Silicon Photomultipliers - Low Level VIS Sensors

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Silicon Photomultipliers (SiPMs) are novel solid-state silicon detectors with single photon counting capability. SiPMs excel in many applications and feature high gain with very low temperature drift, extremely good timing performance at a low operating voltage. They are also insensitive to magnetic fields and stand out with their mechanical robustness. KETEK provides cost-effective solutions from high volume applications to customized detector solutions.

SiPM (Silicon Photomultiplier) features include:

  • Single photon resolution
  • High photon detection efficiency
  • High gain and high signal to noise ratio
  • Superior time resolution
  • Counting and CW measurements

Applications include:

SiPMs combine the benefits of vacuum PMTs (high photon detection efficiency, gain and signal-to-noise) with the benefits of APDs (robustness, miniaturized design, low operation voltage, cost-effective and magnetic insensitivity) to an outstanding low level light sensor with an exceptional performance at low cost.