Ultrasonic Continuous Flow Plasmapheresis Separator
Original Publication Date: 1982-Jun-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Feb-09
This article relates generally to the separation of a material suspended in a fluid from the fluid and more specifically to the separation of emulsions in which the total volume of the dispersed phase is a small fraction of the total fluid volume. Still more specifically, it relates to the separation of certain particulate suspensions, for example, dilute (less than 1 percent hematocrit) blood. Separation of the character described may be carried out using ultrasonic transducers and a chamber having a special configuration.