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359 - Optical: systems and elements

359642000 - LENS

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Class / Patent application numberDescriptionNumber of patent applications / Date published
359822000 Adjustable 480
359820000 With temperature compensation or control 35
359827000 Detachably attached (e.g., plate, barrel, etc.) 25
359829000 With threads 15
359830000 With ring 13
359821000 Plural lenses in common carrier selectively operable (e.g., turret type, etc.) 4
20090244729METHOD FOR MANUFACTURING OPTICAL ELEMENT, OPTICAL ELEMENT UNIT, AND IMAGING UNIT - A method for manufacturing an optical element Being resistant to reflow treatment, to realize board mounting of electronic parts by melting of a conductive paste by heat, comprising the step of: (i) forming an antireflective film on an optical element body composed of a thermosetting resin, wherein a film making temperature in a process of forming the antireflective film is maintained in a range of −40 to +40 ° C. with respect to a melting temperature of the conductive paste.10-01-2009
20080231973MECHANISM FOR A MICROSCOPE OBJECTIVE CHANGER AND FILTER CHANGER - A mechanism is disclosed for incorporation into automatic microscope which permits the interchanging of optical path components such as objective lens assemblies, filters, and imaging devices. The mechanism features good placement accuracy and repeatability to permit the maintenance of system calibrations.09-25-2008
20110102918OPERATOR-SELECTABLE-STOP TURRET KNOB - A turret knob comprises an adjustable member, an engagement member and a plurality of stop members. The adjustable member is capable of being adjustably positionable about an axis of rotation. The engagement member is coupled to the adjustment member, and a relative position of the engagement member with respect to the axis of rotation corresponds to a position of the adjustable member as the adjustable member is adjustably positioned about the axis of rotation. The plurality of stop members are each selectably positioned about the axis of rotation. Each stop member is capable of interfering with the engagement member and blocking movement of the adjustable member as the adjustable member is adjustably positioned about the axis of rotation. The adjustable member is adjustably positionable about the axis of rotation between adjacent stop member positions.05-05-2011
20130170054OPTICAL SWITCHING SYSTEM - An optical switching system and method of selecting between one of several available in optic modules in an optical system is disclosed. In one example, the optical switching system comprises a focus cell assembly disposed in a plane, a rotatable field of view optic system having an axis, configured to rotate around the axis, the axis disposed in parallel to the plane of the focus cell, and a cam device mounted to the field of view optic system and configured to push the focus cell assembly away from the field of view optic system with each rotation of the field of view optic system.07-04-2013
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20110205642Plastic lens, lens module, and lens injection mold - There is provided a plastic lens, a lens module and a lens injection mold. The plastic lens includes an effective aperture portion being an optical surface of the lens and a rib portion being a circumferential portion of the lens. The effective aperture portion and the rib portion are shaped in concentric circles having the same central axis. The rib portion includes three or more concave portions in an outer circumferential portion thereof, the concave portions being positioned to be symmetrical with respect to the central axis. The plastic lens is designed to be symmetrical with respect to a concentric axis so that it may avoid asymmetric contraction inside a barrel. Also, since the concave portions, when assembled in the barrel, do not contact an inner circumferential surface of the barrel, press-fitting force in the assembly thereof is reduced so that deformation caused by excessive press-fitting force applied thereto may be avoided.08-25-2011
20090195897Lens module and method for making the same - A lens module includes a lens barrel, a lens, a sensing element, and an electromagnetic shield. The lens barrel defines a receiving space. The lens is mounted in the receiving space. The sensing element is covered by the lens barrel, is disposed below the lens, and is spaced apart from the lens. The sensing element includes a top face, a bottom face, a side face extending between the top and bottom faces, a plurality of first conductors mounted on the bottom face, at least one second conductor mounted on one of the top, bottom, and side faces, and a grounding element having one end connected to one of the first conductors and the other end connected to the second conductor. The electromagnetic shield is coupled to the lens barrel and includes a grounding portion electrically connected to the second conductor.08-06-2009
20090195896IMAGING SYSTEM - The present invention provides an imaging system, includes a substrate, an image sensor fixed on the substrate includes a sensing area, a fixing board located on the substrate, at least two micro-lens modules, and at least two optical fibers with input ends respectively positioned in the micro-lens modules and output ends positioned to the fixing board, the output ends of the fibers directing to different portions of the sensing area.08-06-2009
20080259469OPTICAL ELEMENT HOLDING APPARATUS, BARREL, EXPOSURE APPARATUS, AND MANUFACTURING METHOD FOR DEVICE - An optical element holding apparatus includes an annular vibration attenuation plate, which covers a peripheral portion of a lens, and a connection member, which is formed of a damping alloy and which fixes the vibration attenuation plate to a frame body in a state of non-contact with the surface of the lens. The vibration attenuation plate and nitrogen gas in a clearance between the vibration attenuation plate and the surface of the lens form a squeeze film damper.10-23-2008
20130077183Camera Module - Disclosed is a camera module. The camera module includes a lens barrel; a first lens unit having a first outer peripheral shape in the lens barrel; a second lens unit having a second outer peripheral shape in the lens barrel; and a housing coupled with the lens barrel.03-28-2013
20100073782OPTICAL LENS - Provided is an optical lens including an effective surface on which light is incident; and a rib that extends outward from the effective surface and has barrel contact surfaces on which external forces applied to the outer circumferential surface of the rib act symmetrically with respect to an optical axis of the effective surface.03-25-2010
20130033769LENS MODULE AND ELECTRONIC DEVICE USING THE SAME - An electronic device using a lens module is disclosed. The lens module for a housing, comprises a barrel comprising a containing portion; and at least one lens insert molded mounted in the containing portion; wherein the containing portion comprises an inner sidewall, and a first latching portion in the inner sidewall; the at least one lens comprises a main body, and a second latching portion extends outward from a side surface of the main body; the second latching portion is received in the first latching portion.02-07-2013
20130038954COMPACT LENS MODULE - A compact lens module includes a lens seat, a lens group, a first and a second circuit boards. The lens seat includes a top surface, a bottom surface opposite to the top surface, and a first side surface connecting the top surface to the bottom surface. The lens seat defines a receiving space extending through the top surface and the bottom surface, and a receiving groove on the first side wall. The lens group is received in the receiving space. The first circuit board is mounted on the bottom surface of the lens seat, and holds an image sensor aligned with the lens group. The second circuit board is received in the receiving groove. The second circuit board holds a lens drive circuit and electrically connected with the lens group and the first circuit board.02-14-2013
20090027782Process for producing coated plastic lenses, and lens holder - A process is provided whereby a photocurable coating agent is applied to a surface of a plastic lens having a central area less than 2 mm in thickness and thinner than the peripheral area, and the coating agent is cured to produce an objective coated plastic lens without any special cooling apparatus, with high productivity and without deforming the lens.01-29-2009
20130050854LENS BARREL AND IMAGING APPARATUS - Disclosed herein is a lens barrel, including: plural barrel cases having holding frame portions holding optical members, respectively, and coupled to one another in a predetermined direction; and plural abutment portions made to abut against one another in a state in which the plural barrel cases are coupled to the holding frame portions, respectively, wherein the abutment portion of at least one of the plural barrel cases coupled to one another is formed in a shape protruding to the abutment portion side of the other of the plural barrel cases coupled to one another.02-28-2013
20130050853SPACER AND LENS MODULE - A spacer includes an object-side surface, an image-side surface, and an outer sidewall. The image-side surface is opposite to the object-side surface. The outer sidewall defines a first cutout and a second cutout. The first cutout and the second cutout penetrate through the object-side surface and the image-side surface. Contours of the first cutout and the second cutout are different from each other.02-28-2013
20090303620Lens Tube,Method of Assembling Lens Tube, and Camera Module - A lens tube has two, first and second lenses (12-10-2009
20130057974LENS MODULE SOCKET - A lens module socket includes an insulating housing, a plurality of conductive terminals, an inner shielding shell and an outer shielding shell. The insulating housing has an accommodating space therein for receiving the lens module and a plurality of buckling grooves distributed at outsides of corresponding side walls thereof. The conductive terminals are assembled in the insulating housing. The inner shielding shell surrounds the insulating housing, and has a plurality of side plates which define a plurality of through-holes corresponding to the respective buckling grooves. The outer shielding shell covered on the insulating housing includes a top plate and a plurality of lateral plates extending downward from a periphery of the top plate and defining a plurality of openings. A buckling arm is extended upward and bent inward from a bottom of each opening to be buckled in the corresponding buckling groove through the through-hole.03-07-2013
20110013296OPTICAL DEVICE AND OPTICAL INSTRUMENT - An optical device comprising; an elastic body provided between a first frame and a second frame; a position determining portion provided to sandwich, with the elastic body, the first frame, and can determine a position of the first frame towards the elastic body; a fixing portion provided to sandwich, with the position determining portion, the first frame, and can fix the first frame to the position determining portion; and an energizing member energizing the first frame in a direction crossing a position determining direction of the first frame and a fixing direction of the first frame.01-20-2011
20110013295CAMERA MODULE - An exemplary camera module includes a lens holder and a lens barrel. The lens holder includes a cylindrical receiving cavity defined therein and an inner smooth surface in the cylindrical receiving cavity. The lens barrel is received in the cylindrical receiving cavity. The lens barrel includes a hollow cylinder and a plurality of spaced protrusions arranged on the outer cylindrical surface of the hollow cylinder. The outer cylindrical surface is spaced from the inner smooth surface. The protrusions abut against the inner smooth surface.01-20-2011
20090073582LENS MODULE - A lens module includes a lens holder, a lens, a set collar, and an adhesive to adhere the set collar to the lens holder. The lens is received in the lens holder, and includes an optical portion, and a locating portion around the optical portion. The set collar holds the lens in the lens holder, and defines a central opening aligned with the lens. The set collar defines three cutouts therein and forms three blocks between the cutouts. The locating lens forms three ribs received in the cutouts and interlocked with the blocks, respectively.03-19-2009
20090268315LENS MODULE AND CAMERA MODULE USING SAME - A lens module includes a lens barrel, a ring-shaped magnetic member, and a lens. The magnetic member is received in and attached to the lens barrel. The lens includes a transparent central optical portion and a metallic peripheral portion. The metallic peripheral portion of the lens is magnetically attached to the magnetic member.10-29-2009
