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Optical: systems and elements

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12/18/2014 > 47 patent applications in 35 patent subcategories.

20140368896 - Optical reflecting element and actuator: An optical reflecting device includes a movable plate having a reflecting surface, a first support portion, a first drive part, a first frame, and a monitor part for detecting the rotation of the movable plate. The first support portion is connected to the movable plate. The first drive part is... Agent: Panasonic Corporation

20140368897 - Mems-based rapidscan device and projector having same: A device projecting images by micro electro-mechanical system (MEMS) technology mirrors includes a base, a rotating seat, a substrate, a reflective mirror, a driver, and a controller. The rotating seat is rotably positioned on the base. The substrate is positioned on the rotating seat. The at least one MEMS reflective... Agent:

20140368898 - Device and system for reflective digital light processing (dlp): Aspects of the present invention include systems for reflective digital light processing (DLP). Embodiments include a light source, a plurality of optically reflective switching devices each having an optically reflective layer in contact with a substrate; a circuit means and power source; controller logic; a projection means; and a display... Agent:

20140368899 - Control system trunk line architecture: The present disclosure relates generally to a wiring system for controlling one or more smart windows located within a building, and methods for installing such systems and/or replacing higher wattage systems with such systems.... Agent:

20140368900 - Supercontinuum generation system: A supercontinuum generation system comprises a noise-like pulse fiber laser structure, an amplification unit and a broadening medium. The noise-like pulse fiber laser structure generates at lease one noise-like pulse of the wavelength less than 1300 nm. The amplification unit includes a gain fiber with which the noise-like pulse is... Agent: National Tsing Hua University

20140368901 - Method and system for compact, multi-pass pulsed laser amplifier: A laser amplifier includes an input aperture operable to receive laser radiation having a first polarization, an output aperture coupled to the input aperture by an optical path, and a polarizer disposed along an optical path. A transmission axis of the polarizer is aligned with the first polarization. The laser... Agent: Lawrence Livermore National Security, LLC

20140368902 - Retroreflective articles including a security mark: The present disclosure relates to prismatic retroreflective articles that includes a security mark and to methods of making such articles.... Agent:

20140368903 - Apparatus for aiding manual, mechanical alignment of optical equipment: A microscope subject illumination system including a position targeting accessory that identifies a point on a subject by a distinctive illumination pattern cast on the subject. The system includes an automatic control to switch between illumination sources so that the distinctive pattern is easier to discern during subject positioning. The... Agent: Computer Power Supply, Inc.

20140368904 - Software defined microscope: A microscope having a first illumination spatial light modulator (SLM) that receives light of a first wavelength from an illumination source and processes that light in a manner that transfers light into an objective lens through a dichroic reflector that passes light of the first wavelength is disclosed. The microscope... Agent: Agilent Technologies, Inc.

20140368905 - Telescopic optical system and optical apparatus: A telescopic optical system that can be compact and lightweight is provided, and an optical apparatus including the telescopic optical system is also provided. A telescopic optical system 10, which is used in a telescope and other optical apparatus, includes the following optical systems arranged from an object side: an... Agent:

20140368906 - Display screen of image display system and method for manufacturing the same: Disclosed are a display screen of an image display system capable of displaying a 3D (three-dimensional) image and providing an image with a high contrast ratio in a bright room and a method for manufacturing the same. The display screen includes: a Fresnel lens layer; a reflective layer formed the... Agent:

20140368907 - Light source device and steroscopic display apparatus: A light guide plate is described that includes a plurality of reflection areas and a plurality of scattering areas arranged to provide light to a display panel to display images with parallax. A display apparatus is described that can include a light guide plate comprising a plurality of scattering areas... Agent: Sony Corporation

20140368908 - Curved lenses configured to decode three-dimensional content on television and computer screens: Curved lenses configured to decode three dimensional content and method of fabricating the same. The lenses decode three-dimensional content displayed on televisions or computer monitors. Sheets from which the lenses are cut have either (i) a polarizing axis of 0 degrees relative to horizontal and one sheet has a retarder... Agent: Mei3d, LLC

20140368909 - Glare management of reflective and thermoreflective surfaces: The reflectivity and transmissivity of building and vehicle surfaces is maintained while employing partial, variable, selective, or asymmetric diffusers between a surface and an external light source such that the reflected light is diffused to produce a reduction in glare, while minimally effecting the specular or collimated transmission (if any)... Agent: Ravenbrick LLC

20140368910 - Fog-proof device: A fog-proof device for evaporating fog from a camera's lens includes a glass covering a front surface of the lens, and a light-shielding cylinder mounted to the glass. The light-shielding cylinder defines a through hole. A zigzagging heat-generating portion is formed along a circumference of the light-shielding cylinder, and two... Agent: Ingrasys Technology Inc.

20140368911 - Long-range optical device having image stabilization: A long-range optical device has at least one optical channel, which has a housing and an arrangement of optical elements, wherein at least one of the optical elements is movable relative to the housing for image stabilization in the event of perturbing movements of the housing. The device further has... Agent:

20140368914 - Lens driving device with 3d elastic support structure: The present invention discloses lens driving device. The lens driving device includes a lens holder for holding a lens having an optical axis; a focusing coil disposed at a periphery of the lens with respect to the optical axis; an optical image stabilizer (OIS) coil structure comprising a plurality of... Agent:

20140368912 - Optical apparatus, interchangeable lens, and method for correcting image blurring: An optical apparatus includes a blurring detection unit configured to detect image blurring applied to the optical apparatus; and a motion vector calculation unit configured to calculate a motion vector among a plurality of images shot by the optical apparatus. Image blurring is corrected in accordance with a signal obtained... Agent:

20140368915 - Optical image stabilizer with improved magnetic sensitivity: The present invention provides a lens driving device that is based on a Voice Coil Actuator (VCA) structure and provides the auto-focusing and optical image stabilization (OIS) functions. According to the present invention, these two functions can be realized by a common magnet scheme, or a separate magnet scheme. Besides,... Agent:

20140368913 - Zoom lens and imaging apparatus: A zoom lens includes: a positive first lens group; a negative second lens group; and a positive third lens group. The first through third lens groups move such that the distance between the first lens group and the second lens group is greater, and the distance between the second lens... Agent:

20140368917 - Diffraction grating: Provided is a diffraction grating having a surface with a groove-and-ridge structure formed with a preset periodic distance, the groove-and-ridge structure including a plurality of grooves, wherein a concave structure and/or a convex structure extending across at least one of the grooves and having a level difference from the bottom... Agent: Shimadzu Corporation

20140368916 - Dispersive device and wavelength selective switch: A dispersive device has a beam expanding optical system which includes first and second prisms each having a pair of faces inclined relative to each other, and expands light containing a plurality of wavelength components by passing the light through each of the faces of the first and second prisms;... Agent:

20140368918 - Red omnidirectional structural color made from metal and dielectric layers: A multilayer stack displaying a red omnidirectional structural color. The multilayer stack includes a core layer, a semiconductor layer extending across the core layer, and a dielectric layer extending across the semiconductor layer. The semiconductor layer absorbs more than 70% of incident white light that has a wavelength less than... Agent:

20140368919 - Lens assembly and baffle thereof: A lens assembly and a baffle thereof are provided. The baffle includes an annular body and a plurality of protrusions. The annular body includes an annular main body, an outer ring and an inner ring. The annular main body connects the outer ring and the inner ring. The annular main... Agent: Sintai Optical (shenzhen) Co., Ltd.

20140368920 - Micro-mirror arrays: Micro-mirror arrays configured for use in a variable focal length lens are described herein. An example variable focal length lens comprises a micro-mirror array having a plurality of micro-mirror element arranged in at least a first section and a second section. Each micro-mirror element has a tilt axis and comprises,... Agent: Imec Vzw

20140368922 - Display device for vehicle: A display device for a vehicle includes: a substrate housing portion that stores a circuit substrate that outputs an image signal of an image to be displayed; an optical unit that generates and projects an image based on the image signal; and a combiner on which the image is projected,... Agent:

20140368921 - Optical system for head-mounted display: An optical system for a head-mounted display in which image rays provided from a display device are divergent to form and provide an enlarged image is configured so that first and second lenses are sequentially disposed from an object along an optical axis and provide the enlarged image on an... Agent: Sekonix Co., Ltd.

20140368923 - Image display device: A substrate housing portion stores a circuit substrate that outputs an image signal. The optical unit generates and projects an image based on the image signal output from the circuit substrate. The image is projected onto a combiner. The optical unit has an optical unit main body that includes a... Agent: Jvc Kenwood Corporation

20140368924 - Optical module and method for manufacturing the same: An optical module that facilitates positioning includes an optical device and a light transmitting member having a fitting portion into which a counterpart optical member is fitted and having a lens portion that collimates light of a first wavelength emitted from the optical device or that converges parallel light of... Agent:

20140368925 - Zoom lens and imaging apparatus: A zoom lens includes a positive first lens group, a negative second lens group, a positive third lens group, and a fourth lens group. The first through third lens groups move such that the distance between the first and second lens groups is greater while the distance between the second... Agent:

20140368926 - Imaging lens and imaging apparatus: The imaging lens substantially consists of a first lens group having positive refractive power, an aperture stop, and a second lens group having positive refractive power, in this order from the object side. The first lens group consists of, in this order from the object side, an eleventh lens group... Agent:

20140368927 - Photographing lens assembly: A photographing lens assembly includes, in order from an object side to an image side, a first lens element, a second lens element, a third lens element, a fourth lens element, a fifth lens element and a sixth lens element. The first lens element with positive refractive power has a... Agent:

20140368928 - Imaging lens: Disclosed herein is an imaging lens, including: a first lens having positive (+) power and being biconvex; a second lens having negative (−) power and being concave toward an image side; a third lens having positive (+) power and being biconvex; a fourth lens having positive (+) power and being... Agent: Samsung Electro-mechanics Co., Ltd.

20140368930 - Lens module: s

20140368929 - Optical system for camera: Disclosed herein is an optical system for a camera. The optical system for a camera includes: a first lens having positive refractive power and a meniscus shape concave toward an image; a second lens having negative refractive power and a shape concave toward the image; a third lens having the... Agent: Samsung Electro-mechanics Co., Ltd.

20140368931 - Imaging lens and imaging apparatus equipped with the imaging lens: An imaging lens substantially includes six lenses, constituted by: a first lens having a negative refractive power; a second lens having a positive refractive power; a third lens having a positive refractive power; a fourth lens having a negative refractive power; a fifth lens having a positive refractive power; and... Agent:

20140368932 - Imaging lens unit: Disclosed herein is an imaging lens unit, including: a first lens having a positive (+) power; a second lens having a negative (−) power; a third lens selectively having one of a positive (+) and negative (−) power; a fourth lens having a negative (−) power; and a fifth lens... Agent: Samsung Electro-mechanics Co., Ltd.

20140368934 - Lens driving apparatus: Disclosed is a lens driving apparatus. The lens driving apparatus includes a base, a yoke coupled to the base, having an upper surface formed with a hole, a closed side surface, and an opened bottom surface, a bobbin movably installed in an inner portion of the yoke, a lens module... Agent:

20140368933 - Positioning unit and apparatus for adjustment of an optical element: The disclosure provides a positioning unit for an optical element in a microlithographic projection exposure installation having a first connecting area for connection to the optical element, and having a second connecting area for connection to an object in the vicinity of the optical element.... Agent: Carl Zeiss Smt Gmbh

20140368937 - Driving apparatus for camera lens assembly: Provided is a driving apparatus for a camera lens assembly, the driving apparatus including a lens assembly portion which includes a magnetic object and a support member, a driving base portion which includes a coil portion for generating a driving force to correspond to the magnetic object, and a position... Agent:

20140368936 - Lens driving device with an improved ois coil structure: The present invention provides a VCA-based lens driving device. By way of giving an improved OIS coil structure, a magnetic induction element used to sense movement of magnets atop which maybe cause from a user's hand shaking can be placed as far away from OIS coils as possible. The impact... Agent:

20140368935 - Lens module: There is provided a lens module including: an actuator moving a lens barrel in an optical axis direction; and a housing having a mounting part on which the actuator is mounted, wherein the actuator includes a piezoelectric member and a bar member vibrated by the piezoelectric member, and the bar... Agent: Samsung Electro-mechanics Co., Ltd.

20140368938 - Motor for driving lenses: Disclosed is a motor for driving lenses. The motor includes a case, a yoke fixed in the case, a magnet fixed in the yoke, a carrier equipped with lenses and installed in the magnet such that the carrier moves up and down within the magnet, a coil coupled with the... Agent:

20140368939 - Apparatus and method for a flexible adaptive telescope mirror: This invention is for a flexible telescope mirror. A mirrored film is stretched across a frame, and deformed into a rough parabola using a partial vacuum. The film is then deformed into a more perfect parabola using electric fields. In some embodiments, a feedback system based on a laser projector... Agent:

20140368940 - Wide view light reflector: This apparatus provides a method to enable a borescope to see inside a bore with a brighter image and a less obstructed view. This removable apparatus is essentially an extended coil spring that grips over the forward end of a borescope shaft by compression. The opposite end of this apparatus... Agent:

20140368941 - Mirror driving device: A mirror driving device includes a lead screw configured to be driven by a drive source, a mirror member configured to be movable between a mirror-down position and a mirror-up position, a mirror driving member configured to rectilinearly move to drive the mirror member between the mirror-down position and the... Agent:

20140368942 - Optical element switching system using a halbach array: Various embodiments provide a system for moving optical elements. The system includes a first rotor and a second rotor configured to rotate in opposite directions. The system further includes a first plurality of paddles coupled to the first rotor, each of the plurality of paddles having an aperture configured to... Agent:

12/11/2014 > 36 patent applications in 32 patent subcategories.

