Dark-current meaning

The current that flows in a photodetector when it is not receiving any light. It may increase as the temperature rises.
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Unwanted current or signal in a photodetector in the absence of incident light, resulting from thermally excited electrons or leakage of current along the current path.
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(physics) The temperature-dependant current that flows in a photodetector when no light is shining on it.
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