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Optical waveguides December patent applications/inventions, industry category 12/12

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12/27/2012 > 32 patent applications in 23 patent subcategories. patent applications/inventions, industry category

20120328227 - Optical device and optical modulation apparatus: Provided is an optical modulator that modulates input light with a high frequency and low half-wave voltage. An optical device comprises a substrate; a dielectric film that is formed on the substrate and includes a first optical waveguide and a second optical waveguide that run parallel to each other; an... Agent: Advantest Corporation

20120328228 - Optical device and optical modulation apparatus: To achieve high-speed optical modulation using a crystal having a complicated refractive index characteristic with respect to applied electric field, provided is an optical device comprising a substrate; a dielectric film that is formed on the substrate and includes a first optical waveguide and a second optical waveguide that run... Agent: Advantest Corporation

20120328229 - Optical module: There is provided an optical module including photonic devices set in array, prepared by integrating a plurality of photonic devices with each other in such a state as arranged in such a array as to enable light beams to output in the common direction. The plural photonic devices each include... Agent: Hitachi, Ltd.

20120328230 - Optical fiber multi-wavelength filter and method of controlling wavelength of spectrum using the same: An optical fiber multi-wavelength filter based on a polarization-diversity loop configuration within which polarization-maintaining fibers are contained with some optical elements is disclosed. The filter includes a coil heater adjacent to polarization-maintaining fibers. An ambient temperature of the polarization-maintaining fiber is controlled by adjusting a current applied to the coil... Agent: Pukyong National University Industry-university Cooperation Foundation

20120328232 - Bearing monitoring using a fiber bragg grating: A bearing comprises a Bragg grated optical fiber to measure one or more parameters of the bearing. The optical fiber is coupled to the bearing in such a way that at least a part of the optical fiber that comprises Bragg grating is curved. The grating which is curved is... Agent: Aktiebolaget Skf (publ)

20120328233 - Fabrication tolerant design for the chip-integrated spectroscopic identification of solids, liquids, and gases: Methods and systems for a label-free on-chip optical absorption spectrometer consisting of a photonic crystal slot waveguide are disclosed. The invention comprises an on-chip integrated optical absorption spectroscopy device that combines the slow light effect in photonic crystal waveguide and optical field enhancement in a slot waveguide and enables detection... Agent: Omega Optics, Inc.

20120328231 - Fiber sensing systems and fiber sensing methods: A fiber sensing system is provided, including a plurality of ring structures, an optical coupler and a switching unit. Each of the ring structures has at least one fiber sensor to receive and reflect a light source signal. The optical coupler is directly connected to the ring structures thereby injecting... Agent:

20120328234 - Low-loss optical coupling apparatus: A low-loss optical coupling apparatus includes a silicon-on-insulator wafer, a silicon dioxide layer, a taper waveguide, a channel waveguide and a thick-film silicon dioxide layer. The silicon-on-insulator wafer is formed with a silicon substrate. The silicon dioxide layer is provided on the silicon substrate. The taper waveguide comprises a slab... Agent: National Central University

20120328235 - Modular chip layout for active optical links: The present invention relates to a flexible method of provide chips for optical interconnect with different number of channels.... Agent: Iptronics A/s

20120328237 - Optical device and method for manufacturing optical device: An object of the invention is to provide an optical device and an optical device manufacturing method wherein provisions are made to be able to substantially prevent misalignment from occurring in an optical element and prevent shifting from occurring in the optical waveguide characteristics of the optical element. The optical... Agent: Citizen Holdings Co., Ltd.

20120328236 - Planar lightwave circuit: In an integrated optical receiver or transmitter, both the displacement of an optical axis caused by thermal changes and the property degradation of an optical functional circuit are inhibited. A planar lightwave circuit having a substrate and a waveguide-type optical functional circuit formed thereon composed of a material different from... Agent: Nippon Telegraph And Telephone Corporation

20120328238 - Optical device: An optical device which reduces coupling loss while improving practicality is provided. A multi-core fiber coupling device is an optical device which couples a multi-core fiber to single core fibers, and includes a first optical system which is located on optical axes of a plurality of beams emitted from the... Agent: Sumitomo Electric Industries, Ltd.

20120328239 - Method for automatic configuration of an optical network element: A method for automatic confirmation of an optical network element optical modules each having multiple fibres; a fibre shuffle interconnector having ports to which said optical modules are connected; and a configuration unit which performs an automatic configuration of said optical network element by controlling all optical modules connected to... Agent: Adva Ag Optical Networking

20120328240 - Metamaterial-based optical lenses: Devices based on metamaterial structures to guide and manipulate light, other electromagnetic radiation and acoustic waves. For example, a lens can include a metamaterial structure comprising nano structures of metallic and dielectric materials; and a plasmonic waveguide coupler formed over the metamaterial structure for coupling electromagnetic radiation to or from... Agent: The Regents Of The University Of California

20120328241 - Apparatus for obtaining information for a structure using spectrally-encoded endoscopy techniques and methods for producing one or more optical arrangements: Exemplary apparatus for obtaining information for a structure can be provided. For example, the exemplary apparatus can include at least one first optical fiber arrangement which is configured to transceive at least one first electro-magnetic radiation, and can include at least one fiber. The exemplary apparatus can also include at... Agent: The General Hospital Corporation

20120328242 - Optical system for coupling light from point light sources into a flat light guide: The invention relates to an optical system for coupling light from at least one approximately point-shaped light source such as a LED into a flat light guide made of a transparent material such as glass or plastic. The inventive system is characterized in that the point light source is arranged... Agent:

20120328243 - Optical converter and method of manufacturing the same: An optical converter and a method of manufacturing the optical converter are provided. The optical converter may include a signal receiving portion configured to receive an optical signal from an optical fiber which can be coupled to the optical converter, a signal output portion configured to output the optical signal... Agent:

20120328244 - Optical connector, optical connecting structure and method of manufacturing optical connector: An optical connecting member realizes an optical connecting between a multi-core fiber and a plurality of single-core fibers by a waveguide part which connects a first end face and a second end face. With the optical connecting member, a connected end which is connected to the first end face is... Agent: Sumitomo Electric Industries, Ltd.

20120328245 - Optical fiber connector: An optical fiber connector includes optical fibers, a connector body, two first glue layers, and two second glue layers. The optical fibers are received in grooves and aligned with optical lenses formed on the connector body. The first and second glue layers fill in the recesses to hold the main... Agent: Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., Ltd.

20120328246 - Re-terminable lc connector assembly and cam termination tool: An improved, reversibly terminable fiber stub connector assembly is provided that can be readily and positively terminated in the field using simple termination tools. This allows repositioning or replacement of fiber optic cable field fibers if termination is not acceptable in performance. The tool may be a hand-held tool, or... Agent: Panduit Corp.

20120328248 - Field terminable optical connector with splice element for jacketed cable: An LC format optical connector for terminating an optical fiber includes a housing configured to mate with an LC receptacle. A backbone is configured to engage an outer surface of the outer shell of the housing and includes a mounting structure that is configured to engage a boot. A collar... Agent: 3m Innovative Properties Company

20120328247 - Field terminatable fiber optic connector assembly: A fiber optic connector assembly includes a connector and a carrier. The connector, defining a longitudinal bore extending through the connector and having a first end region and a second end region, includes a ferrule assembly, having an optical fiber extending through the connector, at least partially disposed in the... Agent: Adc Telecommunications, Inc.

20120328249 - Fiber optic cable assemblies having a crimp band disposed about a cushioning member along with methods for making the same: The disclosure is directed to cable assemblies having at least one fiber optic connector and methods for making the same. In particular, fiber optic cable assemblies having a crimp band disposed about a cushioning member on a fiber optic cable along with methods for making the same are disclosed. The... Agent:

20120328250 - Direct-incidence optical-electrical connection device: A direct-incidence optical-electrical connection device for coupling to optical fibers and thereby converting an optical signal in the optical fibers into an electrical signal includes a substrate, an optical connection unit, a communication unit, and an electrical connection unit. The optical connection unit, the communication unit, and the electrical connection... Agent: All Best Precision Technology Co., Ltd.

