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1. (WO2018127992) OPTICAL FIBER ARRAY AND METHOD FOR MANUFACTURING OPTICAL FIBER ARRAY

Pub. No.:    WO/2018/127992    International Application No.:    PCT/JP2017/031048
Publication Date: Fri Jul 13 01:59:59 CEST 2018 International Filing Date: Thu Aug 31 01:59:59 CEST 2017
IPC: G02B 6/24
G02B 6/26
Applicants: FUJIKURA LTD.
株式会社フジクラ
Inventors: KISHIMOTO, Sho
岸本 祥
SASAKI, Kenji
佐々木 健志
Title: OPTICAL FIBER ARRAY AND METHOD FOR MANUFACTURING OPTICAL FIBER ARRAY
Abstract:
[Problem] To enhance the alignment accuracy of a fused optical fiber. [Solution] This optical fiber array is provided with: an optical fiber configured from a fused optical fiber having a fused part formed by fusing and connecting respective end sections of two optical fibers; a substrate provided with an optical fiber groove part having a groove in which the optical fiber is disposed; and a fixing member for fitting and pressing, together with the substrate, the optical fiber disposed in the optical fiber groove part. Formed on the substrate is a recessed clearance part which is for the fused part and on which at least a portion of the fused part is positioned when the optical fiber is disposed in the optical fiber groove part.