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United States Patent

April 1, 2008
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The fuel injector has a first means defining a number of flowpaths each having an inlet for receiving air and an outlet for discharging a fuel/air mixture. One or more arrays of vanes are each positioned to impart swirl to an associated one or more of the flowpaths. Second means are provided for introducing the fuel to the air.
Chen; Alexander G. (Ellington, CT), Fotache; Catalin G. (West Hartford, CT)
United Technologies Corporation (Hartford, CT)
10/ 843,812
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.