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06/23/16
20160178860 
 Optical connector for endoscope patent thumbnailOptical connector for endoscope
An optical connector for an endoscope has a first holding member which holds a first waveguide therein, a second holding member which holds a second waveguide therein and replaceable replacement members which intervenes between the first holding member and the second holding member so that replacement waveguides intervenes between the waveguides and is optically coupled to the waveguides. The optical connector has attachment members and a positioning mechanism which positions the holding members and the replacement members relative to one another..

06/23/16
20160178846 
 Broadband waveguide based optical coupler patent thumbnailBroadband waveguide based optical coupler
An apparatus having a first waveguide, a second waveguide, a third waveguide, a fourth waveguide, and a fifth waveguide is described. A symmetric coupler has a proximal end and a distal end.

06/23/16
20160178842 
 Polarization conversion element patent thumbnailPolarization conversion element
A polarization conversion element is disclosed in which an optical waveguide formed on a substrate sequentially includes a first waveguide portion, a polarization rotation portion, and a second waveguide portion, an effective refractive index of a te mode having the highest effective refractive index in an eigen mode of waveguide light on a sectional surface of the first waveguide portion is higher than an effective refractive index of a tm mode having the highest effective refractive index, an effective refractive index of the tm mode having the highest effective refractive index on a sectional surface of the second waveguide portion is higher than an effective refractive index of the te mode having the highest effective refractive index, and heights of waveguide structures (for example, cores) of the first waveguide portion and the second waveguide portion are equal to each other.. .

06/23/16
20160178375 
 Active waveguide optical gyroscope patent thumbnailActive waveguide optical gyroscope
The present application is directed an optical gyroscope. The optical gyroscope includes a substrate including a first and a second waveguide disposed thereon.

06/23/16
20160178141 
 Light module and  providing wavelength-converted light in the red spectral range and projection device therefor patent thumbnailLight module and providing wavelength-converted light in the red spectral range and projection device therefor
A light module may include a conversion means, which is designed to absorb excitation radiation having a first wavelength of an absorption spectrum and to convert it into light having a second wavelength of an emission spectrum. The light module includes an excitation radiation source designed to emit excitation radiation.

06/16/16
20160173835 
 Color filter array and image sensor having the same patent thumbnailColor filter array and image sensor having the same
A color filter array includes a plurality of first pixels transmitting light having visible wavelengths, a plurality of second pixels transmitting light having a first range of wavelengths in the visible spectrum, a plurality of third pixels transmitting light having a second range of wavelengths in the visible spectrum, and a plurality of crosstalk detection pixels each including a first half pixel and a second half pixel, wherein the first half pixel transmits light having first wavelengths in a part of the first range, and wherein the second half pixel partially transmits light having second wavelengths in a part of the second range.. .
Sk Hynix Inc.


06/16/16
20160172413 
 Solid-state imaging apparatus and imaging system patent thumbnailSolid-state imaging apparatus and imaging system
A solid-state imaging apparatus, comprising a plurality of pixels arrayed on a substrate, and element isolation regions formed between the plurality of pixels on the substrate, wherein the plurality of pixels include a first pixel including a first color filter for passing light having a first wavelength, a second pixel including a second color filter for passing light having a second wavelength longer than the first wavelength, and a pixel for focus detection including a light-shielding pattern arranged on the photoelectric conversion portion to limit light entering the photoelectric conversion portion, and among the element isolation regions, a first region between the pixel for focus detection and the first pixel has a potential barrier against a signal charge, which is lower than that of a second region between the first pixel and the second pixel.. .
Canon Kabushiki Kaisha


06/16/16
20160170147 
 Optical coupler provided with a structuration patent thumbnailOptical coupler provided with a structuration
The invention relates to an optical coupler (10) in a vertical configuration, capable of working for a wavelength and comprising a first waveguide (12) and a second waveguide (14). The second waveguide (14) has a patterning (33) in the form of a series of patterns (36), the patterns (36) extending along a transverse direction (x) perpendicular to the longitudinal direction (z), being parallel to each other and orthogonal to the general direction of the first waveguide (12), each pattern (36) being arranged both in the core (30) and the cladding (32) of the second waveguide (14) and having parameters influencing the evanescent wave coupling between the first waveguide (12) and the second waveguide (14), said parameters being chosen such that the coupling (c) is greater than 15%..
Alcatel Lucent


06/16/16
20160169461 
 Light source device and endoscope apparatus comprising the same patent thumbnailLight source device and endoscope apparatus comprising the same
A light source device includes a first semiconductor light source, a second semiconductor light source, and a wavelength converter. The first semiconductor light source emits light in a first wavelength range.
Olympus Corporation


06/16/16
20160169459 
 Color rendering index tunable lamp and luminaire patent thumbnailColor rendering index tunable lamp and luminaire
The invention provides a provides a lighting unit (100) comprising a first light source (110), a second light source (210), a first wavelength converting (1100), a second wavelength converting element (2100), wherein the lighting unit further comprises a transport infrastructure (20) configured to arrange the first light source, the second light source, the first wavelength converting element, and the second wavelength converting element in a first configuration or a second configuration by transport of one or more of these, wherein in the first configuration and the second configuration the lighting unit provides lighting unit light having substantially the same color point while having different color rendering indices. With such lighting unit, it is possible to switch between high cri-low efficiency and low cri-high efficiency at a given color temperature (or color point)..
Koninklijke Philips N.v.


06/09/16
20160164240 

System and generating high energy optical pulses with arbitrary waveform


A system for generating an optical signal having a preselected waveform includes: a laser source; a first waveform generator configured to apply a first signal to the laser source to create a laser output; an intensity modulator configured to receive the laser output; a second waveform generator configured to apply a second signal to the intensity modulator, the intensity modulator being configured to generate a pre-distorted laser signal based on the second signal and the laser output.. .
Raytheon Company


06/09/16
20160163931 

Wavelength converted semiconductor light emitting device


In embodiments of the invention, a light emitting device includes a semiconductor structure including a light emitting layer disposed between an n-type region and a p-type region. A first wavelength converting layer is disposed in a path of light emitted by the light emitting layer.
Koninklijke Philips N.v.


06/09/16
20160161338 

Dual spectral imager with no moving parts


A device images radiation from a scene in two wavelength bands. An uncooled detector of the radiation includes two separate detector regions.
Ci Systems (israel) Ltd.


06/09/16
20160161067 

Light emitting arrangement with adapted output spectrum


A light-emitting arrangement (100) is disclosed, which is adapted to produce white output light enhancing the color perception of e.g. Food in retail environments.
Koninklijke Philips N.v.


06/09/16
20160159842 

Compounds, systems, and methods for monitoring and treating a surface of a subject


Compounds, systems, and methods are provided for the design and assembly of a non-invasive, analyte sensing dressing. The dressing can be therapeutic.

06/02/16
20160153905 

Scattered-light smoke detector with a two-color light-emitting diode


A scattered-light smoke detector includes a detector unit that operates according to the scattered-light principle. The detector unit includes a light-emitting diode (led) to irradiate particles to be detected and a spectrally sensitive photosensor to detect the light scattered by the particles.
Siemens Schweiz Ag


06/02/16
20160153842 

Methods for monitoring strain and temperature in a hot gas path component


A method of monitoring a surface temperature of a hot gas path component includes directing an excitation beam having an excitation wavelength at a layer of a sensor material composition deposited on a hot gas path component to induce a fluorescent radiation. The method includes measuring fluorescent radiation emitted by the sensor material composition.
General Electric Company


06/02/16
20160153637 

Marker lamp


A marker lamp mounted on a vehicle includes a light source unit (7) including an organic el element (10). The light source unit (7) includes a first light emitting part (12a) for emitting red light of a first wavelength band and a second light emitting part (12b) for emitting red light of a second wavelength band different from the first wavelength band..
Koito Manufacturing Co., Ltd.


05/26/16
20160149647 

Optical transmission apparatus and wavelength calibration method


An optical transmission apparatus, includes: a reference-wavelength light source configured to generate reference light; a reference wavemeter configured to be calibrated by using the reference light; a receiver configured to receive measurement light transmitted from another optical transmission apparatus and wavelength information about the measurement light; and a controller, wherein the controller configured to: detect error between a first wavelength of the measurement light detected by using the reference wavemeter, and a second wavelength included in the wavelength information; and send error information that represents the error to the another optical transmission apparatus.. .
Fujitsu Limited


05/26/16
20160147018 

Device and optical beam combination


An optical apparatus includes a first beam combining device arranged to receive a first optical beam having a first wavelength at a first location and a second optical beam output having a second wavelength at a second location. The second optical beam has a polarization that is substantially orthogonal to a polarization of the first optical beam.
Futurewei Technologies, Inc.


05/26/16
20160146661 

Fiber optic distributed vibration sensing with wavenumber sensitivity correction


An apparatus and method for correcting the wavenumber sensitivity of a distributed fiber optic sensor are disclosed. The distributed fiber optic sensor is deployed in a region of interest to measure a characteristic of an incident acoustic wavefield.
Schlumberger Technology Corporation


05/26/16
20160146590 

Dual wavelength dual interferometer with combiner-splitter


The system includes a dual interferometer sub-system including a first and second channel. The system includes an illumination source.
Kla-tencor Corporation


05/26/16
20160146409 

Light emitting diode module with three part color matching


A light emitting diode module is produced using at least one led and at least two selectable components that form a light mixing chamber. First and second selectable components have first and second types of wavelength converting materials with different wavelength converting characteristics.
Xicato, Inc.


05/26/16
20160144663 

Steel cord for tire reinforcement


A steel cord for tire reinforcement according to the present invention is elongated in one direction and comprises a plurality of strands twisted periodically on one another, and the steel cord for tire reinforcement is characterized in that the steel cord is formed to have a first waveform having a first waveform surface and a second waveform having a second waveform surface, the first and second waveforms are formed to overlap each other, and a predetermined inclined angle is defined between the normal of the first waveform surface of the first waveform and the normal of the second waveform surface of the second waveform.. .
Hongduk Industrial Co., Ltd.


05/26/16
20160143580 

Vein scanner with user interface for controlling imaging parameters


A portable handheld vein-image-enhancing device broadly includes: a first laser emitting a beam of light at a first wavelength; a second laser emitting a beam of light at a second wavelength; a scanner to scan the beams of light onto the target surface; a photo detector to receive the reflected vein image and convert the image into a signal, for use by the second laser and scanner to project the image onto the target surface; and a user interface and electronic circuitry to permit adjustments to one or more of the following imaging parameters: a vein size parameter to set a vein size to be imaged by the device; a field of view size; a size for a field of high resolution for the projected image; a brightness of the projected image; and a laser output intensity parameter setting a depth of penetration by the first wavelength for the imaging.. .
Accuvein, Inc.


05/19/16
20160142630 

Image sensor, manufacturing the same, and image processing device having the image sensor


An image sensor comprising: a first layer having a plurality of groups of photodiodes formed in a semiconductor substrate, each group representing a 2×2 array of photodiodes, with 2 first pixels configured to detect light of a first wavelength and 2 second pixels configured to detect light of a second wavelength, each first pixel positioned adjacent to the second pixels; and a second layer overlapping the first layer, the second layer is organic, having a plurality of organic photodiodes configured to detect light of a third wavelength, each organic photodiode positioned to partially overlap 2 first photodiodes and 2 second photodiodes of the first layer.. .
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.


05/19/16
20160142145 

Optical module


The embodiments of this disclosure provide an optical module, which expands the network bandwidth, eases a problem on dynamic bandwidth allocation. The optical module comprises an optical transceiver assembly and a control circuit, wherein the optical transceiver assembly comprises a first optical emitter and a second optical emitter; the control circuit is configured to control the first optical emitter to generate an optical signal of a first waveband, and the first optical emitter is configured to emit the optical signal of the first waveband to a transmission optical fiber; or, the control circuit is configured to control the second optical emitter to generate an optical signal of a second waveband, and the second optical emitter is configured to emit the optical signal of the second waveband to the transmission optical fiber.
Hisense Broadband Multimedia Technologies Co., Ltd.


05/19/16
20160141467 

Light emitting device


A light emitting device includes an epitaxial structure and a sheet-shaped wavelength converting layer. The sheet-shaped wavelength converting layer is disposed on the epitaxial structure and at least includes a first wavelength converting unit layer and a second wavelength converting unit layer.
Playnitride Inc.


05/19/16
20160141461 

Led lighting arrangement including light emitting phosphor


A method of manufacturing an led lighting arrangement, comprises: receiving an optical component having a diffusing material that is light diffusive and at least one photoluminescent material that is excitable by light of a first wavelength range and which emits light of a second wavelength range; receiving an led assembly that is operable to generate the light of the first wavelength range and mounting the optical component to the led assembly to form the led lighting arrangement. The optical component having the diffusing and photoluminescent materials is mass produced separately from the led assembly and can be selected such that light generated by the optical component combined with the light generated by the led assembly corresponds to light of a selected color.
Intematix Corporation


05/19/16
20160138975 

Imaging apparatus comprising coding element and spectroscopic system comprising the imaging apparatus


An imaging apparatus according to an aspect of the present disclosure includes a first coding element that includes regions arrayed two-dimensionally in an optical path of light incident from an object, and an image sensor. Each of the regions includes first and second regions.
Panasonic Intellectual Property Management Co., Ltd.


05/12/16
20160133486 

Double layer release temporary bond and debond processes and systems


A bonded structure contains a substrate containing at least one feature, the substrate having a top surface; a first release layer overlying the top surface of the substrate, the first release layer being absorptive of light having a first wavelength for being decomposed by the light; an adhesive layer overlying the first release layer, and a second release layer overlying the adhesive layer. The second release layer is absorptive of light having a second wavelength for being decomposed by the light having the second wavelength.
International Business Machines Corporation


05/12/16
20160131867 

Automatic focusing optical assembly, system and method


An automatic focusing optical system and assembly including an objective lens subassembly, a sensor electronically connected to a processor, and a dichroic filter for passing light of a first wavelength to the sensor and reflecting light of a second wavelength. A method of auto-focusing including receiving an image of an object comprising a first wavelength and a second wavelength, wherein the first wavelength is passed through a dichroic filter to a sensor and the second wavelength reflected, analyzing the distance of the object based on the first wavelength, generating at least one signal to an objective lens subassembly comprising a drive mechanism arranged to displace an optical lens, and displacing an optical lens along an optical axis to focus the image..
Ocutech, Inc.


05/12/16
20160131837 

Two-stage adiabatically coupled photonic systems


In an example, a coupled system includes a first waveguide, at least one second waveguide, and an interposer. The first waveguide has a first refractive index n1 and a tapered end.
Finisar Corporation


05/12/16
20160131576 

Infrared detection and imaging device with no moving parts


A device images radiation from a scene. A detector is sensitive to the radiation in a first wavelength band.
Ci Systems (israel) Ltd.


05/05/16
20160127631 

Imaging control device


An imaging system 1 includes an imaging control device 10, an imaging device 20, and a light emitting device 30. The imaging control device 10 is provided for controlling the imaging device 20 and the light emitting device 30, and includes an evaluation unit 13, a light reception adjustment unit 14, and a light emission adjustment unit 15.
Thine Electronics, Inc.


05/05/16
20160124286 

Generator of at least three coherent laser beams in the infrared and visible domain


According to a first aspect, the invention relates to a generator of at least three coherent laser beams at least one beam of which is in the infrared domain and at least one beam of which is in the visible domain, comprising: an elementary source for emitting a first continuous-wave laser beam, at a first given infrared wavelength; a nonlinear crystal frequency doubler, allowing, from a first beam sampled from the first laser beam at the first wavelength, a second laser beam to be generated at a second wavelength; and a nonlinear crystal sum frequency generator, allowing, from a second beam sampled from the first laser beam at the first wavelength and from the second laser beam at the second wavelength, a third laser beam to be generated at a third wavelength.. .
Centre Nationale De La Recherche Scientifique - Cnrs


05/05/16
20160124103 

Methods and devices for transformation of collected data for improved visualization capability


Computing systems and methods for improving imaging of collected data are disclosed. In one embodiment, a first wavefield is propagated to obtain a first wavefield history; the first wavefield is again propagated to obtain a second wavefield history, wherein the propagation includes integration of one or more q-effects; a first attenuated traveltime history is estimated based at least in part on the first and second wavefield histories; a first q-model filter is calculated based at least in part on the first estimated attenuated traveltime; and a first adjusted wavefield is generated based at least in part on application of the first q-model filter to the first wavefield.
Westerngeco L.l.c.


05/05/16
20160123870 

Method of and correcting for intensity deviations in a spectrometer


A method of determining a pathlength deviation of a sample (610), the method comprising: exposing the sample (610) to electromagnetic radiation at a plurality of wavenumbers, determining electromagnetic absorption in the sample (610) at the plurality of wavenumbers, determining a first wavenumber associated with a first absorption level of an absorption band and a second wavenumber associated with a second absorption level of the absorption band, wherein the second wavenumber is different from the first wavenumber, determining a difference between the first wavenumber and the second wavenumber, and determining the pathlength deviation based on the difference.. .
Foss Analytical A/s


05/05/16
20160120449 

Method and device for generating image showing concentration distribution of biological substances in biological tissue


Generating an image of a molar concentration ratio between a first and second biological substance, an absorption spectrum of the first and second biological substance within a predetermined wavelength range including a first, second, third, and fourth isosbestic point, acquiring first imaging data of the tissue using light extracted from white light using a first filter to collectively selectively extract light in a first wavelength range demarcated by the first and second isosbestic point, light in a second wavelength range demarcated by the second and third isosbestic point, and light in a third wavelength range demarcated by the third and fourth isosbestic point; acquiring second imaging data by taking an image of the tissue using light from the white light using a second optical filter to selectively extract light in the second wavelength range; and generating the distribution image on the basis of the first and second imaging data.. .
Hoya Corporation


04/28/16
20160119057 

Method and system for silicon photonics wavelength division multiplexing transceivers


Methods and systems for silicon photonics wavelength division multiplexing transceivers are disclosed and may include, in a transceiver integrated in a silicon photonics chip: generating a first modulated output optical signal at a first wavelength utilizing a first electrical signal, generating a second modulated output optical signal at a second wavelength utilizing a second electrical signal, communicating the first and second modulated output optical signals into an optical fiber coupled to the chip utilizing a multiplexing grating coupler in the chip. A received input optical signal may be split into a modulated input optical signal at the first wavelength and a modulated input optical signal at the second wavelength utilizing a demultiplexing grating coupler in the chip.
Luxtera, Inc.


04/28/16
20160118765 

A coherent dynamically controllable narrow band light source


Disclosed herein is a coherent dynamically controllable narrow band light source (10), comprising a first sub-light source (12), said first sub-light source being electrically controllable such as to generate controllable time-dependent intensity patterns of light having a first wavelength, a raman active medium (30) suitable to cause raman scattering of light having said first wavelength, a second sub-light source (20) capable of emitting light with a second wavelength, said second wavelength being longer than said first wavelength, and an optical fiber or wave guide, wherein said light emitted by said first and second sub-light sources traverses a length of said optical fiber (30) or wave guide in a feed-forward configuration to facilitate a non-linear wavelength conversion step involving said raman-active medium. At least one of said first and second sub-light sources (12, 20) has a coherence length longer than 0.05 mm, preferably longer than 0.5 mm and most preferably longer than 2 mm..
Ludwig-maximilians-universitÄt MÜnchen


04/28/16
20160118706 

Method for performing frequency band splitting


A frequency band splitter is disclosed. The frequency band splitter includes a first, a second, and a third waveguides.
International Business Machines Corporation


04/28/16
20160118703 

Method for performing frequency band splitting


A frequency band splitter is disclosed. The frequency band splitter includes a first, a second, and a third waveguides, a first narrow rectangular waveguide is utilized to connect the first waveguide to second waveguide.
International Business Machines Corporation


04/28/16
20160118430 

Stacked type image sensor including color separation element and image pickup apparatus including stacked type image sensor


A stacked type image sensor including color separation elements, and an image pickup apparatus including the stacked type image sensor, are provided. The stacked type image sensor includes a first light sensing layer including first pixels configured to absorb and detect light of a first wavelength band and transmit light of a second wavelength band and a third wavelength band, and a second light sensing layer disposed to face the first light sensing layer, the second light sensing layer including second pixels configured to detect light of the second wavelength band and third pixels configured to detect light of the third wavelength band.
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.


04/28/16
20160116822 

Deep ulatraviolet laser generation device and light source device


In one embodiment, the present disclosure provides a deep ultraviolet laser generation device 1000 having a first laser source 100 at a first wavelength between 1.87 μm and 2.1 μm, a second laser source 200 at a second wavelength between 1.53 μm and 1.57 μm, a nonlinear wavelength conversion element 3 for generating near-infrared light 31 at a wavelength between 841 nm and 899 nm through a sum-frequency mixing (sfm) process, a nonlinear wavelength conversion element 4 for generating blue light 41 at a wavelength between 420 nm and 450 nm from the near-infrared light through a second harmonic generation (shg) process, and a third nonlinear wavelength conversion element 5 for generating deep ultraviolet light 51 at a wavelength between 210 nm and 225 nm from the blue light, through another shg process. The first laser source may be a thulium-doped laser source or a thulium-doped fiber source, and the second laser source may be a semiconductor laser source, an erbium-doped fiber source, or an erbium/ytterbium-doped fiber source..
Oxide Corporation


04/28/16
20160116719 

Compact multispectral wide angle refractive optical system


A multispectral wide angle refractive optical device for focusing light from a first waveband and a non-overlapping second waveband is presented. A first element formed of a first material receives incident radiation.
Qioptiq Limited


04/28/16
20160116591 

Object detecting apparatus


An object detecting apparatus includes a distance calculator that calculates a distance to the object, a wave height acquirer that acquires a respective peak value of the plurality of reflected waves, and multiple reflection determiner. When a reflected wave for which a first distance to the object is calculated to be the smallest in the reflected waves is defined as a first wave, and another reflected wave to which a second distance is calculated as twice or more integer times the first distance calculated for the first wave and a difference of the peak value relative to the first wave which is larger than a predetermined value is present in the reflected waves, the multiple reflection determiner determines that multiple reflection is occurring in a second wave or thereafter..
Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha


04/28/16
20160116335 

Optical spectroscopy device, process of making the same, and using the same


An optical spectroscopy device includes a first cladding layer is positioned over a photodetector. An optical core region is over the first cladding layer where the optical core region is configured to receive a light beam.
Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company, Ltd.


04/28/16
20160116122 

Phosphor device and manufacturing method thereof


A phosphor device of an illumination system, which emits a first waveband light, includes a substrate and a first phosphor layer. The first phosphor layer includes a first phosphor agent and a second phosphor agent.
Delta Electronics, Inc.


04/28/16
20160113530 

Method and acquiring biological information, and wrist watch-type terminal using the same


A method and an apparatus for acquiring biological information, and a wrist watch-type terminal using the same, are provided. The apparatus includes a first detector configured to irradiate a living body with a first light of a first wavelength, and detect a second light that is reflected from the living body, and a second detector configured to irradiate the living body with a third light of a second wavelength, and detect a fourth light that is reflected from the living body.
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.


04/21/16
20160111608 

Thin film wavelength converters and methods for making the same


Thin film wavelength converters and methods for making the same are disclosed. In some embodiments, the thin film converters include a first thin film layer of first wavelength conversion material, a conductive layer, and a second thin film layer of a second wavelength conversion material.

04/21/16
20160109811 

Sub-diffraction-limited patterning and imaging


A method for sub-diffraction-limited patterning using a photoswitchable layer is disclosed. A sample of the photoswitchable layer can be selectively exposed to a first wavelength of illumination that includes a super-oscillatory peak.

04/14/16
20160105252 

Span-wise spectrum management system and method


Methods and systems are provided for optical signal transmission using span-wise spectrum management. The method includes transmitting a first optical signal at a first wavelength by a control system.

04/14/16
20160105238 

Ultra-wide range optical wavelength converter by direct signal translation from integrated coherent receiver to dual-polarization iq modulator


A method of wavelength conversion without polarization tracking is provided. A system is also provided that converts an input signal into an output signal of a different wavelength that contains all of the amplitude, phase, and polarization information of the original signal.

04/14/16
20160104929 

Antenna waveguide quick connect coupler


A quick connect coupler assembly for connecting a first waveguide portion to a second waveguide portion is provided. The coupler assembly includes: a first coupler component affixed to the first waveguide portion and a second coupler component affixed to the second waveguide portion.

04/14/16
20160103493 

Drive control apparatus, electronic apparatus, and control method


A drive control apparatus includes a storage storing first or second waveform data representing a drive signal, and a drive controller reading the first or the second waveform data, and output the drive signal to the actuator. The first waveform data applying vibration m×q times (q is a natural number other than 0) and obtained by multiplying a sine wave (f1=(m/n)×f0 (m and n are mutually different natural numbers other than 0)) by a damping ratio of a vibration system to an actuator, and the second waveform data applying a vibration (m/2)×q times (q is a natural number other than 0) and obtained by multiplying a sine wave (a frequency f1=(m/n)×f0 (m and n are mutually different positive odd numbers)) by the damping ratio to the actuator, where f0 represents a resonant frequency of the actuator..

04/14/16
20160102820 

Optical wavelength-converting device and illumination system using same


An optical wavelength-converting device used for converting a first waveband light includes a substrate, a phosphor layer and a composite reflection layer. The phosphor layer is disposed on the substrate for converting the first waveband light into a second waveband light.

04/07/16
20160100141 

Image projection apparatus, image projection method, and computer-readable storage medium


An image projection apparatus includes a light source configured to emit light with a luminance according to electric power; a color wheel configured to sequentially transmit the light through multiple color filters arranged along a circumferential direction; a light modulation element configured to form an image by modulating an intensity of the light transmitted through the color wheel according to an input signal representing input image data; and a selection controller configured to select, out of a first waveform indicating temporal change in electric power supplied to the light source in a first mode and a second waveform indicating temporal change in electric power supplied to the light source in a second mode, the second waveform when a luminance value of the input signal is equal to or less than a first threshold. A brightness of the image in the second mode is lower than that in the first mode..

04/07/16
20160099657 

Power conversion techniques


A power supply that includes a first current generator circuit that is coupled to a first transformer and generates a first waveform and a second current generator circuit that is coupled to a second transformer, and generates a second waveform that is out of phase with the first waveform. The first and second waveforms are rectified and combined into a dc output signal.
Thx Ltd.


04/07/16
20160097984 

Focus monitoring arrangement and inspection apparatus including such an arrangement


An inspection apparatus (300) includes a focus monitoring arrangement (500, 500′). Focusing radiation (505) comprises radiation having a first wavelength and radiation having a second wavelength.
Asml Netherlands B.v.


