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Programmable multiresolution CMOS active pixel sensor
Author(s): Roger Panicacci; Sabrina E. Kemeny; Larry Henry Matthies; Bedabrata Pain; Eric R. Fossum
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Paper Abstract

CMOS active pixel sensors (APS) allow the flexibility of placing signal processing circuitry on the imaging focal plane. The multiresolution CMOS APS can perform block averaging on-chip to eliminate the off-chip software intensive image processing. This 128 X 128 APS array can be read out at any user-defined resolution by configuring a set of digital shift registers. The full resolution frame rate is 30 Hz with higher rates for all other image resolutions.

Paper Details

Date Published: 25 March 1996
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 2654, Solid State Sensor Arrays and CCD Cameras, (25 March 1996); doi: 10.1117/12.236121
Show Author Affiliations
Roger Panicacci, Jet Propulsion Lab. (United States)
Sabrina E. Kemeny, Jet Propulsion Lab. (United States)
Larry Henry Matthies, Jet Propulsion Lab. (United States)
Bedabrata Pain, Jet Propulsion Lab. (United States)
Eric R. Fossum, Jet Propulsion Lab. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 2654:
Solid State Sensor Arrays and CCD Cameras
Constantine N. Anagnostopoulos; Morley M. Blouke; Michael P. Lesser, Editor(s)

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