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Jean Charles J C Cotteverte, Bernard A Eid, Christophe F P Renvaze: Active photonic crystal waveguide device. Corning Incorporated, James V Suggs, April 1, 2003: US06542682 (86 worldwide citation)

Active photonic crystal devices for controlling an optical signal is disclosed. The devices include a planar photonic crystal with a defect waveguide. In one embodiment of the invention, the propagation of the optical signal is controlled by changing a dimension of the planar photonic crystal struct ...


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Paul J Shustack, Zhikai Wang: Curable high refractive index compositions. Corning Incorporated, James V Suggs, December 2, 2003: US06656990 (56 worldwide citation)

The invention provides an organic/inorganic hybrid material with a high refractive index at telecommunications wavelengths. Energy curable compositions of the present invention include condensed metal oxide nanoparticles, a high refractive index organometallic coupling agent, an energy curable organ ...


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Zhikai Wang: Curable halogenated compositions. Corning Incorporated, James V Suggs, July 15, 2003: US06593392 (44 worldwide citation)

The invention provides an organic/inorganic hybrid material with low optical loss at telecommunications wavelengths. Energy curable compositions of the present invention include condensed silica nanoparticles, a fluorinated silane coupling agent, an energy curable silane coupling agent, and a haloge ...


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James C Fajardo, Michael T Gallagher, Qi Wu: Splice joint and process for joining a microstructured optical fiber and a conventional optical fiber. Corning Incorporated, Eric M Smith, James V Suggs, November 25, 2003: US06652163 (28 worldwide citation)

An optical splice joint and splicing process are provided for joining an end portion of a microstructured optical fiber having a microstructure formed from an array of holes, and a conventional optical fiber. The optical splice joint is formed from a fused portion of opposing end portions of the mic ...


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Michael J Winningham: Optical fibers prepared with a primary coating composition including a monomer with a pendant hydroxyl functional group. Corning Incorporated, Timothy R Krogh, James V Suggs, May 13, 2003: US06563996 (27 worldwide citation)

The present invention relates to an optical fiber including a glass fiber and a primary coating encapsulating and in contact with the glass fiber, the primary coating being the cured product of a polyrnerizable composition which includes a monomer with a pendant hydroxyl functional group which can b ...


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Ikerionwu A Akwani, Robert A Bellman, Lynn B Simpson: High germanium content waveguide materials. Corning Incorporated, Walter M Douglas, James V Suggs, July 27, 2004: US06768856 (25 worldwide citation)

Germanium-silicon oxide, germanium-silicon oxynitride and silica-germania-titania materials and oxynitride materials suitable for fabricating optical waveguides for liquid crystal based cross-connect optical switching devices have a refractive index of from about 1.48 to about 1.52 at 1550 nm, and a ...


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Douglas C Allan, Jean Charles J C Cotteverte, Sergey A Kuchinsky, Christophe F P Renvaze: Active photonic crystal waveguide device and method. Corning Incorporated, James V Suggs, January 6, 2004: US06674949 (25 worldwide citation)

An active photonic crystal device for controlling an optical signal is disclosed. The device includes a planar photonic crystal with a defect waveguide bounded on the top and bottom by an upper cladding region and a lower cladding region. An optical signal propagating in the defect waveguide is conf ...


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Venkata A Bhagavatula, Nagaraja Shashidhar, John Himmelreich: Beam bending apparatus and method of manufacture. Corning Incorporated, Timothy M Schaeberle, James V Suggs, June 7, 2005: US06904197 (23 worldwide citation)

An apparatus for altering the mode field of an optical signal is disclosed. The apparatus includes a GRIN-fiber lens and a reflective surface disposed at one end of the GRIN-fiber lens, the reflective surface configured to cooperate with the GRIN-fiber lens to redirect the path of the optical signal ...


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Michael J Winningham: Fast curing primary optical fiber coating. Corning Incorporated, James V Suggs, Timothy R Krogh, March 11, 2003: US06531522 (23 worldwide citation)

The present invention relates to a coating for an optical fiber. The coating includes a monomer. The monomer includes an oxyglycidyl (meth)acrylate component. A coating with the monomeric component has exhibited an excellent polymerization rate. The present invention also relates to methods of makin ...


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Edward J Fewkes, Inna I Kouzmina, Huan Hung Sheng: Optical fiber coating compositions and coated optical fibers. Corning Incorporated, James V Suggs, Timothy R Krogh, June 24, 2003: US06584263 (23 worldwide citation)

One aspect of the present invention relates to an optical fiber coating compositions having, when cured, a Young's modulus of greater than about 950 MPa and a film to film coefficient of friction of less than about 0.44. Another aspect of the present invention relates to an coated optical fiber ...



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