|| List of recent Prism-related patents
|Projector and controlling the same|
The projector comprises: at least one light source; a light separation unit separating light emitted from the light source into a first and second lights in different wavelength bands; a tir prism through which the first and second lights pass; an optical modulating element irradiated with and modulating the first and second lights to emit the modulated first and second lights toward the tir prism; a projection lens expanding and projecting the light which is modulated by the optical modulating element and passes the tir prism; a rotating prism which is rotatably arranged in the light path between the light separation unit and the tir prism and emits, from different positions in accordance with rotation, the first and second lights emitted from the light separation unit; and a control unit which, when the image signals representing a first and second images are supplied, causes the optical modulating element to perform modulation according to the image signal of the first image with regard to the area irradiated by the first light and to perform modulation according to the image signal of the second image with regard to the area irradiated by the second light.. .
Nec Display Solutions, Ltd.
|Epitaxy structure of a light emitting element|
An epitaxy structure of a light emitting element includes a gallium nitride substrate, an n-type gallium nitride layer, a quantum well unit, and a p-type gallium nitride layer. The gallium nitride substrate includes a gallium nitride buffer layer, a gallium nitride hexagonal prism, and a gallium nitride hexagonal pyramid.
National Sun Yat-sen University
|Wearable treatment of a neurocognitive condition|
Provided are wearable systems and methods for treatment of a neurocognitive impairment, disease or disorder in a patient in need thereof comprising a visual field occluder useful, for example, in prism adaptation therapy.. .
Kessler Foundation Inc.
|Apparatus, system, and displaying an image using a plate|
An apparatus (110), system (100), and method (900) for displaying an image (880). Instead of using an expensive configuration of prisms (310) such as tir prisms (311) or rtir prisms (312) to direct light (800) to and from a dmd (324), a plate (340) with transmissive (374), reflective (372), and/or polarization (373) characteristics is used.
|Markings on glass cube-corner retroreflector and measuring retroreflector orientation|
A retroreflector includes a glass prism having three mutually perpendicular planar reflecting faces and a front face, the three reflecting faces intersecting in intersecting lines each having a mark, the front surface including three marks, each of the marks on the intersecting lines and the front surface having a different angle in a 2d image obtained a camera for any angle of an optical axis of the camera from 0 to 45 degree relative to a vector normal of the front face.. .
Faro Technologies, Inc.
|Velocity interferometer for any reflector with variable sensitivity range and time resolution|
The present disclosure relates to a velocity interferometer. The interferometer described herein, comprises of two optical cells, one partially containing a liquid.
Defence Research & Development Organisation
|A guiding assembly for a piping system|
A guiding assembly for a riser piping system (2) in an opening in the bottom (8) of a floating structure, said assembly permitting limited axial and angular displacement of the riser piping system (2) in said opening. The assembly comprises a prismatic anchor (1) surrounding a portion of the riser piping system (2) and being connected thereto, an outer prismatic guide tube (4) receiving the prismatic anchor (1), the outer prismatic guide tube (4) having inner surfaces that are parallel to and equally spaced from outer surfaces on the prismatic anchor (1), and rollers (3) arranged in at least two different levels and confined in spaces (2) formed between said inner and outer surfaces, the rollers (3) permitting relative axial movement between the prismatic anchor (1) and the outer prismatic tube (4)..
Aker Engineering & Technology As
|Frameless interior rearview mirror assembly|
An interior rearview mirror assembly for a vehicle includes a mirror casing and a prismatic interior reflective element. The reflective element comprises a wedge-shaped glass substrate having a perimeter edge about a periphery of the glass substrate and extending between first and second surfaces thereof.
Magna Mirrors Of America, Inc.
|Polarization beam splitter, backlight module and liquid crystal display apparatus|
The present disclosure provides a polarization beam splitter, a backlight module and a liquid crystal display apparatus. The polarization beam splitter comprises a second prism group and a first prism group formed sequentially from a light incidence side to a light outgoing side and meshing with each other; and a polarization beam splitting layer arranged on a meshing surface of the first or second prism group and configured to allow a first polarized light in an incident light to be transmitted through the polarization beam splitting layer to exit from the light outgoing side while reflecting a second polarized light in the incident light back to the light incidence side, the second polarized light having a polarization direction perpendicular to that of the first polarized light..
Boe Technology Group Co., Ltd.
|Measuring device with a reduced share of stray light|
A device for measurement by means of a light ray is equipped with a covering device for reducing stray light. The device comprises an array of lenses along an optical axis; a prism attached to one of the lenses with a slanted surface for coupling of the light ray incident from a light source placed lateral to the optical axis, onto the optical axis, so that the light ray can pass through the array of lenses along the optical axis; a receiver for receipt of a share of the light ray reflected by an object; and a covering device for at least one area of the prism that scatters a share of the light ray as stray light to the receiver..
