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Optical waveguides

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07/10/2014 > 18 patent applications in 14 patent subcategories.

20140193113 - Optical semiconductor element, method of controlling the same and method of manufacturing the same: An optical semiconductor element includes a ring modulator, and a light absorbing material provided at a position apart from a path for a modulated light which is guided by the ring modulator, the light absorbing material absorbing a light leaked out of a ring waveguide of the ring modulator, and... Agent: Fujitsu Limited

20140193115 - Method and apparatus for optical waveguide-to-semiconductor coupling and optical vias for monolithically integrated electronic and photonic circuits: An optical coupler has a waveguide coupled to a grating of multiple scattering units, each scattering unit having a first scattering element formed of a shape in a polysilicon gate layer and a second scattering element formed of a shape in a body silicon layer of a metal-oxide-semiconductor (MOS) integrated... Agent: The Regents Of The University Of Colorado, A Body Corporate

20140193114 - Optical module: Provided is an optical module capable of inhibiting both the displacement of an optical axis caused by thermal changes and property degradation in an optical functional circuit. The optical module includes: a planar lightwave circuit including a waveguide-type optical functional circuit and a waveguide region where only an optical waveguide... Agent:

20140193116 - Optical substrate having a plurality of staggered light redirecting features on a major surface thereof: The disclosure generally relates to sets of optical waveguides such as optical fiber ribbons, and fiber optic connectors useful for connecting multiple optical fibers. In particular, the disclosure provides an efficient, compact, and reliable optical fiber connector that incorporates a unitary substrate comprising a plurality of staggered light redirecting features... Agent: 3m Innovative Properties Company

20140193117 - Antivirus optical tap: An antiviral optical tap system for a fiber optic circuit that uses an Optical Circulator or an Isolator or any other unidirectional optical device that is connected to the secondary optical tap output of an optical tap that prevents unwanted optical signals or optical noise from entering a fiber optic... Agent:

20140193118 - Optical mover with functions of nanometer fine adjustment and micrometer coarse adjustment: An optical mover with functions of nanometer fine adjustment and micrometer coarse adjustment is mainly used to align two optical elements for connecting two optical elements, such as connection of two optical fibers, connection of one optical fiber with a photo diode, or connection of one optical fiber and one... Agent:

20140193119 - Fiber optic connector assemblies having windowed optical fibers and methods thereof: Fiber optic connector assemblies and method for assembling the same are disclosed. In one embodiment, a fiber optic connector assembly includes an optical fiber having an inner glass region, a polymer layer surrounding the inner glass region, and a windowed portion, wherein the inner glass region is exposed at the... Agent:

20140193120 - Ferrule assembly with integral latch: An optical fiber assembly includes a ferrule body with a plurality of optical fibers positioned therein. The assembly may include a beam expanding element adjacent the front face of the ferrule body with a lens array aligned with the optical fibers. A resilient latch is integrally formed with the beam... Agent: Molex Incorporated

20140193122 - Cable assembly with electrical-optical hybrid cable: A cable assembly comprises: an insulative housing; a plurality of contacts received into the insulative housing; a printed circuit board located behind the insulative housing and electrically connected with the plurality of contacts; a metallic shell enclosing the insulative housing and the printed circuit board; an insulative shell enclosing a... Agent: Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., Ltd.

20140193121 - Electromagnetic isolating ball spring: A device including a port barrel, a ball spring, a first enclosure part, and a mounting plate disposed adjacent to the first enclosure part is disclosed. The mounting plate includes a mounting hole. The port barrel is arranged to extend through the mounting hole, and the ball spring is arranged... Agent: Cisco Technology, Inc.

20140193123 - Interposer: An interposer comprising: (a) a planar substrate having top and bottom surfaces, said bottom surface defining at least one ferrule alignment structure, and one or more fiber bores extending from said bottom surface to said top surface, each fiber bore being in a certain position relative to said ferrule alignment... Agent: Tyco Electronics Corporation

20140193124 - Optical connector having a plurality of optical fibres with staggered cleaved ends coupled to associated microlenses: The disclosure generally relates to sets of optical waveguides such as optical fiber ribbons, and fiber optic connectors useful for connecting multiple optical fibers to other optical fibres or optical devices. In particular, the disclosure provides an efficient, compact and reliable optical fiber connector (100) that incorporates an optically transmissive... Agent: 3m Innovative Properiteis Company

