Accession Number:

ADD009873

Title:

Optical Fiber Graded Index Connector.

Descriptive Note:

Patent Application,

Corporate Author:

DEPARTMENT OF THE ARMY WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1982-10-01

Pagination or Media Count:

9.0

Abstract:

An optical fiber graded index connector is described wherein a graded index rod is employed having a bore extending along the longitudinal axis thereof, the ends of the optical fibers to be connected being inserted into opposite ends of the rod bore and positioned to a focal length until a maximum power output is detected at the required destination for which the connection is made.

Subject Categories:

  • Fiber Optics and Integrated Optics

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE