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Tadahiro Ohmi, Nobuyoshi Tanaka, Takeo Ushiki, Toshikuni Shinohara, Takahisa Nitta: SOI bonding structure. Canon Kabushiki Kaisha, Tadahiro Ohmi, Ultraclean Technology Research Institute, Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto, July 3, 2001: US06255731 (79 worldwide citation)

A semiconductor substrate adapted to giga-scale integration (GSI) comprises a support, at least the surface of which is made of semiconductor, an electroconductive material layer, an insulating layer and a semiconductor layer arranged sequentially in the above order. The electroconductive material l ...


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Nobuyoshi Tanaka, Seiji Hashimoto, Tetsuro Kuwayama: Solid-state color imaging apparatus. Canon Kabushiki Kaisha, Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto, March 13, 1984: US04437112 (61 worldwide citation)

There is disclosed a solid-state color imaging apparatus which comprises an imaging device composed of a solid-state charge-coupled device having a plurality of cells each of which has at least two potential wells and color filter having a combination of color filter elements which are positioned co ...


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Tadahiro Ohmi, Nobuyoshi Tanaka: Photoelectric converter. Canon Kabushiki Kaisha, Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto, August 11, 1987: US04686554 (57 worldwide citation)

A photoelectric converter comprising a photosensor element, a typical example of the photosensor element comprising: a transistor including an n or n.sup.+ collector region an n.sup.- region disposed contiguous to the collector region, a p base region disposed contiguous to the n.sup.- region, an n. ...


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Shigetoshi Sugawa, Yoshio Nakamura, Nobuyoshi Tanaka, Isamu Ueno: Photoelectric converting apparatus having carrier eliminating means. Canon Kabushiki Kaisha, Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto, November 7, 1989: US04879470 (48 worldwide citation)

In a photoelectric converting apparatus having a plurality of photosensors divided into an opening portion and a light shielding portion, a carrier eliminating structure to block the inflow of photosignals from the opening portion is provided between the photosensor in the light shielding portion an ...


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Toshio Kaji, Nobuyoshi Tanaka, Takao Kinoshita, Akihiko Tojo, Tsutomu Takayama: Image pick-up device. Canon Kabushiki Kaisha, Toren McGeady Stanger Goldberg & Kiel, July 8, 1986: US04599657 (47 worldwide citation)

Disclosed is an image pick-up device which uses a charge transfer type solid state image pick-up device, and a shutter so as to form a high quality picture signal in which smear is prevented by prohibiting the incidence of the light on the device while the charge is transferred in the device. The de ...


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Kei Kawase, Nobuyoshi Tanaka: Computer graphics system with texture mapping. International Business Machines Corporation, Martin J McKinley, June 16, 1998: US05767858 (43 worldwide citation)

Provided are a plurality of texture memory clusters for storing interleaved texture image data composed of a plurality of texels in each memory so as to avoid duplication, each having a collecting circuit for computing, from the coordinates of a texture image for one pixel, texels for calculating a ...


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Shigetoshi Sugawa, Nobuyoshi Tanaka, Toshiji Suzuki: Photoelectric conversion apparatus with shielded cell. Canon Kabushiki Kaisha, Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto, November 20, 1990: US04972243 (40 worldwide citation)

A photoelectric conversion apparatus has a plurality of photoelectric conversion cells. Each cell includes a semiconductor transistor having a control electrode area which in turn includes a plurality of main electrode areas for reading signals. The potential of the control electrode area is control ...


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Jun Tokumitsu, Kenji Saito, Yuichi Handa, Nobuyoshi Tanaka, Hidetoshi Nojiri: Optical operation apparatus for effecting parallel signal processing by detecting light transmitted through a filter in the form of a matrix. Canon Kabushiki Kaisha, Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto, March 21, 1989: US04815027 (37 worldwide citation)

In an optical operation apparatus, a light source emits a light intensity-modulated on the basis of a first electrical signal. A modulating device receives the light from the light source and intensity-modulates the light on the basis of the first signal, and a photoelectric converting device conver ...


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Shigetoshi Sugawa, Nobuyoshi Tanaka, Toshiji Suzuki, Akira Ishizaki: Photoelectric converting apparatus with a switching circuit and a resetting circuit for reading and resetting a plurality of lines sensors. Canon Kabushiki Kaisha, Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto, May 30, 1989: US04835404 (33 worldwide citation)

A photoelectric converting device having a plurality of line sensors, each line sensor having an output line and scanning means for scanning that line sensor. Selection circuit selectably directs a signal from one of the plural output lines to a common output terminal. A reset device resets the comm ...


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Yuzo Kato, Shunichi Ishihara, Yasushi Sato, Nobuyoshi Tanaka, Naoto Kawamura, Hisashi Nakatsui: Image signal processing method and apparatus therefor. Canon Kabushiki Kaisha, Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto, November 8, 1983: US04414581 (31 worldwide citation)

An image signal processing method and apparatus for practicing the method are capable of identifying and differentiating information not having tonal rendition such as characters and linetone images from information having tonal rendition such as photographs and pictures, based on the difference of ...



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