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Department of the Navy, DOD.




The Department of the Navy hereby gives notice of its intent to grant to CorActive High Tech, Inc., a revocable, nonassignable, exclusive license to practice in the field of chalcogenide optical fibers in the United States and certain foreign countries, the Government-owned inventions described in U.S. Patent No. 5,735,927: Method for Producing Core/Cladding Glass Optical Fiber Preforms Using Hot Isostatic Pressing; Navy Case No. 76,989//U.S. Patent No. 5,778,125: Optical Fiber Terminations, Navy Case No. 77,790//U.S. Patent No. 5,779,757: Process for Removing Hydrogen and Carbon Impurities from Glasses by Adding a Tellurium Halide, Navy Case No. 77,216//U.S. Patent No. 5,879,426: Process for Making Optical Fibers from Core and Cladding Glass Rods, Navy Case No. 77,577//U.S. Patent No. 5,900,036: Multi-Cylinder Apparatus for Making Optical Fibers, Process and Product, Navy Case No. 76,981//U.S. Patent No. 5,953,478: Metal-Coated IR-transmitting Chalcogenide Glass Fibers, Navy Case No. 77,806//U.S. Patent No. 6,021,649: Apparatus for Making Optical Fibers from Core and Cladding Glass Rods with Two Coaxial Molten Glass Flows, Navy Case No. 79,632//U.S. Patent No. 6,175,678: Infrared Fiber Imager, Navy Case No. 79,823//U.S. Patent No. 6,526,782: Multi-Heating Zone Apparatus and Process for Making Core/Clad Glass Fibers, Navy Case No. 82,941// U.S. Patent Application Serial No. 10/632,210: Hollow Core Photonic Band Gap (HCPBG) Infrared Fiber Sensors, Navy Case No. 84,395.


Anyone wishing to object to the grant of this license must file written objections along with supporting evidence, if any, not later than December 30, 2003.


Written objections are to be filed with the Naval Research Laboratory, Code 1004, 4555 Overlook Avenue, SW., Washington, DC 20375-5320.

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Ms. Jane F. Kuhl, Technology Transfer Office, NRL Code 1004, 4555 Overlook Avenue, SW., Washington, DC 20375-5320, telephone (202) 767-7230. Due to U.S. Postal delays, please fax (202) 404-7920, E-Mail: or use courier delivery to expedite response.

(Authority: 35 U.S.C. 207, 37 CFR Part 404.)

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Dated: December 9, 2003.

S. K. Melancon,

Paralegal Specialist, Office of the Judge Advocate General, Alternate Federal Register Liaison Officer.

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[FR Doc. 03-30852 Filed 12-12-03; 8:45 am]