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264100100 - OPTICAL ARTICLE SHAPING OR TREATING

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20090179340Lens molds with coating - The present invention generally relates to a contact lens forming mold and to a method of producing contact lenses with higher production yield and improved quality. By coating a contact lens forming mold with a nano-structured fluorine-containing inorganic polycondensate coating solution the number of lens holes, such as voids or areas of non uniform thickness of a contact lens therein produced is substantially decreased.07-16-2009
20130043608METHOD OF MANUFACTURING OPTICAL MEMBER - The purpose of the present invention is to make a change in the chromaticity of an optical member due to use unlikely to occur. A method of manufacturing a prism sheet 02-21-2013
20090194892METHOD OF MANUFACTURING OPTICAL COMPONENTS - A method of manufacturing an optical component is provided. The method comprises steps of providing a first liquid; providing a fluid, disposed above the first liquid, wherein an interface exists between the first liquid and the fluid; providing a polymer precursor at the interface; and solidifying the polymer precursor so as to form the optical component made by a polymer.08-06-2009
20090160074Method for making contact lenses - The instant invention pertains to a method and a fluid composition for producing contact lenses with improved lens quality and with increased product yield. The method of the invention involves adding a phospholipid into a fluid composition including a lens-forming material in an amount sufficient to reduce an averaged mold separation force by at least about 40% in comparison with that without the phospholipids.06-25-2009
20100109175PROCESSOR CONTROLLED OPHTHALMIC DEVICE - This invention discloses methods and apparatus for providing a media insert with a Data Processor into an ophthalmic lens. An energy source is capable of powering the Data Processor included within the ophthalmic lens. In some embodiments, an ophthalmic lens is cast molded from a silicone hydrogel.05-06-2010
20130049239LENS FABRICATION APPARATUS AND LENS FABRICATION METHOD USING THE SAME - A lens fabrication apparatus includes: a lens mold having a connection portion formed on one side thereof and disposed on a light emission surface of a light emitting unit; and a vacuum forming unit discharging air from within the lens mold to the outside through the connection portion or injecting a material into the lens mold through the connection portion.02-28-2013
20090267247METHOD FOR MANUFACTURING LENS - An exemplary a method for manufacturing a lens is provided. In the method, a first lens preform and a second lens preform is formed. The first lens preform includes a first surface and an opposite second surface. The second lens preform includes a third surface and an opposite fourth surface. An oxygen plasma is applied to the second and fourth surfaces so as to form a number of groups capable of being irreversibly bonded. The second surface is contacted with the fourth surface. The groups capable of being irreversibly bonded take place an irreversible bonding reaction to chemically combine the second and fourth surfaces, thereby obtaining a double sided lens preform. The double sided lens preform is diced into a number of double side lenses.10-29-2009
20130062800Method for Producing Wafer Lens - A method for producing a wafer lens provided with a lens portion made of a photo-curable resin on one face of a substrate. The method includes a dispensing step, a curing step and a releasing step. In the dispensing step, a photo-curable resin material is dispensed on at least one of (i) a mold having a molding surface in a shape corresponding to an optical surface shape of the lens portion and (ii) the one face of the substrate. The photo-curable resin material has a viscosity of 10000 cP or more at 25° C. In the dispensing step, the photo-curable resin material is heated so that the viscosity of the photo-curable resin material becomes between 1000 cP and 10000 cP, and dispensed.03-14-2013
20120223449TRANSPARENT ALUMINA CERAMICS WITH ORIENTED GRAINS AND PREPARATION METHOD THEREOF - A kind or transparent alumina ceramics is disclosed herein, the optical axes of all or part or the crystal grains of the transparent alumina ceramics are arranged in a direction, which makes the transparent alumina ceramics have orientation.09-06-2012
20110037184Method of Producing Intraocular Lens - To provide a manufacturing method of an intraocular lens wherein by using a mold having an optical part molding part for forming a member becoming the optical part by molding, and a support part molding part for forming a member becoming the support part by molding, in which the front optical surface and the rear optical surface can be directly obtained by molding the optical molding part, and the support part can be obtained by applying a additional machining to the member obtained by molding, the method comprises the steps of: injecting a raw material of an intraocular lens into the mold, then polymerizing and hardening the raw material, then machining the member becoming the support part into a shape of the support part in a state that at least the front optical surface and the rear optical surface in the polymerized or hardened members are covered with the optical part molding part of the mold, and releasing the optical part molding part from the mold.02-17-2011
20090212450Method of manufacturing contact lens material and method of manufacturing soft contact lens - Provided is a contact lens material having a smooth surface with good water wettability and durability. In the method of manufacturing a contact lens material comprising a contact lens base material and a coating formed on at least a portion of a surface of the above base material, the contact lens base material is processed by plasma polymerization in a mixed gas atmosphere of methane and moist air, and then treated with plasma in a nonpolymerizable gas atmosphere to form the above coating. Further provided is a method of manufacturing a soft contact lens wherein water is introduced into the contact lens material manufactured by the above method to obtain a soft contact lens.08-27-2009
20110278750Method for Producing Wafer Lens and Apparatus for Producing Wafer Lens - Disclosed are a method for producing a wafer lens and an apparatus for producing the same, wherein a high precision wafer lens is obtained easily. Specifically disclosed is a method for producing a wafer lens in which at least one surface of a glass substrate is provided with a lens part that is formed of photocurable resin. The method comprises in order: a dispensing step wherein photocurable resin is dispensed to a mold having a surface of a negative shape corresponding to an optical surface shape of the lens part; an imprinting step wherein the resin and the glass plate are pressed against each other; an exposure step wherein the resin is irradiated with light; and a releasing step wherein the mold is separated from the glass substrate, wherein the pressure is reduced in at least a part of the dispensing step, imprinting step, exposure step and the releasing step.11-17-2011
20120153516Production Method of Wafer Lens - The aim is to regulate thickness on the optical axis in the production of wafer lenses. Disclosed is a wafer lens production method that is equipped with a dispensing process for dropping resin onto a molding die (06-21-2012
20120032363GLARE REDUCING ROUGH SURFACES - An intraocular lens for insertion into a capsular bag in order to focus incoming light toward a retina and process for manufacturing thereof along with concomitant reduced glare and improved vision provides for a center lens portion of a lens for focusing incoming light toward the retina and the surrounding lens portion for mounting the lens within the capsular bag. A surface roughness disposed on the surrounding lens portion is provided for reducing the glare due to non-focused light directed toward the retina from the intraocular lens with the roughness having a roughness level of between about Ra 45 and about Ra 350.02-09-2012
20090189302METHOD FOR MANUFACTURING MICROLENS AND METHOD FOR MANUFACTURING SOLID-STATE IMAGE SENSOR - A method for manufacturing a microlens includes forming a microlens by pressing a microlens mold having a reverse shape of a microlens formed therein on a microlens-forming film formed on a substrate to transfer the reverse shape of the microlens to the microlens-forming film. The microlens mold is formed by irradiating an inorganic resist film which is formed on a mold substrate with exposure light by relative two-dimensional scanning, and etching an exposed region of the inorganic resist film to form the reverse shape of the microlens. The irradiation intensity of the exposure light is adjusted to correspond to the depth of the reverse shape of the microlens from the surface of the inorganic resist film on the basis of profile data of the reverse shape of the microlens.07-30-2009
20100133710BIOMEDICAL DEVICES CONTAINING INTERNAL WETTING AGENTS - This invention includes a wettable biomedical device containing a high molecular weight hydrophilic polymer and a hydroxyl-functionalized silicone-containing monomer.06-03-2010
20120292793PROCESS FOR PRODUCING ARTICLE HAVING FINE CONCAVE AND CONVEX STRUCTURE ON SURFACE - The present invention relates to a method for producing an article having a fine concave and convex structure on a surface thereof, comprising the following steps (i) to (iii): (i) step of sandwiching a photocurable composition between a mold having an inverted structure of the fine concave and convex structure on a surface thereof and a substrate; (ii) step of irradiating the photocurable composition with light; and (iii) step of separating the mold from the cured product to obtain an article comprising the substrate having on a surface thereof the cured product having the fine concave and convex structure on a surface thereof, in which the mold contains TiO11-22-2012
20110204531Method of Manufacturing Wafer Lens - Provided is a method of manufacturing a wafer lens in which the surface configuration of the lens section can be transferred with high precision. The method possesses a step of preparing a molding die having plural molding surfaces corresponding to an optical surface configuration of the optical member; a filling step of filling the photo-curable resin in between the surface of the substrate and the molding surface of the molding die; a photo-curing step of exposing the photo-curable resin to light to accelerate curing; a heating step of conducting a heat treatment for the photo-curable resin having been cured in the photo-curing step; and a releasing step of releasing the molding die from the photo-curable resin after conducting the heating step, and further comprises a step of conducting a post-cure treatment for the optical member.08-25-2011
20080290534OPHTHALMIC LENS MOLD SURFACE ENERGY DIFFERENTIAL - This invention discloses improved mold parts fashioned from a thermoplastic resin compounded with an additive to reduce the surface energy of the mold part. The mold parts can be used in manufacturing processes, such as, for example: continuous, in-line or batched processes of ophthalmic lens molds.11-27-2008
20120139137LENS MOLDS HAVING ATMOSPHERIC PLASMA COATINGS THEREON - The invention provides a method of making ophthalmic lenses with an enhanced quality and enhanced yield achieved by reducing mold separation force and lens-mold adhesion. The method comprises the steps of generating an atmospheric plasma flow from a working gas and controlling the continuity of the atmospheric plasma flow with a power generator, and, introducing the atmospheric plasma flow to a molding surface of a mold for making an ophthalmic lens (preferably contact lens, more preferably a silicone hydrogel contact lens) and increasing the surface hydrophobicity of the molding surface of the mold and thereby to reduce a mold separation force after molding a lens formulation in the mold.06-07-2012
20120068370Method for Producing Wafer Lens, and Method and Apparatus for Producing Wafer Lens Laminate - Disclosed is a method for producing a wafer lens, wherein misalignment between a glass substrate and a molding mold is suppressed from occurring. The method for producing a wafer lens comprises: a step wherein, in a first reduced pressure atmosphere, an energy-curable resin is arranged between a glass substrate (03-22-2012
20090321970OPHTHALMIC LENS MOLDS PARTS WITH SILOXANE WAX - This invention discloses improved mold parts for ophthalmic lenses fashioned from a thermal plastic resin compounded with a siloxane wax resulting in a thermal plastic compound with a deionized water contact angle that is greater than the deionized water contact angle of the pure thermal plastic resin. The mold parts can be used in manufacturing processes, such as, for example: continuous, in-line or batched processes.12-31-2009
20090243125METHODS AND APPARATUS FOR INK JET PROVIDED ENERGY RECEPTOR - This invention discloses methods and apparatus for providing a biomedical device, such as an ophthalmic lens with an energy receptor capable of powering a processing device. The energy receptor can include a conductive material deposited onto a media and placed within a mold used to form the biomedical device. In some embodiments, the conductive material is ink jetted onto the media.10-01-2009
20120139138METHOD FOR MAKING SILICONE HYDROGEL CONTACT LENSES - The invention provides a method for washing, with a water-based system, reusable molds for making silicone hydrogel contact lenses. The water-based washing system comprises an ethoxylated silicone polyether surfactant. The water-based system of the invention can effectively wash away silicone-containing components and other components of a lens formulation left behind on the molding surfaces of a reusable mold, after removing a silicone hydrogel contact lens cast molded in the reusable mold.06-07-2012
20130214440LENS SHEET MANUFACTURING METHOD AND LENS SHEET MANUFACTURING APPARATUS - A lens sheet manufacturing method according to one aspect of the presently disclosed subject matter includes: conveying an original lens sheet having a plurality of linear lens elements arranged and formed in parallel with each other on a front sheet surface; detecting an edge line of one of the lens elements; determining whether the detected edge line and a trimming direction blade included in a punching blade are parallel with each other; when it is determined that they are not parallel with each other, controlling a conveying direction of the original lens sheet so that the trimming direction blade and the detected edge line are parallel with each other; and temporarily stopping conveying with the edge line of the lens element and the trimming direction blade being parallel with each other and punching the original lens sheet with the punching blade to manufacture a separated lens sheet.08-22-2013
20110006447Method for Producing Hybrid Optical Element Grouping - A method for producing a hybrid optical element grouping, wherein a molding die excellent in durability and mold releasing property is used to produce high quality plastic lenses having no strain. This method for producing a hybrid optical element grouping is a method for producing a hybrid optical element grouping comprising a flat glass plate and, disposed thereon, plural optical members formed from an actinic radiation curable resin. The method is characterized by applying the actinic radiation curable resin to a plastic molding die having plural cavities having shapes corresponding to the optical members to fill the cavities with the resin, disposing the flat glass plate on the resin, and irradiating the resin with light from at least one of the molding die side and the flat-glass-plate side to cure the actinic radiation curable resin packed in the molding die.01-13-2011
20110057336CONTROL OF SURFACE ROUGHNESS AND PATTERNS BY LIGHT ORIENTATION - A method of forming an optical device having secondary surface features thereon includes disposing a photopolymerizable material between a first substrate and a second substrate such that a rear surface of the photopolymerizable material contacts the first substrate and a front surface of the photopolymerizable material contacts the second substrate, the first substrate being a compliant substrate; and irradiating the photopolymerizable material from the front surface thereof using collimated light so as to induce at least partial polymerization of the photopolymerizable material, wherein the secondary surface features are formed at the rear surface of the photopolymerizable material.03-10-2011
20090051059METHODS FOR FORMATION OF AN OPHTHALMIC LENS PRECURSOR AND LENS - This invention discloses methods for generating one or both of an ophthalmic lens precursor with at least a portion of one surface free-formed from a Reactive Mixture. In some embodiments, an ophthalmic lens precursor is formed on a substrate with an arcuate optical quality surface via a source of actinic radiation controllable to cure a definable portion of a volume of Reactive Mixture.02-26-2009
20090032987Methods of forming a lens master plate for wafer level lens replication - Methods of forming a lens master plate. In one embodiment, a substrate is coated with a polymer material layer. Isolated sections are formed in the polymer material layer. The isolated sections are formed into lens shapes using a lens master.02-05-2009
20090315200METHOD FOR MAKING LENS ARRAY - A method for making a lens array, is provided. The method includes: providing a mold core having a plurality of molding surfaces to form the optical surfaces of the lenses; applying a molding material on the mold core; placing a transparent sheet on the molding material and pressing the molding material toward the molding surfaces of the mold core, the transparent sheet having a smooth surface for contacting the molding material; applying a given light beam onto the transparent sheet to solidify the molding material beneath the transparent sheet; and removing the mold core and the transparent sheet to obtain a lens array.12-24-2009
20110101551Method for manufacturing lens used in camera module - The present invention provides a method for manufacturing a lens used in a camera module including the steps of: preparing a preform for manufacturing a lens; forming a front lens on a front surface of the preform; and forming an array lens by forming a rear lens on a rear surface of the preform during the formation of the front lens.05-05-2011
20110248415PROCESS FOR MANUFACTURE OF A THERMOCHROMIC CONTACT LENS MATERIAL - Disclosed in this specification is a process for manufacturing a thermochromic contact lens. The process includes (1) selecting a photoinitiator that absorbs at a first wavelength and at least one thermochromic dye that displays substantial absorption at the first wavelength when the dye is at a first temperature and exhibits at least an 80% reduction in absorbance at the first wavelength at a second temperature, (2) maintaining the reaction mixture at the second temperature and (3) providing cure light that includes the first wavelength.10-13-2011
20120199995APPARATUS AND METHOD FOR FORMATION OF AN ENERGIZED OPHTHALMIC DEVICE FOR LIGHT THERAPY - This invention discloses methods and apparatus for providing an ophthalmic lens with light source capable of providing specific bandwidths of light to an eye of a wearer. In some embodiments, an ophthalmic lens is cast molded from a silicone hydrogel and an energy source and light source encapsulated within the ophthalmic lens.08-09-2012
