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Micro Process Technology, 2. Processing

  1. Volker Hessel,
  2. Timothy Noël

Published Online: 15 OCT 2012

DOI: 10.1002/14356007.b16_b37.pub2

Ullmann's Encyclopedia of Industrial Chemistry

Ullmann's Encyclopedia of Industrial Chemistry

How to Cite

Hessel, V. and Noël, T. 2012. Micro Process Technology, 2. Processing. Ullmann's Encyclopedia of Industrial Chemistry. .

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  1. Eindhoven University of Technology, Eindhoven, The Netherlands

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 15 OCT 2012


The article contains sections titled:

1.Reaction Engineering Potential–Transport Intensification
2.Reaction Engineering Potential—Chemical Intensification (Novel Process Windows)
2.1.Chemical Applicability
2.2.Chemical Intensification through Harsh Conditions: Novel Process Windows
2.3.Chemical Intensification through Highly Reactive Intermediates: Flash Chemistry
3.Process-Design Intensification (Novel Process Windows)
4.1.Mixing Principles
4.2.Active and Passive Micromixers
4.3.Diffusion-Based Micromixers
4.3.1.Y- and T-Type Lamination Mixing
4.3.2.Hydrodynamic and Geometric Focusing for Lamellae Flows
4.3.3.Multilaminating Mixing
4.3.4.Cyclone Mixing
4.4.Split-and-Recombine Micromixers
4.4.1.Recycle-Flow Coanda-Effect Micromixer
4.4.2.Barrier-Embedded Micromixer
4.4.3.Caterpillar Micromixer
4.5.Chaotic Advection Micromixers
4.5.1.Herringbone Groove Micromixer
4.5.2.Bended Micromixer
4.6.Turbulent Micromixers—Jet Mixing
4.7.Design and Fabrication of Micromixers
4.7.3.Micromixer Design Development and Related New Microfluidic Principles
4.8.Mixing Characterization
4.8.1.Analytical Techniques
4.8.2.Hydrodynamics and Mixing
4.8.3.Residence Time Distribution
4.9.Applications of Micromixer Technologies
4.9.2.Organic and Bioorganic Reactions
4.9.3.Particle Generation
4.9.4.Droplet Generation, Encapsulation, and Polymer Particle Production
4.9.5.Scale-out and Fluid Distribution
5.Micro Heat Exchangers
5.1.Heat Exchange Fundamentals
5.2.Classification of Micro Heat Exchangers
5.2.1.Cross-Flow Heat Exchanger
5.2.2.Counterflow Heat Exchanger
5.2.3.Electrically Powered Heat Exchangers
5.2.4.Microwave Heat Exchanger
5.2.5.Heat-Pipe Heat Exchanger
5.3.Heat-Transfer Characterization and Enhancement
5.4.Fouling of Micro Heat Exchangers
5.5.Scale-out of Micro Heat Exchangers
7.Flow Separation
7.1.State of the Art in Flow Separation
7.2.Micro Extractors
7.3.Micro Distillators/Rectificators
7.4.Micro Chromatography Devices
7.5.Micro Membrane Devices
7.6.Integrated Reaction–Separation Devices