Inventors list

Assignees list

Classification tree browser

Top 100 Inventors

Top 100 Assignees


OPTICAL ELEMENT PRODUCED

Subclass of:

427 - Coating processes

Patent class list (only not empty are listed)

Deeper subclasses:

Class / Patent application numberDescriptionNumber of patent applications / Date published
427164000 Transparent base 61
427163100 Polarizer, windshield, optical fiber, projection screen, or retroreflector 61
Entries
DocumentTitleDate
20090191334FORMING AN ELECTROWETTING MODULE HAVING A HYDROPHILIC GRID - A method of forming a matrix of electrowetting pixels includes forming a patterned layer of electrodes (07-30-2009
20120183683GLASS SUBSTRATE-HOLDING TOOL AND METHOD FOR PRODUCING AN EUV MASK BLANK BY EMPLOYING THE SAME - A glass substrate-holding tool employed during the production of a reflective mask blank for EUV lithography includes an electrostatic chuck and a mechanical chuck. A caught and held portion of a glass substrate caught and held by the electrostatic chuck, and pressed portions of the glass substrate pressed by the mechanical chuck are located outside a quality-guaranteed region on each of a film deposition surface and a rear surface of the glass substrate. The sum of a catching and holding force applied to the glass substrate by the electrostatic chuck and a holding force applied to the glass substrate by the mechanical chuck is at least 200 kgf. A pressing force per unit area applied to the glass substrate by the mechanical chuck is at most 25 kgf/mm07-19-2012
20100075030Liquid sending method and system - A liquid sending method comprises the steps of sending a coating solution to a liquid sending pipe, passing the coating solution to an orifice which is provided at a part of the liquid sending pipe to prevent a vibration propagation and passing the coating solution to a pulsation absorb device which is provided at a part of the liquid sending pipe where is located at a downstream of the orifice, wherein the pulsation absorb device includes a first chamber that a liquid can flow in and out, a second chamber which is introduced a gas, and a diaphragm which separates the first chamber and the second chamber.03-25-2010
20130034653ANTIREFLECTIVE SILICA COATINGS BASED ON SOL-GEL TECHNIQUE WITH CONTROLLABLE PORE SIZE, DENSITY, AND DISTRIBUTION BY MANIPULATION OF INTER-PARTICLE INTERACTIONS USING PRE-FUNCTIONALIZED PARTICLES AND ADDITIVES - Methods and compositions for forming durable porous low refractive index coatings on substrates are provided. In one embodiment, a method of forming a porous coating on a substrate is provided. The method comprises coating a substrate with a sol-formulation comprising a silane-based binder, silica-based nanoparticles, and an inter-particle interaction modifier for regulating interactions between the silica-based nanoparticles and annealing the coated substrate. Porous coatings formed according to the embodiments described herein demonstrate good optical properties (e.g., a low refractive index) while maintaining good mechanical durability due to the presence of the inter-particle interaction modifier. The inter-particle interaction modifier increases the strength of the particle network countering capillary forces produced during drying to maintain the porosity structure.02-07-2013
20080286453APPARATUS FOR HARMONIZING LIGHT - The present invention provides a light filter for converting diffused light to harmonized light having a translucent substrate of glass or plastic; and a coating on the substrate of a fullerene having icosahedral symmetry having a thickness from 10-500 nm.11-20-2008
20130089662METHOD OF PRODUCING MASTER PLATE, METHOD OF PRODUCING ALIGNMENT FILM, METHOD OF PRODUCING RETARDATION FILM, AND METHOD OF PRODUCING DISPLAY DEVICE - Provided are a method of producing an alignment film from which a non-alignment thin film layer can be omitted, a method of producing a master plate that can be used for the production of the alignment film, a method of producing a retardation film using the alignment film, and a method of producing a display device provided with the retardation film using the alignment film.04-11-2013
20130052341ALIGNMENT FILM AND METHOD OF MANUFACTURING THE ALIGNMENT FILM, AND RETARDATION FILM AND METHOD OF MANUFACTURING THE RETARDATION FILM - A method of manufacturing an alignment film includes directly pressing a master having fine linear concavity-convexity in order of nanometer on a surface thereof to a surface of a base film at a temperature lower than a glass transition temperature of the base film, and thereby transferring a pattern corresponding to the concavity-convexity on the master to the surface of the base film.02-28-2013
20090041933RECORDING DRIVE WAVEFORM ADJUSTING METHOD FOR MANUFACTURING MASTER DISC, MASTER DISC MANUFACTURING METHOD, MASTER DISC MANUFACTURING APPARATUS, AND MASTER DISC - A recording drive waveform adjusting method for manufacturing a master disc is provided. The method includes forming an exposed area in an inorganic resist layer for test exposure by irradiating a master disc having the inorganic resist layer with laser light of a recording power based on a recording drive waveform according to a test recording signal. The method also includes obtaining reflected-light information by irradiating the exposed area formed in the test exposure with laser light of a reproducing power, determining whether the recording drive waveform is appropriate by using the reflected-light information, and correcting the recording drive waveform if the recording drive waveform is determined to be inappropriate in the determination.02-12-2009
20130071559COATING METHOD FOR LIQUID CRYSTAL ALIGNMENT FILM OF TFT-LCD - A coating method for liquid crystal alignment film of TFT-LCD, at least two different sized nozzles are used to perform N nested rectangular coatings, the N nested rectangles are ordered based on 1, 2 to N measurements sequentially from the smallest to the biggest, and a smaller sized nozzle is employed for the Nth nested rectangular coating on an edge.03-21-2013
20130071561COMPOSITIONS AND ANTIREFLECTIVE COATINGS FOR PHOTOLITHOGRAPHY - A composition comprising: 03-21-2013
20130071560COMPOSITIONS AND ANTIREFLECTIVE COATINGS FOR PHOTOLITHOGRAPHY - Compositions for use in microelectronic applications:03-21-2013
20130059067NOVEL GLUCONACETOBACTER STRAIN HAVING CELLULOSE PRODUCING ACTIVITY - Disclosed herein is a novel 03-07-2013
20110014365DEVICE AND ITS MANUFACTURING METHOD, ELECTRO-OPTICAL DEVICE AND ITS MANUFACTURING METHOD, AND ELECTRONIC EQUIPMENT - A manufacturing method of a device having a pair of substrates fixed together with a sealing material being interposed therebetween includes ejecting a liquid on one of the substrates to form a film of the liquid in a first region disposed inside of a sealing part where the sealing material is disposed. The ejecting of the liquid includes ejecting the liquid so that an edge of the film is disposed inwardly of the sealing part and outwardly of the first region after the film is dried.01-20-2011
20090238962METHOD OF PRODUCING OPTICAL FILM - In a method of producing an optical film including: a rubbing treatment step of rubbing a surface of a long plastic film F by a rubbing roll 09-24-2009
20090232978Process for Producing Optical Article - A process for producing an optical article includes subjecting a work in which an antireflection layer is formed on an optical substrate directly or via another layer interposed therebetween and an antifouling layer is formed on a surface of the antireflection layer to an acid treatment by dipping it in an acidic liquid; rinsing the work subjected to the acid treatment; and annealing the rinsed work.09-17-2009
20090232977Optical Film Treating Method, Optical Film Treating Apparatus, and Optical Film Producing Method - A method of optical-film treatment in which coating troubles apt to occur in the formation of a functional layer, e.g., an antireflection layer, on a continuous film by coating fluid application, such as transverse thickness-difference lines, coating streaks, and tailing, are diminished. The method of optical-film treatment comprises wetting with a liquid a continuous film which is being continuously conveyed, continuously rubbing the continuous film with an elastomer, and then removing the liquid from the continuous-film surface, and is characterized in that the surface of the elastomer has a coefficient of static friction of 0.2-0.9.09-17-2009
20120114846COATED SUBSTRATES HAVING UNDERCOATING LAYERS THAT EXHIBIT IMPROVED PHOTOCATALYTIC ACTIVITY - A coated substrate is disclosed. The coated substrate includes a substrate; an undercoating layer comprising at least one layer selected from a mixture of silica and zirconia; a mixture of silica and alumina; or a mixture of silica, alumina and titania overlaying at least a portion of the substrate; and a functional coating overlaying at least a portion of the undercoating. The coated substrates of the invention exhibit improved properties such as increased durability, photocatalytic activity, etc. as a result of the undercoating layer.05-10-2012
20120237673METHOD FOR PRODUCING OPTICAL FILM - The method for producing an optical film includes a step of preparing a first coating liquid containing a certain amount of light-transmitting particles, a resin, and a solvent, a second coating liquid containing an amount less than the certain amount of light-transmitting particles, a resin, and a solvent, or not containing the light-transmitting particles but containing a resin and a solvent; a step of coating the second coating liquid and the first coating liquid in this order from the support side on a traveling band-shaped support in the form of a multilayer to form a second coating film and a first coating film; a step of transferring the light-transmitting particles in the first coating film to the side of the second coating film while drying the first coating film and the second coating film.09-20-2012
20120237672Method for Tuning Photonic Crystal - The present invention is to provide a method for tuning photonic crystal. The photonic crystal has a plurality of voids and is immersed in a predetermined liquid. The predetermined liquid has a refractive index. The method for tuning photonic crystal is used to control the liquid-solid affinity for adjusting the volume of the voids occupied by the predetermined liquid. An equivalent refractive index of the voids can be changed to adjust the reflection spectrum of the photonic crystal. The reflective color of the photonic crystal can be dynamically tuned.09-20-2012
20110027472Method, Composition, and Kit for Clarifying and Sealing Oxidized Headlights - A process, a composition, and a kit clarify and seal oxidized lens, especially headlight lenses. The process involves abrading the lens to remove oxidation and the sealing the lens with an aqueous urethane-modified acrylic sealer that includes an aqueous styrenic-acrylic emulsion or an aqueous polyethylene emulsion. The composition includes the sealant. The kit is an at-home device including the composition and utilizing the method.02-03-2011
20090169736THERMOSETTING RESIN COMPOSITION, METHOD OF FORMING ANTIHALATION FILM OF SOLID-STATE IMAGING DEVICE, ANTIHALATION FILM FOR SOLID-STATE IMAGING DEVICES, AND SOLID-STATE IMAGING DEVICE - A thermosetting resin composition comprising a polymer having a methylglycidyl group and an ultraviolet absorbent. This thermosetting resin composition has excellent storage stability and forms an antihalation film which can effectively suppress diffused reflection light from a foundation substrate in an exposure step for forming a color filter or microlens in a solid-state imaging device, has high heat resistance and does not have a rough surface even when it is subjected to dry etching.07-02-2009
20100009074Method and Apparatus for Coating Surfaces - A workpiece support member can rotate about an axis relative to a source, and the source can emit a plume of coating material that flows toward the workpiece support member approximately parallel to the axis. A plume-influencing shield can rotate with the workpiece support member, and has a plurality of openings extending therethrough approximately parallel to the general direction of flow of the plume. According to a different aspect, a method involves: rotating a workpiece support member about an axis relative to a source; emitting from the source a plume of coating material that flows toward the workpiece support member approximately parallel to the axis; and influencing the plume with structure that includes a shield rotating with the workpiece support member, the shield having a plurality of openings extending therethrough approximately parallel to the general direction of flow of the plume.01-14-2010
20090317542Light Diffusion Module and a Back Light Module Using the Same - A light diffusion module and a back light module using the same. The light diffusion module is disposed corresponding to the light source module of the back light module. The light diffusion module includes a first diffusion layer and the second diffusion layer. The first diffusion layer is disposed on top of the light source module and the top light exit surface has a plurality of first micro structures juxtapositioned to each other. The second diffusion layer is disposed on top of the first diffusion layer, and the top surface has a plurality of second micro structures juxtapositioned to each other. The ratio of the width of each first micro structure to the width of each second micro structure is between 1.1 and 1.8. The ratio of the height of each first micro structure to the height of each second micro structure is between 0.8 and 1.5.12-24-2009
20090285982Spin Coating Method - It is an objective of the present invention to reduce or prevent incorporation of bubbles into a coating film formed by spin coating a surface of a substrate with a coating liquid having a high viscosity at a relatively high discharging velocity.11-19-2009
20110143025Method Of Manufacturing A Layered Silicone Composite Material - A method of manufacturing a layered silicone composite material comprising the steps of: applying a second addition-curable organopolysiloxane composition that contains a second adhesion promoter onto a first silicone layer that is formed by curing a first addition-curable organopolysiloxane composition containing a first adhesion promoter and where the first silicone layer has a hardness of less than JIS A 50; and forming a second silicone layer that has hardness of JIS A 50 or more by curing said second addition-curable organopolysiloxane composition.06-16-2011
20110143026METHOD FOR FABRICATING CHEMICAL SENSOR ELEMENT - A chemical sensor that utilizes localized surface Plasmon resonance including a substrate, metal-containing particles and dielectric particles, wherein the metal-containing particles and the dielectric particles are disposed on the substrate, is used as a chemical sensor element. Thereby, a chemical sensor element having a sufficient detecting sensitivity when localized surface Plasmon resonance is utilized, and a method for the fabrication thereof, can be provided.06-16-2011
20090162542Optical element obtained by homeotropically orienting liquid crystal molecule, member for liquid crystal display device using the same, and liquid crystal display device - An object of the present invention is to provide an optical element which can suppress a production cost, has good heat resistance, uniformly maintains the fixed orientation of a liquid crystal polymer in a wide temperature range, shows a low haze with reliability, and can maintain desired birefringence property with reliability. The present invention relates to an optical element formed by forming, on an upper surface of a base material having light transmittance, at least a birefringence layer having a structure obtained by fixing liquid crystal monomers each having a polymerizable group at a terminal thereof in a state where the monomers are homeotropically oriented, and by removing an additive layer formed on the upper surface of the birefringence layer.06-25-2009
20110262636METHOD OF MANUFACTURING PLASTIC LENS - The present invention relates to a method of manufacturing a plastic lens comprising forming a resin layer on a surface of a plastic lens substrate. The method of manufacturing a plastic lens of the present invention comprises coating a water-based coating liquid comprising a resin component and a water-based solvent by discharging the water-based coating liquid from a tip of a nozzle onto the surface of the plastic lens substrate being rotated with the surface facing upward, so that a spiral coating path is traced from a perimeter portion to a center portion of the surface as well as so that adjacent coating paths in a radial direction of the surface contact or overlap each other, and forming the resin layer by rotating the plastic lens substrate after the coating with the surface on which the coating liquid has been coated facing upward to remove at least a portion of the water-based solvent comprised in the coating liquid.10-27-2011
20090169735Manufacturing method of photonic crystal - A manufacturing method of a photonic crystal is provided. In the method, a high-refractive-index material is conformally deposited on an exposed portion of a periodic template composed of a low-refractive-index material by an atomic layer deposition process so that a difference in refractive indices or dielectric constants between the template and adjacent air becomes greater, which makes it possible to form a three-dimensional photonic crystal having a superior photonic bandgap. Herein, the three-dimensional structure may be prepared by a layer-by-layer method.07-02-2009
20090068351Method for disposing material by droplet ejection, display device, method for manufacturing display device, and electronic apparatus - The invention provides a method for suppressing insufficient spread of droplets or mixing of the droplets in neighboring regions when a liquid material is disposed in the regions on a substrate by ejecting the droplets composed of the liquid material. In addition, for a display device, the structure in which insufficient spread of droplets or mixing of the droplets in neighboring regions can be suppressed and the manufacturing method therefor are provided. To accomplish the above, substantially square regions can be formed by a partition provided on a substrate. In each region, among internal surfaces and of the partition surrounding this region, the internal surfaces forming the long sides of the region have irregularities. In addition, the distance between parts of the partition opposing each other with one of regions provided therebetween is increased and decreased along the long side of the region. Furthermore, along the long side of the region, the width of the partition will be increased and decreased.03-12-2009
20110123712THERMOCHROMIC COATING AND METHOD OF MANUFACTURING THEREOF - A thermochromic coating which comprises a thermochromic compound and a polyurea resin. The thermochromic compound and polyurea resin form a thermochromic layer. The coating optionally has a protective layer containing a resin and a UV-blocking material arranged on top of the thermochromic layer. A reflective layer containing a reflective material is optionally arranged between the thermochromic layer and the substrate. A thermochromic coating is formed by applying successive reflective, thermochromic, and protective layers on a substrate.05-26-2011
20090092750TOOL FOR COATING AN OPTICAL DISC, METHOD OF COATING AN OPTICAL DISC, AND METHOD FOR FABRICATING AN OPTICAL DISC - The invention relates to a tool for coating an optical disc, and the tool includes: a coating section for spreading coating material; a restricting section for defining a coating area; and a support section for supporting the coating section and the restricting section. The coating section and the restricting section form a material accommodating space. Also, a method for coating an optical disc by using such tool and a method for fabricating an optical disc are disclosed.04-09-2009
20110200743DIP-COATING PROCESS AND METHOD FOR MAKING ELECTROPHOTOGRAPHIC PHOTOSENSITIVE MEMBER - A dip-coating process includes immersing a member to be coated in a coating solution in a coating vessel and lifting the member to be coated while covering a side surface of the member to be coated with a telescopic sliding hood to form a coating film on a surface of the member to be coated. The telescopic sliding hood includes a plurality of tubular members connected so that their diameters successively decrease upward in a dip-coating direction, and can cover the side surface of the member to be coated by extending in association with the movement of the member to be coated during the lift of the member to be coated. While the member to be coated is being lifted, a downward airflow in the dip-coating direction is generated in a gap between an inner surface of the telescopic sliding hood and the member to be coated to discharge solvent vapor to outside the telescopic sliding hood.08-18-2011
20110171376COATING APPARATUS AND FILM PRODUCTION METHOD USING THE SAME - A coating apparatus includes: a slot die configured to apply coating solution on a support by discharging the coating solution from a tip of a slot and forming a coating solution bead in a clearance between the tip of the slot and the support; a pipe through which the coating solution is fed to a pocket of the slot die; an orifice formed in the pipe at a position nearer a circumference of a circular cross section in a radial direction of the pipe in relation to a center of the circular cross section; a forward tapered inlet channel which is formed at an entrance side of the orifice in the pipe and whose aperture narrows to the orifice; a rearward tapered outlet channel which is formed at an exit side of the orifice in the pipe and whose aperture grows toward a downstream.07-14-2011
20120128873Hot-Pressed Transparent Ceramics and Ceramic Lasers - A transparent polycrystalline ceramic having scattering and absorption loss less than 0.2/cm over a region comprising more than 95% of the originally densified shape and a process for fabricating the same by hot pressing. The ceramic can be any suitable ceramic such as yttria (Y05-24-2012
20080213474DISPLAY DEVICE - A display device includes a first plastic substrate including a composite layer having a resin-impregnated fiber fabric, an inorganic barrier layer formed on the composite layer, and a planarizing resin layer formed on the inorganic barrier layer; and a display medium layer formed on the planarizing resin layer-side of the first plastic substrate.09-04-2008
20080206455Method and apparatus for drying coating film and method for producing optical film - The present invention provides a method for drying a coating film comprising drying a coating film of an organic solvent-containing coating liquid applied to a running band-shaped flexible substrate, the drying method comprising the steps of: providing a heater at a position opposed to the band-shaped flexible substrate at a running position immediately after coating; and heating the band-shaped flexible substrate by the heater; wherein when T08-28-2008
20080206456Antireflective transparent zeolite hardcoat, method for fabricating the same - An antireflective transparent zeolite hardcoat and fabrication method thereof. The transparent zeolite hardcoat comprises a zeolite nanostructure made of zeolite nanocrystals vertically stacked into a porous structure on a substrate, wherein the porosity increases with structure height, thereby providing a smooth refractive index transition.08-28-2008
20080213471Method and apparatus for applying coating solution - The present invention provides a method for applying a coating solution by discharging a coating solution from a slit provided at a tip of a slot-die toward a surface of a web fitted onto a backup roller, the method comprising: a stand-by step of staying the slot-die at a stand-by position having a larger clearance between the slot-die and the web than that of a standard coating process; and a two-stage moving operation including a first moving step in which the slot die is moved to a coating initiation position having a smaller clearance than that of the standard coating process to initiate application of a coating solution, and a second moving step in which the slot die is moved away from the coating initiation position to a standard coating position having the clearance of the standard coating process to perform constant application of the coating solution.09-04-2008
