Patent Number: 8,870,598

Title: Active electrical communication cable assembly

Abstract: An active electric cable assembly suitable for high speed communication (e.g., 10 Gbit/sec) between electronic devices, such as but not limited to a peripheral device (e.g., storage device, docking station, etc.) and a computing platform expansion bus. (e.g., supporting the standards and specifications associated with the trade name Thunderbolt.RTM.). In embodiments, through holes, embossments, mechanical stops, micro-coaxial single wires, thermal pads, and dielectric film sheets are utilized in a robust cable assembly.

Inventors: Qi; Qi (San Jose, CA), Ko; Jamyuen (Santa Clara, CA)

Assignee: Intel Corporation

International Classification: H01R 13/66 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 2018-10-28 0:00:00