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Date/App# patent app List of recent Reflector-related patents
 Linear led illumination device with improved color mixing patent thumbnailLinear led illumination device with improved color mixing
A linear multi-color led illumination device that produces uniform color throughout the output light beam without the use of excessively large optics or optical losses is disclosed herein. Embodiments for improving color mixing in the linear illumination device include, but are not limited to, a shallow dome encapsulating a plurality of emission leds within an emitter module, a unique arrangement of a plurality of such emitter modules in a linear light form factor, and special reflectors designed to improve color mixing between the plurality of emitter modules.
Ketra, Inc.

 Portable medical image capturing apparatus patent thumbnailPortable medical image capturing apparatus
A portable medical image capturing apparatus comprises an image sensing module, an imaging lens module and an annular illumination module. The image sensing module captures imaging light from a lesion to form an image.
Medimaging Integrated Solution, Inc.

 Laser device comprising optically pumped extended cavity laser patent thumbnailLaser device comprising optically pumped extended cavity laser
The invention describes a laser device (100) enabling controlled emission of individual laser beams (194). The laser device (100) comprises an optically pumped extended cavity laser with one gain element whereby a multitude of pump lasers (110) are provided in order to generate independent pump beams (191) and thus corresponding laser beams (194).
Koninklijke Philips N.v.

 Enclosure for radio, parabolic dish antenna, and side lobe shields patent thumbnailEnclosure for radio, parabolic dish antenna, and side lobe shields
Enclosures for radios, parabolic dish antennas, and side lobe shields are provided herein. A dish antenna includes a parabolic circular reflector bounded by a side lobe shield that extends along a longitudinal axis of the dish antenna in a forward direction forming a front cavity, and a sidewall that extends along the longitudinal axis of the dish antenna in a rearward direction forming a rear cavity..
Mimosa Networks, Inc.

 Light emitting diode having distributed bragg reflectors (dbr) and manufacturing method thereof patent thumbnailLight emitting diode having distributed bragg reflectors (dbr) and manufacturing method thereof
A light emitting diode (led) having distributed bragg reflector (dbr) and a manufacturing method thereof are provided. The distributed bragg reflector is used as a reflective element for reflecting the light generated by the light emitting layer to an ideal direction of light output.
Genesis Photonics Inc.

 Light-emitting diode patent thumbnailLight-emitting diode
A light-emitting diode, comprises an active layer for emitting a light with a phase and a peak wavelength λ in air, a reflector, a lower semiconductor stack between the active layer and the reflector, wherein the lower semiconductor stack comprises multiple semiconductor layers, and each of the multiple semiconductor layers has a refractive index ni, a thickness di and two sides each contacting adjacent layers to form two interfaces, wherein each interface has a phase shift when the light passes through the interface.. .
Epistar Corporation

 Double-pass photodiode with embedded reflector patent thumbnailDouble-pass photodiode with embedded reflector
A photodiode, in particular photodiode for data transmission applications, can include a semiconductor substrate, which can also be referred to as a substrate layer, and a first semiconductor layer supported by, for instance arranged on, the semiconductor substrate. The photodiode can further include a second semiconductor layer supported by, for instance arranged on, the first semiconductor layer.
Fci Americas Technology Llc

 Structure and  fixing phase effects on euv mask patent thumbnailStructure and fixing phase effects on euv mask
This invention relates to a structure for fixing phase effects on euv mask which contains a repeating pattern with an assist feature, or a pattern with two different sized features in close proximity. The euv mask with the repeating pattern is capable of printing a group of trenches on a photoresist layer.
International Business Machines Corporation

 Apodized broadband partial reflectors patent thumbnailApodized broadband partial reflectors
A broadband partial reflector includes a multilayer polymeric optical film having a total number of optical repeating units that monotonically increases in thickness value from a first side to a second side of the multilayer polymeric optical film. A baseline optical repeating unit thickness profile is defined by a first plurality of optical repeating units and having a first average slope, and a first apodized thickness profile of the multilayer polymeric optical film is defined by a second plurality of optical repeating units having a second average slope being at least 5 times greater than the first average slope.
3m Innovative Properties Company

 Flat retroreflectors patent thumbnailFlat retroreflectors
A retroreflector device is described, which includes a lens component operable for focusing radiation, which is incident thereto at an angle of incidence. The retroreflector also includes a mirror component operable for reflecting the radiation focused by the lens component back along the angle of incidence.
California Institute Of Technology


Projected beam detector with imaging device

A method of installing a projected beam detector can include providing a radiant energy source, providing a reflector, and projecting a radiant energy beam from the source to the reflector. A multi-pixel sensor or camera can be provided.
Honeywell International Inc.


Image acquisition device for the visual inspection of the inner surface of a tire, and associated method

An apparatus for acquiring images of an interior surface of a tire includes at least one image acquisition module. Each image acquisition module is provided with a lighting source, an image acquisition device, and a reflector.
Michelin Recherche Techique S.a.


Sight device

The invention relates to a sight device (1), in particular a reflector sight or telescopic sight, which sight device has a lighting apparatus (2) for producing or illuminating a target mark, wherein the lighting apparatus (2) comprises an light guide (3) made of photoluminescent, in particular fluorescent material and a radioluminescent light source (7) coupled to the light guide (3), wherein the light guide (3) is designed to receive ambient light and convert said ambient light into photoluminescence light along at least one segment (4) of the longitudinal extent of the light guide, and wherein the absorption spectrum (10) of the photoluminescent material of the light guide (3) and the emission spectrum (9) of the radioluminescent light source (7) in the visible range can both be characterized by a spectral bandwidth and a center wavelength. In order to increase the luminance of the lighting apparatus and thus the visibility of the target mark, the center wavelength of the emission spectrum (9) of the radioluminescent light source (7) is greater than the center wavelength of the absorption spectrum (10) of the photoluminescent material of the light guide (3)..
Mb-microtec Ag


Apparatus for reflecting light

The invention relates to an apparatus for reflecting incident light, in particular sunlight, comprising a plurality of reflector units arranged next to one another, in particular next to one another in two directions, each reflector unit comprising at least one reflector surface (4), wherein the reflector surfaces (4) of all of the reflector units are pivotable, wherein each reflector unit (2, 3, 4, 5) comprises a rod (3) and comprises a reflector surface (4) fastened at the upper free end of the rod (3) and a lower spherical hinge (5) at the lower end of the rod (3), with which hinge the rod (3) is connected in articulated fashion to a movable coupling element (6), which is common to all of the reflector units (2, 3, 4, 5), and comprises a spherical hinge (2) in an intermediate region between the upper end and the lower end of the rod (3), said hinge connecting, in articulated fashion, the rod to a stationary base element (1) which is common to all of the reflector units (2, 3, 4, 5) and bearing each reflector unit (2, 3, 4, 5) movably about a dedicated stationary hinge center point thereof and wherein, owing to the movement of the coupling element (6) arranged beneath the base element (1), the reflector surfaces (4) of all of the reflector units (2, 3, 4, 5) are movable simultaneously in the same direction and to the same extent.. .
Fachhochschule Aachen


Low noise micro environmental workspace comfort unit

A low noise micro environmental workspace comfort unit for a workspace provides an air flow to a person working at the workspace. At least one ambient air fan is mounted to a wall of the comfort unit enclosure and electrically coupled to a fan speed control module, the fan speed control module operatively coupled to the controller.
Air Innovations, Inc.


Led headlight structure for motorcycle

To provide a led headlight structure that visually conveys a modern or stylish appearance to an observer, the led headlight structure is characterized in that: a headlight pcb(260) low beam and high beam headlight led structures on at least one side of the motorcycle are mounted to one plate or in one plane such that high beam illumination is emitted at the inside of the motorcycle and low beam illumination is emitted at the outside of the motorcycle; an extension member (120) is positioned forward of the reflector assembly (140) and between a headlight case (104) and a headlight lens (102); and a window structure (122) configured for selectively passing portions of the low and the high beam illumination reflected by the reflector assembly is formed at the extension member (120).. .
Honda Motor Company Limited


Rearview mirror with concealed and light-transmittable turn signal light

Provided is a rearview mirror with concealed and light-transmittable turn signal light, which is applicable to a vehicle to provide a function of a rearview with light reflection achieved with a reflector, and in addition, an outer cover of the rearview mirror is structured to allow for emission of light of turn signal therethrough so as to also provide a function of alarming for driving safety. The outer cover is made of a light-transmitting material and the outer cover has a surface that is subjected to sputtering to form a sputtering-coated film thereon.
San Yuan Design Co., Ltd.


Miniaturized photoacoustic imaging apparatus including a rotatable reflector

A reflection-mode photoacoustic endoscope includes a tube, a light source configured to emit a light pulse suitable for photoacoustic imaging, an ultrasonic transducer configured to detect a response signal, and a light and acoustic reflector rotatable relative to the tube.. .
Washington University


Wavelength selective switch having multi-layer reflector

A wavelength selective switch (wss) apparatus is disclosed, which includes: a plurality of optical ports configured to output light beams at different angles from one another; a wavelength dispersion element configured to disperse the wavelength components of each light beam; a focusing element configured to focus the dispersed wavelength components of the light beams; and a multi-layer reflecting unit configured to reflect the focused light beams to the focusing element, the multi-layer reflecting unit including a multi-layer reflector and a reflection controller operatively connected to the multi-layer reflector, the multi-layer reflector having a main surface for reflecting the light beams on which a plurality of layers are provided, each layer including a plurality of pixels that are individually controllable by the reflection controller.. .
Inlc Technology, Inc.


Combined gain-soa chip

A combined gain-soa (semiconductor optical amplifier) chip is provided for forming a hybrid laser by a combination with an external reflector, the gain-soa chip comprising a gain section and an soa section, wherein an optical grating is arranged between the gain section and the soa section.. .
Fraunhofer-gesellschaft Zur Foerderung Der Angewandten Forschung E.v.


Wavelength tunable laser device and optical coherence tomography apparatus

A wavelength tunable laser device, including: a first reflector; a second reflector; an active layer formed between the first reflector and the second reflector; a quantum well structure layer that exhibits a quantum confined stark effect; and an electrode configured to apply a reverse bias voltage to the quantum well structure layer, wherein the active layer and the second reflector have a gap formed therebetween, the gap having a length to be changed to thereby sweep a resonance wavelength, and wherein the electrode is further configured to change application of the reverse bias voltage to be applied to the quantum well structure layer depending on the length of the gap when the resonance wavelength is swept.. .
Canon Kabushiki Kaisha


Terahertz source chip, source device and source assembly, and manufacturing methods thereof

The present invention provides a terahertz source chip, a source device, a source assembly and manufacturing methods thereof. The source chip comprises: a two-dimensional electron gas mesa; an electrode formed on the two-dimensional electron gas mesa for exciting a plasma wave; a terahertz resonant cavity formed below the two-dimensional electron gas mesa, the terahertz resonant cavity having a total reflector on a bottom surface thereof; and a grating formed on the two-dimensional electron gas mesa for coupling a plasma wave pattern with a cavity mode of the terahertz resonant cavity to generate terahertz radiation.
Suzhou Institute Of Nano-tech And Nano-bionics (sinano), Chinese Academy Of Sciences


Device for radiofrequency (rf) transmission with an integrated electromagnetic wave reflector

A first electrically conducting ground plane arranged at least partially opposite the first antenna.. .


