Single-Photon Detectors

Single-Photon Detectors from UV to IR

Designed and manufactured by Becker & Hickl - bh offers a wide range of detectors including photomultiplier tubes (PMC), hybrid photo detectors (HPM), single-photon avalanche diodes (SPAD) for the visible and IR range as well as multi-channel- and multi-spectral detectors. Time rersolution for the fastest detectors is in the sub-20-ps range (full width at half-maximum of the IRF). The detection range covers the wavelengths from UV to the IR, with time resolution spanning from smaller than 20 ps to a few 100 ps. The detectors are suitable for fluorescence-decay recording by classic TCSPC, anti-bunching, FCS, FLIM, PLIM and other applications. bh guarantee that their TCSPC modules work with any photon counting detector, including superconducting NbN detectors,  and reach the shortes possible IRF width.

Please see The bh TCSPC Handbook, 8th edition, chapter 'Detectors for TCSPC'.

Choose your detection now:

 

Hybrid Photo Detectors

(HPM-100)

Cooled fast PMT Modules

(PMC-150)

Multi-Channel- / Multi-Spectral Detectors

(PML-Spec, MW FLIM)

Single-Photon APDs

(ID-100 / ID-120)

Infrared  SPAD Detector

(ID Qube NIR / ID-230)

Super Conducting NbN Detector

(Scontel Detector)

Wavelength Range / nm 220 – 900 185 – 900 300 – 820 350 – 1000 900 – 1700 500 – 2500
Transit Time Spread typ.Values (TCSPC IRF) / ps < 20 130 180 40 150 < 18
Detection Efficiency (max.) 45 % at 500 nm 43 % at 350 nm

45 % at 540 nm

80 % at 800 nm 25 % at 1550 nm 85 % from 700 nm to 1300 nm
Size of Active Area 3 mm, 6 mm 8 mm

Linear (0.8 × 16) mm,

Quadratic (4 by 4) mm

20, 50, 500, SMF, MMF SMF, MMF SMF

Hybrid Photo Detectors

HPM-100

Cooled Fast PMT Modules

PMC-150

Small Cooled High Speed PMT Modules

PMCS-150

Multi-Channel Detectors

PML-16-1-C / PML-16-100-C / PML-16-GaAsP

Multi-Spectral Detectors

PML-Spec, PML-Spec GaAsP, MW-FLIM, MW-FLIM GaAsP

VIS Range Single-Photon APD (SPAD)

ID-100

Large-Area Single-Photon APD (SPAD)

ID-120

ID Qube NIR Free-Running

ID-Qube-NIR-FR

Infrared InGaAs/InP SPAD Detector

ID-230

Super Conducting NbN Detector

Scontel Detector
Are you looking for documentation of former products? Please check Discontinued Products

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