|| List of recent Optic-related patents
|Clamping apparatus for carrying a disk in an optical disk drive|
A clamping apparatus for being disposed in an optical disk drive and carrying a disk is provided. The clamping apparatus includes a base, a spindle assembly, a pawl and a buffer element.
|Expense input utilities, systems, and methods|
Systems and methods for expense input utilities include providing an image of an expense-related document for display with an expense form. A selection of a portion of the image and a selection of an input field of the expense form may be received.
|Hybrid fiber optic and power over ethernet|
Connectors for connecting between devices using optical communication where at least one of the devices is configured to receive power from the connector by one or more power over ethernet (poe) contacts in the plug. In some variations, described herein are hybrid fiber optic power over ethernet (poe) cables that provide power and optically transmit information between and/or to ethernet devices.
|Server-layer shared link risk group analysis to identify potential client-layer network connectivity loss|
In one embodiment, a particular device within a client-layer network maintains client-layer topology information including server-layer shared risk link group (srlg) information of server-layer devices and links in a server-layer network associated with client-layer links and client-layer nodes in the client-layer network. A determination is made to discover if there is an alternative client-layer path to an established client-layer path between a first packet switching device and a second packet switching device if all server-layer resources of any particular server-layer srlg of a plurality of total server-layer srlgs associated with the established client-layer path become unavailable.
|Method of transmitting data including a structured linear database|
A method, system and type of database for transmitting data is disclosed in which the data is organized into a structured linear database. The structured linear database includes a routing header portion, a file allocation table, a data portion and a tailbit portion.
|Hybrid focus-exposure matrix|
A method for controlling semiconductor production through use of a hybrid focus exposure matrix (fem) model includes taking measurements of a set of structures formed onto a substrate. The method further includes using a fem model to determine focus and exposure conditions used to form the structure the model was created through use of measurements of structures formed on a substrate under varying focus and exposure conditions, the measurements being taken using both an optical measurement tool and a scanning electron microscope..
|Adaptive rf signal filter using acousto-optic spectrum analyzer and re-writable xdm mask|
A coherent wideband acousto-optic rf spectrum analyzer for processing an input rf signal, having a cw laser providing a first laser beam, a bragg cell used in a deflection mode with the laser beam incident thereon and receiving the input rf signal, and in response thereto producing multiple diffracted modulated light beams, a fourier transform lens with the modulated light beams incident thereon and in response thereto producing optical signal beams producing a fourier transform image in an image plane spaced apart from the fourier transform lens, and a photosensitive, optically re-writable medium positioned in the image plane with the optical signal beams incident thereon, the medium having an optical distribution pattern to function as a mask to attenuate a selected portion of the rf spectrum of the optical signal beams and produce an attenuated optical beam.. .
|Power line carrier control module|
A power line carrier control module includes a microcontroller, an optical coupling isolation unit, a digital input unit, a buffer unit, a digital output unit, an analog-to-digital conversion (adc) unit, an analog input unit, a digital-to-analog conversion (dac) unit, an analog output unit, a first power line carrier module and a second power line carrier module. The power line carrier control module can be applied to power line carrier controllers in fields of street light control or industrial control to achieve effects of cross-phase and cross-meter operations in ac 12v to 440v power loops..
|Method and apparatus for process window modeling|
A photolithographic modeling process is disclosed. Optical and non-optical parts of a model of the photolithographic process are calibrated.
|Refocusable intraocular lens with flexible aspherical surface|
An intraocular lens (iol) having a posterior prolate aspheric surface structured to bend or flex in response to force applied to such surface due to flexing of ciliary body muscle. The flexible and bendable haptic portions of the iol, integrated with the central optical portion along its perimeter, as sized to have the distal sides of the haptic portions installed in the capsular membrane of a natural lens of an eye or in a space between the root of the iris and ciliary muscle.
|Accommodating fluidic intraocular lens with flexible interior membrane|
An accommodating (re-focusable) intraocular lens (iol), a body of which includes two optical portions sequentially disposed, in optical contact with one another, along an optical axis and separated by interior surface the curvature of which is changing in response to pressure applied to posterior surface of iol. The two optical portions may be formed with fluids having different refractive indices and housed in flexible cells that share an interior wall having such interior surface.
|Automated preloaded intraocular lens injector|
This intraocular lens (iol) injector for delivering an iol into an eye of a patient includes an iol load chamber and connected delivery tube, and a spring-loaded push rod for urging the iol through the delivery tube and out of a distal tip thereof. The injector includes an actuator that is cocked to compress an automatic delivery coil spring.
