US Patent No. 10,925,196

DIMENSIONALLY-CONSTRAINED DEVICE FARADAY CAGE


Patent No. 10,925,196
Issue Date February 16, 2021
Title Dimensionally-constrained Device Faraday Cage
Inventorship Todd David Pleake, Sammamish, WA (US)
John Terpsma, Redmond, WA (US)
Ketan Shah, Redmond, WA (US)
David Carter Vandervoort, Seattle, WA (US)
Keith Walter Kaatz, Sammamish, WA (US)
Assignee Microsoft Technology Licensing, LLC, Redmond, WA (US)

Claim of US Patent No. 10,925,196

19. A device, comprising:a circuit board that includes an upwardly extending fence;
a heat generating component positioned over the circuit board and within the fence;
a thermal module positioned over and biased against the heat generating component, the thermal module including a downwardly extending frame that is offset from the fence; and,
a gasket that is not part of the fence or the frame and extends between the fence and the frame but not over the heat generating component, the gasket blocking at least some wavelengths of radio frequency energy from passing between the fence and the frame.