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Robert G Waarts, David F Welch, Stephen G Grubb, Jean Luc Archambault, Steven Sanders, Raymond Zanoni, Donald R Scifres: High power fiber gain media system achieved through power scaling via multiplexing. SDL, April 3, 2001: US06212310 (138 worldwide citation)

Power scaling by multiplexing multiple fiber gain sources with different wavelengths, pulsing or polarization modes of operation is achieved through multiplex combining of the multiple fiber gain sources to provide high power outputs, such as ranging from tens of watts to hundreds of watts, provided ...


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Stephen G Grubb, David F Welch, Raymond Zanoni: High power laser optical amplifier system. SDL, W Douglas Carothers Jr, November 21, 2000: US06151338 (84 worldwide citation)

A high power laser optical amplifier system for material processing comprises multiple stage fiber amplifiers with rejection of propagating ASE buildup in and between the amplifier stages as well as elimination of SBS noise providing output powers in the range of about 10 .mu.J to about 100 .mu.J or ...


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Raymond Zanoni, Qian Gong: Integrated optics using photodarkened polystyrene. The United States of America represented by the Secretary of the Air Force, Thomas C Stover, Donald J Singer, June 29, 1993: US05224197 (69 worldwide citation)

Integrated optical devices are provided wherein a film of polystyrene doped with methyl red (PS-MR) on a glass substrate, is masked, e.g. with one or more metallic strips on a glass plate and such film is irradiated with, e.g. a UV lamp, tuned within the absorption band of such film, in air, to phot ...


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Raymond Zanoni, Qian Gong: Fabricating of integrated optics. The United States of America represented by the Secretary of the Air Force, Thomas C Stover, Donald J Singer, May 4, 1993: US05208136 (55 worldwide citation)

Method for fabricating components for integrated optics are provided wherein a film of polystyrene doped with methyl red (PS-MR) on a glass substrate, is masked, e.g. with one or more metallic strips on a glass plate and such film is irradiated with, e.g. a UV lamp, tuned within the absorption band ...


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Stephen G Grubb, Raymond Zanoni, Thomas D Stephens, Deepak Boggavarapu, Ruxiang Jin: Optical signal varying devices. Corvis Corporation, February 5, 2002: US06344922 (54 worldwide citation)

Optical systems of the present invention include a plurality of optical processing nodes in optical communication via at least one signal varying device. The signal varying devices includes an optical fiber suitable for facilitating Raman scattering/gain in a signal wavelength range and a pump energ ...


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Stephen G Grubb, Raymond Zanoni, Thomas D Stephens: Optical signal varying devices. Corvis Corporation, September 5, 2000: US06115174 (43 worldwide citation)

Optical systems of the present invention include a plurality of optical processing nodes in optical communication via at least one signal varying device. The signal varying devices includes an optical fiber suitable for facilitating Raman scattering/gain in a signal wavelength range and a pump energ ...


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Stephen G Grubb, Raymond Zanoni, Robert G Waarts, Jean Luc Archambault: Output power enhancement in optical fiber lasers. SDL, Kudirka & Jobse, April 6, 1999: US05892615 (41 worldwide citation)

An optical fiber used as the active amplifying medium in a fiber laser is arranged to have a high insertion loss at an undesired frequency, while retaining a low insertion loss at a desired lasing frequency. In one embodiment, loss at a Raman-shifted frequency is introduced by using an optical fiber ...


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Raymond Zanoni, David J Copeland, Alistair J Price: Optical transmission apparatuses, methods, and systems. Level 3 Communications, November 2, 2010: US07826752 (40 worldwide citation)

Apparatuses, systems, and methods are disclosed that provide for an agile coherent optical modem that can generate agile RF waveforms and data rates on a generic opto-electronic hardware platform. An “agile coherent optical modem” [ACOM] approach to optical communications by employing a software con ...


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Stephen G Grubb, Raymond Zanoni, Robert G Waarts, Jean Luc Archambault: Optical fiber gain medium with wavelength selective core filter. SDL, Kudirka & Jobse, January 30, 2001: US06181465 (32 worldwide citation)

An optical fiber used as the active amplifying medium in a fiber laser is arranged to have a high insertion loss at an undesired frequency, while retaining a low insertion loss at a desired lasing frequency. In one embodiment, loss at a Raman-shifted frequency is introduced by using an optical fiber ...


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Stephen G Grubb, David F Welch, Raymond Zanoni: Semiconductor laser highpower amplifier system. SDL, Kudirka & Jobse, January 1, 2002: US06335941 (32 worldwide citation)

A high power laser optical amplifier system for material processing comprises multiple stage fiber amplifiers with rejection of propagating ASE buildup in and between the amplifier stages as well as elimination of SBS noise providing output powers in the range of about 10 &mgr;J to about 100 &mgr;J ...