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Patents

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Continuous-Wave Laser Source And Making A Continuous-Wave Laser Source

NIST Inventors
Scott Papp and Jennifer Black
A method of designing a continuous-wave laser source having a target output wavelength and an input laser with a wavelength different from the target output wavelength includes the steps of receiving the target output wavelength, and subordinate properties of the laser source; determining a

Delivering Signals To Cryogenic Environments Via Photonic Links

NIST Inventors
Franklyn Quinlan , Scott Diddams , Joe Aumentado , Florent Lecocq and John Teufel
An operational environment is disclosed herein that includes a cryogenic environment and a signal source. The cryogenic environment includes a signal target, an optical link, signal converter devices, and an electrical link. Outside of the cryogenic environment, the signal source generates an

Spherical Ion Trap and Trapping Ions

NIST Inventors
Jeffrey Sherman , David Hume , Roger Brown and David Leibrandt
A spherical ion trap includes a substrate and an ion aperture; two RF electrodes in electrostatic communication with an ion trapping region; RF ground electrodes in electrostatic communication with the ion trapping region; and the ion trapping region bounded by opposing RF electrodes and the RF

Ultrafast Electro-optic Laser

NIST Inventors
Scott Papp , Scott Diddams and David Carlson
An ultrafast electro-optic laser makes a stabilized comb and includes: a comb generator that produces a frequency comb; a dielectric resonant oscillator; a phase modulator in communication with the dielectric resonant oscillator; an intensity modulator in communication with the phase modulator; an

Process For Making Alkali Metal Vapor Cells

NIST Inventors
John Kitching
Making alkali metal vapor cells includes: providing a preform wafer that includes cell cavities in a cavity layer; providing a sealing wafer having a cover layer and transmission apertures; disposing a deposition assembly on the sealing wafer; disposing an alkali metal precursor in the deposition

Optical Reference Cavity

NIST Inventors
Franklyn Quinlan , Scott Diddams and Andrew Ludlow
An optical reference cavity includes: a cell that includes: a cylindrical body; end faces; an optical canal having an interior cylindrical geometry; and an exterior surface having an exterior cylindrical geometry; mirrors disposed on the end faces; an aspect ratio that is less than 1; a compression

Methods And Apparatus For Generating Mid-Infrared Frequency Combs

NIST Inventors
Scott Diddams , Scott Papp , Abijith Kowligy and Alexander Lind
Apparatus and methods for generating mid-IR frequency combs using intra-pulse DFG. A mode-locked pulse generation laser generates near-IR pulses which are amplified. The amplified pulses are spectrally broadened by a nonlinear element, for example a normal dispersion highly nonlinear fiber (ND-HNLF)

Method And Process For Tantala Integrated Nonlinear Photonics

NIST Inventors
Scott Papp , David Carlson and Kartik Srinivasan
Integrated photonics that enable nonlinear optical processes are important for numerous applications, including precision metrology; microresonator frequency comb generation; optical signal generation and processing; sensing, positioning, and navigation; and generation and manipulation of quantum