Monthly Archives: May 2013

TN-115 SC CO2 Extraction of Microalgae Oils for Biodiesel Production

Rudy Baskette, Supercritical Fluid Technologies, Inc Abstract As traditional oil reserves become limited, investigation into alternative energy sources becomes increasingly important.  Microalgae are a versatile, renewable resource.  Certain species can produce large amounts of lipids that can be converted to … Continue reading

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TN-114 SC CO2 Determination of Benzophenone Cloud Point

Rudy Baskette, Supercritical Fluid Technologies, Inc Abstract Benzophenone is a white crystalline organic substance with a slightly sweet rose geranium scent.  In industry it is typically utilized as a photo-initiator, since it breaks down UV light into free radicals when … Continue reading

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