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FPA design methodologies at Santa Barbara Focalplane
Author(s): Mark A. Goodnough; Brett D. Rosner; John A. Stineman; Larry J. Hahn
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Paper Abstract

Modern focal plane arrays (FPAs) are being driven to lower cost, higher resolution, and more features. The complexity and requirements of such FPAs overwhelm traditional design approaches. An all encompassing design methodology that includes the requirements process, a tightly integrated test capability, an extensive modeling capability, and a detailed understanding of the foundry and FPA fabrication processes is required. Santa Barbara Focalplane's overall design methodology is presented as an approach to managing current and future FPA complexity.

Paper Details

Date Published: 26 June 1996
PDF: 10 pages
Proc. SPIE 2745, Infrared Readout Electronics III, (26 June 1996); doi: 10.1117/12.243536
Show Author Affiliations
Mark A. Goodnough, Santa Barbara Focalplane (United States)
Brett D. Rosner, Santa Barbara Focalplane (United States)
John A. Stineman, Santa Barbara Focalplane (United States)
Larry J. Hahn, Santa Barbara Focalplane (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 2745:
Infrared Readout Electronics III
Eric R. Fossum, Editor(s)

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