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Kent A Murphy, Mark E Jones: Optical fiber long period sensor having a reactive coating. F&S, Joy L Bryant, January 26, 1999: US05864641 (108 worldwide citation)

An optical sensor is provided. The optical sensor comprises an optical waveguide, at least one long period grating disposed within the optical waveguide and a reactive coating positioned in an operable relationship to the long period grating wherein the reactive coating causes the long period gratin ...


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Mark E Jones, Kent A Murphy, Jennifer L Elster, Michael F Gunther, Thomas A Wavering: Single-ended long period grating optical device. Luna Innovations, Joy L Bryant, August 14, 2001: US06275628 (86 worldwide citation)

A single-ended long period grating optical device is presented. The single-ended optical device comprises an optical waveguide having at least one core mode and a plurality of cladding modes. At least one long period grating couples light from the core mode to the cladding modes. A reflector is posi ...


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Kent A Murphy, Mark E Jones: Optical waveguide sensors having high refractive index sensitivity. Luna Innovations, Joy L Bryant, April 2, 2002: US06366722 (59 worldwide citation)

An optical waveguide sensor having high refractive index sensitivity over a range of ambient refractive indices is provided. The sensor comprises a core having at least one long period gating disposed therein. An inner and outer cladding region, each cladding region having an effective refractive in ...


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Kent A Murphy, Mark E Jones: Process for preparing an optical fiber sensor with enhanced sensitivity. Luna Innovations, Joy L Bryant, March 7, 2000: US06035082 (56 worldwide citation)

A process for preparing an optical fiber having at least one long period grating with enhanced sensitivity is provided. A length of optical fiber having a refractive index profile is provided. The optical fiber supports a core mode and cladding modes for a range of operational wavelengths. Group ind ...


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Wade J Pulliam, Joseph A Schetz, Mark E Jones, Kent A Murphy: Fiber optic wall shear stress sensor. Luna Innovations, VA Tech Intellectual Properties, Joy L Bryant, July 30, 2002: US06426796 (52 worldwide citation)

A fiber optic wall shear stress sensor is presented. The sensor comprises a floating head supported by a physical arrangement. At least one optical fiber is positioned in an operable relationship to the floating head wherein an interferometric region is formed between the floating head and each opti ...


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Joshua P Averett, Jennifer L Elster, Mark E Jones, Charles D Pennington, Roger L Van Tassell: Fiber-optic apparatus and method for making simultaneous multiple parameter measurements. Luna Innovations Incorporated, Joy L Bryant, May 24, 2005: US06898337 (43 worldwide citation)

A fiber-optic method for making simultaneous multiple parameter measurements employs an optical fiber sensor having at least one long period grating disposed therein. An excitation is created in the optical fiber sensor wherein a plurality of evanescent field sensing depths result. At least two long ...


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Kent A Murphy, Mark E Jones: Optical sensor activation device. F&S, Joy L Bryant, February 1, 2000: US06021240 (35 worldwide citation)

An optical sensor having at least one long period grating disposed within an optical waveguide is provided. The optical waveguide has a refractive index profile. The long period grating has a plurality of index perturbations spaced apart by a periodic distance .LAMBDA.. The long period grating promo ...


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Robert J Gulotty Jr, Mark E Jones, Daniel A Hickman: Oxyhalogenation process using catalyst having porous rare earth halide support. Dow Global Technologies, Marie F Zuckerman, January 20, 2004: US06680415 (30 worldwide citation)

An oxidative halogenation process involving contacting a hydrocarbon, for example, ethylene, or a halogenated hydrocarbon with a source of halogen, such as hydrogen chloride, and a source of oxygen in the presence of a catalyst so as to form a halocarbon, preferably a chlorocarbon, having a greater ...


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Daniel A Hickman, John P Henley, Mark E Jones, Kenric A Marshall, Daniel J Reed, William D Clarke, Michael M Olken, Lee E Walko: Process for vinyl chloride manufacture from ethane and ethylene with immediate HCl recovery from reactor effluent. Dow Global Technologies, September 28, 2004: US06797845 (29 worldwide citation)

A process for producing vinyl chloride monomer where significant quantities of both ethane and ethylene in input streams to the affiliated reactor where hydrogen chloride in the reactor effluent is essentially fully recovered from the reactor effluent in the first unit operation after the ethane/eth ...