U.S. Patent Issued to Clear Align for Laser for ISR Applications
Eagleville, PA - Clear Align, a leader in imaging and laser systems, announced today that the United States Patent and Trademark Office has issued patent number 8, for its apparatus and method for generating short optical pulse generation. This patent describes a laser architecture with shorter pulses and higher optical power that provides improved resistance to shock and vibration. This architecture is thus well-suited to battlefield and other high-reliability applications.
The technology, developed by Dr. Ralph Jameson, is geared toward the advancement of systems and devices for LIDAR, remote sensing, laser altimeters, laser range finding, and medical procedures. "Intellectual property and innovation remain key components of Clear Align’s strategy to serve the warfighter,” stated Angelique X. Irvin, Clear Align Chairman and CEO. “We believe this patent will be the one of many focused on serving our soldier community and keeping our homeland safe."
About Clear Align
Clear Align is a global leader in the design and manufacture of precision optical assemblies from components to payload providing in-house optical, mechanical and electronics expertise that sets us apart from other contractors. Clear Align’s imaging expertise spans the UV, Visible, NIR, SWIR, MWIR, and LWIR portions of the spectrum. We provide complex fully qualified optical solutions for defense, medical and commercial applications from terrestrial to space grade hardware. Clear Align maintains SDB, WOSB and SB status after this acquisition.