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Number: 257/E31.116
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) > Device working in avalanche mode (epo)
Description: This subclass is indented under subclass E31.114. This subclass is substantially the same in scope as ECLA classification H01L31/02H2D.

Patents under this class:

Patent Number Title Of Patent Date Issued
8610231 Photodiode array including channel surrounding part Dec. 17, 2013
8574945 Array of mutually insulated Geiger-mode avalanche photodiodes, and corresponding manufacturing process Nov. 5, 2013
8471293 Array of mutually insulated Geiger-mode avalanche photodiodes, and corresponding manufacturing process Jun. 25, 2013
8008741 Photodiode array Aug. 30, 2011
7910953 Optical semiconductor device Mar. 22, 2011
7898051 Imaging device, method of driving imaging device, and method of manufacturing imaging device Mar. 1, 2011
7863647 SiC avalanche photodiode with improved edge termination Jan. 4, 2011
7851823 Semiconductor photodetector device Dec. 14, 2010
7719029 Negative feedback avalanche diode May. 18, 2010
7560751 Semiconductor photo-detecting element Jul. 14, 2009
7432537 Avalanche photodiode structure Oct. 7, 2008
7368750 Semiconductor light-receiving device May. 6, 2008
6858829 Avalanche photodiode array biasing device and avalanche photodiode structure Feb. 22, 2005
6707024 Bias circuit for a photodetector, and an optical receiver Mar. 16, 2004
6654215 Photodetector circuit with avalanche photodiode Nov. 25, 2003
6313459 Method for calibrating and operating an uncooled avalanche photodiode optical receiver Nov. 6, 2001
6157022 Bias voltage control circuitry for avalanche photodiode taking account of temperature slope of breakdown voltage of the diode, and method of adjusting the same Dec. 5, 2000
5869834 Photodetector having an integrated function for elimination of the effects of stray light Feb. 9, 1999
5721424 Avalanche photodiode apparatus biased with a modulating power signal Feb. 24, 1998
5270533 Stabilization biasing circuit for avalanche photodiodes Dec. 14, 1993
4992922 Variable high-voltage generating circuit Feb. 12, 1991
4782222 Bulk avalanche semiconductor switch using partial light penetration and inducing field compression Nov. 1, 1988
4754131 Devices using avalanche photodiode and capable of detecting a small number of photons Jun. 28, 1988
4730128 Bias circuit for an avalanche photodiode Mar. 8, 1988
4652899 Radiation-sensitive semiconductor device having reduced capacitance Mar. 24, 1987
4599527 Device for stabilizing gain of a photosensitive avalanche member Jul. 8, 1986
4403397 Method of making avalanche photodiodes Sep. 13, 1983
4366377 Dual sensitivity optical sensor Dec. 28, 1982
4347437 Light activated switching by the avalanche effect in semiconductors Aug. 31, 1982
4314858 Method of making a fully integrated monolithic optical receiver Feb. 9, 1982
4303861 Photon detector system Dec. 1, 1981
4181863 Photodiode circuit arrangements Jan. 1, 1980

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