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| Protecting a vacuum environment from leakage|
Methods, devices, and systems for protecting a vacuum environment from leakage are provided. The devices include an optical component for gas-tight closure of the vacuum environment, a retention device configured to retain the optical component and including a cooling region separated from the vacuum environment in a gas-tight manner and configured to receive a cooling medium to cool the optical component, a first part-region of the optical component being arranged in the cooling region, and a reduced-pressure region configured to have a reduced pressure and separated in a gas-tight manner from the vacuum environment and from the cooling region, a second part-region of the optical component being arranged in the reduced-pressure region, and a detector configured to detect a leakage in the optical component when the cooling medium flows from the cooling region into at least one of the reduced-pressure region or the vacuum environment..
Trumpf Laser- Und Systemtechnik Gmbh
|Micro-optic adapters and tips for surgical illumination fibers|
A microstructure optical adapter or tip according to the present disclosure may incorporate precision micro structure optical components engaging the input or output end of light energy delivery devices for customized light delivery of the light energy. The incorporation of precision micro structure optical components in injection molded plastic or glass parts will allow for inexpensive modification of the output light while also serving to protect the end of the illumination device.
Laser cutting systems and methods are described herein. One or more systems include a laser generating component, an optical component, a fixture for holding a support with a part positioned on the support, and a control mechanism for adjusting at least one of the laser generating component, the optical component, and the fixture such that a ratio of a laser energy applied to the part and a part material thickness is maintained within a predetermined acceptable range at each point along a cut path to cut through the part while maintaining the integrity of the support.
Align Technology, Inc.
|Image stabilizer and adjustment method thereof, image stabilizing circuit, image stabilizing method, and camera module and position control optical component thereof|
The present invention relates to an image stabilizer and a camera module. The image stabilizer for a lens that moves, with respect to an imaging element, in an auto-focus direction and a camera shake direction, includes a first position sensor, a distance signal calculation unit, a target position signal calculation circuit and a drive signal generation unit.
Asahi Kasei Microdevices Corporation
|Light emitting unit, display, and lighting apparatus|
There are provided a light emitting unit that enhances the uniformity of in-plane colors, as well as a display and a lighting apparatus that include such a light emitting unit thereon. The light emitting unit includes: a plurality of light emitting sections each having a light source and a wavelength conversion member, the wavelength conversion member converting a wavelength of light emitted from the light source; an optical component having a light incident surface in opposition to the plurality of light emitting sections; and a color unevenness prevention structure suppressing direct entering of light from the light source into the optical component..
|Method for displacing at least one optical component|
A method for displacing an optical component is disclosed, in which the electrical power maximally required when displacing the component is less than the sum of the maximum electrical powers of the at least two actuators used for the displacement.. .
Carl Zeiss Smt Gmbh
|Optical device and method|
The present disclosure generally relates to a device and method for optical measurement. The optical device provides an optical architecture for precise measurement when the measurement light source has inherent noise.
Taiwan Biophotonic Corporation
|Monitor for particle injector|
Approaches for determining the delivery success of a particle, such as a drug particle, are disclosed. A system for monitoring delivery of particles to biological tissue includes a volume, an optical component, a detector, and an analyzer.
Palo Alto Research Center Incorporated
|Facet mirror for use in a projection exposure microlithography|
A facet mirror is to be used as a bundle-guiding optical component in a projection exposure apparatus for microlithography. The facet mirror has a plurality of separate mirrors.
Carl Zeiss Smt Gmbh
|Integrated optical component and making|
The present disclosure provides an integrated optical component array and method of making an integrated optical component array useful for projection devices or other optical devices. The integrated optical component array can be a pbs array fabricated such that the individual pbs cubes having several elements can be assembled in a massively parallel manner and then singulated as individual optical components, and can result in a large reduction in manufacturing cost..
3m Inovative Properties Company
Waveguide for multispectral fusion
A system includes an optical waveguide configured to receive multispectral radiation from a scene, a first optical component and a second optical component. The first optical component is configured to cause a first portion of the multispectral radiation with wavelengths in a first range to exit the optical waveguide at a first position, and a second portion of the multispectral radiation with wavelengths in a second range to travel through the optical waveguide from the first position to a second position via total internal reflection.
