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Scalable high power fiber laser
A modular and scalable high-power fiber laser system is configurable to generate 1 kw or more of laser output, and includes one or more separable pump modules separately disposed from each other, each pump module including a plurality of fiber-coupled component pump sources optically combined by one or more fiber-based pump module pump combiners, each pump module providing one or more pump module fiber outputs, and a gain module separately disposed from the one or more separable pump modules and including one or more gain module pump fiber inputs optically coupled to corresponding ones of the pump module fiber outputs, and including a gain fiber optically coupled to the one or more gain module pump fiber inputs, the gain fiber configured to generate a gain module fiber output power scalable in relation to the number and power of said pump module fiber outputs coupled to the gain fiber.. .
Nlight, Inc.


Fiber cassette and adapter module
Advantageous fiber optic connector assemblies (e.g., fiber cassette or adapter modules) are provided for use in communication systems, and improved methods for using the fiber optic connector assemblies are also provided. More particularly, improved systems/methods for the design and use of media patching systems having connector assemblies that include a slide lock member are provided.
Ortronics, Inc.


Connectors for fiber optic cables
An apparatus includes first and second components. A track supports one of the components for movement toward the other of the components.
Eaton Corporation


Ocean bottom sensing system and method
A system for ocean bottom sensing for performing geological survey. Herein the system comprising a cable further comprising a cable jacket (9), at least one optical fiber (6), and a plurality of detectors enclosed by the cable jacket (9).
Fugro Technology B.v.


Optical fiber and accurate fiber optic sensing under multiple stimuli
An optical fiber includes primary optical core(s) having a first set of properties and secondary optical core(s) having a second set of properties. The primary set of properties includes a first temperature response, and the secondary set of properties includes a second temperature response sufficiently different from the first temperature response to allow a sensing apparatus when coupled to the optical fiber to distinguish between temperature and strain on the optical fiber.
Luna Innovations Incorporated


Coal seam gas production determination
A coal seam producibility determination system is disclosed. The coal seam producibility determination system may include a fiber optic cable, the fiber optic extending from a das interrogation unit into a wellbore.
Gas Sensing Technology Corp.


System, retainer and preventing and treating nosocomial infections including methicillin-resistant staphylococcus aureus infections
According to an exemplary embodiment, a retainer for therapeutic treatment may be provided. The retainer for therapeutic treatment may include: a retainer that may retain a antimicrobial solution against tissue; a number of heating elements connected to the retainer for therapeutic treatment; a number of power supply cables connected to the number of heating elements; a number of antimicrobial solution delivery elements connected to the retainer for therapeutic treatment that may deliver an antimicrobial solution; a number of pieces of tubing having a first end connected to a antimicrobial solution reservoir and a second end connected to a number of antimicrobial solution delivery elements; a number of fiber optic cables having a first end connected to a light source; and a number of light terminations rigidly connected to the retainer for therapeutic treatment and connected to the second end of the fiber optic cable..

Mounting system and kit for aerial mounting of a fiber optic enclosure
A mounting system for suspending an enclosure from an aerial strand at a location near a pole is disclosed. The mounting system includes a hanger arrangement configured to clamp to the aerial strand with the enclosure hung below the aerial strand at a location where a center of gravity of the enclosure is laterally offset from the aerial strand such that a weight of the enclosure generates torque about the aerial strand.
Commscope Technologies Llc


Slidable telecommunications tray with cable slack management
A fiber optic telecommunications device includes a rack for mounting a plurality of chassis, each chassis including a plurality of trays slidably mounted thereon and arranged in a vertically stacked arrangement. Each tray includes fiber optic connection locations and a cable manager coupled to the tray and also coupled to the chassis, the cable manager for routing cables to and from the fiber optic connection locations and defining a plurality of link arms pivotally connected such that the manager retracts and extends with a corresponding movement of the tray, wherein the link arms pivot relative to each other to prevent cables managed therein from being bent in an arc having a radius of curvature less than a predetermined value, each link arm defining a top wall, a bottom wall, and two oppositely positioned sidewalls, each link arm defining an open portion along at least one of the sidewalls and an open portion along the top wall for receiving cables therein, the open portions along the top wall and the at least one of the sidewalls communicating with each other..
Commscope Technologies Llc


Armored flexible fiber optic assembly
The specification relates to a fiber optic cable assembly. The fiber optic cable assembly includes at least one fiber optic fiber; and an armor for providing crush resistance for the at least one fiber optic cable, the armor being a spiral tube having a gap between each spiraling ring of the spiral tube, the gap allowing the fiber optic cable assembly to have a bend radius of ≥5d..
Certicable, Inc.


Fiber optic cable assembly and fabrication method using sequentially arranged boots for multi-fiber ferrule

At least one group of loose optical fibers is restrained at multiple locations during fabrication of a fiber optic cable assembly using rear and front ferrule boots, thereby avoiding a need for traditional ribbonizing techniques. The group(s) of loose optical fibers are inserted through one or more apertures defined in each of the rear ferrule boot and the front ferrule boot, and inserted through at least one group of bores defined in a ferrule.
Corning Optical Communications Llc

Unitary fiber optic ferrule and adapter therefor

A unitary fiber optic ferrule reflects light off an interior lens and through the fiber optic ferrule. Optical fibers can be easily secured in the unitary fiber optic ferrule.
Us Conec, Ltd

Improving dynamic range in fiber optic magnetic field sensors

A system, in some embodiments, comprises: a fiber optic cable; first and second sensors to control a length of said cable; and first and second receiver coils that control the first and second sensors, respectively, wherein the first and second sensors maintain said length when the first and second receiver coils receive only a direct signal from a transmitter, wherein the first and second sensors modify said length when the first and second receiver coils receive a scattered signal from a formation.. .
Halliburton Energy Services, Inc.

Electro-optic probe, electromagnetic wave measuring apparatus, and electromagnetic wave measuring method

Provided is an electro-optic probe for detecting an electromagnetic wave, including: an electro-optic crystal; and an optical fiber optically coupled to the electro-optic crystal, wherein a direction of a unique axis of the electro-optic crystal and a polarization direction of light from the optical fiber that enters the electro-optic crystal are set to be in line with each other, or wherein a direction of a unique axis of the electro-optic crystal and a unique polarization direction of the optical fiber are set to be in line with each other.. .
Osaka University

Illuminating dreamcatcher novelty apparatus

An illuminating dreamcatcher apparatus which provides a soothing visualization even when viewed in the dark includes a hoop member formed from a rigid circular shaped structural ring, a netting formed from an illuminating wire disposed in the open center of the hoop member and a plurality of decorative items hanging from the hoop member. The hoop member includes at least one hoop lighting element positioned around its circumferential edge as well as an electrical control unit that is wired to the hoop lighting elements and netting so as to allow the selective provision of electricity to the hoop lighting elements and netting.

Remote 6p laser projection of 3d cinema content

A 3d laser projection systems and methods are disclosed herein. A laser projection system includes a left projector head and a right projector head, wherein a first video projected onto a movie screen by the left projector head has a first polarization and a second video projected onto the movie screen by the right projector head has a second polarization different from the first polarization.
Barco, Inc.

Active real-time characterization system using fiber optic-based transmission media

A system for providing active real-time characterization of an article under test is disclosed. An infrared light source, a first visible light source and a second visible light source each outputs and directs a beam of coherent light at a particular area on the article under test via respective optical fibers.
The Boeing Company

Microstructured fiber optic oscillator and waveguide for fiber scanner

Described are optical fibers and scanning fiber displays comprising optical fibers. The disclosed optical fibers include a plurality of mass adjustment regions, such as gas-filled regions, positioned between a central waveguiding element and an outer periphery for reducing a mass of the optical fiber as compared to an optical fiber lacking the plurality of mass adjustment regions..
Magic Leap, Inc.

