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Arun J Shah, David W McClung, Albert N Hopfer, Richard J Linderman, Saeed Zafar: Electrical connectors and IC chip tester embodying same. Labinal Components and Systems, Leydig Voit & Mayer, July 7, 1992: US05127837 (145 worldwide citation)

A novel wadded wire-plunger contact is provided which possesses excellent durability and desired functional characteristics in a large variety of applications such as the testing of IC chips.


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Richard J Lindeman: Electrical connectors. Labinal Components and Systems, Neuman Williams Anderson & Olson, February 21, 1989: US04806110 (73 worldwide citation)

This invention relates to electrical connectors and more particularly to electric connectors for propagation of a relatively large number of signals between electrical circuits and at very high velocities. The number of signals which can be propagated is quite large in relation to the size of the co ...


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Laurence N Wesson, James F Ryley: Lensed optical connector. Labinal Components and Systems, Neuman Williams Anderson & Olson, November 1, 1988: US04781431 (43 worldwide citation)

A low light loss expanded beam fiber optic connection is provided comprising lensed optical connector pins. Each connector pin employs a cylindrical housing in which a fiber end is precisely located along a longitudinal axis in precisely spaced relationship with an adjacent ball lens. The center of ...


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Albert N Hopfer III, Richard J Lindeman: Low-loss electrical interconnects. Labinal Components and Systems, Neuman Williams Anderson & Olson, January 29, 1991: US04988306 (41 worldwide citation)

Apparatus and methods for facilitating insertion and maximizing resiliency, reliability and conductivity of button contacts in button board type circuit interconnectors.


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Albert N Hopfer: Thermal transfer plate and integrated circuit chip or other electrical component assemblies including such plate. Labinal Components and Systems, Leydig Voit & Mayer, January 25, 1994: US05282111 (38 worldwide citation)

A thermal transfer plate for removing heat to a heat sink or cooling fins positioned between an electrical component and a mounting surface. The plate comprises a heat conductive material which is in thermal communication with the electrical component and extends beyond the electrical component to e ...


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Edward Kirby: Variable insertion force contact. Labinal Components and Systems, Neuman Williams Anderson & Olson, March 21, 1989: US04813881 (35 worldwide citation)

A female electrical contact is provided having spaced jaws adapted to receive a mating contact such as a male pin. The spaced jaws are formed so that release forces of different magnitude are necessary to withdraw such male contact from the spaced jaws at the opposed contact ends.


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Mark A Richmond, Frank B Riordan, Charles W Smaczny: Electrical connector. Labinal Components and Systems, Leydig Voit & Mayer, February 24, 1998: US05720630 (27 worldwide citation)

An improved electrical connector for use in electronic assemblies to link electronic components in order to transmit electric signals or current. The connector includes a wafer interface connective construction with at least one resiliently compressible contact to provide a means across which electr ...


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Richard W Plegge, Charles T Walsh, Rocco J Peters, Gregory J Sellers: Overmolded shielded connector. Labinal Components and Systems, Neuman Williams Anderson & Olson, October 8, 1991: US05055070 (27 worldwide citation)

The shield covers of an overmold shielded electrical connector have pivot detents stamped into their surfaces to provide a point for the shield halves to rotate on the center dielectric with a lever type action. When fully closed, the lever action assures that the cover tabs of the shield members se ...


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Richard J Lindeman, Robert J Smith II: Electrical connectors. Labinal Components and Systems, Neuman Williams Anderson & Olson, May 7, 1991: US05013249 (26 worldwide citation)

Electrical connectors including a row of conductive interconnect elements in the form of slugs which extend through openings in a block of insulating material and which are associated resilient wadded elements to connect conductive pads of circuit boards. A wall portion of conductive material is pos ...


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Albert Nicholas Hopfer III, Richard Jay Lindeman: Electrical interconnects. Labinal Components and Systems, May 16, 2000: US06062870 (25 worldwide citation)

Apparatus and methods for facilitating insertion and maximizing resiliency, reliability and conductivity of button contacts in button board type circuit interconnectors.