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Date/App# patent app List of recent Refract-related patents
08/18/16
20160241843 
 Three-dimensional (3d) display apparatus and method patent thumbnailThree-dimensional (3d) display apparatus and method
A three-dimensional (3d) display apparatus and method are provided. The 3d display apparatus may include a display screen configured to display each of a plurality of sub-images included in a single frame of a 3d image using a time-division multiplexing (tdm), a polarizer configured to polarize each of the displayed sub-images by changing a polarization direction using the tdm, in synchronization with the display screen, and microlens arrays arranged in a plurality of layers and configured to sequentially refract the polarized sub-images, respectively..
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.


08/18/16
20160241756 
 Photographing system, image capturing unit and electronic device patent thumbnailPhotographing system, image capturing unit and electronic device
A photographing 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 with refractive power. The first lens element with positive refractive power has an object-side surface being convex in paraxial region.
Largan Precision Co., Ltd.


08/18/16
20160241752 
 Optical image capturing system patent thumbnailOptical image capturing system
A four-piece optical lens for capturing image and a five-piece optical module for capturing image are disclosed. In order from an object side to an image side, the optical lenses along the optical axis include 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; and at least one of the image-side surface and object-side surface of each of the four lens elements are aspheric.
Ability Opto-electronics Technology Co.ltd.


08/18/16
20160241735 
 Optical scanning device and image forming apparatus using the same patent thumbnailOptical scanning device and image forming apparatus using the same
An optical scanning device includes a light source unit, a deflector, and a scanning lens. The deflector reflects first and second light beams emitted from the light source such that the beams scan a scanned surface in main scanning direction.
Kyocera Document Solutions Inc.


08/18/16
20160240887 
 Battery, electrolyte, battery pack, electronic device, electric vehicle, power storage device, and power system patent thumbnailBattery, electrolyte, battery pack, electronic device, electric vehicle, power storage device, and power system
A particle size d50 of the particle is not less than 50 nm and not more than 450 nm, or not less than 750 nm and not more than 10,000 nm. A refractive index of the particle is not less than 1.3 and less than 2.4.
Sony Corporation


08/18/16
20160240819 
 Organic light-emitting display apparatus and  manufacturing the same patent thumbnailOrganic light-emitting display apparatus and manufacturing the same
An organic light-emitting display apparatus includes a substrate, an optical layer formed over the substrate and a light emitting pixel formed over the optical layer. The optical layer includes a first refractive index layer portion having a first refractive index, a second refractive index layer portion having a second refractive index greater than the first refractive index.
Samsung Display Co., Ltd.


08/18/16
20160240743 
 Light emitting device having wide beam angle and  fabricating the same patent thumbnailLight emitting device having wide beam angle and fabricating the same
A light emitting device including a light emitting structure disposed on one surface of a substrate and a transflective portion disposed on the other surface of the substrate. The transflective portion and the substrate have different indexes of refraction from one another..
Seoul Viosys Co., Ltd.


08/18/16
20160240737 
 Light-emitting device and production method therefor patent thumbnailLight-emitting device and production method therefor
The present invention provides a light-emitting device exhibiting improved light extraction performance. The light-emitting device is of a flip-chip type wherein a group iii nitride semiconductor layer is disposed on one surface of a gan substrate, light is extracted from a rear surface of the substrate (the other surface of the substrate), and an uneven structure is formed on the rear surface of the substrate.
Toyoda Gosei Co., Ltd.


08/18/16
20160240731 
 Light-emitting diode patent thumbnailLight-emitting diode
A light-emitting diode, comprises an active layer for emitting a light with a phase and a peak wavelength λ in air, a reflector, a lower semiconductor stack between the active layer and the reflector, wherein the lower semiconductor stack comprises multiple semiconductor layers, and each of the multiple semiconductor layers has a refractive index ni, a thickness di and two sides each contacting adjacent layers to form two interfaces, wherein each interface has a phase shift when the light passes through the interface.. .
Epistar Corporation


08/18/16
20160240728 
 Optical device and a  fabricating an optical device patent thumbnailOptical device and a fabricating an optical device
An optical device comprising: a photonic crystal structure, comprising: a layer of a first material, the layer comprising a quantum emitter; and a plurality of regions of a second material in the layer of the first material, the regions arranged in a regular lattice having at least one region missing from the lattice so that a defect is formed, wherein the quantum emitter is located in the defect part of the photonic crystal structure; wherein the second material has a different refractive index to the first material; and an electrode which is electrically contacted to only the defect part of the photonic crystal structure.. .
Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba


08/18/16
20160239117 

Layered body for transparent conductive member, transfer material, transparent conductive member, touch panel and process for producing same, and touch panel display device


A layered body for a transparent conductive member comprises, in order, a first layer, a metal layer, and a second layer, the first and second layers each comprising an organic resin and a titanium compound and/or a zirconium compound, the first and second layers each having a refractive index of 1.6 to 2.0, the first and second layers each having an average thickness of 10 to 100 nm, the metal layer comprising silver and/or copper.. .

