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 Display device, information processor, and image processing method patent thumbnailnew patent Display device, information processor, and image processing method
According to one embodiment, a display device to be mounted on a head of a user, includes a display, a reflector, and a processor. The display is configured to emit image light including information of an image.
Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba


 Quasi-optical coupler patent thumbnailnew patent Quasi-optical coupler
A quasi-optical coupling system launches and extracts surface wave communication transmissions from a wire. At millimeter-wave frequencies, where the wavelength is small compared to the macroscopic size of the equipment, the millimeter-wave transmissions can be transported from one place to another and diverted via lenses and reflectors, much like visible light.
At&t Intellectual Property I, Lp


 Compact butler matrix, planar two-dimensional beam-former and planar antenna comprising such a butler matrix patent thumbnailnew patent Compact butler matrix, planar two-dimensional beam-former and planar antenna comprising such a butler matrix
A compact butler matrix consists a planar multilayer structure comprising n parallel metal plate waveguides ppw, stacked one on top of the other, two adjacent waveguides ppw comprising a common wall consisting of one of the metal plates. The couplers, the phase-shifters and the crossover devices of the butler matrix consist of metasurfaces incorporated in the metal plates.
Centre National De La Recherche Scientifique


 Near-linear drive systems for positioning reflectors patent thumbnailnew patent Near-linear drive systems for positioning reflectors
System for positioning a reflector includes a base (112), yoke (104) and a reflector in the form of a lens mirror assembly (10). A motor (120) is mounted and remains substantially stationary with respect to rotation about a first axis while the yoke rotates about the first axis.
Harris Corporation


 Bifacial crystalline silicon solar panel with reflector patent thumbnailnew patent Bifacial crystalline silicon solar panel with reflector
Bifacial crystalline solar cells and associated solar panel systems are provided. The cells include a p-type crystalline silicon layer and a barrier layer.
Bakersun


 Optical concentrator/diffuser using graded index waveguide patent thumbnailnew patent Optical concentrator/diffuser using graded index waveguide
An optical concentration/diffusion apparatus and method is provided that uses a waveguide having a graded index of refraction in a first direction. Light propagating in a second direction different from the first direction follows a curved, path being reflected at multiple intervals by a planar interface of the waveguide.
UniversitÉ Laval


 Optical block with textured surface patent thumbnailnew patent Optical block with textured surface
An optical block includes a first surface that receives light entering the optical block, a second surface through which the light exits the optical block, and a reflector that reflects light from the first surface towards the second surface. The reflector includes a textured surface that scatters or absorbs some of the light received from the first surface to attenuate the light exiting the optical block through the second surface..
Samtec, Inc.


 Spherically mounted retroreflector that includes a replicated cube corner patent thumbnailnew patent Spherically mounted retroreflector that includes a replicated cube corner
A spherically mounted retroreflector (smr) includes a replicated optic, a substrate, and an adhesive. The replicated optic, which includes a cube-corner retroreflector, has a base area smaller than the retroreflector area.
Faro Technologies, Inc.


 System for locating an object using an antenna array with partially overlapping coils patent thumbnailnew patent System for locating an object using an antenna array with partially overlapping coils
A system is provided for wirelessly locating objects. The system has a transceiver unit with an antenna array of two partially overlapping coils, which is used in combination with a passive electromagnetic reflector to track or locate the objects.
Technische Universiteit Eindhoven


 Surface acoustic wave (saw) based strain sensor patent thumbnailnew patent Surface acoustic wave (saw) based strain sensor
A sensor system for determining deformation of an object subject to forces. The sensor system comprises an object upon which forces are exerted and a cavity within the object, a first substrate for supporting surface acoustic waves in an upper surface of the first substrate, the first substrate disposed in the cavity, a first surface acoustic wave transducer disposed on the upper surface and responsive to an interrogation signal for generating an incident surface acoustic wave in the upper surface, a first reflector array responsive to the incident surface acoustic wave for creating reflected surface acoustic waves on the upper surface, the reflected surface acoustic waves received by the transducer and having characteristics indicative of strain deformation of the object due to a force exerted on the object..
Mnemonics, Inc.


