Patents by Inventor Takashi Tatsumi

Takashi Tatsumi 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).

  • Patent number: 9334170
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a process for the preparation of a zeolitic material having a CHA framework structure, said zeolitic material comprising zeolite crystals having a core-shell structure, wherein said process comprises the steps of (1) providing a mixture comprising one or more sources for Z2O5, one or more sources for X2O3, optionally one or more structure directing agents, and seed crystals having a CHA framework structure, wherein the CHA framework structure of the seed crystals comprises YO2, X2O3, and optionally Z2O5, and wherein the seed crystals have a diameter of 450 nm or greater; (2) crystallizing the mixture provided in (1) to afford zeolite crystals comprising a core of seed crystal provided in step (1) and a shell crystallized on the seed crystal; wherein Z is a pentavalent element, Y is a tetravalent element, and X is a trivalent element.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 14, 2012
    Date of Patent: May 10, 2016
    Assignees: BASF SE, Tokyo Institute of Technology
    Inventors: Bilge Yilmaz, Ulrich Müller, Feng-Shou Xiao, Takashi Tatsumi, Dirk de Vos, Xinhe Bao, Weiping Zhang, Hermann Gies, Hiroyuki Imai, Bart Tijsebaert, Limin Ren, Chengguan Yang
  • Patent number: 9334171
    Abstract: A process for the production of a zeolitic material having an LEV-type framework structure comprising YO2 and optionally comprising X203, wherein said process comprises preparing a mixture comprising one or more sources for YO2, one or more solvents, and optionally comprising seed crystals; and crystallizing the mixture; wherein Y is a tetravalent element, and X is a trivalent element, and wherein the crystallized mixture contains 0.1 wt.-% or less, more preferably 0.01 wt.-% or less of one or more metals M based on 100 wt.-% of YO2, wherein even more preferably the crystallized mixture contains no metal M, wherein M stands for sodium and/or potassium, wherein preferably M stands for the group of alkali and alkaline earth metals.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 17, 2011
    Date of Patent: May 10, 2016
    Assignees: BASF SE, TOKYO INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY
    Inventors: Bilge Yilmaz, Ulrich Müller, Meike Pfaff, Hermann Gies, Feng-Shou Xiao, Takashi Tatsumi, Xinhe Bao, Weiping Zhang, Dirk de Vos, Hiroyuki Imai, Bin Xie, Haiyan Zhang
  • Patent number: 9260313
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a process for the preparation of a silicate compound, comprising (1) providing at least one layered silicate; and (2) mixing said layered silicate with water and at least one silicon containing compound according to formula R4-mSi[—(SiR2)n—R]m wherein at least one residue R is a leaving group and none of the residues R contains Si; m is 0, 1, 2, 3, or 4; and n is an integer greater than or equal to 0.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 3, 2010
    Date of Patent: February 16, 2016
    Assignees: BASF SE, Tokyo Institute of Technology
    Inventors: Bilge Yilmaz, Ulrich Müller, Feng-Shou Xiao, Hermann Gies, Takashi Tatsumi, Dirk de Vos, Xinhe Bao, Weiping Zhang
  • Patent number: 9181145
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a process for the alkylation of an 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 alkylatable 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 is obtainable from a synthetic process which does not employ an organotemplate as structure directing agent.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 3, 2012
    Date of Patent: November 10, 2015
    Assignees: BASF SE, Tokyo Institute of Technology
    Inventors: Bilge Yilmaz, Ulrich Müller, Faruk Özkirim, Dirk de Vos, Feng-Shou Xiao, Takashi Tatsumi, Xinhe Bao, Weiping Zhang, Hermann Gies, Hiroyuki Imai, Bart Tijsebaert
  • Patent number: 8710271
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a process for the preparation of a zeolitic material having a BEA framework structure comprising the steps of: (i) providing one or more zeolitic materials having a BEA framework structure, wherein the BEA framework structure comprises YO2 and X2O3, wherein Y is a tetravalent element, and X is a trivalent element; (ii) subjecting the one or more zeolitic materials provided in step (i) to a procedure for removing at least a portion of X, preferably tetrahedrally coordinated X, from the BEA framework structure; wherein the Y:X molar ratios of the one or more zeolitic materials provided in step (i) are respectively comprised in the range of from 1 to 50.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 3, 2012
    Date of Patent: April 29, 2014
    Assignees: BASF SE, Tokyo Institute of Technology
    Inventors: Bilge Yilmaz, Ulrich Müller, Faruk Özkirim, Takashi Tatsumi, Feng-Shou Xiao, Dirk de Vos, Xinhe Bao, Weiping Zhang, Hermann Gies, Hiroyuki Imai, Bart Tijsebaert
  • Publication number: 20140109614
