Patents by Inventor Xinhe Bao

Xinhe Bao 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: 10618855
    Abstract: Synthesis of aromatic hydrocarbons from synthesis gas in a fixed bed or a moving bed reactor loaded with a composite catalyst comprising Catalyst Component A and Catalyst Component B mixed via a mechanical mixing mode, wherein the active ingredient of the Catalyst Component A is active metal oxides; and the Catalyst Component B is one or both of ZSM-5 zeolite and metal modified ZSM-5; the pressure of the synthesis gas is 0.1-6 MPa; the reaction temperature is 300-600° C.; and the space velocity is 500-8000 h?1. The reaction process has a high product yield and selectivity, with the selectivity of aromatics reaching 50-85%, while the selectivity of the methane byproduct is less than 15%.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 12, 2016
    Date of Patent: April 14, 2020
    Assignee: DALIAN INSTITUTE OF CHEMICAL PHYSICS, CHINESE ACADEMY OF SCIENCES
    Inventors: Xiulian Pan, Junhao Yang, Feng Jiao, Yifeng Zhu, Xinhe Bao
  • 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: 10532961
    Abstract: The present invention discloses catalyst and method for producing light olefins directly from synthesis gas by a one-step process, and particularly relates to method and catalyst for directly converting synthesis gas into light olefins by a one-step process. The provided catalysts are composite materials formed of multicomponent metal oxide composites and inorganic solid acids with hierarchical pore structures. The inorganic solid acids have a hierarchical pore structure having micropores, mesopores and macropores. The metal composites can be mixed with or dispersed on surfaces or in pore channels of the inorganic solid acid and can catalyze the synthesis gas conversion to a C2-C4 light hydrocarbon product containing two to four carbon atoms. The single pass conversion of CO is 10%-60%. The selectivity of light hydrocarbon in all hydrocarbon products can be up to 60%-95%, wherein the selectivity of light olefins (C2?—C4?) is 50%-85%.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 16, 2015
    Date of Patent: January 14, 2020
    Assignee: DALIAN INSTITUTE OF CHEMICAL PHYSICS, CHINESE ACADEMY OF SCIENCES
    Inventors: Xiulian Pan, Jinjing Li, Feng Jiao, Xinhe Bao
  • 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
  • Publication number: 20190275505
    Abstract: Direct conversion of syngas to light olefins is carried out in a fixed bed or a moving bed reactor with a composite catalyst A+B. The active ingredient of catalyst A is active metal oxide; and catalyst B is one or more than one of zeolite of CHA and AEI structures or metal modified CHA and/or AEI zeolite. A spacing between geometric centers of the active metal oxide of the catalyst A and the particle of the catalyst B is 5 ?m-40 mm. A spacing between axes of the particles is preferably 100 ?m-5 mm, and more preferably 200 ?m-4 mm. A weight ratio of the active ingredients in the catalyst A and the catalyst B is within a range of 0.1-20 times, and preferably 0.3-5.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 4, 2017
    Publication date: September 12, 2019
    Inventors: Xinhe BAO, Feng JIAO, Xiulian PAN, Minzheng DING
  • Publication number: 20190143288
    Abstract: A reactor configuration comprises an inlet section I, a preheating section II, a transition section III, a reaction section IV and an outlet section V; except for the preheating section II and the reaction section IV, the existence of the inlet section I, the transition section III and the outlet section V depends on reaction conditions; and the process realizes no coke deposition synthesis of methane and high selectivity synthesis of ethylene. The methane conversion rate is 20-90%; ethylene selectivity is 65-95%; propylene and butylene selectivity is 5-25%; aromatic hydrocarbon selectivity is 0-30%; and coke deposition is zero.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 22, 2017
    Publication date: May 16, 2019
    Inventors: Xinhe BAO, Xiaoguang GUO, Guangzong FANG, Xiulian PAN, Jingheng MENG, Qinqin YU, Dali TAN
  • Publication number: 20190031575
    Abstract: Synthesis of aromatic hydrocarbons from synthesis gas in a fixed bed or a moving bed reactor loaded with a composite catalyst comprising Catalyst Component A and Catalyst Component B mixed via a mechanical mixing mode, wherein the active ingredient of the Catalyst Component A is active metal oxides; and the Catalyst Component B is one or both of ZSM-5 zeolite and metal modified ZSM-5; the pressure of the synthesis gas is 0.1-6 MPa; the reaction temperature is 300-600° C.; and the space velocity is 500-8000 h?1. The reaction process has a high product yield and selectivity, with the selectivity of aromatics reaching 50-85%, while the selectivity of the methane byproduct is less than 15%.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 12, 2016
    Publication date: January 31, 2019
    Inventors: Xiulian PAN, Junhao YANG, Feng JIAO, Yifeng ZHU, Xinhe BAO
  • Publication number: 20180194700
