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Date/App# patent app List of recent Refract-related patents
08/14/14
20140228354
 Method for inhibition of deubiquitinating activity patent thumbnailnew patent Method for inhibition of deubiquitinating activity
Compounds of the general structure s-1, wherein x and r1-r5 are defined in the specification, are capable of abrogating the deubiquitinating (dub) activity of the 19s rp dubs and are useful in methods and compositions for treating cancer, in particular, cancer tumors refractory to treatment by state-of-the-art chemotherapy.. .
08/14/14
20140228211
 Method for producing light ceramic materials patent thumbnailnew patent Method for producing light ceramic materials
The present invention relates to a novel process for producing ceramic materials, in particular refractory materials having a reduced relative density. In particular, the invention relates to a process for producing light, refractory materials having non-contiguous pores based on shaped and unshaped materials.
08/14/14
20140228198
 Pressure casting slip and refractory ceramic produced therefrom for gas turbine units patent thumbnailnew patent Pressure casting slip and refractory ceramic produced therefrom for gas turbine units
A pressure casting slip for producing a refractory ceramic for use as a heat shield, e.g. In the hot gas path of gas turbine units, includes a particulate mixture of at least two materials having different coefficients of thermal expansion and also organic and/or inorganic binders and floating agents.
08/14/14
20140227468
 Duct and a method for its manufacture patent thumbnailnew patent Duct and a method for its manufacture
A ventilation duct includes a refractory fibre material and binder agent and has longitudinal wall sections and longitudinal fold- or joint lines located there between. The wall sections between the fold- or joint lines have longitudinal, thickened and outwardly bulging portions in which longitudinal rigidifying dements are disposed.
08/14/14
20140226843
 Multi-channel headphone patent thumbnailnew patent Multi-channel headphone
A multi-channel headphone has a housing, multiple independent sound channels formed in the housing, and at least one speaker unit mounted inside the housing. The at least one speaker unit produces sound directly passing through one of the sound channels and refracted through the rest of sound channels.
08/14/14
20140226223
 Monolithic optical components with integrated flexures patent thumbnailnew patent Monolithic optical components with integrated flexures
An optical element includes a monolithic body portion, the monolithic body portion having an inner body portion, an outer body portion extending at least partially around the inner body portion, and exactly three flexural hinges connecting the inner body portion to the outer body portion. One of the inner body portion and the outer body portion defines an optical active portion configured to reflect, refract, or diffract light, and the other of the inner body portion and outer body portion defines a mount portion..
08/14/14
20140226222
 Wide-angle image capturing lens assembly patent thumbnailnew patent Wide-angle image capturing lens assembly
A wide-angle image capturing lens assembly includes four lens elements with refractive power, in order from an object side to an image side, a first lens element, a second lens element, a third lens element and a fourth lens element and each of the first through fourth lens elements is single and non-cemented. The first lens element with negative refractive power has a concave image-side surface.
08/14/14
20140226220
 Image lens assembly system patent thumbnailnew patent Image lens assembly system
An image lens assembly system includes, in order from an object side to an image side, a first lens element, a second lens element, a third lens element, a fourth lens element, a fifth lens element, a sixth lens element and a seventh lens element. The first lens element with negative refractive power has a convex object-side surface.
08/14/14
20140226211
 Optical integrator, illumination optical device, aligner, and method for fabricating device patent thumbnailnew patent Optical integrator, illumination optical device, aligner, and method for fabricating device
An optical integrator is able to keep down a light-quantity loss in modified illumination with an illumination optical apparatus. An optical integrator of a wavefront division type according to the present invention has a plurality of refracting surface regions which refract incident light, and a plurality of deflecting surface regions provided corresponding to the plurality of refracting surface regions and adapted for changing a traveling direction of the incident light.
08/14/14
20140226133
 Multiprojection system patent thumbnailnew patent Multiprojection system
Provided is a multiprojection system capable of preventing degradation in the quality of a displayed image to be while allowing detection of light that an adjacent projector projects to form an image. A plurality of projector units (1) each projects a formed image in such a way that the plurality of formed images are joined with each other to form a single displayed image.
