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13 March 2015 A 4MP high-dynamic-range, low-noise CMOS image sensor
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Proceedings Volume 9403, Image Sensors and Imaging Systems 2015; 940305 (2015) https://doi.org/10.1117/12.2083085
Event: SPIE/IS&T Electronic Imaging, 2015, San Francisco, California, United States
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In this paper we present a 4 Megapixel high dynamic range, low dark noise and dark current CMOS image sensor, which is ideal for high-end scientific and surveillance applications. The pixel design is based on a 4-T PPD structure. During the readout of the pixel array, signals are first amplified, and then feed to a low- power column-parallel ADC array which is already presented in [1]. Measurement results show that the sensor achieves a dynamic range of 96dB, a dark noise of 1.47e- at 24fps speed. The dark current is 0.15e-/pixel/s at -20oC.
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Cheng Ma, Yang Liu, Jing Li, Quan Zhou, Yuchun Chang, and Xinyang Wang "A 4MP high-dynamic-range, low-noise CMOS image sensor", Proc. SPIE 9403, Image Sensors and Imaging Systems 2015, 940305 (13 March 2015); https://doi.org/10.1117/12.2083085
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