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 Wet mate fiber optic connector patent thumbnailWet mate fiber optic connector
A wet mate optical connector in combination with a wave division multiplexer, there being a plurality of input fiber optic cables on an input side of the multiplexer and a fiber optic cable on an output side of the multiplexer connected for providing multiplexed optical signals from the input cables to the wet mate connector.. .
Ge Oil & Gas Uk Limited


 Passive fiber optic butt coupling using a semiconductor etched feature patent thumbnailPassive fiber optic butt coupling using a semiconductor etched feature
Embodiments herein include an optical system that passively aligns a fiber array connector (fac) to a waveguide in a photonic chip. A substrate of the fac is machined or etched to include multiple grooves along a common axis or plane to hold optical waveguides, or more specifically, the fibers of the optical cables in the fac.
Cisco Technology, Inc.


 Optoelectronic module management platform patent thumbnailOptoelectronic module management platform
An optoelectronic module management system includes a network connection communicatively coupled to an optoelectronic module, a memory, and a processing device operatively coupled to the memory. The processing device is configured to perform or control performance of operations that include identify the optoelectronic module via a management network.
Finisar Corporation


 Fiber optic assemblies for tapping live optical fibers in fiber optic networks employing wdm technology patent thumbnailFiber optic assemblies for tapping live optical fibers in fiber optic networks employing wdm technology
A fiber optic assembly for supporting optical connections in a fiber optic network employing parallel optical configurations is described. In one embodiment, the fiber optic assembly includes at least two live multi-fiber components and at least one tap multi-fiber component.
Corning Optical Communications Llc


 Few-mode fiber endoscope patent thumbnailFew-mode fiber endoscope
Disclosed herein are configurations for few-mode fiber optical endoscope systems employing distal optics and few-mode, double-clad or other optical fiber wherein the systems directing an optical beam to a sample via the optical fiber; collecting light backscattered from the sample; direct the backscattered light to a detector via the optical fiber; and detect the backscattered light; wherein the directed optical beam is single mode and the collected light is one or more higher order modes.. .

 Fiber optic connection inspection apparatus and method patent thumbnailFiber optic connection inspection apparatus and method
A fiber optic connection inspection apparatus and method includes an adapter housing fitted to a video microscope camera configured to observe and records images of a direct contact and expanded beam fiber optic connector assemblies. The adapter housing is configured to rotatably connect the camera for 360 degree rotation about a longitudinal axis of the adapter housing, assuring inspection of a larger field of view.

 Fiber optic cable packaging arrangement patent thumbnailFiber optic cable packaging arrangement
A fiber optic enclosure assembly is disclosed herein. The assembly includes a fiber optic enclosure defining connection locations, a fiber optic cable extending from the connection locations of the fiber optic enclosure, and a covering defining a first axial end and a second axial end, the covering defining a throughhole extending from the first axial end to the second axial end, the throughhole extending along a central longitudinal axis of the covering, the covering defining a first cavity for receiving the fiber optic enclosure.
Commscope Technologies Llc


 Tri-post cabinet with dual entry doors patent thumbnailTri-post cabinet with dual entry doors
A modular fiber optic cabinet system comprises a fiber optic cabinet and a transition skirt. The fiber optic cabinet comprises a cabinet top support portion, a cabinet bottom support portion, a pair of cabinet sidewalls extending therebetween, and a pair of downwardly extending cabinet flange portions.
Corning Optical Communications Llc


 Methods for forming connectorized fiber optic cabling patent thumbnailMethods for forming connectorized fiber optic cabling
A connectorized fiber optic cabling assembly includes a loose tube fiber optic cable and a connector assembly. The cable has a termination end and includes: an optical fiber bundle including a plurality of optical fibers; at least one strength member, and a jacket surrounding the optical fiber bundle and the at least one strength member.
Commscope, Inc. Of North Carolina


 Tunable fiber optic connector patent thumbnailTunable fiber optic connector
A fiber optic connector having a ferrule extending along a longitudinal axis and a ferrule holder from which the ferrule extends. The fiber optic connector also includes a housing having a housing body in which the ferrule holder is received and a housing cap configured to be attached to the housing body.
Corning Optical Communications Llc


Fiber optic adapter with enhanced alignment

A fiber-optic adapter with enhanced alignment is described. The adapter has two opposing housing halves and two opposing floating connector latches.
Panduit Corp.

Hardened fiber optic connector with pre-compressed spring

A fiber optic connector is disclosed that includes a plug body having a plug end and a connector core that mounts within the plug body. The connector core includes a ferrule subassembly including a ferrule, a ferrule hub that attaches to the ferrule, a spring holder and a connector spring.
Commscope Asia Holdings B. V.

Duplex mini lc connector

A fiber optic connector may include a body, a first fiber ferrule, and a second fiber ferrule. The first fiber ferrule may extend in a length direction of the body from a module-side end of the body.
Finisar Corporation

Curved electronic display element

A head-mounted display (hmd) including an electronic display. The electronic display is configured to output image light.
Oculus Vr, Llc

Optic fibres and fibre optic sensing

fiber optic cables with improved performance for use in distributed sensing, for instance in distributed acoustic sensors, are disclosed. In one embodiment a fiber optic cable (210) comprises a core (208) and cladding (206) disposed within a buffer material (202) surrounded by a jacket (204) and arranged so that the core is offset from the center of the cable.
Optasense Holdings Limited

Methods and systems employing fiber optic sensors for ranging

A system includes a drillstring with an electromagnetic (em) transmitter in a first borehole. The system also includes at least one fiber optic sensor deployed in a second borehole.
Halliburton Energy Services, Inc.

Fiber optic module and chassis

A telecommunications assembly includes a chassis and a plurality of modules removably mounted within the chassis. The modules include one or more fiber optic signal input locations.
Adc Telecommunications (shanghai) Distribution Co. , Ltd.

Apparatus and remotely engaging and disengaging a connector

An apparatus is provided that remotely manipulates a detachable device such a connector for a fiber optic connector. This apparatus comprising: a connector having two parts and a latch which are configured to engage and latch together in an engaged position when pressed in a direction of engagement.
Canon U.s.a., Inc.

Fiber optic connector

The present disclosure relates to a fiber optic connector and cable assembly. The fiber optic connector includes a connector body and ferrule assembly mounted in the connector body.
Commscope Technologies Llc

Optical fiber connection system

An optical fiber connection system includes a first and a second optical fiber, each with end portions that are terminated by a first and a second fiber optic connector, respectively. A fiber optic adapter connects the first and the second fiber optic connectors.
Commscope Technologies Llc

Apparatus and methods for furcating fiber optic cables

Methods and apparatus for furcating fiber optic cables are provided. In some embodiments, a molded furcation tube array is generated by compressing rearward end portions of a plurality of furcation tubes together, and heating at least a portion of the rearward end portions to form a molded portion of the furcation tube array.
Afl Ig Llc

Through-casing fiber optic magnetic induction system for formation monitoring

A through-casing formation monitoring system may include a casing string positioned within a wellbore, a power source electrically coupled to a first transmitter configured to produce a magnetic field, a magnetic induction sensor positioned within the casing string such that the magnetic induction sensor allows a continued operation of the wellbore, a fiber optic cable coupled to an electro-optical transducer within the magnetic induction sensor, and an optical interrogation system configured to receive measurements from the magnetic induction sensor via the fiber optic cable.. .
Halliburton Energy Services, Inc.

System and device tracking via magnetic resonance imaging with light-modulated magnetic susceptibility markers

Described here are systems and methods for using a laser-induced demagnetization of magnetic particles disbursed in a tracking marker to generate variable susceptibility effects that can be imaged with magnetic resonance imaging (“mri”). As one example, laser power is delivered to nickel particles using fiber optics.
Sunnybrook Research Institute

Optical health monitoring for aircraft overheat and fire detection systems

Overheat and fire detection for aircraft systems includes an optical controller and a fiber optic loop extending from the optical controller. The fiber optic loop extends through one or more zones of the aircraft.
Kidde Technologies, Inc.

Aircraft overheat detection using optical fiber technology for system health monitoring

Overheat and fire detection for aircraft systems includes an optical controller and a fiber optic loop extending from the optical controller. The fiber optic loop extends through one or more zones of the aircraft.
Kidde Technologies, Inc.

Optical health monitoring for aircraft overheat and fire detection

Overheat and fire detection for aircraft systems includes an optical controller and a fiber optic loop extending from the optical controller. The fiber optic loop extends through one or more zones of the aircraft.
Kidde Technologies, Inc.

Optical health monitoring for aircraft overheat and fire detection systems

Overheat and fire detection for aircraft systems includes an optical controller and a fiber optic loop extending from the optical controller. The fiber optic loop extends through one or more zones of the aircraft.
Kidde Technologies, Inc.

Fiber optic light intensity encryption

A fiber optic light intensity encryption method is provided. The method includes determining light intensities associated with multi-frequency light pulses emitted by a laser transmitter apparatus in response to an encryptions process.
International Business Machines Corporation

Method for characterizing performance of a multimode fiber optical link and corresponding methods for fabricating a multimode optical fiber link showing improved performance and for improving performance of a multimode optical fiber link

Disclosed is a method of characterizing a multimode optical fiber link including a light source and two or more multimode fibers. The method includes a step of characterizing each of said multimode fibers using a measurement of the dispersion modal delay (dmd) for each of said multimode fibers, and delivering, for each of said multimode fibers, at least three fiber characteristic curves as a function of a radial offset value r; a step of characterizing the light source by at least three source characteristic curves showing at least three parameters of the source as a function of a fiber radius r and obtained by a technique similar to the dmd measurement; and a step of computing an effective bandwidth (eb) of the link, comprising calculating a transfer function using both each of said source characteristic curves and each of said at least three fiber characteristic curves for each of said multimode fibers..
Draka Comteq B.v.

Two-sided optical fiber management tray and use

An arrangement for a fiber optic distribution network includes a fiber management tray having a first major side and an opposite second major side. The arrangement also includes a fiber optic cable including optical fibers.
Commscope Technologies Llc

Fiber optic ferrule with improved ability to achieve ferrule mating plane contact

A fiber optic ferrule includes on a rear surface thereof a pair of spring pads, each of the pair of spring pads having an engagement surface facing away from the fiber optic ferrule to engage a spring to eliminate off-axis moments. A fiber optic connector is also provided that uses the fiber optic ferrule.
Us Conec, Ltd

All fiber temperature and air density sensor

Air property measurement (e.g., air temperature, air density, etc.) sensors may take the form of an all-fiber-optic device employing rotational raman light detection and ranging technology. Not only do the fiber optic devices described herein require no moving parts, but also these devices may be compact in design and require less power to operate as compared to conventional apparatus.
Rd2, Llc

Methods and systems employing fiber optic sensors for electromagnetic cross-well telemetry

A system includes a drillstring with an electromagnetic (em) transmitter in a first borehole. The system also includes at least one fiber optic sensor deployed in a second borehole.
Halliburton Energy Services, Inc.

Method and performing retro peritoneal dissection

The foregoing application describes a system and method of performing a minimally invasive surgical operation. More specifically, the invention involves the use of disposable cannula and slender dilators of variable lengths, which incorporate a source of illumination to carry light to a surgical site and video capabilities for capturing and displaying images from a cmos or ccd camera device.

Methods and systems for providing a fiber optic cable network testing platform

In embodiments, methods and systems for implementing fiber optic cable network testing using a fiber optic cable network testing platform are provided. A fiber optic cable network testing adapter assembly comprises an attachment and a port.
Microsoft Technology Licensing, Llc

Fog drone fleet orchestrator

Embodiments herein describe a fog drone that selects, organizes, monitors, and controls a plurality of drones in a fleet. The fog drone receives a job to be completed from a dispatcher and identifies the resources for accomplishing the job such as the amount of material (e.g., fiber optic cable) or the type of drones (e.g., drones with rf antennas or digging implements) needed to execute the job.
Cisco Technology, Inc.

Telecommunications terminal with removable modules

A fiber optic terminal includes an enclosure defining an interior space having a plurality module holders and at least one module removably positioned in one of the plurality of module holders. Each removable module may include at least one input adapter and a plurality of output adapters.
Corning Optical Communications Llc

Hardened fiber optic connectors having a mechanical splice connector assembly

Hardened fiber optic connectors having a mechanical splice assembly are disclosed. The mechanical splice assembly is attached to a first end of an optical waveguide such as an optical fiber of a fiber optic cable by way of a stub optical fiber, thereby connectorizing the hardened connector.
Corning Optical Communications Llc

Health monitoring toilet system

A health monitoring toilet system collects urine in a toilet system which may resemble a traditional water toilet. The toilet system may include a urine capture basin for collecting urine as a user urinates as with a traditional toilet.

Dual purpose optical test instrument

One or more embodiments are directed to optical test instruments, such as fiber optic inspection scopes and optical power meters, for testing optical communication links, such as fiber optic connectors. The optical test instruments include a single test port that is able to operate in two modes of operation.
Fluke Corporation

Through-casing fiber optic electrical system for formation monitoring

A through-casing formation monitoring system may include a casing string positioned within a wellbore, a power source electrically coupled to the casing string, a voltage sensor electrically coupled to an inner surface of the casing string such that the voltage sensor allows a continued operation of the wellbore, a fiber optic cable coupled to an electro-optical transducer within the voltage sensor, and an optical interrogation system configured to measure an electric potential applied to the electro-optical transducer via the fiber optic cable.. .
Halliburton Energy Services, Inc.

Stubbed terminal housing for communications vault or pedestal

A stubbed terminal housing for fiber optic cable management in a utility vault or pedestal housing having a body portion, a cavity within the body portion, a plurality of fiber optic fiber ports extending from the body portion for entry and exiting of fiber optic fibers, and a mounting portion extending from the body portion for attaching the stubbed terminal housing to the utility vault or pedestal housing.. .

Pushable fiber optic cable for small ducts

A fiber optic cable includes a jacket having an outside diameter and an inside diameter, the inside diameter defining a central bore having a centerline, a pair of tightly buffered optical fibers extending longitudinally through the central bore, and a pair of strength members extending longitudinally through the central bore, wherein the optical fibers and the strength members are un-stranded and arranged such that each one of the optical fibers is diametrically opposed from the other optical fiber and abutting the pair of strength members.. .

Optical fibers and methods associated therewith

Embodiments of the present invention generally relate to the field of fiber optics, and more specifically to apparatuses, methods, and/or systems associated with testing fiber optic transmitters. In an embodiment, the present invention is an apparatus comprising a laser optimized multimode fiber having near minimally compliant effective modal bandwidth, near maximum channel length, and α-profile that produces an r-mmf dmd slope..

