Category Archives: CCD

Teledyne Provides Power and Vision for NASA’s Curiosity Rover

Aug 7, 2012

This week, as sports fans around the world cheer spectacular human achievements at the Olympic Games in London, science fans are also cheering for spectacular achievements even farther from home—perhaps most notably the successful deployment of the Mars Science Laboratory … Continue reading

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Are All CCDs Dinosaurs?

Jul 3, 2012

My youngest boy, who is crazy about dinosaurs, once asked me if all dinosaurs perished right after the great meteor impact. “No,” I said, “some survived long after.” In 1993, Eric Fossum delivered the provocative but seminal presentation “Active Pixel … Continue reading

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Outsourcing or In-housing – A Source for Debate in the Modern Age of Imaging

Jun 26, 2012

The topic of outsourcing  is often a subject for debate by politicians, managers, engineers, business owners and even human rights groups. Depending on the product, it can be a significant cost benefit to outsource certain aspects of the production process. … Continue reading

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All That is Old is New Again

Jun 5, 2012

Most would point to the middle part of the last century as the birth of electronic imaging. RCA, Philips, EMI and others introduced several generations of tube image sensors with names like Orthocon, Plumbicon, and Vidicon. In all cases the … Continue reading

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Imaging as Life Changing Technology

Apr 10, 2012

Recently, I was asked to speak at our Manufacturing team’s “town hall” to describe what our Life Science and X-Ray group are up to. Generally, I believe that individuals are more engaged in their work when they have an understanding … Continue reading

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