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Method of Measuring Shunt Resistance of Photodiodes



P R. Thompson, Thomas C. Larason


A method of measuring the shunt resistance of diodes, specifically photodiodes, is examined and the procedure of how the method is implemented using LabVIEW is detailed. Rudimentary comparison with other accepted methods in industry is done. The uncertainty analysis of the measurements using the specified method is given .
Proceedings Title
2001 Measurement Science Conference
Conference Dates
January 18-19, 2001
Conference Location
Conference Title
Measurement Science Conference


diode, measurement, photodiode, shunt resistance, uncertainty


Thompson, P. and Larason, T. (2001), Method of Measuring Shunt Resistance of Photodiodes, 2001 Measurement Science Conference, Undefined, [online], (Accessed June 19, 2024)


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Created December 31, 2000, Updated October 12, 2021