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Imaging lens and imaging apparatus equipped with the imaging lens

Wide-angle lens, imaging apparatus, and method for manufacturing wide-angle lens

System for manufacturing a crystalline material by directional crystallization provided with an additional lateral heat…

Date/App# patent app List of recent Meniscus-related patents
07/17/14
20140198391
 Eyepiece optical system patent thumbnailEyepiece optical system
In order from the object side, a first lens having positive power with a convex observation-side surface, a second lens having negative power and a meniscus shape with a concave object-side surface, and a third lens having positive power with an observation-side surface having a smaller radius of curvature than that of an object-side surface are provided. The first, second and third lenses are single lenses.
07/10/14
20140192423
 Imaging lens and imaging apparatus equipped with the imaging lens patent thumbnailImaging lens and imaging apparatus equipped with the imaging lens
An imaging lens substantially includes five lenses, constituted by: a first lens having a positive refractive power; a second lens having a negative refractive power; a third lens having a positive refractive power and a convex surface that faces an object side; a fourth lens having a negative refractive power and a meniscus shape with a concave surface that faces the object side; and a fifth lens having a positive refractive power, a meniscus shape with a convex surface that faces the object side, and at least one inflection point on the surface thereof toward an image side.. .
07/10/14
20140192421
 Wide-angle lens, imaging apparatus, and method for manufacturing wide-angle lens patent thumbnailWide-angle lens, imaging apparatus, and method for manufacturing wide-angle lens
Including: a front lens group gf disposed to an object side of an aperture stop; and a rear lens group gr disposed to an image side of the aperture stop; the front lens group including a sub-lens group ga having negative refractive power, the sub-lens group ga including, in order from the most object side, at least three negative lenses, at least one of the three negative lens being an aspherical negative meniscus lens, the aspherical negative meniscus lens having a shape that negative refractive power is getting smaller from the center to the periphery, a cemented lens constructed by a positive lens, a negative lens, and a positive lens being disposed to the image side of the sub-lens group ga, and given conditional expressions being satisfied, thereby providing a wide-angle lens having high optical performance with a wide angle of view.. .
07/10/14
20140190398
 System for manufacturing a crystalline material by directional crystallization provided with an additional lateral heat source patent thumbnailSystem for manufacturing a crystalline material by directional crystallization provided with an additional lateral heat source
The crystallization system includes a crucible provided with a bottom and with side walls designed to contain the material to be solidified and a device for creating a main thermal gradient inside the crucible in a perpendicular direction to the bottom of the crucible. An additional inductive heating device is arranged at the level of the side walls of the crucible facing the liquid material and without overlapping with the solid phase.
07/03/14
20140185134
 Infrared lens unit, image capture module, and image capture device patent thumbnailInfrared lens unit, image capture module, and image capture device
An infrared lens unit includes, in order from the object side, an aperture, a lens group, and a band-pass filter which passes a light beam of a prescribed wavelength band of the infrared region. The lens group further includes, in order from the object side, a first meniscus lens which has a positive power and is convex on the object side, a second meniscus lens which has a positive power and is convex on the image side, and a convex lens which has a positive power and is convex on the object side.
07/03/14
20140184895
 Photographic lens optical system patent thumbnailPhotographic lens optical system
First, second, third, and fourth lenses (in order from an object side) are arranged between the object and an image sensor where an image of the object is formed. The first lens may have a positive refractive power and both surfaces thereof may be convex.
07/03/14
20140184880
 Photographic lens optical system patent thumbnailPhotographic lens optical system
First, second, third, and fourth lenses (in order from an object side) are arranged between the object and an image sensor where an image of the object is formed. The first lens may have a positive refractive power and may be a meniscus lens that is convex toward the object.
07/03/14
20140184845
 Imaging optical system, camera device and mobile information terminal device patent thumbnailImaging optical system, camera device and mobile information terminal device
An imaging optical system, includes: in the order from an object side to an image plane side, a first lens group having a first lens which is formed as a negative lens; a second lens group having a second lens which is formed as a plano-concave lens, a third lens which is formed as a negative meniscus lens, and a fourth lens which is formed as a biconvex lens; an aperture stop; a third lens group having a fifth lens which is formed as a biconvex lens, and a sixth lens which is formed as a biconcave lens; and a fourth lens group having a seventh lens which is formed as a negative meniscus lens.. .
06/26/14
20140180420
 Tissue engineered fibrocartilage replacement patent thumbnailTissue engineered fibrocartilage replacement
Fibrocartilage implants characterized by circumferential fiber networks embedded in arcuate or torroidal scaffolds with orthogonal fiber networks embedded therein to prevent separation of the circumferential fiber networks. The fiber networks convert axial compressive forces on the scaffolds to tensile loads on the circumferential fibers.
06/26/14
20140177065
 Zoom lens patent thumbnailZoom lens
A high-power zoom lens that achieves size and price reduction, and at the same time provides high-quality imaging. This lens includes at least four lens groups arranged along an optical axis, which are moveable along the axis in order to achieve changes in magnification.
06/19/14
20140168766
Optical assembly
An optical assembly includes a light directing film having an average effective transmission of at least 1.3, a light diffusing film having an optical haze of at least 5% and a plurality of spaced apart posts disposed and defining an air gap between the light directing and diffusing films. The posts are attached to a first major surface of the substrate and an opposing second end of each post is attached to the light diffusing film via a first adhesive layer.
06/19/14
20140168764
Cell culture vessels for meniscus reduction with aqueous solutions
A meniscus reducing member for use in a vessel for containing a liquid including a surface feature overlying at least a portion of an interior surface of the vessel. The surface feature includes at least two surfaces for contacting the liquid that cooperate to reduce a width of a meniscus formed at an interface between the liquid and the surface feature by physically altering a contact angle between the liquid and the surface feature..
06/19/14
20140168501
Zoom lens and imaging apparatus
There is provided a zoom lens including, in order from an object side: a first lens group having a positive refractive power; a second lens group having a negative refractive power; a third lens group having a positive refractive power; and a fourth lens group having a positive refractive power. The second lens group includes, in order from an object side, a negative meniscus lens concave toward an image plane side, a negative lens concave toward both sides, and a positive lens convex toward both sides.
06/19/14
20140166050
Chuck for mounting a semiconductor wafer for liquid immersion processing
Chucks for mounting and retaining semiconductor wafers during processing are described, particularly suited for wafer processing involving total immersion of the wafer-chuck structure in a liquid. Chuck structures are disclosed for preventing or hindering processing chemicals from contacting and contaminating large portions of the underside of the wafer undergoing processing, limiting such chemical contact to readily cleaned, relatively small annular regions on the periphery of the wafer.
06/12/14
20140162511
Wakeboard release mechanism
Wakeboarding causes a large number of knee injuries, especially to the acl. These injuries occur from large tensile, compressive and rotational forces on the knees.
06/12/14
20140161844
Crosslinker enhanced repair of connective tissues
A protein crosslinker delivery device includes a body and a protein crosslinker held in a synthetic or natural biodegradable polymer. The body, a coating on the body, or an attachment to the body can contain the protein crosslinker holding biodegradable polymer.
06/12/14
20140159094
Wavelength-converting light emitting diode (led) chip and led device equipped with chip
A wavelength-converted light emitting diode (led) chip is provided. The wavelength-converted led chip includes an led chip and a wavelength-converted layer.
06/05/14
20140153115
Photographing lens and electronic device
A photographing lens and an electronic device including the same are provided. The photographing lens includes a first lens, a second lens, a meniscus third lens, a meniscus fourth lens, and a fifth lens.
06/05/14
20140153108
Variable magnification optical system and imaging apparatus
A variable-magnification optical-system substantially consists of a first-lens-group having positive-refractive-power, a second-lens-group having negative-refractive-power, a third-lens-group having negative-refractive-power, a fourth-lens-group having negative-refractive-power, an aperture-stop, and a fifth-lens-group having positive-refractive-power in this order from an object-side along an optical-axis. The second-lens-group, third-lens-group and fourth-lens-group move when magnification is changed from a wide-angle-end to a telephoto-end.
05/29/14
20140146404
Imaging lens, and imaging apparatus including the imaging lens
An imaging lens substantially consists of a negative first lens group and a positive second lens group in this order from the object side. The first lens group substantially consists of only a first lens, which is one biconcave lens.
05/29/14
20140146397
Variable magnification optical system and imaging apparatus
A variable magnification optical system includes a relay lens group (a fifth lens group) substantially consisting of a relay front group and a relay rear group with a predetermined air space therebetween, and which is fixed during magnification change and has image formation action, and an extender lens group insertably and detachably arranged between the relay front group and the relay rear group, and which extends a focal length toward a telephoto side without changing an image formation position. The extender lens group substantially consists of a first lens group having positive refractive power and a second lens group having negative refractive power in this order from an object side.
05/29/14
20140144608
Evaporation-assisted heat dissipation apparatus
An evaporation-assisted heat dissipation apparatus includes a heat sink, a fan, and a spraying member. The spraying member includes a water tank, a water transmitting tube, and a plurality of water output tubes.
05/22/14
20140141503
Cell culture substrate having uniform surface coating
An article for culturing cells includes (i) a substrate having a surface; (ii) a plurality of pillars extending from the surface of the substrate; and (iii) a polymeric coating disposed on the surface of the substrate between the pillars, forming a plurality of mini-menisci on the surface of the substrate between the plurality of pillars. The mini-menisci may have diameters of from about 20 to about 250 micrometers.
05/22/14
20140141438
Devices and method for positioning dried reagent in microfluidic devices
A microfluidic device may include a sample distribution network including a plurality of sample chambers configured to be loaded with biological sample for biological testing of the biological sample while in the sample chambers, the biological sample having a meniscus that moves within the sample chambers during loading. The sample distribution network may further include a plurality of inlet channels, each inlet channel being in flow communication with and configured to flow biological sample to a respective sample chamber, and a plurality of outlet channels, each outlet channel being in flow communication and configured to flow biological sample from a respective sample chamber.
05/22/14
20140139932
Imaging lens, camera and personal digital assistant
An imaging lens includes in order from an object side a first lens group including a positive refractive power and a second lens group having a negative refractive power, the first lens group and the second lens group including a widest air space therebetween, the first lens group including in order from the object side a negative first lens having a concave face on the object side, a positive second lens having a convex face on both sides, an aperture stop, a negative third lens having a concave face on the object side, a positive fourth lens having a convex face on an image side and a positive fifth lens having a convex face on the image side, and the second lens group including a negative meniscus sixth lens having a concave face on the object side.. .
05/15/14
20140133036
Zoom lens and imaging apparatus
A zoom lens includes a first lens-group having positive refractive power, a second lens-group having negative refractive power, a third lens-group having positive refractive power, and a fourth lens-group having positive refractive power, in this order from an object side, and a stop located between a most image-side surface of the second lens-group and a most image-side surface of the third lens-group. Distances between the lens-groups change when magnification is changed from a wide-angle end to a telephoto end.
05/15/14
20140132664
Inkjet printing apparatus and clogged nozzle recovering method
The present invention provides an inkjet printing apparatus in which aggregate or the like clogged in a nozzle is sucked to recover the clogged nozzle and provides a clogged nozzle recovering method. The inkjet printing apparatus in accordance with the present invention includes a cap which is structured to cover some of plural nozzles formed in a nozzle face of a head of an inkjet printer, a pressure sensor which acquires a pressure in an inside of the cap in a state that the some of the plural nozzles are covered by the cap, a suction means which sucks the inside of the cap with a pressure lower than a negative pressure at which a meniscus of a nozzle that is not covered with the cap is broken, and a nozzle recovery judgment means which judges recovery of a nozzle by comparing a reference pressure value, which is obtained when nozzles without being clogged are covered by the cap and sucked and is stored beforehand, with a pressure value which is outputted from the pressure sensor..
