|| List of recent Optical Component-related patents
| System, interface devices, use of the interface devices and method for eye surgery|
A laser system for eye surgery comprises an eye-surgical laser apparatus and a set of interface devices. The eye-surgical laser apparatus has optical components for providing pulsed focused laser radiation with radiation properties matched to the generation of photodisruptions in human eye tissue and a control unit for positional control of the radiation focus of the laser radiation.
| Pressure-sensitive adhesive layer for optical use, pressure-sensitive adhesive sheet, optical component and touch panel|
Provided are an optical component capable of suppressing the occurrence of undulations, having an excellent corrosion inhibition effect while maintaining a high level of adhesion reliability and transparency, as well as a pressure-sensitive adhesive layer and a pressure-sensitive adhesive sheet that can produce such an optical component efficiently and at a low cost. The present invention provides an optical pressure-sensitive adhesive layer comprising a base polymer and a rust inhibitor, characterized in that the base polymer does not or substantially does not contain an acid group-containing monomer as a constituent monomer component, and that an 85° c.
| Fixing structure of optical component, fixing method of optical component, optical pick-up device, and module device with light sources of rgb three primary colors|
A fixing structure of an optical component is composed of a device chassis; a holder holding an optical component; first and second plate parts for joint to the device chassis and a connecting part of both the plate parts are formed in the holder; a plurality of joint holes are formed in the second plate part; a u-groove into which the connecting part of the holder is fitted and a plurality of through-holes are formed in the device chassis; and an adhesive that is extended in a circular columnar shape and is made by inserting the holder into the u-groove of the device chassis, and applying a uv-curing adhesive in such a manner that the uv-curing adhesive is bonded to the first plate part of the holder and is continuous to the inside of the joint hole via the inside of the through-hole, and radiating uv light along the through-hole.. .
| Monolithic optical components with integrated flexures|
An optical element includes a monolithic body portion, the monolithic body portion having an inner body portion, an outer body portion extending at least partially around the inner body portion, and exactly three flexural hinges connecting the inner body portion to the outer body portion. One of the inner body portion and the outer body portion defines an optical active portion configured to reflect, refract, or diffract light, and the other of the inner body portion and outer body portion defines a mount portion..
| Detection systems and methods using coherent anti-stokes raman spectroscopy|
Systems and methods for remote and/or portable detection are provided. The system can include a source of coherent laser pulses, components for converting the coherent laser pulses into first beam pulses at a first wavelength value, second beam pulses at a second wavelength value, and third beam pulses at a third wavelength value.
| Pressure-sensitive adhesive composition, pressure-sensitive adhesive layer, pressure-sensitive adhesive sheet, optical component and touch panel|
Provided are an optical component having an excellent corrosion inhibition effect while maintaining a high level of adhesion reliability and transparency, as well as a pressure-sensitive adhesive composition and a pressure-sensitive adhesive sheet that can produce such an optical component efficiently and at a low cost. The pressure-sensitive adhesive composition according to the present invention includes a rust inhibitor and a base polymer, characterized in that the base polymer does not or substantially does not contain an acid group-containing monomer as a constituent monomer component.
The invention provides an optical connector for coupling with a complementary optical connector and for supporting an optical component. The connector comprises a cover moveable between a first and second position.
|Combined reflectance confocal microscopy-optical coherence tomography system for imaging of biological tissue|
A dual-modality apparatus for imaging of biological tissue includes a reflectance confocal microscopy (rcm) imaging apparatus and an optical coherence tomography (oct) imaging apparatus. A first optical component reflects a first beam of light provided by a rcm imaging apparatus towards a sample and passes a second beam of light provided by an oct imaging apparatus towards the sample, such that the first and second beam of lights share at least a portion of an imaging path..
|Manufacturing method of semiconductor device|
An optical component is fixed precisely on a sensor chip. After a sensor chip including a front surface having a sensor plane with a plurality of light receiving elements is mounted face-up over a wiring substrate, an adhesive is disposed on the front surface of the sensor chip at a plurality of positions, and a plurality of spacers having adherence is formed by curing this adhesive.
|Optical component, method and application|
Each of an optical component, a laser apparatus that includes the optical component and a method for operating the laser apparatus uses a particular reflective material layer located and formed over a substrate at a particular thickness for providing the optical component, the laser apparatus and the method for operating the laser apparatus with sufficient imperviousness to laser filaments under particular energy density fluence considerations. A particular reflective material layer comprises gold or a gold alloy.
|Infrared optical sensor incorporating a transmission measuring cell|
Disclosed is an infrared optical sensor for the continuous analysis of a liquid flowing in a pipe. The sensor includes, in a housing, a central section of duct through which the liquid to be analyzed flows, and a spectral analysis device using a light beam, including an infrared source which emits a signal which is received by a receiving device having passed through the liquid, an optical component which allows the light beam to pass through the liquid, and a support plate which carries the infrared source and the receiving device.
|Vertical electro-optical component and method of fabricating the same|
A vertical electro-optical component and a method for forming the same are provided. The vertical electro-optical component includes a substrate, a first electrode layer formed on the substrate, a patterned insulating layer formed on the first electrode layer, a metal layer formed on the patterned insulating layer, a semiconductor layer formed on the first electrode layer, and a second electrode layer formed on the semiconductor layer, wherein the semiconductor layer encapsulates the patterned insulating layer and the metal layer.
|Electro-optical assembly fabrication|
A flip-chip bonder fabricates an optical assembly by horizontally positioning a flexible portion of a substrate including a waveguide with the waveguide exposed at one end edge of the substrate; bending a portion of the flexible substrate to place the waveguide exposed end in approximately a vertical position; vertically positioning a bond head containing an optical component upon the waveguide exposed substrate edge to optically mate the optical component with the exposed waveguide; and fixably mounting the optical component to the substrate edge.. .
A modulation unit for a quantum communication system, wherein said modulation unit comprises an optical component configured to cause a delay between photons with different polarisation modes and a phase modulator, the optical component comprising a birefringent optical material, wherein the birefringent optical material supports the transmission of photons with a first polarisation mode and a second polarisation mode, wherein the optical path length for photons propagating with the first polarisation mode is different to the optical path length of photons propagating with the second polarisation mode, photons with the first polarisation mode having an orthogonal polarisation to those with the second polarisation mode, the phase modulator being configured to apply a further phase difference between photons with the first and second polarisation mode which pass through said modulation unit.. .
|Led-based lighting unit with optical component for mixing light output from a plurality of leds|
Methods and apparatus related to an led-based lighting unit (10, 110) having an optical component for mixing light output from a plurality of leds (34, 134). In some embodiments the optical component may include at least one reflective surface interiorly thereof and the leds (34, 134) may be vertically arranged about the reflective surface.
|Test system and method for wafer including optical component|
A wafer test system includes an input device configured to transmit a test signal, a wafer including an optical port, an input port configured to receive the test signal, and an output port configured to output a result signal based on the test signal, a measuring device configured to measure the result signal, and an alignment device configured to align an optical fiber port of an optical probe with an alignment port based on the result signal and then align the optical fiber port with the optical port. The alignment port is the input port or the output port.
|Light collection system|
The present teachings provide a detection cell for a biological material and methods for detecting biological material including a photosensitive material optically coupled to an interior volume containing the biological material so to avoid optical components or an external light source.. .
|Infrared-transmitting film, method for producing infrared-transmitting film, infrared optical component, and infrared device|
An infrared-transmitting film which is excellent in mechanical strength and environmental resistance. The infrared-transmitting film comprises a buffer layer formed on a surface of an infrared optical substrate and having a vickers hardness greater than that of the substrate and an environmental resistance improving layer provided in contact with the buffer layer and having a vickers hardness greater than that of the buffer layer..
|System and method for assessing analytes using conformal filters and dual polarization|
A system and method for detecting at least one target of interest using at least two conformal filters in a dual polarization configuration. A plurality of interacted photons are collected from a sample comprising at least one analyte of interest.
An interposer comprising: (a) a planar substrate having top and bottom surfaces, said bottom surface defining at least one ferrule alignment structure, and one or more fiber bores extending from said bottom surface to said top surface, each fiber bore being in a certain position relative to said ferrule alignment structure and adapted to receive a fiber; (b) one or more lenses on or near said top surface, each lens aligned with one of said fiber bores; (c) at least one ferrule having an end face and comprising one or more fibers protruding from said end face, and at least one alignment feature cooperating with said ferrule alignment structure to position said ferrule precisely on said bottom surface such that said fibers are disposed in said fiber bores and are optically coupled with said lenses; and (d) at least one optical component having one or more optical interfaces and being mounted on said top surface such that each of said optical interfaces is aligned with one of said fiber bores and is optically coupled with one of said lenses corresponding to said one of said fiber bores.. .
|Device having a conductive light absorbing mask and method for fabricating same|
A system and method for an optical component that masks non-active portions of a display and provides an electrical path for one or more display circuits. In one embodiment an optical device includes a substrate, a plurality of optical elements on the substrate, each optical element having an optical characteristic which changes in response to a voltage applied to the optical element, and a light-absorbing, electrically-conductive optical mask disposed on the substrate and offset from the plurality of optical elements, the optical mask electrically coupled to one or more of the optical elements to provide electrical paths for applying voltages to the optical elements.
|Silicon-on-insulator platform for integration of tunable laser arrays|
An apparatus comprising a silicon-on-insulator (soi) platform comprising an optical component network. An apparatus comprising an optical component network monolithically grown on a soi platform, and an optical device coupled to the optical component network.
|Illumination optics and projection exposure apparatus|
An illumination optics illuminates an object field of a projection exposure apparatus for microlithography. The illumination optics include a condenser group of optical components which guide a bundle of useful light.
|Photographing apparatus and method of controlling the same|
Provided is a photographing apparatus. The photographing apparatus includes: a main body having an image pickup device disposed therein; a middle cover disposed in a back side of the main body and includes a first opening disposed to correspond to a position of the image pickup device; a first connector formed on the middle cover and around the first opening, where the first connector is configured to couple to an external optical component and is disposed so that the an optical axis of the image pickup device coincides with an optical axis of the external optical component, when the external optical component is coupled to the first connector; and a rear cover disposed on the middle cover and includes a second opening disposed to correspond to the position of the image pickup device..
|Mounting structures for components of intravascular devices|
Intravascular devices, systems, and methods are disclosed. In some embodiments, the intravascular devices include at least one mounting structure within a distal portion of the device.
|Optical fiber protector|
This invention generally relates to devices and methods for protecting an optical fiber during assembly of an optical system. In certain aspect, the invention provides an optical fiber protector.
|Luminaire emitting light of different colours|
The disclosed embodiments relate to a luminaire (100) comprising an array of leds (120). The array of leds (120) comprises leds chosen from the group of blue led, green led, red led, yellow led, amber led, cyan led, and white led.
|Sensor system with pressure application|
Embodiments of the present disclosure relate to sensors for applying pressure to a patient's tissue. According to certain embodiments, the sensors may include one or more deformable elements that hold the optical components of the sensor against the tissue with an appropriate amount of pressure.
|Transceiver with self-registered wavelengths|
An integrated optical component outputs and receives an optical signal that provides a comb of modulated wavelengths for use in wavelength-division-multiplexing (wdm) optical interconnects or links. In particular, a shared echelle grating is used as a wavelength-selective filter or control device for multiple lasing cavities to achieve self-registered and accurate lasing-channel spacing without inter-channel gain competition for multiplexing modulated wavelength channels into one transmit port, and for receiving and de-multiplexing wdm wavelength channels simultaneously.
|Method and equipment for manufacturing light guide plate and light guide plate therewith|
In a backlight module, a diffusive structure and a prism structure are replaced by a diffusive prism film formed on a substrate and transferred via in-mold decoration by roller (imr) to a light guide body via injection molding. A reflection film is also transferred to an opposite side of the light guide body via the same way.
