Design of an Airlift Bioreactor GTO_data_deposit_092017_AirLiftBioreactor.xlsx

An important consideration for the process design is cell immobilization-enabled flow-through operation. Large-scale biosorption relies on cells that are immobilized on a supporting substrate and used to 'attract' metal ions. Cell immobilization allows easy separation of the feed solution and REEs that are attached to the cell surface. It also allows continuous operation without the need of energy-intensive centrifugation or filtration. Lightweight, high surface area, low cost (~$200/m3) high-density polyethylene (HDPE) plastic disks are used as cell carriers for biofilm formation. Computer aided drawing of the airlift bioreactor design and process flow diagram. Includes synopsis of the design.

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Citation Date 2017-03-13T00:00:00-06:00

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Name Yongqin Jiao
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Organization Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory

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