Semiconductor detector

  • US 5,905,264 A
  • Filed: 08/04/1997
  • Issued: 05/18/1999
  • Est. Priority Date: 08/14/1996
  • Status: Expired due to Term
First Claim
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1. A semiconductor detector comprising:

  • a substrate formed of a semiconductor material and defining two opposite facing surfaces and at least one side wall;

    electrodes formed on two opposite facing surfaces of the substrate;

    an electrical insulator formed on at least part of said at least one side wall; and

    an electrical conductor formed over at least part of said electrical insulator, wherein said electrodes, said electrical insulator and said conductor operate generally in the manner of a field-effect transistor.

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