The e-ILV provides free access to all the terms and definitions contained in the international standard CIE S 017:2020 ILV: International Lighting Vocabulary, 2nd edition.

To search for another term please use  "Back to the list" to return to the main page or the e-ILV.

For the complete set of terms and definitions CIE S 017:2020 can be purchased from the CIE Webshop. Members of a CIE National Committee or Associate National Committee have access to a 66,7 % discount on the purchase price of the standard.


array detector

physical arrangement of contiguous detector elements to sense locally resolved signals

EXAMPLE CCD array, photodiode array, CMOS array.

Note 1 to entry: A typical application of an array detector is to sense the local resolved output of a polychromator.

Note 2 to entry: In some cases, optical components can form a part of the array as in, for example, a fibre optics faceplate coupled array detector.

Note 3 to entry: This entry was numbered 17-57 in CIE S 017:2011.

Publication date: 2020-12
Copyright © CIE 2020. All Rights Reserverd.