04998182 is referenced by 65 patents and cites 4 patents.

A connector is provided for a highly miniaturized integrated circuit imager that is supported in a sealed package that has a transparent distal plate and a plurality of connector pins that extend proximally from the package. The connector pins are trimmed short and metal coil springs are disposed on each of these pins. The connector includes tubular sockets mounted onto an elongated ceramic capacitor which serves to smooth power that is applied between the power and ground pins of the imager. A canister is situated over the imager to retain the same with the springs compressed against their respective sockets. Deflectable legs that extend proximally from the canister are bent inward and bound with a coil of fishline or other suitable cord to retain the canister in place.

Title
Connector for optical sensor
Application Number
7/476946
Publication Number
4998182
Application Date
February 8, 1990
Publication Date
March 5, 1991
Inventor
Robert L Vivenzio
Auburn
NY, US
Allan I Krauter
Syracuse
NY, US
Agent
Wall and Roehrig
Assignee
Welch Allyn
NY, US
IPC
H05K 5/02
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