A 64×8 Pixel 3-D CMOS Time Of Flight Image Sensor for Car Safety Applications

  title={A 64×8 Pixel 3-D CMOS Time Of Flight Image Sensor for Car Safety Applications},
  author={O. Elkhalili and Olaf M. Schrey and Wiebke Ulfig and Werner Brockherde and Bedrich J. Hosticka and Peter Mengel and Ludwig Listl},
  journal={2006 Proceedings of the 32nd European Solid-State Circuits Conference},
  • O. Elkhalili, O. Schrey, L. Listl
  • Published 1 September 2006
  • Computer Science
  • 2006 Proceedings of the 32nd European Solid-State Circuits Conference
For car safety applications a 64times8 pixel 3D CMOS image sensor based on the time-of-flight principle (TOF) has been developed and successfully tested. The illumination source used is a pulse modulated (PM) class 1 laser operating at 910nm wavelength. The sensor employs the so called "multiple double short time integration (MDSI)", which compensates for sensor as well as scene nonidealities, like reflectance variations, and it suppresses the effects of background illumination. An optimised… 

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