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Ari Glezer, Mark G Allen: Synthetic jet actuators for cooling heated bodies and environments. Georgia Tech Research Corporation, Thomas Kayden Horstemeyer & Risley, September 26, 2000: US06123145 (105 worldwide citation)

Briefly described, the present invention is concerned with cooling heated bodies and/or heated fluid with synthetic jet actuators in either open or closed systems. A first preferred embodiment of a cooling system of the present invention comprises a synthetic jet actuator directed to impinge directl ...


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Ari Glezer, Mark G Allen: Micromachined synthetic jet actuators and applications thereof. Georgia Tech Research Corporation, Thomas Kayden Horstemeyer & Risley, October 1, 2002: US06457654 (71 worldwide citation)

The present invention involves micromachined synthetic jet actuators, or “microjet” actuators. These fluidic control devices may be fabricated using standard silicon micromachining techniques and comprise an orifice situated atop an actuator cavity which is bounded at least partially by a flexible m ...


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Ari Glezer, Barton L Smith: Synthetic jet actuators for modifiying the direction of fluid flows. Georgia Tech Research Corporation, Thomas Kayden Horstemeyer & Risley, November 23, 1999: US05988522 (66 worldwide citation)

In a first preferred embodiment for an improved synthetic jet actuator, the orifice shape is altered by either a flap or adjusting the housing walls. If the flap is deployed outward from the wall just above the orifice of a synthetic jet actuator, the synthetic jet flow will be vectored upward, towa ...


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Seyed G Saddoughi: Synthetic jet actuators. General Electric Company, Pierce Atwood, April 20, 2004: US06722581 (58 worldwide citation)

A first embodiment of the present invention provides a vortex generator in the form of a flexible piezoelectric actuator blade disposed in a wall of a flowpath, such as an airfoil. Another embodiment provides a synthetic jet actuator in which a pair of bimorph piezoelectric plates are connected by a ...


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Ari Glezer, John W Wiltse: Synthetic jet actuators for mixing applications. Georgia Tech Research Corporation, Thomas Kayden Horstemeyer & Risley, May 2, 2000: US06056204 (53 worldwide citation)

The first preferred embodiment of an improved fluid mixing system comprises a synthetic jet actuator aligned perpendicular to a primary fluid flow. When the synthetic jet actuator is driven at a very high frequency, small scale mixing of the primary fluid flow can be effectively controlled. A second ...


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Ari Glezer, Barton L Smith, Mark A Trautman: Modifications of fluid flow about bodies and surfaces with synthetic jet actuators. Georgia Tech Research Corporation, Thomas Kayden Horstemeyer & Risley, September 28, 1999: US05957413 (52 worldwide citation)

The present invention involves a system for altering the aerodynamic shape and/or fluid flow field about a solid body. The preferred embodiment comprises a synthetic jet actuator embedded in a solid body, with the jet orifice built into the body surface. The synthetic jet actuator generates a series ...


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Ari Glezer, Michael Amitay: Modification of fluid flow about bodies and surfaces through virtual aero-shaping of airfoils with synthetic jet actuators. Georgia Tech Research Corporation, Thomas Kayden Horstemeyer & Risley, November 11, 2003: US06644598 (49 worldwide citation)

The present invention involves a system for altering the aerodynamic shape and/or fluid flow about a solid body. The preferred embodiment comprises an obstruction disposed on the solid body and extending outwardly from the solid body into the fluid flowing over the solid body and a synthetic jet act ...


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John Stanley Booth, Raghavendran Mahalingam, Lee M Jones, Daniel N Grimm, Paul Pergande: Light fixture with multiple LEDs and synthetic jet thermal management system. Nuventix, John A Fortkort, Fortkort & Houston P C, November 29, 2011: US08066410 (21 worldwide citation)

A light source (101) is provided which comprises (a) a housing element (107); (b) a heat sink (109); (c) a first flow channel element (111) which, alone or in combination with said housing element, creates (i) a first set of flow paths (221) for the flow of fluid in a first direction through the lig ...


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Ronald M Barrett, Christopher Reasonover, Jeremy Corpening: Method and apparatus for boundary layer reattachment using piezoelectric synthetic jet actuators. Auburn University, Gardner Groff P C, September 28, 2004: US06796533 (15 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for active boundary layer control on an aerodynamic surface. One or more piezoelectric synthetic jet actuators operate as a boundary layer pump to ingest fluid along the surface of an aerodynamic object and discharge fluid tangentially to the fluid flow along the surface and/o ...


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Glezer Ari, Allen Mark G: Synthetic jet actuators for cooling heated bodies and environments. Georgia Tech Res Inst, October 4, 2000: EP1040736-A1 (9 worldwide citation)

Briefly described, the present invention is concerned with cooling heating bodies and/or heated fluid with synthetic jet actuators (10) in either open or closed systems. A first preferred embodiment of a cooling system of the present invention comprises a synthetic jet actuator directed to impinge d ...



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