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Image sensors go broadband

The demonstration of a quantum dot-sensitized graphene image sensor that offers a very broad spectral response and that is integrated with silicon CMOS technology could potentially be a new cost-effective chip platform for hyperspectral imaging and spectroscopy.

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Figure 1: Schematic showing the structure of a single pixel of the graphene–CMOS image sensor array and its light-sensing principle.


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Callicó, G. Image sensors go broadband. Nature Photon 11, 332–333 (2017).

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