TechConnect Innovation Program

Miniature Medical Oxygen Concentrator

Lehigh University, Pennsylvania, United States

TECHNOLOGY SUMMARY

A proprietary novel rapid pressure swing adsorption (RPSA) concept based medical oxygen concentrator (MOC) design using a single adsorber enclosed inside a product storage tank was developed. The adsorbent inventory and power requirements were, respectively, ~ 50 % and ~ 10 % less than those of a typical commercial unit.

Primary Application Area: Medical Devices

Technology Development Status: Concept

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SHOWCASE SUMMARY

Organization Type: Academic/Gov Lab

Showcase Booth #: 816

Website: www.che.lehigh.edu/blog/2007/01/mayuresh_kothare.html

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