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Protective Plug for Duplex Fiber-Optic Package

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000035680D
Original Publication Date: 1989-Jul-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Jan-28

Publishing Venue

IBM

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Authors:
DeFosse, S Howland, S Kelly, W Hancock, T Niedrich, D Nipple, J Parente, M Reynolds, W Susko, R [+details]

Abstract

A plug, as shown in the figure, will protect the fiber-optic duplex package during shipping, storage and second level assembly from contamination (solid, liquid or gaseous), ensuring optical functionality.