Accession Number : ADD004394

Title :   Potential Troughs for Charge Transfer Devices.

Descriptive Note : Patent Application,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE AIR FORCE WASHINGTON D C

Personal Author(s) : Nelson,richard D

Report Date : 07 Oct 1977

Pagination or Media Count : 9

Abstract : In a surface channel charge transfer device noise due to the presence of surface states is minimized by ion implanting the charge coupled device propagation channel so as to provide a narrow potential trough which confines the charge to the center of the CCD channel. (Author)

Descriptors :   *Patent applications, *Charge coupled devices, *Noise reduction, Low noise, Ion implantation, Silicon, Ground state

Subject Categories : Electrical and Electronic Equipment
      Solid State Physics

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE