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new patent Method and logging transient events of an optical fiber span within a fiber optic system
A method and apparatus for logging transient events of an optical fiber span within a fiber optic system, the method comprising the steps of sampling measured values of at least one signal parameter of an optical signal transported through said optical fiber span, ofs; processing the sampled measurement values to detect an occurrence of a transient event during transport of the optical signal through said optical fiber span, ofs; and providing each detected transient event with a time stamp for correlation with other monitored events within said fiber optic system.. .
Adva Optical Networking Se


new patent 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


new patent Current-controlled cmos logic family
Various circuit techniques for implementing ultra high speed circuits use current-controlled cmos (c3mos) logic fabricated in conventional cmos process technology. An entire family of logic elements including inverter/buffers, level shifters, nand, nor, xor gates, latches, flip-flops and the like are implemented using c3mos techniques.
Avago Technologies General Ip (singapore) Pte. Ltd .


new patent Flexible cable interface device
A device for securing fiber optic cables to telecommunications equipment. The device includes a cable receiver for receiving fiber optic cables, a mounting base for mounting to telecommunications equipment, and a neck extending between the cable receiver and the mounting base.
Commscope Asia Holdings B.v.


new patent Device and sealing multiport splitters
A sealed multiport splitter device and method are disclosed. The fiber optic multiport comprises housing with an interior defining a first chamber and an adjacent second chamber.
Corning Optical Communications Llc


new patent Connectors for composite fiber optic/coaxial cables and related connectorized cables and methods
A connector for a composite communications cable includes a connector body, a contact post mounted within the connector body, a compression sleeve that is received within a rear end of the connector body and an optical fiber passage at a front end of the connector.. .
Commscope, Inc. Of North Carolina


new patent Fiber optic system for measuring a multiphase flow
The present invention provides a system for measuring a multiphase flow. Fibre optic probes are arranged around a pipe (109) where a multiphase flow passes through for obtaining information about the flow.
Petroliam Nasional Berhad


new patent Seismic investigations using seismic sensor
Systems capable of seismically investigating the earth can include seismic sources and a disposable seismic sensor such as a fiber optic seismic sensor included within a drill string. The fiber optic seismic sensor can include a plurality of fiber bragg gratings.
Schlumberger Technology Corporation


new patent All-fiber phase-modulated fiber optic sensor and phased array
A fiber optical sensor and methods for sensing a physical quantity such as rotation using the same. The sensor has an optical fiber supporting propagation of light that is configured as an interferometer.
The Charles Stark Draper Laboratory, Inc.


new patent Lighted soft top for a sport utility vehicle or utility task vehicle
A soft top assembly for suv/utv vehicles having connected thereto at least one lighting source, such as a fixed light emitting diode lighting device, a rope/flexible light emitting diode lighting device, a solid fiber optic lighting device, to illuminate the interior of the vehicle. The lighting device has at least one water resistant housing that is low profile.
Bestop, Inc.


High-speed optical communications system

A receiver for fiber optic communications.. .
Inphi Corporation

Downhole fiber optic quadrature modulation

A system for downhole fiber optic quadrature modulation. A system located at the surface generates a coherent laser light at a surface location, splits the coherent laser light at the surface location, and outputs the part of the signal to a modulation unit located at a downhole location.
Halliburton Energy Services, Inc.

Methods and devices for evaluating optical fiber splices

Embodiments of the present invention provide an improved method of determining splice losses of mechanically terminated optical connectors in the field, without the need of terminating both sides of the fiber link. Embodiments of the present invention also provide means for improving the quality of mechanical splices as utilized in pre-polished fiber optic connectors for terminating single-mode and multimode optical fibers in the field..
Panduit Corp.

Fiber optic nuclear magnetic resonance sensor

Various embodiments include a fiber optic nuclear magnetic resonance (nmr) sensor tool device and systems. One such tool includes a permanent magnet that generates a static magnetic field.
Halliburton Engergy Services, Inc.

Fiber optic light source

A fiber optic light source in which input light with short and narrow band wavelength is converted/transformed into multi-band visible white light with high intensity output power is provided. The new light source comprises at least one homogenizing light guide element, and at least one photoluminescence element.
Biolitec Unternehmensbeteiligungs Ii Ag

Autonomous inspection system

Systems, methods and computer readable media for autonomous robotic inspection are described. A system can include a robot having one or more processors, a memory device, one or more sensors, a communications interface and a locomotion subsystem.

Device and methods for use in removal of bio-film and treatment of halitosis

A device for removal of bio-film without cutting or injury to tissue is provided which is an elongated, thin and flexible member which encases a fiber optic piece and having a downward curved section at or near one end. The fiber optic protrudes from the end of the member and is covered by a diffuser to create a light emitting head, which can be used to direct light energy to a selected treatment site.

Sealed fiber optic/electrical distribution device

A fiber optic/electrical distribution device having a housing defining an interior volume is disclosed. An electrical cable port extends into the interior volume and is accessible externally from the housing, wherein the electrical cable port is sealed to prevent ingress of dust and water into the interior volume.
Corning Optical Communications Llc

Fiber optic cable demarcations inhibiting movement of optical fibers relative to strength members, and related assemblies and methods

fiber optic cable demarcations inhibiting movements of optical fibers relative to strength members, and related cable assemblies and methods, are disclosed. By bonding optical fibers to strength members with a bonding agent received into at least one cavity, a demarcation may be formed inside the cable jacket at a cable jacket interface.
Corning Optical Communications Llc

Fiber optic connectors and sub-assemblies with strength member retention

The disclosure relates to a fiber optic connectors and sub-assemblies having a retention body for connectorizing a fiber optic cable along with fiber optic connectors and methods'therefor. In one embodiment, the sub-assembly comprises a cable lock comprises a cable channel for receiving a fiber optic cable therethrough, and at least one strength member engagement surface.
Corning Optical Communications Llc

Fiber optic connector assemblies with rotatable pivot arm

fiber optic connector assemblies and subassembly are disclosed. In one embodiment, a fiber optic connector subassembly includes a body and a pivot arm.
Corning Optical Communications Llc

Fiber optical connector

A fiber optical connector comprises at least one fiber optical connector and a receptacle. The least one fiber optical connector comprises an outer housing, an inner housing, a plurality of ferrules, a plurality of compressible springs, a plurality of optical fibers, a supporting seat and a rear supporting assembly.
Molex, Llc

Indoor hybrid connectivity system for providing both electrical power and fiber optic service

A hybrid optical and electrical connection system includes a fiber optic connector; and a connector contact holder. The connector includes a connector body defining a forward plug end, a ferrule, a spring that biases the ferrule in a forward direction, and a rear piece that retains the spring within the connector body.
Commscope Technologies Llc

Ruggedized fiber optic connectors and connection systems

Example fiber optic connector systems have rugged, robust designs that are environmentally sealed and that are relatively easy to install and uninstall in the field. Some connector systems can be configured in the field to be compatible with different styles of fiber optic adapters.
Commscope Connectivity Belgium Bvba

System and calibrating downhole fiber-optic well measurements

A system is described for calibrating fiber optic well measurements including a fiber optic waveguide disposed proximal to a wellbore, a sensor coupled to the fiber optic waveguide, the sensor configured to record a plurality of signals detected by the waveguide, and a computer system configured to calibrate the signals from the waveguide by filtering out one or more background acoustic responses from the plurality of signals. A method for calibrating the signals is also described..
Chevron U.s.a. Inc.

Distributed fiber optic chemical sensor and method

Disclosed is a design for distributed optic fiber sensors and a corresponding method for sensing chemical concentrations with distributed fiber optic sensors, which utilizes segments of optical fiber which incorporate multiple sensing locations along the fiber. The distributed sensors incorporated into the optic fiber generate signals which are simultaneously detected and combined to produce a resultant signal with the effective optic fiber sensor length equal to that of the corresponding fiber segment..
Intelligent Optical Systems, Inc.

Fiber optic distributed acoustic sensor omnidirectional antenna for use in downhole and marine applications

An example omnidirectional sensing system may include a fiber optic cable wrapped around a sphere or spheroid in no preferred direction. The wrapped fiber optic cable may make the system more receptive to acoustic disturbances and increase the fidelity of the sensor in the area of the sphere or spheroid.
Halliburton Energy Services, Inc.

Systems and methods for monitoring the amplification of dna

A system and method for amplifying and detecting nucleic acids are disclosed. In one embodiment, the system includes: a microfluidic device comprising a channel for receiving a sample of solution containing real-time pcr reagents; a temperature control system configured to cycle the temperature of the sample; an excitation source for illuminating the sample; a fiber optic probe comprising (i) an optical fiber having a distal end and a proximal end and (ii) a probe head connected to the distal end of the optical fiber and positioned between the distal end of the optical fiber and the channel; and a detector configured to detect emissions exiting the proximal end of the optical fiber..
Canon U.s. Life Sciences, Inc.

Tunable color-temperature white light source

A system for medical diagnosis includes a fiber optic cable and a plurality of light emitters optically coupled to a first end of the fiber optic cable. Each light emitter in the plurality of light emitters emits a distinct bandwidth of light.
Verily Life Sciences Llc

Computing device for high speed optical data switching

Embodiments of a computing device and optical data switching circuitry are generally described herein. A processing element of the optical data switching circuitry may generate a plurality of optical data signals, and may send the optical data signals to an optical switch of the optical data switching circuitry.
Raytheon Company

Fiber optic connector with fiber end protection

The present disclosure relates to fiber optic connection systems including fiber optic connector having retractable noses for protecting bare fiber ends of ferrule-less connectors. In certain examples, the retractable noses are used in combination with protective shutters.
Commscope Technologies Llc

Multi-fiber optical sensor for icing

Apparatus and associated methods relate to sampling a large volume of a cloud atmosphere so as to obtain a large signal response from even a sparse distribution of water droplets in the cloud atmosphere. Such a volume can be probed by projecting an uncollimated optical beam into the cloud atmosphere and sampling the signal backscattered from the water droplets located within the probed volume.
Rosemount Aerospace Inc.

Immersion refractometer

A device for measuring the absolute value of the refractive index of a liquid by immersion uses the optical properties of a cylindrical waveguide with a solid core and normal angle of incidence of the light source. The device consists of a transparent tube forming the enclosure of the waveguide, impervious to the surrounding liquid and partially filled with a transparent solid or liquid material of appropriate index of refraction, a fiber optic means of inputting light via a led or laser and fiber optic means of coupling emerging light to a photodetector.

Fiber optic light panel having aesthetic appearance in an unlit state

Alighting device for a vehicle includes a light source for generating light, and a lighting panel having a light emitting side and a light reflecting side opposing the light emitting side. The lighting panel includes an optical fiber layer having a plurality of optical fibers each configured to emit the light along a length of the optical fiber.
Valeo North America, Inc.

Multi-layered coiled tubing designs with integrated electrical and fiber optic components

A multi-layer coiled tube is provided. The multi-layer coiled tube may include an inner coiled tube.
Schlumberger Technology Corporation

Carbon fiber based tubing encapsulated cable

Tubing encapsulated cable consists of one or more electrical conductors and possibly one or more fiber optic cables sheathed in a corrosion resistant metallic alloy. However, pumping during the installation of tubing encapsulated cable is required to overcome the capstan effect of the tubing encapsulate cable inside the coil tubing as the tubing encapsulated cable travels through the coiled up wraps of coil tubing.
Trican Well Service, Ltd.

Snap clip fastener assembly

Improved fastener assemblies and related methods of use are provided. The present disclosure provides improved fastener assemblies configured to mount to patching systems and/or enclosures for media connections (e.g., copper-based and/or fiber optic connections), and related methods of use.
Ortronics, Inc.

Joint space-time and fec coding in multi-mode fiber optical transmission systems

A space-time encoder (24) configured to determine a codeword matrix by applying a space-time code to said set of modulated symbols.. .

