21 March 2001 Optical MTF and quantum efficiency analysis for smart sensors
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In this paper we critique the first order quantum efficiency and modulation transfer function (MTF) analysis for photocollection in both a finite and semi-infinite slab of semiconducting material. We derive the correct equations from first principles and perform a case study comparing photodetection in silicon and GaAs. This is of interest in the first order design of GaAs and silicon optical smart sensors and solid-state imagers.
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Derek Abbott, "Optical MTF and quantum efficiency analysis for smart sensors", Proc. SPIE 4235, Smart Structures and Devices, (21 March 2001); doi: 10.1117/12.420882; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.420882
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