Patent Number: 7,611,290

Title: Fiber optic wet connector acceleration protection and tolerance compliance

Abstract: Fiber optic wet connector acceleration protection and tolerance compliance. In a described embodiment, a fiber optic connection system for use in a subterranean well includes two assemblies, each having a fiber optic connector. A biasing device applies a biasing force which maintains the fiber optic connectors operatively connected to each other while the assemblies are secured to each other in the well.

Inventors: Ringgenberg; Paul D. (Frisco, TX)

Assignee: Halliburton Energy Services, Inc.

International Classification: G02B 6/36 (20060101); G02B 6/38 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 1/03/02017