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Optical: systems and elements July category listing 07/10

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07/29/2010 > patent applications in patent subcategories.

20100188715 - Method of making holograms having at least two replay colours: A method of making a product containing a hologram which has at least two replay colours when viewed at a given angle, the method comprising the steps of: (i) recording holographic elements at each of at least two different angles in a master; and (ii) copying the master. The principle... Agent: Saliwanchik Lloyd & Saliwanchik A Professional Association

20100188716 - Hologram recording device: A hologram recording device includes a spatial light modulator having an informational light modulation region modulating part of light from a light source into informational light corresponding to information to be recorded and a reference light emission region emitting the remaining light as reference light, and records a hologram onto... Agent: Greer, Burns & Crain

20100188717 - Method and device for manufacturing a hologram recording medium: Arrangements are made to enable different original images to be reproduced upon observation from different positions and yet enable reproduced images of high resolution to be obtained. In a case of recording two original images, each of the two original images Ia and Ib is defined as a set of... Agent: Ladas & Parry LLP

20100188719 - Holographic reconstruction device: A holographic reconstruction device is designed such that visible resolution of the reconstruction of a scene is matched to the resolution capability of the human eye, to the imaging properties of the reconstruction means used or to the resolution capability of the light modulation means used. A grid scale for... Agent: Saul Ewing LLP (philadelphia)

20100188718 - Method and apparatus for generating reconstructions of information encoded in ambient light modulators: The present invention relates to a method and device for the generation of reconstructions of information encoded on spatial light modulators by way of illumination with coherent incident waves. The invention includes the following steps: Splitting of the incident wave into at least two incident sub-waves, Modulation of the incident... Agent: Saul Ewing LLP (philadelphia)

20100188720 - Light source apparatus and head-up display apparatus incorporating the light source apparatus: A light source apparatus emits light image information. A reflective layer is formed on a planarization film formed on a metal substrate. LED thin films are arranged in a matrix having columns extending in first directions and rows extending in second directions perpendicular to the first directions, the LED thin... Agent: Rabin & Berdo, PC

20100188721 - Two-dimensional encoder, holographic memory device and holographic memory medium: A two-dimensional encoder stores data on a holographic memory. The encoder encodes data of k bits (where k is an integer and k≧3) into n pixels arranged two-dimensionally (where n is an integer and n≧6). The encoder includes a first processing section 31 for classifying the n pixels into first... Agent: Mark D. Saralino (pan) Renner, Otto, Boisselle & Sklar, LLP

20100188722 - Beam irradiation apparatus: An attachment lens is arranged in a stage subsequent to a scanning lens. After a laser beam is converged by the scanning lens, the laser beam is converted into a parallel beam by the attachment lens. When the scanning lens is displaced in a direction perpendicular to an optical axis... Agent: Ditthavong Mori & Steiner, P.C.

20100188723 - Optical modulator with beam-pointing correction: An apparatus for providing a modulated pulsed radiation beam (20) has a radiation source (16) for providing a pulsed radiation beam (10) at a constant pulse repetition frequency and a number of beam intensity modulators (18a-18e). A beam-deflecting element (12) in the path of the pulsed radiation beam and rotatable... Agent: Corning Incorporated

20100188724 - Wavelength-selective switch: A wavelength-selective switch with a switch unit having a lens array, a first lens and a beam expander, and a branching unit having a second lens, a diffraction grating, a third lens and a mirror, in which the switch unit and the branching unit are accommodated in independent casings, and... Agent: Ohlandt, Greeley, Ruggiero & Perle, LLP

20100188725 - High performance chirped electrode design for large area optoelectronic devices: An electro-optic device with a doped semiconductor base and a plurality of pixels on the semiconductor base. Pixels include oppositely doped semiconductor layer and a top electrode formed on the oppositely doped semiconductor layer. The top electrode has a grid pattern with at least one busbar and a plurality of... Agent: Naval Research Laboratory Associate Counsel (patents)

20100188726 - All-solid-state reflective dimming electrochromic device having buffer layer and dimmer member using the same: The present invention provides an all-solid-state type reflection light controllable electrochromic device having a buffer layer, and the constitution thereof comprises an all-solid-state reflective dimming electrochromic device in which a transparent conductive film layer, an ion storage layer, a solid electrolyte layer, a buffer layer, catalyst layer, and a reflective... Agent: Suzannah K. Sundby Smith, Gambrell & Russel, LLP

20100188727 - Piezochrome composite: The invention relates to a piezochrome composite comprising a matrix of a piezoelectric material with particles of a spin transition compound. The invention also relates to a device that beside said composite also comprises a voltage supply connected to electrodes provided on said matrix. In one embodiment is this device... Agent: Jacobson Holman PLLC

20100188729 - Ceramic header method and system: A ceramic header configured to form a portion of an electronic device package includes a mounting portion configured to provide a mounting surface for an electronic device. In addition, the ceramic header includes one or more conductive input-output connectors operable to provide electrical connections from a first surface of the... Agent: Texas Instruments Incorporated

20100188728 - Optical module: An optical module 1A is an optical module, which is manufactured from an SOI substrate having a support substrate 10 and a semiconductor layer 14 disposed on a surface 10a of the support substrate 10 via an insulating layer 12, the optical module including a movable mirror 22 in which... Agent: Drinker Biddle & Reath (dc)

20100188730 - Optical element: An optical element includes a container including first and second end face walls, a side face wall, and an accommodating chamber inside the walls; first and second liquids enclosed in the chamber; a first electrode provided on a surface of the first end face wall; a second electrode provided on... Agent: Wolf Greenfield & Sacks, P.C.

20100188731 - Display element, image display device, and image display system: A display element includes a hollow structure. The hollow structure includes plural cells disposed in a plane, each having an opening in a first wall of the hollow structure, and a partition wall separating the adjacent cells. A solvent having one or more types of white particles and/or colored particles... Agent: Cooper & Dunham, LLP

20100188732 - Multicolor display optical composition, optical device, and display method of optical device: The present invention provides a multicolor display optical composition comprising a dispersion medium, a periodic structure having a porous structure inside communicated with the outside, and mobile particles contained in the dispersion medium so as to be movable and having a volume average primary particle diameter from 1 nm to... Agent: Fildes & Outland, P.C.

20100188733 - Ultra-short high-power light pulse source: An ultra-short high-power light pulse source including a first laser pump source (1), a mode-locked laser oscillator (2), a second laser pump source (4), a waveguide (6) capable of inserting spectral phases into the light pulses, and a compressor (8) capable of generating predetermined spectral phases into the light pulses.... Agent: Young & Thompson

20100188736 - Modular fiber-based chirped pulse amplification system: A modular ultrafast pulse laser system is constructed of individually pre-tested components manufactured as modules. The individual modules include an oscillator, pre-amplifier and power amplifier stages, a non-linear amplifier, and a stretcher and compressor. The individual modules can typically be connected by means of simple fiber splices.... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC

20100188734 - Multi-fibre arrangement for high power fibre lasers and amplifiers: An optical fibre arrangement has at least two optical fibre sections, each optical fibre section defining an outside longitudinally extending surface. The outside longitudinally extending surfaces are in optical contact with each other. The invention further provides for an amplifying optical device have an optical fibre arrangement as just described,... Agent: Gregory Ipl, P.C.

20100188735 - Optical module: The present invention relates to an optical module having a structure for reducing adverse contingencies such as increased number of fusion splicing points, drops in output, and higher costs associated with a greater number of optical components. The optical module comprises an amplification optical fiber, a transmission optical fiber, and... Agent: Venable LLP

20100188737 - Dielectric multilayer filter: To provide a dielectric multilayer filter, such as an IR cut filter and a red-reflective dichroic filter, that produces an effect of reducing incident-angle dependency and has a wide reflection band. A first dielectric multilayer film 30 is formed on the front surface of a transparent substrate 28, and a... Agent: Hedman & Costigan, P.C.

20100188738 - Optical imaging device and imaging method for microscopy: The present invention relates to an optical imaging device, in particular for microscopy, with a first optical element group and a second optical element group, wherein the first optical element group and the second optical element group, on an image plane, form an image of an object point of an... Agent: Fish & Richardson PC

20100188739 - Tomographic light field microscope: An optical tomography system includes a light field microscope including an objective lens, a computer-controlled light source, a condenser lens assembly and a microlens array aligned along an optical axis. A carrier containing a specimen is coupled to a rotational driver for presenting varying angles of view of the specimen.... Agent: George A Leone, Sr Citadel Patent Law

20100188740 - Stereo microscope system: An illumination system of a microscopy system comprises an actuator configured to change an angle of an illumination light beam and a mirror assembly, which is selectively positionable into the beam path of the illumination light beam. The mirror assembly may comprise an actuator configured to change an orientation of... Agent: Townsend And Townsend And Crew, LLP

20100188741 - Laser scanning microscope: A laser scanning microscope has an illumination beam path and a detection beam path. A beamsplitter is provided which reflects the illumination light in direction of the sample and transmits the detection light in direction of the detection arrangement. An additional beamsplitter is provided for reflecting the illumination light and... Agent: Frommer Lawrence & Haug

20100188742 - Slit-scan multi-wavelength confocal lens module and slit-scan microscopic system and method using the same: The present invention provides a slit-scan multi-wavelength confocal lens module, which utilizes at least two lenses having chromatic aberration for splitting a broadband light into continuously linear spectral lights having different focal length respectively. The present invention utilizes the confocal lens module employing slit-scan confocal principle and chromatic dispersion techniques... Agent: Wpat, PC Intellectual Property Attorneys

20100188743 - Observation device, observation system, control device, and control program: An observation device according to the present invention comprises a stage on which a fluid vessel containing therein an object to be observed such as a cell or microorganism is to be placed, an observing part observing the object to be observed, a driving part performing a stage driving for... Agent: Mots Law, PLLC

20100188744 - Binocular telescope: A binocular telescope with internal focusing and two cylindrical barrel tubes (2, 3) each fastened to a bridge (1) and accommodating an objective lens (4, 5), a focusing lens (6, 7), a prism system (8, 9) for image inversion, and an eyepiece (10, 11), wherein the prism system (8, 9)... Agent: Crowell & Moring LLP Intellectual Property Group

20100188745 - Transparent screen, projection display device, and image display method: A Fresnel lens screen 20 is comprised of a light entering surface partial total reflection type Fresnel lens 24, a first light diffusing part 26 disposed behind the Fresnel lens, and a first base 25. An image display element 30 disposed behind the Fresnel lens screen 20 has a lens... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, L.L.P.

