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High Ambient CCD Camera

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Science  18 Oct 1996:
Vol. 274, Issue 5286, pp. 433
DOI: 10.1126/science.274.5286.433i


The AX-HAL is a high-performance, 16-bit camera designed to deal with high ambient background Embedded Image light levels. It incorporates a user-programmable offset to remove ambient intensity before signal digitization. This avoids the limiting trade-off between sensitivity and dynamic range inherent to conventional charge-coupled device cameras. Applications include film digitization and qualitative and quantitative bioimaging, such as fluorescence in situ hybridization. Axiom Research.