Match Document Document Title
9041408 Removable surface-wave networks for in-situ material health monitoring  
A system for measuring properties of a surface under test with surface waves includes a surface wave network including a dielectric substrate, a reactive grid of a plurality of metallic patches on...
9035231 System and method for monitoring load-related parameters of a wind turbine rotor blade  
In one aspect, a system for monitoring load-related parameters of a rotor blade of a wind turbine is disclosed. The system may generally include a plurality of reflective targets positioned within...
9029782 Method and apparatus for graphene-based chemical detection  
A chemical sensor is provided. The sensor includes at least one lightguiding element having an optical core. The lightguiding element comprises a layer of graphene situated in sufficient proximity...
9018561 High power seed/amplifier laser system with beam shaping intermediate the seed and amplifier  
An apparatus and method of operation for a high power broad band elongated thin beam laser annealing light source, which may comprise a gas discharge seed laser oscillator having a resonance...
9007227 Multimode fiber interrogator  
An optical interrogator system including a broad spectrum light source capable of emitting light having a spectral width spanning at least approximately 20 nm, and at least one optical sensor...
9006643 Photoelectric converter with optical signal splitting holes for reflecting optical signals to monitor  
A photoelectric converter includes a circuit board, a laser diode, a plurality of optical sensors mounted on the circuit board, a transmission body, and a first lens set, a second lens set, and a...
9000354 Single-photon detection system comprising non-linear optical amplifier and related method of operation  
Systems for enhancing the sensitivity of detecting an optical signal using nonlinear optics and method of performing the same. In one embodiment, a single-photon detection system includes an...
9000355 Optical sensor  
A monitor-light-emitting device and multiple light-emitting devices are mounted on a board, and a light-guiding member is disposed in front of these devices. Monitor light emitted from the...
8993953 Apparatus and system for measuring flicker of display panel  
An apparatus and a system for measuring flicker of a display panel are disclosed. The apparatus comprises a light guide tube, a measuring probe for flicker measurement, and an optical device for...
8996082 Proximity sensor arrangement having a cold mirror in a mobile device  
A radiation passing layer has a top surface and a bottom surface below which a proximity sensor is positioned. A visible light opaque layer covers the bottom surface of the radiation passing layer...
8975572 Compact, thermally stable fiber-optic array mountable to flow cell  
Various embodiments of an optical system for directing light for optical measurements such laser-induced fluorescence and spectroscopic analysis are disclosed. In some embodiments, the optical...
8933390 Data transmission through optical vias  
Technologies generally described herein relate to multilayer circuit boards with optical vias for data transmission between the layers. One or more regions may be created on a multilayer circuit...
8934743 Light-receiving device having light-trapping sheet  
A light-receiving device of the present disclosure includes a light-trapping sheet, and a photoelectric conversion section optically coupled thereto. The light-trapping sheet includes: a...
8933387 Optical potentiometer and manipulator  
An optical potentiometer includes a metal pipe having one end closed, a metal pipe that has a relationship of a nested structure with respect to the metal pipe and guides the metal pipe movably in...
8921758 Modulation device and charged particle multi-beamlet lithography system using the same  
The invention relates to a charged-particle multi-beamlet lithography system. The system comprises a beam generator for generating a plurality of beamlets, a beamlet blanker array for patterning...
8916812 Optical module  
Embodiments of the present invention provide an optical module, including an MT-Ferrule and a photoelectric conversion unit. The MT-Ferrule is configured to connect multiple channels of optical...
8916813 Background-free balanced optical cross correlator  
A balanced optical cross correlator includes an optical waveguide, a first photodiode including a first n-type semiconductor and a first p-type semiconductor positioned about the optical waveguide...
8908238 Illumination device, image reading apparatus, and image forming apparatus  
In an illumination device that radiates light to an object to be irradiated placed on a predetermined placement surface, a first light guide body has a first incident surface located at an end...
8901478 Optical fiber assembly capable of detecting light intensity  
An optical fiber assembly includes a prism, a light emitting element, an optical fiber, and a light detector. The prism includes an incident surface, an emergent surface, a first reflecting...
8899114 Energy intensity transformation  
Apparatus, systems, and methods may operate to receive incident energy within a chamber defining a first part of an interaction volume that attenuates the incident energy as a function of path...
8901477 Electromagnetic wave detection device  
According to the present invention, an electromagnetic wave detection device includes an optical waveguide, an electromagnetic wave input unit, and a phase difference measurement unit. According...
8896824 Optical characteristic measuring apparatus  
An optical characteristic measuring apparatus includes a hemispheric portion having a reflective surface on its inner wall, and a plane portion arranged to close an opening of the hemispheric...
8888329 Light emitting diode module with three part color matching  
A light emitting diode module is produced using at least one LED and at least two selectable components that form a light mixing chamber. First and second selectable components have first and...
8891910 Assembly for monitoring output characteristics of a modulator  
A photonic assembly is described. The assembly comprises a substrate. An optical modulator (100) in or on the substrate has an output port coupled to an output waveguide (106) mounted in or on the...
8890056 Light guide module having dual reflecting layer wherein light beam being partly absorbed by the first reflecting layer and optical detection device thereof  
A light guide module is disclosed in the present invention. The light guide module includes a light guide plate, and an optical reflecting structure disposed on a bottom of the light guide plate....
