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Date/App# patent app List of recent Refract-related patents
04/07/16
20160099438 
 Organic light-emitting diode (oled) display patent thumbnailOrganic light-emitting diode (oled) display
An organic light-emitting diode (oled) display is disclosed. In one aspect, the oled display includes a plurality of pixels and each pixel includes a first area configured to emit light and a second area configured to transmit external light therethrough.
Samsung Display Co., Ltd.


04/07/16
20160099437 
 Opal glasses for light extraction patent thumbnailOpal glasses for light extraction
Opal glass compositions and devices incorporating opal glass compositions are described herein. The compositions solve problems associated with the use of opal glasses as light-scattering layers in electroluminescent devices, such as organic light-emitting diodes.
Corning Incorporated


04/07/16
20160099385 
 Method for manufacturing vertical type light emitting diode, vertical type light emitting diode,  manufacturing ultraviolet ray light emitting diode, and ultraviolet ray light emitting diode patent thumbnailMethod for manufacturing vertical type light emitting diode, vertical type light emitting diode, manufacturing ultraviolet ray light emitting diode, and ultraviolet ray light emitting diode
A vertical type light emitting diode includes a nitride semiconductor having a p-n conjunction structure with a transparent material layer formed on a p type clad layer, the transparent material layer having a refractive index different from that of the p type clad layer and having a pattern structure of mesh, punched plate, or one-dimensional grid form, etc. A reflective metal electrode layer is formed on the transparent material layer as a p-electrode.
Korea Polytechnic University Industry Academic Cooperation Foundation


04/07/16
20160099377 
 Light-emitting element patent thumbnailLight-emitting element
Wherein λ is the light-emitting wavelength of the light-emitting element 4, and n is the refractive index of the transparent electrode layer 6.. .

04/07/16
20160099296 
 Organic light-emitting display apparatus patent thumbnailOrganic light-emitting display apparatus
An organic light-emitting display apparatus includes a substrate; a plurality of pixels provided on a first surface of the substrate and each comprising a first area configured to emit light and a second area configured to have external light transmit therethrough; a pixel circuit unit provided in the first area of each of the plurality of pixels and comprising at least one thin-film transistor (tft); a first electrode provided in the first area of each of the plurality of pixels and electrically connected to the pixel circuit unit; a second electrode facing the plurality of first electrodes, electrically connected throughout the plurality of pixels, and provided in at least in the first area of each of the plurality of pixels; an intermediate layer disposed between the first electrode and the second electrode and comprising an organic emission layer; and an inorganic insulating film provided in the second area of each of the plurality of pixels, and comprising a plurality of layers having different refractive indices, wherein at least one of the plurality of layers has a moth eye structure.. .
Samsung Display Co., Ltd.


04/07/16
20160099270 
 Image-sensor structures patent thumbnailImage-sensor structures
An image-sensor structure is provided. The image-sensor structure includes a substrate, a plurality of photoelectric conversion units formed in the substrate, and a plurality of color filter patterns including a red filter pattern having a first refractive index, a green filter pattern having a second refractive index and a blue filter pattern having a third refractive index formed above the substrate and the photoelectric conversion units, wherein at least one color filter pattern contains a component having a specific refractive index such that the second refractive index of the green filter pattern is higher than the first refractive index of the red filter pattern and the third refractive index of the blue filter pattern..
Visera Technologies Company Limited


04/07/16
20160098030 
 Multi-stylus orbital engraving tool patent thumbnailMulti-stylus orbital engraving tool
A selectable symbol engraving tool for use with a cnc machine. The engraving tool includes a housing and an array of styluses supported in the housing.

04/07/16
20160097918 
 Optical image capturing system patent thumbnailOptical image capturing system
A five-piece optical lens for capturing image and a five-piece optical module for capturing image, along the optical axis in order from an object side to an image side, include a first lens with positive refractive power having a convex object-side surface; a second lens with refractive power; a third lens with refractive power; a fourth lens with refractive power; and a fifth lens with negative refractive power. An image-side surface of the fifth lens can be concave, and both surfaces thereof are both aspheric, wherein at least one surface thereof has an inflection point.
Ability Opto-electronics Technology Co., Ltd.


04/07/16
20160097917 
 Optical image capturing system patent thumbnailOptical image capturing system
A five-piece optical lens for capturing image and a five-piece optical module for capturing image, along the optical axis in order from an object side to an image side, include a first lens with positive refractive power having a convex object-side surface; a second lens with refractive power; a third lens with refractive power; a fourth lens with refractive power; and a fifth lens with negative refractive power; and at least one of the image-side surface and object-side surface of each of the five lens elements are aspheric. The optical lens can increase aperture value and improve the imagining quality for use in compact cameras..
Ability Opto-electronics Technology Co., Ltd.


04/07/16
20160097916 
 Optical image capturing system patent thumbnailOptical image capturing system
An optical image capturing system, from an object side to an image side, comprises 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 has a positive refractive power and may have a convex object-side surface.
Ability Opto-electronics Technology Co.ltd.


