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Michael Modell: Processing methods for the oxidation of organics in supercritical water. Modar, Kenyon & Kenyon, September 24, 1985: US04543190 (118 worldwide citation)

A method of oxidizing an organic material in an oxidizer includes forming a mixture of the organic material with water and a fluid including oxygen under conditions near supercritical pressure. At the inlet of the oxidizer, the mixture is caused to undergo reaction under supercritical conditions for ...


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Michael Modell: Processing methods for the oxidation of organics in supercritical water. Modar, July 6, 1982: US04338199 (113 worldwide citation)

Organic materials are oxidized in supercritical water to obtain useful energy and/or resultant materials. In one embodiment, conventional fuels are oxidized with high efficiency to obtain useful energy for power generation and/or process heat. In another embodiment toxic or waste materials are conve ...


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Glenn T Hong, William R Killilea, Terry B Thomason: Method for solids separation in a wet oxidation type process. Modar, Kenyon & Kenyon, April 18, 1989: US04822497 (66 worldwide citation)

The present invention relates to a novel aqueous-phase oxidizer and solids separator reactor. More particularly, the invention relates to a two zone pressure vessel in which precipitates and other solids fall or are sprayed from a supercritical temperature super zone into a lower temperature sub zon ...


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Kathleen C Swallow, William R Killilea, Glenn T Hong, Alain L Bourhis: Process for the oxidation of materials in water at supercritical temperatures utilizing reaction rate enhancers. Modar, Pravel Hewitt Kimball & Krieger, August 3, 1993: US05232604 (64 worldwide citation)

Disclosed is a method of substantially completely oxidizing material in an aqueous phase at supercritical temperatures and sub- or supercritical pressures by initiating the oxidation in the presence of small amounts of strong oxidizing agents that function to increase the initial reaction rate for t ...


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Glenn T Hong: Process for oxidation of materials in water at supercritical temperatures and subcritical pressures. Modar, Pravel Gambrell Hewitt Kimball & Krieger, April 21, 1992: US05106513 (51 worldwide citation)

Disclosed is a method of oxidizing materials in the presence of an oxidant and water at supercritical temperatures to obtain useful energy and/or more desirable materials. Pressures between 25 and 220 bar are employed. The use of appropriately high temperatures results in a single fluid phase reacto ...


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Glenn T Hong, William R Killilea, David W Ordway: Zirconium oxide ceramics for surfaces exposed to high temperature water oxidation environments. Modar, Pravel Hewitt Kimball & Krieger, October 25, 1994: US05358645 (19 worldwide citation)

Disclosed is an apparatus and a process for high temperature water oxidation of combustibles in which during at least a part of the oxidation, corrosive material is present and makes contact with at least a portion of the apparatus over a contact area on the apparatus, wherein at least a portion of ...


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Glenn T Hong, William R Killilea, Alain L Bourhis: Method for treating halogenated hydrocarbons prior to hydrothermal oxidation. Modar, Pravel Hewitt Kimball & Krieger, February 20, 1996: US05492634 (18 worldwide citation)

A method for pretreating a halogenated hydrocarbon feed to a hydrothermal oxidation reactor which includes forming a combination of a halogenated hydrocarbon with added alkali under hydrothermal conditions, adding water to the combination, thereby effectuating hydrolysis of the halogenated hydrocarb ...


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Alain L Bourhis, Glenn T Hong, William R Killilea: Method for hydrothermal oxidation. Modar, Nydegger & Associates, October 7, 1997: US05674405 (15 worldwide citation)

A method of continuous flow hydrothermal oxidation which provides for a low cost means of reaction initiation and propagation. The aqueous-organic feedstock and oxidant are introduced to a small reaction chamber and allowed to mix with the hot, partially reacted contents thereof. This backmixing ser ...


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Glenn T Hong: Ceramic coating system or water oxidation environments. Modar, Nydegger & Associates, August 13, 1996: US05545337 (13 worldwide citation)

A process for water oxidation of combustible materials in which during at least a part of the oxidation corrosive material is present and makes contact with at least a portion of the apparatus over a contact area on the apparatus. At least a portion of the contact surface area comprises titanium dio ...


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Glenn T Hong, Vladimir A Zilberstein: Iridium material for hydrothermal oxidation environments. Modar, Nydegger & Associates, June 18, 1996: US05527471 (10 worldwide citation)

A process for hydrothermal oxidation of combustible materials in which, during at least a part of the oxidation, corrosive material is present and makes contact with at least a portion of the apparatus over a contact area on the apparatus. At least a portion of the contact surface area comprises iri ...



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