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Application of Fischer–Tropsch Synthesis in Biomass to Liquid Conversion

Jin Hu; Fei Yu; Yongwu Lu;
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  • Published: 15 Jun 2012 Journal: Catalysts, volume 2, issue 2, pages 303-326 (issn: 2073-4344, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: MDPI AG
Abstract
Fischer–Tropsch synthesis is a set of catalytic processes that can be used to produce fuels and chemicals from synthesis gas (mixture of CO and H2), which can be derived from natural gas, coal, or biomass. Biomass to Liquid via Fischer–Tropsch (BTL-FT) synthesis is gaining increasing interests from academia and industry because of its ability to produce carbon neutral and environmentally friendly clean fuels; such kinds of fuels can help to meet the globally increasing energy demand and to meet the stricter environmental regulations in the future. In the BTL-FT process, biomass, such as woodchips and straw stalk, is firstly converted into biomass-derived syngas ...
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free text keywords: biomass to liquid, Fischer–Tropsch, biomass, bioenergy, biofuel, bio-syngas, gasification, gas cleaning, bi-functional catalyst, carbon utilization, lcsh:Chemical technology, lcsh:TP1-1185, lcsh:Chemistry, lcsh:QD1-999, Environmental science, Waste management, Fischer–Tropsch process, Biomass to liquid, Bioenergy, Wood gas, Syngas, Biofuel, Biomass, Carbon utilization
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