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Optical waveguides February patent applications/inventions, industry category 02/12Below 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. 02/23/2012 > 28 patent applications in 19 patent subcategories. patent applications/inventions, industry category
20120045160 - Dispersion measurement apparatus: A dispersion measurement apparatus includes: a pulse generator to output optical pulses including an optical pulse with a first wavelength and an optical pulse with a second wavelength to an optical transmission path, the second wavelength being different from the first wavelength; a reception pulse analyzer including an optical receiver... Agent: Fujitsu Limited
20120045161 - Semiconductor optical modulation device: A temperature control module and a support block are mounted on a metal stem. A dielectric substrate is mounted on a side surface of the support block. A support block is mounted on a cooling surface of the temperature control module. A dielectric substrate is mounted on a side surface... Agent: Mitsubishi Electric Corporation
20120045162 - Circuit architecture for electro-optic modulation based on free carrier dispersion effect and the waveguide capacitor structures for such modulator circuitry using cmos or bi-cmos process: New circuit architecture for electro-optic modulator based on free-carrier dispersion effect is invented, in which the waveguide capacitor of the modulator is embed in the circuits and physically layout together with transistors, the switching of the modulator occurs in transistors, and as the result, the electro-optical modulation occurs in the... Agent:
20120045164 - Electromagnetic radiation frequency optimizing device and method: The invention relates to a device, system, and method for optimizing and altering electromagnetic frequency using Doppler shifts of electromagnetic radiation, and, in particular, optimizing frequency for application to photovoltaic devices and the like. The device comprises a crystal positioned in a channel undergoing a vibration, wherein an interaction between... Agent:
20120045163 - Optical circuit apparatus, method, and application: A new photonic integrated circuit in the form of an optical pulse-train generator utilizes a time-interleaved architecture. The circuit can generate multiple optical pulses sequentially from a single trigger pulse, with the timing and amplitude of each pulse determined by circuit design. The circuit has application in optical arbitrary waveform... Agent: University Of Rochester
20120045165 - Magnetically actuated photonic crystal sensor: A magnetically actuated photonic crystal sensor is disclosed. An optical fiber comprises at least one photonic crystal means coupled to a first end thereof, and a magnetic material coupled to the at least one photonic crystal means.... Agent:
20120045168 - Flexible optoelectronic interconnection board and flexible optoelectronic interconnection module: According to one embodiment, a flexible optoelectronic interconnection board includes a flexible electrical wiring board having electrical wires, reinforcing boards mounted on the flexible electrical wiring board and having flexibility lower than that of the flexible electrical wiring board, and a flexible optical interconnection board mounted on the flexible electrical... Agent: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba
20120045167 - Multi-tier micro-ring resonator optical interconnect system: Systems and methods according to these exemplary embodiments provide for optical interconnection using dual micro-ring resonators in a multilayer structure. Multi-wavelength optical signals can be redirected on a wavelength-by-wavelength basis, or larger, from input ports on a first layer to output ports on a second layer of an optical device.... Agent: Telefonaktiebolaget L M Ericsson (publ)
20120045166 - Optical ribbon and method of forming same: An optical ribbon (20) includes at least one optical fiber and a conformal coating at least substantially encapsulating said at least one optical fiber. The optical ribbon is flat and has a generally curved section (42) which can be routed around components (40) on a printed wiring board (22) or... Agent: Molex Incorporated
20120045170 - Optical waveguide for touch panel: An optical waveguide for a touch panel is capable of causing light beams emitted from a light-emitting optical waveguide section to enter a light-receiving optical waveguide section even when warpage or distortion occurs. Edges of an over cladding layer covering an end surface of a core for emitting a light... Agent: Nitto Denko Corporation
20120045169 - Optical-fiber array method and apparatus: Method and apparatus for forming an optical-fiber-array assembly, which include providing a plurality of optical fibers including a first optical fiber and a second optical fiber, providing a fiber-array plate that includes a first surface and a second surface, connecting the plurality of optical fibers to the first surface of... Agent: Lockheed Martin Corporation
20120045171 - Light guide bar and optical touch panel having the same: A light guide bar and an optical touch panel utilizing the light guide bar are provided. The light guide bar is applied to an optical touch panel with a sensing area. The light guide bar includes a bar body and a plurality of prisms. The bar body has a first... Agent: Darwin Precisions Corporation
20120045173 - Coherent optical detector having a multifunctional waveguide grating: A coherent optical detector having a waveguide circuit, in which a plurality of waveguides are connected to a waveguide grating. In a representative embodiment, the waveguide grating serves at least three different functions, e.g., those of a fiber-optic coupler, a polarization splitter, and two power splitters, one for each of... Agent: Alcatel-lucent Usa Inc.
20120045172 - Grating coupler and package structure incorporating the same: A method for removing phosphorus and nitrogen from an activated sludge wastewater treatment system is provided consisting of one or more anaerobic zones followed by two or more activated sludge reactors operating in parallel each having independent aeration/mixing means, whereby the utilization of the influent organic carbon under anoxic conditions,... Agent: Tsinghua University
20120045174 - Light guide: A light guide may include a light stop part that is formed at a first end of an optical fiber, the light stop part stopping a light that is incident at a second end of the optical fiber and is transmitted through the optical fiber, and a slit part that... Agent: Yokogawa Electric Corporation
20120045175 - Plug assembly: A plug assembly includes a circular plug shell having a cavity configured to receive a modular plug connector therein. The circular plug shell is configured to be threadably coupled to a corresponding circular jack shell. An insert is loaded into the cavity or the circular plug shell. The insert includes... Agent: Tyco Electronics Corporation
20120045176 - Optical fiber coupling connector: A fiber coupling connector includes a receptacle and a plug for insertion into the receptacle. The plug includes a first lens portion and a first sleeve receiving and surrounding the first lens portion. The receptacle includes a second lens portion and a second sleeve receiving and surrounding the second lens... Agent: Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., Ltd.
20120045177 - Dual inner diameter ferrule device and method: A fiber optic ferrule includes a body extending from a first end to a second opposite end, with the body including an axial passage extending between the first and second ends. The axial passage includes a first diameter portion having a diameter of at least 125 microns, and a second... Agent: Adc Telecommunications, Inc.
20120045179 - Fiber optic cable assemblies with fiber access apertures and methods of assembly: A fiber optic connector assembly includes a fiber optic cable with one or more optical fiber ribbons attached to a fiber optic connector. The connector includes a ferrule assembly and a crimp body with a fiber access aperture. The aperture has at least two walls defining a first width and... Agent:
20120045178 - Fiber optic cable assemblies with mechanically interlocking crimp bands and methods of making the assemblies: A fiber optic cable assembly includes a fiber optic cable with one or more optical fibers attached to a housing. The housing includes a connector housing for a connector, a furcation housing for a furcation, and a splice housing for a mid-span cable splice. The furcation housing and the splice... Agent:
20120045180 - Connector assembly with floatable optical termination: An connector assembly (100) includes an insulative housing (1) having a main portion and a tongue portion extending forwardly from the main portion, a cavity (121) defined in the tongue portion; an optical module (3) floatable inside the cavity; and a metallic shell (7) having a frame enclosing the tongue... Agent: Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., Ltd.
20120045182 - Optical transceiver having effective heat conducting path from tosa to metal housing: An optical transceiver having a effective heat conducting path from the TOSA to the metal housing is disclosed. The TOSA has a bottom member, on which a heat generating device such as TEC is mounted, extending to a direction perpendicular to the longitudinal axis of the metal housing. The optical... Agent: Sumitomo Electric Industries, Ltd.
20120045181 - Optical transceiver having effective heat dissipating path from osa to cover: A heat transferring mechanism of an optical transceiver is disclosed. The optical transceiver includes a metal cover, a OSA that generate heat, and a heat conductor. The OSA has the heat transferring surface extending to a direction intersecting, or substantially in perpendicular, to the longitudinal direction of the optical transceiver.... Agent: Sumitomo Electric Industries, Ltd.
20120045183 - Optical module with ceramic package: An optical module with an arrangement is disclosed in which the module has the LD, the TEC, and the lens with the lens carrier also mounted on the TEC. The signal light from the LD is concentrated by the lens and reflected by the mirror each assembled with the lens... Agent: Sumitomo Electric Industries, Ltd.
