© 2004

CMOS Imagers

From Phototransduction to Image Processing

  • Orly Yadid-Pecht
  • Ralph Etienne-Cummings

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xv
  2. Honghao Ji, Pamela A. Abshire
    Pages 1-51
  3. Igor Shcherback, Orly Yadid-Pecht
    Pages 53-74
  4. Igor Shcherback, Orly Yadid-Pecht
    Pages 75-98
  5. Alexander Fish, Orly Yadid-Pecht
    Pages 99-139
  6. Matthew A. Clapp, Viktor Gruev, Ralph Etienne-Cummings
    Pages 141-202
  7. Marc Cohen, Gert Cauwenberghs
    Pages 203-221
  8. Back Matter
    Pages 223-241

About this book


The idea of writing a book on CMOS imaging has been brewing for several years. It was placed on a fast track after we agreed to organize a tutorial on CMOS sensors for the 2004 IEEE International Symposium on Circuits and Systems (ISCAS 2004). This tutorial defined the structure of the book, but as first time authors/editors, we had a lot to learn about the logistics of putting together information from multiple sources. Needless to say, it was a long road between the tutorial and the book, and it took more than a few months to complete. We hope that you will find our journey worthwhile and the collated information useful. The laboratories of the authors are located at many universities distributed around the world. Their unifying theme, however, is the advancement of knowledge for the development of systems for CMOS imaging and image processing. We hope that this book will highlight the ideas that have been pioneered by the authors, while providing a roadmap for new practitioners in this field to exploit exciting opportunities to integrate imaging and “smartness” on a single VLSI chip. The potential of these smart imaging systems is still unfulfilled. Hence, there is still plenty of research and development to be done.


CMOS Processing Scala Sensor Tracking VLSI image processing integrated circuit micro-alloy transistor, MAT modeling static-induction transistor system on chip (SoC)

Editors and affiliations

  • Orly Yadid-Pecht
    • 1
  • Ralph Etienne-Cummings
    • 2
  1. 1.Ben-Gurion UniversityBeer-ShevaIsrael
  2. 2.Johns Hopkins UniversityBaltimoreUSA

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