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Overview of Fast Pyrolysis of Biomass for the Production of Liquid Fuels

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The objective of this paper is to provide a brief overview for the fast pyrolysis of biomass for the production of liquid fuels. The basic concepts are described that pertain to the realization of fast pyrolysis in research, bench, and pilot scales. A description of the products and potential uses is included. This paper serves as an introduction for many of the following papers related to pyrolysis and provides representative references for further study.

Keywords

  • Biomass
  • pyrolysis
  • liquid fuels
  • chemicals
  • applications

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Diebold, J.P., Bridgwater, A.V. (1997). Overview of Fast Pyrolysis of Biomass for the Production of Liquid Fuels. In: Bridgwater, A.V., Boocock, D.G.B. (eds) Developments in Thermochemical Biomass Conversion. Springer, Dordrecht. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-94-009-1559-6_1

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