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Local seal for encapsulation of electro-optical element on a flexible substrate

Global Oled Technology

Local seal for encapsulation of electro-optical element on a flexible substrate

Local seal for encapsulation of electro-optical element on a flexible substrate

Global Oled Technology

Local seal for encapsulation of electro-optical element on a flexible substrate

Local seal for encapsulation of electro-optical element on a flexible substrate

Ledengin

Led package having mushroom-shaped lens with volume diffuser


Date/App# patent app List of recent Refraction-related patents
08/20/15
20150236409 
 Scanning meta-material antenna and  scanning with a meta- material antenna patent thumbnailScanning meta-material antenna and scanning with a meta- material antenna
Various antennas and systems of antennas can benefit from meta-material construction. For example, avionics antennas including weather antennas may benefit from being constructed of meta-materials.
Aviation Communication & Surveillance Systems Llc


08/20/15
20150236309 
 Local seal for encapsulation of electro-optical element on a flexible substrate patent thumbnailLocal seal for encapsulation of electro-optical element on a flexible substrate
An electro-optical panel product comprises a collection of distinct light-emitting elements formed on a substrate. The product may be a display or lighting apparatus, and each electro-optical element may be an oled.
Global Oled Technology Llc


08/20/15
20150236306 
 Local seal for encapsulation of electro-optical element on a flexible substrate patent thumbnailLocal seal for encapsulation of electro-optical element on a flexible substrate
An electroluminescent display or lighting product incorporates a panel comprising a collection of distinct light-emitting elements formed on a substrate. A plurality of distinct local seals are formed over respective individual light-emitting elements or groups of light-emitting elements.
Global Oled Technology Llc


08/20/15
20150236227 
 Led package having mushroom-shaped lens with volume diffuser patent thumbnailLed package having mushroom-shaped lens with volume diffuser
According to some embodiments of the invention, a light-emitting device package includes a body including top and bottom surfaces and a cavity in the body, the cavity extending from the top surface towards the bottom surface and having a floor. The light-emitting device package also includes a plurality of led (light-emitting-diode) dies disposed on the floor of the cavity.
Ledengin, Inc.


08/20/15
20150234188 
 Control of adaptive optics patent thumbnailControl of adaptive optics
A portable display system operative to present images to a user wearing the display and to correct vision using adaptive optics may include a lens system with a variable index of refraction and an image projector and image capture device. The image projector may project a pattern onto a retina of the user's eye(s) and the image capture device may capture a retinal reflection image of the pattern.
Aliphcom


08/20/15
20150234187 
 Adaptive optics patent thumbnailAdaptive optics
A portable display system operative to present images to a user wearing the display and to correct vision using adaptive optics may include a lens system with a variable index of refraction and an image projector and image capture device. The image projector may project a pattern onto a retina of the user's eye(s) and the image capture device may capture a retinal reflection image of the pattern.
Aliphcom


08/20/15
20150233134 
 Mobile support apparatus and  using same patent thumbnailMobile support apparatus and using same
A mobile support apparatus that includes one or more extension and refraction devices and a unit that is releasably attachable to vertical members of the apparatus such that the apparatus can be extended in one or more stages to a vertical height that is substantially greater than the height of the fully retracted apparatus. The mobile support apparatus is useful for a multitude of new and existing construction-related applications..

08/20/15
20150232060 
 Device for adjusting tension in seat belts and other restraint system webs patent thumbnailDevice for adjusting tension in seat belts and other restraint system webs
An attachable tension reducing seat belt device to reduce web tension on the neck, shoulder and chest of motor vehicle occupants or other restraint system webs to slightly reduce tension created by a refraction device preventing a minimal portion of web from being pulled through a web guide by a retractor. Additionally, the device is designed to be either temporarily mounted through easy clip on and removal function which allows the seat belt to be refracted after each use, as is typical, or semi-permanently mounted with the use of a seat belt tongue hooking system which allows the seat belt to remain un-retracted after each use..

08/13/15
20150226987 
 Optical device using semiconductors patent thumbnailOptical device using semiconductors
Optical refraction and reflection control can be achieved by means of semiconductor silicon which has a p-n junction structure and a waveguide structure. According to the optical device using semiconductors of the present invention, the amplitude of light can be directly modulated using the reflection or refraction control.
Korea Advanced Institute Of Science And Technology


08/13/15
20150226899 
 Back light module patent thumbnailBack light module
A back light module comprising a light-emitting module, a light transparent refraction plate and a light guide plate is disclosed. The light-emitting module comprises a substrate and several light-emitting components disposed on the substrate.
Lextar Electronics Corporation


08/13/15
20150226881 

Antireflection multilayer film


An antireflection multilayer film is formed by alternately laminating high refractive index layers and low refractive index layers having indexes of refraction different from each other. The high refractive index layer is an oblique deposition layer formed by depositing an inorganic material such as tantalum pentoxide onto the surface of an optical element from a diagonal direction, and has minute internal structures composed of slant columnar structures growing along to the deposition direction.
Fujifilm Corporation


08/13/15
20150226685 

Systems and methods for quantifying multiple refractions with diffraction enhanced imaging


Systems and methods for detecting small angular changes in an x-ray beam caused by multiple refractions within an object. According to an aspect, a method for detecting an image of an object includes providing a single x-ray source.
Musc Foundation For Research Development


08/13/15
20150225684 

Photobioreactor


A method for non-invasive growth measurement of organisms in an apparatus for growing and harvesting organisms or substances derived from such organisms. The organisms are comprised in an aqueous medium in a vessel, the method comprising the steps of: a) providing means for measuring the opacity of the aqueous medium in order to estimate a growth rate of the organisms; b) the means for measuring the opacity are arranged in the apparatus such that they are located at predetermined locations relative to the vessel; c) the means for measuring the opacity are calibrated to account for refraction, absorbance and reflection caused by the vessel at the predetermined location.
Spicer Consulting Ltd


08/13/15
20150225530 

Polymeric composition


The invention relates to a polymeric composition, comprising: at least one thermoplastic resin having a glass transition temperature of at least about 220° c.; inorganic particulates having an average particle size in the range up to about 100 nanometers dispersed in the thermoplastic resin, the inorganic particulates having an index of refraction in the range from about 1.4 to about 3; and an effective amount of at least one dispersant to disperse the inorganic particulates in the thermoplastic resin. The polymer composition may be a high temperature thermoplastic suitable for forming, such as by molding, optical articles such as lenses..
Suncolor Corporation


08/06/15
20150222794 

Component-mounting machine


A component-mounting machine which prevents collision of a sucked component with an optical system capturing images of an imaging reference mark and the sucked component simultaneously when a component-mounting head moves to capture images. A sucked-component position detection device includes an imaging unit, which is installed on a side of a base of the component-mounting machine and has an image sensor and a lens; and a first refraction member which alters a first focal position of a first optical path that connects the image sensor, the lens and the imaging reference mark.
Fuji Machine Mfg. Co., Ltd.


08/06/15
20150221125 

Ophthalmologic image processing method and storage medium storing program for executing the method


An ophthalmic image processing method includes: acquiring information about characteristics of an examinee's eye including corneal information about the corneal anterior surface shape of the examinee's eye, and refractivity information about refraction of the examinees eye as a whole; generating a simulation image of a target image formed at fundus of the examinee's eye using the refractivity information; and simultaneously displaying an eyeball model image showing an eyeball structure, the simulation image, and a corneal information image associated with the cornea on the eyeball model image and corresponding to the corneal information.. .
Nidek Co., Ltd.


08/06/15
20150217822 

Vehicle support stand


An extendable and retractable support stand for holding a parked vehicle such as a motorcycle, bicycle or similar vehicle which is otherwise unstable in an upright position. The support stand has the ability to be locked into place without the need for fixed locking positions by means of a tilted plate locking mechanism that can be operated by the operator using only one foot irrespective of the orientation of the support stand.

08/06/15
20150216409 

Methods and apparatuses for providing laser scanning applications


An autorefractor-keratometer device including a first laser scanning device that emits a plurality of laser scans, a second laser device that emits a laser pulse, a first detector that detects the plurality of emitted laser line scans to determine corneal topography, and a second detector that detects a reflection of the emitted laser pulse to determine sphero-cylinder refraction.. .
Pro Fit Optix, Inc.


07/30/15
20150214439 

Led device with bragg reflector and singulating led wafer substrates into dice with same


A method of dicing semiconductor devices from a substrate includes forming a bragg reflector over a bottom side of the substrate, where the bottom side is opposite of a top side, generating a pattern of defects in the substrate with a laser beam from the bottom side of the substrate, and applying pressure to the substrate to dice the substrate along the pattern of defects. The bragg reflector includes a first layer of dielectric material having a first index of refraction and a second dielectric material having a second index of refraction different from the first index of refraction..
Glo Ab


07/30/15
20150214002 

Electron microscope and electron beam detector


An electron microscope is provided with a scintillator (7) and a light guide (8). The scintillator (7) has an index of refraction greater than the index of refraction of the light guide (8), and an end surface (72) joined to the light guide (8) is formed from a curved surface with a convex shape on the outside.
Hitachi High-technologies Corporation


07/30/15
20150212626 

Touch panel having improved visibility and manufacturing the same


A touch panel having improved visibility is provided. The touch panel includes a window part, at least one ultraviolet (uv) resin layer attached to a bottom surface of the window part, and a display part including a touch sensor film module attached to a bottom surface of the at least one uv resin layer such that the uv resin layer prevents refractions and reflections of light..
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.


