SNAKE SW

640 x 512 - 15 μm pitch - InGaAs

The new generation VGA sensor for high performance SWIR applications.

  • Commercial
  • Ground Portable
Component

Snake SW is a very low noise and high speed InGaAs sensor designed for the most demanding SW applications from 0.9 to 1.7 μm.
Snake SW is well-adapted to a large range of applications such as surveillance, airborne gimbals and various industrial and scientific applications.
Sofradir InGaAs technology provides outstanding performances in terms of sensitivity, noise, dark current and operability.

 

Snake SW is a very low noise and high speed InGaAs sensor designed for the most demanding SW applications from 0.9 to 1.7 μm.
Snake SW is well-adapted to a large range of applications such as surveillance, airborne gimbals and various industrial and scientific applications.
Sofradir InGaAs technology provides outstanding performances in terms of sensitivity, noise, dark current and operability.

Features

  • Pixel pitch

    15 μm × 15 μm

ROIC Features

  • Readout noise

    43 10^3 e- (Gain 0) / 120 10^3 e- (Gain 1) / 1.44 10^6 e- (Gain 2)

Information

  • Typical performances
  • Quantum efficiency (QE): > 70 % from 1 µm to 1.6 µm*
  • Noise with ROIC: < 30 e- (Gain 0)
  • Dark current: 30 fA @ 0.2 V detector bias
  • Operability: 99.9 %**
  • Non uniformity without correction: 4 %


  • Packaging
  • Dimension (W x H x D): 42 mm x 30 mm x 9 mm
  • Windows: Sapphire
  • Number of pins: 28 / Standard 1/10 inch pin pitch
  • Cooler: Single stage TE Cooler
  • Packaging characteristics: Hermetically sealed
  • Operating temperature: - 40° C to 71° C
  • Storage temperature: - 40° C to 71° C

Options

  • list img* Optional extended waveband : 0.4 μm to 1.7 μm / QE 40% @ 0.5 μm, 75% @ 0.8 μm, >80% from 0.9 μm to 1.6 μm
  • list img** The fraction of pixels with responsivity deviation less than +/- 30 % from the mean.