08/14/14
20140226124
new patent Silicone contact lens and method for manufacturing thereof
A contact lens and a method for manufacturing thereof are provided. The contact lens has a silicone contact lens base material and an amorphous carbon film formed in the silicone contact lens base material.
08/14/14
20140226017
new patent Image pick-up device and pos system including the same
An image pick-up device which photographs an object to generate an image signal representing the object, including: a housing including an opening; a transparent plate which covers the opening; an image detector arranged in the housing; an optical lens forming an image of the object on the image detector through the transparent plate; a lighting device arranged in the housing and placed both in an inner area in which an imaging area outside the housing is folded into the housing with reference to one surface of the transparent plate, and in an outer area of the imaging area; and an optical-path modifying element which causes an optical path of the light to be refracted such that the light is emitted from a virtual image of the lighting device, the virtual image being placed outside the inner area.. .
08/14/14
20140225905
new patent Interferometric optical modulator with broadband reflection characteristics
An optical device suitable for forming a pixel in a video display. The optical device includes a first layer having a first refractive index; a second layer over the first layer, the second layer having a second refractive index less than the first refractive index; and a third layer over the second layer, the third layer having a third refractive index larger than the second refractive index; and a fourth layer that is at least partially optically absorptive, wherein the optical stack and the fourth layer are a first distance from one another when the device is in a first state and are a second distance from one another when the device is in a second state, the first distance different from the second distance..
08/14/14
20140225144
new patent Light-reflective conductive particle, anisotropic conductive adhesive, and light-emitting device
A light-reflective conductive particle for an anisotropic conductive adhesive used for connecting a light-emitting element to a wiring board by anisotropic conductive connection includes a core particle covered with a metal material and a light reflecting layer formed of a light-reflective inorganic particle having a refractive index of 1.52 or greater on the surface of the core particle. Examples of the light-reflective inorganic particles having a refractive index of 1.52 or greater include a titanium oxide particle, a zinc oxide particle, and an aluminum oxide particle.
08/14/14
20140225138
new patent Light-emitting device
A light-emitting device is disclosed and comprises: a transparent substrate; a semiconductor light-emitting stack on the transparent substrate, wherein the semiconductor light-emitting stack comprises a first semiconductor layer close to the transparent substrate, a second semiconductor layer away from the transparent substrate, and a light-emitting layer capable of emitting a light disposed between the first semiconductor layer and the second semiconductor layer; and a bonding layer between the transparent substrate and the semiconductor light-emitting stack, wherein the bonding layer has a gradually changed refractive index, and each of critical angles at the bonding layer and the transparent substrate for the light emitted from the light-emitting layer towards the transparent substrate is larger than 35 degrees.. .
08/14/14
20140225128
new patent Light collecting module
A light collecting module includes a pliable light guide, an inner light source, and a photocell. A surface of the light guide has a first area, a second area, and a third area.
08/14/14
20140225100
new patent Organic electroluminescent device
An organic electroluminescent device having a capping layer composed of material having a high refractive index, excelling in thin film stability and durability and having no absorption in the respective wavelength ranges of blue, green, and red is provided to improve device characteristics of the organic electroluminescent device, particularly to greatly improve light extraction efficiency. The organic electroluminescent device has at least an anode electrode, a hole transport layer, a light emitting layer, an electron transport layer, a cathode electrode, and the capping layer in this order, wherein the capping layer contains an arylamine compound (x) having a structure in which two triphenylamine structures are joined within a molecule via a single bond or a divalent group that does not contain a heteroatom..
08/14/14
20140225036
new patent Nematic liquid crystal composition
A nematic liquid crystal composition of the present invention is used in liquid crystal display devices of the tn mode, ocb mode, ecb mode, ips mode, or va-ips mode. The liquid crystal composition has positive dielectric anisotropy.
08/14/14
20140224637
new patent Method for reducing energy consumption by thermal coupling
The claimed invention relates to a method for reducing energy consumption in a distillation process by using thermal coupling. Embodiments of the claimed invention are directed to the inclusion of a side reboiler and a partial condenser in the prefractionation section of a first column, which in turn helps to uniformly distribute the vapor liquid traffic between a first column and a second column..
08/14/14
20140224530
new patent Mixed-metal system conductors for use in low-temperature co-fired ceramic circuits and devices
A composition for forming transition vias and transition line conductors is disclosed for minimizing interface effects at electrical connections between dissimilar metal compositions. The composition has (a) inorganic components selected from the group consisting of (i) 20-45 wt % gold and 80-55 wt % silver and (ii) 100 wt % silver-gold solid solution alloys, and (b) an organic medium.
08/07/14
20140221931
Needle guard
A needle guard assembly having a resilient arm extending from a base situated to slide along the shaft of a needle, in one implementation the needle guard has an elongate containment member that rides with the resilient arm and is co-operable with the resilient arm to effectuate a covering of the entire distal tip of the needle upon the needle being refracted into the needle guard.. .
08/07/14
20140221540
Ir-reflecting compositions
A composition comprising multistage polymeric particles having an average particle diameter from 0.5 to 15 μm and a vicker's scale hardness from 100 to 700 kgf/mm2; and a film-forming polymer having tg no greater than 80° c. The refractive index difference measured from 400 nm to 800 nm between the polymeric particles and the film-forming polymer is no greater than 0.02 and the average refractive index difference measured from 800 nm to 2500 nm between the polymeric particles and the film-forming polymer is at least 0.04..
08/07/14
20140221442
Use of dianhydrogalactitol and analogs and derivatives thereof to treat glioblastoma multiforme
The use of dianhydrogalactitol provides a novel therapeutic modality for the treatment of glioblastoma multiforme. Dianhydrogalactitol acts as an alkylating agent on dna that creates n7 methylation.
08/07/14
20140221191
Optical glass and optical element
The present invention is aimed to provide a cost-effective optical glass with refractive index of 1.74-1.80 and abbe number of 47-51 but containing no gd2o3 and an optical element made hereof. The optical glass contains the following components according to percentage by weight: more than 2.7% but less than 10% of sio2, 20-31% of b2o3, 38-49% of la2o3, more than 12% but less than 20% of y2o3, more than 1% but less than 4% of zno, more than 0.5% but less than 3% of nb2o5, wherein the content of zno is more than that of nb2o5, 0-5% of ta2o5, 0-5% of ro, wherein the ro is one or more of cao, sro and mgo, and content of zro2 is more than 6.7% but less than 15%.
08/07/14
20140220711
Apparatus, method and program for manufacturing nitride film
A nitride film manufacturing apparatus forms a nitride film on a substrate provided in a chamber by a plasma cvd technique. Specifically, the nitride film manufacturing apparatus includes a controller for calculating a first period for applying first high-frequency power having a relatively high frequency and a second period for applying second high-frequency power having a relatively low frequency in order to obtain desired compressive stress or tensile stress of the nitride film, based on distribution of a refractive index of the nitride film and/or distribution of a deposition rate of the nitride film, the distribution falling within a predetermined numerical range and being obtained using the first high-frequency power and/or the second high-frequency power applied independently for forming the nitride film..
08/07/14
20140220351
Synthesis of metal oxide and mixed metal oxide solutions
The disclosure provides methods and materials for preparing a titania nanoparticle product. For example, titania nanoparticle products having desirable optical properties such as a desirable refractive index are prepared according to the methods provided herein..
08/07/14
20140220283
Screen saver
A stack of laminated transparent lenses consists of two alternating optically clear materials in intimate contact. The materials are a plastic lens and clear adhesive.
08/07/14
20140220251
Nanoporous coating synthesis and apparatus
An example of a nanoballoon thermal protection system includes a refractory ceramic foam having carbide balloons. The foam has a closed cell structure not allowing liquid to penetrate through the foam.
