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Boston Electronics Corp. - Brookline, MA
Supplies quantum cascade tunable IR lasers (3.3 to 17+ microns); UV/IR detectors; choppers, shutters, lock-in amplifiers; single-photon counting electronics and systems for single molecule detection, fluorescence lifetime imaging/spectroscopy, diffuse optical tomography and laser radar. Also photon...
Hamamatsu Corporation, Sub. of Hamamatsu Photonics K.K. - Bridgewater, NJ
Importer and distributor of photonic components and subsystems for use in instrumentation. Products include photomultiplier tubes, solid-state photodetectors, IR detectors, image sensors, scientific-grade CCD cameras, light sources and x-ray solutions. In Europe, please call freephone 00 800 800...
OSI Optoelectronics, Inc., An OSI Systems Co. - Hawthorne, CA
OSI Optoelectronics is a leader in the design and manufacture of high performance standard, custom and OEM silicon and InGaAs photodiodes as well as a host of optoelectronic components and subassemblies for aerospace and defense, security and inspection systems, medical, communications and...
PHOTONIS USA, Inc., Sub. of PHOTONIS Technologies - Sturbridge, MA
Designs and manufactures detectors for ion, electron and photon detection and amplification, as well as low-light imaging cameras and sensors. Products are used in mass spectrometry, high-energy physics, astronomy, medical devices, counterfeit detection, residual gas detection, surveillance, mobile...
SensL - Cork, Ireland
Designer and manufacturer of silicon photomultipliers (SiPMs) for medical imaging, radiation detection and monitoring, lidar, high energy physics, and biophotonics. SiPMs offer PDE, low noise, and excellent temperature stability providing high gain with only 30 V required. Products include single...
Advanced Photonix, Inc., Corporate Headquarters - Ann Arbor, MI
Advanced Telecommunications & Optical Coating, LLC - Albuquerque, NM
Amplification Technologies, Inc., Sub. of Powersafe Technology - Paramus, NJ
AP Technologies Ltd. - Bath, England
AUREA Technology - Besancon, France
CMC Electronics Inc., Unit of Esterline Technologies Corp. - St. Laurent, Canada
Cosemi Technologies, Inc. - Irvine, CA
Diamond Advanced Components - Dedham, MA
First Sensor AG - Berlin, Germany
First Sensor Inc. - Westlake Village, CA
FoCos Optix - Anaheim, CA
GPD Optoelectronics Corp. - Salem, NH
Hamamatsu Photonics K.K. - Hamamatsu, Japan
Hinds Instruments, Inc. - Hillsboro, OR
ID Quantique - Carouge, Switzerland
Kyosemi Corp. - Kyoto, Japan
Lahat Technologies Ltd. - Kfar Saba, Israel
Las Photonics Ltd., Sub. of Prolog Optics Ltd. - Yehud, Israel
Laser Components DG, Inc. - Tempe, AZ
Laser Components GmbH - Olching, Germany
Laser Components USA, Inc., Sub. of Laser Components GmbH - Hudson, NH
LASERVY Corp. - Allentown, PA
Menlo Systems Inc. - Newton, NJ
OEC GmbH - Zusmarshausen, Germany
Princeton Lightwave - Cranbury, NJ
Universal Spectrum Corp. - Middlesex, NJ
avalanche photodiode (APD)
A device that utilizes avalanche multiplication of photocurrent by means of hole-electrons created by absorbed photons. When the device's reverse-bias voltage nears breakdown level, the hole-electron pairs collide with ions to create additional...
A device used to sense incident radiation.
avalanche photodiode detector
semiconductor electronic device
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