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

Osram Opto Semiconductors

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


Date/App# patent app List of recent Refraction-related patents
07/23/15
20150208493 
 Radiographic projector patent thumbnailnew patent 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 patent thumbnailnew patent 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 patent thumbnailPackaging 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 patent thumbnailMicroincision 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 patent thumbnailVariable 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 patent thumbnailNarrowband 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 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 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 patent thumbnailComposition 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 patent thumbnailFoldable 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 patent thumbnailShutter-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


03/26/15
20150086716 

Printing of colored pattern using atomic layer deposition


An apparatus for depositing a layer of material at different thicknesses on a substrate using atomic layer deposition (ald) to form patterns that exhibit different colors. The patterns may be formed using a printer head that moves in a two-dimensional plane over the substrate along a path while injecting the precursor gases onto the substrate.
Veeco Ald Inc.


03/26/15
20150086160 

Optical transport fibre and producing same


In summary, an optical transportation fiber (10) for transmitting laser beams (s0) comprises at least one fiber core (1), at least one fiber jacket (2, 3) and one sheath (5) encompassing the fiber jacket (2, 3), wherein an interlayer (4), the refraction index of which is lower than a refraction index of the corresponding fiber jacket (2, 3) being in contact with the interlayer (4), is provided between the fiber jacket (2, 3) and the sheath (5). Thereby, the fiber (10) is formed with at least one outputting means (11)..
Trumpf Laser Gmbh + Co. Kg


03/26/15
20150086149 

Tunable silicon grating couplers


A photonic integrated circuit (pic) is described. This pic includes a grating coupler for surface-normal coupling that has an alternating pattern of grating teeth and grating trenches, where the grating trenches are filled with an electro-optical material.
Oracle International Corporation


03/19/15
20150078712 

Method, apparatus and optical interconnect manufactured by 3d printing


A method of manufacturing an optical interconnect includes 3d printing a plurality of non-intersecting and spaced apart optical waveguides from a material that guides electromagnetic waves in the optical spectrum after being cross-linked or polymerized in a region activated by the 3d printing. At least some of the optical waveguides change direction at least once by about 90°.
Telefonaktiebolaget L M Ericsson (publ)


03/19/15
20150077987 

Optical systems and led luminaires


In this invention, the first refraction groove and the second refraction groove, which are located on two opposite ends of the reflection lens, are set on the same central axis. The said lens features a translucent shell and is of a horn-shaped appearance.
Aurora Limited


03/19/15
20150077699 

Method and ophthalmic devices including gradient-indexed liquid crystal layers and shaped dielectric layers


This invention discloses methods and apparatus for providing a variable optic insert into an ophthalmic lens. A liquid crystal layer may be used to provide a variable optic function and in some embodiments, an alignment layer for the liquid crystal layer may be patterned in a radially dependent manner.
Johnson & Johnson Vision Care, Inc.


03/19/15
20150077646 

Touch sensitive display with graded index layer


An electronic device may have a touch screen display or other input-output device that includes transparent conductive electrodes. The transparent conductive electrodes may be formed from a material that has a relatively high index of refraction such as indium tin oxide.
Apple Inc.


03/19/15
20150075617 

High-power and high reliability solar module


The present application relates to a high-power solar module with high reliability and, more particularly, to a thin and light solar module with high efficiency and a long life. To resolve the aging problem occurring in a conventional back plate structure and the technical problem of low efficiency of the solar module caused by the excessively thin or thick embossed glass, the present invention therefore provides a solar module comprising a lower-layer tempered glass; a lower-layer adhesion layer; a solar cell; an upper-layer adhesion layer; a glass ball layer; and an upper-layer tempered glass.
Changzhou Almaden Co., Ltd.


03/12/15
20150072450 

Semiconductor wafer bonding incorporating electrical and optical interconnects


Methods for bonding semiconductor wafers requiring the transfer of electrical and optical signals between the bonded wafers and across the bonding interface. The methods for bonding of semiconductor wafers incorporate the formation of both electrical and optical interconnect vias within the wafer bonding interface to transfer electrical and optical signals between the bonded wafers.
Ostendo Technologies, Inc.


03/12/15
20150071584 

Optical semiconductor resonator, optical semiconductor device, and optical module


In order to prevent non-uniformity in emission wavelength among different sites along an optical axis direction, provided is a resonator portion including: a waveguide which includes at least two areas where an effective refraction index varies in the optical axis direction; and diffraction gratings formed along the optical axis direction of the waveguide. The diffraction grating that is formed in one of the at least two areas of the waveguide where the effective refraction index is large has a pitch narrower than a pitch of the diffraction grating that is formed in another of the at least two areas of the waveguide where the effective refraction index is small..
Oclaro Japan, Inc.


03/12/15
20150070937 

Led plug-in or usb wired light has more than one optics means has reflective or/and refractive properties to create wider viewing angle range image


An led light having different power sources including a battery, 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 and create 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 or leds will reflective or/and refractive 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, starts, 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 or leds light beam(s) passing through the optics means and also plurality of led or leds light beam travel within or passing the optics means's reflective or refraction surface.

03/12/15
20150070886 

Led light has more than one optics means has reflective or/and refractive properties to create wider viewing angle range image


An led light having different power sources including a battery, outlet plug-in power source, or interchangeable power source incorporates more than one of geometric shape optics means(es) has more than one reflective or refractive means(es) which has relative positions, distances, and/or orientations to create 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 or leds will reflective or/and refractive pass though the said more than one optics means(es) to create or project 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 or leds light beam(s) passing through the optics means and also plurality of led or leds light beam travel within or passing the optics means's reflective or refraction surface.

03/12/15
20150070870 

Illumination system


An illumination system including at least one light source such as an electroluminescent element, e.g. A light emitting diode (led), and at least one optical element whose surface is structured by diffraction and/or refraction type optical microstructures.
Heptagon Micro Optics Pte. Ltd.


03/12/15
20150070700 

Apparatus and in-flight detection of airborne volcanic ash


A method of optically determining the presence of volcanic ash within a cloud comprises emitting a circularly polarized illuminating beam within a cloud and analyzing backscatter light to identify the presence of volcanic ash within the cloud. The method further includes determining the degree to which the cloud has altered the polarization state of the emitted beam.
Rosemount Aerospace Inc.


03/12/15
20150070650 

System and enabling customers to obtain refraction specifications and purchase eyeglasses or contact lenses


Systems and methods are provided for obtaining sight screenings, optical prescriptions and fittings for eyeglasses and contact lenses. A system can be self-operated through a voice-activated response system that enables an individual to determine one's own refraction, or can be operated with the assistance of a technician.
20/20 Vision Center Llc


03/12/15
20150069370 

Split electrode for organic devices


A device includes a first electrode, an organic layer disposed over the first electrode and a second electrode disposed over the organic layer. The second electrode includes a first conductive layer, a first separation layer disposed over the first conductive layer, and a second conductive layer disposed over the first separation layer, wherein the first separation layer is not a continuous layer and the first and second conductive layers are bridged where the first separation layer is not continuous.
Universal Display Corporation


03/05/15
20150066004 

Methods and apparatus related to a launch connector portion of a ureteroscope laser-energy-delivery device


In one embodiment, an apparatus includes an optical fiber made of a silica-based material. A proximal end portion of the optical fiber has an outer-layer portion.
Boston Scientific Scimed, Inc.


03/05/15
20150064651 

Elastic tongue-dorsum retraction device, clamping pliers, installation pliers, line guide and implantation method


The present invention relates to an elastic tongue-dorsum refraction device for treating obstructive sleep apnea/hypopnea syndrome (osahs), clamping pliers, installation pliers, a line guide, and an implantation method. The elastic tongue-dorsum refraction device of the present invention includes a tongue dorsum connection mechanism, an elastic retractor and a tooth-side fastener.

