About Us

Semiconductor Technology Associates, Inc. is dedicated to providing custom Charge Coupled Devices to the commercial, aerospace, and scientific communities.  Our expertise lies in the design, fabrication, packaging and characterization of the finest CCDs available in the world, along with the development and delivery of custom CCD controllers and dewars.  Contact us if you need a custom CCD developed, or if you’re interested in using one of our existing designs.


President Dr. Richard Bredthauer has been involved in the design and fabrication of a large variety of scientific imaging CCDs over the last 37 years. He has previously managed CCD development at Lockheed Martin, Loral, Ford Aerospace,  and Rockwell.  He designed the original 9k x 9k imager while at Lockheed Martin.