Cable pulling assembly

A cable pulling assembly includes an enclosure that is adapted for enclosing an end of a fiber optic cable. The enclosure includes a first member that defines a first cavity.
Commscope Technologies Llc

Methods of making fiber optic connector sub-assemblies

A method of making a fiber optic connector sub-assembly involves: initially disposing a bonding agent in a ferrule bore of a ferrule; heating at least a portion of the ferrule above a melting temperature of the bonding agent so that some of the bonding agent melts; and solidifying the bonding agent that has melted to form the fiber optic connector sub-assembly, all without an optical fiber being disposed within the ferrule bore.. .
Corning Optical Communications Llc

Methods of making fiber optic connector sub-assemblies

A method of making a fiber optic connector sub-assembly involves: initially disposing a bonding agent in a ferrule bore of a ferrule; heating at least a portion of the ferrule above a melting temperature of the bonding agent so that some of the bonding agent melts; and solidifying the bonding agent that has melted to form the fiber optic connector sub-assembly, all without an optical fiber being disposed within the ferrule bore.. .
Corning Optical Communications Llc

Fiber optic connector sub-assemblies and related methods

A fiber optic connector sub-assembly includes a ferrule having a front end, a rear end, and a ferrule bore extending between the front and rear ends along a longitudinal axis. The ferrule bore has a first section extending inwardly from the rear end of the ferrule, a second section extending inwardly from the front end of the ferrule and having a width that is less than the first section, and a transition section located between the first and second sections.
Corning Optical Communications Llc

Probe measuring depth-limited properties with low-coherence enhanced backscattering

Low-coherence enhanced backscattering (lebs) spectroscopy is an angular resolved backscattering technique that is sensitive to sub-diffusion light transport length scales in which information about the scattering phase function is preserved. Lens-based and lens-free fiber optic lebs probes are described that are capable of measuring optical properties of a target tissue through depth-limited measurements of backscattering angles within the enhanced backscattered cone..
American Biooptics Llc

Methods and systems for fabrication of shaped fiber elements for scanning fiber displays

A fiber optic element of a fiber scanning system includes a motion actuator having longitudinal side members, an internal orifice, a first support region, a central region, and a second support region. The fiber optic element also includes a first fiber optic cable passing through the internal orifice and having a first fiber joint as well as a second fiber optic cable passing through the internal orifice.
Magic Leap, Inc.

Hybrid fiber optic cable for distributed sensing

A hybrid fiber optic assembly and system for use in a well, where the system includes a hybrid fiber optic cable with at least a first transmission region and at least a first sensory region as well as an interrogator system coupled to the hybrid fiber optic cable. The hybrid fiber optic cable can have a plurality of transmission regions and sensory regions, as well as transition regions in between and coupling individual pairs of transmission.
Halliburton Energy Services, Inc.

Device for inspecting by interferometry

Device for inspecting by interferometry the geometry of an end face of a ferrule of a multi-fiber optic connector. The device allows the ferrule to be held by a holder of the ferrule, and a supporting plate including a receiving device adopts a position in space that is mainly conditioned by the interaction of the receiving device of the supporting plate with an engagement device provided on the ferrule.
Data-pixel

Methods and systems for fabrication of shaped fiber elements using laser ablation

A method of fabricating a variable diameter fiber includes providing a fiber optic cable, focusing a laser beam at a predetermined location inside the fiber optic cable, and creating a damage site at the predetermined location. The method also includes focusing the laser beam at a series of additional predetermined locations inside the fiber optic cable and creating a plurality of additional damage sites at the additional predetermined locations.
Magic Leap, Inc.

System and performing high-speed communications over fiber optical networks

Processing a received optical signal in an optical communication network includes equalizing a received optical signal to provide an equalized signal, demodulating the equalized signal according to an m-ary modulation format to provide a demodulated signal, decoding the demodulated signal according to an inner code to provide an inner-decoded signal, and decoding the inner-decoded signal according to an outer code. Other aspects include other features such as equalizing an optical channel including storing channel characteristics for the optical channel associated with a client, loading the stored channel characteristics during a waiting period between bursts on the channel, and equalizing a received burst from the client using the loaded channel characteristics..

Motor drive with dynamic interval communication

Control circuitry of a motor drive provides commands for operation of power circuitry in cooperation with peripheral circuits and devices, such as converters, inverters, feedback precharge circuits, feedback devices, interfaces, and so forth. The communications with the devices is handled by fiber optic communications circuitry that implements a flexible scheme of dynamic interval communication depending upon the capabilities and design of the peripheral circuit or device.
Rockwell Automation Technologies, Inc.

High-power, single-mode fiber sources

An optical apparatus includes one or more pump sources situated to provide laser pump light, and a gain fiber optically coupled to the one or more pump sources, the gain fiber including an actively doped core situated to produce an output beam, an inner cladding and outer cladding surrounding the doped core and situated to propagate pump light, and a polymer cladding surrounding the outer cladding and situated to guide a selected portion of the pump light coupled into the inner and outer claddings of the gain fiber. Methods of pumping a fiber sources include generating pump light from one or more pump sources, coupling the pump light into a glass inner cladding and a glass outer cladding of a gain fiber of the fiber source such that a portion of the pump light is guided by a polymer cladding surrounding the glass outer cladding, and generating a single-mode output beam from the gain fiber..
Nlight, Inc.

Traceable fiber optic cable assembly with fiber guide and tracing optical fibers for carrying light received from a light launch device

A traceable fiber optic cable assembly with a fiber guide and tracing optical fibers for carrying light received from a light launch device is disclosed herein. The traceable fiber optic cable assembly and light launch device provide easy tracing of the traceable fiber optic cable assembly using fiber optic tracing signals.
Corning Optical Communications Llc

Fiber tap optical cross connect terminal closure and terminal splice closure

A fiber optic closure assembly includes a base having an opening for receiving an incoming fiber optic cable along a longitudinal axis. A perimeter shoulder extending outwardly from a substantially planar surface of the base.
Multilink Inc.

Rapid universal rack mount enclosure

A cable enclosure assembly includes an enclosure, a cable spool and a length of fiber optic cable. The enclosure defines an interior region, a first opening and a second opening aligned with the first opening.
Commscope Technologies Llc

Light launch device for transmitting light into a traceable fiber optic cable assembly with tracing optical fibers

A light launch device for transmitting light into a traceable fiber optic cable assembly with tracing optical fibers is disclosed herein. The traceable fiber optic cable assembly and light launch device provide easy tracing of the traceable fiber optic cable assembly using fiber optic tracing signals.
Corning Optical Communications Llc

Traceable fiber optic cable assembly with illumination structure and tracing optical fibers for carrying light received from a light launch device

A traceable fiber optic cable assembly with an illumination structure and tracing optical fibers for carrying light received from a light launch device is disclosed herein. The traceable fiber optic cable assembly and light launch device provide easy tracing of the traceable fiber optic cable assembly using fiber optic tracing signals.
Corning Optical Communications Llc

Molded ferrules for optical fibers

A method of manufacturing fiber optic connectors includes precision molding optical ferrule assemblies around optical fibers for use in the connectors. The optical ferrule assemblies are over-molded in two-parts: a ferrule and a hub.
Commscope Technologies Llc

Lighting and communication system for confined space

A communications arrangement includes incoming and outgoing fiber optics cables, each having one end inside a confined space and another end outside of the confined space, with the incoming fiber optics cable transmitting light from outside of the confined space, to inside the confined space, through a gap and through a movable filter to the outgoing fiber optics cable, such that a user inside the confined space can transmit signals from inside the confined space to outside of the confined space by moving the movable filter.. .
Tubemaster, Inc.

Fiber optic pressure apparatus, methods, and applications

A pressure sensor device includes a pressure chamber housing, at least two separate pressure chambers within the housing, at least one pressure port fluidically coupled to each of the at least two pressure chambers, at least one pressure transmitting element per every two pressure chambers disposed in the pressure chamber, which separates the at least two pressure chambers, and at least two optical sensing elements disposed in at least one of the pressure chambers, wherein the at least two optical sensing elements are each optically coupled to an optical transmission medium.. .
Multicore Photonics, Inc.

Method for active sensor signal optimization

A system and method for optimizing a fiber optic sensor by properly clocking or rotationally orienting a window with a fiber optic focuser. This method may include shining light through the focuser into the window and receiving with a reflectometer a first reflection from a first surface of the window and a second reflection from a second surface of the window.
Honeywell Federal Manufacturing & Technologies, Llc

Heat exchanger component with embedded sensor

An additively manufactured component is provided. The additively manufactured component includes an additively manufactured first part defining a first trench, an additively manufactured second part defining a second trench and a fiber optic sensor.
Hamilton Sundstrand Corporation

Scanning ureteroscope for maximizing efficiency in laser lithotripsy

A surgical laser system comprises a laser source configured to generate laser energy; a laser fiber optically coupled to the laser source and configured to discharge the laser energy generated by the laser source; a rocker arm configured to control an orientation of the discharged laser energy; and a controller configured to control a movement of the rocker arm in response to feedback of the discharged laser energy or to pre-defined settings of the laser source.. .
Gyrus Acmi, Inc. D.b.a. Olympus Surgical Technologies America

Direction-switchable transponders

A direction-switchable transponder of a high speed communications network, e.g., an fiber optic data communications network, is capable of dynamically reversing the data traffic flow of its various communications channels in response to a signal. The signal can specify a number of channels, a channel map, or a required bandwidth.
Facebook, Inc.

Techniques for reconciliation of planned network with deployed network

Techniques are disclosed herein for reconciling planned data for a network (such as a fiber optic network) with data describing the deployed network. Network probing and planning components obtain a snapshot of the deployed network and organize the snapshot into three “layers”: the “link layer,” which represents the physical links that underlie the network, the “digital layer,” which includes optical channel groups that divide the total capacity of the physical links, and the “service layer,” which includes the services delivered over the network.
Infinera Corporation

Facilitating installation of fiber optic networks

An optical system architecture includes indexed optical lines that are indexed between first and second multi-fiber connectors; a first of the optical line having a first end terminated at the first multi-fiber connector; and a second optical line having a first end terminated at the second multi-fiber. An input of an optical splitter is optically coupled to second ends of the first and second optical lines.
Commscope Techologies Llc

Fiber optic splice tray and enclosure and method

A method of positioning a fiber splice connection relative to a splice tray includes bending the mounting bracket to move the splice retainer from the wall to access retainer space in the splice retainer, and positioning a splice connection in or removing it from the retainer space.. .

Telecommunications panel assembly with movable adapters

A telecommunications panel assembly (10) includes a chassis (14) defining a front (16), a top (20), a bottom (22), and two sides (24) and a plurality of adapter mounting modules (26) mounted to the chassis (14) at the front (16), each adapter mounting module (26) including a plurality of fiber optic adapters (36) mounted in a line. At least one of the adapter mounting modules (26) is mounted to the chassis (14) with a pair of supports (50) that are pivotable with respect to the at least one adapter module (26) such that the at least one adapter module (26) is removable from the chassis (14) and remountable at a position spaced linearly apart from another of the adapter mounting modules (26), wherein all of the adapter mounting modules (26) are also pivotally mounted about horizontal rotation axes (42) extending parallel to the top (20) and bottom (22) and transversely to the sides (24)..
Commscope Connectivity Belgium Bvba

Passive distribution system using fiber indexing

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

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

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

Fiber optic sensor shaped for a particular frequency response and manufacturing same

Sensor shaped to have a frequency response that has less spectral fading than a sensor with a rectangular wrapping pattern, and methods for making such sensors, are disclosed. One such method includes selecting a wrapping pattern comprising multiple layers in which a top layer has a different length than a bottom layer and where the bottom layer is adjacent a mandrel.
Hifi Engineering Inc.

Aerosol delivery device sensory system including an infrared sensor and related method

An aerosol delivery device sensory system is provided. The system may include an outer body, an atomizer, and an infrared sensor.
Rai Strategic Holdings, Inc.

Overvoltage protection system for wireless communication systems

A surge suppression system provides surge protection both locally within the radio station building were the power plant and telecommunication equipment are located and remotely next to the radios and antennas located outside of the building on the communication tower. An external surge suppression unit provides a waterproof enclosure for both surge suppression devices and fiber optic connectors.
Raycap S.a.

Fiber optic cable management system

A fiber optic cable management system includes a tray configured to reciprocate inside of an enclosure between an inserted position and an extended position. Optical fiber modules are located in the tray and retain optical fiber splitters or optical fiber multiplexer/de-multiplexers.
Raycap Intellectual Property Ltd.

High-density port tap fiber optic modules, and related monitoring optical networks

Port tap fiber optic modules and related systems and methods for monitoring optical networks are disclosed. In certain embodiments, the port tap fiber optic modules disclosed herein include connections that employ a universal wiring scheme.
Corning Optical Communications Llc

High density and bandwidth fiber optic apparatuses and related equipment and methods

High-connection density and bandwidth fiber optic apparatuses and related equipment and methods are disclosed. In certain embodiments, fiber optic apparatuses are provided and comprise a chassis defining one or more u space fiber optic equipment units.
Corning Optical Communications Llc

Telecommunications enclosure

This disclosure is related to a fiber optic distribution system including a telecommunications enclosure. In one aspect, the telecommunications enclosure can include a main body and a cover that together define an interior cavity.
Commscope Technologies Llc

Fiber optic connector ferrule with improved alignment mechanism

A fiber-optic connector ferrule body (10) that includes a depth that extends from a front end (12) to a rear end (14) of the ferrule. The ferrule includes a contact face (16) at the front end of the ferrule.
Commscope Technologies Llc

Fiber optic connector having an optical fiber that is axially moveable within a ferrule

A fiber optic connector (20) including a ferrule (42) having a front end (48) and a rear end (50). The ferrule (42) defines an axial bore (46) that extends through the ferrule (42) between the front end (48) and the rear end (50).
Commscope Connectivity Belgium Bvba

Multi-fiber connector for use with ribbon fiber optic cable

Aspects of the present disclosure relate to a multi-fiber fiber optic connector having a connector body, a multi-fiber ferrule supported at a distal end of the connector body, a spring for biasing the multi-fiber ferrule in a distal direction and a spring push retaining the spring and the ferrule within the connector body. The spring push including oppositely positioned spring support shelves that provide spring seating and provide spring stability during side loading..
Commscope Technologies Llc

Manufacture and testing of fiber optic cassette

A double flexible optical circuit includes: a flexible substrate supporting a plurality of optical fibers; a first connector terminating the optical fibers at a first end of the double flexible optical circuit; and a second connector terminating the optical fibers at a second end of the double flexible optical circuit. Each of the optical fibers is positioned in one of a plurality of separate extensions formed by the flexible substrate as the optical fibers extend from the first connector to the second connector.
Commscope Technologies Llc

Fiber optical coupler

A fiber optical coupler, configured to couple two optical fibers, includes a base and a lens. The base has an accommodation chamber and two light passing openings.
Industrial Technology Research Institute

Optical sensor device, sensor apparatus, cable and manufacturing

The invention is directed at an optical sensor device, comprising a sensing element for receiving an input action, an optical fiber comprising an intrinsic fiber optic sensor, and a transmission structure arranged for exerting a sensing action on the optical fiber in response to the input action received by the sensing element, wherein the optical fiber in a first connecting part thereof is connected to a reference body and wherein the optical fiber in a second connecting part thereof is to the transmission structure for receiving the sensing action, the first connecting part and the second connecting part of the optical fiber being located on either side of the intrinsic fiber optic sensor, wherein the transmission structure comprises a bi-stable spring having a first and a second stable deflection position and a negative stiffness range around an unstable equilibrium position between the first and second stable deflection position, and wherein the optical fiber between the transmission structure and the reference body is pre-stressed such as to be tensed, said optical fiber thereby acting as a spring having a first spring constant of positive value, wherein the optical fiber thereby counteracts a spring action of the bi-stable spring such as to operate the bi-stable spring in a deflection position range within the negative stiffness range, the deflection position range not including the unstable equilibrium position of the bi-stable spring.. .
Fugro Technology B.v.

Umbrella with fiber optic lights and a flashlight handle

An umbrella, comprising a support pole including an upend end and a lower end, a canopy connected to the upper end of the support pole, the canopy including a plurality of struts that support a waterproof material and transition the canopy between an expanded open position and a contracted closed position, an upper handle unit permanently attached to the lower end of the support pole, the upper handle unit including an upper battery compartment, a lower handle unit removably attached to the upper handle unit, the lower handle unit including a lower battery compartment, a plurality of fiber optic lights embedded within the plurality of struts wired directly to and powered by the upper battery compartment, and a flashlight within the lower handle unit wired directly to and powered by the lower battery compartment.. .

Scalable communication system for hydrocarbon wells

A scalable communication system for data transmission in oil and gas well applications. The communication system includes a high-speed fiber optic line connecting a surface module to a downhole module.
Halliburton Energy Services, Inc.

Pediatric nasal endoscope, gastroscope and aerodigestive scope

Tne provides the opportunity to make the care of children with eoe and other gastrointestinal or aerodigestive conditions safer, more efficient, and less costly while simultaneously advancing our understanding of the pathophysiology and natural course of this condition. A pediatric endoscope was developed to facilitate tne in children with eoe.
The Regents Of The University Of Colorado, A Body Corporate

Stepped-cladding fiber-link for high density fiber combiners

A fiber optic cable including a first end and a second end, a core adapted to receive and transmit an optical signal and a cladding layer surrounding the core is disclosed. The fiber optic cable may include a ratio of an outside diameter of the cladding layer to a diameter of the core that decreases from the first end to the second end while the diameter of the core remains substantially uniform.
Bae Systems Information And Electronic Systems Integration Inc.

Intensity modulated fiber optic voltage sensors for alternating current and direct current power systems

A fiber optic sensor for measuring voltage in direct current and alternating current systems is disclosed. The sensor may include an optical fiber probe containing transmitting and receiving fibers, fixed conductor elements, and a dynamic conductor element with a reflective surface or material.
Fiber Optic Sensor Systems Technology Corporation

Intensity modulated fiber optic accelerometers and sensor system

An intensity modulated fiber optic acceleration sensor is disclosed. The sensor includes a fiber bundle, comprising a transmitting optical fiber and at least one receiving optical fiber, and reflector spaced apart from the fiber probe.
Fiber Optic Sensor Systems Technology Corporation

Dual acoustic pressure and hydrophone sensor array system

An aspect of the invention is directed to a system of both atmospheric and underwater sensors for measuring pressure waves from a noise source. A system of pressure sensors can be formed to determine the location of an external noise source, whether in air or underwater.
Fiber Optic Sensor Systems Technology Corporation

Optical sensor device, sensor apparatus and cable

The invention relates to an optical sensor device comprising a reference body and at least one sensing transducer. The sensing transducer is arranged for receiving an input action, and is movably arranged relative to the reference body for moving relative to the reference body in response to the input action.
Fugro Technology B.v.

Application of depth derivative of distributed temperature survey (dts) to identify fluid flow activities in or near a wellbore during the production process

A method for using the depth derivative of distributed temperature sensing data to identify fluid levels, gas production intervals, water production intervals, and other fluid flow activities inside or near the well-bore during the production process comprises providing a fiber optic based distributed temperature sensing measurement system through a production region; gathering the temperatures through the production region as a function of the depth in the subsurface well and as a function of the elapsed time; calculating from the gathered data the depth derivative of the temperature changes as a function of depth in the subsurface well and of the elapsed time; and displaying the depth derivative data for analysis of the fluid levels by operators to identify fluid levels, gas production intervals, water production intervals, and other fluid flow activities inside or near the wellbore during the production process.. .
Halliburton Energy Services, Inc.

System for the localized measurement of radiotracer in the body

Various embodiments of a device for in-vivo measurements radiopharmaceuticals used for diagnosis and radiotherapy is presented. In some embodiments, the present disclosure relates to a scintillation device having a cannula that may include scintillation material and a delivery lumen, wherein the device may be used to both deliver material to the patient (e.g., deliver radiotracers used in radiopharmaceuticals) and measure levels of radioactive material in, for example, the patient's blood both during and after administration of the radioactive material.
Lucerno Dynamics, Llc

Pediatric nasal endoscope, gastroscope and aerodigestive scope

Tne provides the opportunity to make the care of children with eoe and other gastrointestinal or aerodigestive conditions safer, more efficient, and less costly while simultaneously advancing our understanding of the pathophysiology and natural course of this condition. A pediatric endoscope was developed to facilitate tne in children with eoe.
The Regents Of The University Of Colorado, A Body Corporate

Single line passive optical network converter module

A single line converter module comprises a housing; an environmentally hardened fiber optic connector located in the housing and configured to be optically coupled to a service terminal for receiving downstream optical frames; a single electrical connector located in the housing and coupled over a metallic medium to a network terminal providing a service to respective customer premise equipment (cpe); and an optical-to-electrical (o/e) converter located in the housing and configured to convert the downstream optical frames to an electrical signal for transmission over the metallic medium to the network terminal.. .
Commscope Connectivity Belgium Bvba

Sensor for measuring reflected light for optimizing deposited performance enhancement coatings on substrates

An innovative portable reflected light sensor for non-destructively measuring characteristics of performance enhancement coatings applied to substrates such as solar photovoltaic panels is described. The innovative portable sensor provides a light source and a photodetector for measuring light incident on a substrate surface from the light source, and reflected to the photodetector.

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

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

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

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

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

Alignment sleeve assembly and fiber optic adapter

A fiber optic adapter, including: a mating retainer; an alignment sleeve received in the mating retainer, a ferrule of a fiber optic connector being adapted to be inserted into the alignment sleeve through an insertion port of the fiber optic adapter; and an adjustment element configured to adjust a circumferential angle of the alignment sleeve relative to the mating retainer to a predetermined circumferential angle and hold the alignment sleeve at the predetermined circumferential angle relative to the mating retainer. The adjustment element may adjust the circumferential angle of the alignment sleeve with respect to the mating retainer to the predetermined circumferential angle, for example, at which the fiber insertion loss of the coupled connectors is minimal, and hold the alignment sleeve at the predetermined circumferential angle.
Adc Telecommunications (shanghai) Distribution Co., Ltd.

Fiber optic acoustic wave detection system

Provided is a fiber optic acoustic wave detection system, pertaining to the fiber optic sensing technical field. The system comprises a power output apparatus, a backward rayleigh scattering principle-based first distributed sensing apparatus, a backward weak optical fiber grating reflection principle-based second distributed sensing apparatus, and a third distributed sensing apparatus.
Laser Institute Of Shandong Academy Of Science

Apparatus and diminishing bias error in resonant fiber optic gyroscopes

In one embodiment, a method is provided. The method comprises generating a waveform; measuring signals representative of angular rotation rate in a linear region of the waveform; and diminishing bias error about at least one of a waveform's maxima and minima..
Honeywell International Inc.

Fiber optic light panel device with plural outputs

A lighting device for a vehicle includes a lighting module for a vehicle having a light source and a panel optically coupled to the light source. The panel includes a plurality of fibers, and a first illumination region of first light output for a first vehicle lighting function and a second illumination region of second light output for a second vehicle lighting function..
Valeo North America, Inc.

Sinuplasty device

A sinuplasty device includes a fiber optic probe and a guide configured to guide the fiber optic probe. The guide housing is coaxial with the fiber optic probe and surrounds at least a portion of the fiber optic probe.

Telecommunications cabling system

A telecommunications cable jacket insertion system operates to insert a telecommunication cable into a jacket after the jacket has been separately extruded. The system includes a jacket having structures for easily inserting a cable therein over a long distance in a field location.
Commscope Technologies Llc

Mid-span clamp for aerial fiber optical cable system

A mid-span optical fiber cable support system is provided. The system includes a mid-span clamp system engaging a main span cable to support a mid-span later drop cable run.
Corning Research & Development Corporation

Strain relief assembly for a fiber optic connector

A strain relief assembly for a fiber optic connector includes a support having a front end, a back end, and an internal cavity extending between the front end and the back end. The strain relief assembly also includes a boot extending over at least a portion of the support and rearwardly from the back end.
Corning Optical Communications Llc

Fiber optic network architecture

The present disclosure relates to a fiber optic network architecture that uses a factory manufactured break-out cable as a backbone for supporting a chain or chains of indexing optical components that branch outwardly from the factory manufactured break-out cable so as to extend the reach of a fiber optic network.. .
Commscope Connectivity Belgium Bvba

Long push pull sleeve indicating orientation

An outer housing on a fiber optic connector allows for easier grasping to insert and remove a fiber optic connector, and in particular, in high density applications. The outer housing extends beyond a rear end of an inner housing.
Us Conec, Ltd

Stepped ferrule seating in an mtp inner housing

A fiber optic ferrule and a fiber optic connector housing make contact only along two sides of the fiber optic ferrule when in an unmated condition. One of the fiber optic ferrule and the fiber optic connector housing have been modified such that only two of the surfaces engage one another.
Us Conec, Ltd.

Optical sensor device, sensor apparatus and cable comprising such device

The invention relates to an optical sensor device comprising a reference body, an optical fiber including an intrinsic fiber optic sensor, and a hydraulic transmission system. The hydraulic transmission system is connected to the reference body such that an input portion and an output portion are movable with respect to the reference body.
Fugro Technology B.v.

