|| List of recent Reflector-related patents
|Remote plasma lamp pole system and method for installing the same|
A remote plasma lamp pole system includes a lamp pole, a remote plasma lamp mounted inside a lower portion of the lamp pole, and a reflector mounted inside an upper portion of the lamp pole above the plasma lamp for reflecting light emitting therefrom towards an area to be illuminated. A lens is mounted in front of the first reflector for refracting light therefrom.
|Cooking hood led light|
There is disclosed a cooking hood led light (10) which is mounted to a cooking hood positioned above a cooking surface. The led light 10 includes a main housing (11), a reflector assembly (12), an led lighting circuit (13), and a cover plate (14).
|Light-directing apparatus with protected reflector-shield and lighting fixture utilizing same|
A light-directing apparatus for predominantly forward distribution of light from a light emitter having an emitter axis. The light-directing apparatus includes a forward-reflective surface entirely within a lens member positioned over the light emitter.
|Illumination systems with sloped transmission spectrum front reflector|
A backlight (10) includes a front and back reflectors (12,14) forming a light recycling cavity (16) and one or more light source members (24a, 24b, 24c) disposed to emit light into the light recycling cavity. The front reflector (12) being partially reflective to provide an output illumination area.
A display apparatus including a display unit, a first reflector, a second reflector, a third reflector and a lens unit is provided. The display unit emits an image beam.
|Optical imaging apparatus|
An optical imaging apparatus 10 disposing the first and the second reflective components 12, 14 abutting to or in proximity to each other when reflective surfaces 11, 13 of the first and the second reflective components 12, 14 are crossed when viewed from thereabove, the first and the second reflective components 12, 14 composed of the transparent material with a plurality of belt-shaped reflective surfaces 11, 13 vertically disposed in parallel, wherein the first and the second reflective components 12, 14 are formed with a plurality of reflectors 15-18 laminated respectively and the places of the reflective surfaces 11, 13 of each reflector 15-18 of the first and the second reflective components 12, 14 are shifted in parallel. Thus, high definition three-dimensional real image is formed inexpensively in a space a plurality of observers gaze simultaneously..
|Z-axis focusing beam brush device and associated methods|
A beam brush includes one lens fixed for receiving a laser beam propagating along a first beam axis, a retroreflector positioned for redirecting the laser beam onto a second beam axis through a change in beam path length, and a second lens transmitting the redirected beam. The retroreflector is rotatable about an offset axis and has its angle of rotation controlled for affecting a change in beam path length.
|Surface emitting laser and optical coherence tomography apparatus equipped with surface emitting laser|
A surface emitting laser according to the present invention includes a lower reflector, a first spacer layer, an active layer, a second spacer layer composed of a semiconductor material, a gap section formed of at least one of vacuum and gas, and an upper reflector in the written order, and also includes a control mechanism that changes a distance between an interface between the second spacer layer and the gap section and an interface between the upper reflector and the gap section. An optical path length neff×d extending from an interface between the lower reflector and the first spacer layer to an interface between the second spacer layer and the gap section satisfies a predetermined relationship..
|Enclosure for radio, parabolic dish antenna, and side lobe shields|
Enclosures for radios, parabolic dish antennas, and side lobe shields are provided herein. A dish antenna includes a parabolic circular reflector bounded by a side lobe shield that extends along a longitudinal axis of the dish antenna in a forward direction forming a front cavity, and a sidewall that extends along the longitudinal axis of the dish antenna in a rearward direction forming a rear cavity..
|Lighting device with spectral converter|
In one embodiment, a light-emitting device having a body, a reflector, a light source die, and a spectral converter is disclosed. The spectral converter may be formed adjacent to, but distanced away from, the light source die.
|Methods, devices and kits for peri-critical reflectance spectroscopy|
Spectroscopy apparatuses oriented to the critical angle of the sample are described that detecting the spectral characteristics of a sample wherein the apparatus consists of an electromagnetic radiation source adapted to excite a sample with electromagnetic radiation introduced to the sample at an angle of incidence at or near a critical angle of the sample; a transmitting crystal in communication with the electromagnetic radiation source and the sample, the transmitting crystal having a high refractive index adapted to reflect the electromagnetic radiation internally; a reflector adapted to introduce the electromagnetic radiation to the sample at or near an angle of incidence near the critical angle between the transmitting crystal and sample; and a detector for detecting the electromagnetic radiation from the sample. Also, provided herein are methods, systems, and kits incorporating the peri-critical reflectance spectroscopy apparatus..
