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William L Erdman, Terry M Lettenmaier: Wind farm electrical system. Global EnergyConcepts, William Erdman, John Vanden Bosche, July 4, 2006: US07071579 (57 worldwide citation)

An approach to wind farm design using variable speed wind turbines with low pulse number electrical output. The output of multiple wind turbines are aggregated to create a high pulse number electrical output at a point of common coupling with a utility grid network. Power quality at each individual ...


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David Gregory Calley: Electrical machine. John Vanden Bosche, December 16, 2003: US06664704 (48 worldwide citation)

A motor/alternator is formed by a single toroidal magnet, which may be a hybrid magnet, having flux conductors which, in combination with flux switches, create an alternating magnetic circuit around a power coil. The motor/alternator minimizes the amount of material experiencing hysteresis by making ...


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Kung Chris Wu, Chen Wu, Chien Rong Huang, Jui Hung Hsu: Radio frequency identification device. Fortrend Taiwan Scientific Corporation, John Vanden Bosche, September 9, 2003: US06616034 (37 worldwide citation)

An identification system for tracking wafer carriers within a manufacturing facility. The system uses smart card technology in which an identification card is placed on each wafer carrier. The smart cards have memory for storing information about the wafer carrier. Power is transmitted to the card a ...


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David Gregory Calley, Harrison Marden Knowler: Wind turbine controller. John Vanden Bosche, March 9, 2004: US06703718 (34 worldwide citation)

A wind turbine with a permanent magnet alternator that uses a boost mode controller to improve performance at low and high wind speeds. The boost mode controller also allows the permanent magnet alternator to be slowed so that the wind turbine can be stall controlled. A rectifier bridge circuit incl ...


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David Calley: Electrical machine. John Vanden Bosche, August 2, 2005: US06924579 (32 worldwide citation)

A motor/alternator is formed by a single toroidal magnet and flux conductors which, in combination with flux switches, create an alternating magnetic circuit around a power coil. The motor/alternator geometry minimizes flux leakage. The form of the flux conductor and flux switch terminations allows ...


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Kung C Wu, Rex Melgoza: Spherical robotic shoulder joint. Kung C Wu, John Vanden Bosche, July 9, 1996: US05533418 (32 worldwide citation)

A two-degree-of-freedom spherical shoulder joint for a robot. The joint consists of a spherical ball member with gear teeth formed in its outer surface and three drive gears that mate with the gear teeth in the outer surface of the spherical member. The joint can rotate about any axis of rotation wh ...


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Robert Nason Thomas: Coupled vortex vertical axis wind turbine. John Vanden Bosche, August 31, 2004: US06784566 (31 worldwide citation)

A pair of vertical axis wind turbines are arranged in close proximity to each other so that their vortices interact with each other to provide enhanced aerodynamic efficiency. The wind turbines are spaced as closely as possible while providing for machine and personnel safety. Adjacent wind turbines ...


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Mark H Dawson, Jack A Wallace: Telescoping wind turbine blade. Energy Unlimited, John Vanden Bosche, June 7, 2005: US06902370 (28 worldwide citation)

A wind turbine blade made of a fixed blade section with an integral mounting flange for attachment to a wind turbine hub. A moveable blade section is attached to the fixed blade section and is free to move in a longitudinal direction relative to the fixed blade section. A positioning device controll ...


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John Vanden Bosche: Wind turbine blade deflection control system. John Vanden Bosche, July 24, 2007: US07246991 (28 worldwide citation)

A wind turbine with a sensor that measures the out-of-plane deflection of the blades and a controller that uses the signal from the sensor to determine the risk of a tower strike. The controller takes any necessary action to prevent a tower strike when it determines that the risk of a strike is high ...


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William E Heronemus: Vertical array wind turbine. Ocean Wind Energy Systems, John Vanden Bosche, June 15, 2004: US06749399 (26 worldwide citation)

A wind turbine with an array of rotors arranged at various heights. Each rotor is optimized for the height at which it is located. Optimization of each rotor could include selection of rated power, solidity, tip speed, blade twist, blade taper, or rotor diameter. Each rotor can also be operated in a ...



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