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Quantitative study of high dynamic range Sigma-Delta-based focal plane array architectures
Author(s): Sam Kavusi; Hossein Kakavand; Abbas El Gamal
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Paper Abstract

The paper investigates the suitability of ΣΔ modulation based FPA readout schemes for use in Vertically Interconnected Sensor Arrays requiring ultra high dynamic range and frame rate. It is shown that the extended counting scheme is capable of achieving the DR and frame rate requirements but at the expense of high power consumption. Extended counting is also shown to outperform several other HDR schemes in terms of SNR at the ultra high DR and frame rate.

Paper Details

Date Published: 30 August 2004
PDF: 10 pages
Proc. SPIE 5406, Infrared Technology and Applications XXX, (30 August 2004); doi: 10.1117/12.548875
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Sam Kavusi, Stanford Univ. (United States)
Hossein Kakavand, Stanford Univ. (United States)
Abbas El Gamal, Stanford Univ. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 5406:
Infrared Technology and Applications XXX
Bjorn F. Andresen; Gabor F. Fulop, Editor(s)

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