Silicon Photomultipliers (SiPMs) Low Light Detection for Medical Imaging, Bio & Life Sciences, Hazard & Threat Detection

SiPMs for Low Light detection like LIDAR

SiPM Module for turnkey use

Silicon Photomultipliers (SiPMs) are low level light sensors [array of silicon avalanche photo diodes (APDs)]. SiPM’s offer high gain and easy of operation.

SANTA ROSA, CALIFORNIA, USA, September 23, 2020 / — EOC's Silicon Photomultipliers (SiPMs) are silicon-based solid state low level light sensors. They are basically an array of silicon avalanche photo diodes (APDs), each operated in Geiger-mode. This results in the SiPM’s advantages of high gain, low temperature dependency, easy operation and enhanced next generation sensor performance.

EOC's Silicon Photomultipliers (SiPMs) are novel solid-state silicon detectors with single photon counting capability. SiPMs excel in many applications and feature high gain with very low temperature drift, extremely good timing performance at a low operating voltage. They are also insensitive to magnetic fields and stand out with their mechanical robustness. EOC provides cost-effective solutions from high volume applications to customized detector solutions.

SiPMs combine the benefits of vacuum PMTs (high photon detection efficiency, gain and signal-to-noise) with the benefits of APDs (robustness, miniaturized design, low operation voltage, cost-effective and magnetic insensitivity) to an outstanding low level light sensor with an exceptional performance at low cost.

SiPM Features:

Single photon resolution
High photon detection efficiency
High gain and high signal to noise ratio
Very compact devices
Low bias voltage
Insensitive to magnetic fields
Superior time resolution
Counting and CW measurements
Simple calibration and monitoring
Not damaged by daylight
Low costs


Medical Imaging – Improved images and better diagnosis.
Biophotonics & Life Science – Lower noise and superior images at reduced cost.
High Energy & Astro Physics – Reliable performance in harsh environments.
Lidar & 3D Ranging (Optical Measurement) – Extended range with single photon sensitivity.
Hazard & Threat Detection (Homeland Security) – Compact, robust and reliable detection of radiation.
Communications – Cryptography and Data Transmission.
Sorting & Recycling – Fast and energy resolvent detectors for higher throughput.
Positron Emission Tomography – Positron Emission Tomography (PET) scanners have adapted the use of Silicon Photomultipliers (SiPM) as photodetectors.

Bill Bolster
Electro Optical Components, Inc.
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Source: EIN Presswire