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Arnold Bruce K, Keith John T: Electrical connector shield. International Telephone and Telegraph Corporation, Peterson Thomas L, September 10, 1974: US3835443 (135 worldwide citation)

A radio frequency and electromagnetic interference shield for an electrical connector comprising a helically coiled conductive spring which is interposed between facing surfaces on the mating halves of the connector. The spring is coiled in such a manner that the convolutions thereof are slanted at ...


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Brishka Alexander Ronald: Axially mating positive locking connector. International Telephone and Telegraph Corporation, Peterson Thomas L, February 19, 1974: US3793610 (121 worldwide citation)

A quick connect-disconnect axially mating electrical connector comprising interengageable receptacle and plug members carrying electrical contacts which engage upon mating of the connector members. One connector member carries a split ring which engages in an annular groove formed in the other conne ...


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Peverill William J: Electrical connector. International Telephone and Telegraph Corporation, Peterson Thomas L, July 23, 1974: US3825874 (116 worldwide citation)

An electrical connector with an internal grounding foil for grounding outer conductors of multi-conductor cables. The invention is particularly suited for Twinax cables in which the shields are grounded to the connector shell by the grounding foil to preclude or minimize the transmission of electrom ...


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Brancaleone Salvatore T, Oliver Leland W: Electrical connector with component grounding plate. International Telephone and Telegraph Corporation, Peterson Thomas L, February 5, 1974: US3790858 (89 worldwide citation)

An electrical connector in which circuit components are integrated into the connector by mounting the same within the grounding plate in the shell of the connector. Conductors of the circuit components are connected to selected electrical contact elements in the connector preferably by means of a pr ...


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Clanton John S: Electro-optical transmission line. International Telephone and Telegraph Corporation, Peterson Thomas L, May 7, 1974: US3809908 (75 worldwide citation)

An electro-optical transmission line for use in an interconnection system wherein an electrical signal is converted to an optical output signal by a light-emitting diode and the optical light signal is transmitted by an optical fiber bundle to a light receiving diode which converts the optical signa ...


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Goodman David S, Langenbach Jack E: Printed circuit board connector assembly. International Telephone and Telegraph Corporation, Peterson Thomas L, December 10, 1974: US3853379 (72 worldwide citation)

An assembly is provided in which a printed circuit board is inserted into a supporting frame for engagement with an electrical connector with zero insertion force. After the printed circuit board is mounted on the frame, electrical contacts in the connector are cam actuated to make electrical engage ...


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Goodman David S: Matched impedance printed circuit board connector. International Telephone and Telegraph Corporation, Peterson Thomas L, March 18, 1975: US3871728 (68 worldwide citation)

A matched impedance printed circuit board connector comprising a housing mounted on a mounting board having a ground plane and signal traces separated by an insulator. A grounding bus extends lengthwise in the housing below the printed circuit board receiving slot therein. Signal contacts in the hou ...


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Anhalt John W: Electrical connector assembly. International Telephone and Telegraph Corporation, Peterson Thomas L, March 25, 1975: US3873173 (52 worldwide citation)

An electrical connector assembly for interconnecting a leadless integrated circuit element with a printed circuit board having conductive strips thereon. The connector assembly comprises an insulative housing member which is releasably mounted on the board and contains a plurality of compartments ea ...


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Mc Cartney Ronald L: Fiber optic connector and assembly method. International Telephone and Telegraph Corporation, Peterson Thomas L, October 21, 1975: US3914015 (48 worldwide citation)

A connector for a single fiber optic bundle in which the fiber optic cable ends to be connected are each terminated in a shrinkable metal sleeve or pin. A shrinkable alloy, such as 50% nickel and 50% titanium alloy, is employed. The shrinkable pin has an inside axial bore of hexagonal cross-section ...


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Barr John E: Low cost sealed connector and method of making same. International Telephone and Telegraph Corporation, Peterson Thomas L, January 22, 1974: US3787796 (45 worldwide citation)

A low cost sealed electrical connector and method of making the same in which a conductor terminating in an electrical contact is slidably mounted in the rear end of a passage in a connector body and a radially deformable sealing element surrounding the conductor is forced into the annular space bet ...