Lynx CMOS Sensor

Features

The Lynx CMOS image sensor is a 1.3MP sensor with full SXGA 1280 x 1024 resolution, designed to provide excellent performance in low light level conditions.

Description

The Lynx CMOS Sensor is the first operational Night Vision and Homeland Security Digital Sensor based on full solid-state technology operating in both daylight and low-light level (equivalent to quarter moon). The Lynx CMOS Sensor offers new perspectives in connecting night vision to Command and Control (C4I), in urban and suburban surveillance at night and in advanced applications such as vehicle protection/surveillance and fusion of digital images such as visible (at night) and infra-red (IR). The Lynx CMOS sensor offers new to connect night vision to urban and suburban surveillance at night and to support advanced applications such as fusion of digital images such as visible (at night) and infra-red (IR).

The Lynx CMOS Sensor is a 1.3 MP image sensor with full SXGA 1280 x 1024 resolution, designed to provide excellent performance in low light level conditions. The Lynx CMOS sensor can provide frame rates up to 100 frames per second (fps) at full resolution with < 4e- read noise, making it ideal for surveillance applications where high-resolution detection across varying light conditions is critical. With a power consumption under 350mW, the Lynx CMOS Sensor is ideal for man-portable systems, unmanned remote posts and CCTV surveillance where 24/7 image availability is required.

The new sensor is designed for simple integration into a variety of camera platforms by either manufacturers or OEMs. The Lynx CMOS 1.3 sensor is a high sensitivity rolling shutter image sensor with 1280 x 1024 pixel resolution. The pixel architecture offers true correlated double sampling (CDS) reducing the fixed pattern noise and dark noise significantly. This design offers excellent performance in low light level conditions. The extreme sensitivity combined with high frame rate makes this sensor suitable for various industrial and scientific applications such as video surveillance, low-light fluorescence imaging, in-vivo imaging or dynamic biological events.

The Lynx CMOS sensor can provide frame rates up to 100 frames per second (fps) at full resolution with < 4e- read noise, making it ideal for all kind of applications where high-resolution detection across varying light conditions is critical. The new sensor is designed for simple integration into a variety of camera platforms by either manufacturers or OEMs.

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Specifications

Sensor
Specifications
Resolution
1280 x 1027 Pixels
Pixel Pitch
9.7 µm x 9.7 µm
Sensor Format / Diagonal
14.8mm x 12.74mm / 16 mm
Full Well Capacity
> 25000 e-
Dynamic Range
> 60 dB
Read Noise
< 4e- mean in 100 Hz mode
Quantum Efficiency
> 80% at peak depending on sensor configuration
Frame Rate
Up to 100 Hz with full field resolution
Shutter Mode
Rolling
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