    Abstract: Provided is an air separation method and apparatus in which consumed power source can be reduced when oxygen is collected in a three-column process, including: a first separation step in which feed air is separated into high pressure nitrogen gas and high pressure oxygen-enriched liquid air; a second separation step in which a high pressure oxygen-enriched liquid air is separated into medium pressure nitrogen gas, and medium pressure oxygen-enriched liquid air; a first indirect heat exchange step in which a medium pressure nitrogen gas is condensed and a low pressure oxygen-enriched liquid air is vaporized by indirect heat exchange; and a third separation step in which a low pressure oxygen-enriched air is separated into low pressure nitrogen gas and low pressure liquid oxygen.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 13, 2012
    Publication date: April 24, 2014
    Applicant: TAIYO NIPPON SANSO CORPORATION
    Inventors: Hiroshi Tachibana, Takashi Tatsumi
  • Publication number: 20140113981
    Abstract: Described is a process for the production of a pillared silicate. The process comprises (i) providing a layered silicate; (ii) interlayer expanding the layered silicate provided in step (i) comprising a step of treating the layered silicate with one or more swelling agents; (iii) treating the interlayer expanded silicate obtained in step (ii) with one or more hydrolyzable silicon containing compounds; (iv) treating the interlayer expanded compound obtained in step (iii) with an aqueous solution to obtain a pillared silicate; (v) removing at least a portion of the one or more swelling agents from the pillared silicate obtained in step (iv); and (vi) impregnating the pillared silicate obtained in step (v) with one or more elements selected from the group consisting of Fe, Ru, Ir, and combinations of two or more thereof. Also described is a pillared silicate optionally obtainable from said process and its use, in particular, in a process for the production of one or more olefins according to the invention.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 17, 2013
    Publication date: April 24, 2014
    Applicant: BASF SE
    Inventors: Bilge Yilmaz, Ulrich Müller, Xinhe Bao, Weiping Zhang, Dirk de Vos, Takashi Tatsumi, Feng-Shou Xiao, Hermann Gies, Hiroyuki Imai
  • Publication number: 20130101503
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a process for the preparation of a zeolitic material having a CHA framework structure, said zeolitic material comprising zeolite crystals having a core-shell structure, wherein said process comprises the steps of (1) providing a mixture comprising one or more sources for Z2O5, one or more sources for X2O3, optionally one or more structure directing agents, and seed crystals having a CHA framework structure, wherein the CHA framework structure of the seed crystals comprises YO2, X2O3, and optionally Z2O5, and wherein the seed crystals have a diameter of 450 nm or greater; (2) crystallizing the mixture provided in (1) to afford zeolite crystals comprising a core of seed crystal provided in step (1) and a shell crystallized on the seed crystal; wherein Z is a pentavalent element, Y is a tetravalent element, and X is a trivalent element.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 14, 2012
    Publication date: April 25, 2013
    Applicants: Tokyo Institute of Technology, BASF SE
    Inventors: Bilge Yilmaz, Ulrich Müller, Feng-Shou Xiao, Takashi Tatsumi, Dirk de Vos, Xinhe Bao, Weiping Zhang, Hermann Gies, Hiroyuki Imai, Bart Tijsebaert, Limin Ren, Chengguan Yang
  • Patent number: 8426332
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a pillared silicate compound comprising a layered silicate structure, and bridging metal atoms located between adjacent silicate layers of the silicate structure, wherein said bridging metal atoms form at least one covalent bond to each of the adjacent silicate layers, as well as a process for the preparation of a pillared silicate compound, and further includes a pillared silicate compound obtainable and or obtained according to said process, as well as a method of catalyzing a chemical reaction comprising the step of contacting one or more chemical compounds with the any of the aforementioned pillared silicate compounds.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 1, 2011
    Date of Patent: April 23, 2013
    Assignee: BASF SE
    Inventors: Bilge Yilmaz, Ulrich Müller, Trees De Baerdemaeker, Hermann Gies, Feng-Shou Xiao, Takashi Tatsumi, Xinhe Bao, Weiping Zhang, Dirk de Vos
  • Publication number: 20120259141
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a process for the preparation of a zeolitic material having a BEA framework structure comprising the steps of: (i) providing one or more zeolitic materials having a BEA framework structure, wherein the BEA framework structure comprises YO2 and X2O3, wherein Y is a tetravalent element, and X is a trivalent element; (ii) subjecting the one or more zeolitic materials provided in step (i) to a procedure for removing at least a portion of X, preferably tetrahedrally coordinated X, from the BEA framework structure; wherein the Y:X molar ratios of the one or more zeolitic materials provided in step (i) are respectively comprised in the range of from 1 to 50.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 3, 2012
