Lead frame assembly for an electrical connector

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United States of America Patent

PATENT NO 8771023
APP PUB NO 20110195607A1
SERIAL NO

12998233

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A lead frame assembly for an electrical connector is provided. The lead frame assembly includes a first lead, a second lead adjacent the first lead and a dielectric material. The leads have a first end, a second end and an intermediate portion between the first end and the second end. The leads are received within the dielectric material with the intermediate portions being substantially surrounded by the dielectric material. The dielectric material includes at least a first channel in the dielectric material arranged in-between the first and second leads. The first channel is defined by at least three sides and has a length extending in a direction substantially parallel to the intermediate portions of the first and second leads.

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Inventor(s)

Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
De, Bruijn Jeroen Loon Op Zand, NL 18 101

Cited Art Landscape

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ERNI PRODUCTION GMBH & CO. KG (1)
* 8337249 Right-angle connector having a shielding and method for producing the shielding of the right-angle connector 2 2009
 
TE CONNECTIVITY CORPORATION (15)
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* 8192232 Connector assembly having an electrical compensation component 4 2009
* 8123532 Carrier system for an electrical connector assembly 1 2010
* 8469745 Electrical connector system 16 2010
* 8382520 Connector assembly 3 2011
* 8262412 Electrical connector having compensation for air pockets 12 2011
* 8382522 Electrical connector system 5 2011
 
HON HAI PRECISION INDUSTRY CO., LTD. (2)
* 6551140 Electrical connector having differential pair terminals with equal length 102 2001
* 6431914 Grounding scheme for a high speed backplane connector system 150 2001
 
THE WHITAKER CORPORATION (1)
5795191 Connector assembly with shielded modules and method of making same 251 1997
 
HARTING ELECTRONICS GMBH (1)
* 6776649 Contact assembly for a plug connector, in particular for a PCB plug connector 109 2002
 
3M INNOVATIVE PROPERTIES COMPANY (1)
* 6146202 Connector apparatus 187 1999
 
FCI AMERICAS TECHNOLOGY LLC (8)
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* 7524209 Impedance mating interface for electrical connectors 21 2005
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7316585 Reducing suck-out insertion loss 47 2007
* 8231415 High speed backplane connector with impedance modification and skew correction 29 2010
* 8616919 Attachment system for electrical connector 8 2010
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JAPAN AVIATION ELECTRONICS INDUSTRY, LIMITED (1)
* 7381092 Connector 51 2004
 
NEC TOKIN IWATE, LTD. (1)
* 6609933 Shield connector 37 2002
 
FCI (1)
* 2011/0195,607 LEAD FRAME ASSEMBLY FOR AN ELECTRICAL CONNECTOR 6 2008
 
PERLOS OYJ (1)
* 6997755 Connector and contact wafer 4 2003
 
MOLEX INCORPORATED (9)
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* 6890215 Terminal assemblies for differential signal connector 20 2003
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AMPHENOL CORPORATION (16)
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* 5860816 Electrical connector assembled from wafers 88 1997
* 6299483 High speed high density electrical connector 114 1999
* 6293827 Differential signal electrical connector 238 2000
* 6554647 Differential signal electrical connectors 188 2000
* 6592381 Waferized power connector 122 2001
* 6537087 Electrical connector 64 2002
* 6602095 Shielded waferized connector 111 2002
* 6709294 Electrical connector with conductive plastic features 124 2002
* 6786771 Interconnection system with improved high frequency performance 108 2002
* 6827611 Electrical connector with multi-beam contact 81 2003
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FUJITSU COMPONENT LIMITED (2)
* 8506330 Male and female connectors with modules having ground and shield parts 4 2011
* 2012/0135,641 CONNECTOR AND METHOD OF COUPLING THE SAME TO SUBSTRATE 7 2011
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Patent Citation Ranking

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Patent Info (Count) # Cites Year
 
TE CONNECTIVITY CORPORATION (1)
* 9472887 Electrical connector having a ground bracket 0 2015
 
TE CONNECTIVITY NEDERLAND B.V. (2)
* 8974253 Contact module for a receptacle assembly 0 2013
* 2014/0357,133 CONTACT MODULE FOR A RECEPTACLE ASSEMBLY 2 2013
 
FCI AMERICAS TECHNOLOGY LLC (2)
* 9136634 Low-cross-talk electrical connector 2 2011
* 2012/0058,684 LOW-CROSS-TALK ELECTRICAL CONNECTOR 4 2011
 
COMMSCOPE, INC. OF NORTH CAROLINA (3)
* 9380710 Printed circuit boards for communications connectors having openings that improve return loss and/or insertion loss performance and related connectors and methods 0 2014
* 2015/0214,666 PRINTED CIRCUIT BOARDS FOR COMMUNICATIONS CONNECTORS HAVING OPENINGS THAT IMPROVE RETURN LOSS AND/OR INSERTION LOSS PERFORMANCE AND RELATED CONNECTORS AND METHODS 0 2014
9537262 Printed circuit boards for communications connectors having openings that improve return loss and/or insertion loss performance and related connectors and methods 1 2016
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