Solar production of zinc from the zinc silicate ore willemite (English)

In: Transactions of the ASME, Journal of Solar Energy Engineering   ;  123 ,  2  ;  98-101  ;  2001
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The thermal extraction of zinc from its ore willemite, Zn2SiO4, is investigated using concentrated solar energy. Experiments conducted at above 1750 K in a high-flux solar furnace yielded the products Zn(g), O2, and SiO2(l).

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A Message from the Guest Editor
Fletcher, Edward A. | 2001
62
Solar Thermochemical Researchers at Work
Fletcher, Edward A. | 2001
63
Solarthermal Processing: A Review
Fletcher, Edward A. | 2001
75
Maximizing Thermal Power Output of an Ammonia Synthesis Reactor for a Solar Thermochemical Energy Storage System
Kreetz, H. / Lovegrove, K. / Luzzi, A. | 2001
83
The Development of a Solar Chemical Reactor for the Direct Thermal Dissociation of Zinc Oxide
Möller, S. / Palumbo, R. | 2001
91
Solar Thermal Splitting of Zinc Oxide: A Review of Some of the Rate Controlling Factors
Lédé, Jacques / Elorza-Ricart, Enrique / Ferrer, Monique | 2001
98
Solar Production of Zinc from the Zinc Silicate Ore Willemite
Weidenkaff, Anke / Reller, Armin / Steinfeld, Aldo | 2001
102
Production of Zinc from the Reduction of ZnO in the Presence of Cellulose in a Solar Simulator
Lédé, Jacques / Boutin, Olivier / Elorza-Ricart, Enrique / Ferrer, Monique / Mollard, Frédéric | 2001
109
Photochemical Effects in Carbide Synthesis of d-group Transition Metals (Ti, Zr; V, Nb, Ta; Cr, Mo, W) in a Solar Furnace at PSA (Plataforma Solar de Almeria)
Rodriguez, José / Martinez, Diego / Rosa, Luis Guerra / Fernandes, Jorge Cruz / Amaral, Pedro Miguel / Shohoji, Nobumitsu | 2001
117
Aluminum Remelting using Directly Solar-Heated Rotary Kilns
Funken, Karl-Heinz / Roeb, Martin / Schwarzboezl, Peter / Warnecke, Heiko | 2001
125
Solar Production of Aluminum by Direct Reduction: Preliminary Results for Two Processes
Murray, Jean P. | 2001
133
Pulsed Gas Feeding for Stoichiometric Operation of a Gas-Solid Vortex Flow Solar Chemical Reactor
Kräupl, Stefan / Steinfeld, Aldo | 2001
138
Treatment of 2,4-Dichlorophenol by Solar Photocatalysis: Comparison of Coupled Photocatalytic-Active Carbon vs. Active Carbon
Malato, Sixto / Blanco, Julián / Fernández-Ibáñez, Pilar / Cáceres, Julia | 2001
143
Some Considerations on the Electrolysis of Water from Sodium Hydroxide Solutions
Fletcher, Edward A. | 2001
147
Tremper-A Versatile Tool for High-Temperature Chemical Reactivity Studies under Concentrated Solar Radiation
Frey, Th / Steiner, E. / Wuillemin, D. / Sturzenegger, M. | 2001
153
Heat, Mass, and Fluid Flow in a Solar Reactor for Fullerene Synthesis
Guillard, T. / Flamant, G. / Laplaze, D. | 2001
160
Solar Upgrading of Fuels for Generation of Electricity
Tamme, Rainer / Buck, Reiner / Epstein, Michael / Fisher, Uriyel / Sugarmen, Chemi | 2001
164
Pyrometric Temperature Measurements in Solar Furnaces
Tschudi, Hans Rudolf / Morian, Gerd | 2001
171
Economic Evaluation of the Industrial Photosynthesis of Rose Oxide via Lamp or Solar Operated Photooxidation of Citronellol
Monnerie, Nathalie / Ortner, Jürgen | 2001