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Title: Process for the conversion of methane

Abstract

A process for the facile two-step synthesis of methanol from methane is disclosed. In accordance with the invention, an appropriate combination of initiator and reaction medium is employed to achieve methane conversion in very high selectivity and yield under near-ambient temperature.

Inventors:
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Issue Date:
Research Org.:
The Penn State Research Foundation, University Park, PA (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE
OSTI Identifier:
1531516
Patent Number(s):
7119226
Application Number:
11/105,245
Assignee:
The Penn State Research Foundation (University Park, PA)
Patent Classifications (CPCs):
C - CHEMISTRY C07 - ORGANIC CHEMISTRY C07C - ACYCLIC OR CARBOCYCLIC COMPOUNDS
DOE Contract Number:  
FG02-03ER86160
Resource Type:
Patent
Resource Relation:
Patent File Date: 2005-04-13
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English

Citation Formats

Sen, Ayusman, and Lin, Minren. Process for the conversion of methane. United States: N. p., 2006. Web.
Sen, Ayusman, & Lin, Minren. Process for the conversion of methane. United States.
Sen, Ayusman, and Lin, Minren. Tue . "Process for the conversion of methane". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1531516.
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place = {United States},
year = {2006},
month = {10}
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