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Title: Metal sponge for cryosorption pumping applications

Abstract

A system has been developed for adsorbing gases at high vacuum in a closed area. The system utilizes large surface clean anodized metal surfaces at low temperatures to adsorb the gases. The large surface clean anodized metal is referred to as a metal sponge. The metal sponge generates or maintains the high vacuum by increasing the available active cryosorbing surface area.

Inventors:
 [1];  [2]
  1. Yorktown, VA
  2. Williamsburg, VA
Issue Date:
Research Org.:
SOUTHEASTERN UNIV RESCH ASSN
OSTI Identifier:
870220
Patent Number(s):
5477692
Assignee:
Southeastern Universities Research (Newport News, VA)
DOE Contract Number:  
AC05-84ER40150
Resource Type:
Patent
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
metal; sponge; cryosorption; pumping; applications; developed; adsorbing; gases; vacuum; closed; utilizes; surface; clean; anodized; surfaces; temperatures; adsorb; referred; generates; maintains; increasing; available; active; cryosorbing; metal surface; metal surfaces; pumping applications; surface clean; sorption pump; /62/417/

Citation Formats

Myneni, Ganapati R, and Kneisel, Peter. Metal sponge for cryosorption pumping applications. United States: N. p., 1995. Web.
Myneni, Ganapati R, & Kneisel, Peter. Metal sponge for cryosorption pumping applications. United States.
Myneni, Ganapati R, and Kneisel, Peter. Sun . "Metal sponge for cryosorption pumping applications". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/870220.
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title = {Metal sponge for cryosorption pumping applications},
author = {Myneni, Ganapati R and Kneisel, Peter},
abstractNote = {A system has been developed for adsorbing gases at high vacuum in a closed area. The system utilizes large surface clean anodized metal surfaces at low temperatures to adsorb the gases. The large surface clean anodized metal is referred to as a metal sponge. The metal sponge generates or maintains the high vacuum by increasing the available active cryosorbing surface area.},
doi = {},
journal = {},
number = ,
volume = ,
place = {United States},
year = {1995},
month = {1}
}

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