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David L Hollis: Omnidirectional loop antenna array. Corning Glass Works Corning NY, Clarence R Patty Jr, Walter S Zebrowski, William J Simmons Jr, August 8, 1972: US3683389 (105 worldwide citation)

An antenna array for use with a system for receiving signals from a radio capsule disposed within a patient's gastrointestinal tract. The array of antennas comprises three mutually perpendicular loop antennas, two of which are ferrite-core loop antennas disposed near the center of the array, the thi ...


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Roy E Smith: Method and apparatus for splicing optical fibers. Corning Glass Works, William J Simmons Jr, Walter S Zebrowski, Clarence R Patty Jr, September 20, 1977: US04049414 (71 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus are described for permanently splicing glass optical fibers. The fibers are aligned colinearly, and their endfaces are brought into contact. An electrical arc discharge is generated at the junction between the fibers and is moved along the junction to ensure complete fusing of ...


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Thomas A Cook, Marshall C Hudson: Light source for optical waveguide bundle. Corning Glass Works, William J Simmons Jr, Walter S Zebrowski, Clarence R Patty Jr, April 13, 1976: US03950075 (66 worldwide citation)

A source of optical wave energy for an optical communication system. One end of an optical waveguide fiber bundle is disposed in light-receiving relationship with respect to light from a Lambertian-type light source such as a light emitting diode. A spherical bead of transparent material disposed be ...


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Michael G Blankenship: Method of making glass optical waveguide. Corning Glass Works, William J Simmons Jr, Walter S Zebrowski, Clarence R Patty Jr, January 13, 1976: US03932162 (52 worldwide citation)

A method of forming an optical waveguide by forming a first layer of glass having a predetermined refractive index on the outside peripheral wall surface of a substantially cylindrical mandrel. Thereafter, a second layer of glass is applied to the surface of the first layer, the second layer having ...


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Youssef Kohanzadeh, Roy E Smith: Method and apparatus for splicing optical fibers. Corning Glass Works, William J Simmons Jr, Walter S Zebrowski, Clarence R Patty Jr, June 1, 1976: US03960531 (50 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus are described for permanently splicing glass optical fibers. The fibers are aligned colinearly, and their ends are brought into contact. Electric and magnetic fields are generated in the vicinity of the fiber end portions. The electric field creates an arc which moves along th ...


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Robert M Hawk, Frank L Thiel: Optical waveguide connector. Corning Glass Works, William J Simmons Jr, Walter S Zebrowski, Clarence R Patty Jr, July 25, 1978: US04102561 (48 worldwide citation)

An optical fiber connector comprising a first resilient member having elongated grooves in the surface thereof into which fibers to be optically connected are disposed end-to-end. A second resilient member is urged against that portion of the fibers opposite the first member, thereby causing a sligh ...


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Robert Olshansky: Buffered optical waveguide fiber. Corning Glass Works, William J Simmons Jr, Walter S Zebrowski, Clarence R Patty Jr, August 8, 1978: US04105284 (48 worldwide citation)

A low loss buffered optical waveguide fiber is described. An optical waveguide fiber is coated with a first layer of high modulus material applied to the exterior longitudinal surface thereof. Thereafter, a second layer of low modulus plastic material is disposed over the layer of high modulus mater ...


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Philip S Levin: High bandwidth optical waveguide. Corning Glass Works, William J Simmons Jr, July 13, 1982: US04339174 (47 worldwide citation)

An optical waveguide filament comprising a cladding layer, a core and a barrier layer disposed between the core and cladding. The barrier layer comprises silica doped with B.sub.2 O.sub.3, P.sub.2 O.sub.5 and GeO.sub.2. The core consists of an inner region and an outer region, the boundary between w ...


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William J Miller, Carlton M Truesdale, David L Weidman, Donald R Young Jr: Achromatic fiber optic coupler. Corning Incorporated, William J Simmons Jr, April 30, 1991: US05011251 (46 worldwide citation)

An achromatic fiber optic coupler of the type wherein first and second single-mode optical fibers, each having a core and a cladding, are fused together along a portion of the lengths thereof to form a coupling region. A matrix glass of lower index than the fiber claddings surrounds the coupling reg ...


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Robert M Hawk: Optical waveguide connector using resilient material and V-groove. Corning Glass Works, William J Simmons Jr, Walter S Zebrowski, Clarence R Patty Jr, May 9, 1978: US04088386 (46 worldwide citation)

An optical fiber connector comprising a first resilient member having an elongated V-shaped groove in the surface thereof into which two fibers to be optically connected are disposed end-to-end. A second resilient member is urged against that portion of the fibers opposite the first member, thereby ...