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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About Ottawa Technology Transfer Network
The Ottawa Technology Transfer Network (OTTN) is a collaboration among academic research institutions affiliated with the University of Ottawa and who's goal is to enhance the economic impact of research commercialization through the sharing of best practices, enhanced market knowledge, student engagement and proactive industrial interation. OTTN members include the University of Ottawa, the Ottawa Hospital Research Institutie (OHRI), the Childrens' Hospital of Eastern Ontario (CHEO) and the Unviversity of Ottawa Heart Institute (UOHI)

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