|| List of recent Reflector-related patents
|Light source module and backlight unit having the same|
Disclosed is a light source module capable of realizing a slim structure and providing excellent luminous efficiency. The light source module includes a circuit board, a light emitting diode chip mounted on the circuit board by flip-chip bonding or surface mount technology (smt), a wavelength conversion layer disposed on the light emitting diode chip, and a reflector covering an upper surface and at least one of side surfaces of the light emitting diode chip..
|Lighting device, heat transfer structure and heat transfer element|
A heat pipe configured to transfer heat from a central portion of a lighting device to an edge portion of the lighting device, the heat pipe comprising one region which extends along a portion of a diameter of a substantially circular, substantially annular shape and another region that extends along a diameter of the shape. Also, a lighting device comprising a housing, a reflector, a light emitter and a heat pipe as described above.
|Electrically controlled glass in a lamp|
An apparatus for generating light may be comprised of a light source with a lens interposed in a light path from the light source. The lens may be comprised of two or more sections wherein at least one section may be comprised of smart glass.
|Led lighting device with high-low beams|
A led lighting device includes a cooling base having an assembling surface defined at a bottom thereof, a first led chip and a second led chip assembled on the assembling surface, a reflecting member facing the assembling surface, the reflecting member having a high beam reflector and a low beam reflector, the high beam reflector and the low beam reflector respectively corresponding to the second led chip and the first led chip, and a curvature of the high beam reflector being different from a curvature of the low beam reflector. Wherein, light beams from the second led chip are reflected by the high beam reflector toward a far region relative to the led lighting device of the present invention; light beams from the first led chip are reflected by the low beam reflector toward a close region relative to the led lighting device of the present invention..
|Led illumination device with a highly uniform illumination pattern|
An led (light emitting diode) illumination device that can generate a uniform light output illumination pattern. The illumination device includes an array of leds, each having a led central axis.
|Fixtures for large area directional and isotropic solid state lighting panels|
Reflector designs for a large area panel light source create induced draft cooling means adjacent to the panel light source. The panel light source has a wavelength conversion element on a solid state light source for emitting light of a first and second wavelength to form a broader emission spectrum of light from the panel light source..
|Led white light source with a combined remote photoluminescent converter|
The invention relates to white-light sources based on semiconductor light-emitting diodes with remote photoluminescent converters. Essence of the invention: a lamp comprises a heat-dissipating base with a radiation exit opening, leds secured about the periphery of the opening and emitting a primary radiation, and, at a distance from said leds, a primary radiation converter in the form of a concave layer of photoluminescent material and a light reflector with a concave light-reflecting surface arranged consecutively on one side of the opening such that the concavities of the radiation converter and the light reflector are oriented towards the leds and the exit opening, wherein the lamp further comprises a second radiation converter which is situated on the other side of the opening and is flat or convex.
|Hud fusion interface|
A display device includes a first projector, a second projector, a first half mirror, a second half mirror and a reflection unit. The first projector is positioned with respect to the first half mirror such that the first rays are transmitted through the first half mirror in a given direction.
|Durable optical interference pigment with a bimetal core|
In a plurality of asymmetric color-shifting flakes, each flake has an asymmetric magnetic core with a magnetic layer visible on the first side of the core and a non-magnetic reflector layer on the magnetic layer, visible on the second side of the core. The flake has a spacer layer and an absorber layer on the first side of the core, and also a spacer layer and an absorber layer on the second side of the core, for providing color shifting effects.
|Interferometer system and method to generate an interference signal of a surface of a sample|
An interferometer system to generate an interference signal of a surface of a sample includes a broadband illuminator to provide a broadband illumination beam, a beam splitter to split the broadband illumination beam in a reference beam for reflection on a reference reflector and a measurement beam for reflection on the surface of the sample, and a detector to receive an interference radiation intensity created between the reference beam reflected from the reference reflector and the reflected measurement beam from the surface of the sample to generate an interference signal. The interferometer system having a continuous variable broadband reflector in the beam splitter and/or the reference reflector to adjust the broadband radiation intensity balance between the measurement beam and the reference beam..
|Camera for a vehicle and vehicle having the camera|
A camera for a vehicle, the camera including: an image sensor; and a camera lens system for imaging a coverage region on the image sensor; the camera lens system having at least one lens; and the camera lens system and the image sensor determining an optical axis of the camera. In this connection, the camera lens system further includes a nonplanar reflector element which deflects the optical axis of the camera..
|Apparatus and method for producing images for stereoscopic viewing|
Disclosed are methods and apparatus for producing images for stereoscopic, three-dimensional viewing generated with existing mobile graphical devices, such as cameras, video recorders, pdas, telephones, and other devices, such as the iphone™. Two reflectors, which may be mirrors or prisms, are positioned to separate the field of view of a camera lens on the mobile graphical device into a direct field of view and an offset field of view and to record and display the separated fields in a two-paned format on the mobile graphical device.
|Chip-scale atomic gyroscope|
Apparatuses and methods for sensing rotations are provided. One embodiment of the apparatus includes a cell containing alkali and active nuclear magnetic resonance (nmr) isotope(s) atoms, a magnet providing a first magnetic field, a light source, and optics which circularly polarize light to generate a pump beam for optically pumping the alkali atoms and, together with a second magnetic field orthogonal to the first magnetic field or a modulation of the light, causing the alkali and the nmr isotope atoms to precess about the first magnetic field.
The road crab is road construction equipment used to remove road reflectors. This machine includes a manually operated blade that moves up and down, two hitches, one off set to the driver's side, and one that raises the front to wheels off the ground.
|Semiconductor light emitting element|
A semiconductor light emitting element that outputs emitted light having a predetermined emitted light peak wavelength λ includes: at least a substrate; a lower distributed bragg reflector layer provided on the substrate; and a light emitting layer provided on the lower distributed bragg reflector layer. At least one phase changing layer having a thickness of mλ/2n (wherein n is the refractive index of the phase changing layer, and m is an integer 1 or greater) is provided within the lower distributed bragg reflector layer..
|Reflector manufactured using multiple use precision extractable tooling|
A unitary reflector system and methods for forming that include a reflector and support structure. These two structures can form a single unitary structure.
|Gauge having variable display|
A gauge which uses a prism or other type of reflector to illuminate a single graphic or icon on a dial such that only one graphic on the dial is shown during the operation of the gauge. All of the remaining graphics have a dead front appearance, and cannot be viewed, such that the gauge presents only one discrete value at a time.
|Polyphenylene sulfide resin composition, production method thereof and reflector|
A polyphenylene sulfide resin composition has excellent heat resistance, flowability and lightweight property as well as surface smoothness and impact resistance. The polyphenylene sulfide resin composition includes 1 to 30 parts by weight of a mica (b) having an aspect ratio of not less than 80, relative to 100 parts by weight of a polyphenylene sulfide resin (a)..
|Optical quality diamond material|
A cvd single crystal diamond material suitable for use in, or as, an optical device or element. It is suitable for use in a wide range of optical applications such as, for example, optical windows, laser windows, optical reflectors, optical refractors and gratings, and etalons.
|Fixing device and image forming apparatus|
A fixing device includes a fixing rotator, a first heat generator and a second heat generator that heat the fixing rotator, and a support disposed inside the fixing rotator. A reflector, interposed between the support and each of the first heat generator and the second heat generator, reflects light radiated from the first heat generator and the second heat generator toward the fixing rotator.
|Fixing device and image forming apparatus|
A fixing device includes a first heat generator and a second heat generator that heat a fixing rotator. A support is disposed inside the fixing rotator.
|Optical signal transmission device applying alternative and selectable transmission paths|
An optical signal transmission device is used for transmitting optical light rays from a number of light emitters to a number of light receivers, and includes a substrate, a number of first optical waveguide elements, a number of second optical waveguide elements, a number of reflectors, and an integrated circuit. The substrate has a first side surface for positioning the light emitters, and a second side surface for positioning the light receivers.
|Indirect lighting apparatus|
An indirect lighting apparatus includes a light-emitting device, a reflector disposed above the light-emitting device, and a wavelength conversion layer disposed on a surface of the reflector facing the light-emitting device and spaced apart from the light-emitting device. The wavelength conversion layer includes phosphors configured to change the wavelength of light emitted from the light-emitting device.
|Light source unit and vehicle front lamp using the light source unit|
A light source unit including: a first light source module; a heat sink including a light source arrangement portion on which the first light source module is arranged and a concave portion opened to surround the light source arrangement portion; and a reflector that includes a through-hole through which the light source arrangement portion is inserted and reflects light emitted from the first light source module. The reflector is arranged having at least a portion thereof located in the concave portion..
|Led lighting assembly and method of forming led lighting assemblies for retrofit into flourescent housing fixtures|
A lighting assembly has a light strip and a first reflector. The light strip includes a base with a ridged wall, a light engine with a plurality of leds disposed over the base, and a lens disposed over the light engine.
|Led illumination apparatus|
An led illumination apparatus according to an exemplary embodiment of the present invention includes a substrate, a light source disposed on the substrate, a cover unit, wherein the cover unit is configured to cover the light source, which is disposed on the substrate, and a reflector which is configured to extend from the cover unit inside to the upper substrate, whereby a light generated by the light source illuminates an area below a bottom side of the substrate.. .
|Lighting device comprising a reflector device|
The present invention relates to a lighting device (100) comprising a tubular portion (102), which is elongate and which has a light transmissive light outlet portion (104); solid state light emitting elements (114) generating light, which is outlet through the light outlet portion (104); a reflector (106) mounted within the tubular portion (102); and a light diffusing element (108) which is arranged to diffuse the generated light before being emitted from the lighting device (100). The reflector (106) is non-planar and defines a reflector opening (146).
|Irradiation device and image-reading device|
An irradiation device increasing the lighting depth and facilitating the assembling is provided. A transparent bar-shaped light guide having leds disposed near ends thereof includes a first prism group and a first reflector, and, a second prism group and a reflector which are provided so as to extend in a lengthwise direction and which diffuse and reflect light.
|Method for manufacturing an antenna reflector with shaped surface, reflector with shaped surface obtained by this method and antenna comprising such a reflector|
A method is provided which includes: defining at least one radiofrequency performance objective to be produced on a selected coverage area on the ground; producing a rigid shell having a predefined profile; producing a reflecting flexible membrane; determining, by successive iterations, n optimum local deformations to be applied at n different points of the flexible membrane; producing n rigid supporting bars of different lengths corresponding to the optimum local deformations to be applied to the flexible membrane; and positioning and rigidly fixing the flexible membrane onto the rigid shell via the n supporting bars.. .
|Two-dimensional multi-beam former, antenna comprising such a multi-beam former and satellite telecommunication system comprising such an antenna|
A multi-beam former comprises: two stages connected together and intended to synthesize beams focused along two directions in space; each stage comprises at least two multi-layer plane structures, superposed one above the other; each multi-layer structure comprises an internal reflector, at least two first internal sources disposed in front of the internal reflector and linked to two input/output ports aligned along an axis, at least two second internal sources disposed in a focal plane of the internal reflector and linked to two second input/output ports aligned along an axis perpendicular to the axis; the two second internal sources of the same multi-layer structure of the first stage are respectively linked to two first internal sources of two different multi-layer structures of the second stage.. .
|Microwave antennas for extremely low interference communications systems|
Microwave antennas having optimized performance are provided. The microwave antennas include a primary reflector having effective foci arranged in a generally circular or elliptic range around a central axis thereof, and a matching component filling a hole at a bottom center portion thereof.
|Surface-emitting laser element, method for manufacturing a surface-emitting laser element, and atomic oscillator|
Disclosed is a surface-emitting laser element including a semiconductor substrate and plural surface-emitting lasers configured to emit light mutually different wavelengths, each surface-emitting laser including a lower bragg reflector provided on the semiconductor substrate, a resonator provided on the lower bragg reflector, an upper bragg reflector provided on the resonator, and a wavelength adjustment layer provided in the upper bragg reflector or lower bragg reflector, the wavelength adjustment layers included in the surface-emitting lasers having mutually different thicknesses, at least one of the wavelength adjustment layers including adjustment layers made of two kinds of materials, and numbers of the adjustment layers included in the wavelength adjustment layers being mutually different.. .
|Volumetric light emitting device|
A volumetric light emitting device includes a substrate, a semiconductor light emitting diode disposed on the substrate and a reflector ring extending axially from the substrate. The reflector ring defines a first volume bounded by the substrate, an inner wall of the reflector ring, and a terminal plane at a distal end of the reflector ring.
|Polarization independent photodetector with high contrast grating and two dimensional period structure|
A photodetector is provided with a high contrast grating (hcg) reflector first reflector that has a two dimensional periodic structure. The two dimensional structure is a periodic structure that is a symmetric structure with periodic repeating.
|Polarization independent dual usage hcg vcsel-detector with high contrast grating and two dimensional period structure|
A dual usage hcg vcsel detector is provided with a high contrast grating (hcg) reflector first reflector that has a two dimensional periodic structure. The two dimensional structure is a periodic structure that is a symmetric structure with periodic repeating.
|Luminescent electricity-generating window for plant growth|
A window for a greenhouse is provided that is comprised of a sheet of luminescent material  and light-energy converter . The sheet comprises one or more luminescent materials  that absorb the peak wavelengths of the sun, emitting the absorbed photons to wavelengths primarily between 600 and 690 nm where they are converted to electrical power and/or enhance plant production.
|Reflector for a photovoltaic power module|
A photovoltaic power module including a reflector, and methods for manufacturing the reflector. The photovoltaic power module includes a plurality of photovoltaic cells arranged in an array, including a photon source facing surface having a plurality of active areas that convert photons to electrical energy and a plurality of inactive areas that do not convert photons to electrical energy.
|Weatherable solar reflector with high abrasion resistance|
Described herein are solar reflectors which provide a low cost reflector construction that has a unique set of attributes: high solar reflectance, abrasion resistance, uv stability, mechanical integrity, and flexibility. The abrasion resistance is enabled through incorporation of an abrasion-resistant coating into a polymer film metal mirror construction.
|Monitoring temperature variation in wedge of phased-array probe for weld inspection|
A coupling wedge for use with a ultrasounic phased array inspection system has a body with a bottom side configured to face the object to be tested and a front side generally oriented at an angle to the bottom side and a top side to be coupled with a phased array probe. The probe includes a plurality of apertures.
|Hyperbolic metamaterials as distributed bragg mirrors for high power vcsel devices|
Implementing a layered hyperbolic metamaterial in a vertical cavity surface emitting laser (vcsel) to improve thermal conductivity and thermal dissipation thereby stabilizing optical performance. Improvement in the thermal management and power is expected by replacing the distributed bragg reflector (dbr) mirrors in the vcsel.
|Light-source device and reflector-support structure|
A light source device includes: a rod-shaped light source or an array light source extending in a main scanning direction; a reflector that is placed opposite the rod-shaped light source or the array light source, extends in the main scanning direction, and reflects light output from a side face of the rod-shaped light source or the array light source; and a plurality of reflector supports that are arranged at an interval along the main scanning direction and support the reflector.. .
|Light-emitting-diode light bar and related planar light source|
A led light bar, a related planar light source and a method of manufacturing such light bar is provided. The light source includes a light guide plate having a first surface and a second surface; at least one light bar, on which a plurality of leds is disposed, wherein the light bar is disposed on a lateral side of the light guide plate, and the leds are disposed inside the light guide plate to output light; a reflector, which is disposed outside the second surface and reflects light; and a diffuser, which is disposed outside the first surface and scatters reflected light of the reflector.
|Device and apparatus for efficient collection and re-direction of emitted radiation|
An apparatus is described that includes a light source, a first reflector, a lens and a second reflector. The first reflector is positioned to reflect a first portion of light from the light source, wherein the first portion of light is radiated from the light source in a central forward solid angle as defined by an outer edge of the first reflector.
