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TPS Qualifies as BusinessGreen Technology Awards 2019 Finalist

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BusinessGreen has announced the shortlist for the fifth annual BusinessGreen Technology Awards, recognizing some of the most exciting and innovative clean tech providers working in the UK today. Transient Plasma Systems is a finalist for the category of Transport Technology of the Year for their TPS Ignition System. More information on the Award Finalists can be found at: https://www.businessgreen.com/news/technology-awards-2019-finalists  

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Transient Plasma Systems Successfully Completes Multi-Cylinder Engine Testing with Nanosecond Pulsed Plasma Ignition Technology

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  Transient Plasma Systems Inc. (TPS), which develops nanosecond pulsed plasma ignition systems to improve fuel efficiency and reduce greenhouse gas emissions, has achieved a new milestone in internal combustion engine testing. The new TPS test marks the first multi-cylinder demonstration of the company’s nanosecond pulsed plasma ignition technology in a mass-manufactured, on-road natural-gas engine. TPS tested its Transient Plasma Ignition …

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TPS Wins DoE SBIR Phase IIB Grant for Development of a Low-Energy Nanosecond Pulsed Ignition System Enabling High-Efficiency Dilute Gasoline Combustion

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Transient Plasma Systems, based in Torrance, CA was awarded a SBIR Phase IIB grant for “Development of a “sparkless” ignition system for high-efficiency dilute gasoline and natural gas engines. This grant comes on the heels of a successful completion of Phase II grant work that focused on developing a platform for avoiding spark breakdown, which will now be used to …

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TPS Selected by NREL to Address Natural Gas Vehicle Engine Emissions and Efficiency

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The U.S. Department of Energy’s National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) has selected nine projects as part of a multimillion-dollar effort funded jointly by the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), the California Energy Commission (CEC), and the Southcoast Air Quality Management District (AQMD) to advance the state of technology for natural gas vehicles (NGVs). The selected projects will focus on reducing …

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TPS Selected as Part of Round 5 of the DOE’s $3.8M HPC4Manufacturing Program

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Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL), which manages the High Performance Computing for Manufacturing (HPC4Mfg) Program to use supercomputers to advance U.S. manufacturing, today announced the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has awarded nearly $3.8 million for 13 industry projects under the program. The awards mark the fifth round of selectees for the HPC4Mfg Program, led by LLNL and its partners …

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TPS Co-Founder Prof. Gundersen Awarded 2018 AIAA Plasmadynamics and Lasers Award

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Dr. Martin Gundersen, Co-Founder, Technical Advisor and Board Member to Transient Plasma Systems, has been awarded the 2018 American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA) Plasma Dynamics and Lasers Award: for development of high-voltage pulse power technology, studies of non-equilibrium nanosecond pulse plasmas, and their applications for plasma-assisted combustion, pollution control, quantum electronics, and biology.

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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 – …

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Dan Singleton -TPS Founder and CEO – Bio

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Dan Singleton is the co-founder and CEO of Transient Plasma Systems, Inc. (TPS). Dan formed TPS while receiving his PhD in Electrical Engineering at the University of Southern California.   With over 10 years developing TPS, Dan offers both technical knowledge in electrical engineering, physics research, and development for applications, as well as hands-on experience in business strategy, management, strategic partnerships, fund …

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