Accession Number : ADD009873

Title :   Optical Fiber Graded Index Connector.

Descriptive Note : Patent Application,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE ARMY WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s) : Chrepta,Metro M

Report Date : 01 Oct 1982

Pagination or Media Count : 9

Abstract : An optical fiber graded index connector is described wherein a graded index rod is employed having a bore extending along the longitudinal axis thereof, the ends of the optical fibers to be connected being inserted into opposite ends of the rod bore and positioned to a focal length until a maximum power output is detected at the required destination for which the connection is made.

Descriptors :   *Patent applications, *Connectors, *Fiber optics, Bores, Indexes, Output, Axes, Alignment, Refractive index, Rods, Power levels, Length

Subject Categories : Fiber Optics and Integrated Optics

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE