|| List of recent Prism-related patents
|Backlight module having point light sources|
A backlight module includes a light guide plate, a number of point light sources, and a prism sheet. The light guide plate includes a light incident surface and a light emitting surface perpendicularly connected with the light incident surface.
|Light diffuser and backlight module having same|
A light diffuser for a backlight module includes a main body, a diffusing micro-structure, and a micro-prism structure. The main body includes a light incident surface and a light emergent surface opposite to the light incident surface, the diffusing micro-structure is formed on the light incident surface, and the micro-prism structure is formed on the light emergent surface.
|Method of compiling shape data of a spectacle lens, spectacle lens shape data compiling device and spectacle lens|
A spectacle lens capable of obtaining a good vision without feeling of discomfort, even being fitted into a frame having a large front angle, and a method of creating the shape data of the spectacle lens having dioptric power to be fitted into a frame having a lens front angle. The method corrects the shape data of a lens back surface so that the prismatic effect undergone via the lens of initial lens shape by a plurality of rays passing through a rotation center of the eye in a case where a lens front angle is provided is identical or close to the prismatic effect undergone via the lens of initial lens shape by the plurality of rays passing through the rotation center of the eye in a case where no lens front angle is provided..
|Method and system for transmitting light|
A temporal focusing system is disclosed. The temporal focusing system is configured for receiving a light beam pulse and for controlling a temporal profile of the pulse to form an intensity peak at a focal plane.
|Multi-dimensional positioning of an object|
Apparatuses for positioning and moving an object are provided. One apparatus positions/moves the object within a two-dimensional space having the shape of a convex polygon.
|Attachment for rotating tool|
The socket holder comprises a cylindrical socket section, and a hexagonal prism-shaped shank section which is held in the socket section for transmission of torque to the socket section, and receives torque from a rotating tool. The shank section is detachably fitted to the socket section via a retention mechanism composed of a coil spring and a steel ball.
|Square-shaped sealed secondary battery and method of manufacturing same|
In a prismatic sealed secondary battery provided with an outer can made of a metal, the ability of inserting the electrode assembly into the outer can is improved to restrain the displacement and damages of the insulation member when inserting the electrode assembly into the outer can. The prismatic sealed secondary battery of the present invention includes an insulation member having a bottomed box shape which is a shape obtained by eliminating the upper surface from the surfaces of a hexahedron having a cuboid form, wherein each width of at least a pair of side surfaces facing each other in the insulation member is smaller than the width of the electrode assembly facing the pair of side surfaces..
|Seismic velocity model updating and imaging with elastic wave imaging|
Method for building a seismic imaging velocity model, particularly at the boundary of a geo-body, and to perform imaging, by taking into account the elastic reflection and scattering information in the seismic data. More illumination of the base and flanks (or in general, the boundary) of the geo-body is provided from (a) inside of the geo-body (502), with elastically converted waves at the geo-body boundary used (via elastic rtm flooding); and (b) from outside the geo-body (503), by utilizing prism waves with elastic rtm to handle the phase correctly in the model building step.
|Inspection apparatus and inspection method|
An inspection apparatus comprising, a rochon prism configured to branch the light transmitted through a half-wave plate, a first sensor and a second sensor for acquiring an optical image of a pattern of the sample, the branched light being incident to the first sensor and the second sensor, a light quantity acquisition unit configured to acquire a light quantity ratio (1:a) of the second sensor to the first sensor using the optical image, and to obtain an angle θ of the half-wave plate such that the light quantity ratio becomes a:1, an angle controller configured to receive information on the angle θ from the light quantity acquisition unit to control an angle of the half-wave plate, a light source controller configured to control a light quantity of the light source such that each of the light quantity values becomes a target value.. .
|Directional beacon device|
A beacon device includes a control circuitry, a window, and a plurality of sets of illumination sources. The window includes a prismatic structure forming a ring from a planar perspective.
|Box for food products|
“the invention provides a box for food products having a prismatic body provided with a bottom base, side walls and a top opening, and a closure cover of the top opening. The body and the cover are formed from a sheet of corrugated cardboard having an inner face and an outer face covered with respective continuous waterproof sheets of polyethylene or vinyl polymer.
|Transforming a sleeved garment into a self-fastened wedge|
A garment stored, transported, and displayed as a soft wedge. A triangular prism is transformed from flat fabric pieces by flexible fasteners and a method of folding.