20140193125 - Pressure resistant media converter apparatus: A hermetically sealed media converter apparatus configured to operate in harsh high-pressure differential environments, such as deep marine environments, and oil and gas. A hermetically sealed media converter apparatus is provided having a vessel forming an inner chamber that is hermitically sealed from surrounding ambient environment outside the vessel. Media... Agent: Advanced Fiber Products, LLC

20140193126 - Fiber optic distribution cables and structures therefor: Fiber optic distribution cables and methods for manufacturing the same are disclosed. The fiber optic distribution cables present one or more optical fibers outward of the protective covering for distribution of the same toward the subscriber. In one fiber optic distribution cable, a length of distribution optical fiber that is... Agent: Corning Cable Systems LLC

20140193127 - Triple-sheathed monomode optical fiber: According to the invention, the intermediate sheath (13) is formed by assembling longitudinal elements (13A) and includes: a first optical material, the refractive index of which differs from the refractive index of the monomode core by at most 10−3; and a second optical material, the refractive index of which is... Agent: Cnrs-centre National De Recherche Scientifique

20140193128 - Holey fiber and method of producing the same: A holey fiber includes: a core portion; an inner-cladding portion positioned at an outer periphery of the core portion, the inner-cladding portion having a plurality of inner holes formed in a layered structure around the core portion; and an outer-cladding portion positioned at an outer periphery of the inner-cladding portion,... Agent: Furukawa Electric Co., Ltd.

20140193130 - Fan-out subassembly: A fan-out subassembly includes furcation modules mounted to a furcation module holder, which is adapted to be connected to a main component. The furcation module holder includes a cable anchoring location. Each of the furcation modules has a furcation tube mounting insert and a plurality of furcation tubes. The furcation... Agent: Tyco Electronics Corporation

20140193129 - Fiber management tray with restricted access region: A fiber management tray (20) is disclosed. The fiber management tray (20) includes a tray body (22) defining a fiber storage region (24) for storing excess optical fiber length (26). The tray body (22) also includes a splice mount (28) for mounting at least one optical splice (30). The fiber... Agent: Tyco Electronics Raychem Bvba

  
07/03/2014 > 22 patent applications in 14 patent subcategories.

20140185978 - Hybrid integration using folded mach-zehnder modulator array block: An apparatus comprising a modulation block comprising a plurality of modulators, wherein each of the plurality of modulators comprises an optical input port and an optical output port, and wherein all of the optical input ports and all of the optical output ports are positioned on one face of the... Agent: Futurewei Technologies, Inc.

20140185979 - Light absorption and scattering devices in a photonic integrated circuit: A photonic integrated circuit is provided that may include a substrate; one or more optical sources, on the substrate, to output light associated with a corresponding one or more optical signals; one or more waveguides connected to the one or more optical sources; a multiplexer connected to the one or... Agent: Infinera Corporation

20140185981 - Silicon photonics photodetector integration: A method of forming an integrated photonic semiconductor structure having a photonic device and adjacent CMOS devices may include depositing a first silicon nitride layer over the adjacent CMOS devices and depositing an oxide layer over the first silicon nitride layer, wherein the oxide layer conformally covers the first silicon... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation

20140185980 - Silicon-on-insulator platform for integration of tunable laser arrays: An apparatus comprising a silicon-on-insulator (SOI) platform comprising an optical component network. An apparatus comprising an optical component network monolithically grown on a SOI platform, and an optical device coupled to the optical component network. A method comprising generating an optical signal using a silicon-based optical component, applying an electrical... Agent: Futurewei Technologies, Inc.

20140185982 - Wave vector matched resonator and bus waveguide system: An optical device including: a waveguide of refractive index na for carrying at least one mode of at least one wavelength, and at least one resonator with a resonant wavelength. The resonator has a mode volume of less than ten cubic resonant wavelengths. In use light in the waveguide is... Agent: University Court Of The University Of St Andrews

20140185983 - Apparatus providing simplified alignment of optical fiber in photonic integrated circuits: A structure for optically aligning an optical fiber to a photonic device and method of fabrication of same. The structure optically aligns an optical fiber to the photonic device using a lens between the two which is moveable by actuator heads. The lens is moveable by respective motive sources associated... Agent: Micron Technology, Inc.

20140185986 - Gradient index (grin) lens holders employing a recessed cover, and optical connectors and methods incorporating the same: Gradient index (GRIN) lens holders employing groove alignment feature(s) and a recessed cover, as well as optical connectors and methods employing such GRIN lens holders, are disclosed. In one embodiment, the GRIN lens holder contains one or more internal groove alignment features configured to secure one or more GRIN lenses... Agent: Corning Optical Communications LLC

20140185984 - Optical connector having high coupling precision: An optical connector includes a jumper, optical fibers and an optical-electric coupling element. The jumper includes a lower surface and an upper surface. The jumper defines a first receiving hole and a second receiving hole. A flange perpendicularly extends upward from a periphery of the upper surface. The flange defines... Agent: Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., Ltd.

20140185985 - Waveguide lens for coupling laser light source and optical element: A waveguide lens includes a substrate, a planar waveguide, a media grating, and a pair of electrode. The planar waveguide is formed on the substrate and configured to couple with a laser light source that emits a laser beam into the planar waveguide along an optical axis. The media grating... Agent: Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., Ltd.

20140185987 - Waveguide lens for coupling laser light source and optical element: A waveguide lens includes a substrate, a planar waveguide formed on the substrate and configured to couple with a laser light source that emits a laser beam into the planar waveguide along an optical axis, and a media grating film including two media gratings with a gap intervening therebwteen. Each... Agent:

20140185989 - Connector, cabling and signaling for communication protocols: A connector includes a connector interface. A cable housing covers the connector interface and a cable connects with the connector interface. A passive component is positioned within the cable housing, the passive component being connected with the connector interface and the cable.... Agent: Broadcom Corporation

20140185988 - Datacenter optics (dco) edge mount transciever assembly and plug connector: Embodiments include a high bandwidth optical connection system suitable for interconnecting servers, for example within a rack of a datacenter. An edge mount optical connector assembly includes an edge-mount housing providing topside socket contacts proximate to a first end of the housing and a port at a second end to... Agent:

20140185990 - Lensed ferrule assembly with thermal expansion compensation: An optical fiber assembly includes a ferrule body with a plurality of optical fibers. An end face of each optical fiber extends past the front face of the ferrule body. A beam expanding element is generally adjacent the front face of the ferrule body and has a lens array aligned... Agent: Molex Incorporated

20140185991 - Translating lens holder assemblies employing bore relief zones, and optical connectors incorporating the same: Translating lens holder assemblies employing bore relief zones, as well as optical connectors employing such lens holder assemblies, are disclosed. In one embodiment, a lens holder assembly includes a lens holder body having a mating face, a first forward slide portion and a first rear slide portion disposed on a... Agent: Corning Optical Communications LLC

20140185992 - Fiber optic module housing and fiber optic module: The present disclosure provides fiber optic module housings and fiber optic modules that support fiber optic connections. In the present disclosure, a particular fiber optic module housing or fiber optic module includes a front side having a plurality rows of apertures for supporting fiber optic adapters, a rear side, a... Agent: Corning Cable Systems (shanghai) Co. Ltd

20140185994 - Optical fiber connector: An optical fiber connector for positioning a number of optical fibers is provided. The optical fiber connector includes an assembling portion and a number of guiding blocks protruding from the assembling portion. The assembling portion defines a number of positioning holes corresponding to the optical fibers in position. The guiding... Agent: Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., Ltd.

20140185993 - Photoelectric conversion device and optical fiber coupling connector: A photoelectric conversion device includes a circuit board, light emitting modules, light receiving modules, and an optical coupling lens. The light emitting modules and the light receiving modules are mounted on the circuit board. The optical coupling lens is mounted on the circuit board and includes a first mounting surface.... Agent: Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., Ltd.

20140185995 - Optical fiber securing device: An optical fiber securing device may include a passage, an epoxy well, an epoxy path, an optical fiber seat, and a protrusion. The passage may have an entrance and an exit, the passage configured to receive therein an optical fiber inserted through the entrance. The epoxy well may be configured... Agent: Finisar Corporation

20140185996 - Bending insensitive single mode optical fiber: In one aspect of the invention, the bend insensitive single-mode optical fiber includes a core layer and cladding layers having an inner cladding layer, a trench cladding layer and an outer cladding layer sequentially formed surrounding the core layer from inside to outside. For the core layer, the diameter is... Agent: Yangtze Optical Fibre And Cable Joint Stock Limited Company

20140185997 - Vertical-type optical waveguide and method for making same: A vertical-type optical waveguide includes a substrate, a first groove, a second groove, and a protrusion portion. The first groove and the second groove are defined on a top surface of the substrate using a slicing method, and the first groove and the second groove are perpendicular to the top... Agent: Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., Ltd.

