Knowledge Base

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About dynamic

...how to understand dynamic and the...

About dynamic

...how to understand dynamic and the influence on imaging applications

About resolution

The resolution of an image sensor...

About resolution

The resolution of an image sensor describes the total number of pixel which can be used to detect an image. From the standpoint of the image sensor it is sufficient to count the number and describe it usually as product of the horizontal number of pixel times the vertical number of pixel which give the total number of pixel, for example...

linearity
...is linearity important for imaging...

linearity

...is linearity important for imaging applications?

noise in general
overview on noise sources in a CCD...

noise in general

overview on noise sources in a CCD camera system

pco.camera - timing issues
An overview on the timing of output and...

pco.camera - timing issues

An overview on the timing of output and input signals is given for pco.camera. Furthermore the timing of double shutter/exposure image recording is described.

shading in large image sensors
...why are the corners of my image so...

shading in large image sensors

...why are the corners of my image so black?

smear
...smear is what?

smear

...smear is what?

warm pixels
warm or hot pixels - explanation and...

warm pixels

warm or hot pixels - explanation and methods to replace them...

binning
binning or dynamic control of pixels

binning

binning or dynamic control of pixels

blooming
...blooming in a CCD camera?

blooming

...blooming in a CCD camera?

pixel size & sensitivity
The relationship between pixel size of...

pixel size & sensitivity

The relationship between pixel size of an image sensor and its sensitivity is discussed in detail to illuminate the reality behind the myth that “larger pixel image sensors are always more sensitive than small pixel sensors”.

USB 3.0 pco camera interface
This application note “USB 3.0 camera...

USB 3.0 pco camera interface

This application note “USB 3.0 camera interface” discusses features and issues of the PCO USB 3.0 interface. Included in this discussion is the configuration of recommended hardware and software.

FOM 2014 Camera Tutorial I.
This is a pdf version of the FOM 2014...

FOM 2014 Camera Tutorial I.

This is a pdf version of the FOM 2014 Camera Tutorial part I. given by G. Holst (PCO AG).