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Optical Or Pre-photocell System

Optical Or Pre-photocell System patent applications listed include Date, Patent Application Number, Patent Title, Patent Abstract summary and are linked to the corresponding patent application page.

04/10/14 - - Imaging device and method
The resolution of conventional imaging devices is restricted by the diffraction limit ‘Perfect’ imaging devices which can achieve a resolution beyond the diffraction limit have been considered impossible to implement. However, the present disclosure provides an imaging device which can achieve improved resolution beyond the diffraction limit and which can...

04/10/14 - 20140097333 - Monolithic optical packages and methods using aluminum nitride
An apparatus and method are disclosed for providing monolithic optical packages. An embodiment optical package includes a base made of aluminum-nitride (AlN) that is configured to support an optical component, a plurality of sidewalls made of AlN that are coupled to the base, the sidewalls are configured to surround the...

04/03/14 - 20140091209 - Radiation detecting apparatus and radiation detecting system
A radiation detecting apparatus includes a sensor panel that has photoelectric conversion elements; a light source unit that has a light guide plate, a light-emitting source disposed at a side surface of the light guide plate, a diffusing plate disposed at one surface of the light guide plate, and a...

04/03/14 - 20140091210 - Optical sensor device and image display device
There is provided an optical sensor device that, even when the frame is slimmed, can cause the sensor unit to leave or enter the frame smoothly, as well as can accommodate position shifts of the image display panel caused by activation and resulting heat generation thereof. An optical sensor device...

03/27/14 - 20140084145 - Optical package with removably attachable cover
An optical package having a removably attachable cover and a body is disclosed. The body comprises a ridge whereas the cover comprises a ridge opposing structure. The cover may be form-fitted onto the body defining therein a compartment for receiving an optical sensor. The optical sensor may receive light from...

03/27/14 - 20140084146 - Group v doping of gaas-based layers to improve radiation tolerance of solar cells
Methods for improving the performance and lifetime of irradiated photovoltaic cells are disclosed, whereby Group-V elements, and preferably nitrogen, are used to dope semiconductor GaAs-based subcell alloys....

03/13/14 - 20140070080 - Virtual detector for sensor system
A proximity and light sensing device including a light emitting compartment having a light emitter positioned on a substrate and an optical element positioned along a side of the light emitter opposite the substrate. The device further including a light receiving compartment including a light detector positioned on the substrate...

03/06/14 - 20140061446 - Sensing a selected ambient environment
An apparatus and associated method using a light source selectively emitting an incident beam. A thin film is disposed in a path of and responsive to the incident beam to produce a reflected beam. A light-sensing probe is capable of detecting the reflected beam. Ambient environment logic responsive to the...

02/13/14 - 20140042305 - Optical package module
The present invention provides an optical package module, which comprises a substrate, a light emitting element, a first molding compound, a second molding compound, a light sensing element, and a cap. The light emitting element and the light sensing element are disposed on the substrate, and the first molding compound...

02/06/14 - 20140034816 - Photocathode including silicon substrate with boron layer
A photocathode is formed on a monocrystalline silicon substrate having opposing illuminated (top) and output (bottom) surfaces. To prevent oxidation of the silicon, a thin (e.g., 1-5 nm) boron layer is disposed directly on the output surface using a process that minimizes oxidation and defects, and a low work-function material...

01/23/14 - 20140021338 - Optical characteristic measuring apparatus
An optical characteristic measuring apparatus includes a hemispheric portion having a reflective surface on its inner wall, and a plane portion arranged to close an opening of the hemispheric portion and having a reflective surface on an inner-wall side of the hemispheric portion. The plane portion includes a first window...

01/23/14 - 20140021339 - Vehicle measurement system
A vehicle measurement system includes a laser projector which is designed to generate suitable laser radiation during the vehicle measurement operation, and a laser protection device which is suitable for protecting people and objects from the laser radiation. The laser projector and the laser protection device are designed as separate...

01/16/14 - 20140014824 - Non-lens package structure for an optical device
A packaged optical device includes a package frame having a compartment and an opening, a sensor chip bonded in the compartment, and a non-lens transparency layer embedded in the package frame at the opening and sealing up the opening. This package structure could prevent the sensor chip from adhesion of...

