Patents by Inventor Jonathan James Lynch

Jonathan James Lynch 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: 8058935
    Abstract: An apparatus comprises a structure, an array of oscillator units, a plurality of waveguides in the structure, and a synchronizing cavity located within the structure. The array of oscillator units has a plurality of rows and a plurality of columns associated with the structure. Oscillator units in a row within the array of oscillator units are directly coupled to each other. The plurality of waveguides is configured to couple the array of oscillator units to the synchronizing cavity. The synchronizing cavity is configured to cause the array of oscillator units to operate at substantially a common frequency.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 5, 2010
    Date of Patent: November 15, 2011
    Assignee: The Boeing Company
    Inventors: Jonathan James Lynch, Perry A. Macdonald
  • Publication number: 20110193659
    Abstract: An apparatus comprises a structure, an array of oscillator units, a plurality of waveguides in the structure, and a synchronizing cavity located within the structure. The array of oscillator units has a plurality of rows and a plurality of columns associated with the structure. Oscillator units in a row within the array of oscillator units are directly coupled to each other. The plurality of waveguides is configured to couple the array of oscillator units to the synchronizing cavity. The synchronizing cavity is configured to cause the array of oscillator units to operate at substantially a common frequency.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 5, 2010
    Publication date: August 11, 2011
    Applicant: The Boeing Company
    Inventors: Jonathan James Lynch, Perry A. MacDonald
  • Patent number: 7795859
    Abstract: Low cost millimeter wave imagers using two-dimensional focal plane arrays based on backward tunneling diode (BTD) detectors. Two-dimensional focal arrays of BTD detectors are used as focal plane arrays in imagers. High responsivity of BTD detectors near zero bias results in low noise detectors that alleviate the need for expensive and heat generating low noise amplifiers or Dicke switches in the imager. BTD detectors are installed on a printed circuit board using flip chip packaging technology and horn antennas direct the waves toward the flip chip including the BTD detectors. The assembly of the horn antennas, flip chips, printed circuit board substrate, and interconnects together work as an imaging sensor. Corrugated surfaces of the components prevent re-radiation of the incident waves.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 15, 2009
    Date of Patent: September 14, 2010
    Assignee: HRL Laboratories, LLC
    Inventors: Jonathan James Lynch, James H. Schaffner, Daniel Frederic Sievenpiper, Debabani Choudhury, Joseph Colburn, Joel N. Schulman, Harris P. Moyer, Andrew T. Hunter
  • Patent number: 7583074
    Abstract: Low cost millimeter wave imagers using two-dimensional focal plane arrays based on backward tunneling diode (BTD) detectors. Two-dimensional focal arrays of BTD detectors are used as focal plane arrays in imagers. High responsivity of BTD detectors near zero bias results in low noise detectors that alleviate the need for expensive and heat generating low noise amplifiers or Dicke switches in the imager. BTD detectors are installed on a printed circuit board using flip chip packaging technology and horn antennas direct the waves toward the flip chip including the BTD detectors. The assembly of the horn antennas, flip chips, printed circuit board substrate, and interconnects together work as an imaging sensor. Corrugated surfaces of the components prevent re-radiation of the incident waves.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 16, 2005
    Date of Patent: September 1, 2009
    Assignee: HRL Laboratories, LLC
    Inventors: Jonathan James Lynch, James H. Schaffner, Daniel Frederic Sievenpiper, Debabani Choudhury, Joseph Colburn, Joel N. Schulman, Harris P. Moyer, Andrew T. Hunter