Free course

Microelectronic solutions for digital photography

Free statement of participation on completion

The human eye is a fascinating and complicated device, but how do digital cameras capture images? This free course, Microelectronic solutions for digital photography, examines one of the humanmachine interfaces that link optical information to the electronic world. You will learn how the components within a digital camera capture images for electronic manipulation.

Course learning outcomes

After studying this course, you should be able to:

  • describe how to use metal–oxide–semiconductor (MOS) structures for light capture, switches and latches
  • distinguish between CMOS and CCD strategies for image capture.