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Optical Transmission Cable

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Optical fiber cable assembly comprising optical tracer fiber
12/11/14 - 20140363134 - An optical fiber cable assembly is provided including a tracer light source and an optical tracer fiber physically coupled to or surrounded by the cable jacket and defining a tracer scattering profile comprising a relatively high scattering loss at a tracer wavelength or wavelength range λT such that light is...

Fiber optic cable bundle with staggered connectors
11/27/14 - 20140348475 - A fiber optic cable bundle includes a first group of fiber optic cables and a second group of fiber optic cables. Each fiber optic cable in the first group includes a first axial end and an oppositely disposed second axial end. The first axial end of each fiber optic cable...

Structures and method for thermal management in active optical cable (aoc) assemblies
11/06/14 - 20140328563 - Disclosed are structures and methods for active optic cable (AOC) assembly having improved thermal characteristics. In one embodiment, an AOC assembly includes a fiber optic cable having a first end attached to a connector with a thermal insert attached to the housing for dissipating heat from the connector. The AOC...

Hybrid thermoplastic gels and their methods of making
10/23/14 - 20140314381 - Methods, compositions, and systems are provided for a hybrid thermoplastic gel or sealant. The methods comprise providing (a) a styrenic block copolymer, (b) a Si-vinyl polymer, (c) heat, and optionally (d) an initiator, and reacting the styrenic block copolymer, Si-vinyl polymer, and optional initiator in the presence of the heat...

Optical fiber and method for manufacturing the same
10/16/14 - 20140308013 - in the formulae, R1 represents a group capable of reacting with an acryl group or an acryl group, and R2 to R8 are each the same or different and represent an alkyl group....

Vibration damper for high power fiber optic transport cables
09/18/14 - 20140270663 - Embodiments of a method and apparatus for controlling the mechanical stabilization of an optical fiber are disclosed. The method may consist of placing an inflatable bladder between an optical fiber and a protective jacket. The bladder may be inflated with air, inert gas, or liquid to a desired pressure. The...

Cylindrical housing with locking ring
09/04/14 - 20140248024 - A pressure apparatus including a first end cap, a second end cap, a hollow housing connected to the first and second end caps, a locking ring connected to the second end cap, a first termination connected to the first end cap, and a second termination connected to the second end...

Furcating fiber optic cables without direct coupling of optical fibers to strength members, and related assemblies and methods
08/28/14 - 20140241676 - Furcating fiber optic cables without direct coupling of optical fibers to strength members are disclosed. Related methods and assemblies are also disclosed. The furcation includes shrink tube(s) securing optical fiber(s) to their fiber sub-unit jacket(s). The shrink tube(s) is secured inside a cable jacket of the fiber optic cable to...

Telecommunications cable inlet device
07/17/14 - 20140199035 - The present invention relates to an inlet device for inserting a plurality of cables containing optical fibers, copper wires or coax cable into port of a telecommunications enclosure. In particular, the exemplary inlet device includes a breakout portion that can be connected to a conduit carrying at least one of...

Fiber optic assembly with loopback
06/12/14 - 20140161402 - A fiber optic assembly includes an optical cable supporting a plurality of optical fibers and a furcation integrated with the optical cable. The furcation separates optical fibers of the plurality into a first set and a second set. The first set includes a loopback channel that enters the furcation, loops...

Optical fiber cable
06/05/14 - 20140153882 - The present invention relates to an optical fiber cable incorporating a multi-core fiber provided with a plurality of cores and a cladding region. The optical fiber cable has a jacket covering the multi-core fiber. The multi-core fiber is arranged so that a hold wrap holds the cores in a state...

Multi-core optical fiber and optical transmission system
06/05/14 - 20140153883 - A multi-core optical fiber includes a plurality of core portions, and a cladding portion positioned at outer peripheries of the plurality of core portions, the cladding portion having a refractive index lower than a maximum refractive index of each of the core portions, in which each of the core portions...

Rugged furcation tube
05/22/14 - 20140140669 - A furcation tube for optical fibers has a polymer inner jacket surrounded by a fiber and strength member layer of fibers and strength rods, which is surrounded by a polymer outer jacket. The inner jacket may surround a plurality of inner tubes. The strength members may be arrayed around the...

Composition for jacketing optical fiber and optical fiber cable
05/15/14 - 20140133812 - A composition for jacketing an optical fiber including a modified PPE resin containing a polyphenylene ether resin and a thermoplastic resin compatible with the polyphenylene ether resin, and a non halogen-based flame retardant, in which a nitrogen compound is included as the non halogen-based flame retardant and the content of...

