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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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.

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 ...

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 ...