Patent Number: 6,166,769

Title: Solid-state imaging device

Abstract: A solid-state imaging device has a matrix of pixels arranged in rows and columns, a first signal holding circuit for holding a first signal transferred from each of the pixels through a vertical signal line, a second signal holding circuit for holding a second signal transferred from the each pixel through the vertical signal line, and a horizontal signal line group connected to the first signal holding circuit and the second signal holding circuit. The first signal holding circuit and the second signal holding circuit are axially symmetrically positioned one on each side of the horizontal signal line group.

Inventors: Yonemoto; Kazuya (Tokyo, JP), Suzuki; Ryoji (Kanagawa, JP)

Assignee: Sony Corporation

International Classification: H01L 27/146 (20060101); H01L 31/112 (20060101); H01L 31/101 (20060101); H04N 3/15 (20060101); H04N 003/14 (); H04N 005/335 (); H04N 005/217 ()

Expiration Date: 12/26/2017