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|Hydrocarbon fuel reactor for separating and purifying carbon dioxide|
A reactor for hydrocarbon fuel is provided. The reactor uses interconnected fluidized beds (ifb) in chemical-looping combustion for multi-stage reduction reactions of an iron-based oxygen carrier, namely hematite (fe2o3).
Institute Of Nuclear Energy Research, Atomic Energy Council, Executive Yuan, R.o.c.
|Producing system of reduction product|
A producing system of reduction product of carbon dioxide includes a chemical reaction apparatus including an oxidation reaction electrolytic bath and a reduction reaction electrolytic bath, the chemical reaction apparatus configured to generate a reduction product by reducing carbon dioxide, an electrolytic solution supply unit supplying an electrolytic solution to the reduction reaction electrolytic bath, a carbon dioxide supply unit configured to dissolve carbon dioxide into the electrolytic solution, the carbon dioxide supply unit serving to sustain a reduction reaction in the reduction reaction electrolytic bath, and a separation unit configured to separate the reduction product from the electrolytic solution.. .
Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba
An electrolytic device of an embodiment has a solution or gas containing water and carbon dioxide, a first electrode oxidizing the water to produce oxygen, a second electrode and a third electrode reducing the carbon dioxide to produce a carbon compound, and a power supply applying current across the first electrode and the second and third electrodes. A composing material of the second electrode has an ionization tendency larger than a composing material of the third electrode.
Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba
|Fracturing fluid composition and method utilizing same|
The present disclosure is directed to a composition and method of fracturing a formation penetrated by a well-bore. The composition and method comprises providing a fracturing fluid that is carbon dioxide (co2) with at least one friction reducing polymer that is a fluoropolymer dissolved in the co2 at a concentration of about 0.001 to 0.4 weight percent..
|Carbonate-bonded construction products from steel-making residues and making the same|
A building product is made from granular material and a binder that includes steel slag. A process for making the building product includes combining the granular material and the binder and then curing the combined granular material and binder with carbon dioxide.
The Royal Insitution For The Advancement Of Learning/mcgill University
|Compositions of matter including solid carbon formed by reducing carbon oxides|
A method for production of various morphologies of solid carbon product by reducing carbon oxides with a reducing agent in the presence of a catalyst. The carbon oxides are typically either carbon monoxide or carbon dioxide.
|Nozzle, device, and high-speed generation of uniform nanoparticles|
A nozzle, a device, and a method for high-speed generation of uniform nanoparticles allow a particle generation gas formed of carbon dioxide to pass through the nozzle, thereby forming uniform nanoparticles at high speed. An orifice that adjusts an opening and closing cross-sectional area of a throat of the nozzle is provided to cause uniform nuclei generation without an additional cooling device, a dilating portion that has a cross-sectional area and a dilation angle increasing toward an outlet side of the nozzle is provided to grow the nuclei through a first dilation portion (having a relatively gradual dilation angle) and thus cause particle generation, and the generated particles are accelerated through a second dilating portion that has a steeper dilation angle than the first dilating portion..
Postech Academy-industry Foundation
A hybrid welder includes a main body, a robot arm provided to be rotatable with respect to the main body, a spot welding gun provided to an end portion of the robot arm so as to carry out spot welding at a joining area of the subject being welded, an arc-welding torch provided to the end portion of the robot arm so as to carry out arc-welding at the joining area of the spot-welded subject being welding, and a fixing part for firmly fixing the main body. Since the present invention can carry out, differently from a conventional technique, two kinds of welding at one position without moving parts when carrying out the spot welding and the carbon dioxide arc-welding for two or more members, labor costs can be reduced and productivity can be maximized, and each welding facility can be individually separated, thereby facilitating maintenance..
Howon Co., Ltd.
|Metal-organic framework composite with nano metal-organic frameworks embedded in host metal-organic framework, producing the metal-organic framework composite and gas storage including the metal-organic framework composite|
Disclosed is a metal-organic framework composite including a host metal-organic framework, and nano metal-organic frameworks embedded in the host metal-organic framework. The host metal-organic framework and the nana metal-organic frameworks include different metals and organic ligands.
Korea Advanced Institute Of Science And Technology
|Carbon dioxide collecting apparatus and method using independent power generation means|
A carbon dioxide capturing apparatus and process uses a self-generating power means that uses carbon dioxide in combustion exhaust gas through the convergence of a carbon dioxide absorption tower. The capturing apparatus and process also relies on ionic generator associated technology using a concentration difference between seawater and freshwater.
Korea Institute Of Energy Research
Process for gas separations using zeolite ssz-13
Disclosed are methods for removing acid gas from a feed stream of natural gas including acid gas, methane and ethane. The methods include alternating input of the feed stream between at least two beds of adsorbent particles comprising zeolite ssz-13 such that the feed stream contacts one of the at least two beds at a given time in an adsorption step and a tail gas stream is simultaneously vented from another of the at least two beds in a desorption step.
Chevron U.s.a. Inc.
Integrated leukocyte, oxygen and/or co2 depletion, and plasma separation filter device
A blood filter device comprising: a housing comprising an outer wall and a first inlet, a first outlet and a second outlet; a membrane which is capable of separating plasma from the blood, wherein the membrane forms an inner chamber; a leukocyte and oxygen and/or carbon dioxide depletion media disposed wherein the inner chamber, the leukocyte and oxygen and/or carbon dioxide depletion media is capable of depleting leukocytes and oxygen and/or carbon dioxide from the blood; an outer chamber disposed between the outer wall and the membrane, wherein the plasma which permeates through the membrane enters the outer chamber and exits the filter device via the first outlet; whereby the blood which has been depleted of oxygen and/or carbon dioxide, leukocytes and plasma exists and filter device via the second outlet.. .
New Health Sciences, Inc.
Systems and methods for enhanced separation of hydrogen sulfide and ammonia in a hydrogen sulfide stripper
Systems and methods for enhanced separation of h2s and nh3 in an h2s stripper using carbon dioxide and/or an inert gas.. .
Bechtel Hydrocarbon Technology Solutions, Inc.
Carbon materials for carbon implantation
A method of implanting carbon ions into a target substrate, including: ionizing a carbon containing dopant material to produce a plasma having ions; optionally co-flowing an additional gas or series of gases with the carbon-containing dopant material; and implanting the ions into the target substrate. The carbon-containing dopant material is of the formula cwfxoyhz wherein if w=1, then x>0 and y and z can take any value, and wherein if w>1 then x or y is >0, and z can take any value.
Plant co2 sensors, nucleic acids encoding them, and methods for making and using them
The invention provides compositions and methods for manipulating the exchange of water and/or carbon dioxide (co2) through plant stomata by controlling co2 sensor genes. The invention provides compositions and methods for enhancing or optimizing biomass accumulation in a plant.
The Regents Of The University Of California
Low energy-type acid gas capture system and method using recirculation of absorbent
The present invention relates to a system and a method therefor capable of reducing the amount of heat which must be supplied to a regeneration tower for regenerating an absorbent in an acid gas capture process for such acid gas as carbon dioxide and provides a low energy-type acid gas capture system and method using recirculation of an absorbent capable of reducing energy consumption by recirculating the absorbent, from which acid gas has been pre-separated, to an absorption tower before supplying the absorbent to the regeneration tower in an acid gas capture system.. .
Korea Institute Of Energy Research
Ftir compositional analysis of matter
The present application is directed to a system and method for analysis of a predefined component (e.g., moisture, acid, or carbonate base content) of matter using a reagent that reacts with the predefined component to produce carbon dioxide gas. Ftir analyses are performed on contents of sealed vessels that hold a number of standard mixtures which include the reagent and a component part similar to the predefined component at different concentrations of the component part in order to derive a calibration equation that relates concentration of the predefined component to absorbance in a predefined spectral band characteristic of carbon dioxide gas concentration.
Systems and methods for carbon dioxide capture and power generation in low emission turbine systems
Systems, methods, and apparatus are provided for generating power in low emission turbine systems and separating the exhaust into rich co2 and lean co2 streams. In one or more embodiments, the exhaust is separated at an elevated pressure, such as between a high-pressure expansion stage and a low-pressure expansion stage..
Generating steam from carbonaceous material
Preferred embodiments provide a system and method of generating steam comprising providing a continuous supply of coal, combusting the coal in a primary processing chamber in the presence of oxygen and water to provide a first product gas stream, recovering heat from the first product gas stream in a first heat recovery steam generator (hrsg) to produce a first steam output, processing the first product gas stream in a secondary processing chamber in the presence of oxygen and water to provide a second product gas stream substantially free of inorganic, organic and particulate contaminants, recovering heat from the second product gas stream in a second heat recovery steam generator (hrsg) to produce a second steam output, and combining the first steam output and the second steam output. In preferred embodiments, the combined steam output is used to drive a steam turbine.
Device and conversion of carbon dioxide to organic compounds
The present invention relates to a device for bioassisted conversion of carbon dioxide to organic compounds that can be used a fuels and chemicals. The present invention also relates to a bioassisted process of converting carbon dioxide to organic compounds..
Indian Oil Corporation Limited
Optofluidic photobioreactor apparatus, method, and applications
An optofluidic photoreactor including an optical waveguide having an input, characterized by an evanescent optical field confined along an outer surface of the optical waveguide produced by radiation propagating in the optical waveguide, means for inputting light to the input of the optical waveguide, and a photoactive material disposed substantially only within the evanescent field. A method for optically activating a photoactive material in an optofluidic photoreactor to convert carbon dioxide and water into other molecules that may be useful as a fuel or a chemical feedstock..
Oil recovery compositions and methods thereof
Asphaltene formation in a hydrocarbon-bearing zone is mitigated with the injection of nanoparticles. In one embodiment, a method of mitigating asphaltene formation comprises: providing an injection fluid comprising water, foam, carbon dioxide, natural gas, methane, ethane, nitrogen, propane, butane, flue gas, exhaust gas, steam, alkali, polymer, surfactant, or any combination thereof; providing nanoparticles, wherein the nanoparticles comprise nickel oxide, alumina, silica, silicate based, iron oxide (fe3o4), impregnated nickel on alumina, synthetic clay, iron zinc sulfide, magnetite, iron octanoate, or any combination thereof; injecting a combination of the injection fluid and the nanoparticles into a hydrocarbon-bearing zone, wherein the nanoparticles are injected such that asphaltene formation is reduced compared to injection without the nanoparticles; and recovering fluids produced from the hydrocarbon-bearing zone, the fluids having a reduced concentration of asphaltenes compared to injection without the nanoparticles..
Chevron U.s.a. Inc.
Novel glycerol dehydration methods and products thereof
Methods and systems for suppressing coking in dehydration reactions catalyzed by solid acids. Dehydration reactions catalyzed by one or more solid acid catalysts can be performed in the presence of a super critical carbon dioxide medium which prevents or minimizes coking of the solid acid catalysts.
University Of Tennessee Research Foundation
Method and producing h2-rich synthesis gas
A method for producing ¾-rich synthesis gas comprises the following steps: decomposing a hydrocarbon-containing fluid into an h2/c-aerosol in a first hydrocarbon converter by supplying energy which is at least partly provided in the form of heat; introducing at least a first stream of the h2/c-aerosol into a first sub-process which comprises the following steps: directing at least a part of the h2/c-aerosol from the first hydrocarbon converter into a first c-converter; introducing co2 into the first c-converter and mixing the co2 with the h2/c-aerosol introduced into the first c-converter; converting the mixture of h2/c-aerosol and co2 into a synthesis gas at a temperature of 800 to 1700° c.; mixing additional h2 with the synthesis gas for the production of h2-rich synthesis gas. In a second sub-process running in parallel with the first sub-process, hydrogen h2 and carbon dioxide co2 are produced from a hydrocarbon-containing fluid, wherein at least a portion of the co2 produced in the second sub-process is introduced into the first c-converter; and wherein at least a portion of the h2 produced in the second sub-process is mixed with the synthesis gas from the first c-converter.
Ccp Technology Gmbh
Catalyst and a process for catalytic conversion of carbon dioxide-containing gas and hydrogen streams to hydrocarbons
The invention relates to a catalyst suitable for use in the hydrogenation of carbon dioxide-containing gas, said catalyst comprising spinel phase of the formula [fe2+(fe3+yal3+1-y)2o4]. Processes for preparing the catalyst and processes for the hydrogenation of carbon dioxide-containing gas in the presence of the catalyst are also disclosed..
B.g. Negev Technologies And Applications Ltd., At Ben-gurion University
Membranes for gas separation
Membranes, methods of making the membranes, and methods of using the membranes are described. The membranes can comprise a support layer, and a selective polymer layer disposed on the support layer.
Ohio State Innovation Foundation