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Jayantilal S Patel, Yaron Silberberg: Frequency-selective optical switch employing a frequency dispersive element, polarization dispersive element and polarization modulating elements. Bell Communications Research, Leonard Charles Suchyta, James W Falk, May 9, 1995: US05414540 (129 worldwide citation)

A liquid-crystal optical switch capable of switching separate optical signals in a physical input channel to a selected output channel. A diffraction grating spatially divides the input channel into its frequency components, which pass through different segments of a liquid-crystal modulator. The li ...


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Valeria L da Silva, Yaron Silberberg: Optical fiber amplifier with flattened gain. Bell Communications Research, Leonard Charles Suchyta, Lionel N White, August 24, 1993: US05239607 (75 worldwide citation)

An apparatus and method for flattening the gain of an optical fiber amplifier (18) doped with an ion such as erbium and which is pumped by a pump laser (20). Optical couplers (32, 34) inserted before and after the fiber amplifier couple the main optical path to an optical ring passing through the fi ...


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Jayantilal S Patel, Yaron Silberberg: Optical switch employing first and second ferroelectric cells with alignment layers having alignment directions offset by 45.degree.. Bell Communications Research, Leonard Charles Suchyta, James W Falk, May 9, 1995: US05414541 (71 worldwide citation)

A liquid-crystal optical beam switch comprising: a first birefringent layer (14) which divides an input beam (24) into its two polarization components; a first segmented twisted nematic liquid-crystal polarization modulator (16), the segments (30,32) of which rotate one of the polarization beams by ...


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Yaron Silberberg, Doron Meshulach, Dvir Yelin: Adaptive pulse compressor. Yeda Research and Development, Ladas & Parry, December 4, 2001: US06327068 (40 worldwide citation)

An adaptive pulse compressor is described, especially for use with ultrashort pulses, wherein the input pulses are modified in an iterative fashion, according to a feedback signal obtained from measurement of the output pulses. The feedback signal is programmed, by means of a programmable spatial li ...


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Yaron Silberberg: All optical repeater. Bell Communications Research, James W Falk, September 20, 1988: US04772854 (30 worldwide citation)

An all-optical device containing saturable gain, saturable loss and unsaturable loss regions which functions to transform weak, distorted optical pulses into uniform standard-shape pulses. The device performs thresholding, amplification and pulse shaping as required from an optical repeater, and may ...


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Yaron Silberberg, Seongwoo Suh, Gil Cohen: Tunable optical filter. Xtellus, Finnegan Henderson Farabow Garrett & Dunner, April 25, 2006: US07035484 (29 worldwide citation)

A tunable optical filter is provided that includes an array of independently tunable filter elements. Each of the elements is located along a different optical path that extends between an input and an output port. Optical assemblies for receiving an incident optical signal for providing a filtered ...


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Yaron Silberberg, Doron Meshulach, Dvir Yelin: Adaptive pulse compressor. Yeda Research and Development, Ladas and Parry, September 16, 2003: US06621613 (29 worldwide citation)

An adaptive pulse compressor is described, especially for use with ultrashort pulses, wherein the input pulses are modified in an iterative fashion, according to a feedback signal obtained from measurement of the output pulses. The feedback signal is programmed, by means of a programmable spatial li ...


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Yaron Silberberg, Peter W Smith: Integrated all-optical switching devices. Bell Communications Research, James W Falk, August 15, 1989: US04856860 (25 worldwide citation)

Two-dimensional all-optical devices include a planar single-mode waveguide formed on or in a major surface of a supporting substrate. The waveguide comprises a nonlinear medium having an intensity-dependent index of refraction. For input optical signals above a critical intensity, self-focusing occu ...


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Yaron Silberberg: Apparatus and method for scanning laser microscopy. Yeda Research and Development, Darby & Darby, October 27, 1998: US05828459 (21 worldwide citation)

A method for determining the fine structure of materials by means of a nonlinear scanning laser microscope, including the steps of forming an image of a specimen by scanning selected points thereof with a focusable laser beam of a predetermined fundamental frequency w, thereby exciting the points to ...


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Yaron Silberberg: Electro-optical switch. Bell Communications Research, James W Falk, October 4, 1988: US04775207 (19 worldwide citation)

An electro-optic switch implemented on a substrate which includes first and second input waveguides of unequal width and a central region in which light from the two input waveguides converge. First and second output waveguides are provided which diverge from the central region. Electrodes for gener ...