Optical sensors
Fast, sensitive

Customized solutions

First Sensor holds the technology, experience and capacity to develop and manufacture custom sensors from chip up to the complete measurement system. The highly experienced and resourceful engineering team offers substantial customization capabilities in development and manufacturing for

  • Mask design
  • Wafer processing and chip design
  • Packaging
  • Electronic design for hybrid modules

Front end customization

We can optimize our front end processes to fit your sensor application:

  • Chip geometry – to suit your application
  • Responsivity – optimized for your operating wavelength
  • Rise time – to meet your bandwidth requirements
  • Capacitance – to reduce noise
  • Dark current – to improve dynamic range
  • Anti-reflective coating – to reduce optical losses
  • Filter on chip – to reduce ambient light effects

Back end customization

To fit your environmental situation our back end customization capabilities include:

  • Filter on package – to reduce ambient light effects
  • Optical components – to include optical functions, scintillators, etc.
  • Light sources – include LEDs or laser dies to miniaturize your assembly
  • Other components – integration of heaters, coolers and temperature sensors
  • Packaging – to optimize cost and performance

Opto-electronic integration

First Sensor offers optoelectronic modules to simplify the integration and evaluation of your application. We tailor solutions to meet your needs:

  • Optimized gain-bandwidth product
  • Electronics for ionizing radiation
  • Temperature compensation
  • Read-out electronics
  • Additional optics
  • Ultra low noise high voltage source
  • A/D converter
  • Customized interface
Company
First Sensor is one of the world's leading suppliers in the field of sensor systems. In the growth market of sensor systems, First Sensor develops and produces customer-specific solutions for the ever-increasing number of applications in the industrial, medical, and mobility target markets. Our goal here is to identify, meet and solve the challenges of the future with our innovative sensor solutions early on.
Investor Relations
Our investor relations activities aim at raising the international publicity of First Sensor AG and at consolidating and extending the perception of our share as an attractive growth stock. This means we keep our online communication transparent, comprehensive and continuous in order to enhance your trust in our share.
Applications
In many market-specific applications, sensors are components that are critical to your success. First Sensor is the partner you need on projects that call for careful selection, customized adaptation and the highest standards of excellence. Our Business Units Industrial, Medical and Mobility are clearly aligned to the core markets of industrial applications, medical technology as well as automotive and transport.
Tailored Solutions
In the growth market of sensor systems, First Sensor develops and produces customer-specific sensors, electronics, modules and complex systems for the ever-increasing number of applications in the industrial, medical, and mobility target markets. As a solution provider the company offers complete development services from a first draft and proof of concept up to the development of prototypes and finally serial production. First Sensor offers comprehensive development expertise, state-of-the-art packaging technologies and production capacities in clean rooms from ISO class 8 to 5.
Tailored Solutions
In the growth market of sensor systems, First Sensor develops and produces customer-specific sensors, electronics, modules and complex systems for the ever-increasing number of applications in the industrial, medical, and mobility target markets. As a solution provider the company offers complete development services from a first draft and proof of concept up to the development of prototypes and finally serial production. First Sensor offers comprehensive development expertise, state-of-the-art packaging technologies and production capacities in clean rooms from ISO class 8 to 5.
Career
Innovation, excellence, proximity – these are our values, our ambition, our drive. Anything less is not an option. Our sensor solutions stand for technical innovation and economic growth. As such, they form the basis for the development and application of new technologies in almost all areas of life. We aim to shape this future together with you.