Electron Multiplying CCD Sensor

The CCD201-20 is a frame transfer, electron multiplying CCD sensor designed for extreme performance in high frame rate ultra-low light applications. The Teledyne e2v back-thinning process ensures high quantum efficiency over a wide range of wavelengths.

The device functions by converting photons to charge in the image area during the integration time period, then transferring this charge through the image and store sections into the readout register. Following transfer through the readout register, the charge is multiplied in the gain register prior to conversion to a voltage by the Large Signal Output amplifier (OSL).

The device can also be read out without using the gain register via the High Responsivity Output amplifier (OSH). The multiplication gain in the readout chain allows L3Vision devices to effectively eliminate readout noise. The gain may be varied from 1x to over 1000x by adjustment of the multiplication phase amplitude RĂ˜2HV.


Part Number CCD201-20
Sensor Type CCD
Resolution 1024 x 1024
Pixel Size 13 x 13 µm
Image Area 13.3 x 13.3 mm
Package 36-pin Ceramic
Total Pixels 1.05 MP
Readout Noise <1 e
Wavelength Category Visible (400-700 nm)
Near Infrared (700-1000 nm)

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