PNSensor GmbH is an internationally acknowledged company in the field of research and development of advanced radiation detectors.


The company was founded in the neighborhood of the Max-Planck-Institutes for Extraterrestrial Physics and for Physics as well as the Semiconductor Laboratory of the Max-Planck-Institutes (MPI Halbleiterlabor) in June 2002. PNSensor conducts research and development tasks on its own responsibility in the field of radiation detectors.

Research Activities

The key competence of PNSensor is the development of detectors for space research, for middle as well as high energy physics and material analysis. Employees of PNSensor are or have been part of the development, production and the qualification of radiation detectors for the following projects: