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Title: Flow distribution channels to control flow in process channels

The invention describes features that can be used to control flow to an array of microchannels. The invention also describes methods in which a process stream is distributed to plural microchannels.
Inventors:
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Issue Date:
OSTI Identifier:
1162127
Assignee:
Velocys, Inc. (Plain City, OH) GFO
Patent Number(s):
8,869,830
Application Number:
13/304,279
Contract Number:
FE36-04GO14271
Resource Relation:
Patent File Date: 2011 Nov 23
Research Org:
Velocys, Inc., Plain City, OH (United States)
Sponsoring Org:
USDOE
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
42 ENGINEERING

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