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Paul J Berlowitz, Timothy Andrew Barckholtz, Frank Hershkowitz: Integrated power generation and carbon capture using fuel cells. EXXONMOBILE RESEARCH AND ENGINEERING COMPANY, David M Weisberg, January 24, 2017: US09553321 (1 worldwide citation)

Systems and methods are provided for capturing CO2 from a combustion source using molten carbonate fuel cells (MCFCs). At least a portion of the anode exhaust can be recycled for use as part of anode input stream. This can allow for a reduction in the amount of fuel cell area required for separating ...


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Jeffrey N Yu, James W Hill: Fuel conservation systems and methods. Fuel Saving Technologies, Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear, January 9, 2018: US09862375 (1 worldwide citation)

Methods and systems are described for conserving fuel used by an engine. In some embodiments a control module processes a user-provided input, as a first function, into a second function. The second function can be used to direct the engine with a directive output power. The directive output power m ...


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David Shearer, John Gaunt: Biochar compositions and methods of use thereof. Full Circle Biochar, August 8, 2017: US09725371 (1 worldwide citation)

The invention provides for methods, devices, and systems for pyrolyzing biomass. A pyrolysis unit can be used for the pyrolysis of biomass to form gas, liquid, and solid products. The biomass materials can be selected such that an enhanced biochar is formed after pyrolysis. The biomass can be pyroly ...


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David S Stapp: System and method for generating power using a supercritical fluid. Peregrine Turbine Technologies, Baker & Hostetler, January 10, 2017: US09540999 (1 worldwide citation)

A dual cycle system for generating shaft power using a supercritical fluid and a fossil fuel. The first cycle is an open, air breathing Brayton cycle. The second cycle is a closed, supercritical fluid Brayton cycle. After compression of air in the first cycle, the compressed air flows through a firs ...


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Maria Magdalena Ramirez Corredores, Vincente Sanchez Iglesias: Production of renewable bio-gasoline. KiOR, Hovey Williams, June 23, 2015: US09062264 (1 worldwide citation)

A process and system for separating bio-gasoline, bio-diesel and bio-fuel oil fractions from a bio-oil, and for producing a renewable gasoline including at least in part the bio-gasoline fraction, is provided. The process comprises separating bio-oil into a bio-gasoline fraction and a heavy fraction ...


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Reginald C Farrow, Zafar Iqbal, Alokik Kanwal: System and method for directed self-assembly technique for the creation of carbon nanotube sensors and bio-fuel cells on single plane. New Jersey Institute of Technology, McCarter & English, October 1, 2013: US08546027 (1 worldwide citation)

Improved nanotube devices and systems/methods for fabrication thereof are provided. The present disclosure provides systems/methods for depositing controlled numbers of nanotubes with specific properties at predefined locations for the fabrication of nanotube devices. The nanotube devices may be uti ...


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Robert Bartek, Steve Yanik: Process for the conversion of solid particulated biomass materials. KiOR, Jennifer A Camacho, Natalie Salem, Greenberg Traurig, January 1, 2013: US08344194 (1 worldwide citation)

A process for producing bio-fuel from biomass is disclosed herein. The process includes processing the mean particle diameter of the biomass by mechanical processing to a size ranging from 1 μm to 1000 μm to form particulated biomass. The particulated biomass is mixed with a liquid hydrocarbon to fo ...


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Masaki Takahashi, Takamasa Tanabe, Mai Ito, Atsushi Iwata, Yoshihiko Nokura: Fused heterocyclic compound and use thereof for pest control. SUMITOMO CHEMICAL COMPANY, Panitch Schwarze Belisario & Nadel, April 11, 2017: US09615580 (1 worldwide citation)

Disclosed is a compound represented by formula (1): wherein A1 represents N(O)p or CH; A2 represents N(O)q; R1 represents a trifluoromethyl group, a halogen atom or a hydrogen atom; R2 represents a C1-C3 perfluoroalkyl group, p represents 0 or 1; q represents 0 or 1; n represents 0, 1 or 2; and m re ...


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Igor Ivan Slowing, Kapil Kandel: Catalysts and methods of using the same. Iowa State University Research Foundation, Schwegman Lundberg & Woessner P A, February 14, 2017: US09567265 (1 worldwide citation)

The present invention provides a catalyst including a mesoporous silica nanoparticle and a catalytic material comprising iron. In various embodiments, the present invention provides methods of using and making the catalyst. In some examples, the catalyst can be used to hydrotreat fatty acids or to s ...


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Alain Lunati, Johan Fournel: Method for optimizing the operation of a thermal engine by determining the proportion of oxygenated compounds in the fuel. SP3H, Arent Fox, January 12, 2016: US09234477 (1 worldwide citation)

The invention relates to a method for optimizing the operation of a thermal engine having combustion parameters controlled by an electronic housing and at least one engine mapping, characterized in that the method comprises: a step of carrying out a near-infrared spectroscopic analysis of a bio-fuel ...



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