Patents Examined by Mustak Choudhury
  • Patent number: 11988893
    Abstract: A lens moving apparatus is disclosed. The lens moving apparatus includes a bobbin equipped with at least one lens, a coil and a driving magnet arranged opposite to each other for moving the bobbin in an optical axis direction of the lens through interaction therebetween, a first circuit board for supplying electric current required by the coil, and a cover can and a base coupled to, contacted to, supported at, fixed to, or temporarily fixed to each other for forming a space in which the bobbin, the driving magnet, and the first circuit board are received, wherein the cover can is connected to a second circuit board having an image sensor mounted thereon.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 26, 2022
    Date of Patent: May 21, 2024
    Assignee: LG Innotek Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Sang Ok Park, Seong Min Lee, Jun Taek Lee
  • Patent number: 11985452
    Abstract: A color conversion element includes: a substrate; a phosphor portion that is disposed above the substrate, receives laser light transmitted from an outside, and emits light in a color different from a color of the laser light; a reflective layer that includes a dielectric multilayer film and is disposed on a principal surface of the phosphor portion facing the substrate; and a joining portion interposed between the reflective layer and the substrate to join the reflective layer and the substrate. The joining portion includes an air layer that exposes the reflective layer in a position where the air layer at least partially overlaps an irradiation region in a plan view, the irradiation region being a region irradiated with the laser light on the phosphor portion.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 23, 2019
    Date of Patent: May 14, 2024
    Assignee: PANASONIC INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY MANAGEMENT CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Takanori Aketa, Yosuke Honda, Takashi Kishida, Toru Hirano
  • Patent number: 11983034
    Abstract: A compliant interface for a wearable electronic device includes a three-dimensional lattice structure that is coupleable to the wearable electronic device and compressible to conform to one or more of a facial feature or an upper cranial feature of a user wearing the wearable electronic device. The compliant interface may be one of a facial interface of a head-mounted display unit, a head interface of a head-mounted display unit, or a head interface of a headphones unit. The three-dimensional lattice structure may be formed of silicone that may form less than 35% of a volume of the three-dimensional lattice structure in an uncompressed state. Compliance of the facial interface may vary by locations at which the compliant interface engages the user. The compliance may vary according to one or more of geometric stiffness or maximum deflection of the three-dimensional lattice structure.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 21, 2020
    Date of Patent: May 14, 2024
    Assignee: APPLE INC.
    Inventors: Dustin A. Hatfield, Daniel J. Spence, Lee M. Panecki, Cameron A. Harder
  • Patent number: 11977229
    Abstract: A multi-focal plane display system and a device are provided. The multi-focal plane display system includes a laser projection optical engine and a holographic reflection light fusion device. The laser projection optical engine is configured to generate and modulate at least two laser beam groups, and transmit the at least two laser beam groups to the holographic reflective optical fusion device, where each laser beam group corresponds to one displayed image. The holographic reflective optical fusion device is configured to reflect the at least two laser beam groups, where exit pupil locations of the at least two laser beam groups are the same, and displayed images of at least two focal planes are obtained by performing imaging on the at least two laser beam groups by a human eye. A structure of the multi-focus plane display system provided in the embodiments is easy to implement.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 3, 2021
    Date of Patent: May 7, 2024
    Assignee: HUAWEI TECHNOLOGIES CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Zhenlin Xie, Qi Wang
  • Patent number: 11971652
    Abstract: An embodiment relates to a camera actuator and a camera module including same. The camera actuator according to the embodiment can includes a base; a lens assembly arranged on the base; a guide pin coupled to the base and guiding the lens assembly; a body coupled to the base; a cover coupled to the body; a base pin coupling part arranged on the base and coupled to one side of the guide pin; a cover pin coupling part arranged on the cover and coupled to the other side of the guide pin; and a pin guide part which is arranged on the lens assembly and which guides the guide pin. In the embodiment, the base pin coupling part can include a first coupling groove, the cover pin coupling part can include a first groove, and the pin guide part can include a first hole and a second hole having a size different from that of the first hole.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 29, 2019
    Date of Patent: April 30, 2024
    Assignee: LG INNOTEK CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Kyung Won Kim
  • Patent number: 11966016
    Abstract: A camera optical lens is provided, including from an object side to an image side: a first lens; a second lens; a third lens; a fourth lens; a fifth lens; and a sixth lens, the camera optical lens satisfies following conditions: ?2.80?f1/f??1.20; 1.20?d9/d11?1.90; 1.20?(R7+R8)/(R7?R8)?5.00; 0.70?f2/f?1.00, where f denotes focal length of the camera optical lens; f1 denotes focal length of the first lens; f2 denotes focal length of the second lens; R7 denotes curvature radius of object side surface of the fourth lens; R8 denotes curvature radius of image side surface of the fourth lens; d9 denotes on-axis thickness of the fifth lens; d11 denotes on-axis thickness of the sixth lens. The above camera optical lens can meet design requirements for large aperture, wide angle and ultra-thinness, while maintaining good imaging quality.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 23, 2020
    Date of Patent: April 23, 2024
    Assignee: AAC Optics (Suzhou) Co., Ltd.
