04268115 is referenced by 124 patents and cites 3 patents.

A metal ferrule is attached to the end of an optic fiber, with the ferrule end and fiber tip coplanar. The ferrule and fiber are slidably mounted in a housing which incorporates a quick-release connecting catch, and are abutted by spring-loading against a mating optical device. The catch is adapted to engage a fitting secured to the mating optical device.

Title
Quick-release fiber-optic connector
Application Number
6/44575
Publication Number
4268115
Application Date
June 1, 1979
Publication Date
May 19, 1981
Inventor
Steven W Braun
Encinitas
CA, US
Charles S Slemon
Encinitas
CA, US
Agent
Peter I Lippman
Assignee
Tetra Tech
CA, US
IPC
G02B 5/14
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