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Dartmouth professor's technology drives the world's smartphones and web cameras

Jun 24, 2019   |   NH Union Leader

"Entrepreneurs spinning off research from a government lab or university face a couple of likely phases if they are lucky enough to be successful: the excitement that comes from commercializing a new technology and the malaise that sets in when their startup is acquired by a bigger company," writes Mike Cote for The Union Leader.

"That’s when it’s time to move on to the next adventure.

"Eric Fossum recalled that process during a keynote at the New Hampshire Tech Alliance’s Entrepreneur of the Year event June 13. Fossum, who now serves as the John H. Krehbiel Sr. Professor for Emerging Technologies at the Thayer School of Engineering at Dartmouth, is best known for inventing the CMOS image sensor. The 'camera-on-a-chip' is used in billions of smartphones and web cameras."

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