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Optical: systems and elements May archived by USPTO category 05/09

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05/28/2009 > patent applications in patent subcategories. archived by USPTO category

20090135459 - Hologram recording apparatus and hologram recording/reproducing method: A hologram recorder applies a recording beam (S) and a reference beam (R) to the illumination site (p) of a hologram recording medium (B). The interference between the recording beam (S) and the reference beam (R) produces multiple hologram recording at the illumination site (p). The recorder includes a recording-purpose... Agent: Greer, Burns & Crain

20090135460 - High-speed multi-dimensional beam scanning system with angle amplification: A beam-steering system having high positional resolution and fast switching speed is disclosed. Embodiments of the beam-steering system comprise a diffraction limited optical system that includes a reflective imager and two controllably rotatable MEMS elements. The optical system is characterized by a folded optical path, wherein light propagating on the... Agent: Demont & Breyer, LLC

20090135461 - Optical element: An optical element includes a container including first and second end face walls, a side face wall, and an accommodating chamber inside the walls; first and second liquids enclosed in the chamber; a first electrode provided on a surface of the first end face wall; a second electrode provided on... Agent: Wolf Greenfield & Sacks, P.C.

20090135462 - Clear to circular polarizing photochromic devices and methods of making the same: The present invention provides optical elements comprising a photochromic linear polarizing element and a birefringent layer that circularly or elliptically polarizes transmitted radiation. The photochromic linear polarizing element comprises a substrate and either: (1) a coating comprising an aligned, thermally reversible photochromic-dichroic compound having an average absorption ratio of at... Agent: Ppg Industries Inc Intellectual Property Dept

20090135463 - Moveable micro-electromechanical device: A MEMS device is provided. The MEMS device may include a first plate, a second plate and a third plate. The MEMS device may also include a first power supply configured to provide a voltage to the first plate and a second power supply configured apply a voltage to the... Agent: Knobbe, Martens, Olson & Bear, LLP

20090135464 - Area array modulation and lead reduction in interferometric modulators: A light modulator is arranged as an array of rows and columns of interferometric display elements. Each element is divided into sub-rows of sub-elements. Array connection lines transmit operating signals to the display elements, with one connection line corresponding to one row of display elements in the array. Sub-array connection... Agent: Knobbe, Martens, Olson & Bear, LLP

20090135466 - Method and device for multistate interferometric light modulation: A multi-state light modulator comprises a first reflector 104. A first electrode 142 is positioned at a distance from the first reflector 104. A second reflector 14 is positioned between the first reflector 104 and the first electrode 142. The second reflector 14 is movable between an undriven position, a... Agent: Knobbe, Martens, Olson & Bear, LLP

20090135465 - System and method for multi-level brightness in interferometric modulation: A display having a plurality of reflective display elements. In one embodiment, the display elements comprise at least one electrode having a plurality of active areas. In one embodiment, at least two of the sizes of the active areas are different with respect to each other, e.g., they are non-uniform... Agent: Knobbe, Martens, Olson & Bear, LLP

20090135467 - Electrophoretic display device and method of manufacturing the device: An electrophoretic display (EPD) device and a method of manufacturing the EPD are disclosed. An EPD device includes a first substrate, a second substrate, and an electrophoretic layer. The first substrate includes a plurality of pixel areas, and each pixel area includes a first electrode. The second substrate faces the... Agent: H.c. Park & Associates, PLC

20090135470 - Electrophoretic indication display: An electrophoretic display having a pair of substrates separated by a microcapsule layer, a plurality of pixels formed at the intersections of rows of gate lines and columns of data lines on at least one of the substrates, wherein at least one of said substrates is sufficiently flexible when touched... Agent: Haynes And Boone, LLPIPSection

20090135468 - Optical film for display apparatus using electrophoresis and filter for display apparatus having the same: An optical film for a display apparatus using electrophoresis includes a transparent base having partition walls dividing the transparent base into cells, an electrophoresis dispersion which fills the cells and contains a dielectric medium and charged pigment particles dispersed throughout the dielectric medium, a front electrode provided in front of... Agent: Lerner, David, Littenberg, Krumholz & Mentlik

20090135469 - Reflection type display apparatus and method for manufacturing light guide plate: A reflection-type display apparatus that includes cavities dispersed on a light guide plate and is a type of flexible thin film, and a method for manufacturing a light guide plate. The reflection-type display apparatus includes: a reflection-type display; a light source provided on one side of the reflection-type display; a... Agent: Cha & Reiter, LLC

20090135471 - Display element: A display element having circuitry adapted to at least partially electrochemically dissolve a first layer by means of supplying an electrical current through the first layer. The first layer separates a first reservoir filled with a liquid from a second reservoir. By dissolving the first layer at least partially, at... Agent: Anne Vachon Dougherty

20090135472 - Method of manufacturing oscillator device, and optical deflector and optical instrument having oscillator device: A method of manufacturing an oscillator based on etching a monocrystal silicon substrate, the method including a mask forming step for forming, on the monocrystal silicon substrate, an etching mask having a pattern with a repetition shape comprised of a plurality of mutually coupled oscillators each including a torsion spring... Agent: Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto

20090135473 - Modified michelson delay line interferometer: In an optical etalon with a fixed FSR determined by the cavity length, the time delay is adjusted by an etalon surface coating. The proper cavity length is chosen to achieve a desired FSR, and the coating is independently selected to obtain a desired time delay.... Agent: Antonio R. Durando

20090135474 - Folding mirror: A folding mirror includes a substrate and a dielectric multilayered film formed on a surface of the substrate. The dielectric multilayered film includes a first period layer with a structure represented by a formula (0.33 H 0.66 L 0.33H)n, a second period layer with a structure represented by a formula... Agent: PCe Industry, Inc. Att. Steven Reiss

20090135475 - Method for operating an optical system and optical system: The invention concerns a method for operating an optical system (1) as well as an optical system. In the method an object of study is spatially imaged in an image plane using a microscope (2) comprised in the optical system (1), wherein the microscope (2) comprises at least one lens... Agent: Mcdonnell Boehnen Hulbert & Berghoff LLP

20090135476 - Light source apparatus and laser scanning microscope: Beth of highly stable light having the same optical performance and fast-modulated light are emitted simply and inexpensively. A light source apparatus is provided, which includes semiconductor laser elements that emit laser light according to an inputted current signal, a light receiving element that receives the laser light emitted from... Agent: Frishauf, Holtz, Goodman & Chick, PC

20090135477 - Stage apparatus: A glass slide is accurately held in position with a simple structure. A stage apparatus 1 is provided which includes mounting surfaces 3 on which a glass slide 2 is mounted, abutments 5a and 5b that butt against two adjacent side surfaces 2c and 2d, respectively, of the glass slide... Agent: Frishauf, Holtz, Goodman & Chick, PC

20090135478 - Telescopic tube: A telescopic tube includes an upper section tube and a lower section tube that are provided coaxially with each other. A plurality of connecting rods is provided between the upper and lower section tubes in parallel to the axis of the tube. Via the connecting rods, the upper section tube... Agent: Hdls Patent & Trademark Services

20090135479 - Universal mount for night vision goggles: A mount for night vision goggles including a bracket configured to attach the mount to headgear and a chassis base extending from the bracket. A first socket assembly is attached to the chassis base, the first socket assembly adapted to receive a first type of night vision goggle attachment. A... Agent: Christie, Parker & Hale, LLP

20090135480 - Fresnel lens sheet, light-transmission screen, and projection image display apparatus: The Fresnel lens sheet according to the present invention has a plurality of prismatic Fresnel lens elements including a Fresnel facet, a riser facet, and a top facet crossing the facet and the riser facet on an entrance surface. An angle of the top facet of each Fresnel lens element... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch

20090135481 - Polarizer, projection lens system, exposure apparatus and exposing method: The directions of amplitude of polarized light passing through a polarizer are concentric around a position. The polarizer is disposed on the surface of a pupil such that the position lies exactly on the center of the surface of the pupil. Rays of luminous flux of illumination light converted into... Agent: Mcdermott Will & Emery LLP

20090135482 - Intrinsic polarizer: An intrinsic polarizer, including a sheet of PVA-type matrix that includes vinylene polymer blocks, the sheet defining a pass polarization axis and a block polarization axis perpendicular to the pass polarization axis, light having an electrical vector parallel to the pass polarization axis being substantially transmitted through the sheet and... Agent: Oliff & Berridge, PLC

20090135483 - Retardation film: The invention provides a retardation film, composed primarily of an acrylic polymer, with transparency, heat resistance, and large retardation. The retardation film of the present invention is composed primarily of an acrylic polymer. The film has an in-plane retardation of from 130 nm to 500 nm, inclusive, per 100 μm... Agent: Morrison & Foerster LLP

20090135484 - Lens with variable focal length and symmetry: e

20090135485 - Zoom lens and image capturing apparatus: where Ds denotes a distance along the optical axis extending from the lens surface that is the closest to the image among the lens surfaces of the subgroup located on the object side to the lens surface that is the closest to the object among the lens surfaces of the... Agent: Rader Fishman & Grauer PLLC

20090135486 - Use of a focusing vortex lens as the objective in spiral phase contrast microscopy: A method and objective apparatus are provided for implementing an enhanced phase contrast microscope. A focusing vortex lens, defined by a diffractive spiral zone plate (SZP) lens, is used for the objective for the phase contrast microscope. The SZP lens focuses and imparts a helical phase to incident illumination to... Agent: Joan Pennington

20090135487 - Diffraction grating device and optical apparatus: A diffraction grating device for splitting or coupling light beams permits the divergence of the light beams to be minimized easily. A first light beam is incident on a diffraction grating from the side thereof facing the inside of the device, and a second light beam is incident on the... Agent: Sidley Austin LLP

20090135488 - Optical device and wavelength selective switch: An optical device and a wavelength selector switch are provided. The optical device includes a diffraction grating having first and second planes and first and second reflecting planes located on a first plane side of the diffraction grating. In the optical device, light input to the second plane of the... Agent: Staas & Halsey LLP

20090135489 - Light diffusive sheet for backlihgt unit and preparation thereof: A light diffusive sheet for a backlight unit, comprising a transparent substrate-photocured resin layer laminate having a plurality of hemispherical-shaped protrusions of varying sizes, has excellent luminance, and a wide screen view angle.... Agent: Bacon & Thomas, PLLC

20090135490 - Optical sheet: An optical sheet is disclosed. The optical sheet includes a base film, a prism unit on the base film, an adhesive layer on the prism unit, and a first protective film on the adhesive layer. The prism unit is buried into the adhesive layer.... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch

20090135492 - Anti-reflective film, polarizer, liquid crystal display element and display element: The present invention provides an antireflective film, a polarizer, a liquid crystal display element, and a display element, each of which makes it possible for light reflected on a surface to which stains have adhered and on a surface where the stains have remained even after being wiped off to... Agent: Nixon & Vanderhye, PC

20090135491 - Optical element and method for manufacturing master for producing optical element: An optical element has a plurality of structures including convex portions or concave portions arranged on a base member surface, wherein the arrangement pitch of the structures is 380 nm to 680 nm and the aspect ratio of the structure is 0.62 to 1.09.... Agent: K&l Gates LLP

20090135493 - Light-emitting display device-equipped rear-view mirror: Visibility of indications in a rear-view mirror incorporating a light-emitting display device is improved. A mirror element 14 is formed by forming a semi-transmissive reflective film 18 on one surface of a transparent substrate 16. On a back surface of the mirror element 14, a dark color mask member 20... Agent: Greenblum & Bernstein, P.L.C

20090135495 - Camera, handlens, and microscope optical system for imaging and coupled optical spectroscopy: An optical system comprising two lens cells, each lens cell comprising multiple lens elements, to provide imaging over a very wide image distance and within a wide range of magnification by changing the distance between the two lens cells. An embodiment also provides scannable laser spectroscopic measurements within the field-of-view... Agent: Seth Z. Kalson C/o Cpa Global

20090135494 - Dual focal length lens system: A dual focal length optical system includes a first optical system and a second optical system. The first optical system is positioned along an optical path and includes an optical structure having an object side surface and an image side surface. The first optical system also includes a first surface... Agent: David A. Novais Patent Legal Staff

20090135496 - Projection zoom lens and projection type display device: A projection zoom lens is provided and includes: in order from the magnification side, a positive first lens group performing focusing with being fixed during power-varying and having a focusing function; a negative second lens group, a negative third lens group, and a positive fourth lens group, which are moved... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch

20090135497 - Projection zoom lens and projection type display device: A projection zoom lens is provided and includes: in order from the magnification side, a negative first lens group performing focusing with being fixed during power-varying; a positive second lens group, a positive third lens group, a positive fourth lens group, a positive fifth lens group, which are moved with... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch

20090135498 - Zoom lens, optical apparatus equipped with the zoom lens and method for forming an image of an object and varying a focal length: A zoom lens comprises the following lens groups in the order from an object side: a first lens group having a positive refracting power; a second lens group having a negative refracting power; a third lens group having a positive refracting power; and a fourth lens group having a positive... Agent: Miles & Stockbridge PC

20090135499 - Macro objective: A description is given of a macro objective (M) with a corrective compensation of aberrations (Continuous Aberration Suppression; CAS). The macro objective has a first positive optical subassembly (A), a second nearly afocal optical subassembly (B), a stop (APE), a third nearly afocal optical subassembly (B′) and a fourth positive... Agent: Ipxlaw Group LLP

20090135500 - Zoom lens and camera device including the same: A zoom lens includes a first lens group having a positive focal length, a second lens group having a negative focal length, a third lens group having a positive focal length, a fourth lens group having a negative focal length which are arranged in order from an object side to... Agent: Dickstein Shapiro LLP

20090135501 - Optical sheet, method for manufacturing the same, and liquid crystal display using the same: An optical sheet comprises: a base film; a first primer layer disposed on a surface of the base film; and a projection disposed on the first primer layer, wherein a thickness of the first primer layer ranges from about 5 nm to 300 nm.... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch

20090135502 - Dual focal length lens system: A dual focal length optical system includes a first optical system and a second optical system. The first optical system is positioned along an optical axis and includes an optical structure having an object side surface and an image side surface. The object side surface and the image side surface... Agent: David A. Novais Patent Legal Staff

20090135503 - Optical system and optical apparatus having the same: An optical system includes a first lens with a functional film having film hardness of equal to or less than H formed on at least on one surface thereof, and a second lens located opposite the surface with the functional film of the first lens and having a diameter larger... Agent: Canon U.s.a. Inc. Intellectual Property Division

20090135504 - Imaging lens: The imaging lens includes, in order from an object side to an image surface side, a diaphragm 2, a first lens 3 that is a meniscus lens having a positive power whose convex surface faces the object side, and a second lens 4 that is a meniscus lens having a... Agent: Quinn Emanuel Urquhart Oliver & Hedges, LLP Koda/androlia

20090135505 - Mechanism for translating a night vision goggle: A mechanism for adjusting the position of an optical device with respect to a field helmet along an axis of translation is provided. The mechanism comprises an optical device mounting component for coupling to the optical device. A field helmet mounting component for coupling to the field helmet is slideably... Agent: Ratnerprestia

20090135506 - Screw actuated night vision goggle tilt mechanism: A mechanism for adjusting the angular position of an optical device with respect to a field helmet is disclosed. The mechanism includes an optical device mounting component for coupling to the optical device. A field helmet mounting component is provided for coupling to the field helmet. The field helmet mounting... Agent: Ratnerprestia

20090135507 - Tilt adjustment locking mechanism for a head-mounted night vision device: A mechanism for permitting selective adjustment of the angular position of a head-mounted night vision device is provided. The mechanism comprises a housing positioned adjacent the night vision device. A shaft defining a longitudinal axis is at least partially positioned within or adjacent the housing. The shaft is rotatively coupled... Agent: Ratnerprestia

20090135508 - Lens driving device, optical pick up device and adjusting method: A lens driving device according to the present invention includes a mounting base; a collimation lens that is engaged with the mounting base and movable in optical axis directions; and a driving source that moves the collimation lens in the optical axis directions, and the mounting base includes a fulcrum... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch

20090135509 - Retractable rear view mirror: A mirror assembly for trucks, vans and the like, for providing front or rear viewing as the vehicle is moving forward or is backing up, for example, into a truck loading dock area. The mirror assembly comprises a mirror unit that is connected by a mirror arm to a support... Agent: Wilmerhale/new York

20090135510 - Reflective projection optical system, exposure apparatus, device manufacturing method, projection method, and exposure method: A reflective projection optical system comprises a first optical unit having at least one reflecting optical element, and a second optical unit having at least one reflecting optical element. A focal point on the second surface side of the first optical unit approximately agrees with a focal point on the... Agent: Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner LLP

20090135511 - System and method for use in displaying modulated light: A system for use in displaying modulated light includes a light source operable to generate a light beam. The system also includes a color wheel for receiving the light beam. The color wheel comprises a plurality of translucent segments. The plurality of translucent segments comprises a first number of blue... Agent: Texas Instruments Incorporated

  
05/21/2009 > patent applications in patent subcategories. archived by USPTO category

20090128872 - Method of forming an image and image projection device: A method of forming an image comprising providing a device for imparting respective phase shifts to different regions of an incident wavefront, wherein the phase shifts give rise to an image in a replay field, and causing zero-order light to be focused into a region between the replay field and... Agent: Hamilton, Brook, Smith & Reynolds, P.C.

20090128873 - Light valve assembly with a holographic optical element and a method of making the same: A light valve assembly comprises a holographic optical element and a light valve that comprises an array of individually addressable pixels. The light valve assemblies can be fabricated on the die level or on a wafer-level.... Agent: Texas Instruments Incorporated

20090128874 - Hologram recording device: A hologram recording device (A1) includes a laser (1), a beam splitter (3) splitting the laser beam from the laser (1) into recording and reference beams (S), (R), a spatial light modulator (5) modulating the recording beam (S) by record information, a recording opto-system directing the modulated beam (S) to... Agent: Greer, Burns & Crain

20090128875 - Phase retrieval and phase hologram synthesis: A method of retrieving phase information from input intensity information, representative of a target image, in which a Fourier transform is performed on data and the result used in forming a phase estimate, the phase estimate being inverse Fourier transformed, thereby producing magnitude and phase replay, and wherein not only... Agent: Hamilton, Brook, Smith & Reynolds, P.C.

20090128876 - Hologram recording device: m

20090128877 - Optical scanning actuator: An optical scanning actuator includes a leaf spring member that has a base end fixed and a tip end, a light source that is fitted to the leaf spring member, an electromagnetic driving unit that oscillates the tip end of the leaf spring member, and an optical element that is... Agent: Edwards Angell Palmer & Dodge LLP

20090128878 - Scanner and display device having the same: A scanner and a display device. The scanner may include: a mirror positioned on a light path for reflecting light; a mirror holder supporting the mirror; a housing rotatably supporting the mirror holder; a driving unit rotating the mirror holder such that the mirror rotates periodically in an oscillatory manner;... Agent: Staas & Halsey LLP

20090128879 - Cylindrical lens, optical beam scanning apparatus using the same, image forming apparatus, and method of manufacturing the lens: A cylindrical lens according to the present invention is a cylindrical lens of a bi-concave type in which both of a surface on which light is made incident and a surface from which the light is emitted are formed as concave surfaces, wherein, in at least one of the concave... Agent: Patterson & Sheridan, L.L.P.

20090128880 - Light controlling apparatus: In a light controlling apparatus including a substrate in which an aperture is formed, a light controlling unit in which, another aperture is formed, and a ion conducting actuator as a driving source, the aperture formed in the substrate and the aperture formed in the light controlling unit are switched... Agent: Scully Scott Murphy & Presser, PC

20090128881 - Integrated tir prism and lens element: Disclosed is an optical component, which comprises a prism element adjacent to a lens element, where the two elements are separated by a small air gap. In disclosed embodiments, the elements have adjacent and parallel surfaces which are substantially planar and which, with the small air gap, operate through Total... Agent: Texas Instruments Incorporated

20090128882 - Electrochromic materials and electrochromic devices using the same: Disclosed herein are novel red electrochromic materials. Further, disclosed herein are electrochromic devices comprising the red electrochromic materials. The electrochromic devices can find various applications in various electrochromic systems, including electrochromic windows and smart windows, and can realize full-color images.... Agent: Cantor Colburn, LLP

20090128883 - Display apparatus using pulsed light source: The present invention provides a display apparatus, comprising: a light source; at least one spatial light modulator for modulating a luminous flux emitted from the light source; and controller for processing video image information, which is input, and controlling the light source and the spatial light modulator, wherein the controller... Agent: Bo-in Lin

20090128885 - Spatial light modulator and mirror array device: The present invention provides a spatial light modulator, comprising: a plurality of mirror elements; a plurality of address electrodes for controlling the movement of each of the mirror elements; and first and second control circuits for generating a voltage in the address electrode, wherein the second control circuit applies a... Agent: Bo-in Lin

20090128884 - Spatial light modulator implemented with a mirror array device: The present invention provides a spatial light modulator, comprising: a plurality of row lines each connected to a plurality of memory circuits; and a plurality of word lines and a plurality of plate lines connected to the memory circuits for selecting and controlling sets of the memory circuits connected to... Agent: Bo-in Lin

20090128886 - Illumination optical apparatus, exposure apparatus, and device manufacturing method: An illumination optical apparatus guides exposure light emitted from an exposure light source, to an illumination target object. The illumination optical apparatus has a plurality of spatial light modulation members arranged in an array form, and each spatial light modulation member is so configured that a plurality of reflecting optical... Agent: Miles & Stockbridge PC

20090128887 - Spatial light modulator and mirror array device: The present invention provides a spatial light modulator, comprising: a pixel array comprising a plurality of pixel units. Each of the pixel units further comprises memory cell. A plurality of bit lines and a plurality of word lines for electrically communicating with the pixel units. A plurality of plate lines,... Agent: Bo-in Lin

20090128888 - Mirror array device: The present invention provides a mirror array device, comprising: a plurality of mirror elements each comprising a hinge and a deflectable mirror supported by the hinge; a memory cell for controlling the mirror element; a bit line for transmitting a data signal to the memory cell; a word line for... Agent: Bo-in Lin

20090128889 - Display device, method of manufacturing display device and electronic apparatus: A display device capable of easily and reliably obtaining an intermediate tone and reliably maintaining individual colors including the intermediate tone even at stoppage of application of an electrical voltage, a manufacturing method of a display device capable of easily and reliably manufacturing the display device, and an electronic apparatus... Agent: Oliff & Berridge, PLC

20090128890 - Spatial light modulator and mirror array device: The present invention provides a spatial light modulator, comprising: a pixel array comprises a plurality of pixel units. Each of the pixel units comprises a memory cell. A plurality of word lines and a plurality of plate lines to electrically communicate with the pixel units. A plurality of bit line... Agent: Bo-in Lin

20090128891 - Optical fiber amplification system: An optical fiber amplifier pumping technique based on multiple stimulated Raman scattering (SRS) for optical communication systems includes a plurality of pump signals with increasing wavelength which are injected into a fiber. The wavelengths of such pump signals are such that, in cascade, each pump signal of the plurality is... Agent: Kirschstein, Israel, Schiffmiller & Pieroni, P.C.

20090128892 - Chirped pulse fiber amplifier: A short-pulse fiber amplifier system (10) is designed so that nonlinear phase shifts and third-order dispersion are purposely introduced that compensate each other. In particular, the nonlinear phase shift accumulated in the amplifier is compensated by the third-order dispersion of the combination of a fiber stretcher (12) and a grating... Agent: Jones, Tullar & Cooper, P.C.

20090128893 - Low-emissivity window films and coatings incorporating nanoscale wire grids: A high-transparency, low-emissivity window film or coating is designed to maximize so-called greenhouse heating. This effect is achieved through the use of conductive grids and/or gratings whose width and spacing has been selected such that the grid appears as a uniform conductive film to long-wavelength infrared (blackbody) radiation. The conductive... Agent: Hensley Kim & Holzer, LLC

20090128894 - Reflective optical element for ultraviolet radiation, projection optical system and projection exposure system therewith, and method for forming the same: A reflective optical element (1) for radiation with a wavelength λ in the ultraviolet wavelength range comprises a reflective surface (6), and a dielectric multilayer system (4) formed on the reflective surface (6) which comprises at least two successive pairs of layers (5.i, 5.i+1), each pair of layers (5.1 to... Agent: Walter A. Hackler, Ph.d Patent Law Office

20090128895 - Filter for display device: A filter 100 for a display device includes a transparent substrate 110; a near infrared ray blocking layer 120; and electromagnetic shielding layer 130; an external light blocking layer 140; and a color compensation layer 150. The near infrared ray blocking layer 120 is formed on the transparent substrate 110... Agent: Mcdermott Will & Emery LLP

20090128896 - Catadioptric projection objective with intermediate image: In a catadioptric projection objective for imaging a pattern of a mask arranged in an object surface (as) of the projection objective into an image field arranged in the image surface (IS) of the projection objective, with a demagnifying imaging scale, having at least one concave mirror (CM) and at... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC

20090128897 - Microscope having multiple image- outputting devices and probing apparatus for integrated circuit devices using the same: A microscope comprises an object splitter and a plurality of image-outputting devices configured to receive object images. The object splitter includes a first beam splitter configured to direct an illumination light to an object, a positive lens configured to collect a reflected light from the object and focus the reflected... Agent: Connolly Bove Lodge & Hutz LLP

20090128898 - Microscopy method and microscope: A microscopy method is provided for generating an image of an image field passing in a predetermined depth of a sample to be examined, comprising a plurality of illumination steps, in which a part of the image field is in each case illuminated with a focused illumination beam bundle, which... Agent: Duane Morris LLP - Ny Patent Department

20090128899 - Optical system providing optical magnification: An optical system for the magnification of an object presented to an image receiver. The optical system includes a frame configured to position at least one optical element between the object and the image receiver. The optical element includes a plurality of Galilean telescopes supported on a substrate, each Galilean... Agent: Dergosits & Noah LLP

20090128900 - Autostereoscopic display: An auto-stereoscopic display device consists of a display array with a defined pixel arrangement and a parallax-barrier arranged in front of and/or behind the display array. The parallax-barrier is comprised of structural elements distributed over a barrier surface, where a barrier texture is formed by the structural elements from a... Agent: Kusner & Jaffe Highland Place Suite 310

20090128901 - Pupil scan apparatus: An apparatus and method by which an image is projected to pupils of a viewer. Preferably, the image covers only areas occupied by the pupils and tracks the areas occupied by the pupils such as to provide continuous display of the imagery to a viewer. The method is to dynamically... Agent: William B Ritchie Law Ofice Of William B. Ritchie

20090128902 - Binocular optical relay device: An optical relay device, comprising a light-transmissive substrate shaped as a structure having an apex section, a right section and a left section being separated from the right section by an air gap. The optical relay device further comprises at least two input optical elements located at the apex section,... Agent: Martin D. Moynihan Prtsi

20090128903 - Polarizing beam splitter and optical apparatus including the same: A polarizing beam splitter has a periodic structure including a plurality of structured portions periodically disposed in a first direction at intervals equal to or shorter than a used wavelength. The periodic structure satisfies a condition that, of an incident light flux, polarized light that vibrates in one direction is... Agent: Canon U.s.a. Inc. Intellectual Property Division

20090128904 - Grid polarizing film, method for producing the film, optical laminate, method for producing the laminate, and liquid crystal display: A lengthy grid polarizer film comprising a lengthy resin film and a plurality of grid lines provided on the surface and/or inside of the resin film and extending substantially in parallel with each other are provided, the grid lines being made of a material G being 1.0 or more in... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch

20090128905 - Optical element, polarizing element, lighting device, and liquid crystal display: An optical element of the invention comprises at least two laminated layers of at least one kind of reflective polarizer (a); and at least one layer of at least one kind of retardation layer (b) for changing polarization properties laminated between the reflective polarizers (a), the combination of the layers... Agent: Westerman, Hattori, Daniels & Adrian, LLP

20090128906 - Folded radial brewster polariser: A compact polarisation selection device (99, 100, 300, 350, 500, 550) for all kind of laser beam applications is proposed. The device (99, 100, 300, 350, 500, 550) comprises at least two components (60, 70), the first component (60) having a surface (80), which is at least partly making an... Agent: Bacon & Thomas, PLLC

20090128907 - Optical element, polarizing element, lighting device, and liquid crystal display: An optical element of the invention comprises at least two laminated layers of at least one kind of reflective polarizer (a); and at least one layer of at least one kind of retardation layer (b) for changing polarization properties laminated between the reflective polarizers (a), the combination of the layers... Agent: Westerman, Hattori, Daniels & Adrian, LLP

20090128908 - Polarization split element and production method thereof, and optical pickup, optical device, optical isolator and polarizing hologram provided with the polarization split element: A polarization split element 1 includes a substrate 2 and a plurality of ridge-shaped convex portions 3 provided in parallel with one another at equal intervals on the substrate 2, and performs polarization splitting with respect to light beams 4 incident to the plurality of the convex portions 3 by... Agent: Hamre, Schumann, Mueller & Larson, P.C.

20090128909 - Birefringent filter using reflective polarizers and dichroic elements: An optical filter uses two or more reflective polarizers together with retarders to form birefringent filters with controlled transmission. The energy reflected by these polarizers is absorbed by one or more dichroic elements, which can be adjacent to a reflective polarizer; or spaced apart from it by one or more... Agent: Cohen, Pontani, Lieberman & Pavane LLP

20090128910 - Corner cube retroreflector mount: A retroreflector adapted to be mounted to a motor including a first, second, and third petal having a mutually perpendicular first, second, and third reflective surface that form a retroreflective surface. A base is directly connected to at least one of the first, second, or third petal so as to... Agent: Proskauer Rose LLP

20090128911 - Diffraction grating with a spatially varying duty-cycle: A diffractive optical element is disclosed. The optical element comprises a grating having a periodic linear structure in at least one direction. The linear structure is characterized by non-uniform duty cycle selected to ensure non-uniform diffraction efficiency.... Agent: Martin D. Moynihan D/b/a Prtsi, Inc.

20090128912 - Composite material and optical component using the same: A composite material (10) includes a resin (12), and first inorganic particles (11) dispersed in the resin and containing at least zirconium oxide. The composite material has a refractive index at the d line nCOMd of not less than 1.60 and an Abbe's number νCOM of not less than 20,... Agent: Hamre, Schumann, Mueller & Larson P.C.

20090128914 - Diffuser plate, backlight and display have the same: A diffuser plate includes a first optical sheet having a rear surface configured to receive light from a light source and having a front surface configured to provide light to a second optical sheet, the first optical sheet having a predetermined pattern formed by a plurality of transmissive regions and... Agent: Lee & Morse, P.C.

20090128913 - Diffusion plate and diffusion plate assembly: The invention provides a diffusion plate and a diffusion plate assembly. The diffusion plate is made from transparent material. Pluralities of bar-type patterns are disposed on the emission surface of the diffusion plate. The outline of these patterns has a first curve and a second curve. The protruding direction of... Agent: Kamrath & Associates P.A.

20090128917 - Antiglare film: An embodiment of the present invention is an antiglare film which includes an antiglare layer having particles A, particles B, and a binder matrix on a transparent substrate. A difference in refractive index between the particles A and the binder matrix (|nA−nM|) is 0.060 or less. A difference in refractive... Agent: Squire, Sanders & Dempsey L.L.P.

20090128915 - Antiglare film and coating composition for making the same: The present invention relates to an antiglare film, which comprises a cured transparent resin layer and a type of transparent hollow particles. The hollow particles are distributed in the transparent resin layer and partially exposed therefrom. The ratio of the inner diameter to the outer diameter of the hollow particle... Agent: North America Intellectual Property Corporation

20090128916 - Curable composition and cured product, laminate film and antireflective film using the same and polarizing plate and image display device using the antireflective film: A curable composition, which comprises at least one hydroxyl group-containing polymer, at least one crosslinking agent having a fluorine atom and being reactive with hydroxyl group and at least one curing catalyst; a compound having a specific structure, which is appropriately usable as a crosslinking agent in the curable composition,... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch

20090128918 - Method and apparatus for reducing laser speckle: An apparatus and method for reducing speckle of a laser beam is disclosed. The apparatus includes a light guide, a highly reflective mirror at the input face of the light guide and a partially-transmissive display after the exit face of the light guide. A coherent laser beam is introduced into... Agent: Michael K. Lindsey Gavrilovich, Dodd & Lindsey, LLP

20090128919 - Head-mounted display: A head-mounted display for forming a virtual image at a predetermined distance in front of a user includes: a left eye unit and a right eye unit, each eye unit having an image module for generating an image and an optical system disposed at a predetermined distance from the image... Agent: Cha & Reiter, LLC

20090128920 - Dichroic mirror: A dichroic mirror includes a substrate and a dielectric multilayered film formed on a surface of the substrate. The dielectric multilayered film includes a first period layer with a structure represented by a formula (0.7H1.4L0.7H)n and a second period layer with a structure represented by a formula (2HμL)m in order... Agent: PCe Industry, Inc. Att. Steven Reiss

20090128921 - Led collimator having spline surfaces and related methods: A TIR collimator for an LED light source includes a body portion having a reflective surface, wherein the reflective surface includes a plurality of segments. Respective segments of the reflective surface have corresponding cross-sectional profiles defined by different low-order polynomial functions, such that the overall cross-sectional profile of the reflective... Agent: Philips Intellectual Property And Standards

20090128922 - Fluidic adaptive lens systems with pumping systems: The present invention in various embodiments relates to a variety of different types of fluidic adaptive lens systems, pumping systems for implementation in such lens systems, other systems employing such lens systems, and related methods of fabrication. In at least some embodiments, the present invention relates to a lens system... Agent: Whyte Hirschboeck Dudek S C Intellectual Property Department

20090128923 - High power zoom lens system and image pickup apparatus: A high power zoom lens system includes, in order from the object side: a first lens group having a positive refractive power and remaining stationary during zooming; a second lens group having a negative refractive power and moving during zooming; a third lens group and a fourth lens group having... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch

20090128925 - Zoom lens and imaging apparatus: h

20090128924 - Zoom lens system, imaging device and camera: An object is to provide a zoom lens system that can realize high image quality, a large aperture and a small size simultaneously and that can optically compensate blur of the image due to hand blur, vibration or the like, an imaging device and a camera. The present invention relates... Agent: Mcdermott Will & Emery LLP

20090128926 - Systems and methods for moving a lens using shape memory materials: An imaging apparatus comprises an image pickup and a lens. A shape memory actuator is coupled to the lens and configured to move the lens relative to the image pickup.... Agent: Seed Intellectual Property Law Group PLLC

20090128927 - Optical lens system for taking image: An optical lens system for taking image comprises, in order from the object side to the image side: a first lens element with positive refractive power having a convex object-side surface; a second lens element with negative refractive power having a concave image-side surface and at least one aspheric surface;... Agent: Dr. Banger Shia

20090128928 - Optical element driving device and imaging apparatus: A lens driving device includes a lens, a moving member that supports the lens, a stationary member that movably supports the moving member, a pitch drive mechanism that drives the moving member in the pitch correction direction, and a yaw drive mechanism that drives in the yaw correction direction. The... Agent: Panasonic Patent Center

20090128929 - Apparatus for assembling lens module: An apparatus for assembling a lens module is provided. The lens module comprises a lens barrel and at least one optical element received therein. The apparatus includes an element-grasping member, an assembly station and two guiding members. The element-grasping member is configured for grasping the at least one optical element... Agent: PCe Industry, Inc. Att. Steven Reiss

20090128930 - Optical axis tilting device for laser optical system: An optical axis tilting device for laser optical system is configured to include a lens barrel in which a laser optical system is disposed; a tilt frame provided with a tilt sensor, a tilt mechanism including a drive motor, a threaded shaft, a movable member, and a position detector; a... Agent: Chapman And Cutler

20090128931 - Lens apparatus and image pickup apparatus: According to the lens apparatus of the present invention, the lens apparatus is constituted by including a first fixed lens-barrel (51) including a plurality of fixed-side first guide grooves (7A, 7B, 67) and fixed-side second guide grooves (66, 75A, 75B), a first movable lens-barrel (52) which is arranged at the... Agent: Rader Fishman & Grauer PLLC

20090128932 - Lens module: A lens module includes a base, a carrier carrying a lens, two elastic members attached on the base and supporting the carrier, and a number of thermal actuators. The carrier is movable relative to the base. The thermal actuators each have a first arm and a second arm. The first... Agent: PCe Industry, Inc. Att. Steven Reiss

20090128933 - Driving device: A driving device includes a piezoelectric element that expands and contracts by the application of voltage, a driving shaft fixed to one end of the piezoelectric element in a direction of the optical axis, a lens holder fixed to the other end of the piezoelectric element in the direction of... Agent: Wenderoth, Lind & Ponack, L.L.P.

20090128934 - Adapter for connecting an optical recording device to an observation device: The invention relates to an adapter for connecting the optical path of an optical recording device, in particular a camera, to the optical path of an observation device, with an attachment portion for attaching to one of the two devices, and the adapter has two centring mechanisms for centring the... Agent: Lerner, David, Littenberg, Krumholz & Mentlik

20090128935 - Mirror device accommodated by liquid-cooled package: The present invention discloses a mirror device that comprises 1) a mirror element for modulating incident light emitted from a light source and for controlling the reflecting direction of incident light, and 2) a coolant flow channel for containing and flowing a liquid coolant through the flow channel to carry... Agent: Bo-in Lin

20090128937 - Method of manufacturing color filter, color filter, image display device and electronic apparatus: A color filter manufacturing method includes supplying different colored ink to cells on a substrate from nozzles based on drawing pattern data; determining whether any droplet ejection apparatus part is washed or exchanged, or a color filter size is changed; and if so, producing correction data for correcting the drawing... Agent: Harness, Dickey & Pierce, P.L.C

20090128936 - Optical multilayer filter, method of manufacturing the same, and electronic apparatus: An optical multilayer filter having an inorganic thin film composed of a plurality of layers on a substrate includes a fluorinated organic silicon compound film formed on a surface of the inorganic thin film, a low-density formation section forming a part of the inorganic thin film, having one or more... Agent: Oliff & Berridge, PLC

20090128938 - Visors and rearview mirrors for helmets: A visor that is especially useful for motorcycle riders and especially for off-road motorcycle racing. The visor has a sun shade member and a mirror. The mirror is affixed to an under surface of the sun shade member. The mirror has a continuous convex surface with a curvature that is... Agent: F. Eugene Logan Law Office Of F. Eugene Logan

20090128939 - Durability broad band metallic neutral density optical filters and related methods of manufacture: The present application disclosed various embodiments of improved durability broad band metallic neutral density optical filters and various methods for the manufacture thereof. The devices disclosed herein include a fully densified protective thin-film layer that is essentially 100% bulk devices, free of substantially all porosity, thereby providing full environmental protection... Agent: Newport Corporation

  
05/14/2009 > patent applications in patent subcategories. archived by USPTO category

20090122374 - Hologram recording device and hologram recording method: A hologram recorder (A) records a hologram in a hologram recording medium (B) by interference of a recording beam (S) irradiated at a predetermined incident angle to the medium (B) via a spatial light modulator (2) incliningly in a predetermined direction with a reference beam (R) irradiated incliningly in an... Agent: Greer, Burns & Crain

20090122375 - Holographic information recording and reproducing apparatus for the same: In a holographic information recording and reproducing apparatus, an optical fiber guides a reference beam toward a recording medium for holographic recording, and a precision rotator is turned, so that the reference beam is incident on the recording medium at different angles and interferes with a data-carrying signal beam to... Agent: Bacon & Thomas, PLLC

20090122376 - Optical information recorder (reflection holographic memory device): A holographic memory in which a disk recording medium having a mechanism for operating an optical pick-up system is used, signal and reference light beams are so coaxially directed as to be opposed, the polarization planes of the signal with each other on the disk recording medium and which is... Agent: Posz Law Group, PLC

20090122377 - Lens device comprising a displaceable lens and laser scanning system: Shown is a lens device 16 comprising a displaceable lens 18 and a guide 42, by means of which the lens is guided so as to be capable of being displaced. The lens device 16 comprises a first and a second galvanometric motor 46a, 46b and a first and a... Agent: Mark C. Comtois

20090122378 - Optical scanning device and image forming apparatus using the same: An optical scanning device includes a light source device, a deflector, an input optical system for directing a light beam from the light source device onto the deflector, and an imaging optical system for imaging a light beam scanningly deflected by a deflecting surface of the deflector, upon a scan... Agent: Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto

20090122379 - Optical deflecting element: The present invention can provide a downsized optical deflecting element having less operating fluctuations at low cost and further it can be actuated at lower frequencies and at wider deflecting angles. The optical deflecting element comprises a base component having magnets therein; a soft resin component comprising a fixed part... Agent: James C. Wray

20090122380 - Microactuator, optical apparatus, and optical switch: A microactuator has a fixed portion and a movable portion that is provided in such a way as to be movable relative to the fixed portion between a first position at which it is in contact with a predetermined portion of the fixed portion and a second position away from... Agent: Miles & Stockbridge PC

20090122381 - Microactuator, optical device and exposure apparatus, and device manufacturing method: A pair of support members each having a spring section in a part thereof support a mirror element, and a pair of drive mechanisms arranged respectively corresponding to a pair of the support members transform the spring sections of the corresponding support members, thereby changing a distance between each of... Agent: Staas & Halsey LLP

20090122382 - Equalization device for optical pathways followed by a plurality of optical beams: p

20090122383 - Mems michelson interferometer and method of fabrication: An interferometer system includes an optical bench and at least two mirror structures, being patterned from one or more layers on the optical bench and erected to extend substantially perpendicularly to the bench to define two interferometer arms to provide a Micro-Electro-Mechanical Systems (MEMS) interferometer. The MEMS interferometer is further... Agent: Houston Eliseeva

20090122384 - Capacitive mems device with programmable offset voltage control: A capacitive MEMS device is formed having a material between electrodes that traps and retains charges. The material can be realized in several configurations. It can be a multilayer dielectric stack with regions of different band gap energies or band energy levels. The dielectric materials can be trappy itself, i.e.... Agent: Knobbe, Martens, Olson & Bear, LLP

20090122385 - Direct retinal display: A direct retinal display (50) for displaying an image on the retina of an eye (62) with a wide field of view. The direct retinal display (50) comprises a scan source (52) that is arranged to generate a scanned optical beam (58), modulated with an image, in two dimensions over... Agent: Dann, Dorfman, Herrell & Skillman

20090122387 - Optical microstructures for light extraction and control: The application of optical microstructures improve the quality of light available to the viewer of an optical display system, or any display which works on the concept of moving one surface into direct contact or close proximity of a light guide to extract light through frustrated total internal reflection. Certain... Agent: Fish & Richardson P.C.

20090122386 - Surface plasmon polariton modulation: An apparatus includes a substrate having a metallic surface, a structure, and a dielectric object facing the metallic top surface. The structure is configured to optically produce surface plasmon polaritons that propagate on the metallic surface. The dielectric object is controllable to adjust values of the dielectric constant at an... Agent: Docket Administrator - Room 2f-192 Alcatel-lucent Usa Inc.

20090122388 - Optical element, optical device, atmosphere provider, optical scanning device, light coupling device, and method of operating interfacial waves: An optical element (1) is provided for generating interfacial waves by means of electro wetting. The optical element (1) comprises a fluid chamber (3) with at least one side wall and an optical axis (10). Furthermore the fluid chamber (3) includes a first fluid (A) and a second fluid (B)... Agent: Philips Intellectual Property & Standards

20090122389 - Electro-optic assemblies, and adhesives and binders for use therein: An electro-optic assembly comprises an adhesive layer and a layer of electro-optic material. The adhesive layer comprises a polymeric adhesive material and an ionic material having either its cation or its anion fixed to the polymeric adhesive material. The ionic material reduces the volume resistivity of the polymeric adhesive material... Agent: David J Cole E Ink Corporation

20090122390 - Electrophoretic display with dual mode switching: The present invention relates to an improved EPD which comprises both the traditional up/down switching and the in-plane switching modes. In other words, the improved EPD has dual switching modes. The monochrome EPDs of the present invention are capable of displaying highlight color of choice which is different from the... Agent: Howrey LLP

20090122391 - Beam deflection using pzt resonance: Beam deflection devices and methods using piezoelectric tube resonance. A beam deflection device may include a laser that produces a beam of light. The beam of light may then be directed through a piezoelectric tube that includes a light guide and one or more piezoelectric elements. The device may also... Agent: Townsend And Townsend And Crew, LLP

20090122392 - Optical fiber amplifier system and method: An optical fiber amplifier system is described and comprises a first optical fiber having a doped core with a first gain spectral profile upon being pumped. The first optical fiber is adapted to receive an optical signal from a light source. A second optical fiber has a doped core with... Agent: Ogilvy Renault LLP

20090122393 - Semiconductor optical amplifier: A polarization-independent SOA is provided which uses an InP substrate (11) as a semiconductor substrate and uses GaInNAs having introduced tensile strain as an active layer (14). With this configuration, the polarization independence is achieved by introducing the tensile strain, and high saturation optical output power is realized by reducing... Agent: Westerman, Hattori, Daniels & Adrian, LLP

20090122394 - Camera module: A camera module according to an embodiment includes a lens barrel having a lens, a housing having an upper portion coupled with the lens barrel, a printed circuit board coupled to a lower portion of the housing and provided thereon with an image sensor and an infrared LED that emits... Agent: Saliwanchik Lloyd & Saliwanchik A Professional Association

20090122395 - Light emitting device, light receiving device, spatial transmission device, lens design method, and illuminating device: This light emitting device has a light emitting part for emitting light into a range including an optical axis, and a radiation lens for refracting the light emitted from the light emitting part and radiating the light into outer space, the radiation lens provided around the optical axis so as... Agent: Nixon & Vanderhye, PC

20090122396 - Microscope: A stereoscopic microscope according to the invention includes an observing optical unit 10 that has a zoom optical system 501 having variable zoom power and an objective lens 63 optically connected to the zoom optical system 501, and that receives observing light emitted from a specimen 2. The stereoscopic microscope... Agent: Frishauf, Holtz, Goodman & Chick, PC

20090122397 - Optical device and laser microscope: The present invention is low cost, does not exert a negative influence on the surroundings, has a small group-velocity delay dispersion, efficiently blocks reflected return light such that the laser light does not return to the laser light source, and allows properly polarized laser light to enter a polarization-dependent element... Agent: Frishauf, Holtz, Goodman & Chick, PC

20090122398 - Surgical microscope apparatus: A surgical microscope apparatus 1 comprises an illumination optical system 20, an observation optical system 30, and a controller 60. The illumination optical system 20 has an illumination light source configured to emit an illumination light, and an emission diaphragm and illumination diaphragm 24 both configured to change the angle... Agent: Edwards Angell Palmer & Dodge LLP

20090122399 - Optical device: Embodiments of an optical device including at least two transparent layers are disclosed.... Agent: Hewlett Packard Company

20090122400 - Portable front projection screen assemblies with flexible screens: Portable projection screen assemblies include: (a) a roller housing holding a roller with a flexible projection screen; (b) at least one substantially laterally extending screen support arm attached to the roller housing, the at least one screen support arm being configured to hold an outer edge portion of the flexible... Agent: Myers Bigel Sibley & Sajovec

20090122401 - Adhesive for polarizing plate, polarizing plate, manufacturing method therefor, optical film and image display: An adhesive of the present invention is used for polarizing plate to provide a transparent protective film on at least one side of a polarizer and comprises a resin solution comprising a polyvinyl alcohol-based resin, a crosslinking agent and a leveling agent containing an acetylene skeleton-containing compound, wherein 0.01 to... Agent: Westerman, Hattori, Daniels & Adrian, LLP

20090122402 - Achromatic converter of a spatial distribution of polarization of light: An achromatic converter of spatial distribution of polarization from a first to a second pre-defined distribution of polarization is described. The converter comprises a plurality of photo-aligned quarter-wave or half-wave liquid crystal polymer layers, wherein the patterns of alignment of the layers are correlated with each other so as to... Agent: Allen, Dyer, Doppelt, Milbrath & Gilchrist P.A.

20090122403 - Optical film with low or zero birefringence and method for fabricating the same: An optical film with low or zero birefringence and a method for fabricating the same are provided. The optical film with low or zero birefringence includes a plurality of birefringence films, and the plurality of birefringence films is overlapped with the long axes perpendicular to each other. A sum of... Agent: Jianq Chyun Intellectual Property Office

20090122404 - Gauge lens with embedded anti-fog film and method of making the same: The gauge lens with anti-fog film includes a substantially planar transparent lens substrate having an outer surface and an inner surface and a thin film possessing anti-fog properties adjacent and substantially covering the inner surface of the lens substrate to provide a low angle of contact for water and moisture.... Agent: Patton Boggs LLP

20090122405 - Composite triangular-pyramidal cube-corner retroreflective sheeting and retroreflective articles: Adoption of composite cube-corner retroreflective elements in which groups of each at least two sub-retroreflective elements which are each defined by three lateral faces mutually crossing at approximately right angles, as being configured by three-directional V-shaped parallel groove groups having substantially symmetrical sections and intersecting with each other, and which... Agent: Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto

20090122406 - Optical image stabilizer using gimballed prism: An optical image stabilizer is used to compensate for an unwanted movement of an imaging system, such as a camera. The camera has a folded optics system using a triangular prism to fold the optical axis. Two actuators are used to rotate the prism around two axes in order to... Agent: Ware Fressola Van Der Sluys & Adolphson, LLP

20090122407 - Structure and manufacturing method of the same: The present invention may provide a structure capable of obtaining a higher difference in refractive indices between that of a transparent material and that of a cavity, than in the past, and a manufacturing method thereof, and the present invention provides a structure having a transparent material and an internal... Agent: Cantor Colburn, LLP

20090122408 - Dichroic mirror: A dichroic mirror includes a substrate, a first film stack, and a second film stack. The first film stack is deposed on the substrate and has a structure represented by a first formula: (2HL)n. The second film stack is deposed on the first film stack and has a structure represented... Agent: PCe Industry, Inc. Att. Steven Reiss

20090122409 - Light-transmitting scatterer and use thereof: To provide a light scatterer with high heat resistance, small light absorption and high light stability or heat resistance, and a backlight structure, an eye-safe semiconductor and the like using the light scatterer. There are provided a light-transmitting scatterer comprising a solidified body in which at least two or more... Agent: Ip Group Of Dla Piper US LLP

20090122410 - Anti-reflection film, and polarizing plate and image display device using the same: An anti-reflection film, which comprises: a low refractive index layer that is formed by curing a coating solution composition comprising: a fluorine-free copolymer containing a constituent having a polysiloxane structure represented by formula (1) as defined in the specification in a main chain and a constituent containing a hydroxyl group... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch

20090122411 - Lenslet array for beam homogenization: Apparatus for homogenizing a laser beam includes a lenslet array. In some embodiments, the lenslets have a negative power. The lenslet array may include from 16 to 36 effective lenslets in some embodiments, or any other suitable number in alternative embodiments. Some embodiments additionally include a re-focusing lens for directing... Agent: Townsend And Townsend And Crew, LLP

20090122412 - Image presentation and micro-optic security system: An image presentation system employing microstructured icon elements to form an image. In one form a synthetic optical image system is provided that includes an array of focusing elements, and an image system that includes or is formed from an array or pattern of microstructured icon elements, such as those... Agent: Thomas, Kayden, Horstemeyer & Risley, LLP

20090122413 - Systems and methods for aiding situational awareness: A method for displaying an image according to one embodiment of the present invention includes projecting an image away from a first display surface and a second display surface onto a reflective surface, and orienting the reflective surface to selectively redirect the image onto either the first display surface or... Agent: Squire Sanders & Dempsey LLP

20090122414 - Substrate-guided optical device utilzing thin transparent layer: There is provided an optical device, including a light-transmitting substrate having two major surfaces and edges, an optical element (16) for coupling light waves into the substrate by total internal reflexion, and a plurality of partially reflecting surfaces (22a, 22b, 22c) carried by the substrate. The partially reflecting surfaces are... Agent: Snell & Wilmer LLP (oc)

20090122415 - Display device: The present invention provides a display device having a large-area display region which is capable of performing an image display of high quality by making, even when two display panels abut on each other, an abutting portion becomes inconspicuous. Two optical path changing lenses LPL1, LPE2 are arranged in a... Agent: Stanley P. Fisher Reed Smith LLP

20090122416 - Laser light beam coupling apparatus: Plural collimator lenses are arranged corresponding to plural laser light sources to collimate light beams emitted from the laser light sources into substantially parallel light beams, respectively. A condenser lens focuses the substantially parallel light beams. A coupling optical element, on which light beams focused by the condenser lens are... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch

20090122417 - Tunable-shape prism: A tunable-shape prism comprises: a fluid chamber including a first fluid and a second fluid. The first fluid is electrically conducted and the second fluid is electrically insulated. The first fluid and the second fluid have different refractive indexes and the first fluid and the second fluid are non-miscible to... Agent: Thomas, Kayden, Horstemeyer & Risley, LLP

20090122418 - Zoom lens unit and imaging apparatus: A zoom lens unit includes, in order from an object side to an image side: a first lens group having a positive refracting power; a second lens group having a negative refracting power; a third lens group having a positive refracting power; a fourth lens group having a negative refracting... Agent: Dickstein Shapiro LLP

20090122419 - Lens drive device and coil winding method: A lens drive device may include a movable body, a support body supporting the movable body through a spring member, and a magnetic drive mechanism provided with a coil. The movable body includes a coil winding part, end parts for restricting a range of the coil winding part, and a... Agent: Cantor Colburn, LLP

20090122420 - Lens drive device, spring member and manufacturing methods therefor: A lens drive device may include a movable body movable in an optical axis direction, a support body supporting the movable body through a spring member which may include spring pieces electrically separated from each other, formed with a coil connecting part to which one of a winding start part... Agent: Cantor Colburn, LLP

20090122421 - Imaging device and camera: The present invention aims to provide an imaging device and a camera realizing simultaneously a high magnification zoom lens system and the miniaturization of the device. The imaging device (2) includes a first lens group (G1), a second group frame unit (42), a first group frame unit (41), a motor... Agent: Mcdermott Will & Emery LLP

20090122422 - Wide-angle lens and image capturing apparatus: A wide-angle lens is disclosed that includes a front lens group and a rear lens group that are arranged in order from an object side to an image side with an aperture being arranged between the front lens group and the rear lens group. The front lens group includes at... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, P.C.

20090122423 - Imaging optical system: There is provided a high-definition imaging optical system including: an aperture stop; a first lens disposed at an image side of the aperture stop, the first lens having a positive refractive power and having a convex object-side surface; a second lens disposed at an image side surface of the first... Agent: Staas & Halsey LLP

20090122424 - Kitchenware magnifier: A kitchenware magnifying device comprising of a kitchen utensil and a magnifying element disposed within the kitchen utensil. The kitchenware magnifying device is used to read labels or other written materials.... Agent: Ruben Alcoba, Esq.

20090122425 - Combined lens and spectacles provided with at least one such combined lens: The invention relates to a combined lens comprising two lens elements lying behind one another along the optical axis of the lens and means for displacing at least one lens element relative to the other lens element in a plane perpendicular to the optical axis of the lens. The invention... Agent: Smith, Gambrell & Russell

20090122426 - Camera module: A camera module includes a circuit board, an image sensor chip, a lens module and a connecting member. The image sensor chip is disposed on the circuit board. The connecting member is adhered to the circuit board and surrounds the image sensor chip. The connecting member has four sidewalls, and... Agent: PCe Industry, Inc. Att. Steven Reiss

20090122427 - Support structure for light quantity control unit of lens barrel: A support structure for a light quantity control unit of a lens barrel includes a holding frame which holds a light quantity control member; front and rear support members positioned in front and behind the holding frame, respectively; a front guide pin and a front pin support hole formed on... Agent: Greenblum & Bernstein, P.L.C

20090122428 - Reflective optical elements exhibiting multimetallic-like self-correction of distortions caused by heating: Optical elements are disclosed that exhibit “multimetallic”-like self corrections of thermally induced distortions. An exemplary optical element includes first and second portions. The first portion has a first coefficient of thermal expansion (CTE), an obverse surface, and a reverse surface. A second portion is bonded to the reverse surface. The... Agent: Klarquist Sparkman, LLP

20090122429 - Self-correcting optical elements for high-thermal-load optical systems: Mirrors and other optical elements are disclosed that include a body defining an optical surface (typically a reflective surface) and an opposing second surface. The body has a coefficient of thermal expansion (CTE). The optical element includes a correcting portion (e.g., a layer) attached to the second surface and having... Agent: Klarquist Sparkman, LLP

20090122430 - Mirror system for vehicle: A mirror system for a vehicle includes an interior rearview mirror assembly and an accessory module. The accessory module one of (a) comprises part of said interior mirror assembly or (b) has the interior mirror assembly attached thereto. At least one of the interior mirror assembly and the accessory module... Agent: Van Dyke, Gardner, Linn & Burkhart, LLP

20090122433 - Electric mirror control device: An electric mirror control device is provided which can prevent generation of a clutch noise by stopping slipping of a clutch provided at an actuator as quickly as possible while preventing narrowing of an allowable range of a tilting angle of a mirror surface. In controlling an electric mirror, a... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, P.C.

20090122432 - Micro-device and method for manufacturing the same: A micro-device includes a frame configured to form a cavity surrounded thereby, the frame having a first opening and a second opening opposite to the first opening, a movable portion provided in the cavity, a supporting portion configured to support the movable portion in the cavity, a first sealing member... Agent: Greenblum & Bernstein, P.L.C

20090122431 - Outer mirror structure for vehicle: An outer mirror structure for a vehicle includes a base part which is attached to a vehicle body, a housing which is provided to a vehicle outer side of the base part and is rotatably supported by the base part, a base side mold member which is mounted on the... Agent: Rankin, Hill & Clark LLP

  
05/07/2009 > patent applications in patent subcategories. archived by USPTO category

20090116085 - Optical system and projection display device: An optical system capable of outputting hi-contrast images and multi-primary color or 3-dimensional images is provided. Light in primary colors RGB modulated in a first modulation optical system is transmitted through a relay lens 36 and further divided into a P-polarized light and an S-polarized light by a PS separation... Agent: The Nath Law Group

20090116086 - Hologram recording device and hologram recording method: A hologram recording device for irradiating a recording beam (S) to a hologram recording medium (B) at a fixed incident angle (θs) and irradiating a reference beam (R) to an illuminated region (p) of the recording beam (S) by variably controlling an incident angle (θr) of the reference beam (R)... Agent: Greer, Burns & Crain

20090116087 - Image recording method, image recording apparatus, and image recording medium: An image recording method of recording a holographic stereogram is disclosed. An optical deflecting device is disposed in proximity to a hologram record medium when it is exposed with a stripe-shaped elemental hologram. Either object beam or reference beam is deflected in a long side direction thereof through the optical... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, P.C.

20090116088 - Optical unit, method for controlling drive, and holographic apparatus: An optical unit includes an acousto-optic deflector and a drive control unit. The drive control unit controls the acousto-optic deflector by changing a frequency of a voltage applied to an acousto-optic medium of the acousto-optic deflector to a frequency in a first frequency range during a first period representing a... Agent: Sonnenschein Nath & Rosenthal LLP

20090116089 - Optical logic device: An optical logic device comprising a first mirror confronting a second mirror, a saturable absorber located between the mirrors and radiation which is output from the device is output via the first mirror, and the reflectivity of the first mirror being such that, in use, for incident radiation which has... Agent: Coats & Bennett, PLLC

20090116090 - Optical beam scanning apparatus, method of manufacturing optical beam scanning apparatus, image forming apparatus and method of manufacturing image forming apparatus: In an image forming apparatus according to the invention, an optical beam scanning apparatus of an overillumination scanning optical system includes a laser, a pre-deflection optical system, a polygon mirror, and a post-deflection optical system, wherein the post-deflection optical system includes at least one optical element configured by allowing a... Agent: Amin, Turocy & Calvin, LLP

20090116091 - Scanning mirror based display system and method: Scanning mirror based display system and method. A method comprises sampling a scanned light provided by a scanning mirror, converting the sampled scanned light into an electrical signal, analyzing the electrical signal to determine a position of the scanned light, and controlling the light source or the scanning mirror based... Agent: Texas Instruments Incorporated

20090116093 - Illumination apparatus, illumination method, exposure apparatus, and device manufacturing method: To optionally forming a multilevel light intensity distribution on an illumination pupil plane, the illumination apparatus implements Köhler illumination on an illumination target surface, using as a light source the light intensity distribution formed on the illumination pupil plane on the basis of light from a light source. The illumination... Agent: Miles & Stockbridge PC

20090116092 - Method and apparatus for correcting output light-amounts of spatial light modulator, image recording apparatus, and image recording method: In each light modulator element of a special light modulator with diffraction grating structure where moving ribbons and fixed ribbons are alternately arranged, the maximum light-amount (I1) when an output light-amount first becomes maximum from when the moving ribbons start to sag and the maximum light amount-voltage becoming an displacement... Agent: Mcdermott Will & Emery LLP

20090116094 - Electro-optic device and electronic apparatus: An electro-optic device includes first and second pixels that form first and second images, respectively. The first and second pixels are arranged alternately in a first direction. A light blocking element overlaps the pixels in plan view. The pixels are divided into pixel groups, each corresponding to every two pixels,... Agent: Workman Nydegger 1000 Eagle Gate Tower

20090116095 - Stress-induced bandgap-shifted semiconductor photoelectrolytic/photocatalytic/photovoltaic surface and method for making same: Titania is a semiconductor and photocatalyst that is also chemically inert. With its bandgap of 3.0, to activate the photocatalytic property of titania requires light of about 390 nm wavelength, which is in the ultra-violet, where sunlight is very low in intensity. A method and devices are disclosed wherein stress... Agent: David J. Cole

20090116096 - All optical system and method for providing extended depth of focus of imaging: An imaging system and method are presented. The system comprises an imaging lens unit, an imaging detector, and a birefringent element located between the imaging lens unit and the imaging detector. The system is thus configure and operable to provide in-focus imaging of objects located at both near-field and far-field... Agent: Houston Eliseeva

20090116097 - Interior rearview mirror system for a vehicle: An interior rearview mirror system for a vehicle includes an interior rearview mirror assembly including a reflective element having a transparent glass substrate with a transflective reflector established at a surface thereof. The transflective reflector includes at least three thin film layers, which include at least one metallic layer. The... Agent: Van Dyke, Gardner, Linn & Burkhart, LLP

20090116098 - Device for adjusting the tint of glass: A device for adjusting the tint of glass includes an electrochromic light-filter film, a light sensor, and a control unit provided on a light-pervious structure, such as a glass. When the light sensor senses the glass is irradiated by light and sends a signal to the control unit, the control... Agent: Stuart D. Frenkel Frenkel & Associates, P.C.

20090116099 - Tir light valve: An array of light valves switch light by enabling and disabling total internal reflection (TIR) on a surface of the light valve. The disabling of the TIR is accomplished by putting another optical element in contact with the surface and then diffusing or changing the direction of the light. The... Agent: Keith Kline The Kline Law Firm

20090116100 - Dispersion liquid for near-infrared-absorbing adhesive-body, near-infrared-absorbing adhesive body, near-infrared-absorbing plasma-display-panel filter, and plasma display panel: To improve an optical property of a near-infrared-absorbing PDP filter and suppress a manufacturing cost. The present invention provides a dispersion liquid for near-infrared-absorbing adhesive-body. The dispersion liquid includes, in a solvent, one or more types of nanoparticles selected from a tungsten oxide nanoparticle and a composite tungsten oxide nanoparticle,... Agent: Oliff & Berridge, PLC

20090116101 - Microscope enclosure system: A light-tight enclosure system for housing an automated microscope.... Agent: Kelley Drye & Warren LLP

20090116102 - Stereomicroscope: An illumination optical system projects an illumination light onto an observation object via an objective lens. A first observation optical system guides the illumination light reflected by the observation object to a first ocular lens. A second observation optical system includes a second ocular lens for observing the reflected light... Agent: Edwards Angell Palmer & Dodge LLP

20090116103 - Microscope apparatus: Providing a microscope apparatus including an optical mount member capable of supporting various optical devices even without a large amount of space. A base body 10 arranged on a mount surface 9a of a vibration isolation table 9 is provided substantially perpendicularly to the mount surface 9a. A plurality of... Agent: Miles & Stockbridge PC

20090116104 - Device for placing microscope slides in slide trays: A device for histological research includes at least one container with shelves for slide trays connected to a flexible drive enabling reciprocating vertical motion of the container. The drive comprises a circular drive cable, a motor and at least one pulley. The device also includes a horizontal pusher provided on... Agent: Kohler Schmid Moebus

20090116105 - Binocular telescope with adjustable prism module: In a binocular telescope with an adjustable prism module, an eyepiece lens module, a prism module and an objective lens module are installed inside a telescope tube of the binocular telescope. The prism module includes a prism base, a first right-angle prism, a Porro prism, a second right-angle prism and... Agent: Bacon & Thomas, PLLC

20090116106 - Portable front projection screens: Portable front projection screens include: (a) a first panel having opposing primary outer and inner surfaces, the first panel having at least first and second portions that are foldable relative to each other so as to be oriented at an angle relative to each other in an open configuration and... Agent: Myers Bigel Sibley & Sajovec

20090116107 - Multilayered screens with light-emitting stripes for scanning beam display systems: Multilayered screens with parallel light-emitting stripes for scanning beam display systems. The light-emitting materials may include phosphor materials and non-phosphor materials.... Agent: Fish & Richardson, PC

20090116108 - Lenticular autostereoscopic display device and method, and associated autostereoscopic image synthesizing method: An autostereoscopic display device comprises a matrix display screen having a horizontal axis and a vertical axis, and a lenticular array arranged in front of the display screen and having a lenticular axis that is inclined in relation to the vertical axis. The display device emits an image comprising a... Agent: James H Patterson Patterson Thuente Skaar&chritensen

20090116109 - Optical film containing polymer having naphtyl group: wherein in the general formula (I), R1 and R3 each independently denote a hydrogen atom, a straight-chain or branched alkyl group with a carbon number of 1 to 4, or a substituted or unsubstituted phenyl group; R2, A and B each independently denote a hydrogen atom, a halogen atom, a... Agent: Westerman, Hattori, Daniels & Adrian, LLP

20090116110 - Diffraction grating structure and method for manufacturing same: A diffraction grating structure comprises a substrate having a first surface and a second surface opposite to the first surface. A first grating is defined on the first surface and a second grating is defined on the second surface. The first grating includes a plurality of first grooves and has... Agent: PCe Industry, Inc. Att. Steven Reiss

20090116111 - Pressure-sensitive adhesive optical film, production method thereof, and image display: A pressure-sensitive adhesive optical film of the present invention comprises an optical film; and a pressure-sensitive adhesive layer laminated on at least one side of the optical film, wherein the pressure-sensitive adhesive layer is formed from an acrylic pressure-sensitive adhesive comprising a (meth)acrylic polymer comprising 30 to 99.99% by weight... Agent: Westerman, Hattori, Daniels & Adrian, LLP

20090116112 - Dichroic mirror: A dichroic mirror includes a substrate and a dielectric multilayered film formed on a surface of the substrate. The dielectric multilayered film includes a first period layer with a structure represented by a formula (0.33HO.66LO.33H)n and a second period layer with a structure represented by a formula (2HM)m. Wherein H... Agent: PCe Industry, Inc. Att. Steven Reiss

20090116113 - Image screen: An image screen includes a transparent substrate, a metal film, and an optical reflective stack layer. The metal film is disposed on a first surface of the transparent substrate, having a thickness and a set of material characteristic constants being predetermined. The optical reflective stack layer is disposed over the... Agent: Jianq Chyun Intellectual Property Office

20090116114 - Wideband dichroic-filter design for led-phosphor beam-combining: A general method is disclosed of designing two-component dichroic short-pass filters operable for incidence angle distributions over the 0-30° range, and specific preferred embodiments are listed. The method is based on computer optimization algorithms for an N-layer design, specifically the N-dimensional conjugate-gradient minimization of a merit function based on difference... Agent: Drinker Biddle & Reath Attn: Intellectual Property Group

20090116115 - Polycarbonate light diffusing resin composition: The polycarbonate light diffusing resin composition comprises: (A) 100 parts by mass of an aromatic polycarbonate resin; (B) 0.01 to 10 parts by mass of a light diffusing agent; and (C) 0.05 to 5 parts by mass of a light-resisting agent having a maximum absorption wavelength at 290 to 330... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, P.C.

20090116116 - Display device: A display device includes a lens array unit including a lens array layer, and a display unit configured such that a first substrate and a second substrate, which is disposed between the first substrate and the lens array unit, are attached, the display unit including a display area and an... Agent: Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner LLP

20090116117 - Projector: A projector includes: a lighting device which includes two light source devices each of which has an ellipsoidal reflector and an arc tube having light emission center in the vicinity of a first focus of the ellipsoidal reflector and is disposed such that the two ellipsoidal reflectors face each other,... Agent: Oliff & Berridge, PLC

20090116118 - Lens: Lenses comprising first and second walls defining a cavity therebetween, which contains a fluid, are described. At least one of the walls is flexible, and the amount of fluid in the cavity can be changed to alter the shape of the at least one flexible wall, so as to alter... Agent: OpticusIPLaw, PLLC

20090116119 - Compact zoom lens: Provided is a zoom lens. The zoom lens includes a first lens group with a positive refractive power, a second lens group with a negative refractive power, a third lens group with a positive refractive power, a fourth lens group with a negative refractive power, and a fifth lens group... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC

20090116120 - Zoom lens and image pickup apparatus having the zoom lens: A zoom lens includes, in order from an object side to an image side, a first lens unit having a positive refractive power and configured to move along an optical axis during zooming, a second lens unit having a negative refractive power and configured to move with a locus convex... Agent: Canon U.s.a. Inc. Intellectual Property Division

20090116121 - Zoom lens, optical apparatus equipped with the zoom lens and method for forming an image of an object and varying a focal length: A zoom lens comprises the following lens groups in the order from an object side: a first lens group having a positive refracting power; a second lens group having a negative refracting power; a third lens group having a positive refracting power; and a fourth lens group having a positive... Agent: Miles & Stockbridge PC

20090116122 - Internal focusing zoom lens: An internal focusing zoom lens includes a stationary barrel including a focus-guide cam groove; a zoom cam ring including a focus-shift cam groove and rotated about an optical axis during zooming; a focus cam ring including a focus cam groove and rotated about the optical axis and moved in the... Agent: Greenblum & Bernstein, P.L.C

20090116123 - Camera: It is an object of the present invention to provide a camera realizing simultaneously a high magnification zoom lens system and the miniaturization of the device. The digital camera (1) includes a first lens group (G1), a second group frame unit (42), a first group frame unit (41), a third... Agent: Mcdermott Will & Emery LLP

20090116124 - Projection type image display device: or (2) a roughly constant thickness and disposed between the reflecting optical section and an exit pupil position at which a principal ray reflected by the reflecting surface and proceeding towards the maximum field angle and the optical axis of the reflecting optical section intersect with each other, and an... Agent: Oliff & Berridge, PLC

20090116125 - Lens system: The present invention concerns a lens system. More specifically, it concerns a lens system comprising a first lens (3), a deflection element (5) and a second lens (6), wherein the deflection element (5) is arranged between the first lens (3) and the second lens (6). The deflection element comprises at... Agent: Philips Intellectual Property & Standards

20090116126 - Surface casting onto a polycarbonate photochromic substrate: A system and method for providing photochromic segmented multifocal optical lenses. A latex primer formulation is provided for effectuating adhesion of a surface casting composition onto a lens having a photochromic coating. The method provides efficient, cost effective production of durable photochromic segmented lenses, via secure adhesion of a surface... Agent: Keusey, Tutunjian & Bitetto, P.C.

20090116127 - Super-wide-angle lens and imaging system having same: An exemplary super-wide-angle lens includes a lens barrel, a set of imaging lenses, and a prism. The set of imaging lenses is received in the lens barrel. The prism has three light incident surfaces, each of which is coated with a unique color filter for exclusively transmitting a predetermined color... Agent: PCe Industry, Inc. Att. Steven Reiss

20090116128 - Viewing device: A viewing device comprises: a pair of optically aligned lenses which are moveable relative to each other to vary the gap between facing surfaces of the lenses, and a linkage for controlling the relative motion. The linkage includes first and second elongate members which crossover each other at a crossover... Agent: Osha Liang L.L.P.

20090116129 - Objective lens actuator and a disc apparatus using the same therein: An objective lens actuator, having a small tilt of an objective lens, for driving the objective lens in a focusing direction and a tracking direction, so as to focus lights on a recording surface of an optical disc, as a recording medium of information, comprises therein: a magnet; a lens... Agent: Antonelli, Terry, Stout & Kraus, LLP

20090116130 - Assemblage and method for connecting an optical first component to a second component: For an assemblage and a method for connecting an optical first component to a second component, provision is made that at least two annular fitting parts, whose thickness proceeds in wedge-shaped fashion, are retained between a respective support surface on the first and on the second component, the fitting parts... Agent: Kenyon & Kenyon LLP

20090116131 - Mirror assembly: A mirror assembly in one embodiment may include a first conductive member that is substantially transparent, a second conductive member that comprises a reflective portion, a third conductive member that is operatively connected to the first conductive member and the second conductive member, a front portion that is substantially transparent... Agent: Steven Thiele Honda R&d Americas, Inc.

20090116132 - Adhesive composition for optical filter, optical filter and display device: An optical filter including an adhesive layer attaining, in a single layer, both adhesiveness and desired optical filter function and hardly undergoing the change in spectral characteristic attributable to deterioration of a light absorbing agent, even after long-time use, particularly at high temperature under high humidity. The optical filter includes:... Agent: Ladas & Parry LLP

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