20100276823METHOD FOR MAKING CONTACT LENSES - The instant invention pertains to a method and a fluid composition for producing contact lenses with improved lens quality and with increased product yield. The method of the invention involves adding a phospholipid into a fluid composition including a lens-forming material in an amount sufficient to reduce an averaged mold separation force by at least about 40% in comparison with that without the phospholipids.11-04-2010
20090152749METHOD FOR EVAPORATING IR CUT-OFF FIRM UPON A PLASTIC OPTICAL LENS - A method for evaporating an IR cut-off firm upon a plastic optical lens with control of ion gun and electronic gun; wherein: retaining a plastic optical lens at a normal temperature without heating; controlling a power of an ion gun to be between 350 W to 850 W in evaporating a film of high refraction coefficient; and a power of an ion gun to be below 500 W in evaporating a film of low refraction coefficient. in evaporating process, the temperature of the plastic optical lens is controlled to be between 80° C.˜150° C. so that no deformation occurs. A plastic optical lens is as a substrate and ion gun and electronic gun use as assistant in evaporation so as to have the effect of evaporating more layers upon the plastic optical lens.06-18-2009
20120043678Color Filterless Display Device, Optical Element, and Manufacture - A method of forming an optical element for a color display device includes forming a lens shaped die, coating a low refractive index photo-setting resin on the lens shaped die, pasting the lens shaped die to a substrate, and irradiating the coated low refractive index photo-setting resin so as to set the low refractive index resin and form a low refractive index layer. The lens shaped die is removed from the low refractive index layer set on the substrate, a high refractive index photo-setting resin is coated on the low refractive index layer by use of a planarizing die, and the coated high refractive index photo-setting resin is irradiated so as to set the high refractive index resin and form a high refractive index layer. The planarizing die is then from the high refractive index layer set on the low refractive index layer.02-23-2012
20120112373METHOD FOR MAKING CONTACT LENSES - The instant invention pertains to a method and a fluid composition for producing contact lenses with improved lens quality and with increased product yield. The method of the invention involves adding a Butylated Polyvinylpyrrolidone into a fluid composition including a lens-forming material in an amount sufficient to reduce an averaged mold separation force by at least about 20% in comparison with that without the Butylated Polyvinylpyrrolidone.05-10-2012
20090206498ENERGIZED BIOMEDICAL DEVICE - This invention discloses methods and apparatus for providing a biomedical device, such as an ophthalmic lens with an energy receptor capable of powering a processing device.08-20-2009
20120061865METHOD OF MANUFACTURING OPTICAL COMPONENT AND APPARATUS FOR MANUFACTURING OPTICAL COMPONENT - A method of manufacturing an optical component includes, bringing a mold including at least one portion made of an infrared transmitting material into tight contact with a substrate, heating the substrate by irradiating the substrate with an infrared ray in a state that a gap is present between the substrate and the mold, and placing the mold and the substrate into tight contact with each other.03-15-2012
20120061864METHOD FOR MANUFACTURING LENS, APPARATUS FOR MANUFACTURING LENS, AND METHOD FOR MANUFACTURING OPTICAL APPARATUS - A method for manufacturing a lens having a refractive index distribution includes: a step of contacting a monomer with a structural member of a polymer, the monomer and a material obtained by polymerization of the monomer showing refractive indices which are different from the refractive index of the polymer; a step of diffusing the contacted monomer in the structural member; and a step of polymerizing the monomer. In the step of diffusing the contacted monomer in the structural member, the method further includes the steps of: irradiating light on at least 50% of one of the surfaces of the structural member which is parallel to the diffusion direction of the monomer, and measuring the intensity of the light passing through the structural member in a predetermined region, and when the measured intensity of the light reaches a predetermined value, the step of polymerizing the monomer is started.03-15-2012
20120205826OPTICAL MOLDING APPARATUS AND OPTICAL MOLDING METHOD - An optical molding apparatus that molds a three-dimensional model by stacking cured layers. Each cured layer is formed by emitting light according to cross-sectional-shape data of the three-dimensional model onto a surface of photo-curable resin. The optical molding apparatus includes a container that contains the photo-curable resin, a movable stage that is movable in a direction orthogonal to the surface of the photo-curable resin, an optical system that emits the light onto the surface of the photo-curable resin contained in the container so as to form each cured layer on the movable stage, and a discharging mechanism that performs a discharging operation for discharging new photo-curable resin onto a surface of each cured layer formed on the movable stage before stacking a subsequent cured layer.08-16-2012
20110074055DEVICE AND METHOD FOR FORMING LENS - In order to realize a device and a method each capable of forming a lens with high accuracy and low costs, a lens forming device of the present invention includes a metal mold, an insulating substrate, a stage, a power source, a switch, and a UV radiating device. Dielectric resin is supplied onto the insulating substrate and a transfer surface of the metal mold is pressed to the dielectric resin so as to transfer a lens shape to the dielectric resin. At that time, the power source applies a voltage on the metal mold to generate an electric field between the metal mold and the insulating substrate so that an electrostatic attraction causes the dielectric resin to be attracted toward the transfer surface of the metal mold while the top of the dielectric resin has a sharp cuspate shape. Consequently, bubbles are less likely to be invade between the transfer surface and the dielectric resin, allowing transferring a highly accurate lens shape to the dielectric resin.03-31-2011
20120133064SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR THE PRODUCTION OF CONTACT LENSES - An apparatus for spin casting lenses includes a rotatable tube, the rotatable tube defining a longitudinal cavity, wherein the longitudinal cavity is configured to receive molds. According to one exemplary embodiment, the rotatable tube is made of metal and includes a plurality of apertures configured to permit the transmission of actinic radiation.05-31-2012
20100181691METHOD OF MOLDING, PROCESS FOR PRODUCING LENS, MOLDING APPARATUS, PROCESS FOR PRODUCING STAMPER, MASTER PRODUCTION APPARATUS, STAMPER PRODUCTION SYSTEM, AND STAMPER PRODUCTION APPARATUS - Molded articles, such as a lens, are produced by multiple repetitions of a transfer process composed of the transformation step of bringing a transfer member (07-22-2010
20120175796Method and Apparatus for Producing a Structure, Molding Tool - A method of producing a structure from curable material by molding includes arranging a molding tool above a surface, so that in a region between the molding tool and the surface, the curable material adjoins the surface and a molding face of the molding tool which faces the surface, and so that additional curable material may continue to flow into the region. The method further includes irradiating the curable material in the region in a locally varying manner, so that the curable material cures at different speeds in a laterally varying manner and that shrinkages occurring during curing of the curable material are compensated for by the additional curable material. The method further includes applying a constant pressure to the additional curable material. Moreover, a second method and an apparatus for producing a structure from curable material by molding and a molding tool for an optical component are described.07-12-2012
20100270691METHOD FOR MANUFACTURING LENS ASSEMBLY - A method for manufacturing a lens assembly includes the below steps. Firstly, a lens having an optical central portion and an annular connecting portion having a first surface is provided. Secondly, a filter comprising a glass substrate and a filter film formed thereon is provided, the glass substrate has a second surface. Thirdly, the first surface and the second surface are treated with oxygen plasma to improve a hydrophilic property thereof. Fourthly, the filter is positioned on the annular connecting portion, the first surface is in contact with the second surface, and a lens assembly comprising the lens and the filter is obtained.10-28-2010
20120187589FREE FORM LENS WITH REFRACTIVE INDEX VARIATIONS - This invention provides for method of forming an ophthalmic lens with at least one portion of the lens including multiple voxels of polymerized crosslinkable material. In addition, the present invention provides for apparatus for generating an ophthalmic lens with one or more areas of different refractive indexes and a surface with one or both of a raised area and a depressed area.07-26-2012
