04161346 is referenced by 70 patents and cites 6 patents.

The present invention relates to a connecting element of the type for interconnecting electrical circuits on two electronic component-carrying devices such as printed circuit boards and substrate devices. More particularly the invention discloses a connecting element having a symmetrical, sinuous shape so as to provide a spring section for exerting a determined contact force. Further, the connecting element has, as an integral part thereof, a shorting beam to provide a shorter electrical path and to provide a spring means to hold the element in a housing.

Title
Connecting element for surface to surface connectors
Application Number
5/935839
Publication Number
4161346
Application Date
August 22, 1978
Publication Date
July 17, 1979
Inventor
William S Scheingold
Palmyra
PA, US
Gabriel B Cherian
York
PA, US
Agent
Allan B Osborne
Assignee
AMP Incorporated
PA, US
IPC
H05K 1/12
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