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Number: 341/14
Name: Coded data generation or conversion > Digital pattern reading type converter > Optical > Having optical waveguide
Description: Subject matter which includes an elongated optically transparent structure to carry light between the pattern carrier and a pattern reading device or light source.

Patents under this class:

Patent Number Title Of Patent Date Issued
8399825 Sensor and method for determining an angular position of a rotor Mar. 19, 2013
8158924 Optical encoder assembly with a flexible beam Apr. 17, 2012
7466884 Photonic-interconnect systems for reading data from memory cells and writing data to memory integrated circuits Dec. 16, 2008
7412116 Optical device for simultaneously generating and processing optical codes Aug. 12, 2008
7362242 Optical encoder device for small-sized motor and method of producing the same Apr. 22, 2008
7332711 Photoelectric encoder, scale therefor and method for manufacturing the same Feb. 19, 2008
7289042 Reader for a scale marking Oct. 30, 2007
7209055 Electrostatic particle beam deflector Apr. 24, 2007
7187305 Encoder for a motor controller Mar. 6, 2007
7166833 Fiber optic remote reading encoder Jan. 23, 2007
7146072 All optical phase insensitive code responsive and code separator devices apparatus and method Dec. 5, 2006
7099070 Multi-imager multi-source multi-use coded data source data input product Aug. 29, 2006
6980132 Floating aperture encoder Dec. 27, 2005
6591149 Method for prescribing a ramp by a clock-pulse-controlled quantity Jul. 8, 2003
6529150 Photonic analog to digital conversion based on temporal and spatial oversampling techniques Mar. 4, 2003
6498576 Selective analog-to-digital conversion for a digital pixel sensor Dec. 24, 2002
5172258 Method and apparatus for high data rate fiber optic communication system Dec. 15, 1992
5103226 Height sensor for turret stockpicker Apr. 7, 1992
4958072 Remote fiber optic angular-orientation sensor using phase detection of two orthogonal oscillating polarization vectors Sep. 18, 1990
4953933 Optical encoder reading device Sep. 4, 1990
4851840 Optical analog to digital converter Jul. 25, 1989
4845496 Electro-optical displacement sensor Jul. 4, 1989
4833317 Optically powered resolver May. 23, 1989
4829165 Optical control systems May. 9, 1989
4780600 Optical displacement transducer Oct. 25, 1988
4769537 Analog position-indicating optical encoder Sep. 6, 1988
4739163 Position locating optical coder utilizing optical fiber Apr. 19, 1988
4716290 Rotary encoder with intermittent feed means Dec. 29, 1987
4687928 Position detector Aug. 18, 1987
4679029 Optoelectronic rotational position sensor Jul. 7, 1987
4590469 Color based data encoding and storage apparatus May. 20, 1986
4580130 Rotary encoder Apr. 1, 1986
4555625 Precision drum encoder Nov. 26, 1985
4500870 Method and components for remote reading of utility meters Feb. 19, 1985
4442423 Optical position sensor including a specially designed encoder plate Apr. 10, 1984
4388613 Optical displacement transducers Jun. 14, 1983
4356395 Digital fiber optic sensor system Oct. 26, 1982
4327362 Meter rotor rotation optical sensor Apr. 27, 1982
4291976 Digital fiber optic position sensor Sep. 29, 1981
4240066 Cylindrical encoder for use with fiber optics Dec. 16, 1980
4201909 Data-transmission system and method using fiber-optical transmission May. 6, 1980
4139889 Apparatus for vehicle position indication Feb. 13, 1979
4047168 Digital compass and gimbal assembly for two conductor connection Sep. 6, 1977

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