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Number: 359/221
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 planar rotating reflector with rotation axis in its plane
Description: Subject matter wherein the faces of the rotating reflector are not curved and the faces are parallel to the axis of rotation.

Patents under this class:
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Patent Number Title Of Patent Date Issued
7369288 Micromechanical optical element having a reflective surface as well as its use May. 6, 2008
7316356 Optical scanner having a balanced mirrored spinner Jan. 8, 2008
7136215 Piezoelectrically-activated cantilevered spatial light modulator Nov. 14, 2006
7113321 Optical deflection apparatus and manufacturing method thereof, optical deflection array, imaging apparatus, and image projection display apparatus Sep. 26, 2006
6968258 Residual feedback to improve estimator prediction Nov. 22, 2005
6947196 Trench-embedded mirror structure for double substrate spatial light modulator Sep. 20, 2005
6888470 Sensing of mirror position in an optical switch May. 3, 2005
6846088 Shock protectors for micro-mechanical systems Jan. 25, 2005
6843576 Continuously variable analog micro-mirror device Jan. 18, 2005
6785038 Optical cross-connect with magnetic micro-electro-mechanical actuator cells Aug. 31, 2004
6760145 Actuator for dual-axis rotation micromirror Jul. 6, 2004
6749308 Micromirror Jun. 15, 2004
6733144 Shock protectors for micro-mechanical systems May. 11, 2004
6735003 Method and apparatus for reducing artifacts in an imaging system May. 11, 2004
6687034 Active tuning of a torsional resonant structure Feb. 3, 2004
6672732 Micromechanical oscillating device Jan. 6, 2004
6666561 Continuously variable analog micro-mirror device Dec. 23, 2003
6650407 Wide field scanning laser obstacle awareness system Nov. 18, 2003
6585383 Micromachined apparatus for improved reflection of light Jul. 1, 2003
6583920 Method of manufacturing a microstructure Jun. 24, 2003
6522452 Latchable microelectromechanical structures using non-newtonian fluids, and methods of operating same Feb. 18, 2003
6512622 Active tuning of a torsional resonant structure Jan. 28, 2003
6511186 Focus and aim device and method for image projection Jan. 28, 2003
6473221 Galvano-mirror and method of making the same Oct. 29, 2002
6469820 Scanning optical system Oct. 22, 2002
6386716 Optical mirror system with multi-axis rotational control May. 14, 2002
6283601 Optical mirror system with multi-axis rotational control Sep. 4, 2001
6282008 Scanning optical system Aug. 28, 2001
6275319 High scan efficiency galvanometric laser scanning device Aug. 14, 2001
6275326 Control arrangement for microelectromechanical devices and systems Aug. 14, 2001
6256131 Active tuning of a torsional resonant structure Jul. 3, 2001
6243189 Inexpensive, high quality scanning system Jun. 5, 2001
6229639 Multiplexer for laser lithography May. 8, 2001
6188502 Laser pointing apparatus and on-fulcrum drive apparatus Feb. 13, 2001
6181460 Electromagnetic force controlled micromirror array Jan. 30, 2001
6137622 Kinematic actuator deformable mirror Oct. 24, 2000
6134042 Reflective mems actuator with a laser Oct. 17, 2000
6128120 Scanning optical system Oct. 3, 2000
6109750 Method for three-dimensional imaging representation on a large-screen projection surface using a laser projector Aug. 29, 2000
6037583 Control system for a scanner drive Mar. 14, 2000
6007208 Miniature scanning confocal microscope Dec. 28, 1999
5984481 Array of thin film actuated mirrors for use in an optical projection system and method for the manufacture thereof Nov. 16, 1999
5959758 Two-dimensional optical deflecting device Sep. 28, 1999
5936757 Thin film actuated mirror array Aug. 10, 1999
5920422 Method for manufacturing an actuated mirror array having an optimum optical efficiency Jul. 6, 1999
5859624 Binocular display goggles with a one dimensional light source array scanned to form image of high dot density data Jan. 12, 1999
5859724 Method for the manufacture of a short-circuit free actuated mirror array Jan. 12, 1999
5835293 Array of thin film actuated mirrors for use in an optical projection system and method for the manufacture thereof Nov. 10, 1998
5814042 Apparatus for applying laser beam to living tissue to cause uniform ablation of living tissue while not causing thermal damage below a predetermined depth to the surrounding tissue Sep. 29, 1998
5815302 Viewing apparatus with a counterbalanced and articulated mirror Sep. 29, 1998

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