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Photodiodes

Opto Diode manufactures high quality standard and custom photodiodes. Our wide range of standard device feature low dark current and low capacitance. The silicon detectors are ideal for general purpose applications, laser monitoring, position sensing, measuring photons, electrons, or X-rays, or for detecting sun and rain applications. The devices operate from the deep UV to the near-infrared wavelengths.

Electron, Photon, X-Ray Detectors (AXUV)
General Purpose
Broadly used silicon photodiodes with sensitivity over wide wavelength spectral response from 400nm to 1100nm.

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Visible (Blue and Red Enhanced Detectors)
Visible (Blue and Red Enhanced Detectors)
Opto Diode offers high quality standard and custom silicon photodiodes in the visible spectrum. We have a large variety of devices featuring low dark current and low capacitance. For responsivity between 400nm and 740nm, we manufacture blue- and red-enhanced devices suitable for many applications. For high volume demands, you may order directly from our sales department or conveniently from Digi-Key.

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Electron, Photon, X-Ray Detectors (AXUV)
Electron, Photon, X-Ray Detectors (AXUV)
The AXUV family of detectors features high performance measurement of photons, electrons, or X-rays from 0.0124nm to 190nm and detects energy from 100eV to 50keV with a remarkable 100% internal quantum efficiency.

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EUV Enhanced Detectors (SXUV)
EUV Enhanced Detectors (SXUV)
The SXUV family of extreme ultraviolet (EUV) enhanced detectors features superior 13.5nm photolithography capability with stable responsivity in extreme UV exposure from 1nm to 190nm, making them ideal for the most critical measurements of EUV light.

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UV Enhanced Detectors (UVG)
UV Enhanced Detectors (UVG)
The UVG family of detectors features stable responsivity over wide temperature and long life in exposure to ultra violet light from 190nm to 400nm. The devices are suitable for a wide variety of applications including laser monitoring of UV-A, UV-B, UV-C lasers.

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Near IR and Red Enhanced (NXIR)
Near-Infrared and Red Enhanced (NXIR)
Our state-of-the-art NXIR family of near-infrared and red-enhanced detectors is designed for superior performance in the spectral range from 630nm to 1100nm. For integrated photonic packaging, reduced footprint die products are perfect for laser diode back-facet monitoring. The newest products in the NXIR family feature rugged, surface-mount device (SMD) technology suitable for high temperature operation, rain, and sun-sensing applications.

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Multi-element and Array Detectors
Multi-element and Array Detectors
Opto Diode offers standard and custom configurations of multi-element or array detectors that provide all the benefits of our AXUV, SXUV, UVG, and NXIR families in compact packages.

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Segmented Photodiodes
Segmented Photodiodes
Ideal for accurate nulling or centering applications, common substrate segmented detectors are available in either bi-cell or quad-cell configurations.

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Integrated Thin Films, Packages, and Optical Filter Assemblies
Integrated Thin Films, Packages, and Optical Filter Assemblies
Opto Diode produces integrated thin film filters for use in detecting solar EUV radiation, soft x-ray radiometry, x-ray and EUV lithography, x-ray microscopy and XUV spectroscopy. We also manufacture optical filter windows, daylight filters, and multi-wavelength package assemblies. Please contact sales for special filter requirements.

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Amplifier Hybrids
Amplifier Hybrids
Utilizing optoelectronic integration, Opto Diode offers standard and customized amplifier hybrids with a variety of gains and bandwidths. Devices integrate TIAs, post amplifiers, thermoelectric coolers, light sources and diagnostic electronics.

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Position Sensing (PSDs)
Position Sensing (PSDs)
Our position sensing and segmented detectors are available in 1-dimensional or 2-dimensional, duo-lateral configurations and provide high resolution and accuracy. Dual and quad elements are used for applications such as position measurement, beam centering, targeting, and guidance systems.

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Application Specific
Application Specific
Application-specific photodiodes are available as standard or customized products. Opto Diode manufactures reduced footprint, high-speed, optical encoders for motor control, and fully depleted, Yag, and laser-targeting detectors with a variety of interfaces. USB, RS-485, and others can be tailored per specific customer requirements.

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Sockets and Electronics
Sockets and Electronics
Opto Diode offers ceramic and Teflon™ photodiode sockets in 2-pin and multiple-pin packages with a variety of spacings, including 12.5mm, 2.54mm, and 7.4mm.

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