The nature of surface deposits following valeric acid interactions with Al2O3-supported Alkaline Earth Oxide catalysts: Towards cellulosic biofuels
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|Title:||The nature of surface deposits following valeric acid interactions with Al2O3-supported Alkaline Earth Oxide catalysts: Towards cellulosic biofuels||Authors:||Sullivan, James A.
|Permanent link:||http://hdl.handle.net/10197/4246||Date:||Apr-2013||Abstract:||Two Al2O3-supported alkaline earth metal oxide catalysts (MgO and BaO) were contacted with valeric acid at 250 °C. Each formed amounts of 5-nonanone (BaO more than MgO). A significant deposition of hydrocarbonaceous material onto the catalyst surface is noted. This adsorbed material is characterised using TGA and FTIR and relates to a carboxylate species.||Type of material:||Journal Article||Publisher:||Springer||Copyright (published version):||2013, Springer||Keywords:||Cellulosic biodiesel;Basic catalysts;Catalyst characterisation||DOI:||10.1007/s10562-013-0965-y||Language:||en||Status of Item:||Not peer reviewed|
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