05645434 is referenced by 73 patents and cites 14 patents.

A connector element and electronic component arrangement in which the connector element cooperates with receiving slots provided in first and second electronic components to electrically connect the components. The connector element includes ground traces and signal traces which are brought into electrical contact with signal leads and ground leads of the electronic components when the connector element is inserted into the receiving slots located in the first and second electronic components. Multiple electrical components may be electrically connected in a stack using multiple connector elements which cooperate to form a substantially continuous bus. The connector element and electronic component arrangement eliminates the signal delay, signal reflection, and interference associated with data cables.

Title
Connector element and component arrangement for a stackable communications network hub
Application Number
8/565911
Publication Number
5645434
Application Date
December 1, 1995
Publication Date
July 8, 1997
Inventor
Tommy Y Leung
San Jose
CA, US
Agent
Burns Doane Swecker & Mathis
Assignee
Asante Technologies
CA, US
IPC
H01R 13/648
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