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Optical: systems and elements

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04/16/2015 > 42 patent applications in 32 patent subcategories.

20150103386 - Optical scanning device: An optical scanning device includes a mirror part including a mirror reflecting surface to reflect incident light, a pair of torsion bars configured to support the mirror part from both sides and configured to form a first axis around which to swing the mirror part by a torsional motion thereof... Agent: Mitsumi Electric Co., Ltd.

20150103387 - Shutter-based light modulators incorporating integrated sidewall reflectors: This disclosure provides systems, methods, and apparatus for a MEMS display incorporating integrated sidewall reflectors. The display can include a light blocking component suspended over a substrate. The light blocking component can include an aperture in its surface that is parallel to the substrate. The display can include one or... Agent: Pixtronix, Inc.

20150103388 - Mirror assembly with formed reflective element substrate: A vehicular exterior rearview mirror assembly includes a mirror head portion and a reflective element having a glass substrate and a mirror reflector coated at a surface of the glass substrate. The reflective element is configured to provide a rearward field of view of at least about 15 degrees relative... Agent:

20150103389 - Portable power supplies and portable controllers for smart windows: A portable controller having a portable power supply for transitioning tint of an optical device such as an electrochromic device. The portable power supply has at least one battery located within a housing and a support structure for supporting the battery. The portable controller has circuitry with logic for controlling... Agent: View, Inc.

20150103390 - Vehicular mirror reflective element with electrochromic film: A mirror reflective element for a rearview mirror assembly for a vehicle includes a glass substrate, an electrochromic film and a mirror reflector. The electrochromic film is provided as a pre-cut mirror shape film and is disposed at the glass substrate. The electrochromic film comprises an electrochromic polymer layer disposed... Agent:

20150103391 - Mems device with improved via support planarization: A microelectromechanical (MEMS) device has a movable member supported above a substrate on a via support. The member and via support are fabricated integrally from first and second member forming layers. A first member forming layer forms a lower part of the member and supporting structure for the via support.... Agent:

20150103394 - Color display device: The present invention provides a solution for a highlight or multicolor display device, in which each display cell can display high quality color states. More specifically, an electrophoretic fluid is provided which comprises three types of charged particles and a fourth type of particles which is substantially uncharged neutral buoyancy... Agent:

20150103392 - Display with retroreflective elements: In one embodiment, an apparatus includes a retroreflector pixel that includes multiple retroreflector sub-pixels. Each retroreflector sub-pixel includes a reflective surface configured to reflect incident light. Each retroreflector sub-pixel also includes a filter element configured to filter out from the incident light an electrically-controllable amount of light over a particular... Agent: Synopsys, Inc.

20150103395 - E-paper printing system: An e-paper printing system comprising a set of electrodes comprising a number of electrodes to erase a portion of e-paper as the e-paper moves relative to the set of electrodes in which the set of electrodes causes a first electric field to be applied to the e-paper with a magnitude... Agent:

20150103393 - Reflective display apparatus and manufacturing method of reflective display apparatus: A reflective display apparatus including at least one front-light module, a first frame, a first liquid, and a display unit is provided. The at least one front-light module includes a light source and a light guide plate. The light source is adapted for providing an illumination beam. The first frame... Agent: E Ink Holdings Inc.

20150103396 - Antireflective structures for optics: The disclosure relates to methods for the fabrication of randomly arranged, antireflective structures on surfaces of optical substrates and to optics having antireflective coatings comprising random surface structures.... Agent:

20150103397 - Multi-layer photonic structures having omni-directional reflectivity and coatings incorporating the same: A multi-layer photonic structure may include alternating layers of high index material and low index material having a form [H(LH)N] where, H is a layer of high index material, L is a layer of low index material and N is a number of pairs of layers of high index material... Agent: Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing North America, Inc.

20150103398 - Ir reflective coating compatible to ir sensors: An IR reflecting multilayer thin film. The IR reflecting multilayer thin film includes a multilayer stack having a multilayer packet with a metal layer sandwiched between a pair of dielectric layers. In addition, the inventive multilayer stack has a transmittance of at least 30% of infrared radiation having a wavelength... Agent:

20150103399 - Method of producing glass substrate and glass substrate: A method of producing a glass substrate having a first layer formed on a surface of the substrate by low-temperature CVD includes preparing the glass substrate and forming the first layer on the glass substrate by the low-temperature CVD. In the glass substrate after forming the first layer, an integrated... Agent: Asahi Glass Company, Limited

20150103400 - Solar protection glove providing touch: The invention is a general purpose glove that provide solar protection for the back of the user's hand while leaving the palm and finger pads exposed. By leaving the palm-side of the hand exposed the wearer is provided with an unimpeded sense of touch and greater control over the tools... Agent: Able Broadcasting, Inc.

20150103401 - Reference color slide for use in color correction of transmission-microscope slides: The present invention is a microscope slide apparatus and method of use thereof, wherein the slide has an integrated color calibration array of filter elements, each element having a given dimension, each element also having a known transmission spectrum. The complete filter array is observable in the field of view... Agent: Datacolor Holding Ag

20150103402 - Active space telescope with suspended mirror: An active space telescope intended to be mounted on a satellite and comprising at least one mirror, a mechanism for servo-controlling the mirror according to at least three degrees of freedom which comprises actuators and a support fixed to the actuators, an interface for fixing the mirror to the servo-control... Agent:

20150103403 - Zoom lens system and imaging apparatus: A zoom lens system includes: a primary image forming lens group that forms light from an object side into an intermediate image and a relay lens group that forms light from the intermediate image into a final image. The primary image forming lens group includes, in order from the object... Agent:

20150103404 - Wearable laser based display method and system: The present invention is directed to wearable display technologies. More specifically, various embodiments of the present invention provide wearable augmented reality glasses incorporating projection display systems where one or more laser diodes are used as light source for illustrating images with optical delivery to the eye using transparent waveguides. In... Agent:

20150103405 - Method for the production of stretchable and deformable optical elements, and elements thus obtained: e

