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Optical waveguides July category listing 07/09

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07/30/2009 > patent applications in patent subcategories. category listing

20090190875 - Optical modulator including electrically controlled ring resonator: An optical modulator and related methods are described. In accordance with one embodiment, the optical modulator comprises a waveguide for guiding an optical signal, and further comprises a ring resonator disposed in evanescent communication with the waveguide for at least one predetermined wavelength of the optical signal. The optical modulator... Agent: Hewlett Packard Company

20090190876 - Waveguide polarizer and optical waveguide device: In the waveguide polarizer, an optical waveguide formed on a substrate includes a curved portion and there is provided an optical absorbing portion positioned on the outside in radial direction of the curved portion, and one of orthogonal polarization components of a light propagated through the optical waveguide ran out... Agent: Staas & Halsey LLP

20090190877 - Microfluidic device with microstructure, and sensing system and method using same: A microfluidic device with microstructure includes a channel for accommodating an electrolytic solution therein and at least one microstructure formed in the channel. When an alternating-current signal is input to the microfluidic device so that a surface of the microstructure is polarized by a generated electric field, ions having polarity... Agent: Wpat, PC Intellectual Property Attorneys

20090190879 - Manufacturing method of opto-electric hybrid board and opto-electric hybrid board obtained thereby: A method of manufacturing an opto-electric hybrid board which is capable of reducing the number of steps for the manufacture of the opto-electric hybrid board and which achieves the reduction in thickness of the opto-electric hybrid board to be manufactured, and an opto-electric hybrid board obtained thereby. A resist layer... Agent: Westerman, Hattori, Daniels & Adrian, LLP

20090190880 - Manufacturing method of opto-electric hybrid board and opto-electric hybrid board obtained thereby: A method of manufacturing an opto-electric hybrid board which is capable of reducing the number of steps for the manufacture of the opto-electric hybrid board and which achieves the reduction in thickness of the opto-electric hybrid board to be manufactured, and an opto-electric hybrid board obtained thereby. A plurality of... Agent: Westerman, Hattori, Daniels & Adrian, LLP

20090190878 - Optical/electrical hybrid substrate and method of manufacturing the same: An optical/electrical hybrid substrate is provided. The optical/electrical substrate includes: a wiring substrate; an optical waveguide disposed on the wiring substrate and configured to transmit an optical signal; a mirror support bonded onto the wiring substrate with an adhesive and being made of glass or silicon; and a mirror which... Agent: Drinker Biddle & Reath (dc)

20090190881 - Parallel optical connector: A connector for establishing a connection for use in a optical communications network, the connector comprising a plurality of optical elements, said optical elements being VCSELs, photodetectors or optical fibers, said optical elements being arranged in two or more arrays so that at least one of the arrays is moveable... Agent: Emcore Corporation

20090190882 - Optical device, optical communication apparatus, and method of controlling optical device: An optical device includes an I/O port group and a movable mirror reflecting light input through an input port of the I/O group, aligning the light reflected with an output port of the I/O port group, and changing the angle of the light reflected according to a driving voltage supplied... Agent: Staas & Halsey LLP

20090190883 - Oct probe: An OCT probe has a sheath to be inserted into a subject; and an optical system within the sheath, for changing the direction of light which propagates from a light source through an optical fiber to irradiate the light onto the subject through a transparent portion of the sheath, and... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC

20090190884 - Optical fiber part and laser processing machine: An optical fiber part includes an optical fiber having a main fiber, a taper fiber and a small-diameter fiber. The core diameter of the taper fiber decreases along an optical axis. Further, a heat-radiation silicon adhesive that is a highly heat-conductive material having heat conductivity of 4 W/m·K or higher... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC

20090190885 - Optical waveguide plug part: The invention relates to an optical waveguide plug part of an optical waveguide plug connector for an optical waveguide, which has a fiber and a sheath, with a contact carrier for receiving the optical waveguide and at least one clamping part for securing the optical waveguide in the contact carrier,... Agent: Heslin Rothenberg Farley & Mesiti PC

20090190886 - Optical fiber structure: An optical fiber structure includes a first fiber array and a second fiber array, which are placed one on the other. For example, the first fiber array includes a substrate having four V-shaped grooves and four first optical fibers, the output ends of which are linearly arranged and fixed to... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC

20090190887 - Fiber optic cable having a dry insert: A fiber optic cable includes at least one optical waveguide, at least one dry insert and a cable jacket. The at least one optical waveguide and at least one dry insert are at least partially disposed within a cavity of the cable jacket. In one embodiment, the cable includes a... Agent: Corning Incorporated

20090190888 - Optical cable: The present invention relates to an optical cable comprising one or more optical waveguides, which one or more optical waveguides are provided with a protective layer, a buffer tube surrounding said one or more optical waveguides, which buffer tube is surrounded by an outer sheath, while a radial interspace is... Agent: Adams Intellectual Property Law, P.A.

20090190889 - Device for furcating fiber optic cables: A fiber optic cable assembly is provided. The cable assembly includes a housing, a plurality of furcation tubes, and a bundled cable. The housing has an opening at a first end and a plurality of channels at a second end. The furcation tubes are aligned with corresponding channels. One end... Agent: Perkins Coie LLP Patent-sea

20090190890 - Fiber optic cable having a dry insert and methods of making the same: A fiber optic cable and a method of making the same include at least one optical waveguide, at least one dry insert and a cable jacket. The at least one optical waveguide and at least one dry insert are at least partially disposed within a cavity of the cable jacket.... Agent: Corning Incorporated

20090190891 - Optical fiber structure: An optical fiber structure includes a first fiber array and a second fiber array, which are placed one on the other. For example, the first fiber array includes a substrate having four V-shaped grooves and four first optical fibers, the output ends of which are linearly arranged and fixed to... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC

20090190892 - Photonic connection and method for enhancing alignment accuracy thereof: A photonic connection includes a first fiber and a second fiber. The first fiber has a core with a first predetermined pattern defined on or in a facet thereof, and the second fiber has a core with a second predetermined pattern defined on or in a facet thereof. The second... Agent: Hewlett Packard Company

20090190893 - Optical pulse compressor: Optical pulse compressor having a chirp unit including a normal dispersion fiber that provides a positive chirp to an input pulse and having a dispersion compensator including an anomalous fiber is provided. The nonlinear coefficient and the absolute value of the second-order group-velocity dispersion of the anomalous fiber that forms... Agent: Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto

20090190894 - Edge protector for fiber optic cable routing: An edge protector for use with fiber optic cables includes a body having a first portion and a second portion. The first portion includes a first surface and an oppositely disposed second surface. The second portion includes a tang and a radius protrusion having a radius. The tang extends outwardly... Agent: Merchant & Gould PC

20090190896 - Telecommunications cabinet with connector storage: A housing including a plurality of openings for receiving fiber optic connectors and protecting the polished end face of the connectors from damage while the connectors are stored within a telecommunications connection cabinet. A module with a plurality of optical fiber cables connected to a first optical fiber cable and... Agent: Merchant & Gould PC

20090190895 - Universal bracket for mounting a drop terminal: The present disclosure relates to a drop terminal mounting system for use in a fiber optic network. The drop terminal mounting system includes a drop terminal having a drop terminal housing to which a plurality of fiber optic adapters are mounted. The fiber optic adapters have exterior ports that are... Agent: Merchant & Gould PC

  
07/23/2009 > patent applications in patent subcategories. category listing

20090185771 - Tunable dispersion compensator with minimum differential group delay: In a method and system for providing dispersion compensation in an optical system, there is coupled into the optical system at least one pathway into which there is connected a tunable chirped fiber Bragg grating, each such grating providing a respective tunable amount of dispersion. At least one respective DGD... Agent: Jacobs & Kim LLP

20090185773 - Apparatus and method for measuring convergence using fiber bragg grating sensor: Disclosed is an apparatus for measuring convergence using a fiber Bragg grating sensor measuring slight deformation, capable of measuring the convergence such as the inclination or the gravitational acceleration of a measurement target including a bridge or a tunnel by measuring the deformation of the fiber Bragg grating sensor when... Agent: John W. Renner Renner, Otto, Boisselle & Sklar