20120236424LENS CONNECTION MODULE AND CONNECTION ADAPTER FOR SAME - A lens connection module is disclosed, which can be magnetically installed on an image capture device having a light entry opening and a first magnetic unit, and comprises a lens connection body and a second magnetic unit installed on the lens connection body for magnetically connecting to the first magnetic unit. The lens connection body includes a light collecting pathway corresponding to the light entry opening and extending along a light axis, the first magnetic unit has at least one ferromagnetic component arranged on the front face in a radially asymmetric manner, and the second magnetic unit has a magnetic component corresponding to the ferromagnetic component and installed on a joint face. As such, the lens connection module allows quick installation onto and detachment from the image capture device, thereby increasing application flexibility and operation convenience of the image capture device.09-20-2012
20110026146LENS BARREL AND IMAGING DEVICE - The lens barrel of the present invention includes: a lens; and a light blocking member provided in the vicinity of the lens for blocking part of light traveling toward the lens, a main constituent of the light blocking member being a thermoplastic elastomer resin.02-03-2011
20110026144LENS HOLDER FOR ALIGNMENT OF STACKED LENS MODULE AND MANUFACTURING METHOD THEREOF - A lens holder for alignment of a stacked lens module and a manufacturing method thereof are revealed. A stacked lens submodule disposed with at least one first alignment fixture is used as a molding insert to be set into a mold arranged with a second alignment fixture where the first alignment fixture connects with the second alignment fixture correspondingly. Then by injection or press molding of the embedded molding insert, a lens module with the lens holder for alignment is formed. Thereby the conventional manufacturing method of the lens molder is improved, the processes are simplified and the yield rate is increased. Moreover, the molded lens module is packed into the lens more easily so that it is suitable to be applied to camera lenses, small lenses and mobile phone lenses.02-03-2011
20100172037OPTICAL MODULE - An optical module according to the present invention comprises an optical element; and a multilayer insulating substrate which is a lamination of a plurality of single-layer insulating substrates and has a light transmission hole for passing light emitted from the optical element. The optical element is flip-chip mounted on the first outermost one of the single-layer insulating substrates. Each single-layer insulating substrate has a through-hole that constitutes a different part of the light transmission hole, the diameters of the through-holes of the single-layer insulating substrates increasing with drawing away the single-layer insulating substrates from the optical element.07-08-2010
20110128639OPTICAL PICKUP DEVICE - Provided is an optical pickup device that may efficiently reduce an inclination of an objective lens caused by change in ambient temperature. A lens holder holds the object lens and includes a receiving surface portion contacts a lower surface portion of a periphery portion of an objective lens, and a plurality of protrusions that protrude from the receiving surface portion to contact a peripheral side surface portion of the objective lens and are separated from each other. In a state where the objective lens is held on the lens holder, an adhesive is applied to span over a part of the peripheral side surface portion that does not face the protrusions, and a part of the receiving surface portion that does not contact the lower surface portion of a periphery portion of the objective lens, thus the objective lens is fixed on the lens holder by the adhesive.06-02-2011
20110286118Lens Module And Wafer Level Lens Module Manufacturing Apparatus - Example embodiments are directed to a lens module manufactured from a wafer and a wafer level lens module manufacturing apparatus. The wafer level lens module manufacturing apparatus to mold lenses on a wafer provided with lens holes includes a first master substrate and a second master substrate disposed such that the wafer is between the first master substrate and the second master substrate. The wafer level lens module manufacturing apparatus also includes lens molding parts that enter the lens holes and are on at least one of the first master substrate and the second master substrate. The lens is molded to have a thickness less than that of the wafer using the first lens molding parts and second lens molding parts, and both surfaces of the lens are inside the lens hole. Therefore, even if wafers provided with lenses are stacked on each other, the lens does not contact the surfaces of the neighboring wafers or the lenses molded on the neighboring wafers.11-24-2011
20120105983LENS HOLDER - A lens holder for receiving a lens barrel includes a base portion and a barrel portion. The base portion defines a first circular chamber and a second chamber communicating with the first chamber. The first chamber has a diameter equal to an outer diameter of the lens barrel. The second chamber receives an image sensor. The barrel portion extends coaxially from the base portion. The sidewall of the barrel portion defines a number of through slots extending along a direction parallel to the central axis of the barrel portion.05-03-2012
20100177410PROJECTION LENS UNIT - A projection lens unit includes: a projection lens having a first optical system for focusing incident image light and also having a second optical system for magnifying and projecting the image light focused by the first optical system; a lens barrel member for accommodating the projection lens and having a small diameter portion in which a joining portion of the first and the second optical system is formed to be the thinnest; a holding member having a first holding face on which the small diameter portion is mounted; and a presser member having a second holding face which holds the small diameter portion together with the first holding face. The holding member is fixed to a housing on which the projection lens unit is mounted. The presser member does not protrude upward from the lens barrel member arranged in a dead space of the small diameter portion.07-15-2010
20110299180LENS MODULE AND METHOD FOR ASSEMBLING SAME - A lens module includes a lens and a lens barrel receiving the lens therein with a gap maintained between a peripheral surface of the lens and an inner surface of the lens barrel. The lens barrel includes a plurality of hole portions with through holes defined therein and facing the peripheral surface of the lens, and a glue applied in the gap to adhere the lens to the hole portions.12-08-2011
20100033850LENS MODULE AND CAMERA MODULE HAVING SAME - An exemplary lens module includes a barrel, a holder receiving the barrel therein and a plurality of lenses received in the barrel. The barrel includes a circular peripheral barrel wall. An inner diameter and an outer diameter of the barrel both gradedly increase from an object side to an imaging side. The holder includes a peripheral holder wall. An inner diameter of the holder gradedly increases from the object side to the imaging side. The peripheral barrel wall is engaged with the peripheral holder wall. Diameters of the lenses gradedly increase from the object side to the imaging side.02-11-2010
20090290239LENS MODULE - An exemplary lens module includes a barrel, a lens received in the barrel, and a ring-shaped fastening member. The barrel includes a supporting portion at a first end thereof and an internal thread formed at an opposite second end. The ring-shaped fastening member includes a side surface and an external thread formed on the side surface. The ring-shaped fastening member is received in the barrel and threadedly engaged with the barrel such that the lens is tightly fixed between the supporting portion of the barrel and the ring-shaped fastening member.11-26-2009
20090244728CAMERA MODULE AND METHOD FOR MANUFACTURING THE SAME - A camera module in which a shield having a lens holder therein can be fixed with high accuracy is provided. The camera module comprises: an insulating substrate 10-01-2009
20100079876LENS ASSEMBLY AND METHOD OF DISPOSING OPTICAL MEMBER IN CERAMIC LENS FRAME - A lens assembly has: optical members including lenses and spacing rings; and a ceramic lens frame into which the optical members are inserted. A solid lubricant is applied to at least one of a part of the inner peripheral surface of the ceramic lens frame, which part is to be in contact with at least the outer peripheral surfaces of the optical members, and the outer peripheral surfaces of the optical members. Subsequently, the lenses and spacing rings are alternately inserted into the ceramic lens frame and then pressed by a pressing ring.04-01-2010
20090147382DEVICE AND METHOD FOR ASSEMBLING LENS INTO LENS BARREL - A device for assembling a lens into a lens barrel is provided. The device includes a pressing rod and a sensing module positioned above the pressing rod. The pressing rod includes a first end and a second end opposite to the first end. The first end defines a first surface for pressing against the lens. The second end defines a second planar end surface. The sensing module includes a pressing surface for facing toward the second planar end surface, a number of force sensors mounted on the pressing surface, each force sensor being configured for sensing a counterforce applied thereto when the force sensors are pressed against the second planar end surface of the pressing rod.06-11-2009
20090147381LENS MODULE AND CAMERA MODULE USING SAME - A lens module includes a barrel and at least one lens. The barrel includes a cover with a hole defined therein and a hollow cylinder extending from the cover. The barrel comprises a cover with a hole defined therein and a hollow cylinder extending from the cover, and the cover comprises a roughened inside surface facing towards the hollow cylinder. The at least one optical lens is received in the barrel and comprises an optically active part and a peripheral optically non-active part around the optically active part, the optically non-active part comprises two opposite roughened surfaces.06-11-2009
20090279191SPACER AND LENS MODULE HAVING THE SAME - A spacer includes an annular spacing portion defining a first surface and an opposite second surface, a flange defining a through opening; and a connecting portion connecting the flange to the spacing portion. The connecting portion defines a first inclined stopping surface and a second inclined stopping surface on opposite sides thereof. The first and second inclined stopping surfaces respectively extend from the first and second surfaces of the spacing portion to the flange.11-12-2009
20090284849Arrangement for Mounting An Optical Element - Arrangements for mounting an optical element, such as a lens or a mirror, are disclosed.11-19-2009
20100103540Camera module with double barrels - Disclosed is a camera module with an oval asymmetric lens and double barrels, including a first lens barrel containing a plurality of lenses and at least one asymmetric lens for focusing an image of an object at a position inside the camera module, a second lens barrel surrounding a portion of the first lens barrel and separately rotating from the first lens barrel, a housing coupled to the second lens barrel in a screwed manner for focusing of the first lens barrel, and a circuit board on which an image sensor for converting the image received by the first lens barrel to an electrical signal is provided and which is electrically connected to the camera module, and which is connected to a control portion of the camera module, in which the first lens barrel separately rotates from the second lens barrel for horizontal adjustment of the asymmetric lens and the second lens barrel moves in an optical axis direction of the lens for focusing the first lens barrel.04-29-2010
20110205643EXTENDING THE STABILITY OF UV CURABLE ADHESIVES IN 193NM LASER SYSTEMS - This disclosure is directed to an optical element and method in which a UV-curable adhesive, used along the edge of the optic to keep it in a holder, has been stabilized against degradation by below 300 nm radiation. The technical solution to the degradation of the adhesive includes both 193 nm scatter light reduction and protective coatings of plasma modified AlF08-25-2011
20080239520Optical module having the light incident surface of a lens inclined on a substrate and a method of manufacturing the same - An optical module having a substrate which includes a light-emitting device mounting area provided on its first principal surface, a lens mounting groove with a cross section of V shape, and a support groove formed orthogonal to the lens mounting groove, and an inclined surface to allow a lens element to slide therealong. The support groove includes a bottom surface, a first side surface toward the light-emitting device mounting area, a second side surface opposed to the first side surface, and a first and a second portion defined by the lens mounting groove. The inclined surface is provided on at least one of the side surfaces. Thus, light would not be reflected by the optical module to be returned to a light source.10-02-2008