|Proximity sensor module with light reflector|
A proximity sensor may be mounted below a display cover layer in an electronic device. The proximity sensor may have a light source that emits light and a detector configured to detect reflections of the emitted light from nearby external objects.
|Modification of uv absorption profile of polymer film reflectors to increase solar-weighted reflectance|
Provided are reflective thin film constructions including a reduced number of layers, which provides for increased solar-weighted hemispherical reflectance and durability. Reflective films include those comprising an ultraviolet absorbing abrasion resistant coating over a metal layer.
|Tilt-able planar reflectors to heat a solar smelter's thermal mass|
A tilt-able-central-planar-reflector, a tilt-able-auxiliary-left-planar-reflector, and a tilt-able-auxiliary-right-planar-reflector are hingely attached to a solar-absorbing-thermal-mass. The sun's light is made horizontal to reflect to the interior wall of a reflecting-curved-overhang, capturing the sun's sunrise light and sun's sunset light, and to reflect to the interior wall of a reflecting-parabolic-half-shell capturing the sun's noon light, so as to redirect the sun's light to a solar-absorbing-thermal-mass.
|Vcsel pumped fiber optic gain systems|
Optical pump modules comprising vcsel and vcsel array devices provide high optical power for configuring fiber optic gain systems such as fiber laser and fiber amplifier particularly suited for high power operation. Pump modules may be constructed using two reflector or three reflector vcsel devices optionally integrated with microlens arrays and other optical components, to couple high power pump beams to a fiber output port.
A lighting assembly for illuminating an area is disclosed. The lighting assembly includes a reflective body.
|Compact low sidelobe antenna and feed network|
An antenna may include a primary reflector having a ring focus; a feed body along an axis of the primary reflector, the feed body including a circular waveguide coaxial with the axis of the primary reflector; a sub-reflector disposed facing an end of the circular waveguide; and a generally cylindrical stem extending from a center of the sub-reflector into the circular waveguide to form a section of annular waveguide. A sub-reflector support may mechanically connect a perimeter of the sub-reflector and an outside surface of the feed body.
|Method, system and calibration target for the automatic calibration of an imaging antenna array|
The system is used for the automatic calibration of an imaging array using an evaluation unit. The array transmits signals and receives the signals reflected from a calibration object of known shape.
|Emergency lighting methods and systems|
Described herein are systems and methods of emergency lighting comprising one or more light emitting diode (led) lamps with a low-maintenance or maintenance-free battery. In one aspect, the battery is a sealed lead-acid battery.
|Solar cell module apparatus and method of fabricating the same|
Disclosed are a solar cell module apparatus and a method of fabricating the same. The solar cell module apparatus includes a light absorbing layer, and a reflector provided on a light incident surface of the light absorbing layer to reflect a light, which has been reflected from the light absorbing layer, toward the light absorbing layer..
|Ink curing apparatus|
An ink curing apparatus (11) comprising a uv light source (13); at least one moveable shutter means (17, 17a), which is moveable about the longitudinal axis of the uv light source (13); and at least one reflector (15); wherein at least one air passage (19a) is defined along substantially the entire surface area of the or each reflector (15).. .
|System and method for correcting near surface statics by using internal multiples prediction|
Disclosed is a system and method for predicting internal multiples generators to correct near surface statics, by estimating a first timing or position associated with reflectors using internal multiple generators identified based on predictive deconvolution operators, estimating a second timing or position associated with the reflectors using the acquired seismic surface data, comparing the first timing or position with the second timing or position for each of the reflectors to determine a travel time delay associated with the reflectors, and correcting the acquired seismic surface data using the travel time delay.. .
|Extracorporeal pressure shock wave devices with multiple reflectors and methods for using these devices|
A shock wave applicator includes a housing multiple reflectors with shock wave generators projecting into a shared cavity. The multiple shock wave generators are able to produce a variety of shockwave focal volumes and wave fronts for medical treatment..
|Method for preventing the onset and progression of myopia|
The present invention relates to ophthalmology, and is designated to prevent onset and progression of myopia. The treatment course, comprising eye exposure with magnetic field, transscleral low-energy laser radiation with wavelength of 1.3 microns, and additional optical—reflectory eye trainings, is conducted.
|Radiation source and light guiding device|
The invention relates to a radiation source, in particular a light curing device, for the polymerization of dental materials, comprising a light conductor and a light generation device which has at least two light sources, preferably semiconductor light sources, in particular light diodes, and the radiation of which is bundled by a reflector and fed into the light conductor. The light sources differ from one another with respect to their light color and/or their emission spectrum and are controllable separately for changing the light color and/or the emission spectrum and/or the spectral radiant power of the radiation emitted.