|Elevator car and elevator|
The invention relates to an elevator car, which comprises suspension means for supporting the elevator car in the elevator hoistway and a car box, which car box comprises a free interior for receiving and transporting freight and/or passengers in the interior of the car box of the elevator, which interior is bounded by at least the floor, walls, roof, and preferably also a door arrangement comprised in the car box, a floor element, vertical beams and roof beams, which floor element and vertical beams and roof beams are connected to each other such that they form a load-bearing frame structure, of rectangular prism shape, of the car box of the elevator, on the inside of which frame structure is a plurality of planar elements, of rectangular shape fixed side-by-side to the frame structure and extending essentially from one edge side of the car box to another, from which plurality a uniform wall surface and/or roof surface of the car box is formed, and the plurality, of which elements comprises elements differing to each other in respect of the functionalities integrated into the elements.. .
|Optical module having composite prism to multiplex optical beams|
An optical module that installs a plurality of laser diodes (lds) and a composite prism to condense optical beams emitted from the lds is disclosed. The lds are arranged on a line so as to level the optical beams within a plane.
|Stereoscopic image display device|
A stereoscopic image display device, including a display unit comprising a plurality of pixel units, wherein at least one of the pixel units has a short side extended in a first direction and a long side extended in a second direction different from the first direction, and an image conversion unit comprising a lenticular lens overlapped with at least two of the pixel units arranged in the first direction, wherein the lenticular lens is extended in the second direction and a first prism corresponding to the lenticular lens is arranged in the second direction.. .
|Method for storing information on a spectacles lens, spectacles lens blank or spectacles lens semi-finished product|
Information is stored in an optical element in the form of a glass or plastic body embodied as spectacles lens, spectacles lens blank or spectacles lens semi-finished product. The information in the form of data is stored on or in the glass or plastic body by creating at least one marking with a marking system.
|Holography 3d display|
The present disclosure relates to a holography three dimensional display in which no 3d cross-talk problem is arisen. The present disclosure suggests an apparatus for displaying hologram images comprising: a display panel displaying a hologram image; a back light unit disposed at one side of the display panel for supplying a back light; a first light path deflecting cell disposed at another side of the display panel facing away from the back light unit for forming a first prism pattern along a first direction rotating by a predetermined angle from a horizontal axis of the display panel; and a second light path deflecting cell disposed in front of the first light path deflecting cell for forming a second prism pattern along a second direction perpendicular to the first direction..
|Optical scope for imaging of an object|
An optical scope has at least one optical element which is used to image an object. An optical element is, for example, understood to mean a lens unit, a prism, or a prism system composed of multiple prisms.
|Electro-optic current sensor with high dynamic range and accuracy|
An optical sensor that senses current by directing polarized light across an airgap that is orthogonal to a direction of current running through a conductor. The sensor includes a prism having a high verdet constant for high sensitivity to magnetic fields, which cause an angle of polarization of the polarized light to be rotated as an indication of the magnitude of current.
|Programmable intelligent search memory enabled secure dram|
A dynamic random access memory (dram) comprising a programmable intelligent search memory (prism) for regular expression search using non-deterministic finite state automaton and further comprising a cryptography processing engine for performing encryption and decryption, said prism and cryptography processing engines creating a secure dram for use in a system.. .
|Optical transmitting apparatus and optical receiving apparatus|
An optical transmitting apparatus includes semiconductor laser elements. Upon receiving laser beams, a multiplexed beam is emitted from a wavelength multiplexing filter.
|Optical component assembly for use with an optical device|
The inventive optical component assembly advantageously enables a multi-waveguide optical component (such as the inventive optical fiber coupler array, a multi-core optical fiber, etc.), to be coupled to at least one waveguide of an optical device at a predefined coupling angle. The optical component assembly of the present invention comprises a multi-waveguide optical component with an output end, a prism having an input surface, an output surface, and an internal reflective surface with a predefined reflection angle, and a grin lens, positioned between the component output end and the prism input surface, along a longitudinal axis of the multi-waveguide optical component.
|Composite light guide plate, apparatus and method for manufacturing same|
A composite light guide plate comprises a light guide plate and a prism structure adhering to the light guide plate. The light guide plate comprises a light emitting surface.
