CIAM’s invention ranked among TOP 100 Russian Inventions for 2017
26 March 2018One more invention, the patent for which belongs to P. I. Baranov Central Institute of Aviation Motors (CIAM, a subsidiary of the National Research Center " Zhukovsky Institute"), was ranked among the "TOP 100 Best Inventions of Russia 2017". Russian Federation Patent No. 2609816 "Method of Reducing the Aircraft Visibility" is included in the list of the best inventions for 2017, in accordance with the Order of the Russian Federal Agency for Intellectual Property, Patents and Trademarks (Rospatent) dated March 1, 2018.
A method of reducing the visibility of aircraft in the visible and infrared ranges of electromagnetic waves emitted by hot combustion products of a jet engine is proposed. This work is important in order to protect jet aircraft from potential terroristic threats.
Despite the achieved success, the patent authors believe that there still are many steps to go before this method could be applied to a real industrial model.