Patents by Inventor Jia-Yong He

Jia-Yong He has filed for patents to protect the following inventions. This listing includes patent applications that are pending as well as patents that have already been granted by the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO).

  • Patent number: 7972151
    Abstract: An electrical connector comprises an insulative housing having a base portion, a tongue portion extending forwardly from the base portion, the tongue portion being thinner than the base portion; a metal shell attached to the base portion to enclose the tongue portion to define a receiving room therebetween; a plurality of contacts including a plurality of first contacts and a plurality of second contacts, the first contacts each defining a first contacting arm and a first soldering leg, the second contacts each defining a second contacting arm and a second soldering leg; and wherein the first soldering legs and the second soldering legs are arranged in one row, the contacts at least include a first pair of differential contacts adjacent to each other, a second pair of differential contacts adjacent to each other, a pair of ground contacts adjacent to each other and positioned between the first pair of differential contacts and the second pair of differential contacts.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 10, 2009
    Date of Patent: July 5, 2011
    Assignee: Hon Hai Precision Ind. Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Jia-Yong He, Qi-Sheng Zheng
  • Publication number: 20110159746
    Abstract: An electrical connector (100) includes an insulative housing (1), a metal shell (4), and a set of first contacts (2) retained in the insulative housing. The insulative housing has a base portion (111) and a tongue plate (112) extending forwardly from the base portion and being upright. The metal shell covers the insulative housing and forms a receiving space (41) with the tongue plate extending therein. The first contacts have first contacting portions (210) arranged in one row along a height direction of the electrical connector, first tail portions (220) extending outwardly beyond the insulative housing, and first connecting portions. The first contacts include a first pair of differential contacts (23) including an upper contact (231) and a lower contact (232) located under the upper contact. Total lengths of the upper and lower contacts (231,232) are substantially equal.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 29, 2010
    Publication date: June 30, 2011
    Applicant: HON HAI PRECISION INDUSTRY CO., LTD.
    Inventor: JIA-YONG HE
  • Patent number: 7967631
    Abstract: A stacked electrical connector includes a first insulator and a second insulator mounted together. The first insulator includes a first connector and a receiving opening under a bottom wall of the first connector. The second insulator includes a second connector and a top wall. The bottom wall of the first connector includes a first retention member and the top wall of the second insulator defines a second retention member for mating with the first retention member. The first retention member is a protrusion or a dovetail shaped recess, and the second retention member is a rest of the protrusion or the dovetail shaped recess. The protrusion has an upper narrow section and a lower wide section under a condition that when the protrusion is received in the dovetail shaped recess, a movement therebetween can be prevented.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 8, 2009
    Date of Patent: June 28, 2011
    Assignee: Hon Hai Precision Ind. Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Li-Jiang Wang, Jia-Yong He, Zhong-Hua Yao, Qi-Sheng Zheng
  • Publication number: 20110097043
    Abstract: A connector (100) includes an insulative housing (1) having a receiving slot (141) formed therein; an optical module (3) for transmitting optical data and being movably received in the receiving slot; a compression coil spring (4) having a first end for biasing the optical module to move in the receiving slot; a metal shell (7) shielding the insulative housing; and a sleeve (40) encircling a second end of the compression coil spring (4) opposite to the first end for retaining the compression coil spring therein.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 22, 2010
    Publication date: April 28, 2011
    Applicant: HON HAI PRECISION INDUSTRY CO., LTD.
    Inventors: JIA-YONG HE, QI-SHENG ZHENG
  • Publication number: 20110091160
    Abstract: An optical connector comprises an insulative housing defining a mating port, at least one grounding contact disposed on the housing, and exposed into the mating port; an optical module movably retained in the housing along a front-to-rear direction and adapted for transmitting optical signal; and a metallic resilient member located behind the optical module to constantly urge the optical module forwardly. The resilient member is electrically connected with the grounding contact and thus grounded through the grounding contact.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 19, 2010
    Publication date: April 21, 2011
    Applicant: HON HAI PRECISION INDUSTRY CO., LTD.
    Inventors: JIA-YONG HE, QI-SHENG ZHENG
  • Publication number: 20110091161
    Abstract: An optical connector comprises an insulative housing defining a mounting cavity; an optical module accommodated in the mounting cavity and capable of moving therein along a front-to-rear direction, the optical module defining a horizontal central line along a middle portion thereof in the front-to-rear direction; at least one fiber coupled to the optical module; and a resilient member located behind the optical module, and having a first abuting portion engaged with the insulative housing, and two second abuting portions extending forwardly from the first abutting portion and pressing onto the optical module. The two second abuting portions are spaced away from each other in a transverse direction perpendicular to the front-to-rear direction.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 19, 2010
    Publication date: April 21, 2011
    Applicant: HON HAI PRECISION INDUSTRY CO., LTD.
    Inventors: JIA-YONG HE, QI-SHENG ZHENG
  • Publication number: 20110091162
    Abstract: A connector (100) includes an insulative housing (1) having a receiving slot (141) formed therein; an optical module (3) for transmitting optical data and being movably received in the receiving slot; a metal spring member (4) sandwiched between the insulative housing and the optical module for biasing the optical module to move in the receiving slot (141); a metal shell (7) shielding the insulative housing; and a shorting member (40) electrically connecting the spring member (4) and the metal shell (7).
