|| List of recent Reflector-related patents
|Electronic heating of people and animals|
A heater for human comfort and homeostasis is made by using a thermal laser. The heat from the thermal laser is pointed precisely with optics such as lenses and reflectors.
|Optical modulator using waveguides|
In accordance with an optical modulator using waveguides of the present invention, the reflection phenomenon of light is used, so that the optical modulator is neither sensitive to the wavelength, mode, polarization, intensity, beam size, etc. Of light, nor sensitive to the temperature, the waveguide size, the uniformity of a refractive index, carrier doping concentration, changes in control voltage/current, etc., thus obtaining stable optical modulation characteristics.
|Flared laser oscillator waveguide|
A broad area semiconductor diode laser device includes a multimode high reflector facet, a partial reflector facet spaced from said multimode high reflector facet, and a flared current injection region extending and widening between the multimode high reflector facet and the partial reflector facet, wherein the ratio of a partial reflector facet width to a high reflector facet width is n:1, where n>1. The broad area semiconductor laser device is a flared laser oscillator waveguide delivering improved beam brightness and beam parameter product over conventional straight waveguide configurations..
|Monolithically integrated tunable semiconductor laser|
A monolithically integrated, tunable semiconductor laser with an optical waveguide, comprising epitaxial layers on a substrate and having first and second reflectors bounding an optical gain section and a non-driven region, wherein at least one of the reflectors is a distributed bragg reflector section configured to have a tunable reflection spectrum, wherein control electrodes are provided to at least the optical gain section, and the distributed bragg reflector section, and wherein the non-driven region has a length of at least 100 μm, is without an electrical contact directly contacting onto the epitaxially grown side of the non-driven region, and the non-driven region is without a reflective bragg grating within the epitaxial layers of the non-driven region.. .
A backlight module includes a reflector, a light guide plate and a film. The reflector includes a supporting plate and two extending portions, and the extending portions are located on two opposite sides of the supporting plate, respectively.
|Tunable multi-mode laser|
A widely tunable multi-mode semiconductor laser containing only two electrically active sections, being an optical gain section and a tunable distributed bragg reflector section adapted to reflect at a plurality of wavelengths, wherein the gain section is bounded by the tunable distributed bragg reflector section and a broadband facet reflector, and wherein the tunable distributed bragg reflector section comprises a plurality of discrete segments capable of being selectively tuned, wherein the reflection spectra of one or more segments of the tunable distributed bragg reflector section can be tuned lower in wavelength to reflect with the reflection spectrum of a further segment of the tunable distributed bragg reflector section to provide a wavelength range of enhanced reflectivity. An optical transmitter comprising a light source that is such a widely tunable multi-mode semiconductor laser..
|Wireless signal enhancer|
A signal enhancer has a framework, a concave reflector having an axis of reflection, joined to the framework in a manner that direction of the axis of the reflector may be varied, and a support a cellular telephone joined to the axis in a manner that a cellular telephone may be placed and held in the support at different distances from the reflector along the axis of the reflector.. .
|Reflector for light-emitting devices|
Polymer compositions are described that are well suited for producing reflectors for light-emitting devices, such as light-emitting diodes. In one embodiment, the polymer composition contains a polymer resin and a stabilizer comprising a phosphonate compound and/or a phosphate compound and optionally a white pigment.
|Glass molding system and related apparatus and method|
A glass molding system and a method of making glass articles using the glass molding system are disclosed. The glass molding system includes an indexing table, a plurality of enclosures arranged along the indexing table, and a plurality of stations defined on the indexing table such that each of the stations is selectively indexable with any one of the enclosures.
|Electroluminescent attachable basketball rim|
I have invented a new design for an electroluminescent attachable basketball rim, as set forth in the following specifications. The claimed electroluminescent attachable basketball rim is used to train basketball players.
|Peristaltic pump and pumphead therefor|
A peristaltic pump is provided comprising a drive unit, a pumphead comprising a pressing element. The pumphead is connectable to the drive unit such that, when connected, the pressing element is driveable by the drive unit to exert a peristaltic action on a tube arranged within the pumphead.
