Patent Number: 8,876,064

Title: Oscillatory vorticity generator and applications thereof

Abstract: An oscillatory vorticity generator device for controlling the flow on an aero- or hydrodynamic surface of an element, the oscillatory vorticity generator device comprising: two main walls, positioned opposite to each other, forming a first pair of walls and two other walls, the four walls each having proximal and distal ends, the distal ends connected to an aero- or hydrodynamic surface; a connection connecting the walls at their proximal ends; and an opening in the aero- or hydrodynamic surface, the opening being substantially contiguous with the two main walls and the two other walls.

Inventors: Seifert; Avraham (Tel-Aviv, IL), Stalnov; Oksana (Rishon-LeZion, IL), Fono; Ilan (Herzlia, IL), Dayan; Isaac (Hod-HaSharon, IL), Troshin; Victor (Bat-Yam, IL), Avnaim; Maor Hai (Moshav Beit-Gamliel, IL), Palei; Vitali (Bat-Yam, IL)

Assignee: Ramot at Tel-Aviv University Ltd.

International Classification: B64C 21/04 (20060101); B64C 21/06 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 2019-11-04 0:00:00