SHIELDLESS, HIGH-SPEED ELECTRICAL CONNECTORS

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United States of America Patent

APP PUB NO 20080248693A1
SERIAL NO

12140810

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A shieldless, high-speed electrical connector is disclosed. Such a connector may include a first column of electrical contacts comprising a first arrangement of differential signal pairs separated from one another by first ground contacts, and a second column of electrical contacts adjacent to the first column, the second column of electrical contacts comprising a second arrangement of differential signal pairs separated from one another by second ground contacts. The connector may be devoid of electrical shield plates between the first column of electrical contacts and the second column of electrical contacts. The connector may be capable of transferring differential signals at data transfer rates of at least ten gigabits per second through the connector while producing no more than an acceptable level of cross talk on any of the differential signal pairs.

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FCI AMERICAS TECHNOLOGY LLCRENO, NV559

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Inventor(s)

Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
Houtz, Timothy W Etters, PA 55 1558
Hull, Gregory A York, PA 24 920
Lemke, Timothy A Dillsburg, PA 63 1924
Minich, Steven E York, PA 108 2007
Sercu, Stefaan Hendrik Jozef Brasschaat, BE 23 442
Shuey, Joseph B Camp Hill, PA 52 2131
Smith, Stephen B Mechanicsburg, PA 129 2944
Winings, Clifford L Marco Island, FL 23 1074

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Patent Info (Count) # Cites Year
 
TE CONNECTIVITY CORPORATION (2)
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