Flexible, dense line card architecture

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United States of America Patent

PATENT NO 7729617
APP PUB NO 20040033079A1
SERIAL NO

10455774

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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, NV3

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Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
Ayres,, III John W 12118 Golden Meadow La. 6 40
Cox, Jeffrey Lloyd 280 Paddock Trail 9 292
Sheth, Samir Satish 6615 Desco Dr. 9 292
Young, Marvin R 4601 Deer Valley La. 21 124

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