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Yufei Gao, Jun Liu: Carbon nanotubes on a substrate. Battelle Memorial Institute, Stephen R May, March 26, 2002: US06361861 (184 worldwide citation)

The present invention includes carbon nanotubes whose hollow cores are 100% filled with conductive filler. The carbon nanotubes are in uniform arrays on a conductive substrate and are well-aligned and can be densely packed. The uniformity of the carbon nanotube arrays is indicated by the uniform len ...


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Richard D Smith, Scott A Shaffer: Method and apparatus for directing ions and other charged particles generated at near atmospheric pressures into a region under vacuum. Battelle Memorial Institute, Stephen R May, August 22, 2000: US06107628 (183 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for focusing dispersed charged particles. More specifically, a series of elements within a region maintained at a pressure between 10.sup.-1 millibar and 1 bar, each having successively larger apertures forming an ion funnel, wherein RF voltages are applied to the elements so ...


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Anna Lee Y Tonkovich, Yong Wang, Sean P Fitzgerald, Jennifer L Marco, Gary L Roberts, David P Vanderwiel, Robert S Wegeng: Chemical reactor and method for gas phase reactant catalytic reactions. Battelle Memorial Institute, Stephen R May, Frank S Rosenberg, December 3, 2002: US06488838 (107 worldwide citation)

The present invention is a chemical reactor and method for catalytic chemical reactions having gas phase reactants. The chemical reactor has reactor microchannels for flow of at least one reactant and at least one product, and a catalyst material wherein the at least one reactant contacts the cataly ...


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Anna Lee Y Tonkovich, Yong Wang, Robert S Wegeng, Yufei Gao: Method and apparatus for obtaining enhanced production rate of thermal chemical reactions. Battelle Memorial Institute, Frank Rosenberg, Stephen R May, September 9, 2003: US06616909 (89 worldwide citation)

Reactors and processes are disclosed that can utilize high heat fluxes to obtain fast, steady-state reaction rates. Porous catalysts used in conjunction with microchannel reactors to obtain high rates of heat transfer are also disclosed. Reactors and processes that utilize short contact times, high ...


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Richard D Smith, Taeman Kim, Keqi Tang, Harold R Udseth: Ionization source utilizing a jet disturber in combination with an ion funnel and method of operation. Battelle Memorial Institute, Stephen R May, Douglas E McKinley Jr, June 24, 2003: US06583408 (68 worldwide citation)

A jet disturber used in combination with an ion funnel to focus ions and other charged particles generated at or near atmospheric pressure into a relatively low pressure region, which allows increased conductance of the ions and other charged particles. The jet disturber is positioned within an ion ...


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Anna Lee Y Tonkovich, Yong Wang, Sean P Fitzgerald, Jennifer L Marco, Gary L Roberts, David P VanderWiel, Robert S Wegeng: Method for gas phase reactant catalytic reactions. Battelle Memorial Institute, Stephen R May, Frank S Rosenberg, January 20, 2004: US06680044 (63 worldwide citation)

The present invention provides chemical reactors and reaction chambers and methods for conducting catalytic chemical reactions having gas phase reactants. In preferred embodiments, these reaction chambers and methods include at least one porous catalyst material that has pore sizes large enough to p ...


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Darrell P Chandler, Gerald J Posakony, Leonard J Bond, Cynthia J Bruckner Lea: Apparatus and method for ultrasonic treatment of a liquid. Battelle Memorial Institute, Stephen R May, January 14, 2003: US06506584 (59 worldwide citation)

The present invention is an apparatus and method for ultrasonically treating a liquid to generate a product. The apparatus is capable of treating a continuously-flowing, or intermittently-flowing, liquid along a line segment coincident with the flow path of the liquid. The apparatus has one or more ...


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Yong Wang, David P Vanderwiel, Anna Lee Y Tonkovich, Yufei Gao, Eddie G Baker: Catalyst structure and method of fischer-tropsch synthesis. Battelle Memorial Institute, Stephen R May, Frank S Rosenberg, December 10, 2002: US06491880 (52 worldwide citation)

The present invention includes Fischer-Tropsch catalysts, reactions using Fischer-Tropsch catalysts, methods of making Fischer-Tropsch catalysts, processes of hydrogenating carbon monoxide, and fuels made using these processes. The invention provides the ability to hydrogenate carbon monoxide with l ...


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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, Stephen R May, Frank S Rosenberg, March 18, 2003: US06533840 (52 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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