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1. (WO2018126216) POWERING ELECTRONIC DEVICES IN A DATA CENTER

Pub. No.:    WO/2018/126216    International Application No.:    PCT/US2017/069106
Publication Date: Fri Jul 06 01:59:59 CEST 2018 International Filing Date: Sat Dec 30 00:59:59 CET 2017
IPC: H05K 7/14
G06F 1/18
H02B 1/21
H04B 3/54
H02B 1/20
Applicants: GOOGLE LLC
Inventors: SAKALKAR, Varun
SASTRY, Jyoti
KENNEDY, James
LAO, Eduardo
MALONE, Christopher, Gregory
KAM, Pascal
Title: POWERING ELECTRONIC DEVICES IN A DATA CENTER
Abstract:
A data center power system includes an electrical power conductor that includes a live conductor surface and is configured to carry direct current (DC) power from a power source through a human-occupiable workspace of a data center; a grounded conductor positioned in the human-occupiable workspace apart from the electrical power conductor; a first electrical connector configured to mount to a data center rack that supports a plurality of electronic devices, the first electrical connector moveable to electrically contact the live conductor surface of the electrical power conductor; and a second electrical conductor positioned on the rack and configured to electrically contact the grounded conductor.