Carl W Pobanz, Mehran Matloubian, Peter D Brewer: Millimeter wave imaging array. Ross A Schmitt ESQ, c o LADAS & PARRY, July 3, 2003: US20030122079-A1 (2 worldwide citation)

A focal plane array for millimeter wave imaging comprising a three dimensional stack of antenna elements and radiometer microwave monolithic integrated circuits (MMICs) embedded in polymer dielectric layers built on top of a silicon substrate. Each radiometer MMIC and antenna element comprise a radi ...

Daniel Yap, Yiu Man So: Low-noise, switchable RF-lightwave synthesizer. Hrl Laboratories, Ross A Schmitt ESQ, c o LADAS & PARRY, October 23, 2003: US20030197917-A1 (1 worldwide citation)

A frequency synthesizer for generating a multiple tone lightwave signal that can be converted into an RF carrier or local oscillator signal. The frequency synthesizer comprises a multiple mode master laser, two slave lasers injection-locked to the master laser, an optical coupler coupling the optica ...

Stanislav I Ionov: True-time all-optical delay generator for array beam steerers. HRL Laboratories, Ross A Schmitt Esq, c o LADAS & PARRY, April 1, 2004: US20040062469-A1 (1 worldwide citation)

A true-time delay generator for multiple aperture optical beam steering devices. The generator comprises a spectrum spreading element, a dispersive element, and a plurality of tunable optical filters. The spectrum broadening element broadens the spectrum of optical pulses provided to the element. Th ...

Stanislav I Ionov: Optical top hat pulse generator. Hrl Laboratories, Ross A Schmitt ESQ, c o LADAS & PARRY, November 27, 2003: US20030219195-A1 (1 worldwide citation)

An optical top hat pulse generator controlled by solitons. The top hat generator comprises a non-linear optical loop mirror (NOLM) that is fed by a continuous wave (CW) optical signal and is controlled by incoming optical pulses comprising first order solitons. The soliton regime for the incoming op ...

Tahir Hussain, Miroslav Micovic, Paul Hashimoto, Gary Peng, Ara K Kurdoghlian: Ohmic metal contact and channel protection in GaN devices using an encapsulation layer. Ross A Schmitt Esq, c o LADAS & PARRY, February 12, 2004: US20040029330-A1 (1 worldwide citation)

A method for fabricating a semiconductor device which protects the ohmic metal contacts and the channel of the device during subsequent high temperature processing steps is explained. An encapsulation layer is used to cover the channel and ohmic metal contacts. The present invention provides a subst ...

David M Pepper: Electro-optical programmable true-time delay generator. HRL Laboratories, Ross A Schmitt Esq, c o LADAS & PARRY, December 12, 2002: US20020186919-A1 (1 worldwide citation)

A programmable electro-optically controlled optical delay device providing multiple optical outputs. The optical delay device provides multiple output ports where the optical propagation delay increases at each port. An incident optical beam is propagated within electro-optically active material wit ...

Daniel Yap, Robert H Walden: Photonic parallel analog-to-digital converter. HRL Laboratories, Ross A Schmitt Esq, c o LADAS & PARRY, November 7, 2002: US20020163454-A1 (1 worldwide citation)

A photonically sampled analog-to-digital converter using parallel channels of sampling and quantizing. The parallel combination achieves cancellation of the spurs that result from the nonlinear transfer function of the samplers. The samplers feed a dual-detector optoelectronic receiver that has diff ...

Tamer Abdel Mottalib ElBatt, Hossein Izadpanah: Method and apparatus for load switching in hybrid RF/free space optical wireless links. Hrl Laboratories, Ross A Schmitt ESQ, c o LADAS & PARRY, April 1, 2004: US20040062551-A1

The present invention provides an algorithm for partitioning a portion of a load between a FSOW link and a RF link in order to maintain a FSOW link. By having the ability to adjust the load between a FSOW and RF wireless link during inclement weather, the ability to maintain the FSOW link is signifi ...

Jeffrey Rogers, Monica Minden, Hans W Bruesselbach, Cris Jones: Method and apparatus for coherently combining multiple laser oscillators. Ross A Schmitt ESQ, c o LADAS & PARRY, August 26, 2004: US20040165620-A1

A laser apparatus having multiple laser devices coupled together. The laser devices comprise optical fibers with laser active regions. Each of the fibers has a reflector disposed at one end and is connected to a combiner on the other end. A laser pump device for each fiber provides pump energy to th ...

Mehran Mokhtari, Hossein Izadpanah: System, method and apparatus for burst communications. Ross A Schmitt ESQ, c o LADAS & PARRY, August 26, 2004: US20040166817-A1

A communication system for digital communications comprising a transmitter which transmits digital data bits by direct on-off keying of a carrier to producing a burst and a receiver which receives the burst and recovers the digital data transmitted by the burst.