Optical pump modules comprising VCSEL and VCSEL array devices provide high optical power for configuring fiber optic gain systems such as fiber laser and fiber amplifier particularly suited for high power operation. Pump modules may be constructed using two reflector or three reflector VCSEL devices optionally integrated with microlens arrays and other optical components, to couple …

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Inventors (applicants): Jean-Francois Seurin, Laurence Watkins, Chuni Lal Ghosh, Qing Wang
Assignees (initial): Princeton Optronics Inc. (Mercerville, US)
Agents: Sonali Banerjee (attorney)

The application was examined by Armando Rodriguez (USPTO dept. 2828)


  • 1. A fiber optic pump module comprising: …
  • 2. The fiber optic pump module as in claim 1 , wherein the plurality of VCSEL …
  • 3. The fiber optic pump module as in claim 1 , wherein the plurality of VCSEL …

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Brief Description of the Drawings

A broad framework of the invention is described using different embodiments described in the specification which will be better understood in conjunction with the drawing figures in which: FIG. 1 shows …


Background of the Invention

1. Field of Invention The present invention relates to fiber optic gain systems and in particular to fiber optic lasers and amplifiers including Vertical Cavity Surface Emitting Laser (VCSEL) optical …

Detailed Description

A broad framework of the principles will be presented by describing various aspects of this invention in exemplary embodiments shown in different drawing figures. For clarity and ease of description …

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Miscellaneous patent data

The known agent's name is Sonali Banerjee, the patent was granted on Sep. 2, 2014, the grant publication number is 08824519, similar classification categories are controlling the mutual position or the reflecting properties of the reflectors of the cavity, driving or controlling laser, Electrical excitation, One or more reflectors having variable properties or positions for initial adjustment of the resonator, Having an Applied Magnetic Field, Mode locking, Mode suppression, Mode selection, Having air gap region, Q-switch, Frequency multiplying, e.g. harmonic generation, superlattice structure, the assignee location is Mercerville (US); its organization is Princeton Optronics Inc., numbered 13/783,172 (application), the protection scope is defined by 41 claims, the claim number 1 is selected as exemplary, categorized under With vertical output (surface emission) as a primary classification, the invention description is illustrated by 16 drawings, 16 figures depict the invention details, the examination was conducted by Armando Rodriguez (2828 USPTO department), includes the following drawings: VCSEL Pumped Fiber Optic Gain, schematic representation of a basic, schematic representations of different types, schematic representations of different types, assigned to a United States company, the inventor's location - West Windsor, NJ, the known inventor's name is Ghosh Chuni Lal, developed by Qing Wang et al., the invention is named VCSEL Pumped Fiber Optic Gain Systems, the application publication date is Mar. 1, 2013, the patent particularly claims a fiber optic pump module comprising…

Invention classification information

The invention is classified under With vertical output (surface emission), Semiconductor lasers, Fibre lasers, Optical Fiber Laser, using scattering effects, e.g. stimulated Brillouin or Raman effects, Construction or shape of optical resonators or components thereof, Lens or lens system. The designated search classifications include Optical Fiber Laser, Lens or lens system, With vertical output (surface emission), Mirror support or alignment structure, Specified output coupling device.

Patent details
Publication number 08824519
Publication date Sep. 2, 2014
Kind code B1
Application number 13/783,172
Application date Mar. 1, 2013
Application type U
Application series code 13
National classification 372/50.124
Total number of claims 41
Exemplary claims 1
Number of drawings 16
Number of figures 16
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