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Optical Or Pre-photocell System

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Methods and apparatus for high speed camera
12/18/14 - 20140367558 - In exemplary implementations of this invention, a camera can capture multiple millions of frames per second, such that each frame is 2D image, rather than a streak. A light source in the camera emits ultrashort pulses of light to illuminate a scene. Scattered light from the scene returns to the...

Sensor device
12/04/14 - 20140353474 - A sensor device for detecting moisture on a windscreen has a transmitter and a receiver and optics arranged between the transmitter and the receiver. The optics have an upper plane for connection to a windscreen, a decoupling region serving to decouple the electromagnetic rays from the optics into the windscreen,...

System and processor implemented method for improved image quality and enhancement based on quantum properties
12/04/14 - 20140353475 - A method and system for generating an image utilizing entangled quantum particle pairs comprising at least one processor; at least one source of entangled quantum particles having first and second channels, the first and second channel s outputting first and second pairs of entangled quantum particles, respectively, a first beam...

Reflector used in a reflex mode detection device
11/27/14 - 20140346326 - a power supply function with autonomous electric power, so as to supply electric power to the signalling interface (20) and the interpretation unit (22)....

Electro-optical radiation collector for arc flash detection
11/27/14 - 20140346327 - An electro-optical (EO) radiation collector for collecting and/or transmitting EO radiation (which may include EO radiation in the visible wavelengths) for transmission to an EO sensor. The EO radiation collector may be used with an arc flash detection device or other protective system, such as an intelligent electronic device (IED)....

Photo-electric converting module
11/13/14 - 20140332672 - An optical-electric converting module includes a printed circuit board (PCB) and an optical-electric coupling element. The PCB includes a supporting surface, at least one laser diode, and at least one photo diode. The at least one laser diode and the at least one photo diode are positioned on the supporting...

Radiometer and method for use of same
11/13/14 - 20140332673 - A radiometer includes a substrate; a radiation absorber disposed on the substrate to absorb radiation; a thermal member disposed on the substrate to change electrical resistance in response to a change in temperature of the radiometer; and a thermal link to connect the radiometer to a thermal reference, wherein the...

Optical sensor arrangement and method for measuring an observable
11/06/14 - 20140326858 - An optical sensor arrangement for measuring an observable including at least one light source for generating a first light component of a first frequency including a first mode and a second light component of a second frequency including a second mode orthogonal to the first mode, an optical resonator having...

Light sensing device
10/09/14 - 20140299748 - A light sensing device for a vehicle. A housing defines a light sensor cavity and a lens cover. A light sensor is positioned in the light sensor cavity and is surrounded by a gasket assembly. A manifold is configured to receive and store a fluid. A first fluid dispensing assembly...

Irradiance measuring instrument for microscope, and microscope having the irradiance measuring instrument
10/02/14 - 20140291492 - An irradiance measuring instrument for a microscope is intended to measure irradiance of light emitted from an objective of the microscope. The irradiance measuring instrument for a microscope includes, in an order where the light emitted from the objective proceeds, an optical system including a single lens that has a...

Photomultiplier tube, image sensor, and an inspection system using a pmt or image sensor
10/02/14 - 20140291493 - A photomultiplier tube includes a semiconductor photocathode and a photodiode. Notably, the photodiode includes a p-doped semiconductor layer, an n-doped semiconductor layer formed on a first surface of the p-doped semiconductor layer to form a diode, and a pure boron layer formed on a second surface of the p-doped semiconductor...

Optical communication module
10/02/14 - 20140291494 - An optical communication module has a conversion element, a bendable conductive plate, a first resin cast body, a second resin cast body, and a lens part. The conversion element converts an optical signal to an electrical signal or an electrical signal to an optical signal. The conductive plate has the...

Electro-optical security element
10/02/14 - 20140291495 - The invention relates to a security element for a security and/or valuable document, comprising a matrix based on an organic polymeric material, at least one electrically conductive pigment dispersed in the matrix, and at least one organic luminescent substance dispersed in the matrix, which luminescent substance is capable, in the...

