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SIlvaco TCAD PIN Photodiode

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hye, i want to ask, can i create a structure of PIN photodiode in reverse arrangenment? from P-I-N to N-I-P. thanks
 

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Not sure but, CdTe cells use NIP structure, a variation of the PIN structure. In a NIP structure, an intrinsic CdTe layer is sandwiched by n-doped CdS and p-doped ZnTe. The photons are incident on the n-doped layer unlike a PIN diode. Somewhat like this:
 

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