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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. 05/16/2013 > 54 patent applications in 46 patent subcategories.
20130120813 - Holography: An iterative algorithm for hologram design with multiple output image planes arranged in close proximity to create continuous patterns within an imaging volume is disclosed. These may then be used for photolithography on 3D surfaces, or for generation of holograms for use in consumer devices.... Agent:
20130120814 - Hologram replicating method and hologram replicating apparatus: A hologram master having a hologram image recorded thereon is brought into intimate contact with a surface of a hologram recording medium containing a photosensitive material directly or via a refractive index adjuster. The hologram image is made to have continuous parallax in at least a first direction with a... Agent: Sony Corporation
20130120815 - Volume hologram replicator for transmission type gratings: A holographic replicator configured to mass-manufacture volumetric transmission holograms and including an imaging tank having a holographic master plate opposing a pneumatic absorber. When a segment of a recording film, moveable with respect to the master plate, is placed between the master plate and the pneumatic absorber, the pneumatic absorber... Agent: Prism Solar Technologies Incorporated
20130120816 - Thin flat type convergence lens: The present disclosure relates to a thin flat type convergence lens. The present disclosure suggests a thin flat type convergence lens including: a transparent substrate; and a film lens including a transparent film attached on one side of the transparent substrate and an interference fringe pattern written on the transparent... Agent: Lg Display Co., Ltd.
20130120817 - Spatial light modulating panel using transmittive liquid crystal display panel and 3d display device using the same: The present disclosure relates to a spatial light modulating panel using a transitive liquid crystal display panel and a three-dimensional display device using the same. The present disclosure suggests a spatial light modulator comprising: a plurality of pixels arrayed in a matrix manner; and a liquid crystal layer configured to... Agent: Lg Display Co., Ltd.
20130120818 - Optical scanning apparatus: The optical scanning apparatus including a light source unit having plurality laser light sources for emitting laser light and one lens in which the laser light emitted from the plurality laser light sources is transmitted, a deflect device that deflects and scans the laser light on an image bearing member,... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20130120819 - Scanning projector with non-rectangular display: A scanning beam projection system includes a scanning mirror having a fast-scan axis and a slow-scan axis. Movement on the fast-scan axis is controlled by a fast-scan scanning mirror control system. The control system receives position information describing angular displacement of the mirror. A fast-scan drive signal is generated that... Agent: Microvision, Inc.
20130120820 - Beam control apparatus for an illumination beam and metrology system comprising an optical system containing such a beam control apparatus: A beam control apparatus for an illumination beam includes an imaging illumination optical unit assembly for imaging an intermediate focus of the illumination beam onto an object field to be illuminated. A control component that influences a beam path of the illumination beam is displaceable in at least one degree... Agent: Carl Zeiss Smt Gmbh
20130120821 - Complimentary polymer electrochromic device: A complimentary polymer or “dual-polymer” electrochromic device and methods of preparing the same are provided.... Agent: Ashwin-ushas Corporation, Inc.
20130120822 - 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: Gentex Corporation
20130120823 - Lens module with infrared absorbing filter: A lens module includes an infrared absorbing filter. The infrared absorbing filter includes an electrochromic substrate. The electrochromic substrate changes from colorlessness to blue when a preset voltage is applied on the electrochromic substrate. The electrochromic substrate is configured for absorbing the infrared constituent of incoming light rays when the... Agent: Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., Ltd.
20130120824 - Reflection type variable optical attenuator: An input/output port, a birefringent element, variable polarization rotator, and a reflector are arranged along an optical axis in the order named. The variable polarization rotator includes permanent magnets for applying a fixed magnetic field to a Faraday rotator in an in-plane direction to magnetically saturate the Faraday rotator and... Agent: Fdk Corporation
20130120825 - Heads-up display system utilizing controlled reflections from a dashboard surface: A heads-up display system is configured for use in a vehicle. The system includes a standard vehicle window (i.e. no special coatings), an image projector, and a vehicle dashboard equipped with a faceted reflective surface. The image projector is configured to project an image onto the faceted reflective surface. The... Agent: Delphi Technologies, Inc.
20130120826 - In-band signaling in optical cross-connect switch using frequency modulation: In a multiple-axis free-space-coupled single-mode fiber-optic transmission system, such as an optical cross-connect switch, a method and apparatus are provided for the closed loop attenuation of optical beam power signals employed to align and cause dithering via MEMS mirrors which are manipulated to impose on the optical beam frequency modulation... Agent: Glimmerglass Networks, Inc.
20130120827 - Optical element array, method of forming optical element array, display device and electronic apparatus: An optical element array includes a first substrate and a second substrate facing each other, a plurality of first walls which is provided upright on an inner surface facing the second substrate of the first substrate, a first electrode and a second electrode which are respectively provided on facing wall... Agent: Sony Corporation
20130120828 - Electrophoresis display device, method for manufacturing electrophoresis display device, and method for manufacturing base material provided with adhesive layer: The method for manufacturing an electrophoresis display device suppresses deterioration of adhesion between the upper surface of a structure and a counter electrode substrate and improving durability. The method includes: forming a plurality of cells on a first electrode substrate, each of the cells being composed of an insulating structure;... Agent: Mitsubishi Pencil Co., Ltd.
20130120829 - High speed solid state optical switching system using bicontinuous structures: A bicontinuous optical switching structure includes a predetermined number of tunnels coated with a reflective material or a very smooth. The tunnels provide pathways from one side of bicontinuous optical switching structure to another. Each tunnel represents an entry point having a multitude of entry angles. Since the angle of... Agent: Technology Innovations, LLC
20130120830 - Low noise photo-parametric solid state amplifier: A solid state detection system includes a degenerate photo-parametric amplifier (PPA), wherein the PPA comprises a photo diode, and a periodically pulsed light source, wherein the photo-parametric amplifier (PPA) is synchronized to the pulsed light source with a phase locked loop that generates a pump waveform for the PPA at... Agent:
20130120831 - Optical amplifiers: An optical amplifier system is provided which comprises first and second optical amplifiers (1, 2) for amplifying optical signals in a fibre optic communications link and a common pump (3) for optically pumping both the first amplifier (1) and the second amplifier (2) to effect such amplification. There is also... Agent: Oclaro Technology Limited
20130120832 - Infrared optical lens system: An infrared optical lens system including: a first lens which comprises a crystalline material; and a second lens which comprises an amorphous material and is formed by using molding processing, wherein a refractive index of the first lens is greater than that of the second lens, and the first lens... Agent: Samsung Techwin Co., Ltd.
20130120833 - Microscope system: A microscope system includes a microscope body having a base portion forming a foundation, an arm portion extending substantially parallel to a bottom surface of the base portion, and a frame portion connecting ends of the base portion and the arm portion, having substantially a C shape in side view... Agent: Olympus Corporation
20130120834 - Microscope system: A microscope system includes a stage on which a specimen is placed; an objective lens configured to condense at least observation light from the specimen on the stage; a transmitted illumination optical system configured to irradiate the specimen with transmitted illumination light ejected from a light source, which is illumination... Agent: Olympus Corporation
20130120835 - Screen and method for manufacturing screen: A screen can advance light from a projector to the front efficiently with an appropriate angle distribution, and provides a high-luminance high contrast image inexpensively and easily. The screen includes a concave-convex screen base which reflects projected light and performs display. A metal reflection film is formed by transfer from... Agent: Seiko Epson Corporation
20130120836 - Diopter lens: An embodiment in accordance with the invention relates to a set of stereoscopic glasses comprising no-diopter stereoscopic lenses and at least one diopter lens component. An embodiment in accordance with the invention also relates to a lens component used in the stereoscopic glasses. The stereoscopic glasses of an embodiment in... Agent: Nvidia Corporation
20130120837 - Optical beam deflection arrangement and multi-view display having the same: There is disclosed an optical beam deflection arrangement which may be used in an autostereoscopic display device. The arrangement comprises a substrate; a first layer, for example formed of an optically isotropic solid and having a curved surface facing towards the substrate; and a second layer, for example formed of... Agent: Koninklijke Philips Electronics N.v.
20130120839 - Cellulose acylate film, protective film for polarizing plate, polarizing plate, and liquid crystal display device: There is provided a cellulose acylate film, containing a hindered amin-based compound, wherein the hindered amine-based compound is contained in an amount of 0.001% by mass to 5% by mass based on cellulose acylate, a minimum value of Knoop hardness is 170 N/mm2 to 220 N/mm2, and the Knoop hardness... Agent: Fujifilm Corporation
20130120838 - Hard coating film, composition for hard coating film, polarizing plate including the same, and liquid crystal display including the same: A hard coating film may include a cured product of a polyester polyol modified hyperbranched (meth)acrylate represented by Formula 1:... Agent:
20130120840 - Spectroscopic polarimeter: A spectroscopic polarimeter and methods of manufacturing the same are provided. The spectroscopic polarimeter is described as being fabricated by etching or patterning grooves into a substrate with a centrally smooth area, laying down an opaque thin layer of metal, etching out a central cavity from the metal, laying down... Agent: Colorado School Of Mines
20130120841 - Optical pattern projection: Optical apparatus includes first and second diffractive optical elements (DOEs) arranged in series to diffract an input beam of radiation. The first DOE is configured to apply to the input beam a pattern with a specified divergence angle, while the second DOE is configured to split the input beam into... Agent: Primesense Ltd.
20130120842 - Glass substrate with interference colouration for a facing panel: The invention relates to a glass substrate with interference colouration for a facing panel, comprising a glass sheet covered on one of the faces thereof by a stack of coatings including successively at least: a first transparent coating made from a dielectric material having an optical thickness at least greater... Agent: Agc Glass Europe
20130120843 - Optical bandpass filter system, in particular for multichannel spectral-selective measurements: The present invention relates to an optical bandpass filter system that has at least one combination of a bandpass filter that provides a first nanostructured metallic layer (4) and a bandstop filter comprising a second nanostructured metallic layer (7), which are arranged one behind the other, and the layer thicknesses... Agent: Fraunhofer-gesellschaft Zur Foerderung Der Angewandten Forschung E.v.
20130120844 - Concentrating daylight collector: The disclosure generally relates to concentrating daylight collectors, and in particular to concentrating daylight collectors useful for interior lighting of a building. The concentrating daylight collectors generally include a plurality of moveable reflective vanes and a Cassegrain-type concentrator section.... Agent: 3m Innovative Properties Company
20130120845 - Device for protection of a multibeam optical instrument: A protection device for an optical instrument of a satellite including a body on which the optical instrument is mounted, the optical instrument including a central mirror and peripheral mirrors reflecting light towards the central mirror, said protection device having a folded position and a deployed position, includes a plurality... Agent: Thales
20130120846 - Methods for reducing diffuse reflection of nanostructure-based transparent conductive films and touch panels made of the same: The present disclosure relates to optical stacks having nanostructure-based transparent conductive films and low diffuse reflection. Also described are display devices that incorporate the optical stacks.... Agent: Cambrios Technologies Corporation
20130120847 - Discontinuous or variable thickness gain modification coating for projection film and method for making same: The present invention relates to projection films and methods of making the same. In particular, the present invention relates to a projection film whereby the microspheres exhibit improved alignment on the light exit surface and have alignment on the light entrance surface that varies according to the individual microsphere diameter.... Agent: Avery Dennison Corporation
20130120848 - Image enhancement for three-dimensional displays: A three-dimensional (3D) display apparatus includes an image generation subsystem (IGS) for generating at least one two-dimensional (2D) image and providing filtered rays derived from the at least one 2D image to an optical element for modulating the filtered rays and producing a 3D image, wherein the filtered rays comprise... Agent: Parellel Consulting Limited Liability Company
20130120849 - Optical phase space combiner: An optical component called the Phase Space Combiner (PSC) is designed to join several bundles of rays. The bundles of rays, when represented in ray phase-space, occupy non-connected regions before passing through the PSC, while their representation in ray phase space occupies a single simply connected region (without holes) after... Agent: Light Prescriptions Innovators, LLC
20130120850 - Heads-up display system: A heads-up display system suitable for use in a vehicle. The system includes a projector configured to project a projected image. A faceted reflector is included to overlay a dashboard area of the vehicle and define an array of reflective facets. Each facet is configured to reflect cooperatively a portion... Agent: Delphi Technologies, Inc.
20130120851 - Color separating optical system and image pickup apparatus including the same: A color separating optical system includes a first prism including a second surface for separating an beam into reflected and transmitted beams; and a second prism including a third surface disposed to have an air gap interposed between the third and second surfaces and a fourth surface for separating a... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20130120852 - Zoom lens: A zoom lens includes, from the object side, a first lens unit having a positive refractive power, a second lens unit having a negative refractive power, and a subsequent lens unit. The first lens unit includes an optical element composed of an anomalous dispersion optical material, a positive lens, and... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20130120853 - Zoom lens and image pickup apparatus including the same: Provided is a zoom lens comprising, in order from an object side to an image side, a first lens unit having positive refracting power; a second lens unit having negative refracting power; a third lens unit having positive refracting power; a fourth lens unit having negative refracting power; and a... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20130120854 - Zoom lens system, optical device with the zoom lens system, and method of manufacturing the zoom lens system: A zoom lens system has a front lens group and a rear lens group along the optical axis and in order from the object side. The rear lens group has a first lens unit having a positive refracting power, a second lens unit having a negative refracting power, and a... Agent: Nikon Corporation
20130120855 - Piezoelectric driving module for lens: A piezoelectric driving module for lens, which defines a photographic optical axis and includes a housing, a driven object (e.g., a lens module), a piezo member, and a rubbing element. The piezo member and the rubbing element are provided in the housing and located on two lateral sides of the... Agent:
20130120856 - Lens barrel: A lens barrel includes a zoom optical system in which a focal distance is changeable; a first group frame moving together with the first lens group; and first and second cam mechanisms transmitting drive force to the first group frame. In a zoom region, each of a first group cam... Agent: Panasonic Corporation
20130120857 - Lens barrel: A lens barrel capable of distributing, upon receipt of the impact of, e.g., dropping, a torque load so as not to concentrate on a particular linear movement key and groove for linearly moving a barrel member, thereby suppressing occurrence of a failure. The lens barrel has a fixed barrel (8)... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20130120858 - Image capture lens: l
20130120859 - Optical lens system for image taking: An optical lens system for image taking includes, in order from an object side to an image side, a first lens element with negative refractive power having a concave object-side surface and a concave image-side surface, a second lens element with positive refractive power having a convex image-side surface, and... Agent: Largan Precision Co., Ltd
20130120862 - Barrel unit and image pickup apparatus: A barrel unit includes a barrel, a holding member configured to hold an optical element, a cylindrical member configured to support the barrel and the holding member, and a driving unit configured to generate a thrust by electrifying in a magnetic field formed by a magnet and a yoke a... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20130120860 - Optical element driving apparatus and optical apparatus: The optical element driving apparatus includes a voice coil motor moving an optical element in a first direction, and a magnetic sensor detecting a position of the optical element. A yoke of the motor includes a first yoke portion having a magnet attaching surface to which the magnet is attached... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20130120861 - 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: Lg Innotek Co., Ltd.