Trimble Jena Gmbh
Complex three-dimensional multi-layer structure and manufacturing method thereof
The present invention relates to a 3-dimensional complex multilayer structure. The 3-dimensional complex multilayer structure includes a first pattern and a second pattern having different thicknesses formed on one or both surfaces of a plate.
Minuta Technology Co., Ltd
Blade insert illuminator
A blade insert illumination system includes one or more illumination elements composed of a transparent or semitransparent polymer that is preferably biocompatible and sterilizable. The illumination elements operate as a waveguide and may incorporate optical components such as, for example, facets, lenses, gratings, prisms and or diffusers to operate as precision optics for customized delivery of the light energy.
Solar panel enclosure unit
A solar energy enclosure unit having a housing defining a central cavity in which there is located a turntable upon which is mounted a solar panel; the turntable and solar panel rotated at low revolutions per minute by an associated electric motor, the enclosure having a convex transparent dome covering the solar panel, the transparent convex dome having prismatic facets formed thereon for magnifying, concentrating, and focusing solar rays onto the solar panel regardless of the position of the sun, in the sky, relative to the housing.. .
Naked-eye 3d backlight module, naked-eye 3d display device, and naked-eye 3d display method
Disclosed are a naked-eye 3d backlight module, a naked-eye 3d display device, and a naked-eye 3d display method. The naked-eye 3d backlight module comprises: a light emitting diode (led) sequential circuit board comprising a plurality of sets of led backlight sources; a plurality of convex lenses provided in one-to-one correspondence with the led units; a plurality of polygonal prisms provided in one-to-one correspondence with the led backlight sources; a thin film transistor liquid crystal display (tft-lcd) having a refresh frequency the same as a sequential frequency of the led backlight sources and configured to control transmissions of the n parallel light beams; and a multiple-viewing-angle parallax barrier configured to form the n parallel light beams, which are respectively oriented in the n directions after passing through the tft-lcd, into an n-viewpoint area display in space.
Beijing Boe Display Technology Co., Ltd.
Miniature optical zoom lens
Miniature zoom lens systems and methods of manufacturing thereof are described. An exemplary system includes a first prism positioned to receive incident light from an entrance to the miniature lens system, at least a first varifocal lens positioned to receive the light that exits the prism, at least one base lens positioned to receive the light after passing through the first varifocal lens, a detector positioned to receive the light after passing through the base lens, and a first actuator configured to move the first varifocal lens in at least a direction perpendicular to propagation axis of the light passing through the first varifocal lens.
Dynaoptics Pte Ltd. A Singapore Private Limited Company
Device to position and align a rotationally-symmetrical body
The invention relates to a device to position and align a rotationally-symmetrical body (28) with respect to a measuring device (19) for the implementation of a measurement on the rotationally-symmetrical body (28), having a basic element (24) which has a contact surface (22) on a pin (23) or is allocated to a contact surface (22) on which the rotationally-symmetrical body (28) is supported for the implementation of the measurement, wherein a positioning element (41) which can be moved relative to the contact surface (22) is provided on the basic element (24), said positioning element (41) comprising a prismatic receiver (64), wherein the contact surface (22) is positioned within the prismatic receiver (64) or abuts on this and a movement path of the positioning element (41) towards the basic element (22) corresponds at least to the height of the prismatic receiver (64).. .
Helmut Fischer Gmbh Institut Fur Elektronik Und Messtechnik
An advantageous combination of a novel shaving medium dispenser and a novel shaving razor is provided. The dispenser may be made of ferromagnetic material configured in a generally cylindrical, cuboid, or trapezoidal prism shape.
Unreversed prism gonioscopy lens assembly
In one embodiment of the present disclosure, a double-reflecting contact lens assembly for viewing the anterior chamber of an eye is provided. The lens assembly includes: (a) a lens body having a contact end defining at least a portion of first surface and a viewing end defining at least a portion of a second surface, wherein the lens body is a prism having an optical axis and magnification in the range of greater than 1× to about 2×; (b) a first reflecting surface disposed adjacent the lens body; and (c) a second reflecting surface disposed adjacent the lens body opposing the first reflecting surface.
Ocular Instruments, Inc.
El panel, and illumination device and display device using the same
An el panel including: a light-transmissive substrate; an el element including a light-emitting medium layer interposed between a cathode and an anode, the el element being provided on one surface of the light-transmissive substrate; and a protection sheet on the other surface of the light-transmissive substrate of the el element. The protection sheet has a surface opposite to the light-transmissive substrate, the shape of the surface includes rounded convex shapes and prism shapes.
Toppan Printing Co., Ltd.
