Solid State Video Cameras - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780080305790, 9781483160856

Solid State Video Cameras

1st Edition

Epo Applied Technology Series

Authors: Y. Cristol
eBook ISBN: 9781483160856
Imprint: Pergamon
Published Date: 1st January 1986
Page Count: 168
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Solid State Video Cameras reviews the state of the art in the field of solid-state television cameras as compiled from patent literature. Organized into 10 chapters, the book begins with the basic array types of solid-state imagers and appropriate read-out circuits and methods. Documents relating to improvement of picture quality, such as spurious signal suppression, uniformity correction, or resolution enhancement, are also cited. The last part considerssolid-state color cameras.

Table of Contents

Chapter I Interline-Transfer Imagers

Chapter II Frame-Transfer Imagers

Chapter III Charge-Injection Imagers

Chapter IV MOS Imagers

Chapter V Interlaced Scanning

1. Optical Interlacing

2. Mechanical Interlacing

3. Electronic Interlacing

3.1. Shifting the center of charge collection

3.2. Different combinations of row signals in successive frames

Chapter VI Signal Read Out Circuits

Chapter VII Noise Suppression

1. Selection of a Substitution Signal when a Faulty Element is Detected

2. Subtraction of the Noise from the Output Signal of the Sensor

3. Smear Reduction

4. Background and Dark Current Correction

5. Non-Uniformity Correction

6. Provisions in the Read-Out Circuit for Reducing Noise

Chapter VIIIi Blooming Suppression

Chapter IX Resolution Enhancement

1. By Optical Means

2. By Signal Processing

3. By an Appropriate Target Geometry

Chapter X Solid-State Color Cameras

1. Hybrid Cameras

2. All-Solid State Cameras

3. Color-Processing

List of Cited Patent Documents

List of Patentees

Subject Index


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