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Light-guide solar panel and method of fabrication thereof
The present invention is that of a solar energy system that uses a light-guide solar panel (LGSP) to trap light inside a dielectric or other transparent panel...
Light-diffusing safety cap
A light-diffusing safety cap for use with a light cable that couples an endoscope to a high intensity light source. The light-diffusing safety cap can be...
Fiber optic patch kit and method for using same
The present method and kit provide for effective and efficient patching of fiber optic cables. The kit comprises mechanical fiber optic splicers, a fiber optic...
Photonic crystal fibers and medical systems including photonic crystal
In general, in one aspect, the disclosure features a system that includes a flexible waveguide having a hollow core extending along a waveguide axis and a...
Method of manufacturing an optical composite
Embodiments of this invention include composite articles having specific optical properties. In one embodiment of this invention, a composite comprises high and...
Optical fiber cable and method for modifying the same
Disclosed is an optical fiber cable that includes a main tube. A guide tube, which includes at least one optical element, is positioned within the main tube's...
Means of coupling light into optical fibers and methods of manufacturing a
The invention relates to a pump coupler (2) and a manufacturing method. The pump coupler (2) comprises a least one signal fiber (50) for outputting optical...
Optical package with multi-component mounting frame
An optical package is provided comprising a laser diode, coupling optics, a wavelength conversion device, and a multi-component mounting frame. The coupling...
Memristive array with waveguide
A device includes one or more waveguides and a memristive array adjacent to the waveguide(s). The memristive array is programmable to form a pattern that...
Blind-mate optical connector for server remote memory application
Blind-made optical connectors may not be robust and tend to be very sensitive to dust. Accordingly, a floating barrel blind mate optical connector is described...
Optical module mounted with WDM filter
A filter element includes a first glass substrate having a pair of parallel surfaces and a band pass filter arranged on one of the parallel surfaces, a pair of...
Printed circuit board
A printed circuit board including a first optical waveguide having a circuit pattern and a pad buried in one side thereof, a first insulation layer stacked over...
Circuit architecture for electro-optic modulation based on free carrier
dispersion effect and the waveguide...
New circuit architecture for electro-optic modulator based on free-carrier dispersion effect is invented, in which the waveguide capacitor of the modulator is...
Optical waveguide substrate and substrate mounting photoelectric hybrid
There are provided a substrate mounted with a photoelectric hybrid circuit having an optical path conversion mirror structure and optical waveguide wiring by...
A sensing device is disclosed. The sensing device interacts with a surface having coded data thereon. The coded data is made up from tags. Each tag encodes a...
Method and devices are provided for processing an image in which a row of pixels with associated light intensity values successively alternates with a row of...
Increasing image resolution method employing known background and specimen
A method for using an image sensor includes steps that permit the calculation of a resolution of the image that is greater than the designed resolution of the...
Variable skew correction system and method
A variable skew correction system comprises a de-skew application executable to transform scanned image data of a document exhibiting a variable skew condition...
Radial adaptive filter for metal artifact correction
A diagnostic imaging system (10) corrects metal artifact streaks (38) emanating from a metal object (36) in a tomographic image (T). A first processor (40)...
Apparatus, method and system for screening receptacles and persons, having
image distortion correction...
A method and an apparatus suitable for screening a receptacle are provided. An image signal conveying an input image related to contents of the receptacle is...
Image processing apparatus, control method therefor, and program
An image processing apparatus corrects a shot image which is captured by an image capturing apparatus including an image sensor having a plurality of pixels...
Methods, systems and apparatuses for modeling optical images
Methods, systems and apparatuses for modeling high resolution images which significantly shortens computation time and reduces image artifacts, as compared to...
Methods, systems and apparatuses for imager row-wise noise correction
Methods, systems and apparatuses that provide improved row-wise digital correction in an imager. During image processing, row-wise noise is corrected by...
Adaptive compression of multi-level images
The invention facilitates adaptive compression of multi-level images, such as captured digital images of a whiteboard, etc., encoding a bitstream comprising a...
Image encoding device, image decoding device, image encoding method and
image decoding method
An encoding device includes a color component separating unit for separating an input bit stream for the respective color components, a block dividing unit for...
Discardable lower layer adaptations in scalable video coding
A system and method for improving both coding efficiency and decoding accuracy in scalable video coding involving discardable lower layer adaptations, where...
Light compression for color images using error diffusion
A light compression method that error diffuses image data provided with luminance and chrominance channels. During error diffusion, a higher number of bits are...
Apparatus and method for image-classifying, and recording medium storing
computer-readable program for the same
An image information-inputting unit inputs image information including position information indicating a position where an image was captured. A reference...
Method and apparatus for dynamic connector analysis
A method (1100) of creating an editable document is disclosed. The method analyses a bitmap image to detect at least one bit map representation of a graphical...
Image similarity calculation system, image search system, image similarity
calculation method, and image...
There is provided an image similarity calculation system which yields a large value for image similarity between an edited image and an original image. A local...
Method and apparatus for determining whether image characters or graphics
An image processing apparatus and method for capturing an image including characters or graphics, determines whether or not the characters or graphics included...
Modeling micro-structure for feature extraction
Exemplary systems and methods use micro-structure modeling of an image for extracting image features. The micro-structure in an image is modeled as a Markov...
Reducing compression artifacts in multi-layer images
Disclosed are embodiments of systems, devices, and methods to reduce compression artifacts in multi-layer images. Pixel dilation operations, such as...
Stereo image segmentation
Real-time segmentation of foreground from background layers in binocular video sequences may be provided by a segmentation process which may be based on one or...
Color adjustment apparatus and computer-readable medium
A color adjustment apparatus includes a subspace setting unit, a non-adjustment region setting unit and a color adjustment unit. The subspace setting unit sets...
System and process for color-balancing a series of oblique images
An automated process for color-balancing a series of oblique images captured from one or more positions and from one or more orientations. The automated process...
Methods and systems for dynamic color equalization
Disclosed herein are methods and systems for dynamic color equalization that can be used for image viewer applications. The methods and systems described...
Segmenting digital image and producing compact representation
A method (100), an apparatus, and a computer program product for automatically producing a compact representation of a colour document are disclosed. In the...
Method for training of supervised prototype neural gas networks and their
use in mass spectrometry
A Neural Gas network used for pattern recognition, sequence and image processing is extended to a supervised classifier with labeled prototypes by extending a...
Method and apparatus for high resolution 3D imaging as a function of
camera position, camera trajectory and range
A system and method for imaging a three-dimensional scene having one or more objects. The system includes a light source, a detector array, a timing circuit, an...
Data processing system utilizing topological methods to manipulate and
categorize n-dimensional datasets
Methods are constructed for defining equivalence relations on embedded manifolds. A continuous path in the space of equivalence relations that spans from...
Augmented reality game system using identification information to display
a virtual object in association with...
An image processing technology for displaying a real object and a virtual object associated with each other is provided. An image analysis apparatus according...
Method and apparatus for detecting positions of electrode pads
A method for detecting positions of a plurality of electrode pads of semiconductor chips formed on a semiconductor wafer includes: setting an imaging target...
Pattern matching apparatus and semiconductor inspection system using the
Solving means is configured of a signal input interface, a data calculation unit, and a signal output interface. The signal input interface allows image data...
Defect classifier using classification recipe based on connection between
rule-based and example-based classifiers
In apparatuses for automatically acquiring and also for automatically classifying images of defects present on a sample such as a semiconductor wafer, a...
Method of analyzing effective polishing frequency and number of polishing
times on polishing pads having...
A method for analyzing the effectiveness of polishing frequency and the number of polishing times on the polishing pads having different patterns and profiles...
Element splitting method, element splitting arithmetic device and damage
extension analysis device
An element splitting method to be applied to a finite element analysis. The method includes: splitting the object region by a Delaunay triangulation by using...
Method to enhance X-ray and optical images and locate nano-scale cracks in
electric devices and components
The present invention provides an image enhancer that can be applied to various materials during quality testing. The image enhancer is adapted to infiltrate...
System for detecting infectious agents using computer-controlled automated
A method for recognizing an object in an image is disclosed wherein a fractal map of the image is generated by estimating the fractal dimension of each pixel in...
Image processing apparatus, image processing method, and computer program
An image processing apparatus is provided. The apparatus includes a setting unit configured to set a radiation exposure condition; a radiation generation unit...