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InAs and GaAs Hall Sensor Specifications

Axial Hall sensors

HGA-2010

HGA-2302

HGA-2303

HGA-3010*, HGA-3030*

* The active area is symmetrical with the center line of the assembly and is located approximately 0.030 in behind the front surface of the assembly

  HGA-2010* HGA-2302 HGA-2303 HGA-3010 HGA-3030
Description General purpose axial; high sensitivity General purpose axial; 3.30 mm (0.13 in) diameter General purpose axial; 4.95 mm (0.195 in) diameter Instrumentation quality axial; low temperature coefficient; phenolic package Instrumentation quality axial; phenolic package
RoHS compliant No No No Yes Yes
Active area (approx) 0.127 × 0.127 mm
(0.005 × 0.005 in) square
0.51 × 1.02 mm
(0.020 × 0.040 in) rectangle
0.51 × 1.02 mm
(0.020 × 0.040 in) rectangle
0.76 mm (0.030 in) diameter circle 0.76 mm (0.030 in) diameter circle
Input resistance (approx) 450 Ω to 900 Ω 2 Ω 2 Ω 1 Ω 2 Ω
Output resistance (approx) 550 Ω to 1350 Ω 2 Ω 2 Ω 1 Ω 2 Ω
Nominal control current (lCN) 1 mA 100 mA
Maximum continuous current (non-heat sinked, 25 °C) 10 mA 150 mA 200 mA 300 mA
Magnetic sensitivity
(lc = nominal control current)
11 mV/kG to 28 mV/kG 5.5 mV/kG to 11.0 mV/kG 5.5 mV/kG to 11.0 mV/kG 0.55 mV/kG to 1.05 mV/kG 6.0 mV/kG to 10.0 mV/kG
Maximum linearity error
(sensitivity vs. field, % rdg)
±1 (-10 kG to +10 kG) ±2 (-20 kG to +20 kG) ±1 (-10 kG to +10 kG) ±1 (-30 kG to +30 kG) ±1.5 (-100 kG to +100 kG) ±0.30 (-10 kG to +10 kG) ±1.25 (-30 kG to +30 kG)
Zero field offset voltage
(lc = nominal control current)
±2.8 mV (max) ±100 µV (max) ±50 µV (max) ±75 µV (max)
Operating temperature range -20 °C to + 75 °C -40 °C to + 100 °C
Mean temperature coefficient of magnetic sensitivity -0.06%/°C (max) -0.08%/°C (max) -0.005%/°C (max) -0.04%/°C (max)
Mean temperature coefficient of offset (lc = nominal control current) ±1.2 µV/°C (max) ±1 µV/°C (max) ±0.4 µV/°C (max) ±0.3 µV/°C (max)
Mean temperature coefficient of resistance ±0.15%/°C (approx) +0.18%/°C (approx) +0.18%/°C (approx) ±0.15%/°C (approx) +0.18%/°C (approx)
Leads 34 AWG copper with poly-nylon insulation; leads tinned with Sn63Pb37 solder 36 AWG copper with poly-nylon insulation; leads tinned with Sn63Pb37 solder 34 AWG copper with poly-nylon insulation; leads tinned with Sn63Pb37 solder 34 AWG copper with poly-nylon insulation; leads tinned with SAC305 lead-free solder
Data Single sensitivity value at lc = 1 mA Single sensitivity value at lc = 100 mA Single sensitivity value at lc = 100 mA Room temperature, 30 kG data supplied

