Patents by Inventor Wang Long Zhou

Wang Long Zhou 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: 10401633
    Abstract: In various embodiments, laser delivery systems feature one or more optical elements for receiving a radiation beam and altering the spatial power distribution thereof, a lens manipulation system for changing a position of at least one optical element within the path of the radiation beam, and a controller for controlling the lens manipulation system to achieve a target altered spatial power distribution on a workpiece.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 21, 2016
    Date of Patent: September 3, 2019
    Assignee: TERADIODE, INC.
    Inventors: Wang-Long Zhou, Parviz Tayebati, Bien Chann, Francisco Villarreal-Saucedo
  • Patent number: 10401562
    Abstract: In various embodiments, the beam parameter product and/or beam shape of a laser beam is adjusted by directing the laser beam across a path along the input end of a cellular-core optical fiber. The beam emitted at the output end of the cellular-core optical fiber may be utilized to process a workpiece.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 25, 2018
    Date of Patent: September 3, 2019
    Assignee: TERADIODE, INC.
    Inventors: Francisco Villarreal-Saucedo, Wang-Long Zhou, Parviz Tayebati
  • Publication number: 20190265419
    Abstract: In various embodiments, a beam-parameter adjustment system and focusing system alters a spatial power distribution of a radiation beams before the beam is coupled into an optical fiber or delivered to a workpiece.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 5, 2019
    Publication date: August 29, 2019
    Inventors: Parviz TAYEBATI, Wang-Long ZHOU, Bien CHANN, Bryan LOCHMAN
  • Publication number: 20190265491
    Abstract: In various embodiments, one or more prisms are utilized in a wavelength beam combining laser system to regulate beam size and/or to provide narrower wavelength bandwidth.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 7, 2019
    Publication date: August 29, 2019
    Inventors: Wang-Long ZHOU, Bien CHANN, Daniel Gary DUGMORE, Mike CRUZ
  • Publication number: 20190214783
    Abstract: In various embodiments, the beam parameter product and/or beam shape of a laser beam is adjusted by coupling the laser beam into an optical fiber of a fiber bundle and directing the laser beam onto one or more in-coupling locations on the input end of the optical fiber. The beam emitted at the output end of the optical fiber may be utilized to process a workpiece.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 11, 2019
    Publication date: July 11, 2019
    Inventors: Wang-Long ZHOU, Bien CHANN, Francisco VILLARREAL-SAUCEDO, Parviz TAYEBATI
  • Publication number: 20190214790
    Abstract: In various embodiments, a modular laser system features an enclosure having interfaces for accepting input laser beam modules, optical elements for combining beams from the modules into a combined output beam, and a heat-exchange manifold for interfacing with and cooling the modules during operation.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 2, 2019
    Publication date: July 11, 2019
    Inventors: Parviz TAYEBATI, Bien CHANN, Bryan LOCHMAN, Matthew SAUTER, Wang-Long ZHOU
  • Patent number: 10268043
    Abstract: In various embodiments, one or more prisms are utilized in a wavelength beam combining laser system to regulate beam size and/or to provide narrower wavelength bandwidth.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 19, 2017
    Date of Patent: April 23, 2019
    Assignee: TERADIODE, INC.
    Inventors: Wang-Long Zhou, Bien Chann, Daniel Gary Dugmore, Mike Cruz
  • Publication number: 20190113688
    Abstract: In various embodiments, the beam parameter product and/or numerical aperture of a laser beam is adjusted utilizing a step-clad optical fiber having a central core, a first cladding, an annular core, and a second cladding.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 27, 2018
    Publication date: April 18, 2019
    Inventors: Wang-Long ZHOU, Francisco VILLARREAL-SAUCEDO, Parviz TAYEBATI, Bien CHANN
  • Publication number: 20190113685
    Abstract: In various embodiments, a beam-parameter adjustment system and focusing system alters a spatial power distribution of a plurality of radiation beams before the beams are coupled into an optical fiber.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 27, 2018
    Publication date: April 18, 2019
    Inventors: Bien CHANN, Parviz TAYEBATI, Robin HUANG, Bryan LOCHMAN, Wang-Long ZHOU, Francisco J. VILLARREAL-SAUCEDO, James ZAMBUTO
  • Patent number: 10261271
    Abstract: In various embodiments, a beam-parameter adjustment system and focusing system alters a spatial power distribution of a radiation beams before the beam is coupled into an optical fiber or delivered to a workpiece.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 28, 2017
    Date of Patent: April 16, 2019
    Assignee: TERADIODE, INC.
    Inventors: Parviz Tayebati, Wang-Long Zhou, Bien Chann, Bryan Lochman
  • Patent number: 10254484
    Abstract: In various embodiments, a beam-parameter adjustment system and focusing system alters a spatial power distribution of a plurality of radiation beams before the beams are coupled into an optical fiber.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 12, 2017
    Date of Patent: April 9, 2019
    Assignee: TERADIODE, INC.
    Inventors: Bien Chann, Parviz Tayebati, Robin Huang, Bryan Lochman, Wang-Long Zhou, Francisco J. Villarreal-Saucedo, James Zambuto
  • Publication number: 20190089118
    Abstract: In various embodiments, one or more optical elements are utilized to alter the numerical aperture of a radiation beam received from an optical fiber in order to accommodate the properties of a downstream collimator within a laser delivery head.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 21, 2018
    Publication date: March 21, 2019
    Inventors: Wang-Long ZHOU, Francisco VILLARREAL-SAUCEDO
  • Patent number: 10224691
    Abstract: In various embodiments, the beam parameter product and/or beam shape of a laser beam is adjusted by coupling the laser beam into an optical fiber of a fiber bundle and directing the laser beam onto one or more in-coupling locations on the input end of the optical fiber. The beam emitted at the output end of the optical fiber may be utilized to process a workpiece.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 9, 2017
    Date of Patent: March 5, 2019
    Assignee: TERADIODE, INC.
    Inventors: Wang-Long Zhou, Bien Chann, Francisco Villarreal-Saucedo, Parviz Tayebati
  • Patent number: 10211601
    Abstract: In various embodiments, a modular laser system features an enclosure having interfaces for accepting input laser beam modules, optical elements for combining beams from the modules into a combined output beam, and a heat-exchange manifold for interfacing with and cooling the modules during operation.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 11, 2018
    Date of Patent: February 19, 2019
    Assignee: TERADIODE, INC.
    Inventors: Parviz Tayebati, Bien Chann, Bryan Lochman, Matthew Sauter, Wang-Long Zhou
  • Publication number: 20180372959
    Abstract: In various embodiments, the beam parameter product and/or numerical aperture of a laser beam is adjusted utilizing a step-clad optical fiber having a central core, a first cladding, an annular core, and a second cladding.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 30, 2018
    Publication date: December 27, 2018
    Inventors: Wang-Long ZHOU, Francisco VILLARREAL-SAUCEDO, Parviz TAYEBATI, Bien CHANN
  • Publication number: 20180335638
    Abstract: In various embodiments, wavelength beam combining systems feature multiple beam emitters each emitting an individual beam, as well as multiple micro-optics arrangements each disposed optically downstream from a beam emitter to intercept the beam emitted thereby and direct the beam toward a dispersive element for combination into a multi-wavelength output beam.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 30, 2018
    Publication date: November 22, 2018
    Inventors: Parviz Tayebati, Bien Chann, Robin Huang, Wang-Long Zhou
  • Patent number: 10088632
    Abstract: In various embodiments, the beam parameter product and/or numerical aperture of a laser beam is adjusted utilizing a step-clad optical fiber having a central core, a first cladding, an annular core, and a second cladding.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 5, 2017
    Date of Patent: October 2, 2018
    Assignee: TERADIODE, INC.
    Inventors: Wang-Long Zhou, Francisco Villarreal-Saucedo, Parviz Tayebati, Bien Chann
  • Publication number: 20180252929
    Abstract: In various embodiments, optical repositioners and/or angled dispersive elements are utilized to manipulate portions of an input laser beam emitted by a group of laser emitters in order to form a multi-wavelength output beam having a high beam quality factor.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 6, 2015
    Publication date: September 6, 2018
    Inventors: Parviz Tayebati, Wang-Long Zhou, Bien Chann, Robin Huang, Michael Cruz
  • Publication number: 20180241179
    Abstract: In various embodiments, a modular laser system features an enclosure having interfaces for accepting input laser beam modules, optical elements for combining beams from the modules into a combined output beam, and a heat-exchange manifold for interfacing with and cooling the modules during operation.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 11, 2018
    Publication date: August 23, 2018
    Inventors: Parviz TAYEBATI, Bien CHANN, Bryan LOCHMAN, Matthew SAUTER, Wang-Long ZHOU
  • Publication number: 20180210144
    Abstract: In various embodiments, the beam parameter product and/or beam shape of a laser beam is adjusted by directing the laser beam across a path along the input end of a cellular-core optical fiber. The beam emitted at the output end of the cellular-core optical fiber may be utilized to process a workpiece.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 25, 2018
    Publication date: July 26, 2018
    Inventors: Francisco VILLARREAL-SAUCEDO, Wang-Long ZHOU, Parviz TAYEBATI