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Optical: systems and elements July category listing 07/12

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07/26/2012 > 45 patent applications in 40 patent subcategories.

20120188618 - Optical information reproducing method and optical information reproducing apparatus: An optical information reproducing method and apparatus using an angle-multiplex recording type holographic memory. An optical information recording medium is exposed to a reference beam, the intensity of a diffracted beam diffracted in the medium is detected by a photodetector, an error signal is generated based on a value obtained... Agent:

20120188621 - Holographic reconstruction system having an enlarged visibility region: The invention relates to a holographic reconstruction system for the reconstruction of scenes having at least one video hologram modulated wave front, and an enlarged visibility region. The system utilizes two-dimensional coded light modulator cells of spatial light modulation means and optical focusing means, which realize a Fourier transformation of... Agent: Seereal Technologies S.a.

20120188620 - Laser image projection system applicable to the marking of objects and method for generating holograms: Laser image projection system applicable to the marking of objects and method for generating holograms may include a reflection spatial light modulator, laser beam irradiating means for irradiating laser light onto the reflection spatial light modulator at a certain incidence angle, controlling means connected to the reflection spatial light modulator,... Agent: Easy Laser, S.l.

20120188619 - Three-dimensional holographic display using active shutter: A three-dimensional holographic image display device and a method using the same are provided. Light corresponding to left and right eye holograms is emitted according to a time division method and divided into a first path and a second path. Active shutters operate substantially in synchronization with the emitted left... Agent:

20120188622 - Hologram recording apparatus: A hologram recording apparatus includes a reference light applying unit that includes an incidence plane, that converts reference light to be incident on the incidence plane into reference beams incident on a recording medium from plural directions, and that simultaneously applies the reference beams to the recording medium, and an... Agent: Fuji Xerox Co., Ltd.

20120188623 - Scanning image display device and method of controlling the same: A scanning image display device includes a laser source, a scanning section, a light detecting section, and a current control section. The laser source configured to emit laser light. The scanning section configured to scan the laser light within a scanning area. The light detecting section configured to detect the... Agent: Brother Kogyo Kabushiki Kaisha

20120188624 - Scanning optical apparatus: A scanning optical apparatus includes a light source, a deflecting element for deflecting a beam of light emitted from the light source, and an optical device for causing the beam to be imaged into a linear shape long in the main scanning direction on the deflecting surface of the deflecting... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

20120188625 - Micromechanical device with temperature stabilization and method for adjusting a defined temperature or a defined temperature course on a micromechanical device: A micromechanical device includes a micromechanical functional structure and an electromagnetic radiation heating associated with the micromechanical functional structure, which is formed to cause a spatially and temporally defined temperature or a spatially and temporally defined temperature course in the micromechanical functional structure.... Agent: Fraunhofer-gesellschaft Zur Foerderung Der Angewandten Forschung E.v.

20120188626 - Method and apparatus for suppression of four-wave mixing using polarization control with a high power polarization maintaining fiber amplifier system: A method and apparatus for suppression of four-wave mixing using polarization control with a high power polarization maintaining fiber amplifier system. The apparatus includes a master oscillator (MO) that generates a beam; a polarization controller that receives the beam from the MO and transmits the beam with a desired polarization;... Agent:

20120188627 - Smart window and smart window system using the same: A smart window includes a windowpane, at least one sensor and a wireless signal transceiver. The sensor is disposed on the windowpane and configured for detecting an environmental factor and accordingly outputting a sensing signal. The wireless signal transceiver is disposed on the windowpane and electrically connected to the sensor.... Agent: E Ink Holdings Inc.

20120188628 - Coated article and method for making the same: A coated article includes a substrate and a thermochromic coating formed on the substrate. The thermochromic coating is a vanadium dioxide layer co-doped M and R, where M is two or more elements selected from a group consisting of titanium, niobium, molybdenum and tungsten, R is one or more elements... Agent: Hong Fu Jin Precision Industry (shenzhen) Co., Ltd

20120188629 - Projection device: A projection device includes a light source, three digital micromirror devices (DMDs), a projection lens module, and three converging lenses. The light source emits light towards the three DMDs. Each DMD includes a plurality of reflective mirrors. The projection lens module projects light to a screen. Each reflective mirror selectively... Agent: Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., Ltd.

20120188630 - Potassium chloroborate nonlinear optical crystal, preparation method and use thereof: The present invention relates to a potassium chloroborate nonlinear optical crystal, a preparation method and a use thereof. The crystal has a chemical formula of K3B6O10Cl, has no symmetric center, belongs to rhombohedral crystal system, has a space group R3m with unit cell parameters of a=10.0624(14) Å, b=10.0624(14) Å, c=8.8361(18)... Agent: The Xinjiang Technical Institute Of Physics & Chem Chinese Academy Of Sciences

20120188631 - Optical amplification apparatus: In an optical amplification apparatus an optical amplifier amplifies an optical signal at set gain. An equalizer changes loss of the amplified optical signal according to wavelengths. A processor controls the equalizer so as to make the equalizer have a loss-wavelength characteristic corresponding to a gain tilt of the optical... Agent: Fujitsu Limited

20120188632 - Glass large-core optical fibers: Embodiments of optical fiber may include cladding features that include a material (e.g., fluorine-doped silica glass) that may produce a very low relative refractive index difference with respect to cladding material in which the cladding features are disposed. This relative refractive index difference may be characterized by (n1−n2)/n1, where n1... Agent: Imra America, Inc.

20120188633 - Device and method for luminescence enhancement by resonant energy transfer from an absorptive thin film: Disclosed are a device and a method for the design and fabrication of the device for enhancing the brightness of luminescent molecules, nanostructures, and thin films. The device includes a mirror, a dielectric medium or spacer, an absorptive layer, and a luminescent layer. The absorptive layer is a continuous thin... Agent:

20120188634 - Passively athermalized infrared imaging system and method of manufacturing same: In an embodiment, a method of aligning elements in a manufacturing process includes placing a middle element onto a base element, the base element forming first alignment features, the middle element forming apertures therethrough corresponding to the first alignment features. The method also includes placing second alignment features of an... Agent:

20120188635 - Passively athermalized infrared imaging systems and methods for manufacturing same: A passively athermalized infrared imaging system includes an object side meniscus lens that forms at least one aspheric surface, and an image side meniscus lens that forms two aspheric surfaces. Each of the meniscus lenses are formed of a material selected from the group consisting of a chalcogenide glass, germanium,... Agent:

20120188636 - Method for correcting a lithography projection objective, and such a projection objective: A method for correcting at least one image defect of a projection objective of a lithography projection exposure machine, the projection objective comprising an optical arrangement composed of a plurality of lenses and at least one mirror, the at least one mirror having an optically operative surface that can be... Agent: Carl Zeiss Smt Gmbh

20120188637 - Three dimensional display with multiplane image display elements: An apparatus is provided for generating or creating an autostereoscopic or three-dimensional (3D) display. The apparatus has a foreground display assembly including a display element such as a transparent projection screen film and a projector projecting a first set of two-dimensional (2D) content onto a rear surface viewable by a... Agent: Disney Enterprises, Inc.

20120188638 - Method for manufacturing polarizing plate: A method for manufacturing a polarizing plate, which is free of appearance defects caused by dents, contaminants, or scratches, and has an improved adhering strength between a polarizer and a cycloolefin-based resin film, includes the steps of performing a corona discharge treatment at a power density of 0.9 to 2.5... Agent: Nitto Denko Corporation

20120188639 - Foreign substance removal unit and optical apparatus including foreign substance removal unit: A foreign substance removal unit includes an optical member, disposed in an optical path, which is rectangular-shaped and in which an optical effective area for a light flux to pass through is set, and a piezoelectric element including a piezoelectric member, and a driving electrode, and a sensor electrode formed... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

20120188640 - All-protein implantable, resorbable reflectors: The invention provides for compositions and process for fabricating an optical reflector constructed from biocompatible and bioresorbable silk fibroin proteins. For example, the silk retroreflectors may be built based on millimeter size microprism arrays to rotate the image plane of imaged cortical layers, thus enhancing the amount of photons that... Agent: Tufts University/trustees Of Tufts College

20120188641 - Method for controlling retroreflectivity by application of opaque and transmissive agents to a retroreflective film and sheeting produced thereby: A retroreflective sheet, which may be a beaded retroreflective sheet or a prismatic retroreflective sheet, is comprised of a substrate having a first and second surfaces with a plurality of retroreflective elements disposed on the second surface of the substrate to form the retroreflective sheet having an initial performance standard... Agent: Avery Dennison Corporation

20120188642 - Safety element for vehicles: A safety element for vehicles includes a magnetic layer and a reflective layer attached to the magnetic layer.... Agent:

20120188643 - Optical image stabilizer of camera: An optical image stabilizer of the present invention is mounted in a camera at an image size of a lens to assist an image capture device. The optical image stabilizer includes a base, a transverse frame, and a longitudinal frame. The base is provided with a pair of transverse rails... Agent: Asia Optical Co., Inc.

20120188644 - Light amount adjusting device and image capture apparatus: A light amount adjusting device includes: a cover plate having a light-passing hole; a first separator being sheet-shaped and having a hole; a second separator being elastically deformable and sheet-shaped, positioned on a side opposite to the cover plate with the first separator therebetween, and having a hole; a first... Agent: Sony Corporation

20120188645 - Optical system for shaping a laser beam and laser system having such an optical system: An optical system for shaping a laser beam is disclosed. The optical system includes an optical element with a base member having a lower base, an upper base, and a lateral surface. The lateral surface includes a transmitting surface for the laser beam, and the base member includes a first... Agent: Hilti Aktiengesellschaft

20120188646 - Variable wavelength interference filter, optical module, and optical analysis device: An etalon includes a first substrate, a second substrate facing the first substrate, a fixed mirror provided on a surface of the first substrate that faces the second substrate, a movable mirror provided on the second substrate and facing the fixed mirror via an inter-mirror gap, and a first electrode... Agent: Seiko Epson Corporation

20120188647 - Zoom lens system, optical apparatus, and method for manufacturing zoom lens system: With including, in order from an object side along an optical axis: a first lens group having positive refractive power; a second lens group having negative refractive power; a third lens group having positive refractive power; a fourth lens group having negative refractive power; and a fifth lens group having... Agent: Nikon Corporation

20120188648 - Lens module and image pick-up apparatus incorporating same: A lens module includes a lens barrel, two lenses, and a light shielding plate. The lens barrel has a light passing hole and a receiving hole in communication with the light passing hole. The lenses are received in the receiving hole and aligned with the light passing hole and aligned... Agent: Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., Ltd.

20120188649 - Dry-erase drawing sheet and apparatus: Dry-erase drawing sheets, a drawing apparatus, and a dry-erase drawing kit are described. The drawing sheets have a non-lenticular or a lenticular lens arrangement on a top surface, material layers comprising a body of the sheet, and images printed on surfaces of one or more of the material layers. The... Agent: Crayola LLC

20120188651 - Display system, head-up display, and kit for head-up displaying: A head-up display device includes a light source, a reflector, a reflector control unit, and a surface. The light source provides a light signal that corresponds to display data. The reflector is disposed rotatably in a first optical path of the light signal. The reflector control unit receives a control... Agent: Wistron Corporation

20120188650 - Positioning system for head-up display: The invention relates to a positioning system for a head-up display which comprises a combiner carrier being moved between a first position and a second position; a combiner rotatbly disposed on the combiner carrier and a tilt angle of the combiner being adjusted; and a driving mechanism for alternatively driving... Agent:

20120188652 - Optical system for use in a vehicle head-up display: An optical system is provided for use in a vehicle head-up display including a display panel for displaying drive information image, a backlight unit for irradiating light toward the display panel and an optical system for adjusting the size and focal distance of the drive information image projected from the... Agent: Korea Institute Of Construction Technology

20120188653 - Zoom lens, optical apparatus and method for manufacturing zoom lens: A zoom lens ZL 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 G3 having positive refractive power, wherein, upon zooming from the wide-angle end state to the telephoto end... Agent: Nikon Corporation

20120188654 - Optical imaging system for pickup: An optical imaging system for pickup, sequentially arranged from an object side to an image side, comprising: the first lens element with positive refractive power having a convex object-side surface, the second lens element with refractive power, the third lens element with refractive power, the fourth lens element with refractive... Agent: Largan Precision Co.

20120188655 - Image pickup optical lens assembly: An image pick-up optical lens assembly, sequentially arranged from an object side to an image side along an optical axis, comprises: a first lens element with a positive refractive power having a convex object-side surface, a second lens element with a negative refractive power, a third lens element with a... Agent: Largan Precision Co.

20120188656 - Imaging lens system:

20120188657 - Optical lens assembly: An optical lens assembly includes, in order from an object side to 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 having a concave object-side surface and a convex image-side surface, a third lens element... Agent: Largan Precision Co., Ltd.

20120188658 - Lens barrel: A lens barrel comprises an optical system forming an optical image of a subject, a tube supporting at least one lens included in the optical system, a fixed member disposed on an outer peripheral side of the tube, the fixed member including a wall formed along an outer peripheral face... Agent: Panasonic Corporation

20120188659 - Lens apparatus and image-pickup apparatus: A lens apparatus includes a first lens barrel member and a second lens barrel member coupled with the first lens barrel member via a cam mechanism. The first lens barrel member includes a stopper portion and a gear portion. The stopper portion comes into contact with a first contact surface... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

20120188660 - Microscope objective with at least one lens group that can be moved along the optical axis: The present disclosure relates to a family of microscopes, each with at least one lens group that includes at least one lens and a lens mount and moves along the optical axis via a drive system for The drive system includes a rotary motor and transmission elements to convert the... Agent: Carl Zeiss Microimaging Gmbh

20120188661 - Astigmatism compensation in spectrometers using non-spherical mirrors: This disclosure describes a method of using specially shaped mirrors for astigmatism correction in spectrometers having a folded optical path.... Agent: Ocean Optics, Inc.

20120188662 - Vehicle mirror device: In a vehicle door mirror device, a base is attached to a door and covered with a base cover. A gasket is disposed on a door panel of the base cover, a seal portion of the gasket seals a gap between a lower side end of the base cover and... Agent: Kabushiki Kaisha Tokai-rika-denki-seisakusho

07/19/2012 > 48 patent applications in 37 patent subcategories.

20120182591 - Apparatus and method for irradiating a scattering medium: An apparatus includes a low-coherent light source configured to emit an electromagnetic wave; a spatial light modulator configured to modulate a wavefront of the electromagnetic wave; an interferometer including a movable mirror to set a depth of a medium to be irradiated by the electromagnetic wave and a beam splitter... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

20120182592 - Electrochromic device and method for producing same: The present invention relates to electrochromic devices and methods for functionalizing cellulose-based materials, in production and post-production stages, in order to obtain solid-state electrochromic devices. The invention is in the field of electrochemistry. These functionalized cellulose-based materials have typical electrochromic characteristics, specifically the capacity to change the oxidation state, leading... Agent:

20120182593 - Electrochromic window fabrication methods: Methods of manufacturing electrochromic windows are described. An electrochromic device is fabricated to substantially cover a glass sheet, for example float glass, and a cutting pattern is defined based on one or more low-defectivity areas in the device from which one or more electrochromic panes are cut. Laser scribes and/or... Agent: Soladigm, Inc.

20120182594 - Microelectromechanical system (mems) device, method of operating the same, and method of forming the same: A microelectromechanical system (MEMS) device, method of operating the MEMS device, and a method of forming the MEMS device are provided. The MEMS device includes a positioning mechanism and a locking mechanism. The positioning mechanism includes a first arm structure having a first surface and a second surface; a second... Agent: Agency For Science, Technology And Research

20120182595 - Photonic mems and structures: An interference modulator (IMod) incorporates anti-reflection coatings and/or micro-fabricated supplemental lighting sources. An efficient drive scheme is provided for matrix addressed arrays of IMods or other micromechanical devices. An improved color scheme provides greater flexibility. Electronic hardware can be field reconfigured to accommodate different display formats and/or application functions. An... Agent: Qualcomm Mems Technologies, Inc.

20120182597 - Color electro-optic displays, and processes for the production thereof: A color filter array is provided in an electro-optic display by ink jet printing a plurality of colored areas (22R, 22G, 22B) on one surface of a layer of electro-optic material (12), an adhesive layer or a protective layer. Alternatively, the ink jet printing may be effected on the same... Agent: E Ink Corporation

20120182599 - Electro-optic displays, and materials for use therein: A first electro-optic display comprises first and second substrates, and an adhesive layer and a layer of electro-optic material disposed between the first and second substrates, the adhesive layer comprising a mixture of a polymeric adhesive material and a hydroxyl containing polymer having a number average molecular weight not greater... Agent: E Ink Corporation

20120182596 - Electrophoretic display device and electronic apparatus: An electrophoretic display device includes a circuit substrate and an opposed substrate arranged to face each other, a dispersion liquid interposed between the circuit substrate and the opposed substrate, a plurality of platforms arranged to be spaced apart from each other with a slit therebetween in a display region on... Agent: Seiko Epson Corporation

20120182598 - Method for manufacturing semiconductor device: A method for manufacturing a semiconductor device includes: forming a photocatalytic layer and an organic compound layer in contact with the photocatalytic layer over a substrate having a light transmitting property; forming an element forming layer over the substrate having the light transmitting property with the photocatalytic layer and the... Agent: Semiconductor Energy Laboratory Co., Ltd.

20120182600 - Electrooptic device: An electrooptic device having a simple structure that can efficiently increase deflection of a beam is provided. The device includes: an electrooptic crystal (11) having an electrooptic effect; an electrode pair of a positive electrode (12) and a negative electrode (13) for generating an electric field inside the electrooptic crystal;... Agent: Nippon Telegraph And Telephone Corporation

20120182601 - Demodulator using mems chip for adjusting the phase: The present patent application provides a demodulator using MEMS chip for adjusting the phase, which comprises a first interferometer. The difference of the first optical path and the second optical path is an integer multiple of the light speed. A MEMS chip is arranged in at least one optical path... Agent:

20120182602 - Optical fiber amplifier comprising an embedded filter and a control method with improved feedforward control performace: An optical amplifier with improved transient performance has two amplifier stages and a gain flattening filter-inserted between the amplifier stages. A control unit generates a pump control signal for a common pump source pumping both amplifier stages. The pump control signal has a feed-forward component and a feedback component. After... Agent: Nokia Siemens Networks Oy

20120182603 - Optical fiber amplifier with improved transient performance: An optical amplifier with improved transient performance has two amplifier stages and a dispersion compensating fiber inserted between the amplifier stages. A control unit generates a pump control signal for a common pump source pumping both amplifier stages via a power splitter. The pump control signal has a feedforward component... Agent: Nokia Siemens Networks Oy

20120182604 - Laser oscillator and laser amplifier: A laser oscillator includes: a optical resonator having an orthogonal mirror and a partial reflection mirror; a laser gas acting as a laser medium; and a 90-degree folding mirror acting as a polarization selecting element. The orthogonal mirror has two reflecting surfaces orthogonal to each other. The 90-degree folding mirror... Agent: Mitsubishi Electric Corporation

20120182605 - Identification device: The invention relates generally to passive infrared markers and especially to markers which are reflective in the thermal and/or near infrared wavebands. A thermal infrared marker device is provided taking the form of a truncated pyramid, preferably a hollow truncated pyramid, said device comprising n side facets, where n≧3, and... Agent: Qinetiq Limited

20120182606 - Micromirror arrangement having a coating and method for the production thereof: A micromirror arrangement (1)having: at least one micromirror (3) having a reflective surface (11) formed at a mirror substrate (2), and an antireflective coating (7) formed at the mirror substrate (2) outside the reflective surface (11). A reflective coating (8) is formed within the reflective surface (11) and has at... Agent: Carl Zeiss Smt Gmbh

20120182607 - Concentrator for solar energy generation and production thereof from polymeric materials: The present invention relates to a concentrator for concentrating solar radiation and to the production thereof from polymeric materials. The concentrator according to the invention can be used in photovoltaically or in particular in solar thermally usable systems. The concentrator according to the invention allows for the efficient concentration of... Agent: Evonik Degussa Gmbh

20120182608 - Microscope system: A microscope system which can improve the ease of use and the observation environment when a sample is observed using a microscope formed of a stand and a main body which is removable from the stand. A microscope is formed of a main body and a stand, and the main... Agent: Nikon Corporation

20120182609 - Membrane-integrated microfluidic device for imaging cells: The invention provides microfluidic devices, methods for imaging cells, and methods for preparing such microfluidic devices. The microfluidic devices are contemplated to provide advantages for use in imaging of cells and subcellular compartments in an environment that mimics in vivo conditions. The microfluidic devices can used with a microscope equipped... Agent:

20120182610 - Image system with diffused imaging screen and method of manufacture: Provided are diffused but transmissive optical image projection screens and methods of their manufacture, including screens comprising acetal polymers such as polyoxymethylene. Such screens may be used in various applications, including but not limited electronic image display and control system comprising in various embodiments a microdisplay video projector that projects... Agent: Palomar Display Products, Inc.

20120182611 - Three-dimensional image display apparatus: According to one embodiment, in a three-dimensional image display apparatus, a light-ray control unit is so arranged as to face a display unit. The light-ray control unit includes a plurality of optical apertures each having an extending direction. The optical apertures are substantially linearly extended along the extending direction and... Agent:

20120182612 - 3d viewing glasses with electrical connection: A 3D viewing glass comprises a frame, two lenses, a flexible printed circuit board, and two reinforcement elements. Each lens has an electrically interlocking element located on the inner side and adjacent to a bridge of the frame. The electrically interlocking element has an electrical adjoining plane electrically connected with... Agent: Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., Ltd.

20120182613 - Shutter glasses and image display system: Shutter glasses include a left-eye selection part and a right-eye selection part that respectively switch to a transmission state or a blocking state, a tilt detection part that detects a tilt condition of the shutter glasses, a tilt condition determination part that compares an output value of the tilt detection... Agent: Seiko Epson Corporation

20120182614 - Polarizing glass and optical isolator: The near-field extinction ratio of a polarizing glass is increased. A polarizing glass contains anisotropically shaped metal particles oriented and dispersed in a glass substrate, which contains 0.40-0.85 wt % Cl relative to the entire glass substrate. The Vickers hardness ranges from 360 to 420, the Knoop hardness number ranges... Agent: Hoya Candeo Optronics Corporation

20120182615 - Optical cover employing microstructured surfaces: A light trapping optical cover employing an optically transparent layer is described. The transparent layer has at least one corrugated surface formed by a plurality of isosceles right-angle prismatic corrugations configured to internally retroreflect light into the transparent layer. The corrugated surface also includes optical windows configured for inputting or... Agent:

20120182616 - Retroreflective sheeting including cube corner elements: The present disclosure is directed to lamina(e) comprising cube corner elements, a tool comprising an assembly of laminae and replicas thereof. The disclosure further relates to retroreflective sheeting.... Agent: 3m Innovative Properties Company

20120182618 - Diffraction grating lens and imaging device using same: e

20120182617 - Optical system, optical apparatus and method for arranging diffractive optical element: A telephoto lens TL having, in order from an object, a plurality of lenses L1, L2, . . . and a diffractive optical element DOE which has a diffraction grating having a rotationally symmetric shape with respect to the optical axis, wherein the diffractive optical element DOE is disposed on... Agent: Nikon Corporation

20120182619 - Tunable frequency selector: The developed tunable frequency selector is used for a tunable laser with a shortest possible optical length of the active cavity comprising a frequency selector for operation in the regime of single longitudinal mode generation. The use of the frequency selector as one of the laser mirrors reduces the number... Agent: Limited Liability Company "biomedical Technologies"

20120182620 - Medical devices with internal motors: A medical device includes an elongate member having a proximal end, a distal end, a body extending between the proximal end and the distal end, and a lumen located within the body, and a rotor rotatably supported in the lumen, the rotor having an opening for allowing light to pass... Agent: Poincare Systems, Inc.

20120182621 - Self-leveling five-beam laser device: A five-beam laser device that is designed in a self-leveling way and includes three laser sources, wherein two laser beams created by the laser sources are each divided into two partial beams, wherein one of the partial beams in each case meets with the beam of the third laser source... Agent: Robert Bosch Gmbh

20120182622 - Synthesized silica glass for optical component: f

20120182624 - Lens and processing method of the same: Disclosed is a lens wherein characteristic direction of aberration and the like can be easily determined, and a lens processing method. A reference point of the characteristic direction of aberration and the like is clarified by providing a thin portion (103) of a flange section (102) with a mark portion... Agent: Konica Minolta Opto, Inc.

20120182623 - Method for manufacturing a structure, optical component, optical layer stack: In a method for manufacturing a structure of curable material, a first structure from a first curable material is molded and cured on a substrate, and a second structure of a second curable material is molded and cured on a first surface of the first structure facing away from the... Agent:

20120182625 - Optical element: Disclosed is an optical element wherein a fine shape is transferred precisely to the outer edge side of a lens while increase in cycle time is prevented. In the optical element, the outermost periphery of the fine shape is covered with a protrusion section provided at a flange part. Accordingly,... Agent:

20120182626 - Zoom projection lens system: A zoom projection lens system includes a first lens group with negative refraction power and a second lens group with positive refraction power. The first lens group includes a first lens with negative refraction power. The second lens group includes a second lens with positive refraction power, a third lens... Agent: Premier Image Technology(china) Ltd.

20120182627 - Imaging lens system: This invention provides an imaging lens system including, in order from an object side to an image side: a first lens with positive refractive power having a convex object-side surface; a second lens with negative refractive power; a third lens having a concave image-side surface; a fourth lens with positive... Agent: Largan Precision Co., Ltd.

20120182628 - Die processing method, die, objective lens, and optical pick-up device: A method for processing a material for a die for molding an objective lens which is formed with a multilevel structure on the curved surface thereof, wherein the transfer surface of the objective lens is cut by a tool having a cutting face, the outline of which includes a linear... Agent:

20120182629 - Lens module and method of manufacturing the same: There are provided a lens module and a method of manufacturing the same. The lens module includes: a lens unit having at least one or more lenses stacked along an optical axis; and spacers disposed at corners of the at least one or more lenses so that lenses disposed to... Agent: Samsung Electro-mechanics Co., Ltd.

20120182630 - Oscillator holding mechanism, oscillation motor, and lens driving device: An oscillator holding mechanism capable of generating a stable vibration in an oscillator and an oscillation motor having the oscillator holding mechanism are disclosed. The oscillator holding mechanism present within an oscillation motor includes an oscillator that has a protruding output section on one end that generates a predetermined movement... Agent: Tamron Co., Ltd.

20120182632 - Lens device: A lens device includes a fixed lens, a rotatable lens barrel, and a base. The fixed lens includes at least one cam groove which has an opening portion. The rotatable lens barrel is sleeved within the fixed lens. The rotatable lens barrel includes at least one cam follower. The cam... Agent: Ability Enterprise Co., Ltd.

20120182631 - Motor components and devices incorporating such motor components: A device includes a rotor having a proximal end, a distal end, and a body extending between the proximal and distal ends, wherein the rotor has an opening extending from the proximal end, the rotor being rotatable about an axis that extends through the opening, and wherein the rotor has... Agent: Poincare Systems, Inc.

20120182633 - Lens drive mechanism, lens barrel, and imaging apparatus: A lens drive mechanism includes: a lens holding frame that holds a lens and has a guided portion and a nut support; a nut member so supported by the nut support that the nut member pivotally moves around an optical axis of the lens; a lead screw that engages with... Agent: Sony Corporation

20120182634 - Method for assembling a mirror plate stack: The invention relates to a method for assembling a mirror plate stack 30 comprising a plurality of mirror plates 10 and a base plate 13 onto which the plurality of mirror plates are stacked. Additionally, the invention relates to a method for assembling two or more mirror plate stacks into... Agent: European Space Agency

20120182635 - Light-collecting heliostat using flat mirrors: Disclosed is a light-collecting heliostat using flat mirrors of enhanced light-collecting efficiency. The gradients of low-price flat mirrors are adjusted when reflecting sunlight by the heliostat equipped with the flat mirrors, thereby causing reflection focal points having the same size as each of the mirrors to overlap, in the same... Agent: Korea Institute Of Energy Research

20120182636 - Substrate with lightweight structure: A monolithic substrate of glass or glass ceramics and methods for manufacturing are provided, where the substrate has a lightweight structure. The lightweight structure includes recesses that are delimited by webs, such webs forming tetragonal or four-corner-shaped pockets. Due to the lightweight structure, the weight of the substrate can be... Agent: Schott Ag

20120182637 - System for the connection of two components, retaining member for said system, and mirror assembly for automotive vehicles equipped with said system: A system for connecting two components in a vehicle mirror assembly is provided A first connecting member includes a tubular flange member, with a first contact surface and a first groove being provided inside the flange member. A second connecting member includes a mounting member adapted to be introduced with... Agent:

20120182638 - Colored curable composition, color filter, and method for producing color filter: In Formula (A), X1, X2, X3, X4, X5, and X6 each independently represent a substituent selected from —OH, —OR, or —NHCOCH═CH2, R represents a monovalent organic group. When the compound is an oligomer, the oligomer has a configuration in which at least one of X1, X2, X3, X4, X5, and... Agent: Fujifilm Corporation

07/12/2012 > 43 patent applications in 37 patent subcategories.

20120176655 - Optical reader module and optical reader: An optical reader module includes a first illumination light source that emits reproducing illumination light to an image-capture target containing a hologram in which information reproduced in a predetermined angle area when illuminated from a predetermined angle is recorded, thereby reproducing the information recorded in the hologram; an image-capturing device... Agent: Sony Corporation

20120176656 - Laminated glazing: A laminated glazing comprising an SPD ply comprising a suspended particle device having a low light transmission off-state and a high light transmission on-state, at least one interlayer ply comprising an interlayer material, and at least one glazing ply is disclosed. The interlayer material has been dried to a predetermined... Agent: Pilkington Group Limited

20120176657 - Method for producing photochromatic optical elements, and photochromatic optical elements: The present invention refers to a process for the preparation of photochromatic optical elements, and corresponding photochromatic optical elements. Starting from a given optical body, the process according to the invention comprises the following steps: depositing a first layer comprising a transparent resin at least onto a part of said... Agent:

20120176658 - Electrochromic device: An electrochromic device according to example embodiments may include a first electrode and a second electrode facing each other, an electrochromic layer positioned between the first electrode and second electrode and including an electrochromic material, and an electrolyte contacting the electrochromic layer between the first electrode and second electrode and... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20120176659 - Welding filter device and control method thereof: The welding filter device includes a light sensor, a microprocessor, a liquid crystal display, and a user interface. The light sensor senses light to generate a welding signal and a light source intensity signal. The microprocessor comprises a determining module, a control module, a regulating module, and a storage module.... Agent: Arcmask Optech Co., Ltd

20120176660 - Electrochromic device and storage device and manufacturing method thereof: An electrochromic device is provided. The electrochromic device includes a first substrate, an electrochromic layer, an electrode, an electrolyte layer and a second substrate. The electrochromic layer is formed on the first substrate, the electrode is disposed on the electrochromic layer, and the electrolyte layer is disposed between the electrode... Agent: National Cheng Kung University

20120176661 - Transparent electrochromic system with a plurality of pairs of supply electrodes: The invention relates to a transparent electrochromic system (100) which includes two pairs of transparent supply electrodes (1-4), which are intended for being electrically connected to variable power sources (20, 21). The electrodes of the two pairs are supported by separate outer walls (10, 11) of the system, on either... Agent: Essilor International (compagnie Generale D'optique)

20120176662 - Display device: A display device includes an array substrate, an electronic paper display medium, a counter substrate, a supporting layer, and an adhesive. The electronic paper display medium is disposed on the array substrate. The counter substrate is disposed on the electronic paper display medium. The adhesive adheres the supporting layer to... Agent:

20120176664 - Edge seals for, and processes for assembly of, electro-optic displays: An electro-optic display comprises a backplane; a layer of electro-optic material disposed adjacent the backplane; a protective layer; and a sealing layer of a metal or a ceramic extending between the backplane and the protective layer, and thus sealing the layer of electro-optic material from the outside environment.... Agent: E Ink Corporation

20120176663 - Electrophoretic display: The present invention is directed to an electrophoretic display comprising: (a) microcups comprising partition walls and top-openings; (b) an organic-based electrophoretic fluid filled in the microcups, wherein said fluid comprises charged pigment particles dispersed in a solvent; and (c) a top-sealing layer formed from a sealing composition to enclose the... Agent:

20120176665 - 3-dimensional image display apparatus: Provided is a 3-dimensional (3D) display apparatus including a light source, a beam scanner, and a beam deflector array. The beam scanner scans light emitted by the light source, and the beam deflector array includes a plurality of beam deflectors arranged in an array to reproduce a light field by... Agent:

20120176666 - Laser apparatus and method to generate uv laser light: This invention relates generally to laser systems that produce UV light and their methods of use. The phase matching of the conversion process has a broad temperature bandwidth so that precise temperature stabilization is not necessary to obtain a stable efficiency and a non-deformed laser beam with fast power modulation... Agent: Trumpf Laser Gmbh + Co. Kg

20120176667 - Method and apparatus for amplifying and dynamically adjusting optical signal: A method for amplifying and dynamically adjusting an optical signal is provided in the present invention, which includes: a first optical tap splitting out a small part of the optical signal, which is converted into an electric signal via a first optical detector and is then output to a high... Agent: Zte Corporation

20120176668 - Infrared optical system and infrared imaging apparatus: An infrared optical system includes: a first optical element, a second optical element, a third optical element, and a fourth optical element arranged along a direction from an object side toward an image plane side, wherein the fourth optical element has positive refracting power, an aperture is provided between the... Agent: Sony Corporation

20120176670 - Imaging microoptics for measuring the position of an aerial image: An imaging microoptics, which is compact and robust, includes at least one aspherical member and has a folded beam path. The imaging microoptics provides a magnification |β′| of >800 by magnitude. Furthermore, a system for positioning a wafer with respect to a projection optics includes the imaging microoptics, an image... Agent: Carl Zeiss Smt Gmbh

20120176669 - System tube and process for supporting cylindrical elements of an endoscope optical system: A system tube of an endoscope optical system, designed to contain cylindrical elements of an image guide provided with lenses and to support the elements by tongues cut out of the wall of the system tube and deformed nonelastically. Wherein the tongues are deformed toward the outside and are bent... Agent: Olympus Winter & Ibe Gmbh

20120176671 - Wide spectral coverage ross corrected cassegrain-like telescope: Various embodiments provide a Cassegrain-like telescope. The Cassegrain-like telescope includes a primary mirror; a secondary mirror spaced apart from the primary mirror, the primary mirror and the second mirror configured to form a focal surface; and an optical aberrations corrector having a plurality of lenses, the optical aberrations corrector being... Agent: Raytheon Company

20120176672 - Systems for chromatic aberration correction in total internal reflection fluorescence microscopy: Correction elements that can be incorporated in objective-based TIRF microscopy instruments to correct for chromatic aberrations are described. A correction element can be placed between a multiple wavelength excitation beam source and the microscope objective lens. In one aspect, the thickness of the correction element is defined to compensate for... Agent: Applied Precision, Inc.

20120176673 - Systems for fluorescence illumination using superimposed polarization states: Various superimposing beam controls that can superimpose beams of light with different optical properties are described. In one aspect, a beam control receives a beam of light and outputs one or more beams. Each beam is output in a different polarization state and with different optical properties. Superimposing beam controls... Agent: Applied Precision, Inc.

20120176674 - Microscope: A microscope including an illumination device for a light sheet having an approximately planar extension along an illumination axis of an illumination beam path with a transverse axis to the illumination axis. Light emitted from the sample region on axis of detection the illumination axis and the axis of detection... Agent: Carl Zeiss Microimaging Gmbh

20120176675 - Wire grid polarizers in window shading applications and varying thickness wave retarders: A light transmissive panel is provided comprising a first sheet and a second sheet, wherein each sheet is made up of a nonbirefringant substrate and a wire grid polarizer pattern of continuously varying absorption axis orientation formed on the nonbirefringant substrate. The wire grid polarizer patterns on each of the... Agent:

20120176676 - Method of producing wire-grid polarizer and wire-grid polarizer: A line-and-space structure having a line portion and a space portion is formed by applying a sol-gel coating on a substrate and transferring a structure of a mold to the coating, and an embedded metal portion is formed by filling the space portion with a molten metal. As the metal... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

20120176677 - Device for mechanical cleaning the spectacles glasses: The invention is the device for mechanical cleaning the glasses of the spectacles with the frontal brush. On the stand at least one frontal brush is mounted which is joined to the rotary movement source. On the stand the frontal brushes are located at a distance corresponding to the spacing... Agent:

20120176678 - Retroreflective sheeting including cube corner elements: The present disclosure is directed to lamina(e) comprising cube corner elements, a tool comprising an assembly of laminae and replicas thereof. The disclosure further relates to retroreflective sheeting.... Agent: 3m Innovative Properties Company

20120176679 - Reflector for wire spoke wheels: Disclosed herein is a retroreflector configured for mounting onto the spokes of a spoked wheel, comprising a body including fixing portions and a reflective surface extending over a major portion of the surface of the body, the body having an elongate shape and being configured so that it is mounted... Agent: Cd Project Sarl

20120176680 - Patterned backside optical coating on transparent substrate: A photonic device is described that contains patterns on the backside of a transparent substrate that perform several functions, including anti-reflection coating in certain areas but not in other areas, light blocking in certain areas and not in others. The patterned layers provide improved product performance and improved radiation tolerance.... Agent:

20120176681 - Nanostructured anti-reflective coatings for substrates: Embodiments of the present system and method are useful for chemical deposition, particularly continuous deposition of anti-reflective films. Disclosed systems typically comprise a micromixer and a microchannel applicator. A deposition material or materials is applied to a substrate to form a nanostructured, anti-reflective coating. Uniform and highly oriented surface morphologies... Agent: The State Of Oregon Acting By And Through The State Board Of Higher Education On Behalf Of

20120176682 - Substrate guided relay having a homogenizing layer: Briefly, in accordance with one more embodiments, a substrate guided relay for a photonics module includes a slab guide having a first end and a second end, and a first surface and a second surface. An input coupler disposed at the first end of the slab guide at an interface... Agent: Microvision, Inc.