20120045184 - Installation assembly for splicing optical fibers and method for splicing optical fibers: An installation assembly for connecting an optical fiber cable and an optical fiber connector is disclosed. The installation assembly comprises an fixing member adapted to fixing the optical fiber cable; a guiding member, the fixing member is movably provided in the guiding member so as to guide a bare fiber... Agent: Raychem Shanghai Cable Accessories Ltd.
20120045185 - Heat-resistant optical unit: An optical unit is comprised of a plurality of optical base fibers twisted together without any member serving as a center of twisting so that each optical base fiber comes in contact with adjacent optical base fibers along the whole length, each of the optical base fibers including an optical... Agent: Fujikura Ltd
20120045186 - Conductive elements in cable jackets and separators: A cable, of the twisted pair or fiber optic type, includes conductors for permitting patch cord tracing between ports. In the case of a twisted pair cable, the conductors may be embedded within, or attached to a surface of, a separator. Alternatively, in the case of a twisted pair cable,... Agent:
20120045187 - Optical transceiver assembly: Techniques are disclosed that allow an optical transceiver module to be secured to a surface. In one example, an optical transceiver assembly includes an optical transceiver module, and a compressible support clip configured to engage the optical transceiver module, the support clip configured to receive at least a portion of... Agent: Calix, Inc.02/16/2012 > 18 patent applications in 12 patent subcategories. patent applications/inventions, industry category
20120039560 - All-optical logic gates and methods for their fabrication: The present invention provides optical devices that employ nonlinear optical effects for processing optical signals. For example, such an optical device can include a nano-sized interferometric component that provides an optical output signal via interference of two input signals subsequent to their asymmetric nonlinear phase accumulation. The interferometric element can... Agent: President & Fellows Of Harvard College
20120039561 - High temperature fiber optic turnaround: A sensing cable includes a pair of sensing fibers that are connected to one another by a U-shaped turnaround section. The turnaround section is a section of sensing fiber coated with a jacket that includes metallic components. The turnaround section is bent and, then, annealed according to a method of... Agent: Qorex LLC
20120039565 - Beam combiner: A beam combiner is disclosed that comprises a planar lightwave circuit that is based on undoped silicon nitride-based surface waveguides, wherein the planar lightwave circuit comprises a plurality of input ports, a mixing region, and an output port, and wherein the mixing region comprises a plurality of directional couplers that... Agent: Octrolix Bv
20120039563 - Method for producing optical waveguide, optical waveguide, and photoelectric composite wiring board: (1) A method for producing a flexible optical waveguide, containing: a step of forming a first cladding layer; a step of forming a first core layer by laminating a resin film for forming a core layer on at least one end portion of the first cladding layer; a step of... Agent: Hitachi Chemical Company, Ltd.
20120039564 - Photoelectric integrated circuit devices and methods of forming the same: A photoelectric integrated circuit device may include a substrate including an electronic device region and an on die optical input/output device region, the substrate having a trench in the on die optical input/output device region; a lower clad layer provided in the trench, the lower clad layer having an upper... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
20120039562 - Proximity free space optical interconnect: A system employs a flexible optical media, two connectors, and a mechanism such as a magnet that brings the connector together when the connectors are close to each other. The optical media is able to guide optical signals, and one connector is attached to an end of the optical media.... Agent:
20120039566 - Polarisation rotator with multiple bowtie-shaped sections: Polarisation rotator by β° between an input and an output waveguide formed by interposing between the input and output waveguides at least to parallepiped-shaped sections in which a bowtie-shaped cut-out has been made, presenting two axes of symmetry, one along a longitudinal axis and another along a transverse axis, that... Agent:
20120039568 - In-plane optical metrology: A structure that is located adjacent to a measurement target on a substrate is used to convert incident radiation from an optical metrology device to be in-plane with the measurement target. The structure may be, e.g., a grating or photonic crystal, and may include a waveguide between the structure and... Agent: Nanometrics Incorporated
20120039567 - Multipulse system for writing waveguides, gratings, and integrated optical circuits: The present invention provides a direct laser writing fabrication method and system for devices having periodic refractive index modulation structures, for example, Bragg gratings. By focusing a modulated pulsed laser beam into a transparent material substrate, a path of laser modified volumes can be formed with modified refractive index compared... Agent:
20120039569 - Modular optical connector apparatus and method: The invention pertains to a modular optical connection system that permits simple swapping of optical connectors of different form factor types. Furthermore, it allows a single optical connector design of a given form factor to be used to make optical connectors in various different board-to-board configurations, such as orthogonal, coplanar,... Agent: Tyco Electronics Corporation
20120039571 - Hybrid connector: The disclosure relates to a connector for simultaneously connecting optical fibers and copper conductors, comprising two connector parts (11, 12) which can be fitted together, a first connector part (11) being assigned to a tether cable (13), in which first optical fibers, branched off from a riser cable (14) by... Agent: Ccs Technology, Inc.
