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US20130082936 SENSOR ARRAY WITH HIGH LINEARITY  
A sensor array includes a plurality of pixel sensor circuits; and a current-mode readout circuit to sample signals generated in each pixel sensor circuit; and addressing circuitry to individually...
US20130277539 Pixel Design With Temporal Analysis Capabilities For Scene Interpretation  
Disclosed is a sensor device with pixels that in addition to sensing an image, performs captured image or scene analysis. The device saves further image processing downstream, is characterized by...
US20120061555 ANALOG-TO-DIGITAL CONVERTER WITH PROGRAMMABLE RAMP GENERATOR  
An analog-to-digital (ADC) converter is disclosed that uses aspects of a single-slope ramp ADC, but with jump steps in the ramp voltage to increase speed. A programmable ramp generator can be used...
US20080049131 CMOS imaging facility and a modular array for use in such a facility  
A CMOS imaging facility is implemented on a substrate through a set of pixel circuits that are array-wise organized in lines and columns and each comprise a radiation-to-charge accumulator (20), a...
US20120235020 CLOCK GATED POWER SAVING SHIFT REGISTER  
A gated-clock shift register including a series of clocked flip-flops with preceding outputs connected to subsequent inputs as a horizontal digital shift register. Each flip-flop (or other state...
US20120097864 FLUORESCENCE ANALYZING APPARATUS AND FLUORESCENCE DETECTING APPARATUS  
Provided are a method and an apparatus for easily identifying and detecting fluorescent material types captured in respective reaction regions of a substrate, particularly, a method and an...
US20080149843 IMAGING ARRAY FOR MULTIPLE FRAME CAPTURE  
An imaging array has a plurality of pixel sites (22), each having a photosensing element (24) providing a variable signal in response to incident radiation. A first frame storage circuit (46a) is...
US20060219861 LOW-POWER SURVEILLANCE SENSOR  
A system and a method of operating imaging sensors in a lower power manner. In one illustrative embodiment, an image sensor system includes a sensor controller coupled to a sensor array. The...
US20140002690 IMAGING DEVICE AND IMAGING SYSTEM  
An object of the present invention is to prevent a sensitivity difference between pixels. There are disposed plural unit cells each including plural photodiodes 101A and 101B, plural transfer...
US20130075586 SOLID IMAGING DEVICE AND PORTABLE INFORMATION TERMINAL DEVICE  
According to one embodiment, a solid imaging device includes an imaging substrate, a light-shielding member and a AD conversion circuits. The imaging substrate is two-dimensionally arranged with a...
US20130092817 Electromagnetically-Shielded Optical System  
Methods and systems for providing electromagnetic protection of optical equipment are disclosed. One assembly includes an optical device and an electromagnetically shielding enclosure including a...
US20080164405 WIDE DYNAMIC RANGE SENSOR  
A design structure for designing, manufacturing, and/or testing a circuit for widening a dynamic range of sensor circuitry for sensing energy, such as light energy. The sensor circuitry includes a...
US20130248720 DIGITAL PHOTOMULTIPLIER DETECTOR CELL  
According to example embodiments, a photomultiplier detector cell for tomography includes a detector unit and a readOUT unit. The detector unit is configured to generate a digitized detect signal...
US20150237273 IMAGE CAPTURE DEVICE, ANOMALOUS OBLIQUE INCIDENT LIGHT DETECTION METHOD, AND RECORDING MEDIUM  
In an aspect of the invention, plural pixels constituting a color image pickup device include a first pair of RB pixels and a second pair of RB pixels both constituted by a red pixel R having a...
US20070096012 Vehicle Service System Digital Camera Interface  
A machine-vision vehicle wheel alignment system configured with a high-speed communications network and protocol for communicating data between one or more imaging sensors and at least one system...
US20150244962 CURRENT/VOLTAGE CONVERSION CIRCUIT AND IMAGING APPARATUS  
An imaging apparatus 10 includes an imaging panel 11 formed by arranging imaging element units 20 included in one pixel or a plurality of pixels, in a two-dimensional matrix form. Each of the...
