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CCD

abbr.
1. charge-coupled device
2. Confraternity of Christian Doctrine
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CCD

abbreviation for
(Electronics) charge-coupled device
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CCD

charge-coupled device: a semiconductor chip with a light-sensitive grid, used for converting images into electrical signals.
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Sharp will also start doubling monthly production capacity for charge-coupled devices (CCD) for use in video cameras at its Fukuyama factory in Hiroshima Prefecture to 4 million in March, Machida said, citing the buoyant market for mobile phones with video cameras.
Moreover, because the detectors have limited use outside astronomy, "the infrared technology is lagging a decade behind CCDs," he adds.
High speed GaAs CCDs are being developed for the capture of single-event electro/photo transients in scientific experiments.
In the early 1970s, CMOS chips were investigated as an alternative to vacuum tubes, but CCDs were easier to manufacture.
"Undoubtedly, within a few years amateur astronomers will be using CCD's as they now use photographic methods.
The companies said that CCDs are a major growth area, with global demand estimated at 27 million units in 1998, up about 30% from 21 million units in 1997.
Mukhtiar Mahar, the Director CCDS, said that the Sindh University Thatta Campus plays a model role in disseminate the higher education to the people of Thatta and its adjoining districts for strengthening the youths.
The team built a proof of concept using single-pixel photodetectors--instead of CCD or CMOS sensors--and high-speed structured illumination.
The Childhood Career Development Scale (CCDS; Schultheiss & Stead, 2004) assesses children's level of success in mastering the developmental concepts of career planning based on the nine dimensions of Super's (1990) growth stage of career development.
The PI-MTE3 2048B and 4096B camera models use 2k x 2k (30.7mm x 30.7mm) and 4k x 4k (61.4mm x 61.4mm) back-illuminated CCDs respectively to offer more than 95 per cent peak quantum efficiency.