Becker and Hickl GmbH

Becker and Hickl GmbH

Becker & Hickl products include: Photon Counters, TCSPC Cards, Detectors, Sampling modules, Diode Lasers, Lock-in Amplifiers, Delay Generators and Amplifiers. These systems are integrated into fluorescence systems and laser scanning microscopes for FRET and FLIM.

Becker & Hickl develop and manufacture innovative control and measurement systems and complete Time Correlated Single Photon Counting Systems (TCSPC). No other manufacturer of TCSPC systems displays both cutting edge speed and detectability along with a unique abilty to customise systems specifically around your photon counting requirements.

Lasers for Microscopy

BDL-SMN ps/cw diode lasers with beam profile correction

BDL SMC diode lasers

Becker & Hickl's diode laser modules are available in the Blue, UV and Red spectral regions with pulse durations down to 40ps and 20, 50 or 80MHz repetition rates. The SMC series offer CW or picosecond pulsed operation together with an optional single-mode fiber coupler.

FLIM Systems

FLIM System for Laser Scanning Microscope

Upgrade a confocal microscope to carry out fluorescence lifetime imaging (FLIM) with these highly modular systems from Becker & Hickl.

General Purpose FLIM System for Laser Scanning Microscope

Upgrade a confocal microscope to carry out fluorescence lifetime imaging (FLIM) with these highly modular systems from Becker & Hickl. Available for Multiphoton NDD FLIM Confocal FLIM Upright and Inverted Microscopes.

FLIM System for Zeiss LSM 710/780/880 Laser Scanning Microscope

Upgrade your Zeiss LSM 710/780/880 microscope to carry out fluorescence lifetime imaging (FLIM) with these highly modular systems from Becker & Hickl.

DCS-120 Confocal Scanning System

Becker & Hickl's DCS-120 Confocal Scanning Fluorescence Lifetime Imaging system converts a conventional microscope into a high-performance fluorescence lifetime imaging system.

Multi-spectral FLIM system

Multi-spectral FLIM system

Becker and Hickl Multi-spectral FLIM system is designed as an upgrade to laser scanning microscopes. It is an excellent choice for tissue autofluorescence imaging, combined FLIM and SHG imaging, and FRET experiments.

FLIM Systems for Leica Microscopes

FLIM Systems for Leica Microscopes

Becker and Hickl expand their range of FLIM systems for confocal and multi-photon version of the Leica SP2and SP5 with the introduction of a non-descanned detection unit for use for the SP2 and SP5 multi-photon microscopes.

TCSPC Modules

SPC-150NX TCSPC FLIM/FCS Module

SPC-150 TCSPC FLIM/FCS Module

The SPC-150NX single photon counting card from Becker & Hickl is the highest resolution TCSPC card available, offering unsurpassed electrical timing resolution down to 3.3ps FWHM / 1.6ps RMS.

SPC-160PCIE TCSPC Imaging, Multiscalar Imaging and FCS Module

SPC-160PCIE TCSPC FLIM/FCS Module

The SPC-160PCIE TCSPC module from Becker & Hickl is the newest TCSPC/FLIM module now featuring PCIE interface. Offering high end performance Time Correlated Single Photon Counting Imaging, Multiscalar Imaging and Fluorescence Correlation Spectroscopy (FCS) for Laser Scanning Microscopes.

SPC-160 TCSPC Imaging, Multiscalar Imaging and FCS Module

SPC-160 TCSPC FLIM/FCS Module

The SPC-160 TCSPC module from Becker & Hickl is a high end performance Time Correlated Single Photon Counting Imaging, Multiscalar Imaging and Fluorescence Correlation Spectroscopy (FCS) Module for Laser Scanning Microscopes.

SPC-150N TCSPC FLIM/FCS Module

SPC-150 TCSPC FLIM/FCS Module

The SPC-150N TCSPC module from Becker & Hickl is a Time Correlated Single Photon Counting Imaging and Fluorescence Correlation Spectroscopy (FCS) Module for Laser Scanning Microscopes.

SPC-152N - Dual Channel TCSPC Imaging and FCS power package

SPC-152N - Dual Channel FLIM/FCS

The SPC-152N is a dual channel Time Correlated Single Photon Counting (TCSPC) imaging package from Becker & Hickl and features multi-detector capability in two fully parallel TCSPC channels for FLIM and FCS

SPC-154N - 4 Channel TCSPC Imaging and FCS power package

SPC-154N - 4 Channel FLIM/FCS

The SPC-154N is the top of the range Time Correlated Single Photon Counting (TCSPC) imaging package from Becker & Hickl and features multi-detector capability in four fully parallel TCSPC channels for FLIM and FCS

Diode Lasers and Systems (cw and pulsed)

BDL-SMN ps/cw diode lasers

BDL SMC diode lasers

Becker & Hickl's diode laser modules are available in the Blue, UV and Red spectral regions with pulse durations down to 40ps and 20, 50 or 80MHz repetition rates. The SMC series offer CW or picosecond pulsed operation together with an optional single-mode fiber coupler.

BHL-600/BHLP-700 Red & NIR ps diodes

BHL-600/BHLP-700 Red & NIR ps diodes

Becker & Hickl's picosecond pulsed laser diode modules available in red and near infrared wavelengths. The 1mW BHL-600 series offer pulse widths down to 50ps, whilst the 300mW BHLP-700 offers 100ps.

BDS-MM High power, small size, multi-mode ps diodelasers with optical power up to 60 mW

BDS-MM Miniature Diode Lasers

Becker & Hickl's BDS-SM ps diode lasers are small-sized OEM modules with a foot print of 40 x 40 x 110mm.

BDS-SM Miniature ps Diode Lasers

BDS-SM Miniature Diode Lasers

Becker & Hickl's BDS-SM ps diode lasers are small-sized OEM modules with a foot print of 40 x 40 x 110mm.

Amplifiers and Lock-In Amplifiers

8 channel GHz amplifier

8 channel GHz amplifier

The HFAM-26 is an 8 channel 5 kHz - 1.6 GHz wide band amplifier with overload detection for PMTs or MCPs.

ACA-XX GHz wideband amplifier family

ACA-XX GHz wideband amplifier family

The ACA-XX family of GHz wideband amplifiers have cut-off frequency of 2.2 GHz and gain from 13 dB to 37dB.

DC amplifier

DC amplifier

DCA-XX series amplifiers use a composite principle to achieve high bandwidth at DC-400MHz frequencies, ultra low drift and high gain stability.

HFAC-26 26dB GHz amplifier

HFAC-26 26dB GHz amplifier

HFAC-26 is a 5 kHz - 1.6GHz wide band 26dB amplifier with overload detection for PMTs or MCPs.

GHz amplifier for PMTs, MCPs

GHz amplifier for PMTs, MCPs

HFAH Wideband 20/40dB GHz amplifiers to amplify the output signals from high-speed PMTs and MCPs for single photon counting applications at 500kHz to 430MHz. Available with 20dB or 40dB gain.

Photon Counting Equipment

SPC-160PCIE TCSPC Imaging, Multiscalar Imaging and FCS Module

SPC-160PCIE TCSPC FLIM/FCS Module

The SPC-160PCIE TCSPC module from Becker & Hickl is the newest TCSPC/FLIM module now featuring PCIE interface. Offering high end performance Time Correlated Single Photon Counting Imaging, Multiscalar Imaging and Fluorescence Correlation Spectroscopy (FCS) for Laser Scanning Microscopes.

SPC-150N TCSPC FLIM/FCS Module

SPC-150 TCSPC FLIM/FCS Module

The SPC-150N TCSPC module from Becker & Hickl is a Time Correlated Single Photon Counting Imaging and Fluorescence Correlation Spectroscopy (FCS) Module for Laser Scanning Microscopes.

SPC-160 TCSPC Imaging, Multiscalar Imaging and FCS Module

SPC-160 TCSPC FLIM/FCS Module

The SPC-160 TCSPC module from Becker & Hickl is a high end performance Time Correlated Single Photon Counting Imaging, Multiscalar Imaging and Fluorescence Correlation Spectroscopy (FCS) Module for Laser Scanning Microscopes.

SPC-134 Four-Channel TCSPC power package

4 Channel TCSPC - SPC-134

SPC-134 Time Correlated Single Photon Counting (TCSPC) card from Becker & Hickl features four completely parallel TCSPC channels and 32MHz count rate.

SPC-130EM TCSPC module with extended memory

TCSPC module - SPC-130EM

The SPC-130EM Time Correlated Single Photon Counting (TCSPC) module from Becker & Hickl is the ideal entry level TCSPC card for basic TCSPC lifetime measurements. This general purpose TCSPC card offers up to 4096 time channels/curve, count rates up to 10 MHz and channel resolution down to 813 fs.

High End FLIM/FCS Module - SPC-830

High End FLIM/FCS Module - SPC-830

the SPC-830 PCI Time Correlated Single Photon Counting module from Becker & Hickl features 1-4096 bins, 4k-16M blocks, 14 bit routing, Scanning BIFL, incl Operating Software for Windows 95/98/NT/2k

Photon Correlator - DPC-230

Photon Correlator - DPC-230

The DPC-230 16 channel photon correlator from Becker & Hickl enables fluorescence correlation down to the ps range. This card is ideally suited to not just fluorescence correlation experiments, but also antibunching experiments and luminescence lifetime measurements.

PML-Spec - Multispectral Detection

PML-Spec - Multispectral Detection

16 channel multispectral detection assembly to simultaneously record 16 wavelength channels for fluorescence decay functions. Becker & Hickl's PML-Spec is ideal for visible wavelength high resolution (180ps) measurements.

MSA-300 5ns Multiscaler

MSA-300 5ns Multiscaler

MSA 300 from Becker & Hickl is a 5ns Multiscaler with direct data acquisition (1 Channel) incl operating software for Windows TM

PMS400A 2 Channel Photon Counter

PMS400A 2 Channel Photon Counter

Becker & Hickl's PMS-400A is a PCI based Two-Channel 800 MHz Gated Photon Counter / Multiscaler. incl Windows TM compatible operating software.

Spectroscopy Instrumentation

SPC-150NX TCSPC FLIM/FCS Module

SPC-150 TCSPC FLIM/FCS Module

The SPC-150NX single photon counting card from Becker & Hickl is the highest resolution TCSPC card available, offering unsurpassed electrical timing resolution down to 3.3ps FWHM / 1.6ps RMS.

SPC-150N TCSPC FLIM/FCS Module

SPC-150 TCSPC FLIM/FCS Module

The SPC-150N TCSPC module from Becker & Hickl is a Time Correlated Single Photon Counting Imaging and Fluorescence Correlation Spectroscopy (FCS) Module for Laser Scanning Microscopes.

SPC-160PCIE TCSPC Imaging, Multiscalar Imaging and FCS Module

SPC-160PCIE TCSPC FLIM/FCS Module

The SPC-160PCIE is the newest TCSPC/FLIM card from Becker & Hickl for TCSPC Imaging, Multiscaler Imaging, and FCS acquisition. This SPC card features PCIE interface with electrical time resolution of 2.5ps rms for ultra-fast detectors, input discriminator bandwidth of 4GHz, sub-ps low-frequency timing wobble and improved dead time of 80ns.

SPC-160 TCSPC Imaging, Multiscalar Imaging and FCS Module

SPC-160 TCSPC FLIM/FCS Module

The SPC-160 TCSPC module from Becker & Hickl is a high end performance Time Correlated Single Photon Counting Imaging, Multiscalar Imaging and Fluorescence Correlation Spectroscopy (FCS) Module for Laser Scanning Microscopes.

DCS-120 Confocal Scanning System

DCS-120 Confocal Scanning System

Becker & Hickl's DCS-120 Confocal Scanning Fluorescence Lifetime Imaging system converts a conventional microscope into a high-performance fluorescence lifetime imaging system.

Multi-spectral FLIM system

Multi-spectral FLIM system

Becker and Hickl Multi-spectral FLIM system is designed as an upgrade to laser scanning microscopes. It is an excellent choice for tissue autofluorescence imaging, combined FLIM and SHG imaging, and FRET experiments.

SPC-134 Four-Channel TCSPC power package

4 Channel TCSPC - SPC-134

SPC-134 Time Correlated Single Photon Counting (TCSPC) card from Becker & Hickl features four completely parallel TCSPC channels and 32MHz count rate.

Simple-Tau Tabletop TCSPC system

Simple-Tau Tabletop TCSPC system

Ultrafast time correlated single photon counting system in a lap-top form factor. Becker & Hickl's family of Simple Tau systems feature full control and acquisition systems for a complete TCSPC system. Systems are available based on the SPC- 130EM or SPC-150N and are available in single, dual or four channel format.

SPC-130EM TCSPC module with extended memory

TCSPC module - SPC-130EM

The SPC-130EM Time Correlated Single Photon Counting (TCSPC) module from Becker & Hickl is the ideal entry level TCSPC card for basic TCSPC lifetime measurements. This general purpose TCSPC card offers up to 4096 time channels/curve, count rates up to 10 MHz and channel resolution down to 813 fs.

SPC-152N - Dual Channel TCSPC Imaging and FCS power package

SPC-154 - 4 Channel FLIM/FCS

The SPC-152N is a dual channel Time Correlated Single Photon Counting (TCSPC) imaging package from Becker & Hickl and features multi-detector capability in two fully parallel TCSPC channels for FLIM and FCS

SPC-154N - 4 Channel TCSPC Imaging and FCS power package

SPC-154 - 4 Channel FLIM/FCS

The SPC-154N is the top of the range Time Correlated Single Photon Counting (TCSPC) imaging package from Becker & Hickl and features multi-detector capability in four fully parallel TCSPC channels for FLIM and FCS

Photon Correlator - DPC-230

Photon Correlator - DPC-230

The DPC-230 16 channel photon correlator from Becker & Hickl enables fluorescence correlation down to the ps range. This card is ideally suited to not just fluorescence correlation experiments, but also antibunching experiments and luminescence lifetime measurements.

FLIM System for Laser Scanning Microscope

FLIM upgrade

Upgrade a confocal microscope to carry out fluorescence lifetime imaging (FLIM) with these highly modular systems from Becker & Hickl.

Time Correlated Single Photon Counting Equipment

SPC-150NX TCSPC FLIM/FCS Module

SPC-150 TCSPC FLIM/FCS Module

The SPC-150NX single photon counting card from Becker & Hickl is the highest resolution TCSPC card available, offering unsurpassed electrical timing resolution down to 3.3ps FWHM / 1.6ps RMS.

SPC-150N TCSPC FLIM/FCS Module

SPC-150 TCSPC FLIM/FCS Module

The SPC-150N TCSPC module from Becker & Hickl is a Time Correlated Single Photon Counting Imaging and Fluorescence Correlation Spectroscopy (FCS) Module for Laser Scanning Microscopes.

Multi-spectral FLIM system

Multi-spectral FLIM system

Becker and Hickl Multi-spectral FLIM system is designed as an upgrade to laser scanning microscopes. It is an excellent choice for tissue autofluorescence imaging, combined FLIM and SHG imaging, and FRET experiments.

DCS-120 Confocal Scanning System

DCS-120 Confocal Scanning System

Becker & Hickl's DCS-120 Confocal Scanning Fluorescence Lifetime Imaging system converts a conventional microscope into a high-performance fluorescence lifetime imaging system.

Simple-Tau Tabletop TCSPC system

Simple-Tau Tabletop TCSPC system

Ultrafast time correlated single photon counting system in a lap-top form factor. Becker & Hickl's family of Simple Tau systems feature full control and acquisition systems for a complete TCSPC system. Systems are available based on the SPC- 130EM or SPC-150N and are available in single, dual or four channel format.

SPC-130EM TCSPC module with extended memory

TCSPC module - SPC-130EM

The SPC-130EM Time Correlated Single Photon Counting (TCSPC) module from Becker & Hickl is the ideal entry level TCSPC card for basic TCSPC lifetime measurements. This general purpose TCSPC card offers up to 4096 time channels/curve, count rates up to 10 MHz and channel resolution down to 813 fs.

SPC-152N - Dual Channel TCSPC Imaging and FCS power package

SPC-152N - 4 Channel FLIM/FCS

The SPC-152N is a dual channel Time Correlated Single Photon Counting (TCSPC) imaging package from Becker & Hickl and features multi-detector capability in two fully parallel TCSPC channels for FLIM and FCS

SPC-154N - 4 Channel TCSPC Imaging and FCS power package

SPC-154 - 4 Channel FLIM/FCS

The SPC-154N is the top of the range Time Correlated Single Photon Counting (TCSPC) imaging package from Becker & Hickl and features multi-detector capability in four fully parallel TCSPC channels for FLIM and FCS

High End FLIM/FCS Module - SPC-830

High End FLIM/FCS Module - SPC-830

the SPC-830 PCI Time Correlated Single Photon Counting module from Becker & Hickl features 1-4096 bins, 4k-16M blocks, 14 bit routing, Scanning BIFL, incl Operating Software for Windows 95/98/NT/2k

DPC-230 - Photon Correlator Single Photon Counting module

Photon Correlator - DPC-230

The DPC-230 16 channel photon correlator from Becker & Hickl enables fluorescence correlation down to the ps range. This card is ideally suited to not just fluorescence correlation experiments, but also antibunching experiments and luminescence lifetime measurements.