System and methods using fiber optics in coiled tubing

Apparatus having a fiber optic tether disposed in coiled tubing for communicating information between downhole tools and sensors and surface equipment and methods of operating such equipment. Wellbore operations performed using the fiber optic enabled coiled tubing apparatus includes transmitting control signals from the surface equipment to the downhole equipment over the fiber optic tether, transmitting information gathered from at least one downhole sensor to the surface equipment over the fiber optic tether, or collecting information by measuring an optical property observed on the fiber optic tether.

Self aligning fiber optic beam shaping system

A beam-shaping optical system includes a sheath defining a central cavity having an inner wall, an optical fiber positioned within the cavity and engaged with the inner wall of the sheath, and a beam-shaping insert positioned within the sheath and engaged with the inner wall of the sheath. The beam-shaping insert includes a beam-shaping element with a reflective element aligned with an optical axis of the optical fiber.

Analyzing optical networks

In one embodiment, a system for analyzing optical networks includes a network analyzer optically coupled to a fiber optic network. The network analyzer may transmit a test signal to the fiber optic network, receive a reflected signal in response to transmitting the test signal, wherein the reflected signal is generated in response to the test signal interacting with a defect of the fiber optic network.
Lockheed Martin Corporation

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..
Corning Optical Communications Llc

Polarity changeable lc duplex adapter

A multi-polarity fiber optic adapter is configured to provide a plurality of connector polarity options. The adapter includes a housing and a plurality of ports, each port configured to receive and establish an optical connection with a ferrule of a fiber optic connector.
Senko Advanced Components, Inc.

Trunk gland adapters and related trunk gland units and methods of connecting trunk cables to fiber optic enclosures

Trunk gland adapters include an adapter body having an internal bore that is sized to receive a trunk cable gland so that a front end of the trunk cable gland extends through a front opening of the internal bore and a plurality of attachment clips that are configured to releasably attach the adapter body to a mounting aperture in a wall of a fiber optic enclosure. Related trunk gland units and methods of routing a trunk cable into an enclosure are also disclosed..
Commscope, Inc. Of North Carolina

Hybrid electrical optical connector with spring-loaded electrical contacts at a contact face

A hybrid fiber optic/electrical connector including a connector body (111) having a front end (112) and a back end (113); a ferrule (510) mounted at the front end of the connector body, the ferrule including a depth that extends from a front end (171) to a rear end (173) of the ferrule; a spring (129) for biasing the ferrule (510) in a forward direction relative to the connector body (111); a plurality of optical fibers (175) supported by the ferrule (510), the optical fibers having end faces (106) accessible at the front end (171) of the ferrule; and electrical conductors (179) supported by the ferrule (510), the electrical conductors including spring-loaded contacts (163) accessible at the front end (171) of the ferrule.. .
Commscope Asia Holdings B.v.

Fiber optic plate and producing the same

In an fop 1, a glass body 8 is configured by including antimicrobial glass portions 10 made of antimicrobial glass containing ag2o. Here, the glass containing silver does not have chemical durability, so that it has properties to easily emit ag ions due to moisture.
Hamamatsu Photonics K.k.

Dynamic expansion of a distance measuring device having a variable optical attenuation element in the transmitting channel

A measuring device, in particular a tachymeter, laser scanner, profiler, or laser tracker, having an electronic laser distance measuring module, which comprises an optical transmitting channel having a transmitting unit and an optical receiving channel having a receiving unit for laser measuring radiation, wherein the beam guiding in the electronic laser distance measuring module is implemented by means of fiber optics, and wherein a settable attenuation unit based on an optically active crystal for attenuating the laser measuring radiation generated by the transmitting unit is provided in the optical transmitting channel.. .
Hexagon Technology Genter Gmbh

Fiber optic personnel safety systems and methods of using the same

A personnel monitoring system. The personnel monitoring system includes a host node having an optical source for generating optical signals, and an optical receiver.
Avalon Sciences Ltd

Remote probe for optical measuring machine

A probe for an optical measurement system includes a probe body arranged to be adjustably mounted in a measuring machine for optically measuring a test object. A single mode fiber optically coupled within the probe body transmits a source beam having an instantaneous or sequentially established bandwidth spanning a range of wavelengths to the probe body and also transmits a measurement beam from the probe body toward a detector.
Quality Vision International, Inc.

Stackable fiber optic transmitter/receiver modules

An apparatus in one embodiment comprises a first stackable transmitter/receiver module. The first stackable transmitter/receiver module comprises a housing having first and second ends and multiple sides between the first and second ends, a first signal connector arranged at the first end of the housing, a second signal connector arranged at the second end of the housing, and one or more sets of interconnects arranged on respective ones of the sides of the housing.

Retractable fiber optic reel assembly

A fiber optic retractable cord reel assembly is disclosed. The fiber optic cord reel assembly includes a continuous fiber optic cord with a retractable end enclosed in a shroud and a stationary end exposed from the shroud.

Push-pull type fiber optic connector assembly

A push-pull type fiber optic connector assembly includes a fiber optic connector connectable to fiber optic adapter and including connector housing, latch having elastic arm extended from top of connector housing for locking connector housing to fiber optic adapter, recessed portion located at bottom side relative to latch, pressure rod extended from recessed portion, fiber ferrule mounted in cable passage inside connector housing, connector sub assembly mounted in connector housing to hold fiber ferrule and fiber optic cable having fiber core inserted through fiber ferrule, and operating handle including sliding cap movably capped on connector housing, push member having push arm forwardly extended from sliding cap, cam located at one side of push arm and inserted into recessed portion of fiber optic connector, and handle shaft extended from sliding cap to pull sliding cap backwards in forcing down wedge-shaped pressure rod for disengaging fiber optic connector from fiber optic adapter.. .

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.

Method and auto correcting the distributed temperature sensing system

System and method for correcting the potential errors occurring in a fiber optic temperature measurement system are disclosed. In one respect, a dual light sources configuration is provided.

Methods and apparatuses for forming fibrous tubes

Embodiments of the present disclosure are directed to apparatuses and methods for fabricating tubular structures from a combination of fibrous materials for use in, for example, tissue engineering scaffold applications. These materials may also be useful in other biological or non-biological applications in which such tubular fibrous structures may be applicable, examples including conventional medical devices, filters, fiber optics, cable wraps, geotextiles, batteries, fuel cells, armor, and other diverse applications..

Cable guide for fiber optic cables

A fiber optic cable guide may have an elongated base member that is curved along at least a portion of its length to define and limit the amount of curvature to be applied to a portion of a fiber optic cable while also defining the angular offset applied to the cable. The guide may be releasably attachable to a cable, and may include a cable retention member at each end of the base member that retains the cable with the guide..
Senko Advanced Components, Inc.

Hardened fiber optic connector

The present disclosure relates to a fiber optic connector for use with a fiber optic adapter. The fiber optic connector includes a connector housing having an end defining a plug portion.
Commscope Technologies Llc

Duplex fiber optic components suitable for polarity reversal

Embodiments of the present disclosure provide techniques for a fiber optic connector assembly configured for polarity reversal in accordance with some embodiments. An assembly may include a housing to receive a fiber optic cable, at least one back post connected with the housing, a ferrule including at least an optical fiber of the fiber optic cable, insertable into the back post, and a connector component comprising a front housing.
Leviton Manufacturing Co., Inc.

Fiber optic connector

A fiber optic connector assembly incorporates features that improve structural rigidity and the integrity of transmitted signals. These features also allow the connector assembly to be accessed easily in high density connectivity environments.
Leviton Manufacturing Co., Inc.

Polarity identification for polarity reversing duplex unibody connectors

A fiber optic connector assembly incorporates features that improve structural rigidity and the integrity of transmitted signals. These features also facilitate a technique for reversing polarity of the connector assembly with little or no risk of twisting the optical fibers and without requiring the housing assembly to be disassembled.
Leviton Manufacturing Co., Inc.

Managed fiber connectivity systems

A communications connection system includes an adapter module defining at least first and second ports and at least one media reading interface mounted at one of the ports. The first adapter module is configured to receive a fiber optic connector at each port.
Commscope Technologies Llc

Diode laser packages with flared laser oscillator waveguides

A high brightness diode laser package includes a plurality of flared laser oscillator waveguides arranged on a stepped surface to emit respective laser beams in one or more emission directions, a plurality of optical components situated to receive the laser beams from the plurality of flared laser oscillator waveguides and to provide the beams in a closely packed relationship, and an optical fiber optically coupled to the closely packed beams for coupling the laser beams out of the diode laser package.. .
Nlight, Inc.

Fiber optic cable deployment assemblies, systems, and methods

An assembly for deploying fiber optic cable includes a housing defining a cavity and comprising a wall. The wall defines an opening allowing a fiber optic cable to pass.
Opterna Technology Limited

Cable termination assembly and connectors

The present disclosure relates to a fiber optic connector assembly having a fiber optic connector including a main connector body and a rear insert secured within a rear cable termination end of the main connector body. The fiber optic connector assembly has a fiber optic cable that includes an optical fiber, a strength layer and an outer jacket.
Commscope Connectivity Belgium Bvba

Optical fiber connector with changeable gender

A multi-fiber, fiber optic connector is interchangeable between a male connector and a female connector by including a pin retainer having a releasable retention device configured to lock the pins in place within the retainer. The retention device may be opened, for example, with a release tool, to free the retention pins for removal of the pins.
Senko Advanced Components, Inc.

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 connector body to enable polarity change of the fiber optic connector without changing a relative position of the connector body and the optical fiber.. .
The Siemon Company

Optic fiber connection for a force sensing instrument

In one embodiment, a surgical instrument includes a housing linkable with a manipulator arm of a robotic surgical system, a shaft operably coupled to the housing, a force transducer on a distal end of the shaft, and a plurality of fiber optic strain gauges on the force transducer. In one example, the plurality of strain gauges are operably coupled to a fiber optic splitter or an arrayed waveguide grating (awg) multiplexer.
Intuitive Surgical Operations, Inc.

Telecommunications module

A cable boot is mounted to a telecommunications module housing an optical component, wherein the cable boot extends outwardly from the module. The cable boot is mounted by axially passing the cable boot over a plurality of cables carrying fiber optic signals leading to the optical component, axially passing a portion of the cable boot through a cutout defined on a main housing of the telecommunications module, placing a boot retainer over the boot in a direction transverse to the axial direction to capture the flexible boot against movement both in the axial direction and the transverse direction, and mounting a cover on the main housing to capture the boot retainer against the main housing..
Commscope Technologies Llc

Method and spectrally broadening radiation

A spectrally broadened radiation apparatus, including a laser configured to emit, through an output of the laser, radiation substantially only in the visible region of the electromagnetic spectrum, the radiation having a nominal wavelength, and an optical fiber optically coupled to the output of the laser, the optical fiber having an input to receive the radiation from the laser and having an output to provide spectrally broadened output radiation, the optical fiber configured to spectrally broaden the radiation from the laser to a spectral width of at least 0.5 nm around the nominal wavelength.. .
Asml Holding N.v.

Smart subsea pipeline with conduits

Pipeline segments can contain cables, such as communication cables (e.g., fiber optic cables) within insulation material surrounding the pipeline segments. Cables can be embedded within the insulation material, run through conduits embedded within the insulation material, placed in channels formed in the insulation material, or otherwise.
Halliburton Energy Services, Inc.

Fiber optic wall jack

Aspects and techniques of the present disclosure relate generally to fiber wall jacks including connector covers for protecting mating fiber optic connectors or adapters that prevent light emissions from the fiber-optics of the connectors when the adapter is open (i.e., when no mating connector is inserted). The connector covers providing protection of the open end from environmental contamination..
Commscope Technologies Llc

Duplex fiber optic connector plug

A duplex fiber optic connector plug includes at least one fiber optic connector, a first casing, a second casing and a release lever. The release lever is axially coupled to a surface of the first casing and has an end coupled to a release bracket of the fiber optic connector to form a seesaw design.
Jyh Eng Technology Co., Ltd.

Optical fiber alignment device and method

A fiber optic alignment device includes a first and a second alignment block and a first and a second gel block. A fiber passage extends from a first end to a second end of the fiber optic alignment device.
Commscope Technologies Llc

Apparatus for and terminating a multi-fiber ferrule

An apparatus allows a plurality of optical fibers to be held together during the termination process. A handling device holds the optical fibers while a cleaving device allows for consistent cleaving of the optical fibers to ensure the ends are cleaved consistently.
Us Conec, Ltd

Optical circulators integrated into transceivers

An optical circulator integrated into a transceiver for bi-directional communication may include a core configured to pass a transmission signal in a transmit direction and a received signal in a receive direction. The optical circulator may include an input port optically coupled to the core.
Finisar Corporation

Microseismic monitoring with fiber-optic noise mapping

The combination of one or more 3-component microseismic sensors deployed into a wellbore adjacent a microseismic event and a linear array of distributed fiber optic acoustic sensors deployed uphole thereof provides two sets of data for establishing noise-free signals for locating the microseismic event in the formation about the wellbore. The distributed fiber optic signals monitor noise transmitted along coiled tubing used to pump a completion operation or as a result of the fluid flowing through the casing or coiled tubing, or along wireline used to deploy the microseismic sensors.
Kobold Corporation

Smart subsea pipeline with channels

Pipeline segments can contain cables, such as communication cables (e.g., fiber optic cables) within insulation material surrounding the pipeline segments. Cables can be embedded within the insulation material, run through conduits embedded within the insulation material, placed in channels formed in the insulation material, or otherwise.
Halliburton Energy Services, Inc.

Method for developing oil and gas fields using high-power laser radiation for more complete oil and gas extraction

A system for extracting oil and gas includes at least one drilling rod having an elongated body and a working head positioned at the distal end of the elongated body, wherein the working head has a proximal end and a distal end, a first mechanical drilling device positioned at the distal end of the working head, a second mechanical drilling device position at the proximal end of the working head, a central laser emitter positioned at the distal end of the working head, at least one lateral emitter positioned on a side wall of the working head between the distal end and the proximal end, a fiber optic cable positioned within a lumen of the elongated body and coupled to the central laser emitter and the at least one lateral emitter, and a laser source coupled to and supplying a laser beam to the fiber optic cable.. .

