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Image Sensor

Jerram, Paul and Stefanov, Konstantin (2017). Image Sensor. Teledyne E2V (Uk) Limited, WO 2017/178629 A1.

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Abstract

A CCD image sensor of the type for providing charge multiplication by impact ionisation has an image area and a plurality of pixels. A separate multiplication register has a plurality of multiplication elements arranged to receive charge from the pixels of the image area. Each multiplication element comprises a sequence of electrodes operable to cause multiplication, the electrodes of each multiplication element being adjacent one another and non-overlapping. The non-overlapping arrangement may be manufactured by a CMOS process thereby providing a CCD image sensor with the advantages of CCD multiplication but using a CMOS manufacturing process.

Item Type: Patent
Academic Unit/School: Faculty of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) > Physical Sciences
Faculty of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM)
Research Group: Centre for Electronic Imaging (CEI)
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Item ID: 52775
Depositing User: Konstantin Stefanov
Date Deposited: 26 Jan 2018 13:50
Last Modified: 08 Dec 2018 03:49
URI: http://oro.open.ac.uk/id/eprint/52775
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