20150103407 - Lens, optical imaging lens set and method for forming a lens: A lens includes: a lens body, including an optical effective part and an extending part, wherein the extending part surrounds a periphery region of the optical effective part, and the extending part has at least one annular surface; and an opaque layer, disposed on the annular surface of the extending... Agent:

20150103406 - Optical member, image pickup apparatus, and method for manufacturing optical member: An optical member has a base member (1) and a porous glass layer (2) formed on the base member (1), in which a textured structure is formed on the interface contacting the porous glass layer (2) of the base member (1) and the height of the textured structure is 100... Agent:

20150103408 - Display apparatus for vehicle: An display apparatus, for a vehicle, according to one embodiment includes a substrate housing portion, an optical unit, a turning member, and a plate-like attachment plate. The substrate housing portion contains a circuit substrate for outputting an image signal of an image to be displaced. The optical unit generates an... Agent:

20150103409 - Compact and energy-efficient head-up display: The invention relates to a head-up display comprising a group of optical sub-systems (261, 262, 263) formed in a single plane and having focal lengths that increases moving away from the main optical axis of the display. The display also comprises sub-screens (241, 242, 243), the positions and dimensions of... Agent:

20150103410 - Screen member and head-up display apparatus: A head-up display apparatus projects a display image onto a projection surface of a windshield so that a viewer views a virtual image of the display image from an eye box. A screen used in the apparatus is constructed of a plurality of micromirrors. Each micromirror has a convex surface... Agent:

20150103411 - Eyepiece optical system and electronic apparatus: h

20150103412 - Zoom lens and imaging apparatus:

20150103413 - Optical system and optical instrument, image pickup apparatus, and image pickup system using the same:

20150103414 - Lens module: A lens module may include a first lens having positive refractive power, a second lens having refractive power, a third lens having positive refractive power, a fourth lens having refractive power, a fifth lens having refractive power, a sixth lens having refractive power, and a seventh lens having negative refractive... Agent: Samsung Electro-mechanics Co., Ltd.

20150103415 - Optical image capturing lens system: This disclosure provides an optical image capturing lens system comprising: a positive first lens element having a convex object-side surface, a negative second lens element, a positive third lens element having a convex image-side surface, a fourth lens element having a concave object-side surface and a convex image-side surface; and... Agent:

20150103416 - Optical image capturing lens system: This disclosure provides an optical image capturing lens system comprising: a positive first lens element having a convex object-side surface, a negative second lens element, a positive third lens element having a convex image-side surface, a fourth lens element having a concave object-side surface and a convex image-side surface; and... Agent:

20150103417 - Imaging optical system having bending optical element: An imaging optical system includes a bending optical element which bends an object-emanating light bundle, a post-bending lens system on a post-bending optical axis defined by the bending optical element, and an image sensor. An effective optical surface of a large-diameter lens element, having a greatest axial light bundle effective... Agent: Hoya Corporation

20150103418 - Objective optical system: where f2 is a focal length of the second lens, f1 is a focal length of the first lens, v is an amount of movement of the second lens group, and f is a focal length of an entire system during the most distant view observation.... Agent:

20150103419 - Mobile device and optical imaging lens thereof: Present embodiments provide for a mobile device and an optical imaging lens thereof. The optical imaging lens comprises five lens elements positioned in an order from an object side to an image side. Through controlling the convex or concave shape of the surfaces of the lens elements to allow the... Agent:

20150103420 - Lens barrel: A lens barrel includes: a fixed frame; a zoom ring rotatably held around an outer periphery of the fixed frame; a contact member; and a biasing member. The zoom ring has a first sliding surface to a fourth sliding surface. When the contact member moves on the first sliding surface,... Agent:

20150103421 - Optical device and method for producing the same: An optical device includes a supporting frame and a light-transmissive element. The supporting frame has a frame body defining a through hole, and an extending portion extending from a side of the frame body and having a first cutting edge. The light-transmissible element is disposed on the supporting frame and... Agent: Genius Electronic Optical Co., Ltd.

20150103423 - Drive device and imaging apparatus: There is provided a drive device including a movable body, and a fixing member that supports, with a drive shaft driven by a piezoelectric element expanded and contracted in response to an applied voltage and a sub shaft provided in parallel with the drive shaft, the movable body connected with... Agent:

20150103422 - Lens driving device: A lens driving device can not increase the manufacturing cost, and the lens holder can not tilt when the lens holder moves up due to the coil energized. The inside holding portion (14a) of the front spring member (14A) is connected to the surface of the +Z side of the... Agent: Jiangxi Leiyuan Permanent Magnetic Materials Co., Ltd.

20150103424 - Vibrator of vibratory drive unit, vibratory drive unit, interchangeable lens, imaging device, and automatic stage: A vibrator including an electro-mechanical transducer and an elastic body that is fixed to the electro-mechanical transducer and that is provided with a projection, the projection having a hollow structure. The projection includes a contact portion having a first surface at a tip, the first surface being parallel to a... Agent:

20150103425 - Optical module and method for producing an optoelectronic sensor: An optical module (10) having at least one beam-forming element (14) and having at least two retainer brackets (20) for fastening the optical module (10) to a carrier (30) are provided. In this connection the retainer brackets (20) have a first support element (22a) at a first spacing with respect... Agent:

20150103426 - Method and cooling system for cooling an optical element for euv applications: A method for cooling an optical element for EUV applications is disclosed. Heat is transferred from the optical element to a heat sink, and, via a first feed line, a first cooling medium is introduced into a cooling channel in the heat sink, in such a way that the first... Agent:

20150103427 - Light weight solar concentrator: A solar concentrator has frame members connected together to form a framework, and a flexible sheet attached to the framework such that the flexible sheet takes a loose shape and can flex in response to shaping forces exerted thereon. The sheet has a reflective surface located between the frame members.... Agent: Shec Energy Corporation

  
04/09/2015 > 26 patent applications in 23 patent subcategories.

20150098120 - Interferometric-modulator-based reflective labels and tags and methods for their manufacture: The current disclosure is directed to labels and tags that employ two-dimensional arrays of self-parallelizing interferometric modulators (“SPIMs”) to display digits, characters, and other symbols. Each SPIM functions as a discrete display element, containing a plurality of electrodes disposed on a bottom plate, a fixed top plate, and a movable... Agent: Unipel Technologies, LLC

20150098121 - Variable transmittance window system: A variable transmittance window system is provided and includes at least one variable transmittance window. At least one energy harvesting device generates electrical power. A power supply circuitry maximizes the electrical power. At least one energy storage device is charged by the electrical power. A slave control circuitry controls a... Agent: Gentex Corporation

20150098124 - Composition and process for sealing microcells: The present invention is directed to an improved method for sealing microcells. More specifically, the invention is directed to the formation of covalent bonding between a sealing layer and a microcell structure. A microcell-based display device, formed according to the present invention, has a strong adhesion between the sealing layer... Agent:

20150098122 - Electro-optical apparatus and driving method thereof: An electro-optical apparatus including a first substrate, a second substrate disposed opposite to the first substrate, a display medium layer disposed between the first substrate and the second substrate, a first electrode disposed between the first substrate and the display medium layer, a second electrode disposed between the first substrate... Agent: Sipix Technology Inc.

20150098123 - Electrophoresis display apparatus and method of manufacturing electrophoresis display apparatus: An electrophoresis display apparatus of this disclosure is provided with a pair of substrates, an electrophoresis layer including electrophoresis particles and a dispersion medium in which the electrophoresis particles are dispersed, a barrier wall which is arranged between the pair of substrates and divides a cell in which the electrophoresis... Agent:

20150098125 - Dynamically-distributable multiple-output pump for fiber optic amplifier: A multiple-output laser component is described with a plurality of diode lasers in a common package, each of the diode lasers having distinct electrical control and optically coupled to a distinct output fiber, the component configured such that up to a maximum total output power can be selectively and dynamically... Agent:

20150098126 - Multiview light-sheet microscopy: A method of imaging a live biological specimen includes generating one or more first light sheets; directing the generated one or more first light sheets along respective paths that are parallel with a first illumination axis such that the one or more first light sheets optically interact with at least... Agent:

20150098127 - Optical module outputting polarization combined optical beam: A transmitter optical module for emitting a polarization combined beam is disclosed. The transmitter optical module includes optical sources each emitting optical beams with polarizations substantially same with others, an optical isolator, and a polarization beam combiner (PBC). The optical isolator, by receiving the optical beams, outputs the optical beams... Agent:

20150098128 - Optical component array: The present disclosure provides an optical component array and method of making an optical component array that can include a plurality of optical components useful for projection devices or other optical devices. The optical component array can be fabricated such that individual optical components having several elements can be assembled... Agent: 3m Innovative Properties Company

20150098129 - Generating mechanical features on an optical component: A system and method for focusing electromagnetic radiation is presented. A lens has an outside perimeter. A curved lens surface is located inside the outside perimeter. The curved lens surface is to bend at least one wavelength of electromagnetic energy passing through the curved surface. One (or more) mounting surface(s)... Agent: Bae Systems Oasys LLC

20150098130 - Shaking correction device: The present invention aims to provide a shaking correction device which is the shaking correction device for a camera. The shaking correction device can be produced at a low cost without adding the assembling working procedure of the lens driving device, and the shaking correction device is of a simple... Agent:

20150098131 - Lens assemblies and optical systems incorporating lens assemblies: An optical system includes a lens assembly and a light source. The lens assembly includes an optical lens positioned to transmit and refract light provided by the light source, and a lens holder coupled to the optical lens and maintaining a position of the optical lens relative to the light... Agent: Corning Incorporated

20150098132 - Split unit:

20150098133 - Lens deployment apparatus:

20150098134 - Optical system, optical apparatus and method for manufacturing the optical system: Provided is an optical system having, in order from an object, a positive first lens group (G1), an aperture stop (S) and a second lens group (G2), wherein the first lens group (G1) includes, in order from the object, a negative lens component (L1), a positive lens component (L2) and... Agent:

20150098135 - Wide angle optical lens system: A wide angle optical lens system includes an aperture stop and an optical assembly, the optical assembly includes, in order from the object side to the image side: a first lens element with a negative refractive power; a second lens element with a positive refractive power; a third lens element... Agent:

20150098136 - Imaging lens: where r7 denotes curvature radius of the fourth lens object-side surface, r8 denotes curvature radius of the fourth lens image-side surface, f4 denotes fourth lens focal length, f5 denotes fifth lens focal length, TLA denotes total track length, ih denotes maximum image height, and Nd denotes refractive index at d-ray... Agent: Kantatsu Co., Ltd.

20150098137 - Wide-angle image taking lens system: A wide-angle image taking lens system includes an aperture stop and an optical assembly including: in order from an object side to an image side: first, second, third, fourth and fifth lens elements, the system has a total of five lens elements with refractive power, wherein Abbe numbers of the... Agent: Glory Science Co., Ltd.

20150098138 - Optical system and image pickup apparatus including the same: An optical system includes, in order from object side: a positive first lens unit; and a positive second lens unit moving during focusing. The second lens unit includes, in order from object side, a front unit, an aperture stop, and a positive rear unit. The first unit includes a negative... Agent:

20150098139 - Optical lens assembly: An optical lens assembly includes a first lens element and a second lens element. The first lens element has at least one contacting surface. The second lens element has at least one contacting surface. The contacting surface of the first lens element comes in contact with the contacting surface of... Agent: Largan Precision Co., Ltd.