Reel rotation device for use with fiber optic cable storage reel

A device for rotating a reel of fiber optic cable comprising an elongated l-shaped frame with a first side for supporting a reel in its vertical position and a second side for supporting a reel in its horizontal position. Each of the first and the second sides may be supported by casters.
Afl Telecommunications Llc

Methods and asymmetric distribution of mixed content via a network

Methods and apparatus for asymmetric distribution of mixed content via a network. Current optical fiber-based access network technologies are multiplexed onto the same fiber for delivery via a common optical distribution network (odn).
Time Warner Cable Enterprises Llc

Methods, systems, and devices for integrating wireless technology into a fiber optic network

The present disclosure relates to a fiber optic network configuration having an optical network terminal located at a subscriber location. The fiber optic network configuration also includes a drop terminal located outside the subscriber location and a wireless transceiver located outside the subscriber location.
Commscope Technologies Llc

Compensation of nonlinear impairment in fiber optic links by including distributed variations of waveguide dispersive properties

The invention relates to the aspects of implementation of compensation, or equalization devices aimed at nonlinear impairment mitigation in fiber optic communication systems by means of including the spatially varying dispersive characteristics, or parameters of the underlying waveguides and their potential performance improvement from utilization of those parameters.. .

Electronic dispersion compensation methods and implementations using rlc filter synthesis

A method and apparatus for compensating optical dispersion over an optical fiber are provided in fiber optic communications to increase a transmission distance by overcoming the optical dispersion caused by wavelength changes of light sources and dispersion effects of a fiber. In one implementation, the present technology may be implemented in the form of a rlc passive microwave filter with no extra power consumption.
Oe Solutions America, Inc.

Gigabit ethernet analyzer for optical time domain reflectometer

This invention relates to a fiber optic fiber testing device presented in an app that compares three fiber link parameters against a table of specifications required in order for that fiber to transmit data at a particular speed. The invention presents a convenient ‘pass’ or ‘fail’ result for each parameter tested that immediately verifies whether the fiber being tested will meet the minimum basic criteria for transmission of data at a particular bandwidth speed, in accordance with that particular fiber manufacturer's specifications..

Multicore optical fibers and methods of manufacturing the same

A multicore optical fiber with a reference section having a material defining a marked multicore glass optical fiber. The multicore fibers can be in groupings, for example, the groupings can be in the form of one of an optical fiber ribbon covered by a matrix, and a tight buffered cable.
Corning Optical Communications Llc

Panel-mountable fiber optic cable feedthrough

A novel panel-mountable fiber optic cable feedthrough is described that has two main body parts that can be brought together around single or multiple fiber optic cables and secured in place to prevent slippage of the cable(s). Use of two such main body parts that split along a plane that passes through the axis of the fiber optic cable(s) allows joining the two main parts at any position along the cable(s) without the need to thread the cable(s) through a one or more pre-formed cylindrical cavities in the body of the feedthrough.

Fiber optic cable module holder

A holder for a plurality of fiber optic cable modules. The holder may includes a tray, wherein the tray is movably positionable in a chassis; and a plurality of mounts coupled to the tray, each mount configured to releasably retain a module of a plurality of various types of modules relative to the tray..
Corning Optical Communications Llc

Slim line tactical fiber optic cable

The invention relates to a fiber optic cable for information transmission, comprised of multiple buffered optical fibers surrounded by aramid yarn within a thermoplastic jacket, produced using a tpe hytrel buffer, manufactured using a pressure tooling extrusion process. This hytrel buffering allows for the production of a cable that has a one-third smaller diameter compared to standard pvc buffered distribution cable.

Fiber optic ferrule assembly and manufacturing the same

A fiber optic ferrule assembly is provided, which comprises a ferrule and an optical fiber received in the ferrule. The ferrule and the optical fiber are directly joined together, so as to fix the optical fiber in the ferrule.
Adc Telecommunications (shanghai) Distuibution Co., Ltd.

Fiber optic diffraction grating

The present invention is directed to an optical fiber grating having a core, that is capable of controlling the light signal transmission therethrough by causing at least one of: at least one spectral peak, and/or at least one spectral dip in its core light transmission spectrum, corresponding to at least one predetermined wavelength. The inventive optical fiber diffraction grating comprises at least one longitudinally positioned structural element of a predetermined geometric profile and that is configured for diffracting a portion of the transmitted light signal at at least one predefined wavelength thereof, from at least one core mode into at least one of: at least one cladding mode and/or at least one radiating mode.
Chiral Photonics, Inc.

Three/four dimensional data management and imaging for big oilfield data

Oilfield and wellbore data may include geophone data (seismic) and airborne surveys such as microseep data, as well as fiber optic measurements collected utilizing a distributed sensing system. Continuous monitoring of various oilfield and wellbore properties, such as temperature, pressure, bragg gradient, acoustic, and strain, and the like, may generate a large volume of data, possibly spanning into several terabytes.
Petrabytes Inc.

Detection of strain in fiber optics cables induced by narrow-band signals

A method may include transmitting a narrowband signal into a formation using a transmitter located in a wellbore. The narrowband signal is modified by passage of through the formation and the formation reflects at least a portion of the narrowband signal back to the wellbore resulting in a modified narrowband signal having a first frequency.
Halliburton Energy Services, Inc.

Low etendue light source for fiber optic sensors in high temperature environments

A fiber optic sensor to determine a property in an environment with a temperature exceeding 150 degrees celsius includes a light source to emit broadband light, an etendue of the light source being less than 1000 square micro meter-steradians (μm2 sr), and an optical fiber to carry incident light based on the broadband light and a reflection resulting from the incident light. A photodetector detects a resultant light based on the reflection and outputs an electrical signal, and a processor processes the electrical signal from the photodetector to determine the property..

Optoelectronic transducer with integrally mounted thermoelectric cooler

An apparatus and method of assembly are described that provide improved mechanisms for cooling an optoelectronic transducer in a fiber optic system. The apparatus includes a thermoelectric cooler (tec) secured to the optoelectronic transducer for removing heat from the optoelectronic transducer in response to instructions from a tec driver, as well as a microcontroller electrically connected to the tec driver for monitoring temperature and communicating with the tec driver to selectively activate and deactivate the tec at least partially based on the monitored temperature and/or other measured/detected data to effect a more efficient cooling mechanism for optoelectronic transducers, such as vcsels.
Mellanox Technologies, Ltd.

Optical fiber connector assembly

A crimp connector is disclosed for enhancing pull-retention of a fiber optic cable in a fiber optic connector assembly housing. The connector has a flange for engaging with the housing and crimp member for engaging with the cable..
Senko Advanced Components, Inc.

Fiber optic connectors having a ferrule with an integral ferrule insertion stop

A ferrule-based fiber optic connectors having a connector assembly with a ferrule having an integral ferrule insertion stop for limiting the insertion of the ferrule into a ferrule sleeve are disclosed. In one embodiment, the fiber optic connector comprising a connector assembly, a connector sleeve assembly and a female coupling housing.
Corning Optical Communications Llc

Ferrule-based fiber optic connectors with ferrule retraction balancing using axial gap geometry

Ferrule-based fiber optic connectors having a ferrule-retraction balancing characteristic are disclosed. An example fiber optic connector includes a connector assembly and a connector sleeve assembly.
Corning Optical Communications Llc

Ferrule-based fiber optic connectors with ferrule retraction balancing

A ferrule-based fiber optic connectors having a ferrule retraction balancing characteristic for preserving optical performance are disclosed. The fiber optic connector comprises a connector assembly, a connector sleeve assembly and a balancing resilient member.
Corning Optical Communications Llc

Retrofit cover for fiber optic cable connection

A cover for a fiber optic cable connection includes a cap portion having a first housing portion having a first housing wall, a second housing portion having a second housing wall, and a coupler portion that couples the first housing portion and the second housing portion in a closed position. The first housing wall and the second housing wall define a housing opening.
Preformed Line Productions Co.

