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Title: From Furfural to Fuel: Synthesis of Furoins by Organocatalysis and their Hydrodeoxygenation by Cascade Catalysis

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Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Energy Frontier Research Centers (EFRC) (United States). Center for Direct Catalytic Conversion of Biomass to Biofuels (C3Bio)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE Office of Science (SC), Basic Energy Sciences (BES) (SC-22)
OSTI Identifier:
1384976
DOE Contract Number:  
SC000997
Resource Type:
Journal Article
Journal Name:
ChemSusChem
Additional Journal Information:
Journal Volume: 7; Journal Issue: 9; Related Information: C3Bio partners with Purdue University (lead); Argonne National Laboratory; National Renewable Energy Laboratory; Northeastern University; University of Tennessee; Journal ID: ISSN 1864-5631
Publisher:
ChemPubSoc Europe
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
catalysis (homogeneous), catalysis (heterogeneous), biofuels (including algae and biomass), bio-inspired, materials and chemistry by design, synthesis (self-assembly), synthesis (scalable processing)

Citation Formats

Wegenhart, Benjamin L., Yang, Linan, Kwan, Soon Cheong, Harris, Remi, Kenttämaa, Hilkka I., and Abu-Omar, Mahdi M. From Furfural to Fuel: Synthesis of Furoins by Organocatalysis and their Hydrodeoxygenation by Cascade Catalysis. United States: N. p., 2014. Web. doi:10.1002/cssc.201402056.
Wegenhart, Benjamin L., Yang, Linan, Kwan, Soon Cheong, Harris, Remi, Kenttämaa, Hilkka I., & Abu-Omar, Mahdi M. From Furfural to Fuel: Synthesis of Furoins by Organocatalysis and their Hydrodeoxygenation by Cascade Catalysis. United States. doi:10.1002/cssc.201402056.
Wegenhart, Benjamin L., Yang, Linan, Kwan, Soon Cheong, Harris, Remi, Kenttämaa, Hilkka I., and Abu-Omar, Mahdi M. Fri . "From Furfural to Fuel: Synthesis of Furoins by Organocatalysis and their Hydrodeoxygenation by Cascade Catalysis". United States. doi:10.1002/cssc.201402056.
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