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Position Sensing With Lateral Effect Photodiodes
Author(s): Brian O. Kelly
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Paper Abstract

The past several years have seen a dramatic increase in the application of electro-optical techniques to the problems of mechanical alignment. Although these problems have existed for a long time, the applications are new and have required significant developments in position sensing detectors. UDT's lateral effect photodiodes and the systems using them represent state-of-the-art in position sensing. The discussion will include physics of these position sensing detectors and the presently available specifications.

Paper Details

Date Published: 28 February 1978
PDF: 5 pages
Proc. SPIE 0129, Effective Utilization of Optics in Quality Assurance I, (28 February 1978); doi: 10.1117/12.956015
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Brian O. Kelly, United Detector Technology, Inc. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0129:
Effective Utilization of Optics in Quality Assurance I
Jose Cruz, Editor(s)

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