Hamamatsu Corporation



Volume 30
Issue 12

Company Description

Hamamatsu Corporation is the North American subsidiary of Hamamatsu Photonics K.K. (Japan), a leading manufacturer of devices for the generation and measurement of infrared, visible, and ultraviolet light, as well as X-rays. These devices include photodiodes, silicon photomultipliers, photodiode arrays (image sensors), infrared detectors, ion detectors, photomultiplier tubes, scientific light sources, and modular spectrometers. The parent company is dedicated to the advancement of photonics through extensive research. This corporate philosophy results in state-of-the-art products which are used throughout the world in scientific, industrial, and commercial applications.

Chief Spectroscopic Techniques Supported


  • Atomic absorption spectroscopy

  • IR spectroscopy

  • Mass spectrometry

  • Raman spectroscopy and SERS

  • UV-visible spectroscopy

  • X-ray spectroscopy


Markets Served

Hamamatsu provides high performance components for analytical instruments. These components include detectors and light sources for use in UV-vis, NIR, Raman, TOF-MS, and other spectrometers. We also provide modular spectrometers for medical and biological research, environmental monitoring, production and process control, semiconductor inspection, chromatography, food analysis, water content measurement, and other industries.

Major Products/Services


  • UV-vis detectors: photodiodes, silicon photomultipliers, and photomultiplier tubes

  • IR detectors: InAs, InAsSb, InGaAs, InSb, MCT (HgCdTe), PbS, PbSe, and thermopiles

  • Ion detectors: microchannel plate assemblies and electron multiplier tubes

  • X-ray detectors: photodiodes, silicon photomultipliers, photomultiplier tubes, and cameras

  • Photodiode arrays (image sensors): CCD, CMOS, NMOS, and InGaAs

  • Modular spectrometers: UV-vis absorption, NIR, Raman, fluorescence, and MEMS-FTIR

  • Light sources: xenon lamps, xenon flash lamps, deuterium lamps, hollow cathode lamps, laser diodes, and quantum cascade lasers



Hamamatsu Corporation has its headquarters in Bridgewater, New Jersey. In addition, engineers are located in offices throughout the US to provide technical and sales support.

Hamamatsu Corporation
360 Foothill Road
Bridgewater, NJ 08807

(908) 231-0960

(908) 231-1539


WEB SITEwww.hamamatsu.com

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