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Title: Solar thermal aerosol flow reaction process

Abstract

The present invention provides an environmentally beneficial process using concentrated sunlight to heat radiation absorbing particles to carry out highly endothermic gas phase chemical reactions ultimately resulting in the production of hydrogen or hydrogen synthesis gases.

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Research Org.:
National Renewable Energy Lab. (NREL), Golden, CO (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE
OSTI Identifier:
1175292
Patent Number(s):
6872378
Application Number:
10/239,706
Assignee:
Midwest Research Institute (Kansas City, MO)
Patent Classifications (CPCs):
B - PERFORMING OPERATIONS B01 - PHYSICAL OR CHEMICAL PROCESSES OR APPARATUS IN GENERAL B01J - CHEMICAL OR PHYSICAL PROCESSES, e.g. CATALYSIS OR COLLOID CHEMISTRY
C - CHEMISTRY C01 - INORGANIC CHEMISTRY C01B - NON-METALLIC ELEMENTS
DOE Contract Number:  
AC36-99GO10337
Resource Type:
Patent
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
08 HYDROGEN

Citation Formats

Weimer, Alan W., Dahl, Jaimee K., Pitts, J. Roland, Lewandowski, Allan A., Bingham, Carl, and Tamburini, Joseph R. Solar thermal aerosol flow reaction process. United States: N. p., 2005. Web.
Weimer, Alan W., Dahl, Jaimee K., Pitts, J. Roland, Lewandowski, Allan A., Bingham, Carl, & Tamburini, Joseph R. Solar thermal aerosol flow reaction process. United States.
Weimer, Alan W., Dahl, Jaimee K., Pitts, J. Roland, Lewandowski, Allan A., Bingham, Carl, and Tamburini, Joseph R. Tue . "Solar thermal aerosol flow reaction process". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1175292.
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abstractNote = {The present invention provides an environmentally beneficial process using concentrated sunlight to heat radiation absorbing particles to carry out highly endothermic gas phase chemical reactions ultimately resulting in the production of hydrogen or hydrogen synthesis gases.},
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place = {United States},
year = {2005},
month = {3}
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