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Title: Plasma discharge self-cleaning filtration system

Abstract

The present invention is directed to a novel method for cleaning a filter surface using a plasma discharge self-cleaning filtration system. The method involves utilizing plasma discharges to induce short electric pulses of nanoseconds duration at high voltages. These electrical pulses generate strong Shockwaves that disintegrate and dislodge particulate matter located on the surface of the filter.

Inventors:
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Publication Date:
Research Org.:
National Energy Technology Lab. (NETL), Pittsburgh, PA, and Morgantown, WV (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE
OSTI Identifier:
1149693
Patent Number(s):
8,784,657
Application Number:
12/672,005
Assignee:
Drexel University (Philadelphia, PA) NETL
DOE Contract Number:  
FC26-06NT42724
Resource Type:
Patent
Resource Relation:
Patent File Date: 2008 Aug 07
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
70 PLASMA PHYSICS AND FUSION TECHNOLOGY

Citation Formats

Cho, Young I., Fridman, Alexander, Gutsol, Alexander F., and Yang, Yong. Plasma discharge self-cleaning filtration system. United States: N. p., 2014. Web.
Cho, Young I., Fridman, Alexander, Gutsol, Alexander F., & Yang, Yong. Plasma discharge self-cleaning filtration system. United States.
Cho, Young I., Fridman, Alexander, Gutsol, Alexander F., and Yang, Yong. Tue . "Plasma discharge self-cleaning filtration system". United States. doi:. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1149693.
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abstractNote = {The present invention is directed to a novel method for cleaning a filter surface using a plasma discharge self-cleaning filtration system. The method involves utilizing plasma discharges to induce short electric pulses of nanoseconds duration at high voltages. These electrical pulses generate strong Shockwaves that disintegrate and dislodge particulate matter located on the surface of the filter.},
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place = {United States},
year = {Tue Jul 22 00:00:00 EDT 2014},
month = {Tue Jul 22 00:00:00 EDT 2014}
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