20140185998 - Method and apparatus for fixing strained optical fibers against creep and temperature and strain sensors using said technology: Optical fiber anchors accomplishing low creep confinement or fixing of a section of optical fiber in an assembly compact enough to be used conveniently as an anchor or as an enabling part of a strain or temperature sensor while retaining low optical losses and the original buffer coating to prevent... Agent: Lake Shore Cryotronics, Inc.

20140185999 - Protection cap assembly for protecting optical fiber connector assembly: The disclosure relates to a protection cap assembly for protecting an optical fiber connector assembly. The optical fiber connector assembly includes a first shell and a second shell. The first shell includes a number of first lenses and the second shell includes a number of second lenses. The protection cap... Agent: Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., Ltd.

  
06/26/2014 > 33 patent applications in 20 patent subcategories.

20140177994 - Hybrid optical modulator for photonic integrated circuit devices: An apparatus comprising an optical modulator, wherein the optical modulator comprises a planar substrate, a first III-V semiconductor layer on the substrate, and a silicon layer on the substrate. The optical modulator includes a planar semiconductor optical waveguide having a hybrid optical core, the hybrid optical core including vertically adjacent... Agent: Alcatel-lucent, Usa Inc.

20140177998 - Optical communication device with photoelectric element and driver chip: An optical communication device includes a substrate, a photoelectric element, a driver chip, a light waveguide unit, and a lens element. The substrate defines a receiving groove and a number of positioning holes around the receiving groove. The photoelectric element and the driver are electrically positioned on the substrate. The... Agent: Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., Ltd.

20140177995 - Optical photonic circuit coupling: Systems and methods may couple on-chip optical circuits to external fibers. An SOI waveguide structure may include mirror structures and tapered waveguides to optically couple optical circuits to fibers in a vertically oriented external connector. The mirror structure(s) may be angularly disposed at the ends of the silicon waveguide structure.... Agent:

20140177999 - Optical waveguide device: There is provided an optical waveguide device. The device includes: a wiring substrate having a first opening portion therein and including: a substrate having an upper surface and a lower surface opposite to the upper surface; an upper side wiring layer formed on the upper surface of the substrate, and... Agent: Shinko Electric Industries Co., Ltd.

20140177996 - Waveguide lens including planar waveguide and media grating: A waveguide lens includes a substrate, a planar waveguide, a media grating, a pair of first electrodes, and a pair of second electrodes. The planar waveguide is formed on the substrate and is coupled with a laser light source, which emits a laser beam having a divergent angle into the... Agent:

20140177997 - Waveguide lens including planar waveguide and media grating: A waveguide lens includes a substrate, a pair of electrodes, a planar waveguide, and a grating. The planar waveguide is formed on the substrate and is coupled with a laser light source, which emits a laser beam having a divergent angle into the planar waveguide. The grating is formed on... Agent:

20140178000 - Power-efficient optical buffering using optical switch: The present invention generally relates to optical circuits for mitigating power loss in medical imaging systems and methods for using such circuits. Circuits of the invention can involve a first optical path, a second optical path, and a means for recombining an optical signal transmitted through the first and second... Agent: Volcano Corporation

20140178002 - Optical coupling lens and optical fiber coupling connector: An optical coupling lens includes a body portion, two locating posts, and two converging portions. The body portion includes a first surface, a second surface perpendicular to the first surface, and a reflecting surface obliquely interconnected between the first surface and the second surface. The first surface defines two light-passing... Agent: Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., Ltd.

20140178001 - Optical coupling module and optical fiber coupling connector: An optical coupling module includes a reflection member, first and second assembled members, first and second converging lenses. The reflection member includes a first surface, a second surface perpendicular connected to the first surface, and a reflection surface obliquely interconnected between the first and second surfaces. The first assembled member... Agent: Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., Ltd.