Magneto-rheological fluid based filter/reflector

A magneto-rheological filter/reflector that controls the transmissivity of any form of electromagnetic or particulate radiation through the filter by varying discrete electromagnetic fields across a magneto-rheological fluid. In one embodiment, the filter/reflector controls the rate of the nuclear reaction within the core of a reactor without any moving parts..
Westinghouse Electric Company Llc


Backlight unit and display apparatus including the same

Provided are a backlight unit and a display apparatus including the same. An optical lens of an optical unit has a shape asymmetrical with respect to a plane that bisectionally divides a center of an optical package.
Lg Electronics Inc.


Borescope inspection system

A first borescope for viewing an interior surface of a cylindrical article has an image conducting tube with a beamsplitter cube adjacent a distal end of the image conducting tube. When the article allows light to pass through it, the borescope has a light source effective to provide light illuminating the inner surface from an opposing second side of the beamsplitter cube.
Visicon Technologies, Inc.


Step prismatic retro-reflector with improved wide-angle performance

A step prismatic retro-reflector includes a main reflective corner having a shared reflective surface of a geometric single plane, a virtual step surface coming into contact with the shared reflective surface at a right angle, and a plurality of sub reflective corners. Each reflective corner has a pair of independent reflective surfaces coming into contact with each other at a right angle, and arranged along the step surface, wherein the retro-reflector elements are arranged to be alternated such that a corner ratio (l/w) of the sub reflective corners is 1.5 or more, a corner orientation of the main reflective corner deviates at an angle of 10 degrees or more with respect to a point of tangency of an incident plane, a reflection orientation thereof deviates at an angle within 10 degrees, and the corner orientations thereof deviate in the opposite direction to each other..


Reflecting structure of lamp

The reflecting structure includes at least one light source; and at least one reflector in which the light source is disposed to emit light, wherein the reflector includes a light intercepting plate and a main body joined to the light intercepting plate; the light intercepting plate includes at least one light intercepting surface, at least one reflecting surface extending from the light intercepting plane perpendicularly toward an outer surface of the light intercepting plate and a first positioning structure; the main body is joined to the light intercepting surface and includes a second positioning structure and a plurality of reflecting inner surfaces reflecting light direct from the light source and light reflected by the reflecting surface, and each of the reflecting inner surfaces has an inclined angle different from the inclined angle of other of the reflecting inner surfaces.. .
Taiwan Network Computer & Electronic Co., Ltd.


Lighting systems generating controlled and wavelength-converted light emissions

Lighting system including light source having semiconductor light-emitting device configured for emitting light having first spectral power distribution along central axis. System includes volumetric lumiphor located along central axis configured for converting some light emissions having first spectral power distribution into light emissions having second spectral power distribution.
Ecosense Lighting Inc.


Zoom spotlight

A zoom spotlight has a reflector, a light source, a fixed lens, and a movable lens. The movable lens of the zoom spotlight can be moved and thereby adjusted in position relative to the fixed lens so that the zoom spotlight can output a broad beam, a collimated beam, or a beam ranging between the broad beam and the collimated beam, according to the user's needs..
Centraled Technology Ltd.


Method of forming an exterior mirror reflector sub-assembly with auxiliary reflector portion

A method of forming a mirror reflector sub-assembly suitable for use in an exterior rearview mirror assembly of a vehicle includes providing a glass substrate and physically removing glass from a portion of a second surface of the glass substrate to form a curved recess locally thereat, and coating via a vacuum deposition process the second surface of the glass substrate with a mirror reflector to form a mirror reflective element suitable for use in an automotive exterior rearview mirror assembly. The method includes forming a mirror back plate in a plastic molding operation and providing a heater pad and disposing the heater pad between the coated second surface of the glass substrate and the first side of the mirror back plate.
Donnelly Corporation


Radiation griall

The invention provides a radiation grill unit (1) comprising (i) a food support unit (100), for instance with bars (110), (ii) a radiation unit (200) comprising a reflector (210) (with reflector opening (223)) hosting an (electrical) ir radiation heater (220), wherein the radiation unit (200) is optionally configured to provide ir radiation (201) in a direction of the food support unit (100), and (iii) a radiation grill unit cavity (3) configured to host a drip tray (300) (with edge (311)).. .
Koninklijke Philips N.v.


Reflective-type antenna band and polarization selectable transceiver using a rotatable quarter-wave plate

A low-loss band and polarization-selectable gender-selectable transceiver for use with a reflector-type antenna suitable for the e-band frequency allocation as well as other rf bands in which the upper and lower bands are separated by a stop band. In addition to providing the gender-selectable combination of the upper and lower bands for transmit and receive, this topology allows for the selection of transmit, and receive polarizations.
Raytheon Company


Multi-band satellite antenna assembly with dual feeds in a coaxial relationship and associated methods

An antenna assembly includes a main reflector, and a subreflector spaced from the main reflector. The subreflector includes a frequency selective surface (fss) material that is transmissive for a first frequency band and reflective for both a second frequency band and a third frequency band.
Harris Corporation


Multi-band satellite antenna assembly and associated methods

An antenna assembly includes a main reflector, and a subreflector spaced from the main reflector. The subreflector includes a frequency selective surface (fss) material that is reflective for a first frequency band and transmissive for both a second frequency band and a third frequency band.
Harris Corporation


Method for upgrading a satellite antenna assembly having a subreflector and an associated satellite antenna assembly

