microreactor

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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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Sullivan, "Methane steam reforming in a novel ceramic microchannel reactor," International Journal of Hydrogen Energy, vol.
• Development of larger microchannel reactors with capacities in the range 350 - 1000 bpd
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