20140178003 - Cloaking system with waveguides: Described herein are technologies related to passive or active cloaking devices. More particularly, the passive or active cloaking devices utilize input/output grating couplers and waveguides to create an impression of invisibility on an object that is covered by the passive or active cloaking devices.... Agent:

20140178004 - Tuneable awg device for multiplexing and demultiplexing signals and method for tuning said device: The invention relates to a tuneable AWG device for multiplexing and demultiplexing signals and to a method for tuning said device. The inventive device is an integrated-optic device which enables a signal made up of a plurality of signals multiplexed by wavelength division to be injected through an input port... Agent: Universidad Politecnica De Valencia

20140178005 - Compact and low loss y-junction for submicron silicon waveguide: A compact, low-loss and wavelength insensitive Y-junction for submicron silicon waveguides. The design was performed using FDTD and particle swarm optimization (PSO). The device was fabricated in a 248 nm CMOS line. Measured average insertion loss is 0.28±0.02 dB across an 8-inch wafer. The device footprint is less than 1.2... Agent:

20140178006 - Fiber optic connectors having a rotatable ferrule holder and methods for making the same: Fiber optic connectors and components for fiber optic connectors with improved side-loading performance are disclosed along with methods for making the same. The fiber optic connector includes a ferrule and a ferrule holder where the ferrule holder may be disposed within a housing. The ferrule holder has a forward portion... Agent:

20140178009 - Combined optical and electrical interface: A connection port provides electrical and/or optical interface capability. The combined electrical and optical interface port may include an optical communication light engine within the connection port itself. The connection port includes a connector housing, an electrical interface assembly, and an optical interface assembly incorporated together. One implementation of the... Agent:

20140178007 - Optical connector protecting cap, optical fiber cable with connector cap, and cap removal tool: An optical connector protecting cap includes a projecting pulling piece to which a drawing out force is applied to pull out a cap from an optical connector, the projecting pulling piece protruding from a front end wall that covers in one end in an axis line of a cylindrical body... Agent: Fujikura Ltd.

20140178008 - Universal hybrid electrical/fiber optic insert cap and hybrid connector and methods: Blank insert caps (pin/socket type) for use in a connector/assembly are partially manufactured or pre-formed to a generic or universal state having a plurality of prospective terminal/contacts. Minimal subsequent processing (performed when desired) configures the blank insert cap into a hybrid insert cap having a desired combination of electrical and... Agent: Applied Optical Systems, Inc.

20140178010 - Gradient index lens assemblies, fiber optic connectors, and fiber optic cable assemblies employing lens alignment channels: Gradient index (GRIN) lens assemblies employing lens alignment channels, as well as fiber optic connectors and fiber optic cable assemblies employing such GRIN lens assemblies, are disclosed. In one embodiment, a GRIN lens assembly includes a lens holder body having a mating face, a surface extending from the mating face,... Agent:

20140178011 - Optical connector: An optical connector (1) for transferring light sent by fibers (2) and comprises a resin body (10) and a plurality of lenses (11), the resin body (10) includes a bottom surface (102), a top surface (101) opposite to the bottom surface (102), a front surface (103) connecting the top surface... Agent: Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., Ltd.

20140178012 - Optical connector: An optical connector (1) for transferring light sent by fibers (2) and comprises a resin body (10) and a plurality of first lenses (11) and second lenses (12), the resin body (10) includes a bottom surface (102), a top surface (101) opposite to the bottom surface (102), a front surface... Agent: Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., Ltd.

20140178013 - Flutes for ferrule to fiber bonding: An optical connector includes a ferrule having first and second ends. At least one substantially circular channel extends between the first and second ends. The at least one channel has an inner diameter. A substantially circular optical fiber, having an outer diameter, resides within the channel. At least one groove... Agent: Commscope, Inc. Of North Carolina

20140178015 - Fiber optic cable with electrical connectors at both ends, wall plates and control boxes: A connecting device for a fiber optic cable includes a first part having first and second electrical connectors located on its housing, and a second part having a third electrical connector located on its housing. The second and third electrical connectors are adapted to be mechanically and electrically connect with... Agent: Celerity Technologies Inc.

