Patents by Inventor Robert A. Kirzl

Robert A. Kirzl 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: 5042892
    Abstract: A light emitting panel formed by a single layer of parallel and contiguously arranged clad optical fibers supplied with light from a source at one end of the panel. The fibers are cemented together and the cladding is removed from the light emitting surface of the panel. In one embodiment, each fiber is looped at the end of the panel remote from the source of light so that both ends of each fiber is connected to the source of light.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 3, 1990
    Date of Patent: August 27, 1991
    Inventors: David Chiu, Robert A. Kirzl