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Chemical Technology

The Laboratory for Chemical Technology (LCT) integrates chemical science and engineering in its research on catalysis, polymerization, kinetics, reactor design and process design. LCT is part of the Department of Materials, Textiles and Chemical Engineering, within the Faculty of Engineering and Architecture at Ghent University in Belgium.

Publications

Gateway analysis for complex reaction mechanisms: Kinetic Informative Detachable (KID) sub-mechanisms

Branco Pinto, D.; Yablonsky, G.S.; Marin, G.B.; Constales, D.

Chemical Engineering Science

178, 183-193, 2018
SCI-IF: 2.895 (2016), ranking: 32/135, quartile: Q1
doi: 10.1016/j.ces.2017.12.018

Experimental and modeling study of the pyrolysis and combustion of dimethoxymethane

Vermeire, F.; Carstensen, H.-H.; Herbinet, O.; Battin-Leclerc, F.; Marin, G.B.; Van Geem, K.M.

Combustion and Flame

190, 270-283, 2018
SCI-IF: 3.663 (2016), ranking: 18/135, quartile: Q1
doi: 10.1016/j.combustflame.2017.12.001

How chain length dependency interferes with the bulk RAFT polymerization rate and microstructural control

De Rybel, N.; Van Steenberge, P.; Reyniers, M.-F.; D’hooge, D.R.; Marin, G.B.

Chemical Engineering Science

177 (23), 163–179, 2018
SCI-IF: 2.895 (2016), ranking: 32/135, quartile: Q1
doi: 10.1016/j.ces.2017.11.043

Effect of composition and preparation of supported MoO3 catalysts for anisole hydrodeoxygenation

Ranga, C.; Lødeng, R.; Alexiadis, V.; Rajkhowa, T.; Bjørkan, H.; Chytil, S.; Svenum, I. H.; Walmsley, J.; Detavernier, C.; Poelman, H.; Van Der Voort, P.; Thybaut, J.W.

Chemical Engineering Journal

335, 120-132, 2018
SCI-IF: 6.216 (2016), ranking: 6/135, quartile: Q1
doi: 10.1016/j.cej.2017.10.090

Bifunctional Co - and Ni- ferrites for catalyst-assisted chemical looping with alcohols

Dharanipragada A.; Galvita, V.V.; Poelman, H.; Buelens, L.C.; Detavernier, C.; Marin, G.B.

Applied Catalysis B: Environmental

222, 59-72, 2018
SCI-IF: 8.328 (2016), ranking: 3/135, quartile: Q1
doi: 10.1016/j.apcatb.2017.09.067

Ab initio calculations to understand RAFT exchange: the case of 2-cyano-2-propyl dodecyl trithiocarbonate and styrene

Desmet, G.; De Rybel, N.; Van Steenberge, P.; D’hooge, D.R.; Reyniers, M.-F.; Marin, G.B.

Macromolecular Rapid Communications

39 (2), 2018
SCI-IF: 4.265 (2016), ranking: 9/86, quartile: Q1
doi: 10.1002/marc.201700403

CoatAlloy Barrier Coating for Reduced Coke Formation in Steam Cracking Reactors: Experimental Validation and Simulations

Olahova, N.; Symoens, S.H.; Djokic, M.R.; Ristic, N.D.; Sarris, S.A.; Couvrat, M.; Riallant, F.; Chasselin, H.; Reyniers, M.-F.; Van Geem, K.M.

Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research

57 (3), 897−907, 2018
SCI-IF: 2.567 (2016), ranking: 34/135, quartile: Q2
doi: 10.1021/acs.iecr.7b04271

Modeling of RAFT Copolymerization with Crosslinking of Styrene/Divinylbenzene in Supercritical Carbon Dioxide

Lopez-Dominguez, P.; Hernández-Ortiz, J.C.; Vivaldo-Lima, E.

Macromolecular Theory and Simulations

27 (1), 1700064, 2018
SCI-IF: 1.724 (2016), ranking: 37/86, quartile: Q2
doi: 10.1002/mats.201700064

Application of Py-GC/MS coupled with PARAFAC2 and PLS-DA to study fast pyrolysis of genetically engineered poplars

Van Geem, K.M.; Marin, G.B.; Pilate, G.; Toraman, H.E.; Abrahamsson, V.; Boerjan, W.; Ronsse, F.; Vanacker, R.; Vanholme, R.

