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Number: 257/E27.136
Name: Active solid-state devices (e.g., transistors, solid-state diodes) > Device consisting of a plurality of semiconductor or other solid state components formed in or on a common substrate, e.g., integrated circuit device (epo) > Including active semiconductor component sensitive to infrared radiation, light, or electromagnetic radiation of a shorter wavelength (epo) > Device controlled by radiation (epo) > Imager including structural or functional details of the device (epo) > Photodiode array or mos imager (epo) > Infrared imager (epo)
Description: This subclass is indented under subclass E27.133. This subclass is substantially the same in scope as ECLA classification H01L27/146F3.

Sub-classes under this class:

Class Number Class Name Patents
257/E27.138 Multispectral infrared imager having a stacked pixel-element structure, e.g., npn, npnpn or mqw structures (epo) 30
257/E27.137 Of the hybrid type (e.g., chip-on-chip, bonded substrates) (epo) 173

Patents under this class:
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Patent Number Title Of Patent Date Issued
8592838 Low voltage display or indicator system employing combinations of up converters and semiconductor light sources Nov. 26, 2013
8552414 Electronically scannable multiplexing device Oct. 8, 2013
7915652 Integrated infrared and color CMOS imager sensor Mar. 29, 2011
7767479 Quantum photonic imagers and methods of fabrication thereof Aug. 3, 2010
7592654 Reduced crosstalk CMOS image sensors Sep. 22, 2009
7420147 Microchannel plate and method of manufacturing microchannel plate Sep. 2, 2008
7332756 Damascene gate structure with a resistive device Feb. 19, 2008
7045785 Method for manufacturing an infrared sensor device May. 16, 2006
7041978 Photovoltaic infrared radiation detector with independent three-dimensional conducting grid May. 9, 2006
7012314 Semiconductor devices with reduced active region defects and unique contacting schemes Mar. 14, 2006
6998613 Integrated spectroscopic microbolometer with microfilter arrays Feb. 14, 2006
6974953 Infrared sensor device and manufacturing method thereof Dec. 13, 2005
6943425 Wavelength extension for backthinned silicon image arrays Sep. 13, 2005
6838306 Infrared detector packaged with improved antireflection element Jan. 4, 2005
6809320 Solid-state infrared imager Oct. 26, 2004
6806470 Infrared sensor device and manufacturing method thereof Oct. 19, 2004
6717228 Infrared image sensor with temperature compensation element Apr. 6, 2004
6690014 Microbolometer and method for forming Feb. 10, 2004
6667182 Method for making ferroelectric thin-film, sensor and the ferroelectric thin-film element Dec. 23, 2003
6656029 Semiconductor device incorporating hemispherical solid immersion lens, apparatus and method for manufacturing the same Dec. 2, 2003
6627868 Bi-functional optical detector including four optical detectors used to detect combination of two wavelengths Sep. 30, 2003
6627892 Infrared detector packaged with improved antireflection element Sep. 30, 2003
6608359 Semiconductor device incorporating hemispherical solid immersion lens, apparatus and method for manufacturing the same Aug. 19, 2003
6576556 Method of manufacturing semiconductor device and method of manufacturing infrared image sensor Jun. 10, 2003
6552343 Unit cell with fan-out for large focal plane arrays with small detector pitch Apr. 22, 2003
6504153 Semiconductor infrared detecting device Jan. 7, 2003
6495830 Programmable hyper-spectral infrared focal plane arrays Dec. 17, 2002
6489614 Thermal-type infrared radiation detector cell and image capture device incorporating the same Dec. 3, 2002
6475398 Semiconductor device incorporating hemispherical solid immersion lens, apparatus and method for manufacturing same Nov. 5, 2002
6417502 Millimeter wave scanning imaging system having central reflectors Jul. 9, 2002
6359283 Noise reduced photon detector Mar. 19, 2002
6359276 Microbolom infrared sensors Mar. 19, 2002
6310345 Polarization-resolving infrared imager Oct. 30, 2001
6271537 Slotted quantum well sensor Aug. 7, 2001
6180967 Bicolor infrared detector with spatial/temporal coherence Jan. 30, 2001
6133571 Resonant cavity field enhancing boundary Oct. 17, 2000
6046485 Large area low mass IR pixel having tailored cross section Apr. 4, 2000
6005266 Very low leakage JFET for monolithically integrated arrays Dec. 21, 1999
5959339 Simultaneous two-wavelength p-n-p-n Infrared detector Sep. 28, 1999
5936268 Epitaxial passivation of group II-VI infrared photodetectors Aug. 10, 1999
5873003 Sight line detector, display unit, view finder and unit and camera with the same display unit Feb. 16, 1999
5804827 Infrared ray detection device and solid-state imaging apparatus Sep. 8, 1998
5801373 Solid-state image pickup device having a plurality of photoelectric conversion elements on a common substrate Sep. 1, 1998
5796155 Schottky barrier infrared detector array with increased effective fill factor Aug. 18, 1998
5757008 Infrared-ray image sensor May. 26, 1998
5747863 Infrared solid-state image pickup device and infrared solid-state image pickup apparatus equipped with this device May. 5, 1998
5726066 Method for manufacturing an infrared sensor array Mar. 10, 1998
5629522 Apparatus for and method of providing long integration times in an IR detector May. 13, 1997
5602414 Infrared detector having active regions and isolating regions formed of CdHgTe Feb. 11, 1997
5581084 Simultaneous two color IR detector having common middle layer metallic contact Dec. 3, 1996

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