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Optical: systems and elements June invention type 06/11

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06/30/2011 > patent applications in patent subcategories. invention type

20110157667 - Holographic image display systems: The invention relates to holographic head-up displays, to holographic optical sights, and also to 3D holographic image displays. We describe a holographic head-up display and a holographic optical sight, for displaying, in an eye box of the display/sight, a virtual image comprising one or more substantially two-dimensional images, the head-up... Agent:

20110157668 - Scanning image displayer, mobile phone, mobile information processor, and mobile imager: A scanning image displayer, including a beam provider emitting a laser beam; a beam scanner including a two-dimensional drive deflecting mirror, deflectively scanning the beam in a main scanning direction and a sub-scanning direction; and an optical element including a reflection surface before the two-dimensional drive deflecting mirror, deflecting the... Agent:

20110157669 - Light source apparatus and optical scanner: A light source apparatus includes a semiconductor laser which emits a laser beam, a coupling lens which converts the laser beam emitted from the semiconductor laser into a light flux, and a cylindrical lens into which the light flux is allowed to come from the coupling lens. The cylindrical lens... Agent: Brother Kogyo Kabushiki Kaisha

20110157670 - Optical modulator using a dual output laser embedded in a mach zehnder interferometer: A laser is placed inside the Mach-Zehnder interferometer and the output from opposite ends of the laser are fed directly into the opposite arms of the Mach-Zehnder interferometer. If the output from opposite sides of the laser are equal in amplitude and wavelength, then when the outputs are recombined at... Agent:

20110157671 - Wave-plate structures, power selective optical filter devices, and optical systems using same: In an embodiment, an optical filter device includes an input polarizer for selectively transmitting an input signal. The device includes a wave-plate structure positioned to receive the input signal, which includes first and second substantially zero-order, zero-wave plates arranged in series with and oriented at an angle relative to each... Agent:

20110157672 - Chromatic element and chromatic display device using the same: A chromatic element includes a sealed enclosure, an isolation layer, a first heating element, a chromatic material layer and a second heating element. The isolation layer is disposed in the sealed enclosure and separates the sealed enclosure into a first chamber and a second chamber. The first heating element is... Agent: Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., Ltd.

20110157673 - Optical modulator: An optical modulator includes an optical modulation substrate, an electrical length adjusting substrate, a package containing the substrates, and a plurality of input ports for inputting high frequency electrical signals. The optical modulation substrate includes a substrate body made of an electro-optic material, a ground electrode and a plurality of... Agent: Ngk Insulators, Ltd.

20110157674 - Thermal-chromatic element and thermal-chromatic display device using the same: A thermal-chromatic element includes a sealed enclosure, an isolation layer, a first heating element, a thermal-chromatic material layer, a second heating element and an absorption material layer. The isolation layer is disposed in the sealed enclosure and separates the sealed enclosure into a first chamber and a second chamber. The... Agent: Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., Ltd.

20110157677 - Electrowetting display and pixel array substrate thereof and electrowetting display pixel structure thereof: An electrowetting display, a pixel array substrate thereof, and an electrowetting display pixel structure thereof are provided. The electrowetting display pixel structure is disposed on a substrate. The electrowetting display pixel structure includes a pixel electrode, a hydrophobic insulating layer and a wall. The pixel electrode is covered by the... Agent: Wintek Corporation

20110157678 - Electrowetting display and pixel array substrate thereof and electrowetting display pixel structure thereof: An electrowetting display, a pixel array substrate thereof, and an electrowetting display pixel structure thereof are provided. The electrowetting display pixel structure is disposed on a substrate. The electrowetting display pixel structure includes a pixel electrode, an insulating layer and a hydrophobic layer. The pixel electrode is covered with the... Agent: Wintek Corporation

20110157679 - Methods for manufacturing cold seal fluid-filled display apparatus: This methods and devices described herein relate to displays and methods of manufacturing cold seal fluid-filled displays, including MEMS. The fluid substantially surrounds the moving components of the MEMS display to reduce the effects of stiction and to improve the optical and electromechanical performance of the display. The invention relates... Agent: Pixtronix, Inc.

20110157676 - Microelectromechanical system substrate and display apparatus having the same: A microelectromechanical system substrate includes a first substrate and an optical gate that is disposed on the first substrate and configured to move to at least two different positions. The optical gate comprises a color filter and a light absorbing section. A display apparatus includes a first substrate; a second... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20110157675 - Optical systems employing compliant electroactive materials: The present invention provides optical systems, devices and methods which utilize one or more electroactive films to adjust an optical parameter of the optical device/system.... Agent: Artificial Muscle, Inc.

20110157682 - Display cell structure and electrode protecting layer compositions: The invention is directed to compositions of display cell structure and electrode protecting layers for improving the performance of display devices. The composition comprises a polar oligomeric or polymeric material having a glass transition temperature below about 100° C., and the resulting display cells or electrode protecting layer have an... Agent:

20110157680 - Display method of electrophoresis display device: A display method of an electrophoresis display (EPD) device having a display area and a plurality of pixels located in the display area is provided. In the display method, firstly, the display area is divided into a plurality of unit areas. A plurality of pixels exist in each of the... Agent:

20110157683 - Electro-optic display: An electro-optic display includes a “matrix” for confining moving elements of the display (e.g., rotating or twisting elements). The matrix (or at least the viewable portions thereof) may have a high reflectivity, comparable to that of white paper. This results in an overall “whiter” or brighter display. The matrix may... Agent: Cbrite Inc.

20110157681 - Electrophoretic display device and method for fabricating the same: Disclosed is an electrophoretic display device and a fabrication method thereof, and the electrophoretic display device may include a thin-film transistor formed on a lower substrate, a pixel electrode connected to the thin-film transistor, side electrodes formed at periphery of the pixel electrode, a partition wall formed on the side... Agent:

20110157685 - Laser system: The present invention is a laser system including a DFB laser 10 emitting a laser light 50, a semiconductor optical amplifier 20 that modulates an intensity of the laser light, and a harmonic generation element 30 that converts the laser light modulated to a visible light 54 that is a... Agent:

20110157684 - Uv light generator: A UV light generator for receiving a baseband light beam from a baseband light source is provided. The UV light generator includes a first lens unit, a second lens unit, a first frequency doubling crystal and a second frequency doubling crystal. The baseband light beam from the baseband light source... Agent: Industrial Technology Research Institute

20110157686 - Wavelength-tunable light source: In at least one embodiment of the wavelength-tunable light source (1), it comprises an output source (2), which is capable in operation of generating electromagnetic radiation (R). Furthermore, the light source (1) has a wavelength-selective first filter element (5), which is situated downstream from the output source (2). Moreover, the... Agent: Lightlab Imaging, Inc.

20110157687 - System and method of raman amplifier pump control: An example method includes receiving power measurements for a plurality of optical channels. Deviation measurements representing a difference between respective power measurements and corresponding power targets for the plurality of optical channels are created. Correctable deviations for the plurality of optical channels are determined based on the deviation measurements. The... Agent:

20110157688 - System and method for optical communication using polarization filtering: An optical circuit is described which may include an SOA-MZI circuit providing an output signal; and a polarization filtering device (PFD) configured to receive the output signal of the SOA-MZI and to provide at least one signal at the output of the PFD.... Agent: Alphion Corporation

20110157689 - Off axis walk off multi-pass amplifiers: The various laser architectures described herein provide increased gain of optical energy as well as compensation of optical phase distortions in a thin disk gain medium. An optical amplifier presented herein provides for scalable high energy extraction and gains based on a number of passes of the signal beam through... Agent:

20110157690 - Optical sheet and optical sheet manufacturing method: An optical sheet and a method of manufacturing the same, and more specifically an optical sheet to use for back light units of Liquid Crystal Devices (LCD's), lighting devices of billboards and the like, and a method of manufacturing the same, is disclosed.... Agent: Bayer Materialscience Ag

20110157691 - Microscope control unit: A microscope control unit which is composed of a bracket-shaped support frame having a support area, a pillar standing vertically erect on the support area, and a support arm, which emanates from the upper end of the pillar and is aligned parallel to the support area.... Agent: Maerzhaeuser Wetzlar Gmbh & Co. Kg

20110157692 - Objective-type dark-field illumination device for microfluidic channel: An objective-type dark-field illumination device for a microfluidic channel is provided and includes an optical stop having a pair of symmetric curved slits used to adjust the optical path and inner numerical aperture of a dark-field light source generated by the device. The dark-field illumination can focus on a smaller... Agent: National Sun Yat-sen University

20110157693 - Biological testing with sawtooth-shaped prisms: In one embodiment, an apparatus is provided for testing for the presence of analytes in a sample. The apparatus comprises a source of light directed at the bottom surface of a substrate to achieve total internal reflection and to generate an evanescent field. An array of capture elements is immobilized... Agent: Maven Technologies, LLC

20110157694 - System for providing an enhanced immersive display environment: An immersive dome includes a number of novel features designed to enhance the performance of the immersive dome over presently-known immersive dome environments. Projectors are mounted in a multi-tier tower, out of sight beneath a viewing platform positioned to provide optimal wrap-around viewing. The projection surface consists of open-cell foam... Agent:

20110157695 - Projection screen for displaying two-dimensional and three-dimensional motion pictures and method of use thereof: The present disclosure reveals a reflective, front-projection screen designed to faithfully and accurately display the images from state-of-the-art (SOTA) and next-generation 2D and 3D motion-picture projectors, such as those found in large-capacity public movie theaters, home theaters, offices, and for use with portable projection systems for consumer and commercial applications.... Agent: Luminit, LLC

20110157697 - Adaptable parallax barrier supporting mixed 2d and stereoscopic 3d display regions: A display system is provided that enables two-dimensional and three-dimensional images to be displayed. The display system includes a pixel array and a parallax barrier, and may include backlighting. The parallax barrier includes a plurality of barrier elements arranged in a barrier element array. Each barrier element is configured to... Agent: Broadcom Corporation

20110157696 - Display with adaptable parallax barrier: A display system is provided that enables three-dimensional images to be displayed. The display system includes a parallax barrier. The parallax barrier is positioned proximate a light source. The parallax barrier includes a plurality of barrier elements arranged in a barrier element array. Each barrier element is configured to be... Agent: Broadcom Corporation

20110157698 - Retardation plate for stereoscopic image display, polarizing element, and methods for production thereof, and stereoscopic image display device: There are provided an easily producible retardation plate for forming a stereoscopic image and a stereoscopic image display device and a stereoscopic image display system produced therewith. A retardation plate for forming a stereoscopic image has a plurality of first retardation regions and a plurality of second retardation regions in... Agent: Nitto Denko Corporation

20110157699 - Lens barrier device: In a lens barrier device, one barrier blade is arranged at a different height in the optical axis direction from another barrier blade, and a barrier base is provided with a regulating portion which is at the outer peripheral portion of an optical axis forward end side barrier blade and... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

20110157700 - Lens barrier device and lens barrel equipped with the same: A lens barrier device includes a first barrier blade including a shielding portion, a connection portion, and an abutment portion. The abutment portion is connected, on an optical axis imaging surface side of the shielding portion, to the shielding portion via the connecting portion. Further, a second barrier blade is... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

20110157701 - Diffractive optical element and optical device: In a diffractive optical element, a first optical member and a second optical member are stacked, and a diffraction grating is formed at an interface between the first and second optical members. The diffractive optical element is configured so that the followings fall within a predetermined range: an inter-material gradient... Agent:

20110157702 - Diffractive optical element and optical device:

20110157703 - Temperable three layer antireflective coating, coated article including temperable three layer antireflective coating, and/or method of making the same: A coated article includes a temperable antireflection (AR) coating that utilizes medium and low index (index of refraction “n”) layers having compressive residual stress in the AR coating. In certain example embodiments, the coating may include the following layers from the glass substrate outwardly: silicon oxynitride (SiOxNy) medium index layer/high... Agent: Guardian Industries Corp.

20110157704 - Antireflective film and production method thereof: It is aimed at finding out a surface pattern and physical properties required for an antireflective film having an excellent antireflective property for light, a light transmissivity, and the like, and at providing an antireflective film having such a specific surface pattern and physical properties, and a production method of... Agent: Dnp Fine Chemicals Co., Ltd.

20110157705 - Self-dimming mirror in a motor vehicle: With a self-dimming mirror of a motor vehicle dimming can be automatically cancelled upon a change of a driving situation of the motor vehicle to increase road safety.... Agent: Gm Global Technology Operations, Inc.

20110157706 - Device and method for beam forming: A device for beam forming includes at least two laser light sources capable of emitting laser radiation and an optical device capable of influencing the laser radiation such that the laser radiation has an intensity distribution in a working plane that at least partially corresponds to a top-hat distribution at... Agent: Limo Patentverwaltung Gmbh & Co. Kg

20110157708 - See-through display: A screen includes a first set of louver members at least partially disposed in the screen and located proximate to a first side of the screen, and a second set of louver members at least partially disposed in the screen and located proximate to a second side of the screen.... Agent:

20110157707 - System and method for adjusting a projected image: In accordance with one embodiment of the present disclosure, a system comprises a projection system. The system further includes an image generator disposed in the projection system. The image generator is operable to generate a plurality of rays. The system further includes an objective lens disposed in the projection system.... Agent: Elbit Systems Of America, LLC

20110157709 - Visual display device: In the visual display device of the present invention, the first reflection plane 11 is so disposed as to face the eye point 4 in order of an optical path of reverse tracing that extends from the eye point 4 to the two-dimensional image displaying plane 3; the second reflection... Agent:

20110157710 - Zoom lens: A zoom lens including a first lens group and a second lens group arranged in sequence from a magnified side toward a reduced side is provided. The first lens group has a negative refractive power and includes a first lens, a second lens, a third lens, and a fourth lens... Agent: Young Optics Inc.

20110157711 - Liquid lens: In a liquid lens containing electrode and an insulating first liquid and a conductive second liquid having non-miscibility and different refractive indexes, and optical characteristics are changed by a change of interface shape of the first and the second liquid by applying a voltage to the electrode: in a surface... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

20110157712 - Variable focus lens: The invention relates to a variable focus lens (10), comprising a rigid ring (22), a flexible membrane (20) attached to the front surface of the ring, a rigid transparent front cover (40), attached to the flexible membrane (50), and a rigid rear cover (20) on the rear surface of the... Agent:

20110157713 - Flip optic adaptor: Attachments for adjusting optical properties of image forming optical systems. An example refocus flip optic adaptor for a night vision goggle may include an adaptor housing for detachably mounting to an objective lens assembly of the night vision goggle and an optical element holder pivotably mounted to the adaptor housing... Agent:

20110157714 - Imaging apparatus: An imaging apparatus includes a first lens has a positive refractive power, a second lens has a positive refractive power, a third lens has a negative refractive power, a fourth lens has a negative refractive power, an image sensor and a driving device. The first lens, the second lens, the... Agent: Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., Ltd.

20110157715 - Zoom lens and image pickup apparatus including the same: Provided is a zoom lens having high optical performance over the entire zoom range. The zoom lens includes a first lens unit having a negative refractive power, a second lens unit having a positive refractive power, a third lens unit having a negative refractive power, and a fourth lens unit... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

20110157716 - Zoom lens for projection and projection-type display apparatus: A zoom lens for projection includes a first negative lens group, a second positive lens group, a third positive lens group, a fourth lens group, and a fifth positive lens group, which are sequentially arranged from the magnification side of the zoom lens. The first lens group and the fifth... Agent: Fujifilm Corporation

20110157717 - Zoom lens and image pickup apparatus including the same: Provided is a zoom lens including, in order from an object side to an image side: a positive first lens unit having two positive lenses and a negative lens; a negative second lens unit having positive and negative lenses; a positive third lens unit; and a rear group including lens... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

20110157718 - Zoom lens and image pickup apparatus including the same: A small zoom lens having a high zoom ratio and high optical performance over an entire zoom range is obtained. The zoom lens includes, in order from an object side to an image side: a first lens unit having a positive refractive power; a second lens unit having a negative... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

20110157719 - Zoom lens and photographing apparatus having the same: A zoom lens includes, sequentially from an object side, a first lens group having a positive refractive power, a second lens group having a negative refractive power, a third lens group having a positive refractive power, and a fourth lens group. During zooming from a wide angle position to a... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20110157720 - Zoom lens and photographing apparatus including the same: A small-sized zoom lens having a high zooming rate and a high optical performance, the zoom lens including a first lens group having a positive refractive power, a second lens group having a negative refractive power, a third lens group having a positive refractive power, and a fourth lens group... Agent: Samsung Techwin Co., Ltd.

20110157721 - Lens barrel and imaging apparatus: A lens barrel includes: a variable focal length lens system including at least three movable lens groups; and guiding means for moving the variable focal length lens system forward and backward in an optical axis direction. The variable focal length lens system includes at least first, second and third lens... Agent: Sony Corporation

20110157722 - Imaging lens system: An imaging lens system in order from the object side to the image side includes a first lens with negative refractive power, a second lens with positive refractive power, a third lens with negative refractive power, a fourth lens with positive refractive power, a fifth lens with negative refractive power... Agent: Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., Ltd.

20110157723 - Non-spherical lens module for easy manufactory: A manufacture method of a non-spherical lens module includes: firstly, forming a housing having a row of through holes running through a first surface and a second surface thereof; secondly, providing and filling liquid waveguide with the through holes and forming two convex portions at jointing positions of the through... Agent: Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., Ltd.

20110157724 - Optical unit and image pickup apparatus: An optical unit includes a first lens, a second lens, a diaphragm, a third lens, a fourth lens, and a fifth lens, which are arranged in the stated order from an object side to an image plane side. The second lens has a convex shape. The third lens has a... Agent: Sony Corporation

20110157725 - Optical unit and image pickup apparatus: An optical unit includes a first lens, a diaphragm, a second lens, a third lens, a fourth lens, and a fifth lens. The first lens is a positive meniscus lens which is convex toward an object side. The second lens has a positive power. The third lens has a negative... Agent: Sony Corporation

20110157726 - Lens with multiple protrusions: A non-imaging lens includes a transparent member, a first Fresnel lens portion and a second Fresnel lens portion. The transparent member includes a first surface and a second surface. The first Fresnel lens portion includes a plurality of first saw-toothed protrusions concentrically defined on the first surface. The second Fresnel... Agent: Foxsemicon Integrated Technology, Inc.

20110157727 - Cover member, lens unit and production method: A cover member disposed in front of a lens includes a central section and a peripheral section. The peripheral section surrounds the central section and has a step bordering the central section. A part of the central section on a side bordering on the peripheral section is formed to be... Agent: Fujifilm Corporation

20110157728 - Electronic device including a stepped lens: Disclosed is an electronic device including a lens having a stepped edge and a viewing area and more particularly, an electronic device having a display in which the viewing area of the lens is stacked with the active area wiring of a display panel and the stepped edge of the... Agent: Motorola, Inc.

20110157729 - Lens barrel and imaging apparatus: A lens barrel includes: a holding frame; a cam ring rotatable relative to the holding frame around a rotational axis substantially parallel to an optical axis of an imaging optical lens system; and a cam follower and a cam groove that engage with each other so that the holding frame... Agent: Sony Corporation

20110157730 - Peripheral vision amplifying posterior, lateral, external rear-view mirror (back-up mirror) for automobile vehicles: A peripheral vision amplifying posterior, lateral, external rear-view mirror (back-up minor system 100) for automobile vehicles typically located on the rear quarter panels of automobile vehicles that allows automobile operators to see an image of approaching objects, including, but not limited to, pedestrians and other approaching car(s) 30 approaching the... Agent:

20110157731 - Mirror module for fastening to a structural element: A mirror module for fastening to a structural element, comprises a mirror arrangement that includes at least one mirror stack and a first receiving device for holding the mirror arrangement. Each of the at least one mirror stack comprises at least one individual mirror made of a first material. The... Agent: Astrium Gmbh

20110157732 - Exterior rearview mirror for motor vehicles: An exterior rearview mirror assembly for a motor vehicle is disclosed having a primary mirror and a spotting mirror. Both the primary mirror and the spotting mirror are secured to the same single mirror support, or backing plate. The spotting mirror is snap fit to the backing plate by having... Agent: Smr Patents S.a.r.l.

20110157734 - Motor vehicle having an exterior rearview mirror: A motor vehicle has an exterior rearview mirror, which is fixed to a vehicle door by a mirror baseplate. An opening, through which the mirror baseplate engages, is provided in an outer skin of the vehicle door, and the mirror baseplate is secured by a multi-point support and a central... Agent: Dr. Ing. H.c. F. Porsche Aktiengesellschaft

20110157733 - Node, support frame, system and method: A node for connecting together at least a first support element, a second support element and a third support element of a support frame such as a solar frame which supports solar reflectors. A method for connecting together at least a first support element, a second support element and a... Agent: Werner Extrusion Solutions LLC

  
06/23/2011 > patent applications in patent subcategories. invention type

20110149359 - Illumination device with a filtering device: An illumination device having a filtering device is configured such that the filtering device comprises an optically addressable spatial light modulator with a filtering aperture which is generated by addressing. The position of the filtering aperture within the Fourier plane and/or the size of the filtering aperture is controlled by... Agent: Seereal Technologies S.a.

20110149360 - Optical device for projection of optical beams: An optical device is provided for projecting a light beam. The device comprises a first planar reflector movable about a first axis is disposed in a path of a focused light beam for deflecting the incident light beam; a concave reflective surface fixed in position located in the path of... Agent: Btendo Ltd.

20110149361 - Micro-mirror with electrode spacer: A micro-mirror includes stiffer end sections for limiting curvature, and thin middle sections forming ground electrodes and a hinge. Spacers arc provided beneath the thin middle sections of the micro-mirror for supporting hot electrodes, which attract the ground electrodes for rotating the micro-mirror about a tilt axis. The spacers enable... Agent:

20110149362 - Tiltable mems mirror: A MEMS mirror is disclosed having thickness correlated with the intensity profile of an impinging optical beam, so as to reduce moment of inertia of the MEMS mirror while preserving optical quality of the reflected beam. It is the mirror edges that contribute the most to the moment of inertia,... Agent:

20110149363 - Lidar mean power reduction: A laser radar device adapted to ensure that the output from the laser is eye-safe. A means for applying spatial dither to the output of the laser source, such as a moveable optical arrangement. This causes the point of focus of the transmitted beam to traverse a target area by... Agent: Qinetiq Limited

20110149364 - Optical device and method for its manufacture: An optical device which can operate as a single photon emitter 1, comprising a three dimensional optical cavity 7 which spatially confines a photon to the order of the photon wavelength in all three dimensions. The cavity 7 is configured to define preferred emission direction for photons entering the cavity.... Agent: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba

20110149365 - Wavelength tunable light source: A wavelength tunable light source includes: an optical gain medium generating light; a wavelength tunable filter positioned on a optical path and transmitting or reflecting only a predetermined wavelength generated from and injected into the optical gain medium; a first housing where the optical gain medium and the wavelength tunable... Agent: Electronics And Telecommunications Research Institute

20110149366 - Electrochromic devices: Disclosed are electrochromic devices incorporating electrochromic materials containing a film-forming polymer with a Tg less than 100° C.; a plasticizer; an electrochromophore; an electron mediator; and a salt. Such electrochromic devices can provide light-filtering, color-modulation, or reflectance-modulation in variable transmittance windows, variable-reflectance mirrors and other dynamic glazing applications.... Agent: E.i. Du Pont De Nemours And Company

20110149367 - Electrochromic material: The present invention relates to an electrochromic polymer compound composed of a hyperbranched polymer having electrochromic characteristics derived from a quaternary pyridinium salt, a terephthalic acid diester or a biphenyl-4,4′-diester structure, and a varnish, a thin film structure and an electrochromic device that are obtained by the polymer compound. The... Agent: Nissan Chemical Industries, Ltd.

