Optical connectors

  • US 5,577,146 A
  • Filed: 01/13/1995
  • Issued: 11/19/1996
  • Est. Priority Date: 07/14/1992
  • Status: Expired due to Term
First Claim
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1. A receptacle for an optical connector for connecting an active optical element to an optical fiber unit via an alignment sleeve capable of receiving the optical fiber unit, the receptacle including a housing having at least two halves and an optical component in which the active optical element is mounted in alignment with the alignment sleeve, wherein, upon assembling of the housing halves into the housing, the housing holds the optical component between opposing sides of the housing halves.

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