Special Issue "Biomass and Biofuels 2013"

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A special issue of Energies (ISSN 1996-1073).

Deadline for manuscript submissions: closed (31 October 2013)

Special Issue Editor

Guest Editor
Prof. Dr. Thomas E. Amidon
Department of Paper and Bioprocess Engineering, College of Environmental Science and Forestry, State University of New York, 1 Forestry Drive, Syracuse, NY 13210, USA
Website: http://www.esf.edu/pbe/people/amidon.asp
E-Mail: teamidon@esf.edu
Interests: biorefineries; biofuels; bioenergy; bio-based materials and chemicals; nanocellulose; pulp and paper; pellets; forest and biomass resources; process development; novel bio-based products; cell wall deconstruction; hot water extraction; cellulosic bioproducts; improved fiber based products; biomass productivity

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Dear Colleagues,

We would like to see articles in the intellectual space from raw materials (any form of biomass), to extraction and separation into components, to conversion of intermediates into final products. The products do not have to be biofuels if the products are renewable in origin and substitute for fossil fuel derived products. Engineering work applicable to any of the component operations are also appreciated. We would also be interested in articles showing that more sophistication in product development could lead to greater returns. An example here might be furfural production from xylose as a more valuable product than fermentation of xylose to ethanol as well as showing that this might be an energetically preferable way to produce furfural.

Prof. Dr. Thomas E. Amidon
Guest Editor

Keywords

  • biomass
  • biofuels
  • biorefinery
  • extraction
  • component separation
  • conversion
  • novel biobased products
  • biorefinery engineering
  • biomass and biorefinery policy
  • fossil fuel substitution

Published Papers (32 papers)

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Energies 2014, 7(3), 1363-1375; doi:10.3390/en7031363
Received: 20 November 2013; in revised form: 1 February 2014 / Accepted: 18 February 2014 / Published: 5 March 2014
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Energies 2014, 7(3), 1171-1192; doi:10.3390/en7031171
Received: 27 November 2013; in revised form: 16 January 2014 / Accepted: 7 February 2014 / Published: 26 February 2014
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Energies 2014, 7(3), 1098-1148; doi:10.3390/en7031098
Received: 12 November 2013; in revised form: 21 January 2014 / Accepted: 5 February 2014 / Published: 25 February 2014
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Energies 2014, 7(2), 824-833; doi:10.3390/en7020824
Received: 30 October 2013; in revised form: 16 February 2014 / Accepted: 17 February 2014 / Published: 19 February 2014
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Energies 2014, 7(2), 857-873; doi:10.3390/en7020857
Received: 9 December 2013; in revised form: 7 February 2014 / Accepted: 17 February 2014 / Published: 19 February 2014
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Energies 2014, 7(2), 785-803; doi:10.3390/en7020785
Received: 26 November 2013; in revised form: 22 January 2014 / Accepted: 28 January 2014 / Published: 18 February 2014
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Energies 2014, 7(2), 804-823; doi:10.3390/en7020804
Received: 14 December 2013; in revised form: 14 January 2014 / Accepted: 8 February 2014 / Published: 18 February 2014
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Energies 2014, 7(2), 736-750; doi:10.3390/en7020736
Received: 16 December 2013; in revised form: 30 January 2014 / Accepted: 7 February 2014 / Published: 13 February 2014
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Energies 2014, 7(2), 607-618; doi:10.3390/en7020607
Received: 19 November 2013; in revised form: 22 January 2014 / Accepted: 27 January 2014 / Published: 7 February 2014
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Energies 2014, 7(1), 334-350; doi:10.3390/en7010334
Received: 4 November 2013; in revised form: 7 January 2014 / Accepted: 8 January 2014 / Published: 16 January 2014
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Energies 2014, 7(1), 43-61; doi:10.3390/en7010043
Received: 24 September 2013; in revised form: 9 December 2013 / Accepted: 17 December 2013 / Published: 24 December 2013
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Energies 2014, 7(1), 1-12; doi:10.3390/en7010001
Received: 1 November 2013; in revised form: 9 December 2013 / Accepted: 13 December 2013 / Published: 20 December 2013
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Energies 2014, 7(1), 13-27; doi:10.3390/en7010013
Received: 23 October 2013; in revised form: 10 December 2013 / Accepted: 13 December 2013 / Published: 20 December 2013
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Energies 2013, 6(12), 6508-6524; doi:10.3390/en6126508
Received: 24 September 2013; in revised form: 9 December 2013 / Accepted: 9 December 2013 / Published: 16 December 2013
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Energies 2013, 6(12), 6211-6224; doi:10.3390/en6126211
Received: 26 September 2013; in revised form: 15 November 2013 / Accepted: 21 November 2013 / Published: 28 November 2013
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Energies 2013, 6(12), 6170-6187; doi:10.3390/en6126170
Received: 26 September 2013; in revised form: 16 November 2013 / Accepted: 21 November 2013 / Published: 27 November 2013
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Energies 2013, 6(11), 5973-5989; doi:10.3390/en6115973
Received: 27 September 2013; in revised form: 4 November 2013 / Accepted: 6 November 2013 / Published: 18 November 2013
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Energies 2013, 6(11), 5760-5774; doi:10.3390/en6115760
Received: 7 September 2013; in revised form: 19 October 2013 / Accepted: 23 October 2013 / Published: 4 November 2013
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Energies 2013, 6(11), 5642-5655; doi:10.3390/en6115642
Received: 5 August 2013; in revised form: 27 September 2013 / Accepted: 15 October 2013 / Published: 29 October 2013
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Energies 2013, 6(10), 5314-5332; doi:10.3390/en6105314
Received: 12 July 2013; in revised form: 4 October 2013 / Accepted: 11 October 2013 / Published: 18 October 2013
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Energies 2013, 6(10), 5259-5282; doi:10.3390/en6105259
Received: 5 August 2013; in revised form: 24 September 2013 / Accepted: 8 October 2013 / Published: 15 October 2013
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Energies 2013, 6(10), 5182-5199; doi:10.3390/en6105182
Received: 18 September 2013; in revised form: 8 October 2013 / Accepted: 9 October 2013 / Published: 14 October 2013
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Energies 2013, 6(9), 4945-4955; doi:10.3390/en6094945
Received: 12 July 2013; in revised form: 12 September 2013 / Accepted: 16 September 2013 / Published: 24 September 2013
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Energies 2013, 6(9), 4739-4768; doi:10.3390/en6094739
Received: 6 June 2013; in revised form: 19 July 2013 / Accepted: 4 September 2013 / Published: 10 September 2013
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Energies 2013, 6(9), 4531-4550; doi:10.3390/en6094531
Received: 28 May 2013; in revised form: 5 August 2013 / Accepted: 14 August 2013 / Published: 2 September 2013
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Energies 2013, 6(8), 4207-4222; doi:10.3390/en6084207
Received: 8 June 2013; in revised form: 25 July 2013 / Accepted: 5 August 2013 / Published: 19 August 2013
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Energies 2013, 6(8), 3987-4000; doi:10.3390/en6083987
Received: 29 June 2013; in revised form: 24 July 2013 / Accepted: 27 July 2013 / Published: 7 August 2013
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Energies 2013, 6(8), 3972-3986; doi:10.3390/en6083972
Received: 19 June 2013; in revised form: 11 July 2013 / Accepted: 22 July 2013 / Published: 6 August 2013
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Energies 2013, 6(8), 3879-3900; doi:10.3390/en6083879
Received: 2 July 2013; in revised form: 19 July 2013 / Accepted: 23 July 2013 / Published: 30 July 2013
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Energies 2013, 6(7), 3284-3296; doi:10.3390/en6073284
Received: 6 May 2013; in revised form: 16 June 2013 / Accepted: 27 June 2013 / Published: 4 July 2013
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Energies 2013, 6(7), 3167-3181; doi:10.3390/en6073167
Received: 15 May 2013; in revised form: 24 June 2013 / Accepted: 26 June 2013 / Published: 1 July 2013
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Energies 2013, 6(6), 2966-2981; doi:10.3390/en6062966
Received: 5 May 2013; in revised form: 5 June 2013 / Accepted: 9 June 2013 / Published: 17 June 2013
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