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Scott Robertson Bickham, Dana Craig Bookbinder, Xin Chen, Ming Jun Li, Snigdharaj Kumar Mishra, Daniel Aloysius Nolan: Large effective area fiber. Corning Incorporated, Svetlana A Short, June 30, 2009: US07555187 (180 worldwide citation)

An optical fiber according to an embodiment of the present invention comprises: a glass core extending from a centerline to a radius R1 wherein R1 is greater than about 5 μm; a glass cladding surrounding and in contact with the core, the cladding comprising: (i) a first annular region extending from ...


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Scott Robertson Bickham, Ming Jun Li: Large numerical aperture bend resistant multimode optical fiber. Corning Incorporated, Svetlana Z Short, March 8, 2011: US07903918 (180 worldwide citation)

Bend resistant optical fibers which are multi-moded at 1300 nm include a core, an inner cladding, a low index ring and an outer cladding. The core has a graded index of refraction with a core alpha profile where 1.9≦αC≦2.1, a maximum relative refractive index percent Δ1Max%, and a numerical aperture ...


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Xin Chen, Joohyun Koh, Ming Jun Li, Anping Liu, Jianguo Wang: Low bend loss coated optical fiber. Corning Incorporated, Robert L Carlson, May 26, 2009: US07539381 (167 worldwide citation)

An optical fiber includes a core and a cladding, said cladding having a refractive index nc a first coating directly contacting the cladding of said fiber, said coating having a thickness of less than 10 microns, said coating having a refractive index delta %=100×(ni2−nc2)/2ni2 less than −1 percent. ...


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Scott Robertson Bickham, Ming Jun Li: Large effective area low attenuation optical fiber. Corning Incorporated, Matthew J Mason, July 10, 2012: US08218929 (143 worldwide citation)

Optical waveguide fiber that has large effective area and low loss characteristics, such as low attenuation and low bend loss. The optical waveguide fiber includes a dual trench design wherein an annular region closer to the core is preferably doped with at least one downdopant such as fluorine, whi ...


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Dana Craig Bookbinder, Richard Michael Fiacco, Ming Jun Li, Michael Thomas Murtagh, Pushkar Tandon: Microstructured optical fibers and methods. Corning Incorporated, Robert L Carlson, November 11, 2008: US07450806 (72 worldwide citation)

Microstructured optical fiber and method of making. Glass soot is deposited and then consolidated under conditions which are effective to trap a portion of the consolidation gases in the glass to thereby produce a non-periodic array of voids which may then be used to form a void containing cladding ...


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Ming Jun Li, Daniel Aloysius Nolan, Pushkar Tandon: Dual dopant dual alpha multimode optical fiber. Corning Incorporated, Joseph M Homa, Matthew J Mason, January 1, 2008: US07315677 (54 worldwide citation)

Multimode optical fiber is disclosed herein comprising germania and fluorine co-doped in the core of the fiber. The dopant concentration profiles are defined by a pair of alpha parameters. The operating window, or bandwidth window, is enlarged and attenuation, or loss, is low. In some embodiments, t ...


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Scott Robertson Bickham, Dana Craig Bookbinder, Ming Jun Li, Daniel Aloysius Nolan, Pushkar Tandon, Snigdharaj Kumar Mishra: Low bend loss optical fiber with deep depressed ring. Corning Incorporated, Robert L Carlson, November 11, 2008: US07450807 (53 worldwide citation)

Optical waveguide fiber that is bend resistant and single moded at 1260 nm and at higher wavelengths. The optical fiber includes a core and cladding, the cladding having an annular inner region, an annular ring region, and an annular outer region. The annular ring region has a low relative refractiv ...


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Dana Craig Bookbinder, Ming Jun Li, Daniel Aloysius Nolan: Bend resistant multimode optical fiber. Corning Incorporated, Joseph M Homa, Robert L Carlson, August 31, 2010: US07787731 (47 worldwide citation)

Bend resistant multimode optical fibers are disclosed herein. Multimode optical fibers disclosed herein comprise a core region and a cladding region surrounding and directly adjacent to the core region, the cladding region comprising a depressed-index annular portion comprising a depressed relative ...


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Ming Jun Li, Costas Saravanos: Optical fiber coupling/connector element. Northern Telecom, C W Junkin, August 31, 1993: US05241613 (42 worldwide citation)

An optical fiber connector element comprises a ferrule and an optical fiber stub secured within a through passage of the ferrule. The optical fiber stub comprises a core, an inner cladding having a diameter no more than six times the core diameter and a refractive index less than the core refractive ...


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Yan Hua, Elli Makrides Saravanos, Ming Jun Li: Airline optical fiber with reduced multipath interference and methods of forming same. Corning Cable Systems, Michael E Carroll Jr, June 2, 2009: US07542645 (41 worldwide citation)

An airline (AL) optical fiber (“AL fiber”) that has an AL region with airlines, with the AL region arranged relative to the fiber core so as to make the fiber bend insensitive. The AL region is capable of supporting one or more higher-order optical modes. One method of reducing multipath interferenc ...