08/18/16
20160238935 

Coating composition, and process for producing photoresist laminate


To provide a coating composition which exhibits excellent followability to a difference in level in its application, and which is capable of forming a coating layer having a low refractive index in a short-wavelength region and exhibiting excellent solubility to an alkaline aqueous solution. A coating composition comprising a solvent and a fluorinated polymer (a) which has a unit represented by —[cx1x2—cy(—rf—coom)]— and has a number average molecular weight of from 1,000 to 7,500.
Asahi Glass Company, Limited


08/18/16
20160238925 

Reflective mask blank, manufacturing same, reflective mask and manufacturing semiconductor device


A reflective mask blank capable of facilitating the discovery of contaminants, scratches and other critical defects by inhibiting the detection of pseudo defects attributable to surface roughness of a substrate or film in a defect inspection using a highly sensitive defect inspection apparatus. The reflective mask blank has a mask blank multilayer film comprising a multilayer reflective film, obtained by alternately laminating a high refractive index layer and a low refractive index layer, and an absorber film on a main surface of a mask blank substrate, wherein, in the relationship between bearing area (%) and bearing depth (nm) as measured with an atomic force microscope for a 1 μm×1 μm region of the surface of the reflective mask blank on which the mask blank multilayer film is formed, the surface of the reflective mask blank satisfies the relationship of (ba70−ba30)/(bd70−bd30)≧60(%/nm) and maximum height (rmax)≦4.5 nm..
Hoya Corporation


08/18/16
20160238924 

Structure and fixing phase effects on euv mask


This invention relates to a structure for fixing phase effects on euv mask which contains a repeating pattern with an assist feature, or a pattern with two different sized features in close proximity. The euv mask with the repeating pattern is capable of printing a group of trenches on a photoresist layer.
International Business Machines Corporation


08/18/16
20160238854 

Focal length extender for telescopic imaging systems


The invention describes a focal length extender for a telescopic imaging system with interchangeable viewing eyepieces, including a cylindrical housing, which has a first and a second stop plane which are perpendicular to its cylinder axis in the direction of the light with associated connecting elements to the telescope body and for interchangeable viewing eyepieces and in which the housing has a relay lens arranged between the first stop plane and the second stop plane, wherein the relay lens is divided in two and consists of a first positive, neutral or negative lens element and a further negative lens element, wherein between the first and the further lens element, a beam splitter surface is arranged downstream at an angle to the optical axis of the imaging system and the first and further lens element together with the distance therebetween has an overall negative refractive power.. .
Leica Camera Ag


08/18/16
20160238828 

Microscope objective lens


Provided is a microscope objective lens that sufficiently corrects on-axis and off-axis chromatic aberrations and that has a long working distance. A microscope objective lens ol includes, in order from an object side, a first lens group g1 with positive refractive power and a second lens group g2 with negative refractive power.
Nikon Corporation


08/18/16
20160238824 

Zoom lens, optical manufacturing the zoom lens


Provided is a zoom lens having, in order from an object, a first lens group (g1) having positive refractive power, a second lens group (g2) having negative refractive power, a third lens group (g3) having positive refractive power, and a fourth lens group (g4) having positive refractive power. Upon zooming from a wide-angle end state to a telephoto end state, a distance between the first lens group and the second lens group changes, a distance between the second lens group and the third lens group changes, a distance between the third lens group and the fourth lens group changes, and at least the first lens group (g1) moves.
Nikon Corporation


08/18/16
20160238823 

Optical system and image pickup apparatus


The optical system of the present invention includes, in order from an object side: a first lens group g1 having positive refractive power; a second lens group g2 having negative refractive power; and a third lens group g3 having positive refractive power, wherein the first lens group g1 and the third lens group g3 are fixed in an optical axis direction, while the second lens group g2 is moved in the optical axis direction to focus on from an object at infinity to an object at a finite distance, the third lens group g3 includes, in order from the object side: an object-side group g3a; an aperture stop s; and an image-side group g3b, and a specified condition is satisfied.. .
Tamron Co., Ltd.


08/18/16
20160238821 

Image capturing lens assembly, image capturing device and electronic device


An image capturing lens assembly includes, in order from an object side to an image side, a first lens element, a second lens element, a third lens element, a fourth lens element and a fifth lens element. The first lens element with positive refractive power has a convex object-side surface.
Largan Precision Co., Ltd.


08/18/16
20160238820 

Six-piece optical lens system


A six-piece optical lens system includes, in order from the object side to the image side: a stop, a first lens element with a positive refractive power has a convex object-side surface; a second lens element with a negative refractive power has a convex object-side surface; a third lens element with a positive refractive power has a concave image-side surface; a fourth lens element with a negative refractive power has a concave image-side surface; a fifth lens element with a positive refractive power has a convex object-side surface; a sixth lens element with a negative refractive power has a concave object-side surface, and at least one of object-side and image-side surfaces of each lens element is aspheric. Thereby, such a system can be applied to a high resolution mobile phone..
Newmax Technology Co., Ltd.


08/18/16
20160238818 

Optical image capturing system


The present disclosure discloses an optical image capturing system, sequentially arranged from an object side to an image side, comprises 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; and an image-side surface and an object-side surface of the fourth lens element are aspheric. The optical image capturing system can increase aperture value and improve the imagining quality for applying to compact cameras..
Ability Opto-electronics Technology Co.ltd.


08/18/16
20160238817 

Optical image capturing system


The present disclosure discloses an optical image capturing system, sequentially arranged from an object side to an image side, comprises a first lens with positive refractive power; a second lens with refractive power; a third lens with refractive power; and a fourth lens with negative refractive power; and an image-side surface and an object-side surface of the fourth lens element are aspheric. The optical image capturing system can increase aperture value and improve the imagining quality for applying to compact cameras..
Ability Opto-electronics Technology Co.ltd.


08/18/16
20160238816 

Optical image capturing system


A four-piece optical lens for capturing image and a five-piece optical module for capturing image are disclosed. In order from an object side to an image side, the optical lens along the optical axis 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 negative refractive power; and at least one of the image-side surface and object-side surface of each of the four lens elements are aspheric.
Ability Opto-electronics Technology Co.ltd.


08/18/16
20160238784 

Optical fiber illumination systems and methods


A light-diffusing optical fiber with a light-guiding core having a plurality of elongated glass rods each oriented substantially parallel with each other and with the length of the optical fiber. The fiber also includes a cladding surrounding the glass core, the cladding having a refractive index similar to, or lower than, a refractive index of the glass core.
Corning Incorporated


08/18/16
20160238773 

Display device


A display device includes a first light source module, a display panel and a transparent filling. The first light source module includes at least one first light source and a first light guide plate (lgp).
E Ink Holdings Inc.


08/18/16
20160238759 

Near infrared optical interference filters with improved transmission


An interference filter includes a layers stack comprising a plurality of layers of at least: layers of amorphous hydrogenated silicon with added nitrogen (a-si:h,n) and layers of one or more dielectric materials, such as sio2, siox, sioxny, a dielectric material with a higher refractive index in the range 1.9 to 2.7 inclusive, or so forth. The interference filter is designed to have a passband center wavelength in the range 750-1000 nm inclusive.
Materion Corporation


08/18/16
20160238748 

Optical film structure and display apparatus


An optical film structure includes a first substrate having a first surface and a second surface, an optical component includes a micro-lens array and disposed on the first surface of the first substrate, a micro-lens array including a plurality of micro-lens units each of which has a round concentrated area with a projected radius r formed on the first surface, a planarization layer disposed on the optical component, a light absorbing layer disposed on the planarization layer and including a plurality of light absorbing units each of which has a width w. Light incident from the second surface of the first substrate and passing through the micro-lens array is focused on the light absorbing units.
Industrial Technology Research Institute


08/18/16
20160238746 

Optical apparatus and forming a gradient index device


A refractive index device and method of making it include obtaining a glass structure comprising a plurality of nucleation sites. The glass structure is formed from a glass composition that comprises a first chemical component and a second chemical component.
Clemson University Research Foundation


08/18/16
20160238743 

Low-color scratch-resistant articles with a multilayer optical film


Embodiments of this disclosure pertain to articles that exhibit scratch-resistance and improved optical properties. In some examples, the article exhibits a color shift of about 2 or less, when viewed at an incident illumination angle in the range from about 0 degrees to about 60 degrees from normal under an illuminant.
Corning Incorporated


08/18/16
20160238538 

Diagnostic capturing medical specimen image


The present invention provides a portable diagnostic apparatus for capturing a medical image. The apparatus includes a cavity for accommodating a medical specimen to be detected, a white light source, and multiple digital camera units for photographing the specimen to be detected.
Siemens Healthcare Diagnostics Inc.


08/18/16
20160238526 

System and determining properties of an oil material


Systems and methods for classifying oil materials. A method of determining a refractive index of oil comprising: generating an incident beam, incident on a conductive material and at an angle of incidence to the conductive layer, between the conductive material and an oil material; monitoring the power of a reflected beam; and determining an angle of resonance by changing the angle of incidence of the incident beam; determining a refractive index of the oil material using at least the power of the reflected beam.
The Governing Council Of The University Of Toronto


08/18/16
20160238525 

V-block refractometer


A v-block refractometer capable of enhancing measurement accuracy is provided. An incident angle of measurement light incident on a v-block prism 1 from a collimator lens 48 is changed through the rotation of a motor 7, and the measurement light from the v-block prism 1 at each incident angle is detected by a detector 2.
Shimadzu Corporation


