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Optical: systems and elements March listing by industry category 03/12

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03/29/2012 > 56 patent applications in 47 patent subcategories. listing by industry category

20120075682 - Spacetime energy resonator: a transistor of complex dirac polarized vacuum topology: Method and apparatus is described for a general purpose transistor of the higher dimensional (HD) spacetime backcloth consistent with symmetry parameters of a new cosmological paradigm with a unique M-Theoretic background making correspondence to a complex scale-invariant covariant Dirac polarized aether where energy pathways follow spacetime geodesics; and switching is... Agent:

20120075683 - Cylindrical lens, optical beam scanning apparatus using the same, image forming apparatus, and method of manufacturing the lens: A cylindrical lens according to the present invention is a cylindrical lens of a bi-concave type in which both of a surface on which light is made incident and a surface from which the light is emitted are formed as concave surfaces, wherein, in at least one of the concave... Agent: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba

20120075684 - Actuator, optical scanner, and image forming apparatus: An actuator includes: a frame; first members at each end of the frame along a first axis making the frame rotatable thereabout; second members supporting each end of a movable plate against the frame along a second axis making the movable plate rotatable thereabout; first magnets with poles interposing the... Agent: Seiko Epson Corporation

20120075685 - electrostatic comb-drive micromechanical actuator: The invention relates to a micromechanical actuator, especially a micro-mirror scanner, comprising an actuator unit in an outer frame which unit is suspended in the outer frame via two torsion elements, and electrostatic tilt drives from intermeshing first and second comb-type electrodes which are off-set from each other vertically. The... Agent: Fraunhofer-gesellschaft Zur Foerderung Der Angewandten Forschung E.v.

20120075686 - Beam profile control in a scanned beam display: Briefly, in accordance with one or more embodiments, a display projector may comprise a light source to generate a beam to be scanned, a scanning platform to scan the beam in a selected pattern to project an image on a projection surface, and a collection lens and microlens array to... Agent: Microvision, Inc.

20120075687 - Electro-optic displays, and color filters for use therein: An electro-optic display having a color filter array is produced by attaching together a direct thermal imaging layer (112) and a backplane (102) having a two-dimensional array of pixel electrodes. The direct thermal imaging layer (112) is then exposed to temperatures sufficient to form a plurality of differently colored areas... Agent: E Ink Corporation

20120075688 - Optical filter: An optical filter that transmits light of the visible light region includes a dielectric substrate; a dielectric layer that is formed on a surface of the dielectric substrate; and a first metal structure group in which a plurality of first metal structures are arranged two-dimensionally in an isolated state in... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

20120075689 - Electronic paper structure and method for fabricating electronic paper: An electronic paper structure is disclosed, which includes a hard substrate, a flexible substrate, at least one magnetic device for fastening the flexible substrate on the hard substrate temporally, a drive substrate formed on the flexible substrate, an electronic paper display layer formed on the drive substrate, and a protect... Agent: E Ink Holdings Inc.

20120075690 - Wavelength conversion element and apparatus for generating short wavelength light using same: A wavelength conversion element (1) for converting fundamental waves (2) into harmonic waves (3) having wavelengths shorter than those of the fundamental waves (2), the wavelength conversion element (1) includes a low refractive index region (4) having a refractive index lower than those of the other regions. The low refractive... Agent: Panasonic Corporation

20120075691 - Wavelength-tunable light source: In at least one embodiment of the wavelength-tunable light source, it comprises an output source, which is capable in operation of generating electromagnetic radiation. Furthermore, the light source has a wavelength-selective first filter element, which is situated downstream from the output source. Moreover, the light source contains a first amplifier... Agent: Lightlab Imaging, Inc.

20120075692 - Multi-layered hybrid metamaterial structure: A metamaterial structure is provided, including a substrate and a plurality of resonators that are provided on different surfaces of the substrate or different layers of the substrate. The resonators have resonance characteristics different from each other, and the metamaterial structure has a permittivity, a permeability, and a refractive index... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20120075693 - Optical system for thermal image microscope: Provided is an optical system for a thermal image microscope. The optical system includes an image forming unit and a relay unit. The image forming unit forms a focus. The relay unit elongates an optical path. Here, the image forming unit includes six lenses. The relay unit includes two lenses.... Agent:

20120075694 - Variable focusing lens and microscope: A variable focusing lens is provided that can change the focal length at a high speed. The variable focusing lens includes: a single crystal electrooptic material having inversion symmetry; a first anode formed on a first surface of the electrooptic material; a second cathode provided to have an interval to... Agent: Nippon Telegraph And Telephone Corporation

20120075695 - Holder for carrying and facilitating auto-loading of microscope specimen slides: Pathology specimen slides are positively located on trays, and picked and placed by an auto-loader. The trays are received in a rack in tiers accessed by an auto-loader that moves the slides between the trays and a digital imaging microscope. The trays can have rows of receptacles for slides with... Agent:

20120075696 - Optical scope: Disclosed is an optical scope including an objective lens, an eyepiece lens, and a reticle, wherein a field lens having negative power is disposed in at least one of a front and a back of the reticle disposed on an image formation surface of the objective lens to increase eye-relief.... Agent:

20120075697 - Screen assembly for simulator: A screen assembly for a projectile-based simulator is comprised of front, right and left fabric panels that form a hitting bay with a front projector impact screen. Each fabric panel can be raised and lowered with respective roller assemblies that operate in unison so that the fabric panels are simultaneously... Agent:

20120075698 - Light source device and stereoscopic display: A light source device includes: a light guide plate having first and second internal reflection planes facing each other; a first light source applying first illumination light from a side surface of the light guide plate into an interior thereof; a second light source facing the second internal reflection plane,... Agent: Sony Corporation

20120075699 - Segmented film deposition: A segmented film deposition device and a method of performing segemented film deposition. A wire grid polarizer, with a separate, symmetrical, coating on top of each wire, without coating the substrate between the wires, can be made by this method.... Agent:

20120075700 - Image blur correcting device and imaging pickup device: Provided is an image blur correcting device, including: an image pickup element (42); an image pickup element holder (41) movable in an X direction and in a Y direction orthogonal to the optical axis, and has the image pickup element placed thereon in such a manner that two mutually orthogonal... Agent:

20120075701 - Optically variable security devices: An optical device is formed by hot stamping a demetallized hologram to an optically variable foil or to a coating of optically variable ink. In another embodiment a hologram is hot stamped to a banknote or document printed with a color-shifting ink.... Agent:

20120075702 - Phase grating: A phase grating includes a substrate and a first dielectric layer. The first dielectric layer is disposed on the substrate and includes a column and a plurality of rings. The top sides of the column and the top sides of the rings align with one another to form a flat... Agent:

20120075703 - Optical device using laterally-shiftable diffraction gratings: A double-sided grating divider acts as a light switch where the upper and lower grating dividers are arranged to accommodate a relative lateral shift therebetween of about one-fourth of the period of the diffraction grating elements and where the critical refraction angles of the grating dividers are more than about... Agent: Toyota Motor Engineering And Manufacturing North America, Inc.

20120075704 - Diffraction optical element: d

20120075705 - Optical article coated with a sub-layer and with a heat resistant, multilayered antireflection coating, and method for producing same: a multilayered antireflection coating comprising a stack consisting in at least one high refractive index layer and at least one low refractive index layer, all the low refractive index layers of which comprising a mixture of SiO2 and Al2O3, and the high refractive index layers of which are not layers... Agent: Essilor International (compagnie Generale D'optiqu

20120075706 - Optical film having antistatic layer, antireflection film, polarizing plate and image display device: An optical film having a transparent support having thereon at least a hardcoat layer and an antistatic layer in this order, wherein the hardcoat layer and the antistatic layer are formed by simultaneously coating compositions for forming respective layers, the antistatic layer comprises at least (A) an electrically conductive organic... Agent: Fujifilm Corporation

20120075707 - Adhesive dots attached onto a film: A film including a rear surface to couple to a screen of a display device, adhesive dots attached onto the rear surface of the film at a distance from one another, where fluid between the rear surface of the film and the screen of the display device exit through the... Agent:

20120075708 - Display apparatus, display method and vehicle: According to one embodiment, a display apparatus includes an image projection unit, a first emitter and a second emitter. The image projection unit is configured to project a luminous flux including an image toward a viewer. The first emitter is configured to emit a first marker light. The first emitter... Agent:

20120075709 - Production method of wafer lens, intermediate die, optical component, molding die, and production method of molding die: Provided are a wafer lens production method, an intermediate die, an optical component, a molding die, and a molding die production method. The production method of a wafer lens (1) includes a first intermediate die production step using a die (7), a second intermediate die production step using the first... Agent:

20120075713 - Liquid meniscus lens including gradient thickness dielectric coating: The present invention relates generally to an arcuate liquid meniscus lens with a meniscus wall. Some specific embodiments include a liquid meniscus lens with a meniscus wall essentially in the shape of a conical frustum with portions of gradient thickness dielectric. Other embodiments may include a cylindrical shape meniscus wall.... Agent:

20120075710 - Liquid meniscus lens including meniscus wall with microchannels: The present invention relates generally to an arcuate liquid meniscus lens with a meniscus wall. Some specific embodiments include a liquid meniscus lens with a meniscus wall essentially in the shape of a conical frustum, additional embodiments may include a cylindrical wall, each with microchannels. Embodiments may also include a... Agent:

20120075712 - Liquid meniscus lens including variable voltage zones: The present invention relates generally to an arcuate liquid meniscus lens with a meniscus wall. Some specific embodiments include a liquid meniscus lens with a meniscus wall essentially in the shape of a conical frustum with multiple voltage zones that may have variable voltages applied across the zones. Embodiments may... Agent:

20120075711 - Liquid meniscus lens with non-spherical meniscus wall: The present invention relates generally to an arcuate liquid meniscus lens with a meniscus wall. Some specific embodiments include a liquid meniscus lens with a meniscus wall essentially in the shape of a conical frustum, a cross section of which is non-spherical. Embodiments may also include a lens of suitable... Agent:

20120075714 - Optical element: An optical element includes a container including first and second end face walls, a side face wall, and an accommodating chamber inside the walls; first and second liquids enclosed in the chamber; a first electrode provided on a surface of the first end face wall; a second electrode provided on... Agent: Sony Corporation

20120075715 - Zoom lens and electronic imaging apparatus incorporating the same: The zoom lens of the invention comprises, in order from an object side thereof, a first lens group having positive refracting power, a second lens group having negative refracting power, a third lens group having positive refracting power, a fourth lens group having positive refracting power, a fifth lens group... Agent:

20120075717 - Variable power optical system and imaging apparatus: e

20120075716 - Zoom lens and electronic amaging apparatus incorporating the same: The zoom lens of the invention comprises, in order from an object side thereof, a first lens group having positive refracting power, a second lens group having negative refracting power, a third lens group having positive refracting power, a fourth lens group having positive refracting power, a fifth lens group... Agent:

20120075718 - Zoom lens optical system and image pickup apparatus having the same: A zoom lens optical system includes a first lens unit having a positive refractive index, a second lens unit which is arranged behind the first lens unit and has a negative refractive index, a third lens unit which is arranged behind the second lens unit and has a positive refractive... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20120075719 - Macro lens system and image pickup device including the same: Provided are a macro lens system and an image pickup device including the macro lens system. The macro lens system includes a first lens group having a positive refractive power, a second lens group having a positive refractive power, and a 3-1 lens group having a positive refractive power and... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20120075720 - Varifocal lens barrel: A varifocal lens barrel includes a plurality of lens groups, each of which are linearly movable in the optical axis direction thereof without rotating about the optical axis during a zooming operation and during a focusing operation, including a base barrel which is linearly movable in the optical axis direction... Agent: Hoya Corporation

20120075721 - Image pickup lens, image pickup device provided with image pickup lens, and mobile terminal provided with image pickup device: Provided is an image pickup lens that forms an image on an image pickup element with light from a subject. In the image pickup lens, a lens that is disposed on an image pickup element side is fixed in position, and a focusing lens group having a plurality of lenses... Agent:

20120075722 - Lens for projection and projection-type display apparatus: o

20120075723 - Imaging lens and imaging device:

20120075724 - Micro-lens module: A micro-lens module including a first lens, a second lens, and an aperture stop is provided. The first lens is disposed between an object side and an image side, wherein a first surface of the first lens facing the object side is an aspheric surface, and the curvature radius of... Agent: Himax Semiconductor, Inc.

20120075725 - Lens and applications thereof: The present invention, in some embodiments, provides a low distortion singlet lens and optical imaging apparatus including the same.... Agent:

20120075726 - Imaging optical system and imaging apparatus: An imaging optical system, which includes an imaging lens group having at least one lens, and an image side prism that bends light which has passed through the imaging lens group toward an image pickup device arranged at a predetermined position, and wherein the image side prism includes a reflection... Agent: Hoya Corporation

20120075727 - Imaging optical system and imaging apparatus: An imaging optical system, which is provided with an imaging lens group having at least one lens, an image side prism that bends light which has passed through the imaging lens group toward an image pickup device arranged at a predetermined position, and a cover glass that is provided for... Agent: Hoya Corporation

20120075728 - Imaging optical system and imaging apparatus: An imaging optical system, including an imaging lens group, an image side prism having an entrance surface a reflection surface and an exit surface from which light exits toward an image pickup device, and a first shielding member shielding at least a part of a region on the entrance surface,... Agent: Hoya Corporation

20120075729 - Optical system, and imaging apparatus incorporating the same: where f(2+3)g is the combined focal length of the second lens group and the third lens group upon focusing on infinity; f1g is the focal length of the first lens group; R3gr is the axial radius of curvature of the surface of the most image side of a negative lens... Agent:

20120075731 - Gear mechanism: A gear mechanism having a smaller diameter and achieving an accurate automatic drive includes a central gear supported on a rotational shaft, first and second side gears coaxially positioned on both sides of the central gear, planetary bevel gears supported within side surfaces of the central gear, and sun bevel... Agent: Hoya Corporation

20120075730 - Lens driving device: An lens driving device is disclosed. The lens driving device includes a base, a lens holder mounted on the base, a movable cover opposite to the a lens holder, a elastic supporting portion received into the lens holder and engaged with the movable cover, a coil and a permanent magnet... Agent:

20120075732 - Self-deformable mirrors and the support thereof: Fluid pressure, applied e.g. via an electrorheological fluid is used to control and/or support the shape of a self-deformable mirror during manufacture, use or transportation. For transportation, the mirror is supported beforehand by pressure fluid in a flexible container. The fluid is withdrawn after transportation to permit release of the... Agent: Bae Systems PLC

20120075733 - Light collector and light collecting device: A light collector includes a light guide having a refractive index larger than a refractive index of air and a reflecting surface configured to reflect light output from a conic surface of the light guide back to the light guide. The light guide is made of transparent material through which... Agent: Denso Corporation

20120075734 - Mirror assembly: A mirror is provided and includes a first layer including reflective material and an adhesive backing, a second layer including one or more layers of a cloth or a non woven fiber matrix and polymer composite and a third layer including polystyrene foam spheres in a polymer matrix.... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation

20120075735 - Exterior rear view mirror: An exterior mirror for mounting on a vehicle with a mirror base and a mirror head attached to the mirror base is suggested, whereby the mirroring element is rigidly connected to the housing of the mirror head. The mirror head and mirror base are rotatably connected to one another by... Agent: Smr Patents S.a.r.l.

20120075736 - Color filter and manufacturing method thereof: A method for manufacturing a color filter is provided. The method includes following steps. A substrate is provided. A first filter layer is formed on a first part of a first region and a first part of a second region of the substrate. A second filter layer is formed on... Agent: Himax Semiconductor, Inc.

20120075737 - Method of manufacturing color filter and color filter: A method of manufacturing a color filter according to the present invention is a method of manufacturing a color filter including a plurality of translucent colored layers of different colors on a transparent substrate, including the steps of forming a black matrix layer on the transparent substrate with photolithography, forming... Agent: Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha

  
03/22/2012 > 53 patent applications in 43 patent subcategories. listing by industry category

20120069412 - Holographic imaging systems: A holographic imaging system includes an electrical addressable spatial light modulator (EASLM) and an optically addressable spatial light modulator (OASLM). A read light is configured to illuminate the OASLM, and a controller is configured to address the EASLM with both positive and negative sub-images and transmit the positive and negative... Agent: F. Poszat Hu, LLC

20120069413 - Near-eye display with on-axis symmetry: A near-eye display projects virtual images from an image generator to an eyebox within which the virtual images can be seen by a viewer. A first optical path conveys image-bearing light from the image generator to a selectively reflective powered optic and a second optical path conveys the image-bearing light... Agent: Vuzix Corporation

20120069414 - Operating method for stimulated raman adiabatic passage and operating method for phase gate: An operating method for stimulated Raman adiabatic passage to change probability amplitude in a three-level system including states of |0>, |1> and |e>, includes the following two steps. One is to direct a first laser beam and a second laser beam which have frequencies in the vicinity of resonance frequencies... Agent: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba

20120069415 - Scanning projector with dynamic scan angle: A scanning projector includes a MEMS device with a scanning mirror that sweeps a beam in two dimensions. Actuating circuits receive scan angle information and provide signal stimulus to the MEMS device to control the amount of mirror deflection on two axes. The period of movement on one or both... Agent: Microvision, Inc.

20120069416 - Surface-emission laser array, optical scanning apparatus and image forming apparatus: A surface-emission laser array comprises a plurality of surface-emission laser diode elements arranged in the form of a two-dimensional array, wherein a plurality of straight lines drawn perpendicularly to a straight line extending in a first direction from respective centers of the plurality of surface emission laser diode elements aligned... Agent: Ricoh Company, Ltd.

20120069417 - Photonic modulation of a photonic band gap: An apparatus comprises a first photonic crystal structure having a first photonic band gap distribution and configured to support a first electromagnetic signal, wherein the first photonic band gap distribution may vary according to a second electromagnetic signal.... Agent: Searete LLC, A Limited Liability Corporation Of The State Of Delaware

20120069418 - Electrochromic formulation, method for the production thereof, and organic electrochromic component: The service life of EC components can be substantially increased by eliminating the need for conducting salt additives, which can decompose the formulation by adverse reactions. At the same time, salt-like structures are formed by the active electrochromic components themselves.... Agent:

20120069419 - Electrochromic formulation, method for the production thereof, and organic electrochromic component: Formulations can be used in organically based electrochromic components, such as for the production of state indicators, the activated state of which is maintained for as long as possible without an electric current. Organically based electrochromic formulations contain one or more optionally cathodically (coloring) activatable electrochromic coloring systems, as well... Agent:

20120069420 - Display device: A display device of this embodiment includes a first insulating substrate having a display surface; a first resistive layer disposed on a surface of the first insulating substrate, the surface being opposite the display surface; a first electrochromic layer disposed on a surface of the first resistive layer; an electrolyte... Agent: Alps Electric Co., Ltd.

20120069421 - Optical filter and light splitting method of the optical filter: An optical filter and a light splitter includes a beam incidence portion, a programmable Micro Electro-Mechanical System (MEMS) grating, a beam receiving portion, and a drive and control module. Relative positions of the beam incidence portion, the programmable MEMS grating, and the beam receiving portion are fixed and are configured... Agent: Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd.

20120069422 - Micro-electromechanical device: As for the method that modulates optical path length by the position of reflection plane of light, the movement of the position-movable plate in micrometer-size electromechanical device can be restricted by the stopping plates placed above and below the edge of the position-movable plate, the distance between the stopping plates... Agent:

20120069423 - Display medium and display device: In the constitutional units (A) and (B), X represents a group containing a silicone chain, Ra1 and Ra2 each independently represent a hydrogen atom or a methyl group, Rb2 represents an organic group containing a fluorine atom, n1 and n2 each represent mol % of the constitutional unit relative to... Agent: Fuji Xerox Co., Ltd.

20120069424 - Electronic paper display device: Disclosed herein is an electronic paper display device, including: a barrier rib structure having a plurality of partitioning spaces arranged in a matrix form; and a plurality of rotating balls each disposed within the partitioning spaces in a form in which a first hemisphere and a second hemisphere are coupled,... Agent: Samsung Electro-mechanics Co., Ltd.

20120069426 - Electronic paper display device and manufacturing method thereof: There is provided an electronic paper display device and a manufacturing method thereof. The electronic paper display device includes a thin film transistor; a first substrate formed on the thin film transistor and having therein a plurality of pixel electrodes connected to the thin film transistor; a second substrate disposed... Agent: Samsung Electro-mechanics Co., Ltd.

