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Robert M Thorogood, Rajagopalan Srinivasan, Terrence F Yee, Miles P Drake: Composite mixed conductor membranes for producing oxygen. Air Products and Chemicals, Keith D Gourley, James C Simmons, William F Marsh, August 31, 1993: US05240480 (108 worldwide citation)

The present invention relates to novel multi-layer composite solid state membranes which are capable of separating oxygen from oxygen-containing gaseous mixtures at elevated temperatures. The membranes comprise a multicomponent metallic oxide porous layer having an average pore radius of less than a ...


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Donald Paul Eichelberger, David John Farese, Joseph Perry Cohen, Richard Layton Colwell: Self-contained mobile fueling station. Air Products and Chemicals, Keith D Gourley, September 7, 2004: US06786245 (103 worldwide citation)

A mobile self-contained self-powered station having a plurality of vessels delivers a pressurized fluid to a receiving tank (e.g., a fuel tank of a hydrogen-powered vehicle) without using mechanical compression, external electric power, or other external utilities. The station includes first and sec ...


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Thomas Richard Gaffney, Timothy Christopher Golden, Steven Gerard Mayorga, Jeffrey Richard Brzozowski, Fred William Taylor: Carbon dioxide pressure swing adsorption process using modified alumina adsorbents. Air Products and Chemicals, Keith D Gourley, June 29, 1999: US05917136 (94 worldwide citation)

A pressure swing adsorption process for absorbing CO.sub.2 from a gaseous mixture containing CO.sub.2 comprising introducing the gaseous mixture at a first pressure into a reactor containing a modified alumina adsorbent maintained at a temperature ranging from 100.degree. C. and 500.degree. C. to ad ...


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Miroslav Vichr, David S Hoover: Method for the manufacture of large single crystals. Air Products and Chemicals, Keith D Gourley, August 22, 1995: US05443032 (84 worldwide citation)

A method is disclosed for producing large single crystals. In one embodiment, a single crystal of electronic grade diamond is produced having a thickness of approximately 100-1000 microns and an area of substantially greater than 1 cm..sup.2. and having a high crystalline perfection which can be use ...


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Timothy Christopher Golden, Catherine Marie Anne Golden, Daniel Patrick Zwilling: Self-supported structured adsorbent for gas separation. Air Products and Chemicals, Keith D Gourley, May 20, 2003: US06565627 (66 worldwide citation)

A rapid pressure swing adsorption (RPSA) process includes the use of an adsorbent fabric. The fabric can be self-supporting, have an average pore diameter greater than 5 Å and/or have a carbon dioxide mass transfer coefficient of at least 0.5 sec


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Shoou I Wang, William R Koch: Hydrogen generation and recovery. Air Products and Chemicals, James C Simmons, Keith D Gourley, William F Marsh, September 26, 1989: US04869894 (63 worldwide citation)

High yields of hydrogen of high purity are obtained from a methane-rich gas stream, such as natural gas, by a particular combination of operations wherein the methane-rich gas undergoes primary steam reforming under less severe operating conditions including lower steam to carbon ratio, supplemented ...


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Michael F Carolan, Paul N Dyer: Ion transport membranes with catalyzed mixed conducting porous layer. Air Products and Chemicals, Keith D Gourley, July 9, 1996: US05534471 (60 worldwide citation)

The present invention relates to surface catalyzed ion transport membranes which demonstrate superior oxygen flux. The membranes comprise a porous mixed conducting multicomponent metallic oxide layer having a first surface onto which a catalyst is deposited and a second surface which is contiguous w ...


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Kevin Ray Heier, Mahendra Ladharam Joshi, Jeannine M Harris, Mark Daniel D&apos Agostini, Aleksandar Georgi Slavejkov: Large scale vortex devices for improved burner operation. Air Products and Chemicals, Keith D Gourley, June 22, 2004: US06752620 (59 worldwide citation)

A symmetric device for stabilization of a flame includes a primary oxidant pipe and a fuel pipe. The fuel pipe is internal to the primary oxidant pipe creating a primary oxidant conduit. A secondary oxidant pipe is internal to the fuel pipe creating a fuel conduit. A primary oxidant source supplies ...


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Michael Francis Carolan, Paul Nigel Dyer, Eric Minford, Steven Lee Russek, Merrill Anderson Wilson, Dale M Taylor, Brett Tamatea Henderson: Series planar design for solid electrolyte oxygen pump. Air Products and Chemicals, Keith D Gourley, May 12, 1998: US05750279 (55 worldwide citation)

An electrochemical device is disclosed comprising a plurality of planar electrolytic cells connected in series, each cell having an oxygen ion-conducting electrolyte layer, an anode layer and a cathode layer associated with the electrolyte layer, electrically conductive interconnect layers having ga ...


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Dorai Ramprasad, Francis Joseph Waller: Heterogeneous catalyst for the production of ethylidene diacetate from acetic anhydride. Air Products and Chemicals, Keith D Gourley, June 16, 1998: US05767307 (54 worldwide citation)

This invention relates to a process for producing ethylidene diacetate by the reaction of acetic anhydride, acetic acid, hydrogen and carbon monoxide at elevated temperatures and pressures in the presence of an alkyl halide and a heterogeneous, bifunctional catalyst that is stable to hydrogenation a ...