04/07/16
20160097915 

Optical imaging lens


An optical imaging lens includes an aperture stop and an optical assembly, the optical assembly includes, in order from the object side to the image side: a first lens element with a refractive power; a second lens element with a negative refractive power; a third lens element with a positive refractive power; a fourth lens element with a negative refractive power; a fifth lens element with a refractive power; wherein a focal length of the optical imaging lens is f, focal lengths of the first, second, third, fourth and fifth lens elements are f1, f2, f3, f4, f5, respectively, a radius of curvature of an image-side surface of the first lens element is r2, satisfying: . .
f3


04/07/16
20160097892 

Optical member, backlight unit and display device


An optical member, backlight unit and display device are provided. The optical member includes: a reflective substrate including a base member, a reflective layer disposed on the base member, and a plurality of refractive layers disposed on the reflective layer; an optical conversion layer disposed on the reflective substrate; and a barrier substrate disposed on the optical conversion layer..
Lg Electronics Inc.


04/07/16
20160097884 

Microstructured optical films comprising fluorene-containing monomer


Polymerizable resin compositions and microstructures comprising the reaction product of such polymerizable resin compositions are described. The microstructures comprise the reaction product of a polymerizable resin composition comprising an organic portion having a refractive index of at least 1.56 wherein the polymerizable resin composition comprises a fluorene-containing monomer..
3m Innovative Properties Company


04/07/16
20160097883 

Microlens array substrate, electrooptical device including microlens array substrate, projection type display apparatus, and manufacturing microlens array substrate


A microlens array substrate includes: a light transmitting substrate in which a first lens surface formed of a concave surface is formed on a substrate surface on one side; a first lens layer which covers the substrate surface on one side and has a refractive index which is different from that of the light transmitting substrate; a light transmitting layer which covers the first lens layer on the opposite side to the light transmitting substrate; and a second lens layer which covers the light transmitting layer on the opposite side to the light transmitting substrate and in which a second lens surface formed of a convex surface is formed on the opposite side to the light transmitting substrate, in which the light transmitting layer has smaller refractive index and coefficient of thermal expansion than those of the first lens layer and the second lens layer.. .
Seiko Epson Corporation


04/07/16
20160096855 

Method of treating colorectal cancer


The present invention relates to the use of certain platinum compounds including [ptcb(cis-1,4-diaminocyclohexane)], or combinations of these compounds with a variety of other agents for treating and/or preventing the progression of colorectal cancer in mammals. In particular, the invention provides methods of treating and/or preventing oxaliplatin-refractory colorectal cancer in mammals..

04/07/16
20160096763 

Corrosion-resistant glass melt electrodes and methods of using them


In various embodiments, refractory-metal glass melt electrodes are single-crystalline, at least within an outer layer thereof.. .

04/07/16
20160096350 

Multiple layer interlayer resisting defect formation


Multilayered interlayers comprising stiff skin layers and a soft core layer(s) are disclosed. The multilayered interlayers comprise: a first polymer layer (skin layer) comprising plasticized poly(vinyl butyral) resin; a second polymer layer (core layer) comprising a blend of two or more plasticized poly(vinyl butyral) resins having different residual hydroxyl content wherein the plasticizer is a high refractive index plasticizer having a refractive index of at least about 1.460; and optionally, a third polymer layer (skin layer) comprising plasticized poly(vinyl butyral) resin..
Solutia Inc.


04/07/16
20160096316 

Methods of making articles using structured tapes


Methods of making articles using structured tapes are disclosed. The structured tapes may include a structured template layer having a structured surface and an opposed second surface and an uncured backfill layer, the uncured backfill layer has a lower refractive index than the structured template layer, and the uncured backfill layer has a structured surface conforming to the structured surface of the structured template layer and an opposed second surface.
3m Innovative Properties Company


04/07/16
20160096120 

Puppet control mechanism


An apparatus comprises a puppet device. The apparatus also comprises a control mechanism operably connected to the puppet device to control movement of the puppet device.
Disney Enterprises, Inc.


03/31/16
20160093828 

Organic light-emitting diode display and manufacturing method thereof


An organic light-emitting diode display includes an organic light-emitting display device including a first electrode, an intermediate layer including an organic emission layer, and a second electrode; a first inorganic encapsulation layer on the second electrode; a second inorganic encapsulation layer on the first inorganic encapsulation layer; and an organic encapsulation layer on the second inorganic encapsulation layer. A refractive index of the first inorganic encapsulation layer is higher than a refractive index of the second inorganic encapsulation layer.
Samsung Display Co., Ltd.


03/31/16
20160093779 

Light emitting device


Provided is a light emitting device. A semiconductor light emitting element with a peak wavelength ranging from 395 nm to 410 nm is used as a light source, light scattering particles made of a material with a band gap of 3.4 ev or more are dispersed in a dispersion medium of a reflection member, and a refractive index of the light scattering particles is larger than a refractive index of the dispersion medium by 0.3 or more.
Koito Manufacturing Co., Ltd.


03/31/16
20160093658 

Image-sensor structures


An image-sensor structure is provided. The image-sensor structure includes a substrate, a plurality of photoelectric conversion units formed in the substrate, a plurality of separated color filters formed above the substrate and the photoelectric conversion units, a first light shielding layer surrounding the separated color filters, and a first conductive polymer element blended with a low-refractive-index component filled between the individual separated color filters and between the all separated color filters and the first light shielding layer, wherein the first conductive polymer element is electrically connected to a grounding pad..
Visera Technologies Company Limited


03/31/16
20160093636 

Alternating refractive index in charge-trapping film in three-dimensional memory


Techniques are provided for fabricating a three-dimensional, charge-trapping memory device with improved long term data retention. A corresponding three-dimensional, charge-trapping memory device is also provided which includes a stack of alternating word line layers and dielectric layers.
Sandisk Technologies Inc.


03/31/16
20160093319 

Magnetoresistive sensor with saf structure having amorphous alloy layer


A magnetoresistive (mr) sensor including a synthetic antiferromagnetic (saf) structure that is magnetically coupled to a side shield element. The saf structure includes at least one magnetic amorphous layer that is an alloy of a ferromagnetic material and a refractory material.
Seagate Technology Llc


03/31/16
20160093063 

Methods and systems for corneal topography, blink detection and laser eye surgery


A method of blink detection in a laser eye surgical system includes providing a topography measurement structure having a geometric marker. The method includes bringing the topography measurement structure into a position proximal to an eye such that light traveling from the geometric marker is capable of reflecting off a refractive structure of the eye of the patient, and also detecting the light reflected from the structure of the eye for a predetermined time period while the topography measurement structure is at the proximal position.
Optimedica Corporation


03/31/16
20160092652 

Control system for control of distribution of medication


A system of controlling distribution of a medication in the treatment or prevention of epilepsy is provided. A central controller of the system has a data store and one or more processors for reading and writing data to the data store.
Brabant Pharma Limited


03/31/16
20160091775 

Grating-based light modulation employing a liquid crystal


A light modulator includes a light guide to guide light by total internal reflection, a diffraction grating at a surface of the light guide, and a liquid crystal in contact with the diffraction grating. The liquid crystal has a first state with a first refractive index that substantially matches a refractive index of a material of the diffraction grating to defeat the diffractive coupling.
Hewlett-packard Development Company, L.p.


03/31/16
20160091772 

Optical modulator and image display apparauts


An optical modulator includes: an optical waveguide that is constituted by a material having an electro-optical effect; a wavelength selector that is provided to the optical waveguide, and selects a wavelength of a light beam that is guided through the optical waveguide; and an optical modulator that is provided to the optical waveguide, and modulates intensity of a light beam with a wavelength selected by the wavelength selector, wherein the wavelength selector includes, a first electric field applicator that is capable of forming a first refractive index distribution in which a refractive index periodically varies in a first period along an optical wave-guiding direction of the optical waveguide, and a second electric field applicator that is capable of forming a second refractive index distribution in which a refractive index periodically varies in a second period different from the first period along the optical wave-guiding direction of the optical waveguide.. .
Seiko Epson Corporation


03/31/16
20160091751 

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.


03/31/16
20160091738 

Optical closed loop microresonator and thyristor memory device


A semiconductor device that includes an optical resonator spaced from a waveguide structure to provide for evanescent-wave optical coupling therebetween. The optical resonator includes a closed loop waveguide defined by an epitaxial layer structure that includes at least one quantum well.
Opel Solar, Inc.


03/31/16
20160091716 

Apparatus and supressing double images on a combiner head-up display


A head-up display system and method are provided that suppress double images from a combiner by eliminating or reducing a reflection of a refracted image from the back surface of the combiner. The combiner contains a tilted axis polarizing structure that attenuates transmittance and subsequent reflection of a refracted polarized projector image but maintains high transmittance for the forward external scene imagery..
Honeywell International Inc.


03/31/16
20160091700 

Projection optical system and projector apparatus


A projection optical system comprises an image forming unit that forms an image; a refractive optical system including a plurality of lenses that enlarges and projects the image on a screen; and a reflecting surface, wherein an intermediate image is formed between the refractive optical system and the reflecting surface, and the projection optical system satisfies conditions of “0.6<d/did<0.8” and “2.5<did/f<6”, where “did” represents a maximum paraxial image height of the intermediate image in a focusing state in which a projection image is maximum, “d” represents a maximum value of a distance between an optical axis and an intersection of a paraxial image surface and a light beam passing center of an aperture stop of the refractive optical system, and “f” represents a focal length of the refractive optical system in a focusing state in which the projection image is maximum.. .

03/31/16
20160091699 

Zoom lens


A zoom lens includes a first lens group having negative refractive power, a second lens group having positive refractive power and a third lens group having positive refractive power. The second lens group is disposed between the first lens group and the third lens group.
A-optronics Technology Inc.


