Accession Number : ADD008695

Title :   Method and Article of Manufacturing an Optical Fiber Connector.

Descriptive Note : Patent,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s) : Giannaris,Robert J

Report Date : 14 Apr 1981

Pagination or Media Count : 4

Abstract : A nickel-titanium composition alloy connector capable of having a memorized shape is provided that will mechanically splice very thin optical fibers by the application of heat in a self-aligning orientation that achieves maximum coupling efficiency, and which method can be utilized in field installations. (Author)

Descriptors :   *Patents, *Connectors, *Fiber optics, *Splicing tools, Nickel alloys, Titanium alloys, Thinness, Shape, Control, Inventions, Coupling(Interaction), Foreign technology, Great Britain

Subject Categories : Textiles
      Couplers, Fasteners, and Joints
      Fiber Optics and Integrated Optics

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE