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Optical: systems and elements March listing by industry category 03/10

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03/25/2010 > patent applications in patent subcategories. listing by industry category

20100073746 - Hologram and holgraphic viewing device incorporating it: The invention relates to a hologram that enables two or more different images to be simultaneously reconstructed even in a state where the hologram is fixed in terms of relative position with respect to an eye, and a holographic viewing device that incorporates it. The hologram 14 is fabricated by... Agent: Patenttm.us

20100073745 - Hologram fabrication process, and hologram fabricated by that process: The invention provides a hologram fabrication process, characterized by comprising steps of fabricating a computer-generated hologram (CGH) having amplitude information and phase information recorded by computer operation on a given recording surface, irradiating the computer-generated hologram (CGH) with the first reconstructing illumination light (2) to generate the first diffracted light... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC

20100073744 - Method for generating video holograms in real time by means of subholograms: A method for generating video holograms in real time for a holographic playback device comprising at least one light modulator means, into which a scene divided into object points is encoded as an entire hologram and can be seen as a reconstruction from a visibility region, which is located within... Agent: Saul Ewing LLP (philadelphia)

20100073747 - Wavelength-multiplex and space-multiplex holographic storage device: The present invention discloses a wavelength-multiplex and space-multiplex holographic storage device, which comprises a storage medium, a plurality of signal light beams and at least one reference light beam. The signal light beams have different wavelengths and illuminate the storage medium. The reference light beam illuminates the storage medium and... Agent: Rosenberg, Klein & Lee

20100073748 - Scanning mirror control: A scanning beam projection system includes a scanning mirror having a fast-scan axis and a slow-scan axis. Movement on the slow-scan axis is controlled by a slow-scan scanning mirror control system. The control system receives position information describing angular displacement of the mirror. An outer loop of the control system... Agent: Microvision, Inc.

20100073749 - Space scanner for autonomous mobile device: A space scanner for an autonomous mobile device can obtain spatial data by scanning not only in the horizontal direction but also in the vertical direction of the mobile device using a mirror configured to rotate as well as to tilt and thereby can ensure autonomous driving.... Agent: Mcdermott Will & Emery LLP

20100073750 - Beam irradiation apparatus: A light refracting element formed in parallel plate shape is attached to a support shaft of a mirror holder, a semiconductor laser and a PSD are disposed at positions between which the light refracting element is sandwiched. The light refracting element is rotated by rotation of the mirror holder, and... Agent: Ditthavong Mori & Steiner, P.C.

20100073751 - Multiple-viewing-point floating image display device: A multiple viewing-point floating imaging device is comprised of a plurality of dihedral corner reflectors 1 arranged along an optical device plane S and rotated around an axis of rotation perpendicular to said plane, to point in a plurality of directions along said plane, whereby light rays from an object... Agent: Westerman, Hattori, Daniels & Adrian, LLP

20100073752 - Two-element f-theta lens used for micro-electro mechanical system (mems) laser scanning unit: A two-element f-θ lens used for a micro-electro mechanical system (MEMS) laser scanning unit includes a first lens and a second lens, the first lens is a positive refraction meniscus lens of which the convex surface is disposed on a side of a MEMS mirror, the second lens is a... Agent: Wpat, PC Intellectual Property Attorneys

20100073753 - Imaging of a plurality of types of images based on light of a plurality of wavelength bands: In an optical filter, a pair of polarization filters allows transmission of light therethrough when i) the light has a wavelength band equal to or more than a first wavelength regardless of a light oscillation direction, the wavelength band including a wavelength of infrared light and ii) the light has... Agent: Harness, Dickey & Pierce, P.L.C

20100073754 - Ultraviolet light stabilizing compounds and associated media and devices: An electrochromic device including a first substantially transparent substrate having an electrically conductive material associated therewith, a second substrate having an electrically conductive material associated therewith, and an electrochromic medium including at least one solvent, at least one anodic electroactive material, at least one cathodic electroactive material, wherein at least... Agent: King & Partners, PLC F/b/o/ Gentex Corporation

20100073755 - Wavelength conversion device, laser apparatus, image forming apparatus, and display apparatus: A wavelength conversion device enabling the stable output of high-power harmonic light is disclosed. The wavelength conversion device includes MgO:LiNbO3 (PPMgLN) having a periodic polarization reversed structure, and the +Z and −Z surfaces of the PPMgLN are covered with thin chrome (Cr) film. In the PPMgLN, the incident surface and... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, L.L.P.

20100073756 - Patterned polarization-sensitive optical elements and devices using the same: In general, in one aspect, the invention features an apparatus that includes a plurality of optical elements arranged to form an image of an object. The elements include a first element comprising one or more regions of a polarizing material, the regions being shaped as one or more visual features,... Agent: Fish & Richardson PC

20100073757 - Optical arrangement and method for controlling and influencing a light ray: An optical arrangement and a related method for operating this optical arrangement are suggested, particularly in microscopes, for use as at least one of a main beam splitter and a beam combiner. One or more light beams can be coupled into the arrangement and at least one of the light... Agent: Alexander R Schlee SchleeIPInternational P.C.

20100073759 - Line-like laser beam flux irradiating apparatus: A line-like laser beam flux irradiating apparatus comprising a laser source which emits a divergent laser beam flux, a conversion lens which converts the divergent laser beam flux to a parallel laser beam flux, a first lens which forms a first line-like laser beam flux, a second lens which forms... Agent: Wenderoth, Lind & Ponack, L.L.P.

20100073758 - Optical gating system using moirÉ effect: To provide an optical gating system capable of performing single-shot, parallel, and ultrafast gating equal to or less than a subpicosecond, without depending on coherence. The optical gating system converts signal light to spatial characteristic signal light whose intensity distribution has spatial periodicity, and emits the spatial characteristic signal light... Agent: Wenderoth, Lind & Ponack, L.L.P.

20100073760 - Delay-line demodulator: A delay-line demodulator for demodulating a differential quadrature phase shift keying (DQPSK) signal is provided. The demodulator includes two Mach-Zehnder interferometers individually comprising two waveguides having different lengths therebetween and through which a light signal branched from the DQPSK signal propagates, respectively. A phase of the light signal propagating at... Agent: Turocy & Watson, LLP

20100073761 - Wavelength conversion device package: The wavelength conversion device package includes an optical oscillator comprising a light source for emitting a light; a flexible optical transmitter for transferring the light emitted from the optical oscillator to a wavelength modulator; and the wavelength modulator for receiving the light from the optical transmitter and radiating a wavelength-modulated... Agent: Paul D. Greeley Ohlandt, Greeley, Ruggiero & Perle, L.L.P.

20100073762 - Raman amplifier and control method thereof: A Raman amplifier, at the time of start up or the like, drives a predetermined number of pump light sources among a plurality of pump light sources, in a stable region, and judges a Raman gain in the transmission line, and based on the judgment result, specifies a pump light... Agent: Staas & Halsey LLP

20100073763 - Adjustable optical signal delay module and method thereof: The present invention relates to an adjustable optical signal delay module, particularly to a module, which adjusts power of an amplified spontaneous emission generated by a semiconductor optical amplifier and reversely feeds the adjusted amplified spontaneous emission back to the semiconductor optical amplifier to vary a group refractive index of... Agent: Rosenberg, Klein & Lee

20100073764 - Optical filter for display, and display and plasma display panel provided with the optical filter: [Means for Solving Problem] An optical filter for display comprising at least one transparent film, a mesh-shaped conductive layer provided on the one transparent film, and a hard coat layer provided on the mesh-shaped conductive layer, wherein an intermediate layer is further provided between the transparent film and the mesh-shaped... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC

20100073765 - Contrast-enhancing uv-absorbing glass and articles containing same: Disclosed are CuX-containing, Nd2O3-containing, UV-absorbing and contrast-enhancing glasses and article comprising the same. The glass has improved UV-absorption and color enhancing capabilities compared to glasses described in the prior art. The glass can be used in sunglass lenses and light filters of information displays.... Agent: Corning Incorporated

20100073766 - Microscope slide testing and identification assembly: The present invention is a microscope microscope slide coverslip constructed of a glass or plastic plate having one or more indicia thereon which can be used to uniquely or non-uniquely identify the microscope slide coverslip or the microscope slide to which the microscope slide coverslip is attached and/or provide information... Agent: Dunlap Codding, P.C.

20100073767 - Transmission screen for stereoscopic images: A transmission type screen for stereoscopic images having a transmission layer includes an incident surface having a gloss surface, a transmission layer having a refractive index less than 1.55, a transmissivity more than 60%, and an imaging surface having surface particle sizes of 40 to 400 mesh that avoids a... Agent: Bacon & Thomas, PLLC

20100073768 - 2d/3d switchable autostereoscopic display apparatus and method: A two dimensional/three dimensional (2D/3D) switchable autostereoscopic display apparatus and method. The 2D/3D switchable autostereoscopic display apparatus and method may selectively display a 2D image and 3D image using two displays, control a display operated as backlight from among the two displays when displaying the 2D image, and thereby may... Agent: Staas & Halsey LLP

20100073769 - Method and system for shaped glasses and viewing 3d images: Shaped glasses have curved surface lenses and spectrally complementary filters disposed on the curved surface lenses configured to compensate for wavelength shifts occurring due to viewing angles and other sources. The spectrally complementary filters include guard bands to prevent crosstalk between spectrally complementary portions of a 3D image viewed through... Agent: Dolby Laboratories Inc.

20100073770 - Rolled web of optical film and method of producing the same: An object of the present invention is to provide a rolled web of optical film that has an optical orientation axis, which is less displaced from a predetermined angle throughout the entire area of the elongated rolled web, and can be easily produced according to the desired angle of the... Agent: Westerman, Hattori, Daniels & Adrian, LLP

20100073771 - Light hood detachable mechanism: In order to attach a lens hood 100 to a lens body 200 while positioning the lens hood 100, fixing convex portions are provided on the lens hood 100 and fixing uneven portions 204 are provided on the lens body 200. On the fixing uneven portion 204 of the lens... Agent: Hamre, Schumann, Mueller & Larson P.C.

20100073772 - Lens array unit, optical head and information processing apparatus: A lens array unit includes first and second lens array plates that oppose each other on opposite sides of a support member. Each of the lens array plates supports a set of lenses that are arranged in one direction and that have optical axes extending in a direction perpendicular to... Agent: Rabin & Berdo, PC

20100073773 - Display system for vehicle and display method: A display system for vehicle includes an outside information-obtaining section configured to obtain outside information of a moving object; a position-detecting section configured to detect a position of one eye of an image viewer getting on the moving object; and an image-projecting section. The image-projecting section is configured to obtain... Agent: Turocy & Watson, LLP

20100073774 - Magnification-varying optical device: The invention relates to improving optical properties of optical instruments with variable magnification, such as zoom binoculars, reducing the weight thereof, and enabling the user to change magnifications quickly. The invention provides an optical instrument with a focal length-varying lens 4 disposed on the optical axis between an objective lens... Agent: The Maxham Firm

20100073775 - Zoom lens and image projection apparatus: A zoom lens includes a negative lens unit having a negative refractive power, at least one positive lens unit having a positive refractive power, an intermediate lens unit including a stop, and at least one reduction side lens unit, in order from a magnification conjugate side to a reduction conjugate... Agent: Canon U.s.a. Inc. Intellectual Property Division

20100073776 - Zoom lens and imaging apparatus: A zoom lens includes a first negative lens group, a second negative lens group, a third positive lens group, an aperture diaphragm, and a fourth positive lens group arranged in this order from an object side. When power varies from a wide angle end to a telephoto end, the first... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch

20100073777 - Photographic lens system and electronic imaging device using the same: A photographic lens system includes a positive lens element, a positive lens element, a negative lens element having a concave surface facing toward the image, a diaphragm, a negative lens element having a concave surface facing toward the object, a positive lens element which is cemented to the negative lens... Agent: Greenblum & Bernstein, P.L.C

20100073778 - Zoom lens, camera device and personal digital assistant: A zoom lens including, in order from an object side to an image side, a first group having a negative focal length, a second group having a positive focal length, a third group having a negative focal length, a fourth group having a positive focal length, and an aperture stop... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, L.L.P.

20100073779 - Lens system: A lens system includes, in order from the object side, a positive refractive power first lens, a negative refractive power second lens, a positive refractive power third lens, and a fourth lens. Wherein the lens system satisfies the following conditions: (1) TTL/f<1.3; and (2) 0.75<f1/f<1.25, wherein, TTL is a distance... Agent: PCe Industry, Inc. Att. Steven Reiss

20100073780 - Lens array unit, optical head and information processing apparatus: A lens array unit includes first lens array plates, second lens array plates and a support member. Each of the first lens array plate has multiple first lenses thereon. Each of the first lenses has a first optical axis that extends in a first direction and the first lenses are... Agent: Rabin & Berdo, PC

20100073781 - Manufacturing method for a wafer lens module and the structure thereof: The present invention provides a manufacturing method for a wafer lens module including the steps of providing a plastic material with high thermal resistance, wherein the high temperature plastic material can be used at a reflow temperature above 250° C.; and forming the high temperature plastic material into a wafer... Agent: Rosenberg, Klein & Lee

20100073782 - Optical lens: Provided is an optical lens including an effective surface on which light is incident; and a rib that extends outward from the effective surface and has barrel contact surfaces on which external forces applied to the outer circumferential surface of the rib act symmetrically with respect to an optical axis... Agent: Mcdermott Will & Emery LLP

20100073783 - Focus-adjustable optical assembly: A focus-adjustable optical assembly installed in at least one projecting path of at least one light beam is disclosed in the present invention. The focus-adjustable optical assembly comprises a lens fixing disk and a plurality of lenses. The lens fixing disk is made of a light-transmissible material, and formed with... Agent: Rosenberg, Klein & Lee

20100073784 - Lens moving frame and lens device: A lens moving frame according to an embodiment of the invention includes a holder portion. The holder portion includes: wall portions having guide holes formed therein; partition walls into which a guide bar is inserted and which are provided near the corresponding wall portions; and lubricant reservoir portions that are... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch

20100073785 - Motor for driving lenses: Disclosed is a motor for driving lenses. The motor includes a case, a yoke fixed in the case, a magnet fixed in the yoke, a carrier equipped with lenses and installed in the magnet such that the carrier moves up and down within the magnet, a coil coupled with the... Agent: Saliwanchik Lloyd & Saliwanchik A Professional Association

20100073786 - Optical mounting and optical component comprising said type of optical mounting: The invention relates to an optical mounting comprising a stationary outer mounting and an inner mounting part embodied to receive an optical element. The aim of the invention is to enlarge the adjustment path in the direction of the optical axis of the optical element that is to be mounted,... Agent: Duane Morris LLP - Ny Patent Department

20100073787 - Piezoelectric-driving optical lens: A piezoelectric-driving optical lens is disclosed, which comprises: a lens, having a barrel with a friction ring annularly mounted on the outer wall of the barrel as the outer diameter of the friction ring is larger than that of the barrel; a plurality of piezoelectric stators, arranged surrounding the lens... Agent: Wpat, PC Intellectual Property Attorneys

20100073788 - Void-containing resin molded product, production method therefor, and reflective plate: A void-containing resin molded product consisting of a polymer having crystallinity, wherein the void-containing resin molded product has elongated voids whose longitudinal directions are aligned in one direction, wherein the elongated voids satisfy the expression h(avg)>T/100, where h(avg) denotes an arithmetic average of h(i)s which each denote a distance from... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC

20100073789 - Low cost moveable mirror: It is an object of the present invention to provide a low cost moveable mirror with 2 axes of movement that is suitable for use in an optical application where a relatively large tip of tilt of a mirror is needed in a known series of positions repeatably and rapidly.... Agent: Peter P. Hernandez Patent Legal Staff

20100073790 - Conic of rotation (cor) optical surfaces and systems of matched cors: An ultracompact, lightweight, reflective telescope is described which has no loss due to central obscuration for a beam being projected from its focus. The optical surfaces are composed of matched conics of rotation.... Agent: Eiji Yafuso

20100073791 - External light illumination of display screens: Apparatus and methods for harnessing external light to illuminate a display screen of an electronic device are provided. The display screen may be illuminated using a light harness, a reflector, a translucent surface, or any combination thereof. The light harness may be cylindrical or hexahedral. The light harness may be... Agent: Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel LLP

20100073792 - Make-up mirror with airflow component: The invention disclosed herein is a make-mirror designed to direct airflow to a user's face, and includes a mirror embedded in a housing that encases a fan, and is vented to direct airflow to a user's face. Various embodiments may include lighting, bases, stands, extension arms, components for flush mounting... Agent: Absolute Technology Law Group LLC

20100073793 - Spherical mirror mount: A spherical mounting assembly for mounting an optical element allows for rotational motion of an optical surface of the optical element only. In that regard, an optical surface of the optical element does not translate in any of the three perpendicular translational axes. More importantly, the assembly provides adjustment that... Agent: Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP (raytheon Sas)

20100073794 - Optical filter for compensating for color shift and display device having the same: An optical filter for compensating for color shift is provided in front of a display panel of a display device. The optical filter includes a background layer and a green wavelength absorption pattern provided with a predetermined thickness on the background layer. The green wavelength absorption pattern absorbs a green... Agent: Lerner, David, Littenberg, Krumholz & Mentlik

  
03/18/2010 > patent applications in patent subcategories. listing by industry category

20100067074 - Holographic recording medium, holographic writing system and holographic reading system: A holographic recording medium including a recording layer on a substrate, which records data information in a light interference pattern is provided. In the holographic recording medium, information on a thermal expansion characteristic of a recording material contained in the recording layer and/or information on temperature dependency of the refractive... Agent: K&l Gates LLP

20100067073 - Volume hologram optical recording medium, composition for volume hologram recording layer formation, and volume hologram recording material: This invention provides, for example, a highly stable and reliable volume hologram optical recording medium which can suppress an intensity variation, for example, in diffraction efficiency after signal recording and can stably develop a high S/N ratio. The volume hologram optical recording medium includes a recording layer containing at least... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, L.L.P.

20100067075 - Method for rendering and generating computer-generated video holograms in real-time: Method for real-time rendering and generating of computer-generated video holograms from three-dimensional image data with depth information, where the position and viewing direction of an observer defines a view of the scene, and where the observer is assigned with at least one virtual observer window, which is situated in an... Agent: Saul Ewing LLP (philadelphia)

20100067076 - Holographic printer: A holographic printer, a hologram copier and a combined holographic printer and hologram copier system is disclosed. The printer, copier and combined system comprise a pulsed RGB laser system comprising three short cavity oscillators. With the holographic printer digital image data is encoded onto three LCOS reflective SLM displays. The... Agent: Paul S Madan Madan & Sriram, PC

20100067077 - Holographic reconstruction system with optical wave tracking means: A holographic projection system has an optical wave tracking system which adjusts the propagation direction of a modulated wavefront. It provides an adjustable wave tracking system which aligns the modulated wave with a desired eye position of one or more observers and follows the movements of the observer. The system... Agent: Saul Ewing LLP (philadelphia)

20100067078 - Actuator: The present invention is directed to a bi-axial pivoting type actuator having a first movable section, a second movable section supporting the first movable section, and backlining. A first conductive portion and a second conductive portion for independently applying a driving voltage to each of the first movable section and... Agent: Mark D. Saralino (pan) Renner, Otto, Boisselle & Sklar, LLP

20100067079 - Device and method for deflecting a laser beam: For deflecting a laser beam (200) with a deflection mirror (21) arranged displaceably about a rotation axis (c), a beam-shaping optical element (22) is disposed upstream of the deflection mirror (21), said optical element being designed to project the laser beam (200) onto the deflection mirror (21) with a beam... Agent: Ostrolenk Faber Gerb & Soffen

20100067081 - Optical pattern generator using a single rotating component: An optical pattern uses a single rotating component. The rotating component includes a number of deflection sectors. Each sector deflects an incident optical beam by a substantially constant angular amount although this amount may vary from one sector to the next. The rotating component may be combined with an imaging... Agent: Wood , Herron & Evans, LLP (solta)

20100067080 - Optical scanning device: The optical scanning device scans an object with plural laser beams, and includes a light source, which emits plural parallel laser beams in a predetermined direction and which has a stem portion having a first notch; and a support having an opening, with which the light source is engaged so... Agent: Dickstein Shapiro LLP

20100067082 - Light scanning unit and image forming apparatus: Provided are a light scanning unit and an image forming apparatus including the light scanning unit. The light scanning unit can include a source, a deflector, and an optical imaging system. The deflector can deflect the light generated by the source. The optical imaging system can form the deflected light... Agent: Dla Piper LLP Us

20100067083 - Micro-movable device: A micro-movable device includes a frame, a movable section including a body section, and a torsion coupling section for coupling the frame with the movable section to define an axis of oscillation of the movable section, wherein the frame includes a first extending portion and a second extending portion that... Agent: Staas & Halsey LLP

20100067084 - Optical scanning mirror, semiconductor structure and manufacturing method thereof: A semiconductor structure provided with an insulation structure in a moving unit is manufactured easily. An optical scanning mirror (semiconductor structure) is formed by processing an SOI substrate consists of a first silicon layer, an oxide film and a second silicon layer. A moving unit, which is supported on a... Agent: Greenblum & Bernstein, P.L.C

20100067085 - Systems, methods and devices for actuating a moveable miniature platform: Presented herein are systems, methods and devices relating to miniature actuatable platform systems. According to one embodiment, the systems, methods, and devices relate to controllably actuated miniature platform assemblies including a miniature mirror.... Agent: Goodwin Procter LLP Patent Administrator

20100067086 - Use of an angle-selective retro-reflector to recapture off-state energy: Provided is a method for using a display system. The method, in one embodiment, includes directing a light beam from a light source to an array of individually addressable pixels of a spatial light modulator. The method further includes modulating the light beam into a first portion of light using... Agent: Texas Instruments Incorporated

20100067087 - Treatment of crystals for the prevention of optical damage: Method for treating a nominally pure crystal having non-linear optical properties. The nominally pure crystal contain foreign atoms at a residual concentration of less than 20 ppm so as to provide specific absorption of incident light. The method includes determining, based on testing on a specifically doped reference crystal of... Agent: Darby & Darby P.C.

20100067088 - Reducing speckle pattern in display images: A display system includes a coherent light source that can emit a coherent light beam, a de-speckling device configured to distort a wavefront of the coherent light beam to produce a distorted coherent light beam, and a two-dimensional array of light modulators that can selectively modulate the distorted coherent light... Agent: Fish & Richardson P.C.

20100067089 - Electric-field-sensitive element and display device using the same: An electric-field-sensitive element (1) includes: an optical function layer (5) that includes a metal oxide selected from the group consisting of tin dioxide, titanium dioxide and zinc oxide, and an insulating material covering the metal oxide, the optical function layer (5) having a visible light transmittance that changes through application... Agent: Staas & Halsey LLP

20100067090 - Electrical contact technique for electrochromic windows: A window assembly comprises a first conductive material layer, an electrochromic stack, a second conductive material layer and a seal. The first conductive material layer is formed on a substrate and comprises at least two zones electrically isolated from each other. The electrochromic stack is formed on a first selected... Agent: Joseph P. Curtin

20100067091 - Metamaterials: One exemplary metamaterial is formed from a plurality of individual unit cells, at least a portion of which have a different permeability than others. The plurality of individual unit cells are arranged to provide a metamaterial having a gradient index along at least one axis. Such metamaterials can be used... Agent: Greer, Burns & Crain

20100067092 - Colour display device: A colour display device (1) comprises a plurality of picture elements (3, 4, 5), the plurality of picture elements having a viewing side (5) and a rear side (6). Each picture element includes a light valve (7, 8, 9). The display device comprises a switchable part (12, 13) for selectively... Agent: Bainwood Huang & Associates LLC

20100067093 - Mirror system for a vehicle and method of operating said mirror system: The present invention is directed to a mirror system for a vehicle, said mirror system having a viewing surface for being operable as a mirror, said mirror system comprising a specular reflective surface and means for controlling an amount of light transmitted between said specular reflective surface and said viewing... Agent: Davidson Berquist Jackson & Gowdey LLP

20100067094 - Mirror device comprising layered electrode: The present invention provides an image display system implemented with a mirror device comprises a plurality of pixel elements formed on a substrate: wherein: each of said pixel elements comprises a micromirror disposed above and supported on a hinge extended from said substrate; and; a drive electrode disposed on the... Agent: Bo-in Lin

20100067095 - Display apparatus: A display apparatus (20) includes an electromagnetic radiation source (22) and digital micro-mirror device (21) having a plurality of micro-mirror elements on a surface thereof. The electromagnetic radiation source (22) is arranged to illuminate the digital micro-mirror device (21) and at least one micro-mirror element of the digital micro-mirror device... Agent: Scully, Scott, Murphy & Presser, P.C.

20100067096 - Structure body electrically connected via semiconductor material layer: The present invention discloses an image display system implemented with a spatial light modulator (SLM) having a plurality of pixel elements wherein each of the pixel elements further comprises an electrode having a structural body comprising: a first electrically conductive layer; a second electrically conductive layer; and a semiconductor layer... Agent: Bo-in Lin

20100067097 - Substrate and display apparatus having the same: In a substrate for a display apparatus, the substrate includes a base substrate and a shielding layer formed on a surface of the base substrate. The shielding layer has an energy bandgap corresponding to a reference wavelength of external light. Thus, the shielding layer blocks light having wavelength equal to... Agent: Haynes And Boone, LLPIPSection

20100067098 - Methods to control phase shifts of delay demodulation devices: The present invention provides methods to control phase shift of delay demodulation devices to reduce Polarization Dependent wavelength (PDλ) to be less than, for example, 0.5 GHz (i.e. 0.004 nm). The method to control phase shift in a Planar Lightwave Circuit (PLC) for demodulating Differential Quadrature Phase Shift Keying (DQPSK)... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, L.L.P.

20100067099 - Raman amplifier, optical repeater, and raman amplification method: A Raman amplifier according to the present invention comprises a plurality of pumping means using semiconductor lasers of Fabry-Perot, DFB, or DBR type or MOPAs, and pumping lights outputted from the pumping means have different central wavelengths, and interval between the adjacent central wavelength is greater than 6 nm and... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, L.L.P.

20100067100 - Laser oscillator: A laser oscillator includes a ring resonator. The ring resonator includes an optical circulator having first, second, third, and fourth ports and a first optical amplification fiber connected to the optical circulator. Light incident on the first port is exited from the second port, and light incident on the second... Agent: Osha Liang L.L.P.

20100067101 - Method for production of distributed refractive index-type optical element having ultraviolet ray-absorbing ability: The present invention provides a method for producing a distributed refractive index-type optical element having an ultraviolet ray-absorbing ability, which comprises of the steps of: applying a paste comprising at least one compound selected from the group consisting of a lithium compound, a potassium compound, a rubidium compound, a cesium... Agent: Kratz, Quintos & Hanson, LLP

20100067103 - Microscope device: With a microscope device according to the invention, it is possible to acquire information on a deeper part of a living organism than that in the case of a conventional microscope device. The microscope device according to a first invention comprises an illumination optical system for irradiating an object with... Agent: Westerman, Hattori, Daniels & Adrian, LLP

20100067102 - Optical microscope: The present invention provides an optical microscope capable of suppressing unnecessary response light as a background and detecting desired response light in nonlinear optical response process with a good S/N ratio. The optical microscope for collecting, on a sample 8, stimulation light emitted from a stimulation light source 1 and... Agent: Frishauf, Holtz, Goodman & Chick, PC

20100067104 - Sample holder for a microscope: The invention is directed to a sample holder for a microscope. The sample holder comprises a sample chamber which is filled with an immersion liquid and in which a sample is located. The sample chamber has an upper opening. It further comprises means for translating the sample relative to a... Agent: Reed Smith, LLP Attn: Patent Records Department

20100067105 - Cell culture vessels for meniscus reduction with aqueous solutions: A meniscus reducing member for use in a vessel for containing a liquid including a surface feature overlying at least a portion of an interior surface of the vessel. The surface feature includes at least two surfaces for contacting the liquid that cooperate to reduce a width of a meniscus... Agent: Bereskin And Parr LLP/s.e.n.c.r.l., S.r.l.

20100067106 - Locking inter-pupillary distance and convergence adjustment mechanism: Improvement to an adornable binocular device having a telescope pair and an adjustable inter-pupillary distance (IPD) where both telescopes move simultaneously and substantially the same distance when the IPD is adjusted, the improvement including a mechanism for releasably preventing unintentional adjustment the IPD and including a first releasably pivoting coupling... Agent: Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear LLP

20100067107 - Screen and method of manufacturing screen: A screen includes: a plurality of three-dimensional shape units disposed two-dimensionally on a front side of a screen substrate; a reflecting film formed at least on an area corresponding to projection light entering a surface of the plurality of the three-dimensional shape units of the screen substrate; and a light... Agent: Oliff & Berridge, PLC

20100067108 - Method and system for shaped glasses and viewing 3d images: Shaped glasses have curved surface lenses and spectrally complementary filters disposed on the curved surface lenses configured to compensate for wavelength shifts occurring due to viewing angles and other sources. The spectrally complementary filters include guard bands to prevent crosstalk between spectrally complementary portions of a 3D image viewed through... Agent: Dolby Laboratories Inc.

20100067109 - Optical layered body, polarizer and image display device: An optical layered body of the present invention comprises: at least a low refractive index layer on a light-transmitting substrate, wherein said low refractive index layer is formed by using a composition for a low refractive index layer, said composition comprising a hollow silica fine particle and an organic binder,... Agent: Connolly Bove Lodge & Hutz LLP

20100067110 - Substrate-guided optical device: There is provided an optical device, including a light-transmitting substrate (20) having an input aperture and first and second major surfaces (26, 32) parallel to each other and edges, one partially reflecting surface located in the substrate which is non-parallel to the major surfaces of the substrate and an optical... Agent: Snell & Wilmer LLP (oc)

20100067111 - Optical element and optical apparatus: e

20100067112 - Optical laminate, polarizing plate, image display, and process for producing an optical laminate:

20100067113 - Apparatus and method for displaying hierarchical data: A computer readable storage medium includes executable instructions to receive a request for tree node information and apply one or more tree node parameter limits to the request. The tree node parameter limits include a tree node level limit and a sibling node count limit. The computer readable storage medium... Agent: Cooley Godward Kronish LLP Attn: Patent Group

20100067114 - Direct beam solar light system: A direct beam solar lighting system for collecting and distributing sunlight into a room. The system includes a rotatable solar collector head to receive sunlight and to reflect the sunlight downward into a transition tube having a reflective interior surface. The light-concentrating transition tube reflects sunlight into a reflective light... Agent: Law Offices Of Brian S Steinberger

20100067115 - Display device and optical filter: A display device provided with a screen, comprising: an optical filter having a blind sheet that comprises a plurality of semitranslucent layers having translucence arranged side-by-side extending in a horizontal direction and having a predetermined thickness in a vertical direction, and a plurality of transparent layers which are disposed between... Agent: Drinker Biddle & Reath (dc)

20100067116 - Filter of display device: There is provided a filter of a display device capable of ensure a contrast ratio equal to or more than a predetermined value in various viewing angles. The filter of a display device includes a transparent film; and a plurality of stripe patterns formed parallel to both surfaces of the... Agent: Mckenna Long & Aldridge LLP

20100067117 - Optical packaged body, method of manufacturing it, illuminating device, and display unit: An optical packaged body capable of preventing generation of a wrinkle, deflection, and warpage, and capable of being thinned is provided. The optical packaged body includes a support medium and a packaging film that covers the support medium in a state of being applied with shrinkage force. The packaging film... Agent: K&l Gates LLP

20100067118 - Head-up display apparatus: A head-up display apparatus having a structure capable of imaging a user, and enabling an eye position of the user to be accurately calculated is provided. The head-up display apparatus reflects visible light L emitted from display means 2 toward the user D by a combiner member (concave mirror) 4... Agent: Mcdermott Will & Emery LLP

20100067119 - Zoom lens and image pickup apparatus including the same: A zoom lens includes, in order from object to image side, a first lens unit having a positive refractive power, a second lens unit having a negative refractive power and movable during zooming, a third lens unit having a positive refractive power and including a positive lens element positioned nearest... Agent: Canon U.s.a. Inc. Intellectual Property Division

20100067120 - Lens barrel: The present invention provides a lens barrel that has a first barrel member and a second barrel member, and arranges the first barrel member on an outer circumference of the second barrel member to enable the first barrel member to move in an optical axis direction. The lens barrel includes... Agent: Canon U.s.a. Inc. Intellectual Property Division

20100067121 - Focus lens apparatus: Provided is a zoom lens including: a focus lens unit which moves during focusing; and a magnification-varying lens unit which moves during zooming, in which when the magnification-varying lens unit is moved in a direction in which a depth of focus deepens, a focus operation using the focus lens unit... Agent: Canon U.s.a. Inc. Intellectual Property Division

20100067122 - Lens apparatus and image-pickup apparatus: A lens apparatus which has a small size but allows a higher magnification and an image-pickup apparatus including the lens apparatus are disclosed. The lens apparatus provides a variable magnification by moving a first lens and a second lens placed closer to an image plane than the first lens in... Agent: Canon U.s.a. Inc. Intellectual Property Division

20100067123 - Imaging device for a bonding apparatus: An imaging device for a bonding apparatus including a prism frame, a lens frame and an imaging device frame all made of metallic materials and fixed separately to flat plates made of carbon fiber reinforced plastic so as to be in this order in the optical axis direction of the... Agent: Quinn Emanuel Koda & Androlia

20100067124 - Lens unit: One end of an FPC (21) for supplying power to the driving section of a light amount control section provided in a shutter unit (20) is disposed between a second lens holder (17) and the shutter unit (20) secured to this second lens holder (17) and is held between the... Agent: Edwards Angell Palmer & Dodge LLP

20100067125 - Stand magnifier: A stand magnifier is provided, comprising a magnifier base to be placed on reading material or any other surface to be inspected, namely a contact surface, and a magnifier element having a grip and a magnifying body disposed on one grip end, with the magnifier element being detachably attached to... Agent: Maldjian & Fallon LLC

20100067126 - Dual mount adapter: An adapter for night vision goggles includes a body including a first arm and a second arm each configured to receive a night vision goggle mount. A first night vision goggle mount is removably attached to the first arm or the second arm and a base extends from the body... Agent: Christie, Parker & Hale, LLP

20100067127 - Lens apparatus and image pickup apparatus: The lens apparatus includes a first barrel member, a second barrel member, a first rolling bearing and a second rolling bearing. The second barrel member includes a cam for moving a lens unit in an optical axis direction, is disposed inside or outside the first barrel member and rotatable around... Agent: Cowan Liebowitz & Latman P.C. John J Torrente

20100067128 - Single-use lens assembly: An optical assembly includes an output optical element having a thermally conductive and optically transmissive material and a thermal conduit in thermal communication with the output optical element and having at least one surface configured to be in thermal communication with at least one heat dissipating surface of a light... Agent: Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear LLP

20100067129 - Lens device: A lens device includes: a lens barrel body having holes; guide bars supported by the lens barrel body and one ends of the guide bars are inserted in the holes; lens holding frames supported so as to be movable along the guide bars and are engaged with the guide bars;... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch

20100067130 - Lens module and electronic apparatus: A lens module includes: an optical element focusing a subject on an imaging device; a driver moving the optical element forward and backward along the optical axis direction when electric power is applied; and a holding section holding the optical element in at least two positions along the optical axis... Agent: Sonnenschein Nath & Rosenthal LLP

20100067131 - Rear view mirror: Then invention is related to a rear view mirror attached to a vehicle comprising a mirror housing. The reflective element is fixed in relation to the mirror housing and the mirror housing is movable versus the vehicle by separately extendable elements.... Agent: Reising Ethington P.C.

20100067132 - Electro optical device, and color filter manufactured by liquid drop discharge method: A liquid drop discharge device provides a head unit 420 which discharges filter element material relative to each of various colors of color filters. The head unit 420 is composed of an ink jet heads which are arranged on one end of a print substrate plate having a shape of... Agent: Oliff & Berridge, PLC

  
03/11/2010 > patent applications in patent subcategories. listing by industry category

20100060958 - Three-dimensional color display apparatuses and methods: A three-dimensional (3D) color display apparatus may include: light sources emitting different color beams; a volume diffractive element, in which a hologram is recorded using one of the color beams that is emitted from one of the light sources as a reference beam and a signal beam, displaying color images... Agent: Harness, Dickey & Pierce, P.L.C

20100060961 - Recording/playback apparatus, recording apparatus, playback apparatus, recording/playback method, recording method, and playback method: A recording/playback apparatus includes a light-generating and intensity-modulating section for generating signal light and reference light to be shined on a hologram recording medium and a phase modulating section for performing phase modulation on the signal light and the reference light on the basis of a pixel unit by using... Agent: Robert J. Depke Lewis T. Steadman

20100060959 - Reproduction apparatus and reproduction method: In a reproduction apparatus, a modulation control generates reference light by performing a drive control on respective pixels in reference light areas of a spatial light modulator and a phase modulator and also generates DC light added to a reproduction image by performing a drive control in a signal light... Agent: Robert J. Depke Lewis T. Steadman

20100060960 - Reproduction device and reproduction method: A reproduction device includes a light-emitting unit that emits reference light and coherent light, which is generated so as to have uniform light intensity and uniform phase, onto a hologram recording medium on which data is recorded by an interference pattern of signal light and the reference light, and a... Agent: Robert J. Depke Lewis T. Steadman

20100060962 - System, apparatus and method for extracting image cross-sections of an object from received electromagnetic radiation: An Apparatus and method to produce a hologram of a cross-section of an object includes an electromagnetic radiation assembly configured to receive a received electromagnetic radiation, such as light, from the object. The electromagnetic radiation assembly is further configured to diffract the received electromagnetic radiation and transmit a diffracted electromagnetic... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, L.L.P.

