Tyco Electronics Assigned Patent
(Targeted News Service Via Acquire Media NewsEdge) By Targeted News Service
ALEXANDRIA, Va., Oct. 1 -- Tyco Electronics, Berwyn, Pa., has been assigned a patent (8,540,391) developed by five co-inventors for a "light emitting diode interconnection system." The co-inventors are Matthew Edward Mostoller, Hummelstown, Pa., Ricky Edward Brown, Lykens, Pa., Christopher George Daily, Harrisburg, Pa., Rohan Narang, Harrisburg, Pa., and Robert D. Rix, Hershey, Pa.
The abstract of the patent published by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office states: "A light emitting diode (LED) interconnection system is provided. The system includes a cable having a driver end and a termination end. The cable has conductive pathways extending between the driver end and the termination end. The driver end is configured to engage a driver to carry an electrical current to the conductive pathways. The termination end is configured to terminate the conductive pathways. A connector is provided having a cable contact and a LED contact joined to the cable contact. The cable contact pierces the cable and engages the conductive pathways to electrically join the connector to the conductive pathways. A LED board is provided having a circuit board including circuit board contacts. A LED is positioned on the circuit board and electrically joined to the circuit board contacts. The LED contact of the connector engages the circuit board contacts to electrically join the connector to the LED."
The patent application was filed on June 18, 2010 (12/818,814). The full-text of the patent can be found at http://patft.uspto.gov/netacgi/nph-Parser?Sect1=PTO1&Sect2=HITOFF&d=PALL&p=1&u=%2Fnetahtml%2FPTO%2Fsrchnum.htm&r=1&f=G&l=50&s1=8540391.PN.&OS=PN/8540391&RS=PN/8540391
Written by Sudarshan Harpal; edited by Jaya Anand.
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