Accession Number:

ADD002185

Title:

Optical Coupler for Single Fiber Optic Filament.

Descriptive Note:

Patent Application,

Corporate Author:

DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON D C

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1975-12-22

Pagination or Media Count:

12.0

Abstract:

The patent application concerns an optical coupler for use in an optical path defined by a single fiber optic filament. This coupler uses first and second rod gradient index positive lens elements positioned in the optical path and which have a central member optically abutted between the rod gradient index positive lens elements. It is an object to provide an efficient optical coupler for use in a data bus employing single fiber optic cable which may be used in optical communications network systems.

Subject Categories:

  • Fiber Optics and Integrated Optics
  • Non-Radio Communications

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE