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Johannes M Broeksteeg: Impedance matched backplane connector. AMP Incorporated, Eric J Groen, November 19, 1991: US05066236 (229 worldwide citation)

An electrical connector is shown which is mountable to a printed circuit board (230) which includes a plurality of insulating housings (4). The vertical row of terminals is formed as a subassembly (60) where the terminals (72-75) are integrally molded within an insert 82 of dielectric material. The ...


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Robert L Fisher Jr: Matable coaxial connector assembly having impedance compensation. AMP Incorporated, Anton P Ness, June 8, 1993: US05217391 (225 worldwide citation)

A coaxial connector assembly (10) includes a plug (40) and jack (140) having respective inner and outer conductors matable at a mating interface. The mating interface (MI) includes a plurality of regions A,B,C of mismatched impedance having varying axial lengths defined by diameter changes of said i ...


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Terry P Bowen, Paul R Reitz, William J Stape: Optical simulator with loop-back attenuator having metalized optical fiber. AMP Incorporated, December 31, 1991: US05076688 (204 worldwide citation)

An optical simulator 10, shaped to be interchangeable with a complimentary connector 7 that intermates with an optical connector housing 6 having an optical emitter 4 and an optical detector 5, comprises an alignment fixture with connectors for intermating with the optical emitter 4 and the optical ...


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Douglas W Glover, John C Hoffer, Erlon F Johnson, Ronald R Schaffer: Fiber optic connector assembly and wall outlet thereof. AMP Incorporated, Adrian J LaRue, Anton P Ness, September 16, 1986: US04611887 (196 worldwide citation)

A fiber optic connector assembly comprises a housing member having a passageway extending therethrough. A receptacle connector member is latchably mounted in the passageway and has therein fiber optic connectors terminated to ends of fiber optic transmission members and fiber optic cables. The fiber ...


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Denis G Mulholland, Ronald R Schaffer, Gary N Warner: Coupling bushing for various types of optical fiber connectors. AMP Incorporated, December 17, 1991: US05073042 (194 worldwide citation)

A coupling bushing 1 for optical fiber connectors comprises a first half structure 1A comprising a base 14 having an axial bore 16 and a socket 15 extending from tlhe rear 21 of the base 14. The socket 15 has a bore 16 axially aligned with the bore of the base 14 to form an extension thereof. The so ...


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Douglas W Glover, Richard F Granitz: Reference conductor for improving signal integrity in electrical connectors. AMP Incorporated, Allan B Osborne, July 11, 1989: US04846727 (192 worldwide citation)

A reference conductor for improving signal integrity in connectors and connector systems. More particularly the reference conductor includes a conductive plate positioned between adjacent rows of signal conductors in a connector and which is electrically connected to reference circuits on substrates ...


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Frank P Dola: Liquid tight connector. AMP Incorporated, Anthony S Volpe, September 30, 1980: US04225162 (188 worldwide citation)

The disclosure is directed to a pre-assembled liquid tight connector for use with flexible metallic conduit. The connector is comprised of a one piece body member having a grounding member formed integrally therewith. Additionally, the body member is so constructed as to retain a resilient polyureth ...


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Richard E Vastagh: Optical loop attenuator simulating an optical system. AMP Incorporated, Gerald K Kita, April 5, 1988: US04736100 (186 worldwide citation)

A simulator in the form of a loop back optical attenuator 10 intermates with an optical connector 6 and has an exterior surface 13 facing an optical emitter 4 and an optical detector 5 and is constructed to reflect optical emission from the emitter 4 to the detector 5 for test purposes.


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Dimitry G Grabbe: Area array connector. AMP Incorporated, Alan B Osborne, Bruce J Wolstoncroft, December 22, 1992: US05173055 (181 worldwide citation)

An area array connector (32,42,50) for electrically interconnecting two electronic devices is disclosed. The connector (32,42,50) includes a plurality of contact elements (10) having parallel cantilevered contact fingers (18) extending obliquely outwardly from a plate (20) for one embodiment, a lami ...


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Dimitry G Grabbe, Iosif Korsunsky, Daniel R Ringler: Surface mount electrical connector. AMP Incorporated, Allan B Osborne, Bruce J Wolstoncroft, October 6, 1992: US05152695 (181 worldwide citation)

A connector (10) for electrically connecting a circuit between electronic devices has been disclosed. The connector (10) includes a platform (14, 64, 94, 114) with cantilevered spring arms (22, 62, 92, 112) extending obliquely outwardly therefrom. The spring arms (22, 62, 92, 112) include raised con ...