Patent Number: 6,683,703

Title: Photoelectric transducer and photoelectric transducing method of the same

Abstract: A photoelectric conversion apparatus includes a plurality of elements (D) for receiving reflected light from an object, photoelectrically converting it into image signals (OS1-OS4), and outputting the image signals, a first output buffer (121) for outputting image signals received from even elements of the plurality of elements in the line from one end to the other end, a second output buffer (122) for outputting image signals received from odd elements from one end to the other end, a third output buffer (123) for outputting image signals received from even elements from the other end to the one end, and a fourth output buffer (124) for outputting image signals received from odd elements from the other end to the one end.

Inventors: Iwai; Kenichi (Kawasaki, JP)

Assignee: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba

International Classification: H04N 1/401 (20060101); H04N 3/15 (20060101); H04N 001/40 (); H04N 003/14 (); G03B 027/52 (); G06K 009/36 (); H01L 027/00 ()

Expiration Date: 01/27/2021