04793814 is referenced by 298 patents and cites 25 patents.

A connector arrangement for providing electrical interconnection between coresponding contact pads of opposed first and second circuit boards includes an electrically nonconductive support member disposed between the boards, a bodily-rotatable, electrically conductive interconnect element extending through the thickness of the support and having a pair of pad engagement surfaces disposed to engage the respective contact pads, and a clamp for retaining the circuit boards in a clamped-together relationship with the support member in a compressed, reduced thickness state and with the interconnect member bodily rotated. The support member includes resilient elastomeric material, has support surfaces respectively opposed to the board surfaces, and is adapted to be compressed by urging of the boards together. A line projected through the engagement surfaces at the time of their initial engagement upon the contact pads is disposed at an initial, acute angle to the direction of thickness of the support member, and, when being rotated, the same line lies at an acute angle to the direction of thickness of the support greater than the initial angle, the body of the support being locally deformed by the interconnect element and resiliently biasing the interconnect element towards its original position, into engagement with the pads.

Title
Electrical circuit board interconnect
Application Number
6/887260
Publication Number
4793814
Application Date
July 21, 1986
Publication Date
December 27, 1988
Inventor
Bruce G Kosa
Woodstock
CT, US
Mark S Zifcak
Putnam
CT, US
Assignee
Rogers Corporation
CT, US
IPC
H01R 9/09
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