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Analog image detector in thin film on application-specific integrated circuit (ASIC) technology
Author(s): Helmut Fischer; Tarek Lule; Bernd Schneider; Juergen Schulte; Markus Boehm
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Paper Abstract

The properties of thin film on ASIC image sensors are discussed starting from the dynamic range and linearity of the a-Si:H detector element. Depending on the operation mode, the dynamic range of the detector exceeds the performance of conventional CCDs by far. Limitations arising from a non optimized operation mode are examined employing a semi- empirical simulation model. They can be overcome with pixel electronics adapted to the demands of the detector. In order to maximize the dynamic range of the complete array, different modes of signal transport from the pixels to the peripheral circuitry are investigated.

Paper Details

Date Published: 9 November 1994
PDF: 10 pages
Proc. SPIE 2247, Sensors and Control for Automation, (9 November 1994); doi: 10.1117/12.193939
Show Author Affiliations
Helmut Fischer, Univ. Siegen (Germany)
Tarek Lule, Univ. Siegen (Germany)
Bernd Schneider, Univ. Siegen (Germany)
Juergen Schulte, Univ. Siegen (Germany)
Markus Boehm, Univ. Siegen (Germany)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 2247:
Sensors and Control for Automation
Markus Becker; R. W. Daniel; Otmar Loffeld, Editor(s)

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