Maryland's Defense Patent Database

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Optics

Patent Title Field Issue Date
Patent Title Field Issue Date
Light-emitting devices with integrated diamond
Optics 2016-01-26
Pulse-shaping interferometer for chirped-pulsed amplification laser
Optics 2016-01-26
Actively tunable polar-dielectric optical devices
Optics 2016-01-26
IR fiber broadband mid-IR light source
Optics 2015-12-15
Multi-core optical fibers for IR image transmission
Optics 2015-12-08
Actively tunable polar-dielectric optical devices
Optics 2015-11-24
High power, broadband terahertz, photoconductive antennas with chaotic shape electrodes
Optics 2015-11-03
Apparatus systems and methods of sensing chemical bio-chemical and radiological agents using electrophoretic displays
Optics 2015-09-08
Systems and methods of achieving high brightness infrared fiber parametric amplifiers and light sources
Optics 2015-08-04
Photonic band gap fibers using a jacket with a depressed softening temperature
Optics 2015-08-04
Two-laser generation of extended underwater plasma
Optics 2015-07-21
Sheath flow device and method
Optics 2015-06-30
Infrared laser
Optics 2015-06-23
Interband cascade lasers with engineered carrier densities
Optics 2015-06-16
Ring cavity laser device
Optics 2015-06-16
Nonlinear frequency conversion in nanoslab optical waveguides
Optics 2015-06-16
Infrared laser
Optics 2015-04-21
Microwave photonic true-time-delay
Optics 2015-04-14
Underwater laser-guided discharge
Optics 2015-01-27
Fiber-optic connector
Optics 2015-01-13
N port fiber optical switch
Optics 2015-01-06
Extended source wavefront sensor through optical correlation with a change in centroid position of light corresponding to a magnitude of tip/tilt aberration of optical jitter
Optics 2014-12-09
Infrared laser
Optics 2014-11-11
Optical switch
Optics 2014-11-04
Epitaxial-side-down mounted high-power semiconductor lasers
Optics 2014-11-04
Metamaterial optical elements self-assembled on protein scaffolds
Optics 2014-09-09
Interband cascade lasers with engineered carrier densities
Optics 2014-08-05
Apparatus and method for producing an annular composite far-field patterned beam(s)
Optics 2014-05-13
Single mode optical fiber with improved bend performance
Optics 2014-04-29
Terahertz step well quantum cascade structures
Optics 2014-04-15
Remotely induced atmospheric lasing
Optics 2014-03-04
Mid-IR fiber laser apparatus
Optics 2014-03-04
Achromatic gradient index singlet lens
Optics 2014-02-25
Direct extrusion method for the fabrication of photonic band gap (PBG) fibers and fiber preforms
Optics 2013-10-29
Fiber-optic connector
Optics 2013-10-29
Two-photon absorption switch having which-path exclusion
Optics 2013-08-20
High-temperature interband cascade lasers
Optics 2013-07-23
Magnetic spin based photonic/plasmonic devices
Optics 2013-07-09
Fused array preform fabrication of holey optical fibers
Optics 2013-04-30
Nonlinear frequency conversion in nanoslot optical waveguides
Optics 2013-04-23
Interband cascade lasers
Optics 2013-02-26
Integrated angle of arrival sensing and duplex communication with cats-eye multiple quantum well modulating retroreflector
Optics 2013-02-19
Gray-tone lithography using optical diffusers
Optics 2013-02-12
Compact high power terahertz radiation cell
Optics 2013-02-05
Quasi-remote laser pulse compression and generation of radiation and particle beams
Optics 2013-01-08
Optical switch
Optics 2012-12-18
Apparatus and method for producing an annular far-field patterned beam(s)
Optics 2012-12-04
Interband cascade lasers
Optics 2012-10-16
Hot-pressed transparent ceramics and ceramic lasers
Optics 2012-10-02
Plasmonic retroreflectors
Optics 2012-08-07
Dual-purpose electrode/mirror design for optoelectronic devices in a focusing assembly
Optics 2012-07-17
Miniature fiber optic temperature sensors
Optics 2012-06-05
Two-photon absorption switch having which-path exclusion and monolithic mach-zehnder interferometer
Optics 2012-04-03
High-temperature interband cascade lasers
Optics 2012-02-28
Hot-pressed transparent ceramics and ceramic lasers
Optics 2012-01-31
System and method for determining vector acoustic intensity external to a spherical array of transducers and an acoustically reflective spherical surface
Optics 2011-12-13
System and method for generating eye-safe high intensity optical pulses with two backward-shifting raman cells
Optics 2011-12-06
Method for stacking thermal actuators with liquid crystal elastomer
Optics 2011-10-18
Optical subassembly package configuration
Optics 2011-09-20
Recycling pump-beam method and system for a high-power terahertz parametric source
Optics 2011-08-09
Ultra broad band beam steering apparatus and method using chalcogenide-based Risley combination-prism pair
Optics 2011-07-19
OPO laser mid-IR wavelength converter
Optics 2011-07-12
Magnetic spin based photonic/plasmonic devices
Optics 2011-07-12
Apparatus for incoherent combining of high power lasers for long-range directed-energy applications
Optics 2011-06-28
Method for stacking thermal actuators with liquid crystal elastomer
Optics 2011-05-03
Multi-axis optical mount
Optics 2011-04-26
