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Paul P Lee, Robert M Guidash, Teh Hsuang Lee, Eric G Stevens: Active pixel sensor integrated with a pinned photodiode. Eastman Kodak Company, James D Leimbach, April 29, 1997: US05625210 (260 worldwide citation)

The optimization of two technologies (CMOS and CCD) wherein a pinned photodiode is integrated into the image sensing element of an active pixel sensor. Pinned photodiodes are fabricated with CCD process steps into the active pixel architecture. Charge integrated within the active pixel pinned photod ...


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Robert M Guidash: Active Pixel Sensor with wired floating diffusions and shared amplifier. Eastman Kodak Company, Peyton C Watkins, December 2, 2003: US06657665 (157 worldwide citation)

An image sensor having a plurality of pixels arranged in a series of row and columns comprising a semiconductor substrate having a plurality of pixels formed in rows and columns with at least two pixels that each have a voltage to charge conversion region that are spatially isolated from each other ...


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Robert M Guidash: Active pixel sensor with programmable color balance. Eastman Kodak Company, Peyton C Watkins, March 30, 2004: US06714239 (127 worldwide citation)

A semiconductor based image sensor comprising a plurality of pixels formed upon a major surface of a semiconductor substrate, a majority of the pixels having a photodetector with a plurality of color filters of at least two different colors arranged over a second majority of the pixels a sense node ...


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Robert M Guidash, Paul P Lee, Teh Hsuang Lee: Color active pixel sensor with electronic shuttering, anti-blooming and low cross-talk. Eastman Kodak Company, James D Leimbach, November 16, 1999: US05986297 (126 worldwide citation)

An active pixel sensor architecture comprising a semiconductor substrate having a plurality of pixels formed, thereon, incorporating microlens and lightshields into the pixel architecture. Each of the pixels further comprising: a photodetector region upon which incident light will form photoelectron ...


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Robert M Guidash, Timothy J Kenney: Image sensor with a shared output signal line. Eastman Kodak Company, Peyton C Watkins, April 22, 2003: US06552323 (103 worldwide citation)

An image sensor comprises a plurality of pixels arranged in rows and columns; at least two adjacent pixels in the same row each having a photodetector; a row select mechanism that allows independent selection of the adjacent pixels; and a common output signal node and output signal line for the two ...


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Robert M Guidash: Active pixel image sensor with shared amplifier read-out. Eastman Kodak Company, James D Leimbach, August 22, 2000: US06107655 (100 worldwide citation)

An image sensor having a plurality of pixels arranged in a series of row and columns comprising: a semiconductor substrate having a plurality of pixels formed in rows and columns with at least two row adjacent pixels and at least two column adjacent pixels formed within the substrate; and at least o ...


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Robert M Guidash: Active pixel sensor with inter-pixel function sharing. Eastman Kodak Company, James D Leimbach, December 12, 2000: US06160281 (83 worldwide citation)

An image sensor having a plurality of pixels comprising a semiconductor material of a first conductivity type with at least two adjacent pixels, each of the pixels has a photodetector formed within the substrate and an electrical function that is shared between the adjacent pixels integrated within ...


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Robert M Guidash: Active pixel image sensor with shared amplifier read-out. Eastman Kodak Company, Peyton C Watkins, March 5, 2002: US06352869 (80 worldwide citation)

An image sensor having a plurality of pixels arranged in a series of row and columns comprising: a semiconductor substrate having a plurality of pixels formed in rows and columns with at least two row adjacent pixels and at least two column adjacent pixels formed within the substrate; and at least o ...


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Paul P Lee, Robert M Guidash, Teh Hsuang Lee, Eric G Stevens: Active pixel sensor integrated with a pinned photodiode. Eastman Kodak Company, James D Leimbach, August 8, 2000: US06100551 (77 worldwide citation)

The optimization of two technologies (CMOS and CCD) wherein a pinned photodiode is integrated into the image sensing element of an active pixel sensor. Pinned photodiodes are fabricated with CCD process steps into the active pixel architecture. Charge integrated within the active pixel pinned photod ...


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Paul P Lee, Robert M Guidash, Teh Hsuang Lee, Eric G Stevens: Active pixel sensor integrated with a pinned photodiode. Eastman Kodak Company, James D Leimbach, May 18, 1999: US05904493 (68 worldwide citation)

The optimization of two technologies (CMOS and CCD) wherein a pinned photodiode is integrated into the image sensing element of an active pixel sensor. Pinned photodiodes are fabricated with CCD process steps into the active pixel architecture. Charge integrated within the active pixel pinned photod ...