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Joseph A Bucaro, Edward F Carome, Henry D Dardy: Fiber optic acoustic sensor. The United States of America represented by the Secretary of the Navy, R S Sciascia, Philip Schneider, Melvin L Crane, July 24, 1979: US04162397 (78 worldwide citation)

An optical fiber acoustical sensor for detecting sound waves in a fluid mum. An optical fiber coil through which a light beam is transmitted is placed in a fluid medium. A sound wave propagating through the fluid medium and incident on the optical fiber coil changes the index of refraction of the op ...


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Joseph A Bucaro: High-sensitivity, low-noise, remote optical fiber. The United States of America represented by the Secretary of the Navy, R S Sciascia, William T Ellis, Melvin L Crane, November 3, 1981: US04297887 (52 worldwide citation)

An optical system which detects acoustical signals in a fluid medium such as seawater. The acoustical sensor assembly includes an acoustical sensor which is formed by two optical fibers which have different sensitivities to acoustical signals and are connected with the optical radiation conductor or ...


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Thomas J Coleman, William K Schlotter IV, Princess Ann Coleman, Ann M Schlotter: Candy holding device. Melvin L Crane, February 20, 2001: US06190225 (42 worldwide citation)

A novelty candy holding device for holding a lollipop and making croaking sounds by stretching and bending the main housing into various positions. The device comprises a main housing made of a hollow corrugated plastic or a solid material that is flexible, stretchable and bendable. The upper end of ...


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David J Nagel, Martin C Peckerar: Pulsed X-ray lithography. The United States of America represented by the Secretary of the Navy, R S Sciascia, Philip Schneider, Melvin L Crane, January 15, 1980: US04184078 (37 worldwide citation)

A method and means for x-ray lithography which utilizes means for producing n a vacuum system a high-temperature plasma from which soft x-rays are emitted. The x-rays pass through a mask exposing an x-ray resist on a substrate to produce the desired pattern on the substrate. The x-ray spectrum has a ...


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Thomas G Giallorenzi, Joel M Schnur: Liquid crystal waveguide. The United States of America represented by the Secretary of the Navy, R S Sciascia, Arthur L Branning, Melvin L Crane, June 15, 1976: US03963310 (37 worldwide citation)

An optical waveguide, which combines a thin film of aligned liquid-crystal sandwiched between two dielectric plates, is capable of performing many active optical processing functions such as modulation switching and beam deflection.


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A Mark Young, Theodore A Henriquez, Allan C Tims: Fiber optic hydrophone for use as an underwater electroacoustic standard. The United States of America represented by the Secretary of the Navy, R S Sciascia, Philip Schneider, Melvin L Crane, March 11, 1980: US04193130 (32 worldwide citation)

A fiber optic hydrophone for use as an underwater electroacoustic standard. The hydrophone includes a fiber optic acoustic wave detector in one end of the hydrophone which is subjected to incident acoustical waves. A similar fiber optic is in an acoustically isolated compartment where the optic fibe ...


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Frederick R Fluhr, Stephen T Hanley, R Bernard Brown: Aspheric cassegrain laser power amplifier system. The United States of America represented by the Secretary of the Navy, R S Sciascia, Arthur L Branning, Melvin L Crane, March 2, 1976: US03942127 (32 worldwide citation)

An optical power amplifier system for extracting high power radiation from a basic active laser media. The system includes a plurality of basically confocal mirrors so positioned that radiation output from a laser is amplified, that no power is absorbed in the supporting structure and it has no feed ...


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Wilfred J Ferguson: Armor plate. The United States of America represented by the Secretary of the Navy, R S Sciascia, Philip Schneider, Melvin L Crane, December 26, 1978: US04131053 (32 worldwide citation)

This invention is directed to an armor plate made of three layers of diffnt materials each of which are separated by an adhesive. The assembly is an improved assembly which resists penetration from attack by fragments, and projectiles fired from rifles. The first layer is of a hard face material, th ...


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Roy W Rice, Robert C Pohanka: Flexible, shapeable, composite acoustic transducer. The United States of America represented by the Secretary of the Navy, R S Sciascia, Philip Schneider, Melvin L Crane, November 11, 1980: US04233477 (31 worldwide citation)

A flexible, composite, acoustical energy transducer made from ferroelectric, piezoelectric, and/or electrostrictive materials in combination with a polymer, such as silicone or polyvinylidene fluoride (PVF.sub.2), preferably having electroelastic properties. The materials are formed into platelets o ...


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Joseph A Bucaro, Edward F Carome: Fiber-optic acoustic sensor. The United States of America represented by the Secretary of the Navy, R S Sciascia, Philip Schneider, Melvin L Crane, December 9, 1980: US04238856 (31 worldwide citation)

An optical fiber acoustical sensor for detecting sound waves in a fluid mum. An optical fiber coil through which a light beam is transmitted is placed in a fluid medium. A sound wave propagating through the fluid medium and incident on the optical fiber coil changes the index of refraction and the l ...