20140178014 - Pin cadence for high-speed connectors: A connector includes pins having a pinout including a functional designation cadence. The functional designation cadence includes a first ground pin, a first signal pin, a no-connect pin, a second signal pin, and a second ground pin, where the first signal pin is positioned between the first ground pin and... Agent: Finisar Corporation

20140178016 - Optical-electric converting module: The lower surface defines a cavity. A bottom portion of the first cavity forms light-receiving coupling lenses and light-emitting coupling lenses. The optical-electric coupling element is positioned on the supporting surface, with each light-receiving coupling lens being aligned with a laser diode, and each light-emitting coupling lens being aligned with... Agent:

20140178017 - Photoelectric conversion device and optical fiber coupling connector: A photoelectric conversion device includes a circuit board, light-emitting modules, light-receiving modules, an optical coupling module, and a lens strip. The light-emitting modules and the light-receiving modules are mounted on the circuit board. The optical coupling module is mounted on the circuit board and includes first and second optical surfaces,... Agent: Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., Ltd.

20140178018 - Multicore fiber: A multicore fiber includes a first multicore fiber member and a second multicore fiber member, one end face of the first multicore fiber member being spliced to one end face of the second multicore fiber member, wherein at least two core end faces of multiple cores in the first multicore... Agent: Fujikura Ltd.

20140178019 - Optical cable: In an optical cable 1, the ratio of the inner diameter ID to the outer diameter OD of a tube 20 is 0.5 or less, and thus the tube 20 has a comparatively thick wall. Consequently, even when the optical cable 1 is bent to a small bend radius of,... Agent:

20140178020 - Methods and apparatus for power-equalized optical frequency comb generation: An optical device for generating a frequency comb includes an optical source and a first waveguide comprising a nonlinear optical medium operable to mix at least two input optical waves to generate a plurality of first optical waves. The optical device also includes a second waveguide concatenated to the first... Agent: Ram Photonics, LLC

20140178021 - Bridge fiber, combiner, and fiber laser device: A bridge fiber includes a core layer 31 and an outer layer 32 which has an index of refraction higher than that of the core layer 31 and covers the outer peripheral surface of the core layer 31. The outer layer 32 is surrounded by a substance such as the... Agent: Fujikura Ltd.

20140178023 - Hybrid photonic crystal fiber, and method for manufacturing same: The present invention relates to a hybrid photonic crystal fiber, into the core of which a functional material is injected. The hybrid photonic crystal fiber of the present invention comprises: a central hole having a diameter of 4 to 15 μm extending in the longitudinal direction; an inner cladding also... Agent: Industry-academic Cooperation Foundation, Yonsei University

20140178022 - Waveguide apparatuses and methods: Optical fiber waveguides and related approaches are implemented to facilitate communication. As may be implemented in accordance with one or more embodiments, a waveguide has a substrate including a lattice structure having a plurality of lattice regions with a dielectric constant that is different than that of the substrate, a... Agent: The Board Of Trustees Of The Leland Stanford Junior University

20140178024 - Multicore fiber for communication: A multicore fiber for communication 10 which allows propagation of an optical signal includes: a clad 12; a core 11a which is arranged in a center of the clad 12; and seven to ten cores 11b which are arranged at equal intervals surrounding the core 11a, and the cladding diameter... Agent: Fujikura Ltd.

20140178025 - Telecommunications assembly: A telecommunications assembly includes a chassis defining an interior region and a tray assembly disposed in the interior region. The tray assembly includes a tray and a cable spool assembly. The cable spool assembly is engaged to a base panel of the tray. The cable spool assembly is adapted to... Agent: Adc Telecommunications, Inc.

20140178026 - Optical fiber protector: This invention generally relates to devices and methods for protecting an optical fiber during assembly of an optical system. In certain aspect, the invention provides an optical fiber protector. The optical fiber protector includes a first portion and a second portion. The first portion is configured to contact and couple... Agent: Volcano Corporation

  
06/19/2014 > 29 patent applications in 19 patent subcategories.

20140169722 - Electro-optic modulator: An electro-optic modulator includes a substrate including a top surface, a Y-shaped waveguide embedded into the top surface and including a first branch dedicated for transmitting transverse electric wave and a second branch dedicated for transmitting transverse magnetic wave, a ground electrode, a first modulating electrode, and a second modulating... Agent: Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., Ltd.

