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9039213 Light concentration apparatus, systems and methods  
An optical device is disclosed including: a non-imaging secondary concentrator having an entry aperture and an exit aperture, and configured to receive light focused by a primary focusing element...
8938881 System for manufacturing facets for heliostats  
System for manufacturing facets comprising a frame a series of mirrors and multiple securing parts in which said parts are the key to the invention and are formed by a rod and a circular metal...
8770767 Sliding mirror system  
The sliding mirror system permits a 360° view of an object or subject to be viewed. The system includes a plurality of panels, at least one panel being movable relative to the other panels. The...
8724082 Semiconductor laser driver and image forming apparatus incorporating same  
A semiconductor laser driver includes a light detection circuit to detect a quantity of light as a detected light emission intensity and output the detected light emission intensity to the control...
8684545 Light concentration apparatus, systems and methods  
An optical device is disclosed including: a non-imaging secondary concentrator having an entry aperture and an exit aperture, and configured to receive light focused by a primary focusing element...
8680391 Solar concentrator configuration with improved manufacturability and efficiency  
A solar concentrator comprises a pair of concentric reflectors having a spindle toroid geometry for focusing the collected solar radiation into a ring-shaped focal area, as opposed to the “point”...
8672496 Socket supported disco mirror ball  
A mirror ball adapted to engage the socket of a ceiling mounted electric light fixture in order to be suspended and powered therefrom. A tubular stem having a proximal portion threaded in the...
8672494 Asymmetric sectioned convex mirrors  
Asymmetric sectioned mirrors are presented. The mirrors include, for example, constant radius of curvature sections that are selected to increase the sizes and improve the definitions of images,...
8629974 Optical component for maskless exposure apparatus  
The present invention relates to an optical component for a maskless exposure apparatus, and more particularly, to a micro-prism array or a micro-mirror array which is an optical component capable...
8622557 Micromirror array lens with self-tilted micromirrors  
A Micromirror Array Lens with self-tilted micromirrors comprising a plurality of self-tilted micromirrors and configured to form a designed optical surface profile by self-tilted micromirrors....
8496358 Fresnel reflection device for concentration or collimation  
An apparatus for concentrating solar radiation includes a number of modules. Each module has three receivers for receiving reflected radiation and a reflecting surface. The receivers form a...
8467124 Solar reflecting mirror and method of making same  
A solar reflecting mirror having a curved reflective surface includes a plurality of transparent shaped segments held together by securing facilities to provide a shaped transparent substrate...
8451527 Limited F-cone light source  
A shutter includes micro-optics having first and second concentrator arrays. A transducer laterally displaces one of the first and second concentrator arrays between transmissive and shuttered...
8451427 Illumination optical system, exposure apparatus, optical element and manufacturing method thereof, and device manufacturing method  
An illumination optical system which illuminates a surface to be illuminated on the basis of light from a light source has a first optical path in which a diffractive optical element can be...
8379310 Sunlight collecting system  
Provided is a highly reliable solar collecting system. Since a concave minor has a reflection film on a base material on the side opposite to the side of a solar light incoming surface, peeling,...
8292442 Fresnel mirror and method for the production thereof  
The invention relates to a simple Fresnel structure that can be produced automatically and easily, and can be used for broad application in the use of solar energy or as a reflector in the...
8256911 System for asynchronous remote steering of reflectors  
The system for asynchronous remote steering of reflectors has parallel asynchronous remote steering mechanisms operably connected to reflectors. A powerless (mechanical) focal beam brake is also...
8251526 Spread reflector for a lamp structure  
A spread primary reflector for a UV curing lamp employs a substrate that has been faceted. The facets may be produced by means of stamping, etching, or a combination of chemical-mechanical...
8192032 Aspheric mirror, projection-type image displaying apparatus and method of producing projection-type image displaying apparatus  
An aspheric mirror has an aspheric reflective surface symmetrical with respect to an optical axis that goes through the reflective surface and a reference plane provided in the reflective surface....
8147076 Beam-down type solar ray lighting device  
An object is to provide a solar ray lighting device which is capable of reducing the blocking and the shadowing of beams of light reflected by heliostats and which is capable of fixing firmly and...
8123370 Multiple-viewing-point floating image display device  
A multiple viewing-point floating imaging device is comprised of a plurality of dihedral corner reflectors 1 arranged along an optical device plane S and rotated around an axis of rotation...
8047666 Asymmetric multiple constant radii of curvature convex mirrors  
An asymmetrical mirror lens, usable on front fenders of school buses and similar vehicles, which has a plurality of mirror sections, each having a distinct constant radius of curvature to reduce...
8000443 High precision posture control method of X-ray mirror  
A high precision posture control method for sustaining the posture of an X-ray optical element constantly at 1 μrad or less. A longitudinal condensation mirror and a lateral condensation mirror,...
7967457 Control grid for solar energy concentrators and similar equipment  
This invention provides a manner to achieve affordable solar energy, as well as other technologies. It does so by improving control grids (for addressing and alignment) in solar concentrators and...
7905227 Self-ballasting solar collector  
A non-penetrating, roof-mounted, solar energy concentrator is disclosed. The invention in the preferred embodiment includes a receiver adapted to convert light into electricity; one or more...
7891824 Reflector for a lighting device and illumination system of a projection apparatus  
A reflector for the lighting device and an illumination system of the projection apparatus are provided. The reflector comprises a first reflecting structure and a second reflecting structure...
