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Microfabricated packed gas chromatographic column

United States Patent

December 16, 2003
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A new class of miniaturized gas chromatographic columns has been invented. These chromatographic columns are formed using conventional micromachining techniques, and allow packed columns having lengths on the order of a meter to be fabricated with a footprint on the order of a square centimeter.
Kottenstette; Richard (Albuquerque, NM), Matzke; Carolyn M. (Los Lunas, NM), Frye-Mason; Gregory C. (Cedar Crest, NM)
Sandia Corporation (Albuquerque, NM)
10/ 165,862
June 6, 2002
GOVERNMENT RIGHTS This invention was made with Government support under Contract DE-AC0494AL85000 awarded by the U.S. Department of Energy. The Government has certain rights in this invention.