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Ian J Gray, Melvin D White: Electrical conductor terminating arrangements. ITT, Thomas L Peterson, August 20, 1996: US05548088 (182 worldwide citation)

An electrical conductor terminating arrangement such as an electrical connector includes a contact-making element which makes good contact with an electrical conductor in response to axial pressure displacement over the contact-making element of a displaceable element to exert a radial force on the ...


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Ian J Gray, Melvin D White: Electrical connectors. ITT, Thomas L Peterson, April 15, 1997: US05620339 (161 worldwide citation)

A connector (e.g. coaxial connector) comprises a tubular body structure (22, 23) with an axially extending bore therein for receiving an incoming cable (40) (e.g. coaxial) and for accommodating electrically-conductive contact-making means (31) located adjacent a part of the cable within the tubular ...


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Klaus Heberle: Master-slave data transmission system employing a flexible single-wire bus. Deutsche ITT, Thomas L Peterson, August 17, 1993: US05237322 (155 worldwide citation)

A master-slave data transmission system employs a flexible single-wire bus and where any master unit can send data to or read data from any slave at a single time. Data transfer is accomplished by means of a flexible message format having a variable-length address section and a variable-length data ...


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John W Anhalt: Zero insertion force connector. International Telephone and Telegraph Corporation, Thomas L Peterson, July 3, 1979: US04159861 (144 worldwide citation)

An electrical connector in which two rows of resilient contacts are mounted in a connector housing on opposite sides of a slot which is adapted to receive a printed circuit board or similar electrical component therein. The end portion of the spring contacting section of each contact is reversely be ...


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Gerald Graham: Connector and tool therefor. International Telephone and Telegraph Corporation, Thomas L Peterson, April 27, 1976: US03953097 (126 worldwide citation)

A connector which may be connected to a fitting, such as a CATV outlet, without the use of a tool, but which requires a tool for removal of the connector from the fitting. The connector comprises an outer body and an inner rotatable shell with a one-way driving means therebetween. A special tool is ...


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Rene A Mosquera, Michael A Lin: Simplified contact connector system. ITT Corporation, Thomas L Peterson, January 26, 1993: US05181855 (121 worldwide citation)

A connector system is provided that is especially useful for SCEM (small computer expandability module) systems wherein small circuit boards or "tiles" can be stacked at different positions on a small mother board, wherein each connector includes numerous very small matable contacts that must carry ...


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Ulrich Schmidt, Knut Caesar: Wavefront array processor for blocking the issuance of first handshake signal (req) by the presence of second handshake signal (ack) which indicates the readyness of the receiving cell. Deutsche ITT, Thomas L Peterson, April 25, 1995: US05410723 (120 worldwide citation)

A wavefront array processor where each cell includes a handshake port for asynchronous data transfer with an adjacent cell. The handshake port includes a buffer for receiving data from the adjacent cell and a latch for transferring data to the adjacent cell. Data transfer is accomplished through use ...


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David R Pinney, Kevin Stanton: Crosstalk suppressing connector. ITT, Thomas L Peterson, August 20, 1996: US05547405 (116 worldwide citation)

An electrical connector is provided with at least two pairs of signal-carrying contacts, which provides a low cost, compact, and rugged construction for minimizing crosstalk. While two initial contacts (A, B, FIG. 2) of the two pairs (102, 104) lie adjacent to each other, so there is unwanted capaci ...


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Ian James Stafford Gray, Mike Duff: Electrical connector with automatic conductor termination. ITT Manufacturing Enterprises, Thomas L Peterson, July 18, 2000: US06089903 (115 worldwide citation)

An electrical connector includes a housing (12) and a coupling assembly (35) that has a mateable contact (32) at the front of the housing and a conductor-terminating coupling (34). The coupling has a pair of arms (38, 40) with jaws (48) that are biased toward an axis (37). A holder member (54) has a ...


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Hubert W Naus, John L Hawkins Jr: Electrical connector. International Telephone and Telegraph Corporation, Thomas L Peterson, June 1, 1976: US03960428 (106 worldwide citation)

An electrical connector having means providing a signal when the connector members are fully engaged. The coupling nut on one connector member carries a detent pin which engages a mating recess in the shell of the connector member when the member is fully coupled to its mating connector member. When ...