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Optical: systems and elements September class, title,number 09/12

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09/27/2012 > 53 patent applications in 45 patent subcategories. class, title,number

20120243063 - Image display device: An image display device includes an image forming device, collimating optical system, and optical device, with the optical device including a light guide plate, first diffraction grating member and second diffraction grating member which are made up of a volume hologram diffraction grating, and with central light emitted from the... Agent: Sony Corporation

20120243064 - Two-dimensional optical deflector including only one pair of meander-type piezoelectric actuators and its driver: In a two-dimensional optical deflector comprising a mirror and a support body surrounding the mirror, first and second piezoelectric actuators of a meander-type are provided opposite to each other with respect to a first axis of the mirror. Each of the first second piezoelectric actuators comprising a plurality of piezoelectric... Agent: Stanley Electric Co., Ltd.

20120243065 - Two-dimensional optical deflector apparatus using curved-type saw-tooth drive voltages: In a two-dimensional optical deflector apparatus comprising an optical deflector and a driver for driving the optical deflector, the optical deflector includes a mirror, a first piezoelectric actuator for rocking the mirror with respect to a first axis of the mirror, and a second piezoelectric actuator of a meander type... Agent: Stanley Electric Co., Ltd.

20120243066 - Actuator, optical scanner, and image forming apparatus: An actuator includes: a movable portion that can oscillate around an oscillation axis; a connection portion that extends from the movable portion and is torsionally deformed in accordance with oscillation of the movable portion; and a support portion that supports the connection portion. The movable portion forms a cross shape... Agent: Seiko Epson Corporation

20120243067 - Electro-optic system configured to reduce a perceived color change: An electro-optic system is provided that includes a front element a rear element, and an electro-optic medium, the electro-optic medium is adapted to be in at least a high transmittance state and a low transmittance state. The electro-optic system further includes a display device in optical communication with the electro-optic... Agent:

20120243068 - Electrochromic apparatus: Disclosed herein is an electrochromic apparatus. In particular, the apparatus is a multi-layer structure mainly having transparent glass substrates. An aerogel with multiple holes is packaged within the structure. The conducting materials are coated on the substrates. An electrochromic material is then packaged within the layers of conducting materials. By... Agent: J Touch Corporation

20120243069 - Securable cover for vehicle lights and method: A cover for use in connection with one or more vehicle lights is provided. A lens of the cover contains an electrically activatable material that prevents the transmission of visible light from entering into and reflecting out from the one or more vehicle lights when the electrically activatable material is... Agent: Control Solutions, LLC

20120243070 - Display using a transreflective electrowetting layer: A display for displaying images that includes a transreflective electrowetting layer operable to a transparent-state where light passes through the transreflective electrowetting layer and a reflective-state where light is reflected by the transreflective electrowetting layer; a non-reflective layer underlying the transreflective electrowetting layer; and an emissive layer proximate to the... Agent: Delphi Technologies, Inc.

20120243071 - Electro-wetting display device: An electro-wetting display device is provided. The device includes a first substrate and a second substrate disposed opposite thereto. A plurality of first electrodes and a plurality of corresponding second electrodes are disposed on the first substrate and face the second substrate. A barrier layer is between the plurality of... Agent: Industrial Technology Research Institute

20120243072 - Display apparatus and method of manufacturing the same: In a manufacturing method of a display apparatus, a substrate including a first area, which includes a first pixel, and a second area different from the first area is prepared. Then, a first capsule layer having first display capsules is formed on the substrate, and a first photolithography process is... Agent:

20120243073 - Electrophoretic element, display, and electronic device: An electrophoretic element includes an electrophoretic particle, and a porous layer formed of a fibrous structure having a non-electrophoretic particle with different optical reflection characteristics from optical reflection characteristics of the electrophoretic particle. A difference Δ1(=A−B) between a solubility parameter value A of the fibrous structure and a solubility parameter... Agent: Sony Corporation

20120243075 - Gain-clamped semiconductor optical amplifiers: A gain-clamped semiconductor optical amplifier comprises: at least one first surface; at least one second surface, each second surface facing and electrically isolated from a respective first surface; a plurality of nanowires connecting each opposing pair of the first and second surfaces in a bridging configuration; and a signal waveguide... Agent:

20120243074 - Semiconductor optical amplifier: A semiconductor optical amplifier includes an input-side optical amplifier waveguide section that has a first active core layer. An output-side optical amplifier waveguide section connects to the input-side optical amplifier waveguide section and has a second active core layer that is wider than the first active core layer. The width... Agent: Furukawa Electric Co., Ltd.

20120243076 - Method, apparatus, and system for amplifying a burst optical signal: Embodiments of the present invention disclose a method, an apparatus, and a system for amplifying a burst optical signal. The method includes: monitoring an input status of a signal light; when no signal light is input, controlling output power of a pump light so that a gain medium has output... Agent: Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd.

20120243077 - Optical member, near infrared cut filter, solid-state imaging element, lens for imaging device, and imaging/display device using the same: Disclosed is an optical member in the form of a film or a thin plate. The optical member contains near infrared absorbing particles comprising crystallites of an oxide containing at least Cu and P and having a number average aggregated particle size of at least 20 nm and at most... Agent: Asahi Glass Company, Limited

20120243079 - Device for holding filters for microscopes: A device for holding filters for a microscope includes a filter wheel (20) rotatable about an axis of rotation (16) and a drive unit (14) for rotating the filter wheel (20). The filter wheel (20) comprises a basic body (44) rotatable about the axis of rotation (16) and at least... Agent: Leica Microsystems Cms Gmbh

20120243078 - Microscope optical system: d

20120243080 - Microscope: A laser microscope that efficiently performs 3D imaging irrespective of the shape of a specimen, includes an area segmenting section that segments an observation range of a specimen in the direction perpendicular to the optical axis of an objective lens into many areas; a surface-position storing section that stores motorized... Agent: Olympus Corporation

20120243081 - Microscope: A microscope includes: an objective lens radiating laser light and illumination light onto a specimen; a first detection optical system detecting first observation light produced from the specimen when the laser light is radiated; a second detection optical system detecting second observation light produced from the specimen when the illumination... Agent: Olympus Corporation

20120243082 - Method of manufacturing screen and partial screen: A screen is manufactured by a partial screen manufacturing process, a cutting process, and a bonding process. In the partial screen manufacturing process, partial screens adapted to constitute the screen and each having a plurality of lens elements arranged on a surface are manufactured. In the cutting process, the partial... Agent: Seiko Epson Corporation

20120243083 - Display apparatus: A display apparatus including a display unit in which pixels configured from a group of a plurality of types of sub-pixels displaying different primary colors are arranged in a two-dimensional matrix shape in the row direction and the column direction; and an optical separation unit separating an image displayed on... Agent: Sony Corporation

20120243084 - Display panel, display device, and electronic apparatus: A display panel includes a panel section having a display area in which a plurality of display pixels are two-dimensionally disposed and a ring-like frame area provided at the periphery of the display area, and a barrier section that is disposed at a position opposed to the panel section and... Agent: Sony Corporation

20120243085 - Three dimensional display device and three dimensional display system: Embodiments of the disclosed technology provide a three dimensional (3D) display device, comprising: an optical lens group, display panels, and a display plane, wherein the display panels comprises a first display panel and a second display panel for emitting image light with different polarization states, and wherein the optical lens... Agent: Boe Technology Group Co., Ltd.

