|| List of recent Prism-related patents
| Surgical implant device and surgical implant insertion assembly for the translation and fusion of a facet joint of the spine|
A surgical implant device configured to be implanted in a facet joint of a spine, comprising: a substantially cylindrical central body portion; and a pair of substantially prismatic side portions extending in radially opposite directions disposed on either side of the substantially cylindrical central body portion; wherein the substantially cylindrical central body portion is configured to be disposed in a central hole formed across the facet joint and crossing a plane of an articulating surface of each of a superior facet and an inferior facet thereof; wherein each of the substantially prismatic side portions is configured to be disposed in a side hole parallel to the central hole formed across the facet joint and crossing the plane of the articulating surface of each of the superior facet and the inferior facet thereof; and wherein each of the side holes partially overlap the central hole.. .
Minsurg International, Inc.
| Optical fiber unit for optical fiber sensor|
An optical fiber unit enables secure grasping of an optical fiber sensor via a jig while avoiding damage to an optical fiber cable. The optical fiber unit for the optical fiber sensor includes an optical fiber cable, a shaft, and a head.
| Optical fiber unit for optical fiber sensor|
Disclosed is an optical fiber unit that improves the degree of freedom in setting a jig. The unit includes an optical fiber cable, a shaft, and a head.
| Prism beam expander adjustment adjusting the same|
An apparatus and method for adjusting prism beam expander. The prism beam expander adjustment apparatus has a light source, a baseplate, a precise rotary stage, support columns, a two-dimensional slide stage, the first 90-degree bellcrank lever, an indication light source, the second 90-degree bellcrank lever, an optical filter, a photodetector, a computer, and an assembly platform.
Shanghai Institute Of Optics And Fine Mechanics, Chinese Academy Of Sciences
| Light guide|
Provided a light guide (11) including side surfaces on which light is incident, a reflection prism surface having plural prisms (12) on which light is reflected, and a light emitting surface from which the light is emitted, in which the reflection prism surface includes a first region (pa) in which a pitch of the prisms (12) varies and a second region (ta) in which a depth of the prisms (12) varies. In the light guide (11), the first region is arranged in the side surface on which the light is incident, and a second region (ta) is arranged adjacent to the first region and in an inward side of the light guide (11)..
Panasonic Intellectual Property Management Co., Lt
| Light guiding apparatus, light emitting device, electronic device, and key|
A light guiding apparatus, a light emitting device, an electronic device, and a key are provided. The light guiding apparatus includes a light guiding body, where a prism structure is disposed in the light guiding body, and the prism structure is configured to reflect light that enters the light guiding body; and the light guiding body has a light incident surface and a light emitting surface, where the light incident surface is an irregular surface matched with the prism structure and is configured to reflect light, which is reflected back from the prism structure, to the light emitting surface.
Huawei Device Co., Ltd.
| Injection mold, injection-molded product, optical element, optical prism, ink tank, recording device, and injection molding method|
There is provided an injection mold to manufacture an injection-molded product formed of a molten resin that is injected into a molding space and is solidified. The injection mold includes an insert that forms a high quality required surface corresponding to a high quality required surface of an injection-molded product.
Seiko Epson Corporation
| Wide band choke design for suppressing electromagnetic leakage in microwave ovens|
A microwave oven that consist of a cooking chamber, a door for opening and closing the chamber, the e-type choke structure that filter the electromagnetic leakage is placed inside the door frame and a transparent glass surface covering this structure. The e-type choke on the door has two parallel cavities, a periodic prism array that seperate the cavities and periodic slots on the outer side walls of the cavities.
|Faceted led street lamp lens|
A lens for an led street lamp has an external curved surface that has a concave surface portion on one side thereof. A back surface of the lens has a micro-prism array and retainer feet.
Light Engine Limited
|Apparatus for delivery of laser-beams of different wavelengths to a flow-cytometer|
An optical apparatus for delivering to a flow-cell of a flow-cytometer a plurality of beams of laser radiation each thereof having a different wavelength. The apparatus includes a dispersion compensation-prism and a plurality of directing-prisms equal in number to the number of laser-beam.
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.
Battery module housing and making the same
A battery module includes a housing configured to hold prismatic battery cells within a space defined by four interior walls of the housing. The housing includes a first interior wall that includes partitions extending upwards from a bottom of the housing and a second interior wall that includes partitions extending upwards from the bottom of the housing.
