Noise reduction effect and analysis through serial multiple sampling in a CMOS image sensor with floating diffusion boost-driving

@inproceedings{Wakabayashi2017NoiseRE,
  title={Noise reduction effect and analysis through serial multiple sampling in a CMOS image sensor with floating diffusion boost-driving},
  author={Hayato Wakabayashi and Keiji Yamaguchi and Yuuki Yamagata},
  year={2017}
}
We have developed a 1/2.3-in. 10.3 mega pixel back-illuminated CMOS image sensor utilizing serial multiple sampling. This sensor achieves an RMS random noise of 1.3e− and row temporal noise (RTN) of 0.19e−. Serial multiple sampling is realized with a column inline averaging technique without the need for additional processing circuitry. Pixel readout is accomplished utilizing a 4-shared-pixel floating diffusion (FD) boost-driving architecture. RTN caused by column parallel readout was analyzed… CONTINUE READING