Patents Assigned to TeraDiode, Inc.
  • Patent number: 10416529
    Abstract: In various embodiments, a beam-parameter adjustment system and focusing system alters a spatial power distribution of a radiation beam, via thermo-optic effects, before the beam is coupled into an optical fiber or delivered to a workpiece.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 11, 2016
    Date of Patent: September 17, 2019
    Assignee: TERADIODE, INC.
    Inventors: Parviz Tayebati, Francisco Villarreal-Saucedo, Bien Chann, Dat Nguyen, Michael Deutsch
  • Patent number: 10401562
    Abstract: In various embodiments, the beam parameter product and/or beam shape of a laser beam is adjusted by directing the laser beam across a path along the input end of a cellular-core optical fiber. The beam emitted at the output end of the cellular-core optical fiber may be utilized to process a workpiece.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 25, 2018
    Date of Patent: September 3, 2019
    Assignee: TERADIODE, INC.
    Inventors: Francisco Villarreal-Saucedo, Wang-Long Zhou, Parviz Tayebati
  • Patent number: 10401633
    Abstract: In various embodiments, laser delivery systems feature one or more optical elements for receiving a radiation beam and altering the spatial power distribution thereof, a lens manipulation system for changing a position of at least one optical element within the path of the radiation beam, and a controller for controlling the lens manipulation system to achieve a target altered spatial power distribution on a workpiece.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 21, 2016
    Date of Patent: September 3, 2019
    Assignee: TERADIODE, INC.
    Inventors: Wang-Long Zhou, Parviz Tayebati, Bien Chann, Francisco Villarreal-Saucedo
  • Patent number: 10320145
    Abstract: In various embodiments, laser apparatuses include thermal bonding layers between various components and sealing materials for preventing or retarding movement of thermal bonding material out of the thermal bonding layers.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 9, 2017
    Date of Patent: June 11, 2019
    Assignee: TERADIODE, INC.
    Inventors: Parviz Tayebati, Michael Deutsch
  • Patent number: 10302416
    Abstract: Systems and techniques for processing materials using wavelength beam combining for high-power operation in concert with interferometry to detect the depth or height of features as they are created.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 28, 2017
    Date of Patent: May 28, 2019
    Assignee: TERADIODE, INC.
    Inventor: Parviz Tayebati
  • Patent number: 10268043
    Abstract: In various embodiments, one or more prisms are utilized in a wavelength beam combining laser system to regulate beam size and/or to provide narrower wavelength bandwidth.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 19, 2017
    Date of Patent: April 23, 2019
    Assignee: TERADIODE, INC.
    Inventors: Wang-Long Zhou, Bien Chann, Daniel Gary Dugmore, Mike Cruz
  • Patent number: 10261271
    Abstract: In various embodiments, a beam-parameter adjustment system and focusing system alters a spatial power distribution of a radiation beams before the beam is coupled into an optical fiber or delivered to a workpiece.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 28, 2017
    Date of Patent: April 16, 2019
    Assignee: TERADIODE, INC.
    Inventors: Parviz Tayebati, Wang-Long Zhou, Bien Chann, Bryan Lochman
  • Patent number: 10254484
    Abstract: In various embodiments, a beam-parameter adjustment system and focusing system alters a spatial power distribution of a plurality of radiation beams before the beams are coupled into an optical fiber.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 12, 2017
    Date of Patent: April 9, 2019
    Assignee: TERADIODE, INC.
    Inventors: Bien Chann, Parviz Tayebati, Robin Huang, Bryan Lochman, Wang-Long Zhou, Francisco J. Villarreal-Saucedo, James Zambuto
  • Patent number: 10256595
    Abstract: A system and method for tuning and infrared source laser in the Mid-IR wavelength range. The system and method comprising, at least, a plurality of individually tunable emitters, each emitter emitting a beam having a unique wavelength, a grating, a mirror positioned after the grating to receive at least one refracted order of light of at least one beam and to redirect the beam back towards the grating, and a micro-electro-mechanical systems device containing a plurality of adjustable micro-mirrors.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 1, 2017
    Date of Patent: April 9, 2019
    Assignee: TERADIODE, INC.
    Inventors: Bien Chann, Robin Huang, Parviz Tayebati
  • Patent number: 10241338
    Abstract: In various embodiments, a wavelength beam combining laser system includes a fast-axis collimation lens that is rotated with respect to a plurality of emitters in order to converge the emitted beams onto a dispersive element and/or reduce the size of the multi-wavelength output beam of the system.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 25, 2017
    Date of Patent: March 26, 2019
    Assignee: TERADIODE, INC.
