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Actively cooled vapor preconcentrator

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An analyte collection system device includes an active area that includes a plurality of perforations extending therethrough. The plurality of perforations are arranged to permit passage of an analyte fluid flow through the microscale plate. A heating element is provided for heating the active area, and a thermal distribution layer is disposed over at least a portion of the active area. For cooling the active area at or below an ambient temperature, an active cooler is provided.

Inventors: 
Martin, Michael; Walsh, Kevin; Aebersold, Julia; Mcgill, Andrew R.; Stepnowski, Stanley V.
Patent Number: 
Technical domain: 
Biotechnology and Healthcare
FIle Date: 
2009-03-18
Grant Date: 
2013-05-28
Grant time: 
1,532 days
Grant time percentile rank: 
28
Claim count percentile rank: 
6
Citations percentile rank: 
6
'Cited by' percentile rank: 
1
Assignee: 
US NAVY