20130120863 - Substrates for mirrors for euv lithography and their production: For the production of mirrors for EUV lithography, substrates are suggested having a mean relative thermal longitudinal expansion of no more than 10 ppb across a temperature difference ΔT of 15° C. and a zero-crossing temperature in the range between 20° C. and 40° C. For this purpose, at least... Agent: Carl Zeiss Smt Gmbh
20130120864 - Overhead console of vehicle: An overhead console apparatus of a vehicle may include a housing provided in a front portion of an indoor ceiling of the vehicle and having a downwardly open accommodation portion formed therein, a glass case accommodated in the accommodation portion and rotatably coupled to the housing around a rotating shaft... Agent: Hyundai Motor Company
20130120865 - Vehicle mirror device: In a vehicle door mirror device, when a fitting recess portion and a fitting protrusion portion fit, a gap is formed between an orthogonal face and an opposing face due to a fitting recess portion and a fitting protrusion portion contacting along case rotating direction. Accordingly, even when the fitting... Agent: Kabushiki Kaisha Tokai-rika-denki-seisakusho
20130120866 - Mounting structure for the vehicle auxiliary mirror: The present invention provides a mounting structure for the vehicle auxiliary mirror, including an attachment plate enabling said auxiliary mirror to be attached to the rear-view mirror, at least one first hook configured on the edge of said attachment plate corresponding to the mirror frame opening of the rear-view mirror... Agent:05/09/2013 > 40 patent applications in 33 patent subcategories.
20130114119 - Hologram and device comprising a hologram: A hologram comprises a holographic layer stack including a holographic layer, holographic structures being formed in the holographic layer, and a functional layer, wherein the functional layer is configured to change its optical properties when being exposed to an environmental influence, wherein the holographic layer and the functional layer are... Agent: Sony Dadc Austria Ag
20130114120 - Microelectrofluidic device and method of driving the same: A microelectrofluidic device includes: a chamber; a first fluid and a second fluid which are contained in the chamber and are not mixable with each other; and a first electrode group including a plurality of electrodes that are disposed on an inner side of the chamber, and to which a... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
20130114121 - Matching layer thin-films for an electromechanical systems reflective display device: This disclosure provides systems, methods and apparatus for an electromechanical systems reflective display device. In one aspect, an electromechanical systems display device includes a reflective layer and an absorber layer. The absorber layer is spaced apart from the reflective layer to define a cavity between the absorber layer and the... Agent: Qualcomm Mems Technologies, Inc.
20130114122 - Optically variable devices, their production and use: Security documents often incorporate optically variable devices to prevent or hinder counterfeiters. Disclosed herein are layered optically variable devices such as colour-shift foils that employ a piezoelectric layer, and methods for their production and use. Such devices afford new techniques for a user of a security document to check quickly... Agent: Fortress Optical Features Ltd.
20130114123 - Multiple-linear-array mems display chips: Single-chip, multiple-linear-array MEMS form the basis for high-resolution, high-frame-rate video displays.... Agent: Alces Technology, Inc.
20130114125 - Multi-color electrophoretic display device, image sheet, and manufacturing method thereof: A multi-color electrophoretic display (EPD) device, an image sheet, and a method of fabricating the same. The multi-color EPD device includes: a plurality of unit color pixels; and a plurality of color capsules, each comprising color capsule shell which stores a dielectric fluid and at least one type of electrophoretic... Agent:
20130114126 - Multi-color electrophoretic display device, image sheet, and manufacturing method thereof: A multi-color electrophoretic display (EPD) device, an image sheet, and a method of manufacturing the same. The method of manufacturing the multi-color EPD device includes: forming capsules including photosensitive color-developing capsule shells each of which stores a dielectric fluid and at least one type of electrophoretic particles dispersed in the... Agent:
20130114124 - Passive multiplexing extension for electronic paper displays: A single-segment drive scheme for an electronic paper display (EPD) is replaced by a multiplexed drive scheme that reduces the number of driver pins to the number of display segments per digit or alphanumeric character plus one input/output (I/O) line per digit or alphanumeric character. In accordance with the invention,... Agent: Nxp B.v.
20130114127 - Sub-pixel structure and pixel structure of color electrophoretic display: A sub-pixel structure of color electrophoretic display includes a driving unit, a display unit and a transparent electrode, wherein the display unit is disposed on the driving unit and the transparent electrode is disposed on the display unit. The display unit includes a plurality of first charged particles and a... Agent: E Ink Holdings Inc.
20130114128 - Multifocal lens with a diffractive optical power region: A lens system is presented having a diffractive optical power region. The diffractive optical power region has a plurality of concentric surface relief diffractive structures. A greater portion of light incident on a diffractive structure near the center point contributes to the optical power than light incident on a diffractive... Agent: Pixeloptics, Inc. (027497)
20130114129 - Large core area single mode optical fiber: A single-mode optical fiber for guiding an optical signal, wherein the core region is capable of guiding an optical signal in a fundamental core mode at an optical signal wavelength. A cladding region is arranged to surround the core region and includes an inner cladding region and an outer cladding... Agent: Nkt Photonics A/s
20130114130 - Optical fiber amplifier array: Devices and techniques are disclosed for amplifying a plurality of optical signals using a single pump laser coupled to a set of optical splitters arranged in a binary tree configuration for powering a plurality of fiber optical amplifying path circuits (FOAP circuits) each configured to amplify one of the plurality... Agent:
20130114132 - Method for manufacturing near-infrared reflective film and near-infrared reflective body provided with same: Disclosed is a method for manufacturing a near-infrared reflective body in which a near-infrared reflective film is manufactured that has excellent manufacturing cost performance, is capable of being employed over a large area, and has excellent application stability and resistance to refractive index unevenness in the surface. A method for... Agent: Konica Minolta Holdings, Inc.
20130114131 - Near-infrared reflective film and near-infrared reflector provided with same: The present invention provides a near-infrared reflective film and a near-infrared reflector provided with the same, which provide excellent manufacturing cost performance, can be used over large areas, exhibit excellent flexibility, and have high visible light transmittance. The near-infrared reflector is characterized in that, in an infrared film in which... Agent: Konica Minolta Holdings, Inc.