08/18/16
20160238524 

System and providing active refraction feedback for devices with variable index of refraction


A system for providing active refraction feedback for devices with a variable index of refraction includes a reference beam generator and an altered reference beam sensor. The reference beam generator is configured to generate a reference beam and to apply the reference beam to a variable-index-of-refraction (vir) device.
Raytheon Company


08/18/16
20160238381 

System for measuring three-dimensional profile of transparent object or refractive index by fringe projection


A system for measuring the profile or the refractive index of a transparent object by fringe projection techniques is provided and has an image generating device, an image capture device, and an image processor. The image generating device produces a reference image with a long depth of focus.
National Sun Yat-sen University


08/18/16
20160238206 

Vehicular lamp


The present disclosure provides a lamp unit including: a first lens that has a positive refractive power on a front surface and a rear surface thereof; a second lens that is positioned behind the first lens and has a plurality of positive refraction areas each having a positive refractive power; and a plurality of light sources that are arranged near focal points of the positive refractive areas. Thus, the light sources may be arranged to be spaced apart from each other..
Koito Manufacturing Co., Ltd.


08/18/16
20160238202 

Linear aisle light optic for leds


An optical element for uniformly dispersing light from a plurality of linearly aligned leds includes a body made of a transparent polymeric material, in which the body has a longitudinally extending center portion having a transverse cross-sectional profile that is uniform along the length of the optical element, and legs extending away from opposite sides of the center portion and extending downwardly to define a recess. The center portion has a top surface and a bottom surface that together define a longitudinally extending lens portion that collects light from the leds and refracts the light to produce a desired beam pattern.
Coreled Systems, Llc


08/18/16
20160238177 

Breakaway hose support


A fluid dispensing system including a support structure, a hose configured to dispense fluid therethrough, and a support cable coupled to the hose. The hose is directly or indirectly releasably coupled to the support structure via the cable.
Opw Fueling Components Inc.


08/18/16
20160237595 

High-strength refractory fibrous materials


The disclosed materials, methods, and apparatus, provide novel ultra-high temperature materials (uhtm) in fibrous forms/structures; such “fibrous materials” can take various forms, such as individual filaments, short-shaped fiber, tows, ropes, wools, textiles, lattices, nano/microstructures, mesostructured materials, and sponge-like materials. At least four important classes of uhtm materials are disclosed in this invention: (1) carbon, doped-carbon and carbon alloy materials, (2) materials within the boron-carbon-nitride-x system, (3) materials within the silicon-carbon-nitride-x system, and (4) highly-refractory materials within the tantalum-hafnium-carbon-nitride-x and tantalum-hafnium-carbon-boron-nitride-x system.
Dynetics, Inc.


08/18/16
20160237349 

Nematic liquid crystal composition and liquid crystal display device using the same


There is provided a liquid crystal composition having the following properties without reductions in refractive index anisotropy (Δn) and nematic phase-isotropic liquid phase transition temperature (tni): sufficiently small viscosity (η), sufficiently small rotational viscosity (γ1), a large elastic constant (k33), and negative dielectric anisotropy (Δ∈) with a large absolute value. There is also provided a liquid crystal display device of, for example, a va type in which such a liquid crystal composition is used and which has a high response speed and excellent display quality with defective display being eliminated or reduced.
Dic Corporation


08/18/16
20160237347 

Nematic liquid crystal composition and liquid crystal display device using the same


Without reductions in refractive index anisotropy (Δn) and nematic phase-isotropic liquid phase transition temperature (tni), the liquid crystal composition has sufficiently low solid phase-nematic phase transition temperature (tcn), sufficiently small viscosity (η), sufficiently small rotational viscosity (γ1), a large elastic constant (k33), and negative dielectric anisotropy (Δ∈) with a large absolute value. The liquid crystal composition contains a first component that is a compound represented by formula (n2), a second component that is at least one compound represented by general formula (n3), and a third component that is at least one compound having a negative dielectric anisotropy (Δ∈) with an absolute value of greater than three.
Dic Corporation


08/18/16
20160237284 

Optical film comprising primer layer containing polyester resin and polarizing plate using same


The present invention relates to an optical film including: a base material film; and a primer layer containing a polyester resin and water-dispersible minute particulates on at least one surface of the base material film and having a refractive index difference of 0.03 or less from the base material film, in which the polyester resin includes polyester glycol formed by a reaction of polybasic acid including an aromatic carboxylic acid compound and an aliphatic carboxylic acid compound at a mole ratio of 1:9 to 9:1 and polyol, adhesion force between the optical film and a functional coating layer is excellent, and a rainbow phenomenon is reduced and an optical property is excellent due to a small refractive index difference.. .
Lg Chem, Ltd.


