Publications of Guy Meynants

Scientific publications

  1. Guy Meynants, Martin Waeny, Deyan Levski, Rostislav Kandilarov, Denis Sami, Georgi Bochev, Manlyun Ha, WooSung Choi, DongJun Oh, SeongJin Kim and YongChan Kim, “5.6 μm charge domain global shutter pixel with 90 dB shutter efficiency”, proc. 2021 International Image Sensor Workshop, Sept 2021, online, p. 246-250
  2. Daan Blommaert and Guy Meynants, “Two-photon absorption in CMOS Image Sensors”, proc. 2021 International Image Sensor Workshop, Sept 2021, online, p. 106-109
  3. Albert Theuwissen and Guy Meynants (2021), “Welcome to the World of Single-Slope Column-Level Analog-to-Digital Converters for CMOS Image Sensors”, Foundations and Trends® in Integrated Circuits and Systems: Vol. 1: No. 1, pp 1-71
    http://dx.doi.org/10.1561/3500000002
  4. Xiaoliang Ge, Guy Meynants, Pascale Francis, Karen Feyen, Sahitya Janardhan, Adi Xhakoni, “A BSI Global Shutter Pixel with Background Light Suppression for Multi-Frame Differential Imaging“, proc. 2019 International Image Sensor Workshop, June 2019, Snowbird, USA
  5. L. M. C. Freitas, F. Morgado-Dias, G. Meynants and A. Xhakoni, “Design and Simulation of an Incremental Sigma-Delta Converter for Improving the Noise Floor Level of CMOS Image Sensors,” 2019 International Conference in Engineering Applications (ICEA), Sao Miguel, Portugal, 2019, pp. 1-11, doi: 10.1109/CEAP.2019.8883480.
  6. L. M. Carvalho Freitas, M. Dias, G. Meynants and A. Xhakoni, “Design and Simulation of a CMOS Slew-Rate Enhanced OTA to Drive Heavy Capacitive Loads,” 2018 International Conference on Biomedical Engineering and Applications (ICBEA), Funchal, 2018, pp. 1-6, doi: 10.1109/ICBEA.2018.8471744.
  7. Guy Meynants, Bram Wolfs, Jan Bogaerts, Peishuo Li, Zhisheng Li, Yongjia Li, Ybe Creten, Koen Ruythooren, Pascale Francis, Raf Lafaille, Pieter De Wit, Gerd Beeckman, Jan Martin Kopfer, “A 47 Mpixel 36.4 x 27.6 mm2 30 fps Global Shutter Image Sensor “, proc. 2017 International Image Sensor Workshop, June 2017, Hiroshima, Japan
  8. Jan Bogaerts, Raf Lafaille, Marc Borremans, Jia Guo, Bart Ceulemans, Guy Meynants, Navid Sarhangnejad, Gavril Arsinte, Victor Statescu, Sonja van der Groen, “105 x 65 mm2 391 Mpixel CMOS Image Sensor with >78 dB Dynamic Range for
    Airborne Mapping Applications”, Proc ISSCC 2016, 2 feb 2016, pp. 114-116
  9. P. De Moor, K. De Munck, L. Haspeslagh, S. Guerrieri, J. Van Olmen, G. Meynants, G. Beeckman, K. Vanwichelen, K. Van Esbroeck, A. Ghiglione, T. Gilbert, S. Demiguel, “EuroCMOSHF: Demonstration of a Fully European Supply Chain for Space Image Sensors, International Conference on Space Optics, 18-21 October 2016, Biarritz, France
  10. G. Meynants, X. Wu, S. Vanhoogenbemt, T. De Ridder, P. De Wit, K. Ruythooren, K. Van Esbroeck, “700 frames/s 2 MPixel global shutter image sensor with 2 Me- full well charge and 12 μm pixel pitch“, proc. International Image Sensor workshop June 2015, Vaals, The Netherlands
  11. E. Hoenk , J. Hennessy , A. D. Jewell , A. G. Carver , T. J. Jones , S. Nikzad, M. McClish ,S. Tsur , G. Meynants, J. Sgro, “Superlattice-doped detectors for UV through gamma-ray imaging and spectroscopy”, Proc. International Image Sensor Workshop, June 2015, Vaals, The Netherlands
  12. G. Meynants, G. Beeckman, K. Van Wichelen, T. De Ridder, M. Koch, G.Schippers, M. Bonnifait, W. Diels, J. Bogaerts, , “Backside illuminated 84 dB global shutter image sensor“, proc International image sensor workshop June 2015, Vaals, The
    Netherlands