20120328252 - Apparatus and methods for the determination of a birefringence axis of a polarization-maintaining optical fiber: In some embodiments, a non-transitory processor-readable medium storing code includes code to cause a processor to receive an image signal associated with an image of an end face of a polarization-maintaining optical fiber (PM fiber), determine a center position of the PM fiber, perform a local image equalization on the... Agent: Vytran, LLC

20120328251 - Mechanical splicer apparatus for fiber optic cables: The invention provides and apparatus for mechanically splicing fiber optic cables and method for performing the process. The apparatus comprises an inventive segmented track with a middle track segment containing a splicer mount, and first and second rotating track segments on opposed sides of a middle segment, the rotating segments... Agent:

20120328253 - Multi-fiber, fiber optic cable assemblies providing constrained optical fibers within an optical fiber sub-unit, and related fiber optic components, cables, and methods: Multi-fiber, fiber optic cable assemblies and related fiber optic components, cables, and methods providing constrained optical fibers within an optical fiber sub-unit are disclosed. The optical fiber sub-unit(s) comprises optical fibers disposed adjacent a sub-unit strength member(s) within a sub-unit jacket. Movement of optical fibers within a sub-unit jacket can... Agent:

20120328254 - Optical fiber and method and apparatus for manufacturing optical fiber: An optical fiber including an optical fiber wire is provided. The optical fiber wire has a bare optical fiber portion, to which first elastic torsion is applied, and a coating layer, which coats the bare optical fiber portion and which is formed of curable resin and generates elastic repulsion against... Agent: Fujikura Ltd.

20120328255 - Few-moded optical fibers: Few moded optical fibers with small delay differences between the propagating modes are disclosed. In one embodiment, an optical fiber includes a glass core and a glass cladding surrounding and in direct contact with the glass core. The glass core may include a radius R1 from about 8 μm to... Agent:

20120328256 - Flexible cover for cable trough system: Systems and methods for covering a trough member. A cover system can include a flexible cover coupled to a side wall of the trough member. The flexible cover is selectively removable from the side wall to allow access to an interior of the trough member. The flexible cover mounts with... Agent: Adc Telecommunications, Inc.

20120328258 - Fiber optic cassette: A fiber optic cassette having a housing having an interior, a component section and a front section is disclosed. A single splice holder, a mass splice holder and a pigtail cable assembly are positioned in the fiber optic component section. The pigtail cable assembly comprises a plurality of optical fibers,... Agent:

20120328257 - Fiber optic enclosure with internal cable spool: A fiber optic enclosure assembly includes a housing having an interior region and a bearing mount disposed in the interior region of the housing. A cable spool is connectedly engaged with the bearing mount such that the cable spool selectively rotates within the housing. A termination module disposed on the... Agent: Adc Telecommunications, Inc.

12/20/2012 > 31 patent applications in 23 patent subcategories. patent applications/inventions, industry category

20120321240 - Electro-optical device and method for processing an optical signal: An electro-optical device for processing an optical signal, comprises an electrode that is arranged and designed so that the optical signal at least partially intrudes the electrode when the optical signal is processed in the electro-optical device. An insulator is arranged adjacent to the electrode so that one face of... Agent:

20120321241 - Interferometer-based optical switching: Systems and methods according to these exemplary embodiments provide for optical interconnection using optical splitters and interferometer-based optical switching. Optical signals can be routed from an input port to one or more output ports via at least one splitter and at least one interferometer, e.g., a Mach Zehnder interferometer. According... Agent: Telefonaktiebolaget L M Ericsson (publ)

20120321242 - Sensor element and method for the production thereof and use thereof: A sensor element for detecting mechanical state variables contains at least one optical waveguide having at least one fiber Bragg grating, and at least one planar optical filter element to which light exiting the optical waveguide can be fed to at least one measuring device for determining an intensity ratio... Agent:

20120321243 - Optical fiber instrument system for detecting and decoupling twist effects: An instrument system that includes an elongate body, an optical fiber, and a detector is provided. The elongate body is capable of being twisted. The optical fiber includes a first portion coupled to the elongate body and a second portion having a curved shape adapted to reduce transfer of twisting... Agent:

20120321246 - Asymmetric slotted waveguide and method for fabricating the same: An asymmetric slotted waveguide and method for fabricating the same. The slotted waveguide is constructed in silicon-on-insulator using a Complementary metal-oxide-semiconductor (CMOS) process. One or more wafers can be coated with a photo resist material using a photolithographic process in order to thereby bake the wafers via a post apply... Agent: Bae Systems Information And Electronic Systems Integration Inc.

20120321244 - Optical semiconductor device, and manufacturing method thereof: The optical semiconductor device includes a spot-size converter formed on a semiconductor substrate. The spot-size converter has a multilayer structure including a light transition region. The multilayer structure includes a lower core layer, and an upper core layer having a refractive index higher than that of the lower core layer.... Agent: Opnext Japan, Inc

20120321245 - Silica-on-silicon waveguides and related fabrication methods: A method of manufacturing a waveguide eliminates a prior art reflow step and introduces certain new steps that permit fabricating of an ultra-low loss waveguide element on a silicon chip. The ultra-low loss waveguide element may be adapted to fabricate a number of devices, including a wedge resonator and a... Agent:

20120321247 - Heat dissipating optical element and lighting system: Designs and manufacturing methods are provided for lighting components and systems with improved performance in luminous efficacy, total lumen output, product lifetime, and form factor through the use of optical composites with improved thermal management. Some embodiments also provide designs and manufacturing methods to minimize thermal warpage and increase the... Agent: Fusion Optix, Inc.

20120321248 - Multi-stage optical interleaving: Methods and devices are provided to facilitate production of optical signals that exhibit reduced crosstalk noise and intersymbol interference. In some configurations, a multi-stage optical interleaver, including a first and a second optical interleaver, is used to process a first and a second set of input optical channels. The composite... Agent: Zte (usa) Inc.

20120321249 - Laser-processed grin lenses and optical interface devices and assemblies using same: Laser-processed gradient-index (GRIN) lenses and optical interface devices and assemblies that utilize the laser-processed GRIN lenses are disclosed. A GRIN lens assembly includes a cylindrical central section having a GRIN index profile, planar front and back surfaces, an outer surface, and a diameter D1 where 200 micrometers≦D1≦420 micrometers. An annular... Agent:

20120321250 - Optical module: Disclosed is an optical module which improves optical coupling efficiency either when configured to receive an optical signal from an optical fiber with a light receiving element or when configured to receive an optical signal from a light emitting element with an optical fiber. The optical module includes: a substrate... Agent: Panasonic Corporation

20120321251 - Three-dimensional macro-chip including optical interconnects: A multi-chip module (MCM) includes a stack of chips that are coupled using optical interconnects. On a first surface of a middle chip in the stack, there are: a first optical coupler, an optical waveguide, which is coupled to the first optical coupler, and a second optical coupler, which is... Agent: Oracle International Corporation

20120321252 - Optical connector: In an optical connector, end faces of a pair of ferrules that hold multiple optical fibers are positioned with two guide pins and butted against each other to connect the optical fibers in the pair of ferrules. The optical connector is provided with an urging member for pushing the end... Agent: Japan Aviation Electronics Industry, Limited

20120321253 - Method of connecting optical fiber and connecting structure of optical fiber: An optical fiber connecting method and optical fiber connecting structure which can efficiently connect a multicore fiber to a plurality of single-core fibers with high accuracy. The method comprises preparing an MT ferrule for holding an MCF, axially rotating and positioning the MCF with respect to the MT ferrule, and... Agent: Sumitomo Electric Industries, Ltd.

20120321254 - Safeguard device for an interface of a fibre adapter: The present invention relates to a field of optical fibre communication. A safeguard device for a fibre adapter used to connect an input optical fibre connector with an output optical fibre connector is provided. In a preferred embodiment, the safeguard device comprises a shutter and a shutter locking unit. The... Agent: Tyco Electronics (shanghai) Co., Ltd.

20120321256 - Reversible fiber optic stub clamping mechanism: A fiber optic stub fiber connector for reversibly and nondestructively terminating an inserted field fiber having a buffer over at least a portion thereof. The connector includes a housing and a ferrule including a stub fiber disposed within and extending from a bore through the ferrule. The ferrule is generally... Agent: Panduit Corp.

20120321255 - Scalable and modular automated fiber optic cross-connect systems: This invention discloses scalable and modular automated optical cross-connect devices which exhibit low loss and scalability to high port counts. In particular, a device for the programmable interconnection of large numbers of optical fibers is provided, whereby a two-dimensional array of fiber optic connections is mapped in an ordered and... Agent:

20120321257 - Loose tube connector termination: A fiber optic connector assembly comprises a ferrule assembly including a ferrule and a hub. The ferrule has a distal end and a proximal end. The proximal end of the ferrule is mounted to the hub. The ferrule defines a fiber passage that extends through the ferrule from the proximal... Agent: Adc Telecommunications, Inc.