20140362425 - Communication system die stack: A high density, low power, high performance information system, method and apparatus are described in which perpendicularly oriented processor and memory die stacks (130, 140, 150, 160, 170) include integrated deflectable MEMS optical beam waveguides (e.g., 190) at each die edge to provide optical communications (182-185) in and between die... Agent:

20140362426 - Image rotation compensation for multiple beam material processing: An image compensated multi-beam system includes a beam splitter configured to receive an input light beam and split the input light beam into a plurality of processing light beams, beam scanning optics configured to receive the plurality of processing light beams and to scan the beams at a target, and... Agent:

20140362427 - Projection head for a laser projector: A projection head is provided that has a fiber output coupling. A position of a point of intersection is able to be set between the light beams and thereby it is possible to position the point of intersection on the polygon facets. As a result, lower losses of light occur... Agent:

20140362428 - Method and device for activating photochromic materials within a vehicle: The present invention relates to a device and method of reversibly activating photochromic materials within an enclosed vehicle using one or more ultraviolet (UV) sources located within the interior of a vehicle. Upon activation, such UV sources cause the photochromic materials to darken; upon deactivation, the photochromic materials revert to... Agent:

20140362429 - Display unit and electronic apparatus: Provided is a display unit that includes: a pair of a first substrate and a second substrate that are arranged in opposition to each other; a display layer provided between the first substrate and the second substrate; and a display mode switching layer having an aperture for each pixel, and... Agent: Sony Corporation

20140362430 - Driver for electrochromic element, method for driving electrochromic element, optical filter, imaging device, lens unit, and window component: A driver for an electrochromic element is configured to adjust the transmittance of a solution-type electrochromic element to allow the element to display a tone. The element has a pair of electrodes and at least one organic electrochromic material mixed between the electrodes. The driver has an adjusting controller configured... Agent:

20140362431 - Generating broadband light downhole for wellbore application: Generating broadband light downhole for wellbore application. A laser source is configured to reside outside a wellbore and produce a seed light pulse at a first wavelength spectrum. A converter is configured to be received inside the wellbore, remote from the laser source. The converter receives the seed light pulse... Agent:

20140362432 - Method and system for homogenizing diode laser pump arrays: An optical amplifier system includes a diode pump array including a plurality of semiconductor diode laser bars disposed in an array configuration and characterized by a periodic distance between adjacent semiconductor diode laser bars. The periodic distance is measured in a first direction perpendicular to each of the plurality of... Agent:

20140362433 - Semiconductor optical amplifier: One or more input access waveguides are connected to an optical splitter arranged to divide the light into two or more output waveguides, at least two of the splitter's output access waveguides are used to form a Mach-Zehnder interferometer modulator where at least one arm of the interferometer has a... Agent: Finisar Sweden Ab

20140362434 - Transparent panel with electrically conductive coating: A transparent panel is described. The transparent panel has at least one transparent substrate and at least one electrically conductive coating on at least one surface of the transparent substrate. The electrically conductive coating has at least two functional layers which are arranged one above the other, and each functional... Agent:

20140362435 - Nonlinear optical microscope apparatus: A nonlinear optical microscope apparatus includes: an objective for irradiating a laser beam on a sample; a beam diameter change unit for changing a beam diameter of the laser beam incident to the objective; and a control unit for deciding, for each of optical characteristics of the sample, a pupil... Agent: Olympus Corporation

20140362436 - Automatic slide loading system and method: A microscopy slide loading system includes a motorized cassette having a plurality of stacked slots for supporting microscopy slides and a motorized loading arm being displaceable between a retracted position and a loading position. The loading arm projects through a slide slot of the cassette to push a slide positioned... Agent:

20140362437 - System and method for vibrating screens to reduce speckle: The present disclosure includes systems and methods for solving speckle problems by exciting the screen with a more complex vibration spectrum. A range of frequencies provides, in effect, a collection of overlapping patterns of high and low displacement, so that all regions of the screen have enough motion to reduce... Agent:

20140362438 - Apparatus for projecting space image: An apparatus for projecting a space image in accordance with an embodiment of the present invention includes: a display unit configured to display an image; and an array of prisms having a plurality of prisms connected with one another to have one lateral planes of the respective prisms form one... Agent:

20140362439 - Display device: The present invention relates to a display device for presenting images or sequences of images in the form of a Pepper's Ghost illusion, comprising a base body (1) with a retainer that has a positioning surface and in which a tablet PC can be positioned in a horizontal position, and... Agent:

20140362440 - Iodine-based polarizer, polarizing plate, optical film, and image display device: An iodine-based polarizer includes a polyvinyl alcohol-based film; and iodine adsorbed and oriented in the polyvinyl alcohol-based film, the iodine-based polarizer having be undergone a treatment with a treatment bath containing at least one reducing agent, the iodine-based polarizer containing an oxidized form of the reducing agent, wherein the total... Agent: Nitto Denko Corporation

20140362441 - Integrated lens barrel: An integrated lens barrel for a miniature camera is disclosed. The lens barrel can include components such as a shutter, an autofocus mechanism, a zoom mechanism, and/or an image stabilization mechanism. These and/or components can define a portion of the lens barrel that increases the length of the lens barrel.... Agent:

20140362442 - Tunable optical filter: Methods, systems, and apparatus for optical fiber communications. One tunable optical filter includes a light inputting assembly and a light receiving assembly; an adjustable cavity length assembly arranged between the light inputting assembly and the light receiving assembly, wherein the adjustable cavity length assembly includes an adjustable length device, a... Agent: Zhuhai Ftz Oplink Communications, Inc.

20140362443 - Durable optical interference pigment with a bimetal core: In a plurality of asymmetric color-shifting flakes, each flake has an asymmetric magnetic core with a magnetic layer visible on the first side of the core and a non-magnetic reflector layer on the magnetic layer, visible on the second side of the core. The flake has a spacer layer and... Agent:

20140362444 - Articles with anti-reflective high-hardness coatings and related methods: Methods and articles are provide for: a substrate having first and second opposing surfaces; an intermediate layer substantially covering the first surface of the substrate, the intermediate layer being between about 1-5 microns in thickness and having a hardness of at least 15 GPa; a first outer layer substantially covering... Agent: Corning Incorporated

20140362445 - Carrier device for an electronic display unit: A carrier device for an electronic display unit, having a frame with a front face and a rear face, whereby the front face has a seating surface for placing against the forehead of a user and the rear face has a surface designated a device mount, against which the electronic... Agent:

20140362446 - Electronic correction based on eye tracking: A head mountable display (HMD) system comprises an eye position detector comprising one or more cameras configured to detect the position of each of the HMD user's eyes; a dominant eye detector configured to detect a dominant eye of the HMD user; and an image generator configured to generate images... Agent:

20140362447 - Head mounted display: A head-mounted or helmet-mounted display apparatus is provided. The apparatus includes an optical element which in use is disposed in front of the eyes of a user. The optical element has a waveguide portion. The apparatus further includes a light source of image-bearing light and two diffraction elements. Each diffraction... Agent: Bae Systems PLC

20140362448 - Hud fusion interface: A display device includes a first projector, a second projector, a first half mirror, a second half mirror and a reflection unit. The first projector is positioned with respect to the first half mirror such that the first rays are transmitted through the first half mirror in a given direction.... Agent: Honda Motor Co., Ltd.

