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Title: Low-temperature hydrogen production from oxygenated hydrocarbons

Abstract

Disclosed is a method of producing hydrogen from oxygenated hydrocarbon reactants, such as glycerol, glucose, or sorbitol. The method can take place in the vapor phase or in the condensed liquid phase. The method includes the steps of reacting water and a water-soluble oxygenated hydrocarbon having at least two carbon atoms, in the presence of a metal-containing catalyst. The catalyst contains a metal selected from the group consisting of Group VIII transitional metals, alloys thereof, and mixtures thereof. The disclosed method can be run at lower temperatures than those used in the conventional steam reforming of alkanes.

Inventors:
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Issue Date:
Research Org.:
Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation, Madison, WI (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE
OSTI Identifier:
1531470
Patent Number(s):
6699457
Application Number:
09/998,552
Assignee:
Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation (Madison, WI)
Patent Classifications (CPCs):
Y - NEW / CROSS SECTIONAL TECHNOLOGIES Y02 - TECHNOLOGIES OR APPLICATIONS FOR MITIGATION OR ADAPTATION AGAINST CLIMATE CHANGE Y02P - CLIMATE CHANGE MITIGATION TECHNOLOGIES IN THE PRODUCTION OR PROCESSING OF GOODS
C - CHEMISTRY C01 - INORGANIC CHEMISTRY C01B - NON-METALLIC ELEMENTS
DOE Contract Number:  
FG02-84ER13183
Resource Type:
Patent
Resource Relation:
Patent File Date: 2001-11-29
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English

Citation Formats

Cortright, Randy D., and Dumesic, James A. Low-temperature hydrogen production from oxygenated hydrocarbons. United States: N. p., 2004. Web.
Cortright, Randy D., & Dumesic, James A. Low-temperature hydrogen production from oxygenated hydrocarbons. United States.
Cortright, Randy D., and Dumesic, James A. Tue . "Low-temperature hydrogen production from oxygenated hydrocarbons". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1531470.
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