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Optical: systems and elements

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09/25/2014 > 53 patent applications in 46 patent subcategories.

20140285862 - Holographic 3d image display apparatus and illumination unit for the same: An illumination unit is provided including a coherent light source; a projection optical element which focuses a light beam emitted from the coherent light source onto a focal plane; and a holographic optical element interposed between the coherent light source and the projection optical element, and having an interference pattern... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20140285863 - Method and apparatus for holographic recording: Provided is a holographic recording method in which an interference fringe between a reference beam and a signal beam, modulated according to information regarding a plurality of hologram pixels, is recorded on a holographic recording medium, the holographic recording method including multiplexing-recording the interference fringe of the plurality of hologram... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20140285864 - Optical scanner manufacturing method, optical scanner, image display device, and head-mounted display: An optical scanner manufacturing method includes overlapping a first substrate including a base portion region that becomes a base portion, a shaft portion region that becomes a shaft portion, and a support portion region that becomes a support portion, and a second substrate in which a frame-like concave portion, a... Agent: Seiko Epson Corporation

20140285866 - Electrochromic devices and methods for forming such devices: Embodiments of the invention generally provide electrochromic devices and materials and processes for forming such electrochromic devices and materials. In one embodiment, an electrochromic device contains a lower transparent conductor layer disposed on a substrate, wherein an upper surface of the lower transparent conductor layer has a surface roughness of... Agent:

20140285865 - Variable reflectance mirror reflective element for exterior mirror assembly: A variable reflectance mirror reflective element for a vehicular exterior rearview mirror assembly includes a front substrate and a rear substrate, with an electrochromic medium disposed therebetween. A mirror reflector is disposed at a third surface of the rear substrate and includes a stack of thin films and has a... Agent: Donnelly Corporation

20140285867 - Wavelength selective switch employing a lcos device and having reduced crosstalk: An optical device in which crosstalk due to scattering is reduced includes an optical port array having at least one optical input for receiving an optical beam and at least one optical output. The input and outputs extend along a common axis. A dispersion element receives the optical beam from... Agent: Nistica, Inc.

20140285868 - Colored composition and image display structure:

20140285870 - Electrowetting display device: An electrowetting display device includes a first base substrate, a plurality of first electrodes disposed on the first base substrate and positioned to respectively correspond to positions of a plurality of pixels, a partition wall disposed on the first base substrate to partition the pixels, a second electrode disposed on... Agent:

20140285869 - Electrowetting display device with light diffuser: An electrowetting display device includes at least one picture element having a first support plate, a second support plate and a space between the first support plate and the second support plate. The first support plate includes a reflector for reflecting light and the second support plate includes a light... Agent:

20140285871 - Hidden hinge mems with temporary gimbal anchor: Micro-electro-mechanical system (MEMS) mirror devices and manufacturing methods thereof. The device comprising a hinge layer having orthogonal tilt and roll hinges connecting inner and outer platforms such that the inner platform has bi-directional rotation. An electrode layer connected beneath the hinge layer controls rotation of the platforms. A mirror layer... Agent:

20140285872 - Laser light source apparatus: The fundamental wave light emitted from a semiconductor laser is converted in wavelength by a wavelength conversion element and emitted therefrom. A lightning circuit lights the semiconductor laser, and a temperature control unit 21b controls the amount of electric power supply to a heater so that the temperature of the... Agent: Ushio Denki Kabushiki Kaisha

20140285873 - Laser illumination systems and methods for dual-excitation wavelength non-linear optical microscopy and micro-spectroscopy systems: An illumination system is disclosed for providing dual-excitation wavelength illumination for non-linear optical microscopy and micro-spectroscopy. The illumination system includes a laser system, an optical splitting means, a frequency shifting system, and a picosecond amplifier system. The laser system includes a laser for providing a first train of pulses at... Agent:

20140285874 - Method for controlling signal gain of a raman amplifier: A Raman amplifier comprising a gain control unit adapted to control a pump power of an optical pump signal in response to at least one monitored optical feedback signal reflected back from a transmission line fiber connected to said pumped Raman amplifier.... Agent:

20140285876 - Optical amplifier and optical amplifying method: There is provided an optical amplifier including a diffusing unit configured to be driven by a first current density and to increase a beam diameter of an incident laser beam that passes through a first waveguide that guides the laser beam, and an amplifying unit configured to be driven by... Agent: Sony Corporation

20140285875 - Remote pumped dual core optical fiber system for use in subterranean wells: A downhole optical system can include an optical fiber disposed in a subterranean well, and an optical fiber amplifier which amplifies optical power in a core of the optical fiber in the well, the amplifier being optically pumped with optical power in another core of the optical fiber in the... Agent: Halliburton Energy Services, Inc.

20140285877 - Calibratable beam shaping system and method: A beam shaping system including: a first and second optical modules that are accommodated in a spaced-apart relationship in an optical path of light through the system to sequentially apply beam shaping to light incident thereon. The beam shaping system includes first and second alignment modules respectively carrying the first... Agent: Applied Materials Israel, Ltd.

20140285878 - Polarization conversion systems with polarization gratings and related fabrication methods: A polarization conversion system includes a lens element, a polarization grating comprising a diffractive element having a spatially-varying local optical axis, and a retarder element. The polarization grating is arranged to receive light that is output from the lens element, and the retarder element arranged to receive polarized light of... Agent: North Carolina State Universtiy

20140285879 - Pane construction: The present invention refers to a pane construction, particularly to be used in a motor vehicle, comprising transparent panes, layers and/or foils made of glass, ceramic, plastic or organic material, which are connected in a layered manner in a laminate, wherein the pane construction has transparent infrared (=IR) filtering layer... Agent: Isoclima S.p.a.

20140285880 - High correctability deformable mirror: A telescope, mirror assembly and method of forming an aspheric mirror is disclosed. The telescope includes the mirror assembly which has a substantially spherical surface contour in a relaxed state. A plurality of actuators distributed substantially along an outer edge of the mirror is configured to apply a load to... Agent:

20140285881 - Super-resolution microscope: A super-resolution microscope comprises: an illumination optical system that condenses a first illumination light beam for exciting the molecule from a stable state to a first quantum state and a second illumination light beam for further transitioning the molecule onto a sample in a manner that the first and the... Agent: Olympus Corporation

20140285882 - Telescopic sight: A telescopic sight has an objective lens system, an eyepiece lens system and an inversion system disposed in the optical path between the objective lens system and the eye piece lens system and pivotably supported by means of a height adjustment device, a lateral adjustment device, a reticle, and a... Agent: Schmidt & Bender Gmbh & Co. Kg

20140285883 - Variable power optical system: Liquid lens cells are used in a compound variable power optical system that forms an intermediate image between the object and the final image. A first variable power optical component is located between the object and an intermediate real image. The first variable power optical component varies power to change... Agent: Blackeye Optics, LLC.

20140285885 - Lens designs for integral imaging 3d displays: Integral imaging 3D films for use with a display panel. The films include a flexible transmissive substrate having a first surface on a viewer side and a second surface for placement on the display panel. Convex lenses are located on the first surface. The second surface is planar for a... Agent: 3m Innovative Properties Company

20140285884 - Slant lens interlacing with linearly arranged sets of lenses: An optical product that includes a transparent lens sheet, which has a first side with a plurality of side-by-side sets of linearly arranged lenses. Each of the sets of lenses is at a slant angle in the range of 10 to 46 degrees from a vertical or a horizontal axis... Agent: Lumenco, LLC

20140285886 - Stereoscopic viewer: Embodiments of a stereoscopic viewer including first and second eyepieces spaced apart from each other at a distances substantially corresponding to the distance between human eyes. Each eyepiece includes a first window that is planar, optically transparent, and has a first thickness and a first refractive index, a second window... Agent:

20140285887 - Method of producing polarizing plate: A method of producing a polarizing plate according to an embodiment of the present invention includes: stretching and dyeing a laminate including a resin substrate and a polyvinyl alcohol-based resin layer formed on one side of the resin substrate to produce a polarizing film on the resin substrate; laminating a... Agent: Nitto Denko Corporation

20140285888 - Retardation film, and circularly polarizing plate and image display device each using the same: m

20140285889 - Optically active materials and articles and systems in which they may be used: The inventors of the present application developed novel optically active materials, methods, and articles. One embodiment of the present application is an optically active article, comprising: an infrared-reflecting material positioned adjacent to an optically active substrate such that the infrared-reflecting material forms a pattern that can be read by an... Agent: 3m Innovative Properties Company

20140285890 - Retroflective sheeting: The present application relates generally to retroreflective sheeting and the tools and methods used to make retroreflective sheeting. Microreplication tools and sheeting include controlled surface structure or haze. The surface structure or haze can be introduced, for example, by chemical etching of the tool surface and/or electroplating.... Agent:

20140285891 - Method for producing a refractive or diffractive optical device: A method producing a refractive or diffractive optical device, including: production, in a first layer, of at least one inclined general profile approximated by a staircase profile including plural stairsteps; production of the profile including: forming buffer patterns on the first layer and at least one sequence including: forming masking... Agent: Commissariat A L'energie Atomique Et Aux Ene Alt

20140285892 - Optical security component having a reflective effect, manufacture of said component, and secured document provided with such a component: a continuous metallic layer (102) forming, with said layer of dielectric material, a metal-dielectric interface, having a sufficient thickness (t) to allow the reflection of the incident light on said interface in the observation spectral band with a maximum residual transmission as a function of the wavelength of 2%, and... Agent:

20140285893 - Broadband optics for manipulating light beams and images: The objective of the present invention is providing optical systems for controlling with propagation of light beams in lateral and angular space, and through optical apertures. Said light beams include laser beams as well as beams with wide spectrum of wavelengths and large divergence angles. Said optical systems are based... Agent: U.s. Government As Represented By The Secretary Of The Army

20140285894 - Phase grating with three-dimensional configuration: A phase grating includes a substrate and a first dielectric layer. The first dielectric layer is disposed on the substrate and includes a column and a plurality of rings. The top sides of the column and the top sides of the rings align with one another to form a flat... Agent:

20140285895 - Optical filter device, optical module and electronic apparatus: An optical filter device includes a wavelength variable interference filter provided with a movable substrate on which respective electrode pads are provided; a base substrate on which the wavelength variable interference filter is mounted, facing the movable substrate; and a fixing member that is disposed between the movable substrate and... Agent: Seiko Epson Corporation

20140285896 - Optical reflective film and optical reflector using the same: Provided are an optical reflective film which is a system that permits the employment of a water-based coating method in view of environmental conservation and which, even in a case where the optical reflective film is produced by simultaneous multilayer coating with high production efficiency, exhibits excellent light reflecting properties... Agent:

20140285897 - Metal oxide composite sol, coating composition, and optical member: There is provided a sol of modified metal oxide composite colloidal particles including titanium oxide having a high refractive index and excellent light resistance and weather resistance that discoloration of the colloidal particles by photoexcitation is almost completely inhibited. A titanium oxide-tin oxide-zirconium oxide-tungsten oxide composite colloidal particle having a... Agent: Nissan Chemical Industries, Ltd.

20140285898 - Display for incorporating in a pair of eyeglasses: The invention relates to a display comprising an optical imager (5) for shaping light beams emitted by a light beam generator system (4), said beams being introduced into said imager via an inlet face, and for directing the beams towards the eye (O) of a wearer in order to enable... Agent:

20140285899 - Projection apparatus using telecentric optics: The present invention provides a projection system (10), preferably for a head-up display e.g. on board a vehicle, comprising a laser source (1), a diffuser (3) and telecentric optics (2) disposed between the laser and the diffuser so that the telecentric optics outputs parallel rays to the diffuser, the diffused... Agent:

20140285900 - Laser head assembly for laser processing system: The present invention relates to a head assembly for a laser processing system, preferably a fiber laser processing system. An assembly system allows a secure and a slidingly focusing displacement of a focusing lens assembly relative to a beam path in a laser processing system. The assembly system provides easy... Agent: Ipg Photonics Corporation

20140285901 - Zoom lens and imaging apparatus: A zoom lens includes, in order from the object side, a negative first lens group, a positive second lens group and a positive third lens group, wherein, during magnification change from the wide-angle end to the telephoto end, at least the first and second lens groups are moved such that... Agent:

20140285902 - Zoom lens: A zoom lens includes a first lens group, a second lens group and a third lens group, all of which are arranged in sequence from an object side to an image side along an optical axis. The first lens group is with negative refractive power and includes a first lens,... Agent: Sintai Optical (shenzhen) Co., Ltd.

20140285903 - Imaging zoom lens and imaging apparatus including the same: The imaging lens substantially consists of a front group having positive refractive power, an aperture stop, and a rear group having positive refractive power in this order from the object side. The front group includes two positive meniscus lenses with convex surfaces toward the object side, and one negative meniscus... Agent: Fujifilm Corporation

20140285904 - Lens barrel and imaging device equipped with same: There is provided a lens barrel with a high degree of design latitude, with which an index display portion can be driven regardless of the amount of drive of the lens. This lens barrel comprises a first driver first driver that moves a lens frame in a rectilinear direction, a... Agent: Panasonic Corporation

20140285905 - Miniaturized optical zoom lens system: The present application provides a micromechanical (MEMS) based zoom lens system, for use in miniature device applications, such as miniature electronic imaging devices. The MEMS-based zoom lens system comprises at least four optical elements, or two Alvarez or Lohmann lenses, that are configured for passage of optical signals therethrough along... Agent:

20140285906 - Optical image capturing lenses: An optical image capturing lenses includes, in order from an object side to an image side, a first lens element with refractive power, a second lens element with negative refractive power, a third lens element with refractive power, a fourth lens element with positive refractive power, a fifth lens element... Agent:

20140285907 - Imaging lens assembly: An imaging lens assembly 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 and a fifth lens element. The imaging lens assembly has five non-cemented lens elements with refractive power and further... Agent: Largan Precision Co., Ltd.

20140285908 - Image capturing system: An image capturing system includes, in order from an object side to an image side, a first lens element, a second lens element, a third lens element and a fourth lens element. The first lens element with positive refractive power has a convex object-side surface at a paraxial region. The... Agent: Largan Precision Co., Ltd.

20140285909 - Imaging lens: An image lens is disclosed. The image lens includes, arranged in succession from the object side to the image side, an aperture stop S1, a first lens L1 having two convex surfaces and having a positive refractive power, a second lens L2 having a meniscus shape convex toward the object... Agent: Aac Technologies Pte. Ltd.,

20140285910 - Imaging lens: An imaging lens includes plastic-made first, second, third, and fourth lens elements arranged in the given order from an object side to an imaging side. The first lens element has a positive focusing power and is biconvex. The second lens element has a negative focusing power, is biconcave, and has... Agent:

20140285911 - Lens assembly apparatus and method: An optical apparatus includes a housing, a deformable lens, and a lens shaper. The lens shaper defines the shape of the deformable lens. A first mechanism is positioned within the housing to adjust an optical property of the deformable lens. A second mechanism is positioned within the housing to adjust... Agent:

20140285912 - Approaches to control color mura in optical films: A brightness enhancement film includes a plurality of linear prisms disposed on a birefringent substrate. A light ray that enters the film from the substrate side and exits the film from the linear prisms side undergoes substantially a same phase retardation for mutually orthogonal polarization states while travelling within the... Agent:

20140285913 - Moveable mirror assembly for electronic device case: A moveable mirror assembly can be used in connection with a case for a portable electronic device. The assembly can include a mirror housing and a mirror positioned within the mirror housing to redirect light to a portable electronic device within the case. The assembly can also include a rotational... Agent: Rhp Multimedia Corp.

20140285914 - Method for manufacturing display device and display device: According to one embodiment, a method for manufacturing a display device is disclosed. The method can include bonding a display body to a filter body, irradiating light and separating. The display body includes a first support unit and a display unit. The first support unit includes a first substrate, a... Agent: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba

  
09/18/2014 > 125 patent applications in 91 patent subcategories.

20140268261 - Display member, transfer foil, and article with display member: A display member according to this invention includes a plurality of pixels. At least one of the plurality of pixels includes a relief structure formation layer including a first region configured to display a predetermined color on a condition, and a second region different from the first region, a first... Agent: Toppan Printing Co., Ltd.

20140268262 - Non-mechanical digital/holographic wide angle control of one or more lasers beams.: An apparatus including a laser generating a plane wave beam, a first beam splitter splitting the plane wave beam into a first reference laser beam and at least one ideal input beam, at least one second beam splitter, and an angle-magnifying optical element. The at least one second beam splitter... Agent:

20140268263 - Multi-channel simultaneous photostimulation: A photomanipulation device is described that includes multiple spatial light modulators (SLMs). By having more than one SLM, this device can simultaneously photomanipulate different areas with different wavelengths and/or it can rapidly switch between different areas with speeds faster than a single device is capable of. This device is particularly... Agent: Intelligent Imaging Innovations, Inc.

20140268264 - Spatial light modulator, holographic three-dimensional image display including the same, and method for modulating spatial light: A spatial light modulator, a holographic image display including the same, and a method for spatially modulating light. The spatial light modulator modulates a phase of light that is incident on a plurality of pixels and includes a variable refractive index layer that has a refractive index which is variable... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20140268265 - Optical module for laser beam shaking: Apparatus for uniformizing light amount distribution by shaking line beams along a longitudinal axis direction is provided. The apparatus includes a mirror mount, a mirror, an actuator, and a deformation member. The mirror fixed to the mirror mount and includes a reflective surface. The actuator is disposed at a distance... Agent: Samsung Display Co., Ltd.

20140268266 - Optical scanner, image display apparatus, and head mounted display: An optical scanner includes a movable section, a frame body section, a first shaft section configured to connect the movable section and the frame body section, a fixed section, a second shaft section configured to connect the frame body section and the fixed section, a first distortion detecting element and... Agent: Seiko Epson Corporation

20140268267 - Optical scanner, actuator, image display device, and head-mounted display: An optical scanner includes: a movable portion that is provided with a light reflection portion and is swingable around a first axis; a frame body portion that is swingable around a second axis; a first shaft portion that connects the movable portion and the frame body portion; a fixed portion;... Agent: Seiko Epson Corporation

20140268268 - Electrostatically steerable actuator: An electrostatically steerable actuator includes a gimbaled platform. A central portion of a rear side of the platform extends outward from the platform. A diameter of the central portion is substantially smaller than a corresponding diameter of the platform. An array of electrodes faces the rear side of the platform... Agent: Rit Technologies Ltd.

20140268269 - Method of forming a grid defining a first relative reference frame: A method of projecting into space, from a first object, a plurality of modulated lines to form a grid defining a first relative reference frame, the method includes projecting polarized light having a first orientation to form a horizontal grid line projecting from the first object and projecting polarized light... Agent: Ge Aviation Systems LLC

20140268270 - Optical scanner, actuator, image display device, and head-mounted display: An optical scanner includes: a movable member having a light reflection portion and being configured to swing around a first axis; a frame body configured to swing around a second axis intersecting the first axis; a first shaft connecting the movable member and the frame body; a fixing member; a... Agent: Seiko Epson Corporation

20140268271 - Optical deflector including meander-type piezoelectric actuators coupled by crossing bars therebetween: In an optical deflector including a mirror, a fixed frame surrounding the mirror, and first and second piezoelectric actuators of a meander-type provided opposite to each other with respect to the mirror, for rocking the mirror around an axis on a plane of the fixed frame, the first piezoelectric actuator... Agent: Stanley Electric Co., Ltd.

20140268274 - Display apparatus incorporating an elevated aperture layer and methods of manufacturing the same: This disclosure provides systems, methods and apparatus for displaying images. Some such apparatus include an array of display elements coupled to a substrate and an elevated aperture layer (EAL) suspended over the array of display elements. The EAL is coupled to the substrate, and includes, for each of the display... Agent: Pixtronix, Inc.

20140268275 - Display apparatus incorporating an interconnect-supporting elevated aperture layer: This disclosure provides systems, methods and apparatus for displaying images. Some such apparatus include a transparent substrate, a display element formed on the substrate, a light blocking elevated aperture layer (EAL) supported over the substrate by an anchor formed on the substrate, and an electrical interconnect disposed on the EAL... Agent: Pixtronix, Inc.

20140268273 - Integrated elevated aperture layer and display apparatus: This disclosure provides systems, methods and apparatus for displaying images. One such apparatus includes a substrate, an elevated aperture layer (EAL) defining a plurality of apertures formed therethrough, a plurality of anchors for supporting the EAL over the substrate and a plurality of display elements positioned between the substrate and... Agent: Pixtronix, Inc.

20140268272 - Mems shutter assemblies for high-resolution displays: This disclosure provides systems, methods and apparatus for providing compact shutter assemblies. Shutter assemblies can be formed in a more compact fashion, allowing for higher pixel-per-inch displays, by incorporating shutters that during actuation pass over or under portions of the actuators that control those shutters.... Agent: Pixtronix, Inc.