A vehicular headlamp has a projection lens having an optical axis extending in a front-back direction, a light source disposed behind a rear side focal point of the projection lens, a reflector that reflects direct light from the light source toward the projection lens, a shade disposed between the projection lens and the light source, and that partially blocks light reflected from the reflector and to form a cut-off line of a light distribution pattern, a first reflective surface disposed in front of the reflector, that partially reflects direct light from the light source downward to the a front of the shade, and a second reflective surface disposed in front of the shade and lower than the rear side focal point of the projection lens, that reflects the light reflected from the first reflective surface toward the projection lens.. .
Disclosed is a projector-type vehicle lamp. The vehicle lamp includes a mirror member which has an upward reflecting surface that upwardly reflects a part of the light reflected from a reflector.
|Headlight device for motorcycle|
A headlight device for a motorcycle that enables substrates with led light sources mounted thereon to be disposed efficiently while securing such required functions as the external appearance quality of a shape like eyes that are turned up at the corners, light distribution characteristics, etc. In the headlight device for the motorcycle, a plurality of reflectors provided correspondingly to a plurality of substrates having headlight light sources mounted thereon are disposed in such shapes so as to be turned up, like eyes that are turned up at the corners, in a direction away from a center line in an external view.
|Headlight device for motorcycle|
A headlight device for a motorcycle that can enhance cooling efficiency inexpensively, without using any special device. In the headlight device for the motorcycle, reflectors are provided with inlet parts through which cooling air is taken into an inside space.
The present invention provides a light reflector having a superior blue light-cutting property and superior light reflecting ability. Since the light reflector of the present invention is characterized by containing a thermoplastic resin and light reflective particulates, and by the total amount of the metal elements calcium, potassium, and magnesium being 150 to 1,000 μg/g, such has a superior blue light-cutting property; while controlling the reflection of light by absorbing light of the wavelength region of blue light, which is likely to have an adverse effect on human eyes, can effectively reflect visible light of other wavelength regions; and can reflect light so that light easy on the eyes is the reflected light..
|Novel led wall lamp|
A novel led wall lamp comprising a lamp frame and a base plate for installing electric parts is provided; said lamp frame is fixed on the base plate; a mounting plate is provided in said lamp frame; an led light source is fixed on the front face of the mounting plate, while the back is provided with heat sinks exposed out of the lamp frame; the four sides of the mounting plate are provided with reflectors. The utility model preserves the contour and mounting means of the traditional wall lamp and dissipates heat generated by the led light source out of the lamp frame through the heat sinks at intervals..
|Corner wall lamp holding device|
A small portable lamp holding device for corner mounting in wall corners and provides an inner space for the lamp socket, switch, and cord and concealed wiring. The arms of the fixture reflector bracket in the lamp fitting device has holes in the corner angle and holes in the top and bottom left and right hand corners to engage appropriate mechanical fasteners such that the device does not pull away from the wall due to repeated use..
|Led light bulb replacement with adjustable light distribution|
An led lightbulb retrofit is described that can be adjusted to (a) to accommodate both top-socket and bottom-socket applications, (b) generate a variety of iesna illumination distributions, (c) generate different levels of total lumens, (d) mount to different sockets such as medium and mogul bases, (e) and work in both refractors and globe fixtures. Led printed circuit boards are mounted on multiple exterior surfaces of a single heat sink with internal fins that can be cut to different lengths to accommodate different numbers of pcbs with a parallel connector mounted (a) symmetrically for symmetrical lighting distributions or (b) asymmetrically for asymmetrical lighting distributions.
|Rigid deformable reflectors and methods of manufacturing thereof|
A rigid deformable reflector for heating a target, the rigid deformable reflector having a reflective surface capable of being rigidly deformed, a backing surface capable of supporting the reflective surface, and a concave shape. A method of deforming a rigid deformable reflector utilizing a deforming mechanism, wherein the rigid deformable reflector has a reflective surface and the deforming mechanism has a base and an actuator, the method having the steps of: placing a rigid deformable reflector onto the deforming mechanism, and activating the actuator thereby causing a first force to be applied to the rigid deformable reflector and deforming the shape of the rigid deformable reflector beyond its elastic limit..