08/07/14
20140219881
Biooptical and biofunctional properties, applications and methods of polylactic acid films
High surface energy materials with low refractive index and uv transparency wherein multilayers of similar or dissimilar materials are thermally fused together to form various functional optical requirements are provided. In some embodiments, a photocatalytic biopolymer structure comprising of a uv transparent biopolymer in integrating fused nanophotocatalytic minerals such as tio2 used for various applications is provided.
08/07/14
20140219722
Method and apparatus for forming and applying retroreflective pavement markings
A method for forming and applying retroreflective pavement markings comprising the steps of a) spraying the area with a hot epoxy binder, b) depositing particles of a microcrystalline ceramic element having a high refractive index onto the fresh epoxy binder, c) depositing relatively large spherical glass beads onto the fresh epoxy binder, and d) depositing relatively small spherical glass beads onto the fresh epoxy binder. The small beads provide high reflectivity in daytime and at night on dry pavement.
08/07/14
20140219683
Surface-emitting laser device, surface-emitting laser array, optical scanner, image forming apparatus, and method for manufacturing surface-emitting laser device
A surface-emitting laser device includes a transparent dielectric layer provided in an emitting region and configured to cause a reflectance at a peripheral part to be different from a reflectance at a central part in the emitting region. In the surface-emitting laser device, the thickness of a contact layer is different between a region having a relatively high reflectance and a region having a relatively low reflectance in the emitting region.
08/07/14
20140219619
Adapter and methods for cleaning an optical junction and reducing optical back reflection
An adapter includes a housing with opposed openings for receiving a first connector that is mechanically and optically mateable with a second connector to form one or more optical signal communication links. The housing is arranged with a slot for receiving a flexible material having an index of refraction that approximates the index of refraction of aligned pairs of optical fibers.
08/07/14
20140219301
Reflectivity-modulated grating mirror
The invention relates to vertical cavity lasers (vcl) incorporating a reflectivity-modulated grating mirror (1) for modulating the laser output. A cavity is formed by a bottom mirror (4), an active region (3), and an outcoupling top grating mirror (1) formed by a periodic refractive index grating region in a layer structure comprising a p- and a n-doped semiconductor layer with an electrooptic material layer (12) arranged there between.
08/07/14
20140219054
Method of first arrival picking of seismic refraction data
The method of first arrival picking of seismic refraction data is embodied in software that uses the τ-p transform on energy-ratio seismic records. First, the seismic shots are gathered.
08/07/14
20140218937
Projection lens and optical surface determination method
A projection lens includes a rear face through which light emitted from a light source enters, and a front face from which the light is emitted in front of a vehicle in a predetermined light distribution pattern. The projection lens is configured such that, upon entering the projection lens, an incoming wavefront emitted from the light source is internally reflected by a first reflection region of the front face, a first intermediate wavefront generated by the internal reflection by the first reflection region is internally reflected by a second reflection region of the rear face, a second intermediate wavefront generated by the internal reflection by the second reflection region is refracted by a refraction region of the front face, and the refracted wavefront is emitted as an outgoing wavefront.
08/07/14
20140218812
Optical imaging lens set and electronic device comprising the same
An optical imaging lens set from an object side toward an image side along an optical axis in order includes: a first lens element having an image-side surface with a convex portion in a vicinity of its circular periphery, a second lens element having an object-side surface with a convex portion in a vicinity of its optical axis, a third lens element having an object-side surface with a concave portion in a vicinity of its optical axis, a fourth lens element with positive refractive power, and a plastic fifth lens element having an image-side surface with a concave portion in a vicinity of its optical axis.. .
08/07/14
20140218809
Focus adjusting optical lens assembly
A focus adjusting optical lens assembly includes, in order from an object side to an image side, a first lens element, a second lens element, a third lens element, a fourth lens element and a fifth lens element. The first lens element with positive refractive power has a convex object-side surface.
