Introduction to CCDs

This page contains four downloadable Powerpoint presentations, of about 50 slides each, that provide a good introduction to CCDs

Download Section 1 (1.1MB)

Download Section 2 (0.9MB)

Download Section 3 (2.3MB)

A lecture on Marconi Low Light Level CCDs (0.9MB)


Latest CCD developments (Nov 05)


Other Links

Mike Lesser's CCD Glossary (Illustrated, very good)

Other on-line CCD courses:-

Apogee's CCD University

University of Oregon

Manufacturers Information Notes:-



Simon Tulloch March 2006

Updated Andy Ridings January 2012