Compact Models for Smart Pixels with Smart Illumination

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Smart Pixels with Smart Illumination (SPSI) is a recently developed technology that enables the monolithic integration of two functionalities-optical illumination and detection- into arrays of optoelectronic ‘pixels’ in a compact and robust manner. To facilitate the design and analysis of systems involving SPSI technology using network simulators, this paper presents and validates a block-diagram approach to construct compact models for the individual SPSI pixels. In addition, the utility of such models is demonstrated through simulations of a potentially new application of SPSI technology-edge detection.

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Journal: TechConnect Briefs
Volume: Technical Proceedings of the 2000 International Conference on Modeling and Simulation of Microsystems
Published: March 27, 2000
Pages: 229 - 232
Industry sector: Sensors, MEMS, Electronics
Topics: Modeling & Simulation of Microsystems
ISBN: 0-9666135-7-0