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Microalgae Reactors

  1. Clemens Posten,
  2. Rosa Rosello-Sastre

Published Online: 15 JAN 2011

DOI: 10.1002/14356007.o16_o01

Ullmann's Encyclopedia of Industrial Chemistry

Ullmann's Encyclopedia of Industrial Chemistry

How to Cite

Posten, C. and Rosello-Sastre, R. 2011. Microalgae Reactors. Ullmann's Encyclopedia of Industrial Chemistry. .

Author Information

  1. Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Karlsruhe, Germany

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 15 JAN 2011

Abstract

The article contains sections titled:

1.Introduction
2.Growth Conditions for Microalgae
2.1.Light Saturation and Light Dilution
2.2.Light Attenuation and Light-Path-Length Reduction
2.3.Surface-to-Volume Ratio (SVR)
2.4.Light Fluctuation and Mixing
2.5.Carbon Dioxide Supply and Aeration
2.6.Mixing and Auxiliary Energy
3.Most Common Reactor Designs
3.1.Flat-Plate Reactors
3.2.Flat-Panel Airlift Reactor
3.3.Bubble Columns
3.4.Tubular Reactors
4.Conclusions