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9042690 Hybrid laser light sources for photonic integrated circuits  
A light source for a photonic integrated circuit may comprise a reflection coupling layer formed on a substrate in which an optical waveguide is provided, at least one side of the reflection...
9042691 Optical coupling module for silicon photonics chip  
An optical coupling module for a silicon photonics chip in which a grating is formed on an optical waveguide, and a material having an intermediate refractive index between refractive indexes of a...
9042685 Photonic monitoring for optical signals  
This invention concerns real-time multi-impairment signal performance monitoring. In particular it concerns an optical device, for instance a monolithic integrated photonics chip, comprising a...
9042687 Waveguide lens for coupling laser light source and optical element  
A waveguide lens includes a substrate, a planar waveguide formed on the substrate and configured to couple with a laser light source that emits a laser beam into the planar waveguide along an...
9036967 Polarization-insensitive optical filter which has resonant gratings and is adjustable according to the incidence angle  
The invention relates to a polarization-insensitive optical filter centered on a wavelength measured in vacuum, comprising: first and second waveguides each having a propagation mode; a first...
9033325 Optical fiber fusion splicer  
An optical fiber fusion splicer that heats and fusion-splices optical fibers to each other, the optical fiber fusion splicer includes: a coating clamp installation base; a coating clamp that is...
9031366 Stabilized pump laser output system and method  
A system includes a light source that generates a coherent output signal. A light stabilizer comprising an optical fiber can be configured to pass one axis of propagation of the coherent output...
9028157 Efficient backside-emitting/collecting grating coupler  
Photonic integrated circuit (PIC) chips with backside vertical optical coupler and packaging into an optical transmitter/receiver. A grating-based backside vertical optical coupler functions to...
9025958 Planar lightwave circuit optical multiplexer for non-sequential wavelength channels  
A wavelength division multiplexer utilizes an optical source in the form of at least two separate laser array components, each laser array component including a group of laser diodes operating at...
9025918 Photoelectric coupling module  
A photoelectric coupling module includes a photoelectric board, a photoelectric lens module, and a jumper. The photoelectric board is configured for converting light rays into electrical signals...
9020310 Optical waveguide and arrayed waveguide grating  
An optical waveguide provided with a slab waveguide, which has a plurality of phase gratings arranged at a distance from each other in a direction substantially parallel to a light propagation...
9008514 Method and apparatus for construction of compact optical nodes using wavelength equalizing arrays  
Example embodiments of the present invention relate to An optical node comprising of at least two optical degrees; a plurality of directionless add/drop ports; and at least one wavelength...
9002158 Optical connector with reduced mechanical-alignment sensitivity  
An optical connector is described. This optical connector spatially segregates optical coupling between an optical fiber and an optical component, which relaxes the associated mechanical-alignment...
9002615 Methods and systems for managing power of an engine  
A method and system for online power management of a turbine engine is provided. The method includes operating an engine control system on a first bandwidth, filtering at least one data input from...
8995807 Laminated light guide collimator  
The subject matter disclosed herein relates to an optical device comprising: a light guide film to transport light rays via total internal reflection; a first optical layer covering at least a...
8995845 Multi-laser transmitter optical subassembly for optoelectronic modules  
A multi-laser transmitter optical subassembly may include N number of lasers, where each laser is configured to generate an optical signal with a unique wavelength. The transmitter optical...
8995796 System for generating a beat signal  
The invention relates to a system (1) for generating a (high-frequency) beat signal. The system has a first light source (3) with a multimode spectrum, a second light source (4) and a coupler and...
8989538 Sensor element and method for the production thereof and use thereof  
A sensor element for detecting mechanical state variables contains at least one optical waveguide having at least one fiber Bragg grating, and at least one planar optical filter element to which...
8989537 Highly efficient optical gratings with reduced thickness requirements and impedance-matching layers  
An optical grating comprising a grating layer and two surface layers, the layers being arranged with the grating layer between the surface layers. The grating layer comprises a set of multiple,...
8983250 AWG filter for wavelength interrogator  
A wavelength interrogator is coupled to a circulator which couples optical energy from a broadband source to an optical fiber having a plurality of sensors, each sensor reflecting optical energy...
8983252 Optical circuit and optical signal processing apparatus using the same  
Conventionally, there has been a problem that a structure in which optical signals outputting from a substrate facet in a PLC are optically coupled to a different bulk type optical device is so...
8977084 Optical antenna and methods for optical beam steering  
An optical antenna and methods for optical beam steering are provided. One optical planar antenna includes a linear waveguide within a substrate and having a fiber interface. The optical planar...
8977082 Optical spectral filter, angular filter and polariser  
A filter and fabrication process for a thin film filter that is based on frustrated total internal reflection and multiple waveguide layers, in which the waveguide modes are resonantly coupled....
8969788 Self-registered comb laser source  
An integrated optical source is described. This optical source outputs one or more optical signals that provide a comb of wavelengths for use in wavelength-division-multiplexing (WDM) optical...
8965152 Waveguides  
A projection display 210 arranged to display an image to an observer 212 use waveguide techniques to generate a display defining a large exit pupil at the point of the observer 212 and a large...
8965155 Heterogeneous waveguide integrated optical isolator and circulator  
Embodiments of the invention utilize optical structures created by processes in the wafer fabrication foundry to form optical isolators and circulators. Grating coupling structures are utilized to...
