High frequency characteristics and mechanical properties of CuBe alloy pins are evaluated to meet the fast computer connector requirements. A new jig to measure the 1 MHz - IGHz impedance of the pins is developed. The inductance and the cross-talk for CuBe pins were similar to those of phosphor bronze pins because both are non-magnetic materials. The feature of CuBe alloy pins are low ac resistance and good mechanical deflection properties in the case of short pins which is desirable for miniaturized connector development.
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
- Electrical and Electronic Engineering