Patents by Inventor Deng-Yang Jan

Deng-Yang Jan has filed for patents to protect the following inventions. This listing includes patent applications that are pending as well as patents that have already been granted by the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO).

  • Publication number: 20210309532
    Abstract: A family of crystalline aluminosilicate zeolites has been synthesized that is a layered pentasil zeolite. These zeolites are represented by the empirical formula: Mmn+Rrp+Al1-xExSiyOz where M is an alkali, alkaline earth, or rare earth metal such as sodium or strontium, R can be a mixture of organoammonium cations and E is a framework element such as gallium, iron, boron, or indium. These zeolites are characterized by unique x-ray diffraction patterns and compositions and have catalytic properties for carrying out various hydrocarbon conversion processes.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 15, 2021
    Publication date: October 7, 2021
    Inventors: Jaime G. Moscoso, Deng-Yang Jan
  • Patent number: 11130719
    Abstract: This present disclosure relates to processes and apparatuses for methylation of aromatics in an aromatics complex for producing a xylene isomer product. More specifically, the present disclosure relates to a process for producing para-xylene by the selective methylation of toluene and/or benzene in an aromatics complex.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 5, 2017
    Date of Patent: September 28, 2021
    Assignee: UOP LLC
    Inventors: Timur V. Voskoboynikov, Deng-Yang Jan, John Q. Chen, Edwin P. Boldingh
  • Patent number: 11130720
    Abstract: This present disclosure relates to processes for methylation of aromatics in an aromatics complex for producing a xylene isomer product. More specifically, the present disclosure relates to a process for producing para-xylene by the selective methylation of toluene and/or benzene in an aromatics complex using mild reaction conditions, namely a combination of low temperatures and elevated pressures using a zeolite with lower number of external acid sites.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 23, 2018
    Date of Patent: September 28, 2021
    Assignee: UOP LLC
    Inventors: Timur V. Voskoboynikov, Deng-Yang Jan, John Q. Chen, Jaime G. Moscoso
  • Patent number: 11103859
    Abstract: A catalyst suitable for the conversion of aromatic hydrocarbons is described. The catalyst comprises UZM-54 zeolite; a mordenite zeolite; a binder comprising alumina, silica, or combinations, thereof; and a metal selected from one or more of: Groups VIB(6) VIIB(7), VIII(8-10) and IVA(14) of the Periodic Table. A process for transalkylation using the catalyst is also described.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 6, 2020
    Date of Patent: August 31, 2021
    Assignee: UOP LLC
    Inventors: Eseoghene Jeroro, Deng-Yang Jan, Pelin Cox, Jaime G. Moscoso, Martha Leigh Abrams
  • Publication number: 20210205795
    Abstract: A catalyst suitable for the conversion of aromatic hydrocarbons is described. The catalyst comprises UZM-54 zeolite; a mordenite zeolite; a binder comprising alumina, silica, or combinations, thereof; and a metal selected from one or more of: Groups VIB(6) VIIB(7), VIII(8-10) and IVA(14) of the Periodic Table. A process for transalkylation using the catalyst is also described.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 6, 2020
    Publication date: July 8, 2021
    Inventors: Eseoghene Jeroro, Deng-Yang Jan, Pelin Cox, Jaime G. Moscoso, Martha Leigh Abrams
  • Publication number: 20210187486
    Abstract: A modified UZM-14 zeolite is described. The modified UZM-14 zeolite has a Modification Factor of 6 or more. The modified UZM-14 zeolite may have one or more of: a Si/Al2 ratio of 14 to 30; a total pore volume in a range of 0.5 to 1.0 cc/g; at least 5% of a total pore volume being mesopores having a diameter of 10 nm of less; a cumulative pore volume of micropores and mesopores having a diameter of 100 ? or less of 0.25 cc/g or more; or a Collidine IR Bronsted acid site distribution greater than or equal to an area of 3/mg for a peak in a range of 1575 to 1700 cm?1 after desorption at 150° C. Processes of making the modified UZM-14 zeolite and transalkylation processes using the modified UZM-14 zeolite are also described.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 9, 2021
    Publication date: June 24, 2021
    Inventors: Martha Leigh Abrams, Eseoghene Jeroro, Jaime G. Moscoso, Deng-Yang Jan, Pelin Cox
  • Patent number: 11040885
    Abstract: A family of crystalline aluminosilicate zeolites has been synthesized that is a layered pentasil zeolite. These zeolites are represented by the empirical formula: Mmn+Rrp+Al1-xExSiyOz where M is an alkali, alkaline earth, or rare earth metal such as sodium or strontium, R can be a mixture of organoammonium cations and E is a framework element such as gallium, iron, boron, or indium. These zeolites are characterized by unique x-ray diffraction patterns and compositions and have catalytic properties for carrying out various hydrocarbon conversion processes. The diffraction patterns can be characterized by the following table: 2? d(?) I/Io 7.92-7.99 11.04-11.31 m 8.79-8.88 ?9.94-11.09 m 20.28-20.56 4.31-4.35 w 23.10-23.18 3.83-3.84 vs 23.86-24.05 3.69-3.72 m 29.90-30.05 2.97-2.98 w 45.02-45.17 2.00-2.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 1, 2018
