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Patent: Canon Curved Sensor to Reduce Vignetting

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It looks like Canon is continuing to research curved sensors, this patent is geared towards light fall off on the sides of the sensor.

Patent Publication No. 2016-197663 (Google Translated)

  • Published 2016.11.24
  • Filing date 2015.4.3
  • The central portion of the light falloff is not noticeable to the flat shape
  • The periphery light falloff is noticeable a curved shape

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