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BCCD  Buried Channel Charge-Coupled Device.
Charge Coupled Device, CCD  imaging device based on an array of silicon MOS capacitors; by exploiting sensitivity of charge distribution in the space charge region of MOS capacitor to illumination, CCDs convert optical signal into electrical signal by sequentially moving packets of charges from capacitor to capacitor; commonly used as an imaging device in state-of-the-art video equipment; manufactured in very densely packed arrays in numbers per chip defining number of "pixels".
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Jerzy Ruzyllo is a Distinguished Professor Emeritus in the Department of Electrical Engineering at Penn State University.



This book gives a complete account of semiconductor engineering covering semiconductor properties, semiconductor materials, semiconductor devices and their uses, process technology, fabrication processes, and semiconductor materials and process characterization.


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