20140169723 - Optical modulator module, integrated circuit for driving optical modulator, and method for modulating optical signal: Waveguide-type optical phase modulator regions of a linear accelerator-type column electrode structure MZ optical modulator are arranged on a semiconductor optical waveguide. A transmission line of an integrated circuit receives a clock signal through a buffer circuit disposed on an input side. Clock terminators are connected between an end of... Agent: Nec Corporation

20140169724 - Thermally stabilised resonant electro-optic modulator and use thereof: Thermally stabilised resonant electro-optic modulator (1), wherein the temperature control unit (8) is provided for separately determining the first and the second intensities measured by the light sensor (6) at the first voltages and the second voltages respectively in function of time.... Agent: Imec

20140169725 - Waveguide lens with modulating electrode and ground electrodes: A waveguide lens includes a substrate, a planar waveguide, a media grating, a modulating electrode, and two ground electrodes. The planar waveguide is formed on the substrate and is coupled to a laser light source which emits a laser beam into the planar waveguide. The media grating is formed on... Agent: Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., Ltd.

20140169726 - Waveguide lens with modulating electrode and ground electrodes: A waveguide lens includes a substrate, a planar waveguide, a media grating, a modulating electrode, and two ground electrodes. The planar waveguide is formed on the substrate and is coupled with a laser light source which emits a laser beam into the planar waveguide. The media grating is formed on... Agent: Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., Ltd.

20140169727 - Fiber optic connector with polarity change: A fiber optic connector includes a boot receiving an optical fiber; a connector body for receiving the optical fiber and terminating the optical fiber; and a latch coupled to the connector body, the latch for engaging an adapter for receiving the fiber optic connector, the latch repositionable relative to the... Agent: The Siemon Company

20140169731 - Optical waveguide device and method of manufacturing the same: An optical waveguide device includes, a substrate, an optical waveguide arranged on the substrate, an optical element arranged on the substrate and optically coupled to one end part of the optical waveguide, a flame retardant adhesive layer covering the optical waveguide, and a connector portion adhered to other end part... Agent: Shinko Electric Industries Co., Ltd.

20140169730 - Wafer level optical device: Technologies are generally described for fabricating a wafer level optical device using a plurality of substrates made of materials with a substantially compatible (e.g., same or similar) thermal expansion coefficient. An example device may include a first substrate including light-receiving or light-emitting elements, and a second substrate including optical elements... Agent:

20140169728 - Waveguide lens including planar waveguide and media grating: A waveguide lens includes a substrate, a planar waveguide, a media grating, and a pair of electrodes. The planar waveguide is formed on the substrate and is coupled with a laser light source which emits a laser beam having a divergent angle into the planar waveguide. The media grating is... Agent: Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., Ltd.

20140169729 - Waveguide with reduced phase error and photonics device including the same: Provided are a waveguide with a reduced phase error and a photonics device including the same. The waveguide structure may include a lower clad, a core pattern with at least one bending region, on the lower clad, a beam deflecting pattern on the core pattern, and an upper clad covering... Agent:

20140169732 - High density optical fiber switch module: A high density optical fiber switch module comprises a box body whose front end is provided with several optical fiber adapters, the top surface or bottom surface of the optical fiber adapter is provided with a first positioning groove which extending along the direction perpendicular to a direction in which... Agent: Sunsea Telecommunications Co., Ltd.

20140169733 - Optical module: An optical module includes a first switch card (10) having a first optical connector, a second switch card (20) disposed on a side of the first switch card and having a second optical connector, a number of line cards (30) disposed on an opposite side of the first switch card,... Agent: Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., Ltd.

20140169734 - Coupling light from a waveguide array to single mode fiber array: Techniques for coupling light from a waveguide array to a single mode fiber array are described. In an embodiment, lateral misalignment of an array of focusing lenses and an array of optical fiber ferrules held into alignment by a lens holder sub-assembly is compensated by tilting the lens holder sub-assembly... Agent: Cisco Technology, Inc.

20140169736 - Lens element and optical communication apparatus with same: A lens element includes a first surface, a second surface, at least one first communicating lens portion on the first surface, at least one second communicating lens portion on the second surface, and a first deflecting surface for deflecting optical signals between the at least one first communicating lens portion... Agent:

20140169735 - Optical-electric converting element and optical-electric converting module: An optical-electric converting element includes a lower surface and a side surface. The lower surface defines a cavity. A bottom portion of the cavity forms at least one first light-gathering coupling lens and at least one first light-emitting coupling lens. A diameter of the at least one first light-receiving coupling... Agent: Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., Ltd.

