Patents and Patent Applications from Florida Institute of Technology


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9712239 Method and apparatus for multiplexed optical communication system using spatial domain multiplexing (SDM) and orbital angular momentum of photon (OAM) multiplexing with wavelength division multiplexing (WDM)  
A multiplexed optical communication system comprising a carrier optical fiber, a plurality of launching light sources, and a matching plurality of multiplexer/demultiplexers and photodetectors is...
US20160378910 MOLECULAR ACTIVE CENTER IDENTIFICATION USING TUNNELING BARRIERS AND/OR ASSOCIATED MEASUREMENTS FOR SUB-MOLECULAR QSAR  
A novel computational QSAR approach that provides sub-molecular correlations that are specific to individual lobes of the pertinent molecular orbitals.
9529147 All-optical spatial domain multiplexing de-multiplexer  
An optical-to-optical inline spatial domain multiplexing (SDM) de-multiplexer for SDM communication comprising a plurality of concentric core layers each having a beveled output end and a cladding...
9515729 Omnidirectional free space optical communications receiver  
A free space optical receiver comprising a photodetector and a fiber bundle. The fiber bundle comprises a plurality of optical fibers splayed apart at one of their ends to receive free space...
9464048 5-oxo-ETE receptor antagonist compounds  
The present invention relates to novel pharmaceutically-useful compounds which are antagonists of the 5-oxo-ETE receptors, such as the OXE receptor. These compounds have use as therapeutic and/or...
US20160251343 PHOTOACID COMPOSITIONS HAVING EXTENDED LIFETIME OF PROTON DISSOCIATION STATE  
A photoacid includes a nucleophilic (NuH) moiety having a photodissociable proton, an electron accepting (EA) moiety, and a bridge structure (X) bonded to both the NuH moiety and EA moiety...
US20160233959 METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR MULTIPLEXED OPTICAL COMMUNICATION SYSTEM USING SPATIAL DOMAIN MULTIPLEXING (SDM) AND ORBITAL ANGULAR MOMENTUM OF PHOTON (OAM) MULTIPLEXING WITH WAVELENGTH DIVISION MULTIPLEXING (WDM)  
A multiplexed optical communication system comprising a carrier optical fiber, a plurality of launching light sources, and a matching plurality of multiplexer/demultiplexers and photodetectors is...
9394804 Apparatus and method for rotating fluid controlling vanes in small turbine engines and other applications  
Actuation systems and methods for varying the angle of small turbine engine inlet guide vanes (IGV) and/or compressor stator vanes (CSV). Such systems and methods may employ a piezoelectric...
US20160068240 VERTICALLY ROTATING GROOMING ATTACHMENT BRUSH AND METHOD OF USE  
A vertically rotating grooming attachment brush comprising a brush hub and bristles, and method for cleaning a surface having organic biofouling. The bristles extend from the brush hub and are...
US20150349890 MODAL MUTLIPLEXED FIBER OPTIC COMMUNICATION SYSTEM AND METHOD USING A DIELECTRIC OPTICAL WAVEGUIDE STRUCTURE  
A novel fiber optic modal multiplexed data communication system is shown and claimed, wherein an optical fiber end structure may comprise a truncated cylindrical wedge that is angled with respect...
9200212 Method and apparatus for desulfurization of heavy oil using a ferrate(VI)  
A method for desulfurization of heavy fuel oil using ferrate compounds by mixing fuel oil containing sulfur compounds with a solvent and forming a fuel oil solvent mixture, dissolving the sulfur...
US20150333828 OMNIDIRECTIONAL FREE SPACE OPTICAL COMMUNICATIONS RECEIVER  
A free space optical receiver comprising a photodetector and a fiber bundle. The fiber bundle comprises a plurality of optical fibers splayed apart at one of their ends to receive free space...
US20150316721 FIBER OPTIC DIELECTRIC WAVEGUIDE STRUCTURE FOR MODAL MUTLIPLEXED COMMUNICATION AND METHOD OF MANUFACTURE  
A novel optical fiber end structure and method for creating same in which an optical fiber end structure may comprise a cylindrical wedge having a planar surface angled with respect to the...
US20150316129 Reconfigurable Motion Generator  
A reconfigurable motion generator and control system for multi-phase motion generation. Reconfigurable motion generators are a new class of mechanical devices that are designed for a specific part...
US20150309249 ALL-OPTICAL SPATIAL DOMAIN MULTIPLEXING DE-MULTIPLEXER  
An optical-to-optical inline spatial domain multiplexing (SDM) de-multiplexer for SDM communication comprising a plurality of concentric core layers each having a beveled output end and a cladding...
9162721 Robotic walking apparatus  
A bipod robotic walking apparatus consisting of two feet on the coupler link of a spherical four-bar linkage, for movement in a forward or rearward direction by repeated motions of the four-bar...
US20150284058 ANTI-BIOFOULING, FLUID DYNAMIC EFFICIENT SURFACE COVERING FOR STRUCTURES AND METHOD OF MANUFACTURING  
This invention combines novel materials to provide improved fluid dynamic, biofouling and corrosion control to structures, for example ship stabilizer fins, by applying a novel multilayered...
8961921 Apparatus and method for producing liquid ferrate  
A method for producing a ferrate solution by producing a ferrate intermediate material and then combining the intermediate material with a halogen or ozone solution.
US20140323535 5-OXO-ETE RECEPTOR ANTAGONIST COMPOUNDS  
The present invention relates to novel pharmaceutically-useful compounds which are antagonists of the 5-oxo-ETE receptors, such as the OXE receptor. These compounds have use as therapeutic and/or...
US20140286745 APPARATUS AND METHOD FOR ROTATING FLUID CONTROLLING VANES IN SMALL TURBINE ENGINES AND OTHER APPLICATIONS  
Actuation systems and methods for varying the angle of small turbine engine inlet guide vanes (IGV) and/or compressor stator vanes (CSV). Such systems and methods may employ a piezoelectric...
8809382 5-oxo-ETE receptor antagonist compounds  
The present invention relates to novel pharmaceutically-useful compounds which are antagonists of the 5-oxo-ETE receptors, such as the OXE receptor. These compounds have use as therapeutic and/or...
8806865 Ocean wave energy harnessing device  
A system for extracting long wavelength ocean wave energy and for extracting rotational wave energy uses a plurality of boom elements connected to at least one hinge element for movement about the...
8447129 High-speed diversity-based imaging method for parallel atmospheric turbulence compensation  
An imaging method providing atmospheric turbulence compensation includes capturing a subject image pair. Data corresponding to the captured subject image pair is loaded into memory associated with...
8396371 Orbital angular momentum in spatially multiplexed optical fiber communications  
Multiple light beams are launched into a single optical fiber, each respective light beam with a corresponding signal. Each of the respective multi-beams are separated by launching each of the...
US20120312606 Robotic Walking Apparatus  
A bipod robotic walking apparatus consisting of two feet on the coupler link of a spherical four-bar linkage, for movement in a forward or rearward direction by repeated motions of the four-bar...
US20120288212 High-Speed Diversity-Based Imaging Method for Parallel Atmospheric Turbulence Compensation  
An imaging method providing atmospheric turbulence compensation includes capturing a subject image pair. Data corresponding to the captured subject image pair is loaded into memory associated with...
8307429 System and method of generically detecting the presence of emulated environments  
A method of determining that protected software is running in a virtualized environment includes obtaining a set of baseline measurements of system call timings in native operating system...
8278728 Array of concentric CMOS photodiodes for detection and de-multiplexing of spatially modulated optical channels  
An octagonal structure of photodiodes using standard CMOS technology has been developed to serve as a de-multiplexer for spatially multiplexed fiber optic communication systems.
8190245 Optical tomography system using short-pulse laser for early cancer diagnostics  
Time-resolved optical tomography systems using a short pulse laser, may be used in detection and treatment of cancer and tumors. Information is conveyed about tissue interior by the temporal...
US20120122942 5-OXO-ETE RECEPTOR ANTAGONIST COMPOUNDS  
The present invention relates to novel pharmaceutically-useful compounds which are antagonists of the 5-oxo-ETE receptors, such as the OXE receptor. These compounds have use as therapeutic and/or...
US20120102939 Ocean Wave Energy Harnessing Device  
A system for extracting long wavelength ocean wave energy and for extracting rotational wave energy uses a plurality of boom elements connected to at least one hinge element for movement about the...
