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Aerosol inlet flow modulator

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A flow modulator to control the flow of an aerosol to an aerosol detection and/or monitoring system and other aerosol flow systems includes a chamber having an inlet and an outlet, a diverging section of the chamber beneath the inlet that has a flow divider at the center to divide the aerosol into fractions, a recirculation section in which the divided aerosol fractions are recombined, and a converging section that channels the recombined aerosol fractions to the outlet of the chamber.

Inventors: 
Wise, Daniel G.; Hyttinen, Lawrence J.
Patent Number: 
Technical domain: 
Sensors and Measurement
FIle Date: 
2006-04-11
Grant Date: 
2011-08-16
Grant time: 
1,953 days
Grant time percentile rank: 
36
Claim count percentile rank: 
3
Citations percentile rank: 
1
'Cited by' percentile rank: 
1
Assignee: 
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA