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shot noise of a photodetector


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Choose all parameters unit.
All parameters are positive.
The calculated schott noise correspond to the dark current shot noise only if Iph is null and to the photocurrent shot noise only if Id is null.

ParameterValueunit
Iph
Id
dF
dIs
shot noise of a photodetector
Iph : photocurrent Id : dark current of the photodetector dF : photodetector bandwidth dIs : electrical shot noise

Note
This calculation page can not detect all unrealistic inputs.



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