20120243086 - Backlight unit and three-dimensional image display device having the same: A three-dimensional (“3D”) image display device includes a backlight unit. The backlight unit includes a light guide part including a plurality of light guide units. Each of the light guide units includes a light guide plate including a light emission surface through which supplied light is emitted, a bottom surface... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20120243087 - Depth-fused three dimensional display device: Embodiments of the disclosed technology provide a depth-fused 3D (DFD) display device, comprising: a first display panel and a second display panel which are provided in parallel with each other and separated with a field depth therebetween; and a circular polarizer, provided between the first display panel and the second... Agent: Boe Technology Group Co., Ltd.

20120243088 - Gas cell, gas cell manufacturing apparatus, and gas cell manufacturing method: A manufacturer of gas cells performs an arrangement process of arranging solid substances at positions corresponding to holes each of which is provided on each of a plurality of cells. Then, the manufacturer of the gas cells performs an accommodation process of accommodating gas in inner spaces of the cells... Agent: Seiko Epson Corporation

20120243089 - Polarizing membrane and polarizing film: A polarizing membrane according to an embodiment of the present invention includes a polyvinyl alcohol-based resin membrane containing a dichromatic substance. The polyvinyl alcohol-based resin membrane has an Nz coefficient of 1.10 or more and 1.50 or less.... Agent: Nitto Denko Corporation

20120243090 - Light transparent display and an image display device: An antistatic laminate is provided that simplifies the production of a polarizing plate and, at the same time, can satisfactorily meets requirements of IPS and VA modes. The antistatic laminate is adapted for use in polarizing plates and comprises a light transparent base material and an antistatic layer provided on... Agent: Dai Nippon Printing Co., Ltd.

20120243091 - Methods and apparatus for concealing sensors and other components of electronic devices: A concealing structure to at least partially conceal a sensor, light emitter or other component by at least partially preventing reflection of external light by an underlying structure. In some examples, this function is performed by a two-component masking assembly, the masking assembly including a linear polarizer to cause linear... Agent: Apple Inc.

20120243092 - Barrier layer and a method of manufacturing the barrier layer: A barrier layer capable of preventing permeability of moisture, oxygen, other gases, solvents and volatile organic compounds is provided. The barrier layer includes a surface profile undulating in all directions. Further, the surface profile is characterized by the absence of non-undulating surface, straight lines and sharp edges. Further, the surface... Agent: Moser Baer India Limited

20120243093 - Lens cleaning apparatus: A vibratory assembly having a housing. A transducer is operably coupled with the housing and has a substantially cylindrical shape. An isolator is at least partially disposed between the housing and the transducer. A lens cover is operably coupled with the transducer. A power source includes contacts operably coupled with... Agent:

20120243094 - Method and device for producing color pattern by means of diffraction gratings: In the method for creating color patterns for technical applications and visible for the human eye by means of diffraction gratings through light irradiation, diffraction grating arrays are produced directly on a solid body surface in a laser microstructuring process by at least one laser installation in the nanosecond range... Agent: Boegli-gravures S.a.

20120243095 - Configurable micromechanical diffractive element with anti stiction bumps: The invention relates to a micromechanical unit, in particular, an adjustable optical filter, and also a method to manufacture the unit. The unit comprises a first device layer and a second substrate layer at least partially fastened to each other, where the device layer comprises a number of reflecting elements... Agent:

20120243096 - Diffraction grating lens and method of producing the same, and imaging device in which the same is used: A diffraction grating lens according to the present invention includes a lens body and a diffraction grating provided on the surface of the lens body, the diffraction grating including a plurality of annular zones having slopes inclined along a width direction and a plurality of step surfaces respectively located between... Agent: Panasonic Corporation

20120243097 - Optical element, optical system, imaging apparatus, optical instrument, and stamper: An optical system includes an optical element that has a surface on which a plurality of sub-wavelength structure bodies are formed; and an imaging device that has an imaging region which senses light via the optical element, wherein the surface of the optical element has one or two or more... Agent: Sony Corporation

20120243098 - Optical sheet roll and method for manufacturing optical sheet roll, optical sheet, and display device: The disclosure provides an optical sheet roll which enables improvement of yield by reducing the parts that are not usable as an optical sheet when cutting out an optical sheet in an adequate size. Also disclosed is a method for manufacturing the optical sheet roll; a method for manufacturing an... Agent: Dai Nippon Printing Co., Ltd.

20120243099 - Black curable composition, light-shielding color filter, light-shielding film and method for manufacturing the same, wafer level lens, and solid-state imaging device: A black curable composition for a wafer level lens is provided which exhibits excellent developability during formation of a pattern and imparts excellent adhesion with a lens to a formed light-shielding film. The black curable composition contains an inorganic pigment, a specific dispersion resin, a polymerization initiator, and a polymerizable... Agent: Fujifilm Corporation

20120243100 - Line illumination apparatus using laser arrays: A method for forming, onto a linear array light modulator, a line of illumination that extends in a linear direction, the method includes forming a first linear beam array and a second linear beam array, both linear beam arrays comprising a plurality of laser beams; forming a mixed illumination by... Agent:

20120243101 - Image capturing device with micro-lens array: The noise occurring is made to decrease in a case of a reconstructed image being generated from a lightfield image captured by way of a plenoptic camera. An image capturing device 1 is equipped with a main lens 31, a micro-lens array 32 having a plurality of micro-lenses 32-i, and... Agent: Casio Computer Co., Ltd.

20120243103 - Head-mounted display system: A head-mounted display system having a light source made up of a plurality of light-emitting diodes; a flat-panel display for producing an image on a flat-panel; a projecting mechanism having a cylindrical housing; and an eye-proximate optical system, wherein: the flat-panel display is secured within the housing so as to... Agent: Shimadzu Corporation

20120243102 - Image relay optical system and virtual image display device including the same: An image relay optical system is provided with an optical coupling member before incidence of image light on a light guide member. Among a first light incident surface, a coupling member reflecting surface, and a first light emitting surface provided in the optical coupling member, the coupling member reflecting surface... Agent: Seiko Epson Corporation

20120243104 - Head-up display: The present invention discloses a head-up display (HUD) comprising an image display element, a plurality of light sources and a set of light guide components, wherein after a light beam of each light source is projected into the set of light guide components, paths of all light beams are regulated... Agent: National Tsing Hua University

20120243105 - Light source device: A light source device includes a light source main unit made of a combination of a plurality of semiconductor laser devices, a plurality of collimator lens respectively capable of converting light beams emitted by the respective semiconductor laser devices of the light source main unit to respective approximately parallel light... Agent:

20120243106 - Full field membrane design for non-round liquid lens assemblies: An optical and mechanical design of a sealed, non-round fluid-filled lens capable of providing variation of optical power. The fluid lens includes at least three optical components: at least one mostly rigid optical disc, at least one mostly flexible optical membrane and a layer of a transparent fluid that is... Agent:

20120243107 - Zoom lens system: A zoom lens system includes a negative first lens group, a positive second lens group, and a positive third lens group, in that order from the object side, wherein upon zooming from the short to long focal length extremities, the distance between the first lens group and the second lens... Agent: Hoya Corporation

20120243108 - Photographing optical lens assembly: An photographing 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, a third lens element, a fourth lens element having at least one aspheric surface, a fifth lens... Agent: Largan Precision Co., Ltd.

20120243109 - Optical lens assembly for image capture: An optical lens assembly for image capture, in order from an object side to an image side, comprising: a first lens element with positive refractive power having a concave object-side surface and a convex image-side surface, a second lens element with negative refractive power having a concave object-side surfaces and... Agent: Largan Precision Co.

20120243110 - Display magnification and protection device: A screen magnification and protection device for the display of a portable electronic device. The device comprises a transparent magnifying sheet with a front surface, a rear surface and an overall geometric shape. The rear surface comprises a light coating of adhesive to facilitate removable securement to a display. The... Agent:

20120243111 - Wafer lens manufacturing method: Provided are a wafer lens and a wafer lens manufacturing method which makes it possible to favorably manage lens inspection information. The wafer lens is formed by laying a diaphragm and an ID recording section on a glass substrate and covering the diaphragm and the ID recording section with a... Agent:

20120243112 - Lens barrel, an imaging device, a optical system retaining method and a manufacturing method: A lens barrel comprising: a first retention member that includes a first engaging portion, which engages with a guide shaft, and that retains a first optical system and a second optical system, which is different from the first optical system, to be integrally movable along the guide shaft; and a... Agent: Nikon Corporation

20120243113 - Hybrid cool roof: The hybrid cool roof has a near horizontal solar reflecting surface, and a second esthetic surface, which is angled to the street view. The esthetic surface gives the hybrid cool roof the appearance of a conventional roof when viewed from street level, giving the roof a decorative appearance while having... Agent:

20120243114 - Nonsymmetric optical system and design method for nonsymmetric optical system: A new family of truly nonsymmetric optical systems that exploit a new fabrication degree of freedom enabled by the introduction of slow-servos to diamond machining; surfaces whose departure from a sphere varies both radially and azimuthally in the aperture, and associated design method.... Agent: University Of Rochester

20120243115 - Optical layered body and method for producing optical layered body: An optical layered body including a light-transmitting substrate and at least a hard coat layer formed on the light-transmitting substrate, wherein the hard coat layer is formed by hardening a composition for a hard coat layer containing a polyfunctional (meth)acrylate ultraviolet curable resin, an ultraviolet absorber and a photopolymerization initiator... Agent: Dai Nippon Printing Co., Ltd.

  
09/20/2012 > 49 patent applications in 42 patent subcategories. class, title,number

20120236378 - Method and apparatus for simultaneous processing of multiple functions: Electronic logic gates that operate using N logic state levels, where N is greater than 2, and methods of operating such gates. The electronic logic gates operate according to truth tables. At least two input signals each having a logic state that can range over more than two logic states... Agent: California Institute Of Technology

20120236379 - Ladar using mems scanning: A scanning mirror includes a substrate that is patterned to include a mirror area, a frame around the mirror area, and a base around the frame. A set of actuators operate to rotate the mirror area about a first axis relative to the frame, and a second set of actuators... Agent: Lighttime, LLC

20120236380 - Optical scanning device, image forming apparatus, scanning lens, and molding method of the scanning lens: An optical scanning device that scans a plurality of surfaces to be scanned in a main scanning direction by using a light beam includes: a plurality of light sources; a light deflector that deflects a plurality of light beams emitted from the light sources; and a scanning optical system that... Agent:

20120236381 - Image forming apparatus: An image forming apparatus, including a deflector including a rotational axis and at least two-staged polygon mirrors circumferentially located on the rotational axis at shifted angles in a rotational direction thereof, to reflect a light beam entering each of the polygon mirrors while deflecting the light beam to scan plural... Agent: Ricoh Company, Ltd.

20120236382 - Spectral decomposition device and manufacturing the same: For achieving balance between manufacturing effort and spectrometer accuracy, a spectral decomposition device is not completely integrated into a substrate stack, but, for example, after manufacturing the substrate stack in the manufacturing process, the opportunity of compensating inaccuracies in substrate stack manufacturing is given by mounting a component with a... Agent: Fraunhofer-gesellschaft Zur Foerderung Der Angewandten Forschung E.v.

20120236383 - Actuator, method for manufacturing actuator, and optical scanner: An actuator includes a base made of silicon and including a movable portion capable of oscillating around an oscillation axis, at least one connection portion extending from the movable portion, and a support portion that supports the connection portion, an insulating layer provided on a surface of the base, and... Agent: Seiko Epson Corporation

20120236384 - Optical device, method for manufacturing optical device, and optical scanner: An optical device includes a base made of silicon and including a movable portion provided with a light reflecting portion having light reflectivity and capable of oscillating around a oscillation axis, at least one connection portion that extends from the movable portion, and a support portion that supports the connection... Agent: Seiko Epson Corporation

20120236385 - Display substrate, display apparatus having the same and method of manufacturing the same: A display substrate includes a base substrate, a high reflective layer, a metal light reflective layer and a low reflective layer. The high reflective layer is on the base substrate, and includes a high refractive layer and a low refractive layer which alternate with each other. The high refractive layer... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20120236386 - 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.

20120236388 - Frameless interior rearview mirror assembly: An interior rearview mirror assembly includes a housing and a mirror reflective element having a glass substrate. The housing includes an element that protrudes beyond a rear surface of the glass substrate and towards the front surface of the glass substrate when the reflective element is at least partially received... Agent: Magna Mirrors Of America, Inc.

20120236387 - Vehicular rearview mirror elements and assemblies incorporating these elements: The present invention relates to improved electro-optic rearview mirror elements and assemblies incorporating the same. Area of the effective field of view of the electro-optic mirror element substantially equals to that defined by the outermost perimeter of the element.... Agent: Gentex Corporation

20120236389 - On-chip miniature optical isolator: An optical structure for generating nonreciprocal loss is provided that includes a first substrate layer and a magneto-optical layer positioned on the first substrate layer. The magneto-optical layer achieves nonreciprocity with application of an external magnetic field so as to produce resonantly enhanced nonreciprocal loss.... Agent: Massachusetts Institute Of Technology

20120236390 - Light turning feature patterns for lightguides: This disclosure provides systems, methods and apparatus for providing illumination by using a light guide to distribute light and for determining spacing between light turning features in the light guide. In one aspect, a light intensity profile along a first axis is determined and the pitch of light turning features... Agent: Qualcomm Mems Technologies, Inc.

20120236392 - Electronic paper display device: An electronic paper display device includes an electronic paper display panel, and a functional layer. The electronic paper display panel includes a display surface. The functional layer is located on the display surface and includes a carbon nanotube touching functional layer.... Agent: Shih Hua Technology Ltd.

20120236391 - Multi color display panel and method for manufacturing the same: One embodiment of the present invention is a multi-color display panel, including: a transparent substrate, a color filter layer, a transparent electrode layer, a microcapsule layer, an adhesive layer, a rear electrode plate, wherein the transparent substrate, the color filter layer, the transparent electrode layer, the microcapsule layer the adhesive... Agent: Toppan Printing Co., Ltd.

20120236393 - Spd films formed with conductive polymer-coated substrates: A suspended particle device (SPD) film or laminate thereof. The film includes substrates coated on their inner surface with a polythiophene-based conductive polymer serving as electrode means. The polymer may be applied in the form of an aqueous composition also comprising solvent(s) and binder(s). A preferred polymer is a polyethylene... Agent: Research Frontiers Incorporated

20120236394 - Optical semiconductor element, semiconductor laser, and method of manufacturing optical semiconductor element: An optical semiconductor element includes: a grating base layer including a projection-recess structure disposed over a substrate; and a grating cover layer including a group III-V semiconductor having three or more elements, wherein the grating cover layer includes a first region which is disposed over recessed portions of the grating... Agent: Fujitsu Limited

20120236395 - Grating based optical parametric oscillator and method of dynamically tuning the oscillator for generating desired optical signals: According to an embodiment of the present invention, an optical parametric oscillator (OPO) (e.g., for a laser transmitting device) includes non-linear optical media, optical beam manipulating elements, and a narrow linewidth filter in the form of a rotatable grating. The grating enables rapid tuning of the oscillator to provide an... Agent: Itt Manufacturing Enterprises, Inc.

20120236396 - Optical amplifying device and optical amplifying method: An optical amplifying device includes a semiconductor laser that outputs a pump light having a power according to a provided drive current; a rare-earth-doped amplifying medium that amplifies an input light by the pump light output from the semiconductor laser; and a detector that detects, in the power of the... Agent: Fujitsu Limited

20120236397 - Two mirror optical system: A new and useful optical system is provided, which is particularly useful as an optical relay for an aerial imaging system (AIS). The optical system preferably comprises a two element catadioptric lens where a beam transmitted by makes two reflections before leaving the first solid glass (catadioptric) element, then reflects... Agent: Nikon Corporation

20120236398 - Phase filters for a scanning microscope: The aim of the invention is an optical device for a scanning microscope, said device enabling the focusing of a light beam largely independent of wavelengths; and thus high-resolution microscopy, in particular STED microscopy, in a wider wavelength spectrum is facilitated. At least two phase filters lie on a support.... Agent: Leica Microsystems Cms Gmbh

20120236399 - Variable-focus optical system: Aberrations are sufficiently corrected, and an excellent image is acquired. Provided is a variable-focus optical system including a positive-power front-group optical system, a rear-group optical system having the same power, and an optical-system driving unit configured to relatively change the distance therebetween in the optical axis direction, wherein the front-group... Agent: Olympus Corporation

20120236400 - Method for producing an optical assembly having at least two optical functional surfaces, an optical device and unit for carrying out the method: The invention relates to a method for producing an optical assembly, comprising at least two optical functional surfaces arranged in a fixed positional relationship to one another on a common supporting structure, wherein by means of a processing machine, in various process steps, at least two optical functional surfaces and... Agent: Friedrich-schiller-universitat Jena

20120236401 - Screen and method for producing forming mold: A screen has an incidence plane that reflects a projected light, and, on the incidence plane, a plurality of lens elements are arranged. The plurality of lens elements have quarter-spherical surfaces, and the spherical surfaces are formed so as to face a light source of the projected light. In a... Agent: Seiko Epson Corporation

20120236402 - Display device: A display device includes: a display unit having a region which emits color light for displaying a stereoscopic image including images of a plurality of viewing points; and a separation unit that separates optically the images of the respective viewing points from each other so that the images of different... Agent: Sony Corporation

20120236404 - Gift card with 3d lenses: A card with integrated durable and easily portable 3D lenses for viewing 3D content. A device including 3D lenses incorporated into a gift card, a credit card, an identification card, a card that has an electric magnetic strip, a Smart Card or other type of similar card.... Agent:

20120236403 - Microreplicated film for autostereoscopic displays: An optical light redirecting film that can be made by microreplication, and that is suitable for use in an autostereoscopic backlight or display, includes opposed first and second structured surfaces. The first structured surface includes lenticular features and the second structured surface includes prismatic features. In some cases, at least... Agent: 3m Innovation Properties Company

20120236406 - 3d image display apparatus, 3d glasses, and driving methods of the 3d image display apparatus and the 3d glasses: A display apparatus is provided. The display apparatus includes a display panel which alternately displays a left-eye image and a right-eye image, a backlight unit which includes a plurality of different types of light sources and which is disposed on a rear surface of the display panel to emit light... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20120236405 - Display device: A display device includes a display unit in which pixels having first and second regions are arrayed in a matrix, the first region emitting first color light for displaying a stereoscopic image including images of a plurality of viewing points and the second region emitting second color light in order... Agent: Sony Corporation

20120236407 - Support device for three-dimensional glasses: A support device for three-dimensional glasses includes a stand extending upward and a cradle mounted on the stand to support three-dimensional glasses. The cradle is movable in an up and down direction and rotatable in a left-right direction or an up-down direction. Therefore, a user may easily adjust a position... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20120236408 - Outstandingly durable and heat-resistant polarising element, polarising plate and image-display device, and polarising-element production method: The present invention relates to a polarizer in which contents of zinc, boron, and potassium are controlled to be within a certain range, a polarizing plate, and an image display device having excellent durability and heat resistance, and a method of manufacturing the polarizer. In one embodiment, the present invention... Agent:

20120236409 - Optical module: An optical module is provided that includes a Faraday rotator having a Verdet constant at a wavelength of 1.06 μm of at least 0.27 min/(Oe·cm), a first hollow magnet disposed on the outer periphery of the Faraday rotator, and second and third hollow magnet units disposed so as to sandwich... Agent:

20120236410 - Wire-grid polarizer and process for producing the same: A wire-grid polarizer comprising a light-transmitting substrate 14 having a surface on which a plurality of ridges 12 are formed in parallel with one another at a predetermined pitch with flat portions 13 formed between the ridges 12, each of the ridges 12 having a width narrowing from the bottom... Agent: Asahi Glass Company, Limited

20120236411 - Microretarder film: The present invention provides a micro-retarder film for a 2D/3D image switchable display. The micro-retarder film comprises a first homogenous layer, a microstructure phase layer with a plurality of retarder patterns formed on the first homogenous layer alternately, and a second homogenous layer formed on the microstructure phase layer.... Agent: Vusense Corporation

20120236412 - Foreign substance removal apparatus and optical apparatus including the same: A foreign substance removal apparatus detects how large difference is generated between a time phase of a vibration detected when a bending vibration of an m-order vibration mode is excited at an optical low-pass filter 410, and a time phase of a vibration detected when a bending vibration of an... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

20120236413 - Pavement markings, reflective elements, and methods of making microspheres: Presently described are retroreflective articles, such as pavement markings, that comprise transparent microspheres partially embedded in a binder (e.g., polymeric). Also described are microspheres (e.g., glass-ceramic), methods of making microspheres, as well as compositions of glass materials and compositions of glass-ceramic materials. The microspheres generally comprise lanthanide series oxide(s), titanium... Agent:

20120236414 - Method and apparatus for adjusting position of optical element: An apparatus for adjusting a position of an optical element is disclosed. The apparatus includes: a support; a movement unit for supporting an optical element and being movable relative to the support; a magnet unit; a coil unit for generating a magnetic force for moving the movement unit when an... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20120236415 - Display and labeled article: A display including one or more first relief structures is provided. Each of the one or more first relief structures includes a smooth first reflection surface and a plurality of protrusions or recesses. Each top surface of the protrusions or each bottom of the recesses is a smooth second reflection... Agent: Toppan Printing Co., Ltd.

20120236416 - Lenticular sheet and method for manufacturing lenticular sheet: There is provided a lenticular sheet including: a lenticular lens having a plurality of convex lens parts arranged two-dimensionally; a first ink absorbing layer which is provided on a surface, of the lenticular lens, opposite the convex lens parts and in which ink permeates; a suppressing part provided on the... Agent:

20120236417 - Lens with multi-concave meniscus wall: The present invention relates generally to a liquid meniscus lens with a meniscus wall. The meniscus lens may include an arcuate front curve and back curve lens. Some specific embodiments include a liquid meniscus lens with a meniscus wall essentially in the shape of multiple segments of a torus concave... Agent:

20120236418 - Zoom lens and imaging apparatus: e

20120236419 - Zoom lens, camera device, and data terminal device:

20120236420 - Zoom lens and imaging apparatus:

20120236421 - Optical lens assembly for image photographing: An optical lens assembly for image photographing, in order from an object side to an image side comprising: a first lens element with positive refractive power having a convex object-side surface; a second lens element with positive refractive power; a third lens element with positive refractive power having a convex... Agent: Largan Precision Co.

20120236422 - Lens drive device and manufacturing method therefor: A lens drive device may include a movable body holding a lens and movable in an optical axis direction of the lens, a fixed body movably holding the movable body, a drive mechanism for driving the movable body, and a board on which an imaging element is mounted and which... Agent: Nidec Sankyo Corporation

20120236423 - Lens driving device: A lens driving device comprises a lens holder for holding a lens, a shaft for supporting the lens holder so as to make the lens holder movable in an optical axis direction of the lens and swingable about an axis of the shaft, an actuator for applying a driving force... Agent: Tdk Corporation

20120236424 - Lens connection module and connection adapter for same: A lens connection module is disclosed, which can be magnetically installed on an image capture device having a light entry opening and a first magnetic unit, and comprises a lens connection body and a second magnetic unit installed on the lens connection body for magnetically connecting to the first magnetic... Agent: Lumos Technology Co., Ltd.

