Greateyes was founded in year 2007 as a spin-off from Humboldt-University Berlin and then quickly developed to an international acting company. Today it has strong customers in research and industry from many different countries.
Greateyes develops, manufactures and markets high-performance scientific cameras. They are used as precise detectors in a wide range of imaging and spectroscopy applications. Furthermore the company manufactures electroluminescence and photoluminescence inspection systems for the solar industry.
The greateyes wafer scale CCD cameras with back-illuminated 16.8 Megapixel sensors provide exceptional high performance for most demanding applications in research and industry. Due to the large pixel size of 15 μm, a maximum full-well capacity of 350000e- and a very low readout noise of min. 2e- rms, the detectors provide extremly high dynamic range. Flexible readout schemes using 1, 2 or all 4 output amplifiers as well as flexible binning settings are fully supported. A gigabit ethernet interface with full TCP/IP supports flexible integration in large scale scientific facilities.
The sensor is placed in front of the flange maximising the possible angle of detection. A separate pumping port can serve for evacuation of the detector in case it is used together with a window flange under air environments. Integrated multistage peltier elements thermoelectrically cool the sensor, there is no need for cryo coolers or liquid nitrogen. The cameras provide precise temperature monitoring of the sensor and the camera head, ideally suited for controlled bake-out to achieve UHV vacuum conditions.