Photosites, or potential wells, on a camera sensor. In a CCD, each pixel's charge is converted to voltage, buffered, and transferred through a single node as an analog signal. In a CMOS sensor, the charge-to-voltage conversion is done at the pixel level.

See also Complementary Metal Oxide Semiconductor (CMOS) , Binning , Jitter , Nyquist Limit , Charge-Coupled Device (CCD) , Pixel Clock

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