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 Cable guide for fiber optic cables patent thumbnailCable 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 patent thumbnailHardened 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 patent thumbnailDuplex 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 patent thumbnailFiber 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 patent thumbnailPolarity 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 patent thumbnailManaged 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 patent thumbnailDiode 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 patent thumbnailFiber 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 patent thumbnailCable 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 patent thumbnailOptical 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

Optical fibre interferometric system

Disclosed is an optical fiber interferometric system including a light source (1), a fiber optic coil (8), a coil splitter (3), a photodetector (2), and a polarization filtering unit. According to an embodiment, the polarization filtering unit includes a first waveguide polarizer (51), at least one second thin-plate polarizer (52) and an optical waveguide section (12), the at least one second polarizer (52) being disposed in the rayleigh zone between a first waveguide end (21) of the first polarizer (51) and a second waveguide end (22) of the optical waveguide section (12)..
Ixblue

Fiber optic coiled tubing telemetry assembly

A system for use in carrying out downhole coiled tubing applications with two-way telemetry over a single fiber optic thread. The system includes uphole and downhole assemblies each having unique couplers.
Schlumberger Technology Corporation

Triaxial fiber optic force sensing catheter

A fiber optic force sensing assembly for detecting forces imparted at a distal end of a catheter assembly. The structural member may include segments adjacent each other in a serial arrangement, with gaps located between adjacent segments that are bridged by flexures.
St. Jude Medical International Holding S.à R.l.

Laser shaving

A device configured to cut hair using laser light includes a handle portion and a shaving portion. The handle portion includes a battery and a laser light source.

Laser shaving

A device configured to cut hair using laser light includes a handle portion and a shaving portion. The handle portion includes a battery and a laser light source.

A smartphone endoscope system

A smartphone endoscope system includes a smartphone with first and second imaging sensors, and an imaging optics attachment. The imaging optics attachment includes a first and second imaging apparatus, the first imaging apparatus including a first light source, a beam splitter, an objective lens, and a fiber optic imaging bundle, wherein the fiber optic imaging bundle delivers excitation light to a target which emits a fluorescence emission and a reflectance emission both collected by the fiber optic imaging bundle and transmitted to the first imaging sensor.

Optical transceiver device

An optical transceiver device includes a baseplate including a set position for mounting an optical element, an alignment plate including a mounting unit, a first and a second reference hole. The device includes an optical-fiber fixing block configured to fixedly mount at least one of a lens unit and an optical fiber optically linked with the optical element and to include a first and a second post, and a housing for enclosing the optical-fiber fixing block and alignment plate.
Optomind Inc.

Narrow width adapters and connectors with spring loaded remote release

Narrow width fiber optic connectors having spring loaded remote release mechanisms to facilitate access and usage of the connectors in high density arrays. A narrow width fiber optic connector comprises a multi-fiber connector, wherein a width of said narrow width fiber optic connector is less than about 12.4mm, a housing configured to hold the multi-fiber connector and further comprising a connector recess, and a pull tab having a ramp area configured to disengage a latch of one of an adapter and an sfp from said connector recess.
Senko Advanced Components, Inc.

Fiber optic connector with small profile, and cable assemblies, systems, and methods including the same

A fiber optic connector includes at least one ferrule configured to support at least one optical fiber, an inner connector body having a front end from which the at least one ferrule extends, a latch arm extending outwardly from the inner connector body, and a handle. The handle has a housing portion in which the inner connector body is at least partially received and a grip portion extending rearwardly from the housing portion.
Alliance Fiber Optic Products, Inc.

Fiber optic connector assemblies with adjustable polarity

Connector assemblies having an adjustable polarity are described. For example, at least two ferrules may be arranged in a housing of the connector assembly within independent frame plugs in a certain polarity.
Senko Advanced Components, Inc.

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.