20100060963 - Optical scanning device and image forming apparatus: A light beam splitting element that is arranged on an optical path of a light beam emitted from a VCSEL element splits an incident light beam into a first light beam and a second light beam. An optical system focuses the first light beam on the scanning surface and moves... Agent: Dickstein Shapiro LLP

20100060964 - Optical beam scanning apparatus, and image forming apparatus: An optical beam scanning apparatus according to the present invention includes a light source, a pre-deflection optical system, a light deflecting device, a post-deflection optical system, a first sensor configured to detect a part of the luminous fluxes deflected by the light deflecting device, one or plural first optical elements... Agent: Patterson & Sheridan, L.L.P.

20100060965 - Optical scanning apparatus and image forming apparatus: In one embodiment of an optical scanning apparatus, a light blocking member is provided that is disposed facing a reflective face of a polygon mirror near the reflective face, and blocks stray light without blocking light in an effective scanning range of a laser beam. The light blocking member includes... Agent: Mark D. Saralino ( Sharp ) Renner, Otto, Boisselle & Sklar, LLP

20100060966 - Actuator using piezoelectric element and method of driving the same: An actuator using a piezoelectric element and a method of driving the same. The actuator includes at least one piezoelectric cell moving by displacement according to an input voltage, at least one piezoelectric sensor sensing the displacement of the at least one piezoelectric cell, an error detector detecting an error... Agent: North Star Intellectual Property Law, PC

20100060967 - Light scanning unit, image forming apparatus having the same, and synchronizing signal calibrating method of the light scanning unit: A light scanning unit includes: a light source; a beam deflector to form forward direction and reverse direction scanning lines on an image section and first and second non-image sections respectively disposed at opposite sides of the image section; a reflecting member to reflect the light beam input from the... Agent: Stein Mcewen, LLP

20100060968 - Laser pen: A laser pen for illuminating a workpiece is provided including a pen body, a pen head secured to the pen body, and a laser generator accommodated in the pen head. The laser generator can emit a laser light. The measuring member is rotatable relative to the pen body and includes... Agent: PCe Industry, Inc. Att. Steven Reiss

20100060969 - Optical beam generating device: The light beam generator 1 is provided with a laser light source 10, an optical phase modulation element 15 and others. The optical phase modulation element 15 receives coherent light output from the laser light source 10 and passed through a beam splitter 14 to modulate a phase of the... Agent: Drinker Biddle & Reath (dc)

20100060970 - Electro-optic silicon modulator: In a general aspect, a device includes a substrate, a light transmission formed on a top surface of the substrate, a first contact, and a second contact. The light transmission structure includes a first doped region; a second doped region doped oppositely to the first region; a lateral junction between... Agent: Occhiuti Rohlicek & Tsao, LLP

20100060971 - Multi-layer electrode for high contrast electrochromic devices: An electrochromic device includes a first substrate spaced from a second substrate. A first transparent conductive electrode is formed over at least a portion of the first substrate. A polymeric anode is formed over at least a portion of the first conductive electrode. A second transparent conductive electrode is formed... Agent: Ppg Industries Inc Intellectual Property Dept

20100060972 - Method and circuit for encoding multi-level pulse amplitude modulated signals using integrated optoelectronic devices: Methods and systems for encoding multi-level pulse amplitude modulated signals using integrated optoelectronics are disclosed and may include generating a multi-level, amplitude-modulated optical signal utilizing an optical modulator driven by two or more electrical input signals. The optical modulator may include optical modulator elements coupled in series and configured into... Agent: Mcandrews Held & Malloy, Ltd

20100060973 - Imaging device for influencing incident light: Disclosed is an imaging device for influencing incident light, comprising an optical element in the form of a mirror and an actuator for deforming the optical element. The optical element has a surface facing the incident light. The actuator laterally grips the optical surface of the optical element in order... Agent: Saul Ewing LLP (philadelphia)

20100060974 - Color display device: A color display device includes a substrate, a protecting layer, an electrophoretic display module, an electrowetting display module and a first insulating layer. The protecting layer is opposite to the substrate, and the protecting layer is made of a transparent material and the first insulating layer is made of a... Agent: Hdls Patent & Trademark Services

20100060975 - Systems and methods for improving the performance of a photorefractive device: A photorefractive device (100) and method of manufacture are disclosed. The device (100) comprises a layered structure in which one or more polymer layers (110) are interposed between a photorefractive material (106) and at least one transparent electrode layer (104). The layered structure is further interposed between a plurality of... Agent: Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear LLP

20100060976 - Optical parametric oscillator: A synchronously-pumped optical parametric oscillator (OPO 10) driven by the second harmonic output of a Kerr-lens-mode-locked Ti:sapphire laser (12) generates femtosecond pulses with wide tunability in the visible and ultraviolet spectrum. The OPO uses bismuth triborate, BiB3O6 (or BIBO) or a substituted form thereof, in collinear critical phase-matching as the... Agent: Harness, Dickey & Pierce, P.L.C

20100060977 - Surface-plasmonodielectric-polaritonic devices and systems: There is provided a structure for supporting propagation of surface plasmon polaritons. The structure includes a plasmonic material region and a dielectric material region, disposed adjacent to a selected surface of the plasmonic material region. At least one of the plasmonic material region and the dielectric material region have a... Agent: Theresa A Lober T.a. Lober Patent Services

20100060978 - Method and apparatus for controlling and protecting pulsed high power fiber amplifier systems: An electronic circuit for controlling a laser system consisting of a pulse source and high power fiber amplifier is disclosed. The circuit is used to control the gain of the high power fiber amplifier system so that the amplified output pulses have predetermined pulse energy as the pulse width and... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC

20100060979 - Anti-reflective coating for optical windows and elements: Multilayer anti-reflective coatings having four or more layers are disclosed. In one aspect, the multilayer anti-reflective coating comprises a first layer having a refractive index n1, where n1<1.4, and an optical thickness of (0.25±5%) λo nm; a second layer adjacent to the first layer, the second layer having a refractive... Agent: Corning Incorporated

20100060980 - Device for introducing an optical element into the observation beam path of a light microscope: A device is described for placing at least one optical element in an observation beam path of a light microscope. This device comprises a rotatably mounted support for the at least one optical element and an electric drive for rotating the support. By rotating the rotatably mounted support the at... Agent: Alexander R Schlee SchleeIPInternational P.C.

20100060981 - Circular dichroic thermal lens microscope: The objective is achieved by a circular dichroism thermal lens microscope apparatus which beams excitation light and detection light into an optical microscope, where the detection light enters a thermal lens formed by irradiating a sample with the excitation light, and a substance in a sample is detected by determining... Agent: Arent Fox LLP

20100060982 - Scope with improved magnification system: Various embodiments described herein comprise a scope for a firearm having a large range of zoom. The scope comprising a movable zoom selector for adjusting magnification of an image viewed through the scope. The scope further comprises an objective, an ocular, and an erector assembly positioned between the objective and... Agent: Stoel Rives LLP - Pdx

20100060983 - Adjustable parallax barrier 3d display: A parallax barrier 3D display utilizes adjustable at least one parallax barrier for having an observer always retrieve stereo vision no matter whether horizontal or vertical movements towards the parallax barrier 3D display are made. The parallax barrier is adjustable in its width and a distance from the parallax barrier... Agent: North America Intellectual Property Corporation

20100060984 - Light-polarizing article and dye dispersion and method for making same: A polarizing dye dispersion, a light-polarizing article and a process for making light-polarizing article utilizing the polarizing dye dispersion. The aqueous polarizing dye dispersion comprises, in addition to a polarizing dye material, a non-ionic surfactant material comprising a plurality of surfactant molecules represented by the following general formula (I): wherein:... Agent: Corning Incorporated

20100060985 - Method for producing polarizing plate, and automobile's windshield: A polarizing plate including a polarizing film containing at least a polarizer, wherein the polarizing film has a main absorption axis which is polygonally or smoothly curved.... Agent: Buchanan, Ingersoll & Rooney PC

20100060986 - Optic-purpose precursor composition, optic-purpose resin, optical element, and optical article: The optical element of the present invention has a first member and a second member which have been joined in close contact, and has nd1>nd2 and (nF1−nC1)<(nF2−nC2), where the first member is formed of a resin having both a benzene ring and a fluorine atom, or the second member is... Agent: Morgan Lewis & Bockius LLP

20100060987 - Optical device exhibiting color shift upon rotation: An optical device exhibiting a color shift upon rotation is disclosed. The optical device has a textured surface having a relief structure finer than a human eye resolution but large enough not to exhibit diffraction effects. The textured surface is coated with an interference thin film that exhibits a color... Agent: Pequignot + Myers LLC

20100060988 - Correction of optical elements by correction light irradiated in a flat manner: The disclosure relates to a correction light device for the irradiation of optical elements of an optical arrangement, in particular a lens, such a microlithography lens having a correction light, which include at least one correction light source and at least one mirror arrangement that deflects the light from the... Agent: Fish & Richardson PC

20100060989 - security document with micro-prisms: A security document including a substrate of transparent polymeric material, and opacifying layers provided on opposing sides of the substrate, the opacifying layers acting to guide light propagating within the substrate, wherein the substrate is formed with at least one micro-prism for diverting light propagating within or entering the substrate.... Agent: Greer, Burns & Crain

