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Sensors 2008, 8(10), 6340-6354; doi:10.3390/s8106340
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Thin Film on CMOS Active Pixel Sensor for Space Applications

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Received: 8 September 2008; in revised form: 23 September 2008 / Accepted: 8 October 2008 / Published: 13 October 2008
(This article belongs to the Special Issue Integrated High-performance Imagers)
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Abstract: A 664 x 664 element Active Pixel image Sensor (APS) with integrated analog signal processing, full frame synchronous shutter and random access for applications in star sensors is presented and discussed. A thick vertical diode array in Thin Film on CMOS (TFC) technology is explored to achieve radiation hardness and maximum fill factor.
Keywords: imager; APS; star sensor; global shutter; radiation hardness imager; APS; star sensor; global shutter; radiation hardness
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Schulze Spuentrup, J.D.; Burghartz, J.N.; Graf, H.-G.; Harendt, C.; Hutter, F.; Nicke, M.; Schmidt, U.; Schubert, M.; Sterzel, J. Thin Film on CMOS Active Pixel Sensor for Space Applications. Sensors 2008, 8, 6340-6354.

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Schulze Spuentrup JD, Burghartz JN, Graf H-G, Harendt C, Hutter F, Nicke M, Schmidt U, Schubert M, Sterzel J. Thin Film on CMOS Active Pixel Sensor for Space Applications. Sensors. 2008; 8(10):6340-6354.

Chicago/Turabian Style

Schulze Spuentrup, Jan Dirk; Burghartz, Joachim N.; Graf, Heinz-Gerd; Harendt, Christine; Hutter, Franz; Nicke, Markus; Schmidt, Uwe; Schubert, Markus; Sterzel, Juergen. 2008. "Thin Film on CMOS Active Pixel Sensor for Space Applications." Sensors 8, no. 10: 6340-6354.


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