|Producing cut surfaces in a transparent material by means of optical radiation|
A method for producing a cut surface in a transparent material using optical radiation. A laser device separates the material using optical radiation and includes an optical unit focussing the radiation along an optical axis into an image field defining an image-field size.
|Methods and apparatus for improved post-operative ocular optical performance|
Techniques, systems are described for performing laser eye surgery. In one aspect, a method for improving an optical function of an eye includes preparing the eye for surgery by determining an optical characteristic of the eye.
|Dimensional compensator for use with a patient interface|
An apparatus and method are provided for performing ocular laser surgery using a patient interface having a posterior contact surface that may include surface irregularities that were generated during manufacturing of the patient interface. A beam delivery system having a focusing lens, scanning subsystem and adaptive optic (e.g.
|Fractional handpiece for dermatological treatments|
A medical device includes a housing that is moved along a surface of a target tissue in a longitudinal direction. One or more supply lines conduct air and water to the housing.
|Wound care and infusion method and system utilizing a thermally-treated therapeutic agent|
A combination therapy pad that includes a first layer and a second layer operatively coupled to the first layer. A fiber-optic array is disposed between the first layer and the second layer.
|Optical sensing device|
The present disclosure provides an optical sensing device that comprises a plurality of optical light guide portions. Each optical light guide portion has a sensing region for sensing a property.
|Imaging devices and methods of use thereof|
The invention generally relates to imaging devices and methods of use thereof. Aspects of the invention provide an imaging device that includes a core wire and more than 32 optical fibers coupled to the core wire..
|Enzyme function modification method and enzyme variant thereof|
An object of the present invention is to provide a method for converting the coenzyme dependency of enzymes of the medium-chain dehydrogenase/reductase (mdr) family. A further object of the present invention is to provide enzyme variants of the mdr family whose coenzyme dependency is converted by the conversion method and a method for enzymatically producing optically active alcohols using the enzymes.
|Alkaline activation for immobilization of dna taggants|
The invention provides methods for stably binding and immobilizing deoxyribonucleic acid onto objects and substrates. The method includes exposing the deoxyribonucleic acid to alkaline conditions, and contacting the deoxyribonucleic acid to the object or substrate.
|Method for producing optical member and use of uv-curable resin composition therefor|
The present invention relates to a method for producing an optical member wherein an optical substrate having a light-blocking part on the surface is bonded to an optical substrate for bonding. The method for producing an optical member uses a uv-curable resin composition and comprises specific (process 1) through (process 3).
|Non-particulate organic porous material having optical resolution capability and method for manufacturing same|
A non-particulate organic porous material with optical resolution capability, the non-particulate organic porous material having a continuous pore structure, which comprises macropores and mesopores, the macropores being interconnected forming mesopores with a radius of 0.01-100 μm in the interconnected parts, and optically active groups uniformly introduced therein possesses high physical stability, can be used under wide separating conditions, and has a large capacity for separating optically active substances (enantiometers).. .
|Surface chemistry and deposition techniques|
Surface chemistries for the visualization of labeled single molecules (analytes) with improved signal-to-noise properties are provided. To be observed, analyte molecules are bound to surface attachment features that are spaced apart on the surface such that when the analytes are labeled adjacent analytes are optically resolvable from each other.
|Silanol condensation catalyst, heat-curable silicone resin composition for sealing photosemiconductors and sealed photosemiconductor using same|
A silanol condensation catalyst including at least the zirconium metal salt expressed by formula (i) below (wherein n is an integer from 1 to 3; each r1 is a hydrocarbon group having from 1 to 16 carbons; and each r2 is a hydrocarbon group having from 1 to 18 carbons. A heat-curable silicone resin composition for sealing optical semiconductors includes 100 parts by mass of a polysiloxane containing two or more silanol groups in the molecule; from 0.1 to 2,000 parts by mass of a silane compound containing two or more alkoxy groups that are bonded to a silicon atom in the molecule; and a zirconium metal salt expressed by formula (i).
|Optical glass, optical element, and method for manufacturing optical glass|
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|Portable phone having electro optic image projection system and orientation sensing device|
An apparatus may include a device and an image projection system configured to form an image on a surface viewable by a user. The image projection circuit may be configured to receive signals from the device, generate a pattern representative of data, process the pattern into a mirror image of the image, and project the mirror image from the device.
