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8944096 Method and device for controlling the pressure and/or flow rate of fluid  
A method for controlling the pressure and/or the flow rate of a fluid includes withdrawing flow energy from a fluid flowing through a pipeline (15). This energy is converted at least partially...
8933595 Plasma flow interaction simulator  
A plasma interaction simulator is presented. The simulator magnetically induces multiple distinct flows of plasma within a physical plasma vessel. The plasma flows collide with each other at flow...
8796655 System and method for controlling electric fields in electro-hydrodynamic applications  
An electro-hydrodynamic system that extracts energy from a gas stream, which includes an injector that injects a first species of particles having the same polarity into the gas stream, wherein...
8786140 High efficiency magnetohydrodynamic power generation using ultra-high magnetic fields and novel cooling  
A magnetohydrodynamic energy conversion device with an electrically conductive working fluid flowing through a conduit in a magnetic field has permanent magnets aligned for maximum field density...
8680696 Power plant with magnetohydrodynamic topping cycle  
A system and method for generating power, comprises providing a fuel stream and an oxygen stream to a magnetohydrodynamic generator so as to generate electric power and a first exhaust stream...
8632318 Pumping mud by electrohydrodynamic propulsion  
A section of riser casing urges drilling mud through the riser, either upward from the sea floor to reduce head pressure or downward toward the wellbore. The section of riser casing may use an...
8601816 Closed-cycle MHD-faraday generation of electric power using steam as the gaseous medium  
A closed-cycle system and method of electrical power generation uses steam to transport charge carriers through an MHD generator. Water droplets, fine particles or mixtures thereof are used as the...
8562305 Controlled magnetohydrodynamic fluidic networks and stirrers  
Provided are magnetohydrodynamic stirrers comprising a conduit or cavity having at least two electrodes disposed in such an orientation that, upon the application of a potential or current across...
8541910 MEMS microgenerator cell and microgenerator cell array  
A microelectrical mechanical system (MEMS) microgenerator cell and array is disclosed. The MEMS microgenerator cell of the present invention is effective in the conversion of thermal energy to...
8365510 Magnetic advanced generation jet electric turbine  
Supersonic Magnetic Advanced Generation Jet Electric Turbine (S-MAGJET) described herein, and a subsonic derivative, MAGJET, integrate a gas power turbine, superconducting electric power and...
8349150 Actuator for moving a movable body by electrowetting  
An actuator includes a fixed including a substrate, electrodes disposed on a surface of the substrate, and an insulating layer disposed on the surface of the substrate to cover the electrodes. The...
8330306 Magnetoplasmadynamic (MPD) generator  
A magneto-plasma-dynamic (MPD) generator, comprising: a conveying duct shaped for conveying a high velocity, conductive fluid; a magnetic field generator arranged to generate a magnetic field...
8277543 Fossil fuel fired, closed cycle MHD generator in parallel with steam turbine cycle with zero emissions and CO2 sequestration  
Disclosed is a gaseous fossil fuel fired, indirectly heated, Brayton closed cycle comprising an alkali metal seeded noble gases that is rendered non-equilibrium, electrically conducting in a...
8231770 Nanoporous carbon actuator and methods of use thereof  
An electrochemically driveable actuator according to one embodiment includes a nanoporous carbon aerogel composition capable of exhibiting charge-induced reversible strain when wetted by an...
8221089 Thin, solid-state mechanism for pumping electrically conductive liquids in a flexible thermal spreader  
The present invention is a magnetic pump assembly for integration with a mechanically flexible thermal spreader. The assembly may include a casing which may be connectable to a mechanically...
8217537 Magneto-plasma-dynamic generator and method of operating the generator  
A magnetoplasmadynamic (MPD) generator has a conveying duct shaped for conveying a high velocity, conductive fluid; a magnetic field generator arranged to generate a magnetic field across the...
8205428 Capacitive stator  
A standard 4-pole electric motor stator with capacitive plates in-line with the magnetic poles, but electrically 90° out of phase, produces two Lorentz force geometries 90° out of phase with each...
8182560 Method for gasifying hydrocarbon materials for the production of hydrogen  
A process for gasifying hydrocarbon-containing materials and separating the resultant stream into hydrogen gas and other useful products.
8046993 Micro generator system  
The present invention relates to a micro generator system which uses temperature difference (about 5˜10° C.) between skin and outside environment to allow an engine to drive microfluid flow as...
7982343 Magnetohydrodynamic engergy conversion device using solar radiation as an energy source  
A magnetohydrodynamic energy conversion device has a tungsten housing containing a working fluid and a conduit leading from and reentering the housing under pressure developed by heating the fluid...
7973434 Power supply system employing conductive fluid  
An electromotive cooling head includes a substrate, an N-pole magnet, and an S-pole magnet, and kept in intimate contact with the backside of the semiconductor integrated circuit so as to cover...
7745962 Thermal to electrical energy converter  
The invention is a converter for converting thermal energy into electrical energy. The energy conversion takes place by causing magnetic particles that are initially suspended in ferrofluid to...
7709121 Method and apparatus for recirculating unused fuel in fuel cells  
Unused fuel in a fuel cell is recirculated in the anode loop and combined with fresh fuel using an electromagnetically driven pump. The pump includes a magnetic rotor mounted inside a conduit of...
7687953 Totally integrated engine cooling module for D.C. motors employing fan hub and shroud hub as motor covers  
An engine cooling module includes a shroud structure 12 having a shroud hub 46 constructed and arranged to receive a portion of a motor 16. A DC electric motor 16 has first and second ends and a...
