Binary Pixels take it a bit higher

Started Feb 26, 2013 | Discussions thread
Eric Fossum
Eric Fossum OP Senior Member • Posts: 1,185
Re: A general question ...


First, it would be helpful to quantitatively define image quality.  Without such a definition it is impossible to say if the relationship is linear or some other mathematical form.

Second, for the QIS, the size of the photosite (aka jot or binary pixel) is related to the storage capacity in bits/sq. um so that the information quality certainly grows as the photosite becomes smaller in the case where we are capacity limited.  Under lower illumination levels when capacity is not a problem, the there is no advantage to having smaller photosites once you are below the diffraction limit, more or less.

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