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Optical: systems and elements November recently filed with US Patent Office 11/12Below are recently published patent applications awaiting approval from the USPTO. Recent week's RSS XML file available below.
Listing for abstract view: USPTO application #, Title, Abstract excerpt,Patent Agent. Listing format for list view: USPTO National Class full category number, title of the patent application. 11/29/2012 > 53 patent applications in 44 patent subcategories. recently filed with US Patent Office
20120300272 - Surface relief volume reflective diffractive structure: Disclosed is a surface relief structure. The structure includes a recording medium configured to be structurally modified when exposed to interfering and non-interfering portions of radiation beams, the structurally modified recording medium including, when viewed in a two-dimensional cross-section along one of the axes of the recording medium a plurality... Agent: Aztec Systems, Inc.
20120300273 - Floating virtual hologram display apparatus: A floating virtual hologram display apparatus, includes a scanning mechanism, a diffractive optical element and a reconstruction light source thereof, where the scanning mechanism is installed with a scanning mirror. After a light beam emitted from the reconstruction light source passes through the diffractive optical element is diffracted by the... Agent: Era Optoelectronics Inc.
20120300274 - Floating virtual hologram display apparatus: A floating virtual hologram display apparatus, includes a scanning mechanism, a diffractive optical element and a reconstruction light source thereof. After a light beam emitted from the reconstruction light source passes through the diffractive optical element (DOE), and is diffracted by the DOE, a hologram beam spot will be displayed... Agent: Era Optoelectronics Inc.
20120300275 - Accessory for reflecting an image from a display screen of a portable electronic device: The invention generally relates to accessories for portable electronic devices that offer a screen for displaying the contents of a display of an electronic device. The invention provides, for an electronic device, an accessory that includes a reflective screen including a material such as a beam splitter to re-display the... Agent: 360brandvision, LLC
20120300276 - Optical beam scanning device and image display device using the same: In a scanning image display device including a function to project and display a two-dimensional image on a projection screen using a deflecting unit that repeatedly operates a predetermined reflecting mirror surface to two-dimensionally scan a light beam, a large image distortion inevitably occurs, which is caused by the reflecting... Agent: Hitachi Media Electronics Co., Ltd.
20120300277 - Laser speckle reduction for imaging systems: A speckle reduction system includes an optical system and one or more beam steerers for directing light to successive off-axis areas around a diffuser and for reorienting and recentering distributions of the light from each of the successive off-axis areas of the diffuser along a common axis.... Agent:
20120300278 - Electrowetting display unit and electrowetting display device: The disclosed technology provides an electrowetting display unit and an electrowetting display device. The electrowetting display unit comprises a polar fluid, a non-polar fluid that is colored, and separation walls for surrounding the polar fluid and the non-polar fluid; a medium layer located below the fluid chamber and in contact... Agent: Boe Technology Group Co., Ltd.
20120300279 - Display device: The display device includes: an insulating substrate section that is a substrate having an insulation property; a thin film transistor section in which a thin film transistor is formed in each pixel on the insulating substrate section; a shutter mechanism section that is electrically driven by the thin film transistor... Agent: Hitachi Displays, Ltd.
20120300280 - Bridged bus bar for electrochromic devices: In one aspect of the present invention is an electrochromic device comprising at least one bus bar, wherein the at least one bus bar is in communication with a conductive seal. In some embodiments of the present invention, the conductive seal is comprised of a material selected from the group... Agent: Sage Electrochromics, Inc.
20120300281 - Method and apparatus for resonant gas phase acousto-optic modulation: A method and apparatus for resonant gas phase optical phase modulation is disclosed. The method may include passing a laser beam longitudinally through a tube open to air at both ends and setting air inside the tube into resonant acoustic oscillation, thereby temporally modulating the refractive index of the air,... Agent: Lockheed Martin Corporation
20120300282 - Apparatus and associated methods: In one or more embodiments described herein, there is provided an apparatus including a support layer, a plurality of pixels, and a switch. The pixels are formed using an arrangement of respective liquid-phobic elements disposed on the support layer. The arrangement of the liquid-phobic elements is configured so as to... Agent: Nokia Corporation
20120300283 - Display device and method for manufacturing the same: A cut which penetrates a resin layer is formed in the resin layer such that the cut surrounds a third upper surface. A film is formed such that the film covers the whole resin layer except for a bottom surface of the resin layer inside the cut and at least... Agent: Hitachi Displays, Ltd.
20120300285 - Electronic paper display device and method of manufacturing the same: Disclosed herein are an electronic paper display device including a lower electrode; twist balls provided in each cell of a barrier structure formed on the lower electrode; and an upper electrode provided above the twist balls and having an anti-reflection part provided on a surface thereof and having a moth-eye... Agent: Samsung Electro-mechanics Co., Ltd.
20120300284 - Inks including block copolymer grafted pigments via azide chemistry: Pigment based inks are provided. The inks include a non-polar carrier fluid; and a surface-functionalized pigment particle including a nitrogen-inked moiety to the surface of the pigment particle through a nitrogen link at one end of the nitrogen-linked moiety and a block copolymer having at least two blocks attached at... Agent:
20120300286 - Generation of higher harmonics of monochromatic electromagnetic radiation: Various methods and systems are provided for generation of higher harmonics of monochromatic electromagnetic radiation. In one embodiment, among others, a system includes a double array of planar structures including a first periodically structured planar structure having a periodic spacing corresponding to a resonant frequency and a second periodically structured... Agent: University Of Florida Research Foundation, Inc.
20120300287 - Frequency-tripled fiber mopa: Fundamental-wavelength pulses from a fiber a laser are divided into three or more pulse portions and the three or more portions are separately amplified. Two or more of the amplified fundamental-wavelength pulse-portions are combined and frequency-doubled. The frequency doubled portion is sum-frequency mixed with one or more of the other... Agent: Coherent, Inc.
20120300288 - Light amplifier and laser processing device: A laser processing device includes a light amplifying fiber, a seed semiconductor laser (LD) for pulsing seed light multiple times during an emission period, an excitation LD for generating the exciting light of power at a first level during a non-emission period immediately before the emission period and generating the... Agent: Omron Corporation
20120300289 - Light amplifier and laser processing device: A peak value detector detects power of an output light pulse which is output from the light amplifying fiber. A light receiving element receives a group of light pulses including a plurality of pulses and converts the group of light pulses into a current signal. The current/voltage converter circuit converts... Agent: Omron Corporation
20120300290 - Pulsed light source: The invention relates to a pulsed light source capable of effectively utilizing optical power and selecting the pulse width of output pulsed light. A pulsed light source has a MOPA structure, and comprises a seed light source and an optical fiber amplifier. The seed light source includes a semiconductor laser... Agent: Sumitomo Electric Industries, Ltd.
20120300291 - Metal reflectors: In one example, a metal reflector includes a silver layer and an underlying metal layer in galvanic communication with the silver layer.... Agent:
20120300292 - Variable 3-dimensional stereomicroscope assembly: The embodiments herein provide a variable 3-D stereomicroscope assembly. The assembly comprises a housing provided with left and right eye pieces for viewing a target object through left and right eyes respectively. A pair of telescopic arms detachably coupled to the housing through a flexible sleeve is mounted with two... Agent:
20120300294 - Fluorescence observation system and set of filters: A fluorescence observation system, a method for performing a fluorescence observation, and a set of filters that can be used in such system and method are provided.... Agent: Carl Zeiss Meditec Ag
20120300295 - Light stimulus apparatus and observing apparatus with light controlling unit: A proposition is to reduce a waiting time during a light stimulus observation. In order to achieve the proposition, a light stimulus apparatus is characterized in that it includes a light path controlling unit that controls an irradiating position of light for stimulus on a specimen, and a controlling unit... Agent: Nikon Corporation
20120300293 - Simple ultra-stable stage with built-in fiduciary markers for fluorescence nanoscopy: An improved microscope stage mount with built-in fiduciary markers is used for fluorescence microscopy, and comprises: (a) an optically-transparent glass plate adapted for specimen mounting and microscope viewing and comprising a specimen mounting area; and (b) a defined and ordered, two-dimensional microscopic array of fiduciary markers, wherein the markers are... Agent: The Board Of Trustees Of The University Of Illinois
20120300296 - Projection apparatus: The present invention provides a projection apparatus including an image generation device and a projection lens. The image generation device has a light valve, and generates a light. The projection lens includes a first lens group having an optical axis and a second lens group disposed between the first lens... Agent:
20120300297 - Tensioned projection screen: A projection screen apparatus having a perimeter frame and a substantially blank screen is provided.... Agent: Draper, Inc.
20120300298 - 3d visual display system and method: A three-dimensional (3D) display system is provided. The 3D display system includes at least one 3D display element containing a series of element bases, and each element base includes a plurality of light-emitting elements in a predetermined arrangement. The 3D display system also includes a moving mechanism coupled to the... Agent:
20120300299 - Pressure-sensitive adhesive layer-attached polarizing film and image display: A pressure-sensitive adhesive layer-attached polarizing film of the invention includes: a polarizing film; and a pressure-sensitive adhesive layer provided on the polarizing film, wherein the polarizing film includes a polarizer and a transparent protective film provided on only one side of the polarizer, the pressure-sensitive adhesive layer is provided on... Agent: Nitto Denko Corporation
20120300300 - Pressure-sensitive adhesive composition for optical film, pressure-sensitive adhesive layer for optical film, pressure-sensitive adhesive layer-attached optical film and image display: A pressure-sensitive adhesive composition for an optical film of the invention includes a (meth)acryl-based polymer(A), a polyether compound (B) having a polyether skeleton and a reactive silyl group and an ionic compound (C). The pressure-sensitive adhesive composition for an optical film has an antistatic function and can form a pressure-sensitive... Agent: Nitto Denko Corporation
20120300302 - Optimized dielectric reflective diffraction grating: A method for producing a reflective diffraction grating. The diffraction grating includes a stack of at least four dielectric material layers, and an upper dielectric material layer that is etched to form grooves of the diffraction grating having a predetermined pitch, The diffraction grating is produced by selecting the number... Agent: Ecole Polytechnique
20120300303 - Optical filter device: A tunable etalon, driver circuit, a light receiving device, an I-V convertor circuit connected to the light receiving device, an amplifier circuit having a gain switching function, an AD convertor, a microprocessor, and a voltage setting memory having a gain table as data of gain of the amplifier circuit are... Agent: Seiko Epson Corporation
20120300304 - Transparent glass substrate having antiglare surface: A transparent glass substrate having an antiglare surface that minimizes sparkle. The antiglare surface has a roughened portion that surface that has a RMS amplitude of at least amplitude of at least about 80 nm. The antiglare surface may also include a portion that is unroughened, or flat. The fraction... Agent:
20120300305 - Mold for optical device with anti-reflection structure, method for producing the same, and optical device: A process for producing through simple operations a molding die for optical device having an antireflective structure of nano-order microscopic uneven plane on a substratum surface. The molding die for optical device having microscopic uneven plane (antireflective structure die plane) on a surface of substratum is produced by a process... Agent: National Institute Of Advanced Industrial Science And Technology
20120300306 - Optical body, method of manufacturing the same, window member, fitting, and solar shading device: Provided is an optical body which is capable of blocking sunlight including visible light as well as suppressing glare and reflection. An optical body includes a transflective layer formed on a concave-convex surface and a second optical layer formed to enclose concave portions and convex portions on the concave-convex surface... Agent: Sony Corporation
20120300307 - Engineered antiglare surface to reduce display sparkle: A transparent substrate having an antiglare surface with reduced display sparkle. The transparent substrate has a roughened antiglare surface and a diffraction element below the antiglare surface. The diffraction element reduces sparkle by filling gaps between sub-pixels in a pixelated display with orders of diffraction. A display system comprising the... Agent:
20120300308 - Lens unit, led head, exposure device, image forming device, and scanning device: A lens unit includes first and second arrays of microlenses. The microlenses in the first array have mutually parallel optical axes and are aligned in a meridional direction orthogonal to their optical axes. The microlenses in the second array are aligned in the same direction as the lenses in the... Agent: Oki Data Corporation
20120300309 - Lens array, lens unit, led head, exposure unit, image formation apparatus, and reading apparatus: A lens array includes arranged lenses. Each of at least two adjacent lenses in the lens array includes a first region located at and around an optical axis of the lens and having a first curvature, and a second region located farther away from the optical axis than the first... Agent: Oki Data Corporation
20120300310 - Reflector array optical device and display device using the same: A reflector array optical device includes two dihedral corner reflector array optical elements each having a substrate and a plurality of prism bodies arranged regularly on and each protruding from one main surface of the substrate. Each prism body includes at least two sides of orthogonal planes. The two optical... Agent:
20120300311 - Projection display: The present invention relates to a projection display (10) for displaying an image to a viewer, comprising a curved waveguide (14) made of light transmissive material and having first and second opposed curvilinear surfaces (26, 28), an image-providing light source device arranged to inject collimated image bearing light into the... Agent: Bae Systems PLC
20120300312 - Truncated ball lens for an expanded beam connector: Disclosed is a truncated ball lens, and method of making same, in which a ball lens, having a focal point internal to (i.e., inside of) the ball lens, is constructed by removing a surface of the ball lens so as to expose the focal point. The exposed side of the... Agent: Tyco Electronics Corporation
20120300313 - Zoom lens, optical apparatus and method for manufacturing zoom lens: Including, in order from an object side: a first lens group having positive power; a second lens group having negative power; and a third lens group having positive power, each distance between respective lens groups varying upon zooming; the third lens group including, in order from the object side, a... Agent: Nikon Corporation
20120300314 - Lens barrel, imaging apparatus, and information device: A lens barrel includes: a cam cylinder on which a plurality of cam grooves is formed; a plurality of lens groups that has equal to or more than one lens each; and a plurality of lens-holding frames that integrally holds the lens per lens group, has a cam follower each... Agent:
20120300317 - Fixed-focus projection lens: A fixed-focus projection lens has a first lens group and a second lens group in sequence along an optical axis from a screen side to a light modulator side. The first lens group has a positive refractive power, and the second lens group has a positive refractive power. The first... Agent: Asia Optical Co., Inc.
20120300315 - Image capturing lens assembly: This invention provides an image capturing lens assembly 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 negative refractive power; a third lens element with negative refractive power having a... Agent: Largan Precision Co., Ltd.
20120300316 - Optical imaging lens assembly: An optical imaging lens assembly comprising five non-cemented lens elements with refractive power, sequentially arranged from an object side to an image side, comprising: the first lens element with positive refractive power, the second lens element with negative refractive power, the third lens element with refractive power having a concave... Agent: Largan Precision Co.
20120300318 - Projection apparatus: The present invention provides a projection apparatus including an image generation device and a projection lens. The projection lens is disposed between a light valve of the image generation device and a projection screen, and the projection lens includes a plurality of lenses. The lenses include a first lens, a... Agent:
20120300319 - Sports equipment image viewer: A sports equipment image viewer includes an article of sports equipment and an image viewer. The article of sports equipment has a cavity. The image viewer is inserted into the cavity, and includes an image. As such, the image is inside the article of sports equipment.... Agent:
20120300320 - Method for manufacturing lens unit, imaging device, method for manufacturing mold, mold for molding, and method for molding glass lens array: A method for manufacturing a lens unit including the steps of: forming a first lens array, having plural first lens sections and first reference surfaces formed in a predetermined arrangement, via glass forming by arranging a glass material between a first assembled molds and by clamping the molds; forming a... Agent:
20120300321 - Lens unit with a temperature compensation function: A high-expansion compensating member and a low-expansion compensating member respectively have contact surfaces that make contact with each other in a state inclined with respect to the optical axis such that, when a variation in temperature causes the high-expansion compensating member to expand or contract in the direction perpendicular to... Agent: Konica Minolta Opto, Inc.
20120300322 - Lens holder driving device capable of inhibiting driving coil from peeling from lens holder: A lens holder driving device includes a lens holder for holding a lens assembly and a ring-shaped driving coil fixed to the lens holder. The lens holder has N bonded surfaces for bonding N areas of an inner surface of the driving coil to a tubular portion of the lens... Agent: Mitsumi Electric Co., Ltd
20120300323 - Exposure method for color filter substrate: An exposure method is provided. In (a) of FIG. 8, exposure is performed while a substrate 20 is being transported in the Y direction, to simultaneously form first layers 81 and layers 91 in first non-display regions 51 and the display region, respectively, on the substrate 20. Next, in (b)... Agent: Toppan Printing Co., Ltd.
20120300324 - Color filter substrate and method of manufacturing the same: Embodiments of the disclosed technology relate to a color filter substrate and a method of manufacturing the same. The color filter substrate comprises a base substrate having a black matrix pattern thereon, the black matrix pattern having a plurality of openings; and a plurality of color filter layers in different... Agent: Boe Technology Group Co., Ltd.11/22/2012 > 36 patent applications in 29 patent subcategories. recently filed with US Patent Office
20120293849 - Multi-beam light source device, optical scanning device, and image forming apparatus: A multi-beam light source device includes a vertical cavity surface emitting laser device having monolithically fabricated multiple light sources; an optical sensor to monitor an output of beams of light emitted from the vertical cavity surface emitting laser; a printed circuit board on which a driving circuit is formed to... Agent:
20120293850 - Optical scanning apparatus and optical reflection device used therefor: An optical scanning apparatus is configured to include a light source that emits a beam of light, and a scanning device that scans the beam of light in two axial directions that are mutually substantially perpendicular at a first frequency fH and a second frequency fL. The scanning device calculates... Agent:
20120293851 - Display device: Provided is a display device, including: a pair of substrates arranged at an interval; oil filled between the pair of substrates; a shutter arranged in the oil; a drive portion, which is arranged in the oil, for driving the shutter in a predetermined direction; and a wall portion provided in... Agent: Japan Display East Inc.
20120293852 - Display substrate, method of manufacturing the same and display panel having the same: A display substrate includes a base substrate, a micro shutter, a first driving electrode, a second driving electrode, and a plurality of anchors. The micro shutter includes a flat portion having at least one opening, a main concave portion adjacent to the opening and extending in from the flat portion... Agent:
20120293853 - Optically powered optical modulator: An optically powered optical modulator comprises an optical modulation component, such as an electro-optical modulator, acousto-optic modulator or magneto-optic modulator, in combination with one or two lens assemblies positioned at one or both apertures of the optical modulation component, so that the optical modulator formed by the combination of the... Agent:
20120293854 - Non-linear materials and related devices: A non-linear optical device comprising a non-linear element made of a plasmonic material with a periodic structure having a period smaller than the wavelength of a non-linear process intrinsic to the plasmonic material. The plasmonic material is implemented as a gold film which is structured with a periodic array of... Agent:
20120293855 - Onboard controller for multistate windows: Onboard EC window controllers are described. The controllers are configured in close proximity to the EC window, for example, within the IGU. The controller may be part of a window assembly, which includes an IGU having one or more EC panes, and thus does not have to be matched with... Agent: Soladigm, Inc.
20120293856 - Optical delay device, optical circuit, and optical delay method: An optical delay device includes an optical path in which an input optical signal travels the same path recursively; an optical switch that switches between an output state of outputting the optical signal input to the optical path, and a non-output state of not outputting the optical signal input to... Agent: Fujitsu Limited
20120293858 - Electro-optic displays: A wavelength selective reflection display (10) comprises a wavelength selective reflection medium (20) and a backing member (30) having a first, non-reflective optical state, and a second, reflective optical state. Both the wavelength selective reflection medium (20) and the backing member (30) are divided into pixels (40, 50, 60), and... Agent: E Ink Corporation
20120293857 - Electrophoretic display apparatus and method for manufacturing the same: Disclosed are an electrophoretic display device and a manufacturing method thereof, which can enhance display quality and manufacturing efficiency. The electrophoretic display device includes a plurality of partition walls, sealing materials, a display solvent, and a second substrate. The partition walls are formed at a first substrate, and respectively define... Agent:
20120293859 - Method of manufacturing electrophoretic display device: A method of manufacturing an electrophoretic device includes: forming a partition wall on a one substrate with a predetermined pattern; forming an adhesive layer on the partition wall; filling each region as a cell, which has been partitioned by the partition wall, with a display medium, after having formed the... Agent: Dai Nippon Printing Co., Ltd.
20120293860 - Internal reflection elements having increased energy throughput for attenuated total reflectance spectroscopy: Disclosed are internal reflection elements (IREs) for attenuated total reflectance spectroscopy with an IR beam. The IREs include a lens element having opposed first and second surfaces converging at the edges of the lens element and a layer of a reflective material coated over the first surface. The layer defines... Agent: Pike Technologies
20120293861 - System and method for correcting astigmatism caused by an aircraft canopy: In a method embodiment, a method for correcting astigmatism caused by an aircraft canopy comprises receiving at a compensator module a plurality of light rays that have been refracted by an aircraft canopy. At least two of the refracted light rays have respective foci different from one another and propagate... Agent: Elbit Systems Of America, LLC
20120293862 - Ruggedized switchable glazing, and/or method of making the same: A coated article includes a low-E coating supported by a substrate (e.g., glass substrate), the low-E coating including first and second IR reflecting layers comprising silver and/or gold, and at least one UV blocking layer that blocks significant amounts of UV light having a wavelength of from 380-400 nm so... Agent: Guardian Industries Corp.,
20120293863 - Fluorescence collection objective optical system and method: An optical system particularly suited for non-linear fluorescence collecting includes a front lens system, a rear lens system, and a bulk, dichroic beam splitting component intermediate the front lens system and the rear lens system to direct the fluorescent emission from a target object to a photodetector. A lens housing... Agent:
20120293864 - Microscope system: A microscope system that is capable of changing a status of observation of a sample comprises an instruction unit for giving instruction for driving one or more optical members including an objective lens or for changing a relative position of the sample and the objective lens; and an image capturing... Agent: Olympus Corporation
20120293865 - Autoluminescence reticle embedded scope: A scope with an autoluminescence reticle is provided, wherein the autoluminescence reticle is formed by coating autoluminescence materials on a glass. The autoluminescence reticle does not need a power supply, but can radiate light at night or under a low light environment.... Agent: Asia Optical Co., Inc.
20120293867 - Polarization module and image display apparatus: A polarization module includes: a polarizer; a plurality of first quarter-wave plates disposed over the polarizer such that their optical axes are tilted at 45 degrees with respect to the polarization axis of the polarizer; and a plurality of second quarter-wave plates disposed over the polarizer such that their optical... Agent:
20120293866 - Stereoscopic image display device using pattern retarder method and method for fabricating the same: Embodiments of the invention relate to a stereoscopic image display device using a pattern retarder method, which offers an increased vertical viewing angle and a method for fabricating the same. The stereoscopic image display device comprises: a display panel including data lines, gate lines crossing the data lines, and a... Agent: Lg Display Co., Ltd.
20120293868 - Multilayer thin film attenuators: An optical element has layers formed on a substrate, including alternating first and second layers having first and second refractive indices, nL and nH that exhibit a spectral characteristic, providing, for incident light at a predetermined wavelength and directed toward the optical element within a range of angles bounded by... Agent: Semrock, Inc.
20120293869 - Internal focus lens: An internal focus lens includes sequentially from an object side, a first lens group having a positive refractive power; a second lens group having a negative refractive power; and a third lens group having a positive refractive power. The first lens group includes an anti-vibration lens formed by a negative... Agent: Sony Corporation
20120293870 - Zoom lens and optical apparatus: A zoom lens and optical apparatus includes, in order from a magnification conjugate side, a first lens unit that has a positive refractive power and is fixed during magnification variations, and a magnification-variable unit configured to move for magnification variations. The first lens unit includes, in order from the magnification... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20120293871 - Zoom lens: A zoom lens includes a first lens group, a second lens group, a third lens group, and a fourth lens group. The first lens group includes a first lens that has positive refractive power, a second lens that has negative refractive power, and a prism. The second lens group includes... Agent:
20120293872 - Zoom lens with bent optical path and image pickup apparatus using the same: A zoom lens with a bent optical path comprising, in order from the object side to the image side, a first lens unit having a positive refractive power, a second lens unit having a negative refractive power, and a rear lens unit group having a positive refractive power as a... Agent:
20120293873 - Lens structure: The invention discloses a lens structure, which includes a first lens barrel, a second lens barrel and a third lens barrel. The first lens barrel has at least one guide groove. The second lens barrel is disposed within the first lens barrel, and has at least one opening having at... Agent: Ability Enterprise Co., Ltd.
20120293874 - Image-capturing lens: An image-capturing lens includes, in order from an object side: a meniscus-shaped first lens which has positive power near an optical axis; a second lens which has positive power near the optical axis and has negative power in the periphery of the second lens; and a meniscus-shaped third lens. The... Agent:
20120293875 - Image capturing optical lens assembly: An image capturing 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 and a concave image-side surface, a second lens element with negative refractive power, a third lens element with negative refractive... Agent: Largan Precision Co., Ltd.
20120293877 - Imaging lens: An imaging lens includes, sequentially from an object side, a first lens group having a positive refractive power; a second lens group having a negative refractive power; a third lens group having a positive refractive power; and a fourth lens group having a negative refractive power. The third lens group... Agent: Tamron Co., Ltd.
20120293876 - Optical image lens assembly: An optical image lens assembly includes, in order from an object side to an image side, a first lens element with positive refractive power and having a convex object-side surface, a second lens element with negative refractive power, a third lens element with negative refractive power and having a convex... Agent: Largan Precision Co., Ltd.
20120293878 - Imaging lens unit and production method therefore: Disclosed is an imaging lens unit that prevents the detachment of a cover from a holder. The imaging lens unit (200) is provided with a combination lens (6) and an external covering that is formed from at least the holder (2) and the cover (4) and covers the combination lens... Agent:
20120293879 - Internal focus lens: An internal focus lens comprising sequentially from an object side a first lens group having a positive refractive power; a second lens group having a negative refractive power; and a third lens group having a positive refractive power. The second lens group is configured by a simple lens element and... Agent: Sony Corporation
20120293880 - Lens unit and method of making the same: A lens unit includes a lens holder of stainless steel and a converging lens fixed to a lens holding hole of the lens holder. The lens holder is formed by pressing, or stamping from a metal plate, made of a compressed stainless steel plate material, having a predetermined thickness with... Agent: Alps Electric Co., Ltd.
20120293881 - Segment of a solar collector and solar collector: The invention relates to a segment of a solar collector extending in a longitudinal direction, said segment being provided with a plate arrangement having a two-dimensional upper side on which a reflective layer is arranged. A plurality of rib elements are arranged on a lower side of the plate arrangement,... Agent:
20120293883 - Color filter substrate and method of manufacturing the same: The disclosed technology provides a method of manufacturing a color filter substrate, comprising: preparing a transparent base substrate, the transparent base substrate having a first principal surface and a second principal surface opposite to the first principal surface; forming a color film on the first principal surface of the transparent... Agent: Boe Technology Group Co., Ltd.
20120293884 - Color filter substrate, display device, and exposure method: A color filter substrate is provided that allows the realization of a liquid crystal display device having excellent display quality and generating no noticeable display unevenness. On a color filter substrate, a lattice-shaped black matrix is formed, and a plurality of colored pixels are formed in matrix. The maximum value... Agent: Toppan Printing Co., Ltd.
20120293882 - Color filter, applications thereof and method for manufacturing the same: A color filter suitable for being disposed on a substrate is provided. The color filter includes a plurality of pixel units separately disposed on the substrate so as to define a plurality of blank regions thereon.... Agent: E Ink Holdings Inc.11/15/2012 > 36 patent applications in 32 patent subcategories. recently filed with US Patent Office
20120287490 - Displaying 3d imaging sensor data on a hogel light modulator: Methods and systems for displaying 3D imaging data, including providing 3D imaging sensor data, processing the 3D imaging sensor data, the processing being configured to modify the 3D imaging sensor data into a modified format suitable for a hogel light modulator, and providing the modified 3D imaging data to the... Agent: Zebra Imaging, Inc.
20120287491 - Method for finding and tracking single-mode operation point of external cavity diode lasers: An apparatus comprising: a processor for determining if a laser is operating in a single-mode state and for determining the degree to which one of one or more tunable parameters for the laser must be adjusted so that laser operates in a single-mode state if not operating in a single-mode... Agent: Inphase Technologies, Inc.
20120287492 - Microelectromechanical system with a center of mass balanced by a mirror substrate: MEMS and fabrication techniques for positioning the center of mass of released structures in MEMS are provided. In an embodiment, a minor substrate is affixed to a member partially released from a first substrate and a through hole formed in the second substrate is accessed to complete release of the... Agent: Calient Networks Inc.
20120287493 - Light distribution pattern control using object detection and electrowetting lenses: A system, controller, and method for controlling a light distribution pattern. A light source and an electrowetting lens cooperate to vary a light distribution pattern of light from the light source. An object detector is used by a controller determine the location of an object and operate the electrowetting lens... Agent: Delphi Technologies, Inc.
20120287494 - Display device and method for manufacturing the display device: A metal layer is formed on a highly light-transmissive substrate; a resist mask having an opening pattern is formed on the metal layer; exposed portions of the metal layer is etched away in this state to form openings; then the resist mask is removed; and a surface of the metal... Agent: Hitachi Dispalys, Ltd.
20120287495 - Mirror reflective element: A variable reflectance vehicular electro-optic rearview mirror reflective element assembly includes a front substrate and a rear substrate and a perimeter seal disposed therebetween. The front substrate has a first surface and a second surface that has a transparent electrically conductive coating disposed thereat. The rear substrate has a third... Agent: Magna Mirrors Of America, Inc.
20120287496 - System and method for providing dc power to an outside electrochromic mirror (oec) using a pulse width modulated (pwm) input: A power supply for supplying direct current (DC) power from a pulse width modulated (PWM) source includes a connector configured to be in electrical communication with a PWM power source. A hold-up circuit is in electrical communication with the connector and is configured to convert electrical power supplied from the... Agent: Gentex Corporation
20120287497 - Optical phase shifter and demodulator: An optical phase shifter according to the invention includes the thermo-optical element of which a refractive index with respect to an input optical signal changes dependently on temperature; a temperature change section, having contact with one end of the thermo-optical element and of which a temperature changes so that a... Agent: Opnext Japan, Inc.
20120287498 - Optical source implementing a doped fiber, fiber for such an optical source and method for manufacturing such a fiber: An optical source having a fiber emitting controlled single-transverse mode radiation at a wavelength of less than 1030 nm, includes at least one laser diode suitable for emitting a pumping wave; and a section of sheathed amplifying optical fiber having two ends, the amplifying optical fiber comprising a core and... Agent: Universite Bordeaux 1
20120287499 - Film mirror, method for producing same, and sunlight reflecting mirror: A film mirror has high bruise resistance and weather resistance and can be produced with high productivity, and a sunlight reflecting mirror is provided using the film mirror. The film mirror has a resin substrate, a silver reflective layer provided on the substrate, and an outermost layer that is made... Agent:
20120287500 - Optical lens and optical microscope system using the same: An optical lens is provided in the present invention. The optical lens includes a first curved surface and an annular mask component on and in direct contact with the first curved surface, wherein the annular mask component shields a peripheral annular region of the optical lens from entry of light.... Agent:
20120287501 - Optical plummet for use in geodesy: An optical plummet for use in geodesy includes an eyepiece, a target mark, and an objective. The target mark is positioned in the beam path between the eyepiece and the objective and the target mark and the eyepiece are supported by a first body and the objective is supported by... Agent: Trimble Jena Gmbh
20120287502 - Rollable display screen: A rollable display screen for use in electronic display systems includes a rollable screen that is mechanically coupled to a roller mechanism and has a plurality of pixel elements disposed thereon. The roller mechanism is configured as a stowing mechanism for the rollable screen, and may be further configured to... Agent:
20120287503 - Three-dimensional image display device: The three-dimensional image display device which three-dimensionally displays an image displayed on the screen of an image display device using a mirror device includes a main body case for accommodating an image display device, and a mirror device supported in a rear part of the main body case. A plurality... Agent: Rights Co., Ltd.
20120287504 - Image display device: An image display device includes a display panel including left-eye horizontal pixel lines displaying a left-eye image and right-eye horizontal pixel lines displaying a right-eye image; a polarizing film disposed over the display panel and linearly polarizing the left-eye image and the right-eye image; a patterned retarder disposed over the... Agent: Lg Display Co., Ltd.
20120287505 - Auto-stereoscopic display and three-dimensional imaging double-sided mirror array: An auto-stereoscopic display and three-dimensional imaging double-sided mirror array being low-loss and nearly dispersion-less. The double-sided mirror array for auto-stereoscopic display and three-dimensional (3D) imaging comprises a display panel, a slab and an array. The display panel comprises multiple display pixels. The slab is in close contact with the display... Agent: Academia Sinica
20120287506 - Color filter substrate capable of polarizing and manufacturing method thereof: The present disclosure relates to a field of liquid crystal display. A color filter substrate capable of polarizing and a manufacturing method thereof are disclosed. The manufacturing method of a color filter substrate comprises: step 1, forming an intermediate layer containing conductor on a substrate; step 2, forming a photoresist... Agent: Boe Technology Group Co., Ltd.
20120287507 - Wire grid polarizers, methods of fabricating a wire grid polarizer, and display panels including a wire grid polarizer: Wire grid polarizers, methods of fabricating a wire grid polarizer and display panels including a wire grid polarizer are provided, the methods include preparing a mold having a lower surface in which a plurality of parallel fine grooves are formed, and arranging the mold on a transparent substrate. The plurality... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
20120287508 - Display device: Provided is a display device, including: a light shielding film including a plurality of fixed apertures, each allowing passage of light; a lens arranged above the plurality of fixed apertures; a plurality of shutters, which are arranged between the light shielding film and the lens and correspond to the plurality... Agent: Hitachi Displays, Ltd.
20120287509 - Display device: Provided is a display device, including: a light shielding film including a plurality of fixed apertures; a plurality of shutters; and a drive portion for driving each of the plurality of shutters. The plurality of fixed apertures each have an elongated shape including a long-side direction and a short-side direction,... Agent: Hitachi Displays, Ltd.
20120287510 - Transreflective vehicle mirror system: A transreflective vehicle mirror system configured to be attached to a vehicle. The system includes an interior unit and/or exterior unit, each of which includes various arrangements of a transreflective layer optionally combined with a transparent display layer and/or a variable tint layer. The units can be configured and operated... Agent: Delphi Technologies, Inc.
20120287511 - Off-axis collimation optics: A light funnel collimator has a central lens surface and a back reflecting surface, shaped to provide a wider back-ground beam and a narrower hotspot beam within but off-center of the wider beam. One of the beams is on-axis of the collimator, and the other beam is off-axis. The reflector... Agent: Light Prescriptions Innovators, LLC
20120287512 - Fluid-filled lenses and actuation systems thereof: An actuator assembly for an adjustable fluid-filled lens is provided. In some embodiments, the actuator assembly includes a clamp configured to adjust the optical power of the fluid lens module when the clamp is compressed. In some embodiments, a magnetic element is configured to adjust the optical power of the... Agent: Adlens Beacon, Inc.
20120287513 - Image capturing optical lens system: This invention provides an image capturing optical lens system 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 negative refractive power; a third lens element with negative refractive power having... Agent: Largan Precision Co., Ltd.
20120287514 - Optical lens for image pickup: An optical lens for image 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 negative refractive power having a convex object-side surface and a concave image-side surface, the plastic... Agent: Largan Precision Co.
20120287515 - Image capturing lens assembly: This invention provides an image capturing lens assembly in order from an object side to an image side comprising five lens elements with refractive power: a first lens element with negative refractive power having a convex object-side surface and a concave image-side surface, a second lens element with positive refractive... Agent: Largan Precision Co., Ltd.
20120287516 - Light quantity adjustment apparatus, lens unit and optical apparatus provided with the same: A plurality of blade members is overlapped and disposed in the shape of scales in a ring-shaped board having an optical-axis aperture at the center, and is held from above by a driving ring so that each blade member performs open/close motion. At this point, an elastic member is disposed... Agent: Nisca Corporation
20120287517 - Driving device for a lens assembly: The present invention provides a simple and compact lens driving device with a shake suppression function. In a VCM lens driving device 10, the driving coil 15 mounted on the outer circumference of the lens holder 11 includes a first through third coils 15a-15c, and the permanent magnet 16 mounted... Agent: Micro Win Tech Inc.
20120287518 - Heliostat mirror: A mirror includes multiple layers, each layer having a first surface and an opposing second surface. A first layer is a cementitious material and a second layer is a material compatible with the cementitious material. A first surface of the second layer is integral to the first layer. The second... Agent: Google Inc.
20120287520 - Magnesium mirrors and methods of manufacture thereof: Low density minors for optical assemblies and methods of manufacture thereof. In one example, a reflective mirror is formed of a magnesium or magnesium alloy substrate that is single point diamond turned to provide a reflective surface. The magnesium or magnesium alloy substrate is compatible with thin-film finishing processes and/or... Agent: Raytheon Company
20120287519 - Optical system, optical module and method of manufacture thereof: An optical system, an optical module and a method of manufacture thereof are provided. The optical module includes a top membrane and a bottom electrode. The top membrane includes a supporting layer, a first metal layer and an isolating layer with an opening. The first metal layer is disposed on... Agent: National Taiwan University
20120287521 - Film mirror, film mirror for solar power generation and reflection device for solar power generation: A film mirror which is excellent in anti-staining and scratch resistance and can maintain good specular reflectance for sunlight over long period of time is disclosed, comprising a silver reflection layer provided on at least one side of a resin substrate, wherein the film mirror comprises an outermost layer on... Agent: Konica Minolta Advanced Layers, Inc.
20120287522 - Wavelength-specific wide impinging angle limiter: An impingement angle-independent wavelength-specific limiter includes a stack of wavelength-specific limiters configured to limit impinging light having a plurality of different wavelengths. The stack includes a plurality of wavelength-specific limiters. Each one of the plurality of wavelength-specific limiters is activated by a corresponding wavelength of the impinging light and is... Agent: Kilolambda Technologies Ltd.
20120287523 - Color filter and manufacturing method thereof: A color filter and a manufacturing method thereof are provided, in which a stacked structure composed of several color film layers having different colors is formed in a non-transmitting partitioning region of the color filter in such a way that the stacked structure can prevent light from passing through the... Agent: Boe Technology Group Co., Ltd.
20120287525 - Exposure method for color filter substrate: An exposure method for color filter substrate is provided. As shown in FIG. 7(a), exposure is performed while a substrate 20 to which a photoresist has been applied is being transported in the Y direction, to simultaneously form first layers 81 and layers 91 in first non-display regions 51 (regions... Agent: Toppan Printing Co., Ltd.
20120287524 - Novel compound, pigment dispersion composition and photosensitive resin composition including the same, and color filter using the same: Disclosed are a novel compound, a pigment dispersion composition including the same, a photosensitive resin composition including the same, and a color filter using the same.... Agent: Cheil Industries Inc.11/08/2012 > 41 patent applications in 32 patent subcategories. recently filed with US Patent Office
20120281263 - Optical solenoid beams: Optical solenoid beams, diffractionless solutions of the Helmholtz equation whose diffraction-limited in-plane intensity peak spirals around the optical axis, and whose wavefronts carry an independent helical pitch. The solenoid beams have the noteworthy property of being able to exert forces on illuminated objects that are directed opposite to the direction... Agent: New York University
20120281264 - Microscope: A family of microscopes include an illumination device which produces a planar light sheet along an illumination axis of an illumination beam path and a transverse axis normal to the illumination axis. A detection device detects light emitted from the sample region along an axis of detection of a detection... Agent: Carl Zeiss Microimaging Gmbh
20120281265 - Handheld imaging probe: A handheld imaging probe for performing optical coherence tomography is disclosed. The handheld imaging probe includes a lens tube and a housing. The lens tube contains an objective lens and a polycarbonate sheet. The polycarbonate sheet provides a bio-safe contact with a tissue sample to be examined. The housing, which... Agent:
20120281266 - Pivotable mems device: A tiltable MEMS device is disclosed having an asymmetric, electrostatically actuated tiltable platform and a reflector mounted on the platform so that the platform is hidden below the reflector, except for a portion of long side of the platform extending from under the reflector. An electrostatic stator actuator is mounted... Agent:
20120281267 - System and method for modulating and displaying optical effects: The invention relates to a system for modulating and displaying optical effects, comprising a lighting device (BV) and at least one displaying object (DO) located outside the lighting device, wherein the lighting device (BV) comprises at least one input polarization unit (POE) for influencing polarization, in particular in a location-dependent... Agent:
20120281268 - Interior rearview mirror system for a vehicle: An interior rearview mirror system for a vehicle includes an interior rearview mirror assembly including an electrochromic reflective element. A transflective mirror reflector is established at a third surface of a rear substrate of the mirror assembly. The mirror reflector has at least three layers, including a metallic layer, a... Agent: Donnelly Corporation
20120281269 - Electro-wetting display device and driving method thereof: An electro-wetting display device includes a light guide plate having a light incident surface and a light output surface, a light source, a transparent electrode, a dielectric layer, a transparent non-polar solution layer, a counter substrate, a light emitting material layer, a counter electrode layer and a transparent polar solution... Agent: Au Optronics Corporation
20120281270 - Devices and methods for achieving non-contacting white state in interferometric modulators: This disclosure provides systems, methods and apparatus for providing white light color output from an electromechanical systems (EMS) device with reduced likelihood of stiction. In one aspect, interferometric modulators are configured to provide a white color output while having a non-zero modulator gap dimension. Such a feature can reduce problems... Agent: Qualcomm Mems Technologies, Inc.
