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Camera with adaptive photoreceptors in analog CMOS technology
Author(s): Markus Loose; Karlheinz Meier; Johannes Schemmel
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Paper Abstract

A system of adaptive photoreceptors has been designed and built in a standard CMOS process. The mechanism of adaptation is based on an analog feedback circuit modelled after the biological example. The system exhibits a large dynamic range of approximately 7 orders of magnitude in light intensity and a pronounced capability to detect moving objects. Simulations and measurements with single adaptive receptors as well as first experiences with a camera system are presented.

Paper Details

Date Published: 19 December 1996
PDF: 10 pages
Proc. SPIE 2950, Advanced Focal Plane Arrays and Electronic Cameras, (19 December 1996); doi: 10.1117/12.262516
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Markus Loose, Heidelberg Univ. (Germany)
Karlheinz Meier, Heidelberg Univ. (Germany)
Johannes Schemmel, Heidelberg Univ. (Germany)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 2950:
Advanced Focal Plane Arrays and Electronic Cameras
Thierry M. Bernard, Editor(s)

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