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Issue 36 of Science@ifpen
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Processes are converting to microfluidics

The diversification of resources (atypical oil feeds or bio-based feeds) is leading to the development of new conversion processesa or to the upgrading of flexibility for existing ones. These
Issue 36 of Science@ifpen
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Raman: the secret of a successful separation

The development and optimization of chemical processes increasingly involves the instrumentation of pilot and industrial units with inline effluent analysis technologies, capable of supplying relevant
Science@ifpen n°35
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Catalyst selectivity: spectral investigations

THESIS BY FABIEN CARON
Science@ifpen n°32
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Pollutant emissions: better knowing them to fight them better

Vehicle approval certifies that the emissions of said vehicle meet the specifications imposed by existing standards. Although current regulations only concern a limited number of chemical species, the
Science@ifpen n°32
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Where aviation fuels are concerned... compromise is the name of the game

In the aviation sector, fuels derived from hydrotreated vegetable oils (HEFAa) are seen as an alternative to petroleum based Jet A-1b to reduce the environmental footprint of air transport. However
Science@ifpen n°32
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Observation of soot in a diesel flame

The reduction in IC engine particle emissions requires a detailed knowledge of the physicochemical processes at work during combustion. While fuels have long since been considered as a constant for
Issue 31 Science@ifpen
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Journey to the center of a droplet

THÈSE DE CHARLOTTE GALLOIS
Issue 28 Science@ifpen
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Extrusion: playing the SAXS for success!

Alumina, the archetypal material used for hydrotreatment catalyst supports, has a porous structure at supramolecular scales, determining the transport of oil feeds within it. This structure is largely