20120236425 - Selectively attachable and removable lenses for communication devices: Some embodiments disclosed herein relate to a lens component having one or more lenses attached to a retainer portion configured to removably attach to communication devices such as mobile phones, tablet computers, media players, and the like. The retainer portion may be configured so as not to interfere with a... Agent: Premier Systems Usa, Inc.

20120236426 - Polymerizable composition, color filter, method of producing color filter and solid-state image sensor: The present invention provides a polymerizable composition including (A) a photoradical polymerization initiator represented by following Formula (1), the photoradical polymerization initiator having a molar absorption coefficient with respect to light at a wavelength of 365 nm in ethyl acetate of from 4,000 to less than 10,000; (B) a polymerizable... Agent: Fujifilm Corporation

  
09/13/2012 > 51 patent applications in 44 patent subcategories. class, title,number

20120229877 - Optical power switch (ops): The present invention is generally related to the field of optical systems and/or lens attachments, and more specific to an optical system and/or lens attachment providing a switchable Optical Power Switch (OPS) controllably switchable between different states. A soft transparent material (12), for example silicone-gel is disposed onto a surface... Agent:

20120229878 - Erecting equal-magnification lens array plate, optical scanning unit, image reading device, and image writing device: An erecting equal-magnification lens array plate includes: a first lens array plate provided with a plurality of first lenses arranged on a first surface and a plurality of second lenses arranged on a second surface; and a second lens array plate provided with a plurality of third lenses arranged on... Agent: Nippon Sheet Glass Company, Limited

20120229879 - Mirror cascade for bundling a plurality of light sources and a laser-scanning microscope: A mirror cascade for the adjustment-free bundling of a plurality of light sources to be coupled into the beam path of a laser scanning microscope, comprising a beam combiner housing in which the mirror cascade is located, wherein the beam combiner housing can be either mounted directly on a scanning... Agent: Carl Zeiss Microimaging Gmbh

20120229880 - Optical component system: The subject of the invention is a mechanical device for inserting one out of a multitude of optical components (such as filters) in an optical path and changing the angle of incidence between the incoming light and the selected optical component independently of the optical component selection.... Agent:

20120229881 - Piezochromic device: The current invention relates to a piezochromic device wherein said device exhibits a reversible change in appearance initialed by an external applied force and then reverts back to its original appearance over a set relaxation time when the external force is removed. In one embodiment, a device comprising a transparent... Agent: Sun Chemical Corporation

20120229882 - Rearview assembly for a vehicle: A vehicular rearview assembly with a mirror element having a curved or rounded edge on the first surface that is fully observable from the front of the assembly, a complex peripheral ring, and a user interface with switches and sensors that activate and configure pre-defined function(s) or device(s) of the... Agent: Gentex Corporation

20120229883 - Microscope apparatus: A microscope apparatus includes a laser beam source for emitting a laser beam, an objective lens for irradiating a sample with the laser beam, a phase-modulating spatial light modulator placed between the laser beam source and the objective lens at a position optically conjugate with a pupil position of the... Agent: Olympus Corporation

20120229884 - Charged particles: Disclosed is a composition comprising a charged particle of volume 5 nm3 to 50 million nm3 preferably having an inorganic core of SiO2, AI2O3, and/or TiO2, or a core essentially consisting of an organic pigment and/or pigment derivative, and a counter ion which is separable from the particle and is... Agent: Basf Se

20120229885 - Electrophoretic display medium and preparing method thereof: An electrophoretic display medium and preparing method thereof. The electrophoretic display medium comprises: negatively or positively-charged pigment particles; neutral pigment particles with colors different from the charged pigment particles; and low-polar and/or non-polar dispersing solvent. The method of preparing the electrophoretic display medium comprises: synthesizing neutral pigment particles; synthesizing charged... Agent: Guangzhou Oed Technologies Co., Ltd.

20120229886 - Tunable optical frequency comb generator: An optical device comprising a tunable optical frequency comb generator. The comb generator includes an interferometer, and an optical feed-back loop waveguide and an electronic controller.... Agent: Alcatel-lucent, Usa Inc.

20120229887 - Optical fiber amplifier with improved performance: A method for controlling a variation in gain in an optical amplifier stage and an optical amplifier. The optical amplifier stage includes a pumping device for providing pumping power and a control unit for determining a change in an input power of the optical amplifier. The method includes the steps... Agent: Nokia Siemens Networks Oy

20120229888 - Device for amplifying and/or transporting electromagnetic radiation: The invention relates to a laser device (1) for amplifying and/or transporting electromagnetic radiation, comprising a radiation source (2) for generating the electromagnetic radiation and an amplifier (4) for amplifying or a medium for transporting the generated electromagnetic radiation. In order to make available a device (1) for amplifying or... Agent: Fraunhofer-gesellschaft Zur Foerderung Der Angewandten Forschung E.v.

20120229890 - Optical devices and method of counting optical pulses: An optical device comprises an optical device stage, which comprises an optical input, an optical AND gate, an optical flip-flop and an optical output. The optical input is arranged to receive an optical input pulse at an input wavelength. The optical AND gate comprises a first input arranged to receive... Agent:

20120229889 - Regenerative amplifier, laser apparatus, and extreme ultraviolet light generation system: A regenerative amplifier according to one aspect of this disclosure is used in combination with a laser device, and the regenerative amplifier may include: a pair of resonator mirrors constituting an optical resonator; a slab amplifier provided between the pair of the resonator mirrors for amplifying a laser beam with... Agent:

20120229891 - Plasmonic dark field and fluorescence microscopy: Plasmonic condensers for generating surface plasmon at an evanescent wave surface can include a substrate layer, a metal layer comprising the evanescent wave surface; and a media layer disposed between the metal layer and the substrate layer. The media layer can be active or passive and can include a source... Agent:

20120229892 - Infrared optical lens system: Provided is an infrared optical lens system including: a first lens having negative refractive power; and a second lens having positive refractive power, wherein the first lens and the second lens are disposed in this order from an object side to an image side.... Agent: Samsung Techwin Co., Ltd.

20120229893 - Multi-layer optical films: Multi-layer optical film (10) comprising optical layers reflecting at least 50 percent of incident UV light over specified wavelength ranges. Embodiments of the multi-layer optical films are useful, for example, as a UV protective covering.... Agent:

20120229894 - Method and apparatus for managing optical non-uniformities in seaming processes: Methods to substantially reduce or eliminate optical non-uniformity across an interface may also substantially improve the strength and ease of seam manufacturing, including joining substrates. The methods may include managing optical non-uniformities at least by broadening a region over which a change in optical loss may occur and/or by maintaining... Agent: Reald Inc.

