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Patents

1) “Calcium Carbonate Sorbent and Methods of Making and Using Same”, with A. Ghosh-Dastidar and S. Mahuli, U.S. Patent 5779464 (1998).
 

2)  “Suspension Carbonation Process for Reaction of Partially Utilized Sorbent”, with S.Mahuli and R. Agnihotri, U.S. Patent 6309996 B1 (2001)

 

3)  “Carbonation Ash Reactivation Process and System for combined SOx and NOx Removal”, with R. Agnihotri, U.S. Patent 6569388 B1 (2003).

 

4) “Neural Network Based Multi-Criteria Optimization Image Reconstruction Technique for Imaging Two- and Three-Phase Flow Systems Using Electrical Capacitance Tomography”, with W. Warsito, filed on June 22, 2001; U.S. Patent  6,577,700 (2003).

 

5)  “Method for the Treatment of Activated Carbonaceous Material Containing Alkali/Alkaline Earth Metals for the Reduction of NOx from Flue Gas”, with H. Gupta, U.S. Patent 6224839 B1 (2001); European Patent (Application No. 01 905 380.0-2104); Canadian Patent No. 2401279 (2006).

 

6)  “Combustion Looping Using Composite Oxygen Carriers” with T. Thomas and P. Gupta U.S. Provisional Patent Series No. 11/010,648 (2004), U. S.  Patent Application Serial No. 11/010,648 (2004); U.S. Patent 7,767,191 (2010).
 

7)  “Carbon Dioxide Sequestration using alkaline Earth Metal-Bearing Minerals” with A. Park, U.S. Provisional Patent Series No. 11/027,368 (2004), U.S. Patent 7,722,842 (2010).

 

8)  “Sulfidation and Regeneration of Metal Oxide Based Sorbents” with P. Gupta, U.S. Provisional Patent Series No. 60/611,209, September 17, (2004), Utility Patent, pending, (2005).

 

9)  “Process Flow Diagram for Calcium Based Reaction Separation for CO2 (CaRS-CO2) Process”, with H. Gupta U. S. Provisional Patent 60/694,597 (2005).

 

10)  “3D and Real Time Electrical Capacitance Volume-Tomography Sensor Design and Image Reconstruction” with W. Warsito and Q. Marashdeh, U.S. Provisional Patent Series No. 60/664,026 (2004), PCT WO 2006/102388 A1, International Publication Date: September 28, 2006. US Application No. 11/909,548, National Stage Entry of PCT/US06/10352, filed March 22, 2006, which claims priority to U.S. Provisional Application No. 60/760,529, filed January 20, 2006; and U.S. Provisional Application No. 60/664,026, filed March 22, 2005. U.S. Patent 8,614,707 B2; WO2006102388 A1 awarded (2013).

 

11)  “High Temperature CO2 Capture Using Engineered Eggshells: a Route to Carbon Management”, with M. Iyer, U. S. Provisional Patent Series 60/662,690 (2005), U. S. Patent Application Publication No. 2006/0211571 A1. (2006), International Application No. PCT/US2006/009880, (2006); U.S. Patent 7,678,351 B2 (2010).

 

12)  “Regeneration of Calcium Sulfide to Mesoporous Calcium Carbonate Using Ionic Dispersants and Selective Reclamation of Unreacted Calcium from Calcium-Containing Solid Mixtures to Maximize Calcium Conversion and Prevent Recycling of Inerts” with H. Gupta and M. Iyer, U. S. Provisional Patent 60/694,702 (2005), Utility Patent, pending (No. 11/255,099), (2006); International PCT Application No. PCT/US2006/025493, (2006), International Publication No. WO 2007/002882 A2.

 

13)  “Separation of Carbon Dioxide (CO2) from Gas Mixtures by Calcium Based Reaction Separation (CaRS-CO2) Process” with H. Gupta, U.S. Patent No. 7,067,456 B2 (2006).
 

14)  “Separation of Carbon Dioxide (CO2) from Gas Mixtures by Calcium Based Reaction Separation (CaRS-CO2) Process - Continuation-in-Part” with H. Gupta and M. Iyer , U. S. Provisional Patent Series 11/255,099 (2005), U. S. Patent  Application No. 2006/0093540 A1 (2006), PCT Application No. PCT/US2006/025266, International Publication No. WO 2007/002792 (046815) A2; U.S. Patent No. 7,618,606 B2 (2009). 

