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Infrared Responsive patent applications listed include Date, Patent Application Number, Patent Title, Patent Abstract summary and are linked to the corresponding patent application page.

04/17/14 - 20140103209 - Terahertz-wave element, terahertz-wave detecting device, terahertz time-domain spectroscopy system, and tomography apparatus
A terahertz-wave element includes a waveguide (2, 4, 5) that includes an electro-optic crystal and allows light to propagate therethrough, and a coupling member (7) that causes a terahertz wave to enter the waveguide (2, 4, 5). The propagation state of the light propagating through the waveguide (2, 4, 5)...

03/27/14 - 20140084163 - Terahertz-wave generating apparatus and measuring unit equipped with the same
Provided is a compact terahertz-wave generating apparatus that generates terahertz waves at high output and high efficiency. A terahertz-wave generating apparatus includes an electromagnetic-wave resonator including a hollow fiber in which an electromagnetic-wave gain medium is disposed, the electromagnetic-wave gain medium generating terahertz waves when exciting energy is supplied thereto,...

03/20/14 - 20140077081 - Inspection apparatus for sheet
An inspection apparatus for a sheet of paper subjected to a process to impart a translucent property such as a “watermark” or a “security window” includes: an inspection cylinder in which a surface facing the sheet of paper is provided with a blackened portion; IR-LED illuminators which irradiate the sheet...

03/13/14 - 20140070100 - Sensing device and electronic apparatus
A sensing device includes a first electrode, a second electrode with a first opening portion, a light blocking layer with a second opening portion, an organic EL layer including a light emitting unit and being formed between the first electrode and the second electrode, and a light receiving unit. The...

03/06/14 - 20140061466 - Controlling assembly and electronic device
A controlling assembly is disclosed, which is adapted to be disposed at a casing, in which the casing has an opening. The controlling assembly includes an infrared transmission module (IR transmission module), a pressing switch and a button. The IR transmission module is adapted to be disposed in the casing...

03/06/14 - 20140061467 - Variable aperture mechanism for use in vacuum and cryogenically-cooled environments
A variable aperture mechanism (VAM) comprises a cam assembly, a single motor capable of rotating the cam assembly, and a pair of aperture members which are coupled to the cam assembly and arranged to affect the size of an aperture, with the size of the aperture varying with the position...

03/06/14 - 20140061468 - Infrared sensor
Provided is a lightweight infrared sensor which is readily and stably erected to a substrate. The infrared sensor includes an insulating film; a first and a second heat sensitive element are disposed on one surface of the insulating film separately; a first and second conductive film on one surface of...

02/27/14 - 20140054459 - Apparatus and method for monitoring a card slot
An apparatus and method for monitoring a card slot is provided. The apparatus is for monitoring a card slot for the presence of unauthorised objects or devices and comprises a photon coupled interrupter having a light source configured for placement at a first side of the card slot to be...

02/27/14 - 20140054460 - Device for emitting and guiding an infrared radiation
Device for emitting and guiding an infrared radiation comprising a waveguide (1) and means (5) for emitting an infrared radiation (R), characterized in that said means (5) for emitting an infrared radiation (R) are formed at the surface or inside the waveguide (1), in such a way that the radiation...

02/20/14 - 20140048708 - Bolometric detector of an electromagnetic radiation in the terahertz range and array detection device comprising such detectors
A terahertz detection device comprises at least one terahertz antenna, a detection microbridge suspended above a substrate comprising a resistive load coupled to the antenna and a resistive bolometric clement coupled to the resistive load, a bias circuit for biasing the bolometric element. The device further comprises a skimming microbridge...

01/30/14 - 20140027638 - Regenerative receiver architectures for millimeter-wave and sub-millimeter-wave imaging and communication
A millimeter and sub-millimeter wavelength receiver imaging apparatus and method which directly generates a time encoded digital signal for an imaging pixel in response to interoperation of a digital quench circuit, an envelope detector, and a regenerative oscillator coupled to an antenna. The device utilizes the fact that oscillator startup...

01/30/14 - 20140027639 - Ctia for ir readout integrated circuits using single ended opamp with in-pixel voltage regulator
A circuit for an image sensor pixel receives photogenerated information from an image sensor, such as infrared sensor. The circuit includes a single ended operational amplifier, they can have a simple circuit such as for example 4 transistors. An additional transistor is used in the pixel to regulate the voltage...

