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    2. SOI lens structure for medical probe

      SOI lens structure for medical probe
      An optical probe for emitting and/or receiving light within a body comprises an optical fiber that transmits and/or receives an optical signal, a silicon optical bench including a fiber groove running longitudinally that holds an optical fiber termination of the optical fiber and a reflecting surface that optically couples an endface of the optical fiber termination to a lateral side of the optical bench. The fiber groove is ...
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    3. Filtered ASE swept source for OCT medical imaging

      Filtered ASE swept source for OCT medical imaging
      An integrated swept wavelength optical source uses a filtered ASE signal with an optical amplifier and tracking filter. This source comprises a micro optical bench, a source for generating broadband light, a first tunable Fabry Perot filter, installed on the bench, for spectrally filtering the broadband light from the broadband source to generate a narrowband tunable signal, an amplifier, installed on the bench, for amplifying the tunable signal, and a ...
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    4. Integrated dual swept source for OCT medical imaging

      Integrated dual swept source for OCT medical imaging
      An optical coherence analysis system comprising: a first swept source that generates a first optical signal that is tuned over a first spectral scan band, a second swept source that generates a second optical signal that is tuned over a second spectral scan band, a combiner for combining the first optical signal and the second optical signal to form a combined optical signal, an interferometer for dividing the combined optical ...
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    5. Method and system for avoiding package induced failure in swept semiconductor source

      Method and system for avoiding package induced failure in swept semiconductor source
      Dry oxygen, dry air, or other gases such as ozone are hermetically sealed within the package of the external cavity laser or ASE swept source to avoid packaging-induced failure or PIF. PIF due to hydrocarbon breakdown at optical interfaces with high power densities is believed to occur at the SLED and/or SOA facets as well as the tunable Fabry-Perot reflector/filter elements and/or output fiber. Because the laser ...
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    6. Optical coherence tomography laser with integrated clock

      Optical coherence tomography laser with integrated clock
      A frequency swept laser source for TEFD-OCT imaging includes an integrated clock subsystem on the optical bench with the laser source. The clock subsystem generates frequency clock signals as the optical signal is tuned over the scan band. Preferably the laser source further includes a cavity extender in its optical cavity between a tunable filter and gain medium to increase an optical distance between the tunable filter and the gain ...
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    7. MULTI-SPEED OCT Swept Source With Optimized K-CLOCK

      MULTI-SPEED OCT Swept Source With Optimized K-CLOCK
      An optical coherence tomography system utilizes an optical swept source that frequency scans at least two different sweep rates. In this way, the system can perform large depth scans of the sample and then the same system can perform shorter depth high precision scans, in one specific example.
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    8. ASE swept source with self-tracking filter for OCT medical imaging

      ASE swept source with self-tracking filter for OCT medical imaging
      An integrated swept wavelength tunable optical source uses a narrowband filtered broadband signal with an optical amplifier and self-tracking filter. This source comprises a micro optical bench, a source for generating broadband light, a tunable Fabry Perot filter, installed on the bench, for spectrally filtering the broadband light from the broadband source to generate a narrowband tunable signal, an amplifier, installed on the bench, for amplifying the tunable signal. The ...
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    9. Silicon optical bench OCT probe for medical imaging

      Silicon optical bench OCT probe for medical imaging
      An optical probe for emitting and/or receiving light within a body comprises an optical fiber that transmits and/or receives an optical signal, a silicon optical bench including a fiber groove running longitudinally that holds an optical fiber termination of the optical fiber and a reflecting surface that optically couples an endface of the optical fiber termination to a lateral side of the optical bench. The fiber groove is ...
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    10. Integrated optical coherence tomography system

      Integrated optical coherence tomography system
      An optical detector system comprises a hermetic optoelectronic package, an optical bench installed within the optoelectronic package, a balanced detector system installed on the optical bench. The balanced detector system includes at least two optical detectors that receive interference signals. An electronic amplifier system installed within the optoelectronic package amplifies an output of at least two optical detectors. Also disclosed is an integrated optical coherence tomography system. Embodiments are provided ...
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    11. OCT combining probes and integrated systems

      OCT combining probes and integrated systems
      Optical coherence tomography (OCT) probe and system designs are disclosed that minimize the effects of mechanical movement and strain to the probe to the OCT analysis. It also concerns optical designs that are robust against noise from the OCT laser source. Also integrated OCT system-probes are included that yield compact and robust electro-opto-mechanical systems along with polarization sensitive OCT systems.
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    12. Integrated Optical Coherence Tomography System

      Integrated Optical Coherence Tomography System
      An optical detector system comprises a hermetic optoelectronic package, an optical bench installed within the optoelectronic package, a balanced detector system installed on the optical bench. The balanced detector system includes at least two optical detectors that receive interference signals. An electronic amplifier system installed within the optoelectronic package amplifies an output of at least two optical detectors. Also disclosed is an integrated optical coherence tomography system. Embodiments are provided ...
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    13. Integrated Balanced Optical Detector System With Amplifier For OCT Imaging

      Integrated Balanced Optical Detector System With Amplifier For OCT Imaging
      An optical detector system comprises a hermetic optoelectronic package, an optical bench installed within the optoelectronic package, a balanced detector system installed on the optical bench. The balanced detector system includes at least two optical detectors that receive interference signals. An electronic amplifier system installed within the optoelectronic package amplifies an output of at least two optical detectors. Also disclosed is an integrated optical coherence tomography system. Embodiments are provided ...
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    14. Mode hopping swept frequency laser for FD OCT and method of operation

      Mode hopping swept frequency laser for FD OCT and method of operation
      A frequency swept laser source that generates an optical signal that is tuned over a spectral scan band at single discrete wavelengths associated with longitudinal modes of the swept laser source. Laser hopping over discrete single cavity modes allows long laser coherence length even under dynamic very high speed tuning conditions. A ramp drive to the laser is used to linearize laser frequency tuning. A beam splitter is used to ...
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    15. Volcano Corp. (VOLC) President & CEO R Scott Huennekens sells 37,500 Shares

      Volcano Corp. (VOLC) President & CEO R Scott Huennekens sells 37,500 Shares
      President & CEO of Volcano Corp. (VOLC) R Scott Huennekens sells 37,500 shares of VOLC on 04/07/2011 at an average price of $26.06 a share. Volcano Corp. has a market cap of $1.35 billion; its shares were traded at around $26 with a P/E ratio of 216.7 and P/S ratio of 4.6.
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  2. About Dale Flanders

    Dale Flanders

    Dale C. Flanders, Ph.D, is Founder, Pesident and CEO, Chairman of the Board of Axsun Technologies.  Dr. Flanders joined Axsun from Lasertron, Inc, where he served in several key technical roles, including Vice President of Engineering and Chief Technology Officer from 1985 to 1998. Prior to Lasertron, he performed research at Bell Labs and at MIT's Lincoln Laboratory. Dr. Flanders received a B.S., M.S. and Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering from MIT, and is the holder of 40 patents.

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    1. It's been very interesting. We've gone from the same technology as for telecommunications to manufacturing and now medical imaging.
      In A high-tech homecoming: Entrepreneur returns to Maine with an eye toward economic development ‘the right way’
    2. Axsun has developed an entirely new class of tunable optical engines based upon our unique MEMS based technology platform. It is clear that medical imaging represents one of the largest growth markets in which to fully exploit this technology. Our capability of precise imaging is delivered with a level of performance and on a scale of miniaturization and at a cost that should enable significant expansion of varied market opportunities in a number of medical specialties. We are also pleased to merge with a company with the resources and managerial strength of Volcano to help us build on our leadership position in the communications and industrial spectroscopy markets.
      In Medical imaging company acquires Axsun Technologies for its OCT expertise