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George Preputnick, James Lee Fedder, Scott Keith Mickievicz, Richard Nicholas Whyne: Connector assembly with shielded modules and method of making same. Katherine A Nelson, August 18, 1998: US05795191 (232 worldwide citation)

An electrical connector assembly (10) includes an insulating housing (12) and assembled thereto a plurality of terminal modules (30) and electrically conductive shields (60) therebetween. Each terminal module (30) includes an alternating pattern of first and second contacts (42,44), the intermediate ...


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Robert C Briggs, Thomas R Fawcett Jr, Denis G Mulholland, Steven P Owens, Wallace R Savitsky: Universal adapter for optical connectors. The Whitaker Corporation, Katherine A Nelson, Driscoll A Nina Jr, July 26, 1994: US05333221 (201 worldwide citation)

A universal adapter including a generic fixed housing (10) capable of receiving diverse back panel assemblies (20-1, 20-2 . . . 20-n) each having a set of coupling elements (22-1, 22-2 . . . 22-n) which may differ according to industry standards. The adapter facilitates optical coupling of, for exam ...


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James L Fedder: High density connector system. AMP Incorporated, Katherine A Nelson, September 10, 1991: US05046960 (145 worldwide citation)

A high density, high frequency connector system 10 having first and second mating connector members 12, 70 each member including a multi-row array of signal contact member 52, 102 disposed in columns, each said signal contact member being secured in a respective passageway; a multi-row array of grou ...


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Mark R Thumma: Contact retention system. The Whitaker Corporation, Katherine A Nelson, March 11, 1997: US05609502 (133 worldwide citation)

A contact retention system using a self-seating contact (56) includes a housing (22) having at least one contact receiving passageway (30) and a contact (56) associated therewith. Contact (56) has leading and trailing end portions (62, 80) and an intermediate body portion (66). Body portion (66) has ...


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Ronald M Weber, Robert C Swengel Jr, Charles H Weidler, James H Wise: Programmable modular connector assembly. AMP Incorporated, Katherine A Nelson, April 11, 1989: US04820169 (112 worldwide citation)

A connector assembly includes modules which intermate to interconnect electrical circuits between mother and daughter printed circuit boards. The modules are provided with resilient projections which latch on relative rotation of the modules, enabling the handling of resultant modular assemblies. Hi ...


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Ronald M Weber, William C Van Scyoc: Programmable modular connector assembly. AMP Incorporated, Katherine A Nelson, December 13, 1988: US04790763 (111 worldwide citation)

A connector assembly includes modules which intermate to interconnect electrical circuits between mother and daughter printed circuit boards. The modules are provided with resilient projections which latch on relative rotation of the modules, enabling the handling of resultant modular assemblies. Hi ...


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Kirk D Ulery: Coaxial connector having filtered ground isolation means. AMP Incorporated, Katherine A Nelson, January 10, 1989: US04797120 (99 worldwide citation)

A filtered electrical device 38 for being secured externally to an electrical connector and electrically engagable to at least one circuit path thereof comprises at least one contact member 40, a housing member 56 having at least one filter receiving aperture 60 therein, filter member 68 disposed in ...


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William G Lenker, George R Lurie, Jeffrey L Showers: Filtered electrical connector. The Whitaker Corporation, Katherine A Nelson, Anton P Ness, November 2, 1993: US05257950 (91 worldwide citation)

A filtered connector 20 includes a housing means 22 having a plurality of terminal members 42 disposed therein with terminal portions 46 extending outwardly thereof, filter means 48 and grounding means 38. Filter means 48 includes a planar inductive substrate 50, a plurality of terminal receiving pa ...


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Kirk D Ulery: Electrical terminal having means for mounting electrical circuit components in series thereon and connector for same. AMP, Katherine A Nelson, September 20, 1988: US04772225 (87 worldwide citation)

An electrical terminal having electrical circuit components mounted in series thereon comprises a body section having terminal sections extending outwardly from each end, the terminal sections being adapted to be electrically connected to complementary conductive means of other respective electrical ...


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Jay L French, John L Himes Jr, Ronald M Weber, James H Wise: Low profile spring contact with protective guard means. AMP Incorporated, Katherine A Nelson, June 18, 1991: US05024610 (86 worldwide citation)

A self-supporting contact for engaging a conductor combined with guard means for protecting both the contact and the conductor against accidental touch by a human hand. The contact is stamped from a flat strip of resilient, conductive material and has a rectangular body with a plurality, preferably ...