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02/04/16
20160036006 
 Organic light-emitting module patent thumbnailnew patent Organic light-emitting module
An organic light-emitting module including a light-transmissive substrate, a light extracting structure, a first electrode, an organic light-emitting stack, a second electrode, and a transparent carrying board is provided. The light-transmissive substrate has an index of refraction greater than 1.5 and has a first surface and a second surface opposite to the first surface.
Industrial Technology Research Institute


02/04/16
20160035955 
 System and  using pre-equilibrium ballistic charge carrier refraction patent thumbnailnew patent System and using pre-equilibrium ballistic charge carrier refraction
A method and system for using a method of pre-equilibrium ballistic charge carrier refraction comprises fabricating one or more solid-state electric generators. The solid-state electric generators include one or more of a chemically energized solid-state electric generator and a thermionic solid-state electric generator.
Neokismet, Llc


02/04/16
20160035941 
 High index dielectric film to increase extraction efficiency of nanowire leds patent thumbnailnew patent High index dielectric film to increase extraction efficiency of nanowire leds
Various embodiments include semiconductor devices, such as nanowire leds, that include a plurality of first conductivity type semiconductor nanowire cores located over a support, a plurality of second conductivity type semiconductor shells extending over and around the respective nanowire cores, and a layer of a high index of refraction material over at least a portion of a surface of at least one of the nanowire cores and the shells, wherein the high index of refraction material has an index of refraction that is between about 1.4 and about 4.5. Light extraction efficiency may be improved..
Glo Ab


02/04/16
20160033311 
 Enhanced microfluidic electromagnetic measurements patent thumbnailnew patent Enhanced microfluidic electromagnetic measurements
Techniques for enhanced microfluidic impedance spectroscopy include causing a core fluid to flow into a channel between two sheath flows of one or more sheath fluids different from the core fluid. Flow in the channel is laminar.
The Board Of Trustees Of The Leland Stanford Junior University


02/04/16
20160029885 
 Image refraction system and method patent thumbnailnew patent Image refraction system and method
An image refractor, system and method are designed to improve refraction tests by allowing an examinee to compare, by viewing through at least one eye, at least two disparate images of the same acuity target, substantially side-by-side and simultaneously. The image refractor incorporates at least two prisms through which the acuity target is viewed.
Sirsvision, Llc


01/28/16
20160027976 
 Optoelectronic semiconductor device and  producing an optoelectronic semiconductor device patent thumbnailOptoelectronic semiconductor device and producing an optoelectronic semiconductor device
An optoelectronic semiconductor component has at least one semiconductor chip for emitting electromagnetic radiation. The semiconductor chip has at least one side surface and wherein a part of the electromagnetic radiation exits through the side surface during operation of the semiconductor chip.
Osram Opto Semiconductors Gmbh


01/28/16
20160026022 
 Module for liquid crystal display apparatus and liquid crystal display apparatus comprising the same patent thumbnailModule for liquid crystal display apparatus and liquid crystal display apparatus comprising the same
An lcd module includes an lcd panel, and a polarizing plate formed on each of the upper and lower surfaces of the lcd panel. The polarizing plate includes a polarizer and a polyester film formed on at least one surface of the polarizer.
Samsung Sdi Co., Ltd.


01/28/16
20160025906 
 Two-in-one translucent and colored film patent thumbnailTwo-in-one translucent and colored film
A two-in-one colored and translucent film structure suitable for use in backlit displays having a multi-point illumination source. The film structure utilizes a colored layer and a light-diffusing layer that reduces variations in the amount of light transmitted through different areas of a backlit sign.
Avery Dennison Corporation


01/28/16
20160025903 
 Tunable acoustic gradient index of refraction lens and system patent thumbnailTunable 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.

01/28/16
20160025643 
 Gemstone registration system patent thumbnailGemstone registration system
A device for producing a reproducible identification pattern of a polished gemstone includes light directing means for directing a focused beam of light onto a gemstone orientated in a particular known manner to produce an output of the internal refraction and reflection characteristics of the gemstone including reflected light beams having particular locations, sizes and intensities. The device also includes automated means for changing a position of the gemstone relative to the focused beam of light; and also a means for recording the output in a manner to record the relative size and location of the reflected light beams..
Gemological Appraisal Association, Inc.


01/28/16
20160025297 

Lens and backlight module


A lens includes a central portion and a surrounding portion. The central portion has a first and a second optical surfaces.
Young Lighting Technology Inc.


01/28/16
20160024643 

Method for depositing an amorphous layer primarily containing fluorine and carbon, and device suited for carrying out this method


A method for depositing, under vacuum, an amorphous layer primarily containing fluorine and carbon onto a substrate (9), characterized in that it comprises a step for depositing this layer with an ion gun (1) for ejecting ions in the form of a beam of accelerated ions that is created from at least one compound containing fluorine and carbon in a gaseous form or saturated vapor supplied to the ion canon. A method of this type makes it possible, in particular, to improve the adherence of an outer layer having a low index of refraction to the underlying layer of an anti-reflective stack.
Essilor International (compagnie Generale D'optique)


01/28/16
20160021993 

Mirage effect jewellery


The present invention relates to mirage effect jewellery having a rest frame (10) and a plurality of stones (20). The stones (20) are mounted independent of one another such that dimensional variation is absorbable without impairing robustness and appearance of jewellery.
M/s. Sunjewels Pvt. Ltd.