20120069425 - Electrophoretic display device, driving method of electrophoretic display device, and electronic apparatus: An electrophoretic device includes: a first substrate and a second substrate; an electrophoretic layer including colored particles that is arranged between the first substrate and the second substrate; first electrodes; first transistors connected to the first electrodes; opposing electrodes that have larger areas than the first electrodes and have transparency;... Agent: Seiko Epson Corporation

20120069427 - Method and device for acousto-optic filtering with long optical and acoustic interaction length: A method and a device for acousto-optic filtering with large optic and acoustic interaction length; includes the use of a birefringent acousto-optic crystal whereof the sound wave propagation speed is as low as possible, this acousto-optical crystal including, on one of its faces, a piezoelectric transducer intended to generate a... Agent: Fastlite

20120069428 - Single-mode propagation in microstructured optical fibers: The invention relates to an optical fiber as an optical waveguide for the single-mode operation. The present invention proposes a fiber having a microstructure, by which the propagation of modes of a higher order are selectively suppressed in the optical waveguide. At the same time, the propagation of transversal modes... Agent: Fraunhofer-gesellschaft Zur F&#xd6 Rderung Der Angewandten Forschung E.v.

20120069429 - System for filtering radio frequency and infrared optical transmissions: The present invention pertains to anti-surveillance security windows comprising one or more conductive glass substrates and one or more layers comprising an organic radical cation compound, wherein the layers reflect in the infrared region. Preferably, the organic radical cation compound is a salt of an aminium radical cation. The security... Agent: Madico, Inc.

20120069430 - Lens array, lens unit, led head, exposure device, image forming device, reading device, method for manufacturing lens array, and forming die: A lens array includes a plurality of lenses having respective optical axes that are approximately parallel to each other, wherein the plurality of lenses are configured in a direction approximately perpendicular to the optical axes and are formed integrally with each other, and a maximum inclination angle of a lens... Agent: Oki Data Corporation

20120069431 - Optical assembly comprising a connecting bridge: The invention relates to an optical assembly comprising a connecting bridge to link up two optical units. The optical units are electronically connected to an analyzer. The connecting bridge is fitted each time with at least one coupling for each optical unit, said coupling making it possible—besides a mechanical coupling... Agent: Schmidt & Bender Gmbh & Co. Kg

20120069432 - Optical device for coupling to a camera lens to form a visual observation system: An optical device is adapted for coupling to a camera lens so as to form a visual observation system. The optical device includes a housing, a connecting unit disposed at the housing, a first lens set disposed in the housing and having a negative optical power, a prism unit located... Agent: Tonta Electro Optical Co., Ltd.

20120069433 - Housing mounted image intensifier tube: An optical system includes an optical bench defining a mounting surface, an objective lens mounted to the optical bench, and an image intensifier tube. The image intensifier tube includes: (i) a housing defining an interior region and a mounting surface, and (ii) a photocathode bonded to a glass faceplate defining... Agent: Itt Manufacturing Enterprises, Inc.

20120069434 - Altitude-azimuthal mount for optical instruments: An alt-az mount for supporting and orienting optical instruments comprises: a generally horizontally extending arm coupleable to a level surface by an azimuthal pivot joint which permits pivotal movement of the horizontally extending arm with respect to the level surface about a vertical azimuthal axis; a generally vertically extending arm... Agent:

20120069435 - Autostereoscopic display: By installing a diffuser between a group of projectors and lenses to spread light rays from the projector group, it is possible to provide pixels with such sizes as to give perception that pixels are adjacent to each other. As a result, smooth representation of images and video display with... Agent: Hitachi Consumer Electronics Co., Ltd.

20120069437 - Mixed use three dimensional eyewear: 3-D eyewear system designed to be worn in association with vertically polarized eyewear (prescription or non-prescription) and method of correcting for vertical polarization for 3-D projections are disclosed. The 3-D eyewear is designed to correct for a vertically polarized underlying optic such that a viewer can use their polarized eyewear... Agent: Icoat Company, LLC

20120069436 - Viewing glasses and image beam adjustment method thereof: A pair of viewing glasses and an image beam adjustment method are provided, wherein the viewing glasses includes a polarizer. The adjustment method includes the following steps. Detect the transmittance of the image beam from the screen passing through the glasses. Generate an operating signal according to the operating period... Agent: Acer Incorporated

20120069438 - Methods of fabricating display panel and flexible color filter thereof: A method of fabricating a display panel comprises the steps of: forming a controlling elements array substrate and a flexible color filter, respectively; forming a displaying medium on the controlling elements array substrate; and assembling the flexible color filter to the controlling elements array substrate for disposing it on the... Agent:

20120069439 - Demisting side mirrors: A demisting mirror assembly is provided. The demisting mirror assembly having a substantially hollow interior, an air blower with an outlet positioned within the interior of the housing, an air outlet, and a mirror on a front face of the housing. An air outlet may be directed at a second... Agent:

20120069441 - Imaging lens, optical apparatus equipped therewith and method for manufacturing imaging lens: An imaging lens, an optical apparatus equipped therewith, and a method for manufacturing the imaging lens are provided. The imaging lens includes a front lens group having negative refractive power disposed to the most object side and a rear lens group having negative refractive power, disposed to an image side... Agent: Nikon Corporation

20120069440 - Optical system, optical apparatus equipped therewith, and method for manufacturing optical system: An optical system SL installed in a single-lens reflex camera includes, in order from an object side, a first lens group G1, a second lens group G2 having negative refractive power, and a third lens group G3 having positive refractive power. The second lens group G2 is disposed movably in... Agent: Nikon Corporation

20120069442 - Polymeric based lens comprising a hardening layer, an absorbent layer and interferential multi-layer and corresponding manufacturing method: Polymer based lens including a hardening layer, an interferential multi-layer and an absorbent layer therebetween. The absorbent layer is made from a metal, metal oxide or metal nitride, suitable for producing a transparent layer via deposition by sputtering, and includes cations of a coloring metal from the group made up... Agent:

20120069443 - Antireflection film, display device and light transmissive member: An antireflection film is provided in which a light scattering property is suppressed. In at least one example embodiment, the antireflection film includes, on a surface thereof, a moth-eye structure including a plurality of convex portions such that a width between vertices of adjacent convex portions is no greater than... Agent: Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha

20120069446 - Automotive display apparatus: According to one embodiment, an automotive display apparatus includes an image projection unit and a control unit. The image projection unit is configured to project a light flux including an image by using a reflecting unit to reflect the light flux. The control unit is configured to control an operation... Agent: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba

20120069445 - Head-mounted display shield and head mounted display: Increased impact resistance can be achieved without impairing the comfort when worn. Provided is a head-mounted-display shield attached to a head mounted display including a pair of optical units each having a display device, and a frame that supports the optical units and that is to be mounted to a... Agent: Olympus Corporation

20120069444 - Interior rearview mirror assembly with integrated indicator symbol: This invention relates to mirror assemblies for vehicles and in particular to interior rearview minor assemblies having touch screen inputs corresponding to elements representing a symbol. The symbols are located behind a reflective element and not visible until activated by selection of the corresponding input or other means.... Agent: Johnson Controls Technology Company

20120069447 - Apparatus for combining light from a plurality of coherent light sources: An apparatus for combining coherent light from a plurality of coherent light sources is provided. The apparatus comprises a plurality of light guides, each comprising: a first mirror at an entrance face, including an aperture for admitting light therein from a respective one of the plurality of coherent light sources;... Agent: Christie Digital Systems Usa, Inc.

20120069448 - Head-mounted display device: Provided is a head-mounted display element, including: a first casing (11) which incorporates therein at least a display element (21), and has a light projection window (11a) for projecting image light from the display element (21); a second casing (12) which incorporates therein an eyepiece optical system (31) with a... Agent: Olympus Corporation

20120069449 - Imaging lens, imaging apparatus and information terminal apparatus: When an optical image is formed through an imaging lens on an imaging surface that is convex toward a light incident side, the imaging lens is constructed in such a manner that a defocus MTF peak position at an arbitrary image height in a range of from 70% to 100%... Agent: Fujifilm Corporation

20120069450 - Membrane device the membrane of which can be deformed by actuation with a fast response time: Device including a membrane and a support defining a cavity containing a fluid, where the membrane includes an anchoring area to the support, a central area able to be deformed following a displacement of fluid and an actuation area between the anchoring and central areas, and means of actuation to... Agent: Commissariat A L'energie Atomique Et Aux Ene Alt

20120069451 - Zoom lens system and electronic imaging apparatus: v

20120069452 - Lens barrel: A lens barrel is provided that includes a zoom optical system, a zooming unit, and a light adjusting mechanism. The zoom optical system includes a first, a second, and a third lens group. The second lens group is movable in a direction perpendicular to the optical axis and configured to... Agent: Panasonic Corporation

20120069453 - Lens barrel: A lens barrel is provided that includes a zoom optical system, a zooming unit, and a light adjusting mechanism. The zoom optical system is configured to form an optical image of a subject and includes a first, a second, and a third lens group. The third lens group is movable... Agent: Panasonic Corporation

20120069454 - Lens barrel: A lens barrel is provided that includes a zoom optical system with an optical axis. The lens barrel also includes a first and a second lens group. The first lens group has a first curved part and a first straight part when viewed axially along the optical axis. The second... Agent: Panasonic Corporation

20120069455 - Optical imaging lens system: This invention provides an optical imaging lens system including five lens elements with refractive power, in order from an object side toward an image side: a first lens element with positive refractive power having a convex object-side surface, a second lens element with negative refractive power, a third lens element... Agent: Largan Precision Co., Ltd.

20120069456 - Small-size wide angle lens and camera including the lens: A small-size wide angle lens substantially consists of a first lens group having positive refractive power, a stop, a second lens group having positive refractive power, and a third lens group having negative refractive power, which are arranged in this order from the object side. Each of the first lens... Agent: Fujifilm Corporation

20120069457 - Ceramic optical system support: An optical system support, especially for an optical measuring device, includes a base on which a mechanism for fixing an electro-optical transceiver system is provided. The optical system support is a ceramic optical system support.... Agent: Robert Bosch Gmbh

20120069458 - Rotation assist assembly: A rotation assist assembly is an assembly for assisting the rotation of a rotary adjustment member included in a lens barrel, and includes a base portion and a grip portion. The base portion is configured to be wound around the rotary adjustment member along a rotation direction of the rotary... Agent: Panasonic Corporation

20120069459 - Lens barrel: A lens barrel is provided that includes an image optical system with an optical axis. The lens barrel has a first lens, a second lens, a guide shaft, and a driving unit, an adjusting mechanism, and a base frame. The adjusting mechanism is coupled to the guide shaft and has... Agent: Panasonic Corporation

20120069461 - Lens driving apparatus: Disclosed is a lens driving apparatus. The lens driving apparatus includes a base formed at a center thereof with a first opening; a housing coupled with the base and having a second opening corresponding to the first opening; a yoke installed on the base and including a horizontal plate having... Agent: Lg Innotek Co., Ltd.

