9. Microwave Technology for Lignocellulosic Biorefinery

  1. Haibo Xie2 and
  2. Nicholas Gathergood3
  1. Takashi Watanabe and
  2. Tomohiko Mitani

Published Online: 20 NOV 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118449400.ch9

The Role of Green Chemistry in Biomass Processing and Conversion

The Role of Green Chemistry in Biomass Processing and Conversion

How to Cite

Watanabe, T. and Mitani, T. (2012) Microwave Technology for Lignocellulosic Biorefinery, in The Role of Green Chemistry in Biomass Processing and Conversion (eds H. Xie and N. Gathergood), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9781118449400.ch9

Editor Information

  1. 2

    Bioenergy Division, Dalian National Laboratory for Clean Energy, Dalian Institute of Physical Chemistry, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China

  2. 3

    School of Chemical Sciences, Dublin City University, National Institute for Cellular Biotechnology, Dublin City University, Solar Energy Conversion Strategic Research Cluster, University College Dublin, Ireland

Author Information

  1. Research Institute for Sustainable Humanosphere, Kyoto University, Japan

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 20 NOV 2012
  2. Published Print: 10 DEC 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470644102

Online ISBN: 9781118449400

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Keywords:

  • microwave in lignocellulosic biorefinery;
  • lignocellulosic biomass into biofuels;
  • biomass microwave heating;
  • microwave penetration power;
  • low-cost irradiators

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Principles and Features of Microwave Heating

  • Absorbed Microwave Power and Penetration Depth

  • Microwave Irradiation System for Woody Biomass Pretreatment

  • Conclusions and Future Prospects

  • References