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Method for processing heated material


The invention relates to a method for processing heated material (1), wherein the material is guided along a conveying path and is covered and protected against heat loss in the region of the conveying path by at least one reflector element (2), wherein the reflector element (2) is cooled by means of a liquid. According to the invention, in order to guarantee efficient cooling of the reflector without costly measures, the liquid is glycol or comprises glycol or the liquid is alcohol or comprises alcohol or the liquid is thermal oil..
Sms Group Gmbh


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System for growing produce in greenhouses with assisted complementary solar energy


This invention relates to a system (1) for growing produce (3) in greenhouses. The system (1) includes at least one greenhouse (5) for housing the produce (3) to be grown, the at least one greenhouse (5) being positioned, shaped and sized for receiving direct sun rays (7d).
Gea Farm Technologies Canada Inc./division Gea Houle


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Lamp fixture


Various embodiments of a lamp fixture are disclosed. In some embodiments, one such device includes an led array that includes one or more leds; a mounting plate having an opening with a predefined shape; a reflector mounted to the mounting plate; a heat sink; an active cooling element mounted to the mounting plate; a power supply circuit board assembly for providing power to the device; a fixture connector plug; a rear enclosure; and an interface connector that electronically connects a power supply to the led array.
On Site Led


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Led based area lighting fixture


An led light fixture includes an integrally formed unitary housing having a first portion and second portion laterally adjacent to one another. The first and second portions at least partially define separate illuminating and wiring compartments.
Atlas Lighting Products, Inc.


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Photography light panel reflector clamp


The present invention provides a photography light panel reflector clamp for mounting a photography light panel reflector with a rod member. The photography light panel reflector clamp of the present invention includes a central member, a groove and a turning clamp set.

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Automotive lamp


An automotive lamp according to one embodiment includes: a first lamp unit that has a first projection lens; a second lamp unit that has a second projection lens and that lines up with the first lamp unit in a substantially horizontal direction and is arranged such that the second projection lens is located further to the back of the lamp than the first projection lens; and a reflex reflector that is provided in a region between the first projection lens and the second projection lens on a side surface of the first lamp unit on the side of the second lamp unit and that reflects light that enters from the outside of the lamp.. .
Koito Manufacturing Co., Ltd.


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A low-beam headlight element for a vehicle


A low-beam headlight element includes a lens (301) for modifying the distribution pattern of light penetrating the lens, and a reflector element (302) including a first end having a place for a light source (303) and a second end having an opening constituting a passage for the light penetrating the lens. The thickness of the lens is shaped to decrease more strongly towards a first edge (303) of the lens than towards an opposite second edge of lens so as to provide more refractivity on a first area of the lens abutting on the first edge than on a second area of the lens abutting on the second edge.
Ledil Oy


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System and hitch angle detection


A hitch angle detection system is provided herein. Ultrasonic transducers are disposed on a rear vehicle structure and are configured to transmit ultrasonic waves in a rearward vehicle direction.
Ford Global Technologies, Llc


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Methods and particle aggregation using acoustic standing waves


Devices for separating materials from a host fluid are disclosed. The devices include an acoustic chamber having an inlet and an outlet.
Flodesign Sonics, Inc.


Automated reflector tuning systems and methdos


Methods, apparatus, and systems for automated reflector tuning include combining high precision automated photogrammetric measurement with high precision servo actuator positioning control of a reflector surface using custom optimizing control software to produce a novel, fully automated satellite reflector alignment tuning system. Precise adjustment to the shape of the reflecting surface of an antenna reflector (reflector tuning) can be essential for a satellite reflector antenna to meet electrical performance requirements, usually requiring a shape accurate to within 0.004 inches rms.
The Boeing Company


Telescope, and manufacturing telescope


A telescope includes a first reflector having a first concave cylindrical surface with a first radius and a second reflector having a second concave cylindrical surface with a second radius different from the first radius, and a fixing member configured to fix the first reflector and the second reflector in such a way that the first concave cylindrical surface and the second concave cylindrical surface face each other and a central axis of the first concave cylindrical surface and a central axis of the second concave cylindrical surface are orthogonal to each other.. .

Reflector material, scintillator array, manufacturing scintillator array, and radiation detector


According to an embodiment, a scintillator array includes a plurality of scintillator crystals arranged two-dimensionally so as to be separated by a gap, and a reflector material formed in the gap between the scintillator crystals. The reflector material contains reflective particles selected from the group consisting of barium sulfate, aluminum oxide and polytetrafluoroethylene, and straight silicone as a binder..
Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba


Lidar apparatus


Provided is a lidar apparatus of emitting laser beam in a scanning scheme in each direction within a field of view and separately obtaining reflected light in each direction to calculate a distance up to a reflector. The lidar apparatus may rapidly and efficiently perform scanning, may be compact, may significantly decrease a required laser output as compared with an apparatus according to the related art simultaneously emitting laser in all directions within the field of view, may be manufactured at a low cost, and may be operated at a low cost..
Msotek Co., Ltd


System for determining and imaging wax deposition and corrosion in pipelines


The system for determining and imaging wax deposition and corrosion in pipelines relate to systems for determining wax deposition and corrosion by one or both of two techniques. In both techniques, a source of neutron radiation is directed at the pipeline.
King Abdulaziz University


Uv led curing apparatus with improved housing and switch controller


The present invention is related to an uv led curing apparatus, and more particularly, to an uv led curing apparatus with improved housing and switch controller. The light reflective inner casing is preferably provided as an effective uv light reflector and as a supporting substrate of the uv led light source while being capable of transmitting heat from the uv led light source away for further heat dissipation to the ambient by the outer casing.
Nail Alliance, Llc


Solar thermal concentrator apparatus, system, and method


An apparatus is disclosed including: a trough shaped reflector extending along a longitudinal axis and including at least one reflective surface having a shape which substantially corresponds to an edge ray involute of the absorber.. .

Solar energy reflector


A solar energy reflector (1) comprises a mirror (5) with no copper layer laminated to a supporting sheet (7) by means of a bonding material (6). The edges of the mirror (5) are provided, at least on a portion forming the major part of their height and closest to the metallic sheet, with an edge protection (8) made of a material comprising silicone, polyurethane and/or acrylic and the material forming the edge protection (8) is different from the bonding material (6)..
Agc Glass Europe


Part of a led system


Part of a led system, the part being exposed to led light, particular the reflector for a led (light emitting diode) system, more particular the reflector for a mixing chamber of a led system, which the part consists of a polymer composition comprising a polyester and a white pigment, which polyester has been solid state post condensated.. .
Dsm Ip Assets B.v.


Optical system for an led light source and luminaire comprising such an optical system


An optical system for influencing light emitted by a led light source. The system includes a lens for influencing the light, and a pot-like reflector, the shape of which defines a principal axis.
Zumtobel Lighting Gmbh


Daylight collectors with diffuse and direct light collection


Lighting devices and methods for providing daylight to the interior of a structure are disclosed. Some embodiments disclosed herein provide a daylighting device including a tube having a sidewall with a reflective interior surface, a light collecting structure, and a light reflector positioned to reflect daylight into the light collector.
Solatube International, Inc.


Barrier with integrated self-cooling solid state light sources


An integrated barrier or partition (e.g. Suspended ceiling, wall, etc.) containing lightweight solid state light sources wherein the light emitting surface of the light sources are the primary heat dissipating surfaces of the light sources.
Goldeneye, Inc.


Method and heating device for temperature conditioning of preforms and blow molding machine comprising such a device


A method for temperature conditioning thermoplastic preforms for blow molding. The preforms are guided along a chain path in a transport direction by a plurality of transport and handling means through a heating apparatus.
Khs Corpoplast Gmbh


Compound elliptical reflector for curing optical fibers


A curing device comprises a first elliptic cylindrical reflector and a second elliptic cylindrical reflector, the first elliptic cylindrical reflector and the second elliptic cylindrical reflector arranged to have a co-located focus, and a light source located at a second focus of the first elliptic cylindrical reflector, wherein light emitted from the light source is reflected to the co-located focus from the first elliptic cylindrical reflector and retro-reflected to the co-located focus from the second elliptic cylindrical reflector.. .
Phoseon Technology, Inc.


Dish receiver system for solar power generation


A solar reflective assembly includes a plurality of reflective segments radially configured to collectively at least partially define a dish-shaped reflector having a center axis, each reflective segment having a generally conical shape and being discontinuous relative to the conical shape of an adjacent reflective segment, and an elongated receiver having a length generally extending in a direction of the center axis. Each reflective segment reflects and focuses sunlight on the receiver along the length of the receiver..
Gossamer Space Frames


Reflector, surface-emitting laser, solid-state laser device, optoacoustic system, and image-forming apparatus


In a reflector including an algan layer, an ingan layer, and a gan layer placed therebetween, high reflectivity and a wide reflection band are achieved. A reflector includes a substrate containing gan; first layers containing alxga1-xn; second layers containing inyga1-yn; and a third layer containing gan, the first, second, and third layers being stacked on the substrate.
Canon Kabushiki Kaisha


Active antenna system (aas) radio frequency (rf) module with heat sink integrated antenna reflector


On-board heat dissipation can be achieved in radio frequency (rf) modules by integrating a heat sink into the rf module's antenna reflector. Said integration achieves a compact and aesthetically pleasing rf module design that reduces the overall footprint of modular active antenna systems (aass).
Futurewei Technologies, Inc.


True time delay compensation in wideband phased array fed reflector antenna systems


Systems, devices, and methods for determining and applying true time delay (ttd) values for compensating for free-space path length differences between a phased array and a reflector in wideband communication are disclosed. Ttd values are determined for individual and groups of antenna elements in phased array fed reflector (pafr) antennas based distances from a focal region of the reflector.
Viasat, Inc.