  13. J.-P. Halain, A. Debaize, JM. Gillis, L. Jacques, T. De Ridder, L. Hermans, M. Koch, G. Meynants, G. Schippers, “The dual-gain 10 μm back-thinned 3k x 3k CMOS-APS detector of the Solar Orbiter Extreme UV Imager”, Proc. of SPIE Vol. 9144 91443I-1, Space Telescopes and Instrumentation 2014: Ultraviolet to Gamma Ray, edited by Tadayuki Takahashi, Jan-Willem A. den Herder, Mark Bautz, Proc. of SPIE Vol. 9144, 91443I · © 2014 SPIE, CCC code: 0277-786X/14/$18 · doi: 10.1117/12.2055322
  14. G. Meynants, “Global shutter imagers for industrial applications,” proc. spie, vol. 9141, pp. 46–54, may 2014
  15. G. Meynants, J. Bogaerts, B. Wolfs, B. Ceulemans, T. De Ridder, A. Gvozdenovic, E. Gillisjans, X. Salmon, G. Van de Velde, “24 MPixel 36 x 24 mm2 14 bit image sensor in 110/90 nm CMOS technology”, proc. 2013 International Image Sensor Workshop, Snowbird, June 2013
  16. G. Meynants, W. Diels, J. Bogaerts, W. Ogiers, “Emission Microscopy analysis of hot cluster defects of imagers processed on SOI”, proc. 2013 International Image Sensor Workshop, Snowbird, June 2013
  17. Ali BenMoussa, Boris Giordanengo, Samuel Gissot, Guy Meynants, Xinyang Wang, Bram Wolfs, Jan Bogaerts, Udo Schühle, Guy Berger, Alexander Gottwald, Christian Laubis, Udo Kroth, and Frank Scholze, “Characterization of Backside-Illuminated CMOS APS Prototypes for the Extreme Ultraviolet Imager On-Board Solar Orbiter“,Ieee Transactions on Electron Devices, VOL. 60, NO. 5, MAY 2013, p. 1701 – 1708
  18. B. Wolfs, J. Bogaerts, G. Meynants, “3.5 μm global shutter pixel with transistor sharing and correlated double sampling”, proc. 2013 International Image Sensor Workshop, Snowbird, June 2013
  19. G. Meynants, “Global shutter pixels with correlated double sampling for CMOS image sensors”, Advanced Optical Technologies. Volume 2, Issue 2, Pages 177–187, March 2013.
  20. A. BenMoussa, S. Gissot, B. Giordanengo, G. Meynants, X. Wang, B. Wolfs, J. Bogaerts, U. Schühle, G. Berger, A. Gottwald, C. Laubis, U. Kroth, F. Scholze, A. Soltani, and T. Saito , “Irradiation Damage Tests on Backside-Illuminated CMOS APS Prototypes for the Extreme Ultraviolet Imager On-Board Solar Orbiter ”,IEEE Transactions on Nuclear Science, Vol. 60, No. 5, October 2013, pp 3907 – 3914
  21. G. Meynants, J. Bogaerts, K. Van Wichelen, E. Gilisans, “Recent radiation testing on 180 nm and 110 nm CMOS Image sensor processes”, CNES Workshop on Radiation Effects on Optoelectronic Detectors, Toulouse, 28-29 November 2012
  22. A. BenMoussa, B. Giordanengo, S. Gissot, G. Meynants, A. Gottwald and U. Schühle, “EUV calibration and irradiation tests of CMOS APS prototypes for EUI, the Extreme Ultraviolet Imager on-board Solar Orbiter ”, UV News, Thematic Network for Ultraviolet Measurments, Issue 9, January 2012
  23. Pieter Willems, Guy Meynants, Guido Vanhorebeek, Ma Cheng, “High speed VGA resolution CMOS image sensor with global shutter”, proc. SPIE vol. 8298, january 2012
  24. J. Piqueras, K. Heerlein, S. Werner, R. Enge, U. Schühle, J. Woch, T. De Ridder, G. Meynants, B. Wolfs, G. Lepage and W. Diels, “CMOS sensor and camera for the PHI instrument on board Solar Orbiter: evaluation of the radiation tolerance”, proc. SPIE vol. 8453, “Astronomical telescopes and instrumentation”July 2012
  25. G. Meynants, Jan Bogaerts, Xinyang Wang, Guido Vanhorebeek, “Backside Illuminated Global Shutter CMOS image sensors”, proc. 2011 International image sensor workshop , 8-11 June 2011
  26. Xinyang Wang, Jan Bogaerts, Werner Ogiers, Gerd Beeckman, Guy Meynants, “Design and characterization of radiation tolerant CMOS image sensor for space applications”, International symposium on photoelectronic detection and imaging
    2011, Bejing, China (ISPDI).
  27. Xinyang Wamg, Bram Wolfs, Guy Meynants, Jan Bogaerts, “An 89dB Dynamic Range CMOS Image Sensor with Dual Transfer Gate Pixel”, proc. 2011 International image sensor workshop , 8-11 June 2011
  28. Jan Bogaerts, Aleksandar Gvozdenovic, Koen Ruythooren, Kevin Van Esbroeck, Bart Ceulemans, Werner Ogiers, Gavril Arsinte, Xinyang Wang, Guy Meynants, “High Speed 36 Gbps 12Mpixel global pipelined shutter CMOS image sensor with CDS”, proc. 2011 International image sensor workshop , 8-11 June 2011
  29. Xinyang Wang, Jan Bogaerts, Guido Vanhorebeek, Koen Ruythoren, Bart Ceulemans, Gérald Lepage, Pieter Willems, Guy Meynants, “A 2.2M CMOS Image Sensor for High Speed Machine Vision Applications”, proc. SPIE vol. , 7536, january
    2010
  30. G. Lepage, J. Bogaerts, G. Meynants, “Time-delay-integration architectures in CMOS image sensors”, IEEE trans. El. Dev, vol. 56, no. 11, November 2009, pp. 2524 – 2533
  31. J. Bogaerts, G. Meynants, G. Lepage, G. Vanhorebeek, B. Ceulemans, K. Ruythooren, “CMOS image sensor with two-shared pixel and staggered readout architecture”, proc. International Image Sensor Workshop 2009, Bergen, June 26th,
    2009
  32. G. Meynants, G. Lepage, J. Bogaerts, G. Vanhorebeek, X. Wang, “Limitations to the frame rate of high speed image sensors”, proc. International Image Sensor Workshop 2009, Bergen, June 26th, 2009.
  33. G. Meynants, J. Bogaerts, “Pixel binning in the charge domain in CMOS image sensors”, EOS Frontiers in Electronic Imaging conference, Munich, June 15th, 2009
  34. Jiawei Xu, Guy Meynants and P. Merken, “Low-power lock-in amplifier for complex impedance measurement,” 2009 3rd International Workshop on Advances in sensors and Interfaces, Trani, Italy, 2009, pp. 110-114, doi: 10.1109/IWASI.2009.5184779.
  35. G. Meynants, “Meeting New Demands of Image Capture”, Advanced Imaging, October 2008
  36. M. Paselli et al., “A High-Performance Wireless Sensor Node for Industrial Control Applications,” Third International Conference on Systems (icons 2008), Cancun, Mexico, 2008, pp. 235-240, doi: 10.1109/ICONS.2008.58.
  37. G. Meynants, B. Dupont, N. Witvrouwen, B. Wolfs, G. Schippers,K. Maher, B. Dierickx, B. Lee, D. Arnzen and S. Lee , “A 9 Megapixel APS-size CMOS Image Sensor for Digital Still Photography”, proc. IEEE workshop on Charge-Coupled
    Devices and Advanced Image sensors, Karuizawa (Japan), June 9-11, 2005
  38. A. Martensson, B. Dierickx and G. Meynants : “On the Effective Optical Fill Factor of Fine Pitch Metals”, IEEE CCD & AIS workshop on Charge-Coupled Devices and Advanced Image Sensors, Karuizawa, 9-11 June 2005
  39. M. Innocent, G. Meynants, “Differential image sensor with high common mode rejection”, proc. ESSCIRC 2005, p. 483
  40. G. Meynants, D. Scheffer, B. Dierickx, A. Alaerts, “A 14 MPixel 36 x 24 mm2 Image Sensor”, Electronic Imaging, San Jose, 21 Jan 2004 ; SPIE Proceedings vol. 5301, p168 (2004)
  41. G. Meynants et al., “A 35 mm 13.89 Million Pixel CMOS Active Pixel Image Sensor”, Applied Machine Vision Conference, Stuttgart, 21-22 October 2003
  42. G. Meynants, “Latest status of CMOS images sensors for digital cameras”, 61th Electronic Journal Technical Symposium, Tokyo, Japan, 17 September 2003
  43. G. Meynants, B. Dierickx, A. Alaerts, D. Uwaerts, S.Cos, D. Scheffer, S. Noble, “A 35mm 13.89 Million Pixel CMOS Active Pixel Image Sensor”, IEEE Workshop on CCD & AIS, Elmau, 15-17 May 2003
  44. G. Meynants, B. Dierickx, A. Alaerts, D. Uwaerts, D. Scheffer, S.Noble, “A 35mm 13.89 Million Pixel CMOS Active Pixel Image Sensor”, PICS 2003, Rochester, 15 May 2003
  45. H.Witters, T. Walschap, G. Vanstraelen, G. Chapinal, G. Meynants, B. Dierickx, “1024 x 1280 Pixel Dual Shutter APS for Industrial Vision”, SPIE Vol.5017, SPIE Electronic Imaging, Santa Clara, 23 January 2003
  46. J. Bogaerts, B. Dierickx, G. Meynants, D. Uwaerts, “Total Dose and Displacement Damage Effects in a Radiation-Hardened CMOS APS”, IEEE Trans. on Electron Devices, vol.50, January 2003
  47. G.Meynants, B.Dierickx, D.Uwaerts, J.Bogaerts, “Fixed pattern noise suppression by a differential readout chain for a radiation-tolerant image sensor”, 2001 IEEE Workshop on CCDs and AISs.
  48. D. Scheffer, G. Meynants, B. Dierickx, T. Fujii, “A 6.6 Mpixel CMOS image sensor for electrostatic PCB inspection”, 2001 IEEE Workshop on CCDs and AISs.
  49. G. Meynants, “Smart Image Sensors in CMOS technology”, Journal A, Vol. 40, No. 1, March 1999, pp. 35-39.
  50. G. Meynants, B. Dierickx, A. Alaerts, “The ideal color filter spectra”, IEEE Workshop on CCD&AIS, Nagano Japan, 10-12 June 1999.
  51. S. Kavadias, B. Dierickx, G. Meynants, “A self-calibrating logarithmic image sensor”, IEEE Workshop on CCD&AIS, Nagano Japan, 10-12 June 1999.
  52. G. Meynants, “A single-chip color camera in CMOS technology”, Ph.D. thesis, december 1998
  53. G. Meynants, B. Dierickx, D. Scheffer and J. Vlummens : “A wide dynamic range CMOS stereo camera” , Proc. Advanced Microsystems for Automotive Applications 98, Berlin, Germany, 26-27 march 1998, p. 173-182
  54. G. Meynants, B. Dierickx, and D. Scheffer, “CMOS active pixel image sensor with CCD performance”, AFPAEC Europto/SPIE, Zurich, 18-21 may 1998; proc. SPIE, vol. 3410, pp. 68-76, 1998.
  55. G. Meynants, B. Dierickx, “A circuit for the correction of pixel defects in image sensors”, Proc. ESSCIRC, Den Haag, 22-24 september 1998; Proc. ESSCIRC’98, pp. 312-315, 1998
  56. G. Sandini, A. Alaerts, B. Dierickx, F. Ferrari, L. Hermans, A. Mannucci, B. Parmentier, P. Questa, G. Meynants, and D. Scheffer, “The project SVAVISCA: a space-variant color CMOS sensor”, AFPAEC Europto/SPIE, Zurich, 18-21 may 1998.
  57. B. Dierickx, G. Meynants, “Missing pixels correction algorithm for image sensors”, AFPAEC Europto/SPIE, Zurich, 18-21 may 1998; proc. SPIE vol. 3410, pp. 200-203, 1998.
  58. G. Meynants & al., “Excess carrier lifetime and Surface Recombination Velocity in Dielectrically isolated Si-tubs”, Fourth International Symposium on Semiconductor Wafer Bonding : Science, Technology and Applications, 192nd ECS Meeting, Paris, 2 september 1997
  59. D. Scheffer, B. Dierickx, G. Meynants, “Random addressable 2048×2048 active pixel sensor”, submitted to IEEE Trans. el. dev., special issue on image sensors, vol.44, p. 1716, oct. 1997.
