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Reconfigurable diffractive optical switch
Optical switch based on a micro-mirror device such as a DMD for simultaneous switching light from N inputs to M outputs with switching times of about 10...
Grating-coupler assembly with small mode-field diameter for
A grating-coupler assembly with a small mode-field diameter for photonic-integrated-circuit systems is disclosed. The assembly includes a silicon waveguide...
Optical touch sensing apparatus and method using distributed band pass
The present disclosure relates to optical touch sensing technology. Provided is an apparatus comprising an emitting optical waveguide comprising input and...
High power misalignment-tolerant fiber assembly
Fiber burning and/or overheating of the fiber feedthrough in high-power laser modules, which may cause catastrophic and/or collateral damage, may be addressed...
An optical probe has an optical fiber, a deflecting element, and a protective tube. The optical fiber includes a glass filament having a first diameter for...
Systems and methods for photonic polarization rotators
A waveguide polarization rotator includes a substrate having a surface and a waveguide coupled to the surface of the substrate and operable to support a light...
Stripping apparatus and methods for optical fibers
Apparatus and methods for stripping tight-buffered optical fibers are disclosed. The apparatus is configured to perform one or more of the functions of...
Dust proofing shutter built-in adapter of LC type optical connector
The invention can prevent a leading end of a ferrule including a core portion from being damaged in an erroneous insertion. A shutter plate is provided with a...
A beam combiner is disclosed that comprises a planar lightwave circuit that is based on undoped silicon nitride-based surface waveguides, wherein the planar...
Image pickup apparatus
An image pickup apparatus includes an imaging optical system; an image pickup device; and an optical fiber bundle constituted by plural optical fibers...
Backlight unit and display apparatus
Provided is a backlight unit, which includes at least one supporter, at least one light guide panel, and at least one light emitting module. The supporter...
Light guide plate and illumination apparatus
A light guide plate includes an extracting light guide layer having a pair of main surfaces. The extracting light guide layer includes a base portion having a...
Bottom chassis, method of manufacturing the same, and display apparatus
including the same
A bottom chassis includes a base chassis which accommodates a light source part emitting a light, a reflective film disposed on a bottom plate of the base...
Thin type display module
A display module including a backlight module and a display panel is provided. The backlight module includes a light guide plate and a light source module. The...
A projection system includes at least one projector and a holographic projection film. The projector projects a first image to a projection surface. The...
Inorganic polarizing plate containing FeSi fine particles having 1 to 33
To provide an inorganic polarizing plate which, when used in structures having different used wavelength bands, can reduce reflectance by using a common...
Thin polarizing film, optical laminate with thin polarizing film, and
production method for thin polarizing film
The present invention provides a thin polarizing film which has only a small environmental load and has excellent optical characteristics. The thin polarizing...
Polarizing plate and image display device
A polarizing plate includes an outer protective film and a polarizer. The sum S of the product of the modulus of elasticity and the cube of the thickness in...
Retardation film web, circularly polarizing plate and organic EL panel
The present invention provides a retardation film web having sufficient reversed wavelength dispersion characteristics and favorable for film lamination...
Photochromic coating process
The present invention provides a method for manufacturing a photochromic article having a photochromic compound containing layer. The method includes the step...
Electromagnetic energy-absorbing optical product and method for making
An electromagnetic energy-absorbing optical product useful particularly for automotive and architectural window films is disclosed. The electromagnetic...
Color filter substrate, manufacturing method thereof and display device
A color filter substrate, a manufacturing method thereof and a display device are provided. The color filter substrate includes: a transparent base (1); a color...
A retroreflector device is described, which includes a lens component operable for focusing radiation, which is incident thereto at an angle of incidence. The...
Light-diffusing member having polarizing plate, production method for
light-diffusing member having polarizing...
Provided is a display device including a light-diffusing member that includes a substrate, a plurality of light-shielding layers, and a light-diffusing section,...
Fresnel lens and pyroelectricity sensor module including the same
A Fresnel lens and a pyroelectricity sensor module are provided. The Fresnel lens includes unit lens groups having different refractive indexes, and each of the...
Polymerizable amido-containing organosilicon compounds, silicon-containing
polymers and biomedical devices...
