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Number: 257/438
Name: Active solid-state devices (e.g., transistors, solid-state diodes) > Responsive to non-electrical signal (e.g., chemical, stress, light, or magnetic field sensors) > Electromagnetic or particle radiation > Light > Avalanche junction
Description: Subject matter wherein the device has a junction which is operated in the avalanche portion of its operating curve to utilize the avalanche multiplication of photocurrent by means of hole-electron pairs created by absorbed photons.

Patents under this class:
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Patent Number Title Of Patent Date Issued
8704272 Avalanche photodiode with special lateral doping concentration Apr. 22, 2014
8637875 Single photon IR detectors and their integration with silicon detectors Jan. 28, 2014
8610231 Photodiode array including channel surrounding part Dec. 17, 2013
8610808 Color CMOS imager with single photon counting capability Dec. 17, 2013
8592863 Photodetector with internal gain and detector comprising an array of such photodetectors Nov. 26, 2013
8575650 Avalanche photodiode Nov. 5, 2013
8574945 Array of mutually insulated Geiger-mode avalanche photodiodes, and corresponding manufacturing process Nov. 5, 2013
8558339 Photo diode array Oct. 15, 2013
8541734 Avalanche impact ionization amplification devices Sep. 24, 2013
8482092 Silicon photomultiplier and method for fabricating the same Jul. 9, 2013
8471293 Array of mutually insulated Geiger-mode avalanche photodiodes, and corresponding manufacturing process Jun. 25, 2013
8441032 Low-level signal detection by semiconductor avalanche amplification May. 14, 2013
8426914 Semiconductor device integrated with converter and package structure thereof Apr. 23, 2013
8395103 Avalanche impact ionization amplification devices Mar. 12, 2013
8373242 Photonic power switch and method of controlling current flow in the photonic power switch and use of such photonic power switch Feb. 12, 2013
8368159 Photon counting UV-APD Feb. 5, 2013
8368225 Semiconductor integrated circuit device having improved interconnect accuracy near cell boundaries Feb. 5, 2013
8350205 Optical receiver comprising breakdown-voltage compensation Jan. 8, 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
8324703 Approach to contacting nanowire arrays using nanoparticles Dec. 4, 2012
8320037 Electro-optic device Nov. 27, 2012
8298857 Negative feedback avalanche diode Oct. 30, 2012
8275270 High-sensitivity, high-resolution detector devices and arrays Sep. 25, 2012
8253212 Photodetector/imaging device with avalanche gain Aug. 28, 2012
8232516 Avalanche impact ionization amplification devices Jul. 31, 2012
8198633 Stress transfer enhancement in transistors by a late gate re-crystallization Jun. 12, 2012
8198650 Semiconductor devices and systems Jun. 12, 2012
8193482 Negative-feedback avalanche photodetector-based focal-plane-array sensor Jun. 5, 2012
8188563 Shallow-trench-isolation (STI)-bounded single-photon CMOS photodetector May. 29, 2012
8183516 Layouts for the monolithic integration of CMOS and deposited photonic active layers May. 22, 2012
8139139 Imaging apparatus with phase difference detecting sensor Mar. 20, 2012
8120079 Light-sensing device for multi-spectral imaging Feb. 21, 2012
8110118 Method of manufacturing circuit board Feb. 7, 2012
8106422 SiC avalanche photodiode with improved edge termination Jan. 31, 2012
8063463 Solid state image wavelength converter Nov. 22, 2011
8059973 Discrete bootstrapping in an optical receiver to prevent signal feedback Nov. 15, 2011
8026471 Single-photon avalanche detector-based focal plane array Sep. 27, 2011
8022351 Single photon detection with self-quenching multiplication Sep. 20, 2011
8008741 Photodiode array Aug. 30, 2011
8007673 Method of manufacturing circuit board Aug. 30, 2011
8004014 Semiconductor integrated circuit device having metal interconnect regions placed symmetrically with respect to a cell boundary Aug. 23, 2011
7994601 Semiconductor light receiving device Aug. 9, 2011
7936034 Mesa structure photon detection circuit May. 3, 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
7898065 Structure and method for device-specific fill for improved anneal uniformity Mar. 1, 2011
7898051 Imaging device, method of driving imaging device, and method of manufacturing imaging device Mar. 1, 2011
7880791 CMOS APS with stacked avalanche multiplication layer and low voltage readout electronics Feb. 1, 2011

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