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Robert S Wegeng, M Kevin Drost, Charles J Call, Joseph G Birmingham, Carolyn Evans McDonald, Dean E Kurath, Michele Friedrich: Microcomponent chemical process sheet architecture. Battelle Memorial Institute, Paul W Zimmerman, September 22, 1998: US05811062 (226 worldwide citation)

The invention is a microcomponent sheet architecture wherein macroscale unit processes are performed by microscale components. The sheet architecture may be a single laminate with a plurality of separate microcomponent sections or the sheet architecture may be a plurality of laminates with one or mo ...


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Bernard J Greenspan, Owen R Moss, Keith E Schleiffer, James L Eick: Nebulizer device. Battelle Memorial Institute, Paul W Zimmerman, April 30, 1996: US05511726 (169 worldwide citation)

The present invention constitutes a portable nebulizer capable of producing a finely divided aerosol having uniformly sized droplets. The nebulizer includes a source of fluid such as a capillary tube coupled to a fluid reservoir to which a high voltage is applied in order to generate the aerosol by ...


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Anna Lee Y Tonkovich, Gary L Roberts, Charles J Call, Robert S Wegeng, Yong Wang: Active microchannel heat exchanger. Battelle Memorial Institute, Paul W Zimmerman, March 13, 2001: US06200536 (147 worldwide citation)

The present invention is an active microchannel heat exchanger with an active heat source and with microchannel architecture. The active microchannel heat exchanger has (a) an exothermic reaction chamber; (b) an exhaust chamber; and (c) a heat exchanger chamber in thermal contact with the exhaust ch ...


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Robert S Wegeng, M Kevin Drost, Carolyn E McDonald: Microcomponent sheet architecture. Battelle Memorial Institute, Paul W Zimmerman, March 18, 1997: US05611214 (141 worldwide citation)

The invention is a microcomponent sheet architecture wherein macroscale unit processes are performed by microscale components. The sheet architecture may be a single laminate with a plurality of separate microcomponent sections or the sheet architecture may be a plurality of laminates with one or mo ...


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Monte K Drost, Robert S Wegeng, Michele Friedrich, William T Hanna, Charles J Call, Dean E Kurath: Microcomponent assembly for efficient contacting of fluid. Battelle Memorial Institute, Paul W Zimmerman, October 3, 2000: US06126723 (139 worldwide citation)

The present invention is a fundamental method and apparatus of a microcomponent assembly that overcomes the inherent limitations of state of the art chemical separations. The fundamental element enabling miniaturization is the porous contactor contained within a microcomponent assembly for mass tran ...


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Wendy D Bennett, Peter M Martin, Dean W Matson, Gary L Roberts, Donald C Stewart, Annalee Y Tonkovich, Jennifer L Zilka, Stephen C Schmitt, Timothy M Werner: Active microchannel fluid processing unit and method of making. Battelle Memorial Institute, Paul W Zimmerman, February 27, 2001: US06192596 (108 worldwide citation)

The present invention is an active microchannel fluid processing unit and method of making, both relying on having (a) at least one inner thin sheet; (b) at least one outer thin sheet; (c) defining at least one first sub-assembly for performing at least one first unit operation by stacking a first o ...


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Lars J Kangas, Paul E Keller: Artificial neural network cardiopulmonary modeling and diagnosis. Battelle Memorial Institute, Paul W Zimmerman, October 28, 1997: US05680866 (91 worldwide citation)

The present invention is a method of diagnosing a cardiopulmonary condition in an individual by comparing data from a progressive multi-stage test for the individual to a non-linear multi-variate model, preferably a recurrent artificial neural network having sensor fusion. The present invention reli ...


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John D Affinito: Vacuum deposition and curing of liquid monomers. Battelle Memorial Institute, Paul W Zimmerman, November 9, 1993: US05260095 (87 worldwide citation)

The present invention is the formation of solid polymer layers under vacuum. More specifically, the present invention is the use of "standard" polymer layer-making equipment that is generally used in an atmospheric environment in a vacuum, and degassing the monomer material prior to injection into t ...


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Peter M Martin, Wendy D Bennett, Dean W Matson, Donald C Stewart, Monte K Drost, Robert S Wegeng, Joseph M Perez, Xiangdong Feng, Jun Liu: Microchannel laminated mass exchanger and method of making. Battelle Memorial Institute, Paul W Zimmerman, October 10, 2000: US06129973 (83 worldwide citation)

The present invention is a microchannel mass exchanger having a first plurality of inner thin sheets and a second plurality of outer thin sheets. The inner thin sheets each have a solid margin around a circumference, the solid margin defining a slot through the inner thin sheet thickness. The outer ...


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Paul J Bruinsma, Suresh Baskaran, Jagannadha R Bontha, Jun Liu: Mesoporous-silica films, fibers, and powders by evaporation. Battelle Memorial Institute, Paul W Zimmerman, July 13, 1999: US05922299 (74 worldwide citation)

This invention pertains to surfactant-templated nanometer-scale porosity of a silica precursor solution and forming a mesoporous material by first forming the silica precursor solution into a preform having a high surface area to volume ratio, then rapid drying or evaporating a solvent from the sili ...



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