Detectors for scanning video (10-MHz) imagers should be chosen for their high quantum efficiency and internal gain. Because of the high bandwidth both photomultiplier tubes and avalanche photodiodes are limited by photon noise, so that dark noise is not the determining quantity.
© 1993 Optical Society of America
Original Manuscript: August 7, 1992
Published: November 1, 1993
Robert H. Webb and George W. Hughes, "Detectors for scanning video imagers," Appl. Opt. 32, 6227-6235 (1993)