Simulations of Passive Matrix Polymer Image SensorsMaterials Research Society 1999 Spring Proceedings, Symposium B: Flat Panel Displays and Sensors-Principles, Materials, and Processes
AbstractTwo-dimensional passive photodiode matrices are hardly useful for image sensing due to the crosstalk between pixels. This crosstalk makes it difficult to recover information from individual pixels. A switching unit attached to each sensing unit has been the common solution in image sensors (such as in CMOS sensors and in TFT-PiN a-Si photosensors). A novel organic photodiode with voltage-switchable photosensitivity was developed recently. Passive photodiode matrices made with such organic photodiodes can be used for image sensing applications. This circuit simulation study demonstrates an effective scheme to extract images from passive photodiode matrices, concluding that individual photodiode parameters determine the contrast and resolution of N by M image sensors.
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Citation InformationDavid Braun and G. Yu. "Simulations of Passive Matrix Polymer Image Sensors" Materials Research Society 1999 Spring Proceedings, Symposium B: Flat Panel Displays and Sensors-Principles, Materials, and Processes (1999)
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