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Title: Catalysts and methods for converting carbonaceous materials to fuels

This disclosure relates to catalysts and processes designed to convert DME and/or methanol and hydrogen (H.sub.2) to desirable liquid fuels. These catalysts produce the fuels efficiently and with a high selectivity and yield, and reduce the formation of aromatic hydrocarbons by incorporating H.sub.2 into the products. This disclosure also describes process methods to further upgrade these fuels to higher molecular weight liquid fuel mixtures, which have physical properties comparable with current commercially used liquid fuels.
Inventors:
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Issue Date:
OSTI Identifier:
1404942
Assignee:
Alliance for Sustainable Energy, LLC NREL
Patent Number(s):
9,796,931
Application Number:
15/617,074
Contract Number:
AC36-08GO28308
Resource Relation:
Patent File Date: 2017 Jun 08
Research Org:
National Renewable Energy Lab. (NREL), Golden, CO (United States)
Sponsoring Org:
USDOE
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
36 MATERIALS SCIENCE; 09 BIOMASS FUELS

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