12 July 1993 Performance of a large-format charge-injection device
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The performance of a large format (512 X 512, 20.3 mm diagonal) Charge Injection Device (CID) imager which was fabricated for use in spectroscopy, microscopy and other scientific instrumentation applications is reported herein. The device incorporates a large (28 X 28 micron) pixel size and on-chip signal amplification to achieve large full well capacity, low noise and wide dynamic range. As do other CIDs', the device also features a broad spectral response, virtually no blooming, true Non-Destructive Signal Read-Out (NDRO), video skimming and individual pixel address capability. Together, these unique CID features provide the capability to extend the imager dynamic range, achieve real-time signal monitoring and read-out for adaptive exposure control, and achieve lower noise through NDRO signal averaging.
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Jeffrey J. Zarnowski, Jeffrey J. Zarnowski, Sayed I. Eid, Sayed I. Eid, Frank S. Arnold, Frank S. Arnold, Matthew A. Pace, Matthew A. Pace, Joseph Carbone, Joseph Carbone, Bryn Williams, Bryn Williams, } "Performance of a large-format charge-injection device", Proc. SPIE 1900, Charge-Coupled Devices and Solid State Optical Sensors III, (12 July 1993); doi: 10.1117/12.148589; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.148589


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