20120069460 - Permanent magnet electric motor: A permanent magnet electric motor includes a rotor and a stator magnetically coupled to the rotor. The rotor includes a shaft, a rotor core fixed to the shaft and having n teeth, n being an integer, a commutator fixed to the shaft adjacent the rotor core and having m segments,... Agent:

20120069462 - Outside mirror for vehicle: An outside mirror apparatus mounted to a sidewall of a vehicle to provide a driver's rear view, may include a front glass layer, a transmissivity variation unit attached to a rear surface of the front glass layer, the transmissivity variation unit selectively transmitting light or interrupting light transmission according to... Agent: Hyundai Motor Company

20120069463 - Fast steering, deformable mirror system and method for manufacturing the same: A fast-steering, deformable mirror system is configured to manipulate a reflective surface in order to control the reflection of electromagnetic radiation off of the reflective surface. The system is configured to steer the reflective surface as a unit, and also to deform the reflective surface. The system is designed to... Agent: Raytheon Company

20120069464 - Light shielding device and light shielding method: Provided is a large scale light shielding device and a light shielding method for controlling weather. A light shielding device 1 includes a shielding member 11 that shields a part or all of spectrums of sunlight, a buoyant force imparting unit 13 having buoyant members 41, and a drive mechanism... Agent:

  
03/15/2012 > 56 patent applications in 46 patent subcategories. listing by industry category

20120062966 - Card which can be authenticated by hologram chip: A card authentication is performed. An authentication chip for performing authentication by a copy-disabled hologram chip is attached to a card and when or after the card is introduced into a handling device, the authentication chip information is read to perform authentication. Read may be performed in a planar shape... Agent: International Frontier Technology Laboratory, Inc.

20120062967 - Duplicating diffractive optical elements: Methods and systems for duplicating holograms, including illuminating a master hologram using a first portion of a beam to generate a data beam, recording a copy hologram using a second portion of the beam and the data beam, where the master hologram and the copy hologram are arranged such that... Agent: Zebra Imaging, Inc.

20120062968 - Three-dimensional image projection device: Provided is a three-dimensional image projector capable of displaying a highly reproducible three-dimensional image in response to changes in a viewer's position and easily accomplishing system downsizing. The three-dimensional image projector 1 includes: a projection image forming disc 4 in which hologram sheets 9a, 9b, 9c are laminated along inner... Agent: National University Corporation Toyohashi University Of Technology

20120062969 - Optical scanner, method of manufacturing optical scanner, and image forming apparatus: An optical scanner includes: a movable section which has a light reflecting member with a light reflecting surface and which is rotatable around the central axis of rotation; at least a pair of movable beams extending from the movable section along the light reflecting surface; a displacement section which is... Agent: Seiko Epson Corporation

20120062970 - Actuator and optical scanning device using actuator: An actuator which tilts and drives an object to be driven around an axis of rotation includes: a pair of supporting beams arranged to support the object to be driven from both sides thereof in a direction parallel to the axis of rotation; a pair of movable beams arranged to... Agent: Mitsumi Electric Co., Ltd.

20120062971 - Tuned support structures for electrostatic comb drive scanner: Briefly, in accordance with one or more embodiments, an electric comb drive scanner comprises a scanning body comprising a mirror supported by one or more flexures along a first axis and one or more support structures coupled to the one or more flexures. One or more drive combs are disposed... Agent: Microvision, Inc.

20120062972 - Method of and system for setting laser processing conditions, laser processing system, computer program for setting laser processing conditions, computer readable medium and recording device on which laser processing conditions are recorded: A method of setting processing data for a computer-assisted laser processing apparatus is disclosed, along with a system for setting a laser processing data. The method comprises a function of setting a three-dimensional profile of a object and a processing pattern as processing conditions, a function of generating processing data... Agent: Keyence Corporation

20120062973 - Moems apparatus and a method for manufacturing same: A MOEMS apparatus is provided for scanning an optical beam and a method for manufacturing it. The apparatus is formed from a double active layer silicon on insulator (DSOI) substrate that includes two active layers separated by an insulating layer, and comprises an electro-static comb drive that includes a stator... Agent:

20120062974 - Apparatus and methods for wide temperature range operation of micrometer-scale silicon electro-optic modulators: A thermally stabilized, high speed, micrometer-scale silicon electro-optic modulator is provided. Methods for maintaining desired temperatures in electro-optic modulators are also provided. The methods can be used to maintain high quality modulation in the presence of thermal variations from the surroundings. Direct current injection into the thermally stabilized electro-optic modulator... Agent: Cornell University

20120062975 - Controlling transitions in optically switchable devices: A controller or control method may be designed or configured to operate without information about the current temperature of the device and/or the device's environment. Further, in some cases, the controller or control method is designed or configured to control transition of an optical device to an intermediated state between... Agent: Soladigm, Inc.

20120062976 - Series connected electrochromic devices: An electrochromic device includes a first electrochromic region interconnected with a second electrochromic region by a plurality of conductive links disposed between sides of a substrate on which the material layers of the electrochromic device are formed. The plurality of conductive links interconnects a first isolated conductive region of the... Agent: Sage Electrochromics, Inc.

20120062977 - Display device: A display device includes a pair of insulating substrates facing each other, electrochromic elements, and an electrolyte layer. A plurality of electrodes constituting the electrochromic elements are disposed on an inner surface of one of the insulating substrates so as to be spaced from each other. One of the insulating... Agent: Alps Electric Co., Ltd.

20120062979 - Digital binary mems wavefront control: A phase screen, i.e., an opto-electronic device that can convert a distorted incoming optical wavefront into a plane wave or, conversely, transform a plane wave into a prescribed varying output wavefront. Binary all-digital MEMS interferometer configurations that can be used to create controlled and arbitrary optical wavefront using only 0,1... Agent: University Of Rochester

20120062978 - Method for operating a micromirror device with electromechanical pulse width modulation: A method of operating by pulse width modulation a micromirror device is disclosed. In one aspect, the method includes providing a micromirror device having a micromirror element electrostatically deflectable around a rotation axis between a first and second position. The micromirror element is controllable by applying voltage signals to a... Agent: Imec

20120062980 - Color electronic paper display device and method for manufacturing the same: Disclosed herein are a color electronic paper display device and a method for manufacturing the same. The color electronic paper display device according to the present invention includes: a barrier rib structure including a plurality of cavities partitioned so that rotating balls are separately inserted thereinto; an electrode structure including... Agent: Samsung Electro-mechanics Co., Ltd.

20120062982 - Display device with improved display performance: A display device includes a first substrate, a second substrate, a plurality of display units and a plurality of partitioning walls. The second substrate is disposed above the first substrate. The display units are disposed between the first substrate and the second substrate, and each of the display units has... Agent: E Ink Holdings Inc.

20120062981 - Electro-optical display device and process for manufacturing the same: An electro-optical display device includes a first substrate having an pixel electrode, a light-transmissive second substrate having a light-transmissive counter electrode, an electrophoretic layer interposed between the first substrate and the second substrate and having a liquid dispersion, a partition wall that defines a plurality of reservoirs containing the dispersion... Agent: Seiko Epson Corporation

20120062983 - Optical parametric amplification, optical parametric generation, and optical pumping in optical fibers systems: Embodiments described herein include a system for producing ultrashort tunable pulses based on ultra broadband OPA or OPG in nonlinear materials. The system parameters such as the nonlinear material, pump wavelengths, quasi-phase matching periods, and temperatures can be selected to utilize the intrinsic dispersion relations for such material to produce... Agent: Imra America, Inc.

20120062984 - Generating laser pulses based on chirped pulse amplification: Techniques and devices for producing short laser pulses based on chirped pulse amplification.... Agent: Calmar Optcom, Inc. Dba Calmar Laser, Inc.

20120062985 - Optical fiber amplifying module: The present invention relates to an optical fiber amplifying module equipped with a structure for stably attaining a high gain even when amplifying light having a low duty cycle. The optical fiber amplifying module comprises at least three amplification optical fibers successively arranged from an input connector to an output... Agent: Sumitomo Electric Industries, Ltd

20120062986 - Focusing apparatus and method: A focusing apparatus for use with an optical system having a high NA objective lens includes an image forming and capturing mechanism for forming an image in an intermediate image zone and for capturing an image by receiving and refocusing light from a selected focal plane within the intermediate image... Agent: Isis Innovation Limited

20120062987 - Adaptor for microscopes: A fluorescent microscope attachment is disclosed that includes a removable filter arm to provide an adaptor for use in transforming a light microscope into a fluorescent microscope. The adaptor may further include an LED light source and/or a magnetic microscope objective attachment.... Agent: Qbc Diagnostics, Inc.

20120062989 - Sports set that utilize stereoscopic illumination and retroreflective materials: A system and method of illuminating a target object even when the target object is otherwise well illuminated by ambient light. Retroreflective material is provided on the exterior of the target object. The retroreflective material is pigmented to primarily reflect light within a predetermined frequency range. An illumination assembly is... Agent:

20120062988 - Three-dimensional information presentation device using slit viewing: Provided is a device which can present three dimensional information by a simple structure and in which the information can be viewed with the naked eye. A plurality of rotary line-light-source units are arranged. The line-light-source units provide different pieces of image information in different directions, in order to produce... Agent:

20120062991 - Autostereoscopic display device: An autostereoscopic display device has both a barrier arrangement and a lens arrangement. A plurality of views are provided to different lateral viewing directions. At least a portion of the field of view has autostereoscopic output, and the portion having autostereoscopic output has no repetition of individual 2D views and... Agent: Koninklijke Philips Electronics N.v.

20120062990 - Three-dimensional image display apparatus and image display device: Disclosed herein is a three-dimensional image display apparatus including: an image display device in which a plurality of pixels are laid out in the horizontal and vertical directions to form a two-dimensional matrix, each of the pixels being configured to include m sub-pixels, and a plurality of observing-point disparity images... Agent: Sony Corporation

20120062992 - Magnetic circuit for faraday rotator and method of manufacturing magnetic circuit for faraday rotator: A magnetic circuit for a Faraday rotator capable of suppressing generation of irreversible demagnetization is provided. This magnetic circuit (100, 200, 300, 400, 500, 600, 700, 800, 900) for a Faraday rotator includes a first magnet (2, 202, 302, 702, 802), a second magnet (3, 203, 303, 703, 803) and... Agent: Hitachi Metals, Ltd.

