1 electron = 1 photon?

Started Apr 12, 2013 | Discussions thread
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Jack Hogan OP Veteran Member • Posts: 5,311
Re: 1 electron = 1 photon?

PhotonTrapper wrote:  I think you would have to include interaction cross section coefficients into your model. They are not part of the charge collection efficiency but they are a function of the material (Z atomic number) and photon energy (i.e. wavelength).

Regarding double electron emission from on single photon, yes it is possible, but I don't think it has been done on CCD or CMOS material.

Regards,

Thank you PhotonTrapper.  I guess this means that if you get more than one electron it is due to a secondary process.

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