|Three-sided reflector for use on sign post|
A three-sided reflected is formed to include a front and two adjacent sides that are sized to encompass a sign post. This three-sided reflector is then attached to the sign post so that the front faces in the same direction as a front of the sign post.
|Light source unit and projector|
A light source unit including: a light source; a reflector configured to reflect light emitted from the light source; a light source housing configured to accommodate the light source and the reflector, and including an inflow port through which cooling air enters, and a first flow channel and a second flow channel guiding the cooling air entering from the inflow port to an upper portion and a lower portion of the light source respectively; and a rectifying unit configured to rotate and allow the cooling air entering from the inflow port to flow in the first flow channel, wherein the rectifying unit is provided with an opening configured to allow part of the cooling air entering from the inflow port to flow in the second flow channel.. .
An interactive projector includes: a base placed on a projection surface; a leg configured to raise with tilting from the base towards the projection surface; a projecting unit, mounted on the leg on the side of a projection surface, configured to project first image; a reflector, provided at a free-end portion of the leg, configured to reflect the image projected from the projecting unit towards the projection surface; and an image pickup unit, mounted on the reflector, configured to photograph the projection surface and output second image to an electronic device that outputs, to the projecting unit, the first image that is generated based on the second image.. .
|Reflector antenna including dual band splashplate support|
A reflector antenna includes a dual-band waveguide feed and a splashplate support arranged to define a space between the waveguide feed aperture and the splashplate. The dual-band waveguide feed is configured to receive an input signal in a first transmission mode, to convert a transmission mode of an upper frequency band from a first transmission mode to a mixed transmission mode including the first transmission mode and a second transmission mode.
|Biometric imaging using an optical adaptive interface|
Embodiments of the invention provide for a biometric system with an optically adaptive interface. In some embodiments, an optically adaptive interface changes optical characteristics in response to the placement of a finger on the optically adaptive interface.
|Light emitting diodes|
A led includes a red light emitting unit, a green light emitting unit, a blue light emitting unit, and an optical grating located on a same plane. The red light emitting unit, the green light emitting unit and the blue light emitting unit are located around the optical grating.
|Semiconductor light emitting device|
The present disclosure relates to a semiconductor light emitting device, comprising: a plurality of semiconductor layers that grows sequentially on a growth substrate, with the plurality of semiconductor layers including a first semiconductor layer having a first conductivity, a second semiconductor layer having a second conductivity different from the first conductivity, and an active layer interposed between the first semiconductor layer and the second semiconductor layer, generating a light with a first wavelength via electron-hole recombination; a first electrode, supplying either electrons or holes to the plurality of semiconductor layers; a second electrode, supplying, to the plurality of semiconductor layers, electrons if the holes are supplied by the first electrode, or holes if the electrons are supplied by the first electrode; a phosphor part provided over the first semiconductor layer on the side of the growth substrate, converting the light with the first wavelength generated in the active layer into a light of a second wavelength; and a non-conductive reflective film formed on the second semiconductor layer for reflecting the light from the active layer towards the first semiconductor layer on the side of the growth substrate, with the non-conductive reflective film having a distributed bragg reflector designed based on the light converted by the phosphor part.. .
|Variable geometry optical gas detector|
An optical gas detector (20) in metal or other suitable material, comprising a cup-shaped body (1), with upper mouth (9) closed by a lid (2) the bottom of which (8) is flat and provided with a plurality of through holes (15) variously arranged, which place said detector (20) in communication with the outside environment, and inside which an ir source (10) and an ir analyser (11) are placed, borne by an overlying circuit board (12). The inner lateral surface of the body (1) forming a first reflector wall (6) having a regular or irregular annular extension and defining, in conjunction with a second convex or concave reflector wall (7, 7′) of a shaped appendage (5) and with one or more reflectors (3, 3′, 21, 22, 23,24,25) pre-inserted and positioned in the body (1), a multiplicity of geometrically alternative optical paths (4, 4′, 4″, 4′″) of the electromagnetic radiation emitted by the ir source (10) and detected by the ir analyser (11)..