20120261846LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE AND MANUFACTURING METHOD THEREOF - A polymerizable compound in a liquid crystal composition is polymerized in a state that liquid crystal molecules present in a gap between a pixel electrode and at least either one of signal electrodes and scanning electrodes are tilted in a direction from the at least either one of the signal electrodes and the scanning electrodes toward the pixel electrode. Preferably, the amount of the polymerizable compound remaining in the liquid crystal phase after the polymerization is not more than 0.05 parts by weight per 100 parts by weight of the liquid crystal. In a seal section surrounding the liquid crystal layer, a second seal wall is preferably provided at a position opposite to the liquid crystal injection inlet in the non-display section.10-18-2012
20100230837Release aids for releasing silicone hydrogel ophthalmic lenses - This invention includes methods and systems for processing hydrogel biomedical devices, such as ophthalmic lenses using polyethylene glycol to facilitate release of the devices from a mold part.09-16-2010
20120286437ELECTRONIC DEVICE AND METHOD OF MANUFACTURING THE ELECTRONIC DEVICE - An electronic device capable of balancing both light transmitting and receiving performance and mounting reliability is provided. The electronic device includes an element (light receiving element), a transparent layer, and a sealing resin layer. The element is, for example, a semiconductor element and has an optically functional region having an optical function (for example, light receiving or light emission) on one face. The transparent layer is located on the optically functional region, directly comes in contact with the one face of the light receiving element, and is optically transparent. The sealing resin layer seals sides of the transparent layer and one face of the light receiving element, does not coat an upper face of the transparent layer, and is mixed with filler that improves rigidity.11-15-2012
20130140723METHOD OF FABRICATING AN OPTICAL GRATING - According to embodiments of the invention, the design and fabrication of a binary superimposed grating (BSG) results in better performing devices that may be fabricated using existing technology. The fabrication process includes forming grating features based upon repeating features of the desired superposition function. The design process also relaxes the processing requirement for equivalently performing devices.06-06-2013
20130127077SILICONE HYDROGEL LENSES WITH CONVERTIBLE COMFORT AGENTS - The invention provides a silicone hydrogel contact lens including a hydrolyzable polymer. The hydrolyzable polymer can be converted by hydrolysis into a hydrophilic polymer which is capable of imparting the silicone hydrogel contact lens a hydrophilic surface without post-curing surface treatment.05-23-2013
20100276824METHOD FOR MAKING CONTACT LENSES - The instant invention pertains to a method and a fluid composition for producing contact lenses with improved lens quality and with increased product yield. The method of the invention involves adding a phospholipid into a fluid composition including a lens-forming material in an amount sufficient to reduce an averaged mold separation force by at least about 40% in comparison with that without the phospholipids.11-04-2010
20130147072Method of Treating a Lens Forming Surface of at Least One Mold Half of a Mold for Molding Ophthalmic Lenses - A method of treating of a lens forming surface (06-13-2013
20120018911Optical device and deflector formation process - The Optical Device and Deflector Formation Process is a process where a non-permanent optical device or deflector is created: (1) within a medium by sources of energy that disrupts the properties of the media in a volume within a media; (2) within a vacuum or media by sources of energy that introduce specific aligned energies in the vacuum or media in a volume within a vacuum or media; or in combination of (1) and (2). A created Optical Device or Deflector is not contained within any boundaries that are composed of a media that is different from the media that surrounds the optical device or deflector. The process indicated in (1) consists of secondary and tertiary sources of energy: where the secondary sources can affect the energy, energy state and/or the orientation of specific molecules or particles, and tertiary sources are similar to secondary sources, however, makeup for deficiencies the secondary sources could not provide. The process indicated in (2) consists of secondary sources that introduce a specific array of arrays of energies that become the optical device or deflector, where tertiary sources may not be necessary unless they are assisting the secondary sources. The term “primary source” is reserved for waves, particles, molecules or objects that are deflected or affected by the created device. The optical device, in summary, causes a change in the primary sources momentum of particles, molecules, objects or waves when passing through or deflected from the optical device or deflector, respectively.01-26-2012

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