Das for well ranging

Using distributed acoustic sensing (das) fiber optic cable for borehole surveying and/or well ranging.. .
Conocophillips Company

Optical ferrule for multi-fiber cable and hardened multi-fiber optic connector therefore

A multi-fiber cable assembly includes an optical connector and a cable. The optical connector includes a connector body; an optical ferrule body, and alignment elements.
Commscope Technologies Llc

Optical fiber connector with changeable polarity

A multi-fiber, fiber optic connector may include a reversible keying arrangement for determining the orientation for plugging the connector into an adapter to thereby allow for a change in polarity of the connection to be made on site. The connector housing may be configured to engage with a removable key that may be engaged with the housing in at least two different locations to provide the plug-in orientation, or the housing may have slidably displaceable keys movable between multiple positions on the housing..
Senko Advanced Components, Inc.

Methods and devices for preventing contamination of fiber optic connectors

A dust cap for use with a fiber optic connector. The connector has a ferrule comprising an optical fiber.
Leviton Manufacturing Co., Inc.

Direct cooling platform with vapor compression refrigeration cycle and applications thereof

A direct refrigeration cooling platform can cool high heat density sources such as leds, ic chip, power amplifiers and laser diodes. The platform utilizes a combination of technologies from a water cooled cold plate design and a vapor compression refrigeration system.

Integrated seismic monitoring system and method

An integrated seismic system and method for monitoring seismic parameters of a subsurface structure is provided. The integrated seismic system includes a base station; a plurality of mobile satellite nodes, each of the plurality of mobile satellite nodes having sensor stations for collecting seismic data from the subsurface structure; and a fiber optic cable extending from the base station to the plurality of mobile satellite nodes and operatively linking the plurality of mobile satellite nodes and the sensor stations; the base station comprising: a light source for sending a light through the fiber optic cable, the light being distributed to the sensor stations and, in the sensor stations, experiencing a change or phase shift related to a physical property being measured; and a seismic acquisition unit for receiving seismic signals from the plurality of mobile satellite nodes via the fiber optic cable and generating seismic parameters therefrom..
Shell Oil Company

Flexible substrate fiber optic sensing mat for distributed acoustic sensing

A prefabricated mat-like structure having lengths of fiber mounted thereon or therein in a predetermined deployment pattern that provides a high spatial density of fiber to give increased spatial sensing resolution is described. The prefabricated mat-like structures may be very easily deployed by being placed against and/or wrapped around an object to be monitored, typically being fastened in place by clamps or the like.
Silixa Ltd.

Damped fiber optic accelerometers, sensors, and sensor assemblies, and methods of assembling the same

A fiber optic sensor is provided. The fiber optic sensor includes: a fixed portion configured to be secured to a body of interest; a moveable portion; a spring member positioned at least partially between the fixed portion and the moveable portion; an optical fiber wound in contact with the fixed portion and the moveable portion such that the optical fiber spans at least a portion of the spring; and an elastomeric material provided in contact with at least one of the fixed portion, the moveable portion, the spring member, the body of interest, and the optical fiber..
Avalon Sciences, Ltd

Fiber optic magneto-responsive sensor assembly

A sensor assembly for passive detections of downhole well features. Embodiments include a casing collar locator assembly that utilizes fiber optics in combination with a magneto-responsive sensor to detect casing collars and provide real-time location information in a well.
Schlumberger Technology Corporation

Video capture, processing, calibration, computational fiber artifact removal, and light-field pipeline

An image capture system includes a plurality of image sensors arranged in a pattern such that gaps exist between adjacent image sensors of the plurality of image sensors. Each of the image sensors may be configured to capture sensor image data.
Lytro, Inc.

Strain relief device for a fiber optic connector

A fiber optic connector is described herein. The fiber optic connector includes a ferrule for supporting at least one optical fiber of a fiber optic cable, a ferrule holder from which the ferrule extends, a housing in which the ferrule holder is received, and a strain relief device at least partially located within the housing.
Corning Optical Communications Llc

Image acquisition apparatus and image acquisition method

An image acquisition apparatus includes a fiber optic member including optical fibers, and transmitting an optical image from an input end face to an output end face, an imaging device including pixels, imaging the optical image from the output end face, and outputting an image, and an image processing device performing flat field correction of a fixed pattern noise for the image from the imaging device. The image processing device sets a first switching point of the correction on the basis of a noise peak point, performs the flat field correction in a case where output intensity from an object pixel of the image is lower than first switching intensity at the first switching point, and does not perform the correction in a case where the output intensity is higher than the first switching intensity..
Hamamatsu Photonics K.k.

Enhanced acoustic sensing system

A system and method for enhanced acoustic sensing of signals in a pipe using a fiber optic sensing cable that can be interrogated by distributed acoustic sensing (das) systems wherein a crescent shaped metallic device is used for attaching to the exterior of the pipe, the crescent shaped metallic device having the one or more fiber optic sensing cables embedded within an upper part of the crescent shaped device, and the crescent shaped metallic device may have one or more cavities or channels that may be empty or partially or completely filled with acoustic filters.. .
Halliburton Energy Services, Inc

Manufacturing enhanced acoustic sensing system

A method for making a crescent shaped metallic device for attaching to the exterior of the pipe to provide intimate contact for an enhanced acoustic sensing system using a fiber optic sensing cable that can be interrogated by distributed acoustic sensing (das) systems wherein the crescent shaped metallic device is used for attaching to the exterior of the pipe and the method of making includes the use of additive layer-wise manufacturing.. .
Halliburton Energy Services, Inc

Mini-fluidics cassette for colorimetric nutrient analysis and a using same

A mini-fluidics cassette, for detection of at least one analyte in a sample, comprising, at least one sample inlet port, at least one reagent inlet port, at least one outlet port, at least one channel extending between said at least one sample inlet port and said at least one outlet port, at least one insertion port for a fiber optic cable light source, at least one insertion port for a fiber optic cable spectrophotometer distant said at least one insertion port for a fiber optic cable light source, wherein said at least one insertion port for a fiber optic cable light source and said at least one insertion port for a fiber optic cable spectrophotometer forms part of the at least one channel, and is proximate said at least one outlet port and forms at least one reading cell/path length for light from said fiber optic cable light source to said fiber optic cable spectrophotometer port.. .
Narwhal Analytical Corporation (ontario Corporation Number 002408580)

Fiber bragg grating multi-point pressure sensing guidewire with birefringent component

A system and method are presented for detecting and measuring pressure within a region of a body lumen or vessel. The pressure sensing system includes a light source for transmitting light through a pathway of polarization maintaining fiber optic wire.
Lake Region Medical, Inc.

System and a subscriber-powered network element

A system for powering a network element of a fiber optic wide area network is disclosed. When communication data is transferred between a central office (co) and a subscriber terminal using a network element to convert optical to electrical (o-e) and electrical to optical (e-o) signals between a fiber from the central office and twisted wire pair, coaxial cable or ethernet cable transmission lines from the subscriber terminal, techniques related to local powering of a network element or drop site by the subscriber terminal or subscriber premise remote powering device are provided.

