Accession Number:

ADD018728

Title:

Fiber Optical Data Interface System

Descriptive Note:

Patent, filed 25 Oct 95 , patented 26 Aug 97

Corporate Author:

DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1997-08-26

Pagination or Media Count:

16.0

Abstract:

A coupler device is disclosed that establishes an optical link between electrical equipment operated in accordance with a protocol defined by the requirements of a Navy Tactical Data System. The coupler device provides for the optical link which is beneficial in many military applications and that rids associated communication network of heavy and costly copper or coaxial cables, allowing the replacement thereof with the less expensive and lighter fiber optic cables.

Subject Categories:

  • Electrooptical and Optoelectronic Devices
  • Fiber Optics and Integrated Optics
  • Command, Control and Communications Systems

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE