High efficiency materials&processes for the reduction of CO2 to syngas

Award Information
Agency:
Department of Defense
Branch
Air Force
Amount:
$99,959.00
Award Year:
2012
Program:
STTR
Phase:
Phase I
Contract:
FA8650-12-M-2251
Award Id:
n/a
Agency Tracking Number:
F11B-T07-0217
Solicitation Year:
2011
Solicitation Topic Code:
AF11-BT07
Solicitation Number:
2011.B
Small Business Information
7 Deer Park Dr, Suite F, Monmouth Junction, NJ, 08852-
Hubzone Owned:
N
Minority Owned:
N
Woman Owned:
N
Duns:
830608985
Principal Investigator:
Emily Cole
Senior Scientist
(732) 274-2215
emily@LLfuels.com
Business Contact:
Kyle Teamey
President
(732) 230-2498
kyle@LLfuels.com
Research Institution:
Princeton University
Jeffrey Petsis
PO Box 36
4 New South Building
Princeton, NJ, 08544-
(609) 258-6325
Nonprofit college or university
Abstract
ABSTRACT: Liquid Light and Princeton University will develop an electrochemical process for syngas evolution that uses carbon dioxide and water as the feedstocks. Syngas evolved from the system will then be converted to JP-8 via existing Fischer-Tropsch systems. The syngas evolution process will be based on heterocyclic catalysts originally discovered at Princeton University. Research in Phase I will focus on identification of materials for optimal system performance and modeling of scaled systems which are necessary for successful Phase II research. BENEFIT: Once commercialized, the technology will have direct benefits to the United States in the form of increased energy security and reduced emissions of carbon dioxide. A secondary benefit will be the ability to store intermittent renewable energy, such as wind or solar, as a liquid fuel.

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