08/18/16
20160236968 

Sealing material


Provided is a sealing material that easily converts laser light to thermal energy, exhibits satisfactory fluidity, and is conducive to a reduction in its melting point. The sealing material includes 54.9 vol % to 99.9 vol % of glass powder, 0 vol % to 45 vol % of refractory filler powder, and 0.1 vol % to 10 vol % of a laser absorbing material, in which the glass powder includes as a glass composition, in terms of the following oxides in mass %, 70% to 90% of bi2o3, 2% to 12% of b2o3, 1% to 15% of zno, 0.2% to 15% of cuo+fe2o3, and 0.1% to 20% of mgo+cao+sro+bao..
Nippon Electric Glass Co., Ltd.


08/18/16
20160236306 

Racks for high-temperature metal processing


In various embodiments, apparatuses for receiving and supporting one or more components during processing thereof at process temperatures greater than approximately 1000° c. Feature refractory metal shelves separated by refractory metal support posts..

08/18/16
20160236305 

Racks for high-temperature metal processing


In various embodiments, apparatuses for receiving and supporting one or more components during processing thereof at process temperatures greater than approximately 1000° c. Feature refractory metal shelves separated by refractory metal support posts..

08/18/16
20160236296 

Nanoparticle manufacturing system


The present invention provides a nanoparticle manufacturing system differing from conventional nanoparticle fabricating equipment. In this nanoparticle manufacturing system, a laser beam emitted from a laser source is directly guided to the surface of a target disposed in an ablation chamber through a light guide tube, such that the laser beam is prevented from being influenced by reflection and/or refraction effects occurring from the cooling liquid filled in the ablation chamber.
Gold Nanotech Inc


08/18/16
20160236180 

Catalyst for the oxidation of co and hc at low temperatures


The present invention relates to a catalyst for the removal of carbon monoxide and hydrocarbon from the exhaust gas of lean-operated internal combustion engines on a supporting body, which bears platinum and/or palladium on one or more refractory carrier materials and also contains cerium oxide and which, after reductive treatment at 250° c. And after co adsorption, is characterized by certain peaks in diffuse reflectance infrared fourier transform spectroscopy (drifts), and also relates to the use thereof for removing carbon monoxide and hydrocarbon from the exhaust gas of lean-operated internal combustion engines..
Umicore Ag & Co. Kg


08/18/16
20160236079 

Holographic projection gaming and learning system


A holographic projection gaming and learning system comprises a holographic projection device, an input unit used to present one or more instruction contents and an electronic device having a screen, wherein the holographic projection device includes at least a placement board configured with an opening, at least a projection refraction board and at least a supportive positioning component; therefore, upon placing the electronic device on the placement board of the holographic projection device, the capture module of the electronic device can capture the instruction contents provided by the input unit and transfer to the application software thereby that the application software determines the received instruction contents to display at least a holograph image on the screen, and the holograph image displayed on the screen of the electronic device can be illuminated onto the projection refraction panel of the projection refraction board via the opening of the placement board and then the projection refraction panel projects the holograph image outward for imaging, so that the system according to the present invention can closely combine the holograph image contents with the desktop gaming processes in order to further increase the playfulness of the game.. .
Mirax Technology Corp.


08/18/16
20160235886 

Wet-pack intraocular lens materials with high refractive index


Intraocular lens materials are disclosed. They are soft and very deformable and have a high refractive index, and a high glistening resistance in fully hydrated state.
Novartis Ag


08/18/16
20160235633 

Cosmetic composition with increased opacity


A cosmetic composition is disclosed comprising particle active and cosmetically acceptable carrier comprising hydrophobic material, wherein the hydrophobic material comprises less than 15% liquid oil by weight of the composition. The particle active comprises (i) water-insoluble shell component comprising inorganic material and having a refractive index of from 1.3 to 1.8; and (ii) core component comprising volatile liquid and having a refractive index of at least 1.2..
Conopco, Inc., D/b/a Unilever


08/18/16
20160235524 

Prosthetic capsular devices, systems, and methods


A prosthetic capsular device configured to be inserted in an eye includes a housing structure and a ring structure. The housing structure includes a first side, a second side opposite the first side, a third side, a fourth side opposite the third side, a posterior side including a refractive surface, an anterior side opposite the posterior side, and a longitudinal axis.
Omega Ophthalmics Llc


08/18/16
20160235310 

Biosensor


A biosensor includes light emitting elements and a light receiving element disposed on a principal surface of a wiring board; a light shielding portion disposed between a light-emitting-element sealing portion and a light-receiving-element sealing portion; a base medium having light transmitting properties, disposed in parallel with the wiring board with the light shielding portion therebetween; an adhesion layer having light transmitting properties, configured to bond the base medium with the light-emitting-element sealing portion, the light-receiving-element sealing portion, and the light shielding portion; and a first electrocardiograph electrode attached to a principal surface of the base medium. The refractive index of the base medium is set to be higher than that of the adhesion layer, and a surface of the first electrocardiograph electrode which is adjacent to the base medium is roughened so that stray light passing through the base medium will be scattered..
Murata Manufacturing Co., Ltd.


