charge-coupled device

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charge-coupled device

Abbreviation: CCD
A device used in video and digital imaging (such as in CT scanning) that creates electronic images from light.
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Accuracy of CCD camera constant [MATHEMATICAL EXPRESSION NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII.] is estimated by standard deviation [[delta].sub.k] from the formula [6]
However, the cost of a CCD camera can be prohibitive to everyday observing.
Human beings can only see photons with wavelengths between about 400 nanometers and 700 nanometers, while the CCD camera can pick up invisible infrared light with wavelengths as long as 1,000 nm.
DETAILS: RCOS Ritchey-Chretien with FLI ProLine PL16803 CCD camera. Total exposure: 45 hours through LRGB color filters.
Elstraight HD can integrate a Tuft and Line Detection System" known as OTS21 that use a special CCD camera with an on board processor so the system can detect and follow contrasts such as the tufted edge of carpet against the primary backing as well as lines of carpet and the wide viewing range of the camera eliminates the need to reposition sensor for width changes the main feature of this camera is the design based on edge detection system that can be used.
The BE TYPE F260 adopts a newly-developed ultrasensitive CCD camera to enable autofluorescence imaging.
In this article, we introduce a non-contact optical system with one CCD camera, which registers the distortion of a laser wave-front caused by the measured deformed object, and present the possibilities of using this system in the rubber industry.
The elements are essentially a structured light sensor (i.e., laser), a CCD camera, robot, and hardware and software system that manipulates and assesses the collected data.
It is important to determine the minimum required resolution for your CCD camera in order to provide the maximum spatial image resolution.
With the zoom feature, the projector can handle fine print and small objects, and the CCD camera ensures colors are reproduced correctly.