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Title: Convection pump and method of operation

This disclosure provides systems, methods, and apparatus related to a convection pump. In one aspect, an apparatus includes a chamber, the chamber having an inlet at a first end of the chamber and an outlet at a second end of the chamber. The chamber further has a first surface and a second surface, the first surface being opposite to the second surface. A baffle having a substantially helical shape is disposed inside the chamber. A heating device is configured to heat the first surface of the chamber. A cooling device is configured to cool the second surface of the chamber.
Inventors:
Issue Date:
OSTI Identifier:
1369221
Assignee:
LBNL
Patent Number(s):
9,702,351
Application Number:
14/121,997
Contract Number:
AC02-05CH11231
Resource Relation:
Patent File Date: 2014 Nov 12
Research Org:
Lawrence Berkeley National Lab. (LBNL), Berkeley, CA (United States)
Sponsoring Org:
USDOE
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
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Works referenced in this record:

Gas Micropump
patent-application, February 2014

Systems And Methods For Heat Exchange
patent-application, May 2014