07/30/15
20150211701 

Led and/or laser light has more than one optics means to create wider or big areas image


An led or/and laser-light for outlet plug-in power source, or interchangeable power source or usb-means power source, incorporates more than one of geometric shape optics means(es) which any one of optics means may has more than one reflective or refractive means(es) which has relative positions, distances, and/or orientations to leds or/and laser-light to let plurality of light beams reflect or retro-reflective or refractive by more than one reflector or refractor means(s), so the light beam(s) of the said led(s) or laser-light(s) will reflective or/and refractive travel or pass though the said more than one optics means(es) to create or project image, message, time, geometric art, nature scene, galaxy, milky way, sky, cloud, stars, moon, water-wave, aurora light, animal, characters, cartoon, sign, logo, commercial to surface(s) surrounding including ceiling, walls, floor and all desire areas with wider view angle image. At least one of the optics means has see-though and reflective or refraction surface(s) to permit the plurality of led(s) or laser-light(s) light beam(s) traveling or passing through the optics means.

07/30/15
20150211162 

Textile manufactured product made using embroidery machines


A textile manufactured product made using embroidery machines comprises a base structure made of thread-like and/or ribbon-like elements which are made of at least one first material and also comprises at least one thread-like and/or ribbon-like ornamental element made of at least one second material which is different to the first material in terms of mechanical strength and reflection/refraction of the light; the thread-like and/or ribbon-like ornamental element is connected to said base structure by means of a plurality of knots which are positioned at predetermined intervals along the thread-like and/or ribbon-like elements made of the first material.. .
Ricamificio Gea Snc


07/30/15
20150209022 

Retraction devices and methods of its use and manufacture


Rib refraction devices and methods of its use and manufacture are disclosed. A retraction device may include a first frame portion and a second frame portion.
Contour Surgical, Inc.


07/30/15
20150208914 

Apparatus and determining visual acuity of a subject


An apparatus (2) for providing a focussed visual state of a subject is disclosed. The apparatus comprises a fast focus switchable lens (6) for alternately focusing an image at (i) a first position at a first distance behind a second position and at (ii) a third position at a second distance in front of the second position, wherein the first distance is substantially equal to the second distance.
University Of Durham


07/23/15
20150208493 

Radiographic projector


A radiographic projector for housing and projecting a radioisotope for use in radiography is described. The front end of the projector has a chamfered surface for receiving an ancillary shielding component.
Spec Intellectual Property, Llc


07/23/15
20150207294 

Method for producing a radiation-emitting component and radiation-emitting component


A method proposed for manufacturing a radiation-emitting component in which a field distribution of a near field in a direction perpendicular to a main emission axis of the component is specified. From the field distribution of the near field, an index of refraction profile along this direction is determined.
Osram Opto Semiconductors Gmbh


07/16/15
20150198782 

Packaging mems in fluidic environments


A method and apparatus for packaging a mems device is disclosed that includes a mems die mounting surface, a mems device disposed on the mounting surface, and a fluid contained within the package and surrounding at least a portion of the mems device. The fluid may be selected to provide certain advantageous features.

07/16/15
20150196389 

Microincision lens


A foldable lens comprises an outer refractive surface portion comprising a first plurality of convexly curved refractive profile regions having positive optical power to converge light energy with refraction toward a focus on the retina. The convexly curved refractive profile regions of the outer region may correspond to at least about a quarter of the refractive power of the lens, such that the lens thickness is decreased substantially and the folded lens can fit through a small incision.
Abbott Medical Optics Inc.


07/09/15
20150192728 

Variable index light extraction layer and making the same


Variable index light extraction layers that contain a first region with a first material and a second region including a second material are described, where the first region has a lower effective index of refraction than the second region. Optical films and stacks may use the variable index light extraction layers in front lit or back lit display devices and luminaires..
3m Innovative Properties Company


07/09/15
20150192271 

Narrowband transmission filter


A narrowband transmission system includes a dielectric grating that defines a surface and includes a plurality of longitudinal members arranged along an axis. The longitudinal members are surrounded by a medium.
The Regents Of The University Of Michigan


07/02/15
20150188082 

Local seal for encapsulation of electro-optical element on a flexible substrate


An electroluminescent display or lighting product incorporates a panel comprising a collection of distinct light-emitting elements formed on a substrate. A plurality of distinct local seals are formed below respective individual light-emitting elements or groups of light-emitting elements.
Global Oled Technology Llc


07/02/15
20150187976 

Composition of an encapsulation film for a solar cell module


A composition of an encapsulation film for a solar cell module comprises 80˜99 weight percent of transparent resin, 0.5˜10 weight percent of granular polymer particles and 0.1˜5 weight percent of additives, wherein light refraction is controlled by a diffusion mechanism of the granular polymer particles, so that the probability of light incidence on the solar cell is increased and thus the photoelectric conversion efficiency of the solar cell is improved.. .

07/02/15
20150185590 

Foldable subdued-lighting device


A foldable subdued-lighting device is provided, comprising a base pedestal, and on an upper surface of the base pedestal is an assembly part. The assembly part is covered with a soft subdued-lighting mask, and there are a plurality of light-guiding refraction protrusions which surround and are disposed on an inner surface of the soft subdued-lighting mask.

07/02/15
20150185466 

Shutter-based light modulators incorporating tiered backplane slot structures


This disclosure provides systems, methods and apparatus for a mems display apparatus incorporating a tiered backplane slot structure. The backplane can include two or more light-blocking layers defining optical windows and positioned at different heights.
Pixtronix, Inc.


07/02/15
20150185460 

Image forming method and image forming apparatus


An image forming method for a biological sample includes calculating a component corresponding to a phase distribution of the sample and a component corresponding to a matter other than the phase distribution according to a plurality of pieces of images with different image contrasts, to form a normalized phase component; separating the phase component image into a plurality of frequency components according to spatial frequencies of the image; merging the phase distribution of the refraction component and the phase distribution of the structure component calculated by applying a deconvolution process to each of the frequency components using an optical response characteristic corresponding to each, to calculate the phase distribution, and forming a phase distribution image from the calculated phase distribution; and merging the phase distribution image with an image of the sample in which a biochemical phenomenon and/or a physical phenomenon in the sample are visualized.. .
Olympus Corporation


07/02/15
20150185457 

Optical methods for observing samples and for detecting or metering chemical or biological species


The invention relates to a method for observing a sample under optical microscopy, in incoherent, unpolarised light, using a sample substrate including a contrast-amplifying layer having a complex index of refraction. The invention also relates to a method for detecting or metering at least one chemical or biological species using such a sample substrate..
Universite D'aix-marseille


07/02/15
20150185452 

Wide-angle projection system


A wide-angle projection system includes a refraction unit and a reflection unit. The refraction unit includes a first lens group of positive refractive power and a second lens group of negative refractive power.
Young Optics Inc.


07/02/15
20150185422 

Device for routing light among a set of optical waveguides


Light streams are routed. A transparent plate can be provided in which at least 2 waveguides converge on an active region, wherein the active region comprises a switching element, which can be utilized to extract a portion of the light stream or combine two or more wavelength portions for form a subsequent light stream.
City University Of Hong Kong


07/02/15
20150185401 

Lighting device using line shaped beam


Provided is a lighting device capable of implementing optical images having desired shapes through a pattern design, the lighting device including: a light source portion having at least one light source; a light guide portion having a larger thickness than a height of a light emitting surface of the light source and irradiated by an incident beam from a side; and a three-dimensional effect forming portion provided inside the light guide portion, on a first surface, or on a second surface opposite to the first surface, wherein the three-dimensional effect forming portion includes multiple patterns sequentially arranged and having respective inclined surfaces with inclined angles with respect to the first surface, wherein the multiple patterns guide light passing along the light guide portion into a first surface direction or a second surface direction by refraction and reflection from the inclined surfaces, thereby implementing line shaped beams of a first path.. .
Lg Innotek Co., Ltd.


07/02/15
20150185400 

Optical member and lighting device using the same


Provided are an optical member capable of implementing optical images having desired shapes through a pattern design, and a lighting device using the same, the optical member including: a three-dimensional effect forming portion provided on a first surface of a base substrate; and a multiple effect forming portion disposed in a lamination form with the three-dimensional effect forming portion, wherein the three-dimensional effect forming portion has multiple main patterns sequentially arranged in a first direction on the first surface and having respective inclined surfaces with an inclination angle with respect to the first surface, wherein the multiple main patterns implement a line shaped beam of a first path by guiding a first incident beam into a first surface direction through refraction or reflection from the inclined surfaces, wherein the multiple effect forming portion are sequentially arranged in a second direction crossing the first direction and has multiple optical patterns.. .
Lg Innotek Co., Ltd.


07/02/15
20150184829 

Optical member and lighting device using the same


Provided are an optical member capable of implementing optical images having desired shapes through a pattern design, and a lighting device using the optical member, the optical member including: a base substrate; multiple patterns sequentially arranged on a first surface of the base substrate and having inclined surfaces with an inclination angle with respect to the first surfaces; and a reflective portion on the base substrate or the multiple patterns, wherein the multiple patterns implement a line shaped beam of a first path crossing at right angles to respective pattern extension directions of the multiple patterns by guiding a first incident beam into a first surface direction toward which the first surface looks or a second surface direction toward which a second surface of the base substrate opposite to the first surface looks, through refraction or reflection from the inclined surfaces.. .
Lg Innotek Co., Ltd.


07/02/15
20150184826 

Light emitting device and backlight module employing same


A light emitting device includes a light source located at a central axis, a light diverging unit, and a circuit board. The light diverging unit includes a first light diverging part comprising a light incident surface facing to the light source, a second light diverging part, and a third light diverging part comprising a light emitting surface.
Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., Ltd.


06/25/15
20150177592 

Tunable acoustic gradient index of refraction lens and system


A tunable acoustic gradient index of refraction (tag) lens and system are provided that permit, in one aspect, dynamic selection of the lens output, including dynamic focusing and imaging. The system may include a tag lens and at least one of a source and a detector of electromagnetic radiation.
Trustees Of Princeton University


06/25/15
20150177426 

Light influencing nano layer


The present subject matter provides a transitional layer and related methods, used to increase the transmission or reflection of light between two mediums having different indices of refraction. The transitional layer is disposed between the two mediums and the transmission or reflection of light is increased by the interaction of light with the transitional layer.
Ferro Corporation


06/25/15
20150175277 

Systems and winch drum mechanism


Wind energy systems, such as an airborne wind turbine (“awt”), may be used to facilitate conversion of kinetic energy to electrical energy. An awt may include an aerial vehicle that flies in a path to convert kinetic wind energy to electrical energy.
Google Inc.


06/18/15
20150168602 

Silicon nanoparticle dispersions


Polymer-inorganic particle blends are incorporated into structures generally involving interfaces with additional materials that can be used advantageously for forming desirable devices. In some embodiments, the structures are optical structures, and the interfaces are optical interfaces.
Nanogram Corporation


06/18/15
20150167935 

Optical system with adjustable light beam for led lighting devices


An optical system with adjustable light beam for led lighting devices, having a single led light source (1), composed of a single diode or a group of diodes, a first optical device (2), placed near said led light source (1), and a second optical device (3), which is placed farther from said led light source (1) with respect to said first optical device (2); said first optical device (2) is constituted by a complex optical element, within which refractions and reflections of the light rays exiting from said led light source (1) and sent to said first optical structure (2) occur, so as to obtain a collimated light beam which is sent to a first array (7) of positive lenses that are placed below said first optical device (2).. .
Beghelli S.p.a.


06/18/15
20150166197 

Aircraft light unit and aircraft having such aircraft light unit


An aircraft light unit (2), has a support portion (4), a light source having at least one led (6), the light source being arranged on the support portion (4) and in operation emitting light with a source-side light intensity distribution, and an optical element (8) for transforming the source-side light intensity distribution into an output light intensity distribution. The optical element (8) has at least two transformation segments (10, 20, 30), covering different angular ranges of the source-side light intensity distribution in a first cross-sectional plane.
Goodrich Lighting Systems Gmbh


06/11/15
20150162460 

Methods, process and fabrication technology for high-efficiency low-cost crystalline silicon solar cells


Disclosed is a method, process, solar cell design, and fabrication technology for high-efficiency, low-cost, crystalline silicon (si) solar cells including but not restricted to solar grade single crystal si (c-si), multi-crystalline si (mc-si), poly-si, and micro-si solar cells and solar modules. The rtwcg solar cell fabrication technology creates a rtwcg siox thin film antireflection coating (arc) with a graded index of refraction and a selective emitter (se).

06/11/15
20150160397 

Display device and manufacturing method thereof


The present invention relates to the field of panel display technology, and provides a display device and a manufacturing method thereof. The display device includes a light guide plate; a light-emitting element located on one side of the light guide plate; and a light mixing unit located between the light guide plate and the light-emitting element which unit includes a sealed transparent container and a light mixing substance filled in the container, wherein the light mixing unit enables light from the light-emitting element to be subjected to one or more of scattering, refraction and diffusion.

06/11/15
20150160053 

Phase controlled variable angle ultrasonic flow meter


An ultrasonic transducer includes: a piezoelectric element divided into a plurality of segments; a pulse generator configured to generate a pulse signal that comprises pulses of a certain frequency; and a control circuit that sequentially activates the segments to cause the element to emit a sonic signal, where a controlled delay time between activation of each segment varies the emission angle of the sonic signal so as to compensate for angle changes caused by either changes in beam refraction or due to beam blowing caused by high flow velocity.. .

06/11/15
20150159842 

Rotary projector light


A rotary projector light can include a lamp case defining a hollow mounting chamber and having an open front end; a power supply located inside the lamp case, the power supply connected to a power cable adapted to connect to an external power source; a motor located inside the lamp case, the motor electrically connected to the power supply and having a spindle; a positioning seat mounted on the spindle; a plurality of light emitting diode (led) elements located on the positioning seat, the led elements electrically connected to the power supply; and a beam-splitting lens cover located on the open front end of the lamp case. The beam-splitting lens cover can have an inner surface with multiple convex lenses directed at multiple refraction angles..
Gemmy Industries Corporation


06/04/15
20150155824 

Method for manufacturing solar cell and solar cell made thereby


A method for manufacturing a solar cell including a solar cell panel having a light receiving surface and an optical film formed on the light receiving surface includes providing a solar cell panel comprising a light receiving surface, preparing a coating solution comprising a birefringent material having a relative refraction index of about 1.05 to about 2.5, a transparent adhesive, and an organic solvent, coating the light receiving surface with the coating solution, thereby forming a liquid layer of the coating solution on the light receiving surface, and curing the liquid layer to form an optical film on the light receiving surface. Light-absorbing efficiencies of the solar cell under non-zero light incident angles on the light receiving surface are increased..
Chiun Mai Communication Systems, Inc.


06/04/15
20150155455 

Light emitting device and light emitting device package


Provided is a light emitting device, which includes a second conductive type semiconductor layer, an active layer, a first conductive type semiconductor layer, and a intermediate refraction layer. The active layer is disposed on the second conductive type semiconductor layer.
Lg Innotek Co., Ltd.


06/04/15
20150153494 

Composite optical sheet and backlight unit including the same


A composite optical sheet and a backlight unit, the composite optical sheet including a first optical sheet that includes a first optical pattern; a second optical sheet that includes a second optical pattern; a first adhesive layer between the first optical sheet and the second optical sheet; and a reflective polarizing film, wherein the second optical pattern is adhered to the first adhesive layer, the reflective polarizing film has a plurality of polymer layers that have different indexes of refraction, the plurality of polymer layers being alternately stacked one above another, and the reflective polarizing film is integrated with the first optical sheet, the second optical sheet, or the first adhesive layer.. .
Samsung Sdi Co., Ltd.


06/04/15
20150153467 

Seismic imaging


A method of imaging a subterranean formation. The method includes emitting a primary wave from a source point, such that a portion of the primary wave travels into the subterranean formation and is refracted along a geologic layer in the subterranean formation and then emitted as a secondary wave from a refraction point on a boundary between the geologic layer and another geologic layer.
Shell Oil Codmpany


06/04/15
20150153017 

Light emitting device and backlight module including same


A light emitting device includes a light source and a light diverging unit including a first light diverging part and a second light diverging part including a bottom surface and a first light emitting surface connected by a side surface. The bottom surface defines a first receiving space for receiving the light source, the first light emitting surface defines a second receiving space communicating with the first receiving space, and the second receiving space comprises a first connecting surface.
Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., Ltd.


05/28/15
20150147030 

Optical coupling lens


An optical coupling lens which can reveal its own coefficient of signal attenuation includes a refraction surface, a first total reflection surface, a second total reflection surface, a first aligning member and a second aligning member. The refraction surface, the first total reflection surface and the second total reflection surface are connected end to end in order.
Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., Ltd.


05/28/15
20150146168 

Device and measuring objective ocular refraction and at least one geometric-morphological parameter of an individual


Disclosed is a device for measuring ocular refraction and a geometric-morphological parameter of an individual, including: a gaze-stimulating target placed so as to stimulate the gaze of the individual in a posture associated with a proximity value and a sight axis; an illuminating system able to generate at least one illuminating beam in the direction of the eyes of the individual; an image-capturing system; and a computer able to receive at least one first image captured by the image-capturing system. According to the invention, the image-capturing system is able to acquire an image of part of the face surrounding the eyes of the individual, and the computer is able to extract, from the acquired image, a first measurement of a glazing parameter and a first measurement of objective ocular refraction by refraction of the illuminating beam on the eyes of the individual in the given posture..
Essilor International (compagnie Generale D'optique)


05/28/15
20150146161 

Ophthalmic lens comprising a base of polymeric material with a coating having an interferential, anti-reflective, anti-iridescent and ir filter multiple layer structure


Ophthalmic lens including a base of polymeric material with a coating having an interferential, anti-reflective, anti-iridescent and infrared filter multiple layer structure. An interphase, a first layer (of 91-169 nm) with a refraction index higher than 1.8, a second layer (of 128-248 nm) with a refraction index lower than 1.65, a third layer (of 73-159 nm) with a refraction index higher than 1.8 and a fourth layer (of 40-138 nm) with a refraction index lower than 1.8.
Santa & Cole Neoseries S.l.


05/28/15
20150144890 

Structure to enhance light extraction and lifetime of oled devices


A device having high index layers is provided. The device includes an organic light emissive device, an air interface, a first planarization layer, and a first barrier layer.
Universal Display Corporation


05/21/15
20150140536 

Flexible optical film material and simulating one of a multiplicity of opthalmic conditions representative of a disease state


A flexible, yet self-supporting, optical film processed to include at least one curable resin cured on selected areas thereof. The processed film is useful in a method for simulating one of a multiplicity of opthalmic conditions representative of a disease state or vision disorder.

05/21/15
20150138642 

Durable hybrid omnidirectional structural color pigments for exterior applications


A hybrid omnidirectional structural color pigment. The pigment exhibits a visible color to the human eye and has a very small or non-noticeable color shift when exposed to broadband electromagnetic radiation (e.g.
Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing North America, Inc.


05/21/15
20150138638 

Optical element


An optical element includes an optical member made of a material that transmits light; a high refractive index layer and a low refractive index layer that are stacked on a front surface of the optical member; and a surface protection layer that is formed on an upper most layer among the high refractive index layer and the low refractive index layer, the surface protection layer being made of a material including one of a mixed oxide of si and sn, a mixed oxide of si and zr, and a mixed oxide of si and al, and the refraction index of the surface protection layer being less than or equal to the refraction index of the high refractive index layer and greater than or equal to the refraction index of the low refractive index layer.. .
Asahi Glass Company, Limited


05/14/15
20150133734 

Surgical access system and related methods


A surgical access system including a tissue distraction assembly and a tissue refraction assembly, both of which may be equipped with one or more electrodes for use in detecting the existence of (and optionally the distance and/or direction to) neural structures before, during, and after the establishment of an operative corridor to a surgical target site.. .

05/14/15
20150132557 

Multi-layer absorber


In one aspect, a multi-layer absorber is disclosed, which comprises a proximal layer having a radiation-receiving surface adapted for receiving electromagnetic radiation, and a distal layer disposed adjacent the proximal layer to receive at least a portion of the received radiation, if any, transmitted through said proximal layer, wherein said proximal layer exhibits an index of refraction having a real part that is less than the real part of an index of refraction of the said distal layer for at least one frequency of the electromagnetic radiation in a range of about 1 ghz to about 110 ghz.. .

05/14/15
20150131311 

Optical constructions incorporating a light guide and low reflective index films


Optical constructions use a low index of refraction layer disposed between a low absorption layer and a high absorption layer to increase confinement of light to the low absorption region of the optical constructions. Low index layers can be used in optical constructions that have multi-tiered light confinement.

05/14/15
20150131158 

Vehicle head-up display device for preventing ghost images


A vehicle head-up display device for preventing ghost images, includes a base, a display module and a lid, wherein the lid is translucent material, a lower thickness of the lid is smaller than an upper thickness, the display module is used to project image information on the lid. By the composition of the above elements, the variation in thickness that the upper of the lid is thick and the lower of the lid is thin is used to generate the refraction of the prism, to let the position of ghost images be overlapped with real images, to thereby effectively solve the problem of ghost images..

05/14/15
20150130722 

Illuminated keyboard


A light guide is provided for illuminating innumerable constructions, but which is ideally suited for illuminating the keys of a keyboard. The light guide includes a translucent planar plate having a top, a bottom and sides.

05/14/15
20150130001 

Image sensor and manufacturing thereof


An image sensor is provided including a substrate, an array of photosensitive units, a grid and a plurality of color filters. In the image sensor, the grid has a first portion and a second portion disposed on the first portion.

