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Issue No.06 - Nov.-Dec. (2011 vol.28)
pp: 16-23
Tse Nga Ng , Palo Alto Research Center
Sanjiv Sambandan , Indian Institute of Science
Michael L. Chabinyc , University of California, Santa Barbara
ABSTRACT
<p>Editors' note:</p><p>Flexible, large-area display and sensor arrays are finding growing applications in multimedia and future smart homes. This article first analyzes and compares current flexible devices, then discusses the implementation, requirements, and testing of flexible sensor arrays.</p><p align="right"><it>&#x2014;Jiun-Lang Huang (National Taiwan University) and Kwang-Ting (Tim) Cheng (University of California, Santa Barbara)</it></p>
INDEX TERMS
design and test, flexible electronics, sensor arrays, charge-map testing
CITATION
Tse Nga Ng, Sanjiv Sambandan, Michael L. Chabinyc, "Materials, Processing, and Testing of Flexible Image Sensor Arrays", IEEE Design & Test of Computers, vol.28, no. 6, pp. 16-23, Nov.-Dec. 2011, doi:10.1109/MDT.2011.94
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