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Sergey V Frolov, Michael Cyrus, Allan J Bruce, John Peter Moussouris: Apparatus for distributed airborne wireless communications. Sunlight Photonics, Moser Taboada, Alan Taboada, November 25, 2014: US08897770 (127 worldwide citation)

Embodiments of apparatus for providing distributed airborne wireless communications are provided herein. In some embodiments, a distributed communication payload includes: a payload control electronics module; an air-to-user link module to provide wireless communication links between airborne platfo ...


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Sergey V Frolov, Michael Cyrus, Allan J Bruce, John Peter Moussouris: Distributed airborne wireless networks. SUNLIGHT PHOTONICS, Moser Taboada, Alan Taboada, July 14, 2015: US09083425 (76 worldwide citation)

Embodiments of methods and apparatus for providing distributed airborne wireless communications are provided herein. In some embodiments, an airborne wireless communication node includes: an airborne fleet comprising a plurality of airborne platforms having flight control electronics configured to c ...


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Sergey Frolov, Allan James Bruce, Michael Cyrus: Multi-junction PV module. Sunlight Photonics, Stuart H Mayer, Mayer & Williams PC, September 16, 2014: US08835748 (21 worldwide citation)

A photovoltaic device is provided which includes a plurality of junction layers. Each junction layer includes a plurality of photovoltaic cells electrically connected to one another. At least one of the junction layers is at least in part optically transmissive. The junction layers are arranged in a ...


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Sergey V Frolov, Michael Cyrus, Allan J Bruce: Autonomous solar aircraft. Sunlight Photonics, Moser Taboada, Alan Taboada, May 28, 2013: US08448898 (15 worldwide citation)

Methods and apparatus for unmanned long endurance flights are provided herein. In some embodiments, a lightweight solar wing for unmanned aircraft may include at least one airfoil profile, a top surface, a bottom surface, a leading edge, a trailing edge, wing tips, and at least one photovoltaic cell ...


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Sergey V Frolov, Michael Cyrus, Allan J Bruce, John Peter Moussouris: Apparatus for distributed airborne wireless communications. Sunlight Photonics, Moser Taboada, Alan Taboada, March 17, 2015: US08983455 (11 worldwide citation)

Embodiments of apparatus for providing distributed airborne wireless communications are provided herein. In some embodiments, a distributed communication payload includes: a payload control electronics module; an air-to-user link module to provide wireless communication links between airborne platfo ...


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Michael Cyrus, Sergey Frolov: Distributed solar power plant and a method of its connection to the existing power grid. Sunlight Photonics, Alan Taboada, Moser Taboada, January 17, 2012: US08097980 (8 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus is provided for using a renewable source of energy such as solar, wind or geothermal energy. The method includes generating electric energy from a renewable form of energy at a plurality of locations at which reside an electric power line associated with an electric power grid ...


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Sergey V Frolov, Michael Cyrus, Allan J Bruce, John Peter Moussouris: Methods and apparatus for a distributed airborne wireless communications fleet. SUNLIGHT PHOTONICS, Moser Taboada, Alan Taboada, April 5, 2016: US09302782 (3 worldwide citation)

Embodiments of methods and apparatus for providing distributed airborne wireless communications are provided herein. In some embodiments, a communication fleet includes: an airborne communication payload subdivided into multiple payload sections; and a plurality of airborne platforms each including ...


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Sergey Frolov, Allan James Bruce, Michael Cyrus: Multi-stage formation of thin-films for photovoltaic devices. Sunlight Photonics, Mayer & Williams PC, Stuart H Mayer, September 6, 2011: US08012788 (3 worldwide citation)

A method is provided for producing a film of compound material. The method includes providing a substrate and depositing a film on the substrate. The deposited film has a first chemical composition that includes at least one first chemical element and at least one second chemical element. At least o ...


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Sergey V Frolov, Michael Cyrus, Allan J Bruce: Method for airborne kinetic energy conversion. SUNLIGHT PHOTONICS, Moser Taboada, Alan Taboada, June 2, 2015: US09045234 (2 worldwide citation)

Methods and apparatus to harvest renewable energy are provided herein. In some embodiments, a method to harvest renewable energy includes providing an aircraft suitable for untethered flight in an open airspace and an airborne kinetic energy conversion system attached to the airframe, the airborne k ...


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Jesse A Frantz, Jasbinder S Sanghera, Robel Y Bekele, Vinh Q Nguyen, Ishwar D Aggarwal, Allan J Bruce, Michael Cyrus, Sergey V Frolov: Copper indium gallium selenide (CIGS) thin films with composition controlled by co-sputtering. US Naval Research Laboratory, Rebecca L Forman, November 25, 2014: US08894826 (2 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for forming a thin film of a copper indium gallium selenide (CIGS)-type material are disclosed. The method includes providing first and second targets in a common sputtering chamber. The first target includes a source of CIGS material, such as an approximately stoichiometric p ...