20150098140 - Optical element unit: An optical element unit is provided comprising an optical element group for projecting light along an optical axis of the optical element group and a housing having an inner housing part partly defining a first space and a light passageway between the inner housing part and a second space. The... Agent:

20150098141 - Headware mountable optical device: A removable optical loupe that is mountable to headwear is provided. The inventive loupe is configured to clip on to the brim of a hat, or the bill of a cap or visor. Embodiments of the inventive loupe have a pivoting joint for positioning the lens of the optical loupe... Agent:

20150098142 - Lens barrel and image pickup apparatus: A retractable lens barrel includes a first main bar, a second main bar, a fixed barrel including the first main bar, a linear movement barrel including a second main bar and movable in an optical axis direction, a leaf spring configured to adjust decentering of the second main bar relative... Agent:

20150098143 - Reflection-based target selection on large displays with zero latency feedback: One embodiment of the invention disclosed herein provides a system that includes a mirror apparatus with a first surface to which a half-silvered mirror film is applied, where the mirror apparatus transmits a transmitted image from a second surface to the first surface. The system further includes a servo-controlled dimmer... Agent: Autodesk, Inc.

20150098144 - Side view mirror having rotatable housing: A side view mirror having a rotatable housing comprises a cover plate mounted on an exterior of a vehicle body, wherein an inside and outside of the cover plate are divided based on the vehicle body. A stay includes a lever disposed at an inner side of the cover plate.... Agent:

20150098145 - Clamp: A clamp is for mounting on an arm. The clamp comprises a frame, a gripping element and a moveable clamping member. The frame comprises an upright portion and a lip located at a lower end of the upright portion and extending substantially perpendicularly to the upright portion. The gripping element... Agent: Milenco Limited

  
04/02/2015 > 32 patent applications in 24 patent subcategories.

20150092256 - Mirror rotating apparatus: A mirror rotating apparatus includes a stationary portion and a rotating portion. The stationary portion includes a detection sensor configured to detect rotation of the rotating portion. The rotating portion includes a mirror portion whose outside surface includes a plurality of mirror surfaces that face radially outward. The mirror portion... Agent:

20150092257 - Laser scanning device and calibration method thereof: A laser scanning device and a calibration method thereof are provided. The laser scanning device includes a light-emitting element, an oscillating reflective element, a light receiving element and a micro processing unit. The oscillating reflective element is configured to swing back and forth in an adjustable oscillation frequency, such that... Agent:

20150092258 - Compact laser source for active illumination for hybrid three-dimensional imagers: The invention generally relates to hybrid three-dimensional imagers and to a laser source for active illumination for hybrid three-dimensional imagers (i.e. 3D imagers that make combined use of different 3D imaging technologies). The invention is applicable to three-dimensional imaging systems which use a combination of different imaging techniques (hybrid technologies)... Agent:

20150092259 - Control system for color rendering of optical glazings: The present disclosure provides for a method of controlling a plurality of independently controllable sections of one or more electrochromic devices belonging to a common interior space to provide lighting having a substantially color neutral or aesthetically pleasing spectrum to the interior space. The method comprises receiving a desired illuminance... Agent: Sage Electrochromics, Inc.

20150092260 - Electrochromic window fabrication methods: Methods of manufacturing electrochromic windows are described. Insulated glass units (IGU's) are protected, e.g. during handling and shipping, by a protective bumper. The bumper can be custom made using IGU dimension data received from the IGU fabrication tool. The bumper may be made of environmentally friendly materials. Laser isolation configurations... Agent:

20150092261 - Micromechanical flexure design using sidewall beam fabrication technology: This disclosure provides systems, methods and apparatus utilizing flexures in a display. In some implementations, an electromechanical systems (EMS) device can include flexures that have low stiffness along the axis of motion of a light modulator, and high stiffness in other directions. The flexures may include one or more beams... Agent:

20150092263 - Electronic ink display device and method for manufacturing the same: A method for manufacturing an electronic ink display device is provided, which includes the steps of: forming an electronic ink layer on an driving substrate; forming a front protective layer and a back protective layer covering outside of the electronic ink layer and outside of the driving substrate separately, in... Agent:

20150092262 - Particles for electrophoretic displays comprising a core and a random-copolymer coating: This invention relates to particles comprising a core particle and a polymeric shell, electrophoretic fluids comprising such particles, and electrophoretic display devices comprising such fluids.... Agent: Merck Patent Gmbh

20150092264 - Optical film exhibiting excellent blocking properties for ultraviolet light and polarizing plate including the same: There is provided an optical film including an ultraviolet light absorbent having a first peak with a maximum absorption coefficient of 0.07 to 0.10 phr−1 μm−1 in a wavelength band of 290 to 320 nm and a second peak with a maximum absorption coefficient of 0.11 to 0.16 phr−1 μm−1... Agent: Lg Chem, Ltd.

20150092265 - Microscope system and method for microscope system: A desired observation timing is ensured, and simultaneity of observation among different observation positions is ensured. Provided is a microscope system including an electrically powered stage, a scanner, objective lenses, a revolver, an image-acquisition portion, an autofocus portion, a first storage portion that stores one of the focal positions of... Agent: Olympus Corporation

20150092266 - Projection display device with vapor medium screen: A vapor display device includes a water tank [101], an expansion chamber [102] for creating vapor (which may contain scents), an airbox [104] for creating a laminar flow of air and vapor, and a projector [107] for projecting light onto the vapor display screen. The airbox has a series of... Agent:

20150092267 - Autostereoscopic 3d image display apparatus using micro lens array: An autostereoscopic 3D image display apparatus is disclosed. The autostereoscopic 3D image display apparatus in accordance with an embodiment of the present invention can include: an image display unit configured to display an image; a micro lens array arranged above the image display unit and configured to vary a focus... Agent: Electronics And Telecommunications Research Institute

20150092268 - Image display apparatus: An image display apparatus according to an embodiment includes a recording medium on which a composite image obtained by composing a plurality of images corresponding to respective parallaxes is printed by a print apparatus, a lenticular lens having a plurality of cylindrical lenses arranged side by side, and configured to... Agent: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba

20150092269 - Three-dimensional eyeglasses for viewing 2d image or object image as 3d image: The present invention relates to three-dimensional eyeglasses for viewing a 2D image or an object image as a 3D image. The three-dimensional eyeglasses (100) for viewing a 2D image (L) as a 3D image of the present invention comprises: a left first reflector (1) which is coupled to the left... Agent:

20150092270 - Optical imaging lens: An optical imaging lens includes a lens barrel, a front lens element, plural intermediate lens elements, and a rear lens element. The front lens element has a first central lens portion and a first assembly portion. The first assembly portion has a first front abutting section, a first front slanting... Agent: Genius Electronic Optical Co. Ltd.

