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Institute for Ultrafast Spectroscopy and Lasers

Patents

RECENTLY AWARDED PATENTS

2009

  1. Imaging Systems and Methods to Improve Backscattering Imaging Using Circular Polarization Memory, R. R. Alfano, X. Ni, #7,515,265 B2, Apr. 7 2009.

2008

  1. Cr3+-Doped Laser Materials and Lasers and Methods of Making and Using, R. R. Alfano, A. Bykov, V. Petricevic, M. Sharonov, #7,460,574 B2, Dec. 2, 2008.
  2. Tetravalent Chromium Doped Laser Materials and NIR Tunable Lasers, R. R. Alfano, V. Petricevic, A. Bykov, #7,440,480 B2, Oct. 21, 2008.
  3. Cr4+-Doped Mixed Alloy Laser Materials and Lasers and Methods Using the Materials, R. R. Alfano, V. Petricevic, Alexey Bykov, #7,359,415 B1, Apr. 15, 2008.

2007

  1. Methods and Systems for Detection of Ice Formation on Surfaces, R. R. Alfano, W. Wang, H. Sztul, Y. Budansky, #7,312,713 B2, December 25, 2007.
  2. Methods and Apparatus for Producing a Multiple Optical Channel Source from a Supercontinuum Generator for WDM Communication, R. R. Alfano, I. Zeylikovich, #7,245,805, July 17, 2007.
  3. Hybrid-dual-Fourier Tomographic Algorithm for a Fast Three-Dimensional Optical Image Reconstruction in Turbid Media, R. R. Alfano, W. Cai, #7,218,959, May 15, 2007.
  4. Stokes Shift Emission Spectroscopy for Detection of Disease and Physiological State of Specimen, R. R. Alfano, Y. Yang, #7,192,783, March 20, 2007.

2006

  1. Systems and Methods for Non-Destructively Detecting Material Abnormalities Beneath a Coated Surface, R. R. Alfano, B. Yu, #7,145,148 B2, December 5, 2006.
  2. Photodetectors and Optically Pumped Emitters based on III-Nitride Multiple-Quantum-Well Structures, R. R. Alfano, S. Zhang, and W. Wang, #7,119,359 B2, Oct. 10, 2006.
  3. Methods of Improving Line of Sight Wireless Optical Communication Through Adverse Environmental Conditions, R. R. Alfano, J. P. Ying, S. K. Gayen, W. Cai, #7,106,972 B2, September 12, 2006.
  4. Systems and Methods for Non-Destructively Detecting Material Abnormalities Beneath a Coated Surface, R. R. Alfano, I. Zeylikovich, W. Wang, J. Ali, V. Benischek, Y. Budansky, #7,038,208 B2, May 2, 2006.
  5. Gelatin Based on Power-Gel as Solders for Cr4+ Laser Tissue Welding and Sealing of Lung Air Leak and Fistulas in Organs, R. R. Alfano, J. Tang, J. M. Evans, P. P. Ho, #7,033,348 B2, Apr. 25, 2006.

Patents Awarded 2005 and Earlier