Molded optical fiber connectors
Concentric optic termination utilizing a fixture
Resilient ferrule connector
Device for connecting optical fibers
Fiber optic connector and apparatus and method employing same Patent #: 4579419
ApplicationNo. 06/858186 filed on 04/04/1986
US Classes:385/72, Fiber end held in ferrule385/84Tube-type holding structure
ExaminersPrimary: Sikes, William L.
Assistant: Ngo, John
Attorney, Agent or Firm
International ClassG02B 6/38 (20060101)
Foreign Application Priority Data1984-09-05 JP
AbstractThis invention ferrule which covers an end of an optical fiber is structured to have a larger elastic displacement compared to ordinary ones.And misalignment at coupling is absorbed, thereby reducing a coupling loss as well as sliding force at the coupling.