|| List of recent Prism-related patents
|Extruder screw, extruder, and method for producing an extruder screw|
An extruder screw includes an extruder shaft and at least one extruder segment the extruder shaft has a prismatic mandrel having external teeth and a longitudinal mandrel axis. The extruder segment has internal teeth and a longitudinal internal-teeth axis and can be slid onto the mandrel, such that the extruder segment can be connected to the mandrel for rotation therewith.
|Dual-sided daylight redirecting film|
Dual-sided daylight redirecting films include an optical substrate with two solar light redirecting layers disposed on the major surfaces of the optical substrate. The light redirecting layers are microstructured surfaces forming a plurality of prism structures.
|Three-dimensional imaging system based on stereo hologram|
A three-dimensional imaging system based on a stereo hologram is disclosed. Images composed of sub-images having the same vertical-horizontal resolutions which are generated at plural image projection modules having a two-dimensional arrangement structure are projected to a prism array plate or a transmission-type diffusion plate, and are converted into light points, i.e., image points through a microlens array unit.
|Electron microscope and sample observation method|
The foucault mode which is one method in lorentz electron microscopy is required making a plurality of observations such as when reselecting the deflection components of the electron beam to form an image. This method not only required making plurality of adjustments to the optical system but was also incapable of making dynamic observations and real-time observations at different timings even if information on the entire irradiation region was obtained.
|Surface protection film and optical film with surface protection film|
There are provided an optical surface protection film capable of permitting even a visual inspection of a coated body having a fine roughness, such as a prism sheet, to be performed under the condition that the protection film is attached to the coated body and excelling in adhesion reliability without an optical adverse effect on the coated body, and an optical film with the surface protection film. The optical surface protection film (1) has a base material layer (10) and an adhesive layer (12) stacked on one surface of the base material layer.
A meter includes at least one meter unit, a visor provided around the meter unit; and a light-emitting part. The light-emitting part includes a light-guiding ring, a light source and a prism provided between the light guiding ring and the light source.
|Flow cells for differential refractive index detection|
A flow cell for differential refractive index detection. The flow cell includes a transparent body that extends from a first end to a second end along a longitudinal axis.
|Polymerized lithium ion battery cells and modules with permeability management features|
A lithium ion (li-ion) battery module includes a container with one or more partitions that define compartments within the container. Each of the compartments is configured to receive and hold a prismatic li-ion electrochemical cell element and electrolyte.
|Polymerized lithium ion battery cells and modules with thermal management features|
A lithium ion (li-ion) battery module includes a container with one or more partitions that define compartments within the container. Each of the compartments is configured to receive and hold a prismatic li-ion electrochemical cell element, and a cover is configured to be disposed over the container to close the compartments.
|Polymerized lithium ion battery cells and modules with overmolded heat sinks|
A lithium ion (li-ion) battery cell includes a prismatic housing that includes four sides formed by side walls coupled to and extending from a bottom portion of the housing. The housing is configured to receive and hold a prismatic li-ion electrochemical cell element.
|Light emitting diode automobile lamp|
An led automobile lamp includes a light source, a light guiding plate and a lens. The light guiding plate is adjacent to the light source.
|Backlight module for light field adjustment|
A backlight module for light field adjustment includes a light source module, an optical structure layer, a first prism film, and a second prism film. The light source module has a light exit surface, and the light exit surface has a normal direction.
|Optical microscope apparatus|
An optical microscope system and method having a birefringent material for decomposing light from a light source into ordinary and extraordinary waves, a first prism for directing the decomposed light sequentially through a specimen and an objective along a light path and a second prism positioned in the light path of the decomposed light, said second prism positioned subsequent the objective and prior to an ocular assembly.. .
|Ultra wide band achromatic risley prism scanner|
A system and method for scanning a wide band beam is presented. An apparatus includes a pair of prism triplets.
|Television and electronic apparatus|
According to one embodiment, an electronic apparatus includes a rectangular liquid crystal panel, a light-guide plate, a light bar corresponding a short side of the liquid crystal panel and including a plurality of light-emitting diodes, a reflector on the light-guide plate, a prism sheet on the light-guide plate on a side opposite to the reflector, and a polarizing sheet on the prism sheet configured to diffuse light.. .
|Micro or nano scope|
Provided is a micro or nano scope. The micro or nano scope includes a prism, a optical detection system detecting an image from a sample on the prism, and a light guiding system providing incident light to the prism, the light guiding system changing an incident angle of the incident light incident into the prism..
|Stereoscopic projection device and display method thereof|
A stereoscopic projection device includes a plurality of light source modules, a dichroic mirror, a first optical module, a second optical module, and a beam-combining prism. Each light source module includes a plurality of light sources used for providing light beams and a prism module used for collecting the light beams.
|Foldable case for use with an electronic device|
This is directed to a case for securing and protecting an electronic device. The case can include a cover connected to a pouch by a hinge such that the cover can be overlaid over a device interface (e.g., a device display).
|Sputtering apparatus and method for forming thin film|
A sputtering method uses a sputtering apparatus for forming a thin film, the sputtering apparatus comprising a pair of facing polygonal prism target holders in which a target is placed on each surface parallel to a rotation axis of a rotatable polygonal prism body. A magnetic pole group including a plurality of magnets is disposed on a back surface of each of the targets, and each of the magnetic pole groups includes magnets or yokes of different magnetic pole directions.
|Wideband light energy waveguide and detector|
An electromagnetic energy concentrator uses a prism and waveguide with a gap layer of uniform thickness disposed between the prism and a first surface of waveguide. Energy detectors, which may be photovoltaics or miniaturized antenna elements are disposed adjacent to and co-extensive with a second surface of the waveguide.
|Advertising lightbox including led array positioned in front of a multiple prismatic dielectric reflector|
The disclosure relates to an advertising lightbox including a source of background lighting for a transparent or translucent panel, which includes advertisement indicia and/or graphics. The background light source includes an led array that extends along a longitudinal axis.
|Devices for arranging carbon nanotube wires|
A device is provided, including a supplying unit and an arranging unit. The supplying unit includes a guiding axle.
|Tank plate erection system|
A system for constructing a tank is made up of a plurality of generally rectangular prism sections, which are hinged together on the back side to form a platform, having an end section hinged to a frame section, a cantilever frame extending from the end section, a counterbalance frame attached to said cantilever and extending parallel to the platform and opposed to the end section, with the end section and said counterbalance frame being separated by a pair of saddle wheels mounted to the cantilever frame. At least one additional saddle wheel is mounted on a frame section for cooperative operation with saddle wheels on the cantilever to support the system on the tank wall and to move the platform within the tank wall as it is constructed.
A backlight module includes leds; a light guiding plate receiving light emitted from the leds; a diffusion sheet arranged above the light guiding plate; and a lens arranged above on the diffusion sheet. The lens comprises a light incident surface facing the diffusion sheet, and the light incident surface has a plurality of prism protrusions formed thereon.
|Anti-glare light source|
An anti-glare light source including a linear light source, at least one sleeve and a light adjusting element is provided. The linear light source is suitable for providing a light.
|Lighting system for electric parking brake switch|
Disclosed is a lighting system for an electric parking brake switch. The lighting system includes a panel in which an installation space and an operation space are formed at an upper portion thereof.
|Wynn-dyson imaging system with reduced thermal distortion|
A wynn-dyson imaging system with reduced thermal distortion is disclosed, wherein the reticle and wafer prisms are made of glass material having a coefficient of thermal expansion of no greater than about 100 ppb/° c. The system also includes a first ir-blocking window disposed between the reticle and the reticle prism, and a second matching window disposed between the wafer and the wafer prism to maintain imaging symmetry.
|Liquid crystal display device|
Techniques are provided for unifying steps of sealing material so that the yield and the reliability of a liquid-crystal display device become high. A starting film of scanning lines is patterned so that prismatic dummy wirings 301 for the first layer which are not electrically connected are formed in regions r1 and r2, and wirings 302 extending from the pixel section are formed in a region r3, and wirings 303 having connection end portions 303a are formed in a region r4.
|Liquid crystal optical element and image display apparatus including the same|
A liquid crystal optical element according to the present disclosure includes: a prism array composed of a plurality of prisms that have ridge lines extending in a first direction and are arranged in a second direction orthogonal to the first direction; a liquid crystal layer provided on the prism array; and an electrode via which a voltage is applied to the liquid crystal layer. When the voltage applied to the liquid crystal layer is 0 volt, long axes of liquid crystal molecules of the liquid crystal layer are oriented so as to be inclined at a predetermined angle relative to the first direction in a plane orthogonal to the second direction..
|Apparatus for displaying a hologram|
An apparatus for displaying a hologram comprises: a hologram display panel that represents light having the hologram images to an observer; a detecting camera that decides a position of the observer; a deflector that forms a prism pattern to refract the light corresponding to the detected position of the observer; and a deflector driver that supplies a driving voltage corresponding to a inclined angle for forming the prism pattern, wherein the deflector includes: a plurality of first electrodes running to a first direction and divided into a plurality of electrode groups; a plurality of connection electrodes running to a second direction crossing with the first direction, and connecting same numbered first electrodes of the electrode groups, wherein each end of the connection electrodes forms a pad portion; and a second electrode facing to the plurality of the first electrodes with a liquid crystal cell therebetween.. .
|Lng tank mounted on lng ship and method of manufacturing the same|
A cold insulator and a membrane are affixed on an inner side of a prismatic tank to fabricate a lng tank, which is mounted in a hold having a double hull structure. In order to prevent the prismatic tank from deforming at the time of the mounting, strength members are welded to an outer surface of the prismatic tank before a thermal insulation work for the purpose of sufficient reinforcement.
The present invention relates to a light-emitting shoe, more particularly to a shoe with a built-in decorative light-emitting module. The light-emitting shoe comprises a sole and a light-emitting module disposed inside the sole, wherein the light-emitting module comprises a light-emitting controller and a plurality of light-emitting bodies electrically connected with the light-emitting controller, the light-emitting controller is disposed in the sole, the plurality of light-emitting bodies are disposed at the edge of the sole, a light-permeable cover is further arranged at the edge of the sole and is corresponding to the light-emitting ends of the light-emitting bodies, the light-permeable cover is a prism with at least one irregular side face, lights emitted by the light-emitting bodies are refracted by the prism and then scattered out, and the refracted lights form irregular light spots on an irradiation surface, thus improving the light efficiency of the light-emitting shoe of the present invention..
|Dental arch model and method of making the same|
A dental arch model and method for making the same is shown and described. The dental arch model includes a connector having opposite ends that connect to a respective one of the arch legs.
|Axial flow fan|
The present invention provides an axial flow fan having conductive pins, each of which is configured to electrically connect a coil of a stator and a circuit board, and to hold a film conductor of the coil. In the conductive pin, one end is fixed to an electrical insulator covering a core stack of the stator, and the other end is electrically connected to the circuit board.
|Coupling light from a waveguide array to single mode fiber array|
Techniques for coupling light from a waveguide array to a single mode fiber array are described. In an embodiment, lateral misalignment of an array of focusing lenses and an array of optical fiber ferrules held into alignment by a lens holder sub-assembly is compensated by tilting the lens holder sub-assembly with respect to the propagation axis of the light being coupled by the lens holder-subassembly.
|Method and equipment for manufacturing light guide plate and light guide plate therewith|
In a backlight module, a diffusive structure and a prism structure are replaced by a diffusive prism film formed on a substrate and transferred via in-mold decoration by roller (imr) to a light guide body via injection molding. A reflection film is also transferred to an opposite side of the light guide body via the same way.
|Video wall and mullion elimination structure thereof|
An exemplary video wall includes two display panels and a mullion elimination structure. The display panels each include a main body and a bezel.
|Complete-stokes fourier-domain imaging polarimeter|
An apparatus for simultaneously measuring linear and circular polarization components of light is provided, and contains no moving parts. The apparatus may include a prism assembly configured to receive collimated light and splits the light into different directions according to its polarization state.
|Display including electrowetting prism array|
A display including an electrowetting prism array is provided. The display includes: a light source, a 2-dimensional (2d) display for providing an image using light from the light source, a prism array in which a refractive power of one or more prisms of the prism array is adjustablein real time, and an optical element which increases a refraction of light transmitted therethrough.
|Laser patterning examining apparatus|
A laser patterning examining apparatus includes a fixing plate, a rotating plate configured to move vertically with respect to the fixing plate and to rotate, a housing connected to the rotating plate, a laser emission unit over the fixing plate and emits a laser beam, a prism unit on the housing and refracts a first portion of the laser beam received from the laser emission unit and transmits a second portion of the laser beam, and a beam profiler on the housing and analyzes the pattern of the first portion refracted by the prism unit.. .
|Liquid crystal display device|
A liquid crystal display device includes a liquid crystal display panel and a backlight disposed on a back surface of the liquid crystal display panel. A light guide plate, a lower diffusion sheet and a lower prism sheet, are accommodated in a mold.
|Optical device and display device with the same|
An optical device comprises: an optical structure including a first set of prisms and a second set of prisms which engage with each other, the second set of prisms are formed from electro-optical effect material or provided with electro-optical effect material, when no electric field is applied to the second set of prisms, the first set and the second set of prisms have the same refractivity; at least one pair of electrodes being provided at two sides of the second set of prisms respectively, for generating an electric field therebetween so as to change the refractivity of the second set of prisms in the direction of the electric field; and a control unit connected to the at least one pair of electrodes and performs control to power on the electrodes or power off the electrodes, and controls the intensity of the electric field when the electrodes are powered on.. .
|Four-lens spherical camera orientation|
Panoramic and spherical cameras are often configured to capture respective portions of a scene using a set of lenses that focus images on imagers for sampling by photosensitive elements. In many such cameras, the orientation of the lenses is selected to resemble to a regular prismatic solid (e.g., one lens oriented according to a face of a cube).
|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.
|Optimizing geometric fill factor in prism-coupled waveguide-fed solar collector|
A prism coupled waveguide-fed solar collector array optimized for geometric fill factor. An integrated linear array of prisms is arranged with their input faces in a common plane.
|Image capture unit in a surgical instrument|
In a minimally invasive surgical system, an image capture unit includes a prism assembly and sensor assembly. The prism assembly includes a beam splitter, while the sensor assembly includes coplanar image capture sensors.
|Retroreflective articles and devices having viscoelastic lightguide|
Disclosed herein is an optical device having a light source, a viscoelastic lightguide and a retroreflective film suitable for retroreflecting light. Light from the light source enters the viscoelastic lightguide and is transported within the lightguide by total internal reflection.
|Three piece prism eye-piece|
A prism eye piece and optical system including a prism eye piece and microdisplay are described herein. The prism eye piece may include three prisms.
|Optical sheet, backlight unit including the same, and display apparatus including the same|
An optical sheet includes: a base film comprising a rear surface upon which light is incident, a front surface facing the rear surface for emitting the light, and a side surface connecting the rear and front surfaces to each other; and a light collection section in which prisms formed by coupling a plurality of prism units to each other are arranged on the front surface of the base film and integrated with the base film. One end surface of each prism unit has a semicircular shape.
|Blacklight unit, liquid crystal display device having the same and fabrication method thereof|
A backlight unit and a liquid crystal display device having the same which may facilitate control of output light through a light guide plate, improve light concentration effect, and reduce moire. The backlight unit includes light sources generating light, a light guide plate guiding light through an incidence surface opposite the light sources, emitting the light through an emission surface, and having lower patterns of a prism shape formed on the lower surface of the light guide plate opposite the emission surface by inclined surfaces and sub-inclined surfaces, and at least one optical sheet stacked on the emission surface..
|Light deflector, method of manufacturing light deflector, and liquid crystal display|
A light deflector which deflects incident light and emits the deflected light, by changing a refractive index of a liquid crystal: a pair of ito films; a plurality of prisms which are provided between the pair of transparent electrodes and are arranged on a facing surface of one of the pair of transparent electrodes, the facing surface facing a surface of the other one of the pair of transparent electrodes; two spacers arranged between the pair of transparent electrodes, and having, in a direction from one of the pair of transparent electrodes toward the other, widths which (i) are greater than widths of the prisms and (ii) are identical to each other; and a liquid crystal which is provided, within a space between the pair of transparent electrodes, in a portion other than a portion where the prisms and the two spacers exist.. .
|System and method for generating a mesh|
In a system for facilitating mesh generation corresponding to a volumetric, prismatic object, generalized polyhedrons representing at least a portion of a layer of the volumetric object are transformed into a set of convex polyhedrons based on, at least in part, the prismatic properties of the volumetric object. The convex polyhedrons corresponding to a layer are decomposed into a set of tetrahedrons by accounting for an intersecting and/or overlapping edge of a polyhedron in an adjacent layer, so that the set of tetrahedrons automatically, i.e., without having to enforce any continuity requirements after tetrahedron generation, forms a mesh of that is continuous with tetrahedrons corresponding to the adjacent layer..
|Folding apparatus for the containment and transport of bottles and method of use|
A new and useful folding apparatus for the containment and transport of bottles which is lightweight, inexpensive to manufacture, stronger and more resilient than current shipping containers and is easily disassembled and compactly stored when not in use. The apparatus essentially comprises a flat rectangular sheet that is made of a rigid and lightweight material such as cardboard or foam core, is scored or creased along its length and exhibits multiple flaps cut into the sheet.
|Battery pack assembly|
A battery pack thermal management assembly draws heat from prismatic batteries having opposed major surfaces and arranged in a stacked configuration inside a housing. The thermal management assembly includes a plurality of thermal transfer sheets made from sheets of a compressed mass of exfoliated graphite particles.
|Two-dimensional, high-density optical connector|
An optical connector includes a two-dimensional array of lenses to couple optical signals between an optical integrated circuit and an optical fiber. The optical connector has a total-internal-reflection or mirror surface that redirects light between lenses at different surfaces of the optical connector.
A rolling bearing which is capable of preventing the rolling elements from dropping out from between the inner and the outer rings even when the separators have been worn to an advanced stage. A rolling bearing includes: a plurality of rolling elements arranged between an inner and an outer rings; and a plurality of prismatic separators disposed in a circumferential direction between the rolling elements.
|Fake fingerprint detection system|
Methods and apparatus are provided for fake fingerprint detection. In one embodiment, an apparatus for determining validity of a fingerprint includes a prism having an imaging surface configured to be touched by a fingerprint, one or more light sources configured to produce an image based on a refractive index of a material presented in association with the fingerprint, one or more imaging sensors configured to capture the image, and a controller configured to determine validity of the fingerprint based on whether the image has been masked..
|Body cavity illumination system|
A cavity illumination system according to the present disclosure may include one or more illumination elements composed of a transparent or semi-transparent, biocompatible sterilizable polymer and one or more illumination sources. The sterilizable polymer operates as a waveguide.
|Twist beam axle|
A twist beam axle for a wheel suspension of a motor vehicle. The twist beam axle has two trailing arms and a torsional profile having prismatic-shaped end sections with a noncircular cross-section.
|Backlight unit and display apparatus having the same|
A backlight unit includes a light source part, a light guide plate, a prism sheet, and a reflecting element. The light source part is configured to provide light.
|Illumination device and display device|
A backlight unit comprises a light source, a light guide plate and a frame. The light guide plate comprises a light guide and a low-refractive-index layer.
|Illumination device and display device|
Provided is an illumination device capable of improved illumination quality. This back-light unit (illumination device) (20) is provided with a light source, and a light guide (23) which guides light from the light source.
Disclosed is exposure machine, comprising: a loading frame, for placing an object to be exposed; a light source device, located at one side of a plane where the loading frame is positioned, wherein the light emitting direction of the light source device is perpendicular to a plane where the object to be exposed is positioned. During exposure, the loading frame will not reflect the light transmitting through the object to be exposed, and thus the stage spots are avoided.
|Zoom lens and image pickup apparatus equipped with same|
A zoom lens includes, in order from the object side to the image side along its optical path, a first lens unit having a positive refractive power, a second lens unit having a negative refractive power and including a prism reflecting member, a third lens unit having a positive refractive power, a fourth lens unit having a negative refractive power, and a fifth lens unit having a positive refractive power, wherein the distances between the lens units vary during zooming from the wide angle end to the telephoto end, the first lens unit and the third lens unit are located closer to the ray incidence side at the telephoto end than at the wide angle end, the position of the second lens unit is fixed during zooming from the wide angle end to the telephoto end.. .
|Prismatic storage battery|
A safety valve is integrally formed in a battery lid together with a peripheral wall portion by press and the like. The safety valve is formed in contact with the peripheral wall portion, at the bottom portion of the depressed portion depressed from the upper surface of the base portion of the battery lid.
|Illumination device and display device|
Provided is an illumination device for obtaining planar light having satisfactory uniformity and suppressed brightness irregularities. A backlight unit (illumination device) (20) comprises a light source and a light-guiding element (23) for guiding light from the light source.
A lighting apparatus includes a light emitting element, a light flux controlling member which controls light distribution so as to narrow the light emitted from the light emitting element, a substantially tubular prism member which is formed of an optically-transparent material, has a plurality of prism rows, and extends in the optical axis direction, and a substantially tubular diffusion member having optical transparency and a light diffusion property. The plurality of prism rows is disposed parallel to the optical axis on the outer peripheral surface of the prism member..