Optical fiber distribution system

A cable mount for fixing a strength member of a fiber optic cable to a fixture includes a front end, a rear end, and a longitudinal channel therebetween, the channel defined by upper and lower transverse walls and a vertical divider wall. The channel receives a portion of the cable.
Adc Czech Republic S.r.o.

Fiber optic enclosure with external cable spool

A fiber optic telecommunications device includes an enclosure defining an interior. A first fiber optic adapter is provided at the enclosure.
Commscope Technologies Llc

Slidable fiber optic connection module with cable slack management

A fiber optic telecommunications device includes a frame and a fiber optic module. The fiber optic module includes a main housing portion defining fiber optic connection locations for connecting cables to be routed through the frame and a cable management portion for guiding cables between the main housing portion and the frame.
Commscope Technologies Llc

Slidable fiber optic connection module with cable slack management

A fiber optic telecommunications device includes a frame and a fiber optic module including a rack mount portion, a center portion, and a main housing portion. The rack mount portion is stationarily coupled to the frame, the center portion is slidably coupled to the rack mount portion along a sliding direction, and the main housing portion is slidably coupled to the center portion along the sliding direction.
Commscope Technologies Llc

Fiber optic closure

A fiber optic communications arrangement includes a closure with an interior volume; the closure including at least one cable through-port in communication with the interior volume; and an expansion component attached to an exterior portion of the closure and having an interior region in communication with the closure interior volume. The expansion component includes ruggedized fiber optic adapters mounted thereto.
Commscope Technologies Llc

Fiber optic cassette, system, and method

A fiber optic cassette including a body defining a front and an opposite rear and an enclosed interior. A cable entry location is defined in the body for a cable to enter the interior of the cassette.
Commscope Technologies Llc

Fiber optic module and system including rear connectors

A telecommunications assembly including a housing and a plurality of modules mounted within the housing. The modules includes a rear face in which is mounted at least one fiber optic connector.
Commscope Technologies Llc

Wall box adapted to be mounted at a mid-span access location of a telecommunications cable

A wall box includes an enclosure having a base and a cover connected to the base. The base and the cover enclose an interior region.
Commscope Technologies Llc

Dust caps having coding system for facilitating installing a fiber optic network

The present disclosure relates to a fiber optic network including first and second optical components desired to be optically coupled together, and third and fourth optical components desired to be couple together. The first and second optical components include first and second de-mateable connection locations having dust caps with first coordinated indicia.
Commscope Technologies Llc

Optical fiber connector assembly

Optical fiber connector assembly for a fiber optic cable includes an optical fiber having an end portion terminated with a ferrule. The optical fiber connector assembly includes: a sleeve configured to at least partially house the end portion of the optical fiber terminated with the ferrule; a connector including a body extending lengthwise and having an internal passageway for the sleeve, the body having a distal portion, configured to house the sleeve and to mate with a corresponding receptacle, and a proximal portion configured to be coupled to an end portion of the fiber optic cable, the proximal portion having on its lateral surface at least one aperture; and a crimping element adapted to couple the proximal portion of the body to the end portion of the fiber optic cable at the at least one aperture.
Prysmian S.p.a.

Strain relief boot and fiber optic cable assembly including the same

A strain relief boot and a fiber optic cable assembly are described. The strain relief boot has a first conduit made of at least a first material.
Corning Optical Communications Llc

Connector for multiple core optical fiber

A fiber optic plug, suitable for multi-core fiber (mcf), is structured to hold satellite cores of the mcf in a precise angular positions so as to attain suitable alignment with satellite cores of a mating connector. The plug includes features to permit a ferrule holding the mcf to move longitudinally relative to the connector's housing, so that a spring may control a mating force to an abutting ferrule of a mating connector.
Commscope, Inc. Of North Carolina

Fiber optic adapter assembly

A fiber optic adapter assembly is provided with a floating adapter module. The adapter assembly includes a housing, an adapter module, and a single biasing member disposed in the housing and concentrically aligned with the adapter module.
Commscope Connectivity Belgium Bvba

Temperature measurement of fiber optics by means of thermal induced fluorescence

A method for temperature measurement includes measuring intensities of two adjacent wavelengths emitted from a heated optical fiber and calculating the thermal population distribution between associated energy levels.. .
Soreq Nuclear Research Center

Fiber optic manufacturing in space

Aspects of the embodiments are directed to systems and methods for forming an optical fiber in a low gravity environment, and an optical fiber formed in a low gravity environment. The system can include a preform holder configured to secure a preform; a heating element secured to a heating element stage and residing adjacent the preform holder; a heating element stage motor configured to move the heating element stage; a tension sensor; a spool; a spool tension motor coupled to the spool and configured to rotate the spool; and a control system communicably coupled to the heating element stage motor and the spool tension motor and configured to control the movement of the heating element stage based on a rotational speed of the spool.
Foms Inc.

Endo-optic illuminator

An endo-optic illuminator has a compartment, a divider within the compartment, and a fiber optic cable in optical communication with the divider and with the light source of a microscope. The fiber optic cable transmits the light through its length.

Fiber optic connector with dual multi-fiber ferrules, and cable assemblies and systems including the same

A fiber optic connector includes first and second ferrules arranged next to each other. The first and second ferrules each have a plurality of bores configured to support respective optical fibers.
Alliance Fiber Optic Products, Inc

Electronic sensor apparatus, methods, and systems

A down-hole apparatus comprises a unitary seamless section defining a chamber, a clamping section to engage a fiber optic cable, actuator electronics enclosed in the chamber, and an actuator to acoustically couple the actuator electronics to the fiber optic cable. The apparatus can include a temperature sensor, a microphone, or a geophone, enclosed by the chamber.
Halliburton Energy Services, Inc.

Fibet optic pulsed polarimetry

This disclosure is directed to fiber optic pulsed polarimeters based on either streak camera or photodiode detection using a backscatter tailored optical fiber and the polarization optical time domain reflectometry technique for conducting remote diagnostic measurements of inducing fields along the fiber. The backscatter tailored optical fiber comprises a single mode fiber with an array of fiber bragg gratings written to produce a predetermined distribution of backscatter signal in intensity and spectral content in response to a pulse propagating along the array.

Smart subsea pipeline

Pipeline segments can contain cables, such as communication cables (e.g., fiber optic cables) within insulation material surrounding the pipeline segments. Cables can be embedded within the insulation material, run through conduits embedded within the insulation material, placed in channels formed in the insulation material, or otherwise.
Halliburton Energy Services, Inc.

Phototherapy sleep mask

A phototherapy mask adapted to fit over the eye area of the user. The mask comprises a plurality of semiconductor light sources such as, but not limited to, light-emitting diodes (leds) or laser diodes, fiber optics, full spectrum light sources, rgb leds, piezo transducers, vibrational transducers (ultrasonic or otherwise), or a combination thereof, that provide therapeutic and rejuvenating effects to human tissue.

Multi-modal fiber optic probe and spectroscopy system

A fiber-optic probe for multi-modal characterization of a tissue. The fiber optic probe may comprise a first group of fibers associated with a first modality of light.
Board Of Regents, The University Of Texas System

Dynamically-distributable multiple-output pump for fiber optic amplifier

A multiple-output laser component is described with a plurality of diode lasers in a common package, each of the diode lasers having distinct electrical control and optically coupled to a distinct output fiber, the component configured such that up to a maximum total output power can be selectively and dynamically partitioned among said diode lasers. The dynamic allocation can be based on demand for laser power in a fiber optic coupled to each diode laser.
Neophotonics Corporation

High-power low-resistance electromechanical cable

A high-power low-resistance electromechanical cable constructed of a conductor core comprising a plurality of conductors surrounded by an outer insulating jacket. Each conductor has a center conductor element surrounded by a plurality of copper wires, wherein the plurality of copper wires is compacted to have a non-circular cross-section.
Wireco Worldgroup Inc.

