Cascade upgrading of γ-valerolactone to biofuels.


Cascade upgrading of γ-valerolactone (GVL), produced from renewable cellulosic biomass, with selective conversion to biofuels pentyl valerate (PV) and pentane in one pot using a bifunctional Pd/HY catalyst is described. Excellent catalytic performance (over 99% conversion of GVL, 60.6% yield of PV and 22.9% yield of pentane) was achieved in one step. These… (More)
DOI: 10.1039/c5cc01463h


3 Figures and Tables

Slides referencing similar topics