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Title: Method for scavenging mercury

Abstract

Disclosed herein is a method for removing mercury from a gas stream comprising contacting the gas stream with a getter composition comprising bromine, bromochloride, sulphur bromide, sulphur dichloride or sulphur monochloride and mixtures thereof. In one preferred embodiment the getter composition is adsorbed onto a sorbent. The sorbent may be selected from the group consisting of flyash, limestone, lime, calcium sulphate, calcium sulfite, activated carbon, charcoal, silicate, alumina and mixtures thereof. Preferred is flyash, activated carbon and silica.

Inventors:
 [1];  [2];  [3];  [4]
  1. El Cerrito, CA
  2. Kaohsiung, TW
  3. Beijing, CN
  4. Berkeley, CA
Issue Date:
Research Org.:
Lawrence Berkeley National Lab. (LBNL), Berkeley, CA (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE
OSTI Identifier:
985853
Patent Number(s):
7479263
Application Number:
11/101,713
Assignee:
The Regents of the University of California (Oakland, CA)
Patent Classifications (CPCs):
B - PERFORMING OPERATIONS B01 - PHYSICAL OR CHEMICAL PROCESSES OR APPARATUS IN GENERAL B01D - SEPARATION
DOE Contract Number:  
AC03-76SF00098
Resource Type:
Patent
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
37 INORGANIC, ORGANIC, PHYSICAL, AND ANALYTICAL CHEMISTRY

Citation Formats

Chang, Shih-ger, Liu, Shou-heng, Liu, Zhao-rong, and Yan, Naiqiang. Method for scavenging mercury. United States: N. p., 2009. Web.
Chang, Shih-ger, Liu, Shou-heng, Liu, Zhao-rong, & Yan, Naiqiang. Method for scavenging mercury. United States.
Chang, Shih-ger, Liu, Shou-heng, Liu, Zhao-rong, and Yan, Naiqiang. Tue . "Method for scavenging mercury". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/985853.
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