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Manuscript One of the Top Ten Most Accessed Green Chemistry Articles in August

Friday, October 15, 2010

A new technological discovery reported by CEBC researchers in the journal Green Chemistry was amongst the top ten most accessed articles for this journal in August. Green Chemistry, a high-impact and highly cited journal, also identified this same publication as a ‘Hot Article’ for its homepage last March. Expert reviewers in the field rated it as very significant in the quest for developing alternative sustainable technologies.

The article describes a more efficient, less polluting process for making a key ingredient in polyester, called terephthalic acid. Recently, researchers at CEBC have advanced the technological discovery reported in this article even further. 

Zuo, X.; Niu, F.; Snavely, K.; Subramaniam, B.; Busch, D.H. "Liquid phase oxidation of p-xylene to terephthalic acid at medium-high temperatures:  multiple benefits of CO2-expanded liquids." Green Chem., 2010, 12, 260 – 267.



CEBC Calendar

February 6, Tuesday - CEBC Colloquium
Robert Chen, University of Massachusetts

9:00 a.m., CEBC Seminar Room (Bldg B Rm 104), 1501 Wakarusa Drive, Lawrence, KS
Title TBA

February 12, Wednesday - Mandatory Safety Meeting 
9:00 a.m., CEBC Seminar Room (Bldg. B Rm 104)
Presenter: TBD
Topic: 
TBD
This meeting is mandatory for all CEBC researchers working at 1501 Wakarusa

April 6 & 7 - Industry and Science Advisory Boards Spring Meeting
Monday - 10:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. at Hilton DoubleTree Hotel, 200 McDonald Drive, Lawrence, KS
Tuesday - 8:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at Hilton DoubleTree Hotel, 200 McDonald Drive, Lawrence, KS

 

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