|Oven broil burner|
Provided is a broil burner including a generally-tubular gas conduit configured to extend between a rearward region of an oven cavity and a forward region of the oven cavity. The gas conduit includes an inlet that cooperates with a gas source to convey a combustible gas from the gas source to the gas conduit, and a plurality of apertures through which the combustible gas exits the gas conduit to be combusted.
|Fiber optic directional acoustic sensor|
A fiber optic acoustic sensor and a method of using same. The sensor includes a light emitting diode and a fiber optic probe having a transmitting multimode optical fiber and at least one receiving multimode optical fiber.
|Hyperthermia treatment and probe therefore|
A method of using a probe that emits energy to coagulate lesions is disclosed. The probe is constructed and arranged to emit light from its distal end, either at an angle to its longitudinal axis, or along its longitudinal axis.
|Dielectric waveguide with director elements|
A system includes an electronic device coupled to a mating end of a dielectric wave guide (dwg). The electronic device has a multilayer substrate that has an interface surface configured for interfacing to the mating end of the dwg.
|Integrated circuit with dipole antenna interface for dielectric waveguide|
An electronic device has a multilayer substrate that has an interface surface configured for interfacing to a dielectric waveguide. A conductive layer on the substrate is etched to form a dipole antenna disposed adjacent the interface surface to provide coupling to the dielectric waveguide.
|Pivot holder structure for vehicle lighting unit|
A vehicle lighting unit can have an aiming mechanism with a pivot holder structure such that a pivot attached to a reflector that holds a bulb is supported by a pivot holder integrally formed with a housing while the pivot is rotatable and an adjustment bolt is provided, so that the rotation of the adjustment bolt can achieve adjustment of an optical axis by inclining the reflector. The pivot holder can include a reception seat extending in a direction perpendicular to a direction in which the pivot is inserted and having an arc-like curved surface for receiving a ball of the pivot, and a pair of claws extending in the direction perpendicular to the direction in which the pivot is inserted so as to be parallel with each other and configured to support the ball, the pair of claws being coupled to each other by an arc-shaped bridge..
|Temperature measuring apparatus and temperature measuring method|
A temperature measuring apparatus includes a light source, a first splitter, a second splitter, a reference beam reflector, an optical path length adjuster, a reference beam transmitting member, a first to an nth measuring beam transmitting member and a photodetector. The temperature measuring apparatus further includes an attenuator that attenuates the reference beam reflected from the reference beam reflector to thereby make an intensity thereof closer to an intensity of the measurement beam reflected from the temperature measurement object..
|High isolation signal routing assembly for full duplex communication|
A signal routing assembly accepts a first transmission signal at an input and outputs a substantial portion of the signal at a common port of the signal routing assembly. A second transmission signal is received at the common port and is routed through the signal routing assembly delivered to output of the signal routing assembly.
|Headlamp assembly for a saddle-type vehicle|
A headlamp assembly for a saddle-type vehicle ensures a generous light-emitting area of an upper lamp, and can make a gap formed between upper and lower lamps hard to see. The headlamp assembly includes upper and lower lamps, each including a light source and a reflector, with the lower lamp arranged below the upper lamp.
|Headlamp assembly for a saddle-type vehicle|
A headlamp assembly for a saddle-type vehicle includes left and right light-emitting portions arranged on left and right sides, respectively, of a housing. Each of the light-emitting portions includes a light source and a concave reflector, disposed proximate the light source for reflecting light forwardly.
|Combination speaker and light source powered using light socket|
Techniques associated with a combination speaker and light source powered using a light socket are described, including an acoustically sealed housing, a light socket connector coupled to the housing and configured to provide power to elements within the speaker and light source system when the light socket connector is coupled with a light socket, a light source housed within the housing and configured to be powered using the light socket connector, an optical diffuser on a front end of the housing, a parabolic reflector housed within the housing, the parabolic reflector configured to reflect light from the light source toward the optical diffuser, and a speaker coupled to the housing and configured to output audio.. .
