The multidimensional integrated intelligent imaging project (MI-3)

Allinson, Nigel, Anaxagoras, Thalis, Aveyard, J., Arvanitis, C., Bates, R., Blue, A., Bohndiek, S., Cabello, J., Chen, L., Clark, A., Clayton, C., Cook, E., Cossins, A., Crooks, J., El-Gomati, M., Evans, G. M., Faruqi, W., French, M., Gow, J., Greenshaw, T., Greig, T., Guerrini, N., Harris, E.J., Henderson, R., Holland, A., Jeyasundra, G., Karadaglic, D., Konstantinidis, A., Liang, H. X., Maini, K. M. S., McMullen, G., Olivo, A., O'Shea, V., Osmond, J., Ott, R. J., Prydderch, M., Qiang, L., Riley, G., Royle, G., Segneri, G., Speller, R., Symonds-Tayler, J. R. N., Triger, S., Turchetta, R., Venanzi, C., Wells, K., Zha, X. and Zin, H. (2009) The multidimensional integrated intelligent imaging project (MI-3). Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research Section A: Accelerators, spectrometers, Detectors and Associated Equipment, 604 (1-2). pp. 196-198. ISSN 0168-9002

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MI-3 is a consortium of 11 universities and research laboratories whose mission is to develop complementary metal-oxide semiconductor (CMOS) active pixel sensors (APS) and to apply these sensors to a range of imaging challenges. A range of sensors has been developed: On-Pixel Intelligent CMOS (OPIC)—designed for in-pixel intelligence; FPN—designed to develop novel techniques for reducing fixed pattern noise; HDR—designed to develop novel techniques for increasing dynamic range; Vanilla/PEAPS—with digital and analogue modes and regions of interest, which has also been back-thinned; Large Area Sensor (LAS)—a novel, stitched LAS; and eLeNA—which develops a range of low noise pixels. Applications being developed include autoradiography, a gamma camera system, radiotherapy verification, tissue diffraction imaging, X-ray phase-contrast imaging, DNA sequencing and electron microscopy.

Keywords:Active pixel sensors, Complementary metal-oxide semiconductor
Subjects:G Mathematical and Computer Sciences > G740 Computer Vision
G Mathematical and Computer Sciences > G790 Artificial Intelligence not elsewhere classified
Divisions:College of Science > School of Computer Science
ID Code:5027
Deposited On:19 Apr 2012 15:14

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