20090002854PRECISION MECHANICAL-OPTICAL SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR PRODUCING A COMPOSITE FROM OPTICAL ELEMENTS HELD INDIVIDUALLY IN MOUNTS - In a precision mechanical-optical system, there is the problem of guaranteeing, for the production of a composite made from a plurality of mounted optical lenses, the mutual alignment of the optical axes during assembly and high strength of the composite after assembly with low expense in terms of equipment. Flanges are formed on the mounts for the optical elements, these flanges projecting outward in the radial direction and for adjacent mounts, abutting each other with facing joint surfaces, and are clamped by threaded connections tightening in the axial direction between paired, opposing bending elements.01-01-2009
20110222173WAFER LEVEL OPTICAL LENS SUBSTRATE AND FABRICATION METHOD THEREOF - A wafer level optical lens substrate including a substrate and at least one lens is provided. The substrate has at least one through hole and at least one flange, wherein each flange is located on a side wall in each through hole. Each lens located in each through hole is embedded with each flange. A method of fabricating a wafer level optical lens substrate and a wafer level optical lens module are also provided respectively.09-15-2011
20100128366Optical Accessory Holder - An optical accessory holder such as an adapter or a focuser drawtube having a passageway through the holder body defining a lengthwise central axis through the passageway. The holder body has an inner surface which includes two substantially linear inner edges parallel to the lengthwise central axis. The inner edges are fixed with respect to the holder body. The holder also includes a clamping member opposite the two inner edges which may be moved with respect to the holder body toward the two inner edges. The holder body may have a partially cylindrical exterior surface. The holder body may also include two substantially linear exterior edges parallel to the lengthwise central axis.05-27-2010
20090168207Replacement Apparatus for an Optical Element - A replacement apparatus for an optical element mounted between two adjacent optical elements in a lithography objective has a holder for the optical element to be replaced, which holder can be moved into the lithography objective through a lateral opening in a housing of the same.07-02-2009
20090168206LENS BARREL - A lens barrel has a first lens group, a second lens group, a third lens group, a first support frame for supporting the first lens group, a second support frame for supporting the second lens group, a first driving unit, a shutter unit, and an aperture unit. The first lens group has an overall negative refractive power, and includes a prism. The second support frame is driven along a second optical axis by the first driving unit. The shutter unit has a shutter mechanism, a shutter drive motor configured to drive the shutter mechanism, a neutral density filter, and a filter drive motor configured to drive the neutral density filter. The shutter drive motor and the filter drive motor are disposed flanking the second optical axis when viewed in a direction along the second optical axis.07-02-2009
20080278832PROJECTION LENS UNIT AND MANUFACTURING METHOD OF PROJECTION LENS UNIT - A projection lens unit includes a magnifying optical system is provided. A second magnifying lens barrel has a shape of double circular cylinders, and a first magnifying lens barrel is fitted to an outer circular cylinder. Further, a second magnifying lens is in contact with and fixed to a step portion of inner circular cylinder. In a manufacturing step thereof, the second magnifying lens is inserted into the inner circular cylinder of the second magnifying lens barrel to be into contact with the step portion. A front end portion of the inner circular cylinder is plastically deformed by being heated and pressed to fix the second magnifying lens. An outer peripheral edge of the front end portion has a curved surface. The curved surface of the front end portion is made to be smaller in radius of curvature than the second magnifying lens.11-13-2008
20100039713Lens assembly and method of manufacture - A lens assembly comprises a spacer plate having first and second surfaces, and an array of lens barrels that each comprise a lens opening extending inward from the first surface of the spacer plate and a sensor cavity extending inward from the second surface of the spacer plate. An alignment tool comprising an array of alignment holes or prongs is used to align the lens to the orifices of the lens openings.02-18-2010
20080310036OPTICAL ELEMENT HOLDING STRUCTURE, EXPOSURE APPARATUS, AND DEVICE MANUFACTURING METHOD - An optical element holding structure comprises a first holding member holding an optical element, a second holding member holding the first holding member, a third holding member holding the second holding member, first elastic members positioned between the first and second holding members and can elastically deform in the radial direction and second elastic members positioned between the second and third holding members in a radial direction thereof and can elastically deform in the radial direction, the plurality of first elastic members and the plurality of second elastic members are arranged in a circumferential direction about an optical axis of the optical element as the center, and a phase of the plurality of first elastic members is shifted from a phase of the plurality of second elastic members in the circumferential direction about the optical axis of the optical element as the center.12-18-2008
20080273255Lens module - A lens module includes a holder base, which is affixed to a circuit board and has bottom receiving holes for receiving LEDs or sensors on the circuit board and a top flange with a foolproof notch, a lens device press-fitted into the top flange and secured to the foolproof notch to ensure accurate positioning and having flat protrusions engaged into respective through holes in the holder base in alignment with the LEDs or sensors, and a top cover capped on the holder base to hold down the lens device and having through holes that receive convex portions of the lens device respectively.11-06-2008
20080266680LENS MODULE - A lens module includes a first lens, a second lens having a flat end surface and a cylindrical peripheral side surface, and a lens barrel. The lens barrel includes a hollow cylindrical body having a first end and an opposite second end, and a cap at the first end of the hollow cylindrical body. The cylindrical body has an inner space with the first lens received therein. The cap has a through hole defined therein and an inner annular step support formed on an inner surface of the cap in the through hole. The inner support has a first flat surface and an opposite second surface. The second lens is received in the throught hole with the flat end surface contacting with the first flat surface of the inner support and the cylindrical peripheral side surface contacting with the inner surface of the cap.10-30-2008
20090190241LENS MODULE AND OPTICAL MODULE INCORPORATING THE SAME - A lens module includes a first lens and a second lens. The first lens includes a first central round portion and a first peripheral portion. The first peripheral portion has a first radially extending portion surrounding the first central round portion, and a first axially extending portion extending from the first radially extending portion. The first radially extending portion has a plurality of through holes defined therein. The second lens includes a second central round portion and a second peripheral having a second radially extending portion surrounding the second central round portion, and a second axially extending portion extending from the second radially extending portion. The second axially extending portion fittingly engaged in the first axially extending portion. The second axially extending portion and the first lens cooperatively define an inner space. The through holes are in communication with the inner space.07-30-2009
20100208370CAMERA LENS ASSEMBLY - A camera lens assembly mainly includes the following components. A lens cylinder is installed in a light sensing set. The lens cylinder has at least one lens. A light sensing set includes a frame arranged on a circuit substrate. The frame serves to connect the lens cylinder. The circuit substrate is soldered to a main frame through soldering points. A digital light sensing element is arranged on the circuit substrate and is connected to the circuit substrate so as to receive the light projected from the lens. Through the components mentioned above, the lens cylinder and the light sensing set are assembled together as one simple electronic unit. Thus, the precision of the unit will not be influenced by the further simple installation and the cost of the manufacturing process can be lowered.08-19-2010
20090027783LENS POSITIONING JIG, METHOD OF ATTACHING LENS BARREL AND LENS DEVICE - It is provided that a lens positioning jig, a method of attaching lens barrel, and a lens device. A lens holding portion is inserted through a barrel insertion hole, and then a housing holding portion allows a barrel attachment portion to be thereby positioned and held in a lens housing. When an air pump is operated, a lens holding portion sucks and holds a convergent lens held in a second lens barrel and then positioned with respect to the barrel attachment portion. In addition, the second lens barrel is held in the lens housing so that the second flange does not come in contact with barrel attachment groove. Subsequently, an adhesive is filled into a gap formed between the second flange and the barrel attachment groove to thereby fix the second lens barrel thereto.01-29-2009
20090128929APPARATUS FOR ASSEMBLING LENS MODULE - An apparatus for assembling a lens module is provided. The lens module comprises a lens barrel and at least one optical element received therein. The apparatus includes an element-grasping member, an assembly station and two guiding members. The element-grasping member is configured for grasping the at least one optical element and mounting the at least one optical element into the lens barrel. The assembly station has a support surface. Each of the two guiding members includes a stationary element fixedly positioned on the support surface, a movable element and an elastic element. The movable element includes a positioning surface and a clamping surface. The positioning surface is configured for pressing the element-grasping member. The clamping surface is configured for pressing the lens barrel. The elastic element is positioned between the stationary element and the movable element.05-21-2009
20090185296LENS MODULE AND LENS BARREL - A lens module including a lens barrel, multiple lenses, and multiple cushions is provided. The lens barrel has an assembling opening, an inner wall, and multiple positioning structures. The positioning structures are integrally formed on the inner wall. An internal diameter of the positioning structure adjacent to the assembling opening is greater than an internal diameter of the positioning structure far away from the assembling opening. In addition, the lenses are respectively fixed in the corresponding positioning structure along an assembling direction. Each cushion is disposed in a pitch between two adjacent lenses, and each lens assembled in the lens barrel is disposed at a predetermined position through the positioning structures and cushions.07-23-2009
20090185297LENS BARREL SUPPORT APPARATUS - A support apparatus supporting a lens barrel includes an annular fitting member, constructed by cutting a metal die case blank, to form an inner peripheral groove therein, and annular sheets disposed on front and rear cut surfaces of the inner peripheral groove in a direction of an optical axis. A plurality of engaging members provided on an outer peripheral surface of the lens barrel are positioned between the annular sheets disposed in the inner peripheral groove.07-23-2009
20090141373LENS MODULE - A lens module includes a base to be fixed, a second elastic sheet fixed in the base, a lens sleeve sliding according to the base, a limiting member installed on the lens sleeve, a first elastic sheet, and an upper cover. The lens module includes a covering board with a central hole installed between the second elastic sheet and the lens sleeve. The diameter of the central hole is greater than the outer diameter of the lens sleeve. The covering board is connected to the base to fix the second elastic sheet on the base. Because the covering board to connect to the base, the second elastic sheet can be fixed on the base for decreasing time-consumption, reliable fixation, and decreasing the rate which the second elastic sheet rotates and is deformed.06-04-2009
20090015945LENS UNIT PROVIDED WITH AN ENGAGING STRUCTURE AND A LENS MODULE INCORPORATING THE SAME - A lens unit includes first and second lenses. The first lens includes a first optically effective portion having a first center aligned with an optical axis, and a first positioning portion surrounding the first optically effective portion. The first lens is provided with a groove unit extending circumferentially about the first center at the first positioning portion. The second lens has a second inner side confronting the first lens, and includes a second optically effective portion having a second center aligned with the optical axis, and a second positioning portion surrounding the second optically effective portion. The second lens is provided with a protrusion unit that extends circumferentially about the second center at the second positioning portion and that is received in the groove unit.01-15-2009
20080239518Optical Sensor - The present invention relates to an optical sensor for the monitoring of combustion processes in a combustion chamber wherein the optical sensor at least comprises a lens system facing the combustion chamber, a waveguide and a sheath surrounding the lens system and one end of the waveguide characterized in that the lens system consists of at least one essentially plano-concave lens and a double concave lens wherein the planar surface of the plano-concave lens is exposed to the combustion chamber. The invention also relates to a method for the manufacture of said sensor.10-02-2008
20090080094LENS MODULE AND METHOD FOR ASSEMBLING THE SAME - An exemplary lens module includes a lens barrel, a barrel holder engaged with the lens barrel, a number of optical lenses received in the lens barrel; and a number of elastic spacers received in the lens barrel. Each of the elastic spacers is arranged between the adjacent optical lenses. Thus tilt of the optical lenses in the lens module will not occur, thereby improving quality of capturing images. The present invention also related to a method for assembling the lens module.03-26-2009
20110222172OPTICAL ELEMENT - An optical element includes: an optically functional part having a first convex surface and a second convex surface intersecting with an optical axis and facing opposite to each other; and an outer peripheral part provided around the optically functional part, the outer peripheral part having a first outer peripheral surface extending from a periphery of the first convex surface and a second outer peripheral surface extending from a periphery of the second convex surface. The first outer peripheral surface and the second outer peripheral surface each are formed to be tapered. A thickness of the outer peripheral part in an optical axis direction is reduced toward a direction moving away from the optical axis.09-15-2011
20090002853LENS MODULE AND METHOD FOR ASSEMBLING SAME - A lens module includes: a lens barrel, a first lens, a second lens and a transparent adhesive layer. The first and second lenses are received in the lens barrel, and a clear aperture of the first lens is equal to and in alignment with that of the second lens. The transparent adhesive layer is applied between the first and second lenses in a manner such that the transparent adhesive layer spaces and joins the first and second lenses. A method for assembling the lens module is also provided.01-01-2009
20090002852ASSEMBLING METHOD FOR IMAGE DEVICE - An assembling method for an image device includes the following steps: assembling a lens to a body of the image device; assembling a housing having an opening to the body; applying an adhesive to a back of the lens ring or the rim around the periphery of the opening; and attaching the lens ring to the housing. The lens ring is capable of being fine adjusted to be coaxial with the central axis of the lens after the lens ring is assembled to the housing.01-01-2009
20090103193LASER BONDING CAMERA MODULES TO LOCK FOCUS - A method for assembling lens modules using laser bonding of external ramped surfaces The method includes providing a lens housing with a sidewall with ramped surfaces and providing a lens barrel with external ramped surfaces. The lens barrel is positioned in contact with the lens housing such that the ramped surfaces of the lens barrel mate with the ramped surfaces of the lens housing. The lens barrel is rotated to focus a lens on an image sensor. With a laser, the method includes forming at least two bonds at an interface between the lens barrel and the lens housing such as proximate to the mating ramped surfaces. The bonds are located at equidistant points about the periphery of the lens module. The bonds may be circular or may be elliptical such as with a width along the interface that is at least twice the height of the bond.04-23-2009
20090244726LENS ASSEMBLY AND IMAGING DEVICE - A lens assembly is provided and includes: a lens frame; and a lens frame having a hollow part into which the lens is inserted. The lens frame has a bonding hole into which an adhesive agent is injected for bonding and fixing to the lens frame the lens inserted into the lens frame and which passes through an outer wall of the lens frame and an inner wall of the hollow part.10-01-2009
20090244727OPTICAL UNIT FOR PROBE AND OPTICAL UNIT PRODUCING METHOD - A probe apparatus in combination with an endoscope includes a confocal laser probe for in-vivo imaging. The probe is insertable through a forceps channel of an endoscope, and has an optical unit. There is a lens barrel. Plural lens optics are mounted in the lens barrel. The plural lens optics include first lens optics disposed on an object side, and opposed to an object within a body. An optically inactive surface is formed with the first lens optics, and has at least one portion protruding from a barrel end surface of the lens barrel on the object side. Preferably, a height difference of protruding the optically inactive surface from the barrel end surface is 10-500 microns. The portion of the optically inactive surface protruding from the barrel end surface is coated with adhesive agent, for adhesion of the first lens optics thereto.10-01-2009
20120105984LENS BARREL WITH OPTICAL FILTER AND OPTICAL APPARATUS HAVING THE SAME - A lens barrel includes a lens holding member that holds a lens, a positioning guide bar, a rotation blocking guide bar, an optical filter holding member that holds an optical filter, an optical filter supporting member that is disposed at a side of the lens holding member with reference to the optical filter holding member and that supports the optical filter holding member, and an image pickup element holding member that is disposed at a side of an image pickup element with reference to the optical filter holding member and that has a positioning guide bar holding portion that holds the positioning guide bar. The optical filter supporting member includes a rotation blocking guide bar holding portion that holds the rotation blocking guide bar, and the rotation blocking guide bar holding portion is positioned in an insertion and removal range of the optical filter holding member.05-03-2012
20090316282LENS MODULE WITH SPACER - A lens module comprises a first lens, a second lens, a spacer, an adhesive and a lens barrel. The spacer is sandwiched between the first lens and the second lens, and includes a first surface, an opposite second surface, a lateral surface, a through hole and a plurality of cutouts. The lateral surface interconnects the first surface and the second surface. The through hole is defined in a central portion of the spacer. The cutouts are defined in the lateral surface. The adhesive is applied in the cutouts and interconnects the first lens with the second lens. The lens barrel receives the first lens, the second lens, the adhesive and the spacer therein.12-24-2009
20090316283APPARATUS FOR ASSEMBLING LENS GROUP - An exemplary apparatus for assembling a lens group comprise a lens tray, a plurality of cylindrical holes and a plurality of guiding grooves. The lens tray has a first surface and an inner side surface in each hole. The cylindrical holes are defined in the first surface for receiving a plurality of optical elements therein. The guiding grooves are defined in each inner side surface and exposed at the first surface, each groove communicats with the corresponding hole for allowing air to flow therethrough.12-24-2009
20090122426CAMERA MODULE - A camera module includes a circuit board, an image sensor chip, a lens module and a connecting member. The image sensor chip is disposed on the circuit board. The connecting member is adhered to the circuit board and surrounds the image sensor chip. The connecting member has four sidewalls, and a bottom wall connected with the four sidewalls. A protrusion extends upward from a top portion of each sidewall. The lens module includes a lens holder, a lens barrel partially received in and engaged with the lens holder and at least one lens received in the lens barrel. The lens holder defines four corresponding recesses formed on a bottom portion thereof and receives the protrusions therein. Thus, the lens holder of the lens module can be detachably fixed on the connecting member.05-14-2009
20090122427SUPPORT STRUCTURE FOR LIGHT QUANTITY CONTROL UNIT OF LENS BARREL - A support structure for a light quantity control unit of a lens barrel includes a holding frame which holds a light quantity control member; front and rear support members positioned in front and behind the holding frame, respectively; a front guide pin and a front pin support hole formed on one and the other of the holding frame and the front support member, the front guide pin being slidably inserted into the front pin support hole; and a rear guide pin and a rear pin support hole formed on one and the other of the holding frame and the rear support member, the rear guide pin being slidably inserted into the rear pin support hole. The holding frame is supported by the front and rear guide pins and the front and rear pin support holes to be movable between the front and rear support members.05-14-2009
20100177408METHOD OF FORMING LENS ARRAYS AND TRANSFERRING SUCH ONTO MOVABLE-MEMS STRUCTURES - Micro-electrical-mechanical (MEMS) wafers in which a lens is formed on a micro-electrical-mechanical structure. The micro-electrical-mechanical wafers can comprise a substrate, MEMS structures, and a lens array. A method of forming a micro-electrical-mechanical wafer comprises providing a substrate, forming a micro-electrical-mechanical structure on the substrate, forming a carrier, forming a lens array on the carrier, and transferring the lens array from the carrier onto the micro-electrical-mechanical structure. The lens array is placed above the micro-electrical-mechanical structure.07-15-2010
20100157448LENS HOLDER, CAMERA MODULE HAVING SAME, AND METHOD FOR MAKING SAME - A lens holder is made of a composite material, and the composite material is capable of blocking outside electromagnetic radiation. The composite material includes CNTs, carbon black and polymer. The CNTs and the carbon black are dispersed in the polymer.06-24-2010
20090116130Assemblage And Method For Connecting An Optical First Component To A Second Component - For an assemblage and a method for connecting an optical first component to a second component, provision is made that at least two annular fitting parts, whose thickness proceeds in wedge-shaped fashion, are retained between a respective support surface on the first and on the second component, the fitting parts being located with respect to one another, in terms of their rotation and their displacement, in such a way that the first and the second component assume a predetermined position with respect to one another.05-07-2009
20100254030OPTICALLY MEASURABLE MOUNTING STRUCTURE - A mount between an optical element and a housing includes an optical element that has an optical element mount with plural optical element mounting pads and an optical element connecting surface that links the optical element mounting pads together. The housing includes a housing mount that has plural housing mounting pads and a housing connecting surface that links the housing mounting pads together. The optical element mount and the housing mount are mounted to one another such that the only contact between the optical element and the housing is between the mounting pads of each respective element.10-07-2010
20110058266APERTURE APPARATUS AND LENS MODULE HAVING SAME - An exemplary aperture apparatus includes a transparent substrate, a number of EAP sheets supported by the substrate and spaced apart from each other, a first electrode, a second electrode and an aperture sheet. Each of the EAP members includes a fixed first end and an opposite second end movable relative to the substrate. The first electrode and the second electrode contact the first surface at the first end of each of the EAP members. The aperture sheet is made of black rubber and is positioned on the second surface of the EAP members. The second ends of the EAP members are fixed to inner wall of the aperture sheet. The EAP members are deformable in response to a voltage applied between the first and second electrodes so as to vary the size of the aperture.03-10-2011