20120321258 - Optical module with fiber unit automatically aligned with housing: An optical module with some OSAs and a fiber unit is disclosed. The fiber unit includes a stub and a flange. A portion of the stub extrudes from the flange; while, the housing of the module that assembles the OSAs includes a pocket with a diameter substantially equal to or... Agent: Sumitomo Electric Device Innovations, Inc.

20120321259 - Light-transmittable composite tube: A light-transmittable composite tube includes a plurality of optical fibers and a plastic material. Each of the optical fibers has a light entrance end and a light exit end. Light enters the light entrance end and emits from the light exit end. The plastic material is set around and combined... Agent:

20120321261 - Method for producing optical fiber: There is provided a method for producing an optical fiber having low attenuation, the optical fiber including a core that contains an alkali metal element. An optical fiber preform that includes a core part and a cladding part is drawn with a drawing apparatus to form an optical fiber, the... Agent: Sumitomo Electric Industries, Ltd.

20120321260 - Optical waveguides having flattened high order modes: A deterministic methodology is provided for designing optical fibers that support field-flattened, ring-like higher order modes. The effective and group indices of its modes can be tuned by adjusting the widths of the guide's field-flattened layers or the average index of certain groups of layers. The approach outlined here provides... Agent:

20120321262 - Photonic crystal fibers having a preferred bending plane and systems that use such fibers: In general, in a first aspect the invention features photonic crystal fibers that include a core extending along a waveguide axis, a confinement region extending along the waveguide axis surrounding the core, and a cladding extending along the waveguide axis surrounding the confinement region, wherein the cladding has an asymmetric... Agent: Omniguide, Inc.

20120321263 - Direct extrusion method for the fabrication of photonic band gap (pbg) fibers and fiber preforms: A method and apparatus for making a substantially void-free preform for a microstructured optical fiber using a one-step process is provided. A preform is prepared from specialty glasses using a direct extrusion method. A die for use with the direct extrusion method is also provided, and a method for drawing... Agent:

20120321264 - Double clad optical fiber with sealed stripped portion: A double clad optical fiber having a portion extending along its length along which an outer waveguide cladding and a protective jacket are absent and having faces of the second waveguide cladding at two lengthwisely opposite ends, wherein a water impervious sealant is applied to impede lengthwise diffusion of water... Agent: Coractive High-tech Inc.

20120321265 - Optical fiber with double coating: An optical fiber includes an optical waveguide, a first coating layer disposed to surround the optical waveguide and a second coating layer disposed to surround the first coating layer, wherein the first coating layer is formed by a cured polymeric material obtained by curing a radiation curable composition including at... Agent:

20120321266 - Optical fiber adapter with shutter member: An optical fiber adapter according to the present disclosure includes a main body, an inner housing, a cover plate and an elastic shutter member. The optical fiber adapter of the present disclosure may obstruct the light beams emitted from an accommodation room of the main body thereby preventing the eyes... Agent: Ezontek Technologies Co., Ltd.

20120321268 - Cable support for distribution boxes, in particular for ftth environments: The invention relates to a cable support (6,7,8) for distribution boxes (1), in particular for FTTH environments, the cable support (6,7,8) comprising at least one cable passage (6d, 7d, 8d), the cable passage (6d,7d,8d) adapted to receive at least one cable (19). Further, the invention relates to a distribution box... Agent: Tyco Electronics Raychem Bvba

20120321267 - Fiber optic adapter cassette and panel: An adapter cassette including a housing and a plurality of fiber optic adapters. The fiber optic adapters being angled relative to a front plane defined by the housing. The fiber optic adapters being interconnected to a multi-fiber cable connecter by fiber optic cables located within an interior of the housing.... Agent: Adc Telecommunications, Inc.

