Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation

Technology

Producing Methyl Vinyl Ketone from Levulinic Acid

Levulinic acid is a biomass-derived compound that can be obtained inexpensively in high yields from a variety of waste cellulose-containing materials. It has been identified as a top biomass-derived c...
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James Dumesic, Ryan West | P09350US01

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Cost-Effective Synthesis of HMF from Fructose

Increasing demand of petrochemical resources to produce the energy and chemical materials required by industrialized societies with growing populations combined with a diminishing supply has resulted ...
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James Dumesic, Yuriy Roman-Leshkov, Juben Chheda | P06305US

Technology

Metal-Coated Vertically Aligned Carbon Nanofibers

Although electrochemically active materials with high density and surface area have many potential uses in electrocatalysts, batteries, fuel cells and sensors, creating these materials can be challeng...
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Robert Hamers, Kevin Metz | P06357US

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