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Production of Zinc from the Reduction of ZnO in the Presence of Cellulose in a Solar Simulator

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Jacques Lédé, Olivier Boutin, Enrique Elorza-Ricart, Monique Ferrer, Frédéric Mollard

Laboratoire des Sciences du Génie Chimique, CNRS-ENSIC, 1 rue Grandville–BP 451, F-54001 NANCY Cedex, France

J. Sol. Energy Eng 123(2), 102-108 (Jan 01, 2001) (7 pages) doi:10.1115/1.1352738 History: Received August 01, 2000; Revised January 01, 2001

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Cellulose primary pyrolysis pathways 6
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Scheme of the experimental set up (Image furnace experiments)
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Variations of the total number of moles of zinc (Zn on the pellet+Zn and ZnO on the walls and the filter) formed during the reaction, as a function of the time of flash
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Theoretical variations, as a function of time, of the temperatures of the front surface of cylindrical pellets submitted to a constant flux density (Intermediate Liquid Compound ILC and ZnO). The single line curve corresponds to the interface between ILC and cellulose).

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