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9040917 Efficient data extraction method for high-temporal-and-spatial-resolution near infrared spectroscopy system  
An efficient method for the extraction of hemodynamic responses in Near-Infrared Spectroscopy (NIRS) systems is proposed to increase the spatial and temporal resolution without hardware overhead....
8946639 Compensated optical detection apparatus, systems, and methods  
In some embodiments, apparatus and systems, as well as methods, may operate to receive radiation at an active detector of a pair of radiation detectors to provide a first signal proportional to an...
8895928 Compensated optical detection apparatus, systems, and methods  
In some embodiments, apparatus and systems, as well as methods, may operate to receive radiation at an active detector of a pair of radiation detectors to provide a first signal proportional to an...
8847162 Infrared detector comprising a package integrating at least one diffraction grating  
The infrared detector includes a sensitive retina capable of detecting a radiation in the wavelength range between 8 and 14 micrometers; and a package containing the sensitive retina and including...
8809787 Gunshot detection system and method  
A device and a method for use in detection of a muzzle flash event is described. The device can include a Photo Detector Array (PDA), sensitive in at least a portion of the NIR and SWIR spectrum,...
8804101 Personal LADAR sensor  
A lightweight, low volume, inexpensive LADAR sensor incorporating 3-D focal plane arrays is adapted specifically for personal electronic appliances. The present invention generates, at high speed,...
8759776 Teramos-terahertz thermal sensor and focal plane array  
A TeraMOS sensor based on a CMOS-SOI-MEMS transistor, thermally isolated by the MEMS post-processing, designed specifically for the detection of THz radiation which may be directly integrated with...
8749636 Passive multi-band aperture filters and cameras therefrom  
A multi-band aperture filter for optically coupling to a focal plane array (FPA) of a camera includes a substrate, and a first spectral coating on a first surface of the substrate that passes both...
8664602 Wafer-level intrapixel getter reflector whole die encapsulation device and method  
An apparatus and method for a wafer level vacuum package uncooled microbolometer focal plane array (FPA) on a wafer level substrate with a thin film getter-reflector (G-R). The G-R removes gas...
8637823 Infrared light detector and production thereof  
An infrared light detector has a first substrate having a sensor chip thereon that has an exposure surface that can be irradiated with infrared light, the sensor chip converting the incident...
8633440 Optical demultiplexing system  
Demultiplexing systems and methods are discussed which may be small and accurate without moving parts. In some cases, demultiplexing embodiments may include optical filter cavities that include...
8564780 Method and system for using reflectometry below deep ultra-violet (DUV) wavelengths for measuring properties of diffracting or scattering structures on substrate work pieces  
A method and apparatus is disclosed for using below deep ultra-violet (DUV) wavelength reflectometry for measuring properties of diffracting and/or scattering structures on semiconductor...
8536673 Light receiving circuit  
Provided is a light receiving circuit for detecting a change in amount of light, in which an input circuit at a subsequent stage is compact and inexpensive and current consumption is low. The...
8519336 Infrared sensor and infrared sensor module  
The present invention provides an infrared sensor and an infrared sensor module having reduced noise, improved detection precision, and reduced manufacture cost. The infrared sensor includes a...
8507859 Optical arrangement of infrared camera  
Provided is an optical arrangement of the infrared camera comprising a lens unit in which a lens is supported by a frame body, an infrared detector module in which an infrared detector for...
8487260 Sensor  
The invention provides a sensor including a first sensor element formed in a first substrate and at least one optical element formed in a second substrate, the first and second substrates being...
8422011 Two material achromatic prism  
A spectrometer comprises a detector array and a prism. The prism comprises a first prism element comprising a substantially crystalline crown material, and a second prism element contacting the...
8411268 Two material achromatic prism  
A spectrometer comprises a detector array and a prism. The prism comprises a first prism element comprising a substantially crystalline crown material, and a second prism element contacting the...
8395119 Airborne/spaceborne oil spill determining system  
An airborne/spaceborne oil spill detection method includes the step of providing a moderate-resolution-imaging-spectroradiometer and sensing the spectral reflections from two optical bands one of...
8395120 Bidirectional optical scanner assisting in mammography  
A bidirectional optical scanner assisting in mammography is revealed. The optical scanner that calculates functional images obtained by diffuse optical tomography, used in combination with a...
8389939 System and method of dual energy radiation detection  
A system and method for providing an apparatus for detecting radiance at a plurality of wavelengths is disclosed. The system and method includes an arrayed pixel sensor with a plurality of...
8378301 Multispectral imaging device based on multiple quantum wells  
The invention relates to a multispectral imaging device comprising a multiple-quantum-well structure operating on inter-sub-band transitions by absorbing radiation at a wavelength λ lying within a...
8378302 Bidirectional optical scanner assisting in mammography  
A bidirectional optical scanner assisting in mammography is revealed. The optical scanner that calculates functional images obtained by diffuse optical tomography, used in combination with a...
8373561 Infrared detector  
An infrared detector comprising a plurality of bolometer detectors, bias circuitry for applying a bias to the bolometer detectors, and connectors for connecting the bolometer detectors together to...
8357902 Apparatus for detecting and imaging explosives on a suicide bomber  
An apparatus designed for generating and detecting reflected Terahertz waves using a single pixel Complementary Metal Oxide Semiconductor (CMOS) or Charge Couple Device (CCD) camera is described....
8274050 Radiometry using an uncooled microbolometer detector  
An infra-red imaging camera comprises focusing optics for gathering infra-red energy from an external scene, and an uncooled and unshielded detector arranged to detect infra red energy. Internal...
8228170 Using sensors to identify objects placed on a surface  
Mechanisms are provided for identifying an object placed on a clear surface. An indication is received that an object has been placed on the surface. A plurality of physical characteristics are...
8212213 Chemically-selective detector and methods relating thereto  
In accordance with certain embodiments of the present disclosure, a method for adjusting the spectral detectivity of a thermal detector is described. The method includes coating the light...
8212217 Silicon surface state detectors and detector arrays  
Photodetection devices and methods are described. The photodetection devices comprise semiconductor tapered pillars.
8203115 Method of performing hyperspectral imaging with photonic integrated circuits  
According to the invention, an integrated hyperspectral imager includes a planar photonic substrate. A plurality of imaging pixel photonic circuits is disposed in a M×N array on the planar...
8164061 Method and apparatus for a universal infrared analyzer  
A universal infrared analyzer that includes a tunable optical filter capable of being tuned to one of a selectable set of wavelengths of radiation by a controller accessing a database of a...
8153978 Dual color/dual function focal plane  
A single focal plane integrated circuit hybrid replaces multiple focal plane circuits and associated off-focal plane signal processing electronics. A dual function, dual color focal plane PSD...
8124937 System and method for athermal operation of a focal plane array  
A method includes determining a signal current based on an average current associated with one or more detectors. The method also includes determining a strip voltage based on the signal current....
8106785 Smoke detector  
To enable an air velocity of sampling air to be precisely measured, a smoke detector (S) includes: a smoke detection part (22) connected to a sampling pipe (11); a fan (12) that sucks sampling air...
8093582 Dual band photodetector  
A dual band photodetector for detecting infrared and ultraviolet optical signals is disclosed. Aspects include homojunction and heterojunction detectors comprised of one or more of GaN, AlGaN, and...
8084739 Imaging apparatus and methods  
Imagers, pixels, and methods of using the same are disclosed for imaging in various spectra, such as visible, near infrared (IR), and short wavelength IR (SWIR). The imager may have an imaging...
8077018 Smoke detector  
To enable an air velocity of sampling air to be precisely measured, a smoke detector (S) includes: a smoke detection part (22) connected to a sampling pipe (11); a fan (12) that sucks sampling air...
8031337 Angularly resolved scatterometer  
An angularly resolved scatterometer uses a broadband radiation source and an acousto-optical tunable filter to select one or more narrowband components from the broadband beam emitted by the...
8014062 Method of making a close proximity filter and multi color MWIR sensor and resultant device  
The present invention relates generally to a method and apparatus for attaching a close proximity filter to an FPA (focal plane array) and more particularly, to a method and apparatus that allows...
7999229 Device for detecting an electromagnetic radiation comprising a resistive imaging bolometer, system comprising a matrix of such devices and method for reading an imaging bolometer of such a system  
The invention relates to a device for detecting an electromagnetic radiation comprising a resistive imaging bolometer sensitive to the electromagnetic radiation to be detected, intended to be...
7985953 System and method of detecting human presence  
A detector of human emitted Blackbody radiation includes a plurality of series connected thermocouples. A lens can be associated with each of the thermocouples. Incoming radiation produces a...
7928387 Device for detecting infrared radiation with bolometric detectors  
A device for detecting infrared radiation comprising an array of bolometric detectors which are sensitive to incident radiation and are referred to as “active” and a bolometer which is insensitive...
7929134 Even frequency spacing spectrometer and optical coherence tomography device  
This application describes a spectrometer that includes a set of collimating optics to collimate received EMR to produce a collimated EMR. The spectrometer also includes a first dispersive optical...
7924155 Digital occupancy sensor light control  
A method of sensing motion in a predetermined area is provided. The method may include using a digital output motion sensor to produce a digital output signal indicative of the presence of motion...
7923689 Multi-band sub-wavelength IR detector having frequency selective slots and method of making the same  
In one embodiment, a multiband infrared (IR) detector array includes a metallic surface having a plurality of periodic resonant structures configured to resonantly transmit electromagnetic energy...
7858939 FPA combining SAL and imaging  
A multi-mode detector and detection method that utilize shared optical components to detect multiple different incoming wavelengths of energy. Partial de-focusing of incoming light enables imaging...
7838869 Dual band photodetector  
A dual band photodetector for detecting infrared and ultraviolet optical signals is disclosed. Aspects include homojunction and heterojunction detectors comprised of one or more of GaN, AlGaN, and...
7825381 Micromechanical device for infrared sensing  
A micromechanical device including an improved sensing element and improved bending elements is described. Sensing elements include multi-layered structures which are thinner, lighter, and flatter...
7807969 Method and system for determining the rate of non uniformity of bolometer based systems  
A focal plan array system of the bolometer type having means for determining the rate of non-uniformity which comprises: (a) an array of i×j pixel detectors of the bolometer type for sensing...
7807968 Method and system for measuring and compensating for the case temperature variations in a bolometer based system  
A focal plan array system of the bolometer type which comprises: (a) an array of i×j pixel detectors of the bolometer type for sensing scenery radiation; (b) a case which accommodates said array...

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