08/18/16
20160235293 

Apparatus and measuring aberrations of the optical system of a living being


The present invention refers in general to the measurement of aberrations of the optical system of a living being, in particular a human. More specifically, the invention refers to methods and systems for reconstructing a wave front and/or for building a refractive error map..
Costruzioni Strumenti Oftalmici C.s.o. S.r.l.


08/18/16
20160235056 

Device for cell or tissue cryopreservation by vitrification


Provided is a device for vitrification-based cryopreservation which enables easy and reliable vitrification freezing of cells or tissues. The device of the present invention for cell or tissue cryopreservation by vitrification has a porous structure made of a material having a refractive index of 1.45 or less as a vitrification solution absorber..
Mitsubishi Paper Mills Limited


08/11/16
20160234446 

Solid-state image sensor and image pickup apparatus including the same


A solid-state image sensor includes pixels each including first and second photoelectric conversion portions provided in a substrate, the second photoelectric conversion portion having lower sensitivity than the first photoelectric conversion portion; a barrier region provided between the first and second photoelectric conversion portions; a waveguide provided on a light-entrance side of the substrate and including a core and a cladding; and a protective layer provided between the waveguide and the substrate. Seen in a direction perpendicular to the substrate, a center of an exit face of the core is on a first-photoelectric-conversion-portion side with respect to a center of the barrier region in each pixel in a central part of a pixel area.
Canon Kabushiki Kaisha


08/11/16
20160233397 

Light-emitting device package and lighting apparatus including the package


A light-emitting device package and a lighting apparatus including the light-emitting device package are provided. The light-emitting device package may include a body, a light-emitting device provided on the body, a phosphor layer provided on the body and the light-emitting device, and a lens provided on the phosphor layer that refracts and reflects light discharged from the light-emitting device and having a lens body.
Lg Innotek Co., Ltd.


08/11/16
20160233391 

High refractive index silicone nanocomposites


The present disclosure provides nanocrystal(s) containing silicone capping agent(s). Dispersions containing the nanocrystal(s) and at least one of silicone monomer(s), silicone pre-polymer(s), and silicone polymer(s), and optionally additionally containing a solvent are also described.
Pixelligent Technologies Llc


08/11/16
20160233369 

Silicon nanocrystal light emitting diode and fabricating method thereof


Disclosed is a silicon nano crystal light emitting diode, including: a photoelectric conversion layer formed of a silicon nitride layer including a silicon nano crystal; an electron injection layer formed on the photoelectric conversion layer; and a hole injection layer, which faces the electron injection layer with the photoelectric conversion layer interposed therebetween, has an energy band gap higher than that of the photoelectric conversion layer, and has a refractive index lower than that of a silicon thin film.. .
Electronics And Telecommunications Research Institute


08/11/16
20160233309 

Semiconductor device, display device, and producing semiconductor device


This semiconductor device includes a substrate and a thin film transistor supported on the substrate. The thin film transistor includes a gate electrode, a semiconductor layer, a gate-insulating layer provided between the gate electrode and the semiconductor layer, and a source electrode and a drain electrode respectively making contact with the semiconductor layer.
Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha


08/11/16
20160231614 

Display device


Disclosed herein is a display device including a reflection type image display portion having a sheet-like anisotropic scattering member. In an area, in an in-plane direction, of the anisotropic scattering member, a low-refractive index area and a high-refractive index area are disposed in a mixture style.
Japan Display Inc.


08/11/16
20160231593 

Electro-active opthalmic lens having an optical power blending region


A spectacle lens is disclosed. The disclosed lens provides a vision correcting area for the correction of a wearer's refractive error.
E-vision Smart Optics, Inc.


08/11/16
20160231583 

Variable focal backlighting


A backlight unit includes a waveguide assembly having a first wedge and a birefringent wedge disposed adjacent to, and arranged nose-to-tail with, the first wedge, to define an interface of the waveguide assembly. The birefringent wedge has different indices of refraction for light propagating through the waveguide assembly in first and second polarization states.
Microsoft Technology Licensing, Llc


08/11/16
20160231579 

Autostereoscopic prismatic printing rasters


An autostereoscopic prismatic raster for the creation of a stereoscopic image from an array of interlaced stripes of lef- and right-images of a stereo pair, wherein the distance between adjacent stripes within each interlaced stereo image defines a stereo image period, said stereo image period being substantially equal to a raster period, the raster comprising: (i) a body of optically isotropic material having a first side comprising a substantially planar face through which the stereoscopic image is viewable by an observer, and a second side comprising an array of a plurality of relief optical elements adjacent one another and preferably without gaps between adjacent ones thereof; (ii) each said relief optical element having a relief surface and a polygonal cross-section comprising at least one triangular cross-section with left and right side portions and a base with a length corresponding to said raster period; wherein: (iii) for creating said stereoscopic image, a total internal reflection occurs on the relief surface of each relief optical element and boundary limit light rays of total internal reflection pass through the substianally planar face of the first side of the raster body; and (iv) for viewing said stereoscopic image due to the effect of total internal reflection, the left parts of the stereoscopic image pass through the left side portions of relief optical elements within each raster period and are directed substantially towards the observer's left eye, and the right parts of the stereoscopic image pass through the right side portions of relief optical elements within each raster period and are directed substantially towards the observer's right eye. The rasters may be mono-layer or dual-layer.
Iq Structures S.r.o.


08/11/16
20160231577 

Lens for displaying a virtual image


A lens for projecting a virtual image comprising first and second body sections coupled along first and second surfaces to form an internal interface within the lens, and a reflective coating on at least a portion of either the first surface or the second surface configured to redirect light projected into the second body section toward an eye of a wearer. Another lens comprising first and second body sections having different indices of refraction, and an interface configured to redirect light toward an eye of a wearer for display as a virtual image.
Laforge Optical, Inc.


08/11/16
20160231564 

Reducing optical aberrations with graded-index optics


An aberration corrector and a method to reducing a spherical aberration are disclosed. The aberration corrector has a radial, rotationally symmetric variation of refractive index including a term varying in proportion to a fourth degree of a distance from the optical axis.
Lumentum Operations Llc


08/11/16
20160231563 

Optical element, light-shielding paint set, and manufacturing optical element


An optical element includes a substrate and a light-shielding film on a part of the periphery of the substrate. The light-shielding film contains a compound having an epoxy group, a coloring agent, inorganic particles having a refractive index of 2.2 or more, and silica particles.
Canon Kabushiki Kaisha


08/11/16
20160231545 

Variable power optical system, optical device and manufacturing variable power optical system


A variable magnification optical system is provided which includes, in order from an object side, a first lens group g1 having positive refractive power, a second lens group g2 having negative refractive power, a third lens group g3 having positive refractive power, a fourth lens group g4, and a subsequent lens group gr. Upon zooming, each of distances between the first lens group g1 and the second lens group g2, between the second lens group g2 and the third lens group g3, between the third lens group g3 and the fourth lens group g4, between the fourth lens group g4 and the subsequent lens group gr is varied, and upon focusing, the third lens group g3 is moved along an optical axis.
Nikon Corporation


08/11/16
20160231543 

Optical imaging assembly and system with optical distortion correction


An optical imaging assembly is provided, having an optical axis; an object axis defined by an object being imaged; an aperture stop disposed on the optical axis; a light-transmissive sleeve enclosing the object axis, being disposed in object space defined by the object axis; and at least three refractive lens elements being arranged between the object and the aperture stop without any other intervening optical component, at least one of the elements having surfaces having at least one of cylindrical and acylindrical prescription, with an image plane, wherein the object being imaged lies within the sleeve.. .
Baxter Healthcare Sa


08/11/16
20160231542 

Magnification optical system


A magnification optical system forms an enlarged image of an object. It includes a refractive optical system including a plurality of lens groups; and a mirror train including a curved mirror, arranged in this order from an object side, a first focus structure configured to move the respective lens groups of the refractive optical system by different amounts along a normal line of a conjugate surface on the object side, and a second focus structure configured to move the respective lens groups along the normal line of the conjugate surface on the object side by different amounts from those of the first focus structure..

08/11/16
20160231540 

Folded telephoto camera lens system


A folded telephoto lens system may include multiple lenses with refractive power and a light path folding element. Light entering the camera through lens(es) on a first path is refracted to the folding element, which changes direction of the light on to a second path with lens(es) that refract the light to form an image plane at a photosensor.
Apple Inc.


08/11/16
20160231538 

Imaging lens


An imaging lens includes a first lens group and a second lens group, arranged in this order from an object side to an image plane side. The first lens group includes a first lens, a second lens having positive refractive power, and a third lens.
Kantatsu Co., Ltd.


08/11/16
20160231537 

Imaging lens


An imaging lens includes a first lens group and a second lens group, arranged in this order from an object side to an image plane side. The first lens group includes a first lens having positive refractive power, a second lens having positive refractive power, and a third lens.
Kantatsu Co., Ltd.


08/11/16
20160231536 

Image pickup lens


Where nd2 represents a refractive index of d-ray of the second lens.. .

08/11/16
20160231535 

Optical 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.


08/11/16
20160231534 

Optical 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 an object-side surface which can be convex; a second lens with refractive power; a third lens with refractive power; a fourth lens with refractive power; and a fifth lens which can have negative refractive power, wherein an image-side surface thereof can be concave, and at least one surface of the fifth lens has an inflection point; both surfaces of each of the five lenses 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.


