Patent Number: 7,102,738

Title: Method and apparatus for inspecting optical modules

Abstract: A method and apparatus for inspecting a plurality of optical modules, in which the optical modules are given channel numbers, a plurality of inspection items, which are related to optical characteristics and/or electrical characteristics of the optical modules, are measured in parallel, and measurement data on the inspection items is stored in storing device. This makes it possible to inspect the optical modules efficiently in a short time, eliminating waiting time.

Inventors: Matsuura; Hiroyuki (Tokyo, JP), Ichikawa; Hiroshi (Tokyo, JP), Kimura; Toshio (Tokyo, JP), Aikiyo; Takeshi (Tokyo, JP), Seki; Masayoshi (Tokyo, JP)

Assignee: The Furukawa Electric Co., Ltd.

International Classification: G01N 21/00 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 9/05/02018