InGaAs Avalanche Photodiodes

LASER COMPONENTS is proud to produce the IAG series of Avalanche photodiodes - the largest commercially available InGaAs APD.  

These high responsivity diodes with extremely fast rise and fall times throughout the 1000 to 1630nm range are perfect for eye-safe range finding applications as well as free space optical communication, OTDR and high resolution optical coherence tomography.

The IAG series photodiodes are available with 80, 200 or even 350µm diameter active areas, feature bandwidths up to 2.5GHz and demonstrate very low dark current and noise. Quantum efficiencies of over 70% are typical from 1000 to 1600nm.  

A large selection of package types including fibre-coupled versions are also readily available.

Trade Show

SPIE Security + Defence, September 27 - 28, 2016, Edinburgh International Conference Centre, Booth 501

Photonex, October 12 - 13, 2016, Ricoh Arena, Coventry, Booth D15


LASER COMPONENTS specialises in the development, manufacture, and sale of components and services in the laser and optoelectronics industry.  At LASER COMPONENTS, we have been serving customers since 1982 with sales branches in five different countries.  We have been producing in house since 1986 with production facilities in Germany, Canada, and the United States.  In-house production makes up approximately half of our sales revenue.  A family-run busi­ness, we have more than 200 employees worldwide.



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