Communication system in respiratory protection masks
A communication system provided with a voice vibration adapter and microphone housing of electronic components, for respiratory protection equipment or the like, provided with means of transmission and reception, both connected either wired or wireless, in charge of allowing voice transmission fluently and clearly, in places of high acoustic index and of hazardous polluting emissions, preventing the worker from removing the protective equipment to communicate, characterized by means of voice vibration adapter (3), consists of a prismatic hollow outer body with lateral grooves (8) and a front oblong perimeter protrusion (9), inside which there is an isolating cavity (10) for receiving a microphone (1), followed by another smaller cavity (11) for acoustic resonance, which is connected to another cavity greater than the above (12), for electronic components' plate housing (2), also said voice vibration adapter (3), has an output duct (13) of a two-channel connection cable channels (14), which connects with the headset (6) and finally presents a lower perpendicular neck recess (15) of the area or lower base of the voice vibration adapter (3), which is assembled on a lower hollow neck (16), located in the upper base respiration part (4), which is assembled and fixed with the front face of a breathing mask (5).. .
Ingeniera, Computación Y Communicaciones Solunova Ltda.
Low power fingerprint capture system, apparatus, and method
The present invention provides a large format fingerprint capture apparatus, system and method that is low power, compact, and lightweight and has a platen area greater than 3.0 square inches. The present system is typically powered, controlled, and exchanges data over a single data/control/power connection to a host pc, e.g., a desk top computer, pda, or laptop computer although the system can also be used in a wireless fashion with a power subsystem so no physical connections are required.
Identification International, Inc.
Prism coupling methods with improved mode spectrum contrast for double ion-exchanged glass
Where λ is a wavelength of measuring light. The prism-sample interface includes an interfacing liquid of index nf that differs from np by no more than 0.03, and that can exceed np.
Method of enhancing contrast in prism coupling measurements of stress
A method and apparatus for improving contrast in prism coupling measurements of waveguide mode spectra, wherein the measured waveguide sample has a surface region of rapidly decreasing index, characterized with normalized slope . .
A measurement jig is attached to a target member in a form of a blade edge and is used for measuring a position of the target point in combination with a total station. The measurement jig includes a prism mirror that reflects a projected light from the total station, and an attachment member for attaching the prism mirror to the blade edge, in which a mirror center of the prism mirror is aligned with the target point..
Improvements in and relating to antennas
An optical signal transmission apparatus (1) for a rotating antenna comprising a plurality of optical modulators (6) arranged for receiving a respective plurality of analogue rf signals (5) and for modulating a respective plurality of optical signals therewith to produce a plurality of modulated analogue optical signals (8). A plurality of opto-electrical converters (14) each converts a respective modulated analogue optical signal (13) into an analogue electrical signal.
Bae Systems Plc
Emission device for emitting a light beam of controlled spectrum
An emission device (1) for emitting a light beam of controlled spectrum, includes: at least two separate light sources (si to n) each emitting a light beam of wavelength λ1 or λ2, and spectral multiplexing elements (25). The spectral multiplexing elements (25) include an optical assembly (25) formed from at least one lens (25) and/or an optical prism.
Portable electric vehicle supply equipment
An electric vehicle service equipment (evse) system includes an evse case having a front plug face, a rear face, and left and right gripping sides that collectively define a trapezoidal prism cross section, the left and right gripping sides further having left and right convex gripping portions, respectively, a relay positioned within the evse case, and a controller positioned within the evse case and in communication with the relay, the controller responsive to a pilot duty signal, when a pilot duty signal is present.. .
Device for amplifying a laser pulse having improved temporal contrast
A device for amplifying a multi-wavelength pulsed laser beam is provided, which comprises: a solid amplifying medium with two planer faces, a front face and a reflecting rear face; and a device for cooling the amplifying medium by the rear face. The front face of the amplifying medium is tilted relative to its rear face by a first non-zero tilt and the device further comprises a trapezoidal prism, with an input face and an output face which form between them a second non-zero tilt, the first and second tilts being such that the beams of each wavelength are parallel to one another at the output of the prism..
Prismatic secondary battery
A highly reliable prismatic secondary battery with a current interruption mechanism that is unlikely to be damaged even if the battery is subjected to shock due to vibration, falling, etc. A second insulating member that has a through-hole is disposed between an inversion plate and the first region of a positive electrode collector, and through the through-hole the first region of the positive electrode collector is electrically connected to the inversion plat.
Sanyo Electric Co., Ltd.
Mask processing using films with spatially selective birefringence reduction
Certain patternable reflective films are used as masks to make other patterned articles, and one or more initial masks can be used to pattern the patternable reflective films. An exemplary patternable reflective film has an absorption characteristic suitable to, upon exposure to a radiant beam, absorptively heat a portion of the film by an amount sufficient to change a first reflective characteristic to a different second reflective characteristic.
3m Innovative Properties Company
Micro-prism test chip
A disposable micro-prism test chip for surface plasmon resonance measurement comprises a micro-tray and a micro-prism mounted on the micro-tray. The micro-tray and the micro-prism form at least one cell for providing a fluid dielectric medium for measurement.
Armor having prismatic, tesselated core
An armor includes a core that, in turn, includes a first layer of prismatic elements arranged in a tessellated fashion and a second layer of prismatic elements arranged in a tessellated fashion. The armor further includes a smart component operably associated with a component of the armor.
