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Title: Solid fuel volatilization to produce synthesis gas

Abstract

A method comprising contacting a carbon and hydrogen-containing solid fuel and a metal-based catalyst in the presence of oxygen to produce hydrogen gas and carbon monoxide gas, wherein the contacting occurs at a temperature sufficiently high to prevent char formation in an amount capable of stopping production of the hydrogen gas and the carbon monoxide gas is provided. In one embodiment, the metal-based catalyst comprises a rhodium-cerium catalyst. Embodiments further include a system for producing syngas. The systems and methods described herein provide shorter residence time and high selectivity for hydrogen and carbon monoxide.

Inventors:
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Issue Date:
Research Org.:
Univ. of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE
OSTI Identifier:
1149925
Patent Number(s):
8,790,546
Application Number:
12/528,416
Assignee:
Regents of the University of Minnesota (Minneapolis, MN)
DOE Contract Number:  
FG02-88ER13878
Resource Type:
Patent
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
10 SYNTHETIC FUELS

Citation Formats

Schmidt, Lanny D., Dauenhauer, Paul J., Degenstein, Nick J., Dreyer, Brandon J., and Colby, Joshua L. Solid fuel volatilization to produce synthesis gas. United States: N. p., 2014. Web.
Schmidt, Lanny D., Dauenhauer, Paul J., Degenstein, Nick J., Dreyer, Brandon J., & Colby, Joshua L. Solid fuel volatilization to produce synthesis gas. United States.
Schmidt, Lanny D., Dauenhauer, Paul J., Degenstein, Nick J., Dreyer, Brandon J., and Colby, Joshua L. Tue . "Solid fuel volatilization to produce synthesis gas". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1149925.
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