What are charged-coupled devices?
Charge-coupled devices are used to transfer electric charge from within the device to a place where they can be manipulated. It is a light-sensitive integrated circuit imprinted on the surface of silicon. It is used commonly in digital imaging.
What are the different types of CCDs?
Types of CCD
Frame transfer CCD
Frame transfer CCD is used in astronomy and some professional video cameras.
Intensified CCDs or ICCD is used in night vision cameras.
It is used in astronomy and biomedical researches.