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The Charge Injection Device (CID) As A Stellar Tracking Sensor
Author(s): H. K. Burke; D. M. Brown; A. Grafinger; G. J. Michon; H. W. Tomlinson; T. L. Vogelsong; R. Wilson
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Paper Abstract

A 128 x 128 element CID imager was operated in a simulated stellar tracking environment and ev8luated f8r temporal and pattern noise and spectral response over a temperature range of -40oC to +25oC. The test devices were fabricated on long-lifetime bulk silicon material and utilized very thin upper-level polysilicon electrodes for enhanced spectral response. A standard microcomputer was used to generate all control signals and to collect and process performance data. The results of this program were used to predict the performance of a 400 x 400 CID array designed specifically for stellar-tracking.

Paper Details

Date Published: 12 December 1979
PDF: 6 pages
Proc. SPIE 0203, Recent Advances in TV Sensors and Systems, (12 December 1979); doi: 10.1117/12.958133
Show Author Affiliations
H. K. Burke, General Electric Co. (United States)
D. M. Brown, General Electric Co. (United States)
A. Grafinger, General Electric Co. (United States)
G. J. Michon, General Electric Co. (United States)
H. W. Tomlinson, General Electric Co. (United States)
T. L. Vogelsong, General Electric Co. (United States)
R. Wilson, General Electric Co. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0203:
Recent Advances in TV Sensors and Systems
Charles Freeman, Editor(s)

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