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Princeton Infrared Technologies, Inc.

Princeton Infrared Technologies, Inc.
9 Deerpark Dr J-5
Monmouth Junction, NJ
United States
Company Description
Featured Product: The exceptional LineCam12 camera features an InGaAs linear array detecting light from 400 -1700nm.

Specialists in indium gallium arsenide (InGaAs) imaging technology, PIRT designs and manufactures shortwave infrared (SWIR) cameras and one- and two-dimensional imaging arrays. With a wide spectral range of sensitivity, 0.4 to 1.7µm, PIRT InGaAs arrays are widely used in bench-top and portable NIR & Raman spectrometers. Full function cameras available for machine vision apps. See our low-noise MPixel SWIR imagery live. All PIRT imaging products are now available with no ITAR export restrictions.
Product Announcements
28 November 2017
The exceptional LineCam12 camera features an InGaAs linear array detecting light from 400 -1700nm.
The Princeton Infrared Technologies, InGaAs line scan camera is optimized for machine vision and spectroscopy in the SWIR band!

The LineCam12 is a digital linescan camera for imaging in the SWIR and visible bands (0.4-1.7m). It has two digital output formats USB3 Vision and Camera Link. The device can even be powered by USB3 in most applications. The LineCam12 utilize a 1024x1 state of the art InGaAs linear array imager on 12.5m pitch that was built for both machine vision and spectroscopy applications.
The LineCam12 is an advanced linescan camera with 14 bit digital data at 37klines/s on Camera Link output or <20klines/s with USB3. The camera currently comes in two varieties 250m tall pixels for spectroscopy and 12.5m square pixels for machine vision applications. The camera has incredible versatility enabling full wells from 75ke- to 100Me- with 128 steps of variation as well as integration times from 10s to >150s. On chip optical pixel binning (where every other detector is disconnected from the ROIC thus signal is captured by neighboring pixels) is available by command to trade spectral resolution for increased signal level. Pixel skipping or binning is also available allowing for 48klines/s at 512 resolution in the same camera platform, activated by a simple command structure. The TEC stabilized camera has 31 non-uniformity correction (NUC) tables with 15 factory set and 16 user defined tables to enable flexibility for the given environment.
This lattice matched InGaAs array is backside illuminated enabling detection from 0.4 to 1.7um with no bond pads or wires in the way of your signal and minimize stray reflections found in front side illuminated arrays with many wire bonds near the active imaging area. The array can be customized to allow optical filters to be placed on the active detector area something that is nearly impossible in front side illuminated devices.
Press Releases
03 October 2017
Princeton Infrared Technologies Announces World’s 1st MegaPixel, Shortwave-Infrared Camera with No ITAR Export Restrictions
• ITAR-free, visible-SWIR 1280SciCam features1280 x 1024 x 12 µm image sensor
with full frame rates up to 95Hz.

MONMOUTH JUNCTION, N. J. – July 25, 2017 - Princeton Infrared Technologies, Inc. (PIRT) (www.princetonirtech.com), announces the world’s first and only MegaPixel (MP) shortwave-infrared (SWIR) camera with no ITAR export restrictions. The newest camera in Princeton Infrared’s family of SWIR imaging products to fall under the no ITAR restrictions umbrella is the 1280SciCam, with a 1280 x 1024
image sensor on a 12 µm pitch, featuring long exposure times, extremely low read noise, 14-bit digital output, and full frame rates up to 95 Hz. Designed for advanced scientific and astronomy applications, the camera detects light from the visible to the SWIR (0.4. to 1.7 microns). It is available with a variety of lens formats. PIRT’s 1280SciCam and LineCam12 cameras are now classified by the Export Administration Regulations as EAR 6A003.b.4.a for export.

President of Princeton Infrared Technologies, Dr. Martin Ettenberg, notes, “After an exhaustive Commodity Jurisdiction process, which occurred at the very same time as the new U. S. export reform rules went into place, we are thrilled to have our entire product line defined in the EAR. We are now ideally positioned to serve the scientific and astronomical communities, in addition to machine vision and spectroscopy, with our non-ITAR, SWIR imaging products.”

Bob Struthers, sales director at PIRT, adds, “Our 1280SciCam has already generated sales and applications with leading research entities overseas. An EAR export classification will propel our ability to serve these customers promptly and efficiently. This will be very valuable to their upcoming projects and equally beneficial to the growth of our young company.”

Princeton Infrared’s award-winning, imaging products are based on indium gallium arsenide (InGaAs), shortwave-infrared detector technology. To learn more, please visit www.princetonirtech.com.

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Princeton Infrared Technologies, Inc. (PIRT - www.princetonirtech.com) - Specialists in indium gallium arsenide (InGaAs) imaging technology, PIRT focuses on design and manufacture of both shortwave infrared cameras, and one- and two-dimensional imaging arrays. All imaging products are now available with no ITAR export restrictions. They are created in the company’s fabless environment under strict testing and quality control guidelines to provide innovative and cost-effective detectors that image in the visible, near- and shortwave-infrared wavelengths. Application areas include spectroscopy for sorting materials, moisture detection, thermal imaging, astronomy, night vision, industrial, medical, and laser imaging for military markets.