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Title: Process and catalyst for production of mixed alcohols from synthesis gas

Abstract

At least one embodiment of the inventive technology focuses on a new composition that comprises hexagonally close packed molybdenum carbide crystals, in addition to metallic nickel crystals and/or sodium, and having use as a catalyst in a Fischer-Tropsch process to produce alcohol. At least one embodiment of a related aspect of the inventive technology is a Fischer-Tropsch reaction to produce alcohols from carbon monoxide and hydrogen using the aforementioned composition to catalyze reactions producing higher alcohols.

Inventors:
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Issue Date:
Research Org.:
Univ. of Wyoming, Laramie, WY (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE
OSTI Identifier:
1531703
Patent Number(s):
8,048,933
Application Number:
12/298,733
Assignee:
University of Wyoming Research Corporation (Laramie, WY)
DOE Contract Number:  
FC26-98FT40322
Resource Type:
Patent
Resource Relation:
Patent File Date: 2007-04-27
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English

Citation Formats

Lucero, Andrew J., Sethi, Vijay K., and Tuminello, William H. Process and catalyst for production of mixed alcohols from synthesis gas. United States: N. p., 2011. Web.
Lucero, Andrew J., Sethi, Vijay K., & Tuminello, William H. Process and catalyst for production of mixed alcohols from synthesis gas. United States.
Lucero, Andrew J., Sethi, Vijay K., and Tuminello, William H. Tue . "Process and catalyst for production of mixed alcohols from synthesis gas". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1531703.
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