    Inventor: Shujian Ding
  • Patent number: 11966035
    Abstract: A light sheet microscope includes an irradiation optical system, a detection optical system, and a photodetector. The irradiation optical system includes a wavelength sweep light source which outputs light of which a wavelength changes with time as excitation light, a spectroscopic element on which the excitation light output from the wavelength sweep light source is incident and which emits the excitation light at an emission angle corresponding to a wavelength of the excitation light, a relay optical system which includes a cylindrical lens on which the excitation light emitted from the spectroscopic element is incident at an incident angle corresponding to the emission angle, and a first objective lens which condenses the excitation light guided by the relay optical system and irradiates the sample with the excitation light having a sheet shape.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 26, 2018
    Date of Patent: April 23, 2024
    Assignee: HAMAMATSU PHOTONICS K.K.
    Inventors: Yuu Takiguchi, Rumika Tanaka, Hisayoshi Takamoto
  • Patent number: 11957521
    Abstract: An optic system assists visualization of eye elements during ophthalmic surgery. The system has optic devices aimed at affecting light emitted by an ophthalmic microscope for observing an eye during surgery. This affecting can be by selecting the wavelength spectrum of the emitted light, tilting a light path of the emitted light and/or by changing the light path of the emitted light from the source to the eye under surgery.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 16, 2021
    Date of Patent: April 16, 2024
    Inventor: Uri Neta
  • Patent number: 11953658
    Abstract: An optical image capturing lens assembly includes six lens elements, the six lens elements being, in order from an object side to an image side: a first lens element with negative refractive power, a second lens element with positive refractive power, a third lens element with negative refractive power, a fourth lens element with positive refractive power, a fifth lens element, and a sixth lens element with negative refractive power.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 9, 2023
    Date of Patent: April 9, 2024
    Assignee: LARGAN PRECISION CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Chien-Hsun Wu, Tzu-Chieh Kuo
  • Patent number: 11940612
    Abstract: The disclosure relates to a viewing optic. In one embodiment, the disclosure relates to a viewing optic having an integrated display system. In one embodiment, the disclosure relates to a viewing optic having an integrated display system for generating images that are projected into the first focal plane of an optical system.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 31, 2023
    Date of Patent: March 26, 2024
    Assignee: SHELTERED WINGS, INC.
    Inventors: Calen Havens, Will Lowry, Ian Klemm, Samuel Hamilton, Garrison Bollig, Craig Schultz, Andrew Carlson, Jason Lyle, David M. Hamilton
  • Patent number: 11933950
    Abstract: A variable magnification optical system comprises, in order from an object side, a first lens group G1 having positive refractive power, a second lens group G2 having negative refractive power, a third lens group G3 having positive refractive power and a fourth lens group G4 having negative refractive power; upon varying a magnification, a distance between the first lens group G1 and the second lens group G2 being varied, a distance between the second lens group G2 and the third lens group G3 being varied, and a distance between the third lens group G3 and the fourth lens group G4 being varied; upon focusing, the fourth lens group G4 being moved; and a predetermined conditional expression being satisfied.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 10, 2021
    Date of Patent: March 19, 2024
    Assignee: Nikon Corporation
    Inventor: Kosuke Machida
  • Patent number: 11927749
    Abstract: A lens assembly for a weapon sight includes a first lens having an optical axis and a focal plane array (FPA) coaxial with the optical axis of the first lens. A first parameter of the first lens is selected that minimizes an error in image shift when the weapon sight lens assembly is adjusted for focus. The first parameter of the first lens can be at least one of a lateral position, axial displacement, thickness, effective focal length, material, effective focal length, radius of curvature, conic constants, and higher order aspheric coefficients of the first lens. A sensor can detect a position of the lens and a processor can compare the measured position to an ideal position and use a lookup table to display a corrected reticle position or corrected scene. An actuator may move the lens to the ideal position from the measured position.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 14, 2020
    Date of Patent: March 12, 2024
    Assignee: BAE Systems Information and Electronic Systems Integration Inc.
    Inventors: Will R. Grigsby, Glen L. Francisco, Matthew F. Kepler
  • Patent number: 11918421
    Abstract: Described herein are loupes shields. The shields can be easily attached to the loupes. The loupes shield is composed of a single filter that blocks harmful light. Additionally, the loupes shield includes a connector that permits the loupes shield to be attached to the loupes lens or housing that holds the loupes lens. The loupes shields described are useful in applications where it is desirable to protect the user from being exposed to damaging light. The loupes shields are useful in dental applications such as, for example, dental restorations, where light cure is required to cure the resin applied to a tooth during a dental restoration.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 29, 2020
    Date of Patent: March 5, 2024
    Assignee: University of Florida Research Foundation, Inc.
    Inventors: Hind Sattar Hussein, Nader Farhan Abdulhameed
  • Patent number: 11921360
    Abstract: Contact lenses, methods and systems for accomplishing the requirement for biocompatibility of oxygen delivery to the eye, and the cornea in particular, when elements and components are used which reduce the transmissibility of oxygen and which require coverage of a significant area of the non-vascularized cornea. A contact lens assembly is provided, comprising: an anterior surface, a posterior surface and at least one element or component having a substantially low oxygen permeability disposed within the lens. The contact lens also includes a layer having an oxygen permeability greater than the aforementioned element or component. The thickness of this layer is such that the layer provides an equivalent oxygen percentage to the cornea beneath the aforementioned element or component.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 9, 2021
    Date of Patent: March 5, 2024
    Assignee: Innovega, Inc.
    Inventors: Jerome A. Legerton, Jay P. Marsh, William E. Meyers, Arthur Yasheng Zhang
  • Patent number: 11921274
    Abstract: Detecting emission light, in a laser scanning microscope, wherein the emission light emanating from a sample is guided onto a two-dimensional matrix sensor having a plurality of pixels and being located on an image plane, and a detection point distribution function is detected by the matrix sensor in a spatially oversam pled manner. The emission light emanating from the sample is spectrally separated in a dispersion device; the spectrally separated emission light is detected by the matrix sensor in a spectrally resolved manner; and during the analysis of the intensities measured by the pixels of a pixel region, the spectral separation is cancelled at least for some of said pixels. Additional aspects relate to a detection device for the spectrally resolved detection of emission light in a laser scanning microscope and to a laser scanning microscope.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 29, 2021
    Date of Patent: March 5, 2024
    Assignee: Carl Zeiss Microscopy GmbH
    Inventors: Daniel Schwedt, Tiemo Anhut, Peter Schacht
  • Patent number: 11924402
    Abstract: To provide an information processing apparatus, an information processing method, and a program for restraining a burden on a user who observes a three-dimensional image. Therefore, a display control unit performs display control to cause a three-dimensional image to be displayed so that a first plane surface parallel to a horizontal plane in a real space is observed in an area based on a distance between a lower end and an upper end of a display surface on which a display unit displays the three-dimensional image and an angle between the horizontal plane and the display surface.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 4, 2021
    Date of Patent: March 5, 2024
    Assignee: SONY GROUP CORPORATION
    Inventors: Kazuki Yokoyama, Koji Aoyama, Tomoya Yano
  • Patent number: 11914075
    Abstract: A distance measurement apparatus includes: a laser light source configured to emit emitted light to be applied to an object to be measured; a laser light source control circuit configured to control the laser light source; a MEMS mirror configured to two-dimensionally scan the object with the emitted light; a reflecting member configured to cover a part of a scan region, and reflect the emitted light; and a light detector configured to receive reflected light from the object to be measured and reflected light from the reflecting member, and output a received light signal. The laser light source control circuit sets, to a threshold value, an amount of the emitted light obtained when output of the light detector is saturated, and controls an amount of the emitted light such that the amount of the emitted light is less than the threshold value.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 19, 2019
    Date of Patent: February 27, 2024
    Assignee: Mitsubishi Electric Corporation
    Inventors: Yosuke Takagawa, Masahiro Kawai
  • Patent number: 11914107
    Abstract: The present invention provides an optical camera lens, including, from an object side to an image side, a first lens, a second lens having a positive refractive power, a third lens, a fourth lens, a fifth lens, a sixth lens, a seventh lens, an eighth lens, and a ninth lens, and satisfying: 1.80?f1/f?3.20; and 2.00?d3/d4?8.00, where f denotes a focal length of the optical camera lens, f1 denotes a focal length of the first lens, d3 denotes an on-axis thickness of the second lens, and d4 denotes an on-axis distance from an image side surface of the second lens to an object side surface of the third lens. The optical camera lens meets design requirements of a large aperture, a wide angle, and ultra-thinness while having good optical performance.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 28, 2020
    Date of Patent: February 27, 2024
    Assignee: Raytech Optical (Changzhou) Co., Ltd
    Inventor: Wen Sun
  • Patent number: 11906704
    Abstract: Disclosed is a camera optical lens, comprising, from an object side to an image side in sequence: a first lens having a negative refractive power; a second lens having a positive refractive power; a third lens having a positive refractive power; a fourth lens having a negative refractive power; a fifth lens having a positive refractive power; and a sixth lens having a negative refractive power; wherein, the camera optical lens satisfies: ?4.50?f1/f??2.20; 2.00?f2/f?5.50; ?20.00?(R3+R4)/(R3?R4)??2.50; and 3.00?d9/d10?10.00; where, f denotes a focus length of camera optical lens; f1 and f2 denote focus lengths of first and second lens respectively; d9 denotes an on-axis thickness of fifth lens; d10 denotes an on-axis distance from an image side surface of fifth lens to an object side surface of sixth lens; R3 and R4 denote central curvature radii of an object side surface and an object side surface of second lens respectively.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 29, 2020
    Date of Patent: February 20, 2024
    Assignee: Raytech Optical (Changzhou) Co., Ltd
    Inventor: Jie Meng
  • Patent number: 11906429
    Abstract: A two-photon stimulated emission depletion composite microscope using continuous light loss, the microscope comprising: a two-photon imaging unit (100) and an STED imaging unit (200), wherein for thicker samples, the two-photon imaging unit (100) can be used, and for regions of interest on the surface of samples, the STED super-resolution imaging unit (200) can be used. The two-photon stimulated emission depletion composite microscope using continuous light loss integrates two functions of STED imaging and two-photon imaging, so as to provide a powerful tool for cutting-edge biomedical research.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 27, 2018
    Date of Patent: February 20, 2024
    Assignees: SUZHOU INSTITUTE OF BIOMEDICAL ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY, CHINESE ACADEMY OF SCIENCES, SUZHOU GUOKE MEDICAL TECHNOLOGY DEVELOPMENT (GROUP) CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Yunhai Zhang, Yuguo Tang, Tongda Wei, Jian Chang, Haomin Yang, Lin Ji