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Catalysis and Separation Platform

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A world-leading centre for fundamental research on novel integrated catalysis and separation processes designed for lignocellulosics-based biorefinery.
The research is multidisciplinary encompassing catalysis, materials development and integrated separation processes.

Platform leader is This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., Luleå University of Technology.

Scientific Articles

Hydrothermal Pretreatment of Water-Extracted and Aqueous Ethanol-Extracted Quinoa Stalks for Enzymatic Saccharification of CelluloseEnergies 14(14): 4102. 7 July

Hydrothermal Pretreatment of Wheat Straw: Effects of Temperature and Acidity on Byproduct Formation and Inhibition of Enzymatic Hydrolysis and Ethanolic FermentationAgronomy 11(3): 487. 5 March
 Effects of operational conditions on auto-catalyzed and sulfuric-acid-catalyzed hydrothermal pretreatment of sugarcane bagasse at different severity factorIndustrial Crops and Products 159, 113077. January

Flexible supercapacitors of biomass-based activated carbon-polypyrrole on eggshell membranesJournal of Environmental Chemical Engineering 106155. 3 August
Special Issue 'Pretreatment and Bioconversion of Crop Residues'. 2021. Agronomy Special Issues, Agricultural Engineering: Book. Guest editor Carlos Martín Medina

Removal of contaminants of emerging concern from multicomponent systems using carbon dioxide activated biochar from lignocellulosic feedstocks. Bioresource Technology 340, 125561. November
Catalytically transformed low energy intensive 2D-layered and single crystal-graphitic renewable carbon cathode conductors. Carbon 183, 243-250. 15 October
Assessment of forest-based biofuels for Arctic marine shipping. Resources, Conservation and Recycling 174,105763. November