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SYSTEM, SORBENTS, AND PROCESSES FOR CAPTURE AND RELEASE OF CO2

United States Patent Application

20130287663
A1
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A system, sorbent formulations, methods of preparation, and methods are described that provide selective sorption and release of CO.sub.2 from CO.sub.2-containing gases such as syngas. The sorbent may include magnesium oxide (MgO) and a group-I alkali metal nitrate. The sorbent may also include a group-I alkali metal carbonate and/or a group-II alkaline-earth metal carbonate.
Zhang, Keling (Storrs, CT), King, David L. (Richland, WA), Li, Xiaohong S. (Richland, WA), Li, Liyu (Richland, WA), Rohatgi, Aashish (Richland, WA), Singh, Prabhakar (Storrs, CT)
UNIVERSITY OF CONNECTICUT (Storrs CT), BATTELLE MEMORIAL INSTITUTE (Richland WA)
13/ 776,474
February 25, 2013
STATEMENT REGARDING RIGHTS TO INVENTION MADE UNDER FEDERALLY-SPONSORED RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT [0002] This invention was made with Government support under Contract DE-AC05-76RLO1830 awarded by the U.S. Department of Energy. The Government has certain rights in the invention.