Detector

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Detector

Description

A detector is a device that converts the light falling upon it into a current or voltage that is proportional to the light intensity. The most common devices in current use for fluorometry and spectrophotometry are photodiodes and photodiode arrays.


MitoPedia concepts: MitoFit Quality Control System 


MitoPedia methods: Fluorometry, Spectrophotometry 




Contributed by Harrison DK, 2011-11-18

Generalization

The definition should be extended to include other methods.