    Abstract: The present invention discloses catalyst and method for producing light olefins directly from synthesis gas by a one-step process, and particularly relates to method and catalyst for directly converting synthesis gas into light olefins by a one-step process. The provided catalysts are composite materials formed of multicomponent metal oxide composites and inorganic solid acids with hierarchical pore structures. The inorganic solid acids have a hierarchical pore structure having micropores, mesopores and macropores. The metal composites can be mixed with or dispersed on surfaces or in pore channels of the inorganic solid acid and can catalyze the synthesis gas conversion to a C2-C4 light hydrocarbon product containing two to four carbon atoms. The single pass conversion of CO is 10%-60%. The selectivity of light hydrocarbon in all hydrocarbon products can be up to 60%-95%, wherein the selectivity of light olefins (C2?-C4?) is 50%-85%.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 16, 2015
    Publication date: July 12, 2018
    Inventors: Xiulian PAN, Jinjing LI, Feng JIAO, Xinhe BAO
  • Publication number: 20180169621
    Abstract: A process of methane catalytic conversion produces olefins, aromatics, and hydrogen under oxygen-free, continuous flowing conditions. Such a process has little coke deposition and realizes atom-economic conversion. Under the conditions encountered in a fixed bed reactor (i.e. reaction temperature: 750-1200° C.; reaction pressure: atmospheric pressure; the weight hourly space velocity of feed gas: 1000-30000 ml/g/h; and fixed bed), conversion of methane is 8-50%. The selectivity of olefins is 30-90%. And selectivity of aromatics is 10-70%. The catalyst for this methane conversion has a SiO2-based matrix having active species that are formed by confining dopant metal atoms in the lattice of the matrix.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 15, 2018
    Publication date: June 21, 2018
    Inventors: Xinhe BAO, Xiaoguang GUO, Guangzong FANG, Dehui DENG, Hao MA, Dali TAN
  • Patent number: 9932280
    Abstract: Provided is a method for the preparation of a metal lattice-doping catalyst in an amorphous molten state, and the process of catalyzing methane to make olefins, aromatics, and hydrogen using the catalyst under oxygen-free, continuous flowing conditions. Such a process has little coke deposition and realizes atom-economic conversion. Under the conditions encountered in a fixed bed reactor (i.e. reaction temperature: 750˜1200° C.; reaction pressure: atmospheric pressure; the weight hourly space velocity of feed gas: 1000˜30000 ml/g/h; and fixed bed), conversion of methane is 8-50%. The selectivity of olefins is 30˜90%. And selectivity of aromatics is 10˜70%. There is no coking. The reaction process has many advantages, including a long catalyst life (>100 hrs), high stability of redox and hydrothermal properties under high temperature, high selectivity towards target products, zero coke deposition, easy separation of products, good reproducibility, safe and reliable operation, etc.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 24, 2013
    Date of Patent: April 3, 2018
    Assignee: DALIAN INSTITUTE OF CHEMICAL PHYSICS, CHINESE ACADEMY OF SCIENCES
    Inventors: Xinhe Bao, Xiaoguang Guo, Guangzong Fang, Dehui Deng, Hao Ma, Dali Tan
  • Publication number: 20180022611
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a method for the preparation of a treated zeolitic material having a BEA framework structure comprising the steps of: (i) providing a zeolitic material 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, 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: Application
    Filed: February 11, 2016
    Publication date: January 25, 2018
    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
  • Publication number: 20160325228
    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: Application
    Filed: December 30, 2014
    Publication date: November 10, 2016
    Applicants: 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, Bllge YILMAZ
  • 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
  • Publication number: 20140336432
    Abstract: The present invention is related to the preparation of a metal lattice-doping catalyst in an amorphous molten state, and the process of catalyzing methane to make olefins, aromatics, and hydrogen using the catalyst under oxygen-free, continuous flowing conditions. Such a process has little coke deposition and realizes atom-economic conversion. Under the conditions encountered in a fixed bed reactor (i.e. reaction temperature: 750˜1200° C.; reaction pressure: atmospheric pressure; the weight hourly space velocity of feed gas: 1000˜30000 ml/g/h; and fixed bed), conversion of methane is 8-50%. The selectivity of olefins is 30˜90%. And selectivity of aromatics is 10˜70%. There is no coking. The reaction process has many advantages, including a long catalyst life (>100 hrs), high stability of redox and hydrothermal properties under high temperature, high selectivity towards target products, zero coke deposition, easy separation of products, good reproducibility, safe and reliable operation, etc.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 24, 2013
    Publication date: November 13, 2014
    Inventors: Xinhe Bao, Xiaoguang Guo, Guangzong Fang, Dehui Deng, Hao Ma, Dali Tan
  • 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: 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