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Simon Rushworth
David Farrusseng, Claude Mirodatos, Michael Rebeilleau, André Van Veen, Simon Rushworth, Jean Luc Rousset: Oxygen conducting membranes, preparation method thereof, and reactor and method using same. Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique, Young & Thompson, February 22, 2011: US07893002 (3 worldwide citation)

The invention relates to an oxygen conducting membrane includes a dense, mixed-conducting, multi-metallic oxide membrane having one surface which is coated with dispersed particles based on noble metals or magnesium oxide.


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David Mosley
Joseph M Jacobson, David W Mosley, Kie Moon Sung: Nanoparticle chains by direct bonding of functional groups and preparation thereof. Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Norma E Henderson, October 22, 2013: US08563081

Fabrication and arrangement of nanoparticles into one-dimensional linear chains is achieved by successive chemical reactions, each reaction adding one or more nanoparticles by building onto exposed, unprotected linker functionalities. Optionally, protecting groups may be used to control and organize ...


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Thomas M Matviya, Richard A Hayden: Catalytic carbon. Calgon Carbon Corporation, Cindrich & Titus, October 18, 1994: US05356849 (73 worldwide citation)

Carbonaceous chars capable of catalytically decomposing aqueous hydrogen peroxide at higher rates at given char densities than other known catalytic chars are provided for. This improvement is provided by an increase in the catalytic activity at a given char density of the said catalytically-active ...


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William R Weltmer, Walter H Whitlock: Methods for purifying inert gas streams. The BOC Group, David L Rae, Larry R Cassett, April 1, 1986: US04579723 (71 worldwide citation)

An inert gas stream containing parts per million levels of impurities such as O.sub.2, CO, CO.sub.2, H.sub.2, H.sub.2 O, is purified by passing the same sequentially through a first bed and second bed of material. In the first bed, carbon monoxide and hydrogen are both reacted with oxygen to form CO ...


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Terry J Mazanec, Louis J Velenyi: Process for separating oxygen from an oxygen-containing gas by using a bi-containing mixed metal oxide membrane. The Standard Oil Company, Larry W Evans, John E Miller, November 3, 1992: US05160713 (62 worldwide citation)

Oxygen is separated from an oxygen-containing gas by introducing the gas into a first zone of a gas separation apparatus, the apparatus comprising first and second zones separated by a mixed metal oxide membrane, the membrane having a first surface open to the first zone, a second surface open to th ...


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Jeffrey B Hoke, Ronald M Heck, Fred M Allen: Method and device for cleaning the atmosphere. Engelhard Corporation, Russell G Lindenfelder, May 27, 2003: US06569393 (60 worldwide citation)

Method for treating atmospheric pollutants by contacting the atmosphere with a catalyst composition or adsorptive material coated on the surface of a substrate, preferably a motor vehicle radiator, in which the catalyst composition, preferably including a base metal, precious metal, or salts/oxides ...


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Jeffrey B Hoke, Ronald M Heck, Fred M Allen: Method and device for cleaning the atmosphere. Engelhard Corporation, Stephen I Miller, February 20, 2001: US06190627 (51 worldwide citation)

Method for treating atmospheric pollutants by contacting the atmosphere with a catalyst composition or adsorptive material coated on the surface of a substrate in which the catalyst composition or adsorptive material is protected from degradation by harmful contaminants contained in the atmosphere b ...


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Jonathan L Sessler, Murai Toshiaki, Gregory W Hemmi: Expanded porphyrins: large porphyrin-like tripyrroledimethine-derived macrocycles for singlet oxygen production. Board of Regents The University of Texas System, Arnold White & Durkee, March 8, 1994: US05292414 (50 worldwide citation)

The present invention involves a novel tripyrrole dimethine-derived "expanded porphyrin" (texaphyrin), the synthesis of such compounds, their analogs or derivatives and their uses. These expanded porphyrin-like macrocycles are efficient chelators of divalent and trivalent metal ions. Metal complexes ...


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Elias Greenbaum: Process for photosynthetically splitting water. The United States of America represented by the United States Department of Energy, Fred O Lewis, Stephen D Hamel, Michael F Esposito, October 9, 1984: US04476105 (49 worldwide citation)

The invention is an improved process for producing gaseous hydrogen and oxygen from water. The process is conducted in a photolytic reactor which contains a water-suspension of a photoactive material containing a hydrogen-liberating catalyst. The reactor also includes a volume for receiving gaseous ...


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Edward A Fletcher: System for obtaining hydrogen and oxygen from water using solar energy. The Regents of the University of Minnesota, Burd Braddock & Bartz, October 11, 1977: US04053576 (49 worldwide citation)

A system for producing and separating hydrogen and oxygen from water in which water is pumped through a preferentially permeable walled vessel heated to a high temperature by a solar energy concentrator. The water dissociates at high temperatures. Lower molecular weight components, especially hydrog ...