20150092271 - Optical module and optical module lens cap: An optical module includes an optical module lens cap. The optical module lens cap is produced by press-molding a lens into a barrel. The barrel includes a cover portion and a cylindrical portion. The cover portion includes lens mounting holes. The cover portion includes a top surface and an undersurface... Agent: Mitsubishi Electric Corporation

20150092275 - Actuator drive system, optical module, and electronic apparatus: An actuator drive system includes electrostatic actuators and a voltage controller that applies drive voltages to the electrostatic actuators, and the voltage controller includes a digital control device that splits an 8-bit drive variable corresponding to an overall displacement amount provided by the electrostatic actuators into 4-bit individual drive variables,... Agent:

20150092272 - Interference filter, optical filter device, optical module, and electronic apparatus: A variable wavelength interference filter includes a stationary substrate, a stationary reflecting film disposed on the entire surface of the stationary substrate opposed to a movable substrate, and formed of a multilayer film, a movable reflecting film opposed to the stationary reflecting film, and a first mirror electrode disposed on... Agent:

20150092273 - Interference filter, optical filter device, optical module, and electronic apparatus: A variable wavelength interference filter includes a stationary reflecting film formed of a plurality of layers, an outermost layer of which is a stationary conductive layer, and a movable reflecting film, the stationary reflecting film includes a first region opposed to the movable reflecting film and a second region continuing... Agent:

20150092274 - Optical filter device, optical module, electronic device, and mems device: An optical filter device includes a wavelength variable interference filter, a housing that stores the wavelength variable interference filter, and a bonding member that fixes a movable substrate to the housing. The housing includes a fixing portion that comes into contact with the bonding member, the fixing portion includes a... Agent:

20150092276 - Light diffusion reflecting plate: A light diffusion reflecting plate having a high degree of whiteness and excellent light diffusion properties and antiglare properties includes a substrate having thereon at least a ground coat layer and a top coat layer in contact with this ground coat layer. The ground coat layer is a white coating... Agent: Dai Nippon Printing Co., Ltd.

20150092277 - Microlens array substrate, electro-optic device, and electronic apparatus: A microlens array substrate includes a substrate having transparency and having a plurality of concave portions provided on a first surface to correspond to a plurality of pixels, and a lens layer having a different refractive index from a refractive index of the substrate, which is provided on the first... Agent:

20150092278 - Display device: A display device, particularly for a vehicle, includes a base element and a combiner. The combiner moves by a drive mechanism between a position for use, in which a virtual image can be projected onto the combiner, and a stowed position. The drive mechanism includes a translation mechanism.... Agent: Johnson Controls Gmbh

20150092279 - Zoom lens and image pickup apparatus including the same: Provided is a zoom lens, comprising, in order from an object side to an image side: first to fifth lens units having positive, negative, positive, positive, and negative refractive powers, respectively. During zooming, the first, third, and fifth lens units are immovable, and the second and fourth lens units are... Agent:

20150092280 - Zoom lens and imaging apparatus: The zoom lens substantially consists of a positive first lens group fixed while changing magnification, a negative second lens group which moves from the object side to the image side while changing magnification, a positive third lens group which moves while changing magnification, and a positive fourth lens group which... Agent:

20150092281 - Zoom lens and imaging apparatus: The zoom lens substantially consists of a positive first lens group which is fixed while changing magnification, a negative second lens group which moves while changing magnification, a positive third lens group which moves while changing magnification, and a positive fourth lens group which is fixed while changing magnification in... Agent:

20150092282 - Lens barrel and electronic apparatus: A lens barrel of the present invention is a lens barrel holding a photographing optical system which is a zoom lens constituted by five groups and includes: a cylindrical cam barrel arranged to be rotatable around an optical axis; a first lens driving section driving the cam barrel around the... Agent:

20150092283 - Imaging lens barrel: A focus ring 20 is mounted around a focus cam 10. When the focus ring 20 is moved to a front end side, a gear formed in the focus ring 20 meshes with a gear 17 of the focus cam 10 and the rotation of the focus ring 20 is... Agent:

20150092285 - Imaging lens: An imaging lens for a solid-state image sensor includes five lenses, arranged in order from an object side to an image side, a first lens with positive refractive power having a convex surface on the object side, a second lens with negative refractive power, a third lens with positive or... Agent: Kantatsu Co., Ltd.

20150092284 - Imaging lens, and electronic apparatus including the same: An imaging lens includes first to fifth lens elements arranged from an object side to an image side in the given order. Through designs of surfaces of the lens elements and relevant optical parameters, a short system length of the imaging lens may be achieved while maintaining good optical performance.... Agent: Genius Electronic Optical Co., Ltd.

20150092286 - Method and apparatus for constructing a thin film mirror: Systems and methods for constructing a thin film mirror are provided. The apparatus includes a vacuum chamber having edges. Adjacent the vacuum chamber is at least one extender having an edge that is spaced from and extending beyond the adjacent edge of the vacuum chamber in two directions. In this... Agent: Barco N.v.

20150092287 - Curvature variable mirror, curvature variable unit, and manufacturing method of curvature variable mirror: A curvature variable mirror includes a mirror base material that is configured such that the curvature is variable and that reflects laser light on the mirror reflective surface side, wherein the mirror base material is formed by using spring-material copper alloy, and the spring-material copper alloy is constituted by using... Agent: Mitsubishi Electric Corporation

  
03/26/2015 > 61 patent applications in 51 patent subcategories.

20150085331 - Wide-viewing angle holographic display apparatus: A holographic display apparatus is provided. The holographic display apparatus may include an input optical unit to illuminate coherent parallel light to a spatial light modulator (SLM), the SLM to generate a plurality of hologram-modulated diffraction beams by illuminating the coherent parallel light in a plurality of directions, or to... Agent: Electronics And Telecommunications Research Institute

20150085332 - Image display apparatus: An image display apparatus includes at least one light source to emit coherent light, a holographic optical element to diffract the coherent light from the light source to produce image light, an optical mechanism to guide the image light from the holographic optical element, at least one detection unit to... Agent: Alps Electric Co., Ltd.

