The photo IC is an intelligent optical sensor with diverse functions and integrates a photodiode with signal processing IC in the same package.
Devices that integrate a photosensor, such as a photodiode or avalanche photodiode (APD), and front-end integrated circuit (IC) that reads the signals from the photosensor. Suitable for rangefinders.
Illuminance sensors combine signal processing circuits and a photodiode with spectral sensitivity close to that of the human eye.
These devices integrate a photodiode, amplifier, Schmitt trigger circuit, and output phototransistor into a single chip. Their peak sensitivity is 850 nm.
Delivers stable output by synchronous optical detection, and is reliable even under fluctuating background light.
Functions needed for industrial optical switches are implemented into these photo ICs.
These photo ICs detect laser beam printing start timing in laser beam printers and digital copiers.
Photo IC sensors designed specifically for flame detection (flame eye) in oil-fired hot water boilers and heaters. Since they don’t use conventional CdS cells, these products are RoHS compliant.
Phototransistor amplify the current generated by the input of light, which enables them to derive large output currents from even small active areas.
Transmitter/receiver modules used in systems that acquire real-time road and traffic information through 2-way data communication with Vehicle Information and Communication Systems (VICS) roadway devices.
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