A stator includes a stator core, a plurality of slots, and a conductor. The plurality of slots are formed within the stator core. The conductor is disposed continuously within at least two of the plurality of openings.
STATEMENT REGARDING FEDERALLY SPONSORED RESEARCH OR DEVELOPMENT
This invention was made with Government support under Integrated Traction Drive System for HEV, PHEV, FCV (DE-FC26-07NT43123), awarded by the US-Department of Energy. The Government has certain rights in this invention.