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Solar thermochemical reactor, methods of manufacture and use thereof and thermogravimeter

United States Patent

9,669,379
June 6, 2017
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A solar thermochemical reactor contains an outer member, an inner member disposed within an outer member, wherein the outer member surrounds the inner member and wherein the outer member has an aperture for receiving solar radiation. An inner cavity and an outer cavity are formed by the inner member and outer member and a reactive material that is capable of being magnetically stabilized is disposed in the outer cavity between the inner member and the outer member.
Klausner; James F. (Gainesville, FL), Petrasch; Joerg (Gainesville, FL)
UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA RESEARCH FOUNDATION, INC (Gainesville, FL)
14/ 367,495
20140346034
December 21, 2012
STATEMENT REGARDING FEDERALLY SPONSORED RESEARCH OR SUPPORT The United States Government may have rights in this invention pursuant to grant proposals having Funding Opportunity Nos. DE-FOA-0000103 and DE-FOA-0000471 to the U.S. Department of Energy/Advanced Research Projects Agency--Energy (ARPA-E).