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external quantum efficiency, <of a detector>

quantum efficiency, <of a detector>

ηe; η

quotient of the number of elementary events (such as release of an electron) contributing to the output and the number of incident photons, including those reflected by the detector

Note 1 to entry: See also "internal quantum efficiency".

Note 2 to entry: The external quantum efficiency has unit one.

Note 3 to entry: This entry was numbered 17-421 and 17-1010 in CIE S 017:2011.

Publication date: 2020-12
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