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Integration of lithography apparatus and mask optimization process with multiple patterning process

Integration of lithography apparatus and mask optimization process with multiple patterning process

Method for making a mask with a phase bar in an integrated circuit design layout

Method for making a mask with a phase bar in an integrated circuit design layout

Method for making a mask with a phase bar in an integrated circuit design layout

Extending data over cable service interface specification (docsis) provisioning of ethernet passive optical network…

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12/11/14
20140366052
 System for social media tag extraction patent thumbnailSystem for social media tag extraction
A system for extracting and monitoring media tags within video content includes at least one server in communication with a plurality of content sources, the server receiving video content from the content sources, a recorder saving the video content, a detector receiving at least one frame of the video content, the detector detecting one or more unknown text within the frame and creating one or more images, each image associated with one of the one or more unknown text, the detector generating metadata associated with the one or more unknown text appearing in the frame, and an optical character recognition engine scanning the one or more images and converting the one or more images into one or more known text. The server further determines that the one or more known text is a media tag..
12/11/14
20140365983
 Integration of lithography apparatus and mask optimization process with multiple patterning process patent thumbnailIntegration of lithography apparatus and mask optimization process with multiple patterning process
The present invention relates to lithographic apparatuses and processes, and more particularly to multiple patterning lithography for printing target patterns beyond the limits of resolution of the lithographic apparatus. A method of splitting a pattern to be imaged onto a substrate via a lithographic process into a plurality of sub-patterns is disclosed, wherein the method comprises a splitting step being configured to be aware of requirements of a co-optimization between at least one of the sub-patterns and an optical setting of the lithography apparatus used for the lithographic process.
12/11/14
20140365982
 Method for making a mask with a phase bar in an integrated circuit design layout patent thumbnailMethod for making a mask with a phase bar in an integrated circuit design layout
A method for making a mask includes receiving an integrated circuit (ic) design layout and identifying at least one targeted-feature-surrounding-location (tfsl) in the ic design layout, wherein tfsl is identified by a model-based approach. The method further includes inserting at least one phase bar (pb) in the ic design layout and performing an optical proximity correction (opc) to the ic design layout having the at least one pb to form a modified ic design layout.
12/11/14
20140365768
 Extending data over cable service interface specification (docsis) provisioning of ethernet passive optical network (epon) (dpoe) to epon over coax (epoc) multicast key management patent thumbnailExtending data over cable service interface specification (docsis) provisioning of ethernet passive optical network (epon) (dpoe) to epon over coax (epoc) multicast key management
Disclosed herein are mechanisms to support the management of multicast keys for a multicast group comprising one or more optical line terminals (olts), one or more fiber to coax units (fcus), and a plurality of coax network units (cnus). The disclosed embodiments may support the management of multicast keys over optical and coaxial networks.
12/11/14
20140365062
 Method and apparatus for changing an autonomously travelling motor vehicle to a safe state patent thumbnailMethod and apparatus for changing an autonomously travelling motor vehicle to a safe state
A method and an apparatus for changing a motor vehicle in an autonomous travel mode to a safe state when the driver of the motor vehicle is not able to monitor the autonomous travel mode and to assume control of the motor vehicle. The vehicle driver is warned using warning signals of increasing intensity; other road users in the area surrounding the motor vehicle are warned using optical and/or acoustic signals; the motor vehicle is braked and/or accelerated repeatedly such that parts of the body of the vehicle driver noticeably move in the direction of travel owing to inertia (the braking and/or acceleration being so brief that the travel speed of the motor vehicle changes relatively little); and the motor vehicle is brought to a standstill or is kept at a standstill by automatic braking in order to change the vehicle to a safe state..
12/11/14
20140364924
 Systems and methods for treating dermatological imperfections patent thumbnailSystems and methods for treating dermatological imperfections
Provided are dermatological medical devices and methods comprising a distal end for positioning at a region proximal a target therapeutic region of tissue, an output port at the distal end, an energy source that generates optical energy, which is output from the output port to the target therapeutic region of tissue, and a control device that controls the optical energy at the target therapeutic region of tissue for increasing a temperature of the target therapeutic region of tissue for a period of time to a temperature that is less than an injuring temperature and induces an expression of heat shock proteins (hsps) at the target therapeutic region of tissue.. .
12/11/14
20140364870
 Method, apparatus, and a system for robotic assisted cataract surgery patent thumbnailMethod, apparatus, and a system for robotic assisted cataract surgery
Systems and processes for facilitating the removal of cataract material with a robotically assisted tool with laser, irrigation capabilities, aspiration capabilities. Tool guidance systems that make use of vision technologies, including optical coherence tomography (oct), white light imaging, and structured light imaging.
12/11/14
20140364743
 Near-infrared (nir) optical scanner patent thumbnailNear-infrared (nir) optical scanner
A method, apparatus, and system acquire data to create a 3d mesh representing a 3d object. The method, apparatus, and system acquire image data of the 3d object using an imaging probe that includes illumination and detection capability.
12/11/14
20140364707
 Apparatus and methods for detecting optical signals from implanted sensors patent thumbnailApparatus and methods for detecting optical signals from implanted sensors
Some embodiments described herein relate to an apparatus including a light source configured to transmit an excitation optical signal to an implanted sensor and a detector configured to detect an analyte-dependent optical signal emitted from an implanted sensor. The apparatus can include a lens configured to focus at least a portion of the analyte-dependent optical signal onto the detector..
12/11/14
20140364704
 Apparatus for detecting surface microcirculation of acupoint patent thumbnailApparatus for detecting surface microcirculation of acupoint
An apparatus for detecting surface microcirculation of an acupoint includes an acupoint locator, a bio-optical blood flow detection device and a signal analysis processor. The acupoint locator includes an optical probe disposed therein and is configured to let the optical probe substantially align with and be in contact with a surface of the acupoint of a human subject.
12/11/14
20140364699
Ophthalmic endoilluminators with directed light
Certain embodiments of an endoilluminator may include a cannula, an intermediate material, and an optical fiber. The cannula has a substantially cylindrical shape that defines an interior region and has a cylindrical axis.
12/11/14
20140364694
Manifold for a multiple viewing elements endoscope
There is provided herein an integrated manifold for the tip of a multiple viewing elements endoscope which combines the functionalities of the front holder, side holder/cage and fluid channeling components into a single part. The manifold includes square slots that are equipped with tracks.
12/11/14
20140364649
Method for producing high-purity ceramide
(in the formula, r1 represents an alkyl group which has 13-17 carbon atoms and optionally has a carbon-carbon unsaturated bond; r2 represents an alkyl group which has 11-23 carbon atoms and optionally has a hydroxyl group; and represents an optically active state.). .
12/11/14
20140364550
Polymer interlayers comprising a blend of two or more resins
An interlayer comprised of a blend of thermoplastic resins and at least one high refractive index having improved acoustic and optical quality is disclosed. The use of a blend thermoplastic resins and a high refractive index plasticizer improves transparency and acoustic properties without sacrificing other characteristics of the interlayer..
12/11/14
20140364549
Polymer interlayers having improved optical properties
An interlayer comprised of a thermoplastic resin, at least one high refractive index plasticizer and, optionally, a conventional plasticizer. The use of a thermoplastic resin, a high refractive index plasticizer, and, optionally, a conventional plasticizer reduces or minimizes the optical defects caused by different refractive indices without sacrificing other characteristics of the interlayer..
12/11/14
20140364546
Polycarbonate resin composition pellets and process for manufacturing same
Provided is a polycarbonate resin composition pellet, which has a light transmittance at a wavelength of 380 nm of 97.0% or more when the light transmittance is measured by using a methylene chloride solution having a concentration of 12 g/dl, the solution being charged into a quartz glass cell having an optical path length of 5 cm, and which has a viscosity-average molecular weight (mv) of from 11,000 to 22,000.. .
12/11/14
20140364437
Optically pure diastereomers of 10-propargyl-10-deazaaminopterin and methods of using same
The present invention relates to diastereomers of 10-propargyl-10-deazaminopterin, compositions comprising optically pure diastereomers of 10-propargyl-10-deazaminopterin, in particular the two (r,s) diastereomers about the c10 position. Methods of preparation of these diastereomers, compositions containing them, and their use for the treatment of conditions related to inflammatory disorders and cancer are also disclosed..
12/11/14
20140364299
Transparent polycrystalline ceramic material
A high performance transparent polycrystalline ceramic material is provided. The transparent polycrystalline ceramic material has a nitrogen-containing isotropic lattice structure and having 80% optical transmission at a wavelength between 3.86 and 4.30 microns through said material at 11 mm of thickness..
12/11/14
20140364218
Optical proximity sensors
A proximity sensor including a housing, a plurality of light pulse emitters for projecting light out of the housing along a detection plane, a plurality of primary light detectors for detecting reflections of the light projected by the emitters, by a reflective object in the detection plane, a plurality of primary lenses oriented relative to the emitters and primary detectors in such a manner that for each emitter-detector pair, light emitted by the emitter of that pair passes through one of the primary lenses and is reflected by the object back through one of the primary lenses to the detector of that pair when the object is located at a position, from among a primary set of positions in the detection plane, that position being associated with that emitter-detector pair, and a processor for co-activating emitter-detector pairs, and configured to calculate a location of the object in the detection plane.. .
12/11/14
20140364168
Mobile phone or portable pc with a camera
A mobile phone or portable pc is proposed, which includes a camera with an optical axis, where a transparent cover is arranged movable relative to the camera, in such a way that the camera and the transparent cover can be brought into a first relative position and into a second relative position. In the first relative position, the transparent cover lies on the optical axis and the camera and the transparent cover form together an optical fingerprint sensor, which may be used for optical fingerprint imaging or an optical reader for reading graphical data codes, such that, in the second relative position, the transparent cover lies off the optical axis, so that the camera may be used for taking pictures or recording video, where the mobile phone or portable pc may additionally include, amongst others, a guiding element that helps user to place his finger at substantially the position for different readings..
12/11/14
20140364039
Method of manufacturing an optical lens
A method of manufacturing an optical lens, comprising: providing a lens member comprising a first surface and a first reference system identified by engraved markings on the first surface, providing surface data corresponding to a second surface of the optical lens to be manufactured, providing second markings on the lens member defining a second reference system, providing marking positioning error between the second markings and the engraved markings, providing an adhesive tape on the first surface of the lens member, and a manufacturing step during which the second surface of the optical lens is manufactured according to the surface data and the marking positioning error such that the relative position of the first and second surfaces is respected.. .
12/11/14
20140363905
Optical wafer and die probe testing
An optical die probe wafer testing circuit arrangement and associated testing methodology are described for mounting a production test die (157) and surrounding scribe grid (156) to a test head (155) which is positioned over a wafer (160) in alignment with a die under test (163) and surrounding scribe grid (161, 165), such that one or more optical deflection mirrors (152, 154) in the test head scribe grid (156) are aligned with one or more optical deflection mirrors (162, 164) in the scribe grid (161, 165) for the die under test (163) to enable optical die probe testing on the die under test (163) by directing a first optical test signal (158) from the production test die (157), through the first and second optical deflection mirrors (e.g., 152, 162) and to the first die.. .
12/11/14
20140363901
Device for use in the detection of binding affinities
A device for use in the detection of binding affinities comprises a planar waveguide (2) arranged on a substrate (3), and an optical coupler (4) for coupling coherent light (1) of a predetermined wavelength into the planar waveguide. The coherent light propagates through the planar waveguide (2) with an evanescent field (6) propagating along an outer surface (5) of the planar waveguide.
12/11/14
20140363895
Microfluidic device, test apparatus, test system having the same and control method for the test apparatus
A test apparatus is provided for rapidly detecting abnormal loading of a microfluidic device, and unloading the abnormally-loaded microfluidic device, thereby preventing contamination of the test apparatus by a sample and degradation in reliability of test results. A test system including the test apparatus and a control method for the test apparatus are also provided.
12/11/14
20140363840
Method of determining the viability of at least one cell
This disclosure provides a method of determining the viability of at least one cell via quantification of nicotinamide adenine dinucleotide (phosphate) (nad(p)h), flavin adenine dinucleotide (fad), and/or collagen. The method includes the steps of contacting the at least one cell with light having a wavelength of from 700 to 900 nm, using two photon excitation, or from 335 to 400 nm, using one photon excitation, to induce an optical response from the nad(p)h, fad, and/or collagen and measuring the optical response.
12/11/14
20140363835
Compatible solute ectoine as well as derivatives thereof for enzyme stabilization
Dry reagent compositions are disclosed for maintaining and preserving enzymatic activity. Also disclosed are test elements incorporating the same and methods of making and using the same for determining the presence or amount of an analyte in a body fluid sample.
12/11/14
20140363823
Sensitive and rapid determination of antimicrobial susceptibility
The present invention relates to moving microorganisms to a surface, where they are grown in the presence and absence of antimicrobials, and by monitoring the growth of the microorganisms over time in the two conditions, their susceptibility to the antimicrobials can be determined. The microorganisms can be moved to the surface through electrophoresis, centrifugation or filtration.
12/11/14
20140363784
Dental laser apparatus and method of use with interchangeable hand piece and variable foot pedal
A dental laser system for treatment of hard and/or soft tissue includes a main chamber housing optical and primary fluid supply subsystems, for directing a laser beam and fluid to a treatment area. A hand piece affixable to the main chamber, includes mating optical and secondary fluid supply subsystems.
12/11/14
20140363678
Method for neutral beam processing based on gas cluster ion beam technology and articles produced thereby
A method for neutral beam irradiation derived from gas cluster ion beams and articles produced thereby including optical elements.. .
12/11/14
20140363670
Optical preforms and methods for forming the same
Optical preforms and methods for forming optical preforms are disclosed. According to one embodiment, a method for producing an optical preform includes compressing silica-based glass soot to form a porous optical preform comprising a soot compact.
12/11/14
20140363667
Separator-attached pressure-sensitive adhesive layer, method for producing the same and pressure-sensitive adhesive layer-attached optical film with separator
A separator-attached pressure-sensitive adhesive layer of the present invention including a pressure-sensitive adhesive layer on a separator, wherein the separator includes a base film and an oligomer prevention layer, and a release layer provided in this order on the base film, and the release layer has a surface resistance value of 1.0×1013Ω/□ or more, and the pressure-sensitive adhesive layer is formed from a pressure-sensitive adhesive composition including a base polymer and an ionic compound and is provided on the release layer of the separator. The separator-attached pressure-sensitive adhesive layer is capable of inhibiting an oligomer contained in the base film used for the separator from migrating into the pressure-sensitive adhesive layer..
12/11/14
20140363662
Paper laminates made from decor paper having improved optical performance comprising treated inorganic particles
The disclosure provides a paper laminate comprising a décor paper prepared from a dispersion having improved optical performance without negatively impacting mechanical strength, wherein the dispersion comprises a tio2 particle slurry comprising a treated tio2 particle having a surface area of at least about 30 m2/g, and a cationic polymer; wherein the treatment comprises an oxide of silicon, aluminum, phosphorus or mixtures thereof; and the treatment is present in the amount of at least 15% based on the total weight of the treated titanium dioxide particle; paper pulp; and a cationic polymer; wherein the cationic polymer in the slurry and the cationic polymer in the dispersion are compatible; wherein for equal optical performance, the amount of treated tio2 particle in the dispersion is reduced by about 10% when compared to a dispersion not comprising the treated tio2 particle of (a).. .
12/11/14
20140363652
Polymer interlayers having improved optical properties
An interlayer comprised of a thermoplastic resin, at least one high refractive index plasticizer and, optionally, a conventional plasticizer. The use of a thermoplastic resin, a high refractive index plasticizer, and, optionally, a conventional plasticizer reduces or minimizes the optical defects caused by different refractive indices without sacrificing other characteristics of the interlayer..
12/11/14
20140363651
Polymer interlayers having improved optical properties
An interlayer comprised of a thermoplastic resin, at least one high refractive index plasticizer and, optionally, a conventional plasticizer. The use of a thermoplastic resin, a high refractive index plasticizer, and, optionally, a conventional plasticizer reduces or minimizes the optical defects caused by different refractive indices without sacrificing other characteristics of the interlayer..
12/11/14
20140363644
Defect resisting acoustic polymer interlayers
This disclosure is related to the field of polymer interlayers for multiple layer glass panels and multiple layer glass panels having at least one polymer interlayer sheet. Specifically, this disclosure is related to the field of polymer interlayers comprising multiple thermoplastic layers which resist the formation of optical defects..
12/11/14
20140363630
Defect resisting acoustic polymer interlayers
This disclosure is related to the field of polymer interlayers for multiple layer glass panels and multiple layer glass panels having at least one polymer interlayer sheet. Specifically, this disclosure is related to the field of polymer interlayers comprising multiple thermoplastic layers which resist the formation of optical defects..
12/11/14
20140363338
Spectral apparatus, detection apparatus, light source apparatus, reaction apparatus, and measurement apparatus
The present invention provides a spectral apparatus for spectrally separating light including a predetermined wavelength, including a slit that the light enters, a first optical system configured to collimate the light from the slit, a transmissive type diffraction element configured to diffract the light from the first optical system, and a second optical system including a first mirror configured to reflect the light diffracted by the transmissive type diffraction element, and a second mirror configured to reflect the light reflected by the first mirror and diffracted by the transmissive type diffraction element, and configured to make the light reciprocally travel between the first mirror and the second mirror via the transmissive type diffraction element.. .
12/11/14
20140363337
Chip for optical analysis
The present invention relates to a chip for optical analysis. In particular, the present invention relates to an optical sensor handling a liquid sample, which is a chip for analysis that can be used for selectively measuring a biologically-relevant substance or a chemical substance such as an environmental pollutant or a health affecting substance in a liquid to be measured.
12/11/14
20140363293
Wind turbine and a method for determining the presence and/or thickness of an ice layer on a blade body of a wind turbine
A wind turbine comprising an elongated blade body, a system for detecting an ice layer on the blade body, the system comprising a light source for emitting a light beam; a light splitting optical element optically connected to the light source so as to receive the light beam emitted from the light source, the optical element adapted to split the light beam received from the light source into a reference light beam and a detecting light beam, a boundary area which is arranged at the blade body so as to be exposed to the outer surroundings of the blade body and which is optically connected to the light splitting optical element such as to receive the detecting light beam and to reflect an internal reflected part of the detecting light beam at the boundary area and to transmit a transmitting part of the detecting light beam to the outer surroundings of the blade body through the boundary area and to allow an external reflected part of the transmitting part of the detecting light beam, which has been reflected from outside of the blade body, to be re-transmitted through the boundary area, a light measuring device optically connected to the light splitting optical element so as to receive the reference light beam, the internal reflected part of the detecting light beam and the external reflected part of the detecting light beam, wherein the light measuring device is configured to analyze the received light and to determine the presence and/or thickness of an ice layer on the blade body dependent on the analysis.. .
12/11/14
20140363207
Light beam detection circuit, light beam scan unit and image forming apparatus
In order to detect a passage timing of a light beam and to suppress cost, a light beam detection circuit (2) includes a detection signal generation section (34) configured to receive a light beam for scanning of a scanning target (101a) with one optical sensor (10), and generate a detection signal corresponding to an amount of received light; a reference signal output section (44) configured to output a reference signal that is in proportion to a light-amount control signal of a light-emission element (ld1) that emits the light beam; and a synchronizing signal generation section (35) configured to compare a detection signal generated by the detection signal generation section (34) with a reference signal output from the reference signal output section (44) to generate a synchronizing signal to determine a position to start scanning of the scanning target (101a) with the light beam.. .
12/11/14
20140363176
Optical phase compensation device, optical receiver, and optical phase compensation method
An optical phase compensation device included in an optical receiver employing an intradyne detection method, includes a first optical phase error calculator configured to calculate a first optical phase error by averaging signal symbols of a first number of input main signals, a second optical phase error calculator configured to calculate a second optical phase error by averaging signal symbols of a second number of the main signals, wherein the second number is smaller than the first number, and a subtractor configured to subtract, from optical phase components of the main signals, one of a difference between the first optical phase error and the second optical phase error and a value obtained by multiplying the difference by a gain relative to the difference.. .
12/11/14
20140363175
Optical transmitter and method of controlling optical transmitter
An optical transmitter includes a light source configured to generate direct current light; a multi-value modulator configured to modulate the direct current light; an opto-isolator configured to block output light of the multi-value modulator; a driving circuit configured to output a driving signal for driving the multi-value modulator; a bias control circuit configured to control a bias voltage applied to the multi-value modulator, according to an optical output power of the multi-value modulator; and a control circuit configured to control operations of the opto-isolator, the driving circuit and the bias control circuit, wherein the control circuit decreases an amplitude of the driving signal output from the driving circuit while synchronizing with the blocking of the output light of the multi-value modulator by the opto-isolator.. .
12/11/14
20140363173
Dac-based optical modulator and demodulator
Methods, systems, and devices are described for modulating and demodulating data on optical signals. During modulation, at least one stream of symbol mapped bits is filtered with at least one pulse shaping filter to reduce a bandwidth of the stream of bits and to pre-compensate for at least one identified non-ideal transmission condition.
12/11/14
20140363172
Die stack with optical tsvs
A high density, low power, high performance information system, method and apparatus are described in which a laser source (213) on a first die (210) generates a source light beam of unmodulated monochromatic coherent light (281) for distribution via optical beam routing structures (e.g., 214/214a, 224/224a, 234/234a) to a plurality of receiving die (220, 230), each of which includes its own modulator (e.g., 223, 233) for optically receiving at least a portion of the source light beam (281a, 281b) from the first die and generating therefrom an output source light beam of modulated monochromatic coherent light (291, 292) which is encoded at said modulator in response to electrical signal information.. .
12/11/14
20140363170
Two-dimensional optical beam steering module
An interference-free communication system having a central communication controller (ccc) with a wavelength-tunable light source that emits a tunable wavelength optical data signal, and controls the wavelength-tunable light source by conditioning, modulation and wavelength-tuning, the ccc includes a signal-transparent optical crossconnect and fiber optic network, a pencil-radiating antenna (pra) that is a passive 2-dimensional diffractive module is coupled to the wavelength-tunable light source via the fiber optic network, the crossconnect routes the optical data signal to the pra, the optical data signal is transmitted through a confined optical pencil beam, the pra deflects the pencil beam in 2 angular dimensions as a function of a wavelength of the pencil beam, the deflected pencil beam is disposed for communication with an opto-electronic communication device, and a radio return channel that provides upstream communication from the communication device to the ccc includes a lack-of-connection communication between the communication device and the ccc.. .
12/11/14
20140363169
Optical media converter with edge-coupled filtering
In one aspect, an optical media converter is provided for use within aircraft data networks. In one example, the optical media converter converts electrical doublet signals to optical manchester signals, and vice versa.
12/11/14
20140363165
Optical slab
An apparatus can comprise an optical slab comprising a rigid substrate of substantially transmissive material. The apparatus can also comprise a wdm multiplexer to receive and combine a plurality of optical signals at different wavelengths to form a combined optical signal in the optical slab having an aggregate power.
12/11/14
20140363164
Mitigation of polarization dependent loss in optical multi-carrier/super-channel transmission
Methods and systems for mitigating effects of polarization dependent loss (pdl) in an optical network transmitting a multi-carrier optical signal comprising a plurality of subcarriers may involve assigning and modifying a state of polarization to each subcarrier prior to transmission. An assigned state of polarization for each subcarrier may be modified for the subcarrier in the digital domain and/or the optical domain.
12/11/14
20140363162
Optical device and methods
We describe methods and devices for manipulating optical signals. A method of manipulating an optical signal comprises providing a device (100) comprising a layer (106) of blue phase liquid crystal in the path of the optical signal; and applying a dynamically varying spatial pattern of voltages across the layer (106) of blue phase liquid crystal, thereby causing the refractive index of the layer (106) of blue phase liquid crystal to vary according the dynamically varying spatial pattern..
12/11/14
20140363161
Optical signal switching device and optical transmission system
An optical signal switching device includes: first through third input ports; first through third output ports; first through third optical splitters: first through third optical couplers; first through third short wavelength pass filters respectively configured to pass the first wavelength band; and first through third long wavelength pass filters respectively configured to pass the second wavelength band. Each of the optical splitters splits a wdm optical signal input through a corresponding input port to be guided to a corresponding short wavelength pass filter and a corresponding long wavelength pass filter.
12/11/14
20140363160
Flexible interconnection of scalable systems integrated using optical networks for datacenters
A network capable of being used in a datacenter is described. In some embodiments, the network can comprise a set of optical fiber rings, wherein each optical fiber ring carries data traffic on one or more wavelengths, and wherein each optical fiber ring is partitioned into multiple sectors.
12/11/14
20140363159
Digital generation of multi-carrier optical signals
A transmitter of optical signals uses a single light transmitter to modulate a multi-carrier signal. The multi-carrier signal is generated by performing digital signal processing in the digital domain to generate a plurality of components by performing hilbert transform filtering.
12/11/14
20140363158
Fiber-optic communication apparatus capable of operating in a normal mode and a power calibration mode, and communication device used within the same
A fiber-optic communication apparatus includes first and second communication devices interconnected by an optical fiber cable. The first communication device converts one of a calibration signal with a predetermined power level and a radio frequency (rf) signal into an optical signal.
12/11/14
20140363157
Method and apparatus for testing transmission lines normally propagating optical signals
A portable apparatus for measuring parameters of optical signals propagating concurrently in opposite directions in an optical transmission path between two elements, at least one of the elements being operative to transmit a first optical signal (s1) only if it continues to receive a second optical signal (s2) from the other of said elements, comprises first and second connector means for connecting the apparatus into the optical transmission path in series therewith, and propagating and measuring means connected between the first and second connector means for propagating at least the second optical signal (s2) towards the one of the elements, and measuring the parameters of the concurrently propagating optical signals (s1, s2). The measurement results may be displayed by a suitable display unit.
12/11/14
20140363154
Optical signal processing device, optical signal processing method and recording medium
An optimization unit in an optical receiver divides a symbol region out of a plurality of symbol regions into which signal points that specifies symbol information included in an optical signal are classified, into a plurality of division regions from the symbol center coordinate of the symbol region. Moreover, the optimization unit accumulates the signal points of the symbol information for every division region in the symbol region.
12/11/14
20140363153
Optical die test interface
An integrated circuit optical die test interface and associated testing method are described for using scribe area optical mirror structures (106) to perform wafer die tests on mems optical beam waveguide (112) and optical circuit elements (113) by perpendicularly deflecting optical test signals (122) from the scribe area optical mirror structures (106) into and out of the plane of the integrated circuit die under test (104) and/or production test die (157).. .
12/11/14
20140363134
Optical fiber cable assembly comprising optical tracer fiber
An optical fiber cable assembly is provided including a tracer light source and an optical tracer fiber physically coupled to or surrounded by the cable jacket and defining a tracer scattering profile comprising a relatively high scattering loss at a tracer wavelength or wavelength range λt such that light is dispersed from the optical tracer fiber along at least a portion of its length. At a bend radius of less than approximately 25 mm, the scattering profile of the optical tracer fiber generates dispersed light of a luminance that is at least about twice light generated in a zero-bend portion.
12/11/14
20140363133
Method to align optical fiber for splicing
A method for aligning non-circular clad fiber whereby the alignment of the cross sectional profiles of non-circular fiber is accurately aligned before splicing. A method is provided to determine the correct rotational orientation of a fiber with non-circular cladding geometry so that the on screen position of the fiber core may be adjusted to present the flat side of the fiber cladding perpendicular to the imaging axis of the sensor.
12/11/14
20140363132
Optical connector having high coupling precision
An optical connector includes a first optical-electric coupling element, a second optical-electric coupling element, and a fixing device. The first optical-electric coupling element defines a first cavity and a second cavity.
12/11/14
20140363131
Optical backplane system
An optical backplane system (600) comprising a horizontal backplane (30), a coupler (33) assembled to the backplane, a card assembly (100), and a connector assembly (500). The horizontal backplane defines a number of positioning holes (306).
12/11/14
20140363130
Field terminable optical fiber connector with splice element
An optical fiber connector includes a housing configured to mate with a receptacle, a collar body that includes a fiber stub and a mechanical splice device, a backbone to retain the collar body within the housing, and a boot. The backbone includes a fiber jacket clamping portion to clamp a jacket portion that surrounds a portion of the terminated optical fiber upon actuation.
12/11/14
20140363129
Optical connector
An optical connector includes an optical fiber, and a ferrule configured to hold the optical fiber, wherein the ferrule has a front part, a rear part, a deformable mechanism to connect between the front part and the rear part, and an opening to allow the optical fiber to bend along with displacement of the deformable mechanism, and wherein the deformable mechanism has a restrictor to restrict the displacement or deformation of the deformable mechanism, the restrictor being provided at least between the deformable mechanism and the front part or between the deformable mechanism and the rear part.. .
12/11/14
20140363128
Compact, tunable, submersible dry mate n-pin optical connector
A multi-pin connector with a small envelop and low insertion loss capable of operating while submerged is described within. This configuration avoids the tolerance stack up troubles that has plagued other similar designs thereby allowing it to achieve a low insertion loss without the typical cost drivers of tighter tolerances.
12/11/14
20140363127
Integrated photonics waveguide grating coupler
A photonic integrated device comprises a waveguide embedded in a photonic substrate. The waveguide has a waveguide radiation exit surface and the waveguide is optically connected to a two dimensional grating.
12/11/14
20140363126
Fiber bragg grating interrogator assembly and method for the same
A fiber bragg grating interrogator assembly is described. Examples of the fiber bragg grating interrogator assembly include an optical fiber including a fiber bragg grating having a variable bragg wavelength (λb) and a dynamic range of interest (Δλdyn,b) over which the bragg wavelength (λb) can shift during use.
12/11/14
20140363125
Cladding mode stripper
An improved arrangement for stripping stray light energy that is propagating in the cladding layer of an optical fiber is provided. A cladding light stripper is provided that incorporates removal of at least a portion of the coating material and/or splicing the fiber to a fiber of differing diameter and/or having a bend of constant or decreasing or varying radius to efficiently remove cladding light while distributing heat dissipation in a controlled design across the device with respect to a specific direction of input (cladding) light..
12/11/14
20140363124
Optical redundancy
A high density, low power, high performance information system, method and apparatus are described in which an integrated circuit apparatus includes a first integrated circuit link element (657) and a redundant integrated circuit link element (660) connected in parallel between first and second deflectable mems switches (652-655, 662-665) which are connected in a signal path and controlled to deselect the first integrated circuit link element (657) and connect the redundant integrated circuit link element (660) in the signal path in response to a two-state control signal provided to the first and second deflectable mems switches which identifies the first integrated circuit link element as being defective.. .
12/11/14
20140363122
Optical interposer for waveguides
A process for preparing a subassembly, the process comprising (a) defining the location of one or more grooves for receiving at least one polymer waveguide in a wafer, (b) etching the grooves into the wafer, each groove having sidewalls and a first facet at the terminal end perpendicular to the side walls, the first facet having a first angle relative to the top planar surface, (c) coating the first facet with a reflective material, and (d) disposing a fluid polymer waveguide precursor into each groove, and writing a core into the polymer material by directing at least one laser beam on the first facet by directing the laser beam into the top of the polymer material such that the beam reflects off of the first facet and down the interior of the polymer material to form the core in the polymer waveguide.. .
12/11/14
20140363121
Integrated metal grating
An integrated circuit includes a substrate, a metal grating disposed over the substrate, and a waveguide layer disposed over or under the metal grating. The metal grating is arranged to change a propagation direction of an optical signal and the waveguide layer is arranged to guide the optical signal to a desired direction..
12/11/14
20140363120
Optical backplane mirror
An integrated circuit optical backplane die and associated semiconductor fabrication process are described for forming optical backplane mirror structures for perpendicularly deflecting optical signals out of the plane of the optical backplane die by selectively etching an optical waveguide semiconductor layer (103) on an optical backplane die wafer using an orientation-dependent anisotropic wet etch process to form a first recess opening (107) with angled semiconductor sidewall surfaces (106) on the optical waveguide semiconductor layer, where the angled semiconductor sidewall surfaces (106) are processed to form an optical backplane mirror (116) for perpendicularly deflecting optical signals to and from a lateral plane of the optical waveguide semiconductor layer.. .
12/11/14
20140363119
Integration of a mems beam with optical waveguide and deflection in two dimensions
A high density, low power, high performance information system, method and apparatus are described in which an integrated circuit apparatus includes a plurality of deflectable mems optical beam waveguides (e.g., 190) at each die edge which are each formed with an optical beam structure (193) which is encapsulated by a waveguide beam structure (194) to extend into a deflection cavity (198) and which is surrounded by a plurality of deflection electrodes (195-197) that are positioned on walls of the deflection cavity (198) to provide two-dimensional deflection control of each deflectable mems optical beam waveguide in response to application of one or more deflection voltages to provide optical communications (e.g., 184) between different die.. .
12/11/14
20140363118
Microfiber device with enclosed inner cavity
Photonic devices that include in-line optical microfibers for different uses such as sensing are described. At least one enclosed cavity is positioned within the optical microfiber.
12/11/14
20140363117
Fiber optic sensing system with hydrogen flush
A system and method for controlling hydrogen concentration in optical sensing systems in subsurface wells. In an exemplary system the downhole optical fiber sensors are positioned within nested conduits and a controlled concentration hydrogen gas is flowed in a first direction through the first conduit, and flowed in a second direction through the annulus, wherein the second direction is opposite to the first direction..
12/11/14
20140363099
Method for generating super-resolution images having improved image resolution and measuring device
In the case of a measuring device for recording a sequence of individual images (6, 7, 8) in a non-visible spectral range, a method for generating an sr image (11) having an image resolution that is higher than an image resolution of the individual images (6, 7, 8) is provided, wherein, for the individual images (6, 7, 8), a displacement vector field (11, 12) is determined with a calculation of the optical flow and the individual images (6, 7, 8) are segmented into segments (20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25) with regard to the values of the displacement vector field (11, 12), and an optimization method is carried out for calculating the sr image (11) from the individual images (6, 7, 8) with variation parameters individually assigned to the segments (20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25).. .
12/11/14
20140363049
Method of estimating optical flow on the basis of an asynchronous light sensor
A computer receives asynchronous information originating from a light sensor (10) having a pixel matrix disposed opposite a scene. The asynchronous information comprises, for each pixel of the matrix, successive events originating from this pixel and depending on variations in light in the scene.


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