Conversion of biomass to hydrocarbon-rich bio-oil via microwave-assisted catalytic pyrolysis: A review

Wang Yunpu, Shumei Zhang, Zhenting Yu, Lin Jiang, Yuhuan Liu, Roger Ruan, Guiming Fu

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A review on the application of microwave copyrolysis and microwave catalytic copyrolysis in biomass conversion. Topics discussed include: (1) H/Ceff ratio for biomass pyrolysis; (2) microwave absorbents for biomass pyrolysis; (3) HZSM-5 catalyst for biomass pyrolysis; and (4) future directions of the microwave-assisted catalytic fast pyrolysis technology.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)7-16
Number of pages10
JournalChina Petroleum Processing and Petrochemical Technology
Issue number3
StatePublished - 2018

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Funding Information:
We gratefully acknowledge the financial support from the National Natural Science Foundation of China (No. 21766019, 21466022), the Key Research and Development Program of Jiangxi Province (20171BBF60023), the International Science & Technology Cooperation Project of China (2015DFA60170-4), the Science and Technology Research Project of Jiangxi Province Education Department (No. GJJ150213), and the Guangdong Provincial Key Laboratory of New and Renewable Energy Research and Development Program (No. Y707sb1001)”.

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Acknowledgements: We gratefully acknowledge the financial

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  • Biomass
  • H/C
  • HZSM-5 catalyst
  • Hydrocarbon-rich bio-oil
  • Microwave absorbent
  • Microwave pyrolysis


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