CN104678500A - Optical fiber coupling connector component - Google Patents

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CN104678500A
CN104678500A CN201310621957.3A CN201310621957A CN104678500A CN 104678500 A CN104678500 A CN 104678500A CN 201310621957 A CN201310621957 A CN 201310621957A CN 104678500 A CN104678500 A CN 104678500A
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黄柏玮
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鸿富锦精密工业(深圳)有限公司
鸿海精密工业股份有限公司
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    • G02B6/32Optical coupling means having lens focusing means positioned between opposed fibre ends

Abstract

The invention relates to an optical fiber coupling connector component, comprising a connecting piece, a first optical fiber coupling connector and a second optical fiber coupling connector, wherein the connecting piece can be bent; the first optical fiber coupling connector and the second optical fiber coupling connector are matched and are connected with each other; the first optical fiber coupling connector comprises a first body and a plurality of first lenses; the first body includes a first optical surface and a first top surface which are perpendicularly connected; the plurality of first lenses are arranged on the first optical surface; the second optical fiber coupling connector includes a second body and a plurality of second lenses; the second body includes a second optical surface and a second top surface which are perpendicularly connected; the plurality of second lenses are arranged on the second optical surface; both ends of the connecting piece are respectively connected to the first optical surface and the second optical surface. When the connecting piece is bent, the first top surface and the second top surface are overlapped; when the connecting piece is unbent, the first optical surface is opposite to the second optical surface, and the plurality of first lenses are aligned with the plurality of second lenses one by one.

Description

Optical-fiber coupling connector assembly

Technical field

The present invention relates to a kind of optical-fiber coupling connector assembly.

Background technology

At present, optical-fiber coupling connector assembly generally includes the first optical-fiber coupling connector and the second optical-fiber coupling connector that mutually connect.Each optical-fiber coupling connector comprises with optical fiber align to carry out the lens of optical coupled.

During use, the pin on the first optical-fiber coupling connector need be inserted in jack corresponding on the second optical-fiber coupling connector, and make the lens in the first optical-fiber coupling connector and the lens alignment in the second optical-fiber coupling connector to carry out optical coupled.Wherein, the coupling accuracy of lens decides the optical signal transmission efficiency of optical-fiber coupling connector assembly.Between first optical-fiber coupling connector and the second optical-fiber coupling connector, grafting can cause the wearing and tearing of pin and jack, grafting number of times is more, wear extent is larger, in the course of time, lens in first optical-fiber coupling connector cannot be aimed at completely with the lens in the second optical-fiber coupling connector, namely the two contraposition can produce deviation, coupling accuracy will be reduced thus, time serious, wearing and tearing can change original shape of two optical-fiber coupling connectors, causing cannot grafting, thus affects the serviceable life of optical-fiber coupling connector assembly.

Summary of the invention

In view of this, be necessary to provide a kind of optical-fiber coupling connector assembly that can overcome above-mentioned defect.

A kind of optical-fiber coupling connector assembly comprises the first optical-fiber coupling connector and the second optical-fiber coupling connector that mutually connect.This first optical-fiber coupling connector comprises the first noumenon and multiple first lens.This first noumenon comprises the first optical surface connected vertically and the first end face.The plurality of first lens are positioned on this first optical surface.This second optical-fiber coupling connector comprises the second body and multiple second lens.This second body comprises the second optical surface connected vertically and the second end face.The plurality of second lens are positioned on this second optical surface.This optical-fiber coupling connector assembly also comprises the web member that can bend.One end of this web member connects this first optical surface, and the other end connects this second optical surface.When this web member bends, this first end face and this second end face are fitted.When this web member stretches, this first optical surface is relative with this second optical surface and the plurality of first lens are aimed at one by one with the plurality of second lens.

This first optical-fiber coupling connector in this optical-fiber coupling connector assembly provided by the invention and this second optical-fiber coupling connector utilize this web member to connect, and do not need to carry out contraposition connection by traditional jack and inserting column, avoid due to jack and pin repeatedly plug wearing and tearing after the coupling accuracy of the first lens in the first optical-fiber coupling connector and the second lens in the second optical-fiber coupling connector is reduced, and avoid the change of the first optical-fiber coupling connector of causing of grafting and the second optical-fiber coupling connector shape again after jack and pin wearing and tearing, extend the serviceable life of this optical-fiber coupling connector assembly thus.

Accompanying drawing explanation

The schematic perspective view of the optical-fiber coupling connector assembly that Fig. 1 provides for embodiment of the present invention.

Schematic perspective view when Fig. 2 is another state of optical-fiber coupling connector assembly in Fig. 1.

Fig. 3 be in Fig. 1 optical-fiber coupling connector assembly along the diagrammatic cross-section of III-III line.

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Optical-fiber coupling connector assembly 100 First optical-fiber coupling connector 200 The first noumenon 10 First lens 20 First collision piece 30 First optical fiber 40 First exiting surface 42 First end face 12 First optical surface 14 First back side 16 First bottom surface 18 First groove 120 First storage tank 122 Second optical-fiber coupling connector 300 Second body 50 Second lens 60 Second collision piece 70 Second optical fiber 80 Second exiting surface 82 Second end face 52 Second optical surface 54 Second back side 56 Second bottom surface 58 Second groove 520 Second storage tank 522 Web member 400 Depressed part 420 Connecting portion 430

Following embodiment will further illustrate the present invention in conjunction with above-mentioned accompanying drawing.

Embodiment

To be described in further detail embodiment of the present invention below in conjunction with accompanying drawing.

As shown in Figure 1-2, the optical-fiber coupling connector assembly 100 that embodiment of the present invention provides comprises first optical-fiber coupling connector 200, second optical-fiber coupling connector 300 and two web members 400.These two web members 400 connect this first optical-fiber coupling connector 200 and this second optical-fiber coupling connector 300.This first optical-fiber coupling connector 200, this second optical-fiber coupling connector 300 and this two web members 400 are by the one-body molded manufacture of polyetherimide.

This first optical-fiber coupling connector 200 comprises a first noumenon 10, two the first lens 20 and two the first collision piece 30.This first optical-fiber coupling connector 200 is for accommodating two the first optical fiber 40.

This first noumenon 10 comprises first end face 12, first optical surface 14, first back side 16 and first bottom surface 18.This first optical surface 14 is positioned at the opposing both sides of this first noumenon 10 with this first back side 16, and this first optical surface 14 is parallel with this first back side 16.This first end face 12 is positioned at the opposing both sides of this first noumenon 10 with this first bottom surface 18, and this first end face 12 is parallel with this first bottom surface 18.All the first end face 12 is vertical is connected with this for this first optical surface 14 and this first back side 16, and also all the first bottom surface 18 is vertical is connected with this for this first optical surface 14 and this first back side 16.This first end face 12 offers first groove 120, this first groove 120 runs through this first back side 16.The bottom of this first groove 120 is provided with two the first storage tanks 122.These two the first storage tanks 122 accommodating these two the first optical fiber 40 respectively.

These two the first lens 20 are arranged on this first optical surface 14.These two the first lens 20 and these two the first storage tank 122 one_to_one corresponding.In present embodiment, these two the first lens 20 are convex lens.

These two the first collision piece 30 are positioned at both sides symmetrical on this first optical surface 14.These two the first collision piece 30 are cube shaped projection.

These two the first optical fiber 40 are contained in these two the first storage tanks 122 respectively and aim at one by one with these two the first lens 20.In present embodiment, the focus of each first lens 20 is positioned on the first exiting surface 42 of the first corresponding optical fiber 40.

This second optical-fiber coupling connector 300 comprises second body 50, two the second lens 60, two the second collision piece 70.This second optical-fiber coupling connector 300 is for accommodating two the second optical fiber 80.

This second body 50 comprises second end face 52, second optical surface 54, second back side 56 and second bottom surface 58.This second optical surface 54 is positioned at the opposing both sides of this second body 50 with this second back side 56, and this second optical surface 54 is parallel with this second back side 56.This second end face 52 is positioned at the opposing both sides of this second body 50 with this second bottom surface 58, and this second end face 52 is parallel with the second bottom surface 58.All the second end face 52 is vertical is connected with this for this second optical surface 54 and this second back side 56, and also all the second bottom surface 58 is vertical is connected with this for this second optical surface 54 and this second back side 56.This second end face 52 offers second groove 520, this second groove 520 runs through this second back side 56.The bottom of this second groove 520 is provided with two the second storage tanks 522.These two the second storage tanks 522 accommodating these two the second optical fiber 80 respectively.

These two the second lens 60 are arranged on this second optical surface 54.These two the second lens 60 and these two the second storage tank 522 one_to_one corresponding.In present embodiment, these two the second lens 60 are convex lens.

These two the second collision piece 70 are positioned at both sides symmetrical on this second optical surface 54.These two the second collision piece 70 are cube shaped projection.

These two the second optical fiber 80 are contained in these two the second storage tanks 522 respectively and aim at one by one with these two the second lens 60.In present embodiment, the focus of each second lens 60 is positioned on the second exiting surface 82 of the second corresponding optical fiber 80.

One end of each web member 400 to be fixedly connected on this first optical surface 14 and to be positioned at this first optical surface 14 and this first end face 12 joint, and the other end of each web member 400 to be fixedly connected on this second optical surface 54 and to be positioned at this second optical surface 54 and this second end face 52 joint.This web member 400 can bend and stretch.As shown in Figure 2, when this web member 400 is in bending state, this first end face 12 is relative with this second end face 52 and fit, and namely this first noumenon 10 stacks together with this second body 50.As shown in Figure 1, when this web member 400 is in straight configuration, this first optical surface 14 is relative with this second optical surface 54, and these two the first lens 20 are aimed at one by one with these two the second lens 60, namely these two the first lens 20 overlap with the optical axis one_to_one corresponding of these two the second lens 60, this first end face 12 flushes with this second end face 52, and this first bottom surface 18 flushes with this second bottom surface 58.These two the first collision piece 30 are conflicted mutually with these two the second collision piece 70, prevent this web member 400 bending to ensure that these two the first lens 20 overlap with the optical axis one_to_one corresponding of these two the second lens 60 further after stretching.Be understandable that, this first collision piece 30 is also not limited to two with the number of this second collision piece 70, also can be one or more, this first collision piece 30 is also not limited to be cube with the concrete shape of this second collision piece 70 simultaneously, also can be other shape, as long as when this web member 400 stretches, this first optical-fiber coupling connector 200 and the position of this second optical-fiber coupling connector 300 can stablize to ensure that these first lens 20 can overlap by one_to_one corresponding with the optical axis of these the second lens 60 further.

As shown in Figure 3, when this web member 400 stretches, this web member is I font, and namely this web member 400 comprises a depressed part 420 and is positioned at these depressed part 420 two ends and two connecting portions 430 be connected with this first optical-fiber coupling connector 200 and this second optical-fiber coupling connector 300 respectively.The thickness of this depressed part 420 is less than the thickness of this connecting portion 430.In present embodiment, by fillet smooth connection between this depressed part 420 and this connecting portion 430, to alleviate the problem that stress is concentrated.

It should be noted that, although disclose employing two web members 400 in present embodiment to connect this first optical-fiber coupling connector 200 and this second optical-fiber coupling connector 300, but, be understandable that, also can be connected by a web member or multiple web member between this first optical-fiber coupling connector 200 with this second optical-fiber coupling connector 300, as long as when this web member stretches, these first lens 20 can overlap by one_to_one corresponding with the optical axis of these the second lens 60.Simultaneously, the number of these first lens 20, these second lens 60, this first storage tank 122, this second storage tank 522, this first optical fiber 40 and this second optical fiber 80 is also not limited to two, also can be multiple, the number one_to_one corresponding of these first lens 20, these second lens 60, this first storage tank 122, this second storage tank 522, this first optical fiber 40 and this second optical fiber 80.

In addition, polyetherimide (Polyetherimide is utilized in present embodiment, PEI) this first optical-fiber coupling connector 200 one-body molded, this second optical-fiber coupling connector 300 and this two web members 400, because this polyetherimide resin material has good toughness (ductility) and intensity, this web member 400 utilizing this polyetherimide resin forming materials can be bent and stretches repeatedly.

During work, be coupled into the second corresponding optical fiber 80 through the first lens 20 of correspondence and the second lens 60 of correspondence successively by the light of this first optical fiber 40 outgoing.Similarly, the first corresponding optical fiber 40 is coupled into through the second lens 60 of correspondence and the first lens 20 of correspondence successively by the light of the second optical fiber 80 outgoing.

This first optical-fiber coupling connector 200 in this optical-fiber coupling connector assembly 100 that embodiment of the present invention provides and this second optical-fiber coupling connector 300 utilize this web member 400 to connect, and do not need to carry out contraposition connection by traditional pin and jack, avoid due to jack and pin repeatedly plug wearing and tearing after the coupling accuracy of the first lens 20 in the first optical-fiber coupling connector 200 and the second lens 60 in the second optical-fiber coupling connector 300 is reduced, and avoid the change of the first optical-fiber coupling connector 200 of causing of grafting and the second optical-fiber coupling connector 300 shape again after jack and pin wearing and tearing, extend the serviceable life of this optical-fiber coupling connector assembly 100 thus.

Although the present invention discloses embodiment; but it is also not used to limit the present invention; any those skilled in the art; equivalent structure done under the prerequisite not departing from the spirit and scope of the present invention or the displacement of step; or the equivalent variations to do according to scope of patent protection of the present invention and modification, all still should belong to the category that this patent is contained.

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1. an optical-fiber coupling connector assembly, comprise the first optical-fiber coupling connector and the second optical-fiber coupling connector that mutually connect, this first optical-fiber coupling connector comprises the first noumenon and multiple first lens, this the first noumenon comprises the first optical surface connected vertically and the first end face, the plurality of first lens are positioned on this first optical surface, this second optical-fiber coupling connector comprises the second body and multiple second lens, this second body comprises the second optical surface connected vertically and the second end face, the plurality of second lens are positioned on this second optical surface, its improvement is, this optical-fiber coupling connector assembly also comprises the web member that can bend, one end of this web member connects this first optical surface, the other end connects this second optical surface, when this web member bends, this first end face and this second end face are fitted, when this web member stretches, this first optical surface is relative with this second optical surface and the plurality of first lens are aimed at one by one with the plurality of second lens.
2. optical-fiber coupling connector assembly as claimed in claim 1, it is characterized in that, this first optical-fiber coupling connector, this second optical-fiber coupling connector and this web member are by the one-body molded manufacture of polyetherimide.
3. optical-fiber coupling connector assembly as claimed in claim 1, it is characterized in that, when this web member stretches, this web member is I font, this web member comprises a depressed part and is positioned at the connecting portion at these depressed part two ends, by fillet smooth connection between this depressed part and this connecting portion.
4. optical-fiber coupling connector assembly as claimed in claim 1, it is characterized in that, this first optical-fiber coupling connector comprises the first collision piece being arranged on this first optical surface, this second optical-fiber coupling connector comprises the second collision piece be arranged on this second optical surface, when this web member stretches, this first optical surface is relative with this second optical surface, this first collision piece and this second collision piece inconsistent.
5. optical-fiber coupling connector assembly as claimed in claim 4, it is characterized in that, this first collision piece is the cube shaped projection on this first optical surface, and this second collision piece is the cube shaped projection on this second optical surface.
6. optical-fiber coupling connector assembly as claimed in claim 1, it is characterized in that, this the first noumenon comprises first back side, this first back side and this first optical surface are positioned at the opposing both sides of this first noumenon, all the first end face is vertical is connected with this for this first back side and this first optical surface, this first end face offers first groove, this first groove runs through this first back side, the bottom of this first groove offers multiple first storage tanks aimed at one by one with the plurality of first lens, accommodating first optical fiber of the plurality of first storage tank.
7. optical-fiber coupling connector assembly as claimed in claim 6, it is characterized in that, this first optical fiber has first exiting surface, and the focus of these the first lens is positioned on this first exiting surface.
8. optical-fiber coupling connector assembly as claimed in claim 6, it is characterized in that, this second body comprises second back side, this second back side and this second optical surface are positioned at the opposing both sides of this second body, all the second end face is vertical is connected with this for this second back side and this second optical surface, this second end face offers second groove, this second groove runs through this second back side, the bottom of this second groove offers multiple second storage tanks aimed at one by one with the plurality of second lens, and the plurality of second storage tank is equipped with the second optical fiber.
9. optical-fiber coupling connector assembly as claimed in claim 8, it is characterized in that, this second optical fiber has second exiting surface, and the focus of these the second lens is positioned on this second exiting surface.
10. optical-fiber coupling connector assembly as claimed in claim 1, it is characterized in that, one end of this web member is positioned at this first optical surface and this first end face joint, and the other end of this web member is positioned at this second optical surface and this second end face joint.
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