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101 Miller, Jan D.Chemical utilization of sequestered carbon dioxide as a booster of hydrogen economyFor many, hydrogen in a pure hydrogen economy would be like natural gas in today's energy economy. Unfortunately, hydrogen's physical properties are unsuited to the energy market's requirements in terms of packaging, storage, transfer, and delivery. In this paper, a hybrid energy economy that packag...2008-01-01
102 Miller, Jan D.Molecular dynamics simulations of metal-cyanide complexes: fundamental considerations in gold hydrometallurgyThis study utilizes molecular dynamics simulations (MDS) in order to evaluate the hydration state and the characteristics of metal-cyanide anions in aqueous solutions. Cyanide complexes of gold, silver, zinc, mercury, and copper were examined. Tetracyano anions of zinc and mercury showed the highest...2011-01-01
103 Miller, Jan D.Spectroscopic analysis of passivation reactions for carbonaceous matter from carlin trend oresAbstract. Three different refractory carbonaceous gold ores from the Carlin operation in northeastern Nevada were investigated to characterize the effect of passivation treatments on the nature of the carbonaceous material. The carbonaceous material was chemically isolated from the ores and pass...Gold; Chlorine; Cyanidation1990
104 Miller, Jan D.Methodology for detailed liberation analysis in mineral processing technologyA transformation equation can be used to describe the relationship between the one, two and three dimensional information regarding the composition of mineral particles of specified size. Linear or areal grade distributions f(gi) can be transformed to an estimate of the volumetric grade distribution...Volumetric grade; Grade; Distribution1986
105 Miller, Jan D.Flotation chemistry of nonsulfide mineralsThe dimensions of nonsulfide flotation technology extend in many different directions, as might be expected from the diversity of t he mineral classes, which include soluble salt minerals (potash, borax, and trona), semi-soluble salt minerals (phosphate minerals, fluorite, calcite, and barite), ins...Nonsulfide minerals; Hydrophobic surface state; Oleate adsorption2002
106 Miller, Jan D.Particle size segregation on a belt conveyorParticle size segregation is a common phenomenon in many particulate processes and has many undesirable effects. The size segregation which occurs on a belt conveyor causes a serious problem for on-line particle size measurement using image-based techniques. Whether particle size distributions mea...Particles; Size; Belt conveyors; Modelling1997
107 Miller, Jan D.Solvent extraction reagents for gold recovery from alkaline cyanide solutionsThree different solvent extraction systems for the recovery of gold from alkaline cyanide solutions are reviewed. These include the modified amine extractants in which the basicity of simple alkyl amines, with respect to the aurocyanide anion, is controlled by the addition of alkyl phosphorous ester...Solvents; Extraction; Gold; Alkaline cyanide; Amine extractants; Solvating extractants; Substituted guanidines1993
108 Miller, Jan D.Erratum to Evaluation of stucco binder for agglomeration in the heap leaching of copper oreFigure 8 top legend is mentioned incorrectly. The legend "With ferric sulfate: column leaching of agglomerates (stucco) should be red in color and column leaching of agglomerates (no stucco) should be blue in color. The correct Fig. 8 is shown below. The authors would like to apologize for the incon...2011-01-01
109 Miller, Jan D.Thiourea-thiocyanate leaching system for goldThe leaching of gold in thiourea-thiocyanate solutions has been studied by the rotating-disk technique using ferric sulfate as oxidant. The effects of initial concentrations of ferric, thiourea (Tu) and thiocyanate as well as temperature and pH values on gold leaching rates were studied. An initial ...2010-01-01
110 Miller, Jan D.Evaluation of stucco binder for agglomeration in the heap leaching of copper oreIt is known that the presence of excess fines in heap leaching operations may cause low recovery due to reduced heap permeability and/or channeling of lixiviant flow. These problems are mitigated to some extent by agglomeration pretreatment prior to heap leaching. Sulfuric acid leach solution is the...2011-01-01
111 Miller, Jan D.Leaching of gold in acid thiourea-thiocyanate solutions using ferric sulfate as oxidantThe leaching of gold in ferric-thiourea-thiocyanate solutions has been studied by the rotating-disk technique. The effects of initial concentrations of ferric, thiourea (Tu), thiocyanate, temperature and pH value on gold leaching rate were studied. Determinations of apparent activation energy indica...2011-01-01
112 Miller, Jan D.; Lin, Chen-LuhFlotation recovery of high-purity gibbsite concentrates from a Brazilian bauxite oreRecently research efforts have been made to obtain a high-purity gibbsite concentrate, suitable for first-class alumina refractories, from a Brazilian bauxite ore containing gibbsite (50%), quartz (35%),and kaolinite (15%). Detailed polished-section microprobe analysis was used to describe the ...Gibbsite; Alumina1990
113 Miller, Jan D.; Deo, Milind; Lin, Chen-LuhDistribution of multiphase fluids in porous media: comparison between lattice Boltzmann modeling and micro-x-ray tomographyA parallel implementation of the three-dimensional Shan-and-Chen multicomponent, multiphase lattice Boltzmann method (LBM) was used to simulate the equilibrium distributions of two immiscible fluids in porous media. The simulations were successfully validated against cone-beam x-ray microtomographi...Multiphase fluid flow; Porous media; X-ray microtomography2008-02
