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Edward J Bright, Jay F Maltais, Attalee S Taylor: EMI shield, and assembly using same. The Whitaker Corporation, October 18, 1994: US05357404 (104 worldwide citation)

The assembly of an electronic package, a socket which holds the package, an electrically-conductive heat sink placed over and around the package, and an EMI shield for minimizing EMI leakage. The shield is a metal frame extending around the socket and package, and secured to it by locking tabs exten ...


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Steven L Flickinger, William L Herb, William E Veith, Harold W Kerlin, Edward J Bright, Dennis L Kemmick: Pluggable module and receptacle. Tyco Electronics Corporation, February 11, 2003: US06517382 (82 worldwide citation)

A receptacle for a pluggable module includes a housing having a front, a back wall, a top wall, a bottom wall, and side walls and defining a cavity for receiving a module. The bottom wall has a bottom opening to receive a receptacle connector, and the front has a front opening to receive the module. ...


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Edward J Bright, Jay F Maltais, Attalee S Taylor: EMI shielding device. The Whitaker Corporation, Gerald K Kita, Robert J Kapalka, August 31, 1993: US05241453 (79 worldwide citation)

Shielding for a socket of an electronics package comprises, a frame (24) with sidewalls (26,30), solder tails (34) along the sidewalls (26,30), resilient cantilever beams (32) for electrically engaging skirts (56) of a heat sink (18), and a retainer (20) having bars (62) covering openings in the hea ...


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Edward J Bright, David B Sinisi: Retention system for removable heat sink. AMP Incorporated, Anton P Ness, December 29, 1987: US04716494 (79 worldwide citation)

A heat sink (60) having one or more cooling fins (64) along a central shaft (66) is securable to an active device substrate (12) by a spring clip (80) whose latch sections (92) are latched under latch projections (44) on side walls (40) of the housing (30) to which the substrate (12) is mounted. The ...


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Steven L Flickinger, William Herb, William E Veith, Harold W Kerlin, Edward J Bright, Dennis L Kemmick: Pluggable module and receptacle. Tyco Electronics Corporation, February 25, 2003: US06524134 (62 worldwide citation)

A receptacle for receiving a module and electrically connecting said module to a host circuit board mounted within a chassis of a host system, said chassis having a bezel opening which has an offset a certain distance above said host circuit board: (a) a housing having a front, a back wall, a top wa ...


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Edward J Bright, John J Consoli, Attalee S Taylor: Electrical socket for TAB ICs. AMP Incorporated, Allan B Osborne, November 13, 1990: US04969828 (59 worldwide citation)

An electrical socket for TAB ICs. More particularly, the socket includes a flexible etched film having an array of traces thereon, a base on which the film is positioned to receive a TAB IC thereover and a cover having a pressure plate for biasing the IC against the film to provide an electrical con ...


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Edward J Bright, James E Crompton III, Attalee S Taylor, Kevin E Walker: Retainer for securing a heat sink to a socket. The Whitaker Corporation, Robert J Kapalka, September 5, 1995: US05448449 (57 worldwide citation)

A retainer is disclosed for securing a heat sink having a plurality of parallel vertical fins above an electronic package which is mounted on a socket. The retainer comprises a clip assembly including a clip having a pair of spaced apart beams dimensioned to span the heat sink and to reside in respe ...


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Edward J Bright: Bail actuated ZIF socket. The Whitaker Corporation, Robert J Kapalka, October 26, 1993: US05256080 (54 worldwide citation)

An electrical socket (1) comprises, a lever (21) pivotally attached to a base housing (4), a cam (25) rotatable by pivoting the lever (21), the cam (25) having a lobe (26) for urging a cover (7) slidable along the housing (4) to urge electrical leads (3) of an electronic package (2) into engagement ...


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Edward J Bright, Steven J Kandybowski, Wilmer L Sheesley, David B Sinisi: Pad array socket. AMP Incorporated, Allan B Osborne, March 5, 1985: US04502747 (40 worldwide citation)

The present invention relates to a chip carrier socket having two opposing hinged frames, one to clamp and positively latch the other against the carrier. More particularly the socket contains a plurality of contact elements with generally horizontally extending contact surfaces to engage the carrie ...


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