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Optical waveguides September class, title,number 09/11Below are recently published patent applications awaiting approval from the USPTO. Recent week's RSS XML file available below.
Listing for abstract view: USPTO application #, Title, Abstract excerpt,Patent Agent. Listing format for list view: USPTO National Class full category number, title of the patent application. 09/29/2011 > 27 patent applications in 20 patent subcategories. class, title,number
20110235960 - Optical modulator and manufacturing method therefor: An optical modulator includes a modulation region for modulating light, and a passive region adjacent the modulation region. The modulation region and the passive region include, in common, a semiconductor substrate, an n-type cladding layer on the semiconductor substrate, a core layer on the n-type cladding layer, and a p-type... Agent: Mitsubishi Electric Corporation
20110235961 - Mach-zehnder interferometer type optical modulator: A Mach-Zehnder interferometer type optical modulator includes first and third optical waveguides; input and output optical couplers; and a phase shifting section disposed between the input and output optical couplers. The phase shifting section includes first and second optical waveguide structures each including an n-type semiconductor section, a core layer... Agent: Sumitomo Electric Industries, Ltd.
20110235963 - Fiber-coupled optoelectronic device mounted on a circuit board: An optical apparatus comprises: an optical fiber, an optoelectronic device on a substrate, a circuit board, and an electrical connection therebetween. A substrate groove positions the fiber for optical coupling with the device. The substrate is mounted on the circuit board; a proximal fiber segment is secured in the substrate... Agent: Hoya Corporation Usa
20110235962 - Optical device with high thermal tuning efficiency: An optical device with high thermal tuning efficiency is described. This optical device may be implemented using a tri-layer structure (silicon-on-insulator technology), including: a substrate, a buried-oxide layer and a semiconductor layer. In particular, a thermally tunable optical waveguide may be defined in the semiconductor layer. Furthermore, a portion of... Agent: Oracle International Corporation
20110235964 - Optical waveguide, opto-electric hybrid board, and optical module: Capable of being provided are an optical waveguide and an optoelectronic circuit board each having a simple configuration in which an optical device is not mounted on an optical wiring part or an optoelectronic composite wiring part and capable of connecting an optical device with a core of an optical... Agent:
20110235965 - Semiconductor device: Improvement of signal integrity, a size reduction of a device, and the like are realized. A semiconductor integrated circuit section 11 and an optical wiring section 21 are electrically connected to each other by a connection section 31 provided between a face of the semiconductor integrated circuit section 11 and... Agent: Sony Corporation
20110235966 - High speed piezoelectric optical system with tunable focal length: A varifocal optical system includes a substantially circular membrane deposited on a substrate, and a ring-shaped PZT thin film deposited on the outer portion of the circular membrane. The membrane may be a MEMS-micromachined membrane, made of thermal oxide, polysilicon, ZrO2 and SiO2. The membrane is initially in a buckled... Agent: The Charles Stark Draper Laboratory, Inc.
20110235967 - Light transmission assembly: A light transmission assembly includes a light circuit board and a light transmission module. The board is embedded with waveguide layers, the waveguides layers includes core wires and shielding lays sandwiching the core wires, the waveguide layers defines a second light port portion of which the core wires defines vertical... Agent: Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., Ltd.
20110235968 - Multimode optical coupler interfaces: Optical interfaces that may be employed between large-core optical fibers and chip-scale optoelectronic devices. Described herein are couplers that improve the tolerance of misalignment when a single mode (SM) fiber is used as waveguide input. This enables the possibility of passive/automatic alignment and therefore reduces the production cost. The coupler... Agent:
20110235969 - Optical fiber-type optical filter: An optical fiber-type optical filter includes: two fiber regions, namely, the first and second PBGF regions, each of which includes: a core section extending in a waveguide direction of incident light; and a clad section extending in the waveguide direction and surrounding the core section, wherein the clad section includes... Agent: Fujikura Ltd.
20110235970 - Quad optical time domain reflectometer (otdr): An optical device that includes a first laser source, a multimode coupler optically connected to the first laser source, a first test port optically connected to the multimode coupler, a second laser source, a singlemode coupler optically connected to the second laser source, a second test port optically connected to... Agent: Afl Telecommunications LLC
20110235971 - Semiconductor optical device: A semiconductor optical device includes a first optical waveguide including first, second, and third sections; a second optical waveguide including fourth, fifth, and sixth sections; an input optical coupler; and an output optical coupler. The first and second optical waveguides and the input and output optical couplers each include a... Agent: Sumitomo Electric Industries, Ltd.
