Polarization device to polarize and further control light

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United States of America Patent

PATENT NO 7800823
APP PUB NO 20080266662A1
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11640112

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MOXTEK, INC.OREM, UT85

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Perkins, Raymond T Orem, US 33 1361

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5422756 Backlighting system using a retroreflecting polarizer 269 1992
5325218 Cholesteric polarizer for liquid crystal display and overhead projector 151 1992
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6876784 Optical polarization beam combiner/splitter 32 2002
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7050233 Precision phase retardation devices and method of making same 21 2003
2004/0095,637 Precision phase retardation devices and method of making same 29 2003
2004/0201,889 Method and system for providing beam polarization 20 2003
2004/0218,270 Universal broadband polarizer, devices incorporating same, and method of making same 21 2004
2005/0179,995 Films for optical use and methods of making such films 25 2004
2005/0180,014 Films for optical use and methods of making such films 21 2004
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6829090 Prism, projection device and optical component 44 2002
6816290 Image display element, and image display device 26 2003
6769779 Housing for mounting modulation and polarization components in alignment with an optical path 21 2003
7177259 Optical head and optical recording medium drive device 17 2003
2005/0046,941 Method for manufacturing divided waveplate filter 38 2003
6900866 Modulation optical system with compensator 20 2003
7213920 Image display apparatus 19 2003
6897926 Modulation optical system including a compensator conditioning oblique and skew rays 21 2004
6954245 Display apparatus with two polarization compensators 20 2004
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Kaiser Aerospace and Electronics Corporation (1)
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RICOH OPTICAL INDUSTRIES CO., LTD. (1)
2004/0174,596 Polarization optical device and manufacturing method therefor 44 2004
 
AMERICAN NUCLEONICS CORPORATION (1)
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NIKON CORPORATION (7)
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Sayett Group, Inc. (1)
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U.S. PHILIPS CORPORATION (6)
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5383053 Virtual image display having a high efficiency grid beamsplitter 93 1992
 
RICOH COMPANY, LTD. (1)
5991075 Light polarizer and method of producing the light polarizer 34 1997
 
DUKE UNIVERSITY (4)
6181386 Projecting images 26 1996
6172813 Projection lens and system including a reflecting linear polarizer 31 1998
6339454 Projecting images 16 2000
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S.D. WARREN COMPANY (1)
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SEMICONDUCTOR ENERGY LABORATORY CO., LTD. (1)
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The United States of America as represented by the Secretary of the Navy (2)
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5719695 Spatial light modulator with superstructure light shield 86 1996
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SANWA BANK CALIFORNIA (1)
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MEMS OPTICAL, INC. (1)
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Westinghouse Electric Corp. (1)
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SEIKO EPSON CORPORATION (12)
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6460998 Adjustment mechanism and projector employing the same 38 2000
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6899440 Polarized light source system with mirror and polarization converter 25 2002
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NANOOPTO CORPORATION (1)
2004/0258,355 Micro-structure induced birefringent waveguiding devices and methods of making same 20 2003
 
JDS UNIPHASE CORPORATION (3)
6398364 Off-axis image projection display system 38 1999
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OL SECURITY LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY (1)
5513023 Polarizing beamsplitter for reflective light valve displays having opposing readout beams onto two opposing surfaces of the polarizer 60 1994
 
CORNING INCORPORATED (3)
5517356 Glass polarizer for visible light 58 1994
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The United States of America as represented by the Secretary of the Army (6)
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CITIZEN FINEDEVICE CO., LTD. (2)
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XYLON LLC (1)
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GOOGLE INC. (2)
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The United States of America as represented by the Secretary of the Air Force (1)
5828489 Narrow wavelength polarizing beamsplitter 41 1996
 
LG ELECTRONICS INC. (2)
5833360 High efficiency lamp apparatus for producing a beam of polarized light 57 1996
2006/0072,194 Wire grid polarizer and fabrication method thereof 19 2005
 
SHARP KABUSHIKI KAISHA (7)
5204765 Liquid crystal display device having reflector of a substrate, a patterned resin, and a reflective film, and method of making same 79 1992
5477359 Liquid crystal projector having a vertical orientating polyimide film 59 1994
5619356 Reflective liquid crystal display device having a compensator with a retardation value between 0.15 .mu.m and 0.38 .mu.m and a single polarizer 107 1994
5548427 Switchable holographic apparatus 49 1995
5917562 Autostereoscopic display and spatial light modulator 69 1995
6141075 Liquid crystal display device operating in a vertically aligned mode 89 1997
6055103 Passive polarisation modulating optical element and method of making such an element 67 1998
 
KONINKLIJKE PHILIPS ELECTRONICS N.V. (5)
6669343 Image display system 28 2001
6511183 Digital image projector with oriented fixed-polarization-axis polarizing beamsplitter 40 2001
2003/0117,708 Sealed enclosure for a wire-grid polarizer and subassembly for a display system 32 2001
6896371 Digital image projector with oriented fixed-polarization-axis polarizing beamsplitter 18 2002
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6781640 Projection display having polarization compensator 23 1999
 
3M INNOVATIVE PROPERTIES COMPANY (22)
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5486949 Birefringent interference polarizer 291 1990
5612820 Birefringent interference polarizer 237 1995
5686979 Optical panel capable of switching between reflective and transmissive states 387 1995
5965247 Process for forming reflective polarizer 243 1997
5991077 Multilayer polarizer having a continuous and disperse phase 55 1998
6583930 Birefringent interference polarization 29 1998
6096375 Optical polarizer 89 1999
6486997 Reflective LCD projection system using wide-angle Cartesian polarizing beam splitter 131 1999
7023602 Reflective LCD projection system using wide-angle Cartesian polarizing beam splitter and color separation and recombination prisms 26 2000
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6643077 Methods and apparatus for positioning optical prisms 24 2002
6721096 Polarizing beam splitter 58 2002
6846089 Method for stacking surface structured optical films 126 2003
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6926410 Polarizing beam splitter 22 2003
7234816 Polarizing beam splitter assembly adhesive 33 2004
6976759 Compound polarization beam splitters 18 2004
6934082 Optical devices using reflecting polarizing materials 22 2004
2005/0122,587 Optical polarizer 22 2004
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REGENTS OF THE UNIVERSITY OF MINNESOTA (2)
5973833 High efficiency polarizing converter 28 1997
6764181 Polarization arrangement 19 2002
 
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RAYTHEON COMPANY (1)
5574580 LCD with integral light confinement having a pair of afocal lenslets positioned between liquid crystal cells and color polarizers 55 1995
 
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Canon Kabushiki Kaisha (7)
5387953 Polarization illumination device and projector having the same 88 1991
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6927915 Diffractive optical element, and optical system and optical apparatus provided with the same 26 2003
2004/0008,416 Polarization separation element and optical apparatus using the same 27 2003
7155073 Polarization element and optical device using polarization element 17 2005
7236655 Polarization element and optical device using polarization element 20 2006
 
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MOXTEK, INC. (11)
* 8755113 Durable, inorganic, absorptive, ultra-violet, grid polarizer 3 2007
* 2008/0055,723 Durable, Inorganic, Absorptive, Ultra-Violet, Grid Polarizer 15 2007
8611007 Fine pitch wire grid polarizer 6 2011
8922890 Polarizer edge rib modification 0 2012
8873144 Wire grid polarizer with multiple functionality sections 1 2012
8913320 Wire grid polarizer with bordered sections 0 2012
8913321 Fine pitch grid polarizer 2 2012
9523805 Fine pitch wire grid polarizer 0 2013
8947772 Durable, inorganic, absorptive, ultra-violet, grid polarizer 0 2014
9354374 Polarizer with wire pair over rib 0 2014
9348076 Polarizer with variable inter-wire distance 0 2014
 
CORNELL UNIVERSITY (2)
* 8530811 Light field image sensor, method and applications 1 2009
* 2011/0174,998 LIGHT FIELD IMAGE SENSOR, METHOD AND APPLICATIONS 5 2009
 
USHIO DENKI KABUSHIKI KAISHA (1)
9354375 Grid polarizing element and apparatus for emitting polarized UV light 0 2014
 
SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD. (1)
* 8003992 Light emitting diode having a wire grid polarizer 2 2009
 
CARL ZEISS SMT GMBH (1)
* 8259392 Method of producing a diffractive optical element and diffractive optical element produced by such a method 0 2008
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