A method for upgrading a dual-band antenna assembly to a tri-band antenna assembly is provided. The dual-band antenna system includes a main reflector, a strut assembly coupled to the main reflector defining an antenna feed receiving area spaced from the main reflector, and a subreflector carried by the strut assembly and also spaced from the main reflector.
Harris Corporation


Method for upgrading a satellite antenna assembly and an associated upgradable satellite antenna assembly

A method for upgrading a dual-band antenna assembly to a tri-band antenna assembly is provided. The dual-band antenna assembly includes a main reflector, and first and second antenna feeds arranged in a coaxial relationship and directed toward the main reflector.
Harris Corporation


Omni-directional ceiling antenna

The present invention provides an omni-directional ceiling antenna, including: a cone cylinder-shaped radiation oscillator, a cone cylinder-shaped reflector, a disc cylinder-shaped base plate, and a dielectric ring; where the reflector includes a first hollow cone and a first cylindrical ring, a flared end of the first hollow cone is connected to the first cylindrical ring, and an outer diameter of the first cylindrical ring is smaller than that of the flared end of the first hollow cone; a second cylindrical ring is provided on the base plate, and the second cylindrical ring sockets to the first cylindrical ring to form a spatially separated coupling structure; the dielectric ring is provided between the second cylindrical ring and the first cylindrical ring so as to realize separation and fixed support between the reflector and the base plate.. .
China United Network Communications Group Company Limited


Segmented structure, especially for a satellite antenna reflector

A segmented structure includes at least two panels, a first panel, called the main panel, a second panel, called the secondary panel. The structure further includes at least one deployment device configured to move secondary panel into a storage position or a deployed position.
Airbus Defence And Space Sas


Fragment ion mass spectra measured with tandem time-of-flight mass spectrometers

The present invention provides a method for acquiring fragment ion mass spectra with a time-of-flight mass spectrometer, whereby mixed mass spectra with fragment ions of different parent ion species are acquired and compared with each other in such a way that the signals of those fragment ions which originate from the same parent ion species are determined. The time-of-flight mass spectrometer contains an ion source, a flight path, a reflector and an ion detector.
Bruker Daltonik Gmbh


Method for a low profile etchable euv absorber layer with embedded particles in a photolithography mask

Methods for creating a euv photolithography mask with a thinner highly euv absorbing absorber layer and the resulting device are disclosed. Embodiments include forming a multilayer reflector (mlr); forming first and second layers of a first euv absorbing material over the mlr, the second layer being between the first layer and the mlr; and implanting the first layer with particles of a second euv absorbing material, wherein the first euv absorbing material is etchable and has a lower euv absorption coefficient than the second euv absorbing material, and wherein the implanted particles are substantially separated from each other..
Globalfoundries Inc.


Determining a position of a mobile receiver

The invention relates to a method and to a device for determining a position of a mobile receiver rx, which moves in an at least quasi-stationary environment, on the basis of signals s(kt) which are emitted by a transmitter tx positioned immobile in the environment, wherein the receiver rx receives as reception signal (i) a signal s(kt) which is emitted by the transmitter tx and which is transmitted via n(k) transmission paths as signal components si(τ), where k:=time step, τ:=time delay, and i=0, . .
Deutsches Zentrum FÜr Luft-und Raumfahrt E.v.


Apparatus and determining the target position deviation of two bodies

The invention relates to an apparatus (8) for detecting a target position deviation of two bodies (10, 12), with a first measuring unit (14) for placement on the first body (10), a second measuring unit (18) for placement on the second body (12), and an evaluation unit (22). The first measuring unit (14) has means (24) to generate at least one bundle of light beams (28) and a scattering area (34) to scatter light (wv, pv) striking the scattering area, and the second measuring unit (18) has a reflector arrangement (38) to reflect the bundle of light beams (28) onto the scattering area (34).
Prüftechnik Dieter Busch Ag


Wall washer lighting system with light emitter, optical lens and reflector

A wall washer lighting system includes a light emitter mounted relative to a first surface that is about perpendicular to a second surface. The wall washer lighting system is configured to direct light from the light emitter toward the second surface.
Rab Lighting Inc.


Methods and system for illuminating decorations

Methods and apparatus for illuminating decorations according to various aspects of the present invention may comprise a light source and a diffuser. A connector may connect the light source to the decoration.


Reflecting structure of projecting lamp

A reflecting structure of the invention includes at least one light source emitting light; and at least one reflector having an inner surface comprising a plurality of strip reflecting surfaces connected to each other, and each of the strip reflecting surfaces having an inclined angle different from the inclined angles of other strip reflecting surfaces, wherein the reflector has an inward reflecting region and an outward reflecting region, wherein the light source is disposed in the inward reflecting region, and the inward reflecting region locates on an upper portion of the reflector and the outward reflecting surface locates on an lower portion of the reflector; light from the light source is reflected by the inward reflecting region at least once to reach the outward reflecting region and reflected by the outward reflecting region at least once to reach an object.. .
Taiwan Network Computer & Electronic Co., Ltd.


Light-emitting apparatus

Embodiments provide a light-emitting apparatus including at least one light source configured to discharge excitation light that travels straight, and a reflector configured to reflect the excitation light, which travels straight and is introduced in an incidence direction, in an emission direction, which is opposite and parallel to the incidence direction.. .
Lg Innotek Co., Ltd.


Easy install light engine retrofit kit and using same

Described are embodiments of a light engine installation kit and methods of installation that allow a single technician to install large, heavy, or awkwardly shaped light engines into new or existing fixture housings. The installation kits include mounting brackets that install into the fixture housing.
Abl Ip Holding Llc


Silicon wafers by epitaxial deposition

A system for depositing thin single crystal silicon wafers by epitaxial deposition in a silicon precursor depletion mode with cross-flow deposition may include: a substrate carrier with low total heat capacity, high emissivity and small volume; a lamp module with rapid heat-up, efficient heat production, and spatial control over heating; and a manifold designed for cross-flow processing. Furthermore, the substrate carrier may include heat reflectors to control heat loss from the edges of the carrier and/or heat chokes to thermally isolate the carrier from the manifolds, allowing independent temperature control of the manifolds.
Crystal Solar, Incorporated


Method for controlling land surface temperature using stratospheric airships and reflector

The present invention relates to a method for controlling land surface temperature using stratospheric airships and a reflector. In the method for controlling land surface temperature using stratospheric airships and a reflector, four corners are connected to a lower end of support lines coupled to be disposed vertically downward from a plurality of airships, and sunlight is reflected by a reflector unfolded into a tetragonal shape in the air, wherein the reflecting surface of the reflector plate is maintained at an angle to remain perpendicular to an incident angle of sunlight to shield, or redirect, the land surface from incident sunlight..
Korea Aerospace Research Institute


Micro heating plate device and sensor having a micro heating plate device

A micro-hotplate apparatus including a diaphragm carrier device; a diaphragm that at least in part spans at least one cavity embodied in the diaphragm carrier device; and at least one heating conductor disposed on and/or in the diaphragm, the micro-hotplate apparatus additionally encompassing at least one reflector element that is disposed on an inner side, directed toward the cavity, of the diaphragm, in such a way that by way of the at least one reflector element a thermal radiation emitted from the at least one heating conductor and/or from the diaphragm is reflectable at least in part back onto and/or into the diaphragm. A sensor having a micro-hotplate apparatus is also described..
Robert Bosch Gmbh


Solar photovoltaic single axis tracker

An improved solar panel assembly is provided. The assembly includes a plurality of sub-assemblies which are spaced from one another.
Magna International Inc.


Modulated light source

A modulated light source includes an fp laser that emits light in a plurality of fabry-perot (fp) modes, a band-pass filter whose center wavelength can be modulated, a light reflector that selectively feeds only light having passed through the modulation filter back to the fp laser, and a wavelength adjustment mechanism that adjusts the center wavelength so as to coincide with one of the predetermined fp mode when the light fed back to the fp laser is used as seed light for stimulated emission of radiation to cause selective light emission at an oscillation wavelength.. .
Photonics Electronics Technology Research Association


Optoelectronic light-emitting component and leadframe assemblage

An embodiment optoelectronic semiconductor device includes a housing having a leadframe with a first and second connection conductor. The housing further has a housing body surrounding the leadframe in one or more regions.
Osram Opto Semiconductors Gmbh


Electronic devices with light sensors and displays

An electronic device is provided with a display and a light sensor that receives light that passes through the display. The display includes features that increase the amount of light that passes through the display.
Apple Inc.


Charged particle beam inclination correction method and charged particle beam device

With conventional optical axis adjustment, a charged particle beam will not be perpendicularly incident to a sample, affecting the measurements of a pattern being observed. Highly precise measurement and correction of a microscopic inclination angle are difficult.
Hitachi High-technologies Corporation


Liquid tank with an ultrasonic sensor

The present disclosure describes a tank comprising an ultrasonic sensor, a first cylindrical reflector, and a second cylindrical reflector. The ultrasonic sensor may be disposed on the floor of the tank for measuring the signal propagation time through a liquid located in the tank and comprise a transmitter/receiver..
Continental Automotive Gmbh


Lighting device having light source and reflector having ellipsoidal reflection surface

A lighting device includes a light source, a reflector having an ellipsoidal reflection surface, an aspherical lens, and an exit pupil. The source is arranged at a first focal point of the reflection surface and a part of the emitted light is reflected from the reflection surface in the direction of a second focal point.
Osram Gmbh


Light-emitting device and luminaire incorporating same

A light-emitting device includes a lens of refractive index n having a spherical exit surface of radius r and a luminous element positioned such that at least a portion of an edge of an emitting surface of the luminous element lies on a sphere of radius r/n opposite the exit surface, whereby that portion of the edge of the emitting surface is aplanatically imaged by the spherical exit surface. The light-emitting device may further include one or more reflective sidewalls arranged to reflect a fraction of light emitted from the luminous element before it is refracted by the exit surface.
Quarkstar Llc


Modular headlamp assembly with a heating element for removing water based contamination

A modular headlamp assembly includes a low beam headlamp module, a high beam headlamp module, and front turn/parking lamp module. The low beam headlamp module and the high beam headlamp module are supported by a reflector carrier.
Truck-lite Co., Llc


Deposition source including reflector

A deposition source includes a reflector at an upper end of a frame, the reflector being in a form of a reflection plate in which nozzle apertures are located, the reflector having a sink inclined surface inclining toward a central portion in which the nozzle apertures are located, the nozzles apertures being recessed from an edge front end portion that is on the upper end of the frame.. .
Samsung Display Co., Ltd.


