News and discussions about image sensors
It would be helpful, if there is a comparison with common CMOS sensor.Spectral responsibility is one of the reasons why this product is considered.
Is Brigates named after someone? Or is a translation from another language? The first thing I think when I see the name is that it has something to do with an outlaw (brigand) or a ship (frigate), so maybe it's a name for an outlaw ship. So I picture a pirate.
why not "bri"dge plus "gates"?So, "Bri""gates"....
CCD used to be called 'bucket brigade'. Combined with CMOS gates, the name is obvious. From Wikipedia:"The stored analogue signal is moved along the line of capacitors, one step at each clock cycle.""The concept of the bucket-brigade device led to the charge-coupled device (CCD) developed by Bell Labs."
To "Oh wat mooi" : BBD or bucket brigate devices are different from CCDs, BBDs were invented by Sangster and Teer (Philips) and published in 1969. Charge-coupled devices were invented by Boyle and Smith (Bell Labs) and published in 1970. But Sangster and Teer already mentioned in their publication that a BBD could be used as an image sensor as well, but I doubt whether they ever tried to use it as an image sensor. I think that by the time they were able to try the CCD was born.
"BBD=bucket brigade" (not "brigate" my friend!) which comes from passing buckets of water to put out a fire.
Your advantage is being a native English speaking person, my disadvantage is being a non-native English speaking person, so a "t" easily can be exchanged by a "d". But nevetheless my friend, Keep on rockin' in the free world, keep on blogging in the free world !
ha. Actually I feel it is more authoritative to speak American English with a British English accent, or Dutch or German accent than with a native American English accent. So, advantage-Theuwissen.
I wonder what this will look like, and how it compared to BBD and CCD, Goven the discrete nature of CMOS it may be more like BBD, even.
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