Reactant Contains Heavy Metal Patents (Class 252/182.33)
  • Patent number: 10364148
    Abstract: The nanocomposite system for hydrogen storage is a composite of MgH2 powder with ZrNi5 powder and a combination of Nb2O5, TiC and VC. Preferably, the MgH2 is in nanocrystalline form and the ZrNi5 is significantly in a Friauf-Laves phase. The nanocomposite system is formed by combining the MgH2 powder with the ZrNi5, Nb2O5, TiC and VC, preferably in amounts of 4 wt. % ZrNi5+1 wt. % Nb2O5+0.5 wt. % TiC+0.5 wt. % VC, to form a mixture, and then performing reactive ball milling on the mixture. Preferably, the reactive ball milling is performed for a period of 50 hours.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 11, 2019
    Date of Patent: July 30, 2019
    Assignee: Kuwait Institute for Scientific Research
    Inventors: Mohamed Sherif Mohamed Mostafa El-Eskandarany, Fahad Talal Mohammed Ali Salem Alajmi, Mohammad E. A. A. Banyan
  • Patent number: 10258925
    Abstract: An emissions treatment apparatus includes a first mechanism arranged to receive an exhaust gas, wherein the first mechanism is supplied with a first substance arranged to react with a first exhaust compound to process the exhaust gas, the first substance being chemically derived from an electrolyte source. The emissions treatment apparatus further comprises a second mechanism arranged to receive the exhaust gas after its reaction with the first exhaust compound; wherein the second mechanism receives a second substance arranged to react with a second exhaust compound to further process the exhaust gas, the second substance being chemically derived from an electrolyte source.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 4, 2016
    Date of Patent: April 16, 2019
    Assignee: CITY UNIVERSITY OF HONG KONG
    Inventors: Siu Chuen Lau, Roy A. L. Vellaisamy, Joseph Chung Kai Wong
  • Patent number: 10147846
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a process for the continuous preparation of core-shell nanoparticles, comprising a core of a core material, preferably of a semiconductor material, and a shell of a shell material, preferably of a semiconductor material, wherein selected starting materials for the shell material are mixed with a dispersion of nanoparticles of the core material and are passed continuously through a reaction zone of a tubular reactor, and other starting materials for the shell material are fed to the reaction zone of the tubular reactor at two or more locations, preferably via a tubular membrane, and the starting materials for the shell material react in the reaction zone to form a shell around the nanoparticles of the core material. The invention also relates to the tubular reactor with the membrane and its use for the continuous synthesis of core-shell nanoparticles.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 29, 2013
    Date of Patent: December 4, 2018
    Assignee: Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft Zur Förderung Der Angewandten Forschung E.V.
    Inventors: Van Huong Schmidtke-Tran, Steffen Jan Niehaus, Horst Weller, Daniel Ness
  • Patent number: 9814867
    Abstract: The present invention provides a device including a titania nanotube membrane having a plurality of titania nanotubes on a titanium substrate where the titania nanotubes are open at both ends and capable of allowing diffusion of liquids or solids from one side of the membrane to the other through the titania nanotubes. Methods of making the titania nanotube membrane are also provided.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 5, 2012
    Date of Patent: November 14, 2017
    Assignee: NANO PRECISION MEDICAL, INC.
    Inventors: Adam D. Mendelsohn, Kathleen E. Fischer, Lily H. Peng, William G. Fischer
  • Patent number: 9656256
    Abstract: The present invention relates to an n-heterocyclic carbene (NHC) type palladium catalyst and its preparation method as well as applications. Its preparation process is as below: select glyoxal as the raw material to synthesize glyoxaldiimine in the presence of Lewis acid or Bronsted acid, and then react with paraformaldehyde to get the NHC type ligand. Use palladium(II) to react with the compound containing carbon-nitrogen double bonds to get palladium(II) cyclic dimer; make the palladium cyclic dimer and the NHC type ligand coordinated to get the NHC type palladium catalyst. The palladium catalyst with a brand new structure according to the present invention, boasts high activity and multi-purpose.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 28, 2014
    Date of Patent: May 23, 2017
    Assignee: SHANGHAI RESEARCH INSTITUTE OF CHEMICAL INDUSTRY CO., LTD.
    Inventors: An Shen, Yucai Cao, Xiangyang Wu, Xiaofeng Ye, Chen Ni, Yongqing Li
  • Patent number: 9505625
    Abstract: A method for preparing a composition including synthetic mineral particles, in which: a hydrogel that is a precursor of the synthetic mineral particles is prepared, and the hydrogel is subjected to a hydrothermal treatment, characterized in that at least one step of the hydrothermal treatment is carried out with the addition of at least one carboxylate salt to the treatment medium, the carboxylate salt having the formula R—COOM?, where M? denotes a metal selected from the group consisting of Na and K, and R is selected from H and the alkyl groups that include fewer than 10 carbon atoms.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 22, 2011
    Date of Patent: November 29, 2016
    Assignees: UNIVERSITE PAUL SABATIER TOULOUSE III, CENTRE NATIONAL DE LA RECHERCHE SCIENTIFIQUE (C.N.R.S.)
    Inventors: Christophe Le Roux, Francois Martin, Pierre Micoud, Angela Dumas
  • Patent number: 9296043
    Abstract: Methods for synthesizing metal nanoparticles and the nanoparticles so produced are provided. The methods include addition of surfactant to a novel reagent complex between zero-valent metal and a hydride. The nanoparticles produced by the method include oxide-free, zero-valent tin nanoparticles useful in fabricating a battery electrode.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 4, 2013
    Date of Patent: March 29, 2016
    Assignee: Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing North America, Inc.
    Inventors: Michael Paul Rowe, Nikhilendra Singh
  • Patent number: 9207185
    Abstract: An automatic method or the classification of the Degrees of Maturation (DM) for fired iron ore pellets, independent of human intervention, based on the digital acquisition of microscopy images of polished cross sections, and their processing, analysis and classification by a suitable software procedure.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 26, 2013
    Date of Patent: December 8, 2015
    Assignees: VALE S.A., FACULDADES CATOLICAS
    Inventors: Maria Beatriz Vieira, Sidnei Paciornik, Otavio da Fonseca Martins Gomes, Karen Soares Augusto, Aloísio Antônio Melo Borges
  • Patent number: 9142834
    Abstract: Electrodes employing as active material magnesium nanoparticles synthesized by a novel route are provided. The nanoparticle synthesis is facile and reproducible, and provides magnesium nanoparticles of very small dimension and high purity for a wide range of metals. The electrodes utilizing these nanoparticles thus may have superior capability. Magnesium ion electrochemical cells employing said electrodes are also provided.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 10, 2014
    Date of Patent: September 22, 2015
    Assignee: Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing North America, Inc.
    Inventors: Rana Mohtadi, Michael Paul Rowe, Ryan Daniel Desautels
  • Patent number: 9040156
    Abstract: This invention relates to whitlockite and a method for manufacturing the same. The method includes adding, to water, a calcium ion supplying material and a cation supplying material containing a cation (X) other than the calcium ion to prepare a cation aqueous solution, adding a phosphoric acid supplying material to the cation aqueous solution, and aging the cation aqueous solution including the phosphoric acid supplying material. As a result, whitlockite having high purity and high crystallinity can be mass produced using a simple process.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 4, 2012
    Date of Patent: May 26, 2015
    Assignee: SNU R&DB FOUNDATION
    Inventors: Kug Sun Hong, Ki Tae Nam, Hae Lin Jang, Hyun Seung Ryu, Kyoung Suk Jin
  • Publication number: 20150123030
    Abstract: Disclosed herein is a treated ore solid comprising a reduced amount of a contaminant, for example arsenic, compared to the ore solid prior to treatment. Also disclosed are temperature and pressure modifications, parameters, and methods for treating an ore solid by pressure oxidation leaching of enargite concentrates. The disclosed methods and processes may be applied to copper sulfide orebodies and concentrates containing arsenic. In some cases, the disclosed methods and systems extract, remove, or reduce contaminants, for example arsenic, from an ore containing solution at moderately increased temperature, pressure, and oxygen concentration, and in the presence of an acid.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 3, 2014
    Publication date: May 7, 2015
    Inventors: Kimberly D. Conner, Corby G. Anderson
  • Publication number: 20150034865
    Abstract: Disclosed are a transition metal precursor for preparation of a lithium composite transition metal oxide, the transition metal precursor including a composite transition metal compound represented by Formula 1 below and a hydrocarbon compound, and a method of preparing the same: MnaMb(OH1?x)2??(1) wherein M is at least two selected from the group consisting of Ni, Co, Mn, Al, Cu, Fe, Mg, B, Cr, and second period transition metals; 0.4?a?1; 0?b?0.6; a+b?1; and 0<x<0.5. The transition metal precursor includes a particular composite transition metal compound and a hydrocarbon compound, and thus, when a lithium composite transition metal oxide is prepared using the same, carbon may be present in lithium transition metal oxide particles and/or on surfaces thereof, whereby a secondary battery including the lithium composite transition metal oxide exhibits excellent rate characteristics and long lifespan.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 2, 2014
    Publication date: February 5, 2015
    Applicant: LG CHEM, LTD.
    Inventors: Byung Chun Park, Sun Sik Shin, Sang Min Park, Ho Suk Shin, Hye Lim Jeon, Bo Ram Lee
  • Patent number: 8945689
    Abstract: A method of preparing hydrotalcite for a PVC stabilizer, which comprises: forming crystals of hydrotalcite represented by a formula of M(II)XM(III)Y(OH)N(Am—)Z. nH2O, wherein M(II) is a divalent metal selected from Mg2+, Ni2+ and Zn2+; M(III) is a trivalent metal selected from Al3+, Fe3+, Cr3+ and Co3+; and Am— is an anion selected from CO32-, OH—, NO3-, SO42- and halides; and depositing zinc (Zn) onto the hydrotalcite by using any one method of electrode-position, chloride ion deposition, and plasma deposition to provide zinc-deposited hydrotalcite.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 21, 2008
    Date of Patent: February 3, 2015
    Inventor: Dae Hee Lee
  • Patent number: 8945418
    Abstract: The method described herein allows for melt stabilization and vapor-phase synthesis of a cesium germanium halide utilizing germanium dihalides formed in situ. This disclosure allows for the melting of cesium germanium halides without decomposition, which allows for growing crystals of these materials from the melt. This disclosure allows for a direct synthesis of these materials without the use of water or the introduction of other possible contaminants.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 13, 2012
    Date of Patent: February 3, 2015
    Assignee: The United States of America, as represented by the Secretary of the Navy
    Inventors: Nicholas J. Condon, Steven R. Bowman, Shawn P. O'Connor
  • Publication number: 20150010456
    Abstract: The present invention addresses the problem of providing producing processes for garnet precursor microparticles (a precursor for microparticles of garnet structure) and microparticles of garnet structure. One of the processing processes comprises mixing ions of at least two elements with a basic substances that contain the at least two elements. The thin-film fluid is formed between at least two processing surfaces which are approachably and separably arranged facing each other with at least one of the processing surfaces rotating relative to the other. In the processing process, the precipitated microparticles are garnet precursor microparticles, and the molar ratio between the at least two elements in the garnet precursor microparticles is regulated by controlling the pH of the thin-film fluid after the mixing. Microparticles of garnet structure can be obtained by subjecting the garnet precursor microparticles to heat treatment.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 24, 2013
    Publication date: January 8, 2015
    Inventors: Jun Kuraki, Masakazu Enomura
  • Patent number: 8926999
    Abstract: This invention pertains to method for imparting a durable antimicrobial activity to substrates, particularly textiles. An acetate-free metal and peroxide antimicrobial treatment formulation is prepared from a metal derivative, hydrogen peroxide and a source of hydroxide ion. The substrate is treated with the composition and dried to afford the treated substrate with antimicrobial activity. Zinc salts, ions, or complexes are preferred.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 14, 2012
    Date of Patent: January 6, 2015
    Assignee: Quick-Med Technologies, Inc.
    Inventors: William Toreki, Albina Mikhaylova, Susan Leander, Bernd Liesenfeld, Gerald M. Olderman
  • Publication number: 20140346393
    Abstract: Disclosed is a transition metal precursor used for preparation of lithium composite transition metal oxide, the transition metal precursor comprising a composite transition metal compound represented by the following Formula 1: M(OH1?x)2?yAy/n??(1) wherein M comprises two or more selected from the group consisting of Ni, Co, Mn, Al, Cu, Fe, Mg, B, Cr and second period transition metals; A comprises one or more anions except OH1?x; 0?x?0.5; 0.01?y?0.5; and n is an oxidation number of A. The transition metal precursor according to the present invention contains a specific anion. A lithium composite transition metal oxide prepared using the transition metal precursor comprises the anion homogeneously present on the surface and inside thereof, and a secondary battery based on the lithium composite transition metal oxide thus exerts superior power and lifespan characteristics, and high charge and discharge efficiency.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 6, 2014
    Publication date: November 27, 2014
    Inventors: Byung Chun Park, Ho Suk Shin, Sung-Kyun Chang, Seong Hoon Kang, Dong Hun Lee, Sang Min Park
  • Publication number: 20140291577
    Abstract: A method for producing a coated material having an oxidizable metal-containing coating, including the step of applying to a base material (11) an oxidizable metal-containing coating fluid containing a particulate oxidizable metal, a carbon component, a thickener, and water using a coating apparatus (1) and a coating fluid preparation step in which a thickener solution prepared by dissolving the thickener in water, the particulate oxidizable metal, and the carbon component or an aqueous dispersion of the carbon component are put and mixed in a preparation tank (3) to prepare the oxidizable metal-containing coating fluid. In the coating fluid preparation step, the particulate oxidizable metal is added to the thickener solution.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 11, 2012
    Publication date: October 2, 2014
    Applicant: KAO CORPORATION
    Inventors: Toru Ugajin, Tetsuya Tabata, Yuki Kondo, Takahiro Maezawa
  • Publication number: 20140252270
    Abstract: Systems, compositions, and methods for removing a substance or substances from a material, such as a gas or liquid material, are described. The compositions can comprise composite removal particles. In some embodiments, the composite removal particles can be comprised of support particles made from an inexpensive carrier material, and a reactive particle borne on the support particle. The reactive particle reacts with the substance or substances in the material. The reacted composite removal particles can then be removed from the material, which reduces the amount of the substance or substances present in the material. The composite removal particles are useful for removing pollutants, such as mercury, from exhaust gases, such as flue gas from a power plant combustion unit, and from other materials such as natural gas, liquefied natural gas, fuels, hydrocarbons, petrochemicals, and refinery streams.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 5, 2014
    Publication date: September 11, 2014
    Inventor: Stephen Edward LEHMAN, JR.
