Accession Number:

ADD008695

Title:

Method and Article of Manufacturing an Optical Fiber Connector.

Descriptive Note:

Patent,

Corporate Author:

DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1981-04-14

Pagination or Media Count:

4.0

Abstract:

A nickel-titanium composition alloy connector capable of having a memorized shape is provided that will mechanically splice very thin optical fibers by the application of heat in a self-aligning orientation that achieves maximum coupling efficiency, and which method can be utilized in field installations. Author

Subject Categories:

  • Textiles
  • Couplers, Fasteners and Joints
  • Fiber Optics and Integrated Optics

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE