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James B Wiese, Daniel M Joffe: Surge protection systems and methods for ethernet communication equipment in outside plant environments. ADTRAN, Maynard Cooper & Gale P C, Jon E Holland, January 22, 2013: US08358492 (2 worldwide citation)

The present disclosure generally pertains to surge protection systems that protect outside plant equipment from high-energy surges. In one exemplary embodiment, a protection system is used for protecting Ethernet equipment that is coupled to an outside Ethernet cable. The protection system provides ...


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James B Wiese, Daniel M Joffe: Surge protection systems and methods for outside plant ethernet. Adtran, Lanier Ford Shaver & Ford P C, Jon E Holland, August 14, 2012: US08243412 (1 worldwide citation)

The present disclosure generally pertains to surge protection systems that protect outside plant equipment from high-energy surges. In one exemplary embodiment, a protection system is used for protecting Ethernet equipment that is coupled to an outside Ethernet cable. The protection system provides ...


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Jason R Ferguson, Robert S Kroninger, Steven M Robinson, James B Wiese, Joseph H Christ: Systems and methods for swapping span power modules in telecommunication networks. ADTRAN, Maynard Cooper & Gale P C, Jon E Holland, February 5, 2013: US08368250

The present disclosure generally pertains to systems and methods for swapping span power modules that are used for supplying power to network interface units (NIUs). A span power module in accordance with one exemplary embodiment of the present disclosure has logic capable of communicating with logi ...


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James B Wiese, Timothy N Ardley: Gas tube impulse protection. Adtran, Fish & Richardson P C, January 17, 2017: US09548608

Methods, systems, and apparatus for protecting electrical components are disclosed. In one aspect a system includes a first gas discharge tube connected to a first conductor of a first twisted wire pair; and a second gas discharge tube connected to a second conductor of the first twisted wire pair. ...


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James B Wiese, Daniel M Joffe, Steven M Robinson: System and method for isolating and protecting a PoE (power over ethernet) device. Adtran, Smith Tempel Blaha, Michael J Tempel, November 14, 2017: US09819500

A surge protection device includes an isolating transformer configured to conduct an Ethernet data signal on a wire pair and configured to provide voltage surge protection for Ethernet equipment coupled to the wire pair, and a power supply coupled to the isolating transformer and configured to condu ...


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James B Wiese, Daniel M Joffe: Surge protection systems and methods for outside plant ethernet. Lanier Ford Shaver & Payne PC, December 3, 2009: US20090296302-A1

The present disclosure generally pertains to surge protection systems that protect outside plant equipment from high-energy surges. In one exemplary embodiment, a protection system is used for protecting Ethernet equipment that is coupled to an outside Ethernet cable. The protection system provides ...


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James B Wiese, Daniel M Joffe: Surge protection systems and methods for ethernet communication equipment in outside plant environments. June 2, 2011: US20110128661-A1

The present disclosure generally pertains to surge protection systems that protect outside plant equipment from high-energy surges. In one exemplary embodiment, a protection system is used for protecting Ethernet equipment that is coupled to an outside Ethernet cable. The protection system provides ...