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CCD

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1. charge-coupled device
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CCD

abbreviation for
(Electronics) charge-coupled device

CCD

charge-coupled device: a semiconductor chip with a light-sensitive grid, used for converting images into electrical signals.
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Crucial to the proposed mission, which Perlmutter calls SNAPSAT (Supernova/Acceleration Probe Satellite), are the size and sensitivity of its light detectors--large mosaics of solid-state sensors known as charge-coupled devices.
Camera phones comprised over 70% of all digital cameras that shipped in 2005, and the vast majority of these devices used Complimentary Metal Oxide Semiconductor (CMOS) sensors, with the remainder using Charge-Coupled Devices (CCDs), the high-tech market research firm says.
Astronomers use charge-coupled devices (CCDs)-light-sensitive semiconductors that register almost every photon that hits them-to catch the scant rays from distant objects.
Charge-Coupled Devices (CCDs), the incumbent technology in this segment, are currently seeing tremendous growth, driven primarily by growth in the markets for camera phones and digital still cameras.
The signals produced by the camera's four charge-coupled devices (CCDs) in response to incoming starlight vary by as much as 10 percent.
We share the belief that CMOS image sensors can not only offer lower power consumption and easier integration, but can also produce superior image quality compared to charge-coupled devices.