20100188746 - Polarization preserving front projection screen microstructures: Polarization preserving front projection screens and diffusers provide optimum polarization preservation for stereoscopic 3D viewing, as well as improved light control for enhanced brightness, uniformity, and contrast for both 2D and 3D systems. Generally, the disclosed screens direct light from a projector toward viewers within a diffusion locus, while maintaining... Agent: Reald Inc. - Patent Department

20100188747 - Optical element having a diffractive layer and a relief pattern with concave and convex portions: An optical element, includes: a diffractive functional layer which diffracts at least part of incident light; and a grid formed on a first surface of the diffractive functional layer, the grid including a plurality of fine wires and having a polarization separation function; wherein the optical element reflects a part... Agent: Oliff & Berridge, PLC

20100188748 - Polarization compensation optical system and polarization compensation optical element used therein: A polarization compensation optical system includes: a light source 1 that illuminates a sample 4 with illumination light through a polarizer P, a collector lens 2, a condenser lens 3, an objective lens 5 that converges light from the sample 4 and forms an image through an analyzer A, and... Agent: Miles & Stockbridge PC

20100188749 - Optical film and method for production thereof: The invention relates to an optical film containing polyester with a specific structure, and methods for production thereof. Further, the invention also relates to an optical laminate, a polarizing plate, and an image display device each using the optical film. The polyester may be obtained by condensation polymerization of dicarboxylic... Agent: Westerman, Hattori, Daniels & Adrian, LLP

20100188750 - Optical control system including mount for optical component having independent multi-axial control: An optical control system including a mount for an optical component is disclosed that provides the flexibility of independently adjusting the position and orientation of the optical component along and about one or more axes. In an exemplary embodiment, the mount includes a support element for supporting the optical component;... Agent: Fountain Law Group, Inc.

20100188753 - Collimating module and device for zero overfill illumination applications with beam width control: A collimating module is presented. The collimating module comprises a rounded light entry side and a rectangular light exit side. A collimating device is also presented, and a method for providing collimated light. The collimating device comprises a first collimator having a light entry side and a light exit side,... Agent: Philips Intellectual Property & Standards

20100188752 - Diffuser to be detachably mounted on a reflector screen or the like: A diffuser for releasable fastening to a reflector screen having screen spokes, includes a diffuser element and a fastening apparatus to fasten the diffuser element to the reflector screen. The fastening apparatus has a plurality of fastening elements constructed and adapted to receive corresponding screen spokes of the reflector screen.... Agent: Venable LLP

20100188754 - Liquid crystal displays with laminated diffuser plates: In a liquid crystal display (LCD), for example an LCD monitor or an LCD-TV, a number of light management films, including a diffuser layer, lie between the light source and the LCD panel to provide bright, uniform illumination. In some embodiments, the diffuser layer is attached to the lower side... Agent: 3m Innovative Properties Company

20100188751 - Optical films with internally conformable layers and method of making the films: A co-extrusion method for making a replicated film. The method includes the steps of providing at least three materials and co-extruding them between a nip roll and a structured roll. The materials include a backside layer material, a core layer material, and a replicated layer material. The structured roll has... Agent: 3m Innovative Properties Company

20100188755 - Zoom lens system, imaging apparatus, and method for manufacturing zoom lens system: A zoom lens system including, in order from an object, a first lens group G1 having negative refractive power, a second lens group G2 having positive refractive power, a third lens group G3 having negative refractive power, and a fourth lens group G4 having positive refractive power, upon zooming from... Agent: Miles & Stockbridge PC

20100188756 - Zoom dial mechanism: A zoom dial mechanism includes a zoom dial mounted on a base plate so as to extend through a central hole of the base plate and so as to be turnable, a coil spring mounted on the base plate to urge the zoom dial toward a neutral position, and a... Agent: Posz Law Group, PLC

20100188757 - Super-wide angle lens: A super wide angle lens is a super wide angle lens which is of high-resolution and whose size, weight and cost can be reduced. It employs a four-group five-element constitution in which in the order from an object side, a meniscus single lens having a negative power, a single lens... Agent: Cantor Colburn, LLP

20100188758 - Photography lens: Thus, it is possible to provide a bright photography lens having high performance and an F number of 3.5 or less. The photography lens can be small and thin, and it can be manufactured at low cost, and it is compatible with a high pixel imaging element of a megapixel... Agent: Hamre, Schumann, Mueller & Larson P.C.

20100188759 - Image pickup lens, image pickup apparatus, mobile terminal, and manufacturing method of image pickup lens: An image pickup lens includes a first lens block with a positive refractive power, a second lens block with a negative refractive power, and an aperture stop. The first lens block includes a first lens substrate, and lens portions 1a and 1b arranged on the first lens substrate. The lens... Agent: Cohen, Pontani, Lieberman & Pavane LLP

20100188760 - Lens drive device: A lens drive device may include a movable body holding a lens and a drive mechanism for driving the movable body in the optical axis direction. The drive mechanism may include a drive magnet part formed in a substantially triangular prism shape which is disposed at least one of four... Agent: Cantor Colburn, LLP

20100188761 - Lens drive device: A lens drive device may include a movable body holding a lens, a fixed body movably holding the movable body, and a drive mechanism for driving the movable body in the optical axis direction. The drive mechanism may include a drive magnet part formed in a substantially triangular prism shape... Agent: Cantor Colburn, LLP

20100188762 - Apparatus and method of shaping a laser beam profile: Various embodiments provide an apparatus and method for shaping a laser beam profile in which the apparatus includes a reformatting optical system configured to reformat a laser beam having a Gaussian intensity profile into a radiation beam having a top hat intensity profile; and a Fourier transforming optical system configured... Agent: Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP (raytheon Sas)

20100188763 - Mirror for an automobile: In a mirror for an automobile, the adoption of resin mirror body to a mirror plate can decrease the weight of the mirror body, and the mirror plate is fixed onto a mirror holder through the welding. Therefore, this eliminates the usage of both-sided adhesive tape or adhesive agent, makes... Agent: Greenblum & Bernstein, P.L.C

20100188764 - Adjustable rear view mirror: An adjustable rearview mirror includes a mounting seat, and a connecting unit including a rotating seat. The rotating seat has a main body pivotally connected to the mounting seat, and a supporting wall unit extending from the main body. The rotating seat is changeable between a rotatable state and a... Agent: Osha Liang L.L.P.

20100188765 - Oxime ester photoinitiators: Compounds of the Formula (I) and (II) wherein M1, M2 and M3 independently of one another are no bond, a direct bond, CO, O, S, SO, SO2 or NR14; provided that at least one of M1, M2 or M3 is a direct bond, CO, O, S, SO, SO2 or NR14;... Agent: Basf Performance Products LLC Patent Department

20100188766 - Cyclic dihydrogenpolysiloxanes, hydrogenpolysiloxanes, processes for their production, silica type glass moldings and a process for their production, optical elements and a process for their production: Cyclic dihydrogenpolysiloxanes, hydrogenpolysiloxanes of specific siloxane unit formulas etc., a process for their production using hydrolysis/condensation, a process for the production of silica type glass moldings with an optical transmittance of 90% to 100% in the vacuum-UV region to UV region and an optical transmittance of 98% to 100% in... Agent: Howard & Howard Attorneys PLLC

07/22/2010 > patent applications in patent subcategories.

20100182662 - Recording/reproduction method and hologram recording medium: A recording/reproduction method of performing recording/reproduction of a hologram by illuminating a hologram recording medium, which has a recording layer in which information is recorded by interference fringes between signal light and reference light, with the signal light and/or the reference light as recording/reproduction light through an objective lens includes... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, L.L.P.

20100182663 - Light illuminating apparatus and light illuminating method: There is provided a light illuminating apparatus including: a light source allowing light to illuminate a hologram-recording medium having a recording layer, where information is recorded by an interference fringe of a signal light and a reference light, and a cover layer on an upper-layer side thereof; a spatial light-modulator... Agent: Robert J. Depke Lewis T. Steadman

20100182664 - Hologram recorder: A hologram recorder includes a signal beam irradiator to irradiate a signal beam, which is optically modulated in accordance with information to be recorded, to a recording medium at a predetermined incident angle. The hologram recorder also includes a recording prism provided with surfaces including an incident surface, a reflective... Agent: Greer, Burns & Crain

20100182665 - All-optical logic gates using nonlinear elements - claim set v: An all-optical logic gates comprises a nonlinear element such as an optical resonator configured to receive optical input signals, at least one of which is amplitude-modulated to include data. The nonlinear element is configured in relation to the carrier frequency of the optical input signals to perform a logic operation... Agent: Law Offices Of Maximillian R. Peterson

20100182667 - Optical scanning apparatus and image forming apparatus: An optical scanning apparatus that scans a light beam from a light source includes: a movable portion and a fixed portion. The movable portion includes: a rotating member, which is capable of rotating about a rotation axis being parallel with an optical axis of the light beam, has an open... Agent: Harness, Dickey & Pierce, P.L.C

20100182666 - Sheeting with composite image that floats: Techniques are described for forming microlens sheeting having composite images that appear to float with respect to the plane of the sheeting. As one example, a method comprises forming one or more images within a sheeting having a surface of microlenses, wherein at least one of the images is a... Agent: 3m Innovative Properties Company

20100182668 - Projection image display apparatus: A projection image display apparatus includes a solid light source, and a projection element configured to scan a projection plane with spot light emitted from the solid light source. The projection image display apparatus includes an element controller configured to control a scanning speed of the projection element on the... Agent: Ndq&m Watchstone LLP

20100182669 - Illuminated position adjusting method in optical scanning apparatus: An illuminated position adjusting method used in optical scanning apparatus, suppressing deterioration of imaging spot shape on scanning surface, and preventing undesirable light from arriving at the scanning surface, to form high-quality image. The optical scanning apparatus includes: a common deflector for deflecting beams emitted from light source units; and... Agent: Rossi, Kimms & Mcdowell LLP.

20100182670 - Optical element: An optical element includes a container including first and second end face walls, a side face wall, and an accommodating chamber inside the walls; first and second liquids enclosed in the chamber; a first electrode provided on a surface of the first end face wall; a second electrode provided on... Agent: Wolf Greenfield & Sacks, P.C.

20100182671 - Optical image shutter: An optical image shutter is disclosed. The optical image shutter includes an optical filter having a fixed refractive index and an optical filter having a variable refractive index. The optical filter having a fixed refractive index may include two layers having different refractive indexes and stacked alternately at least once.... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC

20100182672 - Optical switch: An optical switch for switching between transmission and total reflection of incident light 101 applied to electro-optical crystal 104 by applying an electric field to electro-optical crystal 104 to thereby change the refractive index of electro-optical crystal 104 includes a plurality of electrodes 105 disposed in electro-optical crystal 104 to... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC

20100182673 - Display devices using electrochromism and polymer dispersed liquid crystal and methods of driving the same: Provided are display devices using electrochromism and PDLC and methods of driving the display devices. A display device may include a plurality of first electrodes and a plurality of second electrodes; a polymer dispersed liquid crystal (PDLC) layer between the first electrodes and the second electrodes; a plurality of third... Agent: Harness, Dickey & Pierce, P.L.C

20100182674 - System including enclosure having smart glass panel and related method: System including enclosure having smart glass panels and related method.... Agent: Hoffman Warnick LLC

20100182675 - Methods of fabricating mems with spacers between plates and devices formed by same: Methods of fabricating a microelectromechanical systems (MEMS) device with spacers between plates and MEMS devices formed by the same are disclosed. In one embodiment, a MEMS device is fabricated by laminating a front substrate and a carrier, each of which has components preformed thereon. The front substrate is provided with... Agent: Knobbe, Martens, Olson & Bear, LLP

20100182676 - Variable- beamwidth angle encoding laser scanner: A laser apparatus includes a laser capable of generating a laser signal; means for conditioning the laser signal; and means for varying the beamwidth of the laser signal as it is scanned into the field of view.... Agent: Williams, Morgan & Amerson

20100182677 - Zoom lens: A zoom lens includes a first lens group and a second lens group disposed between the first lens group and an image side. The first lens group has three lenses. Refractive powers of the three lenses arranged from an object side to the image side are respectively negative, negative, and... Agent: J C Patents

20100182678 - Absorbing layers for the control of transmission, reflection, and absorption: An optical filter and a method for its design are provided that will transmit visible light and quickly cutoff to low transmission or high optical density in the near infrared wavelength region. This high optical density is achieved by either reflection or absorption of the incident light. Certain specified spectral... Agent: William H. Southwell

20100182679 - Pressure-sensitive adhesive composition,optical filter and plasma display panel display device using the same: The present invention relates to a pressure-sensitive adhesive composition for optical filter used in Plasma Display Panel (PDP), a pressure-sensitive adhesive film, an optical filter and a PDP panel display device, using the same. More specifically, the present invention relates to a pressure-sensitive adhesive composition having a dynamic storage elastic... Agent: Mckenna Long & Aldridge LLP

20100182680 - Illumination optical system for microscope, and microscope: e

20100182681 - Light trap, coupling device for a beam path, as well as illumination device and optical observation device: First of all, the present invention relates to a light trap (20) for eliminating or preventing stray light, e.g., in the form of scattered light. In addition, the invention relates to a device (10) for coupling a first beam path (34) to a second beam path (42)*. Finally, the invention... Agent: Kriegsman & Kriegsman

20100182682 - Annulus illuminator of microscope: An annulus illuminator of microscope is provided. The collimated light pipe produced by a pair of convex and concave cone mirrors of this illuminator provides illumination of darkfield microscopy. Sliding the convex cone mirror along the coaxial track of the cone mirror pair may continuously change the diameter of the... Agent: Rosenberg, Klein & Lee

20100182683 - Laser excitation fluorescent microscope: The present application has a proposition to provide a highly efficient laser excitation fluorescent microscope. Accordingly, a laser excitation fluorescent microscope of the present application includes a laser light source part radiating at least two types of excitation lights having different wavelengths; a light collecting part collecting the two types... Agent: Oliff & Berridge, PLC

20100182684 - Altazimuth mount variable rate tracking control: An altazimuth and elevation tracking control for adjusting the azimuth and elevation on an altazimuth telescope mount is provided. The tracking control has an azimuth motor drive assembly which includes a tension mounting plate, a wire spring member, and at least two capstan driving motors for rotating a circumferential edge... Agent: Scott L. Terrell PC

20100182685 - Combination instrument: A combination instrument has a disk that is transparent for light in the visible range and that has a dial region and an indicator region. It further has a dial imprint, which is applied to the back of the transparent disk in the dial region. In addition, a polarizing filter... Agent: Cohen, Pontani, Lieberman & Pavane LLP

20100182686 - Image display device, electronic device, and parallax barrier element: The image display device according to the present invention includes: a display panel having a first group of pixels for displaying a first image and a second group of pixels for displaying a second image; and a parallax barrier element for separating display light emitted from the first group of... Agent: Nixon & Vanderhye, PC

20100182687 - Stereoscopic print: The present invention provides stereoscopic prints with enhanced resolution and reduced image coarseness. A stereoscopic print comprises a lenticular lens sheet and a dot image print that is glued to the back surface of the lenticular lens sheet. The order of printing dots for the pixels of tone-representing smallest units... Agent: Burr & Brown

20100182688 - 3d image display device: The 3D image display device disclosed herein includes an image display panel outputting image signals; and a parallax barrier arranged in front of the panel, being spaced at a particular distance, and having a plurality of transparent portions. The transparent portions of the barrier have a plurality of transverse lines,... Agent: Ohlandt, Greeley, Ruggiero & Perle, LLP

20100182691 - Laminated half-wave plate, polarizing converter, polarized light illumination device and light pickup device: [Solving Means] A first and a second wave plates using quartz crystal having birefringence are laminated together in such a manner that their optical axes intersect to form a laminated wave plate functioning as a half-wave plate as a whole. Phase differences of the first and the second wave plates... Agent: Oliff & Berridge, PLC

20100182690 - Optical film, polarizing plate, and image display apparatus: Provided are an optical film which has excellent heat resistance and excellent optical transparency as well as an excellent UV-absorbing ability even in the wavelength range of 200 to 350 nm, and which is free of any defect in terms of its external appearance, a polarizing plate having a few... Agent: Westerman, Hattori, Daniels & Adrian, LLP

20100182689 - Thermoplastic resin composition, resin molded article and polarizer protective film each using the same, and method of producing the resin molded article: Provided is a resin composition containing a thermoplastic acrylic resin and an ultraviolet absorber (UVA). While this resin composition has excellent heat resistance because of its high glass transition temperature, foaming and bleed-out can be suppressed and the problems arising from the evaporation of the UVA can be reduced even... Agent: Hamre, Schumann, Mueller & Larson, P.C.

20100182692 - Method for manufacturing optical element and optical element: A method for manufacturing an optical element that has a function to polarize and split incident light includes: a) forming a grid portion on a face of a substrate in a plural number with a predetermined pitch; b) forming a diffractive structure resist pattern on the face of the substrate,... Agent: Harness, Dickey & Pierce, P.L.C

20100182694 - Film: A film made of a resin composition which includes polylactic acid (component A) composed of poly(L-lactic acid) and poly(D-lactic acid) and acrylic resin (component B) and has a crystal melting peak at 190° C. or higher when measured by a scanning differential calorimeter (DSC). The film has a small change... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC

20100182693 - Optical film, image display device, diethynylfluorene, and polymer thereof: In the formula (II), A, A′, B, and B′ each denote a substituent, a, a′, b, and b′ denote the number of substituents of the corresponding A, A′, B, and B′. A, A′, B and B′ each independently denote a halogen or an alkyl group having 1 to 4 carbon... Agent: Westerman, Hattori, Daniels & Adrian, LLP

20100182695 - Structured surface articles containing geometric structures with compound faces and methods for making same: A prepared substrate including an array of cube corner cavities and protrusions interspersed between the cube corner cavities is described herein.... Agent: 3m Innovative Properties Company

20100182696 - Lens barrel and optical apparatus including the same: The lens barrel has an image blur correction function for correcting an image blur, including: a movable member movable in a direction orthogonal to an optical axis while holding a lens and a driving magnet; and a fixed member for positioning the movable member in an optical axis direction and... Agent: Rossi, Kimms & Mcdowell LLP.

20100182697 - Diffractive optical system and eyepiece optical system: A diffractive optical system including a diffractive optical element is provided with a first lens component having a first positive lens, and a second lens component having a second positive lens and a negative lens. The diffractive optical element has a first diffractive optical member having a first diffractive optical... Agent: Miles & Stockbridge PC

20100182698 - Security documents with personalised images and methods of manufacture: A method of producing a personalized security document or article includes providing a substrate which is transparent at least to visible light. A diffractive optical microstructure is formed in a substantially opaque layer disposed on a surface of the substrate. The diffractive structure comprises a plurality of apertures formed in... Agent: Andrus, Sceales, Starke & Sawall, LLP

20100182699 - injection molding plastic sheet with 3d texture and its manufacturing process: In a manufacturing process for an injection molding plastic sheet with 3D texture, a mold with 3D texture is prepared, and then a plastic layer is formed by injection molding on the surface of the mold 3D texture. After the mold is released, a plastic board with 3D texture is... Agent: Dr. Banger Shia Patent Office Of Bang Shia

20100182700 - Low stray light veiling glare objective lens for night vision systems: A lens includes first and second opposing surfaces extending radially from an optical axis in an optical system for passing light received from an object. The lens includes a peripheral edge extending between the first and second surfaces. A portion of the peripheral edge has at least either a positive... Agent: Ratnerprestia

20100182701 - Optical film lens product: An optical film used as a lens comprises at least a plastic layer (1) and a photochromic layer (2), the photochromic layer (2) is boned between two plastic layers (1) such that avoiding non-uniform dyeing and preventing the photochromic layer (2) from breaking off. One of a Polarizing layer (3),... Agent: Dr. Banger Shia Patent Office Of Bang Shia

20100182702 - Immersion microscope objective lens: An immersion microscope objective lens of the present invention has: in order from an object, a first lens group G1 having positive refractive power and having a cemented lens of a plano convex lens having a plane facing the object and a meniscus lens having a concave surface facing the... Agent: Miles & Stockbridge PC

20100182703 - Optical device with means of actuating a compact deformable membrane: An optical device with a deformable membrane including an anchoring area on a support helping to contain a constant volume of liquid in contact with one of its faces, a substantially central area, configured to be deformed reversibly from a rest position, and an actuation mechanism displacing the liquid in... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, L.L.P.

20100182704 - Zoom lens and image pickup apparatus: A zoom lens includes: a first lens group with a positive refractive power, including a reflection optical element; a second lens group with a negative refractive power; a third lens group with a positive refractive power; a fourth lens group with a positive refractive power; and a fifth lens group... Agent: Cohen, Pontani, Lieberman & Pavane LLP

20100182705 - Zoom lens system and image pickup apparatus including the same: where νvp, νvp, νvn and θfn indicate averages of Abbe number and partial dispersion ratio of positive lenses and averages of Abbe number and partial dispersion ratio of negative lenses included in the front subunit, respectively; νrp, θrp, νrn and θrn indicate averages of Abbe number and partial dispersion ratio... Agent: Rossi, Kimms & Mcdowell LLP.

20100182706 - Optical-deflection accelerating device: An optical-deflection accelerating device is provided. The device comprises an incident light source for generating an incident light-beam with a deflection speed, an emergent-light capturing device for capturing an emergent light-beam, and a reflective device which is a curved-surface reflective mirror for reflecting the incident light-beam to the emergent-light capturing... Agent: Lee & Hayes, PLLC

20100182707 - Photographing optical lens assembly: The present invention provides a photographing optical lens assembly comprising, in order from the object side to the image side: a first lens element with positive refractive power having a convex object-side surface and a concave image-side surface, the object-side and image-side surfaces thereof being aspheric; a second lens element... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch

20100182708 - Optical pickup actuator: There is provided an optical pickup actuator for actuating a lens holder having an object lens according to an interaction between coils and magnets. The optical pickup actuator includes a lens-seating portion formed on the lens holder to support the object lens and a lens guide portion protruding from the... Agent: Turocy & Watson, LLP

20100182709 - Mirror structure: To provide a mirror structure capable of reflecting incident light with good efficiency and is excellent in reliability. In a mirror structure which is used under an environment that the maximum irradiance of incident light is 5 kW/m2 or more and has an area of 0.2 m2 or more, the... Agent: Cohen, Pontani, Lieberman & Pavane LLP

20100182710 - Method for producing an optical element through a molding process, optical element produced according to the method, collector, and lighting system: A method for producing an optical element or part of an optical element having a base body, including:—providing a mold body (21, 1000, 2000) which has a surface corresponding to the geometry of the optical element;—depositing a layer system (7) including at least one separation layer system (15, 1010, 2010)... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC

20100182711 - Substrate for a mirror support made of glass or glass ceramic: A substrate and methods of making is provided. The substrate is made of glass or glass ceramic and finds use as a mirror support having a light-weight structure. The substrate includes recesses and is reinforced with covers in the region of bearing points for rigidification.... Agent: Ohlandt, Greeley, Ruggiero & Perle, LLP

20100182712 - Spectrally controlled illuminator and method of use thereof: An optical spectrum equalizer and method, for modifying the output of a source of optical radiation. One or more optical filters are arranged in series in the path of the source. At least one filter defines a spatially-varying filter function. The position of at least one filter relative to the... Agent: Mirick, O'connell, Demallie & Lougee, LLP

07/15/2010 > patent applications in patent subcategories.

20100177368 - Scanning endoscope: A scanning endoscope comprising a light transmitter, an actuator, and a force transmitter, is provided. The light transmitter emits a beam of the light exiting the first emission end. The light transmitter is flexible. A longitudinal direction of the light transmitter is a first direction. The actuator is mounted near... Agent: Greenblum & Bernstein, P.L.C

20100177369 - Oscillator device, optical deflector and optical instrument using the same: An oscillator device includes a supporting base plate, a torsion spring, and a movable member, wherein the movable member is supported by the torsion spring, for torsional oscillation relative to the supporting base plate about a torsional axis, wherein the torsion spring has an X-shaped section being perpendicular to the... Agent: Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto

20100177370 - Piezoelectric transducer element, actuator, sensor, optical scanning device, and optical scanning display device: In a piezoelectric transducer element, on a base body having a fixing part and a movable part which are connected with each other, a piezoelectric body which is sandwiched between a lower electrode and an upper electrode is formed in a state where the piezoelectric body extends between and over... Agent: Oliff & Berridge, PLC

20100177371 - Organic layers for tunable optical devices: A method for manipulating light comprises receiving an incoming beam of light at a tunable optical device, the tunable optical device comprising an organic material having an optical property that can be selectively varied under the influence of an external bias. The method further comprises applying a selected external bias... Agent: Baker Botts LLP

20100177372 - Optical image modulator, optical apparatus including the same, and methods of manufacturing and operating the optical image modulator: Disclosed are an optical image modulator, an optical apparatus including the same, and methods of manufacturing and operating the optical image modulator. The optical image modulator includes a light amount increasing unit increasing the amount of forward light emission of an electric-optical unit. The light amount increasing unit includes a... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC

20100177373 - Tunable zero-chirp pulse generator using plasma dispersion phase modulator: An optical pulse generator comprising a phase modulator, wherein the phase modulator is configured to phase modulate and intensity modulate a continuous wave (CW) light signal in accordance with a received electrical signal, and an all-pass filter, the all-pass filter being coupled to the phase modulator to generate a pulsed... Agent: Brosemer, Kolefas & Associates, LLC (alu)

20100177374 - Display apparatus using dielectrophoresis and method of manufacturing the display apparatus: Example embodiments relate to a display apparatus using dielectrophoresis and a method of manufacturing the display apparatus. The display apparatus may include a display pixel, wherein the display pixel may include uncharged particles distributed in a dielectric medium that fills a cell area. A pattern electrode unit may be configured... Agent: Harness, Dickey & Pierce, P.L.C

20100177375 - Beam combiner and a light source with such a beam combiner: A beam combiner for combining at least two light beams (1, 2) into one combined light beam (3), in particular in the beam path of an optical arrangement, preferably of a microscope, is with respect to a flexible beam combination with structurally simple means characterized by an acousto-optical element (4)... Agent: Foley And Lardner LLP Suite 500

20100177376 - Tunable acoustic gradient index of refraction lens and system: A tunable acoustic gradient index of refraction (TAG) lens and system are provided that permit, in one aspect, dynamic selection of the lens output, including dynamic focusing and imaging. The system may include a TAG lens and at least one of a source and a detector of electromagnetic radiation. A... Agent: Dann, Dorfman, Herrell & Skillman

20100177377 - Use of undoped crystals of the yttrium/aluminum/borate family for creating non-linear effects: The present invention concerns a method of producing blue or UV light. To produce blue or UV light with the described crystal family it is proposed according to the invention that a crystal of the family AxM1-xX3(BO3)4, wherein both A and also M stand for an element from the group... Agent: Paul And Paul

20100177378 - Intense optical high field generator in optical oscillator utilizing chirped pulse amplification: To provide an intensive optical high field generator capable of generating an intensive optical high field with excellent stability, a high quality, and an intensity greatly higher than that of a known example. An intensive optical high field, which is disposed in an optical oscillator using chirped pulse amplification, includes:... Agent: Wenderoth, Lind & Ponack, L.L.P.

20100177379 - Splitter/combiner and waveguide amplifier incorporating splitter/combiner: Several embodiments of waveguide amplifiers incorporating a network of waveguides, signal splitters, solid state amplifiers and signal combiners are disclosed. The signal splitters and combiners have similar structures including parallel input and exit ports. In some embodiments, the solid state amplifiers are enclosed within the waveguide amplifier.... Agent: Bereskin And Parr LLP/s.e.n.c.r.l., S.r.l.

20100177380 - Optical element and method for producing the same: An optical element is provided includes an optical layer having a flat incident surface on which light is incident and a wavelength-selective reflective layer disposed in the optical layer. Of light incident on the incident surface at an incident angle (θ, φ), the optical element selectively directionally reflects light in... Agent: K&l Gates LLP

20100177381 - Sample holding system for a microscope: The invention relates to a sample holding system for a microscope, comprising a sample chamber which has an upper opening and is filled with an immersion liquid, and in which a sample embedded in a transparent embedding compound is placed in a holder. The sample holding system also comprises means... Agent: Duane Morris LLP - Ny Patent Department

20100177382 - Autostereoscopic image display appliance for producing a floating real stereo image: Known image display appliances with relatively large appliance depth have parallel lens plates with rotation-symmetrical microlenses, wherein a real stereo image could be made visible directly using a matt screen by way of the microlenses optically imaging the non-inverted, non-rastered image information. Known image display appliances with a cylinder lens... Agent: Schwegman, Lundberg & Woessner, P.A.

20100177383 - Glass: There is provided a glass which contains a base, and a polarizing layer containing at least a polarizer, wherein the polarizer has an aspect ratio of 1.5 or more, and a major axis of the polarizer is obliquely orientated relative to a surface of the glass base.... Agent: Buchanan, Ingersoll & Rooney PC

20100177384 - Process for surface structuring of product having a sol-gel layer, product having a structured sol-gel layer: The present invention relates to a process for surface structuring, that is to say, for meaning forming at least one array of patterns with a submillimeter scale characteristic lateral dimension on a flat surface of a product comprising a substrate bearing at least one layer resulting from a sol-gel process,... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, L.L.P.

20100177385 - Mirror apparatus for use in the presence of steam: A mirror hangs from a transparent enclosure which may surround a shower, a bathtub, or other bathing area. The mirror may be in a position that avoids condensation on the surface of the mirror from steam emitted from the transparent enclosure. The mirror may also be in a position so... Agent: Summa, Additon & Ashe, P.A.

20100177386 - Electrowetting device with polymer electrode: The invention concerns an electrowetting optical device comprising a chamber (15) comprising first and second immiscible liquids (16, 18) contacting each other at a liquid-liquid interface (19), the first liquid being an insulating liquid and the second liquid being a conducting liquid; a first electrode (20) in the contact with... Agent: Osha Liang L.L.P.

20100177388 - Diffractive optical relay device with improved color uniformity: An optical relay comprises a light-transmissive substrate having a plurality of diffractive optical elements, where at least one diffractive optical element is characterized by nonuniform diffraction efficiency. The substrate and diffractive optical elements are designed and constructed to relay at least a portion of a light beam emanating from an... Agent: Martin D. Moynihan D/b/a Prtsi, Inc.

20100177387 - End reflector for a flat panel lens: End reflectors, flat panel lens that may utilize the end reflector, and methods are provided. The end reflector for a flat panel lens may include a first grating having a first set of parallel planes. The first set of parallel planes may be of layers of alternating refractive indexes disposed... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20100177389 - Method of adjusting the compensation for pupil delay in a convergent or divergent beam: A method of adjusting the pupil delay compensation of a convergent or divergent beam that includes placing a device composed of an afocal system comprising one or more passive optical components disposed on the propagation axis of the beam, at least one of the components being a focusing diffractive component,... Agent: Brinks, Hofer, Gilson & Lione

20100177391 - Optical device, laminate and labeled article: A special visual effect is achieved. An optical device includes a light-reflecting interface provided with a first relief structure including first recesses or protrusions arranged two-dimensionally, the first relief structure emitting a first diffracted light when illuminated with a light, and a light-transmitting interface disposed in front of the light-reflecting... Agent: Staas & Halsey LLP

20100177390 - Wavelength dependent optical elements and applications thereof: The present invention provides an optical element operable to display a plurality of distinct images when irradiated with various wavelengths of electromagnetic radiation. The ability to output a plurality of distinct images can permit the use of optical elements of the present invention in a variety of apparatus and imaging... Agent: Tessera North America, Inc.

20100177392 - Anti-reflective film and production method thereof, and stamper for producing anti-reflective film and production method thereof: In this method for producing an anti-reflective film, pores are formed on a surface of a polymer molding material to continuously change a refractive index and then reduce reflectance, in which anodic oxidized porous alumina, in which pores having a tapered shape and whose pore diameter continuously changes, are formed... Agent: Fitch, Even, Tabin & Flannery

20100177393 - Reflective structure, display apparatus including the reflective structure, and method of manufacturing the reflective structure and display apparatus: Example embodiments relate to a reflective structure, a display apparatus including the reflective structure, and a method of manufacturing the reflective structure and the display apparatus. A reflective structure according to example embodiments may include a plurality of nanoparticles of non-uniform size, which are arranged on a substrate, or an... Agent: Harness, Dickey & Pierce, P.L.C

20100177394 - Array of light-diffusing sub-grating: The invention relates to a transparent substrate comprising, on its surface, a light-diffusing array comprising at least 10 juxtaposed sub-gratings of parallel lines of features, said features being separated by domains with a refractive index differing from that of the features, each sub-grating comprising at least 20 repeated successive identical... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, L.L.P.

20100177396 - Asymmetrical luminance enhancement structure for reflective display devices: The present invention is directed to a luminance enhancement structure comprising grooves and columns, wherein the grooves have a triangular cross-section and a top angle, and the triangular cross-section having two sides which are not equal. The luminance enhancement structure is useful for reflective display devices. The structure can reduce... Agent: Howrey LLP

20100177395 - Optical article and method for producing the same: A method for producing an optical article. A first layer that is light-transmissive is formed on an optical substrate directly or with an additional layer in between. A silicide material, light-transmissive thin film is formed on the surface of the first layer.... Agent: Hogan Lovells US LLP

20100177397 - Front filter for plasma display and plasma display: A front filter for a plasma display that is mainly used as a TV display. The front filter has an anti-glare function which is capable of effectively preventing reflection concurrently with achieving black color reproduction, and a functional layer for imparting a function required of an image display device such... Agent: Ladas & Parry LLP

20100177398 - Optical element and method for making the same, master and method for making the same, and display apparatus: An optical element includes a substrate including protruding structures on the surface and a hard coat layer formed on the substrate. An irregular shape is formed by the structures. An irregular shape resembling the irregular shape of the substrate is formed on a surface of the hard coat layer and... Agent: K&l Gates LLP

20100177400 - Lens array, lens unit, led head, exposing unit, image forming apparatus, and image reading apparatus: A lens array forms an erect image of an object. The lens array includes at least one row of lens elements and at least one rib. The lens elements are aligned in a first direction perpendicular to optical axes of the lens elements having an incidence surface and an exit... Agent: Rabin & Berdo, PC

20100177399 - Optical sheet: An optical sheet includes a transparent base, a plurality of first micro structures, and a plurality of second micro structures. The transparent base has a light-receiving surface and a light-exit surface. The first micro structures are disposed on the light-exit surface, and the second micro structures are disposed on the... Agent: Muncy, Geissler, Olds & Lowe, PLLC

20100177401 - Erect life-size lens array: An erect life-size lens array having a deep focal depth is realized. The erect life-size lens array includes a first lens array, a second lens array and an aperture, and when a thickness of the second lens is ξ1, a refractive index of the second lens is n, a distance... Agent: Patterson & Sheridan, L.L.P.

20100177402 - Floating image interaction device and its program: A real mirror image forming optical system is constructed from a half-mirror, and from a retroreflector placed in a position where it recursively reflects either the light passing through or reflected by that half-mirror, so that light emitted from an object to be projected placed behind the half-mirror can pass... Agent: Westerman, Hattori, Daniels & Adrian, LLP

20100177403 - Optical systems that display different 2-d and/or 3-d images to different observers from a single display: An image display system provides a viewer with an experience of three-dimensional imagery by presenting a composite image made up of at least two separate images. The system includes at least first and second image sources, a beam combiner, and a “background-image-occluding element” which prevents background imagery from being seen... Agent: Elman Technology Law, P.C.

20100177404 - Dry-type microscope objective lens:

20100177406 - Lenses: A solar concentrator comprises a curved linear Fresnel lens (16) which has a plurality of prismatic features (10, 12, 14). The prismatic features are arranged into at least two segments, in each segment the prismatic features have a common apex angle, the common apex angle differing between adjacent segments. A... Agent: Intellectual Property / Technology Law

20100177405 - Optical fiber micro array lens: An optical fiber micro array lens is provided along with an associated fabrication method. The micro array lens is fabricated from a mesh of optical fibers. The mesh includes a first plurality of cylindrical optical fibers. Each fiber from the first plurality has a flat bottom surface and a hemicylindrical... Agent: Law Office Of Gerald Maliszewski

20100177407 - Lens system: A lens system including: a first lens group having a positive refractive power; a second lens group having a positive refractive power; and a third lens group having a positive or negative refractive power, wherein the first lens group comprises four or less lenses, and the first through third lens... Agent: Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP Attn: Patent Docket Dept.

20100177408 - Method of forming lens arrays and transferring such onto movable-mems structures: Micro-electrical-mechanical (MEMS) wafers in which a lens is formed on a micro-electrical-mechanical structure. The micro-electrical-mechanical wafers can comprise a substrate, MEMS structures, and a lens array. A method of forming a micro-electrical-mechanical wafer comprises providing a substrate, forming a micro-electrical-mechanical structure on the substrate, forming a carrier, forming a lens... Agent: Dickstein Shapiro LLP

20100177409 - Optical element and manufacturing method thereof: An optical element and a manufacturing method thereof are described. An optical material is pressed in a holder through a mold, so as to form an optical element with an optical lens embedded in the holder. A groove in the holder has a guiding face, and the guiding face is... Agent: Morris Manning Martin LLP

20100177410 - Projection lens unit: A projection lens unit includes: a projection lens having a first optical system for focusing incident image light and also having a second optical system for magnifying and projecting the image light focused by the first optical system; a lens barrel member for accommodating the projection lens and having a... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch

20100177411 - Wafer level lens replication on micro-electrical-mechanical systems: Movable lens structures in which a lens is formed on a micro-electrical-mechanical system and methods of making the same. A method of forming the lens includes forming a micro-electrical-mechanical system on a substrate, arranging a first mold inside the micro-electrical-mechanical system, and forming a lens on the micro-electrical-mechanical system using... Agent: Dickstein Shapiro LLP

20100177412 - Adaptive vehicle side mirror system: Systems and methods for automatically adjusting the orientation of one or more mirrors present on a motorized vehicle are responsive to the spatial position of a component of a driver seat present in such motorized vehicle and the vehicle's primary rear-view mirror.... Agent: Cichosz & Cichosz, PLLC

20100177413 - Vehicle mirror control with seat position information: Systems and methods for automatically adjusting the orientation of one or more mirrors present on a motorized vehicle are responsive to the spatial position of at least one component of a driver seat present in such motorized vehicle.... Agent: Cichosz & Cichosz, PLLC

20100177414 - Device for correcting optical defects of a telescope mirror: A device for correcting optical defects of a telescope mirror, compatible with use in a space environment, is provided, where the criteria of weight, reliability, service life, cost and resistance to extreme temperatures are fundamental. The device comprises at least one controllable-length element, means for controlling the length of this... Agent: Baker & Hostetler LLP

20100177415 - Rear-view mirror for improving a driver's vision in a car or motor vehicle: The invention relates to a rear-view mirror for improving a driver's vision in a car or motor vehicle. As with standard rear-view mirrors, the inventive dual rear-view mirror, which is positioned inside the vehicle, displays an image of the area to the rear of the vehicle in terms of real... Agent: Baker & Hostetler LLP

20100177416 - Optical member and optical filter for display device having the same: where ΔE* indicates the difference between reflected color and transmitted color under D65 standard light source. a* and b* correspond to achromatic colors satisfying following expressions: −2.0≦a*≦2.0, and −2.0≦b*≦2.0. An optical member of an optical filter provided for a display device includes a colorant which can selectively absorb light with... Agent: Lerner, David, Littenberg, Krumholz & Mentlik

20100177417 - Color filter substrate and method of manufacturing the same: A color filter substrate includes a plurality of color filters and a first dummy pattern. The color filters are formed in a display area. The color filters include a plurality of colors. The first dummy pattern is formed in a peripheral area surrounding the display area. The first dummy pattern... Agent: Haynes And Boone, LLPIPSection

07/08/2010 > patent applications in patent subcategories.

20100172000 - Holographic security device: A holographic security device comprising at least first and second diffractive image generating structures recorded in respective sets of substantially non-overlapping regions of a record medium, the regions of one set being interleaved with regions of the other set, whereby both interleaved regions are substantially non-visible to the unaided eye.... Agent: Oliff & Berridge, PLC

20100172001 - Displaying an image: Each final holograms 64 is approximated to form kinoforms 65 for sequential display to an observer 66 as illuminated subframes 67a to 67d. The observer 66 perceives only one image formed from a number of subframes 67a to 67d, wherein the noise associated with the kinoforms 65 averages over time... Agent: Scully Scott Murphy & Presser, PC

20100172002 - Optical pickup apparatus, reproduction apparatus, and reproduction method: An optical pickup apparatus includes: a light source to irradiate light onto a hologram recording medium onto which information is recorded by interference fringes of signal light and reference light; a spatial light modulation portion to generate the reference light by performing a spatial light modulation on the light from... Agent: Wolf Greenfield & Sacks, P.C.

20100172003 - Hologram apparatus and recording and reproducing method of the same: A hologram apparatus which comprises a light generating unit that generates coherent reference light and coherent signal light modulated according to information to be recorded; an interference optical system that irradiates the signal light and the reference light toward the record medium to intersect therein, thus forming a diffraction grating... Agent: Drinker Biddle & Reath (dc)

20100172004 - Drive control method for galvano-scanner: A galvano-scanner system (1) has a position-controlling microcomputer (31) mounted on a scanner driver (3) of a galvano scanner (2), wherein a position detection signals outputted from a positional sensor (14) of the galvano-scanner (2) are sampled, the current position of the galvano-scanner (2) is updated on the basis of... Agent: Buchanan, Ingersoll & Rooney PC

20100172005 - Optical scanning apparatus and image forming apparatus using the same: An optical scanning apparatus includes a plate member, having a rotation axis and a reflection surface, that deflects and scans a laser beam emitted from a light source by performing reciprocating-rotation around the rotation axis, an actuator configured to drive the plate member, an fθ-lens configured to focus the laser... Agent: Canon U.s.a. Inc. Intellectual Property Division

20100172006 - Oscillator device and optical deflector using the same: An oscillator device includes at least one movable element supported for oscillatory motion around a rotational axis, and a damper member for applying a damping function to the oscillatory motion of the movable element, the damper member being provided along at least a portion of a locus plane defined by... Agent: Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto

20100172007 - Low cost dynamic insulated glazing unit: An insulated glazing unit has controllable radiation transmittance. Peripheries of first and second glazing panes are attached and spaced apart facing each other and then attached to a supporting structure. A conductive layer is atop the first glazing pane inner surface as a fixed position electrode. A dielectric is atop... Agent: Lerner, David, Littenberg, Krumholz & Mentlik

20100172008 - Reflective mirror assembly: A reflective mirror assembly includes an electro-optic reflective element providing a rearward field of view to a driver of a vehicle equipped with the reflective mirror assembly. The electro-optic reflective element includes an electro-optic medium disposed between a front substrate and a rear substrate in a cavity established by a... Agent: Van Dyke, Gardner, Linn & Burkhart, LLP

20100172010 - Control of electrochromic device: A method of controlling transmittance of an electrochromic device is presented. The electrochromic device to be controlled has a first and a second electron conducting layer, a first electrochromic layer covering the first electron conducting layer, a counter electrode layer covering the second electron conducting layer and an electrolyte layer... Agent: Young & Thompson

20100172009 - Process and apparatus for switching large-area electrochromic devices: A method is disclosed for controlling switching of an electrochromic device comprising at least the following components: a first and a second electrode layer, a first and a second layer in which ions can be reversibly intercalated, and a transparent ion-conducting layer. At least one of the layers in which... Agent: Marshall & Melhorn, LLC

20100172011 - Semi-electroactive material containing organic compounds having positive or negative redox activity, process and kit for manufacturing this material, electrically controllable device and glazing units using such a semi-electroactive material: and also a solubilization liquid for said semi-electroactive system, said liquid not dissolving said self-supporting polymer matrix, the latter being chosen to provide a percolation pathway for ionic charges, this allowing, under the action of a dielectric current, oxidation and reduction reactions of said electroactive organic compounds, which reactions are... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, L.L.P.