|Hard-pressed glass light emitting diode flood lamp|
In various embodiments, a light emitting diode (led) flood lamp is provided. The led flood lamp may include a base cap; a first housing having a first end and a second end, the first end secured to the base cap; a second housing having at least in part a partially conical shape, an end of the second housing having a smaller diameter secured to the second end of the first housing; at least one led secured within the second; driver circuitry secured within the led flood lamp between the end of the base cap and the at least one led; a reflector having a partially conical shape; and a diffuser element secured to at least one of a wider end of the reflector or the end of the second housing having the larger diameter.
|Distance measurement apparatus|
The present invention relates to a distance measurement apparatus. The distance measurement apparatus according to the present invention has, mounted thereon, a light transmitting portion which emits light, and a light receiving portion including a light receiving element where a spot of the light is collimated.
|Laser tracking interferometer|
A laser tracking interferometer has a carriage provided with a first displacement gauge outputting a displacement signal associated with a relative displacement from a reference sphere; a second retroreflector provided to the carriage; a laser interferometer provided to the carriage and outputting a displacement signal associated with a relative displacement between the first retroreflector and the second retroreflector; and a data processor calculating a displacement of the first retroreflector with reference to the reference sphere based on the displacement signal output from the first displacement gauge and the displacement signal output from the laser interferometer.. .
|Backlighting system including a specular partial reflector and a circular-mode reflective polarizer|
A backlight that includes an illumination device that has at least one light source, a circular-mode reflective polarizer, and a specular partial reflector is disclosed. The specular partial reflector is disposed between the illumination device and the circular-mode reflective polarizer.
Disclosed is a display device with slimness and narrowness, wherein the display device may include a liquid crystal panel; a light source for providing light to the liquid crystal panel; a light guide formed of a glass material, wherein the light source is combined with one side of the light guide; a reflector formed on at least one of one and the other surfaces of the light guide, wherein the reflector includes an organic material and a metal compound; and an adhesive member formed on the one surface of the light guide confronting the liquid crystal panel, and configured to attach the liquid crystal panel and the light guide to each other.. .
|Mounting hub for antenna|
An antenna hub for a reflector dish has a frame with a feed aperture. A plurality of feet are coupled to the frame; each of the feet provided with a dish fastener coupling axis normal to a dish surface contacting each of the feet when the reflector dish is seated upon the feet, the feed bore of the reflector dish aligned coaxial with the feed aperture.
|Device including reflective element to reflect directional wireless signals impinging thereon in a direction away from the device|
A computing device includes a body, the body having a first and second portion. The computing device further includes a directional antenna, the directional antenna transmitting a signal having a preferred direction, the directional antenna located in the first portion of the body.
|Reflector and a multi band antenna|
The present invention relates to a reflector for an antenna comprising a first reflector assembly and at least one second reflector assembly, the first reflector assembly having a first reflector structure adapted for a first antenna frequency band ƒ1 and at least one second antenna frequency band ƒ2; the at least one second reflector assembly having a second reflector structure adapted for the first antenna frequency band ƒ1 and at least one third antenna frequency band ƒ3; and wherein the first reflector assembly and the at least one second reflector assembly are electrically coupled so that the first reflector assembly and the at least one second reflector assembly together form a common reflector structure adapted for the first ƒ1, at least one second and at least one third ƒ3 antenna frequency bands. Furthermore, the invention also relates to a multi band antenna comprising at least one such reflector..
|Steerable microwave backhaul transceiver|
A first microwave backhaul transceiver may comprise a reflector and a signal processing subassembly. The signal processing subassembly may comprise a plurality of antenna elements positioned at a focal plane of the reflector.
|Method and device for ascertaining a misalignment of a radar sensor of a vehicle|
A method for ascertaining a misalignment of a radar sensor of a vehicle ascertains a misalignment angle of the misalignment using a weighted averaging of calculated differences between first and second angles of radar reflectors relative to various axes. Also described is a device for ascertaining this misalignment..
|Reflector used in a reflex mode detection device|
A power supply function with autonomous electric power, so as to supply electric power to the signalling interface (20) and the interpretation unit (22).. .
|Receiver optical module for receiving wavelength multiplexed optical signals|
A receiver optical module to facilitate the assembling is disclosed. The receiver optical module includes an intermediate assembly including the optical de-multiplexer and the optical reflector each mounted on the upper base, and the lens and the pd mounted on the sub-mount.
|Oled package heating device and method thereof|
An oled package heating device and process, this device includes a microwave generator and a reaction chamber. There is a mask in the bottom of the reaction chamber.
A filling level transmitter for measuring a filing level of a liquid includes: a filling level sensor having: an ultrasonic transceiver configured to emit ultrasound, and sensor electronics; a sound-conducting tube having two reflectors spaced apart from one another, the first reflector being configured to deflect ultrasound emitted by the transceiver in the direction of the second reflector, and the second reflector being configured to deflect the emitted ultrasound in the direction of the surface of the liquid. A third reflector is arranged in the second reflector such that emitted ultrasound impacting the third reflector is reflected in the direction of the first reflector..
|Fixing device and image forming apparatus|
A fixing device includes a fixing rotator rotatable in a predetermined direction of rotation and a nip formation assembly contacting an inner circumferential surface of the fixing rotator. An opposed rotator presses against the nip formation assembly via the fixing rotator to form a fixing nip between the fixing rotator and the opposed rotator, through which a recording medium is conveyed.
A portable heater providing both radiant and forced air heat a closed loop heating element positioned within a substantially oval shaped reflector, the reflector air vent allows air to pass in from a bottom of the reflector, over the closed loop heating element and the reflector. A housing surrounds the reflector and heating element.
|Vertical cavity surface emitting laser|
A vertical cavity surface emitting laser includes an active layer that includes a quantum well, a first cladding layer and a second cladding layer between which the active layer is interposed. A first multilayer reflector layer is arranged on a side of the first cladding layer opposite to that on which the active layer is arranged.
|On-chip electrically pumped optical parametric source|
A tuneable laser source includes a first confinement layer forming a bragg reflector for a pump wave; an active layer made of non-linear semiconducting material, the refraction index of the active layer being greater than the refraction index of the first confinement layer; a second confinement layer, the refraction index of the second confinement layer being less than the refraction index of the active layer; a base with a first width; and a ribbon with a second width less than the first width. The second width is less than 10 μm; the active layer includes at least one plane of quantum boxes capable of emitting a pump wave and the ribbon includes at least the part of the active layer including the quantum boxes plane and the second confinement layer..
|Exterior rearview mirror assembly|
An exterior rearview mirror assembly suitable for a vehicle includes an attachment portion and a casing portion having a variable reflectance mirror reflective element. A mirror reflector is disposed at at least a portion of a surface of a rear substrate of the reflective element.
A vehicular lamp includes: a projection lens; a light source arranged to a rear of a rear side focal point of the projection lens; a reflector that reflects light from the light source toward the projection lens; a cut-off forming member arranged between the light source and the projection lens; a first sub-reflector that is arranged in front of the reflector and reflects the light from the light source rearward; and a second sub-reflector that is arranged to the rear of the rear side focal point and reflects reflected light from the first sub-reflector toward the projection lens.. .
|Reflector having reflection pattern for compensating for lighting characteristic of led package and led lamp including the same|
A reflector having a reflection pattern for compensating for a lighting characteristic of an led package includes a body configured to be matched and coupled with the led package having a discontinuous chip arrangement structure to improve the lighting characteristic of the led package for divergent light. The body includes an inner wall having a diameter which is increased upwardly to form a narrow bottom and a wide top and including an opening formed at a lower end thereof so as to arrange the led package therein.
|Method and apparatus for selective filtering of an illumination device|
A filter for use with an illumination device of a type having a reflector with an exit opening and an illumination source mounted within the reflector, the reflector shaped to direct radiation emitted from the illumination source through the exit opening. The filter may include an outer support attached to a periphery of the exit opening; an inner support concentric with the outer support; a filter having a plurality of filter elements extending between and pivotally attached to the inner and the outer supports, the filter elements being shaped and positioned to substantially cover the exit opening to filter the emitted radiation passing through the exit opening when pivoted to a closed position, and to allow the emitted radiation to pass substantially unfiltered through the exit opening when pivoted to an open position; and an actuator connected to pivot the filter elements to the closed and open positions..
