Monday, June 06, 2016

Omnivision R&D Works on Unusual Pixels

Omnivision's patent application US20160099371 "Back side illuminated image sensor with guard ring region reflecting structure" by Eric Webster proposes just that - the reflective metal guard ring around SPAD pixel:

Another Omnivision's application US20160027837 "Visible and Infrared Image Sensor" by Eric Webster, Howard Rhodes, and Dominic Massetti proposes Si-Ge photosensitive layer to extend IR response:

1 comment:

  1. Good patents. How challenging are these to manufacture in a sensor?


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