Patents by Inventor Michael Renne Ty Tan

Michael Renne Ty Tan 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).

  • Publication number: 20160195677
    Abstract: A device includes a first element and a second element. The first element includes a plurality of mirrors formed as concave features on the first element. The second element is to support a plurality of filters. The first element is coupleable to the second element to align the plurality of mirrors relative to the plurality of filters to operate as a multiplexer or de-multiplexer.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 21, 2013
    Publication date: July 7, 2016
    Inventors: Georgios Panotopoulos, Paul Kessler Rosenberg, Michael Renne Ty Tan, Wayne Victor Sorin, Sagi Varghese Mathai
  • Publication number: 20160191425
    Abstract: A technique includes using circuit switches to selectively couple packet switches of a switch assembly to the port connectors of the assembly.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 9, 2013
    Publication date: June 30, 2016
    Inventors: Michael Schlansker, Jean TOURRIHES, Jose Renato G. SANTOS, Michael Renne Ty TAN, Moray MCLAREN
  • Publication number: 20160161687
    Abstract: An example apparatus comprises an optical connector coupled to at least one optical fiber cable; an optical interface coupled to the optical connector and to the at least one optical fiber cable, the optical interface to receive or transmit an optical signal; and an alignment collar releasably coupled to the optical connector and coupled to a substrate, wherein the optical interface is in alignment with at least one optical device coupled to the substrate.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 31, 2013
    Publication date: June 9, 2016
    Inventors: Paul Kessler Rosenberg, Jason H. Culler, Sagi Varghese Mathai, Michael Renne Ty Tan
  • Patent number: 9354410
    Abstract: A monolithically integrated, self-aligning, optical-fiber ferrule for a pigtailed opto-electronic module. The ferrule includes a body, a cavity defined within the body, a lateral alignment structure, and an optical-fiber stop. The cavity is to accept and align an optical fiber with an end of the cavity to face an optical aperture of an opto-electronic component. The lateral alignment structure is to self-align laterally the optical fiber with the optical aperture. The optical-fiber stop is coupled to the body, to self-align vertically the optical fiber. The body, the cavity, the lateral alignment structure and the optical-fiber stop are integrated together as a portion of a monolithically integrated chip. A system and a pigtailed opto-electronic engine that include the ferrule are also provided.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 31, 2012
    Date of Patent: May 31, 2016
    Assignee: Hewlett Packard Enterprise Development LP
    Inventors: Sagi Varghese Mathai, Michael Renne Ty Tan, Paul Kessler Rosenberg, Wayne Victor Sorin, Georgios Panotopoulos
  • Patent number: 9354388
    Abstract: A composite wafer includes a molded wafer and a second wafer. The molded wafer includes a plurality of first components, and the second wafer includes a plurality of second components. The second wafer is combined with the molded wafer to form the composite wafer. At least one of the first components is aligned with at least one of the second components to form a multi-component element. The multi-component element is singulatable from the composite wafer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 30, 2014
    Date of Patent: May 31, 2016
    Assignee: Hewlett Packard Enterprise Development LP
    Inventors: Michael Renne Ty Tan, Georgios Panotopoulos, Paul Kessler Rosenberg, Sagi Varhgese Mathai, Wayne Victor Sorin, Susant K. Patra
  • Patent number: 9354412
    Abstract: Optical interconnect fabrics and optical switches are disclosed. In one aspect, an optical interconnect fabric comprises one or more bundles of optical broadcast buses. Each optical broadcast bus is optically coupled at one end to a node and configured to transmit optical signals generated by the node. The optical fabric also includes a number of optical tap arrays distributed along each bundle of optical broadcast buses. Each optical tap array is configured to divert a portion of the optical power associated with the optical signals carried by a bundle of optical broadcast buses to one of the nodes.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 19, 2010
    Date of Patent: May 31, 2016
    Assignee: Hewlett Packard Enterprise Development LP
    Inventors: Nathan Lorenzo Binkert, Moray McLaren, Michael Renne Ty Tan, Alan Lynn Davis
  • Publication number: 20160149646
    Abstract: Techniques related to optical devices including a high contrast grating (HCG) lens are described herein. In an example, an optical device includes a transparent substrate. A laser emitter or detector at a first side of the transparent substrate to emit or detect a laser light transmitted via the transparent substrate. A HCG lens is at a second side of the transparent substrate to transmit and refract the laser light.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 22, 2013
    Publication date: May 26, 2016
    Inventors: Wayne Victor Sorin, Michael Renne Ty Tan, David A. Fattal, Sagi Varghese Mathai
  • Patent number: 9335500
    Abstract: A hybrid electro-optical package for an opto-electronic engine. The package includes a carrier substrate, and a package base. Electrical vias and an optical via of the carrier substrate communicate between a back side and a front side of the carrier substrate. The package base is coupled to the carrier substrate by intra-package electrical interconnects. The carrier substrate is to interconnect electrically with an opto-electronic component mounted on its back side, and includes an optical aperture at its front side for communication of optical signals. Similarly, lands disposed at a front side of the package base provide for communication of electrical signals to an integrated circuit and the opto-electronic component. A system and an opto-electronic engine that include the hybrid electro-optical package are also provided.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 31, 2012
    Date of Patent: May 10, 2016
    Assignee: Hewlett Packard Enterprise Development LP
    Inventors: Moray McLaren, Paul Kessler Rosenberg, Michael Renne Ty Tan, Terrel Morris
  • Patent number: 9337623
    Abstract: Apparatuses and methods for high density laser optics are provided. An example, of a laser optics apparatus includes a plurality of vertical cavity surface emitting lasers (VCSELs) in a monolithically integrated array, a high contrast grating (HCG) integrated with an aperture of a vertical cavity of each of the plurality of the VCSELs to enable emission of a single lasing wavelength of a plurality of lasing wavelengths, and a plurality of single mode waveguides, each integrated with a grating coupler, that are connected to each of the plurality of the integrated VCSELs and the HCGs, where each of the grating couplers is aligned to an integrated VCSEL and HCG.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 10, 2015
    Date of Patent: May 10, 2016
    Assignee: Hewlett Packard Enterprise Development LP
    Inventors: Michael Renne Ty Tan, David A. Fattal, Wayne Victor Sorin, Sagi Mathai
  • Patent number: 9331782
    Abstract: An optical transmission system includes a lens wafer to couple light into an optical transmission medium. The lens wafer includes a set of collimating lenses on a first side of the lens wafer, the collimating lenses to collimate beams of light from a plurality of light sources. The lens wafer also includes a focusing element on a second side of the wafer opposing the first side. The focusing element is to focus the collimated beams of light into an optical transmission medium.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 23, 2011
    Date of Patent: May 3, 2016
    Assignee: Hewlett Packard Enterprise Development LP
    Inventors: Wayne V. Sorin, Michael Renne Ty Tan
  • Patent number: 9297967
    Abstract: A device for converting and optionally processing an optical signal comprises an optical cable having an optical-electrical conversion device at one end, the optical-electrical conversion device to convert the optical signal to an electrical signal or an electrical signal into an optical signal; a electrical package to removably receive the optical-electrical conversion device and generate processed signal; and a general circuit board attached to the electrical package and operable to receive the processed signal.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 30, 2010
    Date of Patent: March 29, 2016
    Assignee: Hewlett Packard Enterprise Development LP
    Inventors: Paul Kessler Rosenberg, Sagi Varghese Mathai, Michael Renne Ty Tan, Joseph Straznicky
  • Patent number: 9285544
    Abstract: An optical power splitter includes a zig-zag and a reflector element associated with the zig-zag. The zig-zag is to split an input signal based on the reflector element, and output a plurality of split signals.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 30, 2011
    Date of Patent: March 15, 2016
    Assignee: Hewlett Packard Enterprise Development LP
    Inventors: Georgios Panotopoulos, Michael Renne Ty Tan, Paul Kessler Rosenberg, Sagi Varghese Mathai, Wayne V. Sorin, Susant K. Patra
  • Publication number: 20160072256
    Abstract: A mode-controlled laser system includes an active region to generate optical energy in response to an electric signal. The system also includes a mirror to resonate the optical energy in an optical cavity. The system also includes a HCG mode control reflector arranged in the optical cavity to control the resonated optical energy into a substantially non-Gaussian intensity profile. The resonated optical energy can be emitted as an optical signal having the substantially non-Gaussian intensity profile.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 20, 2013
    Publication date: March 10, 2016
    Inventors: Wayne Victor Sorin, Michael Renne Ty Tan, David A. Fattal, Marco Fiorentino
  • Patent number: 9272900
    Abstract: A nanostructure includes a highly conductive microcrystalline layer, a bipolar nanowire, and another layer (18, 30). The highly conductive microcrystalline layer includes a microcrystalline material and a metal. The bipolar nanowire has one end attached to the highly conductive microcrystalline layer and another end attached to the other layer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 30, 2008
    Date of Patent: March 1, 2016
    Assignee: Hewlett Packard Enterprise Development LP
    Inventors: Shih-Yuan Wang, Michael Renne Ty Tan
  • Patent number: 9268107
    Abstract: One example relates to an optical engine comprising an optical waveguide. The optical waveguide can comprise a total internal reflection (TIR) edge to change direction of an optical light beam to an angle parallel to a top surface and a bottom surface of the optical waveguide. The optical waveguide can also comprise a plurality of aligning holes extending from the top surface to the bottom surface of the optical waveguide. The optical engine can comprise a substantially transparent slab underlying the optical waveguide. The slab can also comprise a micro lens to collimate the optical light beam. The slab can further comprise a plurality of aligning pins extending perpendicular from a top surface and bottom surface of the slab. Each of the plurality of aligning pins can extend through a respective one of the plurality of aligning holes.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 30, 2012
    Date of Patent: February 23, 2016
    Assignee: Hewlett Packard Enterprise Development LP
    Inventors: Michael Renne Ty Tan, Sagi Varghese Mathai, Wayne Victor Sorin, Arlen L Roesner, Glenn C. Simon
  • Publication number: 20160050027
    Abstract: A method for connecting adjacent computing board devices. A source computing board may be provided. An optical engine attaches to the source computing board. A plurality of source optical connectors couples to the optical engine. A first optical connector may be positioned at a location on the source computing board for a first preset type of computing component on an adjacent computing board. A second optical connector may be positioned at a fixed coordinate related to the first optical connector on the source computing board.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 23, 2015
    Publication date: February 18, 2016
    Inventors: Terrel MORRIS, Paul Kessler ROSENBERG, Michael Renne Ty TAN, Gary GOSTIN, Eric PETERSON
  • Publication number: 20160013870
    Abstract: An optical coupling system includes an optical signal source to provide an optical signal from an aperture. The system also includes a substantially planar high-contrast grating (HCG) lens to convert an optical mode of the optical signal to provide a converted optical signal having a mode-isolating intensity profile. The system further includes an optical element to receive the converted optical signal. The optical signal source and the substantially planar HCG lens can be arranged to substantially mitigate coupling of a reflected optical signal associated with the converted optical signal that is reflected from the optical element to the aperture of the optical signal source based on a reflected mode-isolating intensity profile.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 11, 2013
    Publication date: January 14, 2016
    Inventors: Wayne Victor SORIN, Sonny VO, David A. FATTAL, Michael Renne Ty TAN
  • Patent number: 9207416
    Abstract: A method for connecting adjacent computing board devices. A source computing board may be provided. An optical engine attaches to the source computing board. A plurality of source optical connectors couples to the optical engine. A first optical connector may be positioned at a location on the source computing board for a first preset type of computing component on an adjacent computing board. A second optical connector may be positioned at a fixed coordinate related to the first optical connector on the source computing board.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 31, 2008
    Date of Patent: December 8, 2015
    Assignee: Hewlett-Packard Development Company, L.P.
    Inventors: Terrel Morris, Paul Kessler Rosenberg, Michael Renne Ty Tan, Gary Gostin, Eric Peterson
  • Patent number: 9201166
    Abstract: A holographic mirror 10 for re-directing an optical signal that includes a base 14 having an outer surface 16, and a plurality of discrete nano-structures 12 formed into the outer surface of the base. Each nano-structure has an out-of-plane dimension 20 that is within an order of magnitude of one or both in-plane dimensions 22. The plurality of nano-structures are configured in a repeating pattern with a predetermined spacing 18 between nano-structures for re-directing an optical signal.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 28, 2009
    Date of Patent: December 1, 2015
    Assignee: Hewlett-Packard Development Company, L.P.
    Inventors: Alexandre M. Bratkovski, Michael Renne Ty Tan
  • Patent number: 9178642
    Abstract: This disclosure is directed to optical-to-electrical receiver and transceiver integrated circuits that can be used to send and receive multiple optical signal data streams using at least one optical bus. In one aspect, a fan-in integrated circuit of a node includes an arbiter/multiplexer, and at least one receiver. Each receiver is electronically connected to the arbiter/multiplexer. Each receiver receives at least one optical signal over an optical broadcast bus and converts the optical signals into a data stream encoded in electronic signals. The arbiter/multiplexer selects one receiver at a time to send an electronic signal to the arbiter/multiplexer and outputs the electronic signal to the node for processing.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 27, 2010
    Date of Patent: November 3, 2015
    Assignee: Hewlett-Packard Development Company, L.P.
    Inventors: Moray McLaren, Nathann Lorenzo Binkert, David A. Warren, Michael Renne Ty Tan