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Patent
Korea Institute of Energy Research | Date: 2017-03-22

A method includes: supplying sources or nanoparticles of any one or two or more combinations selected from a group which consists of a carbon source, a doping source, a doped element containing carbon source, and a waste plastic source into a high-temperature and high-pressure closed autoclave, completely closing the high-temperature and high-pressure closed autoclave, and forming a nanoparticle-carbon core-shell structure by a single process by coating a carbon layer on the surface of the nanoparticles or forming a core-shell structure of nanoparticle-doped carbon by the single process by coating a carbon layer doped with the doped element on the surface of the nanoparticles under pressure self-generated in the autoclave and a reaction temperature in the range of 500 to 850C by heating the autoclave.


Patent
Korea Institute of Energy Research | Date: 2017-01-18

According to an aspect of the present invention, there is provided A poly-generation system comprising: at least one cylinder which forms a combustion chamber; a piston provided in the cylinder and configured to reciprocate; an engine rotor which comprises an engine magnet and reciprocates in conjunction with the reciprocation of the piston; an engine stator which comprises an engine coil and outputs an electromotive force induced in the engine coil due to interference with the engine magnet to the outside; and a generator which is integrally coupled with the piston and generates electricity using an inertial force generated by the reciprocation of the piston, wherein the generator comprises: an elastic member deformed by the inertial force; a generator rotor which comprises a generator magnet and reciprocates due to the deformation of the elastic member; a generator stator which comprises a generator coil and outputs an electromotive force induced in the generator coil due to interference with the generator magnet, and a generator battery which stores the electromotive force induced in the generator coil.


A reverse electrodialysis device, including an anode, a cathode, one or more single cells spaced apart from each other between the anode and the cathode, each single cell including a cation exchange membrane and an anion exchange membrane, and a shielding membrane disposed to define spaces between the anode and the single cell and/or between the cathode and the single cell. The cation exchange membrane and the shielding membrane include a porous polymer substrate and a polymer electrolyte incorporated into pores in the substrate.


Patent
Korea Institute of Energy Research | Date: 2016-07-01

A method of preparing silicon using silica includes placing silica in a reaction chamber; adding a reducing agent into the reaction chamber; feeding a material for impact into the reaction chamber and sealing the reaction chamber; and reducing the silica to silicon by allowing the material for impact to generate a physical impact inside the reaction chamber. The preparation method of silicon using silica does not employ a high-temperature high-pressure process and provides a preparation method of silicon by which the porous structure of the silica before a reduction reaction is maintained within the silicon even after the reaction.


Patent
Korea Institute of Energy Research | Date: 2016-07-14

Disclosed is a method of forming a chalcogen compound thin film suitable for use in a light-absorption layer of a solar cell. The method includes manufacturing a precursor liquid including an Sn precursor material and an S precursor material, applying the precursor liquid to form a precursor film, and heat-treating the precursor film. The Sn precursor material and the S precursor material are liquid materials. The present invention provides a method of forming a chalcogen compound thin film using a liquid precursor material without a sulfurization process, thereby forming a high-quality SnS thin film at low cost using a process which is suitable for mass production. Further, the light-absorption layer is formed using a process which is suitable for mass production, thus enabling the manufacture of a solar cell including the chalcogen compound thin film at low cost.


Patent
Korea Institute of Energy Research | Date: 2016-11-30

Provided are a reinforced composite membrane and a method of manufacturing the reinforced composite membrane, and more particularly, a reinforced composite membrane including a porous support layer; and an electrolyte membrane layer formed on one surface or each of both surfaces of the porous support layer, at least a portion of the porous support layer being impregnated with an electrolyte, and a method of manufacturing the reinforced composite membrane. The reinforced composite membrane may enhance an interfacial adhesive force between a support and the electrolyte membrane layer, and may be manufactured on a continuous mass production.


Patent
Korea Institute of Energy Research | Date: 2017-06-28

Provided are a reinforced composite membrane and a method of manufacturing the reinforced composite membrane, and more particularly, a reinforced composite membrane including a porous support layer; and an electrolyte membrane layer formed on one surface or each of both surfaces of the porous support layer, at least a portion of the porous support layer being impregnated with an electrolyte, and a method of manufacturing the reinforced composite membrane. The reinforced composite membrane may enhance an interfacial adhesive force between a support and the electrolyte membrane layer, and may be manufactured on a continuous mass production.


Disclosed herein are a high-temperature structure for measuring properties of a curved thermoelectric device, which is capable of precisely measuring the properties of a medium-temperature curved thermoelectric device that is applied to a tube-type waste heat source and is used in research, and a system and a method for measuring the properties using the same. The high-temperature structure may include a plurality of rod-shaped cartridge heaters, and a heating element having a surface that is a curved surface coming into contact with a lower end of the curved thermoelectric device, having a plurality of holes for accommodating the plurality of cartridge heaters, and directly heating the lower end of the curved thermoelectric device.


Patent
Korea Institute of Energy Research | Date: 2017-01-12

A non-oxidation heat treatment system having internal Rx gas (endothermic gas) generator includes: a heat treatment furnace whose internal environment kept to an atmosphere of an Rx gas; internal reformers for accommodating reaction catalysts for generating the Rx gas; material supply means for mixing raw gas as a material for generating the Rx gas and air to a given ratio to supply the mixture to the internal reformers; heating means disposed in the heat treatment furnace to heat an internal temperature of the heat treatment furnace to a temperature needed for annealing; and a controller disposed on the outside to control the internal temperature of the heat treatment furnace through the control of the ON/OFF and combustion loads of the of the heating means, wherein the internal reformers are loaded to the interior of the heat treatment furnace and the heating means includes regenerative type radiant tube burners.


Patent
Korea Institute of Energy Research | Date: 2017-01-27

The present invention provides a dust collector which includes a chamber divided into an inlet chamber and a discharge chamber by a barrier, and a bag filter which is installed inside of the inlet chamber, and is formed in a shape having an inner space and an opening part by a filter medium, so as to communicate with the discharge chamber through the opening part, wherein a treatment gas is introduced into the inlet chamber and is filtered while passing through the filter medium of the bag filter, then moves to the discharge chamber through the opening part to be discharged, and the bag filter has air permeability decreased toward the opening part. According to the bag filter and the dust collector, it is possible to achieve a high collection performance and a stable operation even when using a long bag filter due to improvement of uniformity of the filtration velocity along the length of the bag filter.

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