Multielement self-scanned mosaic sensors

  title={Multielement self-scanned mosaic sensors},
  author={Paul K. Weimer and W. S. Pike and G. Sadasiv and Frank V. Shallcross and L. Meray-Horvath},
  journal={IEEE Spectrum},
Self-scanned image sensors are making possible new types of television cameras and imaging devices based entirely upon solid-state components. Research on integrated image sensors has followed two experimental approaches: monolithic silicon and thin-film photoconductors. This article reviews the operation of the most common types of self-scanned sensors, indicating their relative advantages and disadvantages. Two new developments are a 256 × 256 element photoconductive sensor with integrated… 

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