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<2 GHz Amplified Photodetectors Data Sheet

<2 GHz Amplified Photodetectors

EOT's <2 GHz Amplified Photodetectors contain PIN photodiodes that utilize the photovoltaic effect to convert optical power into an electrical current and a fixed gain transimpedance amplifier allowing measurement of <1 mW input powers. When terminated into 50 Ω into an oscilloscope, the pulsewidth of a laser can be measured. When terminated into 50 Ω into a spectrum analyzer, the frequency response of a laser can be measured. EOT's <2 GHz Amplified Photodetectors come with their own wall plug-in power supply. Plugging a coaxial cable into the photodetector's BNC output connector and terminating into 50 Ω at the oscilloscope or spectrum analyzer is all that is required for operation.


· Monitoring high repetition rate, externally modulated CW lasers

· Viewing <1 mW laser powers


· Built-in transimpedance amplifier


Part No. (Model)
Detector Material
Rise Time
500 ps
400 ps
Conversion Gain
450 V/W at 830 nm
900 V/W at 1300 nm
Power Supply
24 VDC
24 VDC
30 kHz - 1.2 GHz
30 kHz - 1.5 GHz
Active Area Diameter 
400 µm
100 µm
Acceptance Angle (1/2 angle)
Noise Equivalent Power
60 pW/√Hz at 830 nm
30 pW/√Hz at 1300 nm
Maximum Linear Rating
1.3 V peak
1.3 V peak
Mounting (Tapped Holes)
8-32 or M4
8-32 or M4
Output Connector

a Product specifications are subject to change.
b Not suitable for CW applications
Note: All products are RoHS compliant.