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Title: Microsystem capillary separations

Abstract

Laminated, multiphase separators and contactors having wicking structures and gas flow channels are described. Some preferred embodiments are combined with microchannel heat exchange. Integrated systems containing these components are also part of the present invention.

Inventors:
 [1];  [2];  [3];  [2];  [2]
  1. Kennewick, WA
  2. Richland, WA
  3. West Richland, WA
Issue Date:
Research Org.:
Pacific Northwest National Lab. (PNNL), Richland, WA (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE
OSTI Identifier:
1007483
Patent Number(s):
6666909
Application Number:
09/588,871
Assignee:
Battelle Memorial Institute (Richland, WA)
Patent Classifications (CPCs):
B - PERFORMING OPERATIONS B01 - PHYSICAL OR CHEMICAL PROCESSES OR APPARATUS IN GENERAL B01D - SEPARATION
B - PERFORMING OPERATIONS B01 - PHYSICAL OR CHEMICAL PROCESSES OR APPARATUS IN GENERAL B01J - CHEMICAL OR PHYSICAL PROCESSES, e.g. CATALYSIS OR COLLOID CHEMISTRY
DOE Contract Number:  
AC06-76RL01830
Resource Type:
Patent
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English

Citation Formats

TeGrotenhuis, Ward E, Wegeng, Robert S, Whyatt, Greg A, Stenkamp, Victoria S, and Gauglitz, Phillip A. Microsystem capillary separations. United States: N. p., 2003. Web.
TeGrotenhuis, Ward E, Wegeng, Robert S, Whyatt, Greg A, Stenkamp, Victoria S, & Gauglitz, Phillip A. Microsystem capillary separations. United States.
TeGrotenhuis, Ward E, Wegeng, Robert S, Whyatt, Greg A, Stenkamp, Victoria S, and Gauglitz, Phillip A. Tue . "Microsystem capillary separations". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1007483.
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