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 20, 2010
    Publication date: April 21, 2011
    Applicant: HON HAI PRECISION INDUSTRY CO., LTD.
    Inventors: JIA-YONG HE, QI-SHENG ZHENG
  • Publication number: 20110085766
    Abstract: An optical connector includes an insultive housing, and an optical module disposed on the insulative housing. The insulative housing has a top surface, a bottom surface, a cavity and a number of slim slots recessed from the bottom surface. The slim slots extend along a front to back direction and located behind the cavity. The optical module has a base received in the cavity and a number of fibers retained on the base and extending along a front to back direction. Each fiber has a coupling portion retained in the base, a positioning portion behind the coupling portion, and a connecting portion backwardly extending out of the insulative housing. The positioning portions are respectively positioned in the slim slots for holding the base to prevent the base from overly moving along a transverse direction.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 8, 2010
    Publication date: April 14, 2011
    Applicant: HON HAI PRECISION INDUSTRY CO., LTD.
    Inventors: CHI-NAN LIAO, JIA-YONG HE, QI-SHENG ZHENG, HSIEN-CHU LIN, YU-HUNG YEN
  • Patent number: 7922533
    Abstract: A stacked electrical connector includes an upper mating port, a lower mating port, an insulative separate portion separating the upper and the lower mating ports, and an additional metal shell covering the separate portion. The upper and lower mating ports include first and second metal shells, respectively. The additional metal shell includes a main body shielding a front surface of the separate portion and a pair of side walls extending backwardly from the main body to abut against the opposite walls. At least one side wall includes a lower bending portion attached to the second metal shell in order to form a much larger grounding area for EMI protection.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 20, 2010
    Date of Patent: April 12, 2011
    Assignee: Hon Hai Precision Ind. Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Li-Jiang Wang, Jia-Yong He, Zhong-Hua Yao, Qi-Sheng Zheng
  • Publication number: 20110076895
    Abstract: An electrical connector has a receiving space (10) and includes an insulative housing (1) and a set of contacts. The insulative housing includes a tongue portion (12) protruding into the receiving space. The tongue portion has a mating face (14), a set of depressions (141) formed in a front region of the mating face, and a set of passageways (142) defined in a rear region of the mating face and being spaced away from the depressions. The contacts are held in the tongue portion and include a set of first and second contacts (21,22). The first contacts have elastic first contact portions (15) being movably received in the passageways and protruding beyond the mating face and into the receiving space, and first tail portions (16) opposite to the first contact portions. The second contacts have stiff second contact portions (25) retained in the depressions and exposed to the receiving space, and second tail portions (28) opposite to the second contact portions.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 30, 2010
    Publication date: March 31, 2011
    Applicant: HON HAI PRECISION INDUSTRY CO., LTD.
    Inventors: QI-SHENG ZHENG, HAO GU, JIA-YONG HE, YU-LONG MAO, FENG QIAO
  • Patent number: 7909654
    Abstract: A plug connector for mating with a receptacle connector includes a PCB having opposed upper and lower surfaces; a set of metal contacting pads disposed on the upper surface of the PCB; a metal shell enveloping the upper surface of the PCB and collaborating with the upper surface to form a receiving space for receiving a tongue plate of the receptacle connector; and a metal film covering the lower surface of the PCB.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 2, 2010
    Date of Patent: March 22, 2011
    Assignee: Hon Hai Precision Ind. Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Jia-Yong He, Qi-Sheng Zheng
  • Patent number: 7883371
    Abstract: An electrical connector includes a housing member and a number of contacts attached to the housing member. The contacts include a number of first contacts and second contacts arranged side by side along a transverse direction, respectively. The second contacts include a first pair of differential contacts, a second pair of differential contacts and a grounding contact disposed therebetween. At the mounting end of the electrical connector, a space between the grounding contact and the differential contact of each pair most adjacent to the grounding contact is much bigger than any internal space between the differential contacts of each the first or the second pair. As a result, a rear wall of the housing member can provide adequate area for easily mounting a fiber optical lens.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 22, 2009
    Date of Patent: February 8, 2011
    Assignee: Hon Hai Precision Ind. Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Kuan-Yu Chen, Terrance F. Little, Jia-Yong He
  • Patent number: 7878847
    Abstract: An electrical connector includes an insulative housing and a number of first and second contacts retained therein. The insulative housing defines a first receiving cavity with a first tongue extending thereinto and a second receiving cavity with a second tongue extending thereinto. The second receiving cavity communicates with the first receiving cavity in an up to down direction. The first contacts are disposed on opposite first and second surfaces of the first tongue. Each first contact has a first contact portion protruding into the first receiving cavity and a first tail portion. The second contacts are disposed on a mounting surface of the second tongue. Each second contact has a flat second contact portion exposed to the second receiving cavity and a second tail portion. All first tail portions and second tail portions extend out of the insulative housing and are arranged in a row.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 3, 2010
    Date of Patent: February 1, 2011
    Assignee: Hon Hai Precision Ind. Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Jia-Yong He, Qi-Sheng Zheng
  • Patent number: 7878827
    Abstract: An electrical connector includes an insulative housing, a number of electrical contacts and an IC (Integral Circuit). The insulative housing has a body and a contact insert received in the body. The electrical contacts are secured to the contact insert and each has a mating end, a solder end projecting out of the insulative housing and a connecting end located therebetween. The IC is bonded to contact insert for electrical connecting with the connecting ends of the electrical contacts, respectively.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 8, 2009
    Date of Patent: February 1, 2011
    Assignee: Hon Hai Precision Ind. Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Zhong-Hua Yao, Jia-Yong He, Qi-Sheng Zheng, Xiao-Min An
  • Publication number: 20110021088
    Abstract: An electrical connector includes a housing member and a number of contacts attached to the housing member. The contacts include a number of first contacts and second contacts arranged side by side along a transverse direction, respectively. The second contacts include a first pair of differential contacts, a second pair of differential contacts and a grounding contact disposed therebetween. At the mounting end of the electrical connector, a space between the grounding contact and the differential contact of each pair most adjacent to the grounding contact is much bigger than any internal space between the differential contacts of each the first or the second pair. As a result, a rear wall of the housing member can provide adequate area for easily mounting a fiber optical lens.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 22, 2009
    Publication date: January 27, 2011
    Inventors: Kuan-Yu Chen, Terrance F. Little, Jia-Yong He
  • Publication number: 20100330849
    Abstract: An electrical connector includes an insulative housing including a base portion and mating tongue plate protruding forwardly from the base portion; two contact modules being retained with each other and each including an insulative block, and a row of contacts being insert molded in the insulative housing, and a metal shell enclosing the insulative housing and the contact modules. A receiving space is formed between the shell and the tongue plate. The insulative blocks each defines a front portion inserted in the cavity of the insulative housing for the contact modules being retained with the insulative housing reliably.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 30, 2010
    Publication date: December 30, 2010
    Applicant: HON HAI PRECISION INDUSTRY CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Li-Jiang Wang, Jia-Yong He, Zhong-Hua Yao, Qi-Sheng Zheng
  • Publication number: 20100322570
    Abstract: A connector having a chamber (101) for insertion of a plug includes an optical module (4) having lenses (45) exposed to the chamber for transmitting optical data; and an insulative housing having a receiving slot (115) located behind the chamber (101) and communicating with the chamber for receiving the optical module (4), and a top wall (111) for covering the receiving slot (115). The top wall has a set of openings passing therethrough for exposing key side edges of the receiving slot to exterior.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 18, 2010
    Publication date: December 23, 2010
    Applicant: HON HAI PRECISION INDUSTRY CO., LTD.
    Inventors: QI-SHENG ZHENG, JIA-YONG HE, ZHENG-GUO SUN
  • Publication number: 20100322566
    Abstract: A connector (100) having a chamber (101) for insertion of a plug includes an insulative housing having a base portion (11), a tongue plate protruding forwardly into the chamber, a standoff (13) located below the base portion (11) and extending forwardly, and a cavity (15) formed between a lower surface of the base portion and an upper surface of the standoff, the standoff (13) having an opening (136) passing therethrough along a height direction of the connector and communicating with the cavity (15) for exposing key point of the lower surface to exterior; a set of contacts (3) retained in the tongue plate for mating with the plug; and a metal shell (5) assembled to the insulative housing and supported upwardly by the standoff (13), the metal shell having a bottom wall (53) received in the cavity (15).
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 18, 2010
    Publication date: December 23, 2010
    Applicant: HON HAI PRECISION INDUSTRY CO., LTD.
    Inventors: QI-SHENG ZHENG, JIA-YONG HE
  • Publication number: 20100304611
    Abstract: A plug connector (100) for mating with a receptacle connector includes a PCB (1) having opposed upper and lower surfaces; a set of metal contacting pads (13) disposed on the upper surface of the PCB; a metal shell (5) enveloping the upper surface of the PCB and collaborating with the upper surface to form a receiving space (101) for receiving a tongue plate of the receptacle connector; and a metal film (15) covering the lower surface of the PCB.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 2, 2010
    Publication date: December 2, 2010
    Applicant: HON HAI PRECISION INDUSTRY CO., LTD.
    Inventors: JIA-YONG HE, QI-SHENG ZHENG
  • Publication number: 20100303421
    Abstract: A connector defining a receiving space for receiving a corresponding plug, comprises a first housing, a second housing retained to the first housing along a back to front direction, and a plurality of contacts retained in the first housing and the second housing. The first housing has a first base and a first tongue forwardly extending into the receiving space. The second housing has a second tongue jointing with the first tongue along the back to front direction to form an integral tongue plate. The integral tongue plate has a volume which is same to that of the first tongue. A front end surface of the first tongue is located at front of a front end surface of the second tongue along a front to back direction.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 2, 2010
    Publication date: December 2, 2010
    Applicant: HON HAI PRECISION INDUSTRY CO., LTD.
    Inventors: JIA-YONG HE, QI-SHENG ZHENG