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

High sensitivity fiber optic based detection

A detection system for measuring one or more conditions within a predetermined area includes a fiber harness having at least one fiber optic cable for transmitting light. The at least one fiber optic cable defines a node arranged to measure the condition.
Kidde Technologies, Inc.

High sensitivity fiber optic based detection

A detection system for measuring the presence of one or more conditions in a predetermined area includes a fiber harness having at least one fiber optic cable for transmitting light. The at least one fiber optic cable defines a node arranged to measure the one or more conditions.
Kidde Technologies, Inc.

Fiber optic based smoke and/or overheat detection and monitoring for aircraft

A method of monitoring smoke, fire, and temperature conditions includes transmitting light through a first fiber optic cable, the fiber optic cable terminating at a node disposed to monitor a smoke or fire condition at one or more predetermined areas, transmitting light along a second fiber optic cable, the second fiber optic cable arranged to monitor a temperature condition at one or more predetermined areas, receiving scattered light from the first fiber optic cable and/or the second fiber optic cable at a control system, and analyzing the scattered light to determine at least one of the presence and magnitude of smoke, fire and/or a temperature condition along the fiber harness or at the node.. .
Kidde Technologies, Inc.

Integration of fiber optic sensors into sleeve

Systems and methods are provided for monitoring industrial equipment in operational state or subsequent to repair. In addition, systems and methods are provided for detection and diagnostics of equipment failure in order to inform of a cause of the failure and the timing of the failure.
Lloyd's Register Americas, Inc.

Fiber optic sensor and methods for highly-sensitive detection of strain in large frequency range

An in-line fiber-optic sensing element, a system, and methods for detecting strain using a fiber optic sensor are described that include using at least two chirped grating structures. In an implementation, an in-line fiber-optic sensing element that employs example techniques in accordance with the present disclosure includes an optically transmissive fiber including a core and an outer layer; a fabry-perot cavity defined by a portion of the optically transmissive fiber and two chirped fiber-bragg grating structures, where the two chirped grating structures are separated and are configured to reflect light..
The Board Of Regents Of The University Of Neberaska

Fiber optic cable having low thermal strain and methods of manufacturing the same

A polymer composition is provided. The polymer composition includes a polyolefin, at least 30% by weight of a thermoplastic elastomer, and a filler material.
Corning Optical Communications Llc

Coreless wound coil dispenser with optional cable storage for an optical terminal network

Packaged dispensers mountable to optical network terminals (ont) are disclosed. In some examples, the dispensers include coreless wound coils and excess storage areas.
Commscope Technologies Llc

Scintillation array apparatus and use thereof

A scintillation material is longitudinally packaged in a circumferentially surrounding sheath, where the sheath has a lower index of refraction than the scintillation material, to form a scintillation optic or scintillation fiber optic. The scintillation material yields secondary photons upon passage of a charged particle beam, such as a positively charged residual particle beam having transmitted through a sample.

Illuminated dental instrument assemblies and components for use within illuminated dental instrument assemblies

Illuminated dental instrument assemblies (e.g., illuminated dental mirrors, illuminated dental wedges, trans-illumination dental instrument, illuminated dental bite blocks, etc.) are provided. The illuminated dental instrument assemblies may be adapted to be periodically sterilized.

Methods and systems for reducing optical beat interference via polarization diversity in fttx networks

Methods of reducing optical beat interference in a fiber optic network are provided. The optical fiber network may have a plurality of optical network units that communicate with a shared receiver.
Commscope, Inc. Of North Carolina

Fiber optic spool drawer with translatable and/or removable drawer for deployment of fiber optic cable

Embodiments of the disclosure are directed to a fiber optic spool drawer with a translatable and/or removable drawer for deployment of fiber optic cable. In exemplary aspects disclosed herein, the fiber optic spool drawer includes a housing with a translatable drawer and a rotatable spool disposed within an interior area of the housing.
Corning Optical Communications Llc

Adapter plate for fiber optic module

An adapter plate for use with a telecommunications module that is configured to be slidably inserted into a first type of telecommunications chassis comprises a body configured to be mounted to the telecommunications module. The body of the adapter plate includes structure for mounting the telecommunications module to a second type of telecommunications chassis that is different than the first type of telecommunications chassis, wherein the telecommunications module is not configured to be mounted to the second type of telecommunications chassis without the adapter plate..
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 terminal rack mount with front-to-back fiber routing management

A fiber terminal rack mount with front-to-back fiber routing management is disclosed herein. The terminal rack mount is configured to be mounted in a remote terminal to facilitate fiber management of fiber optic cables routed from fiber optic equipment.
Corning Optical Communications Llc

Fiber optic connector holder and method

A fiber optic connector holder is sized to fit within an opening for mounting a fiber optic adapter. The fiber optic connector holder is configured to permit a fiber optic connector with a dust cap positioned about a ferrule and a polished end face of an optical fiber held by the ferrule to be inserted within and releasably held by the connector holder.
Commscope Technologies Llc

Fiber optic connector assemblies with adjustable polarity

Connector assemblies having an adjustable polarity are described. A connector assembly comprises a frame comprising a single housing having top and bottom frame components, first and second plug frames located within the housing, a first ferrule located in the first plug frame, a second ferrule located in the second plug frame, and a latch component attached to the top or bottom frame component, the latch component having at least one compression element.
Senko Advanced Components, Inc.

Reversible polarity mpo fiber optic connector

A multi-fiber, fiber optic connector is provided having a housing having a first end for receiving a multi-fiber fiber optic cable and a second end having openings for the fibers from the cable. First and second keys for setting the polarity of the fibers within the connector located on opposing sides of the connector.
Nexans

Fiber optic adapter with integrally molded ferrule alignment structure

A fiber optic adapter is disclosed. The fiber optic adapter includes a main body configured to receive a first fiber optic connector through a first end and a second fiber optic connector through a second end for mating with the first fiber optic connector.
Commscope Technologies Llc

Free-space optical collimator

In various embodiments, free-space optical collimator and multi-channel wavelength division multiplexers including free-space optical collimators are provided. In one embodiment, for example, a free-space optical collimator includes a base having a length, a generally flat bottom surface and a top surface.
Alliance Fiber Optic Products, Inc.

Fiber optic distribution network employing fiber optic distribution assemblies of the same type, and related devices, components, and methods

A fiber optic distribution assembly includes a plurality of fiber optic connectors, each having a plurality of ports arranged in the same predetermined port configuration. The predetermined port configuration has a plurality of port positions.
Corning Optical Communications Llc

Wireless lighted animal restraint for illuminating an entire length of the restraint

An illuminated animal restraint includes an elongated leash which has a housing having a selectively enabled wireless lighting assembly. The wireless lighting assembly has a light source connected via a wireless connection to a light transmitting member extending through said tube thereby illuminating the entire length and all sides of the leash.
Nitey Leash, Llc

Wavelength division multiplexing module

A telecommunications module includes an optical wavelength division multiplexer/demultiplexer configured to demultiplex a first optical signal input into the telecommunications module into a plurality of different wavelengths, a fiber optic splitter configured to split a second optical signal input into the telecommunication module into a plurality of optical signals, and a plurality of optical add/drop filters, each of the optical add/drop filters configured to combine one of the optical signals that has been split by the fiber optic splitter and one of the wavelengths that has been demultiplexed by the optical wavelength division multiplexer/demultiplexer into a combination output signal that is output from the telecommunications module.. .
Commscope Technologies Llc

Fiber optic drop cable assembly

A fiber optic drop cable assembly is disclosed. The fiber optic drop cable assembly includes a fiber optic cable having an unsplit length, with a first split length and a second split length branching from the unsplit length.
Corning Optical Communications Llc

Optical fiber distribution frame with outside plant enclosure

A fiber optic telecommunications frame is provided including panels having front and rear termination locations, the panels positioned on left and right sides of the frame. The frame includes vertical access for the rear cables.
Commscope Technologies Llc

Fiber optic connector with fiber end protection

The present disclosure relates to a fiber optic connector including a connector body having a front end and a rear end. A shutter is mounted at the front end of the connector body.
Commscope Connectivity Belgium Bvba

Fiber optic guide pin changer and field tool with adapter

A pin exchanger has protrusions from gripping elements that engage fiber optic guide pins. Guide beams on the pin exchanger provide a reference for aligning the guide pins and the pin exchanger with a fiber optic connector and a fiber optic ferrule.
Us Conec, Ltd

Mechanical fiber switch

A switch for selectively coupling light from two input fibers to a selected two of plurality of output optical fibers. The switch was designed to handle standard fiber optical connectors which have been polished and meet the specifications for the optical performance.
Nu Visions International, Inc.

