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Automated mobility-classified-aerosol detector

Russell, Lynn M. and Flagan, Richard C. and Zhang, Shou-Hua (2001) Automated mobility-classified-aerosol detector. Patent number: US6263744B1.

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An aerosol detection system for measuring particle number distribution with respect to particle dimension in an aerosol sample. The system includes an alternating dual-bag sampler, a radially classified differential mobility analyzer, and a condensation nucleus counter. Pressure variations in sampling are compensated by feedback control of volumetric flow rates using a plurality of flow control elements.

Item Type:Patent
Related Patents:US5922976 (A)
Patent Classification:Current U.S. Class: 73/865.5; 356/335; 356/37 ; Current CPC Class: G01N 15/02 (20130101); G01N 15/065 (20130101); G01N 2015/0046 (20130101); G01N 2001/244 (20130101); G01N 2001/2223 (20130101) ; Current International Class: G01N 15/02 (20060101); G01N 15/06 (20060101); G01N 1/22 (20060101); G01N 15/00 (20060101); G01N 1/24 (20060101); G01N 015/02 ()
Patent Assignee:California Institute of Technology
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URLURL TypeDescription Patents site Patent Office (European Patent Office)
Russell, Lynn M.0000-0002-6108-2375
Flagan, Richard C.0000-0001-5690-770X
Additional Information:Publication number US 6,263,744. Publication type Grant. Publication date July 24, 2001. Application number US 09/353,493. Filing date July 13, 1999. Priority date October 12, 1995. Parent Case Text: This application is a divisional of the U.S. application Ser. No. 08/730,037, filed Oct. 11, 1996, now U.S. Pat. No. 5,922,976 which claims the benefit of U.S. Provisional Application No. 60/005,098, filed on Oct. 12, 1995. Origin of the Invention: The U.S. Government has certain rights in this invention pursuant to Grant Nos. NOOO 14-93-1-0872 and NOOO 14-94-1-0663 awarded by the U.S. Navy.
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Office of Naval Research (ONR)N00014-93-1-0872
Office of Naval Research (ONR)N00014-94-1-0663
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