Low stress mounting configuration for optical component
A system includes a dome-shaped optical component having a substantially circular edge and a mounting base for the optical component. A recess is in an outer surface of the optical component.
Splitter modules and optical component module mounting assemblies
A fiber optic module mounting assembly can include a surface defining an opening and a module holder. The module holder includes a body defining a channel.
Opterna Technology Limited
Wafer level packaged optical subassembly and transceiver module having same
An optical subassembly includes: a tsv submount layer carrying an active optical component and a sandwich cap bonded to the tsv submount layer. The sandwich cap includes a bottom spacer layer disposed above the tsv submount layer, a glass layer above the bottom spacer layer, and an upper spacer layer above the glass layer.
Sae Magnetics (h.k.) Ltd.
Method for connecting a first component to a second component
A method is provided for connecting a first component to a second component, wherein the first component has a deformation region. The deformation region is at least partially heated in a first step.
Johnson Controls Gmbh
Device for assisting visually impaired patients
The invention pertains to devices and methods that allow a subject having a diseased retina to see a more complete image of the subject's field-of-view. The invention provides a device comprising one or more windows comprising a plurality of optical components that redirect the light transmitting through the regions of the windows corresponding to the non-functional areas of the retina onto the functional areas of the retina in a manner such that the subject perceives a more complete field-of-view through the functional areas of the retina.
The Florida International University Board Of Trustees
Dynamically reconfigurable apertures for optimization of ppg signal and ambient light mitigation
This relates to an electronic device with dynamically reconfigurable apertures to account for different skin types, usage conditions, and environmental conditions and methods for measuring the user's physiological signals. The device can include one or more light emitters, one or more light sensors, and a material whose optical properties can be changed in one or more locations to adjust the optical path and the effective separation distances between the one or more light emitters and one or more light sensors or the size, location, or shape of the one or more dynamically reconfigurable apertures.
Bi-directional optical transmission system with coherent detection
An optical device includes a first optical port connected to a first optical fiber, and a second optical port connected to a second optical fiber. The optical device further includes first optical components that switch first optical traffic carried via a first set of optical channels from the first optical port to the second optical port, and second optical components that switch second optical traffic carried via a second set of optical channels from the second optical port to the first optical port.
Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc.
Multi-channel optical receiver or transmitter with a ball lens
Embodiments herein describe an optical receiver that demultiplexes a multi-wavelength optical signal into a plurality of optical signals with respective wavelengths. Stated differently, the various wavelengths in the received optical signal are separated into different optical signals with different wavelengths.
Cisco Technology, Inc.
Production optical devices
A method includes: an optical component installation process p1 in which an optical component 23 is formed on one face of a component installation substrate 10 using a thin film process, the optical component 23 having an end portion 25 to be optically coupled to an optical fiber 40; an optical fiber fixing process p2 in which a v-shaped groove 35 is formed on one face of an optical fiber fixing substrate 30 and the optical fiber 40 is fixed to the v-shaped groove 35; and a contacting process p3 in which the surface of the component installation substrate 10 on which the optical component 23 is provided is contacted with the surface of the optical fiber fixing substrate 30 to which the optical fiber 40 is fixed.. .
Optical bench for aligning an optical device
An optical device may include an optical bench used align a photonic chip to a receptacle. In one embodiment, a surface of the optical bench defines an alignment plane.
Cisco Technology, Inc.
A projector includes a first cooling object and a second cooling object, a first circulatory cooling device having a first closed housing, and adapted to circulate a first cooling gas in the first closed housing to cool the first cooling object disposed in the first closed housing, and a second circulatory cooling device having a second closed housing, and adapted to circulate a second cooling gas in the second closed housing to cool the second cooling object disposed in the second closed housing, the first cooling object is an image forming section including a light modulation device adapted to modulate light entering the light modulation device to form an image, and the second cooling object is a first optical component included in an optical component making a contribution to the formation of the image by the light modulation device.. .