03/31/16
20160091698 

Zoom lens and imaging apparatus


A zoom lens consists of, in order from the 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 positive refractive power, wherein magnification change is effected by changing all distances between adjacent lens groups. The second lens group is moved from the object side toward the image side during magnification change from the wide-angle end to the telephoto end.
Fujifilm Corporation


03/31/16
20160091697 

Zoom lens and imaging apparatus


A zoom lens consists of, in order from the 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 positive refractive power, wherein magnification change is effected by changing all distances between adjacent lens groups. The first lens group is fixed relative to the image plane during magnification change, and the second lens group is moved from the object side toward the image side during magnification change from the wide-angle end to the telephoto end.
Fujifilm Corporation


03/31/16
20160091696 

Photographing lens system, image capturing device and electronic device


A photographing lens 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 and a fifth lens element. The first lens element with refractive power has a convex object-side surface.
Largan Precision Co., Ltd.


03/31/16
20160091695 

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.
Largan Precision Co., Ltd.


03/31/16
20160091694 

Optical image capturing system


A six-piece lens for capturing image and a six-piece optical module for capturing image are provided. In order from an object side to an image side, the lens along the optical axis comprises a first lens with positive refractive power having a convex object-side surface; a second lens with refractive power, a third lens with refractive power, a fourth lens with refractive power; a fifth lens with refractive power; and a sixth lens with negative refractive power having a concave image-side surface; and at least one of the image-side surface and object-side surface of each of the six lens elements are aspheric.
Ability Opto-electronics Technology Co.ltd.


03/31/16
20160091693 

Optical system


An optical system includes a first lens having positive refractive power, of which both surfaces are convex, a second lens having negative refractive power, a third lens having positive refractive power, and a fourth lens having negative refractive power. The first to fourth lenses are sequentially disposed from an object side.
Samsung Electro-mechanics Co., Ltd.


03/31/16
20160091692 

Zoom lens


There is provided a zoom lens, consisting of sequentially from an object side: a first lens group having a positive refractive power and a focusing function; a second lens group having a negative refractive power and having a variator function of performing zooming; a third lens group having a positive refractive power and a diaphragm; a fourth lens group having a positive refractive power, and having a compensator function of correcting a position of an imaging plane at the time of zooming; and a fifth lens group having a positive or negative refractive power, wherein the second lens group is moved to the imaging plane side from the object side along an optical axis, and the fourth lens group is moved along the optical axis in a state of fixing the first lens group, the third lens group, and the fifth lens group at the time of zooming from a wide angle end to a telephoto end, and only the first lens group is moved along the optical axis at the time of focusing.. .
Cbc Co., Ltd.


03/31/16
20160091691 

Optical system


There is provided an optical system including: a first lens having positive refractive power; a second lens having positive refractive power; a third lens having refractive power and having a convex object-side surface; a fourth lens having refractive power; and a fifth lens having refractive power, wherein the first to fifth lenses are sequentially disposed from an object side, whereby spherical aberration and coma aberration may be improved to realize high resolution in images captured thereby and increase an amount of light incident through the lenses to an image sensor.. .
Samsung Electro-mechanics Co., Ltd.


03/31/16
20160091649 

Laminate film, backlight unit, and liquid crystal display device


Provided are a laminate film which enables to enhance luminance, and a backlight unit and a liquid crystal display device including this laminate film, as well as a method for producing this laminate film. Provided are laminate films including an optical functional layer and a barrier layer stacked on at least one surface of the optical functional layer, laminate films each having a film having a higher refractive index than a refractive index of the optical functional layer, on a lateral surface of the optical functional layer.
Fujifilm Corporation


03/31/16
20160091648 

Thin film type controlled viewing window back light unit and thin flat type controlled viewing window display using the same


The present disclosure relates to a thin film type controlled viewing window back light unit and a thin flat type controlled viewing window display using the same. The present disclosure suggests a thin film type back light unit which can include: a base film having a width and a length, and including a high refractive film and a low refractive film stacked on the high refractive film; an incident pattern disposed at one side of a bottom surface of the base film; a reflective pattern disposed at an opposite side apart from the one side with the length of the bottom surface of the base film, and covering the width of the opposite side; a light radiating pattern disposed on an upper surface of the base film; a holographic film for controlling a viewing-window disposed on the light radiating pattern; and a light source being apart from the incident pattern, and providing an incident light to the incident pattern..
Lg Display Co., Ltd.


03/31/16
20160091634 

Substrate with antireflection coating and producing same


A substrate is provided with an abrasion resistance antireflection coating. The coated substrate includes a multilayer antireflection coating on at least one side.
Schott Ag


03/31/16
20160091633 

Optical member provided with anti-reflection film


An optical member includes a transparent substrate and an anti-reflection film. The anti-reflection film includes a refractive index gradient structure layer and an interference layer.
Fujifilm Corporation


03/31/16
20160091632 

Anti reflection film, display device, selecting anti reflection film for display device


A black plate is adhered with a transparent adhesive to a surface of the transparent substrate of the antireflection film that is opposite to the side of the high refractive index layer to prepare a specimen, and a surface of the specimen on the side of the low refractive index layer is measured for a diffusion light reflectance (rsce).. .

03/31/16
20160091421 

Refractive index based measurements


In a method for performing a refractive index based measurement of a property of a fluid such as chemical composition or temperature, a chirp in the local spatial frequency of interference fringes of an interference pattern is reduced by mathematical manipulation of the recorded light intensity in the interference pattern or by the physical positioning and arrangement of a detector used for capturing the interference pattern.. .
Technical University Of Denmark


03/31/16
20160091365 

Flow cell modules and liquid sample analyzers and methods including same


A flow cell for a fluorescence spectrometer includes a flow channel to receive a flow of a liquid sample, an excitation light entrance window to receive excitation light from a light source, and an emission light exit window to transmit fluorescent emission light from the liquid sample in the flow channel from the flow cell. The excitation light entrance window and/or emission light exit window includes a waveguide including: a waveguide core formed of a core material; and a cladding medium surrounding a portion of the waveguide core, wherein the cladding medium has a refractive index less than the refractive index of the core material.
Perkinelmer Health Sciences, Inc.


03/31/16
20160091167 

Illumination lens


Light sources include light-emitting surfaces only on a condenser lens side to emit illumination light. The condenser lens and the refraction optical member are formed integrally..
Oshino Lamps Limited


03/31/16
20160090320 

Glass, glass material for press molding, optical element blank, and optical element


Provided is a glass which contains, by mass %, the following components: 20 to 35% of sio2 and b2o3 in total, 50 to 70% of la2o3, gd2o3, y2o3 and yb2o3 in total, 37 to 69% of la2o3, 0 to 3% of gd2o3, 3 to 30% of y2o3, 0% or more but less than 2% of yb2o3, 2 to 15% of zro2, 1 to 6% of tio2, nb2o5 and ta2o5 in total, 0 to 4% of zno, and 0 to 2% of wo3, wherein a mass ratio zno/nb2o5 is in a range of 0 to 1.0 but nb2o5 is contained as an essential component, a refractive index nd is in a range of 1.790 to 1.830, and an abbe's number vd is in a range of 45 to 48.. .
Hoya Corporation


03/31/16
20160090176 

Rotorcraft having a stabilizer device


A rotorcraft having at least one stabilizer device of the tail plane and/or of the tail fin type. At least one stabilizer device is a variable wing area stabilizer device comprising an airfoil member provided with a stationary airfoil surface and a movable airfoil surface.
Airbus Helicopters


03/31/16
20160089539 

Refractory and blanking intervals in the context of multi-site left ventricular pacing


A refractory period for a pacemaker sensing channel refers to a period of time during which the sensing channel is either blind to incoming electrical signals, termed a blanking interval, and/or during which the device is configured to ignore such signals for purposes of sense event detection. Methods and devices for implementing refractory periods in the context of multi-site left ventricular pacing are described..
Cardiac Pacemakers, Inc.


03/31/16
20160089021 

Photorefraction ocular screening device and methods


A photorefraction ocular screening device for assessing vision and corresponding disorders associated with the human ocular system is provided. More specifically, the present invention provides for a photorefraction ocular screening device employing advanced methods of pupil detection and refractive error analysis.
Welch Allyn, Inc.


03/24/16
20160088730 

Package substrate and manufacturing method thereof


Provided is a package substrate and method for manufacturing package substrates. The method includes sticking a first photosensitive dry film on a first refractory laminate; eliminating the first photosensitive dry film except a predetermined area by exposure and development; sticking a layer of prepreg onto the first refractory laminate and the predetermined area of the first photosensitive dry film; sticking a second refractory laminate on the prepreg; and laser-cutting a slot.
Akm Electronics Technology (suzhou) Co., Ltd.


03/24/16
20160088242 

Reconfigurable phase change material masks for electro-optical compressive sensing


An optical system that includes a reconfigurable phase-change material (pcm) layer that includes a plurality of individually controllable pixel areas. Each individually controllable pixel area is variable between a first refractive index and a second refractive index.
Lockheed Martin Corporation


03/24/16
20160087245 

Organic light emitting diode device


An organic light emitting diode (oled) display includes a first substrate, a first electrode on the first substrate, a pixel defining layer having a first aperture exposing the first electrode, an organic light emitting layer on the first electrode, a second electrode on the organic light emitting layer, a second substrate that faces the first substrate, and a first filler and a second filler between the first and second substrates. The first filler is on the first aperture and has a higher refractive index than the second filler..
Samsung Display Co., Ltd.


03/24/16
20160087228 

Transparent diffusive oled substrate and producing such a substrate


A transparent diffusive oled substrate includes the following successive elements or layers: a transparent flat substrate made of mineral glass having a refractive index of between 1.45 and 1.65, a rough low index layer including mineral particles, the mineral particles being bonded to one side of the substrate by means of a low index enamel, the mineral particles near, at or protruding from the enamel's surface creating a surface roughness characterized by an arithmetical mean deviation ra comprised between 0.15 and 3 μm, the mineral particles and enamel both having a refractive index of between 1.45 and 1.65; a high index planarization layer made of an enamel having a refractive index comprised between 1.8 and 2.1 covering the rough low index layer (b).. .
Saint-gobain Glass France


03/24/16
20160087171 

A light emitting diode component


The present invention relates to a light emitting diode component (101), comprising a light emitting semiconductor structure (104) having a top surface, and a micro-optical multilayer structure (102) arranged to guide light out from said light emitting semiconductor structure (104), said micro-optical multilayer structure (102) comprising a plurality of layers, wherein an i+1:th layer is arranged on top an i:th layer in a sequence as seen from said semiconductor structure (104), wherein a refractive index, ni, of the i:th layer is greater than a refractive index, ni+1, of the i+1:th layer, and wherein a thickness of the i+1:th layer is greater than a thickness of the i:th layer. The present invention also relates to a light emitting diode comprising such a light emitting diode component..
Koninklijke Philips N.v.


03/24/16
20160087125 

Photoelectric conversion device, and solar cell


A photoelectric conversion device of an embodiment has a substrate, a bottom electrode on the substrate, a light absorbing layer on the bottom electrode, an n-type layer on the light absorbing layer, a transparent electrode on the n-type layer, and an oxide layer on the transparent electrode. Na and nb satisfy the relation 100/110≦nb/na≦110/100.
Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba


03/24/16
20160087114 

Broadband antireflection coatings under coverglass using ion gun assisted evaporation


The present disclosure generally relates to broadband antireflective coatings for reducing reflection of light in the infrared without compromising visible light reflectance in multijunction solar cells bonded to coverglass, and methods of forming the same. The antireflective coatings include a high index, one or more intermediate index, and low index of refraction dielectric layers.
The Boeing Company


03/24/16
20160086626 

Thermally assisted magnetic recording head with optical spot-size converter attached two dimensional thin waveguide


One embodiment generally relates to a magnetic recording head. The magnetic recording head has a body having an upper surface and a media bearing surface, a spot size converter disposed in the body and extending from the upper surface to the media bearing surface.
Hgst Netherlands B.v.


03/24/16
20160085118 

Liquid crystal lens display device


A liquid crystal lens display device, which includes a backlight module and a liquid crystal structure. The liquid crystal structure includes a liquid crystal layer, a quantum dot layer, and a light shield structure.
Au Optronics Corporation


03/24/16
20160085082 

Liquid crystal lens and liquid crystal display device


A liquid crystal lens and a liquid crystal display device. The liquid crystal lens includes a first substrate, a second substrate deposed oppositely, and a liquid crystal layer.
Shenzhen China Star Optoelectronics Technology Co. Ltd.


03/24/16
20160085059 

Small form factor telephoto camera


A compact telephoto lens system that may be used in a small form factor cameras. The lens system may include five lens elements with refractive power.
Apple Inc.


03/24/16
20160085058 

Lens module


A lens module may include a first lens having positive refractive power; a second lens having positive refractive power; a third lens having negative refractive power; a fourth lens having refractive power; a fifth lens having refractive power; a sixth lens having negative refractive power; and a seventh lens having refractive power and one or more inflection points formed in locations thereof not crossing an optical axis, wherein the first lens, the second lens, the third lens, the fourth lens, the fifth lens, the sixth lens and the seventh lens are disposed in a sequential order from the first lens to the seventh lens.. .
Samsung Electro-mechanics Co., Ltd.


03/24/16
20160085057 

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.
Largan Precision Co., Ltd.


03/24/16
20160085052 

Lens module


There is provided a lens module including: a first lens having positive refractive power; a second lens having negative refractive power; a third lens having positive refractive power; a fourth lens having negative refractive power and having a convex image-side surface; a fifth lens having negative refractive power; and a sixth lens having negative refractive power and having one or more inflection point on an image-side surface thereof.. .
Samsung Electro-mechanics Co., Ltd.


03/24/16
20160085051 

Imaging lens assembly


An imaging lens assembly includes an optical lens set including first, second and third optical lens elements that are arranged sequentially from an object side to an image side along an optical axis of the imaging lens assembly and that respectively have positive, negative and positive refractive powers, and a fixed aperture stop that is disposed between the object side and the first optical lens element. At least one of the object-side surface and the image-side surface of the second optical lens element is aspheric, and at least one of the object-side surface and the image-side surface of the second and third optical lens element has an inflection point..
Ability Opto-electronics Technology Co., Ltd.


03/24/16
20160085050 

Imaging lens and imaging apparatus


An imaging lens is constituted essentially by, in order from the object side to the image side, a negative first lens group, a positive second lens group, a stop, and a positive third lens group. The first lens group is constituted essentially by four or fewer lenses, has a positive lens and a negative meniscus lens provided adjacent to each other in this order from the most object side, and further has a negative lens at the most image side.
Fujifilm Corporation


03/24/16
20160085026 

Spot-size conversion optical waveguide


A spot-size-converting optical waveguide includes a core portion. A first core portion of the core portion has a first straight portion and a first tapered portion.
Furukawa Electric Co., Ltd.


03/24/16
20160085016 

Light guiding unit, and light illuminating device and image reading apparatus using the same


Provided is a light guiding unit including: a light guiding member including an incident surface, an exit surface elongated in a first direction, and a light guiding surface opposed to exit surface; and a diffusion member opposed to light guiding surface, in which: light entering the light guiding member from incident surface is guided via light guiding surface and diffusion member to exit surface, and exits from exit surface to illuminate the original; the light guiding member further includes a plurality of prisms arrayed in first direction on light guiding surface on a side opposed to diffusion member; each of prisms has a rectangular shape in a first section; and each of prisms satisfies the following condition: w tan(sin−1(1/n))≦h≦2w, where w and h represent a width and a height of each of prisms in the first section, respectively, and n represents a refractive index of the light guiding member.. .
Canon Kabushiki Kaisha


03/24/16
20160084999 

Optical component


An optical component contains a translucent substrate and a glass layer disposed in contact with the translucent substrate. The glass layer has a refractive index equal to or less than that of the translucent substrate..
Ngk Insulators, Ltd.


03/24/16
20160084991 

A laminate of optical elements having a layer of a pressure-sensitive adhesive, and a producing such laminate of optical elements


A laminate of optical elements comprises a transparent first optical element, a second optical element, and a transparent pressure-sensitive adhesive layer for bonding the first optical element to the second optical element. The pressure-sensitive adhesive layer comprises a base adhesive zone, a transparent refractive index-adjusting zone.
Nitto Denko Corporation


03/24/16
20160084963 

Large-area scintillator element and radiation detectors and radiation absorption event locating systems using same


A scintillator element (22) includes scintillator blocks (60) arranged to form an array, and transparent or translucent material (62) disposed between adjacent scintillator blocks of the array. The transparent or translucent material may comprise epoxy or glue disposed between adjacent scintillator blocks of the array and adhering the adjacent scintillator blocks together.
Koninklijke Philips N.v.


03/24/16
20160084751 

Polarized light imaging apparatus and methods thereof for separating light from a surface of a sample its deeper diffuse layers


A polarized light imaging apparatus is provided. In an embodiment, the apparatus comprises a light source for producing light beams; an illumination optic coupled to the light source for guiding the light beams towards the sample; a linear polarizer coupled to the illumination optic and configured to produce a linearly polarized light towards the sample respective of the light beams; a tir birefringent polarizing prism (bpp) coupled to the sample to maximize a refraction difference between ordinary waves and extraordinary waves of light returning from the sample; and a detection optic unit coupled to the non-tir bpp for guiding the light waves returning from the sample towards a single polarization sensitive sensor element (se), the se is configured to capture at least one frame of the sample respective of the light waves returning from the superficial single-scattering layer of the sample apart from the deeper diffuse layer..
Mobileodt Ltd


03/24/16
20160084746 

Wear indicator in a composite system of refractory ceramic stones


The invention relates to a wear indicator (display) in a compound system made of fireproof (refractory) ceramic bricks.. .
Refractory Intellectual Property Gmbh & Co. Kg


03/24/16
20160084576 

Methods for producing silicon carbide whisker-reinforced refractory composition


The present invention relates to methods for forming monolithic refractory compositions, comprising the steps of providing a particulate refractory composition comprising 2 to 90 mass-% alumina, aluminosilicate or mixtures thereof, 2 to 70 mass-% silicon carbide, 2 to 10 mass-% carbon; 1 to 10 mass-% si powder, 1 to 3 mass-% microsilica, up to 5 mass-% ferrosilicon, and optionally up to 5 mass-% cement, adding an appropriate amount of water to the particulate refractory composition to form a uniform mixture, installing said uniform mixture and allowing it to set in such location and arrangement where the monolithic refractory composition is required, and heat-treating said set mixture at a temperature no higher than 1200° c. Under normal atmospheric conditions to form a monolithic composition, as well as optionally heat-treating the obtained monolithic composition to form silicon carbide whiskers within the monolithic refractory composition.
Calderys France


03/24/16
20160084495 

Continuous ultrapure steam generator


A generator of ultrapure steam and a corresponding steam generating method uses a heated, fritted refractory glass plate as a water-to-steam interface dividing a first chamber, with water on one side of the plate and steam on the other. Water is continuously injected into interstices of the plate, held fixed in the chamber, where the water evaporates and migrates upwardly to where a steam cloud is formed that exits the chamber and into a second chamber that is a saturation housing where an air stream removes steam from the exit, preventing steam condensation, and delivering a steam jet out of the housing through a port..
University Research Glassware Corporation


03/24/16
20160083816 

Method for recovering gold from refractory ore


A method of recovering gold from refractory ore containing a carbonaceous material, a sulfide and gold is provided. Gypsum seed crystals are added to a slurry containing a roasted refractory ore or a pressure-oxidized refractory ore to decrease gypsum encapsulation of gold and improve gold recovery..
Ecolab Usa Inc.