20140268276 - Detachable hybrid display comprising organic photoconductor-based electronic cover: A method and apparatus for displaying a reflective image in response to light emitted from an emissive display is disclosed. An apparatus includes an emissive display, a processor in communication with the emissive display, and an electronic cover proximate to the emissive display. The electronic cover includes a passive display... Agent: Xerox Corporation

20140268277 - Image correction using reconfigurable phase mask: A display device includes a waveguide, a reconfigurable phase mask, and a controller. The controller dynamically reconfigures the reconfigurable phase mask so as to modulate display light in accordance with a detected position of an eye and/or a parameter for a shape of the waveguide. The waveguide transmits the modulated... Agent:

20140268278 - Optical polarimeter: A polarimeter is proposed that utilizes additional Stokes parameter measurements to determine both an average Stokes vector, as well as any rotation of the state of polarization around the Stokes vector. The optical polarimeter is configured to measure the state of polarization (SOP) under multiple, different conditions that yield both... Agent: Ofs Fitel, LLC

20140268280 - Color and pattern identifying and highlighting lenses: An optical film having electrochromatic characteristics that block selected wavelengths of the electromagnetic spectrum when activated by an electric signal configured to operate with a controller that activates the electromagnetic characteristics of the film.... Agent:

20140268279 - Fill port plugs for electrochromic devices: An electrochromic device including: a first substantially transparent substrate having an electrically conductive material associated therewith; a second substrate having an electrically conductive material associated therewith; an electrochromic medium contained within a chamber positioned between the first and second substrates which includes: at least one solvent; at least one anodic... Agent: Gentex Corporation

20140268282 - Dimmable mirror assembly and method thereof: A manual dimmable mirror assembly includes a mirror element having a first substantially transparent substrate and a second substantially transparent substrate. The first and second substantially transparent substrates are substantially parallel and define a cavity that contains an electro-optic medium. The mirror assembly also includes an input device and a... Agent: Gentex Corporation

20140268281 - Electro-optic mirror system and method thereof: A system is configured to reduce glare form a trailing vehicle. The system may include a forward facing light sensor, partially enclosed in an interior mirror housing. This forward facing light sensor is configured to detect ambient light, such that the system can determine a day time condition or a... Agent: Gentex Corporation

20140268283 - Variable-emittance electrochromic devices and methods of preparing the same: Variable-emittance, electrochromic devices utilizing IR-active conducting polymers and methods of preparing the same are disclosed.... Agent: Ashwin-ushas Corporation, Inc.

20140268284 - Electrochromic display element and display device: Disclosed is an electrochromic display element, including a display substrate, an opposed substrate that is opposed to the display substrate, an opposed electrode being formed at a display-substrate-opposed side of the opposed substrate, a first display electrode and a first electrochromic layer being laminated at an opposed-substrate-opposed side of the... Agent: Ricoh Company, Ltd.

20140268287 - Controlling transitions in optically switchable devices: This disclosure provides systems, methods, and apparatus for controlling transitions in an optically switchable device. In one aspect, a controller for a tintable window may include a processor, an input for receiving output signals from sensors, and instructions for causing the processor to determine a level of tint of the... Agent: View, Inc.

20140268288 - Electro-optic window assembly: An electro-optic window assembly is provided that includes a first substantially transparent substrate comprising: a first surface, a second surface, and a first peripheral edge; and a second substantially transparent substrate comprising: a third surface, a fourth surface, and a second peripheral edge. The first and second substrates define a... Agent: Gentex Corporation

20140268286 - Electrochromic lithium nickel group 6 mixed metal oxides: Multi-layer electrochromic structures comprising an anodic electrochromic layer comprising a lithium nickel oxide composition on a first substrate, the anodic electrochromic layer comprising lithium, nickel and a Group 6 metal selected from molybdenum, tungsten and a combination thereof, wherein (i) the atomic ratio of lithium to the combined amount of... Agent: Kinestral Technologies, Inc.

20140268285 - Transmittance control method of electrochromic component: A transmittance control method of electrochromic element, mainly comprising the following step: firstly, a total current flux input required is obtained by adding current value of each second together by the relationship between different current value and different rate of change of the electrochromic element obtained in terms of the... Agent: Tintable Smart Material Co., Ltd.

20140268289 - Variable transmission electrochromic window and associated aircraft window system: A variable transmission electrochromic window including: first and second substantially transparent substrates having electrically conductive materials associated therewith; an electrochromic medium contained within a chamber positioned between the first and second substrates which includes at least one solvent, at least one anodic electroactive material, at least one cathodic electroactive material,... Agent: Gentex Corporation

20140268290 - System and method for increasing coherence length in lidar systems: Various implementations of the invention compensate for “phase wandering” in tunable laser sources. Phase wandering may negatively impact a performance of a lidar system that employ such laser sources, typically by reducing a coherence length/range of the lidar system, an effective bandwidth of the lidar system, a sensitivity of the... Agent: Digital Signal Corporation

20140268291 - Thermochromic glazings: A thermochromic window system includes at least one substrate and a thermochromic layer applied onto the at least one substrate. The thermochromic layer includes at least two thermochromic films and at least one non-thermochromic colored film positioned between the thermochromic films. The at least one substrate can be selected from... Agent: Ppg Industries Ohio, Inc.

20140268299 - Colored composition and image display structure: A colored composition includes a pyrazolone methine dye having a solubility in n-hexane of 1% by mass or higher at 25° C. and 0.1 MPa and represented by the following Formula (1), and a non-polar solvent at a content of 70% by mass or higher with respect to a total... Agent: Fujifilm Corporation

20140268293 - Display apparatus with narrow gap electrostatic actuators: This disclosure provides systems, methods and apparatus for incorporating tip-gap adjustment features (TGAF) in actuators of shutter assemblies. The TGAF are incorporated into a drive beam of the actuator during the formation of the shutter assembly over a mold. The TGAF are configured such that they develop a mechanical stress... Agent: Pixtronix, Inc.

20140268298 - Electrowetting display device: An electrowetting display device with first and second support plates and a seal arranged to bond the first and second support plates together. The second support plate is arranged to at least partly constrain outward movement of the seal.... Agent: Liquavista B.v.

20140268297 - Flexible liquid crystal display and flexible fluid display: A flexible liquid crystal display and a flexible fluid display are provided. The flexible liquid crystal display includes a first module, a second module, at least two supporting structures and a liquid crystal layer. The second module is disposed correspondingly to the first module. The supporting structures are separately disposed... Agent: Wistron Corporation

20140268295 - Hermetically sealed mems device and its fabrication: A hermetic package comprising a substrate (110) having a surface with a MEMS structure (101) of a first height (102), the substrate hermetically sealed to a cap (120) forming a cavity over the MEMS structure; the cap attached to the substrate surface by a vertical stack (130) of metal layers... Agent:

20140268296 - Insulated glazing unit and controller providing energy savings and privacy: An insulated glazing unit includes a spacer defining a framed area, first and second glazing panes attached to the spacer, a pane conductive layer on an inner surface of the first glazing pane, and a dielectric layer disposed on the pane conductive layer. A shade for use with the insulated... Agent: New Visual Media Group, L.L.C.

20140268294 - Mems shutter assemblies for high-resolution displays: This disclosure provides systems, methods and apparatus for generating images using dual-shutter shutter assemblies. Such shutter assemblies include two shutters that move over a common aperture to selectively obstruct the passage of light there through. In the closed position, portions of one of the shutters overlaps a portion of the... Agent: Pixtronix, Inc.

20140268292 - Multi-state shutter assemblies having segmented drive electrode sets: This disclosure provides systems, methods and apparatus incorporating display elements having light modulators that can operate in more than two states. In some implementations, the light modulator assembly includes an electrostatic actuator that includes a load electrode coupled to a shutter and a drive electrode set positioned proximate to the... Agent: Pixtronix, Inc.

20140268300 - Packages of mems: The present invention provides a flip-chip package for MEMS device without time consuming wire-bonding. Bonding a silicon chip to a printed circuit board can be achieved by restricting the heat deformation of printed circuit board with adhered glass substrate which has similar heat expansion coefficient as silicon.... Agent:

20140268302 - Electrooptical device, electronic device, and control method for electrooptical device: Provided is an electrooptical device, an electronic device, a control method for an electrooptical device, and the like that can easily realize various characteristics that are difficult to realize with related art. An electrooptical device uses electrophoretic particles migrating in a dispersion medium for image display. The electrooptical device includes... Agent: Seiko Epson Corporation

20140268301 - Low-emissivity panels including magnetic layers: Disclosed herein are systems, methods, and apparatus for forming low emissivity panels that may include a first substrate. The first substrate may have a first side and a second side. The low emissivity panels may also include a magnetic fluid layer deposited over the first side of the first substrate... Agent: Intermolecular Inc.

20140268303 - Method and apparatus for electronically displaying information: Embodiments of the present invention relate to a mass resolving aperture that may be used in an ion implantation system. Embodiments of the present invention relate to a mass resolving aperture that is segmented, adjustable, and/or presents a curved surface to the oncoming ion species that will strike the aperture.... Agent:

20140268304 - Method and apparatus for electronically displaying information: Embodiments of the present invention relate to a mass resolving aperture that may be used in an ion implantation system. Embodiments of the present invention relate to a mass resolving aperture that is segmented, adjustable, and/or presents a curved surface to the oncoming ion species that will strike the aperture.... Agent:

20140268305 - Wavelength selective switch: A wavelength selective switch includes: a port array that includes an input port for inputting a signal light and an output port for outputting the signal light which are arranged in a first direction; a dispersive element that disperses the signal light in a second direction; a condensing element that... Agent: Sumitomo Electric Industries, Ltd.

20140268307 - Apparatus for facilitating micro-rotational calibration for an nlo crystal enabled laser system: The invention pertains to an apparatus and a method for tuning and then locking a nonlinear crystal to the angle at which phase-matching occurs. It is particularly advantageous to conduct tuning automatically and in the field.... Agent:

20140268306 - Distributed thermal system for nonlinear optical frequency conversion: A laser frequency converter includes a first substrate material forming a first planar surface that includes a first nonlinear material situated along a portion of the first planar surface of the first substrate material to perform a frequency conversion of a laser signal. The frequency converter includes a second substrate... Agent: Northrop Grumman Systems Corporation

20140268308 - Tilt control through optical pump power adjustment: The adjustment of tilt in an optical signal path of a repeater. The repeater includes an optical pump that optically powers a rare-Earth doped fiber amplifier, which amplifies the optical signal. The optical signal path also includes Raman gain stage implemented in a previous optical fiber span in the optical... Agent:

20140268310 - Spun non-circular and non-elliptical core optical fibers and apparatuses utilizing the same: Optical fibers are provided for modal discrimination which include a central core and a cladding disposed about the central core. The central core has a non-circular and non-elliptical cross-section, and it is rotated about a central axis of the optical fiber along the length of the optical fiber at a... Agent: Nlight Photonics Corporation

20140268309 - Suppression of amplified spontaneous emission (ase) within laser planar waveguide devices: Described herein are devices and techniques for suppressing parasitic modes in planar waveguide amplifier structures. One or more of the side and end facets of a planar waveguide amplifier are angled with respect to a fast axis defined in a transverse plane perpendicular to a core region. A relationship between... Agent:

20140268311 - High-power double-cladding-pumped (dc) erbium-doped fiber amplifier (edfa): A high-powered double cladding (DC) pumped Ytterbium-free L-band Erbium doped fiber amplifier (EDFA) for dense-wavelength-division multiplexing (DWDM) is disclosed. The DC pumped Ytterbium-free L-band EDFA comprises a length of DC Erbium-doped fiber (EDF) that has a low-index, large-diameter core. For some embodiments, the DC-EDF also comprises a trench that is... Agent: Ofs Fitel, LLC

20140268312 - Hybrid optical source with semiconductor reflector: A hybrid optical source that provides an optical signal having a wavelength is described. This hybrid optical source includes an edge-coupled optical amplifier (such as a III-V semiconductor optical amplifier) aligned to a semiconductor reflector (such as an etched silicon mirror). The semiconductor reflector efficiently couples (i.e., with low optical... Agent: Oracle International Corporation

20140268313 - High power pulsed light generation device: A high power pulsed light generation device includes: a master clock generator that generates a master signal; an optical oscillator that generates a pulsed light synchronized with the master clock signal; an optical amplifier that amplifies the pulsed light emitted from the optical oscillator to output a high power pulsed... Agent: Fujikura Ltd.

20140268314 - Three-beam coherent beam combining system: Apparatus 110 and methods for the coherent beam combining of three beams 101, 102, 103 from laser sources. In one embodiment, a two-beam coherent combiner 27 comprises two laser sources 1, 2, a repeated pattern optical element 22 that functions as a two port diffractive beam combining element, and a... Agent:

20140268315 - Glass selection for infrared lens design: The invention relates to process for manufacturing infrared optical lenses that will transmit in multiple infrared bands, for example, lenses with multiple optical elements such as doublet and triplet lenses (i.e., achromatic, apochromatic, and superachromatic optical elements). The lens materials are selected on the basis of dispersion ratios and/or minimum... Agent: Schott Corporation

20140268316 - Systems, methods, and apparatus for production coatings of low-emissivity glass including a ternary alloy: Disclosed herein are systems, methods, and apparatus for forming low emissivity panels that may include a substrate and a reflective layer formed over the substrate. The low emissivity panels may further include a top dielectric layer formed over the reflective layer such that the reflective layer is formed between the... Agent: Intermolecular Inc.

20140268317 - High solar gain low-e panel and method for forming the same: Embodiments provided herein describe low-e panels and methods for forming low-e panels. A transparent substrate is provided. A reflective layer is formed above the transparent substrate. An over-coating layer is formed above the reflective layer. The over-coating layer includes first, second, and third sub-layers. The second sub-layer is between the... Agent: Intermolecular Inc.

20140268318 - Arrayed dual axis confocal microscopes: Various aspects as described herein are directed to apparatuses, methods, and systems including a sandwiched arrangement having a light-access port, a scanning mirror, an optics region, and a spacer. The spacer provides a light-directing optical region that separates the scanning mirror and the optics region, and includes a mirrored surface... Agent: The Board Of Trustees Of The Stanford Junior University

20140268319 - Compact lens system and array: A compact lens system for imaging a sample comprising a substrate having a well formed therein. Index matching material is disposed in the well and a lens member is further disposed in the well in optical contact with the index matching material disposed in the well. A spacer member extends... Agent: The Regents Of The University Of Michigan

20140268320 - Image processing apparatus, microscope system, image processing method, and computer-readable recording medium: An image processing apparatus includes an image input unit configured to input a plurality of images acquired by imaging a specimen stained with non-fluorescent dye at a plurality of wavelength bands that are different from one another and a characteristic amount calculation unit configured to calculate a characteristic amount representing... Agent: Olympus Corporation

20140268321 - Device for imaging electron microscope environmental sample supports in a microfluidic or electrochemical chamber with an optical microscope: A sample holder for optical microscopy that incorporates sample holders typically used in electron microscopy to maximize the correlation between optical and electron microscopy images and data.... Agent: Protochips, Inc.

20140268322 - Long-range optical device: A long-range optical device with at least one replaceable electrical energy storage device for supplying power to the long-range optical device, which energy storage device is disposed in a closable compartment of the device incorporating electrical contacts, wherein an adapter is provided which can be inserted in the compartment instead... Agent: Swarovski-optik Kg.

20140268323 - Combination optical aiming device for projectile weapons: A combination optical aiming device comprises a non-magnifying sight that includes an optic and a magnifying sight that includes an eyepiece and an objective. To reduce the vertical distance between viewing positions for the sights, the optic and the eye lens are truncated in order to position the optic predominately... Agent: Leupold & Stevens, Inc.

20140268324 - Method of displaying 3d images from 2d source images using a barrier grid: Methods and systems are described for use of a barrier grid to enable the perception of three-dimensional (3D) content from inherently two-dimensional (2D) captured images. When viewing the captured image as a photograph, transparency or image displayed on an electronic display such as LCD, plasma, or DLP, a spacer and... Agent: 3-d Virtual Lens Technologies, LLC

20140268325 - Patterned retarder film: Disclosed herein is a patterned retarder film for 3D display. The patterned retarder film includes a substrate, a patterned retarder layer and a micro-louver structure. The patterned retarder layer on the surface of the substrate has a plurality of first retardation micro structures and a plurality of second retardation micro... Agent: Benq Materials Corporation

20140268326 - Ophthalmic lens viewing sets for three-dimensional perception of stereoscopic media: The present invention discloses methods and apparatus for forming a Viewing Set of Ophthalmic Lenses for Three-dimensional Perception of stereoscopic media and includes the resulting Viewing Set devices. The Viewing Sets include a left Ophthalmic Lens and a right Ophthalmic Lens, wherein each Ophthalmic Lens includes a translation filter that,... Agent: Johnson & Johnson Vision Care, Inc.

20140268327 - Optically variable device exhibiting non-diffractive three-dimensional optical effect: An optically variable device includes a substrate and a plurality of optical elements formed in or on the substrate and being structured to provide a three-dimensional optical effect for a viewer when light is incident on the optical elements. The plurality of optical elements are arranged as a plurality of... Agent: Opsec Security Group, Inc.

20140268328 - Polarization grating stack: A stack of polarization gratings each having a grating pitch, the stack having a first end and a second end and, the polarization grating stack including N stages wherein one or more of the N stages in the stack comprise a first set of gratings which direct an incident beam... Agent:

20140268330 - Imaging with shaped highlight beam: A source light beam is split into an illumination beam and a highlight beam. The highlight beam can be controllably shaped into a shaped highlight beam based on a brightness analysis of an image to output. The illumination beam and the shaped highlight beam are combined and provided to an... Agent:

20140268329 - Polarized beam director and method: Incident differently-polarized light beams are separately directed and combined by one or two corner cube structures, each having one or two walls formed as a beam splitter. One incident light beam is passed, while the other incident light beam is reflected.... Agent: Micro-g Lacoste, Inc.

20140268331 - Patterns on glass for increased light transmission and/or light trapping: In one non-limiting embodiment, a transparency for use as a cover plate for a solar collector, window and/or room divider includes a major surface of a glass substrate having Brewster tetrahedrons to convert s-polarized light waves to converted p-polarized light waves to reduce the percent of light wave reflectance of... Agent: Ppg Industries Ohio, Inc.

20140268332 - Dye and pigment-free structural colors and angle-insensitive spectrum filters: Optical spectrum filtering devices displaying minimal angle dependence or angle insensitivity are provided. The filter comprises a localized plasmonic nanoresonator assembly having a metal material layer defining at least one nanogroove and a dielectric material disposed adjacent to the metal material layer. The dielectric material is disposed within the nanogroove(s).... Agent: The Regents Of The University Of Michigan

20140268334 - Polycarbonate resin and transparent film formed therefrom: The polycarbonate resin of the invention includes a first structural unit derived from a dihydroxy compound represented by a general formula (1), a second structural unit derived from a dihydroxy compound represented by a general formula (2), and a third structural unit derived from at least one dihydroxy compound selected... Agent: Nitto Denko Corporation

20140268333 - Retardation film, and circularly polarizing plate and image display device each using the same: e

20140268335 - Systems and methods for inhibiting contamination enhanced laser induced damage (celid) based on fluorinated self-assembled monolayers disposed on optics: Embodiments of the present invention provide systems and methods for inhibiting contamination enhanced laser induced damage (CELID) based on fluorinated self-assembled monolayers (F-SAMs) disposed on optics. For example, a coating for inhibiting CELID to an optic disposed in a sealed gas environment or vacuum may include an F-SAM that includes... Agent: The Aerospace Corporation

20140268336 - Virtual image display apparatus: A virtual image display apparatus (head mounted display) that is worn around a head of a viewer and displays a virtual image includes a projection optical section that projects light that forms an image, a lens barrel that accommodates the projection optical section, a light-transmissive light guide member that causes... Agent: Seiko Epson Corporation

20140268337 - Mutli-layer microprismatic retroreflective sheeting and method of manufacturing the same: A multi-layer microprismatic retroreflective film and a method of manufacturing the same. In one embodiment, the film includes: (1) a prism layer including an acrylic polymeric material and containing microprisms, (2) a strengthening layer including a polymeric material different from the acrylic polymeric material and (3) a buffer section including... Agent: Aura Optical Systems, Lp

20140268338 - Reflector array optical device and method for manufacturing the same: A reflector array optical device has a plurality of dihedral corner reflector array optical elements which are disposed side by side on the same plane. Each of the dihedral corner reflector array optical elements has a substrate and a plurality of dihedral corner reflectors which each have at least two... Agent:

20140268339 - Multi-axis sector motor: A multi-axis motor includes a first elongate magnet member disposed in a first orientation and a second elongate magnet member disposed in a second orientation orthogonal to the first orientation and mechanically coupled to the first elongate magnet member. The first elongate magnet member is operable to adjust a first... Agent: Drs Rsta, Inc.

20140268340 - Telephoto zoom lens system and electronic apparatus including the same: Provided are a telephoto zoom lens system and an electronic apparatus including the telephoto zoom lens system. The telephoto zoom lens system includes a first lens group having a positive refractive power and is fixed when zooming and focusing, a second lens group having a negative refractive power, a third... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20140268341 - Planar diffractive optical element lens and method for producing same: A planar diffractive optical element (DOE) lens is described herein. The planar DOE lens includes a substrate. The planar DOE lens further includes a first layer, the first layer being formed upon the substrate. The planar DOE lens further includes a diffractive optical element, the diffractive optical element being formed... Agent: Maxim Integrated Products, Inc.

20140268343 - Light filter and analytical instrument and optical equipment using the same: A light filter has a first reflecting film and a second reflecting film opposed to each other, a first electrode, a second electrode, a third electrode, a fourth electrode, and a potential difference control unit, the first electrode and the third electrode are opposed at a first distance, the second... Agent: Seiko Epson Corporation

20140268342 - Optical filter device, optical module, and electronic apparatus: An optical filter device includes a housing including a light passage hole making light incident on the inner side, an aperture on the outer side of the housing and limiting the light made incident on the incident light passage hole, and an interference filter on the inner side of the... Agent:

20140268344 - Interference filter, interference filter manufacturing method, optical module, electronic apparatus, and bonded substrate: A wavelength tunable interference filter includes a fixed substrate, a movable substrate, a fixed reflective film provided on the fixed substrate, a movable reflective film provided on the movable substrate so as to face the fixed reflective film, and a first bonding portion that bonds the fixed substrate and the... Agent: Seiko Epson Corporation

20140268345 - Interference filter, optical filter device, optical module, and electronic apparatus: A wavelength tunable interference filter includes a fixed substrate, a fixed reflection film that is provided on the fixed substrate, reflects part of incident light, and transmits at least part of the incident light, a movable reflection film that faces the fixed reflection film, reflects part of incident light, and... Agent: Seiko Epson Corporation

20140268346 - Apodized broadband partial reflectors having differing optical packets: A broadband partial reflector includes a first multilayer polymeric optical film having a total number of optical repeating units from a first side to a second side of the first multilayer polymeric optical film and a second multilayer polymeric optical film having a total number of optical repeating units from... Agent: 3m Innovative Properties Company

20140268347 - Daylighting tube segment connection systems and methods: Certain disclosed embodiments provide internally-reflective tube assemblies for use in a tubular daylighting device configured to direct daylight into an interior of a building when installed on a roof of the building. A tube assembly may include multiple tube segments including connection projections, such as hook-type structures, for weaving or... Agent: Solatube International, Inc.

20140268348 - Anti-reflective coatings with porosity gradient and methods for forming the same: Embodiments provided herein provide anti-reflective coatings with porosity gradients and methods for forming such anti-reflective coatings. A transparent substrate is provided. A primary material and a sacrificial material are simultaneously deposited above the transparent substrate to form a coating above the transparent substrate. At least some of the sacrificial material... Agent: Intermolecular Inc.

20140268349 - Optical coatings with plate-shaped particles and methods for forming the same: Embodiments provided herein describe optical coatings, panels having optical coatings thereon, and methods for forming optical coatings and panels. A transparent substrate is provided. An optical coating is formed on the transparent substrate. The optical coating includes a plurality of plate-shaped silicon dioxide particles.... Agent: Intermolecular Inc.

20140268350 - Low reflectance glare optic: A rearview assembly is disclosed for use in a vehicle for providing a rearward view from the vehicle. In one example, the rearview assembly includes at least one substrate having a partially transmissive coating and a light sensor proximate the at least one substrate. The rearview assembly further includes a... Agent: Gentex Corporation

20140268351 - Switchable rearview mirror element with anti-reflection mechanisms for use with a display: The embodiments described herein generally relate to a rearview mirror assembly for a vehicle. More particularly, they relate to a rearview mirror assembly including a switchable reflective element and a display. The switchable reflective element is a type that is selectively switchable between a reflective mode and a transmissive mode.... Agent: Gentex Corporation

20140268352 - Devices for interleaving laser beams: A device for interleaving a plurality of laser beams (2a, 2b . . . ) that includes laser emitters (3a, 3b, . . . ) arranged along a first direction (X) at a predetermined first distance (P1) from each other to generate laser beams that are aligned parallel and run... Agent: Trumpf Photonics, Inc.

20140268353 - 3-dimensional (3-d) navigation: One or more embodiments of techniques or systems for 3-dimensional (3-D) navigation are provided herein. A heads-up display (HUD) component can project graphic elements on focal planes around an environment surrounding a vehicle. The HUD component can cause these graphic elements to appear volumetric or 3-D by moving or adjusting... Agent: Honda Motor Co., Ltd.

20140268355 - Display mirror assembly: A display mirror assembly for a vehicle includes a partially reflective, partially transmissive element; and a full display module mounted behind the partially reflective, partially transmissive element, the display module having an optic block, and a display in optical communication with the optic block, the display being one an in-place... Agent: Gentex Corporation

20140268356 - Dynamic field of view throttling as a means of improving user experience in head mounted virtual environments: A head-mounted display (HMD) allows a user to view a virtual environment. The HMD displays a field of view to the user. However, the user may experience simulator sickness or motion sickness from viewing the field of view. The HMD is connected to a sensor which can monitor the user.... Agent: University Of Southern California

20140268354 - Optical system for head-mounted display: Disclosed is an optical system for a head-mounted display, in which image rays provided from a display device are diverged to form and provide an enlarged image. First, second, and third lenses or first, second, third, and fourth lenses are sequentially disposed from an object along an optical axis and... Agent: Sekonix Co., Ltd.

20140268359 - Head-up display device: A head-up display device includes a housing, an image light emitter disposed in the housing for emitting image light representing an image, and a mirror disposed in the housing for reflecting the image light in order to display the image light as a virtual image in a front visual field... Agent: Honda Motor Co., Ltd.

20140268357 - Method of manufacturing an optical element, optical element and display device: An optical element, notably an optical element for creating a retractable sheet for use in a motor vehicle, has in the final state a three-dimensional shape resulting from forming of the optical element, the optical element being designed to have an extended shape comprising: a first main surface, a second... Agent:

20140268358 - Virtual image display device: A virtual image display device includes: an image projection device that projects an image light; a diverging element on which the image light emitted from the image projection device is incident, spreading the image light out over a range of a predetermined angle; and a light branching element that reflects... Agent: Hitachi Media Electronics Co., Ltd.

20140268360 - Head-mounted display: Methods and systems are disclosed for using a head-mounted display that may consist of an image projector mounted to the head that projects one or more images onto a screen in front of one or both of the user's eyes. Moreover, head-mounted displays may also include electronics to track the... Agent:

20140268361 - Lens assembly with integrated feedback loop for focus adjustment: This invention provides a removably mountable lens assembly for a vision system camera that includes an integral auto-focusing liquid lens unit, in which the lens unit compensates for focus variations by employing a feedback control circuit that is integrated into the body of the lens assembly. The feedback control circuit... Agent:

20140268362 - Imaging lens: The present invention relates to an imaging lens, the imaging lens including, in an ordered way from an object side, a first movable lens having a positive (+) refractive power, a second lens having a negative (−) refractive power, a third lens having a positive (+) refractive power, a fourth... Agent: Lg Innotek Co., Ltd.

20140268363 - Zoom optical system: Provided is a zoom optical system which includes, in order from an object, a first lens group having negative refractive power and other lens groups, and in which an interval between each lens group changes upon zooming, wherein the first lens group includes a first negative lens which is disposed... Agent: Nikon Corporation

20140268365 - Zoom lens and image pickup apparatus equipped with same: o

20140268364 - Zoom lens and image pickup device provided with the same: A zoom lens includes: a first lens unit having a positive refractive power; a second lens unit having a negative refractive power; a third lens unit having a positive refractive power; and a rear unit having two or more lens units, in the order from an object side to an... Agent:

20140268366 - Zoom lens and image pickup device including the same: A zoom lens includes, in order from an object side to an image side, a first lens unit having a positive refractive power, a second lens unit having a negative refractive power, a third lens unit having a positive refractive power, and a fourth lens unit having a positive refractive... Agent:

20140268367 - Imaging lens and imaging apparatus: wherein f is the focal length of the entire system, f1 is the focal length of the first lens group, d12 is a distance along an optical axis from the image side lens surface of the first lens to the object side lens surface of the second lens, TL is... Agent: Fujifilm Corporation

20140268368 - Optical device for beam shaping: The invention concerns an optical device and its application to generate an adjustable wave front deformation of a laser beam and thus to generate an adjustable beam spot geometry in the focal plane of laser optics. For this purpose, a device is provided which allows adjusting and modifying a laser... Agent:

20140268369 - Miniature image pickup lens: A miniature image pickup lens includes a first lens, a second lens, an aperture, a third lens, a fourth lens, and a fifth lens in sequence along an optical axis from an object side to an image side. The first lens is a negative meniscus lens with a convex aspheric... Agent: Kinko Optical Co., Ltd.

20140268370 - Lens system for redirecting light rays within a field of view toward a focal plane: A system for displaying an anamorphic image on a viewing surface comprises a screen having a viewing surface and an image source configured to display the anamorphic image on the viewing surface such that an image viewed on the viewing surface appears undistorted from a viewing point. In addition, the... Agent:

20140268371 - Apparatuses and methods to image surfaces with small spot-size and large field of view: Apparatuses and methods to image a flat surface with a spot-size that is about less than or equal to the wavelength of an incident planar electromagnetic wave, and with large field of view, are disclosed herein. More specifically, the apparatuses and methods disclosed herein utilize two hemispheres comprised of one... Agent: Northwestern University

20140268372 - Wafer level device and wafer level lens with concave and convex modeling: An exemplary wafer level device includes a first wafer and a second wafer. The first wafer has a concave modeling, and the second wafer has a convex modeling, wherein the first wafer and the second wafer are combined together by the concave modeling being engaged with the convex modeling. An... Agent: Himax Technologies Limited

20140268373 - Comfortable finger mounted optical device: A comfortable finger mounted optical device requiring an optical device, at least one bonding holder, strap, or elastic band sized to receive any finger(s) or thumb, and a base plate or case. The comfortable finger mounted optical device can have many different variations including, but not limited to, the incorporation... Agent:

20140268374 - Lens assembly and method for assembling the same: A lens assembly is disclosed, which includes a base and a lens barrel. The base has a front edge, a back edge opposite to the front edge and a passage penetrating the front edge and the back edge. The lens barrel is disposed in the passage and includes a lens... Agent: Himax Technologies Limited

20140268375 - Device for changing operating force of lens device: An outer tube body of a device for changing operating force is connected to a gear part of a zoom ring of a lens barrel to rotate the outer tube body together with the zoom ring. The outer tube body has a cylindrical shape and includes a hollow part into... Agent: Fujifilm Corporation

20140268376 - Optical systems for mobile electronic devices: Some embodiments disclosed herein relate to an optical system with a mounting component, a light conveyance member, and an optical component. The mounting component may be removably attached to a mobile electronic device, and light entering the optical component may be conveyed to an onboard camera of the mobile electronic... Agent: Premier Systems Usa, Inc.

20140268377 - Ultrathin coating for one way mirror applications: Systems and methods for improving the performance of one way mirror applications are disclosed. Methods consistent with the present disclosure include introducing a glass substrate into a processing chamber. The processing chamber comprises a sputter target assembly disposed over the substrate. Next, depositing metal silicide material within a plurality of... Agent: Intermolecular, Inc.

20140268378 - Drag reducing mirror assemblies for vehicles: A side-view mirror assembly for a vehicle is disclosed. The mirror assembly may generally include a mirror housing configured to support a mirror. The mirror housing may define an airfoil shape have a first side surface and a second side surface extending between a forward edge and an aft edge.... Agent:

20140268379 - Mirror bracket for a motor vehicle: A mirror bracket supports a mirror. A mirror bracket includes a base and an attachment member for attaching the base to a vehicle. A member moves relative to the base. The member is movable in a rotational or linear direction. The member is urged opposite to the rotational or linear... Agent: Quadratec, Inc.

20140268380 - Adaptively correctable light weight mirror: A light weight minor comprising a reflecting element adapted to receive shape adjustments or corrections from an actuated frame. Shape adjustments may be as simple as a uniform curvature, although saddle or higher order shapes are also possible. The frame may execute such adjustments by varying tension or by torsion,... Agent:

20140268381 - Optical module for a microlithography objective holding and supporting devices: Disclosed is an optical module for a lens, especially a microlithographic apparatus, comprising a first holding device with an inner circumference that extends in a first circumferential direction, and at least one first supporting device which is fastened to the inner circumference of said first holding device and is used... Agent: Carl Zeiss Smt Gmbh

20140268382 - Clear shot mirror mount: Clear Shot Mirrors are side view mirrors that are unique because the angles of the mirror base where the mirror head mounts, as well as the angle of the mirror spacer plate under the base, are different. These angles are changed to maximize inward adjustability of each mirror head, eliminating... Agent:

20140268383 - Reaction compensated tilt platform: A reaction compensated tilt platform assembly comprises a support base, and a reaction mass, pivotally coupled to the support base. A tilt platform which can function as or support a mirror is pivotally coupled to the support base. At least two linear actuator coil assemblies are carried by the reaction... Agent: Raytheon Company

20140268384 - Method of fabricating a color filter array using a multilevel structure: A method of fabricating a color filter array including providing substrate, forming a multilevel structure that is attached to the substrate, etching the multilevel structure to expose first wells in the multilevel structure, filling at least the first wells in the multilevel structure with the first color component, curing the... Agent: Hewlett-packard Development Company, L.p.

20140268385 - Self-positioning light filtering device and replaceable filter: A self-positioning light filtering device including a rotational bearing having concentric outer and inner components rotatable relative to one another. The inner component defines an opening for receiving the tip or other component of a light-emitting device. A transparent filter member filters optically harmful light emitted from the light-emitting device.... Agent:

  
09/11/2014 > 110 patent applications in 45 patent subcategories.

20140253986 - Image photography method, image photography play method, spatial lighting modulator, image play device, and digital hologram forming device: Submitted is an image photography play method which is suited to playing a stereoscopic video. The image photography method comprises: a step of forming a hologram pattern from a reference light and a subject light; a step of digitally processing the obtained hologram pattern; a step of writing the digitized... Agent: National University Corporation Toyohashi University Of Technology

20140253987 - Iterative phase retrieval with parameter inheritance: An iterative method of retrieving phase information in the Fourier domain representative of the nth frame of a sequence of 2D image frames. The method comprises using at least one parameter related to retrieval of phase information Fourier domain of the (n−1) frame as a starting point for the iterative... Agent: Two Trees Photonics Limited

20140253985 - System for order alignment of diffractively produced images: A system for order alignment of diffractively produced images is provided. The system comprises: a diffractive spatial light modulator (DSLM) configured to provide a computer generated hologram of an image; a substantially coherent light source configured to illuminate the DSLM which responsively produces the image along each of different diffractive... Agent: Christie Digital Systems Canada Inc.

20140253988 - Hologram generating apparatus: A hologram generating apparatus and method. In one embodiment of the apparatus includes a base and a rigid platform. The rigid platform is movably coupled to the base. Several components are fixedly attached to the rigid platform and are movable relative to the base. For example, a source for emitting... Agent:

20140253989 - Projection apparatus: A projection apparatus has an optical device capable of diffusing coherent light beams, an irradiation unit to irradiate coherent light beams to the optical device so that the coherent light beams scan the optical device, a light modulator to generate a modulated image using coherent light beams incident on and... Agent: Dai Nippon Printing Co., Ltd

20140253990 - Light shaping for imaging using holography: A plurality of light sources of different wavelength bands can be provided. An imaging device can be configured to modulate incoming light according to video image data and output modulated light. A projection lens can be positioned to project the modulated light. An optical combiner can be disposed between the... Agent: Christie Digital Systems Canada Inc.

20140253991 - Accessory for reflecting an image from a display screen of a portable electronic device: The invention generally relates to accessories for portable electronic devices that offer a screen for displaying the contents of a display of an electronic device. The invention provides, for an electronic device, an accessory that includes a reflective screen including a material such as a beam splitter to re-display the... Agent: 360brandvision, Inc.

20140253992 - Mems scanning mirror field of view provision methods and apparatus: Embodiments of the present disclosure provide techniques and configurations for an optoelectronic assembly including a MEMS scanning mirror. In one embodiment, the MEMS scanning mirror may include a micro-scale mirror configured to be rotatable about a chord axis of the mirror to deflect an incident light beam into an exit... Agent:

20140253993 - Light field display with mems scanners: A light field display device comprising an array of light field display elements, each display element comprising: a beam generator for generating an output beam of light; a radiance modulator for modulating the radiance of the beam over time; a focus modulator for modulating the focus of the beam over... Agent:

20140253994 - Z-axis focusing beam brush device and associated methods: A beam brush includes one lens fixed for receiving a laser beam propagating along a first beam axis, a retroreflector positioned for redirecting the laser beam onto a second beam axis through a change in beam path length, and a second lens transmitting the redirected beam. The retroreflector is rotatable... Agent:

20140253995 - Injection mold, optical component, optical scanning device, and image forming apparatus: There is provided an injection mold for molding an optical component including an optical surface, a non-optical surface separated from the optical surface, and a rib provided to an edge portion of the optical surface, and longer in a direction parallel to the optical surface than in a direction perpendicular... Agent: Ricoh Company, Ltd.

20140253996 - Laser cuts to reduce electrical leakage: One object of the present invention is to provide an electrochromic device having improved insulating film structure to reduce electrical leakage. The improved structure includes a lower conductive layer, upper conductive layer, an electrochromic electrode layer, a counter electrode layer, and at least one ion-conductor layer sandwiched between the electrochromic... Agent: Sage Electrochromics, Inc.

20140253997 - Islands-in-sea type photorefractive polymer composite, and photorefractive device and optical device including the same: Provided are an islands-in-sea type photorefractive polymer composite, and a photorefractive device and an optical device including the same. The islands-in-sea type photorefractive polymer composite includes at least a photoconductive polymer matrix, a nonlinear optical chromophore, and a plasticizer, as a sea component, and includes at least a photocharge generator... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20140253998 - Optical amplifier and method of controlling optical amplifier: An optical amplifier comprising: a pumping light source supplying a pumping light to an optical fiber as an amplification medium; an ASE light power detector detecting an ASE light power including an external ASE power flowing from an upstream side outside an amplification signal band; and a control unit setting... Agent: Furukawa Electric Co., Ltd.

20140253999 - Compact internal field of view switch and pupil relay: An optical system incorporating a compact internal field of view switch configured to switch the field of view of the optical system between a narrow field of view and a wide field of view while maintaining a constant exit aperture size. In one example the optical system includes an active... Agent: Raytheon Company

20140254000 - Infrared transparent film: The invention relates to a thermal infrared transparent polymer film suitable for use in an identification device, said film comprising an infrared transparent polymer matrix with a pigment dispersed therein, wherein the thickness of the polymer film is greater than 30 micron and wherein the polymer film has an average... Agent: Qinetiq Limited

20140254001 - Fabry-perot thin absorber for euv reticle and a method of making: A Fabry-Perot thin absorber for an extreme ultraviolet (EUV) reticle and a method of making is disclosed. Embodiments include forming a molybdenum/silicon (Mo/Si) multilayer on an upper surface of a substrate; forming a ruthenium (Ru) capping layer over the Mo/Si multilayer; forming an absorber cavity layer over the Ru layer;... Agent:

20140254002 - Substrate for controlling light transmission and process for manufacture thereof: A substrate for controlling the transmission of light therethrough has a light reflecting layer affixed to a light transmitting layer. The light reflecting layer is divided into a plurality of subdivisions arranged in a plurality of rows. Each subdivision has an area, is spaced apart from adjacent subdivisions, and has... Agent:

20140254003 - Reflective optical system and astronomical observation device using the same: A reflective optical system includes: a telescope section which includes a concave primary mirror and a concave secondary mirror; and a collimator section which includes at least one concave mirror disposed in a tilted manner with respect to an optical axis of the telescope section and at least one convex... Agent:

20140254005 - Microscope and method for spim microscopy: A method for SPIM microscopy, wherein the sample is moved continuously, and a plurality of images are taken at time intervals by means of a detection arrangement during the movement. The image capture duration or exposure time is dimensioned such that the movement path of the sample lies within a... Agent: Carl-zeiss Microscopy Gmbh

20140254004 - Sperm motility test device and method: Test kits for assessing male fertility include a sample holder defining an object plane, a lens, and a two dimensional light sensor defining an image plane arranged along a common linear axis. The distance between the object plane and the image plane may be no more than 50 mm, and... Agent: Church & Dwight Co., Inc.

20140254006 - Endoscope with image erecting device: An endoscope includes an image transmission device in a shank for transmitting an image from the distal end to the proximal end of the endoscope and an image erecting device for erecting an image registered by means of the endoscope. The image erecting device has a first face for angle-dependent... Agent:

20140254008 - Image display device and image display method: If a detected orientation of a device is turned 180 degrees from the upright direction, a three-dimensional image that can be viewed normally as a stereoscopic view can be displayed regardless of the orientation in which the device is used, by turning images that are to be viewed respectively by... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

20140254009 - Optical imaging apparatus: An optical imaging apparatus 10 disposing the first and the second reflective components 12, 14 abutting to or in proximity to each other when reflective surfaces 11, 13 of the first and the second reflective components 12, 14 are crossed when viewed from thereabove, the first and the second reflective... Agent: Asukanet Company, Ltd.

20140254007 - Parallax shutter barrier for temporally interlaced autostereoscopic three dimensional (3d) display apparatus: This disclosure provides systems, methods and apparatus related to displaying 3D images. In one aspect, an apparatus includes an array of display elements and a plurality of parallax barrier shutters. Each parallax barrier shutter corresponds to one of the display elements and is configured to be driven into a first... Agent: Qualcomm Mems Technologies, Inc. (qmt)

20140254010 - Protective shell capable of providing naked-eye 3d imaging effect: The present invention relates to a protective shell capable of providing naked-eye 3D imaging effect, and particularly relates to a protective shell of a handheld device capable of providing naked-eye 3D imaging effect to the handheld device. The protective shell includes a shell body and a 3D optical grating sheet.... Agent: National Taiwan University

20140254011 - Fabrication of coatable wire grid polarizers: A wire grid polarizer formed as a self-assembled coating on a substrate surface. Metal or other conductive nanowires are coated with a transparent dielectric material having a thickness approximately equal to one-half of the desired WGP wire spacing or pitch. A suspension of coated nanowires in a chromonic liquid crystal... Agent:

20140254012 - Polarization film and display device: w

20140254014 - Optical film, polarizing plate and liquid crystal display device:

20140254013 - Optical member with double rainbow film: An optical member for transmitting or reflecting light is provided. The optical member includes a base member that transmits or reflects light; and a double rainbow film attached on the base member. Preferably, the double rainbow film has an in-plane phase difference in a range of 8,000 nm to 11,000... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20140254015 - Exterior mirror with spotter mirror: An exterior rearview mirror assembly for a vehicle includes a principal reflective element, a wide angle auxiliary reflective element and a back plate. The principal reflective element is disposed at a principal reflective element region of the back plate and has a cutout at a corner region thereof. The wide... Agent: Magna Mirrors Of America, Inc.

20140254016 - Optical element, method for manufacturing optical element, and projector: An optical element includes: a first glass substrate; a second glass substrate; a diffractive element disposed on the first glass substrate and made of a resin; a spacer disposed between the first glass substrate and the second glass substrate and regulating a gap between the first glass substrate and the... Agent: Seiko Epson Corporation

20140254017 - Photonic balls containing a microstructure of core-shell particles exhibiting angularly-independent structural color: A photonic assembly for observing a preselected color includes an assembly of colloidal particles in a continuous liquid phase, the colloidal particles comprising a core scattering center and a shell layer surrounding the core, wherein the core scattering center is selected to scatter light having a predetermined wavelength, and wherein... Agent: President And Fellows Of Harvard College

20140254018 - Scattering enhanced thin absorber for euv reflective reticle and a method of making: A scattering enhanced thin absorber for a EUV reticle and a method of making thereof is disclosed. Embodiments include forming a multilayer on the upper surface of a substrate, forming a capping layer over the multilayer, forming one or more diffuse scattering layers over the capping layer, and etching the... Agent: Globalfoundries Inc.

20140254020 - Antiglare hard coat film: An antiglare hard coat film formed by providing an antiglare hard coat layer containing fine particles and a resin on a transparent film. When an average value of height in an evaluation region on a surface of the antiglare hard coat film is set at zero (0), a maximum cross... Agent: Nippon Paper Industries Co., Ltd.

20140254019 - Optical element, imaging apparatus including the element, and method of manufacturing the optical element: A lens is obtained by injection molding. The lens includes a plurality of projections arranged on a surface at a pitch smaller than or equal to a predetermined value to reduce reflection of light with a wavelength equal to or greater than the pitch, and a gate mark formed on... Agent: Panasonic Corporation

20140254021 - Anti-glare sheet for image display device: l

20140254022 - Apparatus for speckle reduction, pulse stretching, and beam homogenization: Embodiments described herein relate to thermal processing of semiconductor substrates. More specifically, embodiments described herein relate to laser thermal processing of semiconductor substrates. In certain embodiments, a uniformizer is provided to spatially and temporally decorrelate a coherent light image.... Agent:

20140254023 - Display apparatus: A display apparatus including a display unit, a first reflector, a second reflector, a third reflector and a lens unit is provided. The display unit emits an image beam. The first reflector is disposed on a transmission path of the image beam. The second reflector is disposed on the transmission... Agent: Coretronic Corporation

20140254024 - Virtual image display device: In a virtual image display device, since the frame section has the support section for detachably fixing the auxiliary mounting member, which is disposed adjacent to the optical members, on the observer side of the optical members, by providing a variety of functions such as an optical function to the... Agent: Seiko Epson Corporation

20140254025 - Liquid optics in a zoom lens system and imaging apparatus: A high performance zoom lens system suitable for use with a camera is disclosed. The zoom lens systems includes a movable lens group and a variable power stationary lens group employing liquid optics to provide optical performance over the zoom focal length range at focus distances from close to infinity.... Agent: Blackeye Optics, LLC.

20140254026 - Adjustable lens array with variable optical power: An adjustable lens includes a first lens member having a first corrugated surface, a second lens member having a second corrugated surface, and blackout regions disposed between the first and second corrugated surfaces. The first corrugated surface includes a periodic structure of alternating ridge and groove sections. The second corrugated... Agent: Google Inc.

20140254027 - Projection zoom lens and projection type display device:

20140254028 - Lens positioning structure for zoom lens: The subject matter disclosed herein relates to an optical module that includes a mechanical structure to adjust a zoom level or focus of the optical module.... Agent: Hong Kong Applied Science And Technology Research Institute Co. Ltd.

20140254029 - Photographing lens assembly: A photographing lens assembly 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 positive first lens element has a convex object-side surface.... Agent: Largan Precision Co., Ltd.

20140254030 - Image capturing system: An image capturing 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 and a fifth lens element. The first lens element with positive refractive power has a convex object-side surface at... Agent: Largan Precision Co., Ltd.

20140254031 - Imaging lens assembly: An imaging lens assembly includes, in order from an object side to an image side, a first lens element, a second lens element, a third lens element and a fourth lens element. The positive first lens element has a convex object-side surface at a paraxial region. The negative second lens... Agent: Largan Precision Co., Ltd.

20140254032 - Asymmetric aberration correcting lens: An asymmetric aberration correcting lens is described. In one or more implementations, a lens includes multiple lens elements that are configured to focus an image from an imaging component. The multiple lens elements include an optical lens element that is configured to redirect the image so that the image passes... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20140254034 - Lens module: There is provided a lens module, including: a first lens having an extended portion, a second lens in contact with the extended portion to be aligned with the first lens, and a third lens in contact with the extended portion to be aligned with the second lens. In the lens... Agent: Samsung Electro-mechanics Co., Ltd.

20140254033 - Translational optic alignment locking device: An optical device includes a housing enclosure, a lens cell holder mounted to the housing enclosure by a retainer, a lens assembly mounted to the lens cell holder such that the lens assembly is configured to translate in an axial direction; and a radial space defined between the lens cell... Agent: Exelis, Inc.

20140254035 - Icws periscope: A periscope construction having a ballistic guard formed inside a protective housing, and optical system mounted therein having first and second blocks of optical material mounted at opposite ends; first and second reflective surfaces, and the object and eyepiece viewing surfaces of the respective blocks being generally parallel and forming... Agent:

20140254036 - Optical module for an objective: Disclosed is an optical module for a lens, especially a microlithographic apparatus, comprising a first holding device with an inner circumference that extends in a first circumferential direction, and at least one first supporting device which is fastened to the inner circumference of said first holding device and is used... Agent: Carl Zeiss Smt Gmbh

20140254037 - Mirror comprising a silvering-modifying layer: A colored mirror includes a transparent substrate and a reflective layer, including a coloring layer between the substrate and the reflective layer, the coloring layer including a matrix and a colorant. Furthermore, a process for preparing a mirror including a transparent substrate and a reflective layer, a coloring layer between... Agent: Saint-gobain Glass France

20140254038 - Color filter and display: A color filter provided in the invention includes a substrate, a first color filter pattern and a second color filter pattern. The substrate has at least one first pixel region and at least one second pixel region adjacent to the first pixel region. The first color filter pattern is disposed... Agent: E Ink Holdings Inc.

20140254039 - Color filter substrate and method of manufacturing the same: A color filter substrate includes a plurality of color filters and a first dummy pattern. The color filters are formed in a display area. The color filters include a plurality of colors. The first dummy pattern is formed in a peripheral area surrounding the display area. The first dummy pattern... Agent: Samsung Display Co., Ltd.

  
09/04/2014 > 41 patent applications in 36 patent subcategories.

20140247472 - Scanning device: The invention concerns a scanning device for focusing a beam of rays in defined regions of a defined volume, comprising an input optics wherein the beam of rays penetrates first, having at least one first optical element; a focusing optics for focusing the beam of rays exiting from the input... Agent:

20140247473 - Device for electrically contacting an electrically activatable functional layer of a vehicle windowpane that is adjustable by a windowpane driver: A device electrically contacts an electrically activatable functional layer of a vehicle windowpane that is adjustable by a windowpane driver. The device has the windowpane driver with at least two first contact elements for the transmission of control signals to the functional layer. In an as-intended installed state, the first... Agent: Brose Fahrzeugteile Gmbh & Co. Kommanditgesellschaft, Hallstadt

20140247474 - Reflection-type light control element, reflection-type light control member, and multilayer glass: A reflection-type light control element according to the present invention is provided with a light control layer configured to exhibit a reversible change between a transparent state and a reflection state in a reversible reaction with a hydrogen and a catalyst layer configured to accelerate the reversible reaction of the... Agent: National Institute Of Advanced Industrial Science And Technology

20140247475 - Spacers and connectors for insulated glass units: This disclosure describes insulated glass units (IGUs) that incorporate electrochromic devices. More specifically, this disclosure focuses on different configurations available for providing an electrical connection to the interior region of an IGU. In many cases, an IGU includes two panes separated by a spacer. The spacer defines an interior region... Agent:

20140247476 - Lithography wave-front control system and method: Some embodiments include system and methods to obtain information for adjusting variations in features formed on a substrate of a semiconductor device. Such methods can include determining a first pupil in an illumination system used to form a first feature, and determining a second pupil used to form a second... Agent: Micron Technology, Inc.

