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9036244 Wavelength converting lighting device and associated methods  
A lighting device according to another embodiment of the invention for directing source light within a source wavelength range in a blue wavelength range in a desired output direction may comprise...
9036243 Digital drive signals for analog MEMS ribbon arrays  
On/off digital drive signals are used to create arbitrary spatial and temporal ribbon movement patterns in MEMS ribbon arrays.
9030391 Systems, devices, and methods for driving an analog interferometric modulator  
This disclosure provides systems, methods and apparatus, including computer programs encoded on computer storage media, for accurately positioning a movable conductive layer of a reflective...
RE45511 Method of using deformable mirror using piezoelectric actuators formed as an integrated circuit  
A deformable optical device includes a reflection device having a first reflecting surface and a second surface, an actuator (e.g., an integrated circuit piezoelectric actuator) having a support...
9019587 Display device provided with MEMS light valve and forming method thereof  
A display device provided with an MEMS light valve, comprising: a substrate, a fixed grating located on the substrate, an MEMS light valve for controlling the opening and closing of the fixed...
9019590 Spatial light modulator with integrated optical compensation structure  
A spatial light modulator comprises an integrated optical compensation structure, e.g., an optical compensation structure arranged between a substrate and a plurality of individually addressable...
9019426 Method of generating image data by an image device including a plurality of lenses and apparatus for generating image data  
A method for generating image data includes adjusting an angle formed by each of a plurality of lenses attached to the imaging device relative to a reference plane based on a photography mode,...
9013779 Electrowetting display apparatus  
An electrowetting display apparatus includes an array substrate, an opposite substrate, and an electrowetting layer. The array substrate includes a base substrate having a plurality of pixel areas...
9010936 Optical MEMS scanning micro-mirror with anti-speckle cover  
Optical MEMS scanning micro-mirror comprising: —a movable scanning micro-mirror (101), being pivotally connected to a MEMS body (102) substantially surrounding the lateral sides of the...
9001412 Electromechanical device with optical function separated from mechanical and electrical function  
A microelectromechanical (MEMS) device includes a substrate, a movable element over the substrate, and an actuation electrode above the movable element. The movable element includes a deformable...
8995045 Image display apparatus  
According to one embodiment, an image display apparatus includes a light source, a modulation unit, a first array and a second array. The modulation unit modulates intensity and a color of the...
8976443 System producing true colors using a digital micromirror device projector and method for controlling same  
The present invention is directed to a method of utilizing a digital micromirror device (DMD) to spectrally matching a standard or device-independent color. DMD can be fitted on an integrated chip...
8970939 Method and device for multistate interferometric light modulation  
A multi-state light modulator comprises a first reflector. A first electrode is positioned at a distance from the first reflector. A second reflector is positioned between the first reflector and...
8970965 Display element and electric apparatus using same  
A display element (10) includes an upper substrate (first substrate) (2), a lower substrate (second substrate) (3), and a polar liquid (16) that is sealed in a display space (S) formed between the...
8970940 Display device and manufacturing method of the display device  
The MEMS shutter includes a shutter having an aperture part, a first spring connected to the shutter, a first anchor connected to the first spring, a second spring and a second anchor connected to...
8964281 Optical probe  
An optical probe includes a laser light source that emits laser light, a collimator lens that converts the laser light into parallel light, a light shape changing section that converts the...
8964280 Method of manufacturing MEMS devices providing air gap control  
Methods and apparatus are provided for controlling a depth of a cavity between two layers of a light modulating device. A method of making a light modulating device includes providing a substrate,...
8953239 Nanophotonic scattering structure  
A method of designing a nanophotonic scattering structure can include establishing an initial design having an array of discrete pixels variable between at least two pixel height levels. A...
8947473 Micro-shutter display device  
Disclosed is a display device and, more particularly, a micro-shutter display device including: a light source emitting light; a lower substrate having an optical conversion unit performing at...
8928969 Spatio-optical directional light modulator  
A novel spatio-optical directional light modulator with no moving parts is introduced. This directional light modulator can be used to create 2D/3D switchable displays of various sizes for mobile...
8928967 Method and device for modulating light  
Improvements in an interferometric modulator that has a cavity defined by two walls.
8921765 System for manipulating and optically targeting micro objects  
The present invention relates to a system 100 for independently holding and manipulating one or more microscopic objects 158 and for targeting at least a part of the one or more microscopic...
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Optical probe
 
An optical probe includes a laser light source that emits laser light, a collimator lens that converts the laser light into parallel light, a light shape changing section that converts the...
8891151 Electro-wetting color display  
A display panel that includes a first electro-wetting member having a first colored liquid of a first color and a second electro-wetting member having a second colored liquid of a second color is...
8885245 Biaxial MEMS mirror with hidden hinge and staggered electrodes  
A multi-layer hidden hinge and actuator design for high fill factor biaxial MEMS mirror array for wavelength selective switches (WSS) including a coarsely aligned orthogonal vertical comb drive...
8873128 Reduction of the dynamic deformation of translational mirrors using inertial masses  
A micromechanical mirror arrangement comprising a mirror plate (1) which forms a translation mirror, which is connected via at least one holding element (2), preferably two or more holding...
8873125 Technique to determine mirror position in optical interferometers  
A Micro Electro-Mechanical System (MEMS) interferometer system utilizes a capacitive sensing circuit to determine the position of a moveable mirror. An electrostatic MEMS actuator is coupled to...
8861066 Oversized micro-mechanical light modulator with redundant elements, device and method  
The present invention relates to a reconfigurable micro-mechanical light modulator including a two-dimensional array of modulating elements with redundant rows of modulating elements. In...
8861071 Method and device for compensating for color shift as a function of angle of view  
In one embodiment of the invention, a display is provided and includes a plurality of interferometric display elements. The display further includes at least one diffuser. Optical properties of...
8861067 Asymmetrical deformable diffractive grating modulator  
A method for modulating light using a micro-electro-mechanical structure includes providing a plurality of deformable mirror elements (30) having an L-shaped cross section. Each of the deformable...
8861064 Deformable ferrofluid layer devices for optical modulation and micromolding  
The invention is directed to a device (10, 10a-10d) comprising: a set of on-chip circuits (110-160, 170, 180), each of the circuits configured to generate a magnetic field (300) perpendicular to a...
8854711 Microelectromechanical system with reduced speckle contrast  
The present disclosure describes, among other things, a reduced speckle contrast microelectromechanical system. One exemplary embodiment includes micromechanical structures configured to form a...
8854719 Surfactant and method of manufacturing an electrowetting display device using the same  
A surfactant includes a hydrophobic functional group, a hydrophilic functional group and a linker disposed between the hydrophobic functional group and the hydrophilic functional group, and the...
8848278 Asymmetrical deformable diffractive grating modulator  
A system for modulating light using a micro-electro-mechanical structure includes a plurality of deformable mirror elements (30) having an L-shaped cross section. Each of the deformable mirror...
8848269 Method for projecting an image  
According to the present invention there is provided a method of projecting an image, the method comprising the steps of, providing light signal which is configured such that it can be projected...
8842356 Micromechanical device with temperature stabilization and method for adjusting a defined temperature or a defined temperature course on a micromechanical device  
A micromechanical device includes a micromechanical functional structure and an electromagnetic radiation heating associated with the micromechanical functional structure, which is formed to cause...
8842359 Spatial light modulator with multiple linear arrays  
A system including spatial light modulators with multiple one-dimensional (1D) diffractor arrays and methods of operating the same are provided. In one embodiment, the system comprises a spatial...
8817359 In-band signaling in optical cross-connect switch using frequency modulation  
In a multiple-axis free-space-coupled single-mode fiber-optic transmission system, such as an optical cross-connect switch, a method and apparatus are provided for the closed loop attenuation of...
8797629 Method for operating a micromirror device with electromechanical pulse width modulation  
A method of operating by pulse width modulation a micromirror device is disclosed. In one aspect, the method includes providing a micromirror device having a micromirror element electrostatically...
8797631 Photonic modulation of a photonic band gap  
An apparatus comprises a first photonic crystal structure having a first photonic band gap distribution and configured to support a first electromagnetic signal, wherein the first photonic band...
8786933 Fabrication of a floating rocker MEMS device for light modulation  
The current disclosure shows how to make a fast switching array of mirrors for projection displays. Because the mirror does not have a via in the middle connecting to the underlying spring...
8780433 Polarization scrambling based on cascaded optical polarization devices having modulated optical retardation  
Techniques and devices use cascaded optical polarization devices having modulated optical retardation to control optical polarization of light and can be configured for polarization scrambling....
8780434 MEMS device with sloped support  
A microelectromechanical (MEMS) device has a movable member supported in elevated position spaced by a sloped support structure above a substrate. The movable member may be a polished metallic...
8780436 Micromirrors for color electronic paper and design structures for same  
Direct view color displays and design structures of direct view color displays. The direct view displays include micromirrors having un-tilted and tilted states and multiple color filters or color...
8780104 System and method of updating drive scheme voltages  
This disclosure provides systems, methods and apparatus, including computer programs encoded on computer storage media, for calibrating display arrays. In one aspect, a method of calibrating a...
8774651 Image forming apparatus  
An image forming apparatus includes an image forming unit that forms an image to be formed on a recording medium. The image formed by the image forming unit has a size larger than a size of the...
8767270 Single-pass imaging apparatus with image data scrolling for improved resolution contrast and exposure extent  
An imaging (e.g., lithographic) apparatus for generating an elongated concentrated scan image on an imaging surface of a scan structure (e.g., a drum cylinder) that moves in a process (cross-scan)...
8736950 MEMS deployment flexures  
A flexure assembly can have a stage that is deployed to a desired position by attachment of the flexure assembly to a housing. For example, a frame can be configured to be held in position by one...
8736937 Pixel structure for use in a display and display using the same  
A pixel structure for a display device is provided. The pixel structure utilizes light entering from the ambient environment of the display as a light source. The pixel structure comprises a first...
8736939 Matching layer thin-films for an electromechanical systems reflective display device  
This disclosure provides systems, methods and apparatus for an electromechanical systems reflective display device. In one aspect, an electromechanical systems display device includes a reflective...