Patents by Inventor Wayne Victor Sorin

Wayne Victor Sorin 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: 9337623
    Abstract: Apparatuses and methods for high density laser optics are provided. An example, of a laser optics apparatus includes a plurality of vertical cavity surface emitting lasers (VCSELs) in a monolithically integrated array, a high contrast grating (HCG) integrated with an aperture of a vertical cavity of each of the plurality of the VCSELs to enable emission of a single lasing wavelength of a plurality of lasing wavelengths, and a plurality of single mode waveguides, each integrated with a grating coupler, that are connected to each of the plurality of the integrated VCSELs and the HCGs, where each of the grating couplers is aligned to an integrated VCSEL and HCG.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 10, 2015
    Date of Patent: May 10, 2016
    Assignee: Hewlett Packard Enterprise Development LP
    Inventors: Michael Renne Ty Tan, David A. Fattal, Wayne Victor Sorin, Sagi Mathai
  • Publication number: 20160072256
    Abstract: A mode-controlled laser system includes an active region to generate optical energy in response to an electric signal. The system also includes a mirror to resonate the optical energy in an optical cavity. The system also includes a HCG mode control reflector arranged in the optical cavity to control the resonated optical energy into a substantially non-Gaussian intensity profile. The resonated optical energy can be emitted as an optical signal having the substantially non-Gaussian intensity profile.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 20, 2013
    Publication date: March 10, 2016
    Inventors: Wayne Victor Sorin, Michael Renne Ty Tan, David A. Fattal, Marco Fiorentino
  • Patent number: 9268107
    Abstract: One example relates to an optical engine comprising an optical waveguide. The optical waveguide can comprise a total internal reflection (TIR) edge to change direction of an optical light beam to an angle parallel to a top surface and a bottom surface of the optical waveguide. The optical waveguide can also comprise a plurality of aligning holes extending from the top surface to the bottom surface of the optical waveguide. The optical engine can comprise a substantially transparent slab underlying the optical waveguide. The slab can also comprise a micro lens to collimate the optical light beam. The slab can further comprise a plurality of aligning pins extending perpendicular from a top surface and bottom surface of the slab. Each of the plurality of aligning pins can extend through a respective one of the plurality of aligning holes.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 30, 2012
    Date of Patent: February 23, 2016
    Assignee: Hewlett Packard Enterprise Development LP
    Inventors: Michael Renne Ty Tan, Sagi Varghese Mathai, Wayne Victor Sorin, Arlen L Roesner, Glenn C. Simon
  • Publication number: 20160013870
    Abstract: An optical coupling system includes an optical signal source to provide an optical signal from an aperture. The system also includes a substantially planar high-contrast grating (HCG) lens to convert an optical mode of the optical signal to provide a converted optical signal having a mode-isolating intensity profile. The system further includes an optical element to receive the converted optical signal. The optical signal source and the substantially planar HCG lens can be arranged to substantially mitigate coupling of a reflected optical signal associated with the converted optical signal that is reflected from the optical element to the aperture of the optical signal source based on a reflected mode-isolating intensity profile.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 11, 2013
    Publication date: January 14, 2016
    Inventors: Wayne Victor SORIN, Sonny VO, David A. FATTAL, Michael Renne Ty TAN
  • Patent number: 9164249
    Abstract: A glass-silicon wafer stacked platform. The platform includes a plurality of silicon pillars defining a ferrule receptacle, a silicon spacer connected to bases of the pillars and enclosing an aperture, a glass wafer bonded to the spacer, a microlens array formed in a first surface of the glass wafer and located in the aperture, conductive material carried by a second surface of the glass wafer, and contacts in electrical communication with the conductive material.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 27, 2012
    Date of Patent: October 20, 2015
    Assignee: Hewlett-Packard Development Company, L.P.
    Inventors: Sagi Varghese Mathai, Michael Renne Ty Tan, Wayne Victor Sorin, Paul Kessler Rosenberg, Georgios Panotopoulos, Susant K Patra
  • Publication number: 20150205061
    Abstract: One example relates to an optical engine comprising an optical waveguide. The optical waveguide can comprise a total internal reflection (TIR) edge to change direction of an optical light beam to an angle parallel to a top surface and a bottom surface of the optical waveguide. The optical waveguide can also comprise a plurality of aligning holes extending from the top surface to the bottom surface of the optical waveguide. The optical engine can comprise a substantially transparent slab underlying the optical waveguide. The slab can also comprise a micro lens to collimate the optical light beam. The slab can further comprise a plurality of aligning pins extending perpendicular from a top surface and bottom surface of the slab. Each of the plurality of aligning pins can extend through a respective one of the plurality of aligning holes.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 30, 2012
    Publication date: July 23, 2015
    Inventors: Michael Renne Ty Tan, Sagi Varghese Mathai, Wayne Victor Sorin, Arlen L. Roesner, Glenn C. Simon
  • Publication number: 20150188291
    Abstract: Apparatuses and methods for high density laser optics are provided. An example, of a laser optics apparatus includes a plurality of vertical cavity surface emitting lasers (VCSELs) in a monolithically integrated array, a high contrast grating (HCG) integrated with an aperture of a vertical cavity of each of the plurality of the VCSELs to enable emission of a single lasing wavelength of a plurality of lasing wavelengths, and a plurality of single mode waveguides, each integrated with a grating coupler, that are connected to each of the plurality of the integrated VCSELs and the HCGs, where each of the grating couplers is aligned to an integrated VCSEL and HCG.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 10, 2015
    Publication date: July 2, 2015
    Inventors: Michael Renne Ty Tan, David A. Fattal, Wayne Victor Sorin, Sagi Mathai
  • Publication number: 20150117823
    Abstract: A fiber connector assembly is provided. The fiber connector assembly includes a fiber connector, a zig-zag member, a signal direction element, and a signal splitting element. The fiber connector receives an input signal from an input fiber. The zig-zag member relays the input signal using a plurality of relay mirrors. The signal direction element directs the input signal and the output signal. The signal splitting element separates the output signal from the input signal. The fiber connector couples the output signal to an output fiber.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 24, 2012
    Publication date: April 30, 2015
    Inventors: Georgios Panotopoulos, Michael Renne Ty Tan, Paul Kessler Roserberg, Wayne Victor Sorin, Sagi Varghese Mathai, Susant K. Patra
  • Patent number: 8983248
    Abstract: A computing system includes an optical transmission media to propagate a single-mode signal and a multimode signal, and support mode matching with the single-mode signal and multimode signal. A lowest-order mode of the optical transmission media is to couple the single-mode signal, and at least one higher-order mode of the optical transmission media is to couple the multimode signal. The optical transmission media is to enable extraction of the single-mode signal from the optical transmission media independently of the multimode signal.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 31, 2012
    Date of Patent: March 17, 2015
    Assignee: Hewlett-Packard Development Company, L.P.
    Inventors: Wayne Victor Sorin, Michael Renne Ty Tan
  • Patent number: 8934745
    Abstract: According to an example, an apparatus for use in optoelectronics includes a bottom transparent layer, a top transparent layer having a top surface, a lens sandwiched between the bottom transparent layer and the top transparent layer, and a first alignment element attached to the top surface of the top transparent layer, wherein the first alignment element is offset with respect to the lens and is to mate with a mating alignment element on an optical transmission medium.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 31, 2012
    Date of Patent: January 13, 2015
    Assignee: Hewlett-Packard Development Company, L.P.
    Inventors: Sagi Varghese Mathai, Michael Renne Ty Tan, Paul Kessler Rosenberg, Wayne Victor Sorin
  • Publication number: 20150003792
    Abstract: A monolithically integrated, self-aligning, optical-fiber ferrule for a pigtailed opto-electronic module. The ferrule includes a body, a cavity defined within the body, a lateral alignment structure, and an optical-fiber stop. The cavity is to accept and align an optical fiber with an end of the cavity to face an optical aperture of an opto-electronic component. The lateral alignment structure is to self-align laterally the optical fiber with the optical aperture. The optical-fiber stop is coupled to the body, to self-align vertically the optical fiber. The body, the cavity, the lateral alignment structure and the optical-fiber stop are integrated together as a portion of a monolithically integrated chip. A system and a pigtailed opto-electronic engine that include the ferrule are also provided.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 31, 2012
    Publication date: January 1, 2015
    Inventors: Sagi Varghese Mathai, Michael Renne Ty Tan, Paul Kessler Rosenberg, Wayne Victor Sorin, Georgios Panotopoulos
  • Publication number: 20140363165
    Abstract: An apparatus can comprise an optical slab comprising a rigid substrate of substantially transmissive material. The apparatus can also comprise a WDM multiplexer to receive and combine a plurality of optical signals at different wavelengths to form a combined optical signal in the optical slab having an aggregate power. The apparatus can further comprise a broadcaster to distribute the combined optical signal from the optical slab to each of a plurality of different optical receivers with a fraction of the aggregate power of the combined optical signal.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 26, 2012
    Publication date: December 11, 2014