20110235972 - Separating and combining single-mode and multimode optical beams: Techniques for combining initially separate single mode and multimode optical beams into a single “Dual Mode” fiber optic have been developed. Bi-directional propagation of two beams that are differentiated only by their mode profiles (i.e., wavefront conditions) is provided. The beams can be different wavelengths and or contain different modulation... Agent:
20110235973 - Optical element with mechanical alignment and method of making same: A product and process for fabricating an optical element from a capillary ferrule includes fusing the optical element onto an optical fiber. The optical element starts with a capillary ferrule that is sculpted on one end to form an optical property such as a flat window, ball lens, angled endface... Agent: Polymicro Technologies
20110235974 - Optocoupler: An optocoupler with optical transmitter and receiver dies attached to a single conductive pad is presented. One of the optical transmitter and receiver dies may be attached directly to the conductive pad, while the other one of the optical transmitter and receiver dies may be attached to the conductive pad... Agent:
20110235975 - Optocoupler with light guide defining element: An optocoupler with a light guide defining element is presented. The light guide defining element has at least one cavity configured to define the shape of the light guide formed by a transparent encapsulant encapsulating the optical transmitter and receiver dies. The transparent encapsulant in liquid form may be injected... Agent: Avago Technologies EcbuIP(singapore) Pte. Ltd.
20110235976 - Fiber connector and adapter: Fiberoptic connector and adapter assembly includes a fiberoptic connector received within an adapter. The connector has a cover on the connector housing. The cover pivots between open and closed positions to expose or cover, respectively, a optical fiber contained within the connector. Longitudinal guides of the connector are received cooperating... Agent: Adc Telecommunications, Inc.
20110235977 - Connector: A connector is to be attached to a casing. The connector includes a cylindrical body; and a flange extending from the cylindrical body and to be attached to the casing. The flange includes at least one of a depressed section and a cut-out section so that the flange is overlapped... Agent:
20110235978 - Connector with built-in module: A connector incorporating a module, in which an incorporated electrical component may be cooled efficiently and reliably, is provided. A transmission apparatus disposed inside a main body cover of a module-incorporating connector is provided with a ceramic board at which an electrical component and such are mounted. A metal cover... Agent: Molex Incorporated
20110235979 - Managed fiber connectivity systems: A communications connection system includes a fiber optic adapter module configured to receive multiple fiber optic connectors. The fiber optic adapter module includes one or more media reading interfaces. Each media reading interface is configured to determine whether a fiber optic connector is received at one of the ports of... Agent:
20110235980 - Optical module with optical axis bent perpendicularly within package: An optical module on the invention provides a multi-layered ceramic package in which the LD, the sub-mount to mount the LD, the optical component to bend the optical axis of the light emitted from the LD toward the lens, and the monitor PD to monitor a portion of the light... Agent: Sumitomo Electric Industries, Ltd.
20110235981 - Connector apparatus for downhole tool: Embodiments and methods are disclosed herein that relate to a connection assembly to communicatively couple one or more cables to each other. The connection assembly includes a cable having a housing with a communication line disposed therein, a connection apparatus having a housing with a communication line disposed therein, and... Agent: Schlumberger Technology Corporation
20110235982 - Method for connecting optical fibers and connection structure of optical fibers: The method includes: a preparing step of preparing a pair of optical fibers 30, 50 including a first optical fiber 30 having a clad 32 of a non-circular shape and a second optical fiber 50 having a clad 52 of a circular shape; a forming step of forming the clad... Agent: Fujikura Ltd.
20110235983 - Optical fiber cable: The present invention relates to an optical fiber cable incorporating a multi-core fiber provided with a plurality of cores and a cladding region. The optical fiber cable has a jacket covering the multi-core fiber. The multi-core fiber is arranged so that a hold wrap holds the cores in a state... Agent: Sumitomo Electric Industries, Ltd.
20110235984 - Optical fiber coating to prevent adhesion at high temperatures: Embodiments of the present invention provide methods and apparatus for cables having one or more fibers that may function as a sensing device within a wellbore, wherein the fibers do not adhere to each other or to an inner wall of the cable during a high temperature operation, such as... Agent:
20110235985 - Movable adapter panel: A support shelf for fiber optic hardware is disclosed. Generally, the support shelf includes a plurality of component mounting features that permits releasably mounting of fiber optic hardware at a plurality of locations on the support shelf. The component mounting features are generally openings in a base of the support... Agent:
20110235986 - Optical fiber drawer with connectorized stub cable: A drawer panel includes a chassis housing defining a first cable port; and a drawer mounted within the chassis housing. The drawer is configured to slide between an open position and a closed position. A termination region is positioned on the drawer. At least a first stub cable routed to... Agent: Adc Telecommunications, Inc.09/22/2011 > 35 patent applications in 21 patent subcategories. class, title,number
20110229070 - Optical modulator: An optical modulator having a high stability is provided. In the optical modulator according to the present invention, a phase modulation by an electro-optic effect is made on an optical substrate of an electro-optic material while the setting of an operating point by a thermal-optic effect is made on a... Agent: Nippon Telegraph And Telephone Corporation
20110229069 - Planar waveguide circuit and optical receiver: A planar waveguide circuit comprises a first optical splitter to receive an input optical signal, a second optical splitter to receive a reference optical signal, a first optical signal combiner, and a second optical signal combiner. First and second optical waveguides are provided to couple first and second outputs of... Agent:
20110229071 - Pressure sensor arrangement using an optical fiber and methodologies for performing an analysis of a subterranean formation: A sensor arrangement using an optical fiber and methodologies for performing an analysis of a subterranean formation, such as a subterranean formation containing a hydrocarbon based fluid. The sensor arrangement may be used to measure one or more physical parameters, such as temperature and/or pressure, at a multiplicity of locations... Agent: Lxdata Inc.
20110229072 - Optical waveguide device and optical receiver equipped with same: An optical waveguide device includes a plurality of input channels, a plurality of output channels, and a multi-mode interference coupler having one end part coupled to the plurality of input channels and another end part coupled to the plurality of output channels, the multi-mode interference coupler includes a first part... Agent: Fujitsu Limited
20110229073 - Optoelectronic devices: The present invention relates integrated optoelectronic devices comprising light emitting field-effect transistors. We describe an optoelectronic device comprising a light-emitting field effect transistor (LFET) with an organic semiconductor active layer and a waveguide integrated within the channel of the light-emitting field effect transistor, wherein said waveguide comprises a material which... Agent:
20110229074 - Optical waveguide device and optical receiver with such optical wave guide device: An optical waveguide device includes two input channels, a plurality of output channels, and a multi-mode interference coupler having one end part coupled to the two input channels and the other end part coupled to the plurality of output channels, the multi-mode interference coupler has a pair of opposite side... Agent: Fujitsu Limited
20110229075 - Optical waveguide device and manufacturing method of optical waveguide device: A 90-degree optical hybrid interferometer having an optical path length difference to a pair of the optical signal waveguide arm and the local oscillator optical waveguide arm at either the I phase side or the Q phase side at the TE optical signal side and the TM optical signal side... Agent:
20110229078 - Fiber optic interface devices for electronic devices: Small-form fiber optic interface devices (20) for electronic devices (200) are disclosed. The device has a ferrule (50) with a body (51) that operably supports at least one waveguide (152) and at least one electrical wire (160). The device has a first electrical contact (90) supported by the ferrule body... Agent:
20110229076 - Optical subassembly package configuration: An optical subassembly package configuration for monitoring a fiber, the configuration includes a container, an optical subassembly, an optical fiber, and a ferrule. The container has a face, and the optical subassembly is disposed within the container. The optical fiber communicates with the subassembly. The ferrule is attached to the... Agent:
20110229077 - Small-form-factor fiber optic interface devices with an internal lens: Small-form-factor fiber optic interface devices with an internal lens are disclosed. The fiber optic interface devices have a ferrule with a bore that supports an optical waveguide. The lens is on or adjacent the ferrule front end and is aligned with the bore. A first planar surface is provided on... Agent:
20110229080 - Optical device with athermal slots for temperature dependence curvature reduction: In one aspect of the invention, roughly stated, Applicants have discovered that a compensation material within slot elongated in a direction parallel to a segment of waveguide in an arrayed waveguide grating apparatus can compensate for both first and second order change in refractive index of the base waveguide material... Agent: Gemfire Corporation
20110229079 - Optical semiconductor device and method for fabricating the optical semiconductor device: An optical semiconductor device, includes: a plurality of first diffraction grating layers disposed at a spacing from each other along first direction above first semiconductor layer, length of a lower surface of each of a plurality of first diffraction gratings along first direction being longer than a length of an... Agent: Fujitsu Limited
20110229081 - Apparatus and method for increasing the effective capture area in optical terminals: At least two single-mode optical fibers are fused together such that their cores are separated by only a few microns to serve as a capture element of an incoming beam of light in an optical terminal.... Agent:
20110229082 - Device for an optical-fiber connection: Device for the coaxial connection of fiber-optic cables, comprising a single-piece coupling housing (10) and a single-piece sleeve mount (20), the sleeve mount (20) being designed with at least one latching nose (21) and the coupling housing (10) being designed with at least one latching mount which complements the at... Agent: Adc Gmbh
20110229083 - Fiber optic interface with translatable ferrule device: Optical fiber ferrules (10, 20) for making optical or optical and electrical connections are disclosed, along with receptacle and plug fiber optic interface devices (60, 70) using the ferrules, and cable assemblies (6, 7) using the fiber optic interface devices. The optical fiber ferrules support optical pathways (14) and have... Agent:
20110229084 - Fiber optic cable connector: Fiber optic cable jacks and plugs are provided. In one aspect, a cable is made from at least one length of fiber optic line having a first end and a second end. A first plug includes a one-piece mechanical body with a cable interface to engage the fiber optic line... Agent:
20110229087 - Fiber optic interface device with bent optical path: A fiber optic interface device with a bent optical path has a ferrule with a body having front and rear ends and an internal cavity adjacent the front end and defined by a rear wall and a bottom wall. The bottom wall defines at least one lens. The device includes... Agent:
20110229088 - Fiber optic interface device with positionable cleaning cover: A fiber optic interface device (10) with a positionable cover (100) is disclosed. The device includes a ferrule (50) supported by a housing (21). The ferrule has a front section (65) with a surface (66) and is configured to support at least one optical path interface (OPI) at the front-section... Agent:
20110229090 - Fiber optic interface devices for electronic devices: Fiber optic interface devices (20, 320) for electronic devices (300) are disclosed. A plug-type fiber optic interface (20) has an axially moveable multi-fiber ferrule (100) that supports optical fibers (52) or a combination of optical fibers and gradient-index lenses (600). A resilient member (150) serves to provide the ferrule with... Agent:
20110229086 - Multifiber connectors for multicore optical fiber cables: Structures and techniques are described relating to the alignment of multicore fibers within a multifiber connector. These structures and techniques include: multicore fibers having a number of different shapes, including, for example, circular, elliptical, D-shaped, double D-shaped, and polygonal; multifiber ferrules, having a plurality of fiber guide holes therein of... Agent: Ofs Fitel, LLC
20110229091 - Optical sensor element for a measuring machine, and coupling element therefor on the measuring machine side: The invention relates to an optical sensor element for a measuring machine, comprising a coupling element on the sensor element side for mechanically and optically connecting to a coupling element on the measuring machine side. An optical fiber is arranged in the coupling element on the sensor element side, wherein... Agent: Leica Geosystems Ag
20110229085 - Simplex connectors for multicore optical fiber cables: An optical fiber cable connector includes a ferrule subassembly, in which a ferrule is mounted into a receptacle including a barrel section having a flange at its base. The ferrule subassembly is loaded into an enclosure having a plug housing at its lead end. The plug housing is configured to... Agent: Ofs Fitel, LLC
20110229089 - Small-form-factor fiber optic interface assemblies for electronic devices: Small-form-factor fiber optic interface assemblies (180) for electronic devices (100) are disclosed. The fiber optic interface assemblies include a receptacle (120) configured to matingly engage with a plug (20) of a fiber optic cable assembly (10). Example assemblies include a flexible mount (228) supported by a circuit board (150) and... Agent:
20110229092 - Optical connector: An optical connector, assembled to a front end of an optical fiber and attached to an optical component that is provided with an optical element having an optical axis different from that of the optical fiber, includes a main body having a connection end surface, and a reflective portion changing... Agent: Fujikura Ltd.
20110229093 - Narrow, pluggable optical transceiver system: A transceiver module includes a housing assembly, a single optical cable receptacle, an electronics subassembly in the housing assembly having a generally planar substrate, and an optics subsystem. The optics subsystem redirects an optical beam between the surface of the substrate and an optical axis of the receptacle. The structure... Agent: Avago Technologies FiberIP(singapore) Pte. Ltd.
20110229094 - Optical receptacles and systems and devices including optical receptacles: According to one embodiment, an optical receptacle for receiving a corresponding optical connector may include a receptacle housing, a receptacle optical path and a positionable shutter assembly. The receptacle housing includes a connector port disposed at an end of the receptacle housing and a receptacle pathway. The connector port may... Agent:
20110229096 - Pluggable optical transceiver having functional latch screw: A pluggable optical transceiver is disclosed. The transceiver comprises a plurality of OSAs, an optical member and a plurality of inner fibers to couple the optical member with OSAs. The inner fibers each provides an inner connector to couple with one of OSAs. The housing, which installs the OSAs, the... Agent: Sumitomo Electric Industries, Ltd.
20110229095 - Pluggable optical transceiver with electrical plug board separated from circuit board: A pluggable optical transceiver is disclosed. The transceiver comprises a plurality of OSAs, an optical member and a plurality of inner fibers to couple the optical member with OSAs. The inner fibers each provides an inner connector to couple with one of OSAs. The housing, which installs the OSAs, the... Agent: Sumitomo Electric Industries, Ltd.
20110229097 - Optical usb cable with controlled fiber positioning: Methods of controlling the position of an optical fiber having a minimum bend radius within an optical fiber channel in a fiber optic cable having a small footprint are disclosed. The position of the optical fibers is controlled so that the fiber is not bent at a radius below its... Agent:
20110229098 - Fiber optic cables and assemblies for fiber toward the subscriber applications: Fiber optic cables and assemblies for routing optical networks closer to the subscriber. The fiber optic cables have a small-cross section yet robust design that is versatile by allowing use in aerial application with a pressure clamp along with use in buried and/or duct applications. Additionally, the fiber optic cables... Agent:
20110229099 - Fiber optic cable: A fiber optic cable includes a strain element including a first optical fiber and an optical element including a second optical fiber. The optical element is compliantly coupled with the strain element to transfer a portion of strain experienced by the strain element to the optical element. A fiber optic... Agent: Bp Exploration Operating Company Limited
20110229100 - Optical fiber ribbon holding member, method for holding optical fiber ribbon, and bundle of optical fiber ribbon: Provided with a holding member main body having an upward U-shaped cross section and having a space to which a plurality of optical fiber ribbons can be accommodated in a laminated state; and a lid body having a downward U-shaped cross section, wherein latch structures that engage to each other... Agent: Fujikura Ltd.
20110229101 - Single-mode optical fiber: The present invention embraces a single-mode optical fiber typically having reduced bending losses. The optical fiber includes a central core, an intermediate cladding, a buried trench, and an outer cladding. The optical fiber typically has (i), at a wavelength of 1310 nanometers, a mode field diameter with a nominal value... Agent: Draka Comteq B.v.
