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Title: Oxidative Dehydrogenation of Ethane: A Chemical Looping Approach

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  1. Department of Chemical & Biological Engineering, N.C. State University, 911 Partners Way Raleigh NC 27695-7905 USA
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Journal Name: Energy Technology Journal Volume: 4 Journal Issue: 10; Journal ID: ISSN 2194-4288
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Neal, Luke M., Yusuf, Seif, Sofranko, John A., and Li, Fanxing. Oxidative Dehydrogenation of Ethane: A Chemical Looping Approach. Germany: N. p., 2016. Web. doi:10.1002/ente.201600074.
Neal, Luke M., Yusuf, Seif, Sofranko, John A., & Li, Fanxing. Oxidative Dehydrogenation of Ethane: A Chemical Looping Approach. Germany. doi:10.1002/ente.201600074.
Neal, Luke M., Yusuf, Seif, Sofranko, John A., and Li, Fanxing. Tue . "Oxidative Dehydrogenation of Ethane: A Chemical Looping Approach". Germany. doi:10.1002/ente.201600074.
title = {Oxidative Dehydrogenation of Ethane: A Chemical Looping Approach},
author = {Neal, Luke M. and Yusuf, Seif and Sofranko, John A. and Li, Fanxing},
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doi = {10.1002/ente.201600074},
journal = {Energy Technology},
issn = {2194-4288},
number = 10,
volume = 4,
place = {Germany},
year = {2016},
month = {6}

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