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Single Pole Single Throw Fiber Optic Switch

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000070257D
Original Publication Date: 1978-Aug-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Feb-21

Publishing Venue

IBM

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Authors:
Comerford, LD Harper, JS Lean, EG [+details]

Abstract

A single-pole single-throw fiber-optic switch may be made by axially aligning two fibers with a gap therebetween and selectively occluding the optical path with opaque material.