Optical cable
05/01/14 - 20140119698 - An optical cable comprises a coated optical fiber having an optical fiber which includes a core made of glass and a cladding surrounding the core and a jacket made of a thermoplastic resin. The jacket is directly covering the coated optical fiber while in close contact therewith. In the optical...

Water incursion resistant cable using spaced plugs
04/03/14 - 20140093215 - A fiber optic cable comprises a jacket defining an outer peripheral surface and a radial thickness terminating at an inner periphery defining a surface, a multiplicity of optical fibers which are enclosed by and extend longitudinally through the jacket within the volume defined by the inner periphery of the jacket,...

Cable sealing device having autonomous seal containment
03/13/14 - 20140072266 - The present disclosure relates to a cable sealing device (30) for providing a seal about a cable (88, 90). The cable sealing device (30) includes a cable seal arrangement (38) that is pressurized to seal the cable (88, 90). The cable sealing device (30) includes an autonomous containment structure (92F,...

Surface treatment for tpu jackets
03/06/14 - 20140064678 - Exemplary implementations of the present invention address at least the above problems and/or disadvantages and other disadvantages not described above. Also, the present invention is not required to overcome the disadvantages described above, and an exemplary implementation of the present invention may not overcome any of the problems listed above....

Optical fiber cable network and method of construction of an optical fiber cable network
02/27/14 - 20140056565 - An optical fiber cable network and method of construction of an optical fiber cable network. An optical fiber cable network 100 is provided with an optical fiber cable 10 which has a plurality of optical fiber cores 70a, 70b, and 71 which transmit an optical signal, an optical signal device...

Optical fiber cable
02/20/14 - 20140050448 - An optical fiber cable is provided as one capable of preventing damage of an inside tube and an outside tube. An optical fiber cable 1 is provided with an optical fiber 2 for propagating laser light, an inside tube 3 housing an end portion of this optical fiber 2, and...

Optical fiber fan-out device
02/06/14 - 20140037255 - The present disclosure relates to an optical fiber fan-out device having a furcation tube assembly. The furcation tube assembly includes a furcation tube mounting insert and an array of furcation tubes. The first end of the furcation tube mounting insert has a first end surface being a slant configuration at...

Optical fiber and optical transmission line
01/30/14 - 20140029901 - An optical fiber, including (i) an inner core having an α-power refractive index profile, (ii) an outer core having a refractive index of n1′, and (iii) a cladding having a refractive index of n2 (n1′<n2<n1), is configured such that a depth of a trench, defined by n2−n1′, is sufficiently increased....

Fiber optic cables with access features
01/30/14 - 20140029902 - Cables are constructed with discontinuities in the cable jacket that allow the jacket to be torn to provide access to the cable core. The discontinuities can be longitudinally extending strips of material in the cable jacket. The discontinuities allow a section of the cable jacket to be pulled away from...

Telecommunications cabinet modularization
01/16/14 - 20140016903 - An example telecommunications cabinet includes: an enclosure including sidewalls extending between a bottom of the enclosure and a top of the enclosure to define an interior of the enclosure; telecommunications equipment disposed within the interior of the enclosure; and a data distribution arrangement disposed on one of the sidewalls within...

Fiber optic cable
01/16/14 - 20140016904 - A fiber optic cable includes an optical fiber, a strength layer surrounding the optical fiber, and an outer jacket surrounding the strength layer. The strength layer includes a matrix material in which is integrated a plurality of reinforcing fibers. A fiber optic cable includes an optical fiber, a strength layer,...

Fiber optic cable
01/09/14 - 20140010503 - A fiber optic cable comprises at least one elongated optical fiber situated in a fiber nest having a plurality of filaments collectively surrounding the optical fiber. The cable further includes a structural member at least partially surrounding the optical fiber but spaced apart from the optical fiber in a radial...

Fiber optic cables with extruded access features and methods of making fiber optic cables
01/09/14 - 20140010504 - Cables are constructed with embedded discontinuities in the cable jacket that allow the jacket to be torn to provide access to the cable core. The discontinuities can be longitudinally extending strips of polymer material coextruded in the cable jacket....

Crush-resistant fiber optic cable
01/09/14 - 20140010505 - A crush-resistant fiber optic cable is disclosed, wherein the cable includes a plurality of optical fibers. The fibers are generally arranged longitudinally about a central axis, with no strength member arranged along the central axis. A tensile-strength layer surrounds the plurality of optical fibers. A protective cover surrounds the tensile-strength...

