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Pretreatment of Lignocellulosic Biomass Using Acetic Acid, Salt, and Ionic Liquids
As a renewable non-food resource, lignocellulosic biomass has great potential as an energy source or feedstock for further conversion. However, challenges exist in transportation, storage, and use of this perishable resource ...
Catalytic Conversion of Cellulose to Carboxylic Acids through Aqueous Phase Partial Oxidation
Finding a drop in alternative to petroleum based fuels, which can compete both on performance and price, represents one of the greatest chemical engineering challenges of the twenty first century. Cellulosic biomass, is ...