|Optical reflective film and optical reflector using the same|
Provided are an optical reflective film which is a system that permits the employment of a water-based coating method in view of environmental conservation and which, even in a case where the optical reflective film is produced by simultaneous multilayer coating with high production efficiency, exhibits excellent light reflecting properties at a desired wavelength and a low haze due to the suppression of an interlaminar mixing level and interfacial disorder; and an optical reflector using the same. An optical reflective film including at least one unit obtained by laminating a high refractive index layer and a low refractive index layer on a substrate, wherein the high refractive index layer and the low refractive index layer each contain one or more of polyvinyl alcohols, and when a polyvinyl alcohol having the highest content in the high refractive index layer is referred to as a “polyvinyl alcohol (a)” and a polyvinyl alcohol having the highest content in the low refractive index layer is referred to as a “polyvinyl alcohol (b)”, a degree of saponification of the polyvinyl alcohol (a) is different from a degree of saponification of the polyvinyl alcohol (b)..
|Electrowetting display device with light diffuser|
An electrowetting display device includes at least one picture element having a first support plate, a second support plate and a space between the first support plate and the second support plate. The first support plate includes a reflector for reflecting light and the second support plate includes a light diffuser..
|Variable reflectance mirror reflective element for exterior mirror assembly|
A variable reflectance mirror reflective element for a vehicular exterior rearview mirror assembly includes a front substrate and a rear substrate, with an electrochromic medium disposed therebetween. A mirror reflector is disposed at a third surface of the rear substrate and includes a stack of thin films and has a sheet resistance of less than about 5 ohms per square.
|Combination dark field and bright field illuminator|
Embodiments are disclosed of an apparatus including an apparatus comprising a curved reflector having an interior and an open end. The curved reflector includes a curved light-reflecting surface and a pair of reflective surfaces.
|Low-band reflector for dual band directional antenna|
A dual band directional antenna with low frequency band reflectors that form desired antenna patterns in a low frequency band while remaining transparent to a higher frequency band. As a result of such frequency transparency, pattern changes in the lower frequency bands do not affect patterns in the higher band frequencies..
|On-board radar apparatus|
An on-board radar apparatus includes an antenna unit configured by combining one of a lens and a reflector, and a plurality of antenna elements, a transmission and reception unit configured to emit a radio wave using, for at least one of transmission or reception, a partial antenna of a plurality of patterns configured by the antenna elements that are part of the plurality of antenna elements, and to receive a reflection wave obtained by reflection of the radio wave from an object, and a detection unit configured to detect the object based on the reflection wave received by the transmission and reception unit.. .
|Photovoltaic device including a back contact and method of manufacturing|
A photovoltaic device includes a substrate, a transparent conductive oxide, an n-type window layer, a p-type absorber layer and an electron reflector layer. The electron reflector layer may include zinc telluride doped with copper telluride, zinc telluride alloyed with copper telluride, or a bilayer of multiple layers containing zinc, copper, cadmium and tellurium in various compositions.
|Solar cell system|
A solar cell system includes a number of p-n junction cells, a number of inner electrodes, a first collecting electrode, a second collecting electrode and a reflector. The number of the p-n junction cells is m.
|Solar collector unit and a method of providing such a solar collector unit|
The solar collector unit is adapted for reflecting light onto a receiver, and comprises a reflector element, and a support structure supporting the reflector element. The reflector element is flexible and comprises a reflective surface and a substrate having a predefined length and width.
|Light therapy bandage system|
The radiant energy bandage system is disclosed including a plurality of therapeutic lamps and a controller for operating the lamps. Batteries power the lamps and are secured to a flexible fabric layer supporting the lamps and the controller.
|Ambient spectrum light conversion device|
Apparatus and methods to enhance light intensity within useful red to near-infrared spectral ranges, using direct or indirect sunlight, or from other ambient white light, are described. The disclosed devices provide high quantum yield photoluminescent ambient light spectrum conversion to increase the supplied energy primarily in the 590 nm-850 nm spectral range.