Product News: Electronic Components & Devices
Wand Photodiode Sensors include built-in temperature sensing.
Press Release Summary:
December 19, 2012 - Packaged in metal housing with integrated calibration-data storage and automatic OD3 attenuator On/Off position sensor, Series 918D-ST is available with 10 x 10 mm silicon, UV-enhanced silicon, or germanium photodetector. Models 918D-ST-IR, 918D-ST-SL, and 918D-ST-UV operate from 780–1,800 nm, 400–1,100 nm, and 200–1,100 nm, respectively. Supplied with NIST-traced calibration report, sensors are suitable for laser and other optical power measurements where space is limited.
Original Press Release
Newport Introduces 918D-ST Series Wand Photodiode Sensors
Press release date: December 18, 2012
A large area 10 mm x 10 mm silicon, UV-enhanced silicon, or germanium photodetector combines with the ergonomic case design, making the new wand photodiodes ideal for applications in laser and other optical power measurements, where access or space is limited. Newport’s rigorous calibration system offers the best value for detectors with the smallest calibration uncertainty. When used with select advanced power meter models from Newport, the new 918D-ST series detectors allow the user to change position of the attenuator without having to reconfigure the power meter, and it permits more accurate measurements by auto-adjusting the responsivity of the photodiode.
The new wand detectors are available for shipping now with a NIST-traced calibration report that details individual detector responsivity, measured with and without attenuator. For more information, please visit: www.newport.com/918D-ST
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