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Sealed fiber-optic bundle feedthrough

United States Patent

September 3, 2002
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A sealed fiber-optic bundle feedthrough by which a multitude of fiber-optic elements may be passed through an opening or port in a wall or structure separating two environments at different pressures or temperatures while maintaining the desired pressure or temperature in each environment. The feedthrough comprises a rigid sleeve of suitable material, a bundle of individual optical fibers, and a resin-based sealing material that bonds the individual optical fibers to each other and to the rigid sleeve.
Tanner; Carol E. (Niles, MI)
University of Notre Dame du Lac (Notre Dame, IN)
09/ 783,416
February 14, 2001
UNITED STATES GOVERNMENT GRANT The United States Government has rights in this invention by virtue of United States Department of Energy Grant No. DE-FG02-97ER14579.