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This series of highly sensitive, cooled cameras is equipped with ultra-low noise 18-bit readout electronics and perfectly suited for spectroscopy and imaging applications in the NIR, VIS and UV range. The detectors deliver spectra and images with outstanding dynamic range. To find the best solution for your application, greateyes offers various scientific CCD sensors with different technologies and coatings with quantum efficiencies up to 98%.


  • Up to 98% peak quantum efficiency
  • Ultra-deep cooling to -100 °C
  • 18-bit dynamic range
  • Multi-MHz Readout
  • Max. full well capacity of 120 ke-
  • Scientific low-noise CCD sensors
  • Compact camera design

ELSE-i 1k1k DD MU2

Model Specification ELSE-i 1k1k DD MU2

Image area 13.3 mm × 13.3 mm
Pixel format 1024 x 1024 pixels
Pixel size 13 µm × 13 µm
CCD sensor cooling Min. -100°C to 20°C, forced air or liquid cooling
Gain 1 counts/e-
Data link USB 3.0, Gigabit Ethernet
Distance flange - focal plane 10.0 mm
Dimensions 8.3cm (3.27“) × 10.0cm (3.94“) × 13.1cm (5.16“) (W × H × L)
Weight 2 200 g
CCD sensor type Back-illuminated, deep depletion, fringe suppression
Sensor coating Multiband antireflective
Full well capacity 120 k e-

Common Specification ELSE for UV VIS NIR

Pixel readout frequency 50 kHz, 100 kHz, 250kHz, 500 kHz, 1 MHz, 3 MHz (5 MHz for visualization mode)
AD converter resolution 18-bit
Software greateyes Vision software for Windows 7/10
SDK and drivers SDK for Windows/Linux, driver for Python, LabVIEW, EPICS, Tango system
Power supply 80 - 240 VAC, 47 Hz - 63 Hz, max. 1.1 A (230 VAC), 1.9 A (115 VAC)
Certification CE
Linearity Better than 99%

Quantum efficiency curves

Basic front-illuminated CCD sensors

Enhanced back-illuminated CCD sensors for UV range

Deep-depletion, NIMO CCD sensors for NIR range

Back-illuminated CCD sensors for VIS range


greateyes Vision software

The greateyes Vision software suite provides access to all camera functionalities. It includes comprehensive visualization, analysis and storage options and supports important features such as wavelength and geometric calibration, crop and burst modes and various file formats. The software runs on 32/64-bit Windows systems. For integration into other systems, a software development kit and drivers are available.

  • Supports crop and burst readout modes for higher frame rates and precise time resolution 
  • Supports flexible horizontal and vertical binning
  • Wavelength and geometric calibration
  • Various file formats: JPG, BMP, TXT, TIFF (16-bit), DAT raw data
  • Many drivers available for integration into other systems 
  • Language support in English and German
  • Comprehensive visualization and image manipulation routines
  • Runs on 32/64-bit Windows systems