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The Newest Getter Technologies: Materials, Processes, Equipment

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The efficiency of sorption purification of gases, as measured by an improvement in product quality and/or lowering of its cost, can be significantly increased via simple solutions: the substitution of current getter technology with reactive getters; and stimulation of the material in the sorption process using mechanochemical methods instead of heating or cooling. These ideas were embodied by the authors in new sorption apparatuses and devices such as mechanochemical sorption apparatuses for production of ultra pure gases, improved gas purifiers with reactive sorbent for production of pure and high purity gases and, finally, fluidized bed columns for mass production of pure and high purity gases.

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Chuntonov, K. , Setina, J. and Douglass, G. (2015) The Newest Getter Technologies: Materials, Processes, Equipment. Journal of Materials Science and Chemical Engineering, 3, 57-67. doi: 10.4236/msce.2015.39008.

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