Journal of Materials NanoScience http://pubs.thesciencein.org/journal/index.php/jmns <p>Journal of Materials NanoScience is a peer reviewed international journal for publication of high impact quality research articles in field of NanoScience, Nanotechnology, Nanomaterials and research at nanoscale towards development of smart materials.</p> ScienceIn Publishing en-US Journal of Materials NanoScience 2394-0867 Photodiodes: Principles and recent advances http://pubs.thesciencein.org/journal/index.php/jmns/article/view/89 <p>Photodiodes are on the rise. In the past decade many efforts have been made to deliver cheaper, more flexible, and increasingly better performing photodiode devices. The demand for enhanced optoelectronics led to the development of new inorganic, organic, and hybrid materials. In this review we describe in detail the working principles, the characterization, fabrication (types and architectures) and major applications of photodiodes. Recent applications, mainly in imaging, sensing and healthcare are also presented.</p> Vasco D.B. Bonifácio Rita F. Pires ##submission.copyrightStatement## 2019-07-11 2019-07-11 6 2 38 46