Metallic photovoltaics


According to some aspects, an apparatus for converting electromagnetic radiation into electric power is provided, comprising a first layer comprising a first semiconductor material, an absorber in contact with the first layer, a second layer comprising a second semiconductor material, the second layer being in contact with the absorber, and a reflector to reflect at least a portion of electromagnetic radiation passing through the second layer. According to some aspects, a method of forming an apparatus for converting electromagnetic radiation into electric power is provided, comprising forming a reflector on a substrate, forming a first layer in contact with the reflector, the first layer comprising a first semiconductor material, forming an absorber in contact with the first layer, and forming a second layer in contact with the absorber, the second layer comprising a second semiconductor material..
Massachusetts Institute Of Technology


Digitizer circuit patterning method and electronic device supporting the same


An electronic device is provided. The electronic device includes a reflector sheet disposed under a display panel and a digitizer disposed under the reflector sheet.
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.


System for displaying an image on a windscreen


An assembly comprises a vehicle windscreen, and a stack of first and second films at least partially coating a face of the windscreen, the first film being arranged between the windscreen and the second film, wherein: the second film is a screen suitable for displaying an image projected on the face thereof opposite the windscreen; and the first film is a reflector suitable for reflecting light transmitted by the second film towards the windscreen.. .
Commissariat A L'energie Atomique Et Aux Energies Alternatives


Reflectors for solar thermal producing same


A reflector for helio-thermal systems may include a metallic carrier plate and a reflective coating that is applied to the carrier plate and is constructed from at least one metallic reflective layer and at least one protective layer applied to the reflective layer. Such reflectors have high reflective capabilities, are robust in relation to mechanical stress, and can be manufactured cost effectively.
Thyssenkrupp Rasselstein Gmbh


Optical reflector based on a directional coupler and a coupled optical loop


An optical device includes an optical reflector based on a coupled-loopback optical waveguide. In particular, an input port, an output port and an optical loop in arms of the optical reflector are optically coupled to a directional coupler.
Oracle International Corporation


Backlight systems containing downconversion film elements


Edge-lit lcd backlight units having a viewable area comprise (a) a downconversion film element, (b) a light guide comprising extraction elements, (c) a reflector and (d) blue leds. The extraction elements extend beyond the viewable area..
3m Innovative Properties Company


Hybrid sensing ultrasonic flowmeter


A hybrid ultrasonic flowmeter includes at least a first sensing plane including four ultrasonic transducers (transducers) positioned in a parallelogram arrangement on a meter pipe wall including a first and second transducer pair. A first reflector is positioned between the first transducer pair on a first portion of the meter pipe wall, and a second ultrasonic reflector is between the second transducer pair on a second portion of the meter pipe wall opposite the first wall portion.
Honeywell International Inc.


Accuracy traceability method based on precision coordinate control network for workshop measurement positioning system


The present invention relates to an accuracy traceability method based on precision coordinates control network for workshop measurement positioning system, which includes the steps: setting a plurality of smr (spherically mounted retroreflector) nests and stations in the measurement space; forming a global control point by using smr; measuring all the 3-d coordinates of global control points in all the laser tracker stations; using the range value measured by the laser tracker as constraints to calculate the 3-d coordinates of global control points by using the dynamic weighting method; arranging a plurality of transmitters and calibrating the transmitters in combination with precision coordinate control network; measuring all global control points and measured points simultaneously by using wmps, and using the 3-d coordinates of global control points as the constraints for adjustment calculation to obtain the 3-d coordinates of the measured points. The present invention takes advantages of accurate range measurement of laser tracker as a constraint to achieve the followings: obtaining high accuracy 3-d coordinates of global control points, constructing precision coordinate control network and using it as the measurement standards of wmps, achieving on-site accuracy traceability, and thus improving the measurement accuracy of wmps..
Tianjiin University


Radiation grill


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.


Light duct elbow for ducted illumination


A light duct elbow having two light conduits capable of transporting light along two different propagation directions. A light diverter is located between the light conduits and has a reflector for directing light along the light conduits.
3m Innovative Properties Company


Led light fixture


A door assembly for a light fixture that includes a door frame formed of two opposing frame sides connected to two opposing frame ends that collectively form an opening and define a door frame plane. A reflector is positioned within the door frame to span the opening and to extend downwardly through the door frame plane such that at least a portion of the reflector extends below the door frame plane..
Abl Ip Holding Llc


Lighting apparatus and mobile object including the same


A lighting apparatus to be installed on a mobile object includes: a heat dissipator having a first outer surface and a second outer surface different from the first outer surface; a first light-emitting device thermally coupled to the first outer surface of the heat dissipator; a second light-emitting device thermally coupled to the second outer surface of the heat dissipator; a reflector that reflects light emitted from the first light-emitting device; a first lens that is disposed in a path of light reflected by the reflector and that transmits the light from the reflector along a predetermined lighting direction; and a second lens disposed in a path of light from the second light-emitting device.. .
Panasonic Intellectuall Property Management Co., Ltd.


