Accession Number : ADD010620

Title :   Pressure Formed Fiber Optic Connector.

Descriptive Note : Patent,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s) : Forman,D B

Report Date : 17 May 1983

Pagination or Media Count : 4

Abstract : A connector for holding and aligning optical fiber waveguides is produced by subjecting a tube encompassing a wire mandrel to a high-energy forming process which forms the tube into an arcuate shape having a bore for receiving the ends of the waveguides. (Author)

Descriptors :   *Patents, *Connectors, *Fiber optics, *Material forming, Alignment, Deformation, Waveguides, High energy, Wire, Tubular structures, Metals, Casting

Subject Categories : Fiber Optics and Integrated Optics

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE