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1. WO2002025339 - OPTICAL FIBER COUPLER ASSEMBLY

Publication Number WO/2002/025339
Publication Date 28.03.2002
International Application No. PCT/US2001/030244
International Filing Date 25.09.2001
Chapter 2 Demand Filed 19.07.2002
IPC
G02B 6/42 2006.01
GPHYSICS
02OPTICS
BOPTICAL ELEMENTS, SYSTEMS, OR APPARATUS
6Light guides; Structural details of arrangements comprising light guides and other optical elements, e.g. couplings
24Coupling light guides
42Coupling light guides with opto-electronic elements
CPC
G02B 6/4208
GPHYSICS
02OPTICS
BOPTICAL ELEMENTS, SYSTEMS, OR APPARATUS
6Light guides
24Coupling light guides
42Coupling light guides with opto-electronic elements
4201Packages, e.g. shape, construction, internal or external details
4204the coupling comprising intermediate optical elements, e.g. lenses, holograms
4207with optical elements reducing the sensitivity to optical feedback
4208using non-reciprocal elements or birefringent plates, i.e. quasi-isolators
G02B 6/4219
GPHYSICS
02OPTICS
BOPTICAL ELEMENTS, SYSTEMS, OR APPARATUS
6Light guides
24Coupling light guides
42Coupling light guides with opto-electronic elements
4201Packages, e.g. shape, construction, internal or external details
4219Mechanical fixtures for holding or positioning the elements relative to each other in the couplings; Alignment methods for the elements, e.g. measuring or observing methods especially used therefor
G02B 6/4225
GPHYSICS
02OPTICS
BOPTICAL ELEMENTS, SYSTEMS, OR APPARATUS
6Light guides
24Coupling light guides
42Coupling light guides with opto-electronic elements
4201Packages, e.g. shape, construction, internal or external details
4219Mechanical fixtures for holding or positioning the elements relative to each other in the couplings; Alignment methods for the elements, e.g. measuring or observing methods especially used therefor
422Active alignment, i.e. moving the elements in response to the detected degree of coupling or position of the elements
4225by a direct measurement of the degree of coupling, e.g. the amount of light power coupled to the fibre or the opto-electronic element
G02B 6/423
GPHYSICS
02OPTICS
BOPTICAL ELEMENTS, SYSTEMS, OR APPARATUS
6Light guides
24Coupling light guides
42Coupling light guides with opto-electronic elements
4201Packages, e.g. shape, construction, internal or external details
4219Mechanical fixtures for holding or positioning the elements relative to each other in the couplings; Alignment methods for the elements, e.g. measuring or observing methods especially used therefor
4228Passive alignment, i.e. without a detection of the degree of coupling or the position of the elements
423using guiding surfaces for the alignment
G02B 6/4237
GPHYSICS
02OPTICS
BOPTICAL ELEMENTS, SYSTEMS, OR APPARATUS
6Light guides
24Coupling light guides
42Coupling light guides with opto-electronic elements
4201Packages, e.g. shape, construction, internal or external details
4219Mechanical fixtures for holding or positioning the elements relative to each other in the couplings; Alignment methods for the elements, e.g. measuring or observing methods especially used therefor
4236Fixing or mounting methods of the aligned elements
4237Welding
G02B 6/4239
GPHYSICS
02OPTICS
BOPTICAL ELEMENTS, SYSTEMS, OR APPARATUS
6Light guides
24Coupling light guides
42Coupling light guides with opto-electronic elements
4201Packages, e.g. shape, construction, internal or external details
4219Mechanical fixtures for holding or positioning the elements relative to each other in the couplings; Alignment methods for the elements, e.g. measuring or observing methods especially used therefor
4236Fixing or mounting methods of the aligned elements
4239Adhesive bonding; Encapsulation with polymer material
Applicants
  • VERSATILE OPTICAL NETWORKS, INC. [US]/[US] (AllExceptUS)
  • FAIRCHILD, Scot, C. [US]/[US] (UsOnly)
  • DEPUY, Charles [US]/[US] (UsOnly)
Inventors
  • FAIRCHILD, Scot, C.
  • DEPUY, Charles
Agents
  • HARRIS, Scott, C.
Priority Data
09/714,77715.11.2000US
60/235,38125.09.2000US
Publication Language English (EN)
Filing Language English (EN)
Designated States
Title
(EN) OPTICAL FIBER COUPLER ASSEMBLY
(FR) ENSEMBLE DE COUPLAGE DE FIBRES OPTIQUES
Abstract
(EN)
Devices and techniques for engaging a fiber coupler module (120) to a support platform (104) using elongated engagement members (310, 320, 330, 210, 220).
(FR)
Cette invention a trait à des dispositifs, ainsi qu'aux techniques correspondantes, permettant de monter un module de couplage de fibres (120) sur une plate-forme de support (104) au moyen d'éléments allongés de mise en contact (310, 320, 330, 210, 220).
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