Photoacoustic computed tomography with an acoustic reflector


Systems and methods for improving limited-view photoacoustic tomography using an acoustic reflector are described. In particular, an acoustic reflector and ultrasonic transducer array are integrated to provide a virtual array that enhances the field of view of the ultrasonic transducer array, thereby improving the quality of photoacoustic tomography images obtained using the systems and methods described herein..
Washington University


Monitoring through s-bfd (seamless bidirectional forwarding detection)


In one embodiment, a method includes assigning a discriminator to a target in communication with a reflector at a network device, identifying at the reflector, a packet comprising the discriminator, the packet transmitted from an initiator in a seamless bidirectional forwarding detection (s-bfd) session, and transmitting a response packet from the reflector to the initiator. The response packet includes information for the target obtained by the reflector through monitoring of the target.
Cisco Technology, Inc.


Temperature insensitive laser


The invention relates to a temperature insensitive semiconductor laser, comprising: a gain region for generating laser radiation; a reflector region for reflecting the laser radiation generated in the gain region, and a waveguide for guiding the laser radiation generated in the gain region to the reflector region and for guiding the laser radiation reflected in the reflector region to the gain region, wherein the gain region, the reflector region and the waveguide define a resonating cavity of the semiconductor laser and wherein the waveguide is substantially athermal.. .
Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd.


Approach to improve pointing accuracy of antenna systems with offset reflector and feed configuration


Systems, methods, and apparatus for calibration for an offset antenna are disclosed. In one or more embodiments, the disclosed method involves calculating an estimated gimbal angle between the offset antenna and at least one target.
The Boeing Company


Electrically scanned tacan antenna


An electrically scanned tacan antenna is provided. To elaborate, the electrically scanned tacan antenna includes a reflection plate; a monopole antenna provided on an upper surface of the reflection plate and configured to omnidirectionally radiate a signal; multiple parasitic radiators arranged around the monopole antenna and configured to operate as reflectors that reflect the signal or directors that direct the signal; and a controller configured to control parasitic radiators operating as the reflectors to operate as the directors and some parasitic radiators among parasitic radiators operating as the directors to operate as the reflectors at every predetermined timing and controls an order to be the some parasitic radiators to be changed according to a preset sequence..
Korea Airports Corporation


Transmitter, transmitting method, and receiving method


A transmitter includes a controller, configured to generate a control voltage corresponding to a pattern of the change in an amount of light emitted wherein the pattern in which one of a plurality of amounts of light emitted occurs indicates a signal to be transmitted, and a reflector that reflects sunlight. The transmitter also includes a liquid crystal board that receives reflected light that is sunlight reflected by the reflector and transmits the signal to a receiver by changing the amount of light emitted toward the receiver according to the control voltage.
Panasonic Intellectual Property Corporation Of America


Polarization-controlled laser line-projector


In a laser line projection apparatus, six spaced-apart unpolarized laser-beams are plane-polarized with low loss by a combination of a thin-film polarizer, a reflector, and two polarization rotators. Two beams are polarized in each of three polarization-orientations.
Coherent Lasersystems Gmbh & Co. Kg


Light-reflecting film and light reflector using the same


A light-reflecting film including: a reflective layer having at least one or more laminate(s) in which a high refractive index layer containing a polymer and a low refractive index layer containing a polymer are laminated; a pressure-sensitive adhesive layer that is disposed on one outermost layer; and a hard coat layer that is disposed on another outermost layer, wherein the elastic modulus of the pressure-sensitive adhesive layer and the elastic modulus of the hard coat layer satisfy the following formula (1): the elastic modulus of the hard coat layer [pa]/the elastic modulus of the pressure-sensitive adhesive layer [pa]≧3, and the instantaneous pressure-sensitive adhesive force exhibited when the pressure-sensitive adhesive layer is applied to glass is from 2 to 8 n/25 mm.. .

Distributed sensing in an optical fiber network


A distributed optical fiber sensing system is provided. The system can include an interrogator, a transmission optical fiber, a sensing optical fiber, and a reflector.
Halliburton Energy Services, Inc.


System and acquiring acoustic information from a resonating body


The present invention provides for systems and methods for acquiring acoustic information from a resonating body. Specifically, a focused light beam is emitted from an emitter module onto an impedance matching reflector.

Solar energy collection system


A method of concentrating directional radiant energy using reflective optics and receivers that convert that energy wherein the receivers are situated in the body of the reflector on risers parallel to the direction of radiant energy, each said riser bounded by at least one parabolic mirror lying closer and another lying farther from the energy source, where the focus or foci of said mirrors lie substantially in the direction faced by the receiver situated in said riser. The reflector geometries include ones in which the mirrors are parabolic cylinder sections and require only one-axis tracking to focus, and ones in which the mirrors are paraboloid sections and require two-axis tracking to focus sunlight..
Sun Synchrony, Inc.


