Patents by Inventor Kenneth J. Button

Kenneth J. Button 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: 4330761
    Abstract: A gas laser adapted to produce laser radiation in the far infrared region of the electromagnetic spectrum, but adapted, as well, to produce radiation in the infrared, the near infrared, the millimeter and the microwave regions. The laser employs a zig-zag pumping scheme which serves to excite the gas uniformly and thus enhance transfer of pump energy into laser energy.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 28, 1976
    Date of Patent: May 18, 1982
    Assignee: Massachusetts Institute of Technology
    Inventors: Daniel R. Cohn, Benjamin Lax, Kenneth J. Button