08/07/14
20140218808
Zoom lens
A zoom lens comprises a first lens unit g1 having a positive refractive power, a second lens unit g2 having a negative refractive power, a third lens unit g3 having a positive refractive power, a fourth lens unit g4 having a negative refractive power, a fifth lens unit g5, and a sixth lens unit g6 having a positive refractive power. Zooming from a wide angle end to a telephoto end is carried out by changing a distance between the lens units, and a distance between the first lens unit g1 and the third lens unit g3 narrows at the telephoto end than at the wide angle end, and the first lens unit g1 is stationary at the time of zooming from the wide angle end to the telephoto end, and lens units from the second lens unit g2 to the fifth lens unit g5 move..
08/07/14
20140218806
Eyepiece lens system and image observation device
An eyepiece lens system forms a magnified virtual image of an object to be observed, the system including: a first group disposed adjacent to an image display device and having negative refractive power; and a second group disposed adjacent to the first group on a side closer to an eye and having positive refractive power; the first group including a cemented doublet lens of a biconcave lens and a biconvex lens, the second group including two or three positive lenses, being telecentric on the object side. The eyepiece lens system has satisfactory telecentricity on the object side and satisfactorily corrects aberration..
08/07/14
20140218800
Zoom lens
A zoom lens includes sequentially from an object side, a first lens group having a positive refractive power, a second lens group having a negative refractive power, a third lens group having a positive refractive power, a fourth lens group having a negative refractive power, a fifth lens group having a positive refractive power, and a sixth lens group having a negative refractive power. The zoom lens varies the interval between the lens groups to perform zooming; shifts the second lens group in a direction substantially orthogonal to the optical axis to correct image blur occurring with optical system vibrations; and satisfies given conditions, enabling a compact size and a high zoom ratio to be achieved while improving imaging performance..
08/07/14
20140218786
Devices and methods for achieving non-contacting white state in interferometric modulators
This disclosure provides systems, methods and apparatus for providing white light color output from an electromechanical systems (ems) device with reduced likelihood of stiction. In one aspect, interferometric modulators are configured to provide a white color output while having a non-zero modulator gap dimension.
08/07/14
20140218699
Image projector having an optical projection system with independently focusing lens
An optical projection system for projecting an enlarged image on a projection surface is provided. The optical projection system includes an image forming element, a coaxial optical system and a concave mirror.
08/07/14
20140218685
Eye refractive power measuring apparatus
An eye refractive power measuring apparatus includes: a measuring part configured to project measurement light onto a fundus of an examinee's eye and measure refractive power of the eye based on reflection light of the measurement light from the fundus; a fixation target presenting part configured to present a fixation target to the eye; a drive part configured to move a presenting position of the fixation target; and a control part configured to control the drive part to move the presenting position from far distance to near distance, the apparatus being configured to measure the eye refractive power in at least a far position and a near position, wherein the control part controls the drive part to change a control amount thereof based on a change in measurement results of the eye refractive power while the fixation target is moved from the far distance to the near distance.. .
08/07/14
20140218681
Statistical autorefractor
Methods for determining a prescription (rx) for a person include providing aberrometric data characterizing wavefront errors of the person's eye, the aberrometric data being obtained using an wavefront sensor and comprising one or more coefficients characterizing the wavefront errors; determining a starting rx for the person's eye based on the one or more coefficients and on predetermined information relating aberrometric data and subjective refraction data for a plurality of people's eyes; and reporting the starting rx to an eye care professional.. .
08/07/14
20140218674
Liquid crystalline polymer lens structure
A liquid crystalline polymer lens structure includes a refractive index distribution film, a lens and a flexible substrate. The flexible substrate is laminated on the surface of the lens, and the refractive index distribution film is encapsulated inside the flexible substrate.
08/07/14
20140218647
System, apparatus, and method for correcting vision using an electro-active lens
A spectacle lens is disclosed. The disclosed lens provides a vision correcting area for the correction of a wearer's refractive error.
08/07/14
20140218585
Imaging lens, and portable electronic apparatus including the same
An imaging lens includes an aperture stop, first, second, third, fourth and fifth lens elements arranged from an object side to an image side in the given order. The first lens element has a positive refractive power.
