12 July 1993 4-million-pixel CCD array for scientific applications
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A full frame, four million pixel CCD area array has been developed for high performance applications. The device consists of 2048(H) by 2048(V) active elements with four outputs, and is fabricated using a triple poly, buried n-channel CCD process. Design features which enhance array performance include a Multi-Pinned Phase (MPP) pixel design for reduced dark current, low noise output amplifiers, and a phosphor coating to extent the spectral response. Excellent performance is demonstrated with a dynamic range of 93 dB, a read noise of 2.5 electrons (r.m.s.) and dark current of 20 pA cm-2 (25 degree(s)C).
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Stephen J. Strunk, Stephen J. Strunk, Pao-Jung Chen, Pao-Jung Chen, Masoud M. Fattahi, Masoud M. Fattahi, Troy Kaysser, Troy Kaysser, Buon T. Nguyen, Buon T. Nguyen, Hsin-Fu Tseng, Hsin-Fu Tseng, Rusty Winzenread, Rusty Winzenread, Mingzhi Wei, Mingzhi Wei, } "4-million-pixel CCD array for scientific applications", Proc. SPIE 1900, Charge-Coupled Devices and Solid State Optical Sensors III, (12 July 1993); doi: 10.1117/12.148603; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.148603
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