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Number: 359/197
Name: Optical: systems and elements > Deflection using a moving element or medium (offsetting or changing at least a portion of the beam) > Using a periodically moving element (periodic change of optically reflecting, refracting or diffracting element)
Description: Subject matter including an optically reflecting, refracting, or diffracting element as the scanning element whose orientation is changed in a periodic manner.

Sub-classes under this class:

Class Number Class Name Patents
359/205 Having particular focusing element to receive scanned light 558
359/212 Including reflective type moving element 656
359/209 Including transmissive type moving element 164
359/198 Particular mount or driver for element 429
359/201 Plural moving scanning elements 360
359/204 Utilizing plural light beams 541

Patents under this class:
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Patent Number Title Of Patent Date Issued
7453607 Image-reading apparatus Nov. 18, 2008
7436563 Optical scanning apparatus with composite collimator-deflector between laser source and deflection scanner Oct. 14, 2008
7427747 Optical image pickup apparatus for imaging living body tissue Sep. 23, 2008
7408688 Method for driving optical deflecting device array, optical deflecting device array, optical deflecting device, and image projection displaying apparatus Aug. 5, 2008
7378632 Image display apparatus and image pickup apparatus using the same May. 27, 2008
7362484 Optical scanner package with optical noise reduction Apr. 22, 2008
7362930 Reduction of MEMS mirror edge diffraction in a wavelength selective switch using servo-based rotation about multiple non-orthogonal axes Apr. 22, 2008
7352927 Optical add-drop multiplexer architecture with reduced effect of mirror edge diffraction Apr. 1, 2008
7333255 Laser processing device Feb. 19, 2008
7307650 Arrangement for, and a method of, reducing image distortion due to electrical interference Dec. 11, 2007
7290884 Display device having resolution improving apparatus for project-type display device Nov. 6, 2007
7288679 Device provided with a dedicated dye compound Oct. 30, 2007
7280722 Temperature compensated optical multiplexer Oct. 9, 2007
7270417 Display device and display method in which resolution improving apparatus is provided for project-type display device Sep. 18, 2007
7264360 Scan type display optical system Sep. 4, 2007
7262895 Determining operating point of feedback controller applied to operation of oscillating scanning device Aug. 28, 2007
7253931 Form fixing structure and image recognition apparatus having the structure Aug. 7, 2007
7239432 Drum surface scanner and method for plate size check Jul. 3, 2007
7238933 Light detecting apparatus Jul. 3, 2007
7196830 Optical deflector having neutral surface of bending in movable member in different plane from neutral surface of bending in elastic support member Mar. 27, 2007
7190497 Scanning type image display optical system, scanning type image display apparatus, and image display system Mar. 13, 2007
7133332 Light converging apparatus with aberration correcting element with paraxial power which has temperature dependency Nov. 7, 2006
7129473 Optical image pickup apparatus for imaging living body tissue Oct. 31, 2006
7110148 Duplex image reading apparatus Sep. 19, 2006
7090359 Scrolling unit, color illuminating system, and projection system using the scrolling unit Aug. 15, 2006
7073445 Illuminating device for a scanner, and a print reading apparatus using the same Jul. 11, 2006
7068410 Optical scanning apparatus and image forming apparatus Jun. 27, 2006
7064871 Image reading apparatus which controls a correction operation of an image signal of an original image read through a transparent member in accordance with individual data representing transmit Jun. 20, 2006
7055957 Laser projection apparatus with liquid-crystal light valves and scanning reading beam Jun. 6, 2006
7054040 Image processing device and method for controlling the same May. 30, 2006
7050210 Optical scanning device and imaging apparatus implementing the same May. 23, 2006
7002716 Method and apparatus for blending regions scanned by a beam scanner Feb. 21, 2006
6939013 Projection type display device Sep. 6, 2005
6928386 High-resolution optical encoder with phased-array photodetectors Aug. 9, 2005
6928198 Exposure head Aug. 9, 2005
6897888 Scanning brush and method of use May. 24, 2005
6898335 Optical modulator, exposure head and image recording apparatus May. 24, 2005
6843568 Projection apparatus Jan. 18, 2005
6822773 Scanning type image display optical system, scanning type image display apparatus, and image display system Nov. 23, 2004
6765544 Image projection apparatus and method with viewing surface dependent image correction Jul. 20, 2004
6735003 Method and apparatus for reducing artifacts in an imaging system May. 11, 2004
6731320 Laser pattern generator May. 4, 2004
6693733 Polygonal mirror fixing device Feb. 17, 2004
6657756 Method and apparatus for increasing the effective efficiency of holograms Dec. 2, 2003
6586257 Multiwell scanner and scanning method Jul. 1, 2003
6555810 Optical scanning device comprising a plurality of scanning units having one lens in common Apr. 29, 2003
6515780 Method enabling a scanning range of a normal scan to map a predetermined range selected under preview in a scanning device Feb. 4, 2003
6445482 Optical scanning apparatus Sep. 3, 2002
6369927 Optical scanning apparatus Apr. 9, 2002
6356342 Method and apparatus for illumination of light-sensitive materials Mar. 12, 2002

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