Lockheed Martin Corporation
An optical film includes a substrate, a plurality of first prism structures, and a plurality of second prism structures. The substrate includes a first surface and a second surface opposite thereto.
Beautylight Optronics Co., Ltd
Led bulb lamp capable of realizing wide-angle luminescence
An led (light-emitting diode) bulb lamp realizing wide-angle luminescence includes leds, a heat sink and a lampshade. The heat sink is divided into a lower part which is connected with a lamp cap of a lighting fixture, and an upper part which takes a shape of a small-top big-bottom multi-surface prismoid.
Jiashan Sansi Photoelectric Technology Co., Ltd
Method and cylindrical grinding machine for centerless cylindrical grinding
The invention relates to a method and a cylindrical grinding machine for centerless cylindrical grinding. According to the invention, the workpiece is supported on a first contact surface (7) and a second contact surface (9).
Erwin Junker Grinding Technology A.s.
The invention relates to an intersomatic cage comprising a body (3) and a part (2) that is designed to dilate the intersomatic space between two vertebrae (8, 8′) by rotating the cage so that the cage (1) can be inserted into the space. The body (3) has a prism shape with a substantially planar upper surface (6) which can bear against the superior vertebral endplate (8) and a substantially planar lower surface (6′) which can bear against the inferior vertebral endplate (8′)..
Piggyback intraocular lens that improves overall vision where there is a local loss of retinal function
Systems and methods are provided for improving overall vision in patients suffering from a loss of vision in a portion of the retina (e.g., loss of central vision) by providing a piggyback lens which in combination with the cornea and an existing lens in the patient's eye redirects and/or focuses light incident on the eye at oblique angles onto a peripheral retinal location. The piggyback lens can include a redirection element (e.g., a prism, a diffractive element, or an optical component with a decentered grin profile) configured to direct incident light along a deflected optical axis and to focus an image at a location on the peripheral retina.
Amo Groningen B.v.
Methods and supporting zoom operations
Methods and apparatus for performing a zoom operation are described using multiple optical chains in a camera device. At least one optical chain in the camera device includes a moveable light redirection device, said light redirection device being one of a substantially plane mirror or a prism.
Deflecting prism and measuring assembly
A deflecting prism for electromagnetic radiation, in particular for refractometer- and/or atr-measurements, is part of a measuring configuration. The deflecting prism has a body produced in one piece from a mono-crystal.
Downpipe sensor and single grain recognition
A downpipe sensor detects single grains in a downpipe. A transmitting unit and a receiving unit are spaced apart across a measurement field.
Honeycomb body made of ceramic material
A honeycomb body of ceramic material for use in installations for cleaning and/or regenerating gases, comprising a prismatic body, which is penetrated by many rectilinear gas-flow channels parallel to one another, which discharge into both face ends of the honeycomb body, wherein the honeycomb body (1) has at least one tubular recess (5, 5′), which is oriented transversely to the direction of the flow channels (4).. .
Structured light generation and processing on a mobile device
A system comprising: a handheld mobile device comprising: a projector unit configured to project an image; a camera; and a prism configured to reflect the image projected by the projector such that the camera can capture the projected image.. .
Display device including a display screen with integrated imaging and a using same
A display device comprises a plurality of light emitting elements in a layer on a substrate, a plurality of microprisms positioned over the layer, a plurality of light detectors on the substrate, each light detector respectively corresponding to a light emitting element of the plurality of light emitting elements, and a display screen, wherein the light detectors are used to sense at least one property of an item in contact with the display screen.. .
Illumination system of a microlithographic projection exposure apparatus
An illumination system of a microlithographic projection exposure apparatus includes a spatial light modulator which varies an intensity distribution in a pupil surface. The modulator includes an array of mirrors that reflect impinging projection light into directions that depend on control signals applied to the mirrors.
The object of the present invention is to provide a compact projector of simple construction capable of capable of displaying three-dimensional images. The projector includes at least one light source (11), a polarization separation element (2) that separates light from the light source (11) into two linearly polarized light beams whose polarization axes are orthogonal to each other to emit the two linearly polarized light beams in the same direction, a tir prism (9) that transmits through the two linearly polarized light beams, a reflective light modulation element (8) that receives the two linearly polarized light beams that have been emitted from the tir prism (9) to modulate and reflect the two linearly polarized light beams toward the tir prism (9), a projection lens (10) that enlarges and projects the two linearly polarized light beams that have been modulated by the reflective light modulation element (8) and that have been transmitted through the tir prism (9), and a rotating prism (6) being rotatably arranged in an optical path between the polarization separation element (2) and the reflective light modulation element (8) to emit the two linearly polarized light beams that have entered from the polarization separation element (2) from different positions depending on the rotation of the rotating prism..
Prism, particularly for optical data communication
The prism, which is used particularly for optical data communication by means of a modulated light beam, is furnished with a transmissive prism body (60) which has two triangular first side faces (69) on its outer side and a base surface (77) therebetween, and two second side faces rising up from the base surface and inclined toward one another as light incidence and light exit faces (74, 76). The two second side faces (74, 76) are inclined oppositely, relative to an axis (79) running parallel to the base surface (77) and penetrating the planes in which the first side faces (69) lie, and each run at an acute angle (78, 80) to the axis (79) such that reflection radiation is reflected to the side..
Solar radiation concentrators, methods of concentrating solar radiation, and solar radiation concentrating prism lenses
Solar radiation concentrators, methods of concentrating solar radiation and solar radiation concentrating prism lenses are provided. The solar concentrators and methods employ an array of prism lenses.
Armor having prismatic, tesselated core
An armor includes a core that, in turn, includes a first layer of prismatic dements arranged in a tessellated fashion and a second layer of prismatic elements arranged in a tessellated fashion. The first layer of prismatic elements is nested into the second layer of prismatic elements.
Lighting device with uniform illumination
A lighting device with uniform illumination includes a lamp holder including an electric connector, a heat sink mounted at the electric connector and a light-emitting diode located in the heat sink, and a light guide prism including a reflective layer and a light-incident surface respectively located at two opposite ends thereof, a light-emitting surface extending around the periphery thereof and a plurality of recessed refractive surface portions located in the light-emitting surface for refracting and diffusing light that is emitted by the light-emitting diode through the light-incident surface and then reflected by the reflective layer so that the light guide prism can provide enhanced uniformity and brightness of lateral illumination. Further, the lighting device is easy to fabricate..
Lighting device for indirect illumination having prism elements
According to an aspect of the invention, a lighting device is provided. The lighting device comprises a light source, and an optical structure.
Methods and apparatuses for temperature control in energy storage devices
An energy storage apparatus can include a plurality of energy storage sub-modules adjacent one another, each of the plurality of energy storage sub-modules including a plurality of prismatic energy storage devices positioned on a carrying tray. An insulator sleeve can surround the plurality of prismatic energy storage devices positioned on the carrying tray and a pair of side plates positioned around the insulator sleeve.
Accessory for securing points d'arret on fencing ÉpÉes
The invention relates to an accessory for securing points d′arrêt on fencing épées, comprising a screw for securing the point d′arrêt which is located on the tip of a fencing epee, in order to close the circuit of the electric touch-detection device with which said swords are equipped. The invention includes a screw-coupling tool, characterised in that the screw includes a central axially-extending through-hole having a hexagonal or any other prism-shaped configuration, while the actuation end of the tool includes a first cylindrical or frustoconical segment so that it can be easily fitted to the hole in the screw.
Vision training device
This invention employs at least two precision-controlled risley prisms to create a vision training device that helps patients afflicted with strabismus to overcome muscle imbalances while also helping to effect therapeutic neuro-plasticity to rehabilitate the neurological control system of the eyes including the brain and the extraocular muscles that control eye movement. Various treatment options exist, but the current invention offers additional benefits including letting the patient multitask during therapy, and giving the practitioner a wider selection of training regimens..
Corrugated furniture design and construction system
A piece of furniture such as a standing desk is constructed of intersecting folded prisms provided with a novel slot joint system which affords lateral and torsional stability, simplicity, and long life to such furniture. Among other things, in some implementations, a piece of furniture is formed using four sheets of corrugated fiberboard die-cut with slots and scores.
Optical attachment for deviating field of view
A field of view deviator apparatus for a camera lens housing on a personal communications device has a coupling that seats a removable element in a position adjacent to the camera lens and a field of view deviator prism that seats in the coupling and defines a path for image-bearing light from the subject scene to the camera lens having a first transmissive surface that is at a sufficiently oblique angle to the defined path of image-bearing light within the prism for total internal reflection, a second transmissive surface that is substantially at a normal to the defined path of incident image-bearing light within the prism; and a first reflective surface that folds the defined path of image-bearing light within the prism.. .
Kessler Optics & Photonics Solutions, Ltd.
Traction battery assembly
A traction battery assembly includes a base plate and a plurality of prismatic cells stacked in an array on the base plate. A spacer assembly surrounds and is in contact with at least a portion of each of the cells.
Ford Global Technologies, Llc
Quenching chamber of a medium-voltage switch disconnector
A quenching chamber in medium-voltage switch disconnectors includes a body made of a gassing material that is of a solid shape similar to a rectangular prism. The chamber includes an arcing knife channel and an arc chamber hollowed in the body and is fitted with an arcing contact unit located in a socket.
Abb Technology Ag
Virtual content wheel
A virtual wheel interface. The interface includes: a display area for displaying an edge-on view of a plurality of adjacent content frames located about an outer edge of a rotatable n-sided polygonal prism; a system for rendering a three dimensional rotation of the outer edge about a central axis of the n-sided polygonal prism in response to an input signal; and a system for dynamically reorienting content items appearing in the plurality of adjacent content frames in response to a switch between a landscape mode and a portrait mode..
Opto-electric on-board including opto-electronic elements on a substrate and an optical coupling, device for transferring optical signals between the opto-electronic elements and a complementary optical cable connector. The optical coupling device includes a prism with a contact face and a lower face and two or more supports spacing each the lower face from the oppositely arranged opto-electronic elements.
Fci Asia Pte. Ltd
Backlight unit and liquid crystal display device having the same
Disclosed herein is a backlight unit in which a viewing angle of a liquid crystal display device may be easily enlarged or changed. The backlight unit includes a light source, a light guide plate formed below a liquid crystal panel and including a light emitting surface through which incident light supplied from the light source is emitted toward the liquid crystal panel, a prism sheet formed between the light guide plate and the liquid crystal panel, and a plurality of protrusion patterns formed on one surface of the light guide plate which is opposite to the light emitting surface thereof, each of the plurality of protrusion patterns including a first prism which extends in a first direction and at least one second prism which extends in a second direction intersecting with the first direction, comes into contact with the first prism, and is shorter than the first prism..
Lg Display Co., Ltd.
Optical member, polarizing plate set, and liquid crystal display apparatus
Provided is an optical member that can realize a liquid crystal display apparatus that is excellent in mechanical strength and suppressed in color shift. The optical member includes: a polarizing plate; a reflective polarizer; a low refractive index layer having a selected refractive index; and a prism sheet..
Nitto Denko Corporation
Optical member, polarizing plate set, and liquid crystal display apparatus
Provided is an optical member that can realize a liquid crystal display apparatus that is excellent in mechanical strength and provides sufficient brightness. The optical member includes: a polarizing plate; a low refractive index layer having a selected refractive index; and a prism sheet..
Nitto Denko Corporation
Archery target with modular construction
A modular archery target comprising a plurality of hexagonal prismatic foam segments and a plurality of rhomboidal prismatic foam segments configured to form an archery target in the shape of a single hexagonal prism. Each of the hexagonal prismatic foam segments and each of the rhomboidal prismatic foam segments is replaceable, interchangeable and reversible, and each of the hexagonal prismatic foam segments is also rotatable.
Matrix Targets Llc
The present invention provides a beverage organizer that is configured to be placed within a cooler. The beverage organizer includes an upper rectangular plate and a lower rectangular plate that are aligned horizontally and affixed together via a pair of side walls to form substantially a rectangular prism shape.
Heater and ignition apparatus equipped with the heater
Quick ignition of gaseous fuel in a heater is accomplished. There is provided a heater including an insulating substrate having a rectangular prism shape; and a heat-generating resistor disposed inside the insulating substrate so as to extend a longitudinal direction thereof, the insulating substrate being warped..
A vehicle lamp including: a light source; a light guiding member configured by elongated member with light transmitting properties, and has light from light source incident through one length direction end face and emits light from light source from an emission face running along length direction; plural prism portions provided on an opposite side of light guiding member from emission face, that are disposed in row along length direction, and reflect light from light source incident to light guiding member toward emission face; circular arc shaped section formed on emission face side of light guiding member, and is configured with circular arc shaped cross-section in a direction orthogonal to light guiding member length direction; and a polygonal shaped section is formed on the prism portion side of light guiding member, and is configured with a polygonal shaped cross-section in a direction orthogonal to light guiding member length direction.. .
Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha
Batwing light beam distribution using directional optics
A luminaire is provided to redirect incidence light from one or more solid state light sources to a batwing distribution with both tunable peak angle and beam width. The peak angle is able to be tuned from 90 degree to 0 degree from the incidence direction with very high efficiency.
Osram Sylvania Inc.
Fluid directional apparatus
The present invention features a flood damage prevention apparatus having a modular equilateral triangular prism enclosure with an interlocking system used to interlock and position additional modules of the apparatus during flood damage prevention deployment. The interlock system enables additional modules of the flood damage prevention apparatus to be locked in position.
Manufacturing honeycomb structure
The manufacturing method of the honeycomb structure has a forming step of forming a forming raw material into a plurality of quadrangular prismatic honeycomb formed bodies each having partition walls, a firing step of firing the plurality of honeycomb formed bodies to form a plurality of quadrangular prismatic honeycomb fired bodies, a sheet-like bonding material attaching step of attaching sheet-like bonding materials to at least part of side surfaces of at least part of the plurality of honeycomb fired bodies, a honeycomb block body preparing step of preparing a honeycomb block body in which the plurality of honeycomb fired bodies are stacked, by assembling the plurality of quadrangular prismatic honeycomb fired bodies while bonding the side surfaces thereof to one another by the bonding materials, and a grinding step of grinding a circumferential portion of the honeycomb block body to obtain the honeycomb structure.. .
Ngk Insulators, Ltd.
Mechanical and fluid the prevention and control of motion sickness, motion- induced vision sickness, and other variants of spatial disorientation and vertigo
A non-electronic head-worn system for providing visual inertial head orientation information to a person is disclosed. The system comprises a head-worn unit that displays at least one orientation reference symbol to the person wearing the unit wherein the orientation reference symbol stays in a fixed visual position for the person when the person's head changes orientation.