Bessel beam plane illumination microscope
09/25/14 - 20140284461 - A microscope has a light source for generating a light beam having a wavelength, λ, and beam-forming optics configured for receiving the light beam and generating a Bessel-like beam that is directed into a sample. The beam-forming optics include an excitation objective having an axis oriented in a first direction....

Optical gesture sensor having a light modifying structure
09/25/14 - 20140284462 - A gesture sensing device includes a single light source and a multiple segmented single photo sensor, or an array of photo sensors, collectively referred to herein as segmented photo sensors. A light modifying structure relays reflected light from the light source onto different segments of the segmented photo sensors. The...

Optical module
09/25/14 - 20140284463 - On a predetermined mounting surface of a surface (22A) of a flexible wiring board (22), a flexible wiring board pressing plate (28) which presses the mounting surface against a lower cover (12) is provided at a position immediately below a first radiation block (24) and a pressing sheet (26). The...

Lighting domes
09/18/14 - 20140263981 - A lighting dome that can be used to inspect semiconductor wafers can include a small aperture, backlighting, a reflectance gradient and/or a broad spectrum light source....

Sensor including dielectric metamaterial microarray
09/18/14 - 20140263982 - The present disclosure is directed to electromagnetic radiation sensors including micro-lenses and to methods of constructing and utilizing such electromagnetic radiation sensors. In one embodiment there is provided an electromagnetic radiation sensor comprising a dielectric substrate including a front surface and a rear surface, an electromagnetic radiation detector element disposed...

Sealing structure, interference filter, optical module, and electronic apparatus
09/18/14 - 20140263983 - An interference filter includes a first substrate on which a fixed reflection film is provided, a second substrate which faces the first substrate and on which a movable reflection film is provided, a first bonding film that bonds the first substrate and the second substrate to each other, and a...

Photoelectric conversion element, and photoelectric conversion apparatus and image sensing system
09/04/14 - 20140246569 - A member for light path to a photoelectric conversion portion includes a middle portion, and a peripheral portion having a refractive index different from the refractive index of the middle portion, and within some plane in parallel with the light receiving surface of a photoelectric conversion portion, and within other...

Switch
08/28/14 - 20140239162 - A switch is disclosed. In some examples, a switch includes a generally cylindrical housing; one or more sets of contact points enclosed by the housing; an indicator module, such as a multi-color LED illuminator, also enclosed by the housing; and a pushbutton actuator disposed to operate the contact points. The...

System and method for inspecting a sample using landing lens
08/21/14 - 20140231632 - An evaluation system that includes a miniature module that comprises a miniature objective lens and a miniature supporting module; wherein the miniature supporting module is arranged, when placed on a sample, to position the miniature objective lens at working distance from the sample; wherein the miniature objective lens is arranged...

Proximity sensor
08/21/14 - 20140231633 - A device including a photon emitter, a photon receiver, and a screen opaque to photons following a direct path from the outside of the device to the photon receiver....

Apparatus for focus beam analysis of high power lasers
08/21/14 - 20140231634 - An in-line laser beam waist analyzer system includes an optical prism that picks off a portion of a second surface reflection from either a laser processing focus lens or a protective debris shield for the processing lens and directs that focused light to a pixelated detector. This provides real time...

Standard light source and measurement method
08/14/14 - 20140224970 - A novel standard light source with a more simplified construction, which is suitable for measurement of total luminous flux of a light source different in luminous intensity distribution characteristics from a conventional standard light source, and a measurement method with the use of that standard light source are provided. A...

Method and device for coupling a light beam into a foil
08/07/14 - 20140217267 - The invention relates to a method and an optical device (150) in which a light beam (L) is coupled into a transparent component, for example into a foil (110). The incoupling is achieved by astigmatically focusing a light beam (L) onto an oblong entrance window (W) of the foil (110),...

