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Title: Dual coil ignition system

A dual coil ignition system is provided. The dual coil ignition system includes a first inductive ignition coil including a first primary winding and a first secondary winding, and a second inductive ignition coil including a second primary winding and a second secondary winding, the second secondary winding connected in series to the first secondary winding. The dual coil ignition system further includes a diode network including a first diode and a second diode connected between the first secondary winding and the second secondary winding.
Inventors:
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Issue Date:
OSTI Identifier:
1348371
Assignee:
Ford Global Technologies, LLC DOEEE
Patent Number(s):
9,605,644
Application Number:
13/912,073
Contract Number:
EE0003332
Resource Relation:
Patent File Date: 2013 Jun 06
Research Org:
Ford Global Technologies, LLC, Dearborn, MI (United States)
Sponsoring Org:
USDOE
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
42 ENGINEERING; 33 ADVANCED PROPULSION SYSTEMS

Other works cited in this record:

Ignition Circuit
patent, September 1973

Dual Ignition Coil for Internal Combustion Engine
patent, May 1975

Spark ignition systems for internal combustion engines
patent, January 1980

Ignition system with enhanced combustion and fault tolerance
patent, April 1990

Ignition controller for internal combustion engine
patent, February 1999

Hybrid ignition with stress-balanced coils
patent, September 1999

Ignition output stage
patent, January 2000

Ignition coil with driver
patent, December 2001

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