Abstract: The movable housing has an entry wall portion that enters the interior space of the stationary housing; terminal holding grooves accommodating a portion of the resilient portions, which extend in the direction of connection to a counterpart connect body, are formed to be arranged in the terminal array direction on one wall surface of the entry wall portion; movable-side terminal holding portions securing the movable-side retained portions of the terminals are formed on the opposite side in the connector width direction perpendicular to said one wall surface; between adjacent terminal holding grooves. When the terminals are attached in the direction of connection from the circuit board side, the projections have gaps formed between them and the resilient portions of the terminals located within the terminal holding grooves in the terminal array direction.
Abstract: An electrical connector with a flat-type conductor 1 for matingly connecting a front end section of a flat-type conductor C with a strip-like configuration extending in the forward-backward direction to a counterpart electrical connector 2, said electrical connector with a flat-type conductor 1 comprising the flat-type conductor C and a housing 10 holding the front end section of the flat-type conductor C, wherein the housing 10 has a locking portion 11E lockable to the counterpart electrical connector 2 and receiving spaces 10D for receiving counterpart terminals 30 provided in the counterpart electrical connector 2, and the locking portion 11E, along with being positioned differently from the position of the receiving spaces 10D when viewed in the thickness direction of the flat-type conductor C, is positioned so as to at least partially overlap with the receiving spaces 10D in the thickness direction of the flat-type conductor C.
Abstract: The housing has a locking portion, which is positioned within the range between the circuits positioned at the outermost ends in the strip width direction of the flat-type conductor and is lockable to the counterpart electrical connector, and a holding space, which holds the retainer along with the front end section of the flat-type conductor, the front end section of the flat-type conductor has formed therein a pass-through portion extending through the flat-type conductor in the thickness direction of said flat-type conductor at a location at least partially overlapping with the locking portion in the strip width direction, and the retainer has a protrusion that protrudes in the thickness direction of the flat-type conductor and enters the pass-through portion of the flat-type conductor, thereby making it possible to limit the rearward movement of the flat-type conductor with the help of said protrusion.
Abstract: A flat conductor electric connector mounted on a circuit board and electrically connected to a front end side portion of a band-shaped flat conductor extending in a front-back direction, comprising: multiple terminals in such a shape that metal plate members are bent in a plate thickness direction thereof; and a housing holding, by insert molding, the multiple terminals arrayed in a terminal array direction which is a band width direction, wherein each of the multiple terminals has, at least at one end portion in the front-back direction, a holding target portion held on the housing and an extending portion extending from the housing and formed with a mounting portion to be mounted on the circuit board by soldering, and the holding target portions adjacent to each other and the extending portions adjacent to each other are arrayed and positioned in the terminal array direction. The mounting portion includes an opening to receive a pin of a molding device.
Abstract: An electrical connector includes: an insulating spacer formed including an insulating material; a shell formed including a conductive material, the shell being configured to cover at least a part of the insulating spacer; and a plurality of terminals configured to be held by the insulating spacer. Each of the plurality of terminals includes a contact portion that contacts a terminal of a counterpart connector, and a board connection portion that is connected to a circuit on a board where the electrical connector is mounted, and the insulating spacer includes a cavity for preventing the inflow of a coating along a surface facing the board, between the board connection portion and the contact portion in the surface facing the board.
Abstract: Provided is a connector assembly including a first connector including a first terminal on a bottom surface thereof, and a first contact portion being a part of the first terminal and a projection portion on a surface opposite to the bottom surface; and a second connector including a second terminal on a bottom surface thereof, and a second contact portion being a part of the second terminal, the second contact portion being configured to be electrically connected to the first contact portion, and a groove portion configured to receive the projection portion, on a surface opposite to the bottom surface, wherein at least a part of a surface of the projection portion is in intimate contact with a part of a surface of the groove portion, and each of the first and second connectors is an integrally-molded product including an insulating member and a conductive member.
Abstract: Provided is a connector which includes: a fixed housing; a movable housing in the fixed housing which mates with a counterpart connector; and a plurality of terminals held by the fixed housing and the movable housing, the plurality of terminals being configured to contact terminals of the counterpart connector, in which each of the plurality of terminals includes: a first fixed portion buried by integral molding in the fixed housing; a second fixed portion buried by the integral molding in the movable housing; an elastic portion between the first fixed portion and the second fixed portion, the elastic portion having elasticity that allows the movable housing to be displaced relative to the fixed housing; and a contact portion at an end of the second fixed portion, the contact portion having elasticity and being configured to contact the terminal of the counterpart connector mated with the movable housing.
Abstract: Provided is an antenna device includes a base connector fixed to a support substrate, a module connector connected to the base connector to the base connector, and an antenna module fixed to the module connector and configured to transmit or receive a radio wave. The base connector includes a base-side casing, a base-side fitting portion, and multiple base-side terminals. The module connector includes a module-side casing, a module-side fitting portion, and a multiple module-side terminals. The antenna module includes an antenna substrate and an antenna element provided on a front surface of the antenna substrate. In a state in which the base connector is fixed to the support substrate and the module connector is connected to the base connector, the antenna module is fixed to the module-side casing such that the front surface of the antenna substrate faces up diagonally to the outside of the module connector.
Abstract: A connector assembly involving a plug connector that incorporates a photoelectric conversion element that conducts optical/electrical and electrical/optical signal conversion, and an actuation device that drives said photoelectric conversion element, and a receptacle connector mated with said plug connector, with the plug connector and the receptacle connector being electrically connected through mutual contact between terminals, wherein, in the plug connector, the front end side of a fiber optic cable used for optical signal transmission is connected to the rear end side of said plug connector and extends from the rear, lateral terminals are arranged in each of a pair of lateral edge portions that extend in the forward-backward direction, while end terminals are arranged in a front end edge portion 34 that extends perpendicular to the forward-backward direction.
Abstract: Example implementations described herein are directed to an interface configured to redirect light between a connector connected to a printed optical board (POB) via an optical waveguide, and a photonic integrated circuit (PIC), the interface involving two-dimensionally distributed waveplates (TDWs) having multiple layers of p-doped and n-doped silicon, the TDWs configured to be driven to change a dielectric constant at a two dimensional location on the TDWs such that the received light is redirected at the two dimensional location.
May 26, 2021
Date of Patent:
March 21, 2023
Hirose Electric Co., Ltd.
Kihong Kim, Jeremy Buan, Tsutomu Matsuo, Tadashi Ohshida
Abstract: Example implementations described herein are directed to a system involving one or more photonic integrated circuits having multi-mode waveguides and connected to a printed optical board through the use of multi-mode waveguide connectors described herein. The printed optical board can include an embedded multi-mode waveguide bus to facilitate optical signal to and from the photonic integrated circuits. The system can also include a chiplet such as a photonic integrated circuit with a single mode waveguide configured to connect to an optical fiber cable.
March 29, 2021
Date of Patent:
February 21, 2023
Hirose Electric Co., Ltd.
Kihong Kim, Jeremy Buan, Tadashi Ohshida, Tsutomu Matsuo, Shuji Suzuki, Nobuhiro Tamai, Hiromichi Muraoka
Abstract: The magnetic sensing portion 30 of the rotation sensing device comprises three magnetic sensors 31-33 and a substrate 45 for mounting these magnetic sensors, with each magnetic sensor comprising a magnetic wire 34 generating large Barkhausen effects, a coil 35, and a bobbin 36. The magnetic sensors are disposed on the substrate 45 such that the directions of extension of the magnetic wires 34 are parallel to the substrate 45, the magnetic sensing portion 30 is disposed on the outer periphery of the trackway of the magnetic field forming portions such that the directions of extension of the magnetic wires 34 are parallel to the axial direction of the rotary shaft 3, and the location of the magnetic wire installation portion 38 in the bobbin 36 of each magnetic sensor is configured such that the respective magnetic wires 34 of the three magnetic sensors are respectively equidistant from the rotary shaft 3.
