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Characterization and reactivity of soot from fast pyrolysis of lignocellulosic compounds and monolignols

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dc.contributor.author Trubetskaya, Anna
dc.contributor.author Brown, Avery
dc.contributor.author Tompsett, Geoffrey A.
dc.contributor.author Timko, Michael T.
dc.contributor.author Kling, Jens
dc.contributor.author Broström, Markus
dc.contributor.author Larsen Andersen, Morgens
dc.contributor.author Umeki, Kentaro
dc.date.accessioned 2018-08-08T14:53:07Z
dc.date.issued 2018
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10344/7041
dc.description peer-reviewed en_US
dc.description The full text of this article will not be available in ULIR until the embargo expires on the 06/02/2020
dc.description.abstract This study presents the effect of lignocellulosic compounds and monolignols on the yield, nanostructure and reactivity of soot generated at 1250  ° C in a drop tube furnace. The structure of soot was characterized by electron microscopy techniques, Raman spectroscopy and electron spin resonance spectroscopy. The CO2 reactivity of soot was investigated by thermogravimetric analysis. Soot from cellulose was more reactive than soot produced from extractives, lignin and monolignols. Soot reactivity was correlated with the separation distances between adjacent graphene layers, as measured using transmission electron microscopy. Particle size, free radical concentration, differences in a degree of curvature and multi-core structures influenced the soot reactivity less than the interlayer separation distances. Soot yield was correlated with the lignin content of the feedstock. The selection of the extraction solvent had a strong influence on the soot reactivity. The Soxhlet extraction of softwood and wheat straw lignin soot using methanol decreased the soot reactivity, whereas acetone extraction had only a modest effect. en_US
dc.language.iso eng en_US
dc.publisher Elsevier en_US
dc.relation.ispartofseries Applied Energy;212, pp. 1489-1500
dc.relation.uri https://doi.org/10.1016/j.apenergy.2017.12.068
dc.rights This is the author’s version of a work that was accepted for publication in Applied Energy. Changes resulting from the publishing process, such as peer review, editing, corrections, structural formatting, and other quality control mechanisms may not be reflected in this document. Changes may have been made to this work since it was submitted for publication. A definitive version was subsequently published in Applied Energy, 2018, 212, pp. 1489-1500, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.apenergy.2017.12.068 en_US
dc.subject fast pyrolysis en_US
dc.subject lignocellulosic compounds and monolignols en_US
dc.subject soot en_US
dc.subject reactivity en_US
dc.subject nanostructure en_US
dc.title Characterization and reactivity of soot from fast pyrolysis of lignocellulosic compounds and monolignols en_US
dc.type info:eu-repo/semantics/article en_US
dc.type.supercollection all_ul_research en_US
dc.type.supercollection ul_published_reviewed en_US
dc.identifier.doi 10.1016/j.apenergy.2017.12.068
dc.contributor.sponsor National Science Foundation en_US
dc.contributor.sponsor Kempe Foundation, the Swedish strategic research program Bio4Energy en_US
dc.relation.projectid EEC-1605916 en_US
dc.date.embargoEndDate 2020-02-06
dc.embargo.terms 2020-02-06 en_US
dc.rights.accessrights info:eu-repo/semantics/embargoedAccess en_US


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