An automotive light is provided that includes a light-guide bar made of photoconductive-material, which is at least partially positioned substantially grazing a corresponding transparent or semitransparent portion of the front lenticular half-shell of the light, and a second light source which is structured so as to emit light when electricity powered, and is arranged inside the rear body, close to one end of the light-guide bar, so as to direct the light produced inside the body of said light-guide bar. The light-guide bar is provided with a longitudinal light-extractor band which extends along the lateral side of the bar, and a multitude of deflector prisms which have an approximately triangle-shaped cross-section and are conveniently arranged along the longitudinal light-extractor band.
|Optical prism and method for bonding the same|
A first optical prism includes a bonding surface for bonding the first optical prism to a second optical prism, a collar element provided on a non-optical effective surface, a first reference portion provided on the collar element to form a reference surface for positioning, and a second reference portion provided at a position different from the first reference portion, in which the second reference portion is provided in an area where the bonding surface is projected in a normal direction of the reference surface.. .
|Airflow baffle for commerical truck fuel efficiency improvements|
An aerodynamic drag reduction device for use on an over-the-road cargo vehicle. The vehicle has a prismatically shaped cargo area, which includes a rear face of the cargo area substantially perpendicular to the direction of travel.
|Device, arrangement, and method for the interference structuring of planar samples|
The invention relates to a device (and a corresponding method) for the interference structuring of a planar sample, comprising a laser, a focusing element, which is arranged in the beam path of the laser and by means of which the laser radiation can be focused in a first spatial direction, a first prism, in particular a biprism, which is arranged in the beam path of the laser and by means of which the laser radiation can be directed at a sample volume in a second spatial direction preferably perpendicular to the first spatial direction by means of two beams, in such a way that the two beams interfere within the sample volume in an interference area, the sample volume, in which the planar sample is or can be placed in the interference area, and a moving unit, by means of which the beam(s) of the laser radiation can be moved in the first, the second, or the first and second spatial directions and/or by means of which a/the sample can be moved in the sample volume in the first, the second, or the first and second spatial directions.. .
|Mechanical image rotation for rigidly coupled image sensor and endoscope|
The disclosure extends to endoscopic devices and systems for image rotation for a rigidly coupled image sensor. The disclosure allows for a distal prism to rotate, which changes the angle of view of the user or operator, while the sensor remains fixed at a constant location.
|Auxilliary jack plug with an expandable stand and rotating locking system|
An auxiliary jack plug with an expandable mobile device stand is disclosed in the present invention. Said expandable mobile device stand comprises of a prism member with a plurality of expandable leg that the length of said leg is extendable and adjustable, and a disc member with an arc protrusion member connected to an edge of said disc member.
|Method and apparatus for identifying fake fingerprint|
An apparatus for identifying a fake fingerprint, the apparatus comprising: a prism having a fingerprint contact surface with which a fingerprint comes in contacted; an internal light source configured to irradiate light from the inside of the prism; an external light source configured to irradiate light from the outside of the prism; an image sensor configured to acquire diffused light image by the internal light source and transmitted light image by the external light source; and a controller configured to compare the diffused light image and the transmitted light image acquired by the image sensor to determine whether the fingerprint is a fake fingerprint or not.. .
|Dual-sided film with split light spreading structures|
Dual-sided optical films have extended split spreading structures formed on one major surface, and extended prisms formed on an opposite major surface. One portion of each split spreading structure has a low light spreading characteristic, and another portion has a high light spreading characteristic.
|Dual-sided film with compound prisms|
Dual-sided optical films have extended prisms formed in one major surface, and extended lenslets formed in an opposite major surface. Some or all of the prisms are compound prisms, in which the two inclined surfaces of each compound prism each include a tip portion, a base portion, and an intermediate portion disposed between the tip portion and the base portion, the intermediate and tip portions forming a concave shape and the intermediate and base portions forming a convex shape, or vice versa.
|Approaches to control color mura in optical films|
A brightness enhancement film includes a plurality of linear prisms disposed on a birefringent substrate. A light ray that enters the film from the substrate side and exits the film from the linear prisms side undergoes substantially a same phase retardation for mutually orthogonal polarization states while travelling within the film.
|Three-chip camera apparatus|
A three-chip camera apparatus includes: a color separation prism which includes an incident surface perpendicular to an optical axis, a first emission surface parallel to the incident surface, a second emission surface inclined at a first inclination angle with respect to the optical axis, and a third emission surface inclined at a second inclination angle greater than the first inclination angle; a first imaging device which is disposed in parallel to the first emission surface; a second imaging device which is disposed in parallel to the second emission surface; and a third imaging device which is disposed in parallel to the third emission surface.. .
|Viewing trocar with integrated prism for use with angled endoscope|
Endoscopic light refraction imaging techniques are described for configuring a viewing trocar and/or angled endoscope with a light refracting element, such as glass and/or plastic prism for instance. The light refracting element can be utilized in and/or with the viewing trocar to refract (i.e., bend) light passing into the trocar through the trocar's window.
|Components for stem education|
Provided herein are construction kits and methods of using the construction kits. The construction kit comprises one or more connector elements and one or more elongate members.
|Prismatic battery pack with novel structure|
Disclosed herein is a prismatic battery pack including an electrode assembly of a cathode/separator/anode structure impregnated with an electrolyte, a prismatic container, in which the electrode assembly is mounted, the prismatic container having at least one depressed groove formed at a bottom thereof in a longitudinal direction of the prismatic battery pack, a cap plate coupled to an open upper end of the prismatic container, in which the electrode assembly is mounted, a protection circuit module (pcm) including a protection circuit to control operation of the prismatic battery pack, the pcm being loaded on the cap plate, and an insulative cap mounted to the prismatic container while surrounding the pcm.. .
|Lens array and manufacturing method thereof|
A lens array is provided with a prism adhered within a prism placement recessing section by an adhesive, wherein retention of air-bubbles in the adhesive on an optical path of light of each light-emitting element between the prism placement recessing section and the prism is prevented by a first air-bubble retention prevention recessing section and a second air-bubble retention prevention recessing section that communicate with the prism placement recessing section in a lens array direction, and flowing of the adhesive onto a total reflection surface is prevented by an adhesive flow prevention recessing edge section.. .
|Lens assembly for a solid-state lighting fixture|
The disclosure relates to a lighting fixture having a base, a solid-state light source, and a lens assembly. The optic has a body with a cavity and a proximal opening.
|Switchable rearview mirror element with anti-reflection mechanisms for use with a display|
The embodiments described herein generally relate to a rearview mirror assembly for a vehicle. More particularly, they relate to a rearview mirror assembly including a switchable reflective element and a display.
|Mutli-layer microprismatic retroreflective sheeting and method of manufacturing the same|
A multi-layer microprismatic retroreflective film and a method of manufacturing the same. In one embodiment, the film includes: (1) a prism layer including an acrylic polymeric material and containing microprisms, (2) a strengthening layer including a polymeric material different from the acrylic polymeric material and (3) a buffer section including acrylic polymeric material located between the microprisms of the prism layer and the strengthening layer..
|System and method for inspection of roll surface|
A system and method that includes, in an embodiment, a prism, a camera, a light source, and a plate. The system, in an embodiment, is configured for scanning a roll and generating an image of the roll surface.
|Imaging system, writing head, and image forming apparatus|
An imaging system includes incidence faces composed of optical faces having an image focusing function; prisms; and exit faces. The incidence faces are arranged with a first pitch along a first axial direction.
|Asymmetric floats for wave energy conversion|
A wave energy converter (wec) includes a prismatic float having a quadrilateral-like cross section including a front plate, for facing incoming waves, a top plate, a bottom plate and a back plate. The front plate is connected at its top edge to the front end of the top plate which is disposed to be generally parallel to the surface of the water and at its bottom edge to the front end of the bottom plate.
|Three-dimensional design section structure of meter for automobile|
A three-dimensional design section structure of a meter for automobile includes a dial; a prism disposed on a rear surface of the dial and from a base end side of which a light emitted from light sources is incident; three-dimensional scales disposed in a protruding manner at a leading end side of the prism and configured to protrude via through holes perforated in the dial; recesses formed encompassing the three-dimensional scales on a light-guiding-body rear surface, which faces an opposite side to the dial, of the prism; and color printing configured to be applied including the recess so as to encompass the three-dimensional scales on the light-guiding-body rear surface.. .
|Light guide for improving device lighting|
A light guide guides light from a light emitter that is adjacent to an aperture of an electronic device. The light is eventually emitted from the aperture, to thereby provide lighting.
|Luminance enhancement optical substrates with anti-interference-fringe structures|
An optical substrate having a structured light output surface that comprises rows of laterally arranged snaking, wavy or meandering longitudinal prism structures. The prism structures at the light output surface may be viewed as comprising rows of laterally meandering longitudinal prisms and/or sections of curved segments coupled end-to-end to form the overall meandering longitudinal prism structures.
|Proximity sensor module with light reflector|
A proximity sensor may be mounted below a display cover layer in an electronic device. The proximity sensor may have a light source that emits light and a detector configured to detect reflections of the emitted light from nearby external objects.
