Patents by Inventor Irwin Miller

Irwin Miller has filed for patents to protect the following inventions. This listing includes patent applications that are pending as well as patents that have already been granted by the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO).

  • Patent number: 7020168
    Abstract: A high power multi-frequency laser includes a laser cavity defined by reflective elements, a frequency routing device in the cavity comprising a plurality of frequency selective pathways, a first set of optical amplifiers optically coupled to a first end of the frequency routing device, and a second set of optical amplifiers optically coupling a second end of the frequency routing device and a first one of the reflective elements. The high power multi-frequency laser further includes a power combiner. The power combiner is optically coupled to the first set of optical amplifiers and a second one of the reflective elements and combines the outputs of the first set of optical amplifiers such that a common output for the multi-frequency laser is provided. The common output of the present invention provides a single output from the multi-frequency laser having a high output coupling efficiency.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 1, 2003
    Date of Patent: March 28, 2006
    Assignee: Lucent Technologies Inc.
    Inventors: Pietro Arturo Giovanni Bernasconi, Barry Irwin Miller, Nicholas J. Sauer, Lawrence Warren Stulz, Dries Van Thourhout, Weiguo Yang, Liming Zhang
  • Patent number: 5542236
    Abstract: A method of dispensing unit doses of medications to a patient. A card including a blister pack having a plurality of medication receiving recesses is provided. The recesses are arranged in a plurality of rows, with the rows having weakened lines therebetween. A row of the card is separated from the card along the weakened lines and is then placed in the carrier. In this way, the unit doses of medications in the separated row are available for dispensing to the patient. A card containing a plurality of unit doses of medication, a carrier for holding a blister pack having a plurality of medication receiving recesses arranged in a row and a medication dispensing apparatus are also disclosed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 9, 1994
    Date of Patent: August 6, 1996
    Inventor: Irwin Miller
  • Patent number: 4916637
    Abstract: Customized instructions for installation of a device having multiple variable components is described, and are generated by an instruction generator program. A device description file lists a desired set of components for the device. Each of the components is broken down into one or more installation tasks, and the tasks are sequenced in a desired order for installation of the device. Text and graphic modules for inclusion in the instructions are varied based on the physical characteristics of the components, and their interconnection. Scaled line drawings are also generated based on information about each component and its placement in the device.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 18, 1987
    Date of Patent: April 10, 1990
    Assignee: International Business Machines Corporation
    Inventors: LindaMay P. Allen, Ronald G. Elshaug, Carrie L. Harney, Wayne L. Lemmon, Irwin Miller, Irving L. Miller, Gerald D. Murray, Michael L. Nordstrom, LaVern F. Peterson, Glen E. Rollings, James A. Schablitsky, Johnnie D. Shanklin, Anthony V. Steinman, Thomas W. Suther, III, Deanna C. Taylor, Darrel C. Walberg, Eugene P. Wojtczak