[12] Patent
[11] Patent No.:GC0009364  
[45] Date of Publishing the Grant of the Patent: 31/Dec /2018                56/2018  
Number of the Decision to Grant the Patent:2018/141542
Date of the Decision to Grant the Patent:13/Dec/2018

[21] Application No.:GC 2013-23453

[22] Filing Date:2/2/2013

[30] Priority:

[33] State [32] Priority date [31] Priority No.

[72] Inventors:1- Koichi Goto،2- Takeshi Matsushiro،3- Shioko Miyajima

[73] Owner: KABUSHIKI KAISHA TOSHIBA, ‎1-1, Shibaura 1-chome, Minato-ku, ‏105-8001‏, Tokyo‎, Japan

[74] Agent: Kadasa Law Firm




Int. Cl.: B01D61/00; B01D61/02; B01D61/06; B01D61/58; B01D65/02; C02F1/44 (2006.01)

[56] Cited Documents:

-JP 2005279540 A (Toray Engineering Co., Ltd.) 13 October 2005
-JP 2003176775 A (President of Tokyo Institute of Technology) 27 June 2003
-JP 2011240234 A (Toshiba Corp.) 1 December 2011
& US 20110278208 A1 & CN 102267743 A
& AU 2011202201 A
Examiner: Ali Ahmed Almulla

[57] Abstract: According to one embodiment, a seawater desalination apparatus, which separates seawater into fresh water and condensed seawater, includes a power recovery apparatus (1). The power recovery apparatus (1) includes an osmosis membrane (101), and is configured to recover energy from a water flow and utilize the energy, the water flow being caused to occur by putting the condensed seawater in contact with one surface of the osmosis membrane (101), putting seawater in contact with the other surface of the osmosis membrane (101), and causing the seawater to pass to a side of the condensed seawater.(FIG. 1)
No. of claims: 9     No. of figures: 8


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