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Generator-absorber-heat exchange heat transfer apparatus and method and use thereof in a heat pump

United States Patent

5,782,097
July 21, 1998
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Numerous embodiments and related methods for generator-absorber heat exchange (GAX) are disclosed, particularly for absorption heat pump systems. Such embodiments and related methods use, as the heat transfer medium, the working fluid of the absorption system taken from the generator at a location where the working fluid has a rich liquor concentration.
Phillips; Benjamin A. (Benton Harbor, MI), Zawacki; Thomas S. (St. Joseph, MI)
Phillips Engineering Co. (St. Joseph, MI)
08/ 641,217
April 30, 1996
GOVERNMENT RIGHTS This invention was made with Government support under contract 86X-17497C awarded by the Department of Energy. The Government has certain rights in this invention.