20100060990 - Wide field of view coverage head-up display system: Head-up display scenery alignment system, the head-up display being mounted in an aircraft and including an image projector and a combiner. The combiner is optically located between a user and a scenery of interest, optically transmitting a scene image of the scenery of interest to the user. The image projector... Agent: Sonnenschein Nath & Rosenthal LLP

20100060991 - Electrically-controlled, variable focal length liquid-based optical imaging apparatus and method: An optical imaging apparatus having a variable focal length is disclosed. The optical imaging apparatus includes a first double-liquid variable focal lens and a second double-liquid variable focal lens. The first and second double-liquid variable focal lenses are aligned on a common axis and operable to have opposite varying curvatures.... Agent: Curtis A. Vock Lathrop & Gage LLP

20100060992 - Super wide-angle lens: A small-sized super wide-angle lens for a solid-state image sensor that is suitable for a digital input apparatus such as a monitoring camera and an onboard camera, which is excellent in terms of optical performance and is low in terms of cost. The super wide-angle lens includes, in order from... Agent: Cohen, Pontani, Lieberman & Pavane LLP

20100060993 - Zoom lens and image pickup device: Disclosed herein is a zoom lens formed by arranging a first lens group having a negative refractive power, a second lens group having a positive refractive power, and a third lens group having a positive refractive power in order from an object side to an image side, wherein at a... Agent: Rader Fishman & Grauer PLLC

20100060994 - Lens drive device: A lens drive device may include a fixed body, a movable body having a lens, a magnetic drive mechanism for magnetically driving the movable body in a lens optical axis direction, and a spring member which connects the movable body with the fixed body. The fixed body may include a... Agent: Cantor Colburn, LLP

20100060995 - Lens barrel and imaging device: The lens barrel includes a first lens unit, a second lens unit, and a drive unit. The first lens unit includes a first lens element and a first lens support frame supporting the first lens element. The second lens unit includes a second lens element and a second lens support... Agent: Panasonic Patent Center

20100060996 - Image pickup lens, image pickup apparatus and mobile terminal: An image pickup lens relating to the present invention is a lens for forming an image of a subject onto a photoelectric converter of a solid-state image pickup element. The image pickup lens includes, in order from an object side thereof: an aperture stop; a first lens with a positive... Agent: Cohen, Pontani, Lieberman & Pavane LLP

20100060997 - Illumination lens and endoscope illuminating optical system: An endoscope illuminating optical system includes an illumination lens having a positive power. Illumination light rays parallel to each other emitted from an optical fiber bundle enter an incident surface of the illumination lens. The incident surface of the illumination lens is aspherical, and has a reference position vertical to... Agent: Mcginn Intellectual Property Law Group, PLLC

20100060998 - Microchip: A microchip, including two resin substrates, wherein a groove serving as a channel is formed on a surface of at least one of the two resin substrates, and the surfaces of the two resin substrates are adhered to each other, and the surface carrying the formed groove faces an inner... Agent: Cohen, Pontani, Lieberman & Pavane LLP

20100060999 - Magnetic device and lens drive device: A magnetic device may include a coil wound body having a first coil winding face and a second coil winding face in an axial direction, a coil wound around the first coil winding face and the second coil winding face, and a coil winding start part and a coil winding... Agent: Cantor Colburn, LLP

20100061000 - Lens drive device: A lens drive device may include a support body, a movable body having a lens, a magnetic drive mechanism for magnetically driving the movable body in a lens optical axis direction, and a spring member connected between the support body and the movable body. The magnetic drive mechanism includes a... Agent: Cantor Colburn, LLP

20100061001 - Lens module with extension member: A lens module includes a lens barrel, a lens holder, and an extension member. The lens barrel is received in the lens holder. The lens holder includes at least one first guiding portion. The extension member defines a receiving through hole and includes at least one second guiding portion corresponding... Agent: PCe Industry, Inc. Att. Steven Reiss

  
03/04/2010 > patent applications in patent subcategories. listing by industry category

20100053710 - Apparatus for recording/reproducing holographic data and method of adjusting position of recording layer: An apparatus for recording/reproducing holographic data and a method of adjusting a position of a recording layer. While an objective lens focusing first and second lights having different wavelengths on a holographic data storage medium including first and second reflective layers reciprocatingly moves in a direction of an optical axis,... Agent: North Star Intellectual Property Law, PC

20100053711 - Device for selection of light in a refraction arrangement: A device for the selection of light of at least one diffraction order comprises a light modulator device comprising a hologram. The light modulator device emits modulated light, where the light comprises one beam which is not deflected by the hologram and at least one diffracted beam. The device comprises... Agent: Saul Ewing LLP (philadelphia)

20100053712 - Integrated optical latch: Techniques are disclosed for optical switching and data control, without the interaction of electronic switching speeds. In one example embodiment, a common cavity optical latch is provided that that can hold an optical state for an extended period of time, and the operation of which is controlled optically. Optical phase... Agent: Bae Systems

20100053713 - Optical switches and logic gates employing same: An optical switch including a light passageway having a changeable cross-sectional area, an activation light responsive piezoelectric element associated with the light passageway, the activation light responsive piezoelectric element being operative to change its shape in response to activation light impinging thereon and a conductive element operatively associated with the... Agent: Edwards Angell Palmer & Dodge LLP

20100053714 - Optical box, optical scanner, and image forming apparatus: An optical box for an optical scanner includes an optical housing and a lid. The optical housing has an opening and a side wall surrounding the opening. The side wall includes inward recessed parts, each of which has a protrusion formed on its outer side. The protrusion can engage with... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch

20100053715 - Scanning system for lidar: The present invention relates to a scanning system optimized for lidar that includes a nodding mirror, a rotary electromagnetic drive, a rotary optical encoder, and control circuitry. The rotary electromagnetic drive includes a yoke incorporating a permanent magnet, and an arm having a coil at one end of the arm.... Agent: Teitelbaum & Maclean

20100053716 - Method of fabricating a structure by anisotropic etching, and silicon substrate with an etching mask: In a fabrication method of fabricating a structure, a basic etching mask corresponding a target shape with a convex corner, and a correction etching mask with a first portion, a second portion and an opening portion are formed on a single-crystal silicon substrate with a (100) principal face, and the... Agent: Canon U.s.a. Inc. Intellectual Property Division

20100053717 - Liquid device, liquid device manufacturing apparatus and method, and image display device: The present invention relates to a liquid device, liquid device manufacturing apparatus and method, and an image display device that are so configured as to achieve increase in the capacitance and allow suppression of breakdown. An insulating film 43 having a higher insulating property and a higher dielectric constant than... Agent: K&l Gates LLP

20100053718 - Optical system for merging a first and a second partial image beam, each proceeding from a specimen, into a resultant image beam: An optical system is described for merging a first and a second partial image beam emanating from a specimen into a resultant image beam allowing modification of the areal proportion of the respective first or second partial image beam in the resultant image beam. A stop arrangement comprises at least... Agent: Alexander R Schlee SchleeIPInternational P.C.

20100053719 - Optical system for merging a first and a second partial image beam, each proceeding from a specimen, into a resultant image beam: An optical system is described for merging a first and a second partial image beam emanating from a specimen into a resultant image beam allowing modification of the areal proportion of the respective first or second partial image beam in the resultant image beam. A stop arrangement comprises at least... Agent: Alexander R Schlee SchleeIPInternational P.C.

20100053720 - Light source apparatus with modulation function and its driving method: A light source apparatus with modulation function has a wavelength conversion module (75) composed of a nonlinear optical material with a structure having a nonlinear constant modulated periodically. It outputs a difference frequency or sum frequency produced by multiplexing pumping light from semiconductor laser light sources (71) and (72) with... Agent: Workman Nydegger 1000 Eagle Gate Tower

20100053721 - Flexible display panel, manufacturing method thereof, electro-optical apparatus and manufacturing method thereof: A first etching stop layer and an active layer are formed on an inner surface of a first glass substrate, and a second etching stop layer and a cover layer are formed on an inner surface of a second glass substrate. A display media is formed between the first glass... Agent: Jianq Chyun Intellectual Property Office

20100053722 - Electrochromic device: An electrochromic device includes a first substrate spaced from a second substrate. A first conductive member is formed over at least a portion of the first substrate. A first electrochromic electrode comprising a tungsten oxide coating is formed over at least a portion of the first conductive member. A second... Agent: Ppg Industries Inc Intellectual Property Dept

20100053723 - Exterior reflective mirror element for a vehicular rearview mirror assembly: An exterior reflective mirror element suitable for a vehicle includes a transparent glass substrate having a reflector and a visual indicator display disposed to the rear of the substrate. The visual indicator display may be part of a blind spot detection and display system of the vehicle wherein the visual... Agent: Van Dyke, Gardner, Linn & Burkhart, LLP

20100053724 - Electrochromic materials and electrochromic devices using the same: Disclosed herein are novel electrochromic materials. The electrochromic materials are viologens into which an imidazole derivative is asymmetrically introduced. The electrochromic materials can be used in a variety of electrochromic displays, including electrochromic windows and smart windows. Also disclosed herein are electrochromic devices that use the electrochromic materials.... Agent: Cantor Colburn, LLP

20100053725 - Acousto-optical component: An acousto-optical component is suggested, in particular for use in the beam path of an optical arrangement, preferably of a microscope, with a crystal for the passage of light. Sound waves are generated via an electrical transducer and passed through the crystal. The sound waves passing through the crystal affect... Agent: Alexander R Schlee SchleeIPInternational P.C.