Connecting mid-board optical modules

A system for connecting a fiber optic cable to a laminate has a clip which attaches to a cover on the circuit board. The clip supports ferrules which are connected to a photonic device on the board.
International Business Machines Corporation

Optical fiber connector assembly

Optical fiber connector assembly for a fiber optic cable includes an optical fiber having an end portion terminated with a ferrule and rod members. The optical fiber connector assembly includes: a ferrule holder configured to hold the end portion of the optical fiber, the ferrule and the rod members; a connector having an internal passageway for housing the ferrule holder; a locking member extending lengthwise and having an internal passageway for the end portion of the fiber optic cable.
Prysmian S.p.a.

Fiber optic hybrid adapter and connector assemblies

fiber optic connection assemblies that may include hybrid adapters and connector assemblies are generally described. The hybrid adapter may be configured to connect a first connector type and a second connector type, the first connector type being different from the second connector type.
Senko Advanced Components, Inc.

Fiber optic sensing for variable area fan nozzles

A control system for a variable area fan nozzle (vafn) having a plurality of petals is disclosed. The control system may include at least one fiber optic shape sensor extending along at least one of the plurality of petals, and a light source operatively connected to the at least one fiber optic shape sensor.
The Boeing Company

Method and rapid sterilization of a room

Methods and systems for sterilizing a room are disclosed, including using a laser positioned within a housing to generate a pulsed laser beam; and intercepting the pulsed laser beam with a scattering optical element to substantially isotropically scatter the radiation of the pulsed laser beam outside the housing to sterilize the room. The scattering optical element comprises a hollow fused silica bulb filled with solid fused silica spheres or a fiber optic bundle and in some embodiments the scattering optical element is rotated.

Orthogonally redundant sensor systems and methods

A continuous glucose monitoring system may include a hand-held monitor, a transmitter, an insulin pump, and an orthogonally redundant glucose sensor, which may comprise an optical glucose sensor and a non-optical glucose sensor. The former may be a fiber optical sensor, including a competitive glucose binding affinity assay with a glucose analog and a fluorophore-labeled glucose receptor, which is interrogated by an optical interrogating system, e.g., a stacked planar integrated optical system.
Medtronic Minimed, Inc.

Vital signs fiber optic sensor systems and methods

An intensity-based, micro-bending optical fiber sensor is disclosed herein, which is configured to acquire clean, stable, and reliable vital sign signals. Related systems and methods for vital sign monitoring are also provided herein.
Shenzhen Darma Technology Co., Ltd.

Vital signs fiber optic sensor systems and methods

An intensity-based, micro-bending optical fiber sensor is disclosed herein, which is configured to acquire clean, stable, and reliable vital sign signals. Related systems and methods for vital sign monitoring are also provided herein.
Shenzhen Darma Technology Co., Ltd.

Double fiber optic mode adapter

An exemplary embodiment of the disclosure provides a double fiber optic mode adapter including: a fiber core having a variable core diameter; a fiber cladding having a variable cladding size; a first input interface corresponding to a first core diameter and a first cladding size; a second input interface corresponding to a second core diameter and a second cladding size; a thermally-tapered region wherein the variable core diameter of the fiber core transitions from the first core diameter to the second core diameter and the variable cladding size of the fiber cladding transitions from the first cladding size to a third cladding size; and an etched tapered region wherein the variable core diameter of the fiber core is constant and the variable cladding size of the fiber cladding transitions from the third cladding size to the second cladding size. .
Optical Engines, Inc.

Mini-automation controller

Systems and methods for controlling lab equipment such as transmitters are provided that includes a mini automation controller (mac). The system provides a control system, user interface, and interfaces, including network interfaces usable for interfacing equipment, mac, and user interfaces over a network, which provide a variety of functions including automation and monitoring of transmission sequences and receiver events.
The United States Of America As Represented By The Secretary Of The Navy

Fiber indexing systems

The present disclosure relates to systems and method for deploying a fiber optic network. Distribution devices are used to index fibers within the system to ensure that live fibers are provided at output locations throughout the system.
Commscope Technologies Llc

Reduced-profile data transmission element connectors, adapters, and connection assemblies thereof

Reduced-profile connection components are described. The reduced-profile connection components are configured to connect various data transmission elements, including cables, network devices, and computing devices.
Senko Advanced Components, Inc.

Connector housing for securing an optical cable and methods of use and manufacture thereof

Various connector housings for securing an optical cable, as well as methods of use and manufacture thereof are disclosed. A single-piece unitary connector housing body may include a first opening formed in a first end of the housing body, a second opening formed in a second end of the housing body, a bore through the housing body extending from the first opening to the second opening, and a back post surrounding the second opening.
Senko Advanced Components, Inc.

Fiber optic connector and fiber optic cable assembly with fiber optic cable anchored to boot of fiber optic connector

A fiber optic connector and cable assembly is disclosed. The assembly includes a fiber optic connector and a fiber optic cable.
Te Connectivity Nederland B.v.

Optical fiber connector and assembling the same on site

The present disclosure provides an optical fiber connector, comprising an integrated ferrule assembly and an integrated outer housing assembly, the ferrule assembly being adapted to be fitted into the housing assembly. The ferrule assembly at least comprises an inner housing, a spring, a multi-hole ferrule, a multi-fiber optical cable, a sleeve and a thermal shrinkable tube.
Adc Telecommunications (shanghai) Distribution Co., Ltd.

Simplified fiber optic connectors having lenses and making the same

Disclosed are optical connectors having lenses along with methods for making the same. In one embodiment, the optical connector includes a fiber body having a front portion with a plurality of fiber guides, and a connector body having a plurality of connector body fiber guides that lead to a plurality of lenses at a front portion of the connector body.
Corning Optical Communications Llc

Fiber optic terminus adapter

A fiber optic adapter including a housing, a deflectable member and a locking member. The housing has a longitudinal passage extending between a first opening at a first end of the housing and a second opening at a second end of the housing, and the housing is sized to fit within a fiber optic receptacle.
Cotsworks, Llc

A borehole sensing seismic fiber optic tool

A borehole seismic sensing fiber optic tool comprises a fiber optic cable to be lowered in a borehole and at least one resonator array disposed on the fiber optic cable. Each array comprises at least one active element having resonance self-frequency in a range of frequencies of seismic waves to be measured..
Schlumberger Technology Corporation

Implementation of the focal plane 2d apd array for hyperion lidar system

Aspects of the disclosure are related to a lidar device, comprising: a vibrating fiber optic cantilever system on a transmit (tx) path; and a two-dimensional (2d) light sensor array on a receive (rx) path.. .
Qualcomm Incorporated



Fiber Optic topics:
  • Fiber Optic
  • Fiber Optic Cable
  • Optical Fiber
  • Rack Mount
  • Cable Slack
  • Telecommunication
  • Communications
  • Telecommunications
  • Strain Relief
  • Transmitter
  • Downstream
  • Transceiver
  • Multimode Fiber
  • Calibration
  • Elastomeric Material


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