20110149368 - Photomixer module and terahertz wave generation method thereof: Provided are a photomixer module and a method of generating a terahertz wave. The photomixer module includes a semiconductor optical amplifier amplifying incident laser light and a photomixer that is excited by the amplified laser light to generate a continuous terahertz wave. The photomixer is formed as a single module... Agent: Electronics And Telecommunications Research Institute

20110149369 - Photonic match filter: An optical path is configured to propagate an input optical signal. A plurality of electrodes are configured to produce a plurality of discrete phase shifts on the optical signal. An output optical signal is phase-shifted with respect to the input optical signal by a sum of the plurality of discrete... Agent: Alcatel-lucent Usa, Incorporated

20110149370 - Photonic technique for generating arbitrary waveforms: In a radio frequency (RF)-photonic arbitrary waveform generator (AWG), an optical carrier signal is phase-modulated using an arbitrary waveform optical phase generator (AWPOG), which may include, e.g., sequential optical phase modulators. The phase-modulated optical signal is combined with a version of the optical carrier signal to yield an optical waveform,... Agent: Alcatel-lucent Usa Inc.

20110149371 - Thermochromatic device and thermochromatic display apparatus: A thermochromatic device includes an insulating substrate, a color element, a heating element, a first electrode, and a second electrode. The color element is located on the insulating substrate and includes a color-changeable material. A phase of the color-changeable material is changeable between a crystalline state and an amorphous state.... Agent: Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., Ltd.

20110149372 - Thermochromatic device and thermochromatic display apparatus: A thermochromatic device includes an insulating substrate, a back color layer, a color element, a heating element, a first electrode, and a second electrode. The back color layer is located on the insulating substrate. The color element is located on the back color layer and includes a transparence-changeable material. The... Agent: Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., Ltd.

20110149373 - Thermochromatic device and thermochromatic display apparatus: A thermochromatic device includes an insulating substrate, a color element, a heating element, a first electrode, and a second electrode. The color element is located on the insulating substrate and includes a reversible thermochromatic material. The heating element is located adjacent to the color element and includes a carbon nanotube... Agent: Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., Ltd.

20110149375 - Integrated touch for imod displays using back glass: An interferometric modulator (“IMOD”) display utilizes ambient light and incorporates touch sensing without reducing the amount of ambient light that reaches the MEMS modulators, and without introducing any optical distortion or loss of performance. Electrodes for touch sensing are located at a back glass of the inteferometric display, and are... Agent: Qualcomm Mems Technologies, Inc.

20110149374 - Two-terminal variable capacitance mems device: A two-terminal, variable capacitance device is described that is constructed by connecting multiple MEMS devices having different actuation or “pull in” voltages in parallel.... Agent: Qualcomm Mems Technologies, Inc.

20110149376 - Electro-optical display systems: Electro-optical display systems are disclosed. An electro-optical display system may include a display volume containing a fluid having a plurality of colorant particles; a dielectric layer adjacent the display volume, the dielectric layer including recessed regions configured to contain the plurality of colorant particles; a plurality of electrodes configured to... Agent:

20110149377 - Electro-optical display systems: Electro-optical display systems are disclosed. An electro-optical display system may include a plurality of electrodes; a display volume containing a fluid having a plurality of colorant particles; a layer adjacent to or part of at least one electrode of the plurality of electrodes and configured to at least one of... Agent:

20110149378 - Electrophoretic display device and method for manufacturing the same: Disclosed is an electrophoretic display device and a method for manufacturing the same, which facilitate high reflectivity, high contrast ratio and easy removal of line-shaped spots occurring when a release film is removed from an electrophoretic film. The electrophoretic display device comprising a substrate; a gate line, a data line,... Agent:

20110149379 - Manufacturing method of electronic paper display device and electronic paper display device using the same: s

20110149380 - Electro-optical deflection/modulation: An optical deflector includes multiple voltage-dependent refractive boundaries. Light passes through the refractive boundaries and accumulates a deflection angle. An electrode placed to apply a voltage to the boundaries may be non-uniform to modulate a wavefront as it passes. A scanning laser projector includes the optical deflector to modulate laser... Agent: Microvision, Inc.

20110149382 - Apparatuses and methods for performing gain guiding: A fiber, such as a photonic bandgap fiber, is provided, the fiber including a core and a cladding. The core can extend longitudinally and can have a gain medium configured to provide laser amplification to laser radiation propagating along the core. For example, the gain medium may include a dopant... Agent: University Of North Carolina At Charlotte

20110149381 - Gain-clamped semiconductor optical amplifier: A gain-clamped semiconductor optical amplifier according to the present invention has a pair of DBR areas 2, 3 disposed in sandwiching relation to gain area 1 for amplifying guided light. A portion of a waveguide of gain area 1 comprises MMI waveguide 11.... Agent:

20110149383 - Amplification optical fiber, and optical fiber amplifier and resonator using the same: An amplification optical fiber 50 includes: a core 51; a clad 52 coating the core 51; and an outer clad 53 coating the clad 52, wherein the core 51 has a larger refractive index than the clad 52, the core 51 allows light having a predetermined wavelength to propagate in... Agent: Fujikura Ltd.

20110149384 - Compact photonic crystal fiber source: A system is provided for amplification of laser light, the system having: a plurality of non-silica optical fibers, each the non-silica optical fiber disposed within a sheath; each the non-silica optical fiber being doped with a dopant such that the non-silica fiber has a low non-linear effect; a light source,... Agent: Bae Systems Information & Electronic Systems Integration Inc.

20110149385 - System to control an optical signal: A system to control an optical signal may include a semiconductor laser diode. The system may also include an optical amplifier to receive an optical signal from the semiconductor laser diode. The optical amplifier may be configured to spectrally filter the optical signal.... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation

20110149386 - Optical low pass filter: The present invention relates to a low pass filter including a wave plate capable of modulating incident light serving as image information such that A-polarized light and B-polarized light orthogonal to the A-polarized light are at an equivalent light quantity level over a visible light region, i.e., a transmittance takes... Agent: Asahi Glass Company, Limited

20110149387 - Microscope controller and microscope system provided with microscope controller: A microscope controller includes a touch panel and a CPU having first and second recognition units. The CPU sets a plurality of operation areas including at least first and second operation areas in the display area of the touch panel. The second recognition unit recognizes a difference between the start-of-input... Agent: Olympus Corporation

20110149388 - Operating circuit and control method for a photomultiplier: A operating circuit and control method for protecting a PMT having a photocathode, a plurality of dynodes and an anode against overloading with a shorter reaction time, and to allow it to be switched on again rapidly. For this purpose, a switch is provided for electrically short circuiting the photocathode... Agent: Carl Zeiss Microimaging Gmbh

20110149389 - Polarization preserving projection screen with engineered particle and method for making same: Polarization preserving projection screens provide optimum polarization preservation for 3D viewing. The projection screens additionally provide improved light control for enhanced brightness, uniformity, and contrast for both 2D and 3D systems. Generally, the disclosed method for providing a projection screen comprises embossing at least a first side of a first... Agent: Wavefront Technology, Inc.

20110149390 - Polarization preserving projection screen with engineered pigment and method for making same: Polarization preserving projection screens provide optimum polarization preservation for 3D viewing. The projection screens additionally provide improved light control for enhanced brightness, uniformity, and contrast for both 2D and 3D systems. Generally, the disclosed method for providing a projection screen comprises stripping an optically functional material from a carrier substrate,... Agent:

20110149391 - Optical films enabling autostereoscopy: Optical films used for 3D autostereoscopic displays include lenses on one surface of the optical film that are registered to prisms on the opposing surface of the optical film. The lenses may be a-cylindrical lenses or cylindrical, and the rotation of the lenses can vary with position on the surface... Agent:

20110149392 - Three-dimensional display: A three-dimensional display includes a display panel having a plurality of first pixels arranged in the odd row, and a plurality of second pixels arranged in the even row. Each first pixel has a first and a second transparent regions and a first semiconductor pattern. Each second pixel has a... Agent: Au Optronics Corporation

20110149393 - Polycyclic organic compounds, polarizing elements and method of production thereof: This invention relates to polycyclic organic compounds of a general structural formula (I): wherein Y is a predominantly planar polycyclic system being at least partially aromatic, W1, W2, and W3 are different groups providing solubility in an organic solvent, and sum n1+n2+n3 is 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7,... Agent: Crysoptic Kk

20110149394 - Thermal management for a solid immersion lens objective in optical probing: Thermal management for a solid immersion lens is described. In one example, a system includes a solid immersion lens objective, a solid immersion lens tip assembly optically coupled to the objective, and a heat exchanger thermally coupled to the objective. The system may also or alternatively include a dry purge... Agent:

20110149395 - Compound mold and structured surface articles containing geometric structures with compound faces and method of making same: Structured surface articles such as molds or sheeting are formed on a compound substrate including a machined substrate and a replicated substrate. In one embodiment, the structured surface is a cube corner element on a compound substrate. In another embodiment, the structured surface is a geometric structure that has a... Agent: 3m Innovative Properties Company

20110149396 - Reflective lens with reflective sheeting: A retroreflector or simple reflector assembly mounted to a road, the assembly comprising a lens having a rear surface, a shell having an outer surface, the lens mounted on the outer surface of the shell, and a reflective or retroreflective sheeting disposed between the rear surface of the lens and... Agent:

20110149397 - Achromatic lens system and optical apparatus: An achromatic lens system is provided with a cemented resin lens having positive refractive power constructed by a resin lens L11 having positive refractive power cemented with a resin lens L12 having negative refractive power, and a close-contact multi-layer type diffractive optical element L11E, the diffractive optical element L11E being... Agent: Nikon Vision Co., Ltd.

20110149398 - Instant messaging method-much faster than light communication: Consider the simplified schematic that follows. Because the optical switch is very close to the input side detector, only at the last instant of time does the photon decide to flow to the right-side output detector, with either certainty or just with 50% probability, depending on the setting of the... Agent:

20110149399 - Anti-reflection structure and method for fabricating the same: The embodiment provides an antireflection structure and a method for fabricating the same. The antireflection structure includes a substrate having a plurality of protruding structures adjacent to one another, thereby allowing light to transmit through. And a dielectric structural layer covers a plurality of the protruding structures.... Agent: National Taiwan University

20110149400 - Process for preparing multilayers with an ordered mesoporous structure, material obtained in this manner, and use: The present invention relates to a process for producing multilayers formed by thin mesoporous films of oxides or hybrid organic/inorganic materials by means of a combination of sol-gel methods, self-assembly of surfactants and selective functionalization of the surfaces of the pores. Each of the constituent layers has a chemical composition,... Agent: Consejo Nacional De Investigaciones Cientificas Y Tecnicas

20110149401 - Skylight collimator with multiple stages: A non-specular skylight collimator has at least two axially successive collimator segments from top to bottom, with the segments becoming successively less flared from top to bottom. A skylight diffuser assembly typically covers the open end of the bottom segment.... Agent: Solatube International, Inc.