    Inventors: Michael Deutsch, Daqing Wang, James Zambuto, Bien Chann, Bryan Lochman
  • Patent number: 10224691
    Abstract: In various embodiments, the beam parameter product and/or beam shape of a laser beam is adjusted by coupling the laser beam into an optical fiber of a fiber bundle and directing the laser beam onto one or more in-coupling locations on the input end of the optical fiber. The beam emitted at the output end of the optical fiber may be utilized to process a workpiece.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 9, 2017
    Date of Patent: March 5, 2019
    Assignee: TERADIODE, INC.
    Inventors: Wang-Long Zhou, Bien Chann, Francisco Villarreal-Saucedo, Parviz Tayebati
  • Patent number: 10211601
    Abstract: In various embodiments, a modular laser system features an enclosure having interfaces for accepting input laser beam modules, optical elements for combining beams from the modules into a combined output beam, and a heat-exchange manifold for interfacing with and cooling the modules during operation.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 11, 2018
    Date of Patent: February 19, 2019
    Assignee: TERADIODE, INC.
    Inventors: Parviz Tayebati, Bien Chann, Bryan Lochman, Matthew Sauter, Wang-Long Zhou
  • Patent number: 10168517
    Abstract: In various embodiments, wavelength beam combining laser systems incorporate optical cross-coupling mitigation systems and/or engineered partially reflective output couplers in order to reduce or substantially eliminate unwanted back-reflection of stray light.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 31, 2017
    Date of Patent: January 1, 2019
    Assignee: TERADIODE, INC.
    Inventor: Bien Chann
  • Patent number: 10088632
    Abstract: In various embodiments, the beam parameter product and/or numerical aperture of a laser beam is adjusted utilizing a step-clad optical fiber having a central core, a first cladding, an annular core, and a second cladding.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 5, 2017
    Date of Patent: October 2, 2018
    Assignee: TERADIODE, INC.
    Inventors: Wang-Long Zhou, Francisco Villarreal-Saucedo, Parviz Tayebati, Bien Chann
  • Patent number: 10067351
    Abstract: In various embodiments, wavelength beam combining laser systems incorporate fast-axis collimation lenses and slow-axis collimation lenses (either separately or as portions of a single hybrid lens) optically upstream of an optical rotation system to thereby reduce or minimize cross-talk in the combined output beam.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 12, 2017
    Date of Patent: September 4, 2018
    Assignee: TERADIODE, INC.
    Inventors: James Zambuto, Parviz Tayebati, Bien Chann, Michael Deutsch, Daqing Wang, Bryan Lochman
  • Patent number: 10044171
    Abstract: In various embodiments, laser apparatuses include thermal bonding layers between various components and creep-mitigation systems for preventing or retarding movement of thermal bonding material out of the thermal bonding layers.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 26, 2016
    Date of Patent: August 7, 2018
    Assignee: TERADIODE, INC.
    Inventors: Parviz Tayebati, Bien Chann, Robin Huang, Michael Deutsch
  • Patent number: 10014650
    Abstract: In various embodiments, wavelength beam combining laser systems incorporate optical fibers and partially reflective output couplers or partially reflective interfaces or surfaces utilized to establish external lasing cavities.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 22, 2017
    Date of Patent: July 3, 2018
    Assignee: TERADIODE, INC.
    Inventors: Peter Colin Reeves-Hall, Parviz Tayebati, Bryan Lochman, Bien Chann, Robin Huang
  • Patent number: 9989772
    Abstract: A system and method for combining multiple emitters into a multi-wavelength output beam having a certain band and combining a plurality of these bands into a single output using non-free space combining modules.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 24, 2017
    Date of Patent: June 5, 2018
    Assignee: TERADIODE, INC.
    Inventors: Robin Huang, Bien Chann, Parviz Tayebati, Mike Cruz
  • Patent number: 9972975
    Abstract: In various embodiments, a modular laser system features an enclosure having interfaces for accepting input laser beam modules, optical elements for combining beams from the modules into a combined output beam, and a heat-exchange manifold for interfacing with and cooling the modules during operation.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 26, 2017
    Date of Patent: May 15, 2018
    Assignee: TERADIODE, INC.
    Inventors: Parviz Tayebati, Bien Chann, Bryan Lochman, Matthew Sauter, Wang-Long Zhou
  • Patent number: 9941668
    Abstract: In various embodiments, wavelength beam combining laser systems incorporate etalons to establish external lasing cavities and/or to combine multiple input beams into a single output beam.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 11, 2016
    Date of Patent: April 10, 2018
    Assignee: TERADIODE, INC.
    Inventors: Bien Chann, James Burgess, Wang Zhou, Bryan Lochman, Francisco Villarreal-Saucedo