US20120091040 Method and Apparatus For Desulfurization of Heavy Oil Using a Ferrate(VI)  
A method for desulfurization of heavy fuel oil using ferrate compounds by mixing fuel oil containing sulfur compounds with a solvent and forming a fuel oil solvent mixture, dissolving the sulfur...
US20110208065 Optical Tomography System Using Short-Pulse Laser for Early Cancer Diagnostics  
Time-resolved optical tomography systems using a short pulse laser, may be used in detection and treatment of cancer and tumors. Information is conveyed about tissue interior by the temporal...
US20110150464 Orbital Angular Momentum In Spatially Multiplexed Optical Fiber Communications  
Multiple light beams are launched into a single optical fiber, each respective light beam with a corresponding signal. Each of the respective multi-beams are separated by launching each of the...
US20110089518 Array of concentric CMOS photodiodes for detection and de-multiplexing of spatially modulated optical channels  
An octagonal structure of photodiodes using standard CMOS technology has been developed to serve as a de-multiplexer for spatially multiplexed fiber optic communication systems.
US20110076223 Apparatus and Method For Producing Liquid Ferrate  
A method for producing a ferrate solution by producing a ferrate intermediate material and then combining the intermediate material with a halogen or ozone solution.
7809507 Lightning detector using an X-ray detector and an E- or B-field detector  
A lightning detection system (100) includes at least one lightning detector (101-103). The said lightning detector (101-103) includes at least one x-ray detector (110) for providing x-ray data...
7639909 Method and apparatus for spatial domain multiplexing in optical fiber communications  
The subject invention pertains to a method and apparatus for multiplexing in optical fiber communications. The subject invention relates to a method and apparatus for spatial domain modulation in...
US20090234583 LIGHTNING DETECTOR USING AN X-RAY DETECTOR AND AN E- OR B-FIELD DETECTOR  
A lightning detection system (100) includes at least one lightning detector (101-103). The said lightning detector (101-103) includes at least one x-ray detector (110) for providing x-ray data...
US20080147353 System and Method of Generically Detecting the Presence of Emulated Environments  
A method of determining that protected software is running in a virtualized environment includes obtaining a set of baseline measurements of system call timings in native operating system...
7313976 Techniques for dynamically testing and evaluating materials and coatings in moving solutions  
The dynamic testing of materials in moving solutions, such as anti-fouling paint in seawater, is conducted in a cylindrical tank. A stirrer having a drive shaft and one or more paddles or blades...
7302128 Fiber optic switch  
A fiber optic switch uses induced periodic variations in a multi-mode optic fiber, to control power loss in the switch and power output.
7286237 Fiber optic sensor  
3-Mirror fiber optic sensor for simultaneous measurement of dual parameters such as hydrogen concentration and temperature, is formed from 2 optical leads comprising 3 reflective surfaces, and...
US20070232931 Optical Tomography System Using Short-Pulse Laser for Early Cancer Diagnostics  
A method of performing a diagnostic procedure for early cancer detection includes using an ultra-short pulsed laser and measuring time-resolved optical signals to provide information about...
US20070183715 Method and apparatus for spatial domain multiplexing in optical fiber communications  
The subject invention pertains to a method and apparatus for multiplexing in optical fiber communications. The subject invention relates to a method and apparatus for spatial domain modulation in...
7174067 Method and apparatus for spatial domain multiplexing in optical fiber communications  
The subject invention pertains to a method and apparatus for multiplexing in optical fiber communications. The subject invention relates to a method and apparatus for spatial domain modulation in...
US20060016250 Techniques for dynamically testing and evaluating materials and coatings in moving solutions  
The dynamic testing of materials in moving solutions, such as anti-fouling paint in seawater, is conducted in a cylindrical tank. A stirrer having a drive shaft and one or more paddles or blades...
US20050196093 Fiber Optic Switch  
A fiber optic switch uses induced periodic variations in a multi-mode optic fiber, to control power loss in the switch and power output.
US20050185189 Fiber Optic Sensor  
3-Mirror fiber optic sensor for simultaneous measurement of dual parameters such as hydrogen concentration and temperature
6847700 Method and apparatus for delivery of x-ray irradiation  
The subject invention pertains to a method and apparatus for generation and/or delivery of x-ray irradiation. The subject invention can be used to deliver x-ray irradiation to an artery in order...
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