1
Guillermo J Tearney, Milen Shishkov, Brett Eugene Bouma, Benjamin J Vakoc: Methods and systems for monitoring and obtaining information of at least one portion of a sample using conformal laser therapy procedures, and providing electromagnetic radiation thereto. The General Hospital Corporation, Dorsey & Whitney, May 26, 2009: US07538859 (72 worldwide citation)

In one exemplary embodiment of the present invention, method and system can be provided for obtaining information associated with at least one portion of a sample. For example, a temperature change can be caused in the portion of the sample. At least one first electro-magnetic radiation can be forwa ...


2
Guillermo J Tearney, Milen Shishkov, Brett Eugene Bouma, Benjamin J Vakoc: Apparatus for controlling at least one of at least two sections of at least one fiber. The General Hospital Corporation, Dorsey & Whitney, August 26, 2008: US07418169 (55 worldwide citation)

An apparatus for controlling at least one of at least two sections of at least one fiber can be provided. The apparatus can include an arrangement which may be provided between the first and second sections of a particular continuous fiber of the fibers. A particular one of the first and second sect ...


3
Guillermo J Tearney, Dvir Yelin, Benjamin J Vakoc, Wang Yuhl Oh, Brett Eugene Bouma: Arrangements and methods for providing multimodality microscopic imaging of one or more biological structures. The General Hospital Corporation, Dorsey & Whitney, January 18, 2011: US07872759 (40 worldwide citation)

Method and apparatus according to an exemplary embodiment of the present invention can be provided. For example, first data associated with a first signal received from at least one region of at least one sample can be provided based on a first modality, and second data associated with a second sign ...


4
Guillermo J Tearney, Dvir Yelin, Benjamin J Vakoc, Wang Yuhl Oh, Brett E Bouma: Arrangements and methods for providing multimodality microscopic imaging of one or more biological structures. The General Hospital Corporation, Dorsey & Whitney, October 16, 2012: US08289522 (28 worldwide citation)

Method and apparatus according to an exemplary embodiment of the present invention can be provided. For example, first data associated with a first signal received from at least one region of at least one sample can be provided based on a first modality, and second data associated with a second sign ...


5
Guillermo J Tearney, Dvir Yelin, Benjamin J Vakoc, Brett Eugene Bouma, Jason T Motz: Arrangements and methods for facilitating photoluminescence imaging. The General Hospital Corporation, Dorsey & Whitney, February 15, 2011: US07889348 (19 worldwide citation)

Exemplary systems and methods for obtaining a photoluminescence radiation from at least one portion of a sample can be provided. For example, using the exemplary embodiment, it is possible to receive a first radiation and disperse the first radiation into at least one second radiation and at least o ...


6
Craig W Hodgson, Benjamin J Vakoc: Large scale WDM/TDM sensor array employing erbium-doped fiber amplifiers. Litton Systems, Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear, August 28, 2001: US06282334 (17 worldwide citation)

An acoustic array includes amplifiers and sensor subarrays, both of which are placed along rungs that connect a return distribution bus with both a signal distribution bus and a pump distribution bus. By placing the amplifiers along the rungs, separate buses can be used for distributing the optical ...


7
Benjamin J Vakoc, Michel J F Digonnet, Gordon S Kino, H John Shaw: Fiber optic acoustic sensor array based on Sagnac interferometer. The Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University, Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear, August 1, 2000: US06097486 (15 worldwide citation)

A fiber optic acoustic sensor array is based upon a Sagnac interferometer rather than being based upon Mach-Zehnder interferometers as in known acoustic sensor arrays. The fiber optic acoustic sensor array is used to detect acoustic waves in water. By basing the sensor array on the Sagnac interferom ...


8
Adrien E Desjardins, Benjamin J Vakoc, Guillermo J Tearney, Brett Eugene Bouma: Methods and systems for performing angle-resolved fourier-domain optical coherence tomography. The General Hospital Corporation, Dorsey & Whitney, July 19, 2011: US07982879 (9 worldwide citation)

Arrangements, apparatus and methods are provided according to exemplary embodiments of the present invention. In particular, at least one first electro-magnetic radiation may be received and at least one second electro-magnetic radiation within a solid angle may be forwarded to a sample. The second ...


9
Benjamin J Vakoc: Apparatus and method for processing optical signals from two delay coils to increase the dynamic range of a sagnac-based fiber optic sensor array. The Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University, Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear, December 23, 2003: US06667935 (9 worldwide citation)

A folded Sagnac fiber optic sensor array uses a common delay path to reduce distributed pickup in downlead fibers. The sensor array is used to detect perturbations (e.g., acoustic waves in water). By basing the folded Sagnac sensor array on operating principles similar to the Sagnac interferometer t ...


10
Benjamin J Vakoc: Folded sagnac sensor array. The Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior Univerisity, Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear, March 7, 2000: US06034924 (7 worldwide citation)

A folded Sagnac fiber optic acoustic sensor array operates in a manner similar to a Sagnac interferometer but uses a common delay path to reduce distributed pickup in downlead fibers. The fiber optic acoustic sensor array is used to detect acoustic waves in water. By basing the folded Sagnac sensor ...