Patents by Inventor Roy Meade

Roy Meade 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: 20200365787
    Abstract: Described embodiments include photonic integrated circuits and systems with photonic devices, including thermal isolation regions for the photonic devices. Methods of fabricating such circuits and systems are also described.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 31, 2020
    Publication date: November 19, 2020
    Inventors: Roy Meade, Gurtej Sandhu
  • Patent number: 10777722
    Abstract: Described embodiments include photonic integrated circuits and systems with photonic devices, including thermal isolation regions for the photonic devices. Methods of fabricating such circuits and systems are also described.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 20, 2018
    Date of Patent: September 15, 2020
    Assignee: Micron Technology, Inc.
    Inventors: Roy Meade, Gurtej Sandhu
  • Patent number: 10656354
    Abstract: A structure for optically aligning an optical fiber to a photonic device and method of fabrication of same. The structure optically aligns an optical fiber to the photonic device using a lens between the two which is moveable by actuator heads. The lens is moveable by respective motive sources associated with the actuator heads.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 26, 2018
    Date of Patent: May 19, 2020
    Assignee: Micron Technology, Inc.
    Inventors: Gurtej Sandhu, Roy Meade, Lei Bi, John Smythe
  • Publication number: 20190245100
    Abstract: Method and structural embodiments are described which provide an integrated structure using polysilicon material having different optical properties in different regions of the structure.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 15, 2019
    Publication date: August 8, 2019
    Inventors: Roy Meade, Karan Mehta, Efraim Megged, Jason Orcutt, Milos Popovic, Rajeev Ram, Jeffrey Shainline, Zvi Sternberg, Vladimir Stojanovic, Ofer Tehar-Zahav
  • Patent number: 10312388
    Abstract: Method and structural embodiments are described which provide an integrated structure using polysilicon material having different optical properties in different regions of the structure.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 16, 2017
    Date of Patent: June 4, 2019
    Assignees: Micron Technology, Inc., Massachusetts Institute of Technology
    Inventors: Roy Meade, Karan Mehta, Efraim Megged, Jason Orcutt, Milos Popovic, Rajeev Ram, Jeffrey Shainline, Zvi Sternberg, Vladimir Stojanovic, Ofer Tehar-Zahav
  • Publication number: 20190013452
    Abstract: Described embodiments include photonic integrated circuits and systems with photonic devices, including thermal isolation regions for the photonic devices. Methods of fabricating such circuits and systems are also described.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 20, 2018
    Publication date: January 10, 2019
    Inventors: Roy Meade, Gurtej Sandhu
  • Patent number: 10109640
    Abstract: Methods for fabricating a transistor include forming a dielectric material adjacent to a semiconductor, introducing non-hydrogenous ions into the dielectric material, and forming a control gate adjacent to the dielectric material. Transistors include source/drain regions in a semiconductor, a dielectric material adjacent to the semiconductor and containing non-hydrogenous ions, and a control gate adjacent to the dielectric material.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 10, 2018
    Date of Patent: October 23, 2018
    Assignee: Micron Technology, Inc.
    Inventor: Roy Meade
  • Patent number: 10090451
    Abstract: Described embodiments include photonic integrated circuits and systems with photonic devices, including thermal isolation regions for the photonic devices. Methods of fabricating such circuits and systems are also described.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 29, 2016
    Date of Patent: October 2, 2018
    Assignee: Micron Technology, Inc.
    Inventors: Roy Meade, Gurtej Sandhu
  • Publication number: 20180224614
    Abstract: A structure for optically aligning an optical fiber to a photonic device and method of fabrication of same. The structure optically aligns an optical fiber to the photonic device using a lens between the two which is moveable by actuator heads. The lens is moveable by respective motive sources associated with the actuator heads.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 26, 2018
    Publication date: August 9, 2018
    Inventors: Gurtej Sandhu, Roy Meade, Lei Bi, John Smythe
  • Publication number: 20180130815
    Abstract: Methods for fabricating a transistor include forming a dielectric material adjacent to a semiconductor, introducing non-hydrogenous ions into the dielectric material, and forming a control gate adjacent to the dielectric material.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 10, 2018
    Publication date: May 10, 2018
    Applicant: MICRON TECHNOLOGY, INC.