20150085333 - Retinal display projection device: A retinal display projection device comprising a micro-projection component (2) arranged for projecting an image directly onto the retina of a user wearing the device, characterized in that said micro-projection component is arranged for projecting an image outside of the normal field of view of said user.... Agent:

20150085334 - Method for controlling optical transmissions, device for controlling optical transmissions, and method for manufacturing same: According to the method for controlling optical transmissions according to the present invention, in a state where particles formed of a light-blocking material, a first solvent with electro-wetting properties in which the particles are dispersed, and a second solvent which is not mixed with the first solvent are present in... Agent: Nanobrick Co., Ltd.

20150085335 - Chiroptical switches: A method for fabricating surface tethered chiroptical switches that constitute polymer chains bearing chromophoric functional groups with the ability to undergo geometrical re-alignment upon irradiation with polarized light to yield a measurable chiral anisotropy, by formation of a layer on a substrate by deposition of a compound containing at least... Agent:

20150085336 - Extended field of view exterior mirror element for vehicle: An extended field of view exterior mirror element suitable for use in a driver-side exterior sideview mirror assembly includes a reflective single glass element having a substantially flat inboard reflective glass portion and a curved outboard reflective glass portion. The substantially flat inboard reflective glass portion has a radius of... Agent:

20150085337 - Display mirror assembly: A display mirror assembly for a vehicle includes a front shield having a first side and a second side. A partially reflective, partially transmissive element is mounted on the first side. A rear shield is disposed behind the front shield. A display module is mounted between the front shield and... Agent:

20150085339 - Emissive display system: An emissive display system includes an electro-optic device having a first substantially transparent substrate. A second substantially transparent substrate is spaced apart from the first substrate to define a cavity therebetween. An electro-optic medium is disposed within the cavity and is variably transmissive such that the electro-optic device is operable... Agent: Gentex Corporation

20150085338 - Pre-formed polymer matrix disc to maintain uniform cell spacing: An emissive display system includes an electro-optic device having a first substantially transparent substrate including a first electrically conductive material associated therewith. A second substantially transparent substrate is spaced apart from the first substrate to define a cavity and includes a second electrically conductive material associated therewith. One or more... Agent: Gentex Corporation

20150085341 - Electro-optic device: An emissive display system includes an electro-optic device having a first substantially transparent substrate including first and second surfaces, at least one of which includes a first electrically conductive layer. A second substantially transparent substrate includes third and fourth surfaces, at least one of which includes a second electrically conductive... Agent: Gentex Corporation

20150085340 - Emissive display system: An emissive display system includes an electro-optic device having a first substantially transparent substrate including first and second surfaces disposed on opposite sides thereof. At least one of the first and second surfaces includes a first electrically conductive layer. A second substantially transparent substrate includes third and fourth surfaces disposed... Agent: Gentex Corporation

20150085342 - Electrowetting element: An electrowetting element comprising: a first fluid and a second fluid immiscible with the first fluid; and a surface. The first and second fluids are switchable to a first configuration by application of a voltage, the first fluid adjoining a first area of the surface and the second fluid adjoining... Agent: Amazon Technologies, Inc.

20150085343 - Electrowetting element with controlled fluid motion: An electrowetting element includes a first fluid and a second fluid and a support plate having a first surface adjoining less than all of a perimeter of a second surface. The first surface has a wettability for the first fluid lower than a wettability of the second surface for the... Agent:

20150085345 - Display panel with pre-patterned images: The present invention is directed to a display panel comprising micro-containers filled with an electrophoretic fluid wherein each of the microcells has a bottom and one surface of the bottom is in contact with the electrophoretic fluid, the display panel has a first area and a second area, and the... Agent:

20150085344 - Electrophoretic display device having integrated nfc antenna: The present invention relates to near field communication technology. Specifically, disclosed is an electrophoretic display device having integrated an NFC antenna. The NFC antenna is arranged on a display screen of the electrophoretic display device, where the NFC interface is equipped with an output circuit of the display screen and... Agent:

20150085346 - Method for scanning along a continuous scanning trajectory with a scanner system: The invention relates to a method for scanning along a continuous scanning trajectory with a scanner system (100) comprising a first pair of acousto-optic deflectors (10) for deflecting a focal spot of an electromagnetic beam generated by a consecutive lens system (200) defining an optical axis (z) in an x-z... Agent: Femtonics Kft.

20150085347 - Metamaterial structure: This invention relates to a metamaterial structure, which can simultaneously cause resonance at a wavelength of light that excites quantum dots and a wavelength of light produced by the quantum dots in a local space where quantum dots are located. The metamaterial structure, which can resonate with two wavelengths unlike... Agent: Electronics And Telecommunications Research Institute

20150085348 - Device and method for converting a light and a laser system: Disclosed herein is a device (10) for converting a light (12) received thereby. The device (10) comprises a resonating structure (14) comprising a Raman medium. The resonating structure is arranged to resonate Raman light (18) generated by a Raman interaction between the Raman medium and the light (12) when so... Agent:

20150085349 - Nonlinear optical device manufactured with 4h silicon carbide crystal: Provided is a nonlinear optical device manufactured with 4H silicon carbide crystal. The nonlinear optical crystal may be configured to alter at least a light beam (12) at a frequency to generate at least a light beam (16) at a further frequency different from the frequency. The nonlinear optical crystal... Agent: Institute Of Physics, Chinese Academy Of Sciences

20150085350 - Multi-wavelength distributed raman amplification set-up: Techniques are presented herein to set power levels for multiple Raman pump wavelengths in a distributed Raman amplification configuration. A first receive power measurement is obtained at a second node with a controlled optical source at a first node turned on and with a plurality of Raman pump lasers at... Agent: Cisco Technology, Inc.

