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CCD Imaging Array Combining Fly's Eye Lens with TDI for Increased Light Gathering Ability

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000070060D
Original Publication Date: 1978-Jul-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Feb-21

Publishing Venue

IBM

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Authors:
Pennington, KS White, JM [+details]

Abstract

Systems such as facsimile, electronic copiers, and the like have problems with illumination because the sensor does not readily collect enough light. A fly's-eye, time delay and integration (TDI) array significantly increases the efficiency of the scanner.