US Patent No. 10,772,242

INVERTER MODULE OF AN ELECTRIC VEHICLE


Patent No. 10,772,242
Issue Date September 08, 2020
Title Inverter Module Of An Electric Vehicle
Inventorship Yunan Song, Santa Clara, CA (US)
Kangwei Mao, Santa Clara, CA (US)
Jinzhu Li, Santa Clara, CA (US)
Colin Haag, Santa Clara, CA (US)
Nathan Chung, Santa Clara, CA (US)
Zhong Nie, Santa Clara, CA (US)
Duanyang Wang, Santa Clara, CA (US)
Yifan Tang, Santa Clara, CA (US)
Assignee CHONGQING JINKANG NEW ENERGY VEHICLE CO., LTD., Chongqing (CN) SF MOTORS, ...

Claim of US Patent No. 10,772,242

1. An inverter module to power an electric vehicle, comprising:a power module, the power module comprising:
a capacitor;
a heat sink coupled with a first surface of the capacitor;
a first ceramic plate coupled with a first surface of the heat sink;
a second ceramic plate coupled with the first surface of the heat sink;
a locator having a plurality of slots;
a plurality of transistors disposed within the plurality of slots;
the locator and the plurality of transistors disposed over a first surface of the first ceramic plate and a first surface of the second ceramic plate;
a laminated bus bar disposed over a first surface of the locator;
a first input terminal disposed at a first side of the laminated bus bar, the first input terminal at a first level with respect to the first side of the laminated bus bar;
a second input terminal disposed at the first side of the laminated bus bar, the second input terminal at a second level with respect to the first side of the laminated bus bar;
an output terminal disposed at a second side of the laminated bus bar;
a gate drive printed circuit board coupled with a first surface of the laminated bus bar; and
a dielectric gel tray disposed over a first surface of the gate drive printed circuit board.