Patent Number: 6,253,544

Title: Method and apparatus for reducing pollutants

Abstract: A method and apparatus are provided for improving the conversion efficiency of a catalytic converter for treating exhaust gases produced from the combustion of a fuel to at least reduce pollutants from incomplete combustion, wherein the reduction in pollutants is achieved by the introduction of ozone, upstream from the catalytic converter, to improve the efficiency of the catalytic converter.

Inventors: Miller; Robert N. (Acworth, GA), Caren; Robert P. (Westlake Village, CA), Ekchian; Jack A. (Belmont, MA)

Assignee: Lockheed Martin Corporation

International Classification: C10L 10/02 (20060101); C10L 1/10 (20060101); B01D 53/90 (20060101); B01D 53/94 (20060101); F02M 25/12 (20060101); C10L 10/00 (20060101); C10L 1/12 (20060101); F02M 25/00 (20060101); F02M 27/00 (20060101); F02M 27/06 (20060101); F01N 3/20 (20060101); F01N 003/00 ()

Expiration Date: 07/03/2018