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CYCLOIDAL MAGNETIC GEAR SYSTEM

United States Patent Application

20170110956
A1
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A cycloidal magnetic gear system for a turbine system is disclosed. The system includes a first stator magnet ring, a second stator magnet ring positioned opposite the first stator magnet ring, and a rotor positioned between the first and second stator rings of magnets. The rotor may include a first side positioned adjacent the first stator magnet ring, and a second side positioned adjacent the second stator magnet ring. The system may include a first rotor magnet ring affixed to the first side of the rotor, adjacent the first stator magnet ring. Additionally, the system may include a second rotor magnet ring affixed to the second side of the rotor, adjacent the second stator magnet ring. The rotor may be configured to rotate eccentrically about a center-axis of the first and/or second stator magnet ring.
Morris, Emily (Atlanta, GA), Walsh, Anthony (Belleville, MI), VanSelous, Joseph S. (Highland, MI), Parys, Chester Louis (Garden City, MI), Tutas, Brian David (Dearborn Heights, MI), Morris, Tony (Atlanta, GA)
15/ 294,074
October 14, 2016
GOVERNMENT SUPPORT CLAUSE [0002] This invention was made with government support under Award Number DE-EE0007249 awarded by the US Department of Energy (DoE). The government has certain rights in the invention.