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Solid State Division (Opto-semiconductor Segment)The Solid State Division develops and manufactures opto-semiconductors for demanding applications in medical imaging, high-energy physics, and scientic measurement. Products from this division include silicon photodiodes, photo IC components, position sensitive detectors, infrared detectors, image sensors for low-light-level imaging and X-ray imaging, mini-spectrometers, and light emitting devices. In scal year 2016, sales of these products accounted for 45.6% of the company’s total revenue.Sales of opto-semiconductorsIn opto-semiconductors, our core silicon photodiodes have earned a positive reputation for accurately addressing customers’ needs and continued to achieve robust sales for medical devices in North America, and sales of our at panel sensors remained strong, centered on dental applications. In the industrial eld, sales of opto-semiconductors increased on the strength of expanding sales in Europe of Photo ICs, which are used for optical communication networks in automobiles, and higher sales of silicon photodiodes for luggage inspections as well.As a result, net sales in the Opto-semiconductor business came to JPY 55,592 million, up by 7.0% from the previous year.Systems Division (Imaging and Measurement Instruments Segment)The Systems Division develops and manufactures a wide variety of cameras for scientic and industrial applications, as well as specialized instruments for use in elds such as pharmaceutical development, semiconductor manufacturing, X-ray nondestructive inspection, spectrophotometry, and optical communications. In scal year 2016, sales of these products accounted for 13.4% of the company’s total revenue. Sales of image processing and measurement systemsIn image processing and measurement systems business, sales of digital cameras used in the eld of life sciences and biotechnology declined under the impact of several factors, including inventory adjustment by customers. On the other hand, our failure analysis systems for semiconductor devices, which have earned a solid reputation for high resolution and high-sensitivity in a wide range of elds as well as for enabling diverse analyses tailored to applications, continued to achieve strong sales, especially in Asia. In addition, sales of X-ray line sensor cameras, primarily for food inspection applications, remained steady.As a result, net sales for the Imaging and Measurement Instruments business were JPY 16,352 million, up by 0.9% from the previous year.Flat panel sensor for dental applicationX-ray line scan camera7Annual Report 2016

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