01/16/14 - 20140014837 - Motion detector camera
A motion detector camera includes a housing, viewing electronics mounted within the housing, an IR emitter exposed on a surface of the housing, a motion detector exposed on a surface of the housing, and a controller operatively coupled to the viewing electronics, the IR emitter, and the motion detector, wherein...

01/16/14 - 20140014838 - Optical filter and sensor system
An optical filter having a passband at least partially overlapping with a wavelength range of 800 nm to 1100 nm is provided. The optical filter includes a filter stack formed of hydrogenated silicon layers and lower-refractive index layers stacked in alternation. The hydrogenated silicon layers each have a refractive index...

01/02/14 - 20140001362 - Occupancy sensor with multi-position rotary switch
An occupancy sensor has a body and a lens cover. The body includes an enclosure, a human movement sensing component and at least one multi-position rotary switch. The at least one multi-position rotary switch is configured through the enclosure of the body, has a plurality of switching positions and is...

12/26/13 - 20130341510 - Overhead occupancy sensor
An overhead occupancy sensor assembly includes a housing, a lens disposed in the housing, a sensing element disposed behind the lens and configured to detect light, and a light blocking element, the light blocking element being configured to block light from reaching the sensing element. The light blocking element is...

12/12/13 - 20130327941 - Wide angle optical system
A system for diverting wide angle incident electromagnetic radiation to parallel to an optical axis of a wide FOV lens. The system includes a wide FOV lens system including at least one wide FOV lens and an electromagnetic radiation sensitive device. The wide FOV lens system includes at least one...

11/21/13 - 20130306868 - Infrared ray sensor package, infrared ray sensor module, and electronic device
According to the present invention, the gas adsorption capability of a getter can be maintained while the characteristics of an infrared ray sensor element are prevented from being deteriorated. An infrared ray sensor package has an infrared ray sensor element, a base substrate, a housing, an infrared ray transmission window,...

10/31/13 - 20130284927 - Infrared detector having at least one switch positioned therein for modulation and/or bypass
In at least one embodiment, a sensing apparatus is provided. The sensing apparatus comprises a substrate, a thermopile, and a readout circuit. The thermopile includes an absorber positioned above the substrate for receiving thermal energy and for generating an electrical output indicative of the thermal energy. The readout circuit is...

10/24/13 - 20130277557 - Optical position detection device and equipment with position detection function
An optical position detection device includes a first detection light source unit that outputs a detection light from one side to the other side in a first direction, a second detection light source unit that is separated from the first detection light source unit along a second direction crossing the...

09/26/13 - 20130248712 - Nanowire thermoelectric infrared detector
A thermoelectric infrared detector. The detector includes an absorption platform comprising a material that increases in temperature in response to incident infrared radiation, the platform covering substantially an entire area of the detector. The detector includes a thermocouple substantially suspended from contact with a substrate by at least one arm...

09/19/13 - 20130240733 - Modular multi-use thermal imaging system
A modular multi-use thermal imaging system is disclosed. In one embodiment, the modular multi-user thermal imaging system includes a modular mounting structure and a modular multi-use thermal imaging device configured to attach to one or more structures via the modular mounting structure....

08/29/13 - 20130221219 - Electromagnetic interference protection structure
A detector structure having a sensor for detecting energy impinging on the structure in the infrared and/or optical frequency band; an electronics section disposed behind the sensor for processing electrical signal produced by the sensor in response to the sensor detecting the infrared and/or optical energy; and an electrically conductive...

08/22/13 - 20130214158 - Passive detectors for imaging systems
Passive detector structures for imaging systems are provided which implement unpowered, passive front-end detector structures with direct-to-digital measurement data output for detecting incident photonic radiation in various portions (e.g., thermal (IR), near IR, UV and visible light) of the electromagnetic spectrum....

08/15/13 - 20130206989 - Radiation sensor
A radiation sensor is provided. The radiation sensor includes a substrate; a diaphragm positioned over the substrate; an absorbing layer which is configured to absorb infrared radiation; a supporting element arranged between the absorbing layer and the diaphragm such that a spacing gap is formed between the absorbing layer and...

08/01/13 - 20130193323 - Infrared security sensor
An infrared security sensor device includes a light projector 1A, 1B having a projecting light power control unit 5 for controlling the light receiving sensitivity of a light receiver 2A, 2B by switching a light projecting power thereof to one of a plurality of steps in dependence on the level...

07/25/13 - 20130187048 - Infrared detector having at least one switch for modulation and/or bypass
An infrared (IR) detector including a plurality of thermal sensing elements for generating an image of an object is provided. The IR detector comprises a first thermal sensing element and includes a thermopile and a first switch. The thermopile is configured to receive at least a portion of a thermal...

07/25/13 - 20130187049 - Spectral filter having a structured membrane at the sub-wavelength scale, and method for manufacturing such a filter
According to a first aspect, the present invention relates to a spectral filter suitable for filtering an incident wave at at least a first given central wavelength λ0 comprising a substrate with a through orifice and a membrane of dielectric material. The membrane is suspended above the orifice and is...

07/18/13 - 20130181131 - Reflective proximity sensor with improved smudge resistance and reduced crosstalk
An electronic device includes a protective layer above a proximity sensor having a radiation emitter and a radiation detector. A groove, which may be wedge shaped, is formed in the bottom surface of the protective layer. A radiation barrier, which may be reflective or absorptive material, is placed in the...

07/04/13 - 20130168551 - Apparatus and methods for controlling a laser output and improving laser safety using a proximity sensor
A laser output control method and a laser output control device, including a luminous source in the optical interface of an optical transceiver, a proximity detector configured to detect and capture reflection intensity of a luminous beam from the luminous source, an optical processing circuit electrically connected to the proximity...

06/27/13 - 20130161515 - Infrared ray detector and method of detecting infrared rays by using the same
A infrared ray detector includes a first metal layer; a second metal layer on the first metal layer and configured to absorb infrared rays; a thermistor layer below the second metal layer, the thermistor layer having a resistance that changes according to infrared rays absorbed in the second metal layer;...

06/27/13 - 20130161516 - Optical pulse tester using light emitting device
To provide a small and high-performance optical pulse tester using a light emitting device including semiconductor light emitting element capable of emitting light beams with wavelengths in a plurality of wavelength ranges with a high optical output. An optical pulse tester includes: a light emitting device including a semiconductor light...

06/20/13 - 20130153767 - Wavelength-selective, integrated resonance detector for electromagnetic radiation
Embodiments of the invention are directed to integrated resonance detectors and arrays of integrated resonance detectors and to methods for making and using the integrated resonance detectors and arrays. Integrated resonance detectors comprise a substrate, a conducting mirror layer, an active layer, and a patterned conducting layer. Electromagnetic radiation is...

06/20/13 - 20130153768 - System and method for using a portable near ir led light source and photogrammetry for boresight harmonization of aircraft and ground vehicle components
Disclosed is a system and method for using a portable near (infrared light emitting diode) IR LED light source and photogrammetry for boresight harmonization of aircraft and ground vehicle components. In one embodiment, orientation and positional parameters of two or more fixed points and distances between the two or more...

06/20/13 - 20130153769 - Dewar assembly for ir detection systems
A dewar assembly is presented for use in an optical IR detection system defining a light collecting region. The dewar assembly comprises a warm shield unit configured as an enclosure for optically enclosing the light collection region and having an optical window through which incident light enters the dewar. The...

06/13/13 - 20130146768 - Electromagnetic wave generating device, electromagnetic wave detecting device, and time-domain spectroscopy apparatus
The electromagnetic wave generating device includes the optical waveguide including a plurality of waveguide segments each of which is sandwiched between dielectrics and includes a nonlinear optical crystal. The waveguide segments are arranged such that an angle formed by the directions of propagation of light in the two adjacent waveguide...

06/13/13 - 20130146769 - Optical pulse generating apparatus, terahertz spectroscopy apparatus, and tomography apparatus
An optical pulse generating apparatus that supplies pump light and probe light includes a light source and a modulation unit configured to modulate light emitted from the light source, thereby dividing the light into the pump light and the probe light. The modulation unit is configured such that a frequency...

05/09/13 - 20130112876 - Infrared detectors
In some example embodiments, an infrared detector may comprise a substrate; a resonator spaced apart from the substrate, the resonator absorbing incident infrared light; a thermoelectric material layer contacting the resonator and having a variable resistance according to temperature variation due to the absorbed incident infrared light; a lead wire...

05/09/13 - 20130112877 - Battery-operated object detecting device
A battery-operated object detecting device (D) includes a detecting unit (U) adapted to be driven by an electric cell (12) mounted thereon, and a transmitting device (20) driven by the electric cell (12) in the detecting unit (U) for wireless transmitting at least a low battery signal being indicative of...

