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These PbS and PbSe infrared detectors and arrays have a unique encapsulation that gives you special features:

  • Robust and stable so it can be directly mounted on your PCB
  • Longer lifetime and highest detectivity at room temperature
  • Small footprint through new thin-film encapsulation
  • Bondable contacts
  • Compatible with industry standard production methods
  • The high sensitivity of PbS and PbSe
  • High quality is built into the manufacturing process and inspection

PbS and PbSe Detector Options
Pbs & PbSe Chips (Bare, COB PCB Mounted and in TO-5 Packages)
Multi Single Pixel Matrix Detectors (2 – 16 Pixels)
Multi Pixel Array Detectors (1 – 4 Lines, 2 – 16 Pixels)
Line Arrays (1 – 512 Pixels)

Single Pixel Bare Chip Detectors

trinamiX bare chip infrared detectors are protected by a thin-film encapsulation. They can be directly wire-bonded to printed circuit boards. Bare chip solutions enable small, flexible and very efficient devices.

  • Bare chip
  • New encapsulation technology (patent pending)
  • Fully wire bondable
  • Readily available in large scale

Sizes – mm
Various
2.0 x2.0

Wavelength – µm
1.0 – 2.9
1.0 – 4.5

Peak Detectivity @ RT
1 x 1011
2 x 109

Single Pixel Bare Chip Detectors mounted on a COB PCB

  • Bare Chip detectors on small PCB for easy connection to main PCB of a device

Sizes – mm
3.0×3.0
0.5×0.5

Wavelength – µm
1.0 – 2.9
1.0 – 2.9

Peak Detectivity @ RT
1 x 1011
1 x 1011

Single Pixel Bare Chip Detectors in a TO-5 package

The infrared detectors are available with double encapsulation. The sensors are not only protected by a standard TO package, but also by a novel thin-film encapsulation directly on the chip.

  • Thin-film encapsulation for long lifetime and highest detectivity at room temperature
  • Additional TO package for increased safety, robustness and compatibility with existing products

Sizes – mm
Various
2.0×2.0

Wavelength – µm
1.0 – 2.9
1.0 – 4.5

Peak Detectivity @ RT
1 x 1011
2 x 109

Single Pixel Evaluation Kit

The evaluation kit enables users to easily compare different varieties of the trinamiX detectors and to quickly develop circuit designs for their applications.

  • 2 input channels
  • 48 kHz sampling rate
  • 16 bit resolution
  •  powered and controlled directly over USB

Package includes software performing real-time FFT and statistics analysis. The standard version is equipped with 2 mm x 2 mm bare chip PbS detectors, other detector geometries are available upon request.

Multi Single Pixel Matrix Detectors

Multi-Single-Pixel Array detectors consist of 2 to 16 Single-Pixels in line or matrix design. The detectors cover a wide spectral range, which is highly relevant for applications in inline or mobile process analytics, quality control and gas sensing. The usage of single-pixel detectors enable high flexibility regarding setup and filters.

  • PbS and PbSe Multi-Single-Pixel detector for wavelengths from 1 to 5 µm
  • Pixel numbers from 2 to 16 possible in variable designs
  • Highest detectivity at room temperature compared to standard technology
  • High stability and long lifetime through thin-film encapsulation

Array Size
2-16

Wavelength – µm
1.0 – 2.9

Peak Detectivity @ RT
1 x 1011

Multi Single Pixel Evaluation Kit

The evaluation kit enables users to easily test the Multi-Pixel and Multi-Single-Pixel detectors.

Evaluation kit characteristics:

  • Up to 16 input channels
  • 16 kHz sampling rate
  • 16 bit resolution
  • powered and controlled directly over USB

The evaluation kit can be equipped with different PbS Multi-Pixel detector chips ranging from 4 to 16 detector pixel. The stock geometries are (Pixel Width x Pixel Length _ Pitch):

  • 4 Pixel: 610x2200_620
  • 8 Pixel: 1420x2200_1430
  • 16 Pixel: 610x2200_710

Other detector geometries are available upon request.

A second option is to equip the evaluation kit with eight 2×2 mm Multi-Single-Pixel detectors, either with PbS or PbSe detectors. Optional a filter mount is available for rapid testing of the intended application.

The Multi-Single-Pixel detectors are applied on an extra PCB which can be plugged into the intended socket on the evaluation board.

The data recorded from Multi-Pixel and Multi-Single-Pixel detectors can be evaluated in respect of signal and noise at different modulation frequencies. A modulated source is not supplied, software and instructions will be provided.

Multi Pixel Array Detectors

Multi-Pixel detectors consist of 2 to 16 pixels in line or matrix design. The detectors cover a wide spectral range, which is highly relevant for applications in inline or mobile process analytics, quality control and gas sensing.

  • PbS and PbSe Multi-Pixel detector for wavelengths from 1 to 5 µm
  • Pixel numbers from 2 to 16 possible in variable designs
  • Highest detectivity at room temperature compared to standard technology
  • High stability and long lifetime through thin-film encapsulation

Array Size
2-16

Wavelength – µm
1.0 – 2.9

Peak Detectivity @ RT
1 x 1011

Multi Pixel Array Evaluation Kit

The evaluation kit enables users to easily test the Multi-Pixel and Multi-Single-Pixel detectors.

Evaluation kit characteristics:

  • Up to 16 input channels
  • 16 kHz sampling rate
  • 16 bit resolution
  • powered and controlled directly over USB

The evaluation kit can be equipped with different PbS Multi-Pixel detector chips ranging from 4 to 16 detector pixel. The stock geometries are (Pixel Width x Pixel Length _ Pitch):

  • 4 Pixel: 610x2200_620
  • 8 Pixel: 1420x2200_1430
  •  16 Pixel: 610x2200_710

Other detector geometries are available upon request.

A second option is to equip the evaluation kit with eight 2×2 mm Multi-Single-Pixel detectors, either with PbS or PbSe detectors. Optional a filter mount is available for rapid testing of the intended application.

The Multi-Single-Pixel detectors are applied on an extra PCB which can be plugged into the intended socket on the evaluation board.

The data recorded from Multi-Pixel and Multi-Single-Pixel detectors can be evaluated in respect of signal and noise at different modulation frequencies. A modulated source is not supplied, software and instructions will be provided.

Line Arrays

The arrays are available in a pitch starting from 50 µm. Further customization is possible. Due to their unique thin-film encapsulation they can be directly wire-bonded to printed circuit boards.

  • High stability and long lifetime through thin-film encapsulation
  • PbS detector for wavelengths from 1 to 3 µm
  • Detectivity at room temperature above 1 ∙1011 cm·Hz½/W.
  • Readily available in large scale.

The array modules comprise a 256 pixel PbS array (1-3 µm) and a corresponding read-out electronic in a hermetic PS28 package.

  • Frame rates up to 1 kHz
  • Thermo electric temperature stabilization
  • Analog multiplex output.
  • AR-coated sapphire window for optimal transmittance in accepted wavelength range

Thanks to their low power consumption, trinamiX array modules are the ideal solution for mobile applications such as handheld spectrometers.

Array Size
1-512
256

Wavelength – µm
1.0 – 2.9
1.0 – 2.9

Peak Detectivity @ RT
1 x 1011
1 x 1011

Line Array Evaluation Kit

The evaluation kit enables users to easily test the Line Array detectors with 256 Pixels and to quickly develop circuit designs for their applications.

  • Selectable charge well size from 1pF to 20pF
  • Integration time selectable from 4µs to 200ms
  • Sampling frequency from 1 to 1024 Hz
  • Adjustable detector bias voltage
  • TEC Controller on board
  • Temperature range from 0 to 45°C
  • TEC Controller PID values adjustable
  • Powered and controlled directly over USB

The package includes software performing real-time FFT and statistics analysis.

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