Methods and systems for reducing noise in optoelectronic oscillators

Optoelectronic oscillator systems and an optoelectronic oscillator noise reduction method. One example of an optoelectronic oscillator system includes an optical source positioned at a first end of a fiber-optic path, the optical source being configured to transmit an optical signal along the fiber-optic path, an optical modulator positioned to receive and modulate the optical signal based on at least a reference signal, a retro-reflector positioned at a second end of the fiber-optic path, the retro-reflector being configured to receive and retro-reflect the optical signal, the retro-reflected optical signal having at least a frequency range of inherent fiber noise canceled, and an optical circulator positioned along the fiber-optic path between the optical modulator and the retro-reflector, the optical circulator being configured to direct the optical signal to the retro-reflector and direct the retro-reflected optical signal along a feedback path to a first photodetector to generate the reference signal..
Raytheon Company


Light source device and projector

A light source device includes a light source, a reflector that reflects light emitted from the light source, a light source housing accommodating the light source and the reflector and including a plurality of introduction ports through which cooling air is introduced, an introduction port forming portion having a plurality of outlet ports communicating with the plurality of introduction ports, an opening and closing device opening and closing the plurality of introduction ports, and a holding unit having the introduction port forming portion accommodating the opening and closing device. The light source device is used in a projector having a cooling device.
Seiko Epson Corporation


Eyepiece optical system

An eyepiece optical system includes a focal-plane plate, having a positive refractive power on one side and a diffusion surface on the other side thereof; a reflector which reflects light rays of an object image, formed on the diffusion surface, a predetermined number of times; an optical lens group, by which the object image is observed, in that order along an optical path from the object side to the viewing side; and a condenser lens element, having a positive refractive power, provided between the focal-plane plate and the reflector, the condenser lens element having an aspherical surface formed on at least one side thereof. At least one of the aspherical surface of the condenser lens element has a profile, when viewed macroscopically, such that the positive refractive power thereof increasingly weakens with respect to a direction away from the optical axis..
Ricoh Imaging Company, Ltd.


Spatial light modulator based on metamaterial structure and preparation method thereof

A spatial light modulator based on a metamaterial structure and a preparation method thereof. The spatial light modulator includes an array of optical function elements and a control circuit.
Suzhou Institute Of Nano-tech And Nano-bionics, Chinese Academy Of Sciences


Eighth wave corner cube retarder for laser radar

Laser radar systems include focusing optical systems having a retroreflector such as a corner cube that is translatable with respect to an objective lens. The retroreflector provides a selected retardance to an interrogation optical beam that is directed to a target as well as to a returned portion of the interrogation optical beam that is directed to a detection system.
Nikon Corporation


Proximity sensor module with light reflector

A proximity sensor may be mounted below a display cover layer in an electronic device. The proximity sensor may have a light source that emits light and a detector configured to detect reflections of the emitted light from nearby external objects.
Apple Inc.


Uv light curing systems, and methods of designing and operating the same

A uv light curing system is provided. The uv light curing system includes: a uv light source; a primary reflector for reflecting light emitted by the uv light source in a direction of an enclosure, the enclosure at least partially surrounding an object of interest; and a secondary reflector on an opposite side of the enclosure with respect to the primary reflector, the secondary reflector being positioned along a portion of a length of the enclosure, the secondary reflector surrounding at least 40% of the enclosure at the portion of the length of the enclosure..
Heraeus Noblelight America Llc


Reflective non-paraboloidal beam-shaping optics

A lighting device may include a light source and a reflective optical element. The reflective optical element may have a reflective internal surface that defines a cavity.
Surefire, Llc


Lighting device for vehicles

A lighting device for vehicles with a laser light source and an upstream light conducting device for generating a predetermined light function. The light conducting device comprises a reflector which serves as a deflecting reflector for the laser light source.
Hella Kgaa Hueck & Co.


Method for manufacturing a reflective material, helmet, reflector and use thereof

The present invention relates to a method for manufacturing and/or treating thermally deformable reflective material, comprising steps for: providing a base material such as a plate material or a sheet material, arranging on the base material an adhesive layer in the form of a polymerizable monomer mixture, preferably a photoactivatable monomer mixture, positioning reflective particles on the monomer mixture, subjecting the monomer mixture to a curing process for providing a thermoplastic polymer mixture for the purpose of fixing the reflective particles relative to the base material.. .
Codan B.v.


Apparatus and sanitizing articles

An apparatus is provided for sanitizing an article, the apparatus comprising a housing defining an enclosed internal chamber and having an opening at a door side into the chamber. A door is configured to selectively close the door side of the housing for substantially sealing the chamber.


Diagnosis and throughput measurement of fibre channel ports in a storage area network environment

An example method for diagnosis and throughput measurement of fc ports in a san environment is provided and includes generating, by a control processor at a generator in the san, a control packet requesting a link test to be performed with a reflector in the san, sending the control packet to the reflector through a media access controller (mac) of the generator, receiving, at the mac of the generator, an acknowledgement from the reflector indicating ability to perform the requested link test, generating, at the mac of the generator, a test data packet for the link test, performing the link test with the reflector, and analyzing, at the generator, network parameters based on results of the link test.. .
Cisco Technology, Inc.


Ring-modulated laser

An optical source is described. This optical source includes a semiconductor optical amplifier, with a semiconductor other than silicon, which provides a gain medium.
Oracle International Corporation


Tunable laser with a cascaded filter and comb reflector

A laser comprises a gain medium, and a mirror coupled to the gain medium and comprising a coupler coupled to the gain medium, a phase section coupled to the coupler, a bandpass filter coupled to the phase section, and a comb reflector (cr) coupled to the bandpass filter. A laser chip package comprises a substrate, and a laser coupled to the substrate and comprising a filter comprising a first interferometer with a first transmittance, and a second interferometer with a second transmittance, wherein the filter is configured to provide a filter transmittance based on the first transmittance and the second transmittance, and a comb reflector (cr) coupled to the filter and comprising a ring with a circumference, and a refractive index, wherein the cr is configured to provide a cr reflectivity based on the circumference and the refractive index..
Futurewei Technologies, Inc.


Viewer with enhanced depth perception

A viewer for viewing an object under magnification, the viewer comprising: an objective lens for producing an image of an object located at an object plane and having a radial extent defined by an aperture stop; a partially-transmissive reflector for allowing transmission of light therethrough from the objective lens to a mirror arrangement and providing for reflection of light which is returned thereto from the mirror arrangement; a mirror arrangement which receives a light component from the partially-transmissive reflector, and is located such that a focussed image of the object is produced at the mirror arrangement and light received by the mirror arrangement is reflected back to the partially-transmissive reflector and relayed to produce an image of the object; a viewing lens arrangement for producing an optical image of the object which is viewable by an observer at an exit pupil at a viewing plane; wherein the objective lens has a beam path angle (α) as defined by a distance from the object plane to the objective lens and a radial extent of the aperture stop; wherein the viewer has a viewing angle (β) as defined by a distance along an optical axis from the mirror arrangement to the viewing plane and a radial extent of the exit pupil at the viewing plane; wherein the viewer is configured such that a displacement ratio of the beam path angle (α) to the viewing angle (β) is at least 3:1, whereby the observer is provided with a greater change in depth perception of the object being observed relative to an extent of displacement of a head of the observer.. .
Vision Engineering Limited


Display device

The purpose of the present invention is to cut down the travel distance of a display image on receiving a stop instruction intended for a stepping motor and thereby reduce a feeling of strangeness perceived by a user. A display device allows a user to view the image displayed on a display at a prescribed display position.
Nippon Seiki Co., Ltd.



A periscope comprises an object window (4), a first reflector (5), a second reflector (6); and an intermediate port between the first reflector (5) and the second reflector (6). The first reflector is arranged to reflect light from the object window (4) towards the second reflector (6) through the intermediate port.
Kent Periscopes Ltd


Display module with optically functional film and manufacturing thereof

A display module with an optically functional film includes two polarizers, a display panel, an optically functional film, a lighting component, a light guide plate, and a reflector. The optically functional film includes a first transformation layer, a second transformation layer, a diffusion layer, a brightness enhancement layer, and a polarized layer, and each layer of the optically functional film is attached to each other by transfer-coating.
Rayshine Photonics Corp.


Using an offset vector tile gather to image a subsurface

A method for using an offset vector tile gather to image a subsurface defines an offset vector tile gather by selecting a plurality of seismic traces from recorded seismic data. Each seismic trace in the offset vector tile includes reflections from subsurface reflectors and reflection points at depths below the surface of the subsurface.
Cgg Services Sa


Multipass spectroscopic absorption cell

A multipass spectroscopic absorption cell comprises at least a first reflector (40) and a second reflector (42) that are configured to reflect a beam of light multiple times through a sample volume (v). At least one of the first and second reflectors (40,42) defines a principal optical axis (a) that extends through the sample volume (v).
Duvas Technologies Limited


Detecting device and method combining images with spectrums in ultra-wide waveband

The invention discloses a detecting device combining images with spectra in an ultra-wide waveband, comprising a scanning rotating mirror, a cassegrain mirror assembly, three spectroscopes, a reflector, four broadband lens assemblies, a visible and near-infrared lens assembly, a long wave lens assembly, a ccd imaging unit, an fpa imaging unit, a fourier spectrum measuring unit and a grating spectrum measuring unit. The invention is able to recognize a target accurately by spectrum measurement under the guidance of a preliminary recognition process by imaging in visible, near-infrared and long wave infrared wavebands and can solve the problems of incomplete waveband imaging, restricted optical layout, large device size, and poor ability to detect moving objects and dynamic behaviors in prior art.
Huazhong University Of Science And Technology


Systems and methods of generating energy from solar radiation

A solar reflector assembly is provided for generating energy from solar radiation. The solar reflector assembly is configured to be deployed on a supporting body of liquid and to reflect solar radiation to a solar collector.
Combined Power Llc, Dba Hyperlight Energy


Light emitting apparatus

Disclosed herein is a light emitting apparatus including a substrate, at least one light source, a wavelength converter disposed on the substrate to convert a wavelength of light emitted from the at least one light source, and a reflector which comprises an opening formed at a point nearest to the wavelength converter to allow the light emitted from the at least one light source to progress toward the wavelength converter, the reflector being disposed on the substrate to reflect light from the wavelength converter.. .
Lg Innotek Co., Ltd.


Console assembly with integrated light reflector cups

A console assembly for an appliance has a console shell having a front surface with integrated light reflector cups, and a printed circuit board (pcb) mounted to the console shell and having light emitting diodes (leds) emitting light into at least some of the integrated light reflector cups.. .
Whirlpool Corporation


Locomotive led/optics headlight assembly

A light including a light source that generates light centered along an illumination axis; an aconical reflector having a reflector surface that is symmetrical about an illumination axis and is open at first and second ends, the aconical reflector mounted with the light source located within the opening at the first end; an aspherical optic mounted at the second end of the aconical reflector; and wherein, a first portion of the light from the light source directly enters the optic and is collimated by the optic to generate a high intensity light spot along the illumination axis and a second portion of the light from the light source reflects off the aconical reflector and enters the optic and emanates from the optic at angles with respect to the illumination axis to generate a low luminance halo about the illumination axis and separated from the high intensity light spot.. .
J.w. Speaker Corporation


Dual beam headlamp

A headlamp assembly for projecting light in a forward direction along an optical axis is provided. The headlamp assembly may include a housing, a low beam light emitting device, a high beam light emitting device, a low beam lens, a high beam lens, and a reflector.
Magna International Inc.


Light-emitting device with air ring

In one embodiment, a light-emitting device having a reflector cup, a light source die, a wavelength-converting layer, an optical structure, and an encapsulant is disclosed. The wavelength-converting layer may be configured to convert a narrow band light emitted from the light source die into a broad band light before the light is directed towards a first direction.
Avago Technologies General Ip (singapore) Pte. Ltd.


