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Richard P Kenan, Carl M Verber, Van E Wood: Directing optical beam. Battelle Memorial Institute, Philip M Dunson, February 8, 1977: US04006967 (38 worldwide citation)

Methods and apparatus for directing a beam of optical radiation toward a selected location and modulating the intensity thereof at the location by directing the beam over a path that includes a Bragg grating, and selectively modifying the angle between the direction at which the beam enters the Brag ...


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Carl M Verber, Richard P Kenan, Richard Ridgway: Light beam scanning system with saw transducer. Canon Kabushiki Kaisha, Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto, July 19, 1983: US04394060 (38 worldwide citation)

A very compact light beam scanning system is provided by utilizing the optical integrated circuit technique. A Luneburg lens of As.sub.2 S.sub.3 and a SAW transducer device are provided on a waveguide and a wideband heterodyning RF oscillator including two varactor tuned oscillators and a digital li ...


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Carl M Verber, Richard P Kenan: Apparatus for controlling light in electrooptic waveguides with individually addressable electrodes. Battelle Memorial Institute, Philip M Dunson, November 15, 1983: US04415226 (27 worldwide citation)

Apparatus for receiving light entering therein and controlling the directions in which portions of the light travel therethrough. Input means (21) directs portions (22) of the entering light (20) in a predetermined input direction (23) into a processing region (24) in a waveguide (25). Control means ...


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Nile F Hartman, James W Larsen, Carl M Verber: Modular surface inspection method and apparatus using optical fibers. Reynolds Metals Company, Alan T McDonald, November 17, 1992: US05164603 (14 worldwide citation)

An apparatus 10 for inspecting the surface of an object S moving in the direction of travel 23 relative to the apparatus comprises a modular sensing head assembly 11 including a plurality of sensing head modules 12, 13, each of which includes a number of sensing stations 16-21. Each sensing station ...


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Carl M Verber: Method and apparatus for high data rate fiber optic communication system. Georgia Tech Research Corporation, Hurt Richardson Garner Todd & Cadenhead, December 15, 1992: US05172258 (13 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for performing optical serial-to-parallel conversion of an optical data pulse stream having a multiplicity of data pulses, wherein the data pulse stream is formatted into a series of data pulses and an associated timing pulse which is out of phase with the data pulses, the dat ...


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Carl M Verber, Thomas B Smith, Philip M Dunson: D/A conversion apparatus including electrooptical multipliers. Battelle Memorial Institute, Philip M Dunson, September 23, 1986: US04613204 (12 worldwide citation)

Apparatus (FIG. 1) receives electrical input potentials (11A-11D) representing components, e.g. coefficients (zero or one), of weighted digital input data, and provides analog optical output (12) proportional to the sum of the weighted digital values in the input data. An electrooptic waveguide (13) ...


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Carl M Verber: All-optical A/D conversion using integrated nonlinear guided wave optical circuitry. Battelle Memorial Institute, Philip M Dunson, December 8, 1987: US04712089 (12 worldwide citation)

Methods and apparatus for all-optical analog to digital conversion. An analog optical input signal is directed along a path comprising a series of level sensing means for determining whether its intensity is above or below a threshold value. The optical signals from successive level sensing means ar ...


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Carl M Verber, Richard P Kenan: Pairwise comparison device. Battelle Memorial Institute, Philip M Dunson, December 21, 1982: US04364633 (12 worldwide citation)

Apparatus for comparing first and second sets of voltages having one-to-one correspondence, and providing an indication responsive to the magnitudes of the pairwise differences of the voltages; typically comprising a plurality of channel waveguides (11), each having a first electrode (12) on one sid ...


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Carl M Verber, Richard P Kenan: Optical engagement array multiplication. Battelle Memorial Institute, Philip M Dunson, June 17, 1986: US04595994 (12 worldwide citation)

Method and apparatus provide a series of optical analog intensities that are approximately proportional respectively to the components of a third array that is the product of a first array of components multiplied by a second array of components in a predetermined order. A laser (127) and collimatin ...


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Carl M Verber: Apparatus for evaluating a polynomial function using an array of optical modules. Battelle Development Corporation, Philip M Dunson, October 1, 1985: US04544229 (10 worldwide citation)

Methods and apparatus for providing an optical analog quantity proportional to ##EQU1## Input light (a.sub.4) of intensity proportional to a.sub.n is directed (21,31) to the input end of an nth optical module comprising a modulator (22) whose output light intensity is responsive to an electrical pot ...