CCD

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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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It connected to a computer in a belt pack, which in turn received images from a charged couple device, like a miniature digital video camera, mounted on the man's glasses.
Spectrometer Features: The system utilizes a charged couple device (CCD) detector instead of individual phototubes and slits to capture light emitted when the metal sample is sparked.