*Not compatible with Lake Shore gaussmeters

Transverse Hall sensors

HGT-1010

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HGT-1020

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HGT-1050

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HGT-1070

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HGT-2101

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HGT-2010

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  HGT-1010 HGT-1020 HGT-1050 HGT-1070* HGT-2010* HGT-2101* HGT-3010 HGT-3030
Description General purpose transverse   General purpose transverse; flat mount Low field for magnetic circuit applications General purpose transverse; high sensitivity Low cost; high sensitivity; surface mount Instrumentation quality transverse; low temperature coefficient; ceramic package Instrumentation quality transverse ceramic package
RoHS compliant No No No No No Yes Yes Yes
Active area
(approx)
1.02 mm (0.040 in) diameter circle 0.76 mm (0.030 in) diameter circle 1.52 × 2.03 mm (0.06 × 0.08 in) rectangle 0.127 mm (0.005 in) square 1.02 mm (0.040 in) diameter circle
Input resistance (approx) 2 Ω 4 Ω (max) 450 Ω to 900 Ω 1 Ω 2 Ω
Output resistance (approx) 2 Ω 4 Ω (max) 550 Ω to 1350 Ω 600 Ω to 2000 Ω 1 Ω 2 Ω
Nominal control current (lCN) 100 mA 200 mA 1 mA 100 mA  
Maximum continuous current (non-heat sinked, 25 °C) 250 mA 200 mA 250 mA 300 mA 10 mA   300 mA  
Magnetic sensitivity
(lc = nominal control current)
7.5 mV/kG to 12.5 mV/kG   8 mV at 100 Oe (min) 11 mV/kG to 28 mV/kG 0.55 mV/kG to 1.05 mV/kG 6.0 mV/kG to 10.0 mV/kG
Maximum linearity error
(sensitivity vs. field)
±1.0% rdg (-10 to 10 kG) ±1.0% rdg (0 to 10 kG) ±1% rdg (-10 to 10 kG) ±2% rdg (-20 to 20 kG) ±2% rdg (-10 to 10 kG) ±1% rdg (-30 to 30 kG) ±1.5% rdg (-100 to 100 kG) ±0.30% rdg (-10 to 10 kG) ±1.25% rdg (-30 to 30 kG)
Zero field offset voltage
(lc = nominal control current)
±100 µV (max) 150 µV (max) ±2.8 mV (max) ±50 µV (max) ±75 µV (max)
Operating temperature range -40 °C to +100 °C -65 °C to +100 °C -40 °C to +100 °C   -20 °C to +75 °C   -40 °C to +125 °C -40 °C to +100 °C
Mean temperature coefficient of magnetic sensitivity -0.08%/°C (max) -0.15%/°C (max) -0.06%/°C (max)   -0.005%/°C (max) -0.04%/°C (max)
Mean temperature coefficient of offset
(lc = nominal control current)
±1 µV/°C (max) ±3 µV/°C (max) ±1.2 µV/°C (max) ±6 µV/°C (max) ±0.4 µV/°C (max) ±0.3 µV/°C
Mean temperature coefficient of resistance ±0.18%/°C (approx) +0.15%/°C (approx) ±0.3%/°C (approx) ±0.15%/°C (approx) ±0.18%/°C (approx)
Leads 34 AWG copper with poly-nylon insulation; leads tinned with Sn63Pb37 solder 36 AWG copper with poly-nylon insulation; leads tinned with Sn63Pb37 solder 34 AWG copper with poly-nylon insulation; leads tinned with Sn63Pb37 solder 34 AWG copper with Teflon® insulation; leads tinned with Sn63Pb37 solder 34 AWG copper with poly-nylon insulation; leads tinned with Sn63Pb37 solder NA 34 AWG copper with poly-nylon insulation; leads tinned with SAC305 lead-free solder
Data Single sensitivity value at lc = 100 mA Single sensitivity value atcH = 100 Oe Single sensitivity value at lc = 1 mA Uncalibrated Room temperature, 30 kG data supplied

*Not compatible with Lake Shore gaussmeters

Cryogenic hall sensors

HGCA-3020*

HGCA-3020 dimensions

HGCT-3020

HGCT-3020 dimensions
  HGCA-3020 HGCT-3020
Description Cryogenic axial; phenolic package Cryogenic transverse; creamic package
Active area (approx) 0.76 mm (0.030 in) diameter circle 1.02 mm (0.040 in) diameter circle
Input resistance (approx) 1 Ω
Output resistance (approx) 1 Ω
Nominal control current (lCN) 100 mA
Maximum continuous current (non-heat sinked, 25 °C) 300 mA
Magnetic sensitivity (lc = nominal control current) 0.55 mV/kG to 1.05 mV/kG
Magnetic linearity error (sensitivity vs. field) ±1.0% rdg (-30 kG to +30 kG); 2.0% rdg (-150 kG to +150 kG)
Zero field offset voltage (lc = nominal control current) ±200 µV (max)
Operating temperature range 1.5 K to 375 K
Mean temperature coefficient of magnetic sensitivity See temperature error table below
Mean temperature coefficient of offset
(lc = nominal control current)
±0.4 µV/K (max)
Mean temperature coefficient of resistance ±0.6%/K (max)
Leads 34 AWG copper with Teflon® insulation; leads tinned with Sn63Pb37 solder
Data Room temperature, 30 kG data supplied

Temperature error table

The magnetic sensitivity generally increases with lower temperature. The sensitivity increase versus room temperature is as follows:

  Change in magnetic sensitivity (approx)
Room temperature Ref
200 K +0.05%
100 K -0.04%
80 K -0.09%
20 K -0.4%
4 K -0.7%
1.5 K -1.05%
Lead colors  
Red +IC
Black -IC
Blue +VH
Yellow -VH