20100053726 - Spatial light modulator having capacitor: The present invention provides an image projection system implemented with a spatial light modulator (SLM) to modulate an illumination light projected from a light source wherein said SLM comprising a first conductive layer to wire and function as a bit line; a second conductive layer to wire and function as... Agent: Bo-in Lin

20100053727 - Display device: A flat panel display device displays an image using a micro-shutter electrode and a diffusive reflection layer. The display device has a wide viewing angle and reduces a loss of light to thus improve light efficiency. In addition, gray levels can be determined by an electrostatic force between the pixel... Agent: F. Chau & Associates, LLC

20100053728 - Color display devices: The color display of the present invention involves a two particle system and is capable of displaying multiple colors with high quality black and white states. The color states are suitable for highlighting function. The color display does not require alignment between the electrodes and the display cells in which... Agent: Howrey LLP

20100053730 - High speed beam steering: The use of spatial light modulators to steer light beams is disclosed. A dual frequency liquid crystal spatial light modulator can be controlled so as to form a blazed phase grating thereon that effects desire deflection of incident light.... Agent: Haynes And Boone, LLPIPSection

20100053729 - System and method for despeckling an image illuminated by a coherent light source: A method and system for reducing speckle in an image produced from a coherent source of radiation is provided. The method includes coupling a source beam received from a coherent optical source into an optical fiber. A position of at least a portion of the fiber may be modulated using... Agent: Baker Botts L.L.P.

20100053731 - Delay demodulation devices: Delay demodulation devices with optimized temperature and pressure distribution on a Planar Lightwave Circuit (PLC) are provided. The delay demodulation device 1 comprises: an input waveguide 2, which receives DQPSK signals; a Y-shape waveguide 3, which splits the light waveguide 2; a first Mach-Zehnder interferometer 4; and a second Mach-Zehnder... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, L.L.P.

20100053732 - High-speed multiplied signal generating method and device: The object is attained by the method for obtaining a multiple harmonic signal comprises, suppressing a different parity optical signal having parity different from fundamental optical signals; suppressing residual optical signals using an optical filter after suppressing the different parity optical signal; and obtaining the frequency difference component using the... Agent: Lawrence Y.d. Ho & Associates Pte Ltd

20100053733 - Method for amplification by spatio-temporal frequency conversion and device for carrying out said method: The present invention relates to a method of amplification based on spatio-temporal frequency drift for a pulse laser comprising a so-called CPA (Chirped Pulse Amplification) frequency-shift amplifying chain, the various spectral components spatially spread. The various components separately amplified.... Agent: Lowe Hauptman Ham & Berner, LLP

20100053734 - Lens unit: A lens unit includes at least three lenses that are laminated and received in a lens barrel. The lenses include a first lens, a second lens, and a third lens that are laminated from the side of an object in this order. The first lens includes a first contact face... Agent: Beyer Law Group LLP

20100053736 - Confocal microscope apparatus: The present application generates an image suitable for collectively observing a whole area or all wavelength components in a viewing field. A confocal microscope apparatus includes a detecting unit being disposed on a collecting location of the collecting optical system, separating incident light into a light from a vicinity of... Agent: Oliff & Berridge, PLC

20100053735 - Focusing apparatus and method: A focusing apparatus for use with an optical system having a high NA objective lens (20) includes an image forming and capturing means (26) for forming an image in an intermediate image zone (44), and for capturing an image by receiving and refocusing light from a selected focal plane within... Agent: Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear LLP

20100053738 - High na catadioptric imaging optics for imaging a reticle to a pair of imaging locations: New and useful concepts for an imaging optical system configured to simultaneously image a reticle to a pair of imaging locations are provided, where the imaging optics comprise a pair of arms, each of which includes catadioptric imaging optics. In addition, the imaging optics are preferably designed to image a... Agent: Lawrence R. Oremland, P.C.

20100053737 - Variable magnification optical system and projector: A variable magnification optical system projects an image onto a screen with a sufficient magnification without requiring a large-sized mirror. The variable magnification optical system includes a first optical system through which a light beam modulated with an image signal corresponding to the image is passed; a second optical system... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, L.L.P.

20100053739 - Laser device providing an adjusted field distribution for laser beams thereof: An exemplary laser device includes a laser source and an optical module. The laser source is configured for emitting a laser beam in the TEMxy mode, wherein 0≦x≦3, and 0≦y≦3. The optical module includes a cylindrical-type lens disposed on a light path of the laser beam. The cylindrical-type lens has... Agent: PCe Industry, Inc. Att. Steven Reiss

20100053740 - Microscope: The microscope comprises a first phase-contrast objective including a first phase film shaped like a ring and having a 20-fold magnification or lower, a second phase-contrast objective including a second phase film shaped like a ring and having a 60-fold magnification or higher; and a ring silt shared and used... Agent: Frishauf, Holtz, Goodman & Chick, P.C.

20100053741 - Optical imaging system: An optical imaging system is described, comprising a zoom system for adjusting a variable magnification of the image, wherein the zoom system comprises at least one of a lens assembly and a first SLM optical unit, and an illumination system for illuminating an object to be imaged in an object... Agent: Alexander R Schlee SchleeIPInternational P.C.

20100053742 - Optical-device switching apparatus for microscope: An optical-device switching apparatus of a microscope includes a driving motor, and a rotation unit that is rotatably attached to a body and to which optical devices are attached, and a gear apparatus that is located between the driving motor and the rotation unit and transmits power from the driving... Agent: Frishauf, Holtz, Goodman & Chick, PC

20100053743 - Apparatus for real-time three-dimensional laser scanning microscopy, with detection of single- and multi-photon fluorescence and of higher order harmonics: Apparatus for real-time three-dimensional laser scanning microscopy, where single-photon fluorescence light, multi-photon fluorescence light, and higher order harmonics generated in the sample are detected. The excitation light is focused into the sample in a three-dimensional matrix of focal points. Real-time three-dimensional image acquisition is obtained by fast scanning in the... Agent: Gifford, Krass, Sprinkle,anderson & Citkowski, P.c

20100053744 - Microscope: A microscope includes a main body, a transmitted light source, and a transmitted-light illumination optical system. The main body has a substantially C-shape when viewed from side, and is composed of a lower horizontal portion, an upper horizontal portion, and a brace portion. The brace portion connects between the lower... Agent: Frishauf, Holtz, Goodman & Chick, PC

20100053745 - Video adapter for a microscope camera: A video adapter for a microscope is described, comprising a first connection for connecting the microscope; a second connection for connecting a camera; and at least one optical component for performing at least one of exposure setting, focus setting, magnification setting and deflection of at least one part of an... Agent: Alexander R Schlee SchleeIPInternational P.C.

20100053746 - Reinforced retractable projection screen with a tab tensioning system and a border: Various embodiments of this invention disclose a retractable projection screen with a tab tensioning system, a textured textile border that is made from a different material as the screen, an adjustable coupling means, and a metal strip.... Agent: Marc E. Hankin, Esq.

20100053747 - Screen: A screen includes: the four arm members have first connection sections, one at each of the first and second support section side extremities, each of the first and second support sections includes at either extremity thereof a second connection section which receives the first connection section, an attachment and detachment... Agent: Advantedge Law Group, LLC

20100053748 - Rear projection fabric, rear projection screen, and rear projection system: Thin high-density fabrics are particularly suitable for super wide-angle rear projections that are accurate in every detail. Based on said recognition, the invention relates to a rear projection fabric (20, 30) that comprises a number of threads (21, 23, 31, 33) and has a density of more than seven threads... Agent: Bachman & Lapointe, P.C.

20100053749 - Three-dimensional display apparatus: A display device includes; a display panel, a lens substrate facing the display panel, an air layer disposed between the display panel and the lens substrate, and a light refraction portion disposed on a surface of the lens substrate facing the display panel, wherein an average refractive index of the... Agent: Cantor Colburn, LLP

20100053750 - Observation apparatus: An observation apparatus includes a first member 9 supporting first optical elements L1L and L1R, a second member 7 supporting second optical elements L4L and L4R and the first member via balls so as to be movable in an optical axis direction, and a biasing device 11 generating a biasing... Agent: Canon U.s.a. Inc. Intellectual Property Division

20100053751 - Wire grid polarizers in window shading applications and varrying thickness wave retarders: A light transmissive panel is provided comprising a first sheet and a second sheet, wherein each sheet is made up of a nonbirefringant substrate and a wire grid polarizer pattern of continuously varying absorption axis orientation formed on the nonbirefringant substrate. The wire grid polarizer patterns on each of the... Agent: Gauthier & Connors, LLP

20100053752 - Display panel and apparatus provided with the same: A display panel is provided with a solar cell, a light transmitting substrate arranged on a side of the solar cell to be seen, and a reflective polarizing plate. An uneven pattern is arranged on at least one surface of the reflective polarizing plate.... Agent: The Webb Law Firm, P.C.

20100053753 - Optical relay for compact head up display: An optical relay (500) includes a glare trap (512) that in one embodiment has one or more surfaces configured to reflect light impinging the surface (550) at an angle less than a first angle (722) relative to a normal line (710), and to transmit light impinging the surface (550) at... Agent: Microvision, Inc.

