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Number: 257/186
Name: Active solid-state devices (e.g., transistors, solid-state diodes) > Heterojunction device > Light responsive structure > Avalanche photodetection structure
Description: Subject matter wherein carriers generated in the active region of the device in response to light incident thereupon, achieve enough kinetic energy to knock further carriers from the crystalline lattice of the active region producing an avalanche or snowball increase in operating current level.

Patents under this class:
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Patent Number Title Of Patent Date Issued
8710546 Avalanche photodiodes having accurate and reproductible amplification layer Apr. 29, 2014
8710547 Avalanche photo diode and method of manufacturing the same Apr. 29, 2014
8704272 Avalanche photodiode with special lateral doping concentration Apr. 22, 2014
8682116 Integrated circuit including non-planar structure and waveguide Mar. 25, 2014
8680640 Solid-state imaging device Mar. 25, 2014
8674382 Semiconductor light emitting device comprising heterojunction Mar. 18, 2014
8669588 Epitaxially-grown position sensitive detector Mar. 11, 2014
8664739 Image sensor comprising isolated germanium photodetectors integrated with a silicon substrate and silicon circuitry Mar. 4, 2014
8659053 Semiconductor light detecting element Feb. 25, 2014
8637875 Single photon IR detectors and their integration with silicon detectors Jan. 28, 2014
8592863 Photodetector with internal gain and detector comprising an array of such photodetectors Nov. 26, 2013
8575650 Avalanche photodiode Nov. 5, 2013
8564026 Chip, method for producing a chip and device for laser ablation Oct. 22, 2013
8513704 Method for manufacturing a photodiode and corresponding photodiode and electromagnetic radiation detector Aug. 20, 2013
8502204 Optoelectronic module Aug. 6, 2013
8482108 Wafer-scale X-ray detector and method of manufacturing the same Jul. 9, 2013
8471293 Array of mutually insulated Geiger-mode avalanche photodiodes, and corresponding manufacturing process Jun. 25, 2013
8461624 Monolithic three terminal photodetector Jun. 11, 2013
8450720 Frontside-illuminated inverted quantum well infrared photodetector devices May. 28, 2013
8441032 Low-level signal detection by semiconductor avalanche amplification May. 14, 2013
8357960 Multispectral imaging device and manufacturing thereof Jan. 22, 2013
8350937 Solid-state imaging device having pixels including avalanche photodiodes Jan. 8, 2013
8338857 Germanium/silicon avalanche photodetector with separate absorption and multiplication regions Dec. 25, 2012
8338200 Frontside-illuminated inverted quantum well infrared photodetector devices and methods of fabricating the same Dec. 25, 2012
8338858 Time correlation system and method Dec. 25, 2012
8299484 Optoelectronic semiconductor chip Oct. 30, 2012
8275270 High-sensitivity, high-resolution detector devices and arrays Sep. 25, 2012
8227882 Light-sensitive component with increased blue sensitivity, method for the production thereof, and operating method Jul. 24, 2012
8212286 Semiconductor light receiving element Jul. 3, 2012
8212327 High fill-factor laser-treated semiconductor device on bulk material with single side contact scheme Jul. 3, 2012
8154280 Thin film lamination, thin film magnetic sensor using the thin film lamination and method for manufacturing the thin film lamination Apr. 10, 2012
8120079 Light-sensing device for multi-spectral imaging Feb. 21, 2012
8106422 SiC avalanche photodiode with improved edge termination Jan. 31, 2012
8093624 High fill-factor avalanche photodiode Jan. 10, 2012
8053815 Solid-state image pickup device, method of manufacturing solid-state image pickup device, and image pickup device Nov. 8, 2011
8030684 Mesa-type photodetectors with lateral diffusion junctions Oct. 4, 2011
8022351 Single photon detection with self-quenching multiplication Sep. 20, 2011
8008688 Photodiode and method of fabrication Aug. 30, 2011
7972934 Photodetector array using isolation diffusions as crosstalk inhibitors between adjacent photodiodes Jul. 5, 2011
7928533 Nano-multiplication region avalanche photodiodes and arrays Apr. 19, 2011
7928472 Optical semiconductor device with a distributed Bragg reflector layer Apr. 19, 2011
7928473 Depletion-less photodiode with suppressed dark current and method for producing the same Apr. 19, 2011
7910953 Optical semiconductor device Mar. 22, 2011
7902570 Apparatus comprising a single photon photodetector having reduced afterpulsing and method therefor Mar. 8, 2011
7899339 High-sensitivity, high-resolution detector devices and arrays Mar. 1, 2011
7898051 Imaging device, method of driving imaging device, and method of manufacturing imaging device Mar. 1, 2011
7898001 Single photon detector and associated methods for making the same Mar. 1, 2011
7893464 Semiconductor photodiode and method of manufacture thereof Feb. 22, 2011
7893460 Semiconductor light detecting element including first and second multilayer light reflective structures sandwiching and contacting a light absorptive layer Feb. 22, 2011
7888765 Optical semiconductor device Feb. 15, 2011

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