Digital Camera Optics

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Digital Camera Optics
By Alan Bozarth, University of North Carolina at Asheville, USA

 

Ever wondered what your cell phone camera looks like from the inside? Ever wonder how it works? In this video, we explore the optical technology behind the camera capture devices in cell phones and digital cameras. We have a brief overview about CMOS sensors and CCD arrays, and how the photoelectric effect makes digital picture-taking possible.


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