Fuel upgrading and reforming with metal organic framework

Type
Patent

Patent Status
Published Application

Authors
Eddaoudi, Mohamed
Belmabkhout, Youssef

Assignee
King Abdullah University Of Science And Technology

KAUST Department
Physical Science and Engineering (PSE) Division

Date
2016-03-31

Submitted Date
2014-09-11

Abstract
Systems and methods for separating hydrocarbons on an internal combustion powered vehicle via one or more metal organic frameworks are disclosed. Systems and methods can further include utilizing separated hydrocarbons and exhaust to generate hydrogen gas for use as fuel. In one aspect, a method for separating hydrocarbons can include contacting a first component containing a first metal organic framework with a flow of hydrocarbons and separating hydrocarbons by size. In certain embodiments, the hydrocarbons can include alkanes.

Application Number
WO 2016048693 A1

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