05337340 is referenced by 64 patents and cites 9 patents.

Generally, and in one form of the invention, a method for multiplying charge in a CCD cell is disclosed comprising the step of causing impact ionization of charge carriers in the CCD cell.

Other devices, systems and methods are also disclosed.

Title
Charge multiplying detector (CMD) suitable for small pixel CCD image sensors
Application Number
728427
Publication Number
5337340
Application Date
February 17, 1993
Publication Date
August 9, 1994
Inventor
Jaroslav Hynecek
Richardson
TX, US
Agent
William E Hiller
Richard L Donaldson
Alan K Stewart
Assignee
Texas Instruments Incorporated
TX, US
IPC
H01L 29/796
G11C 19/28
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