Microreaction Technology: Industrial Prospects: IMRET 3: Proceedings of the Third International Conference on Microreaction Technology


Miniaturization has cost and time-saving advantages for numerous applications in chemistry, pharmacy, medicine and biotechnology. Additionally, microreaction technology offers new solutions for the automobile industry and environmental technology, e.g. fuel cells, or mobile sensor systems for on-the-spot analysis. Therefore, the 3rd International Conference on Microreaction Technology - IMRET 3 is an important forum for creating awareness of the wide variety of the new trends in...

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Miniaturization has cost and time-saving advantages for numerous applications in chemistry, pharmacy, medicine and biotechnology. Additionally, microreaction technology offers new solutions for the automobile industry and environmental technology, e.g. fuel cells, or mobile sensor systems for on-the-spot analysis. Therefore, the 3rd International Conference on Microreaction Technology - IMRET 3 is an important forum for creating awareness of the wide variety of the new trends in this up-and-coming discipline.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9783642641046
  • Publisher: Springer Berlin Heidelberg
  • Publication date: 7/31/2012
  • Edition description: Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 2000
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 693
  • Product dimensions: 6.14 (w) x 9.21 (h) x 1.44 (d)

Table of Contents

1 Opening Lectures.- Process Intensification Through Miniaturization of Chemical and Thermal Systems in the 21st Century.- Implementation of Microreaction Technology in Process Engineering.- 2 Design and Production of Microreactor Systems.- Lecture Session.- Fabrication and Application of Silicon-based Microchannels.- Macroporous and Mesoporous Silicon: New Materials for Microfluidic and Microreaction Devices.- The Effect of Shape Variation in Microlamination on the Performance of High-Aspect-Ratio, Metal Microchannel Arrays.- Fabrication of MicroChannel Chemical Reactors Using a Metal Lamination Process.- Poster Session.- Microreactor Technology for Biological Applications.- Laserprocessing for Manufacturing Microfluidic Devices.- Functional Coatings for Microstructure Reactors and Heat Exchangers.- Polymer Nanowell Plates with Variable Well Slope Angles.- Micro Molding of Fluidic Devices for Biochemical Applications.- 3 Microreactors in Combinatorial Chemistry.- Lecture Session.- Combinatorial Organic Compound Libraries on Continuous Surfaces: Towards Chemical Chips.- 4 Microreactors in Production Processes.- Lecture Session.- Electrochemical Microreactors: A New Approach for Microreaction Technology.- High Temperature HCN Generation in an Integrated Microreaction System...- Micro Mixing Effects in Continuous Radical Polymerization.- Novel Liquid Phase Microreactors for Safe Production of Hazardous Specialty Chemicals.- Experiences with the Use of Microreactors in Organic Synthesis.- A Microstructured Reactor for the Catalytic Partial Oxidation of Methane to Syngas.- Expansion of Microreactor Capabilities through Improved Thermal Management and Catalyst Deposition.- Synthesis of Ethylene Oxide in a Microreaction System.- Selective Reactions in MicroChannel Reactors.- Periodic Operation in MicroChannel Reactors.- Poster Session.- Micro-Reactor Synthesis: Synthesis of Cyanobiphenyls Using a Modified Suzuki Coupling of an Aryl Halide and Aryl Boronic Acid.- Optimization of Reaction-Separation Networks via Mass Integration on the—-Scale.- Modelling of Gas-Liquid Catalytic Reactions in Microchannels.- Simultaneous Screening of Catalysts in Microchannels: Methodology and Experimental Setup.- Palladium Membrane Microreactors.- A Micro Packed-Bed Reactor for Chemical Synthesis.- Parallel Synthesis and Testing of Heterogeneous Catalysts.- Single Flow Electrochemical Microreactor Application to Furan Methoxylation.- 5 Microfluidics.- Lecture Session.- Microfluidic Devices for Sample Preparation (Liquid) in the Nanoliter Range.- Liquid Handling in the Pico- and Nanoliter Range.- Flow-Through Microdispenser for Liquid Handling in a Levitated-Droplet Based Analyzing System.- Simulation of Microscale Chemical Separation Processes Using the Lattice-Boltzmann Method.- Modelling of Complex Reaction-Separation Processes in a D.C. Electric Field in Microchannels.- Poster Session.- Microporous Silica Structures for the Immobilisation of Catalysts and Enhancement of Electroosmotic Flow (EOF) in Micro-Reactors.- A New Hydraulic Stroke Amplifier for Microfluidic Components.- 6 Microreactors for Energy Generation and Storage.- Lecture Session.- Microchannel Chemical Reactors for Fuel Processing Applications. II. Compact Fuel Vaporization.- Microstructured Catalysts for Methanol-Steam Reforming.- Fuel Cells for Low Power Applications.- Poster Session.- Recent Developments in Microtechnology-Based Chemical Heat Pumps.- Miniaturised Direct Methanol Fuel Cell with a Plasma Polymerised Electrolyte Membrane.- 7 Application of Microreactors in Drug Development and Biotechnology.- Lecture Session.- Rapid PCR in Flow-Through Si Chip Thermocyclers.- Disposable Electrophoresis Chip for High Throughput Analysis of Biomolecules.- A Micromachined Analysis System for Rapid Protein Identification.- Simulation of Biochemical Reaction Kinetics in Microfluidic Systems.- Microfluidic Devices on Polymer Substrates for Bioanalytical Applications.- Poster Session.- Transfer of Plasmid DNA into Cells with Microelectroporation Arrays on a Chip.- On-line Monitoring of Enzyme Activities Using Microreactor Heat Power Meters.- Isothermal Biochemical Amplification in Miniaturized Reactors with Integrated Microvalves.- Microfluidic Filtration Chip for DNA Extraction and Concentration.- 8 Commercialization of Microreaction Technology.- Lecture Session.- The Commercial Use of Multilayer Microcapsules for Biotechnological Applications.- 9 Microreaction Devices.- Lecture Session.- A Capillary Force Filled Auto-Mixing Device.- Fast Heating and Cooling for High Temperature Chemical Microreactors.- Gas/Liquid Microreactors for Direct Fluorination of Aromatic Compounds Using Elemental Fluorine.- Solvent Extraction and Gas Absorption Using MicroChannel Contactors.- Poster Session.- Polymer Membranes for Product Enrichment in Microreaction Technology.- Compact Heat Exchangers.- Optimizing the Geometry of a Catalytic Enzyme Microreactor in Porous Silicon.- High Aspect Ratio Silicon Micromachined Heat Exchanger.- Comparison of Two Microvalve Designs Fabricated in Mild Steel.- Integrated Microfluidics/Electrochemical Sensor System for Field-Monitoring of Toxic Metals.- Thermoelectrical Measurement System for Chemical Instrumentation.- Electrically Heated Microstructure Heat Exchangers and Reactors.- Analytical Module for In-line IR Spectroscopy of Chemical Reactions in Microchannels.- A Microstructure Reactor for Gas Purification.- A Flexible Multi-Component Microreaction System for Liquid Phase Reactions.- Fast Response Heating Module for Temperature Programmed GC Analysis in Microreaction Systems.- A Silicon-based Microreaction System for Analytical Applications.- Designing and Constructing Microplants.- A Modular Microreactor Design for High-Temperature Catalytic Oxidation Reactions.- Microstructured Reactor for Consecutive Heterogeneous/Homogeneous Gas Phase Reactions.

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