The CSEM S.A. is a leading technology center in the field of embedded vision systems, high-value CMOS image sensors, and high-resolution optical encoders.
Fields of Activity • Optical metrology (sensor systems, optics, illumination) • ASIC development • Image processing
Range of Services • Development of image sensors, optics and systems • Characterization/Qualification stations (optoelectronics, optics) • Miniature/low cost vision systems (optics, sensor, electronics, processing) • Cooperation partner in research and development projects
Research & Development Activities • Optimization of optical sensors with a focus on high-speed high dynamic range, low power high dynamic range smart / on-chip processing • Special techniques for optical metrology/microscopy Time-of-flight cameras Triangulation/Stereovision/360°- cameras Phase contrast X-ray imaging • Miniaturization
Special Equipment • Wafer-level test set-up with mixed signal option (200 digital, 50 analog inputs) • Phase contrast X-ray set-up Technology Partners Numerous collaborations with partners from industry and academia Current State-of-the-art Technologies High-speed absolute encoders with nanometer resolution
Managing Director Dr. Alain-Serge Porret
CSEM Zurich Center Technoparkstr. 1 CH-8005 Zürich