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Low inductance busbar assembly

United States Patent

7,798,833
September 21, 2010
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A busbar assembly for electrically coupling first and second busbars to first and second contacts, respectively, on a power module is provided. The assembly comprises a first terminal integrally formed with the first busbar, a second terminal integrally formed with the second busbar and overlapping the first terminal, a first bridge electrode having a first tab electrically coupled to the first terminal and overlapping the first and second terminals, and a second tab electrically coupled to the first contact, a second bridge electrode having a third tab electrically coupled to the second terminal, and overlapping the first and second terminals and the first tab, and a fourth tab electrically coupled to the second contact, and a fastener configured to couple the first tab to the first terminal, and the third tab to the second terminal.
Holbrook; Meghan Ann (Manhattan Beach, CA)
GM Global Technology Operations, Inc. (Detroit, MI)
12/ 352,983
20100178813
January 13, 2009
This invention was made with Government support under DE-FC26-07NT43123 awarded by US-Department of Energy. The Government has certain rights in this invention.