Systems and methods for scour monitoring with fiber optic sensors

A scour monitoring system may provide a housing that is separated into multiple segments that are fluidically isolated from each other. The scour monitoring system may be position adjacent to a structure to be monitored for bridge scouring.
University Of Houston System

Bundle entry weave for lighting modules

A fiber optic lighting module is disclosed that includes a set of fiber optic light panels wherein the optical fibers extending from a first fiber panel are interwoven with the optical fibers extending from a second fiber panel.. .
Valeo North America, Inc.

Application of depth derivative of distributed temperature survey (dts) to identify fluid level as a tool of down hole pressure control

A method for using the depth derivative of distributed temperature sensing data to identify fluid levels as a tool of downhole pressure control comprises providing a fiber optic based distributed temperature sensing measurement system through a production region; gathering the temperatures through the production region as a function of the depth in the subsurface well and as a function of the elapsed time; calculating from the gathered data the depth derivative of the temperature changes as a function of depth in the subsurface well and of the elapsed time; and displaying the depth derivative data for analysis of the fluid levels to identify fluid levels.. .
Halliburton Energy Services, Inc.

Laser firing head for perforating gun

In accordance with embodiments of the present disclosure, systems and methods for triggering detonation of a perforating gun via optical signals are provided. An improved laser firing head may be used with an optical cable (e.g., fiber optic cable) run through the wellbore to trigger detonation of a perforating gun in response to an optical signal.
Halliburton Energy Services, Inc.

Methods and systems for fiber optic communication

The present invention relates in general to communication systems, and more specifically towards methods, systems, and devices that help improve transmission rates and spectral efficiency of intensity modulated (im) or power modulated channels utilizing multi-level pulse amplitude modulation pam-m. In an embodiment, the present invention used an iterative algorithm to open the eyes of an eye diagram in a relatively short number of steps.
Panduit Corp.

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.
Commscope Technologies Llc

Fiber optic connector and assembling the same

The present invention discloses a fiber optic connector comprising a housing, a spring, a ferrule assembly and a crimping seat. Before being inserted into the housing, the ferrule assembly is pre-assembled into the crimping seat in a manner of being movable relative to the crimping seat.
Adc Telecommunications (shanghai) Distribution Co., Ltd.

Method for pre and post image association in fiber optic inspection

A fiber optic connector inspection display system including: a input unit which receives fiber end-face images; a display mode election unit which allows a user to select at least one of an image capture mode or an image review mode; a capturing unit which captures the fiber end-face images; a storing unit which stores the captured images as a first still image and a second still image; a display unit which displays the received fiber end-face images from the input unit or the stored first and second still images, and a control unit which stores each of the first and second still images with a user defined identification label, and the control unit may further label the each of the first and second still images with a preset image pair mode label if the user selects a preset image pair mode.. .
Afl Telecommunications Llc

Sterile dental setup pack

A system and method for forming a sterile dental pack is disclosed. The method includes preparing a first wrap and a second wrap; arranging a plurality of dental disposable supplies on the first wrap; and wrapping the plurality of dental disposable supplies within the first wrap and the second wrap to form an airtight container.

Fiber optic connection assembly

A fiber optic connection assembly for fiber to the home, comprising: a fan-out member; a multi-fiber optical cable having a first end introduced into the fan-out member and a second end extending out of the fan-out member; a multi-fiber optic connector connected to the second end of the multi-fiber optical cable; a plurality of single-fiber optical cables each having a first end introduced into the fan-out member and spliced with a respective one of fibers of the multi-fiber optical cable and a second end extending out of the fan-out member; and a plurality of single-fiber optic connectors connected to the second ends of the single-fiber optical cables, respectively; a plurality of first fiber optic adapters mated with the plurality of single-fiber optic connectors, respectively; and a plurality of outer shields each constructed to receive the connector and the adapter of a respective single-fiber optical cable therein, wherein the outer shield is hermetically fitted on the connector and the adapter of the respective single-fiber optical cable to form a sealed inner chamber so as to prevent moisture or water from entering into the inner chamber.. .
Adc Telecommunications (shanghai) Distribution Co., Ltd.

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

Mechanical interface between a fiber optic cable and a fiber optic connector

A fiber optic connector and cable assembly includes a cable and a fiber optic connector. The connector has a main connector body, a ferrule, a spring for biasing the ferrule, and a spring push for retaining the spring within the main connector body.
Commscope Technologies Llc

System and seismic imaging using fiber optic sensing systems

A system for performing seismic surveys may include devices to attach fiber-optic cables and/or sensors to existing subsea infrastructure, as well as devices for recording seismic data at the fiber-optic cables/sensors attached to or incorporated within existing infrastructure. A method for seismic imaging of a subsurface volume of interest may include recording seismic data using fiber-optic cables attached to existing subsea infrastructure, processing the seismic data to create processed seismic data, and generating seismic images/attributes of the subsurface volume of interest from the processed seismic data.
Chevron U.s.a. Inc.

Remote lidar with coherent fiber optic image bundle

Optical time-of-flight detector arrays are costly and therefore enhancing their utilization (e.g. Angular coverage range) is desirable.

Fiber optic cable assembly

A cable assembly includes a distribution cable, a tether cable, and a network access point (nap) assembly having a cavity defined therein. The distribution cable includes optical fibers and the tether cable includes an optical fiber.
Corning Optical Communications Llc

Phase modulator for fiber-optic gyroscopes controlled in a zero-mean manner and a fiber-optic gyroscope

The invention relates to a control system (100) for a fiber optic gryoscope, comprising a phase modulator (110) for modulating a phase of a light signal (115) and a control unit (120) for producing a control signal (125), by the value of which the phase is modulated and which is fed to the phase modulator (110). The control signal changes statistically and does not have an average value..
Northrop Grumman Litef Gmbh

Fiber optic lighting device with plural light inputs

In one embodiment, a lighting device for a vehicle includes a first light source configured to generate first light, and a second light source configured to generate second light. A fiber optic light panel is optically coupled to the first and second light sources and includes a plurality of optical fibers each configured to emit light along a respective length of the optical fiber.
Valeo North America, Inc.

Method of making optical fibers with multiple openings

A method of making an optical fiber with multiple openings comprising the steps of fabricating an extrusion die using additive manufacturing such that the extrusion die has a plurality of channels that combine inside the die into another set of channels, extruding a glass, forming a fiber optic preform having a plurality of longitudinal openings that run the entire length, attaching a barrier layer for pressure application, and stretching the preform into an optical fiber with multiple openings. An extrusion die comprising an additive manufactured material, having a proximal side having openings and having a distal side having openings, wherein the openings of the proximal side are of feed channels, wherein the openings of the distal side are of forming channels, and wherein in side the body of the die, two of the feed channels combine the forming channels..
The Government Of The United States Of America, As Represented By The Secretary Of The Navy

Software-based fabric enablement

A first fabric abstraction layer couples to a data link layer and a physical layer of a network fabric device. The network fabric device is connected to other network elements within a network via at least one network connection, such as a fiber optic connection.
Nant Holdings Ip, Llc

Pressure sensitive stylus

In one implementation, a pressure sensitive stylus may receive, at a controller, drawing area coordinates, a stroke pressure from a voltage generated by a piezoelectric crystal, and a stylus coordinate direction from a plurality of fiber optic sensors, determine a drawing area from a wireless signal frequency corresponding to the drawing area coordinates, determine a drawing mode of a stylus stroke, wherein the drawing mode includes a stylus coordinate direction and a stylus stroke type, and transmit the drawing area and the stylus stroke.. .
Hewlett-packard Development Company, L.p.

De-rotating mechanism for off-axis fiber optic rotary joint

The current invention is to disclose a de-rotating mechanism for off-axis fiber optic rotary joints. Dove prism is a de-rotating mechanism and is widely used for on-axis fiber optic rotary joints.
Princetel, Inc.

