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Cantilever Probe

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000053726D
Original Publication Date: 1981-Nov-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Feb-12

Publishing Venue

IBM

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Authors:
Altonen, RW Mack, GH Mayer, H Thompson, RC [+details]

Abstract

Thin diameter tungsten wire 10 is formed at a 90 Degrees angle to provide cantilever beam principle probe for use in making contact to circuit module pads 12. The contact force of this probe is relative to its deflection.