  • Patent number: 8814978
    Abstract: A method for providing a porous metal implant. A mixture of a biocompatible metal, a spacing agent, and a binder is provided. The mixture is formed into a shaped the spacing agent is removed to form a plurality of pores in the implant. A shaped porous metal implant is also provided.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 10, 2013
    Date of Patent: August 26, 2014
    Assignee: Biomet Manufacturing, LLC
    Inventors: Ned M. Hamman, James B. Fleming, Isaac Janson, Mukesh Kumar, Jason Meridew, Elizabeth A. Schlueter
  • Patent number: 8807988
    Abstract: The disclosure provides an oxygen carrier comprised of a plurality of metal oxide particles in contact with a plurality of MgO promoter particles. The MgO promoter particles increase the reaction rate and oxygen utilization of the metal oxide when contacting with a gaseous hydrocarbon at a temperature greater than about 725° C. The promoted oxide solid is generally comprised of less than about 25 wt. % MgO, and may be prepared by physical mixing, incipient wetness impregnation, or other methods known in the art. The oxygen carrier exhibits a crystalline structure of the metal oxide and a crystalline structure of MgO under XRD crystallography, and retains these crystalline structures over subsequent redox cycles. In an embodiment, the metal oxide is Fe2O3, and the gaseous hydrocarbon is comprised of methane.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 22, 2012
    Date of Patent: August 19, 2014
    Assignee: U.S. Department Of Energy
    Inventors: Ranjani V. Siriwardane, Duane D. Miller
  • Patent number: 8801961
    Abstract: In one embodiment of the present disclosure an electrocatalyst support for a fuel cell is provided which includes a doped titania metal oxide. The dopant includes a valve metal. The doped titania metal oxide has a BET surface area of greater than 20 m2/g.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 18, 2007
    Date of Patent: August 12, 2014
    Assignee: University of South Carolina
    Inventors: John W. Weidner, Brenda L. Garcia
  • Publication number: 20140187452
    Abstract: This invention relates to treated geothermal brine compositions containing reduced concentrations of iron, silica, and manganese compared to the untreated brines. Exemplary compositions contain a concentration of manganese less than 10 mg/kg, a concentration of silica ranging from less than 10 mg/kg, and a concentration of iron less than 10 mg/kg, and the treated geothermal brine is derived from a Salton Sea geothermal reservoir.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 5, 2014
    Publication date: July 3, 2014
    Applicant: Simbol Inc
    Inventors: Stephen Harrison, John Burba, III
  • Publication number: 20140174745
    Abstract: This invention relates to treated geothermal brine compositions containing reduced concentrations of iron, silica, and zinc compared to the untreated brines. Exemplary compositions contain concentration of zinc ranges from 0 to 300 mg/kg, concentration of silica ranges from 0 to 30 mg/kg, concentration of iron ranges from 0 to 300 mg/kg. Exemplary compositions also contain reduced concentrations of elements like lithium, manganese, arsenic, barium, and lead. Exemplary compositions include Salton Sea brines containing a concentration of zinc less than 10 mg/kg, a concentration of silica ranging from less than 10 mg/kg, and a concentration of iron less than 10 mg/kg.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 3, 2014
    Publication date: June 26, 2014
    Applicant: Simbol Inc
    Inventors: Stephen Harrison, John Burba, III
  • Patent number: 8758476
    Abstract: Provided are a method of producing mixed powder comprising noble metal powder and oxide powder, wherein powder of ammonium chloride salt of noble metal and oxide powder are mixed, the mixed powder is subsequently roasted, and ammonium chloride is desorbed by the roasting process in order to obtain mixed powder comprising noble metal powder and oxide powder, and mixed powder comprising noble metal powder and oxide powder, wherein chlorine is less than 1000 ppm, nitrogen is less than 1000 ppm, 90% or more of the grain size of the noble metal powder is 20 ?m or less, and 90% or more of the grain size of the oxide powder is 12 ?m or less. Redundant processes in the production of noble metal powder are eliminated, and processes are omitted so that the inclusion of chlorine contained in the royal water and nitrogen responsible for hydrazine reduction reaction is eliminated as much as possible.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 18, 2009
    Date of Patent: June 24, 2014
    Assignee: JX Nippon Mining & Metals Corporation
    Inventors: Atsutoshi Arakawa, Kazuyuki Satoh, Atsushi Sato
  • Publication number: 20140165563
    Abstract: This invention relates to treated geothermal brine compositions containing reduced concentrations of silica, iron, and potassium compared to the untreated brines. Exemplary compositions of the treated brine contain a concentration of silica ranging from about 0 mg/kg to about 15 mg/kg, a concentration of iron ranging from about 0 mg/kg to about 10 mg/kg, and a concentration of potassium ranging from about 300 mg/kg to about 8500 mg/kg. Other exemplary compositions of the treated brines also contain reduced concentrations of elements like rubidium, cesium, and lithium.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 24, 2014
    Publication date: June 19, 2014
    Applicant: Simbol Inc
    Inventors: Stephen Harrison, John Burba, III
  • Publication number: 20140147405
    Abstract: A composition comprising a polyhydroxyoxoaluminum cation detectable at 76 ppm by 27Al NMR that is present in a relative abundance on a 27Al NMR spectrograph that is greater than any other polyhydroxyoxoaluminum cation detectable by 27Al NMR. Also, disclosed are methods of making the composition.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 20, 2011
    Publication date: May 29, 2014
    Applicant: COLGATE-PALMOLIVE COMPANY
    Inventors: John Vaughn, Iraklis Pappas, Long Pan
  • Patent number: 8728346
    Abstract: A method for preparing a suspension of LDH particles comprises the steps of preparing LDH precipitates by coprecipitation to form a mixture of LDH precipitates and solution; separating the LDH precipitates from the solution; washing the LDH precipitates to remove residual ions; mixing the LDH precipitates with water; and subjecting the mixture of LDH particles and water from step (d) to a hydrothermal treatment step by heating to a temperature of from greater than 80° C. to 150° C. for a period of about 1 hour to about 144 hours to form a well dispersed suspension of LDH particles in water.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 26, 2010
    Date of Patent: May 20, 2014
    Assignee: The University of Queensland
    Inventors: Gaoqing Lu, Zhiping Xu
  • Publication number: 20140091254
    Abstract: The present invention provides a supported reactant for in situ remediation of soil and/or groundwater contaminated with a halogenated hydrocarbon consisting essentially of an adsorbent impregnated with elemental iron, wherein the adsorbent is capable of adsorbing the halogenated hydrocarbon. In one embodiment, the adsorbent is activated carbon.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 9, 2013
    Publication date: April 3, 2014
    Applicant: REMEDIATION PRODUCTS, INC.
    Inventors: SCOTT NOLAND, Bob Elliott
  • Publication number: 20140070137
    Abstract: A method for completely reducing an inorganic halide to obtain a non-halogen inorganic substance and/or hydride thereof and preferably anhydrous hydrogen halide fluid using inorganic halide substances, such as sulfur hexafluoride, nitrogen trifluoride, tungsten hexafluoride, uranium hexafluoride and others by reduction with a reducing agent at a proper temperature. The reducing agents may be molecular hydrogen, inorganic hydrides and inorganic metallic elements; molecular hydrogen is preferable, but in certain instances the inorganic hydrides are used, as well as inorganic metallic elements such as calcium and magnesium.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 15, 2013
    Publication date: March 13, 2014
    Applicant: Midwest Inorganics LLC
    Inventor: GREGORIO TARANCON III
  • Publication number: 20140044966
    Abstract: This invention relates to whitlockite and a method for manufacturing the same. The method includes adding, to water, a calcium ion supplying material and a cation supplying material containing a cation (X) other than the calcium ion to prepare a cation aqueous solution, adding a phosphoric acid supplying material to the cation aqueous solution, and aging the cation aqueous solution including the phosphoric acid supplying material. As a result, whitlockite having high purity and high crystallinity can be mass produced using a simple process.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 4, 2012
    Publication date: February 13, 2014
    Applicant: SNU R&DB FOUNDATION
    Inventors: Kug Sun HONG, Ki Tae NAM, Hae Lin JANG, Hyun Seung RYU, Kyoung Suk JIN
  • Patent number: 8646443
    Abstract: An electrochemically reacting composition which can be utilized as a source of heat as well as hydrogen, comprising the active materials aluminum, magnesium and iron, a filler material such as a silica sand, a hydrogen scavenger such as potassium permanganate, additives such as sodium silicate and an electrolyte such as sodium chloride.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 7, 2003
    Date of Patent: February 11, 2014
    Assignee: The Additional Director (IPR), Defence Research & Development Organisation
    Inventors: Pramil C. Deb, Arun Kumar Shah, Daya Lama
  • Publication number: 20140030948
    Abstract: Provided in one embodiment is a method for producing a composition, comprising: heating a first material comprising an amorphous alloy to a first temperature; and contacting the first material with a second material comprising at least one fiber to form a composition comprising the first material and the second material; wherein the first temperature is higher than or equal to a glass transition temperature (Tg) of the amorphous alloy.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 14, 2013
    Publication date: January 30, 2014
    Applicant: LIQUIDMETAL COATINGS LLC
    Inventors: Choongnyun P. KIM, John KANG
  • Publication number: 20140014875
    Abstract: In an industrial purple nano-needle tungsten oxide preparation method, ammonium paratungstate 5(NH4)2O.12WO3.5H2O, tungstic acid mWO3.nH2O (m?1, n?1), or tungsten oxide WOx (2?x?3) is used as a raw material for preparing the purple nano-needle tungsten oxide in an inclined rotating furnace pipe. At an inlet of the furnace pipe, the raw material is pushed from a feed inlet of a feeding device into the heated furnace pipe. The inclined furnace pipe is rotated to gradually move the raw material from a low temperature area to a high temperature area. The raw material at the high temperature area inside the furnace pipe is reduced by H2 to form the nano-needle purple tungsten oxide. The inclined furnace pipe is rotated to move the WO2.72 towards a discharging end, and the purple tungsten oxide WO2.72 is discharged from a discharge outlet of a discharging device and cooled to room temperature by the discharging device.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 30, 2011
    Publication date: January 16, 2014
    Inventors: Chonghu Wu, Qishan Wu, Xiao Wen, Gaoan Lin, Mandou Xiao, Hongbo Nie, Guanjin Gao, Chaoying Fan, Lili Ma
  • Publication number: 20130302683
    Abstract: A composite metal precursor including a composite metal hydroxide represented by Formula 1 below, wherein an amount of magnesium (Mg) in the composite metal hydroxide is less than or equal to 0.005 wt %, an electrode active material formed from the same, a positive electrode including the same, and a lithium secondary battery employing the same: (A1-x-yBxCy)(OH)2 ??[Formula 1] wherein in Formula 1, x, y, A, B, and C are as described in the detailed description.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 25, 2013
    Publication date: November 14, 2013
    Applicant: SAMSUNG SDI CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Hak-Seok Kang, Heung-Min Oh, Young-Hoon Do, Myung-Hun Bae, Suk-Chul Jung
  • Publication number: 20130287864
    Abstract: The object of the invention is to provide a bioactive agent in which the bioactive effectiveness of ferric iron salt and/or ferric ferrous iron salt contained therein is stabilized, making long term preservation possible, so that the bioactive agent can be useful as an original solution for medical use, as a soil conditioner, or the like. An iron-magnesium mixture solution is provided in the invention, wherein the iron-magnesium mixture solution is produced by mixing an aqueous solution containing a ferric iron salt and/or a ferric ferrous iron salt in a concentration of not less than 0.5 mol/L as iron in the ferric iron salt and/or the ferric ferrous iron salt, and an aqueous solution containing a magnesium salt in a concentration of not less than 0.2 mol/L as magnesium in the magnesium salt.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 12, 2010
    Publication date: October 31, 2013
    Applicant: I.B.E. CO., LTD
    Inventor: Mie Makino
  • Publication number: 20130288129
    Abstract: To obtain a non-aqueous electrolyte secondary battery having high capacity, high output and good cyclability, nickel manganese composite hydroxide particles are a precursor for a cathode active material having lithium nickel manganese composite oxide with a hollow structure and a small and uniform particle size. An aqueous solution for nucleation includes a metallic compounds that contains nickel and a metallic compound that contains manganese, but does not include a complex ion formation agent that forms complex ions with nickel, manganese and cobalt. After nucleation is performed, an aqueous solution for particle growth is controlled so that the temperature of the solution is 60° C. or greater, and so that the pH value that is measured at a standard solution temperature of 25° C. is 9.5 to 11.5, and is less than the pH value in the nucleation step.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 25, 2013
    Publication date: October 31, 2013
    Inventors: Hiroyuki Toya, Kazuomi Ryoshi, Toshiyuki Osako
  • Patent number: 8562859
    Abstract: A voltage nonlinear resistor is made of a sintered body that mainly includes zinc oxide grains, spinel grains including zinc and antimony as main ingredients, and a bismuth oxide phase, in which the bismuth oxide phase includes at least one of alkali metals selected from the group of potassium and sodium at a ratio in the range of 0.036 at % or higher and 0.176 at % or lower. The voltage nonlinear resistor has good voltage nonlinearity and loading service life characteristics, and can be used for a lightning arrester.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 17, 2008
    Date of Patent: October 22, 2013
    Assignee: Mitsubishi Electric Corporation
    Inventors: Tomoaki Kato, Iwao Kawamata, Yoshio Takada
  • Publication number: 20130266878
    Abstract: A multiphase hydrogen storage material comprises a lithium compound and a lithium conductor. The hydrogen storage material is capable of undergoing hydrogenation and dehydrogenation cycles during which the rate of lithium transport is enhanced by the presence of the lithium conductor. A solid state hydrogen storage device and a process of storing and supplying hydrogen are also disclosed.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 4, 2012
    Publication date: October 10, 2013
    Applicant: GM GLOBAL TECHNOLOGY OPERATIONS LLC
    Inventors: John J. Vajo, Ping Liu
  • Patent number: 8522906
    Abstract: A hydrogen storage material includes: a first storage material body (1) which stores hydrogen; and a second storage material body (2) which stores hydrogen, and coats a surface of the first storage material body (1). A hydrogen equilibrium pressure (HP) of the second storage material body (2) is lower than that of the first storage material body (1) at the hydrogen generation temperature of the first storage material body (1).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 17, 2008
    Date of Patent: September 3, 2013
    Assignee: Nissan Motor Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Tomohiro Kaburagi, Masashi Ito
  • Publication number: 20130221271
    Abstract: The present invention provides a positive electrode active material for lithium ion batteries, which realizes a lithium ion battery that is, while satisfying fundamental characteristics of a battery (capacity, efficiency, load characteristics), low in the resistance and excellent in the lifetime characteristics. In the positive electrode active material for lithium ion batteries, the variation in the composition of transition metal that is a main component inside of particles of or between particles of the positive electrode active material, which is defined as a ratio of the absolute value of the difference between a composition ratio inside of the particles of or in a small area between the particles of the transition metal and a composition ratio in a bulk state to the composition ratio in a bulk state of the transition metal, is 5% or less.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 4, 2013
    Publication date: August 29, 2013
    Applicant: JX Nippon Mining & Metals Corporation
    Inventor: JX Nippon Mining & Metals Corporation
  • Publication number: 20130210605
    Abstract: A refractory composition and processes for manufacture are provided where the compositions possess improved refractory alkali resistance and superior handling properties. Compositions and processes for their manufacture may include a plurality of ceramic particles and a binder sintered to the particles wherein the binder includes crystalline aluminum orthophosphate distributed as the result of an in situ reaction of aluminum metaphosphate with alumina. Kits provided according to the invention provide materials for use in manufacture of a composition where the kit includes aluminum metaphosphate and a nonfacile additive.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 22, 2011
    Publication date: August 15, 2013
    Applicant: STELLAR MATERIALS INCORPORATED
    Inventor: Jens Decker
  • Publication number: 20130204065
    Abstract: A method of removing mercury and/or sulfur from a fluid stream comprising contacting the fluid stream with a sorbent comprising a core and a porous shell formed to include a plurality of pores extending therethrough and communicating with the core. The core comprises a copper compound selected from the group consisting of a basic copper oxysalt, a copper oxide, and a copper sulfide.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 6, 2012
    Publication date: August 8, 2013
    Applicant: UOP LLC
    Inventors: Vladislav Ivanov Kanazirev, Dante A. Simonetti
  • Patent number: 8492552
    Abstract: The present invention generally relates to materials and methods for catalytic reactions, including transition metal-catalyzed cross-coupling reactions. The materials may be stable metal complexes that do not require special handling or processing conditions. In some cases, materials of the invention advantageously may be synthesized in one synthetic step without the need for isolation of intermediate compounds. Also, materials of the invention may be synthesized from inexpensive and readily available starting materials, under relatively mild reaction conditions that do not require the exclusion of air, water, and the like. In some embodiments, the material is a N-heterocyclic carbene metallacycle complex. Such materials and methods may be useful in the production of fine chemicals, advanced materials and specialty polymers.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 20, 2007
    Date of Patent: July 23, 2013
    Assignee: Agency for Science, Technology and Research
    Inventors: Jackie Y. Ying, Eric Assen B. Kantchev
  • Publication number: 20130175468
    Abstract: A decomposer for an organohalogen compound, containing iron particles comprising iron and iron oxide, wherein the iron particles have a metallic iron content of 15% or more by mass, wherein the metallic iron content is a content of metallic iron in the outermost surface layer of the iron particles to which the ion beam etching has been applied twice under the following etching conditions: degree of vacuum in a chamber: 2.0×10?2 Pa accelerating voltage of an ion gun: 10 kV emission current: 10 mA etching time: 14 seconds. The decomposer need not contain copper and has the ability to satisfactorily decompose an organohalogen compound. A method for producing the decomposer is also provided.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 14, 2011
    Publication date: July 11, 2013
    Applicant: DOWA ECO-SYSTEM CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Taishi Uehara
  • Patent number: 8465723
    Abstract: Provided is an arsenic-containing solid comprising 100 parts by mass of a scorodite-type iron-arsenic compound and at least 1 part by mass of an iron oxide compound added thereto, in which the scorodite-type iron-arsenic compound is produced by adding an oxidizing agent to an aqueous acidic solution that contains a 5-valent arsenic (V) ion and a 2-valent iron (II) ion, then promoting the precipitation of an iron-arsenic compound with stirring the liquid, and finishing the precipitation thereof within a range where the pH of the liquid is at most 1.2. The iron oxide compound includes goethite, hematite and their mixture, preferably having a BET specific surface area of at least 3 m2/g, more preferably at least 20 m2/g.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 13, 2008
    Date of Patent: June 18, 2013
    Assignee: Dowa Metals & Mining Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Tetsuo Fujita, Ryoichi Taguchi, Hisashi Kubo
  • Publication number: 20130143729
    Abstract: The invention provides a process for producing an aqueous dispersion of particles of rutile titanium oxide, which comprises: a first step in which after a chloride ion concentration of an aqueous solution of titanium tetrachloride is adjusted to 0.5 mole/L or more and less than 4.4 mole/L, the aqueous solution of titanium tetrachloride is heated at a temperature in a range of from 25° C. to 75° C.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 15, 2011
    Publication date: June 6, 2013
    Inventors: Takanori Morita, Kenichi Nakagawa, Atsushi Nomura
  • Publication number: 20130126780
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a novel Mg—Ti—Al composite metal hydroxide and to production method therefor. Mg—Ti—Al composite hydroxide particles can be obtained by subjecting a solution containing a magnesium salt and a titanium salt to ultrasound processing and carrying out a high-temperature and high-pressure reaction with a solution containing an aluminum salt in the proportions of the metal elements comprised in the Mg—Ti—Al composite metal hydroxide, thereby giving the advantageous effects that the halogen capturing ability is excellent and, when used in a polymer, degradation and earily-staining prevention properties and transparency are outstanding.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 5, 2012
    Publication date: May 23, 2013
    Applicants: SHIN WON INDUSTRIAL CO., LTD., SHIN WON CHEMICAL CO., LTD.
    Inventors: SHIN WON CHEMICAL CO., LTD., SHIN WON INDUSTRIAL CO., LTD.
  • Publication number: 20130130036
    Abstract: A crystalline titanium dioxide containing fluorine atoms within the crystal lattice comprising atoms of titanium and oxygen is described; this titanium dioxide is particularly suitable for the production of solid-state electrolytes, hybrid membranes for fuel cells or electrolysers. The aforesaid titanium dioxide may be produced using a process comprising the following stages: (a) a titanium ore is reacted with a NH4HF2 aqueous solution; (b) the aqueous dispersion thus obtained is filtered with consequent separation of a solid residue and an aqueous solution containing titanium salts; (c) the aqueous solution thus obtained is subjected to hydrolysis, said hydrolysis comprising a first stage at pH 6.5-8.0 and a second stage at pH 9-11; (d) the aqueous dispersion thus obtained is filtered and the solid residue is subjected to pyrohydrolysis at a maximum temperature of approximately 500° C., preferably approximately 450° C.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 21, 2011
    Publication date: May 23, 2013
    Applicant: BRETON SPA
    Inventors: Mauro Bettiol, Fabio Bassetto
  • Publication number: 20130119308
    Abstract: The method described herein allows for melt stabilization and vapor-phase synthesis of a cesium germanium halide utilizing germanium dihalides formed in situ. This disclosure allows for the melting of cesium germanium halides without decomposition, which allows for growing crystals of these materials from the melt. This disclosure allows for a direct synthesis of these materials without the use of water or the introduction of other possible contaminants.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 13, 2012
    Publication date: May 16, 2013
    Inventors: Nicholas J. Condon, Steven R. Bowman, Shawn P. O'Connor