04/07/16
20160097901 

Apparatus and optical time domain reflectometry


An optical signal routing device may include a first lens, second lens and a wavelength division multiplexer (“wdm”) filter positioned between the first and second lenses. The wdm filter may reflect a signal of a first wavelength with a first attenuation and pass the first wavelength signal attenuated by at most a second attenuation to the second lens, the first attenuation exceeding the second attenuation by a first predetermined amount.
Go!foton Holdings, Inc.


04/07/16
20160097887 

Monochromator using optical filters to select wavelength of light


Provided is a monochromatization device for easily selecting light having a specific wavelength, comprising: a first broadband filter arranged to have a first rotational angle with respect to an incident direction of light to enable a first wavelength band to pass therethrough with respect to the incident light; a second broadband filter arranged to have a second rotational angle with respect to an incident direction of light to enable a second wavelength band to pass therethrough with respect to the light passing through the first broadband filter; and a path compensation unit for adjusting a light path so that the light path passing through the second broadband filter is the same as a path of the light incident to the first broadband filter. Accordingly, the output light efficiency for the incident light is increased and the required specific wavelength can be more easily selected..
Korea Research Institute Of Chemical Technology


04/07/16
20160097863 

Method and imaging of radiation sources


A fibrescope comprises a scintillator arranged to produce light of a first wavelength upon exposure to radiation; an optical system arranged to receive and direct light of the first wavelength emitted from the scintillator, the light being received at one end of the optical system, and wherein one or more elements of the optical system emits scintillation light of a second wavelength upon exposure to radiation; and an optical filter, disposed at the other end of the optical system, and arranged to transmit light of the first wavelength and block light of the second wavelength. The scintillator is chosen such that the light of the first wavelength is spectrally distinct from the light of the second wavelength..
Lightpoint Medical Ltd.


04/07/16
20160097719 

Methods for monitoring environmental barrier coatings


A method of monitoring a surface temperature of an environmental barrier coating (ebc) of a hot gas component includes directing an excitation beam having a first wavelength at a layer of a temperature indicator formed on the hot gas component. The method also includes measuring a fluorescent radiation emitted by the temperature indicator.
General Electric Company


04/07/16
20160097494 

Optical module


An optical module including a light source, an adjustable reflector and a wavelength conversion set is provided. The adjustable reflector is disposed in a light path of light emitted from the light source and adaptable to adjust between a first position and a second position.
Playnitride Inc.


04/07/16
20160096233 

Laser micro/nano processing system and method


A laser micro/nano processing system (100, 200, 300, 400) comprises: a laser light source used to provide a first laser beam having a first wavelength and a second laser beam having a second wavelength different from the first wavelength, with the pulse width of the first laser beam being in the range from a nanosecond to a femtosecond; an optical focusing assembly used to focus the first laser beam and the second laser beam to the same focal point; and a micro mobile platform (21) controlled by a computer. Also disclosed are a method for micro/nano-processing photosensitive materials with a laser and a method for fabricating a device with a micro/nano structure using laser two-photon direct writing technology.
Technical Institute Of Physics And Chemistry Of The Chinese Academy Of Sciences


03/31/16
20160094306 

Optical transmission apparatus and optical transmission control method


An optical transmission apparatus includes: a variable optical attenuation section configured to independently adjust, for each wavelength, attenuation of light of a plurality of wavelengths and adjust output optical power of wavelength multiplexed light that is output to an optical transmission line by adjustment of the attenuation; and a control section configured to stop, in accordance with control in which a wavelength included in the wavelength multiplexed light in a first wavelength band is wavelength-shifted to a second wavelength band that is different from the first wavelength band, adjustment of attenuation performed on the first wavelength band by the variable optical attenuation section.. .
Fujitsu Limited


03/31/16
20160093777 

Light emitting device and manufacturing the same


The light emitting device includes a light emitting element, a wavelength converter, and a light guider. The light emitting element has an element upper surface, an element lower surface, and an element side surface.
Nichia Corporation


03/31/16
20160091707 

Microscope system for surgery


From a first image indicating an intensity distribution of radiation from a subject 5 in a first wavelength region and a second image indicating an intensity distribution of radiation from the subject in a second wavelength region, a surgical microscope system 1 obtains image data of a third image indicating a position of a target substance. Output data obtained by superposing the image data of the third image onto form image data further includes information indicating the target substance in addition to the image indicating the surface form of the subject 5.
Kyoto University


03/31/16
20160091641 

Color filter and display panel using same


A color filter of display panel for converting dual band white backlight to light with three-primary colors. The color filter includes a plurality of first filtering parts, a plurality of second filtering parts, and a plurality of quantum dot blocks.
Ye Xin Technology Consulting Co., Ltd.


03/31/16
20160091429 

System and stimulated raman spectroscopy


Disclosed herein is a system (10) for measuring light induced transmission or reflection changes, in particular due to stimulated raman emission. The system comprises a first light source (12) for generating a first light signal having a first wavelength, a second light source (14) for generating a second light signal having a second wavelength, an optical assembly (16) for superposing said first and second light signals at a sample location (18), and a detection means (24) for detecting a transmitted or reflected light signal, in particular a stimulated raman signal caused by a raman-active medium when located at said sample location.
Ludwig-maximilians-universitÄt MÜnchen


03/31/16
20160091172 

Light-emitting module


A light-emitting module has better white light color rendering index to provide white rendering effect in accordance with the requirements of various application sites. The light-emitting module includes a (circuit) substrate board and at least one ultraviolet ray emitter and at least one blue light emitter disposed on the substrate board.
Edison Opto Corporation


03/24/16
20160088291 

Monochrome stereoscopic projection display system on semitransparent plate


The field of the invention is that of viewing systems comprising means for generating stereoscopic images, a viewing device comprising a projector and a semitransparent screen and a pair of stereoscopic glasses. The projector according to the invention comprises means arranged so as to project alternatively a first image emitted at a first wavelength and a second image emitted at a second wavelength different from the first wavelength.
Thales


03/24/16
20160088274 

Projector


A projector has a light source, image forming units, a projection lens, a first optical system and a second optical system. The image forming units form image light by adjusting, on a per-pixel basis, the intensity of light emitted by the light source.
Nec Display Solutions, Ltd.


03/24/16
20160085029 

Optical waveguide lens and optical coupling module incorporating the same


An optical waveguide lens includes a substrate, and a planar waveguide and a media grating formed on the substrate in sequence. The media grating includes a first group of gratings located adjacent to the light source and a second group of gratings away from the light source.
Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., Ltd.


03/24/16
20160085025 

Waveguide arrangements based on adiabatic elimination


This disclosure provides systems, methods, and apparatus related to nanophotonics. In one aspect, an arrangement of waveguides includes a substrate and three waveguides.
The Regents Of The University Of California


03/24/16
20160084642 

Determining a virtual representation of an environment by projecting texture patterns


Example methods and systems for determining 3d scene geometry by projecting patterns of light onto a scene are provided. In an example method, a first projector may project a first random texture pattern having a first wavelength and a second projector may project a second random texture pattern having a second wavelength.
Industrial Perception, Inc.


03/24/16
20160083949 

Water - saving toilet


In a toilet comprising a toilet bowl, the water-saving system comprises a first emitter for emitting a first beam having a first wavelength comprised between 300 and 495 nm. A second emitter for emitting a second beam has a second wavelength comprised between 590 and 900 nm, at least one detector for receiving the first and second beams.
Siamp Cedap


03/17/16
20160080625 

Substance detection device


A substance detection device includes an illuminator that illuminates a monitoring range with light at a first wavelength and light at a second wavelength at different timings, an image capturer that obtains a first actual image by capturing an image of the monitoring range which is illuminated by the light at the first wavelength and obtains a second actual image by capturing an image of the monitoring range which is illuminated by the light at the second wavelength, and an image processor that acquires a difference in lightness of corresponding pixels between the first actual image and the second actual image that are obtained by the image capturer, compares the acquired difference in lightness of the corresponding pixels with a reference value, and detects a specific substance that is present in the monitoring range based on a result of the comparison.. .
Panasonic Intellectual Property Management Co., Ltd.


03/17/16
20160080088 

Isolation of rf signals using optical single side band modulation combined with optical filtering


A method and apparatus for isolating an rf signal are provided. A first rf signal is received and passed to an input of a 90 degree hybrid.
Government Of The United States, As Represented By The Secretary Of The Air Force


03/17/16
20160079732 

Method for controlling wavelength-tunable laser


The method for controlling a wavelength-tunable laser comprises a first step of acquiring a driving condition of the wavelength-tunable laser for laser oscillation at a first wavelength, and a second step of calculating according to the driving condition of the first wavelength and a wavelength difference between the first wavelength and a second wavelength different from the first wavelength a control value or target value of a wavelength characteristic of the second wavelength in the wavelength detection unit, so as to calculate a driving condition for driving the wavelength-tunable laser, the second step including a step of selecting according to the wavelength difference one of etalon slopes having respective gradients identical and opposite to a gradient of an etalon slope used for controlling the first wavelength.. .
Sumitomo Electric Device Innovations, Inc.


03/17/16
20160079490 

Light emitting device comprising wavelength converter


A light source (104) arranged on a substrate (100) and having a light exit surface, a wavelength converter (106) configured to convert light from a first wavelength to a second wavelength, the wavelength converter (106) having a light exit surface (110) and a light entrance surface (114) and an optical coupling element (112), arranged between and in contact with the light exit surface of the light source (104) and the light entrance surface (114) of the wavelength converter (106), and configured to couple light from the light source (104) to the wavelength converter (106), wherein at least a major portion of the surface of the wavelength converter (106), other than the light exit surface (110) and the light entrance surface (114), has a surface roughness, ra, less than 100 nm.. .
Koninklijke Philips N.v.


03/17/16
20160077281 

Variable optical attenuator with wavelength-dependent loss compensation


A variable optical attenuator with wavelength-dependent loss compensation is provided, including: an optical fiber pigtail comprising at least a first waveguide and a second waveguide; a lens being disposed between the optical fiber pigtail and a reflector for focusing an emitted light from the first waveguide and returning a reflected light from the reflector to the second waveguide of the optical fiber pigtail; and the reflector being disposed at the focus of the lens to reflect the emitted light from the first waveguide passing the lens, and the reflected light passing through the lens to return to the second waveguide, the reflector having an initial position with a normal forming a pre-tilt angle with the axis of lens in the incident plane defined by the two axes, and the reflector tilting towards a larger tilt angle when an attenuation value increasing.. .
Browave Corporation


03/17/16
20160077067 

Multi-measurement flow cell assembly for liquid chromatography


A detector for detecting constituents of a liquid for use in liquid chromatography is disclosed. The detector includes a first optical flow cell body and a second optical flow cell body, each having a channel therethrough that allows passage of a liquid from an inlet port to an outlet port.
Practichem Llc


03/17/16
20160076891 

System and reducing coherent backscatter in a stitched waveguide integrated optic circuit


An integrated optical circuit comprises a first waveguide section of a first material having a first index of refraction, a second waveguide section diffused with a second material, different from the first material, the second waveguide section having a second index of refraction; and a third waveguide section of the first material. A portion of the first waveguide section at a first interface is angled at a first angle and a portion of the second waveguide section is angled at the first angle.
Honeywell International Inc.


03/17/16
20160076735 

High brightness solid state illumination system for fluorescence imaging and analysis


An illumination system includes a phosphor to emit light in a wavelength band Δλphosphor, a second light source to emit light at a second wavelength λ2 within an absorption band of the phosphor, a third light source to emit light at a third wavelength λ3 and a fourth light source to emit light at a fourth wavelength λ4. A controller drives the second, third and fourth light sources.
Excelitas Canada, Inc.


03/17/16
20160076713 

Illumination device


An illumination device includes a solid light-emitting element and a wavelength converting unit configured to convert a wavelength of light emitted from the solid light-emitting element. The wavelength converting unit includes a first member spaced apart from the solid light-emitting element and installed so as to surround the solid light-emitting element, and a second member installed so as to cut off a part of a light path extending from the solid light-emitting element to the first member.
Panasonic Intellectual Property Management Co., Ltd.


03/17/16
20160076711 

Solid state lighting device


An ssl lighting device (1) comprising a housing (2), which has a reflective inner surface (3), and an elongated light guide (6) which includes a wavelength converting material (10) for converting light in a first wavelength range to light in a second wavelength range. The elongated light guide (6) comprises two ends (7a, 7b), a portion for receiving light (18) and a portion for emitting light (19).
Koninklijke Philips N.v.


03/17/16
20160073876 

Scanning laser ophthalmoscope


A scanning laser ophthalmoscope includes: an irradiation optical system including a laser light source and an optical scanner; a light receiving optical system including first to third photo detectors; and a processor. The light receiving optical system includes a wavelength separator causing the light of a first wavelength range to be received by the first photo detector, the light of a second wavelength range to be received by the second photo detector, and the light of a third wavelength range to be received by the third photo detector.
Nidek Co., Ltd.


03/10/16
20160071255 

Methods for measuring overlays


A method for measuring overlay includes receiving a first image of a first overlay mark captured using light having a first wavelength. The method includes receiving a second image of a second overlay mark captured using light having a second wavelength different from the first wavelength.
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.


03/10/16
20160070063 

Optical coupling device, photoelectric conversion device and optical communication device


An optical communication device includes two photoelectric conversion devices, and an optical fiber connection between the photoelectric conversion devices. The photoelectric conversion devices include an optical coupling device, a light emitting device, and an optical receiver.
Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., Ltd.


03/10/16
20160069538 

Wavelength-converting device and illumination system using same


A wavelength-converting device used for converting first waveband light includes a transmissive substrate, a phosphor layer and an optical layer. The transmissive substrate has a refraction coefficient ns, the refraction coefficient ns is greater than an environmental refraction coefficient namb.
Delta Electronics, Inc.


03/10/16
20160069535 

Wavelength-converting device and illumination system using same


A wavelength-converting device includes a first substrate, a second substrate and a first wavelength-converting material. The first substrate has a first region and a first engagement portion.
Delta Electronics, Inc.


03/10/16
20160067921 

Three dimensional printing adhesion reduction using photoinhibition


Methods, systems, and apparatus, including medium-encoded computer program products, for three dimensional print adhesion reduction using photoinhibition include, in one aspect, a method including: moving a build plate in a vat of liquid including a photoactive resin; creating a photoinhibition layer within the liquid directly adjacent a window of the vat by directing a first light through the window into the liquid, the first light having a first wavelength selected to produce photoinhibition; and creating a solid structure on the build plate from the photoactive resin within a photoinitiation layer of the liquid by directing a second light through the window into the liquid, where the photoinitiation layer resides between the photoinhibition layer and the build plate, and the second light has a second wavelength different than the first wavelength.. .
Autodesk, Inc.


03/10/16
20160067808 

System and oscillating waveforms to reduce magnetic arc blow


The invention described herein generally pertains to a system and method related to reducing magnetic arc blow by adjusting a current welding waveform that is used to create an arc between a workpiece and an electrode. The invention can provide a welder system that includes a component that detects an amount of magnetic field related to arc blow, wherein a controller can adjust the current welding waveform to reduce the amount of magnetic field related to arc blow.
Lincoln Global, Inc.


03/10/16
20160066994 

Non-invasive slimming a human body using two wavelngths of laser energy concurrently


A noninvasive method of slimming a patient's body by concurrently applying laser energy of two different wavelengths to the patient. In the preferred embodiment, the laser treatment uses one wavelength of about 635 nm and another wavelength of about 532 nm.
Erchonia Corporation


03/03/16
20160065310 

Optical communication apparatus and controlling optical modulator


An optical communication apparatus includes an optical modulator having a mach-zehnder interferometer with a pair of waveguides and configured to modulate a phase of light emitted from a light source, a first controller configured to control a first substrate bias voltage or an amplitude of a first drive signal applied to a first waveguide of the waveguide pair of the optical modulator based upon an output of the optical modulator or a wavelength of the light source; and a second controller configured to control a second substrate bias voltage or an amplitude of a second drive signal applied to a second waveguide of the waveguide pair of the optical modulator independently from the first controller, based upon the output of the optical modulator or the wavelength of the light source.. .
Fujitsu Optical Components Limited




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