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Title: Condensation-evaporator nanoparticle charger

A particle charging method and apparatus are provided. An ion source is applied to a particle laden flow. The flow is introduced into a container in a laminar manner. The container has at least a first section, a second section and a third section. The first section includes wetted walls at a first temperature. A second section adjacent to the first section has wetted walls at a second temperature T2 greater than the first temperature T1. A third section adjacent to the second section has dry walls provided at a temperature T3 equal to or greater than T2. Additional water removal and temperature conditioning sections may be provided.
Inventors:
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Issue Date:
OSTI Identifier:
1345392
Assignee:
AEROSOL DYNAMICS INC. CHO
Patent Number(s):
9,579,662
Application Number:
14/043,662
Contract Number:
SC0004643; SC00009644
Resource Relation:
Patent File Date: 2013 Oct 01
Research Org:
AEROSOL DYNAMICS INC. Berkeley, CA (United States)
Sponsoring Org:
USDOE
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
42 ENGINEERING; 47 OTHER INSTRUMENTATION

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