Illuminating device


According to one embodiment, an illuminating device includes a light source, a reflector, and a heat transfer member. The light source includes a light emitting element.
Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba


Light fixture with curved frame


A lighting fixture for protecting and mounting an array of light sources such as led modules. The fixture includes a frame with a first surface that arcs or curves with an arc angle of between ten and fifty degrees and an arc length of between about ten to fifteen times the arc height.

Reflector and methods of fabrication thereof


A reflector that includes a substrate and a film disposed onto the substrate is provided. The film may include gas barrier layers configured to protect a reflective layer included in the film by blocking gas molecules from the top of the reflective layer and gas molecules originating from the bottom of the reflective layer..
Ge Lighting Solutions, Llc


Collapsible reflector


A collapsible reflector includes a plurality of reflective blades which are rotatably arranged around a common axis. Each blade has a leading edge and a trailing edge.

Laser optical system for vehicle lamp


A laser optical system for a vehicle lamp may include a plurality of light sources for generating laser beams, a printed circuit board (pcb) fixed and connected to the light sources and configured to control supply of current to the light sources, a light emitting section for acting with light output from the light sources and outputting white light, a plurality of reflectors for reflecting the light output from the light sources to the light emitting section, and a housing to which the pcb and the light emitting section are fixed and connected, in which the light sources and the light emitting section are connected to the housing in such a way that a laser beam projecting direction and a white light projecting direction are opposite, and an interior side of the housing facing the laser beam projecting direction is the reflector.. .
Hyundai Motor Company


Variable reflectance mirror reflective element for exterior mirror assembly


A variable reflectance exterior mirror reflective element suitable for use in a vehicular exterior rearview mirror assembly a front substrate and a rear substrate and an electrochromic medium disposed therebetween. A mirror reflector is disposed at a third surface of the rear substrate.
Donnelly Corporation


Gap distributed bragg reflectors


A device includes one or more reflector components. Each reflector component comprises layer pairs of epitaxially grown reflective layers and layers of a non-epitaxial material, such as air.
Palo Alto Research Center Incorporated


Fast calibration and programming optical components


A method and apparatus for calibrating and controlling tunable lasers are disclosed. Multiple methodologies disclosed herein may be used, alone or in combination, which significantly speed up a calibration time and thus provide a significant advantage over existing technology in calibrating the tunable lasers.
Oe Solutions America, Inc.


Optoelectronic lighting device


A method of producing an optoelectronic lighting device includes providing a carrier on which is arranged at least one light-emitting diode including a surface that emits light during operation of the light-emitting diode, carrying out an injection molding process to encapsulate the light-emitting diode by molding as far as the light-emitting surface such that a molded housing is formed within which the light-emitting diode is encapsulated by molding, wherein the light-emitting surface remains at least partly free, shaping a reflector that reflects light emitted by the light-emitting surface during the injection molding process such that the reflector is formed integrally with the housing, at least partly masking the light-emitting surface, coating the reflector with a light-reflecting layer after the masking, and demasking the light-emitting surface after the coating.. .
Osram Opto Semiconductors Gmbh


Photonic circuit device with on-chip optical gain measurement structures


The present invention is directed to a photonic circuit device for optical gain measurement, including: a substrate with a photonic circuit; an active gain section; at least two light couplers arranged such that at least a part of the active gain section is between the light couplers; and a partial reflector arranged to reflect light propagating along the same direction back to a center of the gain section, and wherein the device does not include any other reflector opposite to the partial reflector with respect to the active gain section and configured to reflect light back to the center of the gain section. The present invention is further directed to related gain measurement methods..
International Business Machines Corporation


Reflector and microscope


A reflector includes: an au film formed over a board; and a dielectric multilayer formed over the au film, the dielectric multilayer having a reflectance higher than that of the au film in a visible wavelength region.. .
Olympus Corporation


Heat distributing lamp shield


In an example a lamp shield comprises: a front face; a skirt extending from the front face, wherein the skirt comprises a heat spreader; and an extended arm connected to the front face or the skirt. A headlamp assembly can comprise: a reflector and the lamp shield..
Sabic Global Technoligies B.v.


Watertight lighting fixture


A watertight lighting fixture, comprising a casing (10), which is closed by a tempered glass (11) at a light emission surface and which has at its ends respective heads (12), connected and fixed to said casing (10); in particular, a slide (14) is placed within said casing (10), on said slide (14) are fixed the wiring terminals (15) of the fixture and below said slide (14) is placed a reflector (16), which is able to spread light outside and which is placed in correspondence of at least one light source, such as at least one neon tube (18) or a plurality of leds (17).. .
Beghelli S.p.a.


Led devices for offset wide beam generation


A light source is combined with an optic and a reflector. Light incident onto to the reflector is reflected with a single reflection.
Cooper Technologies Company


Light emitting device


A light emitting device includes a mount base, a light source portion, and a reflector. The mount base includes a first plane portion and a second plane portion that inclines with respect to the first plane portion.
Nichia Corporation


Exterior mirror reflective element sub-assembly


A mirror reflective element sub-assembly suitable for use in an exterior rearview mirror assembly of a vehicle includes a mirror reflective element and a mirror back plate. The mirror back plate includes an aperture extending therethrough and includes walls established at a first side of said mirror back plate by the plastic injection molding operation, with the walls at least partially circumscribing the aperture and extending outward from the first side of the mirror back plate.
Magna Mirrors Of America, Inc.


Outdoor grill having an infrared burner and improved heat reflection system


The present invention comprises an outdoor grill having a burner box, a cooking surface disposed above the burner box an infrared heating element disposed within the burner box and a reflector that reflects heat waves emitted from the infrared heating element towards the cooking surface. The reflector includes a first end portion, a central portion and a second end portion.
The Grill Company, Llc


System and mobile data expansion


In a system of surface markers, each surface marker includes a housing having an upper surface with a clear top that, when the surface marker is on a vehicle travel surface, is raised with respect to the vehicle travel surface. The housing includes a battery and photoelectric converter, as well as a sensor detecting vehicles, a wireless transceiver at least transmitting data, and processing circuitry all powered by the battery or converter.
Neutronic Perpetual Innovations Operating, Llc


Automatic optimal route reflector root address assignment to route reflector clients and fast failover in a network environment


Embodiments are provided for providing optimal route reflector (orr) root address assignment to route reflector clients and fast failover capabilities in an autonomous system, including identifying a first node in an autonomous system as a candidate root node of a first routing group, identifying a client node based on a neighbor address used in a first routing protocol, mapping the neighbor address to routing information received from the client node via a second routing protocol, and associating the neighbor address with the first routing group if the routing information includes an identifier of the first routing group. In more specific embodiments, identifying the first node as a candidate root node includes determining the first node and the first routing group are advertised in a first protocol packet, and determining the first node and the second routing group are advertised in a second protocol packet..
Cisco Technology, Inc.


Surface-emitting semiconductor laser, surface-emitting semiconductor laser array, surface-emitting semiconductor laser device, optical transmission device, and information processing device


A surface-emitting semiconductor laser includes a substrate; a first semiconductor multilayer film reflector stacked on the substrate; an active region stacked on or above the first semiconductor multilayer film reflector; a second semiconductor multilayer film reflector stacked on or above the active layer; a cavity extension region interposed between the first semiconductor multilayer film reflector and the active region or between the second semiconductor multilayer film reflector and the active region; and a carrier block layer interposed between the cavity extension region and the active region. The carrier block layer includes a first carrier block layer and a second carrier block layer.
Fuji Xerox Co., Ltd.


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.

Antenna radiation element and multiband antenna


The present invention relates to a multiband antenna comprising: a reflector providing a ground plane; a first radiation module for a first frequency band, provided on the reflector; and a plurality of second radiation modules for a second frequency band, laminated on the first radiation module, wherein: the first radiation module includes first to fourth radiation elements symmetrically combined in four directions on an entire plane, wherein each of the first to fourth radiation elements includes a radiation arm in a cup shape and a support for supporting and fixing the radiation arm to the reflector, and the second radiation modules are provided to each radiation arm of the first to fourth radiation elements, wherein the lower surface of the cup shape of each radiation arm of the first to fourth radiation elements is designed to have a predetermined area for providing the ground plane to the second radiation modules.. .
Kmw Inc.


Multi-band, multi-polarized wireless communication antenna


The present invention relates to a multi-band, multi-polarized wireless communication antenna, which comprises: a reflector; at least one first radiation module of a first band which is installed on the reflector; and at least one second or third radiation module of a second band or a third band installed on the reflector, wherein the first radiation module comprises first to fourth radiating elements having a dipole structure, the first to fourth radiating elements are configured such that every two radiating arms thereof are connected in the shape of letter “”, one of the two radiating arms is configured to be placed side by side along side of the reflector, and the second or third radiation module is installed to be included within an installation range of the first radiation module.. .
Kmw Inc.


Light emitting diode


A light emitting diode including a first-type semiconductor layer, an emitting layer, a second-type semiconductor layer, a first electrode, a second electrode, and a bragg reflector structure. The emitting layer is configured to emit a light beam and is located between the first-type semiconductor layer and the second-type semiconductor layer.
Genesis Photonics Inc.


Multilayer film reflector, manufacturing multilayer film reflector, projection optical system, exposure apparatus, and manufacturing device


A multilayer film reflector is a multilayer film reflector that includes a first uniform period multilayer film, an adjustment layer, and a second uniform period multilayer film in this order from a substrate side. A combination of the following (a) to (c) is set to each region or each position within a reflection surface.
Nikon Corporation


Liquid crystal display device


The present invention provides a liquid crystal display device, which includes a liquid crystal panel (1) and a collimated exit light backlight module (3). The liquid crystal panel (1) includes a cf substrate (11), an array substrate (13), and a liquid crystal layer (12).
Shenzhen China Star Optoelectronics Technology Co., Ltd.