There is provided a fast curing composition comprising an alpha, beta-unsaturated amido-containing organosilicon compound, useful in making water absorbing...
Photonic structures from self assembly of brush block copolymers and
The invention provides a class of block copolymers having a plurality of chemically different blocks, at least a portion of which incorporating polymer side...
Inverse opal structures and methods for their preparation and use
Light-reflective structures comprising a binding material configured as an inverse opal having reflections of at least two wavelengths and methods of producing...
Road surface reflectivity detection by lidar sensor
A method of determining a surface condition of a road of travel. A light beam directed at a surface in the road of travel is transmitted utilizing a lidar...
System and method for tornado prediction and detection
The presently disclosed inventive concepts are directed, in at least one non-limiting embodiment, to a computer system and method for issuing a ...
Device for detecting the position of watch hands
Device for detecting the position of at least a first and a second hand of an electromechanical watch, said first and second hands moving above a dial, the...
Laser spectroscopy for downhole sensing of gases and fluids
A method for spectroscopic analysis of a fluid using electromagnetic radiation from lasers is provided. In one embodiment, the method includes sampling...
Stationary CT apparatus
A stationary CT apparatus and a method of controlling the same. The stationary CT apparatus includes: a scanning passage; a stationary carbon nanotube X-ray...
Body scanner with improved x-ray transmission imaging
The inventive body scanner is used to screen persons entering a security controlled area for the presence of security threats hidden under the clothing, such as...
Gantry configuration for combined mobile radiation inspection system
The present invention discloses a gantry configuration for a combined mobile radiation inspection system comprising a first arm frame, a second arm frame and a...
Method and apparatus for locating non-visible objects
Non-visible objects which differ in their physical properties from their surroundings by association with a variable strength magnetic field may be detected by...
Method for determining the position of a mobile unit and installation for
executing a method
A method for determining the position of a mobile unit which has a first coil, the mobile unit being disposed in a manner allowing movement relative to a...
Mobile terminal device for positioning system based on magnetic field map
and method thereof
A mobile terminal device for a positioning system based on a magnetic field map and a method thereof, are provided. The mobile terminal includes a memory...
Methods and systems for streamer anti-twist
Disclosed are methods and systems for enabling anti-twist functionality in marine geophysical streamers. An embodiment discloses a method comprising: towing a...
Systems and methods for high-resolution imaging using separated wavefields
This disclosure presents computational systems and methods for obtaining high-resolution, three-dimensional seismic images of a region of a subterranean...
Joint inversion with unknown lithology
Method for joint inversion of geophysical data to obtain 3-D models of geological parameters for subsurface regions of unknown lithology. Two or more data sets...
Methods and computing systems for processing data
Computing systems and methods for processing collected data are disclosed. In one embodiment, a method for iteratively separating a simultaneous-source dataset...
Sensor structure and yaw rate sensor
A sensor structure includes a substrate having a main extension plane, a first seismic mass and a second seismic mass, the first and the second seismic masses...
System and method for investigating sub-surface features of a rock
formation using compressional acoustic sources
A system and method for investigating rock formations outside a borehole are provided. The method includes generating a first compressional acoustic wave at a...
Optimizing a seismic survey for source separation
A technique includes determining at least one parameter that characterizes a seismic survey in which multiple interfering seismic sources are fired and seismic...
Radiation control apparatus and method for acquiring correction data for
an imaging device
A radiation control apparatus includes a determination unit configured to determine dose values of exposures to a radiation detector for acquiring correction...
Portable radiation image capturing apparatus and radiation image capturing
A portable radiation image capturing apparatus is described. In the portable radiation image capturing apparatus multiple image capturing elements are...
System and method for correcting attenuation in hybrid medical imaging
A hybrid medical imaging system comprises a nuclear medicine imaging subsystem for capturing an image of a target region of a subject, a magnetic resonance...
Delayed-based geographic position data generation system, device, and
Present novel and non-trivial system, device, and method for generating geographic position are disclosed. A processor receives navigation data representative...
Scalable multi-source GPS signal distribution network
A method for selecting a global positioning receiver includes receiving global positioning system signals from global positioning system receivers. The global...