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Number: 257/E31.115
Name: Active solid-state devices (e.g., transistors, solid-state diodes) > Semiconductor devices responsive or sensitive to electromagnetic radiation (e.g., infrared radiation, adapted for conversion of radiation into electrical energy or for control of electrical energy by such radiation processes, or apparatus peculiar to manufacture or treatment of such devices, or of parts thereof) (epo) > Detail of nonsemiconductor component of radiation-sensitive semiconductor device (epo) > Circuit arrangement of general character for device (epo) > For device having potential or surface barrier (epo) > Position-sensitive and lateral-effect photodetector (e.g., quadrant photodiode) (epo)
Description: This subclass is indented under subclass E31.114. This subclass is substantially the same in scope as ECLA classification H01L31/02H2C.

Patents under this class:
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Patent Number Title Of Patent Date Issued
8669135 System and method for fabricating a 3D image sensor structure Mar. 11, 2014
8664739 Image sensor comprising isolated germanium photodetectors integrated with a silicon substrate and silicon circuitry Mar. 4, 2014
8629423 Non-planar metal-insulator-metal tunneling device for sensing and/or generation of electromagnetic radiation at terahertz, infrared, and optical frequencies and technology of its preparation Jan. 14, 2014
8368122 Multiple-junction photoelectric device Feb. 5, 2013
8299484 Optoelectronic semiconductor chip Oct. 30, 2012
8288808 Multi-cascaded photodiode Oct. 16, 2012
8263966 Photodetector and method for manufacturing photodetector Sep. 11, 2012
8258559 Image sensor photodiode arrangement Sep. 4, 2012
8212327 High fill-factor laser-treated semiconductor device on bulk material with single side contact scheme Jul. 3, 2012
8203194 Image sensor and method of manufacturing the same Jun. 19, 2012
8101940 Photodetector and method for manufacturing photodetector Jan. 24, 2012
8026538 Photo-detecting apparatus and photo-detecting method Sep. 27, 2011
8018015 Buried conductor for imagers Sep. 13, 2011
7973377 Image sensor comprising isolated germanium photodetectors integrated with a silicon substrate and silicon circuitry Jul. 5, 2011
7972934 Photodetector array using isolation diffusions as crosstalk inhibitors between adjacent photodiodes Jul. 5, 2011
7964925 Photodiode module and apparatus including multiple photodiode modules Jun. 21, 2011
7943957 Lateral SOI semiconductor devices and manufacturing method thereof May. 17, 2011
7910479 Method of manufacturing a photodiode array with through-wafer vias Mar. 22, 2011
7880207 Photo detector device Feb. 1, 2011
7816755 Photoelectric conversion device with isolation arrangement that reduces pixel space without reducing resolution or sensitivity Oct. 19, 2010
7723206 Photodiode May. 25, 2010
7714369 Semiconductor chip having a photodiode May. 11, 2010
7687875 Image sensors including photoelectric converting units having multiple impurity regions Mar. 30, 2010
7615492 Preparing method of CNT-based semiconductor sensitized solar cell Nov. 10, 2009
7586167 Detecting plasmons using a metallurgical junction Sep. 8, 2009
7579273 Method of manufacturing a photodiode array with through-wafer vias Aug. 25, 2009
7579668 Method for photo-detecting and apparatus for the same Aug. 25, 2009
7575941 Method of manufacturing photodiode Aug. 18, 2009
7576369 Deep diffused thin photodiodes Aug. 18, 2009
7476598 Photodiode and method of manufacturing the same Jan. 13, 2009
7453129 Image sensor comprising isolated germanium photodetectors integrated with a silicon substrate and silicon circuitry Nov. 18, 2008
7256436 Thin-film field-effect transistors and making method Aug. 14, 2007
7164164 Display device and photoelectric conversion device Jan. 16, 2007
7135750 Photodiode array having reduced dead space Nov. 14, 2006
7102185 Lightshield architecture for interline transfer image sensors Sep. 5, 2006
6995444 Ultrasensitive photodetector with integrated pinhole for confocal microscopes Feb. 7, 2006
6870152 Segmented photodetectors for detection and compensation of modal dispersion in optical waveguides Mar. 22, 2005
6847025 Semiconductor image position sensitive device Jan. 25, 2005
6803249 Method of making an integrated photodetector in which a silicon nitride layer forms an anti-reflective film and part of multi-layer insulator within transistor structures Oct. 12, 2004
6743657 Method for combined fabrication of indium gallium arsenide/indium phosphide avalanche photodiodes and P-I-N photodiodes Jun. 1, 2004
6606157 Detection of hazardous airborne fibres Aug. 12, 2003
6573488 Semiconductor position sensitive detector Jun. 3, 2003
6573578 Photo semiconductor integrated circuit device and optical recording reproducing apparatus Jun. 3, 2003
6555890 Method for combined fabrication of indium gallium arsenide/indium phosphide avalanche photodiodes and p-i-n photodiodes Apr. 29, 2003
6462326 Circuit for deriving the position of a fast pulsing laser on a silicon position sensing detector Oct. 8, 2002
6459109 Semiconductor position sensor Oct. 1, 2002
6444973 Method and apparatus for improving the accuracy of a region-based light detector Sep. 3, 2002
6420692 Zig-zag-patterned position sensor system Jul. 16, 2002
6404031 Transparent semiconductor light-receiving element and manufacturing method thereof Jun. 11, 2002
6392282 BiCMOS-integrated photodetecting semiconductor device having an avalanche photodiode May. 21, 2002

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