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500151 500482 501214 501221 501193 501246 500113 501298 500103 500082 501264 501435 500149
Series 6
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Series 6: IR photodiodes with minimal dark current

High-performance PIN photodiodes for low-capacitance light detection as well as for alpha, beta, gamma and X-ray radiation detection.

Special features
  • PIN photodiodes optimized for photovoltaic and photoconductive use
  • Very low dark current
  • High shunt resistance
  • Long charge carrier life time
  • High breakdown voltage
Pin photodiodes of First SensorTechnical specifications and PDF datasheet
Order # Chip Package Active Area
Size (mm) /
Area (mm²)
Dark current
(nA) 3.5 V
Rise time (ns)
850 nm, 10 V, 50 Ω
500151 PC1-6 TO52S1 Ø 1.13 / 1 0.05 10
500482 PC1-6 TO52S3 Ø 1.13 / 1 0.05 10
501214 PC5-6 TO5 Ø 2.52 / 5 0.1 13
501221 PS7-6 TO5 2.66×2.66 / 7 0.1 15
501193 PC10-6 TO5 Ø 3.57 / 10 0.2 20
501246 PS13-6 TO5 3.5×3.5 / 13 0.2 20
500113 PC20-6 TO8 Ø 5.05 / 20 0.3 25
501298 PS33-6 TO8 5.7×5.7 / 33 0.4 25
500103 PC50-6 TO8S Ø 7.98 / 50 0.5 30
500082 PC100-6 BNC Ø 11.28 / 100 1 40
501264 PS100-6 BNC 10×10 / 100 1 40
501435 PS100-6 LCC10S 10×10 / 100 1 40
500149 PS100-6 CERpinG 10×10 / 100 1 40
Technical specifications and PDF datasheet *
Order # Package Active Area
Size (mm) /
Area (mm²)
500151 TO52S1 Ø 1.13 / 1
500482 TO52S3 Ø 1.13 / 1
501214 TO5 Ø 2.52 / 5
501221 TO5 2.66×2.66 / 7
501193 TO5 Ø 3.57 / 10
501246 TO5 3.5×3.5 / 13
500113 TO8 Ø 5.05 / 20
501298 TO8 5.7×5.7 / 33
500103 TO8S Ø 7.98 / 50
500082 BNC Ø 11.28 / 100
501264 BNC 10×10 / 100
501435 LCC10S 10×10 / 100
500149 CERpinG 10×10 / 100
* 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.
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.
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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.