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Denis G Mulholland, Ronald R Schaffer, Gary N Warner: Coupling bushing for various types of optical fiber connectors. AMP Incorporated, December 17, 1991: US05073042 (194 worldwide citation)

A coupling bushing 1 for optical fiber connectors comprises a first half structure 1A comprising a base 14 having an axial bore 16 and a socket 15 extending from tlhe rear 21 of the base 14. The socket 15 has a bore 16 axially aligned with the bore of the base 14 to form an extension thereof. The so ...


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Denis G Mulholland, Ronald R Schaffer, Gary N Warner: Overconnector assembly for a pair of push-pull coupling type optical fiber connectors. AMP Incorporated, Gerald G Kita, June 16, 1992: US05123071 (109 worldwide citation)

An overconnector assembly 10 converts a pair of simplex optical fiber connectors 1, each having a defined exterior profile, into a unitary structure that operates as a duplex connector. The overconnector assembly 10 comprises a bipartite structure of complementary parts 76, 77. Each part has a doubl ...


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Gary N Warner: Angled electro optic connector. AMP Incorporated, March 24, 1987: US04652082 (57 worldwide citation)

A connector for forming sharp angle termination of an optical fiber cable is formed by a pair of mirror image members which together define a profiled fiber channel having a small radius of curvature. A fiber is prepared by stripping the buffer from the free end and placing it in the channel of one ...


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Denis G Mulholland, Ronald R Schaffer, Gary N Warner: Adapter assembly with improved receptacle for a push-pull coupling type of optical fiber connector. January 21, 1992: US05082344 (56 worldwide citation)

An adapter assembly for optical fiber connectors comprises a base having a profiled axial bore, a receptacle housing and a receptacle. The receptacle housing has at least one four sided compartment structure extending forwared from the base and open at a front receiving end. Within the housing is th ...


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Denis G Mulholland, Ronald R Schaffer, Gary N Warner: Interconnect assembly for wall outlet. AMP Incorporated, August 25, 1992: US05142597 (53 worldwide citation)

An interconnect assembly 1 includes an adapter assembly 15, a coupling bushing 13 and an insert 14. The assembly 1 is situated within a wall outlet 2 having a hood assembly 4 with an aperature 8 for receiving therethrough a plug terminated optical fiber cable. The plug is received through the apertu ...


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Denis G Mulholland, Ronald R Schaffer, Gary N Warner: Active device mount assembly with interface mount for push-pull coupling type optical fiber connectors. AMP Incorporated, August 27, 1991: US05042891 (51 worldwide citation)

An active device mount assembly 1 comprises an interface mount 4 having front socket 9. Further included is an active device 5. The assembly 1 may also include a focusing element 6. The device 5 has an emission axis aimed along the axis of the optical focusing element. The assembly 4 further compris ...


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Ronald R Schaffer, Gary N Warner: Friction detent duplex plug assembly. The Whitaker Corporation, Katherine A Nelson, Driscoll A Nina Jr, December 7, 1993: US05268982 (43 worldwide citation)

A fiber optic plug assembly (10) including resistance-fit cover-halves (12A and 12B) which are combinative to house both simplex plugs (20) and duplex plugs (not shown) to permit duplex data transmission to take place using simplex parts.


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Ronald R Schaffer, Gary N Warner: Alignment cover for a fiber optic receptacle. AMP Incorporated, Katherine A Nelson, Driscoll A Nina Jr, September 7, 1993: US05243678 (41 worldwide citation)

A self-aligning optical receptacle cover (10) suitable for use with various types of optical receptacles (20). The cover (10) seals the receptacle (20) against dust and debris, and alignment pylons (16, 18) extending from receptacle cover (10) cooperate with active optical devices (30, 40) to mainta ...


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Wallace R Savitsky, Ronald R Schaffer, Gary N Warner: Connector with precision fiber optic alignment clamp. AMP Incorporated, October 23, 1990: US04964685 (38 worldwide citation)

An adhesiveless connector 1 for a fiber optic cable 3 has an alignment ferrule 7 with a tubular passageway 24 for encircling an optical member 3 having a jacket 6 and fiber 2 and a tip 8 with centrally disposed aperture 16 for closely receiving an end of the fiber 2 from the tubular passageway 24. A ...


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Denis G Mulholland, Ronald R Schaffer, Gary N Warner: Fiber protector. AMP Incorporated, August 4, 1992: US05136672 (29 worldwide citation)

The end of an optical fiber connector 3 and fiber 8 end are protected by a fiber protector body 9 during bonding of the fiber optic cable 6 to the connector 3. The protector body 9 comprises an elongated protective sleeve section 73 with axial bore 74 and terminates in means 75 for securing the prot ...