23 August 1995 Low-cost, full-color, high-resolution imaging with ferroelectric color filter
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Recent advances in CCD fabrication techniques have brought on the omnipresence of low cost monochrome CCD cameras. Full color cameras are traditionally made in one of the following two ways: subpixelated color or multiple camera schemes. Each system offers a unique set of tradeoffs. Noteworthy among these is the prohibitive expense of high resolution full color image capture systems. We present a novel technqiue for transforming a single (monochrome) high resolution CCD camera into a full color camera via the use of a fast switching ferroelectric four state color filter. Using all off-the-shelf componentry and color balancing software, we present full color images of stationary scenes constructed from their respective RGB space images.
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Charles M. Crandall, Charles M. Crandall, } "Low-cost, full-color, high-resolution imaging with ferroelectric color filter", Proc. SPIE 2566, Advanced Imaging Technologies and Commercial Applications, (23 August 1995); doi: 10.1117/12.217364; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.217364
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