Release film, manufacturing molded article, semiconductor component, and reflector component

In the release film of the present invention, each of thermal shrinkage ratios in an md direction and a td direction at 120° c. Is not less than 5%..
Asahi Kasei Chemicals Corporation


Apparatus and methods for radio frequency signal boosters

Radio frequency (rf) signal boosters are provided. A radio frequency signal booster can include a housing integrated with a base station antenna.
Cellphone-mate, Inc.


Manufacturing vertical cavity surface emitting laser

A manufacturing method for a vertical cavity surface emitting laser includes steps of forming, on a substrate, a multilayer body including first and second distributed bragg reflector layers, an active layer, and a to-be-oxidized layer becoming a current constriction structure, processing the multilayer body such that a lateral surface of at least the to-be-oxidized layer is exposed, and forming a current constriction structure by oxidizing the to-be-oxidized layer from the lateral surface thereof after the multilayer body has been processed. The step of forming the current constriction structure includes steps of holding the substrate to be positioned along a uniformly-heated plate that is placed on a heat conduction member, and to be spaced from the uniformly-heated plate, and heating the substrate by radiant heat from the uniformly-heated plate by heating the heat conduction member..
Murata Manufacturing Co., Ltd.


Deployable reflectarray antenna structure

The invention is directed to deployable reflectarray antenna structure. In one embodiment, the deployable reflectarray antenna structure includes a pair of flexible electrical elements, a feed antenna, and a deployment mechanism that employs a plurality of tapes to respectively transition the pair of flexible electrical elements from an undeployed state in which the elements are folded towards a deployed state in which the deployment mechanism and electrical elements cooperate to form a reflectarray and a subreflector of a reflectarray antenna structure.
Mma Design, Llc


Light emitting diode chip having distributed bragg reflector and fabricating the same

A light-emitting diode package, including a package body and leads, the package body including a mounting surface, a light-emitting structure disposed on the mounting surface, the light-emitting structure including an active layer disposed between a first conductive-type semiconductor layer and a second conductive-type semiconductor layer, a phosphor layer disposed on the light-emitting structure, and a distributed bragg reflector disposed between the light-emitting structure and the mounting surface. The distributed bragg reflector includes a first distributed bragg reflector and a second distributed bragg reflector, and an optical thickness of material layers within the first distributed bragg reflector is greater than an optical thickness of material layers within the second distributed bragg reflector..
Seoul Viosys Co., Ltd.


Registration of medical equipment

An rfid registration apparatus for registering units comprising rfid tags. The registration apparatus comprises: a detector space defined by a top, a bottom and four vertical sides including a first vertical side and a second vertical side, wherein the second vertical side is opposite the first vertical side; a receiver adapted to receive a number of units and be placed inside the detector space; a first antenna configured for reading rfid tags by emitting and receiving electromagnetic radiation within a first frequency range; and at least four plane reflector surfaces.
Caretag Surgical Aps


Polarized projection device and polarized projection system using the same

A polarized projection device includes a light source, a light modulator, and a lens module. The light source is configured for providing a light beam.
Delta Electronics, Inc.


Liquid crystal display

A liquid crystal display (lcd) includes: a liquid crystal panel; a backlight unit for supplying light to the liquid crystal panel; and a wavelength-converting reflector disposed between the liquid crystal panel and the backlight unit. Light reflected from the wavelength-converting reflector has a shorter wavelength as a reflection angle increases..
Samsung Display Co., Ltd.


Temperature measurement apparatus and method

A temperature measurement apparatus includes a light source; a first splitter that splits a light beam into a measurement beam and a reference beam; a reference beam reflector that reflects the reference beam; an optical path length adjustor; a second splitter that splits the reflected reference beam into a first reflected reference beam and a second reflected reference beam; a first photodetector that measures an interference between the first reflected reference beam and a reflected measurement beam obtained by the measurement beam reflected from a target object; a second photodetector that measures an intensity of the second reflected reference beam; and a temperature calculation unit. The temperature calculation unit calculates a location of the interference by subtracting an output signal of the second photodetector from an output signal of the first photodetector, and calculates a temperature of the target object from the calculated location of the interference..
Tokyo Electron Limited


Ultrasonic flow meter

An ultrasonic flow meter is disclosed, the ultrasonic flow meter including a flow tube with a flow channel for a fluid to be measured, and two ultrasound reflectors fixated inside the flow tube, a first ultrasound transducer, a second ultrasound transducer, and an electronic control arrangement for operating the ultrasonic flow meter. The ultrasound transducers and reflectors have relative positions and orientations forming an ultrasound path from the first ultrasound transducer to the at least two ultrasound reflectors, to the second ultrasound transducer, and vice versa.
Apator Miitors Aps


Reflectors and reflector orientation feature to prevent non-qualified trim

The luminaire includes a light emitting diode (led) module that includes a heat sink with an outer wall defining a top cavity and a bottom cavity and a mounting flange generally positioned along the bottom of the outer wall. A led light source is positioned within the bottom cavity and in thermal communication with the heat sink.
Cooper Technologies Company


Molded reflectors for light-emitting diode assemblies

Polymer compositions are described containing a poly(1,4-cyclohexanedimethanol terephthalate) polymer in combination with a white pigment and optionally one or more reinforcing fillers. In accordance with the present disclosure, the composition also contains one or more reactive viscosity stabilizers.
Ticona Llc


Light emitting diode vehicle headlight

An led vehicle headlight includes a lens, a reflector, a first light source, and a second light source. The lens has a focal plane.
Lextar Electronics Corporation

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