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Direct Capacitive Coupling Of Infrared Detectors To CCD Multiplexers
Author(s): Derek T. Cheung
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Paper Abstract

A new IR detector/CCD multiplexer interfacing scheme is presented which utilizes an array of photocapacitive detectors coupled directly to a CCD multiplexer. The Direct Capacitive Coupling (DCC) input is potentially superior to conventional diode coupling schemes, i.e., direct injection or gate modulation, in terms of noise, anti-blooming characteristics and effective utilization of chip area. The DCC input is compatible with various background suppression techniques which have been developed for the diode coupling schemes. A detailed analysis of the performance of a DCC input is presented in this paper.

Paper Details

Date Published: 7 May 1980
PDF: 7 pages
Proc. SPIE 0217, Advances in Focal Plane Technology, (7 May 1980); doi: 10.1117/12.958472
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Derek T. Cheung, Rockwell International Science Center (United States)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0217:
Advances in Focal Plane Technology
William S. Chan, Editor(s)

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