US20130258148 AMPLIFICATION CIRCUIT, PHOTOELECTRIC CONVERSION APPARATUS, AND IMAGING SYSTEM  
An amplification circuit includes an amplifier, a first capacitor including a first terminal connected to an input terminal of the amplifier, a second capacitor including a first terminal...
US20090080070 Imaging System Having Enhanced Resolution  
Systems and methods for imaging a distant light source at an enhanced resolution is provided. An evanescent field generator an evanescent field generator that receives an incident electromagnetic...
US20080156973 PHOTOSENSOR ARRAY FOR OPTICAL ENCODER  
An optical encoder. A reflective optical encoder includes a reflective coding element, a plurality of emitters, and a detector. The reflective coding element includes a track of alternating...
US20140263949 METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR PHOTON COUNTING  
A method and apparatus for photon counting are disclosed. In an implementation, the present disclosure provides a dynamic-range photon-counting spectrometric sensor for low signal detection...
US20090283663 SOLID-STATE IMAGING DEVICE AND DRIVING METHOD THEREOF  
It is an object of the present invention to provide a solid-state imaging device capable of significantly improving the signal readout characteristics of the pixel compared to the conventional...
US20140183332 Imager with Column Readout  
An array (31) comprising a plurality of pixels (Pi,j) for detecting radiation, the pixels (Pi,j) being arranged in rows and columns is typically arranged for reading out pixel information on a...
US20130119240 PHOTOELECTRIC CONVERSION CELL AND ARRAY, READING METHOD THEREFOR, AND CIRCUIT THEREOF  
In order to achieve a photovoltaic cell and an array of high sensitivity and high dynamic range, there is a need for a photovoltaic cell and an array which are combined so that an amplified...
US20060113460 Image sensor with optimized wire routing  
An image sensor that has a pixel array with a plurality of pixels. Each pixel includes a photodiode. The sensor includes a row decoder and a light reader that are connected to the pixel array by a...
US20120208184 SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR IMAGING AND PROCESSING TISSUE  
In accordance with preferred embodiments of the present invention, a method for imaging tissue, for example, includes the steps of mounting the tissue on a computer controlled stage of a...
US20110309232 HIGH DYNAMIC RANGE IMAGING SYSTEMS  
An imaging system may include an imager with pixels and with reset lines that can be selectively deactivated and floated. When the reset lines are deactivated and floated, the reset lines may be...
US20130048832 CMOS IMAGING DEVICE WITH THREE-DIMENSIONAL ARCHITECTURE  
An imaging device including: plural pixels each including a photodetector; plural reading circuits associated with the plural photodetectors, each reading circuit including a first MOS transistor...
US20140374574 FORMING OF A NANOSTRUCTURED SPECTRAL FILTER  
A spectral filter includes an assembly of filtering cells. Each cell has a same nanostructured pattern and a preferential direction of the pattern. This preferential direction is, for each cell,...
US20140138522 PHOTOELECTRIC CONVERSION DEVICE VAPOR DEPOSITION MATERIAL, PHOTOELECTRIC CONVERSION DEVICE, SENSOR, AND IMAGING DEVICE  
In the photoelectric conversion device having a pair of electrodes and a light receiving layer sandwiched between the pair of electrodes and including at least a photoelectric conversion layer, at...
US20120057055 Imaging device and imaging apparatus  
An imaging device includes: an imaging area in which a plurality of pixels used to acquire an image are provided; a spectrum area in which a plurality of pixels used to acquire a color spectrum...
US20110303821 Active Photosensing Pixel  
An active photosensing pixel is disclosed, in which a two-terminal photosensing transistor has a first terminal coupled to a first node, a second terminal coupled to a selection line and a control...
US20130075590 IMAGE SENSORS HAVING MULTIPLE ROW-SPECIFIC INTEGRATION TIMES  
In various embodiments, reset is suppressed for at least one selected row of pixels in a pixel array during a rolling shutter operation, thereby setting the integration time of the selected row(s)...
US20060186312 Apparatus and method for optical wavefront analysis using active light modulation  
Apparatus and method for measuring wavefront slope and irradiance of direct and/or reflected light beams at a plurality of points to enable calculation of optical wave front distortions. A...