20090185772 - Fiberoptic patient health multi-parameter monitoring devices and system: A patient monitoring system includes a plurality of diffraction gratings integrated along the length of an optical fiber, wherein the optical fiber and each grating are together configured to alter either the effective refractive index or grating periodicity of the respective grating at its corresponding location along the fiber in... Agent: General Electric Company Global Research

20090185775 - Manufacturing method of optical waveguide device, optical waveguide device obtained thereby, and optical waveguide connecting structure used for the same: A method of manufacturing optical waveguide device, comprising steps of: preparing optical waveguide including under cladding layer and protruding core pattern formed on the under cladding layer; preparing mold having protrusions for shaping recesses for fitting with predetermined portions of the core pattern; preparing board provided with light-receiving/emitting element mounted... Agent: Westerman, Hattori, Daniels & Adrian, LLP

20090185774 - Optical integrated device and method of manufacturing the same: An optical integrated device comprises a substrate and a waveguide formed on a surface of the substrate. The waveguide includes a lower clad layer, a core layer formed on the lower clad layer and having a refractive index greater than that of the lower clad layer, and an upper clad... Agent: Kubotera & Associates, LLC

20090185776 - Optical device: The present invention seeks to realize an optical device that is capable of preventing stray light from entering light input and output means such as optical fibers and that excels in return loss characteristics. The optical device has a free space at least having a wall surface at part thereof,... Agent: Gallagher & Lathrop, A Professional Corporation

20090185777 - Plug connector with an adapter housing for receiving a plug or socket arrangement: A fiber optic connector arrangement includes a locking device for fastening together a pair of male plug and female socket components, which locking device consists of locking elements mounted solely on a pair of telescopic adapter housings that support the plug and socket components when in the engaged condition. In... Agent: Laubscher & Laubscher, P.C.

20090185778 - Adapter with dust shutter: An adapter with a dust shutter also provides eye protection and an even seal around the connector opening. The adapter includes a main body, a cover, and a resilient member to bias the cover in a closed position. The adapter also includes a flexible member to assist in sealing the... Agent: Michael L. Leetzow, Esq. Michael L. Leetzow, P.A.

20090185779 - Protective cover for field-installable connector: A cap for a field-installable optical connector having a front and rear orientation, a housing, an axially-actuated clamping mechanism in the housing, and a ferrule assembly forward of the clamping mechanism and forwardly biased in the housing, the ferrule assembly comprising a holder and a ferrule extending from the holder,... Agent: Tyco Technology Resources

20090185780 - Fluorine-doped optical fiber: A single mode optical transmission fiber comprises a depressed core having at least 0.41 weight percent fluorine and an index difference (|Δn1|) with pure silica greater than 1.5×10−3, a depressed cladding having at least 1.2 weight percent fluorine and an index difference (|Δn2|) with pure silica greater than 4.5×10−3 and... Agent: Summa, Additon & Ashe, P.A.

20090185781 - Aluminum doped optical fiber: According to one example of the invention an optical fiber comprises: (i) a core consisting of Al doped silica having a first index of refraction n1; (ii) at least one silica based cladding surrounding the core and having a second index of refraction n2, such that n1>n2; (iii) a hermetic... Agent: Corning Incorporated

20090185782 - Enclosure and organizer for telecommunication lines and splices: An enclosure includes a housing defining an internal splicing area and at least one port at least one port configured for passage of at least one telecommunications cable into the enclosure. The enclosure protects the optical fibers, optical fiber splices and optical devices contained therein. A support basket is disposed... Agent: 3m Innovative Properties Company

20090185783 - Fiber access terminal including moisture barrier plate with punch out: A fiber access terminal includes a drop cable side and a distribution cable side. The sides are separated by a frame to which a variety of cable management and cable connections components may be mounted. Optical fibers are routed from drop and distribution cables through a plurality of routing paths... Agent: Merchant & Gould PC

