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Title: Production of aromatics from di- and polyoxygenates

Methods, catalysts, and reactor systems for producing in high yield aromatic chemicals and liquid fuels from a mixture of oxygenates comprising di- and polyoxygenates are disclosed. Also disclosed are methods, catalysts, and reactor systems for producing aromatic chemicals and liquid fuels from oxygenated hydrocarbons such as carbohydrates, sugars, sugar alcohols, sugar degradation products, and the like; and methods, catalysts, and reactor systems for producing the mixture of oxygenates from oxygenated hydrocarbons such as carbohydrates, sugars, sugar alcohols, sugar degradation products, and the like. The disclosed catalysts for preparing the mixture of oxygenates comprise a Ni.sub.nSn.sub.m alloy and a crystalline alumina support.
Inventors:
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Issue Date:
OSTI Identifier:
1281134
Assignee:
Virent, Inc. (Madison, WI) DOEEE
Patent Number(s):
9,403,736
Application Number:
14/211,795
Contract Number:
EE0003044; EE0005006
Resource Relation:
Patent File Date: 2014 Mar 14
Research Org:
Virent, Inc., Madison, WI (United States)
Sponsoring Org:
USDOE
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
37 INORGANIC, ORGANIC, PHYSICAL, AND ANALYTICAL CHEMISTRY; 36 MATERIALS SCIENCE

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  • Shabaker, J. W.; Huber, G. W.; Dumesic, J. A.
  • Journal of Catalysis, Vol. 222, Issue 1, p. 180-191
  • DOI: 10.1016/j.jcat.2003.10.022

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