Submarine communication cable including optical fibres within an electrically conductive tube
Optical fiber cable
Optical fiber cable for use in high temperature contaminating environment
Underwater optical fiber cable
Flexible fiber optic distribution cable
Fibre-optic cable assemblies
Optical fiber units and optical cables Patent #: 5289556
ApplicationNo. 987841 filed on 12/09/1997
US Classes:385/113, With strength member385/109Loose tube type
ExaminersPrimary: Lee, John D.
Assistant: Stahl, Michael J.
Attorney, Agent or Firm
Foreign Patent References
International ClassG02B 006/44
Foreign Application Priority Data1996-12-09 FR
AbstractThe reinforced optical fiber cable of unitube structure comprises a protective tube for protecting optical fibers, a reinforcing layer, and reinforcing cords, together with an outer sheath around the protective tube. In the cable the protective tube is of corrugated tubular structure. Such a cable is particularly suited for use as a long distance transmission cable.