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Design and initial performance evaluation of a full-field digital mammography upgrade cassette
Author(s): D. Nguyen; M. A. Baysal; E. Toker; J. M. Wang
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Paper Abstract

This paper discusses the criteria underlying the design of an innovative X-ray active pixel sensor in CMOS technology. This X-ray detector is used in a Full Field-of-view Digital Mammography (FFDM) camera. The CMOS imager is a three-side buttable 29mm x 119mm, 48 μm active pixel CMOS sensor in 0.18 μm technology. The 1st silicon FFDM devices were fabricated at the end of June, 2007. The device suffers a common failure mode of high current and currently is in failure analysis at Bioptics foundry. Current target for revision A1 tape out is at the end of August, 2007.

Paper Details

Date Published: 22 September 2007
PDF: 9 pages
Proc. SPIE 6707, Penetrating Radiation Systems and Applications VIII, 67070M (22 September 2007); doi: 10.1117/12.740257
Show Author Affiliations
D. Nguyen, Bioptics, Inc. (United States)
M. A. Baysal, Bioptics, Inc. (United States)
E. Toker, Bioptics, Inc. (United States)
J. M. Wang, Univ. of Arizona (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 6707:
Penetrating Radiation Systems and Applications VIII
F. Patrick Doty; H. Bradford Barber; Hans Roehrig, Editor(s)

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