Universal remote radio unit fiber optic cable assembly
12/19/13 - 20130336622 - A fiber optic cable has a cable core that includes at least one optical fiber coupled to a fiber optic connector. A cable adapter sleeve is axially mounted on the cable core to surround the cable core, the cable adapter sleeve including a body portion that has a first outer...

Bend-insensitive optical fiber having small coating diameter and optical cable comprising the same
12/12/13 - 20130330050 - Provided is a bend-insensitive optical fiber including a core centered at the optical fiber, a cladding surrounding the core and having a lower refractive index than the core, a coating layer surrounding the cladding, and a region formed in the cladding and having a lower refractive index than the cladding,...

Multi-core optical fiber, multi-core optical fiber cable, and multi-core optical fiber transmission system
11/14/13 - 20130301998 - The present invention relates to a multi-core optical fiber enabling calculation effectively using the MEMO technology. The multi-core optical fiber has a plurality of cores and a cladding and the cores rotate around a fiber axis. A conditional expression defined by an average twist rate γ (rad/m), the shortest distance...

Method, system, and apparatus for installation of optical fiber cable
11/07/13 - 20130294734 - Methods, systems, and apparatuses that facilitate installation of a communications cable, e.g., an optical fiber cable, are disclosed. The system may include a communications cable and an adhesive for securing the cable to a surface. The method may include the use of an adhesive to secure the communications cable to...

Fiber optic cable with access features and jacket-to-core coupling, and methods of making the same
10/31/13 - 20130287346 - A fiber optic cable includes a cable jacket and a core. The cable jacket is tubular, having exterior and interior surfaces, and is formed mostly from a first polymeric material. The jacket includes access features formed from a second polymeric material at least partially embedded in the first polymeric material...

Multi-core fiber
10/31/13 - 20130287347 - There is provided a multi-core fiber that can reduce both skew and crosstalk between cores. The multi-core fiber includes a plurality of cores extending along a fiber axis, and optical claddings surrounding the plurality of cores. The skew between optical signals propagating through the plurality of cores is 1 ps/m...

Multi-core optical fiber, multi-core optical fiber cable, and multi-core optical fiber transmission system
09/26/13 - 20130251320 - A multi-core optical fiber according to an embodiment of the present invention is provided with a plurality of core parts, a common cladding, and a coating. Particularly, in order to improve a spectral efficiency per unit sectional area, optical properties typified by the number of core parts, a sectional area...

Fiber optic cables with extruded access features and methods of making fiber optic cables
09/05/13 - 20130230287 - Cables are constructed with embedded discontinuities in the cable jacket that allow the jacket to be torn to provide access to the cable core. The discontinuities can be longitudinally extending strips of polymer material coextruded in the cable jacket....

Fiber optic cables with access features
08/22/13 - 20130216192 - Cables are constructed with discontinuities in the cable jacket that allow the jacket to be torn to provide access to the cable core. The discontinuities can be longitudinally extending strips of material in the cable jacket. The discontinuities allow a section of the cable jacket to be pulled away from...

Optical fiber with resilient jacket
08/08/13 - 20130202258 - An optical fiber with a resilient jacket is disclosed. The optical fiber includes a cushion layer overlying the optical fiber in which the cushion layer is formed from a plurality of cushion members. The cushion members can be tubes that are hollow or that are partially or completely filled with...

Fan-out kit for a furcation system
07/18/13 - 20130183012 - A furcation system of an optical fiber assembly includes a fan-out and a transition tube. The fan-out includes a surface and stations. The surface is flexible such that the surface is configured to be changed from flat to curved. The stations are coupled to one side of the surface and...

Fire resistant optical cable
07/04/13 - 20130170800 - A fire resistant optical cable includes: a plurality of optical fibers; at least one tubular layer of a ceramifiable material surrounding the plurality of optical fibers; and at least one flame shielding layer surrounding the tubular layer. The tubular layer of the ceramifiable material is able to mechanically protect the...

Cold temperature-resistant chloroprene casing mixture
06/13/13 - 20130148932 - A casing mixture for a cable is provided having chloroprene with fillers and additives, particularly processing aids and softeners, as well as a cross-linking system, adhesion promoters, stabilizers, anti-aging agents, optionally coloring agents, which results after cross-linking in cold resistant and cold elastic vulcanizates which are suitable for extra heavy...

Method for checking the correct installation of a bend-insensitive optical cable and optical cable suitable for the method thereof
06/06/13 - 20130142491 - A method for detecting faulty laying down of an optical cable exhibiting a measured cut-off wavelength includes providing an optical cable for transmitting optical signals including at least one single-mode optical fibre having an attenuation equal to or larger than a first threshold value as measured when wound for one...

