Multi-chip color image sensor with light-receiving windows arranged to provide sensor output signals corresponding to the gap between adjacent sensors

  • US 5,315,412 A
  • Filed: 04/04/1991
  • Issued: 05/24/1994
  • Est. Priority Date: 04/06/1990
  • Status: Expired due to Term
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1. A multi-chip color image sensor in which a plurality of semiconductor image sensors each having a plurality of light-receiving windows are arrayed, and in which one color light-receiving element corresponds to a plurality of light-receiving windows in a main scanning direction,wherein some or all of the plurality of light-receiving windows which correspond to the one color light-receiving element on an end portion of each of said semiconductor image sensors are juxtaposed in a subscanning direction.

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