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Optical and Electric Multifunctional CMOS Image Sensors for On-Chip Biosensing Applications

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Nara Institute of Science and Technology, 8916-5 Takayama, Ikoma, Nara 630-0101, Japan
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PRESTO, Japan Science and Technology Agency, 3–5 Sanba, Chiyoda, Tokyo, 102-0075, Japan
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Materials 2011, 4(1), 84-102; https://doi.org/10.3390/ma4010084
Received: 10 December 2010 / Accepted: 27 December 2010 / Published: 29 December 2010
(This article belongs to the Special Issue Bio-devices and Materials)
In this review, the concept, design, performance, and a functional demonstration of multifunctional complementary metal-oxide-semiconductor (CMOS) image sensors dedicated to on-chip biosensing applications are described. We developed a sensor architecture that allows flexible configuration of a sensing pixel array consisting of optical and electric sensing pixels, and designed multifunctional CMOS image sensors that can sense light intensity and electric potential or apply a voltage to an on-chip measurement target. We describe the sensors’ architecture on the basis of the type of electric measurement or imaging functionalities. View Full-Text
Keywords: CMOS image sensor; on-chip imaging; electric imaging CMOS image sensor; on-chip imaging; electric imaging
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Tokuda, T.; Noda, T.; Sasagawa, K.; Ohta, J. Optical and Electric Multifunctional CMOS Image Sensors for On-Chip Biosensing Applications. Materials 2011, 4, 84-102.

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