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microreactor

A device that hosts a nanoscale reaction in which reactants meet substrates in the narrowest (capillary) scale.

Pros
Increased efficiency, reaction speed and yield; safety, reliability, scalability, on-site/on-demand production, improved process control.
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These systems are often very small, that is, down to microreactor scales of a few milliliters.
Luo, "Determination of kinetic parameters of dehydrochlorination of dichloropropanol in a microreactor," Chemical Engineering Journal, vol.
Li et al., "Continuous-flow biosynthesis of silver nanoparticles by lixivium of sundried cinnamomum camphora leaf in tubular microreactors," Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research, vol.
12), capillary electrophoresis, immunoassays and microreactors (ref.
Upon mixture, the minuscule droplets act as microreactors and limit the size of the growing particle.
It discusses types of porous membrane reactors, including ceramic, silica, carbon, zeolite, and dense metallic reactors like Pd or Pd-alloy, oxygen ion-conducting, fluid bed, microreactors, and proton-conducting ceramics, and for each, the membrane transport principles, fabrication, configuration and operation, and current and potential applications, as well as issues and obstacles to each membrane reaction process.
They are chemically sensitized bead microreactors within the lab-on- a-chip system and were applied for measurement of CRP and other biomarkers of inflammation in saliva.
To avoid diversity over-estimation, alternative enrichment methods based on highly parallelized microreactors (Leung et al., 2012) or PCR-free hybridization methods capturing a large taxonomic spectrum (Mason et al., 2011) are being developed and should be more widely used in HTS eDNA studies.
Pileni, "Synthesis of copper metallic clusters using reverse micelles as microreactors" Journal of the American Chemical Society, vol.
These droplets would serve as microreactors and yield one spherical particle per droplet.
The possibility that microreactors could enable the use of metastable catalysts in a technically feasible manner is a more than sufficient justification for the study of such systems.