Sealed fiber-optic bundle feedthrough

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Description

A sealed fiber-optic bundle feedthrough by which a multitude of fiber-optic elements may be passed through an opening or port in a wall or structure separating two environments at different pressures or temperatures while maintaining the desired pressure or temperature in each environment. The feedthrough comprises a rigid sleeve of suitable material, a bundle of individual optical fibers, and a resin-based sealing material that bonds the individual optical fibers to each other and to the rigid sleeve.

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Attribute NameValues
Title
  • Sealed fiber-optic bundle feedthrough

Patent Number
  • US 6445869 B2

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Inventor
  • Carol Tanner

Inventor From Local Institution
  • Carol Tanner

Other Application
  • 09/783,416

Claims
  • 16

Classification (US Patent)
  • 385/138;

Cooperative Patent Classification codes
  • G02B 6/04 (20130101); G02B 6/4248 (20130101)

International Patent Classification codes
  • G02B 6/36 (20060101); G02B 6/42 (20060101); G02B 006/10 ()

Language
  • eng

Date Issued
  • 2002-09-03

Publisher
  • United States Patent and Trademark Office

Assignee
  • University of Notre Dame Du Lac

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