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Donald L Feke, Thomas L Tolt: Acoustically driven particle separation method and apparatus. Case Western Reserve University, Fay Sharpe Beall Fagan Minnich & McKee, February 4, 1992: US05085783 (89 worldwide citation)

A method for separating particles from a flowing fluid suspension comprises the steps of providing an elongated chamber having closed first and second ends, flowing into the elongated chamber a fluid medium in which particles to be separated are suspended, and propagating an acoustic wave through th ...


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Dennis Hlavinka, Frank Corbin: Particle separation method and apparatus. Cobe Laboratories, Finnegan Henderson Farabow Garrett & Dunner L, June 6, 2000: US06071422 (87 worldwide citation)

An apparatus and method are disclosed for filtering or separating particles. The apparatus has a centrifuge rotor rotatable about an axis of rotation. A fluid chamber rotates with the rotor. A substance is supplied to the inlet of the chamber. A saturated fluidized bed of first particles forms withi ...


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Edwin F Ullman, Vartan E Ghazarossian, Nurith Kurn, Litai Weng: Particle separation method. Syntex, Theodore J Leitereg, June 19, 1990: US04935147 (78 worldwide citation)

A method is disclosed for separating a substance from a liquid medium. The method comprises combining the liquid medium containing the substance with magnetic particles under conditions for non-specific chemical binding of the magnetic particles. Thereafter, the medium is subjected to a magnetic fie ...


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Dennis Hlavinka, Frank Corbin: Particle separation method and apparatus. Cobe Laboratories, Finnegan Henderson Farabow Garrett & Dunner L, August 17, 1999: US05939319 (61 worldwide citation)

An apparatus and method are disclosed for filtering or separating particles. The apparatus has a centrifuge rotor rotatable about an axis of rotation. A fluid chamber rotates with the rotor. A substance is supplied to the inlet of the chamber. A saturated fluidized bed of first particles forms withi ...


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Ullman Edwin F, Kurn Nurith, Ghazarossian Vartan E, Weng Litai: Particle separation method.. Syntex, August 5, 1987: EP0230768-A1 (48 worldwide citation)

A method is disclosed for separating a substance from a liquid medium. The method comprises combining the liquid medium containing the substance with magnetic particles under conditions for non-specific chemical binding of the magnetic particles. Thereafter, the medium is subjected to a magnetic fie ...


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Edwin F Ullman, Vartan E Ghazarossian, Nurith Kurn, Litai Weng: Particle separation method. Behringwerke, Theodore J Leitereg, Janet Kaku, July 16, 1996: US05536644 (34 worldwide citation)

A method is disclosed for separating a substance from a liquid medium. The method comprises combining the liquid medium containing the substance with magnetic particles under conditions for non-specific chemical binding of the magnetic particles. Thereafter, the medium is subjected to a magnetic fie ...


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Craig E Thompson, Walter L Blackmore, Walid M Boulos, Marc Schmittenberg, Yogendra Sheoran: Radial inflow particle separation method and apparatus. Allied Signal, Terry L Miller, James W McFarland, Robert A Walsh, August 13, 1991: US05039317 (28 worldwide citation)

A radial inflow particle separator includes a pair of axially and radially spaced curvilinear walls cooperatively defining a circumferential flow path leading radially inwardly and axially to an engine. Preferably, the particle separator is employed with a turbine engine which is operated at times i ...


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Ronald P Andres: Particle separation method and apparatus. Research Corporation, Darby & Darby, August 18, 1981: US04284418 (18 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for separating molecules or particles of different mass comprises combining the molecules or particles in a carrier gas of lighter molecular weight, accelerating the composite mixture in a supersonic free jet, decelerating the free jet through a light background gas at a contr ...


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William J Haight: Process and apparatus for separating particles by relative density. Mineral Recovery Corporation, Morgan Finnegan Pine Foley & Lee, March 16, 1982: US04319995 (7 worldwide citation)

A particle separation method and apparatus carrying forward the teachings of U.S. Pat. No. 4,148,725 whereby separation of particles by density takes place in a size-classified fluidized bed of particles. Particles are disposed on a supporting surface having a plurality of generally concentric annul ...


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Fujii Yasuhisa, Santo Yasuhiro: Particle separation mechanism, particle separation device, and particle separation method. Konica Minolta Holdings, July 20, 2006: JP2006-187770 (2 worldwide citation)

PROBLEM TO BE SOLVED: To provide a particle separation mechanism which can separate particles in a continuous and efficient manner.SOLUTION: This particle separation mechanism comprises a flow passage through which a solution containing particles 2 can flow, a micropump for allowing a particle-conta ...