04859189 is referenced by 30 patents and cites 12 patents.

A test socket for testing chips and chips on tape wherein the test socket is formed on a heat resistant dielectric film having contact pads and connector pads joined by metallic circuit traces and which film is wrapped on a compliant pad. The connector end of the tape is joined to a circuit board by a conductive tape and maintained in contact by the compliant pad. A frame registers the chip with the contact area of the tape.

Title
Multipurpose socket
Application Number
101203
Publication Number
4859189
Application Date
July 8, 1988
Publication Date
August 22, 1989
Inventor
Christopher A Schmolze
Austin
TX, US
Kurt H Petersen
Austin
TX, US
Agent
John C Barnes
Walter N Kirn
Donald M Sell
Assignee
Minnesota Mining and Manufacturing Company
MN, US
IPC
H05K 1/00
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