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Low-energy disintegration of organic materials using high-voltage

21.05.2013
A key issue for the utilization of organic materials is their disintegration and the associated release of valuable contents. Hence, an energy efficient direct pulping of the surface and cells of organic materials is

desired for a faster and more efficient recovery of their contents. To this end, the invention exposes biological process material to low-energy electrical gas discharges produced by a special high-voltage electrode arrangement. This results in a significant and sustained pulping of cellular structures. The required high voltage is generated by the resonant magnetic coupling of at least two oscillating electrical circuits.

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