University of Houston: New Catalyst Would Boost Biomass Conversion to Fuels, Chemicals
[TNSgrants] -- The University of Houston issued the following news release:
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- Cerium Oxide Catalyst Will Remove Oxygen, Reduce Processing Requirements
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Efforts to use biomass, including wood and agricultural products, have played an important role in the search for a sustainable alternative to fossil fuels for transportation fuels and chemicals. But biomass has high concentrations of oxygen, making it more energy and labor intensive to convert into those desira...