Departmental Papers (BE)

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Conference Paper

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May 2001


An 80 x 60 pixels arbitrated address-event imager has been designed and fabricated in a 0.6 μm CMOS process. The value of the intensity is inversely proportional to the inter-spike interval and the read-out of each spike is initiated by the pixel. The available output bandwidth is allocated according to the pixel's demand, favoring brighter pixels and minimizing power consumption. The imager has a large dynamic range: 200dB for an individual pixel. The array has a dynamic range of 120dB. The power consumption is 3.4mW in uniform indoor light and a mean event rate of 200KHz (41.7 effective fps). The imager is capable of 8.3K effective fps.


Copyright 2001 IEEE. Reprinted from Proceedings of the IEEE International Symposium on Circuits and Systems 2001 (ISCAS 2001), Volume 3, pages III-505 - III-508.
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Date Posted: 10 November 2004

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