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 (109 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 ...

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 (108 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 ...

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 (95 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 ...

Miroslav Vichr, David S Hoover: Method for the manufacture of large single crystals. Air Products and Chemicals, Keith D Gourley, August 22, 1995: US05443032 (85 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 ...

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 (70 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

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 (66 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 ...

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 (64 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 ...

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 (61 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 ...

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 (56 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 ...

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 ...