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Fast pyrolysis is a new technology that shows considerable potential for producing high yields of liquid that can be directly used for fuel applications or used as a source of valuable chemicals. This introduction to fast pyrolysis summarises the essential features of the process and the product and describes the latest state of development of the technology.

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Authors: BRIDGWATER A V, Bio-Energy Research Group, Aston University, Birmingham (GB)
Bibliographic Reference: A chapter in "Fast Pyrolysis of Biomass: a handbook, Volume 1", EUR 18913. CPL Press, 1999. 194pp. 35 pounds sterling
Availability: Available from: CPL Press, Liberty House, The Enterprise Centre, New Greenham Park, Newbury, RG19 6HW, UK Tel: +44-1635-817408 Fax: +44-1635-817409 Email:
ISBN: 1-872691-07-2
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