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Title: Fast quench reactor and method

Abstract

A fast quench reactor includes a reactor chamber having a high temperature heating means such as a plasma torch at its inlet and a restrictive convergent-divergent nozzle at its outlet end. Reactants are injected into the reactor chamber. The resulting heated gaseous stream is then rapidly cooled by passage through the nozzle. This ``freezes`` the desired end product(s) in the heated equilibrium reaction stage. 7 figs.

Inventors:
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Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Idaho National Lab. (INL), Idaho Falls, ID (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE, Washington, DC (United States)
OSTI Identifier:
645949
Patent Number(s):
US 5,749,937/A/
Application Number:
PAN: 8-404,395
Assignee:
Lockheed Idaho Technologies Co., Idaho Falls, ID (United States)
DOE Contract Number:  
AC07-94ID13223
Resource Type:
Patent
Resource Relation:
Other Information: PBD: 12 May 1998
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
32 ENERGY CONSERVATION, CONSUMPTION, AND UTILIZATION; CHEMICAL REACTORS; DESIGN; PLASMA HEATING; FLASH HEATING; QUENCHING; NOZZLES

Citation Formats

Detering, B A, Donaldson, A D, Fincke, J R, and Kong, P C. Fast quench reactor and method. United States: N. p., 1998. Web.
Detering, B A, Donaldson, A D, Fincke, J R, & Kong, P C. Fast quench reactor and method. United States.
Detering, B A, Donaldson, A D, Fincke, J R, and Kong, P C. 1998. "Fast quench reactor and method". United States.
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