20140362449 - Optical lens and injection mold for producing same: An optical lens for an optical communication system is provided. The optical lens includes a front portion, a back portion opposite to the front portion, and a converging lens. The front portion includes a front end surface. The front portion defines a recess in the front end surface. The front... Agent:

20140362451 - Lens device: A lens device (3A) is connected to a lens device (3B) to be used in association therewith. The lens device includes a setting unit (25) setting the lens device (3A) as a master, and a control unit (22) driving a control object of the lens device (3A) in response to... Agent:

20140362450 - Zoom lens system and image pickup apparatus including the same: Provided is a zoom lens including a focus lens portion, a zoom portion, an aperture stop, and a relay portion that does not move for zooming but comprises a negative fourth-first unit, a fourth-second unit interchangeable for an optical path, a positive fourth-third unit, and a fourth-fourth unit insertable for... Agent:

20140362452 - Zooming optical system, optical apparatus and method for manufacturing zooming optical system: A zooming optical system that is compact and has high zooming ratio and superb optical performance, optical system and a method for manufacturing the zooming optical system, are provided. The zooming optical system includes, in order from an object along the optical axis, a first lens group G1 having positive... Agent: Nikon Corporation

20140362453 - Lens barrel, image capturing device and method of manufacturing the same: A lens barrel includes: a first cylindrical member that extends in a prescribed axial direction; a second cylindrical member that slides in the prescribed axial direction along an inner circumferential surface of the first cylindrical member; an axis member that slides in the prescribed axial direction along an inner circumferential... Agent:

20140362454 - Imaging lens assembly: An imaging lens assembly includes five lens elements with refractive power, in order from an object side to an image side, a first lens element, a second lens element, a third lens element, a fourth lens element and a fifth lens element. The first lens element with positive refractive power... Agent:

20140362455 - Imaging lens and imaging apparatus including the same:

20140362456 - Lens, hybrid lens, replacement lens, and image pick-up device: The present disclosure provides a novel lens including a composite material using a matrix material having predetermined abnormal dispersion. The lens of the present disclosure is a lens including a composite material containing a resin and inorganic fine particles, the resin including a polymeric cured material of an aliphatic compound... Agent:

20140362457 - Slotted configuration for optimized placement of micro-components using adhesive bonding: An arrangement for improving adhesive attachment of micro-components in an assembly utilizes a plurality of parallel-disposed slots formed in the top surface of the substrate used to support the micro-components. The slots are used to control the flow and “shape” of an adhesive “dot” so as to quickly and accurately... Agent:

20140362458 - Lens driving motor and elastic member of the same: Provided are a lens driving motor and an elastic member of the lens driving motor. The elastic member of a lens driving motor, the elastic member includes a first spring and a second spring. The second spring is different from the first spring and disposed together with the first spring... Agent:

20140362459 - Lens barrel: A lens barrel has a telescopic structure in which an inner barrel and an outer barrel move relative to each other. A plurality of ring retainers (201 and 202) are disposed at different positions with respect to the optical axis direction between an inner barrel (11) and an outer barrel... Agent:

20140362460 - Actuator and movable mirror: The present invention employs an actuator including: a movable portion connected to a reflecting member having a reflective surface; a movable comb electrode disposed at a distance from the reflecting member, supported by the movable portion, and extended in a direction parallel to the reflective surface; a stationary comb electrode... Agent:

12/04/2014 > 62 patent applications in 39 patent subcategories.

20140355086 - Display device using computer generated hologram: The instant application discloses a display device including a pattern generator configured to generate a diffraction pattern from an image; a light source configured to emit emission light; an optical condenser which condenses the emission light to generate illumination light; and a spatial light modulator which diffracts the illumination light... Agent:

20140355085 - Infrared holographic projector for thermal masking and decoys: A holographic structure, system and method project a grey-scale image in a narrow IR spectral band that is related to a broadband thermal signature of an object. The projected grey-scale image, when integrated over the broadband, forms either a decoy that approximates the thermal signature of the object or a... Agent:

20140355087 - Light scanning apparatus, light scanning control apparatus, and light scanning unit: A light scanning apparatus includes torsion beams supporting a mirror supporting portion on opposite sides of the mirror supporting portion along an axis direction, the mirror supporting portion being swung around the axis direction by the torsion beams; a pair of drive beams sandwiching the mirror and the mirror supporting... Agent: Mitsumi Electric Co., Ltd.

20140355089 - Mems device and electronic device having projector function: In a MEMS device (1), a first drive portion (40) is divided into a first drive section (41) and a second drive section (42). A second drive portion (50) is divided into a third drive section (51) and a fourth drive section (52). The first drive section, the second drive... Agent:

20140355088 - Optical deflector including separated piezoelectric portions on piezoelectric actuators and its designing method: In an optical deflector including a mirror, a frame, torsion bars, first and second piezoelectric actuators coupled to both of the torsion bars, and first and second coupling bars, each of the first and second piezoelectric actuators is divided into first, second and third areas in accordance with a polarization... Agent: Stanley Electric Co., Ltd.

20140355090 - Light deflector, light deflector manufacturing method and optical scanning device: A light deflector includes a fixing portion and a movable portion. The movable portion includes a mirror portion for deflecting light by swinging about a predetermined swing axis, a torsion bar fixedly supported on the fixing portion and having an axis serving as the swing axis, and a supporting body... Agent: Kyocera Document Solutions Inc.

20140355091 - Light deflector, optical scanning device and image forming apparatus: A light deflector includes a fixing portion, a movable portion and a reinforcing member. The movable portion includes a mirror portion for deflecting light by swinging about a predetermined swing axis, a torsion bar fixedly supported on the fixing portion and having an axis serving as the swing axis, and... Agent: Kyocera Document Solutions Inc.

20140355092 - Apparatus comprising a spring and an optical element suspended thereon: Apparatuses with actuators having actuator-side attachment areas disposed thereon, an optical element having mirror-side attachment areas disposed thereon and springs are described, wherein an optical element is connected to actuators via two or four springs.... Agent: Fraunhofer-gesellschaft Zur Foerderung Der Angewandten Forschung E.v.

20140355093 - Rotary actuator: The present invention is a rotary actuator having segments, which are spaced apart and are connected by means of at least one support structure, and at least one actuator for exerting forces, characterized in that the support structure is substantially rotationally symmetrical about an axis and is composed of elements... Agent:

20140355094 - Micromechanical structure and coresponding manufacturing method: A micromechanical structure includes a substrate having an upper side and a lower side, the substrate having a first region and a second region adjacent thereto, the upper side being fashioned in the first region as a mirror region that reflects light. In the second region on the upper side... Agent: Robert Bosch Gmbh

20140355095 - Multi-purpose optical cap and apparatus and methods useful in conjunction therewith: A method for protecting an optical MEMS device, including providing an optical MEMS device defining a field of view and including layers which define a main plane; and forming a protective element, constructed and operative for at least partly covering the optical MEMS device, from an optical structural material and... Agent:

20140355096 - Electrochromic device having an improved fill port plug: An electrochromic device including: (a) a first substantially transparent substrate having an electrically conductive material associated therewith; (b) a second substrate having an electrically conductive material associated therewith; (c) an electrochromic medium contained within a chamber positioned between the first and second substrates which includes: (1) a solvent; (2) an... Agent:

20140355097 - Connectors for smart windows: This disclosure provides connectors for smart windows. A smart window may incorporate an optically switchable pane. In one aspect, a window unit includes an insulated glass unit including an optically switchable pane. A wire assembly may be attached to the edge of the insulated glass unit and may include wires... Agent:

20140355098 - Systems and methods for automated control of electrochromic glass: Automated shade systems may comprise controllers that use algorithms to control operation of the automated shade control system and components thereof, for example window coverings, glass having variable characteristics, and so forth. These algorithms may include information such as: 3-D models of a building and surrounding structures, shadow information, reflectance... Agent:

20140355100 - Display element and electrical device using the same: A display element (2) includes an upper substrate (first substrate) (8), a lower substrate (second substrate) (9), and a polar liquid (21) that is sealed in a display space (5) formed between the upper substrate (8) and the lower substrate (9) so as to be moved toward an effective display... Agent: Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha

20140355102 - Electrowetting display apparatus and method of manufacturing the same: An electrowetting display apparatus includes a first substrate including a first electrode that receives a gray-scale voltage and a second electrode insulated from the first electrode and receiving a reference voltage, a second substrate, a fluid layer, and a color filter. The color filter has a first thickness in an... Agent:

20140355099 - Electrowetting display panel with high transparence: An electro-wetting display panel including an active device array substrate, a dielectric layer, a rib structure, an opposite substrate, a first fluid and a second fluid is provided. The active device array substrate includes a first substrate and a plurality of pixel structures. Each pixel structure includes a shielding electrode... Agent: Industrial Technology Research Institute

20140355101 - Pixel device and display using liquid ink and elastomers: A pixel device using optically active fluid contained within elastomeric materials and actuated through dielectric elastomer membrane is disclosed. The underlying mechanism of optical contrast in this display pixel is the spread and contraction of the fluid contained within a pre-stretched elastomer membrane and a substrate. The actuation mechanism for... Agent: President And Fellows Of Harvard College

20140355104 - Electrophoretic particles, method for manufacturing electrophoretic particles, electrophoresis dispersion, display device, and electronic apparatus: There is provided electrophoretic particle which has core particle, and a siloxane-based compound which includes a connecting structure in which a plurality of siloxane bonds are connected in series, and the surface of the core particle includes a first region to which the siloxane-based compound is bonded, and a second... Agent: Seiko Epson Corporation

20140355103 - Three-dimensional image display and converter therefor: A display device includes a display panel and a converter formed on a front surface of the display panel. The converter performs conversion between a 2-dimensional image and a 3-dimensional image. The converter includes a plurality of protrusion electrodes formed on a first substrate. A plate electrode is positioned on... Agent: Samsung Display Co., Ltd.

20140355105 - Amplitude noise squeezing on multi-amplitude modulated signals: A method for regenerating optical signals includes determining an input including a source amplitude-modulated optical signal, regenerating the source amplitude-modulated optical signal by using successive saturation modes of amplification, and producing an output optical signal from the regeneration. The source amplitude-modulated optical signal includes input power modulation levels that each... Agent:

20140355106 - Device for viewing an image on a laminated substrate: A glazing panel for a display device, includes an external first transparent pane and an internal second transparent pane, each pane including an external face and an internal face, the glass panes being joined together by an interlayer made of a thermoformable material or by a multilayer sheet incorporating such... Agent:

20140355107 - Infrared shielding film, heat reflective laminated glass using same, and method for producing heat reflective laminated glass: An object of the present invention is to provide an infrared shielding film which has high infrared shielding effect for every incident angle of sunlight, and a laminated glass using the infrared shielding film. Provided is an infrared shielding film including at least one unit of a high refractive index... Agent: Konica Minolta, Inc.

20140355109 - Immersion fluid for microscopy: An immersion liquid for microscopy is provided, comprising (a) an organic compound which contains a saturated polycyclic hydrocarbon residue, (b) an oligomeric or polymeric saturated acyclic hydrocarbon and (c) an alkyl aromatic compound, selected from the group consisting of alkyl naphthalene and alkyl biphenyl.... Agent: Carl Zeiss Microscopy Gmbh

20140355108 - Methods and systems for super-resolution optical imaging using high-index of refraction microspheres and microcylinders: The present invention provides super-resolution optical imaging methods and systems, including: providing a sample to be optically imaged; providing a plurality of microstructures disposed substantially adjacent to a surface of the sample to be optically imaged; and providing a material disposed about the plurality of microstructures; wherein the plurality of... Agent: University Of North Carolina At Charlotte

20140355110 - Portable movie screens, systems, and methods of using the same: A portable movie screen includes a screen portion and a frame portion surrounding at least part of the periphery of the screen portion. The screen portion has a screen gain greater than about 0.8 and an elasticity greater than an elasticity of the frame portion. The movie screen includes at... Agent: Open Air Cinema LLC

20140355111 - Scattering screen system, method of manufacture and application thereof: There is provided a screen scattering system. The system has a transparent substrate forming a substrate layer, and wide band gap materials made of 0D, 1D and 3D elements forming a scattering layer. The 0D, 1D and 3D elements are in the form of nanostructures aligned uniformly on said substrate... Agent:

20140355112 - Projection screen with gold coated projection receiving surface: A projection screen has a gold coated projection receiving surface that reflects light. The projection screen includes a support structure and an adhesive layer on top of the support structure. A fiber support is adhered to the support structure using the adhesive layer. A chalk and adhesive layer is applied... Agent:

20140355113 - Display apparatus and light emitting module thereof: A display apparatus comprising a display panel and a light module is provided. The light module comprises a light guide plate, a plurality of light guide elements and at least a light emitting unit. The light guide plate comprises at least one light incident surface, a first lateral surface and... Agent: Innolux Corporation

20140355114 - Holographic display extension for portable device and method of manufacturing same: A display extension for a device with a display includes a substantially transparent screen and positioning means adapted to position the substantially transparent screen at an acute angle relative to the display. The substantially transparent screen includes at least one zone of increased reflectivity.... Agent:

20140355115 - Dimming device: A dimming device includes a first polarizer, a second polarizer, a first retarder layer and a second retarder layer. The dimming device can generate full-light transmission state, dark state and a transitional state of various kinds of repeat patterns formed by a plurality of full-light transmission areas and dark areas.... Agent: Benq Materials Corporation

20140355116 - Polarizer for dimming device: A polarizer for a dimming device. The polarizer includes a polarization layer with an absorption axis; and a patterned retarder layer on the polarization layer and comprising patterned alignment microstructures and a liquid crystal layer disposed on the patterned alignment microstructures, wherein the patterned alignment microstructures are formed by embossing... Agent: Benq Materials Corporation

20140355117 - Apparatus and associated methods: A display protector for use with a heat source, the display protector including one or more transparent fluid incident regions and one or more fluid driver regions, wherein the display protector is configured to guide a fluid incident upon one or more of the transparent fluid incident regions away to... Agent:

20140355119 - Driving circuit and driving method for voice coil motor, and lens module and electronic device using the same: Vibration is suppressed in a feedback type VCM actuator. A converting unit converts a position command value into an internal command value varied based on a waveform having a period which is half of a period of a trigonometric function, the position command value being indicative of a position of... Agent: Rohm Co., Ltd.

20140355118 - Image stabilizer and electronic apparatus including the same: An image stabilizer includes a correction lens module including a correction lens and a correction lens supporting plate to which the correction lens is coupled, a plurality of drivers configured to move the correction lens module in a direction perpendicular an optical axis, each driver including a magnet member fixed... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20140355120 - Lens driving device: A lens driving device is proposed, including a cover can whose upper side surface includes an opening formed to expose a lens and whose side surface extends from the upper side surface to a base, a base that is secured to the cover can; a housing that is arranged on... Agent: Lg Innotek Co., Ltd.

20140355121 - Ultra broadband multilayer dielectric beamsplitter coating: Coatings for optical devices, such as beamsplitters, are provided. The coatings include at least one bilayer of a layer of a material having an index of refraction n1 in contact with a layer of a material having an index of refraction n2 and an uppermost layer of a material having... Agent:

20140355123 - Color improving film and method of manufacturing the same: Provided is a color improving film comprising a base layer, a high refractive light diffusion layer including an organic light diffuser on the base layer, a high refractive resin layer on the high refractive light diffusion layer, and a low refractive resin layer in which a lenticular lens pattern is... Agent: Cheil Industries Inc.

20140355124 - Color improving film and method of manufacturing the same: Provided are a color improving film and a method of manufacturing the color improving film. The color improving film includes a base layer, a high refractive light diffusion layer comprising a light diffuser, a high refractive resin layer, and a low refractive resin layer in which a lenticular lens pattern... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20140355125 - Optical film stack: Example light management films are described. In one example, an optical stack comprises a first light directing film comprising a structured major surface opposite a second major surface, the structured major surface comprising a plurality of linear structures extending along a first direction, the light directing film having an average... Agent:

20140355122 - Polyolefin volumetric diffuser: A volumetric diffuser utilizing polyolefins and light scattering particles to provide desired efficiency without hot-spots where surface texture is utilized to reduce the tendency of the polyolefin based volumetric diffuser to scratch.... Agent: Tredegar Film Products Corporation

20140355126 - Mobile electronic device cover plate comprising a thin sapphire layer: An electronic device comprising a cover plate is disclosed. The cover plate comprises one or more thin sapphire layers having a thickness of from about 50 microns to about 500 microns. Also disclosed are methods for preparing these thin sapphire layers.... Agent: Gtat Corporation

20140355127 - Projection lens and projection display apparatus: A projection lens is provided having a positive refractive power as a whole and including a correction group consisting of a plurality of lens groups that corrects field curvature by moving in an optical axis direction and changing the distance between each lens group. The conjugation length of a combined... Agent: Fujifilm Corporation

20140355128 - Liquid lens package structure: A liquid lens package structure includes a first light-transmitting element, a second light-transmitting element, a first elastic surrounding body, a second elastic surrounding body and a package unit. The first elastic surrounding body is disposed between the first and the second light-transmitting elements to form an enclosed space among the... Agent:

20140355129 - Zoom lens, imaging apparatus, and method for manufacturing zoom lens: A zoom lens including, from an object: a front group having negative power; and a rear group having positive power, the rear group including, from the object, a positive lens, a negative lens having a concave surface facing the object, a cemented positive lens constructed by a negative lens and... Agent: Nikon Corporation

20140355130 - Zoom lens and image pickup apparatus having the same: A zoom lens includes, in order from the object side, a positive first lens unit which does not move for zooming or focusing, a negative second lens unit which moves during zooming, a positive third lens unit which moves during zooming, a negative fourth lens unit which moves during zooming... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

20140355131 - Close-up optical scanning for a portable device: Embodiments provide an apparatus for allowing close-focus of a camera on a portable electronic device while sliding the device on a surface. A macro lens is selectively placed by a user adjacent to a lens of the camera. Support points maintain the macro lens at a predetermined distance from the... Agent:

20140355133 - Lens barrel: With a lens barrel, the depth of a first cam groove is substantially the same as the depth of a second cam groove. The length of a first cam protrusion in a first direction is greater than the length of the second straight portion in the first direction. The length... Agent:

20140355132 - Optical device: In an optical device, a first spring connects a first lens frame and a second lens frame for exerting a spring force thereon so that first pins of the first lens frame and second pins of the second lens frame abut a first cam groove and a second cam groove... Agent: Asia Optical International Ltd.

20140355134 - Imaging lens: A compact high-resolution imaging lens which provides a wide field of view of 80 degrees or more and corrects various aberrations properly. Designed for a solid-state image sensor, the imaging lens includes constituent lenses arranged in the following order from an object side to an image side: a first positive... Agent: Kantatsu Co., Ltd.

20140355135 - Optical image lens system: An optical image lens system includes, in order from an object side to an image side, a first lens element, a second lens element, a third lens element, a fourth lens element, a fifth lens element and a sixth lens element. The first lens element with positive refractive power has... Agent:

20140355136 - Mobile device and optical imaging lens thereof: Present embodiments provide for a mobile device and an optical imaging lens thereof. The optical imaging lens comprises five lens elements positioned sequentially from an object side to an image side. Through controlling the convex or concave shape of the surfaces and/or the refracting power of the lens elements, the... Agent: Genius Electronic Optical Co., Ltd.

20140355137 - Imaging lens: The present invention relates to an imaging lens, the imaging lens including, in an ordered way from an object side, a first lens having a positive (+) refractive power, a second lens having a negative (−) refractive power, a third lens having a positive (+) refractive power, and a fourth... Agent:

20140355138 - Lens barrel and imaging apparatus: A lens barrel includes: a barrel body; an optical element inside the barrel body; and a wiring which is inserted inside the barrel body, and at least a part of which has a three-dimensional curve shape capable of extending and contracting in a direction of an optical axis of the... Agent: Sony Corporation

20140355139 - Articulated support for mobile electronic device: An articulated support for a mobile phone, tablet, or other mobile electronic device provides an articulated arm. The articulated arm may be mounted on a floor stand or desktop stand. The device may be positioned at a point convenient to a reclining user. In alternate embodiments, the articulated arm may... Agent:

20140355141 - Lens barrel and imaging device: An object is to realize further size reduction in a lens barrel in which a barrel unit is rotatable in three axis directions. The lens barrel includes a support portion for supporting the barrel unit, a part of the support portion being fixed to an external member, an actuator including... Agent: Panasonic Corporation

20140355140 - Lens driving system and method: A lens driving system is configured for driving a lens to a focus position, and includes a control unit and a driving unit electrically connected to the control unit and coupled with the lens. The control unit acquires the focus position, calculates a main current value according to the focus... Agent: Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., Ltd.

20140355142 - Voice coil motor: A VCM actuator for a lens and driving the lens for focusing includes a fixed module, a mobile module and a spring module. The fixed module includes a case and the magnet module is disposed along the inner side of the case. The mobile module includes a lens holder and... Agent:

20140355145 - Voice coil motor: A VCM is disclosed, the motor including a stator including a first driving unit, a rotor arranged inside the stator, including a second driving unit responding to the first driving unit and mounted therein with a lens, a base fixing the stator, and an elastic member coupled to the rotor... Agent:

20140355143 - Voice coil motor and lens module: A voice coil motor (VCM) includes a fastening portion, a moving portion, a magnet assembly, a coil, an elastic sheet, and glue. The lower plate seals the fastening portion. The lower plate includes a first surface and a second surface opposite to the first surface, the lower plate defines a... Agent: Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., Ltd.

20140355144 - Voice coil motor and lens module: A voice coil motor (VCM) includes a fixing portion, a moving portion, a magnet assembly, a coil, and an elastic sheet. The fixing portion includes an upper plate and a sidewall extending from edges of the upper plate. The moving portion is received in the fixing portion, and includes a... Agent: Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., Ltd.

