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Issue 21, 2016
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Synthesis of jet fuel range cycloalkanes with diacetone alcohol from lignocellulose

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Abstract

Jet fuel range branched cycloalkanes were first synthesized in high carbon yield (∼76%) with diacetone alcohol which can be derived from lignocellulose. These cycloalkanes have a high density (0.83 g mL−1) and a low freezing point (216.5 K). As a potential application, they can be used as additives to conventional bio-jet fuels.

Graphical abstract: Synthesis of jet fuel range cycloalkanes with diacetone alcohol from lignocellulose

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The article was received on 01 Jun 2016, accepted on 12 Aug 2016 and first published on 12 Aug 2016


Article type: Communication
DOI: 10.1039/C6GC01497F
Citation: Green Chem., 2016,18, 5751-5755
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    Synthesis of jet fuel range cycloalkanes with diacetone alcohol from lignocellulose

    F. Chen, N. Li, S. Li, G. Li, A. Wang, Y. Cong, X. Wang and T. Zhang, Green Chem., 2016, 18, 5751
    DOI: 10.1039/C6GC01497F

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