05/08/14
20140126068
Imaging lens and imaging apparatus
An imaging lens provided with a negative first lens group and a positive second lens group arranged in order from the object side. The first lens group is composed of a first group first lens which is a negative single lens, and the second lens group is composed of a positive second group first lens, a positive second group second lens, and a negative second group third lens arranged in order from the object side.
05/08/14
20140126059
Zoom lens and imaging apparatus
A zoom lens includes a first lens group having positive refractive power, a second lens group having negative refractive power, a third lens group having positive refractive power, and a fourth lens group having positive refractive power, which are in this order from an object side, and a stop located between a most image-side surface of the second lens group and a most image-side surface of the third lens group. Distances between the lens groups change when magnification is changed from a wide angle end to a telephoto end.
05/08/14
20140125947
Plastic lens
The present invention provides a plastic lens capable of suppressing deformation while having a photochromic film. A plastic lens according to the present invention is configured to include a plastic substrate formed in a meniscus shape with a concave surface and a convex surface, a photochromic film provided on the convex surface of the plastic substrate, and a stress compensation film provided on the concave surface of the plastic substrate..
05/08/14
20140125735
Print head and inkjet printing apparatus
A print head includes an energy generating element, a chamber for accommodating liquid, and an ejection opening for ejecting liquid from the chamber, thus applying the energy to the liquid in the chamber from the energy generating element to eject the liquid from the ejection opening, wherein the ejection opening includes at least two projections convex to an inside of the ejection opening in a cross section perpendicular to a liquid ejecting direction and has a tapered angle Φ1 in regard to the liquid ejecting direction, enabling a meniscus of the liquid to be formed therebetween at the liquid ejecting time, and an outer edge portion has a tapered angle Φ2 in regard to the liquid ejecting direction, wherein the tapered angles Φ1 and Φ2 are defined to meet a formula of 0°≦Φ1≦10° and a formula of Φ2>Φ1.. .
05/08/14
20140125720
Pressure regulation system
A pressure regulation system for a high throughput inkjet printer uses a peristaltic pump to provide a meniscus vacuum to the printheads. A peristaltic pump is a small and inexpensive device which can produce a low flow rate suitable for achieving the relatively small meniscus vacuum required by drop on demand systems.
05/08/14
20140123893
Continuous analyte sensors and methods of making same
Described here are embodiments of processes and systems for the continuous manufacturing of implantable continuous analyte sensors. In some embodiments, a method is provided for sequentially advancing an elongated conductive body through a plurality of stations, each configured to treat the elongated conductive body.
05/01/14
20140120197
Liquefier assembly for use in extrusion-based additive manufacturing systems
A liquefier assembly for use in an extrusion-based additive manufacturing system, the liquefier assembly comprising a downstream portion having a first average inner cross-sectional area, and an upstream having a second average inner cross-sectional area that is less than the first inner cross-sectional area, the upstream portion defining a shoulder configured to restrict movement of a melt meniscus of a consumable material.. .
05/01/14
20140118849
Imaging lens and imaging apparatus using the same
An imaging lens formed of 4 lenses, in which a negative first lens having a meniscus shape with a convex surface on the object side, a biconvex positive second lens, a negative third lens having a concave surface on the image side, and a positive fourth lens having a convex surface on the object side, arranged in order from the object side, and the imaging lens satisfies conditional expressions (1): l12/f<0.82; (2): 2.3<l12×r2f2/f2<10.0; (5): −1.3<f1/f<−0.9; and (6): 48<v1 simultaneously, where, l12 is the air equivalent distance between the first lens and the second lens, f is the focal length of the entire lens system, r2f is the radius of curvature of the object side lens surface of the second lens, f1 is the focal length of the first lens, and v1 is the abbe number of the first lens with respect to the d-line.. .