20110229102 - Release latch for pre-terminated cassette: A release latch for a pre-terminated cassette is described. The pre-terminated cassette includes a release latch to allow removal of the pre-terminated cassette from a patch panel, where the patch panel includes a retaining feature for retaining the pre-terminated cassette. The release latch includes a cantilever beam located on the... Agent: Panduit Corp.
20110229103 - Optical cable exit trough: A cable exit trough is mountable to a lateral trough section either during initial assembly of the cable routing system, or at a later date. The exit trough includes a bracket portion mountable to the top edge of one of the sides of the lateral trough section. Two lead-ins are... Agent: Adc Telecommunications, Inc.09/15/2011 > 20 patent applications in 15 patent subcategories. class, title,number
20110222812 - Dopant profile control for high speed silicon-based optical modulators: A high speed silicon-based optical modulator with control of the dopant profiles in the body and gate regions of the device reduces the series resistance of the structure without incurring substantial optical power loss. That is, the use of increased dopant values in areas beyond the active region will allow... Agent: Lightwire, Inc.
20110222813 - Optical modulators with controllable chirp: A semiconductor-based optical modulator is presented that includes a separate phase control section to adjust the amount of chirp present in the modulated output signal. At least one section is added to the modulator configuration and driven to create a pure “phase” signal that will is added to the output... Agent: Lightwire, Inc.
20110222814 - System and method for using planar device to generate and steer light beam: The present invention provides a device is provided for use with a first through fourth light beams. The device includes a first through fourth waveguides and first through fourth light scattering portions. The first waveguide has a length and a width and is arranged to receive the first light beam,... Agent:
20110222815 - Optical transmission module, electronic device, and method for manufacturing optical transmission module: This invention provides an optical transmission module that is of low cost and that can be mounted even in a narrow space. An optical transmission module of the present invention includes a light reception processing section for converting an optical signal transmitted by an optical wiring to an electric signal,... Agent: Omron Corporation
20110222816 - Waveguide for extraction of light at low levels of reflection: A waveguide for the extraction of light at low levels of reflection arranged to guide light from an electro-optical component on a chip to a facet on the chip for extraction includes a first part and a second part. The first part (4) is extended, the second part (5) includes... Agent: Syntune Ab
20110222817 - Compact multiplexer/demultiplexer: The present invention relates to a multiplexer/demultiplexer with a connection for inputting and/or outputting an optical signal which has signal components of different wavelengths, a carrier plate (8) with at least one wavelength-sensitive element (11), a focussing member (13) with at least two focussing elements (14, 14′) as well as... Agent: Cube Optics Ag
20110222818 - Optical waveguide for optical connector, optical connector using same, and method of manufacturing optical waveguide for optical connector: Disclosed is inexpensive optical waveguide for an optical connector which is accurately positioned across the width of cores when inserted in and fixed in an optical waveguide fixing through hole of a ferrule to provide low optical coupling loss when connected, an optical connector using the same, and a method... Agent: Nitto Denko Corporation
20110222819 - Managed fiber connectivity systems: A communications connection system includes a fiber optic connector including a storage device having memory configured to store physical layer information. The storage device also includes at least one contact member that is electrically connected to the memory. Certain types of fiber optic connectors have the storage device mounted to... Agent:
20110222820 - Optical fiber connector: An optical fiber connector includes a housing, a connector body, a plurality of optical fibers and spring portion. The housing includes a first sidewall and an opposite second sidewall. The connector body is received in the housing adjacent to the second sidewall. The optical fibers are attached to the connector... Agent: Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., Ltd.
20110222821 - Optical connector and a method of connecting an optical connector to an optical printed circuit board: The invention provides an optical printed circuit board connector, comprising: a housing having a major plane; an optical interface for connection in use to another optical interface on a device to which in use the optical printed circuit board connector is arranged to be connected, in which the optical interface... Agent: Xyratex Technology Limited
20110222822 - Optical transceiver having inner metal cover: An optical transceiver that provides an inner metal cover in addition to a metal cover and a frame is disclosed. The inner cover includes a ceiling, a front skirt bent downward at a front edge of the ceiling, sides bent downward at both side edges of the ceiling, and a... Agent: Sumitomo Electric Device Innovations, Inc.
20110222823 - Optical connector and a method of connecting a user circuit to an optical printed circuit board: The invention provides an optical connector for connecting a user circuit to an optical backplane, in which the backplane has one or more waveguides on it for carrying optical signals, the connector comprising: a first optical interface provided on the user circuit for receiving optical signals from the backplane or... Agent: Xyratex Technology Limited
20110222824 - Optical fiber and optical cable: Provided is an optical fiber that has a small bending loss, can be securely prevented from being fractured due to accidental bending during installation or other operations, and is compliant with the G. 652 standard. An optical fiber 1 includes a core 11, a first cladding 12, a second cladding... Agent: Sumitomo Electric Industries
20110222825 - Optical fiber assembly: An optical fiber assembly includes a core. The core includes a central portion and a plurality of fins that extends radially outward from the central portion. The central portion defines a central passage. The central portion and the plurality of fins cooperatively define a plurality of grooves that is helically... Agent: Adc Telecommunications, Inc.
20110222826 - Strain-releif member and fiber optic drop cable assembly using same: A strain-relief member having a body formed from a block copolymer and designed for use in a fiber optic drop cable assembly. The body has a central channel and a cylindrical connector-end portion sized to surround an end-portion of a connector. The body also has a tapered cable-end portion sized... Agent:
20110222827 - Fiber optic plate and method for producing the same: In an FOP 1, a glass body 8 is configured by including antimicrobial glass portions 10 made of antimicrobial glass containing Ag2O. Here, the glass containing silver does not have chemical durability, so that it has properties to easily emit Ag ions due to moisture. Ag ions have an excellent... Agent: Hamamatsu Photonics K.k.
20110222828 - Multi-core optical fiber: The present invention relates to a multi-core optical fiber having a structure for reducing transmission loss and nonlinearity. The multi-core optical fiber comprises plural cores extending along a center axis direction, and a cladding surrounding the peripheries of the plural cores. The cladding is comprised of silica glass doped with... Agent: Sumitomo Electric Industries, Ltd.
20110222829 - Fiber optic enclosure with internal cable spool assembly: A fiber optic enclosure includes a housing having a base and a cover. The base and the cover cooperate to define an interior region. A cable spool assembly is disposed in the interior region of the housing and is rotatably engaged to the base. The cable spool assembly includes a... Agent:
20110222831 - Fiber optic terminal having adapter panel supporting both input and output fibers from an optical splitter: A fiber optic terminal configured to optically connect optical fibers from received network-side and subscriber-side fiber(s) to facilitate providing direct or intermediate optical connections between a fiber optic network and a destination. The fiber optic terminal includes at least one adapter module comprising at least one adapter panel. The adapter... Agent:
20110222830 - Wavelength division multiplexing module: A telecommunications assembly includes a chassis and a plurality of optical wavelength division multiplexer/demultiplexer modules mounted within the chassis. Each module includes at least one fiber optic connector. Within an interior of the chassis are positioned at least one fiber optic adapter. Inserting the modules through an opening of the... Agent: Adc Telecommunications, Inc.09/08/2011 > 24 patent applications in 18 patent subcategories. class, title,number
20110216996 - Distributed fibre optic sensing for event detection: A fibre optic sensing method and apparatus for determining location and direction information of disturbances occurring in the environment of a sensor optical fibre are provided. The method comprises launching optical pulses into at least one polarisation eigenmode of a polarisation maintaining fibre as the sensor optical fibre, detecting temporal... Agent: Fotech Solutions Limited
20110216995 - Method of manufacturing optical sensor module and optical sensor module obtained thereby: A method of manufacturing an optical sensor module which eliminates the need for the operation of alignment between a core in an optical waveguide unit and an optical element in a substrate unit and which does not reduce the accuracy of alignment, and an optical sensor module obtained thereby. An... Agent: Nitto Denko Corporation
20110216999 - Optical printed circuit board and method of manufacturing the same: An optical printed circuit board is provided. The optical printed circuit board includes an insulation member, an optical fiber disposed in the insulation member and having opposite end portions exposed to a side of the insulation member, and at least one supporting member provided with a guide portion coupled to... Agent: Lg Innotek Co., Ltd.
20110216998 - Optical sub-assembly: Described is a new wafer scale optical sub-assembly (OSA) and a method of production of such an OSA. Also described are optical wafers which form the central building block for the OSAs. The optical wafers comprise embedded optical features, which are positioned with reference to a single reference fiducial so... Agent:
20110216997 - Sub-micron planar lightwave devices formed on an soi optical platform: A set of planar, two-dimensional optical devices is able to be created in a sub-micron surface layer of an SOI structure, or within a sub-micron thick combination of an SOI surface layer and an overlying polysilicon layer. Conventional masking/etching techniques may be used to form a variety of passive and... Agent: Lightwire, Inc.
20110217000 - Optical switch and optical-switch control method: An optical switch according to the present invention includes a multiple-stage optical-switch unit that includes one input port and a plurality of output ports that are configured by connecting multiple stages of optical switching elements each of which includes three or more optical input-output ports; and a switching control circuit... Agent: Mitsubishi Electric Corporation
20110217001 - Highly nonlinear optical waveguide structure with enhanced nonlinearity and mechanical robustness: There is described an optical waveguide structure exhibiting nonlinear properties, a method of fabricating such, and an optical coupling device made of two of such optical waveguide structures. The optical waveguide structure comprises an optical waveguide portion made of a light transmitting material for supporting a light mode traveling therein.... Agent: Mcgill University
20110217002 - Method and system for waveguide mode filters: A method and system for waveguide mode filters are disclosed and may include processing optical signals of a fundamental mode and higher-order modes by filtering the higher-order modes in rib waveguides in a photonic chip. The higher-order modes may be filtered utilizing doped regions and/or patterns in one or more... Agent:
20110217003 - Waveguide for heat assisted magnetic recording: An apparatus includes a slider mounted on an arm, a first waveguide including a first core guiding layer, a second waveguide mounted on the slider and including a second core guiding layer having a uniform thickness smaller than the thickness of the first core guiding layer, and a coupler for... Agent: Seagate Technology LLC
20110217004 - Device for bending optical fiber and receiving light: A device for bending an optical fiber and receiving light is provided with a recessed holding member having a recess, a projecting holding member having a projection projecting toward the recess, light receiving elements for receiving leak light from an optical fiber held between the recess and the projection, and... Agent: Fujikura Ltd.
20110217005 - Optical transmission module provided with reinforcing substrate of optical transmission module, and electronic device provided with the optical transmission module: A light transmission module includes a reinforcement component for reinforcing a substrate. The reinforcement component is arranged on a surface mounted with the optical element of the substrate. The reinforcement component includes at least two structural portions longer than a maximum length portion of the optical element when seen from... Agent: Omron Corporation
20110217006 - High fiber count package foam insert: Provided is a fiber packaging module that contains a plurality fiber optic connectors. The module includes an outer shell containing a plurality of fiber optic connectors connected to respective fiber optic cables. The module also includes a body comprised of a low density material disposed within the outer shell, the... Agent: Afl Telecommunications LLC
20110217007 - Optical connector kit: The present disclosure relates generally to an optical connector kit including parts constituting an optical connector. Certain embodiments relate to an optical connector kit having an optical fiber with a ferrule, a plurality of connector units, and a storage case including an upper and lower housing.... Agent: Seikoh Giken Co., Ltd
20110217008 - Fiber optic connector assembly employing fiber movement support and method of assembly: A fiber optic connector assembly and method employing one or more fiber movement supports. The one or more fiber movement supports are each disposed around one or more optical fibers and are configured to inhibit kinks or sharp bends from occurring in the one or more optical fibers. The fiber... Agent: Corning Cable Systems LLC
20110217009 - System for mounting optical modules in an optical network: A system for connecting optical modules in an optical network may comprise a printed circuit board, two cages, and two connectors. The printed circuit board may house electronic circuitry and a plurality of electronic components. The printed circuit board may have a component side and a solder side. The two... Agent: Fujitsu Network Communications, Inc.
20110217010 - Fiber optic cable assembly: A fiber optic cable assembly includes an outer jacket defining a first passage and a second passage disposed adjacent to the first passage. The outer jacket includes a wall disposed between an outer surface of the outer jacket and the first passage. A plurality of optical fibers is disposed in... Agent: Adc Telecommunications, Inc.
20110217011 - High numerical aperture multimode optical fiber: Multimode optical fibers with a large core diameter and high numerical aperture are disclosed herein. Multimode optical fibers disclosed herein comprise a core region having a radius greater than 30 microns and a cladding region surrounding and directly adjacent to the core region, the cladding region comprising a depressed-index annular... Agent:
20110217012 - Broad-bandwidth multimode optical fiber having reduced bending losses: A multimode optical fiber includes a central core, an inner cladding, a buried trench, and an outer cladding (e.g., an outer optical cladding). Typically, the optical fiber's central core is a glass-based central core having an alpha-index profile (i.e., a graded-index profile), an outer radius r1, and a maximum refractive... Agent: Draka Comteq B.v.
20110217013 - Light collecting and emitting apparatus, method, and applications: A light guide apparatus includes a light guide layer having a top surface and a bottom surface, and a transversely oriented side-end surface that forms an output aperture of the light guide, characterized by an index of refraction, n1, and further characterized by a length dimension in an intended light... Agent: University Of Rochester
20110217014 - Adaptor for mounting cable connectors: An adapter is provided and includes a process for mounting the connectors on two cables being connected in a control cabinet. The adapter includes a circular sleeve with a flange positioned at one end of the sleeve for creating a rigid, fixed connection of the connectors in a conduit bringing... Agent:
20110217015 - Fiber distribution hub with connectorized stub cables: A fiber distribution hub includes an enclosure; a splitter region; a termination region including a plurality of adapters; at least a first feeder stub cable; and at least a first subscriber stub cable routed into the enclosure. The subscriber cable includes at least two optical fibers that each have a... Agent: Adc Telecommunications, Inc.
