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David S Hardcastle, Eric M Morgan, Edward B Lurie, Janet A Kling: Small form factor optical connector with thermoplastic adhesive. 3M Innovative Properties Company, Gregg H Rosenblatt, December 12, 2006: US07147384 (63 worldwide citation)

A optical connector for terminating an optical fiber comprises a housing configured to mate with an LC receptacle. The housing comprises a polymer material that does not deform when exposed to temperatures of at least 210° C. The optical connector further includes a ferrule assembly. The ferrule ass ...


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James P Malone, Warren J Biskupek, Edward B Lurie: Package for an optical fiber jumper. Minnesota Mining and Manufacturing Company, Gary L Griswold, Walter N Kirn, John C Barnes, May 5, 1992: US05109983 (41 worldwide citation)

A package for handling and shipping optical fiber jumpers which permit testing during manufacturing and by the end user, which package includes a sheet having allochiral halves each with cut-outs to form ears upon which to spirally wind a length of optical fiber having a connector plug formed on eac ...


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Edward B Lurie, Raman K Selli: Polished fiber optic ferrules. Minnesota Mining and Manufacturing Company, Gary L Griswold, Walter N Kirn, Jack V Musgrove, September 27, 1994: US05351327 (18 worldwide citation)

A method of polishing ferrules used in optical fiber connectors centers the apex of the spherical end face of the ferrule on the fiber axis. The invention is directed to ferrules whose ends are angled and generally spherical, providing angled physical contact (APC) between a pair of interconnected f ...


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Richard L Simmons, Curtis L Shoemaker, Kenneth L Kornele, Harry A Loder, Edward B Lurie: Method of making a three dimensional optical circuit. 3M Innovative Properties Company, Yen Tong Florczak, April 15, 2003: US06549710 (17 worldwide citation)

A method of making a three dimensional optical circuit featuring an optical manifold for organizing, guiding and protecting individual optical fibers is provided. One aspect of the present invention is a three dimensional manifold which may be constructed using a rapid prototyping process such as, b ...


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Larry R Cox, Edward B Lurie, Eric M Morgan, David S Hardcastle: Field termination apparatus and method for small form factor optical connectors with thermoplastic adhesive. 3M Innovative Properties Company, Gregg H Rosenblatt, August 14, 2007: US07255486 (15 worldwide citation)

A load adapter and method for terminating an optical fiber in a small form factor connector having a ferrule portion and a barrel portion that include a pre-loaded thermoplastic adhesive material, and a housing. The load adapter includes a thermally conductive body having a base section and a connec ...


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Larry R Cox, Harry A Loder, Edward B Lurie, Mark D Matthies: Strain relief boot with flexible extension for guiding fiber optic cable. 3M Innovative Properties Company, Melanie G Gover, February 21, 2006: US07001081 (13 worldwide citation)

The present invention relates to a fiber optic cable assembly including a connector subassembly having a fiber optic cable terminated in a connector, the fiber optic cable having a minimum bend radius; and a strain relief boot attached to the connector subassembly, the strain relief boot having a co ...


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Edward B Lurie, Raman K Selli: Method for polishing fiber optic ferrules. Minnesota Mining and Manufacturing Company, Gary L Griswold, Walter N Kirn, Jack V Musgrove, October 17, 1995: US05458528 (12 worldwide citation)

A method of polishing ferrules used in optical fiber connectors centers the apex of the spherical end face of the ferrule on the fiber axis. The invention is directed to ferrules whose ends are angled and generally spherical, providing angled physical contact (APC) between a pair of interconnected f ...


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Richard L Simmons, Curtis L Shoemaker, Kenneth L Kornele, Harry A Loder, Edward B Lurie: In-line shuffle modules utilizing three dimensional optical circuits. 3M Innovative Properties Company, Melanie G Gover, December 14, 2004: US06832032 (11 worldwide citation)

A three dimensional optical circuit featuring an optical manifold for organizing, guiding and protecting individual optical fibers is shown. One aspect of the present invention is a three dimensional manifold which may be constructed using a rapid prototyping process such as, but not limited to, ste ...


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Richard L Simmons, Curtis L Shoemaker, Kenneth L Kornele, Harry A Loder, Edward B Lurie: Three dimensional optical circuit. 3M Innovative Properties Company, Yen Tong Florczak, April 29, 2003: US06556754 (11 worldwide citation)

A three dimensional optical circuit featuring an optical manifold for organizing, guiding and protecting individual optical fibers is shown. One aspect of the present invention is a three dimensional manifold which may be constructed using a rapid prototyping process such as, but not limited to, ste ...


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Richard L Simmons, Curtis L Shoemaker, Kenneth L Kornele, Harry A Loder, Edward B Lurie, Marion A Casserberg: Three dimensional optical circuits. 3M Innovative Properties Company, Yen Tong Florczak, February 1, 2005: US06850684 (4 worldwide citation)

A three dimensional optical circuit featuring an optical manifold for organizing, guiding and protecting individual optical fibers is shown. One aspect of the present invention is a three dimensional manifold which may be constructed using a rapid prototyping process such as, but not limited to, ste ...