Hydrogen Patents (Class 423/584)
  • Patent number: 9895685
    Abstract: Disclosed herein is a method of preparing a catalyst having Pt—Pd dispersed in polymer electrolyte multilayers, suitable for use in production of hydrogen peroxide, wherein the use of the catalyst prepared by forming polymer electrolyte multilayers on an anionic resin support and performing sulfuric acid treatment and loading (insertion or attachment) of Pt—Pd particles can result in high hydrogen conversion, hydrogen selectivity and hydrogen peroxide yield for a long period of time.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 12, 2014
    Date of Patent: February 20, 2018
    Assignees: SK INNOVATIONS CO., LTD., SK GLOBAL CHEMICAL CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Suk Joon Hong, Yong Tak Kwon, Hwa Jung Lee, Tae Jln Kim, Dae Hyun Choo
  • Patent number: 9610573
    Abstract: A catalyst support comprising a material functionalized with at least one acid group and at least one halogen atom; and a supported catalyst comprising (i) a catalyst and (ii) the catalyst support comprising the functionalized material, as well as their uses in production of hydrogen peroxide. A process for producing hydrogen peroxide, comprising reacting hydrogen and oxygen in the presence of the supported catalyst comprising the functionalized material, optionally with the addition of an inert gas, in a reactor.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 9, 2012
    Date of Patent: April 4, 2017
    Assignee: SOLVAY SA
    Inventors: Gema Blanco Brieva, Jose Miguel Campos Martin, Jose Luis Garcia Fierro, Manuel Montiel Argaiz, Roberto Garaffa, Francine Janssens
  • Patent number: 9610566
    Abstract: A method of forming a catalyst material includes hindering the reaction rate of a displacement reaction and controlling the formation of platinum clusters, where an atomic layer of metal atoms is displaced with platinum atoms, to produce a catalyst material that includes an atomic layer of the platinum atoms.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 22, 2011
    Date of Patent: April 4, 2017
    Assignees: Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha, Audi AG
    Inventors: Minhua Shao, Michael Paul Humbert, Keiichi Kaneko
  • Patent number: 9308517
    Abstract: A composite filtration media for removing broad spectrum toxic chemicals from streams of air comprised of a physical mixture of a zirconium hydroxide analog material and a basic gas removal material is taught in which the composite filtration media is prepared by blending the zirconium hydroxide analog material in powder form with the basic gas removal material in powder form before pressing into pellets, tablets, briquettes, or the like. Subsequent grinding of the pressed material can be employed to produce a powder form of the composite filtration media. Cross-reaction of the composite components is reduced, thus prolonging the service life of the filtration media. Effectiveness in removing ammonia and sulfur dioxide are demonstrated for various compositions of the composite filtration media in both dry and humid conditions, including after aging for three weeks in humid conditions.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 7, 2014
    Date of Patent: April 12, 2016
    Assignee: The United States of America as Represented by the Secretary of the Army
    Inventors: Gregory W. Peterson, Joseph A. Rossin
  • Publication number: 20150147267
    Abstract: Disclosed herein is a method of preparing a catalyst having Pt—Pd dispersed in polymer electrolyte multilayers, suitable for use in production of hydrogen peroxide, wherein the use of the catalyst prepared by forming polymer electrolyte multilayers on an anionic resin support and performing sulfuric acid treatment and loading (insertion or attachment) of Pt—Pd particles can result in high hydrogen conversion, hydrogen selectivity and hydrogen peroxide yield for a long period of time.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 12, 2014
    Publication date: May 28, 2015
    Inventors: Suk Joon HONG, Yong Tak KWON, Hwa Jung LEE, Tae JIn KIM, Dae Hyun CHOO
  • Publication number: 20150139892
    Abstract: An object of the present invention is to provide a method by which hydrogen peroxide can be produced at a satisfactory level from an industrial and economical viewpoint without causing the load of purification to be large and without needing too large facilities for production. The present invention is directed to a method for producing hydrogen peroxide, which comprises reacting hydrogen and oxygen in a reaction medium in the presence of a noble metal catalyst and a radical scavenger.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 17, 2013
    Publication date: May 21, 2015
    Applicants: MITSUBISHI GAS CHEMICAL COMPANY, INC., KYUSHU UNIVERSITY, NATIONAL UNIVERSITY CORPORATION
    Inventors: Tatsumi Ishihara, Kohei Shigeta, Katsuhiro Iura, Kenji Kato, Norikazu Okuda
  • Patent number: 9028604
    Abstract: Method of reducing the odor of sulphur-bound products, in particular modified sulphur or sulphur concrete, comprising contacting the sulphur-bound products with a bleaching agent, like e.g. sodium hydrochloride or hydrogen peroxide. The resulting sulphur-bound products emit reduced levels of sulphur-containing gases such as H2S and SO2 and have a reduced odor.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 5, 2010
