05211142 is referenced by 70 patents and cites 40 patents.

A plasma ignitor system capable of injecting a high energy plasma jet into a combustion chamber of an internal combustion engine or continuous combustion system. The plasma ignitor features a high energy current pulse source and a geometrically configured coaxial, dual-rail or three-rail ignitor system for deeper and more accurate injection of plasma into a combustion chamber of either large or small dimension.

Title
Miniature railgun engine ignitor
Application Number
502264
Publication Number
5211142
Application Date
December 31, 1991
Publication Date
May 18, 1993
Inventor
Richard W Faidley
Austin
TX, US
Mark M Koeroghlian
Austin
TX, US
William F Weldon
Austin
TX, US
Steven P Nichols
Austin
TX, US
Ronald D Matthews
Austin
TX, US
Agent
Arnold White & Durkee
Assignee
Board of Regents The University of Texas System
TX, US
IPC
H01T 13/20
F02P 23/00
F02P 1/00
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