Side-facet coupler having external mounting surface molded to facilitate alignment of optical connections

A molded waveguide side-facet coupler to facilitate an optical connection between optical side-facets and a fiber optic connector is disclosed. Instead of molding the side-facet coupler with the external mounting surface disposed on an external surface of the mold, the mold for the side-facet coupler is provided such that the mounting surface of the side-facet coupler is provided as a molded internal recess surface.
Corning Optical Communications Llc

Micrometeoroid and orbital debris impact detection and location using fiber optic strain sensing

Various embodiments may provide a strain-sensing apparatus configured to be attached to a micrometeoroid and orbital debris (mmod) shielding layer and data collection equipment in communication with the strain-sensing apparatus configured to detect an occurrence, a time, a location, and/or a severity of a mmod strike on the mmod shielding layer. The various embodiments may enable detection and/or location of potentially harmful mmod strikes on both human occupied and unmanned spacecraft..
Usa As Represented By The Administrator Of The National Aeronautics And Space Administration

Imaging competent, bi-directionally articulable endotracheal tubes

A bi-directionally articulable endotracheal tube includes an articulator with a lever, pivoted on a bite block that, via two attached diametrical wires threaded through the tube wall, controls an articulee with two asymmetric notches sequestrated by three nested, specialized cuffs. A connector having an oval cross-section can effectively house and stopper a video stylet whose flexible tip is nimbly responsive to the articulator.
Farbes Medical, Llc

Systems and methods for spectroscopy of biological tissue

The system and method of the present invention relates to using spectroscopy, for example, raman spectroscopic methods for diagnosis of tissue conditions such as vascular disease or cancer. In accordance with a preferred embodiment of the present invention, a system for measuring tissue includes a fiber optic probe having a proximal end, a distal end, and a diameter of 2 mm or less.
Massachusetts Institute Of Technology

Fiber optic enclosure with internal cable spool

A fiber optic enclosure assembly includes a housing having an interior region and a bearing mount disposed in the interior region of the housing. A cable spool is connectedly engaged with the bearing mount such that the cable spool selectively rotates within the housing.
Commscope Technologies Llc

Connecting mid-board optical modules

A clip connects two ferrules together, without a housing, to form a fiber optic connection. The clip has proximal and distal ends which define, and the clip has arms extending along the longitudinal axis to hold a cable-side ferrule in connection with fixed ferrule connected to a photonic module or die.
International Business Machines Corporation

Field-installable fiber optic connectors and related cable assemblies

Field-installable mechanical splice connectors for making optical and/or electrical connections in the field are disclosed. One embodiment is a hybrid mechanical splice connector having an electrical portion and an optical portion that includes at least one electrical contact, a shell, and at least one body for receiving at least one field optical fiber and securing the electrical contact.
Corning Optical Communications Llc

Multimode optical fiber and methods of manufacturing thereof

The present invention generally relates to the field of fiber optics, and more particularly, to apparatuses, systems, and methods directed towards improving effective modal bandwidth within a fiber optic communication environment. In an embodiment, a multimode optical fiber in accordance with the present invention comprises a core and cladding material system where the refractive indices of the core and cladding are selected to modify the shape of the profile dispersion parameter, y, as a function of wavelength in such a way that the alpha parameter (a-parameter), which defines the refractive index profile, produces negative relative group delays over a broad range of wavelengths.
Panduit Corp.

High speed distributed temperature sensing with auto correction

A system and method for a higher speed auto-correcting temperature measurement in a system using a fiber optic distributed sensor.. .
Halliburton Energy Services, Inc.

Fiber optic hydrophone sensors and uses thereof

A sensing method is based on using a special fiberoptic probe for detection of acoustic/ultrasound pressure in an immersion medium. The developed system is highly sensitive in detecting ultrasound waves up to 100 mhz, for imaging of micro structures and more.
Drexel University

Fiber optic gyroscope with integrated waveguide couplers and opto-electronic devices

This invention describes a gyroscope using a fiber coil which is coupled using integrated on-chip 3×3 and 2×2 couplers in coplanar as well as non-coplanar (ncp) configuration along with photodetectors, light sources, and processing electronics using si, soi, and ingaas-on-si, and other substrates. In one embodiment, a high sensitivity gyroscope using a combination of 2×2 and 3×3 waveguide couplers is described.

