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CO2 MASS TRANSFER ENHANCEMENT OF AQUEOUS AMINE SOLVENTS BY PARTICLE ADDITIVES

United States Patent Application

20170216763
A1
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The present invention relates to methods for improving carbon capture by providing particles within an amine solvent. The particles provide for increased turbulence at the interface between the counter-flowing gas and solvent, which allows for increased amine and carbamate salt diffusion between the liquid film and bulk.
Widger, Leland R. (Lexington, KY), Qi, Guojie (Lexington, KY), Liu, Kun (Lexington, KY), Bryant, Jonathan (Lexington, KY), Lippert, Cameron A. (Lexington, KY), Liu, Kunlei (Lexington, KY)
15/ 423,042
February 2, 2017
GOVERNMENT SUPPORT [0002] This invention was made with Government support under grant DE-FE0007741 awarded by the Department for Energy. The Government has certain rights in the invention.