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Dan Miller
Daniel N Miller, Brent N McCallum, Stewart A Jenkins, David M Wells: Method and system for global flow field management using distributed, surface-embedded, nano-scale boundary layer actuation. Bracewell & Giuliani, August 14, 2012: US08240616 (3 worldwide citation)

Systems and methods to provide distributed flow control actuation to manage the behavior of a global flow field, are provided. An example of a system can include an aerodynamic structure having an outer surface, and an array of a plurality of effectors connected to the outer surface of the aerodynam ...


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Dan Miller
Daniel N Miller, Brent N McCallum: Method and system for fully fixed vehicle control surfaces. Lockheed Martin Corporation, Bracewell & Giuliani, January 25, 2011: US07874525 (2 worldwide citation)

A fully fixed, non-articulating geometry vehicle that includes a number of virtual control surfaces operable to replicate a mechanical control surface's functionality. These virtual control surfaces further include a number of flow control devices on the non-articulating vehicle surface. The plurali ...


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Dan Miller
Daniel N Miller, Brent N McCallum, Stewart A Jenkins, David M Wells: System for global flow field management using distributed, surface-embedded, nano-scale boundary layer actuation. Lockheed Martin Corporation, Bracewell & Giuliani, January 15, 2013: US08353482 (1 worldwide citation)

Systems to provide distributed flow control actuation to manage the behavior of a global flow field, are provided. An example of a system can include an aerodynamic structure having an outer surface, and an array of a plurality of nano-scale effectors connected to the outer surface of the aerodynami ...


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Dan Miller
Daniel N Miller, Brent N McCallum, Stewart A Jenkins, David M Wells: Method and System For Global Flow Field Management Using Distributed, Surface-Embedded, Nano-Scale Boundary Layer Actuation. Lockheed Martin Corporation, Bracewell & Giuliani, October 28, 2010: US20100270433-A1

Systems and methods to provide distributed flow control actuation to manage the behavior of a global flow field, are provided. An example of a system can include an aerodynamic structure having an outer surface, and an array of a plurality of effectors connected to the outer surface of the aerodynam ...


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Dan Miller
Daniel N Miller, Brent N McCallum: Method and system for fully fixed vehicle control surfaces. Lockheed Martin Corporation, Bracewell & Giuliani, December 17, 2009: US20090308980-A1

A fully fixed, non-articulating geometry vehicle that includes a number of virtual control surfaces operable to replicate a mechanical control surface's functionality. These virtual control surfaces further include a number of flow control devices on the non-articulating vehicle surface. The plurali ...


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Dan Miller
Daniel N Miller, Brent N McCallum, Stewart A Jenkins, David M Wells: System for Global Flow Field Management Using Distributed, Surface-Embedded, Nano-Scale Boundary Layer Actuation. Lockheed Martin Corporation, September 6, 2012: US20120222768-A1

Systems to provide distributed flow control actuation to manage the behavior of a global flow field, are provided. An example of a system can include an aerodynamic structure having an outer surface, and an array of a plurality of nano-scale effectors connected to the outer surface of the aerodynami ...


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Brent N McCallum, Kendall G Young: Subdermally-reinforced elastomeric transitions. Lockheed Martin Corporation, Bracewell & Patterson L, June 10, 2003: US06575407 (7 worldwide citation)

A subdermally-reinforced elastomeric transition is provided in which an elastomeric skin is attached to a plurality of subdermal supporting members that engage subdermal reinforcing members. The reinforcing members may be rods or support rails which the supporting members engage. The supporting memb ...


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David M Wells, Brent N McCallum, Kerry B Ginn, Stewart A Jenkins: System and apparatus for vectoring nozzle exhaust plume from a nozzle. Lockheed Martin Corporation, Bracewell & Giuliani, February 12, 2013: US08371104 (2 worldwide citation)

A vectoring nozzle with external actuation generates thrust vectoring by applying mechanical or fluidic actuation, or both, on the nozzle deck, external sidewalls, and/or air vehicle aft body to produce changes in the aft body flowfield and/or exhaust plume. An external mechanical sidewall may be in ...


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Kerry B Ginn, Stewart A Jenkins, David M Wells, Brent N McCallum: Nozzle plasma flow control utilizing dielectric barrier discharge plasma actuators. Lockheed Martin Corporation, Bracewell & Giuliani, June 4, 2013: US08453457 (1 worldwide citation)

Dielectric barrier discharge plasma actuators are used to manipulate exhaust flow within and behind a jet engine nozzle. The dielectric barrier discharge plasma actuators may be used to direct cooling airflow near the surface of the nozzle to reduce heating of the nozzle, create thrust vectoring, an ...


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Brent N McCallum, Kendall G Young: Subdermally-reinforced elastomeric transitions. James E Bradley, Bracewell & Patterson, April 18, 2002: US20020043590-A1

A subdermally-reinforced elastomeric transition is provided in which an elastomeric skin is attached to a plurality of subdermal supporting members that engage subdermal reinforcing members. The reinforcing members may be rods or support rails which the supporting members engage. The supporting memb ...



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