Systems for optical imaging of biological tissues

A fiber-based polarization sensitive optical coherence tomography (ps-oct) system uses a new polarization diversity detection (pdd) scheme and requires no active polarization modulating components. Retardation of the sample can be determined from amplitudes of arbitrarily-oriented x- and y-components of the reflected light.
British Columbia Cancer Agency Branch

Fiber optic solutions for migration between duplex and parallel multi-fiber solutions allowing for full fiber utilization

fiber optic equipment that supports 8-fiber mpo configurations that enable migration between duplex transmission and 8-fiber parallel transmission is disclosed. The fiber optic equipment comprises a fiber optic module having a front end, a rear end, and opposing sides, wherein the front end, the rear end, and the opposing sides defining an area therewithin.
Corning Optical Communications Llc

Fiber optic connector and cable assembly having a fiber locking mechanism

The present disclosure relates to a fiber optic connector and cable assembly. The fiber optic connector and cable assembly includes a fiber optic connector, a fiber optic cable, and an anchoring mechanism.
Commscope Technologies Llc

Small form factor flame resistant low smoke halogen free fiber optic cable

A fiber optic cable which comprises at least one subassembly. Each subassembly comprises 1 to 12 optical fibers, a plurality of yarn strength members free halogens, and a first jacket free of any halogens and having a thickness of between about 0.254 to about 0.305 mm.
Hitachi Cable America, Inc.

Connecting mid-board optical modules

A clip connects two ferrules together, without a housing, to form a fiber optic connection. The clip has proximal and distal ends which define, and the clip has arms extending along the longitudinal axis to hold a cable-side ferrule in connection with fixed ferrule connected to a photonic module or die.
Us Conec Ltd.

Ferrule for multi-fiber optical connector

A ferrule includes a body extending in a longitudinal direction between a front end and a back end of the ferrule. The front end defines a first end face and a pedestal extending from the first end face in the longitudinal direction.
Corning Optical Communications Llc

Expanded beam connector concepts

A terminus for a fiber optic cable includes a ferrule. In one embodiment, an optical fiber of the cable passes through a central bore of the ferrule and is attached to a lens seated in a conical or cylindrical seat formed in an end surface of the ferrule by an epoxy.
Commscope, Inc. Of North Carolina

Photonic integration platform

A soi device may include a waveguide adapter that couples light between an external light source—e.g., a fiber optic cable or laser—and a silicon waveguide on the silicon surface layer of the soi device. In one embodiment, the waveguide adapter is embedded into the insulator layer.
Cisco Technology, Inc.

Distributed fiber optic monitoring of vibration to generate a noise log to determine characteristics of fluid flow

Distributed fiber optic monitoring of vibration within a region of interest includes acquiring distributed vibration data from optical backscatter generated in response to an interrogating pulse of optical energy launched into an optical fiber deployed in a region of interest having a fluid flow, and generating a noise log from the distributed vibration data that includes a plurality of traces representing vibration energy above or below selected frequencies at a plurality of locations in the region of interest. Characteristics of the fluid flow in the region of interest are then determined based on the noise log..
Schlumberger Technology Corporation

Fiber optics to monitor pipeline cathodic protection systems

A system implementing fiber optics to monitor pipeline cathodic protection systems includes a cathodic protection system coupled to a hydrocarbon pipeline and a fiber optic system connected to the cathodic protection system. The cathodic protection system passes a current through the hydrocarbon pipeline to control corrosion of the hydrocarbon pipeline.
Saudi Arabian Oil Company

Flash vaporization surgical systems

A laser can produce pulses of light energy to eject a volume of the tissue, and the energy can be delivered to a treatment site through a waveguide, such as a fiber optic waveguide. The incident laser energy can be absorbed within a volume of the target tissue with a tissue penetration depth and pulse direction such that the propagation of the energy from the tissue volume is inhibited and such that the target tissue within the volume reaches the spinodal threshold of decomposition and ejects the volume, for example without substantial damage to tissue adjacent the ejected volume..
Precise Light Surgical, Inc.

Fiber optic laser surgical instrument having a radial dispersion pattern

A fiber optic probe that eliminates extreme tip temperatures by radiating laser energy in a radial, 360° pattern from the surface of an exposed fiber optic tip is disclosed. In an embodiment, a fiber optic core is configured to operatively engage with a source of laser energy at a proximal end of the fiber optic tip, and, at a distal end of the fiber optic tip, includes a plurality of refracting surfaces configured to disperse laser energy in a radial pattern.
Covidien Lp

Fiber optic communications and power network

A fiber optic-based communications network includes: a power insertion device, connected to multiple fiber links from a data source, configured to provide power insertion to a hybrid fiber/power cable connected to at least one fiber link of the multiple fiber links; the hybrid fiber/power cable, connecting the power insertion device to a connection interface device, configured to transmit data and power from the power insertion device to the connection interface device; and the connection interface device, configured to provide an interface for connection to an end device via a power over ethernet (poe)-compatible connection and to provide optical to electrical media conversion for data transmitted from the power insertion device to an end device via the hybrid fiber/power cable and the poe-compatible connection.. .
Radius Universal Llc

Fiber optic communications and power network

A fiber optic-based communications network includes: a power insertion device, connected to multiple fiber links from a data source, configured to provide power insertion to a hybrid fiber/power cable connected to at least one fiber link of the multiple fiber links; the hybrid fiber/power cable, connecting the power insertion device to a connection interface device, configured to transmit data and power from the power insertion device to the connection interface device; and the connection interface device, configured to provide an interface for connection to an end device via a power over ethernet (poe)-compatible connection and to provide optical to electrical media conversion for data transmitted from the power insertion device to an end device via the hybrid fiber/power cable and the poe-compatible connection.. .
Radius Universal Llc

Fiber optic splitter module

A telecommunications assembly includes a chassis and a plurality of fiber optic splitter modules mounted within the chassis. Each splitter module includes at least one fiber optic connector.
Commscope Technologies Llc

Ferrule for multi-fiber optical connector

A ferrule for a multi-fiber optical connector includes a body extending in a longitudinal direction between a front end and a back end. The front end of the body defines a first end face and at least one additional endface offset from the first end face in the longitudinal direction.
Corning Optical Communications Llc

Fiber optic connection system

The present disclosure relates to a fiber optic connection system (810) that uses a slide clip to provide robust retention of a fiber optic connector (820) within a mating fiber optic adapter (836). In certain examples, the fiber optic connector may be a hybrid connector that provides both electrical and optical connectivity..
Tyco Electronics Raychem Bvba

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

Apparatus, method, and system for detecting acceleration and motor monitoring

Described is a system which includes: a cable including: a first fiber optic interconnect to provide an input light; and a second fiber optic interconnect to provide an output light; and a first housing coupled to the cable, the first housing including: a first deflection circuit to deflect the input light received from the first fiber optic interconnect in response to a vibration or movement of the first housing; and a second housing coupled to the cable, the second housing including: a light source to generate the input light for transmission to the first deflection circuit via the first fiber optic interconnect; and a photo detector to receive the output light from the first deflection circuit via the second fiber optic interconnect.. .
Intel Corporation

Methods for detecting target analytes and enzymatic reactions

A microsphere-based analytic chemistry system and method for making the same is disclosed in which microspheres or particles carrying bioactive agents may be combined randomly or in ordered fashion and dispersed on a substrate to form an array while maintaining the ability to identify the location of bioactive agents and particles within the array using an optically interrogatable, optical signature encoding scheme. A wide variety of modified substrates may be employed which provide either discrete or non-discrete sites for accommodating the microspheres in either random or patterned distributions.
Trustees Of Tufts College

Target analyte sensors utilizing microspheres

A microsphere-based analytic chemistry system and method for making the same is disclosed in which microspheres or particles carrying bioactive agents may be combined randomly or in ordered fashion and dispersed on a substrate to form an array while maintaining the ability to identify the location of bioactive agents and particles within the array using an optically interrogatable, optical signature encoding scheme. A wide variety of modified substrates may be employed which provide either discrete or non-discrete sites for accommodating the microspheres in either random or patterned distributions.
Trustees Of Tufts College

Distributed sensing systems nad methods with i/q data balancing based on ellipse fitting

A system includes an optical fiber and an interrogator to provide source light to the optical fiber. The system also includes a receiver coupled to the optical fiber.
Halliburton Energy Services, Inc.

Micro-structured fiber optic cable for downhole sensing

In accordance with embodiments of the present disclosure, systems and methods for sensing and communicating sensed downhole parameters using a hybrid micro-structured fiber optic cable are provided. The micro-structured fiber optic cable may be used to communicate and/or amplify sensor signals indicative of the sensed downhole parameters.
Halliburton Energy Services, Inc.

Membrane-free fiber bragg grating pressure sensing guidewire

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 fiber optic wire.
Lake Region Medical, Inc.

