Impedance mating interface for electrical connectors

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United States of America Patent

PATENT NO 7837504
APP PUB NO 20090191756A1
SERIAL NO

12420439

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Abstract

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Electrical connectors having improved impedance characteristics are disclosed. Such an electrical connector may include a first electrically conductive contact, and a second electrically conductive contact disposed adjacent to the first contact along a first direction. A mating end of the second contact may be offset in a second direction relative to a mating end of the first contact. Offsetting of contacts within columns of contacts provides capability for adjusting impedance and capacitance characteristics of a connector assembly.

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Patent Owner(s)

Patent OwnerAddressTotal Patents
FCI AMERICAS TECHNOLOGY LLCRENO, NV563

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Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
Hull, Gregory A York, US 24 942
Smith, Stephen B Mechanicsburg, US 138 3057

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MOLEX INCORPORATED (5)
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