20120062993 - Zoom lens: 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 having a positive refractive power. Zoom is performed by... Agent: Tamron Co., Ltd.

20120062994 - Zoom lens system, interchangeable lens apparatus and camera system: A zoom lens system comprising a positive first lens unit, a positive second lens unit, and at least two subsequent lens units, wherein the first lens unit moves along an optical axis at the time of zooming, an interval between the second lens unit and one of the at least... Agent: Panasonic Corporation

20120062995 - Optical element with antireflection function and optical apparatus including the same: z

20120062996 - Optical plate and tiled display apparatus having the same: An optical plate and a tiled display apparatus having the optical plate of the present invention include a base substrate and a Fresnel lens having a plurality of Fresnel patterns protruding toward the base substrate from a flat upper surface. The optical plate further comprises an anti-reflection layer, and a... Agent:

20120062997 - Optical device having extented depth of field and fabrication method thereof: A method for designing an optical device which includes a lens and a microlens array is disclosed. A point spread function (PSF) of the lens including rotationally symmetrical aberration coefficients is formulated, wherein the PSF presents various spherical spot sizes. A virtual phase mask having phase coefficients is provided and... Agent:

20120062998 - Prismatic multiple waveguide for near-eye display: A near-eye display includes a compound waveguide for presenting viewers with virtual images visible within an eyebox at a limited relief distance from the compound waveguide. The compound waveguide is assembled from a plurality of waveguides that are at least partially optically isolated for conveying different portions of the virtual... Agent: Vuzix Corporation

20120062999 - Dual view display system: A dual view display system that displays two different images in different directions using a single display device. The dual view display includes a first optical element overlaying a first portion of the pixels and configured to direct light emitted from the first portion of the pixels toward a first... Agent: Delphi Technologies, Inc.

20120063000 - Fluidic lens with reduced optical aberration: A fluidic optical device may include a first optical surface that includes an deformable material and a second optical surface that includes a rigid material. An optical fluid disposed between first and second optical surfaces and an actuator is disposed in communication with first optical surface. Activation of actuator results... Agent: Holochip Corporation

20120063001 - Zoom lens system: f

20120063002 - Zoom lens and image pickup apparatus including the same: A zoom lens, including in order from an object side to an image side: a first lens unit; a second lens unit; a third lens unit; and a fourth lens unit, in which the second lens unit includes four lenses as a whole, in which a first lens and a... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

20120063003 - Zoom lens: A zoom lens includes, sequentially from an object side, a first lens group having a positive refractive power; a second lens group having negative refractive power; a third lens group having a positive refractive power; and a fourth lens group having a positive refractive power. The third lens group includes,... Agent: Tamron Co., Ltd.

20120063004 - Zoom lens system: z

20120063005 - Motor having small size and high output, and light amount adjustment device equipped with the motor: A light amount adjustment device including a motor which can be reduced in size by reducing radial and axial dimensions and makes it possible to increase the motor output. The device has a stator of a motor drive mechanism formed integrally with a holding member fixed to a cam member... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

20120063006 - Lens barrel having cam cylinder with cam groove: A lens barrel includes a lens holding frame 102 that holds a lens 101 and that includes at least three follower pins 103, 104, and 102b, a guide cylinder 700 that linearly guides the lens holding frame 102 in an optical axis direction, and a cam cylinder 800 that rotates... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

20120063007 - Lens barrel, imaging device and information terminal: A lens barrel includes : a first zoom lens; a second zoom lens; a first zoom lens supporting barrel that supports the first zoom lens; a second zoom lens supporting barrel that supports the second zoom lens; a moving member that moves the first zoom lens supporting barrel and the... Agent: Olympus Corporation

20120063008 - Device for acquiring equally blurred intermediate images: A device for acquiring equally blurred intermediate image to realize Extension of DOF imaging is characterized in that: the lens of said device produces space-invariant and approximately equal psf output in the designed range of the depth-of-field; the lens realizing space-invariant transfer characteristic is a multi-focal points lens with ray... Agent: Typonteq Company

20120063009 - Lens sheet, display panel, and electronic apparatus: To suppress bad shaping generated due to fusion of neighboring cylindrical lenses in a lens sheet formed by using an ultraviolet curable resin, for example. A lens sheet includes: a substrate formed with a transparent material; a plurality of protruded lines provided on the substrate in parallel at a specific... Agent: Nlt Technologies, Ltd.

20120063010 - Large-field unit-magnification catadioptric projection system: A unit magnification projection optical system includes, listed in order along a system axis, a mirror, a lens group having negative power and a lens group having positive power. The optical system is a symmetric system, with an object plane on one side of the system axis and an object... Agent: Coherent, Inc.

20120063011 - Retrofocus-type wide angle lens and camera including the lens: A retrofocus-type wide angle lens includes a first lens group having negative refractive power as a whole, a second lens group having positive refractive power as a whole, a stop, and a third lens group having positive refractive power as a whole, which are arranged in this order from the... Agent: Fujifilm Corporation

20120063012 - Imaging lens: An imaging lens includes plastic-made first, second, third, and fourth lens elements arranged in the given order from an object side to an imaging side. The first lens element has a positive focusing power and is biconvex. The second lens element has a negative focusing power, is biconcave, and has... Agent: Genius Electronic Optical Co., Ltd.

20120063013 - Focus adjusting equipment: According to one embodiment, focus adjusting equipment is provided. The focus adjusting equipment is provided with a rotational driving unit, a focus lens unit, a cam gear and a cam. The rotational driving unit generates a rotational force. The focus lens unit is provided with a focus lens and a... Agent: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba

20120063014 - Lens barrel: A lens barrel includes a lens group including a fixed lens including one or more lenses and an adjustment lens including one or more lenses, and a lens frame to hold the lens group, including an adjustment lens frame to hold the adjustment lens and an aligning mechanism to hold... Agent:

20120063015 - Lens barrel: A lens barrel includes a lens frame, a guide shaft, a lead screw, a nut, and a biasing spring. The guide shaft is inserted into the lens frame. The nut is threaded onto the lead screw. The biasing member biases the lens frame toward the nut. The lens frame includes... Agent: Panasonic Corporation

20120063017 - Apparatus for adjusting optical element: An apparatus for adjusting an optical element includes at least one optical element for passing light, an adjustment frame coupled to an edge of the optical element, a lens barrel supporting a rear side of the adjustment frame, an elastic support unit arranged between the adjustment frame and the lens... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20120063016 - Interchangeable lens, camera body, and electronic device: An interchangeable lens to be detachably attached to a camera body, that includes a holding unit at which a plurality of contacts is arranged, the interchangeable lens includes: a first communication contact system arranged at the holding unit; and a second communication contact system different from the first communication contact... Agent: Nikon Corporation

20120063019 - Control method for a voice coil motor and lens focusing system using the same: A control method is provided to reduce the spring resonance of a voice coil motor when the coil current of the voice coil motor is changed. Each time a total variation for the coil current to be changed is identified and divided into a plurality of step variations applied one... Agent: Fitipower Integrated Technology Inc.

20120063018 - Lens actuator: A lens actuator includes a box-shaped housing, a prism-shaped carrier, magnets, and coils. The housing accommodates the carrier to be movable along a first direction therein, and the carrier includes a hollow space where a lens can be mounted. The magnets are disposed at one of the carrier or the... Agent:

20120063020 - Interchangeable lens, camera body, and electronic device: An interchangeable lens to be detachably attached to a camera body, that includes a holding unit at which a plurality of contacts is arranged, in the interchangeable lens, the first contact is arranged on one end and the eleventh contact is arranged on another end of the arrangement of the... Agent: Nikon Corporation

20120063021 - Lens barrel support apparatus: A support apparatus supporting a lens barrel includes an annular fitting member, constructed by cutting a metal die case blank, to form an inner peripheral groove therein, and annular sheets disposed on front and rear cut surfaces of the inner peripheral groove in a direction of an optical axis. A... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

  
03/08/2012 > 42 patent applications in 37 patent subcategories. listing by industry category

20120057213 - Volumetric imaging of a holographic optical traps: A method and system for manipulating object using a three dimensional optical trap configuration. By use of selected hologram on optical strap can be configured as a preselected three dimensional configuration for a variety of complex uses. The system can include various optical train components, such as partially transmissive mirrors... Agent: New York University

20120057214 - Micro movable element array and a communication apparatus: A micro movable element array includes a first frame; a second frame; a first movable part row including plural first movable parts and a second movable part row including plural second movable parts. The first movable parts include first movable main parts. The second movable parts include second movable main... Agent: Fujitsu Limited

20120057215 - Surface plasmon polariton modulator: A surface plasmon polariton modulator capable of locally varying a physical property of a dielectric material to control a surface plasmon polariton. The surface plasmon polariton modulator includes a dielectric layer, including first and second dielectric portions, which is interposed between two metal layers. The second dielectric portion has a... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20120057217 - Display: A display including a pixel array substrate, an opposite substrate and a fluid medium is provided. The pixel array substrate includes a first substrate including pixel regions and pixel structures disposed in the pixel regions. Each pixel region includes a distribution region of pixel electrode and a non-electrode region. A... Agent: Industrial Technology Research Institute

20120057216 - Multicomponent sacrificial structure: A MEMS comprising a sacrificial structure, which comprises a faster etching portion and a slower etching portion, exhibits reduced damage to structural features when in forming a cavity in the MEMS by etching away the sacrificial structure. The differential etching rates mechanically decouple structural layers, thereby reducing stresses in the... Agent: Qualcomm Mems Technologies, Inc.

20120057218 - Liquid for electrophoretic display and electrophoretic display device and electronic device preparerd using the same: M

20120057219 - Laser light source apparatus: In a laser light source apparatus using a wavelength converting device (35), the position and angle of the wavelength converting device are allowed to be varied so as to maximize the laser output. The angular adjustment of the wavelength converting device is simplified by accurately positioning the wavelength converting device.... Agent: Panasonic Corporation

20120057220 - High power fiber laser system: A tapered fiber bundle device couples optical power from an optical power source into an output fiber. The tapered fiber bundle device includes a tapered fiber bundle including a set of bundled fibers having a near end and a distal end. The near end of the tapered fiber bundle is... Agent: Textron Systems Corporation

20120057221 - Optical integration system and method: An optical integration circuit includes a semiconductor optical amplifier (SOA), a readout mechanism coupled to the SOA, and an optical filter coupled to an output of the SOA. The SOA has a decaying response function and an input for receiving an optical input signal having a first wavelength. The SOA... Agent: Lockheed Martin Corporation

20120057222 - Single crystal of magnesium fluoride, optical member and optical element comprising the same: A single crystal of magnesium fluoride having a large diameter and excellent optical properties such as internal transmittance and long term laser durability, and suited for use as optical elements for exposing apparatus. The single crystal of magnesium fluoride is of a cylindrical shape having a straight body portion of... Agent:

20120057223 - Dual field of view refractive optical system with external pupil and internal stabilization: Various embodiments provide an optical system including a first lens group including a plurality of lenses, the first lens group being configured to correct for lateral chromatic aberration; and a second lens group including a plurality of lenses, the second lens group being configured to correct for axial chromatic aberration,... Agent: Raytheon Company

20120057225 - Expedient of regulation of the directional gear transmission of light: The invention relates to fields of technique where the glazed constructions are applied and regulation of their directional gear transmission of light depending on angle of incidence of beams is required at the motion of a light source and/or the glazed construction from each other. Regulation is carried out both... Agent:

20120057224 - Method of maintaining a color of a cured film formed from a coating composition: A method of maintaining a color of a cured film formed from a coating composition on a metal substrate relative to a standard comprises the steps of providing a resin, providing a pigment, combining the pigment and the resin to form the coating composition, applying the coating composition to the... Agent:

20120057226 - Surgical fluorescence stereomicroscope: A surgical fluorescence stereomicroscope (1) for detecting and operating on fluorescing areas of an object field (7) is described, which microscope encompasses a first illumination device (2) for irradiating the object field (7) with light in an excitation wavelength region (E). The surgical fluorescence stereomicroscope (1) further encompasses an observation... Agent: Leica Microsystems (schweiz) Ag

20120057227 - Display apparatus: A display apparatus includes: a display unit in which sub-pixels are periodically arranged at a first sub-pixel pitch in a first direction of a screen, each pixel is formed by the plurality of sub-pixels, and a plurality of viewpoint images is displayed on a display surface; and a barrier unit... Agent: Sony Corporation

20120057228 - Display apparatus: d

20120057229 - Display apparatus: Provided is a display apparatus that can operate both in a portrait mode and a landscape mode, and that exhibits high front brightness and excellent resolution in both planar image display (2D display) and stereoscopic image display (3D display). The display apparatus of the present invention is a display apparatus... Agent:

20120057230 - Polarizing plate manufacturing method: A method for manufacturing a polarizing plate comprising a polarizing film and a transparent protective film provided on at least one surface of the polarizing film, the method comprising the steps of: subjecting at least a surface of the transparent protective film to be bonded to the polarizing film to... Agent: Nitto Denko Corporation

20120057231 - Polarizing film, optical film laminate comprising polarizing film, and stretched laminate for manufacturing the same: m

20120057232 - Polarizing film, optical film laminate comprising polarizing film, and stretched laminate for manufacturing the same:

20120057233 - Curved lenses configured to decode three-dimensional content: Curved lenses configured to decode three dimensional content and method of fabricating the same. The lenses comprise a polyvinylalcohol polarizer film or similar type of material laminated with triacetate or similar type material on one or both sides, wherein the polarizer film has a polarizing efficiency equal to or exceeding... Agent: Mei 3d, LLC

20120057234 - Variable power zoom lens: The present invention is a variable power zoom lens that is suitable to APS-format single-lens reflex cameras. The zoom lens has the foremost or first lens group G1 of positive refractivity, the second lens group G2 of negative refractivity, the third lens group G3 of positive refractivity, and the fourth... Agent:

20120057235 - Method for antireflection in binary and multi-level diffractive elements: Methods and apparatus for reducing or eliminating reflection at the interface between a binary or multi-level diffractive element and a surrounding medium. A non-planar diffractive surface of a diffractive optical element is coated forming a plurality of nanostructures on the non-planar diffractive surface and, in certain embodiments, on a planar... Agent: Massachusetts Institute Of Technology

20120057237 - Electrode film and coordinate detecting apparatus: A laminate includes a high refractive index layer laminated on the base, made of a high refractive index material having an absolute refractive index more than 1.50, and having a thickness of 2 nm or more and 20 nm or less, a low refractive index layer laminated on the high... Agent: Sony Corporation

20120057236 - Temperable three layer antirefrlective coating, coated article including temperable three layer antirefrlective 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.

20120057238 - Low-aberration optical window: An optical window may be configured to minimize optical aberrations. The optical window may include a laminous optical window assembly. The laminous optical window assembly may have four or more alternating layers of positive refraction material layers and negative refraction material layers. The four or more alternating layers may be... Agent: Raytheon Company

20120057239 - Light scattering sheet and process for producing the same: A process for producing a light scattering sheet includes: a coating step of coating a transparent support with a coating solution prepared by dissolving a resin material including at least two kinds selected from polymers and monomers phase-separable with each other in a solvent to form a coating layer; and... Agent: Fujifilm Corporation

20120057240 - Automatic darkening filter with automatic power management: A protective automatic darkening filter (ADF) includes automatic power management capabilities. The ADF includes a power management control unit that controls power to the ADF based on whether or not the ADF is currently in use. In one embodiment, to determine whether the ADF is in use, the power management... Agent: 3m Innovative Properties Company

20120057241 - Angular adjustable variable beamsplitter: A beamsplitter includes a bifurcated frame, which rotates about a vertical axis, enabling the transmissive properties of an optical element, e.g. etalon, mounted on one arm of the frame, to be tuned as the angle of the optical element is rotated relative to an incoming optical beam. A mirror is... Agent:

20120057242 - Decentration optical system, and image display apparatus and imaging apparatus incorporating the same: The invention provides a decentration optical system comprising at least five optical surfaces. The optical surfaces are each decentered with respect to an axial chief ray in the Y-Z plane in the XYZ coordinate space, and at least one surface is decentered in the X-Z plane orthogonal to the Y-Z... Agent:

20120057244 - Lens with multi-convex meniscus wall: The present invention relates generally to an arcuate liquid meniscus lens with a meniscus wall. Some specific embodiments include a liquid meniscus lens with a meniscus wall essentially in the shape of multiple segments of a torus convex toward the optical axis. Embodiments may also include a lens of suitable... Agent:

20120057243 - Optical element, optical element array, and method of manufacturing optical element: Disclosed are an optical element, an optical element array, and a method of manufacturing an optical element capable of forming a desired interface shape. In a microlens and a microlens array, at least one of a transparent liquid forming a liquid phase and microbubbles forming a gas phase is subjected... Agent: Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

20120057245 - Valve device for a variable focus lens: A valve device for a variable lens comprises: an inlet for receiving fluid from a reservoir; an outlet for passing fluid to a lens cavity; and a valve member, the valve member comprising a passageway for fluid communication between the inlet and outlet and a valve for closing the passageway;... Agent: Adlens Ltd

20120057246 - Compact zoom lens: A zoom lens including, in a sequence from an object side to an image plane side: a first lens group having a negative refractive power; a second lens group having a positive refractive power; a third lens group having a negative refractive power; and a fourth lens group having a... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20120057247 - Zoom lens system and image pickup device having the same: A zoom lens system according to the present invention includes a first lens group with negative refractive power, a second lens group with positive refractive power, a third lens group with positive refractive power, and a fourth lens group with negative refractive power which are arranged in turn from the... Agent:

20120057248 - Compact zoom lens: A zoom lens includes, in a sequence from an object side to an image side, a first lens group having a negative refractive power and comprising two lenses; a second lens group having a positive refractive power; a stop disposed on the image side of the second lens group; and... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20120057249 - Lens for projection and projection-type display apparatus: z

20120057250 - Telephoto lens system: A telephoto lens system including a first lens group having a positive refractive power and including at least three positive lenses and one negative lens; a second lens group having a negative refractive power and for performing focusing by moving along an optical axis; and a third lens group having... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20120057251 - Objective optical system: Provided is a high-performance objective optical system which is compatible with a high-pixel-count image acquisition device, in which focusing can be achieved according to a change in object point distance and which has sufficient depth of field at the individual object point distances. Provided is an objective optical system (1)... Agent:

20120057252 - Capacitive type humidity sensor and manufacturing method thereof: A lens drive apparatus includes a lens holder configured to hold a lens body, a translating mechanism having a magnet, a coil, and a yoke and configured to translate the lens holder along the direction of an optical axis, and a base member formed of a resin material and including... Agent:

20120057253 - Light guide plate and virtual image display apparatus having the same: Since a distance from an image extraction part to a light exiting surface is shorter downstream in an optical path than upstream in the optical path in relation to Z direction that is an arraying direction of reflection units, image light that propagates to pass between the image extraction part... Agent: Seiko Epson Corporation

20120057254 - High stability reflective element mount: A beam director (360) for directing a beam (356, 358) comprises a director base (464), a reflective element (462), a base pivot (474A), an element pivot (470), and a first element fastener (468A). The director base (464) is positioned adjacent to a mounting base (226). A first interface between the... Agent: Daylight Solutions, Inc.

  
03/01/2012 > 73 patent applications in 62 patent subcategories. listing by industry category

20120050830 - Digital hologram image display device: The present disclosure relates to a digital hologram display device in which the 0th diffraction component is removed for optimizing the reproduction and replay of the three-dimensional hologram video data. The present disclosure suggests a digital hologram image display device comprising: a pattern generator generating holography interference patterns; a spatial... Agent:

20120050831 - Reproduction apparatus and reproduction method: In a holographic memory of an angle multiple recording system, when a hologram is reproduced, a light beam of a different polarizing direction is irradiated as reference light to a hologram recording medium and diffracted light is detected from the hologram recording medium.... Agent:

20120050832 - Method and system for imaging and object using incoherent light: A method of generating a hologram of an object is disclosed. The method comprises: receiving data corresponding to a plurality of non-coherent sub-holograms acquired by an optically passive synthetic aperture holographic apparatus, combining the sub-holograms to generate a mosaic hologram of the object, and transmitting the mosaic hologram to a... Agent: Ben Gurion University Of The Negev Research And Development

20120050833 - Methods and apparatus for holographic animation: In illustrative implementations of this invention, this vertical parallax rotation may be corrected at least three different ways: (1) the content of H1 may be pre-rotated, (2) H1, H2 or both may be translated during exposures, or (3) only a thin horizontal stripe of H1 may be illuminated during holographic... Agent: Massachusetts Institute Of Technology

20120050834 - Method and apparatus for creating entanglements and quantum repeater utilising the same: A method and apparatus (70) are provided for creating an entanglement between two qubits situated in spaced nodes (71, 72) and coupled by an optical channel (75). One node (71) supports a plurality of qubits (73) and is arranged to pass a respective light field through each qubit and on... Agent:

20120050835 - Optical scanning device and image formation apparatus: An optical scanning device in which optical beams from a light-emitting element are passed through a collimator lens and are deflected by a deflector and which scans over an image carrier by using the deflected optical beams, comprising: a device housing; and a holder supported on a base of the... Agent: Konica Minolta Business Technologies, Inc.

20120050836 - Light scanning device and thrust-direction force canceling method: At least a part of a first thrust-direction force generated by air resistance received by at least one surface of reflection surfaces arrayed in a rotating direction of a polygon mirror and tilted with respect to a rotation axis of the polygon mirror is canceled by a second thrust-direction force... Agent: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba

20120050837 - Shutter and camera module having same: A shutter includes a first insulating substrate, a first electrode layer, a second insulating substrate, a second electrode layer, and a light-blocking layer. The first electrode layer is formed on the first insulating substrate. The first electrode layer includes layer portions insulated from one another. The second electrode layer is... Agent: Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., Ltd.

20120050838 - Electrochromic display apparatus: An electrochromic display apparatus includes a display substrate; an opposite substrate disposed opposite the display substrate; an opposite electrode disposed on the opposite substrate; a plurality of display electrodes disposed between the display substrate and the opposite electrode, the display electrodes being electrically isolated from each other; a plurality of... Agent:

20120050839 - System and method for displaying images: System and method for simultaneous display of multiple images using a single light modulator array. A preferred embodiment comprises a light source that produces a light with desired spectral characteristics, a color filter optically coupled to the light source, and an array of light modulators optically coupled to the color... Agent: Texas Instruments Incorporated

20120050840 - Electrophoretic display device and method of fabrication thereof: Disclosed herein is a method of fabricating an electrophoretic display device for reducing the fabrication cost and simplifying the fabrication process, and the method may include providing a substrate comprising a display region arranged with a plurality of pixels and a non-display region; forming a thin-film transistor on a first... Agent:

20120050841 - Terahertz electromagnetic wave generating element: A terahertz electromagnetic wave generating element can include a generation layer, and a plurality of pairs of layer structures provided on opposite sides thereof. The layer structures are each provided with a first layer, a second layer on the side of the first layer opposite to the generation layer, and... Agent: Nalux Co., Ltd.

20120050842 - Optical waveguide devices and harmonic wave generating devices: An optical waveguide device includes a ferroelectric layer having a thickness of 4 μm-7 μm; a supporting body; and an adhesive layer adhering a bottom face of the ferroelectric layer and supporting body. The ferroelectric layer includes a ridge comprising a channel optical waveguide, first and second protuberances on opposite... Agent: Ngk Insulators, Ltd.

20120050844 - Optical signal transmission device, optical amplification device, optical attenuation device and optical signal transmission method: A generation unit generates a polarization multiplexing signal in which two optical signals, each polarization of which is orthogonal to each other, are combined. A detector detects the powers of the two optical signals contained in the polarization multiplexing signal generated by the generation unit. An amplifier amplifies, according to... Agent: Fujitsu Limited

20120050843 - Device for amplifying light impulses: The present invention relates to a device (12) and to a method for amplifying light impulses (13). The device comprises a stretcher (15) stretching the light impulses over time, at least one amplifier (16) amplifying the stretched light impulses, and a compressor (17) compressing the stretched and amplified light impulses,... Agent: Fraunhofer-gesellschaft Zur Foerderung Der Angewandten Forschung E.v.

20120050845 - Reducing transients in an optical amplifier: A controller for reducing a transient variation of gain of an optical amplifier is disclosed. The controller includes a control circuit adapted to generate an electrical signal mimicking optical gain transient variation upon an abrupt change in input loading conditions. The electrical signal is applied to a variable optical attenuator... Agent: Jdsu Deutschland Gmbh

20120050846 - System and method for compensating for polarization dependent loss: In accordance with one embodiment of the present disclosure a system for compensating for polarization dependent loss experienced by an optical signal comprises an optical amplifier configured to amplify an optical signal and having a polarization dependent gain (PDG). The system also comprises a polarization rotator coupled to the amplifier... Agent: Fujitsu Limited

20120050847 - Infrared light reflector: An infrared light reflector having an infrared light reflective layer formed by polymerizing an infrared light reflective layer composition that contains a polyfunctional polymerizable compound, a cholesteric liquid crystal compound and a fluorine-containing alignment controlling agent in an amount of at least 60 ppm relative to the liquid crystal compound,... Agent:

20120050848 - Crystalline infrared reflective films: Provided are infrared reflective films comprising a substrate and at least one infrared reflective layer comprising an aminium radical cation compound in a crystalline state and an organic polymer, wherein the infrared reflective layer has a reflectance peak in the infrared region from 1250 nm to 1700 nm. Such infrared... Agent: Optodot Corporation

20120050849 - Apparatus for temporal displacement of white light laser pulses: A laser microscope (10) having a laser light source (22) which generates laser light pulses (23) for the purpose of examining a sample (16). An optical element (25) is arranged in the beam path of the laser light pulses (23). The optical element (25) disperses the wavelength spectrum of the... Agent: Leica Microsystems Cms Gmbh

20120050850 - Microscope and filter inserting method: A microscope includes a first imaging optical system that images light beams from a cell tissue sample, a second imaging optical system having a light beam splitting element which splits a portion of the light beams from the cell tissue sample from the first imaging optical system, an imaging element... Agent: Sony Corporation

20120050851 - Microscope including micro and macro objectives: The present invention relates to a microscope (18), including an objective turret (14) for holding at least one micro objective (15) which can be rotated into an operation position on an optical axis (3), further including observation optics (9) in an imaging beam path (29), and a macro objective (5)... Agent: Leica Microsystems Cms Gmbh

20120050853 - Portable fluorescence microscope: A portable microscope is provided comprising a body; a light source comprising a flash light for generating illumination, an objective lens having an optical axis, a stage for holding an object to be observed, and a mirror positioned along the objective optical axis on the other side of the objective... Agent:

20120050852 - Transmitted light fluorescence microscope and kit for adapting a microscope to the transmitted light fluorescence working mode: A transmitted light fluorescence microscope, presents a mount, a lighting assembly and a condenser interposed between the lighting assembly and the mount; the lighting assembly includes at least one LED which emits in a spectral band adapted to excite the fluorescence of the sample to be analyzed and is arranged... Agent:

20120050854 - Remote controlled telescope cleaning system for small telescopes: The present invention relates to a remote-controlled telescope lens cleaning system and a telescope fitted with the same.... Agent:

20120050855 - Adapter disk: A device for fixing an adapter unit (1) comprising an optical film (16) and/or an optical plate to a monitor (4) consisting of a display (7) and a frame (4), said device (11) comprising a first means by which the adapter unit is spaced apart from the display (7) by... Agent:

20120050856 - Apparatus and process for stereoscopic vision: Shuttered eyewear comprising: a frame; a right eye shutter supported by the frame; a left eye shutter supported by the frame; and a sensor arranged to detect light passing through the right eye shutter, the left eye shutter, or both.... Agent: Sony Corporation

20120050857 - Stereoscopic 3d display device: A stereoscopic image display device allowing for viewing of a 3D image according to a glassless scheme is disclosed in which barrier pitches are desired to be suitable for a landscape display mode and a portrait display mode and the interocular distance is adjusted to compensate for a viewing distance... Agent:

20120050858 - Curved lenses configued to decode three-dimensional content: Curved lenses configured to decode three dimensional content and method of fabricating the same. The lenses comprise a polyvinylalcohol polarizer film laminated with triacetate on both sides, wherein the polarizer film has a polarizing efficiency equal to or exceeding 99% and a transmittance percentage equal to or exceeding 35% and... Agent: Mei 3d, LLC

20120050859 - Polarized light converting system: A polarized light converting system is disclosed in the present invention. The converting system includes a polarizing splitting unit, for splitting an unpolarized incident light beam into a first polarized light beam and a second polarized light beam, passing the second polarized light beam, and reflecting the first polarized light... Agent: Walsin Lihwa Corporation

20120050860 - Image pickup apparatus: An image pickup apparatus includes an image pickup unit, a shutter unit located at a front surface at a subject side of the image pickup unit, a first optical member disposed at a subject side of the shutter unit, and preventing dust particles from entering the shutter unit, a second... Agent: Olympus Imaging Corp.

20120050861 - Imaging apparatus: A imaging apparatus includes: a display module; a dust-proof plate arranged on an observer side of the display module and configured to substantially seal a surface of the display module; an eyepiece lens arranged on the observer side of the dust-proof plate and movable in an optical axis direction; and... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

20120050862 - Retro-reflective marker: A reflector body (10), particularly a spherical retro-reflective marker, includes a plurality of reflector body segments (11), and the individual reflector body segments (11) formed by such a reflector body (10), and there are methods for producing the reflector body segments (11) and the reflector body (10). The reflector bodies... Agent: Ilumark Gmbh

20120050863 - Security article having a switching feature: A security laminate for authenticating an article and a method for authenticating articles is disclosed. The security laminate includes a transparent binder layer and retroreflective microspheres such that the security laminate exhibits a covert switching effect when exposed to particular conditions.... Agent: 3m Innovative Properties Company

20120050864 - High zoom-ratio zoom lens system: A high zoom-ratio zoom lens system includes a positive first lens group, a negative second lens group, a positive third lens group and a positive fourth lens group, in that order from the object side. Upon zooming from the short focal length extremity to the long focal length extremity, at... Agent: Hoya Corporation

20120050865 - Lens barrel and image pickup apparatus: In a lens barrel including an image pickup optical system containing plural lens groups and a barrel member for holding the image pickup optical system and conducting protruding and retracting, the lens frame holding a prescribed lens group of the image pickup optical system is swung so that the prescribed... Agent:

20120050866 - Lens barrel and optical apparatus including the same: A lens barrel includes first and second driving units configured to move first and second moving frames in an optical axis direction, and two correction driving sources configured to move the second moving frame in a direction perpendicular to an optical axis. Moving ranges in the optical axis direction of... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

