Patent issued for uOttawa photonics innovation

The University of Ottawa received an Issue Notification from the United States Patent Office on April 27, 2010 for its patent application entitled “Wavelength Reconfigurable Optical Network”.  The patent was assigned US patent number 7,706,688.  Filed on July 16, 2007, the patent provides a unified optical network architecture for metro and access communication networks. The inventors includes Francois Boudreault, Hanan Anis, and S. Richard Pramod. The patent application canbe found here

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