20080241373ANTI-REFLECTIVE COATING FOR PHOTOVOLTAIC GLASS PANEL - A method of making an anti-reflective film comprises preparing a liquid composition with specific amounts of tetraethyl orthosilicate, polyethylene glycol, HCl, ethanol and at least one alcohol having a higher boiling point than ethanol and miscibility with both ethanol and water; applying the liquid composition onto a surface of a substrate to form a liquid film; evaporating the ethanol and the at least one alcohol from the liquid film to form a solid film; and heating the solid film to form a silica film.10-02-2008
20080286454METHOD FOR MANUFACTURING PATTERN FORMING BODY AND PATTERN MANUFACTURING APPARATUS - The main object of the present invention is to form an even pattern. In order to achieve the object, in the present invention, patterns P11-20-2008
20080305254METHOD OF MANUFACTURING OPTICAL ELEMENT, AND OPTICAL ELEMENT - A method of manufacturing an optical element having a good reflection preventing characteristic is provided in which an irregularity structure having a reflection preventing function can be formed at low temperature. The method includes forming a film on the optical substrate by using a coating liquid containing a metal alkoxide containing at least aluminum, immersing the film in a water-containing liquid, baking the film having been immersed in the water-containing liquid, and subjecting the film having been baked to treatment with warm water to form an aluminum-containing film having a fine irregularity structure.12-11-2008
20080292786Method of manufacturing display device - Provided is a method of manufacturing a display device having a step of forming a resin material layer by curing a resin coated on the main surface of a glass substrate; a step of forming a display circuit configured by a plurality of lamination material layers on the main surface side of said resin material layer; and a step of generating exfoliation at the interface between said resin material layer and said glass substrate, by irradiating a ultraviolet ray from the surface on the opposite side to the surface provided with said display circuit of said glass substrate, and said resin material layer, from which said glass substrate is removed, is used as a substrate provided with said display circuit.11-27-2008
20110206837METHOD OF PRODUCING LAMINATE FILM - A method of producing a laminate film includes coating a support with coating solutions with at least two monolayer extrusion dies to provide layers. A difference in solubility parameter between the coating solution and a solute in the adjoining layer ≧0.1 for respective coating solutions. Viscosity of the downstream side die coating solution is lower than that of an upstream side die. Each coating solution has a Capillary number Ca<1.7. A difference in surface tension |σ2−σ1| between the adjoining layers satisfies |σ2−σ1|>0.5 [mN/m], where σ1, σ2 are surface tensions of coating solution from upstream and downstream side dies, respectively. A ratio of a coating thickness h08-25-2011
20110206836Bio-based coating - A bio-based coating for a building automatically transmits or reflects heat gain from infrared sunlight. The coating is composed of bio-based polymerized oil and a catalyst that is also a thermochromic material. The catalyst reduces the temperature for polymerization of the oil to create a suspension that forms a hardened mixture when cooled below about 100 degrees Centigrade. The thermochromic properties of the catalyst are operable to switch the hardened mixture from transparent to reflective of infrared light when the temperature rises above a switching temperature in an approximate range of 18 degrees Centigrade to 35 degrees Centigrade. The method of using the coating involves spraying a hot bio-based coating on the roof surface and allowing it to cool. The method of making involves heating the suspension to a reaction temperature, holding at the reaction temperature, and, introducing an air flow through the mixture at the reaction temperature.08-25-2011
20090004374MIRROR AND EXPOSURE APPARATUS HAVING THE SAME - A mirror used for a laser beam, said mirror includes a substrate, an aluminum layer formed on the substrate, a dielectric layer formed on the aluminum layer, and an aluminum oxide layer provided between the aluminum layer and the dielectric layer, wherein said aluminum oxide layer has an optical thickness nd of 3.7 nm or more, where n is a refractive index for a using wavelength and d is a physical thickness.01-01-2009
20090142485Process for Making Biomedical Devices - A process for treating a silicone hydrogel biomedical device, especially an ophthalmic lens such as a contact lens, involves: immersing the silicone hydrogel biomedical device with a mixture of an organic solvent and a hydrophilic, polymeric material, for a sufficient time that the device is swollen in volume by at least 30%; and removing the organic solvent from the device while retaining at least a portion of the hydrophilic polymeric material therein.06-04-2009
20090280244Method and Apparatus for Supporting Workpieces in a Coating Apparatus - One aspect involves: supporting a workpiece with workpiece support structure that includes spaced support parts, a support section supporting the support parts, and a workpiece holding adhesive on each support part, where the adhesives engage respective regions of a surface portion on the workpiece; and supplying a coating material toward a different surface portion of the workpiece. A different aspect involves: supporting a workpiece with workpiece support structure that includes a workpiece support member with a surface portion extending approximately parallel to a direction, and a workpiece support part having two adhesive portions that respectively engage the surface portion on the support member and a surface portion on the workpiece; and supplying a coating material in the direction, toward a different surface portion of the workpiece.11-12-2009
20090053408METHOD FOR MANUFACTURING FILM COATED COMPOSITE LENS - In an exemplary embodiment, a method for manufacturing film coated optical lens includes: providing a lens substrate having a first surface and a second surface facing away from the first surface; forming a first lens array on the first surface, the first lens array including a plurality of first lens units; forming a second lens array on the second surface, the second lens array including a plurality of second lens units, the first lens units aligned with the respective second lens units, the first lens array, the lens substrate and the second lens array cooperatively forming a composite lens array; forming an optical film over an outer surface of the first lens array or that of the second lens array; and cutting the composite lens array into a plurality of composite lens units each including one of the first lens units, one of the second lens units, a portion of the lens substrate, and a portion of the optical film.02-26-2009
20080317950Method for adding a thermoset overmold layer to a lens within a mold - A method and coating used to prepare a photochromically-enabled bifocal ophthalmic lens. The method and equipment includes injection molding a single vision lens, for example, from polycarbonate. The clamp opens vertically and the top insert is exchanged for a bifocal mold having a base curve similar to the single vision lens. The thermoset coating includes compounds from several acrylate classes, and is applied to the single vision lens. The coating may include a photochromic dye. The coating is also formulated to receive a photochromic solution through an imbibition process.12-25-2008
20090317541FUNCTIONAL SILANE COMPOUND, COATING SOLUTION, AND METHOD FOR MANUFACTURING PLASTIC LENS - A functional silane compound is provided. The functional silane compound realizes a coat film having both adhesiveness and abrasion resistance and allowing a reaction thereof to be easily controlled. The functional silane compound includes silicon with a hydrolyzable functional group formed at the end of a chain molecule and one or more urea bonds in the middle of the chain molecule.12-24-2009
20090252868Curable colored inks for making colored silicone hydrogel lenses - The present invention provides an actinically or thermally curable ink for making colored silicone hydrogel contact lenses. The ink of the invention comprises at least one colorant, a solvent and a binder polymer including ethylenically unsaturated groups and segments derived from at least one silicone-containing vinylic monomer or macromer. The ink of the invention is characterized by having capability to be cured actinically or thermally to form a colored coat on a silicone hydrogel contact lens, wherein the colored coat has good adhesion to the silicone hydrogel contact lens without being covalently attached to the lens material of the contact lens. The invention also provides methods for making colored silicone hydrogel contact lenses.10-08-2009
20110229633MASK AND MASK ASSEMBLY HAVING THE SAME - A mask assembly includes a frame including an opening part; and unit masks that are disposed on the opening part and having both ends of each of the unit masks supported by the frame in the state where tensile force is applied in one direction, each of the unit masks including: pattern opening parts disposed in the one direction; and a first groove disposed adjacent to the pattern opening parts and between the pattern opening parts and an edge of the unit mask, and formed to be depressed from a surface of the unit mask.09-22-2011
20090117267OPTICAL RECORDING MEDIUM AND METHOD OF PRODUCING THE SAME - An optical recording medium wherein characters can be easily recognized on an optical disk irradiated with a light through a light transmitting layer and a method of producing the same are provided. In an optical disk of a type that an optical recording layer is irradiated with a light through a light transmitting protective layer, dealing with a larger capacity, wherein one main surface of a medium substrate 05-07-2009
20100183805METHOD OF MANUFACTURING AN OPTICAL PRODUCT, AND AN APPARATUS - A method and apparatus for manufacturing an optical workpiece. In the method at least one side of the workpiece is coated. The workpiece is handled through a jig attached non-detachably to an optical area of the workpiece.07-22-2010
20100260929METHOD OF MAKING A COLOUR FILTER ARRAY - A method of making a colour filter array and atmospheric barrier comprises the steps of coating a layer of semi reflecting material onto a substrate, vapour depositing an essentially transparent layer to form a light interfering layer of one thickness on top of the semi reflecting layer and one or more stages, each comprising creating a patterned layer by printing on the light interfering layer, vapour depositing an essentially transparent layer over the whole patterned layer to provide a light interfering layer when combined with the first or previous light interfering layer and removing the patterned layer by a solvent. A second layer of semi reflecting material is then coated above the last light interfering layer.10-14-2010
20090081361OPTICAL TRANSPARENT MEMBER AND OPTICAL SYSTEM USING THE SAME - It is an object to provide an optical transparent member capable of maintaining a high-performance antireflection effect for a base over a long period of time, and an optical system using the same, specifically an optical transparent member including on a base a layer containing SiO03-26-2009
