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Modular high voltage power supply for chemical analysis

United States Patent

January 9, 2007
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A high voltage power supply for use in a system such as a microfluidics system, uses a DC--DC converter in parallel with a voltage-controlled resistor. A feedback circuit provides a control signal for the DC--DC converter and voltage-controlled resistor so as to regulate the output voltage of the high voltage power supply, as well as, to sink or source current from the high voltage supply.
Stamps; James F. (Livermore, CA), Yee; Daniel D. (Dublin, CA)
Sandia National Laboratories (Livermore, CA)
10/ 414,979
April 16, 2003
This invention was made with Government support under Contract No. DE-AC04-94AL85000 awarded by the U.S. Department of Energy to Sandia Corporation. The Government has certain rights to the invention.