04/25/13 - 20130099120 - Systems and methods for counting cells and biomolecules
The invention generally relates to analytical and monitoring systems useful for analyzing and measuring cells and biological samples. More particularly, the invention relates to systems and methods for imaging, measuring, counting, analyzing, and monitoring microscopic particles such as cells and biological molecules in solution samples....

03/28/13 - 20130075610 - High-fidelity device for single-shot pulse contrast measurement based on quasi-phase-matching (qpm)
A high-fidelity device for single-shot pulse contrast measurement based on quasi-phase-matching includes a generating unit of sampling pulse, a high-fidelity cross-correlation unit of nonlinear SFG and a high-sensitivity signal detecting unit. An innovatively designed dot-mirror or dot-attenuator and correlating crystal. The dot-mirror or dot-attenuator is adopted to suppress the scattering...

03/28/13 - 20130075611 - Antenna for use in thz transceivers
A high frequency radiation transceiver is presented. The transceiver includes an electrodes' arrangement, including two or more electrodes, where two of said electrodes are accommodated in a spaced-apart relationship defining a cavity for free space propagation of electrons between them. One of said two electrodes is configured to be responsive...

03/28/13 - 20130075612 - Carrier and adhesion amount measuring apparatus, and measuring method, program, and recording medium of the same
A carrier includes attachment holes to which a catalyst attaches, and non-attachment holes to which the catalyst does not attach. An attachment quantity measurement device includes an electromagnetic wave output device that outputs a terahertz wave toward the carrier, an electromagnetic wave detector that detects the terahertz wave which has...

03/28/13 - 20130075613 - Hidden sensors in an electronic device
An electronic device having one or more sensors is provided. The sensors may include any suitable type of sensor that emits or receives radiation (e.g., light waves) from the environment. The electronic device may include openings through which radiation may reach the sensors while keeping the sensors hidden from view....

03/14/13 - 20130062521 - Electronic device and method of production of infrared light shield plate mounted in electronic device
An electronic device which is provided with a liquid crystal display device which includes an edge light type of light source, a light guide plate, and a liquid crystal panel, for detecting proximity of an object to the liquid crystal panel by an optical type object detector comprising two infrared...

02/28/13 - 20130048856 - Display device
A display device a display and a front panel. The front panel is made of plastic and is at least partly provided with a metallic coating. The coating is applied by means of physical vapor deposition. The metallic coating is electrically grounded when the display device is placed in operation....

02/28/13 - 20130048857 - Operating device
The invention relates to an operating device for a motor vehicle having a movable activation element for activating at least one switch element for generating a switch signal. The operating device comprises a sensor face which is arranged on the activation element and an optical reflection sensor device, which has...

02/21/13 - 20130043390 - Calibration system for detector
A calibration system for a detector includes a base member, a plurality of radiation sources fixedly attached to the base member, and a positioning mechanism attached to the base member. Each radiation source is maintained at a different temperature and is configured to emit electromagnetic radiation. The positioning mechanism includes...

02/07/13 - 20130032717 - Infrared detecting element and electronic device
The infrared detecting element has a first base plate that has a first front surface, a first back surface, a first recessed portion, and an infrared detecting section for detecting infrared rays provided in an area of the first front surface that opposes the first recessed portion; a second base...

01/31/13 - 20130026365 - Testing system for examining turbine blades
A testing system for examining the coating and open cooling-air holes of turbine blades includes a positioning device for an infrared camera with two degrees of freedom, a rotating-pivoting device for positioning the turbine blade, and a rotatable air duct arranged on the rotating-pivoting device. The rotatable air duct is...

01/10/13 - 20130009059 - Device for increased eye protection
Device with at least one filter, in particular for a relieving and preventive eye protection as glasses, sun glasses or pane, wherein the device comprises at least one filter for influencing and filtering UV, blue light and infrared radiation, wherein the at least one filter is characterized by specific limit...

01/10/13 - 20130009060 - Adhesive fastening elements for holding a workpiece and methods of de-bonding a workpiece from an adhesive fastening element
An adhesive fastening element for holding a workpiece, the adhesive fastening element including: a light source for providing light to an exterior surface of the adhesive fastening element so as to cure an adhesive; and a light meter for receiving light from the exterior surface of the adhesive fastening element;...