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Led vs. Photodiode — What's the Difference?

Led vs. Photodiode — What's the Difference?

Difference Between Led and Photodiode

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Led

A light-emitting diode (a semiconductor diode which glows when a voltage is applied)
Light sources can be fluorescent tubes, optical fibres, or LEDs
An LED display
Mar 23, 2022

Photodiode

A photodiode is a semiconductor p-n junction device that converts light into an electrical current. The current is generated when photons are absorbed in the photodiode.
Mar 23, 2022

Led

A semiconductor diode that converts applied voltage to light and is used in lamps and digital displays.
Mar 23, 2022

Photodiode

A diode that exhibits sensitivity to light, either by varying its electrical resistance like a photoresistor or by generating a electric potential in the manner of a photoelectric cell.
Mar 23, 2022

Led

Past tense and past participle of lead1.
Mar 23, 2022
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Photodiode

(electronics) A semiconductor two-terminal component whose electrical characteristics are light-sensitive.
Mar 23, 2022

Led

Simple past tense and past participle of lead
Mar 23, 2022

Led

Under somebody's control or leadership.
Mar 23, 2022

Led

Of a farm, etc.: managed by a deputy instead of the owner or tenant in person.
Mar 23, 2022

Led

Of Lead.
Mar 23, 2022

Led

Diode such that light emitted at a p-n junction is proportional to the bias current; color depends on the material used
Mar 23, 2022

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