Hydrogen and Food Production from Nuclear Heat and Municipal Wastes

  • M. J. AntalJr.


A set of biochemical reactions are proposed to decompose water into hydrogen and oxygen using nuclear heat and a carbon cycle. These reactions have favorable equilibrium constants at temperatures below 600°C, and produce food (algae) as a valuable by-product. Municipal wastes can be used as a source of carbon for these reactions, or the algae can be recycled.


Hydrogen Production Carbon Cycle Municipal Waste Percent Efficiency Copper Base Catalyst 
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© Plenum Press, New York 1975

Authors and Affiliations

  • M. J. AntalJr.
    • 1
  1. 1.Los Alamos Scientific LaboratoryLos AlamosUSA

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