20130114133 - Thin films for energy efficient transparent electromagnetic shields: e
20130114134 - Display device and electronic apparatus: A display device includes: a display section including a plurality of pixels, the display section displaying a plurality of perspective images; and a plurality of separating sections each tilted in a first oblique direction, and each separating the perspective images displayed on the display section into different directions. Each of... Agent: Sony Corporation
20130114135 - Method of displaying 3d image: A method of displaying a 3D image is provided, which mainly proposes a real-time detection method of a viewing position, an optimum alignment method of a viewing position and a view, a dynamic multi-view 3D image combination method, and a design method of a static parallax barrier device, to eliminate... Agent: Unique Instruments Co. Ltd
20130114136 - Phase difference film layered body used in stereoscopic image device: A phase difference film stacked body having a lengthy shape, including a first phase difference film that has a uniform phase difference within a plane, and a second phase difference film that includes a plurality of regions that are patterned within a plane, the plurality of regions having different phase... Agent: Zeon Corporation
20130114137 - Polarizer having enhanced photodurability and method for preparing the same: A polarizer includes boric acid, potassium iodide, and a zinc salt. The zinc salt has a concentration gradient in which the concentration of the zinc salt gradually decreases from a surface of the polarizer to an interior thereof... Agent:
20130114138 - Optical isolator, shutter, variable optical attenuator and modulator device and method: An integrated optical device functioning as optical isolator, shutter, variable optical attenuator, and modulator is disclosed. The device employs a Pockels cell for dynamically rotating with nanosecond speed the polarization state of incident light for attenuation and modulation. The invention provides a compact, high performance and reliable device without moving... Agent:
20130114139 - Method of producing roll of laminate strip with polarizing film: A method of producing a roll of an optical film laminate strip including a polarizing film includes the steps of: forming a continuous web of optical film laminate including a polarizing film which consists of a polyvinyl alcohol type resin layer and has a thickness of 10 μm or less,... Agent: Nitto Denko Corporation
20130114140 - Polarization converter of bidirectional cylindrical symmetry and cartesian-cylindrical polarization conversion method: A bidirectional Cartesian-cylindrical converter system and method for converting the spatial distribution of polarization states include a radial polarization converter capable of receiving a linearly polarized, spatially uniform, polarization distribution beam in order to convert it into a beam having a radial or azimuthal distribution of polarization states about an... Agent: Horiba Jobin Yvon Sas
20130114141 - Optical dome bezel: Techniques and architecture are disclosed for implementing an optical dome bezel to interface an optical dome/window and a housing of differing coefficients of thermal expansion (CTEs), In some embodiments, the bezel may comprise a material (e.g., Ti-6Al-4V) that is CTE-matched to the optical dome material (e.g., silicon, germanium, sapphire, ALON),... Agent: Bae Systems Information And Electronics Systems Integrations Inc.
20130114143 - Multi-layer sealing films: The present application generally relates to multi-layer sealing films, methods of making such films, materials for inclusion in such films, retroreflective sheeting and articles including such films, and methods of making retroreflective sheeting and articles including such films. The multi-layer sealing film may include two or more layers. One exemplary... Agent: 3m Innovative Properties Company
20130114142 - Retroreflective articles including optically active areas and optically inactive areas: This disclosure generally relates to retroreflective articles and methods of making such articles.... Agent: 3m Innovative Properties Company
20130114144 - Zoom lens and photographing apparatus including the same: A zoom lens and a photographing apparatus including the same. The zoom lens includes, in an order from an object side to an image side: a front lens group having a negative refractive power; an aperture stop; and a rear lens group having a positive refractive power, wherein the front... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
20130114145 - Optical film, image display device, and method for producing image display device: where a is the viscosity (Pa·s) of an interlayer filler at the time of attaching the front plate to a surface of the optical film via the interlayer filler, and b is the atomic percentage (atm %) of silicon atoms on the surface of the optical film. The atomic percentage... Agent: Nitto Denko Corporation
20130114146 - Steerable near-to-eye display and steerable near-to-eye display system: A steerable near-to-eye display is provided and may include, but is not limited to, a first curved support arm configured to rotate about a first axis, a second curved support arm configured to rotate about a second axis, and an ocular assembly coupled to at least one of the first... Agent: Honeywell International Inc.
20130114147 - Two pi solid angle high resolution optical system: s
20130114148 - Adjustable optical lens: The disclosure provides an adjustable optical lens comprising a membrane, a support for the membrane, a fluid between the membrane and the support, an actuator for deforming the membrane, and a rigid ring connected to the membrane for moving with the membrane for ensuring that a section of the membrane... Agent: Optotune Ag
20130114149 - Piezo-electric based micro-electro-mechanical lens actuation system: Disclosed is a piezo-electrically actuated micro-mechanical deformable member comprising a corrugated longitudinal beam (521) formed in a substrate, and having a first anchored end (502) and a second end (509), as well as a plurality of piezoelectric film (PZET) actuating segments (522, 523, 524) formed in or on at least... Agent:
20130114150 - Super wide angle optical lens system: The present invention relates to a super wide angle optical lens system reduced in size and weight and increased in definition for various electronic devices and vehicles while capable of obtaining satisfactory optical performance, an appropriate wide field angle and exhibiting high image quality and broad image data, thereby reducing... Agent: Lg Innotek Co., Ltd.
20130114151 - Photographing system: A photographing 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 and a fifth lens element. The first lens element with positive refractive power has a convex object-side surface. The second... Agent: Largan Precision Co., Ltd.
20130114153 - Camera lens assembly and producing method thereof: A camera lens assembly is provided, including a holder, a lens module, and a metal frame. The lens module is fixed in the holder by an adhesive and includes a lens, a substrate connected to the lens, and a plurality solder balls disposed on the substrate. The metal frame is... Agent: Himax Technologies Limited
20130114152 - Damper with a plurality of squeeze-film dampers acting in parallel: A damper having a plurality of fluidic squeeze-film dampers acting in parallel. The damper of the present invention includes a plurality of fluidic squeeze-film dampers, each including a gap filled with viscous fluid provided between first and second damping elements. Each of the plurality of fluidic squeeze dampers creates an... Agent: Nikon Corporation
20130114154 - Auto focus device and a method therefor: The present invention relates to an autofocus device, and to a method therefor, whereby the delay necessary for auto focus can be reduced according to circumstances and a clear image of a subject can be obtained in a timely fashion by suitably adjusting the precision and speed of autofocus, as... Agent:
20130114155 - Reflective panel for solar power generation: A reflector for solar thermal power generation includes a light collecting mirror attached to a self-supporting base material. The light collecting mirror includes at least: a flexible supporting body; and a light/heat reflective layer provided on at least one side of the supporting body. The self-supporting base material has any... Agent: Konica Minolta Layers, Inc.
20130114156 - Derived all-reflective afocal optical system with aspheric figured beam steering mirror: An all-reflective afocal optical system including an aspheric beam steering mirror positioned at an exit pupil of the afocal optical system. In one example, an all-reflective afocal optical imaging system includes a sensor, a afocal optical apparatus including a plurality of minors optically coupled together and configured to receive light... Agent: Raytheon Company
20130114157 - Silicon focusing mirror system: In this paper we will describe the design of a silicon mirror system. The mirror system consists of five primary subcomponents. The mirror optic itself, its positioning system, the bending mechanism, a vacuum chamber, and the support structure all provided as an integrated package. All subsystems were designed to provide... Agent:
20130114158 - Systems and methods for utilizing imperfectly manufactured image intensifier tubes in night vision systems: Systems and methods are provided for modifying blemished image intensifier tubes that otherwise would be inappropriate for use in strictly specified night vision equipment. The systems include masks and display elements designed and structured to be oriented in a variety of directions so as to cover over and hide blemishes... Agent:05/02/2013 > 54 patent applications in 45 patent subcategories.
