Optical Sensors Hub
Hamamatsu has a vast collection of optical sensors to choose from—over 1600 standard parts, covering the spectrum from x-ray to mid-infrared. In this section, you’ll find several guides on the types of available devices, as well as detailed info on particular products.
This section includes a number of articles on photodetectors, image sensors, cameras, spectroscopy, distance measurement, and light sources. See all articles >
Article: Guide to Detector Selection
Article: Speed & Nature of Light
Low-light detectors, photodiodes, and MEMS devices are some of the key Hamamatsu technologies covered in this section. Browse content >
Low light detectors
Product catalogs in PDF format
For easy reference, dozens of catalogs for specific product lines are collected on this one page. See catalogs >
Includes technical info on photodiodes (various types), silicon photomultipliers, image sensors, x-ray sensors, color sensors, infrared detectors, and various types of modules. See handbook >
Photomultiplier Tube Handbook
Topics include the basic principles of PMTs, their performance characteristics, how to operate PMTs, photon counting, scintillation counting, and specialized types of PMTs. See handbook >
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