20120281271 - Method and device scanning a two-dimensional brush through an acousto-optic deflector (aod) having an extended field in a scanning direction: The technology disclosed relates to improved acousto-optic deflectors (AODs). In particular, it relates to compensation for subtle effects not previously addressed by AOD designers. A shifting center of gravity is described and addressed using advanced power equalisation strategies. Denser writing brushes are provided by using a two-dimensional array of beams... Agent: Micronic Mydata Ab
20120281272 - Tunable acoustic gradient index of refraction lens and system: A tunable acoustic gradient index of refraction (TAG) lens and system are provided that permit, in one aspect, dynamic selection of the lens output, including dynamic focusing and imaging. The system may include a TAG lens and at least one of a source and a detector of electromagnetic radiation. A... Agent:
20120281273 - Display and illumination unit: A light modulation layer disposed between a first transparent substrate and a second transparent substrate generates a plurality of first strip-like illumination light beams extending in a direction intersecting with a first end surface of the first or second transparent substrate at a first angle with use of light from... Agent: Sony Corporation
20120281274 - Semiconductor optical devices and methods of fabricating the same: A semiconductor optical device includes a first mode converting core, a light amplification core, a second mode converting core, and a light modulation core disposed in a first mode converting region, a light amplification region, a second mode converting region, and a light modulating region of a semiconductor substrate, respectively,... Agent: Electronics And Telecommunications Research Institute
20120281275 - Systems and methods for determining one or more characteristics of a specimen using radiation in the terahertz range: Systems and methods for determining one or more characteristics of a specimen using radiation in the terahertz range are provided. One system includes an illumination subsystem configured to illuminate the specimen with radiation. The system also includes a detection subsystem configured to detect radiation propagating from the specimen in response... Agent: Kla-tencor Corporation
20120281276 - Infrared reflector: The invention relates mainly to an infrared reflector consisting of a metallic substrate coated with a layer of zirconium and chromium nitride of general formula (ZrxCr1-x)1-yNy with x between 0.15 and 0.7 and y between 0.01 and 0.265. The invention also relates to a method of manufacturing this infrared reflector.... Agent: Arcelormittal Investiagacion Y Desarrollo Sl
20120281277 - Imaging optical system and microscope apparatus: An imaging optical system is capable of arranging right and left optical systems parallel to each other while maintaining advantages of an inwardly inclined system stereoscopic microscope apparatus including right-eye and left-eye optical paths completely independent of each other, as well as a microscope apparatus including the imaging optical system.... Agent: Nikon Corporation
20120281278 - Apparatus including a reticle, assembly and method for operating the same: An apparatus is disclosed. The apparatus includes an assembly. The assembly includes a substantially tubular body having an inner surface and an outer surface, wherein the inner surface forms a first passageway extending through the substantially tubular body; a first portion including one or more components disposed within the first... Agent: Leapers, Inc.
20120281279 - Method of producing polarizing film: covering, after the dyeing and the stretching, a surface of the polyvinyl alcohol-based resin layer 12 of the laminate 10 with a cover film having a moisture permeability of 100 g/m2·24 h or less, followed by heating of the laminate 10 under the state.... Agent: Nitto Denko Corporation
20120281280 - Birefringent device with application specific pupil function and optical device: A birefringent device, which is configured to be mounted in an optical path of an optical system, has an effective area in a pupil plane. The birefringent device affects different polarization states differently and position-dependently. The birefringent device realizes a first pupil function assigned to a first polarization state and... Agent: Sony Corporation
20120281281 - Polarized film apparatus with bands of alternating orientation: A polarized film apparatus comprising printed bands of successively alternating polarization orientations is disclosed. The printed bands of alternating polarization orientations repeat throughout the length of the film. The polarized film can be installed in an object, for example a window where the amount of energy through the object has... Agent:
20120281282 - Imaging apparatus: The imaging apparatus holds an imaging element that converts a subject image that has been formed by an imaging optical system to an electric signal by a holding member. An optical member is disposed more toward the subject side than the imaging element and is installed on the holding member.... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20120281284 - Delineator with configurable reflector: A delineator includes a delineator body, a positioning member, and a reflective sheet. The delineator body and the positioning member include mounting features adapted to mate with each other at a plurality of positions corresponding to different positions of the positioning member on the delineator body. By selecting one of... Agent:
20120281283 - Reflective medical markers and methods of manufacture: Identical plastic hemispheres are first treated with organic solvent, which is smeared by a pillow of microporous silicon rubber to achieve a slippery surface upon the hemispheres. The slippery surface upon the hemispheres may comprise a layer of melted plastic. Hemispheres are then placed under an application chamber, where hot... Agent: X12 Co., Ltd
20120281285 - Irradiation marking of retroreflective sheeting: A method of marking prismatic retroreflective sheeting includes providing prismatic retroreflective sheeting having a front side and a back side, the back side having prismatic features and directing a radiation source at the back side of the prismatic retroreflective sheeting and irradiating a plurality of the prismatic features. The radiation... Agent:
20120281286 - Optomechanical non-reciprocal device: There is set forth herein an optomechanical device which can comprise a first mirror and a second mirror forming with the first mirror a cavity. In one aspect the first mirror can be a movable mirror. The optomechanical device can be adapted so that the first mirror is moveable responsively... Agent: Cornell University
20120281287 - Anti-reflection film: The present invention provides an anti-reflection film having excellent optical property, excellent excoriation resistance, and antistatic function at low production costs. The present invention includes an anti-reflection film in which a localized layer and a low refractive index layer are stacked in this order on at least one surface of... Agent: Toppan Printing Co., Ltd.
20120281288 - Control device: A control device is described that has a controller, an optical diffuser and a lens assembly. In use, the optical diffuser is positioned in front of an electronic display and the lens assembly projects an image displayed on the electronic display onto the optical diffuser. Also, a keyboard and/or control... Agent: Filmlight Limited
20120281290 - Diffuser-integrated prism sheet for backlight units and method of manufacturing the same: A diffuser-integrated prism sheet is provided, in which diffuser layers are provided on the upper and lower surfaces of the prism sheet and prism-shaped protrusions are formed in the prism sheet. The prism sheet for backlight units includes a lower diffuser layer having a light diffusion structure, a lower layer... Agent: On-nuri Electronics Inc.
20120281291 - Diffuser-integrated prism sheet for backlight units and method of manufacturing the same: A diffuser-integrated prism sheet is provided, in which diffuser layers are provided on the upper and lower surfaces of the prism sheet and prism-shaped protrusions are formed in the prism sheet. The prism sheet for backlight units includes a lower diffuser layer having a light diffusion structure, a lower layer... Agent: On-nuri Electronics Inc.
20120281289 - Light-diffusion sheet, method for manufacturing same, and transmission display device provided with this light-diffusion sheet: A light-diffusion sheet (1) includes a light diffusing section (2) which is provided on a substrate (6) and has a plurality of recessed parts (5) each of which has a v-shaped cross section. A light blocking section (3) is provided in each of the plurality of recessed parts (5), and... Agent: Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha
20120281292 - Glass article having antireflective layer and method of making: Durable antireflective coatings and glass articles having such coatings are described herein. The antireflective coatings generally include a layer of nominally hexagonally packed nanoparticles that are partially embedded either in a surface of the glass article or in a binder that is on the surface of the glass article. Methods... Agent:
20120281293 - Laser device with configurable intensity distribution: The present invention relates to a laser device comprising an array of several large area VCSELs (101) and one or several optics (201, 202) designed and arranged to image the active layers of the VCSELs (101) of said army to a working plane (501) such that the laser radiation emitted... Agent: Koninklijke Philips Electronics N.v.
20120281294 - Security element comprising an adhesive and a substrate bearing an optical structure, and associated method: The invention relates to a security element (1) which comprises a substrate (6) bearing at least the following elements on at least one of the faces thereof, namely: an optical structure (4) producing at least one image of at least one pattern (5) and/or producing image points of a light... Agent: Arjowiggins Security
20120281295 - Variable power optical system: Liquid lens cells are used in a variable power optical system. In one embodiment, a stop is located between a first lens group comprising at least a first liquid lens cell and a second lens group comprising at least a second liquid lens cell. In one embodiment, a liquid lens... Agent: Blackeye Optics, LLC.
20120281296 - Device for transferring optical elements: There is provided a device for transferring an optical element including: a differential transmitter including an intermediate ring rotatably with respect to a housing and having a plurality of openings on its circumference, first decelerating members rotatably inserted into ones of the openings, a first transmitting ring disposed on one... Agent: Samsung Electronic Co., Ltd.
20120281298 - Lens barrel, image capturing apparatus, and manufacturing method: Provided is a lens barrel including: a guide shaft in an axial form supported by a reference member; a holding member holding an optical system, and movable in an axial direction of the guide shaft with respect to the reference member; and an interlocking member including an engaging section engaging... Agent: Nikon Corporation
20120281297 - Lens holder: A lens holder includes: a first barrel with a plurality of helicoidal grooves that extend from a base portion to an end portion and at positions with rotational symmetry; and a second barrel with a plurality of protrusions that respectively enter the plurality of helicoidal grooves. The helicoidal grooves are... Agent: Nittoh Kogaku K.k.
20120281299 - Image capturing lens assembly: An image capturing lens assembly comprises, 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 refractive power, a third lens element with positive refractive power having a convex image-side surface, and... Agent: Largan Precision Co., Ltd.
20120281300 - Micro-lens module: A micro-lens module including a first lens group and a second lens group is provided. The first lens group is disposed between an object side and an image side, wherein a surface closest to the object side in the first lens group is a first aspheric surface, whose radius of... Agent: Himax Technologies Limited
20120281301 - Micro-lens module: A micro-lens module including a first lens group and a second lens group is provided. The first lens includes a first lens and a second lens arranged in sequence from the object side to the image side. The second lens is closest to the image side in the first lens... Agent: Himax Technologies Limited
20120281302 - Flexible membrane and lens assembly and associated method of lens replication: A membrane and lens assembly includes a flexible membrane mounted with a supporting structure, such as a plurality of spacers, a frame, a ring, a plate or a surface plate. At least one first lens mounts with a first side of the membrane. At least one actuator varies a characteristic... Agent: Omnivision Technologies, Inc.
20120281303 - Display device and light sensing system: A display device is applied to a light sensing system. The display device includes a display module and a pattern layer. The pattern layer is made of optical material capable of either fully or partially reflecting or absorbing invisible light of specific wavelength emitted from the display module, and is... Agent: Silitek Electronic (guangzhou) Co., Ltd.11/01/2012 > 48 patent applications in 40 patent subcategories. recently filed with US Patent Office
20120274998 - Security device: A security device having a lenticular device that includes an array of lenticular focusing elements located over a corresponding array of sets of image strips such that at different viewing directions, a corresponding image strip from each set is viewed via respective ones of the lenticular focusing elements wherein the... Agent: De La Rue International Limited
20120274999 - System, method, and device for producing, transmitting and displaying images in holographic form of up to three dimensions: A system, method, and device for producing, transmitting and displaying images in holographic form of up to three dimensions. Information representative of a three dimensional image can be converted into three-dimensional positional data. The three-dimensional position data can be converted into an electromagnetic field which can be received by nanomachines... Agent: Verizon Patent And Licensing, Inc.
20120275000 - Optical scanning device: An optical scanning device of the present invention includes: an oscillating mirror that reflects incident light; a first beam unit that is coupled to one end of the oscillating mirror; a second beam unit that is coupled to another end of the oscillating mirror; a first driving unit that is... Agent: Nec Corporation
20120275001 - Optical scanning device, optical scanning method, program, and image display device: An optical scanning device includes: a first scanning; a first scanning mirror driving unit; a light emission signal output unit; a light receiving unit; and a phase control unit which controls the first scanning mirror driving unit so as to delay a phase of the oscillation of the first scanning... Agent: Nec Corporation
20120275002 - Scan type image display device: Optical beams emitted by optical sources are incident on a mirror surface of a scan mirror in a substantially vertical direction and reflected in a substantially vertical direction by the scan mirror. The mirror surface of the scan mirror is driven to repeatedly rotate two-dimensionally by a predetermined scan angle... Agent: Hitachi Media Electronics Co., Ltd.
20120275003 - Laser scanning optical device: A laser scanning optical device includes: alight source having a plurality of emission points; a plate-like light source holder which holds the light source in a center of the light source holder; a base arranged to face the light source holder; and an attitude adjusting part which adjusts an attitude... Agent:
20120275004 - Switchable 3d/2d optical imaging system: The present invention is directed a switchable optical imaging system and a 3D/2D image switchable apparatus having high functional flexibility in a number of aspects and adaptability to various applications. The present invention is based on generating directional optical beams, transforming these optical beams and projecting transformed optical beams in... Agent: Zecotek Display Systems Pte. Ltd.
20120275005 - Modular pattern illumination and light beam multiplexing for selective excitation of microparticles: A modular approach to a pattern illumination system for selective excitation of microparticles is used. A dual-channel pattern module having two single-channel pattern modules are oriented at a non-zero offset angle to each other. In this arrangement, a galvo-scanner based phase-shifting module is shared between the two channels. A set... Agent: Lightspeed Genomics, Inc.
20120275006 - Coated article and method for making the same: A coated article is described. The coated article includes a substrate; and a photochromic layer formed on the substrate. The photochromic layer is a titanium layer doped with metal element ‘M’. The element ‘M’ is selected from a group consisting of nickel, iron, and chromiun. A method for applying the... Agent: Hong Fu Jin Precision Industry (shenzhen) Co., Ltd.
20120275007 - Optical devices for modulating light of photorefractive compositions with thermal control: Described herein are optical devices comprising a photorefractive layer and at least two inert layers, such that the photorefractive layer is sandwiched between the two inert layers. The photorefractive layer may include a photorefractive composition that is photorefractive upon irradiation by a laser beam. In some embodiments, the photorefractive composition... Agent: Nitto Denko Corporation
20120275008 - Electrochromic devices: Conventional electrochromic devices frequently suffer from poor reliability and poor performance. Improvements are made using entirely solid and inorganic materials. Electrochromic devices are fabricated by forming an ion conducting electronically-insulating interfacial region that serves as an IC layer. In some methods, the interfacial region is formed after formation of an... Agent: Soladigm, Inc.
20120275009 - Method for making electrowetting display device: The present invention relates to a method of making an electrowetting display device having a plurality of picture elements, each picture element being defined by walls surrounding a display region, the plurality of picture elements covering a first area of a support plate. The method comprises the steps of: applying... Agent: Samsung Lcd Netherlands R & D Center B.v.
20120275010 - Sculptural imaging with optical tiles: Structures for representing images comprise a plurality of tile elements which, when illuminated by a light source, each direct an amount of light toward an observer at a viewing location dependent on their orientation angles. The orientation angles of each tile element may be selected based on a characteristic of... Agent: Quin Media Arts And Sciences Inc.
20120275011 - Mems micromirror and micromirror array: A micro-electro-mechanical-system (MEMS) micromirror array has an array of micromirrors on a support structure. Each micromirror is pivotally attached to the support structure by a resilient structure. The resilient structure defines a pivot axis. There is an array of electrostatic actuators for pivotally driving the array of micromirrors about the... Agent:
20120275013 - Display sheet, method of manufacturing display sheet, display device and electronic apparatus: A display sheet includes a substrate provided at a display surface side; a facing substrate arranged to face the first substrate; a display layer provided between the substrate and the facing substrate; a plurality of first partition units provided in the display layer and dividing the display layer into a... Agent: Seiko Epson Corporation
20120275012 - Nitrogen-linked surface functionalized pigments for inks: A pigment-based ink is disclosed. The ink includes a non-polar carrier fluid and a nitrogen-linked surface functionalized pigment particle, wherein the nitrogen-linked surface functionalized pigment particle is suspended in the non-polar carrier fluid and includes an azide moiety linked to the surface of a pigment particle. The azide moiety further... Agent:
20120275014 - Twist ball type electronic paper: A twist ball type electronic paper having a transparent electrode side base material having a first base material including a film having transparency, and a transparent electrode formed on one side surface of the first base material; a counter electrode side base material having a second base material including a... Agent: Dai Nippon Printing Co., Ltd.
20120275015 - Amplifying optical fiber and optical fiber amplifier: An amplifying optical fiber includes a core doped with an active element, a cladding covering the core, and an outer cladding covering the cladding. The cladding meets a relationship of 0.92≦r/R≦0.97 where the cladding has a polygonal outer shape in cross section, and the outer shape has an inscribed circle... Agent: Fujikura Ltd.
20120275016 - Achromatic visible to far infrared objective lens: Disclosed herein are lens systems that are capable of imaging in the visible spectrum to the far infrared spectrum. The lens systems are formed from optical crystals with different and substantially parallel partial dispersion characteristics.... Agent: Stingray Optics, LLC
20120275017 - Energy conservation assembly and method for using the same: An energy conservation assembly for use in a residential, commercial and/or industrial building including: a first substantially transparent substrate having an inner surface and an outer surface, wherein the first substantially transparent substrate is associated with the building; an energy conservation layer having an inner surface and an outer surface,... Agent:
20120275018 - Coated glasses having a low solar factor: A glass transparency for an automotive roof window includes a solar control coating on a surface of a glass substrate to provide the coated glass with a solar factor in the range of equal to or less 30%, and an Lta in the range of greater than 0% to less... Agent: Ppg Industries Ohio, Inc.
20120275019 - Electronic microscope filter: The present invention discloses a unique and novel combination light source and active light filtering system for microscopes that eliminates the need for individual color filters, fluorescence filters, and many other filter types. The present invention provides variable light wavelength generating capabilities, and all of the benefits of most commercially... Agent:
20120275020 - Method of manufacturing array substrate, array substrate, method of manufacturing screen, and screen: A plurality of convex portions, or concave portions which is transferred in an array shape, and a groove are transferred with respect to the substrate having thermoplasticity by a mold member having shapes of the convex portion, or the concave portion, and a protruding portion as the groove, and substrate... Agent: Seiko Epson Corporation
20120275021 - Depth-enhancing screens: Depth-enhancing screens for producing a simulated 3D image. According to one aspect, the depth-enhancing screen comprises a Fresnel lens and the screen is adapted to be arranged adjacent an image source such that the Fresnel lens is arranged between the image source and a viewer and the optical centre of... Agent:
20120275022 - Monitoring system for generating 3-dimensional image and method of measuring distance by using the image: A monitoring system for generating a three-dimensional (3D) image, the system including: a plurality of monitoring cameras which are arranged to capture respective images of an area such that a portion of an angle of view of one monitoring camera overlaps a portion of an angle of view of another... Agent: Samsung Techwin Co., Ltd.
20120275023 - Immersed reflective polarizer with angular confinement in selected planes of incidence: A film construction (330) includes a broad band reflective polarizing film (312) that may be immersed in an ultra low refractive index medium (332, 334). The reflecting polarizing film is characterized by a pass axis and a block axis, and its reflectivity for white light of the pass state polarization... Agent:
20120275024 - Polarizer assembly with adhesive layers: A film assembly includes a polarizer having a first side and a second side opposite the first side; a first layer of adhesive bonded to the first side of the polarizer; and a second layer of adhesive bonded to a second side of the polarizer. The first and second layers... Agent: Rockwell Collins, Inc.
20120275025 - Protective cover for an electronic device: A protective cover for an electronic device includes a front casing and a rear removably coupled to the front casing to substantially enclose the electronic device therein. The rear casing includes a plurality of mounting slots in spaced relation thereon, each mounting slot configured to receive a mounting clip to... Agent:
20120275026 - Low reflectance fingerprint resistant surface for displays: Specular and diffuse reflection and fingerprints are reduced associated with a display are reduced through the use of any or all of an anti-reflection (AR) coating, a self-assembled monolayer (SAM) coating, and micro-structures to selectively deflect or diffract the incident light.... Agent: Unipixel Displays, Inc.
20120275027 - Optical system, barrel, and optical instrument using same: Provided is an optical system having at least two or more lenses, wherein at least one of the lenses comprises an anti-reflection film formed by a wetting method on a part of or the entirety of the light beam effective surface thereof, and wherein at least one of the lenses... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20120275028 - Free-space combining of laser beam radiation: A diode laser beam combining apparatus for producing a high combined beam power density in the far field at reduced levels of power consumption and heat dissipation includes an array of semiconductor laser emitters arranged in a collinear manner with respect to each other and having an emitter pitch between... Agent:
20120275030 - Variable focus liquid lens: A variable focus liquid lens includes: a lens barrel which is configured to include a first cavity to contain first and second liquids which are not mixed with each other in upper and lower portions of the first cavity, respectively; a fluid pressure driving unit which is configured to include... Agent: Kyungpook National University Industry-academic Cooperation Foundation
20120275031 - Fluid pressure liquid lens: A fluid pressure liquid lens includes: a fluid pressure driving portion which is configured to include a first cavity, a fluid pressure generating groove, and an actuator generating a fluid pressure on liquid so as to adjust the fluid pressure by using the actuator; a first transparent elastic membrane which... Agent: Kyungpook National University Industry-academic Cooperation Foundation
20120275032 - Zoom lens system, imaging apparatus, and method for zooming the zoom lens system: Providing a zoom lens system having excellent optical performance with a high zoom ratio, an imaging apparatus, and a method for zooming the zoom lens system. The system including, in order from an object, a first group G1 having negative refractive power, a second group G2 having positive refractive power,... Agent: Nikon Corporation
20120275033 - Zoom lens: A zoom lens includes a first lens group G1 that is negative, a second lens group G2 that is negative, and a third lens group G3 that is positive. The first lens group G1 includes a first lens L1 that is negative and a prism P, and the second lens... Agent:
20120275034 - Zoom projection lens for projector: A zoom projection lens for a projector includes a first lens group having a negative refractive power, a second lens group having a positive refractive power, and a third lens group having a positive refractive power in order along an optical axis from an object side to an image side.... Agent: Asia Optical Co., Inc.
20120275035 - Zoom lens and image-pickup apparatus having the same: A zoom lens includes a first lens unit having a positive refractive power and arranged closest to an object side. 0.50<Ym5/Yw30<1.00 is satisfied at a predetermined zoom position except for a wide-angle end and a telephoto end where Yw30 denotes an image height that provides a relative illumination of 0.3... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20120275036 - Lens barrel that changes focal length and image pickup apparatus equipped with lens barrel: A lens barrel that is capable of decreasing a barrel length under a retracted condition by simplifying a configuration. The lens barrel changes a focal length by moving first and second lens groups in an optical axis direction. A light-amount adjusting member is located between the first and second lens... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20120275037 - Imaging lens: An imaging lens includes a first lens having negative refractive power; a second lens having negative refractive power; a third lens; a fourth lens; and a fifth lens. The first lens has a positive curvature radius on an image plane side. The second lens has a sharp convex surface, and... Agent:
20120275038 - Optical pointing mechanism: An adjustment mechanism for an optical system is provided. Two concentric eccentric rings support a back end of an optical element. The movements of the two rings relative to each other re-position the back end to affect the orientation of the field of view of the optical element. A clamp... Agent: Flir Systems, Inc.
20120275039 - Automatically adjusting side mirror assembly for a vehicle: An automatically adjusting side mirror assembly for a vehicle having an eye gaze detection system has a mirror subassembly, a support bracket, an actuator mechanism and a biasing mechanism. The mirror subassembly has a first and second position. The second position aligns the mirror subassembly generally parallel to the vehicle... Agent: International Truck Intellectual Property Company, LLC.
20120275041 - Correction device of at least one aberration of known evolution with deformable mirror: The invention relates to a device for correcting at least one optical aberration, of known evolution of an optical system, the device comprising: a deformable mirror (1) having a contour; means (2) for deforming the mirror; characterised in that the mirror (1) has a geometry selected such that the contour... Agent:
20120275040 - Precision parabolic mirror structures: Parabolic Mirror. The mirror includes a flexible material with a reflective surface and a rear surface. A flexible band is in contact with the rear surface of the flexible material. The bending stiffness of the band as a function of distance along its length is selected so that the band... Agent: Massachusetts Institute Of Technology
20120275042 - Notch structure for concentrating module and method of manufacture using photovoltaic strips: The invention provides a solar concentrator structure including a first concentrating element. The first concentrating element includes a first aperture region, a first exit region, a first side and a second side. The solar concentrator structure further includes a second or more concentrating elements integrally coupled with the first concentrating... Agent: Solaria Corporation
20120275043 - Laser projection module with conical reflector supported by thin walls: A laser projection module with a conical reflector supported by thin walls comprises: an upper mounting plate, a lower mounting plate with an aperture set in the center and a conical reflector which is provided on the upper mounting plate corresponding to the aperture, wherein at least three thin-walled supporting... Agent: Huanic Corporation
20120275044 - Mirror support and device to adjust the orientation of a mirror: The present invention relates to a mirror support used in a door mirror vehicle which provides stability and distributes the forces in an uniform way due to two gear knees which are attached to the first ends of two perpendicular arms, a first arm and a second arm setting up... Agent: Fico Mirrors, S.a.
20120275045 - Blue photoresist and color filter substrate and display device using the same: A blue photoresist for a color filter substrate is provided. In the wavelength 380 nm to 580 nm, the half-width of the spectrum function of the blue photoresist is represented as Ha, the half-width of the color match function defined by CIE (Commission International de L'Eclairage) at 1931 is presented... Agent: Au Optronics Corp.Previous industry: Facsimile and static presentation processing
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