Excelitas Technologies single-photon counter detects from 400 to 1060 nm

March 26, 2013
The SPCM-AQRH single-photon counting module is built on a single-photon avalanche photodiode, and offers a fiber-coupling option.
The SPCM-AQRH single-photon counting module is built on a single-photon avalanche photodiode, and offers a fiber-coupling option. It detects photons over the wavelength range of 400 to 1060 nm, with peak detection efficiency >70% (700 nm) over a 180-μm-diameter active area. The TR version provides time-correlated counting with <250 ps resolution.Excelitas Technologies
Waltham, MA
www.excelitas.comMore Products ----- PRESS RELEASE Excelitas Technologies Announces Enhanced High-Performance Single Photon Counting Module (SPCM) Solutions Latest SPCMs Offer Improved Photon Detection Efficiency and Unmatched Timing Resolution WALTHAM, Mass. (BUSINESS WIRE)--Excelitas Technologies, a global provider of innovative customized optoelectronic solutions, announced today new offerings within its industry-leading single photon counting module (SPCM) suite of products designed to provide customers with the highest level of photon detection efficiency. Built upon Excelitas’ SLiK™ Single Photon Avalanche Diode, these enhanced modules offer unmatched linearity and dynamic range. Specifically designed for OEMs in life science and research applications, the SPCM-AQRH, with a fiber coupling option, and the new timing optimized SPCM-AQRH-TR deliver on the scientific community’s need for the highest-performing photon counting solutions. The enhanced SPCM-AQRH offers an unmatched dynamic range and detects single photons over the wavelength range of 400 nm to 1060 nm. Leveraging a unique silicon avalanche photodiode, it achieves a peak photon detection efficiency of greater than 70% (700 nm) over a 180 µm diameter active area to deliver maximum efficiency. The photodiode is both thermoelectrically cooled and temperature controlled, ensuring stabilized performance despite fluctuating ambient temperatures. The new SPCM-AQRH-TR module is designed specifically to meet the needs of the time-correlated single photon counting market and is intended for highly focused applications like fluorescence lifetime measurements and fluorescence lifetime imaging microscopy. The AQRH-TR will offer an optimized timing resolution of <250 ps. -----Follow us on TwitterSubscribe now to Laser Focus World magazine; it's free!

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