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Title: Method and apparatus for selectively detecting one of two immiscible liquids in the presence of the other liquid

Abstract

Oil is detected in the presence of water by placing a translucent, porous body of hydrophobic material in contact with the oil and water and detecting the amount by which light incident on the body is attenuated on propagation through the body.

Inventors:
 [1];  [1];  [1];  [1];  [1]
  1. Richland, WA
Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL), Richland, WA
OSTI Identifier:
867263
Patent Number(s):
US 4899047
Assignee:
Battelle Memorial Institute (Richland, WA)
DOE Contract Number:  
AC06-76RL01830
Resource Type:
Patent
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
method; apparatus; selectively; detecting; immiscible; liquids; presence; liquid; oil; detected; water; placing; translucent; porous; hydrophobic; material; contact; amount; light; incident; attenuated; propagation; light incident; immiscible liquid; hydrophobic material; /356/73/250/

Citation Formats

Cry, John W, Kirkham, Randy R, McBride, John F, Simmons, Carver S, and Gee, Glendon W. Method and apparatus for selectively detecting one of two immiscible liquids in the presence of the other liquid. United States: N. p., 1990. Web.
Cry, John W, Kirkham, Randy R, McBride, John F, Simmons, Carver S, & Gee, Glendon W. Method and apparatus for selectively detecting one of two immiscible liquids in the presence of the other liquid. United States.
Cry, John W, Kirkham, Randy R, McBride, John F, Simmons, Carver S, and Gee, Glendon W. Mon . "Method and apparatus for selectively detecting one of two immiscible liquids in the presence of the other liquid". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/867263.
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title = {Method and apparatus for selectively detecting one of two immiscible liquids in the presence of the other liquid},
author = {Cry, John W and Kirkham, Randy R and McBride, John F and Simmons, Carver S and Gee, Glendon W},
abstractNote = {Oil is detected in the presence of water by placing a translucent, porous body of hydrophobic material in contact with the oil and water and detecting the amount by which light incident on the body is attenuated on propagation through the body.},
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journal = {},
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place = {United States},
year = {1990},
month = {1}
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