US20050072903 Method and apparatus for selective illumination in a scanner  
A scanner that illuminates a partial width of a scan line is disclosed. The scanner first determines the needed scan width and then performs a scan where the full width of the scan is not illuminated.
US20110204210 Single-Photon Avalanche Detector-Based Focal Plane Array  
An imaging sensor having sensitivity at the single-photon level is disclosed. The sensor comprises an array of pixels, each of which comprises a negative-feedback avalanche diode and a read-out...
US20120006974 SOLID-STATE IMAGING DEVICE  
According to one embodiment, a solid-state imaging device includes a pixel outputting a photoelectrically converted signal, an ADC circuit disposed in an edge portion of a pixel area to convert an...
US20140263960 SOLID-STATE IMAGING DEVICE  
According to one embodiment, a solid-state imaging device includes a pixel array, a digital gain circuit, and a shading correction circuit. In the pixel array, pixels that accumulate...
US20130206959 BLACK LEVEL CORRECTION FOR IMAGING PIXELS  
A technique for obtaining a corrected pixel value is disclosed. The technique includes measuring a first dark current of a dark calibration pixel of a pixel array and measuring a second dark...
US20110192990 Measuring device for the measurement of bioluminescence, chemoluminescence or fluorescence of objects, irradiation device, measuring system, and method for the observation of plants  
Described is a measuring device for the measurement of bioluminescence, chemoluminescence or fluorescence of objects. The measuring device comprises a light-tight housing (10) enclosing a...
US20130068932 PHOTOSENSITIVE DEVICES AND METHODS AND CIRCUITS FOR READING THE SAME  
The present application relates to a photosensitive device as well as a reading method and a reading circuit thereof. The photosensitive device comprises a pixel array and a read circuit, wherein...
US20140070076 Real-Time Composite 3-D for a Large Field of View Using Multiple Structured Light Sensors  
An apparatus for mounting and connecting a plurality of structured light sensors to a personal computer or other computing device. Up to eight structured light sensors of different size and...
US20060175531 Imaging device analysis methods, imaging device analysis systems, and articles of manufacture  
Imaging device analysis methods, imaging device analysis systems, and articles of manufacture are described. According to one embodiment, an imaging device analysis method includes providing a...
US20130082183 DIRECTED INFRA-RED COUNTERMEASURE SYSTEM  
A tracking sensor for a directed infra-red countermeasure (DIRCM) system, the sensor including a first set of image elements in a inner region of the sensor and each having or operable to monitor...
US20130048831 MULTILEVEL RESET VOLTAGE FOR MULTI-CONVERSION GAIN IMAGE SENSOR  
A method of operating an image sensor includes adjusting a capacitance coupled to a circuit node within a pixel cell. The circuit node is coupled to selectively receive an image charge acquired by...
US20050178948 Projection method of display device  
A projection method of display device is to divide high-resolution pixels into a plurality of image-forming units with equal pixels in an appropriate arrangement. A light valve has the same...
US20120002092 LOW NOISE ACTIVE PIXEL SENSOR  
A vertically-integrated active pixel sensor includes a sensor layer connected to a circuit layer. At least one pixel region on the sensor layer includes a photodetector and a charge-to-voltage...
US20130001399 SOLID-STATE IMAGING DEVICE  
According to one embodiment, a solid-state imaging device includes a pixel array unit that includes pixels configured to accumulate photo-electric converted charges and disposed in a matrix, and a...
US20100245644 VARIABLE DYNAMIC RANGE PIXEL SENSOR CELL, DESIGN STRUCTURE AND METHOD  
A pixel sensor cell including a column circuit, a design structure for fabricating the pixel sensor cell including the column circuit and a method for operating the pixel sensor cell including the...
US20060175530 Sub-pixel resolution and wavefront analyzer system  
A sub-pixel resolution system that overcomes these and other problems has a number of optical sensors. Each of the optical sensors has a field of view that overlaps a neighboring optical sensors...
US20100090127 TIME RESOLVED FLUORESCENT IMAGING SYSTEM  
This invention provides a system and method that allows for time-resolved fluorescent imaging of fluorescent samples. The user is able to receive temporally filtered pictures of the sample with a...