Wednesday, 23 December 2009


A solid-state imaging device includes: plural photodiodes formed in different depths in a unit pixel area of a substrate; and plural vertical transistors formed in the depth direction from one face side of the substrate so that gate portions for reading signal charges obtained by photoelectric conversion in the plural photodiodes are formed in depths corresponding to the respective photodiodes.
I don't understand the above paragraph at all. Hahaha. Even after attempting to read through it a number of times. Eyes kind of lose focus at the plural vertical transistors part. Credits to Ryan for finding this amazing website on patents. I think if I read that site everyday my ability to describe things would definitely improve.
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Even the description is so perplexingly profound! Or maybe we're all just used to the ergonomics of simple, lay-man's English used in the majority of websites we visit today.

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