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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 methanol, glycerol, sugars (e.g. glucose and xylose), or sugar alcohols (e.g. sorbitol). The method takes place in the condensed liquid phase. The method includes the steps of reacting water and a water-soluble oxygenated hydrocarbon in the presence of a metal-containing catalyst. The catalyst contains a metal selected from the group consisting of Group VIIIB 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:
1531612
Patent Number(s):
7618612
Application Number:
11/124,717
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: 2005-05-09
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
08 HYDROGEN; 37 INORGANIC, ORGANIC, PHYSICAL, AND ANALYTICAL CHEMISTRY

Citation Formats

Cortright, Randy D., and Dumesic, James A. Low-temperature hydrogen production from oxygenated hydrocarbons. United States: N. p., 2009. 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/1531612.
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