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The Nobel Prize in Physics 2009 was divided, one half awarded to Charles Kuen Kao "for groundbreaking achievements concerning the transmission of light in fibers for optical communication", the other half jointly to Willard S. Boyle and George E. Smith "for the invention of an imaging semiconductor circuit – the CCD sensor".

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The basic technology used in CCTV cameras is CCD (Charge Coupled Device) which converts the captured images into electronic impulses. #didyouknow #cctv #fact

from Boston.com

Nikon Small World Photomicrography Competition

A confocal image of a charge coupled device (CCD) sensor, direct surface view, magnified 1000 times by Kevin Smith of MetPrep Ltd. in Warwickshire, UK.

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from HypeScience

Laboratórios científicos: 25 imagens incríveis das profundezas desses lugares

Uma bolacha CCD (Dispositivo de Carga Acoplada, do inglês Charge-coupled Device), sensor para captação de imagens formado por um circuito integrado que contém uma matriz de capacitores acoplados

Global Charge-coupled Devices (CCDs) Market Research Report 2016