Patents by Inventor Sean Walston

Sean Walston 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: 10767502
    Abstract: A turbine vane made from ceramic matrix composite material and adapted for use in a gas turbine engine. The turbine vane is made from ceramic matrix composite materials with three-dimensionally woven or braided reinforcing tows and includes an inner band, an outer band, and an airfoil that extends between the inner band and the outer band.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 17, 2017
    Date of Patent: September 8, 2020
    Assignees: Rolls-Royce Corporation, Rolls-Royce North American Technologies Inc., Rolls-Royce High Temperature Composites Inc.
    Inventors: Tara G. Schetzel, Ted J. Freeman, Jun Shi, Jeffrey A. Walston, Steven Clarke, Sean Kroszner
  • Patent number: 10353088
    Abstract: Neutron multiplicity detector control logic and firmware may control a neutron multiplicity detector such that higher count rates can be achieved by an order of magnitude of more over conventional control logic and firmware. Count rates of over 1,000,000 cps, and even over 1,500,000 cps, have been realized in some implementations.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 23, 2018
    Date of Patent: July 16, 2019
    Assignees: Triad National Security, LLC, Natl. Tech. & Engineering Solutions of Sandia, LLC, Lawrence Livermore National Security, LLC
    Inventors: Mark Nelson, Eric Sorensen, Brian Rooney, Richard Rothrock, Matthew Newell, Samuel Salazar, Christopher Romero, David Jones, Sean Walston, Scott Kiff