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Optical Engineering

Characterization Of A Charge-Injection-Device Camera System As A Multichannel Spectroscopic Detector
Author(s): Gary R. Sims; M. Bonner Denton
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Paper Abstract

A solid-state camera system designed for use as a multichannel detection system for spectroscopic applications is evaluated. The camera is based on a charge-injection-device sensor that permits very high dynamic range operation by virtue of its unique nondestructive readout capability. Methods of determining gain and readout noise are discussed. Performance of the camera system is evaluated with respect to sensitivity, linearity, readout noise, and dynamic range. The use of nondestructive readout to reduce effective readout noise and increase dynamic range is described. Spectral responses in the visible and ultraviolet of coronene-coated and uncoated devices are reported. Various time-dependent anomalies caused by interface trapped charge are discussed.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 October 1987
PDF: 12 pages
Opt. Eng. 26(10) 261008 doi: 10.1117/12.7974188
Published in: Optical Engineering Volume 26, Issue 10
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Gary R. Sims, University of Arizona (United States)
M. Bonner Denton, University of Arizona (United States)


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