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Orly Yadid Pecht, Eric R Fossum: Image sensor producing at least two integration times from each sensing pixel. California Institute of Technology, Fish & Richardson P C, September 5, 2000: US06115065 (134 worldwide citation)

Designs and operational methods to increase the dynamic range of image sensors and APS devices in particular by achieving more than one integration times for each pixel thereof. An APS system with more than one column-parallel signal chains for readout are described for maintaining a high frame rate ...


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Orly Yadid Pecht, Bedabrata Pain, Eric R Fossum: Method and apparatus of high dynamic range image sensor with individual pixel reset. California Institute of Technology, Fish & Richardson P C, January 16, 2001: US06175383 (84 worldwide citation)

A wide dynamic range image sensor provides individual pixel reset to vary the integration time of individual pixels. The integration time of each pixel is controlled by column and row reset control signals which activate a logical reset transistor only when both signals coincide for a given pixel.


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Bedabrata Pain, Chris Wrigley, Guang Yang, Orly Yadid Pecht: High speed CMOS imager with motion artifact supression and anti-blooming. California Institute of Technology, Fish & Richardson P C, December 4, 2001: US06326230 (48 worldwide citation)

An image sensor includes pixels formed on a semiconductor substrate. Each pixel includes a photoactive region in the semiconductor substrate, a sense node, and a power supply node. A first electrode is disposed near a surface of the semiconductor substrate. A bias signal on the first electrode sets ...


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Orly Yadid Pecht: Optical imager using a method for adaptive real-time expanding of the dynamic range. Orly Yadid Pecht, Lerner David Littenberg Krumholz & Mentlik, December 14, 2004: US06831689 (47 worldwide citation)

Method and apparatus for expanding the dynamic range of an optical imager, comprising individually controlling the integration time of each pixel of a sensor array, and providing a corresponding scaling factor for the electrical output of each individual pixel during the frame time. The integration ...


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Martin Pavlov Mintchev, Orly Yadid Pecht, Michel Fattouche: Ingestible implement for weight control. Eatlittle, Bennett Jones, March 5, 2013: US08389003 (37 worldwide citation)

An orally administrable implement for expanding in a stomach of an animal, including a mammal, to fill a space in the stomach, is provided for weight control. The implement includes: a fluid-permeable expandable container having a first dimension and a second dimension; and a plurality of clusters c ...


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Orly Yadid Pecht, Eric R Fossum, Carver Mead: Active pixel image sensor with a winner-take-all mode of operation. California Institute of Technology, Fish & Richardson P C, February 4, 2003: US06515702 (22 worldwide citation)

An integrated CMOS semiconductor imaging device having two modes of operation that can be performed simultaneously to produce an output image and provide information of a brightest or darkest pixel in the image.


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Bedabrata Pain, Chris Wrigley, Guang Yang, Orly Yadid Pecht: Image sensor with motion artifact supression and anti-blooming. California Institute of Technology, Fish & Richardson P C, February 21, 2006: US07002626 (20 worldwide citation)

An image sensor includes pixels formed on a semiconductor substrate. Each pixel includes a photoactive region in the semiconductor substrate, a sense node, and a power supply node. A first electrode is disposed near a surface of the semiconductor substrate. A bias signal on the first electrode sets ...


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Orly Yadid Pecht, Eric R Fossum: Image sensor with high dynamic range linear output. California Institute of Technology, Fish & Richardson P C, March 13, 2007: US07190398 (17 worldwide citation)

Designs and operational methods to increase the dynamic range of image sensors and APS devices in particular by achieving more than one integration times for each pixel thereof. An APS system with more than one column-parallel signal chains for readout are described for maintaining a high frame rate ...


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Orly Yadid Pecht, Brad Minch, Bedabrara Pain, Eric Fossum: Center of mass detection via an active pixel sensor. The United States of America represented by the Administrator of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Fish & Richardson PC, May 30, 2006: US07053929 (9 worldwide citation)

An imaging system for identifying the location of the center of mass (“COM”) in an image. In one aspect, an imaging system includes a plurality of photosensitive elements arranged in a matrix. A center of mass circuit coupled to the photosensitive elements includes a resistive network and a normaliz ...