US 9,810,854 B2
Optical fiber holding component, receptacle-equipped pigtail, patch cord, and optical module
Tomoyoshi Akashi, Kyoto (JP)
Appl. No. 15/111,379
Filed by KYOCERA Corporation, Kyoto-shi, Kyoto (JP)
PCT Filed Jan. 19, 2015, PCT No. PCT/JP2015/051233
§ 371(c)(1), (2) Date Jul. 13, 2016,
PCT Pub. No. WO2015/108181, PCT Pub. Date Jul. 23, 2015.
Claims priority of application No. 2014-007584 (JP), filed on Jan. 20, 2014.
Prior Publication US 2016/0349463 A1, Dec. 1, 2016
Int. Cl. G02B 6/36 (2006.01); G02B 6/38 (2006.01); G02B 6/42 (2006.01)
CPC G02B 6/3869 (2013.01) [G02B 6/4285 (2013.01); G02B 6/4292 (2013.01); G02B 6/3861 (2013.01); G02B 6/3874 (2013.01)] 9 Claims
OG exemplary drawing
1. An optical fiber holding component, comprising:
a ferrule having a front end and a rear end;
an optical fiber comprising a front end portion which is inserted into the ferrule and is fixed thereto, and comprises a rear end side drawn to an outside from the rear end of the ferrule;
a holder which surrounds part of the optical fiber drawn from the rear end of the ferrule and holds a rear end portion of the ferrule; and
a case comprising a press-fitted region which is press-fitted to an outer peripheral surface of a front end portion of the holder which is located at a position closer to the front end of the ferrule than to a rear end surface position of the ferrule that is not covered by the press-fitted region, the case comprising a covering portion extending from the press-fitted region and surrounding the holder, the covering portion having an inner diameter larger than an outer diameter of the holder.