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Number: 359/196
Name: Optical: systems and elements > Deflection using a moving element or medium (offsetting or changing at least a portion of the beam)
Description: Subject matter comprising structure for offsetting or changing the direction of at least a portion of the incident light by moving a light reflecting or transmitting element or medium into or out of the light beam or by changing the position of a reflecting or transmitting element or medium in the light beam.

Sub-classes under this class:

Class Number Class Name Patents
359/222 By frustrated total internal reflection 52
359/223 By moving a reflective element 680
359/197 Using a periodically moving element (periodic change of optically reflecting, refracting or diffracting element) 142

Patents under this class:
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Patent Number Title Of Patent Date Issued
7482296 Aluminoborosilicate glass and method for the production of crystallite-free gradient index lenses Jan. 27, 2009
7477436 Scanning optical system Jan. 13, 2009
7477435 Projector Jan. 13, 2009
7477434 Process and apparatus for retrieving information projected image-wise on a photo-stimulable phosphor imaging substrate utilizing a non-orthogonal pentaprism Jan. 13, 2009
7474403 Device and method for measuring the optical properties of an object Jan. 6, 2009
7468995 Optical switch Dec. 23, 2008
7460287 Arrangement for and method of increasing pixel symmetry, especially for image projection arrangements Dec. 2, 2008
7453508 Camera having optical viewfinder Nov. 18, 2008
7453613 Scanning type image forming apparatus having the same containing scanning mirror in a space sealed by first and second optical members and the housing, the second optical member includes five Nov. 18, 2008
7453614 Linear imager rescaling method Nov. 18, 2008
7450146 Optical scanning device including plural light shielding units provided at different heights and image forming apparatus Nov. 11, 2008
7450762 Method and arrangement for determining an object contour Nov. 11, 2008
7443554 Tilted plate dither scanner Oct. 28, 2008
7443555 Laser scanner Oct. 28, 2008
7436562 Scanning examination apparatus, lens unit, and objective-lens adaptor Oct. 14, 2008
7433106 Mirror support device and optical scanning apparatus adopting the same Oct. 7, 2008
7428086 Method and apparatus for scanning optical delay line Sep. 23, 2008
7425073 Method and apparatus for conserving power in a laser projection display Sep. 16, 2008
7423735 Beam irradiation apparatus Sep. 9, 2008
7420449 Mirror actuating device for projection systems Sep. 2, 2008
7417778 Light deflector, light deflection array, image forming apparatus, and image projection display apparatus Aug. 26, 2008
7417777 Optical scanning device and image forming apparatus Aug. 26, 2008
7414503 Torsional hinged device with improved coupling between a magnet mounted to said device and an electrical coil Aug. 19, 2008
7411709 Beam processing system and beam processing method Aug. 12, 2008
7408688 Method for driving optical deflecting device array, optical deflecting device array, optical deflecting device, and image projection displaying apparatus Aug. 5, 2008
7405861 Method and device for protecting interferometric modulators from electrostatic discharge Jul. 29, 2008
7400792 Methods and apparatus to make substantially uniform losses in optical cross connects Jul. 15, 2008
7391222 Deflector Jun. 24, 2008
7385743 Linear imager rescaling method Jun. 10, 2008
7375867 Transmissive electromechanical light valve and system May. 20, 2008
7369287 Mirror positioning structure for compensation of skew and bow and laser scanning unit employing the same May. 6, 2008
7365891 Method and apparatus for directing energy based range detection sensors Apr. 29, 2008
7342698 Light scanning unit and image forming apparatus having the same Mar. 11, 2008
7333254 Optical scanning apparatus, illuminant apparatus and image forming apparatus Feb. 19, 2008
7333255 Laser processing device Feb. 19, 2008
7330293 Optical scanning unit Feb. 12, 2008
7324132 Imaging three-dimensional objects Jan. 29, 2008
7280722 Temperature compensated optical multiplexer Oct. 9, 2007
7271938 Method and apparatus for optical scanning capable of efficiently reducing an image surface distortion Sep. 18, 2007
7260251 Systems and methods for minimizing aberrating effects in imaging systems Aug. 21, 2007
7256919 Rotational micro mirror Aug. 14, 2007
7256916 Optical scanning imaging system Aug. 14, 2007
7253935 Optical scanner, image forming apparatus, and optical scanner attitude correcting method Aug. 7, 2007
7242505 Beam deflector, light scanning unit using the same, and image forming apparatus using the light scanning unit Jul. 10, 2007
7234813 Apparatus for displaying image by projection on retina of viewer with eliminated adverse effect of intervening optics Jun. 26, 2007
7233424 Steering assembly with electromagnetic actuators Jun. 19, 2007
7212324 Optical scanning arrangement and image forming device with the arrangement May. 1, 2007
7203426 Optical subassembly of optical transceiver Apr. 10, 2007
7193762 Scanning optical apparatus and image forming apparatus using the same Mar. 20, 2007
7190497 Scanning type image display optical system, scanning type image display apparatus, and image display system Mar. 13, 2007

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