Application of photo diode

Photo diode generally used to convert the light into current or voltage based on the mode of operation of the device. So photo diode used in various industries. Now you can check the application of photo diode one by one below :

Application of photo diode :
  • Light detector. 
  • Used in demodulates.
  • Encoders.
  • Optical communication system.
  • High speed counting and switching circuits. 
  • Computer punching cards and tapes.
  • Light operated switches.
  • Sound track films.
  • Cameras.
  • Electronic control circuits. 
  • Used in cameras.
  • Medical devices.
  • Digital signal processing.
  • Safety equipment.
  • Position sensors. 
  • Bar code scanners.
  • Automotive devices.
  • Compact disk player.
  • Smoke detector.
  • Position sensor.
  • Surveying equipment.