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The catalytic valorization of lignin for the production of renewable chemicals.
Biomass is an important feedstock for the renewable production of fuels, chemicals, and energy. As of 2005, over 3% of the total energy consumption in the United States was supplied by biomass, andExpand
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Paving the Way for Lignin Valorisation: Recent Advances in Bioengineering, Biorefining and Catalysis
Abstract Lignin is an abundant biopolymer with a high carbon content and high aromaticity. Despite its potential as a raw material for the fuel and chemical industries, lignin remains the most poorlyExpand
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Chemistry, spectroscopy and the role of supported vanadium oxides in heterogeneous catalysis
Abstract Supported vanadium oxide catalysts are active in a wide range of applications. In this review, an overview is given of the current knowledge available about vanadium oxide-based catalysts.Expand
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Catalytic dehydrogenation of light alkanes on metals and metal oxides.
A study is conducted to demonstrate catalytic dehydrogenation of light alkanes on metals and metal oxides. The study provides a complete overview of the materials used to catalyze this reaction, asExpand
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Structure and reactivity of surface vanadium oxide species on oxide supports
Abstract Supported vanadium oxide catalysts, containing surface vanadia species on oxide supports, are extensively employed as catalysts for many hydrocarbon oxidation reactions. This paper discussesExpand
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Glycerol etherification over highly active CaO-based materials: new mechanistic aspects and related colloidal particle formation.
Glycerol is an attractive renewable building block for the synthesis of di- and triglycerols, which have numerous applications in the cosmetic and pharmaceutical industries. In this work, theExpand
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New insights into the structure and composition of technical lignins: a comparative characterisation study
Detailed insight into the structure and composition of industrial (technical) lignins is needed to devise efficient thermal, bio- or chemocatalytic valorisation strategies. Six such technical ligninsExpand
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Formation, molecular structure, and morphology of humins in biomass conversion: influence of feedstock and processing conditions.
Neither the routes through which humin byproducts are formed, nor their molecular structure have yet been unequivocally established. A better understanding of the formation and physicochemicalExpand
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Local Environment and Nature of Cu Active Sites in Zeolite-Based Catalysts for the Selective Catalytic Reduction of NOx
Cu-exchanged zeolites have demonstrated widespread use as catalyst materials in the abatement of NOx, especially from mobile sources. Recent studies focusing on Cu-exchanged zeolites with the CHAExpand
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Confirmation of Isolated Cu2+ Ions in SSZ-13 Zeolite as Active Sites in NH3-Selective Catalytic Reduction
NH3-Selective Catalytic Reduction (NH3-SCR) is a widely used technology for NOx reduction in the emission control systems of heavy duty diesel vehicles. Copper-based ion exchanged zeolites and inExpand
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