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CAM Sensor Format
0.36 - 16 Megapixel
CAM Pixel Size
3.4 - 9 µm
CAM QE Quantum Efficiency
95%
CAM Gain
1 [1]
CAM Readout time
8 - 30 fps[5] Relatively slow [1]
CAM Readout Noise
Fundamental trait of CCDs, minimized by cooling
CAM Spurious Noise / CIC
0.05 a.u. [1]
CAM Dark Noise
0.001
CAM EM Noise
-
CAM Binning /Sub-array
Available for most cameras to increase readout speed, enabling faster frame rates [8]
CAM Low Signal Behavior
Starts to outperform EMCCD and ICCD at higher signals and more photons [1]

Well suited for applications that can afford longer exposure times [6]
CAM Advantages
Ideal Gain and QE [1][4]

Can deliver highest S/N of all cam types if deep-cooled and at slow readout pixel rate (kHz) [9]

Largest choice of sensor formats available [4]
CAM Disadvantages
Not single photon sensitive [1]

Limited readout speed due to read noise restraints [4]
CAM Application
Applications that applications that can afford longer exposure times [6]

For sufficient high light intensity for signal [9]
CAM Price
Cooled CCD cameras can be purchased for under $5K [7]
CAM References

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