US Patent No: 7,729,617

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Flexible, dense line card architecture

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The invention is relevant to optical fiber transmission systems, and in particular, pertains to the transceiver cards in an optical fiber transport system. In particular the invention teaches an improved transceiver card architecture that allows high density, flexibility and interchangeability of functionality.

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PIVOTAL DECISIONS LLCLAS VEGAS, NV43

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Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
Ayres,, III John W - 8 17
Cox, Jeffrey Lloyd Fairview, TX 16 142
Sheth, Samir Satish Plano, TX 15 151
Young, Marvin R Richardson, TX 35 74

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INTEL CORPORATION (4)
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PIVOTAL DECISIONS LLC (2)
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