|Lens holding device|
A lens holding device comprising a lens carrier holding the lens; a base part supporting said carrier so that said carrier may make relative movement against said base part, a spring having a conductivity, resiliently connecting said base part and said lens carrier; and a connection terminal provided at said base part; wherein a housing groove is formed to said base part, said housing groove extending approximately perpendicular to an optical axis direction of said lens and having an opening at a side face of said base part, said side face extending in a direction approximately parallel to said optical axis direction, said connection terminal having a first end electrically connected with said spring, a second end opposite said first end, and a connection part resiliently housed in said housing groove connecting said first end and said second end by extending in a direction perpendicular to said optical axis direction.. .
|Broad spectrum, endpoint detection window chemical mechanical polishing pad and polishing method|
A chemical mechanical polishing pad is provided, comprising: a polishing layer having a polishing surface; and, a broad spectrum, endpoint detection window block having a thickness along an axis perpendicular to a plane of the polishing surface; wherein the broad spectrum, endpoint detection window block, comprises an olefin copolymer; wherein the olefin copolymer, comprises, as initial components: ethylene, a branched or straight chain c3-30 α-olefin; a silane; and, optionally, a polyolefin; wherein the broad spectrum, endpoint detection window block exhibits a uniform chemical composition across its thickness; wherein the broad spectrum, endpoint detection window block exhibits a spectrum loss ≦60%; and, wherein the polishing surface is adapted for polishing a substrate selected from a magnetic substrate, an optical substrate and a semiconductor substrate.. .
|Chemical mechanical polishing pad with broad spectrum, endpoint detection window and method of polishing therewith|
A chemical mechanical polishing pad is provided, comprising: a polishing layer having a polishing surface; and, a broad spectrum, endpoint detection window block having a thickness along an axis perpendicular to a plane of the polishing surface; wherein the broad spectrum, endpoint detection window block, comprises a cyclic olefin addition polymer; wherein the broad spectrum, endpoint detection window block exhibits a uniform chemical composition across its thickness; wherein the broad spectrum, endpoint detection window block exhibits a spectrum loss ≦40%; and, wherein the polishing surface is adapted for polishing a substrate selected from a magnetic substrate, an optical substrate and a semiconductor substrate.. .
|Systems and methods for providing polarization compensated multi-spectral laser repair of liquid crystal display panels|
A system is disclosed for repairing liquid crystal display panels that include a polarizing film. The system includes a laser repair optical system, a measurement optical system, and a processor.
|Dsa grapho-epitaxy process with etch stop material|
A method for defining a template for directed self-assembly (dsa) materials includes forming an etch stop layer on a neutral material, forming a mask layer on the etch stop layer and forming an anti-reflection coating (arc) on the mask layer. A resist layer is patterned on the arc using optical lithography to form a template pattern.
|Semiconductor device pn junction fabrication using optical processing of amorphous semiconductor material|
Systems and methods for semiconductor device pn junction fabrication are provided. In one embodiment, a method for fabricating an electrical device having a p-n junction comprises: depositing a layer of amorphous semiconductor material onto a crystalline semiconductor base, wherein the crystalline semiconductor base comprises a crystalline phase of a same semiconductor as the amorphous layer; and growing the layer of amorphous semiconductor material into a layer of crystalline semiconductor material that is epitaxially matched to the lattice structure of the crystalline semiconductor base by applying an optical energy that penetrates at least the amorphous semiconductor material..
|Chemical sensor, biomolecule detection apparatus, and biomolecule detection method|
[solving means] a chemical sensor according to the present invention includes a substrate, an optical layer, and an intermediate layer. On the substrate, a plurality of photodiodes is arranged in a planar form.
A photobioreactor having an optical waveguide formed at least in part from highly scattering optically transmitting polymer. The optical waveguide has a light distributing part immersed in a container holding photoactive biological material and a light collecting part outside the container..
|R-praziquantel preparation method|
Provided are r-praziquantel preparation methods, which utilize the characteristics of biological enzyme of strong stereoselectivity, site-selectivity, and regioselectivity, of high resolution efficiency, of mild reaction conditions, and of simple operations to catalyze the hydrolysis of a certain enantiomer in a chemically synthesized racemate or a derivative, thus acquiring a mixture of reacted and unreacted optical isomers. R-praziquantel prepared by the method can have a purity of 98% or more..