Laughlin/ Brayton Battery Gas Turbine
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Laughlin/ Brayton Battery Gas Turbine

The Laughlin/Brayton Battery Project: Brayton is designing an advanced closed-cycle gas turbine.

  • Closed-cycle He/Ar working fluid
  • Only one moving part
  • No mechanical wear – all magnetic bearings
  • Shaft speed motor/alternator, with mag-bearings

Robert Laughlin Inventor/partner

Nobel Laureate in Physics
Professor at Stanford University
and author Powering the Future

Brayton, Professor Laughlin, and Nick Cizek formed a company to develop this technology and later sold the company and rights to Google in 2016