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Dr Mordrid
25th June 2006, 17:50
It's called the "Stagnation Point Reverse Flow Combustor" and is the result of a collaboration between Georgia Tech and NASA;



Georgia Tech researchers have created a new combustor (combustion chamber where fuel is burned to power an engine or gas turbine) designed to burn fuel in a wide range of devices - with next to no emission of nitrogen oxide (NOx) and carbon monoxide (CO), two of the primary causes of air pollution.

The device has a simpler design than existing state-of-the-art combustors and could be manufactured and maintained at a much lower cost, making it more affordable in everything from jet engines and power plants to home water heaters.
Dr. Mordrid