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Micah Colen Isenhour, Michael de Jong, Dennis Michael Knecht, James Phillip Luther: Optical connector assemblies having alignment components. Corning Cable Systems, June 24, 2014: US08757893 (31 worldwide citation)

Cable assemblies and optical connector subassemblies having retractable alignment pins and coded magnetic arrays for optical alignment are disclosed. In one embodiment, an optical connector subassembly includes a connector body, an optical coupling assembly within the connector body, first and secon ...


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Micah Colen Isenhour, Dennis Michael Knecht, James Phillip Luther: Optical receptacles and systems and devices including optical receptacles. Corning Incorporated, November 12, 2013: US08579518 (13 worldwide citation)

According to one embodiment, an optical receptacle for receiving a corresponding optical connector may include a receptacle housing, a receptacle optical path and a positionable shutter assembly. The receptacle housing includes a connector port disposed at an end of the receptacle housing and a rece ...


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Micah Colen Isenhour, Dennis Michael Knecht, James Phillip Luther: Indexable optical fiber connectors and optical fiber connector arrays. Corning Cable Systems, April 14, 2015: US09004778 (9 worldwide citation)

Indexable optical fiber connectors, optical connector arrays, and optical connector systems are disclosed. According to one embodiment, an optical fiber connector includes a connector body comprising an optical coupling face and a connector housing that surrounds the connector body. The connector ho ...


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Micah Colen Isenhour, Dennis Michael Knecht, James Phillip Luther: Dense fiber optic connector assemblies and related connectors and cables suitable for establishing optical connections for optical backplanes in equipment racks. Corning Cable Systems, April 22, 2014: US08702318 (8 worldwide citation)

Dense fiber optic connector assemblies and related connectors and cables suitable for establishing optical connections for optical backplanes in equipment racks are disclosed. In one embodiment, a fiber optic connector is provided. The fiber optic connector is configured to be directly optically con ...


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Davide Domenico Fortusini, Micah Colen Isenhour, Dennis Michael Knecht, James Phillip Luther: Small-form-factor fiber optic interface devices with an internal lens. CORNING INCORPORATED, Robert L Carlson, June 30, 2015: US09069142 (7 worldwide citation)

Small-form-factor fiber optic interface devices with an internal lens are disclosed. The fiber optic interface devices have a ferrule with a bore that supports an optical waveguide. The lens is on or adjacent the ferrule front end and is aligned with the bore. A first planar surface is provided on o ...


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Seldon David Benjamin, Jeffery Alan DeMeritt, Micah Colen Isenhour, Dennis Michael Knecht, James Phillip Luther: Ferrule assemblies, connector assemblies, and optical couplings having coded magnetic arrays. CORNING OPTICAL COMMUNICATIONS, Michael E Carroll Jr, February 16, 2016: US09261651 (5 worldwide citation)

Ferrule assemblies having at least one coded magnetic array are disclosed. In one embodiment, a ferrule assembly includes a ferrule body having a coupling surface and a coded magnetic array having a plurality of magnetic regions. The coded magnetic array may be located within the coupling surface. T ...


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Micah Colen Isenhour, Dennis Michael Knecht, James Phillip Luther: Fiber optic connectors employing moveable optical interfaces with fiber protection features and related components and methods. CORNING OPTICAL COMMUNICATIONS, November 29, 2016: US09507096 (5 worldwide citation)

Embodiments disclosed herein include fiber optic connectors employing a movable optical interface connected by optical fibers to a fiber optic cable, components and methods. In one embodiment, the movable optical interface moves between an extended position for cleaning by the user of the movable op ...


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Michael de Jong, Micah Colen Isenhour, Dennis Michael Knecht, James Phillip Luther: Gradient index lens assemblies, fiber optic connectors, and fiber optic cable assemblies employing lens alignment channels. Corning Cable Systems, May 5, 2015: US09022669 (5 worldwide citation)

Gradient index (GRIN) lens assemblies employing lens alignment channels, as well as fiber optic connectors and fiber optic cable assemblies employing such GRIN lens assemblies, are disclosed. In one embodiment, a GRIN lens assembly includes a lens holder body having a mating face, a surface extendin ...


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Seldon David Benjamin, Jeffery Alan DeMeritt, Micah Colen Isenhour, Dennis Michael Knecht, James Phillip Luther: Optical couplings having coded magnetic arrays and devices incorporating the same. Corning Optical Communications, October 6, 2015: US09151900 (4 worldwide citation)

Optical couplings for making and optical connection between one or more devices are disclosed. In one embodiment, an optical coupling includes a coupling face, an optical interface within the coupling face, an optical component positioned within the optical interface, and at least one coded magnetic ...


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Micah Colen Isenhour, Dennis Michael Knecht, James Phillip Luther: Lens block for optical connection. CORNING OPTICAL COMMUNICATIONS, February 14, 2017: US09568678 (2 worldwide citation)

Disclosed are lens blocks and methods for making the same. In one embodiment, the lens block includes at least one optical channel having an optical interface portion on a first side, and one or more magnetic materials attached to the lens block. In one embodiment, the lens block may include one or ...