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Electrically heated particulate filter preparation methods and systems

United States Patent

January 31, 2012
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A control system that controls regeneration of a particulate filter is provided. The system generally includes a fuel control module that controls injection of fuel into exhaust that passes through the particulate filter. A regeneration module controls current to the particulate filter to initiate regeneration after the fuel has been injected into the exhaust.
Gonze; Eugene V. (Pinckney, MI), Paratore, Jr.; Michael J. (Howell, MI)
GL Global Technology Operations LLC (
11/ 803,678
May 15, 2007
STATEMENT OF GOVERNMENT RIGHTS This invention was produced pursuant to U.S. Government Contract No. DE-FC-04-03 AL67635 with the Department of Energy (DoE). The U.S. Government has certain rights in this invention.