|Reflector device and lighting device comprising such a reflector device|
A reflector device comprising a reflector (106), having an inner surface (120, 122), and at least one solid state light emitting element (114). The inner surface of the reflector comprises first and second surface portions (120, 122), which are flat and which extend in planes intersecting at an angle.
|Light with reflector or diffuser screen|
The invention relates to a light (1) comprising a housing (2) with at least one illuminant (8) and an illuminant holder (9). In order to enable a targeted light emission and hence illumination of a particular region, the housing (2) has a translucent housing element (3), which can be covered at least partially by at least one moveable screen (4, 5) and thus limits the emission angle..
|Planar surgical lamp|
A planar surgical lamp includes a plurality of planar light source modules connected to form the planar surgical lamp. Each planar light source module includes a plurality of planar light source unit and each planar light source unit includes a light guide plate, which has a light incidence face and a light exit face; a light source, which generates light that enters the light guide plate via the light incidence face and projects out through the light exit face; a diffusion board, which is arranged at one side of the light exit face of the light guide plate; a surface panel, through which the light transmits; and a light guide sheet, which is arranged between the diffusion board and the surface panel.
|Cube corner retroreflector for measuring six degrees of freedom|
A target and method of manufacturing the target is provided. The method of manufacturing includes providing the cube cornered retroreflector, the cube cornered retroreflector including a first, second and third planar reflectors.
|Enhancements to integrated optical assembly|
An integrated optical assembly is provided, with enhancements that are particularly useful when the integrated optical assembly forms part of a laser radar system. The integrated optical assembly produces a reference beam that is related to the optical characteristics of a scanning reflector, or to changes in position or orientation of the scanning reflector relative to a source.
|Photoacousticbracket, photoacoustic probe and photoacoustic imaging apparatus having the same|
In accordance with one exemplary embodiment of the present invention, a photoacoustic probe includes: at least one optical fiber irradiating laser to a target; an ultrasonic probe collecting a photoacoustic signal generated by the target having absorbed the laser; and a fluid-type light reflector reflecting laser reflected, scattered, or deflected from the target.. .
|Optical coherence tomography systems and methods|
An optical coherence tomography system may have a reflector system that reflects light from a light source to provide a plurality of light rays that fall within different wavelength ranges, optical componentry that directs a subset of a first beam of light including the plurality of light rays to an object to be imaged, a detector that detects the subset after reflection from the object, and signal processing componentry that processes signals from the detector to provide an optical coherence tomography image of the object. The reflector system may be configured such that the optical pathways followed by the light rays change in length at an even increment, so that the first beam of light will project wavelength groups at relatively even time increments.
|Multifunction input device|
A multifunction input device includes a backlight module, a medium layer, a touch panel and a switching unit. The backlight module includes a light-guiding plate, a reflector directly disposed on the bottom surface of the light-guiding plate, and at least one light-emitting element disposed beside the light-guiding plate, and the light-guiding plate has a plurality of light output microstructure blocks matched with each other to form at least one keyboard pattern.
Apparatus, methods and computer programs are provided an apparatus includes one or more reflectors configured to divide incoming light, received via an aperture, between at least first and second image sensors by reflecting a portion of the incoming light towards the first image sensor and a portion of the incoming light towards the second image sensor; and at least one actuator configured to move at least a portion of the one or more reflectors in order to compensate for movement of the apparatus during exposure of the first and second image sensors.. .
|Illumination apparatus and method for the generation of an illuminated region for a 3d camera|
An illumination apparatus (16) for a 3d camera (10) for the generation of an illuminated region (22) having a homogeneous intensity distribution which is nevertheless an increased intensity distribution in the boundary regions of the illuminated region (22), wherein the illumination apparatus (16) comprises at least one light source (26) having a main radiation direction, as well as a lateral reflector (30) circumferentially arranged about the main radiation direction (28). In this connection an additional central reflector (32) is arranged in the main radiation direction (28) in order to redistribute central light portions of the light transmitted by the light source (26) outwardly by reflection at the central reflector (32) and at the lateral reflector (30)..