Patents Examined by Tamara Y Washington
  • Patent number: 11409075
    Abstract: A plastic optical lens assembly includes a first lens element, a second lens element and a cementing glue coating. A first spacing section is located between a first optical effective portion and a first engaging structure. A second optical effective portion is disposed correspondingly to the first optical effective portion. A second spacing section is located between the second optical effective portion and a second engaging structure. The first engaging structure is engaged with the second engaging structure. A reference space is between the first and the second spacing section. The cementing glue coating is at least disposed between the first and the second optical effective portions, and the first and the second lens elements are cemented by the cementing glue coating.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 5, 2019
    Date of Patent: August 9, 2022
    Assignee: LARGAN PRECISION CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Hsuan-Chin Huang, Hsiang-Chi Tang, Ming-Ta Chou
  • Patent number: 11402598
    Abstract: A lens module is provided. In the lens module, a conductive member is provided with a connecting hole at a position facing a recess of a connector, which is fixedly connected to a holding assembly. An end of each holding member included in the holding assembly is soldered to the connecting hole through the recess, and the connecting hole is a through hole circumferentially closed. By setting the connecting hole as a through hole sealed circumferentially, it may be ensured that an end of the holding member that goes through the connecting hole may be provided with solder paste all around. The holding member may be stably soldered to the conductive member, thereby ensuring transmission of electrical signals between the holding member and the conductive member, and further ensuring transmission of electrical signals between an image stabilization device and an auto focusing device.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 30, 2020
    Date of Patent: August 2, 2022
    Assignee: AAC Optics Solutions Pte. Ltd.
    Inventors: Jin Zhang, Gang Li, Jiliang Lu, Linzhen Li
  • Patent number: 11372221
    Abstract: A head-mounted display includes a main assembly, a mounting unit mounted on a head of a user and supporting the main assembly, a display unit housed in the main assembly and displaying images, a first lens and a second lens housed in the main assembly and guiding image light from the display unit to right eye and left eye, respectively, of the user, a first light reducer including an annular first end base disposed in the main assembly in surrounding relationship to edge of the first lens and a tubular first wall extending from the first end base in rearward direction of the main assembly, and a second light reducer including an annular second end base disposed in the main assembly in surrounding relationship to edge of the second lens and a tubular second wall extending from the second end base in the rearward direction of the main assembly.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 14, 2019
    Date of Patent: June 28, 2022
    Assignee: SONY INTERACTIVE ENTERTAINMENT INC.
    Inventor: Yuko Hirowatari
  • Patent number: 11372203
    Abstract: An optical imaging lens system includes five lens elements which are, in order from an object side to an image side, a first lens element, a second lens element, a third lens element, a fourth lens element and a fifth lens element. The first lens element has positive refractive power. The second lens element has negative refractive power. The third lens element has positive refractive power. The fourth lens element has negative refractive power. The fifth lens element with negative refractive power can have an object-side surface being concave in a paraxial region thereof.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 10, 2019
    Date of Patent: June 28, 2022
    Assignee: LARGAN PRECISION CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Hung-Shuo Chen, Shu-Yun Yang
  • Patent number: 11372227
    Abstract: A microsection sample stabilizer for aligning and stabilizing a microsection sample for microscopic inspection includes a frame including a base and at least one leveling portion supported by the base. The at least one leveling portion can define a viewing window for a microscope. The microsection sample stabilizer includes an interior region within the frame, and at least one compliant device operable within the interior region of the frame and operable to be supported by the base. The compliant device receives and supports the microsection sample, and biases the microsection sample against the at least one leveling portion of the frame to stabilize the microsection sample, such that an examination plane surface of the microsection sample is aligned and viewable through the viewing window by the microscope.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 20, 2019
    Date of Patent: June 28, 2022
    Assignee: Raytheon Company
    Inventors: Darrin Green, Stephen T. Fasolino, Joseph F. Colangelo
  • Patent number: 11360298
    Abstract: Exemplary reflective display devices and components are described. The devices and components may include a microwell layer having a plurality of quantum dot wells. Each quantum dot well of the plurality of quantum dot wells includes a reflective layer lining an interior wall of the well, and a plurality of nanoparticles configured to emit a color of light. The reflective display components may also include an electrowetting layer positioned above the microwell layer. The electrowetting layer may be operable to independently adjust an intensity of light emitted from each quantum dot well of the plurality of quantum dot wells in the microwell layer. The reflective display components may further include at least one of a light guide layer positioned above or below the electrowetting layer and one or more color filters positioned above at least one of the quantum dot wells.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 18, 2022
    Date of Patent: June 14, 2022
    Assignee: Applied Materials, Inc.
    Inventors: Robert Anthony Nordsell, Arvinder M. Chadha
  • Patent number: 11360321
    Abstract: An embodiment includes a bobbin provided at an outer circumferential surface thereof with a first coil, a first position sensor disposed on the outer circumferential surface of the bobbin and spaced apart from the first coil, a first magnet disposed so as to be opposite to the first position sensor, a second magnet disposed so as to be opposite to the first coil, the second magnet being configured to move the bobbin in a direction parallel to an optical axis via electromagnetic interaction with the first coil, a housing configured to support the first magnet and the second magnet; and upper and lower elastic members coupled to the bobbin and the housing, wherein the first position sensor is moved along with the bobbin.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 10, 2019
    Date of Patent: June 14, 2022
    Assignee: LG INNOTEK CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Sang Ok Park, Sang Jun Min, Tae Jin Jung, Hyune O Yoo
  • Patent number: 11360299
    Abstract: A display device includes a light source, a support structure, and a scanning mirror system. The scanning mirror system includes a mirror, a first anchor located at a first lateral side of the scanning mirror system, a second anchor located at a second lateral side of the scanning mirror system, and a flexure. A first portion of the flexure extends from the first anchor toward a first longitudinal end and turns to meet a first end of the mirror. A second portion extends from the second anchor toward a second longitudinal end and turns to meet to a second end of the mirror opposite the first end. An actuator system is configured to actuate the flexure to thereby vary a scan angle of the mirror.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 2, 2019
    Date of Patent: June 14, 2022
    Assignee: Microsoft Technology Licensing, LLC
    Inventors: Utku Baran, Wyatt Owen Davis, Joshua Owen Miller
  • Patent number: 11346988
    Abstract: A miniaturized optical circulator includes: two polarized beam splitters and a 45-degree Faraday rotator, wherein an optical signal of a first optical path is input from a common terminal and is separated into a first polarization component and a second polarization component by a first polarized beam splitter, the first polarization component passes through the 45-degree Faraday rotator, reached a second polarized beam splitter and is reflected back, and passes through the 45-degree Faraday rotator and the first polarized beam, and reached a receiving terminal; the second polarization component under goes one reflection of the first polarization beam splitter subsequent to being separated, and reaches the receiving terminal; the optical signal of a second optical path is input, passes through the second polarized beam splitter, the 45-degree Faraday rotator, and the polarized beam splitter, and is output by the common terminal.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 17, 2017
    Date of Patent: May 31, 2022
    Inventor: Peijuan Chen
  • Patent number: 11340418
    Abstract: An optical member driving mechanism is provided. The optical member driving mechanism includes a fixed portion, a movable portion, an electromagnetic driving assembly and an elastic member. The fixed portion has a base and a frame that is disposed on the base. The movable portion is movable relative to the fixed portion, and includes a carrier for carrying an optical member with an incident optical axis. The carrier includes a body and a sidewall that extends along the edge of the body. The electromagnetic driving assembly drives the movable portion to move relative to the fixed portion. The movable portion is movably connected to the fixed portion via the elastic member, wherein as viewed along the incident optical axis, the sidewall and the elastic member at least partially overlap.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 26, 2019
    Date of Patent: May 24, 2022
    Assignee: TDK TAIWAN CORP.