20120039570 - Optical receptacle and optical transceiver module using the same: To provide an optical receptacle insulated electrically between the tip section and end section of the optical receptacle so that reduces the possibility of EMI and ESD, the optical receptacle includes a cylindrical sleeve for connecting a plug ferrule; a cylindrical stub ferrule made from an electric insulator, through which... Agent: Kyocera Corporation
20120039573 - Connector: A connector (20) has one part (22) which provides an electrical connection and another part (21) providing an optical connection. A single set of pins (24) connects the connector to its circuit. The connector (20) includes a circuit (26-29) allowing a channel of communication on a motherboard to be connected... Agent:
20120039572 - Electronic module having multiple flex circuit connectors: In one example embodiment, an electronic module comprises a plurality of components and flex circuit connectors each electrically connected to respective components of the electronic module. The electronic module may be an optical subassembly of an optical transceiver. Moreover, one of the flex circuit connectors may be physically connected to... Agent: Finisar Corporation
20120039574 - Connector assembly for optical and electrical transmitting: An connector assembly (100) includes an insulative housing (1) having a main portion (11) and a tongue portion (12) extending forwardly from the main portion, a cavity (121) defined in the tongue portion; a plurality of terminals (2) retained in the insulative housing; an optical module (3) accommodated in the... Agent: Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., Ltd.
20120039575 - Cable expansion joint: A cable is provided having an expansion joint. The cable includes a cable jacket which makes up an outer layer of the cable, a non-end section where the cable jacket is removed from the cable which forms an opening, and an expansion joint which covers the opening and is bonded... Agent: Afl Telecommunications LLC
20120039576 - Optical waveguide with embedded light-reflecting feature and method for fabricating the same: A method for fabricating an optical waveguide includes setting, on a lower cladding of an optical waveguide, a light-reflecting feature and at least one waveguide core distinct from the reflecting feature. An upper cladding is applied that embeds both the light-reflecting feature and the waveguide core.... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20120039577 - Fiber management spool: Provided is a fiber management spool, the spool including a barrel extending up from a bottom portion. The spool further includes at least one outer fiber retaining arm extending up from an annular portion of the bottom portion and the annular portion extends radially away from an outer circumferential surface... Agent: Afl Telecommunications LLC02/09/2012 > 22 patent applications in 16 patent subcategories. patent applications/inventions, industry category
20120033910 - High data-rate soi optical modulator: An electro-optic modulation component is provided, in particular on an SOI (semiconductor-on-insulator) substrate, improved for better performance at data rates above 10 Gb/s. This improvement is obtained by reducing the influence of the capacitive effects of the structure and of its environment, and more particularly in which the influence of... Agent:
20120033911 - Delivering light via optical waveguide and multi-view optical probe head: Techniques, apparatus and systems that use an optical probe head to deliver light to a target and to collect light from the target for imaging, monitoring, medical diagnostics and medical treatment applications.... Agent: Tomophase Corporation
20120033913 - Optical waveguide-forming epoxy resin composition, optical waveguide-forming curable film, optical-transmitting flexible printed circuit, and electronic information device: (where R1 and R2 are each independently a hydrogen atom or a methyl group; R3 to R6 are each independently a hydrogen atom, a methyl group, a chlorine atom or a bromine atom; R7 is an alkyleneoxy group or alkylene group of 1 to 15 carbons; p is 0 or... Agent: Panasonic Electric Works Co., Ltd.
20120033912 - Planar waveguide with patterned cladding and method for producing same: Integrated optical waveguides and methods for the production thereof which have a patterned upper cladding with a defined opening to allow at least one side or at least one end of a light transmissive element to be air clad. The at least one side or at least one end is,... Agent: Rpo Pty Limited
20120033914 - Angled coupling for optical fibers: An angled coupling for optical fibers can comprise a body (10) having an incoming aperture (18a) and an outgoing aperture (18b), from which an incoming hollow waveguide (12a) and an outgoing hollow waveguide (12b) extend into the body at an angle (22). A reflective surface (24) is situated at the... Agent:
20120033915 - Optical force based biomolecular analysis in slot waveguides: An architecture for the handling and transport of nanoscopic matter in lab on a chip devices using optical forces. A slot waveguide is used to focus and harness optical energy to trap and transport nanoscale objects. The slot waveguide is a unique structure that has several advantageous features, such as... Agent: Cornell University
20120033916 - Submarine optical connector:
20120033917 - 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:
20120033918 - Optical connector adapter with shutter: In the optical connector adapter, a first base plate of the shutter member is fitted into a bottom wall recess, a second base plate of the stopper member is fitted into the bottom wall recess while being overlaid on the first base plate of the shutter member, first both side... Agent: Seikoh Giken Co., Ltd.
20120033919 - Transition for an optical fiber ribbon:
20120033921 - Hermaphroditic optical fiber ferrule: The invention pertains to an optical coupling method and apparatus in which the connectors are hermaphroditic and each connector comprises a ferrule that provides (1) the coarse alignment of the fibers, (2) the fine alignment of the fibers, and (3) the releasable latching of two such ferrules to each other.... Agent: Tyco Electronics Corporation
20120033922 - Optical connector, removal tool, and optical connector-removing structure: Provided is an optical connector, including a covering member having a holding portion which surrounds the entire circumference of rear end of the housing, a covering portion which covers rear end of a locking lever, and a tool insertion hole which is provided between the holding portion and the covering... Agent:
20120033920 - Optical fiber ferrule: The invention pertains to an optical ferrule and a method of manufacturing the optical ferrule that can compensate for the fact that the end faces of the fibers contained in the ferrule initially may not be coplanar of each other within required or desired tolerances or otherwise not the exact... Agent: Tyco Electronics Corporation
20120033923 - Holey single-mode optical fiber and optical transmission system using same: Provided is a holey single-mode optical fiber including a core not having holes, and a clad having holes extending in a longitudinal direction, in which a refraction index of the core is larger than that of a portion of the clad other than the holes, a radius r1 of the... Agent: Fujikura Ltd.
20120033924 - Low loss optical fiber designs and methods for their manufacture: The specification describes an improved optical fiber produced by a hybrid VAD/MCVD process. The core of the fiber is produced using VAD and the inner cladding layer has a depressed index and is produced using MCVD. In preferred embodiments, the optical power envelope is essentially entirely contained in VAD produced... Agent:
20120033925 - Modification of semiconductor optical paths by morphological manipulation: An optical device includes a substrate and a semiconductor layer located over the substrate. The optical path includes a semiconductor layer that further includes a waveguide core region. The core region includes a first semiconductor region with a morphology of a first type and a first refractive index. The first... Agent: Lsi Corporation
20120033926 - Fiber optic connector holder: A fiber optic connector holder having a frame and a plurality of clips attached to the frame is disclosed. The clips are adapted to releasably hold a plurality of fiber optic connectors in a certain arrangement. The fiber optic connectors may be attached at or through the boot to optical... Agent:
20120033929 - Guide structure of optical fiber and wiring method of optical fiber: A guide structure of an optical fiber includes a case in which a plurality of guide pin mounting holes are provided in accordance with the wiring route of the optical fiber, a plurality of guide pins formed of a conductive material, detachably attached to each of the guide pin mounting... Agent: Fujitsu Telecom Networks Limited
20120033928 - Repair box for optical fibre composite electric power cable: A cable joint for jointing two cable ends of an optical fiber cable of an optical fiber composite electric power cable including an electric power cable and an optical fiber cable. The cable joint includes a repair box arranged between the two cable ends of the optical fiber cable. The... Agent: Abb Technology Ag
20120033927 - Wavelength division multiplexing module: A telecommunications module includes a main housing portion and a cover, the main housing portion defining a first sidewall, a front wall, a rear wall, a top wall, and a bottom wall, the cover defining a second sidewall when mounted on the main housing portion. An optical component located within... Agent: Adc Telecommunications, Inc.
20120033930 - Hybrid connector tool for integrated cleaving: A hybrid optical fiber connector tool is capable of cleaving an optical fiber inserted into the connector tool. The connector tool includes an inner housing, an outer housing that is rotatable with respect to the inner housing, and an optical fiber cutting component. The connector tool is useful for connecting... Agent:
20120033931 - Waveguide: A waveguide having a main body, an inner housing, and a wave receiving transmission path. The main body includes a body resin member, a concave groove extending in a longitudinal direction and a body metal plating layer over an entire surface of the concave groove. The inner housing has a... Agent:02/02/2012 > 35 patent applications in 20 patent subcategories. patent applications/inventions, industry category
20120027336 - Mach-zehnder modulator: Provided is a Mach-Zehnder modulator. The Mach-Zehnder modulator comprises an input wave guide and an output wave guide arranged on a substrate, a first branch wave guide and a second branch wave guide connected in parallel between the input and output wave guides, and a connecting region configured to connect... Agent: Electronics And Telecommunications Research Institute
20120027337 - Optical modulator: In order to provide an optical modulator capable of suppressing generation of mode mismatching light in the Y-multiplexer in the MZ-type waveguide or mixing of the mode mismatching light with the radiation-mode light or the output light, and separately extracting output light and radiation-mode light, there is provided an optical... Agent: Sumitomo Osaka Cement Co., Ltd.
20120027338 - Optical sensor module: An optical sensor module is provided which reduces variations in optical coupling loss between a core in an optical waveguide unit and an optical element in a substrate unit and which reduces the optical coupling loss. The optical waveguide unit including vertical groove portions for fitting engagement with the substrate... Agent: Nitto Denko Corporation
20120027342 - Cation-polymerizable resin composition and cured product thereof: The cationically polymerizable resin composition includes an oxetane-ring-containing vinyl ether compound (A) and/or an alicyclic-epoxy-group-containing vinyl ether compound (B); an oligomer or polymer (C) containing, in the molecule, at least one selected from oxetane group, epoxy group, hydroxyl group, vinyl ether group, and an aliphatic or alicyclic unsaturated hydrocarbon group... Agent:
20120027341 - Light emitting device and optical transmission system: According to one embodiment, a light emitting device includes a substrate, a light emitting layer, a first conductivity type layer, a first and a second distributed Bragg reflector layer. The first conductivity type layer is provided between the substrate and the light emitting layer. The first reflector layer is provided... Agent: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba
20120027339 - Optical bus for optical signal broadcasting: An optical bus is described for optical signal broadcasting. The optical bus can include a substrate and input optical waveguides formed on the substrate. First and second sets of output optical waveguides can also be formed on the substrate. Optical power splitters on the substrate can have an input and... Agent:
20120027340 - Semiconductor through-wafer electrical signal-carrying waveguide: A through-wafer electrical signal communication apparatus and method utilize a semiconductor substrate having first and surfaces and a continuous peripheral edge. The first surface supports active integrated circuit components. An electromagnetic waveguide supports data communication through the semiconductor substrate. The waveguide has an electrically conductive waveguide boundary structure surrounding a... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20120027343 - Wavelength division multiplex optical regeneration system and wavelength division multiplex optical regeneration method: An optical regeneration system for regenerating a degenerated signal light, comprising a regeneration device having at least one of a soliton converter, a pulse roller, a Kerr-shutter and a soliton purifier. The solilton converter uses an anomalaous-dispersion fiber (ADF) having a fiber length up to three times the soliton frequency,... Agent: The Furukawa Electric Co., Ltd.
20120027344 - Light guiding bend with curved slits: A light guide (102) for bending guided light from a first direction (12) into a second direction (13) using a set of curved slits (9, 10, 11) formed in the light guiding core. The set of curved slits delimits separate bent light guide channels (14, 15, 16, 17) which guide... Agent: Koninklijke Philips Electronics N.v.
20120027345 - Body having a dedicated lens for imaging an alignment feature: A body is configured for alignment to a substrate having an alignment feature. The body includes an alignment structure defining a viewing surface, and a dedicated lens adapted to focus an image of the substrate's alignment feature through an optically-clear material of the body and onto the viewing surface. In... Agent: Tyco Electronics Corporation
20120027346 - Interposer with alignment features: An optical interposer for optically coupling light between an OED supported on a substrate and an optical fiber, the interposer comprising: (a) an interposer of an optically-clear moldable material comprising at least the following features: (b) a port for receiving a ferrule containing at least one optical fiber, the port... Agent: Tyco Electronics Corporation
20120027347 - Grating coupled converter: A chip includes a grating coupler and an optoelectronic converter. The grating coupler is patterned to extract a first fraction of incident light and to transmit a second fraction of the incident light as an output optical signal from the chip. The optoelectronic converter receives the first fraction of the... Agent:
20120027349 - Lens: A lens is described which includes a substrate having a first side and an opposite second side. A first guided mode resonance grating is supported by the first side of the substrate and a second guided mode resonance grating is supported by the second side of the substrate. The second... Agent:
20120027348 - Optical apparatus for forming a tunable cavity: An optical apparatus includes an optical fiber formed of a core surrounded by cladding, in which the optical fiber includes an end portion. In addition, an optical layer composed of a material having a relatively high refractive index is positioned on the end portion, in which the optical layer includes... Agent:
20120027350 - Optical waveguide coupling device and associated methods: The present disclosure provides optical waveguide coupling devices and associated methods. In one example, an optical waveguide coupling device can comprise a dielectric grating coupler, a first optical waveguide attached to a first surface of the dielectric grating coupler, and a second optical waveguide attached to a second surface of... Agent:
20120027351 - Laser assembly with shock absorber: Embodiments of the invention include an apparatus including an optical fiber having a distal end configured to emit a beam of energy. The apparatus also includes a tube including a tube channel. The distal end of the optical fiber is disposed in the tube channel. The apparatus further includes a... Agent: Boston Scientific Scimed, Inc.
20120027352 - Semiconductor laser module and optical module: The present invention provides a semiconductor laser module in which a coupling efficiency does not easily vary even though a displacement amount varies by the effect of welding. The semiconductor laser module comprises: a semiconductor laser element 2 for emitting a laser light whose cross-sectional shape at an emission end... Agent: Furukawa Electric Co., Ltd.
20120027353 - Optical fiber connector and method for making same: An optical fiber connector includes an optical fiber coupling portion and an optical element portion attached to the optical fiber coupling portion. The optical fiber coupling portion includes a first engaging surface and a through hole exposed at the first engaging surface. The through hole receives an optical fiber. The... Agent: Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., Ltd.
20120027355 - Architecture for a fiber optic network: The present disclosure relates to a fiber optic network architecture that uses outside plant fan-out devices to distribute optical signals between fiber distribution hubs and multi-service terminals. The network architecture can also include collector boxes positioned at selected locations of the network architecture. Additionally, patching systems can be used in... Agent: Adc Telecommunications, Inc.
20120027354 - Backplane structure allowing setting of equal peer-to-peer communication distance between two blades arbitrarily inserted into a plurality of fixedly arranged slots: A backplane, a method for making a backplane, and optical communication apparatuses. The backplane includes: a plurality of optical elements each selected from the group consisting of: (i) optical fibers, (ii) optical waveguides, and (iii) a combination thereof, where the plurality of optical elements have the same length, where the... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20120027356 - Mating of optical fibers having angled end faces: A method for mating optical fibers, a fiber optic connector, and a fiber optic subassembly are provided in which mating fibers have angled end faces joined by index matching fluid, but in which the angled end faces of the fibers are positioned relative to one another in rotationally misaligned relationship.... Agent: Tyco Electronics Corporation
20120027357 - Optical fiber connector: An optical fiber connector is disclosed. The optical fiber connector comprises a form having a curved surface with a first end near the bottom surface of the form. The curved surface is perpendicular to the bottom surface of the form at the first end. A first plurality of active optical... Agent:
20120027360 - Collar body for field terminable optical connector: An optical fiber connector for terminating an optical fiber is provided. The optical fiber connector includes a housing configured to mate with a receptacle. The connector also includes a collar body disposed in the housing and retained between the housing's outer shell and a backbone. The collar body includes a... Agent:
20120027358 - Method for preparing a ferrule assembly: A method for preparing a ferrule assembly avoids polishing while providing adequate control over fiber end protrusion and co-planarity. A distal end of the fiber is prepared before securing the fiber in a ferrule, and before or after inserting the fiber into the ferrule. The prepared fiber is manipulated to... Agent: Tyco Electronics Corporation
20120027359 - Optical connector and connector connection system: An optical connector includes: an engaging member having a pair of elastic pieces that can be engaged with locking portions on both sides of a receiving-side optical connector; and a movable tubular housing externally fitted to the engaging member, wherein the pair of elastic pieces approaches each other by an... Agent: Fujikura Ltd.