20120229895 - Screen: A screen on which an image according to light incident thereon is displayed includes a plurality of lens trains on a light-exiting surface from which the light exits, and the plurality of lens trains are provided along a plurality of virtual reference lines extending in respective predetermined directions. Each of... Agent: Seiko Epson Corporation

20120229896 - Lenticular array intended for an autostereoscopic system: The invention relates to a lenticular array intended to be placed in front of a screen so as to carry out autostereoscopic viewing and comprising lenticules separated by a spacing P and extending in a longitudinal direction and which are joined together via a longitudinal principal join line, characterized in... Agent: Alioscopy

20120229897 - Achromatic phase retarder with anisotropic layered structure: A phase retarder including a transparent substrate; and at least a symmetrical or pseudo symmetrical film stack stacked on the transparent substrate, the symmetrical or pseudo symmetrical film stack having odd numbers of thin film, the odd numbers of thin film having an intermediate thin film located at the center... Agent: National Taipei University Of Technology

20120229898 - Security markings in retroreflective sheeting: Retroreflective sheeting includes a first portion of prismatic retroreflective sheeting having a first cube corner structure that creates a first visual feature in the retroreflective sheeting and a second portion of prismatic retroreflective sheeting having a second cube corner structure that differs from the first cube structure and that creates... Agent:

20120229899 - Pavement markings, reflective elements, and methods of making microspheres: Presently described are retroreflective articles, such as pavement markings, that comprise transparent microspheres 0 partially embedded in a binder (e.g., polymeric). Also described are microspheres (e.g., glass-ceramic), methods of making microspheres, spheres, as well as compositions of glass materials and compositions of glass-ceramic materials. The microspheres generally comprise lanthanide series... Agent:

20120229900 - Fixed focus lens: A fixed focus lens includes an M group that is disposed at a center of the optical system and has a positive refractive power; an F group that is disposed farther on the image plane side than the M group, has a negative refractive power, and is moved along the... Agent: Tamron Co., Ltd.

20120229901 - Lens holder drive apparatus, and camera equipped therewith: Provided is a small, low-profile lens holder apparatus. A lens holder apparatus includes: a lens holder to which a lens section can be attached; a first drive section that moves the lens holder in a first direction along the optical axis; a second drive section that moves the lens holder... Agent:

20120229902 - Zoom lens system, imaging device and camera: A zoom lens system, in order from an object side to an image side, comprising: a first lens unit having negative optical power; a second lens unit having positive optical power; a third lens unit having negative optical power; and a subsequent lens unit containing at least a fourth lens... Agent: Panasonic Corporation

20120229903 - Zoom lens system, imaging device and camera: A zoom lens system, in order from an object side to an image side, comprising: a first lens unit having negative optical power; a second lens unit having positive optical power; a third lens unit having negative optical power; and a fourth lens unit having positive optical power, wherein in... Agent: Panasonic Corporation

20120229904 - Manufacturing method of diffraction grating: A method for manufacturing a diffraction grating having a plurality of grating grooves that extends in parallel in a direction includes a first cutting processing step of moving, in the direction, a work and a cutting tool having a first blade and a second blade relatively to each other, and... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

20120229905 - Method for structuring a non-metal omnidirectional multilayer mirror: A method for structuring an omnidirectional non-metal mirror for any predetermined wavelength or range of wavelengths. The mirror having at least two layers of different non-metal materials, with an elementary matrix associated to each layer, including physical parameters of the layer and parameters of the light passing through the layer.... Agent:

20120229906 - Anti-reflection optical element and method for manufacturing anti-reflection optical element: To achieve the object, an anti-reflection optical element 1 comprising a concave-convex nanostructure 20 that reduces reflection of incident light on an optical surface 11 of a base optical element 1 comprising a cover layer 30 made of a light-transmitting material that covers an outer surface of the concave-convex nanostructure... Agent: Tamron Co., Ltd.

20120229907 - Selective light transmitting window glazings and methods of design and manufacture: Technologies are generally described for designing a window glazing for a particular geographical location. In some examples, a window glazing can be designed to selectively block sunlight from entering the window during summer when it may be desirable to have inside temperatures substantially lower than outside temperatures. The glazing can... Agent: Empire Technology Development LLC

20120229908 - Recessed optical surfaces: An optics block includes a substrate having first and second opposing surfaces, the substrate being a first material, a plurality of through holes extending in the substrate between the first and second opposing surface, a second material, different than the first material, filling a portion of the through holes and... Agent: Digitaloptics Corporation East

20120229909 - Augmented view of advertisements via head-mounted display: A head-mounted display (HMD) provides an augmented view of advertisements to an HMD wearer. In some embodiments, when an advertisement is within an HMD wearer's field of view, the HMD may augment the HMD wearer's view of the advertisement to provide additional information and/or to personalize the advertisement to the... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20120229910 - Apparatus and method for optical isolation: Provided herein is an apparatus for optically isolating a light beam from a laser, comprising an optical isolator configured to isolate a light beam having a beam quality; a reference plane; an output connector disposed at the output of the optical isolator, wherein the output connector is configured with a... Agent: Spi Lasers Uk Ltd

20120229911 - Optical element having internal inclusions configured for maximum conversion efficiency: An optical element comprises a body having opposed planar major surfaces with a plurality of open-mouthed inclusions (grooves) formed on its light output surface. Each groove has a closed apex with an included apex angle. The body is formed from a material having an index of refraction of at least... Agent: E. I. Du Pont De Nemours And Company

20120229912 - Zoom lens system: A zoom lens system includes a negative first lens group, a positive second lens group, and a positive third lens group, in that order from the object side, wherein upon zooming from the short focal length extremity to the long focal length extremity, the distance between the first lens group... Agent: Hoya Corporation

20120229913 - Lens system and image pickup device equipped with the same: A lens system, from an object side to an image side in the following order, at least includes: a fixed object-side lens group that is disposed closest to the object side; a first focusing lens group that moves during a focusing operation and includes a plurality of lenses; a second... Agent:

20120229914 - Dual field of view refractive optical system for geo synchronous earth orbit: Various embodiments provide an optical system including a first lens group having a plurality of lenses; a second lens group having a plurality of lenses, the second lens group being disposed adjacent the first lens group; a third lens group having a plurality of lenses, the third lens group being... Agent: Raytheon Company

20120229915 - Zoom lens and image pickup apparatus having the same: A zoom lens includes, in order from an object side to an image side, a first lens unit having a negative refractive power and a second lens unit having a positive refractive power. A distance between the first lens unit and the second lens unit varies during zooming. The first... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

20120229916 - Optical element, optical element module, electronic element module, and electronic information device: The present invention provides an optical element, comprising: a side surface where incident light undergoes diffuse reflection inside the optical element, between the outline of a top optical surface and a bottom optical surface; and an inclined surface for total reflection of diffuse reflection from the side surface, formed at... Agent: Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha

20120229917 - Image capturing lens assembly: An image capturing lens assembly includes, in order from an object side to an image side: the first lens element with positive refractive power, the second lens element with refractive power, the third lens element with positive refractive power, the fourth lens element with refractive power, the fifth lens element... Agent: Largan Precision Co., Ltd.

20120229918 - Image pick-up optical system: An image pick-up optical system, in order from an object side to an image side, along an optical axis comprising: the first lens element with negative refractive power having a convex object-side surface and a concave image-side surface, the second lens element with positive refractive power, a bi-convex third lens... Agent: Largan Precision Co.

20120229919 - Micro-lens module: A micro-lens module including a plurality of lens groups is provided. The lens groups are disposed between an object side and an image side, wherein at least one lens group in the lens groups is composed by a complex lens. The complex lens includes a plurality of lenses, the lenses... Agent: Himax Technologies Limited

20120229920 - Imaging optical system and imaging apparatus using the same: An imaging optical system smaller than conventional systems yet with well-corrected aberrations, comprises five lenses L1-L5 having refractive powers, in order from the object side: positive, negative, positive, positive, and, with an aperture at an endmost object-side position. In one embodiment, L1 is biconvex, L2's object-side surface is convex, L5's... Agent: Olympus Corporation

20120229921 - Photographic optical system and image pickup apparatus having the same: A photographic optical system includes, in order from an object side to an image side, a first lens unit having a positive refractive power, a second lens unit having a positive or negative refractive power, and a third lens unit having a positive or negative refractive power, focusing being performed... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

20120229922 - Imaging lens: An imaging lens, although compact, has satisfactorily corrected aberrations. The imaging lens is configured by disposing, in sequence from the object side, a stop (ST); a first lens (L1), which has a double convex shape near the optical axis; a meniscus-shaped negative second lens (L2) which has near the optical... Agent:

20120229923 - Lens barrel and imaging device: A lens barrel includes a fixed cylinder, a first rotary cylinder rotatably provided around an axis relative to the fixed cylinder, and a moving cylinder disposed inside of the first rotary cylinder to move integrally with the first rotary cylinder on the axis and rotate around the axis relative to... Agent:

20120229924 - Lens holder and camera module using the same: A camera module includes a base board and a lens holder mounted on the base board. The lens holder includes a main body and at least one ventilation portion integrally formed with the main body. The main body includes a top wall and a peripheral wall extending from a peripheral... Agent: Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., Ltd.

