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Anna Lee Y Tonkovich, Gary L Roberts, Charles J Call, Robert S Wegeng, Yong Wang: Active microchannel heat exchanger. Battelle Memorial Institute, Paul W Zimmerman, March 13, 2001: US06200536 (149 worldwide citation)

The present invention is an active microchannel heat exchanger with an active heat source and with microchannel architecture. The active microchannel heat exchanger has (a) an exothermic reaction chamber; (b) an exhaust chamber; and (c) a heat exchanger chamber in thermal contact with the exhaust ch ...


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Anna Lee Y Tonkovich, Yong Wang, Sean P Fitzgerald, Jennifer L Marco, Gary L Roberts, David P Vanderwiel, Robert S Wegeng: Chemical reactor and method for gas phase reactant catalytic reactions. Battelle Memorial Institute, Stephen R May, Frank S Rosenberg, December 3, 2002: US06488838 (107 worldwide citation)

The present invention is a chemical reactor and method for catalytic chemical reactions having gas phase reactants. The chemical reactor has reactor microchannels for flow of at least one reactant and at least one product, and a catalyst material wherein the at least one reactant contacts the cataly ...


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Anna Lee Y Tonkovich, Yong Wang, Robert S Wegeng, Yufei Gao: Method and apparatus for obtaining enhanced production rate of thermal chemical reactions. Battelle Memorial Institute, Frank Rosenberg, Stephen R May, September 9, 2003: US06616909 (89 worldwide citation)

Reactors and processes are disclosed that can utilize high heat fluxes to obtain fast, steady-state reaction rates. Porous catalysts used in conjunction with microchannel reactors to obtain high rates of heat transfer are also disclosed. Reactors and processes that utilize short contact times, high ...


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Anna Lee Y Tonkovich, Yong Wang, Yufei Gao: Catalyst, method of making, and reactions using the catalyst. Battelle Memorial Institute, Frank Rosenberg, August 27, 2002: US06440895 (72 worldwide citation)

The present invention includes a catalyst having a layered structure with, (1) a porous support, (2) a buffer layer, (3) an interfacial layer, and optionally (4) a catalyst layer. The invention also provides a process in which a reactant is converted to a product by passing through a reaction chambe ...


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Anna Lee Y Tonkovich, Yong Wang, Sean P Fitzgerald, Jennifer L Marco, Gary L Roberts, David P VanderWiel, Robert S Wegeng: Method for gas phase reactant catalytic reactions. Battelle Memorial Institute, Stephen R May, Frank S Rosenberg, January 20, 2004: US06680044 (63 worldwide citation)

The present invention provides chemical reactors and reaction chambers and methods for conducting catalytic chemical reactions having gas phase reactants. In preferred embodiments, these reaction chambers and methods include at least one porous catalyst material that has pore sizes large enough to p ...


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Anna Lee Y Tonkovich, Yong Wang, Robert S Wegeng, Yufei Gao: Method and apparatus for obtaining enhanced production rate of thermal chemical reactions. Battelle Memorial Institute, Stephen May, Frank Rosenberg, April 1, 2003: US06540975 (63 worldwide citation)

The present invention is a method and apparatus (vessel) for providing a heat transfer rate from a reaction chamber through a wall to a heat transfer chamber substantially matching a local heat transfer rate of a catalytic thermal chemical reaction. The key to the invention is a thermal distance def ...


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Yong Wang, David P Vanderwiel, Anna Lee Y Tonkovich, Yufei Gao, Eddie G Baker: Catalyst structure and method of fischer-tropsch synthesis. Battelle Memorial Institute, Frank Rosenberg, May 6, 2003: US06558634 (54 worldwide citation)

The present invention includes Fischer-Tropsch catalysts, reactions using Fischer-Tropsch catalysts, methods of making Fischer-Tropsch catalysts, processes of hydrogenating carbon monoxide, and fuels made using these processes. The invention provides the ability to hydrogenate carbon monoxide with l ...


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Yong Wang, David P Vanderwiel, Anna Lee Y Tonkovich, Yufei Gao, Eddie G Baker: Catalyst structure and method of fischer-tropsch synthesis. Battelle Memorial Institute, Stephen R May, Frank S Rosenberg, December 10, 2002: US06491880 (52 worldwide citation)

The present invention includes Fischer-Tropsch catalysts, reactions using Fischer-Tropsch catalysts, methods of making Fischer-Tropsch catalysts, processes of hydrogenating carbon monoxide, and fuels made using these processes. The invention provides the ability to hydrogenate carbon monoxide with l ...


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Yong Wang, David P Vanderwiel, Anna Lee Y Tonkovich, Yufei Gao, Eddie G Baker: Catalyst structure and method of Fischer-Tropsch synthesis. Battelle Memorial Institute, Paul W Zimmerman, Frank S Rosenberg, September 17, 2002: US06451864 (52 worldwide citation)

The present invention includes a catalyst structure and method of making the catalyst structure for Fischer-Tropsch synthesis that both rely upon the catalyst structure having a first porous structure with a first pore surface area and a first pore size of at least about 0.1 &mgr;m, preferably from ...



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