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Randy D Cortright, James A Dumesic: Method for producing bio-fuel that integrates heat from carbon-carbon bond-forming reactions to drive biomass gasification reactions. Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation, Virent, Joseph T Leone Esq, DeWitt Ross & Stevens S C, April 2, 2013: US08410183 (4 worldwide citation)

A low-temperature catalytic process for converting biomass (preferably glycerol recovered from the fabrication of bio-diesel) to synthesis gas (i.e., H2/CO gas mixture) in an endothermic gasification reaction is described. The synthesis gas is used in exothermic carbon-carbon bond-forming reactions, ...


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David A Blank: Combustion control via homogeneous combustion radical ignition (HCRI) or partial HCRI in cyclic IC engines. HCRI Technologies International, Smith Moore Leatherwood, Thomas W Epting, May 2, 2017: US09638093 (3 worldwide citation)

A process is provided for improving combustion control and fuel efficiency in rotary and reciprocating IC engines by enabling leaner combustion at higher compression ratios using less heat for ignition. Embodiments employ secondary chambers of minimal total volume within a cylinder periphery. These ...


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Christopher Lee Sagar, Eric Michael Maskrey: Microprocessor controlled automated mixing system, cogeneration system and adaptive/predictive control for use therewith. HyCogen Power, Jacox Meckstroth & Jenkins, November 12, 2013: US08583350 (3 worldwide citation)

A microprocessor controlled automated, multi-fuel apparatus to blend hydrogen, bio-fuel and/or natural or propane gases. This novel multi-stage apparatus first converts cooking oils into bio-fuel. The system automatically blends the bio-fuel with at least one of or both hydrogen gas, generated by a ...


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Atsushi Sato, Hideki Sakai, Mamoru Hatakeyama, Takaaki Nakagawa: Porous electroconductive material and process for production thereof; electrode and process for production thereof; fuel cell and process for production thereof; and electronic instrument, mobile machine, electric power generating system, cogeneration system, and electrode reaction-based apparatus. Sony Corporation, K&L Gates, April 16, 2013: US08419913 (3 worldwide citation)

A porous electroconductive material is provided. The electroconductive material enables efficient enzymatic metabolic reactions on electrodes and yields electrodes having immobilized enzymes thereon which remain stable in any working environment. The porous electroconductive material, which has a th ...


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Johnny M Tharpe Jr: Apparatus, system, and method for producing bio-fuel utilizing concentric-chambered pyrolysis. Allen Dyer Doppelt Milbrath & Gilchrist P A, January 15, 2013: US08353973 (3 worldwide citation)

An apparatus, system, and method for subjecting biomass to pyrolysis to extract energy products using a pyrolysis unit comprising generally concentric chambers including a combustion chamber and at least one pyrolysis chamber. Each chamber is in communication with an adjacent chamber such that a dir ...


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Willie J Hardy: Automatically controlled outdoor pelletized bio-fuel-burning hydronic heater. Jacobson Holman PLLC, September 6, 2011: US08011329 (3 worldwide citation)

A heating system has a heating unit with a combustion chamber for burning wood pellets or other pelletized fuel. The heating unit is controlled by a process control module that automatically keeps all operating functions within predetermined limits for safe, efficient and easy operation. The unit al ...


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Jensen Henning Sigfred, Jensen Jens Ole Aagaard: A biomass transport system and a bio fuel firing plant. Hollensen Energy, May 9, 2007: EP1783424-A2 (3 worldwide citation)

The invention relates to a biomass transport system (1) chiefly for the feeding of bio fuel to a furnace (8) in a bio fuel firing plant (7), comprising at least one worm (15) with at least one centre shaft (22) and at least one helix plate part (23). The biomass transport system (1) also comprises a ...


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Yoshida Youichi, Sadaike Shinichiro, Ohya Shyusei, Ataka Kikuo: (Ja) 生体分子固定化炭素膜, (En) Carbon membrane having biological molecule immobilized thereon. Ube Industries, Yoshida Youichi, Sadaike Shinichiro, Ohya Shyusei, Ataka Kikuo, ITO Katsuhiro, August 9, 2007: WO/2007/088975 (3 worldwide citation)

(EN) Disclosed is a biological molecule-immobilized carbon membrane which comprises a porous carbon membrane and a biological molecule (e.g., an enzyme) immobilized on the carbon membrane, wherein the porous carbon membrane has pores with a three-dimensional network structure through which a liquid ...


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Sato Atsushi, Sakai Hideki, Hatakeyama Tsukasa, Nakagawa Takaaki: Porous conductive material and its manufacturing method, electrode and its manufacturing method, fuel cell and its manufacturing method, and electronic apparatus, moving object, power generation system, co-generation system, and electrode reaction utilization apparatus. Sony, February 8, 2007: JP2007-035437 (3 worldwide citation)

PROBLEM TO BE SOLVED: To provide a porous conductive material capable of efficiently performing enzymatic metabolic reactions on the electrode and also capable of easily obtaining a stable enzyme immobilization electrode without depending on the operating environment.SOLUTION: By coating the surface ...


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Radhakrishna Shesha Iyengar Togare: Magnetic pistons engine. Radhakrishna Shesha Iyengar Togare, February 23, 2010: US07667356 (2 worldwide citation)

The present invention relates to the “Magnetic pistons engine”, hereafter called “Maps engine” or “RAT engine” or “engine” that works on the principle of magnetism. It can be used to perform various tasks and functions that involve application of force or displacement of objects. This method provide ...



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