 

15)  “SiC Supported Sorbents for Use in Non-catalytic Gas-Solid and Gas-Solid-Solid Reactions”, U.S. Provisional Patent Series No. 60/611,209, September 17, (2004), Utility Patent, pending, 11/229,054 (2005);(Can 2,520,081).

 

16)  “Electrostatic Tomography for Process Measurement and Control through Boundary Treatment”, with Q. Marashdeh, US Provisional Patent , filed January 20, 2006.

 

17)  “Non-Invasive Electrical Resistive-Capacitive Tomography (ERCT) for Simultaneous Conductivity/Permittivity Imaging of Multi-Phase Flow”, with Q. Marashdeh, US Provisional Patent, filed January 20, 2006.

 

18)  “Methods for making Hydrogen from Gaseous and Solid carbonaceous Fuels”, with P. Gupta and L. Vargas, US Provisional Patent 60/758507, 2006, utility patent pending (2006).

 

19)  “Syngas Chemical Looping Process for synthesis of Chemicals and Fuels”,  with P. Gupta  and L. Vargas, US Provisional Patent Series NO. 60/758,424 (2006), utility patent pending (2006).

 

20)  “Oxygen Carrying Particles for Hydrogen Production via Reduction-Oxidation Reactions and Its Synthesis Methods”, with P. Gupta and L. Vargas, US Provisional Patent, filed February 23, 2006, utility patent pending (2006).

 

21)  “Sub-Atmospheric (Vacuum) Calcination”, U. S. Provisional Patent 60/694,594 (2005).

 

22)  “High Purity, High Pressure Hydrogen Production with in-situ Carbon Dioxide, Sulfur Capture in a Single Stage Reactor” with M. Iyer and S.  Ramkumar, U. S. Provisional Patent Application No. 60/826,809 (2006), PCT Application No. PCT/US2007/079432, U.S. Patent No. 7,837,975 B2 (filed September 25, 2006, awarded November 23, 2010). 

 

23)  “Calcium Looping Process for High Purity Hydrogen Production Integrated with Capture of Carbon Dioxide, Sulfur and Halides” with Shwetha Ramkumar and Mahesh V. Iyer, US provisional patent application number 61/104,986 (October 13, 2008); WO application number WO2008039783A2 (2008); PCT Application No. PCT/US2009/060503; U.S. Patent 9,174,844 (awarded November 3, 2015).

 

24)  “Method to Convert Carbonaceous Fuels into Carbon Free Energy Carriers” with Fanxing Li, Utility Application US61/100520, WO 2010037011 A2, WO 2010037011 A3 . PCT Int. Application WO 2010037011, (June, 2008), approved 2013, issued in United States (US 20150093577) and Canada.(2737946A1)

 

25)  “Separation of Carbon Dioxide (CO2) from Gas Mixtures  by Calcium Based Reaction Separation (CaRS-CO2) Proccess - Continuation-in-Part” with Shwetha Ramkumar, William Wang  and Robert. M. Statnick, U. S. Provisional Patent Application No. 61/116,172 (November, 2008), PCT Application No. PCT/US2009/065224 (November 19, 2009).

 

26)  “Integration of Reforming/Water Splitting and Electrochemical Systems for Power Generation with Integrated Carbon Capture”, with Fanxing Li, Deepak Sridhar, and Liang Zeng. U.S. Provisional Patent Application US61/240508, PCT/US10/48125(September 2009); WO2011/031755 A1 (2011); U.S. Patent 9371227 (issued on June 21, 2016), issued in China ( CN 102697850A, CN 102697850B, CN 10572368 A) Australia (2773458 A1), USA (US 20120171588)

 

27)  "Synthetic Fuels and Chemicals Production with in-situ CO2 Capture”, with Fanxing Li and Liang Zeng. U.S. Provisional Patent Application US61/240446, PCT/US10/48121 (September 2009).

 

28)  “Synthesis of Iron-Based Chemical Looping Sorbents and Iron-based Catalysts Integrated with pH Swing Carbon Mineral Sequestration" with Alissa Park and Ray Kim. U.S. Provisional Patent Application, (2009).

 

29)  “Carbon Sequestration Using Alkaline Earth Metal-Bearing Minerals” with Alissa Park, U.S. Patent No. 7,722,842 (May 25, 2010). 