|Multi-led lens with light pattern optimization|
An apparatus, method, and system for illumination of a target includes a lighting assembly comprising plural led sources each having individual light output patterns of preselected color or cct. A single shared optical component or lens, which captures and controls light output from each of the plurality of light sources; at least partially mixes the individual patterns in a composite light output distribution.
|Apparatus and method for operating an acousto-optical component|
An apparatus for controlling an acousto-optical component influencing at least one of illumination light and detection light in a microscope is described. The apparatus comprises a radio-frequency generator for supplying the acousto-optical component with a radio frequency.
|Systems and methods for an integrated bio-entity manipulation and processing semiconductor device|
An integrated semiconductor device for manipulating and processing bio-entity samples is disclosed. The device includes a microfluidic channel that is coupled to fluidic control circuitry, a photosensor array coupled to sensor control circuitry, an optical component aligned with the photosensor array to manipulate a light signal before the light signal reaches the photosensor array, and a microfluidic grid coupled to the microfluidic channel and providing for transport of bio-entity sample droplets by electrowetting.
|Optical imaging apparatus|
Measuring light emitted from a laser light source and split into four light rays through optical fibers is emitted into a space from emission units, and bent upward at a mirror. The measuring light passes through a window in the center of the sample stage and strikes a lower surface of the biological sample placed on the sample stage.
An optical module includes a wiring board on which a first opening and a second opening are provided having, between the first and second openings, a traversing portion on which a signal wire is arranged, an optical component that is mounted on a first plane side of the first opening and the second opening of the wiring board and that generates heat, a heat sink arranged on a second plane side, which is on a reverse of the first plane side, of the first opening and the second opening of the wiring board, and an anisotropic heat dissipation sheet that is provided between the traversing portion and the heat sink, and the optical component, and that has a thermal conductivity higher in second directions, which cross the traversing portion in a plane orthogonal to first directions, than in the first directions, which are thickness directions of the wiring board.. .
|Heat sink retention in an optical component|
An example embodiment includes a retention spring. The retention spring includes a central portion, a coupling feature, and a spring arm.
|Passive alignment multichannel parallel optical system|
The invention provides an optical system, in particular, a multi-channel parallel optical transceiver system and methods of forming the same. The multi-channel parallel optical system includes a first substrate with at least one optical component mounted on its first side, a second substrate with optical fibers affixed in fiber fixing structures (grooves), the second substrate being mounted on the first side of the first substrate perpendicular to the first side of the first substrate so that the optical signal can be transmitted and received between the optical fibers and the mounted optical components with minimum loss.
Various embodiments of the disclosure relate to an optical system that includes a base unit and one or more cartridges that are removably attachable to the base unit. The one or more cartridges can include optical components configured to output a beam of light (e.g., a laser).
|Light emitting device and method of manufacturing light emitting device and optical component used in the same|
A light emitting device wherein discoloration of a reflective layer in an optical component can be prevented and a stable optical output power can be maintained, and a method of manufacturing an optical component used in the light emitting device. The optical component includes a supporting member defining a through-hole, a reflective layer formed on an inner wall defining the through-hole, a protective layer formed on the reflective layer, and a light transmissive member having a light incident surface, a light emitting surface, and an outer circumference side-surface, and disposed in the through hole.
The invention is a system and method for controllable alignment of any of a plurality of electro-optical components mounted to a circuit board with an optical axis. In one embodiment, the invention provides an improved illumination system for microscopy.
|Image display device|
An image display device includes a holder and an optical component. The holder has an optical path.
|Method of producing optical component|
The present invention provides a resin composition for producing an optical component in which resin composition respective of a (meth)acrylic equivalent and a content of a repeating unit represented by the general formula (1) are adjusted to given ranges, an optical component which is made of the resin composition, and an image display device. The resin composition of the present invention for producing an optical component is arranged such that the resin composition contains at least one kind of compound whose molecule contains the repeating unit represented by the general formula (1) and at least one (meth)acryloyl group and the (meth)acrylic equivalent and the content of the repeating unit meet the given ranges..
|Optical component with blocking surface and method thereof|
An optical component arranged for use in a low pressure environment including: a surface arranged to receive extreme ultra-violet (euv) light and a coating, on the surface, arranged to block at least one contaminant in the low pressure environment from binding to the surface. A method of mitigating contamination of a surface of an optical component, including: inserting the optical component into a chamber for a semi-conductor inspection system, controlling a temperature and a pressure within the chamber, introducing a blocking material, in a gaseous state, into the chamber, coating a surface of the optical component with the blocking material, and preventing, using the coating, a contaminant in the chamber from binding to the optical component..
|Particle-optical systems and arrangements and particle-optical components for such systems and arrangements|
A particle-optical arrangement comprises a charged-particle source for generating a beam of charged particles; a multi-aperture plate arranged in a beam path of the beam of charged particles, wherein the multi-aperture plate has a plurality of apertures formed therein in a predetermined first array pattern, wherein a plurality of charged-particle beamlets is formed from the beam of charged particles downstream of the multi-aperture plate, and wherein a plurality of beam spots is formed in an image plane of the apparatus by the plurality of beamlets, the plurality of beam spots being arranged in a second array pattern; and a particle-optical element for manipulating the beam of charged particles and/or the plurality of beamlets; wherein the first array pattern has a first pattern regularity in a first direction, and the second array pattern has a second pattern regularity in a second direction electron-optically corresponding to the first direction, and wherein the second regularity is higher than the first regularity.. .
|Optical component arrays in optical connectors|
An example embodiment includes an optical connector. The optical connector includes a printed circuit board (pcb), multiple optical components, multiple optical fibers, and a lens assembly.
|Low cost extended depth of field optical probes|
An extended depth of field optical probe includes a lens; and a spacer positioned adjacent the lens, the spacer and lens are configured to produce a plurality of waists at a plurality of working distances by varying at least one of an index of refraction of adjacent optical components of the spacer and a physical geometry of a surface of the probe, and the working distance of a first waist is greater than 0.. .
|Body cavity illumination system|
A cavity illumination system according to the present disclosure may include one or more illumination elements composed of a transparent or semi-transparent, biocompatible sterilizable polymer and one or more illumination sources. The sterilizable polymer operates as a waveguide.
|Device and passive method for the coherent combination of two amplified and/or spectrally broadened optical beams|
A method and passive device for the coherent combination of two amplified and/or spectrally broadened optical beams using at least one bidirectional optical component (a1, a2), the device includes an amplitude division ring interferometer having optical splitting and recombining elements disposed so as to receive an incident optical beam (s0) and to split it spatially into a first secondary input beam (h1) and a second secondary input beam (h2), optical guiding elements disposed so as to define an optical path in the form of a ring in the interferometer, the at least one bidirectional optical component being disposed on the optical path of the ring interferometer, the splitting and recombining elements being disposed in such a way as to receive and to recombine spatially, temporally and coherently the first secondary output beam (h1″) and the second secondary output beam (h2″), so as to form a coherent output beam.. .
|Optical component and method for manufacturing same|
An optical component of the present invention is composed of a znse polycrystal body, and the znse polycrystal body is constituted by crystal grains with an average grain size larger than or equal to 50 μm and smaller than or equal to 1 mm and has a relative density higher than or equal to 99%.. .
|Alignment pin and optical communication system|
An alignment pin for an optical communication system comprises: a first portion (31) extending along a direction in a receiving hole of a printed circuit board, a second portion (32) extending along this direction in a receiving through hole of an optical coupling device, a third portion (33) extending along this direction in a receiving hole of an external optical component. The pin comprises an abutting surface (35) placed in contact with a parallel complementary surface (36) of the optical coupling device..
