Patent Number: 6,310,997

Title: Ferrule assembly and optical module having the same

Abstract: The present invention relates to a ferrule assembly capable of yielding alaser resonator which is less likely to be influenced by variations inmanufacture and changes in its environment of use, and an optical moduleequipped with this ferrule assembly. The ferrule assembly comprises afiber grating and a ferrule attached to a front end portion of the fibergrating. As one of structural features of the ferrule assembly, theportion of the fiber grating excluding a grating region is secured to asecuring portion of the ferrule, whereas the grating region isaccommodated in an accommodating portion of the ferrule in a stateseparated from the inner wall of the accommodating portion by apredetermined distance without being secured to the ferrule.

Inventors: Kato; Takashi (Kanagawa, JP), Nakaya; Hiroyuki (Kanagawa, JP)


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Expiration Date: 10/32013