Accession Number : ADD006846

Title :   Potential Troughs for Charge Transfer Devices.

Descriptive Note : Patent,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE AIR FORCE WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s) : Nelson,Richard D

Report Date : 22 Jan 1980

Pagination or Media Count : 4

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 :   *Patents, *Charge coupled devices, *Charge transfer, Ion implantation, Gates(Circuits), Channels, Trapping(Charged particles), Substrates, Epitaxial growth, Dynamic range, Low noise

Subject Categories : Electrical and Electronic Equipment

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE