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Ravi Laxman
Nathan Stafford, Christian Dussarrat, Olivier Letessier, Ravi K Laxman: Low decomposition storage of a tantalum precursor. Air Liquide Electronics U S, American Air Liquide, Patricia E McQueeney, January 3, 2012: US08088938

Methods of storing a precursor which decreases the precursor decomposition rate. A vessel is provided, where the vessel has an outer surface made of a first material, and an inner surface made of a second material. The first and second materials are different. A tantalum containing precursor is plac ...


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Denis A Rufin: Method and apparatus for in situ cleaning of excimer laser optics. American Air Liquide, Oblon Spivak McClelland Maier & Neustadt, March 26, 1991: US05001873 (115 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for cleaning the optical elements in an excimer laser in situ. A source of high pressure carbon dioxide gas is allowed to escape through a nozzle facing the surface of the optical elements. The escaping gas expands and cools sufficiently to form a carbon dioxide ice jet. The i ...


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Jean Yves Iatrides, Harley Borders, William Von Drasek: Oxy-fuel burner having coaxial fuel and oxidant outlets. American Air Liquide, Burns Doane Swecker and Mathis L, April 28, 1998: US05743723 (77 worldwide citation)

An oxy-fuel burner according to the present invention includes an outer oxidant tube, an intermediate fuel tube and an inner oxidant tube which are coaxially arranged with the fuel tube disposed between the inner and outer oxidant tubes. Characteristics of the flame produced by the burner may be con ...


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Louis C Philippe, Fabien S Illy, Eric L Duchateau: Heat recovery apparatus and methods of use. American Air Liquide, L&apos Air Liquide Societe Anonyme pour l&apos Etude et l&apos Exploitation des Procedes Georges Claude, Jeffrey L Wendt, June 26, 2001: US06250916 (69 worldwide citation)

Apparatus and methods suitable for recovery of heat from hot flue gases are presented comprising primary heat transfer means for exchanging heat between a hot flue gas and an intermediate fluid to create a hot intermediate fluid from an originally cold intermediate fluid; one or more oxidant-fuel bu ...


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Mahendra L Joshi, Arnaud Fossen, Harley A Borders, Remi P Tsiava, Olivier Charon: Preheated fuel and oxidant combustion burner. American Air Liquide, L Air Liquide Societe Anonyme pour l Etude et l Exploitation des Procedes Georges Claude, Jeffrey L Wendt, October 3, 2000: US06126438 (63 worldwide citation)

A burner apparatus comprises a conduit adapted to convey preheated oxidant and having outlet and inlet ends, and a conduit adapted to convey preheated fuel and having outlet and inlet ends. The conduit adapted to convey preheated fuel is substantially parallel to the conduit adapted to convey prehea ...


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Mahendra L Joshi, Harley A Borders, Ovidiu Marin, Olivier Charon: Self-cooled oxygen-fuel burner for use in high-temperature and high-particulate furnaces. American Air Liquide, L Air Liquide Societe Anonyme pour l Etude et l Exploitation des Procedes Georges Claude, Jeffrey L Wendt, September 26, 2000: US06123542 (63 worldwide citation)

A self-cooled oxidant-fuel burner consisting novel fuel and oxidant nozzles and three compartment refractory burner block design is proposed. The new oxidant-fuel burner can fire in high-temperature (2200.degree. F. to 3000.degree. F.) and high-particulate (or high process volatiles/condensates) fur ...


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Louis C Philippe: Combustion process and apparatus therefore containing separate injection of fuel and oxidant streams. L Air Liquide Societe Anonyme Pour l Etude et l Exploitation des Procedes Georges Claude, American Air Liquide, Jeffrey L Wendt, November 2, 1999: US05975886 (62 worldwide citation)

A burner assembly having improved flame length and shape control is presented, which includes in exemplary embodiments at least one fuel fluid inlet and at least one oxidant fluid inlet, means for transporting the fuel fluid from the fuel inlet to a plurality of fuel outlets, the fuel fluid leaving ...


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Victor Saucedo, Ovidiu Marin: Real time optimization and control of oxygen enhanced boilers. American Air Liquide, Elwood Haynes, July 22, 2008: US07401577 (62 worldwide citation)

An oxygen enriched boiler having a burner subassembly and a steam subassembly is disclosed. The burner subassembly has a fuel inlet, an oxidant inlet, a combustion chamber, a flue gas composition detector and a flue gas outlet. The fuel inlet provides fuel to the combustion chamber, the oxidant inle ...


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Louis C Philippe, Fabien S Illy, Eric L Duchateau: Heat recovery apparatus and methods of use. American Air Liquide, L Air Liquide Societe Anonyme pour l Etude et l Exploitation des Procedes Georges Claude, Jeffrey L Wendt, June 6, 2000: US06071116 (62 worldwide citation)

Apparatus and methods suitable for recovery of heat from hot flue gases are presented comprising primary heat transfer means for exchanging heat between a hot flue gas and an intermediate fluid to create a hot intermediate fluid from an originally cold intermediate fluid; one or more oxidant-fuel bu ...