  60. W.Ogiers, G.Meynants et al., “An analogue-domain FPN compensation circuit for random access CMOS imagers”, European Symposium on Lasers and Optics in Manufacturing, Munich, 16-20 June 1997.
  61. B. Dierickx, G. Meynants, D. Scheffer, “Near 100% fill factor CMOS active pixels”, IEEE CCD & AIS workshop, Brugge, Belgium, 5-7 june (1997); Proceedings p. P1
  62. B. Dierickx, G. Meynants, D. Scheffer, “Offset-free offset calibration for APS”, IEEE CCD & AIS workshop, Brugge, Belgium, 5-7 june (1997); Proceedings p. R13
  63. A. Krymsky, G. Meynants, “Double-logarithmic double-differentation time-to-crash detector: a concept”, proc. SPIE, vol. 2745, pp. 159-168, june 1996, presented at Aerosense 96, Orlando.
  64. A. Krymsky, G. Meynants, “Sensor for computing velocities of multiple objects moving along a line”, proc. SPIE, vol. 2745, pp. 169-180, june 1996, presented at Aerosense 96, Orlando.
  65. G. Meynants, B. Dierickx, D. Scheffer, A. Krymsky, “Sensor for optical flow measurement based on differencing in space and time”, SPIE, San Jose, 31 jan in: SPIE proceedings vol 2645, p. 108.
  66. N. Ricquier, B. Dierickx, “Active Pixel CMOS image sensor with on-chip non- uniformity correction”, IEEE Workshop on CCD and advanced image sensors, California, April 20-22 1995 (presented by Guy Meynants)
  67. Van Haute S., Malfait A., Meynants G., Reekmans R., Belmans R.: ” Influence of switching frequency and squirrel cage design on audible noise and losses in variable speed induction motor drives with transistor and IGBT inverters,” 6th European Conference on Power electronics and applications, Sevilla, Spain, September 19-21, 1995; pp. 3.137-3.142.
  68. S. B. Mahato, J. de Ridder, G. Meynants, G. Raskin and H. van Winckel, “Measuring Intra-Pixel Sensitivity Variations of a CMOS Image Sensor,” in IEEE Sensors Journal, vol. 18, no. 7, pp. 2722-2728, April1, 1 2018, doi: 10.1109/JSEN.2018.2798698

Invited talks

  1. G. Meynants, “Low noise global shutter pixels and readout circuits for CMOS image sensors”, TWEPP 2018 Topical Workshop on Electronics for Particle Physics, Antwerp, 17-21 sept 2018
  2. G. Meynants, “High resolution global shutter image sensors for machine vision and 8K video”, SEMI Imaging and Sensors Summit, Grenoble, 20-22 sept. 2017
  3. G. Meynants, J. Bogaerts, “High Resolution and Large Format CIS for professional Applications”, OSA Imaging and Applied Optics Congress, Heidelberg, 26 july 2016
  4. G. Meynants, J. Bogaerts, “High Resolution and Large Format CIS for High-End Applications”, Image Sensors Europe, London, 16-17 March 2016
  5. G. Meynants, “global shutter imagers for industrial applications,” Optical Sensing and Detection III, 22 may 2021, Brussels
  6. G. Meynants, W. Ogiers, G. Beeckman, K. Ruythooren, X. Wang, J. Bogaerts, “Digital Sun-sensor on-a-chip for space navigation”, IntertechPira Image Sensors Europe, London, 23 & 24 March 2011
  7. G. Meynants, “High speed CMOS image sensor architectures”, ISSCC forum on high speed image sensor technologies, San Francisco, February 11 , 2010
  8. G. Meynants, “Recent developments in high frame rate image sensors”, IntertechPira Image Sensors Europe, London, March 25 , 2009
  9. G. Meynants, “Improvements in CMOS image sensors with Global Shutter”, The Vision Show, Boston, June 11 , 2008
  10. G. Meynants, “Increasing Dynamic Range in CMOS image sensors”, IntertechPira Image Sensors Europe, London, March 19 , 2008

(Co-)Editor

Co-inventor on 33 unique patents and patent applications