20120321269 - Fibre-optic telecommunications module: The invention relates to a fiber optic telecommunications module (100) comprising: a main housing portion (102) including a top wall (108), a bottom wall (110), a first transverse sidewall (106), a rear wall (112), an open front end (120), and an open second side (116), the main housing portion (102)... Agent: Tyco Electronics Service Gmbh

20120321270 - D1499 radiation curable resin composition: A radiation curable resin composition, containing (A) urethane oligomer containing the reactants of an aliphatic polyester or polyether diol and a diisocyanate and a monohydric alcohol, or urethane oligomer obtained by reacting the reactants of an aliphatic polyester or polyether diol and a diisocyanate with a monohydric alcohol and then... Agent:

12/13/2012 > 20 patent applications in 14 patent subcategories. patent applications/inventions, industry category

20120314987 - Employing multiferroic materials for tunable permittivity or permeability: A method of processing an electromagnetic signal, comprising includes configuring a waveguide that includes a multiferroic medium to propagate the electromagnetic signal. A mechanical strain or a control electrical or magnetic field is applied to the waveguide such that the applying changes a permittivity or a permeability of the medium.... Agent: Alcatel-lucent Usa, Inc.

20120314988 - Rotated single or multicore optical fiber: An apparatus for estimating a shape, the apparatus including: an optical fiber configured to conform to the shape and having a first core offset from a centerline of the optical fiber, the first core having an optical characteristic configured to change due to a change in shape of the optical... Agent: Baker Hughes Incorporated

20120314993 - Buried-type optical input/output devices and methods of manufacturing the same: Optical input/output (I/O) devices, which include a substrate including a trench, a waveguide within the trench of the substrate; and a photodetector within the trench and optically connected to the waveguide. An upper surface of the photodetector is at a same level as an upper surface of the waveguide.... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20120314992 - Electronic device having optical communicating part: An electronic device includes a substrate having a first surface and a second surface, a semiconductor device disposed on a first region on the first surface of the substrate, a via structure penetrating the substrate, and including a conductor, an optical channel disposed in the via structure, and an optical-electrical... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20120314989 - Optical transceiver module: An optical transceiver module includes a circuit board, at least two optical sub-assemblies, and an interface. The optical sub-assembly electrically connects with the circuit board and includes an optoelectronic component and an integrally-formed optical fiber. The interface electrically connects with the circuit board including a plurality of pins penetrating through... Agent:

20120314990 - Optical waveguide and a method of fabricating an optical waveguide: There is provided an optical waveguide comprising an optical core having transverse sides, the optical core extending along a curved path; an optical cladding on the transverse sides of the optical core, wherein the distribution of the optical cladding on the transverse sides of the optical core is asymmetric about... Agent: Xyratex Technology Limited

20120314994 - Process for enhanced 3d integration and structures generated using the same: An enhanced 3D integration structure comprises a logic microprocessor chip bonded to a collection of vertically stacked memory slices and an optional set of outer vertical slices comprising optoelectronic devices. Such a device enables both high memory content in close proximity to the logic circuits and a high bandwidth for... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation

20120314991 - Semiconductor devices having optical transceiver: Semiconductor devices having an optical transceiver include a cladding on a substrate, a protrusion vertically extending trough the cladding and materially in continuity with the substrate, and a coupler on the cladding and the protrusion.... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20120314995 - Ultra small core fiber with dispersion tailoring: Various embodiments of optical fiber designs and fabrication processes for ultra small core fibers (USCF) are disclosed. In some embodiments, the USCF includes a core that is at least partially surrounded by a region comprising first features. The USCF further includes a second region at least partially surrounding the first... Agent: Imra America, Inc.

20120314996 - Optical fiber communication apparatus: An optical fiber communication apparatus includes a laser diode, a light guiding member, and an optical fiber. The laser diode emits a laser beam along a first direction. The light guiding member includes a first aspheric converging lens portion and a reflecting surface. The converging lens portion is optically aligned... Agent: Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., Ltd.

20120314997 - Method and system for coupling optical signals into silicon optoelectronic chips: A method and system for coupling optical signals into silicon optoelectronic chips are disclosed and may include coupling one or more optical signals into a back surface of one or more of a plurality of CMOS photonic chips comprising photonic, electronic, and optoelectronic devices. The devices may be integrated in... Agent:

20120314998 - Optical fiber cable connection: An optical fiber cable connector including a first member and a second member. The first member has a channel for an optical fiber of an optical fiber cable, and an outer surface configured to have a strength member of the cable located thereon. The second member is configured to slide... Agent: Fci Americas Technology LLC

20120314999 - Cable connector: A cable connector (100) includes an insulative housing (1), a plurality of contacts (2) retained in the insulative housing (1), a cable (3) connecting to the contacts (2), an optical member (4) retained in the insulative housing (1) and a retaining member (5). The insulative housing (1) includes a pair... Agent:

20120315000 - Connector system with physical security feature: A connector system comprising: a multi-plug connector, each plug having a housing and a ferrule, said housing having a front and back orientation and having a front face defining an opening, said ferrule being disposed within said opening, said housing defining a first keying element on said front face around... Agent: Tyco Electronics Corporation

20120315001 - Fiber optic connector potting method: A fiber optic connector assembly includes a ferrule and a hub. The ferrule has a distal end and a proximal end, wherein the proximal end of the ferrule is mounted to the hub. The ferrule defines a fiber passage that extends through the ferrule from the proximal end to the... Agent: Adc Telecommunications, Inc.

20120315002 - Etalon assembly having an all-glass outer housing: In one aspect, an etalon assembly is provided. The etalon assembly includes an inner housing having a collimating lens and an etalon. The etalon assembly further includes a fiber pigtail assembly optically aligned with respect to the collimating lens and affixed to the inner housing. Additionally, the etalon assembly includes... Agent:

20120315003 - Optical fibre guiding: An assembly for guiding and protecting optical fibre cables or wave guides, which comprises a first number of first guide tubes and a second number of second guide tubes where each of the first and second guide tubes are adapted to receive an optical fibre cable along its complete length.... Agent: Telefonaktiebolaget L M Ericcson (publ)

20120315004 - Fiber optic cables allowing fiber translation to reduce bend attenuation: A cable includes a channel with an aspect ratio that houses optical fibers therein. The cable includes first and second stranded conductors on opposing sides of the channel. The channel is arranged with respect to the stranded conductors so that the fibers assume low strain positions in the channel when... Agent:

20120315005 - Optical waveguide ribbon with stack-positioning structure: An optical waveguide ribbon includes a base layer integrated with a plurality of parallel optical cores. The optical waveguide ribbon includes a first surface and a second surface opposite to the first surface. The optical cores extend along a length direction and arrange along a width direction. A first positioning... Agent: Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., Ltd.

20120315006 - Single-mode optical fiber: A single-mode optical fiber includes a central core surrounded by an outer optical cladding. The optical fiber includes an inner depressed cladding, a ring, and an outer depressed cladding positioned between the central core and the outer optical cladding. The central core typically has a refractive-index difference (Dn1) with the... Agent: Draka Comteq, B.v.

12/06/2012 > 18 patent applications in 11 patent subcategories. patent applications/inventions, industry category

20120308173 - Method for manufacturing semiconductor optical modulator and semiconductor optical modulator: A method for manufacturing a semiconductor optical modulator includes forming a p-type semiconductor layer on a main surface of a p-type semiconductor substrate; forming a pair of stripe-shaped masks on the p-type semiconductor layer, the stripe-shaped masks extending in a first direction along the main surface of the p-type semiconductor... Agent: Sumitomo Electric Industries, Ltd.

20120308174 - Well-bore sensing: A sensor system for use in a wellbore has a fiber-optic cable and a tool connected to the cable and moveable through the well bore. The tool in turn has an array of members arranged around a circumference of the tool and extending radially outwardly to contact an inner surface... Agent:

20120308175 - Optical isolator using phase modulators: Various exemplary embodiments relate to an optical isolator in an integrated optical circuit including: a first optical modulator configured to provide a first periodic phase modulation on an input optical signal; a second optical modulator configured to provide a second periodic phase modulation on the modulated optical signal; and an... Agent: Alcatel-lucent Usa Inc.

20120308177 - Process for fabricating an integrated circuit comprising at least one coplanar waveguide: An integrated circuit includes a silicon-on-insulator wafer and interconnect layer providing a support for a coplanar waveguide formed above a top side of the support. A through-silicon via is formed from a back side of the support and passing through the silicon-on-insulator wafer to reach the interconnect layer. A trench... Agent: Stmicroelectronics S.a.

20120308176 - Thermally compensated arrayed waveguide grating assemblies: Arrayed waveguide grating can have one or both slab waveguides with relatively sharply folded optical paths and a mirror that provides the folding of the path. The folded optical paths through the slab waveguides can result in a more compact geometry of the waveguides through the device as well as... Agent:

20120308179 - Method and apparatus for colorless add: An apparatus comprising a plurality of switches coupled to a plurality of corresponding colorless laser transmitters, an odd channel coupler coupled to each of the switches, an even channel coupler coupled to each of the switches, and an interleaver coupled to the odd channel coupler and the even channel coupler.... Agent: Futurewei Technologies, Inc.

