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Large area detectors and new sensor technologies at Fairchild Imaging
Author(s): Paul Vu; Xinqiao (Chaio) Liu; Dan Laxson
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Paper Abstract

In this paper, we present an overview of large area detector arrays and new sensor technologies currently under development at Fairchild Imaging. We discuss on-going development efforts aimed at satisfying the increasing need for large format, scientific grade detectors, and review significant progress in achieving higher spatial resolution in large area back-illuminated CCDs. We also present the performance characteristics of a new prototype CCD/CMOS hybrid sensor designed for low light level imaging and capable of high speed, low power, and very low noise.

Paper Details

Date Published: 15 June 2006
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 6276, High Energy, Optical, and Infrared Detectors for Astronomy II, 627605 (15 June 2006); doi: 10.1117/12.672389
Show Author Affiliations
Paul Vu, Fairchild Imaging (United States)
Xinqiao (Chaio) Liu, Fairchild Imaging (United States)
Dan Laxson, Fairchild Imaging (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 6276:
High Energy, Optical, and Infrared Detectors for Astronomy II
David A. Dorn; Andrew D. Holland, Editor(s)

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