Optical biosensor with a plurality of sensors regions
08/07/14 - 20140217268 - The invention relates to an optical sensor device (100) that comprises a plurality of objectives (152) for generating primary images of corresponding sensor regions (111). The primary images are then mapped with intermediate optics (153) onto a detector plane (154), particularly onto the sensitive plane of an image sensor....

Photoelectric coupling module
07/31/14 - 20140209791 - A photoelectric coupling module includes a substrate, a photoelectric unit, and a lens module. The substrate defines a positioning recess. The photoelectric unit is positioned on the substrate. The lens module includes a reflection surface, a plurality of first lenses, and a plurality of second lens. Optical axes of the...

Photoelectric coupling module
07/31/14 - 20140209792 - A photoelectric coupling module includes a substrate, a photoelectric unit, and a lens module. The substrate carries at least two alignment marks for correct and absolute positioning of the lens module on the substrate. The photoelectric unit is positioned on the substrate. The lens module defines at least two through...

Object detector
07/31/14 - 20140209793 - An object detector includes a light source; an optical system that converts a light beam emitted from the light source into a predetermined state; a deflector that deflects and scans the light beam passing through the optical system, and that irradiates the light beam onto an object; and a photo...

Interlocked collimators for a medical linear accelerator
07/03/14 - 20140183343 - An apparatus for detecting small field circular collimators when connected to a linear accelerator machine (LINAC). Each small field circular collimator is provided with some uniquely identifying trait depending upon its size. The adaptor of LINAC includes sensors to detect the uniquely identifying trait of the small field circular collimator....

Method and apparatus for generation of arbitrary waveforms with large bandwidth and long time apertures
06/26/14 - 20140175267 - Techniques for producing an arbitrary broadband waveform include storing a first waveform in a circulating coherent storage device. A next waveform is generated. A shifted replica is generated by shifting, by a frequency shift one of the next waveform or the waveform in the storage device. A combined waveform is...

Optical device, detection apparatus, electronic apparatus, and method for producing optical device
06/19/14 - 20140166863 - An optical device includes: a substrate having a dielectric layer and a plurality of metal particles; and an organic molecular layer formed by self-assembly on at least either the surface of the dielectric layer or the surfaces of the metal particles. In the organic molecular layer, a first organic molecule...

Rotatable viewing apparatuses and methods of making and using the same
06/12/14 - 20140158868 - Methods, systems and apparatuses for rotational viewing systems for optical and/or other measuring equipment are disclosed. The rotational viewing device includes a housing having an interface end opposite a viewing end. The housing has one or more bends between the interface end and the viewing end, an internal mirror, and...

Detachable viewing apparatuses and methods of making and using the same
06/12/14 - 20140158869 - Removable and/or detachable viewing devices for optical and/or other measuring equipment and methods of making and using the same are disclosed. The viewing device includes a housing, an eyepiece, and an attachment mechanism configured to releasably or detachably connect the viewing device to an optical measuring instrument. An optical measuring...

Variable-wavelength lidar system
06/12/14 - 20140158870 - A narrow-linewidth, variable-wavelength, active, absorbing LIDAR (Light Detection and Ranging) system and method. The linewidth of the source and detector is sufficiently narrow to produce a reasonable signal-to-noise ratio for the system. The central wavelength of the source and detector can be synchronously changed. The system comprises a tunable light-emitting...

Optical communication module
06/05/14 - 20140151536 - An optical communication module includes a lens unit and an optical-electrical converter. The optical-electrical converter includes a circuit board and the lens unit is fixed on the circuit board. The lens unit has an extension portion, and the extension portion extends outwards from the lens unit and is parallel to...

Photoelectric conversion device
05/29/14 - 20140145070 - A photoelectric conversion device includes a circuit board, a light emitting module, a light receiving module, and an optical coupling lens. Two protrusions apart from each other extend from the circuit board. The light emitting module and the light receiving module are mounted on the circuit board and apart from...

Energy output measuring device for infrared heating device
05/22/14 - 20140138524 - An energy output measuring device including a main body having a light reflecting exterior and a window portion formed in the main body and produced from infrared-reflecting glass. At least one visible light sensor is disposed adjacent the window. The energy output measuring device is configured to pass through a...

Detecting apparatus for determining empty cartridge
05/15/14 - 20140131558 - A detecting apparatus for determining whether liquid crystal glasses are displaced in a cartridge is disclosed. The detecting apparatus includes: a signal sensing device for sending sensing signals to an internal of the cartridge and for receiving the reflected signals from the internal of the cartridge; a reflector installed in...

Off-axial three-mirror system
05/08/14 - 20140124657 - An off-axial three-mirror system includes a primary mirror, a secondary mirror, a tertiary mirror, and an image sensor. The secondary mirror is located on a reflective optical path of the primary mirror. The tertiary mirror is located on a reflective optical path of the secondary mirror. The image sensor is...

Photo-electric converting module having bracket
04/24/14 - 20140110568 - An optical-electric converting module includes a printed circuit board (PCB), a bracket and an optical-electric coupling element. The PCB includes a supporting surface, at least one laser diode and at least one photo diode. The at least one laser diode and the at least one photo diode are positioned on...

Optical head for receiving light and optical system using the same
04/24/14 - 20140110569 - An optical head for receiving incident light is provided. The optical head comprises a transmissive cosine corrector and a reflector disposed to face the transmissive cosine corrector. The transmissive cosine corrector is disposed in an optical path of the incident light and shields the reflector from the incident light. The...

Lens array and optical module provided therewith
04/24/14 - 20140110570 - A lens array has structures in which light of each light-emitting element in plural rows that has been incident on first lens faces in plural rows on a first plate-shaped portion is totally reflected by a second prism surface. The light of each light-emitting element is then divided by a...

Imaging device and method
04/10/14 - - 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...

Monolithic optical packages and methods using aluminum nitride
04/10/14 - 20140097333 - 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...

Radiation detecting apparatus and radiation detecting system
04/03/14 - 20140091209 - 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...

Optical sensor device and image display device
04/03/14 - 20140091210 - 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...

Optical package with removably attachable cover
03/27/14 - 20140084145 - 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...

Group v doping of gaas-based layers to improve radiation tolerance of solar cells
03/27/14 - 20140084146 - 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....

Virtual detector for sensor system
03/13/14 - 20140070080 - 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...

Sensing a selected ambient environment
03/06/14 - 20140061446 - 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...

Optical package module
02/13/14 - 20140042305 - 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...

Photocathode including silicon substrate with boron layer
02/06/14 - 20140034816 - 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...

Optical characteristic measuring apparatus
01/23/14 - 20140021338 - 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...

Vehicle measurement system
01/23/14 - 20140021339 - 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...

Non-lens package structure for an optical device
01/16/14 - 20140014824 - 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...

Apparatus for manipulating plasmons
12/12/13 - 20130327928 - 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...

Easily assembled optical-electrical converting device
11/28/13 - 20130313415 - 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...

Light-trapping sheet, and light-receiving device and light-emitting device using the same
11/21/13 - 20130306844 - 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...

Optical lens assembly and optical devices thereof
11/14/13 - 20130299682 - 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...

Optical connecting member and optical module
11/14/13 - 20130299683 - 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...

Optical proximity sensor and manufacturing method thereof
11/07/13 - 20130292553 - 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...

Opto-electronic modules and methods of manufacturing the same and appliances and devices comprising the same
10/31/13 - 20130284906 - 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)...

Emissive aryl-heteroaryl compounds
10/31/13 - 20130284907 - 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....

Light acquisition sheet and rod, and light receiving device and light emitting device each using the light acquisition sheet or rod
10/10/13 - 20130264470 - 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...

Adjustment of measurement system components
10/03/13 - 20130256515 - 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...

Detecting apparatus and method for substrate
09/26/13 - 20130248692 - 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...

Light amount detector and image forming apparatus
08/29/13 - 20130221205 - 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...

Systems and methods for conveying energy
08/29/13 - 20130221206 - 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...

Optical sensor and test method for testing the operability of an optical sensor
08/29/13 - 20130221207 - 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...