20110149403 - Anti-reflection film and display device including the same, and manufacturing method of anti-reflection film and master film therefor: An anti-reflection film and a display device including the same, and a manufacturing method of an anti-reflection film and a master film therefor. The anti-reflection film includes an anti-glare and anti-reflection layer, a surface of the anti-glare and anti-reflection layer having an anti-glare pattern for scattering incident light and an... Agent:

20110149402 - Diffusion film and preparation process thereof: The present invention relates to a diffusion film comprising a substrate with a convex-concave microstructure layer on at least one side of the substrate wherein the diffusion film has a haze of no less than 5% and a total light transmittance of no less than 50% as measured according to... Agent: Eternal Chemical Co., Ltd.

20110149404 - Lens array, light emitting diode head, exposure device, image forming apparatus, and image reading apparatus: where P is a pitch of the lenses, F is a focal length of each of the lenses, LO is a distance between an object surface and each of the lenses, and RA is a distance between the optical axis and an inner surface of the aperture.... Agent:

20110149405 - Method and apparatus for manufacturing a security document comprising a lenticular array and blurred pixel tracks: A method of manufacturing a display device, in particular a security document, includes providing m images of an object, wherein m is at least equal to 2, dividing each image into n sets adjacent arrays (l1,1, l1,2 . . . l1,n), . . . , (lm1, lm2, . . .... Agent: Sagem Identifcation Bv

20110149406 - Liquid lens: A liquid lens including at least two phase liquids covered with a protection member having transparent portions allowing transmission of light includes an elastic film configured to separate the at least two phase liquids within the protection member, a connection portion configured to connect the protection member to the elastic... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

20110149408 - Compact polymer lens: The invention relates to an optical element having adjustable focal length comprising a first transparent layer having a chosen flexibility and being provided with a piezoelectric layer adapted to contract upon the application of an electrical voltage and thus bend the first transparent layer, the piezoelectric layer being symmetrically positioned... Agent: Sinvent As

20110149410 - Electroactive optical device: An electroactive optical device, in particular an electroactive lens, comprising an optical element (1) as well as an electroactive element (2) is described. The optical element (1) is an elastic solid, such as a gel or a polymer. The electroactive element (2) comprises a plurality of compliant electrodes (3a-3e) stacked... Agent: Optotune Ag

20110149409 - Polymer lens: The invention relates to an optical element having adjustable focal length, and a method for producing an optical element. The optical element comprising a first transparent layer and a transparent soft polymer having a chosen refractive index situated thereon, said layer being made from a material having a chosen flexibility,... Agent: Sinvent As

20110149407 - Rugged variable focus liquid lenses and actuators for actuation of liquid lenses: An optical device (100) includes a housing having a hydrophobic top surface (108), a bottom surface and a first cavity (104), wherein the cavity has inwardly curved walls. A first fluid (110) having a first meniscus is disposed within the first cavity. A first control means (112) is coupled with... Agent: Agency For Science, Technology And Research

20110149411 - Zoom lens: A zoom lens having less distortion and exhibiting good imaging performance is provided. A zoom lens includes a first lens unit provided at the extremity of an enlargement conjugate side and having a negative refractive power, and a final lens unit provided at the extremity of a reduction conjugate side... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

20110149412 - Zoom lens, optical apparatus with the zoom lens, and method of manufacturing zoom lens: z

20110149413 - System for providing two position zoom-focus: A system for providing a two-position zoom-focus capability in a video inspection device comprising, in one embodiment, a focus lens cell and primary aperture attached to a set of fixed rails and connected to a zoom lens cell. In one embodiment, the focus lens cell is moveable into a first... Agent:

20110149414 - Zoom lens: A zoom lens includes a lens, a shutter-aperture, a moving barrel and a resisting ring. The lens includes a curved surface. The shutter-aperture includes a diaphragm for allowing light rays passing through and at least three blind holes. The moving barrel includes a bottom plate, a securing portion for securing... Agent: Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., Ltd.

20110149415 - Imaging lens: Provided is an imaging lens, including a first lens having positive (+) refractive power; a second lens having negative (−) refractive power; a third lens having negative (−) refractive power; a fourth lens having negative (−) refractive power; and a fifth lens having positive (+) refractive power in order from... Agent: Lg Innotek Co., Ltd.

20110149416 - Imaging lens: o

20110149417 - Lens module: A lens barrel forming a substantially annular positioning portion on the inner surface thereof is provided. As such, a lens received in the lens barrel can be positioned by the positioning portion to a predetermined longitudinal position of the lens barrel and to be coaxial with the lens to form... Agent: Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., Ltd.

20110149418 - Fresnel optical element and optical system using the same: A Fresnel optical element has a plurality of slopes that refract or reflect light, and the variation of the slope angle between adjacent slopes is constant.... Agent:

20110149419 - Lens module: A lens module includes a lens and an opaque plate. The lens is received in the main body, and includes an imaging portion and a non-imaging portion surrounding the imaging portion. An annular flange is extended upward from the image-side surface of the non-imaging portion. The flange and the image-side... Agent: Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., Ltd.

20110149420 - Lens barrel and image capturing device: Provided is a lens barrel including a subject-side lens guided by guide bars, comprising a first guide shaft that is disposed within a cylindrical fixed cylinder and oriented along an axial direction of the fixed cylinder; a second guide shaft that is disposed outside the fixed cylinder and oriented along... Agent: Nikon Corporation

20110149421 - Lens actuating module: Disclosed herein is a lens actuating module. In the lens actuating module, a housing has an installation space therein. A lens barrel is disposed in the installation space of the housing. The lens barrel includes a lens. An actuating means is provided at a first position in the installation space... Agent:

20110149422 - Lens barrel and camera system: A lens barrel includes an oscillatory wave motor which drives a lens; a manual connection ring which is operated manually to cause the lens to move along an optical axis; a slip ring which is in contact with the manual connection ring; a roller which is in contact with the... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

20110149423 - Method for producing a non-plane element: This method for producing a non-plane comprises fitting a flexible component onto a carrier by means of hybridization columns, each column having a first height and including a volume of solder material formed between two surfaces wettable by said solder material added to the flexible component and to the carrier... Agent: Commissariat A L'energie Atomique Et Aux Energies Alternatives

  
06/16/2011 > patent applications in patent subcategories. invention type

20110141536 - Optical scanning device and image forming apparatus: An optical scanning device includes: a light source including a plurality of light-emitting elements; a deflector that defects light beams output from the light source; a scanning optical system that condenses the light beams deflected on the deflector onto a surface to be scanned, and includes at least one resin... Agent:

20110141537 - Light scanning apparatus: In the light scanning apparatus, flatness of a mirror section can be improved. The light scanning apparatus comprises: a substrate having an opening part; a mirror section being located in the opening part of the substrate, the mirror section having side parts, which are held by a beam; and a... Agent:

20110141538 - Drive device: It is aimed to provide a drive device capable of realizing appropriate rotation of a driven body about a plurality of drive axes by a drive element while preventing the drive device from requiring higher performance and becoming intricate, and thus leading to higher power consumption and higher cost. In... Agent: Konica Minolta Opto, Inc.

20110141539 - Multiphase liquid composition for low voltage electrowetting device: A multi-phase liquid composition comprising a conductive liquid and a non-conductive liquid, said liquids being non miscible, wherein the conductive liquid comprises more than 90% up to 99.9% by weight of a first component having a surface tension above 45 mN/m and comprising water, salt and at least one freezing... Agent: Varioptic

20110141540 - Method for generating two optical pulses with a variable, time pulse interval: m

20110141541 - Active chiral photonic metamaterial: An active chiral photonic metamaterial having a dynamically controllable photonic material parameter is employed in a system and a method of polarization rotation. The active chiral photonic metamaterial includes a first chiral photonic element formed in a first metal layer, a second chiral photonic element formed in a second metal... Agent:

20110141543 - Mirror assembly for vehicle: An interior rearview mirror assembly for a vehicle includes a mirror reflective element having a glass substrate with first and second surfaces and a circumferential edge along the periphery of the glass substrate. The mirror reflective element includes a mirror reflector established at a surface of the mirror reflective element... Agent: Donnelly Corporation

20110141542 - Rearview mirror assembly for vehicle: A rearview mirror assembly includes an electrochromic reflective element having a front substrate and a rear substrate and an electrochromic medium sandwiched therebetween. The reflective element includes a resin material disposed at least at a portion of a fourth surface of the rear substrate. While the resin material is in... Agent: Donnelly Corporation

20110141544 - Electrochromic display device: Disclosed is an electrochromic display device, including, a first substrate, first electrodes provided on an upper surface of the first substrate, a second substrate provided to be opposed to the first substrate above the first substrate, the second substrate being formed of a transparent material, second electrodes provided on an... Agent: Funai Electric Co., Ltd.

20110141545 - Tri wavelength interference modulator and a method for modulation: The present invention relates to a tri wavelength interference modulator (TWIM) and a method of tri wavelength interference modulation. The tri wavelength interference modulator includes: a stationary substrate with a bottom electrode plate formed on top of the stationary substrate; a first electrode plate comprising a first suspended beam suspended... Agent: Shanghai Lexvu Opto Microelectronics Technology Co., Ltd.

20110141546 - Tunable nanowire resonant cavity for optical modulation: A resonant cavity with tunable nanowire. The resonant cavity includes a substrate. The substrate is coupleable to an optical resonator structure. The resonant cavity also includes a plurality of nanowires formed on the substrate. The plurality of nanowires is actuated in response to an application of energy.... Agent:

20110141547 - Backlight utilizing desiccant light turning array: An interferometric display comprises a backlight with light extraction features formed from a desiccant material within the display. A light source is positioned at one or more edges or corners of the back glass, and the desiccant based features patterned in or on the back glass remove unwanted moisture and... Agent: Qualcomm Mems Technologies, Inc.

20110141548 - Electro-wetting display panel: An electro-wetting display panel including an active device array substrate, a dielectric layer, a wall structure, a first liquid containing dyes, a second liquid, and an opposite substrate is provided. The active device array substrate includes a substrate, scan lines, data lines, and pixels. The pixels are electrically connected with... Agent: Au Optronics Corporation

20110141549 - Light modulation device and projector: A light modulation device that modulates an incident luminous flux according to image information to form an image, includes: a light modulation section that is disposed in each of pixels constituting the image, wherein the light modulation section includes a condensing lens that concentrates the incident luminous flux, a shutter... Agent: Seiko Epson Corporation

20110141550 - Protection circuit, substrate for electro-optical device, electro-optical device, electrophoretic display device, electronic apparatus, and manufacturing method of electro-optical device: A protection circuit includes: a first electrode; a second electrode; and an ionic material which comes into contact with the first electrode and the second electrode, wherein when a given difference in potential is generated between the first electrode and the second electrode, an electric current flows between the first... Agent: Seiko Epson Corporation

20110141551 - Illumination device and display device: An illumination device is provided and includes: a light guide member; a light source provided on one or more side faces of the light guide member; and a light modulating element including a pair of transparent substrates disposed to oppose each other with a gap therebetween, a first electrode provided... Agent: Sony Corporation

20110141552 - Automatic measurement and gain control of distributed raman amplifiers: Apparatus and method for gain measurement and control of a Distributed Raman Amplifier (DRA). Various embodiments of the apparatus include a detection unit operative to measure, during operation of the DRA, the optical power of a filtered component of the light entering the DRA from the transmission fiber and a... Agent: Red-c Optical Networks Ltd.

