Anamorphic microlens array

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United States of America Patent

PATENT NO 7722790
APP PUB NO 20080278663A1
SERIAL NO

11763307

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An LC display comprises in order (a) a light source, (b) a transparent polymeric film bearing on the light exit surface of the film an array of close-packed convex microlenses having a distribution of sizes and oriented in one direction, whereby the light output is preferentially spread in a desired direction, and (c) an LC panel. A related process and film are also disclosed.

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NAME: SKC HI-TECH & MARKETING CO., LTD.CHUNGCHEONGNAM-DO, KR41

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Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
Krishnan, Chari Fairport, US 1 18
Lander, Charles W Wayland, US 12 124
Rankin,, Jr Charles M Penfield, US 13 29
Sudol, Ronald J Rochester, US 7 91
Wang, Jin-Shan Pittsford, US 57 1062
Yacobucci, Paul D Rochester, US 66 549

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Patent Info (Count) # Cites Year
 
FLAT CONNECTIONS, INC. (1)
6075863 Intelligent communication device 158 1996
 
BRIGHT VIEW TECHNOLOGIES CORPORATION (1)
7092166 Microlens sheets having multiple interspersed anamorphic microlens arrays 22 2005
 
CORNING INCORPORATED (2)
6700702 High-contrast screen with random microlens array 26 2002
* 7092165 Microlens arrays having high focusing efficiency 4 2004
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Patent Info (Count) # Cites Year
 
SNAPTRACK, INC. (3)
* 8346048 Front light devices and methods of fabrication thereof 8 2009
* 2009/0296,193 Front Light Devices and Methods of Fabrication Thereof 30 2009
9121979 Illumination devices and methods of fabrication thereof 1 2010
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