Patents by Inventor Dirk de Vos

Dirk de Vos 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: 20210299642
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a process for the preparation of a zeolitic material SiO2 and X2O3 in its framework structure, wherein X stands for a trivalent element, wherein said process comprises interzeolitic conversion of a first zeolitic material comprising SiO2 and X2O3 in its framework structure, wherein the first zeolitic material has an FER-, TON-, MTT-, BEA-, MEL-, MWW-, MFS-, and/or MFI-type framework structure to a second zeolitic material comprising SiO2 and X2O3 in its framework structure, wherein the second zeolitic material obtained in (2) has a different type of framework structure than the first zeolitic material. Furthermore, the present invention relates to a zeolitic material per se as obtainable and/or obtained according to the inventive process and to its use, in particular as a molecular sieve, as an adsorbent, for ion-exchange, or as a catalyst and/or as a catalyst support.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 18, 2019
    Publication date: September 30, 2021
    Inventors: Andrei-Nicolae PARVULESCU, Robert MCGUIRE, Ulrich MUELLER, Xiangju MENG, Feng-Shou XIAO, Toshiyuki YOKOI, Dirk DE VOS, Bernd MARLER, Hermann GIES, Ute KOLB, Weiping ZHANG
  • Patent number: 11072535
    Abstract: A zeolitic material having framework type CHA, comprising a transition metal M and an alkali metal A, and having a framework structure comprising a tetravalent element Y, a trivalent element X and O, wherein the transition metal M is a transition I metal of groups 7 to 12 of the periodic table, A is one or more of K and Cs, Y is one or more of Si, Ge, Ti, Sn and Zr, and X is one or more of Al, B, Ga and In. A process for preparing such a zeolitic material. Use of such a zeolitic material.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 3, 2018
    Date of Patent: July 27, 2021
    Assignee: BASF SE
    Inventors: Mathias Feyen, Ulrich Mueller, Xinhe Bao, Weiping Zhang, Dirk De Vos, Hermann Gies, Feng-Shou Xiao, Toshiyuki Yokoi, Ute Kolb, Bernd Marler, Yong Wang, Trees De Baerdemaeker, Chuan Shi, Xiulian Pan, Xiangju Meng
  • Publication number: 20210214518
    Abstract: A method for alcoholising polyurethane (PUR) materials made from at least one polyol compound having a hydroxyl value X and at least one polyisocyanate compound; wherein the method includes contacting the polyurethane material with at least one alcoholising compound, thereby forming a reaction mixture (M0) and allowing the polyurethane material and the alcoholising compound to react in the reaction mixture (M0), thereby forming a mixture (M); allowing the mixture (M) to separate into at least two immiscible phases; wherein at least one phase is characterized by a hydroxyl value Y wherein Y?3.5*X; wherein at least one alcoholising compound is characterized by a hydroxyl functionality of at least 4 and by an equivalent weight of at most 65.0 g/mol; with the proviso that when a mixture of alcoholising compounds is used, the average hydroxyl functionality of all alcoholising compounds is at least 4 and the average equivalent weight of all alcoholising compounds is at most 65.0 g/mol.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 16, 2019
    Publication date: July 15, 2021
    Applicant: RECTICEL
    Inventors: Thomas Vanbergen, Dirk De Vos, Isabel Verlent, Joke De Geeter, Bart Haelterman
  • Publication number: 20210162385
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a rare earth element containing zeolitic material having a framework structure selected from the group consisting of AEI, AFT, AFV, AFX, AVL, CHA, EMT, GME, KFI, LEV, LTN, and SFW, including mixtures of two or more thereof, the framework structure of the zeolitic material comprising SiO2 and X2O3, wherein X stands for a trivalent element, wherein the zeolitic material displays an SiO2:X2O3 molar ratio in the range of from 2 to 20, and wherein the zeolitic material contains one or more rare earth elements as counter-ions at the ion exchange sites of the framework structure. Furthermore, the present invention relates to a process for the production of the inventive rare earth element containing zeolitic material as well as to the use of the inventive rare earth element containing zeolitic material as such and as obtainable and/or obtained according to the inventive process.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 23, 2019
    Publication date: June 3, 2021
    Applicant: BASF SE
    Inventors: Andrei-Nicolae PARVULESCU, Robert MCGUIRE, Ulrich MUELLER, Weiping ZHANG, Xiangju MENG, Feng-Shou XIAO, Toshiyuki YOKOI, Hermann GIES, Bernd MARLER, Ute KOLB, Dirk DE VOS
  • Publication number: 20210101800
    Abstract: Provided is a crystalline layered silicate, having an X-ray diffraction pattern comprising reflections at 2-theta values of (5.3±0.2)°, (8.6±0.2)°, (9.8±0.2)°, (21.7±0.2)° and (22.7±0.2). Also provided are a process for preparing the crystalline layered silicate and uses of the layered silicate. The process comprises steps of: (i) preparing a synthesis mixture comprising water, a source of Si, and a structure directing agent comprising a diethyldimethylammonium compound; (ii) subjecting the synthesis mixture obtained from (i) to hydrothermal synthesis conditions comprising heating the synthesis mixture obtained from (i) to a temperature in the range of from 110 to 180° C. and keeping the synthesis mixture at a temperature in this range under autogenous pressure for 1 to 6 days, obtaining a mother liquor comprising the crystalline layered silicate.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 21, 2019
    Publication date: April 8, 2021
    Applicant: BASF SE
    Inventors: Mathias FEYEN, Ulrich MUELLER, Xinhe BAO, Weiping ZHANG, Dirk DE VOS, Hermann GIES, Feng-Shou XIAO, Toshiyuki YOKOI, Ute KOLB, Bernd MARLER, Yong WANG, Trees DE BAERDEMAEKER, Chuan SHI, Xiulian PAN, Xiangju MENG, Antje GRUENEWALD-LUEKE
  • Publication number: 20210101801
    Abstract: A process for preparing a porous oxidic material with micropores and mesopores and a zeolitic material having an AEI framework with a tetravalent element Y, a trivalent element X and oxygen, the micropores having a pore diameter determined by nitrogen adsorption-desorption at 77 K of less than 2 nm and the mesopores having a pore diameter of from 2 to 50 nm, the process involving subjecting a synthesis mixture to hydrothermal crystallization at a crystallization temperature of from 90 to 200° C., to obtain a mother liquor containing the porous oxidic material having the zeolitic AEI framework.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 22, 2019
    Publication date: April 8, 2021
    Applicant: BASF SE
    Inventors: Robert MCGUIRE, Ulrich MUELLER, Feng-Shou XIAO, Xiangju MENG, Xinhe BAO, Xiulian PAN, Toshiyuki YOKOI, Dirk DE VOS, Ute KOLB, Hermann GIES, Bernd MARLER, Weiping ZHANG
  • Publication number: 20210053041
    Abstract: A process for preparing a zeolitic material comprising Ti, having framework type CHA and having a framework structure which comprises Si and O, said process comprising (i) preparing a pre-synthesis mixture comprising water, a CHA framework structure directing agent, and a zeolitic material comprising Ti, having framework type MFI and having a framework structure which comprises Si and O; (ii) removing water from the pre-synthesis mixture obtained from (i) by heating the pre-synthesis mixture to a temperature of less than 100° C. at a pressure of less than 1 bar (abs); (iii) hydrothermally crystallizing the zeolitic material comprising Ti, having framework type CHA and having a framework structure which comprises Si and O.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 23, 2019
    Publication date: February 25, 2021
    Applicant: BASF SE
    Inventors: Mathias FEYEN, Ulrich MUELLER, Xinhe BAO, Weiping ZHANG, Dirk DE VOS, Hermann GIES, Feng-Shou XIAO, Toshiyuki YOKOI, Ute KOLB, Bernd MARLER, Yong WANG, Trees DE BAERDEMAEKER, Chuan SHI, Xiangju MENG, Xiulian PAN
  • Patent number: 10870583
    Abstract: A process for preparing a zeolitic material containing YO2 and X2O3, where Y and X represent a tetravalent element and a trivalent element, respectively, is described. The process includes (1) a step of preparing a mixture containing one or more structure directing agents, seed crystals, and a first zeolitic material containing YO2 and X2O3 and having FAU-, GIS-, MOR-, and/or LTA-type framework structures; and (2) a step of heating the mixture for obtaining a second zeolitic material containing YO2 and X2O3 and having a different framework structure than the first zeolitic material. The mixture prepared in (1) and heated in (2) contains 1000 wt % or less of H2O based on 100 wt % of YO2 in the framework structure of the first zeolitic material. A zeolitic material obtainable and/or obtained by the process and its use are also described.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 13, 2017
    Date of Patent: December 22, 2020
    Assignee: BASF SE
    Inventors: Robert McGuire, Mathias Feyen, Ulrich Mueller, Xinhe Bao, Weiping Zhang, Dirk De Vos, Hermann Gies, Feng-Shou Xiao, Toshiyuki Yokoi, Ute Kolb, Bernd Marler, Chuan Shi, Xiulian Pan, Xiangju Meng, Stefan Maurer, Yu Dai, Yong Wang, Trees De Baerdemaeker
  • Publication number: 20200308083
    Abstract: Disclosed is a process for the alkylation of an aliphatic organic compound comprising: (a) providing a catalyst comprising one or more zeolitic materials having a BEA framework structure, wherein the BEA framework structure comprises YO2 and optionally comprises X2O3, wherein Y is a tetravalent element, and X is a trivalent element, (b) contacting the catalyst with one or more aliphatic organic compounds in the presence of one or more alkylating agents in one or more reactors for obtaining one or more alkylated organic compounds, wherein the one or more zeolitic materials are obtainable from a synthetic process which does not employ an organotemplate as structure directing agent.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 20, 2018
    Publication date: October 1, 2020
    Applicant: BASF SE
    Inventors: Robert MCGUIRE, Andrei-Nicolae PARVULESCU, Ulrich MUELLER, Dirk DE VOS, Patrick TOMKINS
  • Patent number: 10767263
    Abstract: A method of producing a metal-organic framework (MOF) film on a substrate is provided. The method includes providing a substrate having a main surface and forming on the main surface a MOF film using an organometallic compound precursor and at least one organic ligand, wherein each of the organometallic compound precursor and the at least one organic ligand is provided only in the vapour phase.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 31, 2018
    Date of Patent: September 8, 2020
    Assignees: IMEC VZW, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, KU LEUVEN R&D.
    Inventors: Ivo Stassen, Rob Ameloot, Dirk De Vos, Philippe M. Vereecken
  • Publication number: 20200276571
    Abstract: Provided are a process for the preparation of an iron containing zeolitic material having an AEI framework structure using a quaternary phosphonium cation, as well as an iron containing zeolitic material per se as obtainable or obtained according to the process. Furthermore, an exhaust gas treatment system comprising the iron containing zeolitic material and the use of the iron containing zeolitic material as a catalyst are provided.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 8, 2018
    Publication date: September 3, 2020
    Applicant: BASF SE
    Inventors: Mathias FEYEN, Ulrich MUELLER, Xinhe BAO, Weiping ZHANG, Dirk DE VOS, Hermann GIES, Feng-Shou XIAO, Toshiyuki YOKOI, Ute KOLB, Bernd MARLER, Yong WANG, Trees DE BAERDEMAEKER, Chuan SHI, Xiangju MENG, Xiulian PAN
  • Publication number: 20200223705
    Abstract: A zeolitic material having framework type CHA, comprising a transition metal M and an alkali metal A, and having a framework structure comprising a tetravalent element Y, a trivalent element X and 0, wherein the transition metal M is a transition metal of groups 7 to 12 of the periodic table, A is one or more of K and Cs, Y is one or more of Si, Ge, Ti, Sn and Zr, and X is one or more of Al, B, Ga and In. A process for preparing such a zeolitic material. Use of such a zeolitic material.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 3, 2018
    Publication date: July 16, 2020
    Applicant: BASF SE
    Inventors: Mathias FEYEN, Ulrich MUELLER, Xinhe BAO, Weiping ZHANG, Dirk DE VOS, Hermann GIES, Feng-Shou XIAO, Toshiyuki YOKOI, Ute KOLB, Bernd MARLER, Yong WANG, Trees DE BAERDEMAEKER, Chuan SHI, Xiulian PAN, Xiangju MENG
  • Publication number: 20200114340
    Abstract: A composition comprising a support material which comprises silicon carbide on the surface of which a zeolitic material of the AEI/CHA family is supported, wherein at least 99 weight-% of the framework structure of the zeolitic material consist of a tetravalent element Y which is one or more of Si, Ge, Ti, Sn and V; a trivalent element X which is one or more of Al, Ga, In, and B; O; and H.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 25, 2018
    Publication date: April 16, 2020
    Applicant: BASF SE
    Inventors: Mathias FEYEN, Ulrich MUELLER, Xinhe BAO, Weiping ZHANG, Dirk de VOS, Hermann GIES, Feng-Shou XIAO, Yokoi TOSHIYUKI, Ute KOLB, Bernd MARLER, Yong WANG, Trees DE BAERDEMAEKER, Chuan SHI, Xiulian PAN, Xiangju MENG
  • Patent number: 10596518
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a process for the production of a zeolitic material having a BEA-type framework structure comprising YO2 and X2O3, wherein said process comprises the steps of (1) preparing a mixture comprising one or more sources for YO2 and one or more sources for X2O3; (2) crystallizing the mixture obtained in step (1); (3) subjecting the zeolitic material having a BEA-type framework structure obtained in step (2) to an ion-exchange procedure with Cu; and (4) subjecting the Cu ion-exchanged zeolitic material obtained in step (3) to an ion-exchange procedure with Fe; wherein Y is a tetravalent element, and X is a trivalent element, wherein the mixture provided in step (1) and crystallized in step (2) further comprises seed crystals comprising one or more zeolitic materials having a BEA-type framework structure, and wherein the mixture provided in step (1) and crystallized in step (2) does not contain an organotemplate as a structure-directing agent, as well as to the zeolitic material having
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 30, 2014
    Date of Patent: March 24, 2020
    Assignees: BASF SE, TOKYO INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY
    Inventors: Mathias Feyen, Stefan Maurer, Ulrich Mueller, Xinhe Bao, Weiping Zhang, Dirk De Vos, Hermann Gies, Feng-Shou Xiao, Toshiyuki Yokoi, Bilge Yilmaz
  • Patent number: 10556801
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a method for the preparation of a treated zeolitic material having a BEA framework structure including the steps of: (i) providing a zeolitic material having a BEA framework structure, wherein the BEA framework structure includes YO2 and X2O3, wherein Y is a tetravalent element, and X is a trivalent element, and wherein the zeolitic material having a BEA framework structure is obtainable and/or obtained from an organotemplate-free synthetic process; (ii) calcining the zeolitic material provided in step (i) at a temperature of 650° C. or more; and (iii) treating the calcined zeolitic material obtained from step (ii) with an aqueous solution having a pH of 5 or less, as well as to zeolitic materials per se preferably obtainable according to the inventive method and to their use, and to a process for converting oxygenates to olefins employing the inventive zeolitic materials.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 11, 2016
    Date of Patent: February 11, 2020
    Assignee: BASF SE
    Inventors: Mathias Feyen, Stefan Maurer, Ulrich Mueller, Xinhe Bao, Weiping Zhang, Dirk de Vos, Hermann Gies, Feng-Shou Xiao, Yokoi Toshiyuki, Bilge Yilmaz, Ryoichi Otomo
  • Patent number: 10450330
    Abstract: There is provided a process for preparing a zirconium-based metal organic framework (Zr-MOF), the process comprising the steps (i) preparing a reaction mixture comprising zirconium ions, sulfate ions and at least one organic linker compound in an aqueous solvent; and (ii) heating the reaction mixture from step (i).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 25, 2015
    Date of Patent: October 22, 2019
    Assignees: CHRISTIAN-ALBRECHTS UNIVERSITÄT ZU KIEL, KATHOLIEKE UNIVERSITEIT LEUVEN, UNIVERSITETET I OSLO
    Inventors: Helge Reinsch, Karl Peter Lillerud, Sachin Chavan, Unni Olsbye, Dirk De Vos, Norbert Stock
  • Publication number: 20190300375
    Abstract: A process for preparing a zeolitic material containing YO2 and X2O3, where Y and X represent a tetravalent element and a trivalent element, respectively, is described. The process includes (1) a step of preparing a mixture containing one or more structure directing agents, seed crystals, and a first zeolitic material containing YO2 and X2O3 and having FAU-, GIS-, MOR-, and/or LTA-type framework structures; and (2) a step of heating the mixture for obtaining a second zeolitic material containing YO2 and X2O3 and having a different framework structure than the first zeolitic material. The mixture prepared in (1) and heated in (2) contains 1000 wt % or less of H2O based on 100 wt % of YO2 in the framework structure of the first zeolitic material. A zeolitic material obtainable and/or obtained by the process and its use are also described.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 13, 2017
    Publication date: October 3, 2019
    Applicant: BASF SE
    Inventors: Robert MCGUIRE, Mathias FEYEN, Ulrich MUELLER, Xinhe BAO, Weiping ZHANG, Dirk DE VOS, Hermann GIES, Feng-Shou XIAO, Toshiyuki YOKOI, Ute KOLB, Bernd MARLER, Chuan SHI, Xiulian PAN, Xiangju MENG, Stefan MAURER, Yu DAI, Yong WANG, Trees DE BAERDEMAEKER
  • Patent number: 10226763
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a process for preparing at least one sheet silicate comprising Ga and/or Zn, and based thereon, a framework silicate, preferably of the RRO structure type, to the sheet silicate and framework silicate themselves and to the uses of the silicates, especially of the framework silicate, preferably as catalysts.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 20, 2015
    Date of Patent: March 12, 2019
    Assignees: BASF SE, RUBITEC-GESELLSCHAFT FUER INNOVATION UND TECHNOLOGIE DER RUHR-UNIVERSITAET BOCHUM MBH
    Inventors: Ulrich Mueller, Natalia Trukhan, Hermann Gies, Bart Tijsebaert, Csaba Varszegi, Dirk De Vos
  • Publication number: 20190024235
    Abstract: A method of producing a metal-organic framework (MOF) film on a substrate is disclosed, the method comprising providing a substrate having a main surface and forming on said main surface a MOF film using an organometallic compound pre-cursor and at least one organic ligand, wherein each of said organometallic compound precursor and said at least one organic ligand is provided only in vapour phase.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 31, 2018
    Publication date: January 24, 2019
    Applicants: IMEC VZW, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, KU LEUVEN R&D
    Inventors: Ivo Stassen, Rob Ameloot, Dirk De Vos, Philippe M. Vereecken
  • Patent number: 10094020
    Abstract: A method of producing a metal-organic framework (MOF) film on a substrate is disclosed, the method comprising providing a substrate having a main surface and forming on said main surface a MOF film using an organometallic compound precursor and at least one organic ligand, wherein each of said organometallic compound precursor and said at least one organic ligand is provided only in vapour phase.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 29, 2015
    Date of Patent: October 9, 2018
    Assignees: IMEC VZW, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, KU LEUVEN R&D
    Inventors: Ivo Stassen, Rob Ameloot, Dirk De Vos, Philippe M. Vereecken