05/01/14
20140118847
Imaging lens
An exemplary embodiment of the present invention relates to an imaging lens, the imaging lens including, in an ordered way from an object side, a first lens having positive (+) refractive power, a second lens having negative (−) refractive power, a third lens having positive (+) refractive power, a fourth lens having negative (−) refractive power, and a fifth lens having a negative (−) refractive power, wherein the third lens takes a meniscus shape convexly formed at an object side.. .
05/01/14
20140116476
Systems for surface treatment of semiconductor substrates using sequential chemical applications
Systems for removing post etch polymer residue from etched surface includes a first proximity head to introduce a first cleaning chemistry as a first meniscus to a portion of the surface of the substrate so as to cover a length that extends to at least a diameter of the substrate and a first width that is less than the diameter of the substrate. A second proximity head is configured to introduce a second cleaning chemistry as a second meniscus to the portion so as to cover the length that extends to the diameter and a second width that is less than the diameter of the substrate.
04/24/14
20140113277
Ultrasonic biological sample analysis apparatus and methods
An ultrasonic sample evaluation process in which a vial containing a liquid medium is placed on a receptacle and a ultrasonic source signal is propagated upwards in the vertical direction through the liquid medium. A number of reflected ultrasonic signals is received at the bottom of the sample vial and evaluated to identify a pattern characteristic of a reflection off the meniscus, and the presence of a pattern characteristic of a collection implement located in the liquid medium.
04/24/14
20140111874
Optical system for camera
Disclosed herein is an optical system for a camera. The optical system for a camera includes: a first lens having positive refractive power and a meniscus shape concave toward an image; a second lens having negative refractive power and a shape concave toward the image; a third lens having the positive refractive power and a shape convex toward an object; a fourth lens having the positive refractive power and a shape convex toward the image; and a fifth lens having the negative refractive power, a shape convex toward the object and concave to the image, and one or more inflection point provided on an image surface..
04/24/14
20140111850
Near infrared lens
The present invention discloses a near infrared lens, comprising four groups of lenses along the optical axis from the object space to the image space, wherein, the first lens is a meniscus-shaped lens with negative focal power, with the convex side facing the object space, and has aspherical surfaces; the second lens is a meniscus-shaped lens with positive or negative focal power, with the convex side facing the image space; the third lens is a convexo-convex, convexo-plane, or meniscus-shaped lens with positive focal power, and the convex side of the lens faces the object space if the lens is a convexo-plane or meniscus-shaped lens; the fourth lens is a lens with positive focal power, and has aspherical surfaces. With the above design, the near infrared lens can achieve high imaging quality and low distortion effects with large aperture and wide viewing angle..
04/24/14
20140110371
Method of manufacturing roll-shaped mold and method of manufacturing product having concave-convex microstructure on surface thereof
A method of manufacturing a roll-shaped mold includes: an immersing step of immersing a roll-shaped mold main body into a treatment agent; a first removing step of exposing a portion of the mold main body from a liquid level of the treatment agent in which a central axis of the mold main body is inclined with respect to a horizontal surface; a second removing step in which the mold main body is moved in relation to the liquid level of the treatment agent in which a meniscus is sustained between the exposed portion of the mold main body and the liquid level of the treatment agent and thereby further exposing the mold main body; and a third removing step of removing the entire mold main body from the treatment agent in which the central axis of the mold main body is inclined with respect to the horizontal surface.. .