20140169737 - Transceiver with self-registered wavelengths: An integrated optical component outputs and receives an optical signal that provides a comb of modulated wavelengths for use in wavelength-division-multiplexing (WDM) optical interconnects or links. In particular, a shared echelle grating is used as a wavelength-selective filter or control device for multiple lasing cavities to achieve self-registered and accurate... Agent: Oracle International Corporation

20140169738 - Waveguide lens and method for manufacturing same: A method for manufacturing a waveguide lens is provided. A substrate is provided. The substrate includes a top surface and a side surface. A planar waveguide is formed in the top surface. A mask is formed on the planar waveguide. The substrate is subjected to a wet etching process to... Agent: Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., Ltd.

20140169739 - Waveguide lens for coupling laser light source and optical element: A waveguide lens includes a substrate, a planar waveguide, a media grating, a first electrode, and a second electrode. The planar waveguide is formed in the substrate and configured to couple with a laser light source that emits a laser beam into the planar waveguide along an optical axis. The... Agent: Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., Ltd.

20140169740 - Method and system for stabilized directional couplers: Methods and systems for stabilized directional couplers are disclosed and may include a system comprising first and second directional couplers formed by first and second waveguides, where one of the waveguides may comprise a length extender between the directional couplers. The directional couplers may be formed by reduced spacing between... Agent: Luxtera, Inc.

20140169741 - Optical port having a cover with a molded-in lens: Disclosed are optical ports and devices having a cover with at least one molded-in lens and a mounting body having a recess for mounting the cover to the mounting body along with a mounting surface for securing an optical port. The molded-in optical lenses of the cover may be aligned... Agent: Corning Cable Systems LLC

20140169742 - Optical port having one or more alignment features: Disclosed are optical ports and devices using the optical ports. The optical port includes a mounting body having a first pocket and at least one mounting surface for securing the optical port, one or more optical elements, and a first alignment feature disposed in the pocket, wherein the alignment feature... Agent:

20140169743 - Ferrule assembly with lateral fiber insertion: An optical fiber ferrule assembly includes a ferrule body with an optical fiber receiving nest configured to receive a plurality of optical fibers. The nest opens laterally relative to the optical fiber axis to facilitate insertion of the optical fibers into the optical fiber receiving nest. The nest includes a... Agent: Molex Incorporated

20140169744 - Optical connector having high coupling precision: An optical connector includes a jumper, optical fibers and an optical-electric coupling element. The jumper includes a first side surface and a second side surface. A locating flange extends from the first side surface. The locating flange includes a first vertical surface. The jumper defines receiving holes through the first... Agent: Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., Ltd.

20140169745 - Optical port having minimalist footprint: Disclosed are optical ports and devices having a minimalist footprint. Specifically, the optical ports and devices have a footprint where the optical elements are exposed at a frame of the device. Additionally, a frame of the device provides a portion of the mating surface for engaging a complimentary optical plug... Agent:

20140169746 - Optical connector with sloped surface: An optical connector includes a printed circuit board (PCB), an optical-electric coupling element, and a jumper detachably attached to the optical-electric coupling element. The optical-electric coupling element is positioned on the PCB. The optical-electric coupling element includes at least two first coupling lenses and a sloped surface. The optical-electric coupling... Agent: Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., Ltd.

20140169747 - Splicing twisted multiple core optical fibers: A method of coupling optical fibers containing cores or other structures that twist about the axis of one or both fibers. The fiber end faces are aligned axially to confront one another, and side view images of end regions of the fibers including the contained cores or structures are produced.... Agent: Ofs Fitel, LLC

20140169748 - Optimized ultra large area optical fibers: Certain embodiments of the invention may include optimized trench-assisted ultra large area (ULA) optical fibers. According to an example embodiment of the invention, a trench-assisted optical fiber, optimized for microbend frontier (MBF) performance is provided. The optical fiber includes a core region having a longitudinal axis, a shelf region surrounding... Agent:

20140169749 - Pluggable data communication module with slider-crank delatch mechanism: A delatch mechanism for disengaging a data communication module from a cage includes an actuator handle and a T-shaped crank connected at a wrist pivot to the handle and connected at a crank pivot to the module housing. The crank pivots to lift a pin out of engagement with the... Agent: Avago Technologies GeneralIP(singapore) Pte. Ltd

20140169750 - Wire holder: A wire holder used to safely receive optical fiber cables. The wire holder includes a main body and a plurality of collection arms. The main body defines a rotation axis and includes a first cylindrical outer surface. The plurality of collection arms extends from the first cylindrical outer surface encircling... Agent: Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., Ltd.

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