2007-088306 is referenced by 2 patents.

PROBLEM TO BE SOLVED: To provide a method of manufacturing a solid-state imaging device capable of enlarging the dimension of an in-layer lens by forming the lens in self align for the base, and to provide the solid-state imaging device and a camera.SOLUTION: The manufacturing method of a solid-state imaging device has a process of forming a photoelectric conversion element 21 and an active element 22 on a substrate 20; a process of repeatedly forming wiring layers M1, M2 and cap layers 26, 29 on an upper layer of the substrate 20; a process of eliminating a layer to the lowermost cap layer 26 in a region of the photoelectric conversion layer 21 to form a lens embedding portion 30; a process of covering the surface of the lens embedding portion 30 to form a lens shape adjusting film 31 for adjusting the shape of the lens embedding portion 30; and a process of embedding a lens material into a lens embedding portion 30a having the shape adjusted by the adjusting film 31.

Title
Method of manufacturing of solid-state imaging device, solid-state imaging device and camera
Application Number
2005-276875
Publication Number
2007-088306
Application Date
September 22, 2005
Publication Date
April 5, 2007
Inventor
Maruyama Shunsuke
Itonaga Soichiro
Assignee
Sony
IPC
G02B 03/00
H04N 05/335
H01L 27/146
H01L 27/14