Image Intensifiers

Image Intensifiers amplify low light levels for applications such as astronomy, high speed imaging, photon counting and fluorescence lifetime measurement. Our Image Intensifiers provide the highest performance in terms of resolution, speed of response and in-service reliability. Photek Image Intensifiers can be supplied with integral high voltage power supplies and ultra-high speed gate units customised to meet the requirements of a specific application.

Features

  • Customised for specific applications
  • Proximity focused – low distortion
  • 18 mm, 25 mm, 40 mm, 75 mm & 150 mm
  • Single, chevron or z-stack MCP options
  • Compact size
  • X-ray, UV, Solar Blind, Visible and NIR responses
  • Fast gating to 2 ns
  • Ideal for high magnetic field environments

Applications

  • Bioluminescence
  • Corona imaging
  • Fluorescence lifetime imaging
  • High speed imaging
  • Low light level imaging
  • Missile warning systems
  • Photon counting
  • Security detection systems
  • Space science
  • Spectroscopy
  • Threat detection systems
  • Time resolved imaging

Description

Photek's range of image intensifiers provides the highest performance in terms of resolution, speed of response and in-service reliability to deliver photonic measurements for world-class scientific research. Photek manufactures 18, 25, 40 and 75 mm image intensifiers and the world's largest image intensifier with 150 mm active diameter.

A range of photocathodes and input window materials enables a wide choice of spectral responses to suit many applications. The standard fibre optic output ensures a defined output focal plane and allows efficient coupling to CCDs and linear image sensors. A variety of MCP configurations satisfies all gain requirements.

Our image intensifiers can be supplied with integral high voltage power supplies and ultra-high speed gate units customised to meet the requirements of your specific application.

Standard Product

This list constitutes the standard product range from Photek. To talk further about these products or the custom design of a image intensifier for your application then please contact us

Photek Part No.
Description
Datasheet
18 mm series:
 
MCP118
18 mm single MCP image intensifier
 
MCP218
18 mm dual MCP photon counting image intensifier
 
MCP318
18 mm single/double MCP photon counting image intensifier
 
 
25 mm series:
 
MCP125
25 mm, single MCP image intensifier
 
MCP225
25 mm dual MCP photon countingimage intensifier
 
MCP325
25 mm single/double MCP photon counting image intensifier
 
 
40 mm series:
 
MCP140
40 mm single MCP image intensifier
 
MCP240
40 mm dual MCP photon counting image intensifier
 
MCP340
40 mm single/double MCP photon counting image intensifier
 
 
75 mm series:
 
MCP175
75mm single MCP image intensifier
 
MCP275
75 mm dual MCP photon counting image intensifier
 
MCP375
75 mm single/double photon counting image intensifier
 
 
150 mm series:
 
MCP1150
150 mm single MCP image intensifier