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J4  2013, Vol. 47 Issue (6): 1104-1108    DOI: 10.3785/j.issn.1008-973X.2013.06.024
Kinetics study on microwave-assisted catalytic decomposition of  phenylethyl phenyl ether
PAN Jing-ying, XIONG Jun, LV Xiu-yang
Key Laboratory of Biomass Chemical Engineering of Ministry of Education, Zhejiang University, Hangzhou 310027, China
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Employing phenylethyl phenyl ether (PPE) as a lignin model compound, tetralin as a solvent and hydrogen-donor, toluene-4-sulfonic acid (PTSA) as a catalyst, the regularity of decomposition of PPE was studied with the microwave and tetralin. The effect of microwave to the reaction was discussed and a possible mechanism on the degradation with the microwave and tetralin was presented. The HPLC results indicated that the conversion of PPE decreased with the increase of initial mass density of PPE and was improved with the increase of mass density of PSTA. Compared to reactions with traditional heat conduction, microwave irradiation promoted the decomposition reaction of PPE significantly, and the apparent activation energy for PPE decomposition with microwave decreased by 27.7%.

Published: 22 November 2013
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PAN Jing-ying, XIONG Jun, LV Xiu-yang. Kinetics study on microwave-assisted catalytic decomposition of  phenylethyl phenyl ether. J4, 2013, 47(6): 1104-1108.

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