Type II Superlattice Photovoltaic Detector

1.6 – 6.2 µm, ambient temperature

PVAS-5-0.1×0.1-TO39-NW-90 is a Type II superlattice uncooled IR photovoltaic detector, with excellent parameters. This detector does not contain mercury or cadmium and is compliant with the RoHS Directive.

Spectral response (Ta = 20°C, Vb = 0 mV)

Features

  • High performance in spectral range from 1.6 to 6.2 µm
  • Excellent linearity
  • No bias required
  • No 1/f noise
  • Environmentally friendly

Specification (Ta = 20°C, Vb = 0 mV)

Parameter
PVAS-5-0.1×0.1-TO39-NW-90
Active element material
epitaxial superlattice heterostructure
Cut-on wavelength λcut-on (10%) µm
1.6±0.2
Peak wavelength λpeak, µm
4.2±0.3
Cut-off wavelength λcut-off (10%) µm
6.2±0.2
Detectivity D*(λpeak), cm⋅Hz1/2/W
~1.2×109
Current responsivity Ripeak), A/W
~1.2
Time constant τ, ns
~11
Resistance R, Ω
~170
Active area A, mm×mm
0.1×0.1
Package
TO39
Acceptance angle, Φ
~90°
Window
none

Mechanical layout, mm

Dedicated preamplifier

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