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Silicon Photomultipliers – Low Level VIS Sensors

KETEK Silicon Photomultipliers (SiPMs) are silicon-based solid state low level light sensors. They are an array of silicon avalanche photo diodes (APDs), each operated in Geiger-mode. This results in the SiPM’s advantages of high gain, low temperature dependency, easy operation and enhanced next generation sensor performance.

SiPM (Silicon Photomultiplier) features include:

  • Single photon resolution
  • High photon detection efficiency
  • High gain and high signal to noise ratio

Applications include Medical Imaging, Biophotonics, High Energy Physics, Lidar & 3D Imaging, Hazard/Threat Detection and Sorting/Recycling.

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