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Title: Method for multi-axis, non-contact mixing of magnetic particle suspensions

Abstract

Continuous, three-dimensional control of the vorticity vector is possible by progressively transitioning the field symmetry by applying or removing a dc bias along one of the principal axes of mutually orthogonal alternating fields. By exploiting this transition, the vorticity vector can be oriented in a wide range of directions that comprise all three spatial dimensions. Detuning one or more field components to create phase modulation causes the vorticity vector to trace out complex orbits of a wide variety, creating very robust multiaxial stirring. This multiaxial, non-contact stirring is particularly attractive for applications where the fluid volume has complex boundaries, or is congested.

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Issue Date:
Research Org.:
Sandia National Laboratories (SNL), Albuquerque, NM, and Livermore, CA (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE
OSTI Identifier:
1457023
Patent Number(s):
9,987,605
Application Number:
14/957,056
Assignee:
National Technology & Engineering Solutions of Sandia, LLC (Albuquerque, NM)
DOE Contract Number:  
AC04-94AL85000
Resource Type:
Patent
Resource Relation:
Patent File Date: 2015 Dec 02
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
42 ENGINEERING

Citation Formats

Martin, James E., and Solis, Kyle J. Method for multi-axis, non-contact mixing of magnetic particle suspensions. United States: N. p., 2018. Web.
Martin, James E., & Solis, Kyle J. Method for multi-axis, non-contact mixing of magnetic particle suspensions. United States.
Martin, James E., and Solis, Kyle J. Tue . "Method for multi-axis, non-contact mixing of magnetic particle suspensions". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1457023.
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