In a major breakthrough, researchers from Tezpur University have designed a low-cost portable high-pressure oxygen generator from water
Prof. Partha Pratim Sahu and Jagat Das, research scholars of Dept. of Electronics and Communication Engineering have made a portable pollution-free setup of high oxygen generation from water to serve the need for oxygen, said a statement.
Besides, the application may help to facilitate oxygen to needy patients especially during this Covid-19 pandemic times.
“This initiative is part of ‘Make in India’ movement and we are happy to share that in addition to being low cost, it will provide oxygen without taking oxygen from the air for different applications such as medical and industrial use up to a good extent,” Prof. Sahu explained.
He also informed the filing of the patent of this work.
“The oxygen generation setup here is specially designed to produce high purity oxygen very quickly with high pressure from water splitting using electrolysis to cater the need without any break,” Jagat Das who has designed the application under the supervision of Prof Sahu added.
“We are awaiting clinical trials so that further improvement can be done to the system to support serious oxygen shortage patients due to Covid-19 situations,” Prof Sahu said.