7554223 Magnetohydrodynamic energy conversion device using a heat exchanger  
An energy conversion device for generating electricity includes a heat exchanger adapted to receive heat from a heat source. A closed magnetohydrodynamic (MHD) circuit includes a section for...
7446450 Method and system using liquid dielectric for electrostatic power generation  
A system and method for generating power. The system has a first electrode member comprising a first region and a second electrode member comprising a second region. Preferably, the second...
7438789 Decomposition cell  
A decomposition cell having a first metal plate with a first layer of dielectric and a second metal plate with a second layer of dielectric wherein each layer of dielectric is sprayed onto the...
7166927 Modular liquid-metal magnetohydrodynamic (LMMHD) power generation cell  
A LMMHD power generation cell, having a fluid channel in which a conductive fluid is forced to flow in response to an external force. A pair of pressure conveying members such as bellow reservoirs...
7139349 Spherical neutron generator  
A spherical neutron generator is formed with a small spherical target and a spherical shell RF-driven plasma ion source surrounding the target. A deuterium (or deuterium and tritium) ion plasma is...
7105935 Device of micro vortex for ferrofluid power generator  
A ferrofluid power generator with micro vortex generator is disclosed, which is capable of generating an induced current by enabling a ferrofluid having a plurality of magnetic particles to flow...
7098559 Engine using the transition state of a superconductor to produce energy  
The inventive method uses a superconductor to generate energy. The superconductor is alternated between a temperature above and below a critical temperature defined by a transition between the...
7095143 Device and method for ferrofluid power generator and cooling system  
A device and method for ferrofluid power generator and cooling system, wherein the waste heat of electronic device is used as a heat source to vaporize fluid and form bubbles as a forwarding pump...
7061129 Electric generator having a magnetohydrodynamic effect  
The generator comprises at least one source of pressurized gas and a closed hydraulic circuit containing a solution comprising an electrically conducting vehicle liquid in which a charge of micro-...
7012341 Electric power generator equipment  
In order to obtain an electric power generator equipment capable of efficiently generating electric power and capable of reducing cost, without a water bath and constructive maximum height, the...
7002126 Projectile steering by plasma discharge  
A device and method for guiding or steering projectiles (self-propelled or non-self-propelled), or missiles, and for steering a supersonic projectile, or a missile, having a nose, generally in the...
6982501 Magnetic fluid power generator device and method for generating power  
A device for generating power includes a fluid including magnetic particles. A source magnetizes the fluid thereby inducing rotations in the magnetic particles for creating a magnetic flux. The...
6979917 Permanent-magnetically excited electrical motor  
A permanent-magnetically excited electric machine comprising a stator part (2) and a moving part (30) movable relative to the stator part (2), as well as an air gap (8) between the stator part (2)...
6927510 Cooling electromagnetic stirrers  
Cooling of the electrical coils of an electromagnetic stirrer is effected using a ferrofluid.
6861770 Using the transition state of a superconductor to produce energy  
A method of using a superconductor to generate energy. The superconductor is alternated between a temperature above and below a critical temperature defined by a transition between the...
6696774 Magnetohydrodynamic power extraction and flow conditioning in a gas flow turbine  
This invention provides an apparatus and a method which utilizes magnetohydrodynamic means for conditioning flow in a gas flow turbine or turbojet and for achieving power extraction to increase...
6628017 Ferrofluidic, electromagnetic power supply  
A ferrofluidic electromagnetic power supply firmly attached to an agitating object, such as the interior of a vehicular tire generates electric current in an electrical coil deposited between and...
6504271 Ferrofluidic, electromagnetic power generator  
A ferrofluidic electromagnetic power generator installed within a rotating object, such as the interior of a vehicular tire generates electric current in an electrical coil wound about an...
6489694 Ferrofluidic, electrical power generator  
A ferrofluidic electrical power generator installed within an agitating object, such as the interior of a vehicular tire generates electrical current in an electrical winding wound about an...
6455955 Electro-sensitive working medium and method of using the medium  
The even system electricity induction operation medium of this invention has 3 halogen atoms, especially fluorine atom into a/the molecule at least it is the even system electricity induction...
6310406 Magneto hydro dynamical tidal and ocean current converter  
A magneto hydrodynamic apparatus and method for generating electrical power comprising: magnetic field generating elements (12, 13;22, 23; 31; 44; 54) for generating a magnetic field (B) within a...
6232679 Electricity generator and heat source for vehicles  
A combined heat and electricity generating unit is suitable for use in class 8 trucks and the like. When it is operating it provides heat for keeping the engine and cabin warm and electricity for...
6200102 Method and apparatus for an electromagnetic propulsion system  
A method and apparatus to amplify the magnetic field in an electromagnetic circuit is provided. Amplification factors of several orders of magnitude may be obtained. The system is applicable to a...
6106236 Fluid conduit  
A fluid conduit for flowing electrically conductive fluids includes an elrically conductive pipe, an electrically conductive rod extending axially through the pipe and centrally thereof, a first...
6050215 Plasma stream generator with a closed configuration arc  
PCT No. PCT/CH96/00403 Sec. 371 Date Sep. 8, 1998 Sec. 102(e) Date Sep. 8, 1998 PCT Filed Nov. 12, 1996 PCT Pub. No. WO97/18693 PCT Pub. Date May 22, 1997A plasma stream generator with a...
6029453 Geothermal magnetohydrodynamics  
A method and an apparatus are disclosed which enable conversion of geothermal energy into electrical energy using the principles of magnetohydrodynamics (MHD). A hot, electrically conductive fluid...