Optical sensors
Fast, sensitive
501828 501831 501157 501162 501155 501163 501829 501830 501156 501820 501154 501819
Series 12
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Series 12: with enhanced red sensitivity

These components are characterized by their high speed, particularly in the visible spectral range.

Special features
  • Cut-off frequency up to 3 GHz
  • Very low temperature coefficient
  • Very high sensitivity in visible spectral range
  • Potentially low bias operation
Avalanche photodiodes of First SensorTechnical specifications and PDF datasheet
Order # Chip Package Active Area
Size (mm) /
Area (mm²)
Spectral
Responsivity (A/W)
660 nm, M = 100
Capa-
citance (pF),
M = 100
Cut-off
frequency (GHz)
660 nm, 50 Ω
501828 AD100-12 LCC6.1 Ø 0.1 / 0.008 50 typ. 0.5 typ. 3, min. 2
501831 AD100-12 TO52S1 Ø 0.1 / 0.008 50 typ. 0.5 typ. 3, min. 2
501157 AD230-12 LCC6.1 Ø 0.23 / 0.042 50 typ. 1.5 typ. 3, min. 2
501162 AD230-12 TO52S1 Ø 0.23 / 0.042 50 typ. 1.5 typ. 3, min. 2
501155 AD500-12 LCC6.1 Ø 0.5 / 0.196 50 typ. 4.5 typ. 3, min. 2
501163 AD500-12 TO52S1 Ø 0.5 / 0.196 50 typ. 4.5 typ. 3, min. 2
Technical specifications and PDF datasheet *
Order # Package Active Area
Size (mm) /
Area (mm²)
501828 LCC6.1 Ø 0.1 / 0.008
501831 TO52S1 Ø 0.1 / 0.008
501157 LCC6.1 Ø 0.23 / 0.042
501162 TO52S1 Ø 0.23 / 0.042
501155 LCC6.1 Ø 0.5 / 0.196
501163 TO52S1 Ø 0.5 / 0.196
* For large screens, this table contains more technical specifications. For mobile devices, they are not shown.

Selected chips are also available with bandpass (BP) filter

Technical specifications and PDF datasheet
Order # Chip Package Active Area
(mm)
BP center
(nm)
BP trans-
mission (%)
BP FWHM
(nm)
501829 AD100-12 LCC6.1f Ø 0.1 635 >90 55
501830 AD100-12 LCC6.1f Ø 0.1 655 >85 65
501156 AD230-12 LCC6.1f Ø 0.23 635 >90 55
501820 AD230-12 LCC6.1f Ø 0.23 655 >85 65
501154 AD500-12 LCC6.1f Ø 0.5 635 >90 55
501819 AD500-12 LCC6.1f Ø 0.5 655 >85 65
Technical specifications and PDF datasheet *
Order # Package Active Area
(mm)
501829 LCC6.1f Ø 0.1
501830 LCC6.1f Ø 0.1
501156 LCC6.1f Ø 0.23
501820 LCC6.1f Ø 0.23
501154 LCC6.1f Ø 0.5
501819 LCC6.1f Ø 0.5
* For large screens, this table contains more technical specifications. For mobile devices, they are not shown.

For price and delivery information or any other question please contact First Sensor.
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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.
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