20110128638LENS APPARATUS - Provided is a lens apparatus capable of attaching an optical accessory on an object side thereof, in which: a lens protection lens barrel at an object-side end of the lens apparatus is retracted in an optical axis direction in response to attachment of an optical accessory support lens barrel supporting the optical accessory without changing placement of an optical system of the lens apparatus; and the lens protection lens barrel retracted in the optical axis direction is returned to a position before the attachment of the optical accessory support lens barrel by detaching the optical accessory support lens barrel from the lens apparatus.06-02-2011
20090073583LENS WITH PROTRUSIONS - An exemplary lens includes an active part and a nonactive part. The active part is configured for refracting light traveling therethrough. The nonactive part surrounds the active part. The nonactive part has a plurality of protrusions formed on a surface thereof. The protrusions are structured and arranged along an imaginary substantial circle on the nonactive part.03-19-2009
20090109553LENS MODULE AND METHOD FOR FABRICATING SAME - A lens module includes a lens barrel, a first lens and a second lens. The first lens is received in the lens barrel. The first lens has a first central active portion and a first peripheral inactive portion. The first peripheral inactive portion includes a first base portion surrounding the first central active portion and a cylindrical portion extending upward from the first base portion. The second lens has a second central active portion and a second peripheral inactive portion. The second peripheral inactive portion includes a second base portion surrounding the second central active portion and a flange extending radially outward from the second base portion. The second base portion is engaged in the cylindrical portion and the flange is maintained above the cylindrical portion. A gap is maintained between the second peripheral inactive portion of the second lens and the first peripheral inactive portion of the first lens.04-30-2009
20100302657LENS BARREL - A lens barrel has a first lens group, a second lens group, a third lens group, a first support frame for supporting the first lens group, a second support frame for supporting the second lens group, a first driving unit, a shutter unit, and an aperture unit. The first lens group has an overall negative refractive power, and includes a prism. The second support frame is driven along a second optical axis by the first driving unit. The shutter unit has a shutter mechanism, a shutter drive motor configured to drive the shutter mechanism, a neutral density filter, and a filter drive motor configured to drive the neutral density filter. The shutter drive motor and the filter drive motor are disposed flanking the second optical axis when viewed in a direction along the second optical axis.12-02-2010
20100226023LENS BARREL AND OPTICAL DEVICE WITH THE SAME - To easily combine a lens holding barrel with a mobile barrel, or separate the lens holding barrel from the mobile barrel, and to protect the lens holding barrel in an assembling process, a lens barrel and an optical device including the same are provided. The lens barrel includes: a first barrel including: a first cylinder that includes a lens and is cylindrical, and a first flange formed around an outer surface of the first cylinder; and a second barrel including: a second cylinder that is cylindrical and aligned with respect to the first cylinder, a second flange that is formed on an inner surface of the second cylinder and supports one surface of the first flange, and a plurality of supports that protrude from the inner surface of the second cylinder in a direction parallel to a surface of the second flange and support another surface of the first flange.09-09-2010
20080316620LENS MODULE - A lens module includes a barrel and a first lens. The barrel has a body and a step-profiled part. The step-profiled part is inwardly extended from an inside wall of the body. The first lens is accommodated in the barrel. The first lens has a first step-profiled structure disposed around the circumference thereof. The first step-profiled structure is formed corresponding to the step-profiled part so as to fasten the first lens to the barrel.12-25-2008
20100165491LENS MODULE AND CAMERA MODULE USING SAME - A lens module includes a lens barrel and a lens and an opaque adhesive layer. The lens includes a central imaging portion and a peripheral non-imaging portion. The lens is received in the lens barrel with the peripheral non-imaging portion contacting the lens barrel. The opaque adhesive layer is applied to a contact portion between the lens barrel and the lens to fixedly secure the lens to the lens barrel and configured for blocking light from entering through the peripheral non-imaging portion.07-01-2010
20110026145Lens Module - A lens module for being fixed to a substrate by UV glues includes a lens barrel and a lens holder integratedly formed at a bottom of the lens barrel. The lens barrel has a hollow receiving groove for receiving an optical lens therein. The lens holder defines a containing cavity communicating with the receiving groove and penetrating through a bottom thereof to form a plurality of inner walls surrounding the containing cavity. The lens holder further defines a plurality of outer pillars spaced from each other and arranged apart from outer peripheries of the corresponding inner walls to define gaps therebetween. The UV glues are distributed to a bottom of each outer pillar so that ultraviolet lights can pass through the intervals between the outer pillars to adequately irradiate and solidify the UV glues for making the lens module fixed to the substrate firmly.02-03-2011
20110116179LENS MODULE - A lens module includes a barrel and at least one lens. The barrel defines a through hole bounded by an inner circumference surface thereof. The inner circumference surface includes at least one first circumference latching surface. The at least one lens includes at least one second circumference latching surface corresponding to the at least one first circumference latching surface. One of the first circumference latching surface and the corresponding second circumference latching surface is a ring-shaped concave surface, and the other is a ring-shaped convex surface latchable with the ring-shaped concave surface.05-19-2011
20100053783HOLDING APPARATUS AND EXPOSURE APPARATUS - A holding apparatus includes a holding member configured to hold an optical element, the holding member having an internal space that extends in a circumferential direction and has different sectional shapes perpendicular to the circumferential direction on at least two locations, a fixing member arranged outside of the holding member and configured to fix the holding member from an outside of the holding member, and a pressing member configured to press the internal space by supplying a fluid to the internal space, and to deform the holding member.03-04-2010
20100053781LENS MODULE AND CAMERA MODULE HAVING SAME - An exemplary lens module includes a barrel and a plurality of deformable lenses received in the barrel. The barrel includes an inner wall. The inner wall has a plurality of circular retaining portions. The plurality of deformable lenses is deformed and retained in the plurality of circular retaining portions. Diameters of the lenses are greater than an inner diameter of the barrel. The lenses each has a curved surface.03-04-2010
20100053782CONSTRUCTION OF OBJECTIVE - A construction of an objective is configured which includes a plurality of lens groups including at least one cemented lens group; a plurality of inner frames to hold the lens groups, each including a contact projection; and a tube to hold the plurality of inner frames stacked inside. At least one cemented lens group is secured to the inner frames by causing the periphery of a cemented surface between cemented lenses to come into contact with the contact projection.03-04-2010
20110075276LENS ASSEMBLY AND CAMERA MODULE HAVING SAME - A lenses assembly includes a first lens, a second lens, and adhesive material. The first lens includes two axially extending protrusions. The second lens includes two radially extending protrusions. The second lens engages with the first lens by engagement between the axially extending protrusions and radially extending protrusions. The axially extending protrusions and radially extending protrusions are alternately arranged around a circumferential direction of the first lens. The adhesive material is filled into gaps between the engaged protrusions to fixedly interconnect the first lens and the second lens.03-31-2011
20110075278LENS BARREL, IMAGE PICKUP DEVICE, AND LENS BARREL MANUFACTURING METHOD - A lens barrel includes a fourth lens, a prism, and a sixth lens. The fourth lens receives a light flux incident along a first optical axis. The prism includes a reflecting surface reflecting the light flux passing through the fourth lens to a direction along a second optical axis intersecting with the first optical axis. The sixth lens receives the light flux reflected by the prism. A second group frame includes an opening portion, a prism retaining frame that is arranged in a more inner position than the opening portion and in which the prism is contained, and a plurality of adhesive pockets arranged on an area around the prism retaining frame and being open to the side of the opening portion. Adhesive agent is filled in the adhesive pockets.03-31-2011
20110075277CAMERA MODULE - An exemplary camera module includes a barrel and a holder. The barrel includes a first threaded part and a first cylindrical part connected to the first threaded part in an order from an object side to an image side. The first threaded part includes a plurality of external threads. The holder includes a second threaded part and a second cylindrical part connected to the second threaded part in an order from the object side to the image side. The second threaded part includes a plurality of internal threads. The barrel is coupled to the holder via the internal threads and the external threads. The inner cylindrical surface of the second cylindrical part is in contact with the outer cylindrical surface of the first cylindrical part.03-31-2011
20120147489LENS TUBE, IMAGE PICKUP DEVICE, AND PORTABLE TERMINAL APPARATUS - A rear lens located nearest to an image-forming plane in a compound image pickup lens has a barrel insert portion formed around a peripheral edge inserted in a lens holding portion, and an out-of-barrel lens portion in continuity to the barrel insert portion, of an outer diameter larger than an inner diameter of the lens holding portion and having a confronting surface at a position spaced from an end surface of the lens holding portion, wherein at least the end surface of the lens holding portion and the confronting surface of the out-of-barrel lens portion are fixed with a first adhesive through a spaced portion. The structure can prevent the first adhesive from sticking to the surfaces of image pickup lens.06-14-2012
20110043932LENS DEVICE - A lens device (02-24-2011
20100302656METHOD AND STRUCTURE FOR MOUNTING AN OPTICAL LENS - A liquid lens is mounted in a lens opening provided in a photographic instrument by making use of a mounting member made of a material which transmits light of predetermined wavelength and includes an inner wall shaped and dimensioned to receive the periphery of the lens in spaced, opposed relationship. The mounting member includes a portion mounted or to be mounted to the optical instrument. A bonding material is provided between the lens periphery and the mounting member wall, and the bonding material is activated by exposure to light of the predetermined wavelength, which is injected from outside, through the mounting member. Preferably, the light is injected with a guide member having an opening with an interior wall shaped and dimensioned to conform to an exterior wall of the guide member. The light may be injected from an edge of the guide member remote from the opening, through the guide member, and into the mounting member.12-02-2010
20100277819HOUSING ASSEMBLY - A housing assembly is provided including a housing, a lens panel received in the housing, and a shell. The shell includes latching end portions and secured with the housing by a latching of the latching end portions with the housing. The lens panel is secured between the housing and the shell and partially exposed through the shell.11-04-2010
20120200947Kinematic Optic Mount - A two-axis, optical mount provides two sets of flexural elements monolithically and homogeneously formed of a single material with, and interconnecting, three rigid segments. Between each pair of rigid segments. beginning with the first and second, a set of extensions is formed to have a cross section that permits simple, easy, independent adjustment therebetween. Likewise, a flexural set exists between the second and third rigid elements. Meanwhile, the rigid elements have section moduli sufficiently great as to be orders of magnitude larger than the flexural stiffness or section modulus of the flexures, thus providing flexures that operate in the elastic mode and introduce no joint type accuracy errors in adjustment.08-09-2012
20090310235LENS ASSEMBLY AND LENS MODULE HAVING SAME - A lens assembly includes a first lens and a second lens. The first lens includes a first optically active portion, a first optically inactive portion surrounding the first optically active portion and a first optical axis. The first optically inactive portion includes a first inclined surface relative to the first optical axis. The second lens includes a second optically active portion, a second optically inactive portion and a second optical axis. The second optically inactive portion includes a second inclined surface relative to the second optical axis. The second lens is coupled to the first lens in such a manner that the first inclined surface is in contact with the second inclined surface, and a gap is maintained between the second optically inactive portion of the second lens and the first optically inactive portion of the first lens.12-17-2009
20080278831Focus Driving Apparatus With Impact Resistance - A focus driving apparatus with impact resistance is provided, including a lens carrier seat, a fixed base, a hanging element set, and a shake-resistant element set. The lens carrier seat is for carrying a lens. The hanging element set further includes a plurality of metal wires. The shake-resistant element set includes at least a soft resilient plate. One end of the metal wires of hanging element set is fixed to the lens carrier seat, and the other end penetrates the holes on the soft and resilient plate on the fixed base and is fixed to the shake-resistant element set. The shake-resistant element set can absorb the external impact force by deformation to provide protection to the hanging element set and lens carrier seat.11-13-2008
20080285161Vibration Damping For Photolithographic Lens Mount - A connection between two components supported in a mutually vibrating fashion has at least one connection element connecting the two components, and a gap located between the two components in which a medium is located. The gap has a width small enough to largely prevent a displacement of the medium inside the gap during comparatively fast relative movements between the two components.11-20-2008
20080252999LENS BARREL - A lens barrel, including, a moving frame (10-16-2008
20110134548CAMERA MODULE WITH ANTI-ASTIGMATIC PROTRUSIONS ON LENS - An exemplary camera module includes a lens barrel and a lens received in the lens barrel. The lens includes an optical portion located at a center thereof and a fixing portion around the optical portion. Protrusions are formed at an outside peripheral surface of the fixing portion, and surfaces of the protrusions are slanted relative to an optical axis of the lens barrel.06-09-2011
20100177409OPTICAL ELEMENT AND MANUFACTURING METHOD THEREOF - An optical element and a manufacturing method thereof are described. An optical material is pressed in a holder through a mold, so as to form an optical element with an optical lens embedded in the holder. A groove in the holder has a guiding face, and the guiding face is obliquely disposed in a direction towards a mirror with a relatively smaller radius of curvature of the optical lens, so as to guide the optical material to truly enter the groove, thereby enhancing gas tightness and precision between the optical lens and the holder.07-15-2010
20110096417LENS ARRANGEMENT AND RELATED LENS MODULE - A lens arrangement includes two lenses. Each lens includes an imaging portion having an optical axis, a non-imaging portion surrounding the imaging portion, and an annular engagement portion extending outwards from the non-imaging portion along the optical axis. The engagement portions are interferentially engaged with each other. The diameter difference of the engagement portion is greatly smaller than the dimension of the lens to ensure that the engagement portions efficiently and sufficiently deforms while the deformation of the engagement portion is not transmitted to the imaging portion.04-28-2011
20110096418LENS ARRANGEMENT AND LENS MODULE USING SAME - A lens arrangement includes two lenses. Each lens includes an optical portion having an optical axis, a non-optical portion surrounding the optical portion, and an engagement portion extending along and inclining relative to the optical axis from the non-optical portion. The engagement portions of the lenses are engaged with each other and an included angle is defined between the engagement portions. One of the lenses includes an elastic element which can be flexibly deformed relative to the other lens.04-28-2011
20110080662CAMERA MODULE - An exemplary camera module includes a barrel and a holder. The holder includes an accommodating space defined therein. The barrel is received in the accommodating space of the holder. Independent grooves are formed in one of the outer cylindrical surface of the barrel and the inner cylindrical surface the holder. Stripe-shaped protrusions are formed on the other of the outer cylindrical surface of the barrel and the inner cylindrical surface the holder. Each stripe-shaped protrusion is engaged in a respective groove.04-07-2011
20100110569LENS SYSTEM - A lens system includes a first lens and a second lens in order from the object side thereof. The first lens includes a first optical portion and a first mounting portion surrounding the first optical portion. The second lens includes a second optical portion with a convex object side surface, and a second mounting portion surrounding the second optical portion. The convex object side surface includes an optical surface at the center thereof and a first connecting surface surrounding the optical surface. The second mounting portion includes a second connecting surface surrounding the first connecting surface. Wherein the angle measured anti-clockwise from the first connecting surface to the axis of the lens system satisfies a certain condition.05-06-2010
20100214676OPTICAL ELEMENT FIXING COMPONENT AND IMAGING UNIT - The present invention relates to an optical element fixing component having a hollow portion which includes an optical element. The optical element fixing component is made from a non-crystalline alloy, and a ratio of a linear expansion coefficient of the optical element fixing component toward a linear expansion coefficient of the optical element is 1.5 or less.08-26-2010
20110149419LENS MODULE - A lens module includes a lens and an opaque plate. The lens is received in the main body, and includes an imaging portion and a non-imaging portion surrounding the imaging portion. An annular flange is extended upward from the image-side surface of the non-imaging portion. The flange and the image-side surface defines a receiving groove. The opaque plate includes a circular opening corresponding to the imaging portion and a lightproof solid body surrounding the opening. The opaque plate is disposed on the image-side surface of non-imaging portion of the lens with the lightproof solid body received in the receiving groove.06-23-2011
20090174954Connecting method or lenses for an imaging-device, lens unit constructed by using the connection method and imaging-device comprising the lens unit - To connect N lenses to construct a lens unit for an imaging-device in series, (n−1)-th (where 2≦n (integer)≦N) lens having an outer periphery rim region which extends with a certain thickness from an outer periphery edge end portion of the lens region directing to the side of the adjacent nth lens and the outer periphery rim region which has a circular-arc tapered surface inclined with respect to an optical axis on a outer part of the lens region, and the nth lens having a bulgy-protrusion-shaped portion with head-top portion milled to be round along an outer part of the lens region on a surface of an outer periphery rim region opposed to the (n−1)-th lens are arranged, and lens position adjustment is made by putting the bulgy protrusion-shaped portion to the circular-arc tapered surface to perform point contact.07-09-2009
20110304932LENS BARREL - A lens barrel includes an optical imaging system having an optical axis and forming an optical image of an object. The lens barrel further includes a frame including a wall extending in the optical axis direction; an electronic component provided in the frame; and a flexible cable electrically connected to the electronic component. An opening is formed in the wall. The flexible cable covers at least a part of the opening to block a light passage through the opening.12-15-2011
20110304931LENS DEVICE AND IMAGE CAPTURING DEVICE HAVING SAME - A lens device includes a lens assembly, a lens barrel receiving the lens assembly therein and a barrel holder. The lens barrel includes a first end, an opposite second end, a first flange extending outwards from the first end, and a second flange extending outwards from the second end. The barrel holder is located between the first flange and the second flange. The barrel holder includes a first part, a second part, and two pairs of magnetic units each including a first magnetic element fixed to one of the first part and the second part, and a second magnetic element fixed to the other of the first part and the second part, the second magnetic element magnetically attracted to the first magnetic element. The first part is securely attached to the second part by magnetic attraction between the first and second magnetic elements.12-15-2011
20110063739LENS UNIT, CAMERA MODULE AND MANUFACTURING METHOD OF LENS UNIT - To implement the alignment of lenses with a simple configuration or by a simple method. A lens unit includes a plurality of lenses each including a lens portion and a flange portion surrounding the lens portion, and a tube portion that holds the plurality of lenses successively arranged along an optical axis. The holder body includes first and second receive portions successively formed along the optical axis. The first receive portion holds the lenses by pressing the side of the flange portion that extends along the optical axis. The second receive portion receives the lens such that the lens can be moved in a direction crossing the optical axis.03-17-2011
20110317290LENS MODULE - A lens module includes a lens barrel and two lenses. The lens barrel has two opposite end surfaces, and a receiving hole through the two end surfaces. The receiving hole has a center axis. A ring-shaped block is formed on an inside surface of the lens barrel, and is coaxial with the receiving hole. The ring-shaped block has two contact surfaces adjacent to the two end surfaces, respectively. Each of the lenses includes an optical axis and a fixing portion. Each fixing portion has a contact surface. The contact surface of the lens has a shape matching the contact surface of the ring-shaped block, and is coaxial with the optical axis of the lens. The contact surfaces of the lenses contact tightly with the contact surfaces of the ring-shaped block.12-29-2011
20110317289LENS BARREL AND LENS MODULE - An exemplary lens barrel includes a hollow main body. The hollow main body includes a first end at an object side, and an opposite second end at an image side. The hollow main body also including a cylindrical inner surface adjacent to the first end, a partially conical inner surface adjacent to the second end, and a ring-shaped groove located between the cylindrical inner surface and the partially conical inner surface. The partially conical inner surface faces toward the first end. A cone angle of the partially conical inner surface is in a range from 8 degrees to 16 degrees.12-29-2011
20130148215IMAGING DEVICE - A digital camera comprising a lens barrel linking plate, a frame unit, and first and second lens barrels. The frame unit has first to third bosses that are linked to the lens barrel linking plate. The first and second lens barrels are disposed between the lens barrel linking plate and the frame unit. The first to third bosses are each disposed around the outer periphery of the first lens barrel.06-13-2013
20130010377LENS BARREL, CAMERA DEVICE AND LENS HOOD - At the inside wall face of the first tube portion 01-10-2013
20120008219BARREL AND LENS MODULE WITH SAME - A barrel includes a supporting part at one end of the barrel adjacent to an image side, and a plurality of protrusions formed on an inner surface of the barrel. Each protrusion includes a guiding surface and an engaging surface connected with the guiding surface. Each guiding surface is oblique relative to a central axis of the barrel. A distance between the central axis and a portion of the guiding surface adjacent to the image side is larger than that between the central axis and another portion of the guiding surface next to an object side. The engaging surface and the supporting part cooperatively clamp optical components in the barrel.01-12-2012
20120044591Camera module - Disclosed herein is a camera module directly mountable on a main substrate without a socket.02-23-2012