A projection device includes a light source, a galvano-mirror, a polarizing selector, an optical module, a light modulator, a lens, and a prism group. The light source is configured to provide a light beam.
Delta Electronics, Inc.
Optical device and manufacturing such a device
An optical device includes an optical guide adapted for propagating a light beam by successive total internal reflections and an injection device adapted for injecting the light beam into the optical guide via an injection section. A polarising material is present between the optical guide and the injection device at the injection section.
Optical film having microstructure layer on both sides
An optical film having a microstructure layer on both sides comprises a transparent substrate, a first microstructure layer, and a second microstructure layer. The transparent substrate has a first optical surface and a second optical surface opposite the first optical surface.
National Taiwan Normal University
Light directing film
The present invention discloses a light directing film comprising a first structured major surface, a second major surface opposite to the first structured major surface, wherein the first structured major surface comprises a first prism element and a second prism element meandering in a wary manner.. .
Ubright Optronics Corporation
Radar systems with dual fiber coupled lasers
Laser radar systems include a pentaprism configured to scan a measurement beam with respect to a target surface. A focusing optical assembly includes a corner cube that is used to adjust measurement beam focus.
Vehicle headlight device
A vehicle headlight device 100 according to the present invention includes a first lamp 92 that has a light source 211, an optical system 21, a rolling mechanism 50, and a control circuit 60. The optical system 21 includes a first wedge prism 30 and a second wedge prism 40 in which an incident ray from the light source 211 is deflected and projected.
Mitsubishi Electric Corporation
Tri-modal display mirror assembly
A display mirror assembly for a vehicle includes a housing configured for attachment to the vehicle; a prismatic element positioned in the housing; a partially reflective, partially transmissive coating provided on a rear surface of the prismatic element; a display mounted behind the prismatic element within the housing; and an actuator device for moving the prismatic element between three distinct viewing positions including a first viewing position, a second viewing position wherein the prismatic element is tilted higher than in the first viewing position, and a third viewing position wherein the prismatic element is tilted higher than in the second viewing position.. .
Preventing human infant occipital plagiocephaly
A method and orthotic for treating, substantially preventing, or minimizing the possibility of, human infant occipital plagiocephaly and sudden infant death syndrome (sids), utilizes or provides a garment dimensioned to fit a human infant. The garment (such as a vest or jacket) has an open top portion, a substantially closed front, a substantially closed rear, a first receptacle on the front, and a second receptacle on the rear and functionally cooperating with the first receptacle.
Dual-optic intraocular lens that improves overall vision where there is a local loss of retinal function
Systems and methods are provided for improving overall vision in patients suffering from a loss of vision in a portion of the retina (e.g., loss of central vision) by providing a dual optic intraocular lens which redirects and/or focuses light incident on the eye at oblique angles onto a peripheral retinal location. The intraocular lens can include a redirection element (e.g., a prism, a diffractive element, or an optical component with a decentered grin profile) configured to direct incident light along a deflected optical axis and to focus an image at a location on the peripheral retina.
Amo Groningen B.v.
Off-axis alignment system and alignment method
An off-axis alignment system includes, sequentially along a transmission path of a light beam, an illumination module (10), an interference module (20) and a detection module (30). The interference module (20) includes: a polarization beam splitter (21) having four side faces, the illumination module (10) and the detection modules (30) both located on a first side of the polarization beam splitter (21); a first quarter-wave plate (22) and a first reflector (23), sequentially disposed on a second side opposite to the first side; and a second quarter-wave plate (24) and a cube-corner prism (25), sequentially disposed on a third side of the polarization beam splitter (21); and a third quarter-wave plate (26), a second reflector (27) and a lens (28), sequentially disposed on a fourth side of the polarization beam splitter (21).
Shanghai Micro Electronics Equipment Co., Ltd.
Camera and accessory mounting adapter
A camera and accessory mounting adapter is a device that allows the user to mount a camera as well as various accessories to the end of a boom, pole, or similar device. The device features a prism body with an adapter mounting cavity and female threading for attaching the device to the boom, pole, or similar device.
Optical transmission device
A substrate is a substrate on which a first optical modulator and a second optical modulator are arranged in parallel along a width direction. A first prism moves, to a side opposite to the second optical modulator along the width direction of the substrate, an optical path of the first output light and the second output light that are obtained by light of the first wavelength being modulated by the first optical modulator.
Fujitsu Optical Components Limited
Method and device for treating averted gaze
A method and apparatus for aiding the vision and motor function of an individual with autism and other complex developmental delays due to the inability to sustain convergence in addition to ocular motor deficiencies. The method allows improved direct midline gaze increasing selective attention with less averted gaze.
