09605238 cites 4 patents.

A photo-bioreactor and method of operating are described. The photo-bioreactor includes a reactor vessel arranged to contain a fluid medium within which bio-material is grown, and at least one light-emitting rod extending into the reactor vessel, wherein the light-emitting rod has an elongate tubular member characterized by a length along a longitudinal axis and a width along an axis normal to the longitudinal axis, and designed with an outer wall that encloses one or more light-emitting devices arranged along the longitudinal axis, the outer wall being transparent to at least part of the light emitted by the one or more light-emitting devices into the reactor vessel. The photo-bioreactor further includes a drive system coupled to the elongate tubular member, and operatively configured to rotate the light-emitting rod about the longitudinal axis within reactor vessel, and circulate the fluid medium through the reactor.

Title
Photo-bioreactor system and method for production of bio-materials
Application Number
14/493259
Publication Number
9605238 (B2)
Application Date
September 22, 2014
Publication Date
March 28, 2017
Inventor
N Alan Abul Haj
Mesa
AZ, US
Roxanne E Abul Hal
Mesa
AZ, US
Steven T Fink
Mesa
AZ, US
Wayne L Johnson
Phoenix
AZ, US
Agent
Michael K Kelly
Jennings Strouss & Salmon
Assignee
Arizona Technology Innovation Group
AZ, US
IPC
C12M 3/00
C12M 1/00
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