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Title: Wick wetting for water condensation systems

Abstract

A system and method for particle enlargement with continuously wetted wicks includes a container into which a flow of particle-laden air is introduced in a laminar manner through an inlet and to an outlet. The container has a first section, a second section and a third section though which the particle-laden air flows between the inlet and the outlet. The temperature of the second section is warmer than that of the first section at the inlet and the third section at the outlet. In one embodiment, a continuous wick spanning an interior wall of the first second, second section and third section, said wick being capable of internally transporting liquid water along its length is provided.

Inventors:
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Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Aerosol Dynamics Inc. Berkeley, CA (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE
OSTI Identifier:
1349737
Patent Number(s):
9,610,531
Application Number:
14/043,455
Assignee:
AEROSOL DYNAMICS INC. CHO
DOE Contract Number:
SC0006312; SC00469
Resource Type:
Patent
Resource Relation:
Patent File Date: 2013 Oct 01
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
36 MATERIALS SCIENCE; 42 ENGINEERING

Citation Formats

Hering, Susanne Vera, Spielman, Steven Russel, Lewis, Gregory Stephen, and Kreisberg, Nathan Michael. Wick wetting for water condensation systems. United States: N. p., 2017. Web.
Hering, Susanne Vera, Spielman, Steven Russel, Lewis, Gregory Stephen, & Kreisberg, Nathan Michael. Wick wetting for water condensation systems. United States.
Hering, Susanne Vera, Spielman, Steven Russel, Lewis, Gregory Stephen, and Kreisberg, Nathan Michael. Tue . "Wick wetting for water condensation systems". United States. doi:. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1349737.
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