03/05/15
20150063753 

Enhanced coupling strength gratings


The present invention includes an optical waveguide with a grating and a method of making the same for increasing the effectiveness of the grating. In one example, the grating is at least partially covered by a liner layer disposed on at least a portion of a grating; and a cover layer disposed on the liner layer, wherein a first material selected for the core and ridges and a second material selected for the liner layer are selected to provide a difference in the index of refraction between the first and second material that is sufficient to provide a contrast therebetween..
Oracle International Corporation


03/05/15
20150063748 

Dual band color filter


A dual hand color filter includes a periodic arrangement of metallic dots in a middle transparent medium, having index of refraction, interposed between a first and a second transparent medium, each having an index of refraction greater than the middle transparent medium index of refraction. The filter accepts visible spectrum light.
Sharp Laboratories Of America, Inc.


03/05/15
20150063387 

High brightness pulsed vcsel sources


A vcsel device having a mesa for generating laser light includes a centralized thermal containment area and a thermal discharge area surrounding the centralized thermal containment area. The device includes a thermal lensing structure for enhancing or controlling heat flow within the centralized thermal containment area and the thermal discharge area and creating and maintaining an index of refraction between the centralized thermal containment area and the thermal discharge area.
Trilumina Corporation


02/26/15
20150055088 

Ophthalmic measurement device, and ophthalmic measurement system equipped with ophthalmic measurement device


An ophthalmic measurement device to simulate a retinal image of an examinee's eye includes an ocular aberrometer for measuring an aberration of the eye and a calculation control unit for analyzing aberration data obtained by the ocular aberrometer on the naked eye. The calculation control unit calculates subjective correction data intended for a prescription based on a subjective value by obtaining the difference in each meridian direction between a refraction value in the aberration data and a new subjective value of the eye as obtained by a subjective optometry device, obtains a second polynomial equation wherein the coefficient that represents the refraction value among the coefficients of a first polynomial equation used for approximating the aberration data is replaced with a coefficient corresponding to the subjective correction data, back-calculates the aberration data by using the second polynomial equation, and generates a simulation image based on the back-calculated aberration data..
Nidek Co., Ltd.


02/26/15
20150054004 

Light emitting module


According to one embodiment, a light emitting module includes a mounting substrate, a plurality of light emitting chips, a transparent layer, and a phosphor layer. The transparent layer is provided between the plurality of light emitting chips on the mounting face and on the light emitting chip.
Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba


02/26/15
20150054003 

Geometrical light extraction structures for printed leds


A method of forming a light sheet includes depositing a reflective conductor layer over a substrate, printing a layer of microscopic inorganic leds on the conductor layer, depositing a first dielectric layer, having a first index of refraction, over the conductor layer and along sidewalls of the leds, and depositing a transparent conductor layer over the leds so that the leds are connected in parallel. The transparent conductor layer may be a wire mesh with openings.
Nthdegree Technologies Worldwide Inc.


02/26/15
20150053951 

Organic light-emitting device and producing an organic light-emitting device


The invention relates to an organic light-emitting part having a functional layer stack (10), which functional layer stack has a substrate (1), a first electrode (2) above the substrate, an organic functional layer stack (4) above the first electrode, having an organic light-emitting layer (5), and a second electrode (3) above the organic functional layer stack, wherein a layer (1, 2, 3) of the functional layer stack (10) forms a carrier layer (6) for a diffusion layer (7), wherein the diffusion layer (7) has at least one first and one second organic component (71, 72) having indices of refraction that differ from each other, wherein the first organic component (71) is hydrophobic and the second organic component (72) is hydrophilic, wherein the glass transition temperature of a mixture of the first organic component (71) and the second organic component (72); lies above the room temperature and wherein the first organic component (71) and the second organic component (72) are partially segregated in the diffusion layer (7) and the diffusion layer (7) has a mesoscopic boundary layer (75) between the first and second organic components (71, 72) or the diffusion layer (7) is present as a mesophase (78) having the first and second organic component (71, 72). The invention further relates to a method for producing an organic light-emitting part..
Osram Opto Semiconductors Gmbh


02/26/15
20150052763 

Cross line laser


A cross line laser (100) comprises a shell and a hanging system (101). The hanging system has two laser modules (110) arranged oppositely on a same plane.
Changzhou Huada Kejie Opto-electro Instrument Co., Ltd.




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