12/12/13 - 20130327928 - Apparatus for manipulating plasmons
The present invention provides an apparatus and method for manipulating plasmons. The apparatus comprises a support structure and two or more plasmon-responsive elements. The plasmon-responsive elements are disposed adjacent the support structure and configured for interaction with electromagnetic radiation and generation of a plurality of plasmons. At least a first...

11/28/13 - 20130313415 - Easily assembled optical-electrical converting device
An optical-electrical converting device includes a printed circuit board (PCB), a light emitting module, a light receiving module, an optical coupling lens, and a locating frame positioned on the PCB. The PCB has two first locating elements. The optical coupling lens includes a first converging lens and a second converging...

11/21/13 - 20130306844 - Light-trapping sheet, and light-receiving device and light-emitting device using the same
A light-trapping sheet of the present disclosure includes: a plurality of light-transmitting sheets each having first and second principal surfaces; and a plurality of light-coupling structures arranged in an inner portion of each of the plurality of light-transmitting sheets at a first and second distance from the first and second...

11/14/13 - 20130299682 - Optical lens assembly and optical devices thereof
In one embodiment, an optical lens assembly comprising a primary lens and an optical structure located at an outer portion of the lens is disclosed. The primary lens is configured to direct a substantial amount of light to a predetermined first distance whereas the optical structure is configured to direct...

11/14/13 - 20130299683 - Optical connecting member and optical module
An optical connecting member includes a board chip, an optical element mounted on the board chip, and a lens member including a lens part optically connected to the optical element. An accommodating space for accommodating the optical element is formed between the lens member and the board chip. The accommodating...

11/07/13 - 20130292553 - Optical proximity sensor and manufacturing method thereof
The present invention is an optical proximity sensor and manufacturing method thereof. The optical proximity sensor has an optical sensing unit, an illuminating unit, multiple transparent gels and a package. The package encapsulates the optical sensing unit and the illuminating unit. The transparent gels are respectively formed on top surfaces...

10/31/13 - 20130284906 - Opto-electronic modules and methods of manufacturing the same and appliances and devices comprising the same
Manufacturing opto-electronic modules (1) includes providing a substrate wafer (PW) on which detecting members (D) are arranged; providing a spacer wafer (SW); providing an optics wafer (OW), the optics wafer comprising transparent portions (t) transparent for light generally detectable by the detecting members and at least one blocking portion (b)...

10/31/13 - 20130284907 - Emissive aryl-heteroaryl compounds
Disclosed herein are compounds represented by Formula 1, wherein R1, Ar1, X, Ar2, Ar3, and Het are described herein. Compositions and light-emitting devices related thereto are also disclosed....

10/10/13 - 20130264470 - Light acquisition sheet and rod, and light receiving device and light emitting device each using the light acquisition sheet or rod
A light-trapping sheet of the present invention includes: a light-transmitting sheet 2 having first and second principal surfaces; and a plurality of light-coupling structures 3 arranged in an inner portion of the light-transmitting sheet at a first distance or more and a second distance or more from the first and...

10/03/13 - 20130256515 - Adjustment of measurement system components
One aspect provides a system including a sensor adjustment component comprising: a memory device having adjustment information stored therein; signal source capable of producing a signal detectable by a sensor to be adjusted; and one or more processors; wherein the one or more processors are configured to execute program instructions...

09/26/13 - 20130248692 - Detecting apparatus and method for substrate
A detecting apparatus for a substrate includes a light source, a light detecting device and a control device. The light source and the light detecting device are both arranged on the same side of the substrate, a first included angle is formed between the light from the light source and...

08/29/13 - 20130221205 - Light amount detector and image forming apparatus
A light amount detector includes the following elements. An irradiation unit irradiates an image carrier with detection light. A light receiver receives reflected light obtained as a result of being reflected by the image carrier. A housing stores therein the irradiation unit and the light receiver and includes an opposing...

