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04/07/16
20160100495 
 Packaging for high-power microwave module patent thumbnailPackaging for high-power microwave module
A microwave module is described. The microwave module includes a base bracket, a window plate and a lid.
Bae Systems Information And Electronic Systems Integration Inc.


04/07/16
20160100493 
 Below grade enclosure patent thumbnailBelow grade enclosure
An enclosure for telecommunications equipment suitable for below grade use with fiber optic equipment or electrical equipment is described. The enclosure incorporates a cam operated latching mechanism and compression plates to seal the door closed and create a water resistant or water tight seal.
American Products, L.l.c.


04/07/16
20160100245 
 Audio equipment patent thumbnailAudio equipment
The audio equipment has a cpu, rom, ram, a usb connector, an sd card, a dac (d/a converter), a changeover section, an amplifier, a phone (headphone) terminal, a digital i/o line-in terminal, a switch, and a display section. The digital i/o line-in terminal is a terminal which shares a digital audio optical input terminal, a digital audio coaxial input terminal, a digital audio coaxial output terminal, and an analog audio input terminal.

04/07/16
20160100234 
 Optics device port configuration system patent thumbnailOptics device port configuration system
An optics device port configuration system includes a switch. A first optics device and a second optics device are connected to the switch.
Dell Products L.p.


04/07/16
20160100157 
 Wide field-of-view stereoscopic projection system patent thumbnailWide field-of-view stereoscopic projection system
Disclosed embodiments relate to a stereoscopic projection system and methods. An exemplary disclosed projection system includes an optical component disposed between the lenses of a lens arrangement.
Reald Inc.


04/07/16
20160100155 
 Optical pattern projection patent thumbnailOptical pattern projection
Optical apparatus includes first and second diffractive optical elements (does) arranged in series to diffract an input beam of radiation. The first doe is configured to apply to the input beam a pattern with a specified divergence angle, while the second doe is configured to split the input beam into a matrix of output beams with a specified fan-out angle.
Apple Inc.


04/07/16
20160100153 
 3d image sensor module and electronic apparatus including the same patent thumbnail3d image sensor module and electronic apparatus including the same
A three-dimensional (3d) image sensor device and an electronic apparatus including the 3d image sensor device are provided. The 3d image sensor device includes: a shutter driver that generates a driving voltage of a sine wave biased with a first bias voltage, from a loss-compensated recycling energy; an optical shutter that varies transmittance of reflective light reflected from a subject, according to the driving voltage, and modulates the reflective light to generate at least two optical modulation signals having different phases; and an image generator that generates 3d image data for the subject which includes depth information calculated based on a phase difference between the at least two optical modulation signals..
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.


04/07/16
20160100142 
 Spatial image projection apparatus patent thumbnailSpatial image projection apparatus
A spatial image projection apparatus including a receiver configured to receive an image signal; a display unit configured to display an image acquired by processing the image signal; a projection unit configured to project a spatial image to a prescribed space by transmitting or reflecting light corresponding to the image displayed on the display unit; and an optical-path length-converter located between the display unit and the projection unit so as to change an optical-path length of the image. Further, the optical-path length-converter includes a polarizer configured to transmit only specific polarized light, among the light introduced from the display unit, toward the projection unit, and to reflect the remaining light other than the specific polarized light; and a mirror configured to transmit light, introduced from the display unit, to the polarizer, and to convert the light reflected from the polarizer into specific polarized light so as to again reflect the light to the polarizer..
Kwangwoon University Industry-academic Collaboration Foundation


04/07/16
20160100119 
 Display device and  controlling the same patent thumbnailDisplay device and controlling the same
A display device and a method of controlling the same. The display device includes a display configured to display an image; and a controller configured to perform image processing on the displayed such that a radius of curvature of the displayed image and a radius of curvature of a visible image are different.
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.


04/07/16
20160100108 
 Blending images using mismatched source and display electro-optical transfer functions patent thumbnailBlending images using mismatched source and display electro-optical transfer functions
Input video signals characterized by a source electro-optical transfer function (eotf) are to be blended and displayed on a target display with a target eotf which is different than the source eotf. Given an input set of blending parameters, an output set of blending parameters is generated as follows.
Dolby Laboratories Licensing Corporation


04/07/16
20160100107 

Medical image recording device


A medical image recording device includes an image pickup device. The image pickup device, which includes an optical lens and an image pickup element that generates an image signal by photoelectrically converting light introduced from a subject via the optical lens, is put an operator.
Acp Japan Co., Ltd.


04/07/16
20160100085 

Camera having optoelectronic range finder


A camera having an optoelectronic rangefinder, a focusable receiving lens and a visually observable display unit for displaying data and/or images, wherein the fact that two electronic image recording modules, which are spaced apart and the optical axes of which are aligned with a common target point, are inserted as a rangefinder into the front panel of the housing of the camera and, in order to determine the phase distance of the images of the object space recorded by the image recording modules and to compare the determined phase distance to the values for the distances assigned for the different phase distances, which are stored in a calibration table, a microprocessor unit is provided in the housing and is connected with the signal outputs of the image recording modules.. .
Leica Camera Ag


04/07/16
20160100082 

Method for assembling a camera


The present invention relates to a camera and a method for assembling a camera. The camera comprises a sensor, a lens, and a housing.
Axis Ab


04/07/16
20160099851 

Method and system for optical connection validation in a reconfigurable optical add-drop multiplexer (roadm) node


A method of validating connections in an optical add/drop multiplexer (oadm) that includes a plurality of modules configured to route optical signals through the oadm, and at least one multi-fiber cable connecting modules of the oadm. A light source coupled to a first port of a first module is controlled to emit a test light.
Ciena Corporation


04/07/16
20160099792 

Multiple-wavelength passive optical network (pon) power saving


An optical line terminal (olt) comprising a processor configured to process a first power consumption data associated with a first optical network unit (onu) for a plurality of wavelength channels in a multiple-wavelength passive optical network (pon), and select a first target wavelength channel from the plurality of wavelength channels based on the first power consumption data in order to reduce power consumption at the first onu, and a transmitter coupled to the processor and configured to transmit to the first onu a tuning control message instructing the first onu to tune to the first target wavelength channel.. .
Futurewei Technologies, Inc.


04/07/16
20160099782 

Light receiving device and method, and optical transceiving integrated module


Disclosed is an optical receiver device which includes a photoelectric conversion module and a dispersion compensation module, wherein the photoelectric conversion module is configured to receive an optical signal and to convert the optical signal into an electrical signal; and the dispersion compensation module is configured to perform dispersion compensation on the electrical signal and to output the compensated electrical signal. At the same time, the disclosure also provides an optical receiver method and an optical transceiving integrated module.
Zte Corporation


04/07/16
20160099781 

Memory controller, memory system including the same, and electronic device including the memory system


A memory system in accordance with an embodiment of the inventive concept includes a memory controller comprising a controller optical transmission unit photoelectrically-converting a data signal to output a first optical modulation signal and a second optical modulation signal, a first memory device which is optically connected with the memory controller to receive the first optical modulation signal, and a second memory device which is optically connected with the memory controller to receive the second optical modulation signal. The first optical modulation signal and the second optical modulation signal are complementary to each other..
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.


04/07/16
20160099780 

Time to time-frequency mapping and demapping for ethernet passive optical network over coax (epoc)


Embodiments include, but are not limited to, systems and methods for enabling orthogonal frequency division multiple access (ofdma) in the upstream in an ethernet passive optical network over coax (epoc) network. Embodiments include systems and methods for translating ethernet passive optical network (epon) upstream time grants to ofdma resources represented by individual subcarriers of an upstream ofdma frame.
Broadcom Corporation


04/07/16
20160099779 

Radio-over-fiber (rof) system for protocol-independent wired and/or wireless communication


A switched wireless system is used to increase the range of peer-to-peer communications. The optically-switched fiber optic communication system includes a head-end unit (heu) having a switch bank.
Corning Optical Communications Llc


04/07/16
20160099778 

Upstream interference eliminating transmission of digital baseband signal in an optical network


Particular embodiments provide a method for delivering data in the upstream direction without the need for upstream radio frequency (rf) modulation. For example, in some embodiments, an optical network may reach to a gateway associated with a user device.
Arris Enterprises, Inc.


04/07/16
20160099777 

Optical receiver with optical transmitter-specific dispersion post-compensation


An apparatus comprising a frontend configured to convert an optical im signal associated with a remote optical transmitter into a plurality of analog electrical signals, determine a plurality of dc offsets for the analog electrical signals, remove the dc offsets from the analog electrical signals to produce a plurality of dc-free analog signals, and convert the dc-free analog signals into a plurality of dc-free digital signals, and a dsp unit coupled to the frontend and configured to perform fiber dispersion compensation on the dc-free digital signals according to a dispersion value associated with the remote optical transmitter to produce a plurality of dc-free compensated digital signals, and add the dc offsets to the compensated digital signals to produce a plurality of dc-restored compensated digital signals.. .
Futurewei Technologies, Inc.


04/07/16
20160099776 

Optical transmitter and waveform distortion correction method


An optical transmitter includes: a mapper configured to generate an electric-field-information signal from transmission data; a training-signal-generation section configured to generate a training signal; a training-signal-insertion section configured to insert the training signal into the electric-field-information signal; a driver configured to generate a drive signal from the electric-field-information signal into which the training signal is inserted; a modulator configured to generate an optical-modulation signal based on the drive signal; an optical receiver configured to generate an intensity signal indicating intensity of the optical-modulation signal; a training-signal-extraction section configured to extract an intensity-training signal corresponding to the training signal, from the intensity signal; a coder configured to generate a coded-training signal by coding the intensity-training signal extracted by the training-signal-extraction section using the training signal generated by the training-signal-generation section; and a distortion detection section configured to detect waveform distortion of the optical-modulation signal, based on the coded-training signal.. .
Fujitsu Limited


04/07/16
20160099775 

Optical transmitter with optical receiver-specific dispersion pre-compensation


An apparatus comprising a digital signal processor (dsp) unit configured to perform fiber dispersion pre-compensation on a digital signal sequence based on a dispersion value to produce a pre-compensated signal, wherein the dispersion value is associated with a remote optical receiver, a plurality of digital-to-analog converters (dacs) coupled to the dsp unit and configured to convert the pre-compensated signal into analog electrical signals, and a frontend coupled to the dacs and configured to convert the analog electrical signals into a first optical signal, adding a constant optical electric (e)-field to the first optical signal to produce a second optical signal, and transmit the second optical signal to the remote optical receiver.. .
Futurewei Technologies, Inc.


04/07/16
20160099772 

Systems and methods for detection of intrusion in optical fiber


Techniques for detecting intrusion in an optical fiber can be realized as a method comprising: receiving an optical signal; demultiplexing the received optical signal into one or more payload data signals, a first control signal, and a second control signal; comparing a ratio of power levels of the first and second control signals with a threshold ratio; comparing the power level of the control first signal with a first threshold power value and the second control signal with a second threshold power value if the ratio of the power levels of the first and second control signals exceeds the threshold ratio; and generating an intrusion alarm signal, if the first signal is below the first threshold power value and the second signal is below the second threshold power value.. .
Compass Electro Optical Systems Ltd.


04/07/16
20160099739 

Case for a hand held device


A housing assembly for a mobile device includes a cover formed from optically transmissive material, and opaque material formed over a portion of the cover. The opaque material is arranged to define a display portion which is optically transmissive.
Lg Electronics Inc.


04/07/16
20160099675 

Solar concentrator with asymmetric tracking-integrated optics


A method is provided for using asymmetrically focused photovoltaic conversion in a hybrid parabolic trough solar power system. Light rays received in a plurality of transverse planes are concentrated towards a primary linear focus in an axial plane, orthogonal to the transverse planes.
Sharp Laboratories Of America (sla), Inc,


04/07/16
20160099674 

Flat panel photovoltaic system


A flat panel photovoltaic (pv) system is provided formed from a first sheet with rows of concentrated iii-v photovoltaic (cpv) solar cells. An overlying second sheet is made up of rows of waveguides, where each waveguide is coupled to a corresponding cpv solar cell.
Sharp Laboratories Of America (sla), Inc.


04/07/16
20160099553 

Disposable optical fiber coating removal tool


A device to strip the external coating layer off of a coated optical fiber is provided. The optical fiber coating removal device includes a one piece molded body having a first body portion connected to a second body portion by a flexible region and a blade secured in one of the first body portion and the second body portion wherein the blade includes a u-shaped slot having cutting edges on the inside of the slot, wherein the flexible portion allows the first and second body portions to move between an open state and a closed state for stripping an optical fiber..
3m Innovative Properties Company


04/07/16
20160099546 

Densely arrayed waveguides with low cross-coupling


Described herein are lasers comprising an output port to output an optical signal, a plurality of waveguide segments forming an optical cavity length, and a resonant optical cavity comprising the optical cavity length, a gain medium included in the resonant optical cavity to amplify the optical signal, and a heating element disposed near at least two of the plurality of waveguide segments, the heating element controllable to adjust the phase of the optical signal by heating the waveguide segments. Described herein are optical devices comprising a first plurality of ports to output a plurality of optical signals, a second plurality of ports to receive the plurality of optical signals, and a plurality of coupling waveguides.

