05058983 is referenced by 101 patents and cites 8 patents.

A terminator for use with an optical fiber access port structure that supports an optical fiber having an optical end face exposed to communicate with a like end face of another fiber, the terminator comprising a pig-tail-free compact supporting body carrying within itself light-absorbing means and shaped to removably interfit with the access port structure to present the light-absorbing means in light transferring relationship to the exposed end of said optical fiber at the port in manner to absorb incident light from the fiber end face and prevent back-reflection.

Title
Fiber optic connector terminator
Application Number
7/549377
Publication Number
5058983
Application Date
July 6, 1990
Publication Date
October 22, 1991
Inventor
Wayne Moore
Marlboro
MA, US
Andong Hu
Whitinsville
MA, US
Frederick J Gillham
Westboro
MA, US
Michael C Corke
Mendon
MA, US
Agent
Fish & Richardson
Assignee
Aster Corporation
MA, US
IPC
G02B 6/36
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