    Date of Patent: May 12, 2015
    Assignee: Shell Oil Company
    Inventors: Gyula Imre Dreisziger, Cornelis Pieter Hamelink, Guy Lode Magda Maria Verbist
  • Publication number: 20140378299
    Abstract: This invention relates to a titanium dioxide catalyst particle, the catalyst particle comprising ruffle nanorods having metal nanoparticles deposited at or near the free ends of the nanorods, which is suitable to catalyse reactions after exposure to temperatures above 550 deg C. The invention also provides for the use of a catalyst particle in catalysing reactions and a method of catalysing reactions, the catalyst particle being suitable to catalyse reactions after exposure to temperatures above 550 deg C.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 19, 2012
    Publication date: December 25, 2014
    Applicant: University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg
    Inventors: Dean Howard Barrett, Paul John Franklyn
  • Publication number: 20140341800
    Abstract: An object is to provide a method for producing an aqueous hydrogen peroxide solution, which can effectively remove an impurity, such as silicic acid or a silicate, contained in an aqueous hydrogen peroxide solution. The method of the present invention for producing an aqueous hydrogen peroxide solution has a first step for contacting an aqueous hydrogen peroxide solution with activated alumina which has been cleaned with purified water, and a second step for, after the first step, contacting the resultant aqueous hydrogen peroxide solution with a cation-exchange resin. The cation-exchange resin is preferably a hydrogen ion-type, strongly acid cation-exchange resin having a sulfonic acid group. The aqueous hydrogen peroxide solution being in contact with the activated alumina and the cation-exchange resin preferably has a temperature of 30° C. or lower.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 12, 2012
    Publication date: November 20, 2014
    Applicant: MITSUBISHI GAS CHEMICAL COMPANY, INC.
    Inventors: Nobuo Tajima, Yoshihisa Arai
  • Publication number: 20140286855
    Abstract: A catalyst comprising: a platinum group metal, silver, gold, or a mixture thereof, and a carrier containing an oxide other than zirconium oxide and a precipitate layer of zirconium oxide onto the oxide other than zirconium oxide, as well as their uses in production of hydrogen peroxide. A process for producing hydrogen peroxide, comprising reacting hydrogen and oxygen in the presence of such catalyst in a reactor, and a process for producing such catalyst.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 26, 2012
    Publication date: September 25, 2014
    Inventors: Frédérique Desmedt, Paul Deschrijver, Yves Vlasselaer, Francine Janssens
  • Publication number: 20140271446
    Abstract: A catalyst comprising: a platinum group metal, silver or gold, and a carrier containing niobium or tantalum oxide or niobium or tantalum phosphate, and an oxide other than niobium or tantalum oxide, as well as its use in production of hydrogen peroxide. A process for producing hydrogen peroxide, comprising reacting hydrogen and oxygen in the presence of such catalyst in a reactor, and a process for producing such catalyst.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 6, 2012
    Publication date: September 18, 2014
    Inventors: Frédérique J. Desmedt, Jean-Pierre Ganhy, Yves Vlasselaer, Pierre Miquel
  • Publication number: 20140227166
    Abstract: A catalyst comprising at least one catalytically active metal selected from the group consisting of elements of Groups 7 to 11, wherein the catalytically active metal is supported on a support material being grafted with acid groups other than OH groups, wherein a metal is in the bulk of the support material, and wherein the catalytically active metal is different from the metal of the support material. A method for preparing such catalyst and the use of such catalyst for catalyzing reactions.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 6, 2012
    Publication date: August 14, 2014
    Applicant: SOLVAY SA
    Inventors: Frederique Desmedt, Yves Vlasselaer
  • Patent number: 8784769
    Abstract: Disclosed herein is a catalyst, including, in one example: a carrier, a polymer electrolyte multilayer film formed on the carrier, and metal particles dispersed in the polymer electrolyte multilayer film. The catalyst can be easily prepared, and can be used to produce hydrogen peroxide in high yield in the presence of a reaction solvent including no acid promoter.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 7, 2010
    Date of Patent: July 22, 2014
    Assignee: SK Innovation Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Young Min Chung, Yong Tak Kwon, Tae Jin Kim, Seung Hoon Oh, Chang Soo Lee, Bo Yeol Kim
  • Publication number: 20140196412
    Abstract: The invention provides a food decay odor controller which includes a mercaptan remover.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 17, 2013
    Publication date: July 17, 2014
    Applicant: Multisorb Technologies, Inc.