Miniaturized optical fiber drop cable
05/16/13 - 20130121654 - A fiber optic cable includes first and second optical fibers. A fiber section surrounds the fibers and is formed of a first material. First and second strength members are adjacent to the fiber section on opposite sides thereof. A jacket surrounds the first and second strength members and fiber section....

Armored cables having armor, buffer tube, and jacket access features
05/02/13 - 20130108226 - Cables jacket are formed by extruding discontinuities in a main cable jacket portion. The discontinuities allow the jacket to be torn to provide access to the cable core. The armor cables have an armor layer with armor access features arranged to work in combination with the discontinuities in the cable...

Cable assembly having quick-locking connector and premise wiring systems utilizing same
04/25/13 - 20130101260 - Embodiments of the present invention generally relate to a cable assembly for adapting to a premise wiring system, whereby the cables utilized therewith comprise quick-locking connectors thereon. In one embodiment of the present invention, a cable assembly comprises a first cable having a cable portion and a connector on a...

Access features of armored flat fiber optic cable
04/18/13 - 20130094821 - A fiber optic cable includes a jacket, strength members, armor, and a tear feature. The jacket is formed from a first polymeric material and defines an exterior of the cable. The jacket further forms an interior cavity configured to support an optical fiber. The strength members are each surrounded by...

Double jacket optical fiber cables
03/28/13 - 20130077922 - Described are track-resistant all dielectric self-supporting (TR-ADSS) cables with improved cable jackets. A typical TR-ADSS optical fiber cable comprises an optical fiber sub-assembly, and a cable jacket system. The cable jacket system comprises an inner jacket, an aramid strength layer and an outer jacket. The improvement in the cable jacket...

Crush-resistant fiber optic cable
03/21/13 - 20130071073 - A crush-resistant fiber optic cable is disclosed, wherein the cable includes a plurality of optical fibers. The fibers are generally arranged longitudinally about a central axis, with no strength member arranged along the central axis. A tensile-strength layer surrounds the plurality of optical fibers. A protective cover surrounds the tensile-strength...

Fiber deployment assembly and method
02/28/13 - 20130051739 - A hydrocarbon recovery tubular system including one or more axially elongated tubulars arranged to receive a hydrocarbon bearing fluid therein. One or more helically curved conduits are positioned radially adjacent a surface of the one or more tubulars. One or more fibers are disposed in the one or more helically...

Methods of preparing strength member pulling members in fiber optic cable furcations and related components, assemblies, and fiber optic cables
01/17/13 - 20130016948 - Methods of preparing strength member pulling members in fiber optic cable furcations and related components, assemblies, and fiber optic cables are disclosed. To allow fiber optic cables to be pulled without damaging optical fiber(s) disposed therein, a strength member pulling loop is formed from a strength member disposed inside the...

Clip for a fiber optic assembly
01/10/13 - 20130011105 - A clip, configured to support a furcation body, includes a keyhole member, a catch, a cover, and an arm. The keyhole member may be received in a keyhole of a mounting surface, and is offset from a bottom of the clip via a slot guide such that when the bottom...

Fiber optic cable assembly with integral strain relief
01/03/13 - 20130004133 - A fiber optic cable assembly includes a fiber optic cable having an end portion. The fiber optic cable includes an optical fiber and an outer jacket surrounding the optical fiber. The outer jacket is formed of a base material that hardens in response to exposure to an energy source. The...

Optical fibre guiding
12/13/12 - 20120315003 - 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....

Separator for communication cable with shaped ends
11/29/12 - 20120301089 - A communication cable that comprises a jacket, a twisted wire group, and a single separator received in a core of the jacket. The separator includes a body that has first and second segments adapted to define quadrants in the communication cable. The first and second segments are substantially perpendicular to...

Optical cable and optical transmission system
09/20/12 - 20120237174 - An optical fiber that has a small bending loss can be securely prevented from being fractured due to accidental bending during installation or other operations. The optical fiber includes a core, a first cladding, a second cladding, and a third cladding. The relative refractive index difference Δ1 of the core...

Low smoke halogen free flame retardant thermoplastic elastomer compositions containing zeolites
09/06/12 - 20120224818 - Halogen-free flame retardant compositions comprising thermoplastic elastomers, which exhibit flame retardance and low-smoke emission. The flame retardant compositions comprise a) one or more thermoplastic elastomers, and b) from at or about 18 to at or about 50 weight percent, the weight percentage being based on the total weight of the...