20110141553 - Raman amplifier, optical repeater, and raman amplification method: A Raman amplifier according to the present invention comprises a plurality of pumping means using semiconductor lasers of Fabry-Perot, DFB, or DBR type or MOPAs, and pumping lights outputted from the pumping means have different central wavelengths, and interval between the adjacent central wavelength is greater than 6 nm and... Agent: Furukawa Electric Co., Ltd.

20110141554 - Method and arrangement for the rapid adjustment of the tilt of optical wdm signals: A tilt correction pump laser is injected into an optical fiber in an opposite direction of the transmission direction of a wavelength multiplex signal and an optical isolator or filter is provided to block the tilt correction signal in order to restrict the effective fiber length for the tilt correction... Agent: Nokia Siemens Networks Oy

20110141555 - Auto-cladded large-core optical fibers: Embodiments of auto-cladded optical fibers are described. The fibers may have a refractive index profile having a small relative refractive index change. For example, the fiber may include an auto-cladded structure having, e.g., a trough or gradient in the refractive index profile. A beam of light propagating in the fiber... Agent: Imra America, Inc.

20110141556 - Systems having optical absorption layer for mid and long wave infrared and methods for making the same: An optical system according to one embodiment includes a substrate; and an optical absorption layer coupled to the substrate, wherein the optical absorption layer comprises a layer of diamond-like carbon, wherein the optical absorption layer absorbs at least 50% amid wave infrared light (3-5 μm wavelength) and at least 50%... Agent:

20110141557 - Laser scan confocal microscope: Fluorescence is generated from an irradiated point on an inspection surface of a sample and the fluorescence is collected by an objective lens. Here, because of the magnification chromatic aberration of the objective lens 86, the fluorescence going out from the objective lens travels along a path shifted from the... Agent: Nikon Corporation

20110141558 - Spherical aberration correction for non-descanned applications: Spherical aberration is the primary cause of lose of signal while imaging deeper into a sample. Spherical aberration is corrected in the imaging path of a non-descanned detection system (such as a multi-photon microscope). This corrects the illumination spot for artifacts caused by imaging deep into a sample. One exemplary... Agent: Intelligent Imaging Innovations, Inc.

20110141559 - Screen unit: A screen unit includes: a screen having a first side, a second side, and a pair of crossing sides which cross the first side and the second side; a winding shaft holding the first side and functioning as a shaft around which the screen is wound; a supporting portion supporting... Agent: Seiko Epson Corporation

20110141560 - 3-dimensional display device: A 3-Dimensional display device having an optical plate: The 3D display device includes: at least one optical plate wherein the optical plate has a plurality of segments disposed with a predetermined incline and a predetermined interval; and a display panel aligned with the optical plate and that includes pixels, wherein... Agent: Korea Institute Of Science And Technology

20110141561 - Color filter array using dichroic filter: A color filter array may include a plurality of pixels and control a pass wavelength band of the plurality of pixels using a dichroic filter that passes light of a specific wavelength range and blocks the rest of wavelengths. The pass wavelength band of the plurality of pixels may be... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20110141562 - Lens cleaning mechanism, projection lens, and projection type display device: A lens cleaning mechanism according to the present invention comprises: a cleaning unit (1a) that covers a standby area being a part of the surface of a front lens element (11), as the standby area is pressed, the cleaning unit (1a) being rotationally moved along the surface of the front... Agent:

20110141563 - Reflective structure: An improved reflective structure utilizing a water transfer printing means for adhesion onto an object in a detachable/non-detachable manner includes a substrate, an isolation layer, an ink layer and a cover layer. The substrate is used for adhesion onto an object, and the isolation layer (an essential oil) is disposed... Agent:

20110141564 - Lens actuator: A lens actuator includes a cylindrical carrier having a hollow for accommodating a lens, the hollow being formed in a first direction; a driving yoke for housing the carrier; a base for holding the yoke thereon; a driving magnet and a driving coil, which are fixed either to the outer... Agent: Panasonic Corporation

20110141565 - Position controller for optical element: A position controller includes a movable member which holds the optical element and supported by a support member to be linearly movable from an anti-shake driving range in which the optical element is positioned on an optical axis to a removed position outside of the anti-shake driving range, an electromagnetic... Agent: Hoya Corporation

20110141566 - Position controller for optical element: A position controller for an optical element of an optical system includes a first movable member supported by a support member to be movable relative thereto in a first direction orthogonal to an optical axis, a second movable member which holds the optical element and is supported by the first... Agent: Hoya Corporation

20110141567 - Selective diffractive optical element and a system including the same: A selective diffractive optical element includes a first diffractive region having a first design on a first surface of a substrate, and a second diffractive region having a second design on the first surface of the substrate, the first and second designs being different, wherein, by altering a position of... Agent:

20110141568 - Half mirror and process for producing same: A half mirror has a shape on a substrate and excels in appearance and design and is fabricated by a method. The method includes forming an organic film by applying, onto a transparent substrate or film, a primer composition containing an addition-polymerizable compound having three or more reactive groups, an... Agent: Omron Corporation

20110141569 - Multi-spectral super-pixel filters and methods of formation: Multi-spectral filter elements and methods of formation are disclosed. Each multi-spectral filter element may include a plurality of sub-filters that are, in some embodiments, each adapted to respond to electromagnetic radiation within respective ones of a plurality of spectral bands. A method embodiment includes forming an optical cavity layer. Volume... Agent: Raytheon Company

20110141570 - Direct and indirect light diffusing devices and methods: Some embodiments provide a daylighting apparatus comprising an internally reflective tube configured to direct daylight from a first end of the tube to a second end of the tube opposite the first end. A diffuser can be positioned at the second end of the tube. The diffuser can comprise a... Agent:

20110141571 - Light-shading and privacy hood: Described is a shader for an electronic device, the shader having back, left, right, and top panels, first and second side extenders, and upper, lower, left, and right attachments by which the shader may be removably attached to the electronic device and arranged so that the back panel lays against... Agent:

20110141572 - Display device, notably for a motor vehicle: The present invention relates to a display device, notably for a motor vehicle, comprising a projection module for generating an image for the purpose of a projection in the normal direction of looking of a user of the display device on an optical path, the display device comprising a reflection... Agent: Johnson Control Technology Company

20110141573 - Rear attachment lens and image-forming optical system using the same: A rear attachment lens detachably attached to an image side of a main lens system to change a focal length of an entire system so as to become longer than a focal length of the main lens system includes one or more positive lenses GMp. One among the one or... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

20110141575 - Zoom lens system, optical apparatus equipped with zoom lens system and method for zooming zoom lens system: A zoom lens system ZL mounted in an electronic still camera 1 etc is constructed to include, in order from an object side, a first lens group G1 having negative refractive power and a second lens group G2 having positive refractive power, in which the second lens group G2 has... Agent:

20110141574 - Zoom lens, optical apparatus and method for manufacturing zoom lens: A zoom lens includes, in order from an object side along an optical axis: a first lens group G1 having negative refractive power; a second lens group G2 having positive refractive power; and a third lens group G3 having positive refractive power. Upon zooming from a wide-angle end state to... Agent:

20110141576 - Lens optical system and digital camera module including the same: A lens optical system includes a first optical system which includes, in order from an object side to an image side along an optical axis, a first lens group having a positive refractive power and including a first reflection member to redirect an optical path of light representing an object... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20110141577 - Zoom lens and image pickup apparatus including the same: A zoom lens includes, in order from an object-side to an image-plane-side: a positive first lens unit; a negative second lens unit; a stop; a positive third lens unit; a negative fourth lens unit; and a positive fifth lens unit, wherein: during zooming, the first lens unit moves along a... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

20110141578 - Zoom lens, camera apparatus, information device and mobile information terminal apparatus: A zoom lens includes a first lens group having a positive refractive power, a second lens group having a negative refractive power, an aperture stop, a third lens group having a positive refractive power, and a fourth lens group having a positive refractive power, which are disposed in order from... Agent:

20110141579 - Miniature zoom lens system: A miniature zoom lens system comprises three lens groups having four lenses in total. The first lens group has negative power and is fixed. The second lens group has positive power and includes two lenses. An aperture is furnished in front of and movable with the second lens group. The... Agent:

20110141580 - Image pickup apparatus having lens barrel: An image pickup apparatus includes a lens barrel. The lens barrel is configured to move first and second optical units in an optical axis direction for zooming. The lens barrel includes a linear movement cylinder that includes a key configured to guide the first optical unit, a rotation cylinder that... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

20110141581 - Imaging lens: Provided is an imaging lens, the imaging lens including in an orderly way from an object side, a first lens including an incidence surface having a positive (+) refractive power and incident with light, a reflecting surface reflecting the incident light and an exit surface outputting the reflected light; a... Agent: Lg Innotek Co., Ltd.

20110141582 - Camera, handlens, and microscope optical system for imaging and coupled optical spectroscopy: An optical system comprising two lens cells, each lens cell comprising multiple lens elements, to provide imaging over a very wide image distance and within a wide range of magnification by changing the distance between the two lens cells. An embodiment also provides scannable laser spectroscopic measurements within the field-of-view... Agent:

20110141583 - Imaging lens, optical apparatus and method for forming image using this imaging lens: An imaging lens includes a first lens group having a positive refractive power, an aperture stop, and a second lens group having a positive refractive power, which are disposed in order from an object. The first lens group has a first lens component having a negative refractive power and a... Agent: Nikon Corporation

20110141584 - Lens actuator module: A lens actuator module includes a lens assembly with an optical centerline and a clear aperture, a bearing guide integrated adjacent to the clear aperture with the centerline of motion substantially parallel to the optical centerline, a linear actuator with a preloaded frictional contact point that moves the lens along... Agent: New Scale Technologies

20110141585 - Lens module: A lens module includes a base, and first and second lens units. The base defines a receiving space, and has two spaced-apart through holes for fluid communication of the receiving space with an area external to the base. The first lens unit is disposed within the receiving space, and defines... Agent: Lite-on Technology Corp.

20110141586 - Lens barrel, lens driving apparatus, camera, and mobile information terminal: A lens barrel includes a plurality of lens groups each having at least one lens; a plurality of lens retaining frames which retain a corresponding one of the plurality of lens groups; a telescopic cylinder containing therein the plurality of lens groups and the plurality of lens retaining frames; a... Agent:

20110141587 - Twin-actuator configuration for a camera module: Systems and methods for camera modules having a movable lens barrel, allowing a maximum lens diameter with minimal outside dimensions are disclosed. At least two actuators are moving the lens barrel. Each actuator is deployed in a separate corner of the camera module. In a first embodiment of the invention... Agent: Digital Imaging Systems Gmbh

20110141588 - Optical device and lens collision preventing method thereof: An optical device includes a lens, a driving unit, a control unit, a frame, and a boundary detecting unit. The lens has a metal barrel. The control unit is electrically connected to the driving unit, to control a movement thereof. The frame has an inner wall. The frame defines a... Agent: Asia Optical Co., Inc.

