Patent Number: 7,787,739

Title: Bare fiber adapter

Abstract: A system and method for testing a bare fiber optic. An actuator disposed on an adapter is engaged. The bare fiber optic is received in an insertion hole of the adapter for ensuring contact between the bare fiber optic and a test adapter in response to the actuator being engaged. The actuator is released in order to secure the bare fiber optic for testing. The bare fiber optic is tested through the test adapter in contact with the adapter.

Inventors: Munn; Matthew A. (Gardner, KS)

Assignee: Embarq Holdings Company, LLC

International Classification: G02B 6/00 (20060101); G01N 21/00 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 8/31/12018