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High Sensitivity Charge Comparator for Sensing and comparing very Small Charge Packets

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000070260D
Original Publication Date: 1978-Aug-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Feb-21

Publishing Venue

IBM

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Authors:
Terman, LM Yee, YS [+details]

Abstract

This article describes the operation of a highly sensitive simple means for comparison of charge signals in charge-coupled devices (CCDs). The comparator may be employed for charge comparison in such applications as successive approximation analog-to-digital conversion and C:CD multilevel storage.