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Lightpipes Essentially "Through" a PCI Card (Single-Wide or Double-Wide)

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000031611D
Original Publication Date: 2004-Sep-30
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2004-Sep-30

Publishing Venue

IBM

Abstract

Disclosed is a design that provides inexpensive communication around a populated PCI card. The design accommodates thermal concerns, is easy to install, and has unique light transmission properties built into the lightpipe.