History and Mission
Magnetic Development, Inc. of Madison, CT has been incorporated in the State of Connecticut in 1984. Initially, the company was engaged in engineering and nondestructive testing services and in development and manufacturing of electromagnetic and ultrasonic test equipment.
The present mission of the company is to develop novel technologies for refrigeration, air-conditioning and alternative energy. Our research brings more efficient designs for geothermal heat pumps, refrigeration systems and solar installations.
Magnetic Development, Inc. is a recipient of the following research grants:
- National Science Foundation, STTR Phase II, 2008
- National Science Foundation, STTR Phase I, 2006
- U.S. Dept. of Energy, Inventions & Innovation, Phase II, 2006
- U.S. Dept. of Energy, Inventions & Innovation, Phase I, 2004
- State of Connecticut, New Energy Technologies, 2004
- U.S. Civilian Research & Development Foundation, 2003
Recent Participation in Conferences and Presented Papers:
- 11th International Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Conference at Purdue University, US, July 17-20, 2006. - Presented paper: "Refrigeration cycle with two-phase condensing ejector"
- 12th International Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Conference at Purdue University, US, July 14-17, 2008. - Presented paper: "Condensing ejector for second step compression in refrigeration cycles"
- 7th World Conference on Experimental Heat Transfer, Fluid Mechanics and Thermodynamics in Krakow, Poland, June 28- July 03, 2009. - Presented papers: 1. "Model of supercritical two-phase steam-water injector"2. "Application of two-phase ejector as second stage compressor in refrigeration cycles"
- International Seminar on Ejector/Jet-Pump Technology and Applications at Universite Catolique de Louvain, Belgium, September 7-9, 2009. - Presented papers: 1. "Improvement or refrigeration cycle efficiency by means of two-phase ejector as second stage compressor" 2. "Model of steam-water injector" 3. "Multidimensional modeling of condensing two-phase ejector flow"