20120050867 - Programmable optical computing device employing led array transducers and stacked light modulator elements in fractional fourier planes: A monolithic or hybrid integrated optical information processor or optical information processing system having at least one LED array and plurality of light modulating array elements, each controlled by respective control signals, and arranged so that each light modulating array element lies in a different fractional Fourier transform plane. In... Agent:

20120050868 - Diffractive optical element having high diffraction efficiency at plural wavelengths and image-pickup optical system using the same: A diffractive optical element in which the maximum optical path length of light is an integral multiple of each of a plurality of wavelengths includes a diffractive grating configured by combining a first member and a second member having a refractive index lower than a refractive index of the first... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

20120050869 - Wavelength-variable interference filter, optical module, and optical analysis device: An etalon includes a fixed mirror disposed on a first substrate, a movable mirror disposed on a second substrate to face the fixed mirror with a gap interposed therebetween, a first electrode disposed on the surface of the first substrate facing the second substrate, a second electrode disposed on a... Agent: Seiko Epson Corporation

20120050870 - Liquid crystal display: A liquid crystal display having a backlight module, liquid crystal layer and a color filter layer is disclosed in the invention. An ultraviolet unit for emitting ultraviolet is disposed in the backlight module. The color filter layer is composed of a purity of pixels, and at least one of the... Agent: Epistar Corporation

20120050871 - Optical member, method for producing same, and optical system: An optical member includes a ray effective area, a ray ineffective area, at least one continuous protective film arranged over the ray effective area and at least part of the ray ineffective area, a light-shielding film arranged on the protective film located in the ray ineffective area, and a plate-crystal... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

20120050872 - Optical system, optical apparatus, and method for manufacturing optical system: An optical system includes, in order from an object side, a first lens group having positive refractive power, a second lens group having negative refractive power, and a third lens group having positive refractive power. The second lens group is moved upon carrying out focusing from an infinitely distant object... Agent: Nikon Corporation

20120050873 - Wavelength tunable optical filter and reflecting element for an optical device: The invention relates to an optical filter comprising an optical source (2), emitting a light beam comprising a plurality of wavelengths, an optical receiver (3), and, optically aligned between the source (2) and receiver (3), at least one collimating and converging optical element (10), one dispersive optical element (20) capable... Agent: Sercalo Microtechnology Limited

20120050876 - Dihedral corner reflector array optical element and method for fabricating the same and display device using the same: For a method fabricating a dihedral corner reflector array optical element, a molding die having a reversal shape of the prism bodies is used. Each prism body has a frustum shape having an end plane whose area is smaller than that of the base plane side of the substrate. Each... Agent: Stanley Electric Co., Ltd.

20120050874 - Optical sheet having printed double-sided light guide plate: The present invention provides an optical sheet having a plurality of light guide plate patterns, each light guide plate pattern having a micro-patterned output surface for emitting light, and a micro-patterned bottom surface opposing to the output surface. The optical sheet is made in steps comprising extruding a first resin... Agent: Skc Haas Display Films Co., Ltd.

20120050875 - Optical sheet manufactured with micro-patterned carrier: The present invention provides an optical sheet having a plurality of light guide plate patterns, each light guide plate pattern having a micro-patterned output surface for emitting light, and a micro-patterned bottom surface opposing to the output surface. The optical sheet is made in steps comprising: extruding a resin into... Agent: Skc Haas Display Films Co., Ltd.

20120050877 - Color separating optical system: A color separating optical system including first to third prisms for separating incident light from an objective lens into three primary color light components, so as to project three color-separated images of a subject onto first to third image sensors, respectively. In order to prevent ghosts from being superposed on... Agent: Fujifilm Corporation

20120050878 - Negative refractive index materials and methods for making same: Embodiments of the invention described herein include metamaterials that exhibit negative permittivity and negative permeability at optical frequencies, methods for preparing such materials, and devices prepared from same.... Agent: Triton Systems, Inc.

20120050879 - Optical device and associated methods: An optical device includes a transparent substrate, a first replicated refractive surface on a first surface of the substrate in a first material, and a second replicated refractive surface on a second surface, opposite the first surface, and made of a second material, different from the first material. The material... Agent:

20120050880 - Lens with compound linear-convex meniscus wall: The present invention relates generally to an arcuate liquid meniscus lens with a meniscus wall. Some specific embodiments include a liquid meniscus lens with a meniscus wall essentially in the shape of a conical frustum combined with a segment of a torus convex to the optical axis. Embodiments may also... Agent:

20120050881 - Liquid lens and apparatus incorporating the same: A liquid lens includes a vessel having an inner wall and configured to contain liquid, an electrolyte liquid and a non-electrolyte liquid forming an interface therebetween and being contained in the vessel, and a voltage applying unit which applies a voltage to the electrolyte liquid. A shape of the interface... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

20120050882 - Zoom lens, optical apparatus and method of manufacturing zoom lens: A zoom lens having, in order from an object, a first lens group G1 having negative refractive power, a second lens group G2 having positive refractive power, and a third lens group GH3 having positive refractive power, wherein the second lens group G2 is constituted only by three or more... Agent: Nikon Corporation

20120050883 - Zoom lens, optical apparatus and method of manufacturing zoom lens: A zoom lens having, in order from the object, 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, wherein the second lens group G2 is constituted only by three or more... Agent: Nikon Corporation

20120050884 - Zoom lens, optical apparatus and method for manufacturing zoom lens: A zoom lens ZL comprising 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, wherein the first lens group G1 includes a first lens having negative refractive power and a second... Agent: Nikon Corporation

20120050885 - Macro lens system: z

20120050886 - Zoom lens, optical apparatus and zoom lens manufacturing method: A zoom lens includes, in order from an object, 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. The first lens group G1 comprises only one negative spherical lens (lens L11)... Agent: Nikon Corporation

20120050887 - Lens apparatus and tv camera: A lens apparatus includes an optical system, a lens barrel, and a weight. The optical system includes a movable lens unit. The lens barrel houses the optical system and includes a fixed barrel and a cam barrel. The fixed barrel supports the movable lens unit to be forwardly and backwardly... Agent: Fujifilm Corporation

20120050888 - Micro camera lens: The present invention discloses a micro camera lens, comprising three aspheric lenses and a diaphragm, wherein, the three lenses have positive diopter, negative diopter, and positive diopter, respectively, and meet the following expression: VP1>50 and VP2<35; Where, VP1 and VP2 are Abbe numbers of the first lens and second lens,... Agent: Zhejiang Sunny Optics Co., Ltd.

20120050889 - Optical lens: An optical lens includes a main body having an outer convex surface and a bottom surface opposite to the outer convex surface. The bottom surface has an inner concave surface which is concave toward the outer convex surface. The outer convex surface and the inner concave surface cooperatively form two... Agent: Edison Opto Corporation

20120050890 - Collection optics: An imaging system including a back-plane reflector having a concave aspherical reflecting surface and an outer diameter that is no greater than a first distance, with an aperture formed in the back-plane reflector, the aperture for admitting light from a field of view to the imaging system, a fore-plane reflector... Agent: Kla-tencor Corporation

20120050891 - Objective: An objective is described consisting of a monolithic body of a material at least partly transparent for a part of an electromagnetic spectrum, and whose surfaces include a first optical refractive functional area serving as entrance area through which electromagnetic radiation can enter the objective, a second optical reflective functional... Agent: Fraunhofer-gesellschaft Zur Foerderung Der Angewandten Forschung E.v.

20120050892 - Lens module: A lens module includes a first lens group with a positive refractive power, a second lens group with a negative refractive power, and a third lens group with a positive refractive power. The first lens group essentially consists of a first lens with a negative refractive power, a second lens... Agent:

20120050893 - Lens driving device: In a lens driving device, a rack gear portion is used as a gear portion so that the gear portion can be disengaged from the terminal end of the lead screw in the radial direction. To efficiently utilize a guide shaft formed with high precision, the guide shaft extends through... Agent: Nidec Copal Corporation

20120050894 - Lens barrel and manufacturing method of the same: A lens barrel includes a holder configured to hold a lens, a fixing unit configured to fix the holder, an intermediate unit arranged between the fixing unit and the holder, a first fixing member configured to fix the intermediate unit and the holder, a second fixing member configured to fix... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

20120050895 - Driver module and electronic device: A driving module 1 includes: a support member 5 fixed on a base substrate 8; a driven member 4 arranged so as to be movable back and forth in relation to the support member; driving means 10 for driving the driven member; and an exterior cover 11 attached so as... Agent:

20120050896 - Driver module, electronic device, method of controlling driving module: The driving module controls the supply of current to a shape memory alloy member by setting a command value for an electrical resistance of the shape memory alloy member so that the lens frame is moved intermittently to thereby controlling the driving of driving means. The driving module includes control... Agent:

20120050898 - Lens drive device, lens module, and image pickup device: Provided are a lens drive device capable of moving with good accuracy a lens in the direction of an optical axis thereof, and a lens module and an image pickup device provided with such a lens drive device. By a pair of polymer actuator elements 441 and 442, a lens... Agent: Sony Corporation

20120050897 - Motor driving apparatus and optical apparatus: The motor driving apparatus includes a motor driving a driven member, and a controller performing, from a start of driving of the motor, acceleration drive of the motor on the basis of a predetermined acceleration pattern with open-loop control, and then perform, in response to increase of a driving speed... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

20120050899 - Exterior mirror element with wide angle portion: A mirror reflective element suitable for use in an exterior rearview mirror assembly of a vehicle includes a glass substrate and a principal reflector portion and an auxiliary wide angle curved portion. The auxiliary wide angle curved portion has a curved recess established at a region of the rear surface... Agent: Donnelly Corporation

20120050900 - Trailer hitch mirror: A device aids the visual alignment of a ball on a hitch at the rear of a towing vehicle to a ball receiving socket on a tongue of a trailer. The device has a one-piece elongated member. The elongated member has a first end with a first flattened portion adjacent... Agent: Gsd Diversified, LLC

20120050901 - Method for controlling power to a motor in a vehicle door mirror: In a vehicle door mirror including a motor and an adjuster assembly driven by the motor for moving a mirror glass connected with the adjuster assembly, a method for controlling delivery of power to the motor is described. The method can include detecting a voltage being supplied by a vehicle... Agent: Honda Motor Co., Ltd.

20120050902 - Reflecting sheet and method of fabricating the same: A method of fabricating a reflecting sheet includes: providing a base sheet including a reflecting layer, an upper surface layer over the reflecting layer and a lower surface layer under the reflecting layer, the reflecting layer including a fine foam; dividing the base sheet into upper and lower division sheets;... Agent:

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