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Number: 359/199
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) > Particular mount or driver for element > Particular oscillating driver
Description: Subject matter wherein a specific device imparting back and forth motion to the element is recited.

Patents under this class:
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Patent Number Title Of Patent Date Issued
7483192 Device and method for the optical scanning of media, objects, or areas Jan. 27, 2009
7480087 Apparatus for and method of forming images with oscillation mirror Jan. 20, 2009
7474165 Oscillating device, optical deflector and optical instrument using the same Jan. 6, 2009
7468824 Imaging apparatus including optical scanning device with deflecting mirror module, and method of deflecting with the mirror module Dec. 23, 2008
7457019 Light deflecting method and apparatus efficiently using a floating mirror Nov. 25, 2008
7446921 Image forming apparatus Nov. 4, 2008
7436564 Light scanning apparatus and method to prevent damage to an oscillation mirror in an abnormal control condition via a detection signal outputted to a controller even though the source still em Oct. 14, 2008
7426066 MEMS scanning mirror with tunable natural frequency Sep. 16, 2008
7420449 Mirror actuating device for projection systems Sep. 2, 2008
7420721 Oscillation scan mirror with magnetic retaining force acting between the holder and shaft to prevent relative tilt between shaft and bearings Sep. 2, 2008
7420724 Scanner apparatus having electromagnetic radiation devices coupled to MEMS actuators Sep. 2, 2008
7417779 Single piece torsional hinged device with central spines and perimeter ridges to reduce flexing Aug. 26, 2008
7408690 Actuator, optical scanner, and image forming apparatus Aug. 5, 2008
7382510 Actuator Jun. 3, 2008
7365613 Method of determining resonant frequency Apr. 29, 2008
7362488 Tiltable-body apparatus, and method of fabricating the same Apr. 22, 2008
7359102 Driving method for galvano scanner Apr. 15, 2008
7352499 Arrangement for and method of projecting an image with pixel mapping Apr. 1, 2008
7349145 Optical deflection device and image projection display apparatus using the same Mar. 25, 2008
7333256 Light deflecting method and apparatus efficiently using a floating mirror Feb. 19, 2008
7324250 Image forming apparatus Jan. 29, 2008
7324251 Micro-actuation element provided with torsion bars Jan. 29, 2008
7310174 Method and apparatus for scanning regions Dec. 18, 2007
7262894 Method for aligning bi-directional images in a mirror display Aug. 28, 2007
7262895 Determining operating point of feedback controller applied to operation of oscillating scanning device Aug. 28, 2007
7259900 Multilayer torsional hinged mirror with a recessed drive/sensing permanent magnet Aug. 21, 2007
7245412 On-the-fly laser beam path error correction for specimen target location processing Jul. 17, 2007
7239437 Reduction of open loop jitter and control loop stabilization of a torsional hinged device by structural optimization Jul. 3, 2007
7233424 Steering assembly with electromagnetic actuators Jun. 19, 2007
7215452 Light deflecting method and apparatus efficiently using a floating mirror May. 8, 2007
7197815 Method of manufacturing the electromagnetic actuator Apr. 3, 2007
7196831 Two-dimensional optical scan system using a counter-rotating disk scanner Mar. 27, 2007
7167290 Optical deflection device Jan. 23, 2007
7148591 Oscillating device Dec. 12, 2006
7138622 Method and apparatus for monitoring light beams Nov. 21, 2006
7135804 Micro-mirror with rotor structure Nov. 14, 2006
7130094 Device and a method for deflecting a laser beam Oct. 31, 2006
7130095 Correcting for image distortion in image projectors Oct. 31, 2006
7126734 Motor drive circuit with reduced coil crosstalk in a feedback signal indicative of mirror motion in light scanning arrangements Oct. 24, 2006
7099060 Light deflecting method and apparatus efficiently using a floating mirror Aug. 29, 2006
7085030 Optical scanner driving apparatus and optical scanner driving method Aug. 1, 2006
7064878 Light deflecting method and apparatus efficiently using a floating mirror Jun. 20, 2006
7064876 Resonant oscillating scanning device with multiple light sources Jun. 20, 2006
7050211 Torsional hinged mirror assembly with central spines and perimeter ridges to reduce flexing May. 23, 2006
7030708 Torsion oscillator stabilization Apr. 18, 2006
7019877 Light beam deflector Mar. 28, 2006
7009748 Resonant scanning mirror with inertially coupled activation Mar. 7, 2006
7006268 Bracket for supporting a torsional hinge mirror with reduced hinge stress Feb. 28, 2006
7002716 Method and apparatus for blending regions scanned by a beam scanner Feb. 21, 2006
6999215 Multilayered oscillating functional surface Feb. 14, 2006

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