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Title: Microwave heating of aqueous samples on a micro-optical-electro-mechanical system

Abstract

Apparatus for heating a sample includes a microchip; a microchannel flow channel in the microchip, the microchannel flow channel containing the sample; a microwave source that directs microwaves onto the sample for heating the sample; a wall section of the microchannel flow channel that receives the microwaves and enables the microwaves to pass through wall section of the microchannel flow channel, the wall section the microchannel flow channel being made of a material that is not appreciably heated by the microwaves; a carrier fluid within the microchannel flow channel for moving the sample in the microchannel flow channel, the carrier fluid being made of a material that is not appreciably heated by the microwaves; wherein the microwaves pass through wall section of the microchannel flow channel and heat the sample.

Inventors:
Issue Date:
Research Org.:
Lawrence Livermore National Lab. (LLNL), Livermore, CA (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE
OSTI Identifier:
1171653
Patent Number(s):
8,969,767
Application Number:
12/326,594
Assignee:
Lawrence Livermore National Security, LLC (Livermore, CA)
DOE Contract Number:  
AC52-07NA27344
Resource Type:
Patent
Resource Relation:
Patent File Date: 2008 Dec 02
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
42 ENGINEERING

Citation Formats

Beer, Neil Reginald. Microwave heating of aqueous samples on a micro-optical-electro-mechanical system. United States: N. p., 2015. Web.
Beer, Neil Reginald. Microwave heating of aqueous samples on a micro-optical-electro-mechanical system. United States.
Beer, Neil Reginald. Tue . "Microwave heating of aqueous samples on a micro-optical-electro-mechanical system". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1171653.
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