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- Jordan L. Klinger; Tyler L. Westover; Rachel M. Emerson; C. Luke Williams; Sergio Hernandez; Glen D. Monson; J. Chadron Ryan
- Applied energy 2018 v.228 pp. 535-545
- Liriodendron tulipifera; agricultural wastes; bark; biomass; calcium; corn stover; energy crops; feedstocks; geometry; heat transfer; liquids; lumber; magnesium; microwave treatment; models; oils; particle size; potassium; pyrolysis; pyrolysis oils; reaction kinetics; sodium; standard deviation; temperature
- ... The products from fast pyrolysis of biomass are variable and highly dependent upon feedstock composition, particle size and geometry, and operating conditions such as heating rate, reaction temperature, and sweep gas composition and velocity. Microwave heating is internal to the biomass particles, thereby avoiding convective and conductive heat transfer limitations, which facilitates decoupling he ...