    Inventors: Georgios Panotopoulos, Michael Renne Ty Tan, Wayne Victor Sorin, David A. Fattal
  • Publication number: 20140341516
    Abstract: A glass-silicon wafer stacked platform.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 27, 2012
    Publication date: November 20, 2014
    Inventors: Sagi Varghese Mathai, Michael Renne Ty Tan, Wayne Victor Sorin, Paul Kessler Rosenberg, Georgios Panotopoulos, Susant K Patra
  • Publication number: 20140334773
    Abstract: An apparatus for use in optoelectronics includes a first alignment element and a first wafer comprising a through optical via. The first alignment element is bonded to the first wafer, such that the through optical via is uncovered by the first alignment element. In addition, the first wafer further comprises a plurality of bond pads upon which an optoelectronic component having an optical element is to be attached, in which the first alignment element is to mate with a mating alignment element on an optical transmission medium, and wherein the optical transmission medium is to be passively aligned with the optical element through the through optical via when the first alignment element is mated with the mating alignment element on the optical transmission medium.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 31, 2012
    Publication date: November 13, 2014
    Inventors: Sagi Varghese Mathai, Michael Renne Ty Tan, Paul Kessier Rosenberg, Wayne Victor Sorin
  • Publication number: 20140334774
    Abstract: A composite wafer includes a molded wafer and a second wafer. The molded wafer includes a plurality of first components, and the second wafer includes a plurality of second components. The second wafer is combined with the molded wafer to form the composite wafer. At least one of the first components is aligned with at least one of the second components to form a multi-component element. The multi-component element is singulatable from the composite wafer.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 30, 2014
    Publication date: November 13, 2014
    Inventors: Michael Renne Ty Tan, Georgios Panotopoulos, Paul Kessler Rosenberg, Sagi Varhgese Mathai, Wayne Victor Sorin, Susant
  • Publication number: 20140328596
    Abstract: A combination underfill-dam and electrical-interconnect structure for an opto-electronic engine. The structure includes a first plurality of electrical-interconnect solder bodies. The first plurality of electrical-interconnect solder bodies includes a plurality of electrical interconnects. The first plurality of electrical-interconnect solder bodies, is disposed to inhibit intrusion of underfill material into an optical pathway of an opto-electronic component for the opto-electronic engine. A system and an opto-electronic engine that include the combination underfill-dam and electrical interconnect structure are also provided.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 31, 2012
    Publication date: November 6, 2014
    Inventors: Sagi Varghese Mathai, Michael Renne Ty Tan, Paul Kessler Rosenberg, Wayne Victor Sorin, Georgios Panotopoulos, Susant K. Patra, Joseph Straznicky
  • Patent number: 8822275
    Abstract: A composite wafer includes a molded wafer and a second wafer. The molded wafer includes a plurality of first components, and the second wafer includes a plurality of second components. The second wafer is combined with the molded wafer to form the composite wafer. At least one of the first components is aligned with at least one of the second components to form a multi-component element. The multi-component element is singulatable from the composite wafer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 30, 2012
    Date of Patent: September 2, 2014
    Assignee: Hewlett-Packard Development Company, L.P.
    Inventors: Michael Renne Ty Tan, Georgios Panotopoulos, Paul Kessler Rosenberg, Sagi Varghese Mathai, Wayne Victor Sorin, Susant K Patra
  • Publication number: 20140199065
    Abstract: A system includes a transmitter to multiplex a plurality of modulated optical signals and an unmodulated optical signal and to transmit the plurality of modulated optical signals and the unmodulated optical signal along a transmission path. The system also includes a receiver to de-multiplex each of the plurality of modulated optical signals and the unmodulated optical signal and to demodulate each of the plurality of modulated optical signals with the unmodulated optical signal to coherently detect a modulating signal from each of the plurality of modulated optical signals.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 15, 2013
    Publication date: July 17, 2014
    Applicant: HEWLETT-PACKARD DEVELOPMENT COMPANY, L.P.
    Inventors: Alexandre M. Bratkovski, Jacob Khurgin, Wayne Victor Sorin, Michael Renne Ty Tan
  • Patent number: 8761217
    Abstract: A system includes a modulatable source and matched modal filter. The modulatable source is associated with a plurality of source modes to provide a generated signal. The matched modal filter is coupled to the modulatable source to receive the generated signal. Filter modes are to match the source modes. The matched modal filter is coupleable to a link fiber to provide a signal to the link fiber. The filter modes are to match a subset of link fiber modes to couple the plurality of filter modes to the link fiber.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 6, 2012
    Date of Patent: June 24, 2014
    Assignee: Hewlett-Packard Development Company, L.P.
    Inventors: Michael Renne Ty Tan, Shih-Yuan Wang, Wayne Victor Sorin
  • Publication number: 20140037244
    Abstract: A computing system includes an optical transmission media to propagate a single-mode signal and a multimode signal, and support mode matching with the single-mode signal and multimode signal. A lowest-order mode of the optical transmission media is to couple the single-mode signal, and at least one higher-order mode of the optical transmission media is to couple the multimode signal. The optical transmission media is to enable extraction of the single-mode signal from the optical transmission media independently of the multimode signal.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 31, 2012
    Publication date: February 6, 2014
    Inventors: Wayne Victor Sorin, Michael Renne Ty Tan