20110217016 - Fiber optic communication system: An integrated fiber cable management system comprises a fitting having a body with a collet through which a cable passes. A lock nut is threaded on a first end of the body to hold the body in relation to a chassis. A sealing nut is threaded on a second end... Agent:
20110217017 - Sealing enclosure: An enclosure (100) comprises an organizer (200) disposed in the housing for managing individual cables from a main cable. A cover (160) encloses the organizer (200) within the housing, the cover (160) including one or more latches (161, 162, 161a, 162a) configured to engage one or more locking structures (135).... Agent:
20110217018 - Compact thermal actuated variable optical attenuator: A MEMS variable optical attenuator (VOA) chip includes a frame having a planar surface, a micro-electric actuator with a movable optical shutter arranged with respect to the planar surface of the frame, where the VOA is actuated by thermal expansion. The micro-electric actuator comprises semiconductor conductors (“wires”) that can be... Agent: Agiltron Inc.09/01/2011 > 16 patent applications in 14 patent subcategories. class, title,number
20110211786 - Silicon-based electro-optic device: In an electro-optic device, a stack structure including a first silicon layer of a first conductivity type and a second silicon layer of a second conductivity type has a rib waveguide shape so as to form an optical confinement area, and a slab portion of a rib waveguide includes an... Agent: Agency For Science, Technology And Research
20110211787 - Optical interconnect components: A component for an optical interconnect includes a waveguide having at least one surface that is configured at an angle equal to or less than 90° relative to an axis of the waveguide. A tap is operatively connected to the waveguide. The tap has an angled surface that is adhered... Agent:
20110211788 - Optical fiber and optical communication system including same: The invention relates to an optical fiber employable in an optical communication system using Raman amplification and adapted to improve OSNR and suppress bending loss at the same time, and the like. The optical fiber is a silica-based optical fiber having a depressed refractive index profile constituted by at least... Agent: Sumitomo Electric Industries, Ltd.
20110211789 - Phase plate and phase plate manufacturing method: The invention relates to a phase plate which is easy to manufacture such as to have a desirable characteristic and the like. The phase plate (10) is substantially shaped like a circular cylinder and has a fixed refractive index in a direction along a center axis (AX) of the circular... Agent: Sumitomo Electric Industries, Ltd.
20110211790 - Optical coupler and producing method thereof: A method for producing the optical coupler includes mounting a first conversion element on an upper surface of a first terminal plate, mounting a second conversion element on an upper surface of a second terminal plate, supplying a translucent primary mold resin in a fluidized state to the upper surfaces... Agent: Omron Corporation
20110211791 - Optical fiber fixing device and method for assembling optical fiber to optical connector using same: An optical fiber fixing device for fixing optical fibers in an optical connector includes a supporting arm, two connecting arms, and a pressing arm. The supporting arm includes a first end and an opposite second end. The connecting arms respectively extend from the first end and the second end toward... Agent: Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., Ltd.
20110211792 - Optical connector plug: A stopper 50 is fixed to an optical connector 10, and the optical connector 10 is accommodated in an opening section 21 of a housing 20. The housing 20 is engaged with the stopper 50 so as to be displaceable with respect to the stopper 50 by a predetermined amount... Agent: Japan Aviation Electronics Industry Limited
20110211793 - Optical fiber assemblies: Fiber optic assemblies include subunit cables wrapped in binders. The assemblies have small cross sections and low bend radii while maintaining acceptable attenuation losses. SZ stranding of the subunit cables allows ease of access to the individual cables during installation.... Agent:
20110211794 - Bend-insensitive optical cable: A bend-insensitive optical cable for transmitting optical signals includes an optical cable having a length, extending from an input end adapted to receive the optical signals, to an output end and including at least one single-mode optical fiber having a cable cut-off wavelength, of 1290 nm to 1650 nm. The... Agent:
20110211795 - Hermetically sealed fiber sensing cable: In one aspect, the present invention provides a hermetically sealed fiber sensing cable comprising: a core fiber comprising at least one Bragg grating region, an outer surface and a length; a fiber cladding in contact with the core fiber along the entire length of the core fiber, the fiber cladding... Agent: General Electric Company
20110211796 - Low bend loss optical fiber: An optical fiber having both low macrobend loss and low microbend loss. The fiber has a first inner cladding region having an outer radius r2>8 microns and refractive index Δ2 and a second outer cladding region surrounding the inner cladding region having refractive index Δ3, wherein Δ1>Δ3>Δ2. The difference between... Agent:
20110211797 - Optical fiber with increased mechanical strength: An optical fiber having increased mechanical strength is provided. The optical fiber includes an over cladding layer that has a compressive stress of at least 100 MPa.... Agent:
20110211800 - Mounting of fiber optic cable assemblies within fiber optic shelf assemblies: Fiber optic shelf assemblies and furcation mounting structures for securing a plurality of furcation bodies of respective fiber optic cable assembles within the fiber optic shelf are disclosed. In one embodiment, the fiber optic shelf has a one-to-one correspondence between a plurality of respective modules and the respective fiber optic... Agent:
20110211798 - Optical fiber communication conversion device and installing method thereof: An installing method of an optical fiber communication conversion device is provided. The installing method includes the following steps. Firstly, a housing is provided. An opto-electronic converting module with a first cable winding structure is selectively accommodated and installed within the housing. An optical fiber wiring process is performed. If... Agent: Connection Technology Systems Inc.
20110211799 - Variably configurable and modular local convergence point: A variably configurable fiber optic terminal as a local convergence point in a fiber optic network is disclosed. The fiber optic terminal has an enclosure having a base and a cover which define an interior space. A feeder cable having at least one optical fiber and a distribution cable having... Agent:
20110211801 - Cable routing guide with cable retainer: A cable routing guide having an arm with a first end and a second end is disclosed. The arm is adapted to attach the cable routing guide to a structure at the first end. A guide piece attaches to the arm at the second end. The guide piece has sides... Agent:Previous industry: Bearings
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