20120027361 - Array cable assemblies: An array cable includes radius guides at a tap point of the cable to take up slack for loose fibers at the tap point. The tap point is enclosed in a flexible enclosure that allows the assembly to be pulled through constricted space such as air handling spaces.... Agent:
20120027362 - Delatch device having both push and pull operability for use with an optical transceiver module, and a method: An optical transceiver module is provided with a delatch device that is configured for pushing and pulling an optical transceiver module into and out of a cage. The delatch device includes an elongated handle having at least one strength member integrally formed therein or secured thereto that provides the handle... Agent: Avago Technologies FiberIP(singapore) Pte. Ltd.
20120027365 - Optical communication device and method of assembling the same: A light receiving holder includes an abutting portion and a welded portion and the welded portion includes a ring-shaped projection which extends from the welded portion and whose cross-section is smaller as it is closer to the tip of the projection. A cap of a casing constituting a light receiving... Agent:
20120027363 - Optical electronic connecting device with dual modules: An optical electronic connecting device with dual modules includes a first module and a second module. The first module meets the specification of a Small Form-Factor Pluggable connector. The first module includes a first main body, a plurality of first terminals, and a first metallic casing. The second module meets... Agent: Nextronics Engineering Corp.
20120027364 - Optical module: An optical component of an optical module has a junction surface facing an optical connector and a pair of side surfaces apart from each other in a direction perpendicular to a connection direction of the optical connector. A support member has a pair of sidewalls facing the side surfaces of... Agent: Hitachi Cable, Ltd.
20120027366 - Optical fiber cable having a deformable coupling element: Disclosed is an optical fiber cable that includes optical fibers and a deformable coupling element enclosed within a buffer tube. The coupling element is formed from a deformable yet substantially incompressible material that is capable of releasably and intermittently coupling the optical fibers to the buffer tube in various orientations.... Agent: Draka Comteq B.v.
20120027367 - Optical fiber cable having raised coupling supports: Disclosed is an optical fiber cable that includes optical fibers and a deformable coupling element enclosed within a buffer tube. The coupling element is formed from a deformable yet substantially incompressible material and features a number of raised members projecting toward the optical fibers. The design of the coupling element... Agent: Draka Comteq B.v.
20120027368 - Hollow core fiber power combiner and divider: A method for manufacturing a hollow core fiber power combiner or divider is provided. The method includes forming a hollow core fiber bundle by assembling a plurality of small core diameter hollow core fibers inside a large diameter inner capillary. The method further includes inserting a support structure inside each... Agent: Afl Telecommunications LLC
20120027369 - Gi type optical fiber and method for manufacturing same: A GI type optical fiber of the present invention is a GI type optical fiber having a core component and a cladding component disposed around the outer periphery of the core component, the core component includes a polymer containing at least 55 wt % chlorostyrene monomer and a dopant, and... Agent:
20120027370 - Optical device: An embodiment of the invention relates to an optical device (10) comprising a coupler (20) having coupler inputs (I1, I2) and coupler outputs (O1-O4), and a connection network (30), wherein said connection network comprises connecting waveguides (41-44) which connect said coupler outputs with outputs of the connection network (O1′-O4′), and... Agent: U2t Photonics AgPrevious industry: Bearings
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