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Anna Lee Tonkovich, Gary L Roberts, Steven T Perry, Sean P Fitzgerald: Methods of conducting simultaneous exothermic and endothermic reactions. Battelle Memorial Institute, Frank Rosenberg, Todd J Harrington, November 29, 2005: US06969506 (54 worldwide citation)

Integrated Combustion Reactors (ICRs) and methods of making ICRs are described in which combustion chambers (or channels) are in direct thermal contact to reaction chambers for an endothermic reaction. Superior results were achieved for combustion chambers which contained a gap for free flow through ...


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Anna Lee Y Tonkovich, Bruce F Monzyk, Yong Wang, David P VanderWiel, Steven T Perry, Sean P Fitzgerald, Wayne W Simmons, Jeffrey S McDaniel, Albert E Weller Jr: Apparatus and methods for separation/purification utilizing rapidly cycled thermal swing sorption. Battelle Memorial Institute, Frank Rosenberg, January 21, 2003: US06508862 (45 worldwide citation)

The present invention provides apparatus and methods for separating fluid components. In preferred embodiments, the apparatus and methods utilize microchannel devices with small distances for heat and mass transfer to achieve rapid cycle times and surprisingly large volumes of fluid components separ ...


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Anna Lee Tonkovich, Steven T Perry, Ravi Arora, Dongming Qiu, Michael Jay Lamont, Deanna Burwell, Terence Andrew Dritz, Jeffrey S McDaniel, William A Rogers Jr, Laura J Silva, Daniel J Weidert, Wayne W Simmons, G Bradley Chadwell: Separation process using microchannel technology. Velocys, Renner Otto Boisselle & Sklar, March 24, 2009: US07507274 (39 worldwide citation)

The disclosed invention relates to a process and apparatus for separating a first fluid from a fluid mixture comprising the first fluid. The process comprises: (A) flowing the fluid mixture into a microchannel separator in contact with a sorption medium, the fluid mixture being maintained in the mic ...


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Bruce F Monzyk, Anna Lee Y Tonkovich, Yong Wang, David P VanderWiel, Steven T Perry, Sean P Fitzgerald, Wayne W Simmons, Jeffrey S McDaniel, Albert E Weller Jr, Chad M Cucksey: Apparatus and methods for hydrogen separation/purification utilizing rapidly cycled thermal swing sorption. Battelle Memorial Institute, Frank Rosenberg, January 7, 2003: US06503298 (34 worldwide citation)

The present invention provides apparatus and methods for separating hydrogen. In preferred embodiments, the apparatus and methods utilize microchannel devices with small distances for heat and mass transfer to achieve rapid cycle times and surprisingly large volumes of hydrogen separated in short ti ...


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James Allen Mathias, G Bradley Chadwell, Dongming Qiu, Anna Lee Y Tonkovich, Steven T Perry, Matthew B Schmidt: Multi-stream microchannel device. Velocys, William B Richards, March 21, 2006: US07014835 (31 worldwide citation)

The invention is a process and device for exchanging heat energy between three or more streams in a microchannel heat exchanger which can be integrated with a microchannel reactor to form an integrated microchannel processing unit. The invention enables the combining of a plurality of integrated mic ...


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Anna Lee Tonkovich, Sean P Fitzgerald, Paul W Neagle, Dongming Qiu, Matthew B Schmidt, Steven T Perry, David J Hesse, Robert J Luzenski, G Bradley Chadwell, Ying Peng, James A Mathias, Richard Q Long, Wm Allen Rogers, Ravi Arora, Wayne W Simmons, Barry L Yang, Yong Wang, Thomas Forte, Robert Jetter: Methods of conducting simultaneous endothermic and exothermic reactions. Velocys, Frank Rosenberg, Laura J Silva, July 31, 2007: US07250151 (31 worldwide citation)

Integrated Combustion Reactors (ICRS) and methods of making ICRs are described in which combustion chambers (or channels) are in direct thermal contact to reaction chambers for an endothermic reaction. Particular reactor designs are also described. Processes of conducting reactions in integrated com ...


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Anna Lee Tonkovich, Wayne W Simmons, Laura J Silva, Dongming Qiu, Steven T Perry, Thomas Yuschak: Distillation process using microchannel technology. Velocys, Renner Otto Boisselle & Sklar, December 11, 2007: US07305850 (29 worldwide citation)

The disclosed invention relates to a process for distilling a fluid mixture in a microchannel distillation unit, the microchannel distillation unit comprising a plurality of microchannel distillation sections, the fluid mixture comprising a more volatile component and a less volatile component, the ...


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Anna Lee Tonkovich, Wayne W Simmons, Laura J Silva, Dongming Qiu, Steven T Perry, Thomas Yuschak, Thomas P Hickey, Ravi Arora, Amanda Smith, Robert Dwayne Litt, Paul Neagle: Distillation process using microchannel technology. Velocys, Renner Otto Boisselle & Sklar, November 3, 2009: US07610775 (28 worldwide citation)

The disclosed invention relates to a distillation process for separating two or more components having different volatilities from a liquid mixture containing the components. The process employs microchannel technology for effecting the distillation and is particularly suitable for conducting diffic ...


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Anna Lee Y Tonkovich, Bruce F Monzyk, Yong Wang, David P VanderWiel, Steven T Perry, Sean P Fitzgerald, Wayne W Simmons, Jeffrey S McDaniel, Albert E Weller Jr: Methods for separation/purification utilizing rapidly cycled thermal swing sorption. Battelle Memorial Institute, Frank K Rosenberg, William Richards, November 9, 2004: US06814781 (21 worldwide citation)

The present invention provides apparatus and methods for separating fluid components. In preferred embodiments, the apparatus and methods utilize microchannel devices with small distances for heat and mass transfer to achieve rapid cycle times and surprisingly large volumes of fluid components separ ...


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Bruce F Monzyk, Anna Lee Y Tonkovich, Yong Wang, David P VanderWiel, Steven T Perry, Sean P Fitzgerald, Wayne W Simmons, Jeffrey S McDaniel, Albert E Weller Jr, Chad M Cucksey: Apparatus for hydrogen separation/purification using rapidly cycled thermal swing sorption. Battelle Memorial Institute, William B Richards, Frank Rosenberg, November 30, 2004: US06824592 (13 worldwide citation)

The present invention provides apparatus and methods for separating hydrogen. In preferred embodiments, the apparatus and methods utilize microchannel devices with small distances for heat and mass transfer to achieve rapid cycle times and surprisingly large volumes of hydrogen separated in short ti ...



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