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Title: Use of manganese oxide and activated carbon fibers for removing a particle, volatile organic compound or ozone from a gas

The present invention provides for a device for reducing a volatile organic compound (VOC) content of a gas comprising a manganese oxide (MnO.sub.x) catalyst. The manganese oxide (MnO.sub.x) catalyst is capable of catalyzing formaldehyde at room temperature, with complete conversion, to CO.sub.2 and water vapor. The manganese oxide (MnO.sub.x) catalyst itself is not consumed by the reaction of formaldehyde into CO.sub.2 and water vapor. The present invention also provides for a device for reducing or removing a particle, a VOC and/or ozone from a gas comprising an activated carbon filter (ACF) on a media that is capable of being periodically regenerated.
Inventors:
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Issue Date:
OSTI Identifier:
1344519
Assignee:
The Regents of The University of California (Oakland, CA) LBNL
Patent Number(s):
9,427,728
Application Number:
14/092,829
Contract Number:
AC02-05CH11231
Resource Relation:
Patent File Date: 2013 Nov 27
Research Org:
Lawrence Berkeley National Lab. (LBNL), Berkeley, CA (United States)
Sponsoring Org:
USDOE
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
37 INORGANIC, ORGANIC, PHYSICAL, AND ANALYTICAL CHEMISTRY; 36 MATERIALS SCIENCE

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