Active optical cable for wearable device display

An active optical cable (aoc) for a helmet mounted display (hmd) or goggles includes a transceiver module having a rigid-flex or flex connector packaging to physically couple with an electrical data interface of the hmd or goggles. The transceiver module includes one or more media converters to receive electrical data of multiple formats from the hmd or googles and convert the received electrical data to a common format, and an optical engine communicatively coupled to the one or more media converters to output the converted electrical data as optical data.
Inneos Llc

Multi-fiber fiber optic connector

A fiber optic cable assembly includes a fiber optic cable and a fiber optic connector. The cable includes a jacket having an elongated transverse cross-sectional profile that defines a major axis and a minor axis.
Commscope Technologies Llc

Separable infinite rotation fiber optic and slip ring rotary joint for suspension arm

A suspension arm assembly including at least two members relatively rotatable about each other at a joint, with at least one of the joints comprising an infinite rotation joint. The infinite rotation joint allows the members at the infinite rotation joint to have unlimited rotation relative to one another.

Field terminable fiber optic connector assembly

A fiber optic connector assembly includes a connector and a carrier. The connector has first and second ends and a terminated fiber.
Commscope Technologies Llc

Fiber optic light panel with homogeneous light output

An optical mixer for a vehicle lighting device having a light source and an optical fiber panel that inputs light from the light source. The optical mixer includes a light input face configuration to input light from the light source, and a light output face configured to output light to the input to panel.
Valeo North America, Inc.

Dual direction fiber optic cassette system and fiber optic cassette with removable standalone adaptor plate

An optic fiber system for mounting in a rack, cassette and front plate are disclosed. A fiber optic cassette receives a pair of opposed rails on opposite inner surfaces of a housing.
Belden Canada Inc.

Fiber distribution device

A fiber distribution device includes a swing frame chassis pivotally mounted to a support structure. At least a first optical splitter module is mounted to the swing frame chassis.
Commscope Technologies Llc

Fiber optic connector

A fiber optic connector comprising a fusion assembly for strengthening a splice point. The fusion assembly comprises an elongate mechanical support positioned adjacent the splice point and snugly encased by a flexible tube.
Belden Canada Inc.

Pushable multi-fiber connector

Multi-fiber, fiber optic cable assemblies may be configured so that the terminal ends of the cables have pre-assembled back-post assemblies that include pre-assembled ferrules, such as mpo ferrules that meet the requisite tolerances needed for fiber optic transmissions. To protect the pre-assembled components from damage prior to and during installation, pre-assembled components may be enclosed within a protective housing.
Clearfield, Inc.

Fiber optic end-face transparent protector system and method

A protective assembly method using a transparent layer within the fiber interconnect system aids in optical coupling by preventing an air gap from forming between the fiber cores within a connector. A thin transparent film (or with adhesive) is placed over the fiber end-faces at the connector interface, the film having characteristics which allows it to conform to the fiber end and minimize coupling loss between fibers.
Ultra Communications, Inc.

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.

Fiber optic sensor, manufacturing method thereof, and vibroscope using same

The present invention relates to a fiber optic sensor, a method of manufacturing the same, and a vibroscope using the same. A fiber optic sensor according to an embodiment of the present invention includes: an optical cable; an optical fiber taken out of the optical cable and provided with a fiber bragg grating (fbg); a mold housing as a case into or to which the optical cable and the optical fiber are partially inserted and fixed, the mold housing including an optical cable accommodation groove to accommodate the optical cable, an optical fiber accommodation hole extending from the optical cable accommodation groove to accommodate the optical fiber, and a coating agent introduction hole communicated with the optical fiber accommodation hole so as to allow fluid to flow therebetween from an outer side of the mold housing so that a liquid-type coating agent permeates via the optical fiber accommodation hole; and a coating layer filling the optical fiber accommodation hole and the coating agent introduction hole and formed on an outer circumference of the optical fiber including the fbg and a surface of the mold housing..

