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First Sensor AG - High Precision Miniaturised Pumps and Valves

We supply high precision pumps and valves to control and convey gas and liquid flows in medical, measuring, analytics and laboratory technologies. (read more)

First Sensor AG - Silicon Photomultipliers (SiPMs) CSP

Silicon photomultipliers (SiPMs) from First Sensor are innovative solid-state silicon detectors with single photon sensitivity. SiPMs are a valid alternative to photomultiplier tubes. The main benefits of these detectors are high gain, extremely good timing performance and low operating voltage. (read more)

First Sensor AG - Submersible Level Sensors for Corrosive Media

Submersible level sensors for corrosive and aggressive media. Custom submersible level sensors from First Sensor include special pressure ranges, calibrations and output signals as well as specific materials for the housing, sensing element, O-ring seals and sensor cable. (read more)

First Sensor AG - Inclinometer and Accelerometer MEMS Sensors

First Sensor features a highly innovative technology platform for manufacturing high-precision inertial sensors for geoengineering, condition monitoring or navigation applications. The MEMS sensors allow for flexible customization to fit your individual application requirements. (read more)

First Sensor AG - Ruggedized HDR and VGA CMOS Cameras

Our rugged and compact cameras withstand the toughest conditions: cold, heat or permanent vibrations to name only a few. (read more)

First Sensor AG - Avalanche Photodiodes for Red and Green Light

The Series 8r APDs with high sensitivities in the red and green wavelength range feature a flat gain curve where the internal amplification rises slowly with the applied reverse bias voltage. Therefore, the new photodiodes allow for easy and accurate adjustments of high gain factors and are ideal for applications which demand fast rise times and low capacitance. (read more)

First Sensor AG - Custom Sensors and Electronic Assemblies

First Sensor specializes in the development and manufacture of custom sensors, electronics, modules and complex systems. As a solution provider the company offers complete development services from a first draft and proof of concept up to the development of prototypes and finally serial production. (read more)

First Sensor AG - SMT Differential Low Pressure Sensors

The LME differential low pressure sensors are based on thermal flow measurement of gas through a micro-flow channel integrated within the sensor chip. The innovative LME technology features superior sensitivity especially for ultra low pressures. The extremely low gas flow through the sensor ensures high immunity to dust contamination, humidity and long tubing. (read more)

First Sensor AG - Pressure Sensors for Corrosive Liquids and Gases

SSO and SSI stainless steel pressure sensors from First Sensor measure gage or absolute pressures in ranges from 200 mbar to 35 bar (3 to 500 psi). Fully welded, media isolated rugged stainless steel constructions allow for high media compatibility with corrosive liquids and gases. Packaging options include diaphragm versions with weld ring and housings with 1/4" NPT or G 1/8 threaded pr... (read more)

First Sensor AG - Power MOSFETs for aerospace applications

First Sensor Lewicki has decades of experience in the construction of discrete and integrated power semiconductors and their hermetic encapsulation. (read more)

First Sensor AG - WBI Mass flow sensors for gases

WBI flow sensors
The WBI sensors with I²C bus interface offer mass flow measurement for air and gases based on a highly sensitive thermal measuring principle. The WBI series includes unidirectional as well as bidirectional flow ranges. (read more)

First Sensor AG - Detectors for Ionizing Radiation

Alpha, beta, gamma, and X-ray radiation can be detected with silicon PIN photodiodes either directly via the absorption in the crystal lattice or indirectly via the measurement of the luminescence radiation of a scintillation crystal. (read more)

First Sensor AG - Inertial MEMS sensors offer ultra-high resolution

First Sensor offers high precision MEMS inertial sensors for the detection of inclination and acceleration. The capacitive sensors are based on single crystal silicon and utilize the latest micromachining technology. The devices achieve large signal-to-noise ratios and excellent stability over temperature which allows them to detect smallest changes in acceleration or inclination. (read more)

First Sensor AG - APDs with enhanced NIR sensitivity up to 950 nm

The new Series 9.5 avalanche photodiodes from First Sensor feature an increased sensitivity in the near infrared (NIR) wavelength range up to 950 nm. Due to its fast rise time and very low dark current the photodiodes are ideal for applications with low light intensities and high modulation frequencies such as laser rangefinding and laser scanning. (read more)

First Sensor AG - Flow-based ultra-low differential pressure sensors

The flow-based LDE differential pressure sensors of First Sensor feature a micro-flow channel integrated within the sensor chip. The extremely low gas flow through the sensor ensures high immunity to dust contamination compared to other sensors. The LDE offers pressure ranges from 25 Pa (0.1 inH2O) and is ideal for HVAC and medical applications. (read more)

News articles and press releases for First Sensor AG:

06/24/2016

First Sensor has been named a 2016 Best of Sensors Expo Award winner.

05/15/2016

The new Series 9.5 avalanche photodiodes from First Sensor feature an increased sensitivity in the near infrared (NIR) wavelength range up to 950 nm. Due to its fast rise time and very low dark current the photodiodes are ideal for laser scanning.

04/15/2016

First Sensor offers a continuous process in order to realize their optimum sensor solution. Tailored Solutions means for us: we analyze the specific task of the customer, plan, develop and manage its entire sensor solution.

03/15/2016
Area View Kit 03/15/2016

Modular Area View Kit allows OEMs fast setup of test systems. First Sensor presents a modular Area View Kit (AVK) for the setup of 360° all-round view systems for applications in special vehicles and machines.

11/17/2015

First Sensor presents a new miniature manifold mountable version of its ultra-low differential pressure sensors with measuring ranges from 25 to 500 Pa (0.1 to 2 inH2O) Full Scale.

10/15/2015

First Sensor extends its range of optical sensors with innovative solid-state silicon photomultipliers (SiPMs) for the detection of ultra-low light levels down to single photons.

08/05/2015

Supplementation of the First Sensor product range and access to SiPM technology thanks to cooperation in development, manufacturing, and sales

06/24/2015

Appointment for three-year term starting on 10 August 2015

05/29/2015

Voted in are Peter Krause as the New Chair, Christoph Kleye as Vice Chair

05/18/2015

Corporate naming and shared brand identity support market penetration and leadership claim in core markets / Presentation at leading trade fair Sensor + Test in Nuremberg

05/12/2015

First Sensor AG, ISIN DE0007201907, makes a positive start to the 2015 financial year. The provider of sensors and sensor solutions increased its total sales by 14.9% year on year to around €33.3 million in the first three months of 2015.

04/13/2015

LDE differential pressure sensor awarded at the Hanover Fair

03/13/2015

Sales €124.0 million and EBITDA €13.5 million within adapted forecasted range for the financial year 2014

09/15/2014

First Sensor presents the new fluorescence-based optical oxygen sensors of the XYO series.

09/15/2014

First Sensor presents a new technology platform to fabricate high precision MEMS inertial sensors for the detection of inclination, acceleration and vibration.

09/15/2014

First Sensor presents the new X7 PIN photodiodes for the detection of ionizing radiation in container and baggage scanner OEM applications. The photodiodes are optimized for scintillator luminescence detection in the visible wavelength range.

09/15/2014

First Sensor presents the new digital megapixel cameras of the Blue Raven line. The stand-alone HDR CMOS cameras feature a powerful digital signal processor (DSP) and internal memory.

06/15/2014

First Sensor specializes in the development and manufacture of custom sensors, electronics, modules and complex systems. As a solution provider the company offers complete development services from a first draft and proof of concept up serial production.

06/15/2014

First Sensor presents the new digital Blue Eagle camera line with a very light sensitive HDR-CMOS image sensor and excellent thermal and mechanical stability for use in automotive and mobile OEM applications.

03/15/2014

First Sensor presents the Series 8r silicon avalanche photodiodes (APDs) with high sensitivities in the red and green wavelength range.

05/14/2013

First Sensor offers diverse possibilities to customise its broad range of submersible level sensors. These include special pressure ranges, calibrations...