Omnidirectional high chroma red structural colors


A multilayer thin film that reflects an omnidirectional high chroma red structural color. The multilayer thin film may include a reflector layer, at least one absorber layer extending across the reflector layer, and an outer dielectric layer extending across the at least one absorber layer.
Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing North America, Inc.


Multilayer polymeric reflector


A multilayer polymeric reflector is provided which comprises: a) a plurality of first optical layers, each first optical layer comprising a polyester having terephthalate comonomer units and ethylene glycol comonomer units, the polyester having a glass transition temperature, where each first optical layer is oriented, and b) a plurality of second optical layers disposed in a repeating sequence with the plurality of first optical layers, each second optical layer comprising a blend of polymethyl methacrylate (pmma) and polyvinylidene fluoride (pvdf), where the blend has a glass transition temperature less than the glass transition temperature of the polyester comprising the first optical layers, and where the amount of pvdf in the pmma/pvdf blend is greater than and not equal to about 40% and not more than about 65%. Articles comprising the multilayer polymeric reflector are also provided..
3m Innovative Properties Company


Light delaying apparatus, light delaying method, and measuring apparatus using light delaying apparatus


A light delaying apparatus comprises: a first reflector moving along a circumference defined and turning back the light along an axis parallel to an optical axis of the light incident on the first reflector; a second reflector configured to reflect the light turned back by the first reflector such that to be coaxial with the optical axis of the light turned back by the first reflector; and an angular encoder configured to, in order to detect the position of the first reflector on the circumference, include reading patterns in which at least a part of intervals between boundaries of the reading patterns is arranged irregularly, wherein the interval between the boundaries of the reading patterns corresponds to an adjusted quantity of the light delay converted from a time interval during which a time domain response of an electromagnetic wave is measured by using the light reflected by the second reflector.. .
Canon Kabushiki Kaisha


Phase-front-modulation sensor and fabrication


A sensor and a method of fabrication are provided. The sensor includes at least one optical waveguide and an optical reflector.
The Board Of Trustees Of The Leland Stanford Junior University


Hyperbolic ceiling-reflector for directional light sources


A downlight fixture includes an optic housing, a light-emitting diode (led) array, and a lens-less reflector. The led array emits directional light rays in a downward direction towards an illuminated target.
Abl Ip Holding Llc


Compact optical assembly for led light sources


A compact optical assembly includes a linear array of leds, a plurality of reflectors, a plurality of lenses, and a cover. The reflectors include two reflecting surfaces that surround the led light sources.
Whelen Engineering Company, Inc.


Lighting device


A lighting device may be provided that comprises a housing including an inner surface; a light source unit comprising a body disposed under the housing and a light emitting module disposed under the body; and a reflector disposed between the housing and the body, wherein the body comprises a top surface disposed under the inner surface of the housing and a bottom surface, and wherein the light emitting module is disposed on the bottom surface.. .
Lg Innotek Co., Ltd.


Reflector device and lighting device comprising such a reflector device


According to one embodiment, a reflector device is disclosed. In one example, the reflector device comprises a reflector having a plus-shaped cross section, and at least one solid state light emitting element.
Koninklijke Philips Electronics N.v.


Lighting vehicle


The present invention relates to a lighting apparatus for a vehicle, including: a bulb which generates light; a socket in which the bulb is mounted; a reflector which has a socket coupling unit to which the socket is coupled, allows the bulb to be inserted into the reflector, and reflects forward light generated by the bulb; and an electromagnetic shield which is disposed between the socket and the socket coupling unit, and has a bulb through hole which the bulb penetrates, in which first ground contact protrusions, which protrude toward a center of the bulb through hole and come into ground contact with the socket and the socket coupling unit, are formed on a portion of the electromagnetic shield where the bulb through hole is formed.. .
Hyundai Mobis Co., Ltd.


Exterior rearview mirror system


An exterior rearview mirror system for a vehicle includes an exterior rearview mirror assembly configured for attachment at a side of the vehicle and having a mirror reflective element housed by a mirror shell formed of plastic. The mirror reflective element includes at least one glass substrate and a mirror reflector established at a surface of the at least one glass substrate.
Magna Mirrors Of America, Inc.


Led fog lamp


A fog lamp for use in an automobile includes a plurality of reflectors each sharing a common focus point, a light emitting diode array positioned at the common focus point, and a circular, non-optic window. The window fits through a standard-sized opening in an automobile fascia substantially two inches in diameter.
Myotek Pacific Corp.


Linear 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


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


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.






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