20110141589 - Lens barrel: A lens barrel includes an optical system, a first frame, a second frame, a third frame, a rectilinear frame and a cam frame. The first frame supports the optical system. The second frame supports the optical system and restricts rotation of the first frame about an optical axis of the... Agent: Panasonic Corporation

20110141591 - Common base for manually retractable and electrically retractable vehicle door mirrors, manually retractable vehicle door mirror, electrically retractable vehicle door mirror, and method for selectively manufacturing manually retractable/electrically retr: The present invention provides a base which can be used for both manually retractable vehicle door mirror in which a shaft is placed on a rotating side and electrically retractable vehicle door mirror in which a shaft is placed on a stationary side. A base includes a car body fixing... Agent: Murakami Corporation

20110141590 - Door mirror and assembly method therefor: The present invention provides a door mirror and assembly method therefor with improved assembly performance. A housing support member, housing, and base of a manually retractable door mirror are assembled using screws, a coil spring, and a plate. During assembly, the housing support member is supported in an upside-down position... Agent: Murakami Corporation

20110141592 - Manually retractable vehicle door mirror: The present invention provides a manually retractable vehicle door mirror which can reduce the number of parts and improve efficiency of assembly operations as well as provide large bearing capacity at a location outwardly away from a shaft location to bear bending moments acting on a housing support member due... Agent: Murakami Corporation

20110141593 - Method and apparatus for avoiding a collision of an object with a first vehicle door of a stationary vehicle: A method and apparatus are provided for avoidance of a possible collision of an object with a first vehicle door of a stationary vehicle. The method includes, but is not limited to determining at least one first parameter of the vehicle, with the first parameter characterizing the stationary state of... Agent: Gm Global Technology Operations, Inc.

20110141594 - Reflective objective: A reflective objective is disclosed, in which essentially all the optical power is in a single, off-axis, concave mirror, which is oriented generally perpendicular to the central axis of the objective. An incident beam is directed to and from the concave mirror by a pair of flat mirrors, so that... Agent: Rudolph Technologies, Inc.

20110141595 - Mirror adaptor mount: A mirror adapter mounting device formed of a substantially rigid mounting base portion with one surface thereof comprising a wedge-shaped receiver slot, and a different surface thereof comprising a wedge-shaped coupler; a part-spherical ball coupler; and an arm projected from the mounting base portion and presenting the ball coupler adjacent... Agent:

20110141596 - High reflection ratio material: A high reflection ratio material has: a surface layer having a resin layer with an adhesive; a glass bead layer disposed over the surface layer, wherein the glass bead layer having at least one glass beads disposed apart from; the primer layer disposed over the glass bead layer and used... Agent:

  
06/09/2011 > patent applications in patent subcategories. invention type

20110134496 - Security element and method for producing a security element: The invention relates to a method for producing a security element (55) and to a security element (55) in the form of a multilayered film body having a top side facing the observer. The security element (55) has a volume hologram layer, in which a volume hologram is recorded, which... Agent: Leonhard Kurz Stiftung & Co. Kg

20110134497 - Hologram generating device and hologram printer: [Solving means] The hologram generating device includes an object light generation means 102 for generating object light 12) in a first polarization direction, a reference light generation means 103 for generating reference light 122 in a second polarization direction intersecting with the first polarization direction at right angle, an irradiation... Agent: Optware Corporation

20110134498 - Headup display device and method for controlling the same: A reflection unit reflects an image indicated on an indicator and projects the image on a combiner to indicate a virtual image of the image at a position viewable for a user. A stepping motor rotates the reflection unit to move the virtual image continuously in a predetermined section of... Agent: Denso Corporation

20110134499 - Laser projector: A two-dimensional image is displayed on a screen (SC) by scanning the screen (SC) two-dimensionally with light beams from a laser light source (1) that are deflected to orthogonally-intersecting first and second scanning directions by means of a mirror (10) in a deflection apparatus (3). The deflection apparatus (3) is... Agent: Konica Minolta Opto, Inc.

20110134500 - Optical scanning device and image forming apparatus: An optical scanning device includes a coupling optical system, a light source including a plurality of light emitting units for emitting light beams, and a deflector including a deflecting surface for deflecting the light beams. The coupling optical system is arranged on an optical path between the light source and... Agent:

20110134501 - Optical scanning device and image forming apparatus including the same: One embodiment of an optical scanning device according to the present invention is directed to an optical scanning device comprising an overfilled optical system in which an incoming beam of a light beam from a light source formed wider than a width in a rotation direction of a reflective surface... Agent: Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha

20110134502 - Micromechanical component, device for beam deflection of monochromatic light, and spectrometer: A micromechanical component includes a micromechanical unidimensional optical lattice structure for diffracting an incident light beam, and a linear drive connected to the lattice structure for compressing and/or stretching the lattice structure in the plane of the lattice structure. The lattice structure is of elastic design with regard to a... Agent:

20110134503 - Method of manufacturing smart panel and smart panel: A method of manufacturing a smart panel and a smart panel. A method of manufacturing a smart panel includes spraying a coating solution including a thermochromic material and a silicon oxide on a surface of a transparent substrate, and drying the coating solution to form a coating film on the... Agent:

20110134504 - Micro-electro-mechanical system tiltable lens: A tiltable micro-electro-mechanical (MEMS) system lens comprises a microscopic lens located on a front surface of a semiconductor-on-insulator (SOI) substrate and a semiconductor rim surrounding the periphery of the microscopic lens. Two horizontal semiconductor beams located at different heights are provided within a top semiconductor layer. The microscopic lens may... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation

20110134505 - Electromechanical system having a dielectric movable membrane: An electromechanical device includes a partially reflective and partially transmissive layer and a movable functional element. The movable functional element includes a patterned flexible dielectric layer and a reflective layer mechanically coupled to the flexible dielectric layer. The patterned flexible dielectric layer is configured to flex in response to voltages... Agent: Qualcomm Mems Technologies, Inc.

20110134506 - Display device: There is provided a display device including: an electrophoretic display element including, plural types of particles, each of the respective plural types of particles being charged with the same polarity, differing in optical properties, and differing in either in migration speed and/or electric field threshold value for moving, a translucent... Agent: Fuji Xerox Co., Ltd.

20110134508 - Electrophoretic liquid and display device using electrophoretic liquid: An electrophoretic liquid is disclosed that includes first particles that have the property of scattering light over an entire visible range and are positively or negatively charged; second particles that have the property of absorbing light of a specific wavelength range in the visible range and scattering light of ranges... Agent:

20110134507 - Multilayer light modulator: A method in accordance with particular embodiments includes receiving an electrical control signal. The method further includes adjusting a reflectance of a light modulating stack comprising a plurality of layers by changing the relative location of a plurality of electrophoretic particles with respect to the remainder of the light modulating... Agent: Raytheon Company

20110134509 - Wavelength conversion element and method for manufacturing wavelength conversion element: A wavelength conversion element having an improved property-maintaining life and a method for manufacturing the wavelength conversion element are provided. A wavelength conversion element 10a has an optical waveguide 13. The wavelength of incoming light 101 input from one end 13a of the optical waveguide 13 is converted and outgoing... Agent: Sumitomo Electric Industries ,ltd.

20110134510 - Despeckling apparatus and method: An apparatus and method that reduces laser speckle by using stimulated Raman scattering in an optical fiber. The fiber core diameter and length are selected to achieve a desired output color. An adjustable despeckler is formed by combining two optical fibers in parallel and adjusting the amount of light in... Agent: Laser Light Engines

20110134512 - Double clad fiber laser device: Provided is a double clad fiber device. The double clad fiber device includes a double clad fiber, a pump combiner, at least one first laser diode, and at least one second laser diode. The double clad fiber includes a core and a clad. The pump combiner provides pump light to... Agent: Electronics And Telecommunications Research Institute

20110134511 - Off axis walk off multi-pass amplifiers: The various laser architectures described herein provide increased gain of optical energy as well as compensation of optical phase distortions in a thin disk gain medium. An optical amplifier presented herein provides for scalable high energy extraction and gains based on a number of passes of the signal beam through... Agent:

20110134513 - Optical device module: Provided is an optical device module that can improve miniaturization and integration. The optical device module includes a semiconductor optical amplifier having a buried structure and including a first active layer buried in a clad layer disposed on a first substrate, an optical modulator in which a sidewall of a... Agent: Electronics And Telecommunications Research Institute

20110134514 - Flexible substrate having electrical and optical functions: A flexible substrate having electrical and optical functions. The substrate includes a planar non-conductive film. The substrate also includes a seed layer on a first region of the film for fabrication of conductive traces to couple to an electro-optical component disposed adjacent the first region. The substrate further includes a... Agent:

20110134515 - Omnidirectional uv-ir reflector: The present invention provides an omnidirectional ultraviolet (UV)-infrared (IR) reflector. The omnidirectional UV-IR reflector includes a multilayer stack having at least three layers, the at least three layers having at least one first index of refraction material A1 and at least one second index of refraction layer B1. The at... Agent: Toyota Motor Corporation

20110134516 - Microscope system: Disclosed herein is a microscope system. The microscope system includes a culture unit for holding and cultivating a specimen while maintaining constant temperature and humidity; a stage for holding the culture unit; a first light-converging optical system for converging illumination light emitted from a light source on the specimen; a... Agent: Olympus Corporation

20110134517 - Microscope controller and microscope system comprising microscope controller: In a microscope controller by which is performed an operation for controlling an operation of each of a plurality of electric units included in a microscope system, the control unit establishes a plurality of functional areas in the display region of the touch panel as regions for making operable the... Agent: Olympus Corporation

20110134518 - Surgical microscope system: Only a front end part 16 of a surgical microscope 15 is turned in a left-right direction X around a main axis S, so that an observation angle of a surgical site T is freely changed in the left-right direction. Even if the observation angle is changed, the orientation of... Agent: Mitaka Kohki Co., Ltd.

20110134519 - Imaging distal end of multimode fiber: Where a multimode fiber is used for light delivery in a microscope system and a transverse distribution of light exiting a distal end of the fiber is substantially uniform, the distal end is imaged onto a plane of a sample to be probed by the microscope system, or at a... Agent: Spectral Applied Research Inc.

20110134520 - Optical isolation module and method for utilizing the same: According to one embodiment, an optical isolation module comprises first and second linear polarizers, a Faraday rotator situated between the first and second linear polarizers and a transmissive element including a half-wave plate also situated between the first and second linear polarizers. In one embodiment, a method for performing optical... Agent: Advanced Micro Devices, Inc.

20110134521 - Dual-mode raster point scanning/light sheet illumination microscope: An apparatus for and method of performing light sheet microscopy (LISH) and light scanning microscopy (RAPS) in a single device are provided. The dual-mode imaging microscope allows for the use of both LISH and RAPS in a single instrument. This dual-mode device will allow researchers to have access to both... Agent: California Institute Of Technology

20110134522 - Tilting, retractable screen device for tables: Tilting, retractable screen device for tables, which comprises means for guiding the screen between a substantially vertical concealed position in which the screen is located under the surface of the table and a use position in which the screen projects from said surface, in which the guide means are configured... Agent: Albiral Display Solutions, S.l.

20110134523 - Dual pulsed light generation apparatus and method for dual pulsed lights generation thereof: A dual pulsed light generation apparatus including a polarization beam splitter (PBS), a first polarization reflector, and a second polarization reflector is provided. The PBS has a first plane, a second plane, and a dividing interface located between the first plane and the second plane. The PBS is located in... Agent: Industrial Technology Research Institute

20110134524 - Birefringent material: An artificial birefringent element having a repeating unit comprising at least first and second layers alternatively stacked, the first and second layers being formed of materials having different refractive indices.... Agent: Heriot-watt University

20110134525 - Dual-beam laser processing system: A system for forming two laser processing beams with controlled stability at a target specimen work surface includes first and second mutually coherent laser beams propagating along separate first and second beam paths that are combined to perform an optical property adjustment. The combined laser beams are separated into third... Agent:

20110134526 - Water-resistant polarizing film, process for producing water-resistant polarizing film, and image display device: A water-resistant polarizing film of the present invention contains an organic colorant having an anionic group and a non-cyclic compound having 2 to 5 nitrogen atoms. The non-cyclic compound is a linear aliphatic diamine or a salt thereof and more preferably an aliphatic diamine having 2 to 8 carbon atoms... Agent: Nitto Denko Corporation

20110134527 - Foldable delineator: A foldable delineator comprises: a fixing plate (100) installed at a guardrail or a protective wall and having one or more first hinge coupling portions (110) formed by bending corners thereof; a pivotal plate (200) at which a reflective panel fixing frame (30) to which a reflective panel (10) is... Agent: I An C&s Co., Ltd.

20110134528 - Position controller for optical element: A position controller for an optical element includes a movable member and is supported by a support member to be movable from an anti-shake driving range to a removed position, an image-shake correction driver, and an insertion/removal operational member. The insertion/removal operational member includes a first press portion which presses... Agent: Hoya Corporation

20110134529 - Zoom lens, optical apparatus, and method for forming an image of an object: In a zoom lens having a plurality of lens groups which are disposed in that order from an object, a first lens group that is disposed to closest to the object among the plurality of lens groups has positive refractive power and comprises a light path bending element which bends... Agent: Nikon Corporation

20110134530 - Optical system and optical apparatus including the same: where νd represents an Abbe number of the refractive optical element, θgd represents a partial dispersion ratio for a g-line and a d-line, θdC represents a partial dispersion ratio for the d-line and a C-line, ΦR represents an optical power provided when light incident and exit surfaces of the refractive... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

20110134531 - Pressing mold for optical lenses, glass optical lens and method for manufacturing glass optical lenses: A pressing mold for optical lenses, which molds a ring-zone-type diffraction lens having a plurality of concentric ring zones, the mold including: diffraction action transfer surfaces configured to form diffraction action surfaces that diffract light passing through the diffraction lens; and step transfer surfaces configured to form step surfaces that... Agent: Panasonic Corporation

20110134532 - Modified michelson delay-line interferometer: In an optical etalon with a fixed FSR determined by the cavity length, the time delay is adjusted by an etalon surface coating. The proper cavity length is chosen to achieve a desired FSR, and the coating is independently selected to obtain a desired time delay.... Agent: Optoplex Corporation

20110134533 - Optical light diffuser component and a method for manufacturing the same: An optical light diffuser component and a method of producing the same. The component comprises at least one substrate material with an index of refraction of n1 and at least one optical coating on the substrate with having an index of refraction of n2. The indices n1 and n2 are... Agent: Greenlux Finland Oy

20110134534 - Visor for a portable computer: A visor for a portable computer includes a top shield and two side shields. The shields are sheet and jointed to form a hood whose sides and top are close while bottom is open. The shape of the hood is suitable for a computer monitor. A fastener is provided on... Agent: Shenzhen PChood Technology Co., Ltd.

20110134535 - Display device, notably for a motor vehicle: A display device for a motor vehicle includes a projection module for generating an image for projection in a normal direction of looking of a user long an optical path. The display device comprises a reflection element capable of being moved between a first rest position and a second display... Agent: Johnson Control Technology Company

20110134536 - Lens assembly: A lens assembly includes a platform having an incident surface and a projection surface on opposite surfaces thereof. Wire holes are formed to the bottom side along a longer axis of the incident surface for wiring. A cut is formed around the incident surface for receiving waterproof ring. The incident... Agent: Genius Electronics Optical Co., Ltd.

20110134537 - Zoom lens system, optical apparatus equipped therewith, and method for zooming zoom lens system: A zoom lens system ZL installed in an electronic still camera 1 and the like comprising, in order from an object side: a first lens group G1 having negative refractive power; and a second lens group G2 having positive refractive power; the second lens group including at least two cemented... Agent:

20110134538 - Close-up lens, imaging apparatus, and method for focusing close-up lens: Providing a close-up lens with superb optical performance capable of focusing from infinity to a close distance allowing a life-size magnification by an internal focusing system with small moving amounts of focusing lens groups, an imaging apparatus, and a method for focusing a close-up lens. The close-up lens includes four... Agent: Nikon Corporation

20110134539 - Compact zoom lens: o

20110134541 - Zoom lens and image pickup apparatus having the same: A zoom lens includes a first, third and fourth lens group of positive refracting power, a second lens group of negative refracting power, wherein, during zooming from a wide-angle end to a telephoto end, at least the first lens group moves, wherein the third lens group includes, a first lens... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

20110134540 - Zoom lens and image pickup device including the same: A zoom lens and an image pickup device including the same. The zoom lens includes a first lens group having a positive refractive power, a second lens group having a negative refractive power, a third lens group having a positive refractive power, and a fourth lens group having a positive... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20110134542 - Zoom lens system: A zoom lens system including at least one lens group that is positioned to be movable along an optical axis of image light for photographing; and a movable frame including a plurality of selection lens groups, the movable frame being movable between a photographing position and a storage position, wherein... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd

20110134543 - Optical system for camera: The present invention provides an optical system for a camera including: a first lens which has a negative refractive power and has a meniscus shape convex toward object side; a second lens which has a negative refractive power and has a convex surface toward object side; a third lens which... Agent: Samsung Electro-mechanics Co., Ltd.

20110134544 - Imaging lens: Provided is an imaging lens, the imaging lens including a first lens having positive (+) refractive power; a second lens having negative (−) refractive power; a third lens having positive (+) refractive power; and a fifth lens having negative (−) refractive power in order from an object side, where the... Agent: Lg Innotek Co., Ltd.

20110134545 - Compact imaging lens assembly: This invention provides a compact imaging lens assembly, in order from an object side to an image side, including a first lens element with positive refractive power having a convex object-side surface and a concave image-side surface with at least one of the two surfaces thereof being aspheric, a second... Agent: Largan Precision Co., Ltd.

20110134546 - Imaging lens, optical apparatus and method for forming image using this imaging lens: An imaging lens includes a first lens group having a positive refractive power, an aperture stop, and a second lens group having a positive refractive power, which are disposed in order from an object. The first lens group has a first lens component having a negative refractive power and a... Agent: Nikon Corporation

20110134547 - Holding assembly for a lens: A holding device (1) holds a lens (6) at its lens edge (5) with the aid of an adhesive connection (16, 17). The adhesive connection (16, 17) is applied only at one adhesive point or only at two spaced apart adhesive points (16, 17). A transport arrangement handles lenses (6)... Agent:

20110134548 - Camera module with anti-astigmatic protrusions on lens: An exemplary camera module includes a lens barrel and a lens received in the lens barrel. The lens includes an optical portion located at a center thereof and a fixing portion around the optical portion. Protrusions are formed at an outside peripheral surface of the fixing portion, and surfaces of... Agent: Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., Ltd.

20110134549 - Barrel unit and image pickup apparatus: A barrel unit includes a barrel, a holding member configured to hold an optical element, a cylindrical member configured to support the barrel and the holding member, and a driving unit configured to generate a thrust by electrifying in a magnetic field formed by a magnet and a yoke a... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

20110134550 - Lens module: A lens module includes a holder, a barrel, a lens, and a focus ring. The barrel is accommodated in the holder and threadedly coupled to the holder. The lens is received in the barrel. The focus ring surrounds and is securely fixed with the barrel. The focus ring is sandwiched... Agent: Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., Ltd.

20110134551 - Mirror mounting assembly: A mirror mounting assembly for mounting a mirror on a vehicle bulkhead. The assembly includes a mirror element and a main support arm having a first end and a second end. The mirror element is connected to the first end of the main support arm. The second end of the... Agent: Rosco Inc.

20110134552 - Method and apparatus for correcting optical aberrations using a deformable mirror: A method and apparatus for correcting optical aberrations in an optical device using a deformable mirror. An actuator is provided which applies a deforming force to the deformable mirror. By selecting particular thickness profiles of the deformable mirror and force configurations of the actuator, the optical device can be configured... Agent:

20110134553 - Interior rearview mirror system with forwardly-viewing camera: A vehicular interior rearview mirror system includes an attachment element attached at an in-cabin surface of a vehicle windshield and an interior rearview mirror assembly that includes a structure that includes a mount for attaching the mirror assembly to the attachment element, a pivot element, and an interior rearview mirror... Agent: Donnelly Corporation

20110134554 - Photoinitiator mixtures: Photoinitiator mixture comprising at least one alpha-amino ketone compound; and at least one compound of the Formula (I) or (I′) wherein R1 and R′1 for example are hydrogen, C3-C8cycloalkyl or C1-C12alkyl R2 and R2′ for example are hydrogen; unsubstituted C1-C20alkyl or substituted C1-C20alkyI; and R8 and R9 for example are... Agent: Basf Se

20110134555 - Membrane suspended optical elements, and associated methods: Membrane suspended optical elements include a structured substrate including a plurality of apertmes defined therein and an array of optical elements, each of the optical elements being suspended by membrane within one of the apertures.... Agent: Omnivision Technologies, Inc.

  
06/02/2011 > patent applications in patent subcategories. invention type

20110128600 - Optical security element: The invention concerns an optical security element and a process for the production of an optical security element in the form of a multilayer body having a projection element (8) in a first region of the security element for converting light transmitted through the optical security element in the first... Agent: Ovd Kinegram Ag

20110128601 - Mirror actuator and beam irradiation device: A mirror actuator includes a turning axis for turning a mirror; a support section for supporting the turning axis so as to be capable of turning; and a sliding contact member that is arranged on the turning axis and is opposed to the support section in a direction parallel to... Agent: Sanyo Electric Co., Ltd.

20110128602 - Optical scan unit, image projector including the same, vehicle head-up display device, and mobile phone: An optical scan unit (10) is configured to include a light source (11), a divergent light conversion element (12) having such positive power as to convert divergent light from the light source (11) into convergent light to form a spot on a projection plane, an optical deflector (13) deflecting a... Agent:

20110128603 - Focal plane shutter and optical device: A focal plane shutter includes: a board including an opening; a blade closing and opening the opening; a driving lever holding a movable iron piece, swingably supported, and driving the blade; a self-holding solenoid being able to adsorb the movable iron piece in a non-energized state, and an adsorptive force... Agent: Seiko Precision Inc.

20110128604 - Light-amount adjusting apparatus, optical apparatus, and method for manufacturing the light-amount adjusting apparatus: A light-amount adjusting apparatus includes a plurality of light-amount adjusting blades that causes a size of a light-passing aperture to change by rotation thereof. Each of the light-amount adjusting blades includes a base portion on which a rotation center portion and a driven portion are formed, and a blade portion... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

20110128605 - Radiation-protection device: A radiation-protection device is provided that includes a substrate and a surface structure formed on the substrate. The surface structure has an arrangement and interacts with radiation and the substrate to at least (a) substantially transmit or attenuate radiation at a wavelength and an energy below a threshold energy, and... Agent: Bae Systems Information & Electronic Systems Integration, Inc.

20110128606 - Electrochromic formulation and organic electrochromic switchable electronic component: An electrochemical formulation has an active dye. An organic electrochromic switchable electronic component of high switching speed is made using the dye. The component is used to make electrochromic displays. The dye has substituents limiting or preventing a π-merisation of the aromatic moieties.... Agent: Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

20110128607 - Display system for higher grayscale with a varying light source: at least one spatial light modulator (SLM) and at least one variable light source and at least one control unit controlling said SLM and/or said light source and said SLM has a minimum controllable time period and said control unit controls said SLM providing said minimum controllable time periods of... Agent: Silicon Quest Kabushiki-kaisha

20110128608 - Electro-phoretic display device and fabricating method thereof: An electro-phoretic display device includes a first substrate, an active elements array, a driving circuit, a conductive flexible board, an electro-phoretic layer, a second substrate and a sealant layer. The first substrate has a first surface defining a display area and a circuit area, and a second surface. The active... Agent: Prime View International Co., Ltd.

20110128609 - Beam steering using a thermally anisotropic medium: Apparatus for steering a beam of radiation includes a thermally anisotropic element configured such that the shape of the optical element can be varied by varying the temperature of the element. The beam is reflected from or transmitted through the element in a manner such that the direction of the... Agent: Coherent, Inc.

20110128610 - Phenolic configurationally locked polyene bulk single crystals, crystalline thin films and waveguides for electro-optics and thz-wave applications: The invention concerns Phenolic Configurationally Locked Polyene Single Crystals, which are especially suited as highly efficient nonlinear optical organic material. The invention also concerns methods for growth of crystalline thin films or bulk crystals from melt and/or solution. The compounds are suited and the methods may be used for manufacturing... Agent:

20110128612 - Wavelength conversion element: In a wavelength conversion element in which a periodic poled crystal that converts an input laser light into a laser light of a predetermined wavelength is provided on a thick-film resistance substrate including a heating unit, a heat spreader having a predetermined thermal conductivity, which equalizes a temperature distribution of... Agent: Mitsubishi Electric Corporation

20110128611 - White light source with crystal fiber and method for color temperature tuning thereof: The present invention relates to a white light source, and particularly to a white light source with crystal fiber and a method for color temperature tuning thereof. The white light source of the present invention comprises a pumping source for providing a first-color light, and a gradient index lens for... Agent:

20110128613 - Method and apparatus for pulsed harmonic ultraviolet lasers: An apparatus for producing coherent, pulsed ultraviolet light with pulse durations that range between 1 ps and 1 μs includes one or more source lasers in the visible or near-infrared frequency range. The apparatus also includes one or more FC stages, at least one of the one or more FC... Agent: Deep Photonics Corporation

20110128614 - Surface-plasmon-assisted optical frequency conversion: A frequency-conversion method that uses a nonlinear optical process to transfer energy between a surface-plasmon (SP) wave that is guided along an electrically conducting strip and a light beam that is guided along an optical waveguide whose core is adjacent to the electrically conducting strip. A periodic structure spatially modulates... Agent: Alcatel-lucent Usa Inc.

20110128615 - Single focus wide-angle lens module: A single focus wide-angle lens module includes a fixed aperture diaphragm, a first lens, a second lens, a third lens and a fourth lens arranged from an object side to an image side in a sequence of: the first lens, the diaphragm, the second lens, the third lens and the... Agent:

20110128616 - Omnidirectional reflector: An omnidirectional structural color (OSC) having a non-periodic layered structure. The OSC can include a multilayer stack that has an outer surface and at least two layers. The at least two layers can include at least one first index of refraction material layer A1 and at least one second index... Agent: Toyota Motor Corporation

20110128617 - High infrared reflection coatings, thin film coating deposition methods and associated technologies: The invention provides low-emissivity coatings that are highly reflective of infrared radiation. The coating includes three infrared-reflection film regions, which may each comprise silver.... Agent: Cardinal Cg Company

20110128618 - Glass products with a satin-matte finish and methods for the production and use thereof: Satin-matte finish glass products having a uniform finish perfectly homogeneous, a soft and smooth touch with a pleasant aspect to the eye are disclosed and described. Such products may in some aspects have finish characteristics defined by values of transmittance, absorbance, reflectance, roughness and a series of micrographs taken with... Agent:

20110128619 - Observation device with a range finder: The invention describes an observation device (1), having at least two observation parts (3, 4) with an ocular side (6) and an objective side (5). In a position of use the longitudinal axes (40, 41) of the observation parts (3, 4) in the region of the ocular sides (6) are... Agent: Swarovski-optik Kg.

20110128620 - Method and apparatus for providing a split field of view in an optical sight: A method and apparatus involve: admitting through objective optics of an optical sight a beam of radiation representing a scene; generating two different images of the scene; supplying the images to respective portions of a field of view at a viewing section; and superimposing a respective reticle onto each image.... Agent: Raytheon Company

20110128621 - Image display device and manufacturing method thereof: A marker for lens is provided as aligning unit in a lenticular lens that is of optical unit, and a marker for display panel is provided as aligning unit in a transmissive liquid crystal display panel that is of the display panel. Fixing unit is provided in at least a... Agent: Nec Corporation

20110128622 - Three-dimensional display device with lens for splitting light along two axes: A three-dimensional display device includes a display panel and an optical film. The display panel includes a plurality of display units arranged in a matrix. Each display unit includes a plurality of pixels configured for displaying sub-images having stereoscopic parallax. The optical film includes a plurality of lenses, each corresponding... Agent: Chimei Innolux Corporation

20110128623 - Polarizer and fabrication method thereof: A method for manufacturing a polarizer utilizes a support, which is coated with a photoresist. A carbon nanotube film is located over the photoresist, and one portion of the carbon nanotube film is submerged in the photoresist. Metal or semi-metallic particles are deposited over the carbon nanotube film and the... Agent: Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., Ltd.

20110128624 - Reflective object and the production process thereof: The present invention is related to a reflective object, which comprises the structure with the following layers sequentially: an adhesive layer embedded with optical components; a color layer; and a reflective layer; wherein the reflective object is characterized that the color layer is not contacted with the optical components. The... Agent: Shih Hsin-an

20110128625 - Low power retro-reflective communications system and method: Presented is a low-power retro-reflective communication system that reflects modulated light back in substantially the same direction as the light source using a retro-reflector. The light modulator in the retro-reflector modulates the light in response to a stimulus, such as an electrical communications stimulus or an environmental stimulus. In embodiments,... Agent: The Boeing Company

20110128626 - Diffraction fields for guiding an object to a target: An object moving towards a target with a velocity can be accurately estimated and targeted based on keeping the object within a field of diffraction, the object being disturbed by effects caused by noise.... Agent:

20110128628 - Anisotropic light-diffusing film, anisotropic light-diffusing laminate, anisotropic light-reflecting laminate, and use thereof: An anisotropic light-diffusing film, an anisotropic light-diffusing laminate, and an anisotropic light-reflecting laminate are provided which are excellent in both light transmittance and diffusivity. Also provided are a lighting equipment and a display device which employ any of the film and laminates and are excellent in light-diffusivity and brightness and... Agent: Toyo Boseki Kabushiki Kaisha

20110128627 - Antiglare film and display device: To an adhesive tape, which is attached to a display of a display device, an antiglare film is attached so that a resin coating layer of the antiglare film faces down and so that an antiglare layer of the antiglare film is on a front side. In this state, reflection... Agent: Brother Kogyo Kabushiki Kaisha

20110128630 - Lens system and optical apparatus: A lens system comprising, in order from an object side: a first lens group G1; and a second lens group G2 having positive refractive power; the first lens group G1 including a sub-lens group GS11 having positive refractive power, and a sub-lens group GS12 having negative refractive power, the sub-lens... Agent: Nikon Corporation

20110128629 - Optical element and method for manufacturing optical element: An optical element with an antireflection function is provided with a substrate having a surface and a plurality of structures formed from convex portions or concave portions and arranged in large numbers on the surface of the substrate with a minute pitch less than or equal to the wavelength of... Agent: Sony Corporation

20110128631 - Lens manufacturing apparatus and lens manufactured thereby: A lens manufacturing apparatus includes a first mold, a second mold, a first core, and a second core. The first mold defines a first compartment therein. The second mold defines a second compartment therein. The first core is inserted into the first compartment of the first mold, and includes a... Agent: Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., Ltd.

20110128632 - Variable magnification optical system and imaging apparatus: A variable magnification optical system includes first lens group having negative refractive-power, an aperture-stop and second lens group having positive refractive-power, arranged from the object-side. A negative lens having a concave surface facing the image-side is arranged on the most object side of the first lens group, and an aspheric... Agent: Fujifilm Corporation

20110128633 - Variable magnification optical system and imaging apparatus: v

20110128634 - Lens barrel, camera and information device: A cam locus of the cam surface on the image plane side of the first group cam groove of the rotating cylinder has an angle to a flat surface where the optical axis crosses perpendicularly. When the cam follower engages with the cam surface on the image plane side, an... Agent:

20110128635 - Aspherical fiber coupling lens: wherein f is the effective focal length of the lens, d2 is thickness of the lens on optical axis, Nd is refraction index of the lens, R1, R2 respectively are curvature radiuses of the first optical surface and the second optical surface of the lens. Thereby the lens has features... Agent:

20110128636 - Projection lens: A projection lens includes a first lens group, a second lens group, and a third lens group. The first lens group is composed of a first lens. The first lens has a concave surface and a convex surface, and the concave surface of the first lens faces a reducing side... Agent: Young Optics Inc.

20110128637 - Imaging lens system and imaging apparatus: p

20110128638 - Lens apparatus: Provided is a lens apparatus capable of attaching an optical accessory on an object side thereof, in which: a lens protection lens barrel at an object-side end of the lens apparatus is retracted in an optical axis direction in response to attachment of an optical accessory support lens barrel supporting... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

20110128639 - Optical pickup device: Provided is an optical pickup device that may efficiently reduce an inclination of an objective lens caused by change in ambient temperature. A lens holder holds the object lens and includes a receiving surface portion contacts a lower surface portion of a periphery portion of an objective lens, and a... Agent: Victor Company Of Japan, Limited

20110128640 - Auto focusing method, recording medium for recording the method, and auto focusing apparatus: An auto focusing method for improving an auto focusing speed by implementing auto focusing by determining a motion direction of the focus lens at a current position of the focus lens, a recording medium for recording the auto focusing method, and an auto focusing apparatus. The auto focusing method is... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20110128641 - Lens apparatus: A lens apparatus is capable of adjusting only the inclination of an optical axis in a desired direction. A focus lens frame is movably supported by a first guide shaft and a second guide shaft. The first guide shaft is provided in a lens barrel with both end parts of... Agent: Fujifilm Corporation

20110128642 - Optical mirror: An optical mirror comprising: a mirror body having a reflective surface; a waffle structure that is connected to a surface opposite to the reflective surface of the mirror body, the waffle structure comprising partition walls, wherein at least one of the partition walls includes a heat generation part; and a... Agent: Mitsubishi Electric Corporation

20110128643 - Color conversion filter manufacturing method: A method for manufacturing a color filter includes obtaining a color filter, treating the color filter with oxygen plasma, treating the color filter with fluorine plasma and forming one or more color conversion layers. The color filter is obtained by forming on a transparent substrate, multiple color filter layers having... Agent: Fuji Electric Holding Co., Ltd.

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