Patents by Inventor Joseph W. Hahn

Joseph W. Hahn 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: 10379174
    Abstract: A magnetometer includes a light source that provides excitation light and a magneto-optical defect center material with at least one defect center that transmits emitted light when excited by the excitation light. The magnetometer also includes a light sensor that receives the emitted light and a plurality of magnets that provide a bias magnetic field to the magneto-optical defect center material. The magnetometer further includes a ring magnet holder that has an outer ring with an outside surface and a plurality of holders extending from the ring. The plurality of holders hold the plurality of magnets in a same orientation with respect to one another. The magnetometer further includes a mount that has an inside surface. The outside surface of the outer ring slides along the inside surface of the mount.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 24, 2017
    Date of Patent: August 13, 2019
    Assignee: LOCKHEED MARTIN CORPORATION
    Inventors: Joseph W. Hahn, Andrew Raymond Mandeville, Gregory Scott Bruce, Arul Manickam, Peter G. Kaup
  • Patent number: 10371760
    Abstract: A system for magnetic detection includes a magneto-optical defect center material comprising a plurality of magneto-optical defect centers, an optical light source, an optical detector, and a radio frequency (RF) excitation source. The optical light source is configured to provide optical excitation to the magneto-optical defect center material. The optical detector is configured to receive an optical signal emitted by the magneto-optical defect center material. The RF excitation source is configured to provide RF excitation to the magneto-optical defect center material. The RF excitation source includes an RF feed connector, and a metallic material coated on the magneto-optical defect center material and electrically connected to the RF feed connecter.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 24, 2017
    Date of Patent: August 6, 2019
    Assignee: LOCKHEED MARTIN CORPORATION
    Inventors: Andrew Raymond Mandeville, Gregory Scott Bruce, Joseph W. Hahn
  • Publication number: 20190219645
    Abstract: A magnetometer for magnetic detection includes a magneto-optical defect center material comprising at least one magneto-optical defect center that emits an optical signal when excited by an excitation light, a radio frequency (RF) exciter system configured to provide RF excitation to the magneto-optical defect center material; an optical excitation system configured to direct the excitation light to the magneto-optical defect center material; an optical detector configured to receive the optical signal emitted by the magneto-optical defect center material based on the excitation light and the RF excitation; a magnetic field generator configured to generate a magnetic field detected at the magneto-optical defect center material; and a housing configured to enclose the magneto-optical defect center material, the RF exciter system, the optical excitation system, the optical detector, and the magnetic field generator. The housing is hermetically sealed.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 14, 2019
    Publication date: July 18, 2019
    Inventors: Joseph W. HAHN, Wilbur LEW, Andrew Raymond MANDEVILLE, Yongdan HU
  • Patent number: 10338164
    Abstract: A system for magnetic detection includes a magneto-optical defect center material comprising a plurality of magneto-optical defect centers, an optical light source , an optical detector, and a radio frequency (RF) excitation source. The optical light source is configured to provide optical excitation to the magneto-optical defect center material. The optical detector is configured to receive an optical signal emitted by the magneto-optical defect center material. The RF excitation source is configured to provide RF excitation to the magneto-optical defect center material. The RF excitation source includes an RF feed connector, and a metallic material coated on the magneto-optical defect center material and electrically connected to the RF feed connecter.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 24, 2017
    Date of Patent: July 2, 2019
    Assignee: LOCKHEED MARTIN CORPORATION
    Inventors: Joseph W. Hahn, Andrew Raymond Mandeville, Gregory Scott Bruce
  • Publication number: 20190181071
    Abstract: An electronic chip package includes a base defining a fluid inlet opening for receiving pressurized fluid from a fluid source and a fluid outlet opening. A dielectric body is arranged on the base and configured to support an electronic device. The dielectric body comprises a coolant flow chamber formed in a first surface thereof, and a plurality of impingement openings formed within the coolant flow chamber. The plurality of impingement openings are in communication with the fluid inlet opening of the base for generating a plurality of fluid streams to be expelled into the coolant flow chamber. The body further comprises a coolant return port formed within the coolant flow chamber and in communication with the fluid outlet opening of the base.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 15, 2019
    Publication date: June 13, 2019
    Inventors: Daniel W. Harris, John Ditri, Joseph W. Hahn, Michael K. McNulty
  • Patent number: 10317279
    Abstract: A system provides light received from NV diamond material to an optical collector. The provision of light received from NV diamond material to an optical collector impacts the efficiency by which light is directed to the optical collector. The system may be employed to efficiently direct light from the NV diamond material to the optical collector.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 9, 2017
    Date of Patent: June 11, 2019
    Assignee: LOCKHEED MARTIN CORPORATION
    Inventors: Gregory Scott Bruce, Joseph W. Hahn, Nicholas Mauriello Luzod
  • Patent number: 10306802
    Abstract: A heat sink for cooling an integrated circuit device includes a body having a first side and a second side. A fluid inlet opening is formed in the second side of the body for receiving pressurized fluid from a fluid source. A plurality of impingement openings are formed in the first side of the body. At least one fluid delivery channel is provided and configured to deliver pressurized fluid from the fluid inlet opening to the plurality of impingement openings for generating a plurality of fluid streams expelled from the plurality of impingement openings. A plurality of fluid diverters are formed on the first side of the body and arranged generally between each of the plurality of impingement openings for diverting a flow of fluid around each of the plurality of impingement openings.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 2, 2015
    Date of Patent: May 28, 2019
    Assignee: Lockheed Martin Corporation
    Inventors: John Ditri, Joseph W. Hahn, Michael K. McNulty
  • Patent number: 10211127
    Abstract: An electronic chip package includes a base defining a fluid inlet opening for receiving pressurized fluid from a fluid source and a fluid outlet opening. A dielectric body is arranged on the base and configured to support an electronic device. The dielectric body comprises a coolant flow chamber formed in a first surface thereof, and a plurality of impingement openings formed within the coolant flow chamber. The plurality of impingement openings are in communication with the fluid inlet opening of the base for generating a plurality of fluid streams to be expelled into the coolant flow chamber. The body further comprises a coolant return port formed within the coolant flow chamber and in communication with the fluid outlet opening of the base.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 19, 2017
    Date of Patent: February 19, 2019
    Assignee: Lockheed Martin Corporation
    Inventors: Daniel W. Harris, John Ditri, Joseph W. Hahn, Michael K. McNulty
  • Publication number: 20190018076
    Abstract: A magnetometer for magnetic detection includes a magneto-optical defect center material having at least one magneto-optical defect center; a radio frequency (RF) exciter system including a radio frequency (RF) excitation source; an optical excitation system including an optical excitation source; an optical detector configured to receive an optical signal based on light emitted by the magneto-optical defect center material due RF excitation and optical excitation provided to the magneto-optical defect center material via the RF excitation source and the optical excitation source, respectively; a magnetic field generator configured to generate a magnetic field detected at the magneto-optical defect center material; and a system controller.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 10, 2018
    Publication date: January 17, 2019
    Applicant: LOCKHEED MARTIN CORPORATION
    Inventors: Joseph W. HAHN, Cedric H. WU, Yongdan HU, Kenneth Michael JACKSON, Gregory Scott BRUCE, Wilbur LEW, Andrew Raymond MANDEVILLE, Duc HUYNH
  • Publication number: 20190018077
    Abstract: Systems for a magneto-optical defect center material magnetic sensor system that uses fluorescence intensity to distinguish the ms=±1 states, and to measure the magnetic field based on the energy difference between the ms=+1 state and the ms=?1 state, as manifested by the RF frequencies corresponding to each state in some embodiments. The system may include an optical excitation source, which directs optical excitation to the material. The system may further include an RF excitation source, which provides RF radiation to the material. Light from the material may be directed through a light pipe to an optical detector. Light from the material may be directed through an optical filter and a lens to be focused at a focal point corresponding to a collection portion of an optical detector.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 10, 2018
    Publication date: January 17, 2019
    Applicant: LOCKHEED MARTIN CORPORATION
    Inventors: Cedric H. WU, Joseph W. HAHN, Yongdan HU
  • Publication number: 20190018085
    Abstract: A system for magnetic detection is described. The system includes a magneto-optical defect center material including a plurality of magneto-optical defect centers, an RF excitation source, an optical excitation source assembly including an optical excitation source, a system controller, and an optical detector. The system controller is configured to control the RF excitation source to provide RF excitation to the magneto-optical defect center material, and control the optical excitation source to provide optical excitation to the magneto-optical defect center material. The optical detector is configured to receive an optical signal based on light emitted by the magneto-optical defect center material due to the RF excitation and the optical excitation provided to the magneto-optical defect center material.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 10, 2018
    Publication date: January 17, 2019
    Applicant: LOCKHEED MARTIN CORPORATION
    Inventors: Cedric H. WU, Joseph W. HAHN, Yongdan HU, Kenneth M. JACKSON
  • Publication number: 20190018088
    Abstract: Systems for a magneto-optical defect center material magnetic sensor system that uses fluorescence intensity to distinguish the ms=±1 states, and to measure the magnetic field based on the energy difference between the ms=+1 state and the ms=?1 state, as manifested by the RF frequencies corresponding to each state in some embodiments. The system may include an optical excitation source, which directs optical excitation to the material. The system may further include an RF excitation source, which provides RF radiation to the material. Light from the material may be directed through a light pipe to an optical detector. Light from the material may be directed through an optical filter and a lens to be focused at a focal point corresponding to a collection portion of an optical detector.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 10, 2018
    Publication date: January 17, 2019
    Applicant: LOCKHEED MARTIN CORPORATION
    Inventors: Yongdan HU, Joseph W. HAHN, Gregory Scott BRUCE
  • Publication number: 20190018087
    Abstract: Systems and methods using a magneto-optical defect center material magnetic sensor system that uses fluorescence intensity to distinguish the ms=±1 states, and to measure the magnetic field based on the energy difference between the ms=+1 state and the ms=?1 state, as manifested by the RF frequencies corresponding to each state in some embodiments. The system may include an optical excitation source, which directs optical excitation to the material. The system may further include an RF excitation source, which provides RF radiation to the material. Light from the material may be directed through an optical waveguide assembly comprising an optical waveguide with a hollow core and at least one optical filter coating.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 10, 2018
    Publication date: January 17, 2019
    Applicant: LOCKHEED MARTIN CORPORATION
    Inventors: Joseph W. HAHN, Yongdan HU, Wilbur LEW
  • Publication number: 20190018091
    Abstract: A magnetometer for magnetic detection includes a magneto-optical defect center material including at least one magneto-optical defect center that emits an optical signal when excited by an excitation light, a radio frequency (RF) exciter system configured to provide RF excitation to the magneto-optical defect center material, an optical excitation system configured to direct the excitation light to the magneto-optical defect center material, an optical detector configured to receive the optical signal emitted by the magneto-optical defect center material based on the excitation light and the RF excitation, and a magnetic field generator configured to generate a magnetic field detected at the magneto-optical defect center material, the magnetic field generator including a plurality of permanent magnets arranged in a Halbach array.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 10, 2018
    Publication date: January 17, 2019
    Applicant: LOCKHEED MARTIN CORPORATION
    Inventors: Wilbur LEW, Andrew MANDEVILLE, Joseph W. HAHN
  • Patent number: 10126377
    Abstract: A magneto-optical defect center magnetometer, such as a diamond nitrogen vacancy (DNV) magnetometer, can include an excitation source, a magneto-optical defect center element, a collection device, a top plate, a bottom plate, and a printed circuit board. The excitation source, the magneto-optical defect center element, and the collection device are each mounted to the printed circuit board.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 9, 2017