Seiko Epson Corporation
Mimo visible light communication system receiving device
A receiving device for a multi-input multi-output (mimo) visible light communication system includes a collimation unit, a metal thin film, a transparent substrate and a receiving unit. The receiving device performs receiving by using optical components, and uses the metal thin film as a main receiving component, which plays a role of filtering and enhanced transmission, and equals to implementing a function of filtering and signal amplification by using electronic components, but overcomes the nonlinear effect of the electronic components, thereby solving the problem of waveform distortion in receiving..
Wafer-level optical modules and methods for manufacturing the same
The method for manufacturing a plurality of optical modules each comprising a first (c1) and a second (c2) optical component comprises the steps of a) providing a first substrate wafer (s1) on which a plurality of the first optical components (c1) is present on a top side of the first substrate wafer; b) providing a second substrate wafer (s2) having a material region which is a continuous laterally defined region in which material of the second substrate is present, wherein a plurality of the second optical components (c2) is present in said material region; c) achieving a lateral alignment of the first (s1) and second (s2) substrate wafers such that each of the first optical components (c1) is present in a laterally defined region not overlapping said material region; d) interconnecting the first and second substrate wafers in said lateral alignment such that the top side of the first substrate wafer faces a bottom side of the second substrate wafer with no further wafer in between. This way, first and second optical components may be placed particularly close to each other..
Heptagon Micro Optics Pte. Ltd.
Smart contact lens
The smart contact lens system hereby proposed, integrates a number of electronic, electro-optical or optical components on the contact lens substrate. The system, inter alia, is arranged to identify and track changes in pupillary response due to mental task engagement, also known as task-evoked pupillary response.
Low birefringence, molded optical components
In some examples, a method may include injection molding an optical material in a mold defining at least one optical surface to form a molded component, and machining the molded component to form a machined optical component including a machined optical surface. In some examples, a method may include injection molding an optical material in an axially symmetric mold cavity defining at least one optical surface to form a molded component, and machining the molded component to form an optical component that does not possess axial symmetry.
3m Innovative Properties Company
Dlp micro projector
The invention provides a dlp micro projector including: a light supply device, including: a led light source and a light collimation system, and a spectroscope group; a light path switching device, including a fly-eye lens or an optical wand; a lighting optical system, including: a freeform lens or a freeform reflector, and a right angle prism; a dmd light modulator being parallel to a right angle side of the right angle prism; and a projection lens group. The dlp micro projector has a simple and reasonable structure, employs a freeform optical component to replace the conventional planar mirror and relay lens to redirect and converge the beams, and meanwhile compensates the lighting source of the dmd light modulator, thereby simplifying the optical components and reducing the size and weight of the dlp micro projector.
The invention provides a dlp pico-projector, including: a light supply device, the light supply device including: a first led light source including a first led luminous chip and a second led luminous chip which are packaged together, a first collimation lens group corresponding to the first led light source, a third led luminous chip, a second collimation lens group corresponding to the third led luminous chip, and a spectroscope; a lighting optical system, the lighting optical system including: a beam shaping component, a wedge-shaped optical component, and a beam guiding component; the wedge-shaped optical component including a third working face and a fourth working face which are unparallel to one another, the third working face being coated with a dichroic film, and the fourth working face being coated with a reflective film or a dichroic film; a dlp light modulator; and a projection lens group. The design compacts the deployment of the projector, simplifies the optical elements, reduces the optical loss, and reduces the size and weight of the projector, all of which is favorable for the projector to carry and be applied in handheld electronic devices..
Method for producing optical component, optical component, and optical device
A method for producing an optical component includes presenting a laminate and separating a second layer from a substrate. In presenting the laminate, the laminate includes the substrate, a first layer disposed on the substrate, the second layer disposed on the first layer, and a third layer disposed on the second layer.
Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
High frequency voltage supply control multipole or monopole analysers
A voltage supply system for supplying an rf voltage to an rf resonant load comprising an ion-optical component of a mass spectrometer is disclosed. The system comprises a direct digital synthesiser (“dds”) arranged and adapted to output an rf voltage.
