Geek Speek Webinar – Mitigating the Effect of Connector Mating and Normal Forces in Signal Integrity

Presented by: Juan Aguirre Normal forces are a critical specification in the mating of high-performance interconnects. Normal forces minimize or eliminate oxide build-up, affect contact pin deflection, and determine surface contact area. Changes in normal forces can be observed in standard SI parameters including characteristic impedance, TDR ad RL. In this course, technical experts from Samtec will discuss measurement techniques for spotting normal force discontinuities. Mitigation solutions will also be presented.

In the last several months of website updates, we’ve sprinkled in some tidbits about our static website conversion project. This project entails converting many areas of the Samtec.com website from being served from web server storage and sometimes slower database lookups to serv...
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Samtec has released its 1.35 mm family of products suitable for millimeter wave applications to 90 GHz. The 1.35 mm family includes compression mount board connectors (135 Series), cable connectors (PRF13 Series) and .047″ low-loss flexible cable assemblies (RF047-A Series). 1.35...