    Publication date: October 11, 2012
    Applicants: Tokyo Institute of Technology, BASF SE
    Inventors: Bilge Yilmaz, Ulrich Müller, Faruk Özkirim, Takashi Tatsumi, Feng-Shou Xiao, Dirk de Vos, Xinhe Bao, Weiping Zhang, Hermann Gies, Hiroyuki Imai, Bart Tijsebaert
  • Publication number: 20120259148
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a process for the alkylation of an 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 alkylatable 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 is obtainable from a synthetic process which does not employ an organotemplate as structure directing agent.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 3, 2012
    Publication date: October 11, 2012
    Applicants: Tokyo Institute of Technology, BASF SE
    Inventors: Bilge Yilmaz, Ulrich Müller, Faruk Özkirim, Dirk de Vos, Feng-Shou Xiao, Takashi Tatsumi, Xinhe Bao, Weiping Zhang, Hermann Gies, Hiroyuki Imai, Bart Tijsebaert
  • Patent number: 8173092
    Abstract: A novel silica which is in the form of ultrafine particles having mesopores and has a regular structure; and a process for producing the silica. The silica is a self-organized nanoparticulate silica characterized in that the average particle diameter is 4 to 30 nm, preferably 6 to 20 nm, and these particles are regularly arranged so as to form a primitive cubic lattice. The self-organized nanoparticulate silica is produced by mixing an alkoxysilane with an aqueous solution of a basic amino acid, reacting the mixture at 40 to 100° C., and subjecting the reaction mixture to drying and preferably to subsequent burning. Also provided is a process for producing fine silica particles having a particle diameter of 4 to 30 nm, which comprises mixing a solution of an alkoxysilane compound having 1 to 4 alkoxy groups with a solution of a basic amino acid and reacting the mixture at 20 to 100° C. to cause hydrolysis and condensation polymerization.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 10, 2006
    Date of Patent: May 8, 2012
    Assignee: Japan Science and Technology Agency
    Inventors: Takashi Tatsumi, Toshiyuki Yokoi
  • Publication number: 20120016045
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a process for the preparation of a layered silicate containing at least silicon and oxygen, comprising (1) providing a mixture containing silica and/or at least one silica precursor, water, at least one tetraalkylammonium compound selected from the group consisting of diethyldimethylammonium compound, a triethylmethylammonium compound, and a mixture of a diethyldimethylammonium and a triethylmethylammonium compound, and at least one base, and optionally at least one suitable seeding material; and (2) heating of the mixture obtained according to (1) under autogenous pressure (hydrothermal conditions) to a temperature in the range of from to 120 to 160° C. for a period in the range of from 5 to 10 days to give a suspension containing the layered silicate.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 3, 2010
    Publication date: January 19, 2012
    Applicants: TOKYO INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY, BASF SE
    Inventors: Bilge Yilmaz, Ulrich Müller, Meike Pfaff, Hermann Gies, Feng-Shou Xiao, Takashi Tatsumi, Dirk de Vos, Xinhe Bao, Weiping Zhang
  • Publication number: 20120004465
    Abstract: A process for the preparation of an isomorphously substituted layered silicate comprising (1) providing a mixture containing silica or a precursor thereof, at least one structure directing agent (SDA) allowing for the crystallization of the layered silicate, and water; (2) heating the mixture obtained according to (1) under hydrothermal conditions; (3) adding at least one source at least one element suitable for isomorphous substitution; (4) heating the mixture obtained according to (3) under hydrothermal conditions.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 3, 2010
    Publication date: January 5, 2012
    Applicants: Tokyo Institute of Technology, BASF SE
    Inventors: Bilge Yilmaz, Ulrich Müller, Meike Pfaff, Feng-Shou Xiao, Hermann Gies, Dirk de Vos, Xinhe Bao, Weiping Zhang, Takashi Tatsumi
  • Publication number: 20120004332
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a pillared silicate compound comprising a layered silicate structure, and bridging metal atoms located between adjacent silicate layers of the silicate structure, wherein said bridging metal atoms form at least one covalent bond to each of the adjacent silicate layers, as well as a process for the preparation of a pillared silicate compound, and further includes a pillared silicate compound obtainable and or obtained according to said process, as well as a method of catalyzing a chemical reaction comprising the step of contacting one or more chemical compounds with the any of the aforementioned pillared silicate compounds.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 1, 2011
    Publication date: January 5, 2012
    Applicants: BASF SE
    Inventors: Bilge Yilmaz, Ulrich Müller, Trees De Baerdemaeker, Hermann Gies, Feng-Shou Xiao, Takashi Tatsumi, Xinhe Bao, Weiping Zhang, Dirk de Vos
