Broadside-coupled signal pair configurations for electrical connectors

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United States of America Patent

PATENT NO 7708569
APP PUB NO 20080102702A1
SERIAL NO

11924002

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An electrical connector having at least four electrical contacts that form two pairs of differential signal contacts. The first and second electrical contacts may be arranged edge-to-edge along a first direction. The third electrical contact may be adjacent to, and arranged broadside-to-broadside with, the first electrical contact along a second direction substantially transverse to the first direction. The first and third electrical contacts may define one of the pairs of differential signal contacts. The fourth electrical contact may be adjacent to, and arranged broadside-to-broadside with, the second electrical contact along the second direction. The second and fourth electrical contacts may define the other pair of differential signal contacts. The two pairs of differential signal contacts may be offset from one another along the second direction.

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Patent OwnerAddressTotal Patents
FCIVERSAILLES45
FCI AMERICAS TECHNOLOGY LLCRENO, NV557

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Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
Buck, Jonathan E Hershey, US 68 1065
De, Geest Jan Wetteren, BE 19 384
Sercu, Stefaan Hendrik Jozef Brasschaat, BE 24 485
Smith, Stephen B Mechanicsburg, US 142 3188

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