Journal of analytical and applied pyrolysis

129, 101-111, 2018
SCI-IF: 3.471 (2016), ranking: 14/76, quartile: Q1
doi: 10.1016/j.jaap.2017.11.022

Ab-Initio-Based Kinetic Modeling to Understand RAFT Exchange: The Case of 2-Cyano-2-Propyl Dodecyl Trithiocarbonate and Styrene

Desmet, G.; De Rybel, N.; Van Steenberge, P.; D’hooge, D.R.; Reyniers, M.-F.; Marin, G.B.

Macromolecular Rapid Communications

39 (2), 1700403, 2018
SCI-IF: 4.265 (2016), ranking: 9/86, quartile: Q1
doi: 10.1002/marc.201700403

A model of tetrahydrofuran low-temperature oxidation based on theoretically calculated rate constants

Fenard, Y.; Gil, A.; Vanhove, G.; Carstensen, H.-H.; Van Geem, K.M.; Westmoreland, P.R.; Herbinet, O.; Battin-Leclerc, F.

Combustion and Flame

191, 252-269, 2018
SCI-IF: 3.663 (2016), ranking: 18/135, quartile: Q1
doi: 10.1016/j.combustflame.2018.01.006

Kinetics of Homogeneous and Heterogeneous Reactions in the Reductive Aminolysis of Glucose with Dimethylamine

Poissonnier, J.; Pelckmans, M.; Van Waes, F.E.A.; Moonen, K.; Sels, B.; Thybaut, J.W.; Marin, G.B.

Applied Catalysis B: Environmental

227, 161-169, 2018
SCI-IF: 8.328 (2016), ranking: 3/135, quartile: Q1
doi: 10.1016/j.apcatb.2018.01.025

Compositional Characterization of Pyrolysis Fuel Oil from Naphtha and Vacuum Gas Oil

Ristic, N.D.; Djokic, M.R.; Delbeke, E.; Gonzáles-Quiroga, A.; Stevens, C.V.; Van Geem, K.M.; Marin, G.B.

Energy & Fuels

32 (2), 1276-1286, 2018
SCI-IF: 3.091 (2016), ranking: 27/135, quartile: Q1
doi: 10.1021/acs.energyfuels.7b03242

Non-Isothermal Modeling of Dark Current-Voltage Measurements of a CIGS Solar Cell

Obradovic, A.; Toch, K.; Coppens, B.; Khelifi, S.; Lauwaert, J.; Thybaut, J.W.

ECS Journal of Solid State Science and Technology

7 (2), 50-54, 2018
SCI-IF: 1.787 (2016), ranking: 68/148, quartile: Q2
doi: 10.1149/2.0101802jss

Coking Tendency of 25Cr-35Ni Alloys: Influence of Temperature, Sulfur Addition, and Cyclic Aging

Olahova, N.; Sarris, S.A.; Reyniers, M.-F.; Marin, G.B.; Van Geem, K.M.

Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research

57 (9), 3138-3148, 2018
SCI-IF: 2.567 (2016), ranking: 34/135, quartile: Q2
doi: 10.1021/acs.iecr.7b04719

The role of water in the reusability of aminated silica catalysts for aldol reactions

De Vylder, A.; Lauwaert, J.; Esquivel, D.; Poelman, D.; De Clercq, J.; Van Der Voort, P.; Thybaut, J.W.

Journal of Catalysis

361, 51-61, 2018
SCI-IF: 6.844 (2016), ranking: 5/135, quartile: Q1
doi: 10.1016/j.jcat.2018.02.016

PdZn nanoparticle catalyst formation for ethanol dehydrogenation: active metal impregnation vs incorporation

De Waele, J.; Galvita, V.V.; Poelman, H.; Detavernier, C.; Thybaut, J.W.

Applied Catalysis A General

555, 12-19, 2018
SCI-IF: 3.942 (2014), ranking: 22/221, quartile: Q1
doi: 10.1016/j.apcata.2018.02.005

Insight in kinetics from pre-edge features using time resolved in situ XAS

Dharanipragada A.; Galvita, V.V.; Poelman, H.; Buelens, L.C.; Longo, A.; Marin, G.B.

AIChE Journal

64 (4), 1339-1349, 2018
SCI-IF: 2.836 (2016), ranking: 35/135, quartile: Q2
doi: 10.1002/aic.16017

On the mechanisms of secondary flows in a Gas Vortex Unit

Niyogi, K.; Torregrosa, M.M.; Shtern, V.N.; Marin, G.B.; Heynderickx, G.J.

AIChE Journal

64 (5), 1859-1873, 2018
SCI-IF: 2.836 (2016), ranking: 35/135, quartile: Q2
doi: 10.1002/aic.16087

Numerical and experimental evaluation of heat transfer in helically corrugated tubes

Van Cauwenberge, D.J.; Dedeyne, J.N.; Van Geem, K.M.; Marin, G.B.; Floré, J.

AIChE Journal

64 (5), 1702-1713, 2018
SCI-IF: 2.836 (2016), ranking: 35/135, quartile: Q2
doi: 10.1002/aic.16038

Oil-in-Water Emulsion Impregnated Electrospun Poly(ethylene terephthalate) Fiber Mat as a Novel Tool for Optical Fiber Cleaning

Devlaminck, D.J.G.; Rahman, M.M.; Dash, M.; Samal, K.S.; Watte, j.; Van Vliergerghe, S.; Dubruel, P.

Journal of Colloid and Interface Science

520, 64-69, 2018
SCI-IF: 4233 (2016), ranking: 35/146, quartile: Q1
doi: 10.1016/j.jcis.2018.02.035

Enhancing zeolite performance via novel architectures in a mesoscale continuous flow Diels-Alder process

Seghers, S.; Lefevere, J.; Mullens, S.; De Vylder, A.; Thybaut, J.W.; Stevens, C.V.

ChemSusChem

11, 1-9, 2018
SCI-IF: 7.226 (2016), ranking: 24/166, quartile: Q1
doi: 10.1002/cssc.201800362

Automated Reaction Database and Reaction Network Analysis: Extraction of Reaction Templates using Cheminformatics

Plehiers, P.; Marin, G.B.; Stevens, C.V.; Van Geem, K.M.

Journal of Cheminformatics

10 (11), 2018
SCI-IF: 4220 (2016), ranking: 35/166, quartile: Q1
doi: 10.1186/s13321-018-0269-8

Detailed experimental and kinetic modeling study of cyclopentadiene pyrolysis in the presence of ethene

Vervust, A.J.; Djokic, M.R.; Merchant, S.S.; Carstensen, H.-H.; Long, A.E.; Marin, G.B.; Green, W.H.; Van Geem, K.M.

Energy & Fuels

32 (3), 3920-3934, 2018
SCI-IF: 3.091 (2016), ranking: 27/135, quartile: Q1
doi: 10.1021/acs.energyfuels.7b03560

Catalyst-assisted chemical looping auto-thermal dry reforming: Spatial structuring effects on process efficiency

Hu, J. W.; Galvita, V.V.; Poelman, H.; Detavernier, C.; Marin, G.B.

Applied Catalysis B: Environmental

231, 123-136, 2018
SCI-IF: 9.446 (2016), ranking: 1/49, quartile: Q1
doi: 10.1016/j.apcatb.2018.03.004

Catalytic Reductive Aminolysis of Reducing Sugars: Elucidation of Reaction Mechanism

Pelckmans, M.; Mihaylov, T.; Faveere, W.; Poissonnier, J.; Van Waes, F.E.A.; Moonen, K.; Marin, G.B.; Thybaut, J.W.; Pierloot, K.; Sels, B

ACS Catalysis

8, 4201-4212, 2018
SCI-IF: 10.614 (2016), ranking: 11/146, quartile: Q1
doi: 10.1021/acscatal.8b00619

Ab-initio derived group additivity model for intramolecular hydrogen abstraction reactions

Van de Vijver, R.; Sabbe, M.K.; Reyniers, M.-F.; Van Geem, K.M.; Marin, G.B.

PCCP

20, 10877-10894, 2018
SCI-IF: 4.123 (2016), ranking: 38/146, quartile: Q2
doi: 10.1039/C7CP07771H

Fast pyrolysis oil stabilization kinetics over a Ni-Cu catalyst using propionic acid as a model compound

Otyuskaya, D.; Thybaut, J.W.; Alexiadis, V.; Alekseeva, M.; Venderbosch, R.; Yakovlev, V.; Marin, G.B.

Applied Catalysis B: Environmental

233 (5), 46-57, 2018
SCI-IF: 9.446 (2016), ranking: 1/49, quartile: Q1
doi: 10.1016/j.apcatb.2018.03.062

Analytical and advanced kinetic models for characterization of chain-growth copolymerization: the state-of-the-art

Fierens, S.; Van Steenberge, P.; Reyniers, M.-F.; D'hooge, D.; Marin, G.B.

Reaction Chemistry & Engineering

3, 128-145, 2018
doi: 10.1039/c7re00206h

Prediction of the PIONA and oxygenate composition of unconventional fuels with the Pseudo-Component Property Estimation (PCPE)

Tipler, S.; Parente, A.; Coussement, A.; Contino, F.; Symoens, S.H.; Djokic, M.R.; Van Geem, K.M.

SAE International Journal of Fuels and Lubricants

2018
doi: doi:10.4271/2018-01-0905

Ni nanoparticles and the Kirkendall effect in dry reforming of methane

Pegios, N.; Bliznuk, V; Theofanidis, S.A.; Galvita, V.V.; Marin, G.B.; Palkovits, R.; Simeonov, K.

Applied Surface Science

452 (15), 239-247, 2018
SCI-IF: 3387 (2016), ranking: 46/146, quartile: Q2
doi: doi:10.1016/j.apsusc.2018.04.229

Fe-Based Nano-Materials in Catalysis

Theofanidis, S.A.; Galvita, V.V.; Konstantopoulos, C.; Poelman, H.; Marin, G.B.

Materials

11 (5), 831, 2018
SCI-IF: 2.651 (2014), ranking: 54/259, quartile: Q1
doi: doi:10.3390/ma11050831

CO Adsorption Site Preference on Platinum: Charge Is the Essence

Gunasooriya, G.T.K.K.; Saeys, M.

ACS Catalysis

8 (5), 3770, 2018
SCI-IF: 10.614 (2016), ranking: 11/146, quartile: Q1
doi: 10.1021/acscatal.8b00214

Analysis of volume‐to‐surface ratio effects on methane oxidative coupling using microkinetic modeling

Alexiadis, V.; Serres, T.; Marin, G.B.; Mirodatos, C.; Thybaut, J.W.; Schuurman, Y.

AIChE Journal

2018
SCI-IF: 2.836 (2016), ranking: 35/135, quartile: Q2
doi: 10.1002/aic.16152

An Evaluation of the Impact of SG1 Disproportionation and the Addition of Styrene in NMP of Methyl Methacrylate

Fierens, S.; Van Steenberge, P.; Vermeire, F.; Reyniers, M.-F.; Marin, G.B.; D’hooge, D.R.

AIChE Journal

SCI-IF: 2.836 (2016), ranking: 35/135, quartile: Q2
doi: 10.1002/aic.16111

Upgrading the value of anaerobic digestion via chemical production from grid injected biomethane

Verbeeck, K.; Buelens, L.C.; Galvita, V.V.; Marin, G.B.; Van Geem, K.M.; Rabaey, K.

Energy & Environmental Science

doi: 10.1039/C8EE01059E

Synthesis and biological evaluation of bolaamphiphilic sophorolipids

L. K. W.; Soetaert, W.; Van Bogaert, I. N. A.; Van Geem, K.M.; Stevens, C.V.

ACS Sustainable Chemistry & Engineering

SCI-IF: 6708 (2016), ranking: 26/166, quartile: Q1
doi: 10.1021/acssuschemeng.8b01354

Evaluation of biological properties and fate in the environment of a new class of biosurfactants

Liwarska-Bizukoj, E.; Olejnik, D.; Delbeke, E.; Van Geem, K.M.; Stevens, C.V.

Chemosphere

200 (/), 561-568, 2018
doi: 10.1016/j.chemosphere.2018.02.145

Fe-Containing Magnesium Aluminate Support for Stability and Carbon Control during Methane Reforming

Theofanidis, S.A.; Galvita, V.V.; Poelman, H.; Dharanipragada A.; Longo, A.; Meledina, M.; Tendeloo, G.; Detavernier, C.; Marin, G.B.

ACS Catalysis

8, 5983–5995, 2018
SCI-IF: 10.614 (2016), ranking: 11/146, quartile: Q1
doi: 10.1021/acscatal.8b01039