The lyocell process: Cellulose solutions in N-Methylmorpholine-N-oxide (NMMO) - degradation processes and stabilizersAuthor(s): Thomas Rosenau; Thomas Elder; Antje Potthast; Sixta Herbert; Paul Kosma
Source: In: 12th International Symposium on Wood and Pulping Chemistry, June 9-12, Madison, Wisconsin, p. 305-308
Publication Series: Miscellaneous Publication
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DescriptionHomolytic (radical) reactions in the system cellulose / N-methylmorpholine-N-oxide (NMMO, 1) involve a primary, nitrogen-centered cation radical (2), and two secondary, carbon-centered radical species (3, 4). Radical formation &om NMMO is strongly promoted by transition metal ions.
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CitationRosenau, Thomas; Elder, Thomas; Potthast, Antje; Herbert, Sixta; Kosma, Paul. 2003. The lyocell process: Cellulose solutions in N-Methylmorpholine-N-oxide (NMMO) - degradation processes and stabilizers. In: 12th International Symposium on Wood and Pulping Chemistry, June 9-12, Madison, Wisconsin, p. 305-308
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