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Number: 359/486
Name: Optical: systems and elements > Polarization without modulation > Light polarization without any external input > By grid or dipoles
Description: Subject matter wherein electrical conductors in the form of a grid (i.e., each grid opening forms a half wavelength of the applied light) or half wavelength dipoles embedded in the medium produce polarization of the applied light.

Patents under this class:
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Patent Number Title Of Patent Date Issued
7876402 Liquid crystal display device Jan. 25, 2011
7872803 Grid polarizing film, method for producing the film, optical laminate, method for producing the laminate, and liquid crystal display Jan. 18, 2011
7868527 Polarizer, method of manufacturing the same, and flat panel display device including the polarizer Jan. 11, 2011
7858921 Guided-mode-resonance transmission color filters for color generation in CMOS image sensors Dec. 28, 2010
7859753 Optical birefringence filters with interleaved absorptive and zero degree reflective polarizers Dec. 28, 2010
7817225 Polarizer with first and second patterns of wires where the first pattern of wires is positioned repeatedly and randomly among the second pattern of wires Oct. 19, 2010
7813039 Multilayer wire-grid polarizer with off-set wire-grid and dielectric grid Oct. 12, 2010
7800823 Polarization device to polarize and further control light Sep. 21, 2010
7789515 Projection device with a folded optical path and wire-grid polarizer Sep. 7, 2010
7755718 Optical element, liquid crystal device, and display Jul. 13, 2010
7755717 Polarizing element, polarizing element manufacturing method, liquid crystal device, and projection display Jul. 13, 2010
7745778 Elliptical polarizers, tags and identification systems using frequency selective surfaces Jun. 29, 2010
7722194 Optical element having a reflected light diffusing function and a polarization separation function and a projection display device May. 25, 2010
7724443 Substrate-guided optical device utilizing thin transparent layer May. 25, 2010
7692860 Wire grid polarizer and method of manufacturing the same Apr. 6, 2010
7648656 Process of making a visible polarizing glass Jan. 19, 2010
7633678 Optical element, polarizing element, lighting device, and liquid crystal display Dec. 15, 2009
7630133 Inorganic, dielectric, grid polarizer and non-zero order diffraction grating Dec. 8, 2009
7630132 Polarization control device Dec. 8, 2009
7629569 Elliptical polarizers, tags and identification systems using frequency selective surfaces Dec. 8, 2009
7630134 Optical element, polarizing element, lighting device, and liquid crystal display Dec. 8, 2009
7619816 Structures for polarization and beam control Nov. 17, 2009
7614757 Backlight unit using wire-grid polarizer and liquid crystal display apparatus employing the backlight unit Nov. 10, 2009
7589895 Polarizing element and optical system including polarizing element Sep. 15, 2009
7583439 Wide-angle and broadband polarization converter Sep. 1, 2009
7570424 Multilayer wire-grid polarizer Aug. 4, 2009
7570427 Geometrical phase optical elements with space-variant subwavelength gratings Aug. 4, 2009
7561332 Applications and fabrication techniques for large scale wire grid polarizers Jul. 14, 2009
7551280 Method for manufacturing optical element, method for manufacturing projector, optical element and projector Jun. 23, 2009
7545564 Universal broadband polarizer, devices incorporating same, and method of making same Jun. 9, 2009
7545571 Wearable display system Jun. 9, 2009
7524073 Layered periodic structures with peripheral supports Apr. 28, 2009
7511884 Stationary and dynamic radial transverse electric polarizer for high numerical aperture systems Mar. 31, 2009
7484340 Displaying optical system and image projection apparatus Feb. 3, 2009
7468148 Visible polarizing glass and process Dec. 23, 2008
7468839 Backlight unit and method of manufacturing a polarization film employed in the same Dec. 23, 2008
7466484 Wire grid polarizers and optical elements containing them Dec. 16, 2008
7463418 Polarization element unit and polarization light emitting apparatus Dec. 9, 2008
7457037 Transparent polarizing optical products and fabrication thereof Nov. 25, 2008
7414784 Low fill factor wire grid polarizer and method of use Aug. 19, 2008
7408712 Polarization-selectively blazed, diffractive optical element Aug. 5, 2008
7379241 High efficiency phase grating having a planar reflector May. 27, 2008
7375887 Method and apparatus for correcting a visible light beam using a wire-grid polarizer May. 20, 2008
7371329 Method for filtering particles from a fluid May. 13, 2008
7339734 Polarization control element, manufacturing method of polarization control element, design method of polarization control element, and electronic equipment Mar. 4, 2008
7319558 Wide-band wave plate and a controlling method thereof Jan. 15, 2008
7304719 Patterned grid element polarizer Dec. 4, 2007
7301700 Polarization beam splitter and optical system using the same, and image displaying apparatus, using the same Nov. 27, 2007
7298935 Waveguide polarization beam splitters and method of fabricating a waveguide wire-grid polarization beam splitter Nov. 20, 2007
7268946 Universal broadband polarizer, devices incorporating same, and method of making same Sep. 11, 2007

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