01/21/16
20160021362 

Display device and display method


A display device includes: a display unit that displays, in a screen, images corresponding to viewpoints existing in a x direction; and a parallax forming unit that divides light existing between the display unit and the respective viewpoints with respect to the x direction so that different lights reach the respective viewpoints from the display unit due to light blocking or refraction, and guides the images corresponding to the respective viewpoints to the respective viewpoints. In a case where the width of each of the pixels in the x direction and/or the width of each of the pixels in a y direction is equal to or smeller than a predetermined width, the parallax forming unit divides light beams existing between the display unit and the respective viewpoints so that light of more than one pixel is included in each minimum divisional unit region formed through the dividing..
Japan Display Inc.


01/21/16
20160018683 

Liquid crystal display apparatus and manufacturing the same


The viewing angle of a liquid crystal display (lcd) apparatus is expanded by means of a sampled light redirecting layer, in one embodiment, the sampled light redirecting layer is formed as a compensation layer disposed between a top polarizing plate and the rest of a liquid crystal display panel having a first substrate, a second substrate, and a liquid crystal layer interposed therebetween. The compensation layer includes at least two optical path changing patterns disposed in interleaved manner.
Samsung Display Co., Ltd.


01/21/16
20160018437 

Chemical nano-identification of a sample using normalized near-field spectroscopy


Apparatus and method for nano-identification a sample by measuring, with the use of evanescent waves, optical spectra of near-field interaction between the sample and optical nanoantenna oscillating at nano-distance above the sample and discriminating background backscattered radiation not sensitive to such near-field interaction. Discrimination may be effectuated by optical data acquisition at periodically repeated moments of nanoantenna oscillation without knowledge of distance separating nanoantenna and sample.
Bruker Nano, Inc.


01/21/16
20160018085 

Compound light control lens field


A light control apparatus comprising a first region, a second region and a connector rotationally coupling the first region to the second region, wherein a cumulative refraction angle is selectable based upon a relative rotation angle of the first region with respect to the second region and wherein a rotation angle with respect to the first and second region and an axis controls a steering of a light beam.. .
Soraa, Inc.


01/21/16
20160017145 

Film-forming composition


A film-forming composition that contains a tricarbonyl-benzene hyperbranched-polymer cross-linker and a triazine-containing hyperbranch, as shown for example in the formula, can form a thin film that excels in terms of hardness and heat tolerance and exhibits a reduced decrease in index of refraction despite the addition of the cross-linker.. .
Nissan Chemical Industries, Ltd.


01/14/16
20160011401 

Optical lens


This invention provides an optical lens, in order from an object side to an image-forming side, comprises a first lens with positive refraction power; a second lens with negative refraction power; a third lens with positive refraction power; a fourth lens with negative refraction power; a fifth lens with positive refraction power and a sixth lens with negative refraction power. The optical lens satisfies the following conditions: 0.50≦efl/ttl, efl/ttl≦1.00, 0.65≦f123/efl, and/or f123/efl≦1.00..
Ability Enterprise Co., Ltd.


01/14/16
20160011379 

Fibre stub device and method using butt coupling for receptacled photonic devices


A novel, hybrid optical fibre stub device comprises a first ferrule transparent to uv light and a second ferrule including a conventional material. An optical fibre is disposed through the first ferrule and second ferrule.
Semtech Corporation


01/14/16
20160011341 

Fresnel lens with reduced draft facet visibility


A curved fresnel lens is provided. The fresnel lens includes a grooved surface and a smooth surface.
Lockheed Martin Corporation


01/07/16
20160004035 

Image pickup lens and camera module including the same


Embodiments provide an image pickup lens including a first lens to a sixth lens arranged in sequence from an object side to an image side. A first surface of the third lens facing the object side has a radius of curvature greater than a radius of curvature of a second surface of the third lens facing the image side.
Lg Innotek Co., Ltd.


01/07/16
20160002792 

Decorative, jet-black coating


A jet-black coating that resists wear; first, at least one dlc layer with a high degree of hardness is applied to a component and then a gradient layer, whose density decreases in the direction toward the surface, is applied to this dlc layer. By means of the refraction index progression that this produces in the gradient layer, the gradient layer functions as a reflection-reducing layer..
Oerlikon Surface Solutions Ag, TrÜbbach


12/31/15
20150380615 

Light emitting diodes with improved efficiency


Light emitting diode assemblies having transparent covers that exhibit high indexes of refraction adjacent are provided. Covers comprise polymer composites comprising inorganic nanoparticles.

12/31/15
20150378101 

Methods of optical pathway device construction


Disclosed are devices, systems, and methods for construction or fabrication of optical fiber-like devices by depositing curable optical materials of differing indices of refraction in a controlled manner forming integral optical pathways, the integral optical pathways exhibiting total internal reflection and functioning essentially equivalent optical properties to conventional optical fibers optical pathways.. .

12/31/15
20150378097 

Integrated waveguide coupler


A waveguide coupler includes a first waveguide and a second waveguide. The waveguide coupler also includes a connecting waveguide disposed between the first waveguide and the second waveguide.
Skorpios Technologies, Inc.


