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9039899 Osmotic separation systems and methods  
Separation processes using osmotically driven membrane systems are disclosed generally involving the extraction of solvent from a first solution to concentrate solute by using a second...
9028697 Methods and apparatus for controlling moisture in plant oils and liquid biofuels  
The moisture absorption capacity of biofuels can be more or less 10 times that of fossil diesel oil, causing biofuels to form acids that induce metal corrosion and form deposits in the fuel tank...
9023210 Method and apparatus for osmotic power generation  
An osmotic power generation system and method for generating osmotic power includes a membrane chamber having a semi-permeable membrane therein defining a first portion and a second portion...
8980094 Method for filling and rinsing a set of blood lines  
A method for the filling and flushing of a blood tube set including a pump segment for a blood pump, an arterial line connected to an inlet of a dialyser, a venous line connected to an outlet of a...
8920654 Thin film composite membranes for forward osmosis, and their preparation methods  
Forward osmosis membranes having a hydrophilic support layer and a polyamide rejection layer in a thin film composite membrane are considered. Preferred support layer materials include aramid...
8889008 Method of conditioning a mixed liquor containing nonionic polysaccharides and/or nonionic organic molecules  
A method of conditioning a membrane biological reactor mixed liquor containing one or more nonionic polysaccharides and/or one or more organic molecules is disclosed.
8889009 Process for purifying low molecular weight hydridosilanes  
The present invention relates to a process for purifying low molecular weight hydridosilane solutions, in which a solution to be purified comprising a) at least one low molecular weight...
8852135 Method and device for monitoring the introduction of substitution fluids upstream of downstream of a dialyzer of filter  
A method is provided for monitoring the introduction of substitution fluids for an extra-corporeal blood processing device with an extra-corporeal blood circuit, comprising an arterial blood line,...
8852523 Ordered open-cellular materials for mass transfer and/or phase separation applications  
A mass transfer system including a housing and a three-dimensional ordered open-cellular micro-truss material within the housing for a mass transfer application. Here, the three-dimensional...
8801934 Osmotically-assisted desalination method and system  
Systems and methods for osmotically assisted desalination include using a pressurized concentrate from a pressure desalination process to pressurize a feed to the desalination process. The...
8790515 Reduction of backwash liquid waste  
A method of filtering solids from a liquid suspension comprising providing a pressure differential across the walls of permeable, hollow membranes (5) immersed in the liquid suspension contained...
8758706 Device for receiving, treating, and storing small volume samples  
A device is provided by means of which biomolecules in samples in a volume range from <1 μl to 500 μl can be received, treated and stored in a quick, reproducible and loss-free manner as easily,...
8758626 Water purification cartridge using zirconium ion-exchange sorbents  
A cartridge having at least one layer containing sodium zirconium phosphate and at least one layer containing a combination of acid zirconium phosphate and alkaline hydrous zirconium oxide is...
8753514 Osmotic desalination process  
An energy efficient desalination process that does not produce waste products involves the extraction of water from a first solution, such as seawater, by using a second concentrated solution to...
8685250 System and method for using carbon dioxide sequestered from seawater in the remineralization of process water  
Disclosed is an improved method for remineralizing desalinated water. The desalination system includes, but is not limited to, a conventional reverse osmosis membrane system, forward osmosis...
8679344 Process for solvent shifting a nanoparticle dispersion  
A process for replacing the continuous phase of a nanoparticle dispersion with a less polar phase, includes filtering the dispersion through a semi-permeable membrane filter to remove the...
8652333 Solvent removal  
A process for removing a solvent from a source solution, said process comprising a) contacting the source solution with one side of a selectively permeable membrane, b) contacting a draw solution...
8617396 Non-dispersive process for insoluble oil recovery from aqueous slurries  
The development and application of a novel non-polar oil recovery process utilizing a non-dispersive solvent extraction method to coalesce and recover oil from a bio-cellular aqueous slurry is...
8535536 Cross-flow split-thin-flow cell  
A split thin-flow separations device can include a fluid channel having an inlet zone, an outlet zone, and a transport region between the inlet zone and outlet zone. The inlet zone includes a...
8529766 Water purifier and water purification method  
To provide a water purifier, containing: a diluting unit configured to bring targeted water for purification into contact with an aqueous solution containing a volatile solute and a polymer via a...
8496831 Dehydration processes using membranes with hydrophobic coating  
Processes for removing water from organic compounds, especially polar compounds such as alcohols. The processes include a membrane-based dehydration step, using a membrane that has a dioxole-based...
8496834 Process for fractionating a mixture of polyisocyanates  
Method of fractionating a mixture of polyisocyanates in the liquid phase, optionally in the presence of a suitable solvent or mixture of two or more solvents, by means of a selectively permeable...
8491792 Non-dispersive process for insoluble oil recovery from aqueous slurries  
The development and application of a novel non-polar oil recovery process utilizing a non-dispersive solvent extraction method to coalesce and recover oil from a lysed or non-lysed Yeast slurry...
8486267 Non-dispersive process for insoluble oil recovery from aqueous slurries  
The development and application of a novel non-polar oil recovery process utilizing a non-dispersive solvent extraction method to coalesce and recover oil from a bio-cellular aqueous slurry is...
8480899 Means for removing protein-bound substances  
The present invention relates to a means of dialysis for removing protein-bound substances from a biological fluid, especially blood or blood plasma, which contains at least one means for...
8470180 Systems and methods of microfluidic membraneless exchange using filtration of extraction outlet streams  
A device, system and method for exchanging components between first and second fluids by direct contact in a microfluidic channel. The fluids flow as thin layers in the channel. One of the fluids...
8449774 Separation process  
A process for separating dissolved components from a solution, said process comprising a) introducing a first solution into a solar pond and irradiating the solution with solar energy, such that...
8414766 Serviceable oil filter device  
A serviceable device for filtering lubricating oil includes an inlet and an outlet, a first filtering element and an absorption filtering element. The absorption filtering element is configured to...
8409444 Acid zirconium phosphate and alkaline hydrous zirconium oxide materials for sorbent dialysis  
A combination of acid zirconium phosphate and alkaline hydrous zirconium oxide are utilized as ion-exchange materials, for example, in sorbent dialysis. The combination provides for dialysate...
8398860 Method of purifying a surfactant by ultrafiltration  
A method of purifying a surfactant for use in a pharmaceutical formulation, which comprises mixing the surfactant with a solvent and bringing said mixture into contact with a semi-permeable...
8288116 Methods and compositions for isolating metastatic cancer cells, and use in measuring metastatic potential of a cancer thereof  
The present invention relates to novel methods and compositions for detection and isolation of cancer cells with metastatic potential. The invention further relates to assays for measuring the...
8262927 Process for workup of glycol-containing aircraft deicers  
The invention provides a process for working up glycol-containing aircraft deicers, by (1) removing the suspended impurities from the used aircraft deicer, (2) treating the product thus obtained...
8257593 Systems and methods of microfluidic membraneless exchange using filtration of extraction outlet streams  
A device, system and method for exchanging components between first and second fluids by direct contact in a microfluidic channel. The fluids flow as thin layers in the channel. One of the fluids...
8246791 Multi-stage column distillation (MSCD) method for osmotic solute recovery  
A method and apparatus for separating draw solution solutes and product solvent from a draw solution using a plurality of distillation columns is disclosed. In one embodiment, the draw solution is...
8221629 Solvent removal process  
A process for removing a solvent from a first solution, said process comprising positioning a selective membrane between the first solution and a second solution having a higher osmotic potential...
8216474 Systems and methods for purification of liquids  
The present disclosure provides methods and systems for purifying liquids. In a particular implementation, the system includes a forward-osmosis unit for diluting a water source for a downstream...
8206591 Method of removing protein-bound deleterious substances during extracorporeal renal replacement treatment  
The invention is directed to a method of removing a deleterious substance bound to a protein in blood of a patient by introducing a displacer substance into the blood under conditions in which the...
8187464 Apparatus and process for desalination of brackish water using pressure retarded osmosis  
Water from underground and other sources is brackish and not suitable for human consumption. Naturally present dissolved chemicals in water make it brackish. The precipitants and dissolved...
8142660 Filtrate monitoring device, and filtrate monitoring system  
A filtrate monitoring device and a filtrate monitoring system, which can monitor a membrane-type water filtrating/purifying system at all times and which can flexibly adjust themselves to the...
8128825 Method and system for production of biofuels using a fiber conduit reactor  
A fiber reaction process whereby reactive components contained in immiscible streams are brought into contact to effect chemical reactions and separations. The conduit reactor utilized contains...
8123946 Method and apparatus for removing metal sulphide particles from a liquid stream  
The invention provides a method for removal of metal sulphide particles from a liquid stream comprising a solvent and metal sulphide particles, using a filter system comprising at least one...
8110111 Membrane contactor assisted extraction/reaction process employing ionic liquids  
The present invention relates to a functionalized membrane contactor extraction/reaction system and method for extracting target species from multi-phase solutions utilizing ionic liquids. One...
8097162 Systems and methods of microfluidic membraneless exchange using filtration of extraction outlet streams  
A device, system and method for exchanging components between first and second fluids by direct contact in a microfluidic channel. The fluids flow as thin layers in the channel. One of the fluids...
8097153 Systems and methods of microfluidic membraneless exchange using filtration of extraction outlet streams  
A device, system and method for exchanging components between first and second fluids by direct contact in a microfluidic channel. The fluids flow as thin layers in the channel. One of the fluids...
8092684 Systems and methods of microfluidic membraneless exchange using filtration of extraction outlet streams  
A device, system and method for exchanging components between first and second fluids by direct contact in a microfluidic channel. The fluids flow as thin layers in the channel. One of the fluids...
8070952 Apparatus and method for the treatment of blood  
The invention relates to an apparatus and method for simultaneous extrarenal blood purification therapy and respiration support therapy. The apparatus includes a CO2 removing means having a first...
8057678 Maintenance of metallization baths  
A method for the regeneration of an electrolyte bath used for an electroless metallization process. A partial flow of electrolyte is removed from the process vessel and regenerated by dialysis or...
8038883 Process to prepare salt  
The present invention relates to a process to prepare salt comprising the following steps: (i) preparing an aqueous salt solution containing at least 100 g/l of sodium chloride and at least 0.01...
8038884 Process to prepare chlorine-containing compounds  
The present invention relates to process to prepare a chlorine-containing compound using an aqueous salt solution containing at least 100 g/l of sodium chloride and a contaminating amount of...
8021554 Method and apparatus for liquid-liquid extraction  
A Liquid-Liquid Extraction apparatus for extracting at least one species from a donor liquid solution (6) into at least one recipient liquid (8) is disclosed The apparatus comprises one or more...

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