20100172013 - System and method for display device with reinforcing substance: A package structure and method of packaging an interferometric modulator with a reinforcing substance to help support the integrity of the package. In some embodiments the reinforcing substance is a desiccant integrated into the backplate or the transparent substrate.... Agent: Knobbe, Martens, Olson & Bear, LLP

20100172012 - System and method of reducing color shift in a display: A system and method of reducing color shift in a display includes an interferometric modulator display configured to reflect light from at least one light source and through at least one converging optical element in an optical path from the light source to a viewer via the display. In one... Agent: Knobbe, Martens, Olson & Bear, LLP

20100172014 - Programmable light source: A programmable spectrum light source is disclosed. In one embodiment, the programmable light source comprises a light source, a spectrum separation system that splits the light into its constituent spectral components, a light modulator that modulates the spectral components according to a required spectral envelope and a light recombination system... Agent: Udayan Kanade

20100172015 - Electrophoretic display: An electronic device includes a first substrate made of thin plastic sheet; a second substrate made of thin plastic sheet opposing the first substrate; a chamber formed between portions of the first and second substrates; and a sealing structure configured to seal the chamber at the interface between the first... Agent: Muncy, Geissler, Olds & Lowe, PLLC

20100172016 - Electrophoretic display having high reflectance and contrast: An electrophoretic display includes a first substrate having a thin film transistor and a pixel electrode, a second substrate disposed to face the first substrate, an electrophoretic membrane interposed between the first and second substrates, and an optical member between the second substrate and the electrophoretic membrane, the optical member... Agent: Lee & Morse, P.C.

20100172017 - Method and apparatus for driving epd: A method and apparatus for driving an ElectroPhoretic Display (EPD) are provided, in which upon sensing a request for displaying data in a gradual graphic representation scheme, a plurality of segments for displaying the data are determined, a display changing order of the segments is determined, an inter-segment time interval... Agent: The Farrell Law Firm, LLP

20100172018 - Deep blue extended super continuum light source: A new deep blue extended super continuum light source is provided wherein said super continuum at least extends to a low wavelength border λlowlow below 480 nm comprising a pump source which operates at a at least one wavelength λpumpand produces pump pulses of a duration (full width half maximum)... Agent: Buchanan, Ingersoll & Rooney PC

20100172019 - Projection objective and projection exposure apparatus including the same: A reduction projection objective for projection lithography has a plurality of optical elements configured to image an effective object field arranged in an object surface of the projection objective into an effective image field arranged in an image surface of the projection objective at a reducing magnification ratio |β|<1. The... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC

20100172020 - Automated scanning cytometry using chromatic aberrtation for multiplanar image acquisition: In an automated scanning cytometry system, chromatic aberration is used for multiplanar image acquisition.... Agent: Terrance A. Meador Incaplaw

20100172021 - Laser microscope: A laser microscope comprises a laser light source which emits a laser light, an objective lens which condenses the laser light from the laser light source onto a specimen, an optical scanning unit which two-dimensionally scans the laser light on the specimen, a beamsplitter which separates light emitted from a... Agent: Frishauf, Holtz, Goodman & Chick, PC

20100172022 - Projecting lens and projecting apparatus using the same: A projecting lens for projecting a light of an image generating device onto a screen is provided. The image generating device has a light valve. The projecting lens includes a first lens group and a second lens group. The first lens group has an imaging optical axis and a first... Agent: CovenantIPConsulting Co.

20100172023 - Display device: A display device comprising: a display cell including at least two color regions, each of the at least color regions including a right-eye pixel and a left-eye pixel corresponding to a right eye and a left eye of a viewer, respectively; and a lenticular cell including at least two lenses... Agent: Mckenna Long & Aldridge LLP

20100172024 - Image forming optical system: d

20100172025 - Lens having protection film and method for manufacturing such lens: A second region (12) composed of a plane is formed around a first region (11) having a lens function, and a third region (13) is formed between the first region and the second region. A protection film (24) is formed on the surface of the first region 1. The first... Agent: Hamre, Schumann, Mueller & Larson P.C.

20100172026 - Eye cup: In an eye cup for an eyepiece of an optical observation apparatus, for individual and convenient adjustment of the eye cup it is provided that a second adjusting element can be rotated in a mode dependent on a compressive force independently or together with a first adjusting element, such that... Agent: Browdy And Neimark, P.l.l.c. 624 Ninth Street, Nw

20100172027 - Optical member: On a first lens surface (10) of a lens 1, an antireflection concave-convex structure (11) including a plurality of cone convex portions (12) regularly arranged is formed. The antireflection concave-convex structure (11) is for suppressing reflection of light having a wavelength equal to or larger than a cycle of the... Agent: Mark D. Saralino (pan) Renner, Otto, Boisselle & Sklar, LLP

20100172028 - Optical filter for display, and display and plasma display panel provided with the optical filter: An optical filter for a display having both excellent antiglare property and transparency, and a process for producing the optical filter are provided. The optical filter of the invention includes: a structure including a film and a mesh-shaped metal conductive layer provided on one surface of the film; and an... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC

20100172029 - Image forming lens and microscope apparatus using the same: An image forming lens has a configuration that an image forming lens IL for receiving parallel beams of light emitted from an observation target object and emerging from an infinity-designed objective lens of a microscope and forming an image of the observation target object in a predetermined position, is constructed... Agent: Miles & Stockbridge PC

20100172030 - Zoom lens and image capture apparatus: An image capture apparatus includes: a zoom lens; and an image pickup device converting an optical image formed by the zoom lens into an electric signal. The zoom lens includes, in order from the object side, a first lens group with a negative focal length, a second lens group with... Agent: Rader Fishman & Grauer PLLC

20100172031 - Zoom lens system, imaging device and camera: A zoom lens system, in order from an object side to an image side, comprising a first lens unit of positive power, a second lens unit of negative power, a third lens unit of positive power, and a fourth lens unit of positive power, wherein the first lens unit is... Agent: Pearne & Gordon LLP

20100172032 - Lens barrel, image capturing apparatus, and manufacturing method: Provided is a lens barrel including: a guide shaft in an axial form supported by a reference member; a holding member holding an optical system, and movable in an axial direction of the guide shaft with respect to the reference member; and an interlocking member including an engaging section engaging... Agent: Oliff & Berridge, PLC

20100172033 - Keypad security device: A keypad security device (100) comprises an enclosure having a viewing aperture (114) and an access aperture (152). The enclosure at least partially surrounds a keypad such that the keypad is viewable through the viewing aperture (114) and accessible by a user through the access aperture (152). The viewing aperture... Agent: Nexsen Pruet, LLC

20100172034 - Objective lens: An objective lens OL includes, in order from an object, a first lens group G1 having positive refractive power, a second lens group G2 having positive refractive power, a diffractive optical element GD forming a diffractive optical surface D thereon, and a third lens group G3 having negative refractive power.... Agent: Miles & Stockbridge PC

20100172035 - Solid immersion lens holder: A solid immersion lens holder 200 includes a holder main body 8 having a lens holding unit 60 that holds a solid immersion lens 6, and an objective lens socket 9 for attaching the holder main body 8 to a front end of an objective lens 21. The solid immersion... Agent: Drinker Biddle & Reath (dc)

20100172036 - Mechanical device for switching an optical lens filter for a camera: A mechanical device for selectively inserting an optical lens filter, such as day optical filter and a night optical filter, into an optical path of a camera in accordance with light intensity and/or a signal from a user or timer. The device for switching an optical lens filter may include... Agent: Head, Johnson & Kachigian

20100172037 - Optical module: An optical module according to the present invention comprises an optical element; and a multilayer insulating substrate which is a lamination of a plurality of single-layer insulating substrates and has a light transmission hole for passing light emitted from the optical element. The optical element is flip-chip mounted on the... Agent: Antonelli, Terry, Stout & Kraus, LLP

20100172038 - Adjustable/non-adjustable precision optical mounts: A highly precision, super stable, structure compact and fully lockable ball joint mechanism optical mounts are presented. Both stationary plate and movable plate have a partial-spherical hole or conical hole. Facing spacing aligns the bases of the partial-spherical holes or conical holes; a space adjustable cavity is formed. An external-spherical... Agent: Newport Corporation

20100172039 - Detection device and method for detecting auto-focus lens: A detection device for detecting a displacement of a lens unit of an auto-focus lens during focusing includes a bracket having a rotary plate, a seat fixed on an end of the rotary plate, a sensor mounted on an opposite end of the rotary plate, and a driver. During detection,... Agent: PCe Industry, Inc. Att. Steven Reiss

20100172040 - Focus module and method for manufacturing same: The present disclosure provides a focus module including a substrate, a holder, at lease one second magnet, a frame and an elastic element. The substrate includes at least one first magnet and an aperture. The frame is fixed on the substrate and defining a hole receiving the holder. The second... Agent: PCe Industry, Inc. Att. Steven Reiss

20100172041 - Lens activating device: A lens activating device includes at least one elastic piece, at least one stationary piece and a movable piece. At least one elastic piece has at least four sheet portions and four sets of elastic portions. Each set of the elastic portions are serpentine and connected between two sheet portions... Agent: Pai Patent & Trademark Law Firm

20100172042 - Compensation for transient heating of laser mirrors: A mirror assembly for a carbon dioxide (CO2) slab laser resonator includes a center section having a rectangular cross-section and a pair of thermal balancing bars. A concave reflecting surface formed on a front edge of a center section. The side-bars are attached to either side of the center section... Agent: Coherent, Inc. C/o Morrison & Forester

20100172043 - Mirror for concentrating solar power devices: A mirror for concentrating solar power devices, associable with a curved supporting panel, which comprises a flat and thin mirror-finished plate which is flexible, as a consequence of a tempering treatment, for complementary shaping, by inflection, with respect to the panel, which is adapted to support and keep the plate... Agent: Hamre, Schumann, Mueller & Larson, P.C.

20100172044 - Mount for positioning an optical element: Mount (4) for positioning an optical element having one or more optically active surfaces, such as a mirror segment having a reflective surface. The mount comprises a main frame and a plurality of struts (32), each of the struts being configured to support the optical element at a support contact... Agent: Leydig Voit & Mayer, Ltd

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20100165425 - Multi-layer body: The invention concerns a multi-layer body (7) having a carrier substrate (750) and a transparent layer (720) at least partially arranged in a window (70) or in a transparent region of the carrier substrate (750). The transparent layer (720) has at least a first subregion (71a) and a second subregion... Agent: Wyatt Williams

20100165426 - Image recording medium, hologram replicating device and hologram replicating method: An image recording medium in which a refractive index modulation is recorded in a material in a layer such that, when the hologram recording medium is illuminated from a predetermined angle and a viewpoint is moved horizontally with respect to a normal line, a hologram image having continuous parallax in... Agent: Sonnenschein Nath & Rosenthal LLP

20100165427 - Hologram recording/reproducing apparatus and method: An apparatus includes: a light source; a splitting unit that splits a light beam into an information beam and a reference beam; a spatial light modulator that modulates the information beam into a grating binary pattern having bright points and dark points; an irradiation unit that irradiates the reference beam... Agent: Turocy & Watson, LLP

20100165428 - Device for minimizing diffraction-related dispersion in spatial light modulators: A device for minimizing diffraction-related dispersion in spatial light modulators for holographically reconstructing colored representations is disclosed, and comprises a spatial light modulator designed as a diffractive optical element and provided with controllable structures, and at least one light source illuminating the spatial light modulator. Wavelength-dependent visible ranges associated with... Agent: Saul Ewing LLP (philadelphia)

20100165430 - Holographic reconstruction system and method with an enlarged visibility region: A holographic reconstruction system and a corresponding holographic reconstruction method are disclosed. The holographic reconstruction system comprises light source means for providing substantially coherent light, reconstruction means for holographically reconstructing a scene and for producing a visibility region from where the viewer can view the holographically reconstructed scene, and deflection... Agent: Saul Ewing LLP (philadelphia)

20100165429 - Optical systems: A holographic head up display (HUD) for a vehicle to display an image holographically on a curved display surface such as a windshield is disclosed. The HUD can include a spatial light modulator (SLM) to display a hologram, an illumination system to illuminate said displayed hologram, projection optics to project... Agent: Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear LLP

20100165431 - Dynamically reconfigurable holograms with electronically erasable programmable intermediate layers: Various embodiments of the present invention relate to dynamically reconfigurable hologram comprising a phase-modulation layer and an intensity-control layer. The phase modulation layer comprises an electronically programmable erasable negative index material crossbar. The crossbar includes a first layer of approximately parallel nanowires (502) and a second layer of approximately parallel... Agent: Hewlett-packard Company Intellectual Property Administration

20100165432 - Improvements relatng to optical vector matrix multipliers: r

20100165433 - Optical scanning actuator: For realizing widening of a light scanning angle and is excellent in durability, the optical scanning actuator includes a movable unit that supports an optical element, a plurality of leaf springs having a thin plate shape with one end portion being fixed and another end portion being attached to the... Agent: Edwards Angell Palmer & Dodge LLP

20100165434 - Light scanning unit: Disclosed is a light scanning unit that includes an imaging optical system disposed between a beam deflector and a surface to be scanned. The imaging optical system includes two adjacent imaging optical devices that are inclined with respect to the light path. The inclination directions of the two adjacent imaging... Agent: Dla Piper LLP Us

20100165435 - Mirror positioning apparatus for use in beam switching: A mirror positioning assembly for use in beam switching is provided that employs a novel arrangement of the mirrors and the motors to selectively position the mirrors. The assembly is installed into the housing of an assembly for distributing laser energy where the mirrors are contained within the beam cavity... Agent: Ipg Photonics Corporation

20100165436 - Rf interference reduction for functional glazings: An automotive vehicle having an aperture in the vehicle body in which a glazing, comprising a switchable film laminated between at least two plies of an interlayer material is fitted is disclosed. The plies of interlayer material are laminated between a first ply of glazing material, preferably glass,facing out of... Agent: Buchanan, Ingersoll & Rooney PC

20100165437 - Variable reflectance mirrors and windows: Various structures for variable reflectance rearview mirrors and variable transmittance windows are disclosed. One embodiment pertains to the provision of a polarized reflector in a rearview mirror. Another embodiment pertains to the provision of a switchable cholesteric liquid crystal element in a window. Yet another embodiment pertains to the provision... Agent: Gentex Corporation C/o Quarles & Brady LLP

20100165438 - Continuously tunable optical dispersion compensation synthesizers using cascaded etalons: Described is a method for designing individual stages of a multiple cascaded etalon TDC device to allow continuous thermo-optic tuning over a desired range without inducing incremental signal distortion due to uncontrolled and unpredictable dispersion of the TDC during tuning. This allows the signal to transmit without encountering periods of... Agent: Law Office Of Peter V.d. Wilde

20100165440 - Electrochromic device and method for making electrochromic device: A method for lithiating an electrochromic device comprise forming a first transparent conductive layer on a substrate, forming an electrochromic structure on the first transparent conductive layer, forming a second transparent conductive layer on the electrochromic structure, and lithiating the electrochromic structure through the second transparent conductive layer. In one... Agent: Joseph P. Curtin

20100165439 - Electrochromic devices and methods for patterning such devices: Varying the optical absorption of an electrochromic device in situ allows optimal control over the depth and quality of laser patterning lines when patterning electrochromic devices. Accordingly, an electrochromic device comprises a target conductive layer, an absorbing electrochromic layer formed below the target layer, and an electrolyte layer formed below... Agent: Joseph P. Curtin

20100165441 - Layer composition of an electrowetting system: A layer composition of an electrowetting system with a first electrode layer, an insulator layer on the first electrode layer, and a fluid layer over the insulator layer, wherein the fluid layer comprises at least two immiscible fluids which, under the influence of an applied voltage, reversibly change their wetting... Agent: Marshall & Melhorn, LLC

20100165442 - Mems devices with multi-component sacrificial layers: Methods of forming a protective coating on one or more surfaces of a microelectromechanical device are disclosed comprising the steps of forming a composite layer of a sacrificial material and a protective material, and selectively etching the sacrificial material to form a protective coating. The protective coatings of the invention... Agent: Knobbe, Martens, Olson & Bear, LLP

20100165443 - Systems and methods using interferometric optical modulators and diffusers: Various embodiments include interferometric optical modulators comprising a substrate layer having a thickness between about 0.1 mm to about 0.45 mm thick and a method for manufacturing the same. The interferometric modulator can be integrated together with a diffuser in a display device. The thin substrate permits use of a... Agent: Knobbe, Martens, Olson & Bear, LLP

20100165446 - Components and methods for use in electro-optic displays: A display assembly comprises a backplane assembly comprising a plurality of spaced backplane areas, each backplane area comprising a plurality of electrodes, the backplane areas being separated by gutter areas free from electrodes; an adhesive layer overlying the plurality of spaced backplane areas; and a layer of a solid electro-optic... Agent: David J Cole E Ink Corporation

20100165444 - Display element: The present invention provides a display element which can be driven at a low voltage in a simple member construction, provides high display contrast, and gives a white impression to a viewer while suppressing white reflectance. The display element comprises an electrolyte containing silver or a compound containing silver in... Agent: Cantor Colburn, LLP

20100165445 - Displaying method for electrophoretic display and electrophoretic display using the same: A displaying method includes the following steps. First, display image frames and display a first color to clean images of a preceding image frame between the displaying of two image frames. Afterward, whenever a counting number of the image frames which have been displayed reaches a predetermined number, change to... Agent: Portal Ipr Services

20100165448 - Multicolor display architecture using enhanced dark state: The present invention is directed to an alternative design of a multicolor display. The display device is capable of achieving high quality black and white states. The pixel electrodes and the microcups in the display device may be aligned only in one axis. In practice, a standard active matrix array... Agent: Howrey LLP

20100165447 - Process for producing microcapsules for electrophoretic display devices, as well as microcapsules for electrophoretic display devices, obtained by this process, and their applications: There is disclosed a process for producing microcapsules for electrophoretic display devices, including classifying microcapsules for electrophoretic display devices from a dispersion containing microcapsules in an aqueous medium, using a specific particle classification apparatus of the particle settling type. The resultant microcapsules for electrophoretic display devices are used, as their... Agent: Wenderoth, Lind & Ponack, L.L.P.

20100165449 - Display element: Provided is a display element, which has simple member configuration, can be driven at a low voltage, and has high display contrast, white display reflectance and high display speed and less display nonuniformity in a long term. The display element has an electrolyte layer, which includes silver or a compound... Agent: Cantor Colburn, LLP

20100165450 - Illumination device, display device, and method of manufacturing light modulator: An illumination device is provided and has a light guide plate, a light source and a light modulator, wherein the light modulator has a pair of transparent substrates a pair of electrodes and a light modulator layer. The light modulator layer includes a first region being changed between a transparent... Agent: K&l Gates LLP

20100165451 - Optical deflector and optical deflecting board: An optical deflector includes a substrate, an electrode layer on the substrate, an insulating layer at a predetermined peripheral region on the electrode layer, exposing the central region of the electrode layer. First electrode sandwiched wall is on the insulating layer. Second electrode sandwiched wall is on the insulating layer... Agent: Jianq Chyun Intellectual Property Office

20100165452 - Wavelength conversion element, laser light source, two-dimensional image display and laser processing system: A wavelength conversion element is provided with a substrate including a nonlinear optical single crystal having a periodically poled structure, the visible light transmittance of the substrate is 85% or higher when ultraviolet light is irradiated to the substrate, and laser light having an average output of 1 W or... Agent: Wenderoth, Lind & Ponack L.L.P.

20100165453 - Short wavelength light source and laser image forming apparatus: A short wavelength light source includes a wavelength conversion element having an incident surface, on which a fundamental wave is incident, and an output surface, from which a harmonic wave is outputted, the wavelength conversion element being provided for converting the fundamental wave into the harmonic wave; and a holder... Agent: Wenderoth, Lind & Ponack L.L.P.

20100165454 - Method for manufacturing gradient-index optical element having infrared absorbing ability: More specifically, the present invention provides a method for producing a gradient-index optical element having infrared absorbing ability, the method comprising applying a paste containing an organic resin, an organic solvent, and at least one compound selected from the group consisting of lithium compounds, potassium compounds, rubidium compounds, cesium compounds,... Agent: Posz Law Group, PLC

20100165455 - Compact two-element infrared objective lens and ir or thermal sight for weapon having viewing optics: A compact objective lens is disclosed which is particularly suitable for infrared optical systems. The lens features a simple design with only two lens elements, namely a first lens element receiving incident radiation and having front and rear surfaces, and a second lens element receiving incident radiation from the first... Agent: Mcdonnell Boehnen Hulbert & Berghoff LLP

20100165456 - Filter for plasma display: A filter for a plasma display includes: a transparent substrate having a first surface and a second surface opposite to the first surface; a first external light shielding layer having a first pattern disposed on the first surface of the transparent substrate and having a mesh structure to shield electromagnetic... Agent: Stein Mcewen, LLP

20100165457 - Facilitating the more natural aiming of telescopes: The illustrative embodiments provide for a computer implemented method, computer readable medium, and data processing system for adjusting a perceived image seen through an optical observation device. The azimuth-elevation-rotation of the optical observation device is measured relative to an observer. The field of view observed through the observation device appears... Agent: Duke W. Yee

20100165458 - Reflective type screen using a spacer layer: A reflective type screen using a spacer layer and that includes a light blocking layer blocking an incident light, a reflective layer formed on the light blocking layer to reflect the incident light, a diffusion layer formed on the reflective layer to diffuse the incident light, and at least one... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch

20100165459 - Lens unit and projection screen made of the same: A lens unit and a projection screen made of the same are disclosed. The lens unit includes a micro lens having a light incident surface and a light emergent surface opposing to the light incident surface; a light absorbing layer formed on the light emergent surface of the micro lens... Agent: Muncy, Geissler, Olds & Lowe, PLLC

20100165460 - Optical layered body, polarizer, and image display device: l

20100165461 - Electro-optic device and an electronic apparatus: An electro-optic device includes an electro-optic element and a dust-proof substrate which is joined to at least one surface of the electro-optic element. The dust-proof substrate has a plurality of protrusions on a surface opposite to the surface of the electro-optic element to which the dust-proof substrate is joined.... Agent: Advantedge Law Group, LLC

20100165462 - Vibrating device and image equipment having the same: γ is +π/4 or ranges from −π/8 to −π/4. A ratio between a first bending rigidity along the X-axis of at least the dust-screening member and vibrating member in the section orthogonal to the X-axis at the intersection of the X- and Y-axes, to a second bending rigidity along the... Agent: Ostrolenk Faber Gerb & Soffen

20100165463 - Triangular-pyramidal cube-corner retroreflective article having curved reflective lateral face: To provide a retroreflective article formed of many triangular-pyramidal cube-corner retroreflective element pairs. One-side groove angle formed between a cross line between a plane vertical to the common plane and to a V-groove vertical plane which includes the base line of a V-shaped groove is vertical to the common plane,... Agent: Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto

20100165464 - Color dividing optical device and image apparatus with the application: A color dividing optical device has an integrated structure of dual surfaces, each has a micro/nano structure. The optical device can perform beam splitting and color dividing on an incident light source, which has a constitution from multiple different wavelengths. In a space, the original incident light source is equally... Agent: Jianq Chyun Intellectual Property Office

20100165465 - Color distribution in exit pupil expanders: The specification and drawings present a new apparatus and method for providing color separation in an exit pupil expander system that uses a plurality of diffractive elements for expanding the exit pupil of a display in an electronic device for viewing by introducing a selectively absorbing area or areas in... Agent: Ware Fressola Van Der Sluys & Adolphson, LLP

20100165467 - Anti-reflective coated glas plate: An article comprising an anti-reflective glass plate, the plate having on at least a part of at least one of its surfaces a light reflection reducing coating wherein the wherein the coating contains nano-size particles and a binder, the coating having an arithmetic average roughness of 2-50 nm, and having... Agent: Nixon & Vanderhye, PC

20100165466 - Optical sheet for display, and manufacturing method and apparatus therefor: An optical sheet for display use wherein two or more optical sheets are stacked therein and the optical sheets are joined to one another on one peripheral side of each by a thermoadhesive film is to be provided. Also an optical sheet for display use wherein two or more optical... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch

20100165468 - Antireflection structure, optical unit, and optical device: An antireflection structure (50) reduces reflection of light having a wavelength equal to or larger than a predetermined wavelength, and absorbs the light whose reflection is reduced. The antireflection structure (50) includes a base structure portion (7) which is configured to have a plurality of structural units (70) arranged on... Agent: Mark D. Saralino (pan) Renner, Otto, Boisselle & Sklar, LLP

20100165469 - Optical filter and flat display panel comprising the same: An optical filter including: a base film; and a function incorporation layer on the base film and for shielding electromagnetic interference and absorbing external light, the function incorporation layer having a cross mesh pattern, wherein the cross mesh pattern includes a plurality of pattern lines, and wherein at least a... Agent: Christie, Parker & Hale, LLP

20100165470 - Lens array element and method: According to one embodiment of the present invention a method for directing light onto a digital micromirror device is disclosed that includes the steps of directing light toward a DMD through a lens that includes a plurality of lens elements such that, absent correction, the directed light is distorted at... Agent: Texas Instruments Incorporated

20100165471 - Optical sheet, and mounting method and optical module using the optical sheet: A three-dimensional optical sheet is arranged between optical elements and a substrate for optically connecting the optical elements and the substrate and includes a sheet section, convex lens sections, and reflecting sections. The sheet section has first and second main surfaces. The convex lens sections are provided on the first... Agent: Mcdermott Will & Emery LLP

20100165472 - Reflecting sheet: A reflecting sheet of the invention includes at least a surface layer portion and an inner layer portion, where the surface layer portion contains at least 0.3 g/m2 to 20 g/m2 of an inorganic powder and a polyolefin resin (C), the inner layer portion contains a polyolefin resin (A) and... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch

20100165473 - Planar lens: A design method, apparatus, and fabrication method for structures for controlling the flow of electromagnetic energy at a sub-wavelength scale is disclosed. Transformational optics principles are used as a starting point for the design of structures that operate as, for example, hyperlenses or concentrators such that evanescent waves at a... Agent: Brinks Hofer Gilson & Lione

20100165474 - Microscope objective: where D0 is an axial distance from an object surface to a rearmost surface of the microscope objective, f is a focal length of the microscope objective, H2 is a height of a marginal ray as emergent from the rearmost surface of the microscope objective, and H1 is a maximum... Agent: Kenyon & Kenyon LLP

20100165475 - Varifocal lens: Varifocal lens for camera module incorporated in wireless mobile communication device is provided. The varifocal lens includes: a membrane; a frame which is fixed to the membrane and has a receiving hole formed in the middle; a transparent substrate which is fixed to the frame to seal optical fluid received... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC

20100165476 - Optical system and optical apparatus including optical system: Provided are an imaging optical system in which chromatic aberrations are excellently corrected across the entire screen to realize high optical performance, and an optical apparatus including the imaging optical system. In an imaging optical system of which a back focus is longer than a focal length, a lens unit... Agent: Rossi, Kimms & Mcdowell LLP.

20100165477 - Projection zoom lens and projection-type display apparatus: A zoom lens includes, in order from a magnification side, a negative first lens group for focus adjustment adapted to be fixed during power-varying, a positive second lens group adapted to move during power-varying, a negative third lens group, a positive fourth lens group, and a positive fifth lens group,... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch

20100165478 - Variable power optical system and imaging device: z

20100165479 - Lens driving apparatus, optical apparatus and control method for lens driving apparatus: The lens driving apparatus moves a magnification-varying lens and moves a focus lens to compensate for image plane variation caused by movement of the magnification-varying lens. The apparatus includes a zoom operating member, a stepping motor, a zoom controller controlling drive of the stepping motor, a focus actuator moving the... Agent: Cowan Liebowitz & Latman P.C. John J Torrente

20100165480 - Zoom lens system, imaging device and camera: A zoom lens system, in order from an object side to an image side, comprising a first lens unit having negative optical power, a second lens unit having positive optical power, and at least one subsequent lens unit having optical power, wherein in zooming from a wide-angle limit to a... Agent: Pearne & Gordon LLP

20100165481 - Compact zoom lens: A zoom lens includes a substrate, an imaging unit, a stationary lens barrel, a cam lens barrel and a guide lens barrel. The substrate defines a plurality of openings thereon. The imaging unit is attached on the substrate. The stationary lens barrel is mounted on the substrate and surrounding the... Agent: PCe Industry, Inc. Att. Steven Reiss

20100165482 - Negative refraction photonic crystal lens: A negative refraction photonic crystal lens is provided. The negative refraction photonic crystal lens includes a substrate and a plurality of voids periodically distributed in the substrate. The voids are configured extending along a direction longitudinally perpendicular with an incident direction of a light having a specific wavelength. By suitably... Agent: J C Patents

20100165484 - Imaging module with high resolution and compact size: An imaging lens includes an imaging lens system and an image sensor. The imaging lens system includes a first lens, a second lens, a third lens, and a fourth lens. The imaging module satisfies the formulae (1) D/T≧1.1, (2) −3.5<R2/F1<−1.5, (3) −2.5<R3/F2<−0.5, and (4) 1.5<|R7/F4|<3.5, wherein D is the diagonal... Agent: PCe Industry, Inc. Att. Steven Reiss

20100165483 - Optical lens system for taking image: An optical lens system for taking image comprises, in order from the object side to the image side: a first lens element with positive refractive power having a convex object-side surface; an aperture stop; a second lens element with negative refractive power; a third lens element having a convex object-side... Agent: Dr. Banger Shia Patent Office Of Bang Shia

20100165485 - Imaging lens: The present invention is an imaging lens of which optical performance does not deteriorate even in a high temperature environment, various aberrations are well corrected, optical length is short, and back focus is sufficiently secured, the imaging lens comprising a first lens 14, an aperture stop S, a second lens... Agent: Venable LLP

20100165486 - Imaging lens: An imaging lens of which optical performance does not deteriorate even in a high temperature environment, various aberrations are well corrected, optical length is short, and back focus is sufficiently secured; the imaging lens comprising: an aperture stop S; and a junction type compound lens 14 having a positive refractive... Agent: Venable LLP

20100165487 - Apparatus for shaping of laser radiation: A device for shaping laser radiation, in particular for laser radiation emitted by a laser diode bar, has at least one substrate with a plurality of refractive boundary surfaces through which the laser radiation to be produced can pass in such a way that at least two partial beams of... Agent: Lerner Greenberg Stemer LLP

20100165488 - Lens barrel and imaging apparatus: When the lens barrel is in the storage state, a part of a lens group and a group cylinder are inserted into an aperture of a diaphragm unit and a shutter blade of a shutter unit is closed for light shielding. With this arrangement, the cylinder length in the storage... Agent: Canon U.s.a. Inc. Intellectual Property Division

20100165489 - Fresnel lens and injection mold: A surface of a base material of a Fresnel lens has a central area having circular zones arranged therein and an outer area located on the outer side of the central area and having circular-arc zones arranged therein. The pitch of zones in a boundary area between the central area... Agent: Canon U.s.a. Inc. Intellectual Property Division

20100165490 - Lens and optical unit including the same: s

20100165491 - Lens module and camera module using same: A lens module includes a lens barrel and a lens and an opaque adhesive layer. The lens includes a central imaging portion and a peripheral non-imaging portion. The lens is received in the lens barrel with the peripheral non-imaging portion contacting the lens barrel. The opaque adhesive layer is applied... Agent: PCe Industry, Inc. Att. Steven Reiss

20100165492 - Lens barrel: A lens barrel includes a cam ring (5) that determines the position of a first lens frame (11) in the optical axis direction; a first correcting tube (1) that is made of a material having a coefficient of linear expansion different from that of the cam ring (5) and determines... Agent: Hamre, Schumann, Mueller & Larson P.C.

20100165493 - Lens barrel, an imaging device, a optical system retaining method and a manufacturing method: A lens barrel comprising: a first retention member that includes a first engaging portion, which engages with a guide shaft, and that retains a first optical system and a second optical system, which is different from the first optical system, to be integrally movable along the guide shaft; and a... Agent: Oliff & Berridge, PLC

20100165494 - System for asynchronous remote steering of reflectors: The system for asynchronous remote steering of reflectors has parallel asynchronous remote steering mechanisms operably connected to reflectors. A powerless (mechanical) focal beam brake is also provided. In addition to the powerless focal beam brake, a plurality of safety mechanisms are employed. Remote angle checking is provided to adapt the... Agent: Litman Law Offices, Ltd.

20100165495 - Collection optic for solar concentrating wedge: A nontracking solar concentrator, called the wedge, is given the ability to collect overhead light. This is made possible by a new prism, having the cross section of a cornucopia, that delivers an abundance of bright light into the wedge to create a higher intensity focus.... Agent: R. Michael Murtha

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