12/31/15
20150378065 

Method for modifying the refractive index of an optical material and resulting optical vision component


A method for modifying the refractive index of an optical polymeric material. The method comprises continuously irradiating predetermined regions of an optical, polymeric material with femtosecond laser pulses to form a gradient index refractive structure within the material.
University Of Rochester


12/31/15
20150376527 

Co2 capture from co2-rich natural gas


It is described a prefractionation-physical absorption hybrid process and system for separation of a co2-natural gas mixture containing more than 26 mol % co2 and 0.1 mol % to 15 mol % in total one or more heavier hydrocarbons, such as ethane, propane, butanes, pentanes, and hexanes, with at least 0.0001 mol % in total one or more of pentanes and hexanes, particularly, a self-refrigerated process and system involving methanol as the absorbent.. .

12/31/15
20150374225 

Self guided subjective refraction instruments and methods


A refraction device determines a refraction end point to provide corrective optics for a test subject. The device includes an adjustable optical system providing corrective optics to the test subject and an adjustable viewing target disposed along an optical path such as to be viewable through the adjustable optical system by a test subject.

12/31/15
20150374224 

Device and measuring at least one objective ocular refraction characteristic of a patient for a plurality of visual ranges


A device for measuring the objective ocular refraction of a patient for a plurality of visual ranges, which includes a variable proximity optical sight system capable of selectively generating a first target and a second target and an image-capturing device having an optical measurement axis intended for being aligned with a line of sight of the patient, the image-capturing device being capable of capturing a first ocular refraction image when the first target is activated and a second ocular refraction image when the second target is activated. The image-capturing device and the optical sight system are arranged such that the optical measurement axis and the optical sight axis are arranged such that the optical measurement axis and the optical sight axis are contained in a single plane and the optical measurement axis is tilted at an angle alpha between +5 degrees and +85 degrees relative to the horizontal..
Essilor International (compagnie General D'optique)


12/24/15
20150369976 

Wideband resonant reflectors with zero-contrast gratings


Disclosed is a new class of wideband reflectors that are relatively insensitive to deviations from the design parameters. The reflectors are materially sparse while providing high reflectance across wide spectral bands.

12/24/15
20150369433 

Self-powered e-paper display


A display device is provided that includes a photovoltaic cell, a dichroic reflector adjacent to the photovoltaic cell, and a low refractive index layer adjacent to the dichroic reflector. The low refractive index layer can have an index of refraction of from about 1.1 to about 1.4..
3m Innovative Properties Company


12/17/15
20150362707 

Optics with built-in anti-reflective sub-wavelength structures


Optical elements having an intrinsic anti-reflective sub-wavelength structure (sws) built into one or more surfaces thereof so that the structure becomes integral part of the surface of the lens. The sws is in the form of a structure of identical or similar objects such as straight or graded cones, pillars, pyramids, or other shapes or depressions, where the dimensions of the objects and the distances between them are smaller than the wavelength of light with which they are designed to interact.
The Government Of The United States Of America, As Represented By The Secretary Of The Navy


12/17/15
20150362673 

Surface-normal coupler for silicon-on-insulator platforms


A photonic integrated circuit (pic) is described. This pic includes an inverse facet mirror on a silicon optical waveguide for optical proximity coupling between two silicon-on-insulator (soi) chips placed face to face.
Oracle International Corporation


12/17/15
20150362671 

Isotopically altered optical fiber


An optical waveguide having a cladding layer formed of high-purity glass, or a cladding layer formed of high-purity isotope-proportion modified glass, and with a core of high-purity isotope-proportion-modified glass with the index of refraction of the core glass greater than the index of refraction of the cladding glass, said high-purity isotope-proportion-modified core material having a si-29-isotope proportion at most 4.447% si-29 (atom/atom) of all silicon atoms in said core, or at least 4.90% of si-29 (atom/atom) atoms in said core, or having a ge-73 isotope proportion of at most 7.2% ge-73 (atom/atom) of all germanium atoms in said core, or at least 8.18% of ge-73 (atom/atom) of germanium atoms in said core region.. .

12/17/15
20150362402 

Methods and systems for determining optical properties for light transmitted mediums


Methods and systems for determining optical properties for light transmitted mediums are provided. One method includes acquiring one or more measured values indicative of a reflectance for a material, acquiring one or more measured values indicative of a transmittance for the material, and determining a set of calculated values for an index of refraction coefficient and an extinction coefficient from the one or more measured values indicative of reflectance and transmittance, respectively.
The Boeing Company


12/17/15
20150360607 

Vehicle interior light


The invention relates to a vehicle interior light (3) for spot-illuminating a surface (10, 10′) inside the vehicle to be illuminated, comprising a light source, the main emitting direction of which does not coincide with the direction in which the surface to be illuminated lies, and a deflecting lens system, which alters both the opening angle and the direction of the central axis of the cone of light emitted by the light source. The deflecting lens system is formed by at least two lens bodies (14, 15, 16) arranged in succession in the beam path of the light source and working by means of light refraction, the central axes (18, 19, 20) and optically active lens surfaces of which lens bodies are inclined with respect to one another..
Truck-lite Europe Gmbh


12/10/15
20150355470 

Optical system generating a structured light field from an array of light sources by means of a refracting or reflecting light structuring element


An optical system for the generation of a structured light field comprises an array of light sources and a structuring unit separate from said array of light sources, said structuring unit being refractive or reflective and transforming the output of that array of light sources into a structured light illumination by collimating the light beam of each individual light source and directing each beam into the scene under vertical and horizontal angles that can be arbitrarily chosen by refraction or reflection.. .
Iee International Electronics & Engineering S.a.


