TPX3CAM: Single Photon Counting Optical Detector

Time-Resolved and Event-Driven

Key features

Which TPX3CAM is best for you?

Application-specific packages at an attractive price - or choose free configuration!


From 167,700
  • Single Photon Sensitivity
  • 2 Intensifiers: Red & Green
  • 80 MHits/s Read-out Speed
  • 10 Gigabit optical fibre data transfer
  • 2 TDC channels
  • High Performance PC system


From 155,000
  • Neutron Detection
  • Energy resolved imaging
  • Time of Flight with 1.56 ns resolution
  • 10 Gigabit - optical fibre
  • Green Intensifier
  • Live Data View and Processing


From 128,940
  • Ions and Electron Detection - ideal for imaging mass spectrometry, VMI and COLTRIMS
  • Time of Flight with 50-260 ps resolution
  • Multi Hits capability
  • 10 Gigabit - optical fibre
  • High Performance PC system

None of these options suit your experiment?

The TPX3CAM solution team can configure the detector to match application specific needs. Together we can create the ideal detection system for your experiment.


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Key publications

Ion & Electron Imaging

Multi-Particle Three-Dimensional Covariance Imaging: “Coincidence” Insights into the Many-Body Fragmentation of Strong-Field Ionized D2O
F. Allum et al. J. Phys. Chem. Lett. (2021)

Developing a camera-based 3D momentum imaging system capable of 1 Mhits/s
D. Debrah et al. Review of Scientific Instruments (2019)

Coincidence velocity map imaging using Tpx3Cam, a time stamping optical camera with 1.5 ns timing resolution
A. Zhao et al. Review of Scientific Instruments (2017)

Photon Imaging

High-fidelity simultaneous detection of a trapped-ion qubit register
L. A. Zhukas et al. Physical Review A (2021)

Direct observation of ion micromotion in a linear Paul trap
L. A. Zhukas et al. Physical Review A (2021)

Fast camera spatial characterization of photonic polarization entanglement
C. Ianzano et al. Scientific Reports (2020)

A new macro-imager based on Tpx3Cam optical camera for PLIM applications
R. Sen et al. SPIE Photonics Biomedical Spectroscopy, Microscopy, and Imaging (2020)

New luminescence lifetime macro-imager based on a Tpx3Cam optical camera
R. Sen et al. Biomed Opt Express (2019)

Imaging and time stamping of photons with nanosecond resolution in Timepix based optical cameras
A. Nomerotski. Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research Section A (2019)


New perspectives for neutron imaging through advanced event-mode data acquisition
A. S. Losko et al. Sci Rep. (2021)

Novel imaging technique for α-particles using a fast optical camera
G. D’amen et al. Journal of Instrumentaiton (2021)

Optical Readout of the ARIADNE LArTPC using a Timepix3-based Camera
A. Lowe et al. Instruments (2020)

First demonstration of 3D optical readout of a TPC using a single photon sensitive Timepix3 based camera
A. Roberts et al. Journal of Instrumentation (2018)

Application notes

Velocity Map Imaging