20140355146 - Laser energy source device: A device and method for providing a laser system utilizing high efficiency lasers emitters and optionally the high quality beam characteristics of a crystal gain medium single mode laser for emitting beamlets and utilizing an optical and mechanical method of forming the beam and directing it to the desired target... Agent:

11/27/2014 > 47 patent applications in 44 patent subcategories.

20140347713 - Image reading device: An image reading device having a conveying unit for conveying an irradiated member that has a hologram area in a conveying direction; a first light source for applying light to an irradiated part in the hologram area; and a second light source separated from the first light source along the... Agent: Mitsubishi Electric Corporation

20140347714 - Apparatus and method for generating wide-angle coherent light and display apparatus using wide-angle coherent light: A method and apparatus for generating coherent light, and a display apparatus using coherent light are provided. A wide-angle coherent light generation apparatus may focus parallel light onto a focal point, and may generate coherent light at a wide angle, using an optical device.... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20140347715 - Illuminating method using coherent light source: A laser beam (L50) generated by a laser light source (50) is reflected by a light beam scanning device (60), and irradiated onto a hologram recording medium (45). On the hologram recording medium (45), an image (35) of a scatter plate is recorded as a hologram by using reference light... Agent: Dai Nippon Printing Co., Ltd.

20140347716 - Ink for electrowetting device and electrowetting device using the same: The present invention relates to an ink for an electrowetting element comprising colorant particles and a solvent, wherein the colorant particles have a specific gravity of 2 or less and an average particle diameter of 20 to 300 nm, and wherein the content of the colorant particles in the ink... Agent:

20140347718 - Electro-optic displays: The invention provides an electrophoretic medium comprising at least two types of particles having substantially the same electrophoretic mobility but differing colors. The invention also provides article of manufacture comprising a layer of a solid electro-optic medium, a first adhesive layer on one surface of the electro-optic medium, a release... Agent:

20140347717 - Electrophoretic display panel and manufacturing method thereof: An electrophoretic display panel includes a driving substrate and an electrophoretic display substrate. The driving substrate includes a first base material, driving electrode patterns, conductive lines, and a shielding layer. The first base material has a first configuration region and a second configuration region. The driving electrode patterns are located... Agent:

20140347719 - System and method for synchronizing light pulses at a selected location.: A system (100) for spatially addressing the synchronization of two light pulses (118, 120) having a respective wavelength. The system (100) includes two light sources (110, 114), each one generating one of the light pulses (118, 120) in response to receiving a respective source trigger. The light pulses (118, 120)... Agent:

20140347720 - Multimode optical amplifier as a receiver pre-amplifier for free-space optical communications: In the method for processing a signal light from free-space by amplifying said signal for free-space optical communications. wherein the improvement includes the steps of (a) pre-amplifying said signal light with low noise; and (b) coupling said signal light into a multimode filter which reduces coupling hisses compared to single... Agent:

20140347721 - Projection lens for euv microlithography, film element and method for producing a projection lens comprising a film element: A film element of an EUV-transmitting wavefront correction device is arranged in a beam path and includes a first layer of first layer material having a first complex refractive index n1=(1−δ1)+iβ1, with a first optical layer thickness, which varies locally over the used region in accordance with a first layer... Agent:

20140347722 - Solar-control glazing unit: f

20140347723 - Three dimensional stimulated emission depletion microscopy: A STED microscope for producing a 3D image. The microscope has an excitation laser source for providing an excitation laser beam and a depletion laser source for providing stimulated emission depletion laser beam. The excitation beam is capable of exciting fluorescent markers in a sample placed in the sample region... Agent:

20140347724 - Projection system having a physical mask: A projection system includes a projection screen defining a shape and a projector configured to project an image onto the projection screen. The projector may project a static or dynamic image that has substantially the same shape as the projection screen or otherwise block portions of the projected image that... Agent: 3m Innovative Properties Company

20140347725 - Image display device and optical device: Provided is an image display device including: a display unit where the display elements are arranged in a matrix shape; a lens unit which is configured by arranging a plurality of lenses along an inclined row display element group including a plurality of display elements which are consecutively disposed in... Agent:

20140347726 - Selective hybrid-type 3d image viewing device and display method using same: A selective hybrid-type three-dimensional (3D) image viewing device and a display method using the same are disclosed. The selective hybrid-type 3D image viewing device includes a first left and right image separation module, a second left and right image separation module, and a mechanical unit. The first left and right... Agent: Electronics And Telecommunications Research Institute

20140347727 - Optical film with adhesive layer, and image display device: A pressure-sensitive adhesive layer-attached optical film of the present invention comprises an optical film; and a pressure-sensitive adhesive layer and made from an ammonia-containing water-dispersible pressure-sensitive adhesive, wherein the pressure-sensitive adhesive layer has an ammonia content of 10 to 500 μg per 1 g of the pressure-sensitive adhesive layer, and... Agent: Nitto Denko Corporation

20140347728 - Optical member and display device including the optical member: An optical member includes a polarization film configured to polarize light. The optical member may further include a sealing member that overlaps the polarization film. The optical member may further include a retardation film disposed between the polarization film and the sealing member and configured to cause phase retardation. The... Agent: Samsung Display Co., Ltd.

20140347729 - Zoom lens barrel assembly and electronic apparatus including the same: A zoom lens barrel assembly includes a first barrel, a second barrel, a lens barrier, and a transparent member. The first barrel supports at least one lens. The second barrel surrounds at least a portion of an outer surface of the first barrel, and supports the first barrel to protrude... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co.,ltd.

20140347730 - Unit for image display device having adhesive layer, and image display device using the unit: This invention provides a unit for an image display device in which an optical film laminate and a panel for an image display device are laminated with an adhesive layer therebetween. The optical film laminate contains a polarizer and a polarizer protection functional layer laminated to only one surface of... Agent: Nitto Denko Corporation

20140347731 - Method and system for retroreflective cooling: An apparatus for inhibiting heating of an enclosure is disclosed. The apparatus comprises a covering configured to shade at least a portion of a surface of the enclosure and includes a plurality of retroreflective elements. The plurality of retroreflective elements are configured to retroreflect electromagnetic beams primarily at wavelength in... Agent: The Boeing Company

20140347732 - Diffractive optics element, method for manufacturing diffractive optics element, and electronic device: A diffractive optics element includes a substrate configured of a sapphire substrate and a diffractive optics structure, provided on the substrate, that forms an image when a laser beam is incident thereon. The diffractive optics structure has a diffractive optics portion, and the diffractive optics portion has a base material... Agent: Seiko Epson Corporation

20140347733 - Systems and methods of aberration correction in optical systems: Described herein is a diffraction grating (1) for use in an optical system. The diffraction grating includes a substrate (2) and an array of elongate diffracting elements (3) arranged in a grating profile across the substrate. The grating profile imparts a predefined phase change to optical beams to at least... Agent: Finisar Corporation

20140347734 - Light extraction substrate of organic el lighting: A first layer which has a surface including a diffraction grating part having a plurality of fine concavities and convexities and a second layer which is embedded in the diffraction grating part with no space therebetween are formed on a transparent substrate. A recess part having a fixed width is... Agent: Panasonic Corporation

20140347735 - Etalon and method for producing etalon: The etalon has a first light transmission body which causes a positive change in a light path length with respect to a temperature increase change, a second light transmission body which causes a negative change in a light path length with respect to a temperature increase change, a first reflection... Agent: Kyocera Crystal Device Corporation

20140347736 - Systems and methods for aligning a near-eye display device: A near-eye display system includes (a) a near-eye display device, having a display and capable of providing, to a pupil of a user, an image from the display superimposed on an ambient scene, and (b) a fixture for coupling the near-eye display device to a holder mounted to the user,... Agent: Omnivision Technologies, Inc.

