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Title: Low-Temperature Catalytic Process To Produce Hydrocarbons From Sugars

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:
 [1];  [2]
  1. Madison, WI
  2. Verona, WI
Issue Date:
Research Org.:
Univ. of Wisconsin, Madison, WI (United States)
OSTI Identifier:
879874
Patent Number(s):
6964757
Application Number:
10/306258
Assignee:
Wisconsin Alumni Research (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
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English

Citation Formats

Cortright, Randy D, and Dumesic, James A. Low-Temperature Catalytic Process To Produce Hydrocarbons From Sugars. United States: N. p., 2005. Web.
Cortright, Randy D, & Dumesic, James A. Low-Temperature Catalytic Process To Produce Hydrocarbons From Sugars. United States.
Cortright, Randy D, and Dumesic, James A. Tue . "Low-Temperature Catalytic Process To Produce Hydrocarbons From Sugars". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/879874.
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abstractNote = {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.},
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