Friday, February 05, 2016

Albert Theuwissen Reviews Panasonic ISSCC Papers

Albert Theuwissen publishes a review of Panasonic organic sensor papers presented at ISSCC 2016 this week. This is the first part of his ISSCC review.

4 comments:

  1. How close is Panasonic global shutter+ultra wide DB sensor to production? That will tip the balance in the camera mkt. But Pany has a habit/history of sitting on its rear end. It didn't do much w SmartFSI, micro color splitter, etc. I hope Fuji will nudge it to faster actions, before both are crushed by Sony.
    Thx for the writeup, though I still don't understand one key point: if Pany can make two photocells per pixel, w two different areas and well capacities, others can do the same for regular CMOS to mix high sensitivity w high saturation. Pany says it utilizes OPF film special property for conversion, but the ability to produce mixed cells has nothing to do w this property and that is what makes the wider DR possible. Would appreciate insight from the author or others.

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  2. Dark current and DSNU are killers of these pixels. Invisage including. No Panasonic neither Invisage wanted to show any DC/DSNU numbers.

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  3. very interesting, I would like to know the ITO transmission for visible light in their case.

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  4. Can be over 95 % in the visible spectrum.

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