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Masato Shibuya, Makoto Uehara: Illumination optical arrangement. Nippon Kogaku, Shapiro and Shapiro, October 28, 1986: US04619508 (153 worldwide citation)

An illumination optical arrangement comprises light source means emitting a coherent light beam, and means for forming a substantially incoherent light source from the coherent light beam. The incoherent light source forming means includes means for periodically deflecting the coherent light beam an ...


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Makoto Uehara, Shigeki Yabu, Yoshihiro Onitsuka: Light source for display device. Canon Kabushiki Kaisha, Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto, March 10, 1998: US05726722 (115 worldwide citation)

A rear right source device having a lamp chamber in which straight-tube light source lamps are arranged in the vertical direction. The light source device includes a ventilating hole formed on the upper lateral face of the lamp chamber for releasing the air of the lamp chamber heated by the light so ...


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Makoto Uehara, Hidetarou Tsuchiya, Hisao Tajima, Hiroyuki Yokomizo, Hiroshi Takabayashi, Shigeki Yabu, Toshiaki Itazawa, Mitsuo Iwayama, Yoshihiro Onitsuka, Yasushi Shioya: Liquid crystal display apparatus in which a non-transmissive elastic member surrounding a display area is disposed between a viewer side light transmissive plate and the LCD. Canon Kabushiki Kaisha, Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto, August 19, 1997: US05659376 (102 worldwide citation)

A liquid crystal display apparatus is constituted by: a housing; a liquid crystal panel comprising a liquid crystal disposed between a pair of substrates each provided with electrodes, the liquid crystal panel being affixed to the housing; and a backlight for illuminating the liquid crystal panel, d ...


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Makoto Uehara, Takeshi Sudo, Fujio Kanatani: Horizontal position detecting device. Nippon Kogaku, Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto, December 17, 1985: US04558949 (90 worldwide citation)

Disclosed is a horizontal position detecting device for maintaining the surface of a body to be inspected vertically to the optical axis of a main objective lens. The device includes an illumination optical system and a condenser lens system. The illumination optical system supplies parallel light r ...


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Koichi Matsumoto, Makoto Uehara, Tetsuo Kikuchi: Illumination optical system. Nippon Kogaku, Shapiro and Shapiro, September 6, 1988: US04769750 (69 worldwide citation)

An illumination optical system comprises a multi-beam generator which includes a plurality of each of two kinds of lens elements different in optical characteristics and which is interposed between a source for generating a collimated light beam and a light condenser. The multi-beam generator genera ...


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Tetsuya Shimada, Katsumi Kurematsu, Hiroshi Takabayashi, Shigeki Yabu, Makoto Uehara, Toshiaki Itazawa, Yasushi Maeda, Masanori Takahashi, Yoshihiro Onitsuka, Kumiharu Takai, Osamu Yuki: Display apparatus. Canon Kabushiki Kaisha, Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto, February 1, 2000: US06020867 (69 worldwide citation)

A display apparatus includes a display unit for displaying images, a backlight unit disposed behind the display unit for illuminating the display unit, an inverter unit for electrically controlling the backlight unit, a controller unit for controlling the inverter unit and the display unit, and a po ...


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Hirofumi Iwamoto, Hisao Tajima, Makoto Uehara, Yoshihiro Onitsuka, Takao Miyamoto, Hiroshi Takabayashi, Satoshi Yoshihara: Impact resistant ferroelectric liquid crystal apparatus. Canon Kabushiki Kaisha, Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto, September 22, 1992: US05150231 (68 worldwide citation)

A liquid crystal display apparatus is provided with a liquid crystal panel comprising a pair of substrates each provided with an electrode and a liquid crystal disposed between the pair of substrates. A supporting member having a frame supports the liquid crystal panel, and an elastic member for sec ...


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Akikazu Tanimoto, Toshio Matsuura, Seiro Murakami, Makoto Uehara, Kyoichi Suwa: Alignment apparatus. Nippon Kogaku, Shapiro and Shapiro, June 30, 1987: US04677301 (68 worldwide citation)

A position alignment apparatus aligns a photosensitive substrate and a mask (projection image) at high speed and with high precision. The apparatus has a projection optical system for projecting a pattern image on a mask or reticle onto a photosensitive substrate, a detector for detecting a two-dime ...


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Makoto Uehara, Sumio Hashimoto: Mirror converging-type illumination optical system. Nippon Kogaku, Shapiro and Shapiro, January 20, 1987: US04637691 (56 worldwide citation)

A mirror converging-type illumination optical system for converging light rays from a light source into substantially parallel light rays using a concave reflecting mirror having a secondary curved surface comprises a conical refraction member having a convex conical refraction surface at an input o ...


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Masahiko Yomoto, Makoto Uehara, Hajime Ichikawa, Shigeru Kato: Method for measuring temperature of semiconductor substrate and apparatus therefor. Nikon Corporation, Shapiro and Shapiro, December 26, 1989: US04890245 (44 worldwide citation)

An apparatus and a method for detecting the temperature of a substrate, and for controlling the radiation-annealing of the substrate, for example, measures the intensity of infrared light from the substrate when the substrate is irradiated by measuring infrared light and also when the substrate is n ...