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Hydrogen, lithium, and lithium hydride production

United States Patent

March 25, 2014
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A method of producing high purity lithium metal is provided, where gaseous-phase lithium metal is extracted from lithium hydride and condensed to form solid high purity lithium metal. The high purity lithium metal may be hydrided to provide high purity lithium hydride.
Brown; Sam W. (Knoxville, TN), Spencer; Larry S. (Knoxville, TN), Phillips; Michael R. (Harriman, TN), Powell; G. Louis (Oak Ridge, TN), Campbell; Peggy J. (Clinton, TN)
Babcock & Wilcox Technical Services Y-12, LLC (Oak Ridge, TN)
13/ 222,002
August 31, 2011
GOVERNMENT RIGHTS The U.S. Government has rights to this invention pursuant to contract number DE-AC05-00OR22800 between the U.S. Department of Energy and Babcock & Wilcox Technical Services Y-12, LLC.