Last month Drs. Shigetoshi Sugawa and Rihito Kuroda from the Graduate School of Engineering, were presented with the 2016 nac High Speed Imaging Award at the 31st International Congress on High Speed Imaging and Photonics, held in Osaka.
The award was conferred for their development of an Ultra High Speed CMOS image sensor with improved light sensitivity. The device is capable of capturing 20 million frames per second with a significant reduction in power consumption, compared to earlier models. It is now commercially employed in the Shimadzu Hyper Vision HPV-X2 camera, which is the world's fastest in its class.
Contact:Sugawa & Kuroda Lab.
Tohoku University Graduate School of Engineering