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Self Aligning Edge Emitter for Fiber Optics

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000053939D
Original Publication Date: 1980-Dec-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Feb-12

Publishing Venue

IBM

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Authors:
Balliet, L Bauman, AH Wantshouse, RA Wylie, TJ [+details]

Abstract

This article describes a device in which the fiber-optic elements are aligned and assembled to edge-emitting LEDs (light-emitting diodes) or injection lasers simply and at a relatively low cost without precision micropositioners and/or placement of components.