Photodiode by Vishay Intertechnology

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The VEMD6160X01 from Vishay Intertechnology is a Silicon PIN Photodiode that operates at a wavelength of 840 nm. It has a spectral range of 700 nm - 1070 nm and radiant sensitive area of 0.85 mm2. This photodiode has a rise time of 60 ns and fall time of 50 ns at 830 nm. It has a forward voltage of 0.85 V and minimum breakdown voltage of 20 V.

The VEMD6160X01 has a reverse dark current of 0.03 nA and an open-circuit voltage of 360 mV (at 950 nm). It has a short circuit current of 5 µA and dissipates 215 mW of power. This photodiode is available in a surface mount package that measures 4 (L) mm x 2 (W) mm x 1.05 (H) mm and is ideal for high-speed photodetector, small signal detection, and proximity sensor applications.

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Product Details

  • Part Number
  • Manufacturer
    Vishay Intertechnology
  • Description
    840 nm Silicon PIN Photodiode for Small Signal Detection


  • Application
    High speed photo detector, Small signal detection, Proximity sensors

General Parameters

  • Breakdown Voltage
    20 V
  • Configuration
  • Detector Sensitivity
    ±70 Degree (Angle of half sensitivity)
  • Fall Time
    50 ns
  • Forward Voltage
    0.85 to 1.1 V
  • Package
    Surface Mount
  • Package Type
    Surface Mount
  • Photodetector Type
  • Operation Mode
  • Wavelength Range
    700 to 1070 nm
  • Photodiode Material
  • Power Dissipation
    215 mW
  • Reverse Current
    3.5 to 7 µA
  • Reverse Voltage
    20 V
  • RoHs
  • Short Circuit Current
    5 µA
  • Capacitance
    4.6 to 11 pF
  • Dark Current
    0.03 to 5 nA
  • Rise Time
    60 ns

Physical Properties

  • Active Area
    0.85 mm2
  • Dimensions
    4 x 2 x 1.05 mm (L x W x H)


  • Operating Temperature display
    -40 to 110 Degree C
  • Storage Temperature
    -40 to 110 Degree C
  • Temperature Coefficient
    0.1 %/K

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