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1. (WO2013157258) OPTICAL SENSOR

Pub. No.:    WO/2013/157258    International Application No.:    PCT/JP2013/002593
Publication Date: Fri Oct 25 01:59:59 CEST 2013 International Filing Date: Thu Apr 18 01:59:59 CEST 2013
IPC: G01J 1/02
B60S 1/08
G01C 9/06
G01J 1/42
G01N 21/17
G01W 1/14
Inventors: SUGIURA, Makiko
杉浦 真紀子
ANDO, Hiroshi
安藤 浩
MAKINO, Kazuki
牧野 一起
Provided is an optical sensor wherein detection accuracy deterioration, an increase of the number of components, and a size increase are suppressed. This optical sensor has: a light receiving element (120) having a light receiving surface (120a), which receives light; a detecting unit (140) that detects a tilt of the light receiving surface with respect to the perpendicular direction; and a correcting unit (150a) that corrects output signals of the light receiving element (120) on the basis of output signals of the detecting unit (140). Furthermore, the optical sensor has: a rain drop detecting unit (210) that detects rain drops; a light detecting unit (230) that detects inputted light; and a housing unit (250) that houses the rain drop detecting unit and the light detecting unit. The rain drop detecting unit (210) has a light emitting element (211), a first light receiving element (212), and a first lens (213), and the light detecting unit (230) has a second light receiving element (31) and a second lens (33).