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DC source assemblies

United States Patent

8,384,239
February 26, 2013
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Embodiments of DC source assemblies of power inverter systems of the type suitable for deployment in a vehicle having an electrically grounded chassis are provided. An embodiment of a DC source assembly comprises a housing, a DC source disposed within the housing, a first terminal, and a second terminal. The DC source also comprises a first capacitor having a first electrode electrically coupled to the housing, and a second electrode electrically coupled to the first terminal. The DC source assembly further comprises a second capacitor having a first electrode electrically coupled to the housing, and a second electrode electrically coupled to the second terminal.
Campbell; Jeremy B. (Torrance, CA), Newson; Steve (Redondo Beach, CA)
GM Global Technology Operations LLC (Detroit, MI)
12/ 503,946
20110013429
July 16, 2009
STATEMENT REGARDING FEDERALLY SPONSORED RESEARCH OR DEVELOPMENT This invention was made with Government support under DOE AIETS contract number DE-FC26-07NT43123, awarded by the US-Department of Energy. The Government has certain rights in this invention.