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Mark Smrha, Michael D Schroeder, Michael Gunderson, Vern Loch: Managed connectivity in fiber optic systems and methods thereof. ADC Telecommunications, Merchant & Gould P C, December 3, 2013: US08596882 (17 worldwide citation)

A fiber optic connector arrangement includes a printed circuit board coupled to a connector housing. The printed circuit board includes a memory storage device that is configured to store physical layer information pertaining to the fiber optic connector arrangement. The printed circuit board also d ...


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Mark Smrha, Michael D Schroeder, Michael Gunderson, Vern Loch: Managed connectivity in fiber optic systems and methods thereof. Tyco Electronics Services, Merchant & Gould P C, November 3, 2015: US09176294 (5 worldwide citation)

A fiber optic connector arrangement includes a printed circuit board coupled to a connector housing. The printed circuit board includes a memory storage device that is configured to store physical layer information pertaining to the fiber optic connector arrangement. The printed circuit board also d ...


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Mohammad H Raza, Kamlesh G Patel, John P Anderson, Joseph C Coffey: Aggregation of physical layer information related to a network. CommScope Technologies, Fogg & Powers, June 6, 2017: US09674115 (2 worldwide citation)

An exemplary system includes a plurality of connector assemblies. Each of the connector assemblies includes a plurality of ports. Each of the connector assemblies is configured to read information stored on or in physical communication media that is connected to the ports of the respective connector ...


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Mohammad H Raza, Kamlesh G Patel, John P Anderson, Joseph C Coffey: Network management systems for use with physical layer information. CommScope Technologies, Fogg & Powers, August 22, 2017: US09742696 (1 worldwide citation)

One exemplary embodiment is directed to a network management system that uses physical layer information in performing a network management function. Another exemplary embodiment is directed to a method of tracking channel compliance using physical layer information.


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Joseph C Coffey: Physical layer management configured active optical module with native and non-native network element support. CommScope Technologies, Fogg & Powers, August 22, 2017: US09742496 (1 worldwide citation)

Systems for a PLM configured active optical module (AOM) with native and non-native-network element support are provided. A system includes a non-native network element having a first port with a first inventory interface; a first pluggable AOM installed in the first port and coupled to the first in ...


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Joseph C Coffey, Kamlesh G Patel, Kevin Glenn Ressler, Hutch Coburn: Physical layer management for an active optical module. CommScope Technologies, Fogg & Powers, March 21, 2017: US09602897

Embodiments described herein are directed to a cable assembly including at least a first optical fiber extending from a first end to a second end and an active optical module (AOM) attached to the first end of the first optical fiber and including a first storage device that is electrically connecte ...


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Joseph C Coffey, Paul John Pepe, Joseph Polland: Pluggable active optical module with managed connectivity support and simulated memory table. CommScope Technologies, Fogg & Powers, January 10, 2017: US09544058

A pluggable active optical module (AOM) having an electrical connector at a first end and one or more optical adapters at a second end is disclosed. The AOM includes a storage device interface at the second end, and a programmable processor coupled to the storage device interface and one or more fir ...


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Joseph C Coffey: Physical layer management at a wall plate device. CommScope Technologies, Fogg & Powers, August 22, 2017: US09742704

One embodiment is directed to a wall plate device including one or more jacks. Each jack includes a rear attachment point configured to couple to one or more communication paths in a semi-permanent manner. Each jack also includes a front attachment point configured to mate with a connector of a corr ...


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Mohammad H Raza, Kamlesh G Patel, John P Anderson, Joseph C Coffey, Michael Day, Hutch Coburn, David Stone: Inter-networking devices for use with physical layer information. CommScope Technologies, Fogg & Powers, May 30, 2017: US09667566

One exemplary embodiment is directed to an inter-networking device that performs at least one inter-networking function using physical layer information about the network of which the device is a part. Another exemplary embodiment is directed to capturing physical layer information about physical co ...


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Mark Smrha, Michael D Schroeder, Michael Gunderson, Vern Loch: Managed connectivity in fiber optic systems and methods thereof. CommScope Technologies, Merchant & Gould P C, November 7, 2017: US09810860

A fiber optic connector arrangement includes a printed circuit board coupled to a connector housing. The printed circuit board includes a memory storage device that is configured to store physical layer information pertaining to the fiber optic connector arrangement. The printed circuit board also d ...