  
07/16/2009 > patent applications in patent subcategories. category listing

20090180728 - Electro-optical device: An electro-optical device having a non-volatile programmable refractive index. The device includes: a waveguiding structure with waveguiding material, the waveguiding structure defining an optical beam path, where the waveguiding structure includes a transition metal oxide with oxygen vacancies that migrate when exposed to an electric field; and a plurality of... Agent: Ibm Corporation, T.j. Watson Research Center

20090180729 - Cmos-compatible polarization-diverse tunable optical bandpass filter: According to one embodiment, an optical filter has a polarization rotator and two instances of an optical bandpass filter (OBPF). The first instance of the OBPF processes a TE-polarized component of an optical input signal to produce a first filtered signal. The polarization rotator then transforms the TE polarization of... Agent: Mendelsohn, Drucker, & Associates, P.C.

20090180730 - Opto-acoustic pressure sensor: A device (10) for sensing an acoustic signal is described. The device includes a flexible portion (14) including a laser active region (13) whose emitted wavelength varies according to a mechanical force acting on the flexible portion (14) and a flexible support member (24) operable to flex or bend according... Agent: Mcdermott Will & Emery LLP

20090180731 - Photonic coupler: A photonic coupler including a substrate, first and second waveguides disposed along a longitudinal direction of the substrate for propagation of respective first and second optical signals along the longitudinal direction, and a coupling region between the first and second waveguides and including a medium of a refractive index different... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, P.C.

20090180732 - Junction structure between optical element and substrate, optical transmission/receiving module, and method of manufacturing the optical module: The present invention provides a junction structure between an optical element and a substrate. The junction structure is formed by supplying an under-fill resin not containing a filler to a portion functioning as a light path for light emitted from or incoming into the optical element on the substrate, then... Agent: Antonelli, Terry, Stout & Kraus, LLP

20090180733 - System package using flexible optical and electrical wiring and signal processing method thereof: A system package using flexible optical waveguides and electrical wires, and a signal processing method thereof are disclosed. Several rigid substrates having highly integrated electronic elements and optical elements mounted thereon can be electrically and optically connected by using flexible substrates that are electrically wired and optically connected. The package... Agent: Bardmesser Law Group, P.C.

20090180735 - Integrated light source and optical waveguide and method: An optical system and method including an integrated light source and optical waveguide that relies on internal reflection for coupling the light emitted from the source to the waveguide. The light source may include electroded or electrodeless plasma lamps, LEDs, and filament lamps. The optical waveguide may be shaped to... Agent: Duane Morris LLP - Dc

20090180734 - Method for connecting multicore fibers to optical devices: A method for connecting a photonic crystal fiber having a plurality of cores connected to an optical device. An end of the photonic crystal fiber may be placed on a surface of an optical device having a plurality of coupling pads. A first core of the end of the photonic... Agent: Hewlett Packard Company

20090180736 - Method and apparatus for detecting multiple optical wavelengths: Optical gratings that perform a number of functions at various wavelengths are formed by various methods that preserve spectral information within a wavelength band, the functions including: coupling radiation from one wavelength to another, controllable gratings that operate on different wavelengths in response to external control signals.... Agent: Karen Henckel, Esq. Dorsey & Whitney LLP

20090180737 - Optical fiber interconnection devices and systems using same: Optical fiber interconnection devices, which can take the form of a module, are disclosed that include an array of optical fibers and multi-fiber optical-fiber connectors, for example, two twelve-port connectors or multiples thereof, and three eight-port connectors or multiples thereof. The array of optical fibers is color-coded and is configured... Agent: Corning Incorporated

20090180738 - Anti-wiggle optical receptacle: A casing includes a solid sleeve and a split sleeve in combination to provide a connection between a fiber stub and a ferrule containing an optical fiber. The arrangement prevents wiggle of the ferrule, and also does so without the tight tolerances that would otherwise be required in solid sleeve... Agent: Gibson & Dernier L.L.P.

20090180739 - Hybrid fiber/copper connector system and method: A junction box and hybrid fiber optic cable connector which permit repair of damaged fibers or copper conductors carried by a hybrid fiber/copper cable without requiring replacement of the entire cable assembly or retermination of the cable. A hybrid fiber/copper connector including cable management within the connector housing. A method... Agent: Merchant & Gould PC

20090180740 - Methods and devices for tracing fiber optic cable: Exemplary embodiments include a tracing clip for a fiber optic cable including: a clip body including an inner and an outer surface; a metal clip disposed on the outer surface; a metal tooth disposed on the inner surface, wherein the metal clip tooth connects to a metal element extending substantially... Agent: At&t Legal Department - Cc Attn: Patent Docketing

20090180741 - Optical transmitting/receiving apparatus: An optical transmitting/receiving apparatus capable of suppressing electrical crosstalk and magnetic crosstalk, includes: a laser diode/photo diode (LD/PD) integrated module that terminates a single-core bidirectional optical fiber; a circuit board electrically connected to a lead pin led out of the LD/PD integrated module; and a plastic case that accommodates the... Agent: Fujitsu Patent Center C/o Cpa Global

20090180742 - Device for installing an optical fibre in a splice connector: A device for installing an optical fibre in a connector, comprising an optical fibre cleaving mechanism (51), a connector holding means and a fibre insertion mechanism (55) arranged such that an optical fibre may be cleaved by the cleaving mechanism to produce an end of the fibre, and the end... Agent: Baker & Daniels LLP

20090180743 - Electro-optical data transmission arrangement, as well as method for its configuration: The invention relates to an electro-optical data transmission arrangement with an optical multicore fiber, on the respective end faces of which an electro-optical transducer is arranged, wherein at least one of the electro-optical transducers consists of several segments. The electro-optical data transmission arrangement allows high data transmission rates and broad... Agent: Kathy Manke Avago Technologies Limited

20090180744 - Optical fiber assemblies having one or more water-swellable members: Disclosed are fiber optic assemblies having at least one optical fiber and at least one water-swellable yarn disposed within a tube that preserves optical performance. Optical performance is preserved by selecting water-swellable yarns for the fiber optic assemblies that are softer and loftier since at least some of the filaments... Agent: Corning Incorporated

20090180745 - Methods and apparatus related to a launch connector portion of a ureteroscope laser-energy-delivery device: In one embodiment, an apparatus includes an optical fiber made of a silica-based material. A proximal end portion of the optical fiber has an outer-layer portion. The proximal end portion can be included in at least a portion of a launch connector configured to receive electromagnetic radiation. The apparatus also... Agent: Cooley Godward Kronish LLP Attn: Patent Group

20090180746 - Holey fiber: A holey fiber includes a core region formed at a center of the fiber and a cladding region formed on an outer circumference of the core region. The cladding region has a plurality of air holes arranged in a layered structure around the core region. The air holes are arranged... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, P.C.

20090180747 - Method for effective refractive index trimming of optical waveguiding structures and optical waveguiding structures: A method for trimming an effective refractive index of optical waveguiding structures made for example in a high refractive index contrast material system. By compaction of cladding material in a compaction area next to patterns or ridges that are formed in the core material for realizing an optical waveguiding structure,... Agent: Mcdonnell Boehnen Hulbert & Berghoff LLP

20090180748 - Ridge waveguide: A ridge waveguide with decreased optical losses from surface scattering includes a ridge waveguide with etched surfaces and an optical layer deposited on the ridge waveguide that substantially covers the etched surfaces. A method of reducing optical energy losses from scattering at etched surfaces of a ridge waveguide includes depositing... Agent: Hewlett Packard Company

20090180749 - Cable management panel with sliding drawer and methods: An optical fiber cable management panel includes drawer assemblies, each including a drawer slidable within a chassis. The drawer assemblies are secured together by a bracket that includes an interlock arrangement with the chassis. Such an interlock arrangement includes a non-threaded stud engaging a hole. Radius limiters may be part... Agent: Merchant & Gould PC

  
07/09/2009 > patent applications in patent subcategories. category listing

20090175574 - Optical device: An optical device wherein an optical waveguide is formed on a dielectric substrate, the optical device includes an input part and an output part where the optical waveguide and corresponding optical fibers are connected. A stress layer is provided for at least one of the input part and the output... Agent: Staas & Halsey LLP

