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Date/App# patent app List of recent Refract-related patents
07/21/16
20160212353 
 Optical image capturing system patent thumbnailOptical image capturing system
The invention discloses a four-piece optical lens for capturing image. In order from an object side to an image side, the optical lens along the optical axis comprises a first lens with positive refractive power, wherein an object-side surface thereof can be convex; a second lens with refractive power; a third lens with refractive power, wherein both surfaces of each of the aforementioned lenses can be aspheric; and a fourth lens which can have negative refractive power, wherein an image-side surface thereof can be concave, and both surfaces thereof are aspheric; at least one surface of the fourth lens has an inflection point thereon whereby the optical lens can increase aperture value and improve the imaging quality for use in compact cameras..
Ability Opto-electronics Technology Co., Ltd.


07/21/16
20160212310 
 Optical image capturing system patent thumbnailOptical image capturing system
A three-piece optical lens for capturing image and a three-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; a second lens with refractive power; and a third lens with refractive power; and at least one of the image-side surface and object-side surface of each of the three lens elements are aspheric. The optical lens can increase aperture value and improve the imaging quality for use in compact cameras..
Ability Opto-electronics Technology Co., Ltd.


07/21/16
20160212309 
 Optical image capturing system patent thumbnailOptical image capturing system
The invention discloses a three-piece optical lens for capturing image and a three-piece optical module for capturing image, which include, along the optical axis in order from an object side to an image side, a first lens with positive refractive power having an object-side surface which can be convex; a second lens with refractive power; a third lens with refractive power; two surfaces of each of the three lenses can be both aspheric. The third lens can have positive refractive power, wherein an image-side surface thereof can be concave, and both surfaces thereof are aspheric; at least one surface of the third lens has an inflection point.
Ability Opto-electronics Technology Co., Ltd.


07/21/16
20160211546 
 Reactive sintering of ceramic lithium ion electrolyte membranes patent thumbnailReactive sintering of ceramic lithium ion electrolyte membranes
Disclosed herein are methods for making a solid lithium ion electrolyte membrane, the methods comprising combining a first reactant chosen from amorphous, glassy, or low melting temperature solid reactants with a second reactant chosen from refractory oxides to form a mixture; heating the mixture to a first temperature to form a homogenized composite, wherein the first temperature is between a glass transition temperature of the first reactant and a crystallization onset temperature of the mixture; milling the homogenized composite to form homogenized particles; casting the homogenized particles to form a green body; and sintering the green body at a second temperature to form a solid membrane. Solid lithium ion electrolyte membranes manufactured according to these methods are also disclosed herein..
Corning Incorporated


07/21/16
20160211422 
 Semiconductor light emitting device patent thumbnailSemiconductor light emitting device
A semiconductor light emitting device comprises a supporting substrate that has light reflecting characteristics; a wavelength conversion layer that is disposed on the supporting substrate, and contains semiconductor nanoparticles developing a quantum size effect; an optical semiconductor laminate that is disposed on the wavelength conversion layer and has light emitting characteristics; and a photonic crystal layer that is disposed on the optical semiconductor laminate, and that has first portions having a first refractive index and second portions having a second refractive index different from the first refractive index, the first portions and the second portions being arranged in a two-dimensional cyclic pattern.. .
Stanley Electric Co., Ltd.


07/21/16
20160211397 
 Backlit display device with integrated photovoltaic cells patent thumbnailBacklit display device with integrated photovoltaic cells
Process for manufacturing a photovoltaic module placed on an emissive display device, said photovoltaic module comprising an array containing a plurality of photovoltaic cells and a plurality of transparent zones called “orifices”, and said photovoltaic module comprising an array of optical elements able to focus, by refraction or reflection, the light emitted by the device into the orifices.. .
Sunpartner Technologies


07/21/16
20160210777 
 Image decomposition and path-space motion estimation patent thumbnailImage decomposition and path-space motion estimation
Particular embodiments perform a light path analysis of an image comprising a scene, wherein the scene comprises at least one refractive or reflective object. The image may be decomposed based on the light path analysis into a plurality of components, each of the components representing a contribution to lighting in the scene by a different type of light interaction.
Eth Zürich (eidgenössische Technische Hochschule Zürich)


07/21/16
20160209764 
 Measuring method, stage apparatus, and exposure apparatus patent thumbnailMeasuring method, stage apparatus, and exposure apparatus
An exposure apparatus can mitigate the impact of fluctuations in the refractive index of ambient gas, and improve, for example, stage positioning accuracy. An exposure apparatus radiates an exposure illumination light to a wafer on a wafer stage through a projection optical system, and forms a prescribed pattern on the wafer, and comprises: a scale, which is provided to the wafer stage; a plurality of x heads, which detect information related to the position of the scale; a measurement frame that integrally supports the plurality of x heads and has a coefficient of linear thermal expansion that is smaller than that of the main body of the wafer stage (portions excepting a plate wherein the scale is formed); and a control apparatus that derives information related to the displacement of the wafer stage based on the detection results of the plurality of x heads..
Nikon Corporation


07/21/16
20160209726 
 Eyepiece optical system patent thumbnailEyepiece optical system
An eyepiece optical system includes a focal-plane plate, having a positive refractive power on one side and a diffusion surface on the other side thereof; a reflector which reflects light rays of an object image, formed on the diffusion surface, a predetermined number of times; an optical lens group, by which the object image is observed, in that order along an optical path from the object side to the viewing side; and a condenser lens element, having a positive refractive power, provided between the focal-plane plate and the reflector, the condenser lens element having an aspherical surface formed on at least one side thereof. At least one of the aspherical surface of the condenser lens element has a profile, when viewed macroscopically, such that the positive refractive power thereof increasingly weakens with respect to a direction away from the optical axis..
Ricoh Imaging Company, Ltd.


07/21/16
20160209704 
 Display device patent thumbnailDisplay device
In order to provide a display device capable of improving the display quality at the time of 2d display and 3d display, the present invention provides a display device that includes: a display panel that displays an image; and a liquid crystal lens panel that is arranged on the display surface side of the display panel, controls a refractive index in a cylindrical lens manner to form parallax barriers, and switches 2d display and 3d display, and the liquid crystal lens panel includes: a first transparent substrate that is arranged on the display panel side; a second transparent substrate that is arranged to face the first substrate through a liquid crystal layer; and a first polarizing plate that is formed on the display surface side of the second transparent substrate to control a polarization direction of light transmitting through the liquid crystal lens panel.. .
Japan Display Inc.


07/21/16
20160209691 

Liquid crystal displays with minimized transmission loss and enhanced off-axis color fidelity


A display may have upper and lower display layers. A layer of liquid crystal material may be interposed between the upper and lower display layers.
Apple Inc.


07/21/16
20160209677 

Eyeglass lens and eyeglass lens manufacturing method


A spectacle lens is provided belonging to a series of spectacle lenses having each of first refractive power and second refractive power in common, where a progressive region length, which is a length along a meridian within a progressive region, is shorter than a predetermined reference spectacle lens belonging to the series of spectacle lenses, and a designed maximum differential value where a normalized addition refractive power distribution in the progressive region is differentiated is caused to be close to a reference maximum differential value where a normalized addition refractive power distribution in the progressive region of the reference spectacle lens is differentiated.. .
Hoya Lens Thailand Ltd.


07/21/16
20160209643 

Apparatus and foci array scanning through an adjusting refractive medium


A method and apparatus for performing foci array scanning using at least one adjustable or tilting medium is disclosed. The medium can be controllably tilted in order to translate a beam of electromagnetic radiation perpendicularly to its propagation, and upon exiting the medium, will propagate in the original, incoming direction.
Mcmaster University


07/21/16
20160209631 

Zoom lens and image pickup apparatus including the same


Provided is a zoom lens, including, in order from an object side to an image side: a first lens unit having a positive refractive power; a second lens unit having a negative refractive power; a third lens unit having a positive refractive power; and a rear lens group including at least one lens unit, in which an interval between each pair of adjacent lens units is changed during zooming, and materials of lenses included in a lens unit arranged closest to the image side are appropriately set.. .
Canon Kabushiki Kaisha


07/21/16
20160209629 

Imaging optical system, image capturing device and mobile terminal


An imaging optical 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 an object-side surface being convex in a paraxial region and an image-side surface being concave in a paraxial region.
Largan Precision Co., Ltd.


07/21/16
20160209628 

Subminiature optical system and portable device including the same


There are provided a subminiature optical system having a miniature size and capable of obtaining a narrow view angle using only five sheets of lenses, and a portable device having the same. The subminiature optical system includes a first lens convex toward the object side and having positive refractive power, a second lens concave toward an image side and having negative refractive power, a third lens convex toward the object side and having positive refractive power, a fourth lens concave toward the image plane and having negative refractive power, and a fifth lens convex toward the image plane and having negative or positive refractive power, sequentially from an object side..
Samsung Electro-mechanics Co., Ltd.


07/21/16
20160209626 

Optical imaging system, image capturing unit and electronic device


An optical imaging 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 an object-side surface being convex in a paraxial region.
Largan Precision Co., Ltd.


07/21/16
20160209623 

Optical image capturing system


A three-piece optical lens for capturing image and a five-piece optical module for capturing image, includes a first lens with positive refractive power; a second lens with refractive power; a third lens with refractive power; and a fourth lens with refractive power, in order from an object side to an image side, the optical lens along the optical axis. At least one of the image-side surface and object-side surface of each of the four lenses are aspheric.
Ability Opto-electronics Technology Co., Ltd.


07/21/16
20160209591 

Method for manufacturing optical member, and optical member, transparent member for forming optical member, optical waveguide and optical module


The present invention provides a method for manufacturing an optical member and an optical waveguide having a low optical loss. The provided method is capable of highly accurately controlling the positional configuration of refractive index distribution in the surface layer, including its vicinity, and the center portion of the core pattern in a transparent member.
Hitachi Chemical Company, Ltd.


07/21/16
20160209585 

Optical fiber and manufacturing method thereof


An optical fiber includes a core, and a clad surrounding an outer circumference of the core, in which a first relative refractive index difference Δ1a is greater than 0, a second relative refractive index difference Δ1b is greater than 0, the first relative refractive index difference Δ1a is greater than the second relative refractive index difference Δ1b, the first relative refractive index difference Δ1a and the second relative refractive index difference Δ1b satisfy a relationship denoted by the following expression: 0.20≦(Δ1a−Δ1b)/Δ1a≦0.88, and a refractive index profile a of the core in an entire region of a section of 0≦r≦r1 as a function Δ(r) of a distance r from a center of the core in the radial direction is denoted by the following expression: Δ(r)=Δ1a−(Δ1a−Δ1b)r/r1.. .
Fujikura Ltd.


07/21/16
20160209568 

Polarizing plate, manufacturing same and liquid-crystal display device comprising same


The present invention relates to a polarizing plate including a polarizer and a polyester film formed on an upper side of the polarizer, wherein the polyester film has a maximum thermal shrink angle of about 10° or less, and any one of a refractive index of x-axis direction nx at a wavelength of 550 nm and a refractive index of y-axis direction ny at a wavelength of 550 nm of about 1.65 or more; a method of preparing the polarizing plate; and a liquid crystal display apparatus comprising the polarizing plate.. .
Samsung Sdi Co., Ltd.


07/21/16
20160209564 

Polarizing plate, manufacturing polarizing plate, image display device, manufacturing image display device, and improving transmittance of polarizing plate


The present invention provides a polarizer excellent in transmittance even if it includes a light-transmitting substrate having no in-plane phase difference. The present invention relates to a polarizer configured to be disposed on a backlight source side in an image display device, the polarizer including at least a light-transmitting substrate having in-plane birefringence and a polarizing element layered in said order from the backlight source side, the light-transmitting substrate receiving incidence of polarized light, the light-transmitting substrate and the polarizing element being layered such that a fast axis of the light-transmitting substrate along a direction in which the substrate shows a smaller refractive index and a transmission axis of the polarizing element form an angle of 0°±30° or 90°±30°..
Dai Nippon Printing Co., Ltd.


07/21/16
20160209559 

Pavement marking tape incorporating advanced materials for improved visibility


A pavement marking tape has visibility-enhancing features for both humans and machines, including high-index-of-refraction reflective elements, quantum emitters, dichroic pigments, and passive, machine-readable emitting tags (e.g., rfid tags).. .
Brite-line Technologies, Llc


07/21/16
20160209549 

Intermediate base material film and touch panel sensor


There is provided an intermediate base material film including: a transparent base material; a transparent layer having a refractive index of from 1.47 to 1.57 and a film thickness of 1 μm or more; a high-refractive-index layer having a refractive index of from 1.62 to 1.72 and a film thickness of from 20 nm to 80 nm; and a low-refractive-index layer having a refractive index of from 1.44 to 1.54 and a film thickness from of 3 nm to 45 nm, wherein when the intermediate base material film is irradiated with light to determine a* and b* values in a l*a*b* color system from reflected light toward each regular reflection direction, a variation of the a* values is 1.0 or less, and a variation of the b* values is 1.6 or less.. .
Dai Nippon Printing Co., Ltd.


07/21/16
20160209326 

Spatially-resolved monitoring of fabrication of integrated computational elements


Techniques include receiving a design of an integrated computational element (ice) including specification of a substrate and multiple layers, their respective target thicknesses and complex refractive indices, complex refractive indices of adjacent layers being different from each other, and a notional ice fabricated based on the ice design being related to a characteristic of a sample; forming at least some of the layers of a plurality of ices in accordance with the ice design, where the ices' layers are moved along a direction of motion during the forming; measuring characteristics of probe-light that interacts with formed ices' layers such that the measured characteristics are spatially-resolved along a first direction orthogonal to the direction of motion; determining, based on the spatially-resolved characteristics, complex refractive indices and thicknesses of the formed ice layers as a function of the ices' location along the first direction; adjusting the forming based on the determinations.. .
Halliburton Energy Services, Inc.


07/21/16
20160209271 

Low-noise spectroscopic imaging system


A spectral imaging device (12) includes an image sensor (28), an illumination source (14), a refractive, optical element (24a), a mover assembly (24c) (29), and a control system (30). The image sensor (28) acquires data to construct a two-dimensional spectral image (13a) during a data acquisition time (346).
Daylight Solutions, Inc.


07/21/16
20160209266 

Panoramic laser warning receiver


A method and apparatus of detecting laser in a laser warning receiver is disclosed. A panoramic lens assembly utilized in cameras is combined with a laser detection focal plane.
Bae Systems Information And Electronic Systems Integration Inc.


07/21/16
20160209117 

Refractory ceramic gas purging element


Refractory ceramic gas purging element, comprising the following features: the gas purging element has a refractory ceramic body (10), through which a gas can flow in an axial direction (a-a) of the gas purging element, between its first end (10u) and its second end (10o), a chamber (20) is arranged at the first end (10u) of the refractory ceramic body (10), which chamber extends over at least 50% of the cross section of the refractory ceramic body at its first end (10u), a gas feeding line (30) enters into said chamber (20), at a distance to said refractory ceramic body (10), at a section towards the refractory ceramic body (10) the chamber (20) is at least partially permeable to gas, in the chamber (20) at least one plate (50) is arranged, which is freely moveable in the axial (a-a) direction of the gas purging element between a first end position, being offset to the refractory ceramic body (10), and a second end position, being adjacent but at a distance to a section of the refractory ceramic body (10) which is permeable to gas, the plate (50) is dimensioned, shaped and placed in the chamber (20) in such a way, that a gas flow from the gas feeding line (30) through said chamber (20) up to the first end (10u) of the refractory ceramic body (10) is even secured when the plate (50) is in its second end position.. .
Refractory Intellectual Property Gmbh & Co Kg


07/21/16
20160208700 

Hydrocarbon film protected refractory carbide components and use


A turbine power generation system with enhanced stabilization of refractory carbides provided by hydrocarbon from high carbon activity gases is disclosed. The disclosure also includes a method of using high carbon activity gases to stabilize hot gas path components..
General Electric Company


07/21/16
20160208179 

Targeted desulfurization apparatus integrating oxidative desulfurization and hydrodesulfurization to produce diesel fuel having an ultra-low level of organosulfur compounds


Deep desulfurization of hydrocarbon feeds containing undesired organosulfur compounds to produce a hydrocarbon product having low levels of sulfur, i.e., 15 ppmw or less of sulfur, is achieved by flashing the feed at a target cut point temperature to obtain two fractions. A first fraction contains refractory organosulfur compounds, which boil at or above the target cut point temperature.
Saudi Arabian Oil Company


07/21/16
20160207840 

Extrudable ceramic composition and making


An extrudable ceramic composite includes a matrix comprising a refractory ceramic and a plurality of particles embedded in the matrix. The plurality of particles have an aspect ratio ranging from about 1 to about 100, the plurality of particles comprising at least one particle type chosen from structurally reinforcing particles and thermal conductivity modifying particles.
The Boeing Company


07/21/16
20160207795 

Ultraviolet sterilization device


The present invention pertains to an ultraviolet sterilization device comprising: a transfer pipe (2) having an inlet port (4) and an outlet port (5); and an ultraviolet light source (3) that causes ultraviolet rays to be incident to the transfer pipe. Fluid to be treated that is inside the transfer pipe is sterilized by the ultraviolet rays irradiated from the ultraviolet light source.
Asahi Organic Chemicals Industry Co., Ltd.


07/21/16
20160207608 

Latch pin assembly for folding wing tip system


A folding wing tip system of an aircraft includes a latch pin actuator having a primary mechanical lock and a secondary hydraulic lock. The mechanical lock may include a lock cam movable between a lock position, in which the lock cam engages the latch pin, and an unlock position, in which the lock cam is disengaged from the latch pin, and a first lock actuator mechanically coupled to the lock cam and configured to provide a bias force pushing the lock cam toward the lock position.
The Boeing Company


07/21/16
20160206947 

Light-emitting sole and light-emitting skate


A light-emitting skate comprising a vamp, a skating assembly and a sole body, wherein the sole body further comprising a through-hole slot, a battery and a light-emitting lamp; wherein the through-hole slot is covered with a light refracting sheet; and wherein the battery is connected with the light-emitting lamp via a control circuit; wherein that the said light-emitting lamp is a self-sensing led lamp; wherein the said the light refracting sheet is made of polycarbonate; wherein a switch groove is formed on the edge of a narrow middle portion of the sole body; and wherein a control switch of the power switch is located outside the edge of the narrow middle portion of the sole body; wherein the said battery is mounted in the battery groove via a battery case; wherein the said battery is a rechargeable battery.. .

07/21/16
20160206533 

Translucent hair conditioning composition


Disclosed is a hair conditioning composition comprising: a cationic surfactant; a high melting point fatty compound having a melting point of 25° c. Or higher; a material having a refractive index of from about 1.30 to about 1.70; and an aqueous carrier, wherein a composition has a transmittance of at least about 0.5%.
The Procter & Gamble Company


07/21/16
20160206532 

Translucent hair conditioning composition


Disclosed is a hair conditioning composition comprising: a cationic surfactant; a high melting point fatty compound having a melting point of 25° c. Or higher; a material having a refractive index of from about 1.30 to about 1.70; and an aqueous carrier, wherein a composition has a transmittance of at least about 0.5%.
The Procter & Gamble Company


07/21/16
20160206526 

Oral care composition


An oral care composition is disclosed comprising calcium silicate and high refractive index particles wherein the calcium silicate and high refractive index particles are present in a relative weight ratio of 1110 to 511 and the surfaces of the high refractive index particles are substantially uncoated by calcium.. .
Conopco, Inc., D/b/a Unilever


07/21/16
20160206525 

Oral care composition


An oral care composition is disclosed comprising calcium silicate and high refractive index composite particles, wherein the refractive index of the composite particles is in the range from 1.9 to 4.0, and wherein the calcium silicate and high refractive index composite particles are present at a calcium silicate to composite particles weight ratio of 1:10 to 2:1.. .
Conopco, Inc., D/b/a Unilever


07/21/16
20160206208 

Imaging diagnosis and controlling the same


An imaging apparatus is disclosed for diagnosis, which can automatically discriminate an optical refractive index of flushing liquid which is utilized during pull-back scanning, and reconstruct a blood vessel cross-sectional image having an appropriate scale. An intensity of reflected light in a medium having a known refractive index is obtained in advance.
Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha


07/14/16
20160205361 

Projector with rotating refractive actuator


An image projector includes a digital micro device (dmd) spatial light modulator and a rotatable actuator. The rotatable actuator is disposed in a path of light reflected from the spatial light modulator.
Texas Instruments Incorporated


07/14/16
20160205297 

Compact optical system, image capturing unit and electronic device


A compact optical system includes, in order from an object side to an image side, a first lens element, a second lens element and a third lens element. The first lens element with negative refractive power has an image-side surface being concave in a paraxial region thereof.
Largan Precision Co., Ltd.


07/14/16
20160204736 

Concentrator photovoltaic unit, concentrator photovoltaic module, concentrator photovoltaic panel, and concentrator photovoltaic apparatus


In a concentrator photovoltaic unit configured to guide sunlight concentrated by a primary concentrating portion to a power generating element by means of a secondary concentrating portion, the secondary concentrating portion includes: a secondary lens having a three-dimensional shape; and a cover portion being translucent and having a refractive index higher than that of air and lower than that of the secondary lens, the cover portion covering at least a surface on which the sunlight is incident in a surface of the secondary lens, in a thin film shape extending along the surface on which the sunlight is incident. By arranging a large number of the units, a concentrator photovoltaic module can be configured.
Sumitomo Electric Industries, Ltd.


07/14/16
20160204576 

Tunable laser with a cascaded filter and comb reflector


A laser comprises a gain medium, and a mirror coupled to the gain medium and comprising a coupler coupled to the gain medium, a phase section coupled to the coupler, a bandpass filter coupled to the phase section, and a comb reflector (cr) coupled to the bandpass filter. A laser chip package comprises a substrate, and a laser coupled to the substrate and comprising a filter comprising a first interferometer with a first transmittance, and a second interferometer with a second transmittance, wherein the filter is configured to provide a filter transmittance based on the first transmittance and the second transmittance, and a comb reflector (cr) coupled to the filter and comprising a ring with a circumference, and a refractive index, wherein the cr is configured to provide a cr reflectivity based on the circumference and the refractive index..
Futurewei Technologies, Inc.


07/14/16
20160204387 

Thick-etl oleds with sub-ito grids with improved outcoupling


An organic light emitting device is described. In certain embodiments, the device has a transparent substrate, a transparent grid layer disposed over the substrate, and an oled disposed over the grid layer.
The Regents Of The University Of Michigan


07/14/16
20160204386 

Radiation-emitting component with organic layer stack


A radiation-emitting component is disclosed. Embodiments of the invention relate to a radiation-emitting component with an organic layer stack which is arranged on a substrate.
Osram Oled Gmbh


07/14/16
20160204384 

Electroluminescent element and lighting apparatus including same


An organic el element includes a transparent substrate, a first transparent electrode layer, an organic electroluminescent layer, a second transparent electrode layer, and a reflecting layer. The refractive index of the transparent substrate is lower than the refractive index of any film included in the organic electroluminescent layer.
Konica Minolta, Inc.


07/14/16
20160204381 

Devices to increase oled output coupling efficiency with a high refractive index substrate


Embodiments disclosed herein provide an organic light emitting diode (oled) device is provided, including a high index substrate having an index of refraction of 1.5 or greater, a reflective electrode, an organic emissive layer configured to emit light having a wavelength of λ and where an optical distance between the organic emissive layer and the reflective electrode of the oled is between λ/4 and 3λ/4.. .
Universal Display Corporation


07/14/16
20160204365 

Method of manufacturing substrate for organic electronic device


Provided are a method of manufacturing a substrate, a method of manufacturing an organic electronic device (oed), a substrate, an oed, and a use thereof. The method of manufacturing a substrate which may provide an oed having an element with improved efficiency may be provided.
Lg Chem, Ltd.


07/14/16
20160204284 

Photoelectric conversion eyelet fabric and sun shed


A photoelectric conversion eyelet fabric and a sun shed. The photoelectric conversion eyelet fabric (1) comprises a fabric body (15), wherein the fabric body (15) is provided with a plurality of eyelets (12), which penetrate through the fabric body (15) and are arranged at intervals; and one side of the fabric body (15) is provided with a photoelectric conversion element (11) having a waterproof facility and electrically connected to an energy storage battery.
Shenzhen Zhitan Organic Farming Energy Comprehensive Utilization Co., Ltd.


07/14/16
20160203353 

Electronic device


An electronic device is provided. The electronic device includes a substrate, a first refractive layer, a second refractive layer and an electronic component.
n22−n21


07/14/16
20160202601 

Substrate with a multilayer reflective film, reflective mask blank for euv lithography, reflective mask for euv lithography and manufacturing the same, and manufacturing a semiconductor device


A substrate with a multilayer reflective film that yields a reflective mask achieving high reflectance and exhibiting excellent cleaning resistance. The present invention is directed to a substrate with a multilayer reflective film, which has: a substrate; a multilayer reflective film, formed on a substrate, having a layer comprising si as a high refractive-index material and a layer comprising a low refractive-index material, wherein the layers are periodically laminate; and a ru protective film, formed on the multilayer reflective film, for protecting the multilayer reflective film, wherein the surface layer of the multilayer reflective film on the other side of the substrate is the layer comprising si, and wherein the ru protective film comprises a ru compound comprising ru and ti, wherein the ru compound contains ru in an amount greater than that in the stoichiometric composition of ruti..
Hoya Corporation


07/14/16
20160202592 

Inductance-tuned electro-optic modulators


An electro-optic modulator imparts the information contained in an electrical signal traveling along a transmission line onto an optical carrier by using signal-related variations in the electrical signal's voltage to modulate the refractive index or absorption in an electro-optic material through which the optical carrier propagates. For optimal bandwidth and modulation efficiency, the microwave and optical waves should be matched in velocity.

07/14/16
20160202549 

Method of manufacturing microlens array substrate, microlens array substrate, electro-optic device, and electronic


A microlens array substrate includes a substrate. A plurality of first recesses are provided in a first area of a surface of the substrate.
Seiko Epson Corporation


07/14/16
20160202491 

Label for identifying genuine article using plurality of nanostructures and three-dimensional lens


The present invention relates to a label for identifying a genuine article and, more specifically, the label comprises: an identification mark forming part comprising a three-dimensional lens layer formed by including a lenticular lens having a plurality of semi-cylindrical convex lenses arranged in parallel or a microlens having a plurality of semicircular convex lenses arranged in succession, a focal distance layer provided on the lower part of the three-dimensional lens layer, and an image forming layer provided on the lower part of the focal distance layer, and a coupling member for allowing the identification mark forming part to be coupled with a corresponding article, wherein the image forming layer includes an assembly in which a plurality of nanostructures formed to protrude at intervals of 50-200 nanometers and heights are regularly and uniformly arranged, and a gap between the nanostructures and the focal distance layer is formed from a medium having a different refractive index from the nanostructures and the focal distance layer. According to t a three-dimensional lens sheet provided in the present invention, for expressing an hidden image by comprising the plurality of nanostructures, the sheet comprises: an identification mark forming part comprising a three-dimensional lens layer, a focal distance layer, and an image forming layer; and a coupling member, wherein the image forming layer of the identification mark forming part includes an assembly in which a plurality of nanostructures formed to protrude at intervals of 50-200 nanometers and heights are regularly and uniformly arranged, and a gap between the nanostructures and the focal distance layer is formed from a medium having a different refractive index from the nanostructures and the focal distance layer such that it is possible to implement an image of a desired color and shape by only a structural design without using dyes or pigments, a color and shape are capable of being expressed up to nano-scale of 10 micron or less on one board without being overlapped, and in terms of color expression, both monotone and technicolor can be expressed according to a structural design such that an elaborate label is capable of being produced, thereby solving the problem of manufacturing label reproductions.
Lentech Korea Co., Ltd.


07/14/16
20160202483 

Head-mounted display device


A head mounted display (hmd) device includes a stretchable display configured to display an image, and a lens unit provided to face the stretchable display and configured to magnify the image and refract the image in a direction toward a user's eye.. .
Samsung Display Co., Ltd.


07/14/16
20160202477 

Aberration-correcting method, laser processing method using said aberration-correcting method, laser irradiation method using said aberration-correcting method, aberration-correcting device and aberration-correcting program


In an aberration-correcting method according to an embodiment of the present invention, in an aberration-correcting method for a laser irradiation device 1 which focuses a laser beam on the inside of a transparent medium 60, aberration of a laser beam is corrected so that a focal point of the laser beam is positioned within a range of aberration occurring inside the medium. This aberration range is not less than n×d and not more than n×d+Δs from an incidence plane of the medium 60, provided that the refractive index of the medium 60 is defined as n, a depth from an incidence plane of the medium 60 to the focus of the lens 50 is defined as d, and aberration caused by the medium 60 is defined as Δs..
Hamamatsu Photonics K.k.


07/14/16
20160202475 

Imaging device, manufacturing apparatus, manufacturing method, and electronic apparatus


An imaging device includes: a photoelectric conversion unit; and a correction unit that corrects the angle of light incident on the photoelectric conversion unit, the correction unit being located on the side of the light incident on the photoelectric conversion unit. The correction unit has a curved surface, and the surface shape of the curved surface is a spherical surface.
Sony Corporation


07/14/16
20160202457 

Wide-angle zoom lens and image pickup apparatus


A wide-angle zoom lens includes: a first lens group having a negative refractive power, a second lens group having positive refractive power, a third lens group having a negative refractive power and a fourth lens group having a positive refractive power in that order from an object side. The second lens group is configured with a front group, a stop and a rear group having a positive refractive power in that order from the object side.
Tamron Co., Ltd.


07/14/16
20160202456 

Zoom lens


A zoom lens includes a first lens group and a second lens group. The first lens group has a negative refractive power and includes a first lens, a second lens, and a third lens arranged in sequence from a magnified side to a minified side, refractive powers of which are negative, negative, and positive, respectively.
Coretronic Corporation


07/14/16
20160202454 

Camera lens


A camera lens includes a first lens with positive refraction power, an aperture, a second lens with negative refraction power, a third lens with one of positive refraction power or negative refraction power, a fourth lens with positive refraction power, a fifth lens with negative refraction power, a filter, and an image sensor in the order from the object side to the image side. The camera lens is satisfied a following formula: 0.1<(0.5*p/d)<1.5, wherein d is a diameter of the aperture, p is a pixel size of the image sensor.
Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., Ltd.


07/14/16
20160202453 

Zoom lens and camera device incorporating the same


Provided are: a zoom lens which exhibits a large variable-power ratio, an increased degree of freedom with respect to aberration correction, and which has been achieved having a sufficient reduction in size in the optical axis direction; and an imaging device equipped therewith. The zoom lens includes at least, from the object side, a first lens group having positive refractive power, a second lens group having negative refractive power, a third lens group having positive refractive power, a fourth lens group, and a fifth lens group, in that order.
Tamron Co., Ltd


07/14/16
20160202452 

Fixed-focus lens


A fixed-focus lens including a first lens group, a second lens group and an aperture stop is provided. The first lens group has a positive refractive power, and includes a first lens, a second lens and a third lens arranged in sequence from a magnified side to a reduced side.
Coretronic Corporation


07/14/16
20160202420 

Active optical coupling system and photonic integrated circuit


The active optical coupling system generally has: a photonic die having a photonic integrated circuit (pic) waveguide element disposed thereon, the pic waveguide element having an intermediate coupling element disposed on the pic waveguide element; a liquid crystal refractive element (lcre) being optically coupled to the pic waveguide element of the photonic die via the intermediate coupling element, the lcre having a first face for receiving light, a second face opposite the first face for outputting the received light, a liquid crystal layer between the first and second faces, and an electrode system arranged to act on the liquid crystal layer; and a controller being electrically connected to the electrode system of the lcre and being operable to actively control the propagation of the outputted light upon action of the electrode system, said active control allowing coupling of the outputted light into the pic waveguide element.. .
Institut National D'optique


07/14/16
20160202396 

Multilayer mirror


A multilayer mirror for reflecting extreme ultraviolet (euv) radiation, the mirror has a substrate and a stack of layers formed on the substrate. The stack of layers comprises layers including a low index material and a high index material, the low index material having a lower real part of the refractive index than the high index material at a given operating wavelength λ.
Carl Zeiss Smt Gmbh


07/14/16
20160202395 

Display apparatus with improved viewing angle


Provided is a display apparatus including a display panel and an optical film. The optical film includes a refraction layer including a first pattern in which a first air gap is defined, and an adhesive layer disposed between the refraction layer and the display panel, including first and second layers.
Samsung Display Co., Ltd.


07/14/16
20160202387 

Behind pipe evaluation techniques for well abandonment and complex annular environments


A method includes introducing a tool string into a wellbore having annular material disposed in an annulus defined between casing and the wellbore. Obtaining acoustic refracted waveform measurements of the annular material from a cement bond logging tool, obtaining ultrasonic measurements of the annular material from a circumferential acoustic scanning tool, obtaining gamma radiation measurements scattered from the annular material from a spectral density logging tool, and obtaining thermal neutron radiation measurements scattered from the annular material from a dual spaced neutron logging tool.
Halliburton Energy Services, Inc.


07/14/16
20160202179 

Terahertz wave temporal waveform acquistion apparatus


A terahertz wave temporal waveform acquisition apparatus includes a light source, a branch part, a terahertz wave generation element, a terahertz wave detection element, a delay providing medium, a temperature adjustment unit, and an analysis unit. The delay providing medium is disposed on an optical path of a terahertz wave from the terahertz wave generation element to the terahertz wave detection element, is formed of a material of which a refractive index for the terahertz wave depends on the temperature, and provides a delay according to the temperature to the terahertz wave..
Hamamatsu Photonics K.k.


07/14/16
20160202178 

High-throughput hyperspectral imaging with superior resolution and optical sectioning


An imaging system includes a light source configured to illuminate a target and a camera configured to image light responsively emitted from the target and reflected from a spatial light modulator (slm). The imaging system is configured to generate high-resolution, hyperspectral images of the target.
Verily Life Sciences Llc


07/14/16
20160201879 

Light flux controlling member and light-emitting device


A light flux controlling member includes an incidence region and an emission region. The incidence region includes a refraction part on which a part of the light emitted from the light emitting element is incident, the refraction part being disposed at a center portion of the incidence region and configured to refract the incident light such that the incident light travels away from an optical axis of the light emitting element, and a reflection part on which another part of the light emitted from the light emitting element is incident, the reflection part being disposed outside the refraction part and configured to reflect the incident light such that the incident light approaches the optical axis.
Enplas Corporation


07/14/16
20160201876 

Light distribution cob module led street lamp lens capable of illuminating 3 - 5 lanes


The invention relates to a light distribution method for a cob module led street lamp lens capable of illuminating 3 or 5 lanes. The light distribution method is characterized in that the light emitted by a cob module led light source is firstly refracted by a drop-shaped refraction lens and then refracted secondarily by a light distribution curved surface lens to achieve an optimal irradiation effect.
Hongli Linghting Group Co., Ltd.


07/14/16
20160201274 

Recycled asphalt process


A method of making hot mix asphalt using recycled asphalt in which tertiary air is mixed with products of combustion at an exit of a refractory-lined chamber to produce hot controlled temperature process air, the temperature of the tertiary air being increased while the temperature of the products of combustion is decreased to adjust a temperature of the hot controlled temperature process air. Particles of the recycled asphalt are heated by exposing the particles to the hot controlled temperature process air in the rotary counter-flow dryer and mixer and moisture is removed from the recycled asphalt with the hot controlled temperature process air..
Gencor Industries, Inc.


07/14/16
20160200913 

Method for producing thin film having high refractive index and high transparency, and thin film produced by the method


(wherein r1 is a hydrogen atom, an alkyl group, an alkynyl group, an alkenyl group, an aryl group, an aliphatic heterocyclic group, or an aromatic heterocyclic group; r2 is a divalent organic residue; and n is 1 or 2); a second step: a step of curing the coating on the substrate obtained in the first step by light irradiation; and a third step: a step of further adding energy to the cured film obtained in the second step by heating and/or light irradiation.. .

07/14/16
20160200247 

Glow ring for instrument panel


In one aspect, the disclosure relates to a light emitting assembly for an instrument panel, which includes a light guide assembly a light guide assembly body and at least one light transmissive leg extending from the light guide assembly body. The leg has a light input surface along an edge in close proximity to a light emitting diode.
N.s. International, Ltd


07/14/16
20160199642 

Cochlear implant fitting via efferent nerve fibers


A system for frequency matching a cochlear implant during fitting includes a tissue stimulation device configured to generate a tonal stimulus to mask efferent nerve fibers in a subject, one or more response measurement contacts configured to measure cap signals during and outside of a refractory period, a frequency matching module in communication with the response measurement contacts and configured to receive the cap signals during and outside of the refractory period to determine a stimulation location on the cochlear implant based on a comparison of the received cap signals both during and outside of the refractory period, and a parameter adjusting module in communication with the frequency matching module and configured to interface with the cochlear implant and to adjust its processing parameters based on the stimulation location. Methods for frequency matching a cochlear implant during fitting are also disclosed..
Med-el Elektromedizinische Geraete Gmbh


07/14/16
20160198948 

Retinoscopy paddle with integrated axis compass or adapter, and associated method


An improved retinoscopy paddle with lens received through openings extending through the paddle member has an axis compass with indicia for assessing the range of refraction error and axis of astigmatism in the eyes of a patient as part of an optical examination. The axis compass may be formed on the paddle member or on a receptacle member adapted for operative receipt on as associated retinoscopy paddle.
Good-lite Co.


