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Title: Molten metal reactors

Abstract

A molten metal reactor for converting a carbon material and steam into a gas comprising hydrogen, carbon monoxide, and carbon dioxide is disclosed. The reactor includes an interior crucible having a portion contained within an exterior crucible. The interior crucible includes an inlet and an outlet; the outlet leads to the exterior crucible and may comprise a diffuser. The exterior crucible may contain a molten alkaline metal compound. Contained between the exterior crucible and the interior crucible is at least one baffle.

Inventors:
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Issue Date:
Research Org.:
INL (Idaho National Laboratory (United States))
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE
OSTI Identifier:
1107880
Patent Number(s):
8,574,327
Application Number:
13/653,202
Assignee:
Battelle Energy Alliance, LLC (Idaho Falls, ID)
DOE Contract Number:  
AC05-05ID14517
Resource Type:
Patent
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
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Citation Formats

Bingham, Dennis N, Klingler, Kerry M, Turner, Terry D, and Wilding, Bruce M. Molten metal reactors. United States: N. p., 2013. Web.
Bingham, Dennis N, Klingler, Kerry M, Turner, Terry D, & Wilding, Bruce M. Molten metal reactors. United States.
Bingham, Dennis N, Klingler, Kerry M, Turner, Terry D, and Wilding, Bruce M. Tue . "Molten metal reactors". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1107880.
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abstractNote = {A molten metal reactor for converting a carbon material and steam into a gas comprising hydrogen, carbon monoxide, and carbon dioxide is disclosed. The reactor includes an interior crucible having a portion contained within an exterior crucible. The interior crucible includes an inlet and an outlet; the outlet leads to the exterior crucible and may comprise a diffuser. The exterior crucible may contain a molten alkaline metal compound. Contained between the exterior crucible and the interior crucible is at least one baffle.},
doi = {},
journal = {},
number = ,
volume = ,
place = {United States},
year = {2013},
month = {11}
}

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