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Thomas J Manuccia, J Gary Eden: Infrared optical measurement of blood gas concentrations and fiber optic catheter. The United States of America represented by the Secretary of the Navy, Robert F Beers, William T Ellis, Kenneth E Walden, April 9, 1985: US04509522 (48 worldwide citation)

A simple compact optical device and method for quickly measuring the concentration of CO and CO.sub.2, bound to hemoglobin or dissolved in a person's blood using optical techniques which do not require removing a blood sample from the body. It also provides a simple fiber optic device for measuring ...


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Thomas J Manuccia, John F Reintjes: Coherent anti-Stokes Raman device. The United States of America represented by the Secretary of the Navy, Robert F Beers, William T Ellis, September 20, 1983: US04405237 (44 worldwide citation)

A coherent anti-Stokes Raman spectroscopic (CARS) imaging device especially adapted to observe specific molecular groups in living cells. Two laser beam pulses of different wavelengths in the visible or UV spectra and of picosecond duration are used to simultaneously illuminate a sample (e.g., a liv ...


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Thomas J Manuccia, John R Peele, Christine E Geosling: High temperature ultra-high vacuum infrared window seal. The United States of America represented by the Secretary of the Navy, Robert F Beers, William T Ellis, John L Forrest, May 15, 1984: US04448000 (24 worldwide citation)

A window seal apparatus capable of transmitting infrared radiation for use under high temperature ultra-high vacuum conditions. The apparatus includes a window clamped between an annular rim of a clamp flange and an annular rim of a sealing flange. The rim of the sealing flange includes an annular s ...


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Joseph A Stregack, Thomas J Manuccia: 14 And 16 micron, optically pumped, gas dynamic CO.sub.2 laser. The United States of America represented by the Secretary of the Navy, R S Sciascia, Philip Schneider, Melvin L Crane, January 23, 1979: US04136317 (6 worldwide citation)

An electric discharge gas-dynamic laser (EDGDL) providing laser action in CO.sub.2 at 16 microns between the (02.degree.0) and (01'0) levels as well as between the (10.degree.0) and (01'0) levels at 14 microns. A 9.mu. or 10.mu. saturating pulse equilibrates the (001) level with either the (02.degre ...


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David S Y Hsu, Thomas J Manuccia Jr: Separation of hydrogen isotopes. The United States of America represented by the Secretary of the Navy, Robert F Beers, William T Ellis, Thomas E McDonnell, August 16, 1983: US04399011 (4 worldwide citation)

Isotopes of hydrogen are separated by reacting a normal alkane, its deuterated form, atomic bromine, a deactivating gas, and a isotopically selective vibrational sensitizer gas selected from the class consisting of carbon dioxide, carbon monoxide, nitrogen, and mixtures thereof and separating the pr ...


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Thomas J Manuccia, Christine E Geosling: Hydrogen isotope separation. The United States of America represented by the Secretary of the Navy, R S Sciascia, Philip Schneider, Thomas McDonnell, February 13, 1979: US04139439 (4 worldwide citation)

A method of separating isotopes of hydrogen which comprises subjecting a ture of methane and isotopes of hydrogen in a methane to hydrogen mole ratio from about 1000:1 to about 1:10 to a glow electrical discharge from about 10.sup.-3 to about 50eV per hydrogen bond at a temperature from about 50.deg ...


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David S Y Hsu, Thomas J Manuccia Jr: Separation of carbon isotopes. The United States of America represented by the Secretary of the Navy, Robert F Beers, William T Ellis, Thomas E Mcdonnell, September 27, 1983: US04406763 (4 worldwide citation)

Isotopes of carbon are separated by irradiating an isotopic mixture of methyl fluoride with a laser tuned to an absorption and of one of the isotopes, reacting the isotopic mixture with atomic bromine, whereby the excited isotopic form of methyl fluoride reacts at a faster rate than the other form, ...


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Bernard L Wexler, Joseph A Stregack, Thomas J Manuccia Jr: 15.9 Micron acetylene laser. The United States of America represented by the Secretary of the Navy, R S Sciascia, Philip Schneider, Melvin L Crane, December 2, 1980: US04237428 (3 worldwide citation)

A laser system in which acetylene is mixed with a gaseous mixture of helium and carbon monoxide which has been vibrationally excited significantly populating the lower vibrational levels of the CO. The carbon monoxide will transfer its energy to the acetylene, populating the upper (01000) level to c ...


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Marion D Clark, Thomas J Manuccia: Hydrogen isotope separation. The United States of America represented by the Secretary of the Navy, R S Sciascia, Philip Schneider, Thomas McDonnell, July 19, 1977: US04036720 (2 worldwide citation)

A method of separating isotopes of hydrogen which comprises subjecting a ture of nitrogen and isotopes of hydrogen in a H.sub.2 --N.sub.2 mole ratio from 1:4 to 10:1 to a glow electrical discharge from 10.sup..sup.-3 to 10.sup.+.sup.1 eV per reactant molecules at a temperature from 50.degree. K to 2 ...


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Thomas J Manuccia: Method for production of acetylene by laser irradiation. The United States of America represented by the Secretary of the Navy, R S Sciascia, Philip Schneider, Melvin L Crane, January 24, 1978: US04070412 (1 worldwide citation)

Production of acetylene by pyrolytic cracking of hydrocarbons following lr volumertric heating by: doping the feed stock with an absorbing gas such as ethylene to absorb laser radiation in a controlled manner: applying laser radiation in the form of a sheet with a thickness from about 5 to about 20 ...