Micromass Uk Limited
Optical element, optical system including the same, and manufacturing method
Where young's moduli of the first to third optical components and the cement member are respectively denoted by e1, e2, e3, and ec.. .
Optical component including nanoparticle heat sink
An optical fiber assembly includes at least one optical component configured to deliver light from a first end to a second end opposite the first end. The at least one optical component includes at least one localized heat-sensitive area that emits increased temperatures with respect to remaining areas of the at least one optical fiber in response to light traveling through the localized heat-sensitive area.
Photosensitive resin composition and cured article of same, and optical component
(c) a light-shielding material.. .
Integrated target structure for generating charged particle and driving medical appliance using the same
Provided herein is an integrated target structure for generating charged particles. The integrated target structure according to an embodiment of the present disclosure includes a target layer emitting charged particles depending on an irradiation of a laser beam, an optical component controlling at least one of the laser beam and the charged particles, and a support body supporting the target layer and the optical component using one structure..
Electronics And Telecommunications Research Institute
Optical amplifier module
An optical amplifier module is configured as a multi-stage free-space optics arrangement, including at least an input stage and an output stage. The actual amplification is provided by a separate fiber-based component coupled to the module.
Measuring arrangement for measuring optical properties of a reflective optical element, in particular for microlithography
A measuring arrangement for measuring optical properties of a reflective optical element, in particular for microlithography, with an euv light source (5), a detector (20) configured to detect euv radiation reflected at the reflective optical element (10), and an imaging system (30, 40, 50, 60, 70, 80, 90), which images object points on the reflective optical element onto respective image points on the detector, wherein the imaging system is configured to reflect the euv radiation, a first optical component (31, 41, 51, 61, 71, 81, 91), and at least one second optical component (32, 42, 52, 62, 72, 82, 92). Both at the first optical component and at the second optical component, reflection angles with respect to respective surface normals that respectively occur during reflection of the euv radiation are at least 70°..
Carl Zeiss Smt Gmbh
Backlight module and engagement fitting thereof, display device using the backlight module
A backlight module and an engagement fitting thereof, and a display device using the backlight module are provided. The backlight module includes: a rear shell including a back plate and a side plate formed with an assembly hole; a middle frame engaged with the side plate and formed with an engagement portion extending toward the assembly hole; and an engagement fitting disposed in a receiving space and adjacent to the side plate.
Shenzhen China Star Optoelectronics Technology Co., Ltd.
Intravascular devices, systems, and methods
Intravascular devices, systems, and methods are disclosed. In some embodiments, the intravascular devices include at least one electronic, optical, or electro-optical component positioned within a distal portion of the device and one or more connectors positioned at a distal portion of the device.
Linear dlp pico-projector
The invention provides a linear dlp pico-projector including a light supply device, the light supply device including: a first led light source and a corresponding vertical collimation lens group thereof, a second led light source and a corresponding horizontal collimation lens group thereof, and a spectroscope group; a light path switching device, the light path switching device including a fly-eye lens or an optical wand; a lighting optical system, the lighting optical system including: a first freeform surface optical component or a lens group including a first right angle prism and a second freeform surface optical component, and a second right angle prism; a dlp light modulator, and a projection lens group. The linear dlp pico-projector employs the combination of the freeform surface optical component and the right angle prism to replace the conventional reflection mirror and cemented prism to redirect the beam, thereby simplifying the optical components and enabling them to be almost linearized.
Method, apparatus, optical component and optical network system for controlling operating temperature of optical component
The present invention discloses a method, an apparatus, an optical component and an optical network system for controlling an operating temperature of an optical component. The method includes: acquiring an external ambient temperature of the optical component; setting a target control temperature of a temperature controller according to the external ambient temperature, where the target control temperature is a function value of the external ambient temperature, and the target control temperature is within a range from an operating temperature lower limit of a laser to an operating temperature upper limit of the laser; and controlling, according to the target control temperature, an operating temperature of the optical component by means of heating or cooling by using the temperature controller..
Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd.
Method and inspection and metrology
A method of position control of an optical component relative to a surface is disclosed. The method may include: obtaining a first signal by a first position measurement process; controlling relative movement between the optical component and the surface for a first range of motion using the first signal; obtaining a second signal by a second position measurement process different than the first position measurement process; and controlling relative movement between the optical component and the surface for a second range of motion using the second signal, the second range of motion being nearer the surface than the first range of motion..
Asml Netherlands B.v.
Light engine with lenticular microlenslet arrays
An optical light engine includes a pair of lenticular microlenslet arrays (mlas) located on each side of a polarization converter. Non-polarized light from a source in the engine is focused by the first mla onto cells of the polarization converter which converts the light to a common state of polarization to increase efficiency and improve contrast in the system.
Micro-optics alignment and assembly using needle pin and temporary attachment
Techniques for micro-optics alignment and assembly are described. By attaching a needle pin to an optical component to be assembled, the optical component can be placed and aligned within a limited space.
Alliance Fiber Optic Products, Inc.
Temperature control of a component on an optical device
The optical includes a waveguide positioned on a base and an optical component positioned on the base. The optical component is a light sensor that includes an active medium or a modulator that includes an active medium.
Mellanox Technologies Silicon Photonics Inc.
Optical-electro circuit board
An optical component including a multi-layer substrate, an optical waveguide element, and two optical-electro assemblies is provided. The multi-layer substrate includes a dielectric layer, two circuit layers, and two through holes passing through the dielectric layer.
Unimicron Technology Corp.
Multilayer photonic adapter
Embodiments herein describe disposing a waveguide adapter onto an soi device after the components on a silicon surface layer have been formed. That is, the waveguide adapter is disposed above optical components (e.g., optical modulators, detectors, waveguides, etc) formed in a surface layer.
Cisco Technology, Inc.
Illumination device and optical component thereof
An illumination device includes an optical component and a light-emitting module. The optical component includes a light-transmitting body, a first optical unit, and a second optical unit.
Chun Kuang Optics Corp.
Pixel driving circuit, driving pixel driving circuit and display device
The present invention provides a backlight module and a display device; the backlight module comprises: a first light source layer located at a surface of a light emitting side of the backlight module, the first light source layer comprises a plurality of first light source elements arranged with intervals; a second light source layer located at a surface opposite to the light emitting side of the backlight module, wherein the second light source layer comprises a plurality of second light source elements arranged one-to-one corresponding to positions of the intervals between adjacent first light source elements; and optical components arranged between the first light source layer and the second light source layer, the optical components change propagation path of light from the second light source elements irradiating the first light source elements such that the light is emitted through the intervals. Light can be provided to the display device by applying one or both of the light source layers, improving the adjustable range of the display brightness for the display device; meanwhile, in a situation that a low brightness is required for the display device, light can be provided by a single light source layer, reducing the operation time for a part of the light source elements, thereby improving the service life of the light source elements; moreover, the utilization of light can also be improved by applying the optical components..
Beijing Boe Display Technology Co., Ltd
Method for applying a coating onto an end face of an optical component for guiding light and optical component
A coating is applied on a first end face of an optical component which includes a cladding and a core for guiding light. The first end face has a cladding front face and a core front face.
Leoni Kabel Holding Gmbh
A cable boot is mounted to a telecommunications module housing an optical component, wherein the cable boot extends outwardly from the module. The cable boot is mounted by axially passing the cable boot over a plurality of cables carrying fiber optic signals leading to the optical component, axially passing a portion of the cable boot through a cutout defined on a main housing of the telecommunications module, placing a boot retainer over the boot in a direction transverse to the axial direction to capture the flexible boot against movement both in the axial direction and the transverse direction, and mounting a cover on the main housing to capture the boot retainer against the main housing..
Commscope Technologies Llc
Image forming apparatus
The scanning optical device (6) includes a light source, a deflector (30) configured to rotate on a horizontal surface around a rotating shaft extending in a vertical direction and an optical box (50) in which the light source, the deflector (30), and the optical components groups (40) are housed and supported by the frame (60). A heat sink (36) is disposed between the deflector (30) and the frame (60).
Kyocera Document Solutions Inc.