12/10/15
20150355408 

Illumination lamp having light guide bar


An illumination lamp having light guide bar is to dispose with at least a luminous component at an end of the light guide bar, and a plurality of mesh points is formed on a surface of the light guide bar. The luminous component comprises a heat dissipation base, a fastening base, a circuit board and two pins.
Siriustek Incorporated


12/10/15
20150354760 

Phosphor diffusion sheet luminaire for agricultural lighting


The invention relates to a phosphor diffusion sheet luminaire for agricultural lighting, comprising: a lamp shell; a light source unit; a disc body, mounted in the accommodating space and gripped on the inner wall of the lamp shell, where the disc body is provided with plural tanks at the side corresponding to the light source unit, and the tanks are randomly filled with plural phosphors; and a diffusion sheet, mounted in the lamp shell, and the side of the diffusion sheet corresponding to the disc body. The light ray passing through the diffusion sheet will irradiate the plant.
National Central University


12/10/15
20150351624 

Effective acuity and refraction targets


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

12/03/15
20150346422 

Lighting device


A light device includes a light guide part having a first surface and a second surface opposite to the first surface; a three-dimensional effect forming part on the light guide part; and a light source part irradiating a beam from a thickness direction of the light guide part to an intermediate portion of the light guide part, wherein the three-dimensional effect forming part includes a pattern having multiple unit patterns that are sequentially arranged and have inclined surfaces each having an inclination angle with respect to the first surface or the second surface, wherein the multiple unit patterns of the pattern guide incident beams in the light guide part into a first surface direction or into a second surface direction through reflection and refraction from the inclined surfaces, thereby implementing line-shaped beams of first paths crossing at right angles to each pattern extension direction of the multiple unit patterns.. .
Lg Innotek Co., Ltd.


12/03/15
20150345742 

Lenses and lighting devices including same


Optical components for lighting devices and lighting devices including such components are described. In some embodiments the optical components are in the form of a lens that alter the distribution of light produced by a lighting fixture.
Osram Sylvania Inc.


12/03/15
20150342310 

Combinative diamond jewelry and making method thereof


The invention discloses a combinative diamond jewelry, which includes: a metal supporting base on an upper surface edge of which a plurality of metal claws, each metal claw having a carving formed on its top surface; and a plurality of small sized diamonds inlaid between the upper surface of the supporting base and metal claws. Also disclosed is a method for making the same.
Ktl Jewellery Trading Ltd.


11/26/15
20150340557 

Shaped led for enhanced light extraction efficiency


The shape of a light emitting element 400;500) is designed to increase the amount of light that is able to escape from the surfaces of the light emitting element (400;500). The indices of refraction of the light emitting element (400;500) and the surrounding environment define an escape zone through which light may escape through a surface of the light emitting element (400;500).
Koninklijke Philips N.v.


11/26/15
20150340113 

Systems and methods for x-ray phase contrast imaging using arrays of x-ray focusing elements


Systems and methods for performing x-ray phase-contrast imaging using a conventional x-ray source and detector are provided. An array of x-ray focusing elements it provided and used to focus x-ray onto a pattern of multiple different focal spots.

11/26/15
20150338708 

Wide-viewing-angle liquid crystal display and display method thereof


Disclosed are a wide-viewing-angle liquid crystal display and a display method thereof, so as to improve the color cast problem generated during displaying by the wide-viewing-angle liquid crystal display. Ito slots of two or more directions are provided on a public electrode corresponding to a pixel electrode in a hollowed-out mode, so that liquid crystal molecules can be displayed in a multi-domain mode and are compensated from different viewing angles, and the fluctuation of liquid crystal molecules for the light refraction under an oblique angle is reduced, thereby improving the displaying effect of the wide-viewing-angle liquid crystal display..
Truly Semiconductors Ltd.


11/26/15
20150338673 

Method and viewing an image


It is provided a method for viewing an image that is wider or higher than the display screen, wherein, the image is evenly divided into two portions by using a line passing through centers of larger edges of the image compared to the display screen. The method comprises, at the side of shutter glasses, the steps of receiving a message indicating display of a first portion of the two portions; turning dark of the shutter glasses and turning refraction direction of the shutter glasses towards a first position; turning transparent of the shutter glasses; receiving a message indicating display of a second portion of the two portions; turning dark of the shutter glasses and turning refraction direction of the shutter glasses towards a second position; and turning transparent of the shutter glasses..
Thomson Licensing


11/26/15
20150338402 

Tamm structures for enhanced fluorescence based sensing, imaging and assays


Techniques for enhanced fluorescence include a tamm substrate for a target optical frequency comprising a metal nanoscale layer deposited on a bragg grating. The bragg grating includes multiple dielectric layers including multiple high index of refraction layers alternating with multiple low index of refraction layers.
The University Of Maryland, Baltimore


11/26/15
20150338345 

One dimensional photonic crystals for enhanced fluorescence based sensing, imaging and assays


Techniques for enhanced fluorescence include a functionalized substrate for a target optical frequency comprising a one dimensional photonic crystal that is functionalized with a bioactive target molecule that has an affinity for a particular analytic. The one dimensional photonic crystal includes a plurality of dielectric layers including a plurality of high index of refraction layers alternating with a plurality of low index of refraction layers.
The University Of Maryland, Baltimore


11/26/15
20150338343 

Silicon oil sensor and electric power terminal assembly


A silicon oil sensor is provided and includes a transparent member and a laser source emitting a laser beam. The transparent member includes a light receiving passageway with an oil receiving section and a side surface.
Tyco Electronics Corporation


11/26/15
20150336504 

Apparatus and evenly illuminating a rotating element with single or minimal light source(s)


An apparatus for illuminating a rotating element of the apparatus with as few as a single light source and a method for assembling such apparatus are disclosed herein. The apparatus comprises a center, a clear substrate element that may rotate about the center, and a light source for evenly illuminating the clear substrate element.
Prometheus Wheels L.l.c.


11/19/15
20150334279 

Low profile camera and vision sensor


A camera configured for a predetermined environment can be made low profile in the following manner. The camera includes an image sensor that has a light sensitive portion that can sense light from the predetermined environment.

11/19/15
20150331196 

Smart ar coated grin lens design collimator


Anti-reflective (ar) coating on the back side of the grin lens with a specific coating performance to match the index of refraction of fiber glass, such as 1.47, and then to select an index matching resin to join the components with the same index of refraction as the rear ar coated lens and fiber in the ferrule, such as 1.47 again, thus to provide virtually lossless cavity, where n1, n2 and ng are all the same, so reflective loss (rl) is almost infinite and no fabry perot effects are observed.. .
Advanced Fiber Products, Llc


11/19/15
20150328878 

Printing form precursor having elastomeric cap layer and a preparing a printing form from the precursor


The invention pertains to a printing form precursor, a method of preparing a printing form from the precursor, and a process of preparing the precursor. The printing form precursor includes a photopolymerizable layer, an elastomeric layer having at least an elastomeric binder and particulate, and an actinic radiation opaque material on, adjacent, or disposed above the elastomeric layer opposite the photopolymerizable layer.
E I Du Pont De Nemours And Company


11/19/15
20150327751 

Bendable end-effector


A bendable end-effector is described, used in endoscopic surgery which requires very large refraction angle, being capable of obtaining large internal space, as well as, transmitting safely a torque to a surgical instrument in curved state. The bendable end-effector includes a fixing block coupled at a driving unit, a bendable block coupled to the end of the fixing block and bending to a user's desired direction and angle, and a surgical instrument coupled to the end of the bendable block..
Koh Young Technology Inc.


11/12/15
20150325732 

Solar collector


The present invention relates to a solar collector or a light collector by means of which light, generally sunlight, can be directed onto an energy conversion unit. In particular, it relates to a light collector (10) that has an optical unit (20) and an energy conversion unit, wherein the energy conversion unit is comprised of a number of conversion cells (12, 14, 16) that are located along a first main axis, wherein the optical unit (20) triggers a refraction of light and surrounds the energy conversion unit at least partially, and the optical unit (20) focuses parallel incident light in a focal area, wherein the focal area has its largest dimension along a second main axis and the second main axis extends along the first main axis..
Doci Innovations Gmbh


11/12/15
20150325618 

Cmos image sensor including color microlens, and manufacturing same


The present invention relates to a cmos image sensor including a color microlens, in which the color characteristics of a microlens are improved by replacing a microlens made of a transparent material with a material having characteristics similar to those of a color filter, and a manufacturing method thereof. In accordance with the cmos image sensor including a color microlens and the manufacturing method thereof according to the present invention, color characteristics is improved.
Siliconfile Technologies Inc.


11/12/15
20150323706 

Anti-reflective film having superb optical characteristics


Provided is an anti-reflective film having a stacked structure comprising a transparent substrate, a high refraction layer and a low refraction layer, and more specifically, the low refraction layer may comprise, as a binder, a siloxane compound synthesized by reacting alkoxysilane and organosilane having a fluoroalkyl group.. .
Lg Hausys, Ltd.


11/12/15
20150323688 

Seismic data processing


Described herein are implementations of various technologies for a method for processing seismic data corresponding to a region of interest. The method may receive the seismic data.
Westerngeco L.l.c.


11/12/15
20150323405 

A locally resolved pressure measurement


A method and an apparatus for the locally resolved pressure measurement along a pressure region (15), wherein it is proposed according to the invention that by using a glass optical fibre (11) comprising an optical fibre core (11″), an optical fibre cladding (11′), and an outer protective coating (16) and extending inside a tubular enclosure (6) in the longitudinal direction of the enclosure (6), a pressure acting isotropically on a length section of the tubular enclosure (6) arranged along the pressure region (15) is transformed into an asymmetric pressure load on the region of the optical fibre cladding (11′) situated within the length section, wherein the double refraction caused by the asymmetric pressure load in this length section is detected by using a reflection measurement along the optical fibre (11), and the pressure acting on the length section is determined from the asymmetric pressure load determined in this manner. The invention thus allows performing a locally resolved pressure measurement along the optical fibre (11) and determining the progression of pressure along the tubular enclosure (6) arranged in the pressure region (15) in a cost-effective manner..
Fct Fiber Cable Technology Gmbh


11/05/15
20150317034 

Water-immune ftir touch screen


Disclosed herein are systems and methods for a water-immune ftir touchscreen. An optically clear adhesive with an index of refraction between that of water and human skin in the infrared wavelength range is placed below a touchscreen interface substrate.
Elo Touch Solutions, Inc.


11/05/15
20150316820 

Double-layer electrode for electro-optic liquid crystal lens


Certain exemplary embodiments can provide a system, machine, apparatus, device, manufacture, circuit, composition of matter, and/or user interface adapted for and/or resulting from, and/or a process, method, and/or machine-readable medium comprising machine-implementable instructions for, activities that can comprise and/or relate to, generating a gradient in an index of refraction of a material.. .
Kent State University


11/05/15
20150316716 

Optical fiber with distributed bend compensated filtering


An optical fiber includes a core region having a longitudinal axis. At least a portion of the core region has a substantially helical shape about a helical axis.
Ofs Fitel, Llc


11/05/15
20150316227 

Stacked lightguide tailight article


A taillight article (100) including at least two optically clear light guides (110, 130) stacked on each other to provide vehicle signal function is described. The taillight article comprises a first optically clear light guide (110) having a light emission front surface (112) and an opposing rear surface (114) and a side surface (118) separating the front surface (112) and the rear surface (114), and a plurality of light extraction features (116) on or within the first optically clear light guide (110), the light extraction features (116) configured to direct light out through the emission surface (112); a second optically clear light guide (130) having an light emission front surface (132) and an opposing rear surface (134) and a side surface (138) separating the front surface (132) and the rear surface (134) and a plurality of light extraction features (136) on or within the second optically clear light guide (130), the light extraction features (136) configured to direct light out through the emission surface (132) a first low index layer (150) separating the rear surface (114) of the first optically clear light guide (110) from the front surface (132) of the second optically clear light guide (130), the first low index layer (150) having an index of refraction being less than an index of refraction of the first optically clear light guide (110) and the second optically clear light guide (130); a first light source (120) configured to direct light into the side surface (118) of the first optically clear light guide (110), the first light source (120) indicating a first signal function; a second light source (140) configured to direct light into the side surface of the second optically clear light guide (130), the second light source (140) indicating a second signal function; and a light reflection element (160), where the second optically clear light guide (130) is disposed between the first optically clear light guide (110) and the light reflection element (160)..
3m Innovative Properties Company


11/05/15
20150315061 

Multi-core optical fiber ribbons and methods for making the same


Multi-core optical fiber ribbons and methods for making multi-core optical fiber ribbons are described herein. In one embodiment, a multi-core optical fiber ribbon includes at least two core members formed from silica-based glass and oriented in parallel with one another in a single plane.
Corning Incorporated


11/05/15
20150313463 

Aberrometer (or the like) having an astigmatic target


A method and a device for stimulating accommodation of at least one eye of a test person. There is a reliable possibility for determining a set of ophthalmological data relating to at least one eye of the test person and particularly for measuring refractive error of the test person and for determining a corresponding optical correction.
Rodenstock Gmbh


11/05/15
20150313462 

Method and system of using photorefractive effects to examine eyes using a portable device


The current invention involves the use of portable devices such as a smart phone or tablet to perform an examination and diagnostic of an eye or pair of eyes using a photorefraction system and technique. The portable device would send a ray of light through the cornea and take measurements of the refraction.

10/29/15
20150309323 

Image projection apparatus


An image projection apparatus includes a light source for emitting a light bundle, a display element forming an image by using the light bundle, and a projection system having: a lens unit refracting the light bundle so as to magnify and project the image and including first and second aspheric lenses, which are spaced from each other and change the refraction of the light bundle, and at least one spherical lens disposed between the first and second aspheric lenses; and a mirror for reflecting, toward the outside, the light bundle delivered by the lens unit.. .
Lg Electronics Inc.


10/29/15
20150309231 

Omnidirectional high chroma red structural color with combination semiconductor absorber and dielectric absorber layers


A high-chroma omnidirectional red structural color pigment. The omnidirectional structural color pigment is in the form of a multilayer stack that has a reflective core layer, a semiconductor absorber layer extending across the reflective core layer, a dielectric absorber layer extending across the semiconductor absorber layer and a high index of refraction dielectric layer extending across the dielectric absorber layer.
Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing North America, Inc.


10/29/15
20150309230 

Omnidirectional high chroma red structural color with semiconductor absorber layer


A high-chroma omnidirectional red structural color pigment. The omnidirectional structural color pigment is in the form of a multilayer stack that has a reflective core layer, a semiconductor absorber layer extending across the reflective core layer, and a high index of refraction dielectric layer extending across the semiconductor absorber layer.
Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing North America, Inc.


10/29/15
20150305714 

Acoustic lens of enhanced wear resistance


In one aspect, ultrasound transducers are described herein comprising acoustic lenses having enhanced wear resistance. Such transducers can be employed in applications having harsh operating conditions, including veterinary applications.
Transducerworks, Llc


10/29/15
20150305619 

Systems and methods for remote measurement of the eyes and delivering of sunglasses and eyeglasses


The present disclosure provides methods, devices, and systems for automated measured correction of the eyes and provision of sunglasses and eyeglasses for individuals, including individuals with a visual acuity of 20/20 or better. Methods, devices and systems for remote measurement of refraction by an examiner away from the measurement system are also disclosed..
Perfect Vision Technology (hk) Ltd.,


10/22/15
20150302874 

Waveguide core layer with reduced downtrack thickness proximate a near-field transducer


An apparatus includes a write pole proximate a media-facing surface of a recording head. A near-field transducer is adjacent to the write pole.
Seagate Technology Llc


10/22/15
20150301428 

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


10/22/15
20150301356 

Methods and human vision correction using diffractive waveplate lenses


Lenses, devices, apparatus, systems, methods of manufacturing and fabricating an ophthalmic lens device for correction of human vision. The ophthalmic lens device includes at least one diffractive waveplate coating with an optical axis orientation pattern designed to correct the vision of individual patients.
Beam Engineering For Advanced Measurements Co.


10/22/15
20150301231 

Anti-reflective film, comprising hard coating layer, having superb optical characteristics


Provided is an anti-reflective film having a stacked structure comprising a transparent substrate, a hard coating layer, a high refraction layer and a low refraction layer, and more specifically, the low refraction layer may comprise, as a binder, a siloxane compound synthesized by reacting alkoxysilane and organosilane having a fluoroalkyl group.. .
Lg Hausys, Ltd.


10/22/15
20150301089 

Magnetoresistance effect element


When miniaturizing an ammeter or wattmeter, a magnetoresistance effect element given a barber-pole electrode could be considered an efficient device. It was considered that a barber-pole electrode formed at 45° with respect to an axis of easy magnetization (the longitudinal direction of a rectangular-shaped element) would be the most efficient.
Sirc Co., Ltd.


10/22/15
20150298601 

Vehicle glazing


A vehicle glazing having a pane, a light-conducting layer, a refractive layer, and a light source. The light conducting layer is configured to conduct light coupled at its end side and has decoupling means, via which a light exit of conducted light is caused at least on one of its main surfaces.
Bayerische Motoren Werke Aktiengesellschaft


10/22/15
20150297173 

Quantitative transmission ultrasound imaging of tissue calcifications


Methods and systems for imaging calcium in a subject are provided. In one aspect a method for imaging one or more micron-sized calcium deposits in a tissue of a subject can include delivering a transmission ultrasound wave field from a transmission transducer array to a body part of a subject, receiving transmission data from the transmission ultrasound wave field at a transmission receiver array, delivering a reflection ultrasound wave field from a reflection transducer array to the body part of the subject, receiving reflection data from the reflection ultrasound wave field at a reflection receiver array, generating speed of sound data from the transmission data, and refraction correcting the reflection data using the speed of sound data to generate a corrected reflection image showing a micron-sized calcium deposit image..
Qt Ultrasound Llc


10/15/15
20150293425 

Electrophoretic device and display unit


The present disclosure relates to a display apparatus that includes a first layer (30a) and a second layer (30b) disposed adjacent one another. The index of refraction of the second layer (30b) may be different from the index of refraction of the first layer (30a).

10/15/15
20150293031 

Coating inspection method


A reflectometry method and other methods for detecting discontinuities in a chemical vapor deposition (cvd) coating are disclosed. The method includes several steps.

10/15/15
20150292940 

Photodetection apparatus


A photodetection apparatus includes an objective lens element (17) that collects light from a measurement object (16) and a photodetection element that detects the light collected by the objective lens element (17). The objective lens element (17) includes a center portion (28) that collects the light through refraction and a peripheral portion (29) located around the center portion (28) that collects the light through reflection.

10/15/15
20150291754 

Electrically conductive, transparent, translucent, and/or reflective materials


In one aspect, microporous membranes are described herein demonstrating composite architectures and properties suitable for electronic and/or optical applications. In some embodiments, a composite membrane described herein includes a microporous polymeric matrix or substrate having an interconnected pore structure and an index of refraction and an electrically conductive coating deposited over one or more surfaces of the microporous polymeric matrix.

10/15/15
20150290032 

Manifest refraction treatment systems and methods


Embodiments of the present invention encompass systems and techniques for developing a vision prescription for a patient based on an objective optical manifest refraction, such as that measured with a wavefront device, without altering the prescription in response to any subjective manifest refraction, such as that measured with a phoropter device.. .

10/08/15
20150286007 

High power optical fiber ends


A system and method for creating a robust anti-reflective surface on a fiber end using various etching techniques to create a shallow grating that creates an effective index of refraction region to transition from air or the input material to the material of the fiber optical cable.. .

10/08/15
20150285463 

Lighting device for indirect illumination having prism elements


According to an aspect of the invention, a lighting device is provided. The lighting device comprises a light source, and an optical structure.

10/01/15
20150280389 

Bridge fiber, combiner, and fiber laser device


A bridge fiber includes a core layer and an outer layer which has an index of refraction higher than that of the core layer and covers the outer peripheral surface of the core layer. The outer layer is surrounded by a substance such as the atmosphere having an index of refraction lower than an index of refraction n2 of the outer layer.
Fujikura Ltd.


10/01/15
20150279681 

Plasma atomic layer deposition


Plasma atomic layer deposition (ald) is optimized through modulation of the gas residence time during an excited species phase, wherein activated reactant is supplied such as from a plasma. Reduced residence time increases the quality of the deposited layer, such as reducing wet etch rates, increasing index of refraction and/or reducing impurities in the layer.
Asm Ip Holding B.v.


10/01/15
20150277151 

Lenses with electrically-tunable power and alignment


An optical device (24, 60) includes an electro-optical layer (40, 62), having an effective local index of refraction at any given location within an active area of the electro-optical layer that is determined by a voltage waveform applied across the electro-optical layer at the location. An array of excitation electrodes (46, 68, 72), including parallel conductive stripes extending over the active area is disposed over one or both sides of the electro-optical layer.
Optica Amuka (a.a.) Ltd.


10/01/15
20150277039 

Layered optical waveguide and near field transducer


Waveguides that include a top cladding layer made of a material having an index of refraction n4; a core bilayer structure, the core bilayer structure including a lower index core layer having an index of refraction n3; and a higher index core layer having an index of refraction n1, wherein the higher index core layer includes tio2 and one or more than one of nb2o5, ceo2, ta2o5, zro2, hfo2, y2o3, sc2o3, mgo, al2o3 and sio2, wherein the lower index core layer is adjacent the higher index core layer; a bottom cladding layer made of a material having an index of refraction n2, wherein the waveguide is configured with the higher index core layer of the core bilayer structure adjacent the top cladding layer and the lower index core layer of the core bilayer structure adjacent the bottom cladding layer, and wherein n4 is less than n3 and n1, and n2 is less than n3 and n1.. .
Seagate Technology Llc


10/01/15
20150277005 

Polarizing plate, manufacturing the same, and optical display including the same


In inequality 1, rmax is the maximum index of refraction among the indexes of refraction of the polarizer, the protective coating layer and the adhesive layer, and rmin is the minimum index of refraction among the indexes of refraction of the polarizer, the protective coating layer and the adhesive layer.. .

10/01/15
20150276156 

Optical film


An optical film includes a plurality of transparent layers configured to transmit light and a plurality of reflection layers configured to reflect light. The plurality of transparent layers are disposed at spaced intervals to each other in a first direction orthogonal to a thickness direction of the optical film; each of the plurality of reflection layers is interposed between the transparent layers that are next to each other of the plurality of transparent layers; and the plurality of transparent layers include a first transparent layer and a second transparent layer that has a smaller index of refraction than that of the first transparent layer..
Nitto Denko Corporation


10/01/15
20150272585 

Minimally invasive surgery tissue (mist) clip


Clips, or clasps for temporarily attaching lines and devices during refraction or for compressing, ligating or dissecting various vessels and ducts are often required during surgical (e.g., arteries, veins and the common bile duct) and non-surgical procedures.. .

09/24/15
20150268405 

Light guiding body and lighting system


A light guiding body that guides light includes, a light guiding portion, and an introducing portion including a plane of incidence and a curvature surface connected to the plane of incidence to guide the light to the light guiding portion by being connected to the light guiding portion, wherein an angle θ1 formed by a line segment connecting a first point on the plane of incidence and a second point on the curvature surface and a normal of the curvature surface at the second point satisfies θ1≧sin−1(1/n), where n is an index of refraction of the light guiding body.. .
Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba


09/24/15
20150268398 

Light guiding body and lighting system


A light guiding body includes, an introducing portion including a plane of incidence and a plane of reflection opposite to the plane of incidence, a diffusion portion including a first plane provided on a side of the plane of reflection and a second plane provided on the side of the plane of incidence and opposite to the first plane, a first point positioned on a border between the plane of reflection and the first plane, and a second point on the plane of incidence, wherein when a center of curvature of the first plane at the first point is a third point, an index of refraction of the light guiding body is n, the curvature of the first plane at the first point is k, and a distance between the second point and the third point is d, formula (4) is satisfied.. .
Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba


09/17/15
20150263478 

Systems and methods for removing mode families


A monolithic resonator that has a plurality of mode families is modified so that portions of the resonator have a different index of refraction than other portions of the resonator. This degrades the c) factor of one or more of the mode families, allowing pre-selection of one or more mode families over others..
Oewaves, Inc.


09/17/15
20150261028 

Liquid crystal display panel and liquid crystal display device


A liquid crystal display panel and a liquid crystal display device, the liquid crystal panel including a color filter sheet and a liquid crystal layer, an optical compensation film layer being disposed between the color filter sheet and the liquid crystal layer. With the optical compensation film layer inside the liquid crystal panel, contrast ratio is increased in a full-viewing-angle direction, and color shift in a diagonal direction of the liquid crystal pane is alleviated; further, the optical compensation film layer is provided on the color filter sheet of the liquid crystal panel, leading to a compact structure of the liquid crystal panel, reducing production costs and decreasing light leakage and mura phenomenon that are caused by light reflection and refraction; gray level, contrast ratio, color phase or the like of an lcd can be also improved..
Boe Technology Group Co., Ltd


09/17/15
20150261008 

Fresnel lens and optical device


A refractive fresnel lens used for an optical system including an image plane, which includes a plurality of zone lens surfaces disposed concentrically and a plurality of side wall surfaces each formed between adjacent zone lens surfaces, is characterized in that the side wall surfaces are modulated so as to spatially spread in the image plane noise light due to reflection and/or refraction at the side wall surfaces.. .
Nikon Corporation


09/10/15
20150257234 

Electroluminescence device, a production process of the same and a display apparatus


The invention relates to the display technical field, and discloses an electroluminescence device and a production process of the same, and a display apparatus. The electroluminescence device comprises a first electrode and a second electrode disposed oppositely, and a light-emitting layer situated between the first electrode and the second electrode, wherein the light-emitting layer comprises: nanowires of a first conducting type, which are situated on the first electrode and distributed in an array; a covering layer of a second conducting type, which covers the nanowires and is electrically connected to the second electrode.
Hefei Xinsheng Optoelectronics Technology Co., Ltd




Refraction topics: Refraction, Semiconductor, Transparent Electrode, Scattering, Nanoparticle, Distributed, Liquid Crystal Display, Liquid Crystal, Irradiation, Second Wave, Integrated Circuit, Light Guide, Data Processing, Laser Vision, Treatments

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