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9036231 Micro-electro-mechanical systems micromirrors and micromirror arrays  
A micromirror and micromirror array may have a first stationary structure, and a mirror structure connected to a first pivoting structure that pivots the mirror structure relative to the first...
9001402 Variable and serrated scanning in laser projectors  
A miniature projector is provided that comprises: a means for providing at least three different light beams of different color; and a means for scanning the light beams; wherein the scanning...
8950871 Projection device and projection-type video display device  
Provided are a projection device and a projection-type video display device capable of displaying a plurality of videos, allowing speckles to be inconspicuous, and miniaturizing an optical system....
8933862 Light field display with MEMS Scanners  
A light field display device comprising an array of light field display elements, each display element comprising: a beam generator for generating an output beam of light; a radiance modulator for...
8922858 Motion axis control and method for biosensor scanning  
A motion control system and a method for biosensor scanning which scans a light beam spot over one or more of the biosensors supported by a microplate with an optical scanner system, the method...
8905553 Laser projector and method of detecting scanning angle range of laser beam thereof  
A method of detecting a scanning angle range of a laser beam of a laser projector is provided. First, a photo sensor is disposed between first and second positions on a projection mirror. Then, a...
8890843 Detecting the location of an object on a touch surface  
An apparatus is operated to determine the location of at least one object on a touch surface of a light transmissive panel. In the apparatus, an illumination arrangement introduces radiation into...
8879135 Device and method for deflecting a light beam in two different directions and scanning microscope  
A device for deflecting a light beam in two different directions includes a mirror and a first rotating actuator element configured to rotate about a first axis as a function of a first actuation...
8873123 Microscope apparatus having a modulation-region adjusting unit that moves a wavefront modulation region in response to pivoting of mirrors  
Illuminating light is two-dimensionally scanned without changing the ability to focus illuminating light on a specimen. A microscope has a spatial light modulator for the wavefront of illuminating...
8866870 Methods, apparatus, and systems for controlling from a first location a laser at a second location  
A method, apparatus, and system for controlling from a first location a laser at a second location are disclosed. Laser orientation data is determined at a first location. The laser orientation...
8736935 Optical deflection device for scanning, ophthalmologic measurement and therapy system  
An optical deflection unit for targeted radiation, e.g., produced by laser or superluminescent diodes, in scanning, ophthalmological measuring and therapy systems, comprises a deflection mirror, a...
8717638 Optical scanner having multi shaft link sections, image forming apparatus  
An optical scanner includes: a light reflecting section having light reflectivity; a movable section which includes the light reflecting section and can be displaced; two link sections connected...
8717655 Image forming apparatus  
An image forming apparatus includes a light output unit that outputs light and a light scanning unit that includes at least one light reflection part reflecting the light output from the light...
8710471 Projection illumination system for EUV microlithography  
A projection illumination installation for EUV microlithography includes an EUV synchrotron light source for producing EUV used light. An object field is illuminated with the used light using...
8659813 Nanoscale integrated beam scanner  
Briefly, in accordance with one or more embodiments, a beam scanner may comprise a nanophotonics chip to provide a scanned output beam. The nanophotonics chip comprises a substrate, a grating...
8643924 Two-dimensional optical scanner and light stimulus apparatus  
Two-dimensional optical scanner includes: a first acousto-optical deflector (AOD) and a second AOD that deflects light according to a signal; a first driving unit that rotates the first AOD around...
8625082 Display apparatus  
A display apparatus is provided which, when projecting a video onto a curved surface of an object for display, can realize an undistorted display of the video. The measuring means outputs the...
8599459 Image display apparatus  
An image display apparatus that displays an image by scanning of coherent light includes: a light source portion that emits the coherent light; a scanning portion that scans the coherent light; a...
8587853 Two-dimensional optical scanner and image display apparatus  
A two-dimensional optical scanner and an image display apparatus are provided. The optical scanner includes: a movable portion having a mirror portion, and a first driving portion which is...
8576468 Scanning projector with dynamic scan angle  
A scanning projector includes a MEMS device with a scanning mirror that sweeps a beam in two dimensions. Actuating circuits receive scan angle information and provide signal stimulus to the MEMS...
8570630 Piezoelectric mirror device, optical equipment incorporating the same, and piezoelectric mirror device fabrication process  
A piezoelectric mirror device (11) comprises a frame portion (12) having a centrally located opening (13), a mirror portion (14) positioned at the opening (13), a pair of mirror support portions...
8531750 Afocal beam relay  
An afocal beam relay has first and second primary concave reflective surfaces and first and second secondary convex toroidal reflective surfaces. The centers of curvature of each of the first and...
8506087 Laser projector having safety lens for audience scanning  
A laser light projector includes a laser beam generated by a laser light source, a scanner associated with the laser light source and having one or more moving mirrors capable of scanning the...
8503054 Device for deflecting light beams  
A device for deflecting light beams is provided, which includes a swing-mounted light exit segment of an optical waveguide and a swing-mounted mirror. The device features a first rotation device...
