OB51 The role of catalyst's micro/mesoporosity and acidity in the upgrading of lignocellulosic biomass flash pyrolysis vapours

Thursday, June 9, 2011: 9:00 AM
Columbus Ballroom (Detroit Marriott Hotel at the Renaissance Center )
Stylianos Stefanidis1, Eleni F. Iliopoulou1, Kostas Kalogiannis1, Angelos A. Lappas1 and Kostas S. Triantafyllidis2, (1)Chemical Process Engineering Research Institute (CPERI), Centre for Research and Technology-Hellas (CERTH), Thessaloniki, Greece, (2)Department of Chemistry, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Thessaloniki, Greece
The different acidic (number, strength, type of acid sites) and porous (pore size, surface area) characteristics of the various zeolitic and mesoporous aluminosilicate catalysts induce different reaction mechanisms via which product yields and composition of bio-oil in the upgrading of biomass flash pyrolysis vapours are affected.


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