    Inventors: Chia-Che Wu, Sung-Mao Tsai, Chao-Chang Hu, Che-Wei Chang, Chen-Hsien Fan, Chih-Wei Weng
  • Patent number: 11340448
    Abstract: A photographing lens module includes a plurality of lens elements, wherein one of the lens elements is a plastic lens element, and at least one surface of an object-side surface and an image-side surface of the plastic lens element includes an effective optical portion and a peripheral portion. The effective optical portion is aspheric. The peripheral portion surrounds the effective optical portion, and includes a plurality of strip rib structures and a plurality of light absorbing coatings. Each of the strip rib structures has a strip shape along a radial direction of an optical axis of the plastic lens element, and the strip rib structures are arranged around the effective optical portion. The light absorbing coatings are coated on the strip rib structures respectively.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 6, 2019
    Date of Patent: May 24, 2022
    Assignee: LARGAN PRECISION CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Ming-Ta Chou
  • Patent number: 11333808
    Abstract: A light filtering assembly is installed in a lens module, including a fixed mount having a hollow part, a light filter at the hollow part, a shutter annularly disposed on the light filter, and a binding element. The hollow part is annularly formed by a support part extending from the fixed mount toward the hollow part. A first binding space is formed between the support part and the fixed mount, extending the outer periphery of the light filter and the shutter into the first binding space. An adhesive material is injected into the first binding space, and is then cooled down to form the binding element in the first binding space, so as to stop the light filter and the shutter at the hollow part as well as fix the light filter and the shutter on the fixed mount.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 3, 2019
    Date of Patent: May 17, 2022
    Assignee: DRAGONSTATE TECHNOLOGY CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Yankui Zhuang, Heng Yang
  • Patent number: 11333864
    Abstract: A plastic optical lens assembly includes a first lens element, a second lens element and a cementing glue coating. A first spacing section is located between a first optical effective portion and a first engaging structure. A second optical effective portion is disposed correspondingly to the first optical effective portion. A second spacing section is located between the second optical effective portion and a second engaging structure. The first engaging structure is engaged with the second engaging structure. A reference space is between the first and the second spacing section. The cementing glue coating is at least disposed between the first and the second optical effective portions, and the first and the second lens elements are cemented by the cementing glue coating.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 5, 2019
    Date of Patent: May 17, 2022
    Assignee: LARGAN PRECISION CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Hsuan-Chin Huang, Hsiang-Chi Tang, Ming-Ta Chou
  • Patent number: 11333873
    Abstract: A surgical microscope, a method for observing an object in an observation area during surgery, and a retrofit-kit for a surgical microscope are provided. The surgical microscope includes at least one optical carrier for variably deflecting an observation axis of an optical observation assembly into an optical viewing axis directed towards the observation area. The optical carrier includes at least one optical beam deflector and is arranged between the optical observation assembly and the observation area. The optical carrier further includes a movable range-setting system for supporting the at least one optical beam deflector and for positioning the at least one optical beam deflector at a variable distance from the optical observation assembly.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 13, 2019
    Date of Patent: May 17, 2022
    Assignee: LEICA INSTRUMENTS (SINGAPORE) PTE. LTD.
    Inventor: George Themelis
  • Patent number: 11320663
    Abstract: A diffractive optical element (DOE) comprises a first part comprising a first transparent non-conductive base and a first transparent conductive layer disposed on the first transparent non-conductive base and a second part comprising a second transparent non-conductive base and a second transparent conductive layer disposed on the second transparent non-conductive base. The first transparent conductive layer and the second transparent conductive layer have periodical patterns of thickness for diffracting light. Spacers separate the first part and the second part. The first part and the second part are positioned such that the first transparent conductive layer is facing the second transparent conductive layer. A first end of the first transparent conductive layer is electrically connected to a first terminal of a capacitance monitor, and a second end of the second transparent conductive layer is electrically connected to a second terminal of the capacitance monitor.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 4, 2019
    Date of Patent: May 3, 2022
    Assignee: Omni Vision Technologies, Inc.
    Inventors: Chun-Sheng Fan, Wei-Feng Lin
  • Patent number: 11314072
    Abstract: A microscope system includes a light sheet microscopy functional unit and at least one further light microscopy functional unit. The light sheet microscopy functional unit has an illumination objective which is formed by a first objective and a detection objective which is formed by a separate second objective. The at least one further light microscopy functional unit has a detection objective that is formed by the second objective.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 25, 2018
    Date of Patent: April 26, 2022
    Assignee: LEICA MICROSYSTEMS CMS GMBH
    Inventors: Werner Knebel, Florian Fahrbach
  • Patent number: 11314033
    Abstract: An optical element driving mechanism is provided. The optical element driving mechanism includes a fixed portion, a movable portion, a driving assembly, and a circuit unit. The movable portion is movably connected to the fixed portion, and holds an optical element. The driving assembly drives the movable portion to move relative to the fixed portion. The circuit unit includes a base, a plate-connecting portion, and a layer-connecting portion. The plate-connecting portion is partially embedded in the base. The layer-connecting portion is disposed on the base. The driving assembly is electrically connected to the layer-connecting portion. The thickness of the plate-connecting portion is different from the thickness of the layer-connecting portion.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 24, 2020
    Date of Patent: April 26, 2022
    Assignee: TDK TAIWAN CORP.
    Inventors: Chao-Chang Hu, Liang-Ting Ho, You-Zhen Lin, Sin-Jhong Song
  • Patent number: 11314032
    Abstract: An optical element driving mechanism is provided, including a base, a holder movably coupled to the base for holding an optical element, a casing, a frame, a driving assembly, and an adhering member. The casing has a top wall and a plurality of side walls extending from the edge of the top wall along an optical axis of the optical element, and the top wall is closer to a light-incident end than the base. The frame is disposed on the top wall and has a frame protrusion extending toward the base. The driving assembly is configured to drive the holder to move relative to the base, and an accommodating space is formed between the base, the frame and the casing. The adhering member is disposed in the accommodating space and configured to directly adhere to the base, the frame, the casing, and the driving assembly.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 21, 2019
    Date of Patent: April 26, 2022
    Assignee: TDK TAIWAN CORP.
    Inventors: Fu-Yuan Wu, Kun-Shih Lin, Yu-Huai Liao, Yu-Cheng Lin, Yen-Cheng Chen
  • Patent number: 11300776
    Abstract: Some embodiments include a MEMS apparatus configured to redirect light in a LiDAR system and includes a support frame and a plurality of mirror elements disposed in a linear array within the support frame including a first mirror element and a second mirror element. Each of the plurality of mirror elements can be rotatable on a rotational axis that is perpendicular to a line defined by the linear array of the plurality of mirror elements and bisects the corresponding mirror element into a first portion and a second portion. The apparatus can include a coupling element having a distal end physically coupled to a first portion of the first mirror element and a proximal end physically coupled to a second portion of the second mirror element such that a rotation of the first mirror element causes a synchronous and equal rotation of the second mirror element.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 7, 2018
    Date of Patent: April 12, 2022
    Assignee: Beijing Voyager Technology Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Qin Zhou, Youmin Wang
  • Patent number: 11287663
    Abstract: An optical transmitting module and a head mounted display device are provided. The optical transmitting module includes a waveguide and a first lens. The waveguide is located on a transmission path of an image beam. The waveguide includes a plurality of beam splitters configured to split the image beam the image beam into a first image beam and a second image beam. The second image beam reflected by the beam splitter is outputted from the waveguide, so as to display a virtual image. The first lens causes a plurality of virtual images displayed by a plurality of the second image beams reflected from different beam splitters at the same angle to coincide on a focal plane of the first lens. The head mounted display device can eliminate a ghost image phenomenon that occurs when the user observes the images displayed in a range closer to the eye.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 18, 2019
    Date of Patent: March 29, 2022
    Assignee: Coretronic Corporation
    Inventors: Yi-Chien Lo, Hung-Ta Chien, Hsin-Hsiang Lo