Ultra Low Noise CMOS Image Sensors 1st ed. 2018 Edition

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Assim Boukhayma

Year 2017
Pages 180
Publisher Springer
Language en
ISBN 9783319687735
File Size 12.56 MB
File Format PDF , EPUB
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This thesis provides a thorough noise analysis for conventional CIS readout chains, while also presenting and discussing a variety of noise reduction techniques that allow the read noise in standard processes to be optimized. Two physical implementations featuring sub-0.5-electron RMS are subsequently presented to verify the proposed noise reduction techniques and provide a full characterization of a VGA imager. Based on the verified noise calculation, the impact of the technology downscaling on the input-referred noise is also studied.