Patent Number: 7,708,474

Title: Optical transceiver module and duplex fiber optic connector

Abstract: Various embodiments of duplex fiber optic connectors and optical transceiver modules are provided. One embodiment comprises an optical transceiver module comprising: an integrally-formed housing having a duplex front port with a pair of alignment holes for receiving a pair of ferrules from a duplex fiber optic connector, the duplex front port having an upper flexible retaining element and a lower flexible retaining element for retaining the pair of ferrules from the duplex fiber optic connector; an opto-electronic assembly contained within the housing; and an electrical interface extending from the integrally-formed housing.

Inventors: Sheau Tung Wong; Tom (Singapore, SG), J. P. van Haasteren; Adrianus (Singapore, SG), Wei Lim; Tze (Singapore, SG)

Assignee: Avago Technologies Fiber IP (Singapore) Pte. Ltd.

International Classification: G02B 6/36 (20060101); H04B 10/00 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 5/04/12018