20120229926 - Lens drive device: The lens drive device is equipped with a first supporting body that holds the lens and is movable in the direction of the optical axis, a second supporting body that holds the first supporting body, a fixed body that holds the second supporting body in a manner enabling movement in... Agent: Nidec Sankyo Corporation

20120229925 - Lens driving device: A lens driving device includes a box-shaped yoke, a tubular carrier, a coil, a magnet, and a base. The carrier has a first opening in which a lens can be installed. The carrier is held in the yoke for moving from a top dead point to a bottom dead point.... Agent: Panasonic Corporation

20120229927 - Lens driving device, camera module mounted with the lens driving device, and mobile telephone mounted with the camera module: An object of the present invention is to provide a lens driving device that prevents looseness during movement of the holder caused by repeated contact and separation between sliding contact sections and the shaft, with a simple configuration. The lens driving device includes holder (10) that holds a lens unit... Agent:

  
09/06/2012 > 41 patent applications in 37 patent subcategories. class, title,number

20120224236 - System, apparatus and method for extracting three-dimensional information of an object from received electromagnetic radiation: An apparatus and method to produce a hologram of an object includes an electromagnetic radiation assembly configured to receive a received electromagnetic radiation, such as light, from the object. The electromagnetic radiation assembly is further configured to diffract the received electromagnetic radiation and transmit a diffracted electromagnetic radiation. An image... Agent: Celloptic, Inc.

20120224237 - Holographic recording system having a relay system: According to one aspect and example, a holographic recording system includes a light source, an object for modulating an object beam from the light source, and a relay system adapted to magnify (positive or negative) the modulated beam (e.g., an image of the object) to an output image. The object... Agent: Inphase Technologies, Inc.

20120224238 - Substrate fastening structure, optical scanning device, and image forming apparatus: A substrate fastening structure is provided with a substrate on which an optical detection sensor is mounted, and a casing to which the substrate is secured internally. The casing is provided with a reference portion having a reference groove formed in a perpendicular direction with respect to a first surface... Agent:

20120224240 - Driver for optical deflector using complex-sinusoidal-wave drive voltages and method for setting the same: A driver for driving an optical deflector includes a mirror, a movable frame for supporting the mirror, a support body surrounding the movable frame, and a first group of piezoelectric actuators and a second group of piezoelectric actuators alternating with the first group of piezoelectric actuators. A first drive voltage... Agent: Stanley Electric Co., Ltd.

20120224239 - Driver for optical deflector using two asyncronous saw-tooth drive voltages and method for setting the same: An optical deflector includes a mirror, a movable frame for supporting the mirror, a support body surrounding the movable frame, and a first group of piezoelectric actuators and a second group of piezoelectric actuators alternating with the first group of piezoelectric actuators. A driver applies a first drive voltage having... Agent: Stanley Electric Co., Ltd.

20120224241 - Erecting equal-magnification lens array plate, optical scanning unit, image reading device, and image writing device: An erecting equal-magnification lens array plate includes: a first lens array plate provided with a plurality of first lenses systematically arranged on a first surface and a plurality of second lenses systematically arranged on a second surface opposite to the first surface; and a second lens array plate provided with... Agent: Nippon Sheet Glass Company, Limited

20120224242 - Erecting equal-magnification lens array plate, optical scanning unit, image reading device, and image writing device: An erecting equal-magnification lens array plate includes a first lens array plate and a second lens array plate provided opposite to each other, each of the first and second lens array plates being formed with a plurality of lenses on both sides thereof. The first lens array plate is provided... Agent: Nippon Sheet Glass Company, Limited

20120224243 - Laser system to generate a laser guide star: A laser system includes a laser light source which emits electromagnetic radiation, at least one optical amplifier which amplifies the radiation emitted from the laser light source, and a frequency multiplier which converts the amplified radiation by resonant frequency multiplying and/or summation-frequency generating. The laser system has a modulation facility... Agent: Toptica Photonics Ag

20120224244 - Organic light-emitting display device: An organic light-emitting display device including: a first substrate; a second substrate disposed to face the first substrate; a display unit interposed between the first substrate and the second substrate and comprising an organic light-emitting device; a sealing member disposed to surround the display unit between the first substrate and... Agent: Samsung Mobile Display Co., Ltd.

20120224245 - Polymerisable lc material and polymer film with negative optical dispersion: The invention relates to a polymerisable LC material with negative optical dispersion, a polymer film with negative optical dispersion obtainable from such a material, and the use of the polymerisable LC material and polymer film in optical, electrooptical, electronic, semiconducting or luminescent components or devices.... Agent: Merck Patent Gesellschaft Mit Bescrankter Haftung

20120224246 - Grating structure of 2d/3d switching display device: A grating structure of a 2D/3D switching display device comprises: a first transparent substrate, a first transparent conductive film; a second transparent substrate, and a second transparent conductive film disposed with an interval apart with each other on a side of the first transparent conductive film, such that a potential... Agent: J Touch Corporation

20120224248 - Rearview mirror assembly for vehicle: An electrochromic interior reflective element for an interior rearview mirror assembly of a vehicle includes front and rear substrates and an electrochromic medium sandwiched between the front and rear substrates. The electrochromic medium is disposed in an interpane cavity established between a third surface of the rear substrate and a... Agent: Donnelly Corporation

20120224247 - Stretchable devices and methods of manufacture and use thereof: Stretchable electrochromic devices are disclosed including a stretchable electrochromic substrate; and a stretchable and transparent polymeric electrolyte coating or impregnating the stretchable electrochromic substrate. The stretchable electrochromic devices can find utility in the preparation of wearable electronic garments. Other devices using a stretchable and transparent polymeric electrolyte are disclosed.... Agent:

20120224249 - Ion-conductive thermoplastic composition, electrochromic composite system and process for producing ion-conductive foil: An ion-conductive thermoplastic compositions contains a partially acetalated polyvinyl alcohol, at least one support electrolyte and at least one plasticizer. The partially acetalated polyvinyl alcohol contains two different acetal units. Electrochromic laminated glass systems produced using the ion-conductive compositions and a method for producing the systems are also provided.... Agent: Dritte Patentportfolio Beteiligungsgesellschaft Mbh & Co. Kg

20120224250 - Microstructure optical phase shifting film and lens: The present invention discloses a microstructure optical phase shifting film and lens. The optical phase shifting film is an integrated structure which includes a light-phase-shifting-film base and the convex surface positioned thereon. The convex surface has a plurality of semi-cylinder like protrusions which have the same height and are separated... Agent: Vusense Corporation

20120224251 - Electrophoretic display device and method for manufacturing same: A method of manufacturing is disclosed for an electrophoretic display apparatus that includes an array substrate and an electrophoretic film laminated to the array substrate. A thermally activated adhesive is used to adhesively attach the electrophoretic film to the array substrate. The electrophoretic film is first aligned to and flattened... Agent:

20120224252 - Light conversion module and light source system including the same: A light conversion module includes a coupler for combining two light beams to form a combined light beam, a nonlinear crystal arranged to receive the combined light beam and configured to include a plurality of poling regions for performing successive nonlinear frequency mixing processes, a first optical device configured to... Agent: Hc Photonics Corp.

