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Highly Transmissive Infrared Polymer Micro Optical Lenses and Arrays
Polymeric microscale lenses, which are highly transmissive for infrared wavelengths, can be fabricated using photolithography. Arrays of lenses may be mass produced and incorporated into optical-electronic systems. Background: Conventionally, lenses for use in infrared imaging have been made from inorganic materials due to their superior optical properties...
Published: 1/11/2021   |   Inventor(s): Dong-Chul Pyun, Robert Norwood, Abhinav Nishant, Tristan Kleine, Nicholas Lyons, Kyungjo Kim
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High Verdet Constant Polymer Magnetic Nanoparticle Materials for Magneto-Optic Devices
University of Arizona researchers have developed high Verdet constant thin films using polymer-nanoparticle composite material. The invention provides for uniform distribution of nanoparticles in a polymer matrix. The resulting inexpensive material possesses very high Verdet constants, exceeding one million / T-m. This material enables replacement of...
Published: 3/10/2020   |   Inventor(s): Dong-Chul Pyun, Robert Norwood, Kyle Carothers, Lindsey Holmen, Tobias Kochenderfer, Nicholas Lyons
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Category(s): Technology Classifications > Engineering & Physical Sciences > Communications & Networking > Optical, Technology Classifications > Imaging & Optics > Lens & System Design, Technology Classifications > Imaging & Optics > Telecommunications > Electro-Optic Devices, Technology Classifications > Materials > Chemicals, Technology Classifications > Materials > Nanomaterials, Technology Classifications > Materials > Polymers
Novel Long-Wave Infrared Transparent Thermoset Polymers for Optical Components and Imaging Systems
This invention is new polymeric materials with improved Long Wave Infrared (LWIR) transmission as demonstrated by IR spectroscopy and IR thermal imaging. A one mm thick polymer film demonstrated transmittance with an LWIR camera in the 7.5-13 micron regime. The polymer is a thermoset and can be fabricated into windows, lenses, and prisms using simple...
Published: 8/26/2019   |   Inventor(s): Dong-Chul Pyun, Robert Norwood, Tristan Kleine, Nicholas Lyons, Oliver Spires, Laura Anderson
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Category(s): Technology Classifications > Materials > Polymers, Technology Classifications > Imaging & Optics > Lens & System Design