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Big problem, little answer: overcoming bed agglomeration and reactor slagging during the gasification of barley straw under continuous operation (2020)
Journal Article
Aladbrabalameer, H., Taylor, M. J., Kauppinen, J., Soini, T., Pikkarainen, T., Skoulou, V., & Dunstan, T. (2020). Big problem, little answer: overcoming bed agglomeration and reactor slagging during the gasification of barley straw under continuous operation. Sustainable Energy & Fuels, 4(7), 3764-3772. https://doi.org/10.1039/d0se00155d

Defluidisation as a result of reactor bed agglomeration is a global challenge associated with the gasification of lignocellulosic biomass waste, specifically its high inorganic content. The use of conventional water leaching has been scrutanised for... Read More about Big problem, little answer: overcoming bed agglomeration and reactor slagging during the gasification of barley straw under continuous operation.

Augmented Leaching Pretreatments for Forest Wood Waste and Their Effect on Ash Composition and the Lignocellulosic Network (2020)
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Taylor, M. J., Alabdrabalameer, H. A., Michopoulos, A. K., Volpe, R., Skoulou, V., & Dunstan, T. (2020). Augmented Leaching Pretreatments for Forest Wood Waste and Their Effect on Ash Composition and the Lignocellulosic Network. ACS Sustainable Chemistry and Engineering, 8(14), 5674-5682. https://doi.org/10.1021/acssuschemeng.0c00351

© 2020 American Chemical Society. By augmenting conventional leaching technologies for the removal of ash constituents from lignocellulosic waste residues, a cleaner and energy efficient solution can be provided for critical industrial problems such... Read More about Augmented Leaching Pretreatments for Forest Wood Waste and Their Effect on Ash Composition and the Lignocellulosic Network.

Capillary structured suspensions from in situ hydrophobized calcium carbonate particles suspended in a polar liquid media (2017)
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Dunstan, T. S., Das, A. A. K., Starck, P., Stoyanov, S. D., & Paunov, V. N. (2018). Capillary structured suspensions from in situ hydrophobized calcium carbonate particles suspended in a polar liquid media. Langmuir : the ACS journal of surfaces and colloids, 34(1), 442-452. https://doi.org/10.1021/acs.langmuir.7b03589

© 2017 American Chemical Society. We demonstrate that capillary suspensions can be formed from hydrophilic calcium carbonate particles suspended in a polar continuous media and connected by capillary bridges formed of minute amounts of an immiscible... Read More about Capillary structured suspensions from in situ hydrophobized calcium carbonate particles suspended in a polar liquid media.

Thermally responsive capillary suspensions (2017)
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Das, A. A., Dunstan, T. S., Stoyanov, S. D., Starck, P., & Paunov, V. N. (2017). Thermally responsive capillary suspensions. ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces, 9(50), 44152-44160. https://doi.org/10.1021/acsami.7b11358

© 2017 American Chemical Society. We demonstrate that stimulus-responsive capillary-structured materials can be formed from hydrophobized calcium carbonate particles suspended in a non-polar phase (silicone oil) and bridged by very small amounts of a... Read More about Thermally responsive capillary suspensions.

The removal of thermally aged films of triacylglycerides by surfactant solutions (2013)
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Dunstan, T. S., & Fletcher, P. D. I. (2014). The removal of thermally aged films of triacylglycerides by surfactant solutions. Journal of surfactants and detergents, 17(5), 899-910. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11743-013-1514-9

Thermal ageing of triacylglycerides (TAG) at high temperatures produces films which resist removal using aqueous surfactant solutions. We used a mass loss method to investigate the removal of thermally aged TAG films from hard surfaces using aqueous... Read More about The removal of thermally aged films of triacylglycerides by surfactant solutions.

Compartmentalization and separation of aqueous reagents in the water droplets of water-in-oil high internal phase emulsions (2011)
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Dunstan, T. S., & Fletcher, P. D. I. (2011). Compartmentalization and separation of aqueous reagents in the water droplets of water-in-oil high internal phase emulsions. Langmuir : the ACS journal of surfaces and colloids, 27(7), 3409-3415. https://doi.org/10.1021/la200058d

We have compartmentalised aqueous reagents and indicator species within the micron-sized water droplets of mixed high internal phase emulsions (HIPEs). Mass transport of the reagents across the micron-thickness oil films separating the water droplets... Read More about Compartmentalization and separation of aqueous reagents in the water droplets of water-in-oil high internal phase emulsions.