CMOS linear image sensor (S11638)

Source: Hamamatsu Corporation

CMOS linear image sensor (S11638)

Hamamatsu’s S11638 CMOS linear image sensor has enhanced sensitivity in the UV region, resulting in a wide spectral response range from 200 nm to 1000 nm. It’s an active pixel sensor type and features an amplifier added to each of its 2048 pixels.


  • Spectral response range: 200-1000 nm
  • 2048 pixels (14 x 42 µm pixel size)
  • High sensitivity
  • Video data rate: 10 MHz max.
  • 5 V single power supply operation
  • Built-in timing generator and electronic shutter function
  • Photosensitive length: 28.672 mm

Example applications:

  • Spectrometers
  • Position detection
  • Encoders
  • Barcode readers

Visit Hamamatsu’ website for more information.