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Douglas W Glover, John C Hoffer, Erlon F Johnson, Ronald R Schaffer: Fiber optic connector assembly and wall outlet thereof. AMP Incorporated, Adrian J LaRue, Anton P Ness, September 16, 1986: US04611887 (191 worldwide citation)

A fiber optic connector assembly comprises a housing member having a passageway extending therethrough. A receptacle connector member is latchably mounted in the passageway and has therein fiber optic connectors terminated to ends of fiber optic transmission members and fiber optic cables. The fiber ...


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John C Hoffer, Carl M Bruckner, Jon M Orrell, Paula J Parke: High density fiber optic interconnection enclosure. The Whitaker Corporation, Anton P Ness, March 18, 1997: US05613030 (148 worldwide citation)

An enclosure (10) of the type having a patch panel (56) mountable at an interior location spaced inwardly a selected distance from a front opening (22). A card region (50) behind patch panel (56) receives splice cards (100) or connector cards (200) slidably along pairs of card guides (62, 64). Splic ...


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Robert C Briggs, Lloyd R Budd, John C Hoffer, William J Stape, Donald W Thompson, Robert N Weber: High precision optical fiber connectors. December 31, 1991: US05076656 (92 worldwide citation)

A duplex fiber optic connector assembly enables mating the fibers of a first multifiber cable with like fibers of a second cable or cables with maximum axial alignment of the respective fiber pairs. An interconnect member receives cable terminating connectors in opposite sides thereof. Each connecto ...


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Robert C Briggs, Lloyd R Budd, John C Hoffer, William J Stape, Donald W Thompson, Robert N Weber: High precision optical fiber connectors. AMP Incorporated, Gerald K Kita, October 20, 1992: US05157749 (80 worldwide citation)

A connector for an optical fiber comprising, a body (86, 86') at least one ferrule (66, 66', 68, 68') encircling a corresponding optical fiber, a coil spring (337) compressible between a flange on the corresponding ferrule and a ridge (48) of the body (86, 86'), and the corresponding ferrule extends ...


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John C Hoffer: Optical fiber splice tray and cover. The Whitaker Corporation, Anton P Ness, November 19, 1996: US05577151 (74 worldwide citation)

A splice tray assembly (20) including a tray member (22) and a planar cover member (24). Side walls (34,36) of the tray include proximate each end (28,30) a tray tab (40) extending above top edges of the side walls and including an inwardly directed retainer section (44) spaced above the side wall t ...


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John C Hoffer, Ronald R Schaffer: Fiber optic connector assembly. AMP Incorporated, Adrian J LaRue, Anton P Ness, January 17, 1989: US04798440 (74 worldwide citation)

A fiber optic connector assembly of the type for positioning fiber optic connectors relative to light-emitting and light-sensing members comprises a receptacle mountable onto a printed circuit board and in which the light-emitting and light-sensing members are disposed. A housing in which fiber opti ...


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Robert C Briggs, Lloyd R Budd, John C Hoffer, William J Stape, Donald W Thompson, Robert N Weber: Polarized connector. AMP Incorporated, November 24, 1992: US05166995 (73 worldwide citation)

A duplex fiber optic connector assembly enables mating the fibers of a first multifiber cable with like fibers of a second cable or cables with maximum axial alignment of the respective fiber paris. An interconnect member receives cable terminating connectors in opposite sides thereof. Each connecto ...


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Bernard G Caron, John C Hoffer: Housing mountable on printed circuit board to interconnect fiber optic connectors. AMP Incorporated, Adrian J LaRue, Anton P Ness, October 15, 1985: US04547039 (61 worldwide citation)

A housing member has a profiled bore extending therethrough in one section of which a ferrule member containing an electro-optic member is secured by a removable retaining clip member that also acts as a heat sink member. Another ferrule member of a fiber optic connector terminated onto a fiber opti ...


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Robert C Briggs, Lloyd R Budd, John C Hoffer, William J Stape, Donald W Thompson, Robert N Weber: High precision optical fiber connectors. AMP Incorporated, Gerry K Kita, Driscoll A Nina Jr, November 2, 1993: US05259052 (60 worldwide citation)

A duplex fiber optic connector assembly enables mating the fibers of a first multifiber cable with like fibers of a second cable or cables with maximum axial alignment of the respective fiber paris. An interconnect member receives cable terminating connectors in opposite sides thereof. Each connecto ...


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Robert C Briggs, Robert N Weber, John C Hoffer: Wall outlet for a fiber optic connector assembly. AMP Incorporated, Gerald K Kita, October 2, 1990: US04960317 (54 worldwide citation)

A fiber optic wall outlet (8) has an annular flange (220) for mounting a wall, and a hood (218) mounted in the flange (220). The hood (218) is movable between a closed position wherein the hood 218) is flush with the wall, and an open position wherein the hood (218) projects away from the wall. The ...