Photodiodes

Photodiode Head fits into tight locations.
Photodiodes

Photodiode Head fits into tight locations.

Model PD300-TP laser power measuring head is 4 mm thick and can make power measurements on cw lasers in tight spaces. Sliding filter measures 50 pW to 300 mW and also contains measurement in dBm. Spectral range is 350-1100 nm. Unit provides ±3% accuracy within spectral response range of 400-950 nm. Wavelength calibration is built-in. Model PD300-TP operates on stand or can be hand held.

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Infrared Photodiodes feature miniature custom housings.
Photodiodes

Infrared Photodiodes feature miniature custom housings.

InGaAs Photodiodes offer active area sizes of 120, 300, 400, and 500 Â-µm. IR-sensitive units have responsivity of 1310-1550 nm and operate in spectral range from 900-1700 nm. Model FCI-InGaAs XXX-CCER is mounted on gull wing ceramic substrates with glass windows. Model FCI-InGaAs XXX-WCER features monitor photodiodes mounted on metallized ceramic substrates. Angled surface of 5° on...

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Linear Photodiode Array suits sensing applications.
Photodiodes

Linear Photodiode Array suits sensing applications.

Hybridized with 1 Megohm gain transimpedance amplifiers, 100 element photodiode array utilizes opaque polymer coating process to create mask that blocks any light outside pixels. Mounted on 1 PCB, each detector element is connectorized to TIA using AC coupling scheme to automatically filter out signals due to DC ambient light levels. Nominal specifications include pixel size of 0.045 x 0.050 mm...

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Photodiode suits high speed fiber optics applications.
Photodiodes

Photodiode suits high speed fiber optics applications.

EFD Series InGaAs PIN photodiode, with dark current range of 0.1 to 0.3 nA (when VR = 5 V), has sensitive areas from 0.025 to 3 mm when detecting incoming light. It responds to near IR to run longer fiber optic cables. Suitable for communications to medical sensors, responsivity is rated at 0.9 A/W, and typical bandwidth is 1.5 GHz. EFD Series comes in TO-46 metal can packaging, but can be...

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Understanding Water Hammer
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Understanding Water Hammer

DFT Inc's engineers have been working with professionals in a range of industries for decades, helping to identify and resolve the underlying causes of water hammer. In this eBook you will learn about many of these common causes, how they impact your system and some of the basic changes you can make to eliminate them. In this eBook you will learn: What causes water hammer and why it is such a persistent problem. The role design plays in reducing the risk water hammer poses to your system. DFT's professional recommendations for coping with water hammer.

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Photodiode monitors output of semiconductor lasers.
Photodiodes

Photodiode monitors output of semiconductor lasers.

Silicon PIN photodiode monitors short wavelength lasers, such as 980 nm diodes used for EDFA pumping. It is supplied as bare die soldered to ceramic block, facilitating integration of photodiode together with laser into standard telecommunications packages. Soldering avoids use of organic adhesives, which can outgas over time, eventually contaminating source. Active area is 0.7 x 1.0 mm.

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Photodiodes

Preamplifier uses avalanche photodiodes.

C30659-Series includes low noise Gasfet front end, avalanche photodiodes, and hybrid preamplifier in single modified 12-lead TO-8 package. Avalanche photodiodes can be either silicon or indium gallium arsenide and emitter follower is used as output buffer stage. It has strong response between 400 and 1700 nanometers. To obtain wideband characteristics, output of preamp should be ac coupled to...

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Photodiode Arrays are designed for scanning applications.
Photodiodes

Photodiode Arrays are designed for scanning applications.

EPA-4400 Series consists of 8, 16, and 32 element photodiode scintillator arrays featuring high sensitivity of 400-1080 wavelength and uniform response of 0.30 A/W. Element size is 1.49 x 3.61 mm with element spacing of 1.587 mm. Arrays are suitable for X-ray and scanning applications such as spectroscopy, security systems, and baggage scanners.

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Gorbel Introduces New Mobile Fall Protection Unit
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Gorbel Introduces New Mobile Fall Protection Unit

Providing adequate fall protection is always a critical consideration and one that in many cases can be difficult to ensure. The new Mobile Fall Protection Unit is designed to facilitate positive fall protection in applications that would typically be difficult or impossible to provide with standard methods. To learn all about the advantages and convenience, see our video.

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