Polyolefin compounds for cable coatings

Polymeric compositions comprising a blend of high-density polyethylene (“hdpe”) with ethylene vinyl acetate (“eva”), and optionally with a carbon black and/or one or more other additives, where the polymeric compositions have certain melt-index and vinyl-acetate-content ranges to improve melt strength and processability. Such polymeric compositions can be employed in manufacturing coated conductors, such as fiber optic cables..
Union Carbide Chemicals & Plastics Technology Llc

Self biased dual mode differential cmos tia for 400g fiber optic links

A transimpedance amplifier (tia) device. The device includes a photodiode coupled to a differential tia with a first and second tia, which is followed by a level shifting/differential amplifier (ls/da).
Inphi Corporation

Laparoscopic instrument holders for surgical simulation and training

Innovative instrument holders used for minimally invasive surgical simulation and training are disclosed when used in conjunction with a smartphone, tablet or mini-tablet computer enabling visualization of the surgical field. The surgical field used with these instrument holders can include animal models, physical models, and both virtual and augmented reality models.

Fiber optic cables with access features and methods of making fiber optic cables

Cables are constructed with extruded discontinuities in the cable jacket that allow the jacket to be torn to provide access to the cable core. The discontinuities can be longitudinally extending strips of material in the cable jacket..
Corning Optical Communications Llc

Modular fiber optic tray

The present invention provides modular trays having cutout features that are configured to engage with a mounting feature of one or more removable rails. The removable rails may be removeably secured to a tray body in a plurality of positions to allow a user to install or uninstall rails to support different sized fiber optic modules.
Panduit Corp.

Structures and thermal management in active optical cable (aoc) assemblies

Disclosed are structures and methods for active optic cable (aoc) assembly having improved thermal characteristics. In one embodiment, an aoc assembly includes a fiber optic cable having a first end attached to a connector with a thermal insert attached to the housing for dissipating heat from the connector.
Corning Optical Communications Llc

Kind of low magnetic sensitivity pm-pcf based on mechanical buffer

The low magnetic sensitivity pm-pcf based on mechanical buffer is obtained by adding buffer structures in the cladding layer of the photonic crystal fiber. In the center of the fiber, the core region contains at least 3 layers of air-holes, enclosed by the cladding layer.
Beihang University

Multiplexed fiber sensor

Some embodiments are directed to a multiplexed fiber sensor for a fiber optic hydrophone array, including a signal receiver configured to receive a signal from the fiber optic hydrophone sensor array and an interferometer. The interferometer is configured to produce a first signal component and a second signal component from the signal received from the hydrophone array, and also provided with a first polarisation controller configured to control the polarisation of the first signal component and a second polarisation controller configured to control the polarisation of the second signal component.
Qinetiq Limited

Optical fibre sensor

A fiber optic sensor for detecting an excitation in proximity to a fiber optic assembly, the excitation inducing a modulation of the phase of an optical signal propagating in the fiber optic assembly, the sensor comprises: a laser assembly emitting at least one laser beam; a fiber optic assembly; an optical system configured to: inject at least one portion of the laser beam; generate at least one laser signal beam issued from the laser beam injected into and propagated in the fiber assembly; generate at least one reference beam from the laser beam or the signal beam; produce at least one interference zone corresponding to the interference between a portion of the reference beam and a portion of the interference signal beam corresponding to the interference between a portion of the reference beam and a portion of the signal beam; a digital holography assembly comprising: a liquid-crystal spatial light modulator; a video camera configured to receive the interference zone and to transcribe it electrically to the liquid-crystal spatial light modulator in order to create thereon a phase hologram corresponding thereto; at least one optical detector configured to detect an output optical signal beam.. .
Universite Nice Sophia-antipolis

Computer network planning

The disclosure is directed to a network planning tool for planning a topology of a computer network, e.g., for provisioning network capacity. The network planning tool evaluates various factors, e.g., demand projections between a pair of nodes, existing network topology, existing circuits, failure scenarios, and other constraints, and generates a set of circuits that satisfies various demand projections.
Facebook, Inc.

