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Number: 359/226
Name: Optical: systems and elements > Deflection using a moving element or medium (offsetting or changing at least a portion of the beam) > By moving a reflective element > Rotating
Description: Subject matter wherein the reflective element revolves completely around an axis.

Patents under this class:
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Patent Number Title Of Patent Date Issued
7480099 Variable focus system Jan. 20, 2009
7473387 Method of and apparatus for forming nozzles Jan. 6, 2009
7470070 Optical scanner device and image forming apparatus Dec. 30, 2008
7468572 Versatile digitally controlled micro-mechanical actuator Dec. 23, 2008
7468826 Silicon mirrors having reduced hinge stress from temperature variations Dec. 23, 2008
7466468 Two-dimensional spatial radiation modulator Dec. 16, 2008
7463396 Confocal optical scanning device Dec. 9, 2008
7453619 Rotary optical delay line Nov. 18, 2008
7443586 Display device using single-panel diffractive light modulator Oct. 28, 2008
7442918 MEMS device having simplified drive Oct. 28, 2008
7443560 Scanning imaging apparatus Oct. 28, 2008
7426073 Digital micromirror device and manufacturing method thereof Sep. 16, 2008
7423798 Addressing circuit and method for bi-directional micro-mirror array Sep. 9, 2008
7411714 Micromirror unit with torsion connector having nonconstant width Aug. 12, 2008
7405862 Spatial light modulator having a cantilever anti-stiction mechanism Jul. 29, 2008
7400792 Methods and apparatus to make substantially uniform losses in optical cross connects Jul. 15, 2008
7397551 Method for verifying scan precision of a laser measurement machine Jul. 8, 2008
7390100 Variable-shape mirror and optical pickup device therewith Jun. 24, 2008
7365891 Method and apparatus for directing energy based range detection sensors Apr. 29, 2008
7360928 Tilting device Apr. 22, 2008
7336431 Image reading device and image forming device Feb. 26, 2008
7300157 Pixel-shifting projection lens assembly to provide optical interlacing for increased addressability Nov. 27, 2007
7298538 Rotary optical switch Nov. 20, 2007
7286273 Light deflecting device Oct. 23, 2007
7256926 Optical deflector Aug. 14, 2007
7256919 Rotational micro mirror Aug. 14, 2007
7257286 Dual comb electrode structure with spacing for increasing a driving angle of a microscanner, and the microscanner adopting the same Aug. 14, 2007
7256896 Method for verifying scan precision of a laser measurement machine Aug. 14, 2007
7224507 Optical deflector May. 29, 2007
7203426 Optical subassembly of optical transceiver Apr. 10, 2007
7202985 Inner drum exposure apparatus Apr. 10, 2007
7193761 Method of controlling beam scanning timing and beam energy and light beam scanning apparatus using the same Mar. 20, 2007
7182463 Pixel-shifting projection lens assembly to provide optical interlacing for increased addressability Feb. 27, 2007
7154650 Scanning apparatus Dec. 26, 2006
7148603 Mechanically latchable tiltable platform for forming micromirrors and micromirror arrays Dec. 12, 2006
7130094 Device and a method for deflecting a laser beam Oct. 31, 2006
7130099 Micromirror unit with torsion connector having nonconstant width Oct. 31, 2006
7126250 Apparatus comprising an array of tightly spaced rotatable optical elements with two axes of rotation Oct. 24, 2006
7123394 System and method for the laser beam deflection for optical measuring systems Oct. 17, 2006
7054052 Adhesive sacrificial bonding of spatial light modulators May. 30, 2006
7046412 Scanning optical delay line using a reflective element arranged to rotate May. 16, 2006
7042610 Method and apparatus for improved waveplates and suppression of stray light in LCoS kernel applications May. 9, 2006
7023598 Optical scanner and laser machining apparatus Apr. 4, 2006
7023604 Three dimensional optical switches and beam steering modules Apr. 4, 2006
7019876 Micro-mirror with rotor structure Mar. 28, 2006
6998758 Deformable MEMS mirror with membrane actuated by application of torque Feb. 14, 2006
6999208 Optical scanner, optical scanning method, scanning image forming optical system, optical scanning lens and image forming apparatus Feb. 14, 2006
6999226 Variable focal length lens comprising micromirrors with one degree of freedom translation Feb. 14, 2006
6984917 Optical element having two axes of rotation for use in tightly spaced mirror arrays Jan. 10, 2006
6972884 Mirror device, optical switch, electronic instrument and mirror device driving method Dec. 6, 2005

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