Johnson Controls Technology Company
Electrode assembly and secondary battery including the same
An electrode assembly includes an electrode jelly-roll, which includes a winding including a first electrode plate, a second electrode plate, and a separator disposed between the first and second electrode plates; an outer surface parallel to a winding axis of the prismatic electrode jelly-roll, side surfaces perpendicular to the winding axis; a first electrode tab, which is electrically connected to the first electrode plate and extends in a winding axis direction of the prismatic electrode jelly-roll; a second electrode tab, which is electrically connected to the second electrode plate and extends in a winding axis direction of the electrode jelly-roll, wherein an end portion of at least one of the first electrode tab and the second electrode tab is bent in a direction opposite to the direction in which the corresponding electrode tab extends and faces an outer surface of the prismatic electrode jelly-roll.. .
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
Low insertion loss, low back reflection fiber optic rotary joint with increased data throughput
A low insertion loss, low back reflection fiber optic rotary joint with increased data throughput capabilities has been invented. This is accomplished by using a dispersion free prism with optical coatings to minimize the amount of back reflection caused by the optical beam passing through the prism-air interface..
Systems and methods to impart visual quality to illumination systems
Implementations disclosed herein include optical sheets comprising one or more regions including one or more optical elements. Each of the one or more optical elements includes a plurality of microstructures.
Wavefront Technology, Inc.
Wavelength-controlled diode laser module with external resonator
A diode laser module includes a laser diode (1), an anamorphic prism pair (5) consisting of a pair of prisms (3, 4) having mutually different apex angles and/or made of material having mutually different refractive indices, and a partial reflective mirror (6; 16) disposed on a side of the anamorphic prism pair away from the laser diode and having a planar or spherical surface facing the anamorphic prism pair and coated with partial reflective coating (6a; 16a). The wavelength of the laser output can be changed by adjusting the position of the partial reflective mirror..
Showa Optronics Co., Ltd.
Cavity-enhanced frequency comb spectroscopy system employing a prism cavity
Spectroscopy systems and methods of comb-based spectroscopy are provided. A light source generates light corresponding to a frequency comb.
Tiger Optics, Llc
Backlight module and liquid crystal display
A backlight module and a liquid crystal display are described. The backlight module includes a light guide plate, a light source and a prism sheet.
Radiant Opto-electronics Corporation
Display device and display control system
The display device includes: a display panel; and a surface light source section. A transmittance of light transmitted from a front surface of a prism sheet of the surface light source section is lowest when an incident angle thereof is a determined angle.
Panasonic Intellectual Property Management Co., Ltd.
Internally illuminated sign device
An internally illuminated sign device according to an embodiment includes a sign panel and a lighting unit that applies light from the rear side to the sign panel. The sign panel includes a prism layer, an air layer disposed on an interface on the rear side of the prism layer, a first colored display layer of optical transparency disposed on the front side of the prism layer and having a predetermined shape, and a second colored display layer of optical transparency disposed on the rear side of the air layer in a shape visible the same as the first colored display layer.
Nippon Carbide Industries, Co., Inc.
Prism-coupling characterizing curved parts
prism coupling systems and methods for characterizing curved parts are disclosed. A coupling surface of a coupling prism is interfaced to the curved outer surface of the curved part to define a coupling interface.
Prismatic secondary cell
An object of the present invention is to provide a prismatic secondary cell 1 having a structure that makes it easy to inject an electrolytic solution into a cell can 2 and seal the cell can. The prismatic secondary cell 1 is configured so that an electrode group 4 is housed in the cell can 2 and that an opening 2a in the cell can 2 is sealed with a cell lid 3.
Hitachi Automotive Systems, Ltd.
An illuminating apparatus includes a light source and an optical member that controls light distribution of light emitted from the light source in a forward direction. A plurality of prisms extending in one direction are provided on one principal surface of the optical member in regions on both sides when divided at a virtual plane that includes a reference axis.
Minebea Co., Ltd.
Optical sheet and backlight unit and display device comprising the same
An optical sheet, a backlight unit having the optical sheet, and a display device having the backlight unit are discussed. According to an embodiment, the optical sheet includes a base film; a high refractive index layer having a plurality of prism portions on the base film; and a low refractive index layer positioned on the high refractive index layer, and covering the plurality of prism portions and having a surface parallel to the base film, each of the prism portions including an incidence surface on which incident light is refracted and a reflective surface on which the refracted light is reflected, the incidence surface including a bent for refracting the incident light towards the reflective surface..
Lg Display Co., Ltd.
Authentication apparatus, prism member for authentication and authentication method
An authentication apparatus includes a prism, an imaging unit, a visible light source and an infrared light source. The prism comprises: a contact surface contacted with the living body; a reflection surface contacted with the contact surface, and totally reflect light by the visible light source from a concave portion of the living body and a convex portion of the living body, and light by the infrared light source from an inside of the living body; and an imaging surface configured to be opposed to the contact surface, in contact with the reflection surface, and provided at an angle such that the light from the concave portion of the living body cannot be reached, and the light totally reflected by the reflection surface and the light from the convex portion of the living body can be transmitted.
Prism and sensor chip
A prism used in analysis utilizing surface plasmons is prism of a dielectric medium with a predetermined reflective index. Trapezoidal prism comprises an incident surface on which excitation light is incident from outside, a reflective surface at which the excitation light incident on the incident surface is reflected, an emission surface from which the excitation light reflected by the reflective surface is emitted; and an opposite surface which opposes the reflective surface.
Konica Minolta, Inc.
Apparatus with vessel and mount
Various apparatuses are disclosed. An apparatus may include a vessel configured to hold liquid, a cap detachably connected to an end of the vessel, and a mount connected to an opposite end of the vessel, wherein the liquid drains from the vessel only when the cap is detached.
Method of attaching a wire cable terminal to a multi-strand wire cable, wire cable formed during said method, and forming said wire cable
A wire cable configured to be attached to a wire cable terminal. An uninsulated end of the wire cable is formed into a nugget having a shape that generally defines a rectangular cuboid or rectangular prism.
Delphi Technologies, Inc.
Edge light-type backlight device and light diffusion member
This edge light-type backlight device comprises a light guide plate, a light source disposed at one end part of the light guide plate, a light diffusion sheet and a prism sheet on a light emission face of the light guide plate. The refractive index of the prism sheet exceeds 1.60, a peak of emitted light distribution of a light emission face of the light diffusion sheet in a plane orthogonal to a direction along the one end part of the light guide plate is within an angle range of 48°-58° with respect to a normal direction of the light emission face, and the emitted light of the light emission face of the light diffusion sheet diminishes toward −90° or 90° with respect to the normal line from the angle range of the peak of the emitted light distribution.
Kimoto Co., Ltd.
Prismatic led module for luminaire
An led module for a luminaire has a downwardly directed heat sink comprising cooling fins that extend rearward from the module's front end and downward from its top wall, which has a top face that abuts the underside of a luminaire carrier plate. A circuit board carrying at least one led is mounted on the front face, and a prism is mounted to the heat sink over the led(s).
Complex prism sheet
This invention relates to a complex prism sheet which is configured such that heat-resistant coating layers are formed on both surfaces of a substrate layer, thus preventing wrinkling or curling of the complex prism sheet due to heat generated from a light source, and increasing concealment and electro-optic characteristics, ultimately improving properties of a light crystal display. This complex prism sheet can be usefully applied to television (tv) sets, monitors, notebook personal computers (nbpcs), etc., which are required to have heat resistance, slimness and concealment because of an increasing use of a light emitting diode (led) light source these days..
Kolon Industries, Inc.
Optical sheet controlling external light, display device and producing optical sheet
An optical sheet, which can suitably absorb external light over a wide range and can improve a contrast, a display device, and a method for producing an optical sheet. The optical sheet is disposed on an observer side relative to an image light source and includes a plurality of layers that control light emitted from the image light source to emit the light on the observer side, at least one of the plurality of layers is an optical functional sheet layer which includes prisms being arranged in parallel along the surface of the optical sheet whereby light can be transmitted and wedge portions are being arranged in parallel between the prisms whereby light can be absorbed.
Dai Nippon Printing Co., Ltd.
Wynne-dyson optical system with variable magnification
A 1× wynne-dyson optical system for microlithography having a variable magnification is disclosed. The 1× wynne-dyson optical system has first and second prisms, and a positive lens group that includes a split lens having first and second split lens elements that reside adjacent the first and second prisms, respectively.
Range finder and prism assembly thereof
The seventh surface faces the second surface. The optical multilayer film is disposed between the fifth surface and the third surface.
Authentication apparatus, prism member for authentication and authentication method
An authentication apparatus includes a prism, an imaging unit, and a visible light source configured to radiate a visible light to a living body. The prism comprises: a contact surface configured to be in contact with the living body; a reflection surface configured to be in contact with the contact surface, and totally reflect light from a concave portion of the living body and light from a convex portion of the living body; and an imaging surface configured to be opposed to the contact surface, in contact with the reflection surface, and provided at an angle such that the light from the concave portion of the living body cannot be reached, and the light totally reflected by the reflection surface and the light from the convex portion of the living body can be transmitted.
Compact stereoscopic picture taking system
A stereoscopic picture taking systems includes a first camera having a first optical objective, and a second camera having a second optical objective, where the optical characteristics of the two objectives are substantially identical. The stereoscopic system also includes a plane semi-reflecting plate in front of the first objective and inclined by a predetermined angle on the optical axis of the first objective.
Fresnel lens solar concentrator configured to focus sunlight at large longitudinal incidence angles onto an articulating energy receiver
This invention includes a fresnel lens assembly positioned relative to an energy receiver, onto which the lens assembly focuses sunlight for collection and conversion. The fresnel lens assembly includes a thin polymeric film with prisms molded into or attached to the film.
Horizontal high speed stacking for batteries with prismatic cans
A system and method for stacking battery cells or related assembled components. Generally planar, rectangular (prismatic-shaped) battery cells are moved from an as-received generally vertical stacking orientation to a generally horizontal stacking orientation without the need for robotic pick-and-place equipment.
Gm Global Technology Operations Llc
System and separation of pump light and collected light in a laser pumped light source
A system for separating plasma pumping light and collected broadband light includes a pump source configured to generate pumping illumination including at least a first wavelength, a gas containment element for containing a volume of gas, a collector configured to focus the pumping illumination from the pumping source into the volume of gas to generate a plasma within the volume of gas, wherein the plasma emits broadband radiation including at least a second wavelength and an illumination separation prism element positioned between a reflective surface of the collector and the pump source and arranged to spatially separate the pumping illumination including the first wavelength and the emitted broadband radiation including at least a second wavelength emitted from the plasma.. .
Light reflective bicycle wheel attachment
A reflector assembly is configured to reflect light from within the spokes of a rim on a bicycle. The reflector assembly includes a reflective material holder having a body, fit within the spokes of a bicycle rim.
Optical image capturing module, aligning method, and observing method
A method of aligning an upper substrate and a lower substrate is provided. The upper and lower substrates are oppositely arranged, and the aligning method includes the following steps: providing an optical image capturing module; emitting light rays to a third surface of a first prism; filtering the light rays, so that the light rays are divided into light rays at the first wavelength range and light rays at the second wavelength range, wherein the light rays at the first wavelength range irradiate a pattern on the upper substrate, and light rays at the second wavelength range irradiate a pattern on the lower substrate; reflecting a pattern image on the upper substrate to an image capturing apparatus; reflecting a pattern image on the lower substrate to the image capturing apparatus; and determining locations of the patterns of the upper and lower substrate that are on the image capturing apparatus..
Metal Industries Research&development Centre
Methods and lenses for alleviating asthenopia
The invention provides methods and lenses for reducing asthenopia related symptoms associated with proprioceptive disparity. In certain aspects, lenses of the invention include a distance portion and a near portion, and a progressive increase in minus power from the distance portion to the near portion.
Eyebrain Medical, Inc.
Radar beam deflection unit for a radar level indicator
In order to determine the topology of a bulk-material surface, a series of echo curves are measured under different main emission directions of the antenna. The main emission directions are generated using at least one prism, which lies in the beam path of the level indicator and is rotated.
Vega Grieshaber Kg
Laser scanning system employing an optics module capable of forming a laser beam having an extended depth of focus (dof) over the laser scanning field
A laser scanning system having a laser scanning field, and a laser beam optics module with an optical axis and including: an aperture stop disposed after a laser source for shaping the laser beam to a predetermined beam diameter; a collimating lens for collimating the laser beam produced from the aperture stop; an apodization element having a first and second optical surfaces for extending the depth of focus of the laser beam from the collimating lens; and a negative bi-prism, disposed after the apodization element, along the optical axis, to transform the energy distribution of the laser beam and cause the laser beam to converge to substantially a single beam spot along the far-field portion of the laser scanning field, and extend the depth of focus of the laser beam along the far-field portion of the laser scanning field.. .
Metrologic Instruments, Inc.
Laser machining apparatus
A laser machining apparatus for manufacturing a light guide plate includes a laser source, a first prism, a detector, and a processor. The laser source is configured to emit a laser beam.
Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., Ltd.
Method for creating designs and raised patterns on the folds, recessed portions, and edge surfaces of objects consisting of sheets
The present invention relates to the bulk manufacture of objects, materials, or products from sheets or fabrics, which are either folded or to be folded, with designs, images, text, and raised patterns that are reconstituted strip by strip at the edge of the folds thereof, in the recessed portions, and in the edge surfaces. The novelty of the present invention is that a process for repeating designs and shapes, which are shifted relative to one another, on at least one sheet and from one sheet to the other, by reproducing, cutting, or stamping, is merged with folding operations necessitated by the design or suitable for the technical process of the machines in a predetermined manufacturing procedure.
A trap for spiders and other insects is provided. The trap is especially useful for catching brown recluse (loxosceles reclusa) spiders, whose bites are extremely harmful.
Energy storage module including a plurality of prismatic storage cells
The invention relates to an energy storage module for a device for supplying voltage, particularly in a motor vehicle. The energy storage module includes several prismatic storage cells that are arranged behind one another and stacked in at least one row, two end plates, and at least one tension element.
Bayerische Motoren Werke Aktiengesellschaft
Nonaqueous electrolyte secondary battery
A prismatic nonaqueous electrolyte secondary battery includes a flat winding electrode assembly formed by winding an elongated positive and negative electrodes with an elongated separator interposed therebetween, and an outer body storing the flat winding electrode assembly and a nonaqueous electrolyte. The positive electrode includes a positive electrode substrate exposed portion formed along a longitudinal direction.
Sanyo Electric Co., Ltd.
A lighting panel that provide an alternative means for producing a “spot light” like illumination from an led is described. The lighting panel comprising a transparent substrate upon a first surface of which are mounted a plurality of transparent prism structures and upon a second surface of which is mounted a light emitting diode (led).
Design Led Products Limited
Retroreflective articles including a security mark
The present disclosure relates to prismatic retroreflective articles that includes a security mark and to methods of making such articles.. .
3m Innovative Properties Company
Optical sensor apparatus to detect light based on the refractive index of a sample
An optical sensor apparatus includes an optically transmissive structure (e.g., a prism) having two planar faces and a third planar face that connects the two planar faces, two or more light sources located outside the structure, and a photodetector array located outside the prism. The structure, light sources, and photodetector array are configured such that light from the light sources that is totally internally reflected at an optical interface between the prism and a sample outside the structure proximate one of the two planar faces is incident on a portion of the photodetector array that depends on a refractive index of the sample.
Entegris-jetalon Solutions, Inc.
Portable device for analysing a plurality of widely spaced laser beams
A system and method for performing field measurement and testing of a plurality of widely spaced laser beams used in visual warning technology (vwt). Vwt uses a combination of widely spaced laser beams, to warn civilians from approaching too close to military security areas.
Her Majesty The Queen In Right Of Canada, As Represented By The Minister Of National Defence
A projector includes a first light source apparatus, a second light source apparatus, a laser light source apparatus, a first light modulator, a second light modulator, a third light modulator that modulates light from the laser light source apparatus, a cross prism that combines first image light, second image light, and third image light formed by the respective light modulators with one another, and a secondary light source image formation system that forms a secondary light source image on an optical path between the laser light source apparatus and the third light modulator, and the secondary light source image is so shaped that the length thereof in a direction perpendicular to a central intersection line of the cross prism is longer than the length thereof in a direction parallel to the central intersection line.. .
Seiko Epson Corporation
A technology reducing the number of components in a projector. Illuminating light from a lamp is made incident from a first surface of a tir prism via an optical system, reflected, output from a second surface of the tir prism, optically modulated by a dmd, and made incident to the second surface of the tir prism.
Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha