Detector Selection

May 10, 2017

The process of selecting an appropriate photodetector among a photomultiplier tube (PMT), photodiode (PD), avalanche photodiode (APD), and silicon photomultiplier (SiPM) can be confusing. This article provides qualitative and quantitative guidance to the selection process based on WITS$: Wavelength, intensity, time characteristics, spatial characteristics, and cost.

June 22, 2016

Choosing a detector requires evaluating many operating parameters and desired outcomes. This introduction provides a series of guidelines to help find the right one.