Title Catalytic Production of Jet Fuels from Biomass
External publication No
Means Molecules
Scope Article
Nature Científica
JCR Quartile 2
SJR Quartile 1
JCR Impact 4.41100
SJR Impact 0.78200
Web https://www.scopus.com/inward/record.uri?eid=2-s2.0-85079542761&doi=10.3390%2fmolecules25040802&partnerID=40&md5=f086a601d6086cdbe68181a1f27e9683
Publication date 12/02/2020
ISI 000522454500038
Scopus Id 2-s2.0-85079542761
DOI 10.3390/molecules25040802
Abstract Concerns about depleting fossil fuels and global warming effects are\n pushing our society to search for new renewable sources of energy with\n the potential to substitute coal, natural gas, and petroleum. In this\n sense, biomass, the only renewable source of carbon available on Earth,\n is the perfect replacement for petroleum in producing renewable fuels.\n The aviation sector is responsible for a significant fraction of\n greenhouse gas emissions, and two billion barrels of petroleum are being\n consumed annually to produce the jet fuels required to transport people\n and goods around the world. Governments are pushing directives to\n replace fossil fuel-derived jet fuels with those derived from biomass.\n The present mini review is aimed to summarize the main technologies\n available today for converting biomass into liquid hydrocarbon fuels\n with a molecular weight and structure suitable for being used as\n aviation fuels. Particular emphasis will be placed on those routes\n involving heterogeneous catalysts.
Keywords jet fuels; biomass; hydrocarbon fuels; heterogeneous catalysis; alcohols to fuels
Universidad Loyola members

Change your preferences Manage cookies