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Michael James Phillips, John David Archer: Terminating optical fibers and optical fiber connector. ITT, Thomas L Peterson, May 23, 1978: US04090778 (26 worldwide citation)

An optical fiber connector assembly employs a tubular alignment portion in which two watch jewels, one fitted to each fiber end, are aligned. The jewels are mounted on the ends of ferrules and have diameters greater than that of the ferrules so that alignment of the fibers is made off the jewels rat ...


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David George Anthony Demaine, John David Archer, Richard Lawrence Fisher: Aircraft parking guidance indicator. The Rank Organisation, Brisebois & Kruger, March 29, 1977: US04015235 (11 worldwide citation)

An optical system for guiding the pilot of a ground-maneuvering aircraft towards a parking bay has, an illuminated target positioned behind a fixed stop aperture along a line of sight of the pilot which is inclined to the direction of approach of the aircraft to the bay. As the aircraft advances dif ...