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Title: Method for non-contact particle manipulation and control of particle spacing along an axis

Abstract

Method and system for uniformly spacing particles in a flowing system comprising suspending particles in an elongated fluid filled cavity; exposing said cavity to an axial acoustic standing wave field, wherein said axial acoustic standing wave field drives said particles to nodal and anti-nodal positions along the center axis of said cavity to result in uniformly spaced particles; and focusing said particles to the center axis of said cavity.

Inventors:
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Research Org.:
Los Alamos National Lab. (LANL), Los Alamos, NM (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE
OSTI Identifier:
1078333
Patent Number(s):
8263407
Application Number:
12/288,896
Assignee:
Los Alamos National Security, LLC (Los Alamos, NM)
Patent Classifications (CPCs):
G - PHYSICS G01 - MEASURING G01N - INVESTIGATING OR ANALYSING MATERIALS BY DETERMINING THEIR CHEMICAL OR PHYSICAL PROPERTIES
Y - NEW / CROSS SECTIONAL TECHNOLOGIES Y10 - TECHNICAL SUBJECTS COVERED BY FORMER USPC Y10T - TECHNICAL SUBJECTS COVERED BY FORMER US CLASSIFICATION
DOE Contract Number:  
AC52-06NA25396
Resource Type:
Patent
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
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Citation Formats

Goddard, Gregory Russ, Kaduchak, Gregory, Jett, James Hubert, and Graves, Steven Wayde. Method for non-contact particle manipulation and control of particle spacing along an axis. United States: N. p., 2012. Web.
Goddard, Gregory Russ, Kaduchak, Gregory, Jett, James Hubert, & Graves, Steven Wayde. Method for non-contact particle manipulation and control of particle spacing along an axis. United States.
Goddard, Gregory Russ, Kaduchak, Gregory, Jett, James Hubert, and Graves, Steven Wayde. Tue . "Method for non-contact particle manipulation and control of particle spacing along an axis". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1078333.
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