8866065 Nanowire arrays comprising fluorescent nanowires  
Described herein is a nanowire array, comprising a substrate, a plurality of fluorescent nanowires extending essentially perpendicularly from the substrate and a reflective layer disposed on the...
8859948 Apparatus and method for producing a component and aircraft structure component  
An apparatus for producing a component includes a material storage tank for receiving a liquid material (M), a molding tool in which a filling region to be filled with material (M) from the...
8847142 Method and device for concentrating, collimating, and directing light  
An optical system for light energy concentration may comprise a light concentrator to convert incident light to converging light, a light collimating element to receive the converging light and to...
8822906 Multichannel optical power meter using free space beam sampling  
An optical device and method providing multi-channel bulk optical power monitoring is disclosed. The device and method may include a scanning mirror, a plurality of input optical fibers, a...
8822905 Optical mode couplers for multi-mode optical fibers  
An apparatus includes a first optical mode coupler having a spatial light modulator with a two-dimensional array of separately controllable optical phase modulators. The optical mode coupler is...
8810808 Determination of optimal diameters for nanowires  
Methods of optimizing the diameters of nanowire photodiode light sensors. The method includes comparing the response of nanowire photodiode pixels having predetermined diameters with standard...
8803070 Biological optical measurement instrument and method for determining damage of optical fibers  
A biological optical measurement instrument has a gain adjustment unit (40) configured to set the gain value according to the intensity of the passing light in the measurement data detected by the...
8803069 Electro-optical radiation collector for arc flash detection  
An electro-optical (EO) radiation collector for collecting and/or transmitting EO radiation (which may include EO radiation in the visible wavelengths) for transmission to an EO sensor. The EO...
8796612 Optical fiber connector including light transceivers  
An optical fiber connector is positioned on a printed circuit board (PCB) and includes a main body, a number of slots, and a number of optical fibers. The main body includes a number of light...
8798408 Plasmon photocatalysis  
Plasmons on a waveguide may deliver energy to photocatalyze a reaction. The waveguide or other energy carrier may be configured to carry electromagnetic energy and generate plasmon energy at one...
8791405 Optical waveguide and coupler apparatus and method of manufacturing the same  
Optical waveguide and coupler devices and methods include a trench formed in a bulk semiconductor substrate, for example, a bulk silicon substrate. A bottom cladding layer is formed in the trench,...
8780340 Optical time domain reflectometer test signal modulation circuit, and passive optical network system and apparatus using same  
Embodiments of the present disclosure disclose an OTDR test signal modulation circuit, including a laser diode drive, a laser diode, a current adjusting unit, and an OTDR control unit. The laser...
8772844 Solid-state imaging device  
Capacitance between a detection capacitor and a reset transistor is the largest among the capacitances between the detection capacitor and transistors placed around the detection capacitor. In...
8761830 Proximity sensor and portable terminal  
A proximity sensor that includes a light emitting section that emits light; a light receiving section that detects the light emitted from the light emitting section reflected from an object; a...
8759743 Input device  
An input device capable of lowering the vertical position of light beams traveling within the frame of a frame-shaped optical waveguide without using optical path conversion is provided. The input...
8748805 Polarization diversity detector with birefringent diversity element  
A polarization diversity detector includes at least one optical fiber having a first end for receiving a beam of light and a second end for transmitting the beam of light. A collimator receives...
8742319 Sensor and inspection system deploying an optical conduit  
Embodiments of an inspection system comprise a conduit that can transmit light between a sensor and a processing component. In one embodiment, the sensor comprises an element that generates an...
8735856 Fiber optic liquid level detector  
The present invention provides a hollow prism for detecting liquid level in the presence of an optical beam, including a hollow member, dielectric members sealed to the hollow member with one of...
8723102 Optical module  
The invention relates to an optical module 10) comprising a guiding element (30) adapted to guide optical radiation (P); a converting element (50, 200) adapted to convert received electrical...
8717202 Force sensitive input devices and methods  
Illustrative embodiments of force sensitive input devices and methods are disclosed. In at least one embodiment, a force sensitive input device may comprise a button movable along a first axis...
8712485 Proximity sensor arrangement in a mobile device  
A radiation passing layer has a top surface and a bottom surface below which a proximity sensor is positioned. A radiation shield is between the emitter and the detector, and extends to the bottom...
8709878 Methods of packaging imager devices and optics modules, and resulting assemblies  
A method of packaging imager devices and optics modules is disclosed which includes positioning an imager device and an optics module in each of a plurality of openings in a carrier body,...
8682116 Integrated circuit including non-planar structure and waveguide  
One embodiment provides an integrated circuit including a first non-planar structure and a waveguide configured to provide electromagnetic waves to the first non-planar structure. The first...
8680458 Data transmission through optical vias  
Technologies generally described herein relate to multilayer circuit boards with optical vias for data transmission between the layers. One or more regions may be created on a multilayer circuit...
8664584 Compact tap monitor with a reflection mask  
A compact PD unidirectivity solution for an optical tap monitor, which reduces the overall size of optical tap module, is provided. The solution is to use lensing to separate the light from the...