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Optical Transmission Cable

Optical Transmission Cable patent applications listed include Date, Patent Application Number, Patent Title, Patent Abstract summary and are linked to the corresponding patent application page.

07/17/14 - 20140199035 - Telecommunications cable inlet device
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...

06/12/14 - 20140161402 - Fiber optic assembly with loopback
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...

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

06/05/14 - 20140153883 - Multi-core optical fiber and optical transmission system
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...

05/22/14 - 20140140669 - Rugged furcation tube
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...

05/15/14 - 20140133812 - Composition for jacketing optical fiber and optical fiber cable
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...

05/01/14 - 20140119698 - Optical cable
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...

04/03/14 - 20140093215 - Water incursion resistant cable using spaced plugs
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,...

03/13/14 - 20140072266 - Cable sealing device having autonomous seal containment
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,...

03/06/14 - 20140064678 - Surface treatment for tpu jackets
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....

02/27/14 - 20140056565 - Optical fiber cable network and method of construction of an optical fiber cable network
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...

02/20/14 - 20140050448 - Optical fiber cable
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...

02/06/14 - 20140037255 - Optical fiber fan-out device
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...

01/30/14 - 20140029901 - Optical fiber and optical transmission line
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....

01/30/14 - 20140029902 - Fiber optic cables with access features
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...

01/16/14 - 20140016903 - Telecommunications cabinet modularization
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...

01/16/14 - 20140016904 - Fiber optic cable
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,...

01/09/14 - 20140010503 - Fiber optic cable
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...

01/09/14 - 20140010504 - Fiber optic cables with extruded access features and methods of making fiber optic cables
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....

01/09/14 - 20140010505 - Crush-resistant fiber optic cable
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...

12/19/13 - 20130336622 - Universal remote radio unit fiber optic cable assembly
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...

12/12/13 - 20130330050 - Bend-insensitive optical fiber having small coating diameter and optical cable comprising the same
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,...

11/14/13 - 20130301998 - Multi-core optical fiber, multi-core optical fiber cable, and multi-core optical fiber transmission system
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...

11/07/13 - 20130294734 - Method, system, and apparatus for installation of optical fiber cable
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...

10/31/13 - 20130287346 - Fiber optic cable with access features and jacket-to-core coupling, and methods of making the same
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...

10/31/13 - 20130287347 - Multi-core fiber
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...

09/26/13 - 20130251320 - Multi-core optical fiber, multi-core optical fiber cable, and multi-core optical fiber transmission system
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...

09/05/13 - 20130230287 - Fiber optic cables with extruded access features and methods of making fiber optic cables
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....

08/22/13 - 20130216192 - Fiber optic cables with access features
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...

08/08/13 - 20130202258 - Optical fiber with resilient jacket
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...

07/18/13 - 20130183012 - Fan-out kit for a furcation system
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...

07/04/13 - 20130170800 - Fire resistant optical cable
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...

06/13/13 - 20130148932 - Cold temperature-resistant chloroprene casing mixture
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...

06/06/13 - 20130142491 - Method for checking the correct installation of a bend-insensitive optical cable and optical cable suitable for the method thereof
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...

05/16/13 - 20130121654 - Miniaturized optical fiber drop cable
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....

05/02/13 - 20130108226 - Armored cables having armor, buffer tube, and jacket access features
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...

04/25/13 - 20130101260 - Cable assembly having quick-locking connector and premise wiring systems utilizing same
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...

04/18/13 - 20130094821 - Access features of armored flat fiber optic cable
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...

03/28/13 - 20130077922 - Double jacket optical fiber cables
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...

03/21/13 - 20130071073 - Crush-resistant fiber optic cable
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...

02/28/13 - 20130051739 - Fiber deployment assembly and method
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...

01/17/13 - 20130016948 - Methods of preparing strength member pulling members in fiber optic cable furcations and related components, assemblies, and fiber optic cables
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...

01/10/13 - 20130011105 - Clip for a fiber optic assembly
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...

01/03/13 - 20130004133 - Fiber optic cable assembly with integral strain relief
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...

12/13/12 - 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....

11/29/12 - 20120301089 - Separator for communication cable with shaped ends
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...

09/20/12 - 20120237174 - Optical cable and optical transmission system
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...

09/06/12 - 20120224818 - Low smoke halogen free flame retardant thermoplastic elastomer compositions containing zeolites
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...

09/06/12 - 20120224819 - Devices with internal flexibility sipes, including siped chambers for footwear
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...

07/26/12 - 20120189255 - Method and apparatus for manufacturing an optical cable and cable so manufactured
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...

07/12/12 - 20120177329 - Coated plastic cladding optical fiber and optical fiber cable
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...