Accession Number : ADP005233

Title :   A Two Channel Hermaphroditic Tactical Fiber Optic Connector,

Corporate Author : BELL NORTHERN RESEARCH LTD OTTAWA (ONTARIO)

Personal Author(s) : Lischynsky,S. ; Pacey,G. ; Lukas,H. ; Kalomiris,V. E.

Report Date : NOV 1986

Pagination or Media Count : 8

Abstract : The design features of a two channel, multi-mode fiber optic tactical connector are described. Included is a description of the fiber alignment principal, performance, test methods and results (typically 1.0 dB). Optical fiber installation procedures are also discussed. The connector features a self-closing cap designed to resist ingression of water and contaminates. This protection feature does not require operator intervention. (Author)

Descriptors :   *CONNECTORS, *FIBER OPTICS, CHANNELS

Subject Categories : Optics

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE