Hydrothermal carbon from biomass : a comparison of the local structure from poly- to monosaccharides and pentoses/hexoses.

  title={Hydrothermal carbon from biomass : a comparison of the local structure from poly- to monosaccharides and pentoses/hexoses.},
  author={M. Titirici and M. Antonietti and N. Baccile},
  journal={Green Chemistry},
Carbon particles are synthesized under hydrothermal conditions using different biomass (glucose, xylose, maltose, sucrose, amylopectin, starch) and biomass derivates (5-hydroxymethyl-furfural-1-aldehyde (HMF) and furfural) as carbon sources. Carbons obtained from mono- and polysaccharides, hexose and pentose sugars, and from the biomass derivatives, HMF and furfural, are compared from the particle morphology, chemical composition and structural point of view. A clear structural and… Expand

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