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Mark Gilbreth, Joel Wacknov, Simon Wall: Power controller. Capstone Turbine Corporation, Sterne Kessler Goldstein & Fox PLLC, November 26, 2002: US06487096 (106 worldwide citation)

A power controller provides a distributed generation power networking system in which bi-directional power converters are used with a common DC bus for permitting compatibility between various energy components. Each power converter operates essentially as a customized bi-directional switching conve ...


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James B Dickey: Combustion system for a gas turbine engine with variable airflow pressure actuated premix injector. Capstone Turbine Corporation, Sterne Kessler Goldstein & Fox P L L C, May 11, 2004: US06732531 (103 worldwide citation)

The present disclosure provides a turbogenerator system having a turbine mounted for rotation on a shaft, a motor/generator coupled with the shaft for rotation therewith. A combustor for combusting fuel and compressed air to generate combustion gases for rotating the turbine is provided as well as a ...


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Joel Wacknov, Everett R Geis: Distributed power system. Capstone Turbine Corporation, Sterne Kessler Goldstein & Fox P L L C, November 2, 2004: US06812586 (99 worldwide citation)

A power generation system is disclosed. In one embodiment, the power generation system includes a fuel source, a turbogenerator coupled to the fuel source, and a power controller coupled to the turbogenerator. The power controller includes an AC/DC power converter that converts AC power generated by ...


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Jeffrey W Willis, Guillermo Pont, Bruce L Alder Jr: Low emissions combustion system for a gas turbine engine. Capstone Turbine Corporation, Albert J Miller, January 25, 2000: US06016658 (94 worldwide citation)

A low emissions combustion system for a gas turbine engine, including a generally annular combustor with a plurality of tangential fuel injectors to introduce a fuel/air mixture. The annular combustor includes a skirt shaped flow control baffle from the inner liner and air dilution holes in the inne ...


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Jeffrey W Willis, Guillermo Pont, Bruce L Alder Jr: Low emissions combustion system for a gas turbine engine. Capstone Turbine Corporation, Albert J Miller, December 22, 1998: US05850732 (82 worldwide citation)

A low emissions combustion system for a gas turbine engine, including a generally annular combustor with a plurality of tangential fuel injectors (14) to introduce a fuel/air mixture. The annular combustor includes a skirt shaped flow control baffle (48) from the inner liner and air dilution holes ( ...


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Jeffrey W Willis, Paul Berner, Guillermo Pont, Joel Wacknov: Integrated turbine power generation system with catalytic reactor. Capstone Turbine Corporation, Waddey & Patterson P C, Lucian Wayne Beavers, November 1, 2005: US06960840 (81 worldwide citation)

The invention provides integrated turbogenerators having a turbine wheel, a compressor impeller, and a motor generator mounted to or mechanically constrained to a common shaft, and improved components and configurations thereof.


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Khalizadeh Claude, Wacknov Joel: Power generation system having transient ride-through/load-leveling capabilities. Capstone Turbine Corporation, Sterne Kessler Goldstein & Fox P L L C, September 7, 2004: US06787933 (80 worldwide citation)

A power generation system includes a turbogenerator having a motor/generator and a turbine coupled to a common shaft, and generates AC power. A first power converter is coupled to the turbogenerator and a DC bus and converts the AC power to DC power on the DC bus. A second power converter is coupled ...


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Gregory C Rouse, Bill Treece, Jeff Willis, David Calta: Generated system bottoming cycle. Capstone Turbine Corporation, Paul Chancellor, Pillsbury Winthrop, April 1, 2003: US06539720 (77 worldwide citation)

A closed loop Rankine bottoming cycle including a heat exchanger coupled to an exhaust port of a first turbogenerator for heating a pressurized refrigerant into a gaseous phase, and a second turbogenerator (e.g., a turbo expander) coupled to the heat exchanger for expanding the gaseous phase so as t ...


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Simon R Wall: Detection of islanded behavior and anti-islanding protection of a generator in grid-connected mode. Capstone Turbine Corporation, Sterne Kessler Goldstein & Fox PLLC, November 9, 2004: US06815932 (76 worldwide citation)

A method of controlling a generator system connected to an electric power system in which the output frequency characteristic of the generator system is measured, a first phase angle and frequency of the measured frequency characteristic is estimated using a first phase locked loop having a first ba ...


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Robert W Bosley, Edward C Edelman, Ronald F Miller: Gaseous fuel compression and control system and method. Capstone Turbine Corporation, Albert J Miller, October 13, 1998: US05819524 (73 worldwide citation)

A gaseous fuel compression and control system is disclosed which utilizes a helical flow compressor/turbine integrated with a permanent magnet motor/generator and driven by a torque controlling inverter to compress or expand gaseous fuels, precisely control fuel pressure and flow, and precisely cont ...