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Title: Fast quench reactor method

Abstract

A fast quench reaction includes a reactor chamber having a high temperature heating means such as a plasma torch at its inlet and a means of rapidly expanding a reactant stream, such as a restrictive convergent-divergent nozzle at its outlet end. Metal halide reactants are injected into the reactor chamber. Reducing gas is added at different stages in the process to form a desired end product and prevent back reactions. The resulting heated gaseous stream is then rapidly cooled by expansion of the gaseous stream.

Inventors:
 [1];  [1];  [1];  [1];  [1]
  1. Idaho Falls, ID
Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Idaho National Lab. (INL), Idaho Falls, ID (United States)
OSTI Identifier:
872434
Patent Number(s):
US 5935293
Assignee:
Lockheed Martin Idaho Technologies Company (Idaho Falls, ID)
DOE Contract Number:  
AC07-94ID13223
Resource Type:
Patent
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
fast; quench; reactor; method; reaction; chamber; temperature; heating; means; plasma; torch; inlet; rapidly; expanding; reactant; stream; restrictive; convergent-divergent; nozzle; outlet; metal; halide; reactants; injected; reducing; gas; added; stages; process; form; desired; product; prevent; reactions; resulting; heated; gaseous; cooled; expansion; reactant stream; rapidly cooled; rapidly expanding; reducing gas; heating means; gaseous stream; metal halide; plasma torch; reactor chamber; temperature heat; quench reactor; resulting heated; resulting heat; restrictive convergent-divergent; temperature heating; fast quench; heated gas; heated gaseous; quench reaction; reactor method; convergent-divergent nozzle; rapidly cool; /75/420/

Citation Formats

Detering, Brent A, Donaldson, Alan D, Fincke, James R, Kong, Peter C, and Berry, Ray A. Fast quench reactor method. United States: N. p., 1999. Web.
Detering, Brent A, Donaldson, Alan D, Fincke, James R, Kong, Peter C, & Berry, Ray A. Fast quench reactor method. United States.
Detering, Brent A, Donaldson, Alan D, Fincke, James R, Kong, Peter C, and Berry, Ray A. 1999. "Fast quench reactor method". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/872434.
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abstractNote = {A fast quench reaction includes a reactor chamber having a high temperature heating means such as a plasma torch at its inlet and a means of rapidly expanding a reactant stream, such as a restrictive convergent-divergent nozzle at its outlet end. Metal halide reactants are injected into the reactor chamber. Reducing gas is added at different stages in the process to form a desired end product and prevent back reactions. The resulting heated gaseous stream is then rapidly cooled by expansion of the gaseous stream.},
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