04/17/14
20140104704
Optical system for camera
Disclosed herein is an optical system for a camera. The optical system for a camera includes: a first lens having positive refractive power and a meniscus shape concave toward an image; a second lens having negative refractive power and a shape concave toward the image; a third lens having the positive refractive power and a shape convex toward an object; a fourth lens having the positive refractive power and a shape convex toward the image; and a fifth lens having the negative refractive power, a shape convex toward the object and concave to the image, and one or more inflection point provided on an image surface..
04/17/14
20140104702
Imaging lens and imaging apparatus
An imaging lens substantially consists of five lenses of a first lens having a meniscus shape with its convex surface facing an object side and negative refractive power, a second lens having negative refractive power, and the image-side surface of which has a convex shape facing an image side in the vicinity of an optical axis, a third lens having positive refractive power, a stop, a fourth lens having positive refractive power, and a fifth lens having negative refractive power. At least one of the surfaces of the first lens through the fifth lens is aspherical.
04/10/14
20140098428
Imaging lens and imaging apparatus including the imaging lens
An imaging lens substantially consists of five lenses of an aspheric first lens having a convex surface facing an object side and positive refractive power, an aspheric second lens having a concave surface facing the object side and negative refractive power, an aspheric third lens having a meniscus shape in which its object-side surface is convex toward the object side, and positive refractive power, an aspheric fourth lens having negative refractive power and a fifth lens having a convex surface facing the object side and positive refractive power, which are in this order from the object side. Further, the imaging lens satisfies predetermined conditional formulas..
04/10/14
20140098353
Lithographic apparatus and device manufacturing method
A liquid confinement system for use in immersion lithography is disclosed in which the meniscus of liquid between the liquid confinement system and the substrate is pinned substantially in place by a meniscus pinning feature. The meniscus pinning feature comprises a plurality of discrete outlets arranged in a polygonal shape..
04/03/14
20140092489
Imaging lens and imaging apparatus
An imaging lens consists of a first-lens having a meniscus-shape with its convex-surface facing an object-side and negative-refractive-power and second through fifth lenses, at least one of the surfaces of each of which is aspherical. An image-side surface of the second-lens has a concave-shape facing an image-side.
04/03/14
20140092488
Lens assembly
A lens assembly includes a first lens, a second lens, a third lens, a fourth lens and a fifth lens, all of which are arranged in sequence from an object side to an image side along an optical axis. The first lens is with positive refractive power and includes a convex surface facing the object side.
03/27/14
20140085528
Zoom lens and image-pickup apparatus having the same
A zoom lens includes, in order from an object side to an image side, a first lens unit having a positive refractive power, a second lens unit having a negative refractive power, a third lens unit having a positive refractive power, and a fourth lens unit having a positive refractive power. Each lens unit moves so that a distance between adjacent lens units changes during zooming.
03/20/14
20140078600
Imaging lens and imaging apparatus including the imaging lens
An imaging lens substantially consists of five lenses of a first lens having positive-power and a meniscus shape with its convex surface facing an object side, and at least one of the surfaces of which is aspherical, a second lens having negative-power and a concave surface facing an image side, and at least one of the surfaces of which is aspherical, a third lens having negative-power and a convex surface facing the object side, and at least one of the surfaces of which is aspherical, a fourth lens having positive-power and a convex surface facing the object side, and at least one of the surfaces of which is aspherical, and a fifth lens having negative-power and a concave surface facing the image side, and at least one of the surfaces of which is aspherical, which are in this order from the object side. A predetermined formula is satisfied..
03/13/14
20140074157
Pre-tied surgical knots for use with suture passers
Sutures with pre-tied knots for use in percutaneous surgical procedures. Described herein are pre-tied sutures and methods of using them that may be used with a suture passer for percutaneously suturing tissue, including percutaneously passing and securing a loop of suture around a tear in a meniscus tissue of the knee.
03/13/14
20140071334
Imaging lens and imaging device
An imaging lens is constituted of, in order from an object side to an image side, a first lens element having a positive refractive power and having a convex surface toward the object side; a second lens element of a meniscus shape having a negative refractive power and having a concave surface toward an image side; a third lens element having a positive refractive power and having a convex surface toward the image side; a fourth lens element of a meniscus shape having a negative refractive power and having a convex surface toward the image side; and a fifth lens element of a meniscus shape and having a concave surface toward the image side.. .
03/06/14
20140065597
Apparatuses for and methods of processing cells and related structures
Apparatus for processing life-based organic particles, including particles selected from the list comprising cells, cellular spheroids, tissues, eukaryotes, micro-organisms, organs or embryos, comprises a hollow volume (10) that (a) is internally divided into at least first (14), second (16) and third (17) sub-volumes by at least two phaseguides (12, 13) formed inside the volume and (b) includes parts that are relatively upstream and relatively downstream when judged with reference to the movement of a meniscus or a bulk liquid in the volume (10). The apparatus includes at least first, second and third fluid conduits (19, 21, 22) connected to permit fluid communication between the upstream exterior of the volume (10) and a respective said sub-volume (14, 16, 17); and at least one further conduit (24) connected to permit fluid communication between the downstream exterior of the volume (10) and a said sub-volume.
03/06/14
20140063620
Photographing lens optical system
A lens optical system including first, second, third, fourth, and fifth lenses that are sequentially arranged between an object and an image sensor on which an image of the object is formed. The first lens may have a positive refractive power and may be biconvex.
03/06/14
20140063612
Projector zoom lens and projector
A projector zoom lens includes a first lens group having a negative refractive power and a second lens group having a positive refractive power. The first lens group includes a first front group having a negative refractive power and a first rear group having a positive refractive power, including a positive meniscus lens with a convex surface on an enlargement side.
03/06/14
20140063596
Photographing lens optical system
A lens optical system including first, second, third, fourth, and fifth lenses sequentially arranged between an object and an image sensor on which an image of the object is formed, in order from a side of the object. The first lens has a positive (+) refractive power and is biconvex.
03/06/14
20140063104
Inkjet recording apparatus
An inkjet recording apparatus according to one aspect of the present disclosure includes nozzle, pressuring chambers, piezoelectric element, ambient condition obtaining portion, application portion, and control portion. Control portion causes application portion to output ejection driving-voltage by which piezoelectric element is deformed so as to eject droplets from nozzles in printing period in printing state, and causes application portion to output vibration driving-voltage by which piezoelectric element is vibrated so as to vibrate meniscus in each nozzle in non-printing period between printing periods in printing state.
02/27/14
20140055869
Zoom lens, optical apparatus, and method for manufacturing zoom lens
Provided is a zoom lens, including, in order from an object: a first lens group (g1) having positive refractive power; a second lens group (g2) having negative refractive power; a third lens group (g3) having positive refractive power; and a fourth lens group (g4) having positive refractive power. The first lens group (g1 includes only, in order from the object, a cemented lens of a negative lens (l11) and a positive lens (l12), and a positive meniscus lens (l13) having a convex surface facing the object, an aperture stop (s) for determining brightness is disposed to the object side of the third lens group (g3), and upon zooming, all of the four groups (g1 to g4) move and the aperture stop (s) moves together with the third lens group (g3), and the conditional expression νdp1>85.0 is satisfied, where νdp1 denotes an abbe number of the positive lens (l12), which is disposed closest to the object in the first lens group (g1), at the d-line as a standard..
02/27/14
20140055659
Zoom lens and image pickup apparatus
The zoom lens includes first to fourth lens units respectively having negative, positive, negative and positive refractive powers and being moved during zooming. The first lens unit includes 1-1 and 1-2 negative lenses each having a meniscus shape with an object side convex surface.
02/27/14
20140053644
Moisture resistant air data probes
An air data probe includes a probe head. The probe head defines a longitudinal axis with a forward tip and aft base and includes a wall tap port inlet defined in the probe head aft between the forward tip and the aft base.
