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Microsystem capillary separations

United States Patent

December 23, 2003
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Laminated, multiphase separators and contactors having wicking structures and gas flow channels are described. Some preferred embodiments are combined with microchannel heat exchange. Integrated systems containing these components are also part of the present invention.
TeGrotenhuis; Ward E. (Kennewick, WA), Wegeng; Robert S. (Richland, WA), Whyatt; Greg A. (West Richland, WA), Stenkamp; Victoria S. (Richland, WA), Gauglitz; Phillip A. (Richland, WA)
Battelle Memorial Institute (Richland, WA)
09/ 588,871
June 6, 2000
This invention was made with Government support under Contract DE-AC0676RLO1830 awarded by the U.S. Department of Energy. The Government has certain rights in the invention.