A few years ago a physicist from Temple University, a Dr Tao, developed
a device that electromagnetically reduced the viscosity of diesel fuel.
This in turn led to better atomization and better efficiency.
Anyone heard what happened to plans to market it?
The link doesn't even say there were plans to market it. Only that
it has been licensed to Save the World Air and that testing is being
done using some trucking company. The physics behind it suggest it's
possible. Google electrorheology. And the paper was published in a
pear reviewed engineering publication. However, since the electric
field reducing viscosity is what leads to better atomization and
combustion, one can only wonder why no one has simply applied engine
heat to the fuel to do the same thing?
I also find it strange that if this can work in practice to achieve
meaningful increases in fuel economy that they choose to get involved
with Save the World Air. Why not Cummins, MB, etc who would be in
excellent position to figure out if it works and can actually be
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