20120224253 - Distributed raman amplification apparatus, distributed raman amplification method, and non-transitory computer readable medium storing distributed raman amplification program: A distributed Raman amplification apparatus includes a Raman excitation light source that outputs Raman excitation light to a transmission line fiber through which signal light propagates, a light source control unit that controls an output wavelength of the Raman excitation light source to prevent the Raman excitation light from changing... Agent: Nec Corporation

20120224254 - Rare-earth-doped amplifying optical fiber: An amplifying optical fiber includes an inner core, an inner cladding, a depressed trench, and an outer cladding (e.g., an outer optical cladding). Typically, the inner core includes a main matrix (e.g., silica-based) doped with at least one rare earth element. The depressed trench typically has a volume integral V13... Agent: Draka Comteq, B.v.

20120224255 - Plasmon resonant cavities in vertical nanowire arrays: Tunable plasmon resonant cavity arrays in paired parallel nanowire waveguides are presented. Resonances can be observed when the waveguide length is an odd multiple of quarter plasmon wavelengths, consistent with boundary conditions of node and antinode at the ends. Two nanowire waveguides can satisfy the dispersion relation of a planar... Agent:

20120224256 - Optically active multilayer system for solar absorption: In addition, the present invention pertains to a composite material for use as a selective solar absorber with a carrier layer (1) consisting of aluminum or an aluminum alloy, wherein an optically active layer (8), which reduces the reflection of the uncoated carrier material by at least 5% at a... Agent: Almeco-tinox Gmbh

20120224257 - Microscope: A microscope includes a condenser lens that is provided in an illumination light path and in which at least one optical device is insertable into and removable from an illumination light axis for switching an observation method. The microscope also includes a first polarizing plate that is provided in a... Agent: Olympus Corporation

20120224258 - Sighting telescope with optimized exit pupil: Regarding a sighting telescope comprising an objective and a reversing system, a first and second image planes respectively being configured between the objective and the reversing system and on a reversing system's side facing away from the objective, where an intermediate image projected by the objective into to the first... Agent: Schmidt & Bender Gmbh & Co.kg

20120224259 - Picture changeable streoscopic posting apparatus: A picture changeable stereoscopic posting apparatus, comprising: a front case and a main body case formed as a frame, respectively; a lenticular plate mounted on the front case; a picture fixing device for fixing a 3D picture provided on a rear surface of the lenticular plate; a 3D picture which... Agent:

20120224260 - Eyeglasses for personal and commercial use including reuse in 3d theater and other repeated operations: 3D glasses including features for an enhanced viewing experience with lower production and operating costs for theaters. Keyed lenses and removable temples facilitate assembly and field repairs. Specific angles of lens placement and the provision of specific anti-reflective areas on the frames enhance the quality of the optical path content... Agent: Dolby Laboratories Licensing Corporation

20120224261 - Adjustable optical assembly and method: An optical support assembly including at least one optical assembly, a bracket adapted for coupling to a spectacle frame, and a rail frame coupled to the bracket and comprising any of (1) a rigid rail frame engaged to the at least one optical assembly for laterally adjusting said at least... Agent: Ocutech, Inc.

20120224262 - Micro-optical phase film and lenticular lens: The present invention discloses a micro-optical phase film and a micro-lenticular lens. The optical phase film is integrally formed and includes an optical phase film base and a concave surface disposed on the optical phase film base. The concave surface has a plurality of concave and semi-cylinder like protrusions which... Agent: Vusense Corporation

20120224263 - Optical systems utilizing diffraction gratings to remove undesirable light from a field of view: An optical system has a lens assembly for imaging an object. The lens assembly includes a lens wherein at least a portion of a peripheral part of the lens includes a diffraction grating arranged to divert light arriving on the peripheral part of the lens from an object. The diffraction... Agent: Omnivision Technologies, Inc.

20120224264 - Polydimethylsiloxane sheet, optical element incorporating the same, and manufacturing method thereof: A PDMS sheet that ensures good adhesion, handleability and stability to metal thin films or metal patterns of any desired shape, an optical element that is kept against de-bonding or exfoliation of metal patterns and has high reliability as well as good handleability and stability, and manufacturing methods thereof. The... Agent: Dai Nippon Printing Co., Ltd.

20120224265 - Supporting a substrate within an optical component: An optical component including a substrate having a first side and a second side opposite the first side, a first plurality of light reflective coating layers disposed adjacent to the first side and a second plurality of light reflective coating layers disposed adjacent to the second side of the substrate.... Agent:

20120224266 - Wide angle thin-profile zoom: Some embodiments pertain to an optical zoom system. The optical zoom system includes a first inward-facing surface that is at least partly reflective and a second inward-facing surface that is at least partly reflective. The optical zoom system further includes a first aperture that includes a plurality of sub-apertures which... Agent: Raytheon Company

20120224267 - Optical component and method of making the same: A recessed portion, through which a covering plastic that has been melted and that is used for covering a core lens is introduced in a bifurcating manner, is formed in the core lens, and the covering plastic is introduced simultaneously onto the front and back surfaces of the core lens... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

20120224268 - Objective optical system: An objective optical system including an objective optical system having a field angle of 140° or larger and including a front group, an aperture stop, and a positive rear group arranged in that order from an object side. The front group has at least one aspherical surface and includes a... Agent: Olympus Medical Systems Corp.

20120224269 - Zoom lens and image pickup apparatus including the same: A zoom lens includes, in order from an object side to an image side, a first lens unit having a positive refractive power, which does not move for zooming, a second lens unit having a negative refractive power, which moves during zooming, a third lens unit having a negative refractive... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

20120224270 - Zoom lens and image pickup apparatus having the same: z

20120224271 - Ocular optical system and optical apparatus: An ocular optical system EL for observing an image displayed on an image display element Ob has, in order from the image display element Ob: a first lens L1 which is a positive lens; a second lens L2 which is a negative lens having a strong concave surface facing the... Agent: Nikon Corporation

20120224272 - Miniaturized optical lens system: A miniaturized optical lens system comprises, in order from the object side to the image side: a first lens element with positive refractive power having a convex object-side surface, a concave image-side surface and one of the surfaces being aspheric; and a second lens element with negative refractive power having... Agent:

20120224273 - Photographing optical lens assembly: A photographing optical lens assembly 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, the third lens element with positive refractive power, and the fourth lens element... Agent: Largan Precision Co., Ltd.

20120224274 - Lens barrel and camera: A lens barrel includes a linear vibration actuator and a lens ring. The linear vibration actuator includes a vibrating element, relative motion member and pressurizing mechanism. The vibrating element generates a driving force at a driving face in parallel with an optical axis by oscillation of an electromechanical conversion element.... Agent: Nikon Corporation

20120224275 - Auto focusing lens module and calibrating method thereof: An auto focusing lens module is provided, which includes a casing, a photo interrupter and a lens holder. The casing has a containing space. The photo interrupter is fixedly disposed on the casing and has a light-emitting surface and a light-sensing surface opposite to the light-emitting surface. The lens holder... Agent: Altek Corporation

20120224276 - Color filter array and manufacturing method thereof: A color filter array and a manufacturing method thereof are provided. The color filter array includes a substrate, a light shielding structure and a plurality of color filter patterns. The substrate has a plurality of unit regions. The light shielding structure is disposed on the substrate and has a plurality... Agent: Au Optronics Corporation

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