Bandwidth of photodiode

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What does the bandwiidth of a photodiode signify? I just know that it is related to speed of photodiode, but while dealing with PD practically in lab. , what does its bandwidth tell me ?
 

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As always, the CONTEXT of the word is significant here. Without knowing such a thing, one would say that the bandwidth here corresponds to the range of EM frequency that the photodiode has a "reasonable response" to.

Next time, be more verbose in your question.

Zz.
 

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