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Number: 359/213
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) > Including reflective type moving element > Having oscillating element
Description: Subject matter wherein the reflecting element has oscillating or vibrating motion.

Sub-classes under this class:

Class Number Class Name Patents
359/214 Single plane mirror element 294

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
7483194 Module for optical information reader Jan. 27, 2009
7480087 Apparatus for and method of forming images with oscillation mirror Jan. 20, 2009
7471032 Shock resistant and mode mixing resistant torsional hinged device Dec. 30, 2008
7468824 Imaging apparatus including optical scanning device with deflecting mirror module, and method of deflecting with the mirror module Dec. 23, 2008
7466467 Method and apparatus for generating an angular sweep of a directed propagation of electromagnetic radiation Dec. 16, 2008
7463828 Optical channel monitor Dec. 9, 2008
7457019 Light deflecting method and apparatus efficiently using a floating mirror Nov. 25, 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
7433109 Scanning optical system and scanning optical device Oct. 7, 2008
7420449 Mirror actuating device for projection systems Sep. 2, 2008
7385746 Optical scanning system and image forming apparatus using the same Jun. 10, 2008
7365891 Method and apparatus for directing energy based range detection sensors Apr. 29, 2008
7359102 Driving method for galvano scanner Apr. 15, 2008
7348548 Image forming apparatus and image forming method Mar. 25, 2008
7324250 Image forming apparatus Jan. 29, 2008
7321379 Galvonometric scanning and imaging with multiple beams reflected from an oscillator Jan. 22, 2008
7310174 Method and apparatus for scanning regions Dec. 18, 2007
7268929 Optical scanner reflecting and outputting light increased in width and image forming apparatus using same Sep. 11, 2007
7262895 Determining operating point of feedback controller applied to operation of oscillating scanning device Aug. 28, 2007
7196831 Two-dimensional optical scan system using a counter-rotating disk scanner Mar. 27, 2007
7184186 Optical switch assembly Feb. 27, 2007
7184187 Optical system for torsion oscillator laser scanning unit Feb. 27, 2007
7167290 Optical deflection device Jan. 23, 2007
7133178 Image forming apparatus and image forming method Nov. 7, 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
7099084 Diffractive wave modulating devices Aug. 29, 2006
7085030 Optical scanner driving apparatus and optical scanner driving method Aug. 1, 2006
7079298 Optical deflector Jul. 18, 2006
7079297 Optical scan device, image position calibration method, and image display device Jul. 18, 2006
7064876 Resonant oscillating scanning device with multiple light sources Jun. 20, 2006
7057783 Light deflector, method of manufacturing light deflector and torsion oscillating member Jun. 6, 2006
7054046 Optical scanning frequency doubling method and apparatus adopting the same May. 30, 2006
7050211 Torsional hinged mirror assembly with central spines and perimeter ridges to reduce flexing May. 23, 2006
7019877 Light beam deflector Mar. 28, 2006
7002716 Method and apparatus for blending regions scanned by a beam scanner Feb. 21, 2006
6994256 Barcode reader Feb. 7, 2006
6987595 Oscillator imaging with control of media speed and modulation frequency Jan. 17, 2006
6970275 Stationary coil oscillator scanning system Nov. 29, 2005
6958837 Method for producing picture element groups by means of laser rays in space and on a plane Oct. 25, 2005
6914366 Apparatus for suppressing vibration of optical part Jul. 5, 2005
6912077 Optical system Jun. 28, 2005
6906837 Method and apparatus for directing energy based range detection sensors Jun. 14, 2005
6778304 Bistable micromirror with contactless stops Aug. 17, 2004
6768569 Module for receiving a light beam and converting it to a scanning beam Jul. 27, 2004
6735006 Optical switch assembly May. 11, 2004
6735003 Method and apparatus for reducing artifacts in an imaging system May. 11, 2004
6724510 Method and apparatus for generating an angular sweep of a directed propagation of electromagnetic radiation Apr. 20, 2004
6697184 Method and system for steering a collimated light beam with a pivotable mirror Feb. 24, 2004

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