Patent Number: 6,166,903

Title: Electronic power module, and electronic power system comprising a plurality of said modules

Abstract: The invention relates to an electronic power module comprising electronic power components (1) each having at least one contact face (2), control connections (4) for connecting the components to a control module, power connections (5) for conveying power between the components and/or other modules, and at least one metal heat exchanger (6) for removing power dissipated by the Joule effect in the electronic power components (1). According to the invention the contact faces (2) of the electronic power components (1) are mounted directly on the metal heat exchanger (6), the metal heat exchanger (6) being at the same potential as the contact faces (2) of the electronic power components (1).

Inventors: Ranchy; Eric (Clamart, FR), Petitbon; Alain (St Arnoult en Yvelines, FR), Broqua; Nadia (Nozay, FR), Cazabat; Stephane (Massy, FR), Estop; Pascal (Vitry sur Seine, FR), Crouzy; Sophie (Bures sur Yvette, FR)

Assignee: Alcatel

International Classification: H01L 23/34 (20060101); H01L 23/473 (20060101); H01L 25/07 (20060101); H05K 7/20 (20060101); H05K 007/20 ()

Expiration Date: 12/26/2017