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A positive-working, infrared imageable coating and a lithographic printing plate or other element with the coating are described. The coating is a phenolic resin containing an o-diazonaphthoquinone derivative which couples or reacts with the resin to partially insolubilize the coating and an infrared absorbing dye or p...
The present invention relates to a manufacturing method of a far infrared ray emitting material having a wavelength of predetermined frequency band and a far infrared ray emitting product using the same, the manufacturing method including steps of: having a mixing vessel containing a predetermined quantity of materials...
Disclosed herein is a system and method for measuring radiation temperature through filtration of optical error sources, which can measure surface temperatures of a heating substance within a heating furnace. The system comprises a front lens to collect infrared rays from a measuring target and from surroundings, a pin...
The present invention provides an electromagnetic wave-shielding film which includes a transparent substrate, an electromagnetic wave-shielding layer which includes a conductive pattern formed in at least a portion of the transparent substrate, and an adhesive transparency layer which is formed on the electromagnetic w...
An imaging system may include an image sensor having front side illuminated near infrared image sensor pixels. Each pixel may be formed in a graded epitaxial substrate layer such as a graded p-type epitaxial layer or a graded n-type epitaxial layer on a graded p-type epitaxial layer. Each pixel may be separated from an...
Embodiments of the invention are directed to a transparent up-conversion device having two transparent electrodes. In embodiments of the invention, the up-conversion device comprises a stack of layers proceeding from a transparent substrate including an anode, a hole blocking layer, an IR sensitizing layer, a hole tran...
A system capable of low power personnel detection is based on a focused linear array of passive infrared detectors sampled and processed over time. For example, an exemplary system can have a sensor that captures infrared line images for personnel detection by scanning through a sensing plane of a linear array's fi...
The present invention aims to reduce a size and improve quality of an infrared sensor. An infrared sensor ( 203 ) according to the present invention includes a substrate ( 202 ) and an infrared detection element ( 201 ). A principal surface of the substrate ( 202 ) includes a convex shape. The infrared detection elemen...
A gradient-index lens for directing incident electromagnetic radiation comprises at least one substrate having a plurality of micro-features (e.g., trenches or holes) that may be arranged in a pattern of varied size and/or spacing. Each of the micro-features has at least one dimension that is less than a wavelength of ...
A system and a method for determining one or more distillation temperatures for one or more given distillation weight percentages of a crude oil sample are provided, which can be used to produce a simulated distillation curve. Simulated distillation temperatures of crude oil samples are assigned as a function of densit...
A curable liquid formulation comprising: (i) one or more near-infrared absorbing polymethine dyes; (ii) one or more crosslinkable polymers; and (iii) one or more casting solvents. The invention is also directed to solid near-infrared absorbing films composed of crosslinked forms of the curable liquid formulation. The i...
This invention involves measurement of optical properties of materials with sub-micron spatial resolution through infrared scattering scanning near field optical microscopy (s-SNOM). Specifically, the current invention provides substantial improvements over the prior art by achieving high signal to noise, high measurem...
An image sensor includes a plurality of photodiodes disposed proximate to a frontside of a first semiconductor layer to accumulate image charge in response to light directed into the frontside of the first semiconductor layer. A plurality of pinning wells is disposed in the first semiconductor layer. The pinning wells ...
A method for manufacturing an infrared remote-control receiving-amplifier which includes a substrate (1), pins (4), a shell (5) and encapsulated bodies (6,7) includes the following steps: fixing an IC chip and a photoelectricity chip on the substrate; producing the inner encapsulated body (6) by solidifying the colloid...
The present invention relates to a process for producing an opaque, transparent or translucent transaction card having multiple features, such as a holographic foil, integrated circuit chip, silver magnetic stripe with text on the magnetic stripe, opacity gradient, an invisible optically recognizable compound, a transl...
