Flue gas desulfurization apparatus

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United States of America Patent

PATENT NO 9504957
APP PUB NO 20150190750A1
SERIAL NO

14590466

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An apparatus is provided for removing sulfur oxides from a flue gas stream. That apparatus includes an absorber tower having an upper section and a lower section. A packed bed unit is provided in the upper section of the absorber tower. A first recycling circuit is provided for recycling lime water to the lower section of the absorber. Further the apparatus includes a second recycling circuit for recycling caustic solution to the packed bed unit.

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UNIVERSITY OF KENTUCKY RESEARCH FOUNDATIONLEXINGTON, KY362

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Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
Liu, Kunlei Lexington, US 17 9
Remias, Joseph E Woodbridge, US 8 7

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The United States of America as represented by the United States Department of Energy (3)
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UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH FLORIDA (1)
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