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LIQUID CARBON DIOXIDE ABSORBENTS, METHODS OF USING THE SAME, AND RELATED SYSTEMS

United States Patent Application

20160375400
A1
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A carbon dioxide absorbent composition is described, including (i) a liquid, nonaqueous silicon-based material, functionalized with one or more groups that either reversibly react with CO.sub.2 or have a high-affinity for CO.sub.2, and (ii) a hydroxy-containing solvent that is capable of dissolving both the silicon-based material and a reaction product of the silicon-based material and CO.sub.2. The absorbent may be utilized in methods to reduce carbon dioxide in an exhaust gas, and finds particular utility in power plants.
Perry, Robert James (Niskayuna, NY), Soloveichik, Grigorii Lev (Washington, DC), Rubinsztajn, Malgorzata Iwona (Ballston Spa, NY), O'Brien, Michael Joseph (Niskayuna, NY), Lewis, Larry Neil (Scotia, NY), Lam, Tunchiao Hubert (Clifton Park, NY), Kniajanski, Sergei (Clifton Park, NY), Hancu, Dan (Clifton Park, NY)
15/ 261,262
September 9, 2016
STATEMENT REGARDING FEDERALLY SPONSORED RESEARCH & DEVELOPMENT [0002] This invention was made with Government support under grant number DE-NT0005310 awarded by the Department of Energy-NETL. The Government has certain rights in the invention.