Donald W Duda, David G Mead, David S Rifkin: Radiation absorbing shield for fiber optic systems. Amphenol Corporation, Bacon & Thomas PLLC, September 21, 1999: US05956444 (200 worldwide citation)

A shield for the end of a fiber optic connector or fiber optic connector adapter is disclosed. The shield includes a radiation absorbing element which prevents significant amounts of potentially harmful electromagnetic radiation from being discharged through the end of a connector or adapter.

Ronald A Vaccaro: Connector for a conduit with an annularly corrugated outer casing. Amphenol Corporation, Bacon & Thomas, February 8, 1994: US05284449 (188 worldwide citation)

A connector for a conduit having an annular corrugated outer casing includes a clamping member which fits over an end of the casing, a ring split in one place along its circumference which fits into a corrugation trough, a housing having a conically bevelled clamping surface for engaging an inner su ...

Dennis E Tarrant: CATV environmental F-connector. Amphenol Corporation, Bacon & Thomas, January 28, 1992: US05083943 (170 worldwide citation)

An F-type coaxial cable connector includes a tapered interface surface for even compression of the interface gasket and prevention of shearing. The cable is retained in the connector by a crimping arrangement including a cylindrical outer ferrule designed with a series of protruding ridges and an in ...

James Del Negro, Russell Brown, Roger Avery: Clamp nut retaining feature. Amphenol Corporation, Bacon & Thomas, December 24, 1996: US05586910 (167 worldwide citation)

A rear clamping nut retaining feature for a hardline connector includes a rear nut having a compression ring retained therein in such a manner that the compression ring is able to move axially within the rear nut. The inner peripheral surface of the nut has an axially extending protrusion which when ...

Dee A Werth: Electrical connector assembly having means for EMI shielding. Amphenol Corporation, Bacon & Thomas, February 28, 1989: US04808128 (146 worldwide citation)

A cylindrical sleeve (66) of electrically conductive, plastically deformable, material completes an electrical circuit path between the braid (46) of a cable (40) terminated to a back shell (30), the braid connected electrically to a ferrule (56), and the sleeve having a forward sleeve portion exten ...

Alan L Schildkraut, Alan L Davis: Databus coupler electrical connector. Amphenol Corporation, Bacon & Thomas, January 19, 1988: US04720155 (139 worldwide citation)

An electronic circuit component and a plurality of twinax contacts are connected together in piggy-back fashion and enclosed within a metallic frame with respective signal paths in the component and contacts being interconnected such that an apertured ground plate completes a 360.degree. electricall ...

Michael A Verespej, Henry R Fredlund: Modular plug connector and method of assembly. Amphenol Corporation, Bacon & Thomas, August 11, 1992: US05137471 (135 worldwide citation)

An improved plug connector includes a rear cable connection module individually sized to each cable required and a front outer contact portion arranged such that the modular rear cable connection component may be press fit into the outer contact portion. In order to assemble the connector, an insula ...

David O Gallusser, David W MacAvoy: Apparatus and method for retaining an insert in an electrical connector. Amphenol Corporation, Bacon and Thomas, November 3, 1987: US04703987 (127 worldwide citation)

A deformable plastic strip (44') is longitudinally slotted (60) along one edge to define a plurality of laterally separated longitudinal columns (62), cut, and then rolled into a tubular sleeve to form a retention member (44) which is configured to be coaxially driven into an annular passageway (72) ...

Heath Allen Johnson, Clifford Joseph Westrick, David Leigh Frear: Anti-decoupling arrangement for an electrical connector. Amphenol Corporation, Blank Rome Comisky & McCauley, November 28, 2000: US06152753 (122 worldwide citation)

An anti-decoupling arrangement for an electrical connector (as well as an electrical connector incorporating such an anti-decoupling arrangement) is made up of just three operative components: a spiral lock clutch, at least one spring ring, and ratchet teeth or serrations formed on an inside surface ...

Jonathan David Bell, Nicholas Mark Jones: Electrical connector and cable termination system. Amphenol Corporation, Bacon & Thomas, March 16, 1999: US05882226 (120 worldwide citation)

An electrical connector and cable termination system has a plug body (12) for mating with an opposed connector part, and an outlet body (22) to which a cable (60) is attached. The cable approaches the connector at an angle of 90.degree. to the major mating axis (C) of the connector. The outlet body ...