silicon image sensor

silicon image sensor

[′sil·ə·kən ′im·ij ‚sen·sər]
(electronics)
A solid-state television camera in which the image is focused on an array of individual light-sensitive elements formed from a charge-coupled-device semiconductor chip. Also known as silicon imaging device.
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