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Title: Method and apparatus for producing oxygenates from hydrocarbons

Abstract

A chemical reactor for oxygenating hydrocarbons includes: a) a dielectric barrier discharge plasma cell, the plasma cell comprising a pair of electrodes having a dielectric material and void therebetween, the plasma cell comprising a hydrocarbon gas inlet feeding to the void; b) a solid oxide electrochemical cell, the electrochemical cell comprising a solid oxide electrolyte positioned between a porous cathode and a porous anode, an oxygen containing gas inlet stream feeding to the porous cathode side of the electrochemical cell; c) a first gas passageway feeding from the void to the anode side of the electrochemical cell; and d) a gas outlet feeding from the anode side of the electrochemical cell to expel reaction products from the chemical reactor. A method of oxygenating hydrocarbons is also disclosed.

Inventors:
 [1];  [1]
  1. (Idaho Falls, ID)
Issue Date:
Research Org.:
Idaho National Engineering and Environmental Laboratory, Idaho Falls, ID
OSTI Identifier:
869947
Patent Number(s):
5427747
Assignee:
Lockheed Idaho Technologies Company (Idaho Falls, ID) INEEL
DOE Contract Number:  
AC07-76ID01570
Resource Type:
Patent
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
method; apparatus; producing; oxygenates; hydrocarbons; chemical; reactor; oxygenating; dielectric; barrier; discharge; plasma; cell; comprising; pair; electrodes; material; void; therebetween; hydrocarbon; gas; inlet; feeding; solid; oxide; electrochemical; electrolyte; positioned; porous; cathode; anode; oxygen; containing; stream; passageway; outlet; expel; reaction; products; disclosed; chemical reactor; dielectric barrier; plasma cell; oxygen containing; oxide electrochemical; gas outlet; hydrocarbon gas; gas inlet; electrochemical cell; solid oxide; reaction product; reaction products; oxide electrolyte; containing gas; cell comprising; dielectric material; discharge plasma; barrier discharge; porous cathode; inlet stream; producing oxygen; porous anode; /422/

Citation Formats

Kong, Peter C., and Lessing, Paul A. Method and apparatus for producing oxygenates from hydrocarbons. United States: N. p., 1995. Web.
Kong, Peter C., & Lessing, Paul A. Method and apparatus for producing oxygenates from hydrocarbons. United States.
Kong, Peter C., and Lessing, Paul A. Sun . "Method and apparatus for producing oxygenates from hydrocarbons". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/869947.
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title = {Method and apparatus for producing oxygenates from hydrocarbons},
author = {Kong, Peter C. and Lessing, Paul A.},
abstractNote = {A chemical reactor for oxygenating hydrocarbons includes: a) a dielectric barrier discharge plasma cell, the plasma cell comprising a pair of electrodes having a dielectric material and void therebetween, the plasma cell comprising a hydrocarbon gas inlet feeding to the void; b) a solid oxide electrochemical cell, the electrochemical cell comprising a solid oxide electrolyte positioned between a porous cathode and a porous anode, an oxygen containing gas inlet stream feeding to the porous cathode side of the electrochemical cell; c) a first gas passageway feeding from the void to the anode side of the electrochemical cell; and d) a gas outlet feeding from the anode side of the electrochemical cell to expel reaction products from the chemical reactor. A method of oxygenating hydrocarbons is also disclosed.},
doi = {},
journal = {},
number = ,
volume = ,
place = {United States},
year = {1995},
month = {1}
}

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