    Inventor: Roy Meade
  • Patent number: 9958624
    Abstract: A structure for optically aligning an optical fiber to a protonic device and method of fabrication of same. The structure optically aligns an optical fiber to the protonic device using a lens between the two which is moveable by actuator heads. The lens is moveable by respective motive sources associated with the actuator heads.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 30, 2017
    Date of Patent: May 1, 2018
    Assignee: Micron Technology, Inc.
    Inventors: Gurtej Sandhu, Roy Meade, Lei Bi, John Smythe
  • Patent number: 9881932
    Abstract: Methods for adjusting a flatband voltage of a memory device, including applying a voltage to a control gate of the memory device such that charged species are moved to one of a plurality of different levels in a dielectric material in response to the voltage, wherein the plurality of different levels is greater than two.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 14, 2016
    Date of Patent: January 30, 2018
    Assignee: Micron Technology, Inc.
    Inventor: Roy Meade
  • Publication number: 20180024304
    Abstract: Disclosed are methods of providing a hermetically sealed optical connection between an optical fiber and an optical element of a chip and a photonic-integrated chip manufactured using such methods.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 25, 2017
    Publication date: January 25, 2018
    Inventors: Roy Meade, Gurtej Sandhu
  • Publication number: 20180011252
    Abstract: Devices and systems to perform optical alignment by using one or more liquid crystal layers to actively steer a light beam from an optical fiber to an optical waveguide integrated on a chip. An on-chip feedback mechanism can steer the beam between the fiber and a grating based waveguide to minimize the insertion loss of the system.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 11, 2017
    Publication date: January 11, 2018
    Inventors: Roy Meade, Gurtej Sandhu
  • Publication number: 20180003905
    Abstract: A structure for optically aligning an optical fiber to a protonic device and method of fabrication of same. The structure optically aligns an optical fiber to the protonic device using a lens between the two which is moveable by actuator heads. The lens is moveable by respective motive sources associated with the actuator heads.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 30, 2017
    Publication date: January 4, 2018
    Inventors: Gurtej Sandhu, Roy Meade, Lei Bi, John Smythe
  • Publication number: 20170365726
    Abstract: Method and structural embodiments are described which provide an integrated structure using polysilicon material having different optical properties in different regions of the structure.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 16, 2017
    Publication date: December 21, 2017
    Inventors: Roy Meade, Karan Mehta, Efraim Megged, Jason Orcutt, Milos Popovic, Rajeev Ram, Jeffrey Shainline, Zvi Sternberg, Vladimir Stojanovic, Ofer Tehar-Zahav
  • Patent number: 9804350
    Abstract: Disclosed are methods of providing a hermetically sealed optical connection between an optical fiber and an optical element of a chip and a photonic-integrated chip manufactured using such methods.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 5, 2016
    Date of Patent: October 31, 2017
    Assignee: Micron Technology, Inc.
    Inventors: Roy Meade, Gurtej Sandhu
  • Patent number: 9791629
    Abstract: Devices and systems to perform optical alignment by using one or more liquid crystal layers to actively steer a light beam from an optical fiber to an optical waveguide integrated on a chip. An on-chip feedback mechanism can steer the beam between the fiber and a grating based waveguide to minimize the insertion loss of the system.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 17, 2015
    Date of Patent: October 17, 2017
    Assignee: Micron Technology, Inc.
    Inventors: Roy Meade, Gurtej Sandhu
  • Patent number: 9778416
    Abstract: An integrated structure and method of formation provide a lower level waveguide having a core of a first material and a higher level waveguide having a core of a second material and a coupling region for coupling the two waveguides together. The different core materials provided different coupled waveguides having different light loss characteristics.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 25, 2014
    Date of Patent: October 3, 2017
    Assignees: Micron Technology, Inc., Massachusetts Institute of Technology
    Inventors: Roy Meade, Jason Orcutt, Milos Popovic, Jeffrey Shainline, Zvi Sternberg, Vladimir Stojanovic, Ofer Tehar-Zahav
  • Patent number: 9768330
    Abstract: Method and structural embodiments are described which provide an integrated structure using polysilicon material having different optical properties in different regions of the structure.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 25, 2014
    Date of Patent: September 19, 2017
    Assignees: Micron Technology, Inc., Massachusetts Institute of Technology
    Inventors: Roy Meade, Karan Mehta, Efraim Megged, Jason Orcutt, Milos Popovic, Rajeev Ram, Jeffrey Shainline, Zvi Sternberg, Vladimir Stojanovic, Ofer Tehar-Zahav