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Herbert P Byrnes, Jean Marc Halbout, Michael R Scheuermann, Eugene Shapiro: Thin interface pellicle for dense arrays of electrical interconnects. International Business Machines Corporation, Robert M Trepp, May 4, 1993: US05207585 (168 worldwide citation)

A thin interface pellicle probe for making temporary or permanent interconnections to pads or bumps on a semiconductor device wherein the pads or bumps may be arranged in high density patterns is described incorporating an electrode for each pad or bump wherein the electrode has a raised portion the ...


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Herbert P Byrnes, Richard Wahl: Contact for an electrical contactor assembly. International Business Machines Corporation, Harold H Sweeney Jr, June 7, 1977: US04027935 (145 worldwide citation)

A contact for a contactor assembly is provided which is short enough for use in high frequency applications and which has a pivotable end and a pre-curved center section which deflects in combination with the pivoting of the pivotable end to provide minimal forces on contact pads when a force is app ...


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Herbert P Byrnes, Richard Wahl: Contact probe assembly having rotatable contacting probe elements. International Business Machines Corporation, Wolmar J Stoffel, December 27, 1983: US04423376 (70 worldwide citation)

An electrical probe assembly with rotatable probe elements for establishing electrical contact to pad surfaces having a plurality of elongated probe elements formed of a conductive flexible material, each having a length many times its diameter, spaced upper and lower flat support elements having ap ...


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Herbert P Byrnes, Richard Wahl: Dual-mode Z-stage. International Business Machines Corporation, Graham S Jones II, September 22, 1992: US05150040 (20 worldwide citation)

A dual mode Z/Theta stage supports and moves a work piece such as a semiconductor wafer into position for positioning during testing. The Z/Theta stage has a peripheral four point elevator drive. The elevating suspension comprises parallel, vertically oriented, rigid lift pins which bear the weight ...


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