Patent Number: 7,824,113

Title: Small form factor pluggable (SFP) optical transceiver module and method

Abstract: A small form factor pluggable (SFP) optical transceiver module and method for performing optical communications are provided. The SFP optical transceiver module has a housing to which a duplex receptacle is secured. The duplex receptacle has a C-shaped opening, the upper and lower portions of which are defined by upper and lower flexible retaining elements for receiving and retaining a duplex optical connector therein. An electrical assembly of the module is secured within the transceiver module housing. The electrical assembly comprises a PCB, the back end of which is configured as a plug end for removably plugging the PCB into a receptacle of an external communications management system.

Inventors: Wong; Tom Sheau Tung (Singapore, SG), Van Haasteren; Adrianus (Singapore, SG), Lim; Tze Wei (Singapore, SG)

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

International Classification: G02B 6/36 (20060101); H04B 10/24 (20060101); H04B 10/00 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 2019-11-02 0:00:00