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Title: Passive anti-frosting surface comprised of microscopic wettability patterns containing sacrificial ice

Abstract

A method and device for reducing ice and frost on a surface comprising a wettable pattern on a surface. The pattern is wetted with water which is frozen into ice to create overlapping hygroscopic that cover the surface.

Inventors:
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Issue Date:
Research Org.:
Oak Ridge National Lab. (ORNL), Oak Ridge, TN (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE
OSTI Identifier:
1650936
Patent Number(s):
10661908
Application Number:
15/724,995
Assignee:
Virginia Tech Intellectual Properties, Inc. (Blacksburg, VA); UT-Battelle, LLC (Oak Ridge, TN)
Patent Classifications (CPCs):
F - MECHANICAL ENGINEERING F25 - REFRIGERATION OR COOLING F25B - REFRIGERATION MACHINES, PLANTS OR SYSTEMS
F - MECHANICAL ENGINEERING F28 - HEAT EXCHANGE IN GENERAL F28F - DETAILS OF HEAT-EXCHANGE AND HEAT-TRANSFER APPARATUS, OF GENERAL APPLICATION
DOE Contract Number:  
AC05-00OR22725
Resource Type:
Patent
Resource Relation:
Patent File Date: 10/04/2017
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English

Citation Formats

Boreyko, Jonathan B., Nath, Saurabh, Bisbano, Caitlin, Iliff, Grady J., Hansen, Ryan, and Collier, C. Patrick. Passive anti-frosting surface comprised of microscopic wettability patterns containing sacrificial ice. United States: N. p., 2020. Web.
Boreyko, Jonathan B., Nath, Saurabh, Bisbano, Caitlin, Iliff, Grady J., Hansen, Ryan, & Collier, C. Patrick. Passive anti-frosting surface comprised of microscopic wettability patterns containing sacrificial ice. United States.
Boreyko, Jonathan B., Nath, Saurabh, Bisbano, Caitlin, Iliff, Grady J., Hansen, Ryan, and Collier, C. Patrick. Tue . "Passive anti-frosting surface comprised of microscopic wettability patterns containing sacrificial ice". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1650936.
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title = {Passive anti-frosting surface comprised of microscopic wettability patterns containing sacrificial ice},
author = {Boreyko, Jonathan B. and Nath, Saurabh and Bisbano, Caitlin and Iliff, Grady J. and Hansen, Ryan and Collier, C. Patrick},
abstractNote = {A method and device for reducing ice and frost on a surface comprising a wettable pattern on a surface. The pattern is wetted with water which is frozen into ice to create overlapping hygroscopic that cover the surface.},
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place = {United States},
year = {2020},
month = {5}
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