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Fiber optic connector cover and fiber optic assembly including same
A fiber optic assembly includes a connector and a cover received over an end face of the connector. The connector includes a ferrule through which an optical...
Optical fiber mount
The present invention relates generally to a mount for securely holding an optical fiber in place, for example, on an optical bench or a translation stage. In...
Scalable and modular automated fiber optic cross-connect systems
This invention discloses patch-panel systems for organized configuration management of large numbers of fiber optic interconnection strands, wherein each strand...
N x M monolithic switch for an optical network and method of operation
An N.times.M monolithic switch and a method of operating the switch. In one embodiment, the switch includes: (1) a monolithic refractive element, (2) N...
Polarization-independent grating coupler for silicon on insulator
A grating structure has a plurality of gratings. In one example, one or more of the gratings are configured: to be non-uniformly spaced with respect to one or...
Multi-axis graded-index photonic coupling
An optical coupling may involve orienting a waveguide and a lens such that light rays are focused on a surface. The lens may involve the use of a material...
Broadband 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...
Contact focusing hollow-core fiber microprobes
A focusing microprobe system, comprising: one of a single-mode laser radiation source and a few-mode laser radiation source; a coupler coupled to the laser...
Device for emitting and guiding an infrared radiation
Device for emitting and guiding an infrared radiation comprising a waveguide (1) and means (5) for emitting an infrared radiation (R), characterized in that...
Optical fiber connector, optical fiber connector assembling method,
optical fiber connector assembling tool,...
An optical fiber connector of the present invention includes: a ferrule; an inserted optical fiber of which one end portion is fixed to the ferrule and of which...
Photonic lantern spatial multiplexers with mode selectivity
A photonic lantern spatial multiplexer that provides mode selectivity includes a multimode optical waveguide and a plurality of single mode optical waveguides....
Optical waveguide and manufacturing method of optical waveguide
An optical waveguide of the present invention is an optical waveguide having a first rib and a second rib being provided on a slab layer along one direction...
Polarization reducing apparatus, light source apparatus, optical
amplifying apparatus, and excitation light...
A polarization reducing apparatus includes a separating unit configured to separate input light into components having polarization directions orthogonal to...
Provided herein is an optical module including an optical bench having a first step with a first depth and a second step with a second depth that is smaller...
Multimode optical fiber and methods of use and design thereof
The present invention relates generally to multimode optical fibers (MMFs) and methods for optimizing said MMFs for transmission for at least two optical...
Optical-fiber preform and method for manufacturing optical-fiber preform
An optical fiber preform which can be drawn into a low attenuation optical fiber is provided with a core portion and a cladding portion surrounding the core...
Backlight module and liquid crystal display device
A backlight module is disclosed. The backlight module includes a light guide plate, a light source, a back plate, and a positioning component for maintaining a...
A display apparatus is disclosed. The display apparatus includes a transmissive image panel configured to display a multi-view image, and a first transmissive...
Reflection type display module and electronic device using the same
An electronic device includes a housing and a display module received in the housing. The display module includes a display panel, a touch panel positioned on...
Light collimator and lighting unit comprising such light collimator
The invention provides a light collimator (1) comprising (a) an elongated light waveguide (100) having a waveguide longitudinal axis (101), a waveguide length...
Backlight systems including a core layer, configured to be flexible, and at least one light source are described. The core layer contains at least one...
Light source module and backlight unit having the same
A light source module includes a circuit board, board pads disposed on the circuit board, and a light emitting diode chip disposed on the board pads. The light...
The invention relates to an illumination module (1) comprising a plurality of light sources (2) distributed over a light guiding plate (3) accommodating said...
Backlight unit and liquid crystal display device having the same
Disclosed herein is a backlight unit in which a viewing angle of a liquid crystal display device may be easily enlarged or changed. The backlight unit includes...
Optical waveguide assembly and light engine including same
An optical waveguide assembly includes a plurality of separate body sections each having a coupling cavity for receiving an LED element and a light extraction...
Light guide plate
A large-sized thin light guide plate has a first layer on a light exit surface side and a second layer on a rear surface side containing scattering particles at...
Method and system of illuminating poured surfaces
A method of illuminating poured surfaces is provided. The method embeds fiber optic strands into poured surfaces during the formation thereof. Each fiber optic...
Light mixing lenses and systems
Lighting modules and lighting systems containing one or more lighting modules, and associated methods, are provided that receive light from one or more light...
Polarizing plate, display device including the polarizing plate, and
method of manufacturing the polarizing plate
A polarizing plate includes a base film and a polarizer. The polarizer includes a dichroic dye formed on the base film, oriented perpendicular to a plane of the...
Method of manufacturing polarizing plate
The present invention provides a method of manufacturing a polarizing plate having sufficient heat resistance, without deteriorating the dye-affinity and the...
Method for manufacturing conductive member, conductive member, and touch
panel using same
A method for manufacturing of a conductive member include forming one of a conductive layer including metal nanowires or a light-scattering layer including...
System to allocate luminance
A device comprising a light source such as an LED or fluorescent lamp, having disposed near the light source a panel or lens effectuated with a diffusion...
Lens system for redirecting light rays within a field of view toward a
A system for displaying an anamorphic image on a viewing surface comprises a screen having a viewing surface and an image source configured to display the...
Lenticular lens sheet, display apparatus and electronic equipment
Provided are a lenticular lens sheet capable of simultaneously achieving an improvement in visibility due to improving bonding accuracy, and low cost due to...
Pigmented polymerizable compositions and optical articles prepared
Provided is a polymerizable composition including: (a) a polymerizable component; and (b) a pigment component the pigment component includes: (i) an ionic or...
A display apparatus including a display unit including at least one pixel area and a non-pixel area, the non-pixel area dividing the at least one pixel area;...
A security device is disclosed having a region of piezochromic material and an integrated relief structure. The security device is arranged such that when a...
Computer-implemented system and method for correlating satellite imagery
for use in photovoltaic fleet output...
The calculation of the variance of a correlation coefficient matrix for a photovoltaic fleet can be completed in linear space as a function of decreasing...
Real-time adaptive weather surveillance system and method
A weather surveillance system includes a data ingest module for receiving weather forecasts of a region, and multiple cameras for viewing targets of interest...
Method of estimating rock mechanical properties
A method of estimating at least one mechanical property value of a rock formation in the geologic past. In one embodiment, a correlation model is generated...
Extendable wireless soil measurement apparatus
A two-tier wireless soil measurement apparatus is disclosed, including a top head and a plurality of sensors, wherein the top head being placed on or above the...
Wireless radiation sensor
Disclosed is a sensor for detecting radiation. The sensor includes a ferromagnetic metal and a radiation sensitive material coupled to the ferromagnetic metal....
3D borehole imager
Logging tools and methods for obtaining a three-dimensional (3D) image of the region around a borehole. In at least some embodiments, a 3D imaging tool rotates,...
Ground-tracking systems and apparatus
A ground tracking system including a ground follower assembly for use with a locator or other device for determining position, motion, and/or orientation...
Sondes and methods for use with buried line locator systems
Sondes and sonde arrays for use with portable buried object locating systems are disclosed.
Measurement while drilling spontaneous potential indicator using
A drilling system, method and drilling apparatus for determining a parameter of a formation at a downhole location is disclosed. A member having a longitudinal...
Testers for acoustic sensors
Various embodiments include apparatus and methods to test an acoustic sensor. Apparatus and methods can include collecting an acoustic wave from a transmitter...
Method and device for managing the acoustic performances of a network of
acoustic nodes arranged along towed...
A method and apparatus are provided for managing the acoustic performances of a network of acoustic nodes arranged along towed acoustic linear antennas. The...
Method and system for determining source signatures after source ghost
Seismic data are acquired using a seismic source comprising a plurality of seismic sub-sources disposed in a body of water at a plurality of depths and...
Method for manufacturing a streamer cable
A method for manufacturing a streamer cable includes connecting seismic devices using slacked wire and disposing a polymer body having a channel defined therein...