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Fiber-Optic Bypass Switch

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000066611D
Original Publication Date: 1979-Mar-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Feb-20

Publishing Venue

IBM

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Authors:
Comerford, LD [+details]

Abstract

An optical bypass for a repeater terminal in an optical data communication system may be implemented by means of a double-pole, double-throw fiber-optic switch which may be conveniently formed within a single alignment structure.