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This 3D example shows how to calculate the Point Spread Function (PSF) and Modulation Transfer Function (MTF). We will calculate the PSF and MTF when the central set of 4 pixels are fully illuminated with green light (550nm).




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See also

CMOS image sensors

Angular response 3D

Related publications

F. Hirigoyen, A. Crocherie, J. M. Vaillant, and Y. Cazaux, “FDTD-based optical simulations methodology for CMOS image sensors pixels architecture and process optimization” Proc. SPIE 6816, 681609 (2008)


J. Vaillant, A. Crocherie, F. Hirigoyen, A. Cadien, and J. Pond, "Uniform illumination and rigorous electromagnetic simulations applied to CMOS image sensors," Opt. Express 15, 5494-5503 (2007)

Produced in collaboration with Axel Crocherie, Flavien Hirigoyen, Jérôme Vaillant and Yvon Cazaux of STMicroelectronics, France.






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