SiPM and SPAD

Slawomir Piatek, PhD, Hamamatsu Corporation and New Jersey Institute of Technology
January 17, 2019

This webinar will provide a thorough overview of silicon photomultipliers (SiPMs) and single-photon avalanche photodiodes (SPADs) for low-light level photodetection. We will discuss how these sensors are designed and operated, as well as the similarities and differences between SiPMs, SPADs, and APDs. Attendees can also expect to learn about the newest versions of these sensors and the variety of applications for which they are suitable, including bioluminescence, flow cytometry, radiation monitoring, high-energy physics, and time-of-flight LiDAR.

About the presenter

Slawomir Piatek, PhD, is a senior university lecturer of physics at New Jersey Institute of Technology. In his role as scientific consultant at Hamamatsu Corporation, he has developed a photonics training program for engineers and is involved in popularizing SiPM as a novel photodetector by writing and lecturing about the device.

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