Un détecteur infrarouge photoconducteur à impédance adaptée, à hétérojonctions isotypiques, comporte des contacts de blocage (66, 68), placés sur sa partie inférieure, qui préviennent le transfert de porteurs minoritaires depuis la région active (42a) du détecteur et allongent ainsi la durée de vie de ces ...
An MR/FIR light detector is disclosed herein that has extraordinarily high degree of sensitivity and a high speed of response. The detector includes an MR/FIR light introducing section ( 1 ) for guiding an incident MR/FIR light ( 2 ), a semiconductor substrate ( 14 ) formed with a single-electron transistor ( 14 ) for ...
The mirror elements mirror device spatial light modulator are selectively deflected. Such deflection causes incident infrared radiation to be reflected in selected directions. The number of deflected mirror elements as well as the degree of deflection determines the amount of reflected radiation which travels through a...
The disclosure relates to a stepped insulator process for HgCdTe infared focal plane devices, the insulator being a combination of two insulator materials, ZnS and SiO, which differ in dielectric constant and chemical reactivity. The structure is patterned on HgCdTe which has an accumulated surface region. The resultin...
A multicolor infrared detection device comprising a number of doped quantumell structural units. Each unit consists of a thick well and a thin well separated by a thin barrier. This arrangement produces strong coupling. Infrared radiation incident on the device gives rise to intersubband absorption. For each transition...
The present invention describes methods of identifying, detecting, imaging, isolating and locating cancer cells in a subject. The method involves the use of near-infrared (NIR) organic carbocyanine dyes, particularly, near infrared heptamethine cyanine dyes and the detection of the fluorescence of these NIR dyes. The u...
Optical methods and devices for the thermal detection and imaging of infrared, sub-millimeter, millimeter and high energy radiation, wherein the thermal mass of the detector is minimized by the use of microscopic photoluminescent temperature probes having a weight mass which can be of the order of 10 −11 grams or sm...
An array of Geiger-mode avalanche photodiodes is formed in a die and includes: an internal dielectric structure, arranged on the die; and an external dielectric region arranged on the internal dielectric structure. The external dielectric region is formed by an external material that absorbs radiation having a waveleng...
In one implementation, an apparatus estimates body core temperature from an infrared measurement of an external source point using a cubic relationship between the body core temperature and the measurement of an external source point is described, estimates temperature from a digital infrared sensor and determines vita...
An audio indicator apparatus for locating boundaries of optically divided detection zones covered by a passive infrared detection system having a collector for collecting infrared rays from the zones of an area to be monitored, and a detector for passively detecting infrared rays collected by the collector and for gene...
An array of photodiodes is comprised of a Group II-VI material, such as HgCdTe, which is processed to form a plurality of diode junctions. The array is fabricated by a method which comprises a first step of providing a radiation absorbing base 12 of p-type Hg.sub.(1-x) Cd x Te material. Each of the photodiodes is fabr...
Certain example embodiments of this invention relate to vacuum insulating glass (VIG) units including infrared meltable glass frits, and/or methods of making the same. More particularly, certain example embodiments relate to increasing the amount of ferrous oxide in glass frits (e.g., lead-free glass frits) used to for...
An electronic device includes a housing, a circuit board, an infrared receiving device and a protection cover. The protection cover is engaged in the window of the housing to cover the infrared receiving device. The protection cover includes a blocking plate, a side wall extending outwardly from the blocking plate, and...
A method for performing an infrared treatment includes the steps of receiving an extruded product and feeding the extruded product to an oven including at least one lamp unit. The lamp unit includes a lamp, a reflective surface enclosing a first side of the lamp and positioned to direct radiation from the lamp, and a g...
An optical illuminator assembly ( 10 ) for locating an object ( 20 ) in inclement conditions ( 22 ) includes a MIR laser source ( 12 ) having a semiconductor laser that directly emits (without frequency conversion) an output beam ( 16 ) that is in the MIR range, the output beam ( 16 ) being useful for locating the obje...