|| List of recent Reflector-related patents
|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.
|Reflective ultrasound technology for dermatological treatments|
Embodiments of a dermatological cosmetic treatment and imaging system and method can include use of transducer and a reflective surface to simultaneously produce multiple cosmetic treatment zones in tissue. The system can include a hand wand, a removable transducer module, a control module, a graphical user interface and/or a parabolic reflector.
|Laser tracking of surgical instruments and implants|
A projection system includes a tracking system comprising a first source of light and a first light sensor; a second source of light and a second light sensor, a reflector, and a processing system. The first light sensor may record a first direction the first source is pointed when it receives a reflection of the first light source from the reflector.
|Multizone control of lamps in a conical lamphead using pyrometers|
A substrate processing apparatus is provided. The substrate processing apparatus includes a vacuum chamber having a dome and a floor.
|Barrier layers for silver reflective coatings and hpc workflows for rapid screening of materials for such barrier layers|
Provided is high productivity combinatorial (hpc) testing methodology of semiconductor substrates, each including multiple site isolated regions. The site isolated regions are used for testing different compositions and/or structures of barrier layers disposed over silver reflectors.
A pavement marker includes a plastic base having an exposed upper surface, a reflector supported by the plastic base, and a metal rub rail coupled to the plastic base. The rub rail has an exposed rub surface positioned above the exposed upper surface of the plastic base.
|Bearing arrangement inner race heater|
A device for heating a bearing race mounted on a shaft including a quartz halogen lamp for heating the bearing race and a reflector for reflecting heat from the quartz halogen lamp towards the bearing race.. .
|Heating device for the tempering of preforms|
A heating device for tempering preforms before processing in a stretch blow device. The heating device includes a heating alley with a plurality of infra red emitters, arranged parallel to the longitudinal axis of the tempered preforms.
|Heating lamp assembly|
Embodiments of heating lamps and heating lamp assemblies are disclosed herein. In some embodiments, a heating lamp may include a bulb; a reflector circumscribing the bulb proximate a first end of the bulb; a base coupled to the reflector on a side opposite the bulb; a handle coupled to the base on a side opposite the reflector, wherein the handle comprises a body having a first end coupled to the base and an opposing second end; a first conductor extending from the bulb and through the base and the handle in a direction opposite the bulb; and a second conductor extending from the bulb and through the base and the handle in a direction opposite the bulb..
|Rayleigh reflectors and applications thereof|
In one aspect, optical devices and components are described herein. In some embodiments, a device comprises a substrate and a grating layer disposed on the substrate, wherein the grating layer comprises a periodic grating structure and a sublayer beneath the grating structure and adjacent the substrate.
|Short gain cavity distributed bragg reflector laser|
A long wavelength, short cavity laser can include: an active region or gain cavity having a length from about 10 microns to about 150 microns; a gap region adjacent to the active region and having a gap length that is less than 30 microns or less than the length of the active region; and a distributed bragg reflector (“dbr”) region having a grating with a kappa of at least about 200 cm−1, wherein the gap region is between the active region and the dbr region, and wherein the laser lases at a long wavelength side of a bragg peak of the laser. The laser can have a second dbr region opposite of the first dbr region..
|Photonic devices and methods of using and making photonic devices|
Examples of the present invention include integrated erbium-doped waveguide lasers designed for silicon photonic systems. In some examples, these lasers include laser cavities defined by distributed bragg reflectors (dbrs) formed in silicon nitride-based waveguides.
|System and method for reflecting fec route information|
Systems, methods, architectures and/or apparatus for reflecting information between provider equipment (pe) nodes associated with a virtual private lan service (vpls) via a network element adapted to operate as a forwarding equivalence class (fec) reflector (fr) node. .
|Communication networks that provide a common transport domain for use by multiple service domains and methods and computer program products for using the same|
A method of operating a communication network comprises receiving loopback addresses from a plurality of edge networks at a provider router of a core backbone network, the edge networks and the core backbone network being logically distinct from each other, advertising the loopback addresses to a transport route reflector element, propagating the advertisement of the loopback addresses to other provider routers of the core backbone network using a protocol for communicating between autonomous systems, and using the transport route reflector element to advertise at least one of the loopback addresses to a service route reflector element in one of the plurality of edge networks.. .