03/24/16
20160083620 

Optical enhancing durable anti-reflective coating


Disclosed herein are polysilsesquioxane based anti-reflective coating (arc) compositions, methods of preparation, and methods of deposition on a substrate. In embodiments, the polysilsesquioxane of this disclosure is prepared in a two-step process of acid catalyzed hydrolysis of organoalkoxysilane followed by addition of tetralkoxysilane that generates silicone polymers with >40 mol % silanol based on si-nmr.
Enki Technology, Inc.


03/24/16
20160083578 

Transparent polycarbonate composition and molded article comprising same


Provided is a transparent polycarbonate composition that includes: (a) 5 to 95 wt % of biphenyl modified polycarbonate including a repeating unit represented by chemical formula 1, a repeating unit represented by chemical formula 2, and a repeating unit represented by chemical formula 3; and (b) 1 to 50 wt % of an acrylate-based copolymer including (b-1) a repeating unit derived from aromatic (meth)acrylate having a refractive index of 1.58 to 1.70 and (b-2) a repeating unit derived from a mono-functional unsaturated monomer.. .
Cheil Industries Inc.


03/24/16
20160083559 

Transparent polyamide resin composition and crosslinked transparent polyamide resin molded body


A transparent polyamide resin composition includes a transparent polyamide resin which is a copolymer of an alicyclic diamine and a dicarboxylic acid and which has a refractive index of 1.500 to 1.550, and a transparent crosslinking auxiliary having a refractive index of 1.500 to 1.550, in which the amount of the crosslinking auxiliary added is 13 to 26 parts by mass relative to 100 parts by mass of the transparent polyamide resin, and the crosslinking auxiliary is dispersed, as phases with a diameter of 350 nm or less, in the transparent polyamide resin. A crosslinked transparent polyamide resin molded body is obtained by molding the transparent polyamide resin composition and crosslinking the transparent polyamide resin..
Sumitomo Electric Fine Polymer, Inc.


03/24/16
20160083538 

Solvent resistant, transparent aromatic polyamide films with high refractive indices


A solvent resistant, transparent aromatic polyamide film with a high refractive index may be made by reacting at least one aromatic diacid chloride, a first aromatic diamine, and at least one crosslinking agent or a second aromatic diamine in an organic solvent to form an aromatic polyamide polymer in solution. In one embodiment, the at least one aromatic diacid chloride is selected from the group consisting of isophthaloyl dichloride, terephthaloyl dichloride, 2,6-naphthalene-dicarboxylic chloride, or combinations thereof and the first aromatic diamine is selected from the group consisting of 9,9-bis(4-hydroxyphenyl)fluorine, 2,2′,5,5′-tetrachlorobenzidine, or combinations thereof.
Akron Polymer Systems, Inc.


03/24/16
20160083505 

Photo-curable resin composition for optical component, optical component produced by employing the resin composition, and optical component production method


A photo-curable resin composition for an optical component is provided, the photo-curable resin composition including: (a) an epoxy resin having a refractive index of not less than 1.57; (b) an alicyclic epoxy resin; (c) an oxetane resin having at least one oxetane ring in its molecule; and (d) a photoacid generator; wherein the resin (a) is present in a proportion of 20 to 75 wt % based on the amount of an overall resin component of the resin composition; wherein the component (d) is present in a proportion of 0.5 to 2.5 parts by weight based on 100 parts by weight of the overall resin component; the resin composition being free from a solvent component and having a viscosity of 0.5 to 25 pa·s in a 25° c. Environment..
Nitto Denko Corporation


03/24/16
20160083258 

Co2 capturing calciner


A system to calcine crushed carbonate, discharge alkaline oxide, and deliver an enhancing fluid having co2, comprising: a pressurized insulated calciner having descendingly, a crushed alkaline carbonate feeder, a calciner fluid outlet manifold, a heated sideflow calciner fluid intake manifold, a preheated sideflow calciner fluid outtake manifold, a fluid inlet manifold to recirculate calciner fluid from the outlet manifold, and an alkaline oxide discharger; a pressurizer to repressurize sideflow calciner fluid, connected to intake and outtake manifolds; pressurizers to recirculate calciner outlet fluid to the inlet manifold, pressurize the calciner and deliver enhancing fluid comprising co2; delivery and combustion systems to form a combustion fluid; a recuperating or regenerating refractory heat exchanger to heat sideflow calciner fluid with combustion fluid connected to the sideflow pressurizer, and fluid outtake and intake manifolds; and a controller operable to control combustion, heat exchange, calciner fluid formation and delivery, carbonate feed and oxide discharge.. .
Vast Power Systems, Inc


03/24/16
20160083230 

Methods and constructing glass furnace structures


Methods and apparatus for constructing refractory structures, e.g., glass furnace regenerator structures and/or glass furnace structures having walls formed of refractory block and buck stays externally supporting the walls are provided. Opposed pairs of supports are connected to at least a respective one of the vertically oriented buck stays with cross-support beams spanning the refractory structure between a respective pair of the supports.
Fosbel, Inc.






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