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A Turbo-Brayton Cryocooler for Aircraft Superconducting Systems, Phase I

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A Turbo-Brayton Cryocooler for Aircraft Superconducting Systems, Phase I
Hybrid turbo-electric aircraft with gas turbines driving electric generators connected to electric propulsion motors have the potential to transform the aircraft design space by decoupling power generation from propulsion. Resulting aircraft designs such as blended-wing bodies with distributed propulsion can provide the large reductions in emissions, fuel burn, and noise required to make air transportation growth projections sustainable. More »

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