20120044590METHOD FOR INSERT MOLDING GLASS OR AN INORGANIC MATERIAL - The present invention relates to insert molding. A glass lens or an inorganic material is inserted into a front housing unit. The glass lens or an inorganic material is aligned within the front housing unit such that the glass lens or an inorganic material lies within the inside of the front housing unit. A thermobond adhesive is applied onto the glass lens or the inorganic material. During the insert molding process, a molten resin is injected into the space formed by the glass lens or the inorganic material and the front housing unit. The molten resin flows around the glass lens or the inorganic material and forms an insert molded part.02-23-2012
20120014000LENS AND RELATED LENS MODULE - A lens includes a central optically active part, and a peripheral optically inactive part surrounding the optically active part. The optically inactive part includes a first surface, an opposite second surface, and a side surface connected between the first surface and the second surface. The side surface includes a first support area, a glue guide area, and a second support area in the order written. The glue guide area has a first groove defined therein. The first groove extends from a first side of the glue guide area adjacent to the first support area to an opposite second side of the glue guide area next to the second support area.01-19-2012
20120014001OPTICAL LENS UNIT AND PLASTIC LENS FORMING MOLD AND PLASTIC LENS MANUFACTURING METHOD THEREFOR - Disclosed is an invention that aims to accurately position a lens barrel and an optical lens and form a plastic lens easily with a high-precision forming mold. A plastic lens is formed by filling resin into a cavity surrounded by a fixed mold, a movable mold, and inserts, which are removably incorporated into respective molds. A lens portion and conical surfaces of the plastic lens are formed with the inserts. This provides enhanced forming accuracy by making the conical surfaces and lens portion concentric with each other. When the plastic lens is to be incorporated into the lens barrel, the conical surface of the plastic lens is allowed to be in line contact with the vertical inner circumferential surface of the lens barrel to make the plastic lens concentric with the lens barrel for the purpose of accurate positioning.01-19-2012
20090086341LENS BARREL ASSEMBLY - A lens barrel assembly includes a cylindrical lens barrel obtained by deep drawing a metal sheet and a lens retained by the lens barrel. The lens barrel has a lens-retaining portion for retaining the lens at one of two open sides and a component-receiving portion for receiving an electric component at the other open side, the lens-retaining portion having an outer diameter that is smaller than an outer diameter of the component-receiving portion and a wall thickness that is larger than a wall thickness of the component-receiving portion.04-02-2009
20120154935HOLDING ARRANGEMENT FOR AN OPTICAL ELEMENT - A holding arrangement for an optical element, in particular for a cylindrical lens, includes a basic structure surrounding an optical element and a mounting device by which the optical element is supported on the basic structure. The mounting device has two degrees of freedom so that the optical element can be supported by the mounting device in a manner that allows the optical element to rotate about both about an optical axis and an axis perpendicular to the optical axis. If the optical element is a cylindrical lens, the axis perpendicular to the optical axis can be an axis perpendicular to an axial direction of the cylindrical lens. The disclosure further relates to a manipulator unit for an optical system which includes a holding arrangement.06-21-2012
20120063015LENS BARREL - A lens barrel includes a lens frame, a guide shaft, a lead screw, a nut, and a biasing spring. The guide shaft is inserted into the lens frame. The nut is threaded onto the lead screw. The biasing member biases the lens frame toward the nut. The lens frame includes a first bearing component having a first insertion hole and a second bearing component having a second insertion hole. The guide shaft hits an inner peripheral face of the first insertion hole at a first and second contact point, and hits an inner peripheral face of the second insertion hole at a third and fourth contact point. The first and second contact points are disposed on opposing side of the third and fourth contact points using as a reference a parallel plane which extends along the direction of an optical axis and passes through a guide axis.03-15-2012
20100290137LENS MODULE - An exemplary lens module includes a lens barrel, a first lens, and a second lens. The lens barrel includes an accommodating cavity defined therein. The first lens is received in the accommodating cavity of the lens barrel. The first lens has a first adjusting notch defined at a periphery thereof. The second lens is received in the accommodating cavity of the lens barrel and adjacent to the first lens. The second lens has a second adjusting notch defined at a periphery thereof. The second adjusting notch communicates with the first adjusting notch.11-18-2010
20100290136LENS MODULE - A lens module includes a lens barrel, a lens mounted to the lens barrel, and an anti-dazzling film received in the lens barrel. The anti-dazzling film defines at least two first postholes. The lens module further includes at least two positioning posts. The positioning posts integrate with the first postholes to secure the anti-dazzling film to the lens barrel.11-18-2010
20100246033Lens barrel and imaging apparatus - Disclosed herein is a lens barrel including a lens having a reference portion, a barrel body having a supporting portion adapted to come into contact with the reference portion of the lens, and a lens holding member for holding the lens so that the lens is sandwiched between the lens holding member and the barrel body in the condition where the reference portion of the lens is biased against the supporting portion of the barrel body.09-30-2010
20110181970LENS APPARATUS FOR SURVEILLANCE CAMERA - A lens apparatus for a surveillance camera where an operation ring is rotatably provided on an outer periphery of a lens barrel body, comprising: 07-28-2011
20110181969OPTICAL DEVICE, OPTICAL APPARATUS, AND METHOD OF MANUFACTURING THE SAME - An optical device includes: a holding frame holding an optical system; a tubular member provided at an outer circumferential surface with a first concave groove and at an inner circumferential surface with a second concave groove, and holding the holding frame; and an eccentric pin penetrating through the first and second concave grooves, including one end attached to the holding frame, and eccentrically rotating against the first and second concave grooves in response to a force applied to the other end of the eccentric pin. A length, in a first direction intersecting a penetrating direction through which the eccentric pin penetrates, of the first concave groove is greater than a length, in a second direction intersecting the first direction and the penetrating direction, of the first concave groove.07-28-2011
20110181968LENS MODULE SOCKET - A lens module socket for receiving a lens module having a base portion includes an insulating housing, a plurality of conductive terminals received in the insulating housing, a shielding shell encircling the insulating housing, and a plurality of rotatable latches pivotally assembled to the insulating housing by a plurality of shaft pins. The insulating housing has a bottom base and side walls extended upwardly from the bottom base to surround a receiving chamber therebetween for receiving the lens module. The insulating housing defines a plurality of slits at the side walls for receiving the rotatable latches and a plurality of insertion holes extended downwardly from top portions of the side walls for receiving the shaft pins. The rotatable latches have press portions passing through the slits into the receiving chamber for pressing against the base portion of the lens module when the rotatable latches are rotated to a closed state.07-28-2011
20120314309Image-Capturing Lens Unit - An image-capturing lens (OU) can be positioned in the optical axis direction by causing a flange section of the image-capturing lens (OU) and a contact section (12-13-2012
20090059398Method for making a lens module and lens module made thereby - A method for making a lens module includes the steps of: (a) providing a mold with a mold cavity; (b) mounting at least a sensing element and a lens within the mold cavity in such a manner that the sensing element and the lens are spaced apart from each other; and (c) forming a lens barrel by injecting a molding material into the mold cavity and by molding the molding material over the sensing element and the lens.03-05-2009
20080212211IMMERSION LITHOGRAPHY OBJECTIVE - An immersion lithography objective has a housing in which at least one first optical element is arranged, a second optical element, which follows the first optical element in the direction of the optical axis of the objective, an immersion medium that adjoins the second optical element being located downstream of the latter in the direction of the optical axis, and a retaining structure for the second optical element. The retaining structure has a greater stiffness in the direction of the optical axis than in a direction perpendicular to the optical axis.09-04-2008
20120188658LENS BARREL - A lens barrel comprises an optical system forming an optical image of a subject, a tube supporting at least one lens included in the optical system, a fixed member disposed on an outer peripheral side of the tube, the fixed member including a wall formed along an outer peripheral face of the tube, an electrical part disposed on an inner peripheral side of the tube, and a flexible printed cable electrically connected to the electrical part. The tube is incorporated into the fixed member by being moved in a specific direction. The wall includes a slit with an inclination of 45 degrees or less with respect to the specific direction, the slit is open at one end in the specific direction. The flexible printed cable is guided to an inner face of the wall and pulled out through the slit to outside of the fixed member.07-26-2012
20090015946MOVING APPARATUS - A moving apparatus includes a cylindrical cam barrel provided with a cam groove; a moving member configured to be rotated relative to the cam barrel and moved in a perpendicular direction that is an axis direction of the cam barrel; and a bearing for supporting a support shaft fixed on the moving member in the cam groove, wherein when viewed from the axis direction of the support shaft, a contact position F between the bearing and the cam groove is located closer to the side of the rotation center axis of the moving member than the axis line of the support shaft.01-15-2009
20120257292Wafer Level Lens Module and Method for Manufacturing the Wafer Level Lens Module - A wafer level lens module which processes images includes a glass substrate, the metal baffle layers, a convex lens, and a concave lens. The glass substrate has a first surface and a second surface, and the metal baffle layers are respectively disposed on the first surface and the second surface of the glass substrate for blocking some light, in which each metal baffle layer comprises at least one through holes. The convex lens and the concave lens, disposed on the first surface or the second surface of the glass substrate, are contacted with the metal baffle layers.10-11-2012
20080316621OPTICAL ASSEMBLY, PROJECTION EXPOSURE APPARATUS AND PROJECTION OBJECTIVE - In some embodiments, the disclosure relates to an optical assembly that includes an optical element and a structure element. A gap runs between the optical element and the structure element. A sealing element may be present to seal the gap. At least one liquid layer may be arranged between the structure element and/or the optical element, and the sealing element so that a relative displacement of the sealing element with respect to the structure element and/or the optical element is possible in the direction of the layer plane.12-25-2008
20110122515LENS MODULE WITH ADHESIVELY MOUNTED FILTER - A lens module includes a barrel and a parallelogram-shaped filter. The barrel defines a through hole bounded by an inner circumferential surface thereof. The barrel includes an end surface substantially perpendicular to the inner circumferential surface. The barrel further defines four positioning cutouts extending from the end surface to the inner circumferential surface. The parallelogram-shaped filter includes four corners fixed in the four positioning cutouts of the barrel.05-26-2011
