Detection of Electromagnetic Radiation

  • Axel DongesEmail author
  • Reinhard Noll
Part of the Springer Series in Optical Sciences book series (SSOS, volume 188)


Different kinds of light detectors and their working principles are explained covering the following detector types: thermal detectors, photoelectric detectors, semiconductor detectors, space-resolving detectors. This is followed by the discussion of some general principles of electronic metrology, which must be considered when applying these detectors. Finally, we compare and summarize the properties of the discussed detectors.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.nta Hochschule Isny—University of Applied SciencesIsnyGermany
  2. 2.Fraunhofer-Institut für LasertechnikAachenGermany

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