Solid-state image sensing device having shared floating diffusion portions

  • US 7,728,895 B2
  • Filed: 07/11/2006
  • Issued: 06/01/2010
  • Est. Priority Date: 12/26/2005
  • Status: Active Grant
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1. A solid-state image sensing device comprising:

  • a plurality of unit pixels arranged in rows and columns each of which outputs a pixel signal according to incident light; and

    a plurality of floating diffusion portions each of which receives the pixel signals,wherein every two of the unit pixels share a corresponding one of the floating diffusion portions, the two unit pixels being respectively arranged in adjacent rows of adjacent columns.

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