Ethanol Production with Dilute Acid Hydrolysis Using Partially Dried Lignocellulosics

A process of converting lignocellulosic biomass to ethanol, comprising hydrolyzing lignocellulosic materials by subjecting dried lignocellulosic material in a reactor to a catalyst comprised of a dilute solution of a strong acid and a metal salt to lower the activation energy (i.e., the temperature) of cellulose hydrolysis and ultimately obtain higher sugar yields.

US 6,660,506   [MORE INFO]

Inventor(s): Fred A. Keller; Quang A. Nguyen; Melvin P. Tucker

Type of Offer: Licensing

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