Fiber optic telecommunications card with energy level monitoring

A transceiver card for a telecommunications box for transmitting data over a first optical fiber and receiving data over a second optical fiber. The card has transmitter for transmitting data over the first optical fiber, the transmitter having a laser and a modulator, a fiber output optically connected to the laser for connecting the first optical fiber to the card, a fiber input for connecting the second optical fiber to the card, a receiver optically connected to the fiber input for receiving data from the second optical fiber, and an otdr optically connected between the transmitter and the fiber output or between the receiver and the fiber input.
Oyster Optics, Llc

Fiber optic terminal enclosure

A terminal enclosure with a terminal base with a hole; a terminal lid with an adapter mounting face and a mounting hole in the mounting face; a right angle transition body with first and second ends; an adapter which passes through the mounting hole and is mounted to the mounting face; and a fiber optic cable, attached to the second end of the right angle transition body, with an optical fiber with a connector at one end. The mounting face is formed at an angle α, between 0 and 180 degrees, from a plane formed where the terminal lid and base meet.
Afl Telecommunications Llc

Fiber optic cable slack management module

A fiber optic cable slack management module includes a base defining a first cable management spool, an outer face of which is configured to contact cables when cables are pulled away from the base and a second cable management spool, within which the first cable management spool is located. An inner face of the second cable management spool is configured to contact cables when cables are in a relaxed, non-pulled state.
Commscope Technologies Llc

Multi-directional optical receiver and method

Aspects and embodiments are generally directed to optical systems, receivers, and methods. In one example, an optical receiver includes a plurality of fused fiber optic bundles, at least a first fused fiber optic bundle of the plurality of fused fiber optic bundles positioned to collect optical radiation from a scene, a multi-mode fiber optic cable coupled to each fused fiber optic bundle of the plurality of fused fiber optic bundles, the multi-mode fiber optic cable configured to propagate the collected optical radiation from each of the plurality of fused fiber optic bundles along a length of the multi-mode fiber optic cable, and a photo-detector coupled to the multi-mode fiber optic cable and configured to receive the collected optical radiation.
Raytheon Company

Fiber optic streamer monitoring

A method includes collecting spectral data from fiber bragg grating sensors distributed at locations along a fiber optic component positioned along a streamer; and analyzing the spectral data to produce measurements of bend of an axis of the streamer proximate the locations. A streamer monitoring system includes: a fiber optic component positioned along a streamer; a plurality of fiber bragg grating sensors distributed at locations along the fiber optic component; a light source optically coupled to the fiber optic component and configured to interrogate the fiber bragg grating sensors; a photodetector optically coupled to the fiber optic component and configured to collect spectral data from the interrogated fiber bragg grating sensors; and a spectral analyzer in communication with the photodetector and configured to analyze the spectral data to produce measurements of bend of an axis of the streamer proximate the locations along the fiber optic component..
Pgs Geophysical As

Fiber optic weight sensor optimization for landing gear

A measuring system and method that computes and analyzes sensor data fused with multiple mechanical and thermally induced strain measurements is provided. Further, the measuring system and method realizes physics-based relations between sensor readings due to mechanical and thermal sources by optimally de-coupling a total strain into its mechanical and thermal components.
Sikorsky Aircraft Corporation

Detecting broadside acoustic signals with a fiber optical distributed acoustic sensing (das) assembly

A distributed fiber optic acoustic sensing system comprises an elongate body having an outer surface, an optical fiber disposed on the outer surface at a first predetermined wrap angle, and light transmitting and receiving means optically connected to the fiber for. The elongate body may include at least one substantially flat face, and/or a layer of swellable elastomer surrounding the body, and/or an outer elastomeric tube surrounding the elastomer layer.
Shell Oil Company

Electro-optical phase modulator having stitched-in vacuum stable waveguide with minimized conductivity contrast

A y-branch dual electro-optical phase modulator (ybdpm) has a stitched-in zinc oxide diffused waveguide. It is more vacuum stable and has higher resistance to photorefractive damage than currently used ti-diffused waveguides.
The Charles Stark Draper Laboratory, Inc.

Direct laser ice penetration system

An optically powered system for rapid, focused heating and melting of water ice. The optical wavelength is chosen to fall in a range where transmissivity through liquid water is higher than through ice.
Stone Aerospace, Inc.

Integrated optical circulator apparatus, method, and applications

An optical circulator is a device that routes optical pulses from port to port in a predetermined manner, e.g. In a 3-port optical circulator, optical pulses entering port 1 are routed out of port 2, while optical pulses entering port 2 exit out of port 3 and optical pulses fed into port 3 exit out of port 3.
University Of Central Florida Research Foundation, Inc.

