Cooling a Pt Grey Camera

Cooling a Pt Grey Camera

I’ve been working with Pt Grey (now FLIR) cameras for a few years now, and one nagging question in the back of my mind has been whether or not it is possible to cool them via external means. There are basically 3 categories of cooling when it comes to low light...
95% QE SCMOS vs. EMCCD

95% QE SCMOS vs. EMCCD

In 2011, I reviewed the Andor Neo, one of the first scmos cameras commercially available. I ended my report with this statement, “…there is much life left in the good old frame transfer sensor…until someone cooks up a back thinned scmos…” Recently,...

Neo camera at 100fps

Andor’s Neo camera has been out for about a year now. I first wrote about using it back in February. The camera immediately showed the major difference in field of view between sCmos sensors and traditional interlines quite well, but the speed, binning,...