20090175572 - Photonic crystal having heterostructure and optical device using the photonic crystal: The present invention has been made for providing a photonic crystal capable of multiplexing or demultiplexing light within a wavelength band having a certain width. It includes a slab-shaped body 21 provided with plural forbidden band zones 211 and 212, and holes 221 and 222 having different sizes are arranged... Agent: Oliff & Berridge, PLC

20090175573 - Photonic integrated circuits having chirped elements: Consistent with the present disclosure, optical devices are provided along different optical paths in a photonic integrated circuit (PIC). The optical components have different optical losses associated therewith so that optical signals propagating in the optical paths have desired power levels, which may be uniform, for example.... Agent: Infinera Corporation

20090175575 - Multimode optical coupler: A multi-mode optical coupler which includes an integrated section in which two optical fibers are fused and integrated together, at least one of these optical fibers being a multi-mode fiber, the multi-mode optical coupler coupling multi-mode light carried in the one of the multi-mode fibers to the other of the... Agent: Westerman, Hattori, Daniels & Adrian, LLP

20090175576 - Shaped fiber ends and methods of making same: An optical fiber tip comprises a core and a recess formed in said core at a distal end of the optical fiber tip, said recess having a vertex within said core.... Agent: Mills & Onello LLP

20090175577 - Three color digital gobo system: A system of digitally controlling light output by producing separate control signals for different colors of light. The light is contained in an optical waveguide, either prior to shaping or after shaping. Each of the control signals is coupled to a digitally controlled device which controls the shape of the... Agent: Law Office Of Scott C Harris Inc

20090175578 - System and method for fiber based resonator coupling: A fiber optic alignment device on a crystalline substrate support is disclosed. An exemplary embodiment embodied in a resonator fiber optic gyro is fabricated by a process of forming a crystalline substrate support structure operable to support the first end portion of the optical fiber and the second end portion... Agent: Honeywell International Inc.

20090175579 - Optical transmission module, connecting part, and electronic device having optical transmission module: A connection member electrically connects an optical element configured to convert an electric signal to an optical signal or to convert an optical signal to an electric signal, a first substrate including an incident/releasing port of an optical transmission path for an optical signal at least one end portion thereof,... Agent: Osha Liang L.L.P.

20090175580 - Hybrid optical/electrical connector and adapter: A hybrid optical/electrical connector and mated adapter for terminating at least one hybrid optical/electrical cable containing an optical fiber and a conductor. The connector includes a crimp body having an elongated conductive insert with an interior passage for receiving the optical fiber and a non-conductive shell covering the insert. The... Agent: Molex Incorporated

20090175581 - Connectored optical fiber sheet and manufacturing method thereof: In a connectored optical fiber sheet according to the present invention, a connector is fitted around both optical fibers and sheet base.... Agent: Greenblum & Bernstein, P.L.C

20090175582 - Electromagnetic inteference containment structures: In one example embodiment, an optoelectronic module comprises a body, a signal ground, and an OSA. The body is connected to chassis ground and defines a cavity within which one or more components are disposed. The optical subassembly is disposed in the body cavity, has one or more components connected... Agent: Workman Nydegger 1000 Eagle Gate Tower

20090175583 - Microbend-resistant optical fiber:

20090175584 - Optical fiber with a core ring: An optical fiber includes a cladding with a material having a first refractive index and a pattern of regions formed therein. Each of the regions has a second refractive index lower than the first refractive index. The optical fiber further includes a core region and a core ring having an... Agent: Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear LLP

20090175585 - Flexible optical waveguide and optical module: The present invention relates to a flexible optical waveguide including a core portion and a cladding layer which has an increment of insertion loss of 0.1 dB or less upon subjecting the waveguide to a 360° bending test at a radius of curvature of 2 mm, as well as an... Agent: Antonelli, Terry, Stout & Kraus, LLP

20090175586 - Device for light-based particle manipulation on waveguides: An optical waveguide is provided which comprises a non-solid core layer surrounded by a solid-state material, and two light sources capable of introducing light into said non-solid core at opposite ends along a Z-axis of said non-solid core to form two propagating light beams applying force in opposing directions. An... Agent: Woodcock Washburn LLP

20090175587 - Radius limiter and arrangement: A cable radius limiter having a radius limiting surface that prevents damage to cables due to excessive bending. The cable radius limiter includes mounting structure and cable retaining structure arranged such that the limiter can be operably oriented and mounted to a planar mounting surface in a number of mounting... Agent: Merchant & Gould PC

20090175588 - Lifting a terminal enclosure in below ground applications: A fiber distribution terminal system includes a below ground vault, and a terminal enclosure positioned within the vault. The system also includes a lift system positioned within the vault, the lift system including at least one torsion member, wherein, as the terminal enclosure is pivoted from a lifted position to... Agent: Merchant & Gould PC

  
07/02/2009 > patent applications in patent subcategories. category listing

20090169147 - Apparatus, method, and computer program product for integrated influencer element: An apparatus and method for an influencer structure. The apparatus includes a conductive element disposed in one or more radiation-propagating dielectric structures of a waveguide having a guiding region and one or more bounding regions, the conductive element responsive to an influencer signal to influence an amplitude-controlling property of the... Agent: Howard & Howard Attorneys PLLC

20090169148 - Qam optical modulators: An exemplary optical modulator includes an interferometer. The interferometer includes an input optical coupler, an output optical coupler, and two or more controllable optical waveguides. Each controllable optical waveguide connects the input optical coupler to the output optical coupler and has an electro-absorption modulator along a segment thereof. Two of... Agent: Docket Administrator - Room 2f-192 Alcatel-lucent Usa Inc.

20090169149 - Stabilized ring resonator modulator: An optical ring resonator modulator comprises a circular waveguide, or ring, evanescently coupled to a first straight waveguide and a second straight waveguide. The ring may be surrounded by an outer ring or member of doped silicon and the region inside the ring may comprise an oppositely doped member, making... Agent: Intel Corporation C/o Cpa Global

20090169151 - Ferrule for an evanescence field sensor line: A ferrule for an evanescence field sensor line is specified that has a lower part and a correspondingly attachable upper part. The upper and lower parts respectively have a recess substantially in the shape of a half shell in such a way that in the assembled state a guide tube... Agent: Lerner Greenberg Stemer LLP

20090169150 - Fiber bragg grating and fabrication method: A method of fabrication of a thermally stabilized Type I fiber Bragg grating-based temperature sensing device includes doping a fiber core material with germanium or germanium oxide for enhancing photosensitivity, co-doping the fiber core material with fluorine or chorine or for increasing a mean coordination number; and ultraviolet laser inscribing... Agent: General Electric Company Global Research

20090169152 - Manufacturing of optical waveguides: Optical waveguide and manufacturing of an optical waveguide comprising embossing at least one groove into a first substrate by rolling, applying at least a second substrate into the groove and covering at least the groove with a third substrate such that the groove constitutes an optical waveguide for optical signal... Agent: Ware Fressola Van Der Sluys & Adolphson, LLP

20090169153 - Method and apparatus providing an optical guide in image sensor devices: A device and method for providing an optical guide of a pixel to guide incoming light to/from a photo-conversion device of the pixel to improve the optical crosstalk immunity. The optical guide includes an optically reflecting barrier formed as a trench filled with a material which produces reflection. The trench... Agent: Dickstein Shapiro LLP

20090169154 - Multiple channel optical tranceiver modules with compatibility features: Optical transceiver modules with multiple channel connection with connectors on a motherboard of a line card for network devices, such as a switch, router, crossconnect and the like, are presented. The modules have staggered electronic boards which can engage the connectors which are laterally displaced on the motherboard. The connectors... Agent: Edell, Shapiro & Finnan, LLC

20090169155 - Optical intermediary component and optical daughter card module: An optical intermediary component is suitable for guiding a light from an output optical path into an input optical path. The optical intermediary component includes a light guiding portion extending along a light axis. The light guiding portion has a light incident surface and a light emitting surface at two... Agent: Jianq Chyun Intellectual Property Office