Group III-nitride growth on silicon or silicon germanium substrates and method and devices therefor
Optics 2011-04-19
Pure silica core, high birefringence, single polarization optical waveguide
Optics 2011-03-15
Synchronized delay-coupled laser system
Optics 2011-03-01
Dynamically variable metamaterial lens and method
Optics 2011-01-04
High performance chirped electrode design for large area optoelectronic devices
Optics 2010-12-14
OPO mid-IR wavelength converter
Optics 2010-10-05
System and method for inducing far field transparency with negative index materials
Optics 2010-10-05
Single mode optical fiber with improved bend performance
Optics 2010-09-28
Fiber optic acceleration and displacement sensors
Optics 2010-09-07
Method for optical control of microwave phase
Optics 2010-07-13
Optical beam flattening using multi-mode fiber
Optics 2010-06-01
High performance chirped electrode design for large area optoelectronic devices
Optics 2010-05-18
Thermally stable IR transmitting chalcogenide glass
Optics 2010-04-06
Antenna calibration method and system
Optics 2010-03-02
Photoconductive metamaterials with tunable index of refraction and frequency
Optics 2010-01-12
Method and apparatus for determining vector acoustic intensity
Optics 2009-10-06
Intensity modulated fiber optic static pressure sensor system
Optics 2008-12-02
Pure silica core, high birefringence, single polarization optical waveguide
Optics 2008-10-14
Low loss bridge electrode with rounded corners for electro-optic modulators
Optics 2008-09-16
Doped fiber scene projection system and method
Optics 2008-07-22
Multiplexed fiber optic sensor system
Optics 2008-05-27
Laser filament imager
Optics 2008-03-04
Gas filled hollow core chalcogenide photonic bandgap fiber Raman device and method
Optics 2008-02-05
Multicore fiber curvature sensor
Optics 2008-01-29
High air fraction photonic band gap fibers
Optics 2007-11-13
Gas filled hollow core chalcogenide photonic bandgap fiber Raman device and method
Optics 2007-10-16
Optical fiber clad-protective terminations
Optics 2007-07-10
Fiber optic pressure sensor
Optics 2006-12-12
IR supercontinuum source
Optics 2006-11-07
Large package x-ray apparatus and method
Optics 2006-04-18
Intensity modulated fiber optic pressure sensor
Optics 2006-03-28
Multilayer polymer gradient index (GRIN) lenses
Optics 2006-02-21
Hollow core photonic band gap infrared fibers
Optics 2006-01-31
Linearly polarized fiber amplifier
Optics 2004-11-30
High power fiber optic modulator system and method
Optics 2004-07-20
Polarization-maintaining optical fiber amplifier employing externally applied stress-induced birefringence
Optics 2004-04-20
Method for coupling light into cladding-pumped fiber sources using an embedded mirror
Optics 2004-03-09
All optical image reject down-converter
Optics 2003-11-04
Hybrid brillouin/erbium doped fiber amplifier apparatus and method
Optics 2003-09-16
Coated fiber pressure sensors utilizing pressure release coating material
Optics 2003-08-26
Helical fiber amplifier
Optics 2002-12-17
Optical image reject down converter
Optics 2002-11-26
Optical notch filters based on two-dimensional photonic band-gap materials
Optics 2002-11-19
Image rejecting microwave photonic downconverter
Optics 2002-11-05
Assembly and method for furcating optical fibers
Optics 2002-08-20
Methods and materials for selective modification of photopatterned polymer films
Optics 2002-08-20
High-sensitivity, high-speed digital optical photoreceiver
Optics 2002-05-07
Non-exothermic quasi-two level laser
Optics 2002-04-09
Coherent reflectometric fiber Bragg grating sensor array
Optics 2001-09-04
Optical spectrometer with improved geometry and data processing for monitoring fiber optic bragg gratings
Optics 2001-05-15
Fiber Bragg gratings in chalcogenide or chalcohalide based infrared optical fibers
Optics 2001-02-27
Reflectively coated optical waveguide and fluidics cell integration
Optics 2001-02-20
Infrared fiber imager
Optics 2001-01-16
Low phonon energy glass and fiber doped with a rare earth
Optics 2000-10-03
Broadband mode-locked fiber laser, particularly for fiber Bragg grating interrogation
Optics 2000-09-19
Fabrication methods and structured materials for photonic devices
Optics 2000-05-16
Optical filters based on uniform arrays of metallic waveguides
Optics 2000-01-11
Amplification by means of dysprosium doped low phonon energy glass waveguides
Optics 1999-10-26
Fiber optic cable furcation unit
Optics 1999-10-19
Metal-coated IR-transmitting chalcogenide glass fibers
Optics 1999-09-14
Infrared optical fiber coupler
Optics 1999-09-07
Solid-state spectrally-pure linearly-polarized pulsed fiber amplifier laser system useful for ultraviolet radiation generation
Optics 1999-06-01
Fiber optic cable furcation unit
Optics 1999-05-11
Multi-parameter fiber optic sensor for use in harsh environments
Optics 1999-04-06
Interband quantum well cascade laser, with a blocking quantum well for improved quantum efficiency
Optics 1998-08-25
Optical fiber terminations
Optics 1998-07-07
Solid state ultraviolet laser tunable from 223 NM to 243 NM
Optics 1998-06-09
Optical sensor system utilizing bragg grating sensors
Optics 1997-10-21