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CHEMICAL LOOPING INTEGRATION WITH A CARBON DIOXIDE GAS PURIFICATION UNIT

United States Patent Application

*** PATENT GRANTED ***
20140377158
9,550,680
A1
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A chemical looping system that contains an oxidizer and a reducer is in fluid communication with a gas purification unit. The gas purification unit has at least one compressor, at least one dryer; and at least one distillation purification system; where the gas purification unit is operative to separate carbon dioxide from other contaminants present in the flue gas stream; and where the gas purification unit is operative to recycle the contaminants to the chemical looping system in the form of a vent gas that provides lift for reactants in the reducer.
Andrus, JR., Herbert E. (Granby, CT), Jukkola, Glen D. (Glastonbury, CT), Thibeault, Paul R. (Windsor, CT), Liljedahl, Gregory N. (Tariffville, CT)
13/ 923,800
June 21, 2013
STATEMENT REGARDING FEDERALLY SPONSORED RESEARCH [0001] The subject matter of the present invention was developed under a research contract with the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), Contract Number DE-FE0009484. The Government of the United States has certain rights in the invention.