20140347737 - Method of widening of angular field of view of collimating optical systems: Method of horizontal widening of angular field of view of collimating optical system using several unified ax symmetric collimating optical systems spaced out horizontally with angular fields of view of rectangular shape with their boundaries oriented horizontally and vertically and their axes are turned horizontally relative to each other so... Agent:

20140347738 - Plastic lens: A plastic lens includes a first surface and a second surface. The second surface is opposite to the first surface. At least one of the first surface and the second surface includes an optically effective portion and an outer portion. The outer portion surrounds the optically effective portion. The outer... Agent:

20140347739 - Eyepiece lens and display unit: where h is a height of the image at a horizontal end, ω is a half angle of view in a horizontal direction, E is a distance from an eye point to the first lens, the distance being an eye relief, and L is a distance from the eye point... Agent: Sony Corporation

20140347740 - Optical system for projection and projection-type display apparatus: In an optical system for projection that is telecentric on a reduction side, a correction lens group substantially consisting of a part of lens groups in the optical system for projection is configured to move in the direction of an optical axis to correct a shift in a focal position... Agent:

20140347741 - Fabrication of liquid lens arrays: A method of fabricating a liquid lens array creates an array of through holes of axisymmetric cross-section through a central plate, forms conductive traces on the side walls of each of the through holes and on a portion of the top and bottom surfaces of the central plate contiguous with... Agent:

20140347742 - Lens barrel: A lens barrel includes: a lens holder which holds a lens group and includes a cam follower; a rotating cylinder including on a circumferential surface thereof a cam groove; a guide member to which the rotating cylinder is rotatably provided, which guides the lens holder to move in an optical... Agent:

20140347743 - Photographic wide-angle lens system with internal focusing: A photographic wide-angle lens system with internal focusing has a front array (II) of negative refractive power that is rigid within itself and fixed on the object-side, a rear array (III) of positive refractive power that is rigid within itself and fixed on the image side of an aperture diaphragm... Agent: Jos. Schneider Optische Werke Gmbh

20140347744 - Lens and laser processing apparatus equipped with the lens: A member having an arbitrary shape having a closed curve can be easily subjected to laser processing within a short time. A lens and a laser processing apparatus equipped with the lens are for cutting a material to be cut into a member having an arbitrary shape having a closed... Agent: V-technology Co., Ltd.

20140347745 - Imaging lens and imaging apparatus equipped with the imaging lens: The distance along the optical axis from the surface of a first lens toward the object side to an image formation plane is 10 mm or less in an imaging lens. The imaging lens is constituted by: the first lens having a positive refractive power and a convex surface toward... Agent:

20140347746 - Mobile device and optical imaging lens thereof: Present embodiments provide for a mobile device and an optical imaging lens thereof. The optical imaging lens comprises five lens elements positioned in an order from an object side to an image side. Through controlling the convex or concave shape of the surfaces of the lens elements to allow the... Agent: Genius Electronics Optical Co., Ltd.

20140347747 - Method for manufacturing passive optical components, and devices comprising the same: A device comprises at least one optics member (O) comprising at least one transparent portion (t) and at least one blocking portion (b). The at least one transparent portion (t) is made of one or more materials substantially transparent for light of at least a specific spectral range, referred to... Agent: Heptagon Micro Optics Pte. Ltd.

20140347748 - Optical arrangements for use with an array camera: A variety of optical arrangements and methods of modifying or enhancing the optical characteristics and functionality of these optical arrangements are provided. The optical arrangements being specifically designed to operate with camera arrays that incorporate an imaging device that is formed of a plurality of imagers that each include a... Agent: Pelican Imaging Corporation

20140347749 - Imaging lens and imaging apparatus: The imaging lens substantially consists of a first lens group, an aperture stop, a positive second lens group which is a focusing group, and a third lens group in this order from the object side. The first lens group substantially consists of a positive first sub lens group composed of... Agent:

20140347750 - Centering method, centering apparatus, and lens positioning unit: A centering method for holding a lens, which has been molded using a molding die, between a pair of holders of a bell clamp system, and centering the outer circumference of the lens, this method including: a first step of using a planar part of the lens, formed using a... Agent:

20140347752 - Composite molded lens and method for producing the same: In a composite molded lens, a press-formed lens body is integral with an injection-molded lens frame. The lens body has a lens portion and a flange portion surrounding the lens portion. Eight projections are radially formed on a top surface of the flange portion. The height of the projection increases... Agent:

20140347751 - Sight: A sight includes a cylinder, a first lens, a first lens seat, and at least one first elastic member. The first lens is disposed in the cylinder. The first lens seat carrying the first lens is disposed in the cylinder. The first elastic member is disposed between an outer surface... Agent: Sintai Optical (shenzhen) Co., Ltd.

20140347753 - Lead screw device, lens driver, lens barrel, and camera using the lead screw device: A lead screw device includes a lead screw including a thread portion, and a driven body which engages with the thread portion, and moves in an axis direction of the lead screw along with rotation of the lead screw about an axis, the driven body including a pair of driven... Agent: Ricoh Imaging Company, Ltd.

20140347754 - Adjusting assembly for a lens of a camera: An adjusting assembly for a lens of a camera has a hollow housing with a mounting portion, at least one driving ring mounted around the lens, at least one turning rod mounted through the mounting portion and engaging with the at least one driving ring, and at least one limiting... Agent: Hunt Electronic Co., Ltd.

20140347755 - Folding rearview mirror for motor vehicles: A base member fixed to a vehicle, a housing with a rearview mirror, a motor component to rotate the rearview housing relative to the base, two sets of ramps independent of each other, capable of sliding on corresponding fixed ramps of the base element and first and second resilient elements.... Agent: Fico Mirrors, S.a.

20140347757 - Concentrating solar power with glasshouses: A protective transparent enclosure (such as a glasshouse or a greenhouse) encloses a concentrated solar power system (e.g. a thermal and/or a photovoltaic system). The concentrated solar power system includes one or more solar concentrators and one or more solar receivers. Thermal power is provided to an industrial process, electrical... Agent: Glasspoint Solar, Inc.

20140347756 - Suspended solar field: A method for erecting a solar field includes inserting piles into the ground in a predefined pattern covering an area of the solar field, and deploying rails between the piles. Elements of an array of solar collectors are transported along the rails to respective deployment locations in the solar field.... Agent: Brenmiller Energy Consulting Ltd.

20140347758 - Solar trough mirror frame, rolling rib, roller, cleaning apparatus and method: A support system for holding solar mirrors of a solar trough system includes a frame for supporting the mirrors. The system includes a rib attached to the frame. The system includes at least a first roller engaged with the rib along which the rib moves as the frame moves. A... Agent: Werner Extrusion Solutions LLC

20140347759 - Color filter: A color filter including a substrate, a plurality of single film filter units and a plurality of multi-film filter units is provided. The substrate has a first region and a second region. The single-film filter units are respectively disposed on the substrate and within the first region. The multi-film filter... Agent:

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