High-density, low-noise, high-speed mezzanine connector

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United States of America Patent

PATENT NO 7309239
APP PUB NO 20070190825A1
SERIAL NO

11739013

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Abstract

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A mezzanine style electrical connector is disclosed. The connector includes first and second arrays of electrical contacts extending through a connector housing. Each contact array may include single ended signal conductors or differential signal pairs or a combination of both. The contact arrays are disposed adjacent to one another such that cross-talk between adjacent signal contacts is limited, even in the absence of any electrical shielding or ground contacts between the contact arrays.

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FCI AMERICAS TECHNOLOGY LLCRENO, NV559

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Inventor(s)

Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
Raistrick, Alan Rockville, MD 16 480
Shuey, Joseph B Camp Hill, PA 52 2131
Smith, Stephen B Mechanicsburg, PA 129 2945
Winings, Clifford L Chesterfield, MO 23 1074

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