Patent Number: 8,441,564

Title: Solid-state imaging apparatus

Abstract: In the solid-state imaging apparatus, the carrier holding portion is arranged at a position in a first direction from a photoelectric conversion portion, a floating diffusion region is arranged at a position in a second direction perpendicular to the first direction from the carrier holding portion with a transfer portion sandwiched between the floating diffusion region and the carrier holding portion, the carrier holding portion included in the first pixel is arranged between the photoelectric conversion portion included in the first pixel and the photoelectric conversion portion included in the second pixel, the carrier holding portion included in the first pixel is covered with a light shielding portion, and the light shielding portion extends over a part of each of the photoelectric conversion portions included in the first and second pixels.

Inventors: Yamashita; Yuichiro (Ebina, JP)

Assignee: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

International Classification: H04N 5/217 (20110101); H01L 31/062 (20120101); H01L 31/113 (20060101); H04N 5/335 (20110101); H01L 27/00 (20060101); H04N 3/14 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 2021-05-14 0:00:00