8472098 Manufacturing method for stress compensated X-Y gimbaled MEMS mirror array  
A wafer-level manufacturing method produces stress compensated x-y gimbaled comb-driven MEMS mirror arrays using two SOI wafers and a single carrier wafer. MEMS structures such as comb drives,...
8441704 Multibeam scanning device  
A multibeam scanning device, comprising: a plurality of first optical systems, each of the plurality of optical systems including a light source unit configured to emit a non-collimated light...
8426768 Position-based laser triggering for scanner  
A method of directing a laser beam along a desired path on a workpiece and at spaced intervals delivering a pulse of laser energy comprising the steps of: using a position command stream and...
8411340 Ultra-wide angle MEMS scanner architecture  
An optical microscanner achieves wide rotation angles utilizing a curved reflector. The optical microscanner includes a moveable mirror for receiving an incident beam and reflecting the incident...
8358456 Scanning image projection apparatus  
The image projection apparatus includes a laser light source, and a scanning device scanning a light flux from the laser light source in horizontal and vertical directions at mutually different...
8325406 Planar lighting apparatus and liquid crystal display device using the same  
Provided is a planar lighting apparatus performing a display (i) without luminance nonuniformity, (ii) with a specified luminance distribution in a scanning direction and (iii) having a high...
8300290 Piezoelectric mirror device, optical equipment incorporating the same, and piezoelectric mirror device fabrication process  
A piezoelectric mirror device (11) comprises a frame portion (12) having a centrally located opening (13), a mirror portion (14) positioned at the opening (13), a pair of mirror support portions...
8294970 Actuator, optical scanner, and image forming apparatus  
An actuator includes: a frame; first members at each end of the frame along a first axis making the frame rotatable thereabout; second members supporting each end of a movable plate against the...
8274720 Concentric afocal beam relay  
An afocal beam relay has a concave reflective surface having a first center of curvature and a first vertex that define an optical axis. A convex reflective surface has a second center of...
8269996 Image forming apparatus and control method for correcting the offset of scanning lines  
An image forming apparatus switches a line of image data, to be read out from a storage unit, to another, depending on a position in the line in a scanning direction such that the curving of a...
8262235 Laser projector and image projection method for projecting an image with reduced speckles on the projected laser light image  
A laser projector comprises an oscillation device for displacing at least one of a plurality of optical elements, which constitute the projection optical system of the laser projector,...
8238007 On-the-fly laser beam path error correction for specimen target location processing  
A laser-based workpiece processing system includes sensors connected to a sensor controller that converts sensor signals into focused spot motion commands for actuating a beam steering device,...
8228579 Optical device for projection of optical beams  
An optical device is provided for projecting a light beam. The device comprises a first planar reflector movable about a first axis is disposed in a path of a focused light beam for deflecting the...
8218216 Image projector  
An object of the present invention is to provide an image projector capable of projecting a high-quality image while realizing small size. In the image projector, a light flux is deflected...
8201947 Wavelength converter and green light source and projection apparatus using the same  
A wavelength converter includes a supporting substrate and a ferroelectric substrate, the ferroelectric substrate includes at least one waveguide facing the supporting substrate and at least one...
8199369 Optical device having fixture structure and used in image reading device and image forming device  
A fixture structure is disclosed that is able to reduce the workload when adjusting a relative position of constituent components. The fixture structure includes a first member and a second member...
8185268 User interface for a vehicle installed communication device  
A radio communication device (100) for use in a public safety vehicle is provided with a user interface that combines tactile landmarks in the form of global tactile landmarks and local tactile...
8161298 Power supply controlling circuit and scanner unit  
A power supply controlling circuit includes: power supplied portions, adapted to receive power supply from at least one external apparatus; a first power unit, adapted to be driven by a first...
8159735 Laser projector  
A two-dimensional image is displayed on a screen (SC) by scanning the screen (SC) two-dimensionally with light beams from a laser light source (1) that are deflected to orthogonally-intersecting...
8110790 Large depth of field line scan camera  
A system for imaging an object comprising a surface for receiving the object to be imaged and an imaging device. The imaging device comprises a housing and a fixed focusing optical device mounted...
8107147 Two-mirror scanning system  
A scanning beam projection system includes a two-mirror scanning system. One mirror scans in one direction, and a second mirror scans in a second direction. A fast scan mirror receives a modulated...
8098414 Scanning image display system and scanning image display  
A scanning image display system which includes a plurality of scanning image displays each including a light source adapted to emit a laser beam, and a scan unit having a first scan section...
8089673 Actuator, optical scanner, and image forming apparatus  
An actuator includes: a frame; first members at each end of the frame along a first axis making the frame rotatable thereabout; second members supporting each end of a movable plate against the...
8054521 Method for adjusting galvano scanner system  
In a galvano scanner system (1), a light position detection unit (30) is mounted so as to match the scanning center of the workpiece surface (7), the light position detection unit being provided...
8049944 MEMS device and a MEMS device array  
A two-axis tiltable linear array of MEMS micromirrors is described. The individual micromirrors of the array are flexibly suspended over a common substrate by using two pairs of serpentine hinges...
8045247 Post-objective scanning beam systems  
Scanning beam systems, apparatus and techniques in optical post-objective designs with two beam scanners for display and other applications.

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