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Inventor:
Taboada; John
Address:
San Antonio, TX
No. of patents:
23
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Patent Number Title Of Patent Date Issued
7215855 Cones and cylinders of laser light May 8, 2007
A cone-of-light projection system projects a shell of laser light (or other electromagnetic radiation) using a fiber-optic bundle. Incidence optics directs a laser beam to be incident to the fiber-optic bundle at a predetermined angle of incidence, resulting in the projection of a co
7170695 Highly versatile optical element mount January 30, 2007
A highly versatile optical mount fabricated from a single solid structural body provides accurately centered secured fixturing of a large array of optical components or objects. Fixturing is provided by a unique screw-tensioned strapping mechanism.
7164828 Laser ribbon January 16, 2007
A ribbon-of-light projection system projects a substantially uniform ribbon of laser light (or other electromagnetic radiation) using a fiber-optic bundle, plano-mirrors, and a plano-cylindrical lens. Incidence optics directs a laser beam to be incident to the fiber-optic bundle at a
6781763 Image analysis through polarization modulation and combination August 24, 2004
A substantially passive optical image processor providing image dissection into orthogonally polarized components each modulated on a pixel-by-pixel basis in one or more encounters with an included polarization-altering modulator element of electrical or optical nature. The modulatio
5898809 Projecting a sheet of laser light such as a laser reference plane using a fiber optic bundle April 27, 1999
A sheet-of-light projection system is projects a substantially uniform sheet of laser light (or other electromagnetic radiation) using a fiber-optic bundle. Incidence optics directs a laser beam to be incident to the fiber-optic bundle at a predetermined angle of incidence, resulting
5521386 Gamma ray camera method and apparatus May 28, 1996
A gamma ray imaging camera system and method for using it are described which in representative embodiments include a gamma ray collimator, a scintillator adjacent the collimator for converting gamma photons into visible photons, a low level visible photon detector including at least
5364390 Handpiece and related apparatus for laser surgery and dentistry November 15, 1994
Apparatus is provided for effecting medical or dental surgery, and to a related method. A subject body on which surgery is to be performed has a reference thereon or therein identified, such as a layer in the cornea, or a surface of a tooth. A handpiece contains a variable focus lens, an
5345281 Eye tracking system and method September 6, 1994
System and method for tracking the gaze of the human eye are described which comprise directing an infrared light beam along an optical axis into the eye, and displaying the reflected optical light distribution on a position sensing detector to determine eye position, considering the
5318022 Method and apparatus for determining hemoglobin oxygenation such as in ocular and other vascular June 7, 1994
An oximetry technique permits determination of hemoglobin oxygenation in vascular beds such as the inner retinal capillary beds. For a retinal application, an oximeter (FIG. 2) uses as a probe light source a multiline argon laser (11) that operates at three wavelengths in the hemoglobin
5254861 Biological aerosol particle detector and method having an electronic pulse detection means October 19, 1993
System and method for detection and measurement of airborne biological aerosol particles in a gaseous sample are described comprising a source of low energy radiation for irradiating the gaseous sample whereby biological particles in the sample are ionized, a detector for detecting ioniz
5233373 System and method for projecting an image (such as an ERG pattern) significantly anterior to the August 3, 1993
A pattern ERG (PERG) projector (FIG. 2a) includes a coherent light source (32) for generating a projection beam, modulation optics (34) for modulating the projection beam with an alternating ERG interference pattern (with a selected spatial and alternation frequency), segmentation op
5223718 Method and apparatus for quantifying thermal oxidation tester tube deposits June 29, 1993
A short wavelength light beam such as the blue/green emission lines of an argon-ion laser, is projected through a narrow slit into a chamber onto a metal tube of the kind typically used to receive deposits in fuel testing. The spuriously reflected light is absorbed into the interior cham
5162861 Laser imaging and ranging system using one camera November 10, 1992
A pulsed laser illumination based one camera ranging and imaging system which requires only a single axis optical aperture and is therefore suited to use on aircraft and other space and configuration limited apparatus is disclosed. The invention uses intensity coded partial images of the
5157451 Laser imaging and ranging system using two cameras October 20, 1992
A pulsed laser illumination based two camera ranging and imaging system which requires only a single axis optical aperture and is therefore suited to use on aircraft and other space and configuration limited apparatus is disclosed. The invention uses intensity coded partial images of the
5112328 Method and apparatus for laser surgery May 12, 1992
Apparatus and method for laser surgery in which laser energy, pulsed or continuous, is focussed to a focus spot of ten to thirty microns which is located within tissue, or the like to cause highly localized heating. The pulsed radiation is in the TEM(oo) mode, has a wavelength of approxi
4896015 Laser delivery system January 23, 1990
A laser delivery system comprises a light weight hollow boom having a bearing intermediate its ends which permits the distal end of the boom to move longitudinally and rotationally relative to the proximal end of the boom. The bearing supports the distal end without supporting physical
4523809 Method and apparatus for generating a structured light beam array June 18, 1985
Apparatus for simultaneously generating a space volume-filling structural light beam array utilizes a prism assembly which refracts a laser light beam so as to partition it into four separate segments. The four segments produced the two-by-two rectangular beam array by coherent interfere
4453827 Optical distortion analyzer system June 12, 1984
An optical distortion analyzer system which is capable of automatically quantifying with a high degree of accuracy and repeatability the optical quality of transparencies such as windshields or windows. The analyzer system is made up of a platform adapted to support the transparency with
4443696 Optical beam intensity control system April 17, 1984
An optical beam intensity control system having a light controller which allows a beam of electromagnetic energy of varying intensity to pass therethrough. A beam splitter directs a portion of the output beam to a detector which provides a signal indicative of the intensity of this beam
4294544 Topographic comparator October 13, 1981
Three-dimensional (3-D) topographic data defining a remote surface in terms of the 3-D positions of M.times.N sample points on that surface may be obtained by (1) illuminating the scene with an array of M.times.N (simultaneous) laser beams, (2) sequencing the array of laser beams thr
4102610 Constant volume seal-free reciprocating pump July 25, 1978
A reciprocating pump having a piston completely enclosed by and moving within a cylinder. The pumping action is provided by the interaction between a magnetic component embedded in the piston and an external varying magnetic field produced by a permanent magnet, solenoid, etc. The ne
4070683 Optical surface topography mapping system January 24, 1978
A first laser beam is reflected from the front and rear surfaces of a partially silvered glass slab generating a diverging set of interference fringes which are collimated by a positive lens. A second set of fringes is generated by a second laser beam and second partially silvered glass
4068956 Pulsed laser densitometer system January 17, 1978
A pulsed laser densitometer system measures highly optically dense samples. A pulsed laser beam pulse is split so that part of the beam pulse is directed through an optical delay path. The delayed beam pulse is then brought into the same path as the beam pulse transmitted through the










 
 
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