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Title: Hydrogen, lithium, and lithium hydride production

Abstract

A method of producing high purity lithium metal is provided, where gaseous-phase lithium metal is extracted from lithium hydride and condensed to form solid high purity lithium metal. The high purity lithium metal may be hydrided to provide high purity lithium hydride.

Inventors:
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Issue Date:
Research Org.:
Oak Ridge Y-12 Plant (Y-12), Oak Ridge, TN (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE
OSTI Identifier:
1128686
Patent Number(s):
8679224
Application Number:
13/222,002
Assignee:
Babcock & Wilcox Technical Services Y-12, LLC (Oak Ridge, TN)
Patent Classifications (CPCs):
Y - NEW / CROSS SECTIONAL TECHNOLOGIES Y02 - TECHNOLOGIES OR APPLICATIONS FOR MITIGATION OR ADAPTATION AGAINST CLIMATE CHANGE Y02E - REDUCTION OF GREENHOUSE GAS [GHG] EMISSIONS, RELATED TO ENERGY GENERATION, TRANSMISSION OR DISTRIBUTION
C - CHEMISTRY C22 - METALLURGY C22B - PRODUCTION AND REFINING OF METALS
DOE Contract Number:  
AC05-00OR22800
Resource Type:
Patent
Resource Relation:
Patent File Date: 2011 Aug 31
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
36 MATERIALS SCIENCE

Citation Formats

Brown, Sam W, Spencer, Larry S, Phillips, Michael R, Powell, G. Louis, and Campbell, Peggy J. Hydrogen, lithium, and lithium hydride production. United States: N. p., 2014. Web.
Brown, Sam W, Spencer, Larry S, Phillips, Michael R, Powell, G. Louis, & Campbell, Peggy J. Hydrogen, lithium, and lithium hydride production. United States.
Brown, Sam W, Spencer, Larry S, Phillips, Michael R, Powell, G. Louis, and Campbell, Peggy J. Tue . "Hydrogen, lithium, and lithium hydride production". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1128686.
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abstractNote = {A method of producing high purity lithium metal is provided, where gaseous-phase lithium metal is extracted from lithium hydride and condensed to form solid high purity lithium metal. The high purity lithium metal may be hydrided to provide high purity lithium hydride.},
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