7866836 Fresnel solar concentrator array with centered universal pivots  
This invention deals with novel method and apparatus for positioning and motion control of the optical elements (mirrors and lenses) of a Fresnel solar concentrator tracking array which...
7780301 Asymmetric multiple constant radii of curvature convex mirrors  
An asymmetrical mirror lens, usable on front fenders of school buses and similar vehicles, which has a plurality of mirror sections, each having a distinct constant radius of curvature to reduce...
7773290 Control grid increased efficiency and capacity for solar concentrators and similar equipment  
This invention provides a better means to achieve affordable solar energy. It does so by increasing the efficiency and capacity of control grids (for addressing and alignment) in solar...
7771067 Conic of rotation (CoR) optical surfaces and systems of matched CoRs  
An ultracompact, lightweight, reflective telescope is described which has no loss due to central obscuration for a beam being projected from its focus. The optical surfaces are composed of matched...
7717577 Rearview mirror device with wide viewing angle  
A rearview mirror device includes an elongated mirror body and a housing. The mirror body is formed with a first curved section having two opposite ends, and second and third curved sections...
7670030 Reflectors, reflector/LED combinations, and lamps having the same  
A concave reflector can form a more uniform beam of light. The light source can be an LED with a nominally lambertian radiation pattern. LED can be high power requiring heatsink. Light reflected...
7648248 Optical energy director using conic of rotation (CoR) optical surfaces and systems of matched CoRs in the claims  
An ultracompact, lightweight, reflective telescope is described which has no loss due to central obscuration for a beam being projected from its focus. The optical surfaces are composed of matched...
7583433 Multi mirror system for an illumination system  
There is provided a multi-mirror-system for an illumination system, especially for lithography with wavelengths ≦193 nm. The system includes light rays traveling along a light oath from an object...
7553035 Method and apparatus for constructing a perfect trough parabolic reflector  
A coordinate system defines the length of the curve of a parabola used in constructing a parabolic trough reflector. The origin (0,0) of the coordinate system is at the bottom center of the...
7517100 Asymmetric multiple constant RADII of curvature convex mirrors  
An asymmetrical mirror lens, usable on front fenders of school buses and similar vehicles, which has a plurality of mirror sections, each having a distinct constant radius of curvature to reduce...
7515226 Reflector providing particularly high reflectance in an intended viewing angle and reflection type liquid crystal display device using the same  
The present invention provides a reflector having a light-diffusing property which suppresses inter-object reflection over a wide angle, and giving particularly high reflectance in an intended...
7489434 Hybrid micromirror array lens for reducing chromatic aberration  
This invention provides a Hybrid Micromirror Array Lens with reduced chromatic aberration over a broadband wavelength range of light. Conventional micromirror array lens uses phase matching...
7450799 Corner-cube retroreflectors for displays  
Enhancement of the contrast ratio of optical flat panel displays by integrating an array of corner-cube retroreflectors into the front face of the optical display, said integration involving...
7410266 Three-dimensional imaging system for robot vision  
The present invention provides a three-dimensional imaging system for robot vision, which is capable of three-dimensional positioning of objects, object identification, searching and tracking of...
7372570 Incident light redistribution to compensate for radial gradient in detector  
Nonuniformities in the efficiency of detection of individual fluorescing reaction mixtures in a well plate with a two-dimensional array well array are corrected. The nonuniformities arise both...
7354167 Beam focusing and scanning system using micromirror array lens  
A beam focusing and scanning system using a micromirror array lens (optical system) includes a light source configured to emit light and a micromirror array lens, including at least one...
7350922 Three-dimensional display using variable focal length micromirror array lens  
A three-dimensional display device includes a two-dimensional display displaying a depthwise image, and a variable focal length micromirror array lens receiving light from the two-dimensional...
7281833 LED vehicle lamp including reflector with paraboloidal sections  
A vehicle lamp includes a set of alternatively provided first and second reflection surfaces that reflect the light emitted by a first and second respective diodes toward a lamp lens. Each of the...
RE39751 Confocal microscope apparatus and photographing apparatus for confocal microscope  
A confocal microscope apparatus includes a disk scanner for scanning a specimen with a laser beam, and camera main body for photographing a still image. An exposure time calculation circuit is...
7247790 Spinning concentrator enhanced solar energy alternating current production  
Due to an ever growing shortage of conventional energy sources, there is an increasingly intense interest in harnessing solar energy. This invention deals with method and apparatus for the direct...
7232232 Reflector device  
In a reflecting mirror, a plurality of segmented mirrors are grouped into a plurality of groups of a cluster, and are supported by a plurality of sub mirror cells. The plurality of sub mirror...
7215882 High-speed automatic focusing system  
An automatic focusing system comprises at least one micromirror array lens, an image sensor, and a signal processor. The micromirror array lens images an object and focuses the image on the image...
7187490 Induced dipole alignment of solar concentrator balls  
The instant invention is concerned with method and apparatus for induced dipole alignment of solar concentrator micro-mirrors. Novel method and apparatus are taught for coupling to, addressing,...
7090362 Facet mirror having a number of mirror facets  
In a facet mirror with a number of mirror facets, wherein the mirror facets are provided with reflecting surfaces, the mirror facets are mounted jointly in a basic body via bearing devices. The...

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