114 Miller, Jan D.Equilibrium and kinetics of copper extraction from ammoniacal solutions by hydroxoximes with particular emphasis on transport phenomenaThe chemistry of copper extraction from ammoniacal solutions by hydroxyoxime extractants was studied. Equilibrium measurements were made by shakeout experiments with subsequent analyasis of the aqueous and/or organic phases. The kinetic experiments were carried out in a single drop reaction cell in ...Reactant; Concentration; Dispersed1981
115 Miller, Jan D.Flotation of boron minerals: discussionExperimental flotation/bubble attachment results for 21 different alkali halides (Yalamanchili et al., 1993; Yalamanchili and Miller, 1994b) confirmed that the flotation response of soluble salt minerals with weak electrolyte collectors can best be explained by the adsorption of oppositely charged ...Flotation; Boron minerals; Salts; Adsorption1994
116 Miller, Jan D.; Nalaskowski, JakubInteraction forces between silica surfaces in aqueous solutions of poly(ethylene oxide)sAn understanding of forces responsible for the stability of dispersions of colloidal particles when interacting with each other in aqueous solutions is of great interest academically and industrially. When water-soluble polymers are adsorbed onto colloidal particles, various effects on the stabil...Water-soluble polymers; Colloidal particles; Interaction forces2003
117 Miller, Jan D.Determination of Madelung constants for infinite and semi-infinite lattices by direct summationLattice sums for the electrostatic interactions in ionic crystals, first evaluated by Madelung, are now known to high degrees of accuracy. The problem of conditional convergence has been solved either by manipulations of a mathematical model of the lattice, or by directly summing over neutral group...Lattices; Madelung constants1976
118 Miller, Jan D.Cone beam X-ray microtomography - a new facility for three-dimensional analysis of multiphase materialsAs the techniques and resolution for three-dimensional spatial analysis have advanced in the last decade, it is now possible to map in detail the micro structure of multiphase materials in three-dimensional digital space. In this regard, three-dimensional X-ray microtomography offers a unique imagin...Cone beam X-ray microtomography; Three-dimensional analysis; Material characterization2002
119 Miller, Jan D.Search for adsorbed gold cyanide on carbon surfacesThe mechanism of adsorption of gold from alkaline cyanide solutions by carbon has been the subject of much research over the past decade. In this paper, the nature of the gold cyanide adsorption phenomenon is investigated, particularly with respect to carbon substrates and associated surface adsorpt...Gold cyanide; spectrometers; X-ray photoelectron spectroscopy1991
120 Miller, Jan D.Bismuth dissolution from smelter flue dust residuesEffective bismuth removal from flue dust residues has been accomplished for flue dusts from both zinc and copper smelters. Selective dissolution of bismuth, with respect to silver and lead, can be achieved by the proper manipulation of temperature, sulfuric acid addition and sodium chloride addition...Technique; Distribution; Chloride1976
121 Miller, Jan D.Anisotropic character of talc surfaces as revealed by streaming potential measurements, atomic force microscopy, and molecular dynamics simulationsA study of the interfacial properties of the basal plane and the edge surfaces of talc is described in this paper. The isoelectric-point measured at the two different crystallographic planes by the streaming potential method was found to be similar and exists at about pH 3.0. In the case of the edg...Streaming potential; Scanning electron microscope; Atomic force microscope2006
122 Miller, Jan D.; Nalaskowski, JakubFlotation chemistry and technology of nonsulfide mineralsThe dimensions of nonsulfide flotation technology extend in many directions, as might be expected from the diversity of the mineral classes, which include soluble salt minerals (potash, borax, and trona), semisoluble salt minerals (phosphate minerals, fluorite, calcite, and barite), and insoluble ox...Flotation; Insoluble collectors; Salt minerals; Nonsulfide minerals2007
123 Miller, Jan D.Tar sand pretreatment with diluentImportant aspects of kerosene penetration into tar sand have been investigated. The natural tar sand porosity was measured and used to analyze the performance of the hot water process. Subsequently, pretreatment experiments, using 20-kg tar sand samples (Asphalt Ridge and Whiterocks, Utah) and ker...Tar sand; Kerosene; Porosity; Temperature1993
124 Miller, Jan D.Interaction forces between toner surfacesThe interaction of toner particles in aqueous solution is of interest with regard to both fundamental and practical aspects of de-inking processes. It has been established for the toner studied that the toner polymeric resin, that is, the block copolymer styrene-methyl methacrylate, more specifical...Interaction forces; toner surfaces; PMMA2000
125 Miller, Jan D.New developments in mixing, flocculation and flotation for industrial wastewater pretreatment and municipal wastewater treatmentSolid/liquid separations are commonly the first step in any wastewater treatment. Such technologies are mature and new developments are rare. However, in the last decade some significant improvements in separation techniques for industrial waste water pretreatment have been implemented. Advances in ...Wastewater treatment; Flocculation; Flotation; Industrial wastewater pretreatment; Sludge thickening; Mixing2005
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