07014835 is referenced by 31 patents and cites 93 patents.

The invention is a process and device for exchanging heat energy between three or more streams in a microchannel heat exchanger which can be integrated with a microchannel reactor to form an integrated microchannel processing unit. The invention enables the combining of a plurality of integrated microchannel devices to provide the benefits of large-scale operation. In particular, the microchannel heat exchanger of the present invention enables flexible heat transfer between multiple streams and total heat transfer rates of about 1 Watt or more per core unit volume expressed as W/cc.

Title
Multi-stream microchannel device
Application Number
10/222604
Publication Number
7014835 (B2)
Application Date
August 15, 2002
Publication Date
March 21, 2006
Inventor
Matthew B Schmidt
Columbus
OH, US
Steven T Perry
Galloway
OH, US
Anna Lee Y Tonkovich
Marysville
OH, US
Dongming Qiu
Dublin
OH, US
G Bradley Chadwell
Reynoldsburg
OH, US
James Allen Mathias
Columbus
OH, US
Agent
William B Richards
Assignee
Velocys
OH, US
IPC
B01J 8/02
B01J 35/02
F28D 7/00
C01B 3/26
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