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Optical Communication Network Technology    

A technology that aids the advancement of optical communication networks

Overview

Optical communication at a higher-speed with lower power consumption could be achieved using this all optical patented method.

Primary Application of the Technology

Optical Communication Network

Comments on Deal Structure, Potential Terms and Restrictions

Patent available for commercialization, enforcement rights negotiable.

Patent Summary

U.S. Patent Classes & Classifications Covered in this Patent:

Class 385: Optical Waveguides

(1) An optical waveguiding element, which conveys light from one point to another through an optically transparent elongated structure by modal transmission, total internal reflection, or total reflectorization. (2) A combination of an optical waveguiding element with an additional broadly recited optical element which couples light or a combination. (3) A combination of an optical waveguiding element with structure which mechanically joins this waveguiding element with another or with a diverse optical element. (4) An optical modulator where the modulation of a light wave characteristic is performed exclusively within an optical waveguiding element. (5) Other miscellaneous devices formed of an optical waveguide (e.g., a waveguide sensing device) and supplemental devices which are limited to use with an optical waveguide (e.g., an external clamp or retainer).

Subclass 122: HAVING NONLINEAR PROPERTY
Subclass 130: Thin film optical waveguide
Subclass 131: Multilayer structure (mixture)
Subclass 14: INTEGRATED OPTICAL CIRCUIT
Subclass 15: WITH OPTICAL COUPLER
Subclass 16: Switch (i.e., switching from one terminal to another, not modulation)
Subclass 17: Matrix switch (i.e., M X N, where M and N are 3 or more)
Subclass 24: Plural (e.g., data bus)
Subclass 39: Particular coupling structure
Subclass 40: Electrodes on or near the coupling region
Subclass 42: Directional coupler
Subclass 46: Star coupler

Class 372: Coherent Light Generators

An assembly of electrical, mechanical, and optical components produces an intense, coherent, directional beam of light by stimulating electronic, ionic, or molecular transitions to lower energy levels.

Subclass 8: LASER LOGIC SYSTEM

European Patent Classes & Classifications Covered in this Patent:

Class G02F3: Physics - Optics

Devices or arrangements, the optical operation of which is modified by changing the optical properties of the medium of the devices or arrangements for the control of the intensity, colour, phase, polarisation or direction of light, e.g. switching, gating. Optical logic elements.