Category Archives: Image Sensors

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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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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The Angle on Optical Acceptance

May 2, 2012

In my last post – not the April Fools post – but the one before…  I described how pixel Fill Factor plays a role in the optical efficiency of an image sensor. The Optical Acceptance Angle is directly related to Fill … Continue reading

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