US Patent No. 11,116,116

INTERFERENCE LIMITING ENCLOSURE FOR POWER FLOW DEVICES


Patent No. 11,116,116
Issue Date September 07, 2021
Title Interference Limiting Enclosure For Power Flow Devices
Inventorship Haroon Inam, San Jose, CA (US)
Ali Farahani, Yorba Linda, CA (US)
Govind Chavan, Union City, CA (US)
Arthur Kelley, Cary, NC (US)
Shaiq Aman-ul-haq, Rawalpindi (PK)
Amrit Iyer, Oakland, CA (US)
Assignee Smart Wires Inc., Union City, CA (US)

Claim of US Patent No. 11,116,116


1. An enclosure comprising:a power flow control device to attach to a high voltage transmission line;
a plurality of panels formed of metal;
a shorting connection provided between each pair of panels;
an electrical connection from at least one panel of the plurality of panels to the high voltage transmission line;
a receiving region provided on each panel for each shorting connection; and
an equipotential surface for reducing electromagnetic interference from the high voltage transmission line to internal components of the power flow control device, and from the internal components of the power flow control device to the high voltage transmission line.