ApplicationNo. 09322715 filed on 05/28/1999
US Classes:385/53, WITH DISENGAGABLE MECHANICAL CONNECTOR385/89, Plural fiber/device connections385/137, Fiber holder (i.e., for single fiber or holding multiple single fibers together)385/59Plural fiber-to-fiber connections
ExaminersPrimary: Lee, John D.
Assistant: Song, Sarah
Attorney, Agent or Firm
Foreign Patent References
International ClassG02B 6/36
AbstractThe optical fiber holder of the coupling device has a top, a bottom, and narrow side faces between the top and the bottom. Intermediate faces are formed at the transitions between the narrow side faces and the top and the bottom. A receptacle into which the holder is inserted axially has internal contact areas which are in contact with the intermediate faces without play.
Field of SearchWITH DISENGAGABLE MECHANICAL CONNECTOR
Multi-part (e.g., two pieces screwed together or bayonet latched)
Compressively fixed (e.g., chuck, collet, crimp, set screws, etc.)
Compressively fixed (chuck, collet, crimp, set screw, etc.)
Groove-type holding structure
Having at least one layer compressively fixed (e.g., crimp, tightening screws, etc.)
Plural fiber/device connections
Fiber holder (i.e., for single fiber or holding multiple single fibers together)