FIBER OPTIC SOLUTIONS FOR MIGRATION BETWEEN DUPLEX AND PARALLEL MULTI-FIBER SOLUTIONS ALLOWING FOR FULL FIBER UTILIZATION

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United States of America Patent

APP PUB NO 20160062058A1
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14840329

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Fiber optic equipment that supports 8-fiber MPO configurations that enable migration between duplex transmission and 8-fiber parallel transmission is disclosed. The fiber optic equipment comprises a fiber optic module having a front end, a rear end, and opposing sides, wherein the front end, the rear end, and the opposing sides defining an area therwithin. The fiber optic module comprises a linear array of single fiber optical connector adapters arranged in a width direction at the front end, each of the single fiber optical adapters having a front side and a rear side. The fiber optic module also comprises a rear multi-fiber adapter at the rear end of the module, the rear multi-fiber adapter having a front side and a rear side. The fiber optic module further comprises a release lever disposed along one of the opposing sides and configured to actuate a latch release for removing the fiber optic module from a fiber optic equipment tray, wherein at least a portion of the release lever laterally deflects inwardly toward a center of the area defined by the front end, the rear end, and the opposing sides.

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CORNING OPTICAL COMMUNICATIONS LLC4200 CORNING PLACE CHARLOTTE NC 28216

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Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
Dagley, Mark Robert Fort Worth, US 6 84
Laborde, Maximiliano Gaston Hickory, US 2 6
Rodriguez, Diana Fort Worth, US 64 1820
Staber, Harley Joseph Coppell, US 8 6
Thornton,, JR Michael Gene Fort Worth, US 2 6

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