Corporate Banner
Satellite Banner
Automation & Microfluidics
Scientific Community
 
Become a Member | Sign in
Home>News>This Article
  News
Return

Hamamatsu Photonics IR-Enhanced Silicon Avalanche Photodiodes

Published: Tuesday, July 03, 2012
Last Updated: Tuesday, July 03, 2012
Bookmark and Share
Company introduces new range of silicon detectors and image sensors.

Hamamatsu Photonics has introduced a new range of silicon detectors and image sensors that offer enhanced near-infrared sensitivity.

Using unique laser processing technology, MEMS structures can be fabricated on the silicon surface which act to reduce reflections and increase the surface area of the active element.

This process drastically increases the sensitivity in wavelengths longer than 800nm.

The S11519 series are silicon avalanche photodiodes (APDs) utilizing this new technology, offering ultra-high sensitivities at 1000nm, of between 70-75A/W at a gain of 100.

Compared to conventional APDs designed for YAG laser detection, the S11519 series offers an additional 15-20A/W photosensitivity, under the same operating conditions.

At 1.06µm, the quantum efficiency of these new APDs reaches 40%, compared to 20% for a conventional APD.

The S11519 series detectors are available in 1mm diameter and 3mm diameter active area types, which offer bandwidths of 400MHz and 230MHz respectively.

The S11519 is specially designed for low bias operation, with improved breakdown voltage, dark current and cut-off frequency characteristics compared to a conventional APD.

The increased sensitivity in the near-infrared region makes the S11519 IR-Enhanced APDs suitable for a wide range of applications, including YAG laser monitors, high speed IR measurements, and many more.


Further Information

Join For Free

Access to this exclusive content is for Technology Networks Premium members only.

Join Technology Networks Premium for free access to:

  • Exclusive articles
  • Presentations from international conferences
  • Over 3,000+ scientific posters on ePosters
  • More than 4,400+ scientific videos on LabTube
  • 35 community eNewsletters


Sign In



Forgotten your details? Click Here
If you are not a member you can join here

*Please note: By logging into TechnologyNetworks.com you agree to accept the use of cookies. To find out more about the cookies we use and how to delete them, see our privacy policy.


Scientific News
Releasing Cancer Cells for Better Analysis
A new device developed at the University of Michigan could provide a non-invasive way to monitor the progress of an advanced cancer treatment.
Releasing Cancer Cells for Better Analysis
A new device developed at the University of Michigan could provide a non-invasive way to monitor the progress of an advanced cancer treatment.
Lab-on-a-Chip for Detecting Glucose
By integrating microfluidic chips with fiber optic biosensors, researchers in China are creating ultrasensitive lab-on-a-chip devices to detect glucose levels.
Soy Shows Promise as Natural Anti-Microbial Agent
Soy isoflavones and peptides may inhibit the growth of microbial pathogens that cause food-borne illnesses, according to a new study from University of Guelph researchers.
Soy Shows Promise as Natural Anti-Microbial Agent
Researchers from University of Guelph show that soy isoflavones and peptides could be used to reduce microbial contamination of food.
Parsortix Demonstrates Benefits Over Marker-Based Systems
Research published online in the International Journal of Cancer, shows the ParsortixTM System efficiently captures and harvests intact, viable circulating tumour cells (CTCs), including EpCAM-negative CTCs, to allow for broader downstream CTC analysis.
Experimental Therapy For Brain Cancer Could Prevent Drug Resistance
Information from penny-sized microfluidic chips allowed researchers to anticipate resistance to cancer treatment.
3D Printing of Lego Fluidics
Study shows how 3D printing can open up microfluidic technology to a wider audience.
New Method to Preserve Device to Monitor HIV Treatment
Inspired by pregnancy tests, scientists have developed a method to store microfluidic devices for months without refrigeration, giving developing countries an inexpensive and reliable way to treat patients.
Migration Creates Cancer Cell Vulnerabilities
Scientists found that migration can damage cancer cells’ nuclei and DNA, requiring repairs for their survival. The results may open new avenues for targeting metastatic cancer.
Scroll Up
Scroll Down
Skyscraper Banner

SELECTBIO Market Reports
Go to LabTube
Go to eposters
 
Access to the latest scientific news
Exclusive articles
Upload and share your posters on ePosters
Latest presentations and webinars
View a library of 1,800+ scientific and medical posters
3,000+ scientific and medical posters
A library of 2,500+ scientific videos on LabTube
4,400+ scientific videos
Close
Premium CrownJOIN TECHNOLOGY NETWORKS PREMIUM FOR FREE!