20130021683LENS MODULE - A lens module includes a lens barrel, a first lens, a second lens, and a spacer. The lens barrel includes an object-side end and an image-side end opposite to the object-side end. The first lens is received in the lens barrel, and adjacent to the object-side end. The second lens is received in the lens barrel, and adjacent to the image-side end in relative to the first lens. The spacer is an annular plate, and includes an object-side surface, an image-side surface opposite to the object-side surface, and an inner sidewall. The spacer is positioned between the first lens and the second lens. The object-side surface faces the first lens, and the image-side surface faces the second lens. The intersection of the object-side surface and the inner sidewall forms a chamfer.01-24-2013
20110038065IMAGING LENS UNIT - The present invention provides an imaging lens unit configured to be processed by the solder reflow process, can be miniaturized, and has sufficient thermal resistance for the reflow temperatures. The imaging lens unit also provides excellent optical characteristics such as transmissivity, a refractive index, and the like without deteriorating the optical characteristics in alignment of the centers of the lens and the diaphragm even after the reflow process, so as to contribute to reduction in the size and an increase in the capabilities. The imaging lens unit is configured to be processed by a solder reflow process, and includes a lens group consisting of one or more lenses; and a lens tube that supports the lens group, wherein the imaging lens unit comprises one or more cationically-cured epoxy resin lenses formed from an cationically-curable epoxy resin material, the lens tube is formed from a thermoplastic resin material having a deflection temperature under load of not lower than 200° C., and the imaging lens unit has a clearance between the lens tube and at least one of the cationically-cured epoxy resin lenses and has lens supporting portions that are provided at at least three locations inside the lens tube and that support the at least one cationically-cured epoxy resin lens.02-17-2011
20110235193SCREW COMPONENT AND IMAGE CAPTURING DEVICE - A screw component including lens holder and lens barrel component engaged with each other, and protruding portions respectively provided on each of both flanks of screw thread of lens holder. When lens holder is engaged with the lens barrel component, screw thread of lens holder is brought into contact with both flanks of a screw thread of the lens barrel component, it is possible to prevent lens holder and the lens barrel component from being displaced from each other.09-29-2011
20120140342Optical Lens Device - An optical lens device is disclosed. The optical lens device includes an optical lens, a shading film, and a sensor. The shading film is disposed within the optical lens, and the shading film has an opening. The sensor is disposed at an imaging position. Wherein at least one light beam which enters the optical lens will access to the sensor, or will be blocked by the shading film.06-07-2012
20080253000VEHICLE LAMP - A vehicle lamp includes a lens formed from a resin material and a lens holding member for holding the lens formed from the resin material. The lens and the lens holding member are adapted to be joined together through laser welding. A joining annular portion is provided on the lens holding member to which an outer circumferential portion of the lens is joined. A plurality of welding portions and a plurality of stopper portions are provided on the joining annular portion. The plurality of welding portions project towards the lens and are positioned apart from each other in a circumferential direction. The plurality of stopper portions project towards the lens, are positioned apart from each other in the circumferential direction, and contact the outer circumferential portion of the lens when the lens is joined to the joining annular portion.10-16-2008
20080239519LENS MODULE - An exemplary lens module includes a number of optical components, a barrel receiving the optical components therein, an image sensor and a holder engaged with the barrel. The holder receives the image sensor therein. The holder has an electromagnetic shielding coating formed thereon. The electromagnetic shielding coating is comprised of a polymeric matrix and a number of carbon nanotubes dispersed in the polymeric matrix and is configured for blocking electromagnetic interference from outside the holder. The lens module can block electromagnetic interference.10-02-2008
20130170053OPTICAL INSTRUMENT HAVING A STABILIZATION ELEMENT FOR MOUNTING AND ADJUSTING AN OPTICAL ASSEMBLY IN A HOLDER, AND MOUNTING METHOD FOR THE STABILIZATION ELEMENT - An optical instrument for measuring has an a stabilization component for stably connecting an optical assembly and holder to at least one stabilization element that can be compressed in the gap. The stabilization element has, in an unmounted state, a thickness which is greater than the width of the gap, and the optical assembly, the holder and the stabilization component are configured and cooperate such that the stabilization element, which is positioned between optical assembly and holder, in a roughly positioned state, is compressed, by way of inserting the optical assembly into the holder, into the gap and is plastically deformed in the gap such that elastic forces act radially with respect to the optical axis between assembly and holder and the assembly and the holder are disposed in the radial direction in a stabilized state with respect to one another.07-04-2013
20080225413LENS DEVICE - A lens device is provided and includes: at least two lenses; and a lens frame holding the at least two lenses. The lens frame includes a first lens frame holding one of the at least two lenses and a second lens frame holding another of the at least two lenses, and the first lens frame and the second lens frame are attached in a line contact in circumferential directions thereof. The first lens frame and the second lens frame are bonded after an optical adjustment of the at least two lenses by relatively swinging the first lens framed and the second lens frame with respect to the line contact.09-18-2008
20130176635LENS BARREL - A lens barrel is provided that includes an optical system, a housing, a cover member, an electronic part, a flexible substrate. The optical system is configured to form an optical image of a subject. The housing supports the optical system in an interior. The cover member supports the housing in a state of covering an opening of the housing. The electronic part is provided in the interior of the housing. The flexible substrate is electrically connected to the electronic part. The flexible substrate has a connection terminal. The cover member has a through-hole formed in a specific direction. The connection terminal is positioned on inside of the through-hole when viewed in the specific direction.07-11-2013
20130176636OPTICAL DEVICE AND OPTICAL INSTRUMENT - An optical device comprising: an elastic body provided between a first frame and a second frame; a position determining portion provided to sandwich, with the elastic body, the first frame, and can determine a position of the first frame towards the elastic body; a fixing portion provided to sandwich, with the position determining portion, the first frame, and can fix the first frame to the position determining portion; and an energizing member energizing the first frame in a direction crossing a position determining direction of the first frame and a fixing direction of the first frame.07-11-2013
20130114153CAMERA LENS ASSEMBLY AND PRODUCING METHOD THEREOF - A camera lens assembly is provided, including a holder, a lens module, and a metal frame. The lens module is fixed in the holder by an adhesive and includes a lens, a substrate connected to the lens, and a plurality solder balls disposed on the substrate. The metal frame is disposed around the lens module and fixed to the holder, wherein the metal frame forms an opening with the solder balls exposed thereto, and the lens module and the metal frame form a gap there between.05-09-2013
20130114152DAMPER WITH A PLURALITY OF SQUEEZE-FILM DAMPERS ACTING IN PARALLEL - A damper having a plurality of fluidic squeeze-film dampers acting in parallel. The damper of the present invention includes a plurality of fluidic squeeze-film dampers, each including a gap filled with viscous fluid provided between first and second damping elements. Each of the plurality of fluidic squeeze dampers creates an individual damping effect, which in the aggregate, act in parallel. As a result, the damper achieves (i) very high damping and stiffness over a relatively short stroke, (ii) compact size and (iii) adjustability to a limited degree by adjusting the gaps.05-09-2013
20100315729EXTERNAL LENS DEVICE AND METHOD FOR MOUNTING SAME - An external lens device is mounted in front of a lens of an image pickup device. The external lens device includes a fixer and an external lens. The fixer includes a fixing slot and an alignment slice. The alignment slice includes a first reference mark and a second reference mark. The first reference mark is enclosed by the second reference mark. The first reference mark is arranged in the middle portion of the second reference mark. After the fixer is placed in front of the image pickup device, an outer portion of the second reference mark of the alignment slice is parallel with the lens fastening part of the lens of the image pickup device, the first reference mark is aligned with a center of the lens of the image pickup device, and the second reference mark is concentric with a lens fastening part of the lens.12-16-2010
20130182340COVERT ROOFTOP VENT ENCLOSURE AND ADJUSTABLE MULTI-TIERED RACK FOR ELECTRONIC SURVEILLANCE EQUIPMENT - An apparatus for supporting electronic equipment on the exterior of an outdoor structure includes a base member configured to be coupled to the exterior of the outdoor structure, a first housing coupled to the base member, and at least one shelf disposed within the first housing. Each shelf includes a support surface, a plurality of support orifices disposed therethrough, and at least one first communication orifice disposed therethrough. A plurality of support members is configured to be inserted through the support orifices. A floor member is coupled to the first housing and has at least one second communication orifice disposed therethrough. The plurality of support members is configured to couple the at least one shelf to the floor member. A substantially transparent second housing is mounted on the floor member.07-18-2013
20110310498Lens Device - A lens device is disclosed. The lens device includes a fixed lens barrel, a rotating lens barrel, and a sensor. The rotating lens barrel is sleeved within the fixed lens barrel. The sensor is disposed within the fixed lens barrel for detecting the position of the rotating lens barrel.12-22-2011
20120019940VEHICULAR CAMERA AND LENS ASSEMBLY - Low cost constructions of vehicular cameras employ various means for aligning and mounting the camera lens with respect to the imager. Such means include adhesive mounting using a UV curable adhesive, wherein the lens may be focused prior to cure of the adhesive. Other means include directly attaching the lens to the imager by adhesive; integrating the lens barrel and camera lens holder; dropping the lens barrel onto the surface of the imager; focusing the lens utilizing PCB mounting and focusing Screws; and focusing the lens by the relative positioning of camera front and back housings. Costs can also be contained by utilizing matching the resolution of the lens in conformance to human contrast sensitivity function, and by replacing optical chromatic aberration with digital chromatic aberration.01-26-2012
20120019939LENS BARREL - A lens barrel is provided that includes an optical system, a housing, a cover member, an electronic part, a flexible substrate. The optical system is configured to form an optical image of a subject. The housing supports the optical system in an interior. The cover member supports the housing in a state of covering an opening of the housing. The electronic part is provided in the interior of the housing. The flexible substrate is electrically connected to the electronic part. The flexible substrate has a connection terminal. The cover member has a through-hole formed in a specific direction. The connection terminal is positioned on inside of the through-hole when viewed in the specific direction.01-26-2012
20120293880LENS UNIT AND METHOD OF MAKING THE SAME - A lens unit includes a lens holder of stainless steel and a converging lens fixed to a lens holding hole of the lens holder. The lens holder is formed by pressing, or stamping from a metal plate, made of a compressed stainless steel plate material, having a predetermined thickness with a narrow tolerance. Upon stamping, the metal plate is fractured, thus forming an outer tapered surface at one end of the outer surface of the lens holder. When the outer surface and the rear end surface of the lens holder are allowed to abut against a positioning recess in order to position the lens holder, the outer tapered surface is opposed to the corner of the positioning recess.11-22-2012

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