04371801 is referenced by 60 patents and cites 14 patents.

Output regulation of a permanent magnet excited disk-type synchronous machine having permanent magnets attached to rotor disks in multipolar configuration is achieved by controlled alignment of stator windings. Rotor disks support permanent magnets oriented to direct flux axially through the machine, and multiple stator disks having distributed multi-phase windings have means to rotate one of the stator disks to cause misalignment of windings on adjacent disks having the same phase. By controlling the degree of phase misalignment, output voltage of a generator or power factor of a motor may be controlled.

Title
Method and apparatus for output regulation of multiple disk permanent magnet machines
Application Number
950317
Publication Number
4371801
Application Date
January 12, 1981
Publication Date
February 1, 1983
Inventor
Eike Richter
Scotia
NY, US
Agent
Marvin Snyder
James C Davis Jr
William H Steinberg
Assignee
General Electric Company
NY, US
IPC
H02K 19/26
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