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1. (WO2017034781) FIBER OPTIC CONNECTOR SUB-ASSEMBLIES AND RELATED METHODS

Pub. No.:    WO/2017/034781    International Application No.:    PCT/US2016/045783
Publication Date: Fri Mar 03 00:59:59 CET 2017 International Filing Date: Sat Aug 06 01:59:59 CEST 2016
IPC: G02B 6/38
Applicants: CORNING OPTICAL COMMUNICATIONS LLC
Inventors: BACA, Adra Smith
BURT, Rebecca Lynn
DANLEY, Jeffrey Dean
MILLER, Darrin Max
MORRISON, Dennis Craig
Title: FIBER OPTIC CONNECTOR SUB-ASSEMBLIES AND RELATED METHODS
Abstract:
A fiber optic connector sub-assembly includes a ferrule (12) having a front end (14), a rear end (16), and a ferrule bore (102) extending between the front and rear ends along a longitudinal axis. The fiber optic connector sub-assembly also includes a bonding agent (120) disposed in the ferrule bore (102) and having first and second ends along the longitudinal axis. The bonding agent (120) has been melted and solidified at the first and second ends.