US 11,659,697 B2
Power electronics assembly having a gate drive device disposed between a plurality of transistors
Hitoshi Fujioka, Ann Arbor, MI (US); Shailesh N. Joshi, Ann Arbor, MI (US); Feng Zhou, Ann Arbor, MI (US); and Danny J. Lohan, Ann Arbor, MI (US)
Assigned to Toyota Motor Engineering and Manufacturing North America, Inc., Plano, TX (US)
Filed by Toyota Motor Engineering and Manufacturing North America, Inc., Plano, TX (US)
Filed on Oct. 29, 2020, as Appl. No. 17/83,448.
Prior Publication US 2022/0141991 A1, May 5, 2022
Int. Cl. H01R 25/16 (2006.01); H05K 7/20 (2006.01)
CPC H05K 7/2089 (2013.01) [H01R 25/162 (2013.01)] 20 Claims
OG exemplary drawing
 
1. An electronics apparatus comprising:
a plurality of transistors including first transistors and second transistors, the first transistors being disposed opposite the second transistors in a lateral direction with a first space between the first transistors and the second transistors in the lateral direction; and
a gate driver electrically connected to the plurality of transistors to operate the plurality of transistors, the gate driver having a first portion disposed on a straight line connecting at least one of the first transistors and at least one of the second transistors in the first space.