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System for trapping and storing gases for subsequent chemical reduction to solids

United States Patent

November 3, 2009
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A system for quantitatively reducing oxide gases. A pre-selected amount of zinc is provided in a vial. A tube is provided in the vial. The zinc and the tube are separated. A pre-selected amount of a catalyst is provided in the tube. Oxide gases are injected into the vial. The vial, tube, zinc, catalyst, and the oxide gases are cryogenically cooled. At least a portion of the vial, tube, zinc, catalyst, and oxide gases are heated.
Vogel; John S. (San Jose, CA), Ognibene; Ted J. (Oakland, CA), Bench; Graham S. (Livermore, CA), Peaslee; Graham F. (Holland, MI)
Lawrence Livermore National Security, LLC (Livermore, CA)
10/ 241,301
September 11, 2002
The United States Government has rights in this invention pursuant to Contract No. W-7405-ENG-48 between the United States Department of Energy and the University of California for the operation of Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory.