04942474 is referenced by 85 patents and cites 6 patents.

A solid-state imaging device including a plurality of photoelectric conversion elements (for example, photodiodes) arranged on a semiconductor substrate so as to form a matrix and read-out means for reading out signal charges which are stored in the photodiodes in accordance with incident light, in a predetermined order, is disclosed in which device the read-out means is made up of a plurality of active elements such as a MOS transistor connected to a photodiode, part of the active elements are used as a pixel amplifier for amplifying the signal charge of the photodiode in such a manner that the signal charge is converted into a current or voltage, the output of the pixel amplifier at a time the signal charge of the photodiode is not applied to the input part of the pixel amplifier and the output of the pixel amplifier at a time the signal charge of the photodiode is applied to the input part of the pixel amplifier are separately stored in a pair of storage means, and the outputs of a plurality of pairs of storage means are successively taken out in accordance with a scanning signal.

Title
Solid-state imaging device having photo-electric conversion elements and other circuit elements arranged to provide improved photo-sensitivity
Application Number
7/281220
Publication Number
4942474
Application Date
December 8, 1988
Publication Date
July 17, 1990
Inventor
Toshifumi Ozaki
Koganei
JP
Shinya Ohba
Kanagawa
JP
Hajime Akimoto
Hachioji
JP
Agent
Antonelli Terry Stout & Kraus
Assignee
Hitachi
JP
IPC
H04N 3/14
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