Field access terminal system

An optical communication cable and related systems and methods are provided. A method for field terminating an optical fiber of a fiber optic distribution cable includes accessing at least one of a plurality of optical fibers of the distribution cable by creating an access location in the distribution cable, inserting a cutting tool through the access location such that the cutting tool extends longitudinally past the access location a predetermined distance, terminating the at least one of the plurality of optical fibers at the predetermined distance, removing at least a portion of the at least one terminated optical fiber through the access location, and inserting the portion of the at least one terminated optical fiber through a furcation tube premounted on a small access closure device..
Corning Optical Communications Llc

Extending a range of an optical fiber distributed sensing system

Embodiments are directed to a distributed temperature sensing system. The system includes a first fiber optic cable and a second fiber optic cable.
Ofs Fitel, Llc

Downhole fiber optic hydrophone

Methods, systems, devices, and products for acoustic detection in a borehole. Apparatus embodiments comprise an acoustic sensor including: a pressure transducer comprising a flexing member attached to an optical medium, the transducer configured to convert a low-amplitude, high-frequency acoustic pressure signal within a nominal borehole pressure incident on the transducer to an alternating strain on the optical medium along an axis of the medium via movement of the flexing member while suppressing conversion of low-frequency signals and constant pressure into strain of the optical medium, the acoustic pressure signal propagated via a downhole fluid coupled with the transducer; and a detector configured to generate acoustic measurement information responsive to received electromagnetic radiation transmitted through the medium along the axis, the at least one optical property of the medium being responsive to the alternating strain on the medium such that the electromagnetic radiation received by the detector represents the acoustic signal..
Baker Hughes Incorporated

Force sensor temperature compensation

A force sensor apparatus is provided including a tube portion having a plurality of radial ribs and at least one fiber optic strain gauge positioned over each rib of the plurality of radial ribs. A proximal end of the tube portion is operably couplable to a shaft of a surgical instrument that is operably couplable to a manipulator arm of a robotic surgical system, and a distal end of the tube portion is proximally couplable to a wrist joint coupled to an end effector.
Intuitive Surgical Operations, Inc.

Subsea power-over-fiber can bus converter

Messages on controller area network (can) buses are communicated over subsea links to subsea devices that also require electrical power to function. These subsea devices may be disposed kilometers away from the signal source where electrical signal and power transmission is impractical.
Teledyne Instruments, Inc.

Subsea fiber optical termination module

In an embodiment, a subsea fiber optical termination module for deployment in a subsea environment, includes at least one fiber optical termination unit for terminating a fiber optical cable, the fiber optical cable including a plurality of optical fibers. Further, the subsea fiber optical termination module includes one or more optical connectors and at least one connecting tube, each connecting tube containing one or more of the plurality of optical fibers and connecting one or more of the plurality of optical fibers from the high-pressure section to the at least one optical connector.
Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

Fiber blocking kits

Fiber blocking apparatuses couple to an outside fiber optic cable and include a damping unit that prevents damaging (e.g., micro-fracturing) optical fibers received from the outside fiber optic cable and blocks a gelatinous element from advancing out of the outside fiber optic cable. The fiber blocking apparatuses include a view port providing visibility of a routing of the optical fibers in the fiber blocking apparatuses..
Telect, Inc.

Parking door assemblies for use with fiber distribution hubs and methods of installing parking door assemblies

A fiber distribution hub includes an exterior cabinet housing, a cabinet door, a distribution panel, and a parking door assembly. The distribution panel located in a cable holding volume defined by the exterior cabinet housing includes a fiber distribution field formed of connector adapters that provide a connection between feeder cables and distribution cables.
Corning Research & Development Corporation

Duplex clip assembly for fiber optic connectors

A duplex clip assembly for lc fiber optic plug connectors has a duplex housing, a crimp sleeve, and a housing cover. The duplex housing retains a portion of each fiber optic plug connector such as to allow each fiber optic plug connector to rotate relative to the duplex housing.
Panduit Corp.

Low cost hardened fiber optic connection system

The present disclosure relates to a ruggedized/hardened fiber optic connection system designed to reduce cost. In one example, selected features of a fiber optic adapter are integrated with a wall (24) of an enclosure (22).
Commscope Connectivity Belgium Bvba

Fiber optic cable assembly

The present disclosure relates to a fiber optic cable arrangement including a plurality of fiber optic cables. At a central section of the fiber optic cable arrangement, the fiber optic cables are arranged in a core and are protected by an outer split sleeve.
Commscope Technologies Llc

Spring push and push-pull tab for tightly spaced fiber optic connectors

A spring push for a fiber optic connector includes an engagement member having a slot to receive a handle that also engages a distal portion of the engagement number. The spring push, along with the handle, allows for fiber optic connectors to be installed and removed from adapters in high density applications.
Us Conec, Ltd

Mount for fiber optic crossbow sight

A mount for a crossbow adjustable multiple fiber optic sight with a sight housing and having a plurality of adjustable sight pins. A graduated elevation scale is secured to the sight housing and a graduated slide scale with adjustable clamps is secured to the graduated elevation scale.

Cellular backhaul coverage algorithms

Systems and methods for designing cellular backhaul networks are disclosed. The system can include an adaptive graph minimum spanning tree (ag-mst) algorithm to identify and connect stranded cellular sites at minimum cost.
T-mobile Usa, Inc.

System and method to add alien wavelength channels to optical line system

Systems, methods, and devices for adding an alien or native wavelength optical signal to a fiber optic line. A portion of a spectrum of the fiber optic line corresponding to the optical signal is blocked with a wavelength selective switch (wss).
Infinera Corporation

Dual wavelenth optical time domain reflectometer systems and methods embedded in a wdm system

Systems and methods using a bi-directional optical time domain reflectometer (otdr) to monitor a fiber optic communication system including a first node and a second node. The systems and methods include performing a first otdr measurement at a first otdr wavelength at the first node on a first fiber; performing a second otdr measurement at a second otdr wavelength at the second node on the first fiber; and utilizing the first otdr measurement and the second otdr measurement for event detection on the first fiber..
Ciena Corporation

Indexing terminal arrangement

An indexing terminal arrangement includes a terminal housing that receives an input cable; an optical power splitter disposed within the interior of the terminal housing; a first multi-fiber optical adapter coupled to the terminal housing; a first single-fiber optical adapter coupled to the terminal housing; and a pass-through multi-fiber optical adapter coupled to the terminal housing. Split optical signals are provided to the first multi-fiber optical adapter and the first single-fiber optical adapter.
Commscope Technologies Llc

Fiber optic wire splice enclosure

A system and method for securely holding a fiber optic cable splice in place and for creating a watertight splice by encapsulating two or more fiber optic cables having one or more spliced fiber optic strands in an enclosure with an encapsulant to create a permanent, watertight, fiber-optic splicing system and method.. .
Uraseal, Inc.

Single thread fiber optic transmission

A system for managing multiple transmissions over a single fiber optic thread at an oilfield. The system includes surface equipment and a downhole device coupled to the equipment by way of the fiber optic thread.
Schlumberger Technology Corporation

Frequency comb for downhole chemical sensing

The present disclosure relates to systems and methods for analyzing fluids. The method for analyzing a chemical sample within a wellbore, contained within an interrogation device, may comprise broadcasting a coherent light from a frequency comb module, directing the coherent light through a fiber optic line to the interrogation device, irradiating the chemical sample with the coherent light, capturing light resulting from the irradiation of the chemical sample, and producing a spectrum resulting from the captured light from the chemical sample.
Halliburton Energy Services, Inc.

Electrically conductive fiber optic slickline for coiled tubing operations

A slickline that includes both electrically conductive and fiber optic capacity. The slickline includes a fiber optic thread or bundle of threads disposed in a support tube and surrounded by an electrically conductive member such as tightly wound copper threads.
Schlumberger Technology Corporation

Method and rapid sterilization of a room

Methods and systems for sterilizing a room are disclosed, including using a laser to generate a pulsed laser beam; using a robotic arm to direct the pulsed laser beam to a scattering optical element and to change the position of the scattering optical element; and using the scattering optical element to substantially isotropically scatter the radiation of the pulsed laser beam 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.

Phototherapy devices and methods

The present disclosure relates to a phototherapy device that can deliver light to tissues to activate photoactive agents that have been applied to the tissues or that are included within a fiber optic tip member of the device which may be coupled to a light source using a sleeve. The present disclosure also relates to methods of phototherapy using the phototherapy device such as anti-bactericidal treatment, anti-fungal treatment, anti-parasitic treatment, anti-viral treatment..
Klox Technologies Inc.

Photonic switches, photonic switching fabrics and methods for data centers

Data center interconnections, which encompass wscs as well as traditional data centers, have become both a bottleneck and a cost/power issue for cloud computing providers, cloud service providers and the users of the cloud generally. Fiber optic technologies already play critical roles in data center operations and will increasingly in the future.
Aeponyx Inc.

Method for monitoring environmental states of a microscope sample with an electron microscope sample holder

An apparatus and a method for measuring and monitoring the properties of a fluid, for example, pressure, temperature, and chemical properties, within a sample holder for an electron microscope. The apparatus includes at least one fiber optic sensor used for measuring temperature and/or pressure and/or ph positioned in proximity of the sample..
Protochips, Inc.

Fiber optic ferrule with rear holes to align a guide pin clamp with field changeable guide pins

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

Fiber optic sensing of tool strain or tool angle

A hinged tool includes a first member; a second member pivotally connected to the first member at a pivot; and an optical fiber. The optical fiber is fixed to the first member at a load application region and fixed to at least one of the pivot and the second member at a location such that the optical fiber bends when the first member and the second member are pivoted with respect to one another.
Intuitive Surgical Operations, Inc.

Mri-compatible cryocatheters and system

A system and device for cryoablation of tissue that is suitable for use within an mri environment. The device may include an elongate body, a treatment element at the distal portion of the elongate body, and one or more pull fibers.
Medtronic Cryocath Lp

Single-chip transceiver with electronic dispersion compensation for coherent optical channels

A transceiver for fiber optic communications. The transceiver can include a transmitter module having a transmitter host interface configured to receive an input host signal; a transmitter framer configured to frame the input host signal and to generate a framed host signal; and a transmitter coder configured to encode the framed host signal to generate an encoded host signal for transmission over a communication channel.
Inphi Corporation

Fiber optic switching network using a wideband comb laser

A fiber optic switching network includes a comb laser source that provides laser light at a plurality of wavelengths on a single optical fiber. Light from the comb laser source is directed into different optical fibers by a demultiplexer such as an arrayed waveguide grating (awg) or cyclic awg.
Facebook, Inc.

Low-power fiber optic transceiver

The present disclosure pertains to systems and methods for low-power optical transceivers. In one embodiment, a low-power optical transceiver may include a microcontroller and an optical receiver and an optical transmitter in communication with and controlled by the microcontroller.
Schweitzer Engineering Laboratories, Inc.

Optical communication module

An optic module for use with a host is disclosed that includes a port configured to accept an optical connector connected to fiber optic cables which carry optic signals. A receiver module is configured to receive an incoming optic signal and convert the received optic signal to a received electrical signal while a transimpedance amplifier amplifies the received electrical signal.
Macom Technology Solutions Holdings, Inc.

Device for distributing hybrid trunk cable

A transition assembly for a hybrid trunk cable includes: a hybrid trunk cable comprising a plurality of power conductors and a plurality of optical fibers surrounded by a jacket; a transition cup having a cavity, the hybrid trunk cable entering a first end of the transition cup; a plurality of power cords exiting a second end of the transition cup, each of the power cords electrically connected to a respective power conductor; a plurality of fiber optic cords exiting the second end of the transition cup, each of the fiber optic cords optically connected to a respective optical fiber; and a weather-resistant material residing in the cavity of the transition cup to protect the power cords and the fiber optic cords within the cavity.. .
Commscope Technologies Llc

Tubing for equalizing lengths of fiber optic ribbons of a ribbon stack in distribution frames/cabinets/trays

A system (90) for routing a stack of fiber optic ribbons (100) includes a fiber optic cable (50) and a fiber guide tube (300). The fiber optic cable (50) includes a jacket (54) and a ribbon stack (110).
Commscope Technologies Llc

Managed connectivity in fiber optic systems and methods thereof

A fiber optic connector arrangement includes a printed circuit board coupled to a connector housing. The printed circuit board includes a memory storage device that is configured to store physical layer information pertaining to the fiber optic connector arrangement.
Commscope Technologies Llc

Splice-on optical connector for outside plant drop cable

A connector assembly for a fiber optic cable comprises a multi-part inner housing adapted to support an optical fiber splice connection structure. A cable clamp is located at a proximal end of the inner housing and is adapted to engage an outer sheath of a fiber optic cable.
Afl Telecommunications Llc

Fiber optic connector sub-assemblies including a bonding agent, along with related methods

A fiber optic connector sub-assembly includes a ferrule having a front end, a rear end, and a ferrule bore extending between the front and rear ends along a longitudinal axis. The fiber optic connector sub-assembly also includes a bonding agent disposed in the ferrule bore and having first and second ends along the longitudinal axis.
Corning Optical Communications Llc

Expanded beam fiber optic connector, and cable assembly, and methods for manufacturing

A fiber optic cable and connector assembly is disclosed. In one aspect, the assembly includes a cable optical fiber, an optical fiber stub and a beam expanding fiber segment optically coupled between the cable optical fiber and the optical fiber stub.
Commscope Asia Holdings B.v.

Methods and devices for cleaving optical fibers

Methods for cleaving an optical fiber that extends from a ferrule are provided herein. The ferrule can be aligned on a first side of a scribe wire and an unconstrained end of the optical fiber on a second side of the scribe wire.
Corning Optical Communications Llc

System and optical frequency domain reflectometer

Systems, methods, and devices of the various embodiments enable mitigation of the effects of birefringence in optical frequency domain reflectometer (ofdr) sensing fiber. Various embodiments enable the measurement of the polarization state of the light in a sensing fiber throughout the entire sensing cable in a highly distributed manner typical of ofdr systems.
United States Of America As Represented By The Administrator Of Nasa

Multifiber interrogation with reflectometry techniques

A system and method for simultaneously addressing multiple parallel distributed fiber optic sensors using a single interrogation instrument is disclosed. One or more of the fiber optic sensors are provided with a non-reflective delay element to prevent an overlap in time between backscatter returns from the distributed fiber optic sensors, thereby allowing the backscatter returns from each sensor to be distinguished based on round-trip transit time..
Schlumberger Technology Corporation

Devices, systems, and methods for checking the continuity of at least one splice within a fiber optic connector

A system includes a plurality of different types of fiber optic connectors each having at least one stub optical fiber configured to be spliced to at least one cable optical fiber. The system also includes a tool configured to: a) receive and detect the different types of fiber optic connectors; and b) set a threshold value for an acceptable indication of continuity for at least one splice between the at least one stub optical fiber and the at least one cable optical fiber based on which type of the fiber optic connector is received and detected..
Corning Optical Communications Llc

Fiber optic connector termination tool

A tool for testing the termination of optical connectors has a housing, a cradle attached to the housing, and a cover removeably attached to the cradle. The cradle is configured to restrain a fiber optic connector and the cover is configured to at least partially block ambient light from reaching the fiber optic connector.
Panduit Corp.

Fishing system

In one embodiment, an intelligent fishing system is provided to enable more accurate fishing in different water types and conditions. The system includes a fishing rod having a reel, the reel comprising at least a portion of a fiber optic cable, and a first device connected at or near a first end of the fiber optic cable, the first device having a controller and at least one camera.

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

Method and system for determining downhole optical fiber orientation and/or location

A probe is provided that contacts the inner surface of the casing or other production tubing and imparts energy to the surface at the contact point, for example as heat energy or mechanical energy. Energy is imparted around the circumference of the casing, and a fiber optic distributed sensor located on the outer surface of the casing is used to measure and record the energy that it receives whilst the probe is moved to impart energy around the circumference.
Silixa Ltd.

Two-port high isolation filter

An optical signal isolation device comprising a common port, an isolated diagnostic port, an integrated circulator comprising an input circulator fiber, an output circulator fiber, and a fiber-to-fiber optical coupler configured to couple an isolated optical signal propagating along the input circulator fiber to the output circulator fiber for propagation along the output circulator fiber, a multi-fiber alignment body that secures at least portions of each of the multi-signal fiber, the isolated diagnostic signal fiber, the input circulator fiber, and the output circulator fiber, and a wavelength-selective optical assembly including an optical signal filter, fiber-to-filter focusing optics, and a communications signal reflector. The integrated circulator and the wavelength selective optical assembly are configured such that the communications component is retro-reflected back to the common port and the diagnostic component is passes out of the isolated diagnostic port..
Alliance Fiber Optic Products, Inc.

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

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

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 .

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.

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

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

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

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

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.

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