Accession Number : ADD008849

Title :   Separable Fiber Optic Cable Connector.

Descriptive Note : Patent,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s) : Forman,Donald B

Report Date : 21 Jul 1981

Pagination or Media Count : 6

Abstract : A separable connector is provided for optically joining one or more pairs of fiber optic cable terminals, each of which pairs is supported within a respective rigid alignment sleeve mounted within the connector in a resilient collar so that the alignment sleeves can be individually longitudinal withdrawn from the collar to allow cleaning of the cables faces; the terminal ends of each pair of cables being maintained in a closely spaced, single air-to-glass optical junction. (Author)

Descriptors :   *Patents, *Fiber optics transmission lines, *Connectors, *Waveguide couplers, Glass fibers, Cables, Optical equipment, Alignment, Coupling circuits, O rings

Subject Categories : Fiber Optics and Integrated Optics

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE