LiDAR sensing is a trending solution for Industrial Automation and Control Systems because it is cost-effective, highly accurate, fast, and scalable. LiDAR sensing using SiPM (Silicon Photomultiplier) arrays enables object detection and avoidance, and movement and occupancy detection.

onsemi SiPM arrays feature an innovative fast mode that decreases sensing time. Our SiPM technology has industry-leading efficiency and dynamic range, enabling the sensors to work in a wide variety of environments, including direct sunlight.

onsemi offers LiDAR solutions alongside a wide range of LiDAR development platforms and tools supported by highly technical and experienced applications engineers to assist product development.

Evaluation/Development Kits

SiPM dToF LiDAR Platform

The Direct Time of Flight (dToF) SiPM LiDAR Platform is a single point range finder development kit for cost-optimized industrial and commercial applications.


This product allows users to quickly and easily set up an evaluation of the ArrayRDM-0112A20-QFN 1x12 element silicon photomultiplier (SiPM) array.

Technical Documents

A Brief Introduction to Silicon Photomultiplier (SiPM) Sensors

The Silicon Photomultiplier (SiPM) is a low-light sensor that has performance characteristics comparable to a conventional PMT with the practical advantages of a solid-state sensor.

SiPMs in Direct ToF Ranging Applications

This white paper is intended to assist in the development of SiPM (Silicon Photomultiplier) based LiDAR (Light Detection and Ranging) systems.

Direct Time-of-Flight Depth Sensing Reference Designs

Depth sensing with precise measurements is a requirement for many applications in today’smarkets, including industrial, consumer, and automotive.