TITLE

Scientific monolithic CMOS imagers come of age

AUTHOR(S)
Janesick, James; Elliott, Tom; Tower, John
PUB. DATE
July 2008
SOURCE
Laser Focus World;Jul2008, Vol. 44 Issue 7, p68
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the developments of complementary metal-oxide semiconductor image-sensor technology in electronic industry. Because it is low cost, low power consumption, high level of on-chip system integration, high video throughput, fast readout of selective regions, and long-lived radiation tolerance, this technology has displaced charge-coupled-device technology in many commercial applications and is moving to capture high-performance custom markets.
ACCESSION #
33304484

 

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