TITLE

KIT's new algal biofuels technology

PUB. DATE
September 2009
SOURCE
TCE: The Chemical Engineer;Sep2009, Issue 819, p6
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses an algae platform being set up by Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) in Germany which aims to develop algal biofuels using two research programmes. A closed photobioreactor with vertically-arranged plates of algae is being developed by a team at the Institute of Life Science Engineering while another team at the Institute for Pulsed Power and Microwave Technology is working on the extraction of valuable constituents from algal biomass using electrical cell disruption.
ACCESSION #
44410258

 

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