Parallel supply current sharing using thermal feedback

  • US 7,646,112 B2
  • Filed: 09/28/2007
  • Issued: 01/12/2010
  • Est. Priority Date: 09/28/2007
  • Status: Active Grant
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1. A method for sharing current among a plurality of power modules utilized to power an electronic system, each of the plurality of power modules including a plurality of heat generating subcomponents, said method comprising:

  • reducing an amount of current output from a first of the plurality of power modules if a first temperature sensed at a first heat generating subcomponent of the first power module is greater than a second temperature sensed at a second heat generating subcomponent of a second of the plurality of power modules.

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