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Tomasz P Jannson, Kevin W Shirk, Behzad M R Moslehi, Richard C Kim: Multiwavelength data communication fiber link. Physical Optics Corporation, Niles & Niles, January 11, 1994: US05278687 (226 worldwide citation)

An optical multi-channel data communication link transmits data from a transmitter to a remote receiver. The link includes a multimode laser diode source connected to the transmitter, a device for modulating the source with each channel of data to generate a modulated light wave, and a wavelength di ...


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Tomasz P Jannson, Tin M Aye, Jay W Hirsh, Christopher C Rich: High finesse holographic fabry-perot etalon and method of fabricating. Physical Optics Corporation, Nilles & Nilles, March 8, 1994: US05293272 (191 worldwide citation)

A high finesse holographic Fabry-Perot etalon and method of making a high finesse holographic Fabry-Perot etalon is disclosed. Particularly, a holographic Fabry-Perot etalon which achieves high finesse despite non-flat interfaces between the etalon media is presented. In a preferred method of fabric ...


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Mark W Foster: Surface plasmon resonance sensor and methods for the utilization thereof. Physical Optics Corporation, Nilles & Nilles, January 16, 1996: US05485277 (149 worldwide citation)

A surface plasmon resonance sensor including: a substrate-mode metal film coated waveguide cartridge including: a planar waveguide including a plurality of reflector surfaces within the planar waveguide; and a metal film deposited directly on the planar waveguide, the metal film and the planar waveg ...


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Lev S Sadovnik, Alexander Rizkin: 3-D volume visualization display. Physical Optics Corporation, Nilles & Nilles S C, June 9, 1998: US05764317 (136 worldwide citation)

A volumetric multi-layer screen including a plurality of electrically switchable layers that are stacked and coextensive, each of the plurality of electrically switchable layers including: a first transparent dielectric substrate having a first side and a second side; a first transparent electrode c ...


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Joanna L Jannson, Tomasz P Jannson, Jeremy M Lerner: Liquid crystal display system with internally reflecting waveguide for backlighting and non-Lambertian diffusing. Physical Optics Corporation, Nilles & Nilles S C, November 17, 1998: US05838403 (116 worldwide citation)

Systems and methods for providing an LCD with a collimated backlight and a non-Lambertian diffuser are described. An LCD system includes: an illumination source for producing light; a collimating waveguide optically connected to the illumination source, the collimating waveguide including a top surf ...


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Lev S Sadovnik, Taiwei Lu: Method and apparatus for image recognition using invariant feature signals. Physical Optics Corporation, Nilles & Nilles, March 5, 1996: US05497430 (112 worldwide citation)

A method of operating an image recognition system including providing a neural network including a plurality of input neurons, a plurality of output neurons and an interconnection weight matrix; providing a display including an indicator; initializing the indicator to an initialized state; obtaining ...


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Tomasz P Jannson, Joanna L Jannson, Behzad Moslehi: High modulation rate optical plasmon waveguide modulator. Physical Optics Corporation, Nilles & Nilles, November 26, 1991: US05067788 (104 worldwide citation)

A high-speed light modulator employing surface plasmon wave coupling comprises a metal-dielectric interface positioned adjacent to and externally of a waveguide carrying totally internally reflected light waves. A high frequency voltage applied to the interface causes the dielectric, in the preferre ...


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Joel Petersen, Jeremy Lerner: Homogenizer formed using coherent light and a holographic diffuser. Physical Optics Corporation, Nilles & Nilles, July 9, 1996: US05534386 (76 worldwide citation)

A homogenizer for incident light including: a sheet of embossable material including a one micro-sculpted surface relief structure that (i) controls the direction in which light propagates and (ii) homogenizes light with directionality has been formed by replicating in the sheet of embossable materi ...


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Tomasz P Jannson, David G Pelka, Tin M Aye: Grin type diffuser based on volume holographic material. Physical Optics Corporation, Nilles & Nilles, November 15, 1994: US05365354 (76 worldwide citation)

A diffuser based on a phase volume holographic medium is recorded non-holographically with speckle which define non-discontinuous and smoothly varying change in the refractive index of the medium. The diffuser scatters light traveling from an entrance surface to an exit surfaces and reflection from ...


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Joel Petersen, Jeremy Lerner: Viewing screen formed using coherent light. Physical Optics Corporation, Nilles & Nilles S C, March 11, 1997: US05609939 (71 worldwide citation)

A viewing screen for incident light including a sheet of embossable material in which a first micro-sculpted surface relief structure that controls the direction in which light propagates has been formed by replicating in the sheet of embossable material a second micro-sculpted surface structure tha ...