Connector system with interchangeable connector modules for optical fibers, electrical conductors, or both

A modular connector system for various types of different fiber optic and/or electrical connectors may include a connector having a housing configured to accommodate various different configurations of inserts that are configured to hold different types of either fiber optic connector, electrical connectors, or a combination of fiber optic and electrical connectors.. .
Senko Advanced Components, Inc.

Field replaceable modular optical interconnect unit with optical module for datacenter switch system

Apparatuses, systems, and methods of assembly are described that provide mechanisms for integrating an optical module (e.g., an mbom) into a main switch system to allow the optical module to be replaced without having to replace other components of the main switch system. The field replaceable modular optical interconnect unit includes a housing, a printed circuit board assembly supported within the housing, an optical module supported on the printed circuit board assembly that converts between optical signals and electrical signals for transmitting or receiving optical signals through a fiber optic cable, a board-to-board connector on a rear panel of the housing that enables electrical signals to be transmitted between the printed circuit board assembly and a main switch system box, and an external connector on a front panel of the housing that can engage an external optical fiber for transmitting optical signals between the optical module and an external component..
Mellanox Technologies, Ltd.

Multi-fiber optic connector with pivotally-aligned ferrule

A multi-fiber connector (40) that promotes physical contact with a communicating multi-fiber connector. The multi-fiber connector (40) has a connector body (44) with a front end (47) and a back end (49).
Commscope Asia Holdings B.v.

Steerable medical device, and use of a pull wire ring therein

The invention addresses the problem of limited functionality of the distal end of a steerable medical device due to the presence of the pull wire ring in the distal end portion. It relates to a steerable medical device (1) comprising a pull wire ring (100a-e) for imparting a bending movement on the steerable medical device.
Koninklijke Philips N.v.

Temporary tubes and a system for placing same in a patient

A temporary tube placement system includes a tube having a proximal end and a distal end, a camera supported by the tube at the distal end, a plurality of fiber optic filaments through which light from a light source travels from the proximal end to the distal end, a screen for displaying images from the camera, and a power source electrically attached to the camera and the light source. The enteral tube includes a tube having a distal end portion for placement within a patient and a proximal end portion and a lumen increasing in cross section from the proximal end portion toward the distal end portion along at least a portion of the tube..
Werd, Llc

Cross-polarized control channels for loading fiber optic transport systems

A method of loading a fiber optic transport system includes adding one or more control channels to an optical fiber having one or more channels, wherein each of the control channels comprises a pair of signals that are cross-polarized and each of the pair of signals is at a different frequency from one another; measuring optical power on the optical fiber; and adjusting optical power of the one or more control channels based on the measured optical power.. .
Ciena Corporation

Fiber-optic cable and manufacture

A fiber optic cable includes an optical fiber element including a core and cladding layer. A strength member layer is positioned over the optical fiber element and includes a layer of fiber elements composed of at least 25% high temperature fiber material.
Carlisle Interconnect Technologies, Inc.

Connector with trigger locking feature, and cable assemblies and methods including the same

A fiber optic connector includes a connector sub-assembly having a connector body, a latch arm extending outwardly and rearwardly from a portion of the connector body, a housing in which a rear portion of the connector sub-assembly is received, and a trigger extending outwardly from the housing and over the end of the latch arm. An end of the latch arm can be depressed toward the connector body, and the trigger is configured to flex toward the housing to depress the latch arm.
Corning Optical Communications Llc

System, adjusting a flame scanner

A flame scanner includes a lens barrel assembly defining a generally hollow body having a first end and a second end, and an opening formed in the first end, a lens positioned adjacent to the second end, and a fiber optic cable receivable through the opening in the first end, the fiber optic cable having a distal end. A field of view of the flame scanner is selectively adjustable by varying a position of the distal end of the fiber optic cable with respect to the lens..
General Electric Technology Gmbh

Distributed fiber optic acoustic detection device

A distributed fiber optic acoustic detection device employs a novel distributed acoustic detection method using a phase noise cancelling distributed acoustic sensing (pnc-das) technique.. .
Neubrex Co., Ltd.

Wet 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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.



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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