20120196036METHOD OF MASS-PRODUCTION OF EYEGLASS LENS - An aspect of the present invention relates to a method of mass producing eyeglass lenses in which formation of a functional film through a primer layer positioned either directly or indirectly on a substrate is simultaneously or sequentially conducted on multiple substrates to obtain multiple finished lenses, which comprises with regard to a surface on which a primer layer is directly formed, determining a reference surface in the form of a surface that has been subjected to processing under conditions identical to conditions in processing to which a surface, on which a primer layer is formed during mass production of finished lenses, is subjected, determining a film thickness of a primer layer to be formed based on a surface roughness of the reference surface thus determined, and forming a functional film after forming a primer layer of determined thickness.08-02-2012
20120196035METHOD FOR MODIFYING THE SURFACE ENERGY OF A SOLID - A method for modifying the surface energy of at least one surface of a solid is provided. The method may comprise a step consisting of grafting, on the surface, a polymeric organic film consisting of graft polymers, each polymer having a first unit bound directly to the surface derived from a cleavable aryl salt and at least one other unit of the polymer chain derived from a component selected from the group consisting of a cleavable fluorinated aryl salt, a fluorinated (meth)acrylate and a vinyl-terminated siloxane. In addition, a kit for implementation of the method is provided.08-02-2012
20100255189METHOD OF PRODUCING OPTICAL FILM AND COATING LIQUID FOR PRODUCTION OF OPTICAL FILM - Provided is a method of producing an optical film which has an excellent strength and a low refractive index, and can be used for an optical antireflective film. The production method includes preparing a coating liquid including a capsule having a shell of a halogenated compound of an element of Group 2 by forming an emulsion of one of an aqueous solution including a compound containing an element of Group 2 and an aqueous solution including a compound containing a halogen, and an organic solvent, applying the coating liquid on a substrate, and heating the coating liquid, thereby forming an optical film containing a hollow particle having the shell of a halogenated compound of an element of Group 2.10-07-2010
20100255190METHOD AND APPARATUS PROVIDING REFRACTIVE INDEX STRUCTURE FOR A DEVICE CAPTURING OR DISPLAYING IMAGES - A transient index stack having an intermediate transient index layer, for use in an imaging device or a display device, that reduces reflection between layers having different refractive indexes by making a gradual transition from one refractive index to another. Other embodiments include a pixel array in an imaging or display device, an imager system having improved optical characteristics for reception of light by photosensors and a display system having improved optical characteristics for transmission of light by photoemitters. Enhanced reception of light is achieved by reducing reflection between a photolayer, for example, a photosensor or photoemitter, and surrounding media by introducing an intermediate layer with a transient refractive index between the photolayer and surrounding media such that more photons reach the photolayer. The surrounding media can include a protective layer of optically transparent media.10-07-2010
20100239753PATTERNING OF A SPACER LAYER IN AN INTERFERENCE FILTER - The invention relates to a method of manufacturing a color-shifting optical device with a dielectric spacer layer such that different regions thereof have different thicknesses. The method includes: (a) coating a substrate with one of a reflector or absorber layer, (b) providing a spacer layer onto the layer coated in step (a), the spacer layer comprising a spacer material and a soluble pocket within the spacer layer, (c) modifying the spacer layer by dissolving the soluble pocket so as to remove a portion of the spacer material to vary the thickness of the spacer layer, and (d) coating the spacer layer with another of the reflector or absorber layers.09-23-2010
20100255191APPARATUS AND METHOD FOR MANUFACTURING DISPLAY DEVICE SUBSTRATE - An apparatus for manufacturing a display device substrate includes a vacuum chamber, a substrate rotating unit located within the vacuum chamber to rotate a substrate that is maintained in an erect state, and a vapor supply unit to supply an organic vapor to a surface of the substrate.10-07-2010
20110039023COLOR FILTER LAYER ALIGNMENT - A method is provided to manufacture displays such as, for example, reflective displays, electrophoretic displays or liquid crystal displays. In one embodiment of the invention, a method is provided for aligning a patterned layer of color filter elements with a display assembly. The method includes activating a first set of addressable pixel elements to change an activation state of each pixel element in the first set of the pixel elements. A required alignment of the patterned layer of color filter elements with the display assembly can be determined based at least on the activated first or a second set of the pixel elements. The patterned layer of color filter elements is aligned with the display assembly according to the required alignment.02-17-2011
20110236569SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR PREVENTING OR REDUCING CONTAMINATION ENHANCED LASER INDUCED DAMAGE (C-LID) TO OPTICAL COMPONENTS USING GAS PHASE ADDITIVES - Systems and methods for preventing or reducing contamination enhanced laser induced damage (C-LID) to optical components are provided including a housing enclosing an optical component, a container configured to hold a gas phase additive and operatively coupled to the housing; and a delivery system configured to introduce the gas phase additive from the container into the housing and to maintain the gas phase additive at a pre-selected partial pressure within the housing. The gas phase additive may have a greater affinity for the optical component than does a contaminant and may be present in an amount sufficient to inhibit laser induced damage resulting from contact between the contaminant and the optical component. The housing may be configured to maintain a sealed gas environment or vacuum.09-29-2011
20110117274OPTICAL MEMBER AND METHOD OF MANUFACTURING THE SAME - An optical member including an oxide layer that has a stable fine textured structure and is excellent in durability is provided. The optical member includes a base material and an antireflection coating on a surface of the base material. The antireflection coating includes at least an oxide layer having a fine textured structure on the surface, and the oxide layer contains a phosphate compound. Furthermore, a method of manufacturing the optical member is provided.05-19-2011
20110014366STRUCTURAL COLORS HAVING UV REFLECTANCE VIA SPRAY LAYER-BY-LAYER PROCESSING - A process for fabricating a structural color having ultraviolet reflectance is provided. The process includes providing an atomizing nozzle, a first nanoparticle solution and a second nanoparticle solution. The atomizing nozzle is used to spray a plurality of first nanoparticle solution layers, the plurality of first nanoparticle layers forming a low index of refraction stack. In some instances, a polymer solution can be sprayed before and/or after the spraying of each first nanoparticle solution layer. The atomizing nozzle is also used to spray a plurality of second nanoparticle solution layers, the plurality of second nanoparticle layers form a high index of refraction stack. Similar to the first nanoparticle solution layers, a polymer solution can be sprayed before and/or after the spraying of each second nanoparticle solution layer.01-20-2011
20110117273EVAPORATION SOURCE, PROCESS FOR PRODUCING OPTICAL MEMBER, AND OPTICAL MEMBER - An evaporation source for supporting an organic material for vapor deposition which comprises a nonwoven fabric constituted with a fiber comprising silicon oxide, wherein thermal conductivity of the nonwoven fabric is 0.01 to 1.0 Wm05-19-2011
20110244120THIN FILM DEPOSITION APPARATUS AND METHOD OF MANUFACTURING ORGANIC LIGHT-EMITTING DISPLAY DEVICE BY USING THE SAME - A thin film deposition apparatus that can be easily used to manufacture large-sized display devices on a mass scale and that improves manufacturing yield, and a method of manufacturing an organic light-emitting display device by using the thin film deposition apparatus. The thin film deposition apparatus includes: a loading unit to place a substrate, which is a deposition target, on an electrostatic chuck; a deposition unit including a chamber, and a thin film deposition assembly that is disposed in the chamber and forms a thin film on the substrate placed on the electrostatic chuck; an unloading unit to separate the substrate on which deposition is completed from the electrostatic chuck; a first conveyor unit to sequentially move the electrostatic chuck having the substrate thereon to the loading unit, to the deposition unit, and finally, to the unloading unit, wherein the first conveyor unit includes: one pair of first guide rails and one pair of second guide rails disposed in parallel; at least one first guide block engaged with the first guide rails, respectively; and at least one second guide block engaged with the second guide rails, respectively.10-06-2011
20100255192COLLOIDAL PHOTONIC CRYSTALS USING COLLOIDAL NANOPARTICLES AND METHOD FOR PREPARATION THEREOF - The present invention relates to colloidal photonic crystals using colloidal nanoparticles and a method for the preparation thereof, wherein by adding a viscoelastic material into a solution containing the colloidal nanoparticles when preparing the colloidal photonic crystals, a uniform volume contraction occurs due to the elasticity of the viscoelastic material even when a nonuniform volume contraction occurs while drying a dispersion medium in the colloidal solution. Thus, it is possible to prepare 2 or 3 dimensional colloidal photonic crystals of large scale with no defects in less time.10-07-2010
20100227053OPTICAL DEVICE AND COATING APPLICATOR - In a transmission type screen and other optical devices formed by combining optical sheets such as a Fresnel lens sheet and a lenticular lens sheet, the generation of stray light and defective appearance caused by a friction-reducing agent are prevented. In the optical devices such as a transmission type screen 09-09-2010
20100055305METHOD FOR MAKING LIGHT BLOCKING PLATE - A method for making a plurality of light blocking plates is provided. Firstly, a plurality of conical frustums are formed on a metal substrate, and each of the conical frustums tapers in a direction away from the metal substrate. Secondly, an opaque to-be-solidified film is formed on the metal substrate, and each of the conical frustums extends through the to-be-solidified film. Thirdly, the to-be-solidified film is solidified. Fourthly, the solidified film is separated from the metal substrate and the conical frustums, thus obtaining a light blocking plate module comprising a plurality of light blocking plates. Lastly, the light blocking plate module is cut into a plurality of individual light blocking plates.03-04-2010
20120148737PROCESS FOR PRODUCING LAMINATED OPTICAL FILM - An object of the invention is to provide a process for continuously producing a laminated optical film, the process being able to produce a laminated optical film in which the occurrence of a point defect is suppressed. Provided is a process for producing a laminated optical film, including: a rubbing treatment step of subjecting a surface of a continuous base film to a rubbing treatment to form a rubbing treated surface while the film is transported in a longitudinal direction; a bending transport step of bending and transporting the film subjected to the rubbing treatment step using a plurality of guides for bending the transport direction; and a coating step of coating the rubbing treated surface of the film subjected to the bending transport step with a solution containing a lyotropic liquid crystal compound to form an optically anisotropic film, wherein in the bending transport step, a guide having a gas-jetting device is used as a guide provided on the rubbing treated surface side to bend the transport direction of the film without contacting the rubbing treated surface with the guide.06-14-2012
20120171370OPTICAL MEMBER, OPTICAL SYSTEM USING THE OPTICAL MEMBER, AND METHOD OF MANUFACTURING AN OPTICAL MEMBER - Provided is an optical member capable of keeping a high performance antireflection effect over a long period of time with respect to an arbitrary substrate. The optical member has plural layers on a substrate, and includes at least one metal oxide layer having a void, and at least one layer containing an organic resin as a main component formed between the substrate and the metal oxide layer. The metal oxide layer is a plate crystal layer formed of a plate crystal containing aluminum oxide as a main component and a surface of the plate crystal layer has an uneven profile. The organic resin has an aromatic ring and/or a hetero ring in at least a part thereof.07-05-2012
20120201957METHOD FOR THE MICRODEFORMATION OF THE FRONT FACE OF A THIN PART BY MODIFYING THE REAR FACE OR THE PERIPHERY OF THE PART - Method for the microdeformation of the front face of a thin part, by modifying the rear face or the periphery of the part. According to the invention, which can notably be used to correct the wave surface of a mirror, a local treatment is applied to the rear face or to the periphery which causes a static microdeformation, which is frozen once and for all, of the front face, without applying any mechanical force to the part.08-09-2012
20110177239METHODS FOR MANUFACTURING ORGANIC-INORGANIC COMPOSITE PARTICLES, OPTICAL MATERIAL, OPTICAL ELEMENT AND LENS, AND ORGANIC-INORGANIC COMPOSITE PARTICLES - A method for producing organic-inorganic composite particles includes preparing a cyclic olefin monomer expressed by general formula (1) and inorganic particles coated with a compound having a carbon-carbon double bond, and binding at least one of the cyclic olefin monomer and a cyclic olefin polymer derived from the cyclic olefin monomer to the carbon-carbon double cong by bringing the cyclic olefin monomer into contact with the inorganic particles in the presence of a catalyst for ring opening metathesis polymerization of the cyclic olefin monomer:07-21-2011
20120064235Non-Fouling Surfaces for Reflective Spheres - The present invention relates to treating of reflective surfaces to prevent fouling. The present invention also relates to reflective materials treated to prevent fouling, as well as methods of using such reflective materials.03-15-2012
20110008533COATER AND METHOD OF MANUFACTURING PLASTIC LENS - A coating device includes a treatment tank capable of being hermetically-sealed, a substrate holder contained in the treatment tank, a rotation mechanism for rotating the substrate holder, a nozzle for spraying a coating material to a substrate held by the substrate holder, and a partial pressure reducer for reducing partial pressure of a volatile component derived from the coating material inside the treatment tank. The coating device not only prevents dust from entering a treatment tank by sealing the treatment tank hermetically, but also reduces unevenness in thickness of the coating film in the case where the coating treatment is performed to a plurality of lenses.01-13-2011
20130196057METHOD FOR PREPARING A SURFACE ENHANCED RAMAN SPECTROSCOPY PARTICLE - There is provided a method of preparing a surface enhanced Raman spectroscopy (SERS) particle comprising the step of encapsulating a plurality of Raman molecules on the surface of a metallic core with a biocompatible protective shell at an elevated temperature selected to decrease the encapsulation time by more than one-fold relative to an encapsulation performed at 20° C.08-01-2013
20110027473Method and Apparatus for Cutting a Part without Damaging a Coating Thereon - A method involves creating a recess in a surface of a part so the recess is adjacent a portion of the part, thereafter forming a coating on the surface of the part with a portion of the coating being disposed in the recess, and thereafter removing material of the portion of the part with a tool. According to a different aspect, an apparatus includes a recess-forming section that forms a recess in a surface of a part so the recess is adjacent a portion of the part, a coating section that forms a coating on the surface of the part with a portion of the coating disposed in the recess, and a material-removing section that subsequently removes material of the portion of the part with a tool.02-03-2011
20100330273SUBSTRATE PROCESSING APPARATUS AND SUBSTRATE PROCESSING METHOD FOR HEAT-TREATING SUBSTRATE - A substrate coated with a coating solution for an anti-reflective film is placed on a heat treatment plate and is heated. Nitrogen gas flows near the periphery of the heat treatment plate into a heat treatment space. An exhaust outlet is formed in an upper central portion of an inner cover, and the inner cover has an inner wall surface configured in the form of a tapered surface. This produces a smooth flow of nitrogen gas along the tapered surface to smoothly discharge a sublimate produced from the coating solution together with the gas flow outwardly through the exhaust outlet. After the heating process for a predetermined period of time is completed, the cover moves upwardly, and support pins move upwardly to thrust up the substrate from the heat treatment plate, thereby spacing the substrate apart from the heat treatment plate. This gradually decreases the temperature of the substrate. The substrate is placed in a standby condition within a hot plate in this state until the substrate temperature is decreased down to at least a temperature at which the production of the sublimate from the anti-reflective film after firing stops, and thereafter a transport robot transports the substrate out of the hot plate.12-30-2010
20110052801GREEN COLOR FILTER ELEMENT - A green color filter having a green filter layer comprising a bridged aluminum phthalocyanine pigment and a second pigment having its maximum absorption at a wavelength from 400 to 500 nm.03-03-2011
20110052800PROCESS OF PRODUCING GRATING FOR X-RAY IMAGE PICKUP APPARATUS - A process of producing a grating to be used in an X-ray image pickup apparatus includes the steps of preparing a grating having a plurality of protrusions periodically arranged, curving the grating in the direction in which the plurality of protrusions is arranged, and filling spaces between the protrusions with a metal in a state that the grating is curved.03-03-2011
20100323105MOLDING METHOD, OPTICAL ELEMENT MANUFACTURING METHOD, AND ARRAYED OPTICAL ELEMENT - There is provided a high-efficient molding method for realizing an inexpensive optical element exhibiting environmental stability of optical performance approximately equivalent to glass optical elements. Optical plate 12-23-2010
20110177240METHOD FOR PRODUCING ANTIGLARE FILM - A method for producing an antiglare film includes: a step of preparing coating liquids comprising components capable of being unevenly distributed in an antiglare layer-forming coating liquid and a low-refractive index layer-forming coating liquid, respectively; a coating step of applying the low-refractive index layer-forming coating liquid as an upper layer and the antiglare layer-forming coating liquid as a lower layer on a support to form a coating layer; and a drying step of drying the coating layer and making the coating layer cause phase-separation so as to unevenly distribute the components and form an antiglare layer and a low-refractive index layer. By the production method, an antiglare film which suppresses reflection and glaring of external light in a display and whitening due to irregular reflection can be produced at a low cost.07-21-2011
20090176015ANTIREFLECTION STRUCTURE FORMATION METHOD AND ANTIREFLECTION STRUCTURE - The present invention provides such a formation method that an antireflection structure having excellent antireflection functions can be formed in a large area and at small cost. Further, the present invention also provides an antireflection structure formed by that method. In the formation method, a base layer and particles placed thereon are subjected to an etching process. The particles on the base layer serve as an etching mask in the process, and hence they are more durable against etching than the base layer. The etching rate ratio of the base layer to the particles is more than 1 but not more than 5. The etching process is stopped before the particles disappear. It is also possible to produce an antireflection structure by nanoimprinting method employing a stamper. The stamper is formed by use of a master plate produced according to the above formation method.07-09-2009
20110189388Biosensor - The invention relates to a biosensor solution in which the biosensor comprises at least one sol-gel response region pattern doped with a biological signature molecule and printed on the biosensor, and at least one micro-channel for transporting material to said at least one sol-gel response region pattern.08-04-2011
20100189888METHOD OF FORMING A COATING FILM ON THE SURFACE OF A PLASTIC LENS - [Problem] To form a coating film without developing stripes by spin-coating relying on a simple control and using a coating solution in small amounts.07-29-2010
20110189389OPTICAL TRANSPARENT MEMBER AND OPTICAL SYSTEM USING THE SAME - It is an object to provide an optical transparent member capable of maintaining a high-performance antireflection effect for a base over a long period of time, and an optical system using the same, specifically an optical transparent member including on a base a layer containing SiO08-04-2011
20090087554OPTICAL MEMBRANE FORMATION SYSTEM AND METHOD - The invention relates to a spectroscopy system and improved membrane formation techniques. The system has at least one light source operable to generate a source beam and a prism having a rear surface. A support block is disposed on the rear surface of the prism. The support block is formed with at least one sample well having a center and defines a substantially vertical rear cell surface having a center. The source beam is aimed at the sample well. A syringe filled with a membrane solution and having a needle with a distal end disposed in front of the sample well. The distal end is aimed at a point above the center of the rear cell surface. The syringe is operable to eject a steady stream of membrane solution from the needle onto the circular rear cell surface thereby forming a membrane defining at least a portion of a layer under test. The membrane has a substantially uniform thickness that covers substantially the entire rear cell surface. A detector operable to detect light that is at least one of reflected and scattered by the layer under test.04-02-2009
20100203241Prepolymer-Based Polyurethane Formulations For The Production Of Holographic Films - The present invention relates to a novel holographic photopolymer based on prepolymer-based polyurethane compositions, the preparation of said photopolymer and its use for a very wide range of optical applications.08-12-2010
20120045577Antistatic Sol/Gel Compositions and Optical Articles Coated Therewith - The invention relates to an antistatic coating composition comprising a hydrolyzate resulting from the at least partial hydrolysis of: a component A consisting of one or more compounds containing at least one polyalkylene oxide segment and at least one —Si(X)02-23-2012
20120207923Method for Coating a Silicate Flourescent Substance - A method for producing a coating on a silicate phosphor, comprising the steps of preparing a solution of a precursor of the coating material; depositing the coating material on phosphor particles introduced into the solution; and heat treatment in an oxidative atmosphere at temperatures of at least 150° C.08-16-2012
20120009338METHOD FOR PRODUCING PLASMA DISPLAY PANEL - A method for producing a plasma display panel having a base layer including metallic oxides and agglomerated particles dispersed on the base layer includes the following steps of: forming the base layer on the dielectric layer; spreading a first organic solvent on the base layer to form a first coating layer; spreading a second organic solvent in which the agglomerated particles are dispersed on the first coating layer to form a second coating layer; and heating the first and second coating layers to evaporate the first and second organic solvents and further to disperse the agglomerated particles on the base layer.01-12-2012
20120058261MGF2 OPTICAL THIN FILM INCLUDING AMORPHOUS SILICON OXIDE BINDER, OPTICAL ELEMENT PROVIDED WITH THE SAME, AND METHOD FOR PRODUCING MGF2 OPTICAL THIN FILM03-08-2012
20120058260SLOT DIE COATING PROCESS - The present invention relates to a process for applying an optical coating to a substrate comprising the steps of (a) preparing an optical coating formulation comprising a solvent component and a film forming component; (b) using a die coater to form a coated substrate by applying the optical coating to a substrate, where the applied optical coating forms a wet film thereon having a thickness from 8 μm to 100 μm; (c) drying the coated substrate, where the coated substrate is in a substantially horizontal plane thereby converting the wet film to a dry film having a thickness of less than 1 μm. The optical coating formulation comprises greater than 0.3 wt % to no more than 10 wt % solids relative to the total weight of the optical coating formulation. The coated substrate may be optionally cured.03-08-2012
20120058262Liquid crystal alignment agent and liquid crystal alignment film formed therefore and manufacturing method thereof - The present invention provides a free radical polymerizable liquid crystal alignment agent having superior coating ability, a manufacturing method, which comprises the process of coating the liquid crystal alignment agent onto a substrate, carrying out dehydration/ring-closure and free radical polymerization, enables obtaining a liquid crystal alignment film with superior reliability, superior voltage holding ratio and easy control of pretilt angle, and enables the manufacture of a liquid crystal display element provided with a liquid crystal alignment film. The free radical polymerizable liquid crystal alignment agent comprises a molecular compound containing at least 2 polymerizable maleamic acid groups and an organic solvent.03-08-2012
20090047424INK RECEPTIVE MATERIAL, TINTED OPTICAL LENSES AND METHOD FOR MANUFACTURING THE SAME - The present invention relates to tinted optical lenses and to methods of manufacturing tinted optical lens. This invention relates to a method for tinting optical lenses using an ink receptor film. The method of the invention allows a good transfer of the color to the substrate which represents the support of lens, a good final coloration of the substrate with good color homogeneity. The invention relate also to a method of tinting optical lenses, using the said ink receptor film which is applied onto a primer layer coating the substrate of the lens. The ink receptor material comprises an inorganic filler and an water-based emulsion. Preferably the ink receptor material also comprises a water-soluble polymer, a modified cationic polymer and a carrier able to accelerate the absorption of the ink into the substrate.02-19-2009
20120207922METHOD OF MANUFACTURING EYEGLASS LENS - An aspect of the present invention relates to a method of manufacturing an eyeglass lens having a functional film on a lens substrate, which comprises determining materials for manufacturing an eyeglass lens by implementing a prescribed material determining method and manufacturing an eyeglass lens by use of the materials that have been determined.08-16-2012
20120156368Corrosion Resistant Gas Cell Formed From Nickel Plated Stainless Steel - Method of making a corrosion resistant gas cell including an end cap having integral reflecting mirrors and sealing surfaces, the method involving the steps of: rough shaping a plate of stainless steel to near net dimensions using a standard-precision CNC milling machine and standard cutting bits to form a near net stainless steel core; coating the near net stainless steel core with a layer of nickel that is at least 0.002″ thick by immersing the near net stainless steel core in a bath of nickel sulfamate for at least eight hours; and precision shaping the coating of nickel with a precision milling machine to form the integral reflecting mirrors and sealing surfaces of the gas cell06-21-2012
20090130303MICROMIRROR DEVICE AND A METHOD OF MAKING THE SAME - A reflective and deformable micromirror device comprises a reflective micromirror plate attached to a deformable hinge that is formed on and held by a hinge post on a substrate. The substrate has an addressing electrode formed thereon. A selected dielectric material is disposed between the deformable hinge and the addressing electrode.05-21-2009
20100247758PRECURSOR SOL OF ALUMINUM OXIDE AND METHOD FOR PRODUCING OPTICAL MEMBER - A precursor sol of aluminum oxide includes a solvent and particles containing a hydrolysate of an aluminum compound and/or a condensate of the hydrolysate, in which the particles have an average particle size of 2.5 nm to 7 nm. A method for producing an optical member includes the steps of feeding the precursor sol of aluminum oxide described above onto a base to form an aluminum oxide film and immersing the aluminum oxide film in hot water with a temperature of 60° C. to 100° C. to form a textured structure comprising aluminum oxide boehmite.09-30-2010
20100247756Method for forming lenticular prints - A lenticular print that allows stereoscopic viewing is formed by forming lenticular lenses, each having a convex sectional shape, on an image-recorded member, which has groups of parallax images arranged and written thereon. Each group of parallax images includes strips of parallax images. The lenticular lenses are formed correspondingly to the individual groups of parallax images. The lenticular print is formed through a base forming step of forming bases, which extend in a longitudinal direction of the parallax images and have a rectangular sectional shape and a predetermined height, of the lenticular lenses by depositing a transparent material on the groups of parallax images, and a lens forming step of forming lens top portions of the lenticular lenses by depositing the transparent material on the bases so that the deposited transparent material bulges upward from the bases due to surface tension thereof to have a substantially circular sectional shape.09-30-2010
20100247759COATING METHOD, COATER, AND METHOD FOR MANUFACTURING PLANOGRAPHIC PRINTING PLATE - A coating method of forming a plurality of layers on a belt-like support continuously traveling, comprising: 09-30-2010
20100247757Method for forming lenticular prints - A lenticular print that allows stereoscopic viewing is formed by forming lenticular lenses, each having a convex sectional shape, on an image-recorded member, which has groups of parallax images arranged and written thereon. Each group of parallax images includes strips of parallax images. The lenticular lenses are formed at positions corresponding to the individual groups of parallax images. The lenticular print is formed through a partition wall forming step of forming partition walls between the groups of parallax images on the image-recorded member, the partition walls extending in a longitudinal direction of the parallax images and having a predetermined height; and a lens forming step of forming the lenticular lenses between the partition walls by depositing a transparent material between the partition walls so that the deposited transparent material bulges upward from the partition walls due to surface tension thereof to have a substantially circular sectional shape.09-30-2010
20120135138Hemispherical coating method for micro-elements - Optically anisotropic spheres that can be used as pixel elements in rotating element displays are fabricated by partially (e.g., hemispherically) coating a plurality of spheres by transfer coating methods. Typically, a monolayer of spaced apart monochromal (e.g., white) spheres is formed on a support surface by, for example, making use of a removable template matrix. Next, a uniform layer of viscous coating material (e.g., black coating) is applied to the monolayer of spheres to transfer at least some of the coating material onto the surface of spheres in a monolayer. The obtained partially coated spheres are optionally cured by a UV or thermal exposure and are then removed from the support substrate. In some embodiments, coating material also provides electrical anisotropy to the spheres. Transfer coating methods result in improved precision of hemispherical coating and allow use of environmentally robust pixel elements.05-31-2012
20120219706COLOR ENHANCING EMULSIONS - Color enhancing compositions for enhancing, changing and concealing the color of substrates to which the compositions are applied are provided. The compositions include chromatically selective scattering particles having small sizes and narrow size distributions. Inks, paints and other coatings made from the color enhancing compositions are also provided.08-30-2012
20120219707PROCESS FOR PRODUCTION OF BROAD-BAND CHOLESTERIC LIQUID CRYSTAL FILM - The production method for a broadband cholesteric liquid crystal film having a reflection bandwidth of 300 nm or more includes the steps of: applying a liquid crystal composition containing a polymerizable mesogenic compound (a), a polymerizable chiral agent (b), and a thermal polymerization initiator (c) onto an alignment base material ; and providing a broadband characteristic to the liquid crystal composition through thermal polymerization, and has the following feature (i) or (ii). (i) The thermal polymerization initiator (c) is contained in the liquid crystal composition at a ratio of 0.2 to 4 parts by weight with respect to 100 parts by weight of a total of the polymerizable mesogenic compound (a) and the polymerizable chiral agent (b). (ii) The thermal polymerization is carried out at a heating temperature of 70 to 150° C. under an inert gas atmosphere containing oxygen at an oxygen concentration of 5 vol % or less.08-30-2012
20080213472Liquid crystal display device and fabrication method thereof - A method includes: forming a gate electrode and a gate line at a pixel part of a first substrate through a first masking process; forming a gate insulation film; forming an active pattern and source/drain electrodes and forming a data line crossing the gate line through a second masking process; forming a passivation layer; forming a photosensitive film pattern including a first pattern and a second pattern through a third masking process; selectively removing a portion of the passivation layer to form a first contact hole exposing a portion of the drain electrode; removing portions of the first and second patterns to remove the second pattern and form a third pattern; removing the third pattern and a conductive film on the third pattern to form a pixel electrode electrically connected with the drain electrode via the first contact hole; and attaching the first and second substrates.09-04-2008
20100291296THIN FILM PATTERNING APPARATUS AND METHOD OF FABRICATING COLOR FILTER ARRAY SUBSTRATE USING THE SAME - A fabricating method of a color filter array substrate includes the steps of forming a black matrix on a substrate, forming red, green, blue color filters on the substrate on which the black matrix is formed, forming an overcoat layer including a white color filter on the substrate on which the red, green, and blue color filters are formed, aligning a flat panel soft mold to the overcoat layer; and smoothing the overcoat layer using the flat panel soft mold.11-18-2010
20100291295HYDROPHILIC-DEFOGGING AND DIRTPROOF FILM AND PRODUCTION PROCESS FOR THE SAME - The present invention relates to a metallic oxide film which exhibits a high hardness and is good in terms of the transparency, and which exhibits a hydrophilic property, a defogging and dirtproof property and a self-cleaning property over a long period of time, a production process for the same, and a hydrophilic mirror comprising this hydrophilic metallic oxide film. The present invention is characterized in that the superficial shapes of a metallic oxide film formed on a substrate surface is such that the superficial shapes of the metallic oxide film are such that an arithmetic average roughness Ra is 4-8 nm, a maximum roughness (maximum irregularity difference) Rz is 40-70 nm, a 10-point average roughness Rz11-18-2010
20120263871OPTICAL FILM AND METHOD FOR PRODUCTION THEREOF - The invention relates to a resin solution containing polyester with a specific structure, an optical film containing the polyester, and methods for production thereof Further, the invention also relates to an optical laminate, a polarizing plate, and an image display device each using the optical film. The polyester may be obtained by condensation polymerization of dicarboxylic acid compound(s) and bisphenol compound(s), and preferably has no halogen atom in its chemical structure. According to the invention, high productivity of the optical film can be achieved since the polyester has a high solubility in solvents, and an environmental loading for production can be reduced.10-18-2012
20090017204DIE COATER AND DIE COATER ADJUSTMENT METHOD, AS WELL AS METHOD OF MANUFACTURING OPTICAL FILM - An object of the present invention is to provide a die coater that is capable of applying a coating liquid to a uniform thickness, while employing a relatively simple structure and reducing the frequency of readjustment necessitated due to the change over time. A die coater includes a first block and a second block disposed opposite to each other with a slit formed in a leading end thereof acting as an ejecting port for ejecting a coating liquid, and a shim held between the first block and the second block, in which the width of the slit is adjustable according to the thickness of the shim, and the shim has surfaces in which recessed portions are formed partially in a longitudinal direction of the slit.01-15-2009
20090017203METHOD FOR PRODUCING OPTICAL FILM - This invention provides a method for producing an optical film, the method comprising a rubbing treatment step of rubbing the surface of a lengthy plastic film F with a rubbing roll 01-15-2009
20080299302METHOD OF MANUFACTURING AN OPTICAL ELEMENT FROM SILICA OR GLASS - The invention concerns a method of manufacturing an optical element made from silica, characterised in that it comprises at least one step of depositing silica on at least one face of the optical element.12-04-2008
20120263872OPTICAL MULTILAYER THIN-FILM FILTERS AND METHODS FOR MANUFACTURING SAME - Optical multilayer thin-film filters (OMTFFs) are disclosed. An exemplary filter includes a transparent substrate, a multilayer film (MF) on a surface of the substrate, and a top layer. The MF is of alternatingly laminated layers of a high-refractive-index (HRI) material and a low-refractive-index (LRI) material. The top layer is on an uppermost layer of the MF and is of a material having atoms of lower atomic weight than atoms of either the HRI or LRI materials. The OMTFFs are made in a vacuum environment by alternatingly laminating respective thin films of the HRI and LRI materials on the substrate. The top layer is formed on the MF. Between forming the MF and top layer is a suppression step in which the newly formed MF is exposed to moisture by briefly venting the vacuum to atmosphere. The moisture inhibits migration of the low-molecular-weight atoms into the HRI and LRI materials.10-18-2012
20120328776PROCESS FOR THE MANUFACTURE OF LENSES - Process for manufacturing of an optical article which comprises:12-27-2012
20110217460SELF-ASSEMBLING, COLLAGEN-BASED MATERIAL FOR CORNEAL REPLACEMENT - A material derived from sea cucumber collagen fibrils is suitable for use in corneal replacements or as an implantable contact lens. To produce material, the collagen fibrils are centrifuged into orthogonal stacks of lamellae comprised of aligned fibrils. The resulting structure is a transparent film of arbitrary thickness very similar in structure to mammalian corneal tissue.09-08-2011
20110236570EXTRUSION COATING APPARATUS AND COATING FILM FORMING METHOD - An extrusion coating apparatus applying the coating solution to the substrate through a bead in a state in which a continuously running belt-like substrate and a lip surface on an upstream side and a downstream side in the substrate running direction are adjacent to each other, including: a manifold to which a coating solution is supplied, a coating solution discharge opening discharging the coating solution onto the lip surface to the substrate through a slit through which the coating solution is passed from the manifold, and a spacer for regulating a coating width is provided in both end portions in a width direction of the slit; the spacer having a bending portion; further the spacer having a distal end portion formed to cover the lip surface on the upstream side; and the bending portion of the spacer being made of a material with a hardness of HRA 70 or more.09-29-2011
20120276287SPECTROSCOPIC MODULE - In the spectroscopy module 11-01-2012
20120321782METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR FABRICATING OPTICAL FILM - Disclosed is a method for fabricating an optical film, comprising a treatment step comprising: continuously feeding a film, while holding both transverse end portions of the film; and bringing a lower surface of the film into contact with a surface of a treatment liquid with which a treatment tank is filled, while continuously feeding the film. The method for fabricating a polarizing film in which bringing a liquid into contact with a film and transversely stretching the polymer film by a tenter method or the like can be performed at the same time using a small and simple fabricating apparatus.12-20-2012
20120321783Ink Jet Printed Reflective Features and Processes and Inks for Making Them - This invention is directed to direct write printed reflective features comprising metallic particles and/or metallic nanoparticles. Preferably, the reflective feature are formed by a direct-writing printing process, e.g., a piezo-electric, thermal, drop-on-demand or continuous ink jet printing process, using an ink comprising metallic particles, e.g., metallic nanoparticles. The invention is also directed to inks suitable for printing such reflective features using a direct write printing process and to processes for making such reflective features.12-20-2012
20100203240METHOD FOR SPIN COATING A SURFACE OF AN OPTICAL ARTICLE - A method for spin coating a surface of an optical article, includes the steps of: 08-12-2010
20120288624METHOD OF MAKING A FILTER - A method of making a filter adjusts the bottom heights of the color-resisting colors to make the top ends of the color-resisting blocks be in a same level by disposing the foundation layer between the transparent substrate and the light-shielding layer and disposing the groove in the foundation layer, so that ensuring that surfaces of the filter have a good evenness and the alignment of liquid crystals is normal for enhancing the displaying effect of the liquid crystal display. The present invention improves the bottom evenness of the through holes by disposing the foundation layer on the bottoms of the through holes, thereby eliminating the “ox horn-shaped segment difference” of the protruding edges of the color-resisting blocks formed later.11-15-2012
20100166949ANTIREFLECTIVE COATING COMPOSITIONS AND METHODS FOR DEPOSITING SUCH COATINGS COMPOSITIONS - Coating compositions, and methods for depositing them on the surface of an article to produce an antireflection coating, are disclosed. In one embodiment, the coating composition includes a (meth)acrylate-functional silicon alkoxide, silica particles, a (meth)acrylate monomer, an epoxy (meth)acrylate oligomer, a photoinitiator, a solvent, an acid, and water. The relative amounts of these constituents are controlled such that, when the coating composition is deposited onto the surface of an article and cured, it has a refractive index less than about 1.60 at a wavelength of 510 nm. In another embodiment, the coating composition includes an organo-metallic compound other than an organo-metallic compound of silicon, an epoxy-functional silicon alkoxide, a non-epoxy-functional silicon alkoxide, a curing agent compatible with epoxy-functional molecules, a solvent, an inorganic acid, and water. The relative amounts of these constituents are controlled such that, when the coating composition is deposited onto the surface of an article and cured, it has a refractive index greater than about 1.70 at a wavelength of 510 nm. The coating compositions are deposited in a process that produces an antireflection coating in less than 90 minutes of processing time.07-01-2010
20110159178SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR PURGING UV CURING TUBES - Certain embodiments of the invention may include systems and methods curing a coated optical fiber. The method includes drawing the coated optical fiber through a gas chamber filled with a predetermined gas, drawing the fiber through a cure tube coupled to the gas chamber, and purging at least a portion of an inner surface of the cure tube with a purge gas as the coated optical fiber is drawn through the cure tube.06-30-2011
20130022738LIQUID CRYSTAL COATING APPARATUS AND METHOD, AND SUPPORTING STAGE - A liquid crystal coating apparatus includes a liquid crystal spraying head for coating a liquid crystal material on a color filter (CF) substrate with a sealant to allow the liquid crystal material to be coated within an area surrounded by the sealant; and a supporting stage for accommodating and fixing the CF substrate. The supporting stage is provided with a vibrating mechanism for driving the CF substrate to mechanically vibrate continuously so that the liquid crystal material can become uniformly diffused quickly. In the present disclosure, the vibrating mechanism is activated after coating of the liquid crystal material is completed to drive the CF substrate to mechanically vibrate continuously; and is deactivated once the liquid crystal material is diffused uniformly. Therefore, the liquid crystal material can become uniformly diffused quickly, which guarantees the displaying performance of the final products and improves the production efficiency.01-24-2013
20130022739METHOD OF DIP-COATING A LENS - A method of dip-coating a lens includes the steps of: immersing the lens (01-24-2013
20080254210OPTICAL ELEMENTS AND METHODS FOR MAKING THEREOF - Optical elements are made using micro-jet printing methods to precisely control the type, position and amount of polymer deposited onto a substrate. In preferred embodiments, the proportions of two or more different polymer compositions are varied over the course of the deposition process to deposit adjoining polymer pixels in the form of a film on the substrate surface. The optical properties of each adjoining polymer pixel can be selected to provide a predetermined optical property, including a specific value of index of refraction. Preferably, the film has a radially non-monotonic refractive index profile and/or an angularly non-monotonic refractive index profile.10-16-2008
20080241372Coating Agent Composition - A coating agent composition obtained by mixing fine inorganic oxide particles, a polymerizable alkoxysilane compound, a polymerizing catalyst, an acid aqueous solution and an organic solvent, and satisfying the following conditions (1) to (3): 10-02-2008
20080220158Materials for high density optical recording media - Materials for optical recording media are disclosed. Specifically, the materials are metal chelate compounds of azo dyes, which are formed from sulfamoylated m-diaminobenzene compounds and benzene ring-containing azo compounds. Further, the invention provides an optical recording medium, characterized in that said metal chelate compounds of azo dyes are employed onto the optical recording medium to form a recording layer. The invention also discloses a process for the production of an optical recording medium.09-11-2008
