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Analysis of the resistive network in a bio-inspired CMOS vision chip
Author(s): Jae-Sung Kong; Dong-Kyu Sung; Hyo-Young Hyun; Jang-Kyoo Shin
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Paper Abstract

CMOS vision chips for edge detection based on a resistive circuit have recently been developed. These chips help develop neuromorphic systems with a compact size, high speed of operation, and low power dissipation. The output of the vision chip depends dominantly upon the electrical characteristics of the resistive network which consists of a resistive circuit. In this paper, the body effect of the MOSFET for current distribution in a resistive circuit is discussed with a simple model. In order to evaluate the model, two 160×120 CMOS vision chips have been fabricated by using a standard CMOS technology. The experimental results have been nicely matched with our prediction.

Paper Details

Date Published: 21 December 2007
PDF: 10 pages
Proc. SPIE 6798, Microelectronics: Design, Technology, and Packaging III, 67981F (21 December 2007); doi: 10.1117/12.769296
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Jae-Sung Kong, Kyungpook National Univ. (South Korea)
Dong-Kyu Sung, Kyungpook National Univ. (South Korea)
Hyo-Young Hyun, Kyungpook National Univ. (South Korea)
Jang-Kyoo Shin, Kyungpook National Univ. (South Korea)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 6798:
Microelectronics: Design, Technology, and Packaging III
Alex J. Hariz; Vijay K. Varadan, Editor(s)

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