Devices with internal flexibility sipes, including siped chambers for footwear
09/06/12 - 20120224819 - Devices with internal flexibility sipes, such as slits, provide improved flexibility, improved cushioning to absorb shock and/or shear forces, and improved stability of support. Siped devices can be used in any existing product that provides or utilizes cushioning and stability. These products include human and other footwear, both soles and...

Method and apparatus for manufacturing an optical cable and cable so manufactured
07/26/12 - 20120189255 - A method and apparatus for manufacturing an optical cable comprising at least one metal tube housing at least one optical fiber and having a predetermined excess fiber length (EFL) is described. In this method the metal tube is plastically deformed and shortened by a predetermined amount (St) greater than the...

Coated plastic cladding optical fiber and optical fiber cable
07/12/12 - 20120177329 - The coated plastic cladding optical fiber 1 has a cladding layer 3 that is formed on an outer periphery of a core glass 2 made of a quartz glass and formed of a polymer resin whose refractive index is lower than core glass, and a resin coating layer 5 that...

Optical fiber and optical cable
06/07/12 - 20120141077 - An optical fiber that has a small bending loss can be securely prevented from being fractured due to accidental bending during installation or other operations, and is compliant with the G. 652 standard. The optical fiber includes a core, a first cladding, a second cladding and a third cladding. The...

Flame retardant cable fillers and cables
03/15/12 - 20120063730 - Flame retardant cable fillers and cables made with the same using halogen-free flame retardant actives....

Methods and systems for efficient installation of cables in watercraft
03/01/12 - 20120051701 - The present application is directed towards systems and methods for efficient installation of optical and electrical cable in watercraft. A manufacturer may terminate one end of a cable in a location removed from the watercraft, allowing use of automated cable termination machines for efficiency and consistency of terminations. The single-terminated...

Cable expansion joint
02/16/12 - 20120039575 - 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...

Insert for an optical fiber assembly and optical fiber assembly using such an insert
12/22/11 - 20110311189 - The present invention relates to an insert for an optical fiber assembly reliably retaining an optical cable by preventing an axial and rotational movement thereof and further to an optical fiber assembly using such an insert. The insert is provided for guiding a part of the optical cable (12) which...

Insert for an optical fiber assembly and optical fiber assembly using an insert
12/22/11 - 20110311190 - The present invention relates to an insert for an optical fiber assembly through which an optical fiber element can be pulled out without damage. The insert is provided for guiding a part of the optical cable (2) which comprises at least one optical fiber element (3) and being accommodated in...

Ocean deployable biodegradable optical fiber cable
12/08/11 - 20110299819 - An optical fiber cable has a transparent core for transmitting optical data and a biodegradable protective covering. When placed in water, the protective covering dissolves in water after a few days. The raw remaining optical fiber cover is very thin, approximately 0.003 inches in diameter and very fragile. The optical...

Bundled fiber optic cables
11/03/11 - 20110268398 - The present invention relates to a bundled cable suitable for installation in multiple dwelling unit (MDU) applications. The bundled cable includes two or more binders stranded around multiple stranded cable units. The bundled cable not only maintains its integrity on a reel and during installation, but also reduces installation time....

Optical fiber cable and resin composition used therefor
10/27/11 - 20110262085 - This optical fiber cable is provided with a covering resin including an outermost layer. The outermost layer is formed by a resin composition including: (a) a base resin prepared by adding at least one copolymer selected from an ethylene-vinyl acetate copolymer and an ethylene-ethyl acrylate copolymer to a high density...

Optical fiber cable
09/29/11 - 20110235983 - The present invention relates to an optical fiber cable incorporating a multi-core fiber provided with a plurality of cores and a cladding region. The optical fiber cable has a jacket covering the multi-core fiber. The multi-core fiber is arranged so that a hold wrap holds the cores in a state...

Optical fiber and optical cable
09/15/11 - 20110222824 - Provided is an optical fiber that has a small bending loss, can be securely prevented from being fractured due to accidental bending during installation or other operations, and is compliant with the G. 652 standard. An optical fiber 1 includes a core 11, a first cladding 12, a second cladding...

Method of making a fiber optical cable assembly
07/28/11 - 20110182553 - A process for forming a fiber optical cable assembly comprises the steps of (a) subjecting a first high yenacity reinforcement yarn such as para-aramid that is coated with a water-impermeable thermally reversible cross-linked polymeric coating to a temperature of from 45 to 200° C. for sufficient time to convert the...