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1. (WO1991009331) FIBEROPTIC COUPLER
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Pub. No.: WO/1991/009331 International Application No.: PCT/US1989/005543
Publication Date: 27.06.1991 International Filing Date: 08.12.1989
IPC:
G02B 6/38 (2006.01) ,G02B 6/42 (2006.01)
G PHYSICS
02
OPTICS
B
OPTICAL ELEMENTS, SYSTEMS, OR APPARATUS
6
Light guides; Structural details of arrangements comprising light guides and other optical elements, e.g. couplings
24
Coupling light guides
36
Mechanical coupling means
38
having fibre to fibre mating means
G PHYSICS
02
OPTICS
B
OPTICAL ELEMENTS, SYSTEMS, OR APPARATUS
6
Light guides; Structural details of arrangements comprising light guides and other optical elements, e.g. couplings
24
Coupling light guides
42
Coupling light guides with opto-electronic elements
Applicants:
THE SPECTRANETICS CORPORATION [US/US]; 80 Talamine Court Colorado Springs, CO 80907, US
Inventors:
GRACE, Kenneth, P.; US
APARICIO, Facundo; US
Agent:
LAZAR, Dale, S. ; Cushman, Darby & Cushman Eleventh Floor 1615 L Street N.W. Washington, DC 20036-5601, US
Priority Data:
Title (EN) FIBEROPTIC COUPLER
(FR) COUPLEUR FIBROPTIQUE
Abstract:
(EN) A coupler for efficiently coupling a laser light source (10) to a fiberoptic catheter (22). The coupler (20) contains coding for determining information about the catheter (22), such as the size of the optical fiber catheter (22) which it is coupling.
(FR) Un coupleur pour connecter eficacement une source lumineuse laser (10) à un cathéter fibroptique (22). Le coupleur (20) contient un codage pour déterminer les informations concernant le cathéter (22), notamment la dimension du cathéter à fibre optique (22) qu'il connecte.
Designated States: DK
European Patent Office (AT, BE, CH, DE, ES, FR, GB, IT, LU, NL, SE)
Publication Language: English (EN)
Filing Language: English (EN)
Also published as:
EP0462107