20130107335 - Optically variable security device and method: A security device comprising at least first and second superposed optically variable effect generating structures (3-5, 31-51), each having a surface relief microstructure, the second optically variable effect generating structure being viewable through the first.... Agent: De La Rue International Limited
20130107336 - Method and apparatus for fast generation of three-dimensional (3d) hologram: A method and apparatus for fast generation of a hologram image. The method may include generating an elemental fringe pattern of a three-dimensional (3D) point included in a 3D spatial object, generating a point hologram based on the elemental fringe pattern, and generate a 3D hologram using a hologram pattern... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
20130107337 - Actuator, optical scanner and image forming apparatus: An actuator includes a mass section; a support section; a coupling section for coupling the mass section rotatably to the support section so as to support the mass section with cantilever structure; and a pair of driving sources including a piezoelectric element for rotating the mass section, wherein the pair... Agent: Seiko Epson Corporation
20130107338 - Optical scanning device: The invention is directed to an optical scanning device with two scanning mirrors and with optical elements for imaging the two scanning mirrors one onto the other by means of an intermediate image. A control unit is provided for supplying drives which are coupled to the scanning mirrors with excitation... Agent:
20130107339 - Optical reflection element: An optical reflection element according to the present invention includes a fixed frame, a pair of first oscillation parts, a movable frame, a pair of second oscillation parts, and a mirror part. One-side ends of the first oscillation parts are connected to the inside of the fixed frame. The movable... Agent: Panasonic Corporation
20130107340 - Autostereoscopic steering light-guide three-dimensional displays: An autostereoscopic steering light-guide three-dimensional display. The display includes a light modulator, a light guide in light-transmitting orientation to the light modulator, a light source in light-transmitting orientation to the light guide, and a control element adjacent the light guide. The control element is responsive to a first command to... Agent:
20130107342 - Highly color saturated light modulator and lighting device therefor: A highly color saturated light modulator includes a transparent substrate, printed image layer and a protection layer on the printed surface. The degree of color saturation of images on the modulator is greater than 40% and overall transmission between 15% and 95%. Lighting devices with the light modulator can be... Agent:
20130107341 - Modulation device and modulation method, and demodulation device and demodulation method: A modulation device and method, and a demodulation device and method are provided. The modulation device modulates plural baseband signals to generate an optical signal, and comprises: plural modulation units for modulating plural electrical carriers with different frequencies by using the baseband signals respectively, to generate corresponding electrical modulated signals;... Agent:
20130107343 - Coherent optical amplifier: A laser system including a seed laser and an optical amplification subsystem, receiving an output of the seed laser and providing an amplified laser output, the optical amplification subsystem including a first plurality of amplifier assemblies, each of the first plurality of amplifier assemblies including a second plurality of optical... Agent: Civan Advanced Technologies Ltd.
20130107344 - Optoelectronic device employing a microcavity including a two-dimensional carbon lattice structure: A microcavity-controlled two-dimensional carbon lattice structure device selectively modifies to reflect or to transmit, or emits, or absorbs, electromagnetic radiation depending on the wavelength of the electromagnetic radiation. The microcavity-controlled two-dimensional carbon lattice structure device employs a graphene layer or at least one carbon nanotube located within an optical center... Agent: Karlsruher Institut Fuer Technologie
20130107345 - Fabrication of low defectivity electrochromic devices: Prior electrochromic devices frequently suffer from high levels of defectivity. The defects may be manifest as pin holes or spots where the electrochromic transition is impaired. This is unacceptable for many applications such as electrochromic architectural glass. Improved electrochromic devices with low defectivity can be fabricated by depositing certain layered... Agent: View, Inc.
20130107346 - Optical system for laser optical rectification and wave front control: A laser light shaping and wavefront controlling optical system 1 in accordance with an embodiment of the present invention comprises an intensity conversion lens 24 for converting and shaping an intensity distribution of laser light incident thereon into a desirable intensity distribution; an optical modulation device 34 for modulating the... Agent: Hamamatsu Photonics K.k.
20130107348 - Display element and electric apparatus using same: A display element (10) includes an upper substrate (first substrate) (2), a lower substrate (second substrate) (3), and a polar liquid (16) that is sealed in a display space (S) formed between the upper substrate (2) and the lower substrate (3) so as to be moved toward an effective display... Agent: Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha
20130107347 - In-band signaling in optical cross-connect switch using amplitude modulation: Signals employed to align and cause dithering via MEMS mirrors in an optical cross connect switch are manipulated to impose, on the optical beam (steered via the MEMS mirrors) amplitude modulation and in particular a time-varying set of induced mirror angles that yield a desired time history of optical power... Agent: Glimmerglass Networks, Inc.
20130107349 - Light modulator pixel unit and manufacturing method thereof: A light modulator pixel unit and a method for manufacturing the same are provided. The light modulator pixel unit includes top, movable and bottom electrodes. Under control of a control circuit, the movable electrode may shift to first, second and third positions corresponding to modulations of first, second and third... Agent: Lexvu Opto Microelectronics Technology (shanghai) Ltd
20130107350 - Multiple laser despeckling: A method of despeckling that includes generating two pulsed laser beams, focusing both laser beams into an optical fiber, generating stimulated Raman scattering light in the optical fiber, and using the stimulated Raman scattering light to reduce speckle and/or change the color of the light. The time period between the... Agent: Laser Light Engines, Inc.
20130107351 - Laser or amplifier optical device pumped or seeded with nonlinearly generated light: An optical source configured for providing output light for providing input signal light or pump light can comprise pump source for pumping a four wave mixing (FWM) process with light pulses (“FWM pump light”); a FWM element in optical communication with the pump source, the FWM element configured for hosting... Agent:
20130107352 - Quantum optical device: A quantum device includes a resonator and a tuning structure. The tuning structure is made a material such as a chalcogenide and is positioned to interact with the electromagnetic radiation in the resonator so that a resonant mode of the first resonator depends on a characteristic of the tuning structure.... Agent:
20130107353 - Ifrared filter with protection film and lens module: A lens module includes a barrel, at least one lens, and an infrared filter. The at least one lens is received in the barrel. The infrared filter is received in the barrel and neighboring the at least one lens. The infrared filter includes a circular glass substrate and an annular... Agent: Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., Ltd.
20130107354 - Multilayer light-reflecting film and method for manufacturing the same: Disclosed herein are a multilayer light-reflecting film and a method for manufacturing the same. Main body of the light-reflecting film is the structure with multiple layers made of stacked polymers. The structure includes at least one bi-refringence material layer. In accordance with one of the embodiments, the inner or outer... Agent: Extend Optronics Corp.
20130107355 - Near-infrared reflecting film and near-infrared reflecting body provided with same: The present invention provides a highly flexible near-infrared reflecting film which has achieved good near-infrared reflection characteristics by comprising layers that have different refractive indexes and which is not susceptible to bending or cracks. This near-infrared reflecting film has a multilayer film, in which films having refractive indexes different from... Agent: Konica Minolta Holdings, Inc.
20130107356 - Terahertz band filter: A terahertz band filter for filtering, in a frequency band, a terahertz wave propagating between a pair of metal plates with an upper parallel surface facing a lower parallel surface includes a sheet parallel to the upper and lower parallel surfaces, which is disposed between the metal plates and is... Agent: Korea Maritime University Industry-academic Cooperation Foundation
20130107357 - Low thermal stress catadioptric imaging system: An imaging system having reduced susceptibility to thermally-induced stress birefringence comprising relay optics and projection optics. One of either the relay optics or the projection optics is a reflective optical system that includes reflective optical elements, and the other is a refractive optical system having a negligible or low susceptibility... Agent:
20130107359 - Fast pinhole changer for confocal microscopy or spatial filter: A pinhole changing device for a confocal microscope is detailed herein. Several pinholes of different sizes are contained on a single disk. A precision XY stage is used to switch between the several pinholes. The same device could be used as a spatial filter for a multi-photon microscope. One can... Agent: Intelligent Imaging Innovations, Inc.
20130107358 - Method and system for illuminating a sample: A method for illuminating at least one sample in SPIM microscopy includes generating a light beam and forming a light strip from the light beam using an optical device that interacts with the light beam. The light strip is passed strip through at least one objective having optics configured to... Agent: Leica Mircosystems Cms Gmbh
20130107360 - Low thermal stress catadioptric imaging optics: Imaging optics having reduced susceptibility to thermally-induced stress birefringence for imaging an object plane to an image plane; comprising an aperture stop positioned between the object plane and the image plane; a first group of optical elements located on the object plane side of the aperture stop; and a second... Agent:
20130107361 - Compound curved stereoscopic eyewear: Stereoscopic eyewear with compound curvature may be employed to view three dimensional content. The manufacture of such eyewear may be achieved by thermoforming a first material and by thermoforming a second material. The first and second materials may be in roll stock form prior to thermoforming, and the first layer... Agent: Reald Inc.
20130107362 - Stereoscopic image viewing device: Disclosed is a stereoscopic image viewing device to be attached for stereoscopic image viewing to eyeglasses, which includes: a pair of light shutters for right and left eyes; a driver circuit for the light shutters; a power source unit for driving the light shutters; a support for supporting the light... Agent: Panasonic Corporation
20130107363 - Stereoscopic image viewing device: Disclosed is a stereoscopic image viewing device to be attached for stereoscopic image viewing to eyeglasses, which includes: a pair of light shutters for right and left eyes; a driver circuit for the light shutters; a power source unit for driving the light shutters; a bridge for supporting the light... Agent: Panasonic Corporation
20130107364 - Rulable multi-directional prism cluster retroreflective sheeting: A rotationally insensitive, retroreflective prismatic sheeting and method of manufacture is provided. The sheeting includes discrete clusters of cube corners that are separated from one another on all sides by a textured surface. Each of the cube corners in each cluster has a base edge that is not collinear or... Agent: Avery Dennison Corporation
20130107365 - Zoom lens system: at the long focal length extremity when focused on an object at infinity, De designates the distance [mm] from the surface on the object side of the image-shake correcting lens element to the incident pupil, G3Rmt designates the lateral magnification of the image-shake correcting lens element, and Fmt designates the... Agent: Hoya Corporation
20130107366 - Embedded grating structure: An optical device comprising an optical grating structure embedded between media of substantially the same optical refractive index, the structure having an optical coating at the interface between the two media, wherein the structure comprises grating facets inclined relative to the interface plane such that, in use, anomalous optical effects... Agent: The Technology Partnership PLC
20130107367 - Grating: The invention relates to a grating. The grating includes a substrate and a plurality of protrusions located on a surface of the substrate. The protrusions are parallel to and spaced from each other. A cavity is formed between each two adjacent protrusions. An aspect ratio of the grating is equal... Agent:
20130107368 - Diffractive pigment blend and composition: A diffractive pigment blend or composition is provided which includes a plurality of groups of all-dielectric diffractive pigment flakes. The pigment flakes of each group each include one or more dielectric layers for providing a background color, at least one of which includes a diffractive structure for providing a diffractive... Agent:
20130107369 - Hearth liner for optical thin film formation: In a hearth liner wherein an evaporation material is adhered to a substrate to form an optical thin film thereon, the present invention is directed to prevent bumping (splashing) when the evaporation material is irradiated by an electron beam from an electron gun to melt and vaporize thereof. A hearth... Agent: Nihon Dempa Kogyo Co., Ltd.
20130107370 - Method for sparkle control and articles thereof: A glass article including: at least one anti-glare surface having haze, distinctness-of-image, surface roughness, uniformity properties and sparkle properties, as defined herein. A method of making the glass article includes, for example, slot coating a suspension of particles on at least one surface of the article to provide a particulated... Agent:
20130107371 - Display device with image depth simulation: An optical system is provided with a transparent element having a proximal surface on one side and a distal surface on an opposite side. A plurality of light-scattering structures is formed in the distal surface. A positionally-corresponding plurality of surface lenses is provided on the proximal surface. The light-scattering structures... Agent: Google Inc.
20130107372 - Displaying device for projecting image onto pupils: A displaying device for projecting image onto pupils includes a light source emitting a light beam, a first light splitter reflecting the light beam, an image unit providing an image message, a displayer integrating the light beam form the first light splitter and the image message from the image unit... Agent: National Central University
20130107373 - Method for manufacturing lens, lens and optical device: A lens manufacturing method for manufacturing a lens including a lens portion having a circular shape and an end portion formed on the periphery of the lens portion by injection molding includes a cutting-off step of cutting off a gate portion from a lens intermediate body, the gate portion corresponding... Agent: Sanyo Electric Co., Ltd.
20130107374 - Ocular lens and optical apparatus including ocular lens: An ocular lens used in an optical apparatus, such as a telescope optical system, includes the following lens groups sequentially arranged from the object side: a first lens group G1 having negative refracting power; a second lens group G2 including a lens component having a convex surface facing the viewer's... Agent: Nikon Vision Co., Ltd.
20130107376 - Image lens assembly: This present disclosure provides an image 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 concave image-side surface; a second lens element with positive refractive power having a convex image-side... Agent: Largan Precision Co., Ltd
20130107375 - Image lens with low chromatic aberration and high resolution: An image lens for imaging an object on an image plane, in the order from the object side to the image side thereof, includes: a first lens with negative refraction power, a second lens with positive refraction power, a third lens with negative refraction power, a fourth lens with positive... Agent: Hong Fu Jin Precision Industry (shenzhen) Co., Ltd.
20130107377 - Lens module: A lens module includes an elongated lens having a first lens, first reflect face formed on a front end thereof. A second lens and a second reflect face are respectively formed on a rear end of the elongated lens. When collecting an image, the light route of the object passes... Agent:
20130107378 - Imaging lens: l
20130107379 - Adjustable lens holder: Provided is an adjustable lens holder, including a base, a plurality of main elastic members, a plurality of adjustment bolts and a pressing member. The base is a frame defining an opening. A periphery of the opening disposes a plurality of recesses on a front surface of the base to... Agent: Cheng Uei Precision Industry Co., Ltd.
20130107380 - Lens driving unit, and lens apparatus and image pickup apparatus including the same: A lens driver moving a lens perpendicularly to optical axis, the lens driver including: fined member; movable member holding the lens; spacer interposed therebetween with the members being movable to each other perpendicularly to optical axis; biasing unit biasing the movable member toward the fixed member; detector for detecting position... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20130107381 - Lens unit: A lens unit according to the present invention includes: a first lens group and a second lens group being disposed in series on the same optical axis to have a light-converging function, the first lens group and the second lens group each including at least one lens; a first lens... Agent: Panasonic Corporation
20130107382 - Voice coil motor and lens module: A voice coil motor (VCM) includes a case, a lens holder, a spring sheet, a coil, a magnet assembly, and a guiding ring. The case includes an inner surface. The lens holder is received in the case. The spring sheet is connected between the case and the lens holder. The... Agent: Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., Ltd.
20130107383 - Mirror device for vehicle: In a door mirror device, a drain wall is disposed on a peripheral edge portion of an open hole in a cover. A first inclined surface is arranged to be separated from and below the drain wall. In a case where liquid entering into the mirror device flows into the... Agent: Kabushiki Kaisha Tokai-rika-denki-seisakusho
20130107384 - Mirror mounting assembly: A mirror mounting assembly for mounting a mirror on a vehicle bulkhead. The assembly includes a mirror element and a main support arm having a first end and a second end. The mirror element is connected to the first end of the main support arm. The second end of the... Agent: Rosco, Inc.
20130107385 - Exterior mirror unit: Exterior mirror unit for a motor vehicle comprising a mirror base for attachment to the motor vehicle and a mirror support for attachment of a mirror element, wherein the minor support is merely manually adjustable relative to the minor base, further comprising a coupling element for coupling of the mirror... Agent: Mci (mirror Controls International) Netherlands B.v.
20130107386 - Exterior mirror assembly with actuator: An exterior rearview mirror assembly for a vehicle includes a mounting portion mountable at a side of a vehicle, a mirror head portion adjustably mounted at the mounting portion, and a reflective element at the mirror head portion. An actuator is operable to impart pivotal movement of the mirror head... Agent: Magna Mirrors Of America, Inc.
20130107387 - Display filter, display device comprising same and production method for same: Disclosed are a display filter, a display device comprising the filter and a production method for the filter. The disclosed display filter comprises a base section and a pattern section which is formed on the base section. The pattern section is formed from an adhesive material comprising metallic powder. The... Agent: Lg Electronics Inc.
20130107388 - Emergency vision apparatus with closable hand opening: An emergency vision apparatus comprises an inflatable first enclosure, the first enclosure being made of airtight material and having an expanded form when deployed and a deflated form when not in use; and first and second clear members disposed at respective first and second ends of the first enclosure to... Agent:04/25/2013 > 40 patent applications in 36 patent subcategories.
20130100511 - Display device: A display device (1) includes a light source (101) which outputs laser light, an illumination optical system (102) which emits the laser light as illumination light, a spatial modulation element (103) which diffracts the illumination light by displaying a diffraction pattern, and a wearing section (111) for wearing on a... Agent:
20130100510 - Method and apparatus for fast generation hologram: A method and apparatus for fast generation of a hologram image. The method may include generating a point hologram corresponding to each three-dimensional (3D) point using sub-sampling, generating a hologram pattern using the generated point hologram, and generating a 3D hologram by interpolating the generated hologram pattern.... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
20130100512 - One-dimensional scanning displayer for projecting image onto pupils: A one-dimensional scanning displayer for projecting image onto pupils includes a one-dimensional scanning displayer, a critical optics device. The one-dimensional scanning displayer further comprises a light source, a displayer, a mechanical one-dimensional scanner, a lens set and a light splitter. The light source emits light beams through a light guide... Agent: National Central University
20130100513 - 3-dimensional holographic image displaying apparatus: A 3-dimensional (3D) holographic image displaying apparatus is provided. The apparatus includes a hologram reproducer configured to generate surface plasmons in response to incident light and reproduce a 3D image by diffracting the generated surface plasmons by a hologram, and a surface light source unit including a light source and... Agent:
20130100514 - Imaging element array and image forming apparatus: According to one embodiment, there is provided an imaging element array including an imaging element group in which a plurality of imaging elements are aligned, each of the imaging elements including an integrally molded input portion, an output portion, and a reflective portion, collecting light input to the input portion,... Agent: Toshiba Tec Kabushiki Kaisha
20130100515 - Semiconductor device: Provided is technique for a semiconductor device including a substrate and a tilting plate which is tiltable relatively to the substrate, the technique being capable of effectively suppressing warpage of the tilting plate. The semiconductor device of the present specification includes a substrate and a tilting plate which is tiltable... Agent: Kabushiki Kaisha Toyota Chuo Kenkyusho
20130100516 - Electro wetting display: Provided is an electro wetting display capable of improving driving stability by more stably controlling movement of a nonpolar fluid among electro wetting elements. The electro wetting display according to an exemplary embodiment of the present disclosure includes: a first substrate formed on a viewing side of the display, a... Agent: Electronics And Telecommunications Research Institute
20130100517 - Novel organic compound and electrochromic device including the same: o
20130100519 - Modulating thickness of colored fluid in color display: An embodiment is a display unit. The display unit includes a substrate layer, a layer of colored fluid on the substrate layer, and a transparent actuator element on the layer of the colored fluid. The layer of colored fluid has a thickness and a color. The transparent actuator element modulates... Agent:
20130100518 - Tuning movable layer stiffness with features in the movable layer: This disclosure provides systems, methods and apparatus for an electromechanical systems device. In one aspect, an electromechanical systems device may include a substrate and a movable layer positioned apart from the substrate. The movable layer and the substrate may define a cavity. The movable layer may be movable to increase... Agent: Qualcomm Mems Technologies, Inc.
20130100520 - Low voltage drive for mems ribbon array light modulators: A series bias voltage increases the sensitivity of a MEMS ribbon to control signal voltages. This effect is obtained because of the nonlinear dependence of ribbon deflection on applied voltage. The resulting low-voltage operation of MEMS ribbons makes them more compatible with high speed electronics.... Agent:
20130100521 - Focusing mechanism: A focusing mechanism for focusing a lens module includes a base seat, a movable platform, a positioning assembly, a support bracket and a plurality of arms. The positioning assembly is fixed to the base seat and passes through a center of the movable platform, a lens of the lens module... Agent: Hong Fu Jin Precision Industry (shenzhen) Co., Ltd.
20130100522 - Optical element and production method of the same: Disclosed is an optical element for use in an optical apparatus having a light source which emits a light flux with a wavelength λ (350 nm≦λ≦450 nm), the optical element containing: a molded portion formed by molding a resin; and one or a plurality of anti-reflection layers formed on the... Agent: Konica Minolta Opto, Inc.
20130100523 - Near-infrared reflective film, method for manufacturing near-infrared reflective film, and near-infrared reflector: The present invention provides a near-infrared reflective film and a near-infrared reflector, which can be used over large areas and are flexible, and have low haze and high visible light transmittance. The near-infrared reflective film comprises at least one unit composed of a high refractive index layer and low refractive... Agent: Konica Minolta Holdings, Inc.
20130100524 - Microdisplay-based head-up display system: A head-up display (HUD) system is provided. The HUD system comprises a microdisplay-based projection system, a diffuser, a relay optical system, and a combiner. The microdisplay-based HUD system includes aberration correction capabilities and may easily and effectively replace a CRT-based HUD system in aircrafts while providing light-weight, multi-color, superior imaging... Agent:
20130100525 - Optical imaging system using structured illumination: The present invention discloses an optical system to generate incoherent structured illumination and an optical imaging system using incoherent structured illumination. The optical system includes: at least one coherent light source, a spatial light modulator, a plurality of optical lenses, a rotating diffuser for destroying the coherence of the structured... Agent:
20130100526 - Filter holder for correlative particle analysis: A filter holder for correlative particle analysis during imaging microscopy methods or methods of the elemental analysis including a receiving element with a filter support and a fastening unit. The plane filter support is designed as pressure piece and is movably arranged in the receiving element to be movable at... Agent: Carl Zeiss Microscopy Gmbh
20130100527 - Vehicular projection system: A vehicular projection system including a projection apparatus, a beam splitting module, and two projection screens is provided. The projection apparatus provides at least one image light beam. The beam splitting module divides the image light beam into a first image light beam and a second image light beam. The... Agent: Young Optics Inc.
20130100528 - Planar reflective devices: Planar reflective devices that operate as reflective blazed diffraction gratings are disclosed. In one aspect, a reflective device includes a substrate with a planar surface, and a planar, high-contrast, sub-wavelength grating disposed on the surface. The grating is divided into a number of regions that each reflect incident light of... Agent:
20130100529 - Optical display device having polarizing film: Provided is an optical display device using a polarizing film which has a thickness of 10 μm or less and exhibits high optical characteristics. The optical display device comprises a continuous web of polarizing film which is made of a polyvinyl alcohol type resin having a molecularly oriented dichroic material,... Agent: Nitto Denko Corporation
20130100530 - Optical stack having birefringent layer of optically symmetrical crystallites: An optical stack (400) having a plurality of alternating polymeric layers (401, 402) is described. The alternating layers may be alternating birefringent (syndiotactic polystyrene, sPS) and isotropic (CoPENa) layers, or alternating positively and negatively birefringent layers. Birefringent layers are made using polymers which form optically symmetrical crystallites upon stretching of... Agent: 3m Innovative Properties Company
20130100531 - Piezoelectric device, dust removing apparatus, and imaging apparatus: A piezoelectric device includes an elastic member, an electrical-mechanical energy conversion element fixed to the elastic member, configured to cause the elastic member to generate vibration, and a supporting member that supports the elastic member. The electrical-mechanical energy conversion element is formed of a piezoelectric material in which, in a... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20130100532 - Retroreflective sheeting having a halftone printed front surface: A printed retroreflective film has a planar surface on a front side and a plurality of retroreflective elements on a back side. A halftone printed ink layer is deposited on the planar surface formed from uniformly spaced, discrete dots of deposited ink. The areas between the dots provide light-transmissive openings... Agent: Avery Dennison Corporation
20130100533 - Combiner positioning system: A combiner positioning system for a head-up display includes a carrier and a locking element. The carrier supports a combiner for the head-up display, and the combiner is movable between a stowed position and a display position. The locking element has an engaged position and a disengaged position. The locking... Agent: Jabil Circuit, Inc.
20130100535 - Combiner positioning system: A combiner positioning system for a head-up display includes a carrier and a camwheel. The carrier supports a combiner for the head-up display, and the combiner is movable between a stowed position and a display position. The camwheel is rotatable about a camwheel axis. The rotation of the camwheel about... Agent: Jabil Circuit, Inc.
20130100534 - Wearable high resolution audio visual interface: An adjustable visual optical element is provided, which may be supported, for example, by an eyeglass. The optical element is preferably adjustable in each of the X, Y, and Z axes to allow the wearer to optimize projection of the optical element. A view axis of the display is preferably... Agent: Oakley, Inc.
20130100536 - Shaped gradient lens: One embodiment provides for a gradient lens having a first substantially hemispherical member comprising a first convex surface and a base and a second substantially hemispherical member projecting away from the base of the first hemispherical member and comprising a second convex surface. The gradient lens also includes a plurality... Agent: Ems Technologies, Inc.
20130100537 - Planapochromatically-corrected microscope objective: According to the invention, the microscope objective has an additional corrective function (LA1) for eliminating longitudinal chromatic aberrations caused by dispersive changes in the immersion by changing the air gaps between the lenses or gap combinations, wherein the influence on the longitudinal chromatic aberration corresponds to a rotation of the... Agent: Carl Zeiss Microscopy Gmbh
20130100538 - Zoom lens assembly and mobile terminal that includes a zoom lens assembly: A zoom lens assembly may enlarge/reduce an image without shifting a position of a lens set. A housing, a zoom lens unit and a drive unit may be provided. The zoom lens unit may include a plurality of lenses stationarily arranged within the housing by being spaced apart in prescribed... Agent: Lg Electronics Inc.
20130100539 - Zoom lens: A zoom lens includes sequentially from an object side, a first lens group having a positive refractive power, a second lens group having a negative refractive power, an aperture stop, and a third lens group having a positive refractive power. The first lens group includes a negative lens and a... Agent: Tamron Co., Ltd.
20130100540 - Lens barrel: The lens barrel includes a first frame, a second frame, a drive actuator, and a transmission mechanism that transmits the drive force of the drive actuator. The second frame includes a substantially cylindrical main body, a gear portion, and cam grooves that include an inflection point in the range in... Agent: Panasonic Corporation
20130100541 - Lens system with reduced length and high resolution: A lens system includes, in this order from the object side to the image side of the lens system, a first lens group and a second lens group. The first lens group includes, in this order from the object side to the image side of the lens system, a first... Agent: Hong Fu Jin Precision Industry (shenzhen) Co., Ltd.
20130100542 - Photographing optical lens system: A photographing optical 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 and a fifth lens element. The first lens element with positive refractive power has a convex object-side surface.... Agent: Largan Precision Co., Ltd.
20130100543 - Using a waveguide to display information on electronic devices: An electronic device includes an instrument panel that includes a display opening, where the instrument panel is located in a first plane; a circuit board located inside the electronic device, where the circuit board includes a display device that includes a display area, and where the display area is located... Agent: Juniper Networks, Inc.
20130100544 - Projection lens system with high resolution and compact size: A projection lens system includes, in order from the magnified side to the reduced side thereof, a first lens group with negative refractive power, a second lens group with a positive refracting power, and a spatial light modulator. The projection lens system satisfies the following condition: 3.478<BFL/F<3.528. Wherein: BFL is... Agent: Hong Fu Jin Precision Industry (shenzhen) Co., Ltd
20130100545 - 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.
20130100546 - Imaging lens and imaging device: s
20130100547 - Optical element module with minimized parasitic loads: An optical element module includes an optical element unit and a support structure. The optical element module includes an optical element. The support structure includes a support device and a contact device connected to the support device. A surface of the contact device contacts a surface of the optical element... Agent: Carl Zeiss Smt Gmbh
20130100548 - Solar radiation collector: Various configurations of solar collectors are defined. Some solar collectors are formed from flat glass mirrors. Some solar collectors are formed by bending a sheet along a curve.... Agent:
20130100549 - Specimen viewing device: A specimen viewing device includes an enclosure, a specimen mounting system arranged on the enclosure for receiving the specimen and holding the specimen relative to the enclosure, and a background color control system arranged on the enclosure and configured for controlling a background color of the enclosure. A method of... Agent:Previous industry: Facsimile and static presentation processing
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