Hydrodeoxygenation of levulinic acid dimers on a zirconia-supported ruthenium catalyst

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dc.contributor Aalto-yliopisto fi
dc.contributor Aalto University en
dc.contributor.author Mäkelä, Eveliina
dc.contributor.author Escobedo, José Luis González
dc.contributor.author Lindblad, Marina
dc.contributor.author Käldström, Mats
dc.contributor.author Meriö-Talvio, Heidi
dc.contributor.author Jiang, Hua
dc.contributor.author Puurunen, Riikka L.
dc.contributor.author Karinen, Reetta
dc.date.accessioned 2020-02-28T09:29:51Z
dc.date.available 2020-02-28T09:29:51Z
dc.date.issued 2020-02-01
dc.identifier.citation Mäkelä , E , Escobedo , J L G , Lindblad , M , Käldström , M , Meriö-Talvio , H , Jiang , H , Puurunen , R L & Karinen , R 2020 , ' Hydrodeoxygenation of levulinic acid dimers on a zirconia-supported ruthenium catalyst ' , CATALYSTS , vol. 10 , no. 2 , 200 . https://doi.org/10.3390/catal10020200 en
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dc.description.abstract The hydrodeoxygenation (HDO) of levulinic acid (LA) aldol condensation product dimers was studied between 250 and 300 °C and 50 bar H2 in a batch reactor with Ru catalyst supported on mesoporous zirconia. During the reaction, the unsaturated dimers, which contained ketone groups and double bonds, were hydrogenated to saturated dimers. A greater degree of deoxygenation was achieved at higher temperatures, and oxygen was removed as water and CO2. Oxygen removal was evidenced by elemental analysis and infrared spectroscopy, in which the C=O peak decreased with increasing temperature. A drawback of high reaction temperature (300 °C) was a minor degree of oligomerization. The formation of aromatics was also observed at the higher temperatures. Aside from the saturated dimers, volatile products were obtained at all temperatures, including ketones, acids, and esters. This study demonstrates for the first time the potential of LA dimers as a sustainable route from lignocellulosic biomass to biofuels and biocomponents. en
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dc.language.iso en en
dc.publisher MDPI AG
dc.relation.ispartofseries CATALYSTS en
dc.relation.ispartofseries Volume 10, issue 2 en
dc.rights openAccess en
dc.subject.other Catalysis en
dc.subject.other Physical and Theoretical Chemistry en
dc.subject.other 215 Chemical engineering en
dc.title Hydrodeoxygenation of levulinic acid dimers on a zirconia-supported ruthenium catalyst en
dc.type A1 Alkuperäisartikkeli tieteellisessä aikakauslehdessä fi
dc.description.version Peer reviewed en
dc.contributor.department School services, CHEM
dc.contributor.department Catalysis
dc.contributor.department Neste Oil Oyj
dc.contributor.department Hydrometallurgy and Corrosion
dc.contributor.department Department of Applied Physics
dc.contributor.department Department of Chemical and Metallurgical Engineering
dc.contributor.department Department of Chemical and Metallurgical Engineering en
dc.contributor.department Department of Applied Physics en
dc.subject.keyword Dimer
dc.subject.keyword Hydrodeoxygenation
dc.subject.keyword Levulinic acid
dc.subject.keyword Ruthenium
dc.subject.keyword Zirconia
dc.subject.keyword Catalysis
dc.subject.keyword Physical and Theoretical Chemistry
dc.subject.keyword 215 Chemical engineering
dc.identifier.urn URN:NBN:fi:aalto-202002282300
dc.identifier.doi 10.3390/catal10020200
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