08/29/13 - 20130221206 - Systems and methods for conveying energy
Disclosed herein are various energy conveyance systems that are able to convey energy along different optical paths to non-overlapping regions of a sensor. A system can include an objective optics system that collects and focuses energy, and can further include steering optics that are configured to divert an optical path...

08/29/13 - 20130221207 - Optical sensor and test method for testing the operability of an optical sensor
The invention relates to a test method for testing the operability of an optical sensor for monitoring a monitored zone in which at least one test object is used which is located in a detection zone of the sensor including the monitored zone. Provision is made in accordance with the...

08/15/13 - 20130206967 - Integrated optoelectronic modules
An optoelectronic module includes a micro-optical substrate and a beam transmitter, including a laser die mounted on the micro-optical substrate and configured to emit at least one laser beam along a beam axis. A receiver includes a detector die mounted on the micro-optical substrate and configured to sense light received...

08/15/13 - 20130206968 - Method to facilitate positioning of diffraction spots
A method to facilitate positioning of diffraction spots in a diffraction pattern. This method comprises the following successive steps: a) obtaining a diffraction pattern by illuminating at least part of a sample comprising at least one periodic zone by an incident radiation beam that can be diffracted by said at...

07/04/13 - 20130168536 - Photonic crystal-metallic structures and applications
A photonic crystal-metallic (PCM) structure receives an input light signal from a light source. The PCM structure includes a metal structure and a photonic crystal structure disposed adjacent the metal structure. The photonic crystal structure is configured to receive the input light signal such that the input light signal excites...

07/04/13 - 20130168537 - Apparatus for wavelength-division multiplexing and demultiplexing
The present invention relates to an apparatus for wavelength-division multiplexing and demultiplexing, to an optical communication module, and to an optical device. The apparatus for wavelength-division multiplexing and demultiplexing comprises: a first lens block having a lens array at one side thereof; a second lens block having a lens surface...

06/13/13 - 20130146752 - Optical-electrical module
An optical-electrical module includes a base board, a laser diode, an integrated circuit, and a lens unit. The laser diode and the integrated circuit are both fixed on the base board. The lens unit and the base board cooperatively define a receiving space to receive the laser diode and the...

06/06/13 - 20130140444 - Device for use in normalizing readings on a testing machine
Example apparatus and methods for use in normalization of testing machines used to test samples in vessels are disclosed. An example apparatus includes verification source and a photon emitter positioned in the verification source. The example photon emitter includes a C14 source, a scintillator adjacent to the C14 source, and...

05/30/13 - 20130134299 - Detector for detecting electromagnetic radiation with transfer gate and draining gate
An electromagnetic radiation detector includes a semiconductor substrate of a first doping type, a well in the semiconductor substrate of a second doping type, two or more detector terminal doping regions, two or more transfer gates, and a collection gate. The first and second doping type are different and the...

05/30/13 - 20130134300 - Optical sensor device and method of manufacturing the same
Provided is a high-reliability, compact, and low-cost optical sensor device. The optical sensor device includes a glass lid substrate (2), a glass substrate (9) with a cavity having divided and exposed through-hole electrodes (5) on the periphery thereof, and an optical sensor element (3) mounted on the glass lid substrate,...

05/30/13 - 20130134301 - Prism optical system, and image display apparatus and imaging apparatus incorporating the prism optical system
The invention provides a prism optical system comprising at least four optical surfaces, each having optical functions. At least two of the four optical surfaces are each a rotationally asymmetric surface, and one of two surfaces on which light is incident or from which light exits out is capable of...

05/30/13 - 20130134302 - Optical intensity determination unit, method of forming the same, and optical a/d converter
An optical intensity determination unit includes: an optical input port; an optical output port; an optical resonator provided between the optical input port and the optical output port; a first light receiving element for converting at least a part of an optical signal output from a first output port of...

05/23/13 - 20130126717 - Passive mechanical athermalization device, and related optical system
The invention relates to a passive mechanical athermalization device, comprising: a barrel (1) that is made of a first material having a first thermal expansion coefficient (11) and that has a longitudinal axis (AA), said barrel comprising at least one first portion (11) and at least one second portion (12),...

05/09/13 - 20130112856 - Vacuum photosensor device with electron lensing
A scalable vacuum photosensor configured to simplify mass production with a housing having an evacuated first side at an ultrahigh vacuum and a second side which does not require high vacuum. The first side of the device is sealed to a base plate, having a central electron readout element, using...

05/09/13 - 20130112857 - Sensor and method of detecting a target analyte
A sensor and a method of detecting a target analyte are provided. The sensor includes a substrate; a layer comprising a plurality of through holes, wherein the layer is disposed above the substrate; a first element configured to detect a target analyte; a second element that can produce a detectable...

05/02/13 - 20130105671 - Faceted retro-mirror for line-of-sight jitter sensing
A jitter sensing mechanism for a gimbaled optical sensor system. In one example, the jitter sensing mechanism includes a faceted retro-minor configured to allow a double-pass line-of-sight monitoring beam to sense line-of-sight jitter in a multi-axis gimbaled optical sensor system where the inner-most gimbal axis includes a 2:1 gain mirror....

04/25/13 - 20130099103 - Response-enhanced monolithic-hybrid pixel
A light-sensing pixel for detecting at least a portion of the electromagnetic spectrum includes a first detector element having a micro-structured surface for detecting an infrared range of wavelengths of the electromagnetic spectrum. The light-sensing pixel further includes a second detector element for detecting a second range of wavelengths of...

04/18/13 - 20130092823 - Optical device and detection apparatus
An optical device includes a first protrusion group in which protrusions protruding from a conductor surface of a substrate are arranged in a first direction with a first period, a dielectric layer that covers the conductor surface and the first protrusion group, and a second protrusion group in which metal...

04/18/13 - 20130092824 - Time-of-flight 3d imaging system
A time-of-flight 3D imaging system comprising a detector for detecting electromagnetic radiation is constructed so that the detector includes a semiconductor substrate of a first doping type, and a well in the semiconductor substrate, the well being of a second doping type. The first doping type and the second doping...

04/11/13 - 20130087689 - System and method for nonlinear optical devices
Systems for enhancing the sensitivity of detecting an optical signal using nonlinear optics and method of performing the same. In one embodiment, a single-photon detection system includes an optical amplifier realized in a waveguide, and a photodetector coupled to an output of the optical amplifier. A light detection and ranging...

04/11/13 - 20130087690 - Optical connection of devices
Optical connectors, adapters, and devices with such are provided. Optical connectors can have a relatively large diameter for the optical interface. For example, optical connectors can include a collector for receiving optical signals at a large opening and providing signals to a photodiode at a small opening of the collector....

04/04/13 - 20130082168 - Optical sensor
the optical sensor has a detection range ensuring that at least one of the strip-boundary transitions always falls at least in part onto a pixel (21)....

03/21/13 - 20130068936 - Sub-mount and light-emitting element module
A sub-mount having a photodiode region, includes a photodiode which has a first conductivity-type layer arranged in a surface portion of the sub-mount of the photodiode region to form a light-receiving surface and a second conductivity-type region arranged below the first conductivity-type layer and is configured to receive at the...

03/14/13 - 20130062510 - Package member and optical device
A ceramic package includes a chip mounting portion, a photodiode (PD) mounting portion, a plurality of connecting terminals, and a gold-plated portion. The chip mounting portion is a portion on which a surface-emitting laser array chip is mounted on a first ceramic layer. The PD mounting portion is provided to...

02/28/13 - 20130048839 - Reflective mirror and optical touch device using the same
A reflective minor includes a reflective film, a light-transmitting base and a light-transmitting adhesive layer. The reflective film includes a first connection surface and a plurality of reflection structures opposite to the first connection surface. Each reflection structure protrudes away from the first connection surface. The light-transmitting base includes a...

02/14/13 - 20130037701 - Standby circuit
The present invention discloses a standby circuit. The standby circuit is coupled to an electric device for providing a standby voltage to the electric device when the electric device is not turned on. The standby circuit includes a light emitting module and an energy converter. The light emitting module receives...