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CQD® Technology and Performance

SWIR Vision Systems Acuros® vs Sony® IMX990: A Closer Look at Key Metrics and Performance Whitepaperdocuments

How do SWIR Vision’s Acuros® CQD® SWIR Sensors Compare to Sony’s® IMX990 Sensors?

Extended SWIR (eSWIR) High Performance and High Definition Colloidal Quantum Dot Imagers Whitepaperdocuments

CQD sensors exhibit sensitivity superior to traditional IR sensors employed in the 1600-2000nm band, enabling the first commercially available room temperature 2.1MP camera with sensitivity to 2.0 micron.

Colloidal Quantum Dot Photodetectors for Large Format NIR, SWIR, and eSWIR Imaging Arraysdocuments

SWIR presents an overview of the CQD detector technology offered in SWIRs family of high resolution SWIR and eSWIR cameras. These devices are being utilized for laser profiling, semiconductor inspection, long range outdoor imaging, and other machine vision applications.

Colloidal Quantum Dot Sensor Bandwidth and Thermal Stability; Progress and Outlookdocuments

SWIR Vision Systems presents breakthrough capability for its quantum dot based short wavelength infrared (SWIR) sensor technology.

Laser Imaging

Laser Imaging Using Short Wave Infrared (SWIR) Image Sensorsdocuments

Laser imaging has become an essential tool across various industries and applications, from medical diagnosis and treatment to industrial manufacturing and security. With its precise and non-invasive nature, laser imaging has revolutionized the way we gather and analyze data, allowing us to see and measure things that were once invisible to the naked eye.

Lithium-Ion Battery Inspection

Battery Inspection Using Short Wave Infrared (SWIR) Imagingdocuments

The enhanced contrast and superior FOV of SWIR Vision’s Acuros CQD SWIR cameras provide the necessary alignment accuracy of inter-layer electrodes leading directly to more available energy storage capacity and longer battery lifetimes.

Security and Defense

High-definition broad-band visible-SWIR sensors for laser mark detectiondocuments

The side-by-side comparison between SWIR Vision Systems’ Acuros CQD SWIR Camera and a commercially available InGaAs camera demonstrates the utility of CQD detector technology. It shows promise to differentiate and maintain an advantage over adversaries by delivering higher resolution imagery and the ability to detect longer wavelengths than traditional IR detector technologies.

High definition, low cost, CQD sensor technology demonstrated in laser marking / designating application(s)
Presented at SPIE DCS May 2023 by Allan Hilton, CPO
SWIR Vision System CQD Sensors
Presented at Image Sensors Europe March 2023 by Dr Ethan Klem