SensL is a technology leader specialising in Silicon Photomultipliers, Single Photon Avalanche Diode
and LiDAR sensing products for automotive, medical, industrial and consumer markets.
SensL, based in Ireland, is a technology leader specializing in Silicon Photomultipliers, or SiPM, Single Photon Avalanche Diode
, or SPAD, and LiDAR sensing products for automotive, medical, industrial and consumer markets.
The researchers used a single photon avalanche diode
, or SPAD, to amplify the signal from each photon that struck the detector.
Another very successful single-photon detector is the single-photon avalanche diode
The microplasma diode in Table I refers to GaAs avalanche diode
, biased below the breakdown voltage and periodically driven by external microwave voltage at 1 GHz .
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TABLE I TYPE OF PULSE SOURCES AND THEIR CHARACTERISTICS (5) Best Available Risetime at Type Step/Pulse Amplitude Notes Mercury switch step 70 ps 300 V max PRF = 200 Hz Avalanche transistor pulse 150 ps 12 V device selection necessary Tunnel diode step 25 ps 0.25 V fastest transition time 100 ps 1.0 V 60 ps 20 V commercially available Step recovery step 100 ps 50 V specially ordered 200 ps 200 V four-stack Avalanche diode
impulse 400 ps 125 V MHz rep.
Combining a photocathode, avalanche diode
, high-voltage power supply, and pre-amplifier, the H8236 series achieves such high performance because of its multiplication process.
Currently, a much cheaper and simpler laser setup consisting of a short pulse diode laser and an avalanche diode
detector is under development at the University of Ottawa.
SP050x surface-mount transient voltage suppressor avalanche diode
arrays are specifically designed to protect analog and digital signal lines from ESD transients.