A space where a member is disposed is ensured in a central portion without changing dimensions of an appearance. In a push-button switch, a movable contact portion is disposed while bent in an outer peripheral space between an insertion pipe and sidewalls constituting a quadratic-prism lower case, and the sidewall closest to a position where a projected terminal portion is disposed differs from the sidewall closest to a position where an abutment portion is disposed..
|Battery pack assembly|
A battery pack includes a plurality of cell assemblies each of which include one or more prismatic batteries. A frame has legs sized and configured to be positioned around the prismatic batteries.
|Sunlight redirecting mirror arrays|
Sunlight redirector (30) incorporates closely proximate mirror arrays (32, 34) having parallel, uniformly spaced, longitudinal mirror segments (38, 44). Prismatic sheet (36) is positioned behind and closely proximate second array (34).
|Viewing apparatus with integrated polarized lens|
The current invention is directed to a pair of binoculars having an eyepiece with one or more ocular lenses and a view port, a polarized lens orientated and positioned on a mounting frame, one or more prisms and an objective lens; wherein the polarized lens is fixed between the eyepiece and the one or more prisms and is shaped to provide an optically correct image and orientated in the vertical plane to substantially filter refracted horizontal light. The invention has application with hunting or sporting scopes and periscopes and other types of viewing apparatus..
|Method for optimizing the postural prism of an ophthalmic lens|
Methods for optimizing postural prism to be added to a pair of ophthalmic multifocal lenses (lenses) adapted to a wearer and to slow down myopia progression are described. The method includes an initial pair of lenses in a providing step s1.
|Multi-purpose electrical window and methods thereof|
These teachings disclose a multi-purpose electric window that comprises a printed transparent sheet and a reflective layer laminated onto an electric light-switching device and a power source. The electric light-switching device is made of electrically actuated polymer dispersed liquid crystal or suspended polarized particles laminated between two transparent electrodes.
|Image display apparatus|
An image display apparatus capable of ensuring a wide view range is provided. The image display apparatus includes: an image display panel; a backlight located on a back surface side of the image display panel; prisms located between the image display panel and the backlight and configured to deflect incident light; a liquid crystal layer located between the image display panel and the backlight and configured to change a deflection direction of emitted light by changing a refractive index thereof according to a voltage applied thereto; a position detection section configured to detect a position of a user; and a control section configured to control the voltage applied to the liquid crystal layer, on the basis of information of the position of the user detected by the position detection section..
|Prismatic secondary battery|
There is provided a prismatic secondary battery having high reliability and including a connecting part, wherein a terminal member and an external conduction member are connected by a swaged part and a welded part. The terminal member includes a flange, a first connecting part formed on a first surface side of the flange, and a second connecting part formed on a second surface side of the flange.
|Prismatic secondary battery|
A prismatic nonaqueous electrolyte secondary battery includes a convex portion on a stepped portion of a stepped through hole of a positive electrode external conduction member. An upper end side of a caulked portion of a positive electrode terminal member is caulked by being inserted from a side of a small-diameter portion into the stepped through hole of a positive electrode external conduction member, and a convex portion of the positive electrode external conduction member is covered with a tip side of the caulked portion.
|Optical device module and optical communication network system using the same|
An optical device module includes a substrate, an interlayer insulating layer on the substrate, an optical waveguide on the interlayer insulating layer, an optical device on the optical waveguide, and a prism disposed between the optical device and the optical waveguide. The prism has a refractive index greater than a refractive index of the optical waveguide..
|Near-eye display system|
Embodiments are disclosed herein that relate to optical systems for augmented reality display systems. For example, one disclosed embodiment provides a near-eye display system including a prism having a light input interface side configured to receive light from an image source, the prism being configured to first internally reflect the light from the image source and then emit the light from the image source out of a light output interface side of the prism after internally reflecting the light from the image source.
|Optical substrates having light collimating and diffusion structures|
An optical substrate having a structured prismatic surface and an opposing structured lenticular surface. The structured lenticular surface includes shallow-curved lens structures.
A corner reflector (e.g. A periscope) is made of a prism block having a viewing-in end and a viewing-out end with mirrored inclined surfaces or deflection mirrors applied on its inclined surfaces and also functional plates arranged in front of the viewing-in end and/or the viewing-out end.
|Finder optical system and image pickup apparatus including the same|
A finder optical system includes an erecting optical system, an eyepiece optical system, and a light metering optical system. An optical axis of the light metering optical system is non-parallel to an optical axis of the eyepiece optical system.
|Method, system and device for improving optical measurement of ophthalmic spectacles|
A system and method for optical measurement, the system comprising a camera having a lens unit and an image sensor, the image sensor configured to generate image data based on light received onto the sensor; a prism device to receive light from two different angles and to relay the light through the lens unit onto respective two portions of the image sensor; and a processor to receive image data from the two portions of the image sensor; identify key points of the image data from the two portions; create a three-dimensional model of an object based on the image data from the two portions; and calculate based on the key points parameters of the object.. .
|Remote telepresence server|
A method and apparatus for controlling a live avatar include features for directing the live avatar gaze to be consistent with a remote operator's view of the live avatar's surroundings. Indication of gaze direction may be continuously provided to the live avatar using movable optics, for example a heads-up display, or a movable optical prism or lens.