20150085351 - System and method for a multi-mode pump in an optical amplifier: An optical amplifier includes a multi-mode pump laser module, a multi-mode waveguide, a multi-mode to multiple single-mode fiber converter module and a plurality of single-mode cores. The multi-mode pump laser module emits pump light having a plurality of modes to the multi-mode fiber or waveguide. The multi-mode waveguide propagates the... Agent:

20150085352 - Optical amplifier for space-division multiplexing: In an example embodiment, an optical amplifier comprises a doped multi-core optical fiber and two optical couplers placed at the ends of the doped multi-core fiber, with each optical coupler having a respective plurality of optical waveguide cores optically coupled to the optical waveguide cores of the doped multi-core fiber.... Agent: Alcatel-lucent Usa Inc.

20150085353 - Optical system for an infrared ray: An object of the present invention is to provide an optical system for an infrared ray which can provide a bright image, and can be applied to fixed focal length lenses among wide-angle to medium-telephoto. To achieve the object, the optical system for an infrared ray is constituted by a... Agent:

20150085354 - Near-infrared cut filter: A near-infrared cut filter according to the present invention includes a repeated layered structure of a high-refractive index layer, a middle-refractive index layer, and a low-refractive index layer, and includes a transmission band where a mean transmittance is 85% or higher in a wavelength range of 400 nm to 700... Agent: Asahi Glass Company, Limited

20150085355 - Eyepiece: An eyepiece includes a focusing apparatus for positioning the area perceived as in focus by the relaxed human eye and for correcting axial ametropia of an eye of a user of the eyepiece and a correction apparatus for adjustable correction of an astigmatism of an eye of a user of... Agent:

20150085356 - Microscope apparatus and method for phase image acquisition: A microscope apparatus includes an electromagnetic wave source configured to generate an illuminating electromagnetic wave, a first beam splitter configured to split the illuminating electromagnetic wave into a first component along a first path and a second component along a second path, a movable reflector module configured to adjust a... Agent:

20150085357 - Optical imaging system: An optical imaging system generates an image of an object plane and includes a lens system which, in turn, includes a main objective and a reduction optical unit ahead of the main objective. The lens system is aligned along an optical axis and the reduction optical unit includes a first... Agent:

20150085358 - Optical imaging system: An optical imaging system generates an image of an object plane and includes a lens system which, in turn, includes a main objective and a reduction optical unit between the main objective and the object plane. The reduction optical unit includes a first composite element with a positive refractive power... Agent:

20150085360 - Confocal microscope: A confocal microscope includes an illumination optical system configured to uniformly illuminate at least part of a first confocal stop with a light beam from a light source, a first collection optical system configured to collect a light beam passing through the first confocal stop onto a specimen, a second... Agent:

20150085359 - Microscope super-resolution illumination source: An alternative illumination source for traditional optical microscopes is provided. This super-resolution illumination source permits to use a traditional optical microscope for the direct observation of objects smaller than 100 nanometers such as subcellular structures in microorganisms, carbon nanotubes and other nanosize objects, and even nanostructures fabricated on top of... Agent: L.j. Technology, LLC

20150085361 - Telescope comprising an active mirror and internal means for monitoring said active mirror: The general field provided is that of telescopes comprising an optical system and wavefront-analyzing placed in the focal plane of the optical system. The optical system comprises focusing optics and magnifying optics, the magnifying optics comprising a deformable mirror, the deformation of which is controllable. The telescope comprises monitoring the... Agent:

20150085362 - Optical film and method of preparing same: The present invention relates to an optical film and method of manufacturing the same. The optical film of the present invention includes an acrylic resin and a core-shell type graft copolymer wherein the core includes a conjugate diene rubber, and the shell includes an acrylic monomer, an aromatic vinyl monomer,... Agent:

20150085363 - Mems-based optical image stabilization: In one example, a camera is provided that includes: a plurality of MEMS electrostatic comb actuators, each actuator operable to exert a force on at least one lens; and an optical image stabilization (OIS) algorithm module operable to command the plurality of actuators to actuate the at least one lens... Agent:

20150085364 - Howllow-structure metal grating: A hollow-structure metal grating is provided. The hollow-structure metal grating includes a substrate, a number of connecting metal layers, and a number of hollow metal protrusions spaced and located on a surface of the substrate. A space is defined between each of the number of hollow metal protrusions and the... Agent: Tsinghua University

20150085365 - Low birefringent sensor substrate and methods thereof: A resonant waveguide article, including: a polymeric substrate having at least one integral grating region, wherein the article has a low birefringence property of for example, from about 5 to 270 nm/cm, as defined herein. Also disclosed is a microplate including the resonant waveguide article, and an integral well plate... Agent: Corning Incorporated

20150085366 - Optical filter and optical module provided with same: An optical filter includes first and second substrates, first and second mirrors, and first and second electrodes. The first substrate has a flat surface. The second substrate includes a first surface, a second surface and a third surface, the second surface surrounding the first surface in a plan view, the... Agent:

20150085367 - Tunable optical filter and method of manufacture thereof: A tunable optical filter is formed in the structure of an etalon. A thin electro-optic ceramic substrate is fixed between two end substrates. Each end substrate has an inner parallel surface toward said electro-optic ceramic substrate covered by an electrode layer and a reflecting layer. An adhesive which attaches the... Agent:

20150085368 - Optical article for directing and distributing light: An optical article for directing and distributing light including an optically transmissive light diffusing sheet and a reflective grid disposed in energy exchange relationship with the diffusing sheet. The reflective grid includes one or more parallel arrays of reflective surfaces configured to partially transmit and partially redirect a parallel beam... Agent:

20150085369 - Laminated body, imaging element package, imaging apparatus, and electronic apparatus: There is provided a laminated body, including a substrate and a structure layer which is provided on the substrate and has an anti-reflection function, in which the structure layer includes a plurality of structure bodies and an intermediate layer which is provided between the plurality of structure bodies and the... Agent: Sony Corporation

20150085370 - Beam-stacking element for diode-laser bar stack: Optical apparatus includes a diode-laser bar stack having N fast-axis stacked diode-laser bars cooperative with a parallel sided transparent stacking plate. The stacking plate receives N original beams from the N diode-laser bars and converts the N beams to 2N fast-axis stacked beams having one-half of a width the original... Agent: Coherent, Inc.