FLIM Systems for Leica Microscopes

FLIM Systems for Leica Microscopes

Becker and Hickl expand their range of FLIM systems for confocal and multi-photon version of the Leica SP2and SP5 with the introduction of a non-descanned detection unit for use for the SP2 and SP5 multi-photon microscopes.

HRT-41 4 channel TCSPC-PMT router

HRT-41 4 channel TCSPC-PMT router

Use the HRT-41 from Becker & Hickl to connect to up to 4 PMT TCSPC detectors to one controller.

HRT-81 8 channel TCSPC-PMT router

HRT-81 8 channel TCSPC-PMT router

The HRT-81 module from Becker & Hickl connects up to eight separate detectors to one bh TCSPC module.

HRT-82 8 Channel TCSPC-APD Router

HRT-82 TCSPC to APD Router

Becker & Hickl's HRT-82 TCSPC router module for APDs connects up to eight separate APD modules to one bh TCSPC module.

FLIM System for Laser Scanning Microscope

FLIM upgrade

Upgrade a confocal microscope to carry out fluorescence lifetime imaging (FLIM) with these highly modular systems from Becker & Hickl.

PML-Spec - Multispectral Detection

PML-Spec - Multispectral Detection

16 channel multispectral detection assembly to simultaneously record 16 wavelength channels for fluorescence decay functions. Becker & Hickl's PML-Spec is ideal for visible wavelength high resolution (180ps) measurements.

DDG-200 pulse/delay generator

DDG-200 pulse/delay generator

The DDG-200 Digital pulse / delay generator from Becker & Hickl has 2 synchronous reference outputs and 6 delayed output channels.

DCC-100 detector control module

DCC-100 detector control module

Detector control module DCC-100 from Becker & Hickl for control of Becker & Hickl PMT modules. Power supply and gain control for Hamamatsu H7422, H5783 or H5773 modules.

Photomultipliers, Systems and Housings

HPM-100 Series High Speed Hybrid Detectors

High Speed Hybrid Detectors

New Hybrid detectors for TCSPC measurements from Becker and Hickl. Available with either a GaAsP cathode or a GaAs cathode for increased NIR sensitivity.

PMC-100 Universal TCSPC Detector

PMC-100 Cooled PMT Module

PMC-100 from Becker & Hickl is a cooled high speed PMT detector head for photon counting. Ideal for TCSPC systems operated with DCC-100.

PML-16-C 16 channel photomultiplier head

PML-16 16 channel PMT module

PML-16 from Becker & Hickl is a 16 channel photomultiplier head for bh Time Correlated Single Photon Counting (TCSPC) modules.

Silicon Detectors

8 channel SPAD Module

8 channel SPAD Module

8 channel SPAD module from Becker & Hickl containing eight actively quenched SPAD pixels on a single silicon chip, enabling simultaneous measurement in all 8 channels.

PDM-400 PIN photodiode module

PDM-400 PIN photodiode module

PDM-400 High speed PIN photo-diode from Becker & Hickl is used for the detection of light signals and for trigger applications.

PHD-400 PIN photodiode module

PHD-400 PIN photodiode module

The PHD-400 is a high speed, PIN photodiode module with current indicator. Suitable for high repetition rate TCSPC measurements.

PDI-400 Integrating Photodiode Module

PDI-400 Integrating Photodiode Module

High sensitivity integrating detector from Becker & Hickl for pulsed light signals. The PDI-400 includes a high performance photodiode, a low noise charge sensitive amplifier and an active high pass filter.

APM-400 High speed APD module

APM-400 High speed APD module

The APM-400 from Becker & Hickl is a high speed avalanche photodiode module used for the detection of pulsed light signals and for trigger applications.

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