 

30)  Circulating Fluidized Bed with Moving Bed Downcomers and Gas Sealing between Reactors” with F. Li, Wang F., Tong A.; R. Kerri, T. Knowlton and R. Cocco, International Patent Application No. PCT/US2011/059736 (2010).Publication No.: US 2014/0034134 A1 Publication Date: Feb. 6, 2014, issued in China (CN 103354763B)

31)  “Adaptive Electrical Capacitance Volume Tomography” with Luis Marashdeh, U.S. Provisional Patent Application   61/543,233 (2011); published in 2013 as Publication No. US 2013/0085365 A1.

 

32)  “Systems and Methods of Converting Fuel” with Fanxing Li, P. Gupta and VelazquezVargas L, WO 200980000194, issue number: PCT 12/160803

 

33)  “Silicon Carbides, Silicon Carbide based sorbent and uses thereof” with P. Gupta WO 200980000194, issue number: utility application 2520081

 

34)  “Oxygen Carrying Materials” with Liang Zeng, Fanxing Li, Hyunh Kim, Fei Wang and Dawei Wang WO 2012/155059

 

35)  Marashdeh, Q.; Fan, L.-S.; Teixeira, F.; Zeeshan, Z.; “Active Control Guards and Rationmetric Calibration and Reconstruction for use with Electrical Capacitance Volume Tomography”, Priority Date: 10/17/2016, App. # 15/304,744

 

36) “Continuous Reduction and Oxidation of Composite Metal Oxides” with Liang-Shih Fan, Deepak Sridhar and Fanxing Li., International Patent Application No. PCT/US2012/037557 (2011), issued in China ( CN 103635673 A, CN 103635673B)

 

37)  “Method and Apparatus to Process Fuel Using Oxygen Carrying Particles in Circulating System” with Hyung R. Kim, Fanxing Li, Liang Zeng, Dawei Wang, Fei Wang, International Patent Application  No. PCT/US2012/037544 (2011).

 

38)  “Single-Step Process for the Simultaneous Removal of CO2, SOX and NOX from a Gas Mixture", with Niranjani Deshpande and Nihar Phalak, U.S. Provisional Patent Application 61/639,640 (2012), US Patent Application Number 13/952,004, (filed July 2013); U.S Patent US 8,877,150 B1 (Nov. 4, 2014).

 

39) “High Quality Syngas Production Using Composite Metal Oxides-in continuation”, with Siwei Luo and Liang Zeng, U.S. Provisional Patent Application, OSU# 2013-223 (Feb 5, 2013); PCT/US2014/014877.

 

40)  “Method for Synthesis of Oxygen Carriers”, with ZC Sun,  U.S. Provisional Patent Application (Feb, 2013).

 

41)  “Systems and Methods for Distribution and Treatment of Secondary Solids in Packed Moving Bed Reactor”, with A. Tong and D. Wang, Publication number WO14/159956 (March 2013)

 

42)  “Devices And Methods For Co-current Chemical Looping Systems”, with Dawei Wang, U.S. Provisional Patent Application 61/781452, 2013; PCT/US2014/27839.

 

43)  “Systems and Methods for Converting Carbonaceous Fuels” with Dawei Wang, U.S. Provisional Patent Application 61/782526, 2013; WO/41096.280. 

 

44)  “Adaptive Electrical Capacitance Volume Tomography”, with Qussai Marashdeh. U.S. Provisional Patent (2012); Utility patent application (2013)

 

45)  “Conversion of Carbonaceous Fuels into Carbon Free Energy Carriers” with Fanxing Li, U.S. Patent US8, 877,147 B2 (Nov. 4, 2014).

 

46)  “Solid Oxide Fuel Cells Fueled with Reducible Oxides”, with Steven Chuang (University of Akron 1166) provisional patent filed, 2014.

 

47)  "Systems and Methods for Partial or Complete Oxidation of Fuels by Unique Chemical Looping Co-Current and/or Counter-Current Contact Patterns Reactor to Produce Chemicals Efficiently” with Mandar Kathe, Andrew Tong, William Wang and Elena Chung, Provisional Patent Number 61/945,257 (Feb. 7, 2014)

 

48)  “Unique reactor system configurations and operating condition/strategies for high efficiency conversions of solid carbonaceous feedstock to syngas suitable for direct liquids and chemical synthesis” with Mandar Kathe, Provisional Patent Number 62/041,703 (Feb. 7, 2014)

 

49) “High Purity Syngas Generated From Gaseous Hydrocarbons Using a Fixed (Packed) Bed Reactor Assembly With Oxygen Carrying Materials” with Mandar Kathe, Dawei Wang and Dikai Xu,Provisional Patent Number: 62/061,230 (priority date: Oct 2014); Priority Date: 5/25/2016, App. # 62/341,294

 

50) L.-S. Fan, D. Baser, M. Kathe, “Chemical Looping Systems for Conversion of Low- and No-Carbon Fuels to Hydrogen”, Priority Date: 5/25/2016, App. # 62/341,294

 

51) L.-S. Fan, M. Kathe, E. Blair, C. Fryer, A. Empfield, “Chemical Looping Syngas Production from Carbonaceous Fuels”, Priority Date: 4/12/2016, App. # 62/321,607

 

52) L.-S. Fan, M. Kathe, A. Empfield, “Chemical Looping Syngas Production from Gaseous Fuels for High Efficiency Liquid Fuel Production Scheme Obtained by Reacting CO2 to Extinction”, Priority Date: 3/18/2016, App. # 62/320,476

 

53) Liang-Shih Fan, Fanxing Li, Deepak Sridhar, and Liang Zeng, “Integration of Reforming/Water Splitting and Electrochemical Systems for Power Generation with Integrated Carbon Capture,” US Patent 20102171588, Chinese Patent CN102697850A, CN 102697850B, CN10572368A, Australian Patent 2773458A1, June 2016. 

54) “Method to Convert Carbonaceous Fuels into Carbon Free Energy Carriers.” with Fanxing Li, Utility Application US61/100520, WO 2010037011 A2, WO 2010037011 A3 . PCT Int. Application WO 2010037011, (June, 2008), approved 2013, issued in United States (US 20150093577) and Canada.(2737946A1)

55) “Integration of Reforming/Water Splitting and Electrochemical Systems for Power Generation with Integrated Carbon Capture.” with Fanxing Li, Deepak Sridhar, and Liang Zeng. U.S. Provisional Patent Application US61/240508, PCT/US10/48125(September 2009); WO2011/031755 A1 (2011); U.S. Patent 9371227 (issued on June 21, 2016), issued in China (CN 102697850A, CN 102697850B, CN 10572368 A) Australia (2773458 A1), USA (US 20120171588)

56) Circulating Fluidized Bed with Moving Bed Downcomers and Gas Sealing between Reactors.” with F. Li, Wang F., Tong A.; R. Kerri, T. Knowlton and R. Cocco, International Patent Application No. PCT/US2011/059736 (2010).  Publication No.: US 2014/0034134 A1 Publication Date: Feb. 6, 2014, issued in China (CN 103354763B)

57) “Continuous Reduction and Oxidation of Composite Metal Oxides.” with Liang-Shih Fan, Deepak Sridhar and Fanxing Li., International Patent Application No. PCT/US2012/037557 (2011), issued in China (CN 103635673 A, CN 103635673B)

58) “High Purity Syngas Generated From Gaseous Hydrocarbons Using a Fixed (Packed) Bed Reactor Assembly With Oxygen Carrying Materials.” with Mandar Kathe, Dawei Wang and Dikai Xu,Provisional Patent Number: 62/061,230 (priority date: Oct 2014); Priority Date: 5/25/2016, App. # 62/341,294

59)  L.-S. Fan, D. Baser, M. Kathe, “Chemical Looping Systems for Conversion of Low- and No-Carbon Fuels to Hydrogen,” Priority Date: 5/25/2016, App. # 62/341,294

60) L.-S. Fan, M. Kathe, E. Blair, C. Fryer, A. Empfield, “Chemical Looping Syngas Production from Carbonaceous Fuels,” Priority Date: 4/12/2016, App. # 62/321,607

61)  L.-S. Fan, M. Kathe, A. Empfield, “Chemical Looping Syngas Production from Gaseous Fuels for High Efficiency Liquid Fuel Production Scheme Obtained by Reacting CO2 to Extinction,” Priority Date: 3/18/2016, App. # 62/320,476

62) Marashdeh, Q.; Fan, L.-S.; Teixeira, F.; Zeeshan, Z.; “Active Control Guards and Rationmetric Calibration and Reconstruction for use with Electrical Capacitance Volume Tomography,” Priority Date: 10/17/2016, App. # 15/304,744