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Osram BPW21 Silicon Photodiode

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Brand: Osram MPN: BPW21
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A silicon photodiode especially suited for applications from 350nm to 820nm. Adapted to human eye sensitivity, hermetically sealed metal package, exposure meter for daylight, artificial light of high colour temperature in photographic fields and colour analysis.

  • Especially suitable in the 350 to 820nm wavelength range
  • Hermetically sealed two pin package, similar to TO-5
  • Low dark current
  • Fast rise and fall time
  • Case is cathode, insulated pin is anode

Wavelength of max. sensitivity550nm
Spectral range350 to 820nm
Spectral sensitivity0.34A/W
Rise/fall time1.5ns
Half angle±55°
Dark current2nA
Noise equivalent power (VR=5V)7.2 x 10-14W/√Hz
Forward voltage1.2V
Reverse voltage10V
Power dissipation250mW

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