Internal Grounding Arrangement in a Switching Power Converter.
Patent, Filed 19 Nov 90, patented 26 Nov 91,
DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON DC
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An internal grounding arrangement which minimizes output of current spikes by isolating the switching spikes from the input and output includes an arrangement of separate grounding planes for different functional groups of components, such as high current switching, low current switching and inputoutput components, with RF chokes and a single conductor line. The RF chokes and single conductor provide electrical isolation between the grounding planes of these different functional groups of components.
- Electricity and Magnetism