Patent Number: 8,584,561

Title: Method for manufacturing imaging element

Abstract: Provided is an accurately processed imaging element that can be readily manufactured for saving time and cost. A blade section 2 in which projecting punch blades 22 are arranged on a metal block 21, each punch blade having two sides 22a and 22b corresponding to the two mirror surfaces 31a and 31b of micro holes 31 to be formed in a substrate 3, is lowered for pressing the blades into contact with the substrate 3 with a lifting section 13 and punching the substrate 3 with the punch blades 22, while being vibrated with ultrasonic oscillation section 12.

Inventors: Sugiyama; Takashi (Tokyo, JP), Minekawa; Atsuhiko (Nabari, JP), Kitabayashi; Shigetoshi (Hyogo, JP)

Assignee: Stanley Electric Co., Ltd.

International Classification: B26D 1/00 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 1/19/12018