09216398 is referenced by 18 patents and cites 676 patents.

A system comprising: a plasma production chamber configured to produce a plasma; a reaction chamber vaporize a precursor material with the plasma to form a reactive mixture; a quench chamber having a frusto-conical surface and a quench region formed within the quench chamber between an ejection port of the reaction chamber and a cooled mixture outlet, wherein the quench region configured to receive the reactive mixture from the ejection port, to cool the reactive mixture to form a cooled mixture, and to supply the cooled mixture to the cooled mixture outlet; and a conditioning fluid injection ring disposed at the ejection port and configured to flow a conditioning fluid directly into the reactive mixture as the reactive mixture flows through the ejection port, thereby disturbing the flow of the reactive mixture, creating turbulence within the quench region and cooling the reactive mixture to form a cooled mixture comprising condensed nanoparticles.

Title
Method and apparatus for making uniform and ultrasmall nanoparticles
Application Number
14/165438
Publication Number
9216398 (B2)
Application Date
January 27, 2014
Publication Date
December 22, 2015
Inventor
Frederick P Layman
Carefree
AZ, US
Maximilian A Biberger
Scottsdake
AZ, US
Agent
Morrison & Foerster
Assignee
SDCmaterials
AZ, US
IPC
F28D 7/08
F28D 7/02
B01J 2/16
B01J 25/02
B01J 25/00
F28F 27/00
F28D 15/00
B22F 9/12
B01J 19/00
B01J 19/08
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