Electrical connector having impedance tuning ribs

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United States of America Patent

PATENT NO 8715003
APP PUB NO 20110159744A1
SERIAL NO

12974132

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An electrical connector is provided that includes a connector housing supporting a plurality of electrical contacts. The electrical contacts are edge-coupled along a column direction, and spaced apart along a row direction so as to define a space that is defined by adjacent electrical contacts along the row direction. The electrical connector includes at least one rib disposed in the space. The rib has a dielectric constant greater than air such that the dielectric constant of the space is increased with respect to a substantially identical space that is filled only with air. The increased dielectric constant reduces the impedance of the electrical connector.

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Patent OwnerAddressTotal Patents
FCIVERSAILLES45
FCI AMERICAS TECHNOLOGY LLCRENO, NV559

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Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
Buck, Jonathan E Hershey, US 63 925
De, Geest Jan Wetteren, BE 18 339
Sercu, Stefaan Hendrik Jozef Wuustwezel, BE 23 442

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