02/20/14
20140050689
Tissue grafted with a biodegradable polymer
Novel implantable tissue fixation methods and compositions are disclosed. Methods and compositions of tissue, fixed using polymeric and/or variable length crosslinks, and di- or polymercapto compounds are described.
02/20/14
20140049839
Image capturing lens and image capturing apparatus provided with the image capturing lens
An image capturing lens which substantially consists of five lenses, composed of a first aspherical lens having a convex surface on the object side and a positive refractive power; a second aspherical lens having a concave surface on the image side and a negative refractive power; a third aspherical lens having a positive refractive power near the optical axis; a fourth aspherical lens having a negative refractive power; and a fifth aspherical lens which is a meniscus lens having a concave surface on the image side and a negative refractive power, arranged in this order from the object side, and satisfies predetermined conditional expressions.. .
02/20/14
20140049835
Wide-angle projection lens and projection display device using the same
A first lens group including two aspherical lenses, a second lens group consisting of three negative meniscus lenses, each negative meniscus lens having a convex surface facing the enlargement side, a third lens group having a negative refractive power and including at least one cemented lens, and a fourth lens group having a positive refractive power and including at least two cemented lenses and one aspherical lens are arranged in this order from the enlargement side. Predetermined conditional expressions are satisfied..
02/13/14
20140042676
Device to inject solid material into a bath of liquid metal, and corresponding method
Device and method for injecting solid material in particles, powder or granulated form, of varying grain size. The device comprises a tubular pipe which can be applied on a lateral wall of a melting furnace so as to dispose its exit end inside the volume of the melting furnace and above the meniscus of the liquid metal.
02/13/14
20140042576
Photoelectric conversion apparatus
A photoelectric conversion apparatus includes a lens array including a plurality of convex meniscus lenses. Each of the convex meniscus lenses is provided between a first member and a second member.
02/13/14
20140041226
Method and apparatus for physical confinement of a liquid meniscus over a semiconductor wafer
Apparatus, methods and systems for physically confining a liquid medium applied over a semiconductor wafer include a chemical head. The chemical head including multiple first return conduits formed from a first flat region in a head surface and multiple second return conduits formed from a second flat region in the head surface.
02/06/14
20140035978
Method of driving liquid ejection head and liquid ejection apparatus
A method of driving a liquid ejection head includes preparing a liquid ejection head including first and second flow paths, and a piezoelectric element, a first step of applying a first voltage, which expands the second flow path, to the piezoelectric element while a meniscus of a liquid recessed from an orifice toward the second flow path is formed in a first flow path to move the meniscus to the second flow path, a second step of applying a second voltage, which contracts the second flow path, to the piezoelectric element while the meniscus that moves toward the first flow path is positioned in the second flow path to move the liquid to the first flow path, and a third step of applying a third voltage, which expands the second flow path, to the piezoelectric element to eject the liquid from the orifice after the liquid projects from the orifice.. .
02/06/14
20140034096
Acoustic assisted single wafer wet clean for semiconductor wafer process
An apparatus for cleaning a substrate includes a dispense head configured to supply a liquid medium as a meniscus to the surface of the substrate and a rinse head that is equipped with at least an inlet conduit to supply rinse chemical to a top substrate surface as a meniscus. An outlet conduit is disposed on either side of the inlet conduit and is configured to remove the rinse chemical and liquid medium from the substrate surface.
01/30/14
20140031933
Implantable device and method to replace the meniscus of the knee and other body structures
A meniscus implant including a c-shaped scaffold having an arcuate middle section extending between an anterior end and a posterior end. A reinforcing network of fibers independent from the scaffold is embedded therein.
01/30/14
20140029113
Photographing lens and photographing apparatus
A photographing lens and a photographing apparatus including the photographing lens. The photographing lens includes a first lens, a second lens, a third lens, a fourth lens, and a fifth lens that are arranged sequentially from an object side.


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