|Reflector, light source module, and display device|
A reflector, a light source module, and a display device are disclosed. The reflector includes a substrate and slant reflecting surfaces disposed on the substrate and arranged from a first side to an opposite second side of the reflector.
|Ultra slim collimator for light emitting diode|
Systems and devices for collimating beams of light emitted by a light emitting diode are disclosed. In one embodiment, an optical device comprises a bowl shaped reflector base, a light emitting diode (led) physically attached to the bowl shaped reflector base, a central reflector in a shape of a hyperbolic cone formed above the led about a center of the bowl shaped reflector base, and a transparent plate formed around a base of the hyperbolic cone.
|Backlight and display system using same|
A backlight that includes a front reflector and a back reflector that form a hollow light recycling cavity including an output surface is disclosed. The backlight further includes one or more light sources disposed to emit light into the light recycling cavity.
A corner reflector (e.g. A periscope) is made of a prism block having a viewing-in end and a viewing-out end with mirrored inclined surfaces or deflection mirrors applied on its inclined surfaces and also functional plates arranged in front of the viewing-in end and/or the viewing-out end.
|Stabilization of high-power wbc systems|
A system and method for stabilizing wbc systems utilizing retro reflectors.. .
|Apodized broadband partial reflectors|
A broadband partial reflector includes a multilayer polymeric optical film having a total number of optical repeating units that monotonically increases in thickness value from a first side to a second side of the multilayer polymeric optical film. A baseline optical repeating unit thickness profile is defined by a first plurality of optical repeating units and having a first average slope, and a first apodized thickness profile of the multilayer polymeric optical film is defined by a second plurality of optical repeating units having a second average slope being at least 5 times greater than the first average slope.
A directional display may include a waveguide. The waveguide may include light extraction features arranged to direct light from an array of light sources by total internal reflection to an array of viewing windows and a reflector arranged to direct light from the waveguide by transmission through extraction features of the waveguide to the same array of viewing windows.
|Exterior mirror with spotter mirror|
A rearview mirror reflective element assembly for an exterior mirror assembly of a vehicle includes a mirror reflective element having a principal mirror and an auxiliary wide angle spotter mirror. A curved recess is established at a spotter portion of a rear surface of a glass substrate of the mirror reflective element.
|Aerial photographing system|
An aerial photographing system, comprising a flying vehicle being remotely controlled, a camera (7, 8) tiltably supported in any direction via a gimbal (25), a retro-reflector (9) tilting integrally with the camera, being set in a known relation with the camera and used as an object to be measured, and a total station (3) for tracking the retro-reflector and for measuring position of the retro-reflector.. .
|Low-power display and corresponding lighting apparatus and methods of operation|
A display (201) includes a light guide (314) defining a first major face (501), a second major face (502), and one or more edge surfaces (503,504). One or more light sources (315,316) are disposed along the one or more edge surfaces.
|Method and apparatus for detecting subsurface targets using data inversion and a temporal transmission line model|
A method and apparatus for detects one or more subsurface targets by receiving a reflectivity data from two or more subsurface reflectors using a ground penetrating radar. The two or more subsurface reflectors may include the one or more subsurface targets and a medium surrounding the one or more subsurface targets.
|Light emitter packages and methods|
Light emitter packages and related methods having improved performance are disclosed. In one aspect, a light emitter package can include at least one light emitter chip disposed over a substrate or submount.
|High performance surface illuminating gesi photodiodes|
A gesi avalanche photodiode (apd includes an anti-reflection structure, a ge absorption region, and a resonance cavity enhanced (rce) reflector. The anti-reflection structure includes one or more dielectric layers and a top contact layer which is heavily doped with dopants of a first polarity.
|Gas refraction compensation for laser-sustained plasma bulbs|
A laser-sustained plasma illuminator system includes at least one laser light source to provide light. At least one reflector focuses the light from the laser light source at a focal point of the reflector.
|Mercapto-based coupling agent for improved thermophotovoltaic device back surface reflector adhesion and relfectance|
A back surface reflector (bsr) is described. The bsr includes a reflecting layer, a substrate and an adhesion layer between the reflecting layer and the substrate.
|Radiation absorbing metal pipe|
Such tubular units with absorbing coatings of their external surfaces can be applied in following solar thermal systems: parabolic trough collectors; solar thermal collectors with usage of linear fresnel reflectors; for a system with an array of tracking mirrors and a central receiver mounted on a tower or on the ground.. .
|High efficiency mono-order concave diffraction grating|
A concave diffraction grating for integrated optics is constructed by replacing the reflective metallic part by either multiple thin elements of metal or multiple elements of dielectric material, each partially reflecting the light, and arranged on elliptical fashion in order to distribute the diffraction/reflection of light and provide aberration-free focusing, by combining diffraction condition and bragg condition of these curved reflectors.. .
|Block light module|
A light module for a motor vehicle is disclosed. The light module includes a light source and a reflecting unit.
|Led-based lighting with reflector mounted on pcb|
An led-based lighting component is disclosed. It comprises of a plurality of leds mounted to a printed circuit board.
|Wall or picture frame mounted illumination device using light emitting diodes|
A picture illuminating device for mounting on the wall above the picture, or on the back of the picture frame. The device utilizes a light emitting diode (led) or array of leds or light tube with leds to produce uniform lighting and is powered by conventional or rechargeable batteries which eliminates the requirement of electrical outlets and the spectacle of exposed electrical cords extending down the wall.
A strobe device of the present invention includes a flash discharge tube having an anode electrode and a cathode electrode on both ends thereof, and a conductive reflector in contact with an outer peripheral surface of the flash discharge tube. The reflector houses a part of the flash discharge tube inside, and functions as an external trigger electrode.
|Light irradiation system, image scanning apparatus, and image forming apparatus|
An light irradiation system for irradiating light a document face 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. A direction that emission light intensity of the light emitted from the light source becomes the strongest is different from a direction extending from the light source to an irradiation area.
|System and method for compensating instability in an autofocus system|
An autofocus system and method designed to account for instabilities in the system, e.g. Due to instabilities of system components (e.g.
|Interactive projection system with actuated stylus|
An actuated stylus conditionally occludes or exposes a reflector. The actuation mechanism may be mechanical, electrical, or a combination.
|High-resolution, active reflector radio frequency ranging system|
A radio frequency ranging system is grounded in establishing and maintaining phase and frequency coherency of signals received by a slave unit from a master unit and retransmitted to the master unit by the slave unit. For a preferred embodiment of the invention, coherency is established through the use of a delta-sigma phase-lock loop, and maintained through the use, on both master and slave units, of thermally-insulated reference oscillators, which are highly stable over the short periods of time during which communications occur.
|Acoustic resonator comprising acoustic reflector, frame and collar|
A solidly mounted resonator (smr) device includes an acoustic reflector having stacked acoustic reflector layer pairs, each of which includes a low acoustic impedance layer formed of low acoustic impedance material stacked on a high acoustic impedance layer formed of high acoustic impedance material. The smr device further includes a bottom electrode disposed on the acoustic reflector, a piezoelectric layer disposed on the bottom electrode, and a top electrode disposed on the piezoelectric layer.
|Semiconductor light emitting device|
The present disclosure relates to a semiconductor light emitting device, comprising: a 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 light 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 non-conductive distributed bragg reflector coupled to the plurality of semiconductor layers, reflecting the light from the active layer; and a first light-transmitting film coupled to the distributed bragg reflector from a side opposite to the plurality of semiconductor layers with respect to the non-conductive distributed bragg reflector, with the first light-transmitting film having a refractive index lower than an effective refractive index of the distributed bragg reflector.. .
|Transparent led layer between phosphor layer and light exit surface of lamp|
A flexible light sheet lamp includes a thin substrate and an array of printed microscopic vertical leds (vleds) sandwiched between a transparent first conductor layer and a transparent second conductor layer. The light sheet has a light exit surface.
|Array substrate for reflective type or transflective type liquid crystal display device|
An array substrate for a liquid crystal display device includes a substrate, a gate line and a data line on the substrate and crossing each other to define a pixel region, a thin film transistor connected to the gate line and the data line, a first passivation layer on the thin film transistor and having a first unevenness structure at its top surface, an auxiliary unevenness layer on the first passivation layer and having a first roughness structure at its top surface, and a reflector on the auxiliary unevenness layer, the reflector having a second unevenness structure due to the first unevenness structure of the first passivation layer and a second roughness structure due to the first roughness structure of the auxiliary unevenness layer, the second roughness structure having smaller patterns than the second unevenness structure.. .
|Scintillator array, a scintillator, a radiation detection apparatus including the scintillator array or scintillator, and processes of forming the same|
A scintillator can include a photosensor surface and a side surface adjacent to the photosensor surface. The photosensor surface can be adapted to provide scintillating light to a photosensor.