    Date of Patent: June 22, 2021
    Assignee: UOP LLC
    Inventors: Jaime G. Moscoso, Deng-Yang Jan
  • Patent number: 10994266
    Abstract: A modified UZM-14 zeolite is described. The modified UZM-14 zeolite has a Modification Factor of 6 or more. The modified UZM-14 zeolite may have one or more of: a Si/Al2 ratio of 14 to 30; a total pore volume in a range of 0.5 to 1.0 cc/g; at least 5% of a total pore volume being mesopores having a diameter of 10 nm of less; a cumulative pore volume of micropores and mesopores having a diameter of 100 ? or less of 0.25 cc/g or more; or a Collidine IR Bronsted acid site distribution greater than or equal to an area of 3/mg for a peak in a range of 1575 to 1700 cm?1 after desorption at 150° C. Processes of making the modified UZM-14 zeolite and transalkylation processes using the modified UZM-14 zeolite are also described.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 22, 2019
    Date of Patent: May 4, 2021
    Assignee: UOP LLC
    Inventors: Martha Leigh Abrams, Eseoghene Jeroro, Jaime G. Moscoso, Deng-Yang Jan, Pelin Cox
  • Patent number: 10927057
    Abstract: A process for ethylbenzene conversion and xylene isomerization of an alkylaromatic feed mixture is described. A C8 alkylaromatic feed mixture can be contacted with two catalyst beds successively in the liquid phase in a C8 aromatic hydrocarbon isomerization zone. The first catalyst comprises a passivated zeolite containing a ten-membered ring channel framework for the conversion of ethylbenzene. The second catalyst comprises UZM-54 zeolite for selective isomerization of the xylenes.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 6, 2020
    Date of Patent: February 23, 2021
    Assignee: UOP LLC
    Inventors: Gregory B. Kuzmanich, Veronica G. Deak, Deng-Yang Jan
  • Publication number: 20200368733
    Abstract: A modified UZM-14 zeolite is described. The modified UZM-14 zeolite has a Modification Factor of 6 or more. The modified UZM-14 zeolite may have one or more of: a Si/Al2 ratio of 14 to 30; a total pore volume in a range of 0.5 to 1.0 cc/g; at least 5% of a total pore volume being mesopores having a diameter of 10 nm of less; a cumulative pore volume of micropores and mesopores having a diameter of 100 ? or less of 0.25 cc/g or more; or a Collidine IR Bronsted acid site distribution greater than or equal to an area of 3/mg for a peak in a range of 1575 to 1700 cm?1 after desorption at 150° C. Processes of making the modified UZM-14 zeolite and transalkylation processes using the modified UZM-14 zeolite are also described.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 22, 2019
    Publication date: November 26, 2020
    Inventors: Martha Leigh Abrams, Eseoghene Jeroro, Jaime G. Moscoso, Deng-Yang Jan, Pelin Cox
  • Publication number: 20190292117
    Abstract: This present disclosure relates to processes for methylation of aromatics in an aromatics complex for producing a xylene isomer product. More specifically, the present disclosure relates to a process for producing para-xylene by the selective methylation of toluene and/or benzene in an aromatics complex using mild reaction conditions, namely a combination of low temperatures and elevated pressures using a zeolite with lower number of external acid sites.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 23, 2018
    Publication date: September 26, 2019
    Inventors: Timur V. Voskoboynikov, Deng-Yang Jan, John Q. Chen, Jaime G. Moscoso
  • Patent number: 10392316
    Abstract: The present invention relates to minimizing benzene, toluene, and an A9/A10 recycle loop in a zero benzene aromatics complex. More specifically, the present invention relates to a minimizing benzene, toluene, and an A9/A10 recycle loop in a zero benzene aromatics complex wherein the aromatic feed has a low methyl to phenyl ratio, and where the aromatic feed has a high methyl to phenyl ratio.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 11, 2017
    Date of Patent: August 27, 2019
    Assignee: UOP LLC
    Inventors: Elizabeth A. Carter, Deng-Yang Jan, Timur V. Voskoboynikov
  • Patent number: 10336665
    Abstract: A process for the production of para-xylene is presented. The process includes the isomerization of C8 aromatics to para-xylene utilizing a new catalyst. The new catalyst is a layer MFI zeolite and is represented by the empirical composition in the as synthesized and anhydrous basis expressed by the empirical formula of: Mmn+Rrp+AlSiyOz where M is at least one exchangeable cation selected from the group consisting of alkali and alkaline earth metals and R is at least one organoammonium cation.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 3, 2015
    Date of Patent: July 2, 2019
    Assignee: UOP LLC
    Inventors: Gregory B. Kuzmanich, Jaime G. Moscoso, Deng-Yang Jan
  • Publication number: 20190169091
    Abstract: This present disclosure relates to processes and apparatuses for methylation of aromatics in an aromatics complex for producing a xylene isomer product. More specifically, the present disclosure relates to a process for producing para-xylene by the selective methylation of toluene and/or benzene in an aromatics complex.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 5, 2017
    Publication date: June 6, 2019
    Inventors: Timur V. Voskoboynikov, Deng-Yang Jan, John Q. Chen, Edwin P. Boldingh
  • Patent number: 10308571
    Abstract: The present invention relates to minimizing benzene, toluene, and an A9/A10 recycle loop in a zero benzene aromatics complex. More specifically, the present invention relates to a minimizing benzene, toluene, and an A9/A10 recycle loop in a zero benzene aromatics complex wherein the aromatic feed has a low methyl to phenyl ratio, and where the aromatic feed has a high methyl to phenyl ratio.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 11, 2017
    Date of Patent: June 4, 2019
    Assignee: UOP LLC
    Inventors: Elizabeth A. Carter, Deng-Yang Jan, Timur V. Voskoboynikov
  • Publication number: 20190106368
    Abstract: The present invention relates to minimizing benzene, toluene, and an A9/A10 recycle loop in a zero benzene aromatics complex. More specifically, the present invention relates to a minimizing benzene, toluene, and an A9/A10 recycle loop in a zero benzene aromatics complex wherein the aromatic feed has a low methyl to phenyl ratio, and where the aromatic feed has a high methyl to phenyl ratio.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 11, 2017
    Publication date: April 11, 2019
    Inventors: Elizabeth A. Carter, Deng-Yang Jan, Timur V. Voskoboynikov
  • Publication number: 20190106367
    Abstract: The present invention relates to minimizing benzene, toluene, and an A9/A10 recycle loop in a zero benzene aromatics complex. More specifically, the present invention relates to a minimizing benzene, toluene, and an A9/A10 recycle loop in a zero benzene aromatics complex wherein the aromatic feed has a low methyl to phenyl ratio, and where the aromatic feed has a high methyl to phenyl ratio.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 11, 2017
    Publication date: April 11, 2019
    Inventors: Elizabeth A. Carter, Deng-Yang Jan, Timur V. Voskoboynikov
  • Patent number: 10167201
    Abstract: A new family of crystalline aluminosilicate zeolites has been synthesized and designated as UZM-54. These zeolites are represented by the empirical formula: Mmn+R1 r1p1+R2 r2p2+Al1-xExSiyOz where M is an alkali, alkaline earth, or rare earth metal such as sodium or strontium, R1 and R2 are organoammonium cation and E is a framework element such as gallium, iron, boron, or indium. These zeolites are characterized by unique x-ray diffraction patterns, high meso-surface areas and low Si/Al2 ratios and have catalytic properties for carrying out various hydrocarbon conversion processes.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 1, 2018
    Date of Patent: January 1, 2019
    Assignee: UOP LLC
    Inventors: Jaime G. Moscoso, Deng-Yang Jan
  • Patent number: 10166532
    Abstract: A process for the production of para-xylene is presented. The process includes the isomerization of C8 aromatics to para-xylene utilizing a new catalyst. The new catalyst and designated as UZM-54 is represented by the empirical composition in the as synthesized and anhydrous basis expressed by the empirical formula of: Mmn+R1r1p1+R2r2p2+Al1-xExSiyOz where M is an alkali, alkaline earth, or rare earth metal such as sodium and/or potassium, R1 and R2 are organoammonium cation and E is a framework element such as gallium, iron, boron, or indium. UZM-54 are characterized by unique x-ray diffraction patterns, high meso surface area, low Si/Al ratios.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 12, 2018
    Date of Patent: January 1, 2019
    Assignee: UOP LLC
    Inventors: Gregory B. Kuzmanich, Jaime G. Moscoso, Deng-Yang Jan
  • Patent number: 10160699
    Abstract: A catalytic reactor and membrane separation process is described in which a hydrocarbon feed comprising at least one alkane or alkylaromatic is at least one of dehydrogenated, dehydrocyclized, or dehydrocyclodimerized in first and second reactors. The reaction mixtures are separated in first and second membrane separation zones using first and second small pore microporous inorganic non-metallic membrane with a pore size of less than or equal to 4 ? at a temperature of greater than 500° C. The membrane separation zones are separate from the reactors.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 25, 2018
    Date of Patent: December 25, 2018
    Assignee: UOP LLC
    Inventors: Deng-Yang Jan, Chunqing Liu, Xueliang Dong