Fiber optic ferrule and a guide pin clamp with field changeable guide pins

A fiber optic ferrule and a guide pin clamp allows for changing guide pins in the field. The guide pin clamp has a forward clamp portion, a rearward clamp portion configured to engage the biasing spring and a guide pin retaining plate.
Us Conec, Ltd

Field changeable fiber optic connector polarity keying with color coding

A fiber optic connector along with a tool allows for the changing of the polarity of the fiber optic connector. Keys are installed in both the top and the bottom of the fiber optic connector, one in a first position and the other in a second position.
Us Conec, Ltd

Multichannel fiber optic rotary joint (forj) having an achromatic metasurface

A multichannel fiber optic rotary joint (forj) has a dove prism as a derotating optical element, wherein the dove prism has a multiwavelength achromatic metasurface coating on the input and output face. Such a multichannel forj has the advantage that its transmission properties include consistently low attenuation over a rotation angle and a high-return loss over a broad wavelength range, e.g.
Schleifring Und Apparatebau Gmbh

Diverging light from fiber optics illumination delivery system

An illumination fiber optics is provided that includes an optical fiber, configured to receive illumination light at a proximal end from a light source; and a light-scattering element, at a distal end of the optical fiber, configured to receive the illumination light from the optical fiber at a proximal end and to emit the illumination light at a distal end in a wide angle. The illumination fiber optics can be prepared by providing an optical fiber, configured to receive illumination light at a proximal end from a light source; and creating a light-scattering element at a distal end of the optical fiber, configured to receive the illumination light from the optical fiber at a proximal end and to emit the illumination light at a distal end in a wide angle..
Novartis Ag

Multi-fiber optical connector assembly that includes an optical connector and a connector housing

A connector assembly is provided for coupling optical fibers to a spectrometer. The connector assembly includes a plate having a slit defined therein and a ferrule that secures end portions of the optical fibers therein.
Captain Jrt Llc

Systems and methods for liquid level detection

A liquid level detection system for determining a liquid level includes a level sensor configured to be at least partially disposed in a liquid storage vessel and exposed to liquid. A first optoelectronic interface is operatively connected to the level sensor for providing power thereto.
Simmonds Precision Products, Inc.

Medical and veterinary applications of light to antimicrobial and antineoplastic chemicals

A device having medical and veterinary applications of light to antimicrobial and antineoplastic chemicals includes a solution retainer adapted to retain a therapeutic solution against a user, the therapeutic solution including an antimicrobial chemical, an antineoplastic chemical, or both; a fiber optic cable; a light termination on the fiber optic cable that provides light from the fiber optic cable to the therapeutic solution in the solution retainer; and a light source that provides a. Light of a predetermined wavelength to the fiber optic cable; wherein the light provides a synergistic effect in the therapeutic solution that inhibits microbial or neoplastic growth..
Dabney Patents, L.l.c.

Method of making diverging-light fiber optics illumination delivery system

A process of making a diverging-light fiber optics illumination delivery system includes providing a micro-post comprising a glass-ceramic light-scattering element that includes at least one of a ceramic, a glass ceramic, an immiscible glass, a porous glass, opal glass, amorphous glass, an aerated glass, and a nanostructured glass; and fusion-splicing the glass-ceramic micro-post to the optical fiber by pulling an arc between electrodes across a gap formed by the optical fiber and the glass-ceramic micro-post; maintaining the arc for a time sufficiently long to make facing surfaces of the optical fiber and the micro-post one of malleable and molten; and pushing and thereby fusing together the facing surfaces of the optical fiber and the micro-post. Some embodiments can include fusing the glass-ceramic micro-post to the optical fiber by applying a laser beam to heat up at least one of the facing surfaces of the optical fiber and the glass-ceramic micro-post..
Novartis Ag

Vehicle communication system having self-configuring optical interfaces

A vehicle communication system may include a first vehicle node, a second vehicle node, and a fiber optic node connection. The first vehicle node includes an electronic processing unit coupled to a first communication circuit that includes a plurality of self-configuring optical cells.
Gm Global Technology Operations Llc

Fiber optic connector

A connector includes a ferrule assembly having a ferrule, a hub and a spring, the ferrule having a distal face accessible at a distal end of the connector housing, the ferrule being movable in a proximal direction relative to the connector housing. The distal and proximal positions are separated by an axial displacement distance.
Commscope Technologies Llc

Waveguide structures

The disclosure relates to semiconductor structures and, more particularly, to waveguide structures used in phonotics chip packaging and methods of manufacture. The structure includes: a first die comprising photonics functions including a waveguide structure; a second die bonded to the first die and comprising cmos logic functions; and an optical fiber optically coupled to the waveguide structure and positioned within a cavity formed in the second die..
Globalfoundries Inc.



Fiber Optic topics:
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  • 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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