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Nozzle

United States Patent

7,546,740
June 16, 2009
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A fuel injector has a number of groups of nozzles. The groups are generally concentric with an injector axis. Each nozzle defines a gas flowpath having an outlet for discharging a fuel/air mixture jet. There are means for introducing the fuel to the air. One or more groups of the nozzles are oriented to direct the associated jets skew to the injector axis.
Chen; Alexander G. (Ellington, CT), Cohen; Jeffrey M. (Hebron, CT)
United Technologies Corporation (Hartford, CT)
10/ 843,908
20050252218
May 11, 2004
U.S. GOVERNMENT RIGHTS The invention was made with U.S. Government support under contract DEFC02-00CH11060 awarded by the U.S. Department of Energy. The U.S. Government has certain rights in the invention.