ams AG - global leader in the design and manufacture of high performance analog ICs (integrated circuits)
About ams Investor Contact Us Newsroom Join Our Team Samples & Shop

TSL13T Light-to-Voltage

Light-to-voltage converters - fast response


The TSL12T and TSL13T are cost-optimized, highly integrated light-to-voltage optical sensors, each combining a photodiode and a trans-impedance amplifier (feedback resistor = 80 MΩ and 20 MΩ, respectively) on a single monolithic integrated circuit. The photodiode active area is 0.5 mm × 0.5 mm and the sensors respond to light in the range of 320 nm to 1050 nm. Output voltage is linear with light intensity (irradiance) incident on the sensor over a wide dynamic range. These devices are supplied in a low-profile surface-mount package (T).

Key Features

  • Single photo-diode and transimpedance architecture
  • 6.5µs output rise-time response
  • High Irradiance Responsivity 24mV/(µW/cm2) @ λp = 640nm
  • 2.6mm x 3.8mm 4-lead SMD (T) package

Key Benefits

  • Enables extremely fast response to change
  • Enables fast response to visible light in range of 400nm to 700nm wavelengths
  • Provides for high sensitivity to detect a small change in light
  • Reduces board space requirements while simplifying designs

Product Facts

Operating Voltage [V] 2,7-5,5
Responsivity [uW/cm²] High: 151-400
Responsivity Wavelength [nm] 640
Fast Response Time
Low Noise
Visible Light Cutoff Filter and Lens
Temperature Range [°C] -25 to 85
Packages T-3

Additional Information

  • Sport & Fitness
  • Lifestyle
  • Gaming