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Title: Peripheral end face attachment of exposed copper layers of a first printed circuit board to the surface of a second printed circuit board by surface mount assembly

Abstract

A printed circuit board (PCB) structure and mounting assembly for joining two PCBs. A first PCB has a top and bottom surface faces and a peripheral end face separating the top and bottom surface. The first PCB has one or more conductive wire ends exposed at a surface of the peripheral end face; the exposed conductive wire ends forming multiple separate electrical contacts across the thickness and length of the PEF surface. A second PCB has a top surface face and one or more conductive pads exposed at the top surface at locations corresponding to locations of the multiple electrical contacts. A surface mount solder material is disposed on one or more exposed conductive pads for electrically connecting with corresponding the multiple electrical contacts. The disposed solder material stably joins the PEF surface of the first PCB to the top surface of the second PCB in a relative perpendicular orientation.

Inventors:
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Publication Date:
Research Org.:
International Business Machines Corp., Armonk, NY (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE
OSTI Identifier:
1576426
Patent Number(s):
10,398,025
Application Number:
15/808,797
Assignee:
International Business Machines Corporation (Armonk, NY)
DOE Contract Number:  
B621073
Resource Type:
Patent
Resource Relation:
Patent File Date: 2017 Nov 09
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English

Citation Formats

Takken, Todd E., Zhang, Xin, Yao, Yuan, and Ferencz, Andrew. Peripheral end face attachment of exposed copper layers of a first printed circuit board to the surface of a second printed circuit board by surface mount assembly. United States: N. p., 2019. Web.
Takken, Todd E., Zhang, Xin, Yao, Yuan, & Ferencz, Andrew. Peripheral end face attachment of exposed copper layers of a first printed circuit board to the surface of a second printed circuit board by surface mount assembly. United States.
Takken, Todd E., Zhang, Xin, Yao, Yuan, and Ferencz, Andrew. Tue . "Peripheral end face attachment of exposed copper layers of a first printed circuit board to the surface of a second printed circuit board by surface mount assembly". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1576426.
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abstractNote = {A printed circuit board (PCB) structure and mounting assembly for joining two PCBs. A first PCB has a top and bottom surface faces and a peripheral end face separating the top and bottom surface. The first PCB has one or more conductive wire ends exposed at a surface of the peripheral end face; the exposed conductive wire ends forming multiple separate electrical contacts across the thickness and length of the PEF surface. A second PCB has a top surface face and one or more conductive pads exposed at the top surface at locations corresponding to locations of the multiple electrical contacts. A surface mount solder material is disposed on one or more exposed conductive pads for electrically connecting with corresponding the multiple electrical contacts. The disposed solder material stably joins the PEF surface of the first PCB to the top surface of the second PCB in a relative perpendicular orientation.},
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