08/11/16
20160231533 

Camera lens system


An optical imaging lens assembly that may have six lens components. The first, third, fourth, and fifth lens components may have positive refractive power.
f/f5


08/11/16
20160231532 

Lens assembly


Provided is a lens assembly including: a first lens, a second lens, a third lens, a fourth lens, a fifth lens from an object side of the lens assembly to an image side of the lens assembly in turn. The first lens is of a negative refracting power, an object side thereof is of a convexity, an image side thereof is of a concavity.
Zhejiang Sunny Optics Co., Ltd.


08/11/16
20160231509 

Optical fiber assembly and making same


A method for mounting an optical fiber within a tube in which the optical fiber is positioned through the tube so that a portion of the fiber protrudes outwardly from the distal end of the tube. A curable material, such as an adhesive, is then applied to the optical fiber portion which, upon curing, forms a flexible solid material having the refractive index less than refractive index of cladding material of said fiber optic.
U.s. Army Research Laboratory Attn: Rdrl-loc-i


08/11/16
20160231503 

Few mode optical fiber links for space division multiplexing


The invention relates to an optical link comprising n optical fibers, with n≧2. Each optical fiber comprises an optical core and an optical cladding surrounding the optical core, the optical core having a single αi graded-index profile with αi≧1, and the optical core having a radius r1i, where i e [1; n] is an index designating said optical fiber.
Draka Comteq Bv


08/11/16
20160231487 

High contrast inverse polarizer


An embedded, inverse wire-grid polarizer (wgp) includes ribs 13 located over a surface of a transparent substrate 11, gaps 16 between the ribs 13, and a fill-layer 15 substantially filling the gaps 16. The fill-layer has a relatively high index of refraction, such as greater than 1.4.
Moxtek, Inc.


08/11/16
20160231483 

Optical filter and sensor system


An optical filter having a passband at least partially overlapping with a wavelength range of 800 nm to 1100 nm is provided. The optical filter includes a filter stack formed of hydrogenated silicon layers and lower-refractive index layers stacked in alternation.
Viavi Solutions, Inc.


08/11/16
20160231482 

Optical filter, solid-state imaging element, imaging device lens and imaging device


The present invention relates to an optical filter, a solid-state imaging element and an imaging device lens which contain a near infrared ray absorbing layer having a specific near infrared ray absorbing dye dispersed in a transparent resin having a refractive index of 1.54 or more, and also relates to an imaging device containing the solid-state imaging element or the imaging device lens. The near infrared ray absorbing layer has a transmittance of visible light of from 450 to 600 nm of 70% or more, a transmittance of light in a wavelength region of from 695 to 720 nm of not more than 10%, and an amount of change of transmittance of not more than −0.8..
Asahi Glass Company, Limited


08/11/16
20160231471 

Integrated diffuser with variable-index microlens layer


An apparatus may include a first layer having a range of first layer indices of refraction. The range of first layer indices of refraction may include at least two indices of refraction.
Qualcomm Mems Technologies, Inc.


08/11/16
20160231412 

Emitter geolocation method


A method for correcting for refraction effects of the earth's atmosphere in an emitter geolocation technique for locating an emitter of electromagnetic waves, by way of a plurality of receivers, includes detecting the times of arrival of electromagnetic waves at the receivers, computing the relative time differences of arrival between the various receivers and estimating therefrom the position of the emitter, and, for correcting, by way of an iterative procedure, the detected times of arrival for path length discrepancies caused by refraction in the earth's atmosphere. The receivers are each mounted on a respective airborne platform, and at least three pairs of the receivers are provided..
Selex Es Ltd.


08/11/16
20160231326 

Method and device for studying transport of an agent across a bilayer membrane in bioanalytical sensor applications


The present invention provides a method for studying transport of an agent across a membrane comprising the steps a) providing at least one surface with a bilayer structure tethered to the surface, said bilayer structure comprising a detection volume, b) contacting the bilayer with at least one agent to be analyzed, and c) detecting a change in refractive index in the detection volume resulting from transportation of the agent across the membrane. Further there is provided a device comprising a) at least one surface, b) at least one bilayer structure tethered to the surface, and c) at least one sensor capable of detecting a change in refractive index in a detection volume, wherein the bilayer structure encloses a first volume of the detection volume and wherein the volume not enclosed by the bilayer structure but within the detection volume is a second volume and wherein the ratio between the first volume and second volume is above about 0.001..
Bio-rad Laboratories, Inc.


08/11/16
20160231058 

Integral self-supporting refractory checker brick modules for glass furnace regenerator structures, and methods of forming same


Refractory checker brick modules for glass furnace regenerators are provided which include multiple preformed refractory checker bricks (e.g., tubular checker bricks, cruciform checker bricks, interweave checker bricks, interlock checker bricks, pigeon-hole checker bricks, basket weave checker bricks and the like) stacked in multiple off-set courses to form a honeycomb structure thereof, the checker bricks in the module being bonded to one another by a bonding agent.. .
Fosbel, Inc.






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