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Title: Chemical processing in geothermal nuclear chimney

Abstract

A closed rubble filled nuclear chimney is provided in a subterranean geothermal formation by detonation of a nuclear explosive device therein, with reagent input and product output conduits connecting the chimney cavity with appropriate surface facilities. Such facilities will usually comprise reagent preparation, product recovery and recycle facilities. Proccsses are then conducted in the nuclear chimney which processes are facilitated by temperature, pressure, catalytic and other conditions existent or which are otherwise provided in the nuclear chimney. (auth)

Inventors:
Issue Date:
OSTI Identifier:
4406593
Patent Number(s):
3764660
Assignee:
to United States Atomic Energy Commission
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
G - PHYSICS G21 - NUCLEAR PHYSICS G21J - NUCLEAR EXPLOSIVES
NSA Number:
NSA-29-005064
Resource Type:
Patent
Resource Relation:
Patent File Date: 1971 May 17; Other Information: C01c1/04; G21c19/28. Orig. Receipt Date: 30-JUN-74
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
N42500* -Engineering-Nuclear Explosions; *CHEMICAL REACTIONS; *NUCLEAR EXPLOSIONS- USES; GEOTHERMAL ENERGY

Citation Formats

Krikorian, O H. Chemical processing in geothermal nuclear chimney. United States: N. p., 1973. Web.
Krikorian, O H. Chemical processing in geothermal nuclear chimney. United States.
Krikorian, O H. Mon . "Chemical processing in geothermal nuclear chimney". United States.
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abstractNote = {A closed rubble filled nuclear chimney is provided in a subterranean geothermal formation by detonation of a nuclear explosive device therein, with reagent input and product output conduits connecting the chimney cavity with appropriate surface facilities. Such facilities will usually comprise reagent preparation, product recovery and recycle facilities. Proccsses are then conducted in the nuclear chimney which processes are facilitated by temperature, pressure, catalytic and other conditions existent or which are otherwise provided in the nuclear chimney. (auth)},
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