    Date of Patent: November 13, 2018
    Assignee: LOCKHEED MARTIN CORPORATION
    Inventors: Joseph W. Hahn, Arul Manickam, Peter G. Kaup, Gregory Scott Bruce, Wilbur Lew, Nicholas M. Luzod, Duc Huynh
  • Publication number: 20180275206
    Abstract: A sensor is described comprising an assembly allowing for the adjustment of light through a plurality of lenses to magneto-optical defect center materials. In some implementations, an initial calibration is done on the sensor system to adjust the relative position of the optical excitation assembly to a base structure to benefit the final intended purpose of the sensor The optical excitation assembly for attachment to a base structure can be described as comprising a slot configured to adjust the optical excitation assembly in a respective linear direction relative to the base structure, an optical excitation source, a lens, and a drive screw mechanism. The drive screw mechanism can be configured to adjust a position of the lens relative to the optical excitation source.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 24, 2017
    Publication date: September 27, 2018
    Applicant: Lockheed Martin Corporation
    Inventors: Joseph W. HAHN, Nicholas Mauriello Luzod, Wilbur Lew, Gregory Scott Bruce
  • Publication number: 20180275225
    Abstract: A magnetometer may include a housing and a light source configured to provide excitation light. The magnetometers may also include a magneto-optical defect center material with at least one defect center that emits light when excited by the excitation light. The magnetometers may further include a light sensor configured to receive the emitted light and a radio frequency circuit board configured to generate a radio frequency field around the magneto-optical defect center material. The magnetometers may also include a mount base. The magneto-optical defect center material and the radio frequency circuit board may be mounted to the mount base. The mount base can be configured to be fixed to the housing in a plurality of orientations.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 24, 2017
    Publication date: September 27, 2018
    Applicant: Lockheed Martin Corporation
    Inventor: Joseph W. Hahn
  • Publication number: 20180275209
    Abstract: A system for magnetic detection includes a magneto-optical defect center material comprising a plurality of magneto-optical defect centers, an optical light source, an optical detector, and a radio frequency (RF) excitation source. The optical light source is configured to provide optical excitation to the magneto-optical defect center material. The optical detector is configured to receive an optical signal emitted by the magneto-optical defect center material. The RF excitation source is configured to provide RF excitation to the magneto-optical defect center material. The RF excitation source includes an RF feed connector, and a metallic material coated on the magneto-optical defect center material and electrically connected to the RF feed connecter.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 24, 2017
    Publication date: September 27, 2018
    Applicant: Lockheed Martin Corporation
    Inventors: Andrew Raymond Mandeville, Gregory Scott Bruce, Joseph W. Hahn
  • Publication number: 20180275211
    Abstract: A magnetometer includes a light source that provides excitation light and a magneto-optical defect center material with at least one defect center that transmits emitted light when excited by the excitation light. The magnetometer also includes a light sensor that receives the emitted light and a plurality of magnets that provide a bias magnetic field to the magneto-optical defect center material. The magnetometer further includes a ring magnet holder that has an outer ring with an outside surface and a plurality of holders extending from the ring. The plurality of holders hold the plurality of magnets in a same orientation with respect to one another. The magnetometer further includes a mount that has an inside surface. The outside surface of the outer ring slides along the inside surface of the mount.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 24, 2017
    Publication date: September 27, 2018
    Applicant: Lockheed Martin Corporation
    Inventors: Joseph W. Hahn, Andrew Raymond Mandeville, Gregory Scott Bruce, Arul Manickam, Peter G. Kaup
  • Publication number: 20180275207
    Abstract: A magneto-optical defect center sensor can utilize a Vivaldi antenna array for increasing uniformity of an RF magnetic signal at a specified location of the magneto-defect center element, such as a diamond having a nitrogen vacancy.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 24, 2017
    Publication date: September 27, 2018
    Applicant: Lockheed Martin Corporation
    Inventor: Joseph W. HAHN