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Optical Engineering

Scientific Charge-Coupled Devices
Author(s): James R. Janesick; Tom Elliott; Stewart Collins; Morley M. Blouke; Jack Freeman
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Paper Abstract

The charge-coupled device dominates an ever-increasing variety of scientific imaging and spectroscopy applications. Recent experience indicates, however, that the full potential of CCD performance lies well beyond that realized in devices currently available. Test data suggest that major improvements are feasible in spectral response, charge collection, charge transfer, and readout noise. These properties, their measurement in existing CCDs, and their potential for future improvement are discussed in this paper.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 August 1987
PDF: 23 pages
Opt. Eng. 26(8) 268692 doi: 10.1117/12.7974139
Published in: Optical Engineering Volume 26, Issue 8
Show Author Affiliations
James R. Janesick, Jet Propulsion Laboratory (United States)
Tom Elliott, Jet Propulsion Laboratory (United States)
Stewart Collins, Jet Propulsion Laboratory (United States)
Morley M. Blouke, Tektronix, Inc. (United States)
Jack Freeman, Texas Instruments Incorporated (United States)


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