07/14/16
20160198943 

Effective acuity and refraction targets


A viewing target for a visual acuity and refraction measurement includes at least one line comprising a width dimension that is below a resolution limit width (hereinafter “rlw”) of a test subject visual acuity, and an adjustable length dimension that is initially set at greater than the rlw of the test subject visual acuity. A base, at least approximately intersecting the line, has a thickness along the direction of the length of the line that is greater than the rlw of the test subject visual acuity.

07/07/16
20160197678 

Two-section semiconductor laser with modulation-independent grating section to reduce chirp


A two-section semiconductor laser includes a gain section and a modulation-independent grating section to reduce chirp. The modulation-independent grating section includes a diffraction grating for reflecting light and forms a laser cavity with the gain section for lasing at a wavelength or range of wavelengths reflected by the diffraction grating.
Applied Optoelectronics, Inc.


07/07/16
20160197454 

Passive waveguide structure with alternating gainas/alinas layers for mid-infrared optoelectronic devices


Disclosed is a semiconductor optical emitter having an optical mode and a gain section, the emitter comprising a low loss waveguide structure made of two alternating layers of semiconductor materials a and b, having refractive indexes of na and nb, respectively, with an effective index no of the optical mode in the low loss waveguide between na and nb, wherein no is within a 5% error margin of identical to a refractive index of the gain section and wherein the gain section is butt-jointed with the low loss waveguide, and wherein the size and shape of the optical mode(s) in the low loss waveguide and gain section are within a 10% error margin of equal. Desirably, at least one of the semiconductor materials a and b has a sufficiently large band gap that the passive waveguide structure blocks current under a voltage bias of 15 v..
Thorlabs Quantum Electronics, Inc.


07/07/16
20160197311 

Emissive article with light extraction film


An emissive article includes an oled having a light emission surface, a circular polarizer, and a light extraction film optically between the oled and the circular polarizer and being optically coupled to the light emission surface. The light extraction film includes a two-dimensional structured layer of extraction elements having a first index of refraction and a pitch in a range from 400 to 800 nm and a backfill layer including a material having a second index of refraction different from the first index of refraction..
3m Innovative Properties Company


07/07/16
20160197308 

Organic light emitting diode display device


An organic light emitting diode (oled) display device includes: a substrate; a first electrode on the substrate; a light emitting layer on the first electrode; an auxiliary light emitting layer on the light emitting layer; a second electrode on the auxiliary light emitting layer; and a resonance inducing layer on the second electrode. The resonance inducing layer may include a first low-refractive-index layer and a first high-refractive-index layer.
Samsung Display Co., Ltd.


07/07/16
20160197307 

Organic light-emitting display panel and display device


An organic light-emitting display panel and a display device are provided; the display panel includes a first substrate (10) and a second substrate (50), and an electroluminescent layer (30) arranged between the first substrate (10) and the second substrate (50), a plurality of elm layers (20) being each arranged between the electroluminescent layer (30) and the first substrate (10) as well as between the electroluminescent layer (30) and the second substrate (50), wherein at least one of the first substrate (10) and the second substrate (50) is a light exit surface, refractive indexes of the plurality of film layers between the light exit surface and the electroluminescent layer (30) are not greater than that of the light exit surface, and in any two adjacent film layers between the electroluminescent layer (30) and the light exit surface, a refractive index of a film layer which is far away from the light exit surface is not greater than that of a film layer which is close to the light exit surface.. .
Boe Technology Group Co., Ltd.


07/07/16
20160197242 

Light-emitting element


A light-emitting element comprises a light-emitting stack comprising an active layer for emitting a light; a window layer on the light-emitting stack; and a first insulative layer having a first refractive index on the window layer; wherein the first insulative layer has a first refractive index, and the window layer has a second refractive index, and a difference between the first refractive index and the second refractive index is larger than 1.5.. .
Epistar Corporation


07/07/16
20160197221 

Three-dimensional thermal or photovoltaic solar panel with incorporated holography


The present invention relates to a solar panel with three-dimensional (3d) unitary structures or cavities that is made entirely of plastic materials and applicable to both a thermal solar panel and a photovoltaic solar module. The difference between both cases is that in the first case, the structure incorporates pipes (6) for a heat-carrying fluid, whereas in the second case it is provided with photovoltaic solar cells (8).
Instituto HologrÁfico Terrasun, S.l.


07/07/16
20160197108 

Solid-state imaging device and electronic apparatus


There is provided a solid-state imaging device that includes: colored pixels each including a first photoelectric conversion element and a colored filler; white pixels each including a second photoelectric conversion element and a clear layer; and an interlayer insulating film provided between the first photoelectric conversion element and the colored filter, and between the second photoelectric conversion element and the clear layer. The colored filter is provided on light-entering side of the first photoelectric conversion element.
Sony Corporation






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