Application Note

Utilizing Silicon Photodiodes For Gamma Ray Detection

Source: First Sensor AG

First Sensor’s X100-7 is an expansion of their detector series for ionizing radiation. It is designed to target high volume gamma detection applications by combining low dark current and low capacitance silicon photodiodes with reliable and cost-efficient packaging. Awareness has been raised in regards to risks from nuclear radiation, creating an additional demand for commercial and personal radiation detection devices. Download the application note for more information on how to utilize silicon photodiodes for gamma ray detection.