20100053754 - Metallized retroreflective sheeting with increased daytime brightness: A retroreflective sheeting (10) comprising a cube layer (20) having a front light-receiving surface (30) and a rear retroreflecting surface (32), and a metallic layer (22) covering the rear retroreflecting surface (32). The rear surface (32) comprises an array of retroreflective elements (34) and diffusing patches (36) within such array... Agent: Karen Kittner Avery Dennison Corporation

20100053755 - Plasmonic fabry-perot filter: A plasmonic Fabry-Perot filter includes a first partial mirror and a second partial mirror separated from the first partial mirror by a gap. At least one of the first partial mirror or the second partial mirror includes an integrated plasmonic optical filter array.... Agent: Foley And Lardner LLP Suite 500

20100053756 - Antiglare film, antireflection film, polarizing plate and image display device: An antiglare film is provided, the antiglare film including: a transparent support; and an antiglare layer, wherein the antiglare layer contains a light-transmitting resin particle, a light-transmitting resin and a copolymerization product having an amine value of 1 to 30 mgKOH/g, and the average particle diameter of the light-transmitting resin... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch

20100053757 - Optical element and optical apparatus: The optical element includes a base member, and a first layer which is formed on the base member and whose refractive index for a central use wavelength λ changes in a thickness direction of the first layer by 0.05 or more. The first layer has an anti-reflection function and satisfies... Agent: Canon U.s.a. Inc. Intellectual Property Division

20100053759 - Antireflection coating and display device: An antireflection coating is formed on a transparent substrate and includes an Al film having a transmittance of lower than 10% at a wavelength of 550 nm with a thickness of 25 nm and predominantly composed of aluminum (Al), and an Al—N film formed in at least one of an... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, L.L.P.

20100053760 - Optical element and optical system: The optical element includes a base member configured to have an optical surface, a concave-convex structure configured to have an average pitch smaller than a shortest wavelength of a use wavelength range, and an intermediate layer formed between the optical surface and the concave-convex structure, made of a material different... Agent: Canon U.s.a. Inc. Intellectual Property Division

20100053758 - Optical relay for compact head up display: Briefly, in accordance with one or more embodiments, an optical relay for a head up display, the optical relay comprises a glare trap having angularly selectivity by being capable of reflecting light having an angle of incidence greater than a first angle, and being capable of transmitting light having an... Agent: Microvision, Inc.

20100053761 - Hybrid optical film, display device having the same, and method of manufacturing the same: A hybrid optical film, a display device having the same, and a method of manufacturing the same are provided. The hybrid optical film is provided in front of a display module of a display device to serve as a display filter. The hybrid optical film is in the form of... Agent: Mcdermott Will & Emery LLP

20100053762 - Intensity-based one-way visible display system: A one-way display system includes a partially reflective screen with a first image, and a partially absorptive screen with a second image that is an inverse of the first image. The two screens can be stacked on top of each other or separated by a small distance. A portion of... Agent: Patent Law Group LLP

20100053763 - Chirped metamaterials: An apparatus includes a medium that is a metamaterial over a frequency range. The medium includes a stack of layers or slabs. A mechanical, electrical, or magnetic property of the layers or slabs of the stack varies monotonically between neighboring ones of the layers or slabs.... Agent: Alcatel-lucent Docket Administratrator- Room 2f-192

20100053764 - Projection lens and projection display device using the same:

20100053765 - Optical system and optical apparatus having the same: An optical system includes, in order from an enlargement conjugate side to a reduction conjugate side, a first lens unit having a negative refractive power and a second lens unit having a positive refractive power. In the optical system, an aperture stop is located closer to the reduction conjugate side... Agent: Canon U.s.a. Inc. Intellectual Property Division

20100053767 - Zoom lens and image pickup apparatus: A zoom lens includes, in order from its object side, a first lens unit having a negative refracting power, a second lens unit having a positive refracting power, a third lens unit having a negative refracting power, and a fourth lens unit having a positive refracting power. The zoom lens... Agent: Kenyon & Kenyon LLP

20100053766 - Zoom lens and image pickup apparatus having the same: A zoom lens includes, in order from an object side to an image side, a first lens unit having a negative refractive power, a second lens unit having a positive refractive power, a third lens unit having a negative refractive power, and a fourth lens unit having a positive refractive... Agent: Canon U.s.a. Inc. Intellectual Property Division

20100053768 - Lens barrel and imaging device: An interchangeable lens unit includes a second lens group unit, a focus lens unit, a fourth lens group unit, a zoom ring unit, a focus motor, and a photosensor. The zoom ring unit is arranged to mechanically transmit operational force inputted to a zoom ring to the second lens group... Agent: Panasonic Patent Center

20100053769 - Systems and methods for micromachined cylindrical lenses: Systems and methods are operable to focus light. An exemplary embodiment has a MEMS substrate, a first cylindrical lens having a first cylindrical surface, and a second cylindrical lens having a second cylindrical surface that is oriented perpendicular to the first cylindrical surface. Light passing through the first and second... Agent: Honeywell/fogg Patent Services

20100053770 - Image pickup lens, image pickup apparatus and mobile terminal: An image pickup lens includes a first lens block with a positive power and a second lens block with a positive or negative power. The first lens block includes a first lens substrate, and lens portions 1a and 1b arranged on opposing surfaces of the first lens substrate. The lens... Agent: Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner LLP

20100053771 - Flat panel lens: A flat panel lens system as a tapered light guide that has minimal or no margin for fan out. The tapered light guide includes a thin end, and a thick end of which is a bevelled mirror or an optical equivalent. Light is injected into the thin end and the... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20100053772 - Lens assembly and manufacturing method of the same: There is provided a lens assembly including: a first lens part including a first lens surface as an object-side surface, a second lens surface as an image-side surface, and a peripheral part defining a periphery of the second lens surface; a second lens part disposed at an image side of... Agent: Staas & Halsey LLP

20100053773 - Projection lens and projection display device using the same: e

20100053774 - Small projection lens and projection display device using the same:

20100053775 - Imaging lens, and imaging apparatus and mobile terminal apparatus using the same: An imaging lens comprises a first lens (L1), a second lens (L2), a third lens (L3), and a fourth lens (L4), which are arranged in ascending sequence, starting from the lens nearest to the object. The first lens (L1) has a double-convex shape and positive refractive power. The second lens... Agent: Townsend And Townsend And Crew, LLP

20100053776 - Imaging lens and small-size image pickup apparatus using the same: There are provided an imaging lens, which is capable of promoting high definition and miniaturization of a small-size image pickup apparatus, and the small-size image pickup apparatus using the same. A aperture diaphragm S is arranged between a first lens L1 and a second lens L2 so that the first... Agent: Cohen, Pontani, Lieberman & Pavane LLP

20100053777 - Imaging lens: An imaging lens comprises, 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 lens having a negative... Agent: Quinn Emanuel Urquhart Oliver & Hedges, LLP Koda/androlia

20100053778 - Imaging lens: An imaging lens comprises, from an object side, a diaphragm 2, a first lens 3 that is a lens having a positive power whose convex surface faces the object side, and a second lens 4 having a negative power whose concave surface faces the object side, wherein a condition expressed... Agent: Quinn Emanuel Urquhart Oliver & Hedges, LLP Koda/androlia

20100053779 - Digital presenter using gooseneck: A digital presenter is provided. A digital presenter including a base; a lens; a gooseneck having one end secured to the base and the other end connected to the lens; and a supporting element having one end secured to the base and disposed inside the gooseneck, wherein the supporting element... Agent: Volpe And Koenig, P.C.

20100053780 - Lens driving device and image forming apparatus: A lens driving device includes a lens, a lens frame configured to support the lens, a drive mechanism configured to cause the lens frame to move upon an optical axis, and a fixed member configured to support the drive mechanism. The drive mechanism includes a rotational cylinder capable of moving... Agent: Dickstein Shapiro LLP

20100053782 - Construction of objective: A construction of an objective is configured which includes a plurality of lens groups including at least one cemented lens group; a plurality of inner frames to hold the lens groups, each including a contact projection; and a tube to hold the plurality of inner frames stacked inside. At least... Agent: Frishauf, Holtz, Goodman & Chick, P.C. 16th Floor

20100053783 - Holding apparatus and exposure apparatus: A holding apparatus includes a holding member configured to hold an optical element, the holding member having an internal space that extends in a circumferential direction and has different sectional shapes perpendicular to the circumferential direction on at least two locations, a fixing member arranged outside of the holding member... Agent: Canon U.s.a. Inc. Intellectual Property Division

20100053781 - Lens module and camera module having same: An exemplary lens module includes a barrel and a plurality of deformable lenses received in the barrel. The barrel includes an inner wall. The inner wall has a plurality of circular retaining portions. The plurality of deformable lenses is deformed and retained in the plurality of circular retaining portions. Diameters... Agent: PCe Industry, Inc. Att. Steven Reiss

20100053784 - Camera module: A camera module according to an aspect of the invention may include: a housing; a fixed unit fixed to the inside of the housing; a lens barrel provided in the housing and having at least one lens; and a moving unit moved and supported by the fixed unit by a... Agent: Staas & Halsey LLP

20100053785 - Light reflecting plate and method of manufacturing the same, and light reflecting device: Provided is a light reflecting plate capable of reducing glare of reflected light while maintaining high light reflectance by regular reflection. The light reflecting plate includes a base, a light reflecting layer that is formed on the base and made of silver or silver alloy, or aluminum or aluminum alloy,... Agent: Bacon & Thomas, PLLC

20100053786 - Sight glass assembly: A sight glass assembly with a housing having a circular opening therein, the opening including an annular shoulder and a frusto-conically shaped wall is provided. Further, the sight glass assembly includes a circular sight glass plate having a cylindrical rim wall, a sight glass packing member having a cylindrical inner... Agent: Siemens Corporation Intellectual Property Department

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