  • Publication number: 20110319250
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a process for the preparation of a silicate compound, comprising (1) providing at least one layered silicate; and (2) mixing said layered silicate with water and at least one silicon containing compound according to formula R4-mSi[—(SiR2)n—R]m wherein at least one residue R is a leaving group and none of the residues R contains Si; m is 0, 1, 2, 3, or 4; and n is an integer greater than or equal to 0.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 3, 2010
    Publication date: December 29, 2011
    Applicants: Tokyo Institute of Technology, BASF SE
    Inventors: Bilge Yilmaz, Ulrich Müller, Feng-Shou Xiao, Hermann Gies, Takashi Tatsumi, Dirk de Vos, Xinhe Bao, Weiping Zhang
  • Publication number: 20110319251
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a process for the preparation of an isomorphously substituted RUB-36 silicate comprising (1) providing a mixture containing silica, preferably amorphous silica, and/or at least one silica precursor, water, at least one suitable structure directing agent, (2) heating the mixture obtained according to (1) under hydrothermal conditions to give a suspension containing an RUB-36 silicate, (3) separating the RUB-36 silicate, wherein (a) either the mixture according to (1) contains at least one element suitable for isomorphous substitution and/or (b) the separated RUB-36 silicate according to (3) is subjected to isomorphous substitution.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 3, 2010
    Publication date: December 29, 2011
    Applicant: BASF SE
    Inventors: Bilge Yilmaz, Ulrich Müller, Feng-Shou Xiao, Hermann Gies, Xinhe Bao, Dirk De Vos, Takashi Tatsumi, Weiping Zhang
  • Publication number: 20110312486
    Abstract: Described is a process for the production of a zeolitic material having an LEV-type framework structure comprising YO2 and optionally comprising X2O3, wherein said process comprises (1) preparing a mixture comprising one or more sources for YO2, one or more solvents, and optionally comprising seed crystals; and (2) crystallizing the mixture obtained in step (1); wherein Y is a tetravalent element, and X is a trivalent element, and wherein the mixture crystallized in step (2) contains 3 wt.-% or less of one or more metals M based on 100 wt-% of YO2, preferably 1 wt.-% or less, more preferably 0.5 wt.-% or less, more preferably 0.1 wt.-% or less, more preferably 0.05 wt.-% or less, more preferably 0.01 wt.-% or less, more preferably 0.005 wt.-% or less, more preferably 0.001 wt.-% or less, more preferably 0.0005 wt.-% or less, more preferably 0.0001 wt.-% or less of one or more metals M based on 100 wt.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 17, 2011
    Publication date: December 22, 2011
    Applicants: Tokyo Institute of Technology, BASF SE
    Inventors: Bilge Yilmaz, Ulrich Müller, Meike Pfaff, Hermann Gies, Feng-Shou Xiao, Takashi Tatsumi, Xinhe Bao, Weiping Zhang, Dirk de Vos, Hiroyuki Imai, Bin Xie, Haiyan Zhang
  • Publication number: 20110313226
    Abstract: Described is a process for the production of a zeolitic material having an LEV-type framework structure comprising YO2 and optionally comprising X2O3, wherein said process comprises: (1) preparing a mixture comprising one or more sources for YO2, one or more solvents, and optionally comprising seed crystals; and (2) crystallizing the mixture obtained in step (1); wherein Y is a tetravalent element, and X is a trivalent element, wherein the zeolitic material optionally comprises one or more alkali metals M, wherein the molar ratio of the total amount of the one or more solvents to the total amount of the one or more sources for YO2 based on YO2 is 9.5 or less, and wherein for crystallization temperatures of 175° C.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 17, 2011
    Publication date: December 22, 2011
    Applicants: Tokyo Institute of Technology, BASF SE
    Inventors: Bilge Yilmaz, Ulrich Müller, Bibiana Andrea Betancur Moreno, Hermann Gies, Feng-Shou Xiao, Takashi Tatsumi, Xinhe Bao, Weiping Zhang, Dirk de Vos, Meike Pfaff, Bin Xie, Haiyan Zhang
  • Patent number: 8063114
    Abstract: A chiral inorganic mesoporous material characterized by having a chiral twisted structure and being mesoporous; a process for producing the material; and a method of using the material. The process for inorganic mesoporous material production is a method in which one or more polymerizable inorganic monomers selected from the group consisting of polymerizable inorganic monomers and polymerizable inorganic monomers having a functional group capable of having a charge are polymerized in the presence of a solvent using as a template a self-assembly of a chiral surfactant such as an N-(higher alkanoyl)amino acid salt. Examples of the use of the inorganic mesoporous material include the separation of racemates and reaction fields for asymmetric syntheses.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 28, 2005
    Date of Patent: November 22, 2011
    Assignee: Japan Science and Technology Agency
    Inventors: Takashi Tatsumi, Shunai Che, Kazutami Sakamoto