20120308178 - Optical path switching device: An optical path switching device comprises at least one movable carrier plate; at least two optical fiber connection sockets arranged on the movable carrier plate and each connected with an optical fiber; and a driving device mechanical coupled to the movable carrier plate, driving the movable carrier plate to carry... Agent: Radiantech, Inc.

20120308180 - Quad small form factor plus pluggable module for medium range single mode fiber applications: An apparatus is provided comprising a small form factor pluggable module having an optical connector configured to be coupled to a plurality of transmit and receive single mode optical fibers and an optical transmitter comprising a plurality of uncooled laser diodes configured to transmit optical signals to a plurality of... Agent: Cisco Technology, Inc.

20120308182 - Optical fiber filter device and method for manufacturing the same: An optical fiber filter device comprises: a first fiber pigtail assembly (110) having a first optical fiber (111), a second fiber pigtail assembly (120) having a second optical fiber (121), a first optical filtering element (114) and a second optical filtering element (124). The first optical filtering element is arranged... Agent: Tyco Electronics (shanghai) Co. Ltd.

20120308181 - Two-dimensional coupled resonator optical waveguide arrangements and systems, devices, and methods thereof: Two-dimensional coupled resonator optical waveguide arrangements and systems, devices, and methods thereof. Networks of coupled resonator optical waveguides are arranged so as to exploit topological properties of these optical networks. Such arrangement affords topological protection against disorders or perturbations in the network that may hinder or block photon flow. As... Agent:

20120308183 - Duplex clip assembly for fiber optic connectors: This application describes several embodiments of a duplex clip assembly for use in aiding the insertion and removal of a pair of LC fiber optic connectors. In one embodiment, the assembly includes a clip body with a hood. The clip body has a central wall, upper tabs and lower tabs... Agent: Panduit Corp.

20120308184 - Apparatus and method for bend radius control of fiber optic cable assemblies: A cable assembly, for example, a pulling grip for pulling a trunk cable assembly having a plurality of cable legs may include at least one pliable core for receiving the cable legs, the cable legs being wrapped at least one time around the at least one pliable core causing distal... Agent:

20120308186 - Transfer member assembly: A transfer member assembly 2 comprises a transfer member 4 for the transfer of a signal, power or fluid such as an optical fibre, an electrical conductor or a gas or hydraulic line. The transfer member assembly 2 comprises a shroud 6 formed around the transfer member 4 and a... Agent:

20120308185 - Underwater optical fibre cable: An underwater optical fibre cable includes two end portions, an extruded metal tube, at least one optical fibre and a polymeric sheath surrounding the extruded metal tube. The at least one optical fibre is housed in loose configuration in the extruded metal tube. The cable includes a controlled cathodic protection... Agent:

20120308187 - Low loss aluminum doped optical fiber for uv applications: An optical system comprising: a light source providing light in 300-700 nm range; and an optical fiber optically coupled to the source; the optical fiber is structured to transmit the light provided by the source and comprises Al doped silica based core with 0 to 1 wt % of Ge... Agent:

20120308189 - Fiber splice enclosure: A fiber splice enclosure is provided. The fiber splice enclosure includes an enclosure, a cover, a chassis, and a cable port mounting plate for allowing entry and exit of cables. The cable port mounting plate is removably fastened to the enclosure and the chassis.... Agent: Afl Telecommunications LLC

20120308190 - Methods and systems for distributing fiber optic telecommunications services to local area: A fiber optic drop terminal assembly includes a housing, a spool and a fiber optic distribution cable. The housing has a first exterior surface and an oppositely disposed second exterior surface. A plurality of ruggedized adapters is mounted on the first exterior surface of the housing. The ruggedized adapters include... Agent: Adc Telecommunications, Inc.

20120308188 - Optical backplane assembly: An optical backplane assembly (1) includes a backplane (10), a first switch card (21), a second switch card (22) disposed on one side of the first switch card, a plurality of first line cards disposed on the other side of the first switch card, and a first optical assembly (41)... Agent: Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., Ltd.

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