An underwater location detection system comprising a number of acoustic reflectors at the location, wherein the acoustic reflectors emit acoustic signals in response to receiving an incoming acoustic signal. The frequency of the acoustic signal emitted by each of the acoustic reflectors is different from one another..
|Edgelit multi-panel lighting system|
A lighting system can include a lightguide having an edge and two major surfaces. The lightguide can be mounted in a frame so that one of the major surfaces faces towards an area to be illuminated, while the other major surface faces away from the area.
|Optics for illumination devices|
Optics are provided for use in illumination devices the optics having a light guide, a redirecting layer including a plurality of lenses, and a plurality of reflector elements. Light from a light source enters the light guide and is guided therein until it escapes into a reflector element, which reflects at least some of the light received by the reflector element toward a corresponding lens for emission from the illumination device..
|Edgelit led blade fixture|
A lighting fixture that includes a frame, a heat sink assembly, an led assembly, and a reflector. The frame includes a first end plate and a second end plate, each end plate including a slot formed therein.
|Backlight having dual collimating reflectors|
A backlight to emit light from a surface thereof includes a light guide to guide light, first and second collimating reflectors and a light source to produce light. The first collimating reflector is at a first edge of the light guide to collimate the light from the light source in a vertical direction and to direct the collimated light into the light guide.
|Modular headlamp assembly for producing a light distribution pattern|
A modular headlamp assembly includes low beam headlamp module for providing illumination in a predetermined light distribution pattern. The low beam headlamp module includes a low beam heat sink and mounting assembly having a low beam heat sink portion with first and second sides.
|Vehicle lighting unit|
A vehicle lighting unit can be provided to maintain a basic design without design limitation and to show the color change of the reflector in a gradation manner, when the lighting unit is turned off, with a simple configuration. The vehicle lighting unit such as a positioning lamp can include a housing, an outer lens covering the opening section thereof, the outer lens defining a lighting chamber together with the housing; a light source (bulb); and a reflector having a dummy section where light from the light source does not reach, the light source and the reflector being housed in the lighting chamber.
|Headlamp having a light guide assembly|
An automotive headlamp (10) having a solid-state light source (14) and a reflector (16) having a light collecting region (18) adapted to receive a first portion of light emitted by the solid-state light source (14) and reflect the first portion of light in a first illumination pattern. The automotive headlamp (10) further includes a light guide assembly (22) adapted to receive a second portion of light emitted by the solid-state light source (14) and redirect the second portion of light in a second illumination pattern..
|Self-locating light source module|
A self-locating light source module for an automotive lamp assembly having a reflector and housing to which the module is mounted. The light source module includes a socket and a light source holder captively retained in an aperture of the socket.
|Led assembly having a reflector that provides improved light control|
An led assembly that includes optics and optical arrangements for light emitting diodes (leds). In some embodiments, a reflector is provided within a void between the lens and the led.
|Led assembly having a refractor that provides improved light control|
An led assembly that includes optics and optical arrangements for light emitting diodes (leds). In some embodiments, a reflector is provided within a void between the lens and the led.
|Led lamp and hybrid reflector|
A lamp comprises an enclosure having a reflective surface and an exit surface through which light is emitted from the enclosure and a base. A plurality of leds are located in the enclosure and are operable to emit light when energized through an electrical path from the base.
|Vehicle lamps with uniform apparent brightness|
A parabolic-type reflector has a uniform apparent brightness over the reflector surface. A model of the reflector is divided into a plurality of elements arrayed radially around the reflector focus.
A lighting apparatus is provided with a housing having an upper assembly, a lower assembly, and a middle assembly. A lighting module is positioned within the housing in which the lighting module includes at least one light emitting diode (led).
A light engine that allows for customization and easy adjustability of various properties of the distributed light. The light engine includes an optic holder having threads that engage with threads of a mounting ring to allow a lower reflector and/or a diffuser lens to be replaced without removing the entire light engine from the installation.
|Optical system for a directional lamp|
A directional lamp assembly includes a light source, a reflector having a first portion and a second portion and operative to direct light emitted from the light source to a target area, a heat sink circumscribing the reflector and operative to dissipate heat produced by the light source and a light diffusing lens disposed over the light source and operative to transmit light to the target area. The second portion of the reflector is disposed radially outboard of the first portion and is integrally formed in combination with the heat sink..
|Downwardly directing spatial lighting system|
A luminaire that includes a plurality of light emitting diodes (leds), a light diffuser having a planar surface facing the leds, and a reflector that surrounds a cavity formed between the light diffuser and the leds. Also disclosed is a light distribution system having a first plurality of lenses configured to convert incident light into a light distribution pattern and a second plurality of lenses configured to convert incident light into a different light distribution pattern.
|Method and apparatus for lighting involving reflectors|
A variety of lighting apparatuses are described that utilize reflection as a basis for lighting a desired area.. .
|Alarm with reflector ring|
An indicator assembly for a visual life safety alarm is provided including a hollow, generally frustoconical reflector ring having an angled wall. The reflector ring is mounted to a housing of the visual life safety alarm at a first end.
|Led architectural luminaire having improved optical and environmental performance|
An led architectural luminaire comprising a gull wing reflector, an led mounting plate and a central lens. The mounting plate is disposed in said reflector and includes a central flat mounting surface flanked by a pair of angled mounting surfaces, each of the mounting surfaces includes a strip of leds.
|Lighting fixture with reflector and template pcb|
The present invention relates to different embodiments of lighting fixtures, such as high bay lighting fixtures, comprising one or more improved features. Some of these features include the direct mounting of emitters on a heat sink and/or the use of a template-like board for providing an electrical connection between emitters.
|Standardized troffer fixture|
A direct troffer-style fixture for solid state light sources and pan structures for use in these fixtures. The fixture comprises a door frame assembly that is attached to the pan.
|Light-emitting diode panels and displays with light baffles and methods and uses thereof|
An led video display includes an array of led elements mounted on an led panel. A light baffle has openings to accept the led elements, and reflectors are formed about each led opening.
|Linear solid state lighting fixture with asymmetric distribution|
A linear solid state lighting fixture with asymmetric distribution. The fixture comprises an elongated back reflector along the longitudinal direction of the fixture.
|Indirect lighting luminaire|
A luminaire comprising a reflector having first and second outer edges and defining a downwardly open recess, the reflector defining a downwardly depending peak dividing the downwardly open recess into two troughs; a light source located at each of the first and second outer edges and configured to emit light into the downwardly open recess.. .
|Self cooling, magnetically connected 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.
|Door frame troffer|
An indirect troffer. Embodiments of the present invention provide a troffer-style fixture that is particularly well-suited for use with solid state light sources, such as leds.
|Backlight unit and display using the same|
Disclosed are a backlight unit and a display using the same. The backlight unit includes a first reflector, a second reflector, and at least one light source disposed between the first reflector and the second reflector, and the end of the second reflector is separated from the at least one light source by a first distance in the upward direction of the at least one light source..
|Remote lumiphor solid state lighting devices with enhanced light extraction|
Solid state light emitting devices include lumiphor elements that are spatially segregated from electrically activated solid state emitters with an intermediately arranged optical element (including but not limited to a dichroic filter). Curved or faceted optical elements, and curved or faceted reflectors, may be employed.
|Adaptively correctable light weight mirror|
A light weight minor comprising a reflecting element adapted to receive shape adjustments or corrections from an actuated frame. Shape adjustments may be as simple as a uniform curvature, although saddle or higher order shapes are also possible.
|Apodized broadband partial reflectors having differing optical packets|
A broadband partial reflector includes a first multilayer polymeric optical film having a total number of optical repeating units from a first side to a second side of the first multilayer polymeric optical film and a second multilayer polymeric optical film having a total number of optical repeating units from a first side to a second side of the second multilayer polymeric optical film and an intermediate layer on the second side of the multilayer polymeric optical film separates the first multilayer polymeric optical film from the second multilayer polymeric optical film. The first multilayer polymeric optical film has a first baseline optical repeating unit thickness profile and a first apodized optical repeating unit thickness profile monotonically deviating from the first baseline optical repeating unit thickness profile and defining the second side of the first multilayer polymeric optical film.
|Reflector array optical device and method for manufacturing the same|
A reflector array optical device has a plurality of dihedral corner reflector array optical elements which are disposed side by side on the same plane. Each of the dihedral corner reflector array optical elements has a substrate and a plurality of dihedral corner reflectors which each have at least two orthogonal side faces perpendicular to the principal surface of the substrate and orthogonal to each other, and which are formed on the substrate so that the orientations of the interior angles of the orthogonal side faces are aligned with each other..
|Imaging with shaped highlight beam|
A source light beam is split into an illumination beam and a highlight beam. The highlight beam can be controllably shaped into a shaped highlight beam based on a brightness analysis of an image to output.
|Hybrid optical source with semiconductor reflector|
A hybrid optical source that provides an optical signal having a wavelength is described. This hybrid optical source includes an edge-coupled optical amplifier (such as a iii-v semiconductor optical amplifier) aligned to a semiconductor reflector (such as an etched silicon mirror).
|Light irradiation system, image scanning apparatus, and image forming apparatus|
A light irradiation system for irradiating light to an irradiation area extending in a main scanning direction of a document face when placed on an image scanning apparatus includes a light source; a light guiding member to guide light emitted from the light source; and a reflector to reflect a part of light exiting from the light guiding member to the document face. The irradiation area is irradiated by the reflection light reflected by the reflector and a direct light exiting from the light guiding member without reflection at the reflector.
|Stage device and driving method thereof|
A stage device includes a stage configured to move in an x-axis direction and a y-axis direction, an x-axis interference reflector spaced apart from the stage in the x-axis direction, a first x-axis interferometer disposed on the stage that is configured to measure an x-axis location of the stage using the x-axis interference reflector, and an optical movable element spaced apart from the stage in the y-axis direction that is configured to shift in the x-axis direction a path of a light beam propagating in the y-axis direction according to movement of the stage in the x-axis direction.. .
|Light source unit, lighting apparatus and image projection apparatus|
A light source unit includes a first reflector having a reflection face; a second reflector having a reflection face; a plurality of light sources; and a light condensing optical system disposed between the first reflector and the second reflector. Light beams emitted from the plurality of light sources are reflected at a first reflection position on the reflection face of the first reflector, and then reflected at a second reflection position on the reflection face of the second reflector.
|Light source unit, lighting apparatus and image projection apparatus|
A light source unit includes a first reflector having a reflection face; a second reflector having a reflection face; a plurality of light sources; and a light condensing optical system to condense light emitted from the plurality of light sources. Light beams emitted from the plurality of light sources are reflected at a first reflection position on the reflection face of the first reflector, and then reflected at a second reflection position on the reflection face of the second reflector.
|Lighting device and projector|
A lighting device includes a light source that emits a first light flux of a first wavelength band, a fluorescence light emitting element including a phosphor layer which produces, when excited by light of the first wavelength band, light of a second wavelength band, a polarization separation element that has a polarization separation function for light of the first wavelength band and transmits or reflects light of the second wavelength band, a retardation film disposed in an optical path between the polarization separation element and the phosphor layer, a first reflector disposed in an optical path between the retardation film and the phosphor layer, and a second reflector that reflects the light produced by the phosphor layer. The first reflector reflects part of the first light flux toward the polarization separation element, and transmits the other part of the first light flux toward the phosphor layer..