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Number: 257/229
Name: Active solid-state devices (e.g., transistors, solid-state diodes) > Field effect device > Charge transfer device > Non-electrical input responsive (e.g., light responsive imager, input programmed by size of storage sites for use as a read-only memory, etc.) > Having structure to improve output signal (e.g., exposure control structure)
Description: Subject matter wherein the non-electrical input responsive device contains structural means to improve the electrical signal it generates in response to the non-electrical input signal.

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Class Number Class Name Patents
257/230 With blooming suppression structure 197

Patents under this class:
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Patent Number Title Of Patent Date Issued
8670059 Photoelectric conversion device having an n-type buried layer, and camera Mar. 11, 2014
8653566 Solid-state imaging device Feb. 18, 2014
8643064 Materials, systems and methods for optoelectronic devices Feb. 4, 2014
8575662 Solid state imaging device having high pixel density Nov. 5, 2013
8558286 Materials, systems and methods for optoelectronic devices Oct. 15, 2013
8558234 Low voltage low light imager and photodetector Oct. 15, 2013
8546853 Materials, systems and methods for optoelectronic devices Oct. 1, 2013
8530993 Materials, systems and methods for optoelectronic devices Sep. 10, 2013
8530992 Materials, systems and methods for optoelectronic devices Sep. 10, 2013
8530991 Materials, systems and methods for optoelectronic devices Sep. 10, 2013
8530312 Vertical devices and methods of forming Sep. 10, 2013
8530940 Materials, systems and methods for optoelectronic devices Sep. 10, 2013
8525236 Semiconductor substrate, method of fabricating the same, method of fabricating semiconductor device, and method of fabricating image sensor Sep. 3, 2013
8525287 Materials, systems and methods for optoelectronic devices Sep. 3, 2013
8513761 Backside illumination semiconductor image sensor Aug. 20, 2013
8487369 Semiconductor device with buried gates and buried bit lines and method for fabricating the same Jul. 16, 2013
8436402 Exposure mask used for manufacturing a semiconductor device having impurity layer and a semiconductor device May. 7, 2013
8426896 Solid state imaging device Apr. 23, 2013
8421134 Back side illumination image sensor reduced in size and method for manufacturing the same Apr. 16, 2013
8384176 Solid-state imaging device Feb. 26, 2013
8324702 Solid-state imaging device Dec. 4, 2012
8288701 Method and system for controlling power to pixels in an imager Oct. 16, 2012
8269260 Materials, systems and methods for optoelectronic devices Sep. 18, 2012
8227844 Low lag transfer gate device Jul. 24, 2012
8115236 Solid state imaging device Feb. 14, 2012
8115242 Pinned photodiode CMOS pixel sensor Feb. 14, 2012
8053855 CMOS image sensor for photosensitivity and brightness ratio Nov. 8, 2011
8039346 Insulated gate silicon carbide semiconductor device and method for manufacturing the same Oct. 18, 2011
8004019 Solid state image pickup device Aug. 23, 2011
7982277 High-efficiency thinned imager with reduced boron updiffusion Jul. 19, 2011
7977710 Solid state imaging device Jul. 12, 2011
7944489 Solid-state image-capturing device, driving method thereof, camera electric charge transfer device, driving method and driving device for driving load, and electronic equipment May. 17, 2011
7910964 Semiconductor range-finding element and solid-state imaging device Mar. 22, 2011
7906826 Many million pixel image sensor Mar. 15, 2011
7888161 Solid-state imaging device and method for producing the same Feb. 15, 2011
7859027 Back irradiating type solid state imaging device Dec. 28, 2010
7842568 Lateral power semiconductor device for high frequency power conversion system, has isolation layer formed over substrate for reducing minority carrier storage in substrate Nov. 30, 2010
7821042 Imaging device including a multiplier electrode Oct. 26, 2010
7781276 Methods of forming CMOS integrated circuits that utilize insulating layers with high stress characteristics to improve NMOS and PMOS transistor carrier mobilities Aug. 24, 2010
7777171 In-pixel summing of charge generated by two or more pixels having two reset transistors connected in series Aug. 17, 2010
7759755 Anti-reflection structures for CMOS image sensors Jul. 20, 2010
7759708 Solid-state imaging apparatus Jul. 20, 2010
7759151 Solid state imaging apparatus, imaging apparatus and solid state imaging apparatus manufacturing method Jul. 20, 2010
7755685 Electron multiplication CMOS imager Jul. 13, 2010
7709863 Solid state imaging device May. 4, 2010
7687831 Solid state image pickup device Mar. 30, 2010
7605411 Charge transfer device and imaging apparatus Oct. 20, 2009
7598575 Semiconductor die with reduced RF attenuation Oct. 6, 2009
7564079 Solid state imager device with leakage current inhibiting region Jul. 21, 2009
7427742 Microlens for use with a solid-state image sensor and a non-telecentric taking lens Sep. 23, 2008

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