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Solar thermal aerosol flow reaction process

United States Patent

March 29, 2005
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The present invention provides an environmentally beneficial process using concentrated sunlight to heat radiation absorbing particles to carry out highly endothermic gas phase chemical reactions ultimately resulting in the production of hydrogen or hydrogen synthesis gases.
Weimer; Alan W. (Niwot, CO), Dahl; Jaimee K. (Superior, CO), Pitts; J. Roland (Lakewood, CO), Lewandowski; Allan A. (Evergreen, CO), Bingham; Carl (Lakewood, CO), Tamburini; Joseph R. (San Jose, CA)
Midwest Research Institute (Kansas City, MO)
10/ 239,706
February 24, 2003
CONTRACTUAL ORIGIN OF THE INVENTION The United States Government has rights in this invention under Contract No. DE-AC3699GO10337 between the United States Department of Energy and the National Renewable Energy Laboratory, a division of the Midwest Research Institute.