Abstract: Provided is a connector protection member for protecting a connector. The connector includes a housing having a center raised portion including a raised portion end wall, a raised portion end side wall, and a raised portion end upper surface connecting the raised portion end wall, and the raised portion end side wall. A raised portion side surface protection portion of the connector protection member includes: a side portion covers part of the raised portion end wall and part of the raised portion end side wall, and a transition portion formed continuously to the side portion covers a three-surface connection portion formed by an end wall connection portion between the raised portion end wall and the raised portion end upper surface and a side wall connection portion between the raised portion end side wall and the raised portion end upper surface.
Abstract: A method of manufacturing an electrical system for reducing differential-to-differential far end crosstalk (DDFEXT) includes converting a first S parameter representative of a design of a first electrical system into a differential-only S parameter, generating a second differential-only S parameter configured to add even-mode propagation delay and odd-mode propagation delay of the differential-only S parameter of the electrical system such that a total even-mode propagation delay and odd-mode propagation delay of the differential-only S parameter are substantially equivalent, and reconfiguring a second electrical system from the differential-only S parameter and the second differential-only S parameter.
March 10, 2022
Date of Patent:
February 14, 2023
Hirose Electric Co., Ltd.
Ching-Chao Huang, Jeremy Buan, Jingqian Tian, Tadashi Ohshida
Abstract: Provided is a connector which includes: a plurality of terminals; additional members configured to maintain a state of being mated with a counterpart connector; and a housing, in which the additional members each include a first lock portion and second lock portions, the housing includes first side wall portions each holding the first lock portion, and second side wall portions each holding the second lock portions, the first lock portion includes a curved surface protruding relative to a front surface of the first side wall portion, the second lock portion includes a curved surface protruding relative to a front surface of the second side wall portion, the first lock portion is divided in a direction orthogonal to the first side wall portion, and the second lock portion extends in a direction orthogonal to the first lock portion, on each side of the first lock portion.
Abstract: Provided is a connector terminal which includes: a mounting portion having a flat surface in a width direction and a depth direction; a holding target portion formed continuously to the mounting portion, formed in an inverted U-shape in a height direction; a base portion formed continuously to the holding target portion and having a flat surface in the width direction and the depth direction; and an elastic arm portion formed continuously to the base portion, having a standing portion extending in the height direction, and having a length in the width direction, in which a length of the standing portion in the width direction is approximately maximum among lengths of the connector terminal in the width direction.
Abstract: Provided is a connector including a housing and a holding member to be mounted to the housing, wherein the holding member holds a conductive member in which a reinforcement plate is arranged on the other surface on an opposite side of one surface on which a plurality of conductors arrayed adjacent to each other in a width direction is exposed planarly on one end side in a length direction, as a laminate of the conductive member and the reinforcement plate, and the holding member is laid across in a band-like manner along the width direction at an intermediate position between the one end side and the other end side in the length direction with respect to the laminate.
Abstract: To effectively prevent damage and position displacement of a die to provide an electric connector having a shield housing space with accurately-controlled shape and size. The electric connector includes a housing having a base and a plate-shaped body, multiple first terminals provided on one plate surface of the plate-shaped body and multiple second terminals provided on the other plate surface facing the one plate surface, a shield arranged among the multiple first terminals and the multiple second terminals, and a metal shell forming, between the one plate surface and the other plate surface, a fitting space in which a partner connector is to be fitted. The base has a first housing portion for housing part of the shield. The plate-shaped body has a second housing portion for housing another part of the shield. The second housing portion is communicated with the first housing portion in the direction of fitting to or release from the partner connector.