05/07/15
20150126811 

Surgical access system and related methods


A surgical access system including a tissue distraction assembly and a tissue refraction assembly, both of which may be equipped with one or more electrodes for use in detecting the existence of (and optionally the distance and/or direction to) neural structures before, during, and after the establishment of an operative corridor to a surgical target site.. .
Nuvasive, Inc.


05/07/15
20150123158 

Light emitting device


A light emitting device includes a substrate, a light extraction layer provided over the substrate and a light emitting structure provided over the light extraction layer. The light extraction layer has a refraction index higher than a refraction index of the substrate and lower than a refraction index of the light emitting structure.
Lg Innotek Co., Ltd.


05/07/15
20150122328 

Solar cell and solar cell module including the same


Provided are solar cell and a solar cell module including the same. The solar cell includes a first light conversion layer, a lower electrode layer disposed on the first light conversion layer, a light absorption layer disposed on the lower electrode layer to absorb solar light, and an upper electrode layer disposed on the light absorption layer.
Electronics And Telecommunications Research Institute


05/07/15
20150122324 

Thin-film photovoltaic device with optical field confinement and making same


A photovoltaic device is provided that includes a first electrode layer and a second electrode layer; and a waveguiding structure disposed between the first electrode layer and the second electrode layer which includes an active layer adapted to convert photons transmitted to the active layer to electrons and holes. The waveguiding structure further includes a first layer adjacent the first electrode layer that includes a hole-conducting material having a first index of refraction, and a second layer including an electron-conducting material having a second index of refraction, wherein the active layer is disposed therebetween.
Brookhaven Science Associates, Llc


04/30/15
20150116841 

Electronic device


An exemplary embodiment of the present inventive concept discloses an electronic device, including a display, a body to which the display is attached, wherein the body is coated with a meta-material, the meta-material configured to divert an electromagnetic wave based on refraction characteristics, and a display-cover that blocks the display from outside when the display is turned off, wherein the display-cover is coated with the meta-material.. .
Samsung Display Co., Ltd.


04/30/15
20150116321 

Camouflage and similar patterns method and technique of creating such patterns


A method for making a camouflage pattern. Relying on a programmed computer to arrange a plurality of three dimensional digital models with a solid textured surface with a digital three dimensional scene.

04/23/15
20150109675 

Embedded surface diffuser


A diffuser stack may include a first film with a first index of refraction and a second film proximate the first film. The second film may have a second index of refraction that is higher than the first index of refraction.
Qualcomm Mems Technologies, Inc.


04/23/15
20150109578 

Device and determining at least one objective eye refraction parameter of a subject depending on a plurality of gaze directions


Device and method for determining an objective eye refraction parameter of a subject depending on a plurality of gaze directions, the device includes elements for ophthalmologically measuring an objective eye refraction parameter of a subject, and elements of visual stimulation of variable proximity and intended to stimulate the visual accommodation of the subject for first and second proximity values. The device includes opto-mechanical alignment elements for carrying out a first optical alignment of the optical axis of measurement on an eye axis in a first measuring position corresponding to a first angle of lowered viewing associated with a first proximity value to take a first measurement of an objective eye refraction parameter of the subject, and a second alignment of the optical axis of measurement on the eye axis in another measuring position corresponding to another angle of lowered viewing associated with another proximity value to take a second measurement..
Essilor International (compagnie Generale D'optique)


04/16/15
20150103507 

Light source and display system incorporating same


Light sources are disclosed. A disclosed light source includes an optically reflective cavity that includes an input port for receiving light and an output port for transmitting light, a lamp that is disposed at the input port, and an optical stack that is disposed at the output port.
3m Innovative Properties Company


04/16/15
20150103397 

Multi-layer photonic structures having omni-directional reflectivity and coatings incorporating the same


A multi-layer photonic structure may include alternating layers of high index material and low index material having a form [h(lh)n] where, h is a layer of high index material, l is a layer of low index material and n is a number of pairs of layers of high index material and layers of low index material. N may be an integer ≧1.
Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing North America, Inc.


04/09/15
20150098705 

Extended range undersea communication system


A transmitter includes an ultraviolet (uv) encoder conversion block that receives network data from a network interface to generate a conversion output. The uv conversion block converts the network data to a modulated signal that drives a plurality of multi-spectrum sources to generate the conversion output.
Northrop Grumman Systems Corporation


04/09/15
20150098086 

Adjusting sample holder orientation for symmetric incident beam and scattered beam geometry to compensate for refraction index related distortions


An apparatus with an electromagnetic radiation source generates an incident-beam. A sample container accommodates a sample, receives the incident beam for interaction with the sample, and enables a scattered beam, which is to be detected, to propagate out of the sample container.
Anton Paar Gmbh




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