Dr. David M. Pepper recently was issued his 66th and 67th patents in the field of laser technology by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.
The Malibu resident is in a rare group, in the 99th percentile amongst all inventors in the history of the USPTO.
Pepper was a laser physicist and research scientist at HRL Laboratories for 31-years and currently serves as a technical consultant. He also was an adjunct professor at .
His patents are primarily focused in various fields of laser technology, including laser communication, laser-induced inspection of materials and optical fiber technology.
Patents No. 8,228,582, the “Optical retro-reflective apparatus with modulation capability” and No. 8,229,304 the “Phase control of a fiber optic bundle” were issued on the same day.