20140247477 - Integrated optical structure comprising an optical isolator: An integrated optical structure includes at least one optical isolator, having a magneto-optical layer, associated with at least one SOA optical amplifier having a waveguide having an n-doped semiconductor layer, a p-doped semiconductor layer, and an active area disposed between the n-doped semiconductor layer and the p-doped semiconductor layer. The... Agent:

20140247478 - Infrared camouflage textile: An infrared camouflage textile, including an emissivity layer on one side of the textile and adapted to provide at least two different infrared emissivities in a pattern; a heating layer between the emissivity and insulating layers; and a power source to the heating layer. The emissivity layer may include a... Agent: Raytheon Company

20140247480 - Glass member with optical multilayered near infrared cut filter glass: A glass member with an optical multilayer, comprising a fluorophosphate glass substrate and an optical multilayer formed on the substrate, wherein an adhesion-strengthening layer consisting of one or more layers, which improves the adhesion of the optical multilayer to the fluorophosphate glass substrate, is formed between the fluorophosphate glass substrate... Agent: Asahi Glass Company, Limited

20140247479 - Molded dichroic mirror and method of manufacture thereof: A molded dichroic mirror and method of manufacture thereof. The dichroic minor may be molded from polysiloxane or lithia potash borosilicate and may be coated to reflect an infrared signal and configured to transmit a radio frequency signal between 33 GHz and 37 GHz.... Agent: Raytheon Company

20140247481 - Optical component for the ir range with stress-compensated coating: A method for designing an optical component for the IR range in which its desired technical characteristics are determined, and the optical component is simulated. The simulated optical component has a layer sequence of layers which are stacked one upon the other and have at least one low-index layer whose... Agent: Jenoptik Optical Systems Gmbh

20140247482 - Surgical microscope system: A surgical microscope system includes a camera 9 that is turnable around an optical axis K of the camera 9 to optionally select a photographing orientation. The camera 9 is able to pick up an electronic image of an affected part T in an orientation in which a main doctor... Agent: Mitaka Kohki Co., Ltd.

20140247483 - Sighting apparatus capable of displaying compensation position: A sighting apparatus for displaying compensation position is described. The sighting apparatus includes a magnification adjustment module; a magnification generation module, which comprises a magnification pattern for undergoing a movement of the magnification pattern, and a sensing unit for detecting the magnification pattern to obtain a current magnification value; a... Agent: Sintai Optical (shenzhen) Co., Ltd.

20140247484 - Speckle reduction using screen vibration techniques and apparatus: Disclosed herein are systems and related methods for reducing speckle on display screen. More specifically, screen vibration is used to reduce speckle, and in accordance with the disclosed principles, the vibration may be achieved by using wave-based actuation (e.g., acoustic or electromagnetic waves) to vibrate the screen. In an exemplary... Agent: Reald Inc.

20140247485 - Viewing apparatus with integrated polarized lens: The current invention is directed to a pair of binoculars having an eyepiece with one or more ocular lenses and a view port, a polarized lens orientated and positioned on a mounting frame, one or more prisms and an objective lens; wherein the polarized lens is fixed between the eyepiece... Agent: Byfield Optics Pty Ltd

20140247486 - Optical laminate: There is provided an optical laminate excellent which secures adhesiveness between the (meth)acrylic resin film (base material film) and a hard coat layer, and can prevent a reduction in scratch resistance. An optical laminate according to an embodiment of the present invention includes: a base material layer formed of a... Agent: Nitto Denko Corporation

20140247487 - Optical film: An optical film, a polarizing plate and a display device are provided. The optical film can have desired phase retardation at a wide wavelength range, and also show no light leakage at an inclination angle. Also, the optical film can have ¼-wavelength phase retardation, and can be used for reflective... Agent: Lg Chem, Ltd.

20140247488 - Lens, lens unit, and lens manufacturing method: A first lens includes, on end surfaces of both ends in a direction along an optical axis, a first lens surface, a second lens surface, lens outer edges formed on outer peripheral sides of the first and second lens surfaces, and a lens side surface that is adjacent to the... Agent: Olympus Corporation

20140247489 - Touch screen saver: A stack of laminated transparent lenses consists of two alternating optically clear materials in intimate contact. The materials are a plastic lens and clear adhesive. The adhesive is uninterrupted. The lens and the adhesive have refraction mismatch of less than 0.2. A tab portion is part of each lens acts... Agent: Racing Optics, Inc.

20140247490 - Cleaning module for projector: A cleaning module for cleaning an optical element or a sensing element of a projector is provided. The cleaning module includes a casing, an airflow-guiding device, and a nozzle. The airflow-guiding device is disposed within the casing. The nozzle is connected with the casing and in communication with an outlet... Agent: Delta Electronics, Inc.

20140247491 - Retroreflective articles and appliques: Retroreflective articles and appliqués include a first binder layer with a first major surface and a second major surface, a retroreflective layer including a plurality of retroreflective elements at least partially embedded in the first major surface of the first binder layer, a second binder layer adhered to the second... Agent: 3m Innovative Properties Company

20140247492 - Diffraction optical element, optical system, and optical apparatus: where nfd is a refractive index of the thin film with respect to a d line, ngd is a refractive index of a material of the diffractive grating with respect to the d line, wf is a thickness of the thin film, and λd is a wavelength of the d... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

20140247493 - Objective lens element: An objective lens element which has excellent compatibility with optical discs having different base material thicknesses is provided. An objective lens element 141 has optically functional surfaces on an incident side and an exit side. Either one of the optically functional surfaces is divided into an inner part 131B including... Agent: Panasonic Corporation

20140247494 - Sunlight redirecting mirror arrays: Sunlight redirector (30) incorporates closely proximate mirror arrays (32, 34) having parallel, uniformly spaced, longitudinal mirror segments (38, 44). Prismatic sheet (36) is positioned behind and closely proximate second array (34). Segments (38) extend in first direction (x). Segments (44) extend in second direction (y) perpendicular to direction (x). Segments... Agent: The University Of British Columbia

20140247495 - Antiglare film, polarizer, and image display device: n

20140247497 - Computing device display housing with modified display characteristics: A display device may be inserted into a video conferencing device to provide a more tailored approach to talking and viewing other conversation participants in real time. In one example, a base supports a bottom portion of a computing device at an angled position. A frame supports side portions of... Agent: Orangeberry Corporation

20140247496 - Optical unit, imaging device, electronic apparatus, and master: An optical unit having an antireflection function includes a wave surface having a wavelength equal to or shorter than a wavelength of visible light. The wave surface has a curved plane which curves in a recessed shape between an apex portion and a bottom portion of the wave surface. An... Agent: Sony Corporation

20140247498 - Compact concentrator assembly: A ray concentrator assembly (also referred to as concentrator assembly) combining a plurality of micro ray concentrators, ray redirectors and wave pipes. Each micro ray concentrator collects rays from a source, concentrates rays and is normally attached to a ray redirector. Each ray redirector redirects rays from a micro ray... Agent:

20140247499 - Security structure comprising a reflective optical structure, and associated method: A security element for integration into documents for authentication thereof. The security element comprises a substrate. A reflective optical structure and a reference pattern are disposed on the same side of the substrate. The reflective optical structure is made up of an array of Fresnel lenses. The reference pattern appears... Agent: Arjowiggins Security

20140247501 - Head-up display device: A head-up display device projects a display light on a windshield of a vehicle to form a virtual image thereon. The device includes a casing, an indicator which is attached to the casing to emit the display light into the casing, a light guide path through which the display light... Agent: Yazaki Corporation

20140247500 - Virtual image display device: A light guide member which guides video light includes a peripheral area forming portion extending to the outside of an effective light flux guide portion which is an area through which an effective light flux of the video light passes, and thus for example, even when ghost light resulting from... Agent: Seiko Epson Corporation

20140247502 - Immersion objective for microscopes and use thereof: A microscope immersion objective having a numerical aperture of NA>1.36 includes a front lens group. The front lens group has a first, object-side optical element having a plane parallel plate and a second optical element having a hyper-hemisphere. The plane parallel plate is wrung together with a planar side of... Agent:

20140247503 - Liquid lens image capture device: An image capture module includes a liquid lens having a first and a second electrode, and a first and a second conductor element in electrical contact with the first and second electrode, respectively, the first and second conductor elements being each intended for connection with a voltage generator for driving... Agent: Datalogic Scanning Group S.r.l.

20140247504 - Zoom lens for projection and projection-type display apparats: A zoom lens for projection substantially consists of a first lens-group having negative refractive-power, and which is arranged on a most magnification-side, and which is fixed during magnification change, a second lens-group having negative refractive-power, and which is arranged on a reduction-side of the first lens-group, and which is fixed... Agent: Fujifilm Corporation

20140247505 - Zoom lens: An embodiment of this invention provides a zoom lens, which comprises a plurality of lens groups in order from an object side to an image-forming side with positive, negative, positive, and positive refractive power respectively. The lens groups comprise a plurality of aspheric lenses and/or free form lenses and a... Agent: Ability Enterprise Co., Ltd.

20140247506 - Medium telephoto lens and imaging device: A first lens group having positive refractive power and a second lens group are arranged in this order from an object side, and only the first lens group moves in the optical axis direction while focusing. The first lens group substantially consists of a positive 1-1 lens, a positive 1-2... Agent: Fujifilm Corporation

20140247508 - Optical image lens system: An optical image 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 has positive refractive power. The... Agent: Largan Precision Co., Ltd.

20140247507 - Six-piece optical lens system: A six-piece optical lens system includes, in order from the object side to the image side: a first lens element with a negative refractive power having a concave image-side surface; a second lens element with a positive refractive power having a convex image-side surface; a third lens element with a... Agent: Newmax Technology Co., Ltd.

20140247509 - Five-piece optical lens system: A five-piece optical lens system comprises, in order from the object side to the image side: a first lens element with a negative refractive power having a convex object-side surface; a second lens element with a negative refractive power having a concave image-side surface; a third lens element with a... Agent: Newmax Technology Co., Ltd.

20140247510 - Imaging lens: The present invention relates to an imaging lens, the imaging lens including, in an ordered way from an object side, a first lens having positive (+) refractive power and convexly formed at an object side surface; a second lens having positive (+) refractive power and concavely formed at an object... Agent:

20140247511 - Lens barrel and camera system: A lens barrel includes an oscillatory wave motor which drives a lens; a manual connection ring which is operated manually to cause the lens to move along an optical axis; a slip ring which is in contact with the manual connection ring; a roller which is in contact with the... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

20140247512 - Method for manufacturing a mirror comprising at least one cavity and optical mirror: The invention relates to a method for manufacturing a light weight optical mirror or a monolithic mirror comprising at least one cooling channel, the method comprising forming a mirror body by iteratively depositing a metallic powder in layers and applying, for each of the layers, heat at least in a... Agent: Fraunhofer-gesellschaft Zur F&#xf6 Rderung Der Angewandten Forschung E. V.

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