Removal of carbon dioxide from air

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United States of America Patent

PATENT NO 8133305
APP PUB NO 20090120288A1
SERIAL NO

12265556

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The present invention provides a method and apparatus for removing a contaminant, such as carbon dioxide, from a gas stream, such as ambient air. The contaminant is removed from the gas stream by a sorbent which may be regenerated using a humidity swing, a thermal swing, or a combination thereof. The sorbent may be a substrate having embedded positive ions and individually mobile negative ions wherein the positive ions are sufficiently spaced to prevent interactions between the negative ions. Where a thermal swing is used, heat may be conserved by employing a heat exchanger to transfer heat from the regenerated sorbent to an amount of sorbent that is loaded with the contaminant prior to regeneration.

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CARBON SINK INC.HUNTINGTON, NY17

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Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
Lackner, Klaus S Dobbs Ferry, US 68 2072
Wright, Allen B Tucson, US 61 1506

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