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A flow controller for use with a liquid chromatography detector. The flow controller includes a flow channel comprising an inlet portion, a control channel portion in communication with the inlet portion, and an outlet portion in communication with said control channel portion. The control channel portion has a cross-sectional area smaller than a cross-sectional area of a drift tube of the liquid chromatography detector for channeling the flow of droplets through the smaller cross-sectional area. The flow controller is shaped and sized to reduce pressure fluctuations and turbulence in the droplet stream of the liquid chromatography detector.
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WR Grace and Co Conn
University of Missouri System
Xu, Zhi; Bose, Rakesh; and Anderson, James, "Liquid chromatography detector and flow controller therefor" (2013). UMSL Patents. 9.