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Matthew A Pace, Jeffrey J Zarnowski: Complimentary metal oxide semiconductor imaging device. Photon Vision Systems, Stephen B Salai, Harter Secrest & Emery, July 4, 2000: US06084229 (33 worldwide citation)

A CMOS imager includes a photosensitive device such as a photosensitive device such as a photodiode or photogate having a sense node coupled to an FET located adjacent to the photosensitive region. Another FET, forming a differential input pair of an operational amplifier is located outside of the a ...


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Jeffrey Zarnowski, Matthew Pace, Thomas Vogelsong, Michael Joyner: Video bus for high speed multi-resolution imagers. Photon Vision Systems, Nixon Peabody, July 8, 2003: US06590198 (12 worldwide citation)

An analog video bus architecture that utilizes the column parallel nature of CMOS imagers and more specifically Active Column Sensors, that eliminates the need for multi-port imagers, by increasing the useable bandwidth of single port imagers. An adaptation of this invention allows for either binnin ...


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Jeffrey J Zarnowski, Matthew A Pace: Photo receptor with reduced noise. Photon Vision Systems, Stephen B Salai Esq, Joseph M Young Esq, Harter Secrest & Emery, February 27, 2001: US06194770 (10 worldwide citation)

An improved low voltage, small surface area, high signal-to-noise ratio photo gate includes a layer of photoreceptive semiconductor material having an impurity concentration selected to enhance the formation of hole electron pairs in response to photons impinging on a surface of the substrate, an el ...


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Matthew A Pace, Jeffrey J Zamowski: Single polysilicon CMOS pixel with extended dynamic range. Photon Vision Systems, Stephen B Salai Esq, Brian B Shaw Esq, Harter Secrest & Emery, May 15, 2001: US06232589 (6 worldwide citation)

A new method of forming a photogate structure called a “Charge Snare Device” (CSD) uses only a single layer of polysilicon where prior art methods used two or more layers for constructing the gate nodes. Typical CCD structures utilize three layers of polysilicon and CID structures utilize two layers ...


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Zarnowski Jeffrey, Pace Matthew, Vogelsong Thomas, Joyner Michael: A video bus for high speed multi-resolution imagers and method thereof. Photon Vision Systems, January 22, 2003: EP1277235-A1

A bus system (200) and an imager (204) for transferring signals from a plurality of signal streams to an output includes a plurality of signal buses (214, 216) in parallel and a control system (220, 230). The control system multiplexes the signal from two or more of the plurality of signal streams o ...


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Christian Boemler, Jeffrey J Zarnowski: Image sensor ADC and CDS per column. Photon Vision Systems, Bernhard P Molldrem Jr, November 14, 2002: US20020167611-A1

A solid state imager includes an arrangement for converting analog pixel values to digital form on an arrayed per-column basis. An N-bit counter supplies an N-bit DAC to produce an analog ramp output providing a ramp signal with a level that varies corresponding to the contents of the counter. Latch ...


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Robert Iodice, Matthew Pace, Jeffrey Zarnowski: Current mode analog signal multiplexing bus and a method thereof. Photon Vision Systems, Gunnar G Leinberg Esq, Nixon Peabody, July 18, 2002: US20020092969-A1

A bus system which includes two or more voltage-to-current transformers, a common bus, a terminal bus coupled to a voltage source, two or more first switches, and a selection circuit. Each of the voltage-to-current transformers converts a voltage signal to a current signal. The common bus carries th ...


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Zarnowski Jeffrey, Pace Matthew, Vogelsong Thomas, Joyner Michael: A video bus for high speed multi-resolution imagers and method thereof. Photon Vision Systems, LEINBERG Gunnar G, August 1, 2002: WO/2002/059940

A bus system (200) and an imager (204) for transferring signals from a plurality of signal streams to an output includes a plurality of signal buses (214(1), 216(2)) in parallel and a control system (220, 230(2)). The control system multiplexes the signals from two or more of the plurality of signal ...


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Iodice Robert, Pace Mathew, Zarnowski Jeffrey: A current mode analog signal multiplexing bus and a method thereof. Photon Vision Systems, LEINBERG Gunnar G, May 1, 2003: WO/2003/036721

A bus system (11) which includes two or more voltage-to-current transformers (10), a common bus (30), a terminal bus (31) coupled to a voltage source (40), two or more first switches (20), and a selection circuit (60). Each of the voltage-to-current transformers converts a voltage signal to a curren ...


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Boemler Christian, Zarnowski Jeffrey: A cmos system for capturing an image and a method thereof. Photon Vision Systems, LEINBERG Gunnar G, November 14, 2002: WO/2002/091424

A system (40) for capturing an image (42) include a CMOS imaging system (46), an image focusing device (44) and an image control processing system (47) coupled to the CMOS imaging system. The CMOS imaging system (46) has at least one CMOS imager with at least one series of pixels. The image focusing ...