Patent issued to ECE Professor and CHTM faculty member Ravinder Jain

March 20, 2017 - CHTM

Ravinder Jain

Ravinder Jain

U.S. Patent No. 9,594,211, “Method of fabrication of low-bend-loss single mode fibers of very large mode areas," has been issued to Ravinder Jain by the U.S. Patent & Trademark Office (USPTO).

Abstract: The present invention provides an optical fiber and method of making the same. The optical fiber includes a body for transmitting light. The body has an anisotropic refractive index wherein the anisotropic refractive index offsets changes in the refractive index of the fiber caused by bending the fiber. The fiber body may further include a core and cladding.

Dr. Ravinder Jain is a Professor with a joint appointment in the Departments of Electrical & Computer Engineering and Physics & Astronomy at the University of New Mexico (UNM). He earned his Ph.D. in 1974 from the University of California at Berkeley. 

Jain's major areas of research are quantum electronics, optoelectronics, electro-optics, and experimental solid-state physics. His interests include fiber optics, nanostructures, nonlinear optics, optical biosensors, photonic circuits and ultrafast phenomena. Jain is the leader of the Fiber-Optic Devices and Optoelectronics Group at UNM. states that Jain has published 134 articles and 36 conference papers with 2,498 citations.

STC.UNM is the technology transfer and economic development organization for the University of New Mexico (UNM). STC.UNM protects and commercializes technologies developed at UNM by filing patents and copyrights and transferring the technologies to the marketplace.

U.S. Patent No. 9,594,211