8958665 Scattering device on an arrayed waveguide grating  
An optical device may include a substrate; an arrayed waveguide grating provided on the substrate and having first and second slabs; multiple first waveguides extending from the first slab, the...
8953918 Near field transducer for focused optical power delivery  
An apparatus includes a channel waveguide, a ridge waveguide including a ridge and having a bottom surface, a coupler between the channel waveguide and the ridge waveguide, the coupler including...
8948590 Modular kit of devices for variable distribution, mixing and monitoring of optical signals in the internet and other networks  
Modular kit of devices for variable distribution, mixing and monitoring of optical signals in the Internet and other networks is formed by an optical module interconnected with a control...
8948549 Polarization rotator assembly including a subwavelength composite portion  
A polarization rotator assembly for rotating a polarization mode of an electromagnetic signal is provided. The polarization rotator assembly has a waveguiding structure of co-extensive first and...
8938141 Tunable resonant leaky-mode N/MEMS elements and uses in optical devices  
Mechanically tunable electromagnetic and photonic devices featuring enhanced spectral tunability with minimal mechanical movement are provided. These nano/micro-electromechanically (N/MEMS)...
8937277 Mono- or multifrequency optical filter, and detector comprising such a filter  
The invention relates to a monofrequency optical filter, including reflective elements which are formed on one surface of a dielectric support layer and which define at least one periodic array of...
8934743 Light-receiving device having light-trapping sheet  
A light-receiving device of the present disclosure includes a light-trapping sheet, and a photoelectric conversion section optically coupled thereto. The light-trapping sheet includes: a...
8934744 Optical devices and methods of manufacture of optical devices  
A method for performing a multi-stage dilation of optical fibers is described, the method comprising performing successive dilation steps such that the adiabatic condition is maintained throughout...
8929738 Resilience in an access subnetwork ring  
Embodiments herein include a resilient add-drop module for use in one of multiple access subnetwork nodes forming an access subnetwork ring. The module comprises a dual-arm passive optical filter...
8929693 Semiconductor package and semiconductor device including the same  
A semiconductor package and a semiconductor device including the same. The semiconductor package includes: a package substrate; a plurality of connection elements that are disposed on the package...
8929694 Composite processors  
In one example, a composite processor includes a circuit board, a first processor element package, and a second processor element package. The circuit board has an optical link and an electrical...
8923662 Optical environmental sensor and method for the manufacturing of the sensor  
A sensor which reacts on influences from an environment. The sensor includes a zero-order diffractive color filter. The zero-order diffractive color filter includes a high-index waveguide layer, a...
8923664 Method and system for multi-mode integrated receivers  
A method and system for multi-mode integrated receivers are disclosed and may include receiving an optical signal from an optical fiber coupled to a chip comprising a photonic circuit. The...
8920729 Porous membrane waveguide sensors and sensing systems therefrom for detecting biological or chemical targets  
A sensor for sensing at least one biological target or chemical target is provided. The sensor includes a membrane includes a membrane material that supports generation and propagation of at least...
8923672 Wavelength router for a passive optical network  
A passive arrayed-waveguide-grating (AWG) router that can be used to implement the dual functionality of a wavelength router and a 3-dB power splitter for one of its wavelength channels while...
8903207 System for and method of extending vertical field of view in head up display utilizing a waveguide combiner  
A Head Up Display can be utilized to find light from an energy source. The Head Up Display includes a first waveguide having a first input coupler and a first output coupler. The Head Up Display...
8903209 Spectral beam combining and wavelength multiplexing with an optical redirecting element  
A method of spectral beam combining comprising the steps of projecting a plurality of laser beamlets of different wavelengths onto a first spectrally dispersive element, spatially chirping the...
8897646 Optical add/drop multiplexer  
An optical add/drop multiplexer including one or more optical drop multiplexers connected in free space or fused by optical fiber pigtails, a wavelength blocker with an input port connected to an...
8891159 Optical semiconductor element, semiconductor laser, and method of manufacturing optical semiconductor element  
An optical semiconductor element includes: a grating base layer including a projection-recess structure disposed over a substrate; and a grating cover layer including a group III-V semiconductor...
8885996 Optical device with a CMOS-compatible echelle grating  
An optical multiplexer/de-multiplexer (MUX/de-MUX) includes a two-dimensional pattern of features in a propagation region that conveys an optical signal having wavelengths. A given feature in this...
8885997 NED polarization system for wavelength pass-through  
A system and method are disclosed for providing uniform color distribution of light emitted from a light source to an eye box in a near eye display (NED). An example of the system and method uses...
8873910 Optical device with athermal slots for temperature dependence curvature reduction  
In one aspect of the invention, roughly stated, Applicants have discovered that a compensation material within slot elongated in a direction parallel to a segment of waveguide in an arrayed...
8873961 Echelle grating with cyclic free-spectral range  
An optical de-multiplexer (de-MUX) that includes an optical device that images and diffracts an optical signal using a reflective geometry is described, where a free spectral range (FSR) of the...
8861908 Optical imaging probe  
This document discusses, among other things, a connector for an optical imaging probe that includes one or more optical fibers communicating light along the catheter. The device may use multiple...