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Title:
IMAGING DEVICE
Document Type and Number:
WIPO Patent Application WO/2020/021945
Kind Code:
A1
Abstract:
This imaging device according to the present disclosure comprises: an imaging unit having a first signal line, a first pixel capable of outputting a first pixel voltage corresponding to the amount of received light to the first signal line, a second signal line, and a second pixel capable of outputting a second pixel voltage corresponding to the amount of received light to the second signal line; a connection unit having a connection line, a first connection switch capable of connecting the first signal line to the connection line by being turned on, a first control circuit capable of controlling the operation of the first connection switch on the basis of the voltage of the first signal line, a second connection switch capable of connecting the second signal line to the connection line by being turned on, and a second control circuit capable of controlling the operation of the second connection switch on the basis of the voltage of the second signal line; and a conversion unit which is connected to the first signal line and the second signal line, and is capable of performing AD conversion on the basis of the first pixel voltage and the second pixel voltage, respectively.

Inventors:
ITO, Keita (4-14-1 Asahicho, Atsugi-sh, Kanagawa 14, 〒2430014, JP)
Application Number:
JP2019/025361
Publication Date:
January 30, 2020
Filing Date:
June 26, 2019
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Assignee:
SONY SEMICONDUCTOR SOLUTIONS CORPORATION (4-14-1, Asahicho Atsugi-sh, Kanagawa 14, 〒2430014, JP)
International Classes:
H04N5/378; H01L27/146; H04N5/369
Domestic Patent References:
WO2012144218A12012-10-26
Foreign References:
JP2008060872A2008-03-13
JP2011176762A2011-09-08
Attorney, Agent or Firm:
TSUBASA PATENT PROFESSIONAL CORPORATION (3F Sawada Building, 15-9 Shinjuku 1-chome, Shinjuku-k, Tokyo 22, 〒1600022, JP)
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