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specification of camera

by mahdekodak / April 1, 2014 11:44 AM PDT

Hi all,
I looking for a good CCD camera but I am not clear in some specifications like Signal to Noise Ratio Maximum(SNR) and Absolute Sensitivity Threshold. Is there anybody who knows about thoese?
for example I found one with 38.08 dB in SNR,Is it good?
Thanks

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I thought CCD was passing or gone?
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / April 1, 2014 12:47 PM PDT

I took a look at a few top selling cameras and all have moved to CMOS. Can you reveal more?
Bob

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CCD camera
by mahdekodak / April 2, 2014 1:21 AM PDT

I use the cameras to monitor the atoms and to extract different parameters from the images. In particular I measure the number of atoms using the camera. So I am sure that I need CCD camera not CMOS. I want to compare the cameras with this specification to know wich one is better?

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Ahh, Science!
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / April 2, 2014 4:29 AM PDT
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In that case you write up how to test which is best then get samples to test. After the samples are tested you write up the results and present your findings.
Bob

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