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23 February 2018 On the prospects of application and development of solid-state photomultipliers for the task of analog detecting of pulsed optical signals
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In this paper, we analyze the influence of the crosstalk level and the dynamic range on the basic characteristics of a silicon solid-state photomultiplier and demonstrate their importance for detecting of optical signals with backlight illumination, in particular, for LIDAR application. Experimental results obtained in the study of threshold and fluctuation parameters of detectors with different levels of crosstalk and dynamic range are presented. It is shown that the detector design combining a high dynamic range with a small crosstalk gives a noticeable advantage in such applications.
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S. V. Bogdanov, N. A. Kolobov, E. V. Levin, Y. I. Pozdnyakov, V. E. Shubin, D. A. Shushakov, K. Yu. Sitarsky, and R. A. Torgovnikov "On the prospects of application and development of solid-state photomultipliers for the task of analog detecting of pulsed optical signals", Proc. SPIE 10526, Physics and Simulation of Optoelectronic Devices XXVI, 105262G (23 February 2018); doi: 10.1117/12.2290956; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.2290956
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