    Inventor: George E. McKedy
  • Publication number: 20140154168
    Abstract: A catalyst support comprising a material functionalized with at least one acid group and at least one halogen atom; and a supported catalyst comprising (i) a catalyst and (ii) the catalyst support comprising the functionalized material, as well as their uses in production of hydrogen peroxide. A process for producing hydrogen peroxide, comprising reacting hydrogen and oxygen in the presence of the supported catalyst comprising the functionalized material, optionally with the addition of an inert gas, in a reactor.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 9, 2012
    Publication date: June 5, 2014
    Applicant: SOLVAY SA
    Inventors: Gema Blanco Brieva, Jose Miguel Campos Martin, Jose Luis Garcia Fierro, Manuel Montiel Argaiz, Roberto Garaffa, Francine Janssens
  • Patent number: 8715613
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a method for producing of ultra-clean and high-purity aqueous hydrogen peroxide solution. Industrial grade hydrogen peroxide is filtered by SBA-15 molecular sieve with which the chelator is loaded, and then it is further filtered by a hyperfiltration membrane to obtain the ultra-clean and high-purity aqueous hydrogen peroxide solution. The method provided in the present invention overcomes the problems such as complexity of operation, high energy consumption and high content of impurities in the product, and is suitable for continuous production on a large scale because of its simple equipment, simple operation, low energy consumption and stable quality of the product.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 30, 2010
    Date of Patent: May 6, 2014
    Assignee: Shanghai Chemical Reagent Research Institute
    Inventors: Jiarong Zhan, Zhen Song, Xuliang Jiang
  • Publication number: 20140087978
    Abstract: A method of converting an inactive biocide into an active biocide comprises: contacting the inactive biocide with an activating agent, wherein the activating agent is capable of chemically reacting with the inactive biocide; and causing or allowing a chemical reaction to take place between the inactive biocide and the activating agent, wherein the chemical reaction produces the active biocide. The methods can also include deactivating the active biocide via a chemical reaction between the active biocide and a deactivating agent.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 27, 2012
    Publication date: March 27, 2014
    Applicant: HALLIBURTON ENERGY SERVICES, INC
    Inventor: Jay P. DEVILLE
  • Patent number: 8642000
    Abstract: A storage and mixing device is illustrated and described. The device can include first and second separate containers each defining a distinct internal cavity. The first container can be movable (e.g., rotatable) relative to the second container between a first position and a second position. In the first position, the cavities can be substantially sealed from one another. In the second position, a first gas forming ingredient in one of the cavities can mix with a second gas forming ingredient in the other cavity to form a gas, such as chlorine dioxide gas. The device can have one or more filtered openings to allow gas generated by mixing the first and second gas forming ingredients to escape into the ambient environment.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 26, 2010
    Date of Patent: February 4, 2014
    Assignee: Lancer & Loader Group, LLC
    Inventor: Jonathan E. Levine
  • Patent number: 8632729
    Abstract: The present invention provides a fixed bed reactor for carrying out a mixed gas/liquid phase reaction, wherein the reactor has a piping structure composed of microchannels, the cross-sectional area of the fixed bed is 0.0001 cm2 to 0.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 15, 2009
    Date of Patent: January 21, 2014
    Assignees: National Institute of Advanced Industrial Scienec and Technology, Mitsubishi Gas Chemical Company, Inc.
    Inventors: Tomoya Inoue, Tomio Kato, Kenji Kato
  • Patent number: 8557217
    Abstract: A process for synthesizing nano-sized rutile, anatase, or a mixture of rutile and anatase TiO2 powder. The process includes the steps of: 1) forming a Ti-peroxo complex by mixing H2O2 with a Ti compound, and 2) heating the Ti-peroxo complex at a temperature of above 50° C. A primary particle size of TiO2 particles, synthesized by the method, is below 50 nm, and an agglomerated particle size thereof after a washing/dry process is below about 10 ?m. The major characteristics of the present invention are that it is a low temperature process, a highly concentrated synthesis, and high production yield of above 90%.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 11, 2007
    Date of Patent: October 15, 2013
    Assignee: Tokusen, U.S.A., Inc.
    Inventors: Insoo Kim, Woo Jin Lee, Young Jin Kim, Charles E. Smith, Jr.
  • Patent number: 8558020
    Abstract: The present invention refers to an aqueous hydrogen peroxide solution having a hydrogen peroxide concentration [H2O2] expressed as % by weight of the solution and an apparent pH of from pHmin to pHmax, such that pHmin=3.45?0.0377×[H2O2], and pHmax=3.76?0.0379×[H2O2]. The present invention also relates to a process for the preparation of said hydrogen peroxide solution and the use of said solution in a process for the epoxidation of olefins.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 20, 2008
    Date of Patent: October 15, 2013
    Assignee: Solvay (Societe Anonyme)
    Inventors: Armin T. Liebens, Jean-Pierre Ganhy, Jean-Pierre Catinat, Koen Vermeiren
  • Publication number: 20130243920
    Abstract: Disclosed is a process and composition for teeth bleaching and color maintenance made up of a solution added to beverages (coffee, tea, wine, sodas). The method and composition offers and option to start breaking down stains prior to penetration in o the tooth enamel. The purpose of this invention is to provide a way to eliminate or reduce the staining effect from beverages such as coffee, tea, wine, juices and sodas. The mixture will include an oxygen releasing agent which may include infusion of oxygen gas, and/or solutions of sodium perborate, carbamide peroxide, chlorine dioxide, or hydrogen peroxide. The mixture is dispensed into drinks that can stain teeth.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 19, 2012
    Publication date: September 19, 2013
    Inventor: Dino Shahrier Javaheri
  • Patent number: 8486366
    Abstract: Concentrated aqueous hydrogen peroxide or another reactive compound in a liquid carrier is activated by atomization and contact with a suitable catalyst that is concurrently atomized in a carrier liquid. Concentrated hydrogen peroxide and a hydrogen peroxide activation catalyst are atomized into a droplet spray for catalytic activation of the hydrogen peroxide in this invention, useful for treatment of a combustion flue gas containing contaminants such as NO? and/or Hg.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 29, 2010
    Date of Patent: July 16, 2013
    Assignees: FMC Corporation, Indigo Technologies Group Pty Ltd
    Inventors: Henry A. Pfeffer, Timothy A. Holtz, Rodney J. Truce, JoAnn Pacinelli, Luke F. Wilkinson
  • Publication number: 20130108610
    Abstract: The present invention is directed to a method of inhibiting aconitase activity of fungal cells in an individual, the method comprising administering an inhibitor of aconitase activity to the fungal cell in an amount effective to inhibit activity of aconitase by said fungal cells.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 28, 2011
    Publication date: May 2, 2013
    Inventors: James Robert SCHWARTZ, Charles Winston Saunders, Robert Scott Youngquist, Jun Xu
  • Publication number: 20130052150
    Abstract: Method of reducing the odour of sulphur-bound products, in particular modified sulphur or sulphur concrete, comprising contacting the sulphur-bound products with a bleaching agent, like e.g. sodium hydrochloride or hydrogen peroxide. The resulting sulphur-bound products emit reduced levels of sulphur-containing gases such as H2S and SO2 and have a reduced odour.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 5, 2010
    Publication date: February 28, 2013
    Inventors: Gyula Imre Dreisziger, Cornelis Pieter Hamelink, Guy Lode Magda Maria Verbist
  • Publication number: 20130022535
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a catalyst having surface-modified metal nanoparticles immobilized in a stationary phase in which a polymer electrolyte membrane is formed, and a preparation method thereof. The catalyst of the present invention may be used in a process for producing hydrogen peroxide by direct synthesis from oxygen and hydrogen.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 25, 2011
    Publication date: January 24, 2013
    Applicant: SK INNOVATION CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Young Min Chung, Yong Tak Kwon, Tae Jin Kim, Seung Hoon Oh, Chang Soo Lee, Bo Yeol Kim
  • Publication number: 20130004411
    Abstract: Disclosed herein is a catalyst, including, in one example: a carrier, a polymer electrolyte multilayer film formed on the carrier, and metal particles dispersed in the polymer electrolyte multilayer film. The catalyst can be easily prepared, and can be used to produce hydrogen peroxide in high yield in the presence of a reaction solvent including no acid promoter.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 17, 2012
    Publication date: January 3, 2013
    Applicant: SK INNOVATION CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Young Min Chung, Yong Tak Kwon, Tae Jin Kim, Seung Hoon Oh, Chang Soo Lee, Bo Yeol Kim
  • Publication number: 20120264825
    Abstract: The invention provides compounds which are -amino acid hydrogen peroxide solvates, wherein the side chain of the -amino acid has no basic nitrogen. A process for preparing the compounds and uses thereof are also described.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 6, 2010
    Publication date: October 18, 2012
    Inventors: Ovadia Lev, Petr Prikhodchenko
  • Patent number: 8281577
    Abstract: An exhaust gas purification system, which upgrades exhaust gas purification while curtailing an increase in an operating cost, is disclosed. The exhaust gas purification system comprises an SCR catalyst for reducing and removing nitrogen oxides in an exhaust gas from an engine (10) by bringing the nitrogen oxides into contact with a reducing agent, oxidation catalysts (11, 17) for oxidizing gas components in the exhaust gas, a water electrolysis device (24) for producing oxygen by electrolyzing water, and an oxygen supply pipe (29) for supplying the oxygen produced by the water electrolysis device (24) to the exhaust gas.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 3, 2008
    Date of Patent: October 9, 2012
    Assignee: Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd.
    Inventors: Masazumi Tanoura, Shuuji Fujii, Masatoshi Katsuki, Daishi Ueno, Yuko Ujihara
  • Publication number: 20120201743
    Abstract: A process for preparing an oxygenate product by direct conversion of a C1-C3 alkane in either the gas or liquid phase, by contacting the selected alkane with hydrogen peroxide or a hydroperoxy species in the presence of a gold-based heterogeneous catalyst on a metal oxide support having a morphology of nanotubes, nanofibers, nanowires, or nanorods. The result is efficient conversion under mild conditions. The hydrogen peroxide or hydroperoxy species may themselves be prepared, in situ, by contacting a hydrogen source and oxygen in the presence of the same type of catalyst. The process may be particularly useful in the conversion of methane to methanol.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 29, 2009
    Publication date: August 9, 2012
    Applicant: Imperial College of Science and Medicine
    Inventors: David Chadwick, Laura Torrente Murciano
  • Publication number: 20120171111
    Abstract: The present invention provides a process for producing an oxidation reaction product of an aromatic compound, having excellent environmental load reduction performance, cost reduction performance, etc. Provided is a process for producing an oxidation reaction product of a raw material aromatic compound by reacting the raw material aromatic compound with an oxidizing agent. The process further uses an electron donor-acceptor linked molecule. The process includes the step of: reacting the electron donor-acceptor linked molecule in an electron-transfer state, the oxidizing agent, and the raw material aromatic compound, thereby generating an oxidation reaction product resulting from oxidation of the raw material aromatic compound.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 15, 2010
    Publication date: July 5, 2012
    Applicant: OSAKA UNIVERSITY
    Inventors: Kei Ohkubo, Shunichi Fukuzumi, Kentaro Mizushima
  • Publication number: 20120148483
    Abstract: A composition for catalyzing oxygen reduction reactions in alkaline media, including transition-metal macrocycles and metallic nano-particles. The metallic nanoparticles have diameters ranging from about 1 nm to about 500 nm and are typically selected from the group including Ag, Ni, Co, Au, W, Mo, Mn and combinations thereof.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 2, 2011
    Publication date: June 14, 2012
    Inventors: Rongrong Chen, Junsong Guo
  • Publication number: 20120148482
    Abstract: The present invention provides a method for continuous production of ultra-pure aqueous hydrogen peroxide solution. Industrial grade aqueous hydrogen peroxide solution as raw material is pretreated by macroporous adsorption resin, and then is brought into contact with a cation exchange resin, anion exchange resin to the first ion exchange. Then the material is brought into contact with multi-stage mixed cation and anion exchange resin columns, and is filtered by ultrafilter to obtain ultra-pure aqueous hydrogen peroxide solution. The method provided by the present invention has high security, simple operation, stable quality of product, and is suitable for continuously produce on a large scale.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 30, 2010
    Publication date: June 14, 2012
    Applicant: Shanghai Huayi Microelectronic Material Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Hui Tang, Jiarong Zhan
  • Publication number: 20120141357
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a method for producing of ultra-clean and high-purity aqueous hydrogen peroxide solution. Industrial grade hydrogen peroxide is filtered by SBA-15 molecular sieve with which the chelator is loaded, and then it is further filtered by a hyperfiltration membrane to obtain the ultra-clean and high-purity aqueous hydrogen peroxide solution. The method provided in the present invention overcomes the problems such as complexity of operation, high energy consumption and high content of impurities in the product, and is suitable for continuous production on a large scale because of its simple equipment, simple operation, low energy consumption and stable quality of the product.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 30, 2010
    Publication date: June 7, 2012
    Applicant: Shanghai Chemical Reagent Research Institute
    Inventors: Jiarong Zhan, Zhen Song, Xuliang Jiang
  • Publication number: 20120051999
    Abstract: Disclosed herein is a catalyst, including, in one example: a carrier, a polymer electrolyte multilayer film formed on the carrier, and metal particles dispersed in the polymer electrolyte multilayer film. The catalyst can be easily prepared, and can be used to produce hydrogen peroxide in high yield in the presence of a reaction solvent including no acid promoter.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 7, 2010
    Publication date: March 1, 2012
    Applicant: SK INNOVATION CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Young Min Chung, Yong Tak Kwon, Tae Jin Kim, Seung Hoon Oh, Chang Soo Lee, Bo Yeol Kim
  • Publication number: 20120020872
    Abstract: Method for making a direct synthesis hydrogen peroxide catalyst includes (i) mixing together a solvent, a plurality of noble metal catalyst atoms, and a plurality of organic dispersing agent molecules, the organic dispersing agent molecules each including at least one functional group capable of bonding with the noble metal catalyst atoms; (ii) reacting the organic dispersing agent with the catalyst atoms to form complexed catalyst atoms and forming a plurality of catalytic nanoparticles from the complexed catalyst atoms; (iii) supporting the catalytic nanoparticles on a support material; and (iv) reducing the catalyst atoms at a temperature of at least 351° C. to yield a supported and activated direct synthesis hydrogen peroxide catalyst.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 21, 2010
    Publication date: January 26, 2012
    Applicant: HEADWATERS TECHNOLOGY INNOVATION, LLC
    Inventors: Sukesh Parasher, Michael A. Rueter, Bing Zhou
  • Publication number: 20110250125
    Abstract: A device, system, and method, for the formation of advanced oxidation products by contacting a hydrated catalytic surface of a catalytic target structure with broad spectrum ultraviolet light in the 100 nm to 300 nm range that preferably includes 185 nm and 254 nm wavelengths. The catalytic surface reacts with the ultraviolet light energy and hydrate at the catalytic surface to form advanced oxidation products, The catalytic surface in one embodiment includes a hydrophilic agent, titanium dioxide, silver, copper, and rhodium. Preferably, the catalytic surface is coated with a coating that includes the hydrophilic; agent, titanium dioxide, silver, copper, and rhodium. A photohydroionization cell (100) that includes an ultraviolet light source (204) and a catalytic target structure (110) in an air environment to form advanced oxidation product is also provided. A U.V. light indicator and a monitor and/or control system for the photohydroionization cell (100) are also provided.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 17, 2011
    Publication date: October 13, 2011
    Applicant: RGF Environmental Group, Inc.
    Inventors: Ronald G. FINK, Walter B. Ellis
  • Publication number: 20110200519
    Abstract: The present invention provides a fixed bed reactor for carrying out a mixed gas/liquid phase reaction, wherein the reactor has a piping structure composed of microchannels, the cross-sectional area of the fixed bed is 0.0001 cm2 to 0.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 15, 2009
    Publication date: August 18, 2011
    Inventors: Tomoya Inque, Tomio Kato, Kenji Kato
  • Publication number: 20110104044
    Abstract: The invention relates to a plant for producing hydrogen peroxide by direct synthesis (i.e. hydrogen reacts with oxygen in the presence of a catalyst), which is on-site at a paper mill. The invention relates to a method for manufacturing hydrogen peroxide by direct synthesis from hydrogen originating from the recovery of the spent liquor during the manufacture of wood pulp or cellulose pulp.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 30, 2009
    Publication date: May 5, 2011
    Applicant: Arkema France
    Inventor: Jean-Luc Dubois
  • Publication number: 20110009305
    Abstract: Layered particles that contain a source of hydrogen peroxide, a binder material, and a bleach activator and a method of improving the stability of a source of hydrogen peroxide. The layered particles can be incorporated into granular detergents.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 27, 2010
    Publication date: January 13, 2011
    Inventors: Nigel Patrick Somerville Roberts, Alan Thomas Brooker, David James Parmley, Victor Stuar Reid
  • Publication number: 20100280136
    Abstract: A process for carrying out at least two unit operations in series, the process comprising the step of: (a) directing a feed stream into an integrated assembly which comprises a first microchannel unit operation upon at least one chemical of the feed stream to generate a distributed output stream that exits the first microchannel unit operation in a first set of discrete microchannels isolating flow through the discrete microchannels; and (b) directing the distributed output stream of the first microchannel unit operation into a second microchannel unit operation as a distributed input stream, to continue isolating flow between the first set of discrete microchannels, and conducting at least one operation upon at least one chemical of the input stream to generate a product stream that exits the second microchannel unit operation, where the first microchannel unit operation and the second unit operation share a housing.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 5, 2007
    Publication date: November 4, 2010
    Inventors: Anna Lee Y. Tonkovich, Robert D. Litt, Timothy M. Werner, Bin Yang
  • Publication number: 20100239707
    Abstract: The present methods and compounds relate to increasing meat tenderness by inducing post-mortem breakdown in muscle tissue. This is achieved by the use of beta-blockers in the pre-mortem period, which results in higher calpastatin levels, and reduced hyperplasia. This is also achieved by the use of agents immediately before slaughter that induce apoptosis in muscle tissue. This is further achieved by administering agents that induce muscle fiber fission.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 9, 2008
    Publication date: September 23, 2010
    Inventors: David Goldberg, Keith E. Belk, Phillip D. Bass, Hyungchul Han, Joseph D. Tatum, Gary L. Mason
  • Patent number: 7799225
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a membrane contactor assisted extraction system and method for extracting a single phase species from multi-phase working solutions. More specifically one preferred embodiment of the invention relates to a method and system for membrane contactor assisted water (MCAWE) extraction of hydrogen peroxide (H2O2) from a working solution.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 29, 2006
    Date of Patent: September 21, 2010
    Assignee: The United States of America as represented by the United States Department of Energy
    Inventors: Seth W. Snyder, Yupo J. Lin, Jamie A. Hestekin, Michael P. Henry, Peter Pujado, Anil Oroskar, Santi Kulprathipanja, Sarabjit Randhava
  • Patent number: 7718158
    Abstract: Polymer-encapsulated ion-exchange resins are disclosed. The resins are useful in adsorption, catalysis, and other applications. Catalysts comprising a polymer-encapsulated combination of an ion-exchange resin and a transition metal are also disclosed. The catalysts are useful in hydrogenation, oxidation, hydroformylation, polymerization, and other valuable processes. Certain of the polymer-encapsulated catalysts enhance the productivity in the process for producing hydrogen peroxide from hydrogen and oxygen.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 13, 2005
    Date of Patent: May 18, 2010
    Assignee: Lyondell Chemical Technology, L.P.
