Chapter 23. Amorphous Silicon Transistors and Photodiodes

  1. Lewis Fraas2 and
  2. Larry Partain3
  1. Robert Street

Published Online: 4 AUG 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9780470636886.ch23

Solar Cells and their Applications, Second Edition, Second Edition

Solar Cells and their Applications, Second Edition, Second Edition

How to Cite

Street, R. (2010) Amorphous Silicon Transistors and Photodiodes, in Solar Cells and their Applications, Second Edition, Second Edition (eds L. Fraas and L. Partain), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470636886.ch23

Editor Information

  1. 2

    JX Crystals Inc., Issaquah, WA, USA

  2. 3

    Varian Medical Systems, Mountain View, CA, USA

Author Information

  1. Palo Alto Research Center, Palo Alto, CA, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 4 AUG 2010
  2. Published Print: 11 OCT 2010

Book Series:

  1. Wiley Series in Microwave and Optical Engineering

Book Series Editors:

  1. Kai Chang

Series Editor Information

  1. Texas A&M University, USA

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470446331

Online ISBN: 9780470636886

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Keywords:

  • amorphous silicon transistors and photodiodes;
  • a-Si:Hp-i-n photodiode, as light detector in X-ray image sensor arrays;
  • sensors and TFTs in X-ray detector - radiation hardness, response linearity, low image lag and low electronic noise

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Properties of a-Si

  • a-Si TFT

  • Photodiodes

  • TFTs and Photodiodes in Sensor Arrays

  • New Developments in a-Si Devices

  • Summary

  • Acknowledgments

  • Abbreviations

  • References