Special Issue "Bioenergy and Biorefining"
A special issue of Energies (ISSN 1996-1073).
Deadline for manuscript submissions: closed (30 April 2015) | Viewed by 89864
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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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 is also appreciated. We would also be interested in articles showing that multiple products and 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
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- component separation
- novel biobased products
- biorefinery engineering
- biomass and biorefinery policy
- fossil fuel substitution