Patents by Inventor Paul Newell Robb

Paul Newell Robb 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: 5687022
    Abstract: A lens system with a liquid optical element is for use in the mid-wave infrared from 3.0 micron to 5.0 micron wavelength is described. Using a liquid optical element which is highly transmissive in the 3.0 micron to 5.0 micron waveband of interest in conjunction with a solid material which is also highly transmissive in that waveband provides a lens design with very good optical performance which is less expensive and which is much lighter in weight than an all solid design of the same optical performance.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 24, 1995
    Date of Patent: November 11, 1997
    Assignee: Lockheed Missiles & Space Company, Inc.
    Inventor: Paul Newell Robb