20130142947Method and Device for Manufacturing Color Filter - The present invention discloses method and device for manufacturing color filter, comprising the following steps: apply color filter materials to a roller at certain intervals; press the roller on a half-tone screen provided with preset patterns to form color filter patterns; transfer printing of the color filter patterns to a glass substrate by the roller to form a color filter. Compared with the prior art, the present invention has the advantages that the method is simple, the traditional exposure method is replaced by the pressing method, the photolithographic process is not required in the process of manufacturing the color filter, a mask and chemical liquids required by other photolithographic processes are not used, the cost for mechanical equipment and materials and the manufacturing cost are reduced greatly, and in addition, the material cost is reduced because the photolithographic process is not required in the process of manufacturing the color filter, filter materials can be replaced by other substitute materials, and photoresist is not used.06-06-2013
20080213473Method for Producing an Optical Article Coated with an Antireflection or a Reflective Coating Having Improved Adhesion and Abrasion Resistance Properties - The invention relates to a method for producing an optical article having antireflection or reflective properties and comprising a substrate having at least one main surface, comprising the step of depositing an sub-layer onto a substrate's main surface, the step of treating the sub-layer by ionic bombardment and the step of depositing onto said sub-layer a multilayered stack comprising at least one high refractive index layer and at least one low refractive index layer. According to a preferred embodiment, the deposition of the sub-layer is conducted in a vacuum chamber in which a gas is supplied during the deposition step.09-04-2008
20130171344DEVICE HAVING REDUCED FRICTION PROPERTIES - A device, in particular a cover panel for a display device or a monitor auxiliary panel or a surface for input devices, includes a substrate and a coating applied onto the substrate. The coating has a surface having a coefficient of friction in the range between approximately 0.01 and 0.12, in particular between approximately 0.02 and 0.1, or between approximately 0.03 and 0.09.07-04-2013
20130115371SYSTEM AND METHODS OF REDUCING DIFFUSE REFLECTION OF AN OPTICAL STACK - The present disclosure relates to a method for improving optical qualities of transparent conductive films including a multilayer optical stack and conductive nanowires embedded therein.05-09-2013
20130129919LIGHT SOURCE WITH HYBRID COATING, DEVICE INCLUDING LIGHT SOURCE WITH HYBRID COATING, AND/OR METHODS OF MAKING THE SAME - Certain example embodiments of this invention relate to techniques for improving the performance of Lambertian and non-Lambertian light sources. In certain example embodiments, this is accomplished by (1) providing an organic-inorganic hybrid material on LEDs (which in certain example embodiments may be a high index of refraction material), (2) enhancing the light scattering ability of the LEDs (e.g., by fractal embossing, patterning, or the like, and/or by providing randomly dispersed elements thereon), and/or (3) improving performance through advanced cooling techniques. In certain example instances, performance enhancements may include, for example, better color production (e.g., in terms of a high CRI), better light production (e.g., in terms of lumens and non-Lambertian lighting), higher internal and/or external efficiency, etc.05-23-2013
20080206454Composition Of Primer Solution For Use With An Optical Article And Method Of Priming An Optical Article - A composition of silane-containing primer solution for use with an optical article, and a method of covering an optical article, that leads to improved adhesion characteristics and an extended primer solution shelf life.08-28-2008
20130156943MICROCAPSULE COLOR-PATTERNING METHOD - Provided is a color patterning method, in which electrophoretic microcapsules are used. The patterning method may include preparing a microcapsule slurry, in which electrophoretic microcapsules and a water-soluble binder are mixed, coating the microcapsule slurry on a first substrate, moving the microcapsules from the first substrate to a stamp, and moving the microcapsules from the stamp to a second substrate to form patterns. By using the patterning method, it is possible to form an intended pattern without physical and chemical damage on the microcapsules and realize an improved color electronic paper.06-20-2013
20110236571METHOD OF MANUFACTURING AN OPTICAL MATRIX DEVICE - According to the method of manufacturing an optical matrix device of this invention, lyophobic portions which are lyophobic, and lyophilic portions which are lyophilic, with respect to metal ink are formed alternately and parallel, and with a pitch smaller than a width of droplets applied by printing technique, on a foundation of wires to be formed on a substrate. Thus, the ejected droplets extend along edges of the lyophobic portions, while straddling the plurality of lyophobic portions, thereby to improve the accuracy of wire formation. This can form a uniform wire width, and eliminate a possibility of a formed wire making a short circuit with an adjacent wire.09-29-2011
20130149441Method Of Manufacturing Thermochromic Substrate - A method of manufacturing a thermochromic substrate, with which transmittance can be increased. The method includes the steps of forming a first thin film as a coating on a base substrate, the refractive index of the first thin film being different from that of a VO06-13-2013
20120258243METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR PRODUCING A FRESNEL ZONE PLATE - A method of producing a Fresnel zone plate (10-11-2012
20130196058OPTICAL RECORDING MEDIUM PRODUCTION DEVICE AND PRODUCTION METHOD - The recording medium production device, comprising: a substrate positioning pin vertically movable that performs positioning to a center-hole of substrate; a substrate holding portion that performs positioning of substrate using the substrate positioning pin to hold substrate; a cleaner having a gas ejection portion that ejects gas toward surface of substrate held by the substrate holding portion, and a gas suction portion that suctions gas; and a substrate positioning pin fixing portion that can press the substrate positioning pin downward, configured so as not to contact with an inner circumferential side surface of the center-hole of substrate;08-01-2013
20120282397OPTICAL FILM AND METHOD FOR PRODUCTION THEREOF - The invention relates to an optical film containing polyester with a specific structure, and methods for production thereof. Further, the invention also relates to an optical laminate, a polarizing plate, and an image display device each using the optical film. The polyester may be obtained by condensation polymerization of dicarboxylic acid compound(s) and bisphenol compound(s), and preferably has no halogen atom in its chemical structure. According to the invention, high productivity of the optical film can be achieved since the polyester has a high solubility in solvents, and an environmental loading for production can be reduced.11-08-2012
20110287178DEPOSITION PROCESS - Anti reflective silica coatings are deposited on the glass ribbon produced during a float glass or a rolled glass production process using a flame pyrolysis deposition process which is preferably a combustion chemical vapour deposition process. The temperature of the ribbon is greater than 200° C. The process may be carried out in the gap between the float bath or rollers and the annealing lehr. The durability of the coating may be increased by sintering. The equipment preferably comprises an extraction unit positioned adjacent to each burner head. In a further embodiment additional oxygen is introduced to the vapour deposition process in order produce a coating having a lower effective refractive index.11-24-2011
20120027932SLIDE COATING DEVICE, COATING METHOD USING THE DEVICE, AND METHOD FOR MANUFACTURING OPTICAL FILM USING THE METHOD - The present invention provides a method for manufacturing an optical film which is superior in transportability and lamination suitability in a lamination step in a polarizing plate processing. A slide coating device includes applying one or more coating liquids flowing down on a slide face to the surface of a continuously traveling strip-shaped support through the bead of the coating liquids, which is formed by the coating liquids in a lip clearance formed between a lip tip in the lower end of the slide face and the surface of the support, and also having guide plates on both ends of the slide face, which guide the downflow of the coating liquids, wherein the guide plates are provided so that the lower ends of the guide plates are retracted from the lip tip by the range of more than 0 mm and less than 4 mm.02-02-2012
20130202786COATING COMPOSITION FOR COATING SURFACE OF SOLAR HEAT-COLLECTING REFLECTIVE PLATE, AND PROCESS FOR PRODUCING SOLAR HEAT-COLLECTING REFLECTIVE PLATE - To provide a coating composition for coating the surface of a solar heat-collecting reflective plate, capable of forming on the surface of a reflective substrate a coating film which has excellent weather resistance and impact resistance, and which is excellent in the adhesion and is thereby hardly peeled, and a process for producing a solar heat-collecting reflective plate using the coating composition. A coating composition which comprises a fluorinated polymer (A) having a hydroxy value of from 110 to 250 mgKOH/g resin, a polyester polymer (B) having a hydroxy value of from 100 to 300 mgKOH/g resin, a polyisocyanate type curing agent (C) and a solvent (D). Further, a process for producing a solar heat-collecting reflective plate, which comprises applying the coating composition to a surface of a reflective substrate to form a coating layer, and removing the solvent (D) to form a coating film.08-08-2013
20120094019COMPOSITION FOR MANUFACTURING DOPED OR UNDOPED ZINC OXIDE THIN FILM AND METHOD FOR MANUFACTURING ZINC OXIDE THIN FILM USING SAME - Disclosed is a composition for forming a zinc oxide thin film, which contains an organic zinc compound as a starting material, is not ignitable, and can be easily handled. The composition for forming a zinc oxide thin film is capable of forming a transparent zinc oxide thin film which is not doped or doped with a group 3B element by being heated at 300° C. or less. Also disclosed is a method for obtaining a transparent zinc oxide thin film, which is not doped or doped with a group 3B element, using the composition. Specifically, the composition for forming a zinc oxide thin film contains a product which is obtained by partially hydrolyzing an organic zinc compound by adding water to the organic zinc compound or a solution of the organic zinc compound and a group 3B element compound. In cases when a group 3B element compound is contained, the molar ratio of the group 3B element compound to the organic zinc compound is within the range of 0.005-0.3. The composition is applied to a substrate surface and then heated, thereby forming a zinc oxide thin film which is doped with the group 3B element.04-19-2012
20130209676METHOD OF MANUFACTURING OPTICAL DEVICE - A method of manufacturing an optical device that includes a relief structure formation layer, a first layer made of a first material having a refractive index different from that of a material of the relief structure formation layer, and a second layer made of a second material different from the first material and covering the first layer. A ratio of an amount of the second material at a position of the second region to an apparatus area of the second region is zero or smaller than a ratio of an amount of the second material at the position of the second sub-region to an apparatus area of the second sub region.08-15-2013

Patent applications in class OPTICAL ELEMENT PRODUCED

Patent applications in all subclasses OPTICAL ELEMENT PRODUCED