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David Sherrer
Hui Luo, Mindaugas F Dautartas, Dan A Steinberg, David W Sherrer: Optical waveguide termination with vertical and horizontal mode shaping. Shipley Company L L C, Jonathan D Baskin, July 31, 2007: US07251406 (12 worldwide citation)

An optical device is disclosed which includes a single-mode waveguide (700) which supports a first optical mode in a first region and a second optical mode in a second region. The waveguide includes a guiding layer (703) having at least one wing (750) extended outwardly from the guiding layer (703). ...


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Curtis A Birnbach: Device for modulating and reflecting electromagnetic radiation employing electro-optic layer having a variable index of refraction. Quantum Diagnostics, Ostrolenk Faber Gerb & Soffen, November 22, 1988: US04786128 (301 worldwide citation)

A multi-layer device for modulating and reflecting light. The device is formed of an electro-optic layer with a variable index of refraction sandwiched between two other layers having a pre-determined index of refraction. An electric field applied across the electro-optic layer controls the index of ...


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Stephen Turner, Jonas Korlach: Apparatus and methods for optical analysis of molecules. Pacific Biosciences of California, Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati, January 30, 2007: US07170050 (196 worldwide citation)

The present invention relates to optical confinements, methods of preparing and methods of using them for analyzing molecules and/or monitoring chemical reactions. The apparatus and methods embodied in the present invention are particularly useful for high-throughout and low-cost single-molecular an ...


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Stephen Turner, Jonas Korlach: Arrays of optical confinements and uses thereof. Pacific Biosciences of California, Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati, January 1, 2008: US07315019 (166 worldwide citation)

The present invention relates to optical confinements, methods of preparing and methods of using them for analyzing molecules and/or monitoring chemical reactions. The apparatus and methods embodied in the present invention are particularly useful for high-throughput and low-cost single-molecular an ...


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Walter Lukosz: Optical modulation apparatus and measurement method. Walter C Farley, February 25, 1992: US05091983 (157 worldwide citation)

In an optical micromechanical method for changing the phase of guided waves and a measurement method for measuring very small mechanical displacements and/or mechanical forces or pressures, including the pressure of sound waves and ultrasonic waves, and/or accelerations, the distance d between a sec ...


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Daniel G Jablonski, Albert D Krall: Millimeter wavelength dielectric waveguide having increased power output and a method of making same. The United States of America represented by the Secretary of the Navy, Kenneth E Walden, Frederick A Wein, John G Wynn, May 19, 1987: US04665660 (147 worldwide citation)

A millimeter wavelength solid dielectric waveguide having either an undulng or roughened outer surface is disclosed. As configured, and properly designed, for the wavelength of interest, the non-cylindrical surface will not have any deleterious effects on the electromagnetic properties of the dielec ...


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Shinsuke Terada, Koji Choki: Optical waveguide film, laminated type optical waveguide film, optical waveguide, optical waveguide assembly, optical wiring line, optical/electrical combination substrate and electronic device. Sumitomo Bakelite Company, Oblon Spivak McClelland Maier & Neustadt L, April 22, 2014: US08705925 (143 worldwide citation)

An optical waveguide film includes at least one optical waveguide area having an X-direction and a Y-direction orthogonal to the X-direction. Such an optical waveguide film includes a plurality of core portions arranged side by side within the same layer so as to extend along the X-direction, each o ...


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Jamal Ramdani, Lyndee Hilt, Ravindranath Droopad, William Jay Ooms: Electro-optic structure and process for fabricating same. Motorola, Oblon Spivak McClelland Maier & Neustadt P C, December 10, 2002: US06493497 (143 worldwide citation)

High quality epitaxial layers of oxide can be grown overlying large silicon wafers by first growing an accommodating buffer layer on a silicon wafer. The accommodating buffer layer is a layer of monocrystalline oxide spaced apart from the silicon wafer by an amorphous interface layer of silicon oxid ...


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Ryuusuke Naitou, Kazunori Mune, Amane Mochizuki: Process for producing flexible optical waveguide. Nitto Denko Corporation, Sughrue Mion PLLC, October 10, 2006: US07120345 (141 worldwide citation)

The present invention provides a process for producing a flexible optical waveguide which comprises the steps of: immersing a substrate having an optical waveguide formed thereon in water to thereby reduce adhesion between the optical waveguide and the substrate and then peeling the optical waveguid ...


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Juan C Mi overscore, Pablo Benitez, William A Parkyn Jr, Waqidi Falicoff: Optical device for repositioning and redistributing an LEDs light. Light Prescriptions Innovators, Thomas F Lebens, Sinsheimer Schiebelhut & Baggett, April 4, 2006: US07021797 (133 worldwide citation)

An optical device is for spatially displacing the output of a light-emitting diode (LED) and coupling the output to a predominantly spherical emission pattern produced at a useftul height above the LED. The device is made of a transparent dielectric material, such as an injection-molded plastic. It ...