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Image Signal Modulation And Noise Characteristics Of Charge-Coupled Device Imagers
Author(s): Peter D. Burns
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Paper Abstract

A physical model is used to describe the image modulation and noise characteristics of charge-coupled device (CCD) imagers. The model includes the effects of photon absorption, charge generation and collection, and signal quantization. The imaging characteristics are presented in terms of the MTF and Wiener, or noise power, spectrum. A computed example illustrates the use of the model.

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Date Published: 23 May 1989
PDF: 9 pages
Proc. SPIE 1071, Optical Sensors and Electronic Photography, (23 May 1989); doi: 10.1117/12.952515
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Peter D. Burns, Eastman Kodak Company (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1071:
Optical Sensors and Electronic Photography
Morley M. Blouke; Donald Pophal, Editor(s)

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