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A Low Cost, High Efficiency Laser Diode Receptacle for Fiber Optic Communication Systems

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000041084D
Original Publication Date: 1987-Jul-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Feb-02

Publishing Venue

IBM

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Authors:
Block, TR Karst, DL Kobliska, DC Soderstrom [+details]

Abstract

The receptacle uses a laser diode 1A as the source and a gradient index lens 2, with lens 2 being located such that a distance L1 is maintained from the exit surface of the lens 2 to the entrance of the optical fiber 3.