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CEBC Manuscript Featured as Green Chemistry 'Hot Article'

Tuesday, March 2, 2010

Green Chemistry, a high-impact and highly cited journal, selected a manuscript submitted by researchers at CEBC as a ‘Hot Article’ for their homepage. Expert reviewers in the field rated this article as very significant in the quest for developing alternative sustainable technologies.  The featured article is free to access for one month.

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. 

Green Chemistry Hot Article:

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

August 8, Wednesday - Mandatory Lab Safety Meeting
All researchers at 1501 Wakarusa Dr. must attend

9:00 a.m. in Building B seminar room

September 25, Tuesday - Industry Colloquium
Paul Schoenecker, PQ Corporation, Kansas City
Title TBA

9:00 a.m., CEBC Seminar Room (bldg. B room 104)

October 8 & 9, Monday & Tuesday - Fall Industry Advisory Board Meeting
Monday, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m., Adams Alumni Center, 1266 Oread Avenue
Tuesday, 8 a.m. to noon, Earth Energy & Environment Center (EEEC), 1420 Naismith Drive

 

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