microreactor


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microreactor

[¦mī·krō·rē′ak·tər]
(chemical engineering)
A microsystem for chemical and biochemical reactions, including separation, fluid handling, and unit operations of chemical engineering, as well as analytical systems. Its small reaction volumes and high heat and mass transfer rates allow for precise adjustment of process conditions, short response times, and defined residence times, resulting in greater process control and higher yields and selectivity.
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Project 2 deals with the formation of nanocatalyst system which comprised of catalyst support and catalyst that uses a microreactor for urea formation.
and 48 cm long quartz tube fixed-bed continuous-flow microreactor (Thermcraft incorporated) using 0.
Synthesis of nickel nanoparticles by aqueous reduction in continuous flow microreactor.
Diffuse reflectance infrared spectroscopy study of pure DSP was carried out in HVC microreactor, attached to DRIFT accessory (Praying Mantis) of VERTEX 70 spectrometer, in air atmosphere.
Computerized microreactor and video microscopy system for coal pyrolysis study.
Production of hydrogen--rich gases from steam reforming of methane in an automatic catalytic microreactor, International Journal of Hydrogen Energy 28: 645-959.
The work is based on the use of a "continuous flow" microreactor to produce nanoparticle inks that make solar cells by printing.
In 57 chapters, an international group of synthetic chemists and pharmaceutical and natural product researchers first covers general principles and methodologies, nomenclature, and strategies of stereoselective synthesis, including chiral auxiliaries, solid-phase organic synthesis, asymmetric phase-transfer catalysis, microwave-assisted stereoselective synthesis, and the application of microreactor methodology for organic synthesis, then stereoselective synthesis by type of bond formation and methods of analysis and chiral separation.
This result is due to the careful design of the heating and cooling system (based on a commercial, microfabricated thermoelectric cooler, Micropelt) and to the small microreactor thermal mass obtained thanks to the trenches which separate it from the rest of the chip.
He described it as a microreactor with a special design that keeps it thermally insulated from the rest of the chip.
Las mismas se llevaron a cabo en un microreactor sumergido en un bano termostatizado a 80[grados]C, equipado con un condensador a reflujo y agitacion magnetica durante 2 h.
FTS performances were tested in a fixed-bed microreactor at 2300C and atmospheric pressure.