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Improving a Matched Amplifier Circuit for a Photodiode

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000051399D
Original Publication Date: 1981-Jan-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Feb-10

Publishing Venue

IBM

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Authors:
Baier, H Kallmeyer, M Roesch, H [+details]

Abstract

An amplifier circuit for a photodiode is described, in which, even though impedance matching at its input is used, there is no halving of the source voltage. This means that the sensitivity of the detector system is doubled.