Light directing film
The present invention discloses a light directing film comprising a first structured major surface, a second major surface opposite to the first structured major surface and a reference plane between the first structured major surface and the second major surface, wherein the reference plane is substantially perpendicular to the thickness direction of the light directing film, wherein the first structured major surface comprises a first prism element and a second prism element extending substantially in a first direction, wherein a first ridge of the first prism element has a first height relative to the reference plane and a second ridge of the second prism element has a second height relative to the reference plane, wherein the first height of the first ridge of the first prism element varies along the first direction. Preferably, the maximum of the first height is larger than the maximum of the second height..
Ubright Optronics Corporation
Virtual image observation optical system and light guide prism
A first light blocking portion and a second light blocking portion are formed in at least one of the side surfaces of a light guide prism. The first light blocking portion and the second light blocking portion are arranged so that a shaded area and an invisible area overlap each other at least partly and cover an inter-groove area between the first light blocking portion and the second light blocking portion, where the shaded area is an area shadowed from image light due to the first light blocking portion, and the invisible area is an area invisible during virtual image observation by the observer due to the second light blocking portion..
Backlight unit, liquid-crystal display apparatus, and stacked structure
Sufficiently sharp directivity can be secured with a simple configuration in a configuration that improves the efficiency of utilizing the light exiting from a primary light source using a reflective polarizing plate. A backlight unit (2) supplies light exiting from an exit surface of a light guide plate (12) to a liquid-crystal display panel (3) via a reflective polarizing plate (16) after correcting directivity of the exiting light using a prism sheet (14) having a downwardly convex shape.
Dai Nippon Printing Co., Ltd.
Multi-wavelength flame scanning
Methods and systems are described herein. One method includes scanning, using a sensor, a first wavelength range of refracted light emitted from a flame, revising a position of a prism and/or the sensor based on the scan of the first wavelength range, and scanning, using the sensor after revising the position of the prism and/or the sensor, a second wavelength range of refracted light emitted from the flame..
Honeywell International Inc.
Electromagnetic radiation spreading for direct indoor uses
A system and method for converting the sun's electromagnetic radiation to work, where the system collects the radiation with at least first one lens or mirror. Splitting means split the radiation spectrum, preferably using prism, set of prisms, diffraction grating, or set of beam splitters.
Inflatable water self-rescue and carrying device
An inflatable device for water self-rescue comprising one or more buoyant inflatables having a substantial size and shape to secure to one or both lower extremities of a self-rescuer, or to one or both shoulders of a single human carrier for transport of watercraft for another embodiment. Shapes of the various inflatable embodiments include an incurvate side, triangular prism, streamlined, and to encompass a portion of the lower extremity.
Rear impact guard
A rear impact guard configured to be coupled to a rear end of a trailer includes (i) a bumper support member having an upper end configured to be coupled to the rear end of the trailer, and (ii) a horizontal bumper mounted at a lower end of the bumper support member. The bumper support member includes a hollow, generally triangular prism member..
Wabash National, L.p.
Three-dimensional photovoltaic cell
A triangular prism that gathers sunlight is disclosed. This invention improves on the amount of electricity that can be produced over time per square foot using sunlight..
Direct-type backlight and liquid crystal display device
A direct-type backlight and a liquid crystal display device including the same are disclosed. The direct-type backlight comprises: a prism component (1) having a plurality of prism-unit structures (11); a plurality of rows of lights sources (2) located below the prism component (1), and a plurality of gratings (3) located between the prism component (1) and the plurality of rows of lights sources (2), each row of the lights sources (2) corresponds to one prism-unit structure (11), and each row of the lights sources (2) comprises a plurality of lights sources (21).
Beijing Boe Display Technology Co., Ltd.
Light emitting diode light source, manufacturing method thereof, backlight source and display device
The present invention provides a led light source for increasing a light emitting angle and a manufacturing method thereof, as well as a backlight source and a display device. A led light source comprises a circuit board, a led which is directly fixed on and electrically connected to the circuit board, and a packaging piece for packaging a led light emitting chip.
Beijing Boe Chatani Electronics Co., Ltd.
Head-mounted display device
A head-mounted display device is provided, the head-mounted display device including: a display element; a light guide prism that includes an incident surface through which image light from the display element enters and that guides the image light to user's eyes; and a housing that contains the display element and the light guide prism; and support unit that fixes the housing to user's head. The light guide prism is partially covered by and contained in the housing.
Apparatus and simultaneously measuring characteristics of molecular junctions and refractive index of buffer solution
An apparatus and method for simultaneously measuring, in an immersion microchannel environment, the characteristics of molecular junctions such as a low-molecular-weight biomaterial and the like and the refractive index of a buffer solution by using ellipsometry. Specifically, disclosed is an apparatus for simultaneously measuring, with high sensitivity, the change in refractive index of a buffer solution and the junction dynamic characteristics of a biomaterial by allowing polarized incident light to be received at a biomaterial adsorption layer, which is formed on a substrate such as a semiconductor and the like, so as to meet an anti-reflection condition of a p-wave by using a prism structure and a microchannel; and a measurement method using the same..
Korea Research Institute Of Standards And Science