Global Patent Index - EP 1483773 A2

EP 1483773 A2 2004-12-08 - DEVICE FOR ACTIVATING GASES IN A VACUUM

Title (en)

DEVICE FOR ACTIVATING GASES IN A VACUUM

Title (de)

VORRICHTUNG ZUR AKTIVIERUNG VON GASEN IM VAKUUM

Title (fr)

DISPOSITIF D'ACTIVATION DE GAZ DANS LE VIDE

Publication

EP 1483773 A2 (DE)

Application

EP 03743795 A

Priority

  • DE 10211332 A
  • EP 0300152 W

Abstract (en)

[origin: WO03077279A2] The invention relates to a device for activating a gas that traverses said device using a hollow cathode glow discharge. Said device consists of a housing provided with at least one gas feed and at least one opening for discharging the gas, a hollow cathode, in addition to an inner chamber that is delimited by the housing and contains an anode. The dimensions of the opening or openings for discharging the gas in relation to the wall thickness of the hollow cathode are chosen in such a way that the hollow cathode glow discharge is confined to the inner chamber.

IPC 1-7 (main, further and additional classification)

H01J 37/32; H05H 1/24

IPC 8 full level (invention and additional information)

H01J 37/32 (2006.01); H05H 1/24 (2006.01)

CPC (invention and additional information)

H01J 37/32018 (2013.01); H05H 1/48 (2013.01); H01J 2237/335 (2013.01); H05H 2001/4697 (2013.01)

Citation (search report)

See references of WO 03077279A3

Designated contracting state (EPC)

AT BE BG CH CY CZ DE DK EE ES FI FR GB GR HU IE IT LI LU MC NL PT SE SI SK TR

EPO simple patent family

WO 03077279 A2 20030918; WO 03077279 A3 20040325; DE 10211332 A1 20031002; DE 10211332 B4 20090702; EP 1483773 A2 20041208

INPADOC legal status


2012-10-10 [18D] APPLICATION DEEMED TO BE WITHDRAWN

- Effective date: 20120417

2008-01-16 [17Q] FIRST EXAMINATION REPORT

- Effective date: 20071217

2007-01-17 [RAP1] TRANSFER OF RIGHTS OF AN APPLICATION

- Owner name: FRAUNHOFER-GESELLSCHAFT ZUR FOERDERUNG DER ANGEWAN

2004-12-08 [17P] REQUEST FOR EXAMINATION FILED

- Effective date: 20040810

2004-12-08 [AK] DESIGNATED CONTRACTING STATES:

- Kind Code of Ref Document: A2

- Designated State(s): AT BE BG CH CY CZ DE DK EE ES FI FR GB GR HU IE IT LI LU MC NL PT SE SI SK TR