Scientific Charge-coupled Devices

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SPIE Press, Jan 1, 2001 - Technology & Engineering - 906 pages
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The invention of the charge-coupled device 30 years ago marked the beginning of a remarkable image capture technology that has changed the course of imaging in disciplines ranging from astronomy to biotechnology. This book presents a comprehensive history, tutorial, and state-of-the-art description of the CCD. It provides invaluable reference information for scientists, engineers, and hardware managers involved with imaging CCDs and high-performance camera systems, as well as those who need a comprehensive introduction to the subject.
  

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Excellent book for anyone associated with CCD sensors. The chapter on the photon transfer process is especially useful for characterization. Good examples and easy to follow.

Contents

History Operation Performance Design Fabrication and Theory
3
CCD Transfer Curves and Optimization
95
Charge Generation
167
Charge Collection
273
Charge Transfer
387
Charge Measurement
489
Noise Sources
605
Damage
721
References
841
Appendixes
847
Glossary of CCD Terms
871
Index
899
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