20150085371 - Compact and energy-efficient head-up display: The invention relates to a head-up display comprising a group of sub-screens (241, 242, . . . , 245), the positions and dimensions of which are defined according to the length of the optical path (D) and the maximum authorised range of movement (B1) in a plane that is perpendicular... Agent:

20150085372 - Display apparatus: A display apparatus includes: an eyeglass-type frame worn by a head of a viewer; and an image display apparatus attached to the frame, wherein the image display apparatus includes an image formation device, and an optical device on which light that exits from the image formation device is incident, through... Agent:

20150085373 - Zoom lens: A zoom lens includes a first lens unit including one of an SLM or a VFL, a second lens unit being optically coupled between the first lens unit and a focal plane and including one of an SLM or a VFL, and a control unit controlling focal lengths of the... Agent:

20150085374 - Variable power optical system and image pickup apparatus having the same: z

20150085375 - Variable magnification optical system for projection and projection-type display apparatus: A variable magnification optical system for projection consists of a negative lens group and a positive lens group in this order from a magnification side. A distance on an optical axis between the negative lens group and the positive lens group changes during magnification change, and an entire system substantially... Agent:

20150085376 - Endoscope optical system: where H(76) is a height at which a principal ray having an incidence angle of view of 76 degrees during normal observation passes through a surface on an image side of the first lens, nd01 is a refractive index of the first lens with respect to a line d, and... Agent:

20150085377 - Optical system, optical apparatus and method for manufacturing the optical system: e

20150085379 - Image capturing optical lens system: An image capturing optical lens system includes, in order from an object side to an image side, a first lens element, a second lens element, a third lens element, a fourth lens element, a fifth lens element, and a sixth lens element. The first lens element with positive refractive power... Agent:

20150085378 - Lens module: There is provided a lens module including: a first lens having refractive power and having a shape in which an image-side surface is concave; a second lens having refractive power; a third lens having positive refractive power; a fourth lens having positive refractive power; a fifth lens having negative refractive... Agent: Samsung Electro-mechanics Co., Ltd.

20150085381 - Imaging lens and imaging device provided with the same: An imaging lens substantially consists of five lenses consisting of, in order from the object side: a first lens having a positive refractive power and having a meniscus shape with the convex surface toward the object side; a second lens having a biconcave shape; a third lens having a negative... Agent:

20150085380 - Photographic lens system enabling reduction in tightness of manufacturing tolerance: A photographic lens system enabling reduction in tightness of manufacturing tolerance of lenses, which has five lenses: a first lens, a second lens, a third lens, a fourth lens and a fifth lens sequentially arranged along an optical axis from an object, wherein the first lens has strong positive refractivity,... Agent: Sekonix Co., Ltd.

20150085382 - Wide-angle photographic lens system enabling correction of distortion: A wide-angle photographic lens system enabling correction of distortion composed of four lenses, in which a first lens, an iris, a second lens, a third lens and a fourth lens sequentially arranged along an optical axis from an object, wherein the first lens has weak refractivity, the second lens has... Agent: Sekonix Co., Ltd.

20150085383 - Wide-angle photographic lens system enabling correction of distortion: A wide-angle photographic lens system enabling correction of distortion composed of three lenses, in which a first lens, an iris, a second lens and a third lens sequentially arranged along an optical axis from an object, wherein the first lens has weak refractivity, the second lens has strong positive refractivity,... Agent: Sekonix Co., Ltd.

20150085384 - Display apparatus: A display apparatus including a display unit including at least one pixel area and a non-pixel area, the non-pixel area dividing the at least one pixel area; and a metamaterial structure that controls a path of light emitted from the at least one pixel area.... Agent: Samsung Display Co., Ltd.

20150085385 - Imaging lens and imaging device provided with the same: An imaging lens substantially consists of five lenses consisting of, in order from the object side: a first lens having a positive refractive power and having a meniscus shape with a convex surface toward the object side; a second lens having a biconcave shape; a third lens having a positive... Agent:

20150085386 - Imaging lens and imaging device provided with the same: An imaging lens substantially consists of five lenses consisting of, in order from the object side: a first lens having a positive refractive power and having a meniscus shape with the convex surface toward the object side; a second lens having a biconcave shape; a third lens having a positive... Agent:

20150085387 - Photographing lens, optical apparatus and method for manufacturing the photographing lens: Provided is a photographing lens (ML) including a first lens group (G1) having positive refractive power, a second lens group (G2) having negative refractive power, and a third lens group (G3) having positive refractive power, the photographing lens being configured such that the second lens group (G2) moves along the... Agent: Nikon Corporation

20150085388 - Optical module and manufacturing method thereof: An optical module and a manufacturing method thereof are provided which can improve positioning accuracy between parts. A barrel and a lens holder are prepared, the lens holder is fitted into a cylindrical portion from a collar portion side of the barrel, and the barrel and the lens holder are... Agent: Mitsubishi Electric Corporation

20150085389 - Method for structuring a non-metal omnidirectional multilayer mirror: A method for structuring an omnidirectional non-metal mirror for any predetermined wavelength or range of wavelengths. The mirror having at least two layers of different non-metal materials, with an elementary matrix associated to each layer, including physical parameters of the layer and parameters of the light passing through the layer.... Agent:

20150085390 - Incident and reflective mirror array focusing by kinematic function control: An array of Fresnel reflectors is presented with an adjustable focus. The focus of the array is controlled by only a few mechanical parts and simple inputs. One preferred embodiment of this device is to collect sunlight and focus it onto a photovoltaic (PV) cell or a boiler, for the... Agent:

20150085391 - Bottom mount buttons for a rearview assembly: A rearview device having a housing defining at least one button opening. A travel guide defines a button engagement interface. The button engagement interface defines a first aperture and a second aperture. A circuit board is in abutting contact with the travel guide. A switch is disposed between the first... Agent:

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