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Combined Effects of Multi-Pulse Transient Plasma Ignition and Intake Heating on Lean Limits of Well-Mixed E85 DISI Engine Operation

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“Moreover, multi-pulse transient plasma ignition offers more stable ultra-lean operation, with IMEPn variability less than 5% down to ϕ = 0.49” Magnus Sjöberg, Wei Zeng, Daniel Singleton, Jason M. Sanders and Martin A. Gundersen SAE International Journal of Engines Vol. 7, No. 4 (October 2014), pp. 1781-1801   SAE International Journal of Engines – Article »

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The Role of Non-Thermal Transient Plasma for Enhanced Flame Ignition in C2H4–Air

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…”Transient plasma ignition, involving short ignition pulses (typically 10–50 ns), has been shown to effectively reduce ignition delays and improve engine performance for a wide range of combustion-driven engines relative to conventional spark ignition” D Singleton, S J Pendleton, and M A Gundersen Published 16 December 2010 • 2011 IOP Publishing Ltd Journal of Physics – Applied Physics, Volume 44, Number …

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Plasma-Assisted Ignition and Combustion: Nanosecond Discharges and Development of Kinetic Mechanisms

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…”A great amount of experimental data has been accumulated during this period which provided the grounds for using low temperature plasma of nonequilibrium gas discharges for a number of applications at conditions of high speed flows and also at conditions similar to automotive engines.” S M Starikovskaia Published 4 August 2006 • 2006 IOP Publishing Ltd Journal of Physics – …