|Microwaveable food products and containers|
Embodiments of the invention include food products and related methods. In an embodiment, the invention includes a food product.
|Bifacial crystalline silicon solar panel with reflector|
Bifacial crystalline solar cells and associated solar panel systems are provided. The include a p-type crystalline silicon layer and a barrier layer.
|Multi-tube solar collector structure|
A collector system (12) is disclosed that comprises a row of linearly conjoined collector structures (13). The collector system is arranged to be located at a level above a field of reflectors (10) and to receive solar radiation reflected from the reflectors within the field.
|Articulated joint for deploying and locking a solar generator or a reflector|
A joint for unfolding and locking a solar generator or a reflector, or other aerospace components that can be unfolded, includes two half joints, a joint axis, and a drive. A drive spring of the drive has a progressive characteristic curve over the unfolding angle of the two half joints, which increases over the unfolding, to compensate for a frictional torque that varies over the unfolding angle..
|Control device with passive reflector|
A control device includes a housing. The control device also includes a wireless communicator interior the housing.
|Device and method for heating an object in an intense magnetic field|
The invention concerns a device for heating an object (6) in an intense magnetic field, comprising:—a light source (1), an optic fibre (2) for transporting the light emitted by said light source (1) and emitting a beam of light in the direction of the object (6) to be heated, a converging optical system (3), a diaphragm (4) positioned at the focusing point of the optical system (3),—a reflector (5), whereof the inner wall is defined by the revolution of a semi-parabola around an axis perpendicular to the optical axis of the parabola and passing through the focal point of said parabola, the optical axis of said reflector (5) coinciding with the optical axis (a) of the optical system (3) and the focal point (f″) of said reflector coinciding with the focusing point of said optical system (3).. .
|Optical power splitter including a zig-zag|
An optical power splitter includes a zig-zag and a reflector element associated with the zig-zag. The zig-zag is to split an input signal based on the reflector element, and output a plurality of split signals..
|Sound reflector and electronic device with speaker, including sound reflector|
A reflector for use with an electronic device having a loudspeaker for enhancing the sound emitted from the loudspeaker, said reflector comprising components for attaching said reflector to an edge of the electronic device, at the location of the loudspeaker, a flat portion located to be adjacent a surface of the electronic device, and a concave portion adjacent to the flat portion and presenting a concave surface to the loudspeaker.. .
|Waveguide-coupled vertical cavity laser|
An integrated circuit includes an optical source that provides an optical signal to an optical waveguide. In particular, the optical source may be implemented by fusion-bonding a iii-v semiconductor to a semiconductor layer in the integrated circuit.
|High reflectance polycarbonate|
In an embodiment, a reflector comprises a polycarbonate composition, the polycarbonate composition comprises: polycarbonate; 10 wt % to 20 wt % titanium dioxide, based upon a total weight of the polycarbonate composition; an optional flame retardant; and an optional uv stabilizer. A plaque formed from the polycarbonate composition has a reflectance of greater than or equal to 95%, as determined by reflectance measurements using a gretag macbeth coloreye spectrophotometer (d65 light source, 10 degree observer, uv included) made at a wavelength of 680 nm.
|Diffusion globe led lighting device|
Disclosed is a lighting fixture that provides approximately even illumination across a planar surface. Also enclosed is an led light for producing the same.
A lamp has a plurality of leds which are arranged behind one another in the lamp's longitudinal direction and in led spacing by means of an led carrier. Each led emits light in a certain solid angle area around a beam centre direction.
|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.
A lighting device may be provided that includes a housing; a coupling member coupled to the housing; a reflector disposed between the housing and the coupling member; a light source unit connected to the coupling member; and an optical member connected to the light source unit, wherein the optical member transmits a part of light emitted from the light source unit and reflects the other part of the light to the reflector.. .
|Diffuse cholesteric reflector|
A diffuse reflector (100) uses a host layer (120) containing particles (122). The host layer (120) contains a cholesteric material that reflects a first frequency of light, and the particles (122) in the host layer (120) create separate cholesteric domains (126) that reflect light of the first frequency in different directions..
|Otdr mapping method|
A method is provided for mapping the position of a customer fibre end on a passive optical network (pon). The method comprises the steps of: connecting an optical reflector to a specific customer fibre end; carrying out an optical time domain reflectometer (otdr) trace of the a passive optical network utilising a central office otdr device; identifying a target reflection event in the otdr trace having an increased amplitude relative to other reflection events in the otdr trace, consequent upon the presence of the optical reflector; and mapping data associated with the target reflection event to the specific customer..