Alternative Energy Sources for Green Chemistry Editors: Georgios Stefanidis, Andrzej Stankiewicz

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30 Aug 2016
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The use of alternative energy forms and transfer mechanisms is one of the key approaches of process intensification. In recent years, significant amounts of research have been carried out in developing chemical processing technologies enhanced by plasma, electric and magnetic fields, electromagnetic and ultra-sound waves and high gravity fields. Discussing the broad impact of alternative energy transfer technologies on reactions, separations and materials synthesis, this book reports on recent breakthrough results in various application areas. It provides a comprehensive overview of the current developments in the field. The book enables industrialists, academics and postgraduates in alternative-energy based processing to see the potential of alternative energies for green chemistry and sustainability of chemical manufacturing.

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Green Chemistry Series

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Andrzej Stankiewicz is Professor of Process Intensification at Delft University of Technology, The Netherlands. His research focuses on the application of alternative energy forms and transfer mechanisms for the intensification of chemical reactions.

Giorgos Stefanidis is Assistant Professor at the Chair of Intensified Reaction and Separation Systems of Delft University of Technology, The Netherlands. His research focusses on process intensification, chemical reactor design and alternative energy forms.