US 11,659,684 B2
Cold plate for power electronic systems
Michael Hibbard, Long Beach, CA (US); Areg Parlakyan, Tujunga, CA (US); and Gary Randall, Rancho Palos Verdes, CA (US)
Assigned to Auto Motive Power Inc., Santa Fe Springs, CA (US)
Filed by Auto Motive Power Inc., Santa Fe Springs, CA (US)
Filed on Jul. 14, 2022, as Appl. No. 17/864,865.
Claims priority of provisional application 63/222,802, filed on Jul. 16, 2021.
Prior Publication US 2023/0019538 A1, Jan. 19, 2023
Int. Cl. H05K 7/20 (2006.01); B60L 53/22 (2019.01)
CPC H05K 7/20254 (2013.01) [B60L 53/22 (2019.02); H05K 7/20927 (2013.01); B60L 2210/10 (2013.01)] 13 Claims
OG exemplary drawing
1. An energy management unit (EMU) comprising:
a cold plate sandwiched between a first printed circuit board (PCB) and a second PCB, the cold plate comprising one or more magnetics; and
a magnetics interface of the cold plate, the magnetics interface comprising:
a threaded interface comprising both an electrical connection between the one or more magnetics and the first PCB and a mechanical connection securing the first PCB to the cold plate;
wherein the cold plate is configured to cool both the first PCB and the second PCB.