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Title: Rotating arc spark plug

Abstract

A spark plug device includes a structure for modification of an arc, the modification including arc rotation. The spark plug can be used in a combustion engine to reduce emissions and/or improve fuel economy. A method for operating a spark plug and a combustion engine having the spark plug device includes the step of modifying an arc, the modifying including rotating the arc.

Inventors:
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Issue Date:
Research Org.:
Oak Ridge National Lab. (ORNL), Oak Ridge, TN (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE
OSTI Identifier:
1174343
Patent Number(s):
6,568,362
Application Number:
09/879,607
Assignee:
Ut-Battelle, LLC (Oak Ridge, TN) ORNL
DOE Contract Number:  
AC05-00OR22725
Resource Type:
Patent
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
33 ADVANCED PROPULSION SYSTEMS; 42 ENGINEERING

Citation Formats

Whealton, John H., and Tsai, Chin-Chi. Rotating arc spark plug. United States: N. p., 2003. Web.
Whealton, John H., & Tsai, Chin-Chi. Rotating arc spark plug. United States.
Whealton, John H., and Tsai, Chin-Chi. Tue . "Rotating arc spark plug". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1174343.
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title = {Rotating arc spark plug},
author = {Whealton, John H. and Tsai, Chin-Chi},
abstractNote = {A spark plug device includes a structure for modification of an arc, the modification including arc rotation. The spark plug can be used in a combustion engine to reduce emissions and/or improve fuel economy. A method for operating a spark plug and a combustion engine having the spark plug device includes the step of modifying an arc, the modifying including rotating the arc.},
doi = {},
journal = {},
number = ,
volume = ,
place = {United States},
year = {2003},
month = {5}
}

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