Richard J Saunders, Wayne Sherman Mefferd: Apparatus for tracking moving workpiece by a laser beam. Coherent Radiation, Limbach Limbach & Sutton, December 13, 1977: US04063064 (384 worldwide citation)

Apparatus is disclosed in a system for drilling holes with a laser beam in a plurality of discrete moving workpieces carried by a support which moves each workpiece sequentially along a predetermined path at a predetermined velocity, the apparatus including means for sequentially tracking along a po ...

Murray K Reed, R Russel Austin: Tunable optically-pumped semiconductor laser including a polarizing resonator mirror. Coherent, Stallman & Pollock, December 9, 2003: US06661830 (126 worldwide citation)

An optically-pumped semiconductor (OPS) laser includes a multilayer structure including a mirror-structure surmounted by a multilayer semiconductor gain-structure. A membrane mirror is spaced apart from the mirror structure to form a laser resonator between the mirror structure and the membrane mirr ...

Mark W Phillips, Paul J M Suni, J Alex L Thomson: Fiber-based ladar transceiver for range/doppler imaging with frequency comb generator. Coherent Technologies, James R Chrisman Bynum & Johnson P C Young, November 10, 1998: US05835199 (125 worldwide citation)

The present invention provides a laser radar (ladar) imaging system in which both the range of an object being imaged and the velocity of the object can be measured simultaneously and accurately with superior range resolution and with minimal ambiguity. Use is made of a ladar system based on matched ...

J Michael Yarborough, R Rox Anderson, George Marcellino, Gerald M Mitchell: Method and apparatus for treating vascular lesions. Coherent, Limbach & Limbach L, September 24, 1996: US05558667 (121 worldwide citation)

An apparatus and method is disclosed for treating vascular lesions. In the preferred embodiment, an intracavity, frequency doubled Nd:YAG laser is used to generate output pulses having a duration of 0.5 to 10.0 milliseconds. This laser output is used to irradiate the lesions. The laser energy is abs ...

Arthur B Williams: Self-synchronizing multiplexer. Coherent Communication Systems, Steele Gould & Fried, January 2, 1990: US04891808 (113 worldwide citation)

A time division multiplexer is operable to sample data on parallel input channels at a sampling rate at least twice the data rate, to serially transmit the data for each channel in a respective time division, and to recover the data at a receive end. The multiplexer is provided with a bit storage re ...

David Trost: Hand-held laser scanner. Coherent, Limbach & Limbach L, September 28, 1999: US05957915 (108 worldwide citation)

A surgical laser scanner having optics that scans a pulsed laser beam onto a target tissue is disclosed. The laser scanner has a lens and a scanning mirror or mirrors located upstream of the lens at a distance substantially equal to the focal length of the lens. The laser beam hits the scanning mirr ...

Theodore A Boutacoff, David M Buzawa, Thomas S Nelsen: Mid-infrared laser endoscope. Coherent, Limbach & Limbach, September 15, 1992: US05147354 (93 worldwide citation)

A Ho:YAG laser is coupled to a needle tip through a flexible, fiber optical cable for performing endoscopic and arthroscopic surgery.

Mario A Trelles: Method of treating veins. Coherent, Michael A Stallman, Limbach & Limbach, June 4, 1996: US05522813 (92 worldwide citation)

A method of treating vascular lesions is disclosed which includes using a focused beam from a high energy, carbon dioxide laser to irradiate a spot on the surface of the skin over the vessel to be treated. The carbon dioxide output wavelength is highly absorbed by the tissue. By using short, high en ...

Theodore A Boutacoff, David M Buzawa, Thomas S Nelson: Mid-infrared laser arthroscopic procedure. Coherent Medical Group, Limbach Limbach & Sutton, August 6, 1991: US05037421 (85 worldwide citation)

A Ho:YAG laser is coupled to a needle tip through a flexible, fiber optic cable for performing endoscopic and arthroscopic surgery.

Paul H Lovato, David Alan Gollnick, Russell Alex Zinner, David P Thompson, Kevin Connors, Mike Hmelar: Method and apparatus for transurethral resection of the prostate. Coherent, Limbach & Limbach L, December 5, 2000: US06156049 (83 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for transurethral resection of the prostate, which includes inserting a transurethral incisional device through the patient's urethra, incising off at least one piece of targeted prostatic tissue using the incisional device, inserting a morcellation probe through the patient's ...