Selective Separation in the Supercritical Gas Phase

  • K. Zosel


A method for the Separation of mixtures has been developed in which the mixture is treated with a supercritical gas under such conditions that the resultant phase formed by the gas and the extracted material is also in a supercritical State [1]. The fractionation of an homologous series is found to occur in an order of increasing boiling point and this is overlapped, where different classes of Compounds are present, by a Separation according to the class of Compound. The first is characteristic of a conventional distillation and the second of a conventional extraction and for these reasons the new technique has been termed “destraction”.+


Critical Temperature Cocoa Butter Supercritical Carbon Dioxide Cocoa Bean Resultant Phase 
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  1. 1.
    K. Zosel (Studiengesellschaft Kohle m.b.H), U.S. Patent 3,969,196 (July 13, 1976 ); Austrian Appl. (April 16, 1963 ).Google Scholar

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Authors and Affiliations

  • K. Zosel
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  1. 1.Max-Planck-Institute für KohlenforschungW. Germany

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