|Contrast enhancing system|
A contrast enhancing system is provided comprising: a digital micromirror device (dmd); a light source; a first integrator that receives light from the light source, comprising lateral long and short dimensions, the lateral short dimension at a non-zero angle to the dmd tilt axis; a second integrator that receives and shapes light from the first integrator; a telecentric lens about midway between the integrators that generates fast and slow f-number directions of the light in angle space, respectively corresponding to the lateral long and short dimensions of the first integrator, the slow f-number direction correspondingly at the non-zero angle to the dmd tilt axis, thereby increasing dead-zones between adjacent ones of a dmd illumination path and dmd reflection paths for each of the on, flat and off-state positions; and, at least one optical component that focuses the light along the illumination path from the second integrator onto the dmd.. .
|Laser material processing system|
The present invention relates to a laser material processing system for processing a workpiece by means of a laser beam, comprising an optical system having at least one optical component for focusing the laser beam to form a focal point on the workpiece or in a defined position relative to the workpiece, at least one inertial sensor for detecting a transitional and/or rotational acceleration of the at least one optical component of the optical system and/or the workpiece, and a processing unit connected to the at least one inertial sensor for determining a relative transitional and/or rotational acceleration between the focal point and the workpiece.. .
|Fiber optic network interrogation tool for combined swept-heterodyne optical spectrum analysis and optical frequency-domain reflectometry|
A multi-function optical tool may be used for example for built-in fault detection and transceiver source characterization in local optical communication networks. A single device provides swept-heterodyne optical spectrum analysis (shosa) and optical frequency-domain reflectometry (ofdr) in an efficient, low-cost package by utilizing a common interrogation laser source, common optical components, and common, low-bandwidth acquisition hardware.
|Optical module and production method for same|
An optical module includes a first plate-shaped member having a light transmissive optical component which is formed by applying etching to a silicon region, and a second plate-shaped member having light reflective optical components (mirrors) for reflecting light transmitting through the light transmissive optical component. The first and second plate-shaped members are bonded to one another, and an optical path for light transmitting through the light transmissive optical component is along a component forming surface of the first plate-shaped member and a principal surface of the second plate-shaped member.
Systems, methods, and apparatus for optical switching. In some implementations, a magneto-optic switch includes multiple optical components positioned in order along a light path including: a single fiber optical collimator, a first birefringent optic crystal, a first half wave plate assembly, a polarization rotation assembly, a second half wave plate assembly, a second birefringent optic crystal, and a dual fiber optic collimator, wherein a first side of the polarization rotation assembly near the first half wave plate assembly includes a first faraday rotator element, a second side of the polarization rotation assembly near the second half wave plate assembly includes an optic rotation component, the polarization rotation assembly having a magnetic field generating component outside the first faraday rotator element..
Systems, methods, and apparatus for optical switching. In some implementations, a magneto-optic switch includes multiple optical components positioned in order along a light path including: a single optical fiber collimator, a first pair of refraction crystals, a first half wave plate assembly, refraction components, a second half wave plate assembly, a second pair of refraction crystals, and a dual fiber optic collimator, wherein a first side of the refraction components near the first half wave plate assembly includes a first faraday effect element, a second side of the refraction components near the second half wave plate assembly includes an optic rotation assembly, the optic rotation assembly having a magnetic field generating component outside the first faraday effect element..
A display device includes an image display, an optical component, a light control component. The image display emits light including an image.
|Light collection system|
The present teachings provide a detection cell for a biological material and methods for detecting biological material including a photosensitive material optically coupled to an interior volume containing the biological material so to avoid optical components or an external light source.. .
|Wavelength division multiplexing module|
A telecommunications module includes a main housing portion and a cover, the main housing portion defining a first sidewall, a front wall, a rear wall, a top wall, and a bottom wall, the cover defining a second sidewall when mounted on the main housing portion. An optical component located within the module receives an input signal from a signal input location of the housing and outputs an output signal toward a signal output location on the front wall.
And formed with a transmitting phase retarding film that shifts a phase of the infrared laser beam; and a second substrate body which is made of the platy member and which has an output surface from which the infrared laser beam is emitted, and an inclined surface inclined at the angle of inclination to the output surface and formed with the transmitting phase retarding film. The inclined surfaces of both substrate bodies are arranged as opposed to each other so as to have a space therebetween..
|Recoil spring guide mounted target marker|
In an exemplary embodiment of the present disclosure, a target marker for a firearm may comprise a module having a first portion, and a second portion electrically connected and coupled to the first portion. A light source may be disposed within and electrically connected to the second portion.
|Endoscope having a sideways viewing direction|
A sideways viewing endoscope including: a proximal handle, an endoscope shaft having outer and inner tubes, and first and second optical component assemblies arranged in a distal region of the endoscope shaft, the optical components assemblies can be rotated with respect to one another about a longitudinal axis of the endoscope shaft and are mounted against each other by an axial bearing that is disposed between the optical component assemblies and pretensioned by a pretensioning device; wherein the first optical component assembly is distally connected to the outer tube and comprises optical windows, prisms and/or lenses having a sideways viewing direction and the second optical component assembly is distally connected to the inner tube and comprises an image sensor having a straight-ahead viewing direction oriented in the direction of the longitudinal axis; and the pretensioning device is disposed in the distal region of the endoscope shaft at the axial bearing.. .
|Spatially distributed laser resonator|
A distributed resonator laser system using retro-reflecting elements, in which spatially separated retroreflecting elements define respectively a power transmitting and a power receiving unit. The retroreflectors have no point of inversion, so that an incident beam is reflected back along a path essentially coincident with that of the incident beam.
Wherein as a result of the local modification of the buried first intermediate layer in a lateral direction a refractive index jump is produced which brings about a lateral wave guiding of the electromagnetic radiation (120) in the unmodified region of the first intermediate layer.. .
|System and method for improving a lithography simulation model|
A method of performing initial optical proximity correction (opc) with a calibrated lithography simulation model. The method includes providing a photomask having an integrated circuit (ic) pattern formed thereon, acquiring an aerial image of the ic pattern formed on the photomask using an optical microscope, and calibrating an optical component of the lithography simulation model based on the aerial image.
|Methods and devices for active vibration damping of an optical structure|
A vibration damper assembly that may be attached and moved about a payload or optical mount surface of an optical structure such as an optical table. The vibration damper assembly may include a sensor and an actuator that may be disposed within a housing.
|Diamond optical component for an optical tool|
A component for an optical probe, the component comprising: a tubular body defining an internal channel and an opening; a mounting ring which is mounted within the internal channel and configured to define an aperture aligned with the opening; and a window disposed across the aperture and bonded to the mounting ring around the aperture, wherein the window is diamond, wherein the mounting ring comprises a material having a coefficient of linear thermal expansion a of 14×10−6 k−1 or less at 20° c. And a thermal conductivity of 60 wm−1k−1 or more at 20° c., and wherein the tubular body is made of a chemically inert material..
|Optical grating including a smoothing layer|
An apparatus and method pertaining to an optical grating are disclosed herein. In one embodiment, in response to a light incident on the optical grating, a first component of the light at a first wavelength is selectively reflected while a second component of the light at a second wavelength is selectively rejected.
An objective for a projection exposure apparatus includes a metrology stage arranged on the frame of the objective. The objective includes at least one optical component, an objective mount for mounting the optical component, and a positioning device for holding at least one measuring device.
|Multispectral imaging camera|
One embodiment disclosed is an imaging system that includes a first optical component configured to receive electromagnetic energy associated with an image of an object. The system also includes a second optical component configured to split and diffract the received electromagnetic energy into a plurality of beams of different wavelengths of electromagnetic energy.
|Molded product, molding material, optical component, and method of producing molding material|
The molded product of the present invention is used for an optical component selected from an fθ lens, an imaging lens, and a light guide plate and contains a polymer having an alicyclic structure in a portion or all of repeating structural units. Moreover, when the molded product is dipped in cyclohexane at a concentration of 1 g/ml at 23° c.