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Pixelplus, Sharp Expand Collaboration

Photonics.com
Dec 2007
Fabless semiconductor company Pixelplus Co. Ltd. of Seoul, South Korea, announced yesterday that it will continue to codevelop system-on-a-chip (SoC) image sensors with Sharp Corp. of Japan. The companies collaborated this year to develop the PO5030 SoC image sensor for cell phone cameras. They will now expand their agreement to include 1.3-, 2- and 3.2-megapixel SoC image sensors.

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photonics
The technology of generating and harnessing light and other forms of radiant energy whose quantum unit is the photon. The science includes light emission, transmission, deflection, amplification and detection by optical components and instruments, lasers and other light sources, fiber optics, electro-optical instrumentation, related hardware and electronics, and sophisticated systems. The range of applications of photonics extends from energy generation to detection to communications and...
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A term used to describe a convex surface having too short a radius of curvature. To correct this condition, material is cut from the outer portion of the polishing tool.
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