Tag 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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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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The Art of Making Large Image Sensors (or Quilting with Silicon)

Feb 7, 2012

While most of the semiconductor world is busy shrinking chips to ever smaller sizes, high performance image sensor manufacturers are often pushing the bounds of chip size in order to achieve ever higher image resolution. In the 1980s and early … Continue reading

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