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Dimitry G Grabbe: Area array connector. AMP Incorporated, Alan B Osborne, Bruce J Wolstoncroft, December 22, 1992: US05173055 (181 worldwide citation)

An area array connector (32,42,50) for electrically interconnecting two electronic devices is disclosed. The connector (32,42,50) includes a plurality of contact elements (10) having parallel cantilevered contact fingers (18) extending obliquely outwardly from a plate (20) for one embodiment, a lami ...


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John R Rowlette Sr: Ordered area array connector. AMP Incorporated, November 17, 1992: US05163837 (56 worldwide citation)

A connector assembly (10) and a method of manufacture include a connector sheet (30) formed of a fine web of insulating strands (32, 34) woven together to define a mesh of cavities (35) containing discrete contacts (36, 40) held by an adhesive (38) to define an ordered anisotropic area of discrete c ...


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John L Grant, Herbert J McEvoy: Area array connector. Airborn, Jenkens & Gilchrist A Professional Corporation, April 24, 2001: US06220869 (54 worldwide citation)

Disclosed is an area array connector adapted to connect contact pads on one generally planar circuit element to corresponding contact pads on another generally planar circuit element. The connector has an insulative contact mounting sheet having a plurality of contact mounting apertures therein. A p ...


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John L Grant, Michael P Cuff: Area array connector having stacked contacts for improved current carrying capacity. Airborn, April 4, 2006: US07021942 (48 worldwide citation)

An area array connector adapted to connect contact pads on a first generally planar circuit element to corresponding contact pads on a second generally planar circuit element is described. The area array connector includes an interposer housing and at least one electrical interconnector positioned w ...


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Albert Casciotti, Frederick R Deak, John R Rowlette: Conductive gel area array connector. AMP Incorporated, Allan B Osborne, August 6, 1991: US05037312 (41 worldwide citation)

An electrical connector (30) includes a body (34) of elastomeric material having cavities (38) containing a conductive gel operable upon deformation of the body of said connector to interconnect conductive pads (16, 22) between components such as a printed circuit board (12) and a chip carrier (20).


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John L Grant, Michael P Cuff: Area array connector having stacked contacts for improved current carrying capacity. Airborn, Jenkens & Gilchrist P C, April 12, 2005: US06877992 (39 worldwide citation)

An area array connector adapted to connect contact pads on a first generally planar circuit element to corresponding contact pads on a second generally planar circuit element is described. The area array connector includes an interposer housing and at least one electrical interconnector positioned w ...


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Ronald A Dery: Area array connector for substrates. AMP Incorporated, Allan B Osborne, July 9, 1991: US05030109 (36 worldwide citation)

An area array connector (10) for electrically interconnecting circuit pads (18,20) on spaced apart, substrates (22,24) is disclosed. The connector (10) includes a carrier plate (12) having canted coil spring contacts (16) positioned in openings (14) for electrically interconnecting corresponding cir ...


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Frederick R Deak, David B Wrisley Jr: Flexible area array connector. AMP Incorporated, Allan B Osborne, April 16, 1991: US05007842 (33 worldwide citation)

An area array connector (10) employs a flexible interconnect member (30) having electrical circuitry including contact pads (32) which are forced into electrical contact with conductive pads (42) and (52) on a pair of stacked substrates (40) and (50) by means of a canted coil spring (24) that is hel ...


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Michael P Cuff, John L Grant: Interposer with integral heat sink. AirBorn, Jenkens & Gilchrist P C, March 6, 2007: US07187076 (32 worldwide citation)

An area array connector for providing a thermal and an electrical interconnection between a first circuit element and a second circuit element is described. The area array connector includes at least one electrically conductive interconnector adapted to provide an electrical interconnection between ...


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Frederick R Deak, John R Rowlette Sr: Conductive gel area array connector. AMP Incorporated, June 23, 1992: US05123849 (27 worldwide citation)

An electrical connector (30) includes a body (34) of elastomeric material having cavities (38) containing a conductive gel (42) operable upon deformation of the body of said connector to interconnect conductive pads (14, 22) between components such as a printed circuit board (12) and a chip carrier ...