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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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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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M Kevin Drost: Heat transfer and electric-power-generating component containing a thermoelectric device. Battelle Memorial Institute, Stephen R May, November 6, 2001: US06313393 (46 worldwide citation)

A heat transfer and electric-power-generating component is disclosed that utilizes microstructural architecture for enhanced heat transfer. The component includes a heat source, a microstructural heat sink; and a thermoelectric device disposed between the heat source and the microstructural heat sin ...


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Robert S Wegeng, Scot D Rassat, Victoria S Stenkamp, Ward E TeGrotenhuis, Dean W Matson, M Kevin Drost, Vilayanur V Viswanathan: Method for thermal swing adsorption and thermally-enhanced pressure swing adsorption. Battelle Memorial Institute, Frank Rosenberg, Stephen R May, October 7, 2003: US06630012 (39 worldwide citation)

The present invention provides compact adsorption systems that are capable of rapid temperature swings and rapid cycling. Novel methods of thermal swing adsorption and thermally-enhanced pressure swing adsorption are also described. In some aspects of the invention, a gas is passed through the adsor ...


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James A Zess, M Kevin Drost, Charles J Call: Method and apparatus for desuperheating refrigerant. Battelle Memorial Institute, Paul W Zimmerman, November 25, 1997: US05689966 (36 worldwide citation)

The present invention is an apparatus and method for de-superheating a primary refrigerant leaving a compressor wherein a secondary refrigerant is used between the primary refrigerant to be de-superheated. Reject heat is advantageously used for heat reclaim.


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M Kevin Drost: Central solar energy receiver. The United States of America represented by the United States Department of Energy, Robert Southworth III, Richard E Constant, Richard G Besha, July 26, 1983: US04394859 (33 worldwide citation)

An improved tower-mounted central solar energy receiver for heating air drawn through the receiver by an induced draft fan. A number of vertically oriented, energy absorbing, fin-shaped slats are radially arranged in a number of concentric cylindrical arrays on top of the tower coaxially surrounding ...


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Robert S Wegeng, Scot D Rassat, Victoria S Stenkamp, Ward E TeGrotenhuis, Dean W Matson, M Kevin Drost, Vilayanur V Viswanathan: Apparatus for thermal swing adsorption and thermally-enhanced pressure swing adsorption. Battelle Memorial Institute, Frank Rosenberg, Todd J Harrington, December 13, 2005: US06974496 (29 worldwide citation)

The present invention provides compact adsorption systems that are capable of rapid temperature swings and rapid cycling. Novel methods of thermal swing adsorption and thermally-enhanced pressure swing adsorption are also described. In some aspects of the invention, a gas is passed through the adsor ...


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Robert S Wegeng, Scot D Rassat, Victoria S Stenkamp, Ward E TeGrotenhuis, Dean W Matson, M Kevin Drost, Vilayanur V Viswanathan: Method and apparatus for thermal swing adsorption and thermally-enhanced pressure swing adsorption. Frank Rosenberg, April 15, 2004: US20040069144-A1

The present invention provides compact adsorption systems that are capable of rapid temperature swings and rapid cycling. Novel methods of thermal swing adsorption and thermally-enhanced pressure swing adsorption are also described. In some aspects of the invention, a gas is passed through the adsor ...


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Robert S Wegeng, Scot D Rassat, Victoria S Stenkamp, Ward E TeGrotenhuis, Dean W Matson, M Kevin Drost, Vilayanur V Viswanathan: Method and apparatus for thermal swing adsorption and thermally-enhanced pressure swing adsorption. Frank S Rosenberg, January 23, 2003: US20030015093-A1

The present invention provides compact adsorption systems that are capable of rapid temperature swings and rapid cycling. Novel methods of thermal swing adsorption and thermally-enhanced pressure swing adsorption are also described. In some aspects of the invention, a gas is passed through the adsor ...


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M Kevin Drost, Goran Jovanovic, Richard Todd Miller, James R Curtis, Bruce W Johnson, Alana Warner Tuhy, Eric K Anderson, Julie S Wrazel: Microfluidic devices. State of Oregon Acting By and Through the State Board of Higher Education on Behalf of Oregon, State University and Home Dialysis Plus, Klarquist Sparkman, December 30, 2010: US20100326914-A1

The present disclosure concerns embodiments of a microfluidic transfer device. The device mitigates risk of cross contamination between working fluids and is amenable to high-volume, low-cost manufacturing techniques. The device may be configured for mass transfer, heat transfer, or both. For instan ...



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