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Number: 356/73.1
Name: Optics: measuring and testing > For optical fiber or waveguide inspection
Description: Subject matter wherein there is means to examine one or more transparent elongated structures (e.g., rods, fibers, or pipes) which are used to transmit light rays from one point to another within the confines of their outer surface, and involving internal reflections or modal transmission.

Patents under this class:

Patent Number Title Of Patent Date Issued
8712485 Proximity sensor arrangement in a mobile device Apr. 29, 2014
8712252 Optical signal output apparatus, electrical signal output apparatus, and test apparatus Apr. 29, 2014
8711341 Using sets of OTDR receive fibers with different lengths of marker events to verify optical fiber connectivity Apr. 29, 2014
8705021 Inspecting device, inspecting method, and method for manufacturing optical fiber Apr. 22, 2014
8705020 Method and apparatus for disturbance detection Apr. 22, 2014
8692984 Field tester for topologies utilizing array connectors and multi-wavelength field tester for topologies utilizing array connectors Apr. 8, 2014
8687177 System and method for combined Raman and LIBS detection Apr. 1, 2014
8682172 Optoelectronic communications assembly having an electrical and optical interface Mar. 25, 2014
8670111 Fiber monitoring apparatus and system for detecting an optical fiber thermal event Mar. 11, 2014
8670110 Array connector test harness for single-ended optical test instruments Mar. 11, 2014
8654321 Testing of optical cable using optical time domain reflectometry Feb. 18, 2014
8654320 Beam Path Monitoring Device and Beam Path Monitoring System Feb. 18, 2014
8654319 Chlorophyll and turbidity sensor system Feb. 18, 2014
8649642 Methods and systems for predicting an optical fiber performance parameter Feb. 11, 2014
8649010 Integral transformed optical measurement method and apparatus Feb. 11, 2014
8644659 Methods and systems for predicting an optical fiber performance parameter Feb. 4, 2014
8642982 Fast switching arbitrary frequency light source for broadband spectroscopic applications Feb. 4, 2014
8639074 Nanomechanical photonic devices Jan. 28, 2014
8638428 Method and apparatus for using optical feedback to detect fiber breakdown during surgical laser procedures Jan. 28, 2014
8634713 Fibre monitoring in optical networks Jan. 21, 2014
8619246 Optical node apparatus, method for checking connection in node apparatus and program thereof Dec. 31, 2013
8610887 Method for testing optical fiber connector Dec. 17, 2013
8610886 Long distance optical fiber sensing system and method Dec. 17, 2013
8610885 Coated optical-fiber bend-fatigue and reliability tester Dec. 17, 2013
8594496 Tunable coherent optical time division reflectometry Nov. 26, 2013
8593621 Testing an optical fiber connection Nov. 26, 2013
8589104 Device and method for compensating color shifts in fiber-optic imaging systems Nov. 19, 2013
8582090 Testing hardened fiber optic connector housing Nov. 12, 2013
8576392 Multiplexed optical fiber crack sensor Nov. 5, 2013
8576389 Multiple-acquisition OTDR method and device Nov. 5, 2013
8576388 Optical differential delay tester Nov. 5, 2013
8576387 Fiber identification using optical frequency-domain reflectometer Nov. 5, 2013
8570501 Fiber identification using mode field diameter profile Oct. 29, 2013
8565618 Automatic wavelength configuration Oct. 22, 2013
8559018 Detection method of crack occurrence position Oct. 15, 2013
8553211 Stimulated Brillouin system with multiple FBG's Oct. 8, 2013
8553210 System and method for combined Raman and LIBS detection with targeting Oct. 8, 2013
8547541 Method for the characterization of optical properties of an optical fiber Oct. 1, 2013
8547540 System and method for combined raman and LIBS detection with targeting Oct. 1, 2013
8547539 System and method for detection of flexible pipe armor wire ruptures Oct. 1, 2013
8543007 Method and apparatus for broadband mitigation of polarization mode dispersion Sep. 24, 2013
8537367 Optical imaging for optical device inspection Sep. 17, 2013
8537345 Phase based sensing Sep. 17, 2013
8531656 Method and apparatus for measuring exit angle of optical fiber Sep. 10, 2013
8531655 Compensating for non-ideal multi-core optical fiber structure Sep. 10, 2013
8531654 Method for designing and selecting optical fiber for use with a transmitter optical subassembly Sep. 10, 2013
8525981 Return loss measurement system Sep. 3, 2013
8520201 Optical signal inspection device Aug. 27, 2013
8520197 Distributed optical fibre sensing Aug. 27, 2013
8520196 Optical communication module and optical fiber communication system Aug. 27, 2013

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