    Inventors: Bi Le-Khac, Roger A. Grey
  • Publication number: 20100068366
    Abstract: The disclosed invention relates to a process for making a multiphase mixture, comprising: flowing a first fluid stream through a process microchannel, the first fluid stream comprising at least one liquid and/or at least one gas, the process microchannel having an apertured section; flowing a second fluid stream through the apertured section into the process microchannel in contact with the first fluid stream to form the multiphase mixture, the second fluid stream comprising at least one gas and/or at least one microbody-forming material, the first fluid stream forming a continuous phase in the multiphase mixture, the second fluid stream forming a discontinuous phase dispersed in the continuous phase.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 23, 2009
    Publication date: March 18, 2010
    Inventors: Anna Lee Tonkovich, Laura J. Silva, David John Hesse, Michael Alan Marchiando, Micheal Jay Lamont, Dongming Qiu, Terrence Andrew Dritz, Kristina M. Pagnotto, Richard Stevenson, Steven T. Perry, Maddalena Fanelli, Ravi Arora, Bin Yang, Sean Patrick Fitzgerald, Timothy J. Sullivan, Kai Tod Paul Jarosch, Thomas Yuschak
  • Patent number: 7678361
    Abstract: The present invention discloses a microreactor for performing heterogeneous catalytic reactions, being of plate or stack construction for industrial use, with provision made for chambers between the plates for the chemical reaction and for the heat removal. Inside the reaction chambers, catalyst material is applied to the internal walls or filled into recesses, and in all chambers there are spacers. In particular the slot-shaped reaction chambers have channels with a hydraulic diameter smaller than 1500 ?m and a ratio of free slot width to free slot height in the range of 10 to 450.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 31, 2004
    Date of Patent: March 16, 2010
    Assignees: UDHE GmbH, Deguesa AG
    Inventors: Georg Markowz, Johannes Albrecht, Johannes Ehrlich, Michael Jucys, Elias Klemm, Armin Lange De Oliveira, Reinhard Machnik, Juergen Rapp, Ruediger Schuette, Steffen Schirrmeister, Olaf Von Morstein, Hartmut Hederer, Martin Schmitz-Niederau
  • Patent number: 7670508
    Abstract: A proton conductor or a single ion conductor having high conductivity and a broad operation temperature range, manufacturing methods thereof and an electrochemical capacitor using it are provided. A compound having a structural part of Chemical formula 1 and a compound having a structure of Chemical formula 2 are included. X represents a protoic dissociation group, R1 represents a component including carbon, R2 and R3 represent a component including carbon or hydrogen, and n is in the range of n?1. By action of the ?NCOH group of the compound having the structure of Chemical formula 2, protons can be dissociated from the compound having the structural part of Chemical formula 1 and migrated. Therefore, water retention becomes unnecessary, and high proton conductivity can be obtained in a broad temperature range.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 17, 2003
    Date of Patent: March 2, 2010
    Assignee: Sony Corporation
    Inventors: Tomitaro Hara, Ryosuke Takagi
  • Patent number: 7670393
    Abstract: A method for causing chemical reactions between fluids, comprising the steps of arranging a plurality of metal sheets for providing first fluid flow channels adjacent to and in heat transfer contact with second fluid flow channels between adjacent ones of the metal sheets, placing catalyst material within at least some of the flow channels, passing a first fluid mixture through the first fluid flow channels and a second fluid mixture through the second fluid flow channels, wherein the first fluid mixture is different from the second fluid mixture, each fluid mixture undergoing separate reactions, one of the reactions being endothermic while the other reaction is exothermic, and causing heat to transfer between the adjacent fluid flow channels.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 27, 2007
    Date of Patent: March 2, 2010
    Assignee: Compactgtl PLC
    Inventors: Michael Joseph Bowe, John William Stairmand, Ian Frederick Zimmerman, Jason Andrew Maude
  • Patent number: 7666239
    Abstract: The present invention provides a method of synthesizing abrasive particles and methods of using the same in chemical mechanical polishing slurry applications. The nanosized abrasive particles according to the invention are produced by hydrothermal synthesis using an insoluble source of cerium. The crystallites of the particles include cerium ions and titanium ions.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 18, 2005
    Date of Patent: February 23, 2010
    Assignee: Ferro Corporation
    Inventors: Xiangdong Feng, Yie-Shein Her, Yi Yang
  • Patent number: 7645438
    Abstract: The invention relates to a process for the production of hydrogen peroxide comprising a liquid-liquid extraction step, said extraction step comprising contacting an organic feed solution containing hydrogen peroxide with an extraction solvent comprising less than about 30 wt % of water to achieve extraction of hydrogen peroxide to said extraction solvent and obtaining an extract containing hydrogen peroxide.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 11, 2007
    Date of Patent: January 12, 2010
    Assignee: Akzo Nobel N.V.
    Inventors: Rolf Edvinsson-Albers, Boris Kuzmanovic, Cornald Van Strien