04/07/16
20160099544 

Laser apparatus


A laser apparatus including an active medium, an optical cavity, a wavelength conversion medium, an excitation light source, a first reflector and a second reflector, wherein the active medium and the wavelength conversion medium are arranged between the first reflector and the second reflector, excitation light with a center wavelength λ1 emitted from the excitation light source is caused to enter the wavelength conversion medium through the first reflector, the wavelength conversion medium generates wavelength-converted light with a center wavelength λ2 by entrance of the excitation light, the first reflector and the second reflector reflect the wavelength-converted light, the active medium is photoexcited by at least the wavelength-converted light to emit light, and the laser apparatus causes resonance of the light by the optical cavity to generate laser light with a center wavelength λ3.. .
Canon Kabushiki Kaisha


04/07/16
20160099542 

Optical amplifier using optical fiber


The present disclosure provides an optical amplifier using an optical fiber. The optical fiber includes a single-mode optical fiber in which a plurality of rare earth elements is doped simultaneously; first and second optical fiber gratings disposed at opposite sides of the optical fiber, respectively, and totally reflecting light having a wavelength in a specific range; a pumping light source configured to generate a pumping light to excite rare earth ions in the optical fiber; and an optical coupler connected to the optical fiber and configured to transmit a light signal generated from a light source and the pumping light generated from the pumping light source to the optical fiber.
Gwangju Institute Of Science And Technology


04/07/16
20160099541 

Optical pulse source with increased peak power


In at least one embodiment time separated pulse pairs are generated, followed by amplification to increase the available peak and/or average power. The pulses are characterized by a time separation that exceeds the input pulse width and with distinct polarization states.
Imra America, Inc.


04/07/16
20160099540 

183nm laser and inspection system


A laser assembly for generating laser output light at an output wavelength of approximately 183 nm includes a fundamental laser, an optical parametric system (ops), a fifth harmonic generator, and a frequency mixing module. The fundamental laser generates fundamental light at a fundamental frequency.
Kla-tencor Corporation


04/07/16
20160099539 

Phosphate photonic crystal fiber and converter for efficient blue generation


In the method for generating blue laser light with high optical and electrical efficiency, wherein the improvement comprises the step of using a phosphate glass photonic crystal fiber rod as a gain medium.. .
Bae Systems Information And Electronic Systems Integration Inc.


04/07/16
20160099538 

Pump recycling integrated amplifier


A laser system and method of use are provided in which the laser system may include a fiber laser oscillator and rare earth doped piece of optical fiber which may absorb unused pump light which is unabsorbed in the oscillator.. .
Bae Systems Information And Electronic Systems Integration Inc.


04/07/16
20160099537 

Compact, coherent, high brightness light sources for the mid and far ir


Compact high brightness light sources for the mid and far ir spectral region, and exemplary applications are disclosed based on passively mode locked tm fiber comb lasers. In at least one embodiment the coherence of the comb sources is increased in a system utilizing an amplified single-frequency laser to pump the tm fiber comb laser.
Imra America, Inc.


04/07/16
20160099535 

Laser array sidelobe suppression


A laser apparatus comprising an aperture module array including two or more aperture modules, each aperture module of the array being optically couple-able to a source of coherent electromagnetic radiation and configured to emit a beam of radiation received from the source. The apparatus emits a composite beam comprising beams emitted by the respective aperture modules and modulates at least one of the beams in power and phase relative to at least one other of the beams such that a desired non-uniform composite beam profile is provided..
Lockheed Martin Corporation


04/07/16
20160099436 

Quasi-crystal organic light-emitting display panel and simulating optical efficiency of the same


A quasi-crystal organic light-emitting display panel including a first electrode layer, an organic light-emitting layer, a second electrode layer, a buffer layer, a 10-fold quasi-crystal layer and a package cover is provided. The organic light-emitting layer is located on the first electrode layer.
Winbond Electronics Corp.


04/07/16
20160099429 

Optical detector and manufacturing the same


An optical detector (110) is disclosed. The optical detector (110) comprises: —an optical sensor (112), having a substrate (116) and at least one photosensitive layer setup (118) disposed thereon, the photosensitive layer setup (118) having at least one first electrode (120), at least one second electrode (130) and at least one photovoltaic material (140) sandwiched in between the first electrode (120) and the second electrode (130), wherein the photovoltaic material (140) comprises at least one organic material, wherein the first electrode (120) comprises a plurality of first electrode stripes (124) and wherein the second electrode (130) comprises a plurality of second electrode stripes (134), wherein the first electrode stripes (124) and the second electrode stripes (134) intersect such that a matrix (142) of pixels (144) is formed at intersections of the first electrode stripes (124) and the second electrode stripes (134); and —at least one readout device (114), the readout device (114) comprising a plurality of electrical measurement devices (154) being connected to the second electrode stripes (134) and a switching device (160) for subsequently connecting the first electrode stripes (124) to the electrical measurement devices (154)..
Basf Se


04/07/16
20160099412 

N-type organic semiconductor formulations and devices


The present invention discloses an organic semiconductor formulation comprising an organic semiconductor (osc) and an organic phosphorous-containing additive (opa) capable of enhancing the n-type performance of the organic semiconductor. The semiconductor formulation disclosed herein is suitable for producing n-type semiconductor thin films for use in a variety of electronic, optical, or optoelectronic devices such as organic thin film transistors, organic photovoltaics, and organic light emitting devices..

04/07/16
20160099373 

Wafer level packaging, optical detection sensor and forming same


An optical detection sensor functions as a proximity detection sensor that includes an optical system and a selectively transmissive structure. Electromagnetic radiation such as laser light can be emitted through a transmissive portion of the selectively transmissive structure.
Stmicroelectronics Pte Ltd


04/07/16
20160099369 

Monolithically integrated thin-film electronic conversion unit for lateral multijunction thin-film solar cells


An integrated thin-film lateral multi junction solar device and fabrication method are provided. The device includes, for instance, a substrate, and a plurality of stacks extending vertically from the substrate.
International Business Machines Corporation


04/07/16
20160099367 

Hybrid trough solar power system using photovoltaic two-stage light concentration


A solar power method is provided using two-stage light concentration to drive concentrating photovoltaic conversion in conjunction with thermal collection. The method concentrates light rays received in a plurality of transverse planes towards a primary linear focus in an axial plane, which is orthogonal to the transverse planes.
Sharp Laboratories Of America (sla), Inc.


04/07/16
20160099362 

System and deploying radiation energy conversion cells


A radiation energy conversion system comprises: an environmental barrier cover having a barrier cover inner surface; an environmental barrier enclosure supporting the environmental barrier cover, the environmental barrier enclosure having a barrier enclosure internal surface extending to the barrier cover inner surface; a radiation-tranparent optic disposed in at least one of the environmental barrier cover and the environmental barrier enclosure; and at least one radiation energy conversion cell secured to at least one of the barrier enclosure internal surface and the barrier cover inner surface.. .

04/07/16
20160099276 

Image sensor with hybrid heterostructure


An image sensor architecture provides an snr in excess of 100 db, without requiring the use of a mechanical shutter. The circuit components for an active pixel sensor array are separated and arranged vertically in at least two different layers in a hybrid chip structure.

04/07/16
20160099187 

3d nand staircase cd control by using interferometric endpoint detection


Embodiments of the present disclosure provide methods for forming stair-like structures in manufacturing three dimensional (3d) stacking of semiconductor chips. In one example, a method includes performing a trimming process on a substrate to trim a patterned photoresist layer disposed on a film stack from a first width to a second width in a processing chamber, performing an etching process to etch a portion of the film stack exposed by the trimmed patterned photoresist layer, directing an optical signal to a surface of the trimmed patterned photoresist layer continuously during the trimming and the etching process, collecting a return reflected optical signal reflected from the trimmed patterned photoresist layer, determining a change of reflected intensify of the return reflected optical signal as collected; and calculating a photoresist thickness loss based on the change of the reflected intensity..
Applied Materials, Inc.


04/07/16
20160099019 

Writer pole formation


Implementations disclosed herein provide a method of reducing the topography at the alignment and overlay marks area during the writer pole photolithography process in order to reduce the wafer scale variation and reduce the writer pole photolithography process rework rate. In one implementation, an intermediate stage of a wafer for writer pole formation is generated by removing a part of at least one metallic writer pole layer on top of an intermediate stage writer pole wafer to form a recovery trench, depositing an optically transparent material on top of the wafer, wherein the thickness of the optically transparent material is higher than a target recovery trench topography, forming a photoresist pattern on top of the optically transparent material over the recovery trench, etching the optically transparent material, and removing the photoresist pattern and at least part of the remaining optically transparent material..
Seagate Technology Llc






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