20090169156 - Connecting member: A connecting member which is formed by filling a mold with a resin composition and then solidifying the resin composition, the connecting member having one end face in which a plurality of fine holes of aφ or less are arrayed in a row with a pitch P therebetween, and guide... Agent: Knoble, Yoshida & Dunleavy

20090169157 - Pluggable optical transceiver closely set within a joined cage: A configuration of the ground finger provided in the pluggable transceiver is disclosed, which makes the gap between the transceivers ideally small even when a plural transceiver is set in side-by-side arrangement within a single cage. The transceiver has side fingers in both side walls thereof, whose levels are different... Agent: Venable LLP

20090169158 - Thermal sensing fiber devices: There is provided a feedback-controlled self-heat-monitoring fiber, including an insulator having a fiber length with at least one metal-semiconductor-metal thermal sensing element along the fiber length and disposed at a position in a cross section of the fiber for sensing changes in fiber temperature. An electronic circuit is connected to... Agent: Theresa A Lober T.a. Lober Patent Services

20090169159 - Flat wide water swellable binder for optical fiber tubes: A multi-tube optical fiber cable includes a plurality of optical fiber tubes, each having one or more optical fibers loosely arranged therein. The optical fiber tubes are arranged within an outer jacket, where the tubes are constructed of a polymer having a low Young's constant modulus. A binder is arranged... Agent: Sofer & Haroun LLP.

20090169160 - Fiber-optic apparatus for receiving emitted radiation of a diode laser, and method for producing a fiber-optic apparatus of the type: A fiber-optic apparatus for receiving emitted radiation from a diode laser having at least one diode laser bar with a multiplicity of emitters which are arranged in at least one row alongside one another in the direction of their longitudinal axis. The fiber-optic apparatus has at least one optical fiber... Agent: Lerner Greenberg Stemer LLP

20090169161 - Method for changing refractive index of an optical fiber by applying a high voltage pulse to a longitudinal electrode: In one embodiment of the present invention, a method is disclosed of temporarily changing refractive index of an optical fiber containing a longitudinal electrode arranged in the cladding of said fiber along and parallel to the core of the fiber, wherein the change in refractive index is performed by applying... Agent: Harness, Dickey & Pierce, P.L.C

20090169163 - Bend resistant multimode optical fiber: Bend resistant multimode optical fibers are disclosed herein. Multimode optical fibers disclosed herein comprise a core region and a cladding region surrounding and directly adjacent to the core region, the cladding region comprising a depressed-index annular portion comprising a depressed relative refractive index which is spaced from the core at... Agent: Corning Incorporated

20090169162 - Optical fiber having cladding scattering centers: In an optical fibre (1) for the transmission of high-power laser radiation, with a fibre core (2), with an inner fibre cladding (3) surrounding the fibre core (2) for carrying the laser radiation in the fibre core (2), with a first outer fibre cladding (4) surrounding the inner fibre cladding... Agent: Fish & Richardson PC

20090169164 - Flexible cover for cable trough system: Systems and methods for covering a trough member. A cover system can include a flexible cover coupled to a side wall of the trough member. The flexible cover is selectively removable from the side wall to allow access to an interior of the trough member. The flexible cover mounts with... Agent: Merchant & Gould PC

20090169166 - Preconnectorized fiber optic local convergence points: There is provided fiber optic local convergence points that provide preconnectorized functionality to eliminate all or most of the splicing associated with local convergence points in fiber optic distribution networks. The local convergence points provide a plurality of preconnectorized multi-fiber ports adapted to receive a preconnectorized end of a distribution... Agent: Corning Incorporated

20090169165 - Slack cable enclosure: An enclosure for storing cables includes a base section having a bottom wall, opposed first and second sidewalls and opposed third and fourth sidewalls, the first and second sidewalls of the base section having first slots formed generally midway along the length thereof, the third sidewall of the base section... Agent: Howison & Arnott, L.l.p

20090169167 - Fiber drop receiving device: An optical fiber drop receiving device may include a housing assembly including a duct entry port for receiving a drop conduit. A drop receiving cylinder may be rotatably mounted in the housing assembly and connected to the duct entry port. The drop receiving cylinder may be configured to receive a... Agent: Verizon Patent Management Group

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