20120176683 - Combiner positioning system for head-up display: A combiner positioning system for a head-up display (HUD) is provided. The positioning system includes a combiner holder, a pair of control discs, a pair of levers and a driving unit. The combiner holder is connected to the combiner, the levers are connected to the combiner holder and the control... Agent: Lite-on It Corporation

20120176684 - Zoom lens and image pickup apparatus: A zoom lens and an image pickup apparatus are disclosed. The zoom lens includes, in order from an object side to an image 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... Agent: Sony Corporation

20120176685 - Refractive, variable magnification optical system: A refractive, variable magnification optical system comprising, sequentially from a side nearest an object, 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... Agent: Tamron Co., Ltd.

20120176686 - Zooms lens system and photographing apparatus including the same: A zoom lens system and a photographing apparatus including the same, wherein the zoom lens system includes a first lens group including one or more lenses, and an optical member for changing a path of light, and having a positive refractive power; a second lens group having a negative refractive... Agent: Samsung Techwin Co., Ltd.

20120176687 - Optical imaging lens assembly: An optical imaging lens assembly includes, in order from an object side to an image side, a first lens element with positive refractive power, a second lens element with negative refractive power, a third lens element with positive refractive power, and a fourth lens element with negative refractive power. The... Agent: Largan Precision Co., Ltd.

20120176688 - Method of manufacturing lens and lens manufactured using the same: There is provided a method of manufacturing a lens, including applying a second lens material to a first lens member made of a first lens material; aligning and fixing a light shielding member to the second lens material; and further applying the second lens material to the first lens member... Agent: Samsung Electro-mechanics Co., Ltd.

20120176689 - Optical viewer for compact displays: An optical magnification device, configured to magnify the display of a videographic display device, may be constructed using a high-resolution Fresnel lens. The optical magnification device may be constructed to be foldable and able to be compactly stored/transported. Its construction may be configured to orient the lens above and generally... Agent:

20120176690 - Optical lens module: An optical lens module is provided, including a first lens, a second lens, a third lens, and an aperture stop formed in the first lens by wafer level processing. The first lens, the second lens, and the third lens are sequentially arranged from an object side to an image side... Agent:

20120176691 - Lens barrel and imaging device: A lens barrel 111 according to the present invention includes: a lens group 220 which moves along an optical axis direction 300; and a lens holding frame 224 holding a lens group 220. A guide hole 406 is provided in the lens holding frame 224, the guide hole 406 being... Agent: Panasonic Corporation

20120176692 - Focus ring and substrate processing apparatus having same: There is provided a focus ring that is capable of preventing deposits from adhering to a member having a lower temperature in a gap between two members having different temperatures. A focus ring 25 is disposed to surround a peripheral portion of a wafer W in a chamber 11 of... Agent: Tokyo Electron Limited

20120176693 - Layered mirror assembly: A mirror and method for making the mirror are described. The mirror includes at least three layers. The first layer has an outer surface and an opposed inner surface, the outer surface being a reflective surface. The second layer is positioned between the inner surface of the first layer and... Agent: Google Inc

20120176694 - Heliostat system: A heliostat system includes a base member adapted to be secured to a fixed surface, a transitional member that is formed as a substantially unitary member and a mirror member. The transitional member is coupled to the base member and to the mirror member. The mirror member includes a support... Agent: Google Inc.

20120176695 - Structure for lifting and mounting heliostats and trolley for moving said heliostat: It allows lifting the heliostat in the warehouse and placing it on the cart, and once it reaches the installation spot in the field, the lifting structure is used to lift the heliostat from the cart and place it on a previously installed pedestal. The structure formed by an upper... Agent: Abengoa Solar New Technologies S.a.

20120176696 - Vehicle mirror device: Efficiently suppressing chatter of a mirror face of a mirror. In a vehicle door mirror device, a case is disposed at a back face side of a mirror, a substrate unit is accommodated in the case, gap between the mirror and the case is sealed by sealing agent, thereby sealing... Agent: Kabushiki Kaisha Tokai-rika-denki-seisakusho

20120176697 - Soft mirror structure: The soft mirror structure comprises a reflective material layer and a soft transparent material, wherein the reflective material layer is a coating material able to be plated and reflect light and the soft transparent material is disposed on the surface of the reflective material layer, the soft transparent material has... Agent:

07/05/2012 > 59 patent applications in 48 patent subcategories.

20120170088 - Mems spatial light modulator driver calibration systems: We describe a method of compensating for long-term mechanical property changes in an analogue optical MEMS SLM. In embodiments the SLM comprises multiple piston-type actuation optical phase modulating pixels each having a mirror with a variable height determined by an analogue voltage applied to a corresponding pixel electrode. The method... Agent:

20120170089 - Mobile terminal and hologram controlling method thereof: Disclosed are a mobile terminal and a hologram controlling method thereof. Texts, moving images, contents, and so forth may be displayed as a hologram image, and the displayed hologram image may be variously controlled according to a user's touch. This may solve spatial limitations of a general mobile terminal, and... Agent:

20120170090 - Apparatus and method for collimating diffused light using a compound holographic optical element: A collimator can be made of a compound holographic optical element made of three holographic optical elements. The first reflection holographic optical element will have recorded within it continuous lens configured to receive light from a diffuse light beam and diffract the received light as a first collimated light beam.... Agent: Luminit LLC

20120170091 - Quantum computer and quantum memory: According to one embodiment, a quantum computer includes a crystal, an optical resonator, and a light source. A host crystal included in the crystal satisfying three conditions a first condition that maximum phonon energy of the host crystal is low, and so that a homogenous broadening of a 3F3(1) level... Agent:

20120170092 - Method of operating a laser in an optical component, optical component, and optical communication system: A method and a device for operating a laser in an optical component are provided, wherein the laser is a local oscillator of the optical component; and wherein a linewidth of the laser is broadened. Furthermore, an optical communication system is suggested comprising said optical component.... Agent: Nokia Siemens Networks Oy

20120170093 - Method and apparatus for controlling mirror motion in light scanning arrangements: A method and apparatus of driving a motor in a light scanning arrangement. The method includes the following steps: (1) driving a drive coil with a drive signal to oscillate a scan mirror and a light beam reflected from the scan mirror; (2) generating a feedback signal having zero crossings... Agent: Symbol Technologies, Inc.

20120170094 - Scanning lens apparatus adopting bimorph actuator: A scanning lens apparatus with a bimorph actuator is provided. The scanning lens apparatus includes: a housing having a hollow cylindrical shape; a first suspension and a second suspension which are parallel to each other, and a first end of each of the first suspension and the second suspension is... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20120170095 - Single mirror optical scanner: A device includes an optical scanner that comprises a mirror, a first actuator that rotates the mirror around a first axis of rotation, a first angular position sensor that senses an angular position of the mirror around the first axis of rotation, a second actuator that rotates the mirror around... Agent: Intenzity Innovations, Inc.

20120170096 - Diaphragm device: A diaphragm device includes: a board including an opening; a step motor including a teeth portion, and rotatable and stoppable at an interval of a predetermined step angle; a transmitting member including a driven teeth portion meshing the teeth portion, and capable of rotating and stopping in response to a... Agent: Seiko Precision Inc.

20120170097 - Light modulators and optical apparatuses including the same: Provided are examples of light modulators and optical apparatuses that may include the light modulators. A light modulator may include a plasmonic nano-antenna and an element for changing plasmon resonance characteristics of the plasmonic nano-antenna. The plasmon resonance characteristics of the plasmonic nano-antenna may be changed due to a change... Agent:

20120170098 - Chromene compound: A photochromic chromene compound having an indeno(2,1-f)naphtho(1,2-b)pyran structure as its basic skeleton, an aryl group or a heteroaryl group at the 6-position carbon atom of the structure and an electron donor group having a Hammett constant σp of not more than −0.1 at the 7-position carbon atom.... Agent:

20120170099 - Large aperture polymer electro-optic shutter device and method of manufacturing same: A large-aperture direct-view high-speed electro-optic shutter includes an electro-optic polymer material constructed to form a Pockels cell and an integrated photoconducting semiconductor switch. A chromophore-doped polymer material or chromophore copolymer, wherein the chromophore is oriented within the polymer material, exhibits a linear electro-optic effect when an electric field is applied... Agent: Us Government As Represented By Secretary Of The Army

20120170100 - Pixel unit of electrochromic display panel and driving method thereof: A pixel unit of an electrochromic display panel and a driving method thereof are described. The pixel unit includes a first substrate; a first electrode and a second electrode, on the first substrate; a first auxiliary counter electrode, on the first substrate and disposed between the first electrode and the... Agent: Industrial Technology Research Institute

20120170101 - Electrofluidic display device and driving method thereof: An electrofluidic display device including a first structure layer and a second structure layer is provided. The first structure layer includes a first substrate. A trench structure layer is disposed on the first substrate and has a trench surrounding an indent groove of a second substrate. A first electrode layer... Agent: Industrial Technology Research Institute

20120170102 - Spatial light modulators and fabrication techniques: We describe a phase modulating spatial light modulator (SLM). The SLM comprises a substrate bearing multiple SLM pixels, each of the SLM pixels comprising a MEMS (micro electromechanical system) optical phase modulating structure. The MEMS optical phase modulating structure comprises: a pixel electrode; a spring support structure around a perimeter... Agent:

20120170103 - Spatial light modulators and fabrication techniques: We describe a method of fabricating an optical MEMS spatial light modulator (SLM). The method comprises providing an optical MEMS SLM wafer bearing multiple optical MEMS SLM devices and spin coating a glass wafer with an organic adhesive, in some preferred embodiments benzocyclobutene. The adhesive is patterned, preferably by uv... Agent:

20120170104 - Border structure for viewable area of electronic paper display: A border structure for viewable area of electronic paper display, including: a planarization layer; a border electrode, made of metal and disposed on the planarization layer; a glue layer, disposed on the border electrode and having on its bottom surface at least one downward extruding portion for enhancing its adhesive... Agent:

20120170105 - Display medium driver, non-transitory computer-readable medium, display device, and method of driving display medium: A display medium driver includes a translucent display substrate, a rear substrate that is opposed to the display substrate with a gap interposed therebetween, a dispersion medium enclosed between the substrates, a first particle group dispersed in the dispersion medium so as to migrate by applying a first voltage across... Agent: Fuji Xerox Co., Ltd.

20120170107 - Electronic paper display and method for manufaturing the same: Disclosed herein are an electronic paper display and a method for manufacturing the same. In the electronic paper display according to the present invention, red, green, blue, and black (RGBK) rotatable balls are included in a plurality of pixel spaces isolated by barrier ribs, two or more rotatable balls having... Agent: Samsung Electro-mechanics Co., Ltd.

20120170106 - Electronic paper display device and method of manufacturing the same: There are provided an electronic paper display device and a method of manufacturing the same. The electronic paper display device includes first and second substrates disposed to be opposite to each other, and having a predetermined interval therebetween, a plurality of first barrier ribs formed between the first and second... Agent: Samsung Electro-mechanics Co., Ltd.

20120170108 - Dual view display system: A dual view display system that includes a display device and a first louver device. The display device is configured to display a first image at a display location to a first person at a first location and display a second image at the display location to a second person... Agent: Delphi Technologies, Inc.

20120170109 - Device for controlling optical frequency, method of manufacturing such a device: The present invention relates to a device for controlling optical frequency (F1, F2) about a central working frequency (F0). This device comprises a vertical cavity (2) formed of two parallel and partially reflecting walls (3a, 3b), and a membrane (6) comprising at least one layer (7a, 7b) structured in the... Agent: Centre National De La Recherche Scientifique-cnrs

20120170110 - Speckle reduction method: A method of despeckling light that includes mixing high-speckle laser light with low-speckle laser light in amounts selected to achieve a desired color point in a digital image. The high speckle laser light may be red laser diodes and the low-speckle laser light may be green stimulated-Raman-scattering light from an... Agent: Laser Light Engines

20120170111 - Optical amplifier for multi-core optical fiber: One aspect provides an optical device. The optical device includes a first and a second array of optical couplers, a plurality of waveguides and a plurality of pump couplers located over a surface of a substrate. The optical couplers of the first array are able to end-couple in a one-to-one... Agent:

20120170112 - Multi-pass optical apparatus: An apparatus includes a first plurality of concave reflecting surfaces; a second plurality of reflecting surfaces facing the first plurality of concave reflecting surfaces such that a region is defined between the first and second pluralities; and an input for an optical beam to enter the region and an output... Agent: Cymer, Inc.

20120170113 - Infrared transmission optics formed with anti-reflection pattern, and manufacturing method thereof: An infrared transmission optics formed with an anti-reflection pattern is provided. The infrared transmission optics is manufactured in the steps of i) applying a PR layer on the surface of an optics plate, ii) manufacturing an etching barrier pattern of a sinusoidal wave shape on the PR layer, and iii)... Agent: Industry-academic Cooperation Foundation Yonsei University

20120170114 - Metamaterial filter: Embodiments herein are directed to a metamaterial transmission filters including a metamaterial component and a upper medium positioned within proximity of the metamaterial component such that movement of the upper medium changes the resonances and optical transmission, reflection or absorption spectra of the filter. The upper material may be a... Agent: Triton Systems, Inc.

20120170115 - Parallax barrier, display pannel and method of manufacturing a parallax barrier: The disclosure provides a display panel comprising a parallax barrier capable of working with natural light, and the parallax barrier comprises transparent barrier provided with at least one set of pattern which is capable of switching between a light-absorbing state and a light-transmitting state, wherein when the set of pattern... Agent: Boe Technology Group Co., Ltd.

20120170116 - Enhanced image contrast between diffuse and specularly reflecting objects using active polarimetric imaging: A polarization system having an active illumination source to produce polarized rays for irradiating a scene. The polarized illumination has a first predefined polarization state with at least one wavelength, a waveband detector to detect reflected rays from the scene, and a polarizing filter coupled to the waveband detector having... Agent:

20120170117 - Polarizer plate, optical apparatus, and method of manufacturing polarizer plate: A polarizer plate includes a polarizer that includes polyvinyl alcohol and a dichroic material, the polarizer having a degree of orientation of 15 or more as represented by Equation 1: Degree of orientation=RD/RPVA×100, where RPVA represents a phase difference of the polyvinyl alcohol and RD represents a phase difference of... Agent:

20120170118 - Negatively birefringent polyesters and optical films: Presently described are multilayer optical films, oriented polyester films, negatively birefringent copolyester polymers, fluorene monomers, and polyester polymers prepared from such fluorene monomers. In one embodiment, the multilayer optical film comprises at least one first birefringent optical layer; and at least one second optical layer having a lower birefringence than... Agent: 3m Innovative Properties Company

20120170120 - Anti-fog heat generating glass system and method for controlling the same: An anti-fog heat-generating glass system, comprising: a heat-generating glass unit separating an indoor and outdoor area, including general glass and heat-generating glass; a glass surface temperature-sensing unit arranged on indoor side heat-generating glass for sensing glass surface temperature; a control unit which compares the glass surface temperature and a fogging... Agent: Lg Hausys, Ltd.

20120170119 - Defogging and defrosting device for protective lens of a camera: The present invention relates to a defogging and defrosting devices for the protective lens of camera, which includes a heater that is coupled to a control circuit panel, a thermal gasket that is in contact contacting with the heater, receives the heat from the heater and transmits the heat to... Agent:

20120170121 - Diffraction grating lens and imaging device in which the same is used: e

20120170122 - Objective lens element: An objective lens element which has excellent compatibility with optical discs having different base material thicknesses is provided. An objective lens element 141 has optically functional surfaces on an incident side and an exit side. Either one of the optically functional surfaces is divided into an inner part 131B including... Agent: Panasonic Corporation

20120170123 - Method and system for producing multiple images in a single image plane using diffraction: Methods create images viewable under different selected angles on optical storage devices and other photosensitive surfaces and optical storage devices with super-imposed images. Generally, a photosensitive surface is exposed with multiple diffraction patterns creating super-imposed images. These diffraction patterns create super-imposed images on the photosensitive surfaces, which can be read... Agent: Stamper Technologies, Inc.

20120170124 - Thin-layer element having an interference layer structure: The present invention relates to a thin-film element (30) having an interference layer structure for security papers, value documents and the like, having at least two semitransparent absorber layers (34, 38) and at least one dielectric spacing layer (36) arranged between the at least two absorber layers. According to the... Agent: Giesecke & Devrient Gmbh

20120170125 - Lens module, lens wafer module, and method of manufacturing lens module: There are a lens module and a lens wafer module. The lens module includes: a lens assembly including at least one lens stacked on an optical axis and a seating groove recessed in one surface of the lens; and a stopping part installed in the seating groove and blocking unnecessary... Agent: Samsung Electro-mechanics Co., Ltd.

20120170126 - Tabular member and structure with observation port: Disclosed is a tabular member that has an excellent low reflectivity and that can reduce coloring due to reflected light. In at least one example embodiment, specifically disclosed is a tabular member which comprises a base, a first antireflective film disposed on a surface of the base, and a second... Agent: Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha

20120170127 - Reflective display device: Various reflective display devices are provided. In one embodiment, a reflective display device is provided that includes a first controllable light absorption layer capable of absorbing incident light in a first specified wavelength band and at least a second specified wavelength band and a first reflector behind the first absorption... Agent:

20120170128 - Optical panel: An optical panel with a surface is provided, in which the surface has a first direction and a second direction and an included angle is formed between the first direction and the second direction. The optical panel includes an optical element array and a rubbing portion. The optical element array... Agent: Global Lighting Technologies Inc.

20120170129 - Animated lenticular device: Disclosed are animated/active lenticular devices that are useful as animated entertainment and advertising devices. In one embodiment, the device is used in connection with an advertising button or card that can be attached to a product or article of clothing. Other uses include fixed displays, greeting cards, books, point-of-purchase displays,... Agent: Motionvue LLC

20120170130 - Display device and display method: According to one embodiment, a display device includes an image projection unit. The image projection unit is configured to project a light flux toward one eye of a human viewer by using a projection plate to reflect the light flux. The light flux includes an image including a display object... Agent: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba

20120170131 - Meniscus lens of synthetic quartz glass and method for the production thereof: To produce a meniscus lens from synthetic quartz glass for use in a microlithography apparatus, which lens has a first optical surface (7) and a second optical surface (8) with the same direction of curvature as the first optical surface (7), SiO2 particles are formed by oxidation or flame hydrolysis... Agent: Heraeus Quarzglas Gmbh & Co. Kg

20120170133 - Projection lens unit for pico-projector: a 1st lens with negative (−) refractive power, a 2nd lens with positive (+) refractive power, a 3rd fens with negative (−) refractive power, a 4th lens with negative (−) refractive power, and a 5th lens with positive (+) refractive power, wherein the 1st to 5th lenses are arranged in... Agent:

20120170132 - Projection prime lens: The present invention provides a projection prime lens including first lens group, a second lens group, and a third lens group arranged in sequence along an optical axis from a screen side to a light modulator side. The first lens group has negative refractive power and includes a first lens... Agent: Asia Optical Co., Inc.

20120170134 - Optical device with deformable piezoelectric actuation membrane: An optical device with a deformable membrane including an anchor zone on a support contributing to trapping fluid, a central zone reversibly deforming from a rest position, and an actuating mechanism to displace fluid acting on the membrane in an intermediate zone between the anchor and central zones. The actuating... Agent: Commissariat A L'energie Atomique Et Aux Ene Alt

20120170135 - Lens system, wide-angle lens, optical apparatus equipped with lens system, and method for manufacturing lens system: where d2 denotes a distance along an optical axis between the first lens and the second lens, and f1 denotes a focal length of the first lens, a compact lens system having superb optical performance with correcting various aberrations, a wide-angle lens, an optical apparatus equipped therewith, and a method... Agent:

20120170136 - Projector and control method of projector: A projector includes: a projection lens which includes a zoom mechanism capable of controlling a projection view angle; a zoom drive unit which drives the zoom mechanism; a zoom amount storing unit which stores a zoom amount provided by the zoom drive unit; an operation signal receiving unit which receives... Agent: Seiko Epson Corporation

20120170137 - Mesa-optic device: A meso-optic device (1) includes a substantially annular meso-optic body (100) including an axis of revolution (2), a divergent conic optical surface (112) substantially coaxial with the axis of revolution (2), with the divergent conic optical surface (112) configured to receive electromagnetic radiation propagating along an optical axis (3) from... Agent: Hach Company

20120170138 - Photographing optical lens assembly: This invention provides a photographing optical lens assembly, from an object side to an image side in order, comprising a first lens element with positive refractive power having a convex object-side surface, a second lens element with negative refractive power having a concave image-side surface, a third lens element with... Agent: Largan Precision Co., Ltd.

20120170139 - Photographing optical lens assembly: This invention provides a photographing optical lens assembly, from an object side to an image side in order, comprising a first lens element with positive refractive power having a convex object-side surface, a second lens element with negative refractive power having a concave image-side surface, a third lens element with... Agent: Largan Precision Co., Ltd.

20120170140 - Image capturing optical system: An image capturing optical system includes, in order from an object side to an image side: the first lens element with positive refractive power having a convex object-side surface, the second lens element with positive refractive power having a concave object-side surface and a convex image-side surface, the third lens... Agent: Largan Precision Co., Ltd.

20120170141 - Reading optical lens module: A reading optical lens module, along an optical axis, comprising: two lens elements of meniscus shape, an aperture stop and an image sensor, wherein the first lens element with its convex surface on the object side having bi-aspherical surfaces and the second lens element with its convex surface on the... Agent: E-pin Optical Industry Co., Ltd.

20120170142 - Imaging optical lens assembly: This invention provides an imaging optical lens assembly, in order from an object side to an image side comprising: a front lens group, an aperture stop and a rear lens group; wherein the front lens group comprises, in order from the object side to the image side: a first lens... Agent: Largan Precision Co., Ltd.

20120170143 - Optical assembly: An optical assembly includes an output optical element having a thermally conductive and optically transmissive material and a thermal conduit in thermal communication with the output optical element and having at least one surface configured to be in thermal communication with at least one heat dissipating surface of a light... Agent:

20120170144 - Solar concentration device: A solar concentration device includes a bracket, a light transmitting window, a light receiving surface and at least two condensing lenses. The condensing lenses are arranged on the bracket and around the light transmitting window. One surface of the condensing lens is a light transmitting plane, and the other surface... Agent:

20120170145 - Mirror assembly for reducing blind spot associated with side view mirrors for vehicles: A mirror assembly for reducing a blind spot associated with an exterior mounted side view mirror of a vehicle is provided. The mirror assembly includes a mount assembly configured for being received about an interior intersection of the A-pillar and the door panel of the vehicle. The mirror assembly also... Agent:

20120170146 - Mirror for vehicle: A joint portion (11) is provided to an upper case (3) of a mirror unit tilting mechanism (1) so as to protrude therefrom. A fitting portion (21) is formed on a pivot plate (5) side so as to correspond to the joint portion (11). The joint portion (11) is formed... Agent:

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