08/07/14
20140218584
Mobile device and optical imaging lens thereof
Present embodiments provide for a mobile device and an optical imaging lens thereof. The optical imaging lens comprises five lens elements positioned sequentially from an object side to an image side.
08/07/14
20140218583
Imaging lens having five lens elements, and electronic apparatus including the same
An imaging lens includes first, second, third, fourth and fifth lens elements arranged from an object side to an image side in the given order. The first lens element has a positive refractive power.
08/07/14
20140218582
Optical image capturing system
An optical image capturing system includes, in order from an object side to an image side, a first lens element, a second lens element, a third lens element, a fourth lens element, a fifth lens element and a sixth lens element. The first lens element with positive refractive power has a convex object-side surface.
08/07/14
20140218512
Measuring device and processing system using same
A measuring device is configured to measure a height of a mold. The measuring device includes a laser generator, a raster, a camera module, and a controller.
08/07/14
20140217655
Ramming mass for the refractory coating of a metallurgical vessel, method for implementing same and metallurgical vessel, in particular a blast furnace, comprising a coating using said ramming mass
The ramming mass is in particular intended for forming the joint between two concentric annular assemblies forming a side wall of the vessel or between a lower part of an inner annular assembly and the periphery of one or more refractory layers forming the floor of the vessel.. .
08/07/14
20140217654
Ceramic refractory stopper
The invention relates to a ceramic refractory stopper (a stopper device) for controlling a flow of molten metal at an outlet opening of a metallurgical vessel, such as a tundish.. .
08/07/14
20140217539
Semiconductor optoelectronics devices
A semiconductor device comprising a semiconductor substrate with a plurality of photo-diodes arranged in the semiconductor substrate with interconnect layers defining apertures at the photo-diodes and a first polymer which fills the gaps such as to cover the photo-diode. Further, layers of color filters are arranged on top the gap filling polymer layer opposite to the photo-diodes and a second polymer arranged on the interconnect layers covers and planarizes and passivates the color filter layers.
08/07/14
20140217538
Solid-state image sensor and camera
A solid-state image sensor includes a structure having a semiconductor layer in which a plurality of photoelectric converters are arranged, a light blocking member arranged above a face of the structure and including a plurality of circular openings each corresponding to at least one of the photoelectric converters, a first layer configured to cover the light blocking member, and exposed portions of the face of the structure, that are formed by the plurality of circular openings, and a second layer arranged to cover the first layer and having a refractive index higher than that of the first layer, wherein an interface between the first layer and the second layer includes lens faces protruding toward the exposed portions.. .
08/07/14
20140217385
Outcoupling device and light source
The invention relates to a light source (1) comprising a light generating unit (2) like an organic light emitting diode and an outcoupling device (3) for coupling light out of the light generating unit in an outcoupling direction (4). The outcoupling device comprises a first region (5) for facing the light generating unit, a second region (7) having a refractive index being smaller than the refractive index of the first region, and a structured intermediate region (6) between the first region and the second region.
08/07/14
20140217370
Organic light emitting display device with insulating layer formed as multi-layered structure
Provided is an organic light emitting display device, including a substrate, an insulating layer on the substrate, and a display element layer on the insulating layer, in which the insulating layer includes one or more low refractive layers and one or more high refractive layers.. .
08/07/14
20140217092
Composite sheet and cargo container comprising same
This invention is directed to a non-rigid composite sheet comprising in order a first component having an areal density of from 102 to 678 gsm comprising a first fabric of filamentary yarns having a tenacity of at least 11 g/dtex and a uv and weather impervious first polymeric layer, a second component having an areal density of from 10